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I Didn't Know Biomedical Engineering Was an Option
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Price: Free! Words: 8,480. Language: English. Published: July 10, 2014. Category: Essay » Sociology
This book gives one woman's perspective, from personal experience, on the lack of minority group representation in the STEM fields.
How God's Light Blinded Me
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Price: Free! Words: 8,780. Language: English (New Zealand dialect). Published: July 8, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Religious biography
After 32 years of being a dedicated Christian, Mason Torrey stumbles across difficult logic and faces the hardest decision of his life.
Losing Dad, Paranoid Schizophrenia: A Family's Search for Hope
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Price: $4.99 USD. (At checkout, enter SSW25 for 25 % off!) Words: 92,710. Language: English. Published: July 3, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Psychology » Mental illness
Losing Dad, Paranoid Schizophrenia: A Family's Search for Hope is the compelling true story of a family’s struggle with the sudden onset of their father’s severe mental illness and subsequent homelessness. The perspectives of his three children, his spouse, and his own distorted reality combine to offer readers a glimpse of a world that will feel hauntingly familiar or dramatically eye-opening.
A Painful Journey
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Price: Free! Words: 5,560. Language: English. Published: July 2, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography
This is a true story about a woman who is forced to leave her home, north of Kimberley, with five young children at the outbreak of the Boer War in 1899. She undertakes a journey of a 1000 kilometres partly through a war torn country and semi desert area of South Africa to reach the safety of Cape Town.
This is My Story... Growing Up on the Farm
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Price: Free! Words: 41,030. Language: English. Published: July 1, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
This Is My Story…Growing Up On The Farm takes place on the family farm where I was born in 1933 and covers the first ten years of my life. The idea for writing this book is to share this type of information with our children and grandchildren. I felt that some of our friends and relatives also might be interested in this book too.
Skid Marks
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Price: Free! Words: 24,640. Language: English. Published: June 29, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
The three stars lined up vertically and to the naked eye, looked like lights in a block of flats. The vertical celestial line up was directly above Coventry bus station and was an indication from the Lyra Constellation several light years away. This special line up was telling the people of the West Midlands (and England, probably the world) that the greatest bus driver was to start his training.
Paper Dragons
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Price: Free! Words: 3,940. Language: English. Published: June 27, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Relationships and Family » Family relationships
What would do with time that you didn’t think you'd have? In the wake of an illness that rocked their lives, Faith tries to pick up pieces of the past in an attempt to make life whole for herself and her brother John. Paper Dragons examines the kind of grief that is created by lost time, and the stories that break relationships apart—and puts them back together.
Stories of the Scholar Mohammad Amin Sheikho
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Price: Free! Words: 121,900. Language: English. Published: June 27, 2014 by amin-sheikho.com. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Religious biography
Mohammad Amin Sheikho - Birth: 1890 A.D. - Death: 1964 A.D. - Precept: Interpretation of the Holy Qur’an. Scholar M. A. Sheikho was born in al-Ward district in Sarouja Quarter, one of the historical districts of Damascus, in Syria which was called mini-Istanbul during the period of the Ottoman rule. He was raised in an Arab style house situated opposite the famous public al-Ward Bathhouse.
From the Somme to “Sydney’s Little Chicago"
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Price: Free! Words: 67,000. Language: Australian English. Published: June 26, 2014 by booksunleashed. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Lancashire-born George at 17 leaves his girlfriend Olive in Sydney for Gallipoli. In 1916 he is caught by a shell at the Somme. He becomes an accountant at a village near Sydney that grows into a centre of industry. During a local power struggle after World War II George backs one side and Olive the other. The struggle leads to national headlines about 'Sydney's Little Chicago'.
Anatomy of a Life
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Price: $9.99 USD. (At checkout, enter SSW25 for 25 % off!) Words: 223,030. Language: English. Published: June 26, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Relationships and Family » Abuse / general
Anatomy of a Life is a haunting and heart-rending memoir, a truly inspirational story strongly recommended to anyone struggling to find their place in this world. It brings to light what most people bury deep inside and never speak of; raw emotion expressed in a unique and captivating style as well as including little known facts on abuse and the diverse effects ill-treatment has on one's psyche
Ms’ Guided Angel
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Price: $2.99 USD. (At checkout, enter SSW50 for 50 % off!) Words: 75,190. Language: English. Published: June 25, 2014 by MyVoice Publishing Ltd. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Woman biographies
Caroline Carey survived sexual abuse, violent husbands and single parenting to raise six children and become one of today's most respected teachers of shamanic dance. This is her story.
Breathe
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Price: Free! Words: 1,470. Language: English. Published: June 25, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
A short story about a young man's seven life-threatening heart conditions. Breathe was a winner in Marlboro Colleges Beautiful Minds Challenge!
Know Who You're Working With in Real Estate!: From tips on real estate to working as a team, the Oros sisters let you in on all they have learned from New York City.
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Price: Free! Words: 4,170. Language: English. Published: June 23, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Career Guides » Business Management
From personal stories to tips on real estate in NYC, learn how two sisters balance working, living, traveling and spending most of their time together. You will learn the basic information necessary to start the process of apartment hunt and understand the benefits of working together as a team with your real estate broker.
Seasons With Christ, My Journey From Different To Distinguished
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Price: Free! Words: 34,230. Language: English. Published: June 22, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Christian Life / Inspirational
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Seasons with Christ is a personal story of finding acceptance and purpose in Jesus Christ. It shows that God’s love is never-ending, His grace is sufficient, and He has a perfect plan for you.
How I became a conservative
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Price: Free! Words: 28,500. Language: English. Published: June 19, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
An odyssey through college, New York slums, domestic version of the peace corps, welfare, running a home for mental patients, land-lording, and writing.
Third Generation Artist
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Price: Free! Words: 1,480. Language: English. Published: June 15, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Artists
Angela Gonyea was born in upstate New York, in the small city of Plattsburgh, which is very near the Canadian boarder right on Lake Champlain. With the beauty of the Adirondack Park, with its amazing mountains, always as her backdrop. She often says how can you grow up in this beauty and not be an artist. This is a collection of some of her Art.
Histoire de l’Erudit
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Price: Free! Words: 15,220. Language: French. Published: June 13, 2014 by amin-sheikho.com. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
Table des matiérs -Le grand saint -L’histoire du brave garson et la fée -Un épisode d’une enfance de noblesse -La vir ilité d’un enfant -L’aventure du petit cavalier -une bonne leçon au marchand de fruits et de légumes -Bénies soient tes mains, lionceau du quartier -l’ Arene de combat -le garçon courageux et sa réaction pratique à l’égard de son oncle maternel -le jeune Amine et Nuit de l’Al-Qadr
Great Writers: Philip K. Dick
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Price: $1.49 USD. (At checkout, enter SSW25 for 25 % off!) Words: 1,120. Language: English. Published: June 11, 2014 by Web of Life Solutions. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Artists, architects, & photographers
A look at some of the writers who have inspired me, and millions of others... In this edition, Philip K. Dick.
Catching Butterflies
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Price: Free! Words: 103,130. Language: English. Published: June 11, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
The random memories of my Dad's life as told in his unique and N'awlins gumbo style. The Spirit of Louisiana, and the Big Easiness of New Orleans, flows through these recollections reflecting his ever present joie de vivre. For 6 years, Dad sent 2 or 3 stories every other week to each of his 8 children in the mail. Come and "catch a butterfly" with Pops as his life is captured one smile at a time.
Brave Emilia - The Story of Countess Emilia Plater
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Price: Free! Words: 1,480. Language: British English. Published: June 11, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Woman biographies
The story of Emilia Plater (Emilija Pliateryté), a feminist and revolutionary icon. Retold by Hazel Plater, illustrated by Becky Johnson.