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Final Gifts by Carol Mithers
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 12,030. Language: English. Published: September 13, 2015 by Shebooks Publishing. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir, Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Elder care
Carol Mithers’s memoir of a woman in caregiving hell is funny, sad, brutally honest, and ultimately life-affirming.
Freeway Rick Ross: The Untold Autobiography by Cathy Scott
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 83,630. Language: English. Published: September 13, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » True Crime » Drug trade
Freeway Rick Ross: The Untold Autobiography is an intimate look at the day-to-day dealings of a drug kingpin in the heart of the ghetto. It's also the story of a boy born in poverty Texas who grew up in a single-parent household in the heart of South Central Los Angeles, pushed through the school system each year and ended up illiterate. His options were few, and he turned to drug dealing.
Cover Units by Logan Howlett
You set the price! Words: 15,060. Language: English. Published: September 11, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Law enforcement, Nonfiction » True Crime » General crimes
A continuation of the first hand accounts of rural police officers from Volume 1, Rustic Fuzz.
Ghosts of Childhood by Neil Landers
Price: Free! Words: 85,770. Language: English. Published: September 10, 2015 by booksunleashed. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
A childhood background including murder, suicide, wartime allegations and a father caught by shellfire leads to problems common and uncommon.
Two Steps Forward - Embracing Life With A Brain Tumor by Claire Snyman
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 60,750. Language: English. Published: September 10, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Diseases / nervous system (incl. brain), Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
Two Steps Forward: Embracing life with a brain tumor is an enlightening story about a young woman as she learns to be her own advocate through the often-harrowing journey of life with a brain tumor, misdiagnosis, brain surgery and recovery. Two Steps Forward is a compelling book for readers walking similar paths, those facing life-changing situations or anyone looking for inspiring stories.
Contar las cosas como fueron by Evangelina Corona Cadena
Price: Free! Words: 49,350. Language: Spanish. Published: September 9, 2015 by DEMAC A.C.. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Woman biographies
El terremoto de 1985 en la Ciudad de México es un parteaguas en la vida de muchos mexicanos. Evangelina Corona Cadena, ante la dolorosa experiencia de haber visto gran cantidad de talleres de costura bajo los escombros, promovió la creación del Sindicato de Costureras 19 de septiembre, para proteger al gremio. Te invitamos a conocer su historia.
Des Iles à la Métropole, confessions d’un Antillais by Ednard PYREE
Price: $3.35 USD. Words: 29,880. Language: French. Published: September 9, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Immigration and Emigration, Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
A travers « Des Iles à la Métropole, confessions d’un antillais », Ednard Pyrée se penche d’une manière toute personnelle, mais très sincère, sur les rapports compliqués et en même temps très passionnés entre les Antilles, l’Afrique et la Métropole.
American Monk by Becket
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 41,390. Language: English. Published: September 9, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Almost a decade before becoming the assistant of author, Anne Rice, American Monk is the inspiring true story of the spiritual years Becket spent in a Benedictine monastery north of New Orleans. In this encouraging, unforgettable memoir, Becket travels the path of self-discovery among monks who were not saints, but like him were men healing in the hospital of God’s church.
Dirt Road Diary: Recalling a Country Childhood by Ken Weyand
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 35,320. Language: English. Published: September 9, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » American, Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
A journalist recalls growing up on a farm in northeast Missouri, where his only connection with the outside world was a dirt road. Recollections include farm animals, old-time vehicles, a one-room country school, fairs, hikes in creek-beds, party lines, and the foibles of rural life. Illustrated with family photographs, “Dirt Road Diary” covers the years before the author’s college days.
The Griffon Ship of Rene Robert Cavalier de la Salle by Robert Grey Reynolds, Jr
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 3,860. Language: English. Published: September 7, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Adventurers & explorers, Nonfiction » Transportation » Ships & Shipbuilding / History
My e-book considers La Salle's exploration of the Great Lakes and his relations with the Native American Senecas. La Salle first came to North America in 1666 and then returned again from France in 1678. Wrecks that might be the remains of the Griffon are located near Manitoulin Island and Russell Island. My text looks at the Niagara Falls Griffon building site as late as the early 20th century.
Normal is a Strange Word by Cathy Grant
Price: Free! Words: 1,730. Language: Canadian English. Published: September 7, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir, Nonfiction » Self-improvement » Personal Growth / General
A contination of the Author's thoughts on life, the world and having a disability.
Quiet Desperation, A Life on the Autistic Spectrum, Part 1: Before Diagnosis by John C Livingstone
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 48,750. Language: English. Published: September 7, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
The author spent the first fifty-plus years of his life not knowing he had Asperger's Syndrome. Quiet Desperation, Part 1, is a personal account of the first forty years.
Bollywood through Ages + Affairs of Bollywood Stars Revealed ( Special Edition ) by Olivia Scott
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 85,790. Language: English. Published: September 5, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Celebrity biography
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The Johnny Cash I Knew. A Kind and Caring Man by Tom Blake
Price: $2.95 USD. Words: 16,240. Language: English. Published: September 4, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Celebrity biography
The author had the pleasure of working with Johnny Cash for two years in the 1970s. He got to know him well. He was with Johnny in all kinds of situations--in the House of Cash recording studio, backstage multiple times, in his Sahara Tahoe guest house, riding in limos, at dinner often in the author's Victoria Station restaurants, amongst hundreds of fans, performing live in San Quentin Prison--i
Ainsi font, font, font… by Marie-Noëlle Garric
Price: $4.49 USD. Words: 32,160. Language: French. Published: September 4, 2015 by Éditions Hélène Jacob. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Teachers & educators, Nonfiction » Career Guides » Education
J’ai commencé cette carrière sans savoir qu’elle allait durer longtemps. Disons plutôt que je ne l’ai appréhendée qu’année après année, comme une fourmi tâcheronne. C’est ce mélange d’impressions variées que j’ai essayé de décrire dans cet ouvrage qui retrace trente-cinq années de doutes, de joies, d’abattement ou d’enthousiasme. Ainsi font, font, font…
A Track a Torpedo and a Koala by Ligita Sternbergs
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 54,190. Language: English. Published: September 3, 2015 by Bookpal Australia. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
A family is forced to flee Latvia during WW11 after Fricis Straubergs is warned his name appears on Russia’s “hit list”. The following five years see the family housed in Displaced Person’s camps in Germany. Destiny brings them to Australian Migrant Camps, where they struggle to fit in, in a land so vastly different to their homeland.
Feliz Lusitânia ou a Belém da Saudade by José Santiago
Price: $3.75 USD. Words: 31,030. Language: Portuguese. Published: September 3, 2015 by Chiado Editora. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Neste relato de vida apreciei particularmente a viva descrição do seu primeiro passeio por Belém e a narração das atribuladas deslocações pela Amazónia e das viagens a localidades com nomes portugueses como Santarém e Alter-do-Chão. O autor pinta ainda um fresco de pitorescas personagens com quem conviveu e ilustra bem como Belém tem tanto de familiar e reconhecível para um português como de “dife
Ten Wealthy Americans And How They Achieved Their Wealth! Part 1 by Thomas J. Strang
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 55,710. Language: English. Published: September 3, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Business biography, Nonfiction » Biography » Business biography
Wealth is the abundance of valuable resources or valuable material possessions. The opposite of wealth is destitution. The opposite of richness is poverty. This ebook consists of 10 wealthy Americans and how they achieved their wealth. They are Bill Gates, Charles Koch, Colonel Sanders, Jeff Bezos, Jim Walton, Larry Ellison, Mark Zuckerberg, Michael Bloomberg, Steve Jobs and Warren Buffett
Vida de Monseñor Ronald Knox by Evelyn Waugh
Price: Free! Words: 132,900. Language: Spanish. Published: September 2, 2015 by Jack Tollers. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Religious biography
Viejo amigo del Padre Ronald Knox, Evelyn Waugh escribió su biografía cuando falleció y, como es de esperar de un autor tan áspero como mordaz, no es esta una hagiografía, sino más bien el sencillo homenaje de uno de sus admiradores. Con más de trescientas notas, esta versión ayudará al lector a ubicarse en los tiempos de la Inglaterra de la primera mitad del siglo XX.
Эпитафия без елея. Страницы воспоминаний партизана by Наум Перкин
Price: $2.69 USD. Words: 52,490. Language: Russian. Published: September 2, 2015 by kniharnia.by. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Military biography
Страницы воспоминаний партизана Наума Перкина (1912–1976), основанные на документальном материале, были одной из первых проб правдивого, без идеализации и приукрашивания, отражения партизанской борьбы. Но именно поэтому, по мнению рецензентов «эпохи застоя», в повести «нет правды про партизанскую войну» и книгу «ни в коем случае издавать нельзя».