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Microbes, Music and Me by John Postgate
Price: $2.85 USD. Words: 136,410. Language: English. Published: August 3, 2015 by Mereo Books. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Scientists, Inventors
Microbiology and jazz music aren't a common duet but for Professor John Postgate they are the two subjects that define his lifetime. John, brother of Oliver who created the beloved Children's shows Bagpuss and Clangers, describes his autobiography as "a book about doing science" and describes in entertaining detail the account of his life.
A World Ago: A Navy Man's Letters Home (1954-1956) by Dorien Grey
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 168,790. Language: English. Published: July 29, 2015 by Untreed Reads. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir, Nonfiction » History » Military
A World Ago chronicles, through one young man's journal and vivid letters to his parents, his life, adventures, and experiences at a magical time. It follows him from being a Naval Aviation Cadet to becoming a “regular” sailor aboard the aircraft carrier USS Ticonderoga on an eight-month tour of duty in the politically tense Mediterranean Sea.
Don't Turn Your Back in the Barn - Adventures of a Country Vet by Dr. David Perrin
Price: $4.49 USD. Words: 102,490. Language: English. Published: July 23, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Entertainment » Humor and satire
Don't Turn Your Back in the Barn focuses on the humorous incidents that inevitably happen in a rural practice that treats cows in the morning and kittens in the afternoon. He relies on Doris, his steadfast assistant, to help him in the surgery and to organize the daybook, but even she sometimes has trouble balancing his hectic schedule.
Myslim Peza: deshmitar dhe protagonist ne historine e shqiptareve (1912-1939) by Hazis Gjergji
Price: Free! Words: 170,620. Language: Albanian. Published: July 13, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » European, Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography
Ne kete liber pershkruhen ngjarje te historise se Shqiperise (1912-1939), nepermjet studimit te gazetarit dhe historianit Hazis Gjergji, te gershetuara me kujtimet e regjistruara direkt nga goja e Heroit te Popullit, Myslim Peza, luftetar i shquar demokrat dhe antifashist shqiptar.
Giant of the Lord (Life of a Pioneer) by James S. Brown
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 163,920. Language: English. Published: June 22, 2015 by D.A. Thompson. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Adventurers & explorers, Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography
James S. Brown is an important figure in the westward expansion of the United States. As a member of the Mormon Battalion, he discovered new lands and tamed wild country. He was present at the discovery of gold in California and helped establish new frontiers. As a missionary for the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints, he helped bring the gospel to foreign lands.
Dragon Soul: 30 Years of Dragon Ball Fandom by Derek Padula
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 159,000. Language: English. Published: June 9, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Comics (nonfictional), Nonfiction » Biography » Cultural heritage
With a foreword from Christopher Sabat and Sean Schemmel, Dragon Soul: 30 Years of Dragon Ball Fandom is a grand celebration of the world's greatest anime and manga and it's momentous 30th Anniversary. Features 81 stories from fans in 25 countries, plus 27 stories from professionals who helped created Dragon Ball in 7 countries, and bring the series to fans across the world.
A Filly Called Honey Gal “Sequel to A Wolf Called Ring” by A. W. Sibley
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 107,830. Language: American English. Published: June 3, 2015 by Brighton Publishing LLC. Categories: Nonfiction » Relationships and Family » Life stages / adolescence, Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
A Filly Called Honey Gal is the story of a young boy in the 1940’s, growing up in a rural environment with his best friends; his horse Honey Gal and his dog Ring. The story chronicles their exciting and sometimes dangerous adventures. It is a heartwarming story of a red blooded American boy and his childhood with Honey Gal & Ring by his side in an era long past.
Unsung Heroes of the Tar Heel State: Voolume 1- The Warriors by J. Jackson Owensby
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 110,790. Language: English. Published: May 31, 2015 by A-Argus Better Book Publishers. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Military biography, Nonfiction » Biography » Biographical anthologies
Personal stories of men and women of North Carolina who served with distinction in the Armed Forces of the United States of America.
Like a Guardian by Leo Cappel
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 101,090. Language: English. Published: May 28, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Like a Guardian is the autobiography of Holocaust survivor, artist, author/playwright and musician Leo Cappel. Graduate of the Rietveld Art Academy, Amsterdam, and immigrant from Holland to New Zealand. Leo and his wife built their own yacht, and lived aboard for 16 years. Format: Leo recounts his memories to his granddaughter Tracy. Suitable for adults and teenagers. Easy reading.
Turtle Tushies in the Land of Banana Beer, A Peace Corps Memoir by Anita Pauwels
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 124,880. Language: American English. Published: May 28, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir, Nonfiction » Travel » By region
A newly married Texas couple with great teeth join the Peace Corps to teach fish farming among the friendly, hard-working people of Burundi. Grappling with motorcycles, banana beer, bugs, frogs, charcoal-spewing imbabulas, mud, tons of rain, falling down, getting up, political uncertainties, language and cultural barriers, they work with courageous farmers, and learn we are all One in the heart.
Bi Parchamaan: The Flagless Ones by Hassan Faramarz
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 143,030. Language: English. Published: May 25, 2015 by A-Argus Better Book Publishers. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Inspiration » Personal inspiration
The true life story of a refugee and his family fleeing from the wrath of the government of Iran.
So Far, So Good: The Saga of a Broken Neck, and the Good Life that Can Follow by Lee D. Goldstein
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 114,640. Language: English. Published: May 23, 2015 by Untreed Reads. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir, Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Physical impairments
Every year, 40,000 Americans suffer spinal cord injuries. Lee Goldstein is one of them. Lee has been living with his injury for 66+ years, making him unofficially the longest living quadriplegic in history. The story of his injury and the reasons for his survival are chronicled in this stunning book. Lee tells of his terrible injury, his fight for life, & the amazing life he has led ever since.
Lost Time, Bad Dreams and Miracles by AnnieMae Robertson
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 280,820. Language: English. Published: May 22, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
In this literary journey through the incredible life of AnnieMae Robertson, the author, renamed Bernie in this book, works to solve the mystery of the missing times in her life.
After the Bitter Comes the Sweet by Dori Jones Yang
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 135,590. Language: English. Published: May 19, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
After growing up in poverty in wartime China, Yulin Wang married Sidney Rittenberg, an idealistic American who had stayed in China to help the Communists after 1949. Working for Radio Peking, they had four children and a good life until the Cultural Revolution, when her husband was jailed on false charges. Her memoir is a tale of determination, resilience, and struggle.
A Journey of Pride: From Mauritius to Melbourne by Jacques Coosh
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 100,280. Language: English. Published: May 18, 2015 by MoshPit Publishing. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir, Nonfiction » Travel » Gay and lesbian
When his older brother asks him if he is gay, Jacques is first stunned by the question. Soon after he’s come out, Jacques leaves behind the idyllic island of Mauritius, and embarks on a journey of self-discovery. This is a poignant story of resilience and hope. Despite the challenges, Jacques finds fulfilment, happiness and success, living the life he wanted.
Bobby Joe's Recess Rebellion: Thoughts on Surviving the Playgrounds of Life by Robert Joseph
Price: $4.95 USD. Words: 114,640. Language: English. Published: May 6, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Fiction » Coming of age
In this heartfelt collection of stories based on events in his own life, Robert Joseph explores three “playgrounds” that shaped his young life: Catholic school, the Army, and an inner-city public school where he worked as a teacher.
With My Head In The Clouds – Part 2 by Gwyn Mullett
You set the price! Words: 148,420. Language: English. Published: May 5, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir, Nonfiction » Transportation » Aviation / History
“It was in the March that I nearly met my maker. I was in the descent and as we passed 10,000ft I brought the speed down to the required two hundred and fifty knots. We had just cleared the cloud cover and into clear skies and I was just changing a radio frequency when I suddenly looked up and saw a light aircraft about half a mile ahead coming straight at me descending at the same rate as I was.
That Good Night: More Memoirs of a Nurse Teacher by Shirley Phillips
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 102,040. Language: English. Published: April 30, 2015 by Austin Macauley. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
In That Goodnight: More Memoirs of a Nurse Teacher, Shirley Phillips, nurse, ward sister, teacher and carer almost into her 70th year, recounts episodes from her career. The milestone of Project 2000 where nurses training now included the degree qualification at the expense of practical experience in the ward saw a deterioration in care quality.
Ecstasy of the Deep by Tony Buxton
Price: Free! Words: 137,040. Language: English. Published: April 11, 2015 by booksmango. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
The astonishing autobiography of an Englishman who spent his whole life chasing his dreams. Most of them were either underwater exploring far off unknown reefs in Asia and the Pacific or living it up with the rich and famous who shared his passion for diving. Tony Buxton’s charmed life takes him from the French Riviera and Rome in its 1950s and 1960s heydays to years operating an underwater touris
The Diary of John Banfield 1983-90 by Robert Banfield
Price: Free! Words: 482,900. Language: British English. Published: April 3, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs(5.00 from 1 review)
John Banfield retired from the teaching profession in 1983 when he and his wife, Dorothy, moved from Lincoln to Eccleshall, Staffordshire, to enjoy their retirement together. John began a diary which recounts their many and varied interests and culminates in his tragic death from cancer. Both mundane and moving, it will be of particular interest to his descendants.