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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.
Lady Master Pearl - My Teacher
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Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 35,040. Language: English. Published: January 1, 2015. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Woman biographies
(5.00 from 1 review)
A fascinating biography of a modern American lady master who played a pivotal role in transmitting a new form of spiritual teachings during the 70s-80s. Unlike the theoretical teachings that had characterized esotericism up to that point, her open heart transformed people through a direct transmission of consciousness. An ordinary appearing woman who achieved liberation in the midst of daily life.
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.
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.
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.
Passing Along A Dream - The Story Behind the Center Lovell Inn Essay Contest
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Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 29,740. Language: English. Published: March 27, 2015. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
“Passing Along A Dream” is the true story behind the first Center Lovell Inn Essay Contest. Bil and Susie Mosca spent twenty years at the Inn and then began the search for a new innkeeper through a unique essay contest. The winning essay and a sampling of the entries are included. The winner and current innkeeper, Janice Sage tells of her dream and how fate stepped in and brought her to Maine.
The Journey of a Lifetime
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 31,610. Language: English. Published: March 14, 2015. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Adventurers & explorers
During six magical months my brother and I explored deep jungles, climbed mighty mountains, dived the deep blue tropical oceans, visited pulsating cities, met strange and lovely people, parachuted and bungee-jumped, canoed and trekked. We lived and breathed a dream we had looked forward to ever since we were mere children, and we wrote it all down as the journal that is The Journey of Lifetime.
Tales of Phan Rang
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Series: Tales of Viet Nam, Book 1. Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 35,270. Language: English. Published: November 2, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
An account of the author's one year tour of duty flying C-123 cargo aircraft in Viet Nam. Provides descriptions of life in country and the missions that were flown. Presented not as a political view but rather simply as an account of that year and what it was like to be there.
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.
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.
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.
Five Days In The Trees Near The Water - Eight Years Into Recovery
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Series: IN THE WORDS OF AN ADDICT. Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 20,530. Language: Canadian English. Published: February 12, 2015. Category: Nonfiction » Inspiration » Personal inspiration
In this compelling true story the reader is invited inside the journey written in Five Days that will leave the reader speechless, heart warmed, in tears, laughing and inspired.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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