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Hip Hop
Series: History of Hip Hop, Book 6 ยท Adventures in Journalism, Book 8. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 27,060. Language: English. Published: January 25, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Music » Rap and hip hop, Nonfiction » Biography » Artists, architects, & photographers
(5.00 from 1 review)
In the early 1980s, I became the first reporter to travel to the South Bronx to document the origins of hip hop and this book remains the most authentic portrait of the first generation. It was recently updated with never-before-seen photos and illustrations.
Widowhood 101
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 21,070. Language: English. Published: May 4, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
(5.00 from 1 review)
The story of my journey through the first 18 months of being a widow. It's a big learning curve and I hope that some of what I've learned will be of value for others
Living at Twice the Speed of Sound
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 62,670. Language: English. Published: March 3, 2013 by Dov Silverman. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Eitan (Eddie) Shapiro gives you a sharply focused view of Israel's Economic Miracle through this memoir. He goes to war only to later storm the corporate boardroom and take his part in shaping his country's future. Information in this book has been cleared for disclosure by the Israeli Military Censor. Some names and dates were changed to protect those endangered by evidential exposure.
Survive to Live Free
Price: $4.95 USD. Words: 99,820. Language: English. Published: December 27, 2010. Categories: Nonfiction » History » European, Nonfiction » Biography » Woman biographies
(5.00 from 1 review)
This is a heart-breaking insight into the personal experiences of a little girl growing up during World War II in East Germany. The author's memories reveal through a child's eyes the effect the war had on herself, her family and her friends and their struggle to survive and adapt to the lack of food, the Hitler Regime and the bombings.
Slave To The Farm
Price: $4.95 USD. Words: 58,560. Language: English. Published: June 15, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
This is a true tale of a teenage girl who, in 1983, refused to go to school and became a ward of Quebec’s juvenile system, eventually making her way to The Farm. It questions the use of incarceration as a means of dealing with youth protection cases, and it offers a rare glimpse inside one of Quebec’s oldest juvenile detention centres.
The Life and Times of a Jaguar Apprentice
Price: $4.95 USD. Words: 52,720. Language: English. Published: January 14, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Transportation » Automotive / History
An actual snapshot in time of a Jaguar Apprentice's journey in the 1960's. Good life lessons for all youngsters are prevalent throughout the pages.
Sliding on the Snow Stone
Price: $4.15 USD. Words: 98,810. Language: English. Published: November 26, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » History » War
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
Stefan grows up in the grip of a raging famine (Ukraine, 1932-33).To free themselves from the daily terrors of Soviet rule, Stefan and his friends fight imaginary battles in nearby woods to defend their land. The games they play are their only escape. ‘Sliding on the Snow Stone’ is the true story of Stefan's extraordinary journey across a landscape of hunger, fear and devastating loss.
Chalk Pits & Cherry Stones
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 63,510. Language: English. Published: May 28, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
(5.00 from 5 reviews)
This is a memoir about growing up in an industrialized riverside area of North Kent in the nineteen forties and fifties. It was a time of food rationing and shortages, air raid warnings and Doodlebugs, cheerful poverty and overcrowding where of necessity the local chalk pits and bomb sites became familiar playgrounds.
Angela Dorian From Playboy Playmate To Prison Inmate
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 3,480. Language: English. Published: December 1, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » True Crime » Drug trade, Nonfiction » Biography » Celebrity biography
Angela Dorian, aka Victoria Vetri is one of the most noted of Playboy Playmates, having appeared in the men's magazine more than a dozen times since her first shoot as Miss September 1967. Married 4 times, she first wed a high school classmate from Hollywood High. I have researched interviews Angela gave reporters in the 1960s and 1970s as well as items from books written about sci fi movies.
Life with the Suicide Disease: The Story of Rodney Mann
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 22,340. Language: English. Published: January 25, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Diseases / nervous system (incl. brain), Nonfiction » Biography » Other biographies
"You couldn't make it through all 24 hours of my best day." There are a few different medical names for what he's got, but everybody that has it knows it as the Suicide Disease. When I first met him, he was running out of reasons to call it anything else. For the next seven months, we talked, and wrote this.
The Tao of Cob: How a Kansas Grandmother Built Her Own Natural Home in the Woods
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 43,420. Language: English. Published: May 18, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Architecture, Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
The Tao of Cob is a how-to book on earthen-house building, written as a memoir in Dorethy's pithy, homespun philosophical voice.
Dungeons & Dreamers: A Story of how Computer Games Created a Global Community
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 86,100. Language: English. Published: February 27, 2014 by ETC Press. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Other biographies, Nonfiction » Entertainment » Computer gaming
Dungeons & Dreamers: A story of how computer games created a global community follows the designers, developers, and players who built the virtual games and communities that define today's digital entertainment landscape and explores the nature of what it means to live and thrive in virtual communities.
All Good Things: Building Wealth For My Clients
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 72,430. Language: English. Published: December 10, 2015 by Agio Publishing House. Categories: Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Personal finance / investing, Nonfiction » Biography » Business biography
In "All Good Things," ADAM HENNICK describes what he's learned from over 25 years in financial advisory, partly documented in real time through "A View From Here" monthly newsletters, September 2009 through to November 2015. His clients have been the beneficiaries of long-term returns that few have been able to achieve. ADAM HENNICK is a financial advisor in Toronto.
Sacrifice - The True Story of Courage over Chernobyl
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 124,470. Language: English. Published: July 27, 2013 by Saint Gaudens Press. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Communism and socialism
Hero of the Soviet Union Gourgen Karapetyan and Gromov Experimental Test Pilot Anatoly Grishchenko flew into Hell over Chernobyl to save the Motherland and the World. Anatoly developed a radiation-induced, life-threatening, blood disorder. Gougen sought the assistance of a colleague in flight, Cap Parlier, to obtain a potential curative treatment for Anatoly in Seattle. This is their story.
One Dead Crow: Personal Accounts of the Paranormal
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 15,060. Language: English. Published: July 18, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir, Nonfiction » New Age » The Paranormal
(5.00 from 1 review)
One Dead Crow, Personal Accounts of the Paranormal is part autobiography, part journalism, part mystery, part history and a peek into real-life supernatural events that occurred in the life of the author.
Flashbacks (an unreliable memoir of the '60s)
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 38,480. Language: Canadian English. Published: June 15, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
A collection of memories about growing up hippie in Toronto, during one of the most interesting periods of the 20th century. Not to mention the sex, drugs and rock and roll…
An Old Man Who Lives Alone and Talks To His Cat
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 25,000. Language: English. Published: April 16, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
A collection of slightly fictionalized, autobiographical short stories from one man's life.
Whistling In The Wind
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 50,670. Language: English. Published: July 27, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Religious biography
This autobiography of Rev. Fr. Albert J. McKnight, C.S.Sp., a Black Catholic Priest who helped spearhead the economic development of Afro-Americans in Louisiana, but is now spearheading a spiritual revival seen as the only true means to authentic liberation and real equality.
Not Like Other Boys, Growing Up Gay by Marlene Fanta Shyer and Christopher Shyer
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 91,130. Language: English. Published: June 6, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Gay and Lesbian » Coming out, Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
In alternating voices, this frank memoir chronicles the long journey mother and son took from a relationship of concealment and shame about Chris's homosexuality to one of acceptance and love. Marlene and Chris tell the story of their parallel lives during the troubled years each of them kept silent about their suspicions, all the while yearning to reveal the truth.
Gifts From My Grandparents
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 6,710. Language: English. Published: December 8, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography
This memoir shares the youth of a girl in the 1940s in an historic New Hampshire town and her love for her grandparents.