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Boys by Bob Fields
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,760. Language: English. Published: July 24, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Cultural heritage, Nonfiction » Social Science » Customs & Traditions
Boys author Bob Fields depicts an accurate and vivid description of young adolescent males in the 1940's & early 1950's in rural Maine. Fields’ perceptive analysis of boy’s personality traits and how they influence their attitude toward life (and girls) is on target. The onset of testosterone further complicates boy’s views about girls and sets up conflict and confusion about sex.
Muslims Call Him Isa, Some Call Him Savior by Don Heckman
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.
That's the Way the Cookie Bounces! by Tamara Kulish
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 9,630. Language: English. Published: May 21, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Biography » Cultural heritage
This is the story of a man who was taken from his parent’s home at the age of seventeen by Hitler’s soldiers, to be put into a slave labor camp. This is one of the foundational stories of the writing of "On Becoming a Lemonade Maker",
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
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.
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
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.
DRAVIDA BRAHMANA CHARITHRA (History of Dravida Telugu Brahmins) by Venkata Subba Rao Mantha
Price: Free! Language: English. Published: May 9, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Cultural heritage
This book gives detailed description of various aspects of one of the sub-sects of Telugu Brahmins, called Dravidlu. It gives the history, details of different family names under the sub-sect, etc.
The Alchemist of Light: A Biography of Georges Méliès by Osie Turner
Price: Free! Words: 1,980. Language: English. Published: November 12, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Cultural heritage, Nonfiction » Biography » Other biographies
Georges Méliès was the first sci-fi movie director, not to mention one of the worlds’ first movie directors. He made 552 films between 1896 and 1913--nearly all of which are under twenty minutes in length (many are only one or two minutes long.) His films are some of the most imaginative films ever to be directed, even by today’s standards.
A Boy's War by John Pratt
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 11,050. Language: Commonwealth English. Published: November 11, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Cultural heritage, Nonfiction » Entertainment » Biography
A collection of prose and poetry about the Primary schooldays of John Pratt in Bexhill-on-Sea, England, during World War 2, 1939-1944.
Tod Robbins- The Life of the Reclusive Master of the Bizarre by Osie Turner
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,770. Language: English. Published: April 6, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Cultural heritage, Essay » Author profile
Tod Robbins is best known for his short story "Spurs," which was later adapted into the infamous movie "Freaks!" However, next to nothing is known about the author's life. This book is the first biography on this independently wealthy, athlete, concentration camp survivor, and unsung visionary.
A Dead Woman by Carlene Eye
Price: Free! Words: 1,340. Language: English. Published: December 8, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Biography » Cultural heritage
A humorous, real-life adventure from the rural, Midwest in the 1950's. Told from the twelve-year-old's perspective.
The Red Flyer by Robert Chase Harris
Price: Free! Words: 2,030. Language: English. Published: July 21, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir, Nonfiction » Biography » Cultural heritage(4.75 from 8 reviews)
Memoir of a boy, his dog, a red Flyer wagon, & a shotgun. A short story of a young boy in the late 1920s who sneaks out with his dog to go hunting. A taste of Bob's style & a glimpse into who he is. Entertaining for young and old.
Boredom is Anti-Life: 250 Anecdotes and Stories by David Bruce
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.”