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Notorious Outlaws of the Old West by James Creamwood
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 91,630. Language: English. Published: December 20, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » American, Nonfiction » Biography » Criminals & outlaws
The names Billy the Kid, Frank and Jesse James, Wild Bill Hickok, and Pat Garrett paint a picture of a romanticized version of the old West to most people. However, the truth is that this was a very brutal and bloody time in history that saw countless victims brutalized, robbed, or killed. Life was cheap and death could be found in saloons, cat houses, and numerous other locations.
The Beauty of Change by Trading Post Publishing
Price: $3.95 USD. Words: 37,230. Language: English. Published: December 19, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Literary biography
Memoir/Inspiration/Spiritual The Beauty of Change A Father and Son's Journey To Redemption Everyone loves a compelling story — especially when it contains insights into the multicultural society in which we now live. Yet, very seldom do we encounter a story that provides the reader with the capacity to understand conditions or situations which are most often viewed from afar.
«Шахтёрские университеты» и «хрущёвская оттепель» на Северном Урале by Владимир Фомичев
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 26,220. Language: Russian. Published: December 19, 2014 by izdat-knigu.ru. Categories: Fiction » Biographical, Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Книга «Шахтёрские университеты» и «хрущёвская оттепель» на Северном Урале» вторая из серии «Человек и история». Речь в ней идёт о юности главного героя, о выборе профессии, во время «хрущёвской оттепели». Книга состоит из набора повседневных историй, которые автор вспоминает с любовью и теплотой. «Такие мгновения, как звёздочки, светят в душе, согревают её» Книга адресуется старшим людям
Voyage to Wild Africa by Brian Dawtrey
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 88,410. Language: English. Published: December 19, 2014 by Austin Macauley. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Follow Brian Dawtrey and his family as they adventure from rural England to the wilds of Africa; meeting foxes, chickens, elephants and lions along the way. Brian Dawtrey shares his witty and informative memoirs of a life less ordinary; joined by a colourful cast of friends and acquaintances, both human and otherwise.
Kamals Sange - Illustreret by I.B. Fander
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 6,010. Language: Danish. Published: December 18, 2014 by Erik Istrup Publishing. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Lige som Neale Denald Walsch i “Guddommelige samtaler”, giver Kamal os, med sin poetiske stil, en sjælden lejlighed til at få et glimt af en søgers oplevelser i en dialog med Den Ene. Vi er vidner til hans dybe kærlighed og indføling for menneskeheden og hans ærlighed og hengivenhed for det guddommelige.
Famous Social Reformers & Revolutionaries 1: Mahatma Gandhi by Teacher Forum
Series: Famous Social Reformers & Revolutionaries. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 14,500. Language: English. Published: December 17, 2014 by Raja Sharma. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Celebrity biography, Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography
His major weapon against the Empirical British Regime was non-violent civil disobedience. Now when we see his old pictures, movies, or listen to his speeches, or watch him in movie clips of the time, it seems incredible that a frail man in a white dhoti had led India to her freedom.
Jonas Salk by Rhythm Prism
Price: $6.00 USD. Words: 14,330. Language: English. Published: December 17, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » History, Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography
Jonas Salk, The Battle Against Polio, will introduce young readers to one of the epic efforts of the 20th century: the campaign to find a polio vaccine. In this book, students are invited to take part in a discussion about the history of vaccines, social policy and medical ethics. Jonas Salk is more than a biography. It is a window into the relationship between science and society.
The Shattered Dream; Love Story and Passage to America by Jagdish Patel
Price: Free! Words: 29,110. Language: English. Published: December 17, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
The Shattered Dream is a memoir of a young man in love during his passage to America. It's a rainbow of emotions; joy, ecstasy, apprehension, anger, and disappointment. A primer of an immigrant coming to America as a graduate student and taking root in his newly adopted land.
But for the Grace of God by William R. Pogue
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 112,210. Language: English. Published: December 16, 2014 by ReAnimus Press. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Adventurers & explorers, Nonfiction » Biography » Celebrity biography
The amazing memoir of astronaut Bill Pogue, long-time holder of the world record for most days in space.
Deserving Of Love: A Woman's Journey in Search of Happiness by Amanda Morash-Parsons
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 65,010. Language: Canadian English. Published: December 15, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Deserving of Love is a tell-all, uninhibited look at one woman's determination to break the family cycle-to stop hating and fighting-and find the love she was desperately seeking. With a burning will to survive, Amanda starts a journey that will not only bring tears to your eyes but also make you laugh along the way.
The Soul of the Condor: A Forgotten Holocaust by Carlos J. Sanchez Sanchez
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 95,060. Language: English. Published: December 15, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Physicians & medical professionals, Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Medicine
Of Inca descent, the author describes his childhood in the in the Amazon jungle and his yearning to come to the United States. Through adversity, with tenacity, the young Peruvian immigrant becomes a doctor of medicine. He lives the American way of life, but his past haunts him. Winner, San Diego Book Awards: Best Published Memoir.
When The Wind Blows, Extraordinary Adventures With A Deadly Twist by Maggi Ansell
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 102,990. Language: English. Published: December 15, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » Specialties & interests, Nonfiction » Biography » Adventurers & explorers
Buying an ex drug-smuggling boat in Grand Cayman is the start of crazy escapades. Maggi & Robin quit work to set sail across the South Pacific to Australia. From the Caribbean and perils of Panama, to exotic South Sea islands and a devastating cyclone in the Coral Sea peaking in a dramatic helicopter rescue from the ocean. Powerfully told, it’s funny, tragic, romantic and gripping.
My Cancer Has Many Faces by Alero Dabor
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 51,900. Language: English. Published: December 15, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Cancer
As a busy single mother, leasehold manager, and law student, Alero Dabor at first thought the exhaustion that plagued her through the summer of 2006 needed no further explanation. But a chance examination lead to a diagnosis of breast cancer. Through journal entries, Alero explores the many faces of her cancer from the initial shock at her diagnosis until she takes command of her treatment.
Old McLarsen Had Some Farms - a memoir by Christine Larsen
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 56,790. Language: Australian English. Published: December 14, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir, Nonfiction » Biography » Biographical anthologies
A memoir with a difference, the first book in the 'Old McLarsen Had Some Farms' series tells the tales of a 'tree change' made last century before that expression was even a glimmer in its creator's eye. 40+ years later, Old McLarsen and his Missus still farm - on a small retirement property in South Australia, still laughing and crying, and remembering all the survival skills they have learned.
Mostly A Mystic: Reflections on a Spiritual (But Not Religious) Life by D. Patrick Miller
Price: $7.95 USD. Words: 65,170. Language: English. Published: December 14, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Spiritual awakening
"a constantly touching and insightful memoir..." — from the Foreword by JACOB NEEDLEMAN Twenty-five years in the making, the spiritual memoir of Fearless Books founder D. Patrick Miller is now available in print. MOSTLY A MYSTIC: Reflections on a Spiritual (But Not Religious) Life tells the story of how a young investigative reporter transformed into a modern mystic.
Med Sai Baba ved min Side by Marguerite Jalving
Price: $11.99 USD. Words: 89,070. Language: Danish. Published: December 14, 2014 by Erik Istrup Publishing. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Spiritual awakening
Marguerite Jalving står fast ved sine meninger, i såvel spontan vrede, som glad begejstring, og med af og til lidet ærbødige tanker til Sai Baba, når det går for vidt. At hun samtidig rummer den dybeste hengivenhed til det guddommelige, er denne bogs paradoks. Derfor fremstår den også, både morsomt og inderlig hengivent. Illustreret med Sai Baba’s kunst via Jalving.
Diary of a Prisoner in World War I by Josef Sramek
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 23,990. Language: English. Published: December 13, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Military biography, Nonfiction » History » War
An authentic diary of Josef Sramek, a Czech soldier drafted to the Hungaro-Austrian army to fight from the beginning of World War 1. He was captured by the enemy, lived through death marches and concentration camps in Serbia, Albania, Italy, and France before finally returning home to resume his life. The diary is published by his grandson Tomas Svoboda.
Poems From The Lost World - That Fabled Land Discovered By Percy Fawcett And Immortalised By Arthur Conan Doyle by Martin Litherland
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 7,200. Language: English. Published: December 13, 2014 by S & S P Publishing. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Adventurers & explorers, Fiction » Poetry » Biography
Did you know that Arthur Conan Doyle’s Lost World, really exists? Would you have liked to explore and map this legendary plateau? In 1980–81, Martin Litherland did just that. He tells his story in poems, a linking narrative and stunning photographs, manifesting the emotions as he and his indigenous companions tackle this unexplored and uninhabited tableland.
Don't Ask Me To Believe by Clare Nonhebel
Price: Free! Words: 88,390. Language: English. Published: December 13, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Faith, Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
A wide range of ordinary people tell of the life experiences that led them towards or through or away from faith in God. Issues as diverse as religious teaching, childhood abuse, fear, intellectualism, illness, homosexuality, bereavement and crises of confidence - reveal some of the factors that make someone say, 'I believe this - and maybe this - but don't ask me to believe that!'
Re-Run: My 30-day Experiment to Fall Back in Love with Running by Tony Markey
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 68,440. Language: English. Published: December 13, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Other biographies, Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Exercise
"I was a youthful Zephyr, flying with the wind in my face, fleet of foot and bold of spirit. But 35 years later I have a sorrowful confession to make: I hate running." Tony Markey sucks at running, and he knows it. Follow his 30-day challenge to see if he can fall back in love with running. Starting with 30 minutes of running every day and finishing on day 30 with the Seattle Half-Marathon!