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A Dangerously Unconventional View of Canada
Price: Free! Words: 5,320. Language: English. Published: June 12, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Adventurers & explorers, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Biography
A Canadian who is skeptical of modern day Canada? It can't be; everybody loves Canada. If you are interested in an opinion that differs from what you see on TV, and hear on the radio or in trendy chat, join me for this interview where I ask Meg, a real-life heroine, adventurer and misfit, questions about life in Canada.
I Swear By Almighty G-G-G-God
Price: $4.00 USD. Words: 81,800. Language: English. Published: June 12, 2017 by Mereo Books. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
Nick Clements became his criminal father's worst nightmare by becoming a mould-breaking young copper. This is the story of how it happened, rich with humour and horror, danger and excitement. Above all, the memoir tells of a young man's determination to escape his past and prove himself as a fearless representative of the law.
Putin - The Reign of Vladimir Putin: An Unauthorized Biography
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 8,140. Language: English. Published: June 11, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Presidents & heads of state, Nonfiction » Biography » Political biography
In the West, politicians and journalists of all stripes have referred to Russian President Vladimir Putin as a "thug", a "tyrant", a "murderer", a "Communist", a "Nazi", the next "Hitler" and more. This is the book to read if you want to understand how Vladimir Putin sees the world and why he has become one of the gravest threats to American security.
Louis Pioggi New York City Gang Leader
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 3,080. Language: English. Published: June 10, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Criminals & outlaws, Nonfiction » True Crime » Organized crime
The assassinations of Max Zweifach aka Kid Twist and Sam Tietch aka "Cyclone Louis" prompted a manhunt for Louis Pioggi aka Louis the Lump. A short man with dark brown hair and eyes, Pioggi was a young thug. He rose to the top of Paul Kelly's infamous Five Points band. In an era of dives haunted by gangsters in Chinatown, Coney Island, Brooklyn and Manhattan, police pursued Pioggi to Connecticut.
Сюжет в центре. Станислав Хабаров.
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 42,130. Language: Russian. Published: June 9, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
Это рассказ о космической отрасли, о начале эры космонавтики. До запуска первого спутника в Лихоборах молодые инженеры разрабатывают первые космические системы. Без опыта, которого тогда ещё ни у кого не было, на голом энтузиазме они по своей сути сотворили исторический прецедент.
Unexpected America
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 51,550. Language: English. Published: June 8, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Woman biographies
Unexpected America is a mainstream memoir which reads like a thriller. Wanjiru Warama leaves Kenya in a huff and heads to the United States for a year’s sabbatical. From the first day, she realizes she has to learn to live all over again in a new culture she knows nothing about.
Emmanuel Macron: An Unauthorized Biography
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 2,880. Language: English. Published: June 8, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Presidents & heads of state, Nonfiction » Biography » Celebrity biography
Emmanuel Macron has wоn thе 2017 Frеnсh еlесtiоnѕ, with 23.86 per cent of vоtеѕ, outdoing еxtrеmе right wing lеаdеr Marine Lе Pen. Mасrоn achieved ѕuсh result bу presenting himself as a nеw, “аnti-еѕtаbliѕhmеnt” саndidаtе. Alѕо, thanks tо аn еffесtivе media саmраign, he mаnаgеd tо lеаvе an imрrеѕѕiоn оn the electorate.
The Story of Mary: Mayhem, Mirth and Miracles
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 14,900. Language: American English. Published: June 6, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
Is there is a quota on miracles? If so, I’m ‘way over my share. This is the story of Mary, her two major accidents, the people who came to help her, phone operators, doctors, nursing staff, the Rabbi and his congregation, priests and their congregations, friends, visions, visits from the spirits on the other side and extra terrestrials I couldn’t make this stuff up. Truth is stranger than fiction.
All Aboard! Memoirs of the MacDowell Sisters, Sweethearts of the Air
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 82,670. Language: English. Published: June 6, 2017 by Deep7Press. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
In an era before their gender was allowed to vote, two sisters blazed trails in business and entertainment, touring North America and earning their way: as public stenographers, war correspondents, secretaries to senators, journalists, musicians and early radio celebrities - bringing native Hawaiian music to the mainland as The MacDowell Sisters, “Sweethearts of the Air”.
ElderStory 2: Who We Are
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 42,360. Language: English. Published: June 6, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
The second book in the ElderStory series of family stories collected by the Surrey Seniors' Planning Table. 70 stories by 41 storytellers, ages 11 - 98.
Grown-Up Child: A Memoir
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 43,440. Language: English. Published: June 6, 2017 by SDP Publishing. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir, Nonfiction » Literary criticism » Asian / Chinese
Grown-Up Child chronicles Chiufang’s occasionally poignant, often funny, and always insightful experiences as the daughter of immigrants, straddling two cultures. Her story, told with wry wit and brutal honesty, is especially resonant now as the place and value of immigrants in American society has come under question.
Murray the Camel Humphreys Al Capone Associate
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 2,550. Language: English. Published: June 6, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Criminals & outlaws, Nonfiction » True Crime » Organized crime
Murray Humphreys was born to an affluent Welsh family on Chicago's North Side. Some biographers believe he left school after the third grade while others have written that he completed high school. Suave and debonair he possessed qualities that mobsters like Al Capone found invaluable to their organizations. Humphreys organized laundry unions and then expanded to unionize milk truckers and others.
Queen Elizabeth II - A Short Biography - Queen of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,200. Language: English. Published: June 6, 2017 by Doug West. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Presidents & heads of state, Nonfiction » History » Modern / 20th Century
Queen Elizabeth II of Great Britain is the longest-reigning monarch in British history and this short biography is her story from early childhood up until her recent celebration of 65 years as queen.
Should I Still Dance
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 2,510. Language: English. Published: June 5, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
Should I Still Dance, is about the period of my life immediately after having an accident that gave me brain damage. I spent time in a trauma unit in France and then time in a secure dementia ward in England. Once home, I had to set what would have seemed trivial goals, before I left to go on holiday. There is however a funny side.
El Velorio de Maya (Español)
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 5,840. Language: Spanish. Published: June 5, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Humor & comedy » Satire, Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Basado en una historia real, "El Velorio de Maya" es un cuento absurdo del funeral de un ser querido, que se hace mas y mas ridiculo, y como interfiere con los planes de la pobre Lucia en su diodecimo cumpleanos...
The Bright Gold Tornado
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 2,300. Language: English. Published: June 5, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Adventurers & explorers
The Bright Gold Tornado, is about my fathers not always well thought through inventiveness. It also touches on my difficult relationship with him. The Tornado was supposed to be the solution for this particular eleven year old, but as I was sinking, I wasn't so sure.
Never Give Up
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 47,340. Language: English. Published: June 5, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Woman biographies
The story of a genuine Canadian heroine. “I remember Eleanor Mills as a determined woman with osteoporosis who wanted to make a difference… This inspirational woman demonstrated to others that osteoporosis need not be a crippling condition that prevents a person from doing what they want to do. For me, as a physician, Eleanor Mills provides a concrete story of...
Helen's Scars: A Memoir About Abuse and Prostitution
Price: $5.00 USD. Words: 27,070. Language: English. Published: June 5, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Woman biographies, Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
Everyone, has a story to tell, I’ve just been contemplating if the world was ready to hear mine. You would be surprised at who will try to stop you from telling your story as if it will affect them. Where were those so-called family members when I was killing myself on the streets looking for love? I am here only by the grace of God.
Dr. Robert H. Goddard – A Brief Biography - Father of American Rocketry and the Space Age
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 7,210. Language: English. Published: June 4, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Scientists, Inventors, Nonfiction » History » Modern / 20th Century
Dr. Robert Goddard is considered the father of modern rocketry in the United States. His pioneering work lead the way to “space age” and man’s ability to travel to the moon.
Across Two Novembers: A Year in the Life of a Blind Bibliophile
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 138,330. Language: English. Published: June 3, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Friends and family. Restaurants and recipes. Hobbies and history. TV programs the author loved when he could still see and music he enjoys. The schools he attended and the two degrees he attained. The career that eluded him and the physical problems that challenge him. And books, books, books: over 230 of them quoted from or reviewed. All In all, an astonishing work of erudition and remembrance.