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A Visit From Voltaire
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 105,080. Language: English. Published: November 7, 2011 by Eyes and Ears. Category: Fiction » Holiday » Christmas
Nominated for the UK's Orange Prize for Fiction in 2004, A Visit From Voltaire brings the incorrigible 18th-century troublemaker back to life as he haunts the Swiss farmhouse of a newly-arrived American and her family. Over the course of a single winter, a comic Voltaire evolves from the Houseguest-from-Hell into her wisest friend, teaching her how to live life to the fullest. Funny and original.
Anne of the Borders - The Story of Anne Hepple, Author, 1877-1959 - by Mary Rawnsley & Wendy Bell Scott
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 10,650. Language: English. Published: April 6, 2012 by Blue Button Publications. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Literary biography
Written to mark the 50th anniversary of the death of Anne Hepple, novelist, who lived most of her life in Northumberland and Berwickshire. Her books, which often feature thinly-disguised local places have been read and enjoyed worldwide. Print Version Published 2009.
Beyond the Clouds; Why I Became a Military Writer
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Price: Free! Words: 2,250. Language: English. Published: June 14, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
Mark Berent is a well-known author of many Vietnam airwar books and articles. In this article he recounts the people and events that motivated him to write. As he says: "They're out there now, somewhere beyond our eyes, beyond the clouds, rolling and soaring in towering cathedrals flying beautiful airplanes that need only the fuel of their love. These are the men I honor...
The Great Gatsby: A Reader's Guide to the F. Scott Fitzgerald Novel
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 10,650. Language: English. Published: July 3, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » Study guides - Literature
This new guide gives you an in-depth analysis of The Great Gatsby, unlocking its more confusing aspects, making the book accessible and enjoyable, and helping you uncover all the details that make up the story. Included in this guide is a biography of author F. Scott Fitzgerald, a look at the book's context, its literary elements, and detailed chapter summaries and analysis.
Secrets to a Great Author Biography
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Price: Free! Words: 1,270. Language: British English. Published: July 4, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Publishing » Self-publishing
Learn a few easy secrets to writing a great author biography that will entice potential readers to read your book/s.
Newbie Author - This Chick's Journey To Becoming A Self-Published Author
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 8,270. Language: English. Published: June 2, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Publishing » Self-publishing
I have written of my experiences after self-publishing my first novel and have compiled them together in order to share. Each Chapter represents updates on my own journey over the months, this isn’t a how to book, this is a book of me sharing specifically what I did, my own trials, success and defeats into going the indie route in self-publishing a novel.