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Clara Luper: Civil Rights Pioneer
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 7,260. Language: English. Published: January 9, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » People of color, Nonfiction » History » Social history
Though a school teacher by profession and proud of it, Clara Luper courageously began early in her career a life-long battle against racism. She made local and national news in 1958 when she organized a small group of teenagers (including her own children) and led them in a sit-in a drugstore diner which did not serve Black people. They persisted, day after day, and were successful.
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.
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.
250 Anecdotes About Opera
Price: $1.00 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.”
Rebecca Black: Her Story So Far
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,390. Language: English. Published: June 5, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Celebrity biography
A revealing insight into the life of singer Rebecca Black, who shot to fame in 2011 with her song 'Friday'. The book examines Rebecca's childhood interest in performance and gives a detailed insight into 2011, a rollercoaster year of success and notoriety for the 14 year old.
La historia de Sun Tzu
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 79,710. Language: Spanish. Published: January 5, 2014 by LD Books - Lectorum. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography, Nonfiction » History » Asian
La historia de Sun Tzu es su biografia, pero ademas incorpora el espiritu y contenido de El Arte de la Guerra, primer clasico de la ciencia militar del mundo y al mismo tiempo un gran tratado para fomentar la paz. Es una lectura imprescindible para quienes buscan profundizar en el conocimiento de la ciencia militar en el mundo y en la filosofia de Sun Tzu.
St Patrick to Grattan - Selected Irish Lives
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 13,100. Language: Commonwealth English. Published: March 12, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography
A short glimpse into some selected Irish Lives, from St Patrick to Grattan, to celebrate St Patrick's Day.
UKIYO-E Poems from the Floating World
Price: $1.50 USD. Words: 5,470. Language: English. Published: July 25, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Collection of Poetry authored by Ilona Garrett.
With Sai Baba by My Side
Price: $11.99 USD. Words: 88,150. Language: English. Published: October 9, 2014 by Erik Istrup Publishing. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Devotional
Marguerite Jalving, stands firm in her own opinions. She gives vent to spontaneous anger as well as enthusiasm and sometimes less humble thoughts to Sai Baba, when He goes too far. At the same time, she feels the deepest affection and humble surrender for the divine, which is this book’s paradox. The book is both humorous and deeply devotional. Illustrated with Sai Baba’s artwork via Jalving.
Confesiones. San Agustin
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 60,480. Language: Spanish. Published: December 4, 2013 by LD Books - Lectorum. Categories: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Christian Ministry / Discipleship, Nonfiction » Biography » Religious biography
Esta selección contiene la sustancia de la obra con la que San Agustín logró un análisis penetrante respecto a las más complejas impresiones del alma, a la elevación del sentimiento y a la profundidad de sus visiones filosóficas.De todos los trabajos del llamado santo doctor de la Iglesia católica, ninguno ha sido más leído y admirado universalmente, como este.
The Carpe Noctem Interviews - Volume 2
Series: The Carpe Noctem Interviews, Book 2. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 60,570. Language: English. Published: September 27, 2011 by Crossroad Press. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Military biography
ZED PRESENTS... The Carpe Noctem Interviews - Volume Two The unequaled second offering of classic Carpe Noctem interviews by Thom Carnell features in-depth conversations with Frank Miller, Clive Barker, Stuart Gordon, David Schow, Caitlin R. Kiernan, Nacho Cerda, Tom Rainone, Viggo Mortensen, and two never-released interviews with Budgie (The Creatures) and artist Hajime Soryama.
Flygirl Adventures: An Autoflyography
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 190,400. Language: British English. Published: March 14, 2013 by Austin Macauley. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Transportation » Aviation / Commercial
A candid, funny heart-warming account of one girl's struggle to achieve her dream - to fly! And it's all here - the agonies and ecstasies of failure and triumph. Initially rejected as an air hostess, Mays then became a flying instructor and subsequently an executive jet pilot for the world's rich and famous, thereby offering us a unique glimpse into the world of private jet travel.
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 55,740. Language: English. Published: February 15, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
A brutally honest search for psychological self-awareness. One mans’ story of battling drug addiction, alcohol abuse, incarceration and his own demons. Autobiographically, the writer invites us to share a disturbingly frank journey, living on the streets of England, surviving horrors and committing horrific acts upon him self and others.
The Story of an African Doctor
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 36,870. Language: English (South African dialect). Published: April 12, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Physicians & medical professionals, Fiction » Plays & Screenplays » African
This is a semi-biographical account of the life of a doctor from the time he was born until he ended his career as a general practitioner to specialise
Die toten Lebensretter
Price: $2.42 USD. Words: 21,910. Language: German. Published: October 9, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Literary biography, Fiction » Literature » Biographical
Es handelt sich um einen in der „Er“-Form (auch der „Typ“) verfassten, autobiographischen Roman, der mit futuristischen Zyklen verflochten ist. Er handelt von meinem ereignisreichen Leben, in dem ich sehr viele Höhen und Tiefen durchlaufen musste. Geprägt durch manisch/depressive Phasen seit meinem 23. Lebensjahr, war ich ...
The Funniest People in Books: 250 Anecdotes
Series: The Funniest People in Books, Book 1 ยท The Funniest People in Books, Book 1. Price: $1.00 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.
I Would Rather Have Root Canal Every Week for the Rest of My Life Than Ever Buy a House Again
Price: $1.85 USD. Words: 30,130. Language: English. Published: February 7, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
If author Joel Samberg had a dollar for every time someone told him he should write a book about his recent experience selling his house in New Jersey and buying another one in Connecticut, he'd have enough money to run for President. And if he ran and won, his first order of business would be to put every real estate agent, mortgage broker and home inspector in jail. For life. Why? Read the book.
Playing The Game: How Triple H Became the Heir Apparent to the WWE Empire
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 12,780. Language: English. Published: March 5, 2013 by Sports Entertainment Publishing. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Celebrity biography
"Playing The Game: How Triple H Became the Heir Apparent to the WWE Empire" is an explosive, compelling, and unauthorized new account of Triple H's life, career, and ascension to power within World Wrestling Entertainment.
To Live On Anyway… A Memoir
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 64,360. Language: English. Published: May 6, 2014 by AuthorMike Ink. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Woman biographies, Nonfiction » Relationships and Family » Family relationships
To Live on Anyway documents one mother's struggle after losing her child in the catastrophic 2004 Tsunami.