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The Blind History Lady Presents' Gussie Mast and Her Siblings
Series: The Blind History Lady Presents. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,160. Language: English. Published: April 1, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography
A story of Gussie Mast and her other disabled siblings go through the changes in the education of the blind and indeed, the education and employment options for the disabled in the state of California from the mid 1800's to the mid 1900's. Although each child in the family presented with the same background, education and support services, little that they were at that time, found very different.
The Joy of Poetry: How to Keep, Save & Make Your Life With Poems
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 34,890. Language: English. Published: April 1, 2016 by T.S. Poetry Press. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Editors, journalists, & publishers, Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » Teaching
Part memoir, part humorous and poignant defense of poetry, this is a book that shows you what it is to live a life with poems at your side (and maybe in your Topo Chico®). Megan Willome's story is one you won't want to put down, and you'll love her uncanny ability to reveal the why's and how's of poetry.
Jack McVey Welterweight Boxer From Georgia
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 4,440. Language: English. Published: March 31, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » People of color, Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Boxing
Jack McVey fought in some of the best venues of his era, including bouts against Sailor Freedman at Yankee Stadium, in 1926, and another against KO Phil Kaplan at the Queensboro Stadium on Long Island in 1928. It was an era of discrimination when a black fighter like McVey was booed relentlessly during his fights. Jack has been compared to Elbows McFadden, i.e. all gloves, elbows and forearms.
Ancestral Notes: A Family Dream Journal
Series: Biography & Memoir. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 42,100. Language: English. Published: March 31, 2016 by Amador Publishers, LLC. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir, Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Jewish
Dream journal entries, poems, essays, short stories, and a drama based on the author's investigations into her family history and cultural identity. She explores the themes of Jewish spirituality, shtetl life in Europe, immigration to the USA, and men's and women's traditional roles. Repeated references to spirits suggest that this inquiry is not only guided but demanded by ancestral souls.
Living For a Reason - A True Cancer Journey
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 52,180. Language: English. Published: March 31, 2016 by Austin Macauley. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Other biographies
There can be up to 50,000 cases of breast cancer a year in the UK. Ann, in J.A. Prescott's Living for a Reason, is just one. On receiving the news of her condition Ann greets it with the response - ‘You haven't told me that I'm dying yet?' and that is the spirit she carries throughout the book.
Jesse Owens, Adolf Hitler and the 1936 Summer Olympics
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 10,360. Language: English. Published: March 30, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Modern / 20th Century, Nonfiction » Biography » Sports biography
One of the evilest men in history, Adolf Hitler, would cross paths with the fastest man on the planet, Jesse Owens, at the 1936 Summer Olympics at Berlin, Germany during the dangerous time leading up to World War II.
Cadet: A Memoir
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 55,930. Language: English. Published: March 30, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Disgraced, he’s off to Pensacola, the “Cradle of Naval Aviation.” There’s a bailout from a burning seaplane. A week later at his new squadron he’s involved in the crash of their Beechcraft. One year later he was being carried by stretcher out of a major crash of a DC-3 in Naples, Italy. A pattern?
The Grief Chronicles: With You in My Eyes Like Flaming Flowers: A Survivors Guide to Death by Overdose
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 14,480. Language: English. Published: March 29, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Parenting » Family tragedy
This is the story of one mother's grief recovery after her daughters overdose death in 2009. In her own words, "So to you, fellow grief travelers, I say, be tough in your own little way. Pull on your sturdy grief knapsack with all the sturdy grief supplies in it, ropes and pulleys, and trudge your way up the grief mountain. Because I’ll be waiting for you at the top."
Doll Rafferty
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 2,300. Language: English. Published: March 29, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Boxing, Nonfiction » Biography » People of color
Originally from Chicago Doll Rafferty came to prominence in Milwaukee as a pupil of former fight great Joe Gans. He was also trained by former lightweight champion Pinkey Williams. Doll's best punch was a right and he ascended the lightweight ladder for a time, before peaking around 1947. My book looks at his fights, family, untimely death and contains a detailed list of his opponents & fights.
Never Give Up
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 39,900. Language: English. Published: March 28, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
On July 3, 1975, Billy dove into the lake and broke his neck. His family was told he was a quadriplegic and he should be put in a nursing home. His family never accepted that prognosis and they never told Billy that he wouldn’t walk again.
My Brother, Ernest Hemingway
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 102,810. Language: English. Published: March 28, 2016 by Crossroad Press. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Literary biography
My Brother, Ernest Hemingway was the only biography Ernest knew about, and he was pleased with it―although he asked his brother to postpone publication while he was still alive. First published in 1962, Leicester’s biography provides a revealing and intimate portrait of one of the great writers of our century.
El último prefecto
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 18,530. Language: Spanish. Published: March 28, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Civil and human rights
Historia de casos sorprendentes en la memoria de uno de los últimos prefectos de la Venezuela del año 2.001
A Cry for Justice
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 71,140. Language: English. Published: March 28, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Criminals & outlaws
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The story of Daniel Cummings was highlighted and given national exposure 20 years ago on the Geraldo Rivera Show entitled “Spouses of Rape Victims... ” When the heinous crime of rape has been per¬petrated upon a man’s wife, and the culprit has been identified by the victim, and that identity made known to the agents of law enforcement, it is reasonably expected that justice will occur.
When Angels Fly
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 129,410. Language: English. Published: March 28, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Christian Life / Relationships
Inspirational story, a woman, rose above an extremely abusive childhood, and marriage, to learn faith, love, and motherhood from her own son’s courageous fight with cancer; illuminating example of how women who are in physically, mentally and emotionally abusive relationships can successfully escape, and warns of how the actions of medical professionals can be a soothing balm or a deadly arrow.
As Good as a Feast: Essays on Enough
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 20,710. Language: English. Published: March 27, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Essay » Author profile
The authors whose essays appear in this anthology explore the concept of “enough” from a variety of perspectives. One author explores psychological theories, while another draws her inspiration from the Bible. One thread that runs through all of these essays is that of the compelling personal stories that have led the writers to learn that “enough” really is as good as a feast.
Crazy Shopping People
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 8,040. Language: American English. Published: March 27, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Humor and satire, Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Crazy people like to shop. A fact of retail life learned by my fifteen year old self while working at my first "real" job at a small town discount store. When you're the only place to shop in an isolated town, you become a mecca for all sorts of people who need to buy stuff - including weirdos, creeps and terrible people who should NEVER leave their lairs.
Mino Gakoi
Series: The Society Files. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 1,080. Language: English. Published: March 27, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Woman biographies
Mino Gakoi, is not about shoji, nor is it about the Mino castle. It is about our castle of life. Just like a game of chess, our life depends on how we develop our limited resources. In order to survive and win the war against life, what are the three things that we must develop and how will that help us?
Anything You Want: 40 Lessons for a New Kind of Entrepreneur | Summary
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 7,370. Language: English. Published: March 26, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Business biography, Nonfiction » Biography » Business biography
This is a story of success, yes, but it’s the story of a specific success. Sivers tells those who have made it as far as page two, the story of the particular thing that he wanted. Many people – most people – want something. The interesting bit is that Sivers actually went out and got it. He also got a multi-million dollar corporation, too.
Richard Doc Baily "The Way of The Savant"
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 70. Language: English. Published: March 26, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Artists, architects, & photographers
Richard Doc Baily - known as an Image Savant who worked on such films as Fight Club, Stay, Solaris and Superman returns. Richard was legendary in his field specializing in visual effects and creating the Spore Program. Susan Johnston compiled this book to let others into the mind of this genius. Richard 'Dr.' Baily was born on February 16, 1953 in Los Angeles, California, USA. Died April 2006.
Time Well Spent
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 31,470. Language: English. Published: March 26, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
"Time Well Spent" is a personal account of Ken Ryeland’s training as a motor fitter in Birmingham, where he served his apprenticeship with British Railways (London Midland Region) from 1957 to 1963.