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Under a Morning Glory Cloud
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 70,480. Language: English. Published: April 3, 2014 by Bookpal Australia. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
This book is about five little girls who lived in a small remote town in the Gulf of Carpentaria, Queensland, Australia. After their mother died, the girls at the age of ten to two along with a young lad who the family had taken in lived on their own in an old haunted house when their father had to work away from home.
Whisper of Truth
Price: $5.50 USD. Words: 47,330. Language: English. Published: March 25, 2014 by Memoirs Publishing. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Born in 1918, Mary joined the Special Operations Executive at the outbreak of the Second World War, meeting Sir Winston Churchill and dealing with top-secret documents. She went on to carry out vital work preparing undercover agents for dangerous missions in France. After the war Mary married a member of a prominent family of French architects and spent most of the rest of her life in France.
Diary of Edna Mary Conant Caldwell
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 32,960. Language: American English. Published: March 7, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Diary of Edna Mary Conant Caldwell (1855-1916), with notes by Patricia Mitchell and Joseph George Caldwell.
Tomorrow's Road Home
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 29,690. Language: American English. Published: September 30, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
(5.00 from 3 reviews)
In 1989, Mel Carney set out to write a different kind of Christmas letter, and he dipped into his memories of growing up on an Iowa farm in the 40s and 50s. Over the years, his stories traveled from the farm to Viet Nam to the aftermath of 9/11 and became a way to connect the next generation with a childhood where hard work, faith and close family bonds created a backbone that supports him today.
Guru Nanak Dev (A Brief Biography)
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 14,530. Language: English. Published: July 26, 2014 by Mahesh Dutt Sharma. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Philosopher biography, Nonfiction » Biography » Religious biography
One can find a perfect combination of simplicity and spirituality in the personality of Guru Nanak Devji. He was a prophet as well as a universal chief, a devotee and a mentor, a poet and a lyricist, a singer and a composer, a wanderer and a native. It is truly said, ‘Nanak Shah Monk. Hindu’s Guru and Muslim’s sectarian leader.
In the Shadow of an Artist: The Heidelberg Project
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 20,320. Language: English. Published: April 16, 2014 by DLW Publishing Co.. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Karen Guyton has stepped out from the shadow of her former husband to tell her story. “In the Shadow of an Artist: The Heidelberg Project” is Guyton’s account of how she and then husband, Tyree, started a neighborhood art development. Guyton tells of the mental and physical contributions she made to the Detroit project which has become internationally known.
When the Sun Comes Up
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 26,430. Language: English. Published: April 22, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Inspiration » Spiritual inspiration, Nonfiction » Biography » Woman biographies
'When the Sun Comes Up' is a series of stories about my journey, from a devastating childhood, through teenage alcoholism, a heart-wrenching love relationship, to my near-death-experience, and the insights that were gained. Her strength and determination to overcome came from an awareness of something greater than herself.
Bye-Bye America: I've Found a Better Home
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 72,260. Language: English. Published: November 19, 2013 by Fideli Publishing. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Teachers & educators, Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
The title of this book means what it says — I say “goodbye” to living and working in America. I had indeed “found a better home” in a country (Canada!) where the academic position I aspired to at that time was available. Hence, what I have done by writing and publishing this book is to unofficially—but literally in many ways—publish my “goodbye” to the country of my birth.
Maturing With God
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 50,960. Language: English. Published: June 6, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Religious biography, Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Spiritual awakening
This is Jerry’s life-story of finding God and growing with Him until He became a personal all powerful loving Father. Jerry grew up in the slums with many problems. Major conflicts seemed to follow him. Some were even life threatening. Devine intervention as Jerry grew because of his dependence on God. He presents scientific proof using Einstein's method that a personal loving God exists.
Yes, We Treat Aardvarks
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 64,430. Language: English. Published: January 4, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Humor and satire, Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
He's operated on whales, administered antibiotics to performing lions, barely escaped alive after treating unpredictable chimps, cared for every imaginable household pet. Well-known veterinarian, cartoonist, writer, and leading authority on horse behavior - Dr. Robert M. Miller shares his memoirs of a life filled with all the joys and tragic moments that caring for, and loving, animals brings.
Van Goghs Vrouwen: Tragische Liefdes door Nienke Bos en Liesbeth Heenk
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 11,860. Language: Dutch. Published: January 4, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Artists, Nonfiction » Biography » Artists, architects, & photographers
Van Gogh koesterde altijd het verlangen naar een vrouw bij wie hij liefde en aandacht kon vinden en die hem de geborgenheid van een gezin zou geven. Zij zou ook een belangrijke rol bij zijn kunstenaarschap vervullen. Verschillende vrouwen passeren de revue: een rouwende weduwe, een zwangere prostituee, een labiele buurvrouw en een café eigenaresse. Alle relaties waren tot mislukken gedoemd.
Land of the Unexpected
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 74,840. Language: English. Published: February 23, 2012 by Artemis Publishers Ltd. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Adventurers & explorers
When an architect who had previously lived for six years in Fiji, finds an advertisement in the Daily Telegraph, it starts off an exciting adventure.Take a seat and fly to the ‘Land Of The Unexpected’ and learn of Papua New Guinea, made up of a mountainous mainland and far flung islands.
Escape Story
Price: $14.38 USD. Words: 36,000. Language: British English. Published: November 7, 2012 by Imaginative Minds. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Children's Books » History / Holocaust
This child's view of the holocaust is a unique and moving story as well as an important historical record.
The Uncommon Herd
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 57,890. Language: English. Published: July 17, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Written in 1853 it tells the hard truth about childhood in rural Aberdeenshire. Schooling clashes with having to earn frugal wages cow-herding or other rural tasks. Intelligence, hard work, honesty and good fortune are rewarded when he becomes the Master’s man-servant. Not Downton Abbey, but a fascinating, amusing account of Upstairs and Downstairs in a branch of Scotland’s renowned Gordon family
A Time for Change
Price: $1.49 USD. Words: 38,620. Language: English. Published: September 9, 2011 by Jeamel Publishing Limited. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » True Crime » General crimes
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
A romantic suspense novella based on a true story set on a Caribbean cruise.
DutyBound
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 20,740. Language: Commonwealth English. Published: December 2, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Biographical anthologies, Nonfiction » History » War
A true story of a police inspector who becomes a spy for the Allies during the Japanese Occupation of Singapore in World War II. He is tasked to smuggle classified documents out from a POW camp which could prevent another major invasion. This book was written based on the notes Halford Boudewyn left behind shortly before his death. Now for the first time, his complete story can be told.
Lindsay Lohan: Fully Loaded, from Disney to Disaster, An Unauthorized Biography
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 47,740. Language: English. Published: September 19, 2014 by Riverdale Avenue Books. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Celebrity biography
Lindsay Lohan is quite literally a train wreck for the internet age. Her every misstep, personal and professional disaster and emotional trip into career suicide has been chronicled to the point of overkill in the tabloids and gossip sites. Lindsay Lohan: Fully Loaded: From Disney to Disaster:
Long Climb Back: Trekking Through Loss and Beyond
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 72,490. Language: Canadian English. Published: September 5, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
In Long Climb Back, writer Rita Hartley traces her journey through loss after the sudden tragic death of her husband. As part of her healing journey, Rita decided to climb Mt. Kilimanjaro — a lifetime dream that her husband had before he ran out of time. Her climb also raised money to grant a child’s wish through Make-A-Wish Foundation and inspired that child's parents, and others, to do the same.
The Man Behind The Brand - Fun and Games
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 6,110. Language: English. Published: November 29, 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, Kellogg, Chevrolet, Kraft, Gerber. Nowhere to be found. How many names are more famous than Howard Johnson or Oscar Mayer? But who were these folks? Let’s take a look at the men behind the names on the games we play...
Toigraphy
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 31,960. Language: English. Published: February 12, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » By region, Nonfiction » Biography » Adventurers & explorers
This is a tale of a Pakistani girl who braves the joys and excitement of trotting over Europe in five months. She visits Vienna, Salzburg, Venice, Rome, Florence, Pisa, Budapest, Ljubljana, Munich, Prague, Paris, Barcelona and lives a dream in Graz. There are many adventures on the way,plenty of missed buses and trains, and always the resilience to arrive at her destination no matter what.