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Misereres and Exsultates
Price: Free! Words: 59,670. Language: English. Published: February 24, 2016 by DEMAC A.C.. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Woman biographies
Through small essays, Celine Armenta narrates the relationship that she had with nuns during her childhood, her decision to enter the convent and, ten years later, to leave it. She describes the emotional life of women living in convents; she reflects on friendship, affection, attraction and love between women, but also on guilt, vocation, religiousness and faith.
A Cafe in Space: The Anais Nin Literary Journal, Volume 13
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 61,460. Language: English. Published: February 7, 2016 by Sky Blue Press. Categories: Essay » Literature, Nonfiction » Biography » Woman biographies
Seventeen contributors, including Anais Nin herself, comprise an issue that focuses on Nin's new diary, Trapeze, the effects Nin's parents had on her life and work, an expose by one of Nin's lovers, how Nin continues to inspire across generations, cultures, and sexual orientation, Henry Miller's final years, Nin's erotica, Djuna Barnes, poetry, short fiction and visual art.
Evolving to Grace
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 126,330. Language: English. Published: December 6, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Self-improvement » Adult Children of Substance Abusers, Nonfiction » Biography » Woman biographies
In Evolving to Grace: A story of perseverance, strength, spiritual evolution, and the choices one must make to change one’s path, I share my life’s experiences—finding my way out of darkness—discovering hope, strength, happiness and the right path for the life I choose to live. I write about challenges I've had to overcome—either due to alcoholism, depression, violence, and rape.
Lightfoot Dancing: An Australian-Indian Affair
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
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.
Brooklyn's Scarlett: Susan Hayward: Fire in the Wind
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.
Celebrating Life Decades After Breast Cancer: 40 Women Share Stories of Surviving Twenty to Fifty Years After Diagnosis
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 56,300. Language: English. Published: October 1, 2015 by Transformation Media Books. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Woman biographies, Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Women's health
Imagine the hope and comfort you will feel surrounded by forty inspiring breast cancer survivors as they share stories of celebrating life twenty, forty, even fifty years after diagnosis. You’ll be welcomed into an inner circle of support, whether you are a survivor, caregiver, family, friend, or part of an oncology team.
Habitantes de Tiempo Subterráneo
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 55,750. Language: Spanish. Published: September 2, 2015 by thelittlefrench@zoho.com. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Biography » Woman biographies
Esta obra es producto de los sueños y la fantasía de la soledad de una adolescente. Unos incontables números de páginas sueltas viajaron de oriente a occidente para luego convertirse en un compendio numerado, al que hoy conocemos como la pri- mera novela escrita por María Luisa Lázzaro.
Joi Lansing: A Body to Die For
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
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.
Querido Serrat
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 58,820. Language: Spanish. Published: July 16, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Biography » Woman biographies
Este es el relato de Lucía, una muchacha que crece en una familia típica de los años sesenta-setenta. Nos cuenta su paso por la escuela Preparatoria y la Facultad de Medicina en los años setenta. Lucía nos comparte sus angustias y alegrías. Nos narra sus “amores platónicos”, sus amores reales y la que se convierte en su gran ilusión desde los catorce años, conocer al “Querido Serrat"
Gozo: Is the Grass Greener?
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 76,520. Language: English. Published: July 15, 2015 by FARAXA Publishing (USA). Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Woman biographies, Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Mental health
"Gozo: Is the Grass Greener?" is the story of the bestselling author, Freya Barrington, and her husband, Steve, when they moved from the UK to live on the small, Mediterranean island of Gozo in the Maltese archipelago.
Guest Parking: Zita Johann
Price: $9.95 USD. Words: 59,430. Language: English. Published: July 13, 2015 by BearManor Media. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Woman biographies
Zita shared her life story with author Rick Atkins during their nineteen-year friendship. She told of her tumultuous family, with whom she immigrated at age six to America, her long love of the stage, her experiences in Hollywood, her failed marriages, and the reawakening that later changed her life
Love And Suffering: My Road To Liberation
Price: $3.00 USD. Words: 63,070. Language: British English. Published: July 6, 2015 by Sri Sathya Sai Sadhana Trust, Publications Division. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Woman biographies, Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
Nooshin Mehrabani, the author of this book is a native of Iran. The author takes the readers through a guided tour of her life – her happy moments and travails seem to go hand-in-hand. Bhagawan Sri Sathya Sai Baba has been her Guru and God, guiding her through every moment of her life.
Jamie Lee Curtis: Scream Queen
Price: $9.95 $4.00 USD. (60% off until April 28!) 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.
In Those Days Book 1 The Ties That Bind
Series: In Those Days. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 51,410. Language: English. Published: June 26, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Woman biographies
In 1909 at the age of thirteen, Nellie camps with her family in the new State of Oklahoma. They fled crop failure at home in East Texas. She loved her parents, grandparents, brothers and sisters. All of them believed they could pull through the worst of circumstances. Instead, they barely scraped by with enough to eat. The book provides detailed background of her family life in those days.
Her Finest Hour
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 61,090. Language: English. Published: June 19, 2015 by A-Argus Better Book Publishers. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Literary biography, Nonfiction » Biography » Woman biographies
Her Finest Hour serves as a reminder that freedom isn’t free and that the most unlikely people, including a teenage girl enrolled in art school, can rise to life’s greatest challenges.
God Is Not Pixie Dust
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 52,610. Language: English. Published: May 26, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Self-improvement » Abuse, Nonfiction » Biography » Woman biographies
“Let me tell you quickly. If I tell you quickly, like ripping a Band-Aid from a scab, I might be less likely to romanticize it, to recount my memories as some jaded love story. It wasn’t. Actually, it was a slaying, a murder to harvest fresh blood.” So begins the beautifully poignant memoir of Portia Bates as she shares her story of deep tragedy and of sweet redemption.
Don't Fence Me In: The Adventures of a Soccer Mom Turned Cowgirl
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 77,510. Language: English. Published: May 8, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Woman biographies
The true story of a litigation attorney, single Mom from Jersey who chucks everything and moves to Colorado to become a cowgirl. Life change at its best, both hilarious and heartbreaking, follow Phyllis as she shows up scared and brave in the wild West. Of course there's a cowboy, equal parts exhilaration and heartbreak. A read for everyone who dreams of being free.
Misereres y exsultates
Price: Free! Words: 56,470. Language: Spanish. Published: April 28, 2015 by DEMAC A.C.. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Woman biographies
A través de pequeños ensayos, Celine Armenta, narra la relación que tuvo con las monjas en su infancia y su decisión por ingresar al convento y, diez años después, dejarlo.