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Ibn Battuta Vita e Tempo by James David
Price: $1.33 USD. Words: 3,450. Language: Italian. Published: February 22, 2015 by Mahesh Dutt Sharma. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Adventurers & explorers
Ibn Battuta è segnalato per aver detto quando era molto giovane che è stato "influenzato da un impulso prepotente dentro di me e un desiderio a lungo accarezzato nel mio seno per visitare questi santuari illustri." Ha preso la decisione finale di smettere la sua famiglia e la città per motivi di viaggio.
Al Beruni Vita E Il Tempo by James David
Price: $1.25 USD. Words: 2,650. Language: Italian. Published: February 22, 2015 by Mahesh Dutt Sharma. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Adventurers & explorers
Egli era ben preparato in diverse lingue: siriaco, arabo, persiano, ebraico e sanscrito. Anche se non sapeva greco, aveva familiarità con le opere di Platone e altri filosofi greci, avendoli letti traduzioni arabe. Ha fatto tournée nelle regioni circostanti. Durante i suoi viaggi, ha incontrato Avicena che era anche un grande studioso.
Next to a River by Jeff Munnis
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 8,680. Language: English. Published: February 22, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
An autobiographical series of poems and prose poems set in Titusville, Florida. In Next to a River, we catch a glimpse of what life was like for a young boy who was raised by older parents in a retirement community where funerals were regular occasions, blacks and whites were segregated, tanks drove along the highway headed towards Cuba, and family dynamics were as comical as they were tragic.
From The Eagle's Nest: Growing Up In Goldthwaite by Glenda Geeslin Helms
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 53,470. Language: English. Published: February 21, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography, Nonfiction » Biography » Cultural heritage(5.00 from 1 review)
Growing up in the rural Texas town of Goldthwaite in the 50's and 60's was rich, not in material ways, but in the things that really mattered. Family was first; friends and community ran a close second, and life was full of adventure if you only used your imagination. In this coming of age story, a girl explores her past and her roots. It is a look back in time to the way things were then.
Reading My Mind - A Personal Journal: From Retired School Teacher to Professional Remote Viewer by Nancy C. Jeane
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 23,160. Language: English. Published: February 20, 2015 by Erin Go Bragh Publishing. Categories: Nonfiction » New Age » Mysticism, Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Join Nancy on an extraordinary journey as she becomes a Professional Remote Viewer and teacher. Experience the training classes as she did and meet the five U.S. Star Gate original remote viewers: Skip Atwater, David Morehouse, Paul H. Smith, Lyn Buchanan and Joe McMoneagle. Inside: Full color images! Autographed book interiors. Never before seen instruction courses. Sample work and more.
I'm Not Defective: The Story of Josh by Neal Wooten
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 6,980. Language: English. Published: February 19, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Other biographies, Nonfiction » Biography » Celebrity biography
The true story of Josh, a cleft-palate puppy rescued from death row at two hours old who would become an inspiration to the world.
Owney Madden Irish Beer Racketeer Of Prohibition Era New York City by Robert Grey Reynolds, Jr
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 5,010. Language: English. Published: February 19, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » True Crime » Organized crime, Nonfiction » Biography » Criminals & outlaws
By his own count Owney Madden was jailed 140 times. He was imprisoned for the murder of rival gangster Patsy Doyle in 1914. One time Owney was freed from Sing Sing Prison on a writ of habeas corpus. He returned voluntarily after it was discovered that he was leading the high life at Florida's Hialeah Park instead of working at a laundry in Brooklyn under the supervision of a parole officer.
Van Gogh y sus cartas a Theo - Más allá de la leyenda by Liesbeth Heenk
Series: Misterios de Van Gogh. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 13,770. Language: Spanish. Published: February 19, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Artists, architects, & photographers, Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Artists
'Van Gogh y sus cartas a Theo' es la segunda parte de la serie 'Misterios de Van Gogh' por Liesbeth Heenk, una historiadora del arte especializada en Van Gogh. La autora utiliza como fuente principal las cartas de Van Gogh y habla de la vida del artista, la cercanía de este con su trabajo y su enfermedad mental.
Una Hora con Van Gogh : Biografía completa para principiantes by Liesbeth Heenk
Series: Misterios de Van Gogh. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 14,640. Language: Spanish. Published: February 19, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Artists, architects, & photographers, Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Artists
'Una Hora con Van Gogh' es una perfecta introducción a la vida y obra del que fue y será uno de los grandes artistas de la historia: Vincent van Gogh. Una sola hora de lectura basta para introducirse en el mundo de Van Gogh, figura responsable del futuro del arte moderno. El primer libro de la serie 'Misterios de Van Gogh' por Liesbeth Heenk, una historiadora del arte especializada en Van Gogh.
Chef Interrupted: Discovering Life’s Second Course in Ireland with Multiple Sclerosis by Trevis L. Gleason
Price: $6.95 USD. Words: 76,630. Language: English. Published: February 17, 2015 by Coffeetown Press. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Cooking, Food, Wine, Spirits » European
When Trevis Gleason, a former chef at the top of his culinary career, was diagnosed with multiple sclerosis, he lost everything, including his job and his marriage. Surveying the ruins of his former life, he decided to fulfill a long-postponed dream. He’d travel from Seattle to west Kerry, Ireland for the winter. There he found that his dreams weren’t lost, just waiting to be rediscovered.
Little Prince: The Accidental Life of a Lucky Orphan by Kal Wagenheim
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 152,280. Language: English. Published: February 17, 2015 by WingSpan Press. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
In 1937, during the Great Depression, the young mother of a two-year-old boy died while giving birth to a baby girl, and the boy's father, victim of severe depression, abandoned the family, leaving the boy an orphan. More than seven decades later, the author, in this personal memoir, relates how he was raised with much love by his late mother's family, and has led a happy, productive life.
Madame Parapluie by Elisa Damião
Price: $3.75 USD. Words: 131,730. Language: Portuguese. Published: February 17, 2015 by Chiado Editora. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Parapluie é um relato de coragem cuja mensagem de esperança, tão importante nos dias de hoje, vai além do tempo dos factos e das pessoas referidas. É um testemunho de sabedoria, um manual de iluminação, e não só uma autobiografia de Elisa Damião.
A Viagem dos Meus Sentimentos by Sérgio Miguel Cunha
Price: $3.75 USD. Words: 23,760. Language: Portuguese. Published: February 17, 2015 by Chiado Editora. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Desde o meu nascimento procuro constantemente o tesouro da vida. Nesta viagem o tesouro são os sentimentos que guardo desde o fundo do meu coração, sejam eles tristes ou alegres fazem parte da minha viagem, não só da minha mas também da sua viagem porque somos humanidade nascida para os sentimentos da vida.
Queria Ser Doutor by António Faria
Price: $3.75 USD. Words: 36,140. Language: Portuguese. Published: February 17, 2015 by Chiado Editora. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Ao desenrolar a sua história de vida, o autor pretendeu descrever com minicidade essa mesma história. Como todas, ela tem os seus momentos mais e menos agradáveis, não por outras razões mas especialmente partilhando-as com os estimados leitores mais não quis do que induzir neles a vontade de individualmente ou juntos fazermos inverter as negligências tendênciais das culturas modernas.
Lloyd George Knew My Father by Lesley Ann Crossingham
Price: Free! Words: 42,060. Language: English. Published: February 17, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography
This book was written by my Father, Samuel Alfred Jackson. It is his personal story of a British Private in World War 2 who was swept up in a terrible war. This book outlines the many challenges he faced to remain sane in the face of horrendous war atrocities and military incompetance. I offer my brief introduction as a homage to his memory and his legacy.
MAFIA WIFE: Love, Murder & Madness by Lynda Milito
Price: $19.95 USD. Words: 123,440. Language: English. Published: February 16, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
When Lynda Lustig met Louie Milito, she was a sixteen-year-old high-school dropout with a taste for adventure and an agonizing childhood. When they were married two years later, he was not yet a “made man” in the powerful Gambino crime family. Louie was a hairdresser who dabbled in petty thievery. But Lynda was so happy to be out of her domineering mother’s loveless house.
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.