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  • Life’s Little Stories and The Colored Glasses
    Tommy Papantonio
    Prepare yourself to have fun! Yes, fun. Life’s Little Stories and The Colored Glasses is a whimsical combination of people wearing Tommy Papantonio’s collection of colored glasses from the dollare store and short stories he wrote from experiences he had in life from childhood to the present. The pictures are of smiling faces of people from all walks of life...real estate broker...
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    35,00 €

  • Vicissitudes
    Tholakele Langeni
    This is a story of Sisi, a young woman who, while on vacation in a far away country, meets a young couple, complete strangers. This encounter brings her face to face with a "ghost" from her past and evokes memories of what she went through in her past. In this book Sisi shares some of the issues young women and men experience and find difficult to talk about; and how if left un...
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    15,28 €

  • Refuge-e
    John Michael Koffi
    "And miraculously, just like your God—the smuggler—had told you, you get a lift to the police station, straight to the Refugee Camp, or to the Ministry of Home Affairs to declare yourself . . . you think—wish—it was your time to relax. But no, there is much more coming your way." Travel with a young refugee from the Democratic Republic of Congo on a journey of resilience and gr...
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    27,35 €

  • Tales from the Riverside
    Larry Landgraf
    Tales from the Riverside tells true and unique stories about one man’s struggle with alligators, snakes, killer bees, and hordes of nasty critters on a daily basis in his swamp. Experience the danger without the need for professional medical services. Life in a swamp is not for everyone. ...
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    22,79 €

  • Sherri’s Secrets
    Laurie Campbell
    With candor and directness, the author takes you on a deeply personal, narrative journey through her life. From a sometimes abusive and disturbing childhood, to several moves between three provinces in Canada, she builds a life with her husband and children.Through a compelling tale of adversity and accomplishment, she becomes an enterprising and tenacious adult. Learning throu...
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    38,80 €

  • THE MADIBA APPRECIATION CLUB
    Brett Ladds
    As the Queen walked over to the lounge in her beautiful, wide-brimmed hat, I realised I’d just been speaking to the Queen of England. She was sweet and caring, with a warm family feel about her – obviously very well spoken, yet I’d felt like I was speaking to my gran. How does all that power and influence fit into one lovely, caring lady, I wondered.Brett Ladds’ cooking has mad...
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    23,83 €

  • Second Wind
    Dann Wonser
    "Don't you ever get tired of being so positive?" my niece blurted out one day.The question shocked me, five years into my fight with lung cancer.  Was my enthusiasm about remaining treatment options so disheartening that even someone normally upbeat struggled to see the hope in my situation? Was the way I was thinking that foreign to how other people think?Over the next yea...
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    11,45 €

  • Famous People Who’ve Met Me
    Owen Husney
    “Famous People Who’ve Met Me” is an outrageous collection of true stories starring oddball characters, behind the scenes gurus, scoundrels, and brilliant superstars in the music business straight out of Minnesota. The unique memoir does more than just recount tales; it’s a true in-depth character study as told through the eyes of musician, agent, concert promoter, and manager O...
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    15,52 €

  • We Called Ourselves Rocketboatmen
    William Howard Palmer Jr
    D-Day, June 6, 1944—a day never to be forgotten. More than 156,000 troops crossed the English Channel from England to Normandy, making it the largest seaborne invasion in history. Leading the pre-invasion ashore were the brave, but little known, rocketboatmen, as they called themselves. Their job, as the first close up Naval offense, was to soften up the German beach defenses w...
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    20,21 €

  • A Writer’s Journey
    Carren Strock
    'When she was a college student, aspiring writer Carren Strock’s English professor told her, ''Some people are writers, and some people aren’t. You are not a writer.''She didn’t pick up a pen for more than fifteen years… until Robert Redford came to town.Appearing in Redford’s movie led to writing for national magazines, and then to selling her first nonfiction book to a major ...
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    23,99 €

  • The Story of My Life Vol. 6 Spanish Passions
    Giacomo Casanova
    Casanova was an Italian adventurer and author from the Republic of Venice. His autobiography, Histoire de ma vie (Story of My Life), is regarded as one of the most authentic sources of the customs and norms of European social life during the 18th century. He has become so famous for his often complicated and elaborate affairs with women that his name is now synonymous with 'wom...
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    35,99 €

  • The Story of My Life Vol. 5 in London and Moscow
    Giacomo Casanova
    Casanova was an Italian adventurer and author from the Republic of Venice. His autobiography, Histoire de ma vie (Story of My Life), is regarded as one of the most authentic sources of the customs and norms of European social life during the 18th century. He has become so famous for his often complicated and elaborate affairs with women that his name is now synonymous with 'wom...
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    36,12 €

  • The Story of My Life Vol. 3 the Eternal Quest
    Giacomo Casanova
    Casanova was an Italian adventurer and author from the Republic of Venice. His autobiography, Histoire de ma vie (Story of My Life), is regarded as one of the most authentic sources of the customs and norms of European social life during the 18th century. He has become so famous for his often complicated and elaborate affairs with women that his name is now synonymous with 'wom...
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    36,11 €

  • The Story of My Life Vol. 2 to Paris and Prison
    Giacomo Casanova
    Casanova was an Italian adventurer and author from the Republic of Venice. His autobiography, Histoire de ma vie (Story of My Life), is regarded as one of the most authentic sources of the customs and norms of European social life during the 18th century. He has become so famous for his often complicated and elaborate affairs with women that his name is now synonymous with 'wom...
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    35,94 €

  • The Memoirs of Jacques Casanova de Seingalt Vol. 6 Spanish Passions
    Giacomo Casanova
    Casanova was an Italian adventurer and author from the Republic of Venice. His autobiography, is regarded as one of the most authentic sources of the customs and norms of European social life during the 18th century. He has become so famous for his often complicated and elaborate affairs with women that his name is now synonymous with 'womanizer'. He associated with European ro...
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    35,99 €

  • The Story of my Life Vol. 1 The Venetian Years
    Giacomo Casanova
    Casanova was an Italian adventurer and author from the Republic of Venice. His autobiography, Histoire de ma vie (Story of My Life), is regarded as one of the most authentic sources of the customs and norms of European social life during the 18th century. He has become so famous for his often complicated and elaborate affairs with women that his name is now synonymous with 'wom...
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    35,79 €

  • The Memoirs of Jacques Casanova de Seingalt Vol. 3 the Eternal Quest
    Giacomo Casanova
    Casanova was an Italian adventurer and author from the Republic of Venice. His autobiography, is regarded as one of the most authentic sources of the customs and norms of European social life during the 18th century. He has become so famous for his often complicated and elaborate affairs with women that his name is now synonymous with 'womanizer'. He associated with European ro...
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    36,11 €

  • The Memoirs of Jacques Casanova de Seingalt Vol. 5 in London and Moscow
    Giacomo Casanova
    Casanova was an Italian adventurer and author from the Republic of Venice. His autobiography, is regarded as one of the most authentic sources of the customs and norms of European social life during the 18th century. He has become so famous for his often complicated and elaborate affairs with women that his name is now synonymous with 'womanizer'. He associated with European ro...
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    36,12 €

  • Adventures on the Pan American Highway of South America
    Earl Roe Donnell / Lucretia Ayers Donnell
    What happens when an intrepid and resourceful sixty-something woman decides in 1953 that a long driving trip, touring the newly opened Pan American Highway in South America, would be just the thing her ailing husband needs? Follow the Donnells in this page turning, true yarn as recorded by Lucretia Donnell in her letters. Robbed, stuck in the mud, marooned with car troubles, wi...
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    30,46 €

  • Obsessive-Compulsive Dramatic
    Jack A. Bingham / Jack ABingham
    My name is Jack Bingham, I'm twenty-one and a full-blown mental patient. This is going to be a look into my mind-the way I've learned to cope with my mental illnesses. I wish I could tell you that my story is going to be chock-full of amazing insight, but a lot of it is learning what not to do. You'll get an idea of what it's like to have extreme obsessive-compu...
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    17,50 €

  • The Pastor Wears a Skirt
    Dorothy J. Friesen / Dorothy Nickel Friesen
    Dangerous Woman? Ordained by God? Gender matters!What do pastors really do beyond the pulpit? What’s it like to be a woman pastor?It’s complicated. People leave congregations when the pastor wears a skirt. Other congregations become advocates for women clergy.Rev. Dorothy Nickel Friesen, an ordained Mennonite pastor, digs deep into the soul of a pastor with humor, pathos, and p...
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    18,52 €

  • TOO MUCH LOVE IS NOT ENOUGH
    ROSENNA BAKARI
    5-star reviews by Readers' Favorite, and written by a woman of distinction, this brave memoir will help anyone understand the harm of silence.Romuald Dzemo for Readers’ Favorite says"Readers understand how what happens in our childhood can determine the quality of our psychological and emotional health as we grow into more mature adults. Readers will understand the silent t...
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    25,86 €

  • The Upside of Fear
    Weldon Long
    The Upside of Fear allows reader to experience the harsh reality of a criminal life and creates a riveting portrait of true crime at its fundamental level.  From buying the duct tape for an armed robbery to saving the life of a prison guard, author Weldon Long recounts his harrowing journey of self-discovery and how he went from being a drunk in a jail cell to the CEO of a mult...
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    11,81 €

  • CHRONIC
    French Alice
    Ninety million people in the U.S. live with a chronic health condition. Nearly a half million live with the after-effects of polio. Many of these people are like Alice French. They try to hide their illness and forge ahead with a life that looks normal.French is fiercely independent, determined to prove to herself and her peers that she can survive any and all obstacles. She is...
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    7,31 €

  • Armor On
    L.K.
    When I saw Satan, I wanted to die. I wanted to be in the arms of Jesus that very moment. At the time, I didnt know I was in a dark spiritual warfare and my home was the battlegrounds. Through my journey, Jesus was showing me my spiritual gifts. He was teaching and training me to trust him completely. The once-dark season feels like a lifetime ago. My new voyage with Jesus is a ...
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    14,22 €

  • A Journey of Creative Healing
    Mary Atkins
    “In a time so in need of true elders to guide the coming generations, Mary is a shining example of someone who walks her talk, whose purpose in life is to serve and encourage others to be true to themselves.” KIMBA AREM, MUSIC THERAPISTI need to put my focus on being creative. I need to create something new each day. It doesn’t matter what—I simply need to focus on the planning...
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    11,04 €

  • The Unforgotten Babies
    Marina Young / Peter Young
    Healing starts the moment you feel heard.This is part of my abortion story and journey of healing. Along with my husband, Peter, sharing from a male perspective, which is often not heard.I am not a counsellor, but someone with certain life experiences which has shaped me into the person I am today. I did, however, train in Mental Health and did some community papers, which have...
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    12,25 €

  • I Should Have Been Music
    Babette Becker
    My memoir, I Should Have Been Music, covers the four years I spent on four different mental hospitals from 1957 to 1960. It was a time when little was known about mental illness, except the shame and horror of it, and nothing was known about early childhood trauma. I was passed from hospital to hospital carrying several severe classic diagnostic labels, and I narrowly missed be...
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    14,85 €

  • Broken Conditions
    Jo Lena Johnson
    Broken Conditions, Volume 1 of The Clean Colored Girl Chronicles highlights the author’s college years and chronicles key relationships, which lead to drama, adventure, hurt and poor choices into her 30s. See how growing up affects and influences almost every decision, relationship and behavior. When what she learned wasn’t working, she did something about it … sometimes!The Cl...
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    13,82 €

  • The Berlin Enigma
    D. F. Harrington / DFHarrington
    As John Harrington grew older, he sat down with his daughter to share the story of his life. What she learned made her rethink the man who had raised her. The tale begins with his childhood in the Australian outback, and follows his immigration to England and enrollment in the British Forces in 1914. After being injured in France, he is hired by the British Foreign Office, whic...
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    33,33 €