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The Chrysanthemum Throne [Kindle Edition] by Gary VanHaas
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.
Swimming with Maya: A Mother's Story by Eleanor Vincent
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 91,570. Language: English. Published: August 16, 2013 by Dream of Things. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir, Nonfiction » Self-improvement » Motivation and inspiration
In a memoir that has been called "heartbreaking and heart-healing," Eleanor Vincent shares an inspiring true story of courage, creativity, faith, and sheer tenacity as she seeks to find balance after unthinkable tragedy. "Vincent's poignant decision to donate Maya's organs will resonate with even hard-boiled readers." Booklist "A moving saga." Midwest Book Review
My Mother The Woman by Olufunmi Olutile
Price: Free! Words: 10,250. Language: English. Published: June 18, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs(5.00 from 2 reviews)
My Mother,The woman is a memoir on the life and times of a loving mother as seen through the eyes of her daughter. It is set to keep you in suspense, laughing and shedding tears all at the same time. The true life story of a girl born in the early 50s, her marriage, family, friendships and business are all touched in this emotional saga. The book also teaches life long lessons.
Never Admit to Having a Senior Moment by Mario V. Farina
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!
Hanging Out in Paris and Hollywood "The Turbulent Journey of a Filmmaker" by Aslam Ansari
Price: $10.00 USD. Words: 37,370. Language: English. Published: October 4, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Editors, journalists, & publishers, Nonfiction » Entertainment » Biography
Two CIA agents are shot dead outside the CIA headquarters in Langley by a Pakistani man Aimal Kansi. The story had hit the world news headlines. A filmmaker living in Paris sets out to make a film on this story, and aims to expose the truth beyond the news. He goes to Hollywood where the unexpected happens. And soon his life turns upside-down... A quest for idealism...
The Horror... The Horror: An Autobiography by Rick Hautala
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.
Inside Grey’s Anatomy: The Unauthorized Biography of Jamie Dornan by Marc Shapiro
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 40,270. Language: English. Published: February 9, 2015 by Riverdale Avenue Books. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Celebrity biography
Jamie Dornan came to the role of Christian Grey in the motion picture Fifty Shades of Grey as Hollywood's answer to a prayer when the original actor, Charlie Hunnam, left the picture a scant three weeks before production was set to begin. But the reality was that Dornan's being thrust into “Instant” celebrity was more than a decade in the making chronicled in entertaining depth in the Inside Gre
I Would Rather Have Root Canal Every Week for the Rest of My Life Than Ever Buy a House Again by Joel Samberg
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.
True Psychic Stories by Diana Armstrong
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 28,140. Language: English. Published: February 24, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
This is a short selelection of strange and psychic events that happpened to me over the years. All the events described are true.
Against The Flow - A True Story Beginning in 1930s Outback Australia by Ruth Ann Jellett
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 30,760. Language: English. Published: September 24, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
Life growing up in outback Queensland was tough in the 1930's. Ruth Ann Jellet should know, she lived it. In Against The Flow, her first book written just shy of her 80th birthday, she recalls the hardship and memories of a Queensland long gone.
The MoJo Guide to Coco Chanel by Mojo Guides
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 5,080. Language: English. Published: February 12, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Artists, architects, & photographers
Chanel was shrewd, chic and cutting edge. She had it all. The ability to design, to work a social network, to manage a business and to give women what they wanted - even if they didn’t know it themselves 'The MoJo Guide to Coco Chanel’ is a short distillation of all you need to know about this exceptional woman.
The Man the Sea Did Not Want by A R Dent
Price: Free! Words: 5,150. Language: English. Published: May 1, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Adventurers & explorers, Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Sailing
A story of a true event in a young man's life. The story was retold to a stranger and this is the conversation. A journey of discovery of becoming a man shortly after his twenty first birthday. Later he painted his experience in contemporary art and the art was the reason for the discussion.
The Great Lottery Pay-off by Gerry Skoyles
Price: Free! Words: 41,050. Language: English. Published: May 8, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
When a Buddhist monk becomes a millionaire after winning the Thai government lottery, life is never the same again for a seven times divorced British pensioner. Gerry Skoyles doesn't benefit financially, but has to negotiate immense obstacles subsequently created by an abbot in saffron robes. Unscheduled, often weird events provide an opportunity to explore exotic locations off beaten tracks.
Boomer Down: From Fast Lane to Crashed Lane by Steven M. Meltzer
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).
The Coolest People in Comedy: 250 Anecdotes by David Bruce
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 26,750. Language: English. Published: October 22, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Biography, Nonfiction » Biography » Celebrity biography
This book contains 250 anecdotes, including this one: Starting out as a stand-up comedian can be tough. Dallas comedian Sherry Belle remembers getting laughs her first time on stage; unfortunately, the audience was laughing at all the wrong places. For example, she finished a joke, but the audience didn’t laugh, so she said, “That was the punch line.” That made the audience laugh.
Marbles by Bob Biederman
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.
Passage by Sandy Powers
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 23,230. Language: English. Published: May 3, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Woman biographies, Nonfiction » History » American
Passage is a gripping story of murder, war, and intrigue. A baby girl is dropped off at an orphanage with prior adoption arrangements. Death steals the planned future of the child and replaces it with bleakness, abuse, and neglect,yet,the child manages to survive into a young woman with hope.
We All Have a Voice: My Mother's Story by Maha Al Fahim
You set the price! Words: 35,720. Language: English. Published: November 14, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Woman biographies, Nonfiction » Relationships and Family » Abuse / general
At the age of 14, Maha Al Fahim skillfully brings her mother's story to life in these pages, creating an inspiring testament to the power of speaking the truth, of bringing meaning to suffering, and of discovering what truly matters in this life. Her mother’s experiences highlight the denigrating effects of discrimination, the abuse of labor laws, and the corrupting power of greed.
Hertzan The Keyboard Entity Chimera by Mike Philbin
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 16,330. Language: English. Published: October 27, 2013 by Mike Philbin. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Literary biography
Hertzan Chimera – THE KEYBOARD ENTITY, the official biography of an invented writing persona came out in about 2004 as a 6” by 9” trade paperback, and it's probably still available on all good distribution sites.
Un Vistazo al Sueño Americano by Armando Fuentes
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 15,420. Language: Spanish. Published: February 17, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
“¿En qué oficinas trabajaste allá en Estados Unidos?” le preguntó Armando cándidamente a su amigo. “Allá nadie va a trabajar en oficinas,” le respondió secamente. “Razón por la que nunca voy a ir a Estados Unidos,” se dijo a sí mismo; mientras caminaba por la acera...