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Auschwitz Escape - The Klara Wizel Story by Danny Naten
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 41,950. Language: English. Published: September 28, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography, Nonfiction » History » Holocaust
At the tender age of 16, Klara Wizel had a picturesque life with a loving and supportive family. There was no way to know that the Holocaust was creeping toward her and that soon this young Hungarian Jew would be fighting for her life due to the most notorious doctor of the 20th century, Dr. Josef Mengele. Hers is the only story on record of having been selected for death then escaping.
My Brother's Voice: How a Young Hungarian Boy Survived the Holocaust: A True Story by Stephen Nasser
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 78,770. Language: English. Published: September 17, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Holocaust, Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Stephen Nasser somehow dug deep within his soul to survive the brutal and inhumane treatment his captors inflicted on the Jews. He was the only one of his family to survive--but the memory of his brother's dying words compelled him to live. Stephen's account of the Holocaust is told in the refreshingly direct and optimistic language of a young boy.
The Kobe Code: Eight Principles For Success -- An Insider's Look into Los Angeles Laker Kobe Bryant's Warrior Life & the Code He Lives By by Pat Mixon
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 22,220. Language: English. Published: October 30, 2010. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Basketball, Nonfiction » Biography » Sports biography
Strength & Honor. A code that Kobe Bryant seems to live by. This inspiring & practical guide takes a unique spin on the traditional unauthorized biography by providing insight into how Kobe approaches his life, on & off the court. Also, by highlighting Eight Principles For Success pulled from various stages in his life, this book allows you to potentially apply these practices to your own life.
Princess: A True Story of Life Behind the Veil in Saudi Arabia by Jean Sasson
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 79,240. Language: English. Published: June 8, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Woman biographies, Nonfiction » Biography » Royalty biography(4.50 from 2 reviews)
PRINCESS reveals the secret life of Princess Sultana Al Sa'ud, from the royal house of Saudi Arabia. Hidden behind her black veil, she is a prisoner, jailed by her father, her husband and her country. A New York Times bestseller, PRINCESS was named one of the 500 Great Books by Women since 1300, an Alternate Selection of the Literary Guild, a Doubleday Book Club pick, & a Reader's Digest Selection
Sober Truths: The Making of an Honest Woman by Jill Kelly
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 83,650. Language: English. Published: June 21, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
After 20 years of misery drinking, Kelly found she had to change most of her life to stay sober. This memoir tells how she learned to be with loneliness and anxiety, oo let go of the jealous dramas of the past, and to embrace a new life. Sobriety isn't easy; in fact, it is continual hard work. But Kelly offers hope to those who cannot imagine a life without alcohol from one who has recreated hers.
Bitter Freedom: Memoir of a Holocaust Survivor by Jafa Wallach
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 53,900. Language: English. Published: April 13, 2012 by Gihon River Press. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Holocaust, Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
Remarkable first-person story of survival in Nazi occupied Poland. Narrowly escaping the Nazi sweep in Southern Poland, Jafa Wallach and her husband, Natan, a physician, were able to send their four-year-old daughter to safety (they prayed) while they themselves—along with two of Jafa's brothers—managed to dig a shallow hole in the ground beneath the cellar of an heroic Polish mechanic's shop.
Bulletproof by Maci Bookout
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 46,760. Language: English. Published: July 21, 2015 by Post Hill Press. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Celebrity biography, Nonfiction » Relationships & Family » Motherhood
NOW A NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER Maci Bookout was just a normal, slightly overachieving high school girl in Chattanooga, Tennessee. When a good southern girl becomes a single teen mom, how does she hold onto her dreams? Sometimes growing up is an act of will...and Maci's will is bulletproof.
Everything I Never Wanted to Be by Dina Kucera
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 59,810. Language: English. Published: October 14, 2013 by Dream of Things. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir, Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Everything I Never Wanted to Be is the true story of a family's battle with alcoholism and drug addiction. Any story filled with alcoholics and drug addicts includes a number of horrific events, but in the end, this is an uplifting story that can change behavior and save lives--and make you laugh along the way. "Raw and funny." -- Joel Stein, Time Magazine "Like a maelstrom." -- ForeWord Review
What A Life: How the Vietnam War Affected One Marine by Randy Kington
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 74,630. Language: English. Published: September 23, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Military biography
Randy served on the front line with some of the first marine units in Vietnam in 1965-66. He describes his transformation from boy to man, the training that allowed him to survive nine months of some of the fiercest fighting. Horrifically wounded in battle, he recounts grueling months of hospitalization and rehab, and the people who made a difference in his life.
Against All Odds - a Miracle of Holocaust Survival by Edith Lucas Pagelson
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 36,570. Language: English. Published: May 11, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
The personal story of a young Jewish girl trapped in Nazi Germany. Separated from her younger sister, Edith and her mother witness the farce of the Red Cross visit to Terezin, escape the gas chambers of Auschwitz, and survive the labor camps of the Russian Front. This is a story of horror and miracles, and of triumph against all odds.
Survivor's Game by David Karmi
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 87,390. Language: English. Published: May 25, 2017 by Crossroad Press. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » History » Holocaust
David Karmi is a survivor of Auschwitz, Dachau, and the Warsaw Ghetto. He enured forced marches, starvation, and even persecution after the Allies freed him from the camps. This is a story of strength, courage, some luck - and an amazing man, told in his own words. It is the biography of a survivor.
The Most Unfeeling Doctor in the World and Other True Tales From the Emergency Room by Melissa Yuan-Innes
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 23,140. Language: English. Published: June 29, 2011 by Olo Books. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Physicians & medical professionals, Nonfiction » Entertainment » Humor & satire
Life as an emergency doctor. That teenager puking up two liters of vodka and his stomach lining at triage? Yup. Blood pouring out of a terrified pregnant woman? Call me. Plus the patient who no longer has a nosebleed screaming at me across the department, "You. Are. The Most. Unfeeling doctor. I have ever met!" Come on in. Nominated for the Top 50 Must-Read Books for Nurses in 2012.
Web of Lies - My Life with a Narcissist by Sarah Tate
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 76,720. Language: English. Published: February 22, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs(5.00 from 1 review)
This is an auto-biographical novel which describes in graphic (and often harrowing) detail, what it's like to be sucked into the world of a person with a personality disorder. The reader is taken on a journey of what first seems like the perfect love story, but which ends in a nightmare as Sarah describes how her life was almost destroyed by her pathological partner.
David’s Story: Burned by his Father’s Rage Healed by his Mother’s Love by Mel White & Marie Rothenberg
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 75,800. Language: English. Published: November 22, 2019. Categories: Nonfiction » Relationships & Family » Child abuse, Nonfiction » Biography » Religious biography
On March 3, 1983, a despondent father set ablaze the room where his six-year-old son lay sleeping. The boy received third-degree burns over ninety percent of his body—but he didn’t die. Here is the touching story of David Rothenberg, the courageous little boy whose words echo in the hearts of America: “I’m alive! I didn’t miss living. That is wonderful enough for me.”
Amidst the Shadows of Trees: A Holocaust Child’s Survival in the Partisans by Miriam M. Brysk
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 52,750. Language: English. Published: September 3, 2013 by Gihon River Press. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Holocaust, Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Miriam M. Brysk’s memory is remarkably sharp, distinguishing this memoir from many others. At 7, she and her parents escaped the Lida ghetto to join Jewish partisans in the Lipiczany Forest. Hunted by German soldiers, she experienced childhood terror that lingers with her. Her father, a surgeon, saved hundreds of lives and helped build and supervise a partisan hospital in the swamps of the forest.
Under the Influence, New Edition of the Unauthorized Story of the Anheuser-Busch Dynasty by Terry Ganey
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 174,480. Language: English. Published: October 29, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Business biography, Nonfiction » History » American
"Under the Influence" is the compellingly readable and completely unauthorized saga of the Busch family and the Anheuser-Busch brewery it controlled for more than a century. This New York Times best seller is the first book to tell the whole story behind the All-American red, white and blue logo--an amazing tale of opportunism unbridled power, family conflict, sex scandals and violent death.
The Girl Nobody Wants by Lily O'Brien
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 98,360. Language: English. Published: November 4, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Psychology » Child Abuse, Nonfiction » Biography » Religious biography(5.00 from 2 reviews)
You only get one chance to live your life as a child but Lily was never given that chance; her childhood was taken from her before it ever begun. From the age of four, when she was first sexually abused, her life changed forever and when she walked through the Catholic Church run institution's doors in Ireland, her life continued along the same path that has destroyed her soul. This is Child abuse
The Doors Unhinged - Jim Morrison's Legacy Goes on Trial by John Densmore
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 91,430. Language: English. Published: April 17, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Music » Biography, Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Drummer John Densmore’s THE DOORS: UNHINGED is the true story of the court case that put Jim Morrison’s legacy on trial and divided the former band mates in half, with Ray Manzarek and Robby Krieger on one side, and John Densmore and the estate of Jim Morrison on the other.
Good Girl, Bad Girl: An Insider’s 1996 Biography of Whitney Houston by Kevin Ammons
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 74,180. Language: English. Published: June 22, 2016 by Crossroad Press. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Celebrity biography, Nonfiction » Biography » People of color
Whitney Houston is a show-business phenomenon and one of Hollywood's most sought-after black actresses. Here is the first-ever behind-the-scenes book about Whitney. Good Girl, Bad Girl is written by Kevin Ammons, who spent a great deal of time with Whitney since his girlfriend, Regina Brown, was Whitney's publicist. During his four-year affair with Brown, Ammons saw Whitney at her bitchiest.