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I made a Mother out of May
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 41,890. Language: English. Published: August 19, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
This memoir including two poems documents the thoughts, painful memories of the past and the fear of the uncertainty of the future. From rainy days and a smoke-filled room to a spring's love affair, this memoir touches on the author's depression, oppression, physical pain, mental pain, loss, desire, love, and sexuality...
Meyer Shapiro Brownsville, Brooklyn Thug
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 2,570. Language: English. Published: August 17, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » True Crime » Organized crime, Nonfiction » Biography » Criminals & outlaws
Abe "Kid Twist" Reles, a former partner of Meyer Shapiro, later proved his undoing. The growth of the slot machine industry enriched them but eventually led to a split in their association. There was too much money to be earned in prostitution and various other rackets. Competition for territory in Brooklyn and the Lower East Side led Reles to move out on his own. He became the Shapiros' enemy.
The Silent Sentinel
Price: $5.50 USD. Words: 42,600. Language: English. Published: August 15, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
The story is a mainly autobiographical account of his growing up as a Catholic in a rural area in Australia in the 1950’s. The silent sentinel represents conscience moulded by his religious upbringing into a ..Going-to -heaven versus Not- going- to- heaven division of children.
Ada's Christmas Wish
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 1,640. Language: English. Published: August 14, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography
This story is a mostly fact-based account of what my dear nana lived through. The polio outbreak affected countless families.In reality,it was her step-sister who contracted the disease.She would never regain the use of her leg the way it was. Ada is an eleven year old girl.Her indomitable spirit shines a light in even the darkest places.
Sudbina
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 26,820. Language: Bosnian. Published: August 12, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Antiques & Collectibles » Americana
Ova knjiga govori o životu Bosanke rođene u inat svemu i koja je bila jača od svoje sudbine. Bilo joj je suđeno da dođe na ovaj svijet, ali i da bude drugačija i bolja od svih u svojoj porodici. Svojom upornošću i jakom voljom ona je i uspjela u tome savlađujući gotovo sve prepreke koje joj je život servirao, od samog početka pa dalje....
A Triumphant Detour
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 25,950. Language: English. Published: August 12, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir, Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Inspirational
See the incredible journey of a woman with cerebral palsy who wishes to inspire people and give hope to those who are trying their best to live according to God’s will.
World War II in Antwerp, Belgium. - Experiences of a Young Boy.
Price: Free! Words: 17,600. Language: English. Published: August 11, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
In a series of anecdotes I describe my experiences living in Antwerp, Belgium during the German occupation of WW II. I was 7 years old when the war broke out and 11 at the end. While I experienced some of the hardships of that era, I also have memories that made me think of it being an "adventure". Realizing now the darkness of that era, I apologize for the lighthearted tone in the book .
Discarded No Longer Required
You set the price! Words: 34,580. Language: English. Published: August 11, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Military biography
The MoD is supposed to care for our veterans. A young seriously wounded soldier was refused treatment at the Queen Elizabeth Hospital Birmingham because he was not English! Some very seriously wounded young veterans are being placed in old people’s homes. Serving wounded personnel are also being let down so have to resort to legal action against the MoD and NHS to receive better care.
Autobiography of Benjamin Franklin: New Annotated Edition
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 112,200. Language: English. Published: August 9, 2017 by INDEX ebooks. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Biography » Political biography
Benjamin Franklin's Autobiography has received widespread praise, both for its historical value as a record of an important early American and for its literary style. William Dean Howells in 1905 asserted that "Franklin's is one of the greatest autobiographies in literature, and towers over other autobiographies as Franklin towered over other men."
Personal Memoirs of Ulysses S. Grant (volume I)
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 181,570. Language: English. Published: August 9, 2017 by INDEX ebooks. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Biography » Presidents & heads of state
The autobiography of Ulysses Grant has been highly regarded by the general public, military historians and literary critics. Positive attention is often directed toward Grant's prose, which has been praised for its conciseness and clarity, He portrayed himself in the persona of the honorable Western hero, whose strength lies in his honesty and straightforwardness.
Farthest North: New Annotated Edition
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 142,590. Language: English. Published: August 9, 2017 by INDEX ebooks. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » By region, Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Nansen's "Fram" expedition was an attempt by the Norwegian explorer Fridtjof Nansen to reach the geographical North Pole by harnessing the natural east–west current of the Arctic Ocean. In the face of much discouragement from other polar explorers, in 1893, Nansen took his ship "Fram" to the New Siberian Islands, froze her into the pack ice, and waited for the drift to carry her towards the pole.
Joey Glimco Chicago Teamster
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 2,480. Language: English. Published: August 9, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Criminals & outlaws, Nonfiction » True Crime » Organized crime
The 1957 and 1958 McClellan labor racketeering trials were covered worldwide in newspapers and on television. Union boss Joey Glimco took the 5th Amendment to avoid incriminating himself on 70 separate occasions. Former Local 777 President Dominic Abata told U.S. Senate investigators that Glimco had thrown him out of the Teamsters affiliate. Abata later defeated Glimco as a rebel candidate.
That Horrible Child
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 22,050. Language: Australian English. Published: August 9, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Even the most horrible child has innocent intentions. A memoir of hilarious short stories about Kylie's childhood antics and the reasons behind her actions (known as 'Kylie Logic').
Dirt Classroom
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 31,910. Language: English. Published: August 8, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Adventurers & explorers, Nonfiction » Travel » By region
An inspiring true adventure through the Australian Outback.
Hasan Basri
Price: Free! Words: 10,460. Language: English. Published: August 8, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography, Nonfiction » Biography » Religious biography
Hasan Basri was an early Muslim preacher, ascetic, scholar and mystic. Born in 642 CE, he rose to become one of the most celebrated Muslims of the time. He preached against materialism, a disease that is prevalent in our times. He was considered an expert scholar of Islamic sciences. His passionate sermons often moved people to tears, and his words have relevance for Muslims of all times.
History is repeating itself through............COINCIDENCES IN THE AMERICAN PRESIDENCY
Price: $5.49 USD. Words: 24,770. Language: American English. Published: August 7, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Presidents & heads of state
You have heard of historians who compared Presidents Lincoln and Kennedy in One Hundred years right? Well, what about all the Presidents compared in eight time spans from George Washington to Donald J. Trump.
Temple Grandin
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,250. Language: English. Published: August 6, 2017 by Breeding Publishing. Categories: Nonfiction » Relationships and Family » Autism spectrum disorders, Nonfiction » Biography » Woman biographies
This is a biography about the most famous person with autism in the world. Temple Grandin who is an animal lover and autistic hero to so many is one of the most amazing people you will ever meet. In this book you will learn how Temple invented the Hug machine and designs slaughterhouses for the beef industry. Temple shares how she was bullied and overcame all of that to be the hero she is today.
Never Alone: Intimate Times With Jesus
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 4,570. Language: English. Published: August 6, 2017 by Pearly Gates Publishing LLC. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
The author shares inspiration found in being alone by creatively applying and using God's creation, music, poetry, and scriptures demonstrating that even Jesus Christ sought times to be alone to pray, fellowship, and worship God.
Optimist!
Price: Free! Words: 36,790. Language: English. Published: August 5, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
These are cameos of my experience and encounters, as a sight-diminishing or even a totally blind enthusiastic professional person. Sit back! Read! Use your vivid imagination, as a paintbrush, to fill in your imagination details. I almost never read anything without using this remarkable "tool," to enhance the picture, conjured up by the fertile imagination of my mind!
Louis "Pretty" Amberg and the Brooklyn Loansharking War
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 2,620. Language: English. Published: August 5, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » True Crime » Organized crime, Nonfiction » Biography » Criminals & outlaws
The deaths of Louis "Pretty" Amberg and his brother, Joseph "Joey", mystified New York Police detectives for some time. Joey was murdered in a garage while Pretty's body was found bagged and burning inside a car in Manhattan. The Amberg brothers were masters of shylocking which came to be known as loan sharking. They met opposition when they tried expanding out of New York's Lower East Side.