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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.
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.
Not What We Were Expecting
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 74,610. Language: English. Published: November 7, 2014 by Fountain Blue Publishing. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Woman biographies
An adoption agency and birth mother want to take back a 3-month old baby boy from a couple who wanted to give him a loving home after learning that the adoptive mother was pregnant. The 22-year old biological mother (who had signed away all parental rights) said that she wanted the parents who adopted her son to not have their own biological children.
Against The Flow - A True Story Beginning in 1930s Outback Australia
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 30,760. Language: English. Published: September 24, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
Life growing up in outback Queensland was tough in the 1930's. Ruth Ann Jellet should know, she lived it. In Against The Flow, her first book written just shy of her 80th birthday, she recalls the hardship and memories of a Queensland long gone.
Stuff Like Marbles 'n Things
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 36,400. Language: English. Published: May 17, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Biographical anthologies
An anthology of memories and musings that may have you laughing hysterically, crying uncontrollably, or melting with deep, abiding affection. At times having you wonder if such things could be true, while triggering, or perhaps more accurately, spontaneously exhuming similar memories of your own. Yeah, they're true, like Garrison Keillor's powder milk bisquits are pure, mostly.
The Man Behind The Brand - At The Store
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 11,370. Language: English. Published: December 1, 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, Maytag, Kellogg. Nowhere to be found. How many names are more famous than Howard Johnson or Oscar Mayer? But who were these folks? Let’s look at the men behind the names where we shop.
After the Rosy-Fingered Dawn: A Memoir of Greece
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 41,230. 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?
Rum, Bum & Whacky
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 16,430. Language: English. Published: November 6, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
Not so much about ships, more about the eccentrics and oddballs that used to grace the British Merchant Navy. Twenty five years of roaming around the oceans of the world have given the author an insight into the qualities needed to deal with natures most demanding mistress without getting too wet.
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.
XV What The People
You set the price! Words: 6,660. Language: Indonesian (Bahasa Indonesia). Published: April 28, 2013. Categories: Screenplays » History, Nonfiction » Biography » Biographical anthologies
XV What The People Do you ever feel incapable? Drop out from school and feel like a loser? Some people make fun of you? Are you a troublemaker, stupid, and slow? Do you know some successful people learned from taking this step. So you have to tell them about these people.
All Is In a Dream
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 22,500. Language: English. Published: June 19, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Religious biography, Nonfiction » Biography » Criminals & outlaws
This epic allegory is a story about a fellow who dies in his sleep, while having a dream that he is in a boat, on a journey to Heaven. Our character does not realize at most points of his dream that he actually is dying. As you READ my story, let your Mind drift with the Thought that Life, in itself, IS a Dream and all that you see and hear is only an extension of your OWN dying self.
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.
Life Is a Book And It's Time to Write It! An A-to-Z Guide to Help Anyone Write Their Life Story
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 47,070. Language: English. Published: January 3, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Reference, Nonfiction » Self-improvement » Personal Growth / General
Do you have a desire to write your life story, as a gift for loved ones or a source of inspiration and hope? "Your Life Is a Book And It's Time to Write It!" by personal historian and autobiographical writing teacher Kevin Quirk provides the tools, resources, support, and encouragement to make it happen. Readers of any age or writing experience will benefit from this hands-on guide.
Lezioni di tango raccontate da una principiante
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 19,560. Language: Italian. Published: May 25, 2014 by Enrico Massetti. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Essay » Sociology
I tremori e le incertezze, le folgorazioni e le palpitazioni attraverso cui passano tutti i principianti della danza più bella del mondo, non a caso dichiarata “Patrimonio culturale dell’Umanità” dall’Unesco, raccontati con uno stile ironico ma appassionato attraverso 16 lezioni – a metà tra diario intimo e bozzetto sociale – che toccano tutti gli aspetti, le convenzioni e le “regole” del tango.
When the Sun Comes Up
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 26,430. Language: English. Published: April 22, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Inspiration » Spiritual inspiration, Nonfiction » Biography » Woman biographies
'When the Sun Comes Up' is a series of stories about my journey, from a devastating childhood, through teenage alcoholism, a heart-wrenching love relationship, to my near-death-experience, and the insights that were gained. Her strength and determination to overcome came from an awareness of something greater than herself.
Spirit Matters - A Memoir
Price: $5.95 USD. Words: 81,380. Language: English. Published: July 13, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir, Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Spiritual awakening
*1st Place - San Diego Book Awards - Best Spiritual Book* *Award Winning Finalist - National Best Book Awards - Memoir* Spirit touches us in every moment of our existence; only most of us are caught up in the dramas that we have created in our lives, blinding us to a reality far greater than anything we can imagine with our rational minds. It is simply a matter of awareness.
Bodily Disfunctions
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 20,400. Language: English. Published: August 30, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Your author is not a brave man; that will become all too clear in the recounting of his treatment in the hands of the Great British National Health Service. You will learn why he unexpectedly turns left surprisingly often; you will learn of the blood-soaked horror resulting from a not-so-simple accident and of his battle with skin cancer. It's not for the uncaring!
Two Grown Men
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.
The Fisherman of Halicarnassus
Price: $6.00 USD. Words: 35,780. Language: English. Published: April 8, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Environmentalists & naturalists
Cevat Şakir Kabaağaçlı (1890–1973), known as the Fisherman of Halicarnassus, was the founder of the famous Mavi Yolculuk “BLUE VOYAGES”. A historian, humanist and ecologist, he was one of Turkey’s most popular writers and has been described as a modern Homer. This book explores life of the writer and the history and culture of these beautiful Aegean and Mediterranean sailing waters
Off to Save the World: How Julia Taft Made a Difference
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 43,050. Language: English. Published: November 1, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Woman biographies
For more than three decades, Julia Taft was one of the United States’ top humanitarian relief experts, friend and ally of the world’s most impoverished people. She was, simply put, a legend in her field.