Nonfiction » Biography

Sub-categories: Autobiographies & Memoirs | Personal memoir | Celebrity biography | Historical biography | Woman biographies | Religious biography | Military biography | Adventurers & explorers | Literary biography | Other biographies | Criminals & outlaws | Sports biography | All sub-categories >>
Abseiling Spiders
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 78,690. Language: English. Published: December 10, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Imagine a man who's outlook on life is similar to Don Quixote, who's approach to life is similar to Spike Milligan's and who's drinking habits mirror those of the late and much loved George Best. If he could speak French he would probably say Non,je ne regrette rien. Fall about funny, belly laughs by the bucket load.
Deeply Superficial
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 44,040. Language: English. Published: December 9, 2012 by Riverdale Avenue Books. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Biography » Celebrity biography
In this dazzling memoir that also serves as a dual biography of stage and film legends Noël Coward and Marlene Dietrich, film and music executive Michael Menzies chronicles in hilarious detail his life-long obsession with the theater in general and these two international superstars in particular.
Love Letters
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 162,810. Language: English. Published: December 9, 2012 by Bookpal Australia. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
This book is proof that love conquers all. In its pages is a record of a young couple in love and their dreams, aspirations and devotion - not just for each other, but also for God whom they both loved with a passion and wholeheartedly desired to serve. In 1949, after meeting and falling in love, Effie and John’s romance was put to the test with John residing and studying at the then Melbourne Bib
Two Old Fools on a Camel ~ From Spain to Bahrain and back again
Series: Old Fools, Book 3. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 73,100. Language: English. Published: December 9, 2012 by Ant Press. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Cooking, Food, Wine, Spirits » Middle Eastern
*New York Times Bestseller* Vicky and Joe leave their Spanish mountain village to work for a year in Bahrain. How could they know that the Arab Spring was poised to erupt, throwing them into violent events? Teaching Arab kids, working with crazy teachers, forming life-long friendships and being placed under house arrest, Vicky and Joe laugh and lurch through their year in Bahrain.
"Double Duty" Radcliffe--36 Years of PItching & Catching in the Negro Leagues
Price: $6.50 USD. Words: 77,210. Language: English. Published: December 8, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Baseball, Nonfiction » Biography » Sports biography
"Double Duty" Radcliffe is the biography of one of the most unique baseball stars in history. Nicknamed "Double Duty" because he was an all-star pitcher and catcher, Radcliffe played from 1919-1954 in the Negro Leagues with and against the best white and black players in the world. Radcliffe's own words are intertwined with background information and interviews with more than 30 ex-teammates.
A Dead Woman
Price: Free! Words: 1,340. Language: English. Published: December 8, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Biography » Cultural heritage
A humorous, real-life adventure from the rural, Midwest in the 1950's. Told from the twelve-year-old's perspective.
Taking Fog to Nantucket
Price: $5.00 USD. Words: 98,870. Language: English. Published: December 8, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » True Crime » Organized crime
This book is a true life account of a nomad boy who grew up alcoholic, suffered injury and struggled with Post Traumatic Stress Disorder and who remained shackled by lack of insight until empowered by love.
Queue Jumper
Price: $11.99 USD. Words: 94,870. Language: English. Published: December 7, 2012 by Bookpal Australia. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
It was 1982 and I was 26 years old, endeavouring to adopt a child from a Third World country. My book is a firsthand account of being one of a small number of forerunners travelling to the source, contesting authorities and being labelled a ’queue jumper’. I embarked on this journey naively unaware of my so-called crime. Due to a political agenda, I was forced to remain on foreign soil for my act
Droplets of Mercy
Price: $12.99 USD. Words: 50,290. Language: English. Published: December 7, 2012 by Bookpal Australia. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
This is a true story of a family whose humour and pain, trust and love, was the wealth that bound them together.
Never Give Up Son
Price: $14.99 USD. Words: 67,110. Language: English. Published: December 7, 2012 by Bookpal Australia. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Biographical anthologies
"Never Give Up, Son" is a book that tells the story of the author’s mother and father, but also hits a lot on mental illness and racism. The author explains why the murder of a politician was not the City of Griffith’s greatest tragedy, but rather the mysterious disappearance of Paulo Lorenzo Guerra, who was incarcerated in a mental asylum for forty years. The author believes that racism is a form
An astrological biography of Swami Chinmayananda
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 4,000. Language: American English. Published: December 7, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Celebrity biography
Vedic Astrology Biography of Eminent People: Swami Chinmayananda. Abstract: This is the journey of a spiritual giant from an astrological (vedic astrology or jyotish) viewpoint. This is also an in-depth astrological analysis of an outlier horoscope and his secret of success. Swamiji’s horoscope is analyzed in depth and his birth time is corrected using his life events.
The Halo of the Jungle
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 56,960. Language: English. Published: December 7, 2012 by Carl Aron. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
The Halo of the Jungle is the true story of the Aron family's forced emigration from Nazi Germany to Ecuador in 1939, and the 10 years they lived on their farm homestead in the eastern rainforest.
The writing of God Opens Doors - Kisemanitow Peyohtena Iskwahtem
Price: Free! Words: 3,610. Language: English. Published: December 6, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Industries / hospitality, travel & tourism
Paperback edition by Angelique Merasty Levac, artist, business woman, and mother, who contemplated telling the story about her unique life for some time now. She is comfortable and successful in the modern world and thrives in her Christian walk and in her art and her business but her story begins with citizenship in an ancient world. She believes God opened the door for her to change her life.
Running Beyond the Marathon: insights into the longest footrace in the world
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 48,010. Language: English. Published: December 6, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Sports biography, Nonfiction » Inspiration » Personal inspiration
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
Loaded with training tips, anecdotes and race stories, join four-time 3100 mile race finisher Grahak Cunningham as he takes you on the journey from his first race in 2007 as a multiday novice to his ultimate victory in 2012, and discover what he learnt along the way in the world's longest ultra marathon.
Maureen White – A Biography
Price: $4.00 USD. Words: 23,860. Language: Australian English. Published: December 6, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography, Nonfiction » Biography » Woman biographies
From growing up on an island in the Pacific, to being taken captive by German raiders in World War II, through to becoming a Red Cross warrior and working around the world, Maureen’s life was never dull or lonely.
If
Series: Born in Sarajevo, Book 2. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 49,520. Language: English. Published: December 6, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir, Nonfiction » Relationships and Family » Abuse / domestic partner abuse
When wars end, violence stays alive. The roads toward peace and significance still lead nowhere.Perhaps the aftermath is the best time to blame those who refused to carry guns and take sides.How do you deaden the pain of trusting somebody who is trying to destroy you? How are you to know the difference when your enemy says he loves you? And so begins the battle for survival.
A Working Man's Road to Weight Loss
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 13,860. Language: English. Published: December 6, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » healthy living, Nonfiction » Biography » Other biographies
This is the true story of Mike Sammons, an over-the-road truck driver who lost over 200 lbs. He had no surgery, used no drugs and no special diet plan. Because of his example others have gained a vision for their own life to do what was necessary to improve their lives as well. Hopefully his story can be an encouragement to many others.
The Brilliant Women Collection
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 15,810. Language: British English. Published: December 6, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Feminism & Feminist Theory, Nonfiction » Biography » Woman biographies
(5.00 from 6 reviews)
‘It is simply a celebration of those unselfish women who have forged ahead in their chosen field and raised awareness of women’s issues in the process. The consistent message in this book is: ‘be yourself’ and ‘never give up’. A nice inspiring read.’ ‘It’s a tonic for young and old… one to recommend to your daughters when they are making life decisions.’
Brothers from Different Armies
Price: $10.99 USD. Words: 86,000. Language: English. Published: December 6, 2012 by Bookpal Australia. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
A humble family of lumberjacks is conscripted into the German army during the events of the Second World War. For Johan, this means the start of an unforgettable experience and a chance to serve his country. To his father who has seen war however, this is a death sentence. Along the way, Johan’s brother Siegfried also joins the war against his father’s wishes, who wanted him to get an education. S
Bear in the Night
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,310. Language: English. Published: December 5, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Adventurers & explorers
This is the true story of a summers adventure for a newlywed couple who get more than they bargained for while camping one night.