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Legends of Rock & Roll - Rod Stewart
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 19,230. Language: English. Published: May 21, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Celebrity biography, Nonfiction » Music » Rock music
The bad boy of American rock music. Rod Stewart always had a woman on his arm. He has had the ideal rock and roll career. He's done it all, sex, drugs and rock and roll. Rod Stewart went on to fame and fortune and is one of the best-selling artists of the rock and roll era. This Legends of Rock & Roll book covers his life from birth until today. He can still rock with the best of them.
The Heart Behind the Badge
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 96,110. Language: English. Published: May 21, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Heart Behind the Badge is a memoir that outlines the life and events of Ron Shipp that led up to him testifying against one of his friends in what would be known as The Trial of the Century. Not one of his 15 years on the Los Angeles Police Department (LAPD) could have prepared him for what he was about to face.
Stanley's Coat
Price: $2.45 USD. Words: 100,070. Language: English. Published: May 20, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Relationships and Family » Abuse / general
Peedie William was born in Orkney in 1956, the eldest of seven children. He was brought up suffering mental and physical abuse by a violent drunken father who never acknowledged him as a son. A childhood lived in fear and humiliation at the hands of a man who was capable of evil and sadistic acts. This is the true story of a childhood lost, and the struggles to overcome his mental illness.
Legends of Rock & Roll - Michael Jackson
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 26,150. Language: English. Published: May 20, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Celebrity biography, Nonfiction » Music » Rock music
They called Michael Jackson the "King of Pop". He outsold Elvis and every other performer of the past fifty years. His story is one of success, heartbreak and loneliness: extreme highs and terrible lows. He was called every name the press could think of. His life was not a happy one, but he rose above it all and became one of the most beloved performers of of the past hundred years.
Cahier Camus
Price: $30.00 USD. Words: 108,120. Language: French. Published: May 20, 2016 by Editions de L'Herne. Categories: Essay » Literature, Nonfiction » Biography » Literary biography
Ce Cahier offre au lecteur un parcours très éclectique autour de Camus, et vise à proposer des éclairages originaux sur la vie de Camus, sur ses oeuvres – roman et théâtre -, sur sa pensée et sur ses engagements.
Cahier Simenon
Price: $29.00 USD. Words: 100,980. Language: French. Published: May 20, 2016 by Editions de L'Herne. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Literary biography, Essay » Literature
La vie et l’oeuvre de Simenon ont déjà fait couler beaucoup d’encre, tant de la part des critiques littéraires que des journalistes de la presse people. C’est dans ce contexte que les Cahiers de L’Herne consacrent un numéro au père de Maigret qui se veut à la fois généraliste et particulier : sa diversité et sa richesse sont de nature à combler à la fois les spécialistes de l’œuvre et tout lecteur
Cahier Singer
Price: $23.00 USD. Words: 118,440. Language: French. Published: May 20, 2016 by Editions de L'Herne. Categories: Essay » Literature, Nonfiction » Biography » Literary biography
Ce que propose de montrer ce Cahier de L’Herne, c’est une image d’Isaac Bashevis Singer et de son œuvre qui se situe très loin des stéréotypes habituels – l’aimable fabuliste de l’âme juive, le lutin talmudique échappé d’une toile de Chagall ou encore le conteur nostalgique ressuscitant inlassablement le folklore pittoresque d’un yiddishland enfoui.
Gwenllian ferch Gruffydd, The Warrior Princess of Deheubarth
Series: The Legendary Women of World History, 6. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 8,720. Language: English. Published: May 19, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Royalty biography, Nonfiction » Children's Books » Biography & Autobiography / Cultural Heritage
Born in 1097, Princess Gwenllian's life changed forever when she fell in love with Prince Gruffydd ap Rhys, the beleaguered heir to Rhys ap Tewdur of Deheubarth. Together husband and wife fought for and ruled southern Wales, challenging the Norman Conquest of Wales and proving once and for all the nobility and courage of the Welsh people, a courage that endures across the centuries.
Henry Miller: The Last Days
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 49,810. Language: English. Published: May 19, 2016 by Sky Blue Press. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Literary biography, Nonfiction » Social Science » Death & Dying
Only months after Barbara Kraft's dear friend Anais Nin died, she saw Henry Miller give a reading. She was inspired enough to read "An Open Letter to Henry Miller" on a local NPR station, and when Miller heard it, he invited Kraft to be one of his rotating cooks. What ensued was a close friendship with the famous author and a touching and detailed recording of the last two years of his life.
Legends of Rock & Roll - The Jackson Five
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 16,110. Language: English. Published: May 19, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Celebrity biography, Nonfiction » Music » Rock music
The Jackson family started out in a humble four room home in Gary, Indiana. But, due to the persistence of their father, a group of singers known as the Jackson Five became the leading performers in this country. The five brothers were Jermaine, Jackie, Tito, Marlon and, of course, Michael. Signing with Motown Records, they became their biggest act, their first four singles were number one.
Born of the 11th of September
Price: $9.11 USD. Words: 27,440. Language: English. Published: May 19, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
The autobiography of Timothy Rodgers. This title has been first published when he was at the age of 30. "One of the biggest mistakes anyone can make is supporting the government when it is wrong."
El Manual del Perfecto Funcionario. El Arte de sobrevivir en el Gobierno
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 12,640. Language: Spanish. Published: May 18, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Biography » Political biography
Este es un libro imperdible, divertido. Narra la historia de un funcionario que ha caído en desgracia y un buen día recibe un manual que lo ayudará a conservar su empleo. Te hará reír a gusto y también reflexionar. ¿Eres un funcionario publico? Este libro es para ti. Te enseña a sobrevivir a los cambios de gobiernos y a los malos gobernantes.
Legends of Soul - James Brown
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 20,290. Language: English. Published: May 18, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Celebrity biography, Nonfiction » Music » Soul & R 'n B
Have you ever wondered who the real James Brown is? Read Legends of Soul - James Brown to find out. This book covers his entire life, from his stillborn birth in Georgia to his death in 2006 and everything in between, concentrating on the wonderful music. This book is about the music. In fact, when a James Brown song came on the radio, it was hard not to get up and dance.
The Faith of a Saint, St. Julie Billiart, Co-Founder, Sisters of Notre Dame de Namur
Series: Heavenly Host. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 10,040. Language: American English. Published: May 17, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Religious biography
Julie was extraordinarily graced by God from birth. She was also extraordinarily tested by Him, but her faith in "The Good God" remained firm. 2016 is the second centennial (200th year) anniversary of the death of St. Julie Billiart, who died on April 8, 1816. Pope Francis has also declared 2016 to be a Jubilee year of Mercy.
Legends of Country Music - Garth Brooks
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 19,790. Language: English. Published: May 17, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Celebrity biography, Nonfiction » Music » Country
Garth Brooks has been certified one of the bestselling artists in history. In the United States, he is third, only behind Elvis Presley and The Beatles. That includes all types of music, not just country. The Legends of Country Music explores the life of Garth Brooks, but more importantly, it considers the music that he produced.
Spymistress: The True Story of the Greatest Female Secret Agent of World War II: Summary
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 6,300. Language: English. Published: May 17, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Woman biographies, Nonfiction » History » Holocaust
“There is safety in conjecture,” Atkins grew up learning to be a mass of conflictions. This served her well in later life by helping to confuse her enemies. Upon her relocation to Britain, Atkins followed another piece of her father's advice when he advised her not to sign any paperwork. She created her own identity and took her maternal grandfather's surname.
Allright, but 'damaged'
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 1,390. Language: English. Published: May 17, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Autobiography of my life (before)/after a suicide attempt.
Cahier Modiano
Price: $30.00 USD. Words: 114,220. Language: French. Published: May 17, 2016 by Editions de L'Herne. Categories: Essay » Literature, Nonfiction » Biography » Literary biography
S’adressant à la fois aux amateurs et aux chercheurs, ce Cahier comporte des inédits de l’auteur et des textes rares, des études approfondies par des spécialistes, des articles critiques, des entretiens, des témoignages et une volumineuse correspondance. Il offre l’occasion de revenir sur les aspects marquants d’une œuvre littéraire remarquablement cohérente mais aussi de révéler sa diversité en a
Kids Don't Get Cancer - : The Remarkably Inspiring Story of Michael Crossland
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 37,990. Language: Australian English. Published: May 17, 2016 by Evolve Global Publishing. Categories: Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Cancer, Nonfiction » Biography » Other biographies
Michael has an absolute passion and belief in people’s ability to change direction and become who they truly want to be and achieve success. This passion stems from his own story … Before Michael was even one year old, he was diagnosed with an aggressive cancer of the central nervous system – a tumour had taken over half of his tiny body. The chance of Michael surviving was virtually non-existent.
The Love of One: A Memoir of the Creative Power that Weaved a Miracle
Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 95,870. Language: Australian English. Published: May 17, 2016 by Six Degrees Publishing Group. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Part magical mystery, part awakening and collective journal, this book intimately explores how we create the suffering of disconnection, and illuminates the possibilities when we are love in action. Raw, candid, and insightful, this story is for anyone struggling in life, relationships, or seeking inspiration on how to connect and receive from the richest depths of vulnerability and the heart.