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The Rise & Fall of Marilyn Monroe by Haldolen
Price: $5.00 USD. Words: 22,950. Language: English. Published: May 25, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Celebrity biography, Nonfiction » Biography » Biographical anthologies
Discover the facts behind Marilyn Monroe's rise to fame and her ultimate fall.
Illustrated Biography of William Shakespeare by Manju Gupta
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 29,340. Language: English. Published: April 14, 2015 by General Press. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Biographical anthologies, Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography
Hundreds of years have passed since William Shakespeare's time. He has left behind nearly a million words of text, but his life is still a mystery. This book is an engaging introduction to a subject that students will certainly encounter many times throughout their education—and their lives.
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.”
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: 135,920. 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.
The Complete Short Stories of Gary Troia by Gary Troia
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 44,170. Language: English. Published: March 2, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author, Nonfiction » Biography » Biographical anthologies
This collection of short stories by Gary Troia brings together, in chronological order stories and memoirs from Spanish Yarns and Beyond, English Yarns and Beyond and A Bricklayer’s Tales into one complete volume.
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.
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. 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.”
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.
Somewhere in the Northwest by Patrick Wilkins
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 22,220. Language: English. Published: September 16, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues, Nonfiction » Biography » Biographical anthologies
Contained within these pages are more than thirty of Wilkins’ favorite stories collected from thousands of miles of travel, with subjects ranging from a red rooster that captured the heart of a town a man who defied a volcano, from a desert cave that reveals ancient secrets to an underground city that shelters the homeless, from a herd of goats that predict the weather...
Sheep Tales by Margaret Minchin
Price: $0.99 USD. 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...
Strange Times; Wacky Anecdotes by John M W Smith
Price: Free! Words: 21,310. Language: English. Published: September 1, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Biographical anthologies, Nonfiction » Relationships and Family » Alternative family
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.
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?"