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Como apreciar a Alfonso Reyes
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 74,430. Language: Spanish. Published: January 17, 2014 by LD Books - Lectorum. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary criticism, Nonfiction » Biography » Cultural heritage
Alfonso Reyes funda su doctrina en el hombre, en la situación y en el destino de este en el universo, por ello se interesa en su pasado y en su presente, defendiendo en muchos de sus textos el papel de América en el concierto de la cultura universal. En este libro se recorren ideas, consejos, el mundo en síntesis, sus costumbres, personajes e inquietudes poéticas.
Brave Deeds
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 21,910. Language: English. Published: January 17, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography
A selection of brave and awe-inspiring deeds which gained gallantry medals, from Victorian epics such as the Charge of the Light Brigade and the Defence of Rorke's Drift to the George Cross and the Iranian Embassy siege. With a story of an unsung hero who was overlooked when the medals for bravery were given out. Also available in illustrated print format.
Ernest Amory Codman: The End Result of a Life in Medicine
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 114,310. Language: English. Published: January 16, 2014 by Crossroad Press. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Physicians & medical professionals, Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Medicine
Here's the first book-length biography of Ernest A. Codman (1869-1940), "father of shoulder surgery" and pioneer in outcomes research. This book vividly recalls Codman's career, including his breakthrough idea that patients' progress should be followed long enough to determine if their treatments are working.
Nobody's Baby: Memoir of An Unwanted Child
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 48,330. Language: English. Published: January 16, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir, Nonfiction » Gay and Lesbian » Coming out
Toni Macante was born with a birth defect that resulted in a severely disfiguring left leg. Neglected by her parents, she learned tenacity and resilience that served her well when she faced life on her own while coming of age and coming out as a lesbian in the late forties and early fifties.
Bonnie and Klyde + 2 Cats: The Journey of a Starving Artist
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 56,490. Language: English. Published: January 16, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Redd, KOG, Panda and Tabbey, make their way across the country in search of the american dream, expecting to coast through life as they did in Connecticut, but they were thrown around by life. They hit hard times. In order to survive, they have to bend and break some laws.
English Yarns and Beyond
Series: The Ray Dennis Series, Book 2. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 18,970. Language: English. Published: January 16, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir, Fiction » Literary collections » Diaries & Journals
In this short story collection, Gary Troia shares his adventures, travels and memoirs from his life. Anyone who has ever done building work for brutal wage slavery and wondered if they were going mad, will recognise the life of Ray Dennis, (Troia's alter ego) which evokes a vision of mind-numbing, soul-destroying workplaces and workmates.
Воспоминания фельдшера, Михаила Новикова, о Финской войне
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,570. Language: Russian. Published: January 16, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Military biography, Fiction » Literary collections » Russian & Former Soviet Union
Эта небольшая по объему книга уникальна по своему содержанию. Здесь записаны реальные воспоминания солдата о Финской войне. Этот солдат – мой дедушка, Новиков Михаил Антонович. Он прожил 90 лет и умер в г. Мичуринске, где и похоронен.
My Eye in the Storm - Katrina Close Up
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 58,550. Language: English. Published: January 15, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir, Nonfiction » History » American
(5.00 from 1 review)
My Eye In the Storm – Katrina Close Up is a memoir of the time I spent working as a Disaster Housing Inspector in 2005, after the most devastating hurricane of our lifetime hit the Gulf Coast, Hurricane Katrina. This is a story of the victims, the destruction, disaster workers, bad politics, and human behavior during a time when all aspects of life were pushed to the limit.
Sunny Side Up: Life and Times of Backyard Chickens
Price: Free! Words: 5,930. Language: English. Published: January 15, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Biography, Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
This fun, quick-read eBook exclusive is about 13-year-old Natalie growing up in a suburban town with crazy chickens living in her backyard. Short stories include a desperate chicken escape, a surprise rooster, a poor little chick with a crooked beak, and more. Written when Natalie was 11-years-old in 2012, readers will feel her emotions as she tells her tales of quirky chickens.
Driven Beyond Success
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 79,800. Language: English. Published: January 15, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Self-improvement » Personal Growth / General
This remarkable true story is of a man who overcame unbelievable challenges and how he became a huge success in business with stories that will bring tears of joy and sadness. Primoff shares some of the adventures of his amazing life; his double-life working with the FBI; a plot to murder him and his reflections on politicians and celebrities he came in contact with in the G. W. Bush White House.
This Ocean Called Freedom: My Eight Decades of Challenge and Transformation
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 47,060. Language: English. Published: January 15, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
This Ocean Called Freedom: My Eight Decades of Challenge and Transformation, is a poignant memoir that chronicles a woman’s search for a life that makes sense. During a span of 80 years, Diane See repeatedly challenged the status quo.
The Art of Trapeze: One Woman's Journey of Soaring, Surrendering, and Awakening
Series: The Awakening Consciousness Series, Book 1. Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 122,690. Language: English. Published: January 15, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Self-improvement » Personal Growth / General
With nothing to lose and only a dream to gain, Molly McCord moves to Paris to follow the courageous call of her heart. She arrives in a city she has never visited before and builds her dream life until a bigger purpose unfolds. Filled with love, authenticity, adventure, and laughter, this bestselling memoir is an unexpected journey to deeper levels of personal consciousness and soul growth.
The Joys and Perils of Serving Abroad: Memoirs of a U.S Foreign Service Family
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 98,990. Language: English. Published: January 15, 2014 by MAP. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography
Diego's first overseas assignment was to Mexico, where he assisted jailed or troubled Americans and shipped dead Americans home, tasks that were "an effective introduction to the Foreign Service," he opines. Diego went on to assignments in Panama, Portugal, Brazil, and Venezuela, was appointed ambassador to Colombia and Brazil, and also served as Assistant Secretary of State for Consular Affairs.
A Lonely Soldier
Price: $5.00 USD. Words: 64,270. Language: English (Irish dialect). Published: January 15, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Military biography
A story of the Rhodesian civil war based on the experiences of a man who fought and lost. Never again was life the same for Noel, nor could it be. John Behan. Author. Dublin. Ireland. January 2014.
Steve Jobs Speaks
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 17,500. Language: English. Published: January 14, 2014 by Mahesh Dutt Sharma. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Celebrity biography
Steve Jobs story is the story of the CEO of that company who is the world’s richest company and who has made the world digital; it is a story like a most common man who has spent all his life in relation to fulfilling his stubbornness.
Running From Cancer: a tilted memoir
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 71,440. Language: English. Published: January 14, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Cancer, Nonfiction » Biography » Woman biographies
"You can run, but you can't hide" is the start of this insightful memoir down the Breast Cancer Freeway. Author/survivor DebiLyn Smith says she is your horrible warning. "Don't be naive like I was. Stop running from cancer. Learn to stand and fight back. The earlier you start fighting cancer, the more hope you have. Right now would be a good time." "Fantastic. Funny. Helpful. Precious."
Ezra and Hadassah: A Portrait of American Royalty
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 75,080. Language: English. Published: January 14, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Ezra and Hadassah: A Portrait of American Royalty is a memoir of a family torn apart due to mental illness and developmental delays. It chronicles the struggles of foster care, adoption and the redemption that comes from reconnecting with imperfect family.
How Do I Go Forward Without You
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 36,440. Language: English. Published: January 14, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
In gripping transparency, Narseary Harris details her journey through living with and having to let go of the sons that she loved so dearly.
Matinee and Evening “The Story of Actors Abby Lewis and John Seymour”
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 74,900. Language: American English. Published: January 13, 2014 by Brighton Publishing LLC. Categories: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Biography, Nonfiction » Biography » Celebrity biography
This is the story of Abby Lewis, a beautiful, strong, and determined actress, and her husband, the charming, sophisticated actor John Seymour. Their love story spans more than five decades, through many trials and triumphs. The story gives an insider’s look into the trials and rewards of life as an actor. It paints a compelling portrait of a couple who “made it” in an extremely competitive field.
Walls Go Up, Walls Come Down
Price: $1.91 USD. Words: 10,570. Language: English. Published: January 13, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Biography » Criminals & outlaws
(5.00 from 1 review)
Part of my life in the 80's, where I lost my way, then found myself again after isolation, drugs, prison, contractual work for the NSA, then my path back to myself