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Writing a Mini Memoir
Price: Free! Words: 11,810. Language: English. Published: March 28, 2020. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Self-improvement » Creativity
Do you have an interesting story about your life? Is there some special event you'd like to celebrate? Would you like to boost your income by sharing this material in books and by giving talks? Writing a Mini Memoir is an easy-to-follow guide to show you how it's done.
Charles Gargotta Kansas City Mafia Federal Informant
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 2,360. Language: English. Published: March 23, 2020. Categories: Nonfiction » True Crime » Organized crime, Nonfiction » Biography » Criminals & outlaws
Charles Gargotta and Kansas City political boss Charles Binaggio were assassinated in a political headquarters meeting house in the early morning hours of April 6, 1950. Binaggio had taken firm control of the North Side political racket once managed by boss Tom Pendergast. Gargotta was involved in criminal activity in Kansas City as early as 1939. Missouri Gov. Stark described this extensively.
سيرة أحمد بن حنبل
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 6,490. Language: Arabic. Published: March 21, 2020. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Religious biography
أبو عبد الله أحمد بن محمد بن حنبل الشيباني الذهلي (164-241هـ / 780-855م) فقيه ومحدِّث مسلم، ورابع الأئمة الأربعة عند أهل السنة والجماعة، وصاحب المذهب الحنبلي في الفقه الإسلامي. اشتُهر بعلمه الغزير وحفظه القوي، وكان معروفاً بالأخلاق الحسنة كالصبر والتواضع والتسامح، وقد أثنى عليه كثير من العلماء منهم الإمام الشافعي بقوله: «خرجتُ من بغداد وما خلَّفتُ بها أحداً أورع ولا أتقى ولا أفقه من أحمد بن حنبل»،
Number 4
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 107,610. Language: English. Published: March 21, 2020. Categories: Nonfiction » True Crime » Drug trade, Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
number 4: Scottish, Autistic and in a Chinese Prison
The Pandemic Diary: Coronavirus
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 7,920. Language: English. Published: March 21, 2020. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Disasters & Disaster Relief, Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
My diary has become a chronicle of the first months of the coronavirus spread. This reading shows how the pandemic has changed our world in the last few weeks.
Pariéndote
Price: Free! Words: 7,480. Language: Spanish. Published: March 21, 2020. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
Pequeño relato de un parto. Aquel momento tan desconocido. Lo sufrimos. Lo pasamos. Lo olvidamos. Así es como un acontecimiento pasa desapercibido. Lo he escrito por mí, por mi hija y por todas las mujeres que recuerdan y quieren recordar. Los nombres que aparecen son ficticios.
The Mysterious Death of Buffalo Hotel Heiress Elva Statler Davidson Pinehurst, North Carolina February 27, 1935
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 2,720. Language: English. Published: March 19, 2020. Categories: Nonfiction » True Crime » General crimes, Nonfiction » Biography » Celebrity biography
My e-book looks at the tragic and mysterious demise of hotel heiress Elva Statler Davidson. Found slumped on the running board of her parked car, her February 27, 1935 death was attributed to carbon monoxide poisoning. Her husband received the lion's share of her $500,000 estate. Two of Elva's relatives had appealed the verdict that was pronounced by a Pinehurst, NC coroner's jury.
"Machine Gun" Jack McGurn Chicago's Boy Gangster
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 2,320. Language: English. Published: March 17, 2020. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Criminals & outlaws, Nonfiction » True Crime » Organized crime
Jack McGurn is most often linked to the notorious St. Valentine's Day Massacre of February 14, 1929. The execution of seven members of Bugs Moran's northside Chicago mob, has never been completely solved. Jack was interrogated and released by Chicago Police detectives. His primary alibi was a blonde lover who later became his wife. She vouched for him, saying that she'd been with him in a hotel.
人间 心间 云间
Price: $1.00 USD. Words: 920. Language: Chinese (simplified). Published: March 17, 2020 by 中国作家出版社 CHINA WRITER PBLISHING HOUSE. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Literary biography
这是一部根据作者个人的切身经历写的纪实文学。希望能给看到此书的人有所帮助。因为有些事不是自己经历过,是无法明白其中奥秘的。
Fred "Killer" Burke Machine Gunner of St. Valentine's Day Massacre February 14, 1929
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 2,140. Language: English. Published: March 15, 2020. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Criminals & outlaws, Nonfiction » True Crime » Organized crime
Fred "Killer" Burke committed crimes in Illinois, Missouri and Michigan. In St. Joseph, Michigan he was convicted of killing a policeman. He was given a 100 year sentence in prison for this crime. He was taken to Chicago and personally interviewed by FBI Chief Melvin Purvis. Later he stood trial for the policeman's slaying. There is mystery surrounding the crimes of Al Capone's Outfit.
The Biography of Venerable Master Lok To
Price: Free! Words: 7,590. Language: American English. Published: March 14, 2020 by YMBA. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Religious biography
This conversation with our Master, summarized his 80 year journey, across China, Hong Kong, the United States, and Canada. It covered not only his Tiantai inheritance, but also the Dharma quest of Cham Shan devotees and the four categories of Buddhist disciples.
Frank "Tough Frankie" Frigenti Al Capone Lieutenant Involved In the St. Valentine's Day Massacre
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 2,000. Language: English. Published: March 12, 2020. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Criminals & outlaws, Nonfiction » True Crime » Organized crime
Originally from Port Said, Egypt Frank Frigenti was born of Italian parentage. Among the mob persons that Frigenti is most often linked with is Charles "Lucky" Luciano. According to the stories that he told, Tough Frankie and Lucky were very close criminal associates. Frigenti is still tied to some participation in the 1929 St. Valentine's Day Massacre. Perhaps many of his boasts were exaggerated?
To Paddle My Feet
Price: $2.49 USD. Words: 77,170. Language: English. Published: March 12, 2020. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
One September day in 1955, Rita’s life changed forever when polio struck her family. She was five years old. Rita became totally paralysed; her brother was partially affected, and she lost her mother to the virus.
Surviving in Japan: Awkward days with shakes, escape and Awakening
Price: $2.99 $1.20 USD. (60% off!) Words: 39,380. Language: English. Published: March 10, 2020. Categories: Essay » Author profile, Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
To keep being a dreamer living in Japan is as hard as to catch a fly in the air with chopsticks, and yet it’s not all impossible.Embarrassment and conflict in my odd daily life, the massive earthquake and the following nuclear meltdown that unexpectedly knocked the bottom out of such daily life, surprises and transitions in the new place, and my new self.
Margaret of Wessex: Mother, Saint, and Queen of Scots
Series: The Legendary Women of World History, 10. Price: $2.99 USD. (Free!) Words: 25,310. Language: English. Published: March 9, 2020. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Cultural heritage, Nonfiction » Biography » Woman biographies
The 11th century was a dangerous time to be of the line unbroken of King Æthelred II Unread and his first queen, Æfgifu of York. Recalled to England from Hungary by Edward the Confessor and made a political prisoner, Margaret and her family found King Máel Coluim mac Donnchadh Ceann Mhor's invitation to his court in Dunfermline the long-awaited answer to her prayers.
Fred Tom "Jukebox Smitty" Smith Coin Machine Extortionist For The Chicago Mafia
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 2,310. Language: English. Published: March 8, 2020. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Criminals & outlaws, Nonfiction » True Crime » Organized crime
In February 1959 Chicago Local 134 official Fred Tom "Smitty Smith" was linked to shakedowns in the coin machine and jukebox industries. Mafia thugs insisted on controlling records played by radio station disc jockeys. They also violently opposed independently installed jukeboxes in taverns. In lieu of violence, the mob began to send in plants to gum up non mob jukeboxes and vending machines.
Heirs To The Legacy - A Generational Memoir
Price: $1.99 USD. (Free until Dec. 31!) Words: 76,300. Language: English. Published: March 7, 2020. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
Heirs To The Legacy began as a personal memoir, driven by two statements from the latter years of Dr. Warford's career: "It takes a lot of third-graders to make one engineer." and "Having entered college in 1962, at the height of the Cold War, the Arms Race, and the Space Race, my destiny was to become an engineer." Early research for the book quickly expanded the memoir to an entire generation.
Chandraprabha Saikianee
Price: Free! Words: 3,150. Language: Commonwealth English. Published: March 6, 2020. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Woman biographies, Nonfiction » Inspiration » Personal inspiration
It is a biographical story of Chandraprabha Saikia, a great soul of Assam who was a social reformer, a fighter, a writer, a poet, a freedom fighter, a teacher, an excellent mother and above all, an excellent human being with an outlook much ahead of her time.
Dwight D. Eisernhower - Strength in Unity
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 16,480. Language: English. Published: March 4, 2020. Categories: Nonfiction » History » American, Nonfiction » Biography » Presidents & heads of state
After 1945 Ike wanted to retire to a cabin somewhere. Instead, as a general, he had to be at the Commander-and-Chief's beck and call. He was asked to be Chief of Staff. In 1948 he was asked to advise the first Secretary of Defense while acting as president of Columbia University. In 1949 he became ill from the stress of working in Washington. He was commander of NATO and in 1953 President.
Joe Rogan: Podcasts, Pot & Persistence - A Biography
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 11,800. Language: English. Published: March 4, 2020. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Celebrity biography, Nonfiction » Biography » Other biographies
Joe Rogan is one of the most popular men of his generation. He has transformed from an unknown, indie-presenter, working from his friend's living room to a mainstream, popular celebrity. How has Rogan done this? What has his journey been like? This book will delve deeper into Rogan’s career, life, his journey to date, and to the future that lies ahead for Joe Rogan.