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The Sable Provenance by John Namnik
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.
Powerhouse Road by Ronald D Maloney
Price: $7.95 USD. Words: 40,190. Language: English. Published: December 1, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
For one seven-year old bi-racial boy, it led to being torn from the home he loved and sent to a "colored orphanage", where he was told he was "in denial of being a Negro". This is my story. It is a gripping story that depicts my thirteen- year soical and emotional adjustment to insitutional childcare, post transitional and survival. It will inspire and motivate discussions for abandonment.
With Sai Baba by My Side by Marguerite Jalving
Price: $11.99 USD. Words: 88,150. Language: English. Published: October 9, 2014 by Erik Istrup Publishing. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Devotional
Marguerite Jalving, stands firm in her own opinions. She gives vent to spontaneous anger as well as enthusiasm and sometimes less humble thoughts to Sai Baba, when He goes too far. At the same time, she feels the deepest affection and humble surrender for the divine, which is this book’s paradox. The book is both humorous and deeply devotional. Illustrated with Sai Baba’s artwork via Jalving.
Orphan Girl: The Memoir of a Chicago Bag Lady by Jane Hertenstein
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 57,890. 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.
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.
Sixteen Vs, Book Four, The Young Adult Years by Victor Cox
Series: Sixteen Vs, Book 4. Price: $2.00 USD. Words: 226,600. Language: English. Published: February 20, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir, Nonfiction » Relationships and Family » Life stages / general
Chaos and unusual circumstances reign in Victor's life during the late '60s. At this last home location, he struggles in unique life lessons, surprising school events, and backfired plans. Tragedy in romance, a puzzling marriage start, and the military draft round out his trials. As Victor comes of age, he navigates through different types of challenges. Some successfully, and others, not so well.
Dreaming of Hope Street by Eder Holguin
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 90,180. Language: English. Published: July 31, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Inspiration » Personal inspiration, Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
From Living On The Streets of Medellin, Colombia To Becoming A Successful Entrepreneur in New York Overcoming the odds to find happiness Dreaming of Hope Street is the story of how he went from living in the streets to become a successful entrepreneur. The book is in the classic Coming-of-Age tradition, and proves that, though life can be ugly and brutal, even the most disadvantaged can overcome
The Woman on the Inside is Greater Than the Woman You See: What Do You See? by DEBRA TURNER
Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 40,090. Language: English. Published: July 24, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Inspiration » Spiritual inspiration, Nonfiction » Biography » Religious biography
I am a woman who have had many issues in life. My issues started in my childhood, and it ran until my adult life. For many years I did not love myself, because I thought I was unattractive and too thin. As a woman that loves the Lord, I now know that looks are not what we should be dwelling on. It is good to look and dress nice, but our inner part is what we should be focusing on.God is a Healer.
Sixteen Vs, Book Three, The Adolescent Years by Victor Cox
Series: Sixteen Vs, Book 3. Price: $1.50 USD. Words: 130,300. Language: English. Published: October 12, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir, Nonfiction » Relationships and Family » Life stages / adolescence
Amazing life lessons, broken bones, getting shot at, and several other ‘firsts’ in Victor’s life make this an exciting phase of learning. A typical experimenting teenager trying to dodge the pitfalls of life while having fun. Breaking his vow, Victor is forced to quit school. Several life-threatening events will keep you glued to the pages, holding you in suspense, as you search for the outcome.
The Carpe Noctem Interviews - Volume One by Thom Carnell
Series: The Carpe Noctem Interviews, Book 1. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 49,430. Language: English. Published: March 2, 2011 by Crossroad Press. Categories: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Entertainment industry, Nonfiction » Biography » Celebrity biography
The long lost interviews of the much respected dark art magazine, Carpe Noctem, are being released for the first time since the publication ceased in 2000 and includes pieces from the never released Issue 17. George Higham, Dave McKean, GWAR, Lorelei Shannon, Bob Wilkins, Robert Rodriguez, Tim Bradstreet and for the first time ever, the complete Neil Gaiman interview.
Pushing Over the Apple Cart, Book One: Joy by word beeps
Price: Free! Words: 60,810. Language: English. Published: April 11, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Pushing Over the Apple Cart, a true trilogy, is the story of a sensational college sex scandal, well-covered by media at the time, and the court case that resulted in an historic, and unexpected, victory. Five females, one male, one courtroom, one college, one secret. All true. Pushing Over the Apple Cart, Book Two: The Endeavor, is published on Kobo, with Book Three to be published in October.
महान लेखक श्रंखला 13: टोनी मॉरिसन by College Guide World
Series: Hindi Stories and Novels (हिन्दी कथा संसार). Price: $1.50 USD. Words: 2,870. Language: Hindi. Published: November 15, 2014 by Raja Sharma. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Literary biography, Nonfiction » Biography » Celebrity biography
टोनी मॉरिसन ने अपनी अभूतपूर्व साहित्यिक कृतियों से अपने लिये अमरीकी और विश्व साहित्य में एक विशिष्ट स्थान बना लिया है। उनका जन्म का नाम क्लोवी अर्देलिया वॉफर्ड था।
The Old Man in the Bag and Other True Stories of Good Intentions by Ted Wells
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 77,490. Language: English (New Zealand dialect). Published: January 18, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Philanthropy & Charity, Nonfiction » Biography » Adventurers & explorers
This collection of true short stories (with old photographs and letters) is about a young American couple who spend two years in a tiny village of grass huts helping very poor Ethiopian farmers establish a new town in the lowland jungle of Ethiopia’s Rift Valley. The stories are about how life choices are never black and white and even selfless good intentions can sometime have a serious downside.
Recep Tayyip Erdoğan'lı Yıllar by Muhammer Ferik
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 565,440. Language: Turkish. Published: January 11, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Presidents & heads of state, Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Accounting / governmental
Bu kitapta Türkiye Cumhuriyeti'nin Atatürk'ten sonra gelen en başarılı lideri Recep Tayyip Erdoğan'ın siyasi hayatı ve özellikle icraatın başında olduğu Başbakanlık dönemi yer almaktadır. Başbakanlık döneminde yaşanan siyasi ve gündemi oluşturan olaylar kronolojik olarak sıralanmıştır.
St Patrick to Grattan - Selected Irish Lives by Brian Igoe
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 13,100. Language: Commonwealth English. Published: March 12, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography
A short glimpse into some selected Irish Lives, from St Patrick to Grattan, to celebrate St Patrick's Day.
Fire Men: Stories from Three Generations of a Firefighting Family by Gary Ryman
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 81,540. Language: English. Published: March 20, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir, Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
A family memoir of three generations of firefighters - grandfather, father and son.
Ribbons in My Hair by Rosalie Sneyd
Price: $4.20 USD. Words: 17,080. Language: English. Published: July 9, 2011 by Wharekohu Bay. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » History » Family history
A charming and heartwarming memoir of growing up in New Zealand in the 1940s and 50s.
Recuerdos de Antes y Entonces by Kali Amanda Browne
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 6,030. Language: English. Published: May 9, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
Cuando sueñas, cada imagen y cada sentimiento es una memoria de ti mismo. "Recuerdos" es una colección de recuerdos, directamente de mis diarios de los años 1997 – 2007. Por supuesto, cada recuerdo cambia de año a año tal como aumentamos nuestra propia sabiduría. Con suerte, cada recuerdo hablara de una belleza verdadera y trascendental. Los recuerdos son el arte del alma.
The Making of a Two-bit Mystic: Motorcycle Days by R. P. Antweiler
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 61,050. Language: English. Published: March 22, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues
One part of the book is taking the reader along on what was really a pretty messed up 1200 mile motorcycle ride. The other part considers ideas from Thoreau’s Walden and Robert Pirsig’s Zen and the Art of Motorcycle Maintenance. As the author rides, He continues a conversation from these two books on how we should be living.
The Men Behind Mob Wives: Anthony “TG” Graziano by Kiesha Joseph
Series: The Men Behind Mob Wives, Book 4. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 3,480. Language: American English. Published: September 11, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Criminals & outlaws, Nonfiction » True Crime » Organized crime
Anthony Graziano, also known as “TG”, is a mobster who refused to become a federal government witness. He was born in Staten Island, New York in 1940. He grew up during a time when being a mobster was something most youngsters only dreamed of. He is well known as a Consigliere and Capo of the Bonanno Crime Family. He's the father of Renee Graziano of VH1 Mob Wives.