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Marconi - His life with images by Barbara Valotti
Price: Free! Words: 6,890. Language: English. Published: September 29, 2011 by Andrea Carbone. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Scientists, Inventors
Marconi's life in chronological order through the milestones of his surprising career as an inventor and enterpreneur
From Kansas Farm Boy to Moderator A Short History of the Life of Rev. William Francis Keesecker by Mary Jane Baird
Price: Free! Words: 2,310. Language: English. Published: August 18, 2010 by Murder Creek Publishing. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography(4.00 from 1 review)
A grandmother records some details of her late husband's life for the benefit of his grandchildren and great grandchildren.
In the Company of Heroes: Life-Shaping People, Life-Changing Moments by Woodrow Sears
Price: Free! Words: 9,870. Language: English. Published: February 26, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
If you were lucky, mentors showed up to guide you through life's challenging times. You owe your heroes and need to pass their favors along to others. You're invited to meet 15 exceptional people who shaped my life. Most are no longer with us, so this book is part of my pay-back. I hope it will prompt you to remember the heroes in your life, and to keep those gifts alive by sharing them.
Red Skies In Morning: An Unforgettable Stormy Passage from Juneau to Seattle by Elsan Zimmerly
Price: Free! Words: 8,300. Language: English. Published: February 7, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Boating and sailing, Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs(4.00 from 1 review)
The author, a novice sailor, and her husband set out from Juneau, Alaska on a sailboat headed for Seattle, WA. Though early spring, winter weather prevailed in the far north making the voyage long and stressful. Storms, rough seas, frigid temperatures, dense fog, intense rain squalls test their abilities, stamina and their marriage.
The River by Mariellen Ward
Price: Free! Words: 1,770. Language: English. Published: October 19, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues, Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
On January 12, 1998, writer Mariellen Ward found her mother's body. She had died in the night of heart failure. The River is a free e-story about how the lilting waters of India's most sacred river helped her heal from the irreconcilable loss.
Love by Destination by robert renshaw
Price: Free! Words: 4,610. Language: English. Published: December 30, 2010. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir, Nonfiction » Biography » Literary biography(4.67 from 12 reviews)
A child is surrounded by lifes influences,only some children are set a more rocky street to play on. A inside vision from the cold steps to the last steps of a tender mind.
Cannabis Cures Cancer? by Steven Hager
Series: Adventures in Journalism, Book 11. Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 10,180. Language: English. Published: February 2, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Scientists, Inventors(4.50 from 4 reviews)
Does cannabis cure cancer? There are many stories but little scientifically verifiable evidence. Cancer is a big subject and easily misunderstood. But there is no doubt cannabis has anti-cancer effects, so why does the US government pretend it has no legitimate medical uses?
Let's Kill the Dai Uy by Mark Berent
Price: Free! Words: 1,970. Language: English. Published: March 28, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Military biography, Nonfiction » History » Military
This is a hilarious tale of an Air Force combat fighter pilot in Vietnam who goes out on patrol with a special forces team he has supported many times from the air. Seeing the pilot is having a hard time keeping up, one of the Chinese mercenaries called Nungs, says to the team leader, "Let's kill the Dai Uy." Dai Uy is Vietnamese for captain.Read on to see what happened.
I Am A Submariner by Joe C Combs 2nd
Series: The Free Read Series. Price: Free! Words: 1,690. Language: English. Published: August 6, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs(4.75 from 4 reviews)
An inside look at being an submariner, the triumphs and tragedy.
Night Mission on the Ho Chi Minh Trail by Mark Berent
Price: Free! Words: 2,880. Language: English. Published: March 30, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » History » War, Nonfiction » Biography » Military biography
The weather, the built-in hazards of night refueling, target identification, and the mountains hiding in the dark are all enemies- and of course, there's the enemy, too. These pilots have a saying, "And if the big guns don't get you, the black karst will." But then back on top in the moonlight, a man finds brief moments to think his own thoughts before cracking a low ceiling back at home base.
A Tribute to My Guru by Hiranya Borah
Price: Free! Words: 3,070. Language: Commonwealth English. Published: January 16, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Teachers & educators(4.00 from 2 reviews)
He was one of the sincerest sir I had come across in my life. For sir, students are the members of his extended family. Mrs. Dutta madam was a perfect folly of our Dutta sir reminding the students of Guru and Gurumata saga of Indian mythology.
Dr. Shyam Singha, The Master Behind the Mustard Bath by Dr. Sally Rose
Price: Free! Words: 2,610. Language: English. Published: September 28, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Physicians & medical professionals, Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Alternative medicine(5.00 from 1 review)
Mustard Bath Formulator Dr. Shyam Singha, the Great Himalayan Master of natural medicine, was one of the most sought-after doctors of the 20th century. A Bodhisattva and master healer, Dr. Singha formulated the world-renowned mustard bath, pioneered the Food As Medicine movement, and taught the value of alkaline practices to balance the body's pH level.
Arabian Knights - Volume 1 by Aisha Bilal
Series: Knights of Arabia, Book 1 · Arabian Knights, Book 1. Price: Free! Words: 17,100. Language: English. Published: February 4, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Biographical anthologies, Nonfiction » History » Middle East
An interesting collection of stories about the adventures and misadventures of ordinary, famous and infamous real Arabian Knights. Included are the stories of Antarah bin Shaddad, a slave who became a legend; Hatim Al-Taaee, a bedouin who set the standard for generosity; Al-Numan bin Al-Munthir, a king whose boredom causes him to toy with people's lives. Come glimpse some Middle Eastern history!
Harry Houdin: "The Great Polynational Mimic" by Tom Interval
Price: Free! Words: 4,800. Language: English. Published: September 30, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Other biographies, Nonfiction » History » Modern / 19th Century
Introducing Harry Houdin—one of the most versatile performers you've never heard of. Born decades before the great Harry Houdini, he toured Australia and New Zealand between 1860 and 1863 with a one-man act featuring drawing-room magic and international impersonations done to song and dance. Students of magic history will enjoy this first formal work of research on the "polynational" entertainer.
Emigrant for a day by Francesco Lolli
Price: Free! Words: 2,810. Language: English. Published: July 9, 2010. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs(5.00 from 1 review)
I moved to Sweden for a PhD from Florence, Italy. I studied neurology and made new experiences in the neurological laboratories of Stockholm. The book is the stoy of a special day in my life in the ice and darkness. Memories from a different time and space.
SIRAT-E-HABIBULLAH (pbuh) by Dr. Yamin Memon
Price: Free! Words: 18,030. Language: English. Published: June 30, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Religious biography
Brief, easy to read and ready reckoner type biography of the holy prophet Mohmmed (pbuh). In easy simple English. With emphasis on his noble character and moral, birth, youth, preaching, married life, diplomacy, military caliber, the last sermon and heavenly abode.
Ever Considered Modeling? A Scam Story by M.P. Capellan
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 11,360. Language: English. Published: October 2, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » True Crime » Hoaxes & deceptions, Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir(5.00 from 1 review)
Convinced by the praise she received from family and strangers, a young woman decides to attend model castings to test her luck. One of them leads to what she believes could be her big break, but what she encounters instead is a fraudulent scheme. This a story of deception, crushed dreams, shameless crooks -- and a lesson to be learned.
The Art Teacher by Joe C Combs 2nd
Series: Growing Up Southern · The Free Read Series. Price: Free! Words: 760. Language: English. Published: April 23, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Social Science » Storytelling(4.67 from 3 reviews)
An essay about an art teacher's lasting impact on his students.
Bubble Gum in Disguise by Georgiann Baldino
Price: Free! Words: 1,270. Language: English. Published: November 24, 2010. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
When does a child's earliest memory become a life lesson? For author Georgiann Baldino, it's when a troublemaker offers her a bite of very suspicious looking bubble gum.