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A Luminous Future by Teodor Flonta
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 111,640. Language: English. Published: May 25, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » History » European, Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs(5.00 from 20 reviews)
The Second World War is over but the lives of the inhabitants of Lupoaia (Valley of the Wolves), a little village in Transylvania, are thrown into turmoil with the imposition of drastic, senseless changes by a new regime, intent on creating a new man for a new society. The new totalitarian government threatens to eliminate the Flonta family by declaring Teodor's father an 'enemy of the people.'
Hồi Ký Nguyễn Hiến Lê by Nam Le Hoai
Price: Free! Words: 292,210. Language: English. Published: April 9, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » History » Biography
Năm 1935, hồi mới vào đời, làm ở Sở Thủy lợi Nam Việt, những lúc lênh đênh trên kinh rạch miền Hậu Giang, nhớ mặt nước xanh rêu của Hồ Gươm, con đê thăm thẳm của sông Nhị, tôi viết hồi kí, chép lại những hình ảnh của người thân, những vui buồn của tuổi thơ và tuổi niên thiếu. Viết được khoảng sáu trăm trang vở học trò, không có ý in thành sách mà chỉ để vài người thân đọc. Tập đó còn lại được vài
A Passage To Neem Dreams by Inez Baranay
Price: Free! Words: 61,310. Language: English. Published: October 26, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Partly a memoir about writing Neem Dreams, partly a critical study of her own novel, themes include the creation of a novel, travels and research in India, neem as a symbol of the clash between globalisation and tradition, and the influence of EM Forster. Neem Dreams was published in India in 2003 to widespread critical acclaim.
Einstein's Shutter by Vincent Yanez
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 96,360. Language: English. Published: March 8, 2010. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Buddhism(4.90 from 10 reviews)
Einstein’s Shutter is a whirlwind journey into a decade of one man’s life. A relationship, the death of a friend and an insider view of what happened in NYC after 9/11. It is a story about redemption, reincarnation and ultimately about the power of the human spirit in a man and a city, finding the strength they need to rise again.
Crosscultural Doctoring.On and Off the beaten Path by William LeMaire
Price: Free! Words: 73,290. Language: English. Published: May 12, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
This is about my academic career as an Ob&Gyn; my decision at 55 to jump in the unknown; my work abroad; and how I accomplished this. The book is a series of loosely connected anecdotes, medical and non medical, funny and not so funny. I will convey the excitement and satisfaction of this decision. The hope is that the book will inspire others to make the jump and may be even to write their story
The Life & Times of a Boomer Baby by L.K. Campbell
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 23,470. Language: English. Published: August 11, 2009. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs(4.60 from 5 reviews)
Personal anecdotes about growing up on a farm in the rural south during the 1960s. The author's sometimes humorous and sometimes poignant recollections tell the story of one family's joys and struggles amid changing times.
Hand-Dyes For Sale: How I Turned My Hobby Into A Business by Melissa J. Will
Price: Free! Words: 11,910. Language: English. Published: December 2, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Small business and entrepreneurship, Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir(5.00 from 1 review)
Have you ever wanted to turn a favorite craft or art-based hobby into a business? Melissa reveals both frustrating and funny experiences with her hand-dyed fabric business. What started as a simple, online shop soon filled her days (and nights) with new challenges, opportunities, and unexpected visitors.
Alexander the Great: The Macedonian Who Conquered the World by Sean Patrick
Price: Free! Words: 16,020. Language: English. Published: May 13, 2013 by Oculus Publishers. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Military biography
If you want to learn about one of history’s greatest military commanders and uncover some of his secrets of drive—drive that enabled him and his small army to first subdue all of Greece and then the mighty Persian Empire—then you want to read this book.
The Kindest People Who Do Good Deeds, Volume 3: 250 Anecdotes by David Bruce
Series: The Kindest People Who Do Good Deeds, Book 3. Price: Free! Words: 38,050. Language: English. Published: December 28, 2010. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Celebrity biography
This book contains 250 stories about good deeds, including this one: At the 1992 Olympics Games in Barcelona, cameraman Kenny Woo went around dropping pennies because he knew that the members of the United States women’s gymnastics team thought that finding a penny meant they would have good luck.
Haley, A Novel by John A Johnson
Price: Free! Words: 74,310. Language: English. Published: August 26, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Celebrity biography, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Police Procedural
This is the story of two ambitious baby boomers who met and became parents of a little girl. The mother had a psychotic hatred of men, especially successful professionals like a psychiatrist. The mother succeeded in trapping the father in a crime and he was imprisoned and never saw his daughter again.
Problem-Solving 101: Can You Solve the Problem? by David Bruce
Price: Free! Words: 8,860. Language: English. Published: March 10, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Biography » Celebrity biography
On the banks of the Chickahominy River, George Armstrong Custer once listened for a while to his superior officers argue about the depth of the river, then he solved the problem of determining how deep the river was. How did he do it?
the happy trails of hitch hike mike by hitchhikemike
Price: Free! Words: 85,580. Language: English. Published: May 4, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Travel » Budget(5.00 from 1 review)
an auto biography by me! sorry its raw but thats how i wrote it! its my attempt at recalling my younger years as a traveller, this handsome young adventurer has grown up to be one of ucluelets favourite authors! join the happy trails of hitch hike mike and travel deep into your heart, full of smiles! my song writing through the years is included stay tuned more happy trails to come!
Tricks of Trade - Memories of a Rogue Lawyer by Jacobus Kotze
Series: Legal Books, Book 1. Price: Free! Words: 84,070. Language: English (South African dialect). Published: January 21, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Criminals & outlaws, Nonfiction » Biography » Reference
The author said in his other book Mean Streets -Life in the Apartheid Police "that it is never good advice to see a lawyer for they are only good at taking your money and give long boring explanations on why you do not see tangible results for your case." It cannot be denied that hard working honest folk is scammed every day. This book is about the scams encountered by his clients in Africa.
Hermann Ungar: a Life and Works by Vicky Unwin
Price: Free! Words: 213,560. Language: English. Published: September 20, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Literary biography
English translation of Dieter Südhoff's PhD thesis on the life of forgotten Czech Jewish writer, Hermann Ungar, who died in 1929.
25 Years in the Rearview Mirror: 52 Authors Look Back by Stacy Juba
Price: Free! Words: 30,090. Language: English. Published: August 5, 2012. Categories: Essay » Literature, Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs(4.60 from 5 reviews)
Inspired by Stacy Juba's bestselling novel Twenty-Five Years Ago Today, this collection of poignant and uplifting essays is the perfect book to enjoy over your morning coffee. Read about school days, quirky jobs, romance, raising a family, hard times, the writing journey, and much more in these slice of life vignettes from 52 writers. Reflect upon the small defining moments that shape your life.
The Kindest People: Be Excellent to Each Other (Volume 2) by David Bruce
Series: The Kindest People: Be Excellent to Each Other, Book 2. Price: Free! Words: 73,210. Language: English. Published: March 18, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Inspiration » Personal inspiration, Nonfiction » Biography » Celebrity biography(5.00 from 1 review)
When Jamie Farr's father died, Jamie was broke and needed money to get to Phoenix, Arizona, for the funeral. Jamie started to tell a long-time friend, Andy Fenady, his problem, and before Jamie was able to finish, Andy gave him a signed blank check and said, “Fill it out for whatever amount you need.” Jamie filled it out for $50 — at the time that was enough money for a round-trip air ticket.
Nikola Tesla: Imagination and the Man That Invented the 20th Century by Sean Patrick
Price: Free! Words: 12,380. Language: English. Published: April 10, 2013 by Oculus Publishers. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Scientists, Inventors, Nonfiction » Self-improvement » Creativity(4.67 from 3 reviews)
If you want to learn about one of history’s most fascinating minds and uncover some of his secrets of imagination—secrets that enabled him to invent machines light years ahead of his time and literally bring light to the world—then you want to read this book. Imagination amplifies and colors every other element of genius, and unlocks our potential for understanding and ability. It’s no coincide
This One Time, In Korea... by Kitty Pitman
Price: Free! Words: 11,580. Language: English. Published: July 12, 2010. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » By region, Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs(5.00 from 2 reviews)
Many United States Air Force veterans have spent a one year tour at Osan Air Base, South Korea. This memoir is a collection of short stories from a young airman stumbling her way through a year in a foreign country.