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Tales From Behind The Fitting Room Curtain
Price: $3.00 USD. Words: 12,170. Language: English. Published: December 8, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir, Fiction » Humor & comedy » General
Preparing for sales events, tills that don’t work, the last-minute Christmas shopper and customers who take their prayer mat into the fitting room... Just a few of the day-to-day challenges of working in retail. An amusing account of life from the other side of the curtain. For those who work in retail – and for those who just love to shop.
Like It’s Fate To Be Teaching
Series: Surfing the waves of education. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 6,800. Language: English. Published: December 8, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Teachers & educators
Teaching is a calling. From where I know not. May be if I find the person doing it, I will go after him with a hatchet. What's he doing any way? This ain't no walk in the park. Any way, this book is about teaching and why I got in it. The weird buzz we get from drinking and the hangover we suffer after that? I must be on something then.... and its dealing with the hangover now.
Prattleings of an old man!
Price: Free! Words: 33,520. Language: English. Published: December 7, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Military biography
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PRATTLEINGS OF AN OLD MAN! (Volume I - Things I Remember About My Life As A Military Officer’s military BRAT.) Yep, this is a collection many short tales of places I’ve been to and things I have done. For the simple reason of security I have intentionally renamed some of the people or have simply forgotten their names.
Nichijo: The Testimony of John Provoo
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 66,310. Language: English. Published: December 7, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Biography » Religious biography
In 1940, John David Provoo, a young American Buddhist studying in Japan, was urged by the U.S. Embassy to return home. In 1942, as a US Army Sergeant in the Philippines, he was among those captured on Corregidor. After years of POW camps on Taiwan and Japan, he was forced to make propaganda broadcasts from Radio Tokyo. He was convicted in a 1952 NYC treason trial, the decision overturned in 1954.
Never Be Afraid: A Belgian Jew in the French Resistance
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 110,050. Language: English. Published: December 7, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography, Nonfiction » History » Holocaust
"Never Be Afraid: A Belgian Jew in the French Resistance" is the story of a Belgian Jew who flees to southern France with his family when the Nazis invade, poses as a Christian, and joins the French Resistance to fight Hitler’s Nazis. Bernard Mednicki's story, in the best tradition of the famous Yiddish writers, is a glorious refutation of the myth that the Jews went like "lambs to the slaughter."
Things My Kids Have Said and Done That Have Amused Me
Price: Free! Words: 28,070. Language: English. Published: December 6, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
A lightly edited treasury of quotes, anecdotes, and other memories of a family that always makes me, and I hear others, smile.
Trajectory
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 153,600. Language: English. Published: December 6, 2014 by Bookpal Australia. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Born of Armenian parents in 1924, Paul Malcolm lived his first 20 years in Bombay. He first visited Australia in 1944 while in the Merchant Navy, and settled there three years later. After exotic Bombay he found the Fremantle of 1947 dull, but went on to a much livelier Sydney, then to Broken Hill & in 1959 joined Weapons Research Establishment in South Australia.
Swami Soup
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 63,320. Language: English. Published: December 6, 2014 by Black Opal Books. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Inspiration » Personal inspiration
Tap dance with Valerie on her raucous journey up steep inclines and down sudden drops with pedophiles, weird witches, day court, night nurses and plain old crazy New Yorkers at her side. Her insight and silliness will tickle your funny bone while lightening your load with irreverent and magical perspectives on the sad, the wonderful, and the inexplicable.
Il sapore della madeleine
You set the price! Words: 19,890. Language: Italian. Published: December 5, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Literary biography
Alla ricerca del tempo perduto: in questo libro infinito, a mille livelli di seduzione (come la coscienza, come la memoria, come l’amore), riletto con stupore sempre rinnovato, mi chiedo se sia lecito cercare una tenera sfumatura di intimità: i cibi magici dell’infanzia e della giovinezza. Chiedo scusa a Marcel Proust se questo racconto può apparire banale .Io credo, tuttavia, che ne sorriderebbe.
Between Two Lands
Price: Free! Words: 14,210. Language: English. Published: December 4, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
All my thoughts are written in this short book. I want to help people to believe in themselves, to stand up for what they believe in, and not let people step all over them. Each person is a unique creature, given life by God, and created to serve a purpose. He has molded each and everyone one of us.
Growing up on Eddie's Island
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 29,270. Language: English. Published: December 4, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
This autobiography is of my experiences in the wilderness of Canada as I was growing up. This was a time before cellphones and the internet. We lived and worked much like our ancestors did prior to the modern technological development.
She's Not Herself
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 60,830. Language: English. Published: December 3, 2014 by Dream of Things. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Psychology » Mental illness
Young Linda grew up with a mother who was “not herself.” Years later, as a psychotherapist, the author looks back on her childhood in an effort to understand her mother’s mental illness and make sense of the effects of multi-generational traumas. The result is a memoir of love, loss, loyalty, and healing.
DutyBound
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 20,740. Language: Commonwealth English. Published: December 2, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Biographical anthologies, Nonfiction » History » War
A true story of a police inspector who becomes a spy for the Allies during the Japanese Occupation of Singapore in World War II. He is tasked to smuggle classified documents out from a POW camp which could prevent another major invasion. This book was written based on the notes Halford Boudewyn left behind shortly before his death. Now for the first time, his complete story can be told.
Bahau, the Elephant & the Ham
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 30,700. Language: English. Published: December 2, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Biographical anthologies
During World War II many civilians in Singapore were starving under the Japanese Occupation. A farming community in Bahau, Malaya was formed for Eurasians. Largely inept at working the land, many fell victim to disease and malnutrition. 'Bahau, the Elephant & the Ham' charts with stark vividness and a touch of humor, the day-to-day struggles of one family to endure against the odds.
A Call to Serve: A Story of Faith and Adventure in the Peace Corps
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 30,250. Language: English. Published: December 2, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
A Call to Service: A Story of Faith and Adventure in the Peace Corps is Kenneth Watt's personal story of faith and adventure as a Peace Corp Volunteer in the turbulent country of Guatemala from 1988 to 1991.
100 Quotations from Dr. Albert Einstein
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 9,080. Language: English. Published: December 2, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » General reference » Curiosities & wonders, Nonfiction » Biography » Scientists, Inventors
Albert Einstein has always been my favorite physicist/scientist for many, many years. I have compiled his quotations for about 10 years. I hope you enjoy them as much as I have. I have read many of his papers. In my opinion, he is #1 in a scale of 1 to 10.
महान लेखक श्रंखला 19: जॉर्ज बर्नार्ड शॉ
Series: Hindi Stories and Novels (हिन्दी कथा संसार). Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 5,810. Language: Hindi. Published: December 1, 2014 by Raja Sharma. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Literary biography, Nonfiction » Biography » Celebrity biography
आइरलैंड के महान नाटककर और लेखक जॉर्ज बर्नार्ड शॉ का जन्म २६ जुलाइ १८५६ को डब्लिन की साईंन स्ट्रीट में हुआ था। वो 'द लंडन स्कूल ऑफ एकनॉमिक्स' के सह-संस्थापक भी थे।
Brownie Wise, Tupperware Queen: A Biography
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 15,410. Language: English. Published: December 1, 2014 by BookCaps. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Business biography
In 1950 a saleswoman living in Florida decided to find a fun new way to market an unexciting product – reusable food containers. She already had plenty of experience selling household goods but now she wanted to try something different, and she was after a quirky, lively way to sell things. The solution she chose was being used to sell brushes in the USA by the late 1930s, but now it’s spread t
L'Astore gentile
Price: Free! Words: 29,900. Language: Italian. Published: December 1, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Short stories, Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Un diario di gioventù, la ricerca di sè stesso attraverso la gratuità dell'amore, i migliori anni della giovinezza sacrificati per aiutare un amore non corrisposto. La felicità scoperta dietro le sofferenze del cuore. La Speranza eterna cresciuta giorno per giorno fra di una vita forse mai vissuta appieno: questo è l'Astore gentile, da un'antica leggenda alla quotidiana realtà.
Stand Against the Wind
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 97,560. Language: English. Published: November 30, 2014 by Running Quail Press, Inc.. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography, Nonfiction » History » Modern / 20th Century
Lourana Crawford Finney, a humble woman from the hills of Kentucky narrates this tale of her life. She recounts atrocities of the Civil War, slavery, Indian raids and the hardships and joys of her life. Lou stood strong and faced her challenges head on.