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The "Dust Bowl" Era Bank Robbers, Vol I: Bonnie & Clyde
Price: $5.00 USD. Words: 18,940. Language: English. Published: July 14, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Criminals & outlaws
Bonnie & Clyde were dealt a bad hand in the beginning and unlike many other people who took new cards hoping for a better one, they decided to play theirs out. Both of them foresaw that the road would get dimmer and dimmer as time went on and their end was going to be a bad one. And whether from courage or false hope, they played their cards out to the end.
The "Dust Bowl" Era Bank Robbers, Vol III: "Baby Face" Nelson
Price: $3.00 USD. Words: 11,660. Language: English. Published: July 14, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Criminals & outlaws
“Baby Face” Nelson was the quintessential “Dust Bowl” era gangster. He killed “at the drop of a hat” and wasn’t ever afraid to shoot it out toe-to-toe with the law. was was the only "Dust Bowl" era gangster to engage the FBI toe-to-toe in his last fight and go out in a blaze of glory like the “Roaring Twenties” gangsters of the Hollywood movies, spitting lead from a Thompson submachine gun.
Spanish Yarns and Beyond
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 8,760. Language: English. Published: July 14, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues, Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
In this compilation of nine vignettes, Gary Troia shares his adventures and memories from his sojourn in Spain. Whether it’s being stranded on a Spanish motorway, attempting to order a full English breakfast in Bilbao, or adopting a feral cat from outside a shop, he offers a wry look at “being abroad.”
Andrew's Angels: A Volunteer's Story of Hurricane Andrew
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 69,330. Language: English. Published: July 13, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » History » American
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Hurricane Andrew struck South Florida in August 1992. At the time, it was the most destructive hurricane in U.S. history. Nancy Pelletier was one of many Red Cross volunteers who felt called to do whatever they could to ease the suffering. This is the moving story of the horrendous destruction she witnessed, the grateful people she aided, and the lifelong friends she made. With photos.
The Medical Detectives: Cases from the Original CSI Investigators
Price: Free! Words: 68,600. Language: English. Published: July 13, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » True Crime » General crimes, Nonfiction » Biography » Criminals & outlaws
This award-winning book was the first book on CSI or forensic medicine written for the layman. It includes hundreds of fascinating cases along with interviews (and their best cases) of the major forensic pathologists such as Dr. Milton Helpern, Dr. Michael Baden and Dr. Cyril Wecht.
A Lifetime In Medicine
Price: $9.95 USD. Words: 69,840. Language: American English. Published: July 13, 2013 by G and J Publishing. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir, Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
In this memoir, Dr. Al Roberts, who entered medical school in 1950, tells the story of his own development as a physician against the backdrop of the dramatic changes in medicine since the mid-twentieth century, with echoes as far back as the 20`s gleaned from his physician-father`s career.
A Bricklayer's Tales
Series: The Ray Dennis Series, Book 1. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 17,200. Language: English. Published: July 12, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir, Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
A collection of ten tales that include: Angel Dust, the peculiar story of a man whose new life in America leads to conversations with Ancient Greek philosophers. Mrs McClintock, an absurd farce in which a Glaswegian couple retire to Spain, and A Bricklayer's Tale, the story of a disillusioned, alcoholic bricklayer.
Growing Up After Fifty
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 52,170. Language: English. Published: July 12, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Self-improvement » Motivation and inspiration
Has a career of great accomplishment left you unfulfilled? Growing Up After Fifty is the story about an honorable man who always played by the rules, and by doing so, expected happiness and satisfaction to come naturally. When it didn't, he went on an inner journey to find out what would.
My Journey With Meniere's Disease
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 22,030. Language: English. Published: July 11, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Diseases
A personal story about Meniere's disease including diagnosis, treatment and ultimately living with hearing loss. A must read for Meniere's patients and their caregivers.
Price: $2.49 USD. Words: 1,860. Language: Chinese (simplified). Published: July 11, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
苇明,原名为阙伟明,出生于中国江苏常州。1978年考入南京大学。1982年考取CUSPEA项目赴美国攻读博士。1986年转加拿大Simon Fraser University物理系做博士后。1988年,回北京大学物理系工作,为CUSPEA项目学者中第一个学成回国的。1989年,又因春夏之交的重大事件而重返加拿大,并和以前就认识的魁北克法裔姑娘结婚。去世前,在多伦多大学和Ryerson大学任教授,为加拿大注册医学物理学家。从中学起,他就是作文好手,赴美后也笔耕不断,发表过许多诗歌,小说,散文,政论和时评。苇明于2005年不幸离世,编者愿以本书作永远的纪念。 ISBN:9781301261284
La cattedrale di Chartres, Gaudí e la Sagrada Família
Price: $3.00 USD. Words: 7,860. Language: Italian. Published: July 10, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Architecture, Nonfiction » Biography » Artists, architects, & photographers
NotreDame di Chartres e la Sagrada Família di Barcellona rappresentano due pietre miliari dell'architettura e dell'umanità, legate tra loro, nonostrante i sei secoli che le separano, da una stretta relazione. Entrambi i monumenti racchiudono un profondo messaggio che può rimanere nascosto a un turista superificiale, ma che persone esperte che ne sappiano comprendere il linguaggio possono decifrar.
Poet Under a Soldier's Hat
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 98,680. Language: English. Published: July 10, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography
An historical biography of a British Officer during the last years of the Raj.
Portsmouth Square Stories: Tales of A San Francisco Childhood
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 64,060. Language: American English. Published: July 10, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Essay » Literature
A bricolage of childhood stories circa 1950 San Francisco. The nabe center is Portsmouth Square: beatniks, writers, Irish hookers, Negro evangelicals, WW II vets, cops, and Chinese families gather to sun and protect the sacredness of childhood as urban Tom Sawyers race cable cars uphill, catch crabs on the bayside, pick raspberries at Coit Tower, feed leaping sea lions, and such like mischief.
The Kindest People: Be Excellent to Each Other (Volume 3)
Series: The Kindest People: Be Excellent to Each Other, Book 3. Price: Free! Words: 82,600. Language: English. Published: July 9, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Celebrity biography, Nonfiction » Inspiration » Personal inspiration
This book contains 250 stories of good deeds, including this one: Someone who posted anonymously on wrote about a man who may have been homeless who came into a truck stop and asked a waitress whether 38 cents was enough to buy a cup of coffee. She replied, “Of course. Have a seat.” The real price of a cup of coffee at the truck stop was 50 cents.
Aluca la Femme du Ténor
Price: $9.90 USD. Words: 58,500. Language: French. Published: July 9, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Music » Opera
Aluca nous dépeint le magnifique univers artistique de l’Opéra, à travers les incessants voyages entre l’Europe et les Etats-Unis, en quête de la consécration du public, tout en nous révélant l’inexorable détresse d’un couple qui se déchire, malgré ce grand amour, et qui va les pousser à se séparer, dans une souffrance partagée.
My Wild Ride: The Untamed Life of a Girl with No Self-esteem
Price: $3.97 USD. Words: 119,900. Language: English. Published: July 8, 2013 by All Star Press. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Sports biography, Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Equestrian
"I am the daughter of the town drunks in a small town in upstate New York and this is my story. Life started off well enough. In the beginning there wasn’t even a hint of the chaos that would eventually swallow us all." My Wild Ride is the life story of Susan Bump, which is ultimately a story of triumph. The former California trainer overcame a severely dysfunctional family to...
“0”Fearless entire series bonus book TellMeVision including book covers from whole series
Price: $6.00 USD. Words: 75,060. Language: English. Published: July 8, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Adventure » Action, Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Johnny Walker Knight comes to completely destroyed in a fanatic Christian influenced homeless shelter and the only thing he has to save himself is watching old reruns of the 1960’s Batman episodes starring Adam West. The night before his whole world, of being with his girlfriend working a normal minimum wage paying job, and occasional recreational drug use, was changed.
Buffalo Bill's Wild West
You set the price! Words: 5,960. Language: English. Published: July 8, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Adventurers & explorers, Nonfiction » History » Modern / 19th Century
From the Autobiography and Monologue of the Honorable William F. Cody, aka. Buffalo Bill and his amazing Wild West Show comes this great story of the true life adventures of buffalo bill, See how he grow up and experience one of his wild west shows first hand.
The Life of Dr. Seuss: A Biography of Theodor Seuss Geisel Just for Kids!
Series: Unofficial Biographies, Book 13. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 9,990. Language: English. Published: July 8, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Literary biography
He was one of the most brilliant men in the world. His books inspired millions of lives. But who was he really? This book, just for kids, will look at his childhood, education, marriage and work to see what made him who he was! KidLit-o is a leading electronic publisher in children’s books; each month, it publishes several history, science and language arts books.
Hell on Wheels: The Incredible Story of Rookie Roller Derby Queen Cindy McCoy
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 18,420. Language: English. Published: July 7, 2013 by Short on Time Books. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Sports biography, Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Roller & In-Line Skating
This captivating biography reveals the details of sports legend, Cindy McCoy's inspirational life story. She was voted Roller Game Rookie of the Year and Roller Game Queen of the Year, an honor that was never repeated.