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Exit Strategy: Depriving Death of Its Strangeness
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 66,590. Language: English. Published: February 6, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Cancer
Instead of crawling into a cave, or fighting to futility, David Oliver chose to use his “Stage IV” cancer diagnosis as an opportunity to help others. Although given a death sentence, he has written this compelling and inspirational story that has reached around the world. It will make you laugh, cry, and want to rise up and give him a standing ovation.
Joy and Sorrow: The life story of an Exclusive Brethren survivor
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Price: $5.00 USD. Words: 80,720. Language: English. Published: March 12, 2015 and represented by LHA Productions. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Joy and Sorrow is the true story of a young woman who escapes from a religious cult in Australia in the 1970s. She subsequently does her best to build a life for herself, knowing she will never have contact with her family again.
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.
Quaintance: The Short Life of an American Art Pioneer
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Price: $12.99 USD. Words: 58,810. Language: English. Published: January 3, 2015. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Gay and lesbian
George Quaintance pioneered a trail in American culture of sweeping range, from study at the Art Students League, to vaudeville, to ballet and modern dance, to becoming a hairstylist to the stars and portrait artist of socialites and diplomats, eventually rising to international recognition as the first modern artist of the male physique. Here is the authoritative record of his remarkable life.
Glass Half Full
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 61,250. Language: English. Published: November 17, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
Is the glass half empty or half full? Ironically, sometimes life influences our view, and alters our perception.
The First Book of Michael
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Price: $7.77 USD. Words: 52,600. Language: English. Published: January 16, 2015. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Celebrity biography
Syl Mortilla uses Michael Jackson’s art as a window to an understanding of the man largely considered an enigma. The book explores Michael’s evolution from pop star to global figure, with Mortilla questioning whether the people of planet Earth can afford to dismiss the totemic value of Michael Jackson’s unrivalled fame and legacy apropos its potential as an opportunity for promoting world peace.
Talking with Strangers
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Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 92,270. Language: English. Published: February 6, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues
Why would a woman travel on her own through the Middle East? With an interest in alternate travel and ancient history, she ignores pulped opinion and terrorist hype and goes to find the truth. This book is a journey from Athens to Cairo on local transport; through towns, markets and ancient ruins. It confronts trusted opinions and demands a greater respect for all people.
Making the Connection: A Training Book for Bouviers and Their Owners and The Unexpected Memoir of an Exceptional Dog Trainer
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 76,700. Language: English. Published: February 17, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Home and Garden » Pets & livestock
A posthumous compilation of the writings of a remarkable and gifted dog trainer describing her adventures, her successes, and her training methods. Both wise and humorous, Donna Rioux talks about what it is like to train the smart and strong-willed Bouvier des Flandres. Her style is conversational yet clear and highly motivating, reaching owners and trainers at all levels.
No Tears for my Father: Part 2: Learning to Love Myself
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 80,740. Language: English. Published: October 14, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Learning to Love Myself is the continuation of the true story of incest told in the author's award-winning memoir, "No Tears for my Father". This book is not just a celebration of rebirth and recovery after abuse, but a love story: the love of a husband and wife; the love of children, and that love so important to healing: love of self.
My Only Crime Was Being Born - An Autobiography, Volume 1
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Series: My Only Crime Was Being Born, an autobiography, Volume 1. Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 111,280. Language: English. Published: June 15, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
I was born on Friday the 13th, the only Friday the 13th incidently, in the year I was born. I have led an interesting life, with many strange, odd incidents. However some good things happened which you see when I show you the wonderful letters my "Pen Pal" from Hong Kong wrote me and finally after six years we got together. I write about school, college baseball, bad jobs with great satire.
Smiles, Tears And Heartbreaks
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 74,220. Language: English. Published: December 12, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
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After my wife passed away I began to write in earnest. This industrious activity though quite therapeutic in helping me cope with the loss of my wife left me with a stack of essays and shorts pertaining to random happenings in my life. The stories have been intentionally left unarranged, like the random events that generated them. The reader is at liberty to enjoy or to trash accordingly.
Southern Raised in the Fifties
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Price: $3.00 USD. Words: 81,710. Language: American English. Published: March 3, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
Ralph Hood, Alabama Aviation Hall of Fame member, was called “a funny man” by Oprah Winfrey. A master storyteller, he writes of his youth in coastal Georgia, making a Molotov cocktail, robbing a prison and painting “Zorro” on a water tower. His stories touch on music, morals, poetry, young love, first dates, religion, being “raised right," and one risque tale he left unfinished. You figure it out.
If I Can Dream, the Story of "Being Elvis" for 50 Years
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Price: $14.95 USD. Words: 50,010. Language: English. Published: August 16, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Other biographies
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A 3 yr. old boy sings into an imaginary microphone (hairbrush) and grows up to spend a half century “being Elvis”, performing during the terms of 10 U.S Presidents. Memoirs of wild road trips, clinging women, lost love, found love, lost friend, midnight visits from the mysterious “Ava”, advice from Elvis on being Elvis, schmoozing with Oprah, battles w/drugs, negotiations /alcohol and more.
Russian Documents Mongolian Dust
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 135,210. Language: English. Published: August 26, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » Specialties & interests
An adventure travelogue. Driving overland from Australia to the Netherlands via Korea, Russia, Mongolia, Kazakhstan, across a stormy Black Sea to Bulgaria and onwards. I fell in love with Mongolia, land of blue sky and nomads. In freezing temperatures, there's nothing like camping in the wild to stretch you way out of your comfort zone. Jump into this story with me and you'll experience it.
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.
Inadmissible
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 86,240. Language: American English. Published: November 11, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
A penniless immigrant comes to the U.S. in pursuit of a world-class education. He works hard, earns a Ph.D. from one of America's top universities and becomes a professor. That may sound like a tale of perseverance, but the story also includes prison and a ban from the United States.
Dirty
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Price: $5.50 USD. Words: 118,060. Language: English. Published: February 24, 2015 by Memoirs Publishing. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
MC Flux, AKA Carl Rodney Thomas, is a top drum and bass MC. Talent-spotted for top clubs, he was soon the MC of choice. But Flux has spent plenty of time on the dark side and dicing with the law. This is his raw, colourful story, written with the help of his close friend Peter Spence. Vivid and explicit, this is not a story for the faint-hearted.
The Enterprise “Testimony”
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 68,860. Language: English. Published: March 12, 2015. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Criminals & outlaws
Read Part-2 of Coast Playa’s and a true continuation of the story that led to Antonio “Tony” Berry’s demise. After the building of one of the largest drug “Enterprises” to ever originate in the Southern District of Mississippi between the mid 80’s and early 90’s as detailed in the book “It Is What it Is” by Gerald H. Duffy, Tony is confronted with a soul-searching decision that has him in turmoil
Separation Anxiety: A Coming-of-Middle-Age Story
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 50,020. Language: English. Published: January 24, 2015. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Miji Campbell grew up in a close-knit, middle-class family in the 1960s and ’70s. In early adulthood, her orderly life began to unravel. In this insightful memoir, Miji describes how she wrestled with increasing anxiousness – feelings that haunted her through career, marriage, and the birth of her children. It’s not until middle age that she found ways to quiet her mind and stand on her own.
If Pets Could Talk
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 90,710. Language: English. Published: March 20, 2015. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
If pets could talk, think of the tales they could tell! Dave Courtice, a veterinarian for over forty years, regales us with what pets have told him. The life of an animal care giver is full of happiness, sorrow and pathos – and Dave has seen everything “in the book” and more. Share his life and experiences as the practice of veterinary science changes throughout his career. Enjoy the humor.