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The Good Russians
Price: $5.00 USD. Words: 5,320. Language: English. Published: November 9, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Biographical anthologies, Nonfiction » History » Russian
This book is meant as an attempt to reframe the discussion and point out that by fuelling further Russophobia, the media and other influencers are playing right into Putin’s hands.
Thomas "Tommy Ryan" Eboli Genovese Family Underboss
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 2,590. Language: English. Published: November 5, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » True Crime » Organized crime, Nonfiction » Biography » Criminals & outlaws
Thomas "Tommy Ryan" Eboli was head of the Genovese crime organization for less than ten years. His rise began with the tutelage of Anthony Strollo. His opportunity came when boss Vito Genovese went to prison at the end of the 1950s. Ryan dealt with entertainment venues, the Manhattan docks and gay bars in Greenwich Village. He met a quick end when he failed to pay back a loan from Carlo Gambino.
An Irish Heart: Poetic Memoirs of a Belfast Child
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 11,800. Language: English. Published: November 1, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir, Nonfiction » Inspiration » Personal inspiration
Using his unique and distinctive style of storytelling by way of stanza and prose, Irish Author and Poet, Greg McVicker, dives headfirst into the turbulent cycle of life. He writes unashamedly from his heart, using powerful imagery and descriptive quotes that beautifully support and paint a vivid picture throughout his poetic narratives, all the while carrying readers along on a whirlwind journey!
Catálogo fotográfico de médicas mexicanas TOMO II
Price: $2.00 USD. Words: 11,650. Language: Spanish. Published: November 1, 2017 by Derzeit | Fábrica de Contenidos. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Woman biographies
La expresión “una imagen dice más que mil palabras” refleja muy bien uno de los objetivos de este libro. Por medio de las fotografías de las primeras médicas mexicanas, se buscó establecer quienes fueron esas pioneras que en nuestro país incursionaron en la medicina. Se ha trabajado en bibliotecas nacionales y extranjeras, pero sobre todo con materiales primarios en diferentes archivos del país.
Catálogo fotográfico de médicas mexicanas TOMO I
Price: $2.00 USD. Words: 12,880. Language: Spanish. Published: October 31, 2017 by Derzeit | Fábrica de Contenidos. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Woman biographies
La expresión “una imagen dice más que mil palabras” refleja muy bien uno de los objetivos de este libro. Por medio de las fotografías de las primeras médicas mexicanas, se buscó establecer quienes fueron esas pioneras que en nuestro país incursionaron en la medicina. Se ha trabajado en bibliotecas nacionales y extranjeras, pero sobre todo con materiales primarios en diferentes archivos del país.
Did I Wake You, Pet?
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 19,840. Language: English. Published: October 31, 2017 by Austin Macauley. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Her back hurt, her head hurt, her legs ached, her lips were split and bleeding, her nose felt numb and she could feel her cheek swelling up under her eye. He still had his arm around her shoulders
The Opera Singer
Series: Bought the T-shirt. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 5,220. Language: English. Published: October 28, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Woman biographies
I had a relationship with an opera singer. She was dingy, beautiful, and had family problems with which I tried to help her. Her intelligence, guts, and fortitude in the face of the court system, an abusive husband, from whom she was separated, and the challenge of raising children on a budget, were inspiring. She maintained her singing career at the same time.
Life As A Recluse
Price: Free! Words: 1,360. Language: English. Published: October 22, 2017. Categories: Essay » Author profile, Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
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My story of living life as a recluse and how I cope with Social anxiety (SA) and Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD).
Burundi Political Conflict, and Governance
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 18,510. Language: American English. Published: October 22, 2017 by Jean Marc Bertrand. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Africa, Nonfiction » Biography » Political biography
Burundi Environmental Study. The assessment of the Burundian crisis to be developed in this paper takes as its starting point conclusions reached by notable scholars of the region like Prunier (1995), Lemarchand (1994), Chrétien (1993), and Vidal (1991), where terms like
Felix "Skinny Razor" DeTullio Philadelphia and Atlantic City Mafia Enforcer and Loan Shark
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 2,610. Language: English. Published: October 22, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Criminals & outlaws, Nonfiction » True Crime » Organized crime
Felix "Skinny Razor" DeTullio had a stake in Atlantic City's Club 500 and owned a Philly bar that served as his office on most days. A rough operator with cold, dead eyes, his nickname came from his fondness for razors as weapons. He often carried a thin blade in the pocket of his suit. Many people who borrowed money from the Philly mob were soundly beaten if they failed to pay back their loans.
Sexual Blackmail in New York City Nightclubs A Gay Extortion Ring
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 2,660. Language: English. Published: October 15, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Gay and lesbian, Nonfiction » True Crime » Organized crime
An extortion ring operating in New York bilked gay men out of large amounts of money for more than a decade. The ruse involved posing an attractive man at a hotel or night club. This decoy usually accompanied men home and had sex with them. While the crook was in the home or apartment he stole something significant. Days later a person impersonating a police showed up and the extortion began.
My Story My Life - The Life and Times of ...
Price: $9.47 USD. Words: 2,130. Language: English. Published: October 14, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
Use your Favourite PDF Reader on your Computer, Laptop, Tablet or Smartphone to save your Family’s Valuable History, Memories and Stories in this easy to use data insertable Family Memory Booklet.
Joe "Socks" Lanza Genovese Family Caporegime
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 2,580. Language: English. Published: October 12, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Criminals & outlaws, Nonfiction » True Crime » Organized crime
Joe Lanza ascended the ranks at the Fulton Street Fish Market. First he was a laborer who unloaded fish from ships. Later he helped organize the Seafood Workers Union, Local 359. At one point Lanza went to prison for violating the Sherman Antitrust Act. He perfected a systematic method of extorting large sums of money from wholesale fish dealers, refusing to allow them to unload their own cargo.
SpiritQuest Weekend 1991
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 19,000. Language: English. Published: October 11, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Journal detailing the author's experiences over the period of a weekend in 1991.
Enfants de papier
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,860. Language: Canadian French. Published: October 11, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir, Nonfiction » Inspiration » Personal inspiration
L’histoire des vaillants efforts démographiques de l’auteure, au milieu de champ de mines des pressions sociales exercées sur les mères. Récit court et mordant pour les mamans découragées par l'obligation de performance, par Michèle Laframboise, auteure de science-fiction de la francophonie.
Angelo Palmeri and the Buffalo, New York Mafia
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 2,460. Language: English. Published: October 9, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » True Crime » Organized crime, Nonfiction » Biography » Criminals & outlaws
Angelo Palmeri was an upstate New York bootlegger during the Prohibition era of the 1920s. He ran an establishment, i.e. speakeasy, in his final years before his death on December 21 1932. Palmeri and Joe DiCarlo are lynchpins in the history of the Buffalo mob. Former Buffalo Police Commissioner John J. Roche ran an administration that was rife with criminal activity. Palmeri. 54, died in his car.
A Child's Christmas in the Rockies
Price: Free! Words: 4,340. Language: English. Published: October 8, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
The snow shimmering on the high peaks was beautiful, but we didn’t know it. Shimmering is nothing to sliding or a new way of riding down the hills and across the snowpacked roads blown by the wind, drawn down the slopes, or hurled into the snow when we slipped. Let the grownups grouse around their stoves, we knew what winter was for. Sliding. Sliding and Christmas.
October 2017 - Richard Lighthouse Ebooks on Smashwords
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 3,570. Language: English. Published: October 7, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Directories, Nonfiction » Biography » Reference
This short ebook lists 93 ebooks on smashwords.com published by Richard Lighthouse, between January 2013 and October 2017 . These are currently available. Note there are some ebooks that have been superceded and are no longer available. Some ebooks were published prior to 2013 on other websites.
Morris "Dimples" Wolensky Murder, Inc. Mobster
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 2,390. Language: English. Published: October 6, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Criminals & outlaws, Nonfiction » True Crime » Organized crime
Gambler Max Fox sought revenge on gambler Morris Wolensky and New York City betting commissioner Robert B. Greene. On August 3, 1944 he found them playing cards at a midtown Manhattan gambling establishment. He opened fire on them. Fox was a former partner of Greene and Wolensky. His grievance against them dated to the 1940 Presidential election when Greene put down a 3-1 bet on Wendell Willkie.
Bill Clinton: A Short Biography - 42nd President of the United States
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 11,370. Language: English. Published: October 6, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Presidents & heads of state, Nonfiction » History » Modern / 20th Century
Bill Clinton is a man of great contrasts and contradictions, a man whose presidency was disgraced by impeachment, but who remains one of the most popular presidents of the modern era.