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Footpaths and fishing boats : growing up in Nipper's Harbour
Price: $5.00 USD. Words: 33,320. Language: English. Published: November 22, 2015 by Petra Books. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Travel » By region
Memoirs: girl growing up in remote Newfoundland fishing port, 1950s-1960s, Canada
Josephine Baker
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 3,840. Language: English. Published: November 22, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » People of color, Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Performing arts
Josephine Baker was exiled from Paris after making a critical comment about a Nazi official's pet cheetah. In south France she found herself without an alternative until she wired a friend in Paris to send her a lucky rabbit's foot that she had kept from her time in New York City. Her luck changed soon after the talisman was returned. My e-book was researched from newspapers of the 20th century.
Maria Callas Was Here
Price: Free! Words: 1,060. Language: English. Published: November 22, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Celebrity biography, Nonfiction » Music » Opera
A photographic journey by Minoas about Maria Callas life in Athens neighborhoods.
I'm A Bisexual
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 16,850. Language: English. Published: November 22, 2015 by Gorillas With Scissors Press (GWSP). Categories: Nonfiction » Gay and Lesbian » Biographies, Nonfiction » Biography » Gay and lesbian
A collection of ten personal essay detailing my journey of sexual evolution. This is my story of first accepting and then ultimately embracing my identity as a bisexual middle aged American man.
Sunny Days: Chasing the Clouds Away (You're The Inspiration Book 1)
Series: You're The Inspiration: A Gen Xer’s Childhood Creative Influences. Price: Free! Words: 4,840. Language: English. Published: November 21, 2015 by Gorillas With Scissors Press (GWSP). Categories: Essay » Author profile, Nonfiction » Biography » Literary biography
What were the things that inspired a fledgling writer to create in the years before puberty?
Dalai Lama: His Story Unleashed
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 7,940. Language: English. Published: November 20, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Eastern, Nonfiction » Biography » Religious biography
In this E-book, we will explore how His Holiness, the Dalai Lama, fulfil these commitments as we discover his life, his struggles, how he received his sanctity, and what he has gone through before he reach what he is today.
Negative to Positive: The Untold Truth and Consequences of Charlie Sheen's Battle with HIV
You set the price! Words: 5,780. Language: English. Published: November 20, 2015 by Sports Entertainment Publishing. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Celebrity biography, Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Diseases / AIDS & HIV
For the first time ever, bestselling author Ian Fineman takes readers on an unprecedented journey behind the glare of the spotlight and media headlines to reveal the true Charlie Sheen story as it’s never been told.
Blue on Grey: A Memoir of St Mary’s School, Gore
Price: Free! Words: 8,470. Language: English. Published: November 19, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » History » Australia & New Zealand
St Mary’s is a Catholic primary school in Gore, Southland, New Zealand. This year marks the 125th anniversary of its founding. I went there from 1979 to 1983, when my family left Gore for the bright lights of Sydney. This memoir of my St Mary's days is dedicated to my teacher Mrs E.O. Archer, who helped spark my interest in natural history and social science.
Somebody Forgot to Tell Harry: Harry Reid's Journey from Searchlight to Spotlight
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 34,440. Language: English. Published: November 19, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » General reference » Bibliographies & indices, Nonfiction » Biography » Political biography
Somebody Forgot to Tell Harry is a young person’s biography of Harry Reid, which tells the story of how this poor boy from a small mining town in the middle of nowhere went on to become one of the most important figures in United States’ politics. As Reid himself told an interviewer in 2004, “If I can make it in America, anyone can.”
Howell Harris - His Own Story
Price: Free! Words: 29,790. Language: English. Published: November 18, 2015 by White Tree Publishing. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Christian Life / Inspirational
Wesley, Whitefield, Harris. These great 18th century preachers worked both independently and together to preach the Living Gospel. This book is a vivid first-hand account written by Howell Harris, who was brought up to regard the Conformists as "a perverted and dangerously erroneous set of people." Hardly a promising start for a man who was to play a major role in the Welsh Revival.
From the Streets of London to the Streets of Gold
Price: Free! Words: 15,320. Language: English. Published: November 18, 2015 by White Tree Publishing. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Biography » Religious biography
This is the personal story of Clifford Edwards, affectionately known as Brother Clifford by his many friends. Going from fame to poverty, he was sleeping on the streets of London with the homeless for twenty years, until Jesus rescued him and gave him an amazing mission in life. Brother Clifford tells his true story here, but in the third person, giving the glory to Jesus.
It's Life Jim...
Price: $5.00 USD. Words: 37,540. Language: English. Published: November 18, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Religious biography, Nonfiction » Gay and Lesbian » Biographies
It’s Life Jim . . . depicts a gripping, sincere and powerful journey of sexual and spiritual reconciliation, via the road of fundamentalist religion, into a far deeper and expansive experience. It reveals one man's battle against homosexuality, religious obsession, suicidal depression, guilt, shame and grief into the triumph of unconditional love and acceptance.
Ever Considered Modeling? A Scam Story
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 11,360. Language: English. Published: November 17, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » True Crime » Hoaxes & deceptions, Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
By the age of twenty-two, convinced by the praise she received from family and strangers, Marcia decides to attend model castings to test her luck. One of them leads to what she believes could be her big break, but what she encounters instead is a fraudulent scheme. This story details her journey; the financial obstacles and emotional distress she faced, and the lesson she wants hopefuls to learn.
Patton's Taste in Guns 巴顿佩枪的品味
Series: 名枪,电影,历史. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 530. Language: Chinese (simplified). Published: November 17, 2015 by Broomhandle Books. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Military biography, Nonfiction » History » Military
世界上大多军官都喜爱收藏手枪,这是军人本性。但具体收藏什么,则由品味决定。比如,为什么巴顿将军对这种在二战期间已经显得落伍了的SAA柯尔特单动转轮——美国西部的古老枪种,情有独钟? ……笔者亲临肯塔基Fort Knox陆军基地旁的巴顿博物馆,高清摄下将军两支最重要的爱枪……还亲身去靶场体验将军用枪的感受……全书近一万字,枪弹技术术语有英文对照;20页,109段落,19张照片
The Tina Fey Way
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 3,480. Language: English. Published: November 16, 2015 by Sports Entertainment Publishing. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Celebrity biography, Nonfiction » Inspiration » Personal inspiration
Inspired by Tina Fey's unique and always enlightening take on life, love, and more, bestselling author Ian Fineman's latest work in his groundbreaking brisk biography series takes up ‘The Tina Fey way’ -- how to learn from and live a more enlightened life by virtue of the examples and wise words of the always hilarious Ms. Tina Fey.
Marilyn Monroe New York City
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 3,670. Language: English. Published: November 15, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Celebrity biography, Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Performing arts
Marilyn came east in 1954 to film The Seven Year Itch. She was soon suspended by 20th Century Fox and spent much of her time in New York City from 1954-1956. She formally declared her career independence at a party given by her lawyer in New York City. Among the attendees were Janet Leigh, Tony Curtis and Marlene Dietrich. Midway in her NYC period she wed playwright Arthur Miller in White Plains.
Maestra Ascendida Perla, Mi Maestra
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 35,890. Language: Spanish. Published: November 15, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Woman biographies, Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Spiritual awakening
Una biografía fascinante de una moderna Dama Maestra estadounidense que desempeñó un papel fundamental en la transmisión de una nueva forma de enseñanzas espirituales durante los años 70's-80's. A diferencia de las enseñanzas teóricas que habían caracterizado el esoterismo hasta ese momento, con el corazón abierto transformó la gente a través de una transmisión directa de conciencia.
To Have Your Cake and Eat It (2nd Edition) Autobiography: Wife of Secretary of the Army under President Eisenhower and 1930 Governor of Michigan
Price: $4.95 USD. Words: 126,630. Language: English. Published: November 14, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Woman biographies, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » History
Autobiography of Clara Brucker, wife of Wilber M. Brucker, 1930 Michigan Governor, Secretary of the Army under Eisenhower. Book covers world travel, meeting influential leaders during Cold War Era, downfall of Joe McCarthy, launching first US Satellite into orbit, Nixon-Kennedy campaign, Clara’s early life and events in Michigan, Wilber’s career as Governor, including fight with Purple Gang.
A Storyteller’s Anthology
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 118,520. Language: English. Published: November 14, 2015 by LIFE SENTENCE Publishing. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Biographical anthologies
Good lives make a good book and Douglas Feavel knows it. These are the tales he tells with zest; these are the tales you will long treasure. Search, but you’ll not find another like this one. Enjoy the dynamic portraits; then share them in family, church, workplace, ministry and educational settings, because that’s how they began, and that’s why they were written.
Nothing Like Normal ~ Surviving a Sibling's Schizophrenia
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 40,980. Language: English. Published: November 14, 2015 by Black Opal Books. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir, Nonfiction » Relationships and Family » Dysfunctional relationships
Martha Graham-Waldon’s memoir entitled, Nothing Like Normal: Surviving a Sibling’s Schizophrenia, chronicles the trajectory of her sister’s thirty-year battle with schizophrenia. Two years younger, the author watched her beloved sister descend into madness, nearly pulling the author down with her into a shadowy and baffling black hole of despair.