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Soldier On by Ian Johnstone
Price: $4.95 USD. Words: 79,850. Language: British English. Published: July 25, 2014 by Strict Publishing International. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Military biography, Fiction » Romance » General
Following “The Dunce at the Back of the Class” this book tells of William’s time in the Parachute Regiment, his postings to trouble spots and on manoeuvres, sometimes hilariously funny yet often troubled and poignant. It also tells of his life after the Army, of those who helped him and those who tried to make his life a misery, and of the passing of his only true love.
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.
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.
The Blows of Yesteryear: An American Saga by John Y. Le Bourgeois
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.
Already Written - Absurd Tales of Non-Fiction Volume One by Joshua Anderson
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 22,630. Language: English. Published: July 7, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir(5.00 from 3 reviews)
How does a woman crossing the street get hit by a potato? How can a spiral notebook cause a child lasting mental trauma? What makes a food court so dangerous? Eight million stories could be told from the residents of New York City, most of which could not be made up even by the best Fiction writer. Nobody has time to listen to all eight million accounts, so Already Written will cover just one.
The White House Queen: The Elegance and Strength of Michelle Obama by Raymond Sturgis
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 18,920. Language: English. Published: August 18, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography
First Lady Michelle Obama is a remarkable figure, and author Raymond Sturgis carefully selected the words of this book to highlight the passion and life of Michelle Obama. Many know of her many achievements, however, what about her agenda to help change the nutritional conditions of America’s children.
Photos of Istanbul & Ephesus by Rick D. Jolly
Series: Alexander County Abroad. Price: Free! Words: 10,570. Language: English. Published: March 22, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Adventurers & explorers, Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Photography - Photo books(4.00 from 1 review)
This is a companion book to “Italy, Egypt, Turkey, Oh My!” in the Alexander Co. Abroad series. A book filled with photos from Turkey as we explored Istanbul, the city that bridges Europe and Asia and the ancient city ruins of Ephesus near the town of Selcuk in the Izmir province.
World War II in Antwerp, Belgium. - Experiences of a Young Boy. by William LeMaire
Price: Free! Words: 17,600. Language: English. Published: August 11, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs(5.00 from 1 review)
In a series of anecdotes I describe my experiences living in Antwerp, Belgium during the German occupation of WW II. I was 7 years old when the war broke out and 11 at the end. While I experienced some of the hardships of that era, I also have memories that made me think of it being an "adventure". Realizing now the darkness of that era, I apologize for the lighthearted tone in the book .
America Redux: Impressions of the United States After Thirty-Five Years Abroad by John Walters
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 49,240. Language: English. Published: December 12, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
In 1976 John Walters left the United States in search of adventure and literary inspiration. He lived for many years in India, Bangladesh, Italy, and Greece. Finally, faced with the economic catastrophe in Greece and the lack of opportunities for his sons, he returned to the land of his birth. Without home, without job, without resources, he confronted his own country as if for the first time.
Die toten Lebensretter by Jens Löser
Price: $2.42 USD. Words: 21,910. Language: German. Published: October 9, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Literary biography, Fiction » Biographical
Es handelt sich um einen in der „Er“-Form (auch der „Typ“) verfassten, autobiographischen Roman, der mit futuristischen Zyklen verflochten ist. Er handelt von meinem ereignisreichen Leben, in dem ich sehr viele Höhen und Tiefen durchlaufen musste. Geprägt durch manisch/depressive Phasen seit meinem 23. Lebensjahr, war ich ...
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.
Willie – The Man, the Myth and the Era, Texas Roots/California Dreams by Pegasus Books
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 15,760. Language: English. Published: July 12, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Biography, Nonfiction » Biography » Political biography
Willie – The Man, the Myth and the Era is the historical and biographical account of California’s Willie Brown and the era in which he served in the legislature.
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.
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.
Snake In The Grass by Rhonda Hunnel
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 73,200. Language: English. Published: January 25, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » True Crime » Missing persons
How many of us have used the idea "what if", and my life would have been different. We cannot go back and change what is already done. We learn by the example of others. You can learn by these true stories of real life experiences that will make you cry, feel angry or stand triumphant. The choice is yours to find change and live a better life for yourself and your children.
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.
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.
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.