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Salvatore "Sonny Black" Montella Colombo Crime Family Associate
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 2,160. Language: English. Published: November 16, 2019. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Criminals & outlaws, Nonfiction » True Crime » Organized crime
In 1971 Salvatore "Sonny Black" Montella and three associates were tried for a $126,000 burglary of E.J. Korvette department store. A close associate of Colombo underboss John "Sonny" Franzese, two of Montella's cronies, Fred "No Nose" DeLucia and Salvatore DeLucia were eliminated in a 1969 Mafia purge. In 1966 Montella and DeLucia appealed the verdicts which had imprisoned them at Dannemora.
The Path to Heaven Lies Just Beyond Hell
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 39,600. Language: English. Published: November 15, 2019. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Adventurers & explorers
My full name is Glenn Keith Madden. This is my biography of sorts and a little more. This will tell you the story of how I went from living in the country where I was born outside the small town of Ware Shoals South Carolina to where I am now at the time of this writing, Bandung Indonesia.
How a South African 'Moegoe' became Politically Aware
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 7,510. Language: English. Published: November 15, 2019. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Political biography
Journey of My "Political Awakening" *= “sutheeffrikn eggspression“ for a ‘drongo’ Some of my first writings (from 1991/92) SOUTH AFRICAN POLITICS following on from my blog at https://southafricathebelovedcountry.wordpress.com/2019/10/06/the-journey-of-my-political-awakening/ Just getting my old writings together (quite a “life-long mission …of totally disorganised chaos”) to turn into a book
The Traces of a Primitive Monotheism (Primitiver Monotheismus) Bilingual Edition English Germany
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 23,430. Language: English. Published: November 15, 2019. Categories: Nonfiction » Religion & Spirituality » Islam / History, Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography
There are two conflicting theories now in vogue in regard to the origin of religion. The first is that of Christian theists as taught in the Old and New Testament Scriptures, viz., that the human race in its first ancestry, and again in the few survivors of the Deluge, possessed the knowledge of the true God.
Trouble in Diepsloot
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 21,510. Language: English. Published: November 15, 2019. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Literary biography
To capture the hearts and attention of Diepsloot citizens to realize that a very huge CHANGE needs to take place. For a young girl living in Diepsloot, the book explains exactly how it feels like to be young in the Township. Many of the incidences that occur in our township, Diepsloot, contribute to young people not believing in a brighter future.
Honey & Vinegar: Recipe for an Outlaw
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 31,020. Language: English. Published: November 15, 2019 by Beaten Track Publishing. Categories: Nonfiction » Gay & Lesbian » Biographies, Nonfiction » Biography » Gay & lesbian
Honey & Vinegar: Recipe for an Outlaw gives an intimate look at how the values and hopes of the 1960s carried through into the queer activism of the 1990s. Exploring issues of class, family, embodiment, sexuality, identity, and agency in an illustrated series of vignettes that blur the lines between poetry and prose, Honey & Vinegar is a scrapbook of resistance.
The Lone Piper
Price: $3.99 $2.00 USD. (50% off until Dec. 25!) Words: 99,620. Language: English. Published: November 14, 2019. Categories: Nonfiction » History » War, Nonfiction » Biography » Military biography
On June 6, 1944, Brigadier Lovat led the British Commandos ashore at Sword beach on the coast of Normandy. Accompanying him, was his Personal Piper, Private Bill Millin. Without a rifle, carrying only his bagpipes, Bill marched into war wearing his father's World War I kilt. Read the story as told through the eyes of the commandos and paratroopers who witnessed their legendary bravery.
Frank Erickson Horse Racing Bookie and Mafia Associate
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 2,340. Language: English. Published: November 14, 2019. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Criminals & outlaws, Nonfiction » True Crime » Organized crime
Frank Erickson was among a triumvirate of gamblers who controlled sports betting at Madison Square Garden and horse racing venues in New York City. In October 1950 the Park Avenue offices of Leonard Erickson, Frank's brother, were raided by the NYPD. Detectives seized a vast number of betting records. Leonard and several of his associates were charged with conspiracy and bookmaking.
Glimpse of Gable: The Forties. Changing Fortunes
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 19,450. Language: English. Published: November 13, 2019. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Celebrity biography
Glimpse of Gable: The Forties takes a look at the changing fortunes of the King of MGM. Clark and Carole’s happy marriage, Clark’s wandering eye. The tragedy of that plane ride and his stoic devastation in the intense media scrutiny around his beloved Carole’s death. His hard work at officer training and decorated war service, followed by his return to Hollywood. Movies had changed, so had he.
The Mafia, New York City Democrats and William P. Buckner's Bingo Empire
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 2,550. Language: English. Published: November 12, 2019. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Criminals & outlaws, Nonfiction » True Crime » Organized crime
In 1961 businessman William P. Buckner took the Fifth Amendment against self-incrimination 55 times during testimony before a New York State Investigative Commission. The probe looked at Buckner's alleged profiting from bingo games operated at VFW halls and many other similar organizations. The bingo tycoon earned approximately $130,000 yearly from bingo profits. The Mafia may have been involved.
Rik's Army Career
Price: Free! Words: 71,540. Language: British English. Published: November 12, 2019. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
In 1988 I, Richard Roots, accidentally collided with the British Army. There were triumphs, and there were tears. There was even some mud involved. This is the story of the seven most scary - yet exciting - weeks (yes, weeks) of my life.
I Won't Starve
Price: $9.97 USD. Words: 54,350. Language: English. Published: November 12, 2019. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Biography » Business biography
J Haleem gives you an intimate look behind the veil as he shares his story from making $8 an hour to running a successful business. I Won’t Starve is the mantra that was born during one of the most tumultuous times of his life.
Magic Time: My Life in Hollywood
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 77,880. Language: English. Published: November 12, 2019 by Post Hill Press. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir, Nonfiction » Biography » Celebrity biography
“Is there anybody that Hawk Koch hasn’t worked with? Magic Time should be required reading for three types of people. One, those starting in show business, two, those that have been in show business for a long time, and three, everyone else. Like every movie Hawk has made, Magic Time is a fascinating journey of self-identity. I love this book.” —Mike Myers, Actor, Writer, and Director
My Generation: A Memoir of the Baby Boom
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 122,200. Language: English. Published: November 11, 2019. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Politics & Current Affairs » Activism
Nowick Gray's self-exile from East Coast suburbia spirals through campus rebellion, California dreaming, a testy Canadian romance, and an Inuit village preparing for its own revolution. After forty-five addresses, the narrator trades freedom for a self-chosen home, a land co-op in backwoods British Columbia, where the next generation can begin.
Hard Work: The Greta Van Fleet Story
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 43,200. Language: English. Published: November 11, 2019 by Riverdale Avenue Books. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Celebrity biography
Hard Work is its own reward. Nobody knows that better than the heavy rock band Greta Van Fleet who have raced from obscurity as teens growing up in the tiny Michigan town of Frankenmuth to the top of the international hard rock mountain. Hard Work: The Greta Van Fleet Story by New York Times Bestselling Author Marc Shapiro takes you along for this high wire ride.
El León del norte: El general Solón Wilches y el constitucionalismo radical
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 62,680. Language: Spanish. Published: November 10, 2019 by Luis Alberto Villamarin Pulido. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Military biography, Nonfiction » Politics & Current Affairs » History
En El León del Norte, el autor se vale de la atractiva personalidad del general Solón Wilches, quizá la figura más importante del Estado Soberano de Santander durante su vigencia, para hacer una crítica no exenta del humor y de ironía, tanto a la generación radical, como al biografiado, que en el siglo XIX se impregnaron de utopías y quisieron llevarlas a la práctica, sin conseguirlo.
Biografía del general Joaquín Acosta Testigo y actor de la guerra de independencia y de las guerras civiles del siglo XIX
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 136,240. Language: Spanish. Published: November 10, 2019 by Luis Alberto Villamarin Pulido. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Military biography, Nonfiction » Biography » Political biography
El general Joaquín Acosta es uno de los mas brillantes militares a lo largo de la historia colombiana, como testigo y actor de la guerra de la independencia y de las guerras civiles del siglo XIX, pues además fue un brillante intelectual con profunda formación científica, en campos de geografía, historia y tecnificación de la industria militar del país. Su vida y su obra son dignas de estudio.
رأيت النبي فقال لي : عمر مني و أنا منه .
Price: $3.00 USD. Words: 21,780. Language: Arabic. Published: November 10, 2019. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Literary biography
هو كتاب ؛ يأخذك إلى عالم رحب فسيح من الإيمانيات ، والحقائق حول الصلاة على النبي محمد (عليه الصلاة والسلام) ، وكيفيتها ، وعددها ، وأسرارها ، وفضائلها
Un hidalgo conquistador Alonso de Ojeda reflejo de la tenacidad de Cristóbal Colón
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 83,180. Language: Spanish. Published: November 9, 2019 by Luis Alberto Villamarin Pulido. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Military biography, Nonfiction » History » Latin America / General
Interesante historiografía de las aventuras vividas por el conquistador español Alonso de Ojeda durante el periodo inmediato al hallazgo del continente americano realizado por la expedición encabezada por Cristóbal Colón. Apasionante y ameno relato hecho por una de las mas brillantes historiadoras del siglo XIX en Colombia. Este libro no puede faltar entre sus lecturas predilectas.
You've Got to be Kind: Volume 5
Series: You've Got to be Kind. Price: Free! Words: 60,070. Language: American English. Published: November 9, 2019. Categories: Nonfiction » Inspiration » Personal inspiration, Nonfiction » Biography » Other biographies
A collection of many, many good deeds to restore your faith in humanity.