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A Luminous Future
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 111,640. Language: English. Published: May 25, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » History » European, Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
(5.00 from 20 reviews)
The Second World War is over but the lives of the inhabitants of Lupoaia (Valley of the Wolves), a little village in Transylvania, are thrown into turmoil with the imposition of drastic, senseless changes by a new regime, intent on creating a new man for a new society. The new totalitarian government threatens to eliminate the Flonta family by declaring Teodor's father an 'enemy of the people.'
An Eagle's Sky: My Life as a Birdman
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.
A Checkered Past
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.
Charlotte Bronte's Thunder
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 208,540. Language: English. Published: July 24, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Woman biographies
(5.00 from 4 reviews)
Charlotte Brontë, author of 'Jane Eyre,' spent most of her life concealing a secret. Like a wizard or magician, she could conjure thousands of anagrams in her mind and then hide them inside the pages of her writing. In her childhood, this talent was a novelty, but later her secret code took on immense proportions and serious consequences when she wrote about corruption and murder in her township.
Conversations With Crystal The Woman Who Fell Off the Bridge
Price: $8.97 USD. Words: 104,260. Language: English. Published: December 14, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
(5.00 from 4 reviews)
Crystal Manning tells her story of that fateful day, August 1, 2007, the day the I-35W Bridge collapsed in Minneapolis, MN. In her book she tells how she was saved from death in the Mississippi River by her fiancee', Michael Stoner, Jr., only to see him immediately charged with child abuse of her daughter. A journey to the real story of how her family was shattered by a truly American experience.
A Tale of Survival: From War-Ravaged Europe to the Promise of America
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 195,320. Language: English. Published: January 22, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography, Nonfiction » Relationships and 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
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.
Beads on a String-America's Racially Intertwined Biographical History
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 170,520. Language: English. Published: May 14, 2010. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Reference, Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography
(5.00 from 3 reviews)
History was written in more than Black and White. With hyperlinks and videos Beads on a String-America’s Racially Intertwined Biographical History never stops celebrating our heritages and lauds loudly the accomplishments of all races that helped make America the great country it has become. (Newest version 5/29/2012)
Monkey on the Wing
Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 155,190. Language: English. Published: March 26, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
(5.00 from 3 reviews)
This is the true story of the life of a loveable Aussie larrikin, tracing his wild and exuberant, often shocking, youthful adventures and travels all over the world, up until the accident that took his eyesight and should have taken his life.
In His Shelter: A Christian in the British Army
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 112,840. Language: English. Published: January 22, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Religious biography, Nonfiction » Biography » Military biography
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
Smith’s gripping and humorous memoir details his time in the British Army as a Humanitarian Aid Officer. The story follows Smith from day one of Basic Training to his last day in Afghanistan, a decade later. Thrilling accounts of surviving ambushes, riots and suicide bombs make In His Shelter an entertaining and inspiring tale of faith, adventure and friendship.
I Can't Stop Roaming, Book 1: Born to Roam
Series: I Can't Stop Roaming, Book 1 Born to Roam, Book 1. Price: Free! Words: 123,210. Language: English. Published: May 31, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
A four-book series about a boy's worldwide travel and adventures from age 15 to 84.
The Pencil Case
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 123,950. Language: English. Published: March 28, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir, Nonfiction » History » Australia & New Zealand
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
A hit on the head with a pencil case began Paul Wilson's lifelong battle against the system and the pencil-pushers who tormented him. Neither wrongful incarceration nor childhood abuse and deprivation could break Paul Wilson’s indomitable spirit, but survival meant an endless battle against the system that stole him from his family and denied him his freedom and his identity.
A Voyage Of Self Discovery
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 139,620. Language: English. Published: September 19, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Adventurers & explorers, Nonfiction » Biography » Adventurers & explorers
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
My unbelievably incredible adventures as a United States Army dentist in the Pacific theater of World War Two, the path that led to my being there, and how the experiences helped me discover who I am.
Catching Butterflies
Price: Free! Words: 103,130. Language: English. Published: June 11, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir, Nonfiction » Biography » Cultural heritage
(5.00 from 1 review)
The random memories of my Dad's life as told in his unique and N'awlins gumbo style. The Spirit of Louisiana, and the Big Easiness of New Orleans, flows through these recollections reflecting his ever present joie de vivre. For 6 years, Dad sent 2 or 3 stories every other week to each of his 8 children in the mail. Come and "catch a butterfly" with Pops as his life is captured one smile at a time.
Adventures of an Idaho Mountain Pilot
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 136,770. Language: English. Published: June 16, 2014 and represented by Kathryn Judson. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » History » North America
(5.00 from 1 review)
Back country pilot Harold Dougal shares true tales gleaned from decades flying in a region known for rough terrain, dangerous weather, interesting residents, and a few airstrips that can only be successfully approached one way. Illustrated with photos and line drawings.
YO MIZ! (1 teacher + 25 schools = 1 wacky year)
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!
Being an account by Ernest Lycette of his life as a young man and soldier in the years between 1911 and 1921
Price: Free! Words: 103,090. Language: English. Published: July 27, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
(5.00 from 1 review)
Being an account by Ernest Lycette of his life as a young man and soldier in the years between 1911 and 1921. This covers his time as a soldier in the British Army in such places as Gallipoli, Somme, Italy, Egypt, Vimy Ridge, Dardanelles, Amiens among many others. His memoirs also cover his time post-war in the army of occupation of Rhineland, and also the Auxiliary Division in Ireland.
The Diary of John Banfield 1983-90
Price: Free! Words: 482,900. Language: British English. Published: April 3, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
(5.00 from 1 review)
John Banfield retired from the teaching profession in 1983 when he and his wife, Dorothy, moved from Lincoln to Eccleshall, Staffordshire, to enjoy their retirement together. John began a diary which recounts their many and varied interests and culminates in his tragic death from cancer. Both mundane and moving, it will be of particular interest to his descendants.
Witness to War: Truk Lagoon's Master Diver Kimiuo Aisek
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 122,590. Language: English. Published: April 24, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Adventurers & explorers
(5.00 from 1 review)
Kimiuo Aisek was a seventeen-year old witness to “Operation Hailstone,” the U.S. attack on Truk, “the Gibraltar of the Pacific.” Dianne M. Strong's biography recognizes a humble islander who put Truk Lagoon on the world map for scuba divers, by founding Blue Lagoon Dive Shop in 1973. Through Aisek's eyes readers learn about the Japanese mandate, WW2 in the Pacific, and Aisek's unique legacy.
Midnight at OASIS
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 130,980. Language: English. Published: May 9, 2011 by Fontaine Press. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
(5.00 from 1 review)
Told with endearing honesty, Trevor Fearnley’s journey takes us along a path strewn with some unexpectedly funny but frequently challenging obstacles, which he overcomes with ingenuity, hard work and incredible luck.