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Remembering Shanghai: A Memoir of Socialites, Scholars and Scoundrels by Claire Chao & Isabel Chao
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 74,430. Language: English. Published: April 30, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Cultural heritage, Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography
Multi-award winning memoir featuring 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.
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.
The Burning of Murder City USA by Michael C. Hughes
Price: $2.99 USD. (Free until Feb. 2!) 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.
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....
The Invisible Immigrant by Pete Bellisano, Jr
Price: Free! Words: 56,450. Language: English. Published: January 14, 2020. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Cultural heritage, Nonfiction » History » Modern / 20th Century
Story of an Italian immigrant whose life takes a sad and tragic turn that causes him to disappear. Written by the grandson he never met.
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.
Un hombre acabado by Giovanni Papini
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...
Jeremiah's Trunk by Denise Tobin Shine
Price: $7.84 USD. Words: 162,280. Language: English. Published: November 27, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Cultural heritage
Jeremiah’s Trunk is a dual narrative of two women separated by two centuries. In 2013, Abigail Skinner inherits an old oak trunk containing a shocking letter that reveals she was adopted. But it’s the reading of old journals from 1822 written by Leticia Skinner, who lives among the boat people of the English canals, that leads Abigail on a puzzling ancestral trail to ultimately find herself.
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.
Run, Run, Run: A Young Boy's Journey through the Cambodian Tragedy by Glenn Boda
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.
A Merry Mix Up: A Memoir by Vern Phillips
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 89,540. Language: English. Published: February 20, 2019 by Tellwell Publishing. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Cultural heritage
Air-raid sirens shatter the silence, bombs explode, shots are fired, and people run in every direction screaming. It is 1940 and World War II is raging in and around Calcutta, India. In the midst of all this chaos, a little infant is born. His name is Vern Phillips, the author. He was the eighth born in a family of twelve children.
Tales of an All-Night Town by Elin Schoen Brockman
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.”
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.
Linea Italia in Cucina by Massimo Ghidelli
Series: Italian cooking, Book 5. Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 96,390. Language: Italian. Published: May 2, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Cooking, Food, Wine, Spirits » Italian, Nonfiction » Biography » Cultural heritage
Le peculiarità, i cuochi e le ricette della cucina regionale italiana raccontati attraverso la storia di "Linea Italia in Cucina", un movimento nato per valorizzare e difendere la cucina italiana dalla Nouvelle Cuisine. Storie, discussioni e tante ricette per scoprire l'attualità della più amata cucina al mondo.
Deliverance Mary Fields, First African American Woman Star Route Mail Carrier in the United States: A Montana History by Miantae Metcalf McConnell
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 199,740. 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.
Bobby Troughton and the Kendal Otter Hounds by George Stewart, Jean Gidman, & Ron Black
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 63,290. Language: British English. Published: November 20, 2013 by Gone2Ground Books. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Cultural heritage, Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Hunting
This book attempts to tell the story of Robert ‘Bobby’ Troughton, 1835-1912, and his reknowned pack of Otter Hounds, using material written at the time. Bobby was a remarkable man. In a time of poverty and hardship, he achieved fame but not perhaps great fortune, leaving a legacy of the buildings and bridges he built which are still visible in Kendal today.
History, Heroism and Home by Terence Kearey
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.
For No One by Alan Bradley
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 180,590. Language: English. Published: December 20, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Music » Rock music, Nonfiction » Biography » Cultural heritage
The Beatles were one of the most important musical phenomena of the 20th century, and together with their manager, Brian Epstein, it can truly be stated that they changed the world. But there were dark aspects to the Beatles story to go along with the million-sellers, and the record-breaking tours. Lost opportunities, millions squandered or stolen, and the involvement of some very dark characters.