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The Red Flyer
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Price: Free! Words: 2,030. Language: English. Published: July 21, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
(5.00 from 7 reviews)
Memoir of a boy, his dog, a red Flyer wagon, & a shotgun. A short story of a young boy in the late 1920s who sneaks out with his dog to go hunting. A taste of Bob's style & a glimpse into who he is. Entertaining for young and old.
The Alchemist of Light: A Biography of Georges Méliès
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Price: Free! Words: 1,980. Language: English. Published: November 12, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Cultural heritage
Georges Méliès was the first sci-fi movie director, not to mention one of the worlds’ first movie directors. He made 552 films between 1896 and 1913--nearly all of which are under twenty minutes in length (many are only one or two minutes long.) His films are some of the most imaginative films ever to be directed, even by today’s standards.
A Dead Woman
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Price: Free! Words: 1,340. Language: English. Published: December 8, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
A humorous, real-life adventure from the rural, Midwest in the 1950's. Told from the twelve-year-old's perspective.
Pablo Neruda y Matilde Urrutia. La eterna amante del capitan
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Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 32,430. Language: Spanish. Published: July 2, 2012 by LD Books - Lectorum. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Cultural heritage
Este libro cuenta la historia de amor del poeta Pablo Neruda y la cantante Matilde Urrutia. El era ya un reconocido poeta cuando la conoció, y ella una cantante con gran tesón y relativa fortura. Fue amor a primera vista, y cuando, después de encuentros furtivos y períodos de distancia, pudieron convivir, ya no se separaron hasta la muerte del poeta.
The White Aborigine
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 96,860. Language: English. Published: April 10, 2013 by MoshPit Publishing. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Cultural heritage
(4.50 from 2 reviews)
In the way life imitates art, Gerry Walshe's life began in a way similar to that of Steve Martin's character Navin R. Johnson in the movie 'The Jerk'. Gerry Walshe spent his early years living as an Australian Aborigine. As the illegitimate son of a Roman Catholic woman, he was given away to a tribal Aboriginal woman at the age of four months. This is his story - an Australian story.
Beatles: The Untold Story
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 75,280. Language: English. Published: May 15, 2012 by A-Argus Better Book Publishers. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Celebrity biography
An investigative reporter delves into the rumor of the death and replacement of Paul McCartney
Coming to Astoria: An Immigrant's Tale
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Price: Free! Words: 48,810. Language: English. Published: December 10, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Cultural heritage
(3.00 from 5 reviews)
Why do children growing up together in the same household turn out so completely different? How can a child raised in a family of twelve be so lonely? Coming to Astoria takes the reader on a journey of self-discovery which is humorous, entertaining, and educational. This is a fascinating human interest story filled with poignant memories about growing up alone in a large family.
Stories My Parents Told Me: Tales of Growing Up in Wartime Malta
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 20,030. Language: English. Published: August 27, 2013 by FARAXA Publishing (USA). Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
Stories My Parents Told Me is a collection of seven short stories based on actual events during World War II on the Mediterranean island nation of Malta. The stories describe a difficult time for children and their families where survival was paramount and family ties were what sustained them. These stories describe a culture of a time past for a deeply religious and frugal people.
Just Us Two: Ned and Rosie's Gold Wing Discovery
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Series: Just Us Two Travel, Book 1. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 50,490. Language: English. Published: May 1, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » By region
An exhilarating journey of discovery, adventure, and fun as ‘born-again bikers’ Ned and Rosie discover long-lost family in Ireland, and explore France, Spain, Andorra, Italy, Switzerland, and Belgium on their Honda Gold Wing 1500cc motorbike. An inspirational true story of profound emotional experiences and challenges. Winner 2010 International Book Awards (Travel:Recreational)
A Changing World
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Series: History Comes to Life, Book 3. Price: $4.85 USD. Words: 62,020. Language: English. Published: January 28, 2012 by Memoirs Publishing. Category: Nonfiction » History » Modern / 20th Century
A Changing World is the third in a quartet of books by Terence Kearey dealing with aspects of life in Britain through the centuries from the perspective of his own family. It focuses on the years from the 1930s through to the 1960s and covers a period when the country was at times in turbulence and chaos and changing faster that it ever has before or since.
White River Junctions
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 77,360. Language: English. Published: September 19, 2012 by f/64 Publishing. Category: Nonfiction » History » North America
This fascinating look at White River Junction relates the history of this Vermont river town to the country at large. Norman puts faces, names, and anecdotes to the forces that shaped the American Century. The opening chapters tell the town's story through histories of the railroad and several buildings. The final chapters introduce residents whose lives show a town--and country--in transition.
From Smuggling to Cotton Kings - the Greg Story
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Price: $4.85 USD. Words: 34,240. Language: English. Published: March 20, 2012 by Memoirs Publishing. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Cultural heritage
This book covers a period when Britain was the cradle of change and innovation in many fields - commerce, agriculture, manufacturing, finance and the development of democratic political structures and it goes on to portray the slow decline of a family-based industrial enterprise under the political, social and economic pressures of the late 19th and 20th centuries.
Run, Run, Run: A Young Boy's Journey through the Cambodian Tragedy
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 89,950. Language: English. Published: June 21, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Cultural heritage
Survival is the game - death must be avoided. How to avoid the genocide? Even more problematic, how does a five year old boy escape starvation, execution, and fatal illness? How can a young boy maintain family ties when Pol Pot is cutting families apart by assignment to different, far removed camps? This is the story. It is a true story and is utterly amazing. In the survivor's own words.
Letters to Lyla
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 55,210. Language: English. Published: February 16, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » History » American
The author writes of Houlton, its river and streams, and its colorful characters and special places much like Mark Twain introduced an entire nation to frontier life in Hannibal, Missouri, the mighty Mississippi River and unforgettable people like Huckleberry Finn, Tom Sawyer, Becky Thatcher, Jim and Injun Joe. Indeed there are chapters in "Letters" that touch on everyday life in rural north
The Seagull's Gardener: My Father's Last Odyssey
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 55,320. Language: English. Published: March 30, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Cultural heritage
In the early 1900s Woody grew up running barefoot in the lush valleys of Territorial Hawaii. As he approaches ninety he insists he’s too busy to die. A tale told with photos of Old Hawaii, signature dishes, & unforgettable dreams, Pam Chun’s lyrical memoir of her father describes their bond across time and distance and her frustration of caring from him from 3,000 miles away.
Beyond the Two Rivers: The Continuing Story of Mannig the Heroine of Between the Two Rivers Following the Armenian Genocide
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Price: $6.95 USD. Words: 71,260. Language: English. Published: November 22, 2013 by Coffeetown Press. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Cultural heritage
In Between the Two Rivers, Mannig rose from starving Armenian orphan to the teenage bride of a wealthy philanthropist. As her story continues in 1922, Mannig moves from the village desert castle of her in-laws to various farming village outposts where her engineer husband is sent to make the desert bloom. This is an Iraq that no longer exists, except in our memories and imaginations.
Herman the Male Cow
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 17,880. Language: English. Published: May 21, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Cultural heritage
This book is a series of ten heart-warming stories pertaining to the Bryant family bull, affectionately called Herman the Male Cow. These stories tell of the bull’s relationship with young Franklin Bryant during the formative years of his life. In the 1930’s, the Bryant family lived just across the Alabama State line on a small rocky farm in the tiny Tennessee community of Corders Cross Roads.
Sí Se Puede: A Biography of Cesar Chavez
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 12,090. Language: English. Published: October 29, 2013 by BookCaps. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Cultural heritage
Cesario Estrada Chavez, more commonly known as Cesar Chavez, was a highly influential activist worker who created a union for farm workers all across the United States. Many organizations and activists before him had attempted to unionize the farm workers in California, but Cesar Chavez was the first to succeed. For his efforts and accomplishments, he is celebrated as a great advocate for equal
Boredom is Anti-Life: 250 Anecdotes and Stories
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Price: $1.00 USD. Words: 29,200. Language: English. Published: April 28, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Celebrity biography
A Sample: Ballerina Tanaquil Le Clercq paid no attention to the superstition that it is bad luck to whistle in a dressing room, but she once shared a dressing room with a ballerina who did. Because the only way to get rid of the bad luck is to go outside the dressing room and twirl three times, Ms. Le Clercq says that “for one whole season I spent more time twirling off stage than on.”
Hidden Footprints of Unity: Beyond Tribalism and Towards a New Australian Identity
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 64,870. Language: English. Published: October 15, 2013 by William R. Potter. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Cultural heritage
This book is the third in the series triggered by advice from the spirit world, that the author "could contribute to building a bridge" from where he came to where he now is. It is essentially about the inter-connectedness of mankind....