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Glass Half Full by Sarah Jane Butfield
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 61,250. Language: English. Published: November 17, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir, Nonfiction » Biography » Woman biographies
Is the glass half empty or half full? Ironically, sometimes life influences our view, and alters our perception.
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.
A Time to Live, a Time to Die by Ernest McIvor
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 166,710. Language: English. Published: November 12, 2013 by National Pacific Press. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Woman biographies, Nonfiction » Inspiration » Personal inspiration
The fascinating true life story of an extraordinary Ukrainian woman who grew up in war-torn Europe in the 1940s, surviving a genocidal Nazi occupation of her homeland, slave labour camps, and Allied bombing raids. After the war, Lida was given the opportunity to start a new life in a distant land, and overcame many obstacles to achieve her greatest desires - success, happiness and security.
Libertad interior. Sor Juana Ines de la Cruz by Marcela Magdaleno
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 56,090. Language: Spanish. Published: November 8, 2013 by LD Books - Lectorum. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Religious biography, Nonfiction » Biography » Woman biographies
Con este libro las autoras se integran al grupo Universal de las confidentes de Sor Juana Ines de la Cruz, al presentar mas que un relato biografico o un ensayo erudito, la contestacion a las interrogantes que inquietan a los investigadores sobre el caracter y temperamento de esta mujer y de las circunstancias en que vivio.
Evita by Emmanuel Yevenes
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 65,240. Language: American English. Published: October 2, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Woman biographies, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Biography
In 1935 Evita travels to Buenos Aires, a bustling city of eight million. It’s the train ride of her life. An actress job leads to the stage, films and radio soap operas. Famous already she meets the dashing Colonel Juan Peron. Soon enough she’s his lover, companion and trusted adviser; together they dazzle Argentina.
Black Raspberries by Jeanine Collins Malarsky
Price: $6.50 USD. Words: 116,320. Language: English. Published: July 29, 2013 by Write Words Inc.. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Woman biographies
Plagued by religious friction, violent fights and a belief, "the grass is always greener,"my peripatetic parents dragged their five children in search of the next good farm. From upstate New York to the Mississippi Delta, to the hills of Ohio and West Virginia their dreams led us forward to disillusion and defeat. I was the middle child, unwanted from birth and over-looked while growing up.
Spread Spectrum: Hedy Lamarr and the mobile phone by Rob Walters
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 93,190. Language: English. Published: July 21, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Telecommunications, Nonfiction » Biography » Woman biographies
Welcome to a world of secret communication, arms trading, mobile phones, film stars, piano players, nudity in the woods and one of the most unusual sources of revolutionary new technologies ever. This is the story of the birth of a new communication technique called spread spectrum together with the story of a forgotten patent and its two unlikely inventors.
What Were You Thinking? by Sharon Levine
Price: $4.00 USD. Words: 93,240. Language: English. Published: June 27, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Biography » Woman biographies
Written in her perspective, the child chronicles her life from toddler to teenager, then young adult. When her two alcoholic parents were so inattentive to their toddler that a pedophile uncle found his way into her life, while the adults partied in the next room… When her parents put him into her child’s bed when he was home from a tour at sea in the merchant marine…
Pressing My Luck: A Doctor's Lottery Journey by Shirley Press
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 75,280. Language: English. Published: June 19, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir, Nonfiction » Biography » Woman biographies
In 2001, Dr. Shirley Press won 56 million dollars (17.5 million take home) in the Florida Lottery. In her memoir, Pressing My Luck, Dr. Press takes readers on a tour of her life and looks back on how the lottery windfall affected it. With insight and candor, Dr. Press recounts her decisions, daily struggles as well as post-lottery observations on family, friends and life in general.
Below the Peacock Fan: First Ladies of the Raj by Marian Fowler
You set the price! Words: 93,530. Language: English. Published: May 21, 2013 by Bev Editions. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Asian, Nonfiction » Biography » Woman biographies
When the British ruled India, four Victorian women find themselves in a disturbing land, experiencing extremes of decadence amid crushing poverty. Emily Eden, Charlotte Canning, Edith Lytton and Mary Curzon followed husbands or a brother who were appointed Viceroys. In this compelling slice of colonial history we see how India marked them with its heat, mutinies and lascivious secrets.
From My Point of View by D Tealer
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 55,330. Language: English. Published: April 11, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Biography » Woman biographies
law enforcement by nature is aggressive. to maintain order it has to be, and it takes a person with strong conviction to be effective in this role. at the same time, the power of this authoritative realm is quite intoxicating and can create a false impression of oneself and others quite easily.
Where the Road Leads by Carol Witherington
Price: $5.50 USD. Words: 52,620. Language: English. Published: April 7, 2013 by Memoirs Publishing. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Woman biographies, Nonfiction » Inspiration » Personal inspiration
One woman's journey through love, loss and family drama in three countries.
Drunk & Crying on Stilts by Renee Payne
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 76,680. Language: English. Published: February 5, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir, Nonfiction » Biography » Woman biographies
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.
Facing up to it by Dawn Shaw
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 92,490. Language: English. Published: January 29, 2013 by The Author Incubator. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Woman biographies, Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
One woman’s transformational journey from craving acceptance to accepting herself.
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. Categories: Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Diseases / Alzheimer’s & dementia, Nonfiction » Biography » Woman biographies
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.
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. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir, Nonfiction » Biography » Woman biographies
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.
Blond Today Bald Tomorrow: living life with alopecia by Stacy Weed
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 88,040. Language: English. Published: November 19, 2012. Categories: 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. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Royalty biography, Nonfiction » Biography » Woman biographies
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.
Наши в Лондоне или Исповедь гастарбайтера by Irina Kaleri
Price: $3.00 USD. Words: 89,610. Language: Russian. Published: October 24, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Biography » Woman biographies
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