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Swimming Against the Tide by George P Raven
Price: $2.85 USD. Words: 151,330. Language: English. Published: February 16, 2015 by Mereo Books. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
Fascinating manhunts, gruesome murders, violent encounters and heart-rending tragedies - as well as plenty of amusing and not-so-amusing incidents. George Raven looks back on a colourful career as a police officer in Essex for thirty years.
Thank You Mister Bosh That's Close Enough! by Herbert R Hoskins
Price: $2.85 USD. Words: 49,280. Language: English. Published: February 16, 2015 by Mereo Books. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Military biography
In 1914 Herbert Hoskins joined the British Army and soon found himself as a Major serving in the muddy, disease ridden trenches of the Somme. Carefully collected by his grandson, Major Hoskins' letters are printed alongside startling images and illustrations to provide a fascinating picture of the horrific world these soldiers inhabited.
The Red Star Diary of 1916 by Rena Corey & Bill Noxon
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 10,910. Language: English. Published: February 16, 2015 by Rena Corey. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
This extraordinary work pulls directly from a diary discovered in a flea market in the 1990s. Rena Corey painstakingly tracked down the details of the young man whose diary she obtained, not even knowing his identity until well into her search: Bill Noxon. Intertwining Bill’s own words with her discoveries about his life, Ms. Corey paints a complete picture of this young man.
Taxi Driver To Doctor by Derek Ambrose
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 53,990. Language: English. Published: February 15, 2015 by Bookpal Australia. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » People of color, Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » Special education / general
The journey of an ordinary person with learning constraints, disease affected rising to the top of personal and academic achievement, against considerable odds. A story of persistence, commitment and dedication.
The Faceless Man by Isaac Oosterloo
Price: $6.95 USD. Words: 88,420. Language: English. Published: February 15, 2015 by Aurora House. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Adventurers & explorers, Nonfiction » Travel » Road travel
This is a saga of two close friends who let it all go, packed their meagre possessions onto two motorbikes and rode across Australia for the sake of doing so. Along the way they crossed jungles, traversed mountains, fought storms, went hungry, were thirsty, slept wild and yelled their defiant freedom into the face of the sun. This is a tale of self-definition through travel.
Tall Poppies Along the Yarra by Ron Amor & Pat Gibson-Amor
Price: Free! Words: 91,930. Language: Australian English. Published: February 15, 2015 by Port Campbell Press. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Cultural heritage, Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography(5.00 from 1 review)
Many individuals with vision and drive made Victoria's Yarra Valley the vibrant place it is today. The stories of William Barak, Robert Hoddle, John Monash, Neil Doutlas, John Landy, Ian Penrose and seven others are told here. Many people don't know them, but young and old will be inspired by their stories.
The Untimely Suicide of Sebastian Goat -- A Cowboy Story by Fredric L. Rice
Price: $1.00 USD. Words: 3,090. Language: English. Published: February 15, 2015. Categories: Essay » Literature, Nonfiction » Biography » Cultural heritage(4.00 from 1 review)
Sebastian was a highly spirited goat living with other animals on his New Mexico ranch. Over the years the goat had managed to violently assault pretty much all of the cowboys and other animals that worked and lived on the ranch until the day Sebastian finally fell down on to a ledge he couldn't escape from.
To Dwell in the Power of Truth. by Jack Ross
Series: Sunderland P. Gardner Lectures, Book 49. You set the price! Words: 9,470. Language: English. Published: February 15, 2015 by Canadian Quaker Press. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Religious biography, Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Christianity / Quaker
In the 1999 Sunderland P. Gardner lecture, Jack Ross describes his inspiring, life-long spiritual journey which led him to misery and transcendent joy in maximum security prisons as part of his non-violent witness to the power of truth.
Redemption Is Real by Rein Johnson
Price: $15.99 USD. Words: 88,660. Language: English. Published: February 15, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Religious biography
In Redemption, Rein explores the second half of the journey of the woman who rebelled against the church because of being hurt by leadership, which tailspins into a black hole of abandoning completely her moral and spiritual values to explore a darker world of anger, partying, promiscuity, exploring with sexual perversion, and sinking into a pit that she found difficult to climb out of.
Share Your Neighbour's Joy by James Kemoli Amata
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 3,960. Language: British English. Published: February 15, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Religious biography
Share Your Neighbour’s Joy is a true short story in which names of characters have been falsified for harmony. Pastor Sekaza is an ordinary servant of God. He is blessed but Mudanya sees him like a miserable helpless creature. He is unaware that God has his own timetable for His people, and above all, His servants.
12 Shots: 2014 blog posts by Lance Shaw
Price: Free! Words: 11,420. Language: English. Published: February 13, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Cancer
In 2013, my son Brian was diagnosed with Acute Lymphoblastic Leukemia. This book traces a four-month journey in which I trained for a 100 mile cycling event to help raise $37,454.13 for blood cancer research and patient assistance programs. This amount is equivalent to the average charge for a single chemotherapy injection delivered to our Little Man. He received 12 of these shots in two months.
Rude Biker Chick by Sash Walker
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 26,200. Language: English. Published: February 12, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Self-improvement » Codependency, Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs(5.00 from 1 review)
Rude Biker Chick: Lessons From My Daddy tells the story of Sash Walker growing up in the arms of her biker father. Divorce, separation, and death took her away from the one person who taught her to love. Eventually learning to ride her own motorcycle,
Five Days In The Trees Near The Water - Eight Years Into Recovery by Kelly S. Busch
Series: IN THE WORDS OF AN ADDICT. Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 20,530. Language: Canadian English. Published: February 12, 2015 by Kelly Busch. Categories: Nonfiction » Inspiration » Personal inspiration, Nonfiction » Biography » Woman biographies
In this compelling true story the reader is invited inside the journey written in Five Days that will leave the reader speechless, heart warmed, in tears, laughing and inspired.
When The Thin Blue Line Begins To Blur by Khalfani Yabuku
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 86,980. Language: English. Published: February 11, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Law enforcement, Nonfiction » True Crime » General crimes
In light of the increase in tensions between our nations' police departments and the urban communities they serve, this book offers a timely remedy for citizens and officers alike. The author skillfully takes us on a journey of his struggles to start the healing process between the Atlanta Police Department and the urban communities it's sworn to serve and protect.
Daedalus: A Tale of Savannah by Albert Davenport
Price: $1.49 USD. Words: 5,040. Language: English. Published: February 11, 2015 by valhallapress. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » By region, Nonfiction » Biography » Other biographies
September 19, 2005, the heat waves danced off the teeming, blackened windows of a small wooden house in the city’s Trustee’s Garden section. Inside lay the bodies of Bob and Tina Stoddard, decaying in the Savannah swelter. This is their story.
Cubaneando by Yaneline Delisle
Price: $3.75 USD. Words: 12,480. Language: Spanish. Published: February 11, 2015 by ChiadoEditorial. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Diversión, reflexión e incluso indignación son las emociones que Landi nos provoca. Este personaje, una supuesta adolescente, sacará a colación los tejemanejes de la clase política actual y la crueldad de la vida material, a la par que mostrará las pillerías autodestructivas de la juventud farandulera cubana.
Начало трудовой деятельности: уральская шахта - смоленский карьер - асфальтобетонный завод на колесах by Владимир Фомичев
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 25,200. Language: Russian. Published: February 11, 2015 by izdat-knigu.ru. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
В книге рассказывается о начале трудовой деятельности главного героя - горным инженером на шахте Северного Урала, затем в песчаном карьере на Смоленщине, и наконец работа в передвижном асфальтобетонном заводе Московской железной дороги. Пассионарный характер личности автора толкает его к постоянному поиску новых знаний и сфер приложения своих возможностей. Адресуется людям старшего поколения
Mike Resnick’s Worldcons by Edizioni Della Vigna
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 96,820. Language: English. Published: February 11, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
A collection of articles, from 5-time Hugo winner and Worldcon Guest of Honor Mike Resnick, about the Worldcons he attended—and with an introduction by Worldcon Guest of Honor and Nebula Grand Master Robert Silverberg.
Following Henry Williamson’s Footsteps as He Walked the Coasts of North and South Devon in 1933 in ON FOOT IN DEVON by Anne Williamson
Price: $3.50 USD. Words: 29,410. Language: English. Published: February 11, 2015 by Henry Williamson. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues, Nonfiction » Biography » Literary biography
'Following Henry Williamson’s Footsteps' is an explanatory commentary on Williamson's 'On Foot in Devon', his quirky mock travel guide published in 1933. A detailed knowledge or prior reading of 'On Foot in Devon' is not a prerequisite, for the numerous and sometimes lengthy quotations mean that the commentary can be read and enjoyed independently of the book itself.
I Am Not Garbage by Rein Johnson
Price: $17.99 USD. Words: 182,010. Language: English. Published: February 10, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Other biographies
I Am Not Garbage is an inspiring account of one woman's journey to redemption, restoration, and revolution. Not only will the reader learn about hers, they will be compelled to find their own healing. Readers will be taken on a journey of tragedy to triumph as the author spins her tale of molestation, rape, and abuse, to redemption and transformation.