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Brief Overview: Jan van Eyck
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 1,720. Language: English. Published: November 7, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Artists, Nonfiction » Biography » Artists, architects, & photographers
Have you ever wanted to know more about the Flemish painter named Jan van Eyck? Are you writing a research paper about him, or are just curious as to what some of his most famous paintings are? If these questions peak your interest, then this book is for you! Over 1500 words all about the 15th century Flemish oil painter flowing out of this book.
Biography Series – Jennifer Lopez
Price: $3.49 USD. Words: 18,470. Language: English. Published: November 7, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Celebrity biography
Jennifer Lopez, a.k.a. J.Lo, is a multi-talented and influential superstar. She is an actress, singer-songwriter, record producer, and dancer. Biography, Albums, Films, Concerts, Private Life, Marriages and Relationships, Property and assets, Companies and more… Take a journey with us as we bring you closer than ever to Jennifer Lopez.
Green Fields and Pavements: A Norfolk Farmer in Wartime
Series: Henry Williamson Collections, Book 13. Price: $5.50 USD. Words: 60,860. Language: English. Published: November 7, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Essay » Author profile
Henry Williamson (1895-1977), nature writer and novelist, was a farmer in Norfolk, UK, during World War 2. Throughout those years he was writing newspaper articles, to help finance the farm, and Green Fields and Pavements is a collection of the articles that he contributed to the Eastern Daily Press between 1941 and 1944: on farming, the countryside and its wildlife, and literature and art.
Just Call Me Sgt. Mom: A Mother's Journey Into Autism
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 20,380. Language: English. Published: November 6, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Relationships and Family » Autism spectrum disorders, Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Imagine a world where communication is almost nonexistent, where a noise or an environment causes pain or fear, a world unlike the one around us. This is Brianna’s world. Meet Brianna Williams through the eyes of her mother as she opens up about raising a child with Autism. This is their story.
Privileged Witness
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 115,850. Language: British English. Published: November 6, 2013 by Geepy Publishing. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
A Patriot's Journey through Partition and the Independence of Pakistan
Bio of Dominic Noonan: The Gay Gangster Who Ruled the UK
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 4,050. Language: American English. Published: November 5, 2013 by Kiesha Joseph. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Criminals & outlaws, Nonfiction » True Crime » Organized crime
Dominic Noonan led a very controversial life. Coupled with his dark past, you can say that Dominic led a disturbing life altogether. Throughout his most active years as a mobster in the 1980s and the 1990s, Dominic proved to be a loyal and valuable member of the notorious UK Noonan Crime Family.
Green Suede Shoes: An Irish-American Odyssey
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 138,810. Language: English. Published: November 5, 2013 and represented by Dystel and Goderich Literary Management. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir, Nonfiction » Music » Rock music
This rock 'n' roll Angela's Ashes begins in County Wexford, Ireland, a then womb-like theocracy. After emigrating Kirwan finds himself with the Ramones at CBGBs and the brothers McCourt & Lester Bangs at The Bells of Hell. He forms Black 47 under the watchful eye of Joe Strummer. Green Suede Shoes remembers three decades of a lost New York, and the people who have made it what it is.
Somewhere Children Shout
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 52,360. Language: English. Published: November 4, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Somewhere Children Shout takes you back to the life of a kid in the Catskills in the 1950s, a candid look at growing up in a town with one traffic light, and where picking up a bottle of milk had to be postponed until Monday. But for a kid in the fifth grade it was pretty close to perfect, a time and place for discovery.
Rising Out Of The Ashes Of Depression
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,700. Language: English. Published: November 4, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Inspiration » Personal inspiration
A funny, relatable and candid short tale about the author's life with depression and the after-effects.
Call Me Ella
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 80,310. Language: English. Published: November 4, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Relationships and Family » Adoption
Call Me Ella is a heartwarming and uplifting story about a young girl who considered her adoptive parents her “real parents,” yet needed to know her roots. She had no idea that her twenty-four year search for her birthmother, which did not begin until after both of her parents had passed away, would involve Sopranos-like tales of organized crime, gambling, and infidelity.
More Secrets of an Old Typewriter: Misunderstood Gargoyles and Overrated Angels
Price: $6.49 USD. Words: 42,250. Language: English. Published: November 4, 2013 by Open Books. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Misunderstood Gargoyles & Overrated Angels celebrates the underdogs and the unappreciated among us... and sets its sights on the hypocritical and the hyped among us as well.
Legends, Labors & Loves: William Jackson Palmer, 1836—1909
Series: Regional History Series. Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 126,290. Language: English. Published: November 4, 2013 by Pikes Peak Library District. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Biographical anthologies, Nonfiction » History » North America
Legends, Labors & Loves reveals a remarkable and modest man and opens every reader’s eyes to a new view of Colorado Springs’ founder William Jackson Palmer. There is no scandal, nor is there deception. Not only will you find integrity, leadership and compassion in this book, but you will witness Palmer’s tenacious conviction, strength, and shrewdness—just how one imagines a true “founding father.”
My Journey Through Addictions to Salvation: A New Beginning
Price: $2.95 USD. Words: 45,420. Language: English. Published: November 2, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Self-improvement » Addiction and recovery
Entrenched in alcohol and drugs for a long period of time. with no future. When God helped me find my way to recovery in 2005, doors opened that I could not have imagined. In 2006, I returned to school to get my high school diploma and now have diplomas in Addictions and Social Service Worker. I graduated with a Bachelor of Arts and Science Degree in Psychology.
Truth, Auspiciousness, Beauty
Price: $1.00 USD. Words: 8,640. Language: British English. Published: November 2, 2013 by Sri Sathya Sai Sadhana Trust, Publications Division. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Royalty biography, Nonfiction » Biography » Religious biography
This small booklet by the author gives in a nutshell the Divine Life and Messages of Bhagawan Sri Sathya Sai Baba as narrated in the first four volumes of "Sathyam, Sivam, Sundaram" by the chosen biographer of Bhagawan, Prof. N. Kasturi.
'Death, Thou shalt Die': The Life of John Donne
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 30,440. Language: English. Published: November 1, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Literary biography
The greatest poet and the greatest preacher of his time, John Donne rose from poverty and obscurity to the position of Dean of St Paul's, a confident of King Charles and - his early poems too erotic to be published - a scourge of sinners whose daughter owned the most popular brothel in London.
Once Upon A Road Trip
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 137,700. Language: English. Published: November 1, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Fiction » Young adult or teen » Romance
*Think 'Eat, Pray, Love'...the teen version. A pre-life crisis on a shoestring budget. *A geeky girl goes on an unlikely 8-week adventure--encountering unexpected danger, wonderment, grief, and love. *A fiction-like retelling of a young woman's true story--made up of 3rd person narrative and actual journal entries.
Perfect Dog Tales
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 32,870. Language: English. Published: November 1, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Other biographies
Contained within these pages are more than thirty of Wilkins’ favorite animal stories, a book dominated by dogs. “When wolves decided it would be okay to become lapdogs,” Wilkins says, “human beings got a benefit beyond measure.” But in the telling of his tales the author acknowledges the worth of many other creatures.
Alfred John North: In Justice and Fairness to Myself
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 12,810. Language: English. Published: October 31, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography, Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Life Sciences / Zoology / Ornithology
Alfred John North was one of Australia's pioneer ornithologists. He was the author of Nests and Eggs of Birds Found Breeding in Australia and Tasmania (1901-1914), which remains a standard reference work today. While often maligned by his critics, the discovery of North's diary and private papers show him to have been a scientist of the highest calibre.
Wise Men and Other Stories: Lessons from the Holidays on Santa, God, Heaven, Death and More Fun Stuff from Someone Who Still Has a Lot to Learn
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 22,720. Language: English. Published: October 31, 2013 by Dream of Things. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir, Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
"Wise Men and Other Stories" is a collection of holiday-related essays that blends humor and poignancy in the tradition of Robert Fulghum, Dave Barry, Bill Bryson, P.J. O'Rourke and other great American humorists. "O'Mary has a gift for simple, frank exposition of life's most poignant moments," says author Stephen Parrish. In Wise Men and Other Stories, O'Mary shares that gift with all of us.
Wasn't Tomorrow Wonderful?
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 62,910. Language: English. Published: October 30, 2013 by Riverdale Avenue Books. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
In this funny and moving memoir, Walsh recounts an idiosyncratic childhood that included an attempt to track down a crazed serial killer, a First Amendment battle with his fourth-grade principal, running the local KKK (that’s Kenny’s Kid Kare) babysitting service — and the mysterious disappearance of his father.