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Sub-categories: Autobiographies & Memoirs | Personal memoir | Celebrity biography | Woman biographies | Historical biography | Criminals & outlaws | Religious biography | Adventurers & explorers | Military biography | Literary biography | Other biographies | Business biography | All sub-categories >>
Operation Crossroads, Lest We Forget! An Eyewitness Account, Bikini Atomic Bomb Tests 1946
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 29,930. Language: English. Published: February 22, 2019. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Award-winning author William L. McGee recounts his participation at Operation Crossroads, the first postwar atomic bomb tests at the Bikini Atoll in summer 1946. McGee observed Tests Able and Baker from the deck of the heavy cruiser, USS "Fall River" (CA-131), the Flagship for the Target Fleet. The author provides his eyewitness account written in his signature spare and straightforward style.
Finding Purpose Through Life, Family, and Death
Price: $1.25 USD. Words: 10,530. Language: English. Published: February 22, 2019 by Pearly Gates Publishing LLC. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Religion & Spirituality » Christian Life / Inspirational
"Finding Purpose Through Life, Family, and Death" was written to provide words of encouragement, inspiration, and motivation to assist you in recognizing your purpose. Take time to create lasting memories along life's journey with your family and know that your purpose can be realized, even during difficult times...including turbulent ones.
Dutch Mandarin: The Life and Work of Robert Hans van Gulik
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 114,840. Language: English. Published: February 22, 2019 by Orchid Press. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Literary biography
Diplomat, Asian scholar, author, polyglot, polymath, musician—Robert van Gulik achieved wide popular fame as the author of a series of mystery novels based on the life of semi-fictional Judge Dee in ancient China. This is the definitive English biography of this remarkable man, written by two close colleagues and friends.
Buffet: Do You Ever Feel Like Doing Something Childish and Outrageous for Absolutely no Reason?
Series: Dora's stories. Price: Free! Words: 1,920. Language: English. Published: February 22, 2019. Categories: Fiction » Humor & comedy » General, Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Do you ever feel like doing something childish and outrageous for absolutely no reason? You probably don't know me. But if you stumbled upon this short story, you will find out what goes on inside my head on an ordinary day. You're probably not sold, right? Well, just read it anyway. Just in case you might learn something from it. Or if it makes you laugh. It's short, I promise.
Zulu Foxtrot Reloaded
Series: Zulu Zulu Golf, Zulu Zulu Foxtrot and Zulu Foxtrot Reloaded.. Price: $11.99 USD. Words: 82,840. Language: English. Published: February 22, 2019. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Military biography, Nonfiction » History » Military
The third explosive account written in the same novelistic style as Zulu Zulu Golf and Zulu Zulu Foxtrot. More experiences with the deadly counter insurgency unit Koevoet during the Angolan Border War.
LOVE FOR THREE
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 10,200. Language: English. Published: February 21, 2019. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Celebrity biography
In the last century, many well-known creative people were able to share love for three. Such love for them was considered absolutely normal phenomenon. And it was not a fleeting connection, but a relationship that lasted for years. “Love for three” was not uncommon.
A Cafe in Space: The Anais Nin Literary Journal, Anthology 2003-2018
Price: $9.95 USD. Words: 147,530. Language: English. Published: February 21, 2019 by Sky Blue Press LLC. Categories: Nonfiction » Literary criticism » Women Authors, Nonfiction » Biography » Woman biographies
A representative collection of work from the 15 annual issues of the only literary journal dedicated to diarist/novelist Anais Nin and her contemporaries.
John "Baby John" Delutro Gambino Soldier
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 2,430. Language: English. Published: February 20, 2019. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Criminals & outlaws, Nonfiction » True Crime » Organized crime
In 2009 John Baby John Delutro was part of a group discussion that followed the publication of Jimmy Breslin's "The Good Rat". During a conversation Delutro remarked, "Little Italy's changed. It's all tourists." In April 2014 Delutro was sued by a former waitress who worked for him at his Caffe Palermo. The woman charged the Gambino soldier with sexual harrassment in Manhattan Federal Court.
Hit: A Critical Edition of the Polemical Autobiography of America's First Woman Surgeon
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 58,070. Language: English. Published: February 20, 2019 by Gegensatz Press. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Physicians & medical professionals, Nonfiction » Social Science » Feminism & Feminist Theory
Autobiography of the first American woman surgeon, the only woman to earn the Congressional Medal of Honor, and an early radical equity feminist.
A Merry Mix Up: A Memoir
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 89,540. Language: English. Published: February 20, 2019 by Tellwell Publishing. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Cultural heritage
Air-raid sirens shatter the silence, bombs explode, shots are fired, and people run in every direction screaming. It is 1940 and World War II is raging in and around Calcutta, India. In the midst of all this chaos, a little infant is born. His name is Vern Phillips, the author. He was the eighth born in a family of twelve children.
The Dairyman’s Daughter: A True Account of Amazing Faith
Price: Free! Words: 40,980. Language: English. Published: February 19, 2019 by White Tree Publishing. Categories: Nonfiction » Religion & Spirituality » Christian Life / General, Nonfiction » Biography » Religious biography
A moving and true account of the short life of Elizabeth Wallbridge, the daughter of a dairyman on the Isle of Wight in England. The story starts when Elizabeth contacts Rev. Legh Richmond to arrange the funeral of her sister. Elizabeth and Rev. Legh Richmond soon become close spiritual acquaintances, exchanging many letters, with the vicar making frequent visits to Elizabeth and her parents.
Esencia Vivida
Price: Free! Words: 3,360. Language: Spanish. Published: February 18, 2019. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir, Nonfiction » Literary criticism » Poetry
"recopilación de vivencias relatadas en interpretciones recordadas"
American Kid
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 55,000. Language: English. Published: February 18, 2019. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
Do you want to see the reality behind those who have a mental illness or a substance abuse problem? This book is raw. This book is real. It is a true story about a life that most people don't have insight into. I have sat on this book for over ten years because I felt it would invade my privacy. After a lot of thought, I have decided to release it.
James "Jimmy Legs" Episcopia Bonanno Family Soldier
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 2,430. Language: English. Published: February 17, 2019. Categories: Nonfiction » True Crime » Organized crime, Nonfiction » Biography » Criminals & outlaws
James "Jimmy Legs" Episcopia was a regular body guard for Searingtown mobster Frank Mari. Much of my e-book discusses an era that followed the Bonanno family wars that occurred after Joseph Bonanno's 1964 abduction by his relatives. A central portion of my text looks at the entrance of Joseph Pistone/Donnie Brasco into the Bonanno family. The FBI agent was brought in by Dominick Napolitano.
The Transcendent Taxi Cab
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 98,180. Language: English. Published: February 16, 2019. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Religious biography, Essay » Sociology
The Transcendent Taxi Cab is one cab drivers journey into the underbelly of Salem, the capitol city of the state of Oregon. It’s the home of the State mental hospital for the criminally insane that the book and film, “One Flew Over the Cuckoo’s Nest” was filmed in. It is comprised of 97 chapters of the bizarre experiences of a freelance religion journalist and taxi cab driver.
Accidentally Gay The True Love Story When a Wife Becomes a Husband
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 56,170. Language: English. Published: February 14, 2019 by Riverdale Avenue Books. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Biography » Gay & lesbian
When Lucky Bradley married his wife 25 years ago, he had the happily ever after he’d always wanted. Then, 20 years into their marriage, he found himself in a same sex marriage, as his wife transitioned from wife to husband.
The Mob On Long Island Bonanno Family Circa 1969
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 2,380. Language: English. Published: February 14, 2019. Categories: Nonfiction » True Crime » Organized crime, Nonfiction » Biography » Criminals & outlaws
The Bonannos had proven sources to acquire narcotics. Family members were heavily immersed in gambling and loansharking rackets. The syndicate was notorious for infiltrating businesses in New York, New Jersey, Colorado, Arizona and California. My research is drawn from newspaper accounts that present a detailed portrait of Bonanno family members in 1969. Home addresses of the principals are given.
165 Days Short
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 40,950. Language: English. Published: February 14, 2019. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Military biography, Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
165 Days Short is the diary of SP4 Bob Gersztyn, who was drafted into the army for two years in 1966. It was written during the last six months of his conscription in 1968 and is a personal coming of age story about a twenty year old young man trying to figure out what to do with his life after he is discharged from the army on August 14, 1968.
Agonies Of Love
Price: Free! Words: 2,970. Language: English. Published: February 14, 2019 by COMMUNE WRITERS INT'L. Categories: Fiction » Poetry » African Poetry, Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
This book of poems is for every broken heart searching for healing. Agonies of Love is a must read for every youth because of the writer’s interest to address the day to day behavior of individuals when in love.
Roses Are Forever: A Book of Poems
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 4,720. Language: Canadian English. Published: February 13, 2019. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
In the first book poetry from Nadine Dunseith, she draws upon her experiences with grief, loss, and anxiety to bring a greater awareness and understanding to those who have experienced similar circumstances.