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Deliverance Mary Fields, First African American Woman Star Route Mail Carrier in the United States: A Montana History
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 199,830. Language: English. Published: March 28, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Cultural heritage, Nonfiction » History » American
1885. Emancipated slave, Mary Fields, rushes to the Montana wilderness, saves her friend’s life and remains, surviving inclement weather, peril and plots against her while helping Ursuline nuns and native american girls to survive. Employing strategy, grit and goodwill toward her community for thirty years, Mary Fields manifests a personal vision of rightful independence before her death in 1914.
Remembering Shanghai: A Memoir of Socialites, Scholars and Scoundrels
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 74,420. Language: English. Published: April 30, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Cultural heritage, Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography
True stories of glamour, drama and tragedy told through five generations of a Shanghai family, from the last days of imperial rule to the Cultural Revolution.
Crash Landing: The Long Road Home
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 77,570. Language: English. Published: December 6, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir, Nonfiction » Biography » Cultural heritage
In Crash Landing, a sixty-year-old Liz Jansen sets out on a solo motorcycle quest across the Americas, seeking to understand how the experiences of her ancestors had shaped her. Three weeks later, a catastrophic crash in Alberta farmland changes her course, but not her journey. Crash Landing is a compelling, adventurous, and poignant narrative showing how the heart always knows the way home.
One Year Of Hell: The Heart-Breaking True Story Of The 1880 Seaham Colliery Disaster
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 50,380. Language: English. Published: January 4, 2019. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Cultural heritage, Nonfiction » History » Social history
This book chronicles the grief and hardship of a pit village in 1880 when 164 men and boys perished in the horrific explosion at Seaham Colliery. The terror and horrific injuries caused by the fiery blast shocked the pit village and the body of the last victim was not recovered from the mine until one year later. This is the story of “One Year of Hell” in the history of Seaham.
Alex Haley's Roots: An Author's Odyssey
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 17,570. Language: English. Published: January 16, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Cultural heritage, Nonfiction » History » North America
In 1977, following the airing of the mega hit television mini-series Roots, its author, Alex Haley, became America’s newest “folk hero." His book was a best seller, a story had captivated the world. Alex Haley was on his way to becoming the most successful author until it all fell apart. Henig investigates the unraveling of one of America’s most successful yet enigmatic authors.
Un hombre acabado
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 68,550. Language: Spanish. Published: June 29, 2016 by Libros Selectos. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Editors, journalists, & publishers, Nonfiction » Biography » Cultural heritage
Un hombre acabado (autobiografía) es considerada la obra maestra de Giovanni Papini. Un libro lleno de fuerza, con un deseo ferviente de traspasar los límites impuestos al hombre por el tiempo y el contorno. Como diría Jorge Luis Borges: “una melancólica autobiografía”. Como comienza el libro: Yo nunca he sido niño. No he tenido infancia...
留学日本:情谊酒吧
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 5,830. Language: Chinese (simplified). Published: September 15, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir, Nonfiction » Biography » Cultural heritage
《留学日本 情谊酒吧》是一部反映20世纪80年代中国留学生在日本求学及生活的小说。小说主要记述了改革开放后,赴日留学生岩岩与同胞们通过自己的努力奋斗,克服在异国遇到的种种困难,求学成功及与日本百姓友好交往的故事,作者希望通过这部小说,能够为中日两国人民友好往来及两国之间文化交流增加正能量。全书共26章,在简单交代了上世纪80年代中国赴日自费留学的背景后,作者以女主人公岩岩打工的平民酒吧为主要场景,记述了岩岩初入酒吧、开始与日本平民交往、遭遇违约、适应日本生活和社会及求学成功、立足于日本社会的全过程,同时,也展现了与岩岩同时代的中国在日留学生的学习和生活的故事,反映了善良的日本百姓对中日关系的认识及侵华战争的反省和忏悔。
Sgt. Reckless
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 6,730. Language: English. Published: May 20, 2017 by Summary Station. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Military biography, Nonfiction » Biography » Cultural heritage
Sgt. Reckless America’s Favorite War Horse By World Watch Media Bought by the members of the United States Marine Corps in October 1952 when she was three or four years old from a young Korean stable boy named Kim Huk Moon, Sergeant Reckless was a chestnut colored horse with three white stockings and blaze. Ah Chim Hai was the horse’s original name which means “Flame of the Morning”...
Ordinary Angels: Stories of Daily Life in El Paso del Norte
Price: $5.00 USD. Words: 21,270. Language: English. Published: January 15, 2019 by L.L. Press. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir, Nonfiction » Biography » Cultural heritage
We all have a little angel in us. It’s a matter of being in the right place at the right time. This collection reveals the “Ordinary Angels” of El Paso, Texas, in real-life stories of help, healing, and comfort. This book is a collection of articles Minerva Baumann wrote for the El Paso Times between 2009 and 2011. These articles are full of interesting people, touching moments - some common,
You Bet Your Life: How I Survived Jim Crow Racism, Hurricane Chasing, and Gambling
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 33,720. Language: English. Published: May 8, 2018 by Post Hill Press. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Cultural heritage, Nonfiction » Self-improvement » Addiction & recovery
The inspiring true story of a popular national broadcaster who thought he had it all—until he lost it.
Tales of an All-Night Town
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 54,310. Language: English. Published: September 3, 2014 and represented by Dystel and Goderich Literary Management. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Cultural heritage, Nonfiction » Biography » People of color
The riveting story of the charismatic James Bollinger, law enforcer and desperado, who was shot to death in 1973 on the main street of Brooklyn, Illinois, the oldest all-black town in America, “Tales…” is also an electrifying, documentary-style portrayal of Seventies street life that has been compared to “The Executioner’s Song,” “In Cold Blood,” “The Friends of Eddie Coyle,” and “The Wire.”
First Sikh Guru: Shri Guru Nanak Sahib Ji
Series: Novels and Stories, Book 91 · Sikh Gurus: Biographies. Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 5,050. Language: English. Published: May 13, 2014 by Raja Sharma. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Cultural heritage, Nonfiction » Religion & Spirituality » Sikhism
Incarnation of divinity, a mystic, a saint, the founder of Sikhism, Shri Guru Nanak Sahib Ji was born on 13th of April, 1469, at Rai-Bhai-di, Talwandi (Now in Pakistan). It is situated now in Shekhupar District of Pakistan.
Here's to Our Far Flung Empire: An Account of a Colonial Upbringing
Price: $2.85 USD. Words: 96,980. Language: English. Published: March 24, 2012 by Mereo Books. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography, Nonfiction » Biography » Cultural heritage
Tony Orchard was a product of the British Empire at a time when Great Britain's rule across an empire that stretched from India to Singapore and Jamaica to Borneo was fast fading into history. Here’s To Our Far-Flung Empire is a fascinating and entertaining account of 17 years of conflict, comradeship, romance, adventure and excitement across the world.
"But Sir"
Price: $1.20 USD. Words: 54,490. Language: English. Published: June 16, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Australia & New Zealand, Nonfiction » Biography » Cultural heritage
This is the autobiography of Mervyn Alexander McRae, Australian, born 27th November, 1914. The book describes his early life as one of fourteen children, as a young man establishing a farm under very difficult conditions, joining the army and as a prisoner of the Japanese in World War 11. After that terrible ordeal, he became a soldier settler and raised his own family on his own farm.

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