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Kissing an Old Dream Goodbye By Gloria Levi
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When Gloria Levi is 19, she travels to the new State of Israel—and her life changes forever. What was supposed to be a summer trip between university semesters turns into an enduring love... More > affair with the man she meets on-board the ship to Israel, and with the land of Israel itself. Told through the eyes of a young woman and mother, her memoir recounts the painful and poignant journey of a young family trying to integrate into Israeli society in the 1950s and her realization that her path to Israeli identity is both complex and multilayered.< Less
The Trail of the Tramp By A-No. 1, the Famous Tramp, Written by Himself from Actual Experiences of His Own Life By A-No. 1
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Hint: You can preview this book by clicking on "Preview" which is located under the cover of this book. About the author: Leon Ray Livingston (1872–1944) was a famous hobo and... More > author, travelling under the name "A-No.1" and often referred to as "The Rambler." He perfected the hobo symbols system, which let other hoboes know where there are generous people, free food, jobs, vicious dogs, and so forth. He was not a poor man; he simply preferred a life of travelling the country by train to sitting at home. In his memoir The Ways of the Hobo, Livingston admitted that he was uneducated, but began his self-education at the age of thirty-five.He has been lauded by many American historians as the King of the Hoboes and has followings all over the USA.Livingston wrote twelve books on travelling the hobo way. Excerpt from: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Leon_Ray_Livingston< Less
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Paddling the Pacific Northwest By Wayne Lutz
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Grab a paddle as the author leads you on day trips and overnight adventures on the rivers and lakes of northwestern Washington. Travel to out-of-the-way destinations where kayaking allows us to... More > pursue our innermost individual freedoms. Freshwater exploits in a sea kayak – not your typical jaunts in the Pacific Northwest. Here’s proof that enchanting journeys are born in dreams of personal exploration. A Canadian paddler heads south to probe the rivers of Washington, searching for “slow pushers” to propel his kayak lazily downstream mile after mile. In the process, rivers and lakes become inspiring expeditions for an amateur paddler and his wife. A travelogue memoir of enlightening adventures set in the magic of the Pacific Northwest. WASHINGTON: Skagit River, Dakota Creek, Nooksack River, Silver Lake, Lake Samish, California Creek. OREGON: Willamette River. BRITISH COLUMBIA: Fraser River, Powell Lake.< Less
A Holy Hole In One By Zev Zahavish
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“This engaging and informative memoir has a higher purpose than to anecdotally relate the narrator’s life: just as the game of golf “has contributed to the quality of life”... More > (p. 272) for over twenty million Americans, so could an affordable golf course improve the lives of many Israelis. A Holy Hole in One uses humor and compassion to reach beyond a potential audience of golfers—to include Israeli families whose children could benefit from learning to golf, students and scholars of Middle Eastern studies, travelers, business people, and philanthropic humanitarians—in the hope of raising consciousness and funding to turn the narrator’s dream of Israel’s second golf course into a reality.” -Jennifer-Lynn, Create Space Editor< Less
Quality Copywriting: Quick Way to Write Quality Content for Any Topic By Mathew Tuward
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This book is for blog owners who want to write posts for their blogs. This book also fits for content writers and copywriters who want to create high quality and unique content as quickly as... More > possible. We provide a 4-step method to help you create a 300-word articles within 2 hours. You can apply this method for any topic: - Arts & Photography - Biographies & Memoirs - Business & Economics - Children - Christianity - Comics & Graphic Novels - Computers & Internet - Cooking - Crafts & Hobbies - Diet & Health - Education & Language - Engineering - Entertainment - Games - Gay & Lesbian - History - Home & Garden - Humor - Law - Medicine & Science - Parenting & Families - Pets - Poetry - Reference - Religion & Spirituality - Self-Improvement - Love & Relationships - Sports & Adventure - Teens - Travel< Less
Spotting the Trend: An Entrepreneur’s Success Story By Jenny Chang
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When Jenny Chang teamed up with her husband and sister to start an Internet security company, she struggled with juggling a new business, family life, and the demands of traveling. But Trend Micro,... More > Inc.— founded in 1988 with $5,000 in seed money—grew into a Nikkei 225 company making more than $1 billion per year in revenue and with operations in more than twenty countries. In this business book/memoir, she looks back at how she and her partners capitalized on the global threat of cyber-crime, turning a fledgling company into an amazing growth story. Chang does much more than just revisit the company’s history: She shares the story of the three founders and their vision, and she reveals all the details behind how they transformed the security industry—and their own lives—in ways they never imagined.< Less
Spotting the Trend: An Entrepreneur’s Success Story By Jenny Chang
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When Jenny Chang teamed up with her husband and sister to start an Internet security company, she struggled with juggling a new business, family life, and the demands of traveling. But Trend Micro,... More > Inc.— founded in 1988 with $5,000 in seed money—grew into a Nikkei 225 company making more than $1 billion per year in revenue and with operations in more than twenty countries. In this business book/memoir, she looks back at how she and her partners capitalized on the global threat of cyber-crime, turning a fledgling company into an amazing growth story. Chang does much more than just revisit the company’s history: She shares the story of the three founders and their vision, and she reveals all the details behind how they transformed the security industry—and their own lives—in ways they never imagined.< Less
My Life and My Charms By Vernon Nelson
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“Everything outside of you is meaningless...for in my short life, I had traveled across the world, cavorting with some of the most beautiful women – none of which has born my child or... More > will accompany me in the afterlife. Meaningless. Prior to my imprisonment, I was enslaved to worldly desires and misused my talents, never fully enjoying or understanding the prosperity of those days. Meaningless. For what good is it to desire a happy prosperous life if you will not conduct yourself in a manner to enjoy it? It's like giving life to an infant child that you will never love and support. Meaningless. What good is it to go in search of schemes that will only remove you from your loved ones – meaningless. Everything is meaningless, if it does not stand the test of time…” In his (memoir) My Life and My Charms, Vernon through his life, allows readers an intimate portrait of a young man using his and how this lead him to excess and incarceration and redemption.< Less
Life on the Mississippi By Mark Twain
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Life on the Mississippi is a memoir by Mark Twain, of his days as a steamboat pilot on the Mississippi River before the American Civil War, and also a travel book, recounting his trip along the... More > Mississippi many years after the War. The book begins with a brief history of the river from its discovery by Hernando de Soto in 1542. It continues with anecdotes of Twain's training as a steamboat pilot, as the 'cub' of an experienced pilot. He describes, with great affection, the science of navigating the ever-changing Mississippi River in a section that was first published in 1876, entitled "Old Times on the Mississippi". In the second half, Twain narrates his trip many years later on a steamboat from St. Louis to New Orleans. He describes the competition from railroads, and the new, large cities, and adds his observations on greed, gullibility, tragedy, and bad architecture. He also tells some stories that are most likely tall tales.< Less

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