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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.
Tread Softly: Bullying and the Death of Phoebe Prince
Price: $14.95 USD. Words: 105,790. Language: English. Published: November 23, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Other biographies
The 2010 suicide of Irish transplant Phoebe Prince in small-town Massachusetts garnered worldwide attention. Her story has been told in thousands of newspaper and magazine stories and television shows. But the true story is only now being told, and it's much worse than anyone knew.
JERICHO My Walls Are Coming Down
Price: $15.00 USD. Words: 10,350. Language: Simple English. Published: November 16, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Other biographies
This book is about low self esteem, rejection, witchcraft and other things you don't hear people talking on a regular basis. The author Kevin Petty, bares his soul in these gut wrenching accounts depicting how he saw life and how it affected him.
Tú también puedes
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 73,580. Language: Spanish. Published: November 12, 2012 by Chiado Editora. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Other biographies
Una mujer casada, con dos hijas y una buena vida, un día a través de la red se enamora de una mujer. Su vida cambiará para siempre dejándolo todo: su ciudad, su marido y su familia. Decide marcharse con sus hijas a vivir a Barcelona y empezar una nueva vida junto a la mujer que ama.
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.
Early Retirement; The Real Story
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 60,660. Language: English. Published: October 3, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Other biographies
Retirement is a strange culture and way of life compared to a working life. People have different values. For instance the work ethic can be a handicap. This book provides 18+ years of insight and humor into this social environment. See the attempts of this very early retiree to have fun by motorhome travel, travel eastern North America by boat, wintering in Florida and various other challenges.
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.
The Pink Nectar Café
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 27,190. Language: English. Published: September 12, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Other biographies, Nonfiction » History » North America
The Pink Nectar Café offers myths and mysteries and is richly draped in the patina of Southwestern lore, but Bishop is respectful enough not to lift the veil too far. As he reminds us, “Let the mystery be.”
Ex-Lawyer: 21 Concise Biographies of Former Attorneys and Law Students Who Found Success in Another Profession
Price: $9.97 USD. Words: 5,090. Language: English. Published: August 16, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Other biographies, Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography
This ebook consists of twenty-one concise biographies of former attorneys and law students who found success in another profession.
Elvis Fans Share Memories
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 58,480. Language: English. Published: August 13, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Other biographies
Elvis Fans Share Memories of how he influenced their lives threw his music and movies. He also touched their lives by the way he lived. Personal encounters with him were unforgettable. This book shares many of those touching stories. His legacy still influences today's fans decades after he left us.
La medianoche del cordero
Price: $4.55 USD. Words: 36,080. Language: Spanish. Published: July 14, 2012 by El Barco Ebrio Editorial. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Other biographies
La trágica historia de un cubano que, buscando una mejor vida, se dedica en Estados Unidos a la venta de drogas con consecuencias amargas para su vida y de los que le rodean.
Sit Down! Listen To This!
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 123,700. Language: English. Published: July 4, 2012 by Empire Publications enquiries@empire-uk.com. Categories: Nonfiction » Music » Blues, Nonfiction » Biography » Other biographies
Roger Eagle was a towering figure in British popular music. Uniquely his influence straddled the cultural divide separating Manchester and Liverpool.
The Oldest Son of a Miner
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 59,990. Language: English. Published: June 19, 2012 by Raider Publishing International. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Other biographies
Raider Publishing International presents a book by Jim Telford.
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.
The Vernons of Hanbury
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 178,440. Language: English. Published: May 8, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » History » European, Nonfiction » Biography » Other biographies
An account of the Vernon family of Hanbury, Worcs, from 1577 to 1961. The first member of the family in Hanbury was the rector, Richard Vernon, and his descendants bought the manor, and in about 1706, built Hanbury Hall. They became the largest landowners in Hanbury, but in the C20th the estate went into decline, and the family story ended in tragedy in 1940.
Horncastle's Suitcase
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 106,510. Language: English. Published: April 24, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Other biographies, Nonfiction » Self-improvement » Addiction and recovery
My life growing up on the West Coast NZ in a poor farming family of 12. A quick paced read that takes you into my personal life- my alcoholic father, making do out of nothing, finding wealth in business, losing a daughter to cancer, attempted suicide, depression, alcoholism, and coming back out the other side to an amazing family and supportive friends. Still here and I want to make a difference.
Mending Matthew
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.
Trucker
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 86,990. Language: English. Published: March 7, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Other biographies, Nonfiction » General reference » Curiosities & wonders
This is the true story of trucking in the United States. It's not like in the funny papers or on TV. It's a way of life that will surprise most people. Follow a year with Merlin and Jo as they drive their semi across the country.
Preserved Ginger
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 65,150. Language: English. Published: January 31, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Biography » Other biographies
Preserved Ginger is a kind of loose biography, being the life stuff of a retired orchestral musician. (Old enough to know better and too old to give a s…) I’ve developed some reasonably firm views over the years, and being utterly unknown I enjoy the complete freedom to have a stab at anything I feel like - right or wrong
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.