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Muslim Knights - Volume 1
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).
Read Write [Hand]: A multi-disciplinary Nick Cave reader
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.
Women History Forgot
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!
A World Torn Asunder: The Life and Triumph of Constantin C. 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.
Skivvy Girl: The Love of a Post WWII Japanese Pleasure Girl
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
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.
Jack Stories
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.
Mama and Me
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.
Arabian Knights - Volume 2
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".
Memories
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,220. Language: English. Published: January 25, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir, Nonfiction » Biography » Biographical anthologies
(4.00 from 1 review)
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.")
I Can Still Drive at Night
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?"
Seriously: What Makes Us Happy
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 22,340. Language: English. Published: May 21, 2012. Categories: 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.
Muslim Knights - Volume 2
Series: Knights of Arabia, Book 4 · Muslim Knights, Book 2. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 10,600. Language: English. Published: November 25, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Middle East, Nonfiction » Biography » Biographical anthologies
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.
Haywire My Life in the Mines
Price: Free! Words: 51,560. Language: English. Published: December 30, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Biographical anthologies
This autobiographical book describes the author's family through war and depression, and goes on to relate his experiences underground in the late 1960's and early 1970's. It is written from the point of view of the average Joe who went underground when he was eighteen and didn't know what he was getting into. The author considers himself lucky to have survived those years.
DutyBound
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 20,740. Language: Commonwealth English. Published: December 2, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Biographical anthologies, Nonfiction » History » War
A true story of a police inspector who becomes a spy for the Allies during the Japanese Occupation of Singapore in World War II. He is tasked to smuggle classified documents out from a POW camp which could prevent another major invasion. This book was written based on the notes Halford Boudewyn left behind shortly before his death. Now for the first time, his complete story can be told.
A Wedding Invitation
Price: $1.49 USD. Words: 10,940. Language: British English. Published: January 18, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Biographical anthologies
A short story for adults. You may not believe it, but this story is true. A wedding invitation that came out of the blue. The wedding was in a place with memories so sad. And in that place, were stories funny, waiting to be had.
The Songs of Kamal
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 5,650. Language: English. Published: June 4, 2014 by Erik Istrup Publishing. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Biographical anthologies, Nonfiction » Antiques & Collectibles
Like Neale Donald Walsch in "Conversations with God", Kamal gives us, in his poetic style, a rare opportunity to get a glimpse of a seeker's experience through these personal diary pages in his dialogue with The One. We witness his deep love and compassion for humanity and his honesty and devotion to the divine.
Bahau, the Elephant & the Ham
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 30,700. Language: English. Published: December 2, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Biographical anthologies
During World War II many civilians in Singapore were starving under the Japanese Occupation. A farming community in Bahau, Malaya was formed for Eurasians. Largely inept at working the land, many fell victim to disease and malnutrition. 'Bahau, the Elephant & the Ham' charts with stark vividness and a touch of humor, the day-to-day struggles of one family to endure against the odds.
Highlights
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 6,680. Language: English. Published: December 31, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Biographical anthologies
Highlight stories, Life cameos, German, Brazilian, American the heritage of a life time. I found the the USA the country I love.
Suicide Pacts Agreed Upon Plans To Die
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 5,330. Language: English. Published: October 16, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Biographical anthologies, Nonfiction » Psychology » Depression
My e-book is not a scientific or psychological text which attempts to use statistics in any way, or to explain behavior. Instead I have included true life cases of suicide pacts from newspaper accounts and ancestral records. I leave it up to readers to decide on the motivations of the various people involved. I will say, however, that suicide pacts are formed most often by feelings of desperation.