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From Paupers to iPads
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 74,130. Language: British English. Published: August 27, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir, Nonfiction » History » Family history
A journey through seven generations, tracing a family's changing fortunes from the woollen mills of Yorkshire and the shipyards of Wales, through two world wars and into the hi-tech world of the 21st century
It Takes a Naked Man to Tell a Naked Story
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 35,510. Language: English. Published: August 27, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Fine art, Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
It Takes a Naked Man to Tell a Naked Story is the true story and personal adventures of a man who discovers that decisions made in life can take you down many different paths. From Vietnam Veteran to nude model and everywhere in between, he steps outside the box late in life to find personal fulfillment.
Stories My Parents Told Me: Tales of Growing Up in Wartime Malta
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 20,030. Language: English. Published: August 27, 2013 by FARAXA Publishing (USA). Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir, Nonfiction » Biography » Cultural heritage
Stories My Parents Told Me is a collection of seven short stories based on actual events during World War II on the Mediterranean island nation of Malta. The stories describe a difficult time for children and their families where survival was paramount and family ties were what sustained them. These stories describe a culture of a time past for a deeply religious and frugal people.
How to Fly
Price: Free! Words: 3,210. Language: English. Published: August 27, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Other biographies
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This eBook is a short story autobiographical in nature. It takes you on a fantastical journey that will have you questioning our understanding of the physical reality that we find all around us.
Death and Immortality at the Little BigHorn: Vol II, The Stand on Reno Hill
Price: $5.00 USD. Words: 23,560. Language: English. Published: August 26, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Military biography
Reno Hill and was occupied by 7 companies of the 7th Cavalry under Major Marcus Reno. Custer had counted on his support to reinforce his offensive against the Indian village but because of Reno’s refused to advance “to the sound of the guns” until it was too late, the 200 men under Custer’s command were forced to fight a battle they could not win.
Death and Immortality at the Little BigHorn: Vol I, Custer's Last Stand
Price: $5.00 USD. Words: 25,610. Language: English. Published: August 26, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Military biography
Custer was sent out to subdue the Indians and when they gathered in overwhelming numbers to fight back, he and the troops under his direct command were wiped out. It is a riveting story of how a doomed command met its end on a hot sunny day in Montana on June 25, 1876. And when that inevitable end came, it was fought by frightened men shaking with fear at the awful death that awaited them.
Tjokroaminoto, Freedom’s Leading Light
Series: Historical Indonesian Figures, Book 6. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 20,570. Language: English. Published: August 26, 2013 by Tempo Publishing. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography
SUKARNO, the nation’s first president, acknowledged that Haji Oemar Said Tjokroaminoto changed his life around. He was not only Sukarno’s father-in-law, he was also his political guru and of other independence movement leaders, such as Semaoen, Musso, Alimin and Kartosoewirjo. But in the end, the mentor of our founding fathers stood alone....
Fifty Shades of Grey’s Anatomy: The Unfeeling Doctor’s Fresh Confessions from the Emergency Room
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 22,340. Language: English. Published: August 25, 2013 by Olo Books. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Physicians & medical professionals, Nonfiction » Entertainment » Humor and satire
Are women ruining medicine? Nah. Real life in the emergency lane, zeroing on body parts and chicks in scrubs. Just like Grey’s Anatomy, medicine with a little bit of sex. And, like Fifty Shades of Grey, a tiny bit of torture.
Russian at Heart
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 90,450. Language: English. Published: August 25, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography, Nonfiction » History » Russian
Born into the Crimean gentry, young Sonechka Balk is left orphaned and destitute by the Russian Revolution that destroys her idyllic life. In 1924, aged just 19, she flees to Shanghai, one of 30,000 White Russian diaspora seeking refuge from the Bolsheviks . Surviving some of the 20th century’s greatest upheavals, she finds love in war-torn Shanghai and eventually refuge for her family in America.
Living Without Knowing Who You Are
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 90,110. Language: English. Published: August 25, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » Special education / social disabilities
Imagine growing up having no idea who you were. Imagine that there was a part of you missing that you didn't discover until you were 22 years old. Imagine being made fun of or bullied because you didn't know something was a part of you? This is the story of Travis Breeding. Travis was officially diagnosed with Asperger's Syndrome at the age of 22.
Indisch zwijgen
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 62,760. Language: Dutch. Published: August 25, 2013 by Fosfor. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
In Indisch zwijgen vertelt Anneloes Timmerije het verhaal van haar Indische familie. Zwijgen is haar met de paplepel ingegoten. Haar moeder praat alleen als het strikt noodzakelijk is, evenals haar grootmoeder. De familie wordt bijeengehouden door zeven zusters: de tantes. Maar met het overlijden van iedere tante verliest de familie iets van het Indische.
Игорь Тимофеев. Шесть поколений семьи Тимофеевых (1882-2012).Купеческие дети -революционеры. Бомбы в подвале купеческого дома.Часть 1.
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 1,460. Language: Russian. Published: August 24, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Children's Books » Adventure & Adventurers
This none fiction book contains horror romance of REVOLUTION and many more tags that cannot fit on this page. Gave ready to dive into the interesting would of Russia in the beginning of XX century. You would not every want to stop reading. This story really shows the power of the fillings of human beings.
Sarwo Edhie Revisited, 1965 PKI Nemesis
Series: Historical Indonesian Figures, Book 5. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 19,770. Language: English. Published: August 23, 2013 by Tempo Publishing. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography
THE name of Sarwo Edhie Wibowo, alongside Suharto’s, rocketed to prominence after the political upheaval of 1965. As commander of the Army Para-Commando Regiment or RPKAD, Colonel Sarwo Edhie spearheaded the operations that would annihilate the PKI, the Indonesian Communist Party.
Down on the Farm
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 20,850. Language: English. Published: August 23, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
Paul and author Joei Carlton Hossack, 2 city slickers from Montreal purchase a weekend getaway.
Ernest Douwes Dekker, A Nation Inspired
Series: Historical Indonesian Figures, Book 4. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 19,180. Language: English. Published: August 23, 2013 by Tempo Publishing. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography
IN his body flowed Dutch, French, German and Javanese blood, yet François Eugène Douwes Dekker’s spirit was nationalism, rooted among the local population. He was the first person to establish a political party in Indonesia, prompting Dutch colonial officials to brand him dangerous, for his capacity to provoke ‘native’ Indonesians into rebelling.
Юрий и Игорь Тимофеевы. НАША ЖИЗНЬ ДЕНЬ ЗА ДНЕМ В 1941-1955 Часть 3.
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,810. Language: Russian. Published: August 22, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Children's Books » Adventure & Adventurers
This is possible the most interesting part of the story. The two little boys as always getting themselves to even more deeper danger and trouble than before. This is the story as two boys going them in adventure to try to survive in the could hart of Russia.
Setting the Hook, a Diver's Return to the Andrea Doria
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 92,110. Language: English. Published: August 22, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Adventurers & explorers, Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Peter Hunt crewed on five Andrea Doria expeditions, the “Mount Everest of wreck diving,” in the early 1980s before becoming a Navy pilot. Twenty years later, Hunt set out to dive the famous luxury liner again. An introspective odyssey of memory and heart-pounding adventure, Setting the Hook explores thirty years of extreme diving in a personal tale of learning to accept life’s oldest challenge.
It was all Greek to Me
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,760. Language: American English. Published: August 22, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir, Nonfiction » History » Military
Diane was the first Navy Radioman female to be assigned to Nea Makri, Greece right before the attack on Cyprus in 1974. Amidst enraged anti-American sentiments and fire-bombs, a young woman from California finds danger, adventure, and love.
A Breath of Country Air
Series: Henry Williamson Collections, Book 5. Price: $5.50 USD. Words: 89,600. Language: English. Published: August 22, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Essay » Literature
A collection of over 80 of Williamson's weekly pieces in the London Evening Standard, written during 1944/45. The wartime articles are concerned with everyday happenings on his Norfolk farm, his young children (especially Robbie and Rikky, contributors of the Forewords), with other reflections on country life, and most poignantly, the sale of the farm and the end of his farming dream.
Tan Malaka, Forgotten Founding Father
Series: Historical Indonesian Figures, Book 3. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 29,800. Language: English. Published: August 21, 2013 by Tempo Publishing. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography
HE was the first important figure who conceived of and wrote about the Republic of Indonesia. Muhammad Yamin called him, “Father of the Republic of Indonesia.” Following the declaration of independence he mobilized the youth for a mass rally at the Ikada Square on September 19, 1945. Tan Malaka could be called Indonesia’s most mysterious independence figure. He lived on the run in 11 countries.