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A Deadly Path To Treasure by Robert C. Moran
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 66,040. Language: English. Published: October 20, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
This is the true story of the incredible adventures of one man that led him to be part of the richest Spanish treasure finds in the history of the New World. It's estimated that the total value of the 1715 and the 1622 Spanish Fleet treasure recoveries could approach $800 million dollars and more is still being found by the divers today. (Includes over 130 photos.)
Our Name Wasn't Written - A Malta Memoir (1936-1943) by David Vernon
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 46,680. Language: English. Published: April 16, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs(4.60 from 10 reviews)
This is the memoir of a young mother struggling to feed, clothe and house her family on “the most bombed island on earth” — Malta, during World War II. Written by two generations of eye-witnesses to the destruction wrought on the strategically vital island of Malta by Nazi Germany and Fascist Italy.
In the Shadow of Empires by Sir Jens
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 34,930. Language: English. Published: April 28, 2013 by First Break. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Medieval, Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography
In the Shadow of Empires is an easily accessible account of the historic Vlad Dracula, the events he shaped and the events that shaped him. The narrative follows Vlad Dracula from cradle to grave and specifically avoids discussing vampires, apart from where it is absolutely necessary to link the historic person to nineteenth century fiction writing.
The Sea of Talmud: A Brief and Personal Introduction by Henry Abramson
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 21,450. Language: English. Published: June 8, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Judaism / Talmud, Nonfiction » Biography » Religious biography(5.00 from 3 reviews)
Scholarly yet readable, The Sea of Talmud combines basic, authoritative information on the Talmud with the author’s unique and personal journey to traditional Judaism. Tracing the history of the Talmud from its origins in ancient Israel and Babylon to Internet-based texts, Dr. Abramson describes the excitement and thrill of studying Talmud from an insider’s perspective.
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.
After the Bitter Comes the Sweet by Dori Jones Yang
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 135,590. Language: English. Published: May 19, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
After growing up in poverty in wartime China, Yulin Wang married Sidney Rittenberg, an idealistic American who had stayed in China to help the Communists after 1949. Working for Radio Peking, they had four children and a good life until the Cultural Revolution, when her husband was jailed on false charges. Her memoir is a tale of determination, resilience, and struggle.
Ohio Portraits Vol. 1: A Midwestern Micromemoir by Erika Price
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 30,840. Language: English. Published: June 9, 2015. Categories: Essay » Author profile, Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Researchers call it the Cleveland Brain Drain. We grow, we suck all the nutrients from the dirt, we learn, we save our money, and we leave. We are statistics. We move by trends, like the grandparents and parents who brought us here. They placed their roots beside the veins of salt that ran beneath the lake. We have placed thin roots in the air. A huge hunk of us stays. But not the brain.
Growing up Snook by David Snook
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 39,710. Language: English. Published: June 15, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs(5.00 from 2 reviews)
Growing up Snook is the story of my life from my earliest memory to that of the end of my Senior year in high school. It is a humorous memoir, and it deals with a very large family of 11 children sharing one bathroom and a kindred spirit. It is about friendships, childhood and memories that endure a lifetime.
Letter from Alabama: The Inspiring True Story of Strangers Who Saved a Child and Changed a Family Forever by David Workman
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 50,350. Language: English. Published: July 7, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Parenting » Adoption, Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
"Letter from Alabama" is the inspiring true story of two children orphaned and abandoned, then saved by grace and a family's love -- and by a startling letter that traveled hundreds of miles and changed everything. The book richly and intimately portrays what life in America was like over several decades of the 20th century before era of the Internet and instant communication.
Autobiography of an Unknown Man by Christopher Bruce
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 157,930. Language: English. Published: July 7, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
The story of one man's life from his birth in war torn England in 1941, emigration to Namibia in 1951, school and University in Namibia and South Africa, creation of a major construction company during the Border War in Namibia, the company's collapse under apartheid and its effect on his family, making a new start as a contracts manager in the Far and Middle East and his retirement to Thailand.
Following the Whispers by Karen Walker
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 64,060. Language: English. Published: June 21, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Karen Walker seemed to always have known that the whispers were there – the confidence and courage to heed them, however, were her lifetime journey.
Whistling In The Wind by Albert McKnight
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 50,670. Language: English. Published: July 27, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Religious biography
This autobiography of Rev. Fr. Albert J. McKnight, C.S.Sp., a Black Catholic Priest who helped spearhead the economic development of Afro-Americans in Louisiana, but is now spearheading a spiritual revival seen as the only true means to authentic liberation and real equality.
A Checkered Past by William Van Poyck
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 118,160. Language: English. Published: May 24, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs(5.00 from 4 reviews)
Miami native William Van Poyck- burglar, bank robber, escape artist, and novelist - pens a sweeping, vividly sketched autobiography guiding readers on an unforgettable, four-decade odyssey, from barefoot youth to reform school to death row. Projected through the lens of raw experience, this is a brutally authentic look into the hardscrabble underbelly of America's criminal justice system.
Almost Her: The strange dilemma of being nearly famous by Caroline Paul
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 7,970. Language: English. Published: July 10, 2015 by Shebooks Publishing. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir, Essay » Author profile
What if you weren’t famous, but people treated you as if you were? That was the life of Caroline Paul, who looked just like a celebrity – her own identical twin. With humor and insight, Paul explores the strange world of fame from the wry perspective of an ordinary person.
A Woman Denied... The Early Years by @1Rebone
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 75,060. Language: English. Published: August 10, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Relationships and Family » Dysfunctional relationships, Nonfiction » Biography » Woman biographies
Simon Bushie had always wanted a little boy to complement the two girls he already had. When his wife Evelyn conceived, it became the happiest day of his life. Everyday he rooted for a boy. But when the baby came, it came with mixed gender. A staunch traditionalist that he was, Bushie was determined that the baby would be a man like him. He went on to register the baby as a boy, naming it Raymond.
The Dirty Old Man Of American Literature: A Biography of Charles Bukowski by LifeCaps
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 11,080. Language: English. Published: September 20, 2013 by BookCaps. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Literary biography
Charles Bukowski didn't write about high society or the life most people will never live; he wrote about the ordinary man--the ones you are more likely to see living next to you than glamorized on TV. He wrote what he knew and he wrote it well. Bukowski knew Los Angeles—women—the drudgery of work—and drinking…lots of drinking! This biography takes you inside the life and times of Bukowski, and h
Pigtails & Penny Loafers by Linda Fritch
Price: $2.96 USD. Words: 11,750. Language: English. Published: January 6, 2015 and represented by Docs2eBooks. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs(5.00 from 1 review)
I was raised on a farm. My early memories were waking up to the smell of bacon and the sound of my mother in the kitchen humming a gospel tune as she made biscuits and gravy and scrambled the eggs. After breakfast, my dad and brothers went to work and I helped mother and then went outside to play. Not once did she ask me, "What do you want to be when you grow up?" She just let me grow up...
Sir Harry Gibbs: Without fear or favour by Joan Priest
Price: $2.36 USD. Words: 82,040. Language: English. Published: January 28, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Law enforcement
This biography concerns one of Queensland's and Australia's most distinguished lawyers and jurists, Sir Harry Gibbs. Born in Ipswich in 1917, he studied law at the University of Queensland before going on to a legal career of great accomplishment, culminating in his taking the top position in the Australian judicial system. He was Chief Justice of the Australian High Court from 1981-1987.
Who Was Armer Allen? by Murder Creek Publishing
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 7,720. Language: English. Published: September 19, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Other biographies
This is a short biography of a remarkable man from the Appalachians who touched many lives during his short 49 year life span. A few of the highlights of his life, including victories and defeats, are highlighted in this work.
Charles C. Ryrie: The Man, His Ministry, and His Method by Paul D. Weaver
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 17,770. Language: English. Published: April 22, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Religious biography, Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Christian Theology / Systematic
Charles C. Ryrie is one of the most influential theologians of the 20th century, and this book is dedicated to investigating his life and writings. It examines the formative years of Ryrie’s childhood, his education, and the influential figures in his life. It surveys the important roles in which Ryrie ministered, and concludes with a description of the theological method he employed.