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A Slick Life
Price: $2.50 USD. Words: 78,370. Language: English (Indian dialect). Published: March 12, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
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A vivid glimpse of India during and soon after its independence viewed from the observant lens of an oilman from Dehra Dun, India. An enjoyable recollection of the sepia days and how the oil industry grew in the country.
The Captain in Me (combo)
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 52,790. Language: English. Published: March 10, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Poetry » Contemporary Poetry, Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
In Love With a Sailor and The Captain in Me is a full collection of narrative-based poetry and stories that happened over a two year period from March 2013 - June 2014. In the book, Maeby shares about her dream of a very determined love, the characters in her life, an endless love for jazz music and all things vintage, life’s philosophies, Pirate adventures, life on the Sea and so much more.
Riding With No Hands
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 75,180. Language: English. Published: March 9, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
A biographical memoir of a 12 year old boy struggling alone to find his place in life as he learns about life, death, love, and his sexual awakening, all in the context of an abusive father and the haunting specter of sexual abuse. The secret of his abuse permeates his life, friendships, and relationships.
The Captivity And Triumph of Winnie Davies
Price: Free! Words: 51,320. Language: English. Published: March 6, 2015 by WEC Publications. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Religious biography
This book reveals how God used Winnie Davies to impact the lives of many people. Jesus Christ dominated her life. He brought meaning into living by a glorious consciousness of forgiveness and love as shown to her in His Cross. She knew God wanted her for Himself and for His purpose... The standards she lived by were down-to-earth interpretations of God's mandate for life as read in the Scriptures.
Tall Poppies Along the Yarra
Price: Free! Words: 91,930. Language: Australian English. Published: February 15, 2015 by Port Campbell Press. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Cultural heritage, Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography
Many individuals with vision and drive made Victoria's Yarra Valley the vibrant place it is today. The stories of William Barak, Robert Hoddle, John Monash, Neil Doutlas, John Landy, Ian Penrose and seven others are told here. Many people don't know them, but young and old will be inspired by their stories.
Vision-Quest: A Saga of the 1960s
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 100,290. Language: English. Published: February 14, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Artists
"A wonderful, introspective yet entertaining romp through the 1960s as seen through the eyes and sensitivity of an artist, yet interpreted and recounted by a scientist with a great respect for nature and native culture." -George Winship, The Village Wordsmith. Layers of adventure, romance, cultural shock, psychology, philosophy fill this off-beat, but true, journey of awakening in the sixties.
Survival Manual: A Memoir of Near Death, Illness and Survival
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 82,470. Language: English. Published: February 10, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
This memoir is my story of how I survived a near fatal illness, had many surgeries, spent almost 30 days in hospital, lived on pain killers and survived against all odds. During those days I recall many of my adventures in TV news covering stories around the world for NBC News. In some ways,it may inspire others to keep going when everything seems darkest.
Whenever I Fall
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 61,660. Language: British English. Published: February 9, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Children’s health, Nonfiction » Biography » Other biographies
Over the years I’ve been asked what it is like raising a child with special needs, how we cope, how we manage to battle on through the tough times, so I decided to write it all down on paper in the hopes that it raises awareness and may even help someone who is going through the same journey. This is my true account about a life with a special boy.
Tak Trzymać. cz.2
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 54,600. Language: Polish. Published: February 3, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Personal success
Książka "Tak trzymać!" cz.2 jest opisem wydarzeń z lat 1991-1999 kiedy pływałem na statkach na stanowisku kapitana statku. Dyplom Kpt. Ż. W. (Master Mariner) otrzymałem w styczniu 1971 r. mając 32 lat i zaokrętowałem jako kapitan na statek s/s "Wieczorek". W czasie 26 lat (1971-98) byłem kapitanem na 30 statkach. Część 1 obejmuje wspomnienia z lat 1955-90.
Sir Harry Gibbs: Without fear or favour
Price: $2.36 USD. Words: 82,040. Language: English. Published: January 28, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Law enforcement
This biography concerns one of Queensland's and Australia's most distinguished lawyers and jurists, Sir Harry Gibbs. Born in Ipswich in 1917, he studied law at the University of Queensland before going on to a legal career of great accomplishment, culminating in his taking the top position in the Australian judicial system. He was Chief Justice of the Australian High Court from 1981-1987.
Scholars and Gentlemen
Price: $1.57 USD. Words: 147,980. Language: English. Published: January 28, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
There are a number of remarkable families who have made their mark on Australian life in the 20th century — Street, Kent-Hughes, Bonython, Cilento, Durack, Mackerras — are some that spring instantly to mind. It has been my purpose to illustrate this by tracing the diverse careers of the Mackerras family and assessing the contribution they have made to the development of this country.
Gracie an English Bull Terrier: A Handbook for Being Dog's Best Friend
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 69,400. Language: English. Published: January 16, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Home and Garden » Pets & livestock, Nonfiction » Biography » Woman biographies
30 years rehabilitating dogs barely prepared Christy for her first Bull Terrier. Add a Collie and Labrador to the mix and life could be chaotic; when it came to medical crisis and stress, these same dogs provided the encouragement to keep going. Including tips on temperament testing, feeding, and training, this memoir/handbook will resonate with dog lovers, affirming why we are dog-people.
Revolución en el Mundo de las Misiones
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 60,590. Language: Spanish. Published: January 8, 2015 by GFA Books, a division of Gospel for Asia. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Religious biography, Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Christian Ministry / Missions
Adéntrese en la historia del misionero estadista K.P. Yohannan y experimente el mundo a través de sus ojos. Cada palabra le cautivará – desde las aldeas de la India hasta las costas de Europa y Norteamérica. Cuidado: ¡Su pasión es contagiosa!
An Angel From Above
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 83,850. Language: English. Published: January 5, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Christian Life / Death, Grief, Bereavement
An Angel From Above is the inspiring true story of an Italian American author, Marfisa Morabito. It describes the joyous memories and trials and tribulations which she endured throughout her lifetime. It's a story of hope and strength which grew from Christian faith. It entails deep pain of losing a precious son and having victory in Christ Jesus. Authors: Paul Morabito, Marfisa + Marisa Morabito
Cocaine & Champagne - Road To My Recovery
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 52,130. Language: English. Published: December 31, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Gay and lesbian, Nonfiction » Relationships and Family » Dysfunctional relationships
Sonya grows up in an upper middle class home with an alcoholic father. She acquires a taste for alcohol and drinks her first bottle of champagne when she is just twelve. Despite her dysfunctional family life, Sonya has the necessary tools to lead a productive life and leaves home for college. Living alone and left to her own devices, the choices she makes are not all good.
Prophet Muhammad: A man of Peace and Behavior
Price: Free! Words: 50,050. Language: English. Published: December 29, 2014 by Sanria. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Religious biography
This book will serve Muslim and non-Muslim brothers and sisters with answers to questions that remain unanswered in their minds for obvious reasons such as bias, prejudice, inhibition, hate and misconception. Even prominent scholars like Michael H. Hart narrates as God speaking to Muhammad direct, and confounds Muhammad as the author of Quran, when he is the conveyor ofthe Quran...
Das (Alp) Traumschiff
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 86,100. Language: German. Published: December 23, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Other biographies
Ein augenzwinkender Blick hinter die Kulissen der Kreuzfahrtindustrie. Es es nicht alles Gold was glänzt...Aus eigenen Erfahrungen und Erinnerungen niedergeschrieben. Vor Gericht und auf hoher See ist man allein. Dieser Satz beinhaltet viel Wahrheit.
Great White Hunters
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 52,710. Language: English. Published: December 21, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Adventurers & explorers
True stories from yesteryear's famous Great White Hunters. Enthralling tales of their daring and dangerous exploits in Africa and India. Real ripping yarns from the days of yore.
Notorious Outlaws of the Old West
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 91,630. Language: English. Published: December 20, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » American, Nonfiction » Biography » Criminals & outlaws
The names Billy the Kid, Frank and Jesse James, Wild Bill Hickok, and Pat Garrett paint a picture of a romanticized version of the old West to most people. However, the truth is that this was a very brutal and bloody time in history that saw countless victims brutalized, robbed, or killed. Life was cheap and death could be found in saloons, cat houses, and numerous other locations.
Deserving Of Love: A Woman's Journey in Search of Happiness
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 65,010. Language: Canadian English. Published: December 15, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Deserving of Love is a tell-all, uninhibited look at one woman's determination to break the family cycle-to stop hating and fighting-and find the love she was desperately seeking. With a burning will to survive, Amanda starts a journey that will not only bring tears to your eyes but also make you laugh along the way.