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A Child's Christmas in the Rockies by Buck Immov
Price: Free! Words: 2,590. Language: English. Published: October 8, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
The snow shimmering on the high peaks was beautiful, but we didn’t know it. Shimmering is nothing to sliding or a new way of riding down the hills and across the snowpacked roads blown by the wind, drawn down the slopes, or hurled into the snow when we slipped. Let the grownups grouse around their stoves, we knew what winter was for. Sliding. Sliding and Christmas.
October 2017 - Richard Lighthouse Ebooks on Smashwords by Richard Lighthouse
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 3,570. Language: English. Published: October 7, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Directories, Nonfiction » Biography » Reference
This short ebook lists 93 ebooks on smashwords.com published by Richard Lighthouse, between January 2013 and October 2017 . These are currently available. Note there are some ebooks that have been superceded and are no longer available. Some ebooks were published prior to 2013 on other websites.
The Pepper Kid: The Life and Times of Ken Randall, Hockey's Bad Hombre by J Shayne Randall
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 144,520. Language: English. Published: October 6, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Hockey, Nonfiction » Biography » Sports biography
History comes to life in this sweeping saga about the first captain of Toronto's original NHL team. Ken Randall's journey begins in the days of pro hockey's infancy as he toiled in over 100 arenas that no longer exist, won two Stanley Cups, and played with and against the early icons of the sport. You'll meet all the characters that wove the game...
Morris "Dimples" Wolensky Murder, Inc. Mobster by Robert Grey Reynolds, Jr
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 2,390. Language: English. Published: October 6, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Criminals & outlaws, Nonfiction » True Crime » Organized crime
Gambler Max Fox sought revenge on gambler Morris Wolensky and New York City betting commissioner Robert B. Greene. On August 3, 1944 he found them playing cards at a midtown Manhattan gambling establishment. He opened fire on them. Fox was a former partner of Greene and Wolensky. His grievance against them dated to the 1940 Presidential election when Greene put down a 3-1 bet on Wendell Willkie.
Bill Clinton: A Short Biography - 42nd President of the United States by Doug West
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 11,370. Language: English. Published: October 6, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Presidents & heads of state, Nonfiction » History » Modern / 20th Century
Bill Clinton is a man of great contrasts and contradictions, a man whose presidency was disgraced by impeachment, but who remains one of the most popular presidents of the modern era.
The Best Fooling by Michael Bawtree
Price: $2.85 USD. Words: 115,690. Language: English. Published: October 6, 2017 by Mereo Books. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
In this second volume Michael Bawtree recounts his experience as a new immigrant in Canada, and his first steps as a professional actor, a university instructor, a book critic and playwright. Michael's story gives us a picture of Canada's theatre activity in the sixties and seventies, with honest portraits of some of its most distinguished artists
Bill Gates - Celebrity Biographies by Matt Green
Series: Biographies of Famous People. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 4,140. Language: English. Published: October 5, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Scientists, Inventors, Nonfiction » Biography » Celebrity biography
Ever wondered how Bill Gates rose to stardom? Bill is a figure of paramount importance in the development of the software industry and really in the development of the internet. William Henry Gates III was born in Seattle, Washington on October 28, 1955. Known commonly as Bill Gates - the joint founder of the gigantic Microsoft Corporation
Broken: The Life and Times of Erik Daniels by Terry Austin
Price: $3.00 USD. Words: 47,150. Language: English. Published: October 4, 2017 by Austin Brothers Publishing. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Criminals & outlaws, Nonfiction » Relationships and Family » Abuse / general
The incredible tale of a man who was broken by every person and circumstance in his life. It is not only a quest for survival but a search for meaning. If you stick with Erik long enough, you will become a part of his story and be changed by his brokenness.
Confessions of a Hungarian Refugee by Anonymous
Price: $4.75 $2.38 USD. (50% off!) Words: 51,300. Language: English. Published: October 3, 2017 by Andras M. Nagy. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
This book is a bittersweet, often self-deprecating, but surely illuminating, story for those seeking forgiveness, emotional balance and a peace of mind.
The Life of Andrew Jackson by My Ebook Publishing House
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 6,850. Language: English. Published: October 3, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Presidents & heads of state, Nonfiction » Biography » Political biography
Andrеw Jасkѕоn wаѕ the ѕеvеnth lеаdеr оf thе Unitеd Stаtеѕ. Hе iѕ knоwn for еѕtаbliѕhing thе Dеmосrаtiс Pаrtу аnd fоr hiѕ hеlр оf individuаl frееdоm. "Anу mаn dеѕеrving аt lеаѕt ѕоmе rеѕресt will ѕtiсk uр fоr whаt hе truѕtѕ right, уеt it tаkеѕ a ѕоmеwhаt bеttеr mаn tо rесоgnizе in a ѕрlit ѕесоnd аnd withоut rеѕеrvаtiоn thаt hе iѕ in blundеr."
My Handwriting Saved Me: Memoirs of a Holocaust Survivor by Albert Halm
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 71,160. Language: English. Published: October 1, 2017 by Albert Halm. Categories: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Judaism / History, Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Albert Halm tells his fascinating story of life in the Carpathian Mountains, Czechoslovakia, then being interned in Nazi camps, and ultimately being saved from imminent death by his beautiful handwriting. Using the mantra "We must never forget" he goes on to be the Founding President of the Australian Association of Jewish Holocaust Survivors.
Auguste Joseph Ricord French-Argentine Heroin Dealer International Drug Kingpin by Robert Grey Reynolds, Jr
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 2,480. Language: English. Published: October 1, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Criminals & outlaws, Nonfiction » True Crime » Organized crime
Auguste Joseph Ricord was joined by French nationals like Christian David, Lucien Sarti, Francoise Chiappe and Andre Condemine in an international drug ring that profited for many years. Eventually the younger operatives seized control of the business. Ricord remained in Paraguay, fighting extradition into the 1970s. His operation sent $600 million yearly to the U.S. from France via South America.
The Toronto Mafia Gambling Supremacy and Heroin Trafficking 1955-1970 by Robert Grey Reynolds, Jr
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 2,810. Language: English. Published: September 29, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Criminals & outlaws, Nonfiction » True Crime » Organized crime
John "the Enforcer", "Johnny Pops" Papalia was the leading organized crime figure in Ontario in the late 1950s. A Hamilton native he managed action in crime rackets like gambling, prostitution and narcotics. Jailed in the early 1960s he was given a mere slap on the wrist for his role in the French Connection drug ring. By the mid 1960s he was operating successfully with help from U.S. mobsters.
A Dream within a Dream Selected American Poems and Poets in World Lit- සිහිකයක සිහිනයක්- විශ්ව සාහිත්යයේ තෝරාගත් අමෙරිකානු කවි සහ කවියෝ by Udaya R. Tennakoon
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 by Robert Grey Reynolds, Jr
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.
Amen! by Victor Bellini
Price: $4.95 USD. Words: 98,340. Language: English. Published: September 26, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir, Nonfiction » Inspiration » Personal inspiration
This is my story. I lived my life the best way I could, with success and failure, with hope and despair, with satisfaction and disappointment, with illusions and delusions, never counting on others, never asking for favors, never borrowing anything from anyone, never expecting rewards. I did what I did on my own, proud of what I achieved but also mortified by what I unwittingly destroyed.
The Girl on the Station by Carole Naomi Mitzman
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
La verità sul Titanic by Archibald Gracie
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 74,410. Language: Italian. Published: September 26, 2017 by Gingko edizioni. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
L’affondamento del Titanic nelle acque gelide del nord Atlantico nelle prime ore del 15 aprile 1912 è probabilmente il più famoso disastro marittimo in tempo di pace della storia moderna.
Perché gli altri dimenticano by Bruno Piazza
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 49,580. Language: Italian. Published: September 26, 2017 by Gingko edizioni. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
Bruno Piazza era iscritto al Partito Nazionale Fascista. Non era un oppositore del regime. Venne arrestato a Trieste il 13 luglio 1944, con l’accusa di ‘‘odiare i tedeschi’’ e di essere ‘‘di razza ebraica’’.