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A Man's Gotta Do What A Man's Gotta Do
By Alex Martinez
Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 75,300. Language: English. Published: October 29, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Political biography
The life story about a 2012 Presidential Election Republican hopeful. His story, his views, his words.
Tales of the Heart
By Harry Mark Petrakis
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 59,790. Language: English. Published: October 29, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
In Tales of the Heart, Harry Mark Petrakis - whose books have twice been short-listed for the National Book Award - describes people and landscapes and the dreams and memories that reveal the essence of our lives. He begins in the intimate province of the family, with episodes from childhood, young love, and early marriage; the experience of raising children; the aging and death of parents.
Reading Brother Lawrence
By Ken Kuhlken
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 33,570. Language: English. Published: October 29, 2011 by Hickey's Books. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
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The Practice of the Presence of God is a classic of Christian literature, loved by Catholics and Protestants, praised by the likes of John Wesley and A.W. Tozer. During a troubled time, novelist Ken Kuhlken discovered the book helped him find some peace and promised even more if he could fully understand. Reading Brother Lawrence chronicles his search for understanding.
The Woman who Rewrote History
By Claire Lloyd
Price: Free! Words: 16,570. Language: English. Published: October 29, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Woman biographies
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Luisa Isabel Álvarez de Toledo, 21st Duchess of Medina Sidonia, was known as the Red Duchess for her political views and imprisoned by Franco during Spain´s fascist dictatorship. She found evidence in her family's archive that much of Spain's accepted history had been 'cleaned up'. To preserve the archive for posterity she married her secretary on her deathbed, disinheriting her children.
Fred and Me
By Rex Bromfield
Price: Free! Words: 3,460. Language: English. Published: October 29, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Anti-war, Pro Troops. In the year 2032 two old men reminisce about their past, our present. It's a little story about war by someone who has no idea what he is talking about.
Old Pat T and the Great Bathroom War & Other Tales of My Youngin Days
By T. M. Strait
Price: Free! Words: 5,530. Language: English. Published: October 28, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
A compilation of short shorts about growing up in the Sixties. Cars that take off on their own, dueling teachers, Hansel Exposed, Witches and Martians, drafting twelve year olds and more great fun! Read as imagination takes its last stand!
Mark N. Greene, My James Dean
By FM Publishing
Price: $6.95 USD. Words: 10. Language: English. Published: October 27, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
A mother never believes she will precede her child in death. It is one of life's most painful experiences. Silvia Petretti takes a brave step to go beyond her own pain to recount the painful memories of her youngest son who she lost to suicide via drug overdose. You hear the story in both Silvia’s and Mark’s words through Mark’s journal. Hopefully, Silvia’s experience will help others.
Nora 102 1/2: A Lesson on Aging Well
By June Shaw
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 55,720. Language: English. Published: October 27, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
This is an ordinary woman’s journey toward blossoming into personal fulfillment that began during her senior years. Nora Shaw, widowed former teacher and social worker and my mom, found her days ignited after she reached sixty. Her vision decreased but her enthusiasm lasted well into her one hundredth year. Countless people said she inspired them. Her senior years show us all how to age well.
The Body Center
By Thomas Chi
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,480. Language: English. Published: October 26, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
In the Eighties, a young college student lived in a gym on the corner of Polk Street and Sutter in San Francisco, California. After 2011, I found a treasure. Computers, hard drives, old files lost to history, and I started to recover the pages to find this story about a young boy who worked in a health club called the Body Center, one of the last bathhouses in the Bay Area. Date: May to June 1987
Selling Sex in Hollywood
By Thomas Chi
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 29,370. Language: English. Published: October 26, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Woman biographies
Publisher Thomas Chi interviewed Las Vegas call girl Holly after she moved to Hollywood, California. Here are the stories from the interviews with Holly in Los Angeles, California. I had to leave Las Vegas, because of the economy, but the few clients I met there put money up front.
A Passage To Neem Dreams
By Inez Baranay
Price: Free! Words: 61,310. Language: English. Published: October 26, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Partly a memoir about writing Neem Dreams, partly a critical study of her own novel, themes include the creation of a novel, travels and research in India, neem as a symbol of the clash between globalisation and tradition, and the influence of EM Forster. Neem Dreams was published in India in 2003 to widespread critical acclaim.
My Only Crime Was Being Born, Vol. 3
By Jeffrey Weber
Series: My Only Crime Was Being Born, an autobiography, Volume 3. Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 105,490. Language: English. Published: October 26, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Volume 3 of my autobiography continues the misadventures of Jeffee in a world he doesn't belong. Unlike Frodo in Lord of the Rings, Jeffee still hasn't found the Fire of Mordor to destroy the ring...yet. Learn about my Artic adventures in Michigan, about a lot of other crazy, funny, sad stuff, some of my insights into the Bible - it's all there, I lived it all & want to share it with you.
My New World, A Teenager's WWII Odyssey
By MK Alexander
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 23,350. Language: English. Published: October 26, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography
A biography of Mary Cotsis, centered around her World War Two experiences as she escapes the Nazi Occupation of Greece and travels to America to begin a new life. Illustrated with period photographs.
The Fabulous Showman : A Biography of P. T. Barnum
By Irving Wallace
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 95,230. Language: English. Published: October 26, 2011 by Crossroad Press. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography
Besides the towering figure of Barnum himself, this book's cast of characters includes not only Jenny Lind, Jumbo, and Tom Thumb, but also such ill-assorted figures a Chang and Eng (the original Siamese Twins), Queen Victoria herself, captive white whales, "The Feejee Mermaid," and Abraham Lincoln. This is far and away the best biography of one of the most fascinating of all Americans.
PepiSmartDog The Beginning
By PepiSmartDog
Price: Free! Words: 2,240. Language: English. Published: October 25, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Celebrity biography
Remarkable true story of an elderly dog made homeless at 12 years old, who went on to become an international multi-media Celebrity, known as PepiSmartDog. When first adopted from the animal shelter, Pepi had many trials at the start, but read how he triumphed and never looked back ! This book is uplifting and inspiring. It is the first book in the series.
The Funniest People in Books: 250 Anecdotes
By David Bruce
Series: The Funniest People in Books, Book 1 · The Funniest People in Books, Book 1. Price: $1.00 USD. Words: 22,650. Language: English. Published: October 25, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Biography
A sample anecdote: G.K. Chesterton visited Broadway and Times Square at night when the scene was brightly lit by advertising signs. He gazed at the sight for a while, then said to a friend, “How beautiful it would be for someone who could not read.”
The Funniest People in Comedy: 250 Anecdotes
By David Bruce
Price: $1.00 USD. Words: 21,440. Language: English. Published: October 25, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Humor and satire
A sample anecdote: Lou Costello of Abbott and Costello fame really got into Christmas, setting up an elaborate Christmas display each year with angels, music, reindeer, and many hundreds of Christmas lights. Comedian George Gobel lived across the street from Mr. Costello. Mr. Gobel did nothing for Christmas except to put up a sign that said, “See our display across the street.”
The Funniest People in Art: 250 Anecdotes
By David Bruce
Price: $1.00 USD. Words: 25,920. Language: English. Published: October 24, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Celebrity biography
This contains 250 anecdotes, including this one: When he was a small boy, Quaker artist Benjamin West made brushes out of hairs from his family’s pet cat, but he had to stop doing this after his father noticed that the cat looked as if it had been severely attacked by moths.
Golf Widow
By Kim Julian
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 87,250. Language: English. Published: October 24, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
This honest, warmhearted memoir tells the story of Kimberly Julian, wife of PGA golf pro Jeff Julian, and how they confronted circumstances that tragically changed their lives.
Tales from my Stethoscope
By Bruna Dessena
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 46,900. Language: English. Published: October 24, 2011 by Quickfox Publishing. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Entertaining. Touching. Shocking. A paramedic takes you behind the scenes of accidents, sudden illness, shootings and human revelry­ gone wrong in the busy streets and hospitals of South Africa. Infused with a dash of humour, you'll gain a deeper understanding of the human condition and renewed admiration and gratitude for those who listen and act when we call out in distress.