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Catching Butterflies by Maurice Puyau
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.
Hidden Footprints of Unity: Beyond Tribalism and Towards a New Australian Identity by Raja Arasa Ratnam
Price: Free! Words: 64,870. Language: English. Published: October 15, 2013 by William R. Potter. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Cultural heritage
This book is the third in the series triggered by advice from the spirit world, that the author "could contribute to building a bridge" from where he came to where he now is. It is essentially about the inter-connectedness of mankind....
Tall Poppies Along the Yarra by Ron Amor & Pat Gibson-Amor
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(5.00 from 1 review)
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 Burning of Murder City USA by Michael C. Hughes
Price: $4.99 USD. (Free until Dec. 31!) Words: 66,790. Language: American English. Published: April 14, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Cultural heritage, Nonfiction » History » Modern / 20th Century
Detroit in 1950 was a bustling metropolis, the most advanced and fastest growing city on the planet at the time... "Motor City USA": a place with the brightest of futures. But by 1967 it was being called "Murder City USA" and, in July of that year, tensions that had been simmering for too many years finally blew. In four days of rioting Blackbottom, the heart and soul of old black Detroit, burned.
What We Have Lost by Robert Lee
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 81,390. Language: English. Published: February 20, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Cultural heritage, Nonfiction » Psychology » Child Abuse
Poverty comes in many forms: intellectual, emotional and financial are but a few. When mental illness pervades a family life filled with social and economic deprivation, each member is shaped by his or her choices and interactions. This biography examines one such family. It is a story of pathos and crisis, of growth and decay. It is harsh, but it is real. It is about life and it is about death.
Como apreciar a Alfonso Reyes by Alfonso Reyes
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 74,430. Language: Spanish. Published: January 17, 2014 by LD Books - Lectorum. Categories: Nonfiction » Literary criticism » Caribbean & Latin American, Nonfiction » Biography » Cultural heritage
Alfonso Reyes funda su doctrina en el hombre, en la situación y en el destino de este en el universo, por ello se interesa en su pasado y en su presente, defendiendo en muchos de sus textos el papel de América en el concierto de la cultura universal. En este libro se recorren ideas, consejos, el mundo en síntesis, sus costumbres, personajes e inquietudes poéticas.
From The Eagle's Nest: Growing Up In Goldthwaite by Glenda Geeslin Helms
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 53,470. Language: English. Published: February 21, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography, Nonfiction » Biography » Cultural heritage(5.00 from 1 review)
Growing up in the rural Texas town of Goldthwaite in the 50's and 60's was rich, not in material ways, but in the things that really mattered. Family was first; friends and community ran a close second, and life was full of adventure if you only used your imagination. In this coming of age story, a girl explores her past and her roots. It is a look back in time to the way things were then.
The Seagull's Gardener: My Father's Last Odyssey by Pam Chun
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 55,320. Language: English. Published: March 30, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Cultural heritage, Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Aging well
In the early 1900s Woody grew up running barefoot in the lush valleys of Territorial Hawaii. As he approaches ninety he insists he’s too busy to die. A tale told with photos of Old Hawaii, signature dishes, & unforgettable dreams, Pam Chun’s lyrical memoir of her father describes their bond across time and distance and her frustration of caring from him from 3,000 miles away.
The Rangity Tango Kids by Lorraine Rominger
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 73,970. Language: English. Published: July 16, 2016 by Untreed Reads. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir, Nonfiction » Biography » Cultural heritage
The Rangity Tango Kids is the story of a fifth-generation, German Catholic farm family in 1950s and 1960s California, narrated by the eldest of 17 grandchildren. Born into a loving, hard-working, highly competitive family, and united by a strong faith, every day was an adventure growing up on a bucolic American farm, a way of life that is rapidly disappearing.
Letters to Lyla by Bob Fields
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 55,210. Language: English. Published: February 16, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » American, Nonfiction » Biography » Cultural heritage
The author writes of Houlton, its river and streams, and its colorful characters and special places much like Mark Twain introduced an entire nation to frontier life in Hannibal, Missouri, the mighty Mississippi River and unforgettable people like Huckleberry Finn, Tom Sawyer, Becky Thatcher, Jim and Injun Joe. Indeed there are chapters in "Letters" that touch on everyday life in rural north
A Changing World by Terence Kearey
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.
Dragon Soul: 30 Years of Dragon Ball Fandom by Derek Padula
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 159,000. Language: English. Published: June 9, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Comics (nonfictional), Nonfiction » Biography » Cultural heritage
With a foreword from Christopher Sabat and Sean Schemmel, Dragon Soul: 30 Years of Dragon Ball Fandom is a grand celebration of the world's greatest anime and manga and it's momentous 30th Anniversary. Features 81 stories from fans in 25 countries, plus 27 stories from professionals who helped created Dragon Ball in 7 countries, and bring the series to fans across the world.
Coleshanger by Thomas Corfield
Price: $0.99 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)
A Change of Consciousness: A Hippie’s Memoir of the Sixties and Beyond by Rand L. Greenfield
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 78,670. Language: English. Published: November 11, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Cultural heritage
1968. San Francisco transformed a naïve 18-year old preppie from a small town in the Midwest into a hippie. Here are the tales of a time of seeking magic. These are the stories of an aged hippie, of the times he lived through and where they took him, the memories of an unconventional life. It began, as it must have, with sex, drugs and rock n’ roll.
Erasmo de Rotterdam by stephan zweig
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 51,290. Language: English. Published: June 23, 2019 by Luis Alberto Villamarin Pulido. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Cultural heritage, Nonfiction » History » Europe / Austria & Hungary
Erasmo de Rotterdam, un tiempo la mayor y más resplandeciente gloria de su siglo, apenas, no lo neguemos, es algo más que un nombre en el día de hoy. Sus innumerables obras, redactadas en un olvidado idioma supernacional, el latín humanístico, duermen ininterrumpidamente en las bibliotecas; apenas una sola de las que tuvieron fama universal en otro tiempo nos dice ya nada en el nuestro.
La dama se suelta el chongo by Laura Fernandez MacGregor Maza
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 59,140. Language: Spanish. Published: February 16, 2014 by LD Books - Lectorum. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Cultural heritage, Nonfiction » History » Latin America / Mexico
En La dama se suelta el chongo desfilan, con humor y entrañable sentimiento, las memorias de Laura Fernández MacGregor Maza: esposa, madre, hermana y amiga que por medio de una narración ágil, apasionada, franca, espontánea e hilarante, se suelta el chongo y nos cuenta, sin cautela, su historia.
Turning Over Stones by Michael Haley
Price: $4.95 USD. Words: 57,050. Language: English. Published: March 29, 2016 by Mirador Publishing. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir, Nonfiction » Biography » Cultural heritage
A collection of written work including biographical extracts, poems.song lyrics and a recording history, and other pieces of writing. The items are assembled in a chronological order to illustrate the life and times of the author working with words from the beginning in 1949 and finishing in 1998. Each individual creation is preceded by a short descriptive text adding further to the understanding.
No Joe Bloggs by Joe Morris
Price: $4.95 USD. Words: 137,810. Language: English. Published: January 26, 2015 by Mirador Publishing. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Cultural heritage, Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
My book is an affectionate account of my life journey, growing up in Ilford, Essex, fond childhood memories, family anecdotes, my parents, grandparents, an abundance of quirkiness, quirky accounts of London while I was growing up, quirky football and sporting references, my favourite bands and music in some detail, an imaginary and moving account of my grandparents and mum as Holocaust survivors.
Conquistador de los mares: Historia de Magallanes by Stefan Zweig
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 79,370. Language: Spanish. Published: July 9, 2018 by Luis Alberto Villamarin Pulido. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Cultural heritage, Nonfiction » History » Expeditions & Discoveries
Biografía del marinero portugués Fernando de magallanes, cuya intrepidez y tenacidad condujo a fuerzas navales de la marina española a encontrar el lugar en el planeta donde se unían los océanos Atlántico y Pacífico. Un libro lleno de emociones y aventuras que no puede faltar en la biblioteca de un buen lector
Love, Hell or Right by Shakim Bio
Price: $5.00 USD. Words: 115,420. Language: English. Published: February 25, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Biography » Cultural heritage
Love Hell or Right is the first ever God and Earth Love Story...a true story by author, Shakim Bio, who is serving time in a United States Federal Penitentiary, while trying to maintain his righteousness as a member of the Five Percent Nation and his relationship with his woman in the free world.