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Witness to War: Truk Lagoon's Master Diver Kimiuo Aisek by Dianne Strong
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 122,590. Language: English. Published: April 24, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Adventurers & explorers(5.00 from 1 review)
Kimiuo Aisek was a seventeen-year old witness to “Operation Hailstone,” the U.S. attack on Truk, “the Gibraltar of the Pacific.” Dianne M. Strong's biography recognizes a humble islander who put Truk Lagoon on the world map for scuba divers, by founding Blue Lagoon Dive Shop in 1973. Through Aisek's eyes readers learn about the Japanese mandate, WW2 in the Pacific, and Aisek's unique legacy.
Walking The Mile by Jessica Kenley
Price: $4.95 USD. Words: 60,890. Language: English. Published: May 12, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir, Nonfiction » Philosophy » Movements / Humanism
In this, the sequel to Kidowed, the author keeps journal entries of what happened AFTER she tried to pick herself up off of the pavement with a new man, a new baby, and a new town. What she didn't account for was misdiagnosed and untreated PTSD resulting in alcoholism, drug addiction, a subsequent divorce, and the abandonment of her family due to social stigma and ignorance.
Falling in Love with a Buddha by Frank Berliner
Price: $13.95 USD. Words: 63,820. Language: English. Published: March 28, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Buddhism, Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
Frank Berliner met the authentic spiritual master Chogyam Trungpa Rinpoche just as the Western cultural door opened to receive the ancient wisdom of Tibetan Buddhism. In Falling in Love with a Buddha, Frank recalls the world of Rinpoche’s life and teachings. In vivid and often humorous first-person accounts of the founding and evolution of Shambhala, he evokes the presence of this unique teacher.
On the Periphery: David Sylvian - A Biography by Christopher Young
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 243,900. Language: English. Published: May 7, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Celebrity biography
At last, the definitive biography of David Sylvian. This book — which has taken 3 years to complete — tracks the period of Sylvian’s solo career from 1982 to 2015. As well as being one of popular music’s most innovative and influential composers, Sylvian is an enigmatic and complex man, and the musical, personal, and spiritual journey he has undertaken over the last three decades is profound.
She's All Caught Up by Jamila Davis
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 125,270. Language: English. Published: November 14, 2013 by Voices International Publications Inc. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs(5.00 from 1 review)
She's All Caught Up is a cautionary tale based on the life of Jamila T. Davis, a federal prisoner serving a 12 1/2 year sentence. Jamila grew up in a loving middle class home, raised to become her parent's ideal star child. All was copacetic until high school years. Jamila rebels and chooses to live life in the fast lane. When this good girl goes bad, it seems there is no turning back!
How They Murdered Princess Diana: The Shocking Truth by John Morgan
Price: $8.40 USD. Words: 257,390. Language: English. Published: January 9, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Royalty biography, Nonfiction » History » European
This explosive book blows the lid on one of the most shocking crimes of our modern era. But it does more than that. How They Murdered Princess Diana is the most complete evidence-based account of the assassination of Princess Diana yet written. It delivers on providing answers to many of the key questions: Who did it? Why was Diana assassinated? How was it carried out?
The Husband Swap: A True Story of Unconventional Love by Louisa Leontiades
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 56,160. Language: English. Published: May 1, 2015 by Thorntree Press. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
Four ordinary people challenge monogamy to pursue a utopia of limitless love.
Sailing with Impunity: Adventure in the South Pacific by Mary E Trimble
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 51,830. Language: English. Published: May 24, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Travel » By region
A Seattle couple sell their house, buys a sailboat, and sails 13,000 miles throughout the South Pacific.
If I Can Dream, the Story of "Being Elvis" for 50 Years by Dave Ehlert
Price: $14.95 USD. Words: 50,010. Language: English. Published: August 16, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Other biographies, Nonfiction » Biography » Celebrity biography(5.00 from 1 review)
A 3 yr. old boy sings into an imaginary microphone (hairbrush) and grows up to spend a half century “being Elvis”, performing during the terms of 10 U.S Presidents. Memoirs of wild road trips, clinging women, lost love, found love, lost friend, midnight visits from the mysterious “Ava”, advice from Elvis on being Elvis, schmoozing with Oprah, battles w/drugs, negotiations /alcohol and more.
Shadow Scorpion Memoirs of an Assassin by White Wolf Von Atzingen
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 237,850. Language: English. Published: July 25, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs(5.00 from 1 review)
Shadow Scorpion by White Wolf Von Atzingen is an autobiography of a young man who was taken into the CIA and trained in the elite and shadowy methods of assassination. Through many years he survives severe mind control, programming, and experiences that can only be described as a living hell. Living through the unlivable, and triumphing, Wolf is able to begin the long, toilsome path of healing.
Bride Price by Ian Mathie
Series: African Memoir, Book 1. Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 69,030. Language: British English. Published: January 19, 2013 by Mosaique Press. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » History » Africa(5.00 from 1 review)
A tale of intrique and ingenuity set in Africa, Bride Price tells the true story of Ian Mathie and his foster daughter, Abélé. When a hated and feared man demands to marry Abélé, Ian is forced to rely on his wits and courage to find a way within the rich traditions of the area to set a fair 'bride price' that the man would refuse to pay. Beautifully written with sensitivity and authenticity.
Buckingham's Man: Balthazar Gerbier by Lita-Rose Betcherman
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 101,470. Language: English. Published: August 27, 2010 by Bev Editions. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography
Balthazar Gerbier, an artist and architect, connoisseur and curator, secret agent and diplomat, a friend of Rubens and counsellor to kings, his life offers a window into dazzling 17th century England and Europe. Gerbier assembled the famous art collection for the Duke of Buckingham at London's York House. Lita-Rose Betcherman has written the definitive and long-awaited biography of Gerbier.
ChironTraining Volume 6: 2010 by Rory Miller
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 73,210. Language: English. Published: May 25, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Social Science » Violence in Society(5.00 from 1 review)
After seventeen years of dealing with violent criminals and a year as a contractor in Iraq, what's the next step? Time to do something really scary: Start a business. In 2010, Rory goes on the seminar circuit, writes and publishes and, as always, tries to write things out of his head. About teaching, about protection, about the emotional and psychological dimensions of conflict.
The Girl Next Door...And How She Grew by Jane Powell
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 72,600. Language: English. Published: May 17, 2015 by Untreed Reads. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir, Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
She was the sweet-faced gal who won our hearts as the spunky heroine of SEVEN BRIDES FOR SEVEN BROTHERS…the all-American beauty who kicked up her heels with Fred Astaire in ROYAL WEDDING. Jane Powell grew up alongside Elizabeth Taylor, Roddy McDowall and Ann Blyth…and she and Liz were bridesmaids at each other’s weddings. But MGM’s golden-voiced girl realized she’d never found happiness...
Fire Sail: A Miraculous Attainment of a Family's Dream – Part 1 by Roger A. Marin
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 87,150. Language: English. Published: April 2, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir, Nonfiction » Biography » Adventurers & explorers(4.00 from 2 reviews)
This is a true, almost unbelievable story, of how our Maine family, over a 7-year period and on a shoestring budget, with sweat, tenacity, and what we conceded as Divine Intervention, managed to build a beautiful and seaworthy 40-foot sailboat. Then, a couple of years later, sell most everything we owned, enroll our 2 sons in correspondence school, and sail away for a 2-year adventure.
Final Analysis: The Making and Unmaking of a Psychoanalyst by Jeffrey Moussaieff Masson
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 75,760. Language: English. Published: May 23, 2015 by Untreed Reads. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir, Nonfiction » Psychology » History
He was the rising star of psychoanalysis, an intimate associate of Anna Freud and Kurt Eissler, a member of the Freudian “inner circle” with unrestricted access to the Freud Archives. And then Jeffrey Moussaieff Masson threw it all away because he dared to break the psychoanalytic community’s deepest taboo: he told the truth in public.
A Slick Life by Richa Bhatt Badola
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 78,370. Language: English (Indian dialect). Published: March 12, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs(4.00 from 1 review)
A vivid glimpse of India during and soon after its independence viewed from the observant lens of an oilman from Dehra Dun, India. An enjoyable recollection of the sepia days and how the oil industry grew in the country.
Horncastle's Suitcase by Graeme Horncastle
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 106,510. Language: English. Published: April 24, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Other biographies, Nonfiction » Self-improvement » Addiction and recovery
My life growing up on the West Coast NZ in a poor farming family of 12. A quick paced read that takes you into my personal life- my alcoholic father, making do out of nothing, finding wealth in business, losing a daughter to cancer, attempted suicide, depression, alcoholism, and coming back out the other side to an amazing family and supportive friends. Still here and I want to make a difference.
The Postie And The Priest A Look At Father Bob Maguire Through His Letterbox by Ron Burrows
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 152,780. Language: English. Published: May 12, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Celebrity biography(4.33 from 3 reviews)
The Postie And The Priest is an unlikely collaboration between a priest and his postie whose alter ego demands that he write. Whilst penning the priest's story, laced with the postie's interjections, he allows his alter-ego some latitude resulting in a biography about the iconic Father Bob Maguire whose message could well be: "Love thy neighbour but don't become holier than thou whilst doing it."
Coup D’état Oman by Ray Kane
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 87,900. Language: British English. Published: June 5, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir, Nonfiction » Biography » Adventurers & explorers
In Oman on 23 July 1970, Ray Kane led the only coup d’état executed by British Officers in living memory. All accounts of the coup by academics innocently repeat and so perpetuate what might be termed the official approved version of events, while some other writers repeat rumors, fantasize or lie . Read on to learn the truth.