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Esbozo biográfico de Julio Verne
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 31,760. Language: Spanish. Published: October 21, 2019 by Luis Alberto Villamarin Pulido. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Literary biography, Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography
Breve biografía acerca de la vida y la obra del gran escritor francés Julio Verne, cuyas obras de ficción inspiraron a muchos jóvenes de los siglos XIX y XX a soñar con escenarios, que con el paso del tiempo se han ido convirtiendo en realidades materializadas por científicos, que han transformado la vida del ser humano del siglo XXI. Lectura obligada para amantes de la literatura.
Wolfku Musings - Book I
Price: Free! Words: 30,140. Language: English. Published: October 21, 2019. Categories: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Essays, Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Some years back, I grew very interested haiku. Initially, because these short gems struck me as the perfect match for Twitter—a marriage made in digital heaven, as it were. These musings are about where the Wolfkus came from, what internal earth great them.
Shrapnel Wounds: An Infantry Lieutenant’s Vietnam War Memoir
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 74,420. Language: American English. Published: October 21, 2019 by Down & Out Books. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
SHRAPNEL WOUNDS is the combat memoir of Lieutenant Tom Crowley, an enthusiastic and highly trained U.S. Army enlistee and Officer Candidate School grad who enters combat in Vietnam in mid-1966.
Верьте в чудеса, или История о том, как я стала княжной
Price: $5.55 USD. Words: 75,990. Language: Russian. Published: October 20, 2019. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir, Nonfiction » Relationships & Family » Emotions
Дочь, узнав после внезапной смерти матери тайну своего рождения, отправляется в Грузию на поиски своего биологического отца. Книга основана на реальной истории и рассказывает о потере близких и силе родственных связей, пережитых эмоциях и чувствах, сбывшихся и несбывшихся мечтах – в общем, о жизни самого обычного человека, пытающегося выполнить последнее желание матери и отыскать свои корни.
Licking Eyeballs and other strange ideas
Price: $3.88 USD. Words: 96,590. Language: English. Published: October 20, 2019. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir, Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Safety & first aid
Our tagline was 'first aid is boring' and we spent fifteen years proving it wrong all over the UK and abroad. Humour has always been at the forefront of our work, whether to entertain and educate or simply to cope. This collection explores some of our more unusual and funnier memories from a lifetime of treating and teaching all manner of people and in all manner of places.
Rescue The Captors
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 76,620. Language: English. Published: October 14, 2019 by Ransom Press International. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Religion & Spirituality » Christian Life / Inspirational
Held at gunpoint deep in the jungle and with little else to occupy his time, Russell began to write. He told the story of his life and kept a record of his experience in the guerrilla camp. His "book" became a bridge to the men who held him and now serves as the basis for this incredible true story of how God's love penetrated a physical and ideological jungle.
Rose’s Tale:: The Strap, the Wooden Compass – The Endless Abuse at School
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 26,110. Language: English. Published: October 11, 2019. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
You will read about how she grew up in post-war England, with only a single mum left to raise her and her seven siblings after her father died. She received constant abuse from her teachers at school. I want to bring to light this abuse, so others can know about it. This was an era when there was no child protection. She endured the abuse, but many other children suffered the same abuse.
Shane, Sheba and Sky
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 85,930. Language: English. Published: October 10, 2019. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
"The heart-wrenching, emotional story of how I adopted my three inspirational rescue dogs."
When Less Was More: Memories of a Sustainable Lifestyle
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 42,110. Language: English. Published: October 10, 2019. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Cultural heritage, Nonfiction » Social Science » Customs & Traditions
In this collection of oral histories collected by college students from elders in their own family circles, people from all over the world described lives that were more in harmony with nature in a time before mass production and mass consumption. The youth learned that it is not possessions that determine the good life, but community and relationships.
From Tundra to Tropics: Letters Home from a Canadian Nurse
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 117,140. Language: English. Published: October 8, 2019 by Tellwell Publishing. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Physicians & medical professionals
When Lois James graduated as a nurse in 1961, she yearned to travel and experience the world. At a time when Canadian women were increasingly breaking free of social constraints, the author found work helping others in distant corners of the globe.
The Invisible Mitzvah: Memoirs of a Ghostwriter
Price: Free! Words: 53,830. Language: Simple English. Published: October 8, 2019. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
This book is about how I saved Seattle from a giant spreading forest fire. By reading a book by a very evil man who found that he needed to be a good person and that was kept from him by circumstances beyond his control. He reminded me so much of my sister Connie, I couldn't help but falling in love with him. I'm a victim of my own sibling rivalry is all I can see.
Bernard Werber, « cette incroyable histoire, c’est la mienne… »
Price: $4.39 USD. Words: 40,360. Language: English. Published: October 7, 2019. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Celebrity biography, Nonfiction » History » European
Bernard Werber, « cette incroyable histoire, c’est la mienne… » Entretiens avec Daniel Ichbiah Entre le 6 novembre 2018 et le 7 janvier 2019, Bernard Werber s’est livré à moi. Une dizaine d’heures d’interviews sur sa vie intégrale ont été effectuées. Bernard Werber y confie un grand nombre d’anecdotes à fort suspense sur ce qu’il a vécu.
Stealing Cinderella: How I Became an International Fugitive for Love
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 92,070. Language: English. Published: October 7, 2019. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir, Nonfiction » Relationships & Family » Marriage
Jennifer and I fell in love in a country where even sitting together brought angry stares, taunts, and threats. One day, her influential family doubted her story and had her followed. After days of hiding and violence, we abandoned everything and fled to Hong Kong, where our situation only became more dire.
Kick Em in the Guts: Cowboy to Cav.
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 21,910. Language: English. Published: October 3, 2019 by Tellwell Publishing. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Military biography
"We rode powerful beast's into battle, with a rumbel and roar that is hard to forget, it taks you with it and the buzz never goes away!" "As I was to find out once Vietnam runs her exotic fingers thru your soul you are never the same."
Tales From a West Australian Cop- Revised Edition
Price: $4.50 USD. Words: 129,430. Language: English. Published: October 1, 2019. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Law » General law
The following manuscript comprises sixty-four chapters of vignettes and anecdotal phenomena with which I was personally involved during my thirty-year career as a police officer in the Western Australia Police Force.
War Depression War: Part Two of a Family History 1901-1945
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 76,920. Language: English. Published: October 1, 2019. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Relationships & Family » Family relationships
The first part of the family history covered the author's ancestors through Australia's colonial period (1788-1900), The second part continues the story telling of the joys and tragedies of the two family lines through World War I, the Great Depression, to the end of the Second World War when the author's father built the family's first house in the Sydney suburb of Lane Cove.
Someone Like Me… Of Difference and Anguish
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 251,620. Language: English. Published: September 30, 2019 by Warrior Publishers. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Sex & Relationships » Men's sexuality
This long book is about bullying. James’ basic thesis is that his life to age 16 is representative of many young people growing up; it is a period of growth in which he/they encounter many trials, tribulations and triumphs, in a society that is unable or unwilling to acknowledge these tribulations, and especially the sexuality of young people and the bullying they experience, and its effects.
Emergence
Price: $4.95 USD. Words: 75,710. Language: English. Published: September 30, 2019. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » History » Australia & New Zealand
Emergence: Book One of Eunice: Memoirs. Born on the isolated Eyre Peninsula of rugged Outback South Australia during World War II into a staunchly Methodist family, Eunice Neale grew up on the family farm. They were hard-working, stoic and opposed to alcohol, cigarettes, card games and even dancing. As a teenager, Eunice rebelled against what she saw as the precepts of a bygone age.
Riding The Big One - In The Wake of My Ancestors
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 76,450. Language: English. Published: September 27, 2019. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir, Fiction » Historical » Medieval
Two heroes—one ancient, one modern—cast off their mundane existences for respective adventures on the high seas and high ways. Whether by Viking longship or tandem bicycle, Riding the Big One is a humorous and poignant tale of discovery, ancestry and transformation.
20 West
Price: $3.49 USD. Words: 61,250. Language: English. Published: September 27, 2019. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Spanning six decades, from propeller-driven transport aircraft to composite, fly-by-wire and wide-body double-decker aircraft plucked from the pages of science fiction, 20 West charts the emotion, the physical experience, the joy and the anguish of flying.