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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...
Once Upon A Road Trip
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 137,700. Language: English. Published: November 1, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Fiction » Young adult or teen » Romance
*Think 'Eat, Pray, Love'...the teen version. A pre-life crisis on a shoestring budget. *A geeky girl goes on an unlikely 8-week adventure--encountering unexpected danger, wonderment, grief, and love. *A fiction-like retelling of a young woman's true story--made up of 3rd person narrative and actual journal entries.
The Booby Blog: A Cancer Chronicle
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 30,460. Language: English. Published: October 7, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Cancer, Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
Based on the blog and personal journal Hollis Walker wrote during her journey through breast cancer, The Booby Blog: A Cancer Chronicle is an honest, sometimes painful, and surprisingly funny story of what facing breast cancer is really like. The Booby Blog: A Cancer Chronicle offers inspiration and hope to those facing life-threatening illness and the people who care about them.
The Diary of 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.
Семь тысяч четыреста семьдесят четыре
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...
596 Switch: The Improbable Journey From The Palouse to Pasadena
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.
Halfway to Venus
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 78,830. Language: English. Published: April 7, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Halfway to Venus is the story of Sarah Anderson’s life with only one arm. It is a journey of exploration and discovery,through literature and art and real life, concerned with finding out about arms and their significance, about other people who have lost their arms and about phantom and prosthetic limbs.
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.
The Nixons: A Family Portrait
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.
Under An African Sky
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.
The Poet Who Watched The Whole Parade
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.
Her Whole Darkness In Motion
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.
Down the Shore - Tales From the Beaches and Boards of New Jersey Volume II
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.
Who Stole Our Bikes?
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....
A Lonely Soldier
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.
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!
Not Like Other Boys, Growing Up Gay by Marlene Fanta Shyer and Christopher Shyer
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 91,130. Language: English. Published: June 6, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Gay and Lesbian » Coming out, Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
In alternating voices, this frank memoir chronicles the long journey mother and son took from a relationship of concealment and shame about Chris's homosexuality to one of acceptance and love. Marlene and Chris tell the story of their parallel lives during the troubled years each of them kept silent about their suspicions, all the while yearning to reveal the truth.
Where We Land
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.
Evolution: Weaving in and out of Consciousness while the Truth is Somewhere in the Middle
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 12,430. Language: English. Published: September 30, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Poetry » Caribbean Poetry, Nonfiction » Biography » Literary biography
This collection of poetry allows readers into the developing years of the author--a transplanted Belizean Garifuna woman--experiencing life in Los Angeles, San Francisco, New York, Baltimore, Belize and Honduras from the age of 15 to the age of 25.
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.