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The Kindest People: Be Excellent to Each Other (Volume 1) by David Bruce
Series: The Kindest People: Be Excellent to Each Other, Book 1. Price: Free! Words: 73,880. Language: English. Published: October 7, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Inspiration » Personal inspiration, Nonfiction » Biography » Celebrity biography(5.00 from 1 review)
This book contains 250 stories about good deeds, including this one: Some children are incredibly nice. A boy named Jacob made his mother a glass of strawberry-flavored milk. He left it in the refrigerator along with this note: “Dear Mom, This is for you, I understand how hard you work, and I know you love strawberry milk so, I made this for you. :) Jacob.”
Daddy Die Hard by Isaac Sweeney
Price: Free! Words: 2,060. Language: English. Published: August 21, 2011 by Gone Dog Press. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
After his father left his family, the author found a replacement in the unlikeliest of fictional characters - the gun-weilding, hard-cursing, cigarette-smoking John McClane from the movie Die Hard. About 2,000 words.
Children of Arnhem's Kaleidoscope by Graham Wilson
Price: Free! Words: 141,760. Language: English. Published: October 13, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » History » Australia & New Zealand(4.67 from 3 reviews)
It was hot. There was sudden stillness in the late afternoon air and the surface of the small waterhole shone with unnatural smoothness. Fresh pig tracks at water's edge suggested pigs just gone. Two bubbles popped to the surface near the edge of the pool; just decaying vegetation, said my mind. I should have smelt crocodile! A story of a missionary family in remote aboriginal Australia.
De mémoire(s) by Michel Debeauvais
Price: Free! Words: 17,990. Language: French. Published: August 18, 2010 by Les Editions Lexemplaire. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Social scientists & psychologists
Souvenirs de Michel Debeauvais, Professeur émérite de l'Université Paris 8, ancien élève de l'ENS et de l'ENA, dont la carrière fut d'une immense richesse. Dans ces "souvenirs", extraordinaires au sens propre, on entendra partout la voix d'une résistance dont nul ne peut sortir indemne.
The Kindest People: Heroes and Good Samaritans (Volume 5) by David Bruce
Series: The Kindest People: Heroes and Good Samaritans, Book 5. Price: Free! Words: 82,050. Language: English. Published: May 28, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Celebrity biography, Nonfiction » Inspiration » Personal inspiration
This book contains 250 stories about heroic rescues, good deeds, and kindness.
Alexander the Great: Tactician or Eagle? by John J. Donnangelo
Price: Free! Words: 10,370. Language: English. Published: April 25, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography
Was Alexander the Great a Tactician or an Eagle? In addition to being skilled in the tactics of planning and coordinating military forces in battle, he also possessed the keen vision of an eagle by “seeing” what his adversaries might be planning and then to counterattack. Was he a military genius or a lucky adolescent? Let us delve deeper into his life and examine the factors.
ENIGMA: St Francis of Assisi by Chris Park
Price: Free! Words: 51,520. Language: English. Published: May 1, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Religious biography, Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Christian Life / General
This biography of St Francis views him as an enigma. He was was born into wealth and privilege, yet he chose a life of extreme poverty and simplicity. His early life was defined by a carefree attitude to everything, yet he grew into a person of enormous religious conviction and spiritual focus. He had little education but became a highly influential teacher. What lessons can he teach us today?
Diarios de Rafael Hoffman: Los mercenarios by Albert Gamundi, Sr
Series: Saga Reminiscencias Oscuras, Book 1. Price: Free! Words: 38,680. Language: Spanish. Published: April 18, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Criminals & outlaws(5.00 from 1 review)
Relata la vida de un joven asesino inusual, profesor de refuerzo durante el dia, bohemio durante la noche. Rafael Hoffman vive por intereses, despreciando los grandes lujos pero amante de los placeres carnales. Su vida dará un giro brutal en cuanto conozca a Cristina, pues ella también esconde oscuros secretos...
Where That Came From is Anybody's Guess by Sarah Rebecca Kelly
Price: Free! Words: 2,000. Language: English. Published: June 30, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Literary biography(3.00 from 1 review)
Young Herbie carried a club and knew how to sway opinions. At twelve years old, he was the leader of a gang of homeless street rascals. He told us that among the grocery cart pushers The Candle Lighter Shelter was considered 'the lesserof all evils'.
My First Ninety Years by Mary Jane Baird
Price: Free! Words: 3,330. Language: English. Published: August 22, 2010 by Murder Creek Publishing. Categories: Nonfiction » Relationships and Family » Family activities, Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs(3.00 from 3 reviews)
The author gives us an opportunity to experience some of the more memorable moments in her long, rich life. First, as a child growing up in a small town in Kansas during the Depression, later as one of the fortunate young women who went to college during that time, and then as the wife of a very successful Presbyterian minister for 50 years.
The Kindest People Who Do Good Deeds, Volume 7: 250 Anecdotes by David Bruce
Series: The Kindest People Who Do Good Deeds, Book 7. Price: Free! Words: 65,220. Language: English. Published: July 12, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Inspiration » Personal inspiration, Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography
Don Rickles’ father taught him everything he ever needed to know about making car repairs: Pay someone else to make them. His father was a very kind man. He sold life insurance, and when his customers could not afford to pay the premiums, often he would pay the premiums for them. When his father died, his customers showed their respect for him by paying back what they owed him.
Leading U: Inspirational Stories from UAlberta Alumni & Students by Emerson Csorba
Price: Free! Words: 53,410. Language: English. Published: October 2, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Leading U assembles the stories of incredible University of Alberta alumni and students. Whether it's Randy Boissonnault, Brad Ferguson, Amy Shostak or Ashlyn Bernier, Leading U shares the on-campus experiences and reflections of the university's distinguished leaders. For incoming students looking to make their own mark on campus, this is a must-read.
Ten Women with a Past by Will Coe
Price: Free! Words: 9,900. Language: English. Published: November 16, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Celebrity biography
A collection of articles published during 2011 in the online biographical magazine, Egopendium. Ten women of today assessed, not always sympathetically, by great figures from the past who had similar talents or achievements.
Twenty men with a past by Will Coe
Price: Free! Words: 17,800. Language: English. Published: November 16, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Celebrity biography
A free collection of articles published during 2011 in the online biographical magazine, Egopendium. Twenty men of today assessed, not always sympathetically, by great figures from the past who had similar talents or achievements.
Vietnam: A Soldier's Journal by Jack Durish
Price: Free! Words: 59,270. Language: English. Published: October 24, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
Vietnam: A Soldier's Journal by Jack Durish is a personal memoir of the author's tour of duty in Vietnam during the war that tore America's heart in half. It is a tale of his adventures and misadventures while serving in the rear echelons of the 9th Infantry Division. This telling of the Vietnam story is not politically correct, just true.
Testing the Waters (Fifteen &...What!?) by Elizabeth McNew
Price: Free! Words: 9,400. Language: English. Published: March 16, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Woman biographies, Nonfiction » Sex and Relationships » History of sex
Planning her own pregnancy at the age of fourteen was more than a mistake. This choice would soon lead Elizabeth to the darkest places that life has to offer; emotionally, physically, and spiritually. She raises her family as a productive and healthy teenage mom for three years. Until the unthinkable happens. A mothers most horrific nightmare.
The Great Adventure by Barry Allan
Price: Free! Words: 69,280. Language: English. Published: April 1, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Military biography, Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography
From Footscray in the western suburbs of Melbourne to Flanders on the Western Front. Personal accounts of three brothers George Joe and Dave, who served in the AIF during World War One, and of the families they left behind. They all had life changing experiences but not all of those were caused by the war. Battles at Lone Pine, Pozieres, The Somme, and others, are described from their perspective.