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Journey to the Self by Maureen Burns
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 127,160. Language: English. Published: July 31, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir, Nonfiction » Biography » Woman biographies
A child of wartime London, Maureen emigrated to the other side of the world in the 1950’s. Crossing the Alps in a bubble car, sailing through the Suez Canal, driving in the Australian outback alone, she recreated herself time and time again. A maverick spirit with an appetite for change, Maureen set out to see the world and to see how it would change her.
Adios, Mi Pequena Habana by Cecilia M. Fernandez
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 100,880. Language: Spanish. Published: June 8, 2016 by Beating Windward Press. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir, Nonfiction » Biography » Woman biographies
La revolución arrancó de raíz a Cecilia, con apenas seis años, de su cómodo hogar de clase media en Cuba y la plantó en el vecindario de bajos recursos de la Pequeña Habana en Miami. Su padre mujeriego se enfocó en reconstruir su carrera, persiguiendo la promesa americana de riquezas y liberación del pasado.
From MTV to Mecca by Kristiane Backer
Price: $4.50 USD. Words: 157,230. Language: English. Published: May 16, 2016 by Memoirs Publishing. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Woman biographies
In the early 1990’s Kristiane Backer was one of the very first presenters of MTV. For years she lived and breathed the music scene, gaining a following and becoming a darling of European press. In this very personal memoir Kristiane tells the story of her conversion and explains how faith has given her inner peace and the meaning she sought.
Dear Martl, A companion to the book Dear Hanna by Rudolf A. Zimmer
Price: $4.95 USD. Words: 113,200. Language: English. Published: May 3, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Woman biographies
“Dear Martl, a companion to the book Dear Hanna” presents a story of the trouble and hardship women had to endure while their men were engaged on the front during World War II.
I Am... Subject To Change Without Notice (Book One) by Cheri M Bauer
Price: Free! Words: 119,410. Language: English. Published: March 3, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Woman biographies
A candid journey through a tumultuous time in the writers life- walking through changes of self discovery.
Duchess Georgiana: Georgian Britain’s Most Popular Woman, A New Study by Lindsey Porter
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 146,290. Language: English. Published: March 3, 2016 by Bennion Kearny. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Woman biographies, Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography
Portraying aristocratic family life in Georgian times, this book is based on three years of detailed research, much of it new, and examines the Duchess and her husband in a far wider context. It explores how their lives were influenced by national events, vast wealth, illness, debt and it shows in depth how Georgiana influenced fashion, jewellery, house décor, party going, and much more.
Life by Satellite by Christine Burns
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 123,890. Language: English. Published: February 25, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Woman biographies, Nonfiction » Relationships and Family » Friendship
Christine and Linda were professional women, living and working 3,500 miles apart on the opposite sides of the Atlantic in the early 1990s. They were brought together to discuss women's use of computers online, before the World Wide Web appeared. Their friendship blossoms and deepens and their correspondence charts their hopes, dreams and tragedies. But is one revealing everything?
Lightfoot Dancing: An Australian-Indian Affair by Mary Louise Lightfoot
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 137,920. Language: English. Published: November 16, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Performing arts, Nonfiction » Biography » Woman biographies
With echoes of 'Heat and Dust' the author goes in search of her Aunt Louise’s life in British-Raj India. The love affair she finds is a deep enduring connection with Indian classical dance, and how Louise Lightfoot led a romantic, remarkable and truly independent life to promote Indian dance world-wide. A true story, it is part biography, part dance history, part inter-generational memoir.
To Have Your Cake and Eat It (2nd Edition) Autobiography: Wife of Secretary of the Army under President Eisenhower and 1930 Governor of Michigan by Clara Brucker
Price: $4.95 USD. Words: 126,630. Language: English. Published: November 14, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Woman biographies, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » History
Autobiography of Clara Brucker, wife of Wilber M. Brucker, 1930 Michigan Governor, Secretary of the Army under Eisenhower. Book covers world travel, meeting influential leaders during Cold War Era, downfall of Joe McCarthy, launching first US Satellite into orbit, Nixon-Kennedy campaign, Clara’s early life and events in Michigan, Wilber’s career as Governor, including fight with Purple Gang.
Bad Luck Cadet & Officer by Suzie Ivy
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 103,800. Language: English. Published: October 25, 2015 by D'Elen McClain. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Biography » Woman biographies
At the age of forty-five, Suzie Ivy applies at her local police department and her life goes from wide-eyed innocence to tough as nails badass with a twist. The police academy leads to field training and field training to solitary patrol shifts. This true story is told with humor and grit as one woman defies odds and lives her dream. Is age holding you back? Why?
Brooklyn's Scarlett: Susan Hayward: Fire in the Wind by Gene Arceri
Price: $9.95 USD. Words: 100,320. Language: English. Published: October 5, 2015 by BearManor Media. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Woman biographies
Gene Arceri's fascination with Susan Hayward began as a teenage usher at the Roosevelt Theatre on Flushing, Long Island. New York. And began to shape itself as an idea for a book when he began hosting a talk show over at PBS radio, in San Francisco.
Joi Lansing: A Body to Die For by Alexis Hunter
Price: $9.95 USD. Words: 136,990. Language: English. Published: August 27, 2015 by BearManor Media. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Woman biographies
Joi Lansing: A Body to Die For colorfully chronicles personal and intimate details of the last four years of the talented ‘50’s “blonde bombshell” star’s fascinating life.
Seventeen Sisters by Barbara Barlow & Virginia Webb
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 100,250. Language: English. Published: August 15, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Religious biography, Nonfiction » Biography » Woman biographies
This series of seventeen stories focuses on the Barlow family, a family that epitomized the Mormon, polygamous lifestyle. It was led by Albert Barlow, a father of thirty-four children and a husband to three women for over fifty years. The seventeen living daughters of Albert's family here to tell their story. They have seen it all, they have experienced it all.
Jamie Lee Curtis: Scream Queen by David Grove
Price: $9.95 USD. Words: 165,510. Language: English. Published: June 26, 2015 by BearManor Media. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Woman biographies
Jamie Lee Curtis: Scream Queen details Curtis' career and life during her scream queen era and includes detailed and never-before-seen production histories.
Diamond in the Dark: Leaving the Shadow of Abuse by Phyllis Hain
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 185,690. Language: English. Published: April 23, 2015 by Bancroft Press. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Woman biographies, Nonfiction » Relationships and Family » Abuse / domestic partner abuse
A remarkably honest memoir of abuse, lies, and murder. Phyllis Hain's ultimate escape from a life of domestic violence into the role of survivor and advocate is an inspiration for anyone. With frank description and southern humor, Phyllis tackles the best and worst of her life experiences.
Driven: When Obstacles Take Center Stage by Magetta Chantiloupe
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 128,360. Language: English. Published: November 11, 2014 by Austin Macauley. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Woman biographies
Driven is about betrayal, deception, abuse, infedility and abandonment. Driven can be a panacea on how to overcome extreme difficulties by determination, the will to overcome and desire to succeed. Driven tells how she fought to keep her family of five off the government's payroll by having four jobs, each feeding off each other enabling her to go from poverty to become a successful entrepeneur.
Thirty Men & a Girl: A Singer’s Memoirs of War, Mountains, Travel, and always Music by Elisabeth Parry
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 176,750. Language: English. Published: October 1, 2014 by Amolibros. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Woman biographies, Nonfiction » Music » Biography
This is a wonderful book, tracing the life of an extraordinary and inspirational woman - her wartime experiences, travelling throughout the Middle East during the War performing for the troops with a small orchestra, and becoming a WW2 forces sweetheart. Then follows her post war career as an opera singer, Elisabeth Parry's fascinating memoir fills an important gap in British operatic history.
Princess, More Tears to Cry by Jean Sasson
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 106,850. Language: English. Published: September 22, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Woman biographies, Nonfiction » History » Middle East
PRINCESS, MORE TEARS TO CRY reveals the intimate struggles of Saudi women inside one of the richest, most conservative kingdoms in the world. These are stories of triumph and heartbreak amongst the highest- and lowest-born. Princess Sultana speaks frankly about her strong-willed daughters, her beloved husband and the contentious Al-Saud family whose daily battles about what it means to be a woman.
The Space in Between: A Story about Nina by Diane Eklund-Abolins
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 113,400. Language: English. Published: February 22, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Woman biographies
The Space in Between tells the true story of a Latvian woman whose life is impacted by two world wars and a revolution. She experiences much personal tragedy but manages to retain her belief that most people are good.
Extraordinary Women of the Rocky Mountain West by Tim Blevins
Series: Regional History Series. Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 100,520. Language: English. Published: November 13, 2013 by Pikes Peak Library District. Categories: Nonfiction » History » North America, Nonfiction » Biography » Woman biographies
Extraordinary Women of the Rocky Mountain West brings us the real women who homesteaded, worked the ranches, built the cities, ran the businesses, brought art to the frontier, founded the institutions, preserved human history and natural wonders, fought against racial and gender discrimination, and advanced the cause of equality for women.
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