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Four Decades through Thick & Thin – Musings of a Diplomat Part 3 – Russian Rhapsody by N Sreenivasan
Series: Four Decades Through Thick & Thin - Musings of a Diplomat, Part 3. Price: Free! Words: 5,290. Language: English (Indian dialect). Published: July 12, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
This book is the third in a series of books that constitute the Memoirs of a retired Indian Foreign Service officer. The Memoirs recount memorable parts of the author's forty years as a diplomat. This book is based on the author's posting in Moscow during the Soviet era.
Honourable King by Anton Flude
Price: Free! Words: 5,640. Language: English. Published: July 11, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography
Caught up in the Pacific slave trading during 1862, William Ellis watched astounded as their frail canoes were smashed to pieces and the natives herded below decks at gunpoint into the hold, Taken by force, the natives were destined as slaves to work in the coffee plantations and silver mines of Peru.
The Soul of Beth - The Luminous Black Dahlia by Juanita Spinos
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 15,340. Language: English. Published: July 11, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Other biographies, Nonfiction » True Crime » Murder
Beth (Elizabeth Short), posthumously known as The Black Dahlia, was the victim of one of the most notorious unsolved crimes of the 20th century. Believing that she was unjustly portrayed in books and movies, her friend, Juanita Spinos describes her in The Soul of Beth as a strikingly beautiful, dignified, compassionate, and caring friend to be cherished and honored forever.
Just When I Thought It Was Over by Chikita Shell
Price: $4.95 USD. Words: 10,250. Language: English. Published: July 11, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Inspiration » Personal inspiration
This book is about the author's life and how she defeated the odds of her childhood to become a successful college student, loving mother and wife. She always had dreams of becoming a professional career woman, but after an unexpected turn in life, she found herself secretly battling depression and anxiety. However, through the support of family and personal determination, she regained faith.
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 Mereo Books. 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.
Madame de Pompadour. La amante de Luis XV que llego a ser la mujer mas poderosa de Francia by Jazmin Saenz
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 35,880. Language: Spanish. Published: July 7, 2014 by LD Books - Lectorum. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Royalty biography, Nonfiction » History » European
El siglo XVIII en Francia fue la época de las grandes cortesanas descollando en las más altas esferas del poder; entre ellas, nadie como Madame de Pompadour, la amante de Luis XV, gran compañera y consejera,quien, además, apoyó la Enciclopedia, a los más notables filósofos y literatos de su época, y gravitó en las decisiones del gobierno.
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.