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Biography of SP Malhotra by Saaz Aggarwal
Price: Free! Words: 78,950. Language: Commonwealth English. Published: May 13, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Industries / food industry
He became head of his family and business when he was only fifteen. Orphaned at nineteen, rendered homeless by Partition at twenty-one, Satpal Malhotra arrived in Pune at 8.30 pm on the 13th of November 1947. In three days time he had rented a shop, set up a business, and even made a profit.
Alexander the Great: The Macedonian Who Conquered the World by Sean Patrick
Price: Free! Words: 16,020. Language: English. Published: May 13, 2013 by Oculus Publishers. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Military biography
If you want to learn about one of history’s greatest military commanders and uncover some of his secrets of drive—drive that enabled him and his small army to first subdue all of Greece and then the mighty Persian Empire—then you want to read this book.
Powered On by Sarah Churman
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 22,460. Language: English. Published: May 13, 2013 by Indigo River Publishing. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir, Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Hearing & speech
Powered On is the true story of Sarah Churman's amazing transition from a life without natural hearing to a new world of sound. Nearly three decades after being born profoundly deaf, an advancement in technology allowed Sarah to hear the voices of her own children clearly for the very first time. In this deeply personal work, she reveals what it means to experience both sides of a disability.
Guarding bin Laden: My Life in Al-Qaeda by Nasser al-Bahri
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 56,700. Language: English. Published: May 13, 2013 by Thin Man Press. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Terrorism, Nonfiction » Biography » Criminals & outlaws
Originally published in French, this well-reviewed 2010 memoir by Osama bin Laden's former bodyguard provides an unparalleled account of life in the heart of al-Qaeda in the run-up to 9/11. ‘Bin Laden’s former bodyguard delivers a breath-taking account’ Tele et Vous 15 September 2011 ‘An intriguing glimpse of life inside the al-Qa’ida chief’s lair’ Sunday Times 19 April 2010
Byron: The Impossible Hero by Derek Parker
Price: $5.55 USD. Words: 35,070. Language: English. Published: May 12, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Literary biography
George Gordon, Lord Byron became famous because of a poem - then became notorious because of his private life. Those who have never read a line of his poetry think of him as a dashing lover whose mistresses included his half-sister, and half the women in Italy. This short biography follows him from London to Venice and on to his death fighting for freedom in Greece.
Moms are from Mars: a savory blend of memories, opinions, advice and ridiculousness by Janene Murphy
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 63,190. Language: English. Published: May 12, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Humor and satire, Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
From non-Pulitzer Prize winning author/blogger, Janene Murphy, come true life tales highlighting her struggle to figure life out. Laugh along as she chronicles her stumbles through dating, money, high school, travel, fashion, and motherhood. Be warned, though. She has learned from her mistakes. You'll find plenty of opinions and advice, as well.
Nelly Furtado Biography: The Music Sensation´s Life and Career by Cindy Vincent
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 4,040. Language: English. Published: May 12, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Artists, architects, & photographers, Nonfiction » Entertainment » Biography
Profile Born in Victoria, British Columbia on December 12, 1978, Nelly Kim Furtado expanded up in a musical household with her Portuguese moms and dads. At 18, she entered a skill competitors and was uncovered by an impresario. This resulted in a record contract and her very first album Whoa, Nelly! in 2000. Hit songs include "I resemble a" (2000), "Promiscuous" (2006) and "Say it Right" (2007).
Kristen Stewart Report: International Twilight Star by Cindy Vincent
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 4,110. Language: English. Published: May 12, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Entertainment » Celebrity culture
Life and Career Born on April 9, 1990 in Los Angeles, California, Kristen Stewart is an actress best recognized for her functions in Panic room, Twilight, Catch That Children, and Into the Wild. The daughter of a stage manager and producer and a scriptwriter, she went to school till she reached the seventh grade. After which, she simply continued her education by means of correspondence.
Kenny Rogers Biography: Legendary Country Music Star by Cindy Vincent
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 5,310. Language: English. Published: May 12, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Celebrity biography, Nonfiction » Entertainment » Music
Kenny Rogers was born August 21, 1938 in Houston, Texas. Rogers discharged The Gambler in 1978. The title track became one more substantial country and pop hit and provided Rogers his second Grammy Award. In addition to his solo work, Rogers tape-recorded a series of favorites with country legend Dottie West. By this time, he was a true crossover artist.
Kathy Griffin Raw: Stand-Up Comedian and Reality TV Star by Cindy Vincent
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 4,430. Language: English. Published: May 12, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Performing arts
Essential Information Kathleen Mary Griffin was born in Oak Park, Illinois on November 4, 1960. Her mom, Mary Margaret "Maggie" (nee Corbally), and her father, John Patrick Griffin, were first-generation Irish Americans. Maggie worked as a cashier in the Oak Park Medical facility. The last of 5 youngsters, her brother or sisters are Kenny, Joyce, Gary, and John.
Jimmy Kimmel: Late Night Funny Man by Cindy Vincent
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 3,600. Language: English. Published: May 12, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Jimmy Kimmel was born in Brooklyn, New York, on November 13, 1967. In 1997, Kimmel made the leap from radio to TV, as host of the game show Win Ben Stein's Money. 2 years later on, he established a production company called Jackhole Industries. As soon as he had numerous favorite programs under his belt, ABC showed an interest in him as a potential late evening host.
No Regrets: Memoirs of a Punk by Tony Rocco
Price: $1.77 USD. Words: 30,210. Language: English. Published: May 12, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir(5.00 from 1 review)
No Regrets: Memoirs of a Punk recounts the author's early days on the San Francisco punk scene, and tells the tale of a young Catholic boy who escapes his conservative Texas upbringing to live the life of a free-spirited punk rocker in the San Francisco of the 1970's.
Lemonade Life by Lloyd S. Daley
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 56,140. Language: English. Published: May 12, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir, Nonfiction » Inspiration » Personal inspiration
This meaningful biography—from the hand of a now-polished diamond in the rough—is nothing short of what all hopeful foreigners come to U.S. shores to achieve. Lloyd S. Daley has managed to overcome obstacles, resolve brutal memories, educate and hoist himself into a solid, contributing citizen. Lemonade Life is a tell-all of what it is really like growing up on the uneven playing field of life.
Marked For Greatness by Pamela Harmon Shade
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 25,570. Language: English. Published: May 10, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Woman biographies
In the spiritual warfare autobiography, Marked for Greatness, readers are captivated by the unbelievable situations the author encounters and how eerily they parallel encounters found throughout the scriptures, and an unveiling occurs when we discover that there is a spiritual force behind the scenes at work to destroy our confidence in the call God has placed on our lives.
Nelsegno dello Zodiaco by Mario Zodiaco
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 125,070. Language: Italian. Published: May 10, 2013 by Gingko edizioni. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Business biography
Copertina Nel segno dello Zodiaco L'incredibile storia di un appassionato, fantasioso, insuperabile organizzatore di eventi, istrionico uomo di spettacolo, playboy, proprietario di auto e barche da sogno, pilota, viaggiatore ed esperto conoscitore del Sudamerica, ma anche galeotto senza colpe.
Bongo, Bongo, Bongo - Life in the Belgian Congo during the 1920's by Vera E. Renaud
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 15,190. Language: English. Published: May 10, 2013 by Bruce Alexander Kilgour. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Adventurers & explorers, Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography
The adventurous spirit of the early European pioneers in Africa is faithfully captured through these descriptive memoirs. Photographs included. Here's something for those who like to take a trip down memory lane, especially when that lane is a jungle lane and you are surrounded by hundreds of bright, hungry eyes on a dark night. An African gem.
Out of the Blue by David Watson
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 67,800. Language: English. Published: May 10, 2013 by Scratching Shed Publishing. Categories: Nonfiction » True Crime » General crimes, Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
PC David Watson was a policeman of the old school. He patrolled the towns and cities of England's north by car and on foot, where a fight against crime lurked around every corner. Until, one day, disaster struck. Out of the Blue is an inspiritational inside take on policing at the sharp end - the dangers, the frustrations, the thrills and dark humour. Policing the streets was only the start...
An Abundance of Miracles:The Autobiography of Charles A. Cofield by Foraker Smith
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 78,810. Language: English. Published: May 9, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Inspirational
twenty-year old howard university student, charles cofield, watches people riot in the streets of washington d.c. they are anguished over the assassination of martin luther king in memphis, tennessee. hours later he falls from his dormitory bunk and his neck is severely injured. his life in that very instant is changed forever. his ather and mother pray and place Charles in god's hands.
The Imposters by Marta Szabo
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 129,350. Language: English. Published: May 9, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
The Imposters is the memoir of a young would-be writer making her way in Manhattan in the early 1980s. With no long-term friends and a family going bankrupt, she finds friendship and community in a tiny yoga school on Eighth Avenue run by a dynamic leader of a merry band of outsider yogis. Here, she thinks, she will find meaning and purpose. With little hesitation, she gives it her all.
Carrying Autism, Feeling Language by Lucy Blackman
Price: Free! Words: 80,540. Language: English. Published: May 9, 2013 and represented by Mary Jane Blackman. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir(5.00 from 3 reviews)
The author of Lucy's Story: Autism and Other Adventures takes a closer look at what language means to her and the way she views the world. A great insight for everyone. N.B. This book is still under construction and sections are added or edited every couple of weeks. Please re-visit.