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Confessions of a Villain
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 75,280. Language: Australian English. Published: April 17, 2016 by Power of Words. Categories: Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Industries / entertainment, Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
Imagine yourself to someday be a famous singer? Hang onto your microphone, you’re in for a bumpy ride…  NOA takes you into a world of TV auditions, music videos, profit-seeking producers and a music industry that preys on the vulnerable. Confessions of a Villain is keenly observant and insightful, a guide for others on the road to becoming creative, unique and well-known stars.
The Monkees - Caught In A False Image
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 66,500. Language: American English. Published: September 3, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Celebrity biography
The press wrote: "I was impressed. I would highly recommend this book to fans and I would rate it in my top 5 Monkees books." – Monkeemania Downunder, Australia. "Falkenberg's book would be a nice addition to any Monkees fan's collection. It's analysis is more thorough than any other book available on the market." – Band 6, The Monkees Official UK Fan Club, England.
And Then All Hell Broke Loose: Two Decades in the Middle East Summary
Price: $3.95 USD. Words: 3,320. Language: English. Published: April 4, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Editors, journalists, & publishers
This is a summary of Richard Engel’s: " And Then All Hell Broke Loose: Two Decades in the Middle East" Based on two decades of reporting, NBC’s chief foreign correspondent’s riveting story of the Middle East revolutions, the Arab Spring, war, and terrorism seen up-close—sometimes dangerously so. This summary is aimed for those who don't have the time to devour all 256 pages of the book.
A Survivor's Story
Price: $1.11 USD. Words: 1,070. Language: English. Published: April 25, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
What worked to overcome childhood abuse and forgive and overcome post traumatic stress disorder.
Conversations, With And About Gino Stefanutti
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 47,070. Language: English. Published: January 11, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Business biography, Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Business biography
The subject of this book is Gino Stefanutti - founder of, and recently retired chairman of Stefanutti Stocks, one of South Africa’s top listed construction companies.
Fishing for Freedom -- Life Lessons Learned by a Young Coastal Fisherman in the Summer of '64
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 47,210. Language: English. Published: March 23, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir, Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Commerce
(4.00 from 1 review)
A young lad of 16, spending a summer aboard his father's coastal fishing boat in the summer of 1964, begins to learn the lessons that will guide him through an active and satisfying life. And in the process, he risks life and limb, spends hours and hours just bored, and has adventures that would rival those of Tom Sawyer -- but in a totally different environment.
Just an Ordinary Woman
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 35,550. Language: English (South African dialect). Published: February 18, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
My life is curiously riveting, not because it involves wars or celebrities, quite the opposite. I'm just an ordinary woman, who thanks to unwise decisions and some plain old bad luck, has spent the last forty years stumbling from one disaster to the next. This is my story.
A Drop in the Night, The Life and Secret Mission of a WW II Airman
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 41,640. Language: English. Published: August 14, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » War, Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
Read the true account of a WW II Airman assigned to a top secret mission. "A Drop in the Night" preserves the story of Liberator flight engineer Royce Fulmer, a participant in "Operation Carpetbagger." His crew flew their missions at night, deep inside Nazi territory, dropping spies and supplies to aid the Resistance. Told in part in his own words, you will be inspired by this unique man's life.
The Real Steele: The Unauthorized Biography of Dakota Johnson
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 38,890. Language: English. Published: February 9, 2015 by Riverdale Avenue Books. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Celebrity biography
Those who don't believe in miracles should take a look at what brought Dakota Johnson from obscurity to the pinnacle of stardom as Anastasia Steele in the motion picture Fifty Shades of Grey. But who is Dakota Johnson? A surprisingly accomplished and driven actress. This is not some celebrity kid given a plum role because of her connections to old-world Hollywood.
The Prodigy - A Biography of William Sidis
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 93,210. Language: English. Published: October 10, 2011 by Crossroad Press. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Other biographies
William James Sidis (1898-1944) was born to a psychologist with some unorthodox ideas about child rearing, attended Harvard at an absurdly young age, only to fail to reach his potential. Wallace's book, the only biography of this most enigmatic of prodigies, gives us a balanced look at Sidis' up-bringing and a somewhat revisionist look at his later life.
More Faster Backwards: Rebuilding David B
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 72,960. Language: English. Published: December 16, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
(5.00 from 1 review)
More Faster Backwards is the story of Christine and Jeffrey Smith’s uncertain struggle to rebuild the Motor Vessel David B and their journey to Alaska on an untested seventy-seven year old wooden boat to begin the life of their dreams.
The Way It Was
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 23,150. Language: English. Published: February 4, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
A memoir of a depression baby whose formative years were on the home front during World War II and whose college experience enabled him to live the American Dream.
Benjamin Lundy's Last Walk
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 10,710. Language: English. Published: November 16, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
One man’s story of the struggle to help end slavery. His life was an example to other abolitionists. Slaves came to him in the dark of the night to plead for help. Every waking moment his goal was before him. Anti-slavery societies used his ideas before the Civil War. Lundy was a mentor to many abolitionists.
M.E. and me. Chronic Fatigue: My Recovery After 10 Years
Price: $3.00 USD. Words: 21,950. Language: British English. Published: June 14, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Diseases / Chronic fatigue syndrome, Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
ME/CFS is a much-misunderstood but devastating condition. Recovered author, Stuart Aken, provides insight, help, advice and hope for those affected.
January: A Woman Judge’s Season of Disillusion
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 77,900. Language: English. Published: April 9, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Law » Criminal
The first memoir from a Canadian female Superior Court judge, January follows the deepening friendship of two powerful women during a pivotal time in their lives.
Straight to Hell: True Tales of Deviance, Debauchery, and Million Dollar Deals | Summary
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 7,510. Language: English. Published: April 17, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Business biography, Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Investments & securities / bonds
The book Straight to Hell takes a look inside the world of investing and stock trading. This book is from the perspective of John LeFevre. John tells the story starting from the time he attended boarding school up until the peak of his career. He gives an uncensored look into his life and the life of many of his colleagues.
Who Stole Our Bikes?
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 64,840. Language: Commonwealth English. Published: July 16, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Adventurers & explorers, Nonfiction » Inspiration » Personal inspiration
BOOK 1: Beginning their 22 month unique, adventurous and sometimes dangerous journey Australian retirees, Bill and Pam, traded in their comfortable lifestyles to cycled and tent. From London to Italy, where surrounded by insecurities, they detoured across to Venice then south to Ancona before catching the ferry and cycling Greece where they experienced significant culture changes....
The Sky Behind Me 2nd Edition, Extended Downwind
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 98,940. Language: English. Published: June 25, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Technical Writing
The Sky Behind Me is aviation memoir, and instructional matter on Crew Resource Management. TSBM fits on shelves alongside Chickenhawk, What It is Like to Go to War, CW-2, A Final Arc of Sky: A Memoir of Critical Care and Flying: The Aviation Trilogy. Non-fiction readers who love flying and human interest tales will devour The Sky Behind Me.
Daniel Tammet: the Boy with the Incredible Story
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 68,320. Language: English. Published: February 22, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Celebrity biography, Nonfiction » Psychology » Psychopathology / autism spectrum disorders
New Edition June 2013. Many people have known for a long time that the life story of the author, celebrity and performer of intellectual feats Daniel Tammet which has been told countless times in books, TV and scientific publications is incomplete in ways that matter and questionable in too many ways to count. Let Lili Marlene show you the alternative story hiding in plain sight.
100 Bigfoot Nights: A Chilling True Story
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 36,460. Language: English. Published: March 24, 2014 by Vegas Pulse LLC. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Mythology, folklore and legend, Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
(5.00 from 7 reviews)
True story of a family tormented by Bigfoots. They have evidence to accompany their story.