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Sub-categories: Autobiographies & Memoirs | Personal memoir | Celebrity biography | Woman biographies | Historical biography | Criminals & outlaws | Religious biography | Adventurers & explorers | Military biography | Literary biography | Other biographies | Business biography | All sub-categories >>
Auschwitz Escape - The Klara Wizel Story
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 41,950. Language: English. Published: September 28, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography, Nonfiction » History » Holocaust
At the tender age of 16, Klara Wizel had a picturesque life with a loving and supportive family. There was no way to know that the Holocaust was creeping toward her and that soon this young Hungarian Jew would be fighting for her life due to the most notorious doctor of the 20th century, Dr. Josef Mengele. Hers is the only story on record of having been selected for death then escaping.
Ted Bundy, Serial Killer: A Short Biography and Psychological Analysis
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 7,600. Language: English. Published: March 26, 2013 by KAW Publishing. Categories: Nonfiction » True Crime » Murder, Nonfiction » Biography » Criminals & outlaws
Ted Bundy--handsome, charming, & articulate--lured victims to their deaths with tricks such as crutches or a fake cast on his arm. He confessed to murdering 30 young women in 7 states between 1974 & 1978, but his true number of victims is unknown. How could such a handsome & intelligent man be such a monster? This book is approx 5000 words--perfect for reading on a tablet, smart phone, or ereader!
Amidst the Shadows of Trees: A Holocaust Child’s Survival in the Partisans
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 52,750. Language: English. Published: September 3, 2013 by Gihon River Press. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Holocaust, Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Miriam M. Brysk’s memory is remarkably sharp, distinguishing this memoir from many others. At 7, she and her parents escaped the Lida ghetto to join Jewish partisans in the Lipiczany Forest. Hunted by German soldiers, she experienced childhood terror that lingers with her. Her father, a surgeon, saved hundreds of lives and helped build and supervise a partisan hospital in the swamps of the forest.
Everything I Never Wanted to Be
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 59,810. Language: English. Published: October 14, 2013 by Dream of Things. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir, Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Everything I Never Wanted to Be is the true story of a family's battle with alcoholism and drug addiction. Any story filled with alcoholics and drug addicts includes a number of horrific events, but in the end, this is an uplifting story that can change behavior and save lives--and make you laugh along the way. "Raw and funny." -- Joel Stein, Time Magazine "Like a maelstrom." -- ForeWord Review
The Girl Nobody Wants
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 98,360. Language: English. Published: November 4, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Psychology » Child Abuse, Nonfiction » Biography » Religious biography
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
You only get one chance to live your life as a child but Lily was never given that chance; her childhood was taken from her before it ever begun. From the age of four, when she was first sexually abused, her life changed forever and when she walked through the Catholic Church run institution's doors in Ireland, her life continued along the same path that has destroyed her soul. This is Child abuse
Bitter Freedom: Memoir of a Holocaust Survivor
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 53,900. Language: English. Published: April 13, 2012 by Gihon River Press. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Holocaust, Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
Remarkable first-person story of survival in Nazi occupied Poland. Narrowly escaping the Nazi sweep in Southern Poland, Jafa Wallach and her husband, Natan, a physician, were able to send their four-year-old daughter to safety (they prayed) while they themselves—along with two of Jafa's brothers—managed to dig a shallow hole in the ground beneath the cellar of an heroic Polish mechanic's shop.
American Chick in Saudi Arabia
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 31,750. Language: English. Published: March 12, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » History » Essays
When Jean Sasson answers a call to work in the royal hospital in Saudi Arabia, what should have been a 2-year stay turns into a life-changing adventure spanning over a decade. In this inspiring 75-page memoir, Jean is plunged into the hidden lives of the veiled women in Riyadh, where women are locked in luxurious homes and fundamentalist mutawas terrorize the streets.
God in the ICU
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 38,110. Language: English. Published: February 9, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Religious biography, Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Medicine
biography of a praying anesthesiologist facing his own personal trials yet seeing lives profoundly impacted in response to prayer as well as intensive medical care. dramatic case histories of patients in the intensive care unit combine with moving human stories of a compassionate doctor calling on a god who cares and responds to prayer to make an un-put-downable read.
Under The Neon Sky...A Las Vegas Doorman's Story
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 70,730. Language: English. Published: November 3, 2009. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
(3.67 from 3 reviews)
Gripping, true story about a Las Vegas doorman who works the graveyard shift at the MGM Hotel on the Strip. The sights and page popping characters are unforgettable as we take a journey that will transform how we used to envision the city that never sleeps.
The Undertaker: The Unauthorized Real Life Story of the WWE's Deadman
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 10,200. Language: English. Published: February 10, 2013 by Sports Entertainment Publishing. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Celebrity biography
"The Undertaker: The Unauthorized Real Life Story of The WWE's Deadman" is a fascinating, first of its kind, and completely unauthorized inside look at the man behind the WWE legend known as The Undertaker. Detailed and distinct among contemporary pro wrestling biographies, this insightful look at the life, career, and legacy of Mark Calaway is bound to forever change your view of The Undertaker.
Not Like My Mother - Becoming a sane parent after growing up in a CRAZY family.
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 39,490. Language: English. Published: May 26, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Relationships & Family » Parenting, Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
(4.00 from 2 reviews)
“This is a “how to” manual that reads like a smart funny novel. Get ready for a wisdom ride.” - Nancy Slonim Aronie – Author of WRITING FROM THE HEART/ NPR commentator Have you ever said I am not going to do to my kids what my parents did to me? Being the parent you always wanted is not necessarily the parent your kids need. Become the parent your kids need and heal your history.
Behind the Seens
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 29,520. Language: English. Published: February 10, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Publishing » Self-publishing
Over the course of the last 12 years, Unforeseen has been published three times. This is a behind-the-scenes look at how a book went from being sold out of the back of a maroon Volkswagen Passat to becoming the #1 book on Amazon. It's packed with hilarious stories, random lost writings, embarrassing photographs, personal emails, and industry secrets.
奔騰的駿馬: 畫家徐悲鴻和他的家人在毛澤東的中國
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 14,350. Language: Chinese (traditional). Published: October 24, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Artists, architects, & photographers, Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Artists
以水墨奔馬著稱的中國畫家徐悲鴻 (一八九五-一九五三年) 開創了中西結合的繪畫, 培養了幾代中國美術家。《奔騰的駿馬》描述了他的家人和他的藝術事業如何經受了毛澤東變化莫測的政治風暴而倖存, 毛澤東不斷變化的政策決定了從一九四九年開始, 包括在毀滅性的十年文化大革命之中美術和音樂的發展方向。
Yes, We Treat Aardvarks
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 64,420. Language: English. Published: January 4, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Humor & satire, Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
He's operated on whales, administered antibiotics to performing lions, barely escaped alive after treating unpredictable chimps, cared for every imaginable household pet. Well-known veterinarian, cartoonist, writer, and leading authority on horse behavior - Dr. Robert M. Miller shares his memoirs of a life filled with all the joys and tragic moments that caring for, and loving, animals brings.
100 cosas que no sabías sobre Hitler y el Tercer Reich
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 24,090. Language: Spanish. Published: April 30, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Modern / 20th Century, Nonfiction » Biography » Military biography
Circulan muchas mentiras y medias verdades sobre Adolf Hitler. Este ensayo trata de explicar la verdad de forma breve y concisa, dividiendo en 100 puntos cada uno de los mitos al respecto. Por fin unas explicaciones rápidas y claras al alcance de todos, sin la aridez metodológica de los estudios históricos ni bulos o exageraciones. Incluye un extenso estudio fotográfico de su vida.
Worlds Torn Asunder: A Holocaust Survivor's Memoir of Hope and Resilience
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 63,460. Language: English. Published: September 4, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography, Nonfiction » History » Holocaust
More than a Holocaust survivor memoir. More than just a harrowing tale of survival and hope. What makes this story special is its unique three-dimensional depth. A retired Rabbi and educator, the author masterfully weaves personal memoir into historical context, with a deep appreciation for Jewish lore and tradition. Dov Beril Edelstein was Auschwitz inmate #A7868. This is his story.
By My Mother's Hand
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 25,930. Language: English. Published: June 30, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Holocaust, Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
As the only surviving member of his entire family, Holocaust survivor Henry Melnick recounts his harrowing experiences at three separate ghettos and four death camps throughout Poland and Germany from 1939-1945. His story is one of strength and courage. His survival is nothing short of a miracle.
In the Cockpit with Chuck Yeager
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 12,580. Language: English. Published: April 18, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Military biography, Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography
In the Cockpit with Chuck Yeager is the first volume in Passion for Flight, a series of short biographies (20,000 words or less) regarding notable pilots who inspire young and old alike to take to the skies. Brig. Gen. Charles Elwood “Chuck” Yeager was the first person to break the sound barrier, on Oct. 14, 1947.
Through the Eyes of a Young Physician Assistant
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 48,460. Language: English. Published: May 1, 2016 by Open Books Press. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir, Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
From the delivery of a newborn, to the terminally ill at the end of their lives, and many in between, Through the Eyes of a Young Physician Assistant will leave you laughing and crying and with a deeper appreciation of PAs.
Pablo Escobar: The History of the Biggest Narco
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 8,250. Language: English. Published: July 4, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Criminals & outlaws, Nonfiction » Biography » Celebrity biography
Murderer, philanthropist, drug dealer, politician, devil, saint: many words have been used to describe Pablo Escobar, but one is irrefutable - legend. Escobar and his Medellin cartel once led the drug trade in Colombia, trafficking around 80% of the world’s cocaine supply. During his period of influence, Escobar amassed an estimated net worth of $25 billion.