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The Kindest People: Heroes and Good Samaritans (Volume 6)
Series: The Kindest People: Heroes and Good Samaritans, Book 6. Price: Free! Words: 78,630. Language: English. Published: July 11, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Celebrity biography, Nonfiction » Inspiration » Personal inspiration
This book contains 250 stories about heroes and Good Samaritans.
Chalk Pits & Cherry Stones
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 63,510. Language: English. Published: May 28, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
(5.00 from 5 reviews)
This is a memoir about growing up in an industrialized riverside area of North Kent in the nineteen forties and fifties. It was a time of food rationing and shortages, air raid warnings and Doodlebugs, cheerful poverty and overcrowding where of necessity the local chalk pits and bomb sites became familiar playgrounds.
Memoirs Of a Manic
Series: Bipolar Experiences, Book 2. Price: Free! Words: 70,950. Language: English. Published: November 13, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Environmentalists & naturalists
Despite being Bipolar and having a severe Learning Disability I earned a PhD in Environmental Chemistry and became a Full Professor at The University of Toronto. This book, Memoirs of a Manic, consists of 61 mainly humorous short stories related to events that occurred during my improbably successful career which includes publication of 6 research oriented Books by major Science Publishers.
Children of Arnhem's Kaleidoscope
Price: Free! Words: 141,760. Language: English. Published: October 13, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » History » Australia & New Zealand
(4.67 from 3 reviews)
It was hot. There was sudden stillness in the late afternoon air and the surface of the small waterhole shone with unnatural smoothness. Fresh pig tracks at water's edge suggested pigs just gone. Two bubbles popped to the surface near the edge of the pool; just decaying vegetation, said my mind. I should have smelt crocodile! A story of a missionary family in remote aboriginal Australia.
Black Sheep and Gold Diggers
Price: Free! Words: 58,110. Language: English. Published: March 16, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography, Nonfiction » Biography » Criminals & outlaws
The personal stories of two men, Richard Venvill and Joseph Allen who were transported to Australia as convicts. Both were pardoned for very different reasons. The book spans the years from 1830 to 1902 and follows them through their convict years, the settlement of Port Philip, the beginnings of Melbourne,the gold rush,and other events that affected their lives.
The Kindest People: Be Excellent to Each Other (Volume 1)
Series: The Kindest People: Be Excellent to Each Other, Book 1. Price: Free! Words: 73,880. Language: English. Published: October 7, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Inspiration » Personal inspiration, Nonfiction » Biography » Celebrity biography
(5.00 from 1 review)
This book contains 250 stories about good deeds, including this one: Some children are incredibly nice. A boy named Jacob made his mother a glass of strawberry-flavored milk. He left it in the refrigerator along with this note: “Dear Mom, This is for you, I understand how hard you work, and I know you love strawberry milk so, I made this for you. :) Jacob.”
Bare Naked Wayne
Price: Free! Words: 95,030. Language: English. Published: April 1, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
A tell-all self-portrait of a private man, chronicling the author's quest for truth, love, and purpose in life. Stories include: "Growing Up with Jesus," "God Sends Maggots," "Thank God for LSD," "Tom Washington Shit in My Hat," "I Burn Miss Utah at the Stake," "Saving the Great Lakes," "I Wore Abbie Hoffman's Coat," and his sordid tale of life as the sixth husband of a white witch.
Sailor Soldier Lover
Price: $3.95 USD. Words: 73,710. Language: English. Published: July 2, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Self-improvement » Motivation and inspiration, Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
A factual account of an extraordinary saga of resiliency, courage and sailing skill by a continuous twice-around solo ocean circumnavigator in a 43-foot sailing yacht.
The Kindest People: Heroes and Good Samaritans (Volume 5)
Series: The Kindest People: Heroes and Good Samaritans, Book 5. Price: Free! Words: 82,050. Language: English. Published: May 28, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Celebrity biography, Nonfiction » Inspiration » Personal inspiration
This book contains 250 stories about heroic rescues, good deeds, and kindness.
ENIGMA: St Francis of Assisi
Price: Free! Words: 51,520. Language: English. Published: May 1, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Religious biography, Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Christian Life / General
This biography of St Francis views him as an enigma. He was was born into wealth and privilege, yet he chose a life of extreme poverty and simplicity. His early life was defined by a carefree attitude to everything, yet he grew into a person of enormous religious conviction and spiritual focus. He had little education but became a highly influential teacher. What lessons can he teach us today?
Diarios de Rafael Hoffman: Los mercenarios
Series: Saga Reminiscencias Oscuras, Book 1. Price: Free! Words: 38,690. Language: Spanish. Published: April 18, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Criminals & outlaws
(5.00 from 1 review)
Relata la vida de un joven asesino inusual, profesor de refuerzo durante el dia, bohemio durante la noche. Rafael Hoffman vive por intereses, despreciando los grandes lujos pero amante de los placeres carnales. Su vida dará un giro brutal en cuanto conozca a Cristina, pues ella también esconde oscuros secretos...
The Kindest People Who Do Good Deeds, Volume 7: 250 Anecdotes
Series: The Kindest People Who Do Good Deeds, Book 7. Price: Free! Words: 65,220. Language: English. Published: July 12, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Inspiration » Personal inspiration, Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography
Don Rickles’ father taught him everything he ever needed to know about making car repairs: Pay someone else to make them. His father was a very kind man. He sold life insurance, and when his customers could not afford to pay the premiums, often he would pay the premiums for them. When his father died, his customers showed their respect for him by paying back what they owed him.
Leading U: Inspirational Stories from UAlberta Alumni & Students
Price: Free! Words: 53,410. Language: English. Published: October 2, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Leading U assembles the stories of incredible University of Alberta alumni and students. Whether it's Randy Boissonnault, Brad Ferguson, Amy Shostak or Ashlyn Bernier, Leading U shares the on-campus experiences and reflections of the university's distinguished leaders. For incoming students looking to make their own mark on campus, this is a must-read.
Vietnam: A Soldier's Journal
Price: Free! Words: 59,270. Language: English. Published: October 24, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
Vietnam: A Soldier's Journal by Jack Durish is a personal memoir of the author's tour of duty in Vietnam during the war that tore America's heart in half. It is a tale of his adventures and misadventures while serving in the rear echelons of the 9th Infantry Division. This telling of the Vietnam story is not politically correct, just true.
Aroma of Orange Pekoe - Non-fiction e-book
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 33,670. Language: English. Published: November 18, 2008. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
(5.00 from 1 review)
The life and living; the entertaining and ways of Tea Planters who made a living in those remote plantations of north-east India in the 1950s. Scots, Brits, and Indians lived in a cohesive society mostly cut off from the rest of the world. They built their own clubs where they danced and entertained; played indoor and outdoor games; drank and lived a rugged life - hunting, fishing and trekking.
The Great Adventure
Price: Free! Words: 69,280. Language: English. Published: April 1, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Military biography, Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography
From Footscray in the western suburbs of Melbourne to Flanders on the Western Front. Personal accounts of three brothers George Joe and Dave, who served in the AIF during World War One, and of the families they left behind. They all had life changing experiences but not all of those were caused by the war. Battles at Lone Pine, Pozieres, The Somme, and others, are described from their perspective.
Kiss Chronicles
Price: Free! Words: 68,650. Language: English. Published: March 27, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
(4.92 from 12 reviews)
When I turned 30 without getting my first kiss — yes, you read that right. Read over it again if you need to. Anyway, when I turned 30, I decided I had to take action and get a first kiss to be remembered. So I devised a method to get my first kiss in a way that would be guaranteed to make it meaningful: I would auction off my first kiss for charity.
Zythom T1 L'âge d'or est devant nous
Price: Free! Words: 43,210. Language: French. Published: September 22, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Computers and Internet » Social aspects / general, Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Sur un ton impertinent et plein d'humour, le blog de Zythom fourmille d'anecdotes vécues, tant sur sa vie personnelle ou professionnelle que sur ses activités d'expert judiciaire. Elles sont réunies dans cet essai pour participer à l'éclairage du public à travers le point de vue rarement exprimé de l'homme de l'art.
Sail with Jim - The Dream
Price: Free! Words: 31,100. Language: English. Published: October 17, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Sailing
A ten year old introduced to sailing by a friend makes himself a promise to someday buy his own yacht. This is the 50 year journey to fulfill that promise.
Ero venuto da lei per parlare con voi ma tu non c'eri
Price: Free! Words: 37,750. Language: Italian. Published: December 7, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
My first and last autobiography. Simply my life with its ups and downs. Post-war years I have done a thousand jobs and many removals. I had joys and sorrows. I describe everything in an ironic tone. Text in Italian.