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Thirty Men & a Girl: A Singer’s Memoirs of War, Mountains, Travel, and always Music
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Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 176,750. Language: English. Published: October 1, 2014 by Amolibros. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Woman biographies
This is a wonderful book, tracing the life of an extraordinary and inspirational woman - her wartime experiences, travelling throughout the Middle East during the War performing for the troops with a small orchestra, and becoming a WW2 forces sweetheart. Then follows her post war career as an opera singer, Elisabeth Parry's fascinating memoir fills an important gap in British operatic history.
Letters To a Lover
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 71,070. Language: English. Published: October 1, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
A pretty 24-yr-old single young woman left the big city of Berkeley, CA, to go to her first teaching job in the little country town of Tulare. She met a young man in her college art classes, at the U of C, Berkeley. She wrote regularly to this friend, who saved all her letters. The letters are here, exactly as she wrote them, except names are changed for privacy. A true love story of the 1930s.
My Life, The Puzzle.
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 23,030. Language: English. Published: October 1, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
from a discombobulated past, inclusive of hurts,pains, drug abuse and jail to preaching of the gospel. this book speaks of a young mans battle with poverty, drugs and a physically abuse past and how he used those things to make him better. what he thought church was about and the great problems he ran into going there and how those were overcome.
THE AMAZING YOU
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 28,340. Language: English. Published: October 1, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Woman biographies
There is something we are born to be and do. We are meant to live an amazing life, but at times we get entangled and distracted by life. This book is about finding yourself and realizing that purpose, unique to each and everyone of us. It's about embarking on the journey, and learning how to ask the right questions to fulfill our mission. It's about living our greatest dream.
Queen of the Blues: The Life and Times of Bessie Smith
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 15,300. Language: English. Published: September 30, 2014 by BookCaps. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Woman biographies
Nicknamed the Queen of the Blues, Bessie Smith rose up from poverty in the American South to become one of the most famous and respected recording artists of her generation. Smith was at the forefront of transitioning blues music from a rural novelty to a legitimate art form that critics and audiences took seriously. Behind the scenes of her success, though, Bessie navigated a story family and p
Night Witches: A History of the All Female 588th Night Bomber Regiment
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 17,240. Language: English. Published: September 30, 2014 by BookCaps. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Woman biographies
From 1942 until the end of World War II, the Soviets had a secret weapon: women. The 588th Night Bomber Regiment was one of the most decorated units; each member had flew more than 800 missions by the end of the war, and twenty-three were awarded the Hero of the Soviet Union (the highest distinction). Despite all the awards, the unit is largely forgot now. This book looks at the history of one o
Respect: The Life and Times of Aretha Franklin
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 15,470. Language: English. Published: September 30, 2014 by BookCaps. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Reference
Aretha Franklin has recorded 39 studio albums, had 20 number-one R&B singles, 44 Grammy nominations and 18 wins. It’s a career that’s legendary. Franklin was not a groundbreaker. She just did what she does better and longer than anyone else. She recorded her first major label album when Dwight D. Eisenhower was in the White House and then sang at the inauguration of Barack Obama. This book loo
Tales of an Enchanted Boyhood
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 73,660. Language: English. Published: September 30, 2014 by We Green Solutions. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
The 3rd outstanding memoir by Dr Philip G Veerasingam covers the period 1940 to 1960, a revolved era of a simpler life in Ceylon and follows closely on his previous work, Remembered Vignettes – the life of a medical student in Ceylon of the early 1960s and Cry of the Devil Bird – incidents in the life of a surgeon working in Ceylon from 1965 to 2005.
Literature Help: Diary of a Young Girl
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Series: A Quick Guide, Book 112 · Study Gudes: English Literature, Book 317. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 9,220. Language: English. Published: September 30, 2014 by Raja Sharma. Category: Nonfiction » Reference » Study guides
The diary was kept by Anne Frank during the Nazi occupation of the Netherlands. It was a very hard time for Anne Frank and her family. They had to remain in hiding for two years.
I'll Blame It On The Wind
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 163,630. Language: English. Published: September 30, 2014 by Austin Macauley. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
Austin Macauley Publishers are honoured to announce the publication of ‘I'll Blame it on the Wind' by Mathew Colbert. This heart wrenching story details horrific physical and sexual abuse, and is at its core, a tale of survival.
The Mayor: How I Turned Around Los Angeles After Riots, an Earthquake and the O.J. Simpson Murder Trial
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 68,400. Language: English. Published: September 30, 2014 by Post Hill Press. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
The only Republican to be elected mayor in Los Angeles in the last 40 years, the core of Richard J. Riordan’s success as a politician, philanthropist, and businessman has always been empowering people and getting things done with clear-eyed, compassionate pragmatism. In this book, he shares how he brilliantly turned around L.A. after it faced near disaster.
A Thailand Diary 1 January - 31 December
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 99,940. Language: English. Published: September 29, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » By region
One of a series of books on Thailand culture and lifestyle, written in a diary format and introducing real Thai people. Read what the Thais feel about the culture shock that foreigners usually experience during their visits here and be entertained by the surprises that Westerners find in their contact with the Thais. A readable and often humourous book with entries that are fun to browse. . .
Baby Steps: A Personal Journey with God through a Lifetime of Pain and Heartache
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 39,470. Language: English. Published: September 29, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Religious biography
"Baby Steps: A Personal Journey with God through a Lifetime of Pain and Heartache," is a book about the author's journey through many years of pain and heartache...a journey that led her through twenty-one painful knee surgeries...counseling for sexual abuse and the loss of many things. Come and see how God took a life of despair and exchanged it for a heart that could reach out to others in need.
Jurnalul Opheliei
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Price: $5.00 USD. Words: 29,660. Language: Romanian. Published: September 29, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
"Jurnalul Opheliei" este oglindirea adolescentei expuse pericolelor societăţii contemporane, în care părinţii îşi desconsideră copiii şi sexul se promovează încă de la cele mai fragede vârste, devenind, la un moment dat, o sursă sigură de venit.
Robin Williams: Biography
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 5,500. Language: English. Published: September 28, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Celebrity biography
This book is devoted to America's best actor and best comedian. Robin Williams was a celebrated actor and comedian. Robin McLaughlin Williams was born in Chicago, Illinois, July 21, 1951; he received the prestigious degree at the Juilliard School of Music and Performing Arts in New York.
Steve Jobs Bio: The Unauthorized Autobiography
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Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 72,170. Language: English. Published: September 28, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Steve Jobs in his own words. Get a unique insight into the mind of one of the most influential thinkers, creators and entrepreneurs of all time. The man responsible for ringing in the digital age, known for his perfectionist attitude and futuristic vision. Hear his story from the advent of the personal computer to revolutionizing the handheld industry with the iPod, iPhone and iPad and more.
5 Vignettes
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Price: Free! Words: 3,550. Language: English. Published: September 28, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Five autobiographical scenes take the reader from Florida's space coast in 1970 to Taiwan's Sunflower rallies in 2014, with an orchestral soundtrack by Anton Bruckner, W. A. Mozart, and Aaron Copland.
An Earth Angel's View
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Price: Free! Words: 6,040. Language: American English. Published: September 28, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Spiritual awakening
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"An Earth Angel's View" is a short book[let] composed of reflections, teachings & encouragement coming from an angelic soul that's attached to a body which has been merchandised as an international model since its adolescence.
Sigo mi camino
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Price: $9.00 USD. Words: 14,160. Language: Spanish. Published: September 28, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Ésta es la historia de Eli, una joven cuya vida da un giro de ciento ochenta grados cuando tan sólo tenía doce años y tiene que aprender a vivir sola a pesar de los obstáculos que la vida le va poniendo delante. Esas experiencias le enseñan algo muy importante. “Dios sólo le da las batallas más duras a los guerreros más fuertes”.
The Whore of the Tabernacle
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Price: $5.95 USD. Words: 83,420. Language: English. Published: September 28, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Henry Woodiss was the simple English gamekeeper whose love affair with his employer’s wife propelled him into one of the most sensational scandals of the nineteen twenties. Late in life,Woodiss recounted his version of these events. His memoir has recently been discovered and is now published in three volumes, the first of which is On The Day The Dutch Surrendered.