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The Days I Knew
By Lillie Langtry
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 84,670. Language: English. Published: February 2, 2012 by Arrowhead Classics Publishing Co.. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Woman biographies
She was the most sought after professional beauty in Victorian London, the favorite of artists, photographers and the literati. She soon caught the eye of the Prince of Wales and became his acknowledged mistress. But, realizing that her relationship with the future king of England could not and would not last forever, she became a stage actress and in no time
Death Valley Madam
By R. B. Griffith
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 89,680. Language: English. Published: January 18, 2012 by Arrowhead Classics Publishing Co.. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Woman biographies
The story of a woman during the Great Depression who left her family farm in Missouri, at the age of 16 to make her way in life in San Francisco. Instead of finding legitimate work, however, she worked as a prostitute and then a madam -- for the next 60 plus years.
Imani Means Faith
By Imani Morales
Price: Free! Words: 16,420. Language: English. Published: December 29, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Woman biographies
Imani Means Faith is the true testimony of a Nuyorican woman: Imani. This testimony is one of much pain, loss, faith, hope, and love. Imani Means Faith is based upon the life of one woman in America - yet, her voice is the echo of millions around the world, today. Imani's testimony is real, raw, passionate, and an all-together beautiful testament of God's Holy Hand upon one of his children.
When the Meadowlark Sings
By Nedra Sterry
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 74,020. Language: English. Published: December 20, 2011 by Riverbend Publishing. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Woman biographies
Born in 1918 in Fort Benton, Montana, Nedra Sterry has crafted a powerful memoir of life on the Montana prairies and a childhood defined in equal measure by poverty and grace, hard work and family ties. The daughter of hailed-out homesteaders, Sterry grew up in a succession of very remote one-room schoolhouses in northern and central Montana, where her mother, a teacher, eked out a living.
Today is great again and I thank again
By Clover CK
Price: Free! Words: 2,460. Language: Korean. Published: December 14, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Woman biographies
One day, I received a short memo from my mom. After she bought a smart phone, she decided to practice typing by emailing me a short note every day. Reading her memo helped me go through any tough time. Whenever I miss my family, I read her notes. Now she is 60 years old and I am making this book to celebrate her birthday.
Change of Heart: A Black Man A White Woman A Heart Transplant, and A True Love Story
By Mitchell Fink
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 26,900. Language: English. Published: December 12, 2011 by Open Books Press. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Woman biographies
Robert Dunn experienced hatred and bigotry as part of a black family moving into Queens. At the same time, Dorothy Moore was abandoned by her Irish-Catholic parents. Their stories became one when heart surgeon Dr. Mehmet Oz implanted Moore’s heart into Dunn. The prior events, and the terror Dunn walked through upon realizing his life was saved by a white woman led to his true "change of heart".
Vanessa's Choice
By Sonya Artis
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 20. Language: English. Published: December 6, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Woman biographies
This is an excellent true story following a young lady as she has to make a decision between abortion and adoption when she finds herself pregnant without a job or a clue as to what being a mother first means.
The Woman who Rewrote History
By Claire Lloyd
Price: Free! Words: 16,570. Language: English. Published: October 29, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Woman biographies
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Luisa Isabel Álvarez de Toledo, 21st Duchess of Medina Sidonia, was known as the Red Duchess for her political views and imprisoned by Franco during Spain´s fascist dictatorship. She found evidence in her family's archive that much of Spain's accepted history had been 'cleaned up'. To preserve the archive for posterity she married her secretary on her deathbed, disinheriting her children.
Selling Sex in Hollywood
By Thomas Chi
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 29,370. Language: English. Published: October 26, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Woman biographies
Publisher Thomas Chi interviewed Las Vegas call girl Holly after she moved to Hollywood, California. Here are the stories from the interviews with Holly in Los Angeles, California. I had to leave Las Vegas, because of the economy, but the few clients I met there put money up front.
Nadia Comaneci: Perfect 10
By David Bruce
Price: $1.00 USD. Words: 14,290. Language: English. Published: October 16, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Woman biographies
This volume is a short biography of Nadia Comaneci, winner of five gold medals at the Olympics.
Helena: Unwavering Courage
By Sylvia Melvin
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 29,730. Language: English. Published: October 10, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Woman biographies
Can you imagine a woman burying her husband in the morning then giving birth to his last child in the afternoon? Confined to her bedroom with premature labor, Helena watches from her window as a horse-drawn wagon takes James to the cemetery. With no husband for support, Helena turns to her children's love and her faith to see her through difficult times. Her courage is a testimony to all.
Life is beautiful - No matter what !
By Jayne Cloutier
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 144,120. Language: English. Published: August 30, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Woman biographies
" Life is beautiful - No matter what " traces the ups and downs of a young Swiss girl as she struggles through a difficult childhood and into womanhood. Armed only with advice from her beloved grandma, she encounters deception, rejection, cancer, and heartbreak. The book follows her as she travels around the world in search of healing, both for her illness and for her scars on her soul.
FAREWELL OPRAH, with LOVE: 25 Seasons of Laughter, Tears, and Inspiration
By Raymond Sturgis
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 4,080. Language: English. Published: August 18, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Woman biographies
Oprah Winfrey is an iconic figure that magnetize respect and adoration for long as she lives. The Oprah Winfrey show has captured the public attention since its inception and now the farewell season has emerged, it is time to properly and sadly say goodbye.
A Woman Denied... The Early Years
By @1Rebone
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 75,060. Language: English. Published: August 10, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Relationships and Family » Dysfunctional relationships
Simon Bushie had always wanted a little boy to complement the two girls he already had. When his wife Evelyn conceived, it became the happiest day of his life. Everyday he rooted for a boy. But when the baby came, it came with mixed gender. A staunch traditionalist that he was, Bushie was determined that the baby would be a man like him. He went on to register the baby as a boy, naming it Raymond.
Laura: A Life in Progress
By Arlene Hisiger
Price: Free! Words: 1,670. Language: English. Published: July 18, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Woman biographies
This brief profile chronicles a young woman's successful transformation from rebellious youth to law abiding citizen.
A Pain in the Toenails
By Melissa Yuan-Innes
Price: Free! Words: 3,090. Language: English. Published: July 15, 2011 by Olo Books. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Woman biographies
Ah, the innocence of medical school. This is a story from my third year of clinical clerkship, when I started rotating through the hospital wards. One patient taught me about ulcerative colitis...and a few other things. You can also find this essay in my book, The Most Unfeeling Doctor in the World and Other True Tales from the Emergency Room.
A Return to Life after a Tragic Death
By Shirley Kalpin-Olson
Series: Books to help the sad hurt and lonely, Book 3. Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 23,790. Language: English. Published: June 5, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Woman biographies
This story follows a family's walk through their loved one's tragic suicide, showing how they were able to struggle with grief and eventually return the zest for living, with the help of their living God. Suicide Statistics; type; preventions; and help given to those in need. Levels of grief and how to cope to get your life back is also included with question and answers.
Da-ma, Shao-ma: My Two Moms
By Shoulee Paul
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 7,550. Language: English. Published: May 21, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Woman biographies
Besides the harsh life in a nation rebuilding after half a century of rule by the Japanese, Shoulee faced other challenges. Her father, having married and fathered children, took a second woman, who likewise gave birth to several more. This true story recounts the competition between two mothers, "Da-ma and Shao-ma," strife between their offspring, and the struggle for survival.
Actress in Spite of Herself: The Life of Anna Cora Mowatt
By Mildred Allen Butler
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 50,880. Language: English. Published: April 16, 2011 by Ad Stellae Books. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Woman biographies
Anna Cora Mowatt holds an important place in American theater history. She was the first woman to give public readings; she wrote the first social satire for the stage; and, having become a star overnight without previous acting experience, she was the first American to make the acting profession for women respectable--proving that a lady could be an actress and an actress a lady. Ages 12 up.
Don't Laugh at my Cervix
By Jeana Byrd-Davis
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 9,500. Language: English. Published: March 10, 2011 by Alt-World. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Woman biographies
How I survived Cervical Cancer, the events leading up to it, the choices I made and everything else that happened. A story about how life sneaks up on you while you are busy living it.