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The Fabulous Showman : A Biography of P. T. Barnum by Irving Wallace
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 95,220. Language: English. Published: October 26, 2011 by Crossroad Press. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography, Nonfiction » Biography » Celebrity biography
Besides the towering figure of Barnum himself, this book's cast of characters includes not only Jenny Lind, Jumbo, and Tom Thumb, but also such ill-assorted figures a Chang and Eng (the original Siamese Twins), Queen Victoria herself, captive white whales, "The Feejee Mermaid," and Abraham Lincoln. This is far and away the best biography of one of the most fascinating of all Americans.
Bodily Disfunctions by Les Broad
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!
The Jam: Sounds From The Street by Albert Jack
Price: $4.95 USD. Words: 80,130. Language: English. Published: November 21, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Music » Soul & R 'n B, Nonfiction » Biography » Biographical anthologies
The Jam emerged from the punk explosion of 1977, combining the energy of that movement with the musical values and styles of the previous generation’s mod icons. This is the inside story of Paul Weller, Bruce Foxton, and Rick Buckler’s rise to fame, their brief but momentous reign, and their shocking decision to quit at the peak of their success.
The Diary of Anfisa Kramskaya. by Anfisa Kramskaya
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 5,860. Language: Russian. Published: August 16, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
В 1951 года мой сын известный инженер и лауреат Сталинской премии (1948) приобрел участок на берегу Черного моря в поселке Лоо в 19 километрах от центра Сочи.Это история об освоении этого участка нашей семьей москвичей.
Who Stole Our Bikes? by Pamela Bowman
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 64,840. Language: Commonwealth English. Published: July 16, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Adventurers & explorers, Nonfiction » Inspiration » Personal inspiration
BOOK 1: Beginning their 22 month unique, adventurous and sometimes dangerous journey Australian retirees, Bill and Pam, traded in their comfortable lifestyles to cycled and tent. From London to Italy, where surrounded by insecurities, they detoured across to Venice then south to Ancona before catching the ferry and cycling Greece where they experienced significant culture changes....
Down the Shore - Tales From the Beaches and Boards of New Jersey Volume II by Larry S Gray
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 26,580. Language: English. Published: October 29, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir, Nonfiction » Entertainment » Biography
Trent Redman’s second in the Down the Shore series, a few more fun tales from the author’s life and times at the Shore, an update on the progress made so far, a quick look at how the first season fared in terms of revenue and tourism, and some little known facts and figures about New Jersey and the Shore. Among other tidbits “Shore” to please and entertain.
The Nixons: A Family Portrait by Karen Olson
Price: $12.99 USD. Words: 139,410. Language: English. Published: June 22, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » History » American, Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
The complexity of Richard Milhous Nixon is legendary. This book unravels some parts of the mystery with a portrait of the 37th President’s ancestral roots and family life that manages to combine fraternal loyalty with human fascination.
Семь тысяч четыреста семьдесят четыре by Лиза Колесникова
Price: $3.00 USD. Words: 79,890. Language: Russian. Published: September 4, 2014 by T/O "Neformat". Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Adventurers & explorers
Хотите увидеть Нью-Йорк глазами 27-летней московской модницы и подсмотреть ее личную жизнь? Как изменилась судьба москвички после года, проведенного в Большом Яблоке? Вам интересно, почему книга называется «Семь тысяч четыреста семьдесят четыре»? Полсотни свиданий, расставаний и одна свадьба...
When the Sun Comes Up by Anya Rodgers
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.
A Lonely Soldier by John Behan
Price: $5.00 USD. Words: 64,270. Language: English (Irish dialect). Published: January 15, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Military biography
A story of the Rhodesian civil war based on the experiences of a man who fought and lost. Never again was life the same for Noel, nor could it be. John Behan. Author. Dublin. Ireland. January 2014.
The Last Flight of JFK Jr: How it Went Tragically Wrong and Why by Richard Roth
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 59,290. Language: English. Published: July 22, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Celebrity biography
John F. Kennedy Jr.’s last flight told in story form, as narrative/creative nonfiction, of the days leading up to that fateful night and the flight itself.
Under An African Sky by Julene Hodges Schroeder
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 60,190. Language: English. Published: March 7, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Julene Hodges Schroeder was raised in an Ethiopia that was beginning to emerge from centuries of isolation. Under An African Sky is a story you can read to your children and grandchildren, about a girl who lived an unusual life and loved it.
596 Switch: The Improbable Journey From The Palouse to Pasadena by Crimson Oak Publishing
Price: $12.99 USD. Words: 71,360. Language: English. Published: October 13, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Football & rugby, Nonfiction » Biography » Sports biography
All-American Washington State quarterback Ryan Leaf, who led the WSU Cougars to a Rose Bowl appearance in 1998, shares the ins and outs of a young man from Montana, attending college with dreams of a pro football career.
Where We Land by Dominic Caruso
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 82,830. Language: English. Published: October 15, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Biographical anthologies, Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Religious philosophy
If we ourselves could choose how, where or when we enter this life, I'm not so sure things would be much different for us than they are. We would of course, choose nothing but the best for ourselves and then when things went wrong, as we know they most certainly could, we would not have the character, normally taught us of trying times that it takes to survive in this less than perfect life.
Growing up in spite of Hitler by Peter Grabow
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.
The Poet Who Watched The Whole Parade by Jay Floyd
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 39,400. Language: American English. Published: May 5, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
The Poet Who Watched the Whole Parade, the personal memoirs of Jay Floyd, digs deep into his childhood with chapters of spiritual reflection between each shared memory. The author dissects the people and moments that crafted his psyche within its pages (39,466 words). This book explodes with laughs and tears, family, friends, pimps and the occasional psychological diagnosis.
Holy Trinity College: The Boarding School Mafia Volume 1 by Christina Williams
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 9,470. Language: English. Published: June 30, 2012 by DoroClem Publishing. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir, Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » Getting into college
Table Of Contents 1.) The First Night 2.) The Day Before 3.) The Arrival 4.) Campus Tour And Induction 5.) The Locked Room Mystery
The Port Hope Simpson Diaries 1969 - 70 Vol. 2 Newfoundland and Labrador, Canada: Summit Special by Llewelyn Pritchard
Series: Volunteering - Voluntary Service Overseas - VSO, Book 2 · The Port Hope Simpson Diaries 1969-70, Book 2 · Illustrated Diaries, Book 14 · Personal Journals · Mysteries. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 72,770. Language: English. Published: October 18, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Travel » Specialties & interests
The Port Hope Simpson Diaries 1969 - 70 Vol. 2 Newfoundland and Labrador, Canada: Summit Special Series Title: The Port Hope Simpson Diaries Vol 2 by Llewelyn Pritchard Smashwords Edition Copyright 2010 Llewelyn Pritchard The original diaries of Ernie Pritchard. Learn what it was like in his own words to spend Christmas 1969 and beyond in the small isolated community on the Labrador coast...
Her Whole Darkness In Motion by Meira bat Erachaim
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 93,560. Language: Commonwealth English. Published: July 4, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Woman biographies, Nonfiction » Relationships and Family » Dating
The author's long and meandering road to find true love takes her from her home in South Africa to California, Alaska, China, and finally to Israel. Along the way she meets more than a few interesting people, has a few encounters with some less than friendly people, and learns more about herself whilst learning about new cultures.
Footnote to a Dream by Benny Michel
Price: $5.00 USD. Words: 185,620. Language: English (South African dialect). Published: December 23, 2013 by ShalvaPub. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
This autobiography by Benny Michel chronicles his triumph of becoming one of South Africa's most popular musicians, despite his crippling polio affliction and abuse by his domineering father. It provides unique insights into the music world in South Africa during the "Big Band" era, and records the history of Jewish society in the early days of Johannesburg's history.