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When The Thin Blue Line Begins To Blur by Khalfani Yabuku
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 86,980. Language: English. Published: February 11, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Law enforcement, Nonfiction » Biography » Law enforcement
In light of the increase in tensions between our nations' police departments and the urban communities they serve, this book offers a timely remedy for citizens and officers alike. The author skillfully takes us on a journey of his struggles to start the healing process between the Atlanta Police Department and the urban communities it's sworn to serve and protect.
Dungeons & Dreamers: A Story of how Computer Games Created a Global Community by Brad King & John Borland
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 86,100. Language: English. Published: February 27, 2014 by ETC Press. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Other biographies, Nonfiction » Biography » Other biographies
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.
La regola dell'eccesso by Susanna De Ciechi & Renato Tormenta
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 70,390. Language: Italian. Published: April 15, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Adventure » Action, Fiction » Adventure » Action
Il lavoro, i soldi, i viaggi, il sesso, la coca. Queste erano le cose che contavano. Non necessariamente in quest’ordine.
The First Book of Michael by Syl Mortilla
Price: $7.77 USD. Words: 52,600. Language: English. Published: January 16, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Celebrity biography
Syl Mortilla uses Michael Jackson’s art as a window to an understanding of the man largely considered an enigma. The book explores Michael’s evolution from pop star to global figure, with Mortilla questioning whether the people of planet Earth can afford to dismiss the totemic value of Michael Jackson’s unrivalled fame and legacy apropos its potential as an opportunity for promoting world peace.
Man of a Million Fragments: The True Story of Clay Shaw by Donald H. Carpenter
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 405,560. Language: English. Published: June 18, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography
A biography of Clay Shaw, the New Orleans man implicated in the assassination of President Kennedy. It tells of Shaw’s life as playwright and telegraph employee, public relations man, his service during World War II, his spectacular career at the International Trade Mart in New Orleans, life as a gay businessman and CIA information source, through his arrest, trial, and ongoing litigation. Unique!
The Soul of the Condor: A Forgotten Holocaust by Carlos J. Sanchez Sanchez
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 95,060. Language: English. Published: December 15, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Physicians & medical professionals, Nonfiction » Biography » Physicians & medical professionals
Of Inca descent, the author describes his childhood in the in the Amazon jungle and his yearning to come to the United States. Through adversity, with tenacity, the young Peruvian immigrant becomes a doctor of medicine. He lives the American way of life, but his past haunts him. Winner, San Diego Book Awards: Best Published Memoir.
Gone To Bed by Charles Bryce
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 63,120. Language: English. Published: June 23, 2012 by Darling Newspaper Press. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Editors, journalists, & publishers
A British migrant family, determined to prosper, created a newspaper to dazzle the forested suburbs east of Perth, Western Australia. Over 21 years it battled media giants to pioneer the state's suburban press. This memoir relates the odd events and zany characters met along the way, starting without capital in a derelect haunted hotel. It shows how any community is a trove of wonder.
Legends, Labors & Loves: William Jackson Palmer, 1836—1909 by Tim Blevins
Series: Regional History Series. Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 126,290. Language: English. Published: November 4, 2013 by Pikes Peak Library District. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Biographical anthologies, Nonfiction » Biography » Biographical anthologies
Legends, Labors & Loves reveals a remarkable and modest man and opens every reader’s eyes to a new view of Colorado Springs’ founder William Jackson Palmer. There is no scandal, nor is there deception. Not only will you find integrity, leadership and compassion in this book, but you will witness Palmer’s tenacious conviction, strength, and shrewdness—just how one imagines a true “founding father.”
More Faster Backwards: Rebuilding David B by Christine Smith
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 72,960. Language: English. Published: December 16, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir(5.00 from 1 review)
More Faster Backwards is the story of Christine and Jeffrey Smith’s uncertain struggle to rebuild the Motor Vessel David B and their journey to Alaska on an untested seventy-seven year old wooden boat to begin the life of their dreams.
Victorian Drug Fiends - Classic Tales of Opium and Hashish! by Abe Aaronson
Price: $5.95 USD. Words: 106,910. Language: English. Published: December 30, 2009 by FishesEye Publishing. Categories: 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!
Paulyanna: International Rent-boy by Paul Douglas Lovell
Price: $5.90 USD. Words: 141,300. Language: English. Published: October 4, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs(5.00 from 1 review)
Paulyanna: International Rent-boy is a honest and frank portrayal of a working-class male prostitute’s life. Early abandonment, poverty, lack of education and sexual abuse delivered Paul onto the streets. But, ever optimistic, he does not dwell too much on the past. Without added glamour or grit, Paul shares the raw accounts of his life as a rent-boy in the 90s, from London to Los Angeles.
Diary of a Cold War Patriot by Thomas Bullock
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 15,760. Language: English. Published: August 28, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Diary of a Cold War Patriot, takes the reader on a fascinating journey through the United State’s nuclear weapons complex with a view from behind the curtain of secrecy that was prevalent for more than forty years during the Cold War.
Buddy System by A.D. Fitzsimons
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 56,280. Language: English. Published: July 22, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Buddy System is a humorous, in depth account of my transition from using a cane to learning how to operate a guide dog. It contains a hundred dollars worth of laughs, for only $4.99.
My Life, The Puzzle. by Dr. Sean Souels, Sr
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 23,030. Language: English. Published: October 1, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
from a discombobulated past, inclusive of hurts,pains, drug abuse and jail to preaching of the gospel. this book speaks of a young mans battle with poverty, drugs and a physically abuse past and how he used those things to make him better. what he thought church was about and the great problems he ran into going there and how those were overcome.
Life with Big Green: A Memoir by Wayne Schmidt
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 49,360. Language: English. Published: May 1, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Why is the environmental movement so ineffective? Here is an insider’s poignant look at his life with one of the biggest environmental organizations in the U.S. After a 30-year relationship with the National Wildlife Federation, including 13 years on its staff, the author learned why environmental groups will never save the earth, however noble their intent.
The Art of Trapeze: One Woman's Journey of Soaring, Surrendering, and Awakening by Molly McCord
Series: The Awakening Consciousness Series, Book 1. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 122,690. Language: English. Published: January 15, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
With nothing to lose and only a dream to gain, Molly McCord moves to Paris to follow the courageous call of her heart. She arrives in a city she has never visited before and builds her dream life until a bigger purpose unfolds. Filled with love, authenticity, adventure, and laughter, this bestselling memoir is an unexpected journey to deeper levels of personal consciousness and soul growth.
We Stopped Forgetting: Stories from Sami Americans by Ellen Marie Jensen
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 42,860. Language: English. Published: December 5, 2013 by ČálliidLágádus/Authors’ Publisher. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Immigration and Emigration, Nonfiction » Social Science » Immigration and Emigration
During the immigration period of 1880-1940 an unknown number of Sámi people (the indigenous people of Northern Norway, Sweden, Finland, and the Kola Peninsula of Russia) left Sápmi (Samiland; “Lapland”) for North America alongside Nordic peoples. The storytellers in this book give moving accounts of the history of their ancestors and tell their own stories of cultural revitalization.
Survivor on Death Row by Romell Broom
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 61,080. Language: English. Published: November 23, 2013 by Clare Nonhebel. Categories: Nonfiction » True Crime » Murder, Nonfiction » True Crime » Murder
30 years on Death Row, 1 failed execution, 2 non-matching dna profiles, no lawyer... Romell Broom, who has spent three decades on Ohio’s Death Row, tells his own story: a ‘throwaway’ boy from a disadvantaged background, hastily convicted for a crime he has always protested he didn’t do. Having survived a two-hour execution attempt in 2009 he is still asking, ‘Will anybody listen to the truth?'
Ecstasy of the Deep by Tony Buxton
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 134,320. Language: English. Published: April 11, 2015 by booksmango. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
The astonishing autobiography of an Englishman who spent his whole life chasing his dreams. Most of them were either underwater exploring far off unknown reefs in Asia and the Pacific or living it up with the rich and famous who shared his passion for diving. Tony Buxton’s charmed life takes him from the French Riviera and Rome in its 1950s and 1960s heydays to years operating an underwater touris
Making Weight by Mike Zorick
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 118,050. Language: English. Published: October 6, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Sports biography
Did you ever wonder what it's like to be blind? This book is about the life of a 65-year-old blind athlete. There will be happy stories, sad stories, and funny stories and there will be problems and their solutions. The intent of this book is to educate the sighted world regarding situations as they relate not only to blind people, but also to all society.