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The Patriotic Art by Martin Rickerd
Price: $5.50 USD. Words: 126,870. Language: English. Published: May 3, 2013 by Memoirs Publishing. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir, Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs(4.00 from 1 review)
The FCO gave Martin Rickerd a fascinating career, which took him to some wonderful parts of the world – and some less wonderful, but they too were immensely interesting and memorable. No retired member of the Diplomatic Service can claim to have been entirely happy about everything throughout their career. But neither can they say they did not enjoy some marvellous benefits in terms of experience.
Gewetenlose Strate - Lewe in die Apartheid Polisie by Jacobus Kotze
Series: The Mean Streets, Book 4. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 188,400. Language: Afrikaans. Published: May 2, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Law enforcement, Nonfiction » Biography » Military biography
Hierdie boek is nie jou gewone "troepie" boek nie maar 'n seldsame blik op die lewe in die Suid Afrikaanse Polisie Mag in die vyf jaar voor mnr Nelson Mandela vrygelaat is in Suid-Afrika. Die Suid Afrikaanse Polisie was toe een van die mees gevreesde polisiemagte in die wêreld en met rede ook. Dit vertel die verhaal van 'n jong straat polisieman wat sy pad vind op die gewetenlose strate.
A Warrior Returns by Ken Shaw
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,660. Language: English. Published: May 2, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Psychologically damaged by the brutal effects of two world wars, a family is made homeless in 1950 through a breach of his trust by the father’s sibling. Forced to move out of London into a dilapidated cottage tied to a demeaning job in a village foundry, the father remains pursued by ghosts that have haunted him ever since his wartime exploits. Then something inexplicably brutal occurs...
Mind The wee Places Nurse. by Mary Helen Gill
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 13,380. Language: English. Published: May 2, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
An interesting read,with a touch of humour,and an insight into what it was like to be a nurse in the Forties. This is a true story told from the Author's own experience. Should not be missed in particular by those who want to be a nurse.
We Had Such a Lovely Time.... by Elizabeth Patterson
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 21,100. Language: English. Published: May 1, 2013 by David Patterson. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
This is the journal that Dr. Roy Izlar and his wife Camille Izlar during their first year of marriage, 1916-1917. This is a fascinating, if brief, original source from a newly-wed southern couple in the early decades of the 20th Century.
Annette Estrada and Alfred A. Estrada: Their Stories by Richard Estrada
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 27,030. Language: English. Published: May 1, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography
This book contains the individual biographies of Annette Estrada and Alfred A. Estrada. They were typical of Americans who had successful lives in the twentieth century. Although they weren’t celebrities or famous, their lives were interesting and dramatic nevertheless.
Lying on the Ground Looking Up by Richard Charron
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 44,790. Language: English. Published: April 30, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Inspiration » Personal inspiration(5.00 from 1 review)
A story of thirty years of drug and alcohol abuse while simultaneously managing a successful career and raising a family. Richard strives to balance the road to success with his insatiable need to medicate himself with the use of alcohol and prescription drugs. Ultimately the devils catch up with him and he is forced to deal with the reality he is a hopeless drunk, proving there is hope for all.
Emprendedor de vidas by Evandro Landa, Sr
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 30,310. Language: Spanish. Published: April 30, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Autor descubre la enfermedad a los 15 años en Eyes Hace 6 cirugías de trasplante de córnea Supera 15 cirugias , hace 2 tiendas nivel elevado donación en vida, viudo 2 niños de 15 a 17 años en la universidad federal Forma 15 empleados en universidad otra mejorar la vidas. Campaña causa filantrópica. Pero la traición se convierte en rutina en la vida surge lo inesperado. Lea cuidadosamente
After the Gun III - the anatomy of a toothache by B 2
Series: UTG. Price: Free! Words: 830. Language: English. Published: April 29, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author, Nonfiction » Biography » Biographical anthologies
You are about to be exposed to a heaping helping of the cereal anthology known as ‘After the Gun’. Do not be alarmed if you feel different after reading this. It is not necessarily the words, but more that passage of time that inspires us to change, as well as causing extremely long hairs to begin growing out of our ears. – b2
My Journey to Kilis by Abdullah Firoze
Price: Free! Words: 28,950. Language: English. Published: April 29, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Physicians & medical professionals, Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
My Journey to Kilis follows a medical student from Qatar as he sets out to work with Syrian refugees for three weeks. It is a journal-styled piece of work that tries to explores the plight of Syrian victims in Kilis, Turkey. It is interspersed with emotions like sorrow and humor as it tries to tell the story from the point of view of a medical student, humanitarian and a human rights advocate.
Jodi Arias, "Psycho" Killer?: A Short Biography and Psychological Analysis by Tamworth Grice
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 8,180. Language: English. Published: April 29, 2013 by KAW Publishing. Categories: Nonfiction » True Crime » Murder, Nonfiction » Biography » Criminals & outlaws
Jodi Arias is accused of the premeditated murder of Travis Alexander by stabbing, throat-slitting, and shooting. But could she really be such a monster? And was the crime committed during a re-enactment of the shower-scene knife murder from the movie "Psycho"? This book is approx 6000 words--perfect for reading on your e-device! The best account of the Arias trial by an expert true-crime writer.
Portait of an Artist as a Young Improviser by Armen Nalbandian
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 26,520. Language: English. Published: April 29, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Music » Jazz, Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
A look inside Armen Nalbandian's thought process as he created his classic album: Manchester Born and his performances throughout this time period. This book contains essays and entries written by Nalbandian from 2006-2007. Included are listening guideposts and footnotes looking back on the process. A must read for fans of Jazz and improvised music!
Dumb Fire Trucks by Theresa Piacentini Smith
Price: $3.00 USD. Words: 18,940. Language: English. Published: April 29, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir, Nonfiction » Parenting » Childhood development
Laugh or cry your way through the loaded memoire of Theresa Piacentini Smith, an American wife, mother, entrepreneur, airline ramp serviceman, home chef, swimmer, seafood sales lady and writer.
On the Road: Contributions to the Weekly Dispatch, 1920-1921 by Henry Williamson
Series: Henry Williamson Collections, Book 6. Price: $3.85 USD. Words: 23,540. Language: English. Published: April 29, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Transportation » Automotive / Antique & Classic, Nonfiction » Biography » Environmentalists & naturalists
These articles represent the very earliest published writings of Henry Williamson, appearing in the Weekly Dispatch between July 1920 and January 1921 during his short-lived Fleet Street career. They include ‘The Country Week’ (short nature sketches) and ‘On the Road’ (a weekly column on light cars that offered occasionally somewhat dubious advice!).
Indian Summer Notebook: A Writer's Miscellany by Henry Williamson
Series: Henry Williamson Collections, Book 10. Price: $5.50 USD. Words: 34,710. Language: English. Published: April 29, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Environmentalists & naturalists
A selection of Williamson's work from different sources. The theme is one of people, places and events which had a far-reaching effect on Henry's life – his schooldays; the Christmas truce on the Western Front in 1914 (at which he was present); his Norfolk farm; North Devon; and significant essays on the Victorian nature writer Richard Jefferies and the poet Francis Thompson.
Atlantic Tales: Contributions to The Atlantic Monthly, 1927-1947 by Henry Williamson
Series: Henry Williamson Collections, Book 7. Price: $5.50 USD. Words: 98,520. Language: English. Published: April 29, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Environmentalists & naturalists
Henry Williamson's occasional contributions to the prestigious American literary magazine Atlantic Monthly are collected here for the first time: nature sketches, short stories and tales of his later experiences when farming in North Norfolk during the late 1930s and early 1940s. Central to the collection is 'Salar the Salmon', a condensed version of Williamson's best-selling 1935 novel.
A Deeper Shade of Red by Mark Nevin
Price: $1.49 USD. Words: 95,370. Language: British English. Published: April 29, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Football & rugby, Nonfiction » Biography » Sports biography
Manchester United fan Mark was born to Liverpool-supporting parents and went to school a stone's throw from the Merseyside boundary. A Deeper Shade of Red is the of two clubs that grew up close together with very different values: differences that remain as pronounced now as ever. It's set within a footballing battleground, and Mark Nevin was right among the enemy bullets.
In Florida with Fulbright by Attila Csontos
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 80,510. Language: English. Published: April 29, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » Student life
This book reveals how I had the opportunity to go to Florida, what experiences I lived through and what my thoughts and feelings are about those two years after I returned home. I draw parallels between life in the USA and Hungary in regards to its people. I compare the differences between the experiences that I had during my years of higher education and philosophy of life in general.
After the Gun II - prioritized harmonics by B 2
Series: UTG. Price: Free! Words: 1,050. Language: English. Published: April 28, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author, Nonfiction » Biography » Biographical anthologies
Prepare yourself to dive into the second episode of the cereal anthology known as ‘After the Gun’. Breathe in, breath out, make sure and collect your belongings from the seat back pocket. The road to Valhalla is paved with brave misconceptions. Move past the current patterns, push yourself capriciously, and make sure to release the parking brake- b2