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An Eagle's Sky: My Life as a Birdman by John Stokes
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 104,840. Language: English. Published: October 19, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Environmentalists & naturalists(5.00 from 5 reviews)
This is a true story of a man, John Stokes, who wields his lifelong passion for birds and flight to overcome adversity to ultimately free himself and a one-winged Bald Eagle from its earthly bonds.
Senza Copione by Pierluigi Conti
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 108,230. Language: Italian. Published: August 3, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Adventurers & explorers(5.00 from 2 reviews)
Al Cliver, Pierluigi, ‘er Biondo’. Tante vite vissute contemporaneamente. Un’educazione rigidissima, un’infanzia da vagabondo, sballottato da un collegio all’altro, fino alla fuga, precocissima, verso la liberta. Sullo sfondo, il mondo che attraversa gli stravolgimenti culturali e sociali degli anni 70 e 80. La scoperta di essere’’ bello’’ e tra le tante avventure l’incontro con il cinema.
A Checkered Past by William Van Poyck
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 118,150. Language: English. Published: May 24, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs(5.00 from 4 reviews)
Miami native William Van Poyck- burglar, bank robber, escape artist, and novelist - pens a sweeping, vividly sketched autobiography guiding readers on an unforgettable, four-decade odyssey, from barefoot youth to reform school to death row. Projected through the lens of raw experience, this is a brutally authentic look into the hardscrabble underbelly of America's criminal justice system.
The Postie And The Priest A Look At Father Bob Maguire Through His Letterbox by Ron Burrows
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 152,780. Language: English. Published: May 12, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Celebrity biography(4.33 from 3 reviews)
The Postie And The Priest is an unlikely collaboration between a priest and his postie whose alter ego demands that he write. Whilst penning the priest's story, laced with the postie's interjections, he allows his alter-ego some latitude resulting in a biography about the iconic Father Bob Maguire whose message could well be: "Love thy neighbour but don't become holier than thou whilst doing it."
Without Script by Pierluigi Conti
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 123,840. Language: English. Published: July 14, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Adventurers & explorers(5.00 from 1 review)
Al Cliver aka Pierluigi aka Biondo, encases several lifetimes into one. His coming of age via a vagabond childhood, tossed from one boarding school to another, then an early escape to freedom. In the background, the cultural and social upheavals of the 70's and 80's.The discovery of being '' beautiful '' and his numerous adventures in the world of Italian cinema. A glimpse into an incredible life
Splendor by David Zindell
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 141,580. Language: English. Published: May 9, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Religion & Spirituality » Spiritual awakening(5.00 from 1 review)
A survivor of near-nuclear war and the revolutions of the 1960s tries to change the world through the mysterious evolutionary force he calls splendor.
YO MIZ! (1 teacher + 25 schools = 1 wacky year) by Elizabeth Rose
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 112,510. Language: English. Published: September 2, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs(5.00 from 1 review)
What’s really going on in our public school classrooms? Good question. - Journalists are not allowed in… - Teachers risk punishment if they speak out… - School administrators will only share the good stuff… - Most lawmakers? Clueless. Yo Miz! has the answer. Yo Miz! is the seriously funny memoir of an unconventional “edu-tainer,” assigned to teach at 25 Manhattan public high schools. Fa real!
Yes I Can: the story of Sammy Davis Jr by Burt Boyar
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 239,790. Language: English. Published: December 17, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Celebrity biography(5.00 from 1 review)
In Yes I Can, his 1965 worldwide Number One Best Selling autobiography, Sammy Davis recounts the extraordinary obstacles he overcame to become the undisputed world’s greatest entertainer. A half century after it became an immediate bestseller, Yes I can is still an intensely absorbing book, full of the vitality and aggressive greatness of Sammy Davis, Jr.
The Queen's Destiny, memoirs of a Lightworker (Book 3 of The Queen's Saga) by Paula Liebe
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 130,710. Language: English. Published: April 7, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Inspiration » Spiritual inspiration(5.00 from 1 review)
Through an unexpected sequence of events Paula Liebe meets her childhood sweetheart. He follows her to Mexico where she introduces him to a life filled with yoga, spirituality and true love. They discover that they share a belief in ancient civilizations like Atlantis, extra-terrestrials and the Mayan calendar prophecies. What is the connection they have with the legend of the crystal skulls?
The Bucko Mate: Twenty Years in the Merchant Marine by Kevin Zahn
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 141,710. Language: English. Published: November 11, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Adventurers & explorers(5.00 from 1 review)
The Bucko Mate describes the author's seafaring experiences sailing as an officer in the American merchant marine. Mates lived a colorful life few have ever experienced. From the storms, fog, waterfront bars and union halls, to the near collisions, deaths at sea, fights, dangerous cargo and foreign lands, it is an exciting life. This is my way of getting some of that colorful era written down.
MilSpeak: Warriors, Veterans, Family and Friends Writing the Military Experience by Sally Drumm
Price: Free! Words: 167,480. Language: English. Published: December 24, 2009 by MilSpeak Books. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Military biography(5.00 from 1 review)
This collection of true stories is a great volume (for the living room or the class room) to get the conversation started about the wartime experience and military life. What are our troops and their families really enduring to answer the call to duty? Revisit the Korean War and Vietnam War on your way to the Gulf Wars as you learn about military life in the words of those who live it.
The Lid is Lifted by Paul D Kennedy
Price: $4.49 USD. Words: 129,030. Language: English. Published: December 1, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Middle East, Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir(5.00 from 1 review)
What happens when you are held a gun-point, friends are raped, others are killed, your life destroyed? You get scared, really frightened. Then ... You get angry! And you learn to focus that anger ... to survive and fight back as best you know how. This is the true story of what happened in Kuwait in August 1990 when Iraq invaded. A terse narrative, it is based on the writer's diary.
Voluntary Nomads: A Mother's Memories of Foreign Service Family Life by Nancy Pogue LaTurner
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 134,440. Language: English. Published: October 11, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs(5.00 from 1 review)
In this engaging memoir Nancy LaTurner recalls how the Foreign Service whisked her family from New Mexico to Washington, DC and onward to assignments in Iran, Cameroon, New Zealand, Somalia, Dominican Republic, Austria, and Bolivia. Voluntary Nomads: A Mother's Memories of Foreign Service Family Life celebrates the resilience, adaptability, and resourcefulness of a spirited American family.
The Queen's Escape, memoirs of a Lightworker (Book 1 of The Queen's Saga) by Paula Liebe
Price: Free! Words: 108,240. Language: English. Published: March 13, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir, Nonfiction » Inspiration » Spiritual inspiration(4.50 from 2 reviews)
The Dutch Paula Liebe escapes her corporate career and moves to Mexico to start a spiritual center. Paula also escapes the pain from her childhood abuse in continued battles with her addictions. She has traveled the world to learn about spiritual teachings to heal her wounds, but there is a secret that holds the key to her healing process. Will she be able to reveal this secret to her therapist?
Gilliflowers, Bonds of Affection, Memoirs of a Houseboy 2008 by Gillibran Brown
Series: Memoirs Of A Houseboy, Book 4. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 143,500. Language: British English. Published: September 19, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Gay & lesbian fiction » Gay, Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir(5.00 from 2 reviews)
Fasten your seatbelts for another round of domestic adventures with houseboy Gillibran Brown. Gilli walks, talks and quips us through another year with his beloved dictators Dick and Shane. In many respects it's a difficult year for Gilli with some tough decisions to come to terms with.
A Tale of Survival: From War-Ravaged Europe to the Promise of America by Tom Kando
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 195,320. Language: English. Published: January 22, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography, Nonfiction » Relationships & Family » Family relationships(5.00 from 3 reviews)
This is the hair-raising story of a kid growing up in WWII Hungary, and an odyssey afterwards through America. It's an intelligent work, with a great sense of humor. Tom touches on many uncomfortable and realistic themes - adultery, sexuality, poverty, brutality. He is audacious, powerful and honest. His book is a personalized narrative of 20th century history, based on his life.
Mi Gran Amigo by Sol Brillante
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 105,050. Language: Spanish. Published: December 14, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs(5.00 from 3 reviews)
Todo cuanto desees alcanzar en tu vida, es posible para ti, siempre y cuando, Jesucristo sea tu mejor amigo.
Hippopotamus Sea; My Viral Sobriety by Jared Bryan Smith
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 171,790. Language: English. Published: July 16, 2010 by Books4free.com. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs(5.00 from 3 reviews)
Personal, honest, and humble autobiography, of a skeptics approach to AA, spirituality, the deaths of both his parents, and his ultimate insanity. Delusions of grandeur, psychotic episodes, lead him to discovering the rooms, and his misunderstanding of Hippopotamus Sea. Follow the writer as clouds clear and he discovers he has Hepatitis C, his journey through interferon, and his 2nd chance.