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Tod Robbins- The Life of the Reclusive Master of the Bizarre
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,770. Language: English. Published: April 6, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Cultural heritage, Essay » Author profile
Tod Robbins is best known for his short story "Spurs," which was later adapted into the infamous movie "Freaks!" However, next to nothing is known about the author's life. This book is the first biography on this independently wealthy, athlete, concentration camp survivor, and unsung visionary.
Il mestiere dell'umanità
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 30,470. Language: Italian. Published: April 6, 2013 by Gingko edizioni. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
La storia sconvolgente di una famiglia tenuta in ostaggio per dieci anni dagli errori medici e dall’ottusità del sistema sanitario italiano.
Un ritratto di famiglia e mio fratello Ernest Hemingway
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 84,040. Language: Italian. Published: April 6, 2013 by Gingko edizioni. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Celebrity biography
Una vera miniera di aneddoti, una biografia classica, la prima edizione in lingua italiana, 29 illustrazioni e le lettere di Ernest dal fronte italiano e da Parigi negli anni Venti. Un'opportunità unica e una guida imperdibile per gli appassionati di Hemingway.
Out on a Limb
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 142,910. Language: English. Published: April 6, 2013 by Bookpal Australia. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
This is my story. It has the potential to empower and educate readers all over the world. They can see how and why the impact of childhood hurts continue to affect me in so many ways, whilst I lived and am still living a very full and interesting life.
Il dentista di Auschwitz
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 102,450. Language: Italian. Published: April 6, 2013 by Gingko edizioni. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Accolta con favore unanime dalla critica negli Stati Uniti, l’incredibile storia di un sopravvissuto al più letale campo di sterminio nazista, che per salvarsi dovette estrarre i denti d’oro dai cadaveri destinati ai crematori. Un libro unico tra le memorie dell’Olocausto.
Biographer's Classroom: 27 ideas for people who write
Price: Free! Words: 3,290. Language: English. Published: April 5, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » Essays
RIX QUINN believes that constructing a biography can help almost any writer. In this detailed report, he discusses: = How to decide on a subject or theme. = Writing formulas and headline ideas. = Points of view for approaching a biography. = What to put in those critical middle paragraphs.
The Room: A Memoir of Youth, Football and a Win-or-Die Coach
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 40,720. Language: English. Published: April 5, 2013 by One Monkey Books. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Football & rugby, Nonfiction » Biography » People of color
A high school football player’s memoir of rebellion against a “winning” coach who encouraged brutality and bullying and ignored concussions and other serious injuries to his players. An engaging, candid, often grim, often wry account of growing up in Pittsburgh’s African-American community in the 1950’s and early 60’s. This book should be read by young athletes, their coaches and their mentors.
Memoir Writing Maps
Series: The Memoir Writing Guides. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 5,650. Language: English. Published: April 5, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
Want to write better memoir? Memoir Writing Maps shows you proven ways to access pertinent, detailed memories that make for vivid, interesting lifestories. The book is full of tested strategies to explore memories that add meaning to a story (and its characters) so that your tale comes alive. "Maps" is especially useful for a writer who claims to be blocked or unable to remember. Great value.
Tomorrow?
Price: Free! Words: 4,120. Language: English. Published: April 4, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography, Nonfiction » Inspiration » Personal inspiration
(5.00 from 1 review)
Now that I am older I have learned much from many yesterdays and tomorrows and even so, I am still looking forward to my next tomorrow.
King of the Sun
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 43,350. Language: English. Published: April 4, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir, Nonfiction » Biography » Literary biography
I’m sure you’ve heard this cliché: “Think of your life’s journey as a river.” Therapists and Self-help gurus use it all the time. Well, I have my own cliché: “Rivers are created by God’s tears.” I believe in both cliches. I grew up encircled by rivers – the Missouri and the Sun. I grew up fly-fishing. I grew up dreaming and grew older destroying. For drunks destroy both dreams and lives.
Showing Heart: The True Story of How One Boy Defied the Odds
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 89,260. Language: English. Published: April 4, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
Showing Heart is the heart-rending story of how one family comes together to live life fully in the face of adversity. Torn by grief and disappointment, Henry and Leighann struggle to come to grips with their son’s fatal diagnosis. With his tiny heart beating precariously outside of his body, they strive to fight for his life while balancing the needs and emotions of their two young daughters.
Confessions of the Unmedicated Mind, Volume 1: Home
Series: Confessions of the Unmedicated Mind, Volume 1: Home. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 80,560. Language: English. Published: April 3, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Humor and satire, Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
A nationally acclaimed teacher and coach, Benjamin Tomes provides a captivating backstory to an unlikely success story. Growing up in an era still unfamiliar with ADHD, Tomes provides a unique perspective in a birth-21 account of an erratic childhood. Filled with biting sarcasm and wicked humor, the gory details of a personal war on boredom are expressed with blunt force drama and brutal honesty.
Imagination - blessing or curse?
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 27,010. Language: English. Published: April 3, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Imagination - blessing or curse? by Tony Kirby, Price $2.99 USD. 27,000 words. Language English. This business memoir by America's first computer journalist is packed full of entrepreneurial ideas.
Story of a Texas Marine : The Autobiography of Nick Quintanilla
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 30,110. Language: English. Published: April 3, 2013 by SDS Publishing. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Military biography, Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
(5.00 from 1 review)
Autobiography of Nick Quintanilla, now blighted by Parkinson's disease. Follow his colorful childhood in the racial hotbed of Texas, his hilarious introduction to the Marine Corps at boot camp, his upward progression traveling the world, & his newsworthy post-military career in construction project management. Please help Nick & buy this great family book, a remarkable effort given his condition.
Holes in Time
Price: Free! Words: 69,030. Language: English. Published: April 2, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Criminals & outlaws
"A very daring expose of prison life and one man's battle with himself to find real meaning to life. I believe anyone will find this book thought-provoking and brutally true, while at the same time warm and excitingly human." -Max Jones, chaplain in the Florida Penal system
Adventurers Against Their Will: Extraordinary World War II Stories of Survival, Escape, and Connection-Unlike Any Others
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 86,540. Language: English. Published: April 2, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Cultural heritage, Nonfiction » History » Holocaust
2013 Global Ebook Award Winner: Nonfiction Biography Sorting through her parents belongings after their deaths, Joanie Holzer Schirm discovered an extraordinary lost world. Hand-written on faded and brittle stationary, stamped by censors, were 400 letters from 78 correspondents-along with carbon copies of the letters her Czech father had sent to them during World War II. An unforgettable story!
Yoga and the dance of life
Price: Free! Words: 30,200. Language: English. Published: April 2, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
1 First Great Love 2 Nils and Evelyn 3 Nils, the University Student 4 Rock and Roll 5 Exams 6 Lawyer 7 Angelika, the Vacation-Flirt 8 Liselotte with the Man-problems 9 Yogi Nils 10 Petra, the Artist 11 Sitting, Walking, and Cognitive Work 12 The Organic Woman 13 Yoga Teacher 14 The Sex Goddess 15 Master Yoga 16 The Yoga Woman 17 Dissolving the Relationship-Addiction 18 Interview of a Psychology
This Is My Breakdown - short story
Price: $2.00 USD. Words: 310. Language: English. Published: April 1, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Plays & Screenplays, Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
A short story written in the winter of 2011.
Marlon Brando: A Memoir
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 95,410. Language: English. Published: April 1, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Celebrity biography
"...a fascinating must-read for Brando fans." --Publishers Weekly "Nancy K. Peardon reveals the notoriously private face of Marlon Brando, sharing intimate memories and experiences with the man himself, offering vivid anecdotes from their twenty-eight year relationship, while lending a fresh, unique perspective, and one that's never been seen before, of the legendary Hollywood icon.
Discovering Baptist Beginnings
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 35,290. Language: English. Published: April 1, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Religious biography, Nonfiction » Travel » Trip Journals
A spiritual pilgrimage is combined with the history and sites tracing the gradual growth of the Baptist Way. Your faith will mature as you walk with such early Baptists as Thomas Helwys, John Bunyan, Roger Williams, John Clarke, John Myles, Andrew Fuller, and Charles Haddon Spurgeon. Pilgrimage is travel that transforms; may you be renewed in your journey.