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Finding Frank: Full Circle in a Life Cut Short
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 47,790. Language: English. Published: March 4, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Sports biography
Finding Frank is a personal journey of one man’s incredible life until his untimely passing at a very young age. Frank Buncom was an All American at the University of Southern California and played professionally for seven years with the San Diego Chargers and Cincinnati Bengals. At his sudden death, he left his wife and seven week-old son, Frank Buncom III.
Saint Valentine: The Man Who Became the Patron Saint of Love
Series: 15-Minute Books ยท 15-Minute Biographies. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,560. Language: English. Published: March 4, 2013 by LearningIsland.com. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Religious biography, Nonfiction » History » European
You’ve probably heard of Saint Valentine’s Day. You may have given someone a card or a present. You may even have done it in secret, and watched the look of happiness on their face. But what do you really know about the person who inspired one of the most popular days of the year? Read this 15-minute biography to find out about the three men who may have become Saint Valentine.
The Simplicity of Innocence
Price: Free! Words: 39,150. Language: English. Published: March 3, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Inspiration » Spiritual inspiration, Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
Part memoir Part Spiritual Teachings The choice of walking on water or drowning was mine alone. The church I was given at birth has no altar or stained glass windows, but blue skies, mountains, and oceans. This roller coaster ride I call life never had wheels or tracks, but sails filled with the winds of destiny.
Living at Twice the Speed of Sound
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 62,680. Language: English. Published: March 3, 2013 by Dov Silverman. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
If you read the Best Seller, "Start-Up Nation" by Dan Senor and Saul Singer then you must read "Living at Twice the Speed of Sound" The Senor/Singer book reveals a broad picture of Israel's Economic Miracle. Eitan (Eddie) Shapiro gives you a sharply focused view of one who contributed to this miracle. He trains for war, visits the Lebanese battle field and storms the boardroom of one of the world'
Infant at 85: Letters on Ending Where you Started
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 25,300. Language: English. Published: March 3, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Infant at 85 is based on a true story of the unique relationship between a geriatric man and his personal trainer. One develops a sense of empathy and patience while the other comes to grips with the challenges of aging, not so gracefully.
Surviving Amnesia – Mind Over Memory
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 54,530. Language: English. Published: March 3, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir, Nonfiction » Self-improvement » Personal Growth / Memory Improvement
(5.00 from 5 reviews)
Imagine what it’s like to lose your memory. This is the true story of two people who beat impossible odds.
Please eat… A mother's struggle to free her teenage son from anorexia
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 84,540. Language: English. Published: March 3, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Eating disorders, Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Bright, popular and a star on the rugby pitch, 15 year old Ben had everything he could want. But then food-loving Ben began to systematically starve himself. In a matter of months Ben lost one quarter of his bodyweight as he plunged into anorexia nervosa, an illness that threatened to destroy him. This is his mother's story.
War of the Currents
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 4,670. Language: English. Published: March 2, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography, Nonfiction » Biography » Scientists, Inventors
HE TURNED NIGHT into day with the invention of alternating current which is still the standard today; he was the father of over one hundred patents, his genius was overshadowed by malefic individuals who called him a quintessential mad scientist; he was ripped off by Thomas Edison for fifty thousand dollars, and the FBI had a large dossier of him which later disappeared. In 1943 he was found dead.
The Joshua Priest
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 38,640. Language: English. Published: March 1, 2013 by Nepperhan Press. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Religious biography
Since the publication of Joshua in 1983, millions of readers have had their faith transformed by the good news of Jesus’ unconditional love that they find in the writings of Father Joseph Francis Girzone, The Joshua Priest. Here, in this inspiring biography, readers discover the deeply rooted faith that saved Father Joe’s life and made his Joshua ministry possible.
Daniel McGilvary: Pioneer Missionary to Northern Thailand
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 7,140. Language: American English. Published: March 1, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Christian Church / History, Nonfiction » Biography » Religious biography
When Daniel McGilvary arrived in Chiang Mai in 1867, there was not a single Christian believer. In the 40 years that followed, McGilvary evangelized tireless, made disciples, and planted the very first churches in Northern Thailand. How did he do it? In this short biography, missionary and author Karl Dahlfred recounts the amazing ministry of this faithful nineteenth century missionary pioneer.
Tired of I.T! - How I learned to stop worrying and love the bicycle
You set the price! Words: 86,000. Language: English. Published: March 1, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Bicycling, Nonfiction » Biography » Other biographies
Spend every waking minute staring at a computer screen. Throw in some self destructive habits. Stir. Repeat. This weekly routine nearly killed him. In a moment of insanity (clarity?), Dave Conroy quit his computer job, sold his belongings and, buying a bicycle, set forth around the world. He hadn't been on a bike in nearly 20 years but you never forget, right?
I Married My Cousin!
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 28,080. Language: English. Published: March 1, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir, Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Hinduism
The book is a collection of 20 personal narratives detailing experiences both in India and the US and goes back 1000 years to the origins of Sri Vaishnavism (a sub sect of Hinduism) to the need for creating new jobs in the US during President Obama's 2nd term. I married my cousin! is one among the 20 narratives and looks at the trend of cousin marriages among South Asians from a medical and legal
Um Sonho de Vida
Price: Free! Words: 10,670. Language: Unknown language. Published: February 28, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Para que você me entenda, sou Kátia Santana, 30 anos, portadora de paralisia cerebral. Esse quadro me torna susceptível a momentos de alegria e tristeza, pois me encontro limitada fisicamente na minha cadeira de rodas, um péssimo automóvel.
Ritratti di italiani in tempi di elezioni
Price: Free! Words: 4,740. Language: Italian. Published: February 28, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Democracy, Nonfiction » Biography » Political biography
Brevi ritratti di elettori italiani incontrati in volantinaggi, raccolte firme e altri momenti di campagna elettorale vissuta sul territorio, che anche nell’era delle reti sociali si rivela un metodo insostituibile per tastare lo stato di un Paese. Spero di aver restituito fedelmente la realta' di persone e storie che sostiene il cammino delle idee in generale e della politica in particolare.
The Mission of Grumpy Butt Code Name Smilie Man
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 1,010. Language: English. Published: February 28, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir, Nonfiction » Inspiration » Personal inspiration
In this short memoir follow my interactions with a gentleman who trudged through my world five days a week for three and a half years. Discover the change in both of us that a daily dose of kindness created.
The Antisocial Manifesto: A Novel Volume 1
Price: Free! Words: 60,390. Language: English. Published: February 28, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Social scientists & psychologists
"Riveting! Shocking! The Antisocial Manifesto (revised edition) is a gripping novel that follows the life and times of Antisocial Personality Disorder from childhood into adulthood. It's a book of abuse, frustration, rejection, drug & alcohol addiction, alienation, sadness, manipulation, humiliation, crime, death, hate, sarcasm, humor, insight, redemption, and strangely enough, love. Enjoy!
Paul McCartney: Carry that weight
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 20. Language: English. Published: February 27, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Celebrity biography
Paul McCartney: Carry that weight, takes a snapshot of the afternoon Paul McCartney made the final decision to quit the most beloved band of all time, and imagines the thoughts and feelings behind it. The comic is inspired by the famously frank press release that came with his debut solo album and confirmed the end of The Beatles, and the end of his partnership with John Lennon.
Your Memoir: Getting Started, Keeping Going
Series: The Memoir Writing Guides. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 6,100. Language: English. Published: February 27, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » Literacy, Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
(5.00 from 1 review)
Your Memoir: Get Started is full of proven ideas and approaches to successfully move you from wanting to write to producing the finished family stories or memoirs you know will be a treasured legacy for your children and grandchildren.
The Fishing Trip That Never Was
You set the price! Words: 3,920. Language: British English. Published: February 27, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Fishing, Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
It was summer 2012, It had been raining for months and I was bored, I wanted to go on a fishing trip. So I answered an ad I found on the internet and ended up going fishing with two strangers in a rather dodgy fishing boat. This is the hilarious true story of what happened. This story is ideal for a quick read on the train or on a daily commute to work
We Love Jenni
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 40,060. Language: English. Published: February 26, 2013 by Riverdale Avenue Books. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
“We Love Jenni,” is a frank and revealing biography of the late Mexican-American singer Jenni Rivera written by The New York Times best-selling author Marc Shapiro and journalist Charles Vazquez that goes behind the scenes to tell the riveting story of the iconic Latina, who was killed last December 9th in a plane crash in Mexico.