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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.
Joey Glimco Chicago Teamster
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 2,480. Language: English. Published: August 9, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Criminals & outlaws, Nonfiction » True Crime » Organized crime
The 1957 and 1958 McClellan labor racketeering trials were covered worldwide in newspapers and on television. Union boss Joey Glimco took the 5th Amendment to avoid incriminating himself on 70 separate occasions. Former Local 777 President Dominic Abata told U.S. Senate investigators that Glimco had thrown him out of the Teamsters affiliate. Abata later defeated Glimco as a rebel candidate.
That Horrible Child
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 22,050. Language: Australian English. Published: August 9, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Even the most horrible child has innocent intentions. A memoir of hilarious short stories about Kylie's childhood antics and the reasons behind her actions (known as 'Kylie Logic').
Dirt Classroom
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 31,910. Language: English. Published: August 8, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Adventurers & explorers, Nonfiction » Travel » By region
An inspiring true adventure through the Australian Outback.
Hasan Basri
Price: Free! Words: 10,460. Language: English. Published: August 8, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography, Nonfiction » Biography » Religious biography
Hasan Basri was an early Muslim preacher, ascetic, scholar and mystic. Born in 642 CE, he rose to become one of the most celebrated Muslims of the time. He preached against materialism, a disease that is prevalent in our times. He was considered an expert scholar of Islamic sciences. His passionate sermons often moved people to tears, and his words have relevance for Muslims of all times.
History is repeating itself through............COINCIDENCES IN THE AMERICAN PRESIDENCY
Price: $5.49 USD. Words: 24,770. Language: American English. Published: August 7, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Presidents & heads of state
You have heard of historians who compared Presidents Lincoln and Kennedy in One Hundred years right? Well, what about all the Presidents compared in eight time spans from George Washington to Donald J. Trump.
The Forgotten Princess
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 33,450. Language: English. Published: August 7, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Royalty biography, Nonfiction » History » European
The story of Italy’s lost princess and the treasure its royal family has kept secret for decades. “The Forgotten Princess” tells of Princess Leina of Savoy, the only child of King Umberto II and Gelsomina Malatesta, who were secretly married in Italy on the 10th of February 1926.
Temple Grandin
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,250. Language: English. Published: August 6, 2017 by Breeding Publishing. Categories: Nonfiction » Relationships and Family » Autism spectrum disorders, Nonfiction » Biography » Woman biographies
This is a biography about the most famous person with autism in the world. Temple Grandin who is an animal lover and autistic hero to so many is one of the most amazing people you will ever meet. In this book you will learn how Temple invented the Hug machine and designs slaughterhouses for the beef industry. Temple shares how she was bullied and overcame all of that to be the hero she is today.
Never Alone: Intimate Times With Jesus
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 4,570. Language: English. Published: August 6, 2017 by Pearly Gates Publishing LLC. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
The author shares inspiration found in being alone by creatively applying and using God's creation, music, poetry, and scriptures demonstrating that even Jesus Christ sought times to be alone to pray, fellowship, and worship God.
Optimist!
Price: Free! Words: 36,790. Language: English. Published: August 5, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
These are cameos of my experience and encounters, as a sight-diminishing or even a totally blind enthusiastic professional person. Sit back! Read! Use your vivid imagination, as a paintbrush, to fill in your imagination details. I almost never read anything without using this remarkable "tool," to enhance the picture, conjured up by the fertile imagination of my mind!
Louis "Pretty" Amberg and the Brooklyn Loansharking War
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 2,620. Language: English. Published: August 5, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » True Crime » Organized crime, Nonfiction » Biography » Criminals & outlaws
The deaths of Louis "Pretty" Amberg and his brother, Joseph "Joey", mystified New York Police detectives for some time. Joey was murdered in a garage while Pretty's body was found bagged and burning inside a car in Manhattan. The Amberg brothers were masters of shylocking which came to be known as loan sharking. They met opposition when they tried expanding out of New York's Lower East Side.
Charles Lindbergh: A Short Biography - Famed Aviator and Environmentalist
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 11,240. Language: English. Published: August 5, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Adventurers & explorers, Nonfiction » History » Modern / 20th Century
Charles Lindbergh came from obscurity at only twenty-fiver years of age to become one of the most recognized men of the first half of the twentieth century. This famed aviator became a controversial figure during World War II and late in life focused his energy on conservation of the planet.
How to Not Run Away to Mexico
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 24,170. Language: English. Published: August 5, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » By region, Nonfiction » Biography » Adventurers & explorers
What’s it like to move to Mexico when you’re unprepared and uninformed? A Canadian weaves a true story about relocating to Mexico and enduring incredible hurdles and adventures. What happens when stuck in a foreign land with too much baggage, limited resources and poor choices based on bad misinformation? She reveals how we can reach our wildest dreams of moving abroad, the easier way.
A Tale That Is Told: The Autobiography of Opal Earp Pounds
Price: Free! Words: 25,450. Language: English. Published: August 4, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
The tale that Opal Earp Pounds tells is that of a farm girl, born in 1920 near Stroud, Oklahoma, of grandparents who had homesteaded. After high school, she marries and gives birth to three children. In 1952 she undergoes a Christian conversion, and after that her story is colored by her desire to be a good Christian mother. Her tale as a whole belongs to the genre of conversion narrative
Look What Chemistry Did For Me
Price: $2.85 USD. Words: 37,950. Language: English. Published: August 4, 2017 by Mereo Books. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
This is the story of a life spent in the world of chemistry, mainly as a university-level teacher. It is also the story of a boy, a child of the war years, who rose from an unpromising start to become more successful and fulfilled in a career than he had ever imagined possible, eventually becoming a university professor.
Passport To Life
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 83,970. Language: English. Published: August 3, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Self-improvement » Motivation and inspiration
Annie believes that there's a ticking time bomb inside her. It's a powder keg of emotion that's just ready to explode. She has been desperately longing to turn the page after her incurable cancer diagnosis. But there's a painful story locked inside her; it's one that has been killing her for nearly thirty years.
From Ivy League To Stripper Life
You set the price! Words: 20,480. Language: English. Published: August 3, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Self-improvement » Abuse, Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Did you envision a better life for yourself but you're unsure where things went wrong? In From Ivy League to Stripper Life, Elona talks candidly about why her life spiraled out of control and the lessons she learned along the way. If you want to get your life back on track or impact the lives of others, this book is for you.
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.
Dear You
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 29,990. Language: English. Published: August 3, 2017 by Austin Macauley. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Dear You is a lovely invitation into Derra Nicole Sabo's world. A wonderful opportunity borne out of a complex and challenging experience
Tsunami
Price: Free! Words: 6,920. Language: British English. Published: August 3, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
Starting from a few hours before the waves came, TSUNAMI takes the reader to Phuket, Thailand, and, through the eyes of the author who was the resident pianist at the JW Marriott at the time, tells the story of how the island - and lives - were affected.