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Chalk Pits & Cherry Stones by Jean Hendy-Harris
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 63,510. Language: English. Published: May 28, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs(5.00 from 5 reviews)
This is a memoir about growing up in an industrialized riverside area of North Kent in the nineteen forties and fifties. It was a time of food rationing and shortages, air raid warnings and Doodlebugs, cheerful poverty and overcrowding where of necessity the local chalk pits and bomb sites became familiar playgrounds.
The Golden Gringo Chronicles - Part 3 by Bob Normand
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 29,010. Language: English. Published: June 14, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Other biographies, Essay » Author profile
True story of an American who moved to Costa Rica for retirement. Part three is about living there in his third, fourth and fifth years and his experiences establishing formal residency, adjusting to Costa Rican culture and discovering and enjoying all the aspects of living in a wildly beautiful country. Follow our hero as he encounters the various challenges and rewards of becoming an ex-pat.
Voices From Subsistence Marketplaces by Madhu Viswanathan
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 38,430. Language: English. Published: January 17, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Biographical anthologies, Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Marketing
Within these pages you will find the stories of others. Specifically, those brought up in India's subsistence marketplaces. Places of poverty, struggle, brilliance, ingenuity, and bold character. Explore the minds of the 13 individuals as we bring them to life through the dictation of their stories. Discover another life and understand the beauty and challenges it holds.
The Real Napoleon by John Tarttelin
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 74,370. Language: English. Published: October 14, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography
In this book Napoleon is shown for what and who he was and not as the caricature described by many bigoted historians, especially of the British persuasion. He was not short, he was often very generous and he seldom forgot a friend, particularly in the early days before he was famous. France was attacked in 1805, 1806, 1807, 1809 and 1814 - yet it is always Napoleon who is blamed for these wars.
The Tao of Cob: How a Kansas Grandmother Built Her Own Natural Home in the Woods by Dorethy Hancock
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 43,420. Language: English. Published: May 18, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Architecture, Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
The Tao of Cob is a how-to book on earthen-house building, written as a memoir in Dorethy's pithy, homespun philosophical voice.
Entering the Race to the Moon - Autobiography of an Apollo Rocket Scientist by John P. Hornung
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 84,830. Language: English. Published: July 3, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Aeronautics & Astronautics, Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography
This is the autobiography of a rocket scientist during the early years of NASA’s Apollo Mission to the moon. This writing describes four chapters of his life. Three were significant in U.S. history; early school integration in the deep south, a period of brutality in the Marine Corps, and the race to land a man on the moon. A fourth chapter includes short stories of his Sea Scout adventures.
Shonda Rhimes’ Year of Yes: How to Dance It Out, Stand In the Sun and Be Your Own Person Summary by Ant Hive Media
Price: $3.95 USD. Words: 10,740. Language: English. Published: April 4, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Celebrity biography, Nonfiction » Self-improvement » Personal Growth / Success
This is a summary of Shonda Rhimes’ Year of Yes: How to Dance It Out, Stand In the Sun and Be Your Own Person revealing how saying YES changed her life - and how it can change yours too. Available in a variety of formats, this summary is aimed for those who want to capture the gist of the book but don't have the current time to devour all 336 pages.
Claudia Procula Wife of Pontius Pilate Friend of Mary Magdalene by Val Wineyard
Price: $3.90 USD. Words: 17,250. Language: English. Published: September 10, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography
The book is a brief historical biography of Claudia Procula, the Roman Princess who married Pontius Pilate, the Roman Prefect of Judea who judged Jesus Christ and crucified him. Claudia knew Jesus and tried to save him, and later converted her Roman husband.
Inside Those Walls by George Feusi
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 20,240. Language: English. Published: June 19, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
When my mother's body was found dumped on the side of a river road, I was just a year old. As difficult as that was to deal with, the child abuse we would endure made things that much worse. But when my sister brutally murdered her 15 year old daughter in 2009, I realized just how much worse our upbringing was for her. Come read what happened inside our walls.
Summer with the Indians by James McKenzie
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 31,040. Language: English. Published: November 16, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
Summer with the Indians is my personal memoir as a boy working in the migrant orchards of the Okanogan in 1961. The book also provides an opportunity to see the Native American from a different perspective as I share some additional insight and experiences in the years that followed.
Two Gun Hart - Law Man, Cowboy, and Long-Lost Brother of Al Capone by Jeff McArthur
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 89,230. Language: English. Published: March 16, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography, Nonfiction » True Crime » Organized crime
He was one of the most successful lawmen in the country, arresting bootleggers and catching criminals. He wore a ten gallon hat, wore cowboy boots, and rode a horse, fighting men with Tommy guns with his two six-shooters. He was a war hero, a wild-west performer, a Boy scout leader, and the president's body guard. He was also the brother of the most notorious criminal in the world, Al Capone.
Year of Yes: How to Dance It Out, Stand In the Sun and Be Your Own Person | Summary by Summary Station
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 5,260. Language: English. Published: June 10, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Self-improvement » Confidence and self-esteem, Nonfiction » Biography » Woman biographies
This summary of Shonda Rhimes’ book ‘Year of Yes’: How to Dance It Out, Stand in the Sun and Be Your Own Person gives a chapter by chapter detail followed by an analysis and appraisal of the strengths and weaknesses of the book itself. The book has a main theme of how to be yourself while being more positive in these daily routines and it leads Shona Rhimes to discover aspects about herself
Maddalena - Mussolini's 'Daughter of the Wolf' by Alice Haro
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 19,510. Language: English. Published: February 15, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography, Nonfiction » Biography » Woman biographies
Maddelana is a loyal and enthusiastic young fascist in Mussolini's Italy, but her world is about to be smashed and broken beyond all recognition by World War Two. This is a true account of a teenager that lived in Italy during World War Two. Through the eyes of Maddelana, we see the struggle of ordinary Italians under the oppressive rule of Mussolini's Fascist State.
The Short and Tragic Life of Robert Peace: A Brilliant Young Man Who Left Newark for the Ivy League | Summary by Summary Station
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 5,840. Language: English. Published: June 10, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » People of color, Nonfiction » Biography » Teachers & educators
In The Short and Tragic Life of Robert Peace, Jeff Hobbs’ seamlessly weaves the socioeconomic and racial realities of the residents of Newark, New Jersey while highlighting the story of a mother and son, Jackie and Robert Peace. Hobbs’ research and intimate writing style provides the reader with an in-depth view of what Jackie endured to give her son a chance at a better life.
Run, Run, Run: A Young Boy's Journey through the Cambodian Tragedy by Glenn Boda
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 89,950. Language: English. Published: June 21, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Cultural heritage, Nonfiction » History » Asian
Survival is the game - death must be avoided. How to avoid the genocide? Even more problematic, how does a five year old boy escape starvation, execution, and fatal illness? How can a young boy maintain family ties when Pol Pot is cutting families apart by assignment to different, far removed camps? This is the story. It is a true story and is utterly amazing. In the survivor's own words.
Galileo Galilei – A Short Biography by Doug West
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 7,720. Language: English. Published: July 17, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Scientists, Inventors, Nonfiction » History » European
Galileo Galilei has been called the father of modern science, and rightly so, his discoveries confirmed that the Sun, not the Earth, was at the center of the solar system. His work on motion laid the groundwork for the science of physics. As well as an early scientist, he was also an inventor – perfecting the telescope, microscope, and the thermometer.
Tales and Travels of a Teacher in Thailand by Jeff Sparks
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 68,280. Language: English. Published: April 1, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Teachers & educators, Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues(5.00 from 1 review)
Disillusioned with the tedium of life in cold UK, Jeff Sparks is drawn to Thailand’s tropical climate and the people’s joi de vivre. For over two decades he and fellow ex-pats work together as English teachers, building new lives in the Land of Smiles to varying degrees of success. Humour and surprise accompany the teachers throughout their adventures, both in the classroom and upcountry.
Road Kill by Ken Kuhlken & Alan Russell
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 12,650. Language: English. Published: October 1, 2010 by Hickey's Books. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Road Kill introduces Ken Kuhlken and Alan Russell, an odd pair of mystery writers on an epic journey to convince America's readers. to buy their books. But allied against them are dark forces perhaps led by their competitors.
A Crazy Idea by Chris Wells
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 22,840. Language: English. Published: April 14, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Adventurers & explorers
What started as a crazy idea turned into quite the adventure. The story of a crazy young British couple living in a school bus in the wilds of northern Ontario. Bears, moose hunts, ski-dooing, ice, snow, parties and finally, Junior Rangers. By the same author "A Crazy Idea Too!"