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The Cowboy Chronicles
By Bill Davis
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 73,750. Language: English. Published: December 6, 2009. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Biographical anthologies
In May of 1999, Michael Toney was wrongfully convicted by a Tarrant County Texas kangaroo court for the 1985 Lake Worth Texas Bombings and received the death penalty. In November 2000, Michael made the acquaintance of Mr. Bill Davis through the letters to the editor page of the Fort Worth Star-Telegram. This book relates the 10 year long struggle of Cowboy Toney to obtain his freedom.
Victorian Drug Fiends - Classic Tales of Opium and Hashish!
By Abe Aaronson
Price: $5.95 USD. Words: 106,910. Language: English. Published: December 30, 2009 by FishesEye Publishing. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Biographical anthologies
A collection of infamous classics of drug literature: short stories, hours of giddy entertainment: journalism, medical reports, poetry, visions, capturing the heady essence of Victorian drug culture. From the Romantic opium-eaters, to the Bohemian hashish fanatics. Narcotics, opium dens, dreamy afternoons and hedonistic nights of absinthe, reefer cigarettes and wild hallucinations!
Eccentric Explorers
By Michael Buckley
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 132,990. Language: English. Published: November 2, 2010. Category: Nonfiction » History » Asian
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Eccentric Explorers was Winner of the Biography category at the 2009 Indie Excellence Book Awards, California, USA. In this extensively researched book, the rich culture and history of Tibet are viewed through a rather special lens--through the eyes of ten wild and wacky adventurers, each bent on unlocking the strange riddles and secrets of Tibet.
The Enduring Human Spirit: Thought-Provoking Stories on Caring for Our Elders
By Charles Tindell
Price: $12.80 USD. Words: 73,930. Language: English. Published: October 18, 2010 by Idyll Arbor. Category: Nonfiction » Relationships and Family » Aging
Charles Tindell writes about the lives of real people. He then asks us to ponder thought-provoking questions about the meaning of these lives (and the meaning of our own lives as we grow older). We have many questions to answer: How do we deal with our parents’ aging and our own aging? What keeps a person’s spirit alive and growing?
So Brave...So Quiet...So Long!
By Larry T. Bailey
Price: $9.95 USD. Words: 88,210. Language: English. Published: July 21, 2011 by Pine Tree Arts / Pine Tree Press. Category: Nonfiction » History » War
Uplifting in-depth interviews with 34 unforgettable men and women, from one small community in Northern California, who helped save our nation from WWII to the Cold War — and then went home. First published as a 5-year series in The Wildwood Independent, the stories became "the most talked-about, most popular series in the paper's 30-year history," says TWI publisher Mike Dobbins.
Impact: An Anthology of Short Memoirs
By CoCo Harris
Series: Telling Our Stories Press. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 74,050. Language: English. Published: June 27, 2012 by Telling Our Stories Press. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Biographical anthologies
A literary collection showcasing the art of short memoir with a variety of personal narratives of varying voices and artistic form.
27 Views of Chapel Hill
By Daniel Wallace
Price: $7.95 USD. Words: 58,900. Language: English. Published: August 2, 2011 by Eno Publishers. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Biographical anthologies
Legions of writers who call this famous Southern college town home create a portrait of the town, capturing its sense of place in essays, short stories, poems, and book excerpts that reflect the social, historic and literary fabric of Chapel Hill. The 27 contributors include Wells Tower, Elizabeth Spencer, Will Blythe, Lawrence Naumoff, Daphne Athas, Nic Brown, William Leuchtenburg, Alan Shapiro.
Safe at Last: Refugees in America
By Don Miller
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 81,550. Language: English. Published: September 4, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » History » Contemporary political
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.
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. Category: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Entertainment industry
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.
A Distance Travelled
By Terence Kearey
Series: History Comes to Life, Book 4. Price: $4.85 USD. Words: 64,500. Language: English. Published: February 12, 2012 by Memoirs Publishing. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Biographical anthologies
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
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. 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.
El progreso del Peregrino
By José Reina
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 52,260. Language: Spanish. Published: October 30, 2012 by Editorialimagen.com. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Biographical anthologies
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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 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.
Women History Forgot
By madeline hartmann
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!
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. 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.
Collectively Yours - Tales from the Borderline
By david merron
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 78,930. Language: English. Published: May 14, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Biographical anthologies
Kibbutz - a true to life personal account in short story and anecdote of an Israeli collective settlement on a 'live' border during a turbulent period.
The Princess and the Warrior: Book One - My Life and Times
By Scarlet Hardy
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 70,580. Language: English. Published: June 11, 2012 by E-Books Publisher. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Biographical anthologies
Scarlet Hardy was born in Carlisle and at the age of 18 she moved to London. In 1994 she moved to Plymouth where she studied at Plymouth University. Scarlet is a civil servant who enjoys writing and painting in her spare time. Scarlet lives in Plymouth and she has three grown up children. Scarlet hopes to continue writing books for many years to come.
Where We Land
By Dominic Caruso
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.
Legends, Labors & Loves: William Jackson Palmer, 1836—1909
By Tim Blevins
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.”
I Can Still Drive at Night
By Sheldon Saltman
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?"