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Beads on a String-America's Racially Intertwined Biographical History
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 168,310. Language: English. Published: May 14, 2010 by Inknbeans Press. Category: Nonfiction » History » Reference
History was written in more than Black and White. With hyperlinks and videos Beads on a String-America’s Racially Intertwined Biographical History never stops celebrating our heritages and lauds loudly the accomplishments of all races that helped make America the great country it has become. (Newest version 5/29/2012)
Lifeliner: The Judy Taylor Story
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Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 67,180. Language: English. Published: May 21, 2010. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Woman biographies
Judy Taylor relished her simple happy life. She had a loving husband, three young daughters, a beautiful suburban home. But after intestinal blood clots annihilated her guts, Judy faced starving to death in a cold Toronto hospital. The year was 1970. Judy lived two more decades without eating. "Lifeliner" is about her inspirational story from death to life, from ordinary woman to medical pioneer.
Olga - A Daughter's Tale
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Price: Free! Words: 51,440. Language: English. Published: June 7, 2010. Category: Fiction » Literature » Biographical
Based on a true story. Set in Kingston and England when Jamaica was the jewel in the crown of the British Empire, ‘Olga – A Daughter’s Tale’ is the saga of one family’s history, heritage and culture - obeah, a form of witchcraft. It is the story of an innocent young woman and how world events, personal tragedy and malicious intent all combined to separate her from her beloved family.
Blessed Lucy of Narni
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Price: Free! Words: 7,070. Language: English. Published: June 24, 2010. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Religious biography
Lady Georgiana Fullerton's short, reverent biography of Blessed Lucy of Narni. From SQPN Books.
Running to Paradise
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Price: $4.95 USD. Words: 26,830. Language: English. Published: June 28, 2010. Category: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Catholicism
This is the true story of a young Catholic priest who runs a marathon and has a crisis of faith.
A Letter to the Establishment: The Cautionary Tale of Hunter S. Thompson
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 3,940. Language: English. Published: July 18, 2010 by White Sun Press. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Literary biography
Drug-crazed, iconic, outrageous--Hunter S. Thompson’s own reputation as the rock star writer of the 1970s obscured the meaning behind much of his work, even for many of his fans. An essay on Hunter S. Thompson as a journalist, and the implications and intention behind his style of “gonzo journalism” on current day media…as well as what set him apart.
Blue Men, A Short Memoir of 1968
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,010. Language: English. Published: July 23, 2010. Category: Nonfiction » Inspiration » Personal inspiration
“The Flower Children Are Blue Men Everywhere.” It was 1968, the United States was in turmoil, and those lyrics encompassed the times in more ways than one. For one young man, coming of age in 1968 was to realize more truths about himself than about the times in which he lived. One teacher in particular showed him the way, a teacher he hated. This brief memoir is about enduring lessons learned.
Lenny, Lefty, and the Chancellor: The Len Bias Tragedy and the Search for Reform in Big-time College Basketball
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Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 131,290. Language: English. Published: August 20, 2010 by Bancroft Press. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Basketball
On June 19, 1986, Len Bias, one of the greats of college basketball, destined for NBA stardom, died of a cocaine overdose. The nation was stunned, and for the next several months, millions followed the unfolding tragedy at University of Maryland. In this account, Baltimore Sun reporter C. Fraser Smith examines the abuses that led to the Bias tragedy, and the crucial reform that followed.
Buckingham's Man: Balthazar Gerbier
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Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 101,480. Language: English. Published: August 27, 2010 by Bev Editions. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography
Balthazar Gerbier, an artist and architect, connoisseur and curator, secret agent and diplomat, a friend of Rubens and counsellor to kings, his life offers a window into dazzling 17th century England and Europe. Gerbier assembled the famous art collection for the Duke of Buckingham at London's York House. Lita-Rose Betcherman has written the definitive and long-awaited biography of Gerbier.
Writing: Step By Step
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 49,300. Language: English. Published: September 4, 2010. Category: Nonfiction » Publishing » Self-publishing
This book was written to people that would like to become a writer or would like to write a book about their life. It will give you the information you need to get your book published and printed in paperback or hardback copies. It covers things that other books won't tell you. If you are serious about writing a book, you should read this book before you start.