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American Monk
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 41,390. Language: English. Published: September 9, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Almost a decade before becoming the assistant of author, Anne Rice, American Monk is the inspiring true story of the spiritual years Becket spent in a Benedictine monastery north of New Orleans. In this encouraging, unforgettable memoir, Becket travels the path of self-discovery among monks who were not saints, but like him were men healing in the hospital of God’s church.
Dirt Road Diary: Recalling a Country Childhood
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 35,320. Language: English. Published: September 9, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » American, Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
A journalist recalls growing up on a farm in northeast Missouri, where his only connection with the outside world was a dirt road. Recollections include farm animals, old-time vehicles, a one-room country school, fairs, hikes in creek-beds, party lines, and the foibles of rural life. Illustrated with family photographs, “Dirt Road Diary” covers the years before the author’s college days.
1964 - The Diary of Osric Martext
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 20,370. Language: English. Published: September 8, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Editor's note: Osric Martext was born in Miami in 1949. He was taken to South Carolina in 1953 when his family moved there, settling in a large house built before the Revolution, Dirleton Plantation, in the crossroads town of Stateburg, which lies between Columbia and Sumter, just south of the Wateree Swamp. His parents divorced, bitterly, in 1956. This is his story.
My Road Home : From Secular Jew to Anglican Priest to Fulfilled Jew in The Land of Promise
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 59,340. Language: English. Published: September 8, 2015 by Evangelista Media srl. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Cultural heritage
My Road Home is the moving and unique story of a secular Jewish boy from North London who was converted to Christianity after surviving his tumultuous teen years, and told by the “church” and his family that he was no longer Jewish.
The Griffon Ship of Rene Robert Cavalier de la Salle
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 3,860. Language: English. Published: September 7, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Adventurers & explorers, Nonfiction » Transportation » Ships & Shipbuilding / History
My e-book considers La Salle's exploration of the Great Lakes and his relations with the Native American Senecas. La Salle first came to North America in 1666 and then returned again from France in 1678. Wrecks that might be the remains of the Griffon are located near Manitoulin Island and Russell Island. My text looks at the Niagara Falls Griffon building site as late as the early 20th century.
Normal is a Strange Word
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 1,730. Language: Canadian English. Published: September 7, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir, Nonfiction » Self-improvement » Personal Growth / General
A contination of the Author's thoughts on life, the world and having a disability.
Quiet Desperation, A Life on the Autistic Spectrum, Part 1: Before Diagnosis
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 48,750. Language: English. Published: September 7, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
The author spent the first fifty-plus years of his life not knowing he had Asperger's Syndrome. Quiet Desperation, Part 1, is a personal account of the first forty years.
Getting Out Alive, The Autumn Veatch Story
Price: Free! Words: 6,030. Language: English. Published: September 5, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Biographical anthologies, Nonfiction » Inspiration » Personal inspiration
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
This is a true account of the fatal plane crash that occurred on July 11, 2015, in the Northern Cascade Mountains in Washington State. Autumn Veatch was the only survivor. This is her story, as told by her to author Tara Ellis. It has been written and published with her consent and parental approval.
Bollywood through Ages + Affairs of Bollywood Stars Revealed ( Special Edition )
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 85,790. Language: English. Published: September 5, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Celebrity biography
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Domestically Yours - A Caregiver's Inspiring Journey
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 40,800. Language: English. Published: September 5, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Woman biographies, Nonfiction » Relationships and Family » Parenting / child rearing
In 2003 Annie Chua made the bold decision to join thousands of women working in Canada under the “24 months Live-in Caregiver Program”. Her intent: to create a better future for her children. However, to make her dream come true Annie had to leave her four daughters behind in the Philippines while she travelled to work as a nanny in Fort McMurray, Alberta. Follow Annie’s journey....
The Johnny Cash I Knew. A Kind and Caring Man
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 16,240. Language: English. Published: September 4, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Celebrity biography
The author had the pleasure of working with Johnny Cash for two years in the 1970s. He got to know him well. He was with Johnny in all kinds of situations--in the House of Cash recording studio, backstage multiple times, in his Sahara Tahoe guest house, riding in limos, at dinner often in the author's Victoria Station restaurants, amongst hundreds of fans, performing live in San Quentin Prison--i
Ainsi font, font, font…
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 32,160. Language: French. Published: September 4, 2015 by Éditions Hélène Jacob. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Teachers & educators, Nonfiction » Career Guides » Education
J’ai commencé cette carrière sans savoir qu’elle allait durer longtemps. Disons plutôt que je ne l’ai appréhendée qu’année après année, comme une fourmi tâcheronne. C’est ce mélange d’impressions variées que j’ai essayé de décrire dans cet ouvrage qui retrace trente-cinq années de doutes, de joies, d’abattement ou d’enthousiasme. Ainsi font, font, font…
A Track a Torpedo and a Koala
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 54,190. Language: English. Published: September 3, 2015 by Bookpal Australia. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
A family is forced to flee Latvia during WW11 after Fricis Straubergs is warned his name appears on Russia’s “hit list”. The following five years see the family housed in Displaced Person’s camps in Germany. Destiny brings them to Australian Migrant Camps, where they struggle to fit in, in a land so vastly different to their homeland.
Caught in Transition
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 44,760. Language: English. Published: September 3, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir, Nonfiction » Gay and Lesbian » Transgender
A married heterosexual couple are caught in an unexpected gender transition. This true story of an odyssey of transformation where two women must struggle with the threats to their sanity, marriage, and their lives. They emerge as two women stronger, married and more in love than ever.
Feliz Lusitânia ou a Belém da Saudade
Price: $3.75 USD. Words: 31,030. Language: Portuguese. Published: September 3, 2015 by Chiado Editora. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Neste relato de vida apreciei particularmente a viva descrição do seu primeiro passeio por Belém e a narração das atribuladas deslocações pela Amazónia e das viagens a localidades com nomes portugueses como Santarém e Alter-do-Chão. O autor pinta ainda um fresco de pitorescas personagens com quem conviveu e ilustra bem como Belém tem tanto de familiar e reconhecível para um português como de “dife
Ten Wealthy Americans And How They Achieved Their Wealth! Part 1
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 55,710. Language: English. Published: September 3, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Business biography, Nonfiction » Biography » Business biography
Wealth is the abundance of valuable resources or valuable material possessions. The opposite of wealth is destitution. The opposite of richness is poverty. This ebook consists of 10 wealthy Americans and how they achieved their wealth. They are Bill Gates, Charles Koch, Colonel Sanders, Jeff Bezos, Jim Walton, Larry Ellison, Mark Zuckerberg, Michael Bloomberg, Steve Jobs and Warren Buffett
How I escaped from the USSR
Price: Free! Words: 17,290. Language: English. Published: September 2, 2015 by FEHT Inc. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Adventurers & explorers, Nonfiction » History » Russian
This autobiographical novella takes Dimitri Sokolenko from that gloomy farce of life in the USSR, through inane bureaucracy and danger, into India, Nepal, Pakistan, Italy and finally the United States. Translated by Alexander Feht and Martin Mador.
Vida de Monseñor Ronald Knox
Price: Free! Words: 132,900. Language: Spanish. Published: September 2, 2015 by Jack Tollers. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Religious biography
Viejo amigo del Padre Ronald Knox, Evelyn Waugh escribió su biografía cuando falleció y, como es de esperar de un autor tan áspero como mordaz, no es esta una hagiografía, sino más bien el sencillo homenaje de uno de sus admiradores. Con más de trescientas notas, esta versión ayudará al lector a ubicarse en los tiempos de la Inglaterra de la primera mitad del siglo XX.
Restoring My Father's Honor: A Son's Crusade
Price: $11.95 USD. Words: 23,940. Language: English. Published: September 2, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Celebrity biography
Master Sgt. Bill J. Stanley had only known victory in his 17 years of military service. From the bloody beaches of Normandy France to the carnage of the Korean War, Bill was a combat soldier who exemplified honor and courage. But the day came, at the height of the Cold War in 1958, when Bill would face a battle waged not with guns, tanks and military might; but with greed, power and money.
Эпитафия без елея. Страницы воспоминаний партизана
Price: $2.00 USD. Words: 52,490. Language: Russian. Published: September 2, 2015 by Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Military biography
Страницы воспоминаний партизана Наума Перкина (1912–1976), основанные на документальном материале, были одной из первых проб правдивого, без идеализации и приукрашивания, отражения партизанской борьбы. Но именно поэтому, по мнению рецензентов «эпохи застоя», в повести «нет правды про партизанскую войну» и книгу «ни в коем случае издавать нельзя».