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Prison Hulk to Redemption: Part One of a Family History 1788-1900
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 142,930. Language: English. Published: November 25, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography, Nonfiction » History » Australia & New Zealand
The author undertakes a journey with his ancestors through Australia's colonial history - a history that hardly has its equal. He traces the cultural continuities of Australian society and shows where his ancestors fitted in. An important part of the story is the indispensable role the convicts played in establishing the Australian nation. Nine convict ancestors are found in the direct line.
Twists and Turns. The Life and Times of a Nurse 1935-2015
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 143,530. Language: English. Published: November 24, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Physicians & medical professionals, Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Healthcare issues
Laurie Maddison describes her experiences as a child in Malaya, Australia and England. After school she enters nursing, marries, has a child and returns to Perth, Western Australia, where she works at Sir Charles Gairdner Hospital and in specialist areas at Royal Perth, followed by community nursing, post-graduate courses at University, mental health nursing, and finally as a university lecturer.
Donald Trump: Life and Business Lessons
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 8,020. Language: English. Published: November 24, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Business biography, Nonfiction » Biography » Celebrity biography
Donald Trump knows that everything in life is a series of decisions that many of which you control the outcome of, and some you do not. Therefore, succeeding is your choice and yours alone. It is your decision that determines the way that you are going to travel in life, so start making knowledgeable and wise decisions in order to achieve all of your dreams and objectives before it is too late.
From P.O.W. to C.E.O.
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 62,840. Language: English. Published: November 24, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Public relations, Nonfiction » Biography » Business biography
As a newly liberated POW of the Japanese, Loet Velmans returned from the Far East to Europe, and shortly thereafter set out for the U.S., where he was hired by John Hill, the founder of Hill & Knowlton, America’s largest PR firm. In telling the story of his rise to the position of Chairman and CEO of Hill & Knowlton, Velmans shares his unique perspective on the “culture gap” between nations.
Scaling the Slippery Slope
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 41,600. Language: English. Published: November 24, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Woman biographies
This is a true autobiography of a woman who was addicted to alcohol but has now been sober over 33 years. Not "preachy" but meant to inspire and uplift all who have a similar challenge. It is informative, educational, entertaining, even racy in places and scientific in others.
Shattered China Dream
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 245,870. Language: English. Published: November 23, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » History » Asian
For 100 years, three generations of the author’s Anglo-Chinese family lived in China. They were unfairly treated due to their mixed blood, particularly in the era of Mao. After more than 20 years of studying, researching and verifying Chinese Modern History as well as family history, the author tells a remarkable true story of three generations living in China and tracing their British ancestry.
Yiddish Lost and Found: Eavesdropping on the Ancestors
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 21,750. Language: English. Published: November 23, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Cultural heritage, Nonfiction » Social Science » Jewish studies
Yiddish learner and novelist Ellen Galford (author of The Dyke and the Dybbuk, The Fires of Bride and other feminist cult classics) takes a short, sharp look at the fragmentary, battered but tenacious Yiddish that survived three generations of her family’s journey from the Russian Pale of Settlement to the fleshpots of the Bronx and the wilds of New Jersey.
Back To My Beginnings
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 75,480. Language: English. Published: November 23, 2015 by Austin Macauley. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Snakes under beds. "Whippings" for bad behaviour. Uneaten meals re-presented at every mealtime until finished. Presents that mysteriously disappear after a day or two, never to be seen again. Is this the stuff of nightmares or the real thing? As a Home Girl or, as labelled by their fellow school pupils, a Dirty Smelly Home Girl, Paddy learns to stand up for what she wants in life
The Feet of a Princess
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 52,250. Language: English. Published: November 23, 2015 by Christian Living Books, Inc.. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Adventurers & explorers
Set in a middle class neighborhood in Wilmington, Delaware during the time of Sputnik, fall-out shelters, desegregation and the civil rights movement, “The Feet of a Princess” is a front-row seat to a different type of Negro family during an era that history has yet to address. Second Editionl
You Did What?!
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 21,680. Language: English. Published: November 23, 2015 by Austin Macauley. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Other biographies
Growing up in 40s Britain was a lot different than it is today. A memory-laden read for those familiar with the period, an eye-opener for those who have grown up with safety shoes, goggles and warning signs, and can't believe anyone could survive without them.
Coyote Wisdom Visits Brooklyn and Travels the Universe
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 31,710. Language: English. Published: November 23, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Coyote Wisdom Visits Brooklyn and Travels the Universe is a memoir consisting of original linked short stories. They trace my discovery of a deep, spirited rapport, spoken and unspoken, between humans and animals based on my encounters in the Sonora Desert, the Texas Hill Country, Brooklyn and Toronto. I first met Coyote in Central Texas, and soon afterwards, in the Sonora Desert around Tucson.
Still Floating: Book III - Alone on My Detour to Two on Lucky
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 92,460. Language: Canadian English. Published: November 22, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » Trip Journals, Nonfiction » Biography » Adventurers & explorers
Sharon sails out alone on in My Detour, and meets the sailor who will change everything. There are setbacks, both in boat and body, but together Sharon and Richard work out a new adventure in the Florida Keys and the Bahamas.
Pablo Escobar: The Rise and Fall of the King of Cocaine
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 7,910. Language: English. Published: November 22, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Criminals & outlaws, Nonfiction » Biography » Reference
This book tells the beginnings and the brutal rise as well as the fall of the world’s most dangerous outlaw and Colombian King of Cocaine Pablo Escobar, whose injustice criminal empire and reign held a whole nation of over 30 million hostages. His criminal empire has brought a reign of complete chaos and terror that would only end with Pablo Escobar’s death.
Steve Jobs: an Icon to Remember
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 7,840. Language: English. Published: November 22, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Business biography, Nonfiction » Biography » Scientists, Inventors
For those who are just starting to do great in life, they can find real lessons from the life of Steve Jobs, who didn’t have an affluent life or a memorable childhood, money, or an extravagant college experience. He began as a simple man who only wanted to accomplish something out of his dreams. He didn’t have enough in life, only the ability to make use of the available resources around him.
Footpaths and fishing boats : growing up in Nipper's Harbour
Price: $5.00 USD. Words: 33,320. Language: English. Published: November 22, 2015 by Petra Books. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Travel » By region
Memoirs: girl growing up in remote Newfoundland fishing port, 1950s-1960s, Canada
Josephine Baker
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 3,840. Language: English. Published: November 22, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » People of color, Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Performing arts
Josephine Baker was exiled from Paris after making a critical comment about a Nazi official's pet cheetah. In south France she found herself without an alternative until she wired a friend in Paris to send her a lucky rabbit's foot that she had kept from her time in New York City. Her luck changed soon after the talisman was returned. My e-book was researched from newspapers of the 20th century.
Maria Callas was here
Price: Free! Words: 1,060. Language: English. Published: November 22, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Celebrity biography, Nonfiction » Music » Opera
A photographic journey by Minoas about Maria Callas life in Athens neighborhoods.
I'm A Bisexual
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 16,850. Language: English. Published: November 22, 2015 by Gorillas With Scissors Press (GWSP). Categories: Nonfiction » Gay and Lesbian » Biographies, Nonfiction » Biography » Gay and lesbian
A collection of ten personal essay detailing my journey of sexual evolution. This is my story of first accepting and then ultimately embracing my identity as a bisexual middle aged American man.
Sunny Days: Chasing the Clouds Away (You're The Inspiration Book 1)
Series: You're The Inspiration: A Gen Xer’s Childhood Creative Influences. Price: Free! Words: 4,840. Language: English. Published: November 21, 2015 by Gorillas With Scissors Press (GWSP). Categories: Essay » Author profile, Nonfiction » Biography » Literary biography
What were the things that inspired a fledgling writer to create in the years before puberty?
Dalai Lama: His Story Unleashed
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 7,940. Language: English. Published: November 20, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Eastern, Nonfiction » Biography » Religious biography
In this E-book, we will explore how His Holiness, the Dalai Lama, fulfil these commitments as we discover his life, his struggles, how he received his sanctity, and what he has gone through before he reach what he is today.