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Victor Hugo par Théophile Gautier
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 47,560. Language: French. Published: July 18, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Philosopher biography
Théophile Gautier entretenait de très bons rapports avec Adèle, la femme de Victor Hugo : longtemps, le couvert de Gautier était mis d’office à la table des Hugo, chaque dimanche soir.
Genovese Crime Family Defendants 1959 Narcotics Conspiracy Trial
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 3,080. Language: English. Published: July 18, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » True Crime » Organized crime, Nonfiction » Biography » Criminals & outlaws
My e-book looks at each of the defendants in the 1959 narcotics trial. Some defendants like Vincent the Chin Gigante had most of their criminal careers in front of them. Others like Genovese were nearing the end of their organized crime influence. Genovese died in prison following his conviction. A single woman defendant, Jean Capece was a friend of the DiPalermo brothers, Charles and Joseph.
Brother Harold
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 31,750. Language: English. Published: July 18, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Biographical anthologies
God took Brother Harold Witmer from the farm fields of Pennsylvania and made him counselor and confidant to some of the world's most powerful and influential people. Brother Harold is an ordinary person, but there is nothing ordinary about his extraordinary faith in action. A prominent church leader described Brother Harold: "Persons like him come along once in a lifetime."
All My Friends Are Characters
Price: Free! Words: 33,350. Language: English. Published: July 18, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Other biographies
One day, after years interviewing strangers in my job as a journalist, I started wondering what it would be like to interview people I know. I rounded up twelve of my bravest friends. I gave them baked goods, hot drinks and questions; they gave me their stories. This is the result.
Etta "Granny" Nichols: Last of the Old-Time Midwives
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 74,840. Language: English. Published: July 17, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography, Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Alternative medicine
This book includes a detailed history of the Appalachian Mountains and its people dating back to 1835 in an area called Del Rio, Tennessee. A biography of Etta's life from her birth in 1897 up to her death in 1994 tells how her chosen profession of being a midwife led to National fame. Her story offers inspiration, showing how her caring and loving spirit touched everyone that knew her.
The Canister X Transmission: Year Two - Collected Newsletters
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 115,810. Language: English. Published: July 17, 2016 by Coscom Entertainment. Categories: Nonfiction » Publishing » Self-publishing, Nonfiction » Biography » Editors, journalists, & publishers
Running weekly, The Canister X Transmission was sent to readers worldwide and they received updates from the desk of A.P. Fuchs. The newsletter covered four main topics: Writing/Creating/Publishing, Project Analysis, Creator Spotlight, Weekly Ramble. Exclusive to this collection is a special Issue Fifty-three A newsletter. Welcome to The Canister X Transmission: Year Two.
Going 15 Rounds with Jerry Izenberg: An interview series with a legendary sports journalist
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 22,040. Language: American English. Published: July 17, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Editors, journalists, & publishers
Legendary American sports journalist Jerry Izenberg has seen it all in a one-of-a-kind career in newspapers, magazines and books, TV and radio. His influences, memories, thoughts, opinions and recollections of a lifetime in newspapers, at big events, and alongside fellow legends are featured in this book.
The Rangity Tango Kids
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 73,970. Language: English. Published: July 16, 2016 by Untreed Reads. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir, Nonfiction » Biography » Cultural heritage
The Rangity Tango Kids is the story of a fifth-generation, German Catholic farm family in 1950s and 1960s California, narrated by the eldest of 17 grandchildren. Born into a loving, hard-working, highly competitive family, and united by a strong faith, every day was an adventure growing up on a bucolic American farm, a way of life that is rapidly disappearing.
Barack Obama
Price: $2.00 USD. Words: 5,370. Language: Turkish. Published: July 16, 2016 by ibrahim Sarı. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Celebrity biography
ABD'de başkanlık seçimlerine gidiyor? Peki adayları ne kadar tanıyoruz? İşte zor geçen 4 yıla rağmen yeniden başkan seçilmek isteyen Barack Obama'nın hayat hikayesi...
Acun Ilıcalı
Price: $2.00 USD. Words: 8,210. Language: Turkish. Published: July 16, 2016 by ibrahim Sarı. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Celebrity biography
Başarılı insanların hayatını araştıran biri olarak benim başarılı insanlarda gördüğüm en büyük sır Adaletli oluşları, hakka hukuka riayet etmeleri ve çalıştırdığı insanları kendinden görmeleridir…Yanı çalışanına sahip çıkmalarıdır. Sanırım Başarının Sırrı’da burada yatıyor…
HOMEWARD BOUND
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 100,470. Language: English. Published: July 16, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Adventurers & explorers
I had to dig out 40 years’ worth of sailing logs and numerous notes on the life I have lived and the places I have seen. I then began to appreciate what a privileged life I have been given.
A Biography Of Ten Of The Wealthiest Female Entrepreneurs Part Eight
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 14,220. Language: English. Published: July 16, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Business biography, Nonfiction » Biography » Business biography
This ebook consists of ten female entrepreneurs. The book is part eight in a series. The female entrepreneurs are: Aerin Lauder, Andrea Reimann, Elaine Tettemer Marshall, Lynsi Snyder, Sheila Johnson, Yelena Baturina, Karen Pritzker, Penny Pritzker, Jil Sander and Tory Burch.
Paper Rings
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 91,810. Language: English. Published: July 15, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir, Fiction » Romance » Clean & wholesome
Teodor is just twenty-two, a student struggling to survive under the regime of President Ceauşescu. One day his world is turned upside down when Ariella, a young Italian girl arrives in the city. For him it is love at first sight. But there is one big obstacle: contact between Romanians and Westerners is not allowed by the laws of the tyrannical regime. Will they be able to continue their romance?
Newswomen: Twenty-Five Years of Front-Page Journalism
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 110,210. Language: English. Published: July 15, 2016 by The Sager Group. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Criminals & outlaws
NEWSWOMEN: TWENTY-FIVE YEARS OF FRONT-PAGE JOURNALISM is an anthology of stellar work by 17 seventeen great female literary and investigative reporters whose newspaper writing has garnered awards over the past quarter century. Each chapter features a bio, a selected story, and an author’s afterwords prepared especially for this book.
The Invisible Hand of God at Work An Extraordinary God Experienced in an Ordinary Life
Price: $7.50 USD. Words: 122,620. Language: English. Published: July 15, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Biography » Religious biography
There are many references to “the hand of God” or “the hand of the Lord” in the Old & New Testaments. God’s invisible hand is at work in the lives of people who trust Him & walk obediently with Him. God’s hand saves, guides, provides, heals & performs miracles, but remains unseen to the human eye. This book is about the invisible hand of an extraordinary God at work in the life of an ordinary man.
I Promised Not To Tell - Raising A Transgender Child
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 49,640. Language: English. Published: July 15, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Gay and Lesbian » Transgender, Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
A must read for a parent, relative or friend of a gender questioning or transgender person. Together, Cheryl and Jim raised their children telling them: "You can be anything and do anything you want in life." They just never expected to learn that what their youngest daughter desired most, was to be a boy. A deeply personal and emotional journey about discovering the son they never knew they had.
John Laurie and the Rum Hospital
Price: Free! Words: 4,900. Language: English. Published: July 14, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Australia & New Zealand, Nonfiction » Biography » Business biography
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This is a short account of John Laurie, the clerk of works to the merchant-contractors who built Sydney’s 'Rum Hospital'. Transported for larceny, Laurie became a wealthy trader only to lose his fortune, become embroiled in a constitutional crisis, find himself transported to Moreton Bay and re-establish himself in New Zealand.
The Life of Joy
Price: $10.00 USD. Words: 46,560. Language: English. Published: July 14, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Religious biography
Joy Jones has a vibrant Christian faith. For many years Joy has written snippets of inspirational writing and shared testimonial stories with individuals and groups. After what she felt to be several promptings from God and encouragement from others to write a book about some of her stories – she finally did it!
Warrior in the Ring: The life of Marvin Camel, Native American world champion boxer
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 72,490. Language: English. Published: July 14, 2016 by Riverbend Publishing. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Sports biography
Brian D’Ambrosio’s gripping biography captures the drama, danger, beauty, and ugliness of boxing, of Indian life on reservations, and especially, of the life of a stereotype-shattering man who inspired his people and boxing fans everywhere with his courage, achievements, and great warrior heart.
The Crane Dance: Taking Flight in Midlife
Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 104,100. Language: English. Published: July 14, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Self-improvement » Creativity
This memoir recounts how job loss triggered Finger to come to grips with long buried guilt as a white Mississippian and a family history of depression. His responses to major life transitions had hobbled him in dealing with fatherhood, breadwinning, and vocation. Drawing on the men’s movement, expressive arts, meditation, anti-depressants and therapy, he discovered a new vitality for life.