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The Mysterious Mind of Opal Whiteley: Four Unique Lives Compared
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 15,400. Language: English. Published: September 15, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Literary biography
Opal Whiteley (1897-1992) remains a mysterious figure. Her life began as a brilliant girl with a passion for nature living in logging camps in Oregon, and ended as a psychiatric patient in the Napsbury Hospital in England after decades of institutionalization. How did this happen? Can the riddle of multi-synaesthete Whiteley be solved by comparing her life with other famous and enigmatic people?
Adventures in The Lake Disctrict
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Price: Free! Words: 8,020. Language: English. Published: September 15, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
From abseiling 150 feet down into an abandoned quarry, to climbing the tallest mountain in England, this short book recounts the adventures of twelve friends in a mountain school in The Lake District, one the most beautiful areas in England.
The Men Behind Chicago Mob Wives: Vincent Rizza
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Series: The Men Behind Mob Wives, Book 10. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 2,770. Language: English. Published: September 15, 2012 by Kiesha Joseph. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Criminals & outlaws
Vincent Rizza is the father of Pia Rizza of the reality series VH1 Mob Wives Chicago. He was a long-serving Chicago police officer well known for his controversial activities as a member of “The Outfit”, a Chicago division of La Cosa Nostra AKA The Mob. Today, he's famous for becoming a “mob rat”, who was a government witness in the trial of his fellow mobsters.
The Men Behind Mob Wives: Joseph Ferragamo, Louis Facciolo and Bruno Facciolo
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Series: The Men Behind Mob Wives, Book 9. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 4,170. Language: English. Published: September 15, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Criminals & outlaws
This ebook contains the biographies of the men behind VH1 Mob Wives Carla Facciolo, who are her claim to fame as one of the La Cosa Nostra stars of the hit reality TV show. Carla's qualifications come from three different directions. Carla's ex-husband, Joseph “Joe” Ferragamo. Carla's father, Louis “Louie” Facciolo. Carla's Uncle Bruno Facciolo.
The Men Behind Mob Wives: Benjamin “Lefty Guns” Ruggiero
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Series: The Men Behind Mob Wives, Book 8. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 4,530. Language: English. Published: September 15, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Criminals & outlaws
Benjamin Ruggiero is the late grandfather of Ramona Rizzo of VH1 Mob Wives. He was well known in La Cosa Nostra as “Lefty Two Guns”, “Lefty Guns” and “Lefty.” He was given the nickname, Lefty, because when he shot dice, he always roll them with his left hand. The nickname, Two Guns, came from the observation that whenever he shot someone, he always did it with one gun in each hand.
The Men Behind Mob Wives: Frank “The German” Schweihs
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Series: The Men Behind Mob Wives, Book 7. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 3,690. Language: English. Published: September 15, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Criminals & outlaws
This is the biography of Frank “The German” Schweihs, the deceased father of Nora Schweihs, one of the stars of the VH1 Mob Wives Chicago, a spinoff of VH1 Mob Wives. The German was an alleged La Cosa Nostra hit man for the Chicago Mob known as The Outfit. Frank Schweihs was a killer by nature. A loaded six-shooter would even feel intimidated around him. He was an alleged mob assassin.
The Men Behind Mob Wives: Salvatore “Sally Dogs” Lombardi
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Series: The Men Behind Mob Wives, Book 6. Price: $3.49 USD. Words: 3,720. Language: English. Published: September 15, 2012 by Kiesha Joseph. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Criminals & outlaws
Salvatore “Sally Dogs” Lombardi, uncle of Big Ang of VH1 Mob Wives, was low-key capo of the Genovese Crime Family. Even though he held the capo position within the highest profile criminal family in New York, Salvatore Lombardi is not very well known, publicly. He lived in Brooklyn and he and his crew members operated out of the Gravesend section.
The Men Behind Chicago Mob Wives: John "Big John" Fecarotta
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Series: The Men Behind Mob Wives, Book 5. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 2,160. Language: American English. Published: September 14, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Criminals & outlaws
John Fecarotta AKA “Big John” is the uncle of Renee Fecarotta Russo of VH1 Mob Wives Chicago. Big John was allegedly a “juice loan collector”, also known as a loan shark, meaning he used to loan money to people at a very high interest rate.
Prisons to Presidents
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 37,590. Language: English. Published: September 14, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » People of color
HOW A CONVICTED FELON WHO WAS WRITTEN OFF BY FAMILY AND FRIENDS ROSE TO THE HIGHER ECHELONS OF POWER AND WEALTH AND STEPS ON HOW ANYONE CAN CLIMB THE PYRAMID TO SUCCESS THROUGH SELF ACTUALIZATION.
The Forgotten League: A History of Negro League Baseball
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 12,400. Language: English. Published: September 14, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Sports biography
Rube Foster, Cool Papa Bell, Monte Irvin, Buck Leonard…they are some of the greatest players to ever play the game; so why have so few people heard of them? Because they never played in the MLB; they were the heroes of a baseball league often forgotten: The Negro League.
Francis and Edith Schaeffer
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Series: Francis and Edith Schaeffer, Book 1. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 77,880. Language: English. Published: September 13, 2012 by Agion Press. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Philosopher biography
Francis Schaeffer defined revival as: “A return to the practice of Biblical Christianity in the power of the Holy Spirit.” During his ministry, supported faithfully by his wife, Edith, they experienced revival in their personal lives and among the people with whom they ministered and worked. This expanded and updated edition includes the Message from my Francis Schaeffer: the Man and His Message.
Lebanese Immigrant's Daughter
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 32,360. Language: English. Published: September 13, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Mother was pleased with her daughter's birth. Father cried because a daughter's dowry costs money. What does a girl do when her parents plan to marry her off to a stranger in Lebanon when she turns twelve? World War II comes to her rescue until her father makes another marriage contract. A serious car accident frees the girl to attend nursing school, travel, and find her own true love.
Recall Yourself
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 25,130. Language: Russian. Published: September 13, 2012 by T/O "Neformat". Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
"Recall yourself" - a fascinating and unusual story, dedicated to all children of seventies and eighties. Despite the autobiographical details, the reader will be able to recognise on the pages of the book her own past. This boook don't just makes you to return to your childhood, but also to reflect on the eternal question: "Who are we and where are we going?"
The Pink Nectar Café
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 27,190. Language: English. Published: September 12, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Other biographies
The Pink Nectar Café offers myths and mysteries and is richly draped in the patina of Southwestern lore, but Bishop is respectful enough not to lift the veil too far. As he reminds us, “Let the mystery be.”
CURED - The Power of Forgiveness
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 70,480. Language: English. Published: September 12, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
“Cured” is a story about the power of forgiveness. In 1962, Carl Ray an 18-year-old black man witnessed the murdered of his father by a white man who shot him eight times. The man was enraged because Ray failed to address him as “sir.” Ray was burdened with the guilt of causing his father's murder. In 1984, he was released from his self made prison of guilt when he forgave his father’s murderer.
Mom's own- an interactive guidebook on pregnancy
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 19,800. Language: Commonwealth English. Published: September 12, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Biographical anthologies
An interactive guidebook on pregnancy and childbirth in question-answer form.
The Men Behind Mob Wives: Anthony “TG” Graziano
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Series: The Men Behind Mob Wives, Book 4. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 3,480. Language: American English. Published: September 11, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Criminals & outlaws
Anthony Graziano, also known as “TG”, is a mobster who refused to become a federal government witness. He was born in Staten Island, New York in 1940. He grew up during a time when being a mobster was something most youngsters only dreamed of. He is well known as a Consigliere and Capo of the Bonanno Crime Family. He's the father of Renee Graziano of VH1 Mob Wives.
The Men Behind Mob Wives: Lee D'Avanzo
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Series: The Men Behind Mob Wives, Book 3. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 3,440. Language: English. Published: September 11, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Criminals & outlaws
Lee D'Avanzo is a mobster best known for being the leader of the New Springville Boys. This gang was allegedly the farm team for the Colombo Crime Family and the Bonanno Crime Family. He dated Karen Gravano, daughter of Salvatore “Sammy the Bull” Gravano. Then, Lee fell in love with her friend, Drita. They got married and have two beautiful daughters. Drita and Karen are stars on VH1 Mob Wives.
The Men Behind Mob Wives: Hector “Junior” Pagan
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Series: The Men Behind Mob Wives, Book 2. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 4,140. Language: English. Published: September 11, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Criminals & outlaws
Hector Pagan, Jr is the ex-husband of Renee Graziano of Mob Wives. He grew up as a street thug in the streets of Brooklyn, New York. Hector had fallen in love with boxing when he was a teenager. He spent most of his time training, and never cared to finish the last five years of school. His promising boxing career came to an abrupt end when in a nightclub one evening. And, a mobster was born.
A Victim of Bullying
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Price: Free! Words: 13,760. Language: English. Published: September 11, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Psychology » Suicide
At some point, everyone has either been bullied or seen bullying happen. As a society, we’ve ignored the problem because of its prevalence and acceptance as a part of growing up. However, what if suicides from bullying occurred as young as 8-years-old? Would society finally wake up? This is what almost happened to me, and this is the story of how I not only survived, but conquered bullying.