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The View from My Ridge
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 33,530. Language: English. Published: April 15, 2018 by Canopic Publishing. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Christianity / Episcopalian
The View from My Ridge is a collection of finely crafted micro-essays offering a unique perspective on the spirit and personality of the mid-twentieth century American South—an era marked by the Great Depression, World War II and Korea, the “innocent” fifties and the turbulent sixties. The voice is that of an author in the midst of his own evolution from mill-town boy to priest and theologian.
Arnhem's Kaleidoscope Children
Price: Free! Words: 136,850. Language: Australian English. Published: April 15, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Australia & New Zealand, Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
It was hot with stillness in the late afternoon air. The billabong surface shone with unnatural stillness, Fresh tracks at water's edge told of pigs just gone. Two bubbles popped to the surface of the pool; 'decaying vegetation" I thought. I should have known it was a crocodile before too late! Landscape of Crocodile Dundee: story of a family in a remote aboriginal community in Northern Australia.
Camp Quidnunc
Price: Free! Words: 41,000. Language: English. Published: April 11, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Outdoor activities, Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
This book recounts fond memories and stories from many of the girls who attended Camp Quidnunc and the effect their experiences have had throughout their lives.
Broken - Dark Side Of The Light
Price: Free! Words: 56,000. Language: English. Published: April 11, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Christian Life / General, Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
A startling encounter in the dark becomes a precursor to an epic odyssey of persistent and troubling events, and the disturbing aftermath that ensues. So, sit back in the comfort and safety of your chair, while you follow the author’s epic battle for survival against brutal evil, unrelenting tribulations, and much darker forces. Welcome to the fire. Based on actual events.
The Truth about Stalin
Price: $2.50 USD. Words: 64,210. Language: British English. Published: April 11, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Political biography, Nonfiction » Biography » Celebrity biography
As industrial capitalism developed, the working-class movement grew. In the 'nineties revolutionary activities in Transcaucasia were carried on by Russian Marxists who had been exiled to that region. Soon began the propaganda of Marxism. The Tiflis Orthodox Seminary at that time was a center from which libertarian ideas of every brand spread among the youth from nationalist Narodism to ...
Napoleon Bonaparte - Volume One
Price: $2.00 USD. Words: 132,670. Language: British English. Published: April 10, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Celebrity biography, Nonfiction » Biography » Political biography
The states of Europe are sisters, children of the Holy Roman Empire. In the formation of strong nationalities with differences in language, religion, and institutions the relationship was almost forgotten, and in the intensity of later rivalry is not always even now remembered. It is, however, so close that at any epoch there is traceable a common movement which occupies them all. By the end of...
Nicolae Ceausescu - Volume One
Price: $2.50 USD. Words: 50,630. Language: British English. Published: April 10, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Political biography, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Communism and socialism
First and foremost, Ceausescu and the entire Romanian delegation was constantly exposed to extreme forms of mass adulation and seem to have been very much impressed by the size, the presence, responsiveness and intensity of the crowd. Judging from his comments and photographs it is apparent that both Elena and Nicolae Ceausescu enjoyed participating in these spectacles.
Nicolae Ceausescu - Volume Two
Price: $2.50 USD. Words: 46,180. Language: British English. Published: April 10, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Political biography, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Communism and socialism
Surveillance, coercion and police terror not only remained hallmarks of Ceausescu’s Romania however, but many of these crimes were documented by the Securitate themselves. In the early 1990s, after the collapse of communism in Romania, extensive archived Securitate files totalled 35 kilometres of documents, 25 km of which comprised files containing information about victims of the Securitate, ...
The Rise and Fall of Nicolae Ceausescu
Price: $2.50 USD. Words: 145,070. Language: English. Published: April 10, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Political biography, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Communism and socialism
In fact, the Labour’s day did not promote the image of either the former leader, or his wife. Thus, one might conclude that at that time, the stress was not so much on the individual, but on the event, and society. For example, the big red title of the first page was “Long live the 1st of May, Day of International Solidarity of Those Who Work,” and on the third page, “Labour Transforms People, ...
Nicolae Ceausescu - The Profile of a Tyrant and Dictator
Price: $2.50 USD. Words: 57,630. Language: British English. Published: April 10, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Political biography, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Communism and socialism
However, there were shortages that upset even the communist nomenclature – for example, electricity was cut off quite often, for saving reasons. The state controlled the entire economy. All major plants were state-owned, as in all communist countries. Every year the government issued a plan that was detailed for every economic branch separately and established how much should be produced. Every...
Michael Jackson
Price: $2.00 USD. Words: 99,270. Language: British English. Published: April 9, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Celebrity biography, Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
A police investigation revealed that Dr Murray was not licensed to prescribe most controlled drugs in the state of California. The steps he had taken to save Jackson also came under scrutiny, as evidence showed that the standard of care for administering propofol had not been met, and the recommended equipment for patient monitoring, precision dosing and resuscitation had not been present. As a...
The Biography of Imam An-Nawawi
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 15,080. Language: English. Published: April 8, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Islam / History, Nonfiction » Biography » Religious biography
It is important for Muslims to take the time to learn about the lives of the pious predecessors. The great scholars and pious individuals of the past can be great examples for the living. Their behavior and actions can have a great effect upon the hearts. Their examples demonstrate that in every age, there were pious Muslims who followed the way of the Prophet (S) and his Companions.
Donald Trump
Price: $2.00 USD. Words: 45,110. Language: British English. Published: April 6, 2018. Categories: Fiction » Biographical, Nonfiction » Biography » Celebrity biography
In 1971 Donald Trump was given control of the company, which he later renamed the Trump Organization. He also moved his residence to Manhattan, where he began to make important connections with influential people. Convinced of the city's economic opportunity, Trump soon became involved in large building projects in Manhattan that would offer opportunities for earning high profits, using ....
A Ribbon in Many Lights
Price: Free! Words: 69,080. Language: Canadian English. Published: April 3, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Arthur was born in Port Elizabeth, South Africa in 1931, and lived on a remote farm with his parents and brothers. His parents were of German origin. They decided to return to Germany due his father's poor health. But they picked the wrong time: they arrived in July 1939, to Berlin, just before the Second World War began. Abruptly, Arthur was swallowed up by things that were beyond his control.
Grandma Was a Pioneer: Life Sketches of Twelve Pioneer Women
Price: Free! Words: 11,310. Language: English. Published: April 2, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Life was hard for early members of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. This is a collection of life sketches of twelve incredible women who sacrificed everything they had for the gospel of Jesus Christ.
Finding Feathers
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 45,300. Language: English. Published: April 1, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
"Finding Feathers" is a collection of true stories about extraordinary things which happened to ordinary me. I came to believe that a white quail could be a divine messenger leading me through a period of enlightenment and finding faith.
Songs for Joss
Price: $2.50 USD. Words: 26,170. Language: English. Published: March 31, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
A truly unique book containing links to 38 songs, one per year, performed badly but boldly, and all for the woman he finally married. Starting in 1981, 'Songs for Joss' is an ongoing chronicle of two baby boomers growing old together.
Moj 25-dnevni izziv
Price: Free! Words: 19,160. Language: Slovenian. Published: March 31, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Moj 25-dnevni blog (in Slovenian: "Moj 25-dnevni izziv", in English: "My 25-days challenge"), objavljan na Facebooku leta 2016 in posodobljen leta 2018.
The Silent Cries Within From Bullying
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 4,490. Language: English. Published: March 30, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
This book describes how I was bullied by my peers all throughout my academic years in school growing up in the 1970's and 1980's. I was a shy, quiet student and came from a poor background. I have two siblings and life was difficult in terms of growing up poor.I share personal experiences with my peers in grades 5 through my high school years.
Escape from Samsara
Price: Free! Words: 17,450. Language: English. Published: March 29, 2018. Categories: Screenplays » Biographical , Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Liberation is the only game in town.