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The Tragic Life of Film Actress Lynne Baggett
By Robert Grey Reynolds, Jr
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 3,310. Language: English. Published: March 19, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Celebrity biography
Lynne Baggett was not a successful film star. The highlight of her career was a 1948 marriage to Hollywood producer Sam Spiegel. She played mostly uncredited parts in movies. Baggett experienced a spiral of despair which led to suicide in 1960. Like Marilyn Monroe pills were found close to her bedside. Unique to Lynne was her progressive disintegration after a car accident that killed a young man.
Under an Australian Sky
By Alannah Foley
Price: Free! Words: 6,320. Language: English. Published: February 21, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues
Born in Australia, the author was raised in England of British-Australian parents. In her twenties, she sold everything, ditched her plans and travelled to her birthplace – a five-year journey she wrote about in The Jacaranda Trail. Under an Australian Sky features some short original reflections on the author's life Down Under, not included in The Jacaranda Trail book.
Drunk & Crying on Stilts
By Renee Payne
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 76,680. Language: English. Published: February 5, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
Drunk & Crying on Stilts is a birds-eye view of an unforgettable family out of whack, told through the eyes of a pugnacious child who holds out hope that one of the TV families she worships will one day adopt her. Part nod to her drunken but well-intentioned father, and part trip through her mother's demon battleground, Payne is a master at blending heartbreak and hilarity.
Mariuzza, A Life
By Richard Estrada
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 12,270. Language: English. Published: February 4, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Woman biographies
Mariuzza, A Life is the story of Maria Bellino Amato who was born in Sicily, emigrated to the United States when she was 16, and experienced numerous family tragedies. Nevertheless, she prospered and eventually died in the garden in her suburban home near New Brunswick NJ in 1979 at the age of 84.
Fondly, Bob
By Susan Stephenson
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 48,820. Language: English. Published: January 15, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Woman biographies
This story might easily be told by any number of unsuspecting victims of the modern-age of courtship. Online dating presents challenges unprecedented only a few years ago, while domestic abuse and violence remain timeless. From their first meeting in an airport to their last in a courtroom, these two “matches” defy the traditions and ideals of girl-meets-boy models.
Dear Sergeant Honey Part II Don't Worry Until I Tell You To
By Ceil Stetson
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 19,460. Language: English. Published: January 11, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
A compilation of letters and diaries of a woman soldier in World War II. This is not a recollection or a retelling. The letters and diary entries are on a day-by-day basis as she lived it. Hildegarde Molnar was one of the select few of Women's Army Corps (WAC) service members to be sent overseas. She had a unique job as a court reporter for the Judge Advocate General's section.
Elsie at Ebb Tide: Emerging from the Undertow of Alzheimer's
By Barbara Erakko
Price: $9.95 USD. Words: 126,850. Language: English. Published: January 9, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Diseases / Alzheimer’s & dementia
elsie nurmi begins school in minnesota speaking no english yet becomes a u.s. protocol officer escorting dignitaries such as astronaut borman abroad on air force two. when diagnosed with alzheimer's, she begins a dreaded-yet transcendent-journey. as she becomes increasingly nonverbal, her daughter explores psychic communication proving soul-to-soul communication and love are never lost.
Born a Gangster's Daughter: My Mother's Story
By Maha Al Fahim
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 36,780. Language: English. Published: January 8, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Woman biographies
0.75 star(3.67 from 3 reviews)
Maha Al Fahim tells her mother's story. This true tale is more than a disturbing account of hypocrisy, corruption, and betrayal. Thanks to Amina’s 14-year-old daughter, Maha, who skillfully brings her story to life in these pages, it is also an inspiring testament to the power of speaking the truth, of bringing meaning to suffering, and of discovering what truly matters in this life.
Lady Di. La bella Princesa del pueblo que desafió a la Corona británica y se eternizo tras su muerte.
By Jazmin Saenz
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 41,320. Language: Spanish. Published: January 4, 2013 by LD Books - Lectorum. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Royalty biography
Diana Frances Spencer, Lady Di, tuvo una breve y apasionante historia, que el presente libro evoca en su esencia. La trágica muerte de Diana, a los 36 años y en circunstancias dudosas, no hizo mas que elevar a la categoría de mito a esta mujer que vivió a medias, y que tuvo el coraje de desafiar los anquilosados hábitos de la Corona británica.
A Broad Abroad in Iran, An Expat's Misadventures in the Land of Male Dominance
By Dodie Cross
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 85,490. Language: English. Published: December 11, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
It’s July 1977, in Esfahan, Iran, one year before the bloody start of the revolution, and two years before the U.S. Embassy take-over, when expatriate Dodie Cross finds herself in a strange world, some­where between the Old Testament and the Space Age. Her life takes on twists and turns as she tries to acclimate to the soaring changes in temperature and altitude, culture and attitude.
Maureen White – A Biography
By Denise Farrugia
Price: $4.00 USD. Words: 23,860. Language: Australian English. Published: December 6, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography
From growing up on an island in the Pacific, to being taken captive by German raiders in World War II, through to becoming a Red Cross warrior and working around the world, Maureen’s life was never dull or lonely.
The Brilliant Women Collection
By Eve Merrier
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 15,810. Language: British English. Published: December 6, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Social Science » Feminism & Feminist Theory
(5.00 from 6 reviews)
‘It is simply a celebration of those unselfish women who have forged ahead in their chosen field and raised awareness of women’s issues in the process. The consistent message in this book is: ‘be yourself’ and ‘never give up’. A nice inspiring read.’ ‘It’s a tonic for young and old… one to recommend to your daughters when they are making life decisions.’
Blond Today Bald Tomorrow: living life with alopecia
By Stacy Weed
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 88,040. Language: English. Published: November 19, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Woman biographies
Stephanie Weed, a free-spirited teenager, had lived a carefree life when baldness became her reality. Diagnosed with alopecia—a skin disease resulting in hair loss—Stephanie lost her eyebrows and eventually all of her hair. Both poignant and comedic, Blond Today Bald Tomorrow, is the true story of Stephanie’s struggles as she learns to cope with being hairless for the rest of her life.
The Complete Princess Trilogy: Princess; Princess Sultana's Daughters; and Princess Sultana's Circle
By Jean Sasson
Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 228,740. Language: English. Published: November 8, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Royalty biography
For the first time, the bestselling PRINCESS books are available in one ebook. PRINCESS describes the true life of a princess in the royal house of Saudi Arabia where she lives in a "gilded cage" with no control over her own life. DAUGHTERS recounts Princess Sultana's battle to secure freedoms for her daughters. In the final book CIRCLE, Sultana saves other women from servitude.
Memoirs: Early Childhood 1929-1943
By Bette James
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 15,150. Language: English. Published: November 5, 2012 by Laura Nunn. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
Bette James shares with us her early childhood memories of growing up during the Great Depression. Bette writes candidly about the events of her life and her feelings towards her parents, grandparents and her siblings. Memories: Early Childhood, 1929-1943, includes numerous photographs of Bette and her family, and the house where they all lived, in Mt. Wayte, Framingham, MA.
Наши в Лондоне или Исповедь гастарбайтера
By Irina Kaleri
Price: $3.00 USD. Words: 89,610. Language: Russian. Published: October 24, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Легко ли покинуть обжитое место и начать жизнь с нуля в новой стране-без знания языка, без документов и денег? Какие препятствия будут ждать вас на пути к успеху? Вам придется столкнуться с обманом и предательством, пренебрежением и открытой враждой...
A Quintessential Love Affair
By Margaret Sutherland
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 77,020. Language: English. Published: October 19, 2012. Category: Fiction » Literary collections » Australian & Oceanian
A Quintessential Love Affair is a wonderful omnibus or sampler of this New Zealand author's work during her years in Australia.
A Day in A Life
By Janet Andrews
Price: $4.85 USD. Words: 63,470. Language: English. Published: October 13, 2012 by Memoirs Publishing. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Woman biographies
Janet Andrews has enjoyed a happy and fulfilled life, as packed with adventure and drama, love and laughter as she could have wished. But it has not been a carefree one. As a young woman she developed an acute form of multiple sclerosis, which has progressed until Janet, now in her sixties, is largely paralysed with the exception of partial movement in one arm and hand.
The Esther Vice House
By Wilma Smith
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 72,940. Language: English. Published: October 3, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Woman biographies
During the Spring of 1929, a terrible accident changes the life course of Esther Clark, a young teacher in rural Indiana.
Still Having Fun: A Portrait of the Military Marriage of Rex and Bettie George 1941-2007
By Candace George Thompson
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 75,610. Language: English. Published: September 20, 2012 by Published by Westview, Inc.. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Military biography
This remarkable biography of a military marriage which lasted from 1941 until 2007 includes everything from letters written in war zones to photographs that chronicle the lives and romance of Rex and Bettie George. Written by their daughter, Candace George Thompson, after their deaths, "Still Having Fun" is a moving testament to the character and resilience of American military families.