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Two for the Cabinet by Arthur Bustard
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?
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.
Who Is Katie Holmes? by Marc Shapiro
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.
Stand Against the Wind by Carol Harp Norman
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.
Mr. Olcott's Skies: An Old Book and a Youthful Obsession by Thomas Watson
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.
An Anti-Life: Memoirs of a Neurotoxic by AnAnonymousSurvivor
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 by Rod Brown
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.
Huomenna hoitoon by Jouko Kivinen
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.
Social Disability: One Person's Recovery Journey by Joseph Mulhern
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.
Hakuna Matata by ThinkWriteSpeak Library
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.
Passionaries: Turning Compassion Into Action by Barbara Metzler
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.
The Two: A Biography of the Original Siamese Twins by Amy Wallace
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.
The People Under the House by Dene Hellman
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 107,040. Language: English. Published: September 10, 2014 by Second Wind. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography(4.00 from 1 review)
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.
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.
Who Wants A Cookie? by Peter 9 Bowman
Price: Free! Words: 1,600. Language: American English. Published: October 19, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Home and Garden » Sustainable living
Life on a small mountainside homestead holds risks and rewards long forgotten by city-folk. This is a small but true story of disaster averted.
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.
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.
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.
The Killing of an Author by Richard Crasta
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
Things My Mother Used to Say by Elizabeth T. Pardo
Price: Free! Words: 10,520. Language: English. Published: January 11, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir, Nonfiction » Biography » Woman biographies
A multi-chapter journey through our shared past, Things My Mother Used to Say tries to recapture my mother's most important sayings and figure out not only why she said them, but how they relate to my life today.