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Teacher Misery: Helicopter Parents, Special Snowflakes and Other Bullshit by Jane Morris
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 60,550. Language: English. Published: May 10, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir, Nonfiction » Entertainment » Humor and satire
Teacher Misery perfectly encapsulates the comical misery that has become the teaching profession. Morris’ strange, funny, and sometimes unbelievable teaching experiences are told through a collection of short stories, essays and artifacts including real emails from parents, students and administrators.
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 Sudden Death Of Michael Jackson: The Coroner's Report and Other Medical Facts About The Causes Of by Andrew Dolan
Price: $34.99 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.
Quaintance: The Short Life of an American Art Pioneer by Ken Furtado & John Waybright
Price: $12.99 USD. Words: 58,810. Language: English. Published: January 3, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Gay and lesbian, Nonfiction » Biography » Artists, architects, & photographers
George Quaintance pioneered a trail in American culture of sweeping range, from study at the Art Students League, to vaudeville, to ballet and modern dance, to becoming a hairstylist to the stars and portrait artist of socialites and diplomats, eventually rising to international recognition as the first modern artist of the male physique. Here is the authoritative record of his remarkable life.
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.
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.
Fred MacMurray by Charles Tranberg
Price: $14.40 USD. Words: 143,970. Language: English. Published: October 20, 2016 by BearManor Media. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Celebrity biography
The definitive biography of Fred MacMurray includes commentaries from actors, producers and directors who worked with Fred, with many photos!
Connected: How a Cochlear Implant Made Me More Deaf by John Cradden
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 41,390. Language: English. Published: September 8, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir, Nonfiction » Social Science » People with Disabilities
Born deaf, John Cradden grew up as a 'hearing' person - mainstream schools, no sign language, no deaf friends. In his late thirties he went almost completely deaf and chose to get a cochlear implant. In this honest account, he describes the long but fascinating process of getting one and its success. But, in a curious twist, he also writes about how he ended up feeling more 'Deaf' than hearing.
Weight by Darryl Reed
Price: $10.00 USD. Words: 83,300. Language: English. Published: August 8, 2010 by Concrete Jungle Publishing. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
In the 1980’s, Darryl “Lil’ D” Reed became the youngest and most successful rock-cocaine dealer on the mean streets of Oakland, California. Darryl was raised in and taught the street hustle game at an early age, by the most noteworthy street legend in the history of the Bay Area, Felix Mitchell. Felix gave young Darryl the codes of the streets.
Wind in the Fire by Bobbi Gibb
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 129,840. Language: English. Published: August 27, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Running & jogging
Bobbi Gibb's personal journey - from 1964, when she first saw the Boston Marathon, through 1966, when she became the first woman to run the historic course. She was also traveling on a spiritual and philosophical quest, seeking the answers to some of life’s biggest questions. Bobbi overcomes obstacles, challenges prejudice, and makes a difference with tenacity, perseverance and love.
Under My Roof -- A Mother's Story of the Heinous Crime of Incest--Second Edition by Emalou King
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 56,950. Language: English. Published: June 19, 2011 by Six Degrees Publishing Group. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs(5.00 from 3 reviews)
Second Edition with Reader Conversation Guide and new Intro. It was midnight in her hell and, without realizing it, she just destroyed all the evidence...Under My Roof is a memoir written through the eyes of a mother, an RN, who discovers the terrible crime of incest has been perpetrated in her own home. This story is a mother's personal triumphant journey of discovery, tragedy, pain and healing
Günther Rall: A Memoir by Jill Amadio
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 74,460. Language: English. Published: January 9, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography, Nonfiction » Biography » Adventurers & explorers
Gunther Rall, fighter ace and NATO general, waited fifty years before authorizing this first biography that chronicles almost a century of his life and coincides with some of the most dramatic moments in the history of the twentieth century.
The Woman I Was Born To Be by Aleshia Brevard
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 64,350. Language: English. Published: February 25, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Gay and lesbian, Nonfiction » Social Science » Gender studies(5.00 from 1 review)
Told with truth, humor and flair, this is the autobiography of one transsexual's wild ride from boyhood as Alfred Brevard ("Buddy") Crenshaw in rural Tennessee to voluptuous female entertainer in Hollywood. This memoir is a rare pre-Women's Movement account of coming to terms with gender identity.
Wired For Sound: A Journey Into Hearing, Revised And Updated, With A New Postscript by Beverly Biderman
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 75,820. Language: English. Published: February 2, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Hearing & speech, Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
The new revised and updated version of the classic book on deafness and cochlear implants is now available as an ebook. This rare “inside” account of hearing with a cochlear implant, the first effective artificial sensory organ ever developed, is a moving story about a deaf woman’s journey through deafness and into hearing.
The Laurel and Hardy Legacy: Sitcom Stars Talk Stan and Ollie by Barry Brophy
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 38,830. Language: English. Published: October 5, 2016 by Bennion Kearny. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Celebrity biography
Based on a series of exclusive interviews with some of the top comic actors and writers of the last 30 years, this book looks at the immense comic legacy of Laurel and Hardy. With Stephen Merchant, Richard Wilson, Bruce Forsyth, Ray Galton and Alan Simpson, Tony Robinson, Barry Cryer, Ardal O’Hanlon, Graham Linehan, John Dunsworth, Nigel Planer and Andrew Sachs.
Duryea: The Movies by Joseph Fusco
Price: $9.95 USD. Words: 66,780. Language: English. Published: October 4, 2016 by BearManor Media. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Celebrity biography
Discover the fascinating story of the man and the movies in a richly researched work. 358 pages. Illustrated.
Frank Lloyd: Master of Screen Melodrama by Anthony Slide
Price: $9.95 USD. Words: 53,080. Language: English. Published: October 19, 2016 by BearManor Media. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Celebrity biography
Frank Lloyd: Master of Screen Melodrama is the first book-length study of one of the most prominent of studio directors from Hollywood's "golden age," whose career spanned the years from 1913 through 1955.
From Both Ends of the Stethoscope: Getting through Breast Cancer—by a Doctor Who Knows by Dr Kathleen Thompson
Price: $9.90 USD. Words: 81,180. Language: English. Published: January 4, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Cancer, Nonfiction » Biography » Adventurers & explorers
A doctor describes her breast cancer journey with honesty, humour and compassion. She guides the reader through diagnosis and treatment-when things go to plan, and when they don't. She explains medical research cancer treatment claims, and what we can all do to protect ourselves from cancer.
Behind These Eyes: One Agoraphobic's Journey To A Meaningful Life by Ellen Isaksen
Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 117,330. Language: English. Published: June 19, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Inspiration » Personal inspiration
The author takes us with her on her journey through a non-traditional life filled with adventure, pain and life affirming experiences. She suffers from a severe form of agoraphobia that does not keep her out of the game of life. While her story may not have the end we anticipate in a book about overcoming a disability, overcoming a disability is what she has achieved. We can all learn from her!
Confessions of a Teenage Gamer by Nicolas Cole
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 69,820. Language: English. Published: October 2, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir, Nonfiction » Computers and Internet » Games
The true story of how far one boy will go to become one of the highest ranked World of Warcraft players in North America.