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Kartosoewirjo, An Impossible Dream
Series: Historical Indonesian Figures, Book 10. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 27,950. Language: English. Published: September 4, 2013 by Tempo Publishing. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography
FIFTY years after his death, Sekarmadji Maridjan Kartosoewirjo continues to inspire groups who dream of an ‘Islamic State’ in this country—both by peaceful and violent means. Ironically, the Kartosoewirjo family was classified as gentry, feudal and not a strict follower of Islam. His youth was not spent in religious education but in colonial Dutch schools.
Musso and the Madiun Movement
Series: Historical Indonesian Figures, Book 9. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 24,400. Language: English. Published: September 3, 2013 by Tempo Publishing. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography
Many know him as an Indonesian Communist Party leader during the rebellions of 1926 and 1948, the first of which was against the Netherlands Indies colonial government, while the second, in Madiun, East Java, was against the newly established Indonesian government. His name was Musso, a son of Kediri known for his religious diligence as a child.
Amidst the Shadows of Trees: A Holocaust Child’s Survival in the Partisans
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 52,750. Language: English. Published: September 3, 2013 by Gihon River Press. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Holocaust, Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Miriam M. Brysk’s memory is remarkably sharp, distinguishing this memoir from many others. At 7, she and her parents escaped the Lida ghetto to join Jewish partisans in the Lipiczany Forest. Hunted by German soldiers, she experienced childhood terror that lingers with her. Her father, a surgeon, saved hundreds of lives and helped build and supervise a partisan hospital in the swamps of the forest.
Sutan Sjahrir, Little Brother’s Lasting Legacy
Series: Historical Indonesian Figures, Book 8. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 33,970. Language: English. Published: September 2, 2013 by Tempo Publishing. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography
Sutan Sjahrir was one of the seven Fathers of Indonesian Revolution. He urged Sukarno and Hatta to declare Indonesian independence although he himself was not present on the big day. He chose an elegant way to drive the Dutch out of Indonesia, a way which was opposed by the other Fathers of Indonesian Revolution. His anti-fascist, anti-military ideology was criticized.....
Confessions of a Fast Food Worker (Part 1)
Price: $2.11 USD. Words: 30,930. Language: English. Published: September 2, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Confessions of a Fast-Food Worker (Part 1) is George Dwight's debut tell-all on his five-year career with a fast-food chain he refers to as "Ronny's." The nineteen non-fiction short stories that make up Part 1 illustrate the writer's "tricks of the trade" working in the industry—tricks he used to get even with customers, coworkers, and even the "Ronny's" corporation.
A Servant
Price: Free! Words: 68,270. Language: English. Published: September 2, 2013 by Scott Ehm. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Religious biography, Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Christian Life / Personal Growth
A Servant: Nothing More, Nothing Less, and Nothing Else is about the dramatic change in Reverend Art Ehm’s life that took place when he left all behind to fully serve the Lord. To follow his example, to walk in his footsteps as he followed Jesus, will take us on an equally exciting, interesting and challenging journey into new horizons in our own lives.
Letters From Paris
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 25,980. Language: English. Published: September 2, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » History » Family history
This is a short personal history in the form of letters written by my mother while we lived in France for a year and a half in 1959 and '60. As the editor, I've added a few comments and clarifications, but for the most part, the letters tell, all by themselves, an interesting narrative of a young woman, wife, and mother struggling to raise a family of three young children in an unfamiliar setting.
If Only I Knew: Walking Toward Christian Maturity
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 19,670. Language: British English. Published: September 2, 2013 by Gilead Books Publishing. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Religious biography, Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Christian Life / Personal Growth
As a young man in the Christian faith Peter had many questions but was unable to find people with any answers. As he walked with God and grew in faith he realised that the knowledge this journey gave him, in later life, would have been really useful to him when he was younger. With this insight he might have matured earlier!
The Man Within
Price: Free! Words: 59,380. Language: English. Published: September 2, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Religious biography
THE MAN WITHIN is the historic autobiography of a knuckle-head growing up in the 50’s and 60’s. The story starts with a devastating disease, moves into the foolishness of my teenage years, and the immaturity of being a young adult. God has opened his eyes to the illusions of what we call “church” and has uncovered to him a truth regarding the transparency of the rites and rituals of today.
Njoto and The G30S Tragedy
Series: Historical Indonesian Figures, Book 7. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 19,700. Language: English. Published: September 2, 2013 by Tempo Publishing. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography
APART from New Order books that incriminate all Indonesian Communist Party (PKI) members in the September 30 Movement (G30S) of 1965, most historians have found no involvement of Njoto in this revolutionary action. Sidelined for being too close to President Sukarno, senior PKI politician Njoto is the other side of the history of the G30S.
Strange Times; Wacky Anecdotes
Price: Free! Words: 27,000. Language: English. Published: September 1, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Biographical anthologies, Nonfiction » Relationships and Family » Alternative family
(5.00 from 1 review)
Over the past year I made a series of posts on my blog to relate incidents from my life so far. Encouraged by the interest that they aroused, I decided to compile them into a free ebook to reach even more readers and this, then, is the result of my efforts.
A Fool's Journey Book II
Series: A Fool's Journey Volume I, Book 2. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 32,910. Language: English. Published: August 31, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Book Two is the second of an ongoing book series where the Author takes pause to reflect upon his life as a jigsaw puzzle. It is a mystery where he begins to fit the pieces of the puzzle together in the hope of achieving greater understanding of why he is here. "I share with Roland Barthes the opinion that the text is formed by the reader rather than by the author." — Rain-walker
Straight Lines
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 30,320. Language: English. Published: August 31, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Psychology » Addiction
This book describes an average middle class man's descent into drug abuse and how it affected his life for 13 years. Diagnosed with Tourette's Syndrome at 12, and Multiple Sclerosis at 23, are just two contributing factors leading up to addiction, and ultimately redemption. Candid and oftentimes shocking, you will see the daily struggles associated with both chronic illness and substance abuse.
Nonfic 1 (Short essays and true stories)
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 8,060. Language: English. Published: August 30, 2013 by Web of Life Solutions. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Biography » Artists, architects, & photographers
This is a non-fiction collection containing essays and observations. Contents: Happy 50th Anniversary Twilight Zone!, My Co-Dependent Apple Relationship, Iggy And The Stooges, Toronto, June 2010, Turning Forty, Ratdog @ Massey Hall, Toronto, October 29, 2003 - and more. Bonus: Sample of "Robot Town" By David Sloma Bonus: Free Sample of "Robot Town" By David Sloma
Memories
Price: Free! Words: 5,120. Language: English. Published: August 29, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
I am falling. No, it’s neither in love nor asleep, but into a black hole. I have always known that I would have to write about myself. Now that I have to, I fear that whatever it is I write, nothing may be as virtual as I would like it to be.
The Interviews
Series: The Ken James Intrigue Series, Book 2. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 34,150. Language: English. Published: August 28, 2013 by Elderberry Press, Inc.. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Military biography, Fiction » Historical » USA
This continues the story begun in Polar 44 Ring 5. The end off his time in the Air Force brings him to graduate school at a state university where he meets his future wife, Gail. Shortly after receiving his Ph.D., he marries Gail, and they head to the southwest where Ken begins his job doing exploration research for an oil company. As the years pass, Ken and Gail build a new home and family.
Singing to the Goldfish
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 85,810. Language: English. Published: August 28, 2013 by Bretwalda Books. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
After a teenage encounter with a clairvoyant reading her tarot cards Beverley Pettifar ran off to marry a dashing, handsome army sergeant major, only to be ostracised by her family. The eloping couple then embarked on a colourful odyssey around the world, seeing the British Empire in its dying days and collecting recipes for the dishes of Empire. And to eventual healing of the family rift.
In Prison with Lauryn
Series: The Griot Series. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 22,830. Language: English. Published: August 27, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Celebrity biography
Lauryn Hill is the first woman to accomplish extraordinary milestones in an industry designed for men. A leader and innovator, she created her own beat to walk to and live by. Sentenced to three months at Danbury Federal Prison Camp, she has held her own and used the experience to inspire others. Author Rhonda Turpin will keep you glued to this story, from the first page to the last.
From Paupers to iPads
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 74,130. Language: British English. Published: August 27, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir, Nonfiction » History » Family history
A journey through seven generations, tracing a family's changing fortunes from the woollen mills of Yorkshire and the shipyards of Wales, through two world wars and into the hi-tech world of the 21st century
How to Fly
Price: Free! Words: 3,210. Language: English. Published: August 27, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Other biographies
(5.00 from 1 review)
This eBook is a short story autobiographical in nature. It takes you on a fantastical journey that will have you questioning our understanding of the physical reality that we find all around us.