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MOONEY The Life of the World's Master Carver
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 42,330. Language: American English. Published: July 30, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
A biography/memoir of Mooney Warther, the world's master carver, whose museum in Dover, Ohio attracts tens of thousands of visitors annually to see what the Smithsonian Institution calls "priceless works of art". During 50 years of carving, Mooney recreated the history of the steam engine and major events in American history, including the Driving of the Golden Spike and the Lincoln Funeral Train.
Here, There & Everywhere
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 7,370. Language: English. Published: July 27, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Adventurers & explorers
A world intense travel of a young man, a sailor. This is a non fiction book about the adventures of a young man at the end of 60s and early 70s in a different conceived planet. It is all about learning, discovering and understanding the global dimensions of our life.
Benjamin Graham: The Father of Value Investing
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 6,350. Language: English. Published: July 27, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Benjamin Graham was undoubtedly one of the most profound financial thinkers. His contribution to the field is invaluable. A good testimony to his achievements is the outstandingly successful group of disciples he spawned.... Warren Buffett, William J. Ruane, Jean-Marie Eveillard, Hani M. Anklis, Irving Kahn, and Walter J. Schloss.
Being an account by Ernest Lycette of his life as a young man and soldier in the years between 1911 and 1921
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Price: Free! Words: 103,090. Language: English. Published: July 27, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Being an account by Ernest Lycette of his life as a young man and soldier in the years between 1911 and 1921. This covers his time as a soldier in the British Army in such places as Gallipoli, Somme, Italy, Egypt, Vimy Ridge, Dardanelles, Amiens among many others. His memoirs also cover his time post-war in the army of occupation of Rhineland, and also the Auxiliary Division in Ireland.
Guru Nanak Dev (A Brief Biography)
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Price: $1.26 USD. Words: 14,530. Language: English. Published: July 26, 2014 by Mahesh Dutt Sharma. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Philosopher biography
One can find a perfect combination of simplicity and spirituality in the personality of Guru Nanak Devji. He was a prophet as well as a universal chief, a devotee and a mentor, a poet and a lyricist, a singer and a composer, a wanderer and a native. It is truly said, ‘Nanak Shah Monk. Hindu’s Guru and Muslim’s sectarian leader.
Expatriate: A Biography of Ezra Pound
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 17,390. Language: English. Published: July 21, 2014 by BookCaps. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Literary biography
Ezra Pound was one of the most important figures of Modernism in English literature. Ironically, it was his work on behalf of other more so than his own contributions that created this reputation. James Joyce, T.S. Eliot and Ernest Hemingway all owed an enormous debt to the redheaded, loudmouthed scholar whose life began on the Idaho frontier. On the other hand, Ezra made barely a dent in the p
Eighth Sikh Guru: Shri Guru Har Krishan Sahib Ji
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Series: Novels and Stories, Book 108. Price: $1.75 USD. Words: 3,370. Language: English. Published: July 18, 2014 by Raja Sharma. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Religious biography
Guru Har Krishan Sahib Ji was declared as Eighth Nanak Guru by his father Shri Guru Har Rai Sahib Ji before his death in 1661. Ram Rai, the eldest son of Guru Har Rai Sahib, was inflamed with jealousy. He had long cherished a desire to be the next Guru of the Sikhs.
Eight Ten to Charing Cross
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Price: Free! Words: 46,820. Language: English. Published: July 17, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
In the second part of her memoir of growing up in industrial North Kent, Jean continues her story now as a teenager in the 1950s. Yearning to escape the confines of her working class family and a mundane future as an office worker via a fast track to fame and fortune she settles for the reflected glory of typing for the rising stars of popular music and her rich fantasy life remains.
The Tapestry of Life : Biographies of My Grandparents
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 13,720. Language: American English. Published: July 16, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Like most of us, I have always had the powerful desire to learn about my family history. Knowing about our past, our ancestors, and experiences that mould our lives can give us a deeper understanding of who we are and how we fit into the greater tapestry of life.
WHO STOLE OUR BIKES?
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 64,860. Language: Commonwealth English. Published: July 16, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Adventurers & explorers
BOOK 1: Beginning their 22 month unique, adventurous and sometimes dangerous journey Australian retirees, Bill and Pam, traded in their comfortable lifestyles to cycled and tent. From London to Italy, where surrounded by insecurities, they detoured across to Venice then south to Ancona before catching the ferry and cycling Greece where they experienced significant culture changes....
40 Years of Silence
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 1,970. Language: English. Published: July 15, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
An auto-biography of a victim of paedophilia. I have tried to describe how a child can be manipulated by an adult and how it is that the child can grow into an adult and still not be able to confront their tormentor.
Confessions of an Imperfect Caregiver
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 85,370. Language: American English. Published: July 15, 2014 by Open Books Press. Category: Nonfiction » Relationships and Family » Family relationships
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Bobbi Carducci’s life was about to change. Her ill father-in-law 's odd behavior was a mystery when he came to live with her and Mike. For the next seven years Bobbi did everything she could to save him from himself—while he tried to convince everyone that he didn’t need her and that she was crazy. Caregiver Bobbi took on “the system” and Rodger’s Schizophrenia, Parkinson’s disease, dementia...
The Old Man
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 54,200. Language: English. Published: July 14, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
The Old Man came about after a 70th birthday gathering at Cowra in 2001. My brothers were recalling growing up with our father, Ross Bernard Lamond, or as he became known, RB, RBL and The Old Man. The boys said to me, “You had better do something about getting some of them into a story before one of us passes away.’’ So, here they are.
Will The Real Albert Speer Please Stand Up? The Many Faces of Hitler’s Architect
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 9,720. Language: English. Published: July 13, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » History » Holocaust
In the years since the Nuremberg trial, biographers have been fascinated with the life of Albert Speer, Hitler's architect and the man rumoured to replace him. This short book looks at the events leading up to the Nuremberg trial, and the trial itself, to understand the man behind the enigma.
The Life of a Bipolar Depressive
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 14,320. Language: English. Published: July 12, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
This is a memoir documenting the journal entries of a young woman battling through bipolar depression. Her life may seem ordinary, but what goes on inside her mind is another story.
Four Decades through Thick & Thin – Musings of a Diplomat Part 3 – Russian Rhapsody
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Series: Four Decades Through Thick & Thin - Musings of a Diplomat, Part 3. Price: Free! Words: 5,290. Language: English (Indian dialect). Published: July 12, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
This book is the third in a series of books that constitute the Memoirs of a retired Indian Foreign Service officer. The Memoirs recount memorable parts of the author's forty years as a diplomat. This book is based on the author's posting in Moscow during the Soviet era.
Honourable King
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Price: Free! Words: 5,640. Language: English. Published: July 11, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography
Caught up in the Pacific slave trading during 1862, William Ellis watched astounded as their frail canoes were smashed to pieces and the natives herded below decks at gunpoint into the hold, Taken by force, the natives were destined as slaves to work in the coffee plantations and silver mines of Peru.
I Didn't Know Biomedical Engineering Was an Option
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Price: Free! Words: 8,480. Language: English. Published: July 10, 2014. Category: Essay » Sociology
This book gives one woman's perspective, from personal experience, on the lack of minority group representation in the STEM fields.
Mayuco - Un Migrante Afortunado
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 12,430. Language: Spanish. Published: July 10, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Mayuco es un migrante afortunado. Tuvo la oportunidad de legalizar su estancia en los Estados Unidos gracias a una ley emitida en 1987. Este relato es un tributo ofrecido a su excelente manera de ser, su sinceridad y sus buenas intenciones que lo destacan como una persona ejemplar. El libro está escrito en un lenguaje sencillo y fácil de comprender por toda la familia.
Beautifully Broken
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 84,530. Language: English. Published: July 10, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
A story showing God's love to His children.