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Passage
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.
Ruminations of an Old Codger
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 44,300. Language: English. Published: September 24, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
I have been fortunate to have a long life that, although hard at times, has been good, productive, and adventurous. When my children asked me to do an autobiography, I had misgivings about such a difficult and comprehensive project. So I consulted my good friend, confidante, and mentor, Mr. Wiggins, and this is what he advised: - see long description for more.
A Nourishing Life
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.
The Uncommon Herd
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 57,890. Language: English. Published: July 17, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Written in 1853 it tells the hard truth about childhood in rural Aberdeenshire. Schooling clashes with having to earn frugal wages cow-herding or other rural tasks. Intelligence, hard work, honesty and good fortune are rewarded when he becomes the Master’s man-servant. Not Downton Abbey, but a fascinating, amusing account of Upstairs and Downstairs in a branch of Scotland’s renowned Gordon family
Un Vistazo al Sueño Americano
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...
Cüneyt'in Öyküsü
Price: $1.00 USD. Words: 4,790. Language: Turkish. Published: December 29, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography
Cüneyt, Osmanlı tarihindeki en ilginç kişilerden birisi. Yıldırım Beyazıt'ın ölümünden sonraki dönemde önemli roller oynayan bir kişi. Yaşamı sürekli olarak ittifaklar kurmak ve sonra da birlikte olduğu kişilere ihanet etmekle geçiyor. Sonunun pek parlak olmamasına şaşmamak gerek. Tarihten hoşlananlar kadar iş yönetimi ile ilgilenen kişilerin de, Cüneyt'in hikayesini öğrenmelerinde yarar var.
Maturing With God
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 50,960. Language: English. Published: June 6, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Religious biography, Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Spiritual awakening
This is Jerry’s life-story of finding God and growing with Him until He became a personal all powerful loving Father. Jerry grew up in the slums with many problems. Major conflicts seemed to follow him. Some were even life threatening. Devine intervention as Jerry grew because of his dependence on God. He presents scientific proof using Einstein's method that a personal loving God exists.
Hertzan The Keyboard Entity Chimera
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.
Be a Work of Art: 250 Anecdotes and Stories
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 27,880. Language: English. Published: November 15, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Biography, Nonfiction » Biography » Celebrity biography
A sample anecdote: Very often, an actor would have trouble with part of his role, whether it was speaking a line or performing some piece of business, and he would go to theatrical director Tyrone Guthrie for help. Often, Mr. Guthrie would have the answer at hand, but if he did not, he would tell the actor, “Go home, think about it, come back, and astonish us in the morning.”
Sleeping with Lions
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 59,060. Language: American English. Published: March 2, 2014 by Brighton Publishing LLC. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Inspiration » Personal inspiration
Searching for an answer to the question, What is love?, Netta Pfeifer journeys from Hollywood, California to Africa, where she works with Joy and George Adamson of Born Free fame, their cheetahs and lions. Her safari ends at an ashram in India where she learns about bhakti, the yoga of love and devotion, meets the beautiful man in her childhood vision, and he becomes her teacher, her guru.
Kiss and Tell
Series: Tokyo, From One to Infinity. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,050. Language: English. Published: May 17, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Discretion may be my middle name, but it would be a disservice to some of my younger and more impressionable readers not to share at least one celebrity kiss-and-tell story of my own. Although the contents will almost certainly not be what you expect, they should still leave you feeling warm and fuzzy in a Hollywood sort of way. The lesson to be learned is that a single kiss can change a life.
Come Back to Life
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 43,600. Language: English. Published: November 10, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Inspiration » Spiritual inspiration, Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Are you afraid to find out what happens when we die? Are fear and depression ruining your life? Are you concerned about what has happened to loved ones who have passed on? Do you wish for confidence in the future and the peace of mind it brings? If you answered "yes" to any of the above, you owe it to yourself to invest $2.99 in the book that can change your life forever.
Six Thousand miles (What the hell happened, True stories of a Gen X cowboy)
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 6,450. Language: English. Published: March 16, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Adventurers & explorers
Number four in the series that recalls the life of an adventurous if not lucky man. If you enjoy edgy comedic drama this series is for you!
Trees In My Life
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 12,830. Language: English. Published: February 1, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Ecology and Environment
This short memoir is a homage to the trees that I have touched and that have sustained me.
Chan Sun - A Life in Pictures
Price: Free! Words: 190. Language: Chinese (traditional). Published: January 1, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
This book is dedicated to Mr. Chan Sun, a father from Hong Kong. It outlines his life stories by including his and family life pictures and wish his offspring and descendants would know more of their ancestors in future.
Why We Walked Away
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 82,740. Language: English. Published: July 19, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Religious biography
Between 1975 and 2008 the Catholic Church in the United States lost just over 18,000 priests. In ecclesiastical parlance these men were defectors, malcontents, and pariahs. But they weren’t. These men were the heroes of their generation in the church. They struggled for civil rights, they tried to implement the changes of Vatican II, and they refused to call ‘birth control’ a sin.
Remember Me?
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 55,670. Language: English. Published: May 20, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Biography » Woman biographies
‘Where is John? Did he intend to desert her?’ These questions haunt Mary as the date for her husband’s return from Australia passes without any contact. Supported by her faith, her family, friends and colleagues, she is able slowly, painfully, to move on. This candidly recounted, moving story will resonate in the lives of readers, inspiring many to move beyond their own dire circumstances
I Have Asperger’s (I Just Never Knew It)
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 19,670. Language: English. Published: November 15, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
All my life, I knew I was different from everyone else. I was very shy. I had weird eating habits. I was smart, yet immature. It wasn’t until much later in life that I discovered the reason. I had Asperger’s Syndrome, a form of autism. This is my story of how I dealt with it growing up and the changes I’ve made since my diagnosis. $1 from every book sold will be donated to Autism Speaks.
Living in Limbo: The Beginning of the End
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 40,200. Language: English. Published: August 2, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Economic conditions, Nonfiction » Biography » Business biography
It combines a personal story and stories of middle income people with underwater homes and mortgages they can’t pay. It describes the author’s experiences with real estate agents, bankruptcy lawyers, activist groups fighting foreclosures, and others. It concludes with what the author learned in navigating the system, selling her home, renting in San Francisco, and becoming successful again.
My Via Dolorosa
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 16,720. Language: English. Published: December 14, 2012 by NovaStorm Media. Categories: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Christian Life / Inspirational, Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
He was neglected, abused and abandoned. He grew up and became a cheater, a liar, a thief, an alcoholic, a drug user, a fornicator. He rejected God. He lost all hope. He sought death. Instead, in the middle of the desert, he found God. Read the true story of one man's journey of darkness, despair.. and salvation.