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Vermont Wild, Adventures of Vermont Fish & Game Wardens, Vol.1
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 51,870. Language: English. Published: April 5, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Humor and satire
Hilarious, true Vermont game warden encounters with lovesick moose, hungry bears, raucous raccoons, wily poachers, a nutty hunting dog and the most ingenious use of dynamite you’ll ever read! Anyone of any age who enjoys reading or listening to well-written outdoor stories will love this book.
Actress in Spite of Herself: The Life of Anna Cora Mowatt
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 50,880. Language: English. Published: April 16, 2011 by Ad Stellae Books. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Woman biographies, Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography
Anna Cora Mowatt holds an important place in American theater history. She was the first woman to give public readings; she wrote the first social satire for the stage; and, having become a star overnight without previous acting experience, she was the first American to make the acting profession for women respectable--proving that a lady could be an actress and an actress a lady. Ages 12 up.
Movies International: America's Best, Britain's Finest
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 145,770. Language: English. Published: May 2, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Consumer guides, Nonfiction » Entertainment » Entertainment industry
British moviegoers love U.S. films. Why? A cinema manager in London's East End told me: "People come to the movies to get lost. They don't want to see Frank Sinatra in a U.K. movie, treading the same dreary streets they live in, day in, day out. They want Frank transported to a magic world, or a different world. That's what Hollywood supplies. British films are too realistic, too down-to-earth."
Life Writer's Guide
Price: Free! Words: 13,870. Language: English. Published: May 7, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills
The Life Writer's Guide is a simple guide to writing about your own or anyone else's life. A fun little book for any memoir, autobiography or biography writer who is looking for practical advice or a bit of inspiration. With chapters on research, how to get started and how to keep going this is a lovely addition to anyone's collection.
Willie – The Man, the Myth and the Era, Conspiracy and The Sting
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 17,540. Language: English. Published: May 7, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Biography, Nonfiction » Biography » Political biography
"Willie – The Man, the Myth and the Era" is the historical and biographical account of California’s Willie Brown and the era in which he served in the legislature. "Conspiracy" and "The Sting" are two chapters that involve calculated attempts to depose or otherwise destroy this brilliant politician and the battles that ensued.
Willie – The Man, the Myth and the Era, The Speakership Battles
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 40,740. Language: English. Published: May 9, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Biography, Nonfiction » Biography » Political biography
Willie – The Man, the Myth and the Era is the historical and biographical account of California’s Willie Brown and the era in which he served in the legislature. "The 1974 Speakership Battle," "The 1980 Speakership Battle" and "The Willie Brown Show" are three chapters that involve the contest to become the Assembly Speaker, perhaps the most powerful politician in the State of California.
Coming in to Land – the memoirs of Wing Commander Bill Malins DFC
Price: $4.85 USD. Words: 65,160. Language: English. Published: May 12, 2011 by Memoirs Publishing. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Military biography, Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography
'Coming in to land' is the story of an Oxfordshire boy who grew up to be a war hero. It starts with his early life on his parents’ farm in the 1920s, it goes on to where he fights for his country in the RAF during the Second World War. He was awarded the Distinguished Flying Cross for bravery in action whilst flying behind enemy lines following a daring reconnaissance mission over Belgium.
Never work with children or animals
Price: $4.85 USD. Words: 51,780. Language: English. Published: May 12, 2011 by Memoirs Publishing. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Celebrity biography
John Stirling starred in early TV shows such as 'The Four Just Men' and 'The Quatermass Experiment'. He was a successful child actor on TV & radio before starting a colourful career backstage working with a host of stars of the 1960s, 70s and 80s as a producer/director, including Jimmy Edwards, Marti Caine, Billy Fury, Bob Monkhouse, Dusty Springfield, Danny La Rue and The Beatles.
Introduction to Frankenstein: Origins and Aftermath
Series: Tales of the Mythic World, Book 1. Price: Free! Words: 18,770. Language: English. Published: May 24, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » Study guides - English (insert language book was written in)
In the summer of 1816, five young people came together on the shores of Lake Geneva. It would be one of the most important events in literary history and result in the creation of a work that would never go out of print. That work is the novel Frankenstein. This is the story of how it all happened, and the tragedy that struck in its aftermath. Painstakingly researched and thoroughly documented.
From Holocaust to Innovation
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 43,990. Language: English. Published: May 26, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » History » Biography
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Biography of Holocaust survivor who lost all his family. He recovered and became a productive industrialist. The story starts at childhood in Poland. The horrible world-war II events terminated at Auschwitz concentration camp. The escape from the camp shortly before the end of the war. Building a new life and family in Israel as a new immigrant. Establishing an innovative factory in Israel.