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Graceland Cemetery: A Tour of Chicago History by Mark Masek
Series: Cemetery Guide. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 27,370. Language: English. Published: October 27, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Biographical anthologies, Nonfiction » Travel » By region
"Graceland Cemetery: A Tour of Chicago History" is a walking tour of one of the city's most beautiful and historic locations, and provides specific directions to find the final resting places of nearly three dozen people who helped to make Chicago the city it is today, including business and political leaders, prominent architects and sports legends.
Starting Over, The Story of an Accidental Entrepreneur by Nicko Widjaja
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.
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...
The Patriot King by Terrence L. Prosinski
You set the price! Words: 4,370. Language: English. Published: June 28, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography, Nonfiction » History » American(4.50 from 2 reviews)
The Patriot King explores the life and times of an American hero. The book is filled with shadow information that turned this hero into an iconic figure. All readers can take a guess at just who this figure is. Whether you are old or young, the Patriot King delivers an impressive look into the American past.
Autobiography of a Love Shy Man: Preoccupations and Unresolved Issues in My Life with Women by Delvensoft
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.
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.
Aussie Rogue by Raymond D. Clements
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 89,290. Language: English. Published: April 13, 2011 by booksmango. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
True stoy of Raymond D. Clements who was born into a large family in a goldmining town in Central Queensland, Australia, after the end of the Second World War. He grew up with miners, stockman, drovers, and took to the road early in his life.
In the Cockpit with Barron Hilton by Di Freeze
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 11,460. Language: English. Published: October 22, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Adventurers & explorers, Nonfiction » Biography » Celebrity biography
Barron Hilton, the retired chairman, president, and CEO of Hilton Hotels Corporation, founded the Hilton Cup, an international soaring competition, and sponsored Earthwinds Hilton and Global Hilton, efforts to circumnavigate the earth in a manned balloon. He is a recipient of the Gold Air Medal of the Fédération Aéronautique Internationale and an International Air & Space Hall of Fame inductee.
History, Heroism and Home by Terence Kearey
Series: History Comes to Life, Book 2. Price: $4.85 USD. Words: 58,220. Language: English. Published: February 20, 2012 by Memoirs Publishing. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography, Nonfiction » Biography » Cultural heritage
History, Heroism & Home is the second in a quartet of books by Terence Kearey. It deals with life in Britain through the centuries from the perspective of his family. It relates how the Ciardha (‘Ciar’s people’) in the Ireland of the Dark Ages evolved into the modern Keareys, how holders of that name laboured, loved and fought through the centuries.
The Only Living Man With A Hole In His Head by Lauren Hammond
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 65,190. Language: English. Published: February 21, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Historical » General, Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography
One man. One Tamping Iron. One medical marvel. Based on a true story, “The Only Living Man With A Hole in His Head” tells the tale of railroad foreman Phineas Gage.
She's Not Herself by Linda Appleman Shapiro
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 60,830. Language: English. Published: December 3, 2014 by Dream of Things. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Psychology » Mental illness
Young Linda grew up with a mother who was “not herself.” Years later, as a psychotherapist, the author looks back on her childhood in an effort to understand her mother’s mental illness and make sense of the effects of multi-generational traumas. The result is a memoir of love, loss, loyalty, and healing.
Call Me Joe: The Secret World War II Diary of Nello Camilli by Gloria Camilli
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 49,500. Language: American English. Published: August 1, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
Defying US military regulations, Nello Camilli kept a diary throughout almost three years overseas during World War II. There are accounts of the movements of the troops and battles being fought, but we also get a glimpse of a young man's fear, homesickness and humanity. This diary provides an opportunity to see the war through the eyes of a regular enlisted man in his early twenties.
Sylvester Stallone: The action Superstar´s Life and Career by Todd Gleason
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 5,390. Language: English. Published: May 17, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Artists, architects, & photographers
The Superstar Born on July 6, 1946, in New York City, Sylvester Stallone is one of the most prominent Hollywood action stars of all time, playing such renowned characters as John Rambo and Rocky Balboa. Stallone got his beginning creating and starring in Rocky. The movie was a smash, getting 10 Oscar nods and winning for Finest Image.
Who Says Grime Doesn't Pay? by Linda Hammontree
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 13,850. Language: English. Published: February 5, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Business biography
Who Says Grime Doesn't Pay is an insightful, humorous look into the world of two zany housewives who started a cleaning business to fight boredom and bill collectors. The book chronicles some of the people and situations they encountered over the years they worked together.
A Vicious Love Story by Teddie Dahlin
Price: $8.48 USD. Words: 83,320. Language: English. Published: August 28, 2014 by New Haven Publishing Ltd. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
The book tells the inside story of the romance between Teddie and Sid Vicious. Instead of the self-destructive caricature of popular myth, Teddie reveals a troubled, vulnerable and generous young man.
Always In My Heart by Laura Lamberti
Price: $8.00 USD. Words: 28,290. Language: English. Published: February 28, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Other biographies, Nonfiction » Relationships and Family » Ethics & morals
A new born baby’s mother, Adelaide, suffers from postpartum depression after his birth. Adelaide’s depression drowns her in its tidal wave of darkness and her husband’s decisions leave her helpless and without hope. Yet Graham, who has never known his mother, feels that his mother is in his heart and not far away from him, despite the lies, secrecy and neglect surrounding her life.
The Horror... The Horror: An Autobiography by Rick Hautala
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 29,690. Language: English. Published: May 27, 2013 by Crossroad Press. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Available for the first time, The Horror... The Horror provides a look into the life and mind of author Rick Hautala. From his days as a child in Massachusetts, to his days in college at the University of Maine in Orono, to the early days of his writing career along with Stephen King's involvement, and ultimately to where his life and career stood in 2009, his autobiography is a compelling read.
The Most Interesting People in Religion: 250 Anecdotes by David Bruce
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 30,120. Language: English. Published: November 21, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography, Nonfiction » Biography » Celebrity biography
A sample: Lessons can be learned in strange ways. John Wesley and Samuel Bradburn once witnessed an angry quarrel between two women who used bad language but who used it passionately and well and with their whole being. Mr. Bradburn was disgusted by the language and wanted to leave, but Mr. Wesley told him, “Stay—and learn how to preach.”
Florence Nightingale by Rhythm Prism
Price: $3.50 USD. Words: 6,770. Language: English. Published: December 8, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography
When Florence Nightingale arrived at Barrack Hospital in Scutari, during the Crimean War, rats ran freely through the corridors. Patients died from disease and infection more often than they died of war wounds. Florence recognized the role of good hygiene and skilled nursing in patient care. Her reforms saved many lives.