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Be a Work of Art: 250 Anecdotes and Stories
By David Bruce
Price: $1.00 USD. Words: 27,740. Language: English. Published: November 15, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Biography
A sample anecdote: Very often, an actor would have trouble with part of his role, whether it was speaking a line or performing some piece of business, and he would go to theatrical director Tyrone Guthrie for help. Often, Mr. Guthrie would have the answer at hand, but if he did not, he would tell the actor, “Go home, think about it, come back, and astonish us in the morning.”
The Simple Guide To Steve Jobs
By Chris Scott
Series: The Simple Guide To. Price: $1.49 USD. Words: 4,240. Language: English. Published: November 15, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Business biography
Over his life, Steve Jobs was called many different things. Most of them were positive and ranged from innovator, to intelligent, a dreamer, demanding, private, focused and determined. There are plenty more adjectives available to describe one of the most celebrated CEOs on the planet, but you must first understand the man, in order to understand the impact that he has had on the entire globe.
Where The Forest Trail Meets The River
By Larry Rintala
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 64,340. Language: English. Published: November 15, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography
With the Nanaimo River on Vancouver Island as a back-drop, the author paints a vivid picture of the lifestyle, values and attitudes of a community of hard-working, country people in this true story of a young boy growing up on a farm in British Columbia in the 1960s.
Anais Nin: The Last Days, a memoir
By Barbara Kraft
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 62,450. Language: English. Published: November 15, 2011 by Sky Blue Press. Category: Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Cancer
Anais Nin: The Last Days is a memoir of famed author Anais Nin's last two years of life penned by friend and confidante Barbara Kraft. Nin's stubborn refusal to relinquish her life and the grace with which she died are beautifully and powerfully described in a prose that is sometimes raw, sometimes eloquent, and always poignant. Nin's true character and spirit are unveiled for all to see.
Brain Surgeons Don't Do Facelifts
By Dafi Shlanger
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 80,880. Language: English. Published: November 15, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
After receiving the shocking news at age 36 of being diagnosed with a brain tumor, Dafi Shlanger shares her experiences of facing brain surgery with a husband and three children, ages 4 through 9, dependent on her at home.
Walk To Freedom
By Carolyn Merrimon
Price: $6.00 USD. Words: 52,280. Language: English. Published: November 14, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
This is an autobiography of my life story. I was previously confined at Ft. Leavenworth United States Disciplinary Barracks located in Fort Leavenworth, KS. This is a Military Confinement Facility where military men and women, who have been court-martialed, are confined together.
As You Don't Like It (Shakespeare didn't write Shakespeare)
By Jeff Rowe
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 39,140. Language: English. Published: November 14, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Literary biography
This book reveals a four-hundred-year old code, hidden within the works of Shakespeare, that illuminates the fact that William Shakespeare is a penname.
Tales of the Heartily Homeschooled
By Rachel Starr Thomson
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 30,450. Language: English. Published: November 14, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Relationships and Family » Family activities
What do you get when you throw 20 children, four parents, several cross-country trips, and a sense of humour between the covers of one book? Lots and lots of big family fun that will tickle the funny bones and warm the hearts of your entire clan.
Follow the Dog Home: How a Simple Walk Unleashed an Incredible Family Journey
By Kevin Walsh
Price: $7.95 USD. Words: 59,480. Language: English. Published: November 14, 2011 and represented by Concierge Publishing Services. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
(3.00 from 1 review)
Follow the Walsh family as they lead you through the incredible and inspirational tales of their favorite family relatives. Curl up with these engaging stories of miracles, joy, and life’s struggles, as Bob, Samantha, and Kevin Walsh share their truly amazing journey. Whether it’s the Walshes or your own family, you know the family dog is part of your life. You can always follow the dog home.
Orphan Girl: The Memoir of a Chicago Bag Lady
By Jane Hertenstein
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 57,900. Language: English. Published: November 14, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Tens of thousands of homeless people walk the streets, forgotten, yet each with their own story to tell. Marie James, a 69-year-old bag lady, and a frequent guest at an inner-city mission in Chicago, sat with Jane Hertenstein through the summer of 1995 and recorded this shocking and moving story of life filled with sorrow, loss, mental instability, and hope.
A Giant And The Mile Of Steel
By Francesco Lolli
Price: Free! Words: 2,130. Language: English. Published: November 13, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
In memory of a young italian scientist, Marco Vergelli.
Приветик с Альбиона (Letters to the girls) - in russian
By Anna Tomkins
Price: $3.00 USD. Words: 58,760. Language: Russian. Published: November 11, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Woman biographies
This is a book written in Russian by a Russian. Hi from Britain, Letters to the Girls is based on the real life experience of a young woman, who left her native Russia to follow a childhood dream to live and find love in England. Every week she would send a letter back home to her three best friends: Joana; Irina and Natasha.
Mafia Messiah
By Joe Bagori
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 32,380. Language: English. Published: November 11, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Religious biography
Mafia Messiah chronicles the life of a baby boomer with a made man for grandfather. The book has been hailed as "The Wonder Years" meets "The Godfather".
The Funniest People in Theater: 250 Anecdotes
By David Bruce
Price: $1.00 USD. Words: 22,700. Language: English. Published: November 11, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Biography
This book contains 250 anecdotes about the theater, including this one: Early in her career, actress Diana Rigg was regarded as something of a kook by her neighbors because she used to lose her keys a few times a year and be forced to gain entry to her apartment by throwing a milk bottle through a window.
Tales of an Animal Communicator - Master Teachers
By Nancy A Kaiser
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 121,670. Language: English. Published: November 11, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Animals
Tales of an Animal Communicator ~ Master Teachers chronicles the tales of the remarkable animals that taught an animal-loving pharmacist that she was destined to be an animal communicator and healer.
Florida Cracker Boy: Tales of Misspent Youth
By J. Lee Paulet
Price: Free! Words: 7,410. Language: English. Published: November 11, 2011 by Betsy Bolger Paulet. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Florida Cracker Boy: Tales of a Misspent Youth” teems with adventures, fishing tips and crusty language. His yarn “On the Evils of skipping school” traces a teenage lark which mixes some incredibly dumb coincidence, a good friend Chuck, chuck’s rifle, and a ’56 Nash Rambler. Lee describes the pair as “country boys, as stubborn as razorbacks and mean as shedding rattlesnakes.”
A True Childhood Haunting
By Diana R. Gomez
Price: Free! Words: 3,650. Language: English. Published: November 11, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
(5.00 from 3 reviews)
It took me years to decide how I was going to design my non-fiction horror book. Because I have so many ghost encounters I can discuss, in different scenarios and with different spectators (Yes, I do have witnesses!), I decided to break it up into short stories. I want my audience to be able to embrace each individual account to the fullest and at the end bring it all together. Stay tuned.
Real Country: From the Fast Track to Appalachia
By Lissa Brown
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 49,050. Language: English. Published: November 11, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
Two middle-aged women traded their city lives in the DC area for a log cabin in an Appalachian holler. Laugh with them as they try to adjust to life among the Southern mountain people.
Charlie & Me: A Memoir
By Harriett Bronson
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 36,600. Language: English. Published: November 11, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
A Hollywood memoir by the first wife of actor Charles Bronson which details their high profile marriage and divorce, and her life as the "ex" Mrs. Famous who reinvents herself as a talk radio host. Many never-before-seen family photos. In a publishing environment where celebrity tell-all and tell-on books seem to flourish, Charlie & Me reads more like a Hollywood love story than a revenge tale.
Come Back to Life
By Jim Chapman
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 43,600. Language: English. Published: November 10, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Inspiration » Spiritual inspiration
Are you afraid to find out what happens when we die? Are fear and depression ruining your life? Are you concerned about what has happened to loved ones who have passed on? Do you wish for confidence in the future and the peace of mind it brings? If you answered "yes" to any of the above, you owe it to yourself to invest $2.99 in the book that can change your life forever.