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Strange Times; Wacky Anecdotes by John M W Smith
Price: Free! Words: 27,000. Language: English. Published: September 1, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Biographical anthologies, Nonfiction » Relationships and Family » Alternative family(5.00 from 1 review)
Over the past year I made a series of posts on my blog to relate incidents from my life so far. Encouraged by the interest that they aroused, I decided to compile them into a free ebook to reach even more readers and this, then, is the result of my efforts.
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!
Las ambiciosas by Beatriz Actis
Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 48,060. Language: Spanish. Published: June 27, 2012 by LD Books - Lectorum. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Woman biographies, Nonfiction » Biography » Biographical anthologies
Este libro incluye retratos de mujeres que aspiraron a más de sus vidas y lo lograron. Todo lo que quisieron fue expresarse libremente y que fueran escuchadas: María Callas, Isadora Duncan, Leni Riefenstahl y Jacqueline Kennedy. Tambien forman parte de esta coleccion, los titulos: Las Desafiantes y Las Transgresoras
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.
Zamanın Sahipleri & Owners of the Time by Murat Uhrayoglu
Price: Free! Words: 28,920. Language: Turkish. Published: February 21, 2011 by E-Kitap Projesi. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Biographical anthologies
“Kur’an-ı Hahim’de Kıyamet’e ve Ahir Zaman’a bakan pek çok âyetin cifirsel hesaplamalarını ele aldığımız, küçük bir kitapçık şeklinde fakat içeriği ve ele aldığı meseleleri gayet geniş olan bu önemli eserimizde, ahirzamanda gerçekleşecek olan pek çok önemli dini meseleden bahseder...
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.
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.
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...
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.”
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.