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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.
A Hot Time in the Cold War by Sam Warren
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 16,240. Language: English. Published: November 24, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Russian, Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs(4.00 from 1 review)
The author describes what it was like living in the American Embassy in Moscow, USSR, from 1967-68 in the middle of the Cold War. He was a staff sergeant in the Defense Intelligence Agency who was also the part time editor of TWIM (This Week in Moscow) the only free press in the USSR.
Addicted to Love by Lana Penrose
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 25,920. Language: English. Published: March 19, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
When Lana returns to Greece, the last thing she expects is to fall in love. After all, this was the country in which her marriage and psyche had dissolved. But on an exotic Greek island, surrounded by the Mediterranean’s sapphire and topaz brilliance, Lana discovers that truth really is stranger than fiction. ‘A haunting page-turner you’ll devour in one sitting.’
Snowbird by William Norris
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...
Philanthropy & Sport - A Real Game Changer by Lyn Watner
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 33,460. Language: English. Published: September 21, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Women in business, Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Lyn Watner redefines philanthropy, making it a part of community life. She grew up not knowing that there were things a woman wouldn’t do and became the first female pro sports agent. She takes that approach to everything she does and now focuses her attention to helping people give back to their community, in any way they can.
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.
Rabindranath Tagore by Rhythm Prism
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.
Along Came A Horse by Johanna Bouwman
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 26,600. Language: Commonwealth English. Published: March 10, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir, Nonfiction » Self-improvement » Personal Growth / Success
Just when you think you are reading about the life of someone else you realize it is, in actual fact, all about you. For it is in the art of appreciating your life story and what it has to teach you that you get to choose the option of functioning from a position of strength.
A Year in the Life of a Student Teacher by Chris Surawy
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 93,700. Language: British English. Published: September 27, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Teachers & educators, Nonfiction » Career Guides » Education
This is the diary of an office worker who decided to become a school teacher. I attempted the transition from quiet IT professional to loud scary school teacher. I left behind good friends interested in knowing what happened to me, so I began writing this diary. I had no idea it would be such an emotionally charged, powerful, funny, compelling, upsetting and profoundly life altering voyage.
Railroad Worker Profiles Wake County North Carolina 1880-1917 by Robert Grey Reynolds, Jr
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 by Laura Lamberti
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.
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.
She's Not Herself by Linda Appleman Shapiro
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.
Two Mad Dogs & An Englishman! by David Tye
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 52,280. Language: English. Published: September 29, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
Think 'Marley & Me' times two and you'll have some idea! This is a true, wickedly funny and entertaining story about how life changed but love grew when my wife and I added two outrageously out of control dog’s into the scene!
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).
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!
After the Rosy-Fingered Dawn: A Memoir of Greece by John Walters
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?
Two Grown Men by Jorge Guerrero Sanchez
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 49,210. Language: English. Published: March 22, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Biographical anthologies, Nonfiction » Home and Garden » Apartment living
Travel with the author in this short story illustrating a harsh lesson he learned in dealing with his brother. The short story deals with two brothers who struggle to make a living and the problems they encounter in living with each other.
Flygirl Adventures: An Autoflyography by Anita Mays
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.
A Nourishing Life by Dorothy Riddle
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 93,930. Language: English. Published: July 10, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Katharine (Kittu) Parker Riddle's captivating account of her extraordinary life journey to nourish the world. Raised in northern India, her ability to love humanity shines through as she traces her work to empower women through nutrition education in Asia, Africa, and Latin America, as well as the U.S., despite the emotional dramas of her physical health.