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An Iranian at Home and Abroad
Price: $2.85 USD. Words: 127,690. Language: English. Published: March 17, 2014 by Mereo Books. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Imagine visiting a tourist town for a break and being picked up by the police because you are not a local, then finding yourself with a rope around your neck in a public execution? Iran comes under close scrutiny as the author tries to come to terms with life where freedom of speech, movement and to wear the clothing of one's choice does not exist.
Summer Camp
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,640. Language: English. Published: May 20, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
We finally arrived at summer camp and it was sort of impressive at first glance. The long winding gravel driveway went through acres of wheat fields. We passed a small lake and some large low houses that I assumed were where we campers stayed for the summer. I thought these long low dormitories looked a lot like the chicken houses we passed in the south.
Liongold
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 62,590. Language: English. Published: February 27, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Liongold is a vivid chronicle of the life of a troubled white surburban family in Johannesburg during South Africa's pivotal years of apartheid. The story is told against the background of race relations governed by harsh laws - a society in which gross injustice appears normal.
The Storm Before the Calm: The Early Lives of Venus and Hiro
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 43,380. Language: English. Published: September 21, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Cultural heritage, Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography
The wedding that Thanksgiving weekend 1958 in Chicago should never have happened. Venus Ballesteros should have been on her way back to the Philippines. Hiro Tanamachi should have died in the war. Somehow, the man who had trained to die as a suicide submarine pilot in the Japanese Navy, and the woman whose hometown had been occupied by the Japanese, met 8,000 miles away from their homelands.
The Man Behind The Brand - Fun and Games
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 6,110. Language: English. Published: November 29, 2010. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Business biography
Open a copy of the Information Please Almanac and turn to the chapter on famous people. 4000 names and you won't know hardly any. But what about names everyone knows? Pillsbury, Kellogg, Chevrolet, Kraft, Gerber. Nowhere to be found. How many names are more famous than Howard Johnson or Oscar Mayer? But who were these folks? Let’s take a look at the men behind the names on the games we play...
Conversations with a Small Boy
Price: $14.99 USD. Words: 133,820. Language: English. Published: July 14, 2012 by Bookpal Australia. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Celebrity biography
This book recalls the life and times of a small boy who grew to early manhood in Leeds, principle city of the English county of Yorkshire. The period 1939 to 1945 that became known as “The war that changed the world”, forms the backdrop to this record about life and living as experienced by his family and millions of other English working class folk across the north of England who struggled throug
Reality is Fabulous: 250 Anecdotes and Stories
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 32,590. Language: English. Published: July 30, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Celebrity biography, Nonfiction » Biography » Sports biography
This book contains 250 anecdotes, including this one: Marion Davies once invited teetotaler Calvin Coolidge to one of her parties and deliberately served him sweet wine, telling him that it was fruit juice. Mr. Coolidge liked the beverage so much that he had three servings and told his hostess, “I don’t know when I’ve had anything as refreshing.”
In the Words of a Song
Series: Tokyo, From One to Infinity. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 1,950. Language: English. Published: May 29, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues, Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
“I’ve heard many bad stories about you, and you must admit that most of them are true!” Or were they just the product of a fertile imagination? Either way, I will love you and leave you for the fiftieth time with this…
Owner of the House
Price: Free! Words: 1,100. Language: American English. Published: October 20, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir, Nonfiction » Philosophy » Movements / Humanism
(5.00 from 1 review)
Telemarketers: the true story of how my son and I beat the machine and had a good laugh doing it.
Lover of Life, F. W. Boreham’s Tribute to His Mentor
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 9,700. Language: English. Published: May 30, 2014 by John Broadbanks Publishing. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Religious biography, Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Christian Ministry / General
This is a tantalizing sketch of a pastor, artist, author, who later in South Africa became a friend and freedom fighter with Mahatma Gandhi in the struggle for the rights of minority races.
Starting Over, The Story of an Accidental Entrepreneur
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 55,240. Language: English. Published: February 14, 2013 by Mosher Publishing. Categories: Nonfiction » Inspiration » Personal inspiration, Nonfiction » Biography » Business biography
This book will share Nicko Widjaja's experience to future young entrepreneurs. He made money and lost money, built a team and disbanded a team. Nicko Widjaja believe a combination of mistakes and correct takes that make you more agile, resilient and sensible in making judgments. Entrepreneurship had changed Nicko Widjaja's perspectives in looking at life. And he believe it'll do the same to you.
Autobiography of a Love Shy Man: Preoccupations and Unresolved Issues in My Life with Women
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 21,030. Language: English. Published: September 6, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Self-improvement » Personal Growth / General
In first part I dwelt with the issue in all its detail on how attraction to women developed and shaped. In the second part one gave an account of resolving the issue. One had critically appraised oneself on how attractive one is to women, one’s choice of women, and life situation of having no social access to women of one’s liking.
What has President Obama done while in office?
Price: $2.00 USD. Words: 5,400. Language: English. Published: October 9, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Presidents & heads of state, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Government
“What has President Obama done while in office?” is a list of accomplishments of a man who cares more about his country and the people than most past Presidents. President Barack Obama is one who works so Americans can have good jobs, food, clean drinking water, health care, shelter and are safe from terrorists.
the American Dream the CHASE FROM THE GHETTO
Price: $10.99 USD. Words: 106,540. Language: English. Published: July 18, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
The story is the same for thousands of americans all over the country. Those who aspire to bigger and better.
Noah: A History of Noah's Ark
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 15,270. Language: English. Published: October 29, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Religious biography
For thousands of years, the story of Noah has been one of the greatest epics ever wrote. This compelling book looks into the Biblical story from an historical standpoint. It looks at what the ark would have looked like, what society looked like, and the several archaeological quests to discover the ark. The book looks at the story from an unbiased viewpoint; it presents both sides (those who bel
John Somerset Pakington: his first 50 years
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 166,440. Language: English. Published: April 11, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Political biography, Nonfiction » History » Modern / 19th Century
A biography of the Sir John Pakington of Westwood Park, Droitwich, born in 1799, who was MP for Droitwich, Worcestershire for 37 years. At Westminster he served on many select committees, including that investigating the Andover Union scandal. He was also much involved in Worcestershire affairs..
Finding My Way: A Harvest of Memories
Price: $2.95 USD. Words: 70,440. Language: English. Published: September 22, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
(4.00 from 2 reviews)
From growing up on a Minnesota farm in the great depression, Stoesz traveled the world (70 countries) performing ministries of compassionate with Mennonite Central Committee and Habitat For Humanity International. He tells his life story with humility, bold courage and a great sense of humor. More than an autobiography, Finding My Way includes a snapshot of the volatile times in which we live.
My Sundays with Henry Miller
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 83,270. Language: American English. Published: August 20, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Jeanne Rejaunier chronicles the many interesting Sundays she spent with world- famous Tropic of Cancer author Henry Miller, at informal gatherings in the sixties.
Royal Air Force Coastal Command
Price: $2.85 USD. Words: 143,420. Language: English. Published: July 15, 2014 by Mereo Books. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Military biography
In the decades after the Second World War, John Campbell served as a Coastal Command navigator and crew captain on Shackleton aircraft in the Maritime Patrol role. Having studied in great detail the history and development of Coastal Command, he has researched and written this thorough account of its activities throughout its years of operation.
Growing up in spite of Hitler
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 30,660. Language: English. Published: March 23, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Many books have been written about the brutality and atrocities committed by the unbelievably evil government of Nazi Germany. The author, born three years before Hitler came to power has now reached the age of 82 and is therefore part of a generation inevitably and steadily reducing in numbers and feels compelled to write his story as it unfolded within his war-torn country.