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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.
Twisted Love
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Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 101,750. Language: English. Published: July 18, 2014 by Black Rose Writing sales@blackrosewriting.com. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Criminals & outlaws
A collection of true crime cases from Ohio and surrounding states, featuring riveting cases of obsession, lust, murder, secret lives, and sexual depravity. It showcases the chilling reality that homicide investigators know all too well: the last face most murder victims see is not that of a stranger, but of someone familiar.
Through the Eyes of a Poet: The Life and Writings of Kate Fort Codington
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 40,610. Language: English. Published: July 18, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Literary biography
Kate Fort Codington was a gracious lady of old-line Atlanta society whose roots were deeply embedded in the Victorian concept of dignity and decorum that characterized the aristocratic “Old South.” Using her poems and short stories, and a few memoirs of friends and family, Dory Codington has narrated the width and breadth of the life of this amazing woman, and the century in which she lived.
As I Walked Out Through Spain in Search of Laurie Lee
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Price: $8.49 USD. Words: 85,930. Language: English. Published: July 18, 2014 by SilverWood Books. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
One man's search through Spain in the footsteps of writer Laurie Lee.
Born Yesterday: The True Story of a Girl Born in the 20th Century but Raised in the 19th
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 100,410. Language: English. Published: July 17, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
The book is a memoir of growing up in physical and social isolation stemming from a one-family, cult-like version of Seventh-day Adventism. Yet she shakes free from family dysfunction and spiritual abuse to develop a wholesome life grounded in faith.
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.
Breaking the Color Barrier: The Story of the First African American NFL Head Coach, Frederick Douglass "Fritz" Pollard
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 15,900. Language: English. Published: July 17, 2014 by BookCaps. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Sports biography
The history of sports and race is messy. In baseball Jackie Robinson is universally touted as the first black major league player, which conveniently forgets Moses Fleetwood Walker and other players of color who appeared on 19th century diamonds. Football deals with the messiness a different way. The sport employs the term "modern era" instead. So Kenny Washington is the first black player of th
First: Three African-American Athletes That Changed the Game
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Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 43,960. Language: English. Published: July 17, 2014 by BookCaps. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Sports biography
For change to happen, there has to be someone daring enough to suffer through the negativity of being first. The three players profiled here, beat the odds and changed the game. Profiled in this book: Jackie Robinson — The first African-American baseball player Fritz Pollard — The first African-American coaches in the NFL and one of the first African-American players in the NFL Nathaniel Clif
Strange Boat - Mike Scott & The Waterboys
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 93,680. Language: British English. Published: July 16, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Music » Biography
Strange Boat charts the twisting and meandering journey of Mike Scott, describing the literary and spiritual references that inform his songwriting and exploring the multitude of locations and cultures in which his band, The Waterboys, have assembled and reflected in their recordings.
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: $1.99 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
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...
Boots Poffenberger: Hurler, Hero, Hellraiser
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 78,400. Language: English. Published: July 15, 2014 by Summer Game Books. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Baseball / History
What is a "Boots Poffenberger"? You mean "The Baron"? The "Prince of Pilsner"? Only one of baseball's original Wild and Crazy Guys, that's who. The one with the major league record for laughs per career innings pitched. Travel with Boots on his journey across the baseball landscape - from Detroit to Brooklyn to Nashville to the Marines in WWII to years as a local hero in the semi-pros.
Royal Air Force Coastal Command
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Price: $5.50 USD. Words: 143,420. Language: English. Published: July 15, 2014 by Memoirs Publishing. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Military biography
In the decades after the Second World War, John Campbell served as a Coastal Command navigator and crew captain on Shackleton aircraft in the Maritime Patrol role. Having studied in great detail the history and development of Coastal Command, he has researched and written this thorough account of its activities throughout its years of operation.
The Lullaby Illusion: A Journey of Awakening
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 91,740. Language: English. Published: July 14, 2014 by Doug DuBosque. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
The Lullaby Illusion details the harrowing personal journey of a young American woman facing seemingly insurmountable situations while living in the Middle East and Europe. After miscarriages, a stillbirth, revolt, and war, and divorce, Susan seeks solace by creating art, and recording her vivid dreams. Through difficult life changes she discovers her ticking clock is not biological but creative.
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.
Spirit Matters - A Memoir
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Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 81,380. Language: English. Published: July 13, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
*1st Place - San Diego Book Awards - Best Spiritual Book* *Award Winning Finalist - National Best Book Awards - Memoir* Spirit touches us in every moment of our existence; only most of us are caught up in the dramas that we have created in our lives, blinding us to a reality far greater than anything we can imagine with our rational minds. It is simply a matter of awareness.
Simple Man
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Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 98,410. Language: English. Published: July 13, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Learning to live without a father, from generation to generation.