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The Search for Lady Godiva by Robert Hendry
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 121,620. Language: English. Published: July 29, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » History » European, Nonfiction » Biography » Woman biographies
Lady Godiva’s naked ride through Coventry as a protest against oppressive tax entered history! Did it really take place? Historian and Godiva descendant Robert Hendry offers compelling evidence from 1000 years ago that it did! Discover the social and religious background to this famous event and unravel the mystery of where she was laid to rest. 120,000 words + 100 illustrations, appendices.
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.
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.
A Midlife Night's Dream by Thomas Biehl
Price: Free! Words: 5,930. 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.
Living in Paradise by Heather Hughes
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 55,280. Language: English. Published: March 16, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Home and Garden » Sustainable living, Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
When John and Heather decided a move to the country would be the perfect lifestyle change, Heather had no idea what an adventure lay ahead. Tossing aside her high-heeled shoes, this management consultant stepped into a world she was ill-prepared to handle. 'Living in Paradise', was interwoven with abundant challenges and demanded skills she had not intended to add to her resume!
Poison Heads by Jonny English
Price: $9.95 USD. Words: 25,970. Language: English. Published: July 3, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Biography » Law enforcement
In Poison Heads, Jonny English writes of his first years in the Manchester Police Force at the time of the IRA bombings. A Police Constable who was actually there and on the scene, English “tells all” about life in the Manchester Police Force as it really was during the 1970s: love, corruption, violence and more. This is the true story, told by a man who was there!
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.
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.
Letters to the Granddaughter - The Story of Dillon Wallace of the Labrador Wild by Philip Schubert
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 57,100. Language: English. Published: January 1, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Adventurers & explorers
This is a biography on Dillon Wallace, an unsmiling man with “Grit A’Plenty”, who wrote one of the most outstanding books on the North of all time, "The Lure of the Labrador Wild". The "Lure" was based on his participation in a tragic canoe trip in 1903 and led to an unbelievable outcome in 1905. The biography includes the author's maps and color photos as he retraced the same routes.
Navy Diversion by Vince Stead
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 50,670. Language: Spanish. Published: September 23, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Military biography, Nonfiction » Travel » Cruises
Disfruta de ti mismo, como paso en los zapatos de un marinero Marina, que viaja por todo el mundo, en un destructor, un portaaviones, y una oferta del submarino, y las visitas de 16 países! Podrás viajar por barco de la Armada, y ver algunos países muy interesantes, con tiendas, bares, y las historias de la famosa Red distrito de la Luz, y las mujeres en todas partes! Ver lo que se siente al esta
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.
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.
The Prodigy - A Biography of William Sidis by Amy Wallace
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 93,210. Language: English. Published: October 10, 2011 by Crossroad Press. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Other biographies
William James Sidis (1898-1944) was born to a psychologist with some unorthodox ideas about child rearing, attended Harvard at an absurdly young age, only to fail to reach his potential. Wallace's book, the only biography of this most enigmatic of prodigies, gives us a balanced look at Sidis' up-bringing and a somewhat revisionist look at his later life.
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.
Kartosoewirjo, An Impossible Dream by Nugroho Dewanto et al.
Series: Historical Indonesian Figures, Book 10. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 27,950. Language: English. Published: September 4, 2013 by Tempo Publishing. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography
FIFTY years after his death, Sekarmadji Maridjan Kartosoewirjo continues to inspire groups who dream of an ‘Islamic State’ in this country—both by peaceful and violent means. Ironically, the Kartosoewirjo family was classified as gentry, feudal and not a strict follower of Islam. His youth was not spent in religious education but in colonial Dutch schools.
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.
Chickamauga, Chattanooga, Granger, Grant, and Grandpa by June Anderson
Price: $5.00 USD. Words: 16,830. Language: English. Published: December 11, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » History » American, Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
After the disastrous Battle at Chickamauga, the Battle for Chattanooga, was a glorious victory for the North, dealing a severe blow to the dying Confederate Cause. Years later, when reflecting on his Civil War adventure, Union Corporal Henry Annis, 96th Illinois, wrote a stirring account of this heady battle in his memoir: "Our Experiences on Lookout Mountain, November 23, 24, 25, 1863."
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.
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.