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Brontë: A Biography of the Literary Family
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 15,310. Language: English. Published: December 18, 2013 by BookCaps. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Literary biography
From humble beginnings, the Brontë family of Haworth, England reached a degree of literary fame that has seldom been replicated. Specifically, Charlotte, Emily and, to a lesser extent, Anne all made significant contributions to world literature. The great tragedy of the Brontë family is that all were taken away by illness before the prime of their lives. Anne died aged 28 year; Emily died at ag
A Time Before Facebook
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Series: A Time Before Facebook, Book 1. Price: Free! Words: 138,000. Language: English. Published: December 11, 2013. Category: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Literary
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Two families on opposite sides of the US/Canada Border are forever united through a marriage, children, and then a death. Jimmy is now growing up in a time before computers, email and social networking. The stories are true, but some persons and events have been fictionalized where necessary.
Hertzan The Keyboard Entity Chimera
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 16,330. Language: English. Published: October 27, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Literary biography
Hertzan Chimera – THE KEYBOARD ENTITY, the official biography of an invented writing persona came out in about 2004 as a 6” by 9” trade paperback, and it's probably still available on all good distribution sites.
Letters from the Attic
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Price: Free! Words: 20,490. Language: English. Published: October 21, 2013 by MoshPit Publishing. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Literary biography
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Letters from the Attic is a collection of short stories and blog posts by Gabriel Farago – author, lawyer, novelist – which provide insight into the real-life inspirations behind his international thriller The Empress Holds The Key.
The Dirty Old Man Of American Literature: A Biography of Charles Bukowski
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 11,080. Language: English. Published: September 20, 2013 by BookCaps. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Literary biography
Charles Bukowski didn't write about high society or the life most people will never live; he wrote about the ordinary man--the ones you are more likely to see living next to you than glamorized on TV. He wrote what he knew and he wrote it well. Bukowski knew Los Angeles—women—the drudgery of work—and drinking…lots of drinking! This biography takes you inside the life and times of Bukowski, and h
The Real Life Inspiration Behind Oscar Wilde’s Work: A Play-by-Play Look At Wilde’s Inspirations
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 12,220. Language: English. Published: August 19, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Literary biography
Fiction often imitates real-life. That was certainly the case for Oscar Wilde. This book is part biography, part critical study. It examines all of Wilde’s published and unpublished work to see what was happening in her life that she might have used as inspiration for her fiction. HistoryCaps is an imprint of BookCaps Study Guides. With each book, a brief period of history is recapped. We publi
Mark Twain Anecdotes and Quotes
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Price: Free! Words: 15,080. Language: English. Published: August 14, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Literary biography
This short 13,000-word pamphlet contains Mark Twain anecdote and quotations and a short biography.
Italian Funerals and Other Festive Occasions
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 45,880. Language: English. Published: July 26, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Literary biography
The Mafia at his doorstep, a scary grandmother with “special powers” and his favorite aunt who knitted him sweaters and smuggled gin: New York in the 20s seemed so normal to the seven year old boy. With great humor Mr. Miranda shares his bizarre family secrets with us, and also twelve of his secret family recipes going back five Sicilian generations. He proves reality is stranger than fiction!
The Real Life Inspiration Behind Jane Austen’s Work: A Book-by-Book Look At Austen’s Inspirations
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 10,380. Language: English. Published: July 14, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Literary biography
Fiction often imitates real-life. That was certainly the case for Jane Austen. This book is part biography, part critical study. It examines all of Austen's published and unpublished work to see what was happening in her life that she might have used as inspiration for her fiction. HistoryCaps is an imprint of BookCaps Study Guides. With each book, a brief period of history is recapped. We publ
The Life of Dr. Seuss: A Biography of Theodor Seuss Geisel Just for Kids!
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Series: Unofficial Biographies, Book 13. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 9,990. Language: English. Published: July 8, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Literary biography
He was one of the most brilliant men in the world. His books inspired millions of lives. But who was he really? This book, just for kids, will look at his childhood, education, marriage and work to see what made him who he was! KidLit-o is a leading electronic publisher in children’s books; each month, it publishes several history, science and language arts books.
The Real Blithedale Romance: The Love and Marriage of Nathaniel Hawthorne and Sophia Peabody
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 10,530. Language: English. Published: June 30, 2013 by BookCaps. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Literary biography
Rising from relative obscurity, Nathaniel Hawthorne became one of the most celebrate and original authors of his generation. Along the way, he crossed paths with a young woman of equally remarkable talents. Others may have considered Sophia Peabody an invalid destined for a spinster’s life, but Hawthorne saw someone special. This is the story of their relationship. LifeCaps is an imprint of Boo
Orbit: JRR Tolkien - The True Lord of the Rings: spanish edition
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 70. Language: Spanish. Published: May 14, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Literary biography
This edition is translated in spanish! He imagined realms of wizards, orcs, and hobbits and elevated fantasy from pulp to respected literature. J.R.R. Tolkien, the iconic author who captivated generations with his rich and complex mythology of Middle Earth.
Nosotros los salvados
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Price: Free! Words: 6,340. Language: Spanish. Published: April 20, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Literary biography
En «Nosotros los salvados» el testimonio se convierte en Poesía documental a partir de las dolorosas voces de supervivientes de la Shoá radicados en Venezuela. Los poemas buscan el registro de una belleza diferente, en la que desaparecen entrevistador, transcriptor, escritor y autor para despejar el cauce de una escritura venida del desastre, de lo esencial, de lo más terrible.
King of the Sun
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 43,350. Language: English. Published: April 4, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
I’m sure you’ve heard this cliché: “Think of your life’s journey as a river.” Therapists and Self-help gurus use it all the time. Well, I have my own cliché: “Rivers are created by God’s tears.” I believe in both cliches. I grew up encircled by rivers – the Missouri and the Sun. I grew up fly-fishing. I grew up dreaming and grew older destroying. For drunks destroy both dreams and lives.
The Lonely House: A Biography of Emily Dickinson
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Series: Unofficial Biographies, Book 8. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 10,120. Language: English. Published: March 19, 2013 by BookCaps. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Literary biography
During her lifetime, Emily Dickinson did not seek out recognition or attempt to change the world around her, even in the smallest way. A private but not antisocial person, she kept her life’s work, and her innermost feelings, almost entirely to herself. Her life was rich in intellectual pursuits, and she had many friends with whom she exchanged witty and brilliant letters, but she rarely left the
The Real Life Mary Poppins: The Life and Times of P.L. Travers
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 12,180. Language: English. Published: February 20, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Literary biography
Among twentieth century authors, P. L. Travers was by far the most productive and famous to hail from the British colony of Australia. After a brief and modestly successful acting career, she moved to London and pursued her own brand of journalism. She was a well-regarded drama critic and travel author, and she became friends with many influential writers and thinkers on both sides of the
Auf dem Weg zu West Egg: Die flüchtige Beziehung von F. Scott und Zelda Fitzgerald
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 10,550. Language: German. Published: January 17, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Literary biography
Glamour, Alkohol, rücksichtsloses und sorgloses Verhalten - alle Themen von einem großen F. Scott Fitzgerald Roman? Ja. Aber im Fall von Fitzgerald imitiert die Romanliteratur das Leben. Fitzgeralds Ehe mit Zelda war flüchtig von Anfang an - es wurde durch Alkoholmissbrauch, Schulden und psychische Krankheit geplagt. "Der große Gatsby" könnte Fitzgeralds am meisten gelesene Geschichte sein,
Clean White Pants
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 87,060. Language: English (Scottish dialect). Published: January 3, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Literary biography
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Joe Armstrong was born to illiterate parents in a deprived area of Glasgow in the year 1955. From a very early age he suffered the trauma and shame associated with abject poverty and ignorance and it never left him. Despite his parents indifference towards him and his inherent inferiority complex Joe quickly realised he was the quintessential ‘square peg in round hole’ and he just has to get out
Inspirations: Alice, Pooh, and Peter Too
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 7,400. Language: English. Published: November 19, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Children's Books » Biography & Autobiography / Literary
This publication provides informative accounts touching on the lives of Lewis Carroll, Alan Alexander Milne and James Matthew Barrie, and what inspired them to create some of the most endearing and enduring characters of Children's literature.
The Beat Killer: A Biography of Beat Writer Lucien Carr and Riverside Park Murder
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Series: Unofficial Biographies, Book 5. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 10,430. Language: English. Published: November 15, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Literary biography
Lucien Carr is rarely, if ever, mentioned in the same breath as the more famous poets and authors of the Beat Generation such as Jack Kerouac, Allen Ginsberg, or William Burroughs. The Beats were known for views and work that was considered very radical in the 1940s, 1950s, and into the 1960s. For some, this work was shocking, for others it was freeing and inspired a new generation of writers.