Nonfiction » Biography

Sub-categories: Autobiographies & Memoirs | Personal memoir | Celebrity biography | Woman biographies | Historical biography | Religious biography | Adventurers & explorers | Criminals & outlaws | Military biography | Literary biography | Other biographies | Sports biography | All sub-categories >>
Matt Mullenweg: The Young Man Who Made It Easy to Publish on the Web
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,500. Language: English. Published: January 2, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Computers and Internet » Biography, Nonfiction » Biography » Business biography
This is the story of how Matt Mullenweg, a Houston teenager who had never taken a computer course and who didn't have any connections in Silicon Valley, launched WordPress, an essential part of the Internet that's the backbone of one-quarter of the World Wide Web's sites and home to more than 70 million blogs.
Una fortuna sfacciata - Sopravvivere all'Indicibile ad Auschwitz e Dora
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 95,630. Language: Italian. Published: January 2, 2015 by Gingko edizioni. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography
Una storia straziante… Un contributo degno di essere avvicinato alle testimonianze di Primo Levi ed Elie Wiesel. — Kirkus Reviews
Sunshine & Shadow: Memories From A Long Life
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 67,930. Language: English. Published: January 2, 2015 by Lillicat Publishers. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
This is the personal recollections of a hard-working man from the American mid-west who grew up in the time between two world wars. Born to a 14-year-old-mother and an abusive father, his life journey is a compelling testament to the power of personal integrity and dedication to family. Despite many years of abuse by his father, he was then, and is now, a man of deep honor and respect for others.
From the Cell to the Cross
Price: $4.95 USD. Words: 95,570. Language: English. Published: January 1, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Criminals & outlaws
From the Cell to the Cross is a gripping true-life story about Don Dennis, who was sentenced to life in prison with no chance of parole. Nothing short of a miracle could turn his life around. Of Don Dennis, Charles "Chuck" Colson said: “He was a tough, hard con who gave his heart to the Lord and has been just as tough ever since--but now as a warrior for Christ.”
The Daddy Dearest Club
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 12,630. Language: English. Published: January 1, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » True Crime » Murder, Nonfiction » Biography » Criminals & outlaws
We review the crime scene, the evidence, the investigation, the trial and the sentencing. Ripped from the headlines and police files Warning some of the pictures in this book contain graphic crime scene images of murdered people.
Chan Sun - A Life in Pictures
Price: Free! Words: 190. Language: Chinese (traditional). Published: January 1, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
This book is dedicated to Mr. Chan Sun, a father from Hong Kong. It outlines his life stories by including his and family life pictures and wish his offspring and descendants would know more of their ancestors in future.
Mit all meiner Macht
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 54,400. Language: German. Published: January 1, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Im Jahr 1966 machte ein dreijähriges Mädchen die Reise von einem Waisenhaus in Pakistan in das Haus eines Diplomaten in den Niederlanden. Es handelt sich hier um die frischen und offenen Memoiren der internationalen Aktivistin, Autorin und Rednerin Gabriella van Rij.
Uit Alle Macht
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 52,980. Language: Dutch. Published: January 1, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
In 1966 maakte een 3-jarig meisje de reis van een weeshuis in Pakistan naar het huis van een diplomaat in Nederland. Dit zijn de recente en openhartige memoires van de internationale activist, auteur en spreker: Gabriella van Rij.
Lady Master Pearl - My Teacher
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 35,910. Language: English. Published: January 1, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Woman biographies, Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Spiritual awakening
(5.00 from 1 review)
A fascinating biography of a modern American lady master who played a pivotal role in transmitting a new form of spiritual teachings during the 70s-80s. Unlike the theoretical teachings that had characterized esotericism up to that point, her open heart transformed people through a direct transmission of consciousness. An ordinary appearing woman who achieved liberation in the midst of daily life.
Cocaine & Champagne - Road To My Recovery
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 52,130. Language: English. Published: December 31, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Gay and lesbian, Nonfiction » Relationships and Family » Dysfunctional relationships
Sonya grows up in an upper middle class home with an alcoholic father. She acquires a taste for alcohol and drinks her first bottle of champagne when she is just twelve. Despite her dysfunctional family life, Sonya has the necessary tools to lead a productive life and leaves home for college. Living alone and left to her own devices, the choices she makes are not all good.
The Activist Entrepreneur: What I Learned About Business at the Urban Coalition and My Proven Keys to Personal and Career Success
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 82,900. Language: English. Published: December 31, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Business biography, Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
In 1967 Walt Douglas was an ambitious IRS computer programmer, transplanted from Washington, D.C., and settling into a new home in Detroit with his wife Retha and young family. That’s when the worst urban riot of the 1960s broke out a few miles from their quiet neighborhood, forever changing their lives and altering the shape of the city’s economy, politics and social relations.
The Gorge
Price: Free! Words: 18,790. Language: English. Published: December 30, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Adventure » Men’s adventure, Nonfiction » Biography » Adventurers & explorers
This is the true story of a Venturing Crew's harrowing journey through Hellsgate Wilderness and down Tonto Gorge. Follow a well-meaning youth leader as he and his boys set off on a backpacking trip that quickly pushes them to their limits and ultimately forges a bond for life.
Wheeling into Manhood
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 23,680. Language: American English. Published: December 30, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Wheeling into Manhood is a book of short stories about preadolescent, adolescent, and late blooming, young men-boys still coming of age, fumbling their way into manhood, and is about the up and coming man’s love for wheeled objects: bicycles, cars, trucks, wagons, trains – all things that roll and offer freedom and adventure.
Russia's Last Romanovs: In Their Own Words
Price: $7.00 USD. Words: 31,510. Language: English. Published: December 30, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Russian, Nonfiction » Biography » Royalty biography
Letters and diary entries of Russia's last imperial family, just prior to their execution.
A Canadian Girl's Memoir: The Early Years
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 14,680. Language: English. Published: December 29, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Relationships and Family » Family relationships
A Canadian Girl's Memoir: The Early Years, is a story of love in poverty, under the skin life of families surviving with spunk and humor in a time gone by on the St. John River in New Brunswick Canada just before WWII when King George VI and Queen Elizabeth were Canada's Royalty.
Prophet Muhammad: A man of Peace and Behavior
Price: Free! Words: 50,050. Language: English. Published: December 29, 2014 by Sanria. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Religious biography
This book will serve Muslim and non-Muslim brothers and sisters with answers to questions that remain unanswered in their minds for obvious reasons such as bias, prejudice, inhibition, hate and misconception. Even prominent scholars like Michael H. Hart narrates as God speaking to Muhammad direct, and confounds Muhammad as the author of Quran, when he is the conveyor ofthe Quran...
Mike DeJohn Heavyweight Boxer
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 5,920. Language: English. Published: December 29, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Boxing, Nonfiction » Biography » Sports biography
Mike DeJohn fought many of the most recognizable ranked contenders of the 1950s and early 1960s. Among these were Sonny Liston, Eddie Machen, George Chuvalo and Nino Valdes. DeJohn's best punch was a left uppercut. He fought out of a crouch and overpowered numerous boxing adversaries with his superior strength. He was a handsome athlete who looked more like a college student and was well-mannered.
The Iron Lady - Tale of my grandmother
Price: $1.00 USD. Words: 2,790. Language: English. Published: December 28, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Biographical anthologies
This book is devoted to my grandmother in whom I discovered a role model, in whom I saw the ideal example of a “mother”, a “grand”mother, a wife, a sister and a “great”grandmother. This book is dedicated to all the grandparents in this world for their selfless love towards their grandchildren.
Out With The Old
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,750. Language: English. Published: December 26, 2014. Categories: Essay » Author profile, Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
This touching and direct personal essay about a father’s struggle with ageing and alcohol, and reflections on a daughter’s teen pregnancy, was anthologized in Slice Me Some Truth: An Anthology of Canadian creative nonfiction.
That Story Is Your Mother’s
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 8,220. Language: English. Published: December 26, 2014. Categories: Essay » Author profile, Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
This terrifically moving personal essay about mother whose child is abducted by his father first appeared in Prairie Fire magazine.