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Out of Whole Cloth: The Life of Bettye Kimbrell
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 70,790. Language: American English. Published: January 6, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Relationships and Family » Motherhood
Abandoned by her mother when 8 years old, married at 13, a mother at 14, Bettye Kimbrell’s steadfast goal was to create good lives for the five children she had with her charming but unfaithful husband. A natural storyteller, Kimbrell vividly relates how she overcame one obstacle after another to raise her family and to achieve unforeseen recognition as a quilter of the highest order.
Empower!
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 57,330. Language: English. Published: January 6, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir, Nonfiction » Inspiration » Personal inspiration
Inspiring stories of Breakthrough, Triumph and Discovery Empower is a unique, collaborative book project that features the individual stories of more than twenty dynamic women who stepped out of their comfort zones and moved toward their own divine purpose. If you have a dream in your heart but keep holding yourself back, this book will inspire you toward instant action.
Sirocco: A French Girl Comes of Age in War-Torn Algeria
Price: $4.95 USD. Words: 87,770. Language: English. Published: January 6, 2014 by Coffeetown Press. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » History » Africa
The Algerian War of Independence begins in 1954, forever changing the lives of the French colonials, including 10-year-old Nanna and her family. The conflict lasts for 8 years, but despite the constant threat of terrorist attacks, Nanna confronts the usual challenges of growing up--helping to raise her spirited siblings, struggling with math, and defying her harsh father by falling in love.
La historia de Sun Tzu
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 79,710. Language: Spanish. Published: January 5, 2014 by LD Books - Lectorum. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography, Nonfiction » History » Asian
La historia de Sun Tzu es su biografia, pero ademas incorpora el espiritu y contenido de El Arte de la Guerra, primer clasico de la ciencia militar del mundo y al mismo tiempo un gran tratado para fomentar la paz. Es una lectura imprescindible para quienes buscan profundizar en el conocimiento de la ciencia militar en el mundo y en la filosofia de Sun Tzu.
Echoes From An Unexamined Life
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 51,760. Language: American English. Published: January 5, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir, Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Inspirational
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Friendship, love, regret, history, reflection...how many lives does it take to save just one? This is the question underlying Echoes From An Unexamined Life, a journey of spiritual humanism concentrated on the existent presence of our mortal lives and the connections we make over a lifetime.
Isabel la Catolica. La mitica reina que forjo una Espana grande y poderosa
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 34,580. Language: Spanish. Published: January 5, 2014 by LD Books - Lectorum. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Royalty biography, Nonfiction » History » European
Isabel I de Castilla fue sin duda la reina más importante de España. Terminó con la inestabilidad política de Castilla, recuperó las tierras ocupadas por los musulmanes y tuvo la intuición de apoyar el arriesgado proyecto de un marino genovés. Este libro es un retrato de su vida.
Diary of a Cornish Fisherman: Newquay, 1962–1967
Price: $3.49 USD. Words: 95,480. Language: British English. Published: January 5, 2014 by The Manuscript Publisher. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Biography » Adventurers & explorers
Life in a Cornish fishing community in 1960s is the subject of this absorbing memoir, told in a style that is warm, engaging, humorous and packed full of incident. A book that will appeal to anyone who has gone to sea or wishes that they had. Generously illustrated, complete with a glossary of nautical and fishing terms, it doesn’t just introduce us to the life of the seafarer; it invites us in.
1913-1916. Служба в банках. Санкт-Петербург. Часть I. Адриан Тимофеев.
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,020. Language: Russian. Published: January 5, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
На Невском проспекте в Санкт-Петербурге в начале XX века были сосредоточены основные банковских и финансовых учреждений Российской Империи. Невский проспект практически представлял собой российский вариант WALL STREET. Я жил, учился и работал на Невском проспекте в течение 15 лет с 1902 по 1916 год. Мне посчастливилось начинать свою банковскую карьеру в крупнейших российских банках на Невском.
A Green Hill Far Away
Price: $5.30 USD. Words: 109,850. Language: British English. Published: January 5, 2014 by Gingernut Books Ltd. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
A Green Hill Far Away is a collection of Joan's earlier memoirs, a delightful and poignant mix harking back to the latter days of the war years. Never self-pitying, the stories have elements that will draw a smile or a tear and sometimes a full belly-laugh.
Un viitor luminos
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 111,170. Language: Romanian. Published: January 5, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » European, Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
Cel de-al Doilea Război Mondial s-a sfârşit dar vieţile ţăranilor din Lupoaia, un sătuc din Transilvania, sunt răvăşite de impunerea unor schimbări draconice şi fără sens de către un nou regim care doreşte să creeze un om nou, pentru o societate nouă. Guvernul totalitar recent instalat ameninţă să elimine familia Flonta, declarându-l pe Pavel, tatăl lui Teodor, chiabur – “duşman al poporului”.
Ernest Miller Hemingway: A Workbook
Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 27,720. Language: English. Published: January 4, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Literary biography, Essay » Author profile
Hemingway’s life, from birth to death and beyond is covered in a unique and divisive format that all who study the book will come away with much knowledge about the man, his life, and his work.
Van Goghs Vrouwen: Tragische Liefdes door Nienke Bos en Liesbeth Heenk
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 11,860. Language: Dutch. Published: January 4, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Artists, Nonfiction » Biography » Artists, architects, & photographers
Van Gogh koesterde altijd het verlangen naar een vrouw bij wie hij liefde en aandacht kon vinden en die hem de geborgenheid van een gezin zou geven. Zij zou ook een belangrijke rol bij zijn kunstenaarschap vervullen. Verschillende vrouwen passeren de revue: een rouwende weduwe, een zwangere prostituee, een labiele buurvrouw en een café eigenaresse. Alle relaties waren tot mislukken gedoemd.
After a Bleeding Brain “Life Goes On”
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 31,560. Language: American English. Published: January 4, 2014 by Brighton Publishing LLC. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir, Nonfiction » Inspiration » Personal inspiration
Andrew Bloom has overcome more obstacles in a few years than most face in a lifetime. As told in his first book, A Bleeding Brain, he suffered three brain aneurisms and risky surgery, leaving him with nerve damage, paralysis, and weakness on his right side. After a Bleeding Brain continues his story, efforts to recover, and insights into how to successfully deal with life-changing disabilities.
Sri Lankan and Zimbabwean Memories
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 62,460. Language: English. Published: January 3, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
The book is a collection of autobiographical reminiscences of the author’s life, mainly in Sri Lanka and Zimbabwe, written in a humorous, satirical style that makes the book interesting reading.It also relates, how in Zimbabwe, the author overcame racial prejudices and formed intimate, lasting friendships with members of the other communities.
Firebrand: Politics, Arson, Perjury, and an Embattled American City in 1912
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 26,900. Language: English. Published: January 3, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Criminals & outlaws, Nonfiction » History » American
In early 1912, the city of Fort Worth, Texas found itself in a firestorm, one that had political, religious, and criminal undertones. At the center of the controversy was a local minister, J. Frank Norris. Determined to make a name for himself, he adopted a sensational approach to preaching. Norris was the predecessor of the all culturally crusading clergymen agitators to come.
Indie Authors Naked
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 44,900. Language: English. Published: January 3, 2014 by IndieReader Publishing. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Editors, journalists, & publishers, Essay » Author profile
Comprised of a series of essays and interviews by indie authors, booksellers and publishers, readers will get a look at the many aspects of the indie community, where publishing professionals of all types come together with the simple goal of creating something unique; something that speaks directly to the reader, no middleman necessary.
Genius of Friendship: T. E. Lawrence
Series: Henry Williamson Collections, Book 15. Price: $3.85 USD. Words: 17,100. Language: English. Published: January 3, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir, Essay » Literature
'Genius of Friendship', long out of print, is a memoir by Henry Williamson recounting his friendship with T. E. Lawrence – ‘Lawrence of Arabia’. This was a friendship chiefly through correspondence, and the memoir quotes extensively from Lawrence’s letters to Williamson, which are both literary and personal in content, and make for fascinating reading.
What's So Great About Walt Disney? A Biography of Walt Disney Just for Kids!
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 8,350. Language: English. Published: January 2, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Artists, architects, & photographers
Walt Disney was a man who had both an incredible artistic talent and a powerful imagination. His career as an artist began when he was just seven years old, living with his family in Marceline, Missouri. You may know his name, but perhaps you've wondered, "What's so great about him?" This book (part of the “What’s So Great About…”) series, gives kids insight into life, times and career of Walt D
Do You Fear Death? and Other Memoirs
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 9,190. Language: English. Published: January 1, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Essay » Literature
Memoirs on life, death, old age, family, travel, writing, and other topics. Includes: "Do You Fear Death?", "New York in the Summer", "It's Been a Long, Strange Trip", "Where You're Meant to Be", "The Cold", "Getting Old: A Journal; Part One: Scary Stuff", "Getting Old: A Journal; Part Two: Good Stuff".
Don't Let Your Dream Business Turn Into a Nightmare: A Cautionary Tale for Would-Be Entrepreneurs
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 40,600. Language: English. Published: January 1, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Starting up, Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
In 2004, Alan Stransman set out to create his dream business, one of the first day spas in the world for men, by raising money from investors. The result was a classic confrontation between a visionary entrepreneur and hard-headed investors - a recipe for sheer disaster. Hilarious and heartbreaking, "Don't Let Your Dream Business Turn Into a Nightmare" is a must read for would-be entrepreneurs