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Lester B. Pearson
Series: The Prime Ministers of Canada, Book 14. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 36,460. Language: English. Published: February 25, 2015 by Five Rivers Publishing info@5rivers.org. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Political biography, Nonfiction » Biography » Reference
Canada’s 14th Prime Minister was a statement in contrasts. He was an academic, and an athlete. He was a politician who hated politics. He had powerful friends throughout the world – and he was an everyman who preferred the quiet solitude of home and hearth, and intimate gatherings with friends. He spoke with a lisp and favoured bow ties. And yet when he spoke, the entire world listened.
In His Majestys Footsteps
Price: $4.95 USD. Words: 99,960. Language: English. Published: November 3, 2014 by HeavenLakePress. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Reference, Nonfiction » Biography » Royalty biography
In His Majesty’s Footsteps: A Personal Memoir (Heaven Lake Press, 2006, 329 pp.) offers an intimate, powerful portrait of King Bhumibol Adulyadej and the Thai royal family. This is the first personal chronicle in the English language detailing the life and work of the revered Thai monarch during the politically turbulent period of the late1960s and the 1970s.
Machine-Gun Man
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 91,970. Language: English. Published: August 7, 2014 by UCS PRESS. Categories: Nonfiction » True Crime » Kidnapping, abduction, hostage taking, Nonfiction » Biography » Reference
George "Machine-Gun" Kelly was one of the few major criminal legends who lived long enough to tell his own story. The Feds claimed that he was John H. Webb. He claimed he was the real deal: "Machine-Gun" Kelly. People who knew him, believed him. So why did the FBI keep his story from being told on Unsolved Mysteries TV show? Read Machine-Gun Man, and draw your own conclusion.
Courland Penders: Coming Home
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 76,190. Language: English. Published: February 28, 2014 by Austin Macauley. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Reference
Michael Dransfield was one of the most widely read poets of his generation. He was prolific, producing over a thousand poems in his short life, which ended tragically in 1973.
Tricks of Trade - Memories of a Rogue Lawyer
Series: Legal Books, Book 1. Price: Free! Words: 84,070. Language: English (South African dialect). Published: January 21, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Criminals & outlaws, Nonfiction » Biography » Reference
The author said in his other book Mean Streets -Life in the Apartheid Police "that it is never good advice to see a lawyer for they are only good at taking your money and give long boring explanations on why you do not see tangible results for your case." It cannot be denied that hard working honest folk is scammed every day. This book is about the scams encountered by his clients in Africa.
Life Is a Book And It's Time to Write It! An A-to-Z Guide to Help Anyone Write Their Life Story
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 47,070. Language: English. Published: January 3, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Reference, Nonfiction » Self-improvement » Personal Growth / General
Do you have a desire to write your life story, as a gift for loved ones or a source of inspiration and hope? "Your Life Is a Book And It's Time to Write It!" by personal historian and autobiographical writing teacher Kevin Quirk provides the tools, resources, support, and encouragement to make it happen. Readers of any age or writing experience will benefit from this hands-on guide.
The Missouri Connection: Profiles of the Famous and Infamous
Price: $4.95 USD. Words: 52,370. Language: English. Published: June 9, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Reference, Nonfiction » Biography » Other biographies
The Missouri Connection is a multi-cultural book which includes more than fifty short profiles of men and women who once lived in Missouri. Through their stories, the reader will learn how politicians,entrepreneurs, scientists,and others overcame obstacles, allowing them to contribute to our nation. Read about people during the Civil War, World War I & II, Women's Right Movement, and other events.
Learning to Love the Peso; How to Move to Mexico and Why
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 83,150. Language: English. Published: February 25, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Reference, Nonfiction » Reference » Careers
There are many American, Canadians and Europeans who have thought of moving to Mexico or another Latin American country but have no idea how to accomplish such a change. This book is an account of the author's move to Baja California in Mexico. Included in the book is an index of information one will need to know in order to make the transition.
Resurrecting Proust: Unearthing Personal Narratives through Journaling
Series: Telling Our Stories Press. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 20,810. Language: English. Published: January 9, 2011 by Telling Our Stories Press. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Reference
~Bridges the journal-memoir connection ~Suggests techniques along with an array of story-generating prompts ~Provides an excellent resource for extracting expressive and creative personal narratives ~Mines the depths of which personal writing can play an integral part in unearthing your life stories ~Helps you to follow the story of your inner life To the place where memory meets insight
The Essential Lincoln
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 67,930. Language: English. Published: October 10, 2009. Categories: Nonfiction » History » American, Nonfiction » Biography » Reference
The Essential Lincoln: The Finest Speeches and Writings of Abraham Lincoln collects the seminal speeches, letters, proclamations, debate performances, and miscellaneous other writings, spanning over thirty years of Lincoln's life. The entire text of each document or speech is included, rather than a short excerpt, to put into context the most commonly quoted Lincoln passages.