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Swimming Against the Tide by George P Raven
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! by Herbert R Hoskins
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 by Rena Corey & Bill Noxon
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 by Ron Amor & Pat Gibson-Amor
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(5.00 from 1 review)
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 by Fredric L. Rice
Price: $1.00 USD. Words: 3,090. Language: English. Published: February 15, 2015. Categories: Essay » Literature, Nonfiction » Biography » Cultural heritage(4.00 from 1 review)
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. by Jack Ross
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 by James Kemoli Amata
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 by Lance Shaw
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 by Kelly S. Busch
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 by Albert Davenport
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 by Yaneline Delisle
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 by Anne Williamson
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 by Christopher G. Moore
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 by Ronsteinman
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.
Fence Rows and The Price of Change by Wayne Dowdy
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,740. Language: English. Published: February 10, 2015 by Mr.D. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » True Crime » General crimes
"Fence Rows" and "The Price of Change" come from the writing collection, Essays & More Straight from the Pen, available in print and as an eBook. These essays captivate the readers attention to carry them through movie worthy events. "Fence Rows" first appeared in the ICONOCLAST magazine, as did "Fences." Inside of "The Price of Change," read about the event published by the ICONOCLAST,...
Ter Filhos é uma Dádiva Divina by Vera Santos
Price: $3.75 USD. Words: 17,690. Language: Portuguese. Published: February 10, 2015 by Chiado Editora. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
“Neste exato momento fiquei sem chão. Acredito, piamente, que o choque emocional e psicológico foi tão brutal que parei de raciocinar.” “Para muitos sou louca, para outros sou corajosa; para mim sou simplesmente eu a perseguir o meu sonho.”
Segredo inTemporal by Fernando Marques
Price: $3.75 USD. Words: 88,100. Language: Portuguese. Published: February 10, 2015 by Chiado Editora. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Quando sonhar pouco mais é do que estar ausente da realidade. Quando relembrar o sonho não passa de um despertar admirado para essa realidade.
Prisioneiros de Caxias by Nuno Caetano
Price: $3.75 USD. Words: 43,160. Language: Portuguese. Published: February 10, 2015 by Chiado Editora. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Aos 17 anos, acusado de ser “sinistra personagem que assumira altas funções no regime fascista” e “notório fascista” sou preso, simulam o meu fuzilamento, levam-me para Caxias onde permaneci 53 dias.
Behind the Seens by Nick Pirog
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 29,580. Language: English. Published: February 10, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Publishing » Self-publishing
Over the course of the last 12 years, Unforeseen has been published three times. This is a behind-the-scenes look at how a book went from being sold out of the back of a maroon Volkswagen Passat to becoming the #1 book on Amazon. It's packed with hilarious stories, random lost writings, embarrassing photographs, personal emails, and industry secrets.
Shipwrecked in Paradise by Julie Waterman
Price: $2.85 USD. Words: 40,520. Language: English. Published: February 10, 2015 by Mereo Books. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
For some the call of adventure is just too much. Julie Waterman never had a quiet life. One of 7 children, her life was always busy. At 23 she was running a cleaning company, employing over 400 people. But at 35 a new challenge beckoned. After buying a yacht, Julie gave it all up for an once-in-a-lifetime voyage across the world, single-handed.