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THE FIRST MAFIOSO by Lori Carangelo
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 39,590. Language: English. Published: May 1, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » True Crime » Organized crime, Nonfiction » Biography » Criminals & outlaws
His story has never been completely told, despite that he became known worldwide in the late 1880s when the FBI dubbed him "the first Mafioso" to emigrate from Sicily to America. The truth as to whether “Panama Joe” and Serafina became an Italian "Bonnie and Clyde" makes their story all the more compelling and reveals the greatest love story "never told."
The Husband Swap: A True Story of Unconventional Love by Louisa Leontiades
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 56,160. Language: English. Published: May 1, 2015 by Thorntree Press. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
Four ordinary people challenge monogamy to pursue a utopia of limitless love.
We Were Not Spoiled, A Franco-American Memoir by Denis Ledoux
Price: Free! Words: 53,690. Language: English. Published: April 30, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
To read We Were Not Spoiled: A Franco-American Memoir by Lucille Ledoux as told to her son, memoir author and teacher Denis Ledoux, is to travel back in time and place and experience the daily life of a woman from a different generation. When Denis’ mother, Lucille, was in her mid-eighties, he decided to preserve the stories about her life he had heard throughout the years.
Mining My Own Business Book 1 - Yell Out if You’re Not Here by Xavier Toby
Series: Mining My Own Business. Price: Free! Words: 20,050. Language: English. Published: April 30, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir, Fiction » Humor & comedy » General
After touring his comedy shows through Europe, stand-up comedian Xavier Toby was broke and decided to take a job in mining. In his memoir, Mining My Own Business Book 1 - Yell Out if You're Not Here, Xavier’s onsite somewhere in Australia working to pay off his credit card debt. This is book one of the four book series, and includes actual photos from Xavier's time in the mining industry.
Lights In My Life by Helen Drew
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 30,840. Language: English. Published: April 30, 2015 by Austin Macauley. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
In Lights in my Life Helen Drew takes the reader from her childhood in New Zealand to her life today. With disarming honesty she describes the highs and lows with equal clarity from a terrible episode in her childhood to the joy of her grandchildren.
That Good Night: More Memoirs of a Nurse Teacher by Shirley Phillips
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 102,040. Language: English. Published: April 30, 2015 by Austin Macauley. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
In That Goodnight: More Memoirs of a Nurse Teacher, Shirley Phillips, nurse, ward sister, teacher and carer almost into her 70th year, recounts episodes from her career. The milestone of Project 2000 where nurses training now included the degree qualification at the expense of practical experience in the ward saw a deterioration in care quality.
Doc Jackson's Letters Home: A Combat Medic's 1968 Letters from Vietnam by Jerome J. Jackson & Constance Emerson Crooker
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 47,160. Language: English. Published: April 30, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » Biography » Military biography
Private E-1 Jerome Jackson’s letters, hurriedly handwritten on muddy paper to his mother from jungles and sandbag bunkers, tell the true, first person, contemporary account of a combat medic, rich with the details of how soldiers survived day to day in a life-threatening landscape. They reveal Doc’s rage against the mismanagement of a military fiasco during what Jackson considered a senseless war.
Diario di una guarigione by Paola Porfido
Price: Free! Words: 8,810. Language: Italian. Published: April 29, 2015 by ZeugmaPad. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Un diario per non lasciarsi sopraffare. Il racconto, lucido e disincantato, della scoperta di un male che, spesso, non perdona.
Misereres y exsultates by Celine Armenta
Price: Free! Words: 56,160. Language: Spanish. Published: April 28, 2015 by DEMAC A.C.. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
A través de pequeños ensayos, Celine Armenta, narra la relación que tuvo con las monjas en su infancia y su decisión por ingresar al convento y, diez años después, dejarlo.
The Family by Jan Griffith, Sr
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 19,250. Language: English. Published: April 28, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » History » Family history
This is my Family's brief history as I recall it. This should be a nice book to have in your Griffith family book case.
Rusty Woomer's Journey From Death to Life by Patricia Althoff Bridewell
Price: $1.95 USD. Words: 11,610. Language: English. Published: April 27, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Inspiration » Spiritual inspiration, Nonfiction » Biography » Religious biography
This is an adaptation, by permission, from a chapter in Charles Colson's book, THE BODY. It is the true story of two men's salvation and their intertwining lives. It has been prepared to be effective in Jail / Prison ministry, and contains a tract written by Rev. Thomas L. Shelton. Proceeds go directly toward printing for donation to prison ministries.
Witness to War: Truk Lagoon's Master Diver Kimiuo Aisek by Dianne Strong
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 122,590. Language: English. Published: April 24, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Adventurers & explorers(5.00 from 1 review)
Kimiuo Aisek was a seventeen-year old witness to “Operation Hailstone,” the U.S. attack on Truk, “the Gibraltar of the Pacific.” Dianne M. Strong's biography recognizes a humble islander who put Truk Lagoon on the world map for scuba divers, by founding Blue Lagoon Dive Shop in 1973. Through Aisek's eyes readers learn about the Japanese mandate, WW2 in the Pacific, and Aisek's unique legacy.
Diana Inquest: How & Why Did Diana Die? by John Morgan
Price: $7.95 USD. Words: 288,620. Language: English. Published: April 23, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Royalty biography, Nonfiction » History » Europe / Austria & Hungary
Princess Diana survived the 12.23 a.m. crash in Paris - witness and photographic evidence clearly showed she was alive, conscious and talking in the back of the Mercedes. Yet just after 4 a.m. Diana was pronounced dead. What occurred in the intervening 3½ hours that brought on her premature death? Are there people who should be held accountable for what occurred on that final tragic night?
Diamond in the Dark: Leaving the Shadow of Abuse by Phyllis Hain
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 185,690. Language: English. Published: April 23, 2015 by Bancroft Press. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Woman biographies, Nonfiction » Relationships and Family » Abuse / domestic partner abuse
A remarkably honest memoir of abuse, lies, and murder. Phyllis Hain's ultimate escape from a life of domestic violence into the role of survivor and advocate is an inspiration for anyone. With frank description and southern humor, Phyllis tackles the best and worst of her life experiences.
Tornado Warning: The Extraordinary Women of Joplin by Tamara Hart Heiner
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 64,970. Language: English. Published: April 23, 2015 by Dancing Lemur Press LLC. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Woman biographies
Summer approaches and the residents in Joplin anticipate the fun activities that will follow. What they don’t anticipate is the mile-wide tornado that will devastate the town on May 22, 2011. The tornado kills over a hundred people and leaves thousands homeless. In the face of this tragedy, seven women must gather their courage. Each makes different choices as Joplin recovers from the destruction.
33 seconds by Brenton Jarrett
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 60,380. Language: English. Published: April 23, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Criminals & outlaws
A book about hollywood con man Brenton Robert Jarrett who managed to convince a lot of people including journalists, producers and television personalities and celebrities that he was Skeet Ulrich and brother to Johnny Depp.
Jenny's Daughter by Jaqi Wade
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 82,710. Language: English. Published: April 22, 2015 by The Electric Scroll. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Biography » Woman biographies
Jaqi Wade, raised in depression-era California, wasn’t prepared for life in her new home, Brazil, but she managed. She’d been expecting surprises. The biggest surprise was how hard it was to come home again after twenty years!
#Livingmydream by Pamela Gerstmann
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 45,170. Language: English. Published: April 22, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Inspiration » Personal inspiration, Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
My name is Pam and I'm living my dream! But... it wasn't always that way. My background is German and I'm an 80's girl. I grew up in East Berlin before moving to Munich, Germany in 1997. I gave up everything I had and worked hard to make my dream come true. I'm now #livingmydream because I #deserveit! I make every day count. Come back with me on my journey of life.
War, Prison and Liberation by Gervasio Massetti
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 7,110. Language: English. Published: April 22, 2015 by Enrico Massetti. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography, Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
During WWII Gino was active with the Italian resistance movement building radios for the partisans. He was arrested, imprisoned and ended up in the concentration camo in Bolzano, on his way to Dachau. This is the story of how his technical knowledge avoided him the otherwise fatal leg of the trip, how the German commander of the camp wanted him to build a radio to illegaly receive Radio London.