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A Lonely Soldier by John Behan
Price: $5.00 USD. Words: 64,270. Language: English (Irish dialect). Published: January 15, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Military biography
A story of the Rhodesian civil war based on the experiences of a man who fought and lost. Never again was life the same for Noel, nor could it be. John Behan. Author. Dublin. Ireland. January 2014.
Steve Jobs Speaks by James David
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 17,500. Language: English. Published: January 14, 2014 by Mahesh Dutt Sharma. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Celebrity biography
Steve Jobs story is the story of the CEO of that company who is the world’s richest company and who has made the world digital; it is a story like a most common man who has spent all his life in relation to fulfilling his stubbornness.
Running From Cancer: a tilted memoir by DebiLyn Smith
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 71,440. Language: English. Published: January 14, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Cancer, Nonfiction » Biography » Woman biographies
"You can run, but you can't hide" is the start of this insightful memoir down the Breast Cancer Freeway. Author/survivor DebiLyn Smith says she is your horrible warning. "Don't be naive like I was. Stop running from cancer. Learn to stand and fight back. The earlier you start fighting cancer, the more hope you have. Right now would be a good time." "Fantastic. Funny. Helpful. Precious."
Matinee and Evening “The Story of Actors Abby Lewis and John Seymour” by Paula Moore
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 74,900. Language: American English. Published: January 13, 2014 by Brighton Publishing LLC. Categories: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Biography, Nonfiction » Biography » Celebrity biography
This is the story of Abby Lewis, a beautiful, strong, and determined actress, and her husband, the charming, sophisticated actor John Seymour. Their love story spans more than five decades, through many trials and triumphs. The story gives an insider’s look into the trials and rewards of life as an actor. It paints a compelling portrait of a couple who “made it” in an extremely competitive field.
Walls Go Up, Walls Come Down by Skot David Wilson
Price: $1.91 USD. Words: 10,570. Language: English. Published: January 13, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Biography » Criminals & outlaws(5.00 from 1 review)
Part of my life in the 80's, where I lost my way, then found myself again after isolation, drugs, prison, contractual work for the NSA, then my path back to myself
Brass Bands and Rice Pudding by Roy Osborne
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 106,350. Language: English. Published: January 13, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
A heartfelt remembrance of times past. Growing up on the East Coast of England before and during the Second World War, it's the story of an evacuation to the country, and the onwards journey through life in a era now forgotten.
Getting Down to Brass Tacks - My Adventures in the World of Jazz, Rio, and Beyond by Amy Duncan
Price: Free! Words: 112,990. Language: English. Published: January 12, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
In the 1950's a young teenage piano student is given an LP of a jazz pianist and is struck with a major epiphany while listening to his music: this was what she wanted to do with her life! This riveting autobiography of a woman in the world of jazz takes us on Amy Duncan’s adventures as a struggling musician and writer in Boston and New York to her exotic life in Rio de Janeiro
A Promise Fulfilled, My life as a Wife and Mother, Soldier and General Officer by Julia Jeter Cleckley Brig. Gen. (Ret.)
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 91,070. Language: English. Published: January 12, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Military biography, Nonfiction » Relationships and Family » Family health
A Promise Fulfilled is the story of how a young woman sheds her timid nature by making unconventional choices to protect those closest to her. Her bold decision reveals the brave warrior she is inside. Cleckley’s story is one of triumph over loss, determination in the face of tragedy and the strength of love.
The Pioneer of Chinese American Education - Dr. Theodore Chen by Wen-Hui Chen
Price: Free! Words: 61,950. Language: English. Published: January 11, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Biography » Teachers & educators
The story of Dr. Theodore Chen, lovingly told by Dr. Wen-Hui, his wife of 60 years. Professor Chen was the first Chinese scholar to be granted tenure at USC, where he taught for 35 years and revived the Asian Studies Department. Dr. Chen's academic, literary, humanitarian, and public speaking accomplishments are interspersed with the moving story of the Chens' long marriage and family life.
Who Turned Out The Lights? by Ronald Wilde
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 32,640. Language: English. Published: January 11, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Vision
Hold on for a bumpy ride! For Ron Wilde, it’s like a 24/7 roller coaster with eyes closed. Every turn brings new challenges like blindness, and new joys and adventures including forbidden hospital love. Ron will make you laugh one second at the characters he meets and gasp the next at the gut wrenching details of his epic health struggles.
Another Thursday's Child by E.S. Abramson
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 81,310. Language: English. Published: January 11, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Sardonyx, the fiery green gemstone created by volcanic eruption, describes Another Thursday’s Child’s unique life. The tales that chronicle the life of the author Elaine Abramson prove just how true that is. Throughout her life, adversity and misfortune frequently led to hilarity as she struggled to overcome the myriad of obstacles life dropkicked in her path including headhunters, crazed bosses,
One Woman and Her Dog by Viv Billingham
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 59,960. Language: British English. Published: January 11, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Farming
Originally published in the 1980s, this popular and entertaining book describes Viv’s life as a shepherdess in the Cheviot Hills. Both humorous and serious, lively and reflective, energetic and calm, Viv presents the reader with a refreshing, diverting and informative narrative and cannot fail to delight all who read it.
1985, An Atlantic Crossing Memoir by Skot David Wilson
Price: $2.22 USD. Words: 39,320. Language: English. Published: January 10, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Travel » Cruises
A pseudo autobiographical account of my Atlantic circumnavigation written in third person. It was where I found redemption and peace, coming to terms with the death of my father, injustices I endured, and anger and resentment which drove me to lose myself and make serious and costly life mistakes, and how I found redemption, forgiveness, and resolve to life by my conscience without regrets.
1978, Crossing America And Back: by Skot David Wilson
Price: $2.22 USD. Words: 10,010. Language: English. Published: January 10, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues
Autobiographical account of my trip circumventing the United States in 1978 taken when I was 17, after losing my father, and trying to come to terms with his death.
Most Treasured Thankful Quotes by Ingrid Renner
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 5,990. Language: English. Published: January 8, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Reference, Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » Philosophy & social aspects
A beautifully illustrated book, with 78 hand picked pictures and 123 famous quotes on Gratitude. Kindness, Marriage and many other subjects which you can use in a card to show your appreciation, toast a special occasion or just to read and reflect on feelings of gratitude and joy. The careful combination of pictures and quotes makes this book very unique and one of a kind! Uplifting & Inspiring.
The Ongoing Relevance of the Sixties and Seventies and Other Essays and Memoirs by John Walters
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 8,930. Language: English. Published: January 8, 2014. Categories: Essay » Literature, Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Essays and memoirs on the sixties and seventies, rock music, writing, travel, science fiction, and other topics. Includes: "The Ongoing Relevance of the Sixties and Seventies", "A Tales of Two Jackets", "Reflections on The Who's Performance of Quadrophenia in San Diego, February 5th 2013", "Loneliness Versus Solitude", "Standing Up to Intimidation", "On Attending ConDor 2013, San Diego
The Good Vibrations of Brian Wilson: The Unofficial Biography of Brian Wilson by Lora Greene
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 12,190. Language: English. Published: January 7, 2014 by BookCaps. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Reference
Brian Wilson is one of the original Beach Boys members and is most well known for his genius in song writing. Brian, along with his two brothers Dennis and Carl, were teenagers in the late 1950’s and early 1960’s. They formed a band with their cousin Mike Love and high school friend Al Jardine, a band which would later take the nation by storm with their passionate surf songs and California dream
In Which Milne's Life Is Told: A Biography of Winnie the Pooh Author A.A. Milne by Paul Brody
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 15,250. Language: English. Published: January 6, 2014 by BookCaps. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Literary biography
Few authors achieve fame in their lifetime and then have that fame compound and grow long after their death. Fewer still spend much of their lives harboring resentment for the work that made them famous. Such was the case for Alan Alexander Milne. Long before he wrote Winnie-the-Pooh, Milne had established a career as a humorist and playwright. When his son, Christopher Robin, was born, it led
Sirocco: A French Girl Comes of Age in War-Torn Algeria by Danielle A. Dahl
Price: $4.95 USD. Words: 87,770. Language: English. Published: January 6, 2014 by Coffeetown Press. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » History » Africa
The Algerian War of Independence begins in 1954, forever changing the lives of the French colonials, including 10-year-old Nanna and her family. The conflict lasts for 8 years, but despite the constant threat of terrorist attacks, Nanna confronts the usual challenges of growing up--helping to raise her spirited siblings, struggling with math, and defying her harsh father by falling in love.