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Tan fugaz como un sueño
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 29,360. Language: Spanish. Published: April 7, 2013 by Chiado Editora. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Literary biography
La autora nos adentra en el rico y misterioso campo de las emociones, abriéndonos de par en par las puertas de su corazón y haciéndonos a todos un anhelado llamamiento al "Amor". Ahora es el momento de regresar a nuestra fuente de inspiración, porque quizás más tarde ya no tengamos tiempo.
King of the Sun
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 43,350. Language: English. Published: April 4, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
I’m sure you’ve heard this cliché: “Think of your life’s journey as a river.” Therapists and Self-help gurus use it all the time. Well, I have my own cliché: “Rivers are created by God’s tears.” I believe in both cliches. I grew up encircled by rivers – the Missouri and the Sun. I grew up fly-fishing. I grew up dreaming and grew older destroying. For drunks destroy both dreams and lives.
The Lonely House: A Biography of Emily Dickinson
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Series: Unofficial Biographies, Book 8. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 10,120. Language: English. Published: March 19, 2013 by BookCaps. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Literary biography
During her lifetime, Emily Dickinson did not seek out recognition or attempt to change the world around her, even in the smallest way. A private but not antisocial person, she kept her life’s work, and her innermost feelings, almost entirely to herself. Her life was rich in intellectual pursuits, and she had many friends with whom she exchanged witty and brilliant letters, but she rarely left the
The Real Life Mary Poppins: The Life and Times of P.L. Travers
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 12,180. Language: English. Published: February 20, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Literary biography
Among twentieth century authors, P. L. Travers was by far the most productive and famous to hail from the British colony of Australia. After a brief and modestly successful acting career, she moved to London and pursued her own brand of journalism. She was a well-regarded drama critic and travel author, and she became friends with many influential writers and thinkers on both sides of the
Sartre y Simone de Beauvoir. Atados por la libertad
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Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 34,270. Language: Spanish. Published: January 29, 2013 by LD Books - Lectorum. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Literary biography
La historia que narra este libro es una relación atípica, que no evita detalles escabrosos ni deja de resaltar lo extraordinario y duradero de un amor. Esta es la historia de dos de los más importantes y controversiales escritores y pensadores del Siglo XX: Sartre y Simone de Beauvoir.
Auf dem Weg zu West Egg: Die flüchtige Beziehung von F. Scott und Zelda Fitzgerald
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 10,550. Language: German. Published: January 17, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Literary biography
Glamour, Alkohol, rücksichtsloses und sorgloses Verhalten - alle Themen von einem großen F. Scott Fitzgerald Roman? Ja. Aber im Fall von Fitzgerald imitiert die Romanliteratur das Leben. Fitzgeralds Ehe mit Zelda war flüchtig von Anfang an - es wurde durch Alkoholmissbrauch, Schulden und psychische Krankheit geplagt. "Der große Gatsby" könnte Fitzgeralds am meisten gelesene Geschichte sein,
Margaret Forster: A Life in Books
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Price: $3.70 USD. Words: 24,300. Language: English. Published: January 16, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Literary biography
Margaret Forster is one of the UK's most prolific and respected authors. Born in Cumbria to working class parents in 1938, she wrote her first novel at the age of twenty two. Since then she has published 24 novels as well as 9 non-fiction titles - a mixture of award-winning biography and memoir. A Life in Books sets out to answer many of the questions that readers most often want to ask.
Katherine Mansfield: The Story-Teller
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Price: $8.00 USD. Words: 215,570. Language: English. Published: January 16, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Literary biography
The compelling, intimate, and often controversial, story of Katherine Mansfield - one of the world's greatest short story writers – the only writer Virginia Woolf confessed to being afraid of. Using previously unavailable material Jones vividly evokes the tragic, but courageous, drama of this fragile yet feisty author: her life, loves and her passion for writing.
Clean White Pants
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 87,060. Language: English (Scottish dialect). Published: January 3, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Literary biography
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Joe Armstrong was born to illiterate parents in a deprived area of Glasgow in the year 1955. From a very early age he suffered the trauma and shame associated with abject poverty and ignorance and it never left him. Despite his parents indifference towards him and his inherent inferiority complex Joe quickly realised he was the quintessential ‘square peg in round hole’ and he just has to get out
On my way to Samarkand - memoirs of a travelling writer
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 138,560. Language: English. Published: December 14, 2012 by infinity plus. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Garry Kilworth is a varied and prolific writer who has travelled widely since childhood, living in a number of countries, especially in the Far East. His books include SF and fantasy, historical novels, literary novels, story collections, children's books and film novelisations. This autobiography covers family history, travels and his experiences in publishing. 'a master of his trade' (Punch)
The Beat Killer: A Biography of Beat Writer Lucien Carr and Riverside Park Murder
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Series: Unofficial Biographies, Book 5. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 10,430. Language: English. Published: November 15, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Literary biography
Lucien Carr is rarely, if ever, mentioned in the same breath as the more famous poets and authors of the Beat Generation such as Jack Kerouac, Allen Ginsberg, or William Burroughs. The Beats were known for views and work that was considered very radical in the 1940s, 1950s, and into the 1960s. For some, this work was shocking, for others it was freeing and inspired a new generation of writers.
Mayakovski Mémoires d'Elsa Triolet 1939
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 22,020. Language: Russian. Published: October 17, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Literary biography
Мною двигало желание сохранить и перевести на родной язык Маяковского ещё один рассказ о нём, возможно самый первый из опубликованных когда-то. Напомнить русскоязычному миру о гениальном русском поэте. И посвятить эту работу своему другу Диме Смелянцеву.
On the Road to West Egg: The Volatile Relationship of F. Scott and Zelda Fitzgerald
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 10,370. Language: English. Published: October 9, 2012 by BookCaps. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Literary biography
Glamour, alcohol, reckless and carefree behavior--all themes of a great F. Scott Fitzgerald novel? Yes. But, in the case of Fitzgerald, fiction imitates life. Fitzgerald's marriage to Zelda was volatile from the start--it was plagued by alcohol abuse, debt, and mental illness. "The Great Gatsby" may be Fitzgerald's most read story, but his most fascinating story was his relationship to Zelda Fit
Hermann Ungar: a Life and Works
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Price: Free! Words: 213,560. Language: English. Published: September 20, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Literary biography
English translation of Dieter Südhoff's PhD thesis on the life of forgotten Czech Jewish writer, Hermann Ungar, who died in 1929.
The Mysterious Mind of Opal Whiteley: Four Unique Lives Compared
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 15,400. Language: English. Published: September 15, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Literary biography
Opal Whiteley (1897-1992) remains a mysterious figure. Her life began as a brilliant girl with a passion for nature living in logging camps in Oregon, and ended as a psychiatric patient in the Napsbury Hospital in England after decades of institutionalization. How did this happen? Can the riddle of multi-synaesthete Whiteley be solved by comparing her life with other famous and enigmatic people?
The Strange and Mysterious Life of Opal Whiteley
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,750. Language: English. Published: August 31, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Literary biography
Opal Irene Whiteley was born in 1897 in Washington and was raised in Oregon, and died at the Napsbury Hospital in England as a psychiatric patient, at the age of ninety-four in 1992. How did a brilliant young American girl with a passion for geology and nature study come to end her life institutionalized in England?
George Orwell: An Introduction to the Man and his Work
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 36,060. Language: English. Published: August 27, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Literary biography
The life and writing of novelist and essayist George Orwell, from his childhood in England to his masterpieces, Animal Farm and 1984, and finally his death from tuberculosis in 1950.
Ayn Rand Universe: The Unofficial Guide to Her Life, Books, and Philosophy
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 11,670. Language: English. Published: August 8, 2012 by BookCaps. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Literary biography
Ayn Rand is one of the most polarizing authors of the 20th century. Best known for novels “The Fountainhead” and “Atlas Shrugged,” which used characters intent on exercising their individualism over conformity, Rand became a pop philosopher in the 1950s. Her work upholds the virtues of a philosophy that she and Nathaniel Branden called Objectivism.
The Real Wizard of Oz: The Life and Times of L. Frank Baum
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 8,460. Language: English. Published: August 6, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Literary biography
For over 100 years, L. Frank Baum's classic fantasy series "The Wizard of Oz" has inspired films, books, and even fan clubs. Despite the success of the series, not a lot has been written about the author: L. Frank Baum.
SO LONG: Short Memoirs of Loss and Remembrance
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Series: Telling Our Stories Press. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 65,810. Language: English. Published: August 3, 2012 by Telling Our Stories Press. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
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A heartfelt collection of narratives of various forms and shapes on grief, loss and remembrance.