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Teacher Misery: Helicopter Parents, Special Snowflakes and Other Bullshit
Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 60,550. Language: English. Published: May 10, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir, Nonfiction » Entertainment » Humor and satire
Teacher Misery perfectly encapsulates the comical misery that has become the teaching profession. Morris’ strange, funny, and sometimes unbelievable teaching experiences are told through a collection of short stories, essays and artifacts including real emails from parents, students and administrators.
Secret Life of a Spook
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 85,540. Language: English. Published: November 22, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Peter Paget grew up in the West Country in post-war Britain. Aged just 17, he invented an oil-spill defence system, which is still used today. Shortly afterwards, this connection led to him being co-opted into the British Intelligence services, for whom he has carried out undercover missions ever since. A US security service also
Ellen. A woman of spirit
Price: $9.95 USD. Words: 43,910. Language: Australian English. Published: July 25, 2012 by Network Creative Services. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography, Nonfiction » Biography » Criminals & outlaws
'Ellen. A woman of spirit' by Noelene Allen is the extraordinary true story of a woman whose life journey is told with sympathy, compassion and above all honesty. The strength of the women of the Kelly family becomes clear as the reader shares many previously untold anecdotes of the life of the mother of Australia’s most famous bushranger, Ned Kelly.
The Malcolm X Story Retold: In Search of the Blessed Community
Price: $5.00 USD. Words: 14,580. Language: English. Published: November 17, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » People of color
This small book is a poetic retelling of the Malcolm X story, in which his life is reframed as a spiritual quest. The book provides a contrast to almost fifty years of writings that focus primarily on unraveling the complexities of his political beliefs and sorting out the details of his intense life and his tragic death by assassination.
Skase, Spain & Me
Price: $7.50 USD. Words: 136,090. Language: English. Published: September 29, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Australian entrepreneur Christopher Skase created a global resort and media empire with glamorous wife Pixie by his side. Then it crashed and they headed for the Spanish island of Mallorca, the marauding media at their gate. Was he really sick? Where did all the money go? Now, the truth, from Tony Larkins who worked side by side with Skase during his decade-long, doomed attempt to regain his life.
Blip on the Radar
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 78,340. Language: British English. Published: November 29, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Ocean life, Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
(5.00 from 1 review)
Mix one dreamy Irish helicopter pilot with a crew of Taiwanese, Chinese, Philippinos and Indonesians, and you get everything – from confusion, to fireworks, to hilarity. Flying in those remote Pacific areas, thousands of miles from Search and Rescue capability, ‘Moggy’ Meyrick was touched by our common humanity, and awed by Nature. This book is written for everybody, not just helicopter pilots.
Me: A Rewrite
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 81,000. Language: English. Published: August 1, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
A comedic snippet of Anna’s alias life as she comes face-to-lasered-face with her aging face, furrowing brow, sagging butt and lack of “the one." Searching for authenticity, she considers Botox®, tests male-female friendships and tries to rev up to switch from Gucci to Goodwill in pursuit of creativity and… well, anything else! Warning: Swears, sarcasm, politically incorrect ramblings and TMI.
Queens Of Comedy
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 68,220. Language: English. Published: August 24, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Celebrity culture, Nonfiction » Biography » Celebrity biography
They are comedy legends: Lucille Ball, Phyllis Diller, Carol Burnett, and Joan Rivers! Cinderella had a glass slipper, but comics have clown shoes that leave footprints on our fannies and handprints on our hearts. Queens of Comedy includes Dr. Sue’s personal interviews with great stars, show business advice, comedy secrets, and insights into humor and gender.
Walking to Japan: A Memoir
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 104,830. Language: English. Published: November 2, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir, Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Holism
Born in an air raid, Derek Youngs was thrown into the harsh reality of humanity's dark side with his first breaths. No wonder he became a peace pilgrim. His dream to walk to Japan took him throughout the world, trekking over 25,000 kilometres, facing danger, not knowing where he would sleep or find his next meal. He became known as the Peacewalker, gaining international attention.
Barbara Newhall Follett: A Life in Letters
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 267,360. Language: English. Published: August 14, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Literary biography
By the age of 14, Barbara Newhall Follett had published two books with Alfred A. Knopf — 1927's enchanting "The House Without Windows" and 1928's "The Voyage of the Norman D." Both books received rave reviews. This lengthy book, lovingly compiled and edited by her half-nephew, tells Barbara's extraordinary story through her letters and those of her correspondents.
Screaming in Silence
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 51,190. Language: English. Published: November 30, 2016 by MoshPit Publishing. Categories: Nonfiction » Relationships and Family » Abuse / domestic partner abuse, Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Screaming In Silence is the true story of domestic violence and child abuse from the inside. It is a story of fear and loss, but also of resilience and empowerment, of reaching post traumatic growth and turning circumstances around in order to help others. An important read for anyone who has experienced violence and abuse, whether personally or through a friend or family member.
Love Unbroken: From Addiction to Redemption
Price: $9.95 USD. Words: 78,930. Language: English. Published: December 31, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir, Nonfiction » Relationships and Family » Family relationships
Love Unbroken is the true story of Pamela, who spends ten years in hell struggling with drug addiction. As told by Pam and her mother Susan, the story reveals a shared path to recovery that is highly unusual, going far beyond conventional treatments for addiction. This is a book of hard-won inspiration and wisdom that reveals a truth deeper than all traumas of the human heart -- love unbroken.
From P.O.W. to C.E.O.
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 62,840. Language: English. Published: November 24, 2015 by van Horton Books. Categories: Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Public relations, Nonfiction » Biography » Business biography
As a newly liberated POW of the Japanese, Loet Velmans returned from the Far East to Europe, and shortly thereafter set out for the U.S., where he was hired by John Hill, the founder of Hill & Knowlton, America’s largest PR firm. In telling the story of his rise to the position of Chairman and CEO of Hill & Knowlton, Velmans shares his unique perspective on the “culture gap” between nations.
Chalk Pits & Cherry Stones
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 63,510. Language: English. Published: May 28, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
(5.00 from 5 reviews)
This is a memoir about growing up in an industrialized riverside area of North Kent in the nineteen forties and fifties. It was a time of food rationing and shortages, air raid warnings and Doodlebugs, cheerful poverty and overcrowding where of necessity the local chalk pits and bomb sites became familiar playgrounds.
My Life with Jacqueline Kennedy
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 128,380. Language: English. Published: March 31, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography
This book reveals Jacqueline Kennedy as a real person, as a wife, as a mother, as a seeker of perfection in art and life. It reveals in depth information only known by the person with the closest relationship to her, as we worked together on a daily basis. It was published in the United States of America and six additional foreign countries in 1969 and rated #1 on TIME Magazine's Best Seller list.
Trying Not to Drown
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 123,380. Language: English. Published: September 1, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » True Crime » Murder, Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
On a rainy night while his neighbors watched Billy Graham on television, my brother Ken stood outside their living room window, raised his hunting rifle and fired. Four victims and two houses later he was arrested for murder, thrusting my family and me into horror. Viewed through time-laced lenses this is an honest account of what happened to him, my sister, our loving parents and especially me.
In the Driving Seat
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 110,720. Language: English. Published: November 30, 2016 by Austin Macauley. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
‘Shed weight and add speed' - motor racing formula The third generation of his family to work in the motoring industry, Richard Ide's spectacular career took him from apprentice fitter at Vauxhall Motors in the 1950s to the Head of Volkswagen Group UK in the 1990s, during which period he was responsible for turning around the fortunes of six motoring businesses in the intervening forty years.
Doobie's Odyssey: Civet Coffee, Brothels, and the Andaman Sea
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 80,030. Language: English. Published: November 17, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » By region, Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Join Craig Dobbins and his friend Zach as they explore Southeast Asia by any means available—bus, train, plane, boat, motorcycle, and on foot—bringing them to exotic locales: snorkeling off uninhabited islands; trekking in the oldest rainforest in the world; participating in an indigenous Lahu New Year's ceremony; working on remote farms (one in the process of developing a civet coffee operation).
Spread Spectrum: Hedy Lamarr and the mobile phone
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 93,190. Language: English. Published: July 21, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Telecommunications, Nonfiction » Biography » Woman biographies
Welcome to a world of secret communication, arms trading, mobile phones, film stars, piano players, nudity in the woods and one of the most unusual sources of revolutionary new technologies ever. This is the story of the birth of a new communication technique called spread spectrum together with the story of a forgotten patent and its two unlikely inventors.
Filosofía contemporánea: Autorreflexion.- Musica del Espiritu
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 46,650. Language: Spanish. Published: July 16, 2015. Categories: Essay » Literature, Nonfiction » Biography » Social scientists & psychologists
El pensamiento reflexivo va dirigido a objetivos propios: facilitar nuevos caminos al conocimiento personal, arrojando luz sobre la actividad y regulación del subconsciente a nivel del Sistema Limbico y de las vías de asociación en la corteza cerebral, e inundar nuestro ámbito vital por actividad pensada Tálamo - Cortical que proporcione sentido de realidad con propósito de vida.