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Tent Boxer
By Roy Maloy
Price: $4.95 USD. Words: 51,810. Language: English. Published: September 12, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography
Tent Boxer, narrates the life story of Kevin Leigh; an orphan turned Jimmy Shamran's prize fighter in the Australian agricultural show circuit in the 1950's as he discovers his heart's only true love. His epic romance with the striptease-tent owner's daughter spans decades to show the endurance of love. Embellished biographical
Writing Your Family Legacy
By Linda Weaver Clarke
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 7,850. Language: English. Published: September 10, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
It’s important to teach our children their heritage. Who are your ancestors? What were their traditions? Each of us has a story from our ancestors or even our own story to tell. If these stories are unwritten, then how are your children going to know of their parentage? It’s up to us to write these experiences down. Make your ancestors come alive on paper.
Syrup Sandwich: a life of measured progression
By Devlon Waddell
Price: $5.95 USD. Words: 15,020. Language: English. Published: September 10, 2011 by dewdrop collective Publishing LLC. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
A collection of captions chronicling the everyday existence of a creative life in process.
Animals Don't Blush
By David R. Gross
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 86,320. Language: English. Published: September 10, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
The confluence of the Yellowstone and Missouri Rivers is a region of the USA steeped in the history of the northern upper plains nomadic tribes, fur traders and the mountain men. I joined a veterinary practice there in 1960, directly out of veterinary school. These are the stories of the people and animals I encountered.
One Migrant Experience
By Martin Kari
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 23,040. Language: English. Published: September 9, 2011 by Raider Publishing International. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
(5.00 from 1 review)
By Martin Kari
Travelleres among the stars. Family Chronicles
By Esther Cobler
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 32,460. Language: Russian. Published: September 9, 2011 by izdat-knigu.ru. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography
Сборник новелл, в которых заложено желание осмыслить жизнь и историю семьи на фоне сложной истории России ХХ века. Collection of short stories written with the desire to understand life and family history on the background of the complex history of Russia of the twentieth century.
Face Off Against A Tycoon
By danilo pacaña
Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 53,650. Language: English. Published: September 9, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Law » Tax law
(4.00 from 1 review)
This is a true to life story…an epic battle between David and Goliath in the modern era….the first and only book on Corporate Whistleblowing in the Phils. today. At the prime of his banking career, he was “eyes and ears” of a highly powerful tycoon, Lucio Tan, who is currently the world’s 512th billionaire and 2nd richest in the country. He uncovered a multi-bi
Until the Wheels Fall Off
By Robert Norman
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 117,220. Language: English. Published: September 8, 2011 by Brighton Publishing LLC. Category: Nonfiction » History » American
A group of young men form a motorcycle club. Vowing to remain together “until the wheels fall off” the Wheel Lords Motorcycle Club adopts the street chopper counterculture lifestyle and the freedom of the open road, as they ride and party with the Hells Angels and Unforgiven Sinners. Told from the perspective of one club member, this is the story of California chopper riders in the 70s.
Taking the Sea: Perilous Waters, Sunken Ships, and the True Story of the Legendary Wrecker Captains
By Dennis Powers
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 106,390. Language: English. Published: September 6, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Transportation » Ocean transport
This book showcases the heart-beating salvages and “wondrous death-defying finales” (Kirkus Reviews) by the important wreckers. Readers will see how innovation marched to change the maritime world, and as the most acclaimed wrecker, Captain T.P.H. Whitelaw, observed: “A terrible, always hungry monster, with long white teeth is the sea. A smiling witch one day—a monster the next.”
The Simple Guide To Taylor Swift
By Chris Scott
Series: The Simple Guide To. Price: $1.49 USD. Words: 3,260. Language: English. Published: September 6, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Biography
Taylor Swift, America's country cutie, three albums, movie roles and her own perfume and still in her early twenties. We think these artist are just lucky, in the right place at the right time, learn a little about how Taylor sang karaoke, performed at festivals and fairs and made trips to Nashville all in her search for a career doing something she loved, singing. You can too.
My Only Crime Was Being Born, Volume 2
By Jeffrey Weber
Series: My Only Crime Was Being Born, an autobiography, Volume 2. Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 134,710. Language: English. Published: September 6, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Volume 2 continues the adventures of Jeffee as he bravely does battle with a world he was never cut out for. Volume 2 focuses mainly on the strange and unusual adventures Jeffee had in the land of work. You will read about many strange (and bad) adventures I had as I entered the work force. The strangest "job" I ever had was my time in the Army starting with getting drafted - amazing!
Miracles and Fate on 78: A 9/11 Story of Inspiration
By Ari Schonbrun
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 29,210. Language: English. Published: September 6, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography
A gripping, inspiring first-hand account of the miracles and fate that allowed Ari Schonbrun to make it out from the 78th floor of the World Trade Center on 9/11 – a story of courage, heroism, and rebirth in the wake of the greatest attack on America in the 21st century. A truly unforgettable story of hope that will force the reader to re-examine what matters most in life.
A Passionate Sisterhood
By Kathleen Jones
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 133,710. Language: English. Published: September 5, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Literary biography
The relationships of the Lake Poets, Wordsworth, Coleridge and Southey have become a romantic literary myth. The letters and journals of their sisters, wives and daughters form the basis for this illuminating new account of their interconnected lives - their passionate attachments, petty jealousies, and deaths of children - and contribute to a greater understanding of the poets.
The Simple Guide To Eminem
By Chris Scott
Series: The Simple Guide To. Price: Free! Words: 3,240. Language: English. Published: September 5, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Celebrity biography
Eminem is one of the most talented artists of the last 15 years. The Simple Guide looks at his tough childhood, his early years doing Rap Battles and his move into the big time with his collaboration with Dr Dre. Marshall has had many ups and downs and we share these with you. If you are looking for an easy to read book on the life of Eminem, this is the book for you.
Safe at Last: Refugees in America
By Don Miller
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 81,550. Language: English. Published: September 4, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » History » Contemporary political
Clinical Psychologist Dr. Don Miller has interviewed over 2,000 refugees who escaped from danger from seven different countries. This is a book of their stories. Most of them went through incredible suffering and hardship in their native countries and on their way to America. This included ethnic cleansing, starvation, torture, beatings and long periods of incarceration.
Only I Can Define Me: Releasing Shame and Growing Into My Adult Self
By Dena Sisk Foman
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 81,220. Language: English. Published: September 4, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Ms. Foman's memior discusses the price to be paid for unlearning everything that she was taught as a child when she made the decision to leave a family that suffered generations of mental illness and addictions. Ms. Foman quit high school, got pregnant as a teenager and found the strength to enter law school even as a welfare mother.
The Archduke's Secret Family
By Daniel Willis
Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 14,360. Language: English. Published: September 3, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Royalty biography
He defied an Emperor to be with her. She found the love she had been seeking in his arms. Their passion would ignite the imagination of an Empire. It sounds like a promotion for the latest romance novel, but this story is no work of fiction.
Dutch Schultz
By Nate Hendley
Series: Gangsters, Book 2. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 30,300. Language: English. Published: September 2, 2011 by Five Rivers Publishing info@5rivers.org. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography
One of crime’s most colourful and idiosyncratic leaders is examined in crime writer Nate Hendley’s fast-paced book. A treat for fans of true-crime and bizarre mob stories. Nate Hendley brings to the lexicon of gangster profiles a meticulously researched, very human examination of this legendary figure.
Dorothea Harfield's Banjer, The Ding Dong Clocks, & Her Love of God
By Robert Chapin
Price: Free! Words: 2,650. Language: English. Published: September 1, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
(5.00 from 1 review)
Dorothea's family from the hills of North Carolina were loggers and followed work to New England. She was not the prettiest of girls but had an inner quality which touched my heart. She was a true Christian and lived her life because of her "Love of God" Without reading a note of music and with her old banjo, broke into "Foggy Mountain Breakdown" by Earl Scruggs. Read on...
The Smuggling Life of Gabriel Tomkins
By Kent Barker
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 14,590. Language: English. Published: September 1, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography
Gabriel Tomkins was a smuggler … and a customs officer! This is his extraordinary story spanning the first half of the 18th century in which he rode with the notorious Hawkhurst gang, led the Mayfield smugglers, was shot, arrested, jailed, transported and finally hanged in Bedford in 1750.