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Three Stages: Special Selections Edition
Price: Free! Words: 9,350. Language: English. Published: May 15, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Celebrity biography
The story of my first thirty-seven years – from a small Tennessee town to Hollywood and New York. It comprises my adventures at Hollywood High, Whittier College (where I played football under future NFL greats, George Allen and Don Coryell), in the USAF then as an actor in theatre, TV, Las Vegas, National tours the Metropolitan Opera and Broadway: the great and not-so-great stars I worked with.
Disarmed: An Exceptional Journey
Price: $7.95 USD. Words: 47,260. Language: English. Published: May 15, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Inspiration » Personal inspiration, Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Disarmed is the story of John Manley, a Disabled American Veteran who lost his left arm in pilot training in the US Air Force in 1965. Hardly missing a beat, he has continued for fifty years to be a competitive athlete, successful businessman, and father and husband, but his "damn artificial arm" has a mind of its own, often causing hilarious and seemingly unbelievable but hilarious events.
Wang Yang - a memoir
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 77,850. Language: English. Published: May 15, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » Gay and lesbian, Nonfiction » Biography » Teachers & educators
Accompany Ryan, as he becomes familiar with the intricate Chinese culture and traditions. He makes his new home in Xi'an, one of the oldest cities in the new China. In days gone by, Xi'an marked the starting point of the Silk Road and is home to the majestic Terracotta Warriors. Wang Yang, a memoir follows the gripping story of Ryan Andrew Peters, an ESL teacher from South Africa.
No Reserves, No Retreats, No Regrets (The Life and Ministry of Ed Erny)
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 68,550. Language: English. Published: May 15, 2015 by LIFE SENTENCE Publishing. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Religious biography
My desire is that you will be inspired and motivated to serve the Lord as freely and willingly as I was privileged to do for many years. May you, by God’s grace, determine to live with no reserves, no retreats, and no regrets.
Fatherless
Price: $21.85 USD. Words: 93,940. Language: British English. Published: May 14, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
The infant Phil lives with his poverty stricken mother Annie in a 1950s Yorkshire mill town. But Annie's mental state frequently breaks apart as she is burned by loss and desertion. Sent to a distant orphanage Phil struggles for identity and belonging. With love and humour Phil Barber tells the fascinating story from the dark earth of his tangled roots into a troubled adolescence.
A Fool For An Attorney
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 77,470. Language: English. Published: May 14, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Criminals & outlaws
The Los Angeles County jail was infested with drug dealers and addicts, gangs, & racist of all kind, even the public defender’s office. Erroll was falsely accused & arrested. He was no stranger to crime & jail; he had been in trouble many times before & was in every juvenile facility in Los Angeles as a youth. State & Federal prison also became familiar terrain, but this time he was innocent.
Daybook -- Swedish Musings 1967-1969
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 37,540. Language: English. Published: May 13, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » New Age » Spiritualism
Between the summers of 1967 and 1969 I jotted down many a stray thought in the black notebook(s) that I carried with me just about everywhere I went, often taking a time out to note what I had just observed or what just occurred to me. Some years later I typed up an extract of these notes, and some years after that I translated these Swedish entries to English. This is the result.
Взрослые истории молодого проповедника
Price: Free! Words: 13,550. Language: Ukrainian. Published: May 13, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Religious biography
Путешествуя по разным городам и странам, я испытываю огромное наслаждение вдохновлять верующих своими "невероятными" приключениями, которые произошли со мной в начале 90-х годов, когда я был еще подростком. В этой небольшой книге запечатлены девять историй, которые помогут вам взглянуть на жизнь иначе и подготовят вас к совершению личных подвигов для Христа посреди обычных жизненных ситуаций.
Footprints: A Memoir
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 40,470. Language: English. Published: May 13, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Diseases / nervous system (incl. brain)
This memoir is a collection of stories and thoughts that I had written for my sons. I am publishing this “lightly-edited” version for those who may have interest in knowing more about my life after reading any or all of my PD-related books. Additionally, I hope it might stimulate ideas for those who may be thinking about writing their own memoir.
Walking The Mile
Price: $4.95 USD. Words: 60,890. Language: English. Published: May 12, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir, Nonfiction » Philosophy » Movements / Humanism
In this, the sequel to Kidowed, the author keeps journal entries of what happened AFTER she tried to pick herself up off of the pavement with a new man, a new baby, and a new town. What she didn't account for was misdiagnosed and untreated PTSD resulting in alcoholism, drug addiction, a subsequent divorce, and the abandonment of her family due to social stigma and ignorance.
The Death And Suicide Investigation Of Mexican Actress Lupe Velez
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 4,070. Language: English. Published: May 12, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Celebrity biography, Nonfiction » Entertainment » Biography
Lupe Velez was four months pregnant when she committed suicide in 1944. Engaged to the Austrian-born French actor Harald Ramond, there are unexplained details of why she chose to end her life by taking an overdose of sleeping pills. My book looks at Lupe's relationship to Ramond, whether he truly loved her, and intended to marry her. It is for readers to decide from the details of my research.
Looking for the Rainbow
Price: $5.50 USD. Words: 52,200. Language: English. Published: May 12, 2015 by Memoirs Publishing. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
Sally Painting was seven when she was diagnosed with liver disease. During her teenage years her life was saved three times. Inspired by those who cared for her, she became the first person in the UK to become a nurse after receiving a liver transplant. Sally’s special life was captured in her diaries. This is her story.
Vivências de Uma Geração
Price: $3.75 USD. Words: 63,570. Language: Portuguese. Published: May 12, 2015 by Chiado Editora. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Vivências de uma geração retrata o modo de vida da geração do baby boom – a geração que nasceu nos primeiros anos pós-II Guerra Mundial e que precedeu a minha.
Человек и история Книга четвертая Москва коммунальная предолимпийская
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 42,550. Language: Russian. Published: May 11, 2015 by izdat-knigu.ru. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Четвертая книга мемуарных воспоминаний из серии «Человек и история» рассказывает о профессиональной деятельности автора на ряде знаковых объектов Москвы в предолимпийские 80-е годы. Это и жилой район «Черемушки», бывший в свое время образцово-показательным объектом в сфере жилищного строительства, и не менее легендарный спортивный комплекс «Лужники», и автомобильный гигант АЗЛК.
A Presence
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 63,530. Language: English. Published: May 10, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir, Nonfiction » Biography » Religious biography
Throughout your life you have heard numerous stories about unusual phenomenon's and supernatural occurrences happening to people, leaving you to wonder. Now imagine someone showed you in a book that in fact advanced life forms were transmitting to us continuously and talking to us individually yet we have failed to recognize a universal medium of transmissions through visions and dreams.
Domestic Violence: One Woman's Nightmare
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 13,770. Language: American English. Published: May 9, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Relationships and Family » Abuse / domestic partner abuse, Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
A survivor's account of domestic violence, written by one who, like so many, "never thought it would happen to me but, unlike so many women out there, I decided to do something about it." It is a story described with candor and vividness as the dark storms unravel and aggression turns to actual violence. The author shows how she turned the situation around and overcame the adverse circumstances.
Powerful Women: The 25 Most Influential Women in Congress
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 38,090. Language: English. Published: May 8, 2015 by CQ Roll Call. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Congress, Nonfiction » Biography » Woman biographies
From a lone legislator in 1917 to today’s power players, women in Congress are changing the culture of U.S. politics. In this brief look at the history of female legislators, find out how women have made their mark in Washington, D.C., along with exclusive personal profiles of 25 leading women Democrats and Republicans including detailed biographies, their photos and legislative achievements.
Don't Fence Me In: The Adventures of a Soccer Mom Turned Cowgirl
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 77,510. Language: English. Published: May 8, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Woman biographies
The true story of a litigation attorney, single Mom from Jersey who chucks everything and moves to Colorado to become a cowgirl. Life change at its best, both hilarious and heartbreaking, follow Phyllis as she shows up scared and brave in the wild West. Of course there's a cowboy, equal parts exhilaration and heartbreak. A read for everyone who dreams of being free.
Literature Help: Having Our Say
Series: A Quick Guide · Study Gudes: English Literature. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 6,390. Language: English. Published: May 8, 2015 by Raja Sharma. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Study guides, Nonfiction » Biography » Cultural heritage
The writer sisters were the daughters of a former slave. Their father was the first African American elected Bishop in the Episcopal Church in the United States of America.
The Legend of Muam Tam Say
Price: $1.49 USD. Words: 10,590. Language: British English. Published: May 7, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Adventure » Travel, Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
An encounter with an ancient wonder of the natural world in the shadows of the Himalayas; a short extract from the diaries of a young soldier on the eve of the First World War. A Short Story.