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Sinhana - Biografia de Uma Escrava Quilombola
Price: Free! Words: 12,890. Language: Portuguese. Published: December 12, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Social Science » Slavery
A história da escrava Sinhana , contada por ela mesma, não só nos mostra todo o sofrimento vivido por uma escrava no Brasil, como também a bela amizade entre duas mulheres em posições sociais completamente antagônicas: Sinhá Clarice e sua escrava Sinhana. Essa é a sua história, em suas próprias palavras.
Reading Order 2017: All the series, collections, freebie and bundles
Price: Free! Words: 11,240. Language: English. Published: December 11, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Reference, Nonfiction » Reference » Publishing and books
Tracy Cooper-Posey has so far published over 103 distinct titles, across multiple genres, series, collections, bundles and more. Here is the ultimate authority on what books belong to which series and the reader order for each, for 2017.
Joseph "Doc" Stacher Meyer Lansky's Gambling Partner
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 2,440. Language: English. Published: December 9, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Criminals & outlaws, Nonfiction » True Crime » Organized crime
In 1950 the Nevada State Tax Commission denied Doc Stacher a license to manage a Reno gambling casino. The decision was based on Stacher's history of associations with mobsters. Doc had also been indicted for his involvement in the Arrowhead Inn gambling operation in Ballston Spa, New York. Stacher awaited word on his extradition with two state troopers waiting to accompany him back to New York.
This One Time, I Woke Up Sick, And Never Got Better
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,930. Language: English. Published: December 7, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
A short story of a young woman who woke up sick one day, and never got better, and you will never believe what caused it.
'Pensées d’une solitaire' précédées de fragments inédits. Louise Ackermann
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 11,040. Language: French. Published: November 30, 2017 by Koumimi. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
Extrait : S’il est difficile de donner une juste idée des contemporains illustres dans l’intimité desquels on n’a pas pénétré, il l’est aussi d’en parler lorsqu’on les a approchés de très près, quand on a pu les apprécier et les admirer dans leur vie de chaque jour, quand on en a été aimé tendrement. On voudrait réussir à faire comprendre la noblesse, la droiture, la belle simplicité des rares
Viața de petrolist
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 18,250. Language: Romanian. Published: November 29, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
O adevărată provocare stilistică, pe care autorul o înfruntă cu succes: materialul se parcurge alert şi ne oferă, prin bogăţia de detalii, acces privilegiat la un univers socio-profesional incitant.
Faraway Times and Places
Price: $5.50 USD. Words: 11,310. Language: English. Published: November 28, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir, Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Artists
From Kansas to Las Cruces to Taos and beyond, artist and author Carolene Callahan Herbel tells tales in Faraway Times and Places that capture the tenderness, hardship, and challenges of the Greatest Generation, those Americans who, in the words of Franklin Delano Roosevelt, had a “rendezvous with destiny."
Dorie in the Mirror
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 14,090. Language: English. Published: November 27, 2017 by Fruitbearer Publishing LLC. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Christian Life / Family
Come along with Dorie to where in all began in a little town of Wolsum, Holland. Don’t bring your cell phones or your tablets—just sit with her a while and grab your favorite drink as she reflects on her roots and how her life has unfolded. Settle in for a glimpse of how God moves and massages His mysterious ways to unravel His truth. May these pages inspire you to reflect on your own legacy.
'Dear Thursday…' Love Notes to the Days of the Week, Volume Four
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 7,120. Language: English. Published: November 27, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
The fourth volume of Kevin J. O'Conner's love notes to the days of the week, a unique slant on the act of 'journaling'…
George "Big Frenchy" DeMange Harlem's Cotton Club, Owney Madden and Boxing
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 2,560. Language: English. Published: November 25, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Criminals & outlaws, Nonfiction » True Crime » Organized crime
"Big Frenchy" DeMange was a trusted and reliable business associate of "Owney" Madden. The two of them ran the Cotton Club. Along with Will Duffy they were the principal backers of Italian heavyweight boxer Primo Carnera from the time he was 23. The triumvirate of mobsters robbed the fighter of much of his hard earned money. On one occasion Madden demonstrated his loyalty by ransoming Big Frenchy.
Special Ed Rock Star
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 14,940. Language: English. Published: November 24, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Teachers & educators
Roy Fletcher decided that raising his son was more important than the rock stardom that loomed on his horizon. In a move even more surprising than leaving his up-and-coming band, he became a special education teacher. Special Ed Rock Star chronicles the journey of the struggles and bittersweet joys he experienced while working with students who taught him humility and compassion.
Anthony "Fat Tony" Salerno Genovese Family Mobster, Boxing Financier
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 2,500. Language: English. Published: November 21, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Criminals & outlaws, Nonfiction » True Crime » Organized crime
The first title bout between challenger Swede Ingemar Johansson and heavyweight champion Floyd Patterson was fought at Yankee Stadium on June 26, 1959. Patterson lost the fight on a third round knockout. Investigators scrutinized the promotion business owned partly by promoter Bill Rosensohn. The company was actually run by a triumvirate. Mafioso Anthony Salerno financed this bout with mob money.
Society's Monster: Dreams that are Memories
Price: Free! Words: 4,680. Language: English. Published: November 19, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
In this short book, we go behind the scenes of the Society's Monsters stories. The books are based on a series of connecting dreams that reference one another that also connect to present memories. They are a great influence on the author and the stories he tells. What will you figure out when you read this short book on dreams that could possibly be memories?
Pushing Fifty, Still Pushing
Price: Free! Words: 19,430. Language: English. Published: November 18, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir, Nonfiction » Biography » Business biography
You've read all those inspirational books and stories about the lucky ones that have 'made it'. ​What if you wake up one day, on the wrong side of forty and have to pick yourself up again from what you consider a broken life? ​Would you have the courage and determination to once again, kick yourself into high gear and start from scratch?
The Nude Wife Posing Scandal of Westport, Connecticut Artist Everett Shinn
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 2,500. Language: English. Published: November 14, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Artists, Nonfiction » Biography » Artists, architects, & photographers
Everett Shinn's third wife detailed her grievances in a court of law in 1930. The former Gertrude Chase described having posed for several hours at a time while her husband painted her. It was her objection to him photographing her with a pocket camera that led to a divorce. Gertrude depicted Shinn as a serial philanderer. After she returned home he refused to let her in to collect her belongings.
Panties Up Dress Down: Things My Mama Used to Say
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 19,820. Language: English. Published: November 13, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
A middle-aged woman recounts transformative events of her childhood, and how her mother turned these events into teachable moments that provided a guide to successful living. From church services and mean girls to puberty and beyond, these humorous and heartrending stories reveal the dynamic and complicated bonds of mother/daughter relationships.
Survivor: The Story of One Woman's Personal Transformation from Victim to Survivor
Price: $2.99 $1.50 USD. (50% off!) Words: 5,680. Language: English. Published: November 12, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir, Nonfiction » Inspiration » Personal inspiration
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In this book, written in a unique and poetic style, Lindsay Keane tells her very personal story of healing after sexual assault. She was victimized in high school and originally dealt with the trauma through denial. This caused her pain to seep out in various ways throughout the years (PTSD, Depression, Toxic relationship cycles, etc.). Eventually, her experiences led her to seek and find healing.
How to Fail Miserably at Being Queer
Series: Everything I've Done Wrong. Price: Free! Words: 6,030. Language: English. Published: November 10, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Gay and Lesbian » Transgender, Nonfiction » Biography » Gay and lesbian
Okay, let’s be clear about something: there’s no right or wrong way to be queer. But if you’re anything like Giselle, you’ve got insecurities up the wazoo. Even when you’re proud of your sexuality and gender identity, it seems like there’s always a voice out there (or in your head) saying you’re doing queerness wrong. Maybe if we feel united by our insecurities, there’s hope of moving past them.
Hypatia of Alexandria
Series: The Legendary Women of World History, 8. Price: $2.99 USD. (Free!) Words: 15,010. Language: English. Published: November 10, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Scientists, Inventors, Nonfiction » Children's Books » Biography & Autobiography / Women
As the western world fell into darkness, she dared defend the light. For over 40 years Hypatia stood between the dark ages and the light of classical philosophy, arts, and sciences. Though none of her books survived the aggressive book burnings of religious zealots, her legacy remains that of one of the greatest scientists of all time. This is her fascinating true story.
Adolf Hitler: A Life From Beginning to End
Price: Free! Words: 11,990. Language: English. Published: November 9, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography
A concise history book about Adolf Hitler's life from beginning to end that can be read in one hour.