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A Life Without Limits
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 76,330. Language: English. Published: April 10, 2019 by Mereo Books. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
The autobiography of Sir Bert Massie who was played a significant role as a disability rights activist and advocate. His extraordinary achievements were recognised by the award of an OBE, then a CBE and finally, in 2007, a knighthood. This is his remarkable and engaging story, completed by his wife Maureen and friends after his death in October 2017.
Did Jenner Really Save Us Or Was Nature Already on the Case?
You set the price! Words: 48,470. Language: Commonwealth English. Published: March 2, 2019 by Maria B. O'Hare. Categories: Nonfiction » Parenting » Pregnancy & Child Birth, Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Diseases / contagious
Jenner’s pioneering efforts and apparent success back in 1796 (the creation of the cowpox vaccine against Smallpox) established the entire rationale for vaccination and on the basis of this perceived triumph over nature itself we then went on to attempt to conquer other great contagions too. However, as it turns out, Jenner’s pioneering efforts may have taken credit where credit was not due ...
Die To Live: To the Edge of Heaven and Back
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 11,680. Language: English. Published: February 9, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Adventurers & explorers
Three life-threatening illnesses. Three glimpses of Heaven. Three times she had to come back. Based on the true story of Virginia Isbell’s journeys to the edge of eternity, DIE TO LIVE explores the controversial world of out-of-body experiences. Following her early years and the people that influenced Virginia, this is a fascinating memoir of coming to terms with life…and death.
Crush At First Blush: Collection Of Poems
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,910. Language: English. Published: January 17, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Poetry » Themes & motifs, Fiction » Poetry » Themes & motifs
Dearly beloved readers, in the absence of love and the presence of desire and lust, we gather here today to witness the union of letters “U” and ”I” in poetry writing, thereafter the birth of this collection as a result. Pieces of injustice, regret and death but above all love and crush.
The War Against Polio
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 40,280. Language: English. Published: October 29, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Modern / 20th Century, Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Diseases / nervous system (incl. brain)
The War Against Polio describes the author's father's experience with polio. It also tells true stories of other polio survivors and is a concise but comprehensive history of polio in 20th century America. It covers F.D.R., polio treatments, the March of Dimes, the Salk vaccine, post-polio syndrome and the possibility of spiritual growth with severe paralysis.
Too Early for Flowers: The Story of a Polio Mother
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 33,060. Language: English. Published: August 12, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Inspirational
FROM THE INTERNATIONALLY PUBLISHED MEMOIR: Too ambitious for her small Illinois town, Iris is determined to see the world with Washington, DC as the first stop, right before WWII. Her plans are curtailed when she marries a handsome young soldier and they have two boys. Tragically widowed and back home, her younger in braces from polio, Iris prepares herself for the challenges ahead.
The Man Within
Price: Free! Words: 59,380. Language: English. Published: September 2, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Religious biography
THE MAN WITHIN is the historic autobiography of a knuckle-head growing up in the 50’s and 60’s. The story starts with a devastating disease, moves into the foolishness of my teenage years, and the immaturity of being a young adult. God has opened his eyes to the illusions of what we call “church” and has uncovered to him a truth regarding the transparency of the rites and rituals of today.
The Original Edison Field
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 34,620. Language: English. Published: April 16, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Christian » Contemporary, Fiction » Historical » USA
The baseball season of 1951 doesn’t arrive soon enough for young Jimmy Fletcher, and the perfect refuge for this 10-year-old boy during that enchanted summer in the fictional town of Marshfield is transformed into The Original Edison Field. That’s where his dream of playing for the New York Yankees takes root. Unexpectedly, his quest ends all too soon.
The Radiant Queen
Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 78,030. Language: English. Published: February 4, 2013 by J Z Morrison Press. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Paranormal, Fiction » Gay & lesbian fiction » Lesbian
Veronica Walsh is young, beautiful,and loves only women. Ottilie is the love of her life, but Ottilie's obsession with revenge threatens to destroy everything.
What Does It Mean Being A Rotarian?
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 67,680. Language: English. Published: August 23, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » General reference » Curiosities & wonders
Much of what is said in this book is the legacy of what the founder of Rotary International said or was literally picked up during his readings in the various conferences that Paul Harris performed throughout his life.Those who are part of this project called Rotary play a leading role in this epic endeavor that we undertake to overcome inequalities in a world of need.