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Foy Short, A Life in Southern Africa by Gardner Hall
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 69,110. Language: English. Published: February 16, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Religious biography, Nonfiction » History » Africa
Biography of Foy Short, a pioneer evangelist who lived in what is now Zambia and Zimbabwe from 1922 through 1995. The book explores not only the traditional hazards he faced as a “missionary” (wild animals, primitive tribesmen and dangerous travel) but also the doctrinal and spiritual challenges that he had to battle in establishing churches of Christ and training African teachers.
Love and Madness: My Private Years with George C. Scott by Karen Truesdell Riehl
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 88,240. Language: English. Published: July 1, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Film and theater audiences were attracted to George C. Scott's powerful stage presence and charisma, as was Karen Truesdell, a Stephens College theatre student. After performing with him on stage, a long term love relationship developed. Her liaison with Scott spanned 30 years as his hidden mistress and mother of his child. Truesdell Riehl's account makes a compelling page turner.
SitRep Negative: A Year In Vietnam by G. J. Lau
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 24,320. Language: English. Published: March 27, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » History » War, Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs(4.00 from 1 review)
In April 1968, we were a country at war with ourselves and increasingly with a small country halfway around the world: Vietnam. I don’t recall ever thinking about Vietnam when I started college in 1963. By 1968, it was all any of us could think about. This memoir was written for my grandchildren, but it will give anyone some sense of what it was like to serve a tour of duty in Vietnam.
Slowly by Slowly by Patrick Beard
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 20,610. Language: American English. Published: January 27, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Religious biography, Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Christian Ministry / Missions
Growing up in a small Mississippi town Patrick dreamed of being a missionary to some exotic far away place. Through a series of disappointments, illness and heartbreak he was compelled to follow a narrow path. This would-be adventurer was being called to die to himself and live in Christ.
Charles C. Ryrie: The Man, His Ministry, and His Method by Paul D. Weaver
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 17,770. Language: English. Published: April 22, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Religious biography, Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Christian Theology / Systematic
Charles C. Ryrie is one of the most influential theologians of the 20th century, and this book is dedicated to investigating his life and writings. It examines the formative years of Ryrie’s childhood, his education, and the influential figures in his life. It surveys the important roles in which Ryrie ministered, and concludes with a description of the theological method he employed.
Saying Goodbye Without Saying Hello by RaeBeth McGee- Buda
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 57,150. Language: English. Published: October 15, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir, Nonfiction » Inspiration » Spiritual inspiration
What happens when all of those dreams are shattered in a moment’s notice? How does one cope with the loss of their child? This is the story of their journey and of the devastating grief of the loss of her daughter, Dakota Emily Buda.
The Rocky Terrain of Life - Boxed Set by R.S. Pillai
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 181,950. Language: English (Indian dialect). Published: September 23, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
A boxed set consisting of 4 ebooks on Life as a Banker, daily life as soul nourishment, stress management,and major bank frauds.
Sisters Born, Sisters Found: A Diversity of Voices on Sisterhood by Laura McHale Holland
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 83,920. Language: English. Published: January 17, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Fiction » Anthologies » Poetry - multi-author
Sisters Born, Sisters Found: A Diversity of Voices on Sisterhood reveals the core of female hearts, divulges secrets, and captures poignant, compelling, complex relationships. This vibrant collection of memoirs, short stories, essays and poems features seventy-six gifted writers from across the globe who explore the female bond (or lack thereof) in a refreshing array of tones and styles.
Inadmissible by Tamer Elsayed
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 86,260. Language: American English. Published: November 11, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
A penniless immigrant comes to the U.S. in pursuit of a world-class education. He works hard, earns a Ph.D. from one of America's top universities and becomes a professor. That may sound like a tale of perseverance, but the story also includes prison and a ban from the United States.
YO MIZ! (1 teacher + 25 schools = 1 wacky year) by Elizabeth Rose
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 110,020. Language: English. Published: September 2, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs(5.00 from 1 review)
What’s really going on in our public school classrooms? Good question. - Journalists are not allowed in… - Teachers risk punishment if they speak out… - School administrators will only share the good stuff… - Most lawmakers? Clueless. Yo Miz! has the answer. Yo Miz! is the seriously funny memoir of an unconventional “edu-tainer,” assigned to teach at 25 Manhattan public high schools. Fa real!
Reversible Skirt by Laura McHale Holland
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 78,880. Language: English. Published: July 3, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs(5.00 from 3 reviews)
Reversible Skirt recounts the heartrending decade after one young mother’s suicide, as seen through the eyes of her youngest child, Laura, who was a toddler at the time of the tragedy. It also reveals what Laura and her sisters discovered that led them out of darkness and into productive adult lives.
Rusty Woomer's Journey From Death to Life by Patricia Althoff Bridewell
Price: $1.95 USD. Words: 11,610. Language: English. Published: April 27, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Inspiration » Spiritual inspiration, Nonfiction » Biography » Religious biography
This is an adaptation, by permission, from a chapter in Charles Colson's book, THE BODY. It is the true story of two men's salvation and their intertwining lives. It has been prepared to be effective in Jail / Prison ministry, and contains a tract written by Rev. Thomas L. Shelton. Proceeds go directly toward printing for donation to prison ministries.
Under the Influence of Evil - A Brutally Abusive Childhood Exposed by Darlene Deacon
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 67,370. Language: English. Published: April 7, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Biography » Woman biographies
Isolated from the outside world, Darlene had no idea how brutally abusive her life was. She just thought it was normal. Her mother, Jean, beat her from infancy, mentally abused her, and later sold her to men to use as they pleased. All the while, Darlene suffered sexual abuse at the hands of her father since a toddler as Jean looked the other way. Leaving home as a young teen, Darlene ended up in
From The Eagle's Nest: Growing Up In Goldthwaite by Glenda Geeslin Helms
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 53,470. Language: English. Published: February 21, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography, Nonfiction » Biography » Cultural heritage
Growing up in the rural Texas town of Goldthwaite in the 50's and 60's was rich, not in material ways, but in the things that really mattered. Family was first; friends and community ran a close second, and life was full of adventure if you only used your imagination. In this coming of age story, a girl explores her past and her roots. It is a look back in time to the way things were then.
What I Know about Jumping by Marcie L. Boyer
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 40,790. Language: English. Published: March 30, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Self-improvement » Motivation and inspiration, Nonfiction » Biography » Woman biographies
Have you ever made a major life decision and felt the tremendous fear, worry, and excitement that goes along with it? That is what is referred to as “jumping” in this book, and it is a natural and necessary part of life. But there’s no need to do it alone. Get “What I know about Jumping” for the support, guidance, and insight you need to make your next major life change!
Heartland Verses by Jeanne Treat
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 10,890. Language: English. Published: April 16, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Memoirs, stories, and poems from the heart of Clara A. Bastien Treat, one of America’s Rosie-the-Riveters. About the author - Clara Treat was a wife, mother, and grandmother. She was a well-known antique dealer, inventor, and WWII Rosie-the-Riveter. Her writing was inspired by love of family, freedom, and country. She passed away in 2010.