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Tales From a One-Alley Town by Bill Dickey
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 18,110. Language: English. Published: September 7, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir, Nonfiction » Entertainment » Humor and satire
A collection of short stories by Bill Dickey. Bill Dickey was born in Belen, Mississippi in 1939. His stories encompass a sampling of the many experiences he has had over the years as he met and made new friends wherever he went. He is a true storyteller and has had a wide audience for his stories as he traveled the world. He has come full circle, back to Belen, the one alley town.
Whispers Of A Warrior by Emry Kale Owens
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 24,030. Language: English. Published: February 21, 2013 by Rhetorical Ratatouille. Categories: Fiction » Inspirational, Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Inspired by a true story! Within the depths of man lies a darkness that can penetrate even the strongest of faiths. One little girl, whose life was touched miraculously by the hands of God, finds herself the victim of circumstance. Through the eyes of a horse, she discovers strength and purpose that will carry her through her life, turning a child into a warrior.
Confessions of a Fast Food Worker (Part 1) by George Dwight
Price: $2.11 USD. Words: 30,930. Language: English. Published: September 2, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Confessions of a Fast-Food Worker (Part 1) is George Dwight's debut tell-all on his five-year career with a fast-food chain he refers to as "Ronny's." The nineteen non-fiction short stories that make up Part 1 illustrate the writer's "tricks of the trade" working in the industry—tricks he used to get even with customers, coworkers, and even the "Ronny's" corporation.
Eleanor Roosevelt's Life of Soul Searching and Self Discovery by Ann Atkins
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 34,660. Language: English. Published: November 5, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography
Transforming the power in Eleanor Roosevelt’s story to your story starts now. Whatever the scale of your rendezvous with destiny, the fact remains it is up to you to live it. The audacity of Eleanor Roosevelt to live out her own destiny challenges us to do the same. After all, it’s not about Eleanor. Her story is history. It’s about us.
Franchise Of The Year! by Peter Crouch
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 30,070. Language: English. Published: October 5, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Starting up, Nonfiction » Biography » Business biography
Who would have thought that running a carpet cleaning franchise could be so funny? In this hilarious book of funny tales and events, Peter Crouch not only entertains with stories that you just wouldn't expect, but along the way gives you an insight into how many unexpected events await the new business owner!
A Lifetime of Small Adventures by Bill Birnbaum
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 56,840. Language: English. Published: February 13, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir, Nonfiction » Biography » Adventurers & explorers
An adventurer’s stories from childhood to senior years including crash landing in a small plane in rural Mexico and surviving numerous close-call hitchhiking experiences. At age 64, when turned down by the Peace Corps’ medical department, Bill and his wife sold their home and moved to Peru where they created their own volunteer opportunities. If you love adventure, this book's for you.
BATTLING A BRAIN INJURY: The Life That Jack Built by Jack Martindale
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 24,110. Language: English. Published: October 31, 2014 by Austin Macauley. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Physical impairments
On 01.01.2010 I incurred a very severe Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI) whilst walking as an innocent pedestrian beside the A406 (North Circular) in North London. Confidently I can say that a brain injury is not something that I should even wish on my worst enemy.
The Man Behind The Brand - On The Jar by Doug Gelbert
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,610. Language: English. Published: November 30, 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, Hertz, 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 we see on the jars in our pantries...
Russia's Last Romanovs: In Their Own Words by Helen Azar
Price: $7.00 USD. Words: 31,510. Language: English. Published: December 30, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Russian, Nonfiction » Biography » Royalty biography
Letters and diary entries of Russia's last imperial family, just prior to their execution.
Carol Doda And The Topless Dancing Craze by Robert Grey Reynolds, Jr
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 4,500. Language: English. Published: January 3, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Biography, Nonfiction » Biography » Gay and lesbian
Carol Doda came to SF as a small girl. Her mother supported herself and her daughter with odd jobs. A 13-year-old dropout, Carol worked as a clothed cocktail waitress several years before she began her topless act. Topless performers soon gained support from several California judges. Yet the issue remained controversial. A 1972 Supreme Court ruling against pornography was a key setback.
Until Proven Innocent by Arthur Jay Harris
Series: Harris True Crime Collection. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 132,850. Language: English. Published: May 17, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Criminals & outlaws, Nonfiction » True Crime » Kidnapping, abduction, hostage taking
By now deep into his case, the prosecutor was no longer as sure as he'd been: Were maybe not both of his murder defendants truly guilty? That's when he called his retired dad—would you help me? Dad had been one of the most famous detectives in New York. Years before, he'd solved the real-life murder case the Kojak TV series had been modeled after. A true story. PHOTOGRAPHS INCLUDED. VIEW “SAMPLE"
Showing Heart: The True Story of How One Boy Defied the Odds by Leighann Marquiss
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 89,260. Language: English. Published: April 4, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
Showing Heart is the heart-rending story of how one family comes together to live life fully in the face of adversity. Torn by grief and disappointment, Henry and Leighann struggle to come to grips with their son’s fatal diagnosis. With his tiny heart beating precariously outside of his body, they strive to fight for his life while balancing the needs and emotions of their two young daughters.
Angels & Skunks: Highlights From the Life of Michele Roby Eastman by Jeff Roby
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 32,560. Language: English. Published: August 5, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir, Nonfiction » Inspiration » Spiritual inspiration
Michele, born 2-2-1970, grew up in Fort Wayne, Indiana with her sister and two brothers. Though born last she quickly maneuvered her way to a position of power at the head of the family. It was NOT a hostile takeover. This story is witness to the life she loved, a remembrance of childhood stories, growing up in middle America in the 70s-80s, and a reflection of the many legacies she left behind.
Please eat… A mother's struggle to free her teenage son from anorexia by Bev Mattocks
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 84,540. Language: English. Published: March 3, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Eating disorders, Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Bright, popular and a star on the rugby pitch, 15 year old Ben had everything he could want. But then food-loving Ben began to systematically starve himself. In a matter of months Ben lost one quarter of his bodyweight as he plunged into anorexia nervosa, an illness that threatened to destroy him. This is his mother's story.
From the Streets of London to the Streets of Gold by Clifford Edwards
Price: Free! Words: 18,720. Language: English. Published: November 18, 2015 by White Tree Publishing. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Biography » Religious biography
This is the personal story of Clifford Edwards, affectionately known as Brother Clifford by his many friends. Going from fame to poverty, he was sleeping on the streets of London with the homeless for twenty years, until Jesus rescued him and gave him an amazing mission in life. Brother Clifford tells his true story here, but in the third person, giving the glory to Jesus.
Night of the living Dead Heads (What the hell happened, True stories of a Gen X cowboy) by Ian Dylan Hunt
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,630. Language: English. Published: March 16, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Adventurers & explorers
The third in a series of shorts recalling the life of an adventurous if not lucky man. If you enjoy edgy, comedic drama this series is for you.
Edith's Story by Edith Velmans
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 75,220. Language: English. Published: December 2, 2014 by van Horton Books. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir, Nonfiction » History » Holocaust
The moving story of 'the Anne Frank who lived,' Edith's Story is based on the diaries of a young Dutch girl who survived the Nazi Occupation hiding in plain sight, having found shelter with a courageous Protestant family. The rest of her family perished in the Holocaust. Winner of the Jewish Quarterly's Wingate Award, the audio-book Talkies Award, and translated into eight languages. A classic
The Very Best of Clint Eastwood: Inside the Mind of a Hollywood Legend by David Graham
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 5,020. Language: English. Published: September 7, 2014 by Ben Berger. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Quotations, Nonfiction » Biography » Other biographies
Clint Eastwood is one of Hollywood's biggest successes. Originally known for his roles in westerns, he has since demonstrated his versatility in a range of genres and has proven to be as talented a director as he is an actor. This book brings together many of his best quotes and provides an extensive insight into one of the most interesting characters in showbiz.
Mary Upton Ferrin - Earliest Massachusetts Pioneer In Woman Suffrage by S.M. Smoller
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 16,090. Language: English. Published: April 16, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography
Biography of Mary Upton Ferrin, credited with taking the first step for Woman Suffrage in Massachusetts. To Commemorate the 75th Anniversary of Woman Suffrage 1920-1995.