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A Life in the City
By Henry Argasinski
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 102,820. Language: Canadian English. Published: June 23, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
The Eaton Centre was Life in the City and the Mall Walkers were the law, but behind the glamorous fashion and bright lights was another world the public would never see: murder, gang brawls, sexual assault and the torching of several city blocks. These were the secrets which would eventually bring the Mall Walkers down. A Life in the City is a true story in the loss of innocence of a young man.
I'm Living My Destiny Don't Miss Yours
By Lorna Woods
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 110,490. Language: English. Published: June 20, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
I'm Living My Destiny is Lorna Woods personal story of walking in the miracle working power of God. Caught in a cult she escaped and later found her destiny in the remote villages of Northern Thailand. Laying her hands on the sick she saw them recover, the lame walk, the deaf hear, the blind see. Learn how you too can experience the thrilling, fulfilling, power-filled life God created you for.
From Kansas to Kalimantan
By Arny Humble
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 102,220. Language: American English. Published: June 18, 2012 by UCS PRESS. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
This book is an amazing description of a journey from the humble beginnings in Kansas to one of the most strategic international missionary impacts that I have personally witnessed. Arny and Wanda Humble truly embodied the incarnation of Christ as they became Indonesian. I have watched them in action with national Indonesian leaders and have seen the enormous respect as those leaders look to Arny.
It Is What It Is: Systematic Incarceration / Disguised Racism - The Autobiography of Gerald H. Duffy, Jr.
By Gerald Duffy, Jr
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 106,870. Language: English. Published: June 2, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Criminals & outlaws
(3.00 from 1 review)
The most explosive, dynamic, and compelling autobiography ever written from behind the walls of Leavenworth's maximum security federal penitentiary in Leavenworth, Kansas.
Call-Red-Major
By Paul S. Medland
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 100,670. Language: English. Published: May 28, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
a biography of a emergency trained ambulance man. explaining the reasons for joining the services, the training, and the stress incurred and their lasting effects. not a diary or a copy of a blog, but the real thoughts and feelings experienced when dealing with various scenarios within the national health service, private and voluntary sectors.
A Luminous Future
By Teodor Flonta
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 111,640. Language: English. Published: May 25, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » History » European
(5.00 from 19 reviews)
The Second World War is over but the lives of the inhabitants of Lupoaia (Valley of the Wolves), a little village in Transylvania, are thrown into turmoil with the imposition of drastic, senseless changes by a new regime, intent on creating a new man for a new society. The new totalitarian government threatens to eliminate the Flonta family by declaring Teodor's father an 'enemy of the people.'
Revolted
By Jean-Nichol Dufour
Price: Free! Words: 176,810. Language: English. Published: May 21, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Philosopher biography
(5.00 from 1 review)
Important revision 2014 coming in April. This is part 1 of a 10 books suite. In this one I explore different points of views expressing the revolt and frustration of the character at actually living in the current reality. The subject mostly turns around the personal life of the character while attacking the sources of his problems. It is an initiation to my vision of things too.
Exodus
By Igor Shenfeld
Price: $1.29 USD. Words: 228,590. Language: Russian. Published: May 20, 2012 by T/O "Neformat". Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Biographical anthologies
No, three years old Jakob Shrottke from the german village Gussaren on Volga, did not open the gates of Moscow for Hitler in June 1941, and it was unfair to punish the entire population of Volga republic of the Russian Germans for this terrible NKVD slander, along with August Bauer, who was evicted from his home and deported to Kazakhstan prairies, in September 1941 to dig a hole next to the fami
Spinning Blues Into Gold: The Chess Brothers and the Legendary Chess Records
By Nadine Cohodas
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 137,160. Language: English. Published: May 16, 2012 by Iconoclassic Books. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Celebrity biography
The story of the Chess brothers, who worked hand-in-glove with disenfranchised black musicians, and how their lives entwined with the great blues, r&b, and rock artists who appeared on their legendary record labels. They changed what America and the world listened to, introducing us to Muddy Waters, Howlin' Wolf, Bo Diddley, Chuck Berry, Etta James and countless others.
America's Heroes:; Untold Stories of Honor, Courage and Sacrifice
By J. Jackson Owensby
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 103,730. Language: English. Published: May 11, 2012 by A-Argus Better Book Publishers. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Military biography
Combat wounded veterans from World War II, Korea, Bosnia, Vietnam, Afghanistan and Iraq tell their stories in their own words for the first time.
Horncastle's Suitcase
By Graeme Horncastle
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 106,510. Language: English. Published: April 24, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Other biographies
My life growing up on the West Coast NZ in a poor farming family of 12. A quick paced read that takes you into my personal life- my alcoholic father, making do out of nothing, finding wealth in business, losing a daughter to cancer, attempted suicide, depression, alcoholism, and coming back out the other side to an amazing family and supportive friends. Still here and I want to make a difference.
Barack Obama: The Unauthorized Biography
By Webster Griffin Tarpley
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 274,140. Language: English. Published: April 18, 2012 by Progressive Press. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Presidents & heads of state
A massive, devastating exposé of the influences behind Obama - a creature of the Ford Foundation, utterly without principles. In his career in the most corrupt turf in the USA, the Chicago political machine, fraud and graft reach dizzying depths. His close cronies are multimillionaire felons. Obama and his guru Brzezinski will take us to the cleaners like we've never been before.
Spread Thin & Moving Fast
By Ed De Avila
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 142,930. Language: English. Published: April 13, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
A tale of adventure, exploring new worlds, and meeting crazy characters. After growing up in an Irish-Mexican family, Ed became a restless street kid and adventurous teen. As a young adult he was thrown out of schools, became a golf hustler, hung out with artists, pimps, and actors, got drugs for friends, escaped from many petty scrapes, and followed his first love to the University of California.
John Somerset Pakington: his first 50 years
By Andrew Harris
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 166,440. Language: English. Published: April 11, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Political biography
A biography of the Sir John Pakington of Westwood Park, Droitwich, born in 1799, who was MP for Droitwich, Worcestershire for 37 years. At Westminster he served on many select committees, including that investigating the Andover Union scandal. He was also much involved in Worcestershire affairs..
Mama and Me
By Bette Nunn
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 300,220. Language: English. Published: April 11, 2012 by Fideli Publishing. Category: Nonfiction » Entertainment » History & Criticism
Includes many of the “Mama and Me” and “Bette’s Barbs” columns written for The Martinsville Reporter and The Reporter-Times in Martinsville, IN, for the last half century. The columns talk about things that happened—births, deaths, schools, store openings, fires, crimes, store closings, historical events, tragedies, wars, events in Martinsville and Morgan County, and stories about local people.
From Rags to Rags
By Tina Morrison
Price: $5.00 USD. Words: 101,340. Language: English. Published: March 25, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
From Rags To Rags is Tina Morrison's true story of wasted childhood back in Poland during 60’s and 70’s. It portrays a painful journey through neglect, despair, horrors of domestic violence and poverty inflicted by alcohol abuse.
1309 Days to Freedom
By Dietrich Geschke
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 110,820. Language: English. Published: March 20, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
This is the autobiography of Dietrich W. Geschke, who was born in pre-war East Prussia. Kept along with his mother and sister on Russian collective farms in post-war Kaliningrad Oblast (pre-war East Prussia) for 3 1/2 years and eventually escaped from East Germany to West Germany. His family immigrated to the U.S. in 1952.
No stranger to the P45 - Volume One
By Dan W.Griffin
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 105,530. Language: English. Published: March 10, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
Hailed by one reader as "The funniest (they) have ever read" while Andy McNab, author of the acclaimed war memoir 'Bravo Two Zero' wrote simply, "Buy this book (or else!)" Visit the author's website for a chance to win Volume Two, or download the 'London 2012 Olympic Jubilee Special Edition' to your device now! If you enjoyed this, please leave a comment. If you didn't... then please do not!
Spirit of the Stones: A Retrieval of Earth Wisdom
By Amalia Camateros
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 120,040. Language: English. Published: March 8, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Spiritual awakening
Earth shares the spirit of its wisdom with us at all times. All we have to do is stop, be still and listen to the silent voice of the EarthSpeak! In this true story, the author completes an ancient Earth assignment as a “secretary to the stones” to tap into the vital storehouse of wisdom to access the wealth of knowledge crucial to living in resonance with ourselves, our planet and beyond.
The Perennial Freshman
By George Whiteman
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 127,800. Language: English. Published: March 6, 2012 by shelfstealers. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
"I remember [George] as being the most creative photographer and designer that I ever worked with. After he painted my thumb and applied the star, he photographed what may be one of the most famous album covers ever. How can you forget a guy like this? I had no idea he was a writer. His writing is as creative and scintillating as the rest of his talents and personality.” —Don McLean (American Pie)