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The Man Behind The Brand - On The Can by Doug Gelbert
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,690. Language: English. Published: November 30, 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 Oscar Mayer? But who were these folks? Let’s look at the men behind the names we see when we pull cans out of our pantry.
The Most Interesting People Who Live Life, Volume 2: 250 Anecdotes by David Bruce
Series: The Most Interesting People Who Live Life, Book 2. Price: $0.99 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.”
The Fisherman of Halicarnassus by Roger Williams
Price: $6.00 USD. Words: 35,780. Language: English. Published: April 8, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Environmentalists & naturalists
Cevat Şakir Kabaağaçlı (1890–1973), known as the Fisherman of Halicarnassus, was the founder of the famous Mavi Yolculuk “BLUE VOYAGES”. A historian, humanist and ecologist, he was one of Turkey’s most popular writers and has been described as a modern Homer. This book explores life of the writer and the history and culture of these beautiful Aegean and Mediterranean sailing waters
Toigraphy by tayeba
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.
The Pink Marine Unloaded: A Collection of Letters I Sent to my Family from Marine Corps Boot Camp by Greg Cope White
Price: Free! Words: 9,090. Language: English. Published: June 14, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Military biography, Nonfiction » Gay and Lesbian » Politics and society(5.00 from 1 review)
This a collection of letters and pictures from my time in Marine Corps Boot Camp and is an ancillary piece to the best-selling memoir, The Pink Marine -- which is a true story about Marine Corps Boot Camp.
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.
The Tongues of Men and Angels by Wayne Gregory
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 83,360. Language: English. Published: August 12, 2014 by Rebel Satori Press. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Gay and lesbian, Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Born and raised in the evangelical Christian South of the sixties and seventies, Wayne Gregory hid his homosexuality from others and from himself for years until he was finally forced out in middle age. This story chronicles the beginnings of his struggle as an adolescent, his budding sexuality and simultaneous passion for God.
Weezie A Palm Beach Story: Fraud, Lies & A Columbian Mystery by Louise Ford
You set the price! Words: 65,150. Language: English. Published: April 20, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
The darker aspects of life are inflicted upon Weezie, and her family. The suffering inflicted upon her father, fraud, lies and an undisputed charge of bigamy are the sins of the step mother. But heart wrenching story will not get you down, as it is full of funny upbeat stories from Weezie's unusual life.
The Funniest People in Sports: 250 Anecdotes by David Bruce
Series: The Funniest People in Sports, Book 1. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 24,750. Language: English. Published: November 21, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Sports biography, Nonfiction » Biography » Celebrity biography
A sample: Joe Venuti played jazz violin much better than he played golf. After hitting the ball into the lake at the Lakeside Golf Club in Hollywood, Mr. Venuti became so frustrated that he threw his club into the water, then he threw his other clubs and golf bag into the water, then he picked up his caddy and threw him into the water, and finally he threw himself into the water.
Yes China! An English Teacher's Love-Hate Relationship with a Foreign Country by Clark Nielsen
You set the price! Words: 86,490. Language: American English. Published: May 14, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » By region, Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
Yes China! is a funny, self-deprecating, and brutally honest travelogue/memoir about teaching English in modern China. The author, an American fish out of water, shares a unique perspective on the Chinese classroom as well as what it's like growing up post Mormonism and how living abroad helped him overcome those insecurities.
Creación y bendición: Dios me habló para ti by Miriam Brit
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 23,760. Language: Spanish. Published: July 17, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Self-improvement » Religion and self-improvement, Nonfiction » Biography » Religious biography
A sus 33 años, Miriam publica este libro tras una trayectoria y recorrido de viajes físicos constantes que la llevaron al mejor de los viajes: el conocimiento espiritual de la mano de Dios. El 10% de los beneficios de este libro se destinará al crecimiento de una organización guiada por Miriam Brit para el pobre y el afligido.
The Saint of the Impossible: Everything You Wanted to Know About Saint Jude by Brian Morgan
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 18,870. Language: English. Published: August 24, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Christianity / Saints & Sainthood, Nonfiction » Biography » Religious biography
Many know of Saint Jude, but few know about him. This is the story of the Patron of Desperate Cases, the Saint of Last Resort. It tells about his family, travels, miracles, petitions, prayers of thanks. It’s all here, at last; Details of his life that waited 2000 years to be told.
Snake In The Grass by Rhonda Hunnel
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.
World Without End [+] Endless Footprints by Akintola Williams
Price: $20.00 USD. Words: 62,660. Language: Simple English. Published: March 10, 2014 by MakeWay Publishing. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Inspiration » Personal inspiration
These publications contain the stories of two unique individuals whose combined strengths brought them the admiration of people from far and wide. These are wonderful stories that are spiced with wit and important principles that can be adopted, in what is called the Iconic Principles, which come up at the end of each chapter. These stories will continue to instruct even generations yet unborn.
Странники среди звезд. Семейные хроники by Эсфирь Коблер
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 32,450. Language: Russian. Published: September 9, 2011 by izdat-knigu.ru. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography
Сборник новелл, в которых заложено желание осмыслить жизнь и историю семьи на фоне сложной истории России ХХ века.
In His Majestys Footsteps by Vasit Dejkunjorn
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.
Mama Chuy, una fe sin fronteras by Noel Diaz
Price: $12.00 USD. Words: 30,750. Language: Spanish. Published: October 14, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Woman biographies, Nonfiction » Inspiration » Personal inspiration
"Una fe sin fronteras" Una historia verídica de una mujer emigrante que logra lo inimaginable. "Mamá Chuy" madre de Noel Díaz.
The Funniest People in Books: 250 Anecdotes by David Bruce
Series: The Funniest People in Books, Book 1 · The Funniest People in Books, Book 1. Price: $0.99 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.”