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The Heart Behind the Badge by Ronald Shipp
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 96,110. Language: English. Published: May 21, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Heart Behind the Badge is a memoir that outlines the life and events of Ron Shipp that led up to him testifying against one of his friends in what would be known as The Trial of the Century. Not one of his 15 years on the Los Angeles Police Department (LAPD) could have prepared him for what he was about to face.
Escape Story by Eva Erben
Price: $14.38 USD. Words: 36,000. Language: British English. Published: November 7, 2012 by Imaginative Minds. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Children's Books » History / Holocaust
This child's view of the holocaust is a unique and moving story as well as an important historical record.
From the Razors Edge by Stjepan DZ Benedict
Price: $12.99 USD. Words: 157,550. Language: English. Published: March 17, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
Much has been written about refugees struggle to find a place of acceptance under the sun. This is a true story in five parts covering half a century in life of people author met knew and worked with while analysing his own failures by his choices seesawing between life’s calamity and ecstasy. It is about human tragedy a great peoples made country, missed opportunities in the Australian Quintet.
More Faster Backwards: Rebuilding David B by Christine Smith
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 72,960. Language: English. Published: December 16, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir(5.00 from 1 review)
More Faster Backwards is the story of Christine and Jeffrey Smith’s uncertain struggle to rebuild the Motor Vessel David B and their journey to Alaska on an untested seventy-seven year old wooden boat to begin the life of their dreams.
Kalahari Dream by Chris Mercer & Bev Pervan
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 84,340. Language: English. Published: October 19, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs(5.00 from 2 reviews)
A book for animal lovers. From the authors of the critically acclaimed book 'For the Love of Wildlife' comes a compelling true story of one couple's struggle against overwhelming opposition from conservation authorities, to set up a wildlife rehabilitation centre in the Kalahari.
The Beautiful Beast: The Life & Crimes of SS-Aufseherin Irma Grese by Dan Brown
Price: $9.75 USD. Words: 59,870. Language: English. Published: July 2, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography
This is the amazing story of young girl who rose from obscurity to become the overlord of 30,000 helpless women in the largest of the Nazi factories of death. Irma Grese, blessed with flawless facial features and dazzling blue eyes, grew up as the Nazis seized power in Germany. Once she had the chance the to join the ranks of the female SS corps, she became the most notorious women guards.
Eva's War: A True Story of Survival by Eva Krutein
Series: Biography & Memoir · Krutein Memoirs, Book 1. Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 82,720. Language: English. Published: July 22, 2013 by Amador Publishers, LLC. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » History » War
Danzig, a Free City between the Great Wars, then seized by Hitler in 1939, is threatened by Soviet troops as Eva Krutein flees with her daughter in January, 1945. It is the beginning of a harrowing year of privation, defeat, moral quandaries, growth and, finally, healing. This compelling account of the hardships and horrors of war remains throughout an uplifting family odyssey.
The Sudden Death Of Michael Jackson: The Coroner's Report and Other Medical Facts About The Causes Of by Andrew Dolan
Price: $2.99 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.
Blip on the Radar by Francis Meyrick
Price: $2.99 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.
Auschwitz #34207 - The Joe Rubinstein Story by Nancy Geise
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 79,440. Language: English. Published: April 19, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » History » Holocaust
Seventy years ago Joe Rubinstein walked out of a Nazi concentration camp. Until now, his story has been hidden from the world. Shortly before dawn on a frigid morning in Radom, Poland, German soldiers forced twenty-one year-old Icek “Joe” Rubinsztejn onto a crowded, open-air truck. The next day, several around him were dead. From there, things got worse for young Joe—much worse.
"¡Papi, Quiero Ser Un Menudo!" by Ramon Acevedo, Sr
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 100,830. Language: Spanish. Published: September 7, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Celebrity biography(4.00 from 1 review)
La veridica historia de como un niño de 12 años de edad se atrevió a soñar con un imposible, pertenecer a la grupación Menudo. Con el apoyo de su familia se enfrentó a los retos que conllevaba esta ilución y lograr con exito llegar a su meta. Luego el enfrentamiento con Padosa y Edgardo Díaz, manejadores del grupo, y su forma peculiar chocante de conducir los negocios de los Menudos.
Race with the Devil: The Gene Vincent Story by Susan VanHecke
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 83,810. Language: English. Published: February 10, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Celebrity biography, Nonfiction » Music » Rock music
Gene Vincent—most famous for his classic 1956 single "Be-Bop-A-Lula"—is one of the most influential rock 'n' roll artists of all time. Updated and revised, featuring new information, interviews, and photographs, this 2016 edition of the critically acclaimed 2000 original is the most comprehensive survey ever written of Vincent's groundbreaking career and turbulent personal life.
Just Keep Knitting: a journey of healing through forgiveness, faith, and fibre by Lonna Cunningham
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 55,760. Language: English. Published: January 11, 2012 by Apple Jack Creek Books. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir, Nonfiction » Home and Garden » Crafts & Hobbies(4.33 from 3 reviews)
When chest pain and exhaustion forced a pause in her busy life, author Lonna Cunningham was called upon to take a closer look at the big events of her past: the death of her infant daughter, her husband's sudden personality changes and the discovery of the brain tumour that had triggered them ... then she had to rethink her past in order to find her path to the future.
On a Wing and a Prayer: A True Story by A Survivor of a Tragic Crash in the Pacific Ocean by Bruce Briley
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 32,800. Language: English. Published: October 25, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Adventurers & explorers, Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Plane crash in the Pacific. Two of us. Seats torn loose from the floor. Water rising. Jammed exit door. Shark-infested waters. Separated by currents, grievously injured. Night looming. Untrustworthy life vests. Rescue unlikely. Six-foot waves: inhaling and ingesting salt water. Hypothermia winning. Facing death, seeing death …
The Class President's Son by 'Petey' Powell
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 68,850. Language: English. Published: January 17, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs(5.00 from 2 reviews)
‘Petey’ Powell’s memoir is the brilliantly illustrated story of how a son's love for his father and family, inadvertently resulted in him making millions in the drug trade in rural North Carolina.
Horncastle's Suitcase by Graeme Horncastle
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 106,510. Language: English. Published: April 24, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Other biographies, Nonfiction » Self-improvement » Addiction and recovery
My life growing up on the West Coast NZ in a poor farming family of 12. A quick paced read that takes you into my personal life- my alcoholic father, making do out of nothing, finding wealth in business, losing a daughter to cancer, attempted suicide, depression, alcoholism, and coming back out the other side to an amazing family and supportive friends. Still here and I want to make a difference.
Confessions of a Villain by Noa
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 75,280. Language: Australian English. Published: April 17, 2016 by Power of Words. Categories: Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Industries / entertainment, Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
Imagine yourself to someday be a famous singer? Hang onto your microphone, you’re in for a bumpy ride… NOA takes you into a world of TV auditions, music videos, profit-seeking producers and a music industry that preys on the vulnerable. Confessions of a Villain is keenly observant and insightful, a guide for others on the road to becoming creative, unique and well-known stars.
What Were You Thinking? by Sharon Levine
Price: $4.00 USD. Words: 93,240. Language: English. Published: June 27, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Biography » Woman biographies
Written in her perspective, the child chronicles her life from toddler to teenager, then young adult. When her two alcoholic parents were so inattentive to their toddler that a pedophile uncle found his way into her life, while the adults partied in the next room… When her parents put him into her child’s bed when he was home from a tour at sea in the merchant marine…
On One Occasion ... Ivory Tower and Road Warrior Stories by Ben Bennetts
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 58,500. Language: English. Published: February 3, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir(5.00 from 1 review)
The author, a retired electronics consultant engineer, spent eleven years as a researcher and lecturer at Southampton University (the Ivory Tower) and a further twenty-eight years in industry, mostly as a one-man-band consultant roving the world (the Road Warrior). These are his stories: some funny, some sad, and some just interesting.
Lady Master Pearl - My Teacher by Peter Mt. Shasta
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 35,180. Language: English. Published: January 1, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Woman biographies, Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Spiritual awakening(5.00 from 1 review)
A fascinating biography of a modern American lady master who played a pivotal role in transmitting a new form of spiritual teachings during the 70s-80s. Unlike the theoretical teachings that had characterized esotericism up to that point, her open heart transformed people through a direct transmission of consciousness. An ordinary appearing woman who achieved liberation in the midst of daily life.