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Gilding the Coucal
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 61,460. Language: English. Published: November 20, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » History » Military
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From his parents loving arms to command of a US Navy submarine rescue ship, Lt. Commander James W. Gibson takes readers on an E-ticket ride to distant ports while rescuing hapless boaters at peril in the open ocean and eradicating starfish destroying fragile coral reefs. In Gilding the Coucal, he describes training as a US Navy Deep Diver, an Engineman, Fireman and in all stations of command.
We Stopped Forgetting: Stories from Sami Americans
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 42,860. Language: English. Published: December 5, 2013 by ČálliidLágádus/Authors’ Publisher. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Immigration and Emigration, Nonfiction » Biography » Cultural heritage
During the immigration period of 1880-1940 an unknown number of Sámi people (the indigenous people of Northern Norway, Sweden, Finland, and the Kola Peninsula of Russia) left Sápmi (Samiland; “Lapland”) for North America alongside Nordic peoples. The storytellers in this book give moving accounts of the history of their ancestors and tell their own stories of cultural revitalization.
Chemists Lead Such Interesting LIves
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 29,160. Language: English. Published: August 12, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
This book follows the growth of Massey University through the eyes of a chemist and his colleagues. This is not a stolid ponderous account but through anecdotes focusses on the humour in a chemist’s life. There were fires and floods, chemistry demonstrations that go astray, squabbles over grades, robberies, and challenges as the age of the computer begins and above all else there are the people
The Road to El Dorado: Percy Fawcett and the Lost World of Z
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 25,190. Language: English. Published: September 5, 2014 by BookCaps. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Adventurers & explorers
In 1925, Percy Fawcett left England for Brazil--he would never return. For his entire life, Fawcett had been fascinated with exploration. The child of an explorer, Fawcett had heard countless wild stories of adventure and it did not surprise anyone that he became an explorer himself. In 1906, Fawcett made his first expedition to South America; for over 15 years, he made several more. It was in
Growing Up White Trash
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 172,240. Language: English. Published: May 21, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
(5.00 from 1 review)
“White Trash,” was a phrase Mama often used whenever she had one too many beers to drink.
Open Wide: Dr. Mark Manhart's Journey in Dentistry, Theatre, Education, Family, and Life
Price: $5.95 USD. Words: 74,370. Language: English. Published: November 7, 2011 and represented by Concierge Publishing Services. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Scientists, Inventors
Mark Manhart's memoir takes the reader through his "open life" and his "secret life". A highly trained dentist who is actively engaged in developing new treatments and therapies, his inner passion, which keeps him charged, is his involvement in theatre as a playwright, director, and sometimes an actor.
Kurosaki Killed the Cat
Price: $5.85 USD. Words: 85,560. Language: English. Published: August 11, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Kurosaki Killed the Cat is the long awaited autobiography of John Jarvis's career in two armies and six martial arts. He provides a light hearted look at training under masters determined to preserve traditional martial arts against a creeping sport influence in the middle of the last century.
Hip Hop
Series: History of Hip Hop, Book 6 · Adventures in Journalism, Book 8. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 27,060. Language: English. Published: January 25, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Music » Rap and hip hop, Nonfiction » Biography » Artists, architects, & photographers
(5.00 from 1 review)
In the early 1980s, I became the first reporter to travel to the South Bronx to document the origins of hip hop and this book remains the most authentic portrait of the first generation. It was recently updated with never-before-seen photos and illustrations.
Walking Down Memory Lane
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 35,740. Language: English. Published: December 6, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Please take the time to read and enjoy my book. It will tell you many things about me and my family. My family are all hard workers and we have been blessed in so many ways. We are grateful to all our family members, uncles, aunts, cousins, community friends and neighbors. We have been active in church and community projects. You will learn about the businesses I owned. Please read my other books.
Against the Odds: Surviving the World’s Worst Tsunami and Overcoming Trauma
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 66,810. Language: English. Published: May 9, 2018 by MoshPit Publishing. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » Specialties & interests, Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
Against the Odds is an amazing true account of survival in the face of the world's worst tsunami. Journalist John Maddocks survived being smashed by a 10-metre high wall of water as thousands around him died. Returning home, John faced an epic struggle to overcome severe trauma. This is his story of resilience and recovery.
Abandoned by the Vatican
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 104,960. Language: English. Published: December 3, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Religious Intolerance, Persecution & Conflict, Nonfiction » Biography » Religious biography
If you love gripping intrigue and adventure and hate betrayal and hypocrisy, you’ll be both rewarded and disgusted by reading Abandoned by the Vatican. Accompany the author as he goes behind the Iron Curtain, the dead man’s land of mine fields and electrified fences and prowls through the back alleys of Prague to support the secret priests who suffered under communist oppression.
Oceanborne Madness??? A self-alleged Alien's view about Humanity
Price: $4.95 USD. Words: 46,590. Language: English. Published: October 19, 2010. Categories: Nonfiction » Self-improvement » Motivation and inspiration, Nonfiction » Biography » Philosopher biography
A humorous look at ourselves to discover, how, why and what we are doing along with some suggestions how to change toward a higher awareness of individuality and responsibility.
What Were You Thinking?
Price: $4.00 USD. Words: 93,240. Language: English. Published: June 27, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Biography » Woman biographies
Written in her perspective, the child chronicles her life from toddler to teenager, then young adult. When her two alcoholic parents were so inattentive to their toddler that a pedophile uncle found his way into her life, while the adults partied in the next room… When her parents put him into her child’s bed when he was home from a tour at sea in the merchant marine…
Alligators and Me
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 78,300. Language: English. Published: April 10, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
(5.00 from 1 review)
A young woman faces danger—and finds courage and community—in Alabama during the 1960s.
Hanging By Threads: Part Two
Price: $4.99 $3.99 USD. (20% off until June 08!) Words: 51,800. Language: English. Published: May 7, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Travel » Trip Journals
Hanging By Threads: Part Two (Volume II) is the amazing story of our blue water adventure. Containing tips and tricks for sailors, this is the story that the media never told the public.
Voices From Subsistence Marketplaces
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 Immigrant
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 112,840. Language: English. Published: May 24, 2014 by National Pacific Press. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
The Immigrant is the fascinating true story of George Tamer, a man who truly knew the meaning of hardship. Growing up in Lebanon during the early part of the 20th century, George, his family, and many of their fellow citizens endured extreme poverty and great suffering under Turkish occupation during the First World War, before embarking on a journey to begin a new life in far-away New Zealand..
Gotta Go
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 81,030. Language: Australian English. Published: June 23, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Adventurers & explorers
(5.00 from 1 review)
the true adventures of a naive young australin travelling overseas for the first time in the early 60's
The Return of Saturn
Price: $3.49 USD. Words: 58,720. Language: English. Published: August 21, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Travel » Specialties & interests
This is the story of Heinz and his journey through life. His travels will take him to five continents. Eventually settling in his dream destination Australia, he describes locations and everyday life in his new country. Work will take him to more locations around Australia and South East Asia, but personal problems make his life a misery. Finally, fate will take him to a new start in Thailand.
A Luminous Future
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 111,640. Language: English. Published: May 25, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » History » European, Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
(5.00 from 20 reviews)
The Second World War is over but the lives of the inhabitants of Lupoaia (Valley of the Wolves), a little village in Transylvania, are thrown into turmoil with the imposition of drastic, senseless changes by a new regime, intent on creating a new man for a new society. The new totalitarian government threatens to eliminate the Flonta family by declaring Teodor's father an 'enemy of the people.'