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Mister Rogers: A Biography of the Wonderful Life of Fred Rogers
Series: Unofficial Biographies, Book 18. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 12,330. Language: English. Published: August 1, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Artists, architects, & photographers
At it's peak, over 8% of every household in America was tuned into "Mister Rogers' Neighborhood." Mister Rogers wholesome message inspired millions of kids to do better. Millions knew the TV personality, but few knew the man behind the cardigan. This book gives a glimpse into what inspired the man who captivated so many viewers. LifeCaps is an imprint of BookCaps™ Study Guides. With each book,
Faces of War: Iraq, the Road to Heaven or Hell
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 58,150. Language: American English. Published: August 1, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Current affairs
One young American soldier, a Mortuary Affairs specialist, went to Iraq to bring home fallen soldiers and almost ended up a fallen warrior himself. This is the true story of Michael Foster, his team, and their time spent on the battlefield and in the mortuary retrieving and processing the corpses of allies and hostiles, strangers and friends -- and it is the story of those who can no longer speak.
One Moment: A Memoir of Loss, Stillbirth, Faith, and Hope
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 29,730. Language: English. Published: July 31, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Self-improvement » Death, Grief, Bereavement
"One Moment" chronicles the author’s experience with sudden loss in her personal life and inside her classroom. It is also her memoir of growing up in West Virginia, daughter to a working single mother for part of her life. Clearly, it is the loss of her granddaughter to stillbirth that dominates this memoir and helps inform the public about a little known epidemic.
Letters Home: The Story of an Air Force Wife
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 56,010. Language: English. Published: July 31, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » History » War
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In the 1970's, Glenda met the love of her life, Michael, a Sgt. in the Air Force. She left her family and all that was familiar to follow him to Italy where they married. During the next eight years, they were sent to Italy and Germany where their lives were filled with adventure, travel, hardships, and homesickness as they experienced the magic of Europe together.
You Can't Hurt Me Anymore
Series: Anthologies, Three. Price: Free! Words: 1,340. Language: English. Published: July 31, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Fourteen years of perplexity and uncertainty of what to do results in a difficult situation and set of circumstances in which a young man sets himself free.
The Sand Man
Series: Anthologies, Two. Price: Free! Words: 1,760. Language: American English. Published: July 31, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
According to tradition, the sandman is a character in many children(s) bedtime stories. He is said to sprinkle sand or dust on or into the eyes of the child at night to bring on dreams and sleep. The grit or "sleep" in one's eyes upon waking is supposed to be the result of the Sandman's work the previous evening.
Adrian Timofeev. My Lectures for the Soldiers of the General Staff in 1902. Part 2.
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 1,810. Language: English. Published: July 31, 2013. Categories: Essay » Political, Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
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This is an extract from my prison diary of 1903-1906. I was 20 and I did a propaganda work among the workers and soldiers in St. Petersburg in 1902.
One Puddle Too Many
Price: Free! Words: 10,700. Language: Australian English. Published: July 30, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Celebrity biography
this is the story of my son (Ashley) who passed away in 2008 just before his nineteenth birthday. it is a plea for understanding and tolerance towards those with a disability and especially those with a chronic or terminal condition like Ashley suffered.
Queens Nurse to Godzone
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 37,130. Language: English. Published: July 29, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
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Tales of real life district nursing in London in the sixties and New Zealand in the seventies. Follow Chris as she cycles round the rough streets of London and later drives around a large rural area, visiting her patients. There is pathos and humour.
Voyages Through Life: The Story of John Dunlop Allison
Price: Free! Words: 50,560. Language: Commonwealth English. Published: July 28, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Adventurers & explorers, Nonfiction » History » Modern / 19th Century
The true adventure story of life at sea in the 19th century, of wars and wives, of gold fever and greed, of death and disease, of storms and shipwrecks all over the world. John Dunlop Allison appears to have written his memoirs in 1909, as he approached ‘the allotted life of man, three score and ten’, which were discovered and transcribed over 100 years later by his great-grandson.
Muslim Knights - Volume 1
Series: Knights of Arabia, Book 3 ยท Muslim Knights, Book 1. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 13,920. Language: English. Published: July 27, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Middle East, Nonfiction » Biography » Biographical anthologies
In this book you can read about historical Islamic figures such as Salman Al-Farisi (the first Persian Muslim), Bilal bin Ribah (the first man to do the athan), Ibn Al-Maghazilee (a talented comedian), Eyas bin Mu'awiya (a famously clever judge), Nuaiman bin Amr Al-Ansari (an irrepressible trickster), Muhammad (peace be upon him), Abdullah bin Huthafa and Suhaib bin Sinan (the first Roman Muslim).
Sacrifice - The True Story of Courage over Chernobyl
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 124,470. Language: English. Published: July 27, 2013 by Saint Gaudens Press Inc. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Communism and socialism
Hero of the Soviet Union Gourgen Karapetyan and Gromov Experimental Test Pilot Anatoly Grishchenko flew into Hell over Chernobyl to save the Motherland and the World. Anatoly developed a radiation-induced, life-threatening, blood disorder. Gougen sought the assistance of a colleague in flight, Cap Parlier, to obtain a potential curative treatment for Anatoly in Seattle. This is their story.
Italian Funerals and Other Festive Occasions
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 45,880. Language: English. Published: July 26, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Literary biography, Nonfiction » Cooking, Food, Wine, Spirits » Italian
The Mafia at his doorstep, a scary grandmother with “special powers” and his favorite aunt who knitted him sweaters and smuggled gin: New York in the 20s seemed so normal to the seven year old boy. With great humor Mr. Miranda shares his bizarre family secrets with us, and also twelve of his secret family recipes going back five Sicilian generations. He proves reality is stranger than fiction!
Terrorism Malala and Swat
Price: Free! Words: 4,910. Language: English. Published: July 26, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Adventurers & explorers
A book inside a true story of current army operation and th insurgency of taliban in the valley true stories of the people who faced a life threatening trauma of their lives . This book will change your entire perspective.
I Thought I Left: A Different Kind of Near Death Experience
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 51,230. Language: English. Published: July 25, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
This is the story about an important piece of my life. It is not just about suicide, but rather the events immediately after my attempt to end my life. Have you ever wondered what goes through someone’s mind when they make that decision? At that moment are they happy? Are they sad? What does it feel like? Do they have second thoughts? This book gives you my answers to those questions.
UKIYO-E Poems from the Floating World
Price: $1.50 USD. Words: 5,470. Language: English. Published: July 25, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Collection of Poetry authored by Ilona Garrett.
Meet Amelia Earhart: An Illustrated Biography of Amelia Earhart. For Children 8 Years Old & Up.
Series: Meet Famous People, Book 1. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 5,150. Language: English. Published: July 23, 2013 by Living Plus Healthy Publishing. Categories: Nonfiction » Children's Books » Biography, Nonfiction » Biography » Adventurers & explorers
Looking for an inspirational hero to introduce your children to? Amelia Earhart is surely a great choice! "Meet Amelia Earhart" was written for kids age 8 & up (Grade 3 & up). With colorful illustrations, this biography focuses on how Amelia Earhart shows us that seemingly unreachable “dreams” can be accomplished if you're willing to keep working hard until you reach whatever goal you have set.
Card City, A Cure for the Crater
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,530. Language: English. Published: July 23, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir, Fiction » Visionary & metaphysical
What is this beautiful city here, with its mist over these buildings? Wander away and find family, and friends, paradise, and care. The medicine is no longer bitter, and sour, made from motion, vector, shape and carve or caress, and still the sugar granulates and washes the water over the tongue.
Being Down, Looking Up: The Adventures of an Itinerant Shoeshiner
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 101,790. Language: English. Published: July 23, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » By region, Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
This book is about an unusual journey. A few years ago Rob Walters decided to become a shoeshine boy. He stowed his shoeshine kit, a tent, and a few items of clothing in a trailer, connected the trailer to his push bike and set off from Oxford to visit the old shoe-making cities of middle England. Along the way he polished many shoes and gained a fascinating insight into his own country.
The Red Priest: The Life of Antonio Vivaldi
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 10,180. Language: English. Published: July 22, 2013 by BookCaps. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Artists, architects, & photographers
Born in Venice, Italy, Antonio Vivaldi was one of the most influential and highly regarded Baroque composers, although his fame blazed only briefly. He is most remembered for his concertos, particularly “The Four Seasons,” but his overall production was enormous, ranging from orchestral and vocal music for both secular and church settings, as well as opera scores and libretti. In addition, Vivald