Nonfiction » Biography

Sub-categories: Autobiographies & Memoirs | Personal memoir | Celebrity biography | Historical biography | Woman biographies | Religious biography | Military biography | Adventurers & explorers | Literary biography | Other biographies | Criminals & outlaws | Sports biography | All sub-categories >>
250 Anecdotes About Religion: Volume 2
Series: 250 Anecdotes About Religion, Book 2. Price: $1.00 USD. Words: 23,560. Language: English. Published: November 20, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography, Nonfiction » Biography » Celebrity biography
A sample: In the family of Quaker humorist Tom Mullen, as part of the Christmas tradition the youngest child opened her presents first. The youngest child was Ruthie, who was not as materialistic as her siblings. For Ruthie a great part of the pleasure of Christmas lay in making her siblings wait a long time to open their presents.
The Sable Provenance
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 103,760. Language: English. Published: January 25, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Australia & New Zealand, Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography
This 200-year saga (1790 – 1990) is a close-to-true novel that began with a criminal family in England, another in Scotland, and a family of nobles in Ireland. It is the story of how they came to be in Australia and how the progress of convicts and aristocrats resulted in the SABLE siblings of Western Australia.
Tea and Me
Price: $5.50 USD. Words: 214,270. Language: English. Published: July 8, 2014 by Memoirs Publishing. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Rod set sail for a new life in India after applying to work as an engineer. During his career in the tea industry he fell in love with the country and its way of life. Tea and Me is the story of Rod Brown’s colourful early years in West Bengal in the 1950s, complete with encounters with tigers, leopards and poisonous snakes and some hilarious adventures with the local people.
Tomorrow's Road Home
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 29,690. Language: American English. Published: September 30, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
(5.00 from 3 reviews)
In 1989, Mel Carney set out to write a different kind of Christmas letter, and he dipped into his memories of growing up on an Iowa farm in the 40s and 50s. Over the years, his stories traveled from the farm to Viet Nam to the aftermath of 9/11 and became a way to connect the next generation with a childhood where hard work, faith and close family bonds created a backbone that supports him today.
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.
When the Outfit Ran Chicago, Vol I:The "Big Jim" Colosimo Era
Price: $4.00 USD. Words: 28,870. Language: English. Published: July 31, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Criminals & outlaws
Jim Colosimo began the 1890s as a newsboy, bootblack, and a thief. After becoming a skilled pickpocket at 18, Colosimo acquired a “stable” of girls and became a pimp and before long owned a string of 100 bordellos, gambling joints, and opium dens. He was now king of the Levee pimps and led them in their war against the Chicago's Morals' Squad. Here is his story.
Accepting the Unacceptable Alone
Series: Accepting the Unacceptable, Book 1. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 75,010. Language: English. Published: February 13, 2013 by Elderberry Press, Inc.. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Cancer
The day after his thirty-ninth birthday JoAnn Flanery’s husband had a massive heart attack and died in her arms.  While trying to adjust to a new life alone and facing the unique challenges of raising a disabled daughter by herself, she moved across the country to get the special help needed for her child while fighting breast cancer herself.  Tears blend with laughter in this inspirational story.
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...
"But Sir"
Price: $1.20 USD. Words: 54,490. Language: English. Published: June 16, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Australia & New Zealand, Nonfiction » Biography » Cultural heritage
This is the autobiography of Mervyn Alexander McRae, Australian, born 27th November, 1914. The book describes his early life as one of fourteen children, as a young man establishing a farm under very difficult conditions, joining the army and as a prisoner of the Japanese in World War 11. After that terrible ordeal, he became a soldier settler and raised his own family on his own farm.
Twee Arm Vriende se Avontuurtjie in Namakwaland
Price: Free! Words: 2,940. Language: Afrikaans. Published: April 2, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
'n Baie kort verhaal van 'n dag of twee in die lewens van twee arm vriende wat vandag terugkyk en lag.
Jihad Hobb
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 37,030. Language: Spanish. Published: September 8, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Jihad Amor es una novela romántica que vacila entre un relato de amor, de costumbres y tradiciones de un pueblo que sufrió una guerra atroz y que, a pesar de ello, siguió unido a la generosidad y a la conservación de sus creencias y elegantes actitudes y modalidades.
An Avenue in Time
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 81,660. Language: English. Published: March 31, 2014 by Austin Macauley. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Cultural heritage
An Avenue In Time tells three simultaneous histories - that of the author, the life of his father, and the history of several parts of Scotland. Arthur's father, a church missionary, changed the face of Kenya for its citizens, and Arthur himself was instrumental in the work of the Samaritans in the United Kingdom.
Tea Leaves in Coffee Cups
Series: Tokyo, From One to Infinity. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,290. Language: English. Published: May 26, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues
Just when you thought it was safe to dine out… Sometimes it is better not to know those secret ingredients in the food and drinks we consume, but in some circumstances, such lack of knowledge could kill us. When it comes to food poisoning, no one is immune and nowhere is safe! My first job in Japan leads to me question some aspects of food safety and hygiene in advanced countries.
Guy Logsdon: Award-winning Folklorist
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 17,390. Language: English. Published: January 12, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Editors, journalists, & publishers, Nonfiction » Entertainment » Music
Guy Logsdon graduated from Ada (Okla.) High School, rom East Central State Univ., and worked in two of the family businesses in Ada before becoming the owner of the former Stall Photography Studio. He went on to earn a doctorate, to become a folklore professor at the University of Tulsa, and to become a leading authority on Woody Guthrie's life and music, Western Swing and cowboy music.
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.
A Hairdresser's Diary
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 55,960. Language: English. Published: December 11, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Inspiration » Personal inspiration
Hairdressing: an act of transformation. We search for the right hairdresser. Telling them stories about our lives that we don’t share with everyone. They become the keeper of our diary. Sometimes we wonder what the world looks like from their eyes.
After The Bombs - My Berlin
Price: $4.95 USD. Words: 85,260. Language: English. Published: March 11, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
This recollection begins with the life of a German family at the beginning of the First World War and continues with their struggles in the aftermath of the Second World War. After the war Berlin was mostly rubble and the Cold War was heating up. The Berlin Blockade and the construction of The Wall placed the city in the center of the Cold War.
Diary of Edna Mary Conant Caldwell
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 32,960. Language: American English. Published: March 7, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Diary of Edna Mary Conant Caldwell (1855-1916), with notes by Patricia Mitchell and Joseph George Caldwell.
Whatever Happened to Patient 2410
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 105,770. Language: English. Published: October 16, 2014 by Published by Westview, Inc.. Categories: Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Cancer, Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
At age 15, Minda Lazarov became Patient 2410 at St. Jude Children's Research Hospital when diagnosed with Hodgkin's - a disease of the lymph nodes. The "C word" was never spoken that day in 1970. The fact that Minda survived into her 50's is remarkable in itself, but what makes her story so compelling is the intelligence of her writing, the humor of her humanity, and the resilience of her spirit.
Third Sikh Guru: Shri Guru Amardas Sahib Ji
Series: Novels and Stories, Book 93 ยท Sikh Gurus: Biographies. Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 5,800. Language: English. Published: May 16, 2014 by Raja Sharma. Categories: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Sikhism, Nonfiction » Biography » Royalty biography
Guru Amardas Sahib Ji worked hard to spread the message of Sikhism. He went to several parts of India to spread his message. He also sent his Sikh missionaries to several parts of the country to spread the message of Sikhism.