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Anthony Strollo by Robert Grey Reynolds, Jr
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 5,020. Language: English. Published: December 23, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » True Crime » Organized crime, Nonfiction » Biography » Criminals & outlaws
Anthony Strollo became the chief lieutenant of Vito Genovese, who was head of a New York Crime family. Strollo disappeared in 1962 and his remains have never been found. There has been speculation that he disappeared voluntarily, perhaps going to Florida where his friend Joe Adonis lived. I have used old newspaper accounts, including columns by Jack Anderson and Drew Pearson, to do my research.
Railroad Worker Profiles Wake County North Carolina 1880-1917 by Robert Grey Reynolds, Jr
Price: $3.75 USD. Words: 7,400. Language: English. Published: January 17, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography, Nonfiction » Transportation » Railroads
My eBook profiles employees of the Seaboard Air Line Railroad, Raleigh and Augusta Air Line Railroad, and Southern Railway. Each of these railroad companies kept offices in Raleigh, Wake County, North Carolina by the late 19th century. Individual workers include train executives, conductors, moulders, firemen, engineers, clerks, and laborers. The text was compiled from city directories, 1880-1917.
Safeguard Our Flank by Terence Kearey
Price: $2.85 USD. Words: 28,410. Language: English. Published: March 17, 2014 by Mereo Books. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Terence Kearey was born in North Harrow in 1935, one of three children of a hard-working lower middle class family. His new book 'Safeguard Our Flank' focuses on a key campaign of the First World War in which his father, Regimental Sergeant Major (later Major) Albert Kearey, played a key role.
Not What We Were Expecting by Angela Dawn Vesely
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.
From Blue Collar to Businessman by Keller Coleman
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.
A Vicious Love Story by Teddie Dahlin
Price: $8.48 USD. Words: 83,320. Language: English. Published: August 28, 2014 by New Haven Publishing Ltd. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
The book tells the inside story of the romance between Teddie and Sid Vicious. Instead of the self-destructive caricature of popular myth, Teddie reveals a troubled, vulnerable and generous young man.
The Most Interesting People in Politics and History, Volume 2: 250 Anecdotes by David Bruce
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.
Heaven a Reality by Colette Brown
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 4,300. Language: English. Published: February 10, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs(5.00 from 3 reviews)
Forty seven years ago my dad passed away and shared with our family his experience with Heaven. Heaven a Reality is an account of our experience as a family with a near death experience and our dad's communication since his passing.
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.
Laughter and Tears “A Veterinarian’s Memoir and Advice” by Kenneth Cohn
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 85,960. Language: English. Published: September 22, 2014 by Brighton Publishing LLC. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Reference
After practicing veterinary medicine for over 38 years, Dr. Cohn has written a memoir describing his adventures and the lessons he has learned and taught. He finishes the book with a lengthy appendix of valuable advice and lessons. This is a book to be cherished by pet owners; share in the laughter and tears and learn more about pets as you enjoy every page.
Emmie Returns - A Memoir of Two Lifetimes by Liz Woodburn
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.
Tallulah Tumour - Friend or Foe? by Fiona Goldsby
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.
Fred Who? by Fred Karger
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?
Titanic Odyssey of 'Becoming' by Kayleen Parr
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 31,600. Language: English. Published: July 4, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
This book sets out to bring an awareness in regard to the conscious reality base - the thought structure - that life experience is drawn from. It highlights the mind’s choices of alignment but, before an informed decision can be made, one has to know the possibilities of such choice.
She's Not Herself by Linda Appleman Shapiro
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 60,830. Language: English. Published: December 3, 2014 by Dream of Things. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Psychology » Mental illness
Young Linda grew up with a mother who was “not herself.” Years later, as a psychotherapist, the author looks back on her childhood in an effort to understand her mother’s mental illness and make sense of the effects of multi-generational traumas. The result is a memoir of love, loss, loyalty, and healing.
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: $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.”
From the Streets of London to the Streets of Gold by Clifford Edwards
Price: Free! Words: 18,720. Language: English. Published: November 18, 2015 by White Tree Publishing. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Biography » Religious biography
This is the personal story of Clifford Edwards, affectionately known as Brother Clifford by his many friends. Going from fame to poverty, he was sleeping on the streets of London with the homeless for twenty years, until Jesus rescued him and gave him an amazing mission in life. Brother Clifford tells his true story here, but in the third person, giving the glory to Jesus.
Longing for Elsewhere by Renee Gibbons
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.
Angels on My Shoulders by CatherineAnne Ball
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.