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The Tool of the Sea: The Life and Times of Anna May Wong
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 15,420. Language: English. Published: September 21, 2014 by BookCaps. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Artists, architects, & photographers
We remember Hepburn, Monroe, and West. They were the queens of Hollywoods Golden Era. But there's one star that's often left out even though in her time there were few more famous: Anna May Wong. She was a symbol of grace and beauty, but more importantly she broke barriers and became the first Asian American actress to be not just a star, but have international recognition. This book covers th
Philanthropy & Sport - A Real Game Changer
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 33,460. Language: English. Published: September 21, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Women in business
Lyn Watner redefines philanthropy, making it a part of community life. She grew up not knowing that there were things a woman wouldn’t do and became the first female pro sports agent. She takes that approach to everything she does and now focuses her attention to helping people give back to their community, in any way they can.
The Amityville Massacre: The DeFeo Family's Nightmare (A True Crime Short)
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 11,770. Language: English. Published: September 21, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Criminals & outlaws
From award winning criminologist R. Barri Flowers and the bestselling author of Murder of the Banker’s Daughter and Murder at the Pencil Factory comes a riveting new historical true crime short, The Amityville Massacre: The DeFeo Family’s Nightmare.
Mike Clemons: My Life In Story
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 33,860. Language: English. Published: September 21, 2014 by Cosby Media Productions. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
“Big Mike” Clemons is known for many things—touring as a drummer with Usher, Israel & New Breed, Mary J. Blige, and others—as well as producing music and helping others make a name for themselves.
Always Forever (Chinese ver.)
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 2,010. Language: Chinese. Published: September 20, 2014 by Typhoon Media. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
From the depths of sorrow begins a journey of hope. 從悲傷深淵出發,展開希望之旅。
It's About Living
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 64,120. Language: English. Published: September 20, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
A small collection of big hearts including Carl “Papa” Palmer, Chantal Bellehumeur, Connie Langhorst, Duane L. Herrmann, James Penha, Julia Rose Grey, Linda Harris Sittig, Myra Biernat Wells, Pat Romito LaPointe, Patricia D’Innocenzo, Susan M. Tyrrell, April J. Durham, and Patrick Durham.
Man On The Mountain; a true story of survival at 13,000 feet
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 9,900. Language: English. Published: September 19, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Adventurers & explorers
Caught in a sudden blizzard at the crest of Mt. Lady Washington, Colorado, White Wolf realizes he is without protection or direction. Wind-chill temperatures drop each moment and are deadly as he blindly tries to stay alive. Biting winds drive White Wolf’s extremities to freezing in minutes. He can no longer move, with the fierce blizzard limiting his sight to zero. Every second counts.
Las Vegas Sins and Scams – Appendix to Book 2 – Old Casinos
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 23,060. Language: English. Published: September 19, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Reference
Many write-ups about the early casinos of interest to readers of Las Vegas Sins and Scams, by Paul Winquist. Lots of color and B&W pictures
The Very Best of Friedrich Nietzsche: Quotes from a Great Thinker
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 4,150. Language: English. Published: September 19, 2014 by Ben Berger. Category: Nonfiction » Reference » Quotations
Though some may not know his name, there are few alive today who will not have heard some variation of at least one of Friedrich Nietzsche's many quotes. This book brings together some of Nietzsche's finest thoughts on a variety of subjects, including religion, life, marriage and general philosophy.
Inside the Mind of George Bernard Shaw
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 3,830. Language: English. Published: September 19, 2014 by Ben Berger. Category: Nonfiction » Reference » Quotations
George Bernard Shaw was known for many things. Perhaps most notably a prolific playwright, Shaw was also a staunch socialist and devoted much of his life to politics, as a fierce advocate for human rights and social equality. This insightful character has been much quoted, both during his life and since his death in 1950. This book comprises many of his thoughts on a variety of subjects.
The Night Watchman Adventures
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 14,520. Language: English. Published: September 19, 2014. Category: Fiction » Adventure » General
From 2005 to 2009 I worked Security overnight. While there are a lot of misconceptions about what security can “actually” do compared to Law Enforcement I am here to tell you, I will not be clearing up ANY of those misconceptions. All these misadventures are 100% true. So sit back, relax, and prepare to have your funny bone tickled with the lighter side of Law Enforcement.
A Dorset Rifleman: The Recollections of Rifleman Harris
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 43,540. Language: English. Published: September 18, 2014 by Matthew Lynn. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Military biography
The Recollections of Benjamin Harris is a personal military account from the eyes of a foot soldier, and offers military history fans a unique insight into the Napoleonic wars.
Memoirs of a Mischievous Schoolboy
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You set the price! Words: 35,820. Language: British English. Published: September 18, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Wiltshire, England. 1956 - 1963. At almost five years old I attended my local Primary school in a small town, little bigger than a village, in Wiltshire, England. I was, without doubt, a mischievous child more than capable of testing the patience of a saint. These are memories of my early school years.
Midnight Train to Siberia
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Price: $5.50 USD. Words: 34,440. Language: English. Published: September 17, 2014 by Memoirs Publishing. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography
One freezing February night in 1940, Alicja Goral, her parents and siblings were dragged from their home and forced to board a cattle train to be transported over a thousand miles to the wastes of Siberia. They were just one of many thousands of Polish families sent to labour camps by Stalin and his NKVD after the Soviets seized their country at the outbreak of WWII. Alicja now 89 tells her story.
Mean Streets - Life in the Apartheid Police Book 3 - The Laughs
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Series: The Mean Streets, Book 3. Price: Free! Words: 59,070. Language: English (South African dialect). Published: September 16, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Law enforcement
The third book in the Mean Streets Series, it is not as serious as the first two books. This one recalls the laughs and the amusing incidents during the Author's time with the South African Police Force (1985-1991). Though not everyone will agree with the policemen's sense of humor, it is fun to read.
Going For A Spin
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Price: $5.50 USD. Words: 71,280. Language: English. Published: September 16, 2014 by Memoirs Publishing. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
As a member of the ITN studio team during the Apollo space programme in the 1970s, Gordon became a familiar face to TV audiences. Then, just when he thought life held no more surprises, he found himself flying high in a different sense when he was invited to serve as ‘Physician Extraordinary’ to Her Majesty The Queen Mother. Going for a spin is Gordon’s fascinating and entertaining story.
Becoming Mrs. Rogers: Learning to Live the Fragile X Way
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 64,720. Language: English. Published: September 15, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
Becoming Mrs. Rogers is the true and heart-felt story of one couple's journey into acceptance following a devastating genetic diagnosis for both of their sons. Their story, its highs and lows entwined with its wisdom and compassion, has become a beacon of hope for thousands of families struggling with fragile X and other autism spectrum disorders.
A Teacher on the Yukon - The Rampart Alaska Letters
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Price: $4.95 USD. Words: 72,600. Language: English. Published: September 15, 2014 by Graham Publishing Group. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Teachers & educators
In 1969 I fulfilled a childhood dream and moved to Alaska. The Federal government was my travel agent, having accepted my application to become a VISTA Volunteer, an application which I had stamped “Alaska Only! ” With foresight that continues to astonish me, I asked my parents, to keep the letters that I sent home. As a result I have approximately 350 letters covering the years 1969 - 1977.
Camp Fire Girls Roots And Remembrances In New York State
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 5,680. Language: English. Published: September 14, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Woman biographies
The Camp Fire Girls is an organization that offers young women a chance to excel and learn without the pressure of competition. My book also appreciates the different county chapters in New York. Each has benefited the Camp Fire Girls nationally. Eliza Laub became the first president of the Buffalo Camp Fire Girls Council. She is among the many leaders and members that I have profiled in my ebook.
"Dear Darling Loulie"
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Series: Genealogy, Book 2. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 56,920. Language: English. Published: September 14, 2014 by Broomhandle Books. Category: Nonfiction » History » American
The letters of Cordelia Lewis Scales depict the life and general morale of the civilian population in Mississippi before, during and after the War between the States. Special attention is paid to research into the life and service of Dabney Minor Scales, who served as a second lieutenant on the Shenandoah, the most important and famous ship of the Confederate Navy.