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Breaking Out of Show Business: What I've Discovered by Not Being Discovered by Michael Paul Ziegfeld
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 48,800. Language: English. Published: January 22, 2015 by Post Hill Press. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Celebrity biography, Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
"You have probably never heard of me. There may be a very slight possibility you recognize my name or maybe my face. But I have no delusions. I've always said, 'I’ve sky-rocketed to the middle.' This is a little taste of my attempts to move up the ladder. I hope you like it. These are the highlights of my life...so far." - Michael Paul Ziegfeld
மாமனிதர் நபிகள் நாயகம் by P. Zainul Abideen
Price: Free! Words: 32,510. Language: Tamil. Published: January 21, 2015 by Sanria. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Religious biography, Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Islam / History
நபிகள் நாயகம் அவர்களின் குண நலன்களைப் பற்றி எழுதப்பட்ட சில நூல்களில் பெரும்பாலும் கட்டுக் கதைகள் தான் உள்ளன. ஆதாரப்பூர்வமான நிகழ்ச்சிகளின் தொகுப்பாக அவை அமையவில்லை. இந்தக் குறையை நிறைவு செய்யும் வகையில் தான் மாமனிதர் நபிகள் நயாகம் என்ற நூலை வெளியிடுகின்றோம். நபிகள் நாயகத்தின் ஆளுமையை அறிந்து கொள்ள விரும்பும் ஒவ்வொருவருக்கும் இந்நூல் உதவும் என்று பெரிதும் நம்புகிறோம்.
Ilha de Metarica: memórias da guerra colonial by João Carlos Roque
Price: $1.50 USD. Words: 17,620. Language: Portuguese. Published: January 21, 2015 by INDEX ebooks. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Gay and Lesbian » Biographies
As memórias francas, por vezes imensamente divertidas, por vezes brutalmente chocantes, do percurso militar de um capitão miliciano do Exército Português, enviado para a Guerra Colonial na Guiné e em Moçambique, onde se cruzou com Spínola, Kaúlza de Arriaga e outros homens e mulheres que o marcaram para o resto da sua vida.
Philadelphia's Moonglo Cafe' Bribery and Prostitution in National League Baseball by Robert Grey Reynolds, Jr
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 3,980. Language: English. Published: January 21, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Criminals & outlaws, Nonfiction » True Crime » Organized crime
Major League Baseball has hidden a secret from public knowledge for 55 years. The secret involves meetings between a Philadelphia prostitute and 3 major leaguers in the 1959 baseball season. The names of the players are known to Philadelphia Phillies' management, the Phila. Police Dept. and MLB execs. Baseball commissioner Ford Frick chose to keep the players' identities hidden from the public.
Stubborn Soul by Sophia Gubb
Price: $7.00 USD. Words: 82,540. Language: English. Published: January 20, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Gay and lesbian, Nonfiction » Self-improvement » Emotional healing
The autobiography of a repressed transgender girl, struggling to find meaning and answers to life through the haze of sickness, abuse and depression.
As Far As I Remember by Michael Bawtree
Price: $2.85 USD. Words: 121,640. Language: English. Published: January 20, 2015 by Mereo Books. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
Michael Bawtree owes his cultured start in life to the country house hotel his parents owned and managed in the 1950s. Michael developed a talent for literature and drama, after he had read English Language and Literature at Oxford took him to Canada, where he embarked on a career in the theatre. As Far As I Remember is part 1 of Michael’s story
O Segundo Armário: diário de um jovem soropositivo by Gabriel de Souza Abreu
You set the price! Words: 31,060. Language: Portuguese. Published: January 19, 2015 by INDEX ebooks. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Gay and lesbian, Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Diseases / AIDS & HIV
Acho que hoje morreu algo em mim. Tem morrido a cada dia e sinto que isso é bom. Talvez seja o processo natural deste luto, talvez seja o nascimento de um novo ser, sim, um Alguém. Despeço-me hoje de alguém em mim. Acordo de um sonho chamado esperança. Despeço-me dela, sem olhar para trás. Beijo a esperança. Reagente nem sempre é ruim. Hora de reagir.
Roads Taken by Alan R Young
Price: $2.85 USD. Words: 121,470. Language: English. Published: January 19, 2015 by Mereo Books. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
Alan Young developed two passions early in life; music and literature. In his twenties he sought adventure in East Africa, using his academic experience to teach native Kenyans. Roads Taken is his account of those vividly remembered days in a strange land which became a second home to him and where he made friends from all races and backgrounds.
Electricity Supply, The British Experiment by David Porter
Price: $2.85 USD. Words: 107,750. Language: English. Published: January 19, 2015 by Mereo Books. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
In 1987, David Porter found himself at the centre of the energy supply revolution when he helped to form a new body created to fight for the UK’s independent electricity producers. Battles were fought and often won. Politics, rather than the paying customers, drove the industry. This book is David’s story of those eventful years
Famous Social Reformers & Revolutionaries 8: Shaheed Bhagat Singh by Teacher Forum
Series: Famous Social Reformers & Revolutionaries. Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 8,950. Language: English. Published: January 18, 2015 by Raja Sharma. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Political biography, Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography
“Shaheedon ki chitaon par lagenge har varsh mele, Watan pe mitne walon ka yahi baki nishaan hoga.” (There will be fairs at the tombs of the martyrs every year; this is what will remain of those who die for their country.)
Sisters Born, Sisters Found: A Diversity of Voices on Sisterhood by Laura McHale Holland
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 83,920. Language: English. Published: January 17, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Fiction » Anthologies » Poetry - multi-author
Sisters Born, Sisters Found: A Diversity of Voices on Sisterhood reveals the core of female hearts, divulges secrets, and captures poignant, compelling, complex relationships. This vibrant collection of memoirs, short stories, essays and poems features seventy-six gifted writers from across the globe who explore the female bond (or lack thereof) in a refreshing array of tones and styles.
Foreign Service Family Style by Gordon Rayner
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 57,220. Language: English. Published: January 17, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
A Narc and his family travel to a foreign land, Paraguay, where he sets up a DEA office in the American Embassy. The family enjoys and experiences new customs. Conflict comes when the Narc's idea of personal responsibility clashes with the Ambassador's policy on collateral damage.
Alex Haley's Roots: An Author's Odyssey by Adam Henig
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 17,570. Language: English. Published: January 16, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Cultural heritage, Nonfiction » History » North America
In 1977, following the airing of the mega hit television mini-series Roots, its author, Alex Haley, became America’s newest “folk hero." His book was a best seller, a story had captivated the world. Alex Haley was on his way to becoming the most successful author until it all fell apart. Henig investigates the unraveling of one of America’s most successful yet enigmatic authors.
The First Book of Michael by Syl Mortilla
Price: $17.77 USD. Words: 52,600. Language: English. Published: January 16, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Celebrity biography
Syl Mortilla uses Michael Jackson’s art as a window to an understanding of the man largely considered an enigma. The book explores Michael’s evolution from pop star to global figure, with Mortilla questioning whether the people of planet Earth can afford to dismiss the totemic value of Michael Jackson’s unrivalled fame and legacy apropos its potential as an opportunity for promoting world peace.
Gracie an English Bull Terrier: A Handbook for Being Dog's Best Friend by Christy Oslund
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 69,400. Language: English. Published: January 16, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Home and Garden » Pets & livestock, Nonfiction » Biography » Woman biographies
30 years rehabilitating dogs barely prepared Christy for her first Bull Terrier. Add a Collie and Labrador to the mix and life could be chaotic; when it came to medical crisis and stress, these same dogs provided the encouragement to keep going. Including tips on temperament testing, feeding, and training, this memoir/handbook will resonate with dog lovers, affirming why we are dog-people.
Горячие дни холодной войны. Москва 1967-68 by Sam Warren
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 13,470. Language: Russian. Published: January 16, 2015 by Boris Seaweed. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » History » Modern / 20th Century
Воспоминания сотрудника военного атташата при посольстве США в СССР о его работе и жизни в Москве в 1967-68 годах. Перевод с английского Boris Seaweed.
70 Years of the Statistical Office of the Republic of Slovenia by Statistical Office of the Republic of Slovenia
Price: Free! Words: 12,000. Language: Commonwealth English. Published: January 15, 2015 by Statistični urad Republike Slovenije. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography
In 2014, the Statistical Office of the Republic of Slovenia (SURS) celebrated the 70th anniversary of its establishment. In these decades it evolved into an impartial and trustworthy institution with implemented quality standards. To mark this jubilee, a special publication was issued. We invite you to read or maybe just browse the new chapter on our office.
Not Another Flamin' (Love) Travel Story by Paul Carson & Sally Carson
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 138,820. Language: English. Published: January 15, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » Budget, Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
THE INCIDENTS IN THIS BOOK ARE BASED ON REAL EVENTS. THE NAMES WERE CHANGED TO PROTECT THE GUILTY. Did you ever dream of taking a year off from work, to travel somewhere different and exciting – Europe perhaps? This book tells the story of a couple who did exactly that and shows how it can be done. Maybe you would not take quite the same approach to the journey that they did, though…
Humorous Incidents in My Life by Mario V. Farina
Price: Free! Words: 14,520. Language: American English. Published: January 15, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
A collection of shorts written by a man with many experiences and stories to share! Mario has lived a full life, filled with wit, humor, and insight. Read his stories and let him make you laugh!
Our Life Off the Grid: An Urban Couple Goes Feral by J. David Cox
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 102,200. Language: English. Published: January 15, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Home and Garden » Sustainable living, Nonfiction » Biography » Editors, journalists, & publishers
NOMINATED FOR THE 2016 STEPHEN LEACOCK MEDAL FOR HUMOUR “Let’s do this! How hard can it be?” And, with that, David and his wife Sally, in their mid-fifties, went from being white collar urbanites to living off the grid on a remote island in the wilds of west coast British Columbia, Canada.