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Midnight Train to Siberia
Price: $5.50 USD. Words: 34,440. Language: English. Published: September 17, 2014 by Mereo Books. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography, Nonfiction » History » War
One freezing February night in 1940, Alicja Goral, her parents and siblings were dragged from their home and forced to board a cattle train to be transported over a thousand miles to the wastes of Siberia. They were just one of many thousands of Polish families sent to labour camps by Stalin and his NKVD after the Soviets seized their country at the outbreak of WWII. Alicja now 89 tells her story.
G.M.O. General Medical Officer
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 71,920. Language: English. Published: September 16, 2014 by Prominent Books, LLC. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
G.M.O. represents a humorous but actual account about life in military medicine in the post Vietnam era in the United States. All of the situations occur within the confines of military installations that treats active duty military personnel, dependents of these personnel, and military retirees.
Becoming Mrs. Rogers: Learning to Live the Fragile X Way
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 64,720. Language: English. Published: September 15, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir, Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Children’s health
Becoming Mrs. Rogers is the true and heart-felt story of one couple's journey into acceptance following a devastating genetic diagnosis for both of their sons. Their story, its highs and lows entwined with its wisdom and compassion, has become a beacon of hope for thousands of families struggling with fragile X and other autism spectrum disorders.
"Bouter En Avant!" Full Speed Ahead with JULIA CHILD, a mémoire of friendship
Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 25,960. Language: English. Published: September 15, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Biography » Celebrity biography
Bouter En Avant! Full Speed Ahead, takes you behind the scenes, into JULIA CHILD’s off-screen adventures, depicting Julia’s dedication—beyond her life’s work of saving America from demise by frozen TV-dinners—to striding ever-forward with gusto for life and for creating with family and friends, “real little families” through gastronomy. Savor the extraordinary force for making all things better
Variety Box Set - 3 Non-Fiction Books
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 85,480. Language: English. Published: September 15, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Cancer
This Box Set contains my three non-fiction books: The Way It Was - my parents’ autobiography, outlining what life was like in the nineteen twenties and thirties. My Health, My Way - my journey from stage four Cancer in 1997 to good health. Huna: Your Power Tool For The Twenty-First Century - About the ancient Hawaiian Kahunas and their ‘magic’.
Camp Fire Girls A Memoir of The History in New York State
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 5,690. Language: English. Published: September 14, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Woman biographies, Nonfiction » Social Science » Women's studies
The Camp Fire Girls is an organization that offers young women a chance to excel and learn without the pressure of competition. My book also appreciates the different county chapters in New York. Each has benefited the Camp Fire Girls nationally. Eliza Laub became the first president of the Buffalo Camp Fire Girls Council. She is among the many leaders and members that I have profiled in my ebook.
"Dear Darling Loulie"
Series: Genealogy, Book 2 · Continuing Education, Book 6. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 56,920. Language: English. Published: September 14, 2014 by Broomhandle Books. Categories: Nonfiction » History » American, Nonfiction » Biography » Military biography
The letters of Cordelia Lewis Scales depict the life and general morale of the civilian population in Mississippi before, during and after the War between the States. Special attention is paid to research into the life and service of Dabney Minor Scales, who served as a second lieutenant on the Shenandoah, the most important and famous ship of the Confederate Navy.
The “Gold Special” Train Robbery: Deadly Crimes of the D’Autremont Brothers
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 11,210. Language: English. Published: September 14, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » True Crime » Wild west, Nonfiction » Biography » Criminals & outlaws
From award winning criminologist R. Barri Flowers and the bestselling author of Murder of the Banker’s Daughter and Murder at the Pencil Factory, comes a powerful new historical true crime short, The “Gold Special” Train Robbery: Deadly Crimes of the D’Autremont Brothers.
Mother Teresa (A Brief Biography)
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,250. Language: English. Published: September 11, 2014 by Mahesh Dutt Sharma. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Social scientists & psychologists, Nonfiction » Biography » People of color
Mother Teresa was able to start an open air school and established a home for the destitute who were dying unattended in the city. For this, she was able to convince the city authorities to donate her dilapidated building.
The People Under the House
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 107,040. Language: English. Published: September 10, 2014 by Second Wind. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography
(4.00 from 1 review)
Very few escaped the death camps of Nazi Germany. Of those who survived, nearly all had been successfully hidden by friends. A handful had no such friends and co-conspirators, but managed to stay alive through a rare combination of wits, intuition and luck. Werner Hellman was one of the latter. This is their story, completed by Dene after Werner’s death.
Two Dogs And A Suitcase: Clueless In Charente
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 55,870. Language: English. Published: September 10, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Relationships and Family » Parenting / stepparenting
(5.00 from 1 review)
"Take two dogs, an expat family and eventually some other animals, facing all that France can throw at them, and you have another brutally honest episode in Sarah Jane's travel stories!" French exploits as we endeavour to rebuild our lives in another new country, after spending four and half years in Australia.
This Force of Memory: a Surgeon's Story of Addiction and PTSD
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 71,470. Language: English. Published: September 10, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir, Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Mental health
This Force of Memory chronicles the spiral of a surgeon into PTSD and eventual addiction. It is a memoir of a physician who becomes an addict after experiencing the horrors of medical error first hand. It is the memoir of a surgeon who discovers a healing mechanism quite removed from the operating room.
Journals and Letters of Mother Theodore Guerin
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 161,350. Language: English. Published: September 9, 2014 by Sisters of Providence of Saint Mary-of-the-Woods. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Religious biography, Nonfiction » History » North America
Saint Mother Theodore Guerin (Saint Theodora) came from France in 1840 to found the Sisters of Providence of Saint Mary-of-the-Woods, Indiana. A prolific letter-writer and colorful journalist, Guerin comes to life through her writings as an American pioneer, educator, businesswoman and leader. Originally printed in 1937, the new digital edition includes color photographs and a new foreword.
I am Akbar Agha
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 63,760. Language: English. Published: September 9, 2014 by First Draft Publishing. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » History » Contemporary political
Akbar Agha’s memoir tells a story of war, friendship and political intrigue. The story starts in the trials of the 1980s jihad. Akbar Agha offers a sometimes-critical account of the post-1994 Taliban administration and reveals his role in the Jaish-e Muslimeen opposition group post-2001. He ends with an analysis of the problems afflicting Afghanistan and a vision for its political future.
Hoi Pap
Price: $3.98 USD. Words: 56,580. Language: Dutch. Published: September 9, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
A father and a marriage. A marriage that is driven for years by mutual tensions. Tensions he unconsciously ignore or brush aside. Tensions that he does not want to see because it gives too much to his children. When his wife decides her life to a great extent to devote to spirituality, reiki and she pays more attention to her own mother and her husband, he takes a drastic decision. Divorce i
Arthur the Red River Man
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 29,670. Language: English. Published: September 8, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Other biographies, Nonfiction » Biography » Other biographies
(4.00 from 1 review)
A semi-biography of Arthur Racine; a cajun man who grew up on the Bayous of Louisiana amid the colorful culture and folk tales of the Indians battling swamp monsters. A way of life that was dangerous and also peaceful where family came first and good fresh food from the Bayou was a necessity to survival.
Absence
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 3,120. Language: English. Published: September 8, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
What does neglect bear? In free verse, J. Mbonisi describes a childhood of neglect and its far-reaching tentacles into adulthood. Absence is a thought-provoking memoir about coping and functioning in neglect's aftermath uniquely relayed through verse.
Jihad Hobb
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 37,030. Language: Spanish. Published: September 8, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Jihad Amor es una novela romántica que vacila entre un relato de amor, de costumbres y tradiciones de un pueblo que sufrió una guerra atroz y que, a pesar de ello, siguió unido a la generosidad y a la conservación de sus creencias y elegantes actitudes y modalidades.
Fallen Medicine A nurse's dark journey through PTSD, drug abuse and sexual addiction
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 58,450. Language: English. Published: September 8, 2014 by Graham Publishing Group. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Medicine
The Emergency Room is part war zone, part insane asylum, and not all of the victims are patients delivered by red lights and sirens. Sarah Jones is one of the best ER nurses in the business. Tragedy and mayhem are daily occurrences in her world; shootings, stabbings, motorcycle accidents, spousal beatings, heart attacks; she sees it all. So are split second decisions and life-saving procedures.
10 Sports Scandals That Rocked the Game
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 15,150. Language: English. Published: September 8, 2014 by BookCaps. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Sports biography
Athletes…they become like heroes. We read about them; talk about them; look up to them…but sometimes heroes let us down. And when they let us down they can change the game. This book looks at ten of the biggest profiles of all time.