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The Red Priest: The Life of Antonio Vivaldi
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 10,180. Language: English. Published: July 22, 2013 by BookCaps. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Artists, architects, & photographers
Born in Venice, Italy, Antonio Vivaldi was one of the most influential and highly regarded Baroque composers, although his fame blazed only briefly. He is most remembered for his concertos, particularly “The Four Seasons,” but his overall production was enormous, ranging from orchestral and vocal music for both secular and church settings, as well as opera scores and libretti. In addition, Vivald
The Death Of A Mother
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 5,130. Language: English. Published: July 22, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
Go with Lisa as she reflects back and share her thoughts on the death of her beloved mother, at the tender age of 4. She's one of seven children to her mother Constance Marie Frye. Also inside is a letter from Connie's sister that inspired her to write about her mother's death.
When I Was Young
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 4,600. Language: English. Published: July 21, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
This is a collection of pieces, Short Stories and Very short Stories, about some of the experiences that appear on the screen in my brain from time to time. To get the honor of a private screening like that must mean that they are events from my youth that left an impression. I have also been told that it’s so interesting to hear about OLDEN TIMES. These events did happen about sixty years ago.
Dead at the Saddleworth Moor: The Crimes of Serial Killers Ian Brady & Myra Hindley (A True Crime Short)
Series: R. Barri Flowers Murder Chronicles. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 13,070. Language: English. Published: July 21, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Criminals & outlaws, Nonfiction » True Crime » Murder
Dead at the Saddleworth Moor by the bestselling author of The Sex Slave Murders 2, R. Barri Flowers, is a heart-pounding true crime short about British serial killers Ian Brady and Myra Hindley, whose dark sexual fantasies resulted in the brutal murders of five children in the 1960s.
Rough Mix
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 12,370. Language: English. Published: July 19, 2013 by Crossroad Press. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Music » Biography
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Johnette Napolitano was born in Hollywood, California and has toured the world as the main voice and bassist of the Los Angeles rock band Concrete Blonde. A respected and prolific songwriter and recording artist, Napolitano is also a gallery artist and has studied art in Mata Ortiz, Mexico and Flamenco in Spain.
Amar Atmojibini (1982-1990)
Series: My stories in Bengali script, Book 4. Price: Free! Words: 5,280. Language: Bengali. Published: July 18, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Autibiographical account of writer, after he left Governmnt service. This is the concluding part.
One Dead Crow: Personal Accounts of the Paranormal
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 15,060. Language: English. Published: July 18, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir, Nonfiction » New Age » The Paranormal
One Dead Crow, Personal Accounts of the Paranormal is part autobiography, part journalism, part mystery, part history and a peek into real-life supernatural events that occurred in the life of the author.
I Am, I Did Cora's Story
Price: $1.00 USD. Words: 18,610. Language: English. Published: July 16, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
This is Cora's story. Born from a Japanese father and Filipino mother in the Philippines, surviving World War II, ending up in a prisoner of war camp on Leyte, surviving all the attempts to harm her and her family because of her Japanese/ Filipino background. It was here she was told her brother had been killed.
Princess Diana for Kids: A Biography of Princess Diana Just for Kids!
Series: Unofficial Biographies, Book 16. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 10,390. Language: English. Published: July 16, 2013 by BookCaps. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Royalty biography
She was one of the most inspiring women in the world. Her work helped millions of lives. But who was she really? This book, just for kids, will look at her childhood, education, marriage and work to see what made her who she was! KidLit-o is a leading electronic publisher in children’s books; each month, it publishes several history, science and language arts books.
Hilary Clinton for Kids: A Biography of Hilary Clinton Just for Kids!
Series: Unofficial Biographies, Book 15. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 10,360. Language: English. Published: July 16, 2013 by BookCaps. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Political biography
She’s one of the most powerful women in the world. But who is she really? This book, just for kids, will look at her childhood, education, marriage and work to see what made her who she is! KidLit-o is a leading electronic publisher in children’s books; each month, it publishes several history, science and language arts books.
Steve Jobs for Kids: A Biography of Steve Jobs Just for Kids!
Series: Unofficial Biographies, Book 14. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 10,240. Language: English. Published: July 14, 2013 by BookCaps. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Scientists, Inventors
He was one of the most brilliant men in the world. Without him, there would be no iPad’s, iPhones, or Macbooks. But who was he really? This book, just for kids, will look at his childhood, education, marriage and work to see what made him who he was! KidLit-o is a leading electronic publisher in children’s books; each month, it publishes several history, science and language arts books.
The Real Life Inspiration Behind Jane Austen’s Work: A Book-by-Book Look At Austen’s Inspirations
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 10,380. Language: English. Published: July 14, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Literary biography
Fiction often imitates real-life. That was certainly the case for Jane Austen. This book is part biography, part critical study. It examines all of Austen's published and unpublished work to see what was happening in her life that she might have used as inspiration for her fiction. HistoryCaps is an imprint of BookCaps Study Guides. With each book, a brief period of history is recapped. We publ
Paula Deen: Fall From Grace
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 7,380. Language: English. Published: July 14, 2013 by Sports Entertainment Publishing. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Celebrity biography
"Paula Deen: Fall From Grace" is a compelling, first-of-its kind work explores Paula Deen's humble beginnings, crushing early personal burdens, her inspiring attainment of fame and fortune, and the untold, unauthorized true story behind the race-fueled scandal that has deep fried the Southern culinary queen's expansive media empire.
The "Dust Bowl" Era Bank Robbers, Vol IV: "Pretty Boy" Floyd
Price: $3.00 USD. Words: 9,760. Language: English. Published: July 14, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Criminals & outlaws
“Pretty Boy” Floyd was primarily a small-time Oklahoma bank robber. Between 1931 and 1932 he was said to have committed about half the bank robberies in that state, Floyd’s typical bank robbery rarely resulted in a loss of more than a few thousand dollars and considering that he usually had to split it up 3 or 4 ways, he was lucky if he got $1,000 per robbery and frequently it was much less.
The "Dust Bowl" Era Bank Robbers, Vol I: Bonnie & Clyde
Price: $5.00 USD. Words: 18,940. Language: English. Published: July 14, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Criminals & outlaws
Bonnie & Clyde were dealt a bad hand in the beginning and unlike many other people who took new cards hoping for a better one, they decided to play theirs out. Both of them foresaw that the road would get dimmer and dimmer as time went on and their end was going to be a bad one. And whether from courage or false hope, they played their cards out to the end.
The "Dust Bowl" Era Bank Robbers, Vol III: "Baby Face" Nelson
Price: $3.00 USD. Words: 11,660. Language: English. Published: July 14, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Criminals & outlaws
“Baby Face” Nelson was the quintessential “Dust Bowl” era gangster. He killed “at the drop of a hat” and wasn’t ever afraid to shoot it out toe-to-toe with the law. was was the only "Dust Bowl" era gangster to engage the FBI toe-to-toe in his last fight and go out in a blaze of glory like the “Roaring Twenties” gangsters of the Hollywood movies, spitting lead from a Thompson submachine gun.
Spanish Yarns and Beyond
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 8,760. Language: English. Published: July 14, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues, Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
In this compilation of nine vignettes, Gary Troia shares his adventures and memories from his sojourn in Spain. Whether it’s being stranded on a Spanish motorway, attempting to order a full English breakfast in Bilbao, or adopting a feral cat from outside a shop, he offers a wry look at “being abroad.”
A Bricklayer's Tales
Series: The Ray Dennis Series, Book 1. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 17,200. Language: English. Published: July 12, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir, Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
A collection of ten tales that include: Angel Dust, the peculiar story of a man whose new life in America leads to conversations with Ancient Greek philosophers. Mrs McClintock, an absurd farce in which a Glaswegian couple retire to Spain, and A Bricklayer's Tale, the story of a disillusioned, alcoholic bricklayer.
苇明纪念文集(中文人物追思)
Price: $2.49 USD. Words: 1,860. Language: Chinese (simplified). Published: July 11, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
苇明,原名为阙伟明,出生于中国江苏常州。1978年考入南京大学。1982年考取CUSPEA项目赴美国攻读博士。1986年转加拿大Simon Fraser University物理系做博士后。1988年,回北京大学物理系工作,为CUSPEA项目学者中第一个学成回国的。1989年,又因春夏之交的重大事件而重返加拿大,并和以前就认识的魁北克法裔姑娘结婚。去世前,在多伦多大学和Ryerson大学任教授,为加拿大注册医学物理学家。从中学起,他就是作文好手,赴美后也笔耕不断,发表过许多诗歌,小说,散文,政论和时评。苇明于2005年不幸离世,编者愿以本书作永远的纪念。 ISBN:9781301261284
La cattedrale di Chartres, Gaudí e la Sagrada Família
Price: $3.00 USD. Words: 7,860. Language: Italian. Published: July 10, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Architecture, Nonfiction » Biography » Artists, architects, & photographers
NotreDame di Chartres e la Sagrada Família di Barcellona rappresentano due pietre miliari dell'architettura e dell'umanità, legate tra loro, nonostrante i sei secoli che le separano, da una stretta relazione. Entrambi i monumenti racchiudono un profondo messaggio che può rimanere nascosto a un turista superificiale, ma che persone esperte che ne sappiano comprendere il linguaggio possono decifrar.