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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.. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Woman biographies, Nonfiction » Sex & Relationships » Prostitution
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.
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: 26,880. Language: English. Published: December 12, 2011 by Open Books Press. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Woman biographies, Nonfiction » Biography » People of color
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".
Selling Sex in Hollywood by Thomas Chi
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 29,370. Language: English. Published: October 26, 2011. Categories: 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.
Gas Drilling and the Fracking of a Marriage by Stephanie C. Hamel
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 61,290. Language: English. Published: October 4, 2011 by Coffeetown Press. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Woman biographies
After receiving an offer to lease the farmland of her idyllic childhood summers for natural gas exploration or “fracking” (a process that may harm the environment), scientist Stephanie Hamel saw her strong convictions rattled by dreams of instant wealth. This honest yet light-hearted memoir will strike a vein for anyone who has agonized over their role as steward to the earth’s resources.
Life is beautiful - No matter what ! by Jayne Cloutier
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 144,120. Language: English. Published: August 30, 2011. Categories: 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.
A Woman Denied... The Early Years by @1Rebone
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 75,060. Language: English. Published: August 10, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Relationships & Family » Dysfunctional relationships, Nonfiction » Biography » Woman biographies
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.
The Butterfly's Cage by Shahnaz Khari
Price: $2.85 USD. Words: 25,320. Language: English. Published: June 12, 2011 by Mereo Books. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Woman biographies, Nonfiction » True Crime » Kidnapping, abduction, hostage taking(5.00 from 1 review)
'The Butterfly’s Cage', is the heart wrenching, inspiring true story of a young Pakistani woman’s flight to freedom. Suffering abuse, tyranny and disownment as a result of refusing to submit to the abuse received by not one but two violent husbands, Shahnaz opens the doors to a hidden world, illustrating how cultural values can allow human rights violations to prosper.
Diary of a Militay Wife: A Memoir by Sharon Dixon
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 45,550. Language: English. Published: May 4, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Relationships & Family » Dysfunctional relationships, Nonfiction » Biography » Woman biographies
Diary of a Military Wife is a brutally honest look at life in the military through the eyes of Page and explores love, family, friendships, marriage difficulties, deceptions, alcoholism, drugs, sex, and sacrifices. Journey with Page and be inspired to dream and hope, and more important, realize if you are in her shoes, you are not alone.
Actress in Spite of Herself: The Life of Anna Cora Mowatt by Mildred Allen Butler
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 50,880. Language: English. Published: April 16, 2011 by Ad Stellae Books. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Woman biographies, Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography
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.
No Easy Road by Patsy Whyte
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 81,980. Language: English. Published: December 21, 2010. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Woman biographies, Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Patsy Whyte caught glimpses of an invisible world growing up in a children's home in Aberdeen, Scotland. One of a family of ten traveller children, torn apart by the state in the 1950's, Patsy recalls in her memoir a childhood scarred by years of mental and emotional abuse, prejudice and hatred. No Easy Road is the first instalment of a two-part autobiography.
Starting Over Again by Susan Voyles
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 57,060. Language: English. Published: June 9, 2010. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Woman biographies, Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Starting Over Again is a true story about one woman's struggle from the devastation of spousal abuse and divorce. A story for any woman who has suffered pain or shame at the hands of a man. A story of how two people changed the lives of many others. One man's betrayal cost a man his life, two children their fathers, and two families were destroyed. The price of our decisions can be very costly.
Six Thousand Signatures: My Trek Through Illinois Politics by Laura Gough
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 31,250. Language: English. Published: June 8, 2010. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics & Current Affairs » Activism, Nonfiction » Biography » Woman biographies
Is the playing field level for men and women in Illinois politics, or is it politics as usual? This book chronicles the campaigning experience of one woman's bid for Barack Obama's former Senate seat. Serious, poignant, thought-provoking and humorous.
The Invincible Alice by Alice L. Luckhardt
You set the price! Words: 28,160. Language: English. Published: December 5, 2009. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Woman biographies
Alice L. Walters Wallace is a Florida-raised, privileged, educated and lovely young woman in 1940. Yet, for the next 69 years she endured numerous personal illnesses, family deaths and four different husbands within a few years. In spite of the problems she managed to live life to its fullest; whether being a pilot, model, businesswoman or nurse, she attempted it and achieved success at them all.