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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.
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. Categories: 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
Stories My Parents Told Me: Tales of Growing Up in Wartime Malta by Rupert C. Grech
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 20,030. Language: English. Published: August 27, 2013 by FARAXA Publishing (USA). Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir, Nonfiction » Biography » Cultural heritage
Stories My Parents Told Me is a collection of seven short stories based on actual events during World War II on the Mediterranean island nation of Malta. The stories describe a difficult time for children and their families where survival was paramount and family ties were what sustained them. These stories describe a culture of a time past for a deeply religious and frugal people.
Legendary Liszt by Derek Parker
Price: $5.00 USD. Words: 16,770. Language: English. Published: August 18, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Cultural heritage, Nonfiction » Biography » Celebrity biography
Franz Liszt, described as 'the greatest pianist who ever lived', was one of the most sensational figures of his age, his prowess at the keyboard accompanied by sensational good looks. Adored by the public his reputation as a lover made him notorious even after he took religious orders and became the Abbe Liszt. This short biography tells the astonishing story of his life.
The Burning Cedars by Ramzy Baroody
Price: $14.95 USD. Words: 42,440. Language: English. Published: June 24, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Biography » Cultural heritage
Ramzy Baroody provides a poignant and pragmatic account of the Lebanese civil war and ensuing turmoil while candidly unraveling the intricate secrets and at times turbulent relationships of a family whose heartbreaking struggles and emotional triumphs with unpredictable and surprising turns and twists continue to resonate with readers long after the last page has been turned over.
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. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Cultural heritage, Nonfiction » History » Asian
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: $2.99 USD. Words: 16,460. Language: English. Published: June 12, 2013. Categories: 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. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Cultural heritage, Nonfiction » Biography » Military biography(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. 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.
Adventurers Against Their Will: Extraordinary World War II Stories of Survival, Escape, and Connection-Unlike Any Others by Joanie Schirm
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 86,540. Language: English. Published: April 2, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Cultural heritage, Nonfiction » History » Holocaust
2013 Global Ebook Award Winner: Nonfiction Biography Sorting through her parents belongings after their deaths, Joanie Holzer Schirm discovered an extraordinary lost world. Hand-written on faded and brittle stationary, stamped by censors, were 400 letters from 78 correspondents-along with carbon copies of the letters her Czech father had sent to them during World War II. An unforgettable story!
Identity?: A Hair Memoir by Chanell J. Wilson
Price: $3.00 USD. Words: 19,250. Language: English. Published: March 31, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Biography » Cultural heritage
In this memoir, Chanell J. Wilson revisits her hair journey; in hopes of finding peace with her image in an American Society.
Wayfaring Traveler: Whale Rider of the Tide by Wayfarer
Series: The Wayfaring Traveler, Book 1. Price: $4.95 USD. Words: 80,620. Language: English. Published: February 21, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Cultural heritage
Wayfaring Traveler is the book that launches you into the heart of America and planetary change. Homeless and scared witless, Wafarer went plummeting into fiscal hemorrhage of downsizing and diaspora. Made long journey in old car; met interesting characters; lived in a tent. What mattered finally? Meet-your-eye people, truth in a handshake, the call of the wild, and seize-the-day.
Journey To Josie by James Chew
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 20,460. Language: English. Published: February 15, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Parenting » Adoption, Nonfiction » Biography » Cultural heritage
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.
Lunita Caraveo, la del Niño Jesús by José Tlatelpas
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 7,950. Language: Spanish. Published: February 4, 2013 by Neoclassic ePress. Categories: Fiction » Poetry » Spanish Poetry, Nonfiction » Biography » Cultural heritage
Poem about the life of Refugio Caraveo Aguilar, in Arte Mayor Verses. The poem is a biography of Mrs. Caraveo written by the poet José Tlatelpas. Introduction bvy the Andaluz poet Juan Cervera Sanchís. Written in Spanish. Poema sobre la vida de doña Refugio Caraveo Aguilar en versos de arte mayor. El poema es una biografía de la Sra. Caraveo escrita por el poeta José Tlatelpas, en español.
Salvador Dalí y Gala. Enemigos íntimos by Patricia Espinosa
Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 36,080. Language: Spanish. Published: January 29, 2013 by LD Books - Lectorum. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Artists, architects, & photographers, Nonfiction » Biography » Cultural heritage
Este libro relata la historia de amor de Salvador Dali y Gala, itinerario de un amor hecho por igual de atracciones y rechazos, de brillo y de miserias. El pintor retrató a su musa por 5 décadas y exalto su belleza y sabiduria en libros, ensayos y declaraciones públicas. Compartieron hambre y privaciones, superaron el desprecio de la cúpula surrealista y vivieron de acuerdo a sus reglas y deseos.
Coming to Astoria: An Immigrant's Tale by O.M. Kiam
Price: Free! Words: 48,810. Language: English. Published: December 10, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Cultural heritage, Fiction » Literature » Coming of age(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. 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 Storm Before the Calm: The Early Lives of Venus and Hiro by Ron D Smith
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 43,380. Language: English. Published: September 21, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Cultural heritage, Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography
The wedding that Thanksgiving weekend 1958 in Chicago should never have happened. Venus Ballesteros should have been on her way back to the Philippines. Hiro Tanamachi should have died in the war. Somehow, the man who had trained to die as a suicide submarine pilot in the Japanese Navy, and the woman whose hometown had been occupied by the Japanese, met 8,000 miles away from their homelands.
White River Junctions by Dave Norman
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 77,360. Language: English. Published: September 19, 2012 by f/64 Publishing. Categories: Nonfiction » History » North America, Nonfiction » Biography » Cultural heritage
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. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir, Nonfiction » Biography » Cultural heritage(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.