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Reginald F. Lewis Before TLC Beatrice: The Young Man Before The Billion-Dollar Empire
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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.
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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)
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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)
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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.
My Father, My Puzzle
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 33,080. Language: English. Published: December 29, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography
This is a true story about the author's love-hate relationship with his father. After the family endures one refugee camp after another, the author gradually uncovers his father's secret World War II past. The story also illustrates the difficulties faced by immigrants trying to rebuild their lives in the United States.
Calatorie in lumea lui Marx
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Price: $1.20 USD. Words: 34,760. Language: German. Published: December 29, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » History » Modern / 20th Century
(4.00 from 1 review)
"Traveling in Marx's world" is a book about my father's experience in the communist gulag in Romania. He, Alexander Prodan was imprisoned between 1950 and 1956 and was a victim of the famous experiment which took place in the prisions of Pitesti, Aiud and Gherla.
Mean Streets - Life in the Apartheid Police
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Series: The Mean Streets, Book 1. Price: Free! Words: 100,480. Language: English (South African dialect). Published: December 28, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Law enforcement
A brutally honest and unconventional account of life in the Apartheid Police in the five years before Mr Nelson Mandela was released from jail in South Africa. It tells the story of a young cop finding his way on the mean streets of South Africa dealing with violent crime, political uprising and counter insurgency. This is the first book of two and about his training at the Police College.
Musikana, Women of Zimbabwe
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 55,360. Language: English. Published: December 28, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
Through the eyes of a young idealistic development worker Musikana journeys into post colonial Zimbabwe. From the demise of a young maid’s life, witnessing the harsh realities at a preschool for disabled children to sharing burgeoning dreams of two young teens, the author encounters the life of musikana, the young women of Zimbabwean.
Good Night Old Man
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Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 71,990. Language: English. Published: December 28, 2012 by Dream Write Publishing. Category: Nonfiction » History » Modern / 20th Century
Today, we still have radio and telephone – each very much advanced but telegraph collapsed in Canada on May 30th, 1972, and our beautiful language died. In the ‘40s and ‘50s, I worked and conversed in Morse code every day. For those born after 1972, Morse code was an electrical language people used to communicate with one another all over the world. I left it in the final decade of its life.
The Story of Railroading’s Most Remarkable Brothers: W. Graham Claytor, Jr. and Robert B. Claytor
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 15,170. Language: English. Published: December 28, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography
The story of two major leaders in American railroading who also happened to be brothers. The book covers the lives and accomplishments of Graham Claytor, Jr. and Robert Claytor. The brothers were presidents of two major railroads. Later, Bob became Chairman and CEO of Norfolk Southern. Graham was Secretary of the Navy under President Jimmy Carter. He also was chosen President of Amtrak.
Dancing With Demons
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Price: $6.95 USD. Words: 43,570. Language: English. Published: December 27, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Christian Life / Spiritual Warfare
(4.00 from 1 review)
Demons, Angels, and the helping hand of God describes the contents of this book. When I gave my life to Christ the gates of hell let loose upon me and for fifteen years I had one dark battle after another until God rose up and said "enough". Each chapter tells a bizarre story of Christian Witchcraft, Satanism, and words of Prophecy for this country, as the Lord grew me up to be his vessel.
All My Corners Of This World
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 46,690. Language: English. Published: December 26, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
One woman's tale of her family's round the world adventures. Starting in post war England travelling overland through Africa, living in Uganda prior to independence and on to New Zealand and, ultimately, Australia.
5 Narodzin i Requiem
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 175,740. Language: Polish. Published: December 26, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
'In that book, the author deals with the subject of Man and his Life, in the game of Survival, Conquests and Defeats . He analyzes Life under 'Anatomy of Life' and designs a recipe for 'The Art and the Joy of Life'. W tej to książce, autor porusza temat Człowieka i jego Życia, borykającego się w walce z życiowymi żywiołami, klęskami i szczytami.
5 Narodzin i Requiem
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 175,610. Language: Polish. Published: December 26, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
'In that book, the author deals with the subject of Man and his Life, in the game of Survival, Conquests and Defeats . He analyzes Life under 'Anatomy of Life' and designs a recipe for 'The Art and the Joy of Life'. W tej to książce, autor porusza temat Człowieka i jego Życia, borykającego się w walce z życiowymi żywiołami, klęskami i szczytami.
Dancing Through My Divorce
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 23,620. Language: English. Published: December 25, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
A journey to find how to thrive, live and love again.