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Freeways to Flip-Flops: A Family's Year of Gutsy Living on a Tropical Island
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 90,810. Language: English. Published: November 10, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir, Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues
"A suburban family discovers that trading materialism for a simple life on a tropical island helps them reconnect in unexpected ways."
The Novels of Henry Williamson
Series: Henry Williamson Collections, Book 17. Price: $3.85 USD. Words: 24,860. Language: English. Published: November 9, 2013 by Henry Williamson. Categories: Essay » Literature, Nonfiction » Biography » Literary biography
This brilliant long essay by the noted literary critic considers Henry Williamson’s novels up to 1954. Murry's essay remains essential reading for those who want to understand better Williamson’s writings. It is written in a clear, elegant style, while the literary analyses of the novels are its greatest distinction. Murry thought highly of the books making up the Chronicle of Ancient Sunlight.
Libertad interior. Sor Juana Ines de la Cruz
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 56,090. Language: Spanish. Published: November 8, 2013 by LD Books - Lectorum. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Religious biography, Nonfiction » Biography » Woman biographies
Con este libro las autoras se integran al grupo Universal de las confidentes de Sor Juana Inés de la Cruz, al presentar más que un relato biográfico o un ensayo erudito, la contestación a las interrogantes que inquietan a los investigadores sobre el carácter y temperamento de esta mujer y de las circunstancias en que vivió.
Farah Diba. Los bellos ojos de Persia. Del lujo y el poder a la soledad y el exilio
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 30,700. Language: Spanish. Published: November 8, 2013 by LD Books - Lectorum. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Royalty biography, Nonfiction » Biography » Woman biographies
Farah Diba fue la última reina y única emperatriz de Irán, y al tiempo que vivió en el lujo desmedido, el gobierno que representaba sumió a su país en la desigualdad social. Así, ocupó tanto las portadas de las revistas del corazón como los bandos condenatorios a su régimen. Ésta es la historia de su vida.
Don't Hurt Me, I'm a Pastor
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 32,090. Language: English. Published: November 8, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Christian Church / General, Nonfiction » Biography » Religious biography
This book is a collection of true stories giving a glimpse into the strange and wonderful life of a small church pastor. With back stabbing parishioners, pressure to put more bodies in the pews and dollars in the plate, local churches stealing parishioners from each other, as well as ministers who get fired for nothing, you’ll find that ministry is not what you thought it was.
Memorias de mi memoria
Price: $4.95 USD. Words: 84,170. Language: Spanish. Published: November 8, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Libro que destaca momentos de la participación pública de la autora, una de las importantes activistas del movimiento feminista, su labor profesional y especialmente su vida familiar, que cuenta con detenimiento y sinceridad. Contiene abundante información sobre la cotidianidad y referencias de la trayectoria de su esposo, Néstor Vega Moreno, destacado economista y funcionario internacional.
Brief Overview: Jan van Eyck
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 1,720. Language: English. Published: November 7, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Artists, Nonfiction » Biography » Artists, architects, & photographers
Have you ever wanted to know more about the Flemish painter named Jan van Eyck? Are you writing a research paper about him, or are just curious as to what some of his most famous paintings are? If these questions peak your interest, then this book is for you! Over 1500 words all about the 15th century Flemish oil painter flowing out of this book.
Biography Series – Jennifer Lopez
Price: $3.49 USD. Words: 18,470. Language: English. Published: November 7, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Celebrity biography
Jennifer Lopez, a.k.a. J.Lo, is a multi-talented and influential superstar. She is an actress, singer-songwriter, record producer, and dancer. Biography, Albums, Films, Concerts, Private Life, Marriages and Relationships, Property and assets, Companies and more… Take a journey with us as we bring you closer than ever to Jennifer Lopez.
Green Fields and Pavements: A Norfolk Farmer in Wartime
Series: Henry Williamson Collections, Book 13. Price: $5.50 USD. Words: 60,860. Language: English. Published: November 7, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Essay » Author profile
Henry Williamson (1895-1977), nature writer and novelist, was a farmer in Norfolk, UK, during World War 2. Throughout those years he was writing newspaper articles, to help finance the farm, and Green Fields and Pavements is a collection of the articles that he contributed to the Eastern Daily Press between 1941 and 1944: on farming, the countryside and its wildlife, and literature and art.
Just Call Me Sgt. Mom: A Mother's Journey Into Autism
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 20,380. Language: English. Published: November 6, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Relationships and Family » Autism spectrum disorders, Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Imagine a world where communication is almost nonexistent, where a noise or an environment causes pain or fear, a world unlike the one around us. This is Brianna’s world. Meet Brianna Williams through the eyes of her mother as she opens up about raising a child with Autism. This is their story.
Privileged Witness
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 115,850. Language: British English. Published: November 6, 2013 by Geepy Publishing. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
A Patriot's Journey through Partition and the Independence of Pakistan
Bio of Dominic Noonan: The Gay Gangster Who Ruled the UK
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 4,050. Language: American English. Published: November 5, 2013 by Kiesha Joseph. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Criminals & outlaws, Nonfiction » True Crime » Organized crime
Dominic Noonan led a very controversial life. Coupled with his dark past, you can say that Dominic led a disturbing life altogether. Throughout his most active years as a mobster in the 1980s and the 1990s, Dominic proved to be a loyal and valuable member of the notorious UK Noonan Crime Family.
Green Suede Shoes: An Irish-American Odyssey
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 138,810. Language: English. Published: November 5, 2013 and represented by Dystel and Goderich Literary Management. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir, Nonfiction » Music » Rock music
This rock 'n' roll Angela's Ashes begins in County Wexford, Ireland, a then womb-like theocracy. After emigrating Kirwan finds himself with the Ramones at CBGBs and the brothers McCourt & Lester Bangs at The Bells of Hell. He forms Black 47 under the watchful eye of Joe Strummer. Green Suede Shoes remembers three decades of a lost New York, and the people who have made it what it is.
Somewhere Children Shout
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 52,360. Language: English. Published: November 4, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Somewhere Children Shout takes you back to the life of a kid in the Catskills in the 1950s, a candid look at growing up in a town with one traffic light, and where picking up a bottle of milk had to be postponed until Monday. But for a kid in the fifth grade it was pretty close to perfect, a time and place for discovery.
Rising Out Of The Ashes Of Depression
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,700. Language: English. Published: November 4, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Inspiration » Personal inspiration
A funny, relatable and candid short tale about the author's life with depression and the after-effects.
Call Me Ella
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 80,310. Language: English. Published: November 4, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Relationships and Family » Adoption
Call Me Ella is a heartwarming and uplifting story about a young girl who considered her adoptive parents her “real parents,” yet needed to know her roots. She had no idea that her twenty-four year search for her birthmother, which did not begin until after both of her parents had passed away, would involve Sopranos-like tales of organized crime, gambling, and infidelity.
More Secrets of an Old Typewriter: Misunderstood Gargoyles and Overrated Angels
Price: $6.49 USD. Words: 42,250. Language: English. Published: November 4, 2013 by Open Books. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Misunderstood Gargoyles & Overrated Angels celebrates the underdogs and the unappreciated among us... and sets its sights on the hypocritical and the hyped among us as well.
Legends, Labors & Loves: William Jackson Palmer, 1836—1909
Series: Regional History Series. Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 126,290. Language: English. Published: November 4, 2013 by Pikes Peak Library District. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Biographical anthologies, Nonfiction » History » North America
Legends, Labors & Loves reveals a remarkable and modest man and opens every reader’s eyes to a new view of Colorado Springs’ founder William Jackson Palmer. There is no scandal, nor is there deception. Not only will you find integrity, leadership and compassion in this book, but you will witness Palmer’s tenacious conviction, strength, and shrewdness—just how one imagines a true “founding father.”
My Journey Through Addictions to Salvation: A New Beginning
Price: $2.95 USD. Words: 45,420. Language: English. Published: November 2, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Self-improvement » Addiction and recovery
Entrenched in alcohol and drugs for a long period of time. with no future. When God helped me find my way to recovery in 2005, doors opened that I could not have imagined. In 2006, I returned to school to get my high school diploma and now have diplomas in Addictions and Social Service Worker. I graduated with a Bachelor of Arts and Science Degree in Psychology.
Truth, Auspiciousness, Beauty
Price: $1.00 USD. Words: 8,640. Language: British English. Published: November 2, 2013 by Sri Sathya Sai Sadhana Trust, Publications Division. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Royalty biography, Nonfiction » Biography » Religious biography
This small booklet by the author gives in a nutshell the Divine Life and Messages of Bhagawan Sri Sathya Sai Baba as narrated in the first four volumes of "Sathyam, Sivam, Sundaram" by the chosen biographer of Bhagawan, Prof. N. Kasturi.