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A Leap of Faith.
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,170. Language: British English. Published: August 28, 2014. Category: Essay » Author profile
We had just finished our primary school education and now it was the summer holidays. It was hot, and we were bored. My best friend had this great idea. It was a dumb idea, but it was a great idea.
Catching Butterflies
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Price: Free! Words: 103,130. Language: English. Published: June 11, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
The random memories of my Dad's life as told in his unique and N'awlins gumbo style. The Spirit of Louisiana, and the Big Easiness of New Orleans, flows through these recollections reflecting his ever present joie de vivre. For 6 years, Dad sent 2 or 3 stories every other week to each of his 8 children in the mail. Come and "catch a butterfly" with Pops as his life is captured one smile at a time.
DRAVIDA BRAHMANA CHARITHRA (History of Dravida Telugu Brahmins)
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Price: Free! Language: English. Published: May 9, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Cultural heritage
This book gives detailed description of various aspects of one of the sub-sects of Telugu Brahmins, called Dravidlu. It gives the history, details of different family names under the sub-sect, etc.
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 Boy's War
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 11,050. Language: Commonwealth English. Published: November 11, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Cultural heritage
A collection of prose and poetry about the Primary schooldays of John Pratt in Bexhill-on-Sea, England, during World War 2, 1939-1944.
Tod Robbins- The Life of the Reclusive Master of the Bizarre
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,770. Language: English. Published: April 6, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Cultural heritage
Tod Robbins is best known for his short story "Spurs," which was later adapted into the infamous movie "Freaks!" However, next to nothing is known about the author's life. This book is the first biography on this independently wealthy, athlete, concentration camp survivor, and unsung visionary.
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.
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.
The Storm Before the Calm: The Early Lives of Venus and Hiro
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You set the price! Words: 43,380. Language: English. Published: September 21, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Cultural heritage
The wedding that Thanksgiving weekend 1958 in Chicago should never have happened. Venus Ballesteros should have been on her way back to the Philippines. Hiro Tanamachi should have died in the war. Somehow, the man who had trained to die as a suicide submarine pilot in the Japanese Navy, and the woman whose hometown had been occupied by the Japanese, met 8,000 miles away from their homelands.
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.
Boredom is Anti-Life: 250 Anecdotes and Stories
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Price: $0.99 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.”