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Guru Dutt and Sahib Bibi aur Ghulam
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 19,440. Language: English. Published: July 6, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Artists, architects, & photographers
Vasanth Kumar Shivashankar Padukone, popularly known as Guru Dutt, was an Indian film director, producer and actor.
250 Anecdotes About Religion
Series: 250 Anecdotes About Religion, Book 1. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 23,840. Language: English. Published: November 20, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography, Nonfiction » Biography » Celebrity biography
A sample: Andrew Carnegie was a very wealthy man who had a reputation for donating money to charitable causes. Mark Twain wrote him to say that he wanted to buy a $2 hymnbook, pointing out that “I will bless you, God will bless you and it will do a great deal of good.” Mr. Twain then added a postscript: “Don’t send the hymn-book—send me the two dollars.”
Yes, We Treat Aardvarks
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 64,420. Language: English. Published: January 4, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Humor and satire, Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
He's operated on whales, administered antibiotics to performing lions, barely escaped alive after treating unpredictable chimps, cared for every imaginable household pet. Well-known veterinarian, cartoonist, writer, and leading authority on horse behavior - Dr. Robert M. Miller shares his memoirs of a life filled with all the joys and tragic moments that caring for, and loving, animals brings.
Houses of Sand
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 83,630. Language: English. Published: August 7, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Judy MacDonnell recounts her experiences working as a Physical Therapist for the largest oil company in the world, in Saudi Arabia. Open the pages and peek into a world most can never experience, a world expatriates called the Magic Kingdom.
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
Collectively Yours - Tales from the Borderline
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 78,930. Language: English. Published: May 14, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Biographical anthologies
Kibbutz - a true to life personal account in short story and anecdote of an Israeli collective settlement on a 'live' border during a turbulent period.
Somewhere Over the Rainbow, I've Lost My Damn Mind: A Manic's Mood Chart
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 69,680. Language: English. Published: June 13, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir, Nonfiction » Entertainment » Humor and satire
Somewhere Over the Rainbow will be the first humorous memoir about bipolar by a member of the Millennial Generation—today’s young adults. More than an account of coming to terms with a mental health condition, it’s a story of being young and feeling lost, dealing with heartbreak and still finding plenty to laugh about, no matter what happens.
A Christmas Miracle
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 1,970. Language: English. Published: April 25, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
A slight movement in the corner of the room caught my attention.I shined my flashlight in that direction and my eyes beheld an amazing sight. There crouched in the corner was a young very thin blond girl protectively holding a tiny baby all swaddled in a raggedy blanket. I could tell this frail girl was afraid and she appeared to be on the verge of panic.
It Isn't Easy Being Me
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 32,960. Language: English. Published: October 26, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Inspiration » Spiritual inspiration
This is My story. The story of someone who had much on her plate to deal with from early childhood.
Carry on Padre - Memoir of an Army Chaplain in Apartheid South Africa
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 49,980. Language: English. Published: September 25, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
"Carry on Padre" is the inside story of a young man’s journey through National Service in Apartheid South Africa. This memoir reveals the doubts, fears and uncertainties that were all too common for many in South Africa of that era. What was the right thing to do? By doing National Service, did you condone official policies of discrimination? "Very highly recommended" Peter Chapman, SADF Veteran.
The Very Best of Maya Angelou: The Voice of Inspiration
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 7,040. Language: English. Published: November 17, 2014 by Ben Berger. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Quotations, Nonfiction » Biography » Literary biography
Although best known as a prolific poet and author, Maya Angelou was a woman of many talents, also including acting, dancing and singing. She was also renowned for her wisdom and her outspokenness on topics of social and racial equality. This book brings together some of Angelou’s most interesting and inspiring thoughts on a variety of topics.
Graceland Cemetery: A Tour of Chicago History
Series: Cemetery Guide. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 27,370. Language: English. Published: October 27, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Biographical anthologies, Nonfiction » Travel » By region
"Graceland Cemetery: A Tour of Chicago History" is a walking tour of one of the city's most beautiful and historic locations, and provides specific directions to find the final resting places of nearly three dozen people who helped to make Chicago the city it is today, including business and political leaders, prominent architects and sports legends.
Three Score Years and Ten
Price: $3.25 USD. Words: 26,300. Language: English. Published: November 27, 2012 by Pegasus Elliot Mackenzie Publishers Ltd. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Relationships and Family » Aging
This, Elizabeth Love's fifth published book, is a condensed profile of the man she met 14 years ago and a short record of their friendship.
Why Do Lettuces Grow
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 140,450. Language: English. Published: June 21, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
This is an autobiography of a curious man, starting from his earliest memories as a child until his mid-seventies. It includes his experiences, war stories from elder relatives, thoughts that worried him deeply, his interpretations & possible solutions, the countries he has visited both for work & pleasure, & the quest for some understanding of the intriguing mysteries of life & religion.
No Girls Allowed
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 26,120. Language: English. Published: May 17, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
In Hessville, Indiana, Kevin Blair learns that the girls around him are not all they seem to be as he finds himself in one disaster after another. When the onset of puberty strikes, he is left at the mercy of all things feminine and his naive view of the world; a cross between Curious George and Godzilla. A humorous recollection of events that made growing up in the Sixties so unforgettable.
The Man the Sea Did Not Want
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.
Oh Boy, It's Hot!
Price: $2.95 USD. Words: 78,770. Language: English. Published: May 25, 2013 by The von Raesfeld Agency. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
The mid 1970s witnessed huge wealth being amassed from the extraction of oil from deep below the shifting sands of the vast Arabian deserts. The Kingdom of Saudi Arabia underwent an amazing metamorphosis, unparalleled in human history. Chaos ruled! With lily white knees and flapping shorts, Robin Shea appeared in the Red Sea port of Jeddah to stake a claim in the oil boom.
Bono: Soul Searching and Uncensored
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 39,050. Language: English. Published: August 1, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Music » Rock music, Nonfiction » Biography » Celebrity biography
Bono told Joe Jackson, in response to a critical profile Jackson wrote "Yours is a critical voice and, please, stick the boot in, [or] praise. We have that kind of relationship. It is one of respect." Now Jackson applies that approach to this book! But it is mostly a book about Bono, soul searching as never before including a 7,000 Q & A about Elvis. Plase note it is an antholgy not a biography
Silence: My Worst Stand-Up Comedy Performances and Experiences
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 27,420. Language: English. Published: April 19, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir, Nonfiction » Entertainment » Humor and satire
Silence: My Worst Stand-Up Comedy Performances and Experiences chronicles Tim Boyle's most cringe worthy stories about the times when things in his comedy career didn't go as planned. Honest, mean-spirited, and sometimes embarrassingly sad, this collection of stories is about one man's failed attempt at bringing joy to the world through laughter. Who said the pain of others can’t be funny?
Fastest Man In the World: The Tony Volpentest Story
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 53,540. Language: English. Published: November 21, 2013 by Bettie Youngs Book Publishing Co.. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir, Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Olympics
Tony Volpentest was born without hands and feet—a condition so rare it does not have a name. Doctors said he would never be able to walk without prosthetics or special accommodations; Tony proved them all wrong. In high school he took up the least likely sport for someone with­out feet—track. Through sheer will and perseverance he went from last place in every race to the pinnacle of his sport.