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Lifelines: Things Worth Holding On To
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Price: Free! Words: 10,120. Language: English. Published: July 30, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
Personal essays and poetry from a lifetime of experience and poignant observation.
Here, There & Everywhere
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Price: $2.49 USD. Words: 7,370. Language: English. Published: July 27, 2014 by Conrado & Naama Maletá-Sarid. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Adventurers & explorers
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A world intense travel of a young man, a sailor. This is a non fiction book about the adventures of a young man at the end of 60s and early 70s in a different conceived planet. It is all about learning, discovering and understanding the global dimensions of our life.
Benjamin Graham: The Father of Value Investing
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 6,420. Language: English. Published: July 27, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Benjamin Graham was undoubtedly one of the most profound financial thinkers. His contribution to the field is invaluable. A good testimony to his achievements is the outstandingly successful group of disciples he spawned.... Warren Buffett, William J. Ruane, Jean-Marie Eveillard, Hani M. Anklis, Irving Kahn, and Walter J. Schloss.
The Little Flower Vignettes - Story Behind The Story
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 10,530. Language: English. Published: July 26, 2014 by ARC Communications, LLC. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
The Little Flower Vignettes - Story Behind The Story is the newly released book by Author Florita Bell Griffin, PhD, which inspired the upcoming Little Flower and Children of the World Storybook and Educational Series.
Guru Nanak Dev (A Brief Biography)
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 14,530. Language: English. Published: July 26, 2014 by Mahesh Dutt Sharma. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Philosopher biography
One can find a perfect combination of simplicity and spirituality in the personality of Guru Nanak Devji. He was a prophet as well as a universal chief, a devotee and a mentor, a poet and a lyricist, a singer and a composer, a wanderer and a native. It is truly said, ‘Nanak Shah Monk. Hindu’s Guru and Muslim’s sectarian leader.
Diary of My Bilateral Total Knee Replacement (Bilateral TKR)
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Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 11,910. Language: English. Published: July 25, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Diseases / musculoskeletal
This short (approx 12,000 words) book is an account of my Total Knee Replacement operation and subsequent recovery. Some of it was written at the time, mainly in diary form on-line on the forums of Arthritis Care (www.arthritiscare.org.uk ). It documents the immediate time before the operation, the operation itself and my time in hospital, and my recovery to total fitness.
My Search for the Grave of June Miller
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 8,500. Language: English. Published: July 24, 2014 by KAW Publishing. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Literary biography
June Miller was wife of American "pornographic” author, Henry Miller. This book discusses June as Henry Miller’s muse, answers the question “Who was June Miller?,” & discusses June’s life with Henry, June’s life after Henry, & the discovery by author Tamworth Grice, a lifetime Henry Miller fan, of June Miller’s grave in a small rural cemetery in Northern Arizona. A must-read for Henry Miller fans!
Expatriate: A Biography of Ezra Pound
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 17,390. Language: English. Published: July 21, 2014 by BookCaps. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Literary biography
Ezra Pound was one of the most important figures of Modernism in English literature. Ironically, it was his work on behalf of other more so than his own contributions that created this reputation. James Joyce, T.S. Eliot and Ernest Hemingway all owed an enormous debt to the redheaded, loudmouthed scholar whose life began on the Idaho frontier. On the other hand, Ezra made barely a dent in the p
Eighth Sikh Guru: Shri Guru Har Krishan Sahib Ji
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Series: Novels and Stories, Book 108. Price: $1.75 USD. Words: 3,370. Language: English. Published: July 18, 2014 by Raja Sharma. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Religious biography
Guru Har Krishan Sahib Ji was declared as Eighth Nanak Guru by his father Shri Guru Har Rai Sahib Ji before his death in 1661. Ram Rai, the eldest son of Guru Har Rai Sahib, was inflamed with jealousy. He had long cherished a desire to be the next Guru of the Sikhs.
Breaking the Color Barrier: The Story of the First African American NFL Head Coach, Frederick Douglass "Fritz" Pollard
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 15,900. Language: English. Published: July 17, 2014 by BookCaps. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Sports biography
The history of sports and race is messy. In baseball Jackie Robinson is universally touted as the first black major league player, which conveniently forgets Moses Fleetwood Walker and other players of color who appeared on 19th century diamonds. Football deals with the messiness a different way. The sport employs the term "modern era" instead. So Kenny Washington is the first black player of th
The Tapestry of Life : Biographies of My Grandparents
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 13,720. Language: American English. Published: July 16, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Like most of us, I have always had the powerful desire to learn about my family history. Knowing about our past, our ancestors, and experiences that mould our lives can give us a deeper understanding of who we are and how we fit into the greater tapestry of life.
40 Years of Silence
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 1,970. Language: English. Published: July 15, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
An auto-biography of a victim of paedophilia. I have tried to describe how a child can be manipulated by an adult and how it is that the child can grow into an adult and still not be able to confront their tormentor.
Will The Real Albert Speer Please Stand Up? The Many Faces of Hitler’s Architect
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 9,740. Language: English. Published: July 13, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » History » Holocaust
In the years since the Nuremberg trial, biographers have been fascinated with the life of Albert Speer, Hitler's architect and the man rumoured to replace him. This short book looks at the events leading up to the Nuremberg trial, and the trial itself, to understand the man behind the enigma.
The Life of a Bipolar Depressive
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 14,320. Language: English. Published: July 12, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
This is a memoir documenting the journal entries of a young woman battling through bipolar depression. Her life may seem ordinary, but what goes on inside her mind is another story.
Four Decades through Thick & Thin – Musings of a Diplomat Part 3 – Russian Rhapsody
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Series: Four Decades Through Thick & Thin - Musings of a Diplomat, Part 3. Price: Free! Words: 5,290. Language: English (Indian dialect). Published: July 12, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
This book is the third in a series of books that constitute the Memoirs of a retired Indian Foreign Service officer. The Memoirs recount memorable parts of the author's forty years as a diplomat. This book is based on the author's posting in Moscow during the Soviet era.
Honourable King
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Price: Free! Words: 5,640. Language: English. Published: July 11, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography
Caught up in the Pacific slave trading during 1862, William Ellis watched astounded as their frail canoes were smashed to pieces and the natives herded below decks at gunpoint into the hold, Taken by force, the natives were destined as slaves to work in the coffee plantations and silver mines of Peru.
The Soul of Beth - The Luminous Black Dahlia
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 15,340. Language: English. Published: July 11, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Other biographies
Beth (Elizabeth Short), posthumously known as The Black Dahlia, was the victim of one of the most notorious unsolved crimes of the 20th century. Believing that she was unjustly portrayed in books and movies, her friend, Juanita Spinos describes her in The Soul of Beth as a strikingly beautiful, dignified, compassionate, and caring friend to be cherished and honored forever.
Just When I Thought It Was Over
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Price: $4.95 USD. Words: 10,250. Language: English. Published: July 11, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
This book is about the author's life and how she defeated the odds of her childhood to become a successful college student, loving mother and wife. She always had dreams of becoming a professional career woman, but after an unexpected turn in life, she found herself secretly battling depression and anxiety. However, through the support of family and personal determination, she regained faith.
I Didn't Know Biomedical Engineering Was an Option
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Price: Free! Words: 8,480. Language: English. Published: July 10, 2014. Category: Essay » Sociology
This book gives one woman's perspective, from personal experience, on the lack of minority group representation in the STEM fields.
Mayuco - Un Migrante Afortunado
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 12,430. Language: Spanish. Published: July 10, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Mayuco es un migrante afortunado. Tuvo la oportunidad de legalizar su estancia en los Estados Unidos gracias a una ley emitida en 1987. Este relato es un tributo ofrecido a su excelente manera de ser, su sinceridad y sus buenas intenciones que lo destacan como una persona ejemplar. El libro está escrito en un lenguaje sencillo y fácil de comprender por toda la familia.