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A Lifetime of Small Adventures by Bill Birnbaum
Price: $2.99 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.
Crazy Days: Life Lessons, Wacky Times and Good Friends in Forty-Six Years of Retail by Gerald Rivinius
Price: $3.00 USD. Words: 46,960. Language: English. Published: November 7, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Business biography
A memoir of the retail drugstore business told from the perspective of Gerald Rivinius, who started his career in the mid-1960s in North Dakota and saw rapid changes in the business over nearly a half-century career.
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.
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.
McCarthy for President by Arthur Herzog III
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 99,470. Language: English. Published: March 15, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Political biography
Eugene McCarthy even in defeat the McCarthy movement racked up considerable success: the dramatic toppling of the President, pressure to initiate the Paris peace talks, the political involvement of most of the young generation, and a massive re-examination of the Democratic Party.
Please God, Which Side is Up? by William Harris
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 67,040. Language: English. Published: August 29, 2014 by Austin Macauley. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
"Please God, Which Side is Up?" is the memoir of an ordinary family man, who relates here snatches of his life from his invalid childhood in Scotland to training as a commando in the Royal Marines, to working as a journalist in Africa in the unsophisticated ‘50s and '60s; and latterly as a public relations specialist in South Africa.
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.
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!
Michael Jackson - Black or White by Daniel Ichbiah
Price: $4.44 USD. Words: 40,140. Language: French. Published: March 14, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Music » Biography, Nonfiction » Biography » Celebrity biography
Biographie du chanteur Michael Jackson, par Daniel Ichbiah Nouvelle édition 2016 enrichie
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...
black and (A)broad: traveling beyond the limitations of identity by Carolyn Vines
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 61,140. Language: English. Published: October 5, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » By region, Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Don't be fooled by the title. This book is NOT about race. Rather, it's an inspiring account of how traveling and living abroad have transformed how the author sees herself in today's global world.
The Port Hope Simpson Diaries 1969 - 70 Vol. 1 Newfoundland and Labrador, Canada: Summit Special by Llewelyn Pritchard
Series: Volunteering - Voluntary Service Overseas - VSO, Book 1 · The Port Hope Simpson Diaries 1969-70, Book 1 · Illustrated Diaries, Book 13 · Personal Journals · Mysteries. Price: $6.95 USD. Words: 8,560. Language: English. Published: October 18, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
The Port Hope Simpson Diaries 1969 - 70 Vol. 1 Newfoundland and Labrador, Canada: Summit Special Series Title: The Port Hope Simpson Diaries Vol 1 by Llewelyn Pritchard Smashwords Edition Copyright 2010 Llewelyn Pritchard Learn what it's like to be dropped off in what feels like the middle of nowhere, when you are straight out of Grammar School in the UK.
When the Outfit Ran Chicago, Vol III: The Frank Nitti Era by James R Ashley
Price: $3.00 USD. Words: 22,990. Language: English. Published: August 1, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Criminals & outlaws
Nitti was primarily a businessman and began to restructure the Outfit along the lines of a business. He moved the Outfit out of prostitution and deeper into union racketeering, gambling, and Hollywood movie studio extortions. When the lid blew off the Hollywood extortion racket, Nitti was ordered to take the 'rap' for everyone and instead chose to commit suicide.
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.
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.
Adventures in Filmmaking by Peter Rowe
Price: $8.95 USD. Words: 96,140. Language: English. Published: May 28, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Adventurers & explorers, Nonfiction » Biography » Artists, architects, & photographers
Peter Rowe has made over 200 films and filmed movie stars, exploding nature, wild animals, features, documentaries, television series, politics and pop culture all over the world. He has now told the best, funniest and most entertaining stories of his long career in his book "Adventures in Filmmaking". “A must-read for anyone fascinated by the entertainment industry."-Jeff Willner, Traveledge
To Hellas and Back by Lana Penrose
Price: $4.95 USD. Words: 90,620. Language: English. Published: November 14, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
My Modern-Day Greek Tragedy: A funny, moving true story of a woman following the love of her life to the ends of the earth, only to lose her mind!
Porcelain Soldier: Discovering Gratitude in Cancer by Kelli Davis
Price: $9.95 USD. Words: 20,590. Language: English. Published: August 8, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
At age twenty-eight, Kelli Davis is young, in a promising relationship, and has just embarked on an exciting, fulfilling career that she is passionate about and is taking her places. Then, one night, she is rushed to the emergency room for severe pain in her arm, and is discharged three hours later with a completely unexpected diagnosis: cancer.
Disappeared Without a Trace, Vol I: Amelia Earhart by James R Ashley
Price: $7.00 USD. Words: 34,040. Language: English. Published: August 6, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Adventurers & explorers
Amelia Earhart was one of the most well known and admired woman of her age. She lived her dream, however, at a dangerous time, when flight was in its infancy, and simple. The round-the-world flight was to be Amelia’s last and most spectacular flight. When Amelia took off on that fateful day of July 2, 1937, she had no way of knowing that it would be the last day of her life.