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The Missouri Connection: Profiles of the Famous and Infamous
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Price: $4.95 USD. Words: 52,370. Language: English. Published: June 9, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Reference
The Missouri Connection is a multi-cultural book which includes more than fifty short profiles of men and women who once lived in Missouri. Through their stories, the reader will learn how politicians,entrepreneurs, scientists,and others overcame obstacles, allowing them to contribute to our nation. Read about people during the Civil War, World War I & II, Women's Right Movement, and other events.
The Vernons of Hanbury
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Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 178,440. Language: English. Published: May 8, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » History » European
An account of the Vernon family of Hanbury, Worcs, from 1577 to 1961. The first member of the family in Hanbury was the rector, Richard Vernon, and his descendants bought the manor, and in about 1706, built Hanbury Hall. They became the largest landowners in Hanbury, but in the C20th the estate went into decline, and the family story ended in tragedy in 1940.
Horncastle's Suitcase
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 106,510. Language: English. Published: April 24, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Other biographies
My life growing up on the West Coast NZ in a poor farming family of 12. A quick paced read that takes you into my personal life- my alcoholic father, making do out of nothing, finding wealth in business, losing a daughter to cancer, attempted suicide, depression, alcoholism, and coming back out the other side to an amazing family and supportive friends. Still here and I want to make a difference.
Mending Matthew
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Price: Free! Words: 54,260. Language: English. Published: April 8, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Other biographies
This is the story of a child’s first ten years of a life he was not supposed to have. Born with severe FASD, he has suffered cranio-facial deformities, respiratory problems, cardiac problems, brain damage and more. It is also my story: of my relationship with this child, as his foster mother and advocate; and my battle to keep him alive despite the odds.
Trucker
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 86,990. Language: English. Published: March 7, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Other biographies
This is the true story of trucking in the United States. It's not like in the funny papers or on TV. It's a way of life that will surprise most people. Follow a year with Merlin and Jo as they drive their semi across the country.
Preserved Ginger
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 65,150. Language: English. Published: January 31, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Preserved Ginger is a kind of loose biography, being the life stuff of a retired orchestral musician. (Old enough to know better and too old to give a s…) I’ve developed some reasonably firm views over the years, and being utterly unknown I enjoy the complete freedom to have a stab at anything I feel like - right or wrong
Keiko-san's Story: An Account of the Minamata Tragedy
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Price: Free! Words: 1,860. Language: English. Published: January 18, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Other biographies
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In 2008, I had the opportunity to listen to the story of a victim of the Minamata tragedy. Here is her story.
Inspiration to Live Your MAGIC!™
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Price: Free! Words: 35,190. Language: English. Published: January 15, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Other biographies
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Inspiration to Live Your MAGIC!™ contains 75 biographical introductions of about 400 words each. Every person in this collection is an inspiration to others, through their response to challenges (and some of them faced incredible challenges), by their commitment to serving humanity and their fidelity to their values. A book of inspiration for everyone.
If it wasn't for bad luck, I'd have no luck at all
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 34,490. Language: English. Published: January 13, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Other biographies
Through my life I've been plagued by the most ridiculous bad luck you can imagine. This is a short book detailing those events making for a very funny read.
Jonny Kennedy. The Story of the Boy Whose Skin Fell Off
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 44,970. Language: English. Published: January 4, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Other biographies
This is the biography of Jonny Kennedy: The Boy Whose Skin Fell Off, written by his best friend, who's idea it was that led to the successful chan4 documentary of the same name which has won numerous awards, not least an EMMY.
Who is Muhammad?
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Price: Free! Words: 23,060. Language: English. Published: November 22, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Religious biography
- Have you ever read about the religion of over 1.5 billion people on this planet? - Have you ever thought about why those thousands of people all over the globe are converting every day? - Have you ever heard about the true story of the prophet of Muslims, what is the meaning of the word Islam and how and when it has all started?
Fugitive of Injustice: The Biographical True Story of Two Brothers' Exemption, Induction, Suspension, Investigation, Escape and Presidential Pardon from the US Army Draft
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 13,610. Language: English. Published: November 21, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Other biographies
As a full time university student, Matthew Douglas is exempt from the Vietnam War. But he's cast into the life of a fugitive which all starts after an unknown school counselor convinces him to drop a class.
The Kindest People: Heroes and Good Samaritans (Volume 2)
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Series: The Kindest People: Heroes and Good Samaritans, Book 2. Price: Free! Words: 68,110. Language: English. Published: October 14, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Inspiration » Personal inspiration
This book contains 250 stories about heroes and good Samaritans.
Stunted
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Price: Free! Words: 1,110. Language: English. Published: October 14, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Other biographies
Here is a short personal narrative (for school mainly) that gives a detailed account about my social anxiety one day at a restaurant.
A Brief History Of Pink Floyd
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 29,620. Language: English. Published: October 10, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Music » Rock music
Pink Floyd’s rock music legacy is second to none. This account traces the group’s career from “See Emily Play” and other quirky mid ’60s compositions by initial singer Syd Barrett to their defining albums of the ’70s, The Dark Side Of The Moon and The Wall, and their swan song in the ’90s. Over four decades Pink Floyd made a distinctive and influential contribution to their times.
The Prodigy - A Biography of William Sidis
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 93,210. Language: English. Published: October 10, 2011 by Crossroad Press. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Other biographies
William James Sidis (1898-1944) was born to a psychologist with some unorthodox ideas about child rearing, attended Harvard at an absurdly young age, only to fail to reach his potential. Wallace's book, the only biography of this most enigmatic of prodigies, gives us a balanced look at Sidis' up-bringing and a somewhat revisionist look at his later life.
Who Was Armer Allen?
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 7,720. Language: English. Published: September 19, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Other biographies
This is a short biography of a remarkable man from the Appalachians who touched many lives during his short 49 year life span. A few of the highlights of his life, including victories and defeats, are highlighted in this work.
Face Off Against A Tycoon
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Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 53,650. Language: English. Published: September 9, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Law » Tax law
(4.00 from 1 review)
This is a true to life story…an epic battle between David and Goliath in the modern era….the first and only book on Corporate Whistleblowing in the Phils. today. At the prime of his banking career, he was “eyes and ears” of a highly powerful tycoon, Lucio Tan, who is currently the world’s 512th billionaire and 2nd richest in the country. He uncovered a multi-bi
Taking the Sea: Perilous Waters, Sunken Ships, and the True Story of the Legendary Wrecker Captains
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 106,390. Language: English. Published: September 6, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Transportation » Ocean transport
This book showcases the heart-beating salvages and “wondrous death-defying finales” (Kirkus Reviews) by the important wreckers. Readers will see how innovation marched to change the maritime world, and as the most acclaimed wrecker, Captain T.P.H. Whitelaw, observed: “A terrible, always hungry monster, with long white teeth is the sea. A smiling witch one day—a monster the next.”
The Kindest People: Heroes and Good Samaritans, Volume 1
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Series: The Kindest People: Heroes and Good Samaritans, Book 1. Price: Free! Words: 69,830. Language: English. Published: August 17, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Inspiration » Personal inspiration
In February 2010 in Cordoba, Spain, Vanessa Robinet began to give birth. No one was around except her six-year-old son, Agustin, so he telephoned his father, Caesar, to come, and he stayed with his mother until she gave birth to his healthy baby brother, Matias, who weighed 3.4 kilos. Agustin said, “My mom always says that all women are in pain when they go to have a baby.”