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Five Years a Mesowarrior
Price: $4.00 USD. Words: 155,510. Language: English. Published: November 26, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Adventurers & explorers
A woman is given the news that she has Terminal Cancer and has 3 months to live. This story is her battle to get treatment and to beat this disease.
Prison Hulk to Redemption: Part One of a Family History 1788-1900
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 142,930. Language: English. Published: November 25, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography, Nonfiction » History » Australia & New Zealand
The author undertakes a journey with his ancestors through Australia's colonial history - a history that hardly has its equal. He traces the cultural continuities of Australian society and shows where his ancestors fitted in. An important part of the story is the indispensable role the convicts played in establishing the Australian nation. Nine convict ancestors are found in the direct line.
Twists and Turns. The Life and Times of a Nurse 1935-2015
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 143,530. Language: English. Published: November 24, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Physicians & medical professionals, Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Healthcare issues
Laurie Maddison describes her experiences as a child in Malaya, Australia and England. After school she enters nursing, marries, has a child and returns to Perth, Western Australia, where she works at Sir Charles Gairdner Hospital and in specialist areas at Royal Perth, followed by community nursing, post-graduate courses at University, mental health nursing, and finally as a university lecturer.
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.
The Accidental Terrorist: Confessions of a Reluctant Missionary
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 126,060. Language: English. Published: November 10, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Criminals & outlaws, Nonfiction » Biography » Cultural heritage
Nineteen-year-old Bill Shunn is a man on a mission—a Mormon mission, that is, trolling for converts door-to-door a thousand miles from home. This riveting memoir—by turns hilarious, provocative, and thrilling—traces his accidental journey from that humble beginning to hunted fugitive and international terrorist.
Connecting Dors
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 117,050. Language: Canadian English. Published: November 2, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Adventurers & explorers, Nonfiction » Entertainment » Celebrity culture
Connecting Dors – the legacy of sex symbol and superstar Diana Dors, Britain's Marilyn Monroe
Bad Luck Cadet & Officer
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 103,380. Language: English. Published: October 25, 2015 by D'Elen McClain. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Self-improvement » Personal Growth / Success
At the age of forty-five, Suzie Ivy applies at her local police department and her life goes from wide-eyed innocence to tough as nails badass with a twist. The police academy leads to field training and field training to solitary patrol shifts. This true story is told with humor and grit as one woman defies odds and lives her dream. Is age holding you back? Why?
After The Descent Vol 2 - 2014
Series: The Descent. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 116,060. Language: English. Published: October 20, 2015 by Gorillas With Scissors Press (GWSP). Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir, Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
2014 was a wild ride and collected in this volume are all sixty-three essays I wrote over the twelve month span. Call me a narcissist, call me arrogant, these are my thoughts and views as I had them and as they evolved.
A Hairdresser's Diary: Scissors Retired
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 116,390. Language: English. Published: October 17, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Inspiration » Personal inspiration, Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
. These are stories filled hardships and disasters, mingled with blessings and joy, and through it all you will come to see how a six-year old girl who was lost, unloved and abused became a woman of great passion and inspiration.
Billy One Boy's War
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 129,540. Language: British English. Published: October 15, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
The Second World War brought with it a global cataclysm that resulted in the death of more than 60 million people. During the onset of this grim period in history, a young boy begins his own journey; one that irrevocably changes the course of his life. This deeply affecting memoir lends an intimate glimpse into a world ravaged by war and the lives of people inextricably thrust into turbulent time
A Distant Island
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 106,950. Language: English. Published: October 1, 2015 by Black Opal Books. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir, Nonfiction » Self-improvement » Stress Management
On the morning of September 11, 2001, Patrick Ashtre was a happily married man with a lovely wife, three children, and a house in Arlington, Virginia. He was a good father and husband and, looking into the mirror each morning, he was happy with the reflected image—but all that was about to change.
Easy Hearts
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 114,810. Language: English. Published: September 13, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Relationships and Family » Family relationships
Three complaisant kids, two stormy parents, one anxious French poodle, too many U-haul trailers, and the potholed road of the early 1960s.
Vida de Monseñor Ronald Knox
Price: Free! Words: 132,900. Language: Spanish. Published: September 2, 2015 by Jack Tollers. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Religious biography
Viejo amigo del Padre Ronald Knox, Evelyn Waugh escribió su biografía cuando falleció y, como es de esperar de un autor tan áspero como mordaz, no es esta una hagiografía, sino más bien el sencillo homenaje de uno de sus admiradores. Con más de trescientas notas, esta versión ayudará al lector a ubicarse en los tiempos de la Inglaterra de la primera mitad del siglo XX.
39 Jours En Enfer
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 109,970. Language: French. Published: August 30, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » True Crime » Drug trade
Après plus de 35 ans de silence, la publication électronique permet à l’agent secret, matricule SP 004 (SanPietro), de raconter ses mésaventures pendant une opération avortée de la GRC visant à infiltrer et descendre un des plus grand Cartels de drogues. Abandonné par son partenaire et son officier de liaison, il est emprisonné et torturé à Barranquilla, Colombie, où il languira pendant 39 jours.
Seventeen Sisters
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 100,250. Language: English. Published: August 15, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Religious biography, Nonfiction » Biography » Woman biographies
This series of seventeen stories focuses on the Barlow family, a family that epitomized the Mormon, polygamous lifestyle. It was led by Albert Barlow, a father of thirty-four children and a husband to three women for over fifty years. The seventeen living daughters of Albert's family here to tell their story. They have seen it all, they have experienced it all.
Rabbi Kameleon
Price: Free! Words: 105,550. Language: American English. Published: August 12, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Religious biography, Nonfiction » Relationships and Family » Dysfunctional relationships
The father, the son and a lot of anger. The son tells the truth about his father, the late Chassidic grand rabbi of Chabad, Rebbe M.M.Schneerson: not a holy man, not a genius, not honest. A heartless father who left his baby son in Europe while he returned to live in New York. A father who refused to talk to his son more than 4 times a year and agreed to meet his son only twice in 40 years.
We Must Wake Up: Tome 1: A notice to the Congolese nation: The time of change has come
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 269,110. Language: English. Published: August 3, 2015 by MoshPit Publishing. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Political biography, Nonfiction » Biography » People of color
The book is about setting the fact right about issues that Black people just speak of in half words. It has a focus on the Democratic Republic of Congo and its people, because, it is where I was born and lived; and also where the work has to be first done because of its strategic location, spiritual importance and resources to impact in an optimal way the whole Africa and African diasporas.
This Funny Earth of Mine
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 102,270. Language: English. Published: August 3, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Humor and satire, Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
"A ruthlessly inward-looking and intentionally antisocial celebration of solitude...if there's such a thing as cheerful abrasiveness, you'll find it reads like a sort of Walden for the city dweller." (I.Q. Magazine) The author's last two humor books, Read This Instead and the Wacky Adventures of God, have been included after the new material.
Microbes, Music and Me
Price: $5.50 USD. Words: 136,410. Language: English. Published: August 3, 2015 by Memoirs Publishing. 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.