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Arctic Sven — Finding Ki by Loren Jay Chassels
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 70,570. Language: English. Published: April 26, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » Hikes & walks, Nonfiction » Biography » Physicians & medical professionals
The true story of a young EMT / school teacher who found inner harmony on the Appalachian Trail
The Courage to Rise Again: A Journey from Tears to Testimony by Bertha Cooper Harris
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 86,850. Language: English. Published: October 4, 2016 and represented by MMCC Forensic, LLC. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Artists, architects, & photographers, Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Artists
The Courage to Rise Again is a riveting account of the life of artist Bertha Harris. This masterfully written book unveils struggles, laughter, relationships, secrets, and triumphs. No matter what we face, God is able to bring us through it and give us victory, regardless of how hard the tests and challenges. Illustrated with numerous photos and paintings from key times in her life.
Lester Levenson's Secret Comeback - Will I am by Karin Wettig
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 16,500. Language: English. Published: September 20, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Celebrity biography, Fiction » Inspirational
“Masters really help when you ask and Angels work upon request!” was Karin's revelation after having written complaint letters for years to a famous Indian sage. An answer never came, but years later her life was saved miraculously and a personal messenger sent to her. In her spiritual journal she describes these experiences and her amazing intuitive insights about two modern American masters.
Bigfoot in New Jersey: The Garden (State) Variety Sasquatch by WR Matts
Price: $14.40 USD. Words: 25,040. Language: English. Published: July 16, 2013 by Pine Winds Press. Categories: Nonfiction » New Age » Supernatural, Nonfiction » Biography » Adventurers & explorers
In this book WR Matts documents 68 recorded sightings from all across the Garden State. In addition, he provides three comprehensive reports about his own research. Matts explains his personal methodology and his encounter with one eight-foot creature at the Godfrey Bridge Campground in the Pine Barrens. Other chapters discuss how studies of Bigfoot are evolving.
Running With Ghosts: A Memoir of Surviving Childhood Cancer by Matt Tullis
Price: $10.99 USD. Words: 81,340. Language: American English. Published: September 15, 2017 by The Sager Group. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Acupressure & acupuncture
Author Matt Tullis reminds us that surviving childhood cancer can be a challenge as formidable as fighting for your life—and more enduring. As an adult,he began to be haunted by the memories of all the friends and caregivers he’d left behind on the cancer ward of Akron Children’s Hospital and decided to seek them out. A beautiful true story about friendship, loss and closure.
Walking to Japan: A Memoir by Carolyn & Derek Youngs
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 105,000. Language: English. Published: November 2, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir, Nonfiction » Inspiration » Personal inspiration
Derek Youngs' dream to walk to Japan took him to the road, and over the course of 25 years, walking 25,000 kilometres throughout the world, confronting fear, danger, uncertainty and loss, he discovered how to make the impossible possible.
Botswana Governance and Political History by Vincent Lawal
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 23,780. Language: English. Published: October 22, 2017 by Jean Marc Bertrand. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Africa, Nonfiction » Biography » Political biography
Botswana from the beginning . Botswana Governance and Political History, Towards the turn of the 19th century, the people who resided in the area known as Botswana, made up at least eight ethnic Chiefdoms whose peoples shared a common language and history, and co-existed in relative peace.
Striking Eight Bells: A Vietnam Memoir by George Trowbridge
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 109,280. Language: English. Published: February 22, 2018 by Richter Publishing LLC. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Military biography, Nonfiction » History » Military
George Trowbridge recounts his journey from the Midwest to a warship in the Gulf of Tonkin during the closing months of the Vietnam War. George shares the details of the living conditions on board a naval destroyer during this era, what it was like going through basic training, and the strike attacks his ship made on enemy coastal defenses, as well as coming home at the close of the war.
Hear Today, Gone Tomorrow by John J Geoghegan
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 85,790. Language: English. Published: May 6, 2018 by New Haven Publishing Ltd. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
What happens when a successful husband, father, business exec working for George Lucas flogging Star Wars merchandise suffers a precipitous hearing loss so severe it renders him deaf? In short order, he loses his job, his house, his family, and his mind. A True Story of Love, Hearing Loss, Heartbreak and Redemption
...And Then They Won Gold: Stepping Stones to Swimming Excellence - Volume 1 by Chuck Warner
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 127,430. Language: English. Published: March 27, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Swimming & Diving, Nonfiction » Biography » Sports biography
Learn how eight of the greatest male swimmers in recent swimming history progressed from summer league swimming to collectively win 28 Olympic Gold Medals. Included are technique tips from the swimmers themselves and practice samples from each stage of their development.
We Stopped Forgetting: Stories from Sami Americans by Ellen Marie Jensen
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 by Paul Buckley
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
Life of Dudley II by Dudley T
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 27,540. Language: English. Published: February 28, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
This book is an introduction to an author wracked with disability and is written like a long personal letter to anyone who reads it cover to cover. It’s as surreal as a novel, but is basically a memoir. Read it and you will not only learn a couple of things, but also learn to laugh at yourself and others too.
I Survived by John W Ryan
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 70,140. Language: English. Published: July 6, 2012 by Bookpal Australia. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Get on board for a nail-biting ride. While you were sleeping in the 70s and 80s, when few men of integrity stood tall in Australia’s criminal justice system, John Wayne Ryan – a real life “Lethal Weapon” with a hatred of crime and corruption – was driven to take risks few would ever contemplate in a lifetime. This is the first in a series of books by John W Ryan which will become essential readi
The Sins of Parents by Thabo Mooke
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 64,980. Language: English. Published: March 13, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Otswakae Rampedi is a young man who has an incessant nagging feeling about his absent father. He wants to know who his father is, to discover his origin and know his ancestral lineage. But his mother is unrelenting and will not tell him her secret and his persistence on the matter drives a wedge between them.
Skase, Spain & Me by Harold Antony 'Tony' Larkins
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.
The Road to El Dorado: Percy Fawcett and the Lost World of Z by Fergus Mason
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
Number 41 by Michael Taylor
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 55,930. Language: English. Published: October 18, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Michael had no idea what to do when he left school in 1977 so he decided to try a few different jobs, for, say, forty years or so, just to be sure. His only ambition was to never be bored, and he managed to achieve that in diverse occupations from soldier, to ship’s Captain to personal development trainer. This is one Aussie bloke’s humorous search for the perfect job in the perfect place.
Open Wide: Dr. Mark Manhart's Journey in Dentistry, Theatre, Education, Family, and Life by Leo Biga
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 by John Jarvis
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.