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The Reporter Who Knew Too Much by Mark Shaw
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 104,120. Language: English. Published: December 6, 2016 by Post Hill Press. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Celebrity biography, Nonfiction » True Crime » Murder
Was What’s My Line TV Star, media icon, crack investigative reporter and journalist Dorothy Kilgallen murdered for writing a tell-all book about the JFK assassination? Is the main suspect in her death still at large? Kilgallen’s official cause of death, reported as an overdose of barbiturates and alcohol, has always been suspect since no investigation occurred despite the staged death scene.
The Change Agent: How a Former College QB Sentenced to Life in Prison Transformed His World by Damon West
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 105,350. Language: English. Published: March 19, 2019 by Post Hill Press. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir, Nonfiction » Religion & Spirituality » Inspirational
The true story of a well-raised kid, a three-year starting quarterback, a young person filled with potential…until a shocking addiction took hold.
Denial of Justice: Dorothy Kilgallen, Abuse of Power, and the Most Compelling JFK Assassination Investigation in History by Mark Shaw
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 141,590. Language: English. Published: November 20, 2018 by Post Hill Press. Categories: Nonfiction » True Crime » Murder, Nonfiction » Biography » Celebrity biography
A gripping true crime murder mystery spotlighting the inside story of why What’s My Line TV star and Pulitzer Prize-nominated media icon Dorothy Kilgallen is one of the most feared journalists in history, and why her threatened exposure of the truth about the JFK assassination triggered a cover-up by at least four government agencies.
My Life with Jacqueline Kennedy by Mary Barelli Gallagher
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.
Guardian: Life in the Crosshairs of the CIA's War on Terror by Thomas Pecora, Jon Land, & Lindsay Preston
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 103,900. Language: English. Published: May 7, 2019 by Post Hill Press. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics & Current Affairs » Terrorism, Nonfiction » Biography » Military biography
A CIA security officer recounts a twenty-four-year career protecting America’s intelligence personnel and senior USG Officials against a backdrop of the War on Terror.
The Complete Princess Trilogy: Princess; Princess Sultana's Daughters; and Princess Sultana's Circle by Jean Sasson
Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 228,740. Language: English. Published: November 8, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Royalty biography, Nonfiction » Biography » Woman biographies
For the first time, the bestselling PRINCESS books are available in one ebook. PRINCESS describes the true life of a princess in the royal house of Saudi Arabia where she lives in a "gilded cage" with no control over her own life. DAUGHTERS recounts Princess Sultana's battle to secure freedoms for her daughters. In the final book CIRCLE, Sultana saves other women from servitude.
Railroader: The Unfiltered Genius and Controversy of Four-Time CEO Hunter Harrison by Howard Green
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 108,640. Language: English. Published: September 18, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Business biography, Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Industries / transportation
Hunter Harrison, the revolutionary railroader from Memphis, dramatically turned four publicly traded companies into cash machines. Starting as a laborer when he was a wayward teenager, Harrison spent a half century in the rail business and nearly two decades running Illinois Central, Canadian National, Canadian Pacific, and CSX.
Mirages: The Unexpurgated Diary of Anais Nin, 1939-1947 by Anais Nin
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 208,950. Language: English. Published: October 21, 2013 by Sky Blue Press LLC. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Mirages is the fifth installment of the unexpurgated version of Anais Nin's famous diary. It opens at the dawn of World War II when Nin has arrived in New York after fleeing France, and it closes just after she meets the man who would become her most fiery lover, Rupert Pole. In between was a time of personal hell, incredible creativity, and many relationships, including one with Gore Vidal.
Cahier Camus by Raymond Gay-Crosier & Agnès Spiquel
Price: $30.00 USD. Words: 108,120. Language: French. Published: May 20, 2016 by Editions de L'Herne. Categories: Essay » Literature, Nonfiction » Biography » Literary biography
Ce Cahier offre au lecteur un parcours très éclectique autour de Camus, et vise à proposer des éclairages originaux sur la vie de Camus, sur ses oeuvres – roman et théâtre -, sur sa pensée et sur ses engagements.
Princess, More Tears to Cry by Jean Sasson
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 106,850. Language: English. Published: September 22, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Woman biographies, Nonfiction » History » Middle East
PRINCESS, MORE TEARS TO CRY reveals the intimate struggles of Saudi women inside one of the richest, most conservative kingdoms in the world. These are stories of triumph and heartbreak amongst the highest- and lowest-born. Princess Sultana speaks frankly about her strong-willed daughters, her beloved husband and the contentious Al-Saud family whose daily battles about what it means to be a woman.
Harry Chapin: The Music Behind the Man by Michael Francis Taylor
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 143,770. Language: English. Published: November 19, 2019 by New Haven Publishing Ltd. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Celebrity biography
The Cat's in the Cradle is an anthem, loved by many and the man behind it is a legend. This biography takes a closer look at Harry Chapin and his music career.
El zar de la droga, la vida y la muerte de un narcotraficante mexicano by Terrence Poppa
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 111,600. Language: Spanish. Published: April 6, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Criminals & outlaws
El zar de la droga es la biografía de Pablo Acosta, narco mexicano que construyó uno de los más poderosos imperios en la historia del narcotráfico mundial, convirtiendo a Ojinaga, Chihuahua, en el mayor “depósito” de cocaina del mundo occidental. También es la historia de la corrupción, violencia sin límite y opulencia del infernal mundo de los narcotraficantes.
Where White Men Fear to Tread: The Autobiography of Russell Means by Russell Means & Marvin J. Wolf
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 261,620. Language: English. Published: April 30, 2015 by Antenna Books. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Social Science » Ethnic Studies / Native American Studies
An autobiography of epic scope--the riveting, controversial story of Russell Means, the most revolutionary Indian leader of the Twentieth Century. Where White Men Fear to Tread (written with Marvin J. Wolf) tells the absorbing story of the accountant-turned-Indian activist who burst onto the national scene when he led a seventy-one-day armed takeover of Wounded Knee, South Dakota in 1973.
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 Art of Trapeze: One Woman's Journey of Soaring, Surrendering, and Awakening by Molly McCord
Series: The Awakening Consciousness Series, Book 1. Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 123,040. Language: English. Published: January 15, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Self-improvement » Personal Growth / General
With nothing to lose and only a dream to gain, Molly McCord moves to Paris to follow the courageous call of her heart. She arrives in a city she has never visited before and builds her dream life until a bigger purpose unfolds. Filled with love, authenticity, adventure, and laughter, this bestselling memoir is an unexpected journey to deeper levels of personal consciousness and soul growth.
Under Fire: An American Story by Oliver North
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 170,160. Language: English. Published: September 10, 2013 by Post Hill Press. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Military biography, Nonfiction » Biography » Political biography
In this candid book, Oliver North, the man who has been at the centre of the Iran-Contra controversy tells the story of his life. He reveals the inside story behind the headlines and stresses the importance of his family and his enduring faith, which have seen him through the toughest times.
Yes I Can: the story of Sammy Davis Jr by Burt Boyar
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 239,790. Language: English. Published: December 17, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Celebrity biography(5.00 from 1 review)
In Yes I Can, his 1965 worldwide Number One Best Selling autobiography, Sammy Davis recounts the extraordinary obstacles he overcame to become the undisputed world’s greatest entertainer. A half century after it became an immediate bestseller, Yes I can is still an intensely absorbing book, full of the vitality and aggressive greatness of Sammy Davis, Jr.
Biografía del Caribe by Germán Arciniegas
Series: Historia de Colombia · Geopolítica · Historia de los países latinoamericanos. Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 169,240. Language: Spanish. Published: December 16, 2017 by Luis Alberto Villamarin Pulido. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics & Current Affairs » History, Nonfiction » Biography » Political biography
para comprender mejor la importancia integral de la cuenca del Caribe, con sapiencia, calidad literaria y de manera sugestiva, esta obra conduce un hilado recorrido histórico, geográfico y geopolítico alrededor de las formas de comercio, guerra, intrigas palaciegas, y ambiciones geoestratégicas de las potencias de la época, desde 1492 hasta 1903
Lords of the Sunset Strip by Blackie Dammett
Price: $2.95 USD. Words: 202,340. Language: English. Published: June 29, 2013 by The Spencer Company. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Music » Rock music
“Lords of the Sunset Strip” is the brutally honest, ribald and hilarious memoir of actor and writer Blackie Dammett—AKA John Kiedis—who happens to be the father of Red Hot Chili Peppers frontman Anthony Kiedis.
Combat Crew by John Comer
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 104,050. Language: English. Published: January 11, 2012 and represented by Dystel and Goderich Literary Management. Categories: Nonfiction » History » War, Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
Combat Crew is one of the best memoirs about the air war over Europe ever written. John Comer kept a journal of the 25 missions he flew in 1943 when the casualty rate on his base was close to 80%. After each raid Comer gathered the crew together and pieced together the air battle from a 360-degree perspective. His book is handwritten history, recorded within hours after the battles occured.