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I Didn't Know Biomedical Engineering Was an Option by Udochi Okeke
Price: Free! Words: 8,480. Language: English. Published: July 10, 2014. Categories: Essay » Sociology, Nonfiction » Biography » People of color
This book gives one woman's perspective, from personal experience, on the lack of minority group representation in the STEM fields.
Mayuco - Un Migrante Afortunado by Adolfo Sagastume
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 12,430. Language: Spanish. Published: July 10, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Biography » Adventurers & explorers
Mayuco es un migrante afortunado. Tuvo la oportunidad de legalizar su estancia en los Estados Unidos gracias a una ley emitida en 1987. Este relato es un tributo ofrecido a su excelente manera de ser, su sinceridad y sus buenas intenciones que lo destacan como una persona ejemplar. El libro está escrito en un lenguaje sencillo y fácil de comprender por toda la familia.
Muhammad: When Dementia Created the God of Insanity by James Creamwood
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 65,260. Language: English. Published: July 9, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography, Nonfiction » History » Biography
Muhammad is the Prophet of the Moon God Allah, and is the mold of every true believer of his system. He was an epileptic who had a vision and thought he was possessed by evil spirits, but others convinced him that he was a prophet of God. He assembled a band of cutthroats and murdered, raped, robbed, and even beheaded hundreds of innocent victims, while leaving a legacy of hatred and intolerance
To Sark and Beyond by Christine Davies Curtis
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 103,470. Language: English. Published: July 9, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
Chris Davies Curtis has combined her first 3 books: first she is a District Nurse in London in the 1960's. Then she and her husband move to the Feudal Island of Sark to run a guest house and smallholding of 200 hens, goat and a donkey; they travel to NZ by ship, touring in a delivery van they explore work there for 2 years, finally emigrating and Chris gets a job as a rural District Nurse.
Funny Bones - My Life in Comedy by Freddie Davies
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 105,690. Language: English. Published: July 9, 2014 by Scratching Shed Publishing. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Entertainment » Television
Freddie 'Parrotface’ Davies was a superstar of British television, radio and variety theatre before, in the twilight of a packed career, he began to act in films such as the cult classic Funny Bones, alongside Lee Evans and Jerry Lewis. With a foreword by Ken Dodd, this unique autobiography is a poignant and hilarious evocation of a vanished world and a rich nostalgic treat for comedy connoisseurs
Ho Chi Minh Biography - The Secrets of His Life During The Vietnam War by Chris Diamond
Series: Biography Series. Price: $3.17 USD. Words: 4,410. Language: English. Published: July 9, 2014 by Digital Publishing Group. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Adventurers & explorers, Nonfiction » History » Military
Who's Ho Chi Minh? He was a great leader who brought the Vietnam's independence from the French colonists. This book is going to show you in action how he handled tough situations and what decisions he made to become a great leader so many people admire today...
How God's Light Blinded Me by Mason Torrey
Price: Free! Words: 8,770. Language: English (New Zealand dialect). Published: July 8, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Religious biography(4.00 from 1 review)
After 32 years of being a dedicated Christian, Mason Torrey stumbles across difficult logic and faces the hardest decision of his life.
Why Everyone Should Wait Tables for Two Weeks by Ian A. Gray
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 26,460. Language: English. Published: July 8, 2014 by Master & Fool LLC. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Business biography, Nonfiction » Cooking, Food, Wine, Spirits » Biography
While hinting at the blustery "insider tells all" tone of books like Kitchen Confidential, Why Everyone Should Wait Tables for Two Weeks takes a different course altogether and tells some hilarious and harrowing tales while it gets to the real point, which is about learning the distinction between humiliation and humility.
Tea and Me by Rod Brown
Price: $5.50 USD. Words: 214,270. Language: English. Published: July 8, 2014 by Memoirs Publishing. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Rod set sail for a new life in India after applying to work as an engineer. During his career in the tea industry he fell in love with the country and its way of life. Tea and Me is the story of Rod Brown’s colourful early years in West Bengal in the 1950s, complete with encounters with tigers, leopards and poisonous snakes and some hilarious adventures with the local people.
Sweetwater: A Biography of Nathaniel “Sweetwater” Clifton by Frank Foster
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 15,680. Language: English. Published: July 7, 2014 by BookCaps. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Sports biography
When Brooklyn Dodgers general manager Branch Rickey decided to break the “color line” and integrate major league baseball in the 1940s, he spent years doing exhaustive background research and interviewing players. This role could not just go to an extraordinary athlete, but one of immense character as well Things went down with integration in the National Basketball Association a bit differently.
This Is Why I Cry by Anonymous
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 20,370. Language: English. Published: July 7, 2014 by Jonah Wolfe. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Criminals & outlaws, Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
"This Is Why I Cry" is my personal memoir of my struggles going up as a victim of childhood sexual abuse and how it impacted my adult life. I am honest and open about what happened to me and what I did to others. This is a no holds barred look at the life of a convicted sex offender and the path that got me there. This is also the story of what path I am on now.
Vote Techno Party by A. E. Elliott
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 152,310. Language: English. Published: July 7, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Urban, Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
Displaced and prematurely cynical, Selene comes to London and loses herself in its techno party scene. She has one goal in mind: to erase herself...
The World in My Fist by Nino Benvenuti
Price: $6.79 USD. Words: 85,710. Language: English. Published: July 7, 2014 by AIDIF Editore. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
In the spring of 1967, Nino Benvenuti was the first Italian to keep the entire nation awake all night for an event taking place on the opposite side of the ocean, in New York, when the six hour time lapse collapsed under the enthusiasm for his victory over Emile Griffith in the old Madison Square Garden stadium.
Il mondo in pugno by Nino Benvenuti
Price: $6.79 USD. Words: 76,890. Language: Italian. Published: July 7, 2014 by AIDIF Editore. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Nino Benvenuti è stato il primo italiano, nella primavera del '67, a tenere desta per un'intera notte la nazione per un evento che si svolgeva dall'altra parte dell'oceano, a New York, annullando le sei ore di differenza oraria con l'entusiasmo per la sua vittoria contro Emile Griffith sul ring del vecchio Madison Square Garden.
Authenic Memoirs of Ellen Schayer 1862-1942 A Well Bred German Lady by Gary Vardon
Price: $3.00 USD. Words: 12,110. Language: English. Published: July 7, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Adventurers & explorers, Nonfiction » Biography » Woman biographies
A well educated and literate German Jewess relates her life story in a fascinating way. Insights into life in Germany for over 70 years is presented.
Helga: Growing Up in Hitler's Germany by Karen Truesdell Riehl
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 58,620. Language: English. Published: July 7, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Historical » General, Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Ten-year-old Helga is forced to join the Hitler youth weekly meetings. Lies and treats are used to build her allegiance to the Fuhrer. As the war draws nearer to Berlin, Helga is sent away to a Youth Training Camp. Her slow disillusionment and harrowing escape home, is a coming-of-age story of a young girl's survival of Nazi mind control. A 2015 San Diego Book Awards Winner.
Sweet Sour Bitter by Janie Whitlock
Price: $5.00 USD. Words: 16,300. Language: English. Published: July 6, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir(5.00 from 1 review)
In Sweet Sour Bitter: A Tale of a Friendship, a Transplant, and a Lemonade Stand, lifelong friends tell their story of how an impending liver transplant shaped their lives. It’s a tale offered to readers with the hope of inspiring them to see the richness of their own stories, friendships, and lives.
Autobiography of a Zen Master by Robert A. Sommers
Price: $200.00 USD. Words: 65,790. Language: English. Published: July 6, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
A memoir and guide to the author's unique approach to Zen practice, covering such topics as psychotherapy, psychoanalysis, hypnosis, meditation and enlightenment.
The Enigma of Felix Frankfurter by H. N. Hirsch
Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 98,960. Language: English. Published: July 5, 2014 by Quid Pro Books. Categories: Nonfiction » Law » Legal History, Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography
A recognized, fascinating classic of judicial biography and the Supreme Court, now available as an ebook--featuring active contents, linked notes, proper formatting, and a fully-linked Index. Felix Frankfurter was perhaps the most influential jurist of his century--and one of the most complex men ever to sit on the U.S. Supreme Court. Mysteries and apparent contradictions abound, and are explored.