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Sudirman, The Soldier from Banyumas
Series: Historical Indonesian Figures, Book 2. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 16,580. Language: English. Published: August 20, 2013 by Tempo Publishing. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography
He was a boy scout with the Hizbul Wathan movement and a teacher at a Muhammadiyah school. But during the Japanese occupation, Sudirman enlisted in the military, where at the age of 29 he was elected commander of the People’s Defense Army. Remembered as a simple general who was close to his troops, Sudirman set the foundations of the Indonesian Military.
My Sundays with Henry Miller
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 83,270. Language: American English. Published: August 20, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Jeanne Rejaunier chronicles the many interesting Sundays she spent with world- famous Tropic of Cancer author Henry Miller, at informal gatherings in the sixties.
The Golden Age of Hollywood Movies: Vol IX, Thelma Todd
Price: $3.00 USD. Words: 15,580. Language: English. Published: August 20, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Celebrity biography
Thelma Todd’s movie career spanned only 12 years (1924-36), during which she was in 55 films. She was a contract player during her entire career and never came close to achieving stardom. Sad to say, however, that the subject which makes her a matter of interest is her death, as she was said by some to have been murdered on the orders of none other than Lucky Luciano.
The Golden Age of Hollywood Movies, 1931-1943: Vol VIII, Lupe Velez
Price: $3.00 USD. Words: 19,500. Language: English. Published: August 20, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Celebrity biography
Lupe Velez was the poster child for “Hollywood Girls Go Wild” during the golden age of Hollywood moviemaking. She was renowned for her hair-trigger temper, uncontrollable violence, and erratic actions. She was known for throwing the wildest parties in Hollywood and loved to be the center of attention. She lived life her way and died in a way she thought that a star of her stature should.
Al Cuidado del Altisimo
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 35,380. Language: Spanish. Published: August 20, 2013 and represented by Isaac Trinidad. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
En este libro se encuentran narraciones ligeras y a la vez impresionantes, de lo que representa el amor de Dios para con sus hijos. De una manera sobrenatural, como todo lo que nuestro creador hace, Jehová se la luce; cuidando al autor en momentos y situaciones que solo un milagro, puede resolver la situación.
Voyage en chine (anecdotes de brocante)
Price: Free! Words: 1,960. Language: French. Published: August 20, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Antiques & Collectibles » Books, Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Comme tout homme en fin de carrière, il en a vu et entendu ! Ce recueil d’anecdotes est le fruit de la collaboration d' hommes et de femmes de terrain, de tous ages, de toutes conditions ! Avrilopiscicophile...campanophile…du bibliophile au " ce-que-vous-voulez-phile ", tout se collection
One Room Cottage to the Richest Man
Price: $1.50 USD. Words: 4,680. Language: English. Published: August 20, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Business biography, Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Industrial management
There are numerous examples of simple men becoming one of the richest in the world, but the ultimate force behind their success happens to be self-belief and dedication to the work they are doing.
The Fascinating Autism Mind
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,120. Language: English. Published: August 20, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Psychology » Psychopathology / autism spectrum disorders
Mind mind is unique not different. I have Autism. My brain thinks in a different way than most. That makes me unique and interesting. Too often people with autism are ostracized for being what people refer to as different. There are many things that I can do because of having Autism that I couldn't do without it. I have the ability to sit and focus on one thing for hours upon hours.
NaS Lost: A Tribute to the Little Homey
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 64,190. Language: English. Published: August 20, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Music » Rap and hip hop, Nonfiction » Biography » Celebrity biography
NaS Lost is the Nas book only Byron Crawford could write, and not just due to literacy issues in the hip-hop community. Billed as a tribute to the little homey, it is in fact a tribute, but not in the way that an article in XXL magazine is a tribute to a rapper. NaS Lost considers the artist's career in its totality, from its amazing highs to its crushing lows -- and some of everything in between.
The Real Life Inspiration Behind Oscar Wilde’s Work: A Play-by-Play Look At Wilde’s Inspirations
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 12,220. Language: English. Published: August 19, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Literary biography
Fiction often imitates real-life. That was certainly the case for Oscar Wilde. This book is part biography, part critical study. It examines all of Wilde’s published and unpublished work to see what was happening in her life that she might have used as inspiration for her fiction. HistoryCaps is an imprint of BookCaps Study Guides. With each book, a brief period of history is recapped. We publi
White Coat Wisdom: Extraordinary doctors talk about what they do, how they got there and why medicine is so much more than a job
Price: $24.99 USD. Words: 162,950. Language: English. Published: August 19, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » healthy living, Nonfiction » Biography » Physicians & medical professionals
White Coat Wisdom by Stephen J. Busalacchi is an award-winning hard cover book that chronicles the experiences of extraordinary physicians.
The Golden Age of Hollywood Movies, 1931-1943: Vol VII, Clark Gable
Price: $5.00 USD. Words: 25,160. Language: English. Published: August 19, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Celebrity biography
Clark’s mother died insane when he was a year old and his father believed that brawn over brain was the only standard for measuring manhood. Clark dropped out at the age of 16 to support himself. When Clark developed an interest in the theater, his father belittled him as a sissy. However, despite all his setbacks, Clark pursued his dream and became the king of Hollywood’s romantic actors.
The Golden Age of Hollywood Movies, 1931-1943: Vol VI, Errol Flynn
Price: $6.00 USD. Words: 29,530. Language: English. Published: August 19, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Celebrity biography
Errol Flynn was literally born the star that he became. His entire life was one of a swashbuckling rogue who strode across life’s stage bigger than life and in the process reduced everyone else’s life to insignificance. As thrilling and exciting his swashbuckling movie roles were, his real life adventures frequently surpassed them.
The Golden Age of Hollywood Movies 1931-1943: Vol V, Humphrey Bogart
Price: $4.00 USD. Words: 21,970. Language: English. Published: August 19, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Celebrity biography
Humphrey Bogart is regarded by the American Film Institute as the greatest actor in movie making history. This is not because he was the handsomest actor, nor did he have the physique to be a leading man, he spoke in a noticeable lisp, could not sing a note, and had no dancing ability. And yet, despite all this, he achieved greatness and immortality on the silver screen.
Assertive Humility : Emerging from the ego trap
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 40,720. Language: English. Published: August 19, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Personal success, Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Stuart Taylor was living the life of his dreams. He had a highly challenging job at the sharp end of town, with a pay packet and benefits to match; a loving family who understand the need for travel and were grateful for what time they did have with him. Then he got sick. Very sick. Brain cancer sick. Life wouldn't be the same again. Stuart discovered that that was a good thing.
Congratulations Your Child Has Autism
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 5,720. Language: English. Published: August 18, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Psychology » Developmental / general
Congratulations, your child has Autism. If you are like me you are probably a little scared yet somewhat relieved to know that your child is on the spectrum. Finally you have an answer. Congratulations. This is a book full of terms and information about autism. I put together this book to introduce you to autism and give you a preview of what my books are all about.
Legendary Liszt
Price: $5.00 USD. Words: 16,770. Language: English. Published: August 18, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Cultural heritage, Nonfiction » Biography » Celebrity biography
Franz Liszt, described as 'the greatest pianist who ever lived', was one of the most sensational figures of his age, his prowess at the keyboard accompanied by sensational good looks. Adored by the public his reputation as a lover made him notorious even after he took religious orders and became the Abbe Liszt. This short biography tells the astonishing story of his life.
First Moscow Show Trials 1931. Part II. Adrian Timofeev.
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 98,610. Language: American English. Published: August 18, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Moscow Show Trials were before The Great Purge. First Trials were created to explain the extreme persecution of wealthy peasants in Russia and Nepmen (people who was engaged in private enterprise during the New Economic Policy of the 1920s). This Trials had to explain other unsolvable problems of the Bolsheviks regime too.
Voices Of An Illness
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 8,800. Language: English. Published: August 18, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Psychology » Mental illness
Voices of An Illness is an inside look into what it's like to live with Schizophrenia and Autism. Travis will share about the voices he hears. He will also discuss in detail his imaginary friends. Travis will show you what has helped him cope over with this illness and show you how you can help someone suffering from it. You will learn what it is like to hear voices and see things.
The Invisible Friend
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,800. Language: English. Published: August 18, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Psychology » Mental illness
The Invisible Friend is Travis' journey through many different mental health diagnosis. You'll meet Travis and his invisible friend Seth in this book that gives valuable insight into the mind of someone living with mental illness. Travis shares how Seth helped him through some difficult times but also got him into trouble. Come meet Travis and Seth in this short, sweet, and simple book.