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The Fiery Re-Entry of Boris Volynov
Price: Free! Words: 1,320. Language: English. Published: March 13, 2010. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Other biographies
The amazing yet rarely told true story of a Russian cosmonaut and his trouble-plagued mission.
2001: A Big Nutter Oddity
You set the price! Words: 12,470. Language: English. Published: October 21, 2009. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Other biographies
Author Mike Sharpe writes about two Christian events, as he is there.
JeugdZORG? vergeet het maar!
Price: Free! Words: 14,640. Language: Dutch. Published: May 11, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Parenting » Divorce and children, Nonfiction » Biography » Other biographies
Dit boek is gebaseerd op een waargebeurd verhaal, de ervaringen van een vader en zijn dochter. Het gaat over ongewenste gebeurtenissen bij Jeugdbescherming Overijssel, maar ook over een kind wat haar eigen onvermogen overwint en sterker wordt. Voor ouders die te maken hebben met jeugdzorg biedt het boek tips. De auteur hoopt dat dit boek een positieve bijdrage zal leveren tot betere jeugdZORG.
Harry Houdin: "The Great Polynational Mimic"
Price: Free! Words: 4,800. Language: English. Published: September 30, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Other biographies, Nonfiction » History » Modern / 19th Century
Introducing Harry Houdin—one of the most versatile performers you've never heard of. Born decades before the great Harry Houdini, he toured Australia and New Zealand between 1860 and 1863 with a one-man act featuring drawing-room magic and international impersonations done to song and dance. Students of magic history will enjoy this first formal work of research on the "polynational" entertainer.
Keiko-san's Story: An Account of the Minamata Tragedy
Price: Free! Words: 1,860. Language: English. Published: January 18, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Other biographies
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In 2008, I had the opportunity to listen to the story of a victim of the Minamata tragedy. Here is her story.
The Alchemist of Light: A Biography of Georges Méliès
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.
Joseph P. Day: The Great Salesman
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.
How to Fly
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.
Dipping Your toes in the Water
Price: Free! Words: 18,680. Language: English. Published: May 24, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Other biographies
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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
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!
Stunted
Price: Free! Words: 1,110. Language: English. Published: October 14, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Other biographies
Here is a short personal narrative (for school mainly) that gives a detailed account about my social anxiety one day at a restaurant.
Secret Diary of a Cat
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.
Expectations: Maleness, Whiteness and Me
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.
Tuffs
Price: $4.95 USD. Words: 10,460. Language: English. Published: March 7, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Other biographies
The first third of this short entry is surmised from the attitude, habits, actions and demeanor of this wonderful cat. The balance is based on events that occurred from the time he came into our home. He apparently had a very loving home and was given excellent care, then abandon. A story of survival, adaptions, and acceptance by a caring loving family.
Diary Of The Tweople
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 15,850. Language: English. Published: August 12, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Computers and Internet » Social networking, Nonfiction » Biography » Other biographies
On June 3rd, 2011, Twitter users from all over the world wrote about their day. This ebook is a collection of the best entries from the hundreds we received!
A Working Man's Road to Weight Loss
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 13,860. Language: English. Published: December 6, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » healthy living, Nonfiction » Biography » Other biographies
This is the true story of Mike Sammons, an over-the-road truck driver who lost over 200 lbs. He had no surgery, used no drugs and no special diet plan. Because of his example others have gained a vision for their own life to do what was necessary to improve their lives as well. Hopefully his story can be an encouragement to many others.
A Squirrel (ish) Adventure
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 9,160. Language: English. Published: January 8, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Other biographies, Nonfiction » Children's Books » Animals / Baby Animals
Life is a learning process, life is an adventure. This is the true story of how a baby squirrel fell from the ‘Tree Trees’ and through instinct, learning and an unerring drive for independence developed into a very wild animal.
The Final Eye: The Greed Runs Pure, Part 1
Price: Free! Words: 2,060. Language: English. Published: December 2, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Other biographies, Nonfiction » Relationships and Family » Life stages / general
The funniest thing about life is, we give chances to those whom waste it or take advantage of others for their own self gain. I gave a chance to someone who did this exact thing, and I later regret walking out on someone who actually loved me. Believe me, I am beyond grateful for them forgiving me now.
The Soul of Beth - The Luminous Black Dahlia
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 15,340. Language: English. Published: July 11, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Other biographies, Nonfiction » True Crime » Murder
Beth (Elizabeth Short), posthumously known as The Black Dahlia, was the victim of one of the most notorious unsolved crimes of the 20th century. Believing that she was unjustly portrayed in books and movies, her friend, Juanita Spinos describes her in The Soul of Beth as a strikingly beautiful, dignified, compassionate, and caring friend to be cherished and honored forever.
Fugitive of Injustice: The Biographical True Story of Two Brothers' Exemption, Induction, Suspension, Investigation, Escape and Presidential Pardon from the US Army Draft
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 13,610. Language: English. Published: November 21, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Other biographies, Nonfiction » True Crime » Nonviolent
As a full time university student, Matthew Douglas is exempt from the Vietnam War. But he's cast into the life of a fugitive which all starts after an unknown school counselor convinces him to drop a class.