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From The Eagle's Nest: Growing Up In Goldthwaite
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 53,470. Language: English. Published: February 21, 2015. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography
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.
Pleasant Valley Lost
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Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 138,020. Language: English. Published: February 16, 2015 by Black Rose Writing sales@blackrosewriting.com. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
Set amid the turbulent times of the late 1960s, Pleasant Valley Lost chronicles the last days of a family dairy farm condemned to destruction by a federal dam project. As the family struggles to find a new home and build their future, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers moves into Pleasant Valley, ruthlessly destroying a community and its history.
Tall Poppies Along the Yarra
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Price: Free! Words: 91,930. Language: Australian English. Published: February 15, 2015 by Port Campbell Press. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Cultural heritage
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
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Price: $1.00 USD. Words: 3,090. Language: English. Published: February 15, 2015. Category: Essay » Literature
(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
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 33,550. Language: English. Published: February 4, 2015. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Cultural heritage
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
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 21,890. Language: English. Published: January 16, 2015. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Cultural heritage
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
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Series: Famous Social Reformers & Revolutionaries. Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 7,530. Language: English. Published: January 11, 2015 by Raja Sharma. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography
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.
Robert Burns - A Mini Biography
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Price: $1.49 USD. Words: 1,910. Language: English. Published: January 7, 2015. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Cultural heritage
On 25th January 1759 Robert Burns, Scottish poet, songwriter and legend, was born. Burns Night and Burns Suppers celebrate his birth to this day. This book is a mini biography of Rabbie Burns, his life, including his numerous affairs and children, and his revered work. Quick to read, easy to digest and enjoyable, you'll be an expert on Robert Burns in no time.
Procesos del arte en El Salvador
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Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 93,200. Language: Spanish. Published: November 15, 2014 by Ernesto Panamá. Category: Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Artists
Dentro de un nuevo concepto y un nuevo contexto social de difusión del arte nacional, este libro documenta una selecta recopilación de obras que pertenecen principalmente a colecciones de carácter público como las del Museo Forma, conservadas por la Fundación Julia Díaz, y las de la Colección Nacional, que son propiedad del Estado, y también a colecciones particulares o de los propios artistas.
Mulatto Baby
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 13,050. Language: English. Published: November 2, 2014. Category: 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
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Series: A Quick Guide, Book 112 ยท Study Gudes: English Literature, Book 317. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 9,220. Language: English. Published: September 30, 2014 by Raja Sharma. Category: Nonfiction » Reference » Study guides
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
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 99,940. Language: English. Published: September 29, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » By region
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
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Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 38,870. Language: English. Published: September 26, 2014 by Black Rose Writing sales@blackrosewriting.com. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Cultural heritage
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
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 3,070. Language: English. Published: September 4, 2014 by UpliftingBooks Publishing. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
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
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 54,310. Language: English. Published: September 3, 2014 and represented by Dystel and Goderich Literary Management. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Cultural heritage
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.
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You set the price! Words: 4,170. Language: British English. Published: August 28, 2014. Category: Essay » Author profile
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
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Price: $3.95 USD. Words: 50,150. Language: English. Published: June 17, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Cultural heritage
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"
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Price: $1.20 USD. Words: 54,490. Language: English. Published: June 16, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » History » Australia & New Zealand
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
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Price: Free! Words: 103,130. Language: English. Published: June 11, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
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
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Series: Novels and Stories, Book 91. Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 5,050. Language: English. Published: May 13, 2014 by Raja Sharma. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Cultural heritage
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.