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The Pioneer of Chinese American Education - Dr. Theodore Chen
Price: Free! Words: 61,950. Language: English. Published: January 11, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Biography » Teachers & educators
The story of Dr. Theodore Chen, lovingly told by Dr. Wen-Hui, his wife of 60 years. Professor Chen was the first Chinese scholar to be granted tenure at USC, where he taught for 35 years and revived the Asian Studies Department. Dr. Chen's academic, literary, humanitarian, and public speaking accomplishments are interspersed with the moving story of the Chens' long marriage and family life.
Aluca, Sotia Tenorului
Price: $9.90 USD. Words: 54,940. Language: English. Published: January 11, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Music » Opera
Povestea adevarata a doua vieti consacrate scenei: Aluca Babeanu, Prim-balerina la Opera Nationala din Bucuresti si Vasile Moldoveanu, marele tenor. Prin munca indarjita, Tenorul ajunge sa fie unanim recunoscut in toata lumea, fiind sustinut indeaproape de Aluca, care renunta la cariera sa artistica de balerina si se dedica trup si suflet iubirii vietii ei.
Who Turned Out The Lights?
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 32,640. Language: English. Published: January 11, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Vision
Hold on for a bumpy ride! For Ron Wilde, it’s like a 24/7 roller coaster with eyes closed. Every turn brings new challenges like blindness, and new joys and adventures including forbidden hospital love. Ron will make you laugh one second at the characters he meets and gasp the next at the gut wrenching details of his epic health struggles.
Another Thursday's Child
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 81,310. Language: English. Published: January 11, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Sardonyx, the fiery green gemstone created by volcanic eruption, describes Another Thursday’s Child’s unique life. The tales that chronicle the life of the author Elaine Abramson prove just how true that is. Throughout her life, adversity and misfortune frequently led to hilarity as she struggled to overcome the myriad of obstacles life dropkicked in her path including headhunters, crazed bosses,
One Woman and Her Dog
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 59,960. Language: British English. Published: January 11, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Farming
Originally published in the 1980s, this popular and entertaining book describes Viv’s life as a shepherdess in the Cheviot Hills. Both humorous and serious, lively and reflective, energetic and calm, Viv presents the reader with a refreshing, diverting and informative narrative and cannot fail to delight all who read it.
Книга 13. Как подчинить мужчин/женщин, рождённых 12 октября високосных годов. Женский манипулятивный сценарий. Catalog Of Human Souls.
Price: $39.99 USD. Words: 15,360. Language: Russian. Published: January 10, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Psychology » General, Nonfiction » Biography » Celebrity biography
Человек, на которого транслируется его личный подавляющий режим, подчиняется манипулятору по одной причине: ему безумно приятно, хорошо, он счастлив. Заставить любого человека испытывать подобное не проблема, т.к. интересы любого homo s. не выходят за рамки его «программного обеспечения», частью которого является подавляющий режим. Этот режим нужно только знать и сыграть объекту манипуляций.
Книга 12. Как подчинить мужчин/женщин, рождённых 13 октября не високосных годов. Женский манипулятивный сценарий. Catalog Of Human Souls.
Price: $39.99 USD. Words: 15,360. Language: Russian. Published: January 10, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Psychology » General, Nonfiction » Biography » Business biography
Человек, на которого транслируется его личный подавляющий режим, подчиняется манипулятору по одной причине: ему безумно приятно, хорошо, он счастлив. Заставить любого человека испытывать подобное не проблема, т.к. интересы любого homo s. не выходят за рамки его «программного обеспечения», частью которого является подавляющий режим. Этот режим нужно только знать и сыграть объекту манипуляций.
1985, An Atlantic Crossing Memoir
Price: $2.22 USD. Words: 39,320. Language: English. Published: January 10, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Travel » Cruises
A pseudo autobiographical account of my Atlantic circumnavigation written in third person. It was where I found redemption and peace, coming to terms with the death of my father, injustices I endured, and anger and resentment which drove me to lose myself and make serious and costly life mistakes, and how I found redemption, forgiveness, and resolve to life by my conscience without regrets.
1978, Crossing America And Back:
Price: $2.22 USD. Words: 10,010. Language: English. Published: January 10, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues
Autobiographical account of my trip circumventing the United States in 1978 taken when I was 17, after losing my father, and trying to come to terms with his death.
Las desafiantes. Cuatro mujeres que avanzaron sobre la injusticia, la mediocridad y el prejuicio
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 37,240. Language: Spanish. Published: January 10, 2014 by LD Books - Lectorum. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Woman biographies, Nonfiction » Social Science » Women's studies
Este libro relata la vida de cuatro mujeres que avanzaron sobre la injusticia, la mediocridad y el prejuicio: Katherine Mansfield, Dolores Ibarruri, Anna Ajmatova y Margaret Mead.
La historia de Mencio
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 56,170. Language: Spanish. Published: January 10, 2014 by LD Books - Lectorum. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Philosopher biography, Nonfiction » Philosophy » Ancient philosophy
Mencio fue un gran pensador, estadista, pedagogo e intérprete más importante de las doctrinas de Confucio. Este libro ofrece una descripción real de su vida y expone su teoría acerca de que "los hombres nacen buenos", su defendida afirmación de que todos los gobernantes deben practicar una política de "benevolencia" y su tendencia a respetar, valorar y amar a las personas.
Al filo de la patria. Los heroes masacrados
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 68,420. Language: Spanish. Published: January 10, 2014 by LD Books - Lectorum. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Latin America / Mexico, Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography
Este es un acercamiento desgarrador y desafiante al forjamiento de la identidad nacional mexicana, que no escatima en dirigirle un gesto profundamente cuestionador a la historia oficial, a través de una prosa sin tapujos, que evade la negación y presenta a los héroes y antihéroes sin caretas ni tintes ni artificios.
Most Treasured Thankful Quotes
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 5,990. Language: English. Published: January 8, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Reference, Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » Philosophy & social aspects
A beautifully illustrated book, with 78 hand picked pictures and 123 famous quotes on Gratitude. Kindness, Marriage and many other subjects which you can use in a card to show your appreciation, toast a special occasion or just to read and reflect on feelings of gratitude and joy. The careful combination of pictures and quotes makes this book very unique and one of a kind! Uplifting & Inspiring.
The Ongoing Relevance of the Sixties and Seventies and Other Essays and Memoirs
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 8,930. Language: English. Published: January 8, 2014. Categories: Essay » Literature, Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Essays and memoirs on the sixties and seventies, rock music, writing, travel, science fiction, and other topics. Includes: "The Ongoing Relevance of the Sixties and Seventies", "A Tales of Two Jackets", "Reflections on The Who's Performance of Quadrophenia in San Diego, February 5th 2013", "Loneliness Versus Solitude", "Standing Up to Intimidation", "On Attending ConDor 2013, San Diego
On the Edge of Nowhere
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 57,320. Language: English. Published: January 7, 2014 by Epicenter Press. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Native Americans, Nonfiction » History » Native American
His father is a white trapper, his mother an Athabascan Indian who walks a thousand miles in winter to reunite with her family. Jimmy Huntington learns early how to survive on the land. He is only seven when his mother dies, and must care for his younger siblings. A courageous and inspiring man, Huntington hunts, fights bears, survives close calls and he becomes a championship sled-dog racer.
The Good Vibrations of Brian Wilson: The Unofficial Biography of Brian Wilson
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 12,190. Language: English. Published: January 7, 2014 by BookCaps. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Reference
Brian Wilson is one of the original Beach Boys members and is most well known for his genius in song writing. Brian, along with his two brothers Dennis and Carl, were teenagers in the late 1950’s and early 1960’s. They formed a band with their cousin Mike Love and high school friend Al Jardine, a band which would later take the nation by storm with their passionate surf songs and California dream
In Which Milne's Life Is Told: A Biography of Winnie the Pooh Author A.A. Milne
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 15,250. Language: English. Published: January 6, 2014 by BookCaps. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Literary biography
Few authors achieve fame in their lifetime and then have that fame compound and grow long after their death. Fewer still spend much of their lives harboring resentment for the work that made them famous. Such was the case for Alan Alexander Milne. Long before he wrote Winnie-the-Pooh, Milne had established a career as a humorist and playwright. When his son, Christopher Robin, was born, it led
Out of Whole Cloth: The Life of Bettye Kimbrell
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 70,790. Language: American English. Published: January 6, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Relationships and Family » Motherhood
Abandoned by her mother when 8 years old, married at 13, a mother at 14, Bettye Kimbrell’s steadfast goal was to create good lives for the five children she had with her charming but unfaithful husband. A natural storyteller, Kimbrell vividly relates how she overcame one obstacle after another to raise her family and to achieve unforeseen recognition as a quilter of the highest order.
Empower!
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 57,330. Language: English. Published: January 6, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir, Nonfiction » Inspiration » Personal inspiration
Inspiring stories of Breakthrough, Triumph and Discovery Empower is a unique, collaborative book project that features the individual stories of more than twenty dynamic women who stepped out of their comfort zones and moved toward their own divine purpose. If you have a dream in your heart but keep holding yourself back, this book will inspire you toward instant action.
Sirocco: A French Girl Comes of Age in War-Torn Algeria
Price: $4.95 USD. Words: 87,770. Language: English. Published: January 6, 2014 by Coffeetown Press. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » History » Africa
The Algerian War of Independence begins in 1954, forever changing the lives of the French colonials, including 10-year-old Nanna and her family. The conflict lasts for 8 years, but despite the constant threat of terrorist attacks, Nanna confronts the usual challenges of growing up--helping to raise her spirited siblings, struggling with math, and defying her harsh father by falling in love.