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27 Days a Pilgrim on the Camino de Santiago de Compostela
Price: $7.76 USD. Words: 75,040. Language: English. Published: July 23, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir, Nonfiction » Travel » Hikes & walks
Despite quadruple heart bypass surgery, hospitalisation due to a complete mental breakdown after losing his younger son to chronic diabetes, and being plagued by self-doubt at having to walk 25 kilometres per day for an entire month, 64 year-old Australian author Michael Thornton sets out to trek the iconic 800km Camino de Santiago de Compostela pilgrimage across northern Spain.
Walter Mepham
Price: Free! Words: 28,450. Language: English. Published: July 23, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography
Personal family histories intermingle with scenes of life before, during and beyond The Great War, the First World War 1914-18, to present day conflict across the globe in the 21st century. Decisions to be made to fight or not to fight, to kill, or be killed. The role of political, religious and military leaders, and the populations they send to war, the inglorious, and tragic consequences of war.
Buddy System
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 56,280. Language: English. Published: July 22, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Buddy System is a humorous, in depth account of my transition from using a cane to learning how to operate a guide dog. It contains a hundred dollars worth of laughs, for only $4.99.
The Last Flight of JFK Jr: How it Went Tragically Wrong and Why
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 59,290. Language: English. Published: July 22, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Celebrity biography
John F. Kennedy Jr.’s last flight told in story form, as narrative/creative nonfiction, of the days leading up to that fateful night and the flight itself.
Expatriate: A Biography of Ezra Pound
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 17,390. Language: English. Published: July 21, 2014 by BookCaps. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Literary biography
Ezra Pound was one of the most important figures of Modernism in English literature. Ironically, it was his work on behalf of other more so than his own contributions that created this reputation. James Joyce, T.S. Eliot and Ernest Hemingway all owed an enormous debt to the redheaded, loudmouthed scholar whose life began on the Idaho frontier. On the other hand, Ezra made barely a dent in the p
Tales of a Mountain Misfit
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 131,610. Language: English. Published: July 21, 2014 by EWH Press. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
Tales of a Mountain Misfit, written by born storyteller Jerry Newton, is a poignantly honest memoir of a life fully and uniquely lived. In addition to the many engagingly told life tales that will both move and amaze you, it documents in a highly personal way numerous defining events, places and lifestyle transformations in 20th century American culture.
The Expatriates: Biographies of Lost Generation Writers
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 89,360. Language: English. Published: July 21, 2014 by BookCaps. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Literary biography
Their lavish lifestyle have inspired movies; their awarding winning books have inspired thousands of writers. What was it like to be a Lost Generation writer living in Europe? This book takes you inside to give you a glimpse. It includes biographies on T.S. Eliot, Gertrude Stein, Ezra Pound, Ernest Hemingway, F. Scott Fitzgerald as well as an essay on the Lost Generation. Each of the biographie
TEI, a Memoir of the End of War and Beginning of Peace
You set the price! Words: 84,260. Language: English. Published: July 21, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » War, Nonfiction » Biography » Woman biographies
In a nation devastated by World War II, Tei Fujiwara wrote her memoir 流れる星は生きている (Nagareru Hoshiwa Ikiteiru) about her harrowing journey home with her three young children. Tei’s memoir began in August 1945 in Manchuria and has continued in Japan through 46 printings, a movie, TV series and recognition from the Imperial Family. Now her story continues in English for another new generation.
Eashwaramma The Chosen Mother
Price: $3.00 USD. Words: 51,520. Language: British English. Published: July 21, 2014 by Sri Sathya Sai Sadhana Trust, Publications Division. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Woman biographies, Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography
This book is a humble tribute to the historic role that Eashwaramma was invested with, as the mother of the Avatar Bhagawan Sri Sathya Sai Baba, and the steadfast courage, with which she enacted the role and encountered the challenge.
Pennies In The Grass
Price: $5.50 USD. Words: 91,690. Language: English. Published: July 21, 2014 by Mereo Books. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
This is the story of a Liverpudlian woman who reluctantly followed her husband to Vancouver, Canada, in the 1960s in pursuit of a better life. The book deals with the author’s experiences as a child in England growing up in the Great Depression of the 1930s and World War II, the many challenges to her health after she sailed to Canada, the sadness, stresses and struggles of a homesick immigrant.
Eighth Sikh Guru: Shri Guru Har Krishan Sahib Ji
Series: Novels and Stories, Book 108 · Sikh Gurus: Biographies. Price: $1.75 USD. Words: 3,370. Language: English. Published: July 18, 2014 by Raja Sharma. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Religious biography, Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Sikhism
Guru Har Krishan Sahib Ji was declared as Eighth Nanak Guru by his father Shri Guru Har Rai Sahib Ji before his death in 1661. Ram Rai, the eldest son of Guru Har Rai Sahib, was inflamed with jealousy. He had long cherished a desire to be the next Guru of the Sikhs.
Through the Eyes of a Poet: The Life and Writings of Kate Fort Codington
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 40,600. Language: English. Published: July 18, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Literary biography, Essay » Author profile
Kate Fort Codington was a gracious lady of old-line Atlanta society whose roots were deeply embedded in the Victorian concept of dignity and decorum that characterized the aristocratic “Old South.” Using her poems and short stories, and a few memoirs of friends and family, Dory Codington has narrated the width and breadth of the life of this amazing woman, and the century in which she lived.
As I Walked Out Through Spain in Search of Laurie Lee
Price: $8.49 USD. Words: 85,930. Language: English. Published: July 18, 2014 by SilverWood Books. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues
One man's search through Spain in the footsteps of writer Laurie Lee.
Born Yesterday: The True Story of a Girl Born in the 20th Century but Raised in the 19th
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 102,260. Language: English. Published: July 17, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir, Nonfiction » Inspiration » Personal inspiration
The book is a memoir of growing up in physical and social isolation stemming from a one-family, cult-like version of extreme religion, yet shaking free from family dysfunction and spiritual abuse to develop a wholesome life grounded in faith.
Eight Ten to Charing Cross
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 46,820. Language: English. Published: July 17, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
In the second part of her memoir of growing up in industrial North Kent, Jean continues her story now as a teenager in the 1950s. Yearning to escape the confines of her working class family and a mundane future as an office worker via a fast track to fame and fortune she settles for the reflected glory of typing for the rising stars of popular music and her rich fantasy life remains.
Breaking the Color Barrier: The Story of the First African American NFL Head Coach, Frederick Douglass "Fritz" Pollard
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 15,900. Language: English. Published: July 17, 2014 by BookCaps. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Sports biography
The history of sports and race is messy. In baseball Jackie Robinson is universally touted as the first black major league player, which conveniently forgets Moses Fleetwood Walker and other players of color who appeared on 19th century diamonds. Football deals with the messiness a different way. The sport employs the term "modern era" instead. So Kenny Washington is the first black player of th
First: Three African-American Athletes That Changed the Game
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 43,960. Language: English. Published: July 17, 2014 by BookCaps. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Sports biography
For change to happen, there has to be someone daring enough to suffer through the negativity of being first. The three players profiled here, beat the odds and changed the game. Profiled in this book: Jackie Robinson — The first African-American baseball player Fritz Pollard — The first African-American coaches in the NFL and one of the first African-American players in the NFL Nathaniel Clif
Strange Boat - Mike Scott & The Waterboys
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 93,680. Language: British English. Published: July 16, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Music » Biography, Nonfiction » Biography » Celebrity biography
Strange Boat charts the twisting and meandering journey of Mike Scott, describing the literary and spiritual references that inform his songwriting and exploring the multitude of locations and cultures in which his band, The Waterboys, have assembled and reflected in their recordings.
The Tapestry of Life : Biographies of My Grandparents
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 13,720. Language: American English. Published: July 16, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Like most of us, I have always had the powerful desire to learn about my family history. Knowing about our past, our ancestors, and experiences that mould our lives can give us a deeper understanding of who we are and how we fit into the greater tapestry of life.
Who Stole Our Bikes?
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 64,840. Language: Commonwealth English. Published: July 16, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Adventurers & explorers, Nonfiction » Inspiration » Personal inspiration
BOOK 1: Beginning their 22 month unique, adventurous and sometimes dangerous journey Australian retirees, Bill and Pam, traded in their comfortable lifestyles to cycled and tent. From London to Italy, where surrounded by insecurities, they detoured across to Venice then south to Ancona before catching the ferry and cycling Greece where they experienced significant culture changes....