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Ellen: a woman of spirit
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Price: $9.95 USD. Words: 43,920. Language: Australian English. Published: July 25, 2012 by Network Creative Services. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography
Ellen: a woman of spirit by Noelene Allen is the extraordinary true story of a woman whose life journey is told with sympathy, compassion and above all honesty. The strength of the women of the Kelly family becomes clear as the reader shares many previously untold anecdotes of the life of the mother of Australia’s most famous bushranger, Ned Kelly.
Hip Hop
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Series: History of Hip Hop, Book 6 · Adventures in Journalism, Book 8. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 26,980. Language: English. Published: January 25, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Music » Rap and hip hop
(5.00 from 1 review)
In the early 1980s, I became the first reporter to travel to the South Bronx to document the origins of hip hop and this book remains the most authentic portrait of the first generation. It was recently updated with never-before-seen photos and illustrations.
The Last Great Outlaw
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 14,440. Language: English. Published: February 4, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Celebrity biography
Tom Forcade came roaring out of the Arizona desert to become the most overlooked figure in the history of the American counterculture. He founded High Times while becoming one of the biggest pot dealers of his time.
Adventurers Against Their Will: Extraordinary World War II Stories of Survival, Escape, and Connection-Unlike Any Others
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Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 86,110. Language: English. Published: April 2, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Cultural heritage
2013 Global Ebook Award Winner: Nonfiction Biography Sorting through her parents belongings after their deaths, Joanie Holzer Schirm discovered an extraordinary lost world. Hand-written on faded and brittle stationary, stamped by censors, were 400 letters from 78 correspondents-along with carbon copies of the letters her Czech father had sent to them during World War II. An unforgettable story!
Stieg Larsson Man Myth & Mistress
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 44,630. Language: English. Published: May 31, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Literary biography
Is Lisbeth Salander a feminist — or a comic book avenger? Is her creator Stieg Larsson a feminist — or a prurient, violent hack? What is the Millennium Trilogy really about? Is it literature or vicarious violence and sex? Should Eva Gabrielsson be in charge of the Girl franchise? Should there be a second Salander Trilogy? Who built the Stieg Larsson myth, and is any of it true?
A Luminous Future
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 111,640. Language: English. Published: May 25, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » History » European
(5.00 from 20 reviews)
The Second World War is over but the lives of the inhabitants of Lupoaia (Valley of the Wolves), a little village in Transylvania, are thrown into turmoil with the imposition of drastic, senseless changes by a new regime, intent on creating a new man for a new society. The new totalitarian government threatens to eliminate the Flonta family by declaring Teodor's father an 'enemy of the people.'
Tháng Ba Gãy Súng
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 44,630. Language: Vietnamese. Published: June 2, 2011 by Kệ Sách eBook. Category: Nonfiction » History » War
Tháng Ba Gãy Súng Hồi ký chiến tranh Cao Xuân Huy ebook edition Kệ Sách xuất bản - 2011 Smashwords phát hành ISBN 978-1-4524-2439-2
Fire Sail: A Miraculous Attainment of a Family's Dream – Part 1
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 87,150. Language: English. Published: April 2, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
(4.00 from 1 review)
This is a true, almost unbelievable story, of how our Maine family, over a 7-year period and on a shoestring budget, with sweat, tenacity, and what we conceded as Divine Intervention, managed to build a beautiful and seaworthy 40-foot sailboat. Then, a couple of years later, sell most everything we owned, enroll our 2 sons in correspondence school, and sail away for a 2-year adventure.
The Importance of Being Shine
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 99,540. Language: English. Published: February 4, 2013 by Inknbeans Press. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Mamma named me Shine not just because of my sunshine colored fur, but because the day she came to get me I was shining with excitement. There I lived all my days: just me and Mamma, a dog named Luna, 59 cats, a one winged pigeon and an infamous rodent. This is my story...
Fifty Shades of Arugula at the Psychiatric Salad Bar
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 36,040. Language: English. Published: November 15, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
This book is a diverse collection of short satirical pieces. There are rants against the Social Security Admin ; the customer service of Comcast, the perks of being a monopoly and a story about the shared horror of a trip to the RMV. Stories of life experiences include my first visit to an ashram: being one of the last people on earth to get a cell phone; and a trip to the Nervous Hospital.
Prisoner of War (POW) #74324
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 62,940. Language: English. Published: March 7, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
(5.00 from 1 review)
Real heroes aren’t born. Rather, they are ordinary people who have risen to meet seemingly insurmountable challenges in the face of adversity. What really defines a person is the way they face those obstacles and overcome them. We don’t have to look to Hollywood to find examples; in fact, we need look no further than our backyards. My backyard, that is. My father, my dad, John Stermscheg, is such
Raven's Flight
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 56,820. Language: English. Published: November 18, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
(5.00 from 1 review)
This autobiography tells the fascinating tale of a woman's life through 7 decades from World War II into the 21st century, a journey of growing up and growing wiser in America.
Crawl Walk Run
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 47,840. Language: English. Published: July 28, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
This is Jennifer’s story of overcoming both a Traumatic Brain Injury and Cancer at the age of fourteen. Despite the adversities, Jennifer went on to receive her Masters degree in Holistic Health and now uses her life to empower and inspire others to live their best life.
My Only Crime Was Being Born - An Autobiography, Volume 1
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Series: My Only Crime Was Being Born, an autobiography, Volume 1. Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 111,280. Language: English. Published: June 15, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
I was born on Friday the 13th, the only Friday the 13th incidently, in the year I was born. I have led an interesting life, with many strange, odd incidents. However some good things happened which you see when I show you the wonderful letters my "Pen Pal" from Hong Kong wrote me and finally after six years we got together. I write about school, college baseball, bad jobs with great satire.
Without A Song
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 70,200. Language: Australian English. Published: September 5, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Music » Jazz
a jazz life; intimate and inspirational. saxophone, sydney jazz, heroin addiction, buddhism. awakening.
It's Only a Life -- But It's My Life
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 75,970. Language: English. Published: August 22, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
(5.00 from 1 review)
A glorious cornucopia of real life adventures. She shares the mantra which carried her through difficult times. Her description of travels paint pictures of wondrous sights in the United States, Canada and Mexico. Men were attracted to her colorful way of life. Their stories add space to the later years. At 92 years Esther is still going strong.
Tragedies and Triumph: The Story of a Quadriplegic
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 11,740. Language: English. Published: January 7, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
True story of a man facing a devastating injury. Heartwarming and tragic.
The Sea of Talmud: A Brief and Personal Introduction
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 21,450. Language: English. Published: June 8, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Judaism / Talmud
(5.00 from 3 reviews)
Scholarly yet readable, The Sea of Talmud combines basic, authoritative information on the Talmud with the author’s unique and personal journey to traditional Judaism. Tracing the history of the Talmud from its origins in ancient Israel and Babylon to Internet-based texts, Dr. Abramson describes the excitement and thrill of studying Talmud from an insider’s perspective.
Never Be Afraid: A Belgian Jew in the French Resistance
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 110,050. Language: English. Published: December 7, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography
"Never Be Afraid: A Belgian Jew in the French Resistance" is the story of a Belgian Jew who flees to southern France with his family when the Nazis invade, poses as a Christian, and joins the French Resistance to fight Hitler’s Nazis. Bernard Mednicki's story, in the best tradition of the famous Yiddish writers, is a glorious refutation of the myth that the Jews went like "lambs to the slaughter."
For the Love of Beirut
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 84,100. Language: English. Published: June 10, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
(5.00 from 3 reviews)
This is a serious story of war told with both humor and gravity from a young boy's perspective, a perspective that matures and broadens as he comes of age. Boyhood escapades that rival Tom Sawyer and Huck Finn are part of everyday life in Lebanon along with more daring deeds and just-in-time Houdini escapes. When Sam moves to show all in America what is happening in Beirut, he pays dearly.