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The Most Interesting People in Politics and History, Volume 2: 250 Anecdotes
Series: The Most Interesting People in Politics and History, Book 2. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 29,450. Language: English. Published: November 25, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Biography, Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography
A sample: Activist Abbie Hoffman was under constant surveillance by government agents for five years. He handled this situation well—when he needed to go somewhere, he used to hitchhike and get a ride with the agents who were trailing him.
The Most Interesting People Who Live Life, Volume 2: 250 Anecdotes
Series: The Most Interesting People Who Live Life, Book 2. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 22,790. Language: English. Published: November 27, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography, Nonfiction » Biography » Celebrity biography
A sample: Jimmy Piersall was an amazing center fielder who could both make seemingly impossible catches and rifle the baseball to home plate. Manager Casey Stengel was once asked if his team would run on Mr. Piersall. Mr. Stengel replied, “Oh, sure. We’ll run on him—every time somebody hits the ball over the center-field fence.”
Angels on My Shoulders
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 57,940. Language: English. Published: November 21, 2013 by NewsHooks 2 NewsBooks. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
Canadian author CatherineAnne Ball shares her pain and triumph over years of abuse by her father within a fraternal social system that still abuses children.
A Hairdresser's Diary
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 55,960. Language: English. Published: December 11, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Inspiration » Personal inspiration
Hairdressing: an act of transformation. We search for the right hairdresser. Telling them stories about our lives that we don’t share with everyone. They become the keeper of our diary. Sometimes we wonder what the world looks like from their eyes.
History, Heroism and Home
Series: History Comes to Life, Book 2. Price: $2.85 USD. Words: 58,210. Language: English. Published: February 20, 2012 by Mereo Books. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography, Nonfiction » Biography » Cultural heritage
History, Heroism & Home is the second in a quartet of books by Terence Kearey. It deals with life in Britain through the centuries from the perspective of his family. It relates how the Ciardha (‘Ciar’s people’) in the Ireland of the Dark Ages evolved into the modern Keareys, how holders of that name laboured, loved and fought through the centuries.
Not What We Were Expecting
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 74,610. Language: English. Published: November 7, 2014 by Fountain Blue Publishing. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Woman biographies
An adoption agency and birth mother want to take back a 3-month old baby boy from a couple who wanted to give him a loving home after learning that the adoptive mother was pregnant. The 22-year old biological mother (who had signed away all parental rights) said that she wanted the parents who adopted her son to not have their own biological children.
Remembrance of Dingbats
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 26,580. Language: English. Published: June 4, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Memories as written down for posterity, some funny, some heartbreaking, some in the form of dreams.
Memoirs of an American Family in Occupied Japan
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 52,050. Language: English. Published: March 11, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
This is a unique account by two Americans of their experiences in the vastly different culture of post-war Japan, during an exhilarating time of renewal, with insights into the economic reconstruction of Japan, and the common bonds of humanity that transcended the cultural divide.
From Blue Collar to Businessman
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 14,130. Language: English. Published: March 14, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Business biography, Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Motivational
Keller L. Coleman IV, better known as “Coach Keller,” went from Blue Collar to Businessman because he made a plan and made it happen. Many people have dreams and make plans they don’t know how to execute; hence they never come to fruition. I want to empower you to live the life of your dreams, not just by making a plan, but by seeing it through and making it happen.
Longing for Elsewhere
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 50,260. Language: English. Published: December 5, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
By the time she was eight years old, Renee Gibbons knew she had no one to rely on but herself. Born in a Dublin tenement she dreamed endlessly of escaping to elsewhere. At seventeen, full of dreams, she escaped to Paris with the help of a nun, a Hollywood actor and a kind stranger. Her memoir explores the themes entangled in her journey: identity, adventure, creativity and the passion for justice.
The Funniest People in Books: 250 Anecdotes
Series: The Funniest People in Books, Book 1 · The Funniest People in Books, Book 1. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 22,860. Language: English. Published: October 25, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Biography, Nonfiction » Biography » Celebrity biography
A sample anecdote: G.K. Chesterton visited Broadway and Times Square at night when the scene was brightly lit by advertising signs. He gazed at the sight for a while, then said to a friend, “How beautiful it would be for someone who could not read.”
Emmie Returns - A Memoir of Two Lifetimes
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 60,070. Language: English. Published: August 23, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » New Age » Reincarnation, Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Emmie Returns connects the lifetimes of two women who travel between Ireland and Canada in the process of coming into their own power. Whether you believe in reincarnation or not,you will be fascinated by Emmie’s descriptions of life in 1897. In her next lifetime,the author traces the emergence of feminine power in the 20th century with an intriguing demonstration of how karma applies to us all.
Странники среди звезд. Семейные хроники
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 32,450. Language: Russian. Published: September 9, 2011 by Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography
Сборник новелл, в которых заложено желание осмыслить жизнь и историю семьи на фоне сложной истории России ХХ века.
Fred Who?
Price: $9.95 USD. Words: 69,730. Language: English. Published: September 22, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Political biography
Fred Karger is not your average Republican candidate for president in 2012. For one thing, he's moderate. For another, he's Jewish. And for another, he's gay. In FRED WHO, Karger--with uncommon candor and poignant humor--answers the question that everyone from Sir David Frost to Rachel Maddow, from the New York Times to Politico, has been asking: Who the hell is Fred Karger?
After the Rosy-Fingered Dawn: A Memoir of Greece
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 41,210. Language: English. Published: July 1, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » By region, Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Greece has always been regarded as the birthplace of western civilization and a Mediterranean paradise. In The Iliad and The Odyssey Homer uses the magical epithet rosy-fingered dawn to describe the sunrise over a land of myth, fascination, and mystery. But when preconceptions and illusions are swept aside, what is Greece really like?
A Day in A Life
Price: $2.85 USD. Words: 63,470. Language: English. Published: October 13, 2012 by Mereo Books. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Woman biographies, Nonfiction » Inspiration » Personal inspiration
Janet Andrews has enjoyed a happy and fulfilled life, as packed with adventure and drama, love and laughter as she could have wished. But it has not been a carefree one. As a young woman she developed an acute form of multiple sclerosis, which has progressed until Janet, now in her sixties, is largely paralysed with the exception of partial movement in one arm and hand.
A Year in the Life of a Student Teacher
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 93,700. Language: British English. Published: September 27, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Teachers & educators, Nonfiction » Career Guides » Education
This is the diary of an office worker who decided to become a school teacher. I attempted the transition from quiet IT professional to loud scary school teacher. I left behind good friends interested in knowing what happened to me, so I began writing this diary. I had no idea it would be such an emotionally charged, powerful, funny, compelling, upsetting and profoundly life altering voyage.
Just When I Thought It Was Over
Price: $4.95 USD. Words: 10,250. Language: English. Published: July 11, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Inspiration » Personal inspiration
This book is about the author's life and how she defeated the odds of her childhood to become a successful college student, loving mother and wife. She always had dreams of becoming a professional career woman, but after an unexpected turn in life, she found herself secretly battling depression and anxiety. However, through the support of family and personal determination, she regained faith.
Keeping Faith
Price: $14.99 USD. Words: 54,290. Language: Simple English. Published: March 10, 2014 by MakeWay Publishing. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Keeping Faith is the biography of a man who has been described as one who has the ability to associate with the good, the bad, and the ugly without being tainted by the inconsistencies of those lives. It has been written in an entertaining manner for ease of read and relaxation, whilst you also learn those qualities that make for a life with good results.
Tallulah Tumour - Friend or Foe?
Price: $2.85 USD. Words: 12,780. Language: English. Published: March 11, 2014 by Mereo Books. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
Fiona Goldsby has emerged triumphant from the terrifying experience of suffering a serious brain tumour. She found very little written material was available to help her in her battle, so she has written Tallulah Tumour, Friend or Foe? to help others dealing with a similar diagnosis. It is intended to provide information about what the patient may expect, with tips to deal with the side effects.