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250 Anecdotes About Opera
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 31,270. Language: English. Published: April 26, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Music » Opera, Nonfiction » Biography » Celebrity biography
This book contains 250 anecdotes about opera, including this one: Theater director Tyrone Guthrie was a fan of opera — and especially of Verdi’s Requiem. Often, he would sing along with his recording and shout, “Yes! Yes!” His wife, Judy, occasionally asked him, “Tony, can we just listen to it?” Mr. Guthrie always replied by shouting, “No — get involved.”
Rain-in-the-Face: Was He the Man Who Killed Custer?
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 7,320. Language: English. Published: November 26, 2012 by LearningIsland.com. Categories: Nonfiction » Children's Books » Biography & Autobiography / Historical, Nonfiction » Biography » Native Americans
The name Rain-in-the-Face struck fear into the hearts of white men. He was a fierce Sioux warrior who fought in many battles. One of those fights was the Battle of the Little Bighorn, where General George Armstrong Custer was killed. Many people say Rain-in-the-Face killed Custer. Others said that he killed Tom Custer, General Custer’s brother, and cut out his heart. What is the truth?
Railroad Worker Profiles Wake County North Carolina 1880-1917
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.
By The Blood of My Redeemer
Price: Free! Words: 2,560. Language: American English. Published: September 23, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Christian Life / General, Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
A Christian testimony by Nathan Zhang. Written for a class I am taking, which is being held at my church.
Traveling Softly and Quietly
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 92,090. Language: American English. Published: October 4, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues, Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
A young man's journey for meaning on and off the beaten path.
If I Can Do It, You Can Too!
Price: $4.95 USD. Words: 39,270. Language: English. Published: February 14, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
A heart-wrenching, but ultimately uplifting memoir of a woman who overcame a paralyzing fear of public speaking to eventually host her own talk show.
The Patriot King
You set the price! Words: 4,370. Language: English. Published: June 28, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography, Nonfiction » History » American
(4.50 from 2 reviews)
The Patriot King explores the life and times of an American hero. The book is filled with shadow information that turned this hero into an iconic figure. All readers can take a guess at just who this figure is. Whether you are old or young, the Patriot King delivers an impressive look into the American past.
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?
Stuff Like Marbles 'n Things
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 36,400. Language: English. Published: May 17, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Biographical anthologies
An anthology of memories and musings that may have you laughing hysterically, crying uncontrollably, or melting with deep, abiding affection. At times having you wonder if such things could be true, while triggering, or perhaps more accurately, spontaneously exhuming similar memories of your own. Yeah, they're true, like Garrison Keillor's powder milk bisquits are pure, mostly.
Hidden Tiger Raging Mountain: Over the Hill in Nepal
Price: $1.70 USD. Words: 28,040. Language: English. Published: September 18, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » Trip Journals, Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Jo Carroll decided it was time to pack her rucksack and get back to the mountains. Little things like a pension and bus pass were not enough to put her off. Besides, after her gap year, she knew all about travelling now. But Nepal had other ideas. Storms raged in the mountains; strikes made transport impossible. And then there was the tiger …
Адриан Тимофеев Лукьяновская тюрьма. Киев Украина.1903 – 1906. Доклады о философии,об анархизме и терроризме, прочитанные в тюрьме. Часть 4.
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,670. Language: Russian. Published: August 9, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
The revolution started in Russian Empire in 1905. Russian Revolution was a wave of mass political and social unrest. Adrian Feodorovich Timofeev was born in Kursk in 1882 and participated in all these events in 1902-1917. Русские ключевые слова: террор,анархизм, революционер,народник,Адриан Тимофеев, Лукьяновская тюрьма, лекция, библиотека, взрыв,подкоп, побег, бомба, фотографический аппарат
Russian Documents Mongolian Dust
Price: $4.00 USD. Words: 135,210. Language: English. Published: August 26, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » Specialties & interests, Nonfiction » Biography » Adventurers & explorers
An adventure travelogue. Driving overland from Australia to the Netherlands via Korea, Russia, Mongolia, Kazakhstan, across a stormy Black Sea to Bulgaria and onwards. I fell in love with Mongolia, land of blue sky and nomads. In freezing temperatures, there's nothing like camping in the wild to stretch you way out of your comfort zone. Jump into this story with me and you'll experience it.
Mended: Thoughts on Fear, Love, and Leaps of Faith
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 19,790. Language: English. Published: March 14, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Christian Life / Women’s Issues, Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
A collection of inspirational essays about anxiety, depression, faith, and God.
The Nashville Bounty Hunters: True Stories About The Team That Captured Twenty Fugitives In Thirty Six Hours
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 22,760. Language: English. Published: November 11, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Law enforcement
This book is about the history of bounty hunting, the ins and outs of the field, and some personal experiences my team has had tracking, apprehending, and incarcerating Tennessee's fugitives from justice.
G.M.O. General Medical Officer
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 71,920. Language: English. Published: September 16, 2014 by Prominent Books, LLC. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
G.M.O. represents a humorous but actual account about life in military medicine in the post Vietnam era in the United States. All of the situations occur within the confines of military installations that treats active duty military personnel, dependents of these personnel, and military retirees.
Rabindranath Tagore
Price: $3.50 USD. Words: 10,680. Language: English. Published: November 16, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography
Through the life of one person events of an era may be revealed.This is the case with Rabindranath Tagore, a man whose influence lasted long after his life was complete.Tagore won a Noble Prize and was knighted by King George V. Designed for young readers, this biography entertains and informs.To read about Tagore is to learn about an epoch. Included are many vivid photos and a brief study guide.
Colors of Oppression
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 11,890. Language: English. Published: October 22, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Criminals & outlaws
Charles Carpenter, the author of the revered memoir Handcuffed does it again with Colors of Oppression. The well written narrative explores the anatomy of the often hostile, racially divided prison environment detailing the social and psychological ramifications of oppression, and describes the wisdom needed to navigate through a microcosm of hatred, racism, deception, & prison...
Never Admit to Having a Senior Moment
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 21,750. Language: English. Published: December 9, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir, Nonfiction » General reference » Curiosities & wonders
A collection of stories from a man who has seen and done much in his 90+ years of life. He's wide-eyed and bushy-tailed and his perspective is invaluable. Have a slice of what an amazing person has to say about his life!
She's Not Herself
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.
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?