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Fred Tom "Jukebox Smitty" Smith Coin Machine Extortionist For The Chicago Mafia
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 2,310. Language: English. Published: March 8, 2020. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Criminals & outlaws, Nonfiction » True Crime » Organized crime
In February 1959 Chicago Local 134 official Fred Tom "Smitty Smith" was linked to shakedowns in the coin machine and jukebox industries. Mafia thugs insisted on controlling records played by radio station disc jockeys. They also violently opposed independently installed jukeboxes in taverns. In lieu of violence, the mob began to send in plants to gum up non mob jukeboxes and vending machines.
Dialysis: a Memoir, 2nd Edition
Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 65,030. Language: American English. Published: March 7, 2020. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Diseases
Dialysis: a Memoir portrays a young woman’s experience of kidney failure, from her time on hemodialysis and peritoneal dialysis to a successful transplant. The memoir explores the physical and emotional challenges she encounters and how she learns to cope and ultimately thrive in her new life. The Second Edition includes a new Introduction and updated Afterword, twenty years post-transplant.
Heirs To The Legacy - A Generational Memoir
Price: $1.99 USD. (Free until Dec. 31!) Words: 76,300. Language: English. Published: March 7, 2020. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
Heirs To The Legacy began as a personal memoir, driven by two statements from the latter years of Dr. Warford's career: "It takes a lot of third-graders to make one engineer." and "Having entered college in 1962, at the height of the Cold War, the Arms Race, and the Space Race, my destiny was to become an engineer." Early research for the book quickly expanded the memoir to an entire generation.
Work To Shine Serie, Boek 1 t/m 5
Series: Work to shine. Price: $3.99 $1.60 USD. (60% off!) Words: 27,940. Language: Dutch. Published: March 6, 2020. Categories: Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Sales, Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Ervaar hoe je jouw dalen doorkomt en hoe je sterker dan ooit wordt na je uitdagingen... Ervaar het levensverhaal van een autistische jongen die na een problematische puberteit, hard aan het werk gaat om wat van zich zelf en zijn leven te maken. Inmiddels een auteur en ondernemer geworden, misschien zelfs een beginnende lokale bekendheid. Ervaar hoe het echt is om voor jezelf te starten, je eigen
Telling on Myself
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 54,400. Language: English. Published: March 6, 2020 by Taylor Street Books. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Criminals & outlaws, Nonfiction » True Crime » Murder
Daniel T. Broderick III’s relentless harassment of his discarded wife, Betty, made her increasingly crazy as he and his girlfriend – then second wife – Linda Kolkena Broderick piled on the pressure, until one day, on November 5, 1989, at her wits’ end and believing herself to be acting in self-defense, she confronted them in the early hours of the morning and in a panic shot them both dead.
Chandraprabha Saikianee
Price: Free! Words: 3,150. Language: Commonwealth English. Published: March 6, 2020. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Woman biographies, Nonfiction » Inspiration » Personal inspiration
It is a biographical story of Chandraprabha Saikia, a great soul of Assam who was a social reformer, a fighter, a writer, a poet, a freedom fighter, a teacher, an excellent mother and above all, an excellent human being with an outlook much ahead of her time.
Even Broken-Winged Divas Can Fly
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 42,170. Language: English. Published: March 5, 2020 by Shalako Press. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Woman biographies
Jennifer Kuhns describes her world as a quadriplegic, and her determination to do anything she chooses to do, in spite of her physical limitations. Among other accomplishments, Jennifer has a Masters degree and has published 9 books which she has written. This book is a continuation of her autobiography begun in her book, LITTLE DIVA ON WHEELS.
Jam Sandwiches: Perspectives of World War 2, Immigration, and Illness
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 98,030. Language: English. Published: March 5, 2020 by Tellwell. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Cultural heritage
Can you imagine growing up in the English countryside during the Second World War? Amidst the darkness of night, bombs dropped over our heads. War was all we knew. After the war, our family crossed the Atlantic to start a new life in Canada. Everything was different. Attending a new school in a new country with different words and different clothes made it difficult to fit in.
Dwight D. Eisernhower - Strength in Unity
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 16,480. Language: English. Published: March 4, 2020. Categories: Nonfiction » History » American, Nonfiction » Biography » Presidents & heads of state
After 1945 Ike wanted to retire to a cabin somewhere. Instead, as a general, he had to be at the Commander-and-Chief's beck and call. He was asked to be Chief of Staff. In 1948 he was asked to advise the first Secretary of Defense while acting as president of Columbia University. In 1949 he became ill from the stress of working in Washington. He was commander of NATO and in 1953 President.
Joe Rogan: Podcasts, Pot & Persistence - A Biography
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 11,800. Language: English. Published: March 4, 2020. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Celebrity biography, Nonfiction » Biography » Other biographies
Joe Rogan is one of the most popular men of his generation. He has transformed from an unknown, indie-presenter, working from his friend's living room to a mainstream, popular celebrity. How has Rogan done this? What has his journey been like? This book will delve deeper into Rogan’s career, life, his journey to date, and to the future that lies ahead for Joe Rogan.
Marianne's Story
Price: Free! Words: 13,590. Language: English. Published: March 3, 2020. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Adventurers & explorers, Nonfiction » Biography » Woman biographies
Marianne grew up in Germany during WW2 and eloped to Australia with an Englishman. Her family disapproved and she did not see them again for 12 years.
Eighty Years On
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 102,440. Language: British English. Published: March 3, 2020. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir, Nonfiction » History » Holocaust
A family memoir set against the Second World War and how fate plays its ace card.
Richard's Scribblings: Dream Anecdotes
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 24,710. Language: English. Published: March 3, 2020. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
I am grateful for having a full life that has allowed me to experience much over time and to now share what I believe are some of the anecdotes in that life that I find interesting, embarrassing and enjoyable. This is a reflection of Richard’s life story. It is his recollection of random events (others who may have been there may have different recollections). I hope you enjoy them.
Fortune Favors The Brave: An Extraordinary Memoir
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 91,080. Language: English. Published: March 3, 2020 by Post Hill Press. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir, Nonfiction » Biography » Woman biographies
“I couldn’t stop reading it, enjoyed every vividly written page, and relished the whole blessed secret world she reveals of totemic action women heroes who never give up. You all should read this book.” —Robert A. F. Tenzin Thurman, Author, Grandpa, Activist Professor Emeritus, Columbia University
My Impossible Life
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 90,620. Language: English. Published: March 2, 2020. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir, Nonfiction » New Age » Meditation
Running from an untenable home life, Charlene finds herself captive to two armed robbers for three days. Outer life adventures rise in abundance but the inner healing she desperately seeks will take longer.
Frank "Buster" Wortman East St. Louis, Illinois Mobster
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 2,210. Language: English. Published: March 1, 2020. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Criminals & outlaws, Nonfiction » True Crime » Organized crime
Frank Wortman was a Mafia figure who also managed a tavern in East St. Louis, Illinois. The U.S. Senate Rackets Committee disclosed his role in the trucking business in Missouri and Illinois. The Rackets Committee followed the 1950-1951 Kefauver Committee inquiry into organized crime. Wortman had an impressive home in rural St. Clair County, IL. Surrounded by a protective moat, it was a fixture.
"Just Fine Thank You" Growing Up with Family Secrets
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 49,490. Language: English. Published: March 1, 2020. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Woman biographies, Nonfiction » Parenting » Absentee parents
Be transported in time as Leite reveals what life was like growing up in rural America, caught between the “haves and the have nots” during the 1940s. Most readers will envision someone they know, if not themself, in her captivating story. The author's stated purpose for writing her life experiences is to shed the light of reason on addiction and mental illness.
Embracing My Shadow: Growing up Lesbian in Nigeria
Price: $4.99 $2.00 USD. (60% off!) Words: 72,900. Language: English. Published: March 1, 2020 by Beaten Track Publishing. Categories: Nonfiction » Gay & Lesbian » Biographies, Nonfiction » Biography » Gay & lesbian
Embracing My Shadow traces Unoma Azuah’s challenging growth as a lesbian in Nigeria and how she navigated the paths of abuse, ethnic discrimination and homophobia in a hyper-religious and patriarchal Nigerian society. It is a story of a real life experience, and it affirms the conflicts and voices of LGBTQI Nigerians who have been constantly told that their sexual orientation is un-African.
Stages of Blue
Price: $5.99 $2.40 USD. (60% off!) Words: 28,960. Language: English. Published: February 29, 2020 by Unsolicited Press. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir, Poetry » Female authors
Stages of Blue is a nonfiction collection that deals with the harrowing effects of mental illness.
Beyond Two Rivers
Price: $4.99 $2.00 USD. (60% off!) Words: 61,480. Language: English. Published: February 28, 2020. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir, Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Biography
Three brothers, raised apart, journey by car from Vermont to Alaska and back. The eldest seeks a reunion with his brothers and clues about who he is and what direction he should pursue. The middle brother is looking for adventure. The youngest is along for the company of the brothers he’s missed for years. The difficult journey itself becomes the gift they give each other.