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"MYTTERIET" By Kurt Lundholm
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"Mytteriet" omhandler ikke et mytteri, men en situation, der på grund af en uduelig eskadreledelse i søværnet, nemt kunne have udviklet sig til et mytteri.Heldigvis blev... More > dette afværget af besætningen der i tre måneder i Nord Atlanten måtte leve med en alkoholiseret skibschef og en søværnsledelse der satte karriereplaner,normer og tradioner over sikkerhed til søs og hjælp til alkoholiseret skibschef.< Less
With Hindsight I See So Clearly — The Story of Harold Lloyd Taylor By Harold Taylor
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Harold Lloyd Taylor narrates his life story of Football, Love, Work, Faith, and Family in this autobiography.
Torn in the New SA By Bronwyn McIntosh
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“And I, I will always be split in two – did I make the right decision? And, being torn, I will always have a life which straddles the ocean – a foot on each continent. I will never... More > be completely whole again.” In 2004, Bronwyn McIntosh wrote an article about her reasons for leaving South Africa. The unexpected spate of emails that followed was exacerbated by President Mbeki’s public criticism of the article. After five years of ongoing correspondence with a wide range of people, Bronwyn wrote a book about her journey to becoming an expatriate. In it she also shares the stories, emotions, experiences and opinions of her numerous correspondents. A few stories are amusing; most are poignant; some are not for the faint-hearted.< Less
Hair Peace By Susan Veraldi
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Hair Peace is a collection of short stories of my coming of age in the hair industry. My salon is surrounded by some of the best universities and hospitals in the country. My clients have provided... More > hysterical, historical, joyful, and sometimes tragic stories which have ultimately led me to my search for inner peace. I hope my journey enlightens you, and brings you to your own peace! Susan Veraldi< Less
LEGENDARY LEON BROWN By WORLD PRESS
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"LEON BROWN, A STATEN ISLAND BODYBUILDER WHO BECAME A NATIONAL TREASURE. IN 1972, HE WAS THE FIRST BODYBUILDER EVER FEATURED IN SPORTS ILLUSTRATED. HE HAS TRAINED WITH THE CHAMPIONS OF THE... More > SPORTS GOLDEN ERA AND HAS BEAT MANY OF THE GREAT LEGENDS IN BODYBUILDING. LEON BROWN IS THE LAST TRUE BODYBUILDING WARRIOR; HE IS BEYOND A LEGEND. HE IS A BODYBUILDING ICON WHO HAS TRAINED AND COMPETED WITH PRIDE FOR FIVE DECADES. LEON BROWN LOVES TO TRAIN AND LOVES TO COMPETE; IF HE LIVES TO BE 100 YEARS OLD, THE MAN WILL STILL BE ON STAGE. THAT'S LEON BROWN, A BODYBUILDER FROM THE IRON AGE ON HIS JOURNEY INTO THE FUTURE. LEON BROWN, A TRUE BODYBUILDER THROUGHOUT THE AGES."< Less
The Stories My Children Didn't Want to Hear By peggy brooks
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Wonderfully soulful collection of real life stories of a young country girl growing up in Southeast Arkansas.
Heroic Vignettes By Tami Richards
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These brief biographies portray the wisdom and strength of female heroes, women who rose above their circumstances to improve their lives and their world.
BE HAPPY: LIFE AFTER LOSS By Susen I. Hickman
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Susen Hickman’s memoir is an engaging story that speaks to the human desire for connection to oneself and others, not only in the face of loss, but in the moving forward to embrace new... More > horizons. Susen’s exquisite imagery and grace-filled poetry drew me directly into the experience of a broken heart that was transported back to wholeness. No one escapes life without loss; there is something for everyone on these pages. Mary Tuchscherer CEO VoiceFlame, Inc.< Less
Back In The Day By Aaron Briese
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My personal views of life on the street as a teenage drug dealer in Hollywood and San Francisco before getting my life together and making something of myself.
Keith Stanworth By D. Gary Webb, Keith R. Stanworth
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This is the story of Keith Stanworth, a man who was shaped by his mother and father, the land he grew up on, the people around him, and the faith he was taught. More than that, it is the story of a... More > man who took full responsibility for what he became—for good or bad. When he was a young man, his teachers, coaches, and leaders influenced him greatly. He wanted the chance to use his love of sports to help others shape their lives and so decided to become a coach, focusing his abilities and dedication on shaping young people. He was raised in the outdoors and couldn’t have imagined a career without time on a mountain—a fact that led him to his home with the Forest Service. In both careers, he had some of the most wonderful—and frightening—experiences of his life. This memoir shares the story of the life of Keith Stanworth. Sometimes people see the same things differently, but this is the way he saw it.< Less
My Line in the Sand By Chick Keating
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This is a true story taken from the real-life events of an ordinary couple, born into extraordinary times. This book is a memoir, a journal, and a tender and wonderful love story; a walk through... More > history during the times of what is now referred to as the “Greatest Generation.” More so, it is a soul-searching portrait relevant for anyone setting the bar too high, and having the wish, the ambition, the talent and the courage to reach for the stars without fear. Written by Chick Keating< Less
Born near a Manger: My Life’s Journey as a First Born Son By Joe Simmons
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Born near a manger is the story of Joe D. Simmons, a man from humble beginnings who placed his faith in God in order to become a prosperous family and business man. Never forgetting the teachings... More > of his loving parents Dal and Daisy Simmons; Joe has used their principals for handling the tough situations of life. His story is told through his own eyes as he reflects to his audience the triumphs and tribulations of his childhood, school years, early adulthood, and current life.< Less
Collins Callin’ – One Man’s Story: The Life of W. Edward Collins By Ed Collins
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From first grade runaway to college professor, from ditch digger and janitor to airline pilot and business consultant, from crippling illness to healing, from troubled past to a life fully and... More > passionately lived. See and discover the events, experiences, and triumphs that lead to one man’s story of seeing the world, finding success, and fulfillment. Share the inside view of the military, aviation, business, education, radio and television, and family entanglements. You know that every man has a story to tell. Sometimes funny, sometimes somber, always absorbing, this passionate narrative captures one life that few can duplicate but with which all can relate. It may even stimulate you to share your story as well!< Less
Bed-Sti Jack…..It’s All About Family, Faith and Country: A Personal Memoir By John “Jack” Reynolds
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A FEW YEARS AGO, ONE OF my wife Terry’s long time dear friends from their high school days at Bishop McDonnell High School in Brooklyn, Mary (Fitzie) Hamilton, was writing her memoirs and at... More > one get together she said to me “you have had an interesting life and have been all over the world and met so many important personalities, your memoirs would be a great story of success”. She encouraged me to take on the task. Well thank you Fitzie for implanting this idea in my head!< Less
The Voice that Rose Above the Noise By Anabel Aiken
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A collection of short stories that are nonfiction and go deep to the heart of one woman's Christian journey to hear God. Speaking honestly from her heart to God she finds healing in the voice that... More > rose above the noise. She knew from the first communication the message was to be shared but did not know how. The first story burned in her memory until a year later when she cried out to God asking what was wanted of her and was told to "Write it down!". She did and then the next event happened. This pattern followed until the last story in the book was written. The messages came through life circumstances yet with the barriers removed of not being able to hear and understand the Holy Spirit during the specific events. Messages that have brought healing to her life and has built a relationship with Jesus Christ laying a foundation in spite of the wounds she has carried in life. Knowing it has been given her to share this, she prays others may find healing and the love of Christ in their life.< Less
Painting a Picture of the Littrell Family By Dana Hardin Camp
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The title of the book is a tribute to my Great Uncle, George William Littrell. He was such a special man, and he gave us a treasured gift. He wrote a song about his Mama and Daddy and his brothers... More > and sisters, called Painting a Picture. I love this song, and when I listen to it I can see Lacy and Marie, and I can see their children which included my grandmother and my Great Uncle George. George painted a picture with song. And, this showed me there is more than one way to paint a picture. This book also contains a complete family tree ranging from 1600s to 1900s with sources.< Less
The Time Has Come to Tell My Story By Ingrid D. Campbell
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Ingrid D. Campbell takes you on a journey through her life under the watchful eyes of many. Keeping in mind, it’s not where she came from its where her journey leads her. In writing her first... More > novel she learned about self growth, patience, faith and learned to appreciate all her humbling experiences. The four major car accidents and two major emergency surgeries changed her entire outlook on life. Things can constantly change in a matter of seconds. Now it’s time to share her story with others.< Less
Through Her Tears By Kandy Rae
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This is the story of one woman's journey through pain and sadness into the discovery of unconditional love.
Tales From the Kitchen Table: Memories and Stories of Elzbieta Piešinaitė Pauliukonienė-Rudienė By E.V. Convent
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This memoir gives a glimpse into a woman's life, who through her unshakeable faith, was able to overcome many different challenges. By family members recounting memories and stories, a picture is... More > painted of the life that Elzbieta has led. Join in celebrating this remarkable woman.< Less
From My Point of View By Joan Roberts, editor
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A mother dies a few days after the birth of her 12th child. The father is unable to keep the family together, and though separated, the children struggle to keep their connection. They remember... More > their mother's advice and influence and attempt to live in a manner that would make her proud. Four of the older siblings share their memories and stories to keep the sense of family strong among them all.< Less
Drawing Strength By Scott Nychay
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Drawing Strength is a family saga about three souls, one song and the power of synchronicity.
Fare Well to a WW2 Veteran By Kathryn Housepian
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The Americans landed in Normandy; this is the story of the first Nazi flag taken down in the city of Trevieres on June 9, 1944 and the life and death of one of the soldiers who was there. It is also... More > a book about buddies, both in war and peace.< Less
Black Woman White Combat By Eboni Lacy
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True story told from a black lesbian veteran point of view. Written during the time of Operation Iraq Freedom 2003-2004. It is my story about surviving the world after surviving the war.
Tale of the Bus By Corey Weinfurt
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This is the story of the purchase and following trip to get the O'Malley's Bus and bring it home to Weston, MO.
Anne: The Story of her Life and her Legacy By Josh Wakerman
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This book is for you my treasured family. I want to share some of my memories from the last 84 years, starting with my humble beginnings in Poland, followed by a new life in South Africa and finally... More > immigrating to the United States.< Less