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The Devil's Waiting Room by berry burgess
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 41,160. Language: English. Published: June 23, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » People of color
The Devil's Waiting Room is biographical journey through my eyes as a 10 year old boy centred around the summer of 1969 in the fishing port of North Shields on the banks of the River Tyne. Racism was still very strong and open and had an iron grip on the town during perpetual time for change. Outside we ran. At home we persevered. And late at night, I would hear my father cry...
The Two: A Biography of the Original Siamese Twins by Amy Wallace
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 134,210. Language: English. Published: April 19, 2011 by Crossroad Press. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography, Nonfiction » Biography » Celebrity biography
"They" were the famous, the first, the original Siamese Twins, Chang and Eng, and their story is told in this fascinating and remarkable book in such detail, with such enormous insight and warmth, and with such a superb sense of drama that one understands, for the first time, just how bizarre, heroic, tragic and human their lives in fact were.
A Midlife Night's Dream by Thomas Biehl
Price: Free! Words: 5,870. Language: English. Published: May 16, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Thomas Biehl wandered into a conference room where all the other people in attendance where also Thomas Biehl, and things just got stranger from there.
Diary of My Bilateral Total Knee Replacement (Bilateral TKR) by Helen Krasner
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 11,910. Language: English. Published: July 25, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Diseases / musculoskeletal, Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
This short (approx 12,000 words) book is an account of my Total Knee Replacement operation and subsequent recovery. Some of it was written at the time, mainly in diary form on-line on the forums of Arthritis Care (www.arthritiscare.org.uk ). It documents the immediate time before the operation, the operation itself and my time in hospital, and my recovery to total fitness.
Diary of a Would-be Translator by Juan LePuen
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,810. Language: English. Published: July 7, 2012 by Fario. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
"Was briefly tempted to write today but then remembered that it was Sunday and that the last thing I wanted to be was a Sunday scribbler."
Resting Places of the Rich and Famous - R.I.P by Freya Hardy
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 21,270. Language: Commonwealth English. Published: October 17, 2013 by RW Press. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Celebrity biography, Nonfiction » Social Science » Death & Dying(5.00 from 1 review)
Resting Places of the Rich & Famous explores the bizarre history of tombstone tourism, from greats like Beethoven or Fred Astaire, to royalty like Diana Princess of Wales; a woman whose untimely death inspired mass grief on a scale never before seen.
Wounded Rangers by Dominic Hagans
Price: $5.50 USD. Words: 27,880. Language: British English. Published: March 11, 2014 by Memoirs Publishing. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Military biography
On September 11, 2008, Warrant Officer Dominic Hagans of the 1st Battalion the Royal Irish Regiment became the latest casualty of the Afghan war when an improvised enemy bomb exploded under his vehicle, wrecking his legs and changing his life forever. As he embarked on the long road to rehabilitation and partial recovery, WO2 Hagans decided to record his experiences in print.
Swift Boat Down by James Steffes
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 56,190. Language: English. Published: August 22, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » History » War, Nonfiction » Biography » Military biography
A Swift Boat is sunk by two rockets from an unidentified aircraft near the border between North and South Vietnam. It is June 15/16th, 1968, around midnight, and now five sailors are dead or missing. Two survivors and several witnesses report seeing lighted aircraft that move and hover like helicopters flying in the area. U.S. Jets are scrambled to the scene and report hits on enemy aircraft.
After The Bombs - My Berlin by Heidi Sieg-Smith
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.
Literature Help: The Glass Castle by Students' Academy
Series: A Quick Guide · Study Gudes: English Literature. Price: $2.50 USD. Words: 10,380. Language: English. Published: October 15, 2014 by Raja Sharma. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Study guides, Nonfiction » Biography » Adventurers & explorers
The detailed description very efficiently finds its way in the hearts and minds of the readers. This true account of the author’s life is not only very interesting and entertaining, but also highly didactic and inspiring.
Rebecca Black: Her Story So Far by Miles Salter
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,390. Language: English. Published: June 5, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Celebrity biography
A revealing insight into the life of singer Rebecca Black, who shot to fame in 2011 with her song 'Friday'. The book examines Rebecca's childhood interest in performance and gives a detailed insight into 2011, a rollercoaster year of success and notoriety for the 14 year old.
When the Outfit Ran Chicago, Vol I:The "Big Jim" Colosimo Era by James R Ashley
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.
The Miracle Baby Boy by La-Verne Simukai
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 1,340. Language: English. Published: January 29, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Religious biography, Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Prayer
You have a wish and you wait for it to come true. Things don't turn out exactly as you wished. These parents wish for a baby boy and it turns out in a different way. Prayer works and changes things. The baby is alive.
B4:20 Trippin' Down the Reaper's Road: A Deadly Descent into Drug Addiction by Kennesaw Taylor
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 169,100. Language: English. Published: April 17, 2014 by Lemon Press. Categories: Nonfiction » Self-improvement » Addiction and recovery, Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
Bonus included, free copy of Bestselling Novel 'Informally Educated' B4:20 is a gritty book about drug addiction. It contains Foul language and Adult Situations. For some the euphoria and enlightenment they provide help to ease the stress of a world careening out of control. For others they provide a life of escalating nightmares.
I Have A Message For You by Christine Wilson
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 52,710. Language: English. Published: May 30, 2014 by Austin Macauley. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Spiritual awakening
This down-to-earth account of Chrissie's life in her own words tells a series of heart-warming but incredible stories about her career as a medium and a mother.
Rasurgam I shall rise again by Jeff Rider
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 85,060. Language: English. Published: July 1, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Rasurgam is a story of loss and reclamation. The story begins when Jeff Rider, an executive for a Chicago agency, leaves his job and the next day flies to Boston to watch his daughter receive her doctorate from Harvard. Jeff chronicles how life spirals downward to where he finds himself doing the deadliest of jobs, commercial fishing. Follow Jeff as he struggles to find equilibruim in his life.
Legendary Liszt by Derek Parker
Price: $5.00 USD. Words: 16,770. Language: English. Published: August 18, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Cultural heritage, Nonfiction » Biography » Celebrity biography
Franz Liszt, described as 'the greatest pianist who ever lived', was one of the most sensational figures of his age, his prowess at the keyboard accompanied by sensational good looks. Adored by the public his reputation as a lover made him notorious even after he took religious orders and became the Abbe Liszt. This short biography tells the astonishing story of his life.
Two Lives in One: The Struggles and Triumphs of a Dyslexic Mensa by Glenn Harrington
Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 31,120. Language: English. Published: January 17, 2013 by Graham Publishing Group. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » Special education / learning disabilities
“Words have always held a place of power and mystery in my life. That is because I am severely dyslexic, and will never be able to read beyond the fourth-grade level.”
Nice Guys, Freaks & Creeps: a Dating Memoir by Jennifer Knightstep
Price: $3.25 USD. Words: 10,230. Language: English. Published: October 21, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Relationships and Family » Dating, Nonfiction » Biography » Woman biographies
Nice Guys, Freaks & Creeps is the true story of Jennifer, a girl who just wants what we all want — to find Mr. Right. Through a series of short essays documenting some of her more disastrous dates, we’ll recognize some of the men we’ve dated ourselves, a fair representation of the Nice Guys, Freaks & Creeps in our own dating pasts.
Bombs and Butterflies: Over the Hill in Laos by Jo Carroll
Price: $1.70 USD. Words: 32,260. Language: English. Published: June 7, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » Trip Journals, Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Jo Carroll knew too little about Laos when she stepped off the long boat in Huay Xai. Did you know that Laos is the most bombed country in the world? She didn't. Yet the sight of a flock of butterflies, rising again and again to flutter at sunset, reflect the courage of Laos and her people as they pick themselves up and dares to share their secrets.