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Childhood Memories of Gorebridge
By Ian Hall
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 20,260. Language: English. Published: January 20, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » History » Social history
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'.
The Alchemist of Light: A Biography of Georges Méliès
By Osie Turner
Price: Free! Words: 1,980. Language: English. Published: November 12, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Cultural heritage
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. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Cultural heritage
A collection of prose and poetry about the Primary schooldays of John Pratt in Bexhill-on-Sea, England, during World War 2, 1939-1944.
Sí Se Puede: A Biography of Cesar Chavez
By LifeCaps
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 12,090. Language: English. Published: October 29, 2013 by BookCaps. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Cultural heritage
Cesario Estrada Chavez, more commonly known as Cesar Chavez, was a highly influential activist worker who created a union for farm workers all across the United States. Many organizations and activists before him had attempted to unionize the farm workers in California, but Cesar Chavez was the first to succeed. For his efforts and accomplishments, he is celebrated as a great advocate for equal
Hidden Footprints of Unity: Beyond Tribalism and Towards a New Australian Identity
By Raja Arasa Ratnam
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 64,870. Language: English. Published: October 15, 2013 by William R. Potter. Category: 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....
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. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Cultural heritage
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 Candid Look Inside the Minds of Chinese University Freshmen
By Oscar -Oz Benson
Series: Candid Look, Book 1. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 16,460. Language: English. Published: June 12, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Cultural heritage
This is a very candid look inside the minds of Chinese Freshmen in College. They were all asked to write a speech and then give the speech concerning the most important things they learned in class. These are those speeches, corrected only for easier reading and grammar. I hope you enjoy finding out what they think about the world and Americans.
The White Aborigine
By Gerald K Walshe
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 96,860. Language: English. Published: April 10, 2013 by MoshPit Publishing. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Cultural heritage
0.5 star(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.
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. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Cultural heritage
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.
Journey To Josie
By James Chew
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 20,460. Language: English. Published: February 15, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Parenting » Adoption
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.
Bonanno Family Members In New York In 1920
By Robert Grey Reynolds, Jr
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 3,540. Language: English. Published: January 7, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Cultural heritage
My eBook profiles more than 100 Bonanno family members who lived in all boroughs of New York City in 1920. For each head of household, I have listed street address information as well as work industries. Related family members are described. Immigration and Naturalization dates are given, as is literacy data. Entries were researched from the 1920 U.S. Census and New York City Business Directory.
Coming to Astoria: An Immigrant's Tale
By O.M. Kiam
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 48,810. Language: English. Published: December 10, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Cultural heritage
(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.
A Dead Woman
By Carlene Eye
Price: Free! Words: 1,340. Language: English. Published: December 8, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
A humorous, real-life adventure from the rural, Midwest in the 1950's. Told from the twelve-year-old's perspective.
White River Junctions
By Dave Norman
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 77,360. Language: English. Published: September 19, 2012 by f/64 Publishing. Category: Nonfiction » History » North America
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.
The Red Flyer
By Robert Chase Harris
Price: Free! Words: 2,030. Language: English. Published: July 21, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
(5.00 from 7 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.
All About Redheads: (Do Redheads Have Souls?)
By Sean Mosley
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 8,300. Language: English. Published: July 10, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Cultural heritage
We’ve all heard that blondes are dumb, brunettes are smart and dependable, and that curly-haired women are unhinged, but of all the hair stereotypes out there, no one suffers more injustice than redheads do.
Cuentos y Recuerdos: La Colección Latina
By Kali Amanda Browne
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 19,780. Language: Spanish. Published: June 4, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
La Colección Latina incluye "Recuerdos de Antes y Entonces", "Una Noche con B.B.", "El Velorio de Maya", y "La Chancleta".
Herman the Male Cow
By Ray Steelman
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 17,880. Language: English. Published: May 21, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Cultural heritage
This book is a series of ten heart-warming stories pertaining to the Bryant family bull, affectionately called Herman the Male Cow. These stories tell of the bull’s relationship with young Franklin Bryant during the formative years of his life. In the 1930’s, the Bryant family lived just across the Alabama State line on a small rocky farm in the tiny Tennessee community of Corders Cross Roads.
Beatles: The Untold Story
By Ernie Schultze
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 75,280. Language: English. Published: May 15, 2012 by A-Argus Better Book Publishers. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Celebrity biography
An investigative reporter delves into the rumor of the death and replacement of Paul McCartney
Linea Italia in Cucina
By Ghidelli Massimo
Series: Italian cooking, Book 5. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 97,660. Language: Italian. Published: May 2, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Cooking, Food, Wine, Spirits » Italian
Perché gli italiani cucinano in "questa" maniera? Cosa li rende diversi dai francesi e da tutti gli altri? Linea Italia in Cucina è la storia del movimento fondato negli Anni Ottanta per valorizzare la cucina regionale italiana e difenderla dalla Nouvelle Cuisine. Storie, discussioni e tante ricette per scoprire l'attualità della più amata cucina al mondo