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On the Periphery: David Sylvian - A Biography by Christopher Young
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 243,900. Language: English. Published: May 7, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Celebrity biography
At last, the definitive biography of David Sylvian. This book — which has taken 3 years to complete — tracks the period of Sylvian’s solo career from 1982 to 2015. As well as being one of popular music’s most innovative and influential composers, Sylvian is an enigmatic and complex man, and the musical, personal, and spiritual journey he has undertaken over the last three decades is profound.
Tears of a Child by Louise Kinnear
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 19,770. Language: English (South African dialect). Published: May 30, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Parenting » Childhood development
This book is about a little girl who had family so close to here, yet so far in her need of help. She protected her little sister to ensure that what happened to her, will never happen to her sister. The parents were to busy fighting with each other and did not notice that their little girl was fighting a tremendous battle of her own. The girl finally broke down & had to face her own demons alone.
The Tao of Cob: How a Kansas Grandmother Built Her Own Natural Home in the Woods by Dorethy Hancock
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 43,420. Language: English. Published: May 18, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Architecture, Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
The Tao of Cob is a how-to book on earthen-house building, written as a memoir in Dorethy's pithy, homespun philosophical voice.
Our Frugal Summer in Charente: An Expat's Kitchen Garden Journal by Sarah Jane Butfield
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 24,660. Language: English. Published: March 17, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Cooking, Food, Wine, Spirits » Specific ingredients / vegetables, Nonfiction » Biography » Woman biographies
Meet Sarah Jane, a woman with a reputation for culinary catastrophe who tries to keep her family fed in challenging circumstances in rural France.
See You Now: A Memoir of Shane's Triumph Over SMA by Lisa Oltmans
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 57,490. Language: English. Published: May 15, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Self-improvement » Motivation and inspiration
This book is a memoir of triumph and miracles. You always have the choice to either give up or fight. This is the story of the fight to live in spite of insurmountable odds. Maybe giving up is the easiest choice, but we never picked the easy way. Shane received a death diagnosis at the tender age of 8 weeks old. According to the medical books, death by age 2. Fortunately, Shane couldn't read.
Memories of the Great Divide by J. R. Patee
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 37,710. Language: English. Published: December 13, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Bicycling
A memoir of two guys ride along the Continental Divide. Their route followed the Great Divide Mountain Bike Route from Banff Canada to the Mexican Border and is listed as the longest mountain bike ride in the world traversing the lower Canadian Rockies, Montana, Idaho, Wyoming, Colorado, New Mexico ending at the border area of Antelope Wells
From Hindsight to Insight: A Traditional to Metaphysical Memoir by Sharon S Darrow
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 43,370. Language: English. Published: August 25, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » New Age » Meditation
Amazing true experiences from one woman's life, from suicide, Hells Angels, bi-polar disorder, families, congressman, alzheimers, kittens, ghosts, animal communication, children, autism, building a business, National Association of Professional Women, reincarnation, cancer, dealing with death, business failure, spirituality, business success, Syda Yoga, knife wielding hitchhikers, and more.
Rescued: The Stories of 12 Cats, Through Their Eyes by Janiss Garza
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 51,630. Language: English. Published: March 18, 2015 by FitCat Publishing. Categories: Nonfiction » Home and Garden » Pets & livestock, Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
Rescued: The Stories of 12 Cats, Through Their Eyes contains the true-life stories of 12 rescue cats, each one told through the feline’s own perspective. Funny, tragic, earthy and inspiring, this artfully-compiled anthology was edited by Janiss Garza, renowned author and columnist for CatChannel online.
Letter from Alabama: The Inspiring True Story of Strangers Who Saved a Child and Changed a Family Forever by David Workman
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 50,350. Language: English. Published: July 7, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Parenting » Adoption, Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
"Letter from Alabama" is the inspiring true story of two children orphaned and abandoned, then saved by grace and a family's love -- and by a startling letter that traveled hundreds of miles and changed everything. The book richly and intimately portrays what life in America was like over several decades of the 20th century before era of the Internet and instant communication.
In the Shadow of Empires by Sir Jens
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 34,930. Language: English. Published: April 28, 2013 by First Break. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Medieval, Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography
In the Shadow of Empires is an easily accessible account of the historic Vlad Dracula, the events he shaped and the events that shaped him. The narrative follows Vlad Dracula from cradle to grave and specifically avoids discussing vampires, apart from where it is absolutely necessary to link the historic person to nineteenth century fiction writing.
A Stretcher Bearer's Story by Tony Yarwood
Price: $1.95 USD. Words: 45,150. Language: British English. Published: May 27, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Military biography(5.00 from 7 reviews)
A stretcher bearers story details how the Red Cross was formed and why. It highlights heroes from past and present conflicts who helped wounded comrades on the battlefield. The author then describes his role as a stretcher bearer during the Falklands War in 1982 during the battles for Darwin Hill & Goose Green.
Death Valley Madam by R. B. Griffith
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 89,680. Language: English. Published: January 18, 2012 by Arrowhead Classics Publishing Co.. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Woman biographies, Nonfiction » Sex and Relationships » Prostitution
The story of a woman during the Great Depression who left her family farm in Missouri, at the age of 16 to make her way in life in San Francisco. Instead of finding legitimate work, however, she worked as a prostitute and then a madam -- for the next 60 plus years.
What Women Want by Lauren Atterbery
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 30,890. Language: English. Published: July 24, 2014 by Indigo River Publishing. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Military biography
Why aren't your relationships working? Because you can't figure out what women want! Throw away all your misconceptions about woman and let an expert reinvent your dating life.
I, the People: How Marvin Zindler Busted the Best Little Whorehouse in Texas by Gary Taylor
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 35,200. Language: English. Published: January 16, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » History » American, Nonfiction » Biography » Criminals & outlaws
Behind the scenes of The Best Little Whorehouse in Texas lies an authentic true crime history yarn just as entertaining and as much a part of the Lone Star State’s many fabled legends. In I, the People, veteran Houston journalist Gary Taylor recreates the real story behind the closing of the Chicken Ranch and explains the forces that unleashed TV icon Marvin Zindler upon the national scene.
Taos Soul: Love Stories, Heroes, and Wild Adventure by John Hamilton Farr
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 50,960. Language: English. Published: October 12, 2010. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
"It was Friday afternoon, and the post office was full of Indians..." From the opening sentence, you know you're in a different world. Part memoir, nature writing, black comedy, confession, and journal of spiritual discovery, Taos Soul is a collection of 62 true stories about life in an old adobe at 7,000 feet in northern New Mexico from 2005 to 2010. (See Buffalo Lights book for earlier years)
You Guys are Good - for Girls! One Woman's Musical Breakthrough in a Male-Dominated World by Donna R. Gataletto
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 55,290. Language: English. Published: April 3, 2015 by Gegensatz Press. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Music » Individual Composer & Musician
The autobiography of the leader of several all-woman electric bands in the 1960s and 1970s.
After the Bitter Comes the Sweet by Dori Jones Yang
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 135,590. Language: English. Published: May 19, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
After growing up in poverty in wartime China, Yulin Wang married Sidney Rittenberg, an idealistic American who had stayed in China to help the Communists after 1949. Working for Radio Peking, they had four children and a good life until the Cultural Revolution, when her husband was jailed on false charges. Her memoir is a tale of determination, resilience, and struggle.
Whistling In The Wind by Albert McKnight
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 50,670. Language: English. Published: July 27, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Religious biography
This autobiography of Rev. Fr. Albert J. McKnight, C.S.Sp., a Black Catholic Priest who helped spearhead the economic development of Afro-Americans in Louisiana, but is now spearheading a spiritual revival seen as the only true means to authentic liberation and real equality.
How I Accidentally Started the Sixties by Howard Bloom
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 73,760. Language: English. Published: November 10, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
“This is a monumental, epic, glorious literary achievement. Every page, every paragraph, every sentence sparkles with captivating metaphors, delightful verbal concoctions, alchemical insights, philosophic whimsy, absurd illogicals, scientific comedy routines, relentless, non-stop waves of hilarity. The comparisons to James Joyce are undeniable. Wow! Whew! Wild! Wonderful!”" Timothy Leary