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Eccentric Explorers by Michael Buckley
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 132,980. Language: English. Published: November 2, 2010. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Asian, Nonfiction » Biography » Biographical anthologies(5.00 from 1 review)
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 Cowboy Chronicles by Bill Davis
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 73,750. Language: English. Published: December 6, 2009. Categories: 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.
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. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Biographical anthologies, Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
A literary collection showcasing the art of short memoir with a variety of personal narratives of varying voices and artistic form.
The Enduring Human Spirit: Thought-Provoking Stories on Caring for Our Elders by Charles Tindell
Price: $12.80 USD. Words: 73,910. Language: English. Published: October 18, 2010 by Idyll Arbor. Categories: Nonfiction » Relationships and Family » Aging, Nonfiction » Biography » Biographical anthologies
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?
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. Categories: 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!
So Brave...So Quiet...So Long! by Larry T. Bailey
Price: $9.95 USD. Words: 88,230. Language: English. Published: July 21, 2011 by Pine Tree Arts / Pine Tree Press. Categories: Nonfiction » History » War, Nonfiction » Biography » Biographical anthologies
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.
27 Views of Chapel Hill by Daniel Wallace
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 58,890. Language: English. Published: August 2, 2011 by Eno Publishers. Categories: 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.
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.
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.
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.
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.”
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.
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?"
Haywire My Life in the Mines by Doug Hall
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.
Passionaries: Turning Compassion Into Action by Barbara Metzler
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 72,010. Language: English. Published: September 27, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Inspiration » Personal inspiration, Nonfiction » Biography » Biographical anthologies
Passionaries’ thirty-five profiles describe leaders of volunteer organizations that are significantly impacting millions of lives. Each story chronicles the personal inspiration behind the organization, the obstacles its creator had to overcome,and lives that have been touched or changed.Readers will be touched, moved and Inspired.