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When the Outfit Ran Chicago, Vol II: The Al Capone Era
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 125,710. Language: English. Published: July 31, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Criminals & outlaws
Al Capone’s function was to clear the decks and establish supremacy of the Chicago Outfit over the independent gangs in Chicago. He did that in such a spectacular and violent manner that he came to personify what people wanted to believe the quintessential gangster boss to be. His sole claim to fame will be his notoriety as the murderous gangster who ran Chicago during the “Roaring 20s.”
Twisted Love
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 101,750. Language: English. Published: July 18, 2014 by Black Rose Writing. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Criminals & outlaws, Nonfiction » True Crime » Murder
A collection of true crime cases from Ohio and surrounding states, featuring riveting cases of obsession, lust, murder, secret lives, and sexual depravity. It showcases the chilling reality that homicide investigators know all too well: the last face most murder victims see is not that of a stranger, but of someone familiar.
Stars and Flowers
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.
Footnote to a Dream
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.
An Iranian at Home and Abroad
Price: $5.50 USD. Words: 127,690. Language: English. Published: March 17, 2014 by Memoirs Publishing. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Imagine visiting a tourist town for a break and being picked up by the police because you are not a local, then finding yourself with a rope around your neck in a public execution? Iran comes under close scrutiny as the author tries to come to terms with life where freedom of speech, movement and to wear the clothing of one's choice does not exist.
Sixteen Vs, Book Three, The Adolescent Years
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.
The Nixons: A Family Portrait
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.
Mảnh Trời Xanh Trên Thung Lũng
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 283,750. Language: Vietnamese. Published: January 12, 2013 by Kệ Sách eBook. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir, Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography
TIÊU DAO BẢO CỰ MẢNH TRỜI XANH TRÊN THUNG LŨNG Hồi Ký – Tự Truyện Copyrighted @2013 Tiêu Dao Bảo Cự Published by Kệ Sách eBook Publishing Center Smashwords Edition ISBN 978-1-3017-2853-4
Royal Air Force Coastal Command
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.
The People Under the House
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 107,040. Language: English. Published: September 10, 2014 by Second Wind Publishing, LLC. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography
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Very few escaped the death camps of Nazi Germany. Of those who survived, nearly all had been successfully hidden by friends. A handful had no such friends and co-conspirators, but managed to stay alive through a rare combination of wits, intuition and luck. Werner Hellman was one of the latter. This is their story, completed by Dene after Werner’s death.
John Somerset Pakington: his first 50 years
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..
Why Do Lettuces Grow
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 140,730. Language: English. Published: June 21, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
This is an autobiography of an ordinary man's life, starting from his earliest memories as a child until his mid-seventies. It includes his experiences, thoughts that worried him deeply, his different careers, his travels to many different countries both for work and pleasure and the quest for some understanding of the intriguing mysteries surrounding life and the world we live in.
Conversations with a Small Boy
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
To Sark and Beyond
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.
AN AMERICAN SAGA - Juan Trippe and his Pan Am Empire
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.
Life is beautiful - No matter what !
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.
Russian Documents Mongolian Dust
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 135,210. 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.
Sailing Through Life
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.
Green Suede Shoes: An Irish-American Odyssey
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.
Autobiography of an Unknown Man
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 157,930. Language: English. Published: July 7, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
The story of one man's life from his birth in war torn England in 1941, emigration to Namibia in 1951, school and University in Namibia and South Africa, creation of a major construction company during the Border War in Namibia, the company's collapse under apartheid and its effect on his family, making a new start as a contracts manager in the Far and Middle East and his retirement to Thailand.