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The Colonial Vet by Colleen Turbet Williams
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 68,570. Language: Commonwealth English. Published: September 3, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography, Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Agricultural science
'The Colonial Vet in Fiji, Ceylon and Africa' is the colourful story of pioneering Australian veterinary surgeon, Charles Turbet, who after serving in WW1, spent most of his working life in Fiji, Ceylon (Sri Lanka) and Nyasaland (Malawi) as a government vet. An adventurous and intellectually curious man, Turbet made lasting impacts on stock breeding and animal husbandry everywhere he worked.
An Aussie Takes A Punt - Mat McBriar's journey from Australia to the NFL by Forbes A James
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 58,040. Language: English. Published: September 3, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Sports biography, Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Football & rugby
let's face facts - nfl fans really don't like punters. for a start the punter only comes on when their team's offence has failed. so in this book I've tried to do two things. the easy bit is tracing mat's adventure from australia via hawaii to the nfl. the hard bit is putting the case for why punters deserve a little bit more love from the fans. see if I can convince you to reconsider your view!
Man on Mission - Life of St. Francis Xavier by Dr. C. Drago SJ
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 42,590. Language: English. Published: September 3, 2014 by CreatiVentures. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Literary biography, Nonfiction » History » Biography
Francis Xavier is man on mission. He is complex individual with sharply contrasting traits of character. He could spend hours together on the beach praying alone in the stillness of the night and he also moved restlessly from place to place. Francis Xavier was an extremely rich personality, but very human saint who retained some of the features of his Basque character till the very end.
How I Doomed My Ventures: Celebrating Failure by Sumeet Gujaran
Price: $9.99 $7.99 USD. (20% off!) Words: 54,230. Language: English (Indian dialect). Published: September 3, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Small business and entrepreneurship, Nonfiction » Biography » Business biography
The book is a true story about entrepreneurship and confronting failure.Aman the protagonist is a 15 year old boy with entrepreneurial dreams.He starts his first venture which is an education portal which is unsuccessful.He is not deterred by his failure and instead goes on to launch another venture which fails too. It describes about his struggles and perseverance.
Tales of an All-Night Town by Elin Schoen Brockman
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 54,310. Language: English. Published: September 3, 2014 and represented by Dystel and Goderich Literary Management. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Cultural heritage, Nonfiction » Biography » People of color
The riveting story of the charismatic James Bollinger, law enforcer and desperado, who was shot to death in 1973 on the main street of Brooklyn, Illinois, the oldest all-black town in America, “Tales…” is also an electrifying, documentary-style portrayal of Seventies street life that has been compared to “The Executioner’s Song,” “In Cold Blood,” “The Friends of Eddie Coyle,” and “The Wire.”
YO MIZ! (1 teacher + 25 schools = 1 wacky year) by Elizabeth Rose
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 112,510. Language: English. Published: September 2, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs(5.00 from 1 review)
What’s really going on in our public school classrooms? Good question. - Journalists are not allowed in… - Teachers risk punishment if they speak out… - School administrators will only share the good stuff… - Most lawmakers? Clueless. Yo Miz! has the answer. Yo Miz! is the seriously funny memoir of an unconventional “edu-tainer,” assigned to teach at 25 Manhattan public high schools. Fa real!
My Wave by Steven Craig
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 29,460. Language: English. Published: September 1, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Surfing, Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
A marvelous tale for the young people of today about how a boy that was different didn’t follow trends or succumb to peer pressure conquered the world.
The Spiritual Gifts of Health Problems by Clint Goodman
Price: Free! Words: 9,950. Language: English. Published: September 1, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir, Essay » Author profile
Every now and then, and it doesn’t happen often, it suddenly hits you, as if for the first time, that this isn’t going to go away in an hour. It occurs to you that you will not find relief. That you are not just enduring through it for a little while until it gets better – this may never get better! So this is your new life. Learn more from the life of Clint Goodman...
В теле нестандарта by Диляра Ларина
Price: $5.00 USD. Words: 12,710. Language: Russian. Published: September 1, 2014 by T/O "Neformat". Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Biographical anthologies
Эту книгу я посвящаю своей семье – самым близким людям - спасибо, что вы верите в меня; а также друзьям, которые поддерживают новые начинания – спасибо, что вы есть. «В теле нестандарта» - книга о судьбе провинциальной девушки, не обладавшей стройной фигурой, но мечтавшей жить под прицелом камер. О моем пути к мечте и трудностях, которые подстерегали. Я надеюсь, что прочитав эту книгу, многие де
Robin Williams: A Biography by Tracy Parsons
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 2,990. Language: English. Published: August 31, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Celebrity biography, Nonfiction » Entertainment » Television
Robin Williams: A Biography is a tribute to Williams' career of entertaining audiences in various ages and times. He was nominated for an Oscar for best actor award three times, and won an Oscar as Best Supporting Actor who reached the hearts of his audience personally in all of his characters. He lived a great life, rest in peace Robin Williams.
Singing My Life by Valentina Suzukei
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 32,980. Language: English. Published: August 31, 2014 by Bapalar. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Celebrity biography, Nonfiction » Music » World music
Valentina Süzükei takes readers on a journey through the life of legendary throat singer Kongar-ool Ondar. When he came onto the scene in 1989, Ondar was one of the pioneers of Tuvan throat singing in the West. Süzükei tells stories of his childhood, his first travels abroad, his collaborations with Frank Zappa, and his work on the Genghis Blues motion picture.
A Year of Living Positively-Volume 3 by Barbara J. Waldern
Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 43,290. Language: English. Published: August 30, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Woman biographies, Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » Counseling / career development
This is a collection of daily autobiographical blog posts on the theme of living positively.Starting the day after my last birthday, I have written blogs for 240 days straight so far. My goal of is to complete 365 posts. In Volume 3, I extend a study journal writing with positive thinking to consider processes of collaboration. Communication, community and problem solving require collaboration.
Smokey Bear: The Cub Who Left His Pawprints on History by Karen Signell
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 156,820. Language: English. Published: August 30, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Historical » USA, Nonfiction » Biography » Environmentalists & naturalists
This is the first novel written about the real bear cub who survived a forest fire high in the New Mexican mountains to become the living representative of his namesake, the icon Smokey Bear, famous for preserving wildlife and wilderness.
My Psychic Life by Curt H. von Dornheim
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 62,870. Language: English. Published: August 30, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » New Age » Spiritualism
A young boy realizing that he could communicate with Spirits from beyond the grave, attended private classes of mediumship at the age of thirteen; then rejected everything concerning Spiritualism at the age of nineteen. However, his Spirit Guides never forsook him and were always present to Guide him.
Coyote Spirit: The Improbable Transformation from Minister to Clown by David John Mampel
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 99,390. Language: English. Published: August 29, 2014 by SturdyGrace Services. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir, Nonfiction » Inspiration » 12-step programs
Reverend Dave became Daffy Dave, but it wasn't easy. Years of struggle and lots of hard work lay between the two. Dave wasn't able to do it alone, but he didn't have to, and neither do you. Coyote Spirit: The Improbable Transformation from Minister to Clown is the story one man's journey from despair to contentment, and is a road map for anyone else trying to do the same.
Mirror Talk: A Memoir by Barbara Alfaro
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 27,240. Language: English. Published: August 29, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
Winner of the 2012 IndieReader Discovery Award for Best Memoir Mirror Talk is a heartfelt and often hilarious memoir about a Catholic girlhood, working as a young actress in New York, and being a middle-aged poet in the burbs.
Please God, Which Side is Up? by William Harris
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 67,040. Language: English. Published: August 29, 2014 by Austin Macauley. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
"Please God, Which Side is Up?" is the memoir of an ordinary family man, who relates here snatches of his life from his invalid childhood in Scotland to training as a commando in the Royal Marines, to working as a journalist in Africa in the unsophisticated ‘50s and '60s; and latterly as a public relations specialist in South Africa.
My Radio Interview with Jesus by Dr. Keith A. Robinson
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 28,060. Language: English. Published: August 28, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Inspirational
While preparing for his next nationally syndicated, radio show, America Talks Health with Dr. Keith Robinson, his producer announced a change in the guests for the next two days. The guest claimed to be Jesus, Son Of God. Keith sent his producer off for in depth research, preparing to expose the guest as a fraud, but, at the end of the second show, he found his world shaken like never before.
A Leap of Faith. by Clive. R. Tilley
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 7,460. Language: British English. Published: August 28, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Adventurers & explorers, Nonfiction » Biography » Cultural heritage
We had just finished our primary school education and now it was the summer holidays. It was hot, and we were bored. My best friend had this great idea. It was a dumb idea, but it was a great idea. Please leave a review if you liked this little tale. Thank you.
A Vicious Love Story by Teddie Dahlin
Price: $8.48 USD. Words: 83,320. Language: English. Published: August 28, 2014 by New Haven Publishing Ltd. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
The book tells the inside story of the romance between Teddie and Sid Vicious. Instead of the self-destructive caricature of popular myth, Teddie reveals a troubled, vulnerable and generous young man.