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Coming to Astoria: An Immigrant's Tale
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 48,810. Language: English. Published: December 10, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Cultural heritage, Fiction » Coming of age
(3.00 from 5 reviews)
Why do children growing up together in the same household turn out so completely different? How can a child raised in a family of twelve be so lonely? Coming to Astoria takes the reader on a journey of self-discovery which is humorous, entertaining, and educational. This is a fascinating human interest story filled with poignant memories about growing up alone in a large family.
Tall Poppies Along the Yarra
Price: Free! Words: 91,930. Language: Australian English. Published: February 15, 2015 by Port Campbell Press. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Cultural heritage, Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography
Many individuals with vision and drive made Victoria's Yarra Valley the vibrant place it is today. The stories of William Barak, Robert Hoddle, John Monash, Neil Doutlas, John Landy, Ian Penrose and seven others are told here. Many people don't know them, but young and old will be inspired by their stories.
The White Aborigine
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 96,860. Language: English. Published: April 10, 2013 by MoshPit Publishing. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Cultural heritage, Nonfiction » Biography » Military biography
(4.50 from 2 reviews)
In the way life imitates art, Gerry Walshe's life began in a way similar to that of Steve Martin's character Navin R. Johnson in the movie 'The Jerk'. Gerry Walshe spent his early years living as an Australian Aborigine. As the illegitimate son of a Roman Catholic woman, he was given away to a tribal Aboriginal woman at the age of four months. This is his story - an Australian story.
Beatles: The Untold Story
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 75,280. Language: English. Published: May 15, 2012 by A-Argus Better Book Publishers. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Celebrity biography, Nonfiction » Biography » Cultural heritage
An investigative reporter delves into the rumor of the death and replacement of Paul McCartney
A Changing World
Series: History Comes to Life, Book 3. Price: $2.85 USD. Words: 62,000. Language: English. Published: January 28, 2012 by Mereo Books. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Modern / 20th Century, Nonfiction » Biography » Cultural heritage
A Changing World is the third in a quartet of books by Terence Kearey dealing with aspects of life in Britain through the centuries from the perspective of his own family. It focuses on the years from the 1930s through to the 1960s and covers a period when the country was at times in turbulence and chaos and changing faster that it ever has before or since.
White River Junctions
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 77,360. Language: English. Published: September 19, 2012 by f/64 Publishing. Categories: Nonfiction » History » North America, Nonfiction » Biography » Cultural heritage
This fascinating look at White River Junction relates the history of this Vermont river town to the country at large. Norman puts faces, names, and anecdotes to the forces that shaped the American Century. The opening chapters tell the town's story through histories of the railroad and several buildings. The final chapters introduce residents whose lives show a town--and country--in transition.
From Smuggling to Cotton Kings - the Greg Story
Price: $2.85 USD. Words: 34,230. Language: English. Published: March 20, 2012 by Mereo Books. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Cultural heritage, Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography
This book covers a period when Britain was the cradle of change and innovation in many fields - commerce, agriculture, manufacturing, finance and the development of democratic political structures and it goes on to portray the slow decline of a family-based industrial enterprise under the political, social and economic pressures of the late 19th and 20th centuries.
Catching Butterflies
Price: Free! Words: 103,130. Language: English. Published: June 11, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir, Nonfiction » Biography » Cultural heritage
(5.00 from 1 review)
The random memories of my Dad's life as told in his unique and N'awlins gumbo style. The Spirit of Louisiana, and the Big Easiness of New Orleans, flows through these recollections reflecting his ever present joie de vivre. For 6 years, Dad sent 2 or 3 stories every other week to each of his 8 children in the mail. Come and "catch a butterfly" with Pops as his life is captured one smile at a time.
Run, Run, Run: A Young Boy's Journey through the Cambodian Tragedy
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 89,950. Language: English. Published: June 21, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Cultural heritage, Nonfiction » History » Asian
Survival is the game - death must be avoided. How to avoid the genocide? Even more problematic, how does a five year old boy escape starvation, execution, and fatal illness? How can a young boy maintain family ties when Pol Pot is cutting families apart by assignment to different, far removed camps? This is the story. It is a true story and is utterly amazing. In the survivor's own words.
Childhood Memories of Gorebridge
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 20,260. Language: English. Published: January 20, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Social history, Nonfiction » Biography » Cultural heritage
Gorebridge, just ten miles south of Edinburgh, Scotland, is a typical village. "Childhood Memories" is a look back at the author's early memories, growing up in the 1960's and 1970's. Family, friends, school, leisure, and local tradition play their part in shaping a youngster. Each chapter is a personal accounts of adventures, interactions and memories of childhood life 'back in the day'.
Journey To Josie
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 20,460. Language: English. Published: February 15, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Parenting » Adoption, Nonfiction » Biography » Cultural heritage
A Chinese-American adopts a child from China and, along the way, addresses some long-buried issues from being raised in a small California town where his family was the sole Chinese family.
"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.
Boredom is Anti-Life: 250 Anecdotes and Stories
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 29,350. Language: English. Published: April 28, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Celebrity biography, Nonfiction » Biography » Cultural heritage
A Sample: Ballerina Tanaquil Le Clercq paid no attention to the superstition that it is bad luck to whistle in a dressing room, but she once shared a dressing room with a ballerina who did. Because the only way to get rid of the bad luck is to go outside the dressing room and twirl three times, Ms. Le Clercq says that “for one whole season I spent more time twirling off stage than on.”
History, Heroism and Home
Series: History Comes to Life, Book 2. Price: $2.85 USD. Words: 58,210. Language: English. Published: February 20, 2012 by Mereo Books. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography, Nonfiction » Biography » Cultural heritage
History, Heroism & Home is the second in a quartet of books by Terence Kearey. It deals with life in Britain through the centuries from the perspective of his family. It relates how the Ciardha (‘Ciar’s people’) in the Ireland of the Dark Ages evolved into the modern Keareys, how holders of that name laboured, loved and fought through the centuries.
Cuentos y Recuerdos: La Colección Latina
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 20,570. Language: Spanish. Published: June 4, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Biography » Cultural heritage
La Colección Latina incluye "Recuerdos de Antes y Entonces", "Una Noche con B.B.", "El Velorio de Maya", y "La Chancleta".
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.
Coleshanger
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 67,770. Language: British English. Published: November 20, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Cultural heritage, Nonfiction » History » European
“If it can be said a village has a life, then this is a biography.” Norman Williams (1908-1969)
Muslims Call Him Isa, Some Call Him Savior
You set the price! Words: 23,480. Language: English. Published: October 2, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Cultural heritage
Reconciliation requires time to listen to Muslims. There is no shortcut to listening. Also, knowing and becoming part of their eastern worldview creates acceptance, regardless of my western background. A western world view easily views spirituality like a postage stamp on an envelope in terms of religious and non-religious involvement. The eastern world view is the complete envelope.
El Maco
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 20,990. Language: Spanish. Published: July 10, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Cultural heritage
El Maco fue un hombre ordinario que vivió en la región de Navojoa entre 1920 y 1980 en el vendaval de la lucha posrevolucionaria por obtener tierras y se convirtió sin notarlo en un actor relevante del movimiento agrarista. En esta obra se da cuenta de sus anhelos y sus esfuerzos y se rinde homenaje a él y a quienes a su lado forjaron el México de hoy al reclamar sin tregua sus derechos.
Yiddish Lost and Found: Eavesdropping on the Ancestors
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 21,980. Language: English. Published: November 23, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Cultural heritage, Nonfiction » Social Science » Jewish studies
Yiddish learner and novelist Ellen Galford (author of The Dyke and the Dybbuk, The Fires of Bride and other feminist cult classics) takes a short, sharp look at the fragmentary, battered but tenacious Yiddish that survived three generations of her family’s journey from the Russian Pale of Settlement to the fleshpots of the Bronx and the wilds of New Jersey.

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