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The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks: Behind the Story - (A Background Information Book Companion)
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 3,590. Language: English. Published: March 13, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Woman biographies
Loved the novel? And you've devoured the last morsel of your savory book. Now what? If you still have the stomach that yearns for more, "Behind the Story" will be a most delightful surprise. Enjoy this basket full of hand-picked treats collected from various sources all over the internet, compiled as an easy, concise and info-rich serving just for you! Try your sample now!
The Simple Guide To Nelson Mandela
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Series: The Simple Guide To. Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 4,600. Language: English. Published: March 12, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Presidents & heads of state
This short, simple guide tells you all about Nelson Mandela, from his early years with the ANC, through the turbulent times and tough decisions on the use of violence for the cause, to his working with the South African government to end apartheid. On becoming president and transforming the great nation of South Africa. History in the making
My Turkish Missile Crisis
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Price: $2.49 USD. Words: 11,160. Language: English. Published: March 12, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Not all the drama played out in Washington and Cuba. This is an absorbing and frightening account of Joseph Maiolo's experience as a 24-year-old Air Force officer manning NATO missiles in Turkey in October, 1962, on the frontline of the Cuban Missile Crisis, and the tense months that follow until president Kennedy's assassination.
Chasing a World Record
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 13,070. Language: English. Published: March 12, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Skydiving
Chasing a World Record is the story of an average skydiver who decides to become a world record holder, participating in Jump For The Cause 2002, a female world record attempt series & benefit for the City of Hope. Told through postings to an internet forum, the story follows the author from flat on her back after back surgery to world record holder. 25% of sales to be donated to cancer research.
Bastard Windows
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 19,280. Language: English. Published: March 11, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
From a difficult upbringing of verbal and physical abuse from his father, two nervous breakdowns, four years of post-traumatic stress, two suicide attempts, his life raped in all aspects from the confines of controlled religion, Bastard Windows is the true life story of Reverend Stu Strang on his healing 99-days through Europe to live love. Packed with heart warming confessions and unique humour.
220: S I F T I N G ~ The Alien Battle Royale or How we met the Spirit of Kurt Cobain
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Price: $15.97 USD. Words: 14,020. Language: English. Published: March 10, 2012 by Eternal Youth Empire. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Celebrity biography
"220" deals with the themes of spiritual contact, channeling from beyond, alien encounters, unexplained phenomena such as stigmata; telepathy, remote viewing, and remote influencing. *special thanks to Von Launius for suggesting the title of this work. Basically it chronicles the telepathic illuminati celebrity mindark from which Veronica Grey chooses not to actively participate.
Problem-Solving 101: Can You Solve the Problem?
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Price: Free! Words: 8,860. Language: English. Published: March 10, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
On the banks of the Chickahominy River, George Armstrong Custer once listened for a while to his superior officers argue about the depth of the river, then he solved the problem of determining how deep the river was. How did he do it?
The Farm: Walking with the Past, Johnston Family History
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 3,510. Language: English. Published: March 9, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Cultural heritage
History and anecdotes of the Johnston Family Farm and the Johnstons who've lived there.
Drifting into Oblivion
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 9,780. Language: English. Published: March 7, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Cancer
You're 39, just got married and everything looks bright until the sudden discovery of colon cancer. A first hand account of the events that follow written by Andrew Ian Dodge and his wife Kim Dodge. A percentage of the proceeds will go to Maine Cancer Foundation.
Life of Spinoza
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Price: Free! Words: 8,880. Language: English. Published: March 6, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Philosopher biography
A new version of the earliest biography of the seventeenth century Dutch philosopher Baruch de Spinoza.
THE BADASS BUREAUCRAT - A MEMOIR
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Price: $15.95 USD. Words: 10. Language: English. Published: March 5, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
Arthur Murray's story began in the depths of the Great Depression in Seattle, Washington. With Irish-Catholic roots he was the youngest of three sons raised by his mother. Art's meteoric rise defied the odds as he struggled against entrenched government bureaucrats who feathered their own nests instead of protecting the public's interest. An incredible story of wits, luck and success.
The Big German: Dirk Nowitzki's journey to NBA champion
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 10,800. Language: English. Published: March 2, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Sports biography
By being himself and becoming a champion, Dirk Nowitzki rose from 10-time All-Star and 2007 league MVP and being arguably the best European-born player in NBA history to transcendent athlete.
The Oat Project - Release 1
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 13,260. Language: English. Published: February 29, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
What happens when a 37 year-old, married, mother of three decides to sow 25 wild oats which her upbringing as a preacher’s daughter said would lead straight to hell? Over one summer, Jené Jackson found out. Join her in the first of these adventures: Marijuana. (“Drugs!”)
Confronted by Poverty on a 1st Mission Trip
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 13,320. Language: English. Published: February 29, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
In 2001 I set out to visit my first undeveloped (third world) country. I had made friends with some guys from PNG and I really wanted to visit them. Well I was so confronted by the poverty and the struggle of daily life I became determined that I was going to help somehow.
LawCrossing’s Judges Guide
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Price: Free! Words: 11,460. Language: English. Published: February 29, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Law enforcement
LawCrossing’s Judges Guide features profiles of inspirational and influential judges who apply the law and oversee the legal process in courts around the country. They have presided over cases everywhere from superior courts to television courts—and there’s even a potential Supreme Court nominee thrown in.
The Life and Times of Mary Roberts Rinehart
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 5,300. Language: English. Published: February 25, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Artists, architects, & photographers
Mary Roberts Rinehart was often called the American Agatha Christie. Her "Had-I-But-Known" mysteies created a formula for writing that has inspired thousands of writers. But who was Rinehart? Find out in this short biography.
The Simple Guide To Selena Gomez
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Series: The Simple Guide To. Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 4,470. Language: English. Published: February 24, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Celebrity biography
Selena Gomez really has lived a fairy tale. Growing up in an average neighborhood, going through the divorce of her parents and being an only child could have been lonely, she did grow up with many other children. She got the inspiration for acting from her mother. After being in a band she has now decided to concentrate on her acting. Has she now met her prince charming, how will this story end?
The Life and Times of Franz Kafka
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 5,170. Language: English. Published: February 22, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Reference
The founder of Kafkaesque literature, Franz Kafka is one of the most influencial writers who ever lived. But who was he really? Find out here in this short biography.
Finding Your Own Inner Strength
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,680. Language: English. Published: February 21, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
One woman's struggle to work past her pain and desire to end her life as she realized she had a purpose; that she needed to stay and find out who she was meant to be.
The Life and Times of Edith Wharton
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 5,190. Language: English. Published: February 16, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Woman biographies
Edith Wharton is one of the most influencial American female writers; her works have inspired thousands of writers, but who inspired her? Find out in this short work about her life and times.