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Henry Miller: The Last Days by Barbara Kraft
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 49,810. Language: English. Published: May 19, 2016 by Sky Blue Press. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Literary biography, Nonfiction » Social Science » Death & Dying
Only months after Barbara Kraft's dear friend Anais Nin died, she saw Henry Miller give a reading. She was inspired enough to read "An Open Letter to Henry Miller" on a local NPR station, and when Miller heard it, he invited Kraft to be one of his rotating cooks. What ensued was a close friendship with the famous author and a touching and detailed recording of the last two years of his life.
Legends of Rock & Roll - The Jackson Five by James Hoag
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 16,110. Language: English. Published: May 19, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Celebrity biography, Nonfiction » Music » Rock music
The Jackson family started out in a humble four room home in Gary, Indiana. But, due to the persistence of their father, a group of singers known as the Jackson Five became the leading performers in this country. The five brothers were Jermaine, Jackie, Tito, Marlon and, of course, Michael. Signing with Motown Records, they became their biggest act, their first four singles were number one.
Born of the 11th of September by Timothy Rodgers
Price: $9.11 USD. Words: 27,440. Language: English. Published: May 19, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
The autobiography of Timothy Rodgers. This title has been first published when he was at the age of 30. "One of the biggest mistakes anyone can make is supporting the government when it is wrong."
El Manual del Perfecto Funcionario. El Arte de sobrevivir en el Gobierno by Claudio de Castro
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 12,640. Language: Spanish. Published: May 18, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Biography » Political biography
Este es un libro imperdible, divertido. Narra la historia de un funcionario que ha caído en desgracia y un buen día recibe un manual que lo ayudará a conservar su empleo. Te hará reír a gusto y también reflexionar. ¿Eres un funcionario publico? Este libro es para ti. Te enseña a sobrevivir a los cambios de gobiernos y a los malos gobernantes.
Legends of Soul - James Brown by James Hoag
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 20,290. Language: English. Published: May 18, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Celebrity biography, Nonfiction » Music » Soul & R 'n B
Have you ever wondered who the real James Brown is? Read Legends of Soul - James Brown to find out. This book covers his entire life, from his stillborn birth in Georgia to his death in 2006 and everything in between, concentrating on the wonderful music. This book is about the music. In fact, when a James Brown song came on the radio, it was hard not to get up and dance.
The Faith of a Saint, St. Julie Billiart, Co-Founder, Sisters of Notre Dame de Namur by Stacy Lynne
Series: Heavenly Host. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 10,040. Language: American English. Published: May 17, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Religious biography
Julie was extraordinarily graced by God from birth. She was also extraordinarily tested by Him, but her faith in "The Good God" remained firm. 2016 is the second centennial (200th year) anniversary of the death of St. Julie Billiart, who died on April 8, 1816. Pope Francis has also declared 2016 to be a Jubilee year of Mercy.
Legends of Country Music - Garth Brooks by James Hoag
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 19,790. Language: English. Published: May 17, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Celebrity biography, Nonfiction » Music » Country
Garth Brooks has been certified one of the bestselling artists in history. In the United States, he is third, only behind Elvis Presley and The Beatles. That includes all types of music, not just country. The Legends of Country Music explores the life of Garth Brooks, but more importantly, it considers the music that he produced.
Spymistress: The True Story of the Greatest Female Secret Agent of World War II: Summary by Summary Station
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 6,300. Language: English. Published: May 17, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Woman biographies, Nonfiction » History » Holocaust
“There is safety in conjecture,” Atkins grew up learning to be a mass of conflictions. This served her well in later life by helping to confuse her enemies. Upon her relocation to Britain, Atkins followed another piece of her father's advice when he advised her not to sign any paperwork. She created her own identity and took her maternal grandfather's surname.
Cahier Modiano by Maryline Heck & Raphaëlle Guidée
Price: $30.00 USD. Words: 114,220. Language: French. Published: May 17, 2016 by Editions de L'Herne. Categories: Essay » Literature, Nonfiction » Biography » Literary biography
S’adressant à la fois aux amateurs et aux chercheurs, ce Cahier comporte des inédits de l’auteur et des textes rares, des études approfondies par des spécialistes, des articles critiques, des entretiens, des témoignages et une volumineuse correspondance. Il offre l’occasion de revenir sur les aspects marquants d’une œuvre littéraire remarquablement cohérente mais aussi de révéler sa diversité en a
Kids Don't Get Cancer - : The Remarkably Inspiring Story of Michael Crossland by Michael Crossland
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 37,990. Language: Australian English. Published: May 17, 2016 by Evolve Global Publishing. Categories: Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Cancer, Nonfiction » Biography » Other biographies
Michael has an absolute passion and belief in people’s ability to change direction and become who they truly want to be and achieve success. This passion stems from his own story … Before Michael was even one year old, he was diagnosed with an aggressive cancer of the central nervous system – a tumour had taken over half of his tiny body. The chance of Michael surviving was virtually non-existent.
The Love of One: A Memoir of the Creative Power that Weaved a Miracle by Caroline Cumming
Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 95,870. Language: Australian English. Published: May 17, 2016 by Six Degrees Publishing Group. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Part magical mystery, part awakening and collective journal, this book intimately explores how we create the suffering of disconnection, and illuminates the possibilities when we are love in action. Raw, candid, and insightful, this story is for anyone struggling in life, relationships, or seeking inspiration on how to connect and receive from the richest depths of vulnerability and the heart.
My Mother and Amelia Earhart by Jane Blue
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 95,570. Language: American English. Published: May 16, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » History » American
A memoir of growing up in Berkeley California during the '40s and '50s as the fatherless daughter of a newspaperman.
Passion for Jesus by Ivonne Cervantes Corte
Price: Free! Words: 13,700. Language: English. Published: May 16, 2016 by DEMAC A.C.. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Ivonne Cervantes Corte talks about the differences and misunderstandings that she has with a friend concerning the existence of God, differences that seem to be irreconcilable since the discussion generated by the Acteal massacre. Finally, she confesses her friend on her belief on God.
Lou's on First by Chris Costello & Raymond Strait
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 99,480. Language: English. Published: May 16, 2016 by Crossroad Press. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Celebrity biography
This intimate portrait of Lou Costello (1906-1959) offers a rare look at one of the most talented comedians of all time. Starting in the 1930s, Costello attained enormous fame touring the burlesque circuits with straight man Bud Abbott (1895-1974). Their live skits (including "Who's on First?"), radio programs, and films such as One Night in the Tropics and Abbott and Costello Meet Frankenstein.
From MTV to Mecca by Kristiane Backer
Price: $4.50 USD. Words: 157,230. Language: English. Published: May 16, 2016 by Memoirs Publishing. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Woman biographies
In the early 1990’s Kristiane Backer was one of the very first presenters of MTV. For years she lived and breathed the music scene, gaining a following and becoming a darling of European press. In this very personal memoir Kristiane tells the story of her conversion and explains how faith has given her inner peace and the meaning she sought.
Break Out From the Lock Up by Paul Buckley
Price: $3.00 USD. Words: 41,140. Language: English. Published: May 15, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
Where is the worse restaurant ever? I think I have discovered the cleverest Keep Out sign in the world. Changing trousers used to be easy but not if you mean Cargo Pants.The sophisticated art of queue guessing requires some skill and much of luck to to get it right. What is the one time thing Volkswagen Polo does not need? And other helpful tales.
Verne Sankey Kidnapper and Bootlegger by Robert Grey Reynolds, Jr
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 2,460. Language: English. Published: May 15, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Criminals & outlaws, Nonfiction » True Crime » Organized crime
Verne Sankey kidnapped businessmen in St. Paul, Minnesota and Denver, Colorado. He aspired to abduct athletes Babe Ruth and Jack Dempsey. Sankey, an Iowan by birth had drifted north to South Dakota and Saskatchewan before returning to the United States in the late 1920s. It was considered likely that Sankey had inside knowledge of the Lindbergh baby's kidnapping as plans were found at his hideout.
Inside: One Woman's Journey Through the Inside Passage by Susan Marie Conrad
Price: $12.95 USD. Words: 88,200. Language: English. Published: May 15, 2016 by Epicenter Press. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Adventurers & explorers, Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Kayaking
In Spring 2010, with her world scaled down to an 18-foot sea kayak and the 1,200 mile ribbon of water called the Inside Passage, Susan Conrad launched a journey that took her north to Alaska. On the way, she forged friendships, lived her dream, and discovered the depths of her own strength and courage.