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The Enigma of Felix Frankfurter
Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 98,960. Language: English. Published: July 5, 2014 by Quid Pro Books. Categories: Nonfiction » Law » Legal History, Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography
A recognized, fascinating classic of judicial biography and the Supreme Court, now available as an ebook--featuring active contents, linked notes, proper formatting, and a fully-linked Index. Felix Frankfurter was perhaps the most influential jurist of his century--and one of the most complex men ever to sit on the U.S. Supreme Court. Mysteries and apparent contradictions abound, and are explored.
Through The Woods
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 35,870. Language: English. Published: July 5, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Children's Books » Family / General
Find yourself lost in this inspirational memoir, Through The Woods. Brought to Live with her grandparents, Margie settled into a new life at the end of a dirt road in Colby Point, Illinois. There she discovers the magic and wonder of a childhood filled with woods, wildlife and the majestic beauty of the Fox River.
Titanic Odyssey of 'Becoming'
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 31,600. Language: English. Published: July 4, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
This book sets out to bring an awareness in regard to the conscious reality base - the thought structure - that life experience is drawn from. It highlights the mind’s choices of alignment but, before an informed decision can be made, one has to know the possibilities of such choice.
Her Whole Darkness In Motion
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 93,560. Language: Commonwealth English. Published: July 4, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Woman biographies, Nonfiction » Relationships and Family » Dating
The author's long and meandering road to find true love takes her from her home in South Africa to California, Alaska, China, and finally to Israel. Along the way she meets more than a few interesting people, has a few encounters with some less than friendly people, and learns more about herself whilst learning about new cultures.
Losing Dad, Paranoid Schizophrenia: A Family's Search for Hope
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 92,720. Language: English. Published: July 3, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Psychology » Mental illness, Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Losing Dad, Paranoid Schizophrenia: A Family's Search for Hope is the compelling true story of a family’s struggle with the sudden onset of their father’s severe mental illness and subsequent homelessness. The perspectives of his three children, his spouse, and his own distorted reality combine to offer readers a glimpse of a world that will feel hauntingly familiar or dramatically eye-opening.
Poison Heads
Price: $9.95 USD. Words: 25,970. Language: English. Published: July 3, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Biography » Law enforcement
In Poison Heads, Jonny English writes of his first years in the Manchester Police Force at the time of the IRA bombings. A Police Constable who was actually there and on the scene, English “tells all” about life in the Manchester Police Force as it really was during the 1970s: love, corruption, violence and more. This is the true story, told by a man who was there!
Pony Tales
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 44,200. Language: English. Published: July 2, 2014 by Breedles Publishing. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
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Pony Tales is based on the true life adventures of Peta, a young woman trying to establish a riding school in the wilds of Canada. Read about her escapades and those of her students as they battle their way through eccentric characters, and the treachery of those mothers willing to do anything to win! If you love ponies, funny characters and mischief this is an entertaining read that will delight.
Caught in the Crossfire
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 46,690. Language: English. Published: July 2, 2014 by Prominent Books, LLC. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Biography » Military biography
Caught in the Crossfire is an intriguing story of an officer who served United States to the best of her ability even to receiving several certificates and medals, and is yet brought down by injustices by the very people she devoted her life to, despite personal danger. As you read throughout this riveting story, you experience being by her side in Iraq, in South Korea and many other places.
The Life and Career of Dr. William Palmer of Rugeley
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 78,770. Language: English. Published: July 1, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » True Crime » Murder, Nonfiction » Biography » Criminals & outlaws
In 1856, Dr. William Palmer became the first man to be hung for using strychnine to kill and rob a fellow gambler. This biography, published in 1925, draws on George Fletcher's lifetime of research, including interviews with many of witnesses and residents of Rugeley, England. The edition also comes with extensive footnotes and essays that brings the story to life for modern readers.
It Was Worth It
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 118,380. Language: English. Published: July 1, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Military biography
The Adventures of A Polish POW in World War II 1939-1945. He survived drowning in the Baltic Sea, freezing in Siberia and bombing from both sides during the war. In most books written about wars, the authors depict knights in shining armor riding forth in glory and bravery. In this book I am just an ordinary soldier who went through the horror of war. I was scared and prayed a lot,
This is My Story... Growing Up on the Farm
Price: Free! Words: 41,030. Language: English. Published: July 1, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
This Is My Story…Growing Up On The Farm takes place on the family farm where I was born in 1933 and covers the first ten years of my life. The idea for writing this book is to share this type of information with our children and grandchildren. I felt that some of our friends and relatives also might be interested in this book too.
Time's Secret Parallel: A Scientific Memoir
Price: $9.95 USD. Words: 21,410. Language: English. Published: June 30, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
Fern Annabelle Hinse's scientific memoir charts her odyssey of study through mathematics, science and psychology after a near-fatal car crash that shattered her psyche and her body. What she has discovered is a formula for living that both heals and inspires.
A Highly Successful Partnership
Price: $2.85 USD. Words: 23,290. Language: English. Published: June 30, 2014 by Mereo Books. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Towards the end of a very successful career in the engineering manufacturing industry, Mike Tanner joined forces with his wife Barbara.Now peacefully retired, having notched up nearly 60 years of happy marriage, Mike looks back and reflects that success and happiness are largely about attitude, and that what you achieve in life is up to you – and not what other people tell you may not be possible
Skid Marks
Price: $1.49 USD. Words: 24,640. Language: English. Published: June 29, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
The three stars lined up vertically and to the naked eye, looked like lights in a block of flats. The vertical celestial line up was directly above Coventry bus station and was an indication from the Lyra Constellation several light years away. This special line up was telling the people of the West Midlands (and England, probably the world) that the greatest bus driver was to start his training.
First on the Moon: Based Upon Actual Events
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 118,760. Language: English. Published: June 28, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Hard sci-fi, Nonfiction » Biography » Scientists, Inventors
With the dismantling of the Soviet Union, state secrets kept for many years have begun to come to light. Who was the first man to orbit the earth? John Glenn? Not exactly; he was the first American to orbit the earth. Yuri Gagarin? Officially, yes, but the truth is a long and well kept secret revealed exclusively in this book. Check out the blog at http://mannengineering.ca/blog
The Uses of Adversity
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 63,710. Language: English. Published: June 28, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
This is the story of my mother, who, in 1939, discovered her husband was suffering from tertiary syphilis – an affliction which could be cured then only by long years of treatment. The horror with which syphilis was surrounded was similar to that provoked by HIV/AIDS in the 1980s.
Reclaiming My Birth Rights: A Mother's Wisdom Triumphs Over the Harmful Practices of Her Medical Profession
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 37,460. Language: English. Published: June 28, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Physicians & medical professionals, Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
Surgeon Adrienne Carmack, MD, shares the personal and professional experiences that led her to become an advocate for natural childbirth, breastfeeding, and genital autonomy.
Stories of the Scholar Mohammad Amin Sheikho
Price: Free! Words: 121,940. Language: English. Published: June 27, 2014 by Amin-sheikho.com. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Religious biography, Nonfiction » Biography » Adventurers & explorers
Mohammad Amin Sheikho - Birth: 1890 A.D. - Death: 1964 A.D. - Precept: Interpretation of the Holy Qur’an. Scholar M. A. Sheikho was born in al-Ward district in Sarouja Quarter, one of the historical districts of Damascus, in Syria which was called mini-Istanbul during the period of the Ottoman rule. He was raised in an Arab style house situated opposite the famous public al-Ward Bathhouse.
From the Somme to “Sydney’s Little Chicago"
Price: Free! Words: 67,150. Language: Australian English. Published: June 26, 2014 by booksunleashed. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Lancashire-born George at 17 leaves his girlfriend Olive in Sydney for Gallipoli. In 1916 he is caught by a shell at the Somme. He becomes an accountant at a village near Sydney that grows into a centre of industry. During a local power struggle after World War II George backs one side and Olive the other. The struggle leads to national headlines about 'Sydney's Little Chicago'.
Montana Air Views From A Transplant
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 35,440. Language: English. Published: June 24, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues
These views from a transplant from civilization, if read by native Montanans, will either bore them to tears or cause hysterical laughter. It’s all normal and routine to them. But to other transplants and foreigners, there may be some small amusement. Montana is a magical and gorgeous place. I think only a foreigner can recognize that with true depth. We have lived so long outside of paradise.