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Revolución en el Mundo de las Misiones
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 60,590. Language: Spanish. Published: January 8, 2015 by GFA Books, a division of Gospel for Asia. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Religious biography, Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Christian Ministry / Missions
Adéntrese en la historia del misionero estadista K.P. Yohannan y experimente el mundo a través de sus ojos. Cada palabra le cautivará – desde las aldeas de la India hasta las costas de Europa y Norteamérica. Cuidado: ¡Su pasión es contagiosa!
Famous Social Reformers & Revolutionaries 5: Nelson Mandela
Series: Famous Social Reformers & Revolutionaries. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 15,710. Language: English. Published: January 8, 2015 by Raja Sharma. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Political biography, Nonfiction » Biography » Celebrity biography
This great leader, politician, and anti-apartheid revolutionary has made his place in the hearts of billions of people around the world. He was a great philanthropist who spent all his life serving the downtrodden and the poor in South Africa and other parts of the world.
Her Cage His Dream
Price: $5.95 USD. Words: 102,080. Language: English. Published: January 7, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Other biographies, Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Family health
Being rich would be great, right? Well, maybe not. Those of us see others that have everything, but do they? In this book you can read about two people, the woman and the man. See what they experience and how they deal with their lives. The woman is trapped in a cage, a cage of her own making. The man is living his dream and will do anything to keep it.
Search for Enlightenment
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,170. Language: English. Published: January 7, 2015 by Mr.D. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
"Search for Enlightenment" comes from the writing collection, Essays and More Straight From the Pen, available in print and as an eBook.
Vuitton: A Biography of Louis Vuitton
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 15,250. Language: English. Published: January 7, 2015 by BookCaps. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Business biography
In 1835, at the age of 13, a young boy walked nearly 300 miles to Paris; he worked odd jobs and did whatever it took to survive. He eventually learned a craft: box making. Before long, the young boy had earned enough to open his own box-making store. The tale may seem a bit unremarkable until you consider the boy’s name: Louis Vuitton. You know the brand, but not the man; take a look at the gen
Off The Reservation: Stories I Almost Took to the Grave and Probably Should Have
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 91,740. Language: English. Published: January 7, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
Equal parts shocking and moving, Off the Reservation: Stories I Almost Took to the Grave and Probably Should Have is an absurdist confessional memoir, accurately detailing the reckless hijinks of a bipolar alcoholic with borderline personality disorder. This stranger-than-fiction true story spans over three decades, as Michael recounts his tales with wincing honesty.
Sorcerers and Orange Peel
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 80,510. Language: English. Published: January 6, 2015 by Mosaique Press. Categories: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Ethnic & Tribal, Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
Sorcery is a fact of life in many African societies; the supernatural is taken for granted. ‘Sorcerers and Orange Peel’ is a true story of witchcraft, spells, Poro devils and frightening apparitions in a remote and inhospitable corner of West Africa – an eventful journey through the haze where science meets superstition.
Pigtails & Penny Loafers
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 11,750. Language: English. Published: January 6, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
(5.00 from 1 review)
I was raised on a farm. My early memories were waking up to the smell of bacon and the sound of my mother in the kitchen humming a gospel tune as she made biscuits and gravy and scrambled the eggs. After breakfast, my dad and brothers went to work and I helped mother and then went outside to play. Not once did she ask me, "What do you want to be when you grow up?" She just let me grow up...
Pog
Price: $2.85 USD. Words: 55,040. Language: English. Published: January 6, 2015 by Mereo Books. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
When Samantha received the devastating news that she had a cancer that was difficult to treat – in fact, the treatment itself might be fatal – she had to make some difficult choices about how to try and survive. She believes that with a combination of meditation and Eastern medicines she was able to put off further chemotherapies until Western science procured an answer. POG is her story.
I Know Him For Myself
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 28,750. Language: English. Published: January 5, 2015 by GodKulture. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
As you spiritually mature, you must strengthen, and nurture your relationship with the Lord. This book gives believers a foundational aspect on the importance of having and improving your personal relationship with God.
Pathway To Spirituality
Price: $1.20 USD. Words: 4,400. Language: English. Published: January 4, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Religious biography
Often in life we get too busy with our routine life that in the process we tend to "forget ourselves" - we forget the significance of spirituality and the importance of finding the true meaning of this life. Through this book, I take you to the journey of honesty and truth - a journey through which I discovered "myself".
Kamala Philips de Silva
Price: Free! Words: 2,920. Language: English. Published: January 4, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
This is a brief appreciation of the life and achievements of Kamala Philips de Silva, mother of Santhusht, Chinthan, Renuk and Jani.
Sheryl Sandberg: From Bossy to Boss
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 10,150. Language: English. Published: January 3, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Business biography, Nonfiction » Computers and Internet » History
This is the story of how a "bossy" little girl from North Miami named Sheryl Sandberg became one of the world's most successful and influential women by helping Google and Facebook become two of the planet's largest, most valuable companies. At Facebook, she helps run the largest network of humans in history.
Marc Andreessen: The Young Man Who Opened the Web to Everyone
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,340. Language: English. Published: January 3, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Business biography, Nonfiction » Computers and Internet » History
This is the story of how Marc Andreessen, a college student from Illinois, led the development of the killer App of all time, the first successful Internet browser that let anyone easily access the World Wide Web. After Andreessen, the Internet exploded with websites and our planet was never the same again.
Quaintance: The Short Life of an American Art Pioneer
Price: $12.99 USD. Words: 58,810. Language: English. Published: January 3, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Gay and lesbian, Nonfiction » Biography » Artists, architects, & photographers
George Quaintance pioneered a trail in American culture of sweeping range, from study at the Art Students League, to vaudeville, to ballet and modern dance, to becoming a hairstylist to the stars and portrait artist of socialites and diplomats, eventually rising to international recognition as the first modern artist of the male physique. Here is the authoritative record of his remarkable life.
Letters Home
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 32,880. Language: English. Published: January 3, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Rex and Kate, just married, part when Rex ships out as a member of the inaugural crew of the USS Shangrila, bomber pilot for the U.S. Navy, fighting in the Pacific theater against the Japanese during WWII. They make a lovers' pact to write each other every day. This romantic gesture, these letters home, become more and more vital as the distance between them widens, as the months slowly pass.
Carol Doda And The Topless Dancing Craze
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 4,500. Language: English. Published: January 3, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Biography, Nonfiction » Biography » Gay and lesbian
Carol Doda came to SF as a small girl. Her mother supported herself and her daughter with odd jobs. A 13-year-old dropout, Carol worked as a clothed cocktail waitress several years before she began her topless act. Topless performers soon gained support from several California judges. Yet the issue remained controversial. A 1972 Supreme Court ruling against pornography was a key setback.
Black Koi Tattoo: Chasing the Dragon, A Memoir
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 23,620. Language: English. Published: January 2, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
(5.00 from 1 review)
Addiction is recoverable. Take the dark journey with author Christopher Padgett to explore the depths of this illness. Black Koi Tattoo: Chasing the Dragon, a Memoir journals the attempts, failures, and success of gaining sobriety after years of abusing, and being addicted to, alcohol.
Matt Mullenweg: The Young Man Who Made It Easy to Publish on the Web
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,500. Language: English. Published: January 2, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Computers and Internet » Biography, Nonfiction » Biography » Business biography
This is the story of how Matt Mullenweg, a Houston teenager who had never taken a computer course and who didn't have any connections in Silicon Valley, launched WordPress, an essential part of the Internet that's the backbone of one-quarter of the World Wide Web's sites and home to more than 70 million blogs.
Una fortuna sfacciata - Sopravvivere all'Indicibile ad Auschwitz e Dora
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 95,630. Language: Italian. Published: January 2, 2015 by Gingko edizioni. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography
Una storia straziante… Un contributo degno di essere avvicinato alle testimonianze di Primo Levi ed Elie Wiesel. — Kirkus Reviews