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Arabian Knights - Volume 1
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Series: Knights of Arabia, Book 1 · Arabian Knights, Book 1. Price: Free! Words: 17,100. Language: English. Published: February 4, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Biographical anthologies
An interesting collection of stories about the adventures and misadventures of ordinary, famous and infamous real Arabian Knights. Included are the stories of Antarah bin Shaddad, a slave who became a legend; Hatim Al-Taaee, a bedouin who set the standard for generosity; Al-Numan bin Al-Munthir, a king whose boredom causes him to toy with people's lives. Come glimpse some Middle Eastern history!
SuperMinds
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Price: $5.00 USD. Words: 21,970. Language: English. Published: November 25, 2009. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Biographical anthologies
Stories of extraordinary men and women. Each biography also includes methods you can use to develop or extend your own physical and mental senses. We are all multi dimensional beings, existing in a physical and apparently solid world of the body. But we also daily experience the subtlety of thoughts, none of which can be held in the hand. Also know their energy flows of emotion and inspiration.
Mrs. Levitt's Class
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Price: Free! Words: 26,820. Language: English. Published: October 5, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Biographical anthologies
• Mrs. Levitt’s Class is a group of people who were students of Phyllis Levitt’s during her career at Dover High School. The basic premise is: Hey, we’re not 17 anymore, so maybe we can recognize some of the things she taught us—and take a moment to say thanks.
Strange Times; Wacky Anecdotes
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Price: Free! Words: 21,310. Language: English. Published: September 1, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Biographical anthologies
Over the past year I made a series of posts on my blog to relate incidents from my life so far. Encouraged by the interest that they aroused, I decided to compile them into a free ebook to reach even more readers and this, then, is the result of my efforts.
Amazing Women In History: 5 Kick-Ass Women the History Books Left Out
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Price: Free! Words: 3,580. Language: English. Published: October 21, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Woman biographies
Amazing Women In History is a blog about all the kick-ass women the history books left out. In this book, you’ll find the five most popular posts: Mary Anderson, inventor Stephanie Kwolek, inventor of Kevlar Carmen Amaya, Queen of the Gypsies Katharine McCormick, biologist & millionaire philanthropist Ana Nzinga Mbande, fearless African queen Download now to read about these amazing women!
The Cowboy Chronicles
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 73,750. Language: English. Published: December 6, 2009. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Biographical anthologies
In May of 1999, Michael Toney was wrongfully convicted by a Tarrant County Texas kangaroo court for the 1985 Lake Worth Texas Bombings and received the death penalty. In November 2000, Michael made the acquaintance of Mr. Bill Davis through the letters to the editor page of the Fort Worth Star-Telegram. This book relates the 10 year long struggle of Cowboy Toney to obtain his freedom.
Eccentric Explorers
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 132,990. Language: English. Published: November 2, 2010. Category: Nonfiction » History » Asian
(5.00 from 1 review)
Eccentric Explorers was Winner of the Biography category at the 2009 Indie Excellence Book Awards, California, USA. In this extensively researched book, the rich culture and history of Tibet are viewed through a rather special lens--through the eyes of ten wild and wacky adventurers, each bent on unlocking the strange riddles and secrets of Tibet.
The Enduring Human Spirit: Thought-Provoking Stories on Caring for Our Elders
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Price: $12.80 USD. Words: 73,930. Language: English. Published: October 18, 2010 by Idyll Arbor. Category: Nonfiction » Relationships and Family » Aging
Charles Tindell writes about the lives of real people. He then asks us to ponder thought-provoking questions about the meaning of these lives (and the meaning of our own lives as we grow older). We have many questions to answer: How do we deal with our parents’ aging and our own aging? What keeps a person’s spirit alive and growing?
Under the Gun; ‘experimental literature of an urgent nature’
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Series: UTG. Price: Free! Words: 10,100. Language: English. Published: May 28, 2013. Category: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author
Welcome to the world of 'Under the Gun', experimental literature from the pontificator at large, b2. Each of the chapters of this book was originally released as installments on the blog ‘b2publishing’. No more than twenty minutes were spent on each episode so that second guessing could not place a burden upon the creative process. - 'dream big, act swiftly' - b2
Victorian Drug Fiends - Classic Tales of Opium and Hashish!
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Price: $5.95 USD. Words: 106,910. Language: English. Published: December 30, 2009 by FishesEye Publishing. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Biographical anthologies
A collection of infamous classics of drug literature: short stories, hours of giddy entertainment: journalism, medical reports, poetry, visions, capturing the heady essence of Victorian drug culture. From the Romantic opium-eaters, to the Bohemian hashish fanatics. Narcotics, opium dens, dreamy afternoons and hedonistic nights of absinthe, reefer cigarettes and wild hallucinations!
Impact: An Anthology of Short Memoirs
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Series: Telling Our Stories Press. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 74,050. Language: English. Published: June 27, 2012 by Telling Our Stories Press. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Biographical anthologies
A literary collection showcasing the art of short memoir with a variety of personal narratives of varying voices and artistic form.
Girls Succeed: Stories Behind the Careers of Successful Women
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 16,380. Language: English. Published: October 3, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Children's Books » Careers
(5.00 from 3 reviews)
An interactive e-book filled with dreams and passion to inspire, entertain, and empower girls. Fifteen remarkable career women in a variety of occupations share their stories about their work and the path they took to become successful in their careers. A separate Reader's Guide for Girls Succeed is available to help develop units for teachers and homeschoolers.
Interludes
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 7,500. Language: English. Published: December 30, 2011 by Steve Challis. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography
The author spent a month's holiday each year staying with his grandmother in rural Suffolk from the time he was ten to when war broke out when he was fifteen. This is a collection of six true short stories only totalling about 5700 words in which the author is able to capture the society and atmosphere of 1930's country England, and convey images of a bygone era.
Las ambiciosas
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Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 48,080. Language: Spanish. Published: June 27, 2012 by LD Books - Lectorum. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Woman biographies
Este libro incluye retratos de mujeres que aspiraron a más de sus vidas y lo lograron. Todo lo que quisieron fue expresarse libremente y que fueran escuchadas: María Callas, Isadora Duncan, Leni Riefenstahl y Jacqueline Kennedy. Tambien forman parte de esta coleccion, los titulos: Las Desafiantes y Las Transgresoras
So Brave...So Quiet...So Long!
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Price: $9.95 USD. Words: 88,210. Language: English. Published: July 21, 2011 by Pine Tree Arts / Pine Tree Press. Category: Nonfiction » History » War
Uplifting in-depth interviews with 34 unforgettable men and women, from one small community in Northern California, who helped save our nation from WWII to the Cold War — and then went home. First published as a 5-year series in The Wildwood Independent, the stories became "the most talked-about, most popular series in the paper's 30-year history," says TWI publisher Mike Dobbins.
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Price: Free! Words: 22,910. Language: Italian. Published: January 12, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Biographical anthologies
Dal blog "...le storie passano da qui", la storia vera di una delle prime radio private italiane.
After the Gun II - prioritized harmonics
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Series: UTG. Price: Free! Words: 1,050. Language: English. Published: April 28, 2013. Category: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author
Prepare yourself to dive into the second episode of the cereal anthology known as ‘After the Gun’. Breathe in, breath out, make sure and collect your belongings from the seat back pocket. The road to Valhalla is paved with brave misconceptions. Move past the current patterns, push yourself capriciously, and make sure to release the parking brake- b2
27 Views of Chapel Hill
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Price: $7.95 USD. Words: 58,900. Language: English. Published: August 2, 2011 by Eno Publishers. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Biographical anthologies
Legions of writers who call this famous Southern college town home create a portrait of the town, capturing its sense of place in essays, short stories, poems, and book excerpts that reflect the social, historic and literary fabric of Chapel Hill. The 27 contributors include Wells Tower, Elizabeth Spencer, Will Blythe, Lawrence Naumoff, Daphne Athas, Nic Brown, William Leuchtenburg, Alan Shapiro.
Zamanın Sahipleri & Owners of the Time
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 28,920. Language: Turkish. Published: February 21, 2011 by E-Kitap Projesi. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Biographical anthologies
“Kur’an-ı Hahim’de Kıyamet’e ve Ahir Zaman’a bakan pek çok âyetin cifirsel hesaplamalarını ele aldığımız, küçük bir kitapçık şeklinde fakat içeriği ve ele aldığı meseleleri gayet geniş olan bu önemli eserimizde, ahirzamanda gerçekleşecek olan pek çok önemli dini meseleden bahseder...
WESTERNS: A Guide to the Best (and Worst) Western Movies on DVD
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 80,280. Language: English. Published: February 18, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Entertainment industry
A feast for western movie fans, this book looks at over 400 of the 2,000 DVDs on sale. In addition to detailed reviews of classics (The Big Country, Broken Arrow, The Searchers, Stagecoach, Shane, etc., the author focuses on William Boyd (the entire 66 Hopalong Cassidy series), John Wayne, Gene Autry, Roy Rogers, Buck Jones and Alan Ladd. Finally, some of Hollywood's worst westerns are examined.