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A Thailand Diary 1 January - 31 December by Matt Owens Rees
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 Struggle: My Life and Legacy by Bernice Sims
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 38,870. Language: English. Published: September 26, 2014 by Black Rose Writing. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Cultural heritage, Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
Live life until you run out of life! is the inspiring mantra of eighty-seven-year-old Bernice Sims. She was born during The Great Depression, a protester during the Civil Rights era, and a young single mother who raised six children. Sims has penned her struggles to offer hope and encouragement to future generations.
The Illusion of "Me": Rediscovering My Identity with the Rest of The World by Bo Karma
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 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 Leap of Faith. by Clive. R. Tilley
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 by RMeibers
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.
"But Sir" by Merv McRae
Price: $1.20 USD. Words: 54,490. Language: English. Published: June 16, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Australia & New Zealand, Nonfiction » Biography » Cultural heritage
This is the autobiography of Mervyn Alexander McRae, Australian, born 27th November, 1914. The book describes his early life as one of fourteen children, as a young man establishing a farm under very difficult conditions, joining the army and as a prisoner of the Japanese in World War 11. After that terrible ordeal, he became a soldier settler and raised his own family on his own farm.
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.
First Sikh Guru: Shri Guru Nanak Sahib Ji by Rajkumar Sharma
Series: Novels and Stories, Book 91 · Sikh Gurus: Biographies. Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 5,050. Language: English. Published: May 13, 2014 by Raja Sharma. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Cultural heritage, Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Sikhism
Incarnation of divinity, a mystic, a saint, the founder of Sikhism, Shri Guru Nanak Sahib Ji was born on 13th of April, 1469, at Rai-Bhai-di, Talwandi (Now in Pakistan). It is situated now in Shekhupar District of Pakistan.
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.
An Avenue in Time by David Arthur
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 81,660. Language: English. Published: March 31, 2014 by Austin Macauley. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Cultural heritage
An Avenue In Time tells three simultaneous histories - that of the author, the life of his father, and the history of several parts of Scotland. Arthur's father, a church missionary, changed the face of Kenya for its citizens, and Arthur himself was instrumental in the work of the Samaritans in the United Kingdom.
Sight Beyond What I See: The Moses Jerome Jordan Story by Amos Lundy, Jr
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 62,620. Language: English. Published: March 3, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Biography » Cultural heritage
Moses grew up in the sixties. His early years were filled with drama and excitement that would continue until adulthood. All he wanted to do was to be accepted by his family. He was determined to find love in school or through friendships that he would find in later years. Like many youths whose fathers left them as infants, he would not feel sorry for himself. His mindset was to never give up.
Letters to Lyla by Bob Fields
Price: $5.99 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
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.
Childhood Memories of Gorebridge by Ian Hall
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 20,260. Language: English. Published: January 20, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Social history, Nonfiction » Biography » Cultural heritage
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'.
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: Fiction » Literature » Literary criticism, 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.
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.
We Stopped Forgetting: Stories from Sami Americans by Ellen Marie Jensen
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 42,860. Language: English. Published: December 5, 2013 by ČálliidLágádus/Authors’ Publisher. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Immigration and Emigration, Nonfiction » Biography » Cultural heritage
During the immigration period of 1880-1940 an unknown number of Sámi people (the indigenous people of Northern Norway, Sweden, Finland, and the Kola Peninsula of Russia) left Sápmi (Samiland; “Lapland”) for North America alongside Nordic peoples. The storytellers in this book give moving accounts of the history of their ancestors and tell their own stories of cultural revitalization.
Bobby Troughton and the Kendal Otter Hounds by Ron Black
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 63,290. Language: English. Published: November 20, 2013. 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.
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.