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我给金正日当警卫(上)I am a Guard of Kim Jong Il
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 600. Language: Chinese (simplified). Published: March 30, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Political biography
“我只是金正日的一名普通警卫。 我的父母在北朝鲜都是普通人。命运使然,我被选中,然后在金正日身边呆了11年。” 这是一名脱北者的回忆录的上半部分。
The High Price I Had To Pay 2 Sentenced To 30 Years As A Non-Violent. First Time Offender
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 14,730. Language: English. Published: November 11, 2013 by Voices International Publications Inc. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
The High Price I Had To Pay 2 is a cautionary tale based on the life of Michelle Miles. As a means to escape poverty, Miles tried her hand in the drug game, joining the notorious "Burrell Organization." Little did she know, this poor choice would land her a 30 year sentence in federal prison. Miles' jaw dropping story will make you think. Does the U.S judicial system represent justice for all?
Marconi - His life with images
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
After the Fire: A Personal Essay
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 9,880. Language: English. Published: November 29, 2009. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
(5.00 from 3 reviews)
A young writer struggles to find his voice in a long ago writing workshop. Years later the teacher's lessons still provide inspiration.
From Kansas Farm Boy to Moderator A Short History of the Life of Rev. William Francis Keesecker
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
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
Price: Free! Words: 8,310. 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.
Love by Destination
Price: Free! Words: 4,620. 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?
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?
I Am A Submariner
Price: Free! Words: 1,710. 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.
Emigrant for a day
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.
Let's Kill the Dai Uy
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.
Dr. Shyam Singha, The Master Behind the Mustard Bath
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.
Night Mission on the Ho Chi Minh Trail
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.
Harry Houdin: "The Great Polynational Mimic"
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.
Arabian Knights - Volume 1
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!
The Art Teacher
Price: Free! Words: 810. Language: English. Published: April 23, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Essay » Literature
(4.67 from 3 reviews)
An essay about an art teacher's lasting impact on his students.
SIRAT-E-HABIBULLAH (pbuh)
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.
JeugdZORG? vergeet het maar!
Price: Free! Words: 14,640. Language: Dutch. Published: May 11, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Parenting » Divorce and children, Nonfiction » Biography » Other biographies
Dit boek is gebaseerd op een waargebeurd verhaal, de ervaringen van een vader en zijn dochter. Het gaat over ongewenste gebeurtenissen bij Jeugdbescherming Overijssel, maar ook over een kind wat haar eigen onvermogen overwint en sterker wordt. Voor ouders die te maken hebben met jeugdzorg biedt het boek tips. De auteur hoopt dat dit boek een positieve bijdrage zal leveren tot betere jeugdZORG.
Bubble Gum in Disguise
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.