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The Woman who Rewrote History
By Claire Lloyd
Price: Free! Words: 16,570. Language: English. Published: October 29, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Woman biographies
(4.00 from 1 review)
Luisa Isabel Álvarez de Toledo, 21st Duchess of Medina Sidonia, was known as the Red Duchess for her political views and imprisoned by Franco during Spain´s fascist dictatorship. She found evidence in her family's archive that much of Spain's accepted history had been 'cleaned up'. To preserve the archive for posterity she married her secretary on her deathbed, disinheriting her children.
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: 64,010. Language: English. Published: July 12, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Inspiration » Personal inspiration
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.
Tricks of Trade - Memories of a Rogue Lawyer
By Jacobus Kotze
Price: Free! Words: 86,170. Language: English (South African dialect). Published: January 21, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Criminals & outlaws
The author said in his other book Mean Streets -Life in the Apartheid Police "that it is never good advice to see a lawyer for they are only good at taking your money and give long boring explanations on why you do not see tangible results for your case." It cannot be denied that hard working honest folk is scammed every day. This book is about the scams encountered by his clients in Africa.
Chickens, Mules and Two Old Fools
By Victoria Twead
Series: Old Fools, Book 1. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 74,600. Language: English. Published: May 7, 2010 by Ant Press. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » By region
0.75 star(4.70 from 23 reviews)
If Joe and Vicky had known what relocating to a tiny mountain village in Andalucia would be like, they might have hesitated...  They have no idea of the culture shock in store. No idea they'll become reluctant chicken farmers and own the most dangerous cockerel in Spain. No idea they'll help capture a vulture or be rescued by a mule. Will they stay, or return to the relative sanity of England?
Twenty men with a past
By Will Coe
Price: Free! Words: 17,800. Language: English. Published: November 16, 2011. Category: 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.
Bare Naked Wayne
By Wayne Schmidt
Price: Free! Words: 95,030. Language: English. Published: April 1, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
A tell-all self-portrait of a private man, chronicling the author's quest for truth, love, and purpose in life. Stories include: "Growing Up with Jesus," "God Sends Maggots," "Thank God for LSD," "Tom Washington Shit in My Hat," "I Burn Miss Utah at the Stake," "Saving the Great Lakes," "I Wore Abbie Hoffman's Coat," and his sordid tale of life as the sixth husband of a white witch.
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Price: Free! Words: 4,800. Language: Chinese. Published: January 22, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Religious biography
韓仙子寶傳_韩仙子宝传-revised---簡体中文版::;韓仙子寶傳--韓湘子寶傳
Vietnam: A Soldier's Journal
By Jack Durish
Price: Free! Words: 59,300. Language: English. Published: October 24, 2012. Category: 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.
Going Bare!
By John David Harding
Price: Free! Words: 16,370. Language: English. Published: October 2, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » Trip Journals
(2.00 from 1 review)
I have always wanted to try naturism and in August 2012 I got my wish as my terrified wife and excited kids joined me as we went to a naturist resort in southern France for a few days. This book offers a light-hearted look at our first family holiday in five years, when I persuaded them to go bare in public for the first time.
Moved Out of Our Comfort Zone
By Phyllis Porter Dolislager
Price: Free! Words: 8,280. Language: English. Published: January 16, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
We moved three times in twelve months! From Boynton Beach, Fl To Palm Beach, FL To West Palm Beach, FL To Townsend, TN From a 3-bedroom ranch to two condos to a log cabin--in the Smoky Mountains--with black bears as visitors. After 24 years in the same job, Ron changed jobs two times those 12 months. Ron’s sister also passed away, in Detroit, and he was the executor of her estate.
In the Company of Heroes: Life-Shaping People, Life-Changing Moments
By Woodrow Sears
Price: Free! Words: 9,870. Language: English. Published: February 26, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
If you were lucky, mentors showed up to guide you through life's challenging times. You owe your heroes and need to pass their favors along to others. You're invited to meet 15 exceptional people who shaped my life. Most are no longer with us, so this book is part of my pay-back. I hope it will prompt you to remember the heroes in your life, and to keep those gifts alive by sharing them.
Cannabis Cures Cancer?
By Steven Hager
Series: Adventures in Journalism, Book 11. You set the price! Words: 8,820. Language: English. Published: February 2, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Scientists, Inventors
0.5 star(4.50 from 4 reviews)
Does cannabis cure cancer? There are many stories but little scientifically verifiable evidence. Cancer is a big subject and easily misunderstood. But there is no doubt cannabis has anti-cancer effects, so why does the US government pretend it has no legitimate medical uses?
From Kansas Farm Boy to Moderator A Short History of the Life of Rev. William Francis Keesecker
By Mary Jane Baird
Price: Free! Words: 2,310. Language: English. Published: August 18, 2010 by Murder Creek Publishing. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography
(4.00 from 1 review)
A grandmother records some details of her late husband's life for the benefit of his grandchildren and great grandchildren.
Jamie's Diary
By jamiesdiary
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 104,000. Language: English. Published: August 8, 2009. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Other biographies
This is for every teenager, parent and teacher. It is Jamie's story - A captivating collection of diary entries leading to an almost inevitable and catastrophic outcome.
ENIGMA: St Francis of Assisi
By Chris Park
Price: Free! Words: 51,520. Language: English. Published: May 1, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Religious biography
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?
Nosotros los salvados
By Jacqueline Goldberg
Price: Free! Words: 6,340. Language: Spanish. Published: April 20, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Literary biography
En «Nosotros los salvados» el testimonio se convierte en Poesía documental a partir de las dolorosas voces de supervivientes de la Shoá radicados en Venezuela. Los poemas buscan el registro de una belleza diferente, en la que desaparecen entrevistador, transcriptor, escritor y autor para despejar el cauce de una escritura venida del desastre, de lo esencial, de lo más terrible.
Carrying Autism, Feeling Language
By Lucy Blackman
Price: Free! Words: 80,540. Language: English. Published: May 9, 2013 and represented by Mary Jane Blackman. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
(5.00 from 3 reviews)
The author of Lucy's Story: Autism and Other Adventures takes a closer look at what language means to her and the way she views the world. A great insight for everyone. N.B. This book is still under construction and sections are added or edited every couple of weeks. Please re-visit.
Love by Destination
By robert renshaw
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 4,620. Language: English. Published: December 30, 2010. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
0.75 star(4.64 from 11 reviews)
A child is surrounded by lifes influences,only some children are set a more rocky street to play on. A inside vision from the cold steps to the last steps of a tender mind.
The Kindest People: Be Excellent to Each Other (Volume 3)
By David Bruce
Series: The Kindest People: Be Excellent to Each Other, Book 3. Price: Free! Words: 81,040. Language: English. Published: July 9, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Celebrity biography
This book contains 250 stories of good deeds, including this one: Someone who posted anonymously on Quora.com wrote about a man who may have been homeless who came into a truck stop and asked a waitress whether 38 cents was enough to buy a cup of coffee. She replied, “Of course. Have a seat.” The real price of a cup of coffee at the truck stop was 50 cents.
After the Fire: A Personal Essay
By Fred Bubbers
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 9,880. Language: English. Published: November 29, 2009. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
(5.00 from 3 reviews)
A young writer struggles to find his voice in a long ago writing workshop. Years later the teacher's lessons still provide inspiration.