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Scotty and Me
Price: Free! Words: 74,000. Language: English. Published: May 18, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
A true story of a single mother trying to come to grips with the loss of her son after a catastrophic accident. But he doesn't die, he lives many years in a state nightmares are made of.
Hunting the Dream
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 81,690. Language: English. Published: May 18, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Hunting, Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
A Man, His Magazine, the Adventures - "Hunting the Dream" is much more than the typical info-packed book artfully crafted by award-winning journalist and Hall of Fame archer, M. R. James. Much more, it’s a candid and reflective memoir spotlighting the storybook life, remarkable career, and unforgettable outdoor adventures of a man whose millions of published words have inspired and guided readers.
No Horns, No Trumpets: A Memoir of Brain Injury and Recovery
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 71,700. Language: English. Published: May 17, 2013 by Pamela Clark Bickle. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
A mother’s life shatters when her 15-year-old son is the victim of a motorcycle accident. When he comes out of the coma, doctors tell her no treatment plans for traumatic brain injury exist in 1970. So Alice Clark brings Rick home. Using her head and heart, she guides him from sitting in a wheelchair to downhill skiing, from being unable to speak to writing and editing a monthly newsletter.
Sylvester Stallone: The action Superstar´s Life and Career
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 5,390. Language: English. Published: May 17, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Artists, architects, & photographers
The Superstar Born on July 6, 1946, in New York City, Sylvester Stallone is one of the most prominent Hollywood action stars of all time, playing such renowned characters as John Rambo and Rocky Balboa. Stallone got his beginning creating and starring in Rocky. The movie was a smash, getting 10 Oscar nods and winning for Finest Image.
Speed Kills: Who killed the Cigarette Boat King, the fastest man on the seas?
Series: Harris True Crime Collection. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 122,180. Language: English. Published: May 17, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » True Crime » Murder, Nonfiction » Biography » Sports biography
Ocean racing superstar Don Aronow loved it when writers called him a living legend. His life of adventure is well known. It is his death that baffles police. He was afraid of nothing, no one. In his final hour, when a stranger talked about killing, Aronow laughed. He felt no fear until he lowered the window of his white Mercedes and looked death in the face. And then it was too late. —Miami Herald
Flowers for Mrs. Luskin
Series: Harris True Crime Collection. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 131,650. Language: English. Published: May 17, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » True Crime » Murder, Nonfiction » Biography » Criminals & outlaws
PHOTOGRAPHS INCLUDED IN FRONT. VIEW “SAMPLE” A True Story A Millionaire Has An Affair. His Wife Throws Him Out. She Gets The Mansion, The Business, The Cash. His Parents’ Business. His Parents’ Cash. She Gets Shot And Doesn’t Know It. The Bullet Disappears. He Goes To Prison. His Parents Flee The Country. He Weds The Other Woman Behind Bars. Has There Ever Been A Case Like This? —The Miami Herald
Until Proven Innocent
Series: Harris True Crime Collection. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 132,850. Language: English. Published: May 17, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Criminals & outlaws, Nonfiction » True Crime » Kidnapping, abduction, hostage taking
The prosecutor was no longer sure both murder defendants were guilty. So he asked his retired dad—the real-life Kojak: could he help solve the case? A true story. PHOTOGRAPHS INCLUDED. VIEW “SAMPLE" Breathless, a woman’s call to 911 interrupted a quiet night in the horse country suburbs: “I’m stabbed to death. Please!” Did somebody stab you? asked the operator. “Yes! And my husband, my baby!"
Stuff Like Marbles 'n Things
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 36,400. Language: English. Published: May 17, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Biographical anthologies
An anthology of memories and musings that may have you laughing hysterically, crying uncontrollably, or melting with deep, abiding affection. At times having you wonder if such things could be true, while triggering, or perhaps more accurately, spontaneously exhuming similar memories of your own. Yeah, they're true, like Garrison Keillor's powder milk bisquits are pure, mostly.
My Life at Sea
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 70,280. Language: English. Published: May 16, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
In his autobiography, Marcus Geerts, Master Mariner, eloquently describes his love of the sea, his upbringing in South Africa, joining a training ship at 13, followed by a merchant navy career sailing throughout the world, being part of Convoy PQ2 to Archangel where he was iced in, joining Task Force 'O' for Operation Neptune on D-Day and completing 50 round trips to pick up and disembark troops.
Joseph Gordon – Levitt: Life and Career
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 4,690. Language: English. Published: May 16, 2013 by Norel Spence. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Artists, architects, & photographers
Life in Detail Don't look now, but that nerdy kid with the bad '90s hair from 3rd Rock from the Sun is all grown up. Joseph Gordon-Levitt-- who rose to popularity on the strength of the prominent comedy-- went from dorky kid actor to smoldering leading man in what feels like a heartbeat. After beating indiedom with films like Mysterious Skin and Brick.
A Bucket of Warm Water
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 91,500. Language: English. Published: May 16, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » By region, Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
A small village in Central Africa which promised adventure lured us from Canada. Flying medavac flights over uncharted jungle and teaching English to highly motivated teenagers - what could be better? The promise was fulfilled and much much more. But at the end, deep in the jungle, we were saved by the very people we had come to help.
Folie A Duex ( Madness of 2 People)
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 64,500. Language: English. Published: May 16, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Adventurers & explorers, Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Due to mitigating external circumstances, Joe and Helen are forced to travel the world at short notice. A packed Suitcase; passports and cash are always at hand. Throughout their travels they come into contact with 'Off shore' Bankers, Illegal drug manufacturers and an array of colourful bedfellows all of which beggars the Question: will the relationship survive?
Raymond Chandler: Biographies in 2000 Words
Price: $3.17 USD. Words: 2,370. Language: English. Published: May 16, 2013. Categories: Essay » Literature, Nonfiction » Biography » Celebrity biography
Biographies in 2000 words offer readers detailed, waffle free, overviews of important figures from the past. If you have taken an interest in a figure of significance, then get a quick and detailed overview of their lives in these short handy guides.
HG Wells and Orson Welles: Biographies in 2000 Words
Price: $3.17 USD. Words: 2,480. Language: English. Published: May 16, 2013. Categories: Essay » Literature, Nonfiction » Biography » Celebrity biography
Biographies in 2000 words offer readers detailed, waffle free, overviews of important figures from the past. If you have taken an interest in a figure of significance, then get a quick and detailed overview of their lives in these short handy guides.
Turn Around: Life's Testimony
Price: Free! Words: 43,230. Language: English. Published: May 15, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir, Nonfiction » Inspiration » Personal inspiration
Let me take you on a journey with me through sexual abuse to reality check and a conclusion you will never forget. Gain insight on living with mental illness. My struggles are my own but I cannot honestly take credit for my triumphs. This is not a clinical study and I have also included excerpts from "Whispers", my personal diary.
Crohn's Disease: My Life, My Journey
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 38,350. Language: English. Published: May 15, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Diseases
At the age of 23, Leslie Myers, young and in love with life, was suddenly afflicted by Crohn's disease. Journey with her as she tells her tale of pain and triumph; sorrow and joy; tears and laughter—but more than anything else—the love and happiness that has kept her glued together for so many years. The story of Leslie Myers is heartbreaking, uplifting, and best of all, very true.
Snowbird
Price: $4.88 USD. Words: 72,310. Language: English. Published: May 14, 2013 by SynergEbooks. Categories: Nonfiction » True Crime » Drug trade, Nonfiction » Biography » Criminals & outlaws
Andrew Richard Barnes was the man who flew the very first shipment of cocaine for the Medellin Cartel into the United States, and continued the dangerous trade for almost a full decade. He survived crashes and gunfire, treachery and betrayal. He also became the target of a determined assassination attempt by the Panamanian dictator, Manuel Noriega - and lived to tell the tale...
Shania Twain Biography Her Life and Career
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 6,430. Language: English. Published: May 14, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Artists, architects, & photographers, Nonfiction » Entertainment » Biography
Essential Information Arising in the mid - '90s, Shania Twain became the most preferred nation songs artist given that Garth Brooks. Skillfully fusing mainstream, AOR rock manufacturing with country-pop, Twain and her producer/husband, Robert John "Mutt" Lange, produced a commercial juggernaut with her 2nd album, The Woman in Me.
Something In Your Hand
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 34,480. Language: English. Published: May 14, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Inspiration » Spiritual inspiration, Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Eunice takes you on an exciting journey of discovering your true identity in God. Using her own life, she tackles issues that are close to every woman's heart: love, rejection, beauty, single parenting, forgiveness & more. An inspiring, enjoyable and authentic story which will drive you to tears and laughter and give you hope to begin again.
Orbit: JRR Tolkien - The True Lord of the Rings: spanish edition
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 70. Language: Spanish. Published: May 14, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Literary biography, Nonfiction » Comics (nonfictional)
This edition is translated in spanish! He imagined realms of wizards, orcs, and hobbits and elevated fantasy from pulp to respected literature. J.R.R. Tolkien, the iconic author who captivated generations with his rich and complex mythology of Middle Earth.