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The Two: A Biography of the Original Siamese Twins
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 134,200. 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.
Mr. Olcott's Skies: An Old Book and a Youthful Obsession
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 35,430. Language: English. Published: April 6, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Astronomy, Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
The story of how an old book and a small telescope shaped a passion for stargazing, and how that passion was lost and then rediscovered over the course of a lifetime.
Hakuna Matata
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 15,750. Language: English. Published: August 19, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Biography » People of color
Imagine being 3 years old and losing your entire family to war. This is the story, in his own words, of one of the Lost Boys of the Sudan. Manyang tells how he survived a refugee camp by scavenging for food and shelter. He describes growing up without adult guidance or help. Since coming to America at age 15 he has become a success story as the Founder of Humanity Helping Sudan Project.
An Anti-Life: Memoirs of a Neurotoxic
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 37,700. Language: English. Published: November 9, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir, Nonfiction » True Crime » General crimes
What if a physical illness could inspire violence and murder? This is the question posed by 'An Anti-Life' and its anonymous author, "Mr. Nas."
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.
The People Under the House
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 107,040. Language: English. Published: September 10, 2014 by Second Wind. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography
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Very few escaped the death camps of Nazi Germany. Of those who survived, nearly all had been successfully hidden by friends. A handful had no such friends and co-conspirators, but managed to stay alive through a rare combination of wits, intuition and luck. Werner Hellman was one of the latter. This is their story, completed by Dene after Werner’s death.
Idiots I Have Known
Price: Free! Words: 9,050. Language: English. Published: June 19, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir, Nonfiction » Travel » Trip Journals
They say that dead people don't feel pain; it's those around them that suffer. The same holds true for idiots. In the course of my life I have had many close encounters of the idiotic kind. This short work details a few of them.
Who Is Katie Holmes?
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 47,270. Language: English. Published: March 17, 2013 by Riverdale Avenue Books. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Celebrity biography
Who is Katie Holmes? fills in the blanks.  It tells the classic Hollywood story of small town girl who comes to tinsel town, ultimately fulfills her every fantasy and discovers that there is a price to be paid for getting everything you desire.
The Stargate Chronicles: Memoirs of a Psychic Spy
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 122,290. Language: English. Published: February 28, 2014 by Crossroad Press. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir, Nonfiction » History » Biography
Joseph McMoneagle is now known as the best Operational Remote Viewer in the history of the U.S. Army's Special Project—Stargate. His intelligence collection results have never been surpassed and rarely equaled. This remarkable memoir chronicles his military career, his early life, and gives a wonderful birds-eye view into US Military politics.
The Blows of Yesteryear: An American Saga
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 90,360. Language: English. Published: July 27, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Woman biographies
We recall a family of real but largely forgotten women in American history. All were descendants of Elizabeth Taylor and Peter Blow. Their lives were full, far-flung and unscripted, emblematic of the nation’s course over five generations. Our women are mostly fortunate in love, and marry good men. They are motivated. They know death, even murder; and they live with slavery and its aftermath.
Social Disability: One Person's Recovery Journey
Price: $7.95 USD. Words: 63,820. Language: English. Published: April 16, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Social scientists & psychologists, Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
This is the story of the recovery struggle from brain injury by a rehabilitation specialist whose professional experience includes working in brain injury recovery programs.
Two for the Cabinet
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 116,820. Language: English. Published: July 28, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Political biography, Nonfiction » History » American
In 1981 President Ronald Reagan selected two individuals from a small Township in Southeastern Pennsylvania as members of his first cabinet. What is the story behind naming Senator Richard Schweiker and Andrew Lewis, Jr. to the cabinet? Why did they come to his attention? Why did their relationship with the President and each other affect America and change the course of history?
Huomenna hoitoon
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 18,170. Language: Finnish. Published: March 30, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir, Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Diseases
Päiväkirjamuotoista tragikomediaa kosteista poluista, asunnottomuudesta, lapsista ja rotista. Luonnollinen paletti tulehtuneita välejä, hälytysajoja, ja hyviä päätöksiä jotka ovat halpoja ja hauraita. Ystävä voi peitellä lumihangen alle ja sadan metrin matkat kestävät koko päivän.
Swift Boat Down
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 55,100. 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.
Nice Guys, Freaks & Creeps: a Dating Memoir
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.
Stand Against the Wind
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 97,560. Language: English. Published: November 30, 2014 by Running Quail Press, Inc.. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography, Nonfiction » History » Modern / 20th Century
Lourana Crawford Finney, a humble woman from the hills of Kentucky narrates this tale of her life. She recounts atrocities of the Civil War, slavery, Indian raids and the hardships and joys of her life. Lou stood strong and faced her challenges head on.
Passionaries: Turning Compassion Into Action
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 72,010. Language: English. Published: September 27, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Inspiration » Personal inspiration, Nonfiction » Biography » Biographical anthologies
Passionaries’ thirty-five profiles describe leaders of volunteer organizations that are significantly impacting millions of lives. Each story chronicles the personal inspiration behind the organization, the obstacles its creator had to overcome,and lives that have been touched or changed.Readers will be touched, moved and Inspired.
A Life Well Lived: Helen's Story
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 32,670. Language: English. Published: July 6, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Woman biographies
The life story of Helen Thompson Jensen and what she was able to accomplish during her lifetime despite being able to use only her head.
Playing The Game: How Triple H Became the Heir Apparent to the WWE Empire
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 12,780. Language: English. Published: March 5, 2013 by Sports Entertainment Publishing. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Celebrity biography
"Playing The Game: How Triple H Became the Heir Apparent to the WWE Empire" is an explosive, compelling, and unauthorized new account of Triple H's life, career, and ascension to power within World Wrestling Entertainment.
The Killing of an Author
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 75,120. Language: English. Published: April 29, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Literary biography
An exhaustive list of mistakes a writer should never make (for example: insisting on total freedom of expression), and an Encyclopedia of the Dark side of publishing and writing, “The Killing of an Author” is a true story set mainly in New York, and partly in London and New Delhi, with cameo appearances by literary and publishing stars, and a breathless sense of wonder and hope: a writer's journey