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Loving The Game When The Game Doesn't Love You Back by Brandon Sweeney
Price: Free! Words: 43,850. Language: English. Published: May 13, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Sports biography
Brandon wrote this book to motivate, inspire and challenge athletes to recognize the importance of preparing for life on and off the field, but ultimately to help others discover their full potential and their God-given purpose beyond the game.
Jack the Ripper: The 1888 London East End Serial Killer by James R Ashley
Price: $5.00 USD. Words: 33,540. Language: English. Published: August 5, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Criminals & outlaws
The Ripper’s murderous serial killings must certainly go down in the history books as one of the great unsolved mysteries of all time. Therefore, anyone that thinks he can do better than the police of the time or the numerous writers after, read on and put your ability to the test and see if you can close the book on the infamous Whitechapel murders to your satisfaction.
Swift Boat Down by James Steffes
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.
Wounded Rangers by Dominic Hagans
Price: $2.85 USD. Words: 27,880. Language: British English. Published: March 11, 2014 by Mereo Books. 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.
Two for the Cabinet by Arthur Bustard
Price: Free! 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?
Crosses, Cannons & Coffins by Georgiann Baldino
Series: Civil War Nurses. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,090. Language: English. Published: January 8, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » History » American, Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography
In Crosses, Cannons & Coffins author Georgiann Baldino brings a little-known, but true, human account of Civil War service rendered by Sisters of Mercy. Relatively few records exist from women who served as nurses in America's Civil War. Few historians include women nurses in their manuscripts. Nuns served under battlefield conditions unnerving even for veteran officers.
Catch my drift (What the hell happened? True stories of a Gen X cowboy) by Ian Dylan Hunt
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,890. Language: English. Published: March 2, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Adventurers & explorers
#2 In a series of the true tales of an adventurous if not lucky man.
In and Out of the Limelight: Ann Matilda Distin Her Life and Times by Margaret Christopoulos
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 88,550. Language: English. Published: December 9, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography, Nonfiction » History » Modern / 19th Century
The story of ann matilda distin chronicles the life of a minor 19th century celebrity, 1790 – 1848. Part of the musical loder family she started on the bath stage as miss loder, danced and acted in london for a decade as mrs ridgway, then emerged as mrs distin and toured the UK for seven years as the pianist to the famed distin band – described as the 'beatles of their day'.
Portsmouth Square Stories: Tales of A San Francisco Childhood by William Poy Lee
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 64,060. Language: American English. Published: July 10, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Essay » Literature
A bricolage of childhood stories circa 1950 San Francisco. The nabe center is Portsmouth Square: beatniks, writers, Irish hookers, Negro evangelicals, WW II vets, cops, and Chinese families gather to sun and protect the sacredness of childhood as urban Tom Sawyers race cable cars uphill, catch crabs on the bayside, pick raspberries at Coit Tower, feed leaping sea lions, and such like mischief.
Vince McMahon: The Unauthorized Biography of the WWE Chairman by Michael Essany
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 16,300. Language: English. Published: March 19, 2013 by Sports Entertainment Publishing. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Celebrity biography
"Vince McMahon: The Unauthorized Biography of the WWE Chairman" is a first of its kind comprehensive exploration of the life, controversies, and legacy of Vince McMahon from national bestselling author Michael Essany.
The Funniest People in Sports, Volume 2: 250 Anecdotes by David Bruce
Series: The Funniest People in Sports, Book 2. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 26,540. Language: English. Published: November 22, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Biography, Nonfiction » Biography » Celebrity biography
A sample: When future NFL player Pat Tillman was attending Arizona State, his coach, Bruce Snyder, planned to redshirt him, thus keeping him eligible to play college football for an additional year. Mr. Tillman told him, “You can do whatever you want with me, but in four years I’m gone. I’ve got things to do with my life.”
The First Night; Small Town Fumblings of a Rookie Police Officer by Elizabeth Petrucelli
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 23,520. Language: English. Published: August 1, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Law enforcement
The First Night; Small Town Fumblings of a Rookie Police Officer is an amusing account of Officer Petrucelli’s first night on the job. You won’t find a police thriller or even a crime mystery here, just a short story about her neurotic experiences.
Wasted by Neil Thompson
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 47,420. Language: English. Published: September 17, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Criminals & outlaws, Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir(5.00 from 1 review)
I don't expect you to care about my life. I expect you to laugh at it. This book is a collection of stories about misadventures I've had traveling around the world, meeting colorful degenerates, learning valuable life lessons and killing brain cells. Think of it as Aesop's Fables, except they aren't fables and I'm not Aesop.
In His Majestys Footsteps by Vasit Dejkunjorn
Price: $4.95 USD. Words: 99,960. Language: English. Published: November 3, 2014 by HeavenLakePress. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Reference, Nonfiction » Biography » Royalty biography
In His Majesty’s Footsteps: A Personal Memoir (Heaven Lake Press, 2006, 329 pp.) offers an intimate, powerful portrait of King Bhumibol Adulyadej and the Thai royal family. This is the first personal chronicle in the English language detailing the life and work of the revered Thai monarch during the politically turbulent period of the late1960s and the 1970s.
The Man Behind The Brand - Big Business by Doug Gelbert
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 7,220. Language: English. Published: December 1, 2010. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Business biography
Open a copy of the Information Please Almanac and turn to the chapter on famous people. 4000 names and you won't know hardly any. But what about names everyone knows? Pillsbury, Maytag, Kellogg. Nowhere to be found. How many names are more famous than Howard Johnson or Milton Bradley Oscar Mayer? But who were these folks? Let’s look at the men behind the corporate names.
Weezie A Palm Beach Story: Fraud, Lies & A Columbian Mystery by Louise Ford
You set the price! Words: 65,150. Language: English. Published: April 20, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
The darker aspects of life are inflicted upon Weezie, and her family. The suffering inflicted upon her father, fraud, lies and an undisputed charge of bigamy are the sins of the step mother. But heart wrenching story will not get you down, as it is full of funny upbeat stories from Weezie's unusual life.
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."
"Dad I Want To Be A Menudo!" by Ramon Acevedo, Sr
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 97,940. Language: English. Published: October 31, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Celebrity biography, Nonfiction » Biography » Celebrity biography
The true story of a member of the famous group (Boy Band) Menudo, Raymond Acevedo, who at 12 years of age was determined to enroll and belong to the group Menudo. His struggles, determination and faith led him to do what at that moment was impossible. His experiences and that of his family with the struggles with the organization of Padosa America who wielding a very tight control of the group.
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."
Calvin and Courage - Under the cross by Hazlett Lynch
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 15,460. Language: English. Published: January 18, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Religious biography
Book shows how Calvin, in 1553, displayed courage in the face of Servetus's heresy, the poor behaviour of the Libertines, and all while ministering to five young student ministers facing martyrdom. Establishes his credentials as a loving, caring pastor who refused to provide simplistic answers to life's most perplexing challenges. His letters to the young martyrs reveal a warm-hearted pastor.