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By the Pleasing Countenance of My Superiors
Price: Free! Words: 5,790. Language: English. Published: June 26, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography, Nonfiction » History » Australia & New Zealand
The life of Dungog Police Magistrate Thomas Cook, Esq. (1788-1866)
Where's the Good in Living When All That You Loved is Gone
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 101,560. Language: English. Published: June 26, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Criminals & outlaws
T. Michael Fox was born in Elgin Illinois in 1958 and raised in Southern California by a loving family. But he had a deep dark secret that destroyed his life. Now, for the first time, he has exposed that secret to the world in an effort to try and reach out to persons like himself to offer hope.
Honest Sid
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 68,850. Language: English. Published: June 26, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir, Nonfiction » Biography » Criminals & outlaws
(5.00 from 1 review)
If you're going to live outside the law, you'd better be honest. This seeming paradox was the operating principle of Sid Probstein's life. Guileless and endlessly optimistic, he was known as Honest Sid around his stomping ground of New York's Broadway. Sid wasn't a tough guy, or even a bad guy.
The Campaign Within
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 105,430. Language: English. Published: June 26, 2013 by Riverdale Avenue Books. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
In The Campaign Within, Neil Giuliano shares in candid and revealing detail his long private journey from growing up a shy, self-doubting kid with a secret in an Italian-American Catholic family to making history as the first openly gay mayor of a U.S. city over 150,000 in population.
At Home With Myself
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 53,340. Language: English. Published: June 26, 2013 by Riverdale Avenue Books. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Bestselling author and renowned presidential campaign adviser (Bill Clinton, Dick Gephardt, Jerry Brown, Gary Hart) David Mixner returns with his first book in 10 years. In At Home with Myself, Mixner writes from and about his country home in Turkey Hollow, an upstate New York town so small and remote that it has just 10 residents, and reflects on his illustrious career of activism.
199th Light Infantry Brigade Redcatcher MP
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 101,810. Language: English. Published: June 26, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Military biography, Nonfiction » History » War
(4.00 from 1 review)
Mickey put his heart and soul into his book about his three tours in the Vietnam War. He brings to life the men he served with and treasured as friends as well as the Vietnamese people he grew to know and respect. He describes everything he saw and felt about the country in vivid detail. That includes the horrors of war as well as the men's feverish efforts to block their worries and fears.
Manga Poverty
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 22,600. Language: English. Published: June 25, 2013 by Junta Ueno. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
"Manga Poverty" is a frightening word. A publishing recession with no end in sight, combined with new technology and media that changes everything. In Japan, manga artists find themselves in debt despite working hard week after week. What does this spell for the manga industry? Follow as Sato Shuho stands up to the Japanese manga industry, and find out where his struggle leads him. Autobiography.
America's Boy
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 77,550. Language: English. Published: June 25, 2013 by Riverdale Avenue Books. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Gay and Lesbian » Biographies
Growing up "different" in the Ozarks is tough for a kid like Wade, especially with a wacky family and an all-American older brother. Wade's battle with himself- and the long road back to self-acceptance-forms the heart of this nostalgic, poignant, brutally funny and courageous memoir about what it means to be "normal," what it means to fit in, and, ultimately, what it means to be yourself.
Sermon At Deadman's Bend
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 47,510. Language: English. Published: June 25, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Religious biography, Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Christianity / Methodist
(5.00 from 4 reviews)
Hiram Enlow was raised in Adams County, Mississippi, near Deadman’s Bend. As a young man he moved to Wilkinson County where he married Nancy Ann Enlow. He became a regionally famous Methodist Episcopal clergyman. This book tells his story from the time of his birth until he was granted License to Preach. It highlights Hiram Enlow’s early years as an exhorter.
A LIFE CHANGING MOMENT
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 4,980. Language: English. Published: June 25, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Criminals & outlaws
I was in work one day then all of a sudden my life changed for the worse.
Pandita Ramabai
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 10,940. Language: English. Published: June 25, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Woman biographies, Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Christian Ministry / Missions
Search God with all your heart, Search God in truth and in Spirit and you will definitely find Jesus. This is the story of Pandita Ramabai. A story told by Pandita Ramabai in her own words and we have added certain biographical elements to put greater light into a wonderful life, whom the Govt of India named the 'Woman of the Millennium'. A Social reformer, a revivalist, a Bible Translator.
Pastor Fliedner
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 13,800. Language: English. Published: June 25, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Religious biography, Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Christian Life / Inspirational
The story of Theodore Fliedner and his Deaconesses, his vision to train women in Nursing so that they can serve God in Church. Today there are 60,000 women working as Protestant deaconesses mostly in Europe. Among these are 25000 women associated with the Kaiserwerth movement.
Martin Luther and the Reformation
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 14,900. Language: English. Published: June 25, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Religious biography, Nonfiction » Biography » Religious biography
The story of a man who changed the history of the world by fearlessly teaching the simple truths of the Bible as Jesus taught. He taught that every person can go to the Living God directly with a faith as small as a mustard seed, without the need of a priest or any mediator, Christ being the only mediator. He stood against the combined might of the Emperor of Europe and the Pope.
Life of Florence Nightingale
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 15,130. Language: English. Published: June 25, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Religious biography, Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Christian Ministry / General
This is the story of lady from an aristocratic family who took up the lowest profession of her time – nursing, and elevated it to one of the most noble and most beautiful profession for millions of women, by her Christ like Love, service, and sacrifice towards the sick and the dying in the Crimean war and then towards the poorest people in her own country.
From Platforms to Bridges
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 40,530. Language: English. Published: June 25, 2013 by Austin Macauley. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
From Platforms to Bridges is a memoir of an everyday man. Growing up in Barrow-in-Furness in the 1960s and holidaying in Devon with his extended family, Paul realised that there was a wider world out there which he was adamant to explore.
William Carey
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 13,910. Language: English. Published: June 25, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Religious biography, Nonfiction » History » Asian
William Carey - Pioneer Missionary to India, translated the Bible in 40 Indian languages, first college for higher education in India, the first Saving Bank in India, first Newspaper in Indian language ‘Samachar Darpan’ Introduced the steam engine to India & encouraged Indian blacksmith to make copies of the engine, Wrote 132 books of learning on various subjects.
Survivor Guilt
Price: Free! Words: 3,370. Language: Australian English. Published: June 24, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir, Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author
"Ask not for whom the bell tolls . . ." "Survivor Guilt" is a short memoir about my experiences in the 2009 bushfires, which are now known as Black Saturday. Facing trauma of such magnitude forces you to rethink your priorities. The bonus story "My love is like a rose garden", contemplates love and persistence.
The Doctor Is In: My Success at the Crossroads of Autism and Spirituality
Price: $6.47 USD. Words: 57,400. Language: English. Published: June 24, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Self-improvement » Motivation and inspiration
This autobiography talks about how Dr. Suglia managed to cope with lifelong challenges with health, learning, and social integration despite having autism. In this book, Dr. Suglia talks about how his spiritual philosophy helped him succeed and continue to develop in his career and personal life.
The Fantastic Mr. Anderson: A Biography of Wes Anderson
Series: Unofficial Biographies, Book 12. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 10,980. Language: English. Published: June 24, 2013 by BookCaps. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Artists, architects, & photographers
Ever since "Bottle Rocket" charmed it's way onto movie screens across the country in 1996, Wes Anderson's unique and creative style of filmmaking has captivated audiences worldwide. Much has been written about his movies, but little has been written about the man. This short biography gives you an inside look at the person behind the movies. It also will look briefly at the techniques and style
The Burning Cedars
Price: $14.95 USD. Words: 42,440. Language: English. Published: June 24, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Biography » Cultural heritage
Ramzy Baroody provides a poignant and pragmatic account of the Lebanese civil war and ensuing turmoil while candidly unraveling the intricate secrets and at times turbulent relationships of a family whose heartbreaking struggles and emotional triumphs with unpredictable and surprising turns and twists continue to resonate with readers long after the last page has been turned over.