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She's a Mod
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 68,210. Language: English. Published: August 8, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Celebrity biography
A personal diary of 1964. This was the year of the Beatles, the Rolling Stones, mod fashions -- when the British pop scene changed the world forever. Kay was a sixteen year old schoolgirl from an average middle class family in Melbourne, Australia. She didn’t swear, she didn’t smoke, she didn’t drink, she didn’t do drugs or sex. But where pop stars were concerned it was do or die!
Aдриан Тимофеев. Лукьяновская тюрьма. Киев. Украина.1903 – 1906. Призыв крестьян к бунту и разгрому помещичьих имений.Часть 3.
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 1,810. Language: Russian. Published: August 8, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
The revolution started in Russian Empire in 1905. Russian Revolution was a wave of mass political and social unrest. Adrian Feodorovich Timofeev was born in Kursk in 1882 and participated in all these events in 1902-1917. Русские ключевые слова: террор,анархизм,революционер,народник,Адриан Тимофеев, Киев, Лукьяновская тюрьма, лекция, библиотека, взрыв,подкоп, побег, бомба,бунт,Курск,Москва, Россия
Imperflections
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 31,170. Language: English. Published: August 8, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Imperflections is Auto-biograghical in nature written as Creative non-fiction. Beginning with my turning 5 acres of forest into a fertile family garden while I was 10 and 11 years old. At age 12 I was literally raising a 35 year-old alcoholic. Summer School and my Plebe year at Culver Military Academy complete 6 years in my rear-view mirror.
Battlefield Colloquialisms of World War I (1914-1918)
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Series: Dictionaries, Book 4. Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 10,580. Language: English. Published: August 8, 2013 by Altiora Publications. Category: Nonfiction » Reference » Dictionaries
Battlefield slang is a colourful glimpse at the lives of British soldiers in 'The Great War'. Despite the horrors of daily life, they injected sardonic humour into everything. This book records for posterity the language of the trenches before it disappears altogether. Includes first hand account of Albert Money of the King’s Royal Rifles Corps who was wounded in action at Aubers Ridge in May 1915
Memories of a Ballplayer: Bill Werber and Baseball in the 1930s
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Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 73,380. Language: English. Published: August 8, 2013 by Society for American Baseball Research. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Baseball / History
Rich in anecdotes and humor, Bill Werber's Memories of a Ballplayer is a clear-eyed memoir of the world of big-league baseball in the 1930s. Originally published by SABR in hardcover in 2000 and in paperback in 2001, the book is still in print, but now also available as an ebook.
The Case of OJ Simpson
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,420. Language: English. Published: August 8, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Celebrity biography
The Case of OJ documents the life and times of onetime football legend OJ Simpson up to and past the tragic night his ex-wife Nicole Brown and her close friend and confident Ronald Goldman were tragically murdered. A verdict of not guilty is not necessarily a profession of innocence and many continue to view OJ as a cold blooded murderer no matter what a judge and jury of peers may say.
Run, Rabbit, Run: The Hilarious and Mostly True Tales of Rabbit Maranville
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 28,050. Language: English. Published: August 8, 2013 by Society for American Baseball Research. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Baseball / History
Rabbit Maranville was the Joe Garagiola of Grandpa's day, the baseball comedian of the times. In a twenty-four-year career from 1912 through 1936, Rabbit found a lot of funny situations to laugh at, and no wonder: he caused most of them himself. A year before his death in 1954, Rabbit reached back forty years into his memory and put his stories down on paper for future fans to enjoy.
Armchair Theatre
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 94,870. Language: English. Published: August 8, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » People of color
Having survived the trauma of acrimonious divorces and travelling the world opening bank accounts,Joe and Helen decide it’s time to put down some roots. For logistical reasons the South of Spain is their preferred option and for a while life is good. The economy is booming and money freely available. Come 9/11 however they are forced to sell their apartment and again become embroiled in bad things
Lifer. 45 Years in Her Majesty's Prisons
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 166,070. Language: English. Published: August 7, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Criminals & outlaws
The story of a man who was convicted of murder in England in 1968. He was the first person to be convicted on forensic evidence alone. However he always maintained his innocence. When, in 1991 the Parole Board recommended release, the Home Secretary overturned that decision, leading him to choose to fail to return from a Home leave. After 3 years at large he was rearrested and is still in prison.
Catherine the Great and Her Men
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Price: $2.95 USD. Words: 13,730. Language: English. Published: August 7, 2013 by Sam Warren. Category: Plays » Russian & Former Soviet Union
CATHERINE THE GREAT in this monologue tells about the events in her life in Russia and her impressive and amazing accomplishments over her long reign as Empress of Russia. She tells about the twelve young and handsome men who enriched her life and how she, in turn, enriched them. They enjoyed prestige and money. How is that for honesty? She also tells about her one great failure during her reign.
Inside The Montreal Screw Job: Who Really Got Screwed in the WWE?
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 11,670. Language: English. Published: August 7, 2013 by Sports Entertainment Publishing. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Celebrity biography
"Inside The Montreal Screw Job: Who Really Got Screwed in the WWE?" is a compelling and completely unauthorized look at what may have actually happened at Survivor Series 1997. Derived from exclusive interviews, extensive investigative research, and a healthy dose of common sense, this gripping ebook from Sports Entertainment Publishing is a must-read for WWE fans everywhere.
Sacred Monsters
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 75,540. Language: English. Published: August 7, 2013 by Riverdale Avenue Books. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Artists, architects, & photographers
This book collects more than twenty of celebrated journalist Edmund White's writings on artists and authors, including John Cheever, Patti Smith, Henry James, Mary Cassatt, Paul Bowles, Andy Warhol, John Singer Sargent, Vladimir Nabokov, Auguste Rodin, Edith Wharton, Christopher Isherwood, Martin Amis, Allen Ginsberg, Marguerite Duras, John Rechy, Ford Maddox Ford, David Hockney, and more.
Lázaro López (1856-1903)
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 23,010. Language: Spanish. Published: August 7, 2013 by Editorial Amarante. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography
Uno de los personajes más populares del último cuarto del diecinueve, personaje que por sus negocios y carácter fue amigo de políticos, artistas, toreros, músicos y escritores.
I am a Dirty Immigrant
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 58,020. Language: English. Published: August 7, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Riots, revolution, invasion, this island boy thought he had experienced everything, that is until he migrated to the Kentucky mountains. Blacks, he could not understand, whites, well that mountain twang was another language to him. From state to state, big city to little towns being slapped by culture shock as he tries to assimilate.
The Author's Guide to Orphan Train Rider: One Boy's True Story & We Rode the Orphan Trains, And the Common Core Standards
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 11,140. Language: English. Published: August 7, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Teachers & educators
Andrea Warren views her two nonfictions books about the orphan trains through the lens of the Common Core Standards, offering her insight as to how the books fulfill standards related to critical thinking, reading, speaking, and writing. It includes background not in the books, and research and interview techniques. Includes suggested exercises and questions.
Neither Here Nor There
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 68,950. Language: English. Published: August 7, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Gay and Lesbian » Biographies
A memoir of a 7-decade struggle against guilt and fear to accept myself as both gay and as a Christian. It was a long journey with numerous detours and dead-ends, but in the end I gained some insight of what it means to be fully human and willing to take risks.
Secret Diary of a Cat
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 1,110. Language: English (South African dialect). Published: August 7, 2013 by Truth House Publishing. Category: Nonfiction » Children's Books » Animals / Cats
In memory of Fiorella, the fun-filled fluffy furball of a cat with a big personality and considerably more than nine lives.
Beyond Batman: The Unauthorized True Story of Christian Bale and His Dark Knight Dilemma
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 7,320. Language: English. Published: August 7, 2013 by Sports Entertainment Publishing. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Celebrity biography
"Beyond Batman" is the unauthorized true story of Christian Bale and his real life Dark Knight dilemma. As the bat signal still glimmers with fervor above Bale's Hollywood marquee, this compelling, first-of-its-kind work recounts Christian Bale's inescapable experience as the Batman of our generation.
Best in the World: The Unauthorized Biography of Phil Brooks (WWE Superstar CM Punk)
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 9,900. Language: English. Published: August 6, 2013 by Sports Entertainment Publishing. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Celebrity biography
"Best in the World: The Unauthorized Biography of Phil Brooks" is a first of its kind look at the man behind WWE superstar CM Punk.
Disappeared Without a Trace, Vol I: Amelia Earhart
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Price: $7.00 USD. Words: 34,210. Language: English. Published: August 6, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Adventurers & explorers
Amelia Earhart was one of the most well known and admired woman of her age. She lived her dream, however, at a dangerous time, when flight was in its infancy, and simple. The round-the-world flight was to be Amelia’s last and most spectacular flight. When Amelia took off on that fateful day of July 2, 1937, she had no way of knowing that it would be the last day of her life.