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Mother Teresa (A Brief Biography)
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,250. Language: English. Published: September 11, 2014 by Mahesh Dutt Sharma. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Social scientists & psychologists, Nonfiction » Biography » People of color
Mother Teresa was able to start an open air school and established a home for the destitute who were dying unattended in the city. For this, she was able to convince the city authorities to donate her dilapidated building.
The People Under the House
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 107,040. Language: English. Published: September 10, 2014 by Second Wind. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography
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Very few escaped the death camps of Nazi Germany. Of those who survived, nearly all had been successfully hidden by friends. A handful had no such friends and co-conspirators, but managed to stay alive through a rare combination of wits, intuition and luck. Werner Hellman was one of the latter. This is their story, completed by Dene after Werner’s death.
Two Dogs And A Suitcase: Clueless In Charente
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 55,870. Language: English. Published: September 10, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Relationships and Family » Parenting / stepparenting
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"Take two dogs, an expat family and eventually some other animals, facing all that France can throw at them, and you have another brutally honest episode in Sarah Jane's travel stories!" French exploits as we endeavour to rebuild our lives in another new country, after spending four and half years in Australia.
This Force of Memory: a Surgeon's Story of Addiction and PTSD
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 71,470. Language: English. Published: September 10, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir, Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Mental health
This Force of Memory chronicles the spiral of a surgeon into PTSD and eventual addiction. It is a memoir of a physician who becomes an addict after experiencing the horrors of medical error first hand. It is the memoir of a surgeon who discovers a healing mechanism quite removed from the operating room.
Tranches d'une vie
Price: $15.00 USD. Words: 25,260. Language: Canadian French. Published: September 10, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Adventurers & explorers
Ce récit s’adresse aux femmes et aux hommes de quatorze à cent dix ans. L’essentiel est qu’ils partagent la même curiosité quant à des sujets aussi variés que la maltraitance infantile, la difficulté des familles éclatées, la drogue et ses ravages, l’univers psychiatrique et judiciaire, la vie des démunis, les ascensions...
Journals and Letters of Mother Theodore Guerin
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 161,350. Language: English. Published: September 9, 2014 by Sisters of Providence of Saint Mary-of-the-Woods. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Religious biography, Nonfiction » History » North America
Saint Mother Theodore Guerin (Saint Theodora) came from France in 1840 to found the Sisters of Providence of Saint Mary-of-the-Woods, Indiana. A prolific letter-writer and colorful journalist, Guerin comes to life through her writings as an American pioneer, educator, businesswoman and leader. Originally printed in 1937, the new digital edition includes color photographs and a new foreword.
I am Akbar Agha
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 63,760. Language: English. Published: September 9, 2014 by First Draft Publishing. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » History » Contemporary political
Akbar Agha’s memoir tells a story of war, friendship and political intrigue. The story starts in the trials of the 1980s jihad. Akbar Agha offers a sometimes-critical account of the post-1994 Taliban administration and reveals his role in the Jaish-e Muslimeen opposition group post-2001. He ends with an analysis of the problems afflicting Afghanistan and a vision for its political future.
Hoi Pap
Price: $3.98 USD. Words: 56,580. Language: Dutch. Published: September 9, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
A father and a marriage. A marriage that is driven for years by mutual tensions. Tensions he unconsciously ignore or brush aside. Tensions that he does not want to see because it gives too much to his children. When his wife decides her life to a great extent to devote to spirituality, reiki and she pays more attention to her own mother and her husband, he takes a drastic decision. Divorce i
Arthur the Red River Man
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 29,670. Language: English. Published: September 8, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Other biographies, Nonfiction » Biography » Other biographies
(4.00 from 1 review)
A semi-biography of Arthur Racine; a cajun man who grew up on the Bayous of Louisiana amid the colorful culture and folk tales of the Indians battling swamp monsters. A way of life that was dangerous and also peaceful where family came first and good fresh food from the Bayou was a necessity to survival.
Absence
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 3,120. Language: English. Published: September 8, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
What does neglect bear? In free verse, J. Mbonisi describes a childhood of neglect and its far-reaching tentacles into adulthood. Absence is a thought-provoking memoir about coping and functioning in neglect's aftermath uniquely relayed through verse.
Jihad Hobb
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 37,030. Language: Spanish. Published: September 8, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Jihad Amor es una novela romántica que vacila entre un relato de amor, de costumbres y tradiciones de un pueblo que sufrió una guerra atroz y que, a pesar de ello, siguió unido a la generosidad y a la conservación de sus creencias y elegantes actitudes y modalidades.
Fallen Medicine A nurse's dark journey through PTSD, drug abuse and sexual addiction
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 58,450. Language: English. Published: September 8, 2014 by Graham Publishing Group. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Medicine
The Emergency Room is part war zone, part insane asylum, and not all of the victims are patients delivered by red lights and sirens. Sarah Jones is one of the best ER nurses in the business. Tragedy and mayhem are daily occurrences in her world; shootings, stabbings, motorcycle accidents, spousal beatings, heart attacks; she sees it all. So are split second decisions and life-saving procedures.
10 Sports Scandals That Rocked the Game
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 15,150. Language: English. Published: September 8, 2014 by BookCaps. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Sports biography
Athletes…they become like heroes. We read about them; talk about them; look up to them…but sometimes heroes let us down. And when they let us down they can change the game. This book looks at ten of the biggest profiles of all time.
Starry Mind: The Life and Times of Vincent van Gogh
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 17,060. Language: English. Published: September 8, 2014 by BookCaps. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Artists, architects, & photographers
Some of the most famous artists of the world never achieved fame, or even recognition, during their lifetimes. They worked in relative obscurity and often in tragic circumstances. And although those artists produced works that now grace the walls of some of the most hallowed museums, they never lived to enjoy it. Vincent Willem van Gogh was such a man. This biography looks at both the life and
From Picas to Bytes: Four Generations of Seacrest Newspaper Service to Nebraska
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 55,010. Language: English. Published: September 7, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography, Nonfiction » History » Modern / 20th Century
How one newspaper family made their city and their state a better place to live.
The Wisdom of David Attenborough: Thoughts of a National Treasure
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 4,470. Language: English. Published: September 7, 2014 by Ben Berger. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Quotations, Nonfiction » Biography » Adventurers & explorers
Sir David Attenborough perhaps personifies the title of 'National Treasure' better than any other. Having been on our screens for more than sixty years, his groundbreaking documentaries have continually highlighted the true beauty of nature within our own planet. This book brings together some of his most interesting and thought-provoking opinions on a variety of subjects.
The Very Best of Clint Eastwood: Inside the Mind of a Hollywood Legend
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 5,020. Language: English. Published: September 7, 2014 by Ben Berger. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Quotations, Nonfiction » Biography » Other biographies
Clint Eastwood is one of Hollywood's biggest successes. Originally known for his roles in westerns, he has since demonstrated his versatility in a range of genres and has proven to be as talented a director as he is an actor. This book brings together many of his best quotes and provides an extensive insight into one of the most interesting characters in showbiz.
In The Wake of Lies
Price: $4.49 USD. Words: 110,790. Language: English. Published: September 6, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir, Nonfiction » Relationships and Family » Dysfunctional relationships
The compelling true story, chronicling the life of renowned psychic Carrie Shubert. A rebellious teen growing up in the hippie music scene, Carrie decides to escape the drug and sex-crazed music culture to settle down and live a 'normal life' with a seemingly ordinary salesman.
Sanity Check: The Dog Ate My Lipstick and My Houseplants Have Fleas
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 58,280. Language: English. Published: September 6, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Relationships and Family » Motherhood, Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Sanity Check covers everything from shredding pantyhose for stress relief, to the family dog joyfully dancing with flying eggs, to the day Sharon realized she’d lost her lips. Sanity Check’s driving philosophy is that we all goof up... but laughing at those goof-ups with each other
Dates and Dorothy
Price: Free! Words: 50,840. Language: English. Published: September 6, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Literary biography, Essay » Author profile
Since coming of age I wanted to change the world, when, in middle age, the world returned the compliment by changing me. That is when I met my guide and mentor Dorothy Cowlin.