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Underdogs: How Two Indian Athletes Beat the Million Dollar Arm and Became Professional Baseball Players
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 13,890. Language: English. Published: November 14, 2013 by BookCaps. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Sports biography
Baseball players come from Cuba, Korea, Japan...India? India is the least likely place anyone would expect a professional baseball player to come from, but one man saw potential, and gave two men a chance to prove themselves. After a strong display of athletics on the Indian television show Million Dollar Arm, two pitchers (Rinku Singh and Dinsesh Patel) were invited to America by the Pittsburg
She's All Caught Up
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 125,270. Language: English. Published: November 14, 2013 by Voices International Publications Inc. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
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She's All Caught Up is a cautionary tale based on the life of Jamila T. Davis, a federal prisoner serving a 12 1/2 year sentence. Jamila grew up in a loving middle class home, raised to become her parent's ideal star child. All was copacetic until high school years. Jamila rebels and chooses to live life in the fast lane. When this good girl goes bad, it seems there is no turning back!
Beset: The Pursuit of Happiness in Times of Crisis
Price: Free! Words: 45,200. Language: English. Published: November 14, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir, Nonfiction » Relationships and Family » Abuse / domestic partner abuse
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The true story of a single father who embarks on a personal journey like no other following a slide into emotional and financial crisis. As problems mount, internal chaos grows and his young son’s autism worsens, he realises that he himself is his own worst enemy and begins to unearth the true meaning to his life...
99 Jobs: Blood, Sweat, and Houses
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 95,790. Language: English. Published: November 13, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir, Nonfiction » Home and Garden » Home repair
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A carpenter can fix the house. But how do you fix a broken home? In this award-winning memoir, Joe Cottonwood recalls a lifetime making repairs. Everybody needs a little help, a little warmth: the blonde in the hot tub—the dying billionaire—the wounded war vet—the rebel teen— the lonely French teacher—and the author himself. "Expertly crafted!"—Kirkus. "Gritty and entertaining."—Publishers Weekly.
Recess Is My Best Subject
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 88,430. Language: English. Published: November 13, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
What if, in order to survive, you were thrown into a teaching job with young children and no training? Recess Is My Best Subject tells the true story of a professional woman who, after a family tragedy, plunges into the world of substitute teaching in the public schools of Sioux Falls, South Dakota.
Extraordinary Women of the Rocky Mountain West
Series: Regional History Series. Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 100,520. Language: English. Published: November 13, 2013 by Pikes Peak Library District. Categories: Nonfiction » History » North America, Nonfiction » Biography » Woman biographies
Extraordinary Women of the Rocky Mountain West brings us the real women who homesteaded, worked the ranches, built the cities, ran the businesses, brought art to the frontier, founded the institutions, preserved human history and natural wonders, fought against racial and gender discrimination, and advanced the cause of equality for women.
The Secrets of Filming Swallows & Amazons
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 68,930. Language: English. Published: November 13, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Entertainment » Celebrity culture
The true-life memoir of a child star. In 1973, Sophie Neville was cast as Titty alongside Suzanna Hamilton and Virginia McKenna in the EMI/Theatre Projects movie of 'Swallows & Amazons'. Made before the advent of CGI or digital technology, the young actors lived out Arthur Ransome's epic adventure, with all of its camaraderie and thrills, on location in the British Lake District.
The Dunce At The Back Of The Class
Price: $4.25 USD. Words: 64,390. Language: British English. Published: November 13, 2013 by Strict Publishing International. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Other biographies, Fiction » Inspirational
William was an unwanted child, mistreated, beaten and mentally abused. He had to learn to look after himself, to stand up against those who abused him, and to become self-reliant emotionally and physically. William’s story is of a child desperate to reach out to someone or something to find an escape from the cruelty around him. It is a story that he has waited more than sixty years to tell.
NELSON MANDELA - A MAN FIRST
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 163,030. Language: British English. Published: November 13, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Celebrity biography, Nonfiction » Biography » Presidents & heads of state
Nelson Mandela, the most famous prisoner of the 20th century, was a tribal prince, the leader of the African National Congress, the commander-in-chief of a rebel army, and a head of state. But he was, first and foremost, a man. This intimate, in-depth biography traces his life from the rural Transkei to the capitals of the world, revealing the heart-stopping danger of his life as the famous ‘Blac
Thoughts from My Autistic Mind: Book I
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 16,840. Language: English. Published: November 13, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Relationships and Family » Autism spectrum disorders
Thoughts From My Autistic Mind is the first book in a series of blog entries by Author Travis Breeding. Travis has autism and strives to provide society with an understanding of what living with Autism is like on a daily basis by sharing his blog entries with all of us. Travis gives the reader a detailed look into his mind and emotions as he navigates every day life on the Autism Spectrum.
A Time to Live, a Time to Die
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 166,710. Language: English. Published: November 12, 2013 by National Pacific Press. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Woman biographies, Nonfiction » Inspiration » Personal inspiration
The fascinating true life story of an extraordinary Ukrainian woman who grew up in war-torn Europe in the 1940s, surviving a genocidal Nazi occupation of her homeland, slave labour camps, and Allied bombing raids. After the war, Lida was given the opportunity to start a new life in a distant land, and overcame many obstacles to achieve her greatest desires - success, happiness and security.
This Life of Mine: A Collection of Short Stories by J.E. Gilbert
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 25,390. Language: English. Published: November 12, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
This largely autobiographical series of vignettes captures the grimness, wildness and unpredictability of an era when times were tough and people were tougher. Gilbert’s simple, yet masterful storytelling frequently leads the reader in very unexpected directions. These human narratives ring with honesty and humor and contribute to preserving a unique part of the past.
Selma Lagerlöfs dagbok Mårbacka III
Price: Free! Words: 43,410. Language: Swedish. Published: November 12, 2013 by Mörkersdottir förlag. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Other biographies
14-åriga Selma Lagerlöfs dagbok från år 1873.
The Alchemist of Light: A Biography of Georges Méliès
Price: Free! Words: 1,980. Language: English. Published: November 12, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Cultural heritage, Nonfiction » Biography » Other biographies
Georges Méliès was the first sci-fi movie director, not to mention one of the worlds’ first movie directors. He made 552 films between 1896 and 1913--nearly all of which are under twenty minutes in length (many are only one or two minutes long.) His films are some of the most imaginative films ever to be directed, even by today’s standards.
The High Price I Had To Pay 2 Sentenced To 30 Years As A Non-Violent. First Time Offender
Price: Free! Words: 14,730. Language: English. Published: November 11, 2013 by Voices International Publications Inc. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
The High Price I Had To Pay 2 is a cautionary tale based on the life of Michelle Miles. As a means to escape poverty, Miles tried her hand in the drug game, joining the notorious "Burrell Organization." Little did she know, this poor choice would land her a 30 year sentence in federal prison. Miles' jaw dropping story will make you think. Does the U.S judicial system represent justice for all?
Dead Wrong 2: Diana, Princess of Wales
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 19,680. Language: English. Published: November 11, 2013 and represented by David Vigliano. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Royalty biography, Nonfiction » True Crime » Assassinations and Conspiracies
There’s a lot we haven’t heard about the murder of Princess Diana! Belzer & Wayne are back, and with a big conspiracy and cover-up too. This book documents all the factual evidence like it’s never been done before.
In and Out of Arkansas
Price: $6.00 USD. Words: 46,890. Language: English. Published: November 11, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
Read along as Donna Mott shares stories of her family’s move in 1972 from Kansas City to Brother Adam’s Mountain in Arkansas. Join the family as they learn to live in a very different culture, far away from a town and grocery stores. Donna tells of meeting FBI men, hippies, Jesus, past life experts and former prisoners from Alcatraz.
The Devil Within
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 60,470. Language: English. Published: November 11, 2013 by Scratching Shed Publishing. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Sports biography, Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Football & rugby
In The Devil Within, rugby star Malcolm Alker reveals all about his fiery and at times controversial career. A battler known for his integrity on and off the field, Alker lifts the lid on his own experiences with drugs, alcohol, illegal betting and depression. With a fight on almost every page, this is a frank and brutally honest confessional of a life on the sporting front line.
A Boy's War
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 11,050. Language: Commonwealth English. Published: November 11, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Cultural heritage, Nonfiction » Entertainment » Biography
A collection of prose and poetry about the Primary schooldays of John Pratt in Bexhill-on-Sea, England, during World War 2, 1939-1944.
Ad Mad
You set the price! Words: 40,610. Language: English. Published: November 11, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Humor and satire, Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Ad Mad is a collection of humorous stories from the crazy world of advertising. You always thought that those stories about the crazy things that went on in advertising were a bit exaggerated. You’re about to learn that they were tame in comparison to the hilarious things that really happened. During the golden years of advertising things were a lot crazier than what they are today.