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Once Upon An Albatross..., Volume 3 (2007-2008) (Blog Postings)
Series: Once Upon An Albatross... Blog Postings. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 15,080. Language: American English. Published: March 22, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Computers and Internet » Blogging
The third volume of blog postings from Once Upon An Albatross... about Silicon Valley, California and whatever else, featuring 42 blog postings from 2007 and 2008: "The Problem With Windows Vista," "Ceramics, Code & Macs," "Something About That Beard," "The Harry Potter Line," "The Mythical Wii-Beast of Black Friday," "The Horror of Video Cam Movies," and "Sprint Misplaces A Decimal Point."
A Hidden Madness
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 101,830. Language: English. Published: March 21, 2014 by Quid Pro Books. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Law » Legal Education
This book tells the candid story of an accomplished individual--a law professor--who has reached the pinnacle of his profession despite suffering for over 30 years from the severe mental illness bipolar disorder. He has done so mostly in silence because of fear of stigma. He shows that one can enjoy a successful and fulfilling professional and personal life, even with a serious disease.
How to Catch an African Chicken ~ A Canadian Woman’s Outrageous but True Story of Marriage Fraud
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 96,980. Language: English. Published: March 21, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Adventurers & explorers, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Biography
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A dancer named Lainie traveled to West Africa and fell in love with a drummer named Keza. After several trips, they got married. Lainie then sponsored him to come to Canada. Soon after Keza arrived, he disappeared. If he collected welfare, Lainie would be responsible for reimbursing the government. She went public with her story and sparked a movement that helped to change an entire system
Great Indian
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 15,760. Language: English. Published: March 21, 2014 by Mahesh Dutt Sharma. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » People of color
Gandhiji was very simple even in his childhood. He never fought with anyone and did not life to play much. He used to climb trees and admire nature. One day he was sitting on the branch of a tree. His elder brother came near him and pulled his legs down.
Against the Grain: A Historian's Journey
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 109,850. Language: English. Published: March 21, 2014 by Quid Pro Books. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » History » Jewish
AGAINST THE GRAIN is a collection of challenging and insightful essays from a reflective American historian. Jerold Auerbach, Professor Emeritus at Wellesley (where he taught 40 years), writes in the Foreword how his academic career and his time in Israel "each in its own distinctive way converged to liberate me from my past as a non-Jewish Jew." The historian reflects back on this dilemma.
Tapestry of Grace
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 28,490. Language: English. Published: March 21, 2014 by DAYSPRINGS PUBLISHING. Categories: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Christian Life / Personal Growth, Nonfiction » Biography » Religious biography
Tapestry of Grace is an honest account of how a life that started with so much promise in a Christian home can end up on the rocks of abuse and self-destruction. Leah's story is a vivid account of a young woman’s struggles to find meaning and solace in life, leading her to make so many wrong choices. Thankfully, like the prodigal son, she found the courage to return, to her home and to her God.
Unrestorable Habitat: Microsoft Is My Neighbor Now
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 123,030. Language: English. Published: March 21, 2014 by Foreverland Press. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Environment
Unrestorable Habitat: Microsoft Is My Neighbor Now recounts how that valley was transformed over the course of Hudson's lifetime, roughly the sixty-five years from 1937 to 2003.
The Manson Family “Then and Now”
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 19,660. Language: English. Published: March 21, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » True Crime » Murder, Nonfiction » Biography » Criminals & outlaws
Charles Manson and other members of his so-called family were convicted of killing actress Sharon Tate and six other people during a bloody rampage in the Los Angeles area during two August nights in 1969. Since that night “Charles Manson” has become a household name. Over 40 years later we will revisit the gruesome crime scene and the carnage of that deadly night.
Screefing: A Tree Planter's Reflection
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 20,090. Language: English. Published: March 21, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Poetry » Canadian Poetry, Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
'Screefing' tells of a group of tree-planters working on the clear-cuts of the northern forest, tracing their development as they become increasingly removed from the urban society in which they have lived. The book is both a narrative and a meditation on individual work, relationships, spirituality, and the human interaction with a rough, fragile, and profoundly ancient landscape.
Still Seeking Justice: One Officer's Story
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 28,680. Language: English. Published: March 21, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Law enforcement
The real life story of former Baltimore City and Crofton, Maryland Police Officer and Kingwood, West Virginia Chief of Police Joel E. Gordon. From his childhood prayers to his teenage observations of police operations, through an entire law enforcement career filled with both triumphs and injustices. Experience a riveting first hand account of police experiences and affirmative action mandates.
Amazing Women In History: Inspiring Stories Of 20 Women The History Books Left Out
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 17,940. Language: American English. Published: March 21, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Woman biographies, Nonfiction » History » Biography
Read the stories of 20 amazing women in history, including pirate queen Sayyida al-Hurra, cross-dressing Civil War soldier Cathay Williams, bohemian artist Suzanne Valadon, and poet nun Sor Juana Inés de la Cruz.
Fire Men: Stories from Three Generations of a Firefighting Family
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 81,540. Language: English. Published: March 20, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir, Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
A family memoir of three generations of firefighters - grandfather, father and son.
Vietnam My Great Escape
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 41,260. Language: English. Published: March 19, 2014 by Bookpal Australia. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
My name is Tina Bui, I was born and raised in Vietnam. I came to Australia more than 38 years ago after escaping three days before the fall of Saigon, which ended the Vietnam War. To be born and raised in the war torn country of Vietnam, life was not an easy one.
Success Can Kill You: One man’s story of success, failure and forgiveness
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 79,730. Language: English. Published: March 18, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Political biography, Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Christianity / Pentecostal & Charismatic
Rodney Jetton became the second youngest House Speaker in Missouri state history only four years after being elected to the state legislature. He was a powerful force in the Republican Party and on the fast track to becoming Governor of Missouri, when his personal life exploded as he went through a very public and humiliating fall.
NHL Nicknames
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 6,510. Language: English. Published: March 17, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Hockey, Nonfiction » Biography » Sports biography
Who is Twigy? Gargamel? Goose? Edge? Bugsy? Flanders? Wizard? Mimi? The answers are inside this book that features Twitter handles and game-used nicknames of over 200 current NHL hockey players. It's the perfect gift for young NHL hockey fans!
Lorde: Your Heroine
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 39,980. Language: English. Published: March 17, 2014 by Riverdale Avenue Books. Categories: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Celebrity culture, Nonfiction » Biography » Celebrity biography
Lorde is the voice of her generation, a head-strong, determined young woman who knows what she wants and has known how she was going to get it form an early age. She's won two Grammys for her song 'Royals,' has captivated audiences all over the world. But guess what? She still lives at home, she still does the dishes and she still goes to school. Quite an accomplishment for a 17 yr old.
What's So Great About Mozart? A Biography of Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart Just for Kids!
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 10,730. Language: English. Published: March 17, 2014 by BookCaps. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Reference
His name is one of the most recognizable in the history of classical music. He learned much from the musicians that came before him, and he inspired generations of musicians after him. His work with the piano and strings was revolutionary at the time, and it continues to stun and amaze people today. You could listen to hours of his music, and still only scrape the tip of the iceberg. His name w
Deception
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 53,390. Language: English. Published: March 17, 2014 by LIFE SENTENCE Publishing. Categories: Nonfiction » Relationships and Family » Abuse / general, Nonfiction » Biography » Religious biography
Deception takes us on a deaf girl's emotional journey. In this powerful theatre-of-the-mind memoir, Deb Myers examines the devastating consequences of the sexual abuse that followed her life. At sixteen, after a break up with her boyfriend, she reached out to a much older married teacher for emotional support. Their friendship crossed the line.
Amazing Faith
Price: $5.50 USD. Words: 27,640. Language: English. Published: March 17, 2014 by Memoirs Publishing. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Religious biography
Told from the perspective of each individual, each story will give you the opportunity to experience their sadness and difficulties as they strive to survive in their own culture. Against enormous odds all achieved greatness in the work they are doing to the glory of God. You will cry with them through their struggles and laugh with them as you see God working through them in remarkable ways.
Should I Forgive?
Price: $5.50 USD. Words: 64,580. Language: English. Published: March 17, 2014 by Memoirs Publishing. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
The courageous few Zimbabweans who dared to stand up to President Robert Mugabe and his Zanu PF party in the election campaigns of 2008 were persecuted, assaulted and in many cases brutally murdered. Should I Forgive? is based on the experiences of a young wife and mother, Nyasha Gapa, who was raped and beaten for daring to campaign for Morgan Tsvangirai’s opposition party MDC