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Ad Man: True Stories from the Golden Age of Advertising
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 55,750. Language: English. Published: February 27, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
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With martini glass in hand, Ad Man rips the top off the Wheaties box and plucks the tail fins off the Caddy to tell the true story of what really went on in those offices high above Madison Avenue during the 1960s, the storied age of advertising.
Making Weight
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 118,050. Language: English. Published: October 6, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Sports biography
Did you ever wonder what it's like to be blind? This book is about the life of a 65-year-old blind athlete. There will be happy stories, sad stories, and funny stories and there will be problems and their solutions. The intent of this book is to educate the sighted world regarding situations as they relate not only to blind people, but also to all society.
Confessions of a Golf Slut
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Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 72,590. Language: English. Published: December 2, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Here is the funny and heart-warming "Drive, Putt, Love" golf sister to "Eat, Pray, Love." Trailblazing sports journalist Susan Fornoff tells how golf became her warm blanket through the heartbreaking loss of divorce and death, her compass for a hilarious journey through online dating, and her guiding light in the murky tunnel of midlife career change. Reads like fiction, but it's true!
Victorian Drug Fiends - Classic Tales of Opium and Hashish!
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Price: $5.95 USD. Words: 106,910. Language: English. Published: December 30, 2009 by FishesEye Publishing. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Biographical anthologies
A collection of infamous classics of drug literature: short stories, hours of giddy entertainment: journalism, medical reports, poetry, visions, capturing the heady essence of Victorian drug culture. From the Romantic opium-eaters, to the Bohemian hashish fanatics. Narcotics, opium dens, dreamy afternoons and hedonistic nights of absinthe, reefer cigarettes and wild hallucinations!
Vision-Quest: A Saga of the 1960s
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 100,150. Language: English. Published: February 14, 2015. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
"A wonderful, introspective yet entertaining romp through the 1960s as seen through the eyes and sensitivity of an artist, yet interpreted and recounted by a scientist with a great respect for nature and native culture." -George Winship, The Village Wordsmith. Layers of adventure, romance, cultural shock, psychology, philosophy fill this off-beat, but true, journey of awakening in the sixties.
Man of a Million Fragments: The True Story of Clay Shaw
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Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 405,560. Language: English. Published: June 18, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography
A biography of Clay Shaw, the New Orleans man implicated in the assassination of President Kennedy. It tells of Shaw’s life as playwright and telegraph employee, public relations man, his service during World War II, his spectacular career at the International Trade Mart in New Orleans, life as a gay businessman and CIA information source, through his arrest, trial, and ongoing litigation. Unique!
At Home in Many Worlds
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 70,620. Language: English. Published: December 23, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Woman biographies
“At Home in Many Worlds” is a memoir by Sister Jane Fell, a Catholic Medical Mission Sister who devoted nearly 50 years to providing health services primarily to rural communities in emerging nations. Missions in Afghanistan, Pakistan, Papua New Guinea, Ghana, Uganda, and the United States are recalled with several photos. Sister Jane’s missions include countries making headlines today.
The First Floor: Autobiography of a High-Class Call Girl
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 60,610. Language: English. Published: March 11, 2013 by SDS Publishing. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Engaging, charming, yet disturbing true story of a girl who sinks to the depths of society working on the dangerous London West End call-girl circuit for celebrities and gangsters. She battles alcoholism and prescription drug dependency, suffering life-threatening injury and tragedy whilst trying to reinvent herself. Featured by Liverpool Echo, Wigan Post, Chat Magazine and Radio City Merseyside.
The Soul of the Condor: A Forgotten Holocaust
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Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 95,060. Language: English. Published: December 15, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Physicians & medical professionals
Of Inca descent, the author describes his childhood in the in the Amazon jungle and his yearning to come to the United States. Through adversity, with tenacity, the young Peruvian immigrant becomes a doctor of medicine. He lives the American way of life, but his past haunts him. Winner, San Diego Book Awards: Best Published Memoir.
Riding With No Hands
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 75,180. Language: English. Published: March 9, 2015. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
A biographical memoir of a 12 year old boy struggling alone to find his place in life as he learns about life, death, love, and his sexual awakening, all in the context of an abusive father and the haunting specter of sexual abuse. The secret of his abuse permeates his life, friendships, and relationships.
Derailed - Memoirs of a Botched Hysterectomy - Hysterectomy to Remove Fibroids and Cyst - Really was Endometriosis!
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 119,390. Language: English. Published: April 26, 2013 by Aauvi House Publishing Group. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Endometriosis affects more than 9,000,000 women in the U.S. and many more worldwide - what every woman needs to know! How does an outwardly healthy 47-year old woman's "routine hysterectomy" become an 18-day ordeal spanning two hospitals, four surgeries, and more than $400,000 in medical bills? The answer, undiagnosed endometriosis. A patients perspective on morbidity and mortality.
Two for the Cabinet
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 116,820. Language: English. Published: July 28, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Political biography
In 1981 President Ronald Reagan selected two individuals from a small Township in Southeastern Pennsylvania as members of his first cabinet. What is the story behind naming Senator Richard Schweiker and Andrew Lewis, Jr. to the cabinet? Why did they come to his attention? Why did their relationship with the President and each other affect America and change the course of history?
Survive to Live Free
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Price: $4.95 USD. Words: 99,820. Language: English. Published: December 27, 2010. Category: Nonfiction » History » European
(5.00 from 1 review)
This is a heart-breaking insight into the personal experiences of a little girl growing up during World War II in East Germany. The author's memories reveal through a child's eyes the effect the war had on herself, her family and her friends and their struggle to survive and adapt to the lack of food, the Hitler Regime and the bombings.
When The Thin Blue Line Begins To Blur
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Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 86,980. Language: English. Published: February 11, 2015. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Law enforcement
In light of the increase in tensions between our nations' police departments and the urban communities they serve, this book offers a timely remedy for citizens and officers alike. The author skillfully takes us on a journey of his struggles to start the healing process between the Atlanta Police Department and the urban communities it's sworn to serve and protect.
Buddy System
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 56,280. Language: English. Published: July 22, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Buddy System is a humorous, in depth account of my transition from using a cane to learning how to operate a guide dog. It contains a hundred dollars worth of laughs, for only $4.99.
Impact: An Anthology of Short Memoirs
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Series: Telling Our Stories Press. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 74,050. Language: English. Published: June 27, 2012 by Telling Our Stories Press. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Biographical anthologies
A literary collection showcasing the art of short memoir with a variety of personal narratives of varying voices and artistic form.
Swift Boat Down
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 56,190. Language: English. Published: August 22, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » History » War
A Swift Boat is sunk by two rockets from an unidentified aircraft near the border between North and South Vietnam. It is June 15/16th, 1968, around midnight, and now five sailors are dead or missing. Two survivors and several witnesses report seeing lighted aircraft that move and hover like helicopters flying in the area. U.S. Jets are scrambled to the scene and report hits on enemy aircraft.
If I Could Paint the Moon Black
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 58,910. Language: English. Published: February 24, 2015. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography
We know The Diary of Anne Frank. Now, we have Imbi's story, If I Could Paint the Moon Black. A child and her mother in occupied Estonia, caught in the nowhere land between two warring dictators, Hitler and Stalin in the years 1939-1945. You will fall in love with the spirit of this young girl; a story of escape and love, delightfully told despite the reminders of war and devastation.
One Woman and Her Dog
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 59,960. Language: British English. Published: January 11, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Originally published in the 1980s, this popular and entertaining book describes Viv’s life as a shepherdess in the Cheviot Hills. Both humorous and serious, lively and reflective, energetic and calm, Viv presents the reader with a refreshing, diverting and informative narrative and cannot fail to delight all who read it.
Wake Up Call: How I Changed my Life and Business--and You Can Too
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Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 106,470. Language: English. Published: November 18, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
In Wake-Up Call: How I Changed My Life and Business—and You Can Too, Harvey Bookstein reveals the secrets behind Therapeutic Accounting®, his innovative and holistic approach to business. But Harvey’s story isn’t just about business: it’s about living a full life while achieving success in the workplace.