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Kevin Bacon - Celebrity Books
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 5,650. Language: English. Published: September 30, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Celebrity biography, Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Artists
Ever wondered how Kevin Bacon rose to stardom? Once in a very close-knit Norwood Bacon’s family with many children, living in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, the most usual baby Kevin was born in July 8, 1958. The boy's parents were educated people: his mother, Ruth Hilda had worked as school teacher at the elementary school and had been a liberal activist.
Keanu Reeves - Celebrity Books
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 7,450. Language: English. Published: September 30, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Celebrity biography, Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Performing arts
Ever wondered how Keanu Reeves rose to stardom? Keanu Reeves is one of the most maddening forces in Hollywood – an actor who has produced a body of fascinating work, while still somehow serving as a lightning rod for criticism. After a turbulent childhood, Reeves first burst onto the film scene as somewhat of a laid-back and goofy character, appearing in several popular slacker comedies.
The Reporting of Ben Hall the Brave Bushranger
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 107,970. Language: English. Published: September 30, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Australia & New Zealand, Nonfiction » Biography » Criminals & outlaws
The Reporting of Ben Hall the Brave Bushranger, is a compilation of newspaper articles published from 1862 to 1866, which tell the story of the life and death of Ben Hall and his gang in intricate detail as it was read by the nation, and Ben Hall himself, over a century ago.
The Reporting of Captain Thunderbolt the Gentleman Bushranger
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 44,440. Language: English. Published: September 30, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Australia & New Zealand, Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography
The Reporting of Captain Thunderbolt the Gentleman Bushranger, is a compilation of newspaper articles published from 1856 to 1941, which tell the story of the life and death of Frederick Wordsworth Ward, ‘Captain Thunderbolt’, and his companions in intricate detail as it was read by the nation over a century ago.
When There Is No Wind, Row: One Woman's Retrospective on the Most Transformative Changes Over the Past 50 Years
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 94,350. Language: English. Published: September 30, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
When There Is No Wind, Row tells about the remarkable 50-year career path the author traveled to become a lawyer. In the 60s social and cultural barriers were high – women were supposed to become wives and mothers not lawyers - forcing her to take many detours, “tacking” in sailing terms. Her stories are a vivid reminder of how far women have come since want ads were segregated by “Male/Female.”
Feisty, Fabulous and 50 Plus: 21 Women Share Their Candid and Compelling Stories
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 75,580. Language: English. Published: September 30, 2016 by MoshPit Publishing. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Woman biographies, Nonfiction » Relationships and Family » Aging
Feisty, Fabulous & 50+ is a collection of 21 ‘warts and all’ stories written by women navigating their way through their 50s and beyond. The stories are inspirational, frank and uplifting as each woman tackles her own set of challenges – all recounted with humour, insight and self-deprecation. A true testament to understated strength and resilience.
Bellecita, Sueño Azul
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 25,960. Language: Spanish. Published: September 29, 2016. Categories: Essay » Literature, Nonfiction » Biography » Artists, architects, & photographers
Bellecita, Sueño Azul es un relato autobiográfico que pretende rendir homenaje al popular cuarteto Los Zafiros, en especial a su contratenor Ignacio Elejalde a través de las vivencias de una joven de dieciséis años y sus experiencias vividas en las décadas de los '60, '70 y algo más que fueron indiscutiblemente los años más convulsos e impredecibles vividos por los jóvenes de nuestra generación.
Memories of Malloy
Price: Free! Words: 1,310. Language: American English. Published: September 29, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Biographical, Nonfiction » Biography » Other biographies
Before going to watch the Liverpool - Hull City football/soccer match at an uptown pub, the author (Agent 33) and his wife (Agent 32) discuss the legendary Mr. Malloy at a Starbucks in an older Charlotte (USA) neighborhood. The barista overhears their conversation and gets herself wound into the story. Approx. 1300 words. No sex, drugs, violence, or foul language. Movie rating: G.
Entre la aceptacion y el rechazo - El reto de vivir en Cuba
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 117,280. Language: Spanish. Published: September 29, 2016 by ibukku. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
“Eres un símbolo de la ¬fidelidad de Dios y la integridad del hombre. Eres un Job de la era moderna. Con Dios siempre tendremos un ¬final feliz, y si este momento no es un momento feliz, entonces significa que no es el ¬final” Pbro. Guillermo Ramos Mantilla Miembro de la Junta Directiva de la Convención Bautista de Cuba Occidental y profesor del Seminario Teológico Bautista de La Habana
Age in Good Time
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 61,210. Language: English. Published: September 29, 2016 by A-Argus Better Book Publishers. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Biographical anthologies, Nonfiction » Biography » Gay and lesbian
Seven extraordinary men serve as beacons of learning to the modern generation as the reveal their lives and knowledge for the first time.
Obituary for a Bad Man
Price: Free! Words: 8,140. Language: English. Published: September 28, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Other biographies, Nonfiction » Parenting » Absentee parents
People who lived rotten lives, who were rotten to others, to their family, are commonly eulogized in obituaries and funerals as decent, loving souls. This is my attempt to set the record straight concerning one particularly rotten soul, my father, Louis J. Helbert, Jr.
Bill Spivey Kentucky All-American
Price: $3.75 USD. Words: 3,260. Language: English. Published: September 28, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Sports biography, Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Basketball
Bill Spivey was a Warner-Robbins, Georgia 7-footer who starred for the Kentucky Wildcats for two seasons from 1949-1951. Along with Shelby Linville he was the finest player on Adolph Rupp's teams that advanced to the quarter finals of the NIT Championship (1950) and won the NCAA basketball championship vs. Kansas State in March 1951. Spivey's banishment continued to plague him as a professional.
I Am Woman
Price: $4.00 USD. Words: 76,210. Language: English. Published: September 28, 2016 by Memoirs Publishing. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
In this emotionally charged memoir, Daliah Husu declares her trans womanhood with an honest voice. Searching for herself, Daliah shares her painful journey that starts as a young boy growing up in the slums of Santo Domingo, and who later transforms into a young woman obsessed with men, forced into sex work, and haunted by alcohol and drug abuse.
Syed Jamaluddin Afghani
Price: Free! Words: 13,700. Language: English. Published: September 28, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography, Nonfiction » Biography » Religious biography
Jamaluddin Afghani was a political activist & ideologist in the 19th century. An advocate of Pan-Islamic unity & Islamic modernism, his influential anti-imperialist views led to his exile from multiple countries. His towering personality, sparkling ideology, & eloquence made him a highly influential Muslim of his time. His spirit lives even today through his influence on those who came after him.
Khadija (RA)
Price: Free! Words: 10,500. Language: English. Published: September 28, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography, Nonfiction » Biography » Religious biography
Khadija was the first wife of Prophet Muhammad. The first one to embrace Islam, she stood behind her great husband & lent him strength during his long struggle. It was she who proposed to him and they had a long & happy marriage. Her devotion as a believer, her loyalty as a wife, her success as a businesswoman & her skills as a mother make her an inspiration for Muslim women for all times to come.
2016, 2017.... Help Save Lawrence Yudowitz's Life!: Stop This Real Hit Team Now
Price: Free! Words: 8,030. Language: English. Published: September 27, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
This is a current event. Many personal details explain the motives behind this suspected in-family murder for hire.
Desperately Seeking Marie Prevost
Price: $9.95 USD. Words: 29,050. Language: English. Published: September 26, 2016 by BearManor Media. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Woman biographies
Desperately Seeking Marie Prevost takes a look back at the life and work of a beautiful, talented, yet ill-fated actress, who was one of Hollywood’s biggest stars of the 1920s.
The Long Arm of Lunacy
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 58,060. Language: English. Published: September 26, 2016 by 125 Records. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
This second volume of memoir continues themes from "Swearing in English: Tall Tales at Shotgun." Here are more true stories including two from the west coast of Scotland, one recalling bullying at an English public school, and others about a favorite dog, baseball, foxes, and a search for the elusive perfect club sandwich.
The Dickens-Power Gang Boston & Schenectady 1936-1938
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 2,580. Language: English. Published: September 26, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » True Crime » Organized crime, Nonfiction » Biography » Criminals & outlaws
The Dickens-Power Gang robbed an oil company office in Stoneham, Massachusetts and robbed a safe on a Schenectady, New York dairy farm of $25,000 in bonds and securities. Dickens came to Massachusetts as a youth from New Mexico. Other gang members were from Boston, Brookline, Roxbury and other towns in the Bay State. Gangster Melvin Aquith continued thieving until he was arrested in January 1938.