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Modernist Mentor: A Biography of Gertrude Stein
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 15,270. Language: English. Published: May 23, 2014 by BookCaps. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Literary biography
Gertrude Stein came from unassuming beginnings in Pennsylvania to become a central figure in the birth and development of Modern Art. She was friends with many of the leading painters and writers of multiple generations, as well as being on the sidelines of several of the 20th century’s most profound events, namely both world wars. Her writing evolved from juvenilia to dense, repetitive, experi
Young Abraham Lincoln: The Childhood and Early Life of Abraham Lincoln
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 15,190. Language: English. Published: May 23, 2014 by BookCaps. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Presidents & heads of state
Few famous humans came into the world under such humble circumstances as Abraham Lincoln on February 12, 1809. But it may very well be that the humble and unassuming life he lived actually served to shape him into the solid, moral, honest, decent, hard-working adult that he became. What were those circumstances, the formula so to speak, that molded this future president? This biography looks at
Reef Beach
Series: Tokyo, From One to Infinity. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,980. Language: English. Published: May 22, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues, Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
My late aunt and uncle enriched the lives of countless Australians and instilled in me a greater appreciation of opera, conservation, and religion. They also introduced me to the delights of Reef Beach, a haven for nudists on Sydney Harbour, before it fell victim to a misinformation campaign by some "moralistic" local residents. This is our story, plus some off-the-wall revelations from Japan.
Dammit, I Learned a Lot from That Son-of-a-Gun
Price: $3.98 USD. Words: 32,670. Language: English. Published: May 22, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
What happens when someone shares a story with us—a true story, a story from their heart-of-hearts? We feel connected. We realize the commonality of our emotions. How we are, as human beings, all the same. We all falter. We all fear. We all stumble. And we can all come back stronger. This book contains those stories.
The Regimental Piano: A Story of War, Love and Peace: The Memoirs of Major Bob Orrell, RE
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 33,360. Language: English. Published: May 22, 2014 by eBookPartnership.com. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
A courageous and committed soldier, a passionate and proactive peace campaigner and a loving and loyal family man. These are the remarkable faces of Major Bob Orrell, RE and this is his story.
Tale Of A Tea Planter
Price: Free! Words: 29,890. Language: English. Published: May 21, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Travel » By region
(5.00 from 1 review)
Jim Glendinning describes the early parts of his life coming from a small town in Buckinghamshire to become a Tea Planter in India.
Crash Landing into a Field of Outhouses
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 69,880. Language: English. Published: May 21, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
This collection of short stories will transport you back in time to a world before technology when children explored their imagination in ways we only dream about today.
Different Stars for Different Times: Memoirs of a Woman Doctor
Price: Free! Words: 98,220. Language: English. Published: May 20, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
This autobiographical account traces the story of Dr Margaret Guthrie following her return to New Zealand in 1963 as a widowed mother of three children. She describes her experiences as a medical officer in an Airforce Base and as New Zealand's first female medical superintendent of a major hospital in the 1970s. Since the 1980s Margaret has been at the forefront of gerontology in New Zealand.
Lawyerly Behaviour
Series: Tokyo, From One to Infinity. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 1,830. Language: English. Published: May 20, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
When I was a mischievous tyke in Melbourne, no one imagined I would grow up to be an Australian lawyer, let alone a New York attorney or law professor in Japan. If my family had only been paying attention, however, they would have seen the signs when I dutifully removed my pyjamas at the door at the age of three. Naughty, but nice!
From Bullied to Black Belt Fightback
Price: $14.99 USD. Words: 49,480. Language: English. Published: May 20, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
From Bullied To Black Belt is the true sometimes harrowing, always emotional but inevitably triumphant story of a man’s journey.
Tomorrow isn't Promised
Price: Free! Words: 3,480. Language: English. Published: May 19, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Adventurers & explorers
This story is about the death of my grandma and how it affected my father.
How I Came to Be Here
Series: Tokyo, From One to Infinity. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 10,590. Language: English. Published: May 19, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues, Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Take an ordinary Australian boy, add some breakfast cereal, send him to school, and see what happens… Was it fate that led me to become a permanent resident of Japan, or am I simply another example of permissive parenting gone wrong? One man’s story of how he became a pioneering, expatriate law professor in Japan despite having no family connections to this country.
Bite Size World
Price: $5.50 USD. Words: 63,500. Language: English. Published: May 19, 2014 by Memoirs Publishing. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Adventurers & explorers
Roger realised that a whole world of cuisine was out there that he knew absolutely nothing about. The idea so fascinated him that he abandoned his job and set out on a once-in-a-lifetime tour of the planet, armed with just a suitcase, some phrase books and his palate. Eight months and twenty-five countries later, there had been amazing food, merely good and down right disappointing.
Fourth Sikh Guru: Shri Guru Ramdas Sahib Ji
Series: Novels and Stories, Book 94 · Sikh Gurus: Biographies. Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 4,620. Language: English. Published: May 19, 2014 by Raja Sharma. Categories: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Sikhism, Nonfiction » Biography » Religious biography
Ramdas Ji was a virtuous man, with considerable merit. He was full of devotion, piety, energy, and eloquence. Guru Amardas Sahib Ji tested him on several occasions, and Ramdas Ji successfully passed all the tests.
A Clown in the Trunk: A Memoir
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 78,960. Language: English. Published: May 17, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir, Nonfiction » Entertainment » Humor and satire
The family that once took to the skies and soared on butterfly hang gliders, now rollicks across the landscape in other conveyances-from a broken-down van to the QE2, from a media-hyped "Love Train" to the Orient Express. Older now, but probably no wiser, Maralys Wills and her troupe find adventure lurking where no one else would think to look.
The Road
Price: Free! Words: 530. Language: English. Published: May 17, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
My personal road from birth to now
No Girls Allowed
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 26,120. Language: English. Published: May 17, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
In Hessville, Indiana, Kevin Blair learns that the girls around him are not all they seem to be as he finds himself in one disaster after another. When the onset of puberty strikes, he is left at the mercy of all things feminine and his naive view of the world; a cross between Curious George and Godzilla. A humorous recollection of events that made growing up in the Sixties so unforgettable.
Kiss and Tell
Series: Tokyo, From One to Infinity. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,050. Language: English. Published: May 17, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Discretion may be my middle name, but it would be a disservice to some of my younger and more impressionable readers not to share at least one celebrity kiss-and-tell story of my own. Although the contents will almost certainly not be what you expect, they should still leave you feeling warm and fuzzy in a Hollywood sort of way. The lesson to be learned is that a single kiss can change a life.
Third Sikh Guru: Shri Guru Amardas Sahib Ji
Series: Novels and Stories, Book 93 · Sikh Gurus: Biographies. Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 5,800. Language: English. Published: May 16, 2014 by Raja Sharma. Categories: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Sikhism, Nonfiction » Biography » Royalty biography
Guru Amardas Sahib Ji worked hard to spread the message of Sikhism. He went to several parts of India to spread his message. He also sent his Sikh missionaries to several parts of the country to spread the message of Sikhism.
Healer: The Controversial and Supernatural Life of John G. Lake Book 1. 1912-1923
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 34,820. Language: English. Published: May 16, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Religious biography, Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Body, mind, & spirit
The newest book on John G. Lake features material not seen in nearly 100 years. Hundreds of hours of research in archives, under old buildings and in the living rooms of people who actually knew him, bring additional insights found in this expanded version. The book includes both positive and negative views on Lake, so that the reader can make an informed decision about the man and his ministry.