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Rainbow Over Narre Warren
By Elsie Johnstone
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 45,130. Language: English. Published: April 7, 2014 by G. & E. Johnstone Pty Ltd. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Religious biography
Catholic priests receive such regular negative publicity that we tend to overlook the many good men who dedicate their lives to preaching the gospel and ministering to their congregations. Father John Allen was such a man. Although the priestly life is a solitary one that both connects and separates, Father John was amazingly connected and loved.
Anthea se Reis
By Anthea Van Der Pluym
Price: $4.95 USD. Words: 24,050. Language: Afrikaans. Published: April 7, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Woman biographies
Anthea se Reis is die verhaal van 'n Suid-Afrikaanse vrou se herstel ná haar pa se moord in 'n wrede plaasaanval. Hierdie merkwaardige storie is oor die triomf van die menslike gees oor tragedie. Dit gaan oor die sleutel bepalende oomblikke en insigte wat gelei het tot haar herontdekking van die vreugde van die lewe. Anthea vertel haar baie persoonlike verhaal om hoop en ondersteuning te gee.
My-Te-Fine Merchant
By Fred Leeson
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 91,140. Language: English. Published: April 5, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Business biography
Pioneering merchant Fred G. Meyer created one-stop shopping centers and changed Pacific Northwest shopping habits during a 70-year career. The domineering, smart, aggressive and abrasive entrepreneur became an iconic figure admired for his devotion to customers and to cutting costs. Parsimonious himself, Meyer left his vast estate to create Oregon's largest charitable trust.
Anthea's Journey
By Anthea Van Der Pluym
Price: $4.95 USD. Words: 21,500. Language: English (South African dialect). Published: April 4, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Inspiration » Personal inspiration
Anthea's Journey is the story of a South African woman's recovery after the murder of her father in a brutal farm attack. This remarkable account is about the triumph of the human spirit over tragedy. It is about the key defining moments and insights that led to her rediscovery of the joy of living. Anthea has has told her very personal story to bring hope and support to others like her...
The Shell of a Person
By Lance Pototschnik
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 50,640. Language: English. Published: April 3, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Hell hath baby sea turtles, as Lance Pototschnik will soon find out.
Un lombardo alla prima guerra mondiale
By Carlo Maria Lomartire
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 28,190. Language: Italian. Published: April 3, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » History » History of things
Le memorie che il nonno di mia moglie, Ettore Molinari, ha scritto, ormai quasi ottantenne, nella seconda metà degli anni ’60. Sono ricordi che, partendo dalla famiglia d’origine, raccontano in prima persona cos’è stato, per un laborioso artigiano del Varesotto col talento dello scultore, il più sanguinoso e inutile conflitto della storia, combattuto da alpino nelle trincee, nel fango e nella neve
Under a Morning Glory Cloud
By Sylvia Hammann
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 70,480. Language: English. Published: April 3, 2014 by Bookpal Australia. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
This book is about five little girls who lived in a small remote town in the Gulf of Carpentaria, Queensland, Australia. After their mother died, the girls at the age of ten to two along with a young lad who the family had taken in lived on their own in an old haunted house when their father had to work away from home.
La vida de Buda
By LD Books - Lectorum
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 116,280. Language: Spanish. Published: April 2, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Religious biography
Este libro ofrece un análisis fascinante de la tradición alrededor de la vida de Buda: como leyenda y personaje. Desde sus ancestros, su nacimiento y juventud, hasta sus días finales, esta obra hace una crónica exacta de las primeras prédicas, de los veinte años de peregrinación, del establecimiento de las escuelas rivales de filosofía y mucho más
La historia de Lao Tse
By LD Books - Lectorum
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 51,600. Language: Spanish. Published: April 2, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Philosopher biography
Este libro nos introduce en la vida y trayectoria de uno de los grandes pensadores y fundador del sistema filosofico denominado taoismo, contenido en el clasico Tao Te King, que tuvo un gran impacto en la filosofia china de los periodos subsecuentes.
La historia de Confucio
By LD Books - Lectorum
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 57,130. Language: Spanish. Published: April 2, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Philosopher biography
Confucio es el más grande filósofo chino y por más de dos mil años ha sido parte de la conciencia ética, la vida espiritual, las tradiciones y costumbres de China. Este libro cuenta su vida, la pobreza en su juventud, su desarrollo espiritual y la creacion de la escuela de pensamiento o confucionismo.
I Choose Life: A Recovery Plan for Anorexia and Bulimia
By Luna Rioumina
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 23,940. Language: English. Published: April 2, 2014 by Bay Road Media. Category: Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Eating disorders
Actress, singer, and model, Luna documents her experience in dealing with and beating the devastation of Anorexia and Bulimia. She presents a recovery plan for anyone suffering with these disorders. “I Choose Life” is more than a memoir, it is also based on the latest scientific research into eating disorders.
The Trilogy: Memoirs of Marlayna Glynn Brown
By Marlayna Glynn Brown
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 290,960. Language: English. Published: April 2, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Editors, journalists, & publishers
Three full-length novels in one compilation! Fans of The Glass Castle, The Liar's Club and Angela's Ashes will appreciate this award-winning collection of best-selling memoirist Marlayna Glynn Brown's three tales of survival and resilience. This collection includes three of Glynn Brown's acclaimed memoirs describing her turbulent 1970s Las Vegas childhood, teenage and young adult years in Los An
Fill The Cup - Memoirs Part two
By Charles Wylie
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 23,470. Language: British English. Published: April 2, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
From the opening fiery interview with a Commander-in-Chief the second half of this tale roams through events at sea, in NATO and UK Headquarters, and to transition into a civvy street of finance, gasp-making charity work and a family life never without drama of some kind or another. It has a happy ending.
Driving Ambition - Memoirs Part One
By Charles Wylie
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 27,250. Language: British English. Published: April 2, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
From a childhood of poverty in a London slum to command of one of Her Majesty's Ships, the first part of this tale takes us through three wars and to most of the world's oceans, with a happy ending.
Fire Sail – Part 1 - A Miraculous Attainment of a Family’s Dream
By Roger A. Marin
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 87,150. Language: English. Published: April 2, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
This is a true, almost unbelievable story, of how our Maine family, over a 7-year period and on a shoestring budget, with sweat, tenacity, and what we conceded as Divine Intervention, managed to build a beautiful and seaworthy 40-foot sailboat. Then, a couple of years later, sell most everything we owned, enroll our 2 sons in correspondence school, and sail away for a 2-year adventure.
Più unico che raro
By Quelli di ZEd
Price: $6.49 USD. Words: 30,540. Language: Italian. Published: April 1, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Luca è una giovane promessa del calcio, è il riferimento della sua squadra, è quello che segna e fa segnare. Sono in molti a credere che il ragazzo abbia un futuro nel mondo del calcio. Gioca a livello agonistico fino a tredici anni, ma proprio quando tutto sembra girare per il verso giusto, Luca viene ricoverato per un'emorragia. Da quel momento la sua vita cambia radicalmente...
Rhyme and Reason
By John Charlesworth
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 21,930. Language: English. Published: April 1, 2014 by Austin Macauley. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Rhyme and Reason by John Charlesworth is a delightful collection of personal anecdotes and the poetry they inspired. The book warmly describes his teenage years, holidays, meeting his first love, marriage, bereavements and the highs and lows of family life. It covers such varied topics as beloved pet dogs, landmark events, the weather.
Times To Weep, Times To Laugh
By Shirley Phillips
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 129,390. Language: English. Published: April 1, 2014 by Austin Macauley. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
From extremely poor beginnings Shirley Phillips worked her way up to the highest levels of the nursing profession.
My Story
By LesShipp
Price: Free! Words: 101,970. Language: English. Published: March 31, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
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This is my life story beginning from 1920 before I was born to the present 2014. Growing up in isolation as a child, battles to become integrated into ordinary society.
It's in you lad
By Alan Smith
Price: Free! Words: 65,260. Language: English. Published: March 31, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Religious biography
The true story of Fred Brewer and Gods dealings with him - a biography.