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CIA War Bride
Price: $4.50 USD. Words: 68,950. Language: English. Published: June 23, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Military biography, Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Aeronautics & Astronautics
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CIA War Bride is a biography of the life of Velma and Werner Weiss, a CIA family. They meet during World War II when he and Velma are working for the CIA in England. Their work takes them to Japan where Werner managed the U-2 surveillance plane detachment deployed from Area 51. The author worked with Werner Weiss at Area 51 and was a close friend of Velma Weiss until her death
Murder In Pittsburgh The Death of an Artist's Model
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 4,820. Language: English. Published: January 27, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography, Nonfiction » True Crime » Murder
Grace Roberts was a 25-year-old manicurist and artist's model for hosiery ads across the United States. In her violent death the reader is transported into the life of affluent Philadelphia nearly a century ago. One of her most prominent suitors was the heir to a Pittsburgh coal fortune, a man who was educated at Yale. He and Mary's romance was broken off in 1907 because of social constraints.
The Bumpy Road to Assisted Living: A Daughter's Memoir
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 59,860. Language: English. Published: July 9, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
As a blind only child, the author enjoyed the single-minded love and devotion of her parents. So when her mother, in the early stages of Alzheimer’s, was going blind and deaf and needed to move into assisted living, it was time for Ms. Hiland to assume the duties and role reversals required for her mother. She wrote her book with the hope of being helpful to others in this tough place in life.
A Sailor's Story - Autobiography of Vice Admiral N. Krishnan, Padma Bhushan, P.V.S.M.,D.S.C., Indian Navy (1919-1982)
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 108,580. Language: English. Published: June 10, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Biography » Military biography
Vice Admiral Nilakanta Krishnan (1919 - 1982) was one of the most decorated officers in the Indian Armed Forces. Flamboyant, charismatic, and a dynamic leader of men, known as 'the Sailors Admiral', this is his story, one that is inextricably linked to the story of India and India’s Navy, spanning 40 years from the Second World War to the 1971 Indo-Pak war that resulted in the birth of Bangla Desh
Viktor Frankl
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 7,430. Language: English. Published: July 19, 2017 by Summary Station. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Philosopher biography, Nonfiction » Psychology » Developmental / lifespan development
Viktor Frankl Understanding the Life and Teachings of One Resilient Man Who Made an Enormous Impact on the Evolution of Humanity By Dr. Ruth Carr If you have ever seen the movie, The Sound of Music, you would know that indeed, “The hills are alive…” in Austria. Austria is a beautiful country with a rich and vibrant history. Many famous people have come from the hills of Austria including...
No Girls Allowed
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 26,120. Language: English. Published: May 17, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
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In Hessville, Indiana, Kevin Blair learns that the girls around him are not all they seem to be as he finds himself in one disaster after another. When the onset of puberty strikes, he is left at the mercy of all things feminine and his naive view of the world; a cross between Curious George and Godzilla. A humorous recollection of events that made growing up in the Sixties so unforgettable.
Austin Bound
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 29,240. Language: English. Published: November 14, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Inspirational, Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
November 1996 through May 2000 was a very dark time for the author. This book details her challenges, the people involved, and their lasting effects. In hindsight, the author sees herself as having been driven by determination and pride, rather than allowing herself to be guided by God. Now she can see that those years helped her to change and grow, to learn anew how to trust in and go with God.
Willie – The Man, the Myth and the Era, Texas Roots/California Dreams
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 15,760. Language: English. Published: July 12, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Biography, Nonfiction » Biography » Political biography
Willie – The Man, the Myth and the Era is the historical and biographical account of California’s Willie Brown and the era in which he served in the legislature.
The Dalai Lama
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 4,550. Language: English. Published: July 19, 2017 by Summary Station. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Philosopher biography, Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Buddhism
The Dalai Lama Understanding the Origin and Teachings of the Dalai Lama By Dr. Ruth Carr The world has changed a great deal in the past century. People have the ability to instantly communicate with each other all over the world. It is possible to travel around the world in less than a single day. These changes have made it possible for a man named The Dalai Lama to teach the world...
My Wild Ride: The Untamed Life of a Girl with No Self-esteem
Price: $3.97 USD. Words: 119,900. Language: English. Published: July 8, 2013 by All Star Press. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Sports biography, Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Equestrian
"I am the daughter of the town drunks in a small town in upstate New York and this is my story. Life started off well enough. In the beginning there wasn’t even a hint of the chaos that would eventually swallow us all." My Wild Ride is the life story of Susan Bump, which is ultimately a story of triumph. The former California trainer overcame a severely dysfunctional family to...
The Mundele
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 47,640. Language: Canadian English. Published: December 11, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
It is the true story of a nurse who worked for 10 years with humanitarian organizations in different countries such as Azerbaijan,Sierra Leone, Congo,Chad ,Thailand and Timor Leste.This story will make you laugh,it will make you cry,and it will disturb you a little in some chapters by its hardness in the content.
The Girl Next Door...And How She Grew
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 72,600. Language: English. Published: May 17, 2015 by Untreed Reads. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir, Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
She was the sweet-faced gal who won our hearts as the spunky heroine of SEVEN BRIDES FOR SEVEN BROTHERS…the all-American beauty who kicked up her heels with Fred Astaire in ROYAL WEDDING. Jane Powell grew up alongside Elizabeth Taylor, Roddy McDowall and Ann Blyth…and she and Liz were bridesmaids at each other’s weddings. But MGM’s golden-voiced girl realized she’d never found happiness...
How To Survive the Passing of Your Partner
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 15,130. Language: Australian English. Published: May 30, 2017 and represented by TAT Publishing. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir, Nonfiction » Inspiration » Personal inspiration
In 2006, I was told my husband’s lung disease was terminal. This is the story of our journey in my own words. I wrote this to get down on paper what this experience had been to go through. I am hoping that I can give others who are going through or gone through the loss of their partner the courage to be brave, to face the awful truth and come out the other end and face the future.
The Mafia, the NYPD and the Murder of Gambler Herman Rosenthal
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 3,010. Language: English. Published: June 13, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Criminals & outlaws, Nonfiction » True Crime » Organized crime
Herbert Bayard Swope was a Pulitzer Prize winning reporter for a New York newspaper. He was the only journalist to write damaging stories alleging strong ties between the NYPD and the New York City underworld. The principal operative of a gambling racket, NYPD Lt. Charles Becker died in the electric chair at Sing Sing in 1915. A year earlier his Mafia accomplices were executed in the same chair.
Summary of The Nazi Officer’s Wife
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 5,890. Language: English. Published: June 16, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » History » European, Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography
Summary of The Nazi Officer’s Wife From Edith Hahn Beer Summary Station This book begins with a preface that explains that the story is a true one. Edith Hahn Beer fled from the Gestapo by living under a false identity in Nazi Germany. In 1997, she sold her archive of wartime documents, including letters and pictures, which eventually made their way to the United States Holocaust Memorial...
Willie – The Man, the Myth and the Era, Conspiracy and The Sting
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 17,540. Language: English. Published: May 7, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Biography, Nonfiction » Biography » Political biography
"Willie – The Man, the Myth and the Era" is the historical and biographical account of California’s Willie Brown and the era in which he served in the legislature. "Conspiracy" and "The Sting" are two chapters that involve calculated attempts to depose or otherwise destroy this brilliant politician and the battles that ensued.
Manga Poverty
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 22,600. Language: English. Published: June 25, 2013 by Junta Ueno. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
"Manga Poverty" is a frightening word. A publishing recession with no end in sight, combined with new technology and media that changes everything. In Japan, manga artists find themselves in debt despite working hard week after week. What does this spell for the manga industry? Follow as Sato Shuho stands up to the Japanese manga industry, and find out where his struggle leads him. Autobiography.
Inside Those Walls
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 20,240. Language: English. Published: June 19, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
When my mother's body was found dumped on the side of a river road, I was just a year old. As difficult as that was to deal with, the child abuse we would endure made things that much worse. But when my sister brutally murdered her 15 year old daughter in 2009, I realized just how much worse our upbringing was for her. Come read what happened inside our walls.
On the Surface
Price: $2.95 USD. Words: 129,950. Language: English. Published: June 9, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Travel » Cruises
Two young entertainers elude the mob and serendipitously stumble upon a livelihood performing at sea. It was the 1970s, when Captains were kings and pretty dancers made them beg, when passengers read books in deck chairs facing the ocean spray, and when solid ships, unfazed by rough seas, turned disaster into romance.
Hi, I'm Here for a Recording. The Ordinary Life of a Voiceover Artist
Price: $2.59 USD. Words: 42,650. Language: English. Published: July 9, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Entertainment » Entertainment industry
Read stories of success and setback as a freelancer in this telling account of everyday life. From the Edinburgh Fringe Festival to a major audition for a popular cartoon series. Walk with her. Find out why Pilar’s voiceover career revealed more about herself than anything else and how these insights helped her to discover a new passion for podcasting.