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Read Write [Hand]: A multi-disciplinary Nick Cave reader
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 49,940. Language: English. Published: November 27, 2011 by Silkworms Ink. Category: Nonfiction » Music » Rock music
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.
Off The Wings of a Child
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Price: $1.50 USD. Words: 4,710. Language: English. Published: July 27, 2011. Category: 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!
Muslim Knights - Volume 1
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Series: Knights of Arabia, Book 3 · Muslim Knights, Book 1. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 13,920. Language: English. Published: July 27, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » History » Middle East
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).
Women History Forgot
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Price: $5.00 USD. Words: 60,790. Language: English. Published: June 29, 2011. Category: 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
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 86,120. Language: English. Published: March 24, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Biographical anthologies
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.
Legends, Labors & Loves: William Jackson Palmer, 1836—1909
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Series: Regional History Series. Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 126,290. Language: English. Published: November 4, 2013 by Pikes Peak Library District. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Biographical anthologies
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.”
Tragic Deaths of Cary, North Carolina Youths
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Price: $3.75 USD. Words: 3,420. Language: English. Published: October 14, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Biographical anthologies
My book includes short biographies of young people who resided in Cary, NC, whose lives were ended prematurely in car wrecks, shootings, drunk driving accidents, and other tragedies. The time span of the book encompasses young men and women who were born between 1930 and 1968. Most of the deaths occurred between 1950 and 1974.
A World Torn Asunder: The Life and Triumph of Constantin C. Giurescu
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Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 143,560. Language: English. Published: November 25, 2012 by Bettie Youngs Book Publishers. Category: 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.
Living in the Dark
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 36,130. Language: English. Published: February 4, 2014. Category: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author
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.
Mama and Me
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 300,220. Language: English. Published: April 11, 2012 by Fideli Publishing. Category: Nonfiction » Entertainment » History & Criticism
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.
Roll: A Collection of Personal Narratives
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Series: Telling Our Stories Press. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 71,700. Language: English. Published: September 26, 2012 by Telling Our Stories Press. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Biographical anthologies
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.
I Can Still Drive at Night
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 50,590. Language: English. Published: July 29, 2013. Category: 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?"
Memories
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,220. Language: English. Published: January 25, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
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Ten Anecdotes of the author's life experiences - taken mainly from the early years. The reader will find plenty of nostalgia in this one. (A compendium of three books = "There's one born every minute", "Give it to Dad!" and "Home is where the Heart is.")
Jack Stories
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 21,260. Language: English. Published: January 3, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
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.
Seriously: What Makes Us Happy
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 22,340. Language: English. Published: May 21, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Biographical anthologies
“You don’t have to be a millionaire to leave a legacy.” The Pointe Overlook Writers attempted to capture family history on paper as part of their legacy. In addition to sharing some of their stories, they included their secret of happiness, and their yet unfulfilled obituaries.
USC Latino Alumni Association Spotlight 2013
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Price: Free! Words: 4,050. Language: English. Published: August 5, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Biographical anthologies
“Inspiration in action” is the best way to describe our talented, altruistic and successful USC Latino alumni! It is in this spirit that we celebrate three outstanding alumni, USC Latino Alumni Association advocate and friend and begin our alumni archive.
Arabian Knights - Volume 2
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Series: Knights of Arabia, Book 2 · Arabian Knights, Book 2. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 11,990. Language: English. Published: April 1, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Biographical anthologies
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".
Muslim Knights - Volume 2
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Series: Knights of Arabia, Book 4 · Muslim Knights, Book 2. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 10,600. Language: English. Published: November 25, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » History » Middle East
In this second volume of Muslim Knights you can read about Salman's advice on balancing one's life, the challenge a Roman Emperor issued to an Amawi Calipha, the disturbing dream of Abdullah bin Umar, the conversion of an entire tribe from Yathrib because of their leader Sa'ad bin Muathe, Sa'ad bin Abi Waqas' dealings with his controlling mother, and the serene wisdom of a Calipha's grandson.
Where We Land
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 82,830. Language: English. Published: October 15, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Biographical anthologies
If we ourselves could choose how, where or when we enter this life, I'm not so sure things would be much different for us than they are. We would of course, choose nothing but the best for ourselves and then when things went wrong, as we know they most certainly could, we would not have the character, normally taught us of trying times that it takes to survive in this less than perfect life.
My Journey Entries
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 14,410. Language: English. Published: May 12, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Biographical anthologies
~Join me in my breathtaking true story about my journey with my scheming abusive adoptive mother Mary. I’ll be telling you all the fanatical stories concerning my disastrous teen hood. And, how I endure the drama and fought in what I thought was right. Hopefully my dreams of leading a normal life might come true, or will I be just another victim; in my adoptive mothers deceitful mind games.