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Worth Fighting For: My Life as a World War II Spy by Frank Weishaupt
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 28,990. Language: English. Published: October 14, 2013 by Excite-Lite Media. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Military biography, Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
For over 60 years, Frank Weishaupt kept a secret from his family and friends. Then at a class reunion in 2009, he was asked a simple question - “What did you do during World War II?” Frank replied, “I was a spy.” Take a trip back in time with a young man thrust into responsibility and maturity by loyalty to his country in a time of war.
Debating Destiny: Michael Jordan vs. LeBron James by Sports Entertainment Publishing
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 14,720. Language: English. Published: October 13, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Basketball, Nonfiction » Biography » Sports biography
"Debating Destiny: Michael Jordan vs. LeBron James" is a first-of-its-kind and exceedingly controversial attempt to answer the question that some believe will define an era in sports. Michael Jordan or LeBron James: Who is the greatest NBA player of all time?
Life and Death of a Red Blood Cell (Red Bull) by Kenneth Kee
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 9,180. Language: English. Published: October 12, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Medicine, Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
This book describes the story of the one brave red blood cell (Red Bull) from its birth to its death in the human body. My name is Red Bull, the red blood cell. They called me Red because of the redness of my color and Bull because I am always charging along the Blood stream like a Bull. There are 5 million red blood cells per cubic millimeter of blood .
A Reluctant Soldier by William McEwan
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 11,230. Language: British English. Published: October 12, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Military biography
In Britain from 1947 (after WW2) and through until 1960 there was what was called National Service. Young men on turning eighteen were “Called Up” to do their 2 years compulsory military service. This is a true story of a young Scotsman's memories of his two years National Service during the early post war years
Sixteen Vs, Book Three, The Adolescent Years by Victor Cox
Series: Sixteen Vs, Book 3. Price: $1.50 USD. Words: 130,300. Language: English. Published: October 12, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir, Nonfiction » Relationships and Family » Life stages / adolescence
Amazing life lessons, broken bones, getting shot at, and several other ‘firsts’ in Victor’s life make this an exciting phase of learning. A typical experimenting teenager trying to dodge the pitfalls of life while having fun. Breaking his vow, Victor is forced to quit school. Several life-threatening events will keep you glued to the pages, holding you in suspense, as you search for the outcome.
Beer and Whine and Other Bubbly Concoctions by Betsy Snider Heuer
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 33,650. Language: English. Published: October 10, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
Her universal truths may not all be true, but they are endearing and frequently hilarious billboards for a breezy journey from birth to menopause in which the author explores (muses about) the difficulties and joys (not necessarily in that order) of being Jewish, short, married (her second) to a tall, formerly lapsed Presbyterian and raising two children in modern suburbia.
Il était une fois...un médécin municipal: fernando Piccirilli by Luciana Piccirilli Profenna
Price: Free! Words: 15,230. Language: French. Published: October 10, 2013 by noubs. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
Réellement touchante la lecture de ces pages du bref mais intense journal du Docteur Fernando Piccirilli, médecin communal à Lettomanoppello (Pe) dans la période de 1950 à 1986, que sa femme, Luciana, désire actuellement publier de manière posthume, après avoir tendrement remis de l’ordre dans ses annotations.
Edgar Allan Poe: Beyond Mourning by Holly Zynda
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 7,900. Language: English. Published: October 9, 2013 by Owl Intermedia. Categories: Essay » Literature, Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography
Edgar Allan Poe: Beyond Mourning, by Holly Zynda, discusses Poe's life and works as they relate to the deaths of his loved ones and expressions of possible post-traumatic stress disorder.
Santa Rosa Love Stories by Penelope Chee
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 9,120. Language: English. Published: October 9, 2013. Categories: Essay » Literature, Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Tourists arrive from overseas insisting on wine, lobster bisque, smoked Pacific salmon with caviar, and homemade ravioli filled with a special citrus lemons. The Santa Rosa chefs designed pasta noodles by hand that were so delicious that on Saturday morning the same chefs could be seen on national TV shows teaching people how to cook in their kitchen. Penny Chee writes for SantaRosaCalifornia.Co
Santa Rosa California Locals Love Life by Penelope Chee
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 8,710. Language: English. Published: October 9, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Teachers & educators, Nonfiction » Biography » Editors, journalists, & publishers
Penelope Chee, my mother travels around Santa Rosa. She meets people at teacher conferences. She meets people on the bus to San Francisco. Every time she meets people, they tell her stories. Strangers sit next to my mother and tell her chapters worthy of books. Penny Chee collected so many stories about Santa Rosa that I created websites for her named SantaRosaCalifornia.Co and SantaRosaSonoma.com
Laws & Loves: Real Tales of the Rattlesnake Lawyer by Jonathan Miller
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 42,510. Language: English. Published: October 9, 2013 by Casa de Snapdragon. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
"Laws & Loves" contains the real stories of the Rattlesnake Lawyer. Jonathan Miller is a practicing criminal defense attorney in New Mexico and the author of eight books. These are the chronicles of his early years, how he learned to balance the law with literature, all while looking for love in all the wrong courtrooms. This book is a must for anyone thinking of practicing law or falling in love.
Santa Rosa Family Books Interviews by Penelope Chee
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 17,290. Language: English. Published: October 9, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Business & Economics » E-commerce / internet marketing, Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
Santa Rosa Junior High hired my mother to teach Mathematics. We didn't have much money. My father had lung cancer. We sold our house in Michigan to avoid the winter for my father's health. In Marinwood, my mother walked to the overpass by Highway 101 each morning and took the bus north to Santa Rosa to teach. My mother and father found a house in Bennett Valley near fields filled with walnut trees
Santa Rosa Books Blogs Web Advertising by Penelope Chee
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 12,060. Language: English. Published: October 9, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Business biography, Nonfiction » Business & Economics » E-commerce / general
My mother taught Mathematics in Santa Rosa for over 37 years. Penny Chee started to search for news on Google. She was becoming a Facebook fanatic. I began to interviewing her as she taught Math with a video camera. My mother began writing books after retiring from Math. I began developing websites for Penny Chee on SantaRosaCalifornia.Co, SantaRosaSonoma.com, MathChemistry.com and FamilyNovel.net
Santa Rosa California Green Van by Penelope Chee
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 8,270. Language: English. Published: October 9, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Adventurers & explorers, Nonfiction » Biography » Editors, journalists, & publishers
My parents found a giant San Francisco tour van for sale. The inside had seats for a dozen people touring San Francisco each day. They bought the van so my dad could rest. He had lung cancer. Mom helped my father take out the seats to create a bed in the back of the van. While my mother was teaching Math, my father could drive to the redwood forests, ocean beach, and over the Golden Gate Bridge.
The Old Man and Me by R.C. Larlham
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 93,030. Language: English. Published: October 9, 2013 by Black Rose Writing. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Fiction » Humor & comedy » General
The Old Man and Me is a collection of true stories that describe with humor and love the best of the friendship that grows between a father and his son. The stories begin with vignettes from toddlerhood, and cover all the ages from then to high school graduation (and a little bit beyond).
Betty's Child by Donald Dempsey
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 186,640. Language: English. Published: October 8, 2013 by Dream of Things. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir, Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
In the tradition of Frank McCourt and "Angela's Ashes," Don Dempsey uses "Betty's Child" to tell the story of life with his cruel and neglectful mother, his mother's abusive boyfriends, and hypocritical church leaders who want to save twelve-year-old Donny's soul but ignore threats to his physical well-being. A Hoffer Award Grand Prize Finalist. "Heartrending and humorous." Kirkus Reviews
Memoirs for Love and Profit by Mary Wallman
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 5,790. Language: English. Published: October 7, 2013 by CPublishing. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Publishing » Self-publishing
Yes, Barbra Streisand sang it best, didn't she? Maybe those words bring a tear to your eye as they do mine. Perhaps those tears are tinged with just a hint of regret that those memories will be lost when you are gone. We all have them. Memories. We all have stories to tell. Most often they come to mind triggered by a song, a touch or a photograph. But, too many of them are lost to time.
In the Cockpit with Cliff Robertson by Di Freeze
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 8,150. Language: English. Published: October 7, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography, Nonfiction » Children's Books » Biography & Autobiography / Historical
In the Cockpit with Cliff Robertson is the third volume in the Passion for Flight series; these short biographies (under 20,000 words) tell the stories of notable pilots who inspire young and old alike. An actor who appeared in more than 100 movies, Cliff Robertson's roles in aviation included helping launch EAA’s Young Eagles program in 1992 and serving as its first chairman.
Off The Rails - Excerpts From My Life by Steven Smith
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 38,600. Language: English. Published: October 6, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
My personal history of crazy and bizarre experiences growing up in Northern California. Living the life of a husband, father and drummer and finally coming to grips with my own spiritual path after a long difficult search and answering the question; is a drummer really a musician?
Making Weight by Mike Zorick
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 118,050. Language: English. Published: October 6, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Sports biography
Did you ever wonder what it's like to be blind? This book is about the life of a 65-year-old blind athlete. There will be happy stories, sad stories, and funny stories and there will be problems and their solutions. The intent of this book is to educate the sighted world regarding situations as they relate not only to blind people, but also to all society.