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Reginald F. Lewis Before TLC Beatrice: The Young Man Before The Billion-Dollar Empire
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 57,610. Language: English. Published: January 3, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » People of color, Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Following the 1987 leveraged buyout of Beatrice Foods, Reginald F. Lewis was solidly positioned as CEO of a billion dollar conglomerate and a major player on Wall Street. Still in his forties, with a personal fortune that placed him on the Forbes 400 list, this pioneering African American businessman had achieved unimaginable success without benefit of inherited wealth or family connections.
Tamales for Sale: The Untold Story of an Immigrant Family
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,350. Language: English. Published: October 10, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Other biographies, Nonfiction » Biography » People of color
The short biography of the struggles a real, undocumented family faced in the United States and the unlikely road they travelled to success.
Prisons to Presidents
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 37,590. Language: English. Published: September 14, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » People of color, Nonfiction » Inspiration » Personal inspiration
HOW A CONVICTED FELON WHO WAS WRITTEN OFF BY FAMILY AND FRIENDS ROSE TO THE HIGHER ECHELONS OF POWER AND WEALTH AND STEPS ON HOW ANYONE CAN CLIMB THE PYRAMID TO SUCCESS THROUGH SELF ACTUALIZATION.
Phil Duse: 25 + Years Combating Ruses
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 24,590. Language: English. Published: September 10, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » People of color, Nonfiction » Social Science » Conspiracy theories
This book “Phil Duse 25 + Years Combating Ruses” captures the essence of Government “running amuck” to pursue “Mental Masturbations” against a law abider for the pure sake of: we do it because we can—and you can’t do any thing about it!
Hakuna Matata
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 15,750. Language: English. Published: August 19, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Biography » People of color
Imagine being 3 years old and losing your entire family to war. This is the story, in his own words, of one of the Lost Boys of the Sudan. Manyang tells how he survived a refugee camp by scavenging for food and shelter. He describes growing up without adult guidance or help. Since coming to America at age 15 he has become a success story as the Founder of Humanity Helping Sudan Project.
John Kirby and His Orchestra - Flow Gently Sweet Rhythm
Price: $2.00 USD. Words: 9,710. Language: English. Published: July 22, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Music » Big Band & Swing, Nonfiction » Biography » People of color
John Kirby's talent and humble beginnings in Winchester, Va. landed him in New York City in 1929 as the tubaist and bassist for The Fletcher Henderson Orchestra. Performing with Chick Webb and Billie Holiday, led him to form his own group. John Kirby's Orchestra set a precedence for jazz orchestras when they sponsored their radio jazz series on CBS called "Flow Gently Sweet Rhythm" in 1940-41.
The Boy Who Learned to Read
Price: $4.85 USD. Words: 25,590. Language: English. Published: June 4, 2012 by Mereo Books. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » People of color, Nonfiction » Biography » Physicians & medical professionals
Born into a family of nomads in northern Somalia, Mohamud Ege’s life changed forever at five years old when his father was killed by a snake. Thanks to the foresight of a wise uncle, he was sent to school, where he discovered a love of learning. Forty years on, after many adventures and trials, he is a doctor in the UK.
Living Beneath the Radar; A Nine Year Journey Around the World
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 78,910. Language: English. Published: March 13, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues, Nonfiction » Biography » People of color
This is the story of a young man who had a desire to travel and see the world. This nine-year journey gave him the opportunity to see our planet with different cultures and religions. The experience changed how he sees the world forever. Journey with the author and see what the world was like from 1970 to 1979.
Change of Heart: A Black Man A White Woman A Heart Transplant, and A True Love Story
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 26,880. Language: English. Published: December 12, 2011 by Open Books Press. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Woman biographies, Nonfiction » Biography » People of color
Robert Dunn experienced hatred and bigotry as part of a black family moving into Queens. At the same time, Dorothy Moore was abandoned by her Irish-Catholic parents. Their stories became one when heart surgeon Dr. Mehmet Oz implanted Moore’s heart into Dunn. The prior events, and the terror Dunn walked through upon realizing his life was saved by a white woman led to his true "change of heart".
True Life - The Soldier who Served Under Three Flags
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 1,230. Language: English. Published: December 3, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » Biography » People of color
Clem Ryan, from Ireland, served in the Armed Forces of Ireland, Britain and the United States.He visited Hiroshima six months after the Atom Bomb. He provides a chilling first person account of that visit. He volunteered for service in Vietnam and was awarded the Bronze Star for Meritorious Service. This is his story.
Who am I Really?
Price: $4.85 USD. Words: 36,950. Language: English. Published: October 12, 2011 by Mereo Books. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » People of color
Taken away from her father aged 7, Anna Rosenburg spent the next 12 years in a children's home. All because a nosey neighbour thought her father was incapable of looking after her. She was desperately unhappy and started to rebel against the strict regime. Her misery was compounded by confusion over her own identity. What did her black skin mean?
All about Muhammad Ali
Series: Study Guides: English Literature, Book 206 ยท A Quick Guide. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 9,830. Language: English. Published: August 22, 2011 by Raja Sharma. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » People of color, Nonfiction » Biography » Celebrity biography
Muhammad Ali (Cassius Marcellus Clay, Jr.) is considered to be the greatest of boxer in the world. No other boxer has been able to emulate the examples set by the Great Muhammad Ali.
When God Made Martin Luther King Jr. Smile: The Man, The Leader, The Dreamer
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 2,580. Language: English. Published: August 18, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » People of color
Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. is all smiles as he watches over us as we celebrate his life and dedication to freedom. Author Raymond Sturgis has put in wonderful words the life work of Dr. King which was inspired by his faith in God. Martin Luther King Jr.
Mahendra Lal Bose, The Great Philanthropist
Price: Free! Words: 2,400. Language: English. Published: July 29, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » People of color
The article depicts the life and activities of one of the great personalities of the Bengal-Renaissance during the Nineteenth Century.
While I Run This Race
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 93,080. Language: English. Published: July 4, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » People of color, Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
A memoir by Pocahontas Gertler This African-Native American woman, born in the deep South during the Depression era, chronicles her courageous journey into the 21st Century. This is her story of persistence and triumph, of loss and struggle, of love and transcendence. It will heal, inspire, encourage and touch deep places in your heart.
The Devil's Waiting Room
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 41,160. Language: English. Published: June 23, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » People of color
The Devil's Waiting Room is biographical journey through my eyes as a 10 year old boy centred around the summer of 1969 in the fishing port of North Shields on the banks of the River Tyne. Racism was still very strong and open and had an iron grip on the town during perpetual time for change. Outside we ran. At home we persevered. And late at night, I would hear my father cry...
Doorways to Significance: Finding Peace, Power, Passion
Price: $4.95 USD. Words: 46,770. Language: English. Published: April 1, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Inspiration » General self-help, Nonfiction » Biography » People of color
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It's never too late to change the brokenness.
The Sudden Death Of Michael Jackson: The Coroner's Report and Other Medical Facts About The Causes Of
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 23,600. Language: English. Published: March 10, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » People of color, Nonfiction » Biography » Celebrity biography
Michael Jackson had six different drugs in his body, but he need not have died: a common nontoxic neurohormone could have treated the chronic insomnia that led to his drug abuse and ultimate death.
As The Waffle Burns
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 15,430. Language: English. Published: March 4, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Humor and satire, Nonfiction » Biography » People of color
A line cook at Waffle House recounts his encounters with the colorful locale and shares shocking stories and hilarious pictures from customers and co-workers landing him jobless when the corporate office gets wind of it but on top of sales charts across the nation in the publishing community.
El Rufián Ambulante
Price: $2.95 USD. Words: 6,190. Language: Spanish. Published: January 19, 2011 by I.M.D. Publicación C.A.. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » People of color, Fiction » Biographical
La serie “La isla de los fracasados” narra de forma amena biografías breves (en parte ficticias) de emigrantes europeos que han encontrado en la Isla Margarita del Caribe un hogar y que tienen una imagen algo dudosa. En “El Rufián Ambulante”, se cuenta la vida de uno de esos personajes fracasados, cuya propensión al fraude tiene un matiz casi cómico, o al menos grotesco.