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Chemists Lead Such Interesting LIves
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 29,160. Language: English. Published: August 12, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
This book follows the growth of Massey University through the eyes of a chemist and his colleagues. This is not a stolid ponderous account but through anecdotes focusses on the humour in a chemist’s life. There were fires and floods, chemistry demonstrations that go astray, squabbles over grades, robberies, and challenges as the age of the computer begins and above all else there are the people
Memories, Dreams, Nightmares
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 62,130. Language: English. Published: August 12, 2016 by Ironstone Digital. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
This is the memoir of Jack Weiss, who at the age of 14 is deported from Hungary to the notorious Nazi death camps. Desperate to stay with his father, and barely able to pass as a grown man, he recounts the horror of life at Auschwitz-Birkenau. Alone at the end of the war, he travels through orphanages and refugee camps until brought to Winnipeg by the Canadian Jewish Congress to start a new life.
Hymie Loudmouth Levine Capone, Chicago, Gambling and Bootlegging
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 2,540. Language: English. Published: August 12, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Criminals & outlaws, Nonfiction » True Crime » Organized crime
Hymie Levine was an integral part of the Al Capone mob which controlled beer, liquor and gambling during the Prohibition era in Chicago. He collected money from speakeasies and gambling dens while paying off corrupt policemen. My ebook is a chronology of information about Hymie Levine and his Mafia associates. I have written the text from newspapers, ancestral records and previous books on Capone.
Face Value: The Assassination of Portrait Painting by Photography, 1850–1870
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 51,610. Language: English. Published: August 12, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Art history, Nonfiction » Biography » Artists, architects, & photographers
“Face Value” takes a revolutionary new approach to art history, exposing complex networks of colonial artists and revealing important lost paintings of Richard Noble. This long-overdue research will rewrite gallery and museum catalogues in Australia and Britain, and finally deliver some justice to our lost artists.
Umar Bin Abdul Aziz
Price: Free! Words: 11,890. Language: English. Published: August 12, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography, Nonfiction » Biography » Religious biography
Umar bin Abdul Aziz was an Islamic reformer in the 8th century & the 5th rightly guided caliph of Islam. Though the Umayyad rulers were largely self-absorbed & materialistic, he proved himself a God-fearing ruler wholly vested in his people’s welfare. His rule was short but brilliant, & he proved a true Muslim hero, reviving the spirit of Islam & exceeding people's expectations on good governance.
A Life of Flight: One Pilot's Story, from Piper Cubs to 747s and Beyond
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 44,800. Language: English. Published: August 11, 2016 by Agio Publishing House. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Transportation » Aviation / Piloting & Flight Instruction
Pilot Bob Gartshore’s 42-year flying career spanned a period of rapid aviation development - from fabric-covered Piper Cubs with a little 65-hp engine to Boeing 747s with four engines developing some 240,000 pounds of thrust. He logged over 21,000 hours in the cockpit, flying to six continents - freight, charter and scheduled runs - for the RCAF, CPA, Wardair, and Canadian Airlines.
Telling Things as They Happened
Price: Free! Words: 51,500. Language: English. Published: August 10, 2016 by DEMAC A.C.. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Woman biographies
Brave political woman who fought for seamstresses's rights
Grandfather's Letters
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 47,820. Language: English. Published: August 10, 2016 by We Green Solutions. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Political biography
The controversial Professor of Mathematics, scholar and lawyer from Vavuniya – C. Suntharalingam, was a member of independent Ceylon’s first cabinet of Ministers. Resigning from his post, he wrote open letters decrying the direction Ceylon’s independence was taking.
A Spring Hike
Price: Free! Words: 1,620. Language: English. Published: August 10, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Fiction » Biographical
The author recounts an auspicious hike in the Pisgah National Forest (NC, USA) on a cool day in April of 1998. A stream-side inscription casts a spell over the day. Approx. 1600 words. Another one in the psecret psociety pshort pstory pseries. If this little autobiographical tale were a movie, it would most likely be rated PG-13. Sorry, no Mr. Malloy in this one. Not sure where he was then.
The Other Side of Reason: A Journal on PTSD
Price: $9.00 USD. Words: 24,380. Language: English. Published: August 10, 2016 by Petra Books. Categories: Nonfiction » Psychology » Mental health, Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Insightful journal of the writer's progress over three years through Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder. This book is dedicated to the passengers whose lives were changed forever in a tragic bus-train collision and in memory of those who died.
Another Nice Mess - The Laurel & Hardy Story
Price: $4.95 USD. Words: 28,920. Language: English. Published: August 9, 2016 by BearManor Media. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Celebrity biography
The book examines how the comedians teamed up and it explains why, nearly half a century after their deaths, their films continue to enchant people all over the world.
Estelle Carey Murdered By Al Capone Associates
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 2,550. Language: English. Published: August 9, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Criminals & outlaws, Nonfiction » True Crime » Organized crime
Estelle Carey was murdered in an extremely violent way on February 2, 1943. Intruders used an ice pick, among other weapons to kill her in he posh Addison Street apartment on Chicago's North Side. The dice giri and photo model was also burned severely when authorities found her. My e-book looks at Estelle Carey's life and the men she spent her time with. Many of them were former Al Capone cronies.
Open Windows - A Story of Postpartum Anxiety and Depression
Price: Free! Words: 48,870. Language: English. Published: August 9, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir, Nonfiction » Parenting » Pregnancy and Child Birth
From pregnancy to the hell that is postpartum depression and anxiety, June discloses intimate detail from her journal, medical records and family history. Amidst the savage depression and crushing panic attacks, she finds strength and solace in family, the art of storytelling and the mystery of faith.
Our Wee Geordie
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 52,330. Language: English. Published: August 9, 2016 by Austin Macauley. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Our Wee Geordie tells the story of George and his life growing up in Northern Ireland. From his birth immediately after the Second World War through to the struggles facing the country with the IRA during the Troubles, all aspects of his life are explored.
Confessions Of An Emotional Shipwreck
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 80,300. Language: English. Published: August 9, 2016 by Austin Macauley. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Adventurers & explorers, Fiction » Adventure » General
Confessions of an Emotional Shipwreck provides us with an incredibly personal and touching account of James Bridgwater’s life, from a shocking childhood tragedy to humorous accounts of his time at boarding school and on throughout his adult life.
The Other Side of Philip K. Dick
Price: $7.83 USD. Words: 55,560. Language: English. Published: August 9, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
What is the truth behind the legend of Science Fiction great, Philip K. Dick? In spring, 1972, Phil Dick moved to Fullerton, CA, where he met Mary (Maer) Wilson. Amid marriage proposals, marathon talk-fests and a love for music and films, they forged a strong friendship that would last the rest of his life. Wilson’s quirky, yet unflinchingly honest, memoir reveals a funny and generous man.
Khalid Bin Waleed
Price: Free! Words: 12,410. Language: English. Published: August 8, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography, Nonfiction » Biography » Religious biography
Khalid bin Waleed is one of the greatest generals in world history. A companion of the Prophet, he fought in many early battles in Islamic history, remaining undefeated. His talents were accompanied by his superior morals, love for God, and an astonishing willingness to give up power. He stands out on the pages of history as a brilliant military mind and an example of obedience to leadership.
La Mondélé
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 49,080. Language: Canadian French. Published: August 8, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
The story of a nurse dealing with life and death for 10 years in the deepest part of the jungle of Sierra Leone or further in the desert of Chad
Dorothea Gutzeit: Be True and Serve
Price: $9.00 USD. Words: 61,600. Language: English. Published: August 8, 2016 by Petra Books. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » History » European
A fascinating view of the “other side” in World War II, on the domestic front. Born in Berlin, Dorothea Gutzeit (1921-2005) spent her formative years in Nazi Germany and in her war-torn city. She then forged a new life in Canada.
Chasing Stones: A Memoir
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 69,970. Language: English. Published: August 8, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
Their paths first crossed when she was just a child, and years later they came together to build a marriage that lasted until the day he died. That day wasn't as far in the future as they'd thought though. When a doctor's negligence costs Alan his life, Michele struggles to find her way against a lifelong panic disorder, newfound poverty, and missing the only man she ever truly loved.