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Marian Nixon Hollywood Motion Picture Actress
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 4,540. Language: English. Published: April 14, 2015. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Celebrity biography
Marian Nixon led an eventful life after she left her native Wisconsin for Minneapolis and then Hollywood. She relished the brisk life of vaudeville, the new towns and settings, the different people she met along the way, etc. However, she realized that she would not become a great dancer. She left the stage and her ballet troupe and made it big as a leading lady in early silent and sound movies.
Illustrated Biography of William Shakespeare
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 29,340. Language: English. Published: April 14, 2015 by Azeem Khan. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Biographical anthologies
Hundreds of years have passed since William Shakespeare's time. He has left behind nearly a million words of text, but his life is still a mystery. This book is an engaging introduction to a subject that students will certainly encounter many times throughout their education—and their lives.
Science & Politics
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Price: $5.50 USD. Words: 71,590. Language: English. Published: April 14, 2015 by Memoirs Publishing. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
Brian Iddon discovered a passion for chemistry as an eleven-year-old schoolboy. He went on to study it at university, obtaining a BSc, PhD and DSc, and taught and researched his subject at the highest level before making his name in the wider world. In retirement, in addition to voluntary work, Dr Iddon has finally found time to write his memoirs
The Burton Agnes Disaster
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Price: $5.50 USD. Words: 10,430. Language: English. Published: April 14, 2015 by Memoirs Publishing. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography
On an autumn day in 1947, a truck laden with German prisoners-of-war and their English guards approached a level crossing in a sleepy Yorkshire village. At the same moment, an express train was thundering towards the crossing. For some reason the soldier behind the wheel of the truck did not stop. The scene was set for a terrible tragedy.
In and Out of Sync
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Price: Free! Words: 66,810. Language: English. Published: April 13, 2015. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
When the second therapy for his prostate cancer failed, NZ Methodist minister Dave Mullan did another evaluation of his life. As you do. Remembering how much the family had appreciated his father’s prodigious effort in producing his life story, Dave decided to write more than the short stories of The Saga of Wasp.
Summer Breeze
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Price: Free! Words: 4,370. Language: English. Published: April 13, 2015 by Silver Jade Ink. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
The summer sunshine. An amusement park. An all-too-serious child and her whimsical father. Skee Ball, that old wooden roller coaster, and the summer breeze, making memories to last
Sem Medo do Parkinson
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Price: $3.75 USD. Words: 18,480. Language: Portuguese. Published: April 13, 2015 by Chiado Editora. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Alentejo, montes de prazer... Um estado de alma marcado pelo recolhimento de um quarto e a liberdade de um livro.
Desertos
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Price: $3.75 USD. Words: 49,520. Language: Portuguese. Published: April 13, 2015 by Chiado Editora. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Às vésperas de seu 28º aniversário, Adriel recebe da organização em que trabalha – a ONU – uma proposta para iniciar sua carreira internacional, no Sudão. Apesar da depressão, que o assombra há anos, aceita o desafio. Na África, continente contaminado pela guerra e pela pobreza, seu estado psicológico se agrava.
Dear Hanna: A biography of pacifist Martin J. Zimmer based on his letters from the Eastern Front during World War II
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Price: $9.95 USD. Words: 165,250. Language: Canadian English. Published: April 13, 2015. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Military biography
Dear Hanna - is a rare eyewitness account of the plight of both civilians and soldiers affected by the military operations in the mud and freezing temperatures of the Eastern Front during WW II. Hanna’s husband, Martin J. Zimmer, is a pacifist who, through his observations, reveals a profound understanding of what it should mean to be human.
A Pocketful of Monkey-Nuts
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Price: $5.50 USD. Words: 39,470. Language: English. Published: April 13, 2015 by Memoirs Publishing. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Joyce Taylor grew up on the banks of the Severn in the years during and after the Second World War. As Joyce grew up she was expected to pull her weight around the house. Now entering her 80s, Joyce has painted an enchanting portrait of family life in a rural English community in the 1930s and 40s.
A Normal Life
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Price: $5.50 USD. Words: 25,660. Language: English. Published: April 13, 2015 by Memoirs Publishing. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
Parental love was in short supply when Aura Angel was growing up. Her father would beat her at the slightest excuse, and when he left home her mother took over, using brooms and kitchen implements to make sure the blows hurt.Now, in her forties, she is at peace with herself.
Short Stories from a Boat Kid "The Photograph" and 13 other Summer Stories
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 34,970. Language: English. Published: April 12, 2015. Category: Nonfiction » Children's Books » Adventure & Adventurers
He’s just a regular Florida boat kid. The problem is that things always get crazy quickly and unexpectedly. What hidden meaning is there in an old worn-out photo he finds? Whether surrounded by sharks, recovering lost silver, or battling the perils on the lake, life is scarier and funnier than ever. Be on the family boat in the Bahamas, Florida Keys, and the hydroplane racing scene, ages 10-100
Diary of a Farmer’s Wife in 1908
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 11,560. Language: English. Published: April 12, 2015. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
This is a diary of a farmer’s wife written in 1908 by my great-great grandmother whom lived in central Pennsylvania and spoke Pennsylvania Dutch. Minerva was a proud woman that went to church every Sunday, even if her husband didn’t. Hauling ice during the winter and using that ice to make ice cream during the summer is one example of their day’s events. I hope you enjoy this diary as much as I.
Ecstasy of the Deep
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 134,320. Language: English. Published: April 11, 2015 by booksmango. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
The astonishing autobiography of an Englishman who spent his whole life chasing his dreams. Most of them were either underwater exploring far off unknown reefs in Asia and the Pacific or living it up with the rich and famous who shared his passion for diving. Tony Buxton’s charmed life takes him from the French Riviera and Rome in its 1950s and 1960s heydays to years operating an underwater touris
Greta Nissen Norwegian Star of Stage and Film
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 4,970. Language: English. Published: April 10, 2015. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Celebrity biography
Greta Nissen's career took a nose dive with the advent of sound motion pictures. The transition to sound came quickly in 1929 and there was little time for actors and actresses who weren't prepared for the new medium. Greta's biggest problem was her thick Norwegian accent. If not for this flaw she might have become one of film's greatest early stars. My e-book chronicles her stage and film career.
Scooter's Tale: A Rescue Cat's Story
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 31,020. Language: English. Published: April 9, 2015. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Scooter’s life changes when he is abandoned by his feral mother. Rescued by humans, he joins a household of rescued animals. Calicivirus strikes & his life is threatened again. Surviving the disease, and seeing the family grow, he shares his tale – to help other rescued cats. 100% of the author's proceeds of this ebook benefits rescued cats in the DFW Metroplex and Cats of Angel’s Meadow
At Home on the Kazakh Steppe: A Peace Corps Memoir
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Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 62,860. Language: English. Published: April 9, 2015. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Just when her life felt right: new home, new grandchildren, and new career, Givens left it all behind and, with her new husband, joined the Peace Corps. Assigned to Kazakhstan, a country finding its own way after generations under Soviet rule, Givens must also find a way to be in a world different from what she expected. Will it be worth it?
Como Um Sonho Muda a Vida
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Price: $3.75 USD. Words: 36,740. Language: Portuguese. Published: April 9, 2015 by Chiado Editora. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Estendi-me vestida sobre uma cama, que entretanto abriram, ao pé da janela. Podia observar as estrelas. Veio-me à mente o meu cunhado. A neta dizia que ele era uma estrelinha no céu. Ia ter outra estrelinha a acompanhá-lo em breve. Quão difíceis e dolorosos são estes momentos.
Doze Anos num Ilha
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Price: $3.75 USD. Words: 47,860. Language: Portuguese. Published: April 9, 2015 by Chiado Editora. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
“Dum lado a imensidão da água, do outro uma cidade de sonho”. Esta foi a visão maravilhosa, à chegada. Mas o que a protagonista aí viveu foram doze anos sofridos, dos quais resta a memória, vertida em catarse nestes fragmentos de história de vida.
Editing Can Kill An Idiot: A Short Memoir
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 27,450. Language: English. Published: April 8, 2015. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
This humorous memoir details Michael Kroft's five days leading up to the heart of the story, his then first-time ten-day stay in a hospital. With the actual situations almost too surreal to be called non-fiction, the memoir’s many anecdotes are presented with such a Devil-may-care attitude that it can only be told by a man so humbled by his years that he is forthcoming regarding his ignorance.