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The Golden Gringo Chronicles - Part 3 by Bob Normand
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 29,010. Language: English. Published: June 14, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Other biographies, Nonfiction » Biography » Other biographies
True story of an American who moved to Costa Rica for retirement. Part three is about living there in his third, fourth and fifth years and his experiences establishing formal residency, adjusting to Costa Rican culture and discovering and enjoying all the aspects of living in a wildly beautiful country. Follow our hero as he encounters the various challenges and rewards of becoming an ex-pat.
Tamales for Sale: The Untold Story of an Immigrant Family by Niccole Martinez
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,350. Language: English. Published: October 10, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Other biographies, Nonfiction » Biography » Other biographies
The short biography of the struggles a real, undocumented family faced in the United States and the unlikely road they travelled to success.
From Roaring Hate to Ramrod Straight A Journey from Hitler’s Germany to the US Marine Corps by Peter S. Beck
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 202,210. Language: English. Published: December 17, 2012 by Fideli Publishing. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Military biography, Nonfiction » Biography » Military biography
This story tracks the life of an immigrant German Jew who was able to escape the clutches of Nazi Germany, fleeing Berlin, with his family in 1939, shortly after the horrific events of “Kristallnacht” when the Nazi Party in Germany finally showed its’ true colors. Left without a country and nowhere to go, the family manages to get to Genoa where transportation to Ecuador is arranged.
Standing In My Own Shadow by Barry Daniels
Price: $2.00 USD. Words: 48,790. Language: English. Published: August 19, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Other biographies, Nonfiction » Biography » Other biographies(4.00 from 1 review)
This is my autobiography, the story of a life not unlike many others, except that I have carried within me from my earliest days a mental illness which at its worst is terrifying and debilitating, and at its best is a dark cloud which spreads its shadow over every aspect of my life. I have been for most of my life in the grip of Depression.
The Prodigy - A Biography of William Sidis by Amy Wallace
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 93,210. Language: English. Published: October 10, 2011 by Crossroad Press. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Other biographies
William James Sidis (1898-1944) was born to a psychologist with some unorthodox ideas about child rearing, attended Harvard at an absurdly young age, only to fail to reach his potential. Wallace's book, the only biography of this most enigmatic of prodigies, gives us a balanced look at Sidis' up-bringing and a somewhat revisionist look at his later life.
The Dunce At The Back Of The Class by Ian Johnstone
Price: $4.25 USD. Words: 64,390. Language: British English. Published: November 13, 2013 by Strict Publishing International. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Other biographies, Nonfiction » Biography » Other biographies
William was an unwanted child, mistreated, beaten and mentally abused. He had to learn to look after himself, to stand up against those who abused him, and to become self-reliant emotionally and physically. William’s story is of a child desperate to reach out to someone or something to find an escape from the cruelty around him. It is a story that he has waited more than sixty years to tell.
Joe Zameret, an Unknown Family Hero by Yair Zameret
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 15,180. Language: English. Published: April 26, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Other biographies
This e-book is a memorial for Joe Zameret, a ‘forgotten’ family hero, who volunteered to fight against the fascists in Spain, and killed there.
Always In My Heart by Laura Lamberti
Price: $8.00 USD. Words: 28,290. Language: English. Published: February 28, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Other biographies, Nonfiction » Biography » Other biographies
A new born baby’s mother, Adelaide, suffers from postpartum depression after his birth. Adelaide’s depression drowns her in its tidal wave of darkness and her husband’s decisions leave her helpless and without hope. Yet Graham, who has never known his mother, feels that his mother is in his heart and not far away from him, despite the lies, secrecy and neglect surrounding her life.
Mumba, le gorille indomptable: Biographie d’un gorille esclave mort en captivité dans un jardin zoologique au Canada by Vivian NGUEPI DONGMO
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 28,900. Language: French. Published: December 19, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Other biographies
En 1961 des chasseurs traditionnels Bantou et des peuples autochtones Baka déciment au cours d’une partie de chasse un groupe social de gorilles dans la forêt du sud-est Cameroun. Un bébé-gorille rescapé est ensuite capturé puis vendu à des marchands d’animaux exotiques. Le bébé-gorille se retrouvera ensuite au zoo de Granby au Canada où il subira des expériences nouvelles d’éducation.
The Inventor by Henry Junior Kalke
Price: $4.95 USD. Words: 27,520. Language: English. Published: March 12, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Other biographies
The Inventor is a book about a true life farmer, born on a farm and died on the farm. The inventor has all the true life facts and history of a man who obviously was a very talented genius, arguably ahead of his time. He never gave up on a project until he made it work.All facts have been researched and written in the order of the inventor’s life and is not a work of fiction.
Ängeln vid Hovs Hallar by Thor-Björn Bergman
Price: $6.00 USD. Words: 71,440. Language: Swedish. Published: January 25, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Other biographies
Thor-Björn Bergman har valt att berätta om de omänskliga grymheter han utsattes för som barn och hur en ständig ångest ledde fram till beslutet att avsluta sitt långa lidande. Livet tog dock en oanad vändning och vi får följa honom på vägen dit. En väg säkert lik den flera av oss tvingas vandra - kanske också med oskrivna böcker i bagaget.
Professor Cromer Learns to Read: A Couple’s New Life after Brain Injury by Janet Cromer
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 93,500. Language: English. Published: June 28, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Diseases, Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Diseases
When a harrowing heart attack and cardiac arrest robbed Alan's brain of vital oxygen, he lost his abilities to read, write, walk, talk, think, and remember. In a flash, the successful physics professor became a brain injury survivor struggling to relearn everything he once knew. So began a seven year journey of intensive rehabilitation, combined with shaping a new identity, marriage, and life.
Unsung Heroes of the Tar Heel State, Volume 1 by J. Jackson Owensby
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 110,770. Language: English. Published: July 4, 2013 by A-Argus Better Book Publishers. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Military biography, Nonfiction » Biography » Military biography
Personal stories of men and women of North Carolina who served with distinction in the Armed Forces of the United States of America.
Who Was Armer Allen? by Murder Creek Publishing
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 7,720. Language: English. Published: September 19, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Other biographies
This is a short biography of a remarkable man from the Appalachians who touched many lives during his short 49 year life span. A few of the highlights of his life, including victories and defeats, are highlighted in this work.
Lung Cancer - My Story by Peter Oliver
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 19,330. Language: English. Published: April 8, 2014 by Bookpal Australia. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Other biographies
Peter, a non-smoker, was diagnosed in February 2010 with stage 4 lung cancer after visiting the doctor complaining of a sore back. His life changed dramatically, as did his family’s. ‘Lung Cancer- My Story ‘ tells Peter’s story from the day of diagnosis to his passing in November 2012.
Walk Into The Unknown by Ines C. Rothen
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 168,720. Language: English. Published: October 21, 2014 by Austin Macauley. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Other biographies
One summer in 1960 an au pair flew into London from Switzerland. Alone in the soot and bombsites, she hoped only to broaden her horizons and improve her English. A stranger to Britain at a time when television was new, abortion was illegal and some said the Beatles were crap, her father expected her back within a year.
Jonny Kennedy. The Story of the Boy Whose Skin Fell Off by Roger Stutter
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 44,970. Language: English. Published: January 4, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Other biographies
This is the biography of Jonny Kennedy: The Boy Whose Skin Fell Off, written by his best friend, who's idea it was that led to the successful chan4 documentary of the same name which has won numerous awards, not least an EMMY.
If it wasn't for bad luck, I'd have no luck at all by Graham Hatton-Downward
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 34,490. Language: English. Published: January 13, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Other biographies
Through my life I've been plagued by the most ridiculous bad luck you can imagine. This is a short book detailing those events making for a very funny read.
PRINCE OF THE CITY -The True Story of a Cop Who Knew Too Much by Robert Daley
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 111,270. Language: English. Published: July 2, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Other biographies
Young, enthusiastic, NYPD Det. Bob Leuci was part of the elite Special Investigating Unit which operated only against major drug dealers. Like all SIU detectives he and the team he led chose their own targets, roamed the city at will, made big seizures and were virtually unsupervised. They were great detectives. But all was not exactly as it seemed on the surface. Nor was Leuci the perfect cop.