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Tales of a Mossy Heart by Paulo J L Mateus
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.
A Diamond of Africa: The Illustrious Life of African Ahmadi Sheikh Amri Abedi by C. Naseer Ahmad
Price: $3.95 USD. Words: 22,800. Language: English. Published: April 28, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Religious biography
The life of Sheikh Amri Abedi—African Muslim, spiritual sage, poet, and political leader—is the story of a remarkable man who rose from poverty in colonial East Africa to become a star of the global, peace-loving Ahmadiyya Muslim Community.
Tamara de Lempicka... del escándalo al olvido!!! by Rosana Irene Rizzo
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 18,950. Language: Spanish. Published: January 14, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Artists, architects, & photographers, Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Artists
Se pretendió, mediante este trabajo, realizar un ensayo histórico para rescatar a una excéntrica pintora: Tamara de Lempicka, cuyo valor ha sido casi abnegado dentro de la comunidad artística. Este personaje fuerte y polémico, lo que le abrió puertas en el sitial de la alta sociedad parisina (para la que produjo obras de gran valía), pero, sin embargo, este la habría aniquilado como artista”.
Chasing the Kings: The Quest to Become King of the Mountain on Mulholland Drive by John Hall
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.
Sweet Times, Sweet Places by Joe White
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.
"The Other Side of Alzheimer's, a caregiver's story" by Marietta Harris
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 37,890. Language: English. Published: October 31, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Millions of people today face the same challenges, the same emotions, and the same decisions. How do you care for a loved one? How will it affect you? Angie’s story will help you through this process. She lived this experience. Her story will help you. It’s not a book about Alzheimer’s; it’s a lesson about surviving as a caregiver and accepting the new you.
Donald Sterling, Racist Team Owner: 100 Questions & Answers about the Scandal by Morgan Berkshire
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 7,710. Language: English. Published: April 30, 2014 by KAW Publishing. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Sports biography, Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Basketball
L.A. Clippers basketball team owner & billionaire Donald Sterling is involved in a scandal related to a conversation his mistress taped. On that tape, he reveals himself to be a racist. This book pulls together information from diverse sources to answer frequently asked questions about the case, such as: “Who is Donald Sterling?” “Who is his wife?” “Who is his girlfriend?" and "What happens next?"
A Biography of John the Baptist: The Voice of One Crying in the Wilderness (Servants of God in the Bible) by Robert Alan King
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 6,110. Language: English. Published: October 1, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Religious biography, Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Biblical Biography / New Testament
King explores some of the major events in John the Baptist's life and mission, taking a look at his birth, ministry and death. He also examines the different accounts describing his baptism of Jesus. In addition, he will clear up any confusion about John's relevance to Elijah and what all of that means. John's overall personality will also be discussed. King is an ordained minister.
Today is great again and I thank again by Clover CK
Price: Free! Words: 2,460. Language: Korean. Published: December 14, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Woman biographies
One day, I received a short memo from my mom. After she bought a smart phone, she decided to practice typing by emailing me a short note every day. Reading her memo helped me go through any tough time. Whenever I miss my family, I read her notes. Now she is 60 years old and I am making this book to celebrate her birthday.
Create, Then Take a Break: 250 Miscellaneous Anecdotes and Stories by David Bruce
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 27,770. Language: English. Published: November 12, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Celebrity biography, Nonfiction » Entertainment » Humor and satire
This book contains 250 anecdotes about various creative activities. A sample: Corey Ford’s writings were widely plagiarized—especially his short humorous piece “How to Guess Your Age.” Whenever this happened, Mr. Ford would sue, winning every case. He once said about his lawsuits, “I find this a much easier way to make a living than by writing.”
USC Latino Alumni Association Spotlight 2013 by USC Latino Alumni Association
Price: Free! Words: 4,050. Language: English. Published: August 5, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Biographical anthologies
“Inspiration in action” is the best way to describe our talented, altruistic and successful USC Latino alumni! It is in this spirit that we celebrate three outstanding alumni, USC Latino Alumni Association advocate and friend and begin our alumni archive.
The Cockney Commando by Anthony Collins
Price: $5.50 USD. Words: 60,350. Language: English. Published: March 17, 2014 by Memoirs Publishing. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Motherless and sent to an orphanage by his out-of-work father, Tony Collins found the odds were stacked against him as he started life in the rough East End of London. But by joining the Royal Marines, Tony escaped into a new world, fraught with danger and tragedy, but also with the chance for love, friendship and success. A story of triumph in adversity and of challenges overcome.
Oltre il Peccato by Maria Cecilia Tagliabue
Price: Free! Words: 10,420. Language: Italian. Published: June 10, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Relationships and Family » Ethics & morals(3.00 from 1 review)
Qual è il legame tra un’adultera palestinese vissuta nel 33 d.C, e una giovane milanese ventenne alla fine degli anni ottanta? Come può l’incontro tra quell’adultera e Gesù aver inciso sulle scelte di Lucia? L’attualità sconcertante del Vangelo rivive nella storia di Lucia, nel suo amore per Diego, nella sua scelta di portare avanti una gravidanza improvvisa alla ricerca di sé.
Whisper of Truth by Mary Vaudoyer
Price: $5.50 USD. Words: 47,330. Language: English. Published: March 25, 2014 by Memoirs Publishing. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Born in 1918, Mary joined the Special Operations Executive at the outbreak of the Second World War, meeting Sir Winston Churchill and dealing with top-secret documents. She went on to carry out vital work preparing undercover agents for dangerous missions in France. After the war Mary married a member of a prominent family of French architects and spent most of the rest of her life in France.
Wheels to Fortune: The Life and Times of William Morris, Viscount Nuffield by James Leasor
Price: $4.49 USD. Words: 47,270. Language: English. Published: August 13, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Business biography
William Richard Morris, later Viscount Nuffield, set up business as a cycle agent and manufacturer in Oxford, in 1893, at the age of sixteen. He went on to become Britain’s largest motor manufacturer. This is an account of his life and of his vision: ‘the £100 car’, a car the public could afford to buy. Leasor tells of the success, the millions he made and the millions he gave away.
Astoria Story by June Volz
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 56,430. Language: English. Published: December 29, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
You cannot eat, you have no money. You cannot pray, you don't believe anything anymore. You cannot love, you're too busy surviving. What do REAL people do when their world falls apart? They move to Astoria.
The Story of an African Doctor by Nicholas Hurst
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 36,870. Language: English (South African dialect). Published: April 12, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Physicians & medical professionals, Fiction » Plays & Screenplays » African
This is a semi-biographical account of the life of a doctor from the time he was born until he ended his career as a general practitioner to specialise
Memories of My Youth by Bill Halkett
Price: $7.00 USD. Words: 38,490. Language: English. Published: September 10, 2012 by Adam Books. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Biographical anthologies, Nonfiction » Biography » Biographical anthologies
This is a book about the early life of Bill Halkett. It tells of his growing up in Verdun Quebec and his adventures and misadventures. It deals with life, birth, death, and his disappointments and success. This was created as a legacy for his future generations to know what his life was really like.
Clara Luper: Civil Rights Pioneer by Stan Paregien, Sr
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 7,260. Language: English. Published: January 9, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » People of color, Nonfiction » History » Social history
Though a school teacher by profession and proud of it, Clara Luper courageously began early in her career a life-long battle against racism. She made local and national news in 1958 when she organized a small group of teenagers (including her own children) and led them in a sit-in a drugstore diner which did not serve Black people. They persisted, day after day, and were successful.
Orphan Girl: The Memoir of a Chicago Bag Lady by Jane Hertenstein
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 57,900. Language: English. Published: November 14, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Tens of thousands of homeless people walk the streets, forgotten, yet each with their own story to tell. Marie James, a 69-year-old bag lady, and a frequent guest at an inner-city mission in Chicago, sat with Jane Hertenstein through the summer of 1995 and recorded this shocking and moving story of life filled with sorrow, loss, mental instability, and hope.