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Roaring Mountain by Shirley Gray
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 48,100. Language: English. Published: July 2, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
After Gary Gray was killed by an avalanche while mountain climbing in the North Cascades, he was buried under tons of ice and snow. Three years later his body was recovered, triggering a series of amazing events that belies belief. The miraculous phenomena are related by Gary's mother with anecdotes by his family, hoping that it will give comfort and inspiration to other bereaved parents.
Trans Boomer: A Memoir of My Journey from Female to Male by Lee Jay
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 57,170. Language: English. Published: July 2, 2015 by The Educational Publisher/Biblio Publishing. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir, Nonfiction » Gay and Lesbian » Transgender
This book tells the story of one Baby Boomer's life: from a religious childhood to teenage rebellion to an adulthood in which he finally is able to live life as his true self.
Neil's Story: A Cancer Cure and Love (New Edition) by M. Anne Morbey
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 86,300. Language: English. Published: July 1, 2015 by Agio Publishing House. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Nutritional supplements
The word "cancer" can instantly instil fear and desperation. The disease takes courage and will-power to combat. For Neil and Anne, who had spent ten years in the French countryside renovating a ruined farmhouse and rejuvenating the land, their dream life suddenly became a nightmare. This is their story: about cancer, effective treatment, being cured, and the unforeseen aftermath, and about love.
I Wore the Red Suit by Jack Pulliam
Price: $8.50 USD. Words: 35,680. Language: English. Published: July 1, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Contained within these pages are a collection of short true-life stories; a small indication of what it is like to be Santa Claus.
Kill the Dutchman! The Story of Dutch Schultz by Paul Sann
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 99,510. Language: English. Published: July 1, 2015 by Birdye's Books LLC. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Criminals & outlaws, Nonfiction » True Crime » Organized crime
The true story of the gangland execution in 1935 of Dutch Schultz, the Beer Baron of the Bronx and king of Harlem's numbers racket. The author shows how the roots of the crime ran from the Lower East side to Park Avenue penthouses and ultimately to City Hall itself. “One of the essential reads on the larger subject of the Prohibition era and its criminal legacy." - T.J. English
Arctic Bush Pilot by Jim Rearden
Price: $14.95 USD. Words: 57,210. Language: English. Published: July 1, 2015 by Epicenter Press. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Adventurers & explorers
Backed by Wien Airlines, former Navy combat pilot "Andy" Anderson pioneered post-World War II bush service to Alaska's vast Koyokuk River region serving miners, Natives, sportsmen, geologists, adventurers, and assorted bush rats. ARCTIC BUSH PILOT is an exciting and sometimes nostalgic account of a pioneer pilot and his special place in Alaska aviation history.
Eskimo Star: From the Tundra to Tinseltown, the Ray Mala Story by Lael Morgan
Price: $16.95 USD. Words: 72,410. Language: English. Published: July 1, 2015 by Epicenter Press. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Native Americans, Nonfiction » Biography » Celebrity biography
The marquee of the Astor Theater in New York City billed the 1933 premier of Eskimo as “THE BIGGEST PICTURE EVER MADE,” propelling a 27-year-old Inupiat Eskimo from Candle, Alaska, to overnight stardom. Illustrated with color photos and movie posters, this is the story of Ray Wise Mala, the first Alaskan to become a Hollywood movie star and the first non-white actor to play in a leading role.
Joan by Graeme Johnstone
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 89,890. Language: English. Published: June 30, 2015 by G. & E. Johnstone. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Political biography
Joan Child was a trailblazer for women, a home help, hospital cook and widowed mother of five boys who rose to become the Australian Labor Party’s first woman Member of Federal Parliament and the first woman Speaker of the House of Representatives. This fiercely feminist women’s rights activist and anti-Vietnam campaigner broke through the glass ceiling and is an inspiration to all who follow.
The Robert Creeley Reels: 1963 by Fredric Larry Weiss
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 49,040. Language: English. Published: June 30, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Other biographies, Fiction » Poetry » Contemporary Poetry
In an intimate and intense discussion recorded on reel-to-reel tapes in 1963, poet Robert Creeley provides a critical understanding of his poetry, short stories, and novel. These ideas are intertwined with discussions about his personal history, literary development, and encounters with Ezra Pound, William Carlos Williams, Charles Olson, and Robert Duncan.
The Devil in His Blue Eyes by Martin Isherwood
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 27,500. Language: English. Published: June 30, 2015 by Austin Macauley. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
Is Martin's nightmare only just beginning? Falling head over heels in love with Kevin, once married and a father of two sons, Martin is prepared to forgive him almost anything. Physically violent, secretive by nature, Kevin definitely wants to wear the trousers in this relationship. Will Martin let Kevin take advantage of his good nature, of his need for someone to love in his life?
All Together Now... We Love The Beatles 1957 - 1970 by Seamus Moore
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 78,320. Language: English. Published: June 30, 2015 by Austin Macauley. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Celebrity biography
Over fifty years ago four young men from Liverpool stunned the world with their music and went on to become the most successful group in the history of pop music. The Beatles changed popular music for good with their original and creative songs, many of which have been covered over and over again by artists around the world.
Brickbats and Tutus by John Plimmer
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 68,170. Language: English. Published: June 30, 2015 by Austin Macauley. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » People of color
The ballet: A demanding profession requiring talent and determination. But for Julie Felix, Britain's first black ballerina, it required more; it required the strength to climb above prejudice and win.
Against All Odds by Wayne and Rebecca Smith
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 41,730. Language: English. Published: June 30, 2015 by Austin Macauley. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Against All Odds is about living life to the full and about falling in love. It is about faith and hope. Most of all it is a book about following your heart no matter what challenges life throws at you.
I'm Still Here Mum by Micheline Scarlett
Price: $5.50 USD. Words: 37,180. Language: English. Published: June 29, 2015 by Memoirs Publishing. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
In his teens Royce Scarlett was a bit of a tearaway, regularly in trouble with the law. When matters came to a head and Royce was sent to prison for drug dealing, he began to see the error of his ways. Sadly whilst in prison he developed a rare cancer, and he died at the age of just 22. This is Royce’s tragic and moving story, by his mother.
With Gun & Gown by Norman Friskney
Price: $5.50 USD. Words: 58,050. Language: English. Published: June 29, 2015 by Memoirs Publishing. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
Norman Friskney’s experiences as a young man were defined by two environments. The halls of Oxford University, where his studies were interrupted by the outbreak of WWII and the battlefields of southern Italy. His accounts of his experiences over the years include encounters with Harold Wilson, Margaret Thatcher, Roy Hattersley and Edmund Blunden.
here in SF: City of Hills by Jer Johns
Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 78,330. Language: English. Published: June 28, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Adventurers & explorers, Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Artists
Traveling photographer, Jer Johns, journeys out onto the streets of San Francisco to try to capture 1000 photos of the city over a 30-day period while attempting to sleep on the streets and survive minimally. He is taken in by someone that he met through a Tumblr post and a friendship is made as Jer explores the city meeting some of its many characters.
We R NOT WARMONGERS by RC Binns
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 66,080. Language: English. Published: June 27, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
An adventurous young man, from the Bronx, is moved by the threats of World War Three, after the Cuban missile crisis in 1962, and becomes anxious to be in the military. He joins the Marine Corps, wanting to get into a Recon unit, where he sensed the action was. Although, it took a few years, and World War Three didn’t happen, he ended up in Vietnam, and became part of a famous battle.
Beth of Fresh Air: New Zealand by Itty Bitty Publishing Company
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 35,130. Language: English. Published: June 27, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Biography » Adventurers & explorers
Beth traded in the desk for a hammock, a company mission statement for a journal, and a 401(k) for a wealth of experiences as she quit her full time job and bought a one way ticket to New Zealand. Her observations, wonderings, and dreams were jotted on napkins and gathered to inspire you to take risks. You name the dirty jobs, she’s done them, making travel and help exchange her new normal.
Before the Iron Curtain: My WWII Childhood (Iron Curtain Memoirs Volume I) by Irene Kucholick
Price: Free! Words: 42,180. Language: English. Published: June 27, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Woman biographies, Nonfiction » History » Holocaust
When Anne Frank was in Holland, Irene was growing up in Germany. Hitler was rising to power, and her friend, Esther, wore a yellow star and Nazi youth marched. From Kristallnacht and hidden Jewish neighbors to whistling bombs, and a prison cell, Irene takes us on a World War II journey through the eyes of a child who survived it all and is still living today.
Factual Nonsense - The art and death of Joshua Compston by Darren Coffield
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 130,950. Language: British English. Published: June 27, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Art history, Nonfiction » Biography » Artists, architects, & photographers
‘Factual Nonsense – The Art and Death of Joshua Compston' is both a biography and an alternative portrait of the 1990's art scene in London's East End. Interviewees include such legends as Jay Jopling, Damien Hirst, Sarah Lucas, Sam Taylor-Wood, Gary Hume, Gavin Turk and Sir Peter Blake.