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A Dream within a Dream Selected American Poems and Poets in World Lit- සිහිකයක සිහිනයක්- විශ්ව සාහිත්‍යයේ තෝරාගත් අමෙරිකානු කවි සහ කවියෝ
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 18,090. Language: Sinhalese. Published: September 29, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Biographical anthologies, Fiction » Poetry » American poetry
ටී. එස් එලියට්-T. S. Eliot,ඛලිල් ජිබ්රාන් -Khalil Gibran,මායා ඇන්ජෙලෝ- Maya Angelou,විලියම් කාලෝස් විලියම්- William Carlos Williams,Edgar Allan Poe -එඩ්ගා ඇලන් පෝ, Emily Dickinson - එමිලි එලිසබෙත් ඩිකින්සන්, Ezra Loomis Pound - එස්රා ලූමිස් පවුන්ඩ්, Langston Hughes -ලංස්ටන්,Robert Frost- රොබටි ෆ්රොස්ට්, Walt Whitman- වෝල්ට් විට්මන්, W. H. Auden- ඩබ්. එච් ඕඩන්, Pamela Sinicrope- පමෙලා සිනික්රෝප්,
Tommaso Buscetta Italian Mafia Informant
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 2,450. Language: English. Published: September 27, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Criminals & outlaws, Nonfiction » True Crime » Organized crime
Tommaso Buscetta was part of the Pizza Connection that operated in Italy and the U.S. in the 1970s. Many of the pizza parlors, fronts for heroin trafficking, were based in the Northeast and Midwestern U.S. Twenty-two defendants were indicted for the 1985 trial during which Buscetta presented his testimony. The indictments were served by FBI and DEA agents. Multiple convictions followed.
The Girl on the Station
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 24,350. Language: English. Published: September 26, 2017 by Mereo Books. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
Carole Mitzman was raised by a vain mother and abused at school as a `thieving little Jew girl'. Thrown out of her home at 18 just for going on a date, she was exploited by a succession of men. Yet Carole found the courage to come through and to find peace, first by building a new life in Israel and finally by returning to her English homeland
Colombo Crime Family Operations 1960-1970s
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 2,630. Language: English. Published: September 25, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Criminals & outlaws, Nonfiction » True Crime » Organized crime
During the 1960s and 1970s the Colombo crime family was immersed in rackets like loansharking and gambling. Its leaders depended on Nicholas "Jiggs" Foriano and Charles "Ruby" Stein as important money lenders. In mid 1971 Joseph Colombo Sr was nearly killed just before leading an Italian-American Unity Parade. In 1977 torsos of persons cut to pieces by mobsters were found throughout New York City.
Prayer, Medicine and Miracles
Price: Free! Words: 30,660. Language: American English. Published: September 23, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Religious biography, Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Medicine
Dave Walker was an ambitious anesthesiologist, determined to be the best. Yet when he encountered the living Christ and started praying with his patients, he witnessed healing far beyond what medicine alone could provide. In this gripping account of the intervention of a loving God who brings healing in the lives of those we pray for, you will find yourself encouraged, edified and challenged.
Mafia Hit On Kansas City Mobsters Tony Brancato and Tony Trombino L.A., August 6, 1951
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 2,730. Language: English. Published: September 23, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Criminals & outlaws, Nonfiction » True Crime » Organized crime
Mobster turned informant Jimmy "the Weasel" Fratianno and Las Vegas gambler Gus Greenbaum were suspected in the slayings of hoodlums Anthony Brancato and Anthony Trombino. The Los Angeles Police department surmised that both criminals were desperate for money. Looking for action they parked their Oldsmobile on a quiet street near Hollywood Blvd. Soon both were killed in a flash of gunfire.
শফিকুল ইসলামের জীবন ও সাহিত্য কর্ম
Price: Free! Words: 16,810. Language: Bengali. Published: September 23, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Celebrity biography
কবি শফিকুল ইসলাম ঢাকার প্রাক্তন মেট্রোপলিটান ম্যাজিষ্টেট, সাবেক এডিসি ও বর্তমানে বাংলাদেশ সরকারের উপসচিব। ১৯৮১সালে বাংলাদেশ পরিষদ সাহিত্য পুরস্কার’ প্রাপ্ত হন। এছাড়া এছাড়া লেখক সম্মাননা পদক ২০০৮ প্রাপ্ত হন। সম্প্রতি তার জনপ্রিয় 'তবুও বৃষ্টি আসুক' এই অনন্য কাব্যগ্রন্থের জন্য নজরুল স্বর্ণপদক প্রাপ্ত হন। তিনি বাংলাদেশ বেতার ও টেলিভিশনের তালিকাভুক্ত গীতিকার।
Abdullah Bin Mubarak
Price: Free! Words: 9,320. Language: English. Published: September 22, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Religious biography, Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography
Abdullah bin Mubarak was an early pious Muslim with a zeal for knowledge, esp in Hadith sciences. He was the most famous scholar of his time. His transformation from a youth indulged in music & leisure to a serious religious student captures imagination. What sets him apart is the balance he achieved in life; a third of his time was spent studying & doing trade, a third in Jihad & a third in Hajj.
Girl, Taken: A True Story of Abduction, Captivity and Survival
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 55,030. Language: English. Published: September 21, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir, Nonfiction » True Crime » Kidnapping, abduction, hostage taking
"An astonishing, inspiring true story of abduction, war and survival" - Brian Whitney, author of SUBVERSIVE. In the fall of 1994, 21-year-old Elena Nikitina disappeared. Drugged and kidnapped by a group of Chechen gangsters, she was taken to Chechnya and held in a tiny room. Through eight horrifying months of captivity, and the outbreak of a genocidal war, all that kept her alive was hope.
Неволя: Невымышленная История о Похищении, Неволе и Спасении
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 43,770. Language: Russian. Published: September 20, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir, Nonfiction » True Crime » Kidnapping, abduction, hostage taking
(5.00 from 4 reviews)
«Удивительная и вдохновляющая, реальная история о похищении, войне и выживании» - Брайан Уитни, автор SUBVERSIVE. Осенью 1994 года исчезла 21-летняя Елена Никитина. Её усыпили, похитили и вывезли на территорию Чечни, где держали в крошечной комнате. Надежда – единственное, чем она была жива восемь ужасающих месяцев в плену.
Philip Buono Genovese Family Hit Man
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 2,500. Language: English. Published: September 20, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Criminals & outlaws, Nonfiction » True Crime » Organized crime
Raymond Donovan was nominated to become Ronald Reagan's Secretary of Labor. The former Schiavone, Queens executive had associated with mob figures such as William Masselli. A night before government witness Nat Masselli was scheduled to give testimony about Donovan's past criminal associations, the contractor was killed. One of those responsible for the gangland slaying was Masselli's godfather.
We're Queer And We Should Be Here
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 74,580. Language: English. Published: September 18, 2017 by Mereo Books. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Gay and lesbian
Darryl Telles's sexuality is as important to him as his passion for Tottenham Hotspur, yet like other gay football supporters, he has had to endure decades of abuse from homophobic fans. Homosexuality is still so reviled that there is not a single `out' gay player in the top four tiers of the Football League. This is the story.
Carmine Tramunti New York City Cosa Nostra Boss
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 2,580. Language: English. Published: September 17, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Criminals & outlaws, Nonfiction » True Crime » Organized crime
Carmine Tramunti's mob dominated criminal life in the northern Bronx and Westchester County areas. A convict at 22, Tramunti was imprisoned at Sing Sing in 1932. His first offense was discharging his gun at a New York City Policeman during daylight hours. Along with football player Joe Namath. Tramunti became the target of a 1969 FBI investigation. NFL Commissioner Pete Rozelle intervened.
The DeCavalcante Assassination of Gambino Family Soldier Joseph "Joey Surprise" Feola April 19, 1965
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 3,250. Language: English. Published: September 14, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Criminals & outlaws, Nonfiction » True Crime » Organized crime
Joseph Feola was hoping to expand his waste disposal business into northern New Jersey. FBI sources indicate he became a target of his own Gambino family leader, Carlo Gambino. Don Carlo and Sam the Plumber DeCavalcante were in on a garbage deal that encompassed Mount Vernon, Westchester County and northern New Jersey. Apparently Feola was sacrificed when he began encroaching on Colombo turf.
Autobiografia de un 7 en el eneagrama
Price: Free! Words: 17,250. Language: Spanish. Published: September 12, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir, Nonfiction » Self-improvement » Personal Growth / General
Desde que escribí este manuscrito, como parte de los requisitos para graduarme como terapeuta gestáltico, me he preguntado si hacerlo público, más allá del círculo de la escuela donde estudié, porque creo que servirá de ejemplo (y ojalá de inspiración) para aquellos que estén interesados en su trabajo de conocerse.
John Fury Rochester, New York Public Enemy #1
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 2,660. Language: English. Published: September 12, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Criminals & outlaws, Nonfiction » Social Science » Criminology
A gang of three led by John Fury was discovered holed up inside the Miller Garage in Rochester in December 1936. His accomplices were second offender Frank Miller, 29, and first offender Anthony Ollis, 32. The triumvirate was responsible for stealing safes from restaurants, bakeries, etc. Over a five year period their 10-20 year sentences were shortened and then reinstated by various judges.
The Power of Acceptance: One Year of Mindfulness and Meditation
Price: Free! Words: 31,650. Language: English. Published: September 9, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Body, mind, & spirit, Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
For a day, a week, even a month at a time, she had the feeling continuously. It was the feeling of connection with the Divine, and Mollie Player wanted to hold on to it forever. But how? The Power of Acceptance is a year-long journal in which she shares her attempt to do a sitting meditation each day, then remain in the state of meditation as much as possible after that.
What I Learned from Jane
Price: Free! Words: 13,220. Language: English. Published: September 9, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Parenting » Family tragedy, Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
What I Learned From Jane is the true story of how a child born with severe brain damage changed her mother's life. Here is an excerpt: "And I have no other explanation for how it feels to have given birth to a person and then spent a few days with them before letting them go other than that: It feels like being a mother probably feels every day. It felt like being a mother."
Through Fields to an Education
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 790. Language: English. Published: September 8, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Cultural heritage
In this memoir, the author uses descriptive language and voice to transport the reader into the day in the life of a teenage girl, as she accompanies her family to work in the fields during a summer in the Rio Grande Valley.