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Diplomat, Dissident, Spook
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 101,580. Language: English. Published: September 18, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
The colourful and compelling tale concerns that of a former cold warrior who gets successively disabused of his ideological certainties, going from espionage-central in Berlin in the late 1950s, to the belly of the beast of "the Evil Empire" in Moscow, to Cuba, where he worked gathering intelligence for the CIA...
El santo que libertó una raza
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 132,330. Language: Spanish. Published: September 16, 2017 by Luis Alberto Villamarin Pulido. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Latin America / General, Nonfiction » Biography » Religious biography
La vida y la obra de San Pedro Claver constituyen admirable ejemplo de dedicación, amor a la humanidad, defensa de los derechos humanos y absoluta fidelidad a Dios. Como sacerdote jesuíta enviado desde España a la Nueva Granada, para de evangelizar esclavos africanos secuestrados y luego vendidos por codiciosos e inescrupulosos comerciantes de seres humanos. Su labor fue excepcional y sin par.
Betrayed
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 140,950. Language: English. Published: September 13, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » Biography » Military biography
In 1944, Staff Sergeant Frederic C. Martini’s bomber was shot down over France. He was captured by the Gestapo and, along with 167 other Allied airmen, sent to Buchenwald concentration camp to await execution. He survived—but just barely. When he returned home, the US government, the Army, and the VA denied his accounts to protect Nazi specialists brought to the US with fabricated histories.
Samuel Johnson: A Biography
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 192,250. Language: English. Published: September 12, 2017 by Crossroad Press. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Literary biography
John Wain presents a major biography of England's greatest man of letters. He describes how "Johnson often mixed with people who were desperate human wrecks, some of whom were close friends; to the end of his life he filled house with people who were not successes in the eyes of the world, yet at the same time he conversed on equal and better than equal terms."
A Child @ 70
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 102,320. Language: English. Published: August 29, 2017 by booksmango. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
A New Life in the Philippines When Terence arrived in Asia for the first time as a single man, in February, 2010, and met an intoxicating stream of attractive girls he explicitly told each of them two things: that he had no plans to get married and certainly did not intend to have any children. Divorced many years before and well on his way to 70, he was adamant that he did not want to deal with
Commodore's Messenger: A Child Adrift in the Scientology Sea Organization
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 136,760. Language: English. Published: August 22, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
At age 11, Janis, along with her brother Peter Jr. and her sister Terri, traveled to the Mediterranean to join Scientology’s inner core, the Sea Organization. Aboard the Scientology ship Apollo, she worked for eight years as one of the personal messengers of Scientology’s controversial founder, L. Ron Hubbard. She had a front-row seat as Hubbard expanded his new religion into a worldwide empire.
15 Minutes With… Forty Years of Interviews
Price: $7.40 $4.44 USD. (40% off!) Words: 127,610. Language: English. Published: August 20, 2017 by BearManor Media. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Celebrity biography
Journalist G. Michael Dobbs has been fortunate to have spoken with dozens of newsmakers and celebrities during his almost 40 year career.
Autobiography of Benjamin Franklin: New Annotated Edition
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 112,200. Language: English. Published: August 9, 2017 by INDEX ebooks. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Biography » Political biography
Benjamin Franklin's Autobiography has received widespread praise, both for its historical value as a record of an important early American and for its literary style. William Dean Howells in 1905 asserted that "Franklin's is one of the greatest autobiographies in literature, and towers over other autobiographies as Franklin towered over other men."
Personal Memoirs of Ulysses S. Grant (volume I)
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 181,570. Language: English. Published: August 9, 2017 by INDEX ebooks. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Biography » Presidents & heads of state
The autobiography of Ulysses Grant has been highly regarded by the general public, military historians and literary critics. Positive attention is often directed toward Grant's prose, which has been praised for its conciseness and clarity, He portrayed himself in the persona of the honorable Western hero, whose strength lies in his honesty and straightforwardness.
Farthest North: New Annotated Edition
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 142,590. Language: English. Published: August 9, 2017 by INDEX ebooks. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » By region, Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Nansen's "Fram" expedition was an attempt by the Norwegian explorer Fridtjof Nansen to reach the geographical North Pole by harnessing the natural east–west current of the Arctic Ocean. In the face of much discouragement from other polar explorers, in 1893, Nansen took his ship "Fram" to the New Siberian Islands, froze her into the pack ice, and waited for the drift to carry her towards the pole.
Impresiones de Lucía Richard; Episodios memorables del feminismo en Chile: Literatura, arte y sociedad en el Chile de los años 50
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 109,980. Language: Spanish. Published: August 3, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Woman biographies, Nonfiction » History » Latin America / Central America
Lucía Richard Barnard fue una escritora chilena que destacó como poeta, ensayista, conferenciante, artículista, cuentista, sobresaliendo tanto por la belleza y profundidad de su obra, como por su participación en los principales movimientos culturales, literarios y feministas de la sociedad santiaguina de los años 50.
Caretakers and Lifesavers
Price: $6.95 USD. Words: 118,830. Language: English. Published: July 13, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Physicians & medical professionals
This book is about my complex, fulfilling life in EMS, Health Care, Medicine and many personal adventures as I can remember them. The stories and presentations are as accurate and as clear as I could portray them without hurting or harming others along the way. Along the way, I have learned so many valuable lifelong lessons...
Icon: The Life, Times, and Films of Marilyn Monroe - Volume 2: 1956 to 1962 and Beyond
Price: $9.95 USD. Words: 280,520. Language: English. Published: July 11, 2017 by BearManor Media. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Celebrity biography
Based upon interviews, diaries, and personal files—void of sensationalism—Icon: The Life, Times, & Films of Marilyn Monroe Vol. 2 dispels many myths and reveals the ultimate truth about Hollywood's most charismatic, beloved, and enduring star.
Una dura carrera
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 120,160. Language: Spanish. Published: July 7, 2017 by Libros de Ruta Ediciones S.L.. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Sports biography, Fiction » Sports
Una dura carrera. Por los entresijos del ciclismo, a rueda de un ciclista profesional, es uno de los mejores libros nunca escritos sobre la vida de un ciclista profesional. Por primera vez, la obra de Paul Kimmage en castellano.
La rueda de la mentira
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 140,850. Language: Spanish. Published: June 28, 2017 by Libros de Ruta Ediciones S.L.. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Bicycling, Nonfiction » Biography » Sports biography
El relato definitivo del espectacular ascenso y caída de Lance Armstrong. La biografía más completa de Lance Armstrong, escrita por Julit Macur, periodista del New York Times, una de las periodistas que más acceso tuvo al ciclista norteamericano, antes y después de su confesión.
Escapee from Sandbed Hell
Price: $4.00 USD. Words: 136,030. Language: English. Published: June 25, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
"Escapee from Sandbed Hell" chronicles the life of a young man from rural Georgia as he begins exploring the world. It starts in 1950, when he enlists in the Air Force as the Korean War heats up. Poignant and humorous vignettes capture his footsteps as they change from bare feet on the farm through military boots to dress shoes of academia. What a ride! See also: "Livin' PO in Sandbed Hell Redux."
Profiles in Intelligence: Rachel Maddow
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 106,270. Language: English. Published: June 17, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Editors, journalists, & publishers
"When you try to get into a Liberal's head, in a bibliographic sense, it's all greek to me." – I.M. Stu Pido PROFILES IN INTELLIGENCE The Profile of Rachel Maddow Rachel Anne Maddow (born April 1, 1973) is an American television host, political commentator, and author. She hosts a nightly television show, The Rachel Maddow Show, on MSNBC.
Odyssey Uncharted – a World War II Childhood Adventure and Education Wrapped in mid-20th Century History
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 107,820. Language: English. Published: June 16, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography
Japanese invasion forces Flemming's evacuation from Malaya to Australia and eventually a perilous voyage home to Denmark. At school in England he leads a mutiny. Vacations surviving terrorist attacks in Malaya, meeting King Sobhuza of Swaziland, confronting apartheid. Cambridge years trigger rejection of religion, popular preconceptions and dogma before tackling the world of reality and risk.
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.
Life After Death
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 101,640. Language: English. Published: May 31, 2017 by Austin Macauley. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Always energetic – hockey at school, badminton, swimming – Sue Pepper didn’t realise something was going wrong with her body until her late thirties when periods of tiredness became unusually long.