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Safe at Last: Refugees in America by Don Miller
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 81,550. Language: English. Published: September 4, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Contemporary political, Nonfiction » Biography » Biographical anthologies
Clinical Psychologist Dr. Don Miller has interviewed over 2,000 refugees who escaped from danger from seven different countries. This is a book of their stories. Most of them went through incredible suffering and hardship in their native countries and on their way to America. This included ethnic cleansing, starvation, torture, beatings and long periods of incarceration.
It's About Living by Durham Editing and E-books
Series: Durham Editing and E-books Anthologies 2014. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 64,120. Language: English. Published: September 20, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Biography » Biographical anthologies
A small collection of big hearts including Carl “Papa” Palmer, Chantal Bellehumeur, Connie Langhorst, Duane L. Herrmann, James Penha, Julia Rose Grey, Linda Harris Sittig, Myra Biernat Wells, Pat Romito LaPointe, Patricia D’Innocenzo, Susan M. Tyrrell, April J. Durham, and Patrick Durham.
Holy Trinity College: The Boarding School Mafia - Volume 2 by Christina Williams
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 12,870. Language: English. Published: June 12, 2011 by DoroClem Publishing. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Biographical anthologies, Fiction » Young adult or teen » Drama
If you think boarding school has no similarities with the Mafia, then think again. On the surface, Holy Trinity College is a regular single sex (boys only) Catholic secondary school somewhere in Africa. However, below the surface, without the knowledge of the college administration, the prefects run the college like the Mafia. This book is based on true events.
A Distance Travelled by Terence Kearey
Series: History Comes to Life, Book 4. Price: $2.85 USD. Words: 64,490. Language: English. Published: February 12, 2012 by Mereo Books. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Biographical anthologies, Nonfiction » History » Modern / 20th Century
A Distance Travelled is the fourth in a quartet of books by Terence Kearey dealing with aspects of life in Britain through the centuries from a family perspective. Caught up in the greed and restrictive practices of post-war industry, he came near to total collapse. Helped by friends and family he was able to recover, remarry and rebuild his life
WESTERNS: A Guide to the Best (and Worst) Western Movies on DVD by John Howard Reid
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 80,280. Language: English. Published: February 18, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Entertainment industry, Nonfiction » Biography » Biographical anthologies
A feast for western movie fans, this book looks at over 400 of the 2,000 DVDs on sale. In addition to detailed reviews of classics (The Big Country, Broken Arrow, The Searchers, Stagecoach, Shane, etc., the author focuses on William Boyd (the entire 66 Hopalong Cassidy series), John Wayne, Gene Autry, Roy Rogers, Buck Jones and Alan Ladd. Finally, some of Hollywood's worst westerns are examined.
Sheep Tales by Margaret Minchin
Price: Free! Words: 20,750. Language: English. Published: September 13, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Biographical anthologies
A woman's story about living in the country in and looking after sheep on a small New Zealand 20 hectares farm in recent times. The care of the sheep during and the uncovering of their personalities over a year and their needs during that time...
Off The Wings of a Child by Lee E. Shilo
Price: $1.50 USD. Words: 4,710. Language: English. Published: July 27, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Biographical anthologies
Most times, I would have to jump up and dangle in the air, to turn the doorknob in order to open the door. One time I missed and fell backwards, tumbling down the long stairs. I cannot remember the journey itself, nor the pain of bouncing off each and every step on the long fall down. I do however, remember waking up!
Loving Hearts Live Forever by Melody Ravert
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 19,930. Language: English. Published: February 13, 2011 by Fideli Publishing. Categories: Nonfiction » Inspiration » Personal inspiration, Nonfiction » Biography » Biographical anthologies
This is a collection of memories shared by family and friends of their loved ones who have gone to be with the Lord. The stories and poems will bring laughter, tears, joy, and healing to all who knew them. These moments are just a few reminders of their special qualities that we enjoyed while they were here.
Legends, Labors & Loves: William Jackson Palmer, 1836—1909 by Tim Blevins (editor), Dennis Daily (editor), Chris Nicholl (editor), Calvin P. Otto (editor), & Katherine Scott Sturdevant (editor)
Series: Regional History Series. Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 126,290. Language: English. Published: November 4, 2013 by Pikes Peak Library District. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Biographical anthologies, Nonfiction » History » North America
Legends, Labors & Loves reveals a remarkable and modest man and opens every reader’s eyes to a new view of Colorado Springs’ founder William Jackson Palmer. There is no scandal, nor is there deception. Not only will you find integrity, leadership and compassion in this book, but you will witness Palmer’s tenacious conviction, strength, and shrewdness—just how one imagines a true “founding father.”
Muslim Knights - Volume 1 by Aisha Bilal
Series: Knights of Arabia, Book 3 · Muslim Knights, Book 1. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 13,920. Language: English. Published: July 27, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Middle East, Nonfiction » Biography » Biographical anthologies
In this book you can read about historical Islamic figures such as Salman Al-Farisi (the first Persian Muslim), Bilal bin Ribah (the first man to do the athan), Ibn Al-Maghazilee (a talented comedian), Eyas bin Mu'awiya (a famously clever judge), Nuaiman bin Amr Al-Ansari (an irrepressible trickster), Muhammad (peace be upon him), Abdullah bin Huthafa and Suhaib bin Sinan (the first Roman Muslim).
Living in the Dark by Roger Russell
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 36,130. Language: English. Published: February 4, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author, Nonfiction » Biography » Biographical anthologies
A collection of short stories and some poems written in Africa; some are real and some fictional. Most of them are based on events that happened far below the surface of the earth in a world that is in fact stranger than fiction. They are of random events and thoughts with no particular theme.
Read Write [Hand]: A multi-disciplinary Nick Cave reader by Silkworms Ink Anthologies
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 49,940. Language: English. Published: November 27, 2011 by Silkworms Ink. Categories: Nonfiction » Music » Rock music, Nonfiction » Biography » Biographical anthologies
Read Write [Hand]: A multi-disciplinary Nick Cave reader is a provocative new e-collection of illustrated essays, accompanied by illustrative online mixtapes, which interrogates Nick Cave’s literary undertones and emphases, false-starts and fixations, achievements and overall credentials.
Jack Stories by Lillie Ammann
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 21,260. Language: English. Published: January 3, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir, Nonfiction » Biography » Biographical anthologies
Jack Jordan Ammann Jr. touched many lives with his generosity, strong personality, loyalty, kindness, and humor. After Jack's death, friends shared their favorite “Jack stories,” funny and serious, short and long. Enjoy favorite memories of a special man.
A World Torn Asunder: The Life and Triumph of Constantin C. Giurescu by Marina Giurescu
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 143,560. Language: English. Published: November 25, 2012 by Bettie Youngs Book Publishing Co.. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Biographical anthologies
A biography of Constantin Giurescu, Romania’s leading historian who in a war-torn Romania is confined to the notorious Sighet penitentiary. His diary was put in a glass jar, buried, then smuggled out by Dr. Paul E. Michelson—who does the FOREWORD for this book). An account from the turn of the century to the fall of Communism, the sellout of Eastern Europe and finally, the rise of modern Romania.
Women History Forgot by madeline hartmann
Price: $5.00 USD. Words: 60,790. Language: English. Published: June 29, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Biographical anthologies
Powerful women in world History? You bet. Rulers, scientists, fighters....they are here and most are unknown. Forgotten and they should not be!
Skivvy Girl: The Love of a Post WWII Japanese Pleasure Girl by Earnest Mercer
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 86,120. Language: English. Published: March 24, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Biographical anthologies, Fiction » Plays & Screenplays » Asian
A historical fiction set in Japan after WWII. A young fatherless girl facing an intolerable life becomes a prostitute in Yokosuka though she has no sexual experience beyond high school petting. After rigorous training she begins to accommodate clients when she is visited by a young American sailor with whom she forms a close bond. They survive calamity, but their affair is doomed by fate.
Roll: A Collection of Personal Narratives by CoCo Harris
Series: Telling Our Stories Press. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 71,700. Language: English. Published: September 26, 2012 by Telling Our Stories Press. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Biographical anthologies, Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
A collection of short personal narratives and memoirs. This collection features the work of over fifty authors telling the stories of their lives, one short narrative at a time.
Arabian Knights - Volume 2 by Aisha Bilal
Series: Knights of Arabia, Book 2 · Arabian Knights, Book 2. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 11,990. Language: English. Published: April 1, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Biographical anthologies, Nonfiction » History » Middle East
In this volume you can read about hidden tombs and lost wells, brave knights and cowardly murderers, an endangered crown prince and a man looking for his soul mate. Whether you’re interested in anthropology, theology or just plain old-fashioned adventure, you're sure to find a story you like in this fun second installment of the narrative history series "Knights of Arabia".
Mama and Me by Bette Nunn
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 300,200. Language: English. Published: April 11, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Entertainment » History & Criticism, Nonfiction » Biography » Biographical anthologies
Includes many of the “Mama and Me” and “Bette’s Barbs” columns written for The Martinsville Reporter and The Reporter-Times in Martinsville, IN, for the last half century. The columns talk about things that happened—births, deaths, schools, store openings, fires, crimes, store closings, historical events, tragedies, wars, events in Martinsville and Morgan County, and stories about local people.
I Can Still Drive at Night by Sheldon Saltman
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 50,590. Language: English. Published: July 29, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Biographical anthologies
This book is about a love lost through the death of a spouse. It entails the humorous events that the survivor encountered. Primarily, it deals with all of the widows who came out of the woodwork wanting to make sure that he did not go hungry. There were constant offers of casseroles, briskets, and other exotic dishes. Not wanting him to eat alone, they all asked, "Can you drive at night?"