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Mike DeJohn Heavyweight Boxer
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 5,920. Language: English. Published: December 29, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Boxing, Nonfiction » Biography » Sports biography
Mike DeJohn fought many of the most recognizable ranked contenders of the 1950s and early 1960s. Among these were Sonny Liston, Eddie Machen, George Chuvalo and Nino Valdes. DeJohn's best punch was a left uppercut. He fought out of a crouch and overpowered numerous boxing adversaries with his superior strength. He was a handsome athlete who looked more like a college student and was well-mannered.
The Iron Lady - Tale of my grandmother
Price: $1.00 USD. Words: 2,790. Language: English. Published: December 28, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Biographical anthologies
This book is devoted to my grandmother in whom I discovered a role model, in whom I saw the ideal example of a “mother”, a “grand”mother, a wife, a sister and a “great”grandmother. This book is dedicated to all the grandparents in this world for their selfless love towards their grandchildren.
Out With The Old
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,750. Language: English. Published: December 26, 2014. Categories: Essay » Author profile, Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
This touching and direct personal essay about a father’s struggle with ageing and alcohol, and reflections on a daughter’s teen pregnancy, was anthologized in Slice Me Some Truth: An Anthology of Canadian creative nonfiction.
That Story Is Your Mother’s
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 8,220. Language: English. Published: December 26, 2014. Categories: Essay » Author profile, Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
This terrifically moving personal essay about mother whose child is abducted by his father first appeared in Prairie Fire magazine.
Famous Social Reformers & Revolutionaries 4: Mikhail Bakunin
Series: Famous Social Reformers & Revolutionaries. Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 8,600. Language: English. Published: December 25, 2014 by Raja Sharma. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Social scientists & psychologists, Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography
He is the founder of collectivist anarchism. Bakunin is undoubtedly one of the most powerful figures of anarchism. He was also one of the main founders of the ‘social anarchist’ tradition.
Killing The Curse
Price: $2.00 USD. Words: 8,080. Language: English. Published: December 25, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
A biographical short story, written in rhyming verse. A comical look at being an in-patient.
One Night At The Oceanview
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,510. Language: English. Published: December 24, 2014. Categories: Essay » Author profile, Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
A quiet night of mother and son camping explodes into a firsthand experience with the SWAT team. Originally published in Geist magazine.
The Journey
Price: Free! Words: 7,290. Language: Canadian English. Published: December 24, 2014. Categories: Essay » Sociology, Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
A series of essays, interviews and book exerpts written by or about a middle aged woman with a disabilitie. Hopefully the reader will get some insight into the world of the disabiled from a woman's perspective.
Hollywood Loves Me: From Navy Lieutenant to Hollywood Assistant
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 50,580. Language: English. Published: December 24, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Celebrity biography, Nonfiction » Entertainment » Entertainment industry
The journey from Navy officer to Hollywood assistant is no easy road to follow. Chasing a dream, former lieutenant Sandra McDonald finds herself filling out Michael Eisner's expense reports, picking up dog poop for an A-list Oscar winner, and standing in a limo line next to Sting. Now an award-winning author, she recounts her Hollywood years with humor and grace.
Anthony Strollo
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 5,020. Language: English. Published: December 23, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » True Crime » Organized crime, Nonfiction » Biography » Criminals & outlaws
Anthony Strollo became the chief lieutenant of Vito Genovese, who was head of a New York Crime family. Strollo disappeared in 1962 and his remains have never been found. There has been speculation that he disappeared voluntarily, perhaps going to Florida where his friend Joe Adonis lived. I have used old newspaper accounts, including columns by Jack Anderson and Drew Pearson, to do my research.
The Letter
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,510. Language: English. Published: December 23, 2014. Categories: Essay » Author profile, Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
This poignant personal essay about the reunion between a birth mother and her son won Event magazine’s creative nonfiction contest and was anthologized in Somebody’s Child.
The Wit and Wisdom of a Nonagenarian
Price: Free! Words: 18,990. Language: American English. Published: December 23, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir, Nonfiction » General reference » Curiosities & wonders
A collection of stories from a man who has seen and done much in his 90+ years of life. He's wide-eyed and bushy-tailed and his perspective is invaluable. Have a slice of what an amazing person has to say about his life!
Das (Alp) Traumschiff
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 86,100. Language: German. Published: December 23, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Other biographies
Ein augenzwinkender Blick hinter die Kulissen der Kreuzfahrtindustrie. Es es nicht alles Gold was glänzt...Aus eigenen Erfahrungen und Erinnerungen niedergeschrieben. Vor Gericht und auf hoher See ist man allein. Dieser Satz beinhaltet viel Wahrheit.
Changes
Price: $14.99 USD. Words: 10,560. Language: English. Published: December 22, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
What is a testimony without a test ? The struggles of an average teen on a journey to greatness.This Book tells the story of a young woman learning life lessons along the way and finding the pathway to overcoming it all. Her unrelenting faith to believe and trust, in spite of the obstacles she faced, took her from adversity to success.
Memoirs of My Bipolar Aquarian Son
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 22,760. Language: English. Published: December 22, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Deceased bipolar Aquarian son, Cal. Complicated disposition during elementary/teen years. Diagnosed bipolar at age 29. Remarkable IQ in certain arenas; lacked common sense in others. Witty, quick, and loved to write poetry/songs [some included in this book]. A variety of music was his world; heavy metal was his style. Endured void of musically accomplished biological father.
Indie Nerds Quarterly
Price: Free! Words: 14,150. Language: English. Published: December 22, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Editors, journalists, & publishers
Indie Nerds Quarterly is a magazine that comes out four times a year. Each edition features articles on indie authors, artists, and musicians.
What A Rotten Colon! A Story Of A Cancer Survivor
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 11,710. Language: English. Published: December 22, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Cancer, Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
Although the definition of a cancer survivor refers to a person who is alive, I prefer to use the word cancer survivor as one who has survived at least 5 years of cancer. My patient had survived 8 years in spite of being given a year to live. 1 Introduction 2 Sudden Abdominal Pain 3 The Surgery 4 The Day after Surgery 5 Remission 6 Relapse 7 The Daughter’s Story 8 Simple Guide to Colon Cancer
Famous Social Reformers & Revolutionaries 3: Lech Wałęsa
Series: Famous Social Reformers & Revolutionaries. Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 5,680. Language: English. Published: December 22, 2014 by Raja Sharma. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Social scientists & psychologists, Nonfiction » Biography » People of color
Walesa was a simple electrician who had started his work at Lenin Shipyard. Having worked there for some time and having experienced the poor working conditions, he became a dissident trade-union activist.
Great White Hunters
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 52,710. Language: English. Published: December 21, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Adventurers & explorers
True stories from yesteryear's famous Great White Hunters. Enthralling tales of their daring and dangerous exploits in Africa and India. Real ripping yarns from the days of yore.
My Auntie Zoya
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 146,410. Language: English. Published: December 21, 2014 by Tanya Goodwin. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Other biographies, Nonfiction » History » European
A novel based on the life of my Aunt Zoya, stage name, Zoya Valevska, a Russian and European star of ballet, theater, film, and opera.