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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
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.
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..
Vasele de Croaziera: Viata ascunsa de pe un vas de croaziera by Alexandru T.
Price: $2.29 USD. Words: 144,740. Language: Romanian. Published: June 21, 2015 by EdDigitala. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Adventurers & explorers, Nonfiction » Travel » Travel - Reference
Subiectul tratat in carte este despre viata pe un vas de croaziera, cu bune, cu rele, pe scurt... dincolo de usile inchise, volumul 1. Spaga, santaj si mafie, rasism dar si iubire. Faze comice de ambele parti, pasageri si echipaj. Info de asemenea cum, cand si unde sa mergi intr-o croaziera. Lectura placuta. Prosperitate si Dumnezeu sa va binecuvanteze!
"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.
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.
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.
Their Story by John Gillam
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 135,790. Language: English. Published: August 1, 2014 by Bookpal Australia. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Biographical anthologies
Many have written about the conventional military history of WWI with its focus on units and battles, only using personal information to illustrate points of history. This approach perpetuates a generic ANZAC legend that has until now excluded the contribution of family and supportive community groups. Some have written about the grief and impact the losses of the war caused to families at home.
Once Upon A Road Trip by Angela N. Blount
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 137,700. Language: English. Published: November 1, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Fiction » Young adult or teen » Romance
*Think 'Eat, Pray, Love'...the teen version. A pre-life crisis on a shoestring budget. *A geeky girl goes on an unlikely 8-week adventure--encountering unexpected danger, wonderment, grief, and love. *A fiction-like retelling of a young woman's true story--made up of 3rd person narrative and actual journal entries.
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!
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.
Letters to My Son by Michael French
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 137,830. Language: English. Published: July 25, 2014 by Bookpal Australia. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » History » Essays
This book is by my Great Great Grandfather, John Bemrose, who wrote a series of letters, 60 in all to his son, Weightman, who was experiencing as we understand it today a rough time in his teenage years. So his father wrote him this series of letters, based on his own life and times in his own teenage years in England and America, during the early 1800’s.
Another Yin Oan a Wan Way Tickut by Brian Brown
Price: $5.50 USD. Words: 131,920. Language: English. Published: March 17, 2014 by Memoirs Publishing. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Military biography
This is Brian Brown's personal diary of his rise from Belisha Boy signalman up to the giddy heights of 2nd Lieutenant in the Royal Corps of Signals between 1939 until 1945 and includes 31/2 years as a Prisoner of War after being ordered by CIC Percival to surrender to the Japanese at the fall of Singapore on 15th February 1942.
Nomad by Winston Brown
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 107,720. Language: Australian English. Published: June 20, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Adventurers & explorers, Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
An exciting novel, non fiction, about the establishment of an aviation company in Papua New Guinea in the post independence era. Jealousy of the existing operators and a Company Secretary endeavouring to wrest control from the founder provides a story of conflict, determination and intrigue. The result of which keeps the reader in suspense from cover to cover.
A Lifetime in the Eye of the Storm by Andre Nguyen Van Chau
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 221,610. Language: English. Published: February 1, 2015 by Erin Go Bragh Publishing. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography, Nonfiction » History » War
Hiep lived her life, from earliest childhood, at the center of the war. This is her story of love and loss, triumph and tragedy. It is the story of all women who have lived through a war, with only their steadfast love, hope and faith in God to give them the strength to go on living.
Walk Into The Unknown by Ines C. Rothen
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 168,720. Language: English. Published: October 21, 2014 by Austin Macauley. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Other biographies
One summer in 1960 an au pair flew into London from Switzerland. Alone in the soot and bombsites, she hoped only to broaden her horizons and improve her English. A stranger to Britain at a time when television was new, abortion was illegal and some said the Beatles were crap, her father expected her back within a year.
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.
Until Proven Innocent by Arthur Jay Harris
Series: Harris True Crime Collection. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 132,850. Language: English. Published: May 17, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Criminals & outlaws, Nonfiction » True Crime » Kidnapping, abduction, hostage taking
By now deep into his case, the prosecutor was no longer as sure as he'd been: Were maybe not both of his murder defendants truly guilty? That's when he called his retired dad—would you help me? Dad had been one of the most famous detectives in New York. Years before, he'd solved the real-life murder case the Kojak TV series had been modeled after. A true story. PHOTOGRAPHS INCLUDED. VIEW “SAMPLE"
Autobiography of an Unknown Man by Christopher Bruce
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.