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Behind The Eye Shadow
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 48,410. Language: English. Published: March 24, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir, Nonfiction » Inspiration » Personal inspiration
Many books about the medical, scientific, psychological and social aspects of autism have been written. "Behind the Eye Shadow" is not one of them. This book is a poignant and thought-provoking narrative about a mother’s story on learning her son’s autism diagnosis.
The Most Interesting People in Politics and History: 250 Anecdotes
Series: The Most Interesting People in Politics and History, Book 1. Price: $1.00 USD. Words: 27,140. Language: English. Published: November 25, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Biography, Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography
A sample: Australians know how to engage in activism. When the Australian prime minister would not apologize to Aborigine peoples because of the removal of Aboriginal children from their homes, 250,000 people in Sydney walked on the Sydney Harbour bridge on May 28, 2000, and a plane above the bridge skywrote the word “Sorry.”
In the Shadow of an Artist: The Heidelberg Project
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 20,320. Language: English. Published: April 16, 2014 by DLW Publishing Co.. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Karen Guyton has stepped out from the shadow of her former husband to tell her story. “In the Shadow of an Artist: The Heidelberg Project” is Guyton’s account of how she and then husband, Tyree, started a neighborhood art development. Guyton tells of the mental and physical contributions she made to the Detroit project which has become internationally known.
Memoirs: Early Childhood 1929-1943
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 15,150. Language: English. Published: November 5, 2012 by Laura Nunn. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir, Nonfiction » Biography » Woman biographies
Bette James shares with us her early childhood memories of growing up during the Great Depression. Bette writes candidly about the events of her life and her feelings towards her parents, grandparents and her siblings. Memories: Early Childhood, 1929-1943, includes numerous photographs of Bette and her family, and the house where they all lived, in Mt. Wayte, Framingham, MA.
Widowhood 102 The Diary Entries
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 21,490. Language: English. Published: June 8, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Woman biographies
Widowhood 102 is an extraction of the entries in my diary during the first year of Widowhood. These entries are just another part of they journey into being the new me.
Sweet Times, Sweet Places
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 147,330. Language: English. Published: September 26, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
The modern generation could hardly believe there was quality life without the social and technological innovations of the new millennium. But my generation(1930s-1950s)made out quite nicely, thank you, without these innovations. Come let me tell you through the childhood adventures of a southern country bumpkin about a more laid back, less complicated, and some would say, less contaminated era.
Tales of a Mossy Heart
Price: $3.00 USD. Words: 6,080. Language: British English. Published: August 6, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories, Nonfiction » Biography » Gay and lesbian
A collection of unique short stories bound together by love. Each story has a different subject such as bullying, alienation, slavery, homosexuality and of course love. And just like life itself, the happy endings are few in number but not in significance. Some of the stories are autobiographical while others draw the reader into a vivid yet concise fantasy where anything is possible.
The Shell of a Person
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 50,640. Language: English. Published: April 3, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues
Hell hath baby sea turtles, as Lance Pototschnik will soon find out.
Eye of Storm
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 15,930. Language: English. Published: June 24, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Inspiration » Personal inspiration, Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
The struggles of life can come out of nowhere. It sometimes seems like your pain is going to be a permanent fixture in your life. Then all of a sudden, the healing you need comes from a very unexpected source. This is a story of an eminent bond between a wild mustang and myself. After suffering a family loss that left me devastated, I found healing where I least expected it – in the Eye of Storm.
Divine Fire: Groton School and the American Century
Price: $3.95 USD. Words: 50,150. Language: English. Published: June 17, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Cultural heritage, Nonfiction » History » Social history
From the days of founder Endicott Peabody to national and world leaders like Franklin Delano Roosevelt, Averell Harriman and Dean Acheson to writers like Joseph Alsop and Stewart Alsop, Groton School has made an indelible mark on the American scene. Divine Fire highlights many of the famous and influential graduates of the school who epitomize the school's purpose.
Kartini Kaleidoscope
Price: $1.90 USD. Words: 11,870. Language: English. Published: March 26, 2014 by Tempo Publishing. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography
SHE had dreams and yearnings many of us share: rights and choices, rebelling against customs and traditions that shackled her intellectual growth—feudalism, polygamy and other forms of discrimination against women. Unlike many of us ,however, she was restricted in how she could manifest those aspirations.
Fourth Sikh Guru: Shri Guru Ramdas Sahib Ji
Series: Novels and Stories, Book 94 ยท Sikh Gurus: Biographies. Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 4,620. Language: English. Published: May 19, 2014 by Raja Sharma. Categories: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Sikhism, Nonfiction » Biography » Religious biography
Ramdas Ji was a virtuous man, with considerable merit. He was full of devotion, piety, energy, and eloquence. Guru Amardas Sahib Ji tested him on several occasions, and Ramdas Ji successfully passed all the tests.
Well of Life
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 68,990. Language: English. Published: January 30, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Gay and lesbian
Well of Life is Roderic Anderson’s memoir up to age 18. Born into affluence until when he is four, his artist father becomes unemployed and the family have to survive the Great Depression on the little he makes from private commissions. At school Rod becomes interested in left wing politics and at puberty realizes he is gay but is scared to reveal his true feelings.
Chasing the Kings: The Quest to Become King of the Mountain on Mulholland Drive
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 39,960. Language: English. Published: September 20, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Follow the rise and fall of John Hall and his quest to become King of the Mountain on Mulholland Drive.
Inside the Mind of Stephen Hawking: Quotes from a Scientific Genius
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 4,790. Language: English. Published: November 17, 2014 by Ben Berger. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Quotations, Nonfiction » Biography » Scientists, Inventors
It is rare that a scientist’s reputation transcends the world of science so much as to become a household name. Stephen Hawking, however, is one such example. This book contains some of Hawking’s views on a variety of topics in order to give an insight into the mind of this insightful and often humorous character.
The Very Best of Friedrich Nietzsche: Quotes from a Great Thinker
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 4,150. Language: English. Published: September 19, 2014 by Ben Berger. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Quotations, Nonfiction » Biography » Philosopher biography
Though some may not know his name, there are few alive today who will not have heard some variation of at least one of Friedrich Nietzsche's many quotes. This book brings together some of Nietzsche's finest thoughts on a variety of subjects, including religion, life, marriage and general philosophy.
Thailand - The Ups and Downs
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 155,740. Language: English. Published: April 12, 2011 by booksmango. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
You put all your trust into a so-called friend but the lies they tell can lead to a bitter end. What is bigger in you, your ego or your mind when your heart is broken by every love you find? We all have a dream, but can your dream become real or will the reality of your dream turn into a nightmare.
The Unauthorized Story of Randy Orton and The Viper's Strike on WWE
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 10,260. Language: English. Published: February 25, 2013 by Sports Entertainment Publishing. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Celebrity biography
"The Unauthorized Story of Randy Orton" is a compelling, first of its kind, and completely unauthorized work from bestselling author Michael Essany. Is this eye-opening eBook, Orton's career today is probed by industry veterans and insiders who help shed light on where the WWE is taking one of its most promising and controversial young stars.
Alfred John North: In Justice and Fairness to Myself
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 12,810. Language: English. Published: October 31, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography, Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Life Sciences / Zoology / Ornithology
Alfred John North was one of Australia's pioneer ornithologists. He was the author of Nests and Eggs of Birds Found Breeding in Australia and Tasmania (1901-1914), which remains a standard reference work today. While often maligned by his critics, the discovery of North's diary and private papers show him to have been a scientist of the highest calibre.
The Importance of Being Shine
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 99,540. Language: English. Published: February 4, 2013 by Inknbeans Press. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Mamma named me Shine not just because of my sunshine colored fur, but because the day she came to get me I was shining with excitement. There I lived all my days: just me and Mamma, a dog named Luna, 59 cats, a one winged pigeon and an infamous rodent. This is my story...