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The Learned Commander by Captain Dele Ore
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 112,990. Language: English. Published: August 31, 2019. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Captain Oladele Ore is a seasoned and an accomplished pilot who commanded the presidential fleet from 1976-1979, a director of flight operations between 1984 and 1986, and A training captain and type rating examiner and two time Chief Pilot of Nigeria Airways.
The Person Next To Me by Vito Montez
Price: $7.25 USD. Words: 75,870. Language: English. Published: August 27, 2019 by Tellwell Publishing. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
The Person Next To Me is the true life story of a self made Canadian real estate developer. The book takes you on a journey from his youth to his current age of fifty years old and depicts all of :the good, the bad and the ugly" that he has had to deal with over the years. It also depicts a realization that few people ever come to in their own life time - the true meaning of life.
Tides Turbulence and Tailwinds by Lorne Christensen
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 82,960. Language: Thai. Published: August 27, 2019 by Tellwell Publishing. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Other biographies
Tides and Tailwinds The life story of Lorne Christensen begins with the history of his Danish immigrant great-grandfather Captain James Christensen, his grandfather Captain Andy Christensen, each noted mariners, and his dad, BC Provincial Police Constable Bill Christensen.
Street Beats by Bruce Reynolds
Price: $5.25 USD. Words: 55,650. Language: English. Published: August 25, 2019. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Music » Instrument - Guitar
The true story of a young musician's wild and reckless years on the streets of Europe and in the Paris Métro. The story starts as he meets his first big love in London in 1979. The Street Beats are born as three musicians get together and spend an unbelievable summer playing the streets of Germany, France and Switzerland.
Disappearing: The Story of a Modern Would-Be Nomad, The People he Upset and the Many Who Died by Chris Heal
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 114,620. Language: English. Published: August 23, 2019 by Amolibros. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Adventurers & explorers, Nonfiction » Biography » Criminals & outlaws
You may assume that most of this book is fantasy, but the facts check out. You sense that the author has been there, from rock climbing to Van Gogh, from flamenco to the Biafran war, from begging in Winchester to travelling through the Sahara. Much of the story may be true. It could even mostly be true.
The Consequence of Stars by David Berner
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 57,130. Language: English. Published: August 20, 2019 by Adelaide Books Publishers. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs(5.00 from 1 review)
The Consequence of Stars is not a traditional memoir. Its center is not about dysfunction or overwhelming grief, but rather the story of searching. It is a memoir-in-essays about the longing for home, in all its meanings, an examination of a modern life that has forever been attempting to find balance and its place in the world.
The Great Wheelchair Escape by Don Crowell, Jr
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 69,130. Language: English. Published: August 20, 2019. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
Robert's reunion in Mazatlan with the lovely schoolteacher Estela is shattered by the Federales as he is beaten and tortured before they discover they have the wrong man. Robert meets many colorful characters as he is determined to leave the prison by any means possible. Mom, Estela, and Felix support Bill and Paul as they rescue him in the most incredible escape ever.
Vignettes of a Writing Doctor by Peter Steele
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 80,640. Language: English. Published: August 20, 2019. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Adventurers & explorers, Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues
In a lifetime of travelling the world on mountain-climbing adventures, Peter Steele has written about his beloved mountains and some of the men who shared his passion. But the stories that are closest to his heart are the ones closest to his home. These 70-odd pieces reflect over half a century of writing, especially during his time in Atlin and the Yukon.
Sailing Blue Water Mystique Solo: Sailing The Exumas Alone by H. Lane
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 54,990. Language: English. Published: August 15, 2019 by Tellwell Publishing. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
"When I was around eight, we moved to the country. Plenty of room to run and explore through woods, marshlands at water's edge. I had long since learned to swim so it was pretty much a carefree existence, especially during the long days of summer. It was glorious! " The first in a series, Sailing Blue Water Mystique Solo, tells tales of Downing's personal exploits, insights and observation
Changing My Lifestyle by Flora Jackson
Price: $5.00 USD. Words: 178,480. Language: English. Published: August 15, 2019. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Woman biographies
The book looks at my early life in Africa and why myself and my family were forced to leave. It also looks at my life in the UK.
Flying Vagabond by Eddie Gantner
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 71,320. Language: English. Published: August 15, 2019. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
The story of an aviation career born of desire fueled with hope and, in the early years, bred of desperation. With little to no chance of success. perseverance became his Mantra, confidence, his strength; adventures never dreamed of, the result. Airline 'Freight Dog' to Corporate Pilot. this book has it all. Humour, adventure, 'Come to Jesus' mom
Galán el comunero Víctima de la traición del arzobispo Caballero y Góngora by Constancio Franco Vargas
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 63,220. Language: Spanish. Published: August 14, 2019 by Luis Alberto Villamarin Pulido. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Political biography, Nonfiction » History » Latin America / General
En 1781 campesinos y artesanos colombianos desataron la primer arebelión social, política y armada contra la opresiva corona española. El valeroso joven José Antonio Galán cabeza visible de los insurrectos, fue engañado por Francisco Bermeo supuesto lider del movimniento y por el arzobispo y luego virrey Caballero y Góngora quienes lo invitaron a firmar las capitulaciones que lo llevaron a morir.
Memorias (1815-1821) by Pablo Morillo
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 87,990. Language: Spanish. Published: August 13, 2019 by Luis Alberto Villamarin Pulido. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Military biography, Nonfiction » Politics & Current Affairs » Biography
Memorias documentales del general español Pablo Morillo enviado en 185 por el rey Fernando VII a que reconqusitara los dominios en la capitanía de Venezuela y el virreinato de la Nueva Granada, quien se caracterizó por la crueldad e implacabilidad de sus acciones contra los patriotas, pero derrotado por el Libertador Simón Bolívar se vio obligado a firmar el tratado de regularización de la guerra.
Memorias de un soldado by Francisco Boza Gutiérrez
Price: $3.00 USD. Words: 86,780. Language: Spanish. Published: August 12, 2019 by Libros Nicaragua. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography
No voy a escribir la historia de mi país que es Nicaragua. Ésta deben escribirla los historiadores, yo únicamente soy uno de los tantos protagonistas de ella; o mejor dicho fui parte de ella, y quisiera contar en forma modesta.
Rasgos biográficos de los próceres y mártires de la independencia by Constancio Franco Vargas
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 62,920. Language: Spanish. Published: August 8, 2019 by Luis Alberto Villamarin Pulido. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Military biography, Nonfiction » History » Military
Breves reseñas biografícas de algunos de los distinguidos militares y dirigentes civiles que participaron con ahínco en la guerra de la independencia de la antigua Gran Colombia (Colombia, Venezuela y Ecuador) contra las tropas de la corona española y que luego fueron a combatir e independizar a Perú y Bolivia. Este libro no puede faltar en su biblioteca.
Biografía de Marco Fidel Suárez by Jorge Sánchez Camacho
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 72,090. Language: Spanish. Published: August 7, 2019 by Luis Alberto Villamarin Pulido. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Presidents & heads of state, Nonfiction » History » Biography
Marco Fidel Suárez, escritor y político colombiano, presidente de la República entre 1918 y 1921. A pesar de su origen humilde escaló posiciones legislativas y diplomáticas, hasta ser Presidente de la República. En la cima de su carrera experimentó las consecuencias de la separación de Panamá, las dificiles relacionas diplomáticas con Estados Unidos y el fib de la hegemonía conservadora.
El Kinder Relatos de antaño by Anna Simón
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 65,730. Language: Spanish. Published: August 6, 2019. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Un grupo de amigas se reencuentran después de casi cincuenta años. Una historia llena de jocosas anécdotas. Nos muestra las costumbres en El Salvador, Centro America, de los años 60 y 70. Te hara soñar, llorar y reir en cada una de sus páginas. Es una novela basada en hechos reales, que no te puedes perder.
A Curious Life: From Rebel Orphan to Innovative Scientist by Thomas H. Haines & Mindy Lewis
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 122,540. Language: English. Published: August 6, 2019 by Post Hill Press. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir, Nonfiction » Biography » Teachers & educators
The funny, moving, and surprising story of how Thomas Haines—who grew up in the famed Graham School orphanage—became a prominent scientist, social activist, New York City landlord, educator, and founder of the City University of New York Medical School.
Memorias by Aquileo Parra
Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 207,800. Language: Spanish. Published: August 5, 2019 by Luis Alberto Villamarin Pulido. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Political biography, Nonfiction » History » South American
Relato en forma de memorias autobiográficas del dirigente liberal Aquileo Parra, quien llegó a ser presidente de la república de Colombia 1876-1878 en uno de los mas turbulentos episodios de la vida nacional, periodo en que los tropicalismos de los dirigentes políticos dividieron al país en una federación, causa de varias guerras civiles y tensiones por la ambición del poder dentro de cada Estado.
My Walk With God by Sidney Mpofu & Precious Mpofu
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 53,940. Language: English. Published: August 4, 2019. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Cancer
Sidney left his family devastated without any hope that they will ever see him again as he was transferred from United Bulawayo Hospital to Parirenyatwa Hospital in Harare because he was very sick. It was made worse when they were later told that he had a rare cancer that had gotten him paralyzed and he had only a few days to live. It only needed God’s intervention to change the situation.