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Rescuing Providence by Michael Morse
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 48,180. Language: English. Published: August 4, 2015 by Post Hill Press. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Physicians & medical professionals, Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Medicine
Former EMT and firefighter Michael Morse takes you along for the ride as he and his fellow officers respond to 24 emergency calls in a 34-hour period. Rescuing Providence is a fascinating glimpse into the daily lives of the people who do a critical job that is often dangerous, sometimes thankless, but ultimately rewarding.
A Cuidadora by Célia Sousa
Price: $3.75 USD. Words: 26,590. Language: Portuguese. Published: August 4, 2015 by Chiado Editora. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Frequentemente olhava para os meus pais e meditava sobre o que seria mais doloroso: assistir à morte cerebral, lenta e degradante, num organismo saudável, no caso da minha mãe, ou ao depauperamento físico, numa mente brilhante e extremamente activa, no caso do meu pai. Ainda hoje não encontrei resposta, mas sou peremptória em afirmar que são duas situações de uma complexidade extrema.
We Must Wake Up: Tome 1: A notice to the Congolese nation: The time of change has come by Basona Lokondo
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 269,110. Language: English. Published: August 3, 2015 by MoshPit Publishing. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Political biography, Nonfiction » Biography » People of color
The book is about setting the fact right about issues that Black people just speak of in half words. It has a focus on the Democratic Republic of Congo and its people, because, it is where I was born and lived; and also where the work has to be first done because of its strategic location, spiritual importance and resources to impact in an optimal way the whole Africa and African diasporas.
Прощение как лекарство для души by Stanislava Kazak
Price: $2.00 USD. Words: 45,720. Language: Russian. Published: August 3, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Psychology » Physiological psychology, Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Это первая книга из намечающейся трилогии о жизни одной девушки, как она есть. История основана на реальных событиях. Действия развиваются в одном из провинциальных городов России. Ярко и честно описываются мысли главной героини. Через книгу она открывается всему миру, рассказывая свои самые сокровенные тайны. Радость и детская беззаботность сменяется яростной войной с раком. Читателя на страница
This Funny Earth of Mine by Chris Federico
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 102,270. Language: English. Published: August 3, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Humor and satire, Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
"A ruthlessly inward-looking and intentionally antisocial celebration of solitude...if there's such a thing as cheerful abrasiveness, you'll find it here...it reads like a sort of Walden for the city dweller." (I.Q. Magazine) The author's last two humor books, Read This Instead and the Wacky Adventures of God, have been included after the new material.
Sobre Paul Auster. Autoria, distopia y textualidad by Ivonne Saed
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 26,840. Language: Spanish. Published: August 3, 2015 by LD Books - Lectorum. Categories: Essay » Literature, Nonfiction » Biography » Literary biography
Sobre Paul Auster, la trascendencia de la textualidad y la memoria como partes definitorias de la condición humana. Todo ello siempre visto desde el interior de un laberinto urbano en donde el personaje y la ciudad se funden e intercambian.
Si muero lejos de ti by Beatriz Espejo
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 52,410. Language: Spanish. Published: August 3, 2015 by LD Books - Lectorum. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Celebrity biography, Nonfiction » General reference » Curiosities & wonders
Si muero lejos de ti es el fino retrato, en cuentos, de figuras literarias, históricas, de la cultura pop y de la cultura docta, en el que palpamos lo que de hecho ya intuimos: entre bambalinas de una existencia célebre, existe un cuarto oscuro en el que la pulcra imagen se deslava.
A Minha Missão by Maria Ferreira
Price: $3.75 USD. Words: 52,050. Language: Portuguese. Published: August 3, 2015 by Chiado Editora. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Nesta obra está descrita a minha origem, me revelada por DEUS! Desde muita criança a presença de DEUS, sempre foi constante em minha vida no dia-a-dia. Nunca tive vida fácil, vivia não só a minha vida, mas ao mesmo tempo mais duas! Não entendia nada, me habituei a viver com isso! Cresci a escutar meu pai dizer que não era sua filha! Coisa que me fazia doer sempre que escutava!
Jon by Jacqueline Fredrickson
Price: $5.50 USD. Words: 37,370. Language: English. Published: August 3, 2015 by Memoirs Publishing. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Jon Fredrickson was 16 when he started to complain of headaches and sickness. An eyesight test revealed the shocking news that he had developed a brain tumour. Sadly no more could be done for Jon, and he died at the age of only 26. His mother Jacky kept a diary of her years of trial, and she has now developed it into this moving and inspiring book.
Microbes, Music and Me by John Postgate
Price: $5.50 USD. Words: 136,410. Language: English. Published: August 3, 2015 by Memoirs Publishing. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Scientists, Inventors
Microbiology and jazz music aren't a common duet but for Professor John Postgate they are the two subjects that define his lifetime. John, brother of Oliver who created the beloved Children's shows Bagpuss and Clangers, describes his autobiography as "a book about doing science" and describes in entertaining detail the account of his life.
Santo Antônio: Uma Vida Só de Amor by Antônio Jorge Madureira Garrido
Price: $3.75 USD. Words: 26,950. Language: Portuguese. Published: August 3, 2015 by Chiado Editora. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Fernando Martins de Bulhões, nosso Santo Antônio, dedicou sua vida aos pobres, e foi o grande orador de Deus, através do seu vasto conhecimento das sagradas escrituras, o que vem a justificar o grande milagre da permanência intacta de sua língua santa, depois de quase 800 anos de sua morte, e que se encontra exposta à visitação em sua Basílica de Pádua, na Itália.
Were You Born Stupid? Tales of an Hispanic-American Family by Michael Franco
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 94,670. Language: English. Published: August 2, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir, Nonfiction » Entertainment » Humor and satire
“Were you born stupid?” is a phrase I often heard my father ask me as the eldest of his seven children. This memoir is of what now seems an enchanted childhood, written through a boy’s eyes, set in the 1950’s through 70’s, growing up in Albuquerque, New Mexico, USA. It relates the trials and triumphs of a large Hispanic family, a life abundantly joyful, at times brutal.
The Canister X Transmission: Year One - Collected Newsletters by A.P. Fuchs
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 66,690. Language: English. Published: August 1, 2015 by Coscom Entertainment. Categories: Nonfiction » Publishing » Self-publishing, Nonfiction » Biography » Editors, journalists, & publishers
Running weekly, The Canister X Transmission was sent to readers worldwide, serving as a source of inspiration for writers and artists everywhere. The newsletter covered four main topics: Creative Thought of the Week, Work Updates, Fanboy News, Marketing/Publishing Tip of the Week. Exclusive to this collection is a special Issue Zero newsletter. Welcome to The Canister X Transmission: Year One.
My Father's Guru by Jeffrey Moussaieff Masson
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 67,970. Language: English. Published: August 1, 2015 by Untreed Reads. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir, Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
As a child growing up in the Hollywood Hills during the 1950s, Jeffrey Moussaieff Masson thought it was perfectly normal that a guru named Paul Brunton lived with his family and dictated everything about their daily rituals, from their diet to their travel plans to his parents’ sex life. But in this extraordinary memoir, Masson reflects on just how bizarre everything about his childhood was.
Keep Forever (Хранить вечно) by Aleksandr Sokolenko (А. К. Соколенко)
Price: Free! Words: 28,350. Language: Russian. Published: August 1, 2015 by FEHT Inc. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Russian, Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Aleksandr Sokolenko wrote his four stories about USSR labor camps in the months before his death, in 1970. His granddaughter, Maria Feht, has now collected them under the title Keep Forever. Александр Соколенко, написал свои четыре рассказа о сталинских лагерях в последние месяцы жизни, в 1970 г. Его внучка, Мария Фет, подготовила сборник этих рассказов под общим заголовком «Хранить вечно».
Adventures of a Taoist Master by Father Axel
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 40,200. Language: English. Published: August 1, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
ENCOUNTERS WITH THE PARANORMAL. For the first time, Fr.Axel reveals his memoirs. These are the adventures of a Western Psychologist, who abandons his former life in search of an authentic Taoist Master in Asia. Fr.Axel finally finds his destination in the person of a mysterious Taoist Ritual Master in Southeast Asia. Later he accompanies the Master on his travels in the inscrutable East.
Rosebush by Charles Rogers
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 32,150. Language: English. Published: August 1, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
Myrtle Allen was born in Paris, Texas, in 1896. She saw the doughboys go away to fight World War I, survived the flu epidemic after the soldiers came home, had children and raised them during the Great Depression. Over a lifetime of 99 years, she was divorced once and widowed twice. She met presidents and governors, politicians and judges.
Cycling Widows 2 by Alannah Foley
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 38,280. Language: English. Published: August 1, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Bicycling, Nonfiction » Biography » Sports biography
CYCLING WIDOWS 2 The Trials & Tribulations of Living with an Obsessive Cyclist... Do you live with an obsessive cyclist? Then find out how to deal with topics like bike porn, fetid laundry, and the Curse of the MAMIL – all these & more are deftly tackled in this long-awaited sequel. Brought to you by the author of The Cycling Widow's Survival Guide & Cyclopathic Tendencies.
A Pilot’s Story by John L Gaston
Price: $3.77 USD. Words: 34,000. Language: American English. Published: July 31, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Military biography, Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
From an early age, a boy growing up on a farm in Dust Bowl Kansas during the Great Depression dreamed of flying. Hard work, dedication, and the hand of Divine Providence made that dream come true. From accelerated flight training during World War Two, through a career in the service of his country, to a fifteen year career in corporate aviation -- here is the story of his lifelong love affair wi
A War Bride's Memoirs by Audrey Brown
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 54,530. Language: English. Published: July 31, 2015 by Roger Golden Brown. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Audrey recalls her childhood in London between the two World Wars, painting a picture of English life at that time. World War 2 comes, turning life upside down and she writes extensively about the difficulties and uncertainties. After dating an American serviceman, they marry and after the war, with 400 other war brides, she sails to America, reuniting with her husband, Jake, in Washington State.