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Twin Brothers Worlds Apart
By Kevin Healey
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 29,550. Language: English. Published: July 1, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Other biographies
In Words - Kevin Healey's Autobiography When I was a child I knew my brother and I were different. He was more affected with autism than I. Sometimes in my life I wished we could have changed places or swap bodies. I didn’t want him to be trapped in his own world as much as I wanted to disappear in my own world so many times.
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. Category: 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.
The Pinball Theory
By Howard McKay
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 134,260. Language: English. Published: June 22, 2011 by Steve Wright Publications. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Other biographies
This is the story of a British man who overcame difficult early years to enjoy a successful engineering career in Asia. Following divorce, he also developed a successful bar and restaurant business. He was also a keen amateur sportsman, musician and singer. He now lives in the Philippines.
"Brotherhood of the Rejected Screenplay"
By Chris Braun
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 34,870. Language: English. Published: May 16, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Other biographies
15 CRAZED Years Trying to Sell Alec Baldwin my original screenplay-Providence. My NY minute with Alec at NYU, my wild experiences in the Navy, pursuing Alec Baldwin (then later Billy and Stephen) with my screenplay while my life swirled out of control. During this quest-my life is completely destroyed as I build it back up, reuniting with my family/God and continuing my quest for Alec Baldwin.
You Have To Laugh Or Else You'll Cry
By Ruth Watkins-Leech
Price: $10.00 USD. Words: 11,850. Language: English. Published: May 16, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Other biographies
This book is a biography of my late Aunt Alice, who, like millions of other people, developed Alzheimer's disease. I was responsible for her the last few years of her life after she could no longer live alone. She had quite a sense of humor and could also be difficult Anyone who has ever had a loved one with dementia and/or Alzheimer's disease will benefit from and enjoy reading this book.
Sharing Jamie's World - The Life and Love of a Child with Cystic Fibrosis
By Joe C. Thompson
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 22,980. Language: English. Published: May 12, 2011 by Fideli Publishing. Category: Nonfiction » Inspiration » Personal inspiration
This is the valiant story of the fifteen-year life of cystic fibrosis victim, Jamie Thompson, told by his father. It is also the story of how his illness and his fight against it drew his whole family together in their ardent desire to help him in his courageous battle against this affliction. The remarkable patience of his parents and brother is fortified by their enduring faith in God.
Joe Zameret, an Unknown Family Hero
By Yair Zameret
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 15,180. Language: English. Published: April 26, 2011. Category: 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.
Zamenhof. The Life, Works and Ideas of the Author of Esperanto
By Aleksander Korzhenkov
Price: $7.95 USD. Words: 29,760. Language: English. Published: April 25, 2011 by Mondial. Category: Nonfiction » History » European
Released to the public for the first time in in 1887, Esperanto had its specific origins in the fertile brain of a single individual, Zamenhof, and in the particular circum stan ces into which he was born and came of age. It is the story of these origins that Aleksander Korzhenkov's biography sets out to tell.
Thailand - The Ups and Downs Continued
By Alan Little
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 45,530. Language: English. Published: April 18, 2011 by booksmango. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Other biographies
The story continues where it left off with the main character’s visit to the hospital. In this book the reader becomes the Judge and Jury over Pete and Mollies affairs. Jealousy remains a serious problem throughout and the Step-Son lands himself in deep water with the police yet again. More funny stories about Thai family life, with some serious ones as well. The Ups and Downs continue…
Invisible Ink
By Carl A. Veno
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 57,580. Language: English. Published: April 15, 2011 by Fideli Publishing. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Other biographies
Assemble a cast of colorful characters — heroines, villains, lovers, odd-ball journalists, and life-shaping historical events. Weave unpredictable plots that challenge our assumptions of reality. Enact a drama of high adventure in space, in the street, and in the newsroom. Then lean back and ponder that these are rue stories from our own times.
Reminiscences at 60
By Howard Ingram
Price: $2.90 USD. Words: 54,380. Language: English. Published: March 12, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Other biographies
An entertaining, irreverent and erudite romp through 60 years lived to the full by ex-millionaire, (to be again), businessman, writer, actor, sailor, teacher, consultant, entrepreneur, traveller and lover.
Męskie rozmowy nastolatka
By Jakub Skworz
Price: Free! Words: 29,690. Language: Polish. Published: March 11, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Other biographies
Ośmiu znanych mężczyzn, osiem odmiennych historii. Izdebski, Kondrat, Kuczok, Santorski, Sawka, Turnau, Zanussi, Zięba - decydują się odpowiedzieć na pytania nastolatka o dorastaniu, trudnych decyzjach i ich konsekwencjach.
Tuffs
By Reva Maria
Price: $4.95 USD. Words: 10,460. Language: English. Published: March 7, 2011. Category: 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.
The Israelite and Your Freedoms
By Bob Cornell
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 30,660. Language: English. Published: February 19, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Other biographies
The subject of this book is probably someone you have never heard of. And yet he is in the same category as Washington, the two Adams (John and Sam), Franklin, Morris, Madison and Jefferson. This man was a forefather of America. Our book covers his life and times from his birthplace in Poland through the revolutionary contest we had with Britain.
Defiance: A Chronicle of Courage
By Chance DeWitt
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 73,300. Language: English. Published: February 16, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Other biographies
Nowhere is a woman's courage tested more than when she must escape the terrors of a revolution and uproot her family. This is a true story of one woman's courage, leaving a life of opulence behind to escape through thebrutal desert of eastern Iran with her two small children. Abandoned in the desert by those who had been paid to save her, would she watch her children die? Or could she save them?
The Edinburgh Cyrenians
By Roger Leslie Paige
Price: $6.00 USD. Words: 111,040. Language: English. Published: October 27, 2010 by Spire Publishing. Category: 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 Women
By Peter Watson Jenkins
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 91,890. Language: English. Published: September 17, 2010. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Other biographies
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.
Talking with Twentieth-Century Men
By Peter Watson Jenkins
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 90,370. Language: English. Published: September 4, 2010. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Other biographies
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.
From Prussia to Russia to North America: 300 Years
By Stanley Harder
Price: $6.95 USD. Words: 47,080. Language: English. Published: July 29, 2010. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Other biographies
A valuable reference for descendants and genealogists, "From Prussia to Russia to North America: 300 Years" documents the early history of the Anabaptists, the Mennonites in Prussia, and in the New Russia. A concise history of the Mennonites in the Ukraine, it includes documentation of the southern Minnesota Quiring, Siemen, Harder, and Sawatzky families of the Mt Lake and Butterfield vicinit
Lifeliner: The Judy Taylor Story
By Shireen Jeejeebhoy
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 67,180. Language: English. Published: May 21, 2010. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Woman biographies
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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.