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Brother Harold by Joe Garner Turman
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 31,750. Language: English. Published: July 18, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Biographical anthologies
God took Brother Harold Witmer from the farm fields of Pennsylvania and made him counselor and confidant to some of the world's most powerful and influential people. Brother Harold is an ordinary person, but there is nothing ordinary about his extraordinary faith in action. A prominent church leader described Brother Harold: "Persons like him come along once in a lifetime."
Young and Malay: Growing Up in Multicultural Malaysia by Kee Beng Ooi
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 52,380. Language: English. Published: May 25, 2016 by Gerakbudaya Digital Sdn Bhd. Categories: Essay » Political, Nonfiction » Biography » Biographical anthologies
This collection of nine essays by young and 'youngish' Malays who are artists, novelists, lawyers, politicians, journalists, and social activists is a compelling read for observers and researchers of contemporary Malay and Malaysian politics and culture.
Memories of a Ranch Wife by Lottie Woods
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 136,760. Language: English. Published: May 10, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Biographical anthologies
Lottie Evans Woods was born in 1917 into a ranching family in far west Texas. Living far from any towns, or even neighbors, she learned self-reliance and problem-solving at an early age. These skills have served her well as a partner to her rancher husband, a mother of five children, and an avid quilter, seamstress, gardener, observer of nature, and reader of great literature.
A Strange Vocation by Alistair Bate
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 56,860. Language: English. Published: March 15, 2016 by John R. Mabry. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Biographical anthologies
This is a book of vocational stories – stories of the lives and ministries of bishops in the independent sacramental movement. Whether you are a member of the Independent Sacramental Movement (ISM) or whether you are a member of another Christian family, or a curious non-Christian, this little book is a gift from the heart of the "Indie" movement and we hope you will find it edifying.
My Butterfly Gland by Louise Conway
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 31,060. Language: English. Published: January 14, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Biographical anthologies
This is the memoir of Louise who at age 30 experienced 3 recurrent miscarriages and who 2 years later was diagnosed with Thyroid Cancer. This is Louise's story of heartbreak and loss, of grief and despair but most of all, of hope and of love. It is her fight to not only get what she wants more than anything in the world but to also be alive long enough to enjoy it.
ما عُدنا كما نريد by Suleiman AL-Mujaini
Price: $8.00 USD. Words: 30,180. Language: Arabic. Published: December 28, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Biographical anthologies
الألعاب وحدها كانت تؤنس المكان وتؤنس الإنسان، وتغير نمط الحياة من الخوف والرتابة إلى الحركة وإلى القوة والعزيمة، ألعاب أهل الساحل جديرة بالدراسة والتحليل، ففيها العبرة والموعظة، والتفاؤل والعزم والكبرياء، يشوبها التوجس والخوف والمتعة والشدة والفرح والحزن، ولها تقلباتها، لكنها في النهاية ألعاب من هذا التراث العماني الجميل.
A Storyteller’s Anthology by Doug Feavel
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 118,520. Language: English. Published: November 14, 2015 by LIFE SENTENCE Publishing. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Biographical anthologies
Good lives make a good book and Douglas Feavel knows it. These are the tales he tells with zest; these are the tales you will long treasure. Search, but you’ll not find another like this one. Enjoy the dynamic portraits; then share them in family, church, workplace, ministry and educational settings, because that’s how they began, and that’s why they were written.
365 Surprising and Inspirational Rock Star Quotes by Rodney Miles
Price: $4.97 USD. Words: 33,680. Language: English. Published: August 16, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Music » Biography, Nonfiction » Biography » Biographical anthologies
We mean it when we say "surprising and inspirational!" Well over 500 pages, this was a bona fide labor of love over several years of picking and choosing not just a quote for every day of your year, but also short, quippy, sometimes stunning bios of over 200 of these guys and gals. Oh, and cool photos! (Especially the one of Ace Frehley, but hey, I'm biased!) Read, dwell, read again!
The Adas 2015: The Ada Cambridge Biographical Prose Prize, The Ada Cambridge Poetry Prize, The Young Adas Short Story Prize and Graphic Short Story Prize. by Williamstown Literary Festival
Price: $5.00 USD. Words: 35,770. Language: English. Published: June 11, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Poetry » Australian & Oceanian, Nonfiction » Biography » Biographical anthologies
This ebook volume of the Ada Cambridge literary awards anthology contains the short-listed and winning entries for three of the prizes: Biographical Prose Prize, Poetry Prize, and Young Adas Short Stories. The print edition, available for loan or purchase at any Hobsons Bay Libraries branch, also features two entries for the Young Adas Graphic Short Stories.
Unsung Heroes of the Tar Heel State: Voolume 1- The Warriors by J. Jackson Owensby
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 110,790. Language: English. Published: May 31, 2015 by A-Argus Better Book Publishers. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Military biography, Nonfiction » Biography » Biographical anthologies
Personal stories of men and women of North Carolina who served with distinction in the Armed Forces of the United States of America.
The Orwell Brigade by Christopher G. Moore
Price: $4.95 USD. Words: 43,800. Language: English. Published: February 10, 2015 by HeavenLakePress. Categories: Essay » Literature, Nonfiction » Biography » Biographical anthologies
Author: John Burdett, Mike Lawson, John Lantigua, Gary Phillips, Ernesto Mallo, Ruth Dudley Edwards, Matt Rees, Christopher G. Moore, Colin Cotterill, Barbara Nadel, Quentin Bates, George Fetherling. Twelve authors have banded together under the Orwell banner: “In a time of universal deceit, telling the truth is a revolutionary act.”
Old McLarsen Had Some Farms - a memoir by Christine Larsen
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 56,790. Language: Australian English. Published: December 14, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir, Nonfiction » Biography » Biographical anthologies
A memoir with a difference, the first book in the 'Old McLarsen Had Some Farms' series tells the tales of a 'tree change' made last century before that expression was even a glimmer in its creator's eye. 40+ years later, Old McLarsen and his Missus still farm - on a small retirement property in South Australia, still laughing and crying, and remembering all the survival skills they have learned.
DutyBound by David Miller
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.
Bahau, the Elephant & the Ham by David Miller
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.
Be a Man: How I Spent One Year Drinking, Shaving, Farming, and Fathering My Way Toward Masculinity by Peter Andre
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 60,840. Language: English. Published: October 21, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir, Nonfiction » Biography » Biographical anthologies
When Peter Andre wed the love of his life, he assumed he would cross two thresholds at once: marriage and manhood. But months after he exchanged vows, Peter is the same passive-aggressive man-child he has always been. In an effort to become a rugged, rustic, capital-M Man, Peter decides to complete a different manly activity every week for an entire year.
A Most Unusual Era by Effie Munday
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 47,690. Language: English. Published: October 3, 2014 by Bookpal Australia. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Biographical anthologies
When the author of these short stories, Effie Munday entered the world, Agatha Christie books had just hit the shelves, Charlie Chaplin was big star and work had just begun on Sydney Harbour Bridge. She has welcomed the invention of the radio, mastered the technology of the television and now taps away at a computer. She lived in an era that most of us can now only read about.
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.
Their Story by John Gillam
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 135,790. Language: English. Published: August 1, 2014 by Bookpal Australia. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Biographical anthologies
Many have written about the conventional military history of WWI with its focus on units and battles, only using personal information to illustrate points of history. This approach perpetuates a generic ANZAC legend that has until now excluded the contribution of family and supportive community groups. Some have written about the grief and impact the losses of the war caused to families at home.
The Ada Cambridge Biographical Prose Prize 2014 The Ada Cambridge Poetry Prize 2014 by Williamstown Literary Festival
Price: $5.00 USD. Words: 29,800. Language: English. Published: May 29, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Biographical anthologies, Fiction » Poetry » Australian & Oceanian
The Ada Cambridge Prize for Biographical Prose and The Ada Cambridge Poetry Prize are open to writers and poets of the western suburbs of Melbourne and are an integral aspect of the Williamstown Literary Festival. This volume contains ten short stories and ten poems, including the winners of each competition.