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Ivica: A True Story of an Immigrant
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 102,390. Language: English. Published: September 2, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Cultural heritage, Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography
The second son of a widow who works diligently just to keep herself and her young sons alive, John Ljuba dreams of seeing the world and having a life somewhere beyond the tiny coastal island he calls home.
Marie: Woman of Beauty, Mother of Courage
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 56,490. Language: English. Published: July 20, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Cultural heritage, Nonfiction » Inspiration » Spiritual inspiration
During World War II, Estonia was caught between the Nazis and the Communists. Thousands of Estonians fled. Marie, a young widow and mother, desperately needed a way out. Because of her husband's execution, she was an enemy of the state. With only hours left before the Soviets took Estonia, Marie threw herself upon the mercy of the fleeing Nazi Army. Could they be trusted? This is her true story.
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.
That's the Way the Cookie Bounces!
Price: Free! Words: 9,430. 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",
Literature Help: Having Our Say
Series: A Quick Guide · Study Gudes: English Literature. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 6,390. Language: English. Published: May 8, 2015 by Raja Sharma. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Study guides, Nonfiction » Biography » Cultural heritage
The writer sisters were the daughters of a former slave. Their father was the first African American elected Bishop in the Episcopal Church in the United States of America.
Two Fat Ladies and Hercules Tom: The Story of the Australian Giant Family
Price: $4.95 USD. Words: 59,140. Language: English. Published: April 8, 2015 by Mirador Publishing. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Cultural heritage
Clara, Anna and Tom Snell, from Gippsland, travelled the world as the Australian Giant Family, and were acclaimed as the most famous and familiar figures in Australia during the late 1800s. Following their ‘discovery’ in 1886 by Max Kreitmayer, proprietor of the Melbourne Waxworks, they appeared as ‘prodigies’ at various venues in America, Great Britain, South Africa, Ceylon and New Zealand.
Comin' Up Cracker - The Adventures Of A Southern Preacher's Kid
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 62,010. Language: English. Published: March 4, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Biography » Cultural heritage
A whimsical look at growing up in rural Florida as part of an ever-growing family of preacher’s kids. The author relates events as seen from the eyes of a little girl in the post-war ‘40’s to the ‘60’s. This book takes the reader on a leisurely journey along the unpaved byways of quaint country towns where residents still proudly claim to be “Florida Crackers”.
From The Eagle's Nest: Growing Up In Goldthwaite
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.
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 Untimely Suicide of Sebastian Goat -- A Cowboy Story
Price: $1.00 USD. Words: 3,090. Language: English. Published: February 15, 2015. Categories: Essay » Literature, Nonfiction » Biography » Cultural heritage
(4.00 from 1 review)
Sebastian was a highly spirited goat living with other animals on his New Mexico ranch. Over the years the goat had managed to violently assault pretty much all of the cowboys and other animals that worked and lived on the ranch until the day Sebastian finally fell down on to a ledge he couldn't escape from.
We Were Adopted: Triumph of the Human Spirit From the Lives of Celebrated People Who Were Adopted
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 33,550. Language: English. Published: February 4, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Cultural heritage, Nonfiction » Parenting » Adoption
A book about celebrated people who were adopted. It's for all of us who wonder: Can I make it? Do I have value? Do I have a future? You're not alone. You do have a future. It's in your hands. It should be read by every boy and girl, every teenager, every young adult - but especially those who have been or are being raised by one or more adults who are not their natural parents.
Alex Haley's Roots: An Author's Odyssey
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 22,080. Language: English. Published: January 16, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Cultural heritage, Nonfiction » History » North America
In 1977, following the airing of the mega hit television mini-series Roots, its author, Alex Haley, became America’s newest “folk hero." His book was a best seller, a story had captivated the world. Alex Haley was on his way to becoming the most successful author until it all fell apart. Henig investigates the unraveling of one of America’s most successful yet enigmatic authors.
Famous Social Reformers & Revolutionaries 6: Jane Addams
Series: Famous Social Reformers & Revolutionaries. Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 7,530. Language: English. Published: January 11, 2015 by Raja Sharma. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography, Nonfiction » Biography » Cultural heritage
Jane Addams was a pioneer settlement social worker in America. She was born on 6th of September, 1860 at Cedarville, Illinois. She was also an author, a philosopher, and sociologist.
Mulatto Baby
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 13,050. Language: English. Published: November 2, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Cultural heritage
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
"Mulatto Baby" provides a firsthand look into my life so far as a mixed race young woman in the modern world.
Literature Help: Diary of a Young Girl
Series: A Quick Guide, Book 112 · Study Gudes: English Literature, Book 317. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 9,220. Language: English. Published: September 30, 2014 by Raja Sharma. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Study guides, Nonfiction » Biography » Cultural heritage
The diary was kept by Anne Frank during the Nazi occupation of the Netherlands. It was a very hard time for Anne Frank and her family. They had to remain in hiding for two years.
A Thailand Diary 1 January - 31 December
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 99,940. Language: English. Published: September 29, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » By region, Nonfiction » Biography » Cultural heritage
One of a series of books on Thailand culture and lifestyle, written in a diary format and introducing real Thai people. Read what the Thais feel about the culture shock that foreigners usually experience during their visits here and be entertained by the surprises that Westerners find in their contact with the Thais. A readable and often humourous book with entries that are fun to browse. . .
The Illusion of "Me": Rediscovering My Identity with the Rest of The World
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 3,070. Language: English. Published: September 4, 2014 by 22 Lions. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Biography » Cultural heritage
In the following chapters, I reveal how I found myself and my purpose in life, after traveling and working abroad, in dozens of different countries.
Tales of an All-Night Town
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 Leap of Faith.
Price: $1.75 USD. Words: 7,460. Language: British English. Published: August 28, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Relationships and Family » Friendship, Nonfiction » Biography » Cultural heritage
We had just finished our primary school education and now it was the summer holidays. It was hot, and we were bored. My best friend had this great idea. It was a dumb idea, but it was a great idea. Please leave a review if you liked this little tale. Thank you.
Divine Fire: Groton School and the American Century
Price: $3.95 USD. Words: 50,150. Language: English. Published: June 17, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Cultural heritage, Nonfiction » History » Social history
From the days of founder Endicott Peabody to national and world leaders like Franklin Delano Roosevelt, Averell Harriman and Dean Acheson to writers like Joseph Alsop and Stewart Alsop, Groton School has made an indelible mark on the American scene. Divine Fire highlights many of the famous and influential graduates of the school who epitomize the school's purpose.