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Abe: The Life Story of Abraham Lincoln
Price: $4.00 USD. Words: 86,360. Language: English. Published: August 8, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Presidents & heads of state, Nonfiction » History » American
There is no attempt to write a history of the times in which Lincoln lived and worked. Such historical events as have been narrated were selected solely because they illustrated some phase of the character of Lincoln. In this biography, the single purpose has been to present the living man with such distinctness of outline that the reader may have a sort of feeling of being acquainted.
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.
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.
Rungs on my Ladder
Price: $3.95 USD. Words: 61,400. Language: English. Published: May 17, 2010. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Christianity
Rungs on my Ladder is a moving, inspirational and intensely personal account of faith, a must-read for all Christians. Eleanor Riley opens her very private and absorbing life to us, with its many heartbreaks, challenges, as well as its successes. A compelling memoir of faith, Rungs on my Ladder will touch, surprise and inspire you.
In the Shadow of the Wind
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 77,040. Language: English. Published: September 23, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
There is life after loss. Through a sequence of extraordinary events, In the Shadow of the Wind tells how one ordinary woman learns to dance on the threshold of fear, to cherish every moment of life, and to believe in her inner resources to conquer adversity.
Bipolar Bits: Manic Madness To Depressive Depths
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 12,270. Language: English. Published: August 12, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Mental health, Nonfiction » Biography » Woman biographies
Bipolar disorder can be chaotic, and cause you to live your life in bits and pieces. Anything more can be too much, and the disorder itself lends to falling to bits. Within the pages of "Bipolar Bits," author Sylvia Meier gives insight into bipolar disorder in a method that mimics the very disorder she lives with.
Sight Beyond What I See: The Moses Jerome Jordan Story
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 62,620. Language: English. Published: March 3, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Biography » Cultural heritage
Moses grew up in the sixties. His early years were filled with drama and excitement that would continue until adulthood. All he wanted to do was to be accepted by his family. He was determined to find love in school or through friendships that he would find in later years. Like many youths whose fathers left them as infants, he would not feel sorry for himself. His mindset was to never give up.
The Accident: A Bike, A Truck, and A Train
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 29,310. Language: English. Published: January 9, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir, Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Bicycling
On a morning bike ride, Chris Dikes was struck from behind by a pickup truck. Despite people telling him he was "lucky" to be alive, he found himself locked in a battle with fear, tormented by nightmares. The Accident is an emotional, honest, and sometimes humorous look at one person's battle to reclaim his life and overcome the fears that followed a traumatic event.
The Most Interesting People in Movies: 250 Anecdotes
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 27,910. Language: English. Published: November 26, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Literary biography, Nonfiction » Biography » Celebrity biography
A sample: When Yousuf Karsh went to Peter Lorre’s home to photograph the famous actor, he saw a sign by the driveway: “Beware of Ferocious Dogs.” The “ferocious dogs” turned out to be a couple of frisky Pekinese, a breed of very small, toy-sized dogs.
In Florida with Fulbright
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 80,510. Language: English. Published: April 29, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » Student life
This book reveals how I had the opportunity to go to Florida, what experiences I lived through and what my thoughts and feelings are about those two years after I returned home. I draw parallels between life in the USA and Hungary in regards to its people. I compare the differences between the experiences that I had during my years of higher education and philosophy of life in general.
Jim Shoulders: King of the Rodeo Cowboys
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 6,920. Language: English. Published: January 8, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Sports biography, Nonfiction » Biography » Celebrity biography
This Ebook tells about the life and rodeo career of the legendary Oklahoma cowboy Jim Shoulders. He was born in Tulsa but lived most of his adult life in tiny Henryetta, Oklahoma. Shouders was tough as a boot, mentally and physically, until the day he died. That is how he won an astounding 16 world championships in rodeo competition. And he still continues to inspire youngsters today.
My Bitter Life
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 8,080. Language: English. Published: November 14, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Biographical anthologies, Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
An account of an aunts life as given to her nephew......A wasted and sad life, but one that merits recognition, despite the sadness of it all
Self-Made Billionaires: 10 Stories of Inspiration
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,680. Language: English. Published: November 13, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Personal finance / investing, Nonfiction » Biography » Reference
This Inspirational Article Follows 10 Self Made Billionaires Who Are Not Only Rich and Successful, But Also Are Very Giving With Their Fortunes. This Is A Must Read For Any Entreprenuer, Small Business Owner and Any One Who Needs Inspiration.
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.
Talking with Strangers
Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 92,270. Language: English. Published: February 6, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues, Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Why would a woman travel on her own through the Middle East? With an interest in alternate travel and ancient history, she ignores pulped opinion and terrorist hype and goes to find the truth. This book is a journey from Athens to Cairo on local transport; through towns, markets and ancient ruins. It confronts trusted opinions and demands a greater respect for all people.
The Orange Trees of Baghdad
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 97,960. Language: English. Published: December 14, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Current affairs
In this “powerful and important book” (Vancouver Sun), Leilah Nadir uncovers her lost roots, in the Iraq her father left behind decades ago. In the brutal aftermath of the invasion, a surprise reunion brings east and west together. Orange Trees won the George Ryga Award; Naomi Klein called it “Lovingly woven together … reminds us that Iraq is not just a war; it is a country.”
Boney & I Anorexia, Ustrasana and the Lost Apple Core
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 20,820. Language: English. Published: January 13, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Self-improvement » Eating Disorders
“Boney & I: Anorexia, Ustrasana and the Lost Apple Core,” is a true story of a young woman’s successful battle to overcome anorexia. Lou and ‘Boney’—the voice inside Lou that makes her starve herself—embark on a journey together that takes them across the world in search of an elusive ‘paradise’. But the real journey is within.
The Jam: Sounds From The Street
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.
O Valor da Liberdade: Compreendendo a Democracia em Diferentes Perspectivas
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 2,890. Language: Portuguese. Published: October 28, 2013 by 22 Lions Bookstore. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
Durante 6 anos vivi num país Comunista, a China, e até me custa a acreditar. Não é um país que aconselhe para viver. No entanto, aprendi bastante com a experiência. Ao longo desta obra perceber-se-á porquê que os estilos de vida na Europa e China podem ser tão diferentes, ainda assim mantendo os mesmos parâmetros condicionalistas.
Breadline
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 27,300. Language: English. Published: November 14, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Man has just walked on the moon when the adventurer of dreams begins to spread the word of the world. Dropped right in the middle of the conflict in Vietnam, he fears that every dawn becomes as fleeting as a speeding bullet… and eventually packs his bag, as helpless as a tightrope walker who has lost his balance...