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A Simple Hobby
Price: Free! Words: 760. Language: English. Published: February 13, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
A kid becomes tired of playing video games with his extremely slow computer. He decides to ask his mother to purchase a new computer, but she isn't in favor of wasting seven hundred dollars just so her son can play video games. After all, video games are a waste of time—right? The son doesn't agree though.
The 2nd Durham (Seaham) Artillery Volunteers: The crack artillery Corps that history forgot
Price: $2.99 $2.24 USD. (25% off until June 01!) Words: 31,830. Language: English. Published: February 9, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » Biography » Military biography
The 2nd Durham (Seaham) Artillery Volunteers were raised in 1860 at Seaham Harbour. More than 7,000 men from the colliery districts of Seaham, Silksworth, Rainton and Durham enrolled as members of the Corps. For three generations these men had a distinguished record amongst the Volunteer Artillery Brigades of Britain. This book is a record of the crack artillery Corps that history forgot..
Joe Bonanno's Sons Convicted of Extortion
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 2,500. Language: English. Published: February 8, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Criminals & outlaws, Nonfiction » True Crime » Organized crime
Joseph Bonanno and his bodyguard, Peter Notari, were tried for extorting a Diners' Club card from a Queens County realtor named Donald Torrillo. Bonanno was charged with using the credit card to buy meals for himself and friends, charge motel stays, etc. My e-book looks at the Bonannos as a crime family in transition, trying desperately to hold on to control of multiple illegal businesses.
Short Stories from the Heart
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 68,160. Language: English. Published: February 6, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Expeditions & Discoveries, Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
Some years ago I was privileged to be a member of a writers' group. We met each month at the library. A story we had written was to be read to the group at that time. This book is a compilation of those stories.
Fahjem - Clear Blue Sky
You set the price! Words: 15,380. Language: American English. Published: February 6, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Fiction » Children’s books » Animals
This is the story of one of the most beautiful botanical gardens in this world: Nongnooch Tropical Garden Pattaya / Thailand. And the story of Fahjem, a three-legged elephant baby. Pictures of her went around the world. BBC, New York Times, Euronews, China Daily, Mirror, The Guardian, Independent, The Sun, Global News, The New York Post and many others reported on Fahjem and her unusual therapy.
Fighting Against Failure: Memories and Thoughts of a Black Autistic Woman
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 13,340. Language: English. Published: February 5, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
A black autistic woman discusses her thoughts and memories in this heartfelt read.
Samuel Valente Troy, New York Drug Dealer
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 2,490. Language: English. Published: February 4, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Criminals & outlaws, Nonfiction » True Crime » Organized crime
In 1947 Samuel Valente was an ex-con who was about to be deported to Italy. Valente's son Rocco testified that Rensselaer County Judge Hamm had asked that his father's deportation be curtailed. Justice Hamm traveled to Washington to deny signing a document attributed to him. Calling it a forgery he also denied that a Troy Police Chief and Chief of Detectives had written letters of recommendation.
Observations of a Drifter; Vol II
You set the price! Words: 27,360. Language: English. Published: February 3, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Adventurers & explorers, Nonfiction » Self-improvement » Personal Growth / General
For years, I have traveled; Going from town to town, city to city, primarily by way of foot. Walking different shoes and embedding myself amongst different cultures and groups. Observing and recording the world around me and how my mind functioned and reacted within that world. This book contains the stories and observations garnered along the way. www.DrifterJournal.com
Iron Rice Bowl
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 91,360. Language: English. Published: February 2, 2018 by Lorraine. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
The name Loo Shang means ''the way to get riches''. For this child of a dispossessed Chinese family, there were no riches. His life was hard. An immigrant, alone, at age 14, his life was harder. Enriched with extensive exposition of Chinese history, customs and beliefs, Iron Rice Bowl is Loo Shang's inspiring story of struggle, challenges, and eventual success as the Australian, Tom Kwok.
The Carpenter's Daughter
Price: Free! Words: 29,750. Language: English. Published: January 30, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir, Nonfiction » Inspiration » Personal inspiration
This is a heartwarming story about a woman of faith, who has traversed seemingly insurmountable obstacles. By doing so, she has established a heritage of courage that is not easily rivaled in modern times. Faith, Love, and Devotion are the cornerstones of all that we hold dear. Experience for yourself these key elements being lived out in a marvelous and uplifting way in The Carpenter’s Daughter.
જ્ઞાની પુરુષ ‘દાદા ભગવાન’ ભાગ-૧
Price: Free! Words: 122,830. Language: Gujarati. Published: January 29, 2018 by Dada Bhagwan Aradhana Trust. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Religious biography, Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Self-realization
પ્રત્યેક કાળચક્રમાં ઘણા જ્ઞાનીઓ તથા મહાન પુરુષો જન્મ લે છે. પરંતુ તેઓની આંતરિક જ્ઞાન દશાનું રહસ્ય હજુ અક્બંધ રહી જાય છે. પ્રસ્તુત ગ્રંથ “જ્ઞાની પુરુષ” માં પરમ પૂજ્ય દાદા ભગવાનના જ્ઞાન દશા પૂર્વેના વિવિધ પ્રસંગો તથા તેમના વિચક્ષણ જીવનશૈલી સમા અદ્ભુત દ્રશ્યોનું તાદ્રશ્ય અહીં વિગતવાર જાણવા મળે છે. આ પવિત્ર ગ્રંથનું અધ્યયન કરી જ્ઞાની પુરુષના જીવન-દર્શનની અદ્ભૂત સફર કરવાની અમૂલ્ય તક ઝીલી લઈએ...
Bartholomew Yates of Middlesex County Virginia and some of his descendants
Price: Free! Words: 29,600. Language: English. Published: January 28, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Genealogy, Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography
Bartholomew Yates was an immigrant to Virginia in 1700, was a visitor to William and Mary College, professor of divinity, minister of several Anglican parishes in Middlesex county, and the patriarch of a large Virginia family. This geneology by Helen K. Yates describes in detail many of his descendants and relatives, including Pocahontas, John Rolfe, Robert "King" Carter, the Bollings and Murrays.
Illustrated Collection of Dreams
Price: Free! Words: 2,040. Language: English. Published: January 28, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Artists, architects, & photographers
This is a collection of my dreams with illustrations that I drew. It is an attempt to explain the world through surrealistic elements. It encourages the reader to develop a habit of dream remembering for better memory retention and creativity as some possible benefits.
Vice-Admiral Edouard Suenson
Price: $2.00 USD. Words: 4,230. Language: Danish. Published: January 28, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Military biography
Kort biografi om den danske søhelt Edouard Suenson (1805-1887), der bl.a. ledte dampskibet Hekla under krigen i 1848-1850 og den danske Nordsø-Eskadre under slaget ved Helgoland den 9. maj 1864. Skrevet af premierløjtnant Otto Lütken. Udgivet første gang i 1880. Illustreret 2018.
Carl Carramusa Kansas City Narcotics Dealer Mafia Informant
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 2,430. Language: English. Published: January 27, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » True Crime » Organized crime, Nonfiction » Biography » Criminals & outlaws
On June 21, 1945 Carl Carramusa's 16-year-old daughter watched in agony as her father's head was blown off outside his North Side Chicago home. Carramusa had moved his family to Chicago in the wake of his appearance as a federal informant in a Kansas City drug trial. His relocation worked for several years before the KC mob put a hit on him while he awaited his family in a Chicago driveway.
NYPD Collusion With Gambino Family Plot To Murder Federal Informants
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 2,610. Language: English. Published: January 24, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Criminals & outlaws, Nonfiction » True Crime » Organized crime
In 1963 FBI offices traced collusion between a NYPD patrolman and garage owner/mafioso Michael Scandifia. The mobster was linked to the Gambino crime family through evidence presented before a NY State Investigative Committee. Scandifia and Patrolman Grossman were charged with conspiracy to kill informants. Trial for the accused was delayed until 1968. Dumdum bullets were part of the planned hits.
Innovazione e Performance. Nella scia di Ayrton Senna: apprendere i fondamenti su come scoprire e dare il meglio di sé
Price: Free! Words: 5,160. Language: Italian. Published: January 24, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Sports biography
Ayrton Senna, 3 volte campione del mondo di Formula 1, divenuto una leggenda globale ben oltre i confini della Formula 1. Un esempio di consapevolezza e dedizione alla crescita di se stessi volta al miglioramento continuo. Questo libro scritto a quattro mani nella forma di dialogo ha in se tutti gli spunti pratici al migliorarsi che Senna stessa ha seguito con successo.
Straightened Toes
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 50,070. Language: English. Published: January 23, 2018 by MoshPit Publishing. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir, Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Inspirational
As a young girl, Sherozina never imagined her journey to becoming a doctor would involve being a patient first; a cancer patient, more than ten thousand kilometres away from home and family. Where she saw a dead end, He was building a new beginning. While she looked back at yesterday, He was composing a new journey.
Cycling into the Unexpected
Price: $2.85 USD. Words: 81,840. Language: English. Published: January 22, 2018 by Mereo Books. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Sports biography
Fran Adams and her family have been travelling abroad on two wheels for more than thirty years, and their adventures have ranged from getting shipwrecked in a mountain torrent to straying on to a Spanish motorway, along with one or two painful road accidents and of course. This is a collection of fond memories of Fran's cycling adventures.
Joe Biden: A Short Biography - 47th Vice President of the United States
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 8,940. Language: English. Published: January 21, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Political biography, Nonfiction » History » North America
A short biography of the former Senator from Delaware and vice president of the United States Joe Biden.