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Palace in the Fields (Growing up on a Farm)
Price: $4.95 USD. Words: 39,270. Language: American English. Published: May 22, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir, Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
PALACE IN THE FIELDS Growing up on a Farm is the firsthand recollections of the youngest member of a family of six, in an organized anecdotal style, who moved from suburbia to a tobacco farm in southern Maryland during a ten-year period in the 1940's and 1950's. The farmhouse turned out to be "Dent's Palace", a former colonial plantation manor that the parents restored to an elegant showplace.
Twelve-Hundred Steps
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 34,680. Language: English. Published: May 21, 2013 by R. J. Buckley Publishing. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Fiction » Poetry » Female authors
TWELVE-HUNDRED STEPS is a collection of insightful poetry about love and life as well as a collection of poignant stories about growing up as one of two adopted children on the Alden family farm in western Oregon. As you read these pages, it becomes evident that the need for love and freedom is very important to Ms. Alden.
Profiles of Women Murdered by the Boston Strangler
Price: $3.75 USD. Words: 3,820. Language: English. Published: May 21, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Woman biographies, Nonfiction » True Crime » Murder
My e-book is a close examination of the lives of women who were murdered by the Boston Strangler in 1962-63. I researched the women's ethnic backgrounds, their families, immigration history, employment, living places, and death circumstances. Different than other true crime books, I focused on the people who were victims instead of the criminal. Each of the women was noteworthy in her own right.
Below the Peacock Fan: First Ladies of the Raj
You set the price! Words: 93,530. Language: English. Published: May 21, 2013 by Bev Editions. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Asian, Nonfiction » Biography » Woman biographies
When the British ruled India, four Victorian women find themselves in a disturbing land, experiencing extremes of decadence amid crushing poverty. Emily Eden, Charlotte Canning, Edith Lytton and Mary Curzon followed husbands or a brother who were appointed Viceroys. In this compelling slice of colonial history we see how India marked them with its heat, mutinies and lascivious secrets.
The Lions Roar and Other Stories
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 64,220. Language: English. Published: May 20, 2013 by Rose Slater. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
a story of lions and their escapades in a game park outside nairobi, kenya
Something Furry Underfoot
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 65,560. Language: English. Published: May 20, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
(4.57 from 7 reviews)
Something Furry Underfoot is a funny, touching book about pets that Amy's husband brought home and how Amy ended up helping care for, and falling for, most of them. In addition to frogs, iguanas, dogs, a stray cat, rabbits, and lots of hamsters, you will meet a male hedgehog that escaped three times to mate with a female hedgehog, a ferret that cost $1,200 in vet bills and a domestic duck.
Bardot - Two Lives
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 125,960. Language: English. Published: May 20, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Celebrity biography, Nonfiction » Entertainment » Biography
BARDOT AT 80 Difficult to believe, but the "sex kitten" who scandalized the 1950s and the 1960s with her unbelievable beauty, her wonderful childlike screen persona and her lack of clothes, is now an octogenarian.
A Mug's Game: How Internet Gambling Ruined My Life
Price: $2.49 USD. Words: 48,420. Language: English. Published: May 20, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Gambling is big business these days. One of the great commercial successes of the 21st century with its suggestions of easy riches, fabulous bonuses and limitless excitement. It also ruins lives.
Malcolm is a little unwell
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 85,470. Language: English. Published: May 20, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Editors, journalists, & publishers
‘Malcolm is a little unwell’ is the shocking, gripping narrative of Malcolm Brabant’s descent into madness caused by a routine yellow fever vaccination. The book chronicles a Kafkaesque journey through insanity during which Brabant first believes he is the Messiah and later, the Devil. Brabant, an award winning veteran BBC foreign correspondent, attempts suicide in order to save the world.
Murder at the Pencil Factory: The Killing of Mary Phagan 100 Years Later (A True Crime Short)
Series: R. Barri Flowers Murder Chronicles. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 18,550. Language: English. Published: May 19, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » True Crime » Murder, Nonfiction » Biography » Criminals & outlaws
Murder At The Pencil Factory by criminologist and bestselling author of The Pickaxe Killers, R. Barri Flowers, is a 12,000 word historical true crime tale about the murder of thirteen-year-old Mary Phagan on April 26, 1913 at the National Pencil Factory in Atlanta, Georgia (where she worked) and the chain of events to follow that are still being felt to this day.
BloggyBook Spring Season 2013
Series: BloggyBook, Spring 2013. Price: Free! Words: 36,770. Language: English. Published: May 19, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
This book series contains a blog post for each day of the season. I share many aspects of my life, and that includes struggles, funnies and family moments. I wrote this book to keep track of my daily activities and to remember precious family moments that we never want to forget.
BloggyBook Winter Season 2013
Series: BloggyBook, Winter 2013. Price: Free! Words: 20,320. Language: English. Published: May 19, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
This book series contains a blog post for each day of the season. I share many aspects of my life, and that includes struggles, funnies and family moments. I wrote this book to keep track of my daily activities and to remember precious family moments that we never want to forget.
Window to another World, Joyland Orphanage, The Philippines
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 23,240. Language: English. Published: May 19, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
(5.00 from 5 reviews)
‘Window to another World’ is a light-hearted collection of anecdotes from an orphanage mum’s experience in Mindanao, Philippines. All proceeds from the sale of this book will be donated to Joyland Orphanage.
Muskets and Memories: A Modern Man's Journey through the Civil War
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 188,870. Language: English. Published: May 18, 2013 by Antietam Creek Press. Categories: Nonfiction » History » American, Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
The story of the American Civil War as told through the eyes of a veteran Civil War reenactor and historian. By mixing the modern reenactment narrative with historical facts, the author presents a fresh examination of the war, along with its causes and consequences.
The Tao of Cob: How a Kansas Grandmother Built Her Own Natural Home in the Woods
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 43,420. Language: English. Published: May 18, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Architecture, Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
The Tao of Cob is a how-to book on earthen-house building, written as a memoir in Dorethy's pithy, homespun philosophical voice.
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