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Auschwitz Escape - The Klara Wizel Story by Danny Naten
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 41,950. Language: English. Published: September 28, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography, Nonfiction » History » Holocaust(4.00 from 1 review)
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.
Everything I Never Wanted to Be by Dina Kucera
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
Invisible Tears by Abigail Lawrence
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 69,270. Language: English. Published: January 26, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs(4.00 from 1 review)
This is the story of Abbie's struggle to survive. Grim details of child abuse in all forms, all told from the perspective of a little girl. As a teenager Abbie rebels. A Modette during the 80's revival, she finds a love of scooters, total rejection of emotions, rebellion and gang life. Dulling her pain with alcohol, drugs, promiscuity and then pregnancy.. Will anyone see the invisible tears?
Amidst the Shadows of Trees: A Holocaust Child’s Survival in the Partisans by Miriam M. Brysk
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.
Bitter Freedom: Memoir of a Holocaust Survivor by Jafa Wallach
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.
The Girl Nobody Wants by Lily O'Brien
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
By My Mother's Hand by Michael Melnick
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.
The Trauma Banquet: Eating Pain - Feasting on Life by Kenneth Pakenham
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 81,970. Language: English. Published: February 11, 2020 by MoshPit Publishing. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Psychology » Mental health(5.00 from 1 review)
The truth about overcoming adversity. This inspirational memoir exposes the raw reality of lingering trauma echoes. A psychology professor, Dr Pakenham uses his personal story to reveal a surprising truth behind resilience: embracing pain is empowering. This memoir shows you how to use inner pain to invigorate your life.
Navy SEALs and Their Unabashed Humor—Unfiltered, Uncensored and Unhinged! by Billy Allmon
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 45,080. Language: English. Published: October 24, 2015 by Billy Allmon. Categories: Fiction » Humor & comedy » General, Nonfiction » Biography » Military biography
What’s More Dangerous than the Enemy? To a Navy SEAL, the answer is…his buddies, when they play practical jokes. SEAL Billy Allmon is a veteran of three wars. He formed the deep brotherhood bonds that only sharing harrowing experiences can forge. He is also the veteran of countless practical jokes, most of which were perpetrated on the very brothers whose lives he had saved, or they his.
Joe Biden: A Short Biography - 47th Vice President of the United States by Doug West
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 8,940. Language: English. Published: January 21, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Political biography, Nonfiction » History » North America
A short biography of the former Senator from Delaware and vice president of the United States Joe Biden.
Jodi Arias, "Psycho" Killer?: A Short Biography and Psychological Analysis by Tamworth Grice
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 8,180. Language: English. Published: April 29, 2013 by KAW Publishing. Categories: Nonfiction » True Crime » Murder, Nonfiction » Biography » Criminals & outlaws
Jodi Arias is accused of the premeditated murder of Travis Alexander by stabbing, throat-slitting, and shooting. But could she really be such a monster? And was the crime committed during a re-enactment of the shower-scene knife murder from the movie "Psycho"? This book is approx 6000 words--perfect for reading on your e-device! The best account of the Arias trial by an expert true-crime writer.
My Mormon Life; A Boy's Struggle With Polygamy, Magic Underwear,and Racism by James Sanbourne
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 59,680. Language: English. Published: October 21, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
My Mormon Life tells the story of a boy, raised as a Mormon, who struggles with the beliefs of the church, which seem in conflict with reality. Follow this boy's journey on a tour of Mormonism: baptism of the dead, Mormon underwear, golden plates, and polygamy. All aspects this religion that make it unique are explored, often to humorous effect, until, the young mind crashes into Mormon racism.
Married to a Narcissistic Sociopath by Diane Montgomery
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 61,290. Language: English. Published: February 9, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir, Nonfiction » Relationships & Family » Abuse / domestic partner abuse
The factual book of 10 year marriage that turned to domestic violence and financial devastation. Its the story of watching someone you once loved, slowly turn into a monster and not being able to help them. And the aftermath from the destruction left behind.
Behind the Scenes: Or, Thirty Years a Slave, and Four Years in the White House by Elizabeth Keckley
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 62,950. Language: English. Published: February 27, 2016 by Eno Publishers. Categories: Nonfiction » History » North America, Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
One of the seminal slave narratives, Behind the Scenes: Or Thirty Years in Slavery, and Four Years in the White House also examines the life of Elizabeth Keckley after she purchased her freedom, and during her years as a successful businesswoman/dressmaker in Civil War-era Washington, where she became confidante to Mary Todd and Abraham Lincoln.
Forged In Adversity by Fundacion Mahatma Gandhi
You set the price! Words: 41,070. Language: Commonwealth English. Published: May 28, 2020. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Adventurers & explorers
All profits from this book will go towards scholarships for children in Medellin. (320 students in 18 years) Harivadan brought a message of non-violence to Medellin through the Gandhi Foundation. It provides educational assistance to the disadvantaged kids of Colombia. Forged in Adversity recounts his tumultuous journey from India, Germany and Colombia and inspires us through his hard-won success.
Maharaja Ranjit Singh: Sher-e-Punjab by Students' Academy
Series: Study Guides: English Literature, Book 211 · A Quick Guide. Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 4,430. Language: English. Published: September 10, 2012 by Raja Sharma. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography, Nonfiction » History » Asian
The one eyed young Sikh was going to become a sworn enemy of the Durrani leaders in the following years.
Intrepid Dudettes of the Inca Empire Part 1 by Helen Pugh
Series: Intrepid Dudettes. Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 15,270. Language: British English. Published: June 17, 2020. Categories: Nonfiction » History » South American, Nonfiction » Biography » Native Americans(5.00 from 1 review)
Intrepid Dudettes of the Inca Empire Part 1 tells fascinating true stories and legends about Inca women and Inca goddesses who lived before the Spanish Conquest, many of whom lived through challenging times.
Voice of the Broken by Melissa Hurd
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 29,150. Language: English. Published: June 15, 2020 by CruxPublications. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Religion & Spirituality » Biblical Biography / General
Melissa Hurd tells how she grew up in Potter and Adams counties, Pennsylvania, moved through the foster care system, and suffered abuse only to grow up and become an abuser herself. Then God intervened. "The Voice of the Broken" is deep, reflective, and rich with a gritty humility that speaks to the power of God to change lives, redirect hearts, and bring good out of even the worst of experiences.
Pablo Escobar: The History of the Biggest Narco by My Ebook Publishing House
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.
Not Like My Mother - Becoming a sane parent after growing up in a CRAZY family. by Irene Tomkinson
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.