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A Luminous Future by Teodor Flonta
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 111,640. Language: English. Published: May 25, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » History » European, Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs(5.00 from 20 reviews)
The Second World War is over but the lives of the inhabitants of Lupoaia (Valley of the Wolves), a little village in Transylvania, are thrown into turmoil with the imposition of drastic, senseless changes by a new regime, intent on creating a new man for a new society. The new totalitarian government threatens to eliminate the Flonta family by declaring Teodor's father an 'enemy of the people.'
An Eagle's Sky: My Life as a Birdman by John Stokes
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 104,840. Language: English. Published: October 19, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Environmentalists & naturalists(5.00 from 5 reviews)
This is a true story of a man, John Stokes, who wields his lifelong passion for birds and flight to overcome adversity to ultimately free himself and a one-winged Bald Eagle from its earthly bonds.
A Checkered Past by William Van Poyck
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 118,160. Language: English. Published: May 24, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs(5.00 from 4 reviews)
Miami native William Van Poyck- burglar, bank robber, escape artist, and novelist - pens a sweeping, vividly sketched autobiography guiding readers on an unforgettable, four-decade odyssey, from barefoot youth to reform school to death row. Projected through the lens of raw experience, this is a brutally authentic look into the hardscrabble underbelly of America's criminal justice system.
Beads on a String-America's Racially Intertwined Biographical History by Ey Wade
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 170,040. Language: English. Published: May 14, 2010. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Reference, Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography(5.00 from 3 reviews)
History was written in more than Black and White. With hyperlinks and videos Beads on a String-America’s Racially Intertwined Biographical History never stops celebrating our heritages and lauds loudly the accomplishments of all races that helped make America the great country it has become. (Newest version 5/29/2012)
Mi Gran Amigo by Sol Brillante
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 105,050. Language: Spanish. Published: December 14, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs(5.00 from 3 reviews)
Todo cuanto desees alcanzar en tu vida, es posible para ti, siempre y cuando, Jesucristo sea tu mejor amigo.
A Tale of Survival: From War-Ravaged Europe to the Promise of America by Tom Kando
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 195,320. Language: English. Published: January 22, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography, Nonfiction » Relationships and Family » Family relationships(5.00 from 3 reviews)
This is the hair-raising story of a kid growing up in WWII Hungary, and an odyssey afterwards through America. It's an intelligent work, with a great sense of humor. Tom touches on many uncomfortable and realistic themes - adultery, sexuality, poverty, brutality. He is audacious, powerful and honest. His book is a personalized narrative of 20th century history, based on his life.
The Pencil Case by Lorraine Cobcroft
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 123,950. Language: English. Published: March 28, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir, Nonfiction » History » Australia & New Zealand(5.00 from 2 reviews)
A hit on the head with a pencil case began Paul Wilson's lifelong battle against the system and the pencil-pushers who tormented him. Neither wrongful incarceration nor childhood abuse and deprivation could break Paul Wilson’s indomitable spirit, but survival meant an endless battle against the system that stole him from his family and denied him his freedom and his identity.
A Voyage Of Self Discovery by Walter Areinoff
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 139,620. Language: English. Published: September 19, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Adventurers & explorers, Nonfiction » Biography » Adventurers & explorers(5.00 from 2 reviews)
My unbelievably incredible adventures as a United States Army dentist in the Pacific theater of World War Two, the path that led to my being there, and how the experiences helped me discover who I am.
I Can't Stop Roaming, Book 1: Born to Roam by Arnold Mountcastle de Wees
Series: I Can't Stop Roaming, Book 1 Born to Roam, Book 1. Price: Free! Words: 123,210. Language: English. Published: May 31, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs(5.00 from 2 reviews)
A four-book series about a boy's worldwide travel and adventures from age 15 to 84.
Cocky's Boy by Bert Clayton
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 103,780. Language: English. Published: November 15, 2009 by Elderberry Press, Inc.. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs(5.00 from 1 review)
“Not since Kirk Douglas’ memoir, The Ragman’s Son, has a memoir spoken so clearly to “The Greatest Generation.”” Night Owl Reviews Through humor intermingled with drama and with nearly total recall, Bert Clayton tells the story of struggling his way through life, joyful, triumphant, sometimes crushed in the process.
Eccentric Explorers by Michael Buckley
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 132,980. Language: English. Published: November 2, 2010. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Asian, Nonfiction » Biography » Biographical anthologies(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.
Brandy: Portrait Of An Intelligence Officer by Chuck Render
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 124,360. Language: English. Published: November 5, 2010 by Elderberry Press, Inc.. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Military biography(5.00 from 1 review)
This book will take you along on a historical odyssey throughout the world and into many little-known and unpublished events that explain, for better or for worse, why the world situation is what it is today. Frank M. “Brandy” Brandstetter’s incredible life is as an exemplar to the generations to follow as they take up their flag and rendezvous with destiny.
Kings, Killers and Kinks in the Cosmos by Robert Egby
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 146,940. Language: English. Published: September 21, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir(5.00 from 1 review)
Robert Egby’s great-grandmother, an English Seer, predicted his life. A teenage atheist, he refused to believe her until doors started opening like magic. The strange journey took him into the company of kings,journalists, news photographers, in the Middle East, Germany and western Canada where a radical change took place in Cosmic Consciousness. Autobiography with over seventy photographs.
Voluntary Nomads: A Mother's Memories of Foreign Service Family Life by Nancy Pogue LaTurner
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 134,440. Language: English. Published: October 11, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs(5.00 from 1 review)
In this engaging memoir Nancy LaTurner recalls how the Foreign Service whisked her family from New Mexico to Washington, DC and onward to assignments in Iran, Cameroon, New Zealand, Somalia, Dominican Republic, Austria, and Bolivia. Voluntary Nomads: A Mother's Memories of Foreign Service Family Life celebrates the resilience, adaptability, and resourcefulness of a spirited American family.
The Lid is Lifted by Paul D Kennedy
Price: $4.49 USD. Words: 129,030. Language: English. Published: December 1, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Middle East, Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir(5.00 from 1 review)
What happens when you are held a gun-point, friends are raped, others are killed, your life destroyed? You get scared, really frightened. Then ... You get angry! And you learn to focus that anger ... to survive and fight back as best you know how. This is the true story of what happened in Kuwait in August 1990 when Iraq invaded. A terse narrative, it is based on the writer's diary.
Revolted by Jean-Nichol Dufour
Price: Free! Words: 194,560. Language: English. Published: May 21, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Philosopher biography, Nonfiction » Psychology » Theory(5.00 from 1 review)
This is part 1 of a 10 books suite. In this one I explore different points of views expressing the revolt and frustration of the character at living in the current reality. The subject mostly turns around the personal life of the character while attacking the sources of his problems. It is an initiation to my vision of things too.
The Rise and Fall of A Modern-Day Icarus by A Wilson
Price: Free! Words: 136,300. Language: Canadian English. Published: October 31, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir(5.00 from 1 review)
Are you lifting weights because you want to develop more muscle mass? Why do most think that more muscle mass leads to an increase of resting fat metabolism? When you hypertrophy your muscles, you are enlarging Type IIb muscle fibres, which are glycolytic. There is an increase of carbohydrate metabolism, not fat metabolism. I have had problems with stress. Read my life-struggle to understand why.
The Bucko Mate: Twenty Years in the Merchant Marine by Kevin Zahn
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 141,710. Language: English. Published: November 11, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Adventurers & explorers(5.00 from 1 review)
The Bucko Mate describes the author's seafaring experiences sailing as an officer in the American merchant marine. Mates lived a colorful life few have ever experienced. From the storms, fog, waterfront bars and union halls, to the near collisions, deaths at sea, fights, dangerous cargo and foreign lands, it is an exciting life. This is my way of getting some of that colorful era written down.
Yes I Can: the story of Sammy Davis Jr by Burt Boyar
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 239,790. Language: English. Published: December 17, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Celebrity biography(5.00 from 1 review)
In Yes I Can, his 1965 worldwide Number One Best Selling autobiography, Sammy Davis recounts the extraordinary obstacles he overcame to become the undisputed world’s greatest entertainer. A half century after it became an immediate bestseller, Yes I can is still an intensely absorbing book, full of the vitality and aggressive greatness of Sammy Davis, Jr.
Paulyanna: International Rent-boy by Paul Douglas Lovell
Price: $5.00 USD. Words: 141,300. Language: English. Published: October 4, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Gay and Lesbian » Travel(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.