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The Kansas City Massacre Pretty Boy Floyd And The FBI
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 2,720. Language: English. Published: June 9, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Criminals & outlaws, Nonfiction » True Crime » Murder
The Kansas City Massacre of June 1933 swayed public opinion against the outlaw perpetrators whereas earlier many Americans were sympathetic to criminals. The FBI also became stronger as a result. J. Edgar Hoover condemned the massacre the following day during a speech in Chicago. Pretty Boy Floyd, one of the principals involved survived until 1934 before he was gunned down by federal agents.
Family Secrets
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 88,300. Language: English. Published: June 7, 2016 by Melange Books, LLC. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Family sagas
In the late 19th century, orphans became a ward of the county. When that happened to my grandmother, she was sold as a bond servant, setting the course of her life into motion. At the age of 18 the man who held her bond had taught her to read and write, be a good Christian woman, and the mysteries of housekeeping. Giving her a watch, a bible and $10 she was on her own for the first time...
Kitchen And Socialism: A Culinary Guide Through Lenin’s Life.
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,820. Language: English. Published: June 7, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Cooking, Food, Wine, Spirits » European, Nonfiction » Biography » Political biography
Part recipe book, part biography, this unique recipe book offers insight into the life of Vladimir Lenin, a Russian revolutionary, politician, and political theorist. Taking snippets from his life, this book is intended to spark conversation in this heated political climate and feed not only the mind, but the belly.
Elmer Trigger Burke
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 2,380. Language: English. Published: June 7, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Criminals & outlaws, Nonfiction » True Crime » Organized crime
Trigger Burke had a brief but significant criminal career as a hired assassin, murderer and robber. On one occasion he killed his best friend a longshoreman/bartender whose sister was Trigger's girlfriend. Escaping from jail in Boston he fled to Charleston and Folly Beach, South Carolina. FBI men arrested him and extradited him back to New York where he stood trial for the murder of Poochie Walsh.
Self Experienced True and Tried Short Stories. A Collection of Somewhat Absurd to Completely Amusing, Entertaining, Touching and Downright Virtuous Tales, Including an Almost Love Story...
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 10,930. Language: American English. Published: June 5, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir, Nonfiction » Travel » By region
A Collection of Somewhat Absurd to Completely Amusing, Entertaining, Touching and Downright Virtuous Tales, Including an Almost Love Story...
A Biography Of Ten Of The Wealthiest Female Entrepreneurs Part Two
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 20,740. Language: English. Published: June 4, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Business biography, Nonfiction » Biography » Business biography
This ebook is part 2 in a series. The ebook consists of 10 of the wealthiest female entrepreneurs. They are: Blair Parry-Okeden, Lillian Vernon, Margarita Louis-Dreyfus, Martha Stewart, Mary Kay Ash, Massamliana Landini Aleotti, Oprah Winfrey, Pauline MacMillan Keinath, Suze Orman and Zhou Qunfei.
Eu & Meu amigo DDA
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 68,950. Language: Portuguese. Published: June 3, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Psychology » Addiction
Lançado em Setembro de 2006 durante a 1ª Quinzena Nacional de Leitura em comemoração aos 78 anos da Livraria Siciliano, EU & MEU AMIGO DDA (Autobiografia de um portador do Transtorno Do Déficit De Atenção/Hiperatividade) é o primeiro livro autobiográfico sobre o TDA/H. Através de uma narrativa descontraída, Marcus Deminco descreve inúmeras das suas inquietantes aventuras.
Common Dogs
Price: Free! Words: 1,610. Language: English. Published: June 1, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Fiction » Historical » USA
Agents 32 and 33 go out on a Thursday evening in late May, searching for a short story in east Charlotte (USA). With two strikes on them, they stumble upon a home run in a Plaza-Midwood bar. Approximately 1600 words. No violence, sex or drug usage. And no Mr. Malloy in this one. Apolitical and nonreligious. This tale is low on the strangeness scale, but high on the real-life accuracy scale.
A Biography Of Ten Of The Wealthiest Female Entrepreneurs Part One
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 8,860. Language: English. Published: May 31, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Business biography, Nonfiction » Biography » Business biography
This ebook is part 1 in a series. The ebook consists of 10 of the wealthiest female entrepreneurs. They are: Abigail Johnson, Alice Walton, Charlene de Carvalho-Heineken, Eva Gorda de Rivera, Jacqueline Mars, Laurene Powell Jobs, Loretta Robinson, Maria Franca Fissolo, Sandra Ortega Mera and Susanne Klatten.
The Many Lives of Tania Laveder, Russian World War II Survivor
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,070. Language: English. Published: May 30, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » Biography » Woman biographies
Tania Laveder was completing her first year of medical school in Krasnodar, Russia, when she was drafted into World War II. Captured in 1942 in Crimea, in the catacombs outside Kerch, she was transferred to Germany, then to Italy, and finally to France’s Côte d’Azur, where she set out to reestablish her life. Two-and-a-half generations later, Tania at last shares her remarkable story.
One Man's Land - The War Journal of James Porter
You set the price! Words: 47,290. Language: British English. Published: May 30, 2016 by Adam M Booth. Categories: Nonfiction » History » War, Nonfiction » Biography » Military biography
The memoirs of James Porter, recounting his time in the trenches of World War 1.
Stephen Curry - A Sharpshooter's Journey to the NBA & Beyond
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 12,220. Language: English. Published: May 28, 2016 by James Wilson. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Coaching / Basketball, Nonfiction » Biography » Sports biography
What if you could learn the secrets of Steph Curry? What if you could learn how to become a great basketball shooter, just by studying how one of the best basketball shooters in the world got to where he is today? In Stephen Curry, you’ll find out the real story behind the man’s meteoric rise of fame as one of the all-time basketball greats.
Frank Abbandano The Dasher
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 2,500. Language: English. Published: May 28, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Criminals & outlaws, Nonfiction » True Crime » Organized crime
Frank Abbandano was a career criminal who began his unlawful life as the head of the Ocean Hill Hooligans, an East New York gang. Along with Kid Twist, Frank the Dasher became a member of Murder Inc., a criminal organization that hired thugs to murder by contract. Abbandano carried out as many as 40 murders during his stint with Murder Inc. His son, Frank Jr. was a member of the Gambino family.
Beyond Bourda Green: a memoir
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 51,170. Language: English. Published: May 27, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
Beyond Bourda Green tells the story of growing up in Bourda, a ward of the city of Georgetown in Guyana, the land of many waters--a ward connected to the colonial past. It is a simple story of being raised in a tenement yard by a single parent mother who sacrificed her own life sustained by the dream of a better life for myself and my sister.
Wilderness Life DIY: A City Family Bumbles Towards Self-Sufficiency
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 29,100. Language: English. Published: May 26, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Adventurers & explorers
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Can a clueless city couple learn to build a house in the wilderness completely by themselves? What is life like on 525 watts of power? When is the right time to change a toilet bucket? The answers to these questions and more are in 'Wilderness Life DIY', the tale of a city family who leaves a comfortable city existence to make a home in the Australian Tasmanian wilderness.
A Hole in My Life. Battling Chronic Dizziness.
Price: $2.30 USD. Words: 84,670. Language: English. Published: May 26, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Relationships and Family » Marriage
In 1995 a doctor made the amazing discovery that some people actually have holes in their head. And many can even hear their own eyes moving. The author found out the hard way that she was one of them. This is her remarkable true story. "What struck me particularly was how well the book was written. The author not only has an important tale to tell, she uses a gold-tipped pen," says a reader.
Mad Sam DeStefano Chicago Hoodlum
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 2,450. Language: English. Published: May 26, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Criminals & outlaws, Nonfiction » True Crime » Organized crime
Mad Sam DeStefano was a prominent figure in Chicago crime history until his death in 1973. He was rubbed out by the man he mentored, Tony the Ant Spilotro. Mad Sam was a petty criminal until he joined the Forty-Two gang in 1930. DeStefano has been compared to Chuck Nicoletti in terms of ruthlessness. Along the way Sam acquired the nicknames the Mad Hatter and Marquis de Sade of the syndicate.
Entre la Esquizofrenia y Mi Voluntad: Una Historia de Locura y Esperanza
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 45,340. Language: Spanish. Published: May 26, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Mental health
Muchas biografías de personas que padecen enfermedades mentales parecen centrarse exclusivamente en los sentimientos de desesperanza, manteniendo bajas las expectativas en cuanto al futuro de la persona aquejada. En su autobiografía, en cambio, William Jiang le da un giro a esta letanía de dolor. Se presenta a sí mismo como el resultado de los milagros que puede producir la medicina moderna.
Young and Malay: Growing Up in Multicultural Malaysia
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 52,380. Language: English. Published: May 25, 2016 by Gerakbudaya Digital Sdn Bhd. Categories: Essay » Political, Nonfiction » Biography » Biographical anthologies
This collection of nine essays by young and 'youngish' Malays who are artists, novelists, lawyers, politicians, journalists, and social activists is a compelling read for observers and researchers of contemporary Malay and Malaysian politics and culture. ‚Äč
Sick in the Head: Conversations about Life and Comedy | Summary
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 9,150. Language: English. Published: May 24, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Celebrity biography, Nonfiction » Entertainment » Celebrity culture
Judd Apatow, the comedic mastermind behind films like Knocked Up, Funny People, and most recently Trainwreck, starts his book of interviews by telling us why his obsession over comedy never faltered during the course of his life. He grew up watching comedic greats like Steve Martin and George Carlin, and their talent inspired a love affair for comedy that only grew as time went on.