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Autobiography of Red Cloud
By R. Eli Paul
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 60,970. Language: English. Published: April 19, 2012 by Montana Historical Society Press. Category: Nonfiction » History » Native American
Red Cloud—the only Native American leader ever to win a war against the United States Army. Here, for the first time in print, is the story of Red Cloud’s early years as he told it to a white friend in the 1890s. This manuscript brings us closer than the historical record ever has before to understanding the life of the Lakotas’ greatest war leader until the rise of Crazy Horse.
A Journey to Hell and Back: The Flip side
By Charlotte Russell Johnson
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 69,940. Language: English. Published: April 19, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Religious biography
A Journey to Hell and Back: The Flip Side is the third text in author Charlotte Russell Johnson’s series of motivational books. Ms. Johnson true to form has developed a surprisingly unique book. The two major characters alternate narration of the story. This literary technique serves to mesmerize and hold the reader spellbound. Two separate individuals on parallel descents into hell collide.
The Unfeeling Wannabe Surgeon: A Med School Memoir
By Melissa Yuan-Innes
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 44,430. Language: English. Published: April 19, 2012 by Olo Books. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
The hours are inhumane. The people are insane. But you literally hold someone's life in your hands. And the one thing that nobody told me before I plunged hands-first into my surgical rotation, the thing I had to discover for myself, was that, compared to anything else in medicine, every blood-spattered second of surgery is so much fun.
John F Kennedy: The man and His Inspirational Words Famous JFK Quotes to Lift & Motivate
By Athena Granados
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,400. Language: English. Published: April 19, 2012 by Alan Rowley. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Political biography
John F Kennedy: The man and His Inspirational Words Famous JFK Quotes to Lift & Motivate
Muhammad Ali! The Man, His Life and His Famous Quotes - Classic Edition
By Athena Granados
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,850. Language: English. Published: April 19, 2012 by Alan Rowley. Category: Nonfiction » Reference » Quotations
Muhammad Ali! A brilliantly edited and compiled ‘flip through’ guide to the living legend’s life and times and quotes. Not another boringly long and tedious list of facts that you can’t be bothered to read past the 1st page – This is your pocket sized collection of Ali memorabilia.
Barack Obama: The Unauthorized Biography
By Webster Griffin Tarpley
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 274,140. Language: English. Published: April 18, 2012 by Progressive Press. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Presidents & heads of state
A massive, devastating exposé of the influences behind Obama - a creature of the Ford Foundation, utterly without principles. In his career in the most corrupt turf in the USA, the Chicago political machine, fraud and graft reach dizzying depths. His close cronies are multimillionaire felons. Obama and his guru Brzezinski will take us to the cleaners like we've never been before.
Love Your Traumatic Brain Injury
By Alexander and I
Price: $3.88 USD. Words: 7,100. Language: English. Published: April 18, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
A twenty-year-old suffers a traumatic brain injury, and within five months starts freshman year at college over again. Here: Enter the mind and body of that boy the first few days waking up - unaware of suffering a TBI, falling into dreams that steal yesterdays in his sleep. This memoir cuts cleanly through these moments alive in a foreign world, with a foreign self, and reappearing family ghosts.
Diarios de Rafael Hoffman: Los mercenarios
By Albert Gamundi, Sr
Series: Reminiscencias Oscuras, Book 1. Price: Free! Words: 38,680. Language: Spanish. Published: April 18, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Criminals & outlaws
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Relata la vida de un joven asesino inusual, profesor de refuerzo durante el dia, bohemio durante la noche. Rafael Hoffman vive por intereses, despreciando los grandes lujos pero amante de los placeres carnales. Su vida dará un giro brutal en cuanto conozca a Cristina, pues ella también esconde oscuros secretos...
Das Tagebuch der Wunder
By Bruno Zimmerli
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 47,010. Language: German. Published: April 18, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Religious biography
Ein englischer Vorort im 21. Jahrhundert; ein ungewöhnlicher Ort für Heilungen, erneuertes Leben und Befreiung von Dämonen ...? 'Das Tagebuch der Wunder' belehrt uns eines Besseren. Keine Grossveranstaltung und kein Medien-Hype sondern einfach nur ein Herz das danach hungert zu erleben, wie die Liebe und Kraft Gottes das Leben von Menschen wie dir und mir berührt und verändert.
A Journey to Hell and Back
By Charlotte Russell Johnson
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 77,780. Language: English. Published: April 17, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Religious biography
A Journey: To Hell and Back is a gripping saga of a young woman’s journey from adolescence to adulthood at an accelerated pace. This book is an exploration of a troubled teen’s journey into the underworld to emerge as an independent, confident and self-assured woman. Pitfalls, tragedy and trials that lure a young honor student into the mean streets of Atlanta and New York mark the story.
Mary Upton Ferrin - Earliest Massachusetts Pioneer In Woman Suffrage
By S.M. Smoller
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 16,090. Language: English. Published: April 16, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography
Biography of Mary Upton Ferrin, credited with taking the first step for Woman Suffrage in Massachusetts. To Commemorate the 75th Anniversary of Woman Suffrage 1920-1995.
Escape to an Orphanage
By Marvin Dorfman
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 76,630. Language: English. Published: April 16, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
In the early 1940s a family is embroiled in scandal and a boy’s life turned upside down when his Orthodox Jewish mother leaves his father for her lesbian lover and becomes a Pentecostal Christian. Cruelly abused at the hands of his mother's sadistic lover, he is returned to a father who no longer wants him. Rejected by both his parents, he finds acceptance and dignity in an orphanage.
An Old Man Who Lives Alone and Talks To His Cat
By Jerry Lane
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 25,000. Language: English. Published: April 16, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
A collection of slightly fictionalized, autobiographical short stories from one man's life.
Adventures With Oinkie
By Oinkie
Price: Free! Words: 1,570. Language: English. Published: April 15, 2012 by 4E Inc. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
Follow Oinkie on some of his adventures meeting new people, exploring new places plus learn about Oinkie.
Flying Colors
By Jonathan Danilowitz
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 66,900. Language: English. Published: April 14, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
(5.00 from 1 review)
Jonathan cracks open many doors for an intimate yet revealing look at a world most people never get to see; Apartheid, civil aviation, Israel, gay rights & more “I really enjoyed [your book]. I read it in one sitting and found it absolutely riveting. You’re both a strong writer and a gifted story teller. Many thanks for sharing it with me.” Matt Mills, Editorial Director, Pink Triangle Press.
Bitter Freedom: Memoir of a Holocaust Survivor
By Jafa Wallach
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 53,900. Language: English. Published: April 13, 2012 by Gihon River Press. Category: Nonfiction » History » Holocaust
Remarkable first-person story of survival in Nazi occupied Poland. Narrowly escaping the Nazi sweep in Southern Poland, Jafa Wallach and her husband, Natan, a physician, were able to send their four-year-old daughter to safety (they prayed) while they themselves—along with two of Jafa's brothers—managed to dig a shallow hole in the ground beneath the cellar of an heroic Polish mechanic's shop.
Spread Thin & Moving Fast
By Ed De Avila
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 142,930. Language: English. Published: April 13, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
A tale of adventure, exploring new worlds, and meeting crazy characters. After growing up in an Irish-Mexican family, Ed became a restless street kid and adventurous teen. As a young adult he was thrown out of schools, became a golf hustler, hung out with artists, pimps, and actors, got drugs for friends, escaped from many petty scrapes, and followed his first love to the University of California.
Melissa's Gift
By Olin Dodson
Price: $9.95 USD. Words: 143,860. Language: English. Published: April 13, 2012 by Bay Tree Publishing/Ardenwood Books. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
A poignant, personal memoir, Melissa’s Gift recounts how a deeply solitary man discovers he has fathered a daughter while traveling years before in Central America. She evokes a capacity to love in him he has never known, even while she slowly wastes from the dreadful disease of cystic fibrosis.Written with beauty and power, Melissa’s Gift is an unforgettable story and a deeply moving read.
Roy Acuff and Me
By Dottie Hicks
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 1,950. Language: English. Published: April 13, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
A tribute to Roy Acuff and his fiddle. Childhood memories of listening to Roy Acuff on battery powered radio in the late 1930's and how he instilled in me a lasting love of fiddle music. Includes my memorable and inspiring visit with Mr Acuff in the 1980's at the Grand Ole Opry in Nashville.
Shute the Messenger
By Graham Fricke
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 46,740. Language: English. Published: April 13, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Literary biography
Compelling biography of a remarkable achiever, successful author and aviator Nevil Shute. Fricke interweaves the sweep of 20th Century history with Shute’s life and writing career. A lifelong passion for flying led Shute to fly a tiny plane to Australia where he settled in 1948 His diverse experiences fuelled and inspired his many books including A Town Like Alice and On the Beach.