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A Luminous Future by Teodor Flonta
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 111,640. Language: English. Published: May 25, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » History » European, Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs(5.00 from 20 reviews)
The Second World War is over but the lives of the inhabitants of Lupoaia (Valley of the Wolves), a little village in Transylvania, are thrown into turmoil with the imposition of drastic, senseless changes by a new regime, intent on creating a new man for a new society. The new totalitarian government threatens to eliminate the Flonta family by declaring Teodor's father an 'enemy of the people.'
A Passage To Neem Dreams by Inez Baranay
Price: Free! Words: 61,310. Language: English. Published: October 26, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Partly a memoir about writing Neem Dreams, partly a critical study of her own novel, themes include the creation of a novel, travels and research in India, neem as a symbol of the clash between globalisation and tradition, and the influence of EM Forster. Neem Dreams was published in India in 2003 to widespread critical acclaim.
Crosscultural Doctoring.On and Off the beaten Path by William LeMaire
Price: Free! Words: 73,290. Language: English. Published: May 12, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
This is about my academic career as an Ob&Gyn; my decision at 55 to jump in the unknown; my work abroad; and how I accomplished this. The book is a series of loosely connected anecdotes, medical and non medical, funny and not so funny. I will convey the excitement and satisfaction of this decision. The hope is that the book will inspire others to make the jump and may be even to write their story
Einstein's Shutter by Vincent Yanez
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 96,360. Language: English. Published: March 8, 2010. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Buddhism(4.90 from 10 reviews)
Einstein’s Shutter is a whirlwind journey into a decade of one man’s life. A relationship, the death of a friend and an insider view of what happened in NYC after 9/11. It is a story about redemption, reincarnation and ultimately about the power of the human spirit in a man and a city, finding the strength they need to rise again.
The Life & Times of a Boomer Baby by L.K. Campbell
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 23,470. Language: English. Published: August 11, 2009. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs(4.60 from 5 reviews)
Personal anecdotes about growing up on a farm in the rural south during the 1960s. The author's sometimes humorous and sometimes poignant recollections tell the story of one family's joys and struggles amid changing times.
Tricks of Trade - Memories of a Rogue Lawyer by Jacobus Kotze
Series: Legal Books, Book 1. Price: Free! Words: 84,070. Language: English (South African dialect). Published: January 21, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Criminals & outlaws, Nonfiction » Biography » Reference
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.
Haley, A Novel by John A Johnson
Price: Free! Words: 74,310. Language: English. Published: August 26, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Celebrity biography, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Police Procedural
This is the story of two ambitious baby boomers who met and became parents of a little girl. The mother had a psychotic hatred of men, especially successful professionals like a psychiatrist. The mother succeeded in trapping the father in a crime and he was imprisoned and never saw his daughter again.
The Kindest People Who Do Good Deeds, Volume 3: 250 Anecdotes by David Bruce
Series: The Kindest People Who Do Good Deeds, Book 3. Price: Free! Words: 38,050. Language: English. Published: December 28, 2010. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Celebrity biography
This book contains 250 stories about good deeds, including this one: At the 1992 Olympics Games in Barcelona, cameraman Kenny Woo went around dropping pennies because he knew that the members of the United States women’s gymnastics team thought that finding a penny meant they would have good luck.
the happy trails of hitch hike mike by hitchhikemike
Price: Free! Words: 85,580. Language: English. Published: May 4, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Travel » Budget(5.00 from 1 review)
an auto biography by me! sorry its raw but thats how i wrote it! its my attempt at recalling my younger years as a traveller, this handsome young adventurer has grown up to be one of ucluelets favourite authors! join the happy trails of hitch hike mike and travel deep into your heart, full of smiles! my song writing through the years is included stay tuned more happy trails to come!
Hermann Ungar: a Life and Works by Vicky Unwin
Price: Free! Words: 213,560. Language: English. Published: September 20, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Literary biography
English translation of Dieter Südhoff's PhD thesis on the life of forgotten Czech Jewish writer, Hermann Ungar, who died in 1929.
25 Years in the Rearview Mirror: 52 Authors Look Back by Stacy Juba
Price: Free! Words: 30,090. Language: English. Published: August 5, 2012. Categories: Essay » Literature, Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs(4.60 from 5 reviews)
Inspired by Stacy Juba's bestselling novel Twenty-Five Years Ago Today, this collection of poignant and uplifting essays is the perfect book to enjoy over your morning coffee. Read about school days, quirky jobs, romance, raising a family, hard times, the writing journey, and much more in these slice of life vignettes from 52 writers. Reflect upon the small defining moments that shape your life.
The Kindest People: Be Excellent to Each Other (Volume 2) by David Bruce
Series: The Kindest People: Be Excellent to Each Other, Book 2. Price: Free! Words: 73,210. Language: English. Published: March 18, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Inspiration » Personal inspiration, Nonfiction » Biography » Celebrity biography(5.00 from 1 review)
When Jamie Farr's father died, Jamie was broke and needed money to get to Phoenix, Arizona, for the funeral. Jamie started to tell a long-time friend, Andy Fenady, his problem, and before Jamie was able to finish, Andy gave him a signed blank check and said, “Fill it out for whatever amount you need.” Jamie filled it out for $50 — at the time that was enough money for a round-trip air ticket.
An Ordinary Man In An Ordinary World by Martin McGregor
Price: Free! Words: 29,240. Language: English. Published: October 23, 2010. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs(4.33 from 3 reviews)
I have seen more in 41 years of life than some people would see in many lifetimes. I have lived and loved hurt and suffered. My father was an alcoholic, but I never stopped loving him. This is the story of a messed up childhood, and Micheal Jackson thought he had it bad? No chance. I witnessed, death, rape torture, fighting, hatred and suffered at the hands of bullies. This is my true story
The Onion Peeler by Malcolm Whyman
Price: Free! Words: 71,250. Language: English. Published: June 4, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs(5.00 from 1 review)
This book navigates the life of Malcolm Whyman, depicting a captivating view of wartime britain, the hungry 50's, the swinging 60's , the turbulent 70's and the free for all of the early 1980's . As biographical books swamp the shelves, this book offers a refreshing take on the genre. Ultimately Whyman shows that you dont have to be famous to have a life full of twists and turns.
Hard Time 2nd Edition: Locked Up Abroad Raving Arizona by Shaun Attwood
Series: The English Shaun Trilogy. Price: Free! Words: 115,510. Language: British English. Published: October 16, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Criminals & outlaws, Nonfiction » True Crime » Organized crime(5.00 from 1 review)
As shown on TV worldwide on Nat Geo’s Locked Up/Banged Up Abroad, Hard Time is the story of how Shaun Attwood, an educated Englishman, survived Arizona’s deadliest jail run by "America's toughest sheriff," Joe Arpaio.
Peirce, memorie storiche, araldiche e genealogiche di un cognome. by Guglielmo Peirce
Price: Free! Words: 40,130. Language: Italian. Published: August 12, 2010. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography, Essay » Sociology
Il risultato di alcuni mesi di navigazione in Internet alla ricerca delle più antiche memorie delle principali famiglie inglesi dal cognome Peirce. Libro del tipo 'work in progress', ma con 'editing' non frequente; si consiglia nondimeno di ripeterne ogni tanto il gratuito 'download'.
The Kindest People: Heroes and Good Samaritans, Volume 1 by David Bruce
Series: The Kindest People: Heroes and Good Samaritans, Book 1. Price: Free! Words: 69,830. Language: English. Published: August 17, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Inspiration » Personal inspiration, Nonfiction » Biography » Other biographies
In February 2010 in Cordoba, Spain, Vanessa Robinet began to give birth. No one was around except her six-year-old son, Agustin, so he telephoned his father, Caesar, to come, and he stayed with his mother until she gave birth to his healthy baby brother, Matias, who weighed 3.4 kilos. Agustin said, “My mom always says that all women are in pain when they go to have a baby.”
The Kindest People Who Do Good Deeds, Volume 6: 250 Anecdotes by David Bruce
Series: The Kindest People Who Do Good Deeds, Book 6. Price: Free! Words: 57,430. Language: English. Published: March 5, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Inspiration » General self-help, Nonfiction » Biography » Celebrity biography
This book recounts 250 stories of good deeds, including this one: The members of the Lebanon Valley College Rugby Team, a women’s team, stopped by the home of Joe Donley of Lebanon, PA, in November of 2010 and cleaned up his leaves. In a letter to the editor of the "Lebanon Daily News," Mr. Donley wrote, “We should be proud of young people such as these who take the opportunity to do good deeds.”
John Pio Came to Maine by Al Newman
Price: Free! Words: 74,080. Language: English. Published: September 28, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Biography, Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography
This is a biography of Madeiran immigrant John Pio and his wife, Margaret Ordway, and of most of their descendants. It cites a website where you can find family-related photos and documents, and provides instructions for finding the items you want to access. This book provides a glimpse of Maine, New Hampshire and Massachusetts history as it relates to the Pio line.