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Her Cage His Dream
Price: $5.95 USD. Words: 102,080. Language: English. Published: January 7, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Other biographies, Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Family health
Being rich would be great, right? Well, maybe not. Those of us see others that have everything, but do they? In this book you can read about two people, the woman and the man. See what they experience and how they deal with their lives. The woman is trapped in a cage, a cage of her own making. The man is living his dream and will do anything to keep it.
Search for Enlightenment
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,170. Language: English. Published: January 7, 2015 by Mr.D. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
"Search for Enlightenment" comes from the writing collection, Essays and More Straight From the Pen, available in print and as an eBook.
Vuitton: A Biography of Louis Vuitton
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 15,250. Language: English. Published: January 7, 2015 by BookCaps. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Business biography
In 1835, at the age of 13, a young boy walked nearly 300 miles to Paris; he worked odd jobs and did whatever it took to survive. He eventually learned a craft: box making. Before long, the young boy had earned enough to open his own box-making store. The tale may seem a bit unremarkable until you consider the boy’s name: Louis Vuitton. You know the brand, but not the man; take a look at the gen
Off The Reservation: Stories I Almost Took to the Grave and Probably Should Have
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 91,740. Language: English. Published: January 7, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
Equal parts shocking and moving, Off the Reservation: Stories I Almost Took to the Grave and Probably Should Have is an absurdist confessional memoir, accurately detailing the reckless hijinks of a bipolar alcoholic with borderline personality disorder. This stranger-than-fiction true story spans over three decades, as Michael recounts his tales with wincing honesty.
Pigtails & Penny Loafers
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 11,750. Language: English. Published: January 6, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
(5.00 from 1 review)
I was raised on a farm. My early memories were waking up to the smell of bacon and the sound of my mother in the kitchen humming a gospel tune as she made biscuits and gravy and scrambled the eggs. After breakfast, my dad and brothers went to work and I helped mother and then went outside to play. Not once did she ask me, "What do you want to be when you grow up?" She just let me grow up...
Pog
Price: $2.85 USD. Words: 55,040. Language: English. Published: January 6, 2015 by Mereo Books. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
When Samantha received the devastating news that she had a cancer that was difficult to treat – in fact, the treatment itself might be fatal – she had to make some difficult choices about how to try and survive. She believes that with a combination of meditation and Eastern medicines she was able to put off further chemotherapies until Western science procured an answer. POG is her story.
Pathway To Spirituality
Price: $1.20 USD. Words: 4,400. Language: English. Published: January 4, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Religious biography
Often in life we get too busy with our routine life that in the process we tend to "forget ourselves" - we forget the significance of spirituality and the importance of finding the true meaning of this life. Through this book, I take you to the journey of honesty and truth - a journey through which I discovered "myself".
Kamala Philips de Silva
Price: Free! Words: 2,920. Language: English. Published: January 4, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
This is a brief appreciation of the life and achievements of Kamala Philips de Silva, mother of Santhusht, Chinthan, Renuk and Jani.
Sheryl Sandberg: From Bossy to Boss
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 10,150. Language: English. Published: January 3, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Business biography, Nonfiction » Computers and Internet » History
This is the story of how a "bossy" little girl from North Miami named Sheryl Sandberg became one of the world's most successful and influential women by helping Google and Facebook become two of the planet's largest, most valuable companies. At Facebook, she helps run the largest network of humans in history.
Marc Andreessen: The Young Man Who Opened the Web to Everyone
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,340. Language: English. Published: January 3, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Business biography, Nonfiction » Computers and Internet » History
This is the story of how Marc Andreessen, a college student from Illinois, led the development of the killer App of all time, the first successful Internet browser that let anyone easily access the World Wide Web. After Andreessen, the Internet exploded with websites and our planet was never the same again.
Letters Home
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 32,880. Language: English. Published: January 3, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Rex and Kate, just married, part when Rex ships out as a member of the inaugural crew of the USS Shangrila, bomber pilot for the U.S. Navy, fighting in the Pacific theater against the Japanese during WWII. They make a lovers' pact to write each other every day. This romantic gesture, these letters home, become more and more vital as the distance between them widens, as the months slowly pass.
Carol Doda And The Topless Dancing Craze
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 4,500. Language: English. Published: January 3, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Biography, Nonfiction » Biography » Gay and lesbian
Carol Doda came to SF as a small girl. Her mother supported herself and her daughter with odd jobs. A 13-year-old dropout, Carol worked as a clothed cocktail waitress several years before she began her topless act. Topless performers soon gained support from several California judges. Yet the issue remained controversial. A 1972 Supreme Court ruling against pornography was a key setback.
Black Koi Tattoo: Chasing the Dragon, A Memoir
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 23,620. Language: English. Published: January 2, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
(5.00 from 1 review)
Addiction is recoverable. Take the dark journey with author Christopher Padgett to explore the depths of this illness. Black Koi Tattoo: Chasing the Dragon, a Memoir journals the attempts, failures, and success of gaining sobriety after years of abusing, and being addicted to, alcohol.
Matt Mullenweg: The Young Man Who Made It Easy to Publish on the Web
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,500. Language: English. Published: January 2, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Computers and Internet » Biography, Nonfiction » Biography » Business biography
This is the story of how Matt Mullenweg, a Houston teenager who had never taken a computer course and who didn't have any connections in Silicon Valley, launched WordPress, an essential part of the Internet that's the backbone of one-quarter of the World Wide Web's sites and home to more than 70 million blogs.
Una fortuna sfacciata - Sopravvivere all'Indicibile ad Auschwitz e Dora
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 95,630. Language: Italian. Published: January 2, 2015 by Gingko edizioni. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography
Una storia straziante… Un contributo degno di essere avvicinato alle testimonianze di Primo Levi ed Elie Wiesel. — Kirkus Reviews
Sunshine & Shadow: Memories From A Long Life
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 67,930. Language: English. Published: January 2, 2015 by Lillicat Publishers. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
This is the personal recollections of a hard-working man from the American mid-west who grew up in the time between two world wars. Born to a 14-year-old-mother and an abusive father, his life journey is a compelling testament to the power of personal integrity and dedication to family. Despite many years of abuse by his father, he was then, and is now, a man of deep honor and respect for others.
From the Cell to the Cross
Price: $4.95 USD. Words: 95,570. Language: English. Published: January 1, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Criminals & outlaws
From the Cell to the Cross is a gripping true-life story about Don Dennis, who was sentenced to life in prison with no chance of parole. Nothing short of a miracle could turn his life around. Of Don Dennis, Charles "Chuck" Colson said: “He was a tough, hard con who gave his heart to the Lord and has been just as tough ever since--but now as a warrior for Christ.”
The Daddy Dearest Club
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 12,630. Language: English. Published: January 1, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » True Crime » Murder, Nonfiction » Biography » Criminals & outlaws
We review the crime scene, the evidence, the investigation, the trial and the sentencing. Ripped from the headlines and police files Warning some of the pictures in this book contain graphic crime scene images of murdered people.
Chan Sun - A Life in Pictures
Price: Free! Words: 190. Language: Chinese (traditional). Published: January 1, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
This book is dedicated to Mr. Chan Sun, a father from Hong Kong. It outlines his life stories by including his and family life pictures and wish his offspring and descendants would know more of their ancestors in future.
Lady Master Pearl - My Teacher
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 35,910. Language: English. Published: January 1, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Woman biographies, Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Spiritual awakening
(5.00 from 1 review)
A fascinating biography of a modern American lady master who played a pivotal role in transmitting a new form of spiritual teachings during the 70s-80s. Unlike the theoretical teachings that had characterized esotericism up to that point, her open heart transformed people through a direct transmission of consciousness. An ordinary appearing woman who achieved liberation in the midst of daily life.