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My Auntie Zoya
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Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 146,400. Language: English. Published: December 21, 2014 by Tanya Goodwin. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Other biographies
A novel based on the life of my Aunt Zoya, stage name, Zoya Valevska, a Russian and European star of ballet, theater, film, and opera.
But for the Grace of God
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 112,220. Language: English. Published: December 16, 2014 by ReAnimus Press. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Adventurers & explorers
The amazing memoir of astronaut Bill Pogue, long-time holder of the world record for most days in space.
When The Wind Blows, Extraordinary Adventures With A Deadly Twist
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 102,980. Language: English. Published: December 15, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » Specialties & interests
Buying an ex drug-smuggling boat in Grand Cayman is the start of crazy escapades. Maggi & Robin quit work to set sail across the South Pacific to Australia. From the Caribbean and perils of Panama, to exotic South Sea islands and a devastating cyclone in the Coral Sea peaking in a dramatic helicopter rescue from the ocean. Powerfully told, it’s funny, tragic, romantic and gripping.
Joe Bruno's Mobsters - Three Volume Set - "Mobsters, Gangs, Crooks, and Other Creeps Volumes 1, 2, & 3"
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Price: $4.77 USD. Words: 167,540. Language: English. Published: December 12, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Criminals & outlaws
SAVE MORE 50% OVER BUYING THE BOOKS INDIVIDUALLY!! According to famed New York City criminal attorney Mathew J. Mari, "Joe Bruno's Mobsters - Three Volume Set" is a composite of characters and events that entwine the Denizens of the underworld with the rich history of America from the early 1800's until today."
Never Be Afraid: A Belgian Jew in the French Resistance
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 110,050. Language: English. Published: December 7, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography
"Never Be Afraid: A Belgian Jew in the French Resistance" is the story of a Belgian Jew who flees to southern France with his family when the Nazis invade, poses as a Christian, and joins the French Resistance to fight Hitler’s Nazis. Bernard Mednicki's story, in the best tradition of the famous Yiddish writers, is a glorious refutation of the myth that the Jews went like "lambs to the slaughter."
Trajectory
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Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 153,600. Language: English. Published: December 6, 2014 by Bookpal Australia. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Born of Armenian parents in 1924, Paul Malcolm lived his first 20 years in Bombay. He first visited Australia in 1944 while in the Merchant Navy, and settled there three years later. After exotic Bombay he found the Fremantle of 1947 dull, but went on to a much livelier Sydney, then to Broken Hill & in 1959 joined Weapons Research Establishment in South Australia.
A Flowershop in Baghdad
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Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 142,510. Language: American English. Published: December 1, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Current affairs
A vivid, powerful description of the United States Air Force's efforts to build a credible Iraqi Air Force during 2007-2008. Major Mike Banzet describes his year on the ground advising the Iraqi Air Force through compelling vignettes and societal observations that take the reader on a emotional roller coaster. Kirkus reviews states that "...Banzet's wit is a WMD itself". A deeply touching read.
John McGraw: A Giant in His Time
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 146,160. Language: English. Published: November 26, 2014 by Summer Game Books. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Bowling
The definitive biography of the greatest figure from the Dead Ball Era, written by the highly respected chronicler of baseball biographies. John McGraw was an intense, driven man who followed up a highly successful playing career (.334/.466/.410) with a fabulous run as manager of the mighty New York Giants that included 10 pennants, 8 second place finishes and 3 World Series titles in 32 years.
The Greatest Briton: Essays on Winston Churchill's Life and Political Philosophy
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 159,680. Language: British English. Published: November 24, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Presidents & heads of state
After several decades of historical revisionism, Winston Churchill remains one of the most controversial figures in modern history. Critics allege he was a diehard imperialist and warmonger, a bitter opponent of the working classes and a maverick opportunist with an insatiable appetite for power. Despite his record as 'the man who won the war', he is often accused of being a war criminal.
Little Bottles
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Price: Free! Words: 104,710. Language: English. Published: November 23, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
A memoir of a period in my life dealing with alcohol and drug addiction
Stars and Flowers
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Price: $6.95 USD. Words: 145,510. Language: English. Published: November 21, 2014 by Coffeetown Press. Category: Nonfiction » Home and Garden » Gardening
During her many years as an outdoors columnist in the ’80s and ’90s, Evelyn Klahre Anderson spoke to political figures, Broadway stars, famous scientists, astronauts, recording artists, network newsmen, environmentalists, comedians, and even former presidents and their wives in her quest to learn the impact that plants and flowers had on the lives of these larger than life personalities.
The Civil War in South Carolina's Low Country
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Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 383,550. Language: English. Published: November 15, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
"The Civil War in South Carolina's Low Country" contains a value-priced collection of biographical stories about the people history books forget -- families, children, abandoned slaves, missionaries and teachers, spies, ordinary soldiers and government tax collectors, greedy cotton agents and land speculators. All are real people; all of them lived through historical events we only read about.
The Good The Bad & The Truth
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Price: $5.04 USD. Words: 119,310. Language: English. Published: November 13, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Business biography
These are five sets of true stories. Providing many pages of none-stop laughs. All are strange funny stories, some sad, and some terrifying. In this collection we have the lot. Power, image, greed, corporate manipulation; with love and death, and secrets soon discovered. With a life ending with a very comical funeral... in Darwin.
Residual Trace: The Taleworthy Catastrophes of a Thrillseeking Child
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Price: Free! Words: 107,150. Language: American English. Published: November 11, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
This collection of loosely autobiographical short stories, essays, and recipes reflects on human diversity and the effects of a thrillseeking childhood on an adult's personality.
Driven: When Obstacles Take Center Stage
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 128,360. Language: English. Published: November 11, 2014 by Austin Macauley. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Woman biographies
Driven is about betrayal, deception, abuse, infedility and abandonment. Driven can be a panacea on how to overcome extreme difficulties by determination, the will to overcome and desire to succeed. Driven tells how she fought to keep her family of five off the government's payroll by having four jobs, each feeding off each other enabling her to go from poverty to become a successful entrepeneur.
The Man in the Nautical Hat
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 137,410. Language: English. Published: November 11, 2014 by Austin Macauley. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography
Croatia, Bosnia, Serbia... the names of these republics, in the former Yugoslavia, became depressingly familiar in the early nineties. But what was it like before the start of the civil war? What was it like growing up there?
Another Fool's Paradise
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Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 178,470. Language: Australian English. Published: November 9, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
Dreams of adventure become reality when, in 1961, nineteen-year-old Roger J Burke gets a job in New Guinea as a Cadet Patrol Officer. Come with Roger as he tackles the clash of cultures; the harshness and humor of colonial administration; patrolling in country; earthquakes, tropical diseases, and other nasties; investigating murders and suicides; and just missing death by a spear in the gut....
Double Wife | Double Life
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 100,490. Language: English. Published: October 31, 2014 by Empowerment LLC. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
DOUBLE WIFE | DOUBLE LIFE is the TRUE story of Paul T. Goldman and his marriage to Audrey Munson. When Paul married Audrey, he thought he was marrying a sweet, stay-at-home mother of 3 children. The children were real. Audrey was not. During their divorce, Paul's lawyer subpoenaed Audrey's cell phone and bank statements, and Audrey's secret, illegal double life was revealed...
An Artist's Life
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 103,320. Language: English. Published: October 31, 2014 by Austin Macauley. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Artists, architects, & photographers
An account of an ordinary artist's life in the extraordinary world of art. The vivid descriptions of the world about her, whether it be people with whom she works or sees on her daily commute, or the landscape and townscape through which she travels could only come from an artist with a keen eye for detail.
Walk Into The Unknown
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 168,720. Language: English. Published: October 21, 2014 by Austin Macauley. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Other biographies
One summer in 1960 an au pair flew into London from Switzerland. Alone in the soot and bombsites, she hoped only to broaden her horizons and improve her English. A stranger to Britain at a time when television was new, abortion was illegal and some said the Beatles were crap, her father expected her back within a year.