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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.
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.
War of the Currents by Alfonso Borello
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 4,670. Language: English. Published: March 2, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography, Nonfiction » Biography » Scientists, Inventors
HE TURNED NIGHT into day with the invention of alternating current which is still the standard today; he was the father of over one hundred patents, his genius was overshadowed by malefic individuals who called him a quintessential mad scientist; he was ripped off by Thomas Edison for fifty thousand dollars, and the FBI had a large dossier of him which later disappeared. In 1943 he was found dead.
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.
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.
Making Lemonade With Ben: The Audacity to Cope by Katherine Perreth
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 115,210. Language: English. Published: March 8, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Inspiration » Personal inspiration
Seven-year-old Ben is found in a coma, suffers myriad disabilities and, later, mental health issues. Yet, love wins. Narrated with irrepressible humor by the quirky mom, this award- winning tale culminates with Ben’s victorious invitation to Washington D.C., to represent Madison Children’s Museum at a national award ceremony.
Wounded Rangers by Dominic Hagans
Price: $5.50 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.
A Life Well Lived: Helen's Story by Annette Oaks Pierce
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.
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?
It's Good by Linda Higgins
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 63,380. Language: American English. Published: November 29, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Drawing from her own experiences living in Indonesia for 20 years, Linda Higgins writes about an adventure of a lifetime, bringing this colorful part of the world to life in a way that will stay with you long after you finish reading.
Tales of Lady Luck by Vito Zuppardo, Sr
Price: Free! Words: 47,460. Language: English. Published: May 9, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Inspiration » Personal inspiration, Nonfiction » Biography » Business biography
Tales of Lady Luck are stories during my twenty-five years in the gaming business. If you like, New Orleans and Las Vegas this book has the best of both cities. Taking you to great restaurants and night clubs in New Orleans and Las Vegas. The problems, demands, and things that went wrong are just too crazy to dream up. These stories are based on true events.
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.
Ad Mad by Kevin Somerville
You set the price! Words: 40,610. Language: English. Published: November 11, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Humor and satire, Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Ad Mad is a collection of humorous stories from the crazy world of advertising. You always thought that those stories about the crazy things that went on in advertising were a bit exaggerated. You’re about to learn that they were tame in comparison to the hilarious things that really happened. During the golden years of advertising things were a lot crazier than what they are today.
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.
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.
"Mummy where are you"? by Jim Laxton
Price: $10.99 USD. Words: 66,300. Language: English. Published: May 13, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
This is a non fiction memoir written by the Author which tells a remarkable story of betrayal to a two year old boy who was left alone on the 15th October 1936 Newcastle Australia. Police and child welfare were unable to solve a mystery that still exists today where are the parents? Political hurdles and no legislation existing to adopt a child without parent consent at that time created havoc.
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.