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The Sudden Death Of Michael Jackson: The Coroner's Report and Other Medical Facts About The Causes Of by Andrew Dolan
Price: $50.00 USD. Words: 23,600. Language: English. Published: March 10, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » People of color, Nonfiction » Biography » Celebrity biography
Michael Jackson had six different drugs in his body, but he need not have died: a common nontoxic neurohormone could have treated the chronic insomnia that led to his drug abuse and ultimate death.
MONKEYS IN THE GARDEN Irven DeVore and the Revolution in the Science of Social Behavior by Sharon Pochron
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 14,310. Language: English. Published: June 29, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Social scientists & psychologists
Irven DeVore and the Revolution in the Science of Social Behavior
Encounters with an Inexplicable Man: Stories of Osho as Told by his People by Savita Brandt
Price: $14.90 USD. Words: 111,920. Language: English. Published: March 23, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Religious biography, Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Meditations
Osho, then known as Bhagwan Shree Rajneesh, drew world attention by driving Rolls Royces, dressing in otherworldly robes and attracting vast numbers of red-clothed followers. Savita Brandt brings together stories of those who lived through extraordinary times close to this man whose views so challenged Indian and Western society and whose hundreds of books continue to sell in scores of languages.
Minneapolis Reign (A Guide To Prince’s Hometown) by Stuart Willoughby
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 71,030. Language: English. Published: November 10, 2017 by Sixth Element Publishing. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Celebrity biography, Nonfiction » Music » Pop Vocal
Part travel guide and part biography, this is one Prince fan’s emotional account of an incredible journey he felt compelled to make in honour of his musical hero.
Commodore's Messenger: A Child Adrift in the Scientology Sea Organization by Janis Gillham Grady
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 136,760. Language: English. Published: August 22, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
At age 11, Janis, along with her brother Peter Jr. and her sister Terri, traveled to the Mediterranean to join Scientology’s inner core, the Sea Organization. Aboard the Scientology ship Apollo, she worked for eight years as one of the personal messengers of Scientology’s controversial founder, L. Ron Hubbard. She had a front-row seat as Hubbard expanded his new religion into a worldwide empire.
Surviving My Friends: The Kelly Johnson Story by Dee Clark
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 34,540. Language: English. Published: July 28, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Celebrity biography(5.00 from 2 reviews)
An authorised memoir, started by Kelly Johnson - original lead guitarist of Heavy Rock girl band Girlschool - and completed by her friends and family.
Once Upon a Record: A Very Musical Autobiography by Geoffrey K Weule
Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 94,430. Language: English. Published: July 16, 2017 by MoshPit Publishing. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Celebrity biography, Nonfiction » Music » Biography
Once Upon a Record takes the reader behind the usually sacrosanct doors of the music industry. Geoffrey Weule has worked with some of the greatest names in music and entertainment. His career, spanning more than half a century, covered record retail, record companies, artist management, music, video publishing and, live shows. From Michael Jackson to Dame Joan Sutherland, it's all here!
Escapee from Sandbed Hell by Gordon Long
Price: $4.00 USD. Words: 136,030. Language: English. Published: June 25, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
"Escapee from Sandbed Hell" chronicles the life of a young man from rural Georgia as he begins exploring the world. It starts in 1950, when he enlists in the Air Force as the Korean War heats up. Poignant and humorous vignettes capture his footsteps as they change from bare feet on the farm through military boots to dress shoes of academia. What a ride! See also: "Livin' PO in Sandbed Hell Redux."
Odyssey Uncharted – a World War II Childhood Adventure and Education Wrapped in mid-20th Century History by Flemming Heilmann
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 107,820. Language: English. Published: June 16, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography
Japanese invasion forces Flemming's evacuation from Malaya to Australia and eventually a perilous voyage home to Denmark. At school in England he leads a mutiny. Vacations surviving terrorist attacks in Malaya, meeting King Sobhuza of Swaziland, confronting apartheid. Cambridge years trigger rejection of religion, popular preconceptions and dogma before tackling the world of reality and risk.
Diplomat, Dissident, Spook by Lisa Warden
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 101,590. Language: English. Published: September 18, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
For his first posting, a fresh-faced Canadian diplomat and his young family are dispatched straight into the belly of the beast: the USSR in full-on Cold War mode. Next stop, Havana – with an additional assignment: clandestine intelligence gathering for the CIA. Espionage and intrigue abound in this fast-paced, timely, and compelling memoir. With a foreword by Mikhail Gorbachev.
The Smuggling Life of Gabriel Tomkins by Kent Barker
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 14,590. Language: English. Published: September 1, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography
Gabriel Tomkins was a smuggler … and a customs officer! This is his extraordinary story spanning the first half of the 18th century in which he rode with the notorious Hawkhurst gang, led the Mayfield smugglers, was shot, arrested, jailed, transported and finally hanged in Bedford in 1750.
Brancato “Mafia Street Boss” by Frank Monastra
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 110,850. Language: American English. Published: July 31, 2013 by Brighton Publishing LLC. Categories: Nonfiction » History » American, Nonfiction » Biography » Criminals & outlaws
The story of Frank Brancato. For the better part of half a century, Frank Brancato was one of the most feared men in Ohio. The Sicilian immigrant claimed to be a humble tire salesman, but in reality he was the right-hand man of Cleveland Mafia Boss John Scalish. Brancato—Mafia Street Boss gives an insider look at the rise of the Sicilian Mafia in Ohio in its heyday, from the 1920s to the 1970s.
Turn Left at the Devil Tree by Derek Pugh
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 60,110. Language: Australian English. Published: December 1, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Biography » Teachers & educators
In the remote Top End outstations of Arnhem Land, Derek Pugh, teacher, naturalist and bushman, founded several schools and joined a lifestyle as old as time.
Marjorie Klemp: Her Spiritual Journey Through Service by Patricia Ariadne
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 27,210. Language: English. Published: October 2, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Religious biography, Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Eckankar
Marjorie Klemp is petite, standing only five foot one in height. She could be anybody’s grandmother, but she is a spiritual giant and an adventurer at heart. Learn about Marjorie’s past lives and amazing journeys. Stitching these experiences together is what Marjorie calls the Golden Thread, the spiritual flow that acts through persons and events to bring greater love and freedom into the world.
Connections: A Lifetime Journey Through the World of Celebrity by Gordon Lore
Price: $9.95 $5.00 USD. (50% off!) Words: 66,800. Language: English. Published: September 1, 2017 by BearManor Media. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Celebrity biography
For fifty years, Lore associated with an eclectic mix of fascinating people you would nowadays expect to find in a time capsule, such as President Harry S. Truman, James Cagney, Robert Mitchum, Rita Hayworth, Claire Bloom, John F. and Robert F. Kennedy and more.
The Malcolm X Story Retold: In Search of the Blessed Community by Irvin Brown
Price: $5.00 USD. Words: 14,580. Language: English. Published: November 17, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » People of color(5.00 from 3 reviews)
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.
Gilding the Coucal by James W Gibson
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 60,810. Language: English. Published: November 20, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » History » Military
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.
Dancing in the Bamboo Forest: A Travel Memoir by Djahariah Mitra
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 96,780. Language: English. Published: October 17, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues(5.00 from 1 review)
In the candid and inspiring memoir, Dancing in the Bamboo Forest, yoga teacher Djahariah Mitra takes the reader on an adventurous journey through South Indian temples, ashrams, beaches, and night clubs. She explores vast cultural differences, obstacles to traveling as a woman alone, and her own internal journey to self-acceptance.
Exit Strategy: Depriving Death of Its Strangeness by Debra Oliver
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 66,590. Language: English. Published: February 6, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Cancer, Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
Instead of crawling into a cave, or fighting to futility, David Oliver chose to use his “Stage IV” cancer diagnosis as an opportunity to help others. Although given a death sentence, he has written this compelling and inspirational story that has reached around the world. It will make you laugh, cry, and want to rise up and give him a standing ovation.
Artful Alchemy: Physically Challenged Fiber Artists Creating by Anne Copeland
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 34,420. Language: English. Published: August 20, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Crafts - General, Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
This book is a collection of beautiful art photos, along with the personal stories of the 23 talented contributors. No strangers to the Internet, teaching, public speaking, writing, selling art, and winning major awards for their fiber arts in major exhibits, these women proactively articulate their beliefs related to their physical challenges, demonstrating the need to view them in a new light.