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The Making of a Scientist: A Memoir
Price: Free! Words: 104,140. Language: English. Published: May 6, 2014 by Robert W. Fuller. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Science and Nature » History of Science
The Making of a Scientist is Calvin Fuller’s story of his youth, education, and scientific career in the greatest research laboratory of the postwar era.
To Live On Anyway… A Memoir
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 64,360. Language: English. Published: May 6, 2014 by AuthorMike Ink. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Woman biographies, Nonfiction » Relationships and Family » Family relationships
To Live on Anyway documents one mother's struggle after losing her child in the catastrophic 2004 Tsunami.
Minding Her Manners: The Life and Times of Emily Post
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 17,370. Language: English. Published: May 5, 2014 by BookCaps. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Woman biographies
While her name is synonymous with etiquette, that part of Emily Post’s story did not begin until much later in her life – 50 years old to be exact. For the rest of her nearly 88 years, Emily lived a dynamic and colorful life, providing us with a legacy of little known stories of love, loss, humor, and the simple ways to make our lives, and those around us, a little better. This short book tells
The Secret Life of Captain X: My Life with a Psychopath Pilot
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 86,100. Language: English. Published: May 5, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
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Marriage to an airline pilot seemed a dream come true. She ignored the red flags, abuse, continually hearing “You’re so lucky to be married to him!” Never empathic, putting them in serious debt, he promised to fix things. Instead he divorced her. When she uncovered his prostitution habit, he left her, taking their child. The horror finally ended when she realized he was a socialized psychopath.
The Poet Who Watched The Whole Parade
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 39,400. Language: American English. Published: May 5, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
The Poet Who Watched the Whole Parade, the personal memoirs of Jay Floyd, digs deep into his childhood with chapters of spiritual reflection between each shared memory. The author dissects the people and moments that crafted his psyche within its pages (39,466 words). This book explodes with laughs and tears, family, friends, pimps and the occasional psychological diagnosis.
Jeffrey Dahmer, Serial Killer: A Short Biography and Psychological Analysis
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 8,040. Language: English. Published: May 5, 2014 by KAW Publishing. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Criminals & outlaws, Nonfiction » True Crime » Murder
Best known as a cannibalistic serial killer, Jeffrey Dahmer kept remnants of dead bodies in his refrigerator & in cooking pots in his closet. He tried to turn some victims into “zombies” or sex slaves by injecting hydrochloric acid in their brains. How could a handsome and intelligent man become such a monster? This 6000-word book is perfect for reading on your tablet or other electronic device.
Dido Elizabeth Belle: A Biography
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 16,770. Language: English. Published: May 4, 2014 by BookCaps. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Woman biographies
Dido Elizabeth Belle was born in 1761. It would be nearly 100 years before slavery was abolished. The date would be of little importance if not for one important factor: Belle's father was white, but her mother was African. It was an unthinkable act for the time, and Belle's life was destined for only bad things. But remarkably bad things did not happen. Belle was sent to live with her
The Common Man - God, Home, Country
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 83,140. Language: English. Published: May 4, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir, Nonfiction » Philosophy » Political
Growing up in the 1950s, The American Dream was very much alive. Anything was possible. Trusting was easy, so was taking risk. Oh, how things have changed. What happened? More than a personal memoir recounting life’s struggles and triumphs, THE COMMON MAN is a fascinating insight into today's world. Someone has said, “This is the stuff martyrs are made of.” Are you ready for the truth?
鍼灸界の異端者
Price: $5.00 USD. Words: 1,530. Language: Japanese. Published: May 4, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir, Essay » Author profile
本来6ヶ月ほど弓道のため来日したが、今34年滞在し、30年鍼灸師として働いている。この本では「どうしてか」とよく聞かれる質問に答えているつもりです。 同時にほぼ30年間翻訳のしごともしている。その組み合わせに基づいて日本の良さ、取り分け鍼灸分野で、をもっと世界に披露すべきと思っています。
Quick Guide: Three Cups of Tea
Series: Quick Guides to Novels and Plays, Book 30 · Study Guides: English Literature, Book 234 · A Quick Guide. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 9,860. Language: English. Published: May 4, 2014 by Raja Sharma. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Study guides, Nonfiction » Biography » Adventurers & explorers
The book describes one man's efforts in trouble-torn Pakistan and Afghanistan. It describes how he changed from a mountaineer and became a social worker. He started building schools for children in Pakistan and Afghanistan.
How have i cheated Death? A Short adn Merry Life with Cystic Fibrosis
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 87,270. Language: English. Published: May 2, 2014 by Austin Macauley. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Cystic fibrosis (CF) is one of the UK's most common life-threatening diseases, affecting over 10,000 people. Each week, five babies are born with the condition; however, each week, three young lives are also lost to it. Currently, there's no cure.
Life with Big Green: A Memoir
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 49,360. Language: English. Published: May 1, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Why is the environmental movement so ineffective? Here is an insider’s poignant look at his life with one of the biggest environmental organizations in the U.S. After a 30-year relationship with the National Wildlife Federation, including 13 years on its staff, the author learned why environmental groups will never save the earth, however noble their intent.
The Long Drive Goodbye
Price: Free! Words: 1,000. Language: English. Published: May 1, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Relationships and Family » Divorce, Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
The Long Drive Goodbye is a short story about what happens in the hours after a marriage falls apart. It follows a sixteen-hour drive between the couple and the feelings the wife is having. We get insight into what lead up to the breakup and how it caused her life to flip completely upside-down.
My Journey
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 98,670. Language: English. Published: May 1, 2014 by Gypsy Shadow Publishing, LLC. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Adventurers & explorers, Nonfiction » Travel » Trip Journals
Born by the side of the road, Jim Woods went on to be a writer and an adventurous big game hunter.
Disney’s Nine Old Men: A History of the Animators Who Defined Disney Animation
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 17,650. Language: English. Published: May 1, 2014 by BookCaps. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Artists, architects, & photographers
Today the Walt Disney Company is a huge media conglomerate with a whole range of interests, taking in music labels, cable and network TV, publishing, merchandising and a chain of theme parks in multiple countries. However it remains best known for its animated films. Starting in 1927, but mostly between 1933 and the beginning of 1935, Disney hired nine young men to work as animation artists. The
An Extraordinary Life
Price: $3.95 USD. Words: 29,570. Language: English. Published: May 1, 2014 by Proglen. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir, Nonfiction » Biography » Business biography
A betting man visiting Cardiff in Wales and meeting a baby Brian Twinney in 1936 would have given very long odds on him making it into his teens, let alone being 78 years old and living with his family in the north of Thailand. For this is a survival story, just as much as tales of shipwrecks or walks across Antarctica.
What's So Great About King Tut? A Biography of Tutankhamun Just for Kids!
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 8,610. Language: English. Published: April 30, 2014 by BookCaps. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Royalty biography
Born as “Tutankhaten, King Tut is remembered for many reasons. During his reign as Pharaoh he made the difficult decision to publically disagree with his father and to undo many of the changes that Amenhotep IV had made during his rule (including making Amarna the capital city). Tutankhaten would also try to reestablish the friendships with surrounding nations that his father had ignored and to s
Donald Sterling, Racist Team Owner: 100 Questions & Answers about the Scandal
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 7,710. Language: English. Published: April 30, 2014 by KAW Publishing. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Sports biography, Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Basketball
L.A. Clippers basketball team owner & billionaire Donald Sterling is involved in a scandal related to a conversation his mistress taped. On that tape, he reveals himself to be a racist. This book pulls together information from diverse sources to answer frequently asked questions about the case, such as: “Who is Donald Sterling?” “Who is his wife?” “Who is his girlfriend?" and "What happens next?"
The Firehouse Journals
Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 119,820. Language: English. Published: April 30, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
Midnight Express meets Gilligan's Island when a disbarred lawyer serves his sentence inside a fire station staffed with prison inmates.
Dogs Ruin Everything
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 2,770. Language: English. Published: April 30, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Screenplays » Comedy
First you invite a dog into your home; then they start eating inside too. Next thing you know they're on the furniture... DOGS RUIN EVERYTHING! I have had many experiences as a dog who knows the finer things of life. Especially what not to roll in. This book is somewhat of a memoir, peppered with an illustrious amount of advice and common sense theories.