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A Frenchman's Duty: A Foot Soldier's Journey through the First World War by J. Michael Dumoulin
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In October 1914, on his 20th birthday, Arthur, a butcher living in Roubaix, France, raced around an invading German army to enlist. Arthur’s journal details the chaos and dangers in north France during the first months of WWI and continues across the next four years, sometimes offering new information and insights about little-reported skirmishes preceding or mopping up after better known battles.
Margaret of Wessex: Mother, Saint, and Queen of Scots by Laurel A. Rockefeller
Series: The Legendary Women of World History, 10. Price: $2.99 USD. (Free!) Words: 25,310. Language: English. Published: March 9, 2020. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Cultural heritage, Nonfiction » Biography » Woman biographies
The 11th century was a dangerous time to be of the line unbroken of King Æthelred II Unread and his first queen, Æfgifu of York. Recalled to England from Hungary by Edward the Confessor and made a political prisoner, Margaret and her family found King Máel Coluim mac Donnchadh Ceann Mhor's invitation to his court in Dunfermline the long-awaited answer to her prayers.
Heirs To The Legacy - A Generational Memoir by Steve Warford
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Heirs To The Legacy began as a personal memoir, driven by two statements from the latter years of Dr. Warford's career: "It takes a lot of third-graders to make one engineer." and "Having entered college in 1962, at the height of the Cold War, the Arms Race, and the Space Race, my destiny was to become an engineer." Early research for the book quickly expanded the memoir to an entire generation.
The Case for Chiropractic by Bruce Vaughan
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A look back on 52 years of practice in Hong Kong, as a Doctor of Chiropractic. The good, the bad and the ugly.
Parallels- Surviving the Legacy of Pain by Eileen Vargas
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Told through the eyes of a girl struggling with the gut-wrenching loss of her mother while forced to live in the unbalanced world of her father as revealed through graphic details and anecdotes. The reader is taken on a harrowing journey of exposing egregious, despicable trauma by those people who fail to protect women and girls from the corrosive behavior that causes irreparable damage.
Sudhu Nona: An expat in Sri Lanka - the Good, Bad and Ugly by Eva Stone
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Sudhu Nona is a fascinating journey through the urban humdrum, tropical wilderness and cultural traditions of Sri Lanka. Through a series of entertaining anecdotes & stories, Eva offers readers a real glimpse of what it's like for a foreigner living in Sri Lanka, warts and all. She provides valuable insight from a decade on the island to those considering Sri Lanka for travel, work, or retirement.
Cleopatra VII: Egypt's Last Pharaoh by Laurel A. Rockefeller
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Cleopatra was the last of the Greco-Egyptian Ptolemaic dynasty. She was also the only descendant of Ptolemy to speak Egyptian. More than Caesar's lover. More than Egypt's most famous queen, she was a woman of courage, compassion, and vision who loved Egypt more than any other Greek before or since ever could. Includes a detailed timeline, bibliography, and a special Easter egg for Doctor Who fans.
7 Checklist Items for Success: A Guide to a Richer and More Successful Life by Jean G Mathurin
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"This is the perfect self-help book for anyone looking to expand their horizons, and finally enact life-long plans for a better existence" - GoodbooksToday.com Reviews KIRKUS REVIEW A U.S. Navy physician shares his secrets for a more successful life in this self-help work. A book of noble, sincere, and expressive advice for living.
Growing Up Under the Third Reich by Helga Arndt
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This is a true story of one ordinary family’s struggle to persevere during WWII living in Germany. In their own words family members recall their adaption to a changing political, economic and social environment occurring under Hitler’s reign. Narrated by the youngest in the family, Helga describes the tragic and happy events that led to her family’s immigration to the United States of America.
Hope in the Valley by Kevin Fischer
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Hope in the Valley is a memoir written by Elizabeth Fischer and her husband, Kevin. At 26 years old, Elizabeth was diagnosed with stage IV melanoma cancer which flipped everything she knew upside down. From medical uncertainty to eternal promise, these pages are an intimate look at the life of Elizabeth and the Hope of Christ above everything the world could throw at her.
Pilgrimage 朝圣之旅 by Mony Dojeiji & Alberto Agraso
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This is the Mandarin edition of WALKING FOR PEACE, AN INNER JOURNEY. 朝圣之旅》是一本真实的传记，记录了作者莫妮·多吉和她的丈夫阿尔贝托·阿格拉索历时13个月，徒步穿越13个国家，跨越欧洲大陆去朝圣，在路上寻找自己心灵答案的经历。 她曾订过为期一年的不定期机桑，起点是埃及。她曾晚上爬上金字塔，白天骑着骆驼穿越沙漠。她曾在卡帕多西亚的洞穴里沉思，在伊斯坦布尔跨越欧洲和亚洲。她曾在地中海的沙滩上游荡，听大自然低声诉说它们的秘密，展现它们美丽的瞬间。但只有这场始于罗马的朝圣之旅，让她找到了内心的和平，以及，遇见她一生的伴侣--阿尔贝托。在这长达13个月的徒步旅行中，他们经历了烈日、酷寒、饥饿、疲惫与创伤，他们经历了至亲去世、朋友争执、世人的不理解，他们经历了迷茫、恐惧、悲伤......
Gwenllian ferch Gruffydd, The Warrior Princess of Deheubarth by Laurel A. Rockefeller
Series: The Legendary Women of World History, 6. Price: $2.99 USD. (Free until July 5, 2021!) Words: 9,060. Language: English. Published: May 19, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Royalty biography, Nonfiction » Children's Books » Biography & Autobiography / Cultural Heritage(5.00 from 1 review)
Born in 1097, Princess Gwenllian's life changed forever when she fell in love with Prince Gruffydd ap Rhys, the beleaguered heir to Rhys ap Tewdur of Deheubarth. Together husband and wife fought for and ruled southern Wales, challenging the Norman Conquest of Wales and proving once and for all the nobility and courage of the Welsh people, a courage that endures across the centuries.
Cowboy Sweethearts by Judy Goodspeed
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Get a glimpse of rodeo life from the days of tent camps and telegrams to the age of traveling in luxury horse trailers with built-in living quarters and cell phones. Read the true stories of eleven women who married prominent men of the rodeo. Some stayed at home while other went with their husbands on the rodeo circuit. A few were rodeo participants, themselves.
The Horse That Haunts Dreams by Anna Larson
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The Horse That Haunts Dreams is a real life story of a girl and her first horse. The tale follows the life of the horse through his twenty-three years of life. Included in the book are shorter stories about other horses as well as the often hilarious antics of one smart pony mule.
Cabin Stories: An Arkansas Memoir by Norma Connor
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Seventeen stories relating to our Chicago family's discoveries and adventures in the northwest corner of Arkansas explore the dynamics and benefits of learning a different culture. Maintaining a seventy-nine year old log cabin is a chore in itself, rendered memorable by our love of discovery and family.
A Life Less Ordinary by Chris Van Dyk
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What happens when an American from a small, rural town goes overseas to live and teach in one of the biggest cities in South Korea? Follow me on my one year journey to find out!
Memoirs of a Remarkable Survivor by C.Y. Dillon
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This book is dedicated to anyone who has earned their diploma from the University of Hard Knocks! Be thankful for your own resilience--not everyone can take a beating and stand up. In 1993, a family counselor told the author it was remarkable that she had not attempted suicide. "You haven't even heard half of it!" Today, the author's life is full of love, peace, joy and harmony. Here is light.
Brazilian Saddle Sores by Bruce Vaughan
Price: $3.99 $2.99 USD. (25% off until Oct. 8!) Words: 78,660. Language: English. Published: April 29, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Bruce Vaughan provides an entertaining and informative overview of Brazilian cattle ranching during the fifties. This is one man’s personal journey from the British Army to the open ranges of a foreign country. Here and throughout, the author provides essential hooks that keep me engaged as a reader. As readers, we follow the author as he learns Portuguese and adapts to a different culture.
Heartland Verses by Jeanne Treat
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Memoirs, stories, and poems from the heart of Clara A. Bastien Treat, one of America’s Rosie-the-Riveters. About the author - Clara Treat was a wife, mother, and grandmother. She was a well-known antique dealer, inventor, and WWII Rosie-the-Riveter. Her writing was inspired by love of family, freedom, and country. She passed away in 2010.