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Willie – The Man, the Myth and the Era, California’s Initiatives
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 34,940. Language: English. Published: May 18, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Activism, Nonfiction » Biography » Political biography
Willie – The Man, the Myth and the Era is the historical and biographical account of California’s Willie Brown and the era in which he served in the legislature. California’s Initiatives takes up the history of the initiative process and the manner in which it has been used in California.
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.
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.
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.
Marching Orders
Price: Free! Words: 7,760. Language: English. Published: August 2, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Christian Life / Inspirational, Nonfiction » Biography » Military biography
(5.00 from 1 review)
Military service and life in the Kingdom of God have a great deal in common. The author explores some of the similarities by drawing on his own experiences in the United States Air Force and his life as a Christian.
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.
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.
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
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.
The Horror... The Horror: An Autobiography
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 29,690. Language: English. Published: May 27, 2013 by Crossroad Press. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Available for the first time, The Horror... The Horror provides a look into the life and mind of author Rick Hautala. From his days as a child in Massachusetts, to his days in college at the University of Maine in Orono, to the early days of his writing career along with Stephen King's involvement, and ultimately to where his life and career stood in 2009, his autobiography is a compelling read.
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.
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.
The Chrysanthemum Throne [Kindle Edition]
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 47,040. Language: English. Published: February 26, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Adventurers & explorers
With all the recent Japanese quake and tragic tsunami and nuclear problem now in the forefront of the news, and THE CHRYSANTHEMUM THRONE book to movie now in the works this new novel is now more relevant than ever! This rich, superbly written tale is a colorful, dramatic account of the workings and inner sanctum of Japanese life and culture during Emperor Hirohito’s reign in The Imperial Court.
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?
Marbles
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 54,220. Language: English. Published: December 9, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Frontiers of Mortality, the singular memoir by Robert Biederman, is a collection of 21 unforgettable and extravagantly diverse personal experiences. Biederman examines life at inception, at death, and the many moral choices in between. His focus is on family relationships, their evolution and devolution as well as a few comic moments that reflect some of the absurdity in our judgment.
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.
Always In My Heart
Price: $8.00 USD. Words: 28,290. Language: English. Published: February 28, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Other biographies, Nonfiction » Relationships and Family » Ethics & morals
A new born baby’s mother, Adelaide, suffers from postpartum depression after his birth. Adelaide’s depression drowns her in its tidal wave of darkness and her husband’s decisions leave her helpless and without hope. Yet Graham, who has never known his mother, feels that his mother is in his heart and not far away from him, despite the lies, secrecy and neglect surrounding her 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.
Snowbird
Price: $4.88 USD. Words: 72,310. Language: English. Published: May 14, 2013 by SynergEbooks. Categories: Nonfiction » True Crime » Drug trade, Nonfiction » Biography » Criminals & outlaws
Andrew Richard Barnes was the man who flew the very first shipment of cocaine for the Medellin Cartel into the United States, and continued the dangerous trade for almost a full decade. He survived crashes and gunfire, treachery and betrayal. He also became the target of a determined assassination attempt by the Panamanian dictator, Manuel Noriega - and lived to tell the tale...
Boomer Down: From Fast Lane to Crashed Lane
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 35,890. Language: English. Published: June 10, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
Quintessential Boomer Steve Meltzer was living the limo-licious life of a Mad Men-style ad executive in Hong Kong. Great money, eye-popping travel, blue-chip clients. Teak-paneled suites, top-shelf martinis and speaking gigs all over Asia. When his firm died, he returned, jobless but hopeful, to the US--and crashed. Here is his witty, brutally honest, before-during-after story (some heard on NPR).