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Bland Bybor I Västra Rajasthan
Price: Free! Words: 42,110. Language: Swedish. Published: May 26, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir, Nonfiction » Travel » By region
Självbiografisk berättelse om vänskapsrelationer och kulturkrockar i Indien mellan 1977 och 2008. Min kontakt med byliv och växtodling i enkla genuina miljöer, där man klarar sitt vardagsliv genom strävsamt arbete. Med små marginaler och många att försörja. Vad familjerna gör för att säkra sin framtid. Hur samhällsförändringarna påverkar deras tillvaro. Samtal med byborna om deras livssyn.
Beyond the Spotlight: On the Road With Phyllis Diller
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 68,110. Language: English. Published: May 26, 2013 by Wigeon Publishing. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Entertainment » Humor and satire
As Robin Skone-Palmer approached the mansion on Rockingham Avenue, she didn’t know what to expect. “Ask for Phyllis Diller,” the employment agent had said. Curious as much as nervous, she studied the beautiful house. Three-and-a-half hours later, she walked away wondering if she’d just stepped into Alice’s Wonderland. Join Robin as she recalls her days as personal secretary for the comedienne.
ChironTraining Volume 6: 2010
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 73,210. Language: English. Published: May 25, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Social Science » Violence in Society
(5.00 from 1 review)
After seventeen years of dealing with violent criminals and a year as a contractor in Iraq, what's the next step? Time to do something really scary: Start a business. In 2010, Rory goes on the seminar circuit, writes and publishes and, as always, tries to write things out of his head. About teaching, about protection, about the emotional and psychological dimensions of conflict.
Oh Boy, It's Hot!
Price: $4.95 USD. Words: 78,770. Language: English. Published: May 25, 2013 by The von Raesfeld Agency. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
The mid 1970s witnessed huge wealth being amassed from the extraction of oil from deep below the shifting sands of the vast Arabian deserts. The Kingdom of Saudi Arabia underwent an amazing metamorphosis, unparalleled in human history. Chaos ruled! With lily white knees and flapping shorts, Robin Shea appeared in the Red Sea port of Jeddah to stake a claim in the oil boom.
Why Me? The Sammy Davis, Jr. Story
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 146,330. Language: English. Published: May 24, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
Why Me? is the self-portrait of one of the extraordinary men of our time, who became a figure of controversy because he dared to live his life not as a Negro but as a man.
D-Wack's Last Ride: The Story of Derek Harr
Price: Free! Words: 10,510. Language: English. Published: May 24, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Adventurers & explorers
A short story about a short kid.
The Quantum Leap: Facing Fear, Trusting God
Price: Free! Words: 5,580. Language: English. Published: May 24, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Religious biography
Katherine Anthenat wants to let you know that in spite of having post-traumatic stress disorder, brain injury, and dissociative disorder due to childhood trauma that God's grace is sufficient.
Do Not Cage Me In: Memoirs From the Bedroom
Price: Free! Words: 6,460. Language: English. Published: May 24, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
This is a bold account of one woman's detailed reflection of the consequences emotional emptiness of her childhood had on every aspect of her adult living. It took an out of town, mid life experience to really challenge her beliefs, face her fear of intimacy and allow love to grow.
Dipping Your toes in the Water
Price: Free! Words: 18,680. Language: English. Published: May 24, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Other biographies
(5.00 from 1 review)
This book, whilst written by a Martial Artist, is not about Martial Arts. Sure, the chapter ‘Dipping My Toes In The Water’ tells of the very personal battles I encountered on my way to success in the Martial Arts, but I feel it best demonstrates how success can be achieved in various stages, until your ultimate goal is met.
White House Butlers: A History of White House Chief Ushers and Butlers
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 10,950. Language: English. Published: May 23, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Political biography
They work in the shadow of America’s greatest leaders; without them, the White House could not function. They are the ushers and butlers of the White House. This short book traces the history of White House staff from the very beginning. It includes profiles of some of the most influential members, including Alonzo Fields and Eugene Allen. HistoryCaps is an imprint of BookCaps Study Guides. Wit
Serendipity on the Water
Price: $1.50 USD. Words: 21,340. Language: English. Published: May 22, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Biography » Adventurers & explorers
A collection of short stories, essays and poems about journeying to Southeast Alaska for a seasonal job and remaining for twenty-six years. I connected deeply to this far-away land finding adventure along every trail hiked, every fjord sailed.
Varuna - a Thames Barge that was Home
Price: $3.00 USD. Words: 45,040. Language: English. Published: May 22, 2013 by 7-books.net. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
The author and her new husband give up high-flying media lives in London's famous Fleet Street to make a home on an old Thames Barge lying in the mud in Essex. Life on the Varuna turns out to be a long way from 'cocktails on deck at sundown', and Caroline writes about it all with a distinctively dry and laconic wit. Even the tragic ending fails to dim her ability to 'keep on keeping on'.
Mom, I Want to Speak to Marie Antoinette: A Story About Traumatic Brain Injury, Abuse, Death, Divorce, Love & Laughter
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 59,120. Language: English. Published: May 22, 2013 and represented by Dystel and Goderich Literary Management. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
A call from the police telling single mom Wendy Gaynor that her 18-year old daughter, Ruby, had been in an extremely serious car accident changed an ordinary fall day to an extraordinary one. Mom, I Want to Speak to Marie Antoinette is a powerful and poignant account of one family’s struggle to turn tragedy into triumph, setbacks, turmoil and disharmony into serenity and success.
Palace in the Fields (Growing up on a Farm)
Price: $4.95 USD. Words: 39,270. Language: American English. Published: May 22, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir, Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
PALACE IN THE FIELDS Growing up on a Farm is the firsthand recollections of the youngest member of a family of six, in an organized anecdotal style, who moved from suburbia to a tobacco farm in southern Maryland during a ten-year period in the 1940's and 1950's. The farmhouse turned out to be "Dent's Palace", a former colonial plantation manor that the parents restored to an elegant showplace.
Twelve-Hundred Steps
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 34,680. Language: English. Published: May 21, 2013 by R. J. Buckley Publishing. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Fiction » Poetry » Female authors
TWELVE-HUNDRED STEPS is a collection of insightful poetry about love and life as well as a collection of poignant stories about growing up as one of two adopted children on the Alden family farm in western Oregon. As you read these pages, it becomes evident that the need for love and freedom is very important to Ms. Alden.
Profiles of Women Murdered by the Boston Strangler
Price: $3.75 USD. Words: 3,820. Language: English. Published: May 21, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Woman biographies, Nonfiction » True Crime » Murder
My e-book is a close examination of the lives of women who were murdered by the Boston Strangler in 1962-63. I researched the women's ethnic backgrounds, their families, immigration history, employment, living places, and death circumstances. Different than other true crime books, I focused on the people who were victims instead of the criminal. Each of the women was noteworthy in her own right.
Below the Peacock Fan: First Ladies of the Raj
You set the price! Words: 93,530. Language: English. Published: May 21, 2013 by Bev Editions. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Asian, Nonfiction » Biography » Woman biographies
When the British ruled India, four Victorian women find themselves in a disturbing land, experiencing extremes of decadence amid crushing poverty. Emily Eden, Charlotte Canning, Edith Lytton and Mary Curzon followed husbands or a brother who were appointed Viceroys. In this compelling slice of colonial history we see how India marked them with its heat, mutinies and lascivious secrets.
The Lions Roar and Other Stories
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 64,220. Language: English. Published: May 20, 2013 by Rose Slater. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
a story of lions and their escapades in a game park outside nairobi, kenya
Something Furry Underfoot
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 65,560. Language: English. Published: May 20, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
(4.57 from 7 reviews)
Something Furry Underfoot is a funny, touching book about pets that Amy's husband brought home and how Amy ended up helping care for, and falling for, most of them. In addition to frogs, iguanas, dogs, a stray cat, rabbits, and lots of hamsters, you will meet a male hedgehog that escaped three times to mate with a female hedgehog, a ferret that cost $1,200 in vet bills and a domestic duck.
A Mug's Game: How Internet Gambling Ruined My Life
Price: $2.49 USD. Words: 48,420. Language: English. Published: May 20, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Gambling is big business these days. One of the great commercial successes of the 21st century with its suggestions of easy riches, fabulous bonuses and limitless excitement. It also ruins lives.