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چمدان صورتى
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 19,790. Language: Persian. Published: August 1, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
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كتاب چمدان صورتى برگرفته از اتفاقات زندگي زن ٢٩ ساله است كه از ايران به استراليا مهاجرت ميكند. اين زن در اغاز سفر خود فقط يك چمدان صورتى و ١٢٣٢ دلار استراليا دارد اين كتاب سفرى است در مسير مهاجرت با همه ترسها، دردها و تلاشها. سفرى كه تقريبا همه مهاجران انرا كم و بيش طى ميكنند
Where Memory Hides: A Writer's Life
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 117,500. Language: English. Published: January 5, 2017 by Bold Venture Press. Categories: Essay » Literature, Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
"Where Memory Hides" is a guided tour through the life and career of Richard Lupoff, a versatile author mystery and science fiction. His credits include "All In Color For a Dime" and "Edgar Rice Burroughs: Master of Adventure." His story “12:01 PM,” spawned a legion of imitators. Lupoff offers insights on writing, haggling with agents, and literary criticism of classic authors.
Long Tussle with Dearth
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 65,070. Language: Commonwealth English. Published: June 24, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
It is not easy growing up in a little village on the slopes of Mt Elgon. It is a marginalized, desolate place devoid of basic government infrastructure. In the eighties and nineties, the region was (and it still is) steeped in myth, custom, tradition and abject poverty. Almost everything was governed by superstitions and curious belief in mythical forces.
The Short and Tragic Life of Robert Peace: A Brilliant Young Man Who Left Newark for the Ivy League | Summary
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.
Grace's Daughter
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 103,010. Language: English. Published: January 21, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
Sentenced to life in a men’s prison for killing her former therapist in self-defense, a transgendered woman battles for 20 years for gender-affirming surgery. The memoir begins with the author realizing that she is a girl at age three, and culminates in a legal victory made possible by what can only be described as Grace in action. This beautiful memoir is not only an expose, but a story of hope.
Daniel Tammet: the Boy with the Incredible Story
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 148,610. Language: English. Published: February 22, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Celebrity biography, Nonfiction » Psychology » Psychopathology / autism spectrum disorders
Many people have known for a long time that the life story of the author, celebrity and performer of intellectual feats Daniel Tammet which has been told countless times in books, TV and scientific publications is incomplete in ways that matter and questionable in too many ways to count. Let Lili Marlene show you the alternative story hiding in plain sight, in her massively expanded 2017 edition.
Without A Song
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 70,200. Language: Australian English. Published: September 5, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Music » Jazz, Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
a jazz life; intimate and inspirational. saxophone, sydney jazz, heroin addiction, buddhism. awakening.
Dear People in the Yellow House
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 48,610. Language: English. Published: February 24, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Relationships and Family » Life stages / adolescence, Nonfiction » Biography » Gay and lesbian
Just when Dave thought things couldn’t get any worse, the world proved him wrong, introducing him to rapists, racists, education scammers, religious freaks and more. This is nothing like other coming-of-age stories you have read before. Written as a series of letters addressed to a neighboring family, this odd childhood tragedy turns out to be the weirdest investment lesson ever!
The Marble Corridor and Other Medical Tales
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 76,650. Language: English. Published: July 31, 2017 by Austin Macauley. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Set within a South London hospital in the 1970s, ‘The Marble Corridor' is the first of four stories which chart the progress of a newly-qualified doctor from houseman to consultant.
Over The Wall: Trials and Tribulations of a Jailbreaker. Based on a True Story
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 120,730. Language: English. Published: April 25, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Criminals & outlaws
The story opens in 1950 when a scrawny, undernourished lad of 15 is about to embark upon a criminal career. Set against the backdrop of an impoverished childhood in the Black Country, easy money and good times beckon. Borstal awaits, where violent encounters and a brutal regime shape the future.
Just an Ordinary Woman
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 35,570. Language: English (South African dialect). Published: February 18, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
My life is curiously riveting, not because it involves wars or celebrities, quite the opposite. I'm just an ordinary woman, who thanks to unwise decisions and some plain old bad luck, has spent the last forty years stumbling from one disaster to the next. This is my story.
Freeway Rick Ross: The Untold Autobiography
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 83,630. Language: English. Published: September 13, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » True Crime » Drug trade
Freeway Rick Ross: The Untold Autobiography is an intimate look at the day-to-day dealings of a drug kingpin in the heart of the ghetto. It's also the story of a boy born in poverty Texas who grew up in a single-parent household in the heart of South Central Los Angeles, pushed through the school system each year and ended up illiterate. His options were few, and he turned to drug dealing.
Call Me Coinin
Price: $4.49 USD. Words: 23,160. Language: English. Published: August 1, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Woman biographies, Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Sandy Prantl, an occupational and craniosacral therapist takes us on her journey of healing from childhood abuse that led to the development of post traumatic stress disorder (PTSD). This memoir chronicles Sandy’s relationship with a wolf named Orca and how they brought healing to each other. This led to work with other animals and an understanding of PTSD recovery and interspecies healing.
Room for Two: A Memoir
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 84,060. Language: English. Published: December 31, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir, Nonfiction » Relationships and Family » Marriage
At some point, each of us face devastating afflictions and must eventually cope with loss. Regardless of how it happens, the outcome is still the same - we are left isolated, alone, wondering what we could have done differently, and where we can turn for peace. Abel's search for peace and the miracle that follows is proof that love and hope can endure, despite the struggles that shape our lives.
Viktor Frankl
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 7,430. Language: English. Published: July 19, 2017 by Summary Station. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Philosopher biography, Nonfiction » Psychology » Developmental / lifespan development
Viktor Frankl Understanding the Life and Teachings of One Resilient Man Who Made an Enormous Impact on the Evolution of Humanity By Dr. Ruth Carr If you have ever seen the movie, The Sound of Music, you would know that indeed, “The hills are alive…” in Austria. Austria is a beautiful country with a rich and vibrant history. Many famous people have come from the hills of Austria including...
Murder In Pittsburgh The Death of an Artist's Model
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 4,820. Language: English. Published: January 27, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography, Nonfiction » True Crime » Murder
Grace Roberts was a 25-year-old manicurist and artist's model for hosiery ads across the United States. In her violent death the reader is transported into the life of affluent Philadelphia nearly a century ago. One of her most prominent suitors was the heir to a Pittsburgh coal fortune, a man who was educated at Yale. He and Mary's romance was broken off in 1907 because of social constraints.
Austin Bound
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 29,240. Language: English. Published: November 14, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Inspirational, Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
November 1996 through May 2000 was a very dark time for the author. This book details her challenges, the people involved, and their lasting effects. In hindsight, the author sees herself as having been driven by determination and pride, rather than allowing herself to be guided by God. Now she can see that those years helped her to change and grow, to learn anew how to trust in and go with God.
The Last Salute
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 61,460. Language: English. Published: July 31, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Military biography
All fighter pilots serving in any Air Force in the world MUST READ the chapters entitled "Dangling in the Air" and "Flights to Heaven". Lessons learned from opportune decisions taken by the pilots in these stories might one day help save your life.
The Dalai Lama
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 4,550. Language: English. Published: July 19, 2017 by Summary Station. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Philosopher biography, Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Buddhism
The Dalai Lama Understanding the Origin and Teachings of the Dalai Lama By Dr. Ruth Carr The world has changed a great deal in the past century. People have the ability to instantly communicate with each other all over the world. It is possible to travel around the world in less than a single day. These changes have made it possible for a man named The Dalai Lama to teach the world...
Leah Remini’s Troublemaker Surviving Hollywood and Scientology Summary
Price: $3.95 USD. Words: 4,900. Language: English. Published: March 5, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Religious biography, Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Scientology
This is a Summary of Leah Remini’s #1 NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER Troublemaker Surviving Hollywood and Scientology The outspoken actress, talk show host, and reality television star offers an eye-opening insider account of her tumultuous and heart-wrenching thirty-year-plus association with the Church of Scientology.