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Weezie A Palm Beach Story: Fraud, Lies & A Columbian Mystery by Louise Ford
You set the price! Words: 65,150. Language: English. Published: April 20, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
The darker aspects of life are inflicted upon Weezie, and her family. The suffering inflicted upon her father, fraud, lies and an undisputed charge of bigamy are the sins of the step mother. But heart wrenching story will not get you down, as it is full of funny upbeat stories from Weezie's unusual life.
The Saint of the Impossible: Everything You Wanted to Know About Saint Jude by Brian Morgan
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 18,870. Language: English. Published: August 24, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Christianity / Saints & Sainthood, Nonfiction » Biography » Religious biography
Many know of Saint Jude, but few know about him. This is the story of the Patron of Desperate Cases, the Saint of Last Resort. It tells about his family, travels, miracles, petitions, prayers of thanks. It’s all here, at last; Details of his life that waited 2000 years to be told.
Portsmouth Square Stories: Tales of A San Francisco Childhood by William Poy Lee
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 64,060. Language: American English. Published: July 10, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Essay » Literature
A bricolage of childhood stories circa 1950 San Francisco. The nabe center is Portsmouth Square: beatniks, writers, Irish hookers, Negro evangelicals, WW II vets, cops, and Chinese families gather to sun and protect the sacredness of childhood as urban Tom Sawyers race cable cars uphill, catch crabs on the bayside, pick raspberries at Coit Tower, feed leaping sea lions, and such like mischief.
Willie – The Man, the Myth and the Era, Texas Roots/California Dreams by Pegasus Books
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 15,760. Language: English. Published: July 12, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Biography, 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.
The Funniest People in Sports: 250 Anecdotes by David Bruce
Series: The Funniest People in Sports, Book 1. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 24,750. Language: English. Published: November 21, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Sports biography, Nonfiction » Biography » Celebrity biography
A sample: Joe Venuti played jazz violin much better than he played golf. After hitting the ball into the lake at the Lakeside Golf Club in Hollywood, Mr. Venuti became so frustrated that he threw his club into the water, then he threw his other clubs and golf bag into the water, then he picked up his caddy and threw him into the water, and finally he threw himself into the water.
Ad Mad by Kevin Somerville
You set the price! Words: 40,610. Language: English. Published: November 11, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Humor and satire, Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Ad Mad is a collection of humorous stories from the crazy world of advertising. You always thought that those stories about the crazy things that went on in advertising were a bit exaggerated. You’re about to learn that they were tame in comparison to the hilarious things that really happened. During the golden years of advertising things were a lot crazier than what they are today.
Toigraphy by tayeba
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 31,960. Language: English. Published: February 12, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » By region, Nonfiction » Biography » Adventurers & explorers
This is a tale of a Pakistani girl who braves the joys and excitement of trotting over Europe in five months. She visits Vienna, Salzburg, Venice, Rome, Florence, Pisa, Budapest, Ljubljana, Munich, Prague, Paris, Barcelona and lives a dream in Graz. There are many adventures on the way,plenty of missed buses and trains, and always the resilience to arrive at her destination no matter what.
The Work of Human Hands by G. Wayne Miller
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 130,970. Language: English. Published: September 25, 2012 by Crossroad Press. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Physicians & medical professionals
THE WORK OF HUMAN HANDS is a timeless medical journey through pioneering surgeon Dr. Hardy Hendren’s legendary operating room that the Los Angeles Times called “impossible to forget.” The new edition includes a fresh introduction and a greatly expanded epilogue updating readers on Hendren and patient Lucy Moore today.
Using Kratom, a Mild, Legal Opioid, for Managing Chronic Pain and Restless Legs Syndrome by Mary Leonhardt
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 10,000. Language: English. Published: September 5, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Alternative medicine, Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
This book is an account of my experience in using kratom. I’ve long been a sufferer of chronic pain and RLS. I had reached the point where non-prescription methods of managing these conditions no longer worked, but was hesitant to use the strong prescription medicines available. I came upon kratom, a mild, legal opioid. After a good deal of research, I decided it was a promising option.
The Life of a Bipolar Depressive by Sophia Antenor
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 14,320. Language: English. Published: July 12, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
This is a memoir documenting the journal entries of a young woman battling through bipolar depression. Her life may seem ordinary, but what goes on inside her mind is another story.
The Tongues of Men and Angels by Wayne Gregory
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 83,360. Language: English. Published: August 12, 2014 by Rebel Satori Press. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Gay and lesbian, Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Born and raised in the evangelical Christian South of the sixties and seventies, Wayne Gregory hid his homosexuality from others and from himself for years until he was finally forced out in middle age. This story chronicles the beginnings of his struggle as an adolescent, his budding sexuality and simultaneous passion for God.
A Hairdresser's Diary by Christine Hannon
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 55,960. Language: English. Published: December 11, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Inspiration » Personal inspiration
Hairdressing: an act of transformation. We search for the right hairdresser. Telling them stories about our lives that we don’t share with everyone. They become the keeper of our diary. Sometimes we wonder what the world looks like from their eyes.
Thirty Years in September by Kate Genovese
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 44,730. Language: English. Published: August 5, 2011 by Fideli Publishing. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Woman biographies, Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
When sixteen year old Kate Genovese went to visit her sister Denise in the hospital in 1968, she claims "something clicked that very moment, I wanted to make Denise better again, heal her shattered body and make her laugh ... I couldn't put words to my feelings, but I knew I wanted to do more then just visit" That day Kate discovered her calling in life, nursing.
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.
Stop Smoking You Dumb F#CK by Rhiannon Morgan
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 23,210. Language: English. Published: April 16, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Relationships and Family » Family health, Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
Cigarette smoking is a difficult topic. In this book I share an intimate story of addiction. I detail my own smoking habit and how I was able to change that habit and finally quit smoking. I also share the story of those close to me who could not. This is a personal look at the disease caused by cigarette smoking and the effects that are rarely attended to.
World Without End [+] Endless Footprints by Akintola Williams
Price: $20.00 USD. Words: 62,660. Language: Simple English. Published: March 10, 2014 by MakeWay Publishing. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Inspiration » Personal inspiration
These publications contain the stories of two unique individuals whose combined strengths brought them the admiration of people from far and wide. These are wonderful stories that are spiced with wit and important principles that can be adopted, in what is called the Iconic Principles, which come up at the end of each chapter. These stories will continue to instruct even generations yet unborn.
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.
Mama Chuy, una fe sin fronteras by Noel Diaz
Price: $12.00 USD. Words: 30,750. Language: Spanish. Published: October 14, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Woman biographies, Nonfiction » Inspiration » Personal inspiration
"Una fe sin fronteras" Una historia verídica de una mujer emigrante que logra lo inimaginable. "Mamá Chuy" madre de Noel Díaz.
From Hindsight to Insight: A Traditional to Metaphysical Memoir by Sharon S Darrow
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 43,370. Language: English. Published: August 25, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » New Age » Meditation
Amazing true experiences from one woman's life, from suicide, Hells Angels, bi-polar disorder, families, congressman, alzheimers, kittens, ghosts, animal communication, children, autism, building a business, National Association of Professional Women, reincarnation, cancer, dealing with death, business failure, spirituality, business success, Syda Yoga, knife wielding hitchhikers, and more.