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1309 Days to Freedom by Dietrich Geschke
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 110,820. Language: English. Published: March 20, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography
This is the autobiography of Dietrich W. Geschke, who was born in pre-war East Prussia. Kept along with his mother and sister on Russian collective farms in post-war Kaliningrad Oblast (pre-war East Prussia) for 3 1/2 years and eventually escaped from East Germany to West Germany. His family immigrated to the U.S. in 1952.
To Sark and Beyond by Christine Davies Curtis
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 103,470. Language: English. Published: July 9, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
Chris Davies Curtis has combined her first 3 books: first she is a District Nurse in London in the 1960's. Then she and her husband move to the Feudal Island of Sark to run a guest house and smallholding of 200 hens, goat and a donkey; they travel to NZ by ship, touring in a delivery van they explore work there for 2 years, finally emigrating and Chris gets a job as a rural District Nurse.
Stars and Flowers by Evelyn Klahre Anderson
Price: $6.95 USD. Words: 145,510. Language: English. Published: November 21, 2014 by Coffeetown Press. Categories: Nonfiction » Home and Garden » Gardening, Nonfiction » Biography » Celebrity biography
During her many years as an outdoors columnist in the ’80s and ’90s, Evelyn Klahre Anderson spoke to political figures, Broadway stars, famous scientists, astronauts, recording artists, network newsmen, environmentalists, comedians, and even former presidents and their wives in her quest to learn the impact that plants and flowers had on the lives of these larger than life personalities.
Royal Air Force Coastal Command by John Campbell
Price: $5.50 USD. Words: 143,420. Language: English. Published: July 15, 2014 by Memoirs Publishing. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Military biography
In the decades after the Second World War, John Campbell served as a Coastal Command navigator and crew captain on Shackleton aircraft in the Maritime Patrol role. Having studied in great detail the history and development of Coastal Command, he has researched and written this thorough account of its activities throughout its years of operation.
Sixteen Vs, Book Three, The Adolescent Years by Victor Cox
Series: Sixteen Vs, Book 3. Price: $1.50 USD. Words: 130,300. Language: English. Published: October 12, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir, Nonfiction » Relationships and Family » Life stages / adolescence
Amazing life lessons, broken bones, getting shot at, and several other ‘firsts’ in Victor’s life make this an exciting phase of learning. A typical experimenting teenager trying to dodge the pitfalls of life while having fun. Breaking his vow, Victor is forced to quit school. Several life-threatening events will keep you glued to the pages, holding you in suspense, as you search for the outcome.
Why Do Lettuces Grow by Vernon W. Wilson
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 140,730. Language: English. Published: June 21, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
This is an autobiography of a curious man, starting from his earliest memories as a child until his mid-seventies. It includes his experiences, war stories from elder relatives, thoughts that worried him deeply, his interpretations & possible solutions, the countries he has visited both for work & pleasure, & the quest for some understanding of the intriguing mysteries of life & religion.
Myslim Peza: deshmitar dhe protagonist ne historine e shqiptareve (1912-1939) by Hazis Gjergji
Price: Free! Words: 170,620. Language: Albanian. Published: July 13, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » European, Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography
Ne kete liber pershkruhen ngjarje te historise se Shqiperise (1912-1939), nepermjet studimit te gazetarit dhe historianit Hazis Gjergji, te gershetuara me kujtimet e regjistruara direkt nga goja e Heroit te Popullit, Myslim Peza, luftetar i shquar demokrat dhe antifashist shqiptar.
Footnote to a Dream by Benny Michel
Price: $5.00 USD. Words: 185,620. Language: English (South African dialect). Published: December 23, 2013 by ShalvaPub. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
This autobiography by Benny Michel chronicles his triumph of becoming one of South Africa's most popular musicians, despite his crippling polio affliction and abuse by his domineering father. It provides unique insights into the music world in South Africa during the "Big Band" era, and records the history of Jewish society in the early days of Johannesburg's history.
Sailing Through Life by Barb Radu Sprenger
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 101,320. Language: English. Published: October 12, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir, Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Sailing
The unshakeable bond between human spirits. A memoir. Con warned me on our third date that he planned to sail in his retirement; I fell hard for him anyway. In the blink of an eye we're tossing off the lines in Finland, and sailing into wild seas, testing my courage. Life and death revisit my world and fate plays the final card.
The Nixons: A Family Portrait by Karen Olson
Price: $12.99 USD. Words: 139,410. Language: English. Published: June 22, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » History » American, Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
The complexity of Richard Milhous Nixon is legendary. This book unravels some parts of the mystery with a portrait of the 37th President’s ancestral roots and family life that manages to combine fraternal loyalty with human fascination.
Russian Documents Mongolian Dust by Rensina van den Heuvel
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 134,400. Language: English. Published: August 26, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » Specialties & interests, Nonfiction » Biography » Adventurers & explorers
An adventure travelogue. Driving overland from Australia to the Netherlands via Korea, Russia, Mongolia, Kazakhstan, across a stormy Black Sea to Bulgaria and onwards. I fell in love with Mongolia, land of blue sky and nomads. In freezing temperatures, there's nothing like camping in the wild to stretch you way out of your comfort zone. Jump into this story with me and you'll experience it.
John Somerset Pakington: his first 50 years by Andrew Harris
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 166,440. Language: English. Published: April 11, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Political biography, Nonfiction » History » Modern / 19th Century
A biography of the Sir John Pakington of Westwood Park, Droitwich, born in 1799, who was MP for Droitwich, Worcestershire for 37 years. At Westminster he served on many select committees, including that investigating the Andover Union scandal. He was also much involved in Worcestershire affairs..
Green Suede Shoes: An Irish-American Odyssey by Larry Kirwan
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 138,810. Language: English. Published: November 5, 2013 and represented by Dystel and Goderich Literary Management. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir, Nonfiction » Music » Rock music
This rock 'n' roll Angela's Ashes begins in County Wexford, Ireland, a then womb-like theocracy. After emigrating Kirwan finds himself with the Ramones at CBGBs and the brothers McCourt & Lester Bangs at The Bells of Hell. He forms Black 47 under the watchful eye of Joe Strummer. Green Suede Shoes remembers three decades of a lost New York, and the people who have made it what it is.
"So, Why Have You Never Been Married?": A Memoir of Love, Loss and Lunacy by Alan Stransman
Price: $8.97 USD. Words: 153,400. Language: English. Published: January 21, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
"So, Why Have You Never Been Married?": A Memoir of Love, Loss and Lunacy" is the hilarious - and heartbreaking - new memoir from Alan Stransman, author of "Don't Let Your Dream Business Turn Into a Nightmare: A Cautionary Tale for Would-Be Entrepreneurs". Anyone who has ever fallen in love, endured an interminable blind date or suffered a broken heart will love the new book by Alan Stransman.
Joe Bruno's Mobsters - Three Volume Set - "Mobsters, Gangs, Crooks, and Other Creeps Volumes 1, 2, & 3" by Joe Bruno
Price: $4.44 USD. Words: 167,540. Language: English. Published: December 12, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Criminals & outlaws, Nonfiction » True Crime » Hoaxes & deceptions
SAVE MORE 50% OVER BUYING THE BOOKS INDIVIDUALLY!! According to famed New York City criminal attorney Mathew J. Mari, "Joe Bruno's Mobsters - Three Volume Set" is a composite of characters and events that entwine the Denizens of the underworld with the rich history of America from the early 1800's until today."
Life is beautiful - No matter what ! by Jayne Cloutier
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 144,120. Language: English. Published: August 30, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Woman biographies
" Life is beautiful - No matter what " traces the ups and downs of a young Swiss girl as she struggles through a difficult childhood and into womanhood. Armed only with advice from her beloved grandma, she encounters deception, rejection, cancer, and heartbreak. The book follows her as she travels around the world in search of healing, both for her illness and for her scars on her soul.
Conversations with a Small Boy by Gerry Dubbin
Price: $14.99 USD. Words: 133,820. Language: English. Published: July 14, 2012 by Bookpal Australia. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Celebrity biography
This book recalls the life and times of a small boy who grew to early manhood in Leeds, principle city of the English county of Yorkshire. The period 1939 to 1945 that became known as “The war that changed the world”, forms the backdrop to this record about life and living as experienced by his family and millions of other English working class folk across the north of England who struggled throug
A Life Less Ordinary by Chris Van Dyk
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 119,930. Language: English. Published: October 24, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
What happens when an American from a small, rural town goes overseas to live and teach in one of the biggest cities in South Korea? Follow me on my one year journey to find out!
the American Dream the CHASE FROM THE GHETTO by hassan allah
Price: $10.99 USD. Words: 106,540. Language: English. Published: July 18, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
The story is the same for thousands of americans all over the country. Those who aspire to bigger and better.
AN AMERICAN SAGA - Juan Trippe and his Pan Am Empire by Robert Daley
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 232,210. Language: English. Published: June 30, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Business biography
Juan Trippe, first and last aviation tycoon in history—Roosevelt called him a “Yale educated gangster”--learned to fly in World War I. In 1927 Pan Am had one 90 miles route. By 1935 at great risk Trippe’s flying boats regularly crossed the Pacific. Buying up or driving out of business anyone who got in his way, he built Pan Am into a colossus that dominated the world.