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The Diaries of Claire K. A Young Governess in Germany 1929-33
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 26,730. Language: English. Published: February 18, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » History » Modern / 20th Century
These are from the diaries of Claire Kinross, my mother.My mother was an author and poet, but it wasn't until after her death in l991 that my sister and I discovered her journals written in small neat handwriting in black hand bound books.They gave an intriguing and honest look into the young woman that we had never known, while she was a governess in Germany from 1929 to 1933.
Little Prince: The Accidental Life of a Lucky Orphan
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 152,280. Language: English. Published: February 17, 2015 by WingSpan Press. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
In 1937, during the Great Depression, the young mother of a two-year-old boy died while giving birth to a baby girl, and the boy's father, victim of severe depression, abandoned the family, leaving the boy an orphan. More than seven decades later, the author, in this personal memoir, relates how he was raised with much love by his late mother's family, and has led a happy, productive life.
Madame Parapluie
Price: $3.75 USD. Words: 131,730. Language: Portuguese. Published: February 17, 2015 by Chiado Editora. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Parapluie é um relato de coragem cuja mensagem de esperança, tão importante nos dias de hoje, vai além do tempo dos factos e das pessoas referidas. É um testemunho de sabedoria, um manual de iluminação, e não só uma autobiografia de Elisa Damião.
A Viagem dos Meus Sentimentos
Price: $3.75 USD. Words: 23,760. Language: Portuguese. Published: February 17, 2015 by Chiado Editora. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Desde o meu nascimento procuro constantemente o tesouro da vida. Nesta viagem o tesouro são os sentimentos que guardo desde o fundo do meu coração, sejam eles tristes ou alegres fazem parte da minha viagem, não só da minha mas também da sua viagem porque somos humanidade nascida para os sentimentos da vida.
Queria Ser Doutor
Price: $3.75 USD. Words: 36,140. Language: Portuguese. Published: February 17, 2015 by Chiado Editora. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Ao desenrolar a sua história de vida, o autor pretendeu descrever com minicidade essa mesma história. Como todas, ela tem os seus momentos mais e menos agradáveis, não por outras razões mas especialmente partilhando-as com os estimados leitores mais não quis do que induzir neles a vontade de individualmente ou juntos fazermos inverter as negligências tendênciais das culturas modernas.
Lloyd George Knew My Father
Price: $5.00 USD. Words: 42,060. Language: English. Published: February 17, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography
The personal story of a British Private in World War 2 and his challenges to remain sane in the fact of horrendous war atrocities.
Swimming Against the Tide
Price: $2.85 USD. Words: 151,330. Language: English. Published: February 16, 2015 by Mereo Books. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
Fascinating manhunts, gruesome murders, violent encounters and heart-rending tragedies - as well as plenty of amusing and not-so-amusing incidents. George Raven looks back on a colourful career as a police officer in Essex for thirty years.
Thank You Mister Bosh That's Close Enough!
Price: $2.85 USD. Words: 49,280. Language: English. Published: February 16, 2015 by Mereo Books. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Military biography
In 1914 Herbert Hoskins joined the British Army and soon found himself as a Major serving in the muddy, disease ridden trenches of the Somme. Carefully collected by his grandson, Major Hoskins' letters are printed alongside startling images and illustrations to provide a fascinating picture of the horrific world these soldiers inhabited.
The Red Star Diary of 1916
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 10,910. Language: English. Published: February 16, 2015 by Rena Corey. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
This extraordinary work pulls directly from a diary discovered in a flea market in the 1990s. Rena Corey painstakingly tracked down the details of the young man whose diary she obtained, not even knowing his identity until well into her search: Bill Noxon. Intertwining Bill’s own words with her discoveries about his life, Ms. Corey paints a complete picture of this young man.
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.
The Untimely Suicide of Sebastian Goat -- A Cowboy Story
Price: $1.00 USD. Words: 3,090. Language: English. Published: February 15, 2015. Categories: Essay » Literature, Nonfiction » Biography » Cultural heritage
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Sebastian was a highly spirited goat living with other animals on his New Mexico ranch. Over the years the goat had managed to violently assault pretty much all of the cowboys and other animals that worked and lived on the ranch until the day Sebastian finally fell down on to a ledge he couldn't escape from.
To Dwell in the Power of Truth.
Series: Sunderland P. Gardner Lectures, Book 49. You set the price! Words: 9,470. Language: English. Published: February 15, 2015 by Canadian Quaker Press. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Religious biography, Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Christianity / Quaker
In the 1999 Sunderland P. Gardner lecture, Jack Ross describes his inspiring, life-long spiritual journey which led him to misery and transcendent joy in maximum security prisons as part of his non-violent witness to the power of truth.
Share Your Neighbour's Joy
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 3,960. Language: British English. Published: February 15, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Religious biography
Share Your Neighbour’s Joy is a true short story in which names of characters have been falsified for harmony. Pastor Sekaza is an ordinary servant of God. He is blessed but Mudanya sees him like a miserable helpless creature. He is unaware that God has his own timetable for His people, and above all, His servants.
12 Shots: 2014 blog posts
Price: Free! Words: 11,420. Language: English. Published: February 13, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Cancer
In 2013, my son Brian was diagnosed with Acute Lymphoblastic Leukemia. This book traces a four-month journey in which I trained for a 100 mile cycling event to help raise $37,454.13 for blood cancer research and patient assistance programs. This amount is equivalent to the average charge for a single chemotherapy injection delivered to our Little Man. He received 12 of these shots in two months.
Five Days In The Trees Near The Water - Eight Years Into Recovery
Series: IN THE WORDS OF AN ADDICT. Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 20,530. Language: Canadian English. Published: February 12, 2015 by Kelly Busch. Categories: Nonfiction » Inspiration » Personal inspiration, Nonfiction » Biography » Woman biographies
In this compelling true story the reader is invited inside the journey written in Five Days that will leave the reader speechless, heart warmed, in tears, laughing and inspired.
Daedalus: A Tale of Savannah
Price: $1.49 USD. Words: 5,040. Language: English. Published: February 11, 2015 by valhallapress. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » By region, Nonfiction » Biography » Other biographies
September 19, 2005, the heat waves danced off the teeming, blackened windows of a small wooden house in the city’s Trustee’s Garden section. Inside lay the bodies of Bob and Tina Stoddard, decaying in the Savannah swelter. This is their story.
Cubaneando
Price: $3.75 USD. Words: 12,480. Language: Spanish. Published: February 11, 2015 by ChiadoEditorial. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Diversión, reflexión e incluso indignación son las emociones que Landi nos provoca. Este personaje, una supuesta adolescente, sacará a colación los tejemanejes de la clase política actual y la crueldad de la vida material, a la par que mostrará las pillerías autodestructivas de la juventud farandulera cubana.
Following Henry Williamson’s Footsteps as He Walked the Coasts of North and South Devon in 1933 in ON FOOT IN DEVON
Price: $3.50 USD. Words: 29,410. Language: English. Published: February 11, 2015 by Henry Williamson. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues, Nonfiction » Biography » Literary biography
'Following Henry Williamson’s Footsteps' is an explanatory commentary on Williamson's 'On Foot in Devon', his quirky mock travel guide published in 1933. A detailed knowledge or prior reading of 'On Foot in Devon' is not a prerequisite, for the numerous and sometimes lengthy quotations mean that the commentary can be read and enjoyed independently of the book itself.
The Orwell Brigade
Price: $4.95 USD. Words: 43,800. Language: English. Published: February 10, 2015 by HeavenLakePress. Categories: Essay » Literature, Nonfiction » Biography » Biographical anthologies
Author: John Burdett, Mike Lawson, John Lantigua, Gary Phillips, Ernesto Mallo, Ruth Dudley Edwards, Matt Rees, Christopher G. Moore, Colin Cotterill, Barbara Nadel, Quentin Bates, George Fetherling. Twelve authors have banded together under the Orwell banner: “In a time of universal deceit, telling the truth is a revolutionary act.”
Survival Manual: A Memoir of Near Death, Illness and Survival
Price: Free! 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.