Nonfiction » Biography

Sub-categories: Autobiographies & Memoirs | Personal memoir | Celebrity biography | Woman biographies | Historical biography | Religious biography | Adventurers & explorers | Military biography | Criminals & outlaws | Other biographies | Literary biography | Business biography | All sub-categories >>
Autobiography of Benjamin Franklin: New Annotated Edition
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 112,200. Language: English. Published: August 9, 2017 by INDEX ebooks. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Biography » Political biography
Benjamin Franklin's Autobiography has received widespread praise, both for its historical value as a record of an important early American and for its literary style. William Dean Howells in 1905 asserted that "Franklin's is one of the greatest autobiographies in literature, and towers over other autobiographies as Franklin towered over other men."
Personal Memoirs of Ulysses S. Grant (volume I)
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 181,570. Language: English. Published: August 9, 2017 by INDEX ebooks. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Biography » Presidents & heads of state
The autobiography of Ulysses Grant has been highly regarded by the general public, military historians and literary critics. Positive attention is often directed toward Grant's prose, which has been praised for its conciseness and clarity, He portrayed himself in the persona of the honorable Western hero, whose strength lies in his honesty and straightforwardness.
Farthest North: New Annotated Edition
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 142,590. Language: English. Published: August 9, 2017 by INDEX ebooks. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » By region, Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Nansen's "Fram" expedition was an attempt by the Norwegian explorer Fridtjof Nansen to reach the geographical North Pole by harnessing the natural east–west current of the Arctic Ocean. In the face of much discouragement from other polar explorers, in 1893, Nansen took his ship "Fram" to the New Siberian Islands, froze her into the pack ice, and waited for the drift to carry her towards the pole.
5 Days in January
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 118,920. Language: English. Published: August 8, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir, Nonfiction » Relationships and Family » Aging
'5 Days in January' chronicles a father and son's Lewy Body Dementia journey from onset right through to its final moments. It is a brutally honest and highly personal account of the rollercoaster that is LBD - "Bastard Lewy".
Impresiones de Lucía Richard; Episodios memorables del feminismo en Chile: Literatura, arte y sociedad en el Chile de los años 50
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 109,980. Language: Spanish. Published: August 3, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Woman biographies, Nonfiction » History » Latin America / Central America
Lucía Richard Barnard fue una escritora chilena que destacó como poeta, ensayista, conferenciante, artículista, cuentista, sobresaliendo tanto por la belleza y profundidad de su obra, como por su participación en los principales movimientos culturales, literarios y feministas de la sociedad santiaguina de los años 50.
Escapee from Sandbed Hell
Price: $4.00 USD. Words: 136,030. Language: English. Published: June 25, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
"Escapee from Sandbed Hell" chronicles the life of a young man from rural Georgia as he begins exploring the world. It starts in 1950, when he enlists in the Air Force as the Korean War heats up. Poignant and humorous vignettes capture his footsteps as they change from bare feet on the farm through military boots to dress shoes of academia. What a ride! See also: "Livin' PO in Sandbed Hell Redux."
Profiles in Intelligence: Rachel Maddow
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 106,270. Language: English. Published: June 17, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Editors, journalists, & publishers
"When you try to get into a Liberal's head, in a bibliographic sense, it's all greek to me." – I.M. Stu Pido PROFILES IN INTELLIGENCE The Profile of Rachel Maddow Rachel Anne Maddow (born April 1, 1973) is an American television host, political commentator, and author. She hosts a nightly television show, The Rachel Maddow Show, on MSNBC.
Across Two Novembers: A Year in the Life of a Blind Bibliophile
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 138,330. Language: English. Published: June 3, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Friends and family. Restaurants and recipes. Hobbies and history. TV programs the author loved when he could still see and music he enjoys. The schools he attended and the two degrees he attained. The career that eluded him and the physical problems that challenge him. And books, books, books: over 230 of them quoted from or reviewed. All In all, an astonishing work of erudition and remembrance.
Life After Death
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 101,640. Language: English. Published: May 31, 2017 by Austin Macauley. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Always energetic – hockey at school, badminton, swimming – Sue Pepper didn’t realise something was going wrong with her body until her late thirties when periods of tiredness became unusually long.
Enjoying the Adventure of the Long Haul: The Faith-Adventure of an Ordinary Kiwi
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 149,990. Language: English. Published: May 22, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Christian Life / General
The Faith journey of an ordinary Kiwi (New Zealander) and his adventures with his young family in New Zealand and eight Asian nations.
Growing Up White Trash
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 172,240. Language: English. Published: May 21, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
(5.00 from 1 review)
“White Trash,” was a phrase Mama often used whenever she had one too many beers to drink.
THE CALLING - A Kentucky Country Doctor and his Registered Nurse Wife Become Medical Missionaries To Haiti
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 134,830. Language: English. Published: May 16, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » History » War
The compelling story of a troubled teen who found his manhood and his calling treating the wounds of those who fell in the killing fields of Korea. After years of medical practice in rural Kentucky, he and his RN wife find spiritual growth and redemption in serving the poor of Haiti while founding MISSIONS OF LOVE, Inc, an international mission in partnership with the Haitian government.
Over The Wall: Trials and Tribulations of a Jailbreaker. Based on a True Story
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 120,730. Language: English. Published: April 25, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Criminals & outlaws
The story opens in 1950 when a scrawny, undernourished lad of 15 is about to embark upon a criminal career. Set against the backdrop of an impoverished childhood in the Black Country, easy money and good times beckon. Borstal awaits, where violent encounters and a brutal regime shape the future.
Life Check A Human Journey
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 124,910. Language: English. Published: April 17, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
I was rescued from drowning twice, stood face-to-face with a bear, and almost crushed by a dump truck before age six. My teen and adult life not much better. Not all of the stories are tragic. Many are funny and some are amazing. I’m no stranger to juvenile hall, jail or mental ward. I retired after thirty-four years of being a serial entrepreneur, with numerous licensed inventions.
A Woman in a Man's World
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 163,170. Language: English (South African dialect). Published: April 14, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Spanning seventy years, this charismatic autobiography chronicles the rags-to-riches story of a woman determined to succeed in a male dominated world of business. Set in Southern Africa against the back drop of a world war, the savage Rhodesian bush war and turbulent political change, it is a story of raw courage, of disaster and danger, liberally spiced with humour, interesting people and animals
Veronica, Hidden Harm
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 155,700. Language: English. Published: April 11, 2017 by Austin Macauley. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
In Hidden Harm Veronica Cook writes a biographical account of the difficulties of life growing up with parents who are drug addicts.
The Rorkes Drift North
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 102,090. Language: English. Published: March 31, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
This entertaining memoir is set in Gatooma (Kadoma) during the time the country Zimbabwe was still known as Rhodesia. It is largely an account of a family history that touches on the lives of so many others and their memories.
Wine Comes in Six-Packs
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 155,280. Language: English. Published: March 25, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Relationships and Family » Dysfunctional relationships
“Looking back at the wreckage of my relationships, they have one common denominator… me.”
Genios de la Estrategia Militar Volumen IV, Douglas Mc Arthur El César del Siglo XX
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 147,160. Language: Spanish. Published: March 24, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Military biography, Nonfiction » History » War
El general Douglas Mc Arthur fue denominado el César de Siglo XX. Según Richard Nixon, fue uno de los hombres más grandes de todos los tiempos. Roosevelt lo llamó la encarnación del pueblo americano, pero Harry Trumman lo destituyó del cargo de Comandante Supremo Aliado por ligereza temperamental y no porque esta decisión favoreciera los intereses estadounidenses luego de la Segunda Guerra Mundial
The Life of Samuel J Tilden - Volume Two
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 159,940. Language: American English. Published: March 24, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Celebrity biography
Samuel Tilden Biography Vol 2 - During the 1876 presidential election, Tilden won the popular vote over his Republican opponent, Rutherford B. Hayes, proving that the Democrats were once again competitive in the American political process following the Civil War.