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Madame de Pompadour. La amante de Luis XV que llegó a ser la mujer más poderosa de Francia
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 35,980. Language: Spanish. Published: October 28, 2013 by LD Books - Lectorum. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Royalty biography, Nonfiction » Biography » Woman biographies
Madame de Pompadour, además de cómplice de fogosidades, fue la gran compañera y consejera del Rey. Culta y decidida, apoyó el proyecto de la enciclopedia, se rodeó de los mas notables filósofos y literatos de la epoca, protegió el teatro y prohijó las mas variadas manifestaciones artísticas. Este libro revela a una mujer cuya personalidad y valía superan cualquier preconcepto general.
Mama Chuy, una fe sin fronteras
Price: $12.00 USD. Words: 30,750. Language: Spanish. Published: October 14, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Woman biographies, Nonfiction » Inspiration » Personal inspiration
"Una fe sin fronteras" Una historia verídica de una mujer emigrante que logra lo inimaginable. "Mamá Chuy" madre de Noel Díaz.
Evita
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.
A 'Normal' Woman's Life
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 38,940. Language: English. Published: September 23, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Biography » Woman biographies
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A 'Normal' Woman's Life is a story about an everyday woman. She's not famous; but with her friends she is somewhat infamous. This is a peek into what someone who works daily, just to pay bills, goes through.
Black Raspberries
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
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.
A Life Well Lived: Helen's Story
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 32,670. Language: English. Published: July 6, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Woman biographies
The life story of Helen Thompson Jensen and what she was able to accomplish during her lifetime despite being able to use only her head.
Single Infertile Female
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 116,290. Language: English. Published: July 3, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Woman biographies
A story of love, life, and infertility, Single Infertile Female follows the plight of a woman fighting to have it all.
What Were You Thinking?
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
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
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
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.
Cтранички перелетной птички
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 40,470. Language: Russian. Published: April 11, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Woman biographies
Жанр этой книги не вписывается в какие то определенные рамки. Поэтому здесь будет микс из приключений, романтических историй, частная переписка с подружками, сплетни, страсти и подставы. И конечно же много амоооооооор...... Я вас предупредила.......
Where the Road Leads
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
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
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.
Fondly, Bob
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 48,820. Language: English. Published: January 15, 2013. Categories: 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.
Elsie at Ebb Tide: Emerging from the Undertow of Alzheimer's
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.
Lady Di. La bella Princesa del pueblo que desafió a la Corona británica y se eternizo tras su muerte.
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 41,320. Language: Spanish. Published: January 4, 2013 by LD Books - Lectorum. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Royalty biography, Nonfiction » Biography » Woman biographies
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
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.