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As You Desire Me: The Psychology of a Multiple Personality by ET Aul
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 116,750. Language: English. Published: March 4, 2012 by J H White. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Social scientists & psychologists, Nonfiction » Psychology » Personality
Publisher's comment:.....It's a powerful and moving story. Readers literally walk in her shoes. One said, "I identified with her from the first page!" And survivors, of all kinds of abuse, will find validation, support and comfort in it.
Being an account by Ernest Lycette of his life as a young man and soldier in the years between 1911 and 1921 by Ernest Lycette
Price: Free! Words: 103,090. Language: English. Published: July 27, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs(5.00 from 1 review)
Being an account by Ernest Lycette of his life as a young man and soldier in the years between 1911 and 1921. This covers his time as a soldier in the British Army in such places as Gallipoli, Somme, Italy, Egypt, Vimy Ridge, Dardanelles, Amiens among many others. His memoirs also cover his time post-war in the army of occupation of Rhineland, and also the Auxiliary Division in Ireland.
The Divine Mistake by Theresa Byrnes
Price: $13.91 USD. Words: 106,920. Language: English. Published: December 5, 2009. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Artists
From Sydney, then the Aboriginal community of Yirrkala, then South America, then New York, the artist Theresa Byrnes experiments with Iyengar yoga, acupuncture, psychic massage, tantric sex and even bondage. And while moving into a wheelchair on July 27, 1996, was “one of the saddest days in my life,” Byrnes later concedes the greater mobility “liberated me from my awkwardness.”
Rolling Stoned by Andrew Loog Oldham
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 181,750. Language: English. Published: August 26, 2011 by Gegensatz Press. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Andrew Loog Oldham was the original manager of the Rolling Stones, created their image, and made Mick Jagger and Keith Richards into songwriters. Without Andrew Loog Oldham, the Rolling Stones would not have become "The Greatest Rock and Roll Band in the World." This is his story.
Three Lives of a Warrior by Phillip Butler
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 222,750. Language: English. Published: July 13, 2010. Categories: Nonfiction » History » War, Nonfiction » Biography » Military biography
Few men have literally been blown out of the sky and lived to tell about it. If you can call being starved, beaten and otherwise tortured living. But not only did Phil Butler survive, he came out of the experience a new man...a war hero, a loving husband, a warrior for peace and justice.
Stories of the Scholar Mohammad Amin Sheikho by Mohammad Amin Sheikho
Price: Free! Words: 121,900. Language: English. Published: June 27, 2014 by amin-sheikho.com. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Religious biography, Nonfiction » Biography » Adventurers & explorers
Mohammad Amin Sheikho - Birth: 1890 A.D. - Death: 1964 A.D. - Precept: Interpretation of the Holy Qur’an. Scholar M. A. Sheikho was born in al-Ward district in Sarouja Quarter, one of the historical districts of Damascus, in Syria which was called mini-Istanbul during the period of the Ottoman rule. He was raised in an Arab style house situated opposite the famous public al-Ward Bathhouse.
A Checkered Past by William Van Poyck
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 118,160. Language: English. Published: May 24, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs(5.00 from 4 reviews)
Miami native William Van Poyck- burglar, bank robber, escape artist, and novelist - pens a sweeping, vividly sketched autobiography guiding readers on an unforgettable, four-decade odyssey, from barefoot youth to reform school to death row. Projected through the lens of raw experience, this is a brutally authentic look into the hardscrabble underbelly of America's criminal justice system.
Oxford: Son of Queen Elizabeth I by Paul Streitz
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 126,300. Language: English. Published: June 15, 2010. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Literary biography, Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography
On July 21, 1548, Princess Elizabeth Tudor gave birth to a son at Cheshunt, England. The father of the child was Thomas Seymour, her stepfather. The child was placed in the home of John de Vere, 16th Earl of Oxford and raised as Edward de Vere, 17th Earl of Oxford, better known to the world by his pen name "William Shakespeare." This is his story.
An Eagle's Sky: My Life as a Birdman by John Stokes
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 104,840. Language: English. Published: October 19, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Environmentalists & naturalists(5.00 from 5 reviews)
This is a true story of a man, John Stokes, who wields his lifelong passion for birds and flight to overcome adversity to ultimately free himself and a one-winged Bald Eagle from its earthly bonds.
Cocky's Boy by Bert Clayton
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 103,780. Language: English. Published: November 15, 2009 by Elderberry Press, Inc.. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs(5.00 from 1 review)
“Not since Kirk Douglas’ memoir, The Ragman’s Son, has a memoir spoken so clearly to “The Greatest Generation.”” Night Owl Reviews Through humor intermingled with drama and with nearly total recall, Bert Clayton tells the story of struggling his way through life, joyful, triumphant, sometimes crushed in the process.
Melvin Belli: King of the Courtroom by Mark Shaw
Price: $8.00 USD. Words: 129,840. Language: English. Published: November 10, 2009. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Celebrity biography
The only authorized biography of the legendary San Francisco attorney Melvin Belli, known as the "King of Torts." Credited with pioneering many of the courtroom tactics utilized today, Belli's clients included The Rolling Stones, Jack Ruby, Errol Flynn, Mohammed Ali, Jim and Tammy Faye Bakker, and Mae West.
DIARY OF A YOUNG MUSICIAN — Final Days of the Big Band Era 1948-1962 by Felix Mayerhofer
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 146,890. Language: English. Published: April 14, 2010 by Fideli Publishing. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Celebrity biography, Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Felix Mayerhofer grew up fast when he went from Juilliard School of Music in New York City to the professional "dog eat dog" world of big bands. It was there he encountered drugs, drinking, and women while traveling on the road. After a couple of years in an air force band during the Korean War, it was back on the road with more jazz groups. A fast read, filled with humor and excitement.
Trail Ways, Path Wise by John Illig
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 107,350. Language: English. Published: November 1, 2009 by Elderberry Press, Inc.. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs(4.50 from 2 reviews)
What people are saying... "Just in time to counteract Bill Bryson's lumbering: A Walk in the Woods, here is a book by a guy who actually made it through."JHM "The author’s style is breezy, intimate; he talks to you, to himself, to his trail mates. When he describes a day on the AT you see it, feel it, as if you are there. He writes fluidly, always compellingly readable." JW
Grandpa Stories by James McCann
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 102,280. Language: English. Published: November 17, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Social Science » Storytelling
It all started one day, when BJ and Darrian giggled at me and made fun of how I started so many things that I said to them with the phrase, " When I was a boy .. ". But Grandpa Stories is not about being their grandpa so much as a collection of stories of how I was lucky enough to grow up to be their Grandpa. I have always loved great story telling and I hope you do as well
She's All Caught Up by Jamila Davis
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 125,270. Language: English. Published: November 14, 2013 by Voices International Publications Inc. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs(5.00 from 1 review)
She's All Caught Up is a cautionary tale based on the life of Jamila T. Davis, a federal prisoner serving a 12 1/2 year sentence. Jamila grew up in a loving middle class home, raised to become her parent's ideal star child. All was copacetic until high school years. Jamila rebels and chooses to live life in the fast lane. When this good girl goes bad, it seems there is no turning back!
Getting Down to Brass Tacks - My Adventures in the World of Jazz, Rio, and Beyond by Amy Duncan
Price: Free! Words: 112,990. Language: English. Published: January 12, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
In the 1950's a young teenage piano student is given an LP of a jazz pianist and is struck with a major epiphany while listening to his music: this was what she wanted to do with her life! This riveting autobiography of a woman in the world of jazz takes us on Amy Duncan’s adventures as a struggling musician and writer in Boston and New York to her exotic life in Rio de Janeiro
The Last Campaign: Robert F. Kennedy and 82 Days That Inspired America by Thurston Clarke
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 112,480. Language: English. Published: April 17, 2013 and represented by David Halpern. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Presidents & heads of state
The bestselling definitive account of Robert Kennedy's exhilarating and tragic 1968 campaign for President.
9/11 Truther: The Fight for Peace, Justice and Accountability by Jon Gold
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 106,680. Language: English. Published: February 24, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Activism
9/11 Truther is the story about an everyday American who saw that something was wrong with what we were told about 9/11, and tried to do something about it.
My Blissful Life As a Submariner's Wife by MJ Allaire
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 107,160. Language: English. Published: August 27, 2010. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Military families have it all, don't they? Free medical, dental, and benefits galore. But what about the dependents left behind when the active duty member deploys? No amount of money can replace when they miss some of life's major milestones, such as the birth of a child, a baby's first steps, or a high school graduation. Do you think you understand the life of the military family? Think again...
Eccentric Explorers by Michael Buckley
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 132,990. Language: English. Published: November 2, 2010. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Asian, Nonfiction » Biography » Biographical anthologies(5.00 from 1 review)
Eccentric Explorers was Winner of the Biography category at the 2009 Indie Excellence Book Awards, California, USA. In this extensively researched book, the rich culture and history of Tibet are viewed through a rather special lens--through the eyes of ten wild and wacky adventurers, each bent on unlocking the strange riddles and secrets of Tibet.