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Keiko-san's Story: An Account of the Minamata Tragedy by Eustacia Tan
Price: Free! Words: 1,860. Language: English. Published: January 18, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Other biographies(2.00 from 1 review)
In 2008, I had the opportunity to listen to the story of a victim of the Minamata tragedy. Here is her story.
Lifeliner: The Judy Taylor Story by Shireen Jeejeebhoy
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 67,170. Language: English. Published: May 21, 2010. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Woman biographies, Nonfiction » Biography » Other biographies(4.00 from 1 review)
Judy Taylor relished her simple happy life. She had a loving husband, three young daughters, a beautiful suburban home. But after intestinal blood clots annihilated her guts, Judy faced starving to death in a cold Toronto hospital. The year was 1970. Judy lived two more decades without eating. "Lifeliner" is about her inspirational story from death to life, from ordinary woman to medical pioneer.
Mending Matthew by Della Grant
Price: Free! Words: 54,260. Language: English. Published: April 8, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Other biographies
This is the story of a child’s first ten years of a life he was not supposed to have. Born with severe FASD, he has suffered cranio-facial deformities, respiratory problems, cardiac problems, brain damage and more. It is also my story: of my relationship with this child, as his foster mother and advocate; and my battle to keep him alive despite the odds.
Joseph P. Day: The Great Salesman by Daniel Alef
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,580. Language: English. Published: July 18, 2009. Categories: Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Sales, Nonfiction » Biography » Other biographies
Joseph P. Day, the great salesman, sold about a third of the Bronx, a third of Queens and large swaths of Brooklyn during his lifetime. In one 12-hour auction he sold 1,574 properties. Day was the quintessential New Yorker. Day's story is a text-book lesson on what it takes to become a great salesman, and his 10 rules for success a menu on the qualities and characteristics he espoused.
A Candle Burned by Jerry Guibor
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 56,320. Language: English. Published: January 19, 2009. Categories: Nonfiction » Inspiration » Spiritual inspiration, Nonfiction » Biography » Other biographies
For "A Candle Burned," Jerry Guibor interviewed friends of his who were born into Soviet oppression and survived those terrible times to find out there is a living God who loves them. Others stubbornly cling to their atheistic upbringings. Nevertheless, their stories are just as compelling.
The Alchemist of Light: A Biography of Georges Méliès by Osie Turner
Price: Free! Words: 1,980. Language: English. Published: November 12, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Cultural heritage, Nonfiction » Biography » Other biographies
Georges Méliès was the first sci-fi movie director, not to mention one of the worlds’ first movie directors. He made 552 films between 1896 and 1913--nearly all of which are under twenty minutes in length (many are only one or two minutes long.) His films are some of the most imaginative films ever to be directed, even by today’s standards.
Confessions Of An Alcoholic by Pat Ritter
Series: Bundy Quicksilver, Alcoholism. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 43,260. Language: English. Published: December 25, 2009. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Other biographies
Bundy Quicksilver is an alcoholic. He tasted his initial taste of alcohol at 12 years old. Before he knew what alcohol could do to him it was out of control. At 28 years his wife gave him an ultimatum 'if he didn't do something about his drinking she was leaving and taking the children'. He promised to never drink again. This is a story of how he overcome his alcoholism.
How to Fly by Richard Jackson
Price: Free! Words: 3,210. Language: English. Published: August 27, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Other biographies(5.00 from 1 review)
This eBook is a short story autobiographical in nature. It takes you on a fantastical journey that will have you questioning our understanding of the physical reality that we find all around us.
Dungeons & Dreamers: A Story of how Computer Games Created a Global Community by Brad King & John Borland
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 86,100. Language: English. Published: February 27, 2014 by ETC Press. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Other biographies, Nonfiction » Entertainment » Computer gaming
Dungeons & Dreamers: A story of how computer games created a global community follows the designers, developers, and players who built the virtual games and communities that define today's digital entertainment landscape and explores the nature of what it means to live and thrive in virtual communities.
Dipping Your toes in the Water by simon morrell
Price: Free! Words: 18,680. Language: English. Published: May 24, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Other biographies(5.00 from 1 review)
This book, whilst written by a Martial Artist, is not about Martial Arts. Sure, the chapter ‘Dipping My Toes In The Water’ tells of the very personal battles I encountered on my way to success in the Martial Arts, but I feel it best demonstrates how success can be achieved in various stages, until your ultimate goal is met.
Following Moira: Gold Fragment by Mardi Shakti
Price: Free! Words: 8,390. Language: English. Published: March 11, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Coming of age, Nonfiction » Biography » Other biographies
The Incredibly Multi-Dimensional Story of Being HUman. This is my novel, in shattered pieces, each fragment reflecting a different perspective, a different lens. We are whole, yet we are also in pieces. We are multi-dimensional. Please don8 to support my art - see my bio. (Hug)Official Order of Fragments: Scarlet Rose Fire Gold Azure Indigo Violet Sunset ♥ Paperback to cherish COMING SOON!
The Edinburgh Cyrenians by Roger Leslie Paige
Price: $6.00 USD. Words: 111,040. Language: English. Published: October 27, 2010 by Spire Publishing. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Other biographies
“This is the first of a planned trilogy of books about my work with the homeless and people with alcohol problems. This book tells the story of the early years of the Edinburgh Cyrenian Trust. I had been a volunteer living in their hostel before I became their first residential social worker and finally their Treasurer in the late 80's.
Talking with Twentieth-Century Men by Peter Watson Jenkins
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 90,370. Language: English. Published: September 4, 2010. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Other biographies, Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Spiritual awakening
The souls of 21 famous men talk through the leading channel Toni Ann Winninger, about their past life and view of Earth today. They are: Frank Lloyd Wright, Picasso, Patton, Babe Ruth, Hemingway, Louis Armstrong, Walt Disney, George Orwell, Robert Oppenheimer, Jesse Owens, Sinatra,Yehudi Menuhin, Sam Walton, James Baldwin, Peter Sellers, Andy Warhol, Martin Luther King, Elvis Presley, John Lennon.
Secret Diary of a Cat by Fiorella Funrogue
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 1,110. Language: English (South African dialect). Published: August 7, 2013 by Truth House Publishing. Categories: Nonfiction » Children's Books » Animals / Cats, Nonfiction » Biography » Other biographies
In memory of Fiorella, the fun-filled fluffy furball of a cat with a big personality and considerably more than nine lives.
Talking with Twentieth-Century Women by Peter Watson Jenkins
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 91,890. Language: English. Published: September 17, 2010. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Other biographies, Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Spiritual awakening
The souls of 21 famous women talk through channel Toni Ann Winninger, about their past: Jane Addams, Marian Anderson, Maria Callas, Rachel Carson, Marie Curie, Amelia Earhart, Ella Fitzgerald, Anne Frank, Judy Garland, Barbara Jordan, Helen Keller, Margaret Mead, Golda Meir, Carmen Miranda, Marilyn Monroe, Georgia O’Keeffe, Sylvia Plath, Selena, Sharon Tate, Mother Teresa,Wilma Rudolph.
The Journey of a Health Diplomat by Cheming Yang
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 46,920. Language: English. Published: April 5, 2010. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Other biographies
This book is about the work and life experiences of a medical doctor who spent nearly two years in serving his government and the global health community. The content is the journal of Dr. Che-Ming Yang in 2007-2009 when he was working in the international health field as the Director General of Bureau of International Cooperation, Department of Health, Taiwan (ROC).
Expectations: Maleness, Whiteness and Me by William Wesley Werst
Price: Free! Words: 6,220. Language: English. Published: August 27, 2014. Categories: Essay » Author profile, Nonfiction » Biography » Other biographies
This is a short story about a personal examination of my life as a White Male and what it means to have privilege and the awareness of that privilege.
All My Friends Are Characters by Emma Wilkins
Price: Free! Words: 33,350. Language: English. Published: July 18, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Other biographies
One day, after years interviewing strangers in my job as a journalist, I started wondering what it would be like to interview people I know. I rounded up twelve of my bravest friends. I gave them baked goods, hot drinks and questions; they gave me their stories. This is the result.