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In His Majestys Footsteps
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 Killing of an Author
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
Resting Places of the Rich and Famous - R.I.P
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
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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.
Diary of a Would-be Translator
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."
The Man I Was
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 58,250. Language: English. Published: February 24, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Christian Life / Men’s Issues, Nonfiction » Biography » Religious biography
View A Very Touching Video Of An Actual Scene From This Book On YouTube @ http://youtu.be/Vjh7RTT9Va8 As a musician playing in clubs, he led a life of sin, adultery and divorce. But even after he become the “happily” married father of three; he lived for years as a self-centered workaholic focusing mainly on his career, his hobbies and his schedule. Until the tragic morning that he and
"Dad I Want To Be A Menudo!"
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.
Vince McMahon: The Unauthorized Biography of the WWE Chairman
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.
Snake In The Grass
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
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.
Wasted
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 47,420. Language: English. Published: September 17, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Criminals & outlaws, Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
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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.
Letters to the Granddaughter - The Story of Dillon Wallace of the Labrador Wild
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.
Rasurgam I shall rise again
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 85,050. Language: English. Published: July 1, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Rasurgam is a story of loss and reclamation. The story begins when Jeff Rider, an executive for a Chicago agency, leaves his job and the next day flies to Boston to watch his daughter receive her doctorate from Harvard. Jeff chronicles how life spirals downward to where he finds himself doing the deadliest of jobs, commercial fishing. Follow Jeff as he struggles to find equilibruim in his life.
Chickamauga, Chattanooga, Granger, Grant, and Grandpa
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."
Dandelion: A Memoir of a Free Spirit
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 67,620. Language: English. Published: September 4, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Inspiration » Personal inspiration
Catherine James longed to get away from her young, beautiful, and wickedly irresponsible mother: to her beloved grandmother or glamorous Aunt Claire or dashing race-car driver father—who had never been a part of her life. She had not wanted to escape to a California orphanage. It wasn’t until a chance meeting with a very young Bob Dylan that Catherine was inspired to make her escape.
An Aussie Takes A Punt - Mat McBriar's journey from Australia to the NFL
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 58,040. Language: English. Published: September 3, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Sports biography, Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Football & rugby
let's face facts - nfl fans really don't like punters. for a start the punter only comes on when their team's offence has failed. so in this book I've tried to do two things. the easy bit is tracing mat's adventure from australia via hawaii to the nfl. the hard bit is putting the case for why punters deserve a little bit more love from the fans. see if I can convince you to reconsider your view!
Willie – The Man, the Myth and the Era, Texas Roots/California Dreams
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.
Madam Courage
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 58,130. Language: English. Published: September 13, 2011 by Raider Publishing International. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Woman biographies
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By Martin Kari
The Work of Human Hands
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 130,970. Language: English. Published: September 25, 2012 by Crossroad Press. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Physicians & medical professionals
THE WORK OF HUMAN HANDS is a timeless medical journey through pioneering surgeon Dr. Hardy Hendren’s legendary operating room that the Los Angeles Times called “impossible to forget.” The new edition includes a fresh introduction and a greatly expanded epilogue updating readers on Hendren and patient Lucy Moore today.
Manga Poverty
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 22,600. Language: English. Published: June 25, 2013 by Junta Ueno. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
"Manga Poverty" is a frightening word. A publishing recession with no end in sight, combined with new technology and media that changes everything. In Japan, manga artists find themselves in debt despite working hard week after week. What does this spell for the manga industry? Follow as Sato Shuho stands up to the Japanese manga industry, and find out where his struggle leads him. Autobiography.
On the Amazon - Diary of an Irish Emigrant
Price: Free! Words: 12,590. Language: English. Published: June 13, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues, Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Two Irishmen, one canoe, the Amazon rainforest. What can possibly go wrong? Find out in this true short-story prequel to the 'On the Amazon – Diary of an Irish Emigrant' books.