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Broken Rhythms
Price: $9.39 USD. Words: 107,920. Language: Australian English. Published: July 24, 2014 by booksunleashed. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
The hopes and aspirations of Beth, born in the sleepy town of Napier in 1903, and then her daughter Laura, born in 1939, are played out against the stifling social atmosphere of post-war New Zealand.
My Search for the Grave of June Miller
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 8,500. Language: English. Published: July 24, 2014 by KAW Publishing. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Literary biography, Nonfiction » Entertainment » History & Criticism
June Miller was wife of American "pornographic” author, Henry Miller. This book discusses June as Henry Miller’s muse, answers the question “Who was June Miller?,” & discusses June’s life with Henry, June’s life after Henry, & the discovery by author Tamworth Grice, a lifetime Henry Miller fan, of June Miller’s grave in a small rural cemetery in Northern Arizona. A must-read for Henry Miller fans!
Sour Milk and Stolen Honey
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 90,340. Language: English. Published: July 24, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Civil and human rights
One woman's fight to save her husband, held hostage by Israel's brutal family laws. She races against time to save a man as he disintegrates into PTSD. Her journey takes her even to the UN. A gripping read told in real time which gives an insight into the civil and human rights injustices inside Israel itself where a narcissist can be allowed to destroy a life using the corrupt domestic laws.
What Women Want
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 30,890. Language: English. Published: July 24, 2014 by Indigo River Publishing. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Military biography
Why aren't your relationships working? Because you can't figure out what women want! Throw away all your misconceptions about woman and let an expert reinvent your dating life.
A Soldier's Pride
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 33,840. Language: English. Published: July 24, 2014 by Indigo River Publishing. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Military biography
Only a couple weeks into his tour in Iraq, Maurice Prince, Blackhawk Pilot and M.D., celebrates his 41st birthday a world away from the states. Being separated from his fiancee is hard enough, but between the relentless Iraqi heat, a soldier with a suspicious back injury, and the constant sounds of mortars exploding nearby, Prince is left questioning his resolve...
27 Days a Pilgrim on the Camino de Santiago de Compostela
Price: $7.76 USD. Words: 75,040. Language: English. Published: July 23, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir, Nonfiction » Travel » Hikes & walks
Despite quadruple heart bypass surgery, hospitalisation due to a complete mental breakdown after losing his younger son to chronic diabetes, and being plagued by self-doubt at having to walk 25 kilometres per day for an entire month, 64 year-old Australian author Michael Thornton sets out to trek the iconic 800km Camino de Santiago de Compostela pilgrimage across northern Spain.
Walter Mepham
Price: Free! Words: 28,450. Language: English. Published: July 23, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography
Personal family histories intermingle with scenes of life before, during and beyond The Great War, the First World War 1914-18, to present day conflict across the globe in the 21st century. Decisions to be made to fight or not to fight, to kill, or be killed. The role of political, religious and military leaders, and the populations they send to war, the inglorious, and tragic consequences of war.
Buddy System
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 56,280. Language: English. Published: July 22, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Buddy System is a humorous, in depth account of my transition from using a cane to learning how to operate a guide dog. It contains a hundred dollars worth of laughs, for only $4.99.
The Last Flight of JFK Jr: How it Went Tragically Wrong and Why
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 59,290. Language: English. Published: July 22, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Celebrity biography
John F. Kennedy Jr.’s last flight told in story form, as narrative/creative nonfiction, of the days leading up to that fateful night and the flight itself.
Expatriate: A Biography of Ezra Pound
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 17,390. Language: English. Published: July 21, 2014 by BookCaps. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Literary biography
Ezra Pound was one of the most important figures of Modernism in English literature. Ironically, it was his work on behalf of other more so than his own contributions that created this reputation. James Joyce, T.S. Eliot and Ernest Hemingway all owed an enormous debt to the redheaded, loudmouthed scholar whose life began on the Idaho frontier. On the other hand, Ezra made barely a dent in the p
Tales of a Mountain Misfit
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 131,610. Language: English. Published: July 21, 2014 by EWH Press. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
Tales of a Mountain Misfit, written by born storyteller Jerry Newton, is a poignantly honest memoir of a life fully and uniquely lived. In addition to the many engagingly told life tales that will both move and amaze you, it documents in a highly personal way numerous defining events, places and lifestyle transformations in 20th century American culture.
The Expatriates: Biographies of Lost Generation Writers
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 89,360. Language: English. Published: July 21, 2014 by BookCaps. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Literary biography
Their lavish lifestyle have inspired movies; their awarding winning books have inspired thousands of writers. What was it like to be a Lost Generation writer living in Europe? This book takes you inside to give you a glimpse. It includes biographies on T.S. Eliot, Gertrude Stein, Ezra Pound, Ernest Hemingway, F. Scott Fitzgerald as well as an essay on the Lost Generation. Each of the biographie
TEI, a Memoir of the End of War and Beginning of Peace
You set the price! Words: 84,260. Language: English. Published: July 21, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » War, Nonfiction » Biography » Woman biographies
In a nation devastated by World War II, Tei Fujiwara wrote her memoir 流れる星は生きている (Nagareru Hoshiwa Ikiteiru) about her harrowing journey home with her three young children. Tei’s memoir began in August 1945 in Manchuria and has continued in Japan through 46 printings, a movie, TV series and recognition from the Imperial Family. Now her story continues in English for another new generation.
Eashwaramma The Chosen Mother
Price: $3.00 USD. Words: 51,520. Language: British English. Published: July 21, 2014 by Sri Sathya Sai Sadhana Trust, Publications Division. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Woman biographies, Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography
This book is a humble tribute to the historic role that Eashwaramma was invested with, as the mother of the Avatar Bhagawan Sri Sathya Sai Baba, and the steadfast courage, with which she enacted the role and encountered the challenge.
Pennies In The Grass
Price: $2.85 USD. Words: 91,690. Language: English. Published: July 21, 2014 by Mereo Books. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
This is the story of a Liverpudlian woman who reluctantly followed her husband to Vancouver, Canada, in the 1960s in pursuit of a better life. The book deals with the author’s experiences as a child in England growing up in the Great Depression of the 1930s and World War II, the many challenges to her health after she sailed to Canada, the sadness, stresses and struggles of a homesick immigrant.
Eighth Sikh Guru: Shri Guru Har Krishan Sahib Ji
Series: Novels and Stories, Book 108 · Sikh Gurus: Biographies. Price: $1.75 USD. Words: 3,370. Language: English. Published: July 18, 2014 by Raja Sharma. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Religious biography, Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Sikhism
Guru Har Krishan Sahib Ji was declared as Eighth Nanak Guru by his father Shri Guru Har Rai Sahib Ji before his death in 1661. Ram Rai, the eldest son of Guru Har Rai Sahib, was inflamed with jealousy. He had long cherished a desire to be the next Guru of the Sikhs.
Through the Eyes of a Poet: The Life and Writings of Kate Fort Codington
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 40,600. Language: English. Published: July 18, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Literary biography, Essay » Author profile
Kate Fort Codington was a gracious lady of old-line Atlanta society whose roots were deeply embedded in the Victorian concept of dignity and decorum that characterized the aristocratic “Old South.” Using her poems and short stories, and a few memoirs of friends and family, Dory Codington has narrated the width and breadth of the life of this amazing woman, and the century in which she lived.
As I Walked Out Through Spain in Search of Laurie Lee
Price: $8.49 USD. Words: 85,930. Language: English. Published: July 18, 2014 by SilverWood Books. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues
One man's search through Spain in the footsteps of writer Laurie Lee.
Born Yesterday: The True Story of a Girl Born in the 20th Century but Raised in the 19th
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 102,260. Language: English. Published: July 17, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir, Nonfiction » Inspiration » Personal inspiration
The book is a memoir of growing up in physical and social isolation stemming from a one-family, cult-like version of extreme religion, yet shaking free from family dysfunction and spiritual abuse to develop a wholesome life grounded in faith.
Eight Ten to Charing Cross
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 46,820. Language: English. Published: July 17, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
In the second part of her memoir of growing up in industrial North Kent, Jean continues her story now as a teenager in the 1950s. Yearning to escape the confines of her working class family and a mundane future as an office worker via a fast track to fame and fortune she settles for the reflected glory of typing for the rising stars of popular music and her rich fantasy life remains.