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Ludwig van beethoven
By Kleo Skavinski
Price: Free! Words: 780. Language: English. Published: July 29, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography
(5.00 from 1 review)
this is about beethovens life, from his birth to his death. he was truely a magnificent person and an extraordinary musician.
Lost and Found in France
By Rita Clements Lee and Brian Lee
Price: $1.25 USD. Words: 18,090. Language: English. Published: July 29, 2012 by Rita Clements Lee. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
The parallel memoirs of two students separated by the English Channel. In a pithy, humorous manner, Rita recounts the most vivid experiences of her student days as an assistant at a School in Albi, Southern France. 1969/70. Brian, meanwhile, relates his trials and tribulations over the intervening period.
The Chieftains: The Joe Jackson Interviews Plus
By Joe Jackson
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 24,960. Language: English. Published: July 29, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Celebrity biography
'Joe Jackson on: The Chieftains: The Joe Jackson Interviews Plus. "On November 22nd 1991, while working as an interviewer for The Irish Times and an Irish rock magazine, I decided to go to war for the Chieftains because, like its leader Paddy Moloney, I thought his group was needlessly knocked into the media shadows in Ireland by the market dominance of U2."
Memoirs of a Gondolier: Where Do People Find Love?
By Jack W. McCoy, Jr
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 10,250. Language: English. Published: July 28, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
A collection of true stories & events experienced by a Las Vegas gondolier, Umberto, who over the years has been made privy to countless stories from real couples on where they first met & how they found love. We get a glimpse into the fascinating life of a gondolier, whose remarkable experiences & captivating stories shed light on many issues of love, inspire & entertain along the way!
Two for the Cabinet
By Arthur Bustard
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 116,820. Language: English. Published: July 28, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Political biography
In 1981 President Ronald Reagan selected two individuals from a small Township in Southeastern Pennsylvania as members of his first cabinet. What is the story behind naming Senator Richard Schweiker and Andrew Lewis, Jr. to the cabinet? Why did they come to his attention? Why did their relationship with the President and each other affect America and change the course of history?
Surviving My Friends: The Kelly Johnson Story
By Dee Clark
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 34,540. Language: English. Published: July 28, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Celebrity biography
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
An authorised memoir, started by Kelly Johnson - original lead guitarist of Heavy Rock girl band Girlschool - and completed by her friends and family.
The Blows of Yesteryear: An American Saga
By John Y. Le Bourgeois
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 90,360. Language: English. Published: July 27, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Woman biographies
We recall a family of real but largely forgotten women in American history. All were descendants of Elizabeth Taylor and Peter Blow. Their lives were full, far-flung and unscripted, emblematic of the nation’s course over five generations. Our women are mostly fortunate in love, and marry good men. They are motivated. They know death, even murder; and they live with slavery and its aftermath.
Rio Retardo -- My Struggle to Stay Mildly Sane in a Wildly Unsane World.
By thomas goodrich
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 46,540. Language: English. Published: July 27, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
If you like your humor "out there," then Rio Retardo might be the read for you. There is no wussing with Goodrich—you know exactly where his shadow falls on any given issue—be it life, death, sanity, crime, politics, pit bulls running loose, or mummified geezers mistaking gas pedals for brakes and blasting holes through Walmart walls. Truly, this is a warped look at Post-sanity America.
Two Hearts
By Linda Hoye
Price: $11.99 USD. Words: 61,350. Language: English. Published: July 27, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Linda Hoye was in her early twenties when she found herself parentless for the second time. This is the story of an adoptee's journey though unfathomable grief; of what what it takes to go into the abyss of deep-seated wounding, to feel the pain, and to come out the other side. Whole, healed, and thankful.
Whistling In The Wind
By Albert McKnight
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 50,670. Language: English. Published: July 27, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Religious biography
This autobiography of Rev. Fr. Albert J. McKnight, C.S.Sp., a Black Catholic Priest who helped spearhead the economic development of Afro-Americans in Louisiana, but is now spearheading a spiritual revival seen as the only true means to authentic liberation and real equality.
When Waves Collide: Not "American" Enough, Yet Too "White Washed"?
By Phat Le
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 61,510. Language: English. Published: July 27, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
(5.00 from 1 review)
When Waves Collide is Phat Le’s call for a deeper embrace in our cultural differences--- starting with an honest assessment of his own life journey. His exploration with the themes of love, relationships, family, and loss reveals the fact that no matter the differences in our cultural background, intense human emotions and the need for connection are universal.
Step By Step
By Laura T. Jensen
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 33,510. Language: English. Published: July 27, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Step By Step is a memoir. A collection of short creative non-fiction pieces, which represent segments of my life. They are recollections of people, places and events; some big, some small, some happy, some sad. These stories richly reflect the times and, of course, me and my friends and family.
From Gigolo to Jesus
By K. L. Belvin
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 55,150. Language: English. Published: July 27, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Inspiration » Spiritual inspiration
FROM GIGOLO TO JESUS A JOURNEY FROM MISOGYNY TO MONOGAMY Life is like walking between parallel universes. One with all the temptations of the world. The other with all of the requirements to live a righteous life. You walk along the middle until you see something on either side that makes you want to jump in and hang out for a while.
Young Man of the Cloth
By Joseph Langen
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 85,700. Language: English. Published: July 27, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
Many people have asked me about the costume I wore in the seminary (cassock) and in the monastery (habit). I often thought that was an odd question. Father Brendan, the Director of Students at Holy Cross Seminary once told us that the cassocks we wore and habits we would eventually wear were the most important part of us. What we stood for was more important than who we were. This became a central
Goodbye, Mummy Darling
By Susan Tickner
Price: $5.00 USD. Words: 91,190. Language: British English. Published: July 27, 2012 by Amolibros. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
In 1952, the author of this book, and her brother, Roy, were sent to Australia by their mother under the Child Migrant Scheme. Sue and Roy’s mother had remarried, and she had been bullied by their new stepfather into getting rid of them, since he only wanted his own children. As you read Sue’s story, many unanswered questions arise.
A Biography of Saint Simon Peter the Apostle: From Fisherman to Martyr (Servants of God in the Bible)
By Robert Alan King
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 6,670. Language: English. Published: July 26, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Christianity
King explores some of the major events in Peter's life and takes a look at his walk with Jesus. The book also focuses on getting to know Peter and understanding his personality as well as contemplating the reasons for his fall in the midst of his attempt at bravery. It will discuss Peter's restoration and his part in the early development of the Christian church and his death in Rome under Nero.
101 + 50 Fantastic Liam Payne Facts
By Sarah Jessen
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 2,250. Language: English. Published: July 26, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Celebrity biography
Do you know everything there is to know about British singing sensation Liam Payne of One Direction? Test your knowledge of this X-Factor star against these 151 Fantastic Facts and see if you're a true fan!
Devil You Can't Have My Child!
By Ken Johnson
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 40,440. Language: English. Published: July 26, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
This inspiring True Story of Ken Johnson's Life Shows how anyone Can go from hate to Love, death to Life and from worst to First!
Walking Ghost: Welcome to Terrorist University
By Nicholas Black
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 42,340. Language: English. Published: July 26, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Terrorism
Witness the true life account of a US anti-terrorism operation that went wrong, was covered up, and potentially resulted in the loss of more than 200 lives. Go inside the mind of a confessed terrorist, and the man who got close to him (a fugitive on the run from the US Government, turned spy). This is not a conspiracy theory, it is the actual account, dictated by the man who infiltrated Al Qaeda.
Wearing Yesterday's Underpants - Again
By Andrew Cox
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 67,830. Language: English. Published: July 25, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
I promised Servane that our honeymoon would be really different to our previous adventures. She expected a relaxing shopping tour of Paris. Instead she got dragged across the world on a budget overland trip from Beijing to Barcelona, forced to eat flea-ridden Mongolian mutton, fire an AK-47 in a Soviet bunker and spent a night locked in a Polish toilet.