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The Sand Man by Wm. G. Thilgen Jr. (Billl)
Series: Anthologies, Two. Price: Free! Words: 1,760. Language: American English. Published: July 31, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
According to tradition, the sandman is a character in many children(s) bedtime stories. He is said to sprinkle sand or dust on or into the eyes of the child at night to bring on dreams and sleep. The grit or "sleep" in one's eyes upon waking is supposed to be the result of the Sandman's work the previous evening.
Searching for Walter by Stephen Bloy
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 77,030. Language: English. Published: July 31, 2013 by Austin Macauley. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Other biographies
Walter Bloy, an ex-merchant navy officer, died in 1947 shortly before his son Stephen's second birthday. It was only in 2009, after seeing a television documentary about the role of the Merchant Navy in the North Atlantic convoys of World War 2 that Stephen was inspired to research and write his father's story.
Adrian Timofeev. My Lectures for the Soldiers of the General Staff in 1902. Part 2. by Adrian Timofeev
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 1,810. Language: English. Published: July 31, 2013. Categories: Essay » Political, Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir(5.00 from 1 review)
This is an extract from my prison diary of 1903-1906. I was 20 and I did a propaganda work among the workers and soldiers in St. Petersburg in 1902.
One Puddle Too Many by Anthony Miller
Price: Free! Words: 10,420. Language: Australian English. Published: July 30, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Celebrity biography
this is the story of my son (Ashley) who passed away in 2008 just before his nineteenth birthday. it is a plea for understanding and tolerance towards those with a disability and especially those with a chronic or terminal condition like Ashley suffered.
Queens Nurse to Godzone by Christine Davies Curtis
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 37,130. Language: English. Published: July 29, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs(5.00 from 1 review)
Tales of real life district nursing in London in the sixties and New Zealand in the seventies. Follow Chris as she cycles round the rough streets of London and later drives around a large rural area, visiting her patients. There is pathos and humour.
I Can Still Drive at Night by Sheldon Saltman
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 50,590. Language: English. Published: July 29, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Biographical anthologies
This book is about a love lost through the death of a spouse. It entails the humorous events that the survivor encountered. Primarily, it deals with all of the widows who came out of the woodwork wanting to make sure that he did not go hungry. There were constant offers of casseroles, briskets, and other exotic dishes. Not wanting him to eat alone, they all asked, "Can you drive at night?"
A Dog's Life by Sylvia Baxter
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 65,450. Language: English. Published: July 29, 2013 by Austin Macauley. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
This true-life dog biography set in the late 1970s/80s on two outlying Shropshire farms, relating the compelling thirteen year long bond between a young woman and her Labrador dog, is delightfully different by way that it is told from the dog's quirky and imaginative point of view, which makes it thoroughly entertaining and humorous throughout.
Where The River Meets The Sea - An Oral History Of Growing Up In The Wild King Country Of New Zealand During The Great Depression by Jane Wilks
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 12,160. Language: English. Published: July 28, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Biography » Woman biographies(4.00 from 1 review)
'Where the river meets the sea; is a vivid account of a rural childhood in New Zealand during the Great Depression. It was a time of great hardship and life was very simple. For many, it meant living off the land and the sea to eke out a basic existence. The character and resilience of Grace - whose childhood is told, is reflected in this entertaining and informative oral history.
Voyages Through Life: The Story of John Dunlop Allison by Jess Allison
Price: Free! Words: 50,560. Language: Commonwealth English. Published: July 28, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Adventurers & explorers, Nonfiction » History » Modern / 19th Century
The true adventure story of life at sea in the 19th century, of wars and wives, of gold fever and greed, of death and disease, of storms and shipwrecks all over the world. John Dunlop Allison appears to have written his memoirs in 1909, as he approached ‘the allotted life of man, three score and ten’, which were discovered and transcribed over 100 years later by his great-grandson.
Muslim Knights - Volume 1 by Aisha Bilal
Series: Knights of Arabia, Book 3 · Muslim Knights, Book 1. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 13,920. Language: English. Published: July 27, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Middle East, Nonfiction » Biography » Biographical anthologies
In this book you can read about historical Islamic figures such as Salman Al-Farisi (the first Persian Muslim), Bilal bin Ribah (the first man to do the athan), Ibn Al-Maghazilee (a talented comedian), Eyas bin Mu'awiya (a famously clever judge), Nuaiman bin Amr Al-Ansari (an irrepressible trickster), Muhammad (peace be upon him), Abdullah bin Huthafa and Suhaib bin Sinan (the first Roman Muslim).
Killers of the Lonely Hearts: The Tale of Serial Killers Raymond Fernandez & Martha Beck (A True Crime Short) by R. Barri Flowers
Series: R. Barri Flowers Murder Chronicles. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 12,230. Language: English. Published: July 27, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » True Crime » Murder, Nonfiction » Biography » Criminals & outlaws
Killers of the Lonely Hearts by the bestselling author of The Sex Slave Murders and The Sex Slave Murders 2, R. Barri Flowers, is a true crime short about serial killers Raymond Fernandez & Martha Beck, who preyed on lonely women through personal ads, stealing from them and then murdering the women before the ultimate justice was served on the killer lovers.
Sacrifice - The True Story of Courage over Chernobyl by Cap Parlier
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 124,470. Language: English. Published: July 27, 2013 by Saint Gaudens Press. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Communism and socialism
Hero of the Soviet Union Gourgen Karapetyan and Gromov Experimental Test Pilot Anatoly Grishchenko flew into Hell over Chernobyl to save the Motherland and the World. Anatoly developed a radiation-induced, life-threatening, blood disorder. Gougen sought the assistance of a colleague in flight, Cap Parlier, to obtain a potential curative treatment for Anatoly in Seattle. This is their story.
Italian Funerals and Other Festive Occasions by John (Giovanni) Miranda
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 45,880. Language: English. Published: July 26, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Literary biography, Nonfiction » Cooking, Food, Wine, Spirits » Italian
The Mafia at his doorstep, a scary grandmother with “special powers” and his favorite aunt who knitted him sweaters and smuggled gin: New York in the 20s seemed so normal to the seven year old boy. With great humor Mr. Miranda shares his bizarre family secrets with us, and also twelve of his secret family recipes going back five Sicilian generations. He proves reality is stranger than fiction!
Terrorism Malala and Swat by Sharan Khan
Price: Free! Words: 4,910. Language: English. Published: July 26, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Adventurers & explorers
A book inside a true story of current army operation and th insurgency of taliban in the valley true stories of the people who faced a life threatening trauma of their lives . This book will change your entire perspective.
Autumn Dreams (Book Two of the Miracles Trilogy) by Amber Jerome~Norrgard
Price: $3.49 USD. Words: 59,180. Language: English. Published: July 25, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Author Amber Jerome~Norrgard continues the story of how she beat the odds of infertility in Autumn Dreams, Book Two of the Miracles Trilogy. Taken from the author’s journal entries and essays, Autumn Dreams is a true life account of a woman’s battle with post-partum depression and infertility, the devastating loss of her miscarriage in 2007, and the miracle of the birth of her second daughter.
I Thought I Left: A Different Kind of Near Death Experience by Jef Meulemans
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 51,230. Language: English. Published: July 25, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
This is the story about an important piece of my life. It is not just about suicide, but rather the events immediately after my attempt to end my life. Have you ever wondered what goes through someone’s mind when they make that decision? At that moment are they happy? Are they sad? What does it feel like? Do they have second thoughts? This book gives you my answers to those questions.
Meet Amelia Earhart: An Illustrated Biography of Amelia Earhart. For Children 8 Years Old & Up. by Jeanette Donaldson
Series: Meet Famous People, Book 1. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 5,150. Language: English. Published: July 23, 2013 by Living Plus Healthy Publishing. Categories: Nonfiction » Children's Books » Biography, Nonfiction » Biography » Adventurers & explorers
Looking for an inspirational hero to introduce your children to? Amelia Earhart is surely a great choice! "Meet Amelia Earhart" was written for kids age 8 & up (Grade 3 & up). With colorful illustrations, this biography focuses on how Amelia Earhart shows us that seemingly unreachable “dreams” can be accomplished if you're willing to keep working hard until you reach whatever goal you have set.
Card City, A Cure for the Crater by Austen Szott
Price: Free! Words: 4,530. Language: English. Published: July 23, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir, Fiction » Literature » Visionary & metaphysical
We have these gatherings on both sides, the light and the dark. Do we need someone to walk with the dead?
Being Down, Looking Up: The Adventures of an Itinerant Shoeshiner by Rob Walters
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 101,790. Language: English. Published: July 23, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » By region, Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
This book is about an unusual journey. A few years ago Rob Walters decided to become a shoeshine boy. He stowed his shoeshine kit, a tent, and a few items of clothing in a trailer, connected the trailer to his push bike and set off from Oxford to visit the old shoe-making cities of middle England. Along the way he polished many shoes and gained a fascinating insight into his own country.