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Frida and Me: Art, and One Woman's Triumph Over PTSD
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 101,070. Language: English. Published: September 19, 2019 by Columbine Publishing Group, LLC. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Self-improvement » Depression
"Compelling, extraordinary"--Midwest Book Review. In 1976 Nancy Weintraub was a rebellious teen who set out for Mexico, against her parents wishes, to study art and language. It was the adventure of a lifetime--until the bus crashed. Family, friends, doctors, and complete strangers battled to save her life. She appeared to be a miracle, but untreated PTSD nearly killed her. This is her true story.
Biografía del Caribe
Series: Historia de Colombia · Geopolítica · Historia de los países latinoamericanos. Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 169,240. Language: Spanish. Published: December 16, 2017 by Luis Alberto Villamarin Pulido. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics & Current Affairs » History, Nonfiction » Biography » Political biography
para comprender mejor la importancia integral de la cuenca del Caribe, con sapiencia, calidad literaria y de manera sugestiva, esta obra conduce un hilado recorrido histórico, geográfico y geopolítico alrededor de las formas de comercio, guerra, intrigas palaciegas, y ambiciones geoestratégicas de las potencias de la época, desde 1492 hasta 1903
Under Fire: An American Story
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 170,160. Language: English. Published: September 10, 2013 by Post Hill Press. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Military biography, Nonfiction » Biography » Political biography
In this candid book, Oliver North, the man who has been at the centre of the Iran-Contra controversy tells the story of his life. He reveals the inside story behind the headlines and stresses the importance of his family and his enduring faith, which have seen him through the toughest times.
Yes I Can: the story of Sammy Davis Jr
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 239,790. Language: English. Published: December 17, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Celebrity biography
(5.00 from 1 review)
In Yes I Can, his 1965 worldwide Number One Best Selling autobiography, Sammy Davis recounts the extraordinary obstacles he overcame to become the undisputed world’s greatest entertainer. A half century after it became an immediate bestseller, Yes I can is still an intensely absorbing book, full of the vitality and aggressive greatness of Sammy Davis, Jr.
Lords of the Sunset Strip
Price: $2.95 USD. Words: 202,340. Language: English. Published: June 29, 2013 by The Spencer Company. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Music » Rock music
“Lords of the Sunset Strip” is the brutally honest, ribald and hilarious memoir of actor and writer Blackie Dammett—AKA John Kiedis—who happens to be the father of Red Hot Chili Peppers frontman Anthony Kiedis.
Los generales alemanes hablan Revelaciones de la ambición geopolítica y militar de Adolfo Hitler
Series: Estrategia y Liderazgo · Segunda guerra mundial. Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 170,650. Language: Spanish. Published: March 31, 2018 by Luis Alberto Villamarin Pulido. Categories: Essay » Political, Nonfiction » Biography » Military biography
Recopilación de valiosos testimonios de primera mano tomados y editados por el historiador y analista de asuntos estratégicos, el capitán británico Lidell Hart. Es uno de los documentos más importantes, escritos despúes de finalizada la Segunda Guerra Mundial, para comprender la ambición geopolítica y militar de Hitler relatada por sus mas cercanos colaboradores.
Be Brave, Be Strong: A Journey Across the Great Divide
Price: $4.95 USD. Words: 123,090. Language: English. Published: May 5, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Bicycling, Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
(4.43 from 7 reviews)
This is an inspiring and often harrowing account of Jill Homer's record-breaking, 2,740-mile mountain bike ride from Canada to Mexico along the Great Divide. The book follows the thrilling adventure, grueling physical challenges, and emotional turmoil of an ordinary person trying to do something extraordinary.
Why Me? The Sammy Davis, Jr. Story
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 146,330. Language: English. Published: May 24, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
Why Me? is the self-portrait of one of the extraordinary men of our time, who became a figure of controversy because he dared to live his life not as a Negro but as a man.
Speed Kills: Who Killed the Cigarette Boat King, the Fastest Man on the Seas?
Series: Harris True Crime Collection. Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 122,180. Language: English. Published: May 17, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » True Crime » Murder, Nonfiction » Biography » Sports biography
Ocean racing superstar Don Aronow loved it when writers called him a living legend. His life of adventure is well known. It is his death that baffles police. He was afraid of nothing, no one. In his final hour, when a stranger talked about killing, Aronow laughed. He felt no fear until he lowered the window of his white Mercedes and looked death in the face. And then it was too late. —Miami Herald
Mom and Pop Porn, How Suburban America Nearly Took Over The Adult Industry!
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 109,670. Language: English. Published: April 30, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Entertainment » Biography
This is my story told over fifteen years. I owned two separate home based adult studios, one of which was the VERY FIRST to cross over and gain real world widespread distribution. This book tells of government over regulation, the ups and downs I experienced, funny stories of dealing with the public, My run in with the mafia, and the perils of dealing with partners. This is a true story.
Sacrifice - The True Story of Courage over Chernobyl
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 124,470. Language: English. Published: July 27, 2013 by Saint Gaudens Press Inc. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography, Nonfiction » Politics & Current Affairs » Communism & socialism
Hero of the Soviet Union Gourgen Karapetyan and Gromov Experimental Test Pilot Anatoly Grishchenko flew into Hell over Chernobyl to save the Motherland and the World. Anatoly developed a radiation-induced, life-threatening, blood disorder. Gougen sought the assistance of a colleague in flight, Cap Parlier, to obtain a potential curative treatment for Anatoly in Seattle. This is their story.
Master Spy: The Life of Robert P. Hanssen
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 100,990. Language: English. Published: July 23, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Military biography, Nonfiction » True Crime » Espionage
For fifteen years, government worker Robert Hanssen passed along to the Soviets over 6,000 pages of top secret and classified information, including information on the U.S. investigation of smuggling nuclear weapons to third world countries and the entire plan for the continuity of the U.S. government if suddenly attacked. This is the story behind the man who so heinously betrayed his country.
Stormy Genius: The Life of Aviation's Maverick Bill Lear
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 144,850. Language: English. Published: August 21, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Scientists, Inventors, Nonfiction » Biography » Celebrity biography
"Reckless, abrasive, egocentric, conniving, wife-cheater...indeed a genius...Interesting reading for all..." The Witchita Eagle-Beacon
Sarge! Cases of a Chicago Police Detective Sergeant in the 1960s, ’70s, and ’80s
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 111,680. Language: English. Published: October 31, 2018 by Crossroad Press. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir, Nonfiction » Biography » Law enforcement
“SARGE!” is a fascinating memoir by the late Chicago Police Detective Sergeant John A. DiMaggio, one of the most decorated officers on the force during a career that spanned the years 1957 to 1991. Among his awards are two Superintendent’s Awards of Valor and Mayor Richard J. Daley’s Praiseworthy Acknowledgment Plaque for Exceptional Act of Bravery Involving Risk of Life.
Ladies and Gentlemen, Lenny Bruce!!
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 297,160. Language: English. Published: March 25, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Celebrity biography
The author of the bestselling biographies The Lives of John Lennon and Elvis explores the tumultuous life of one of the most controversial comics who ever lived. Lenny Bruce's life is reconstructed in dazzling sequences that capture his genius in the same lingo and rhythm, shtick comedy and junkie surrealism that characterized his imagination.
Gilliflowers, Bonds of Affection, Memoirs of a Houseboy 2008
Series: Memoirs Of A Houseboy, Book 4. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 143,500. Language: British English. Published: September 19, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Gay & lesbian fiction » Gay, Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
Fasten your seatbelts for another round of domestic adventures with houseboy Gillibran Brown. Gilli walks, talks and quips us through another year with his beloved dictators Dick and Shane. In many respects it's a difficult year for Gilli with some tough decisions to come to terms with.
Never Be Afraid: A Belgian Jew in the French Resistance
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 110,050. Language: English. Published: December 7, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography, Nonfiction » History » Holocaust
"Never Be Afraid: A Belgian Jew in the French Resistance" is the story of a Belgian Jew who flees to southern France with his family when the Nazis invade, poses as a Christian, and joins the French Resistance to fight Hitler’s Nazis. Bernard Mednicki's story, in the best tradition of the famous Yiddish writers, is a glorious refutation of the myth that the Jews went like "lambs to the slaughter."
Fighting the Devil- A True Story of Consuming Passion, Deadly Poison, and Murder
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 100,280. Language: English. Published: March 9, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » True Crime » Murder
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
A true crime suspense thriller of the horrific, excruciating death and murder of a millionaire, and haunting occurrences that actually happened. Readers who enjoy suspense, strong female leads, and crime drama, like Law and Order, will cling to every word of "Fighting the Devil". The inclusion of photos—exemplify the humanity of the characters in this drama.
Genios de la Estrategia Militar Volumen IV, Douglas Mc Arthur El César del Siglo XX
Series: Geopolítica · Sociología MIlitar. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 147,160. Language: Spanish. Published: March 24, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Military biography, Nonfiction » History » War
El general Douglas Mc Arthur fue denominado el César de Siglo XX. Según Richard Nixon, fue uno de los hombres más grandes de todos los tiempos. Roosevelt lo llamó la encarnación del pueblo americano, pero Harry Trumman lo destituyó del cargo de Comandante Supremo Aliado por ligereza temperamental y no porque esta decisión favoreciera los intereses estadounidenses luego de la Segunda Guerra Mundial
Historia de Alejandro Magno
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 125,130. Language: Spanish. Published: June 24, 2019 by Luis Alberto Villamarin Pulido. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Military biography, Nonfiction » Biography » Royalty biography
Historia de Alejandro Magno de Macedonia', es una biografía de Alejandro Magno condensada en diez libros. Los dos primeros están perdidos, y los ocho restantes incompletos. La narración comienza en la primavera de 333 a. C., transcurrido ya un año de campaña militar. Alejandro se encuentra en Asia Menor, donde toma la ciudad de Celenas y entra en Gordión, lugar del famoso nudo gordiano.