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The Flaming Marshmallow - Part 1
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 14,870. Language: English. Published: April 23, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
I had many adventures when I was young. Running from the police, wild women, egging houses, breaking windows, getting away, getting caught, winning fights, losing fights, making out with girls, skipping school, sneaking out at night, summer camp,leeches, outhouses, falling in love, falling out of love, first striptease show , wild women, wilder women and then I turned thirteen.
Smashwords Job Application
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Price: Free! Words: 710. Language: English. Published: April 22, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Business biography
This is my preliminary application to join the Smashwords vetting team in Los Gatos and display my meticulous formatting skills.
Finding Your Way Out of Domestic Abuse and Back To The True You
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Price: $7.95 USD. Words: 6,890. Language: English. Published: April 20, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
This is my story, how I survived domestic abuse, found mental and physical wellness in my madness, it is a journey of self-sacrifice amongst fear but most of all of finding a true love of self.
Tyson - The Concise Biography of Iron Mike
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 10,060. Language: English. Published: April 20, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Boxing
In his prime Tyson was the most dominant fighter the sport of boxing had ever seen. At twenty he became the youngest heavyweight champion in history after winning his first nineteen fights by KO. This mini bio covers Tyson’s life and career, beginning with his criminal childhood, through to his amateur career, his meteoric rise to champion, his shock fall from grace, and eventual retirement.
All about Fidel Castro
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Series: Study Gudes: English Literature, Book 209. Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 9,850. Language: English. Published: April 20, 2012 by Raja Sharma. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Political biography
No other revolutionary leader has influenced the modern world as has Castro, for his impregnable ideology kept him the leader of his people in Cuba for more than four decades.
Looking for Harper Lee: An Essay
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,590. Language: English. Published: April 19, 2012. Category: Essay » Literature
Novelist Mark Childress (Crazy in Alabama, Georgia Bottoms) happened to be born in Monroeville, Alabama--a town Harper Lee called Maycomb when she wrote To Kill a Mockingbird. For years as a journalist, Childress was told to pursue an interview with the reclusive author, who refused all entreaties. This essay describes the importance of her novel to Southern fiction and why Lee remains a mystery.
John F Kennedy: The man and His Inspirational Words Famous JFK Quotes to Lift & Motivate
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,400. Language: English. Published: April 19, 2012 by Alan Rowley. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Political biography
John F Kennedy: The man and His Inspirational Words Famous JFK Quotes to Lift & Motivate
Muhammad Ali! The Man, His Life and His Famous Quotes - Classic Edition
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,850. Language: English. Published: April 19, 2012 by Alan Rowley. Category: Nonfiction » Reference » Quotations
Muhammad Ali! A brilliantly edited and compiled ‘flip through’ guide to the living legend’s life and times and quotes. Not another boringly long and tedious list of facts that you can’t be bothered to read past the 1st page – This is your pocket sized collection of Ali memorabilia.
Love Your Traumatic Brain Injury
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Price: $3.88 USD. Words: 7,100. Language: English. Published: April 18, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
A twenty-year-old suffers a traumatic brain injury, and within five months starts freshman year at college over again. Here: Enter the mind and body of that boy the first few days waking up - unaware of suffering a TBI, falling into dreams that steal yesterdays in his sleep. This memoir cuts cleanly through these moments alive in a foreign world, with a foreign self, and reappearing family ghosts.
Mary Upton Ferrin - Earliest Massachusetts Pioneer In Woman Suffrage
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 16,090. Language: English. Published: April 16, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography
Biography of Mary Upton Ferrin, credited with taking the first step for Woman Suffrage in Massachusetts. To Commemorate the 75th Anniversary of Woman Suffrage 1920-1995.
Adventures With Oinkie
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Price: Free! Words: 1,570. Language: English. Published: April 15, 2012 by 4E Inc. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
Follow Oinkie on some of his adventures meeting new people, exploring new places plus learn about Oinkie.
Roy Acuff and Me
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 1,950. Language: English. Published: April 13, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
A tribute to Roy Acuff and his fiddle. Childhood memories of listening to Roy Acuff on battery powered radio in the late 1930's and how he instilled in me a lasting love of fiddle music. Includes my memorable and inspiring visit with Mr Acuff in the 1980's at the Grand Ole Opry in Nashville.
Marilyn Monroe: Legend and Tragedy, an essay (The David Morrell Cultural-Icon Series)
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 7,730. Language: English. Published: April 11, 2012 and represented by Dystel and Goderich Literary Management. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Celebrity biography
Few movie stars made as great an impact as Marilyn Monroe. Two of the men she married made a powerful cultural impact. In this moving essay, David Morrell analyses Monroe’s poignant life, which had more significance than any movie in which she appeared. Even her most knowledgeable fans will find something new in this in-depth homage to a star whose luster outshone her films.
John Lennon: Quick Quips, Cryptic Quotes & Cool Comments!
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,570. Language: English. Published: April 10, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Artists, architects, & photographers
Like John Lennon? You’ll love this! It’s a positive reminder to true genius. No matter how many books you have about Lennon, don’t miss this – it celebrates his quick wit, sense of humour and undoubted wisdom, and his ability to kill with one word at 50 paces!
The Who: Before They Were Famous The loudest Rock Band in the World
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 8,140. Language: English. Published: April 10, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Celebrity biography
The Who! Every true rock fan’s No.1 Band. The true story of how the band actually got started on the road of damage, destruction and Maximum R&B.
A Satin Place/Hope After Abortion
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 5,930. Language: English. Published: April 10, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
Millions of women suffer from the aftermath of abortion. It's our country's best kept secret. This author shares her story. Nineteen, single and pregnant, those she loved and trusted the most told her she should have an abortion. No one cared what she wanted. Little did she know the impact it would have on her for the rest of her life.
Memories from Canada to Colorado
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Price: Free! Words: 1,360. Language: English. Published: April 9, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Taking a small boy on the train to Denver from Toronto was not an easy decision but we had the time of our lives! We learned how to ride horses and ski in the Rockies.
Ultramarine and Yellow Dreams
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Price: Free! Words: 690. Language: English. Published: April 6, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
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A short, humorous essay describing the author's acceptance as an art student in post-war Austria to a foreign exchange program in the United States.
Visions of My Father: Ode to Killer Joe
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 10,900. Language: English. Published: April 6, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
His hand gripped my bicycle seat as he ran alongside me that warm summer day. Even though he was young and strong, he was breathing heavily, keeping me upright while we made our way down the street. “Don’t let go me go, Daddy,” I said as I steadied myself. “I won’t let go of you; not until you can do it on your own.” I want to share my Dad, Joe Romano, with you and what a wonderful father he was!
John Wayne: The Westerns
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 10,360. Language: English. Published: April 6, 2012 and represented by Dystel and Goderich Literary Management. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Celebrity biography
Few film actors had the lasting popularity of John Wayne, especially when he appeared in westerns. In this comprehensive essay, Rambo-creator David Morrell analyzes Wayne’s career in westerns and explores his fascinating, complex personality, including his Latin studies in high school and his skills as a chess player. Even Wayne’s most knowledgeable fans will be surprised by this insightful essay.