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The Blows of Yesteryear: An American Saga
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.
Huomenna hoitoon
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.
Recipes and Road Stories: Life on the Road with Sisters Hannah and Caroline Melby of the duo HanaLena
Price: $4.95 USD. Words: 47,590. Language: English. Published: September 10, 2014 by Sartoris Literary. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Woman biographies, Nonfiction » Cooking, Food, Wine, Spirits » American / Southern States
Sisters Hannah and Caroline Melby are country music artists who perform under the name HanaLena. A popular Nashville-based touring band, they perform all over the United States. This book is a collection of their adventures, along with recipes they have gathered. It will make you laugh, it will make you cry, and it will make you hungry for deep-fried Oreos.
Bombs and Butterflies: Over the Hill in Laos
Price: $1.70 USD. Words: 32,260. Language: English. Published: June 7, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » Trip Journals, Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Jo Carroll knew too little about Laos when she stepped off the long boat in Huay Xai. Did you know that Laos is the most bombed country in the world? She didn't. Yet the sight of a flock of butterflies, rising again and again to flutter at sunset, reflect the courage of Laos and her people as they pick themselves up and dares to share their secrets.
The Two: A Biography of the Original Siamese Twins
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.
Stand Against the Wind
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.
Boston, Springfield and Civil War Massachusetts
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 33,130. Language: English. Published: February 21, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » History » American, Nonfiction » Biography » Military biography
Ted Clarke, award-winning producer of television history shows and author of many books of Boston-area and Massachusetts history, brings us a succinct and easily-read history of the major role of the Bay State in the Civil War. A listing of his work may be found at the end of this book.
Nice Guys, Freaks & Creeps: a Dating Memoir
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.
Who Is Katie Holmes?
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.
My Dyslexic Journey
Price: $2.50 USD. Words: 6,730. Language: English. Published: March 5, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Diseases / genetic, Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
(4.00 from 2 reviews)
A personal view of Dyslexia and associated conditions. Exploring the ups as well as the downs.
Tea and Me
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.
The Men Behind Mob Wives: Anthony “TG” Graziano
Series: The Men Behind Mob Wives, Book 4. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 3,480. Language: American English. Published: September 11, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Criminals & outlaws, Nonfiction » True Crime » Organized crime
Anthony Graziano, also known as “TG”, is a mobster who refused to become a federal government witness. He was born in Staten Island, New York in 1940. He grew up during a time when being a mobster was something most youngsters only dreamed of. He is well known as a Consigliere and Capo of the Bonanno Crime Family. He's the father of Renee Graziano of VH1 Mob Wives.
St Patrick to Grattan - Selected Irish Lives
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 13,100. Language: Commonwealth English. Published: March 12, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography
A short glimpse into some selected Irish Lives, from St Patrick to Grattan, to celebrate St Patrick's Day.
After The Bombs - My Berlin
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.
Passionaries: Turning Compassion Into Action
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 Making of a Two-bit Mystic: Motorcycle Days
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 61,050. Language: English. Published: March 22, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues
One part of the book is taking the reader along on what was really a pretty messed up 1200 mile motorcycle ride. The other part considers ideas from Thoreau’s Walden and Robert Pirsig’s Zen and the Art of Motorcycle Maintenance. As the author rides, He continues a conversation from these two books on how we should be living.
America Redux: Impressions of the United States After Thirty-Five Years Abroad
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
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 ...
Rude Biker Chick
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 26,200. Language: English. Published: February 12, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Self-improvement » Codependency, Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
(5.00 from 1 review)
Rude Biker Chick: Lessons From My Daddy tells the story of Sash Walker growing up in the arms of her biker father. Divorce, separation, and death took her away from the one person who taught her to love. Eventually learning to ride her own motorcycle,
How to Survive When the Government Takes Your Kids: Written By a Woman Who Lost Her Kids and Survived, Barely
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 7,820. Language: English. Published: November 16, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Self-improvement » Depression, Nonfiction » Biography » Woman biographies
Everything was going fine, until February 13th 2008. I woke up at 7am, before everyone. I checked on the kids, they were still sleeping, and then I made the mistake that I will regret for the rest of my life. I laid back on the couch and fell asleep…