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Queen of the Desert: A Biography of the Female Lawrence of Arabia, Gertrude Bell by Fergus Mason
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 27,200. Language: English. Published: March 30, 2014 by BookCaps. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Adventurers & explorers
T.E. Lawrence is often credited with bringing diplomacy to the Middle East; in the shadows of every great man you will often find an even greater woman. In Lawrence’s case, that woman’s name was Gertrude Bell. In a time when women didn't go to school, Bell did; in a time when women didn't join the army, Bell secured a job at the Army Intelligence Headquarters in Cairo; she spoke Arabic, Persian,
A Steak & Potatoes Man by Viga Boland
Price: Free! Words: 1,060. Language: English. Published: March 30, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Woman biographies, Nonfiction » Relationships and Family » Marriage
What do you do when the secret ingredient in hubby's meal is the last thing he wants in there and it's missing what he wants most?
How To Philosophize With A Hammer by Phil Wheeler
Price: Free! Words: 11,650. Language: English. Published: March 30, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Philosophy » Ethics & moral philosophy
A semi-autobiographical, somewhat humorous look at the meaning of life; with detours into sex, kids, friends, and German Philosophy.
Henry Williamson, author of Tarka the Otter: A brief look at his Life and Writings in North Devon in the 1920s and '30s, the area known today as Tarka Country by Henry Williamson
Series: Henry Williamson Collections, Book 20. Price: $3.85 USD. Words: 21,950. Language: English. Published: March 29, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Literary biography, Fiction » Literary collections » European / English, Irish, Scottish, Welsh
This short anthology serves as an introduction to Henry Williamson’s early writings about North Devon, which established his reputation as perhaps the foremost British nature writer of the twentieth century. There are extracts from Williamson’s classic novels 'Tarka the Otter' and 'Salar the Salmon', as well as from less well-known works, illustrated by contemporary photographs.
Living with the Mafia by Chas Weaver
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 47,610. Language: English. Published: March 29, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir, Nonfiction » Inspiration » Personal inspiration
The true story of an ordinary working-class Englishman that gave up life in the UK and moved to the sun-drenched Mediterranean island of Sicily - land of the Mafia. The story is packed with hints, tips and experiences both bitter and sweet, making it essential reading for anyone even vaguely considering living abroad. Light-hearted, humorous and at times perhaps irreverent also.
As Ever, Pudd by Anita A. Caruso
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 61,850. Language: English. Published: March 27, 2014 by SDP Publishing. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir, Nonfiction » Biography » Woman biographies
It’s difficult to pretend you love someone when you don’t. It’s even harder to pretend you don’t love someone when you do. To whom do we belong? To our spouses or to each other? My husband, the love of my life, met me when we were married to other people. Unforeseen circumstances gave us the chance to receive and absorb real love. This memoir is the story of our romance, told in letters.
Heroine by Maryanne Katsidis
Price: $5.41 USD. Words: 47,330. Language: Australian English. Published: March 27, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Self-improvement » Personal Growth / General, Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
This book presents a dynamic, no-nonsense approach, within its heartfelt stories, leaving the reader filled with a sense of empowerment and equipped to transform and liberate their life. This book comes with action steps on how to ignite personal power, self-worth and confidence reconnecting the reader to abundance of love, honesty, trust, respect and freedom.
The Day Our Son Tried To Kill Himeself Because He Had Autism by Teresa Smelser
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,240. Language: English. Published: March 26, 2014 by Travis Breeding. Categories: Nonfiction » Relationships and Family » Autism spectrum disorders, Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
On a cold December night in 2010 our son tried to kill himself. He left my husband and I a terrifying suicide note that left us searching for answers ourselves and for our son. I share this story because I learned something about Autism and Asperger's Syndrome that day that I did not know before.
Shakespeare & Company: The Story of Lord Chamberlain’s Men by Paul Brody
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 16,870. Language: English. Published: March 26, 2014 by BookCaps. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Literary biography
James Burbage founded the Lord Chamberlain’s Men in 1594, during the reign of Elizabeth I of England. Its most famous member was, of course, William Shakespeare, he’s only a small part of the companies fascinating story. This varied company of actors and writers lived and worked around London, plying their craft. Although it was a beneficial time to be in the arts, Elizabethan England did provid
Never Stop - I Rolling Stones oltre i confini del tempo by Massimo Del Papa
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 18,860. Language: Italian. Published: March 26, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Music » Rock music, Nonfiction » Biography » Artists, architects, & photographers
Perché i Rolling Stones sono eterni? Perché niente riesce a fermarli? Questo ebook ripercorre in particolare gli anni 10 del Terzo Millennio, quelli del cinquantenario "e oltre": anni di apparente rilassamento, in realtà gravidi di successi, pericoli, tragedie. Come sempre. Ma nel segno di una grandeur ormai smisurata, che ha inghiottito anche il mito e non consente stop. Fino alla fine del tempo.
Ana Judson by Anonymous
Price: Free! Words: 6,700. Language: Spanish. Published: March 26, 2014 by Chapel Library. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Religious biography, Nonfiction » Relationships and Family » Motherhood
Ana Judson (1789-1826) llegó a ser una gran mujer de Dios por la obra del Espíritu Santo y su esposo Adoniram, consagrado siervo del Señor.
Kartini Kaleidoscope by Tempo Team
Price: $1.90 USD. Words: 11,870. Language: English. Published: March 26, 2014 by Tempo Publishing. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography
SHE had dreams and yearnings many of us share: rights and choices, rebelling against customs and traditions that shackled her intellectual growth—feudalism, polygamy and other forms of discrimination against women. Unlike many of us ,however, she was restricted in how she could manifest those aspirations.
Whisper of Truth by Mary Vaudoyer
Price: $5.50 USD. Words: 47,330. Language: English. Published: March 25, 2014 by Memoirs Publishing. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Born in 1918, Mary joined the Special Operations Executive at the outbreak of the Second World War, meeting Sir Winston Churchill and dealing with top-secret documents. She went on to carry out vital work preparing undercover agents for dangerous missions in France. After the war Mary married a member of a prominent family of French architects and spent most of the rest of her life in France.
100 Bigfoot Nights: A Chilling True Story by Christine D. Parker
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 36,460. Language: English. Published: March 24, 2014 by Vegas Pulse LLC. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Mythology, folklore and legend, Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs(5.00 from 7 reviews)
True story of a family tormented by Bigfoots. They have evidence to accompany their story.
East by Shelley Buck
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 83,560. Language: English. Published: March 24, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues, Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
Travel memoir: Inspired by a slim guidebook purchased at Fred and Pat Cody's legendary Berkeley bookstore, Shelley Buck took off alone in 1972 on a journey she hoped would take her overland from Europe to India and Nepal, using mostly public transit. East chronicles Shelley's emergence into adulthood as she crosses into lands she dreamed of visiting. The journey will make her a feminist.
Zero to Sixty: Memoirs of an Inexplicable Scot by Bruce MacMullan
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 50,270. Language: English. Published: March 24, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir, Nonfiction » Biography » Adventurers & explorers
Zero to Sixty perceptively defines the geriatric predicament that we're either already in or will be sooner than we think. At some point, we all begin to take a closer look in that rearview mirror. Bruce simply challenges us to, "Give life its due respect and take it all in with as many laughs as possible...while it is still a laughing matter."
Behind The Eye Shadow by Brigitte Kobenan
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 48,410. Language: English. Published: March 24, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir, Nonfiction » Inspiration » Personal inspiration
Many books about the medical, scientific, psychological and social aspects of autism have been written. "Behind the Eye Shadow" is not one of them. This book is a poignant and thought-provoking narrative about a mother’s story on learning her son’s autism diagnosis.
PreDumb: Before I Came To LA by Mark Hayes
Series: RanDumb: The Adventures of an Irish Guy in L.A., Book 3. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 94,880. Language: English. Published: March 24, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Mark Hayes has been dubbed "Ireland's craziest and wittiest writer, a poet at times". Saying that, he has also been called "the runt of Irish litter-ature" so take your pick. Before the #1 Amazon Humour book RANDUMB: THE ADVENTURES OF AN IRISH GUY IN LA there was PREDUMB, the hilarious stories of Mark growing up in Cork, the real capital of Ireland, as they like to call it.
Encounters with an Inexplicable Man: Stories of Osho as Told by his People by Savita Brandt
Price: $14.90 USD. Words: 111,920. Language: English. Published: March 23, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Religious biography, Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Meditations
Osho, then known as Bhagwan Shree Rajneesh, drew world attention by driving Rolls Royces, dressing in otherworldly robes and attracting vast numbers of red-clothed followers. Savita Brandt brings together stories of those who lived through extraordinary times close to this man whose views so challenged Indian and Western society and whose hundreds of books continue to sell in scores of languages.
Marianne Hofmann by Christel Hoverkamp
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 60,610. Language: English. Published: March 22, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir, Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography
Marianne Jerke-Hofmann was born in May, 1917 in Berlin, Germany during the height of World War I. Perhaps her birth at such a tumultuous time, prior to the new birth of Berlin, played an important role in shaping her equally tumultuous personality. Marianne survived the First World War and struggled through the Second, even finding employment that benefitted the rise of the Third Reich.