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The Indestructible Man: the True Story of World War II Hero "Captain Dixie"
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 68,780. Language: English. Published: June 26, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » Biography » Military biography
Dixie Kiefer was a true World War II hero, a sailor's skipper. But his valor when his big aircraft carrier was hit by Japanese kamikaze planes was unsurpassed, earning him the nickname "the indestructible man." He was an inspiration to his crew but also to a nation at war. But no one could have foreseen the end to "Captain Dixie's" amazing true story of bravery and leadership,
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."
Long Tussle with Dearth
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 65,050. Language: Commonwealth English. Published: June 24, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
It is not easy growing up in a little village on the slopes of Mt Elgon. It is a marginalized, desolate place devoid of basic government infrastructure. In the eighties and nineties, the region was (and it still is) steeped in myth, custom, tradition and abject poverty. Almost everything was governed by superstitions and curious belief in mythical forces.
A Tale of Two Ag Pilots: It started as frothy fun for both of them but ended up becoming toxic – Aerotoxic
Price: $3.83 USD. Words: 58,950. Language: English. Published: June 24, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
Enjoy these tales told in parallel by two wannabes, both of whom had a burning desire to fly agricultural aircraft and become qualified, working Ag Pilots in the late 1970s and early 1980s. Peter Lawton and John Hoyte describe their separate tactics and routes towards achieving their Holy Grails.
CIA War Bride
Price: $4.50 USD. Words: 68,950. Language: English. Published: June 23, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Military biography, Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Aeronautics & Astronautics
CIA War Bride is a biography of the life of Velma and Werner Weiss, a CIA family starting during World War II when Velma worked for the CIA in England and continuing into Area 51 in the Nevada desert where Werner, a.k.a. the Desert Fox, commanded Project OXCART, the CIA's A-12 Mach 3 spyplane. The author worked with Werner Weiss at Area 51 and was a close friend of Velma Weiss until her death
Turbulent Times & Clear Skies
Price: $4.00 USD. Words: 60,200. Language: English. Published: June 23, 2017 by Mereo Books. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
As a senior aeronautical engineer with Britain's airlines in the 60s, 70s & 80s, it was engineer and playboy Nazie El Masry's job to keep these man-made birds in perfect condition. Turbulent Times and Clear Skies is the story of his exploits in the most glamorous industry of all, as he defeated the odds to build an aviation business of his own.
Adevăruri nespuse despre Nicolae Ceaușescu
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 54,760. Language: Romanian. Published: June 22, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Presidents & heads of state, Nonfiction » History » European
Cartea va ajuta la reliefarea unei opinii ştiinţifice, corecte din punct de vedere analitic, echilibrate, obiective, legate de istoria recentă a României.
Zero Guarantees
Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 56,550. Language: English. Published: June 21, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
Imagine stepping into the shoes of someone who is diagnosed with infertility and is unable to start a family. Imagine how this situation captures your whole life: your friendships, your emotions, your bank account and your marriage.
Bad Choices Make Good Stories
Price: Free! Words: 67,430. Language: American English. Published: June 20, 2017 by Becker and Malloy LLC. Categories: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Humor and satire, Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Oliver, a teenage hacker living in Germany, meets Donna online. She's an American girl living in New York. After chatting and talking on the phone for months, he finally decides to surprise her with a visit. But he soon finds out that things are not what they appeared to be, and that this visit will change his life forever.
A Prison with an Ocean View
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 75,580. Language: English. Published: June 20, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
This is the harrowing memoir of a young, impressionable girl trapped in the home of her new husband’s family, a prison with an ocean view. Alone and far from the love and protection of her parents, she finds herself at the mercy of a devious, manipulative matriarch who controls and turns the family against her. No one could see the sinister intentions lurking beneath her caring facade...
Minstrel Magic
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 179,520. Language: English. Published: June 19, 2017 by Saron Publishers. Categories: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Biography, Nonfiction » Biography » Celebrity biography
The Black and White Minstrel Show was one of the greatest BBC shows. Yet after an unprecedented twenty-one years, the BBC airbrushed it from history. But the George Mitchell Choirs were more than the Minstrels and their story spans fifty years of light entertainment. Founder George Mitchell produced an entertainment phenomenon which deserves to reclaim its rightful place in show business history.
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.
A Charmed Life in Ceylon
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 80,770. Language: English. Published: June 17, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Scuba & Snorkeling
The author's fascinating adventures in Ceylon (Sri Lanka) in the early 50's portray an adventurous lifestyle that most of us dream about, but would be impossible today. He set himself up as an underwater guide attracting the wealthy and famous to this new sport. They repaid him by inviting him to their homes in Europe where he experienced a lavish lifestyle he hardly knew existed.
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.
Slaughterhouse Rules
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 67,880. Language: English. Published: June 13, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Inspiration » Personal inspiration, Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
From a poverty-level mindset and with limited personal expectations, to a life filled with joy and abundance, this is one man’s inspiring story of grit and self-actualization. James Myers takes you on a journey that touches your heart, invigorates your inner passions, and enlightens your spirit. An inspirational book for all ages.
The Addicted Lawyer: Tales of the Bar, Booze, Blow, and Redemption
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 87,910. Language: English. Published: June 13, 2017 by Post Hill Press. Categories: Nonfiction » Law » Legal Profession, Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
With a famous name and a successful law career, Brian Cuban hid his clinical depression and alcohol and cocaine addictions—for a while.
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.
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.
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”.
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.