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The Story of Joseph Willis by Randy Willis
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 13,420. Language: English. Published: May 21, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Adventurers & explorers
The son of a white man and Cherokee slave, Joseph Willis, gains his freedom and swims the mighty Mississippi on a mule. There, he preaches the first Gospel sermon by an Evangelical west of the Mississippi River.
Pat Welsh: The Voice of “E. T.” Memoirs Of A Voice, A Diary And Me by L. D. Goldberg
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 63,330. Language: English. Published: May 21, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Celebrity biography, Screenplays » Biographical(5.00 from 1 review)
Pat believed in dreams and one should never give up hope. She said. “Dreams do come true.” That day in the camera shop when Ben Burtt heard her voice was the day that her dream finally came true. E.T. was an alien biologist, and Pat Welsh was an avid naturalist. In Feb. of 2015, she would be 100 yrs old, My gift to her to share her life and dreams that she so fondly wrote about in 1931.Phone Home!
My World of Light and Love ... ... by Dawn by Dawn Young
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 8,710. Language: English. Published: May 20, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Religious biography, Nonfiction » Parenting » Childhood development
Dawn Young tells the tale of a visually challenged girl from Ohio who accepted and worked with her disability. Earning her Master’s degree in Administration and Supervision, she goes on to obtain a degree as an Educational Specialist in Character Education and now spearheads ~DAWN'S DREAM~ a non-profit organization to assist economically disadvantaged children with vision problems.
There's a Hamster in the Dashboard by David Berner
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 30,080. Language: English. Published: May 19, 2015 by Dream of Things. Categories: Nonfiction » Home and Garden » Pets & livestock, Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
A book of essays by David W. Berner is the next best thing to storytelling around a bonfire. In “There’s a Hamster in the Dashboard,” Berner shares stories of “a life in pets.” Along the way, Berner shows that pets not only connect us with the animal world, but also with each other and with ourselves. The result is a collection of essays that is insightful and humorous, entertaining and touching.
After the Bitter Comes the Sweet by Dori Jones Yang
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 135,590. Language: English. Published: May 19, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
After growing up in poverty in wartime China, Yulin Wang married Sidney Rittenberg, an idealistic American who had stayed in China to help the Communists after 1949. Working for Radio Peking, they had four children and a good life until the Cultural Revolution, when her husband was jailed on false charges. Her memoir is a tale of determination, resilience, and struggle.
Lenny Bruce Narcotics Busts And Obscenity Cases, 1959-1966 by Robert Grey Reynolds, Jr
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 3,860. Language: English. Published: May 19, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Biography, Nonfiction » Biography » Celebrity biography
Until 1962 Lenny Bruce appeared on mainstream programs like the Steve Allen Show and others. Bob Hope, Shelley Berman, and Jonathan Winters were among the entertainers who admired him. Yet no other comedian was willing to put himself on the line for free speech as did Lenny. He once said jokingly that his lawyers booked more court dates for him than his agents scheduled him for nightclub dates.
Little Heroes by Raimund J. Wild
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 43,770. Language: Canadian English. Published: May 19, 2015 by Guenter Heyes. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Other biographies
In the book “Little Heroes” you will meet a simple 10 year old shoe shine boy. Soon you will learn that there is nothing simple about him. In just a few pages you will understand just how special this shoe shine boy is.
Thankful and Not So Thankful by Gerard Lees
Price: $2.85 USD. Words: 53,900. Language: English. Published: May 18, 2015 by Mereo Books. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Military biography
This book tells the story of three Lancashire villages and their contrasting fortunes in the Great War. The stories of these villages and the triumphs and tragedies war brought to them have been researched by the author, who has painted portraits of some of the men who returned, and some of those who did not. A fascinating historical adventure.
A Journey of Pride: From Mauritius to Melbourne by Jacques Coosh
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 100,280. Language: English. Published: May 18, 2015 by MoshPit Publishing. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir, Nonfiction » Travel » Gay and lesbian
When his older brother asks him if he is gay, Jacques is first stunned by the question. Soon after he’s come out, Jacques leaves behind the idyllic island of Mauritius, and embarks on a journey of self-discovery. This is a poignant story of resilience and hope. Despite the challenges, Jacques finds fulfilment, happiness and success, living the life he wanted.
Bogart: In Search of My Father by Stephen Humphrey Bogart
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 91,010. Language: English. Published: May 17, 2015 by Untreed Reads. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
For countless millions, Humphrey Bogart’s screen performances and real-life persona merged to make him one of the world’s most fabled figures—a legend of mythic proportions. But for his only son, Stephen, eight years old in 1957 when his father died of lung cancer, Humphrey Bogart’s giant shadow was a burden he carried until he finally came to understand the private man.
The Girl Next Door...And How She Grew by Jane Powell
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 72,600. Language: English. Published: May 17, 2015 by Untreed Reads. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir, Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
She was the sweet-faced gal who won our hearts as the spunky heroine of SEVEN BRIDES FOR SEVEN BROTHERS…the all-American beauty who kicked up her heels with Fred Astaire in ROYAL WEDDING. Jane Powell grew up alongside Elizabeth Taylor, Roddy McDowall and Ann Blyth…and she and Liz were bridesmaids at each other’s weddings. But MGM’s golden-voiced girl realized she’d never found happiness...
The Yellow Rose And Other Folk Heroes by Johnny Dod
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,650. Language: British English. Published: May 16, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Johnny Dod Copyright Johnny Dod 2015 The Storys behind six folk Legends The Yellow Rose of Texas Davy Crockett king of the wild frontier, Johnny Appleseed, Wild Bill Hickok,Tom Dula, and Annie Oakley
The Elvaston Love Story by Janet Roberts
Series: Historical Love Stories. You set the price! Words: 4,260. Language: English. Published: May 15, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography, Nonfiction » History » Modern / 19th Century
He was an aristocrat and a confirmed bachelor She was a successful London actress their affair was the talk of the town but their marriage outraged society, so he took her to his castle in derbyshire here he created a fantasy world, a tribute to their love.
See You Now: A Memoir of Shane's Triumph Over SMA by Lisa Oltmans
Price: $4.95 USD. Words: 57,490. Language: English. Published: May 15, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Body, mind, & spirit
A true story of miracles and divine interventions. Shane received a death diagnosis at the tender age of 8 weeks old. According to the medical books, babies with the most severe form of spinal muscular atrophy type I, also called Werdnig Hoffman, never survive the age of 2 years old. With a great deal of courage and a wonderful sense of humor, he overcame many obstacles to beat the odds and live.
Station Identification: Confessions of a Video Kid by Donald Bowie
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 63,250. Language: English. Published: May 15, 2015 by Untreed Reads. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir, Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Performing arts
This is a memoir by a thirty-one-year-old man who has just given up the most meaningful, heartwarming and enduring relationship in his life—his television set. The tale begins with Donald Bowie’s discovery of Howdy Doody, and ends as he bids farewell to television after the last episode of the Mary Tyler Moor Show.
Disarmed: An Exceptional Journey by Ginger Manley
Price: $7.95 USD. Words: 47,260. Language: English. Published: May 15, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Inspiration » Personal inspiration, Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Disarmed is the story of John Manley, a Disabled American Veteran who lost his left arm in pilot training in the US Air Force in 1965. Hardly missing a beat, he has continued for fifty years to be a competitive athlete, successful businessman, and father and husband, but his "damn artificial arm" has a mind of its own, often causing hilarious and seemingly unbelievable but hilarious events.
Wang Yang - a memoir by Ryan Andrew Peters
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 77,850. Language: English. Published: May 15, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » Gay and lesbian, Nonfiction » Biography » Teachers & educators
Accompany Ryan, as he becomes familiar with the intricate Chinese culture and traditions. He makes his new home in Xi'an, one of the oldest cities in the new China. In days gone by, Xi'an marked the starting point of the Silk Road and is home to the majestic Terracotta Warriors. Wang Yang, a memoir follows the gripping story of Ryan Andrew Peters, an ESL teacher from South Africa.
No Reserves, No Retreats, No Regrets (The Life and Ministry of Ed Erny) by Ed Erny
Price: Free! Words: 68,200. Language: English. Published: May 15, 2015 by Aneko Press. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Religious biography
My desire is that you will be inspired and motivated to serve the Lord as freely and willingly as I was privileged to do for many years. May you, by God’s grace, determine to live with no reserves, no retreats, and no regrets.
Fatherless by Philbar
Price: $21.85 USD. Words: 93,940. Language: British English. Published: May 14, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
The infant Phil lives with his poverty stricken mother Annie in a 1950s Yorkshire mill town. But Annie's mental state frequently breaks apart as she is burned by loss and desertion. Sent to a distant orphanage Phil struggles for identity and belonging. With love and humour Phil Barber tells the fascinating story from the dark earth of his tangled roots into a troubled adolescence.
A Fool For An Attorney by Erroll Shepherd
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 77,470. Language: English. Published: May 14, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Criminals & outlaws
The Los Angeles County jail was infested with drug dealers and addicts, gangs, & racist of all kind, even the public defender’s office. Erroll was falsely accused & arrested. He was no stranger to crime & jail; he had been in trouble many times before & was in every juvenile facility in Los Angeles as a youth. State & Federal prison also became familiar terrain, but this time he was innocent.