Nonfiction » Biography

Sub-categories: Autobiographies & Memoirs | Personal memoir | Celebrity biography | Historical biography | Woman biographies | Religious biography | Military biography | Adventurers & explorers | Other biographies | Literary biography | Criminals & outlaws | Sports biography | All sub-categories >>
Chronicles of a Norfolk Farmer: Contributions to the Daily Express, 1937-1939
By
Series: Henry Williamson Collections, Book 2. Price: $5.50 USD. Words: 56,480. Language: English. Published: January 7, 2013. Category: Essay » Author profile
Covering Williamson's last months at Shallowford in Devon, the family's move to a derelict farm in North Norfolk in 1937, the difficulties encountered by a total beginner to farming – including the disastrous crash in the price of barley in 1938 – and the opening months of the Second World War, these 45 articles form a fascinating contemporary record of those times.
Tragedies and Triumph: The Story of a Quadriplegic
By
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 11,740. Language: English. Published: January 7, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
True story of a man facing a devastating injury. Heartwarming and tragic.
Homestead on the Trask
By
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 42,370. Language: English. Published: January 6, 2013 by Nancy Maddux Thornton. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
As the World enters the 20th century, a young boy and his widowed family survive...and thrive...in the primitive wilds of the Oregon Coast. Sometimes funny, sometimes sad, always enlightening, this is how our ancestors once lived. A vivid personal account, enriched by detailed ink sketches and photos by the author. Republished and distributed by Nancy Maddux Thornton, his daughter.
Caminar y Cavilar: Cuentos bajo el signo de la Cruz y a la sombra de la cruz gamada
By
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 84,260. Language: Spanish. Published: January 5, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
(5.00 from 1 review)
Lejos de Metz y su familia y solo en España durante la Primera Guerra Mundial. Vivió la vorágine de la Guerra Civil de España, y cárceles y campos de Concentración en la Francia ocupada por los Nazis - hasta poder reunirse con su familia en Cuba después de la Segunda Guerra Mundial.
Lady Di. La bella Princesa del pueblo que desafió a la Corona británica y se eternizo tras su muerte.
By
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 41,320. Language: Spanish. Published: January 4, 2013 by LD Books - Lectorum. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Royalty biography
Diana Frances Spencer, Lady Di, tuvo una breve y apasionante historia, que el presente libro evoca en su esencia. La trágica muerte de Diana, a los 36 años y en circunstancias dudosas, no hizo mas que elevar a la categoría de mito a esta mujer que vivió a medias, y que tuvo el coraje de desafiar los anquilosados hábitos de la Corona británica.
JF Kennedy y Marilyn Monroe. El romance que incomodo al poder
By
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 34,410. Language: Spanish. Published: January 4, 2013 by LD Books - Lectorum. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Celebrity biography
JF Kennedy y Marilyn Monroe se cruzaron un dia y comenzó esta historia, donde no solo ellos fueron los protagonistas, sino también el trasfondo oscuro del espectáculo. Ambos gozaron de fama y terminaron en circunstancias aún poco claras. Esta es la historia de un breve romance y de una larga cadena de preguntas.
The Comeback Kid, The Memoirs of Thomas L. Hay
By
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 64,700. Language: English. Published: January 4, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
The life story of an ordinary mid-western small town red blooded American boy. At least he thought he was ordinary until he started to discover the many dark secrets in his life. Follow his journey from innocence to competence to life in the fast lane. From puppy love to international playboy. From UFOs to abductions. An adventure filled with mystery, romance, and intrigue.
Cali For My Kidney
By
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 59,140. Language: English. Published: January 4, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
In this sarcastically written book of essays, Emily takes getting in and out of trouble to a whole new level.
Jack Stories
By
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 21,260. Language: English. Published: January 3, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
Jack Jordan Ammann Jr. touched many lives with his generosity, strong personality, loyalty, kindness, and humor. After Jack's death, friends shared their favorite “Jack stories,” funny and serious, short and long. Enjoy favorite memories of a special man.
Life Is a Book And It's Time to Write It! An A-to-Z Guide to Help Anyone Write Their Life Story
By
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 47,070. Language: English. Published: January 3, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Reference
Do you have a desire to write your life story, as a gift for loved ones or a source of inspiration and hope? "Your Life Is a Book And It's Time to Write It!" by personal historian and autobiographical writing teacher Kevin Quirk provides the tools, resources, support, and encouragement to make it happen. Readers of any age or writing experience will benefit from this hands-on guide.
Clean White Pants
By
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 87,060. Language: English (Scottish dialect). Published: January 3, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Literary biography
(5.00 from 1 review)
Joe Armstrong was born to illiterate parents in a deprived area of Glasgow in the year 1955. From a very early age he suffered the trauma and shame associated with abject poverty and ignorance and it never left him. Despite his parents indifference towards him and his inherent inferiority complex Joe quickly realised he was the quintessential ‘square peg in round hole’ and he just has to get out
Reginald F. Lewis Before TLC Beatrice: The Young Man Before The Billion-Dollar Empire
By
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 57,610. Language: English. Published: January 3, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » People of color
Following the 1987 leveraged buyout of Beatrice Foods, Reginald F. Lewis was solidly positioned as CEO of a billion dollar conglomerate and a major player on Wall Street. Still in his forties, with a personal fortune that placed him on the Forbes 400 list, this pioneering African American businessman had achieved unimaginable success without benefit of inherited wealth or family connections.
Dear Diary, I think I said too much.
By
Price: $3.47 USD. Words: 77,320. Language: English. Published: January 2, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
My diary's perspective of leaving an abusive family and entering the madness of foster care. It chronicles the ups and downs of the eating disorder, depression, and abuse that tried to mold me.Started in 1995 when I was in 8th grade, this will take you through three of my most formative years. There's hope in the journey.
Dutch Tilt, Aussie Auteur: The Films of Rolf de Heer (2nd Edition)
By
Price: Free! Words: 45,150. Language: English. Published: January 1, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Artists, architects, & photographers
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
Rolf de Heer is Australia’s most successful and unpredictable film-maker, with 13 feature films of widely varying style and genre to his name. This auteur analysis of his oeuvre, however, suggests that there is a signature world view to be detected in most of his work, and that he (quite possibly unconsciously) promotes unlikely protagonists who are non-hyper masculine, child-like and nurturing.
Gathering Flowers for the Master's Bouquet
By
Price: Free! Words: 30,290. Language: American English. Published: January 1, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
(5.00 from 1 review)
The True Story of One Woman’s Walk of Love
Letters to the Granddaughter - The Story of Dillon Wallace of the Labrador Wild
By
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 57,100. Language: English. Published: January 1, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Adventurers & explorers
This is a biography on Dillon Wallace, an unsmiling man with “Grit A’Plenty”, who wrote one of the most outstanding books on the North of all time, "The Lure of the Labrador Wild". The "Lure" was based on his participation in a tragic canoe trip in 1903 and led to an unbelievable outcome in 1905. The biography includes the author's maps and color photos as he retraced the same routes.
The Fourth PK
By
Price: Free! Words: 37,960. Language: English. Published: December 31, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
The biography of Marjorie Jane Calvert Zaring. This is the life growing up in a parsonage with my two brothers and three sisters.
Out of Kentucky
By
Price: Free! Words: 33,030. Language: English. Published: December 31, 2012. Category: Essay » Author profile
The autobiography of Wilson Miles Zaring. How a Kentucky tobacco farmer grows up to be a math professor at a major university.
Haywire My Life in the Mines
By
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 51,560. Language: English. Published: December 30, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Biographical anthologies
This autobiographical book describes the author's family through war and depression, and goes on to relate his experiences underground in the late 1960's and early 1970's. It is written from the point of view of the average Joe who went underground when he was eighteen and didn't know what he was getting into. The author considers himself lucky to have survived those years.
The Unauthorized Autobiography of W.B.: The War Years (1933-1945)
By
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 67,120. Language: English. Published: December 29, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
This memoir by Walter Bodlander, in his 90s, reflects on his odyssey as young German Jew in the 1930s fleeing to Switzerland, France, Palestine and returning to his native Germany as an officer in the US Army. The book explores some of the psychological adjustments of a boy, raised in a fully assimilated German family, coming to terms with his Jewish ancestry. Full of self reflection and humor.