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Rik Smits - Dunking Dutchman
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 64,830. Language: Dutch. Published: May 31, 2013 by Fosfor. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Sports biography
Rik Smits - Dunking Dutchman beschrijft de lange weg die Smits moest afleggen voordat hij in 1988 zijn eerste profcontract bij Indiana Pacers kon tekenen, en de hindernissen die hij moest nemen voordat het publiek in Indianapolis hem in de armen sloot.
My Girl From Shandong
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 140. Language: English. Published: May 31, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Photography - Photo books, Nonfiction » Biography » Woman biographies
My girl from Shandong, is based on a true story, the story which is an inspiration to millions of women out there. Nothing is perfect they say, well my girl from Shandong is P.E.R.F.E.C.T !. An angel in disguise with a heart of goldThe book portrays a true representation of my girl from Shandong. The beginning is a miracle, the rest is just destiny.
Fowl Weather
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 1,340. Language: English. Published: May 30, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Poetry » Canadian Poetry, Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Fowl Weather is hobby farmer Miguel Baines' first poetry collection. Often described as a writer of "easy-to-read poetry", Miguel's work is simple and entertaining, appealing to a wide readership.
Annette Funicello: America's Sweetheart
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 40,430. Language: English. Published: May 29, 2013 by Riverdale Avenue Books. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Celebrity biography
Annette Funicello: America's Sweetheart looks at the life and career of Annette from all angles, all sides, the ups and downs. Stories that are supported by exclusive interviews with fellow performers Carl Gardner (of the group The Coasters), Freddy 'Boom Boom' Cannon, Tommy Sands and songwriter Richard Sherman. Annette has told her story before. But it has never been told this way.
Under The Gun; ‘Experimental Literature Of An Urgent Nature’
Series: UTG. Price: Free! Words: 10,100. Language: English. Published: May 28, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author, Nonfiction » Biography » Biographical anthologies
Welcome to the world of 'Under the Gun', experimental literature from the pontificator at large, b2. Each of the chapters of this book was originally released as installments on the blog ‘b2publishing’. No more than twenty minutes were spent on each episode so that second guessing could not place a burden upon the creative process. - 'dream big, act swiftly' - b2
Adventures in Filmmaking
Price: $8.95 USD. Words: 96,140. Language: English. Published: May 28, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Adventurers & explorers, Nonfiction » Biography » Artists, architects, & photographers
Peter Rowe has made over 200 films and filmed movie stars, exploding nature, wild animals, features, documentaries, television series, politics and pop culture all over the world. He has now told the best, funniest and most entertaining stories of his long career in his book "Adventures in Filmmaking". “A must-read for anyone fascinated by the entertainment industry."-Jeff Willner, Traveledge
Chalk Pits & Cherry Stones
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 63,510. Language: English. Published: May 28, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
(5.00 from 5 reviews)
This is a memoir about growing up in an industrialized riverside area of North Kent in the nineteen forties and fifties. It was a time of food rationing and shortages, air raid warnings and Doodlebugs, cheerful poverty and overcrowding where of necessity the local chalk pits and bomb sites became familiar playgrounds.
15 Minutes: Kris Jenner
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 20. Language: English. Published: May 28, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Comics (nonfictional), Nonfiction » Biography » Celebrity biography
Bluewater Productions continues its '15 Minutes of Fame" line of comics that focuses on the stars of reality television with 15 Minutes of Fame: Kris Jenner. Join writer/artist Michael Troy in a tongue and cheek satirical view of everyone's favorite/least favorite self proclaimed "Momager" and matriarch of the infamous Kardashian Dynasty.
Outlasting the Nazis and Communists: My Life in Vienna and Prague
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 85,400. Language: English. Published: May 28, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » History » European
When Germany invaded Czechoslovakia in 1939, the fate of Paul Vantoch’s Jewish father hung in the balance. The tightly woven chronicle tells the unforgettable tale of how Paul helped his father survive Hitler’s systematic extermination of Jews, and how Paul and his mother escaped the Communists.
Hell In The Heavens
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 45,280. Language: American English. Published: May 27, 2013 by Brighton Publishing LLC. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » History » American
Experience World War II bombing runs in the European Theater through the firsthand real-life account of bomber pilot David Tavel. With additional material contributed by Morton Tavel, MD, this authentic pilot’s eye view of the Great War takes you from pilot training in the U.S. to an air base in Italy, where bombers and fighters team up to take out strategic enemy targets and defeat the Axis.
The Horror... The Horror: An Autobiography
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 29,690. Language: English. Published: May 27, 2013 by Crossroad Press. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Available for the first time, The Horror... The Horror provides a look into the life and mind of author Rick Hautala. From his days as a child in Massachusetts, to his days in college at the University of Maine in Orono, to the early days of his writing career along with Stephen King's involvement, and ultimately to where his life and career stood in 2009, his autobiography is a compelling read.
Mission Abandoned: A Corporate News Blackout, A Life Intersected
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 30,400. Language: English. Published: May 27, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Editors, journalists, & publishers, Nonfiction » History » War
The 2003-2004 journey of Maureen A. Griswold, former Army nurse, former journalist, and sister of a Vietnam War casualty, with corporate and independent U.S. news media regarding the virtually blacked-out story of George W. Bush's own wartime AWOL/desertion. Stark revelations, ironies, and lessons about journalism, U.S. news media, and war emerge and inform.
The Other Hidden Wound: Uncovering the Effect of Patriarchy on the Male Psyche
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 8,550. Language: English. Published: May 27, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Feminism & Feminist Theory, Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
In his 1970 book "The Hidden Wound," Wendell Berry presented the hidden effect of racism on white people. Today Travis Mamone proposes a similar hidden wound--the hidden effect of patriarchy on men. In this e-book, Mamone takes a look at his life and discovers the way patriarchy made him view women as less than human.
A Stretcher Bearer's Story
Price: $1.95 USD. Words: 45,150. Language: British English. Published: May 27, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Military biography
(5.00 from 7 reviews)
A stretcher bearers story details how the Red Cross was formed and why. It highlights heroes from past and present conflicts who helped wounded comrades on the battlefield. The author then describes his role as a stretcher bearer during the Falklands War in 1982 during the battles for Darwin Hill & Goose Green.
Second Spring
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 15,530. Language: English. Published: May 27, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues, Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Hoping not to retire at 60, Ellen buys a house in France with views of the Pyrenees. Living on a shoestring, she describes the day to day dilemmas of life as a second homer, with an aged cat. A picture is painted where spin is not yet King and traditional values linger on in a community close to the earth beneath vibrant skies. An entertaining guide for anyone who shares a similar dream.
Bland Bybor I Västra Rajasthan
Price: Free! Words: 42,110. Language: Swedish. Published: May 26, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir, Nonfiction » Travel » By region
Självbiografisk berättelse om vänskapsrelationer och kulturkrockar i Indien mellan 1977 och 2008. Min kontakt med byliv och växtodling i enkla genuina miljöer, där man klarar sitt vardagsliv genom strävsamt arbete. Med små marginaler och många att försörja. Vad familjerna gör för att säkra sin framtid. Hur samhällsförändringarna påverkar deras tillvaro. Samtal med byborna om deras livssyn.
Beyond the Spotlight: On the Road With Phyllis Diller
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 68,110. Language: English. Published: May 26, 2013 by Wigeon Publishing. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Entertainment » Humor and satire
As Robin Skone-Palmer approached the mansion on Rockingham Avenue, she didn’t know what to expect. “Ask for Phyllis Diller,” the employment agent had said. Curious as much as nervous, she studied the beautiful house. Three-and-a-half hours later, she walked away wondering if she’d just stepped into Alice’s Wonderland. Join Robin as she recalls her days as personal secretary for the comedienne.
Man in a Mud Hut
Series: African Memoir, Book 2. Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 81,170. Language: English. Published: May 26, 2013 by Mosaique Press. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » New Age » Witchcraft and wicca
A true-life memoir from West Africa. The culture shock experienced by a London-based government trouble-shooter when he travels to Africa only deepens when he is hit by tropical fever, mysterious forces and the ramifications of corruption at high level. His gradual coming to terms with Africa opens a window on the colour, vibrancy and richness of rural life in Africa in the 1970s.
ChironTraining Volume 6: 2010
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 73,210. Language: English. Published: May 25, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Social Science » Violence in Society
(5.00 from 1 review)
After seventeen years of dealing with violent criminals and a year as a contractor in Iraq, what's the next step? Time to do something really scary: Start a business. In 2010, Rory goes on the seminar circuit, writes and publishes and, as always, tries to write things out of his head. About teaching, about protection, about the emotional and psychological dimensions of conflict.
Oh Boy, It's Hot!
Price: $4.95 USD. Words: 78,770. Language: English. Published: May 25, 2013 by The von Raesfeld Agency. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
The mid 1970s witnessed huge wealth being amassed from the extraction of oil from deep below the shifting sands of the vast Arabian deserts. The Kingdom of Saudi Arabia underwent an amazing metamorphosis, unparalleled in human history. Chaos ruled! With lily white knees and flapping shorts, Robin Shea appeared in the Red Sea port of Jeddah to stake a claim in the oil boom.