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The Life and Career of Dr. William Palmer of Rugeley
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 78,770. Language: English. Published: July 1, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » True Crime » Murder
In 1856, Dr. William Palmer became the first man to be hung for using strychnine to kill and rob a fellow gambler. This biography, published in 1925, draws on George Fletcher's lifetime of research, including interviews with many of witnesses and residents of Rugeley, England. The edition also comes with extensive footnotes and essays that brings the story to life for modern readers.
It Was Worth It
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 118,380. Language: English. Published: July 1, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Military biography
The Adventures of A Polish POW in World War II 1939-1945. He survived drowning in the Baltic Sea, freezing in Siberia and bombing from both sides during the war. In most books written about wars, the authors depict knights in shining armor riding forth in glory and bravery. In this book I am just an ordinary soldier who went through the horror of war. I was scared and prayed a lot,
This is My Story... Growing Up on the Farm
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Price: Free! Words: 41,030. Language: English. Published: July 1, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
This Is My Story…Growing Up On The Farm takes place on the family farm where I was born in 1933 and covers the first ten years of my life. The idea for writing this book is to share this type of information with our children and grandchildren. I felt that some of our friends and relatives also might be interested in this book too.
The Family Swap: The Bizarrely True Story of Two Yankee Baseball Players Who Decided to Trade Families
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 16,310. Language: English. Published: July 1, 2014 by BookCaps. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Sports biography
Despite the New York Yankees' storied history of abundant individual greatness and unrivaled team success, the 1972 squad was a pale imitation of the teams that had made the Bronx Bombers the most famous sports franchise in the world. The team was ready for change, and it came on January 3, 1973, when 42-year-old Cleveland-based businessman George Steinbrenner announced that he and a group of i
Reclaiming Lives: Rediscovering Myself While Educating Kolkata's Poor
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 101,040. Language: English. Published: June 30, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
I'm bent on empowering children here in the Kolkata slums, reclaiming their lives. But, of course, I'm also, really, reclaiming my own. The journey hasn't been easy. At each juncture, I was beset with fears and doubts, never given room for complacency or ease. Though scarred by mistakes and misgivings, the journey has been made, not a single step has been wasted.
Donutheads and Dilettantes
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 126,730. Language: American English. Published: June 30, 2014 by Melange Publishing. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Why would the rich need a social worker? Who would ever believe it? Yet, Michael, a newbie social worker, would soon find out. And in doing so, would uncover a world of wisdom, stamina, laughter, and friendship. Life lessons for all.
Hemingway In Paris: A Biography of Ernest Hemingway’s Formative Paris Years
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 15,580. Language: English. Published: June 30, 2014 by BookCaps. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Literary biography
In 20th century American literature, few individuals stand as tall as Ernest Hemingway. He singlehandedly defined Modernist fiction with his short, simple, declarative writing style. His years in Paris during the 1920s were his “apprenticeship,” when he made the transition from newspaper writer to bona fide fiction writer and from an unknown to a celebrity. He also rubbed elbows with some of th
A Highly Successful Partnership
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Price: $5.50 USD. Words: 23,290. Language: English. Published: June 30, 2014 by Memoirs Publishing. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Towards the end of a very successful career in the engineering manufacturing industry, Mike Tanner joined forces with his wife Barbara.Now peacefully retired, having notched up nearly 60 years of happy marriage, Mike looks back and reflects that success and happiness are largely about attitude, and that what you achieve in life is up to you – and not what other people tell you may not be possible
A Small House in France
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Price: $5.50 USD. Words: 77,930. Language: English. Published: June 30, 2014 by Memoirs Publishing. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
A magical holiday to rural France some years before had sowed the seeds of a daring plan for Brenda and Ray Barrington – to spend the early years of their retirement buying and restoring a cottage in the French countryside for use as a maison secondaire. Their budget and time were limited, but their enthusiasm and determination were boundless.
Trust Me - I'm Your Tour Manager!
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 26,750. Language: English. Published: June 30, 2014 by Austin Macauley. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Growing up during WWII the author had few chances to travel from his small Northamptonshire town for his first 15 years. On National Service he discovered much more of England and Wales and then Germany, finally discovering exotic places on a troopship "cruise" to Korea and back.
Memoir by a Father: Three Extraordinary Short Stories
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,080. Language: English. Published: June 29, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
"With Invisible Escort" describes the early adventures of the author's eight year old son and author's anxiety about the son's safety. "An Elastic on Wallet" is an explanation of the author's odd habit of carrying his wallet wrapped in an elastic band. "Missed Thanksgiving" is about regrets and joys of family experience at a Thanksgiving dinner which the author missed.
Skid Marks
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Price: Free! Words: 24,640. Language: English. Published: June 29, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
The three stars lined up vertically and to the naked eye, looked like lights in a block of flats. The vertical celestial line up was directly above Coventry bus station and was an indication from the Lyra Constellation several light years away. This special line up was telling the people of the West Midlands (and England, probably the world) that the greatest bus driver was to start his training.
Get Up: The Life and Times of James Brown
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 15,840. Language: English. Published: June 28, 2014 by BookCaps. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Celebrity biography
The story of music in the United States of America is a long and colorful one. With so many different nationalities blending together to form a single nation they’ve all added their own musical traditions to the mix, and the results have been remarkable. Probably the biggest single contribution has come from the African-American community. Rhythms developed from traditional African music have evo
The Uses of Adversity
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 63,710. Language: English. Published: June 28, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
This is the story of my mother, who, in 1939, discovered her husband was suffering from tertiary syphilis – an affliction which could be cured then only by long years of treatment. The horror with which syphilis was surrounded was similar to that provoked by HIV/AIDS in the 1980s.
Reclaiming My Birth Rights: A Mother's Wisdom Triumphs Over the Harmful Practices of Her Medical Profession
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 37,460. Language: English. Published: June 28, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Physicians & medical professionals
Surgeon Adrienne Carmack, MD, shares the personal and professional experiences that led her to become an advocate for natural childbirth, breastfeeding, and genital autonomy.
Paper Dragons
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Price: Free! Words: 3,940. Language: English. Published: June 27, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Relationships and Family » Family relationships
What would do with time that you didn’t think you'd have? In the wake of an illness that rocked their lives, Faith tries to pick up pieces of the past in an attempt to make life whole for herself and her brother John. Paper Dragons examines the kind of grief that is created by lost time, and the stories that break relationships apart—and puts them back together.
101 Fun Facts All About Me
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 1,410. Language: English. Published: June 27, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
Over 101 facts on the inner workings of a simple yet complex mind.
Stories of the Scholar Mohammad Amin Sheikho
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Price: Free! Words: 121,900. Language: English. Published: June 27, 2014 by amin-sheikho.com. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Religious biography
Mohammad Amin Sheikho - Birth: 1890 A.D. - Death: 1964 A.D. - Precept: Interpretation of the Holy Qur’an. Scholar M. A. Sheikho was born in al-Ward district in Sarouja Quarter, one of the historical districts of Damascus, in Syria which was called mini-Istanbul during the period of the Ottoman rule. He was raised in an Arab style house situated opposite the famous public al-Ward Bathhouse.
From the Somme to “Sydney’s Little Chicago"
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Price: Free! Words: 67,000. Language: Australian English. Published: June 26, 2014 by booksunleashed. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Lancashire-born George at 17 leaves his girlfriend Olive in Sydney for Gallipoli. In 1916 he is caught by a shell at the Somme. He becomes an accountant at a village near Sydney that grows into a centre of industry. During a local power struggle after World War II George backs one side and Olive the other. The struggle leads to national headlines about 'Sydney's Little Chicago'.
Ms’ Guided Angel
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 75,190. Language: English. Published: June 25, 2014 by MyVoice Publishing Ltd. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Woman biographies
Caroline Carey survived sexual abuse, violent husbands and single parenting to raise six children and become one of today's most respected teachers of shamanic dance. This is her story.