Nonfiction » Biography

Sub-categories: Autobiographies & Memoirs | Personal memoir | Celebrity biography | Historical biography | Woman biographies | Religious biography | Military biography | Adventurers & explorers | Literary biography | Other biographies | Criminals & outlaws | Sports biography | All sub-categories >>
Raudi’s Story An Alaskan-Born Icelandic Mare’s First Five Years of Life
By
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 32,770. Language: American English. Published: November 26, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Raudi’s Story is written from the point of view of a young Icelandic horse growing up in Alaska’s Matanuska Valley. Written at a level adults will appreciate and children will comprehend. For those who can’t get enough of horses and those with no horse experience. Illustrations enhance this book’s wonderful story.
The White Bear
By
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 60,910. Language: English. Published: November 26, 2012 by Black Rose Writing sales@blackrosewriting.com. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Hunting
Tal Leverett and Bob McCarter became friends in junior high and grew up in the same North Carolina town, both becoming avid outdoorsmen. Tal eventually moved to Lake Tahoe, NV. Thirty years later they still maintained their friendship.
Diary of a Merchant Seaman
By
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 44,290. Language: British English. Published: November 26, 2012 by Casa de Snapdragon. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Adventurers & explorers
Andrew Shiston, a boy from the island of Portland in the UK, discovers life on the sea when he is forced to make a life changing decision at the age of 15. This account was taken from Andrew's journals scribed during the 25 years he sailed the seven seas.
Bob Geldof: The Joe Jackson Interviews Plus
By
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 25,830. Language: English. Published: November 26, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Celebrity biography
Live Aid mastermind Bob Geldof once told his fellow Irishman and journalist Joe Jackson he would never update his 1986 autobiography 'Is That It.' Joe Jackson now suggests that "in ways the two interviews, each roughly 10,000 words long, and two thirds of which has never been previously published, from 1989 and 2001, that make up my book about Bob are, in ways an update of his autobiography.
Fraud on the Court: One Adoptee's Fight to Reclaim his Identity
By
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 32,730. Language: English. Published: November 25, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
In his startling new memoir, Mike Chalek reveals how the adoption practices of the "Baby Scoop Era" led to his fraudulent placement with an adoptive family that had purchased him for $200 from a well-known baby broker. He delves into the details of his highly charged quest to reunite with his family of origin, and we get a first-hand glimpse into the difficulties faced by many adult adoptees.
Sons of Suicide
By
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 69,430. Language: English. Published: November 25, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
An insightful, viscerally emotional memoir, Sons of Suicide relates the story of a young man’s life after losing his Mother to suicide—and succeeding, in spite of experiencing one of the most devastating tragedies known to man.
A World Torn Asunder: The Life and Triumph of Constantin C. Giurescu
By
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 143,560. Language: English. Published: November 25, 2012 by Bettie Youngs Book Publishers. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Biographical anthologies
A biography of Constantin Giurescu, Romania’s leading historian who in a war-torn Romania is confined to the notorious Sighet penitentiary. His diary was put in a glass jar, buried, then smuggled out by Dr. Paul E. Michelson—who does the FOREWORD for this book). An account from the turn of the century to the fall of Communism, the sellout of Eastern Europe and finally, the rise of modern Romania.
Tread Softly: Bullying and the Death of Phoebe Prince
By
Price: $14.95 USD. Words: 105,790. Language: English. Published: November 23, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Other biographies
The 2010 suicide of Irish transplant Phoebe Prince in small-town Massachusetts garnered worldwide attention. Her story has been told in thousands of newspaper and magazine stories and television shows. But the true story is only now being told, and it's much worse than anyone knew.
Out of Order, Story no. 2
By
Price: Free! Words: 2,270. Language: English. Published: November 22, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Military biography
This is an authentic and true story of the Bosnian war, told from the perspective of direct participant, the fighter of special troops, Hardin Horion. If you want to know the real truth about the Bosnian war, read this shocking, but also very witty, confession of a Bosnian partisan. The book was translated by volunteers who are not professionals, so forgive us for possible mistakes. Enjoy reading!
Out of Order, Story no. 1
By
Price: Free! Words: 2,980. Language: English. Published: November 22, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Military biography
This is an authentic and true story of the Bosnian war, told from the perspective of direct participant, the fighter of special troops, Hardin Horion. If you want to know the real truth about the Bosnian war, read this shocking, but also very witty, confession of a Bosnian partisan. The book was translated by volunteers who are not professionals, so forgive us for possible mistakes. Enjoy reading!
Big Hawaii
By
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 29,640. Language: English. Published: November 21, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Adventurers & explorers
(4.75 from 4 reviews)
The true story of best friends who come face to face with whales ,dolphins, and turtles dodging wind and waves on the 16 day kayak adventure around the Big Island of Hawaii, never before attempted. The author is a leg amputee but doesn’t let that hamper the progress on their marathon paddle of over 300 miles, fishing for their food and camping on the most secluded, pristine beaches in the world.
You're Going To Die Out There
By
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 19,180. Language: English. Published: November 19, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
A gritty, rather unrelenting dispatch from the gutters of Seattle circa late 1980's-early 90's. Not to be confused with "misery lit" or other feel good triumph of the human spirit style storytelling, this is one mans document of life lifed at and over the edge while in that part of the country.
Blond Today Bald Tomorrow: living life with alopecia
By
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 88,040. Language: English. Published: November 19, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Woman biographies
Stephanie Weed, a free-spirited teenager, had lived a carefree life when baldness became her reality. Diagnosed with alopecia—a skin disease resulting in hair loss—Stephanie lost her eyebrows and eventually all of her hair. Both poignant and comedic, Blond Today Bald Tomorrow, is the true story of Stephanie’s struggles as she learns to cope with being hairless for the rest of her life.
God's On Our Side, Sweetie! But The Devil Has Control!
By
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 105,020. Language: English. Published: November 19, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Larry and Deborah have been forced, through their tenacity towards justice, to fight for it all alone, while shockingly uncovering federal and other crimes that concern anyone with an account of any type in a financial institution; relies on attorneys, real estate and medical professionals; trusting our USA Constitution or conducting business today.
Climbing Mountains - How I succeeded in business and how you can too!
By
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 47,120. Language: English. Published: November 19, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Business biography
This is the truth about my journey from the humblest of beginnings to becoming a successful businessman. I want this book to be an inspiration to anyone seeking success in their life. I've had more knock-backs than I care to remember. I've faced bankruptcy, physical violence, extortion and heartbreaking poverty. This is the story of how I didn't give in. It's the story of how, if you put your mind
Isabella's Torch: A Thanksgiving Memoir
By
Price: Free! Words: 2,750. Language: English. Published: November 18, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
(4.50 from 2 reviews)
A 16th century French Christmas carol. Seconds on ice cream. Mom's lime-pineapple Jell-o mold and Dad's secret stuffing recipe. Storifying. This Thanksgiving-themed micro memoir combines holidays past and present, stirring up a gentle reminder that wherever family is on the fourth Thursday in November, we're home.
The Story of Charlie Yandle
By
Price: Free! Words: 5,650. Language: British English. Published: November 18, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
This is the story of Charlie Yandle, who came to live in Martock for 8 glorious years.
Kickstart My Heart
By
Price: $4.95 USD. Words: 72,770. Language: English. Published: November 17, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
A Carnival of Dating Disasters: An hilarious, raw account of separation and divorce en route to new love.
Memoirs of an Emergency Nurse
By
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 30,160. Language: English. Published: November 17, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
a gripping memoir of the life of an emergency nurse in a regional trauma centre. what really goes on behind those waiting room doors. entertaining and sobering, this book should be read by anyone wanting a nursing career.
Grandpa Stories
By
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 102,280. Language: English. Published: November 17, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
It all started one day, when BJ and Darrian giggled at me and made fun of how I started so many things that I said to them with the phrase, " When I was a boy .. ". But Grandpa Stories is not about being their grandpa so much as a collection of stories of how I was lucky enough to grow up to be their Grandpa. I have always loved great story telling and I hope you do as well