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John Lennon: Music, Myth and Madness
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 30,990. Language: English. Published: October 2, 2012 by Five Rivers Publishing info@5rivers.org. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Celebrity biography
Arguably the most famous musician of all time, John Lennon was enormously successful when it came to selling records and filling concert halls, but a failure in certain aspects of his private life.
Marjorie Klemp: Her Spiritual Journey Through Service
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 27,210. Language: English. Published: October 2, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Religious biography, Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Eckankar
Marjorie Klemp is petite, standing only five foot one in height. She could be anybody’s grandmother, but she is a spiritual giant and an adventurer at heart. Learn about Marjorie’s past lives and amazing journeys. Stitching these experiences together is what Marjorie calls the Golden Thread, the spiritual flow that acts through persons and events to bring greater love and freedom into the world.
The Life and Times of Nathaniel Hawthorne
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 5,160. Language: English. Published: October 2, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Artists, architects, & photographers
Nathaniel Hawthorne is considered one of the greatest American authors of all time; you know his work, but what about his life? Find out about the life and times of Nathaniel Hawthorne in this short work.
The Life and Times of Kate Chopin
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 5,190. Language: English. Published: October 2, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Artists, architects, & photographers
Kate Chopin considered one of the forerunners of feminist authors; but little has been wrote about her life. This book looks briefly at the life and times of Chopin.
The Life and Times of James Joyce
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 5,260. Language: English. Published: October 2, 2012 by BookCaps. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Editors, journalists, & publishers
James Joyce's life was just as complicated as his books; find out more about the man in this short biography about the life and times of James Joyce.
From Fear To Love: My Journey Beyond Christianity
Series: Biography & Memoir ยท Harry Willson Humanist Philosophy, Book 3. Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 75,700. Language: English. Published: October 1, 2012 by Amador Publishers. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Atheism/Agnosticism
WINNER! Philosophy Book, 2013 NM-AZ Book Awards! The "philosophical memoir" of Harry Willson, former clergyman and committed writer-teacher-activist. Those who come for the first time to Harry's work will discover an informed, irreverent voice of reason in a world gone mad on dogma, hype, guilt trips and power trips. Above all, Harry's commitment to personal and mutual liberation shines through.
The Life and Times of Herman Melville
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 5,200. Language: English. Published: October 1, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Editors, journalists, & publishers
Melville's Moby-Dick is considered one of the greatest novels ever wrote--what inspired the man who wrote it? Find out in this short biography about Herman Melville.
The Blood Cried Out
Price: Free! Words: 31,730. Language: English. Published: October 1, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Religious biography, Nonfiction » Biography » Criminals & outlaws
A poignant, true story filled with raw emotion and suspense. This story details the events that took place in and out of the hospital after my only son was brutally stabbed due to Gang Violence. Journey with a family to hell and back and read of the miracle that God performed. With medical records, crime scene photos and newspaper articles included. Written by Deborah Stewart.
Una Vida en Perspectiva
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 21,830. Language: Spanish. Published: October 1, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
De origen Judío, aun adolescente de 16 años, escapó de Alemania Nazi para Sudamérica, pobre e ignorando la lengua local. Disfrutando una feliz vida familiar hasta interrumpida por un cáncer sufrido de integrantes de su familia además de él propio. Analizando su larga vida llena de incidencias trágicas y hilarantes, juzga “Si, valía la pena!”, al llegar a la longevidad contento y satisfecho.
A Biography of John the Baptist: The Voice of One Crying in the Wilderness (Servants of God in the Bible)
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 6,110. Language: English. Published: October 1, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Religious biography, Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Biblical Biography / New Testament
King explores some of the major events in John the Baptist's life and mission, taking a look at his birth, ministry and death. He also examines the different accounts describing his baptism of Jesus. In addition, he will clear up any confusion about John's relevance to Elijah and what all of that means. John's overall personality will also be discussed. King is an ordained minister.
A Biography of Saint John the Apostle: The Disciple Jesus Loved (Servants of God in the Bible)
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 5,490. Language: English. Published: October 1, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Religious biography, Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Biblical Biography / New Testament
King explores some of the major events in John's life and takes a look at his walk with Jesus. The book also focuses on getting to know John and understanding his personality as well as contemplating his recognition as the disciple Jesus loved. It will discuss John's designation as one of the sons of thunder and his later transformation by the Holy Spirit.
Subterranean Emerald City Blues
You set the price! Words: 6,730. Language: English. Published: October 1, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir, Nonfiction » Social Science » Sex trade
(5.00 from 1 review)
A short memoir from the authors life as a homeless teenager in Seattle during the late 1980's through early 1990's and the sad tale of encountering young prostitutes on the streets.
Boxer Hobo
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 40,390. Language: English. Published: October 1, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Sports biography, Nonfiction » True Crime » General crimes
(5.00 from 1 review)
When a homeless alcoholic boxer wakes up in a Tasmanian Neuro-Trauma ward with a fractured skull, doctors inform him he won't be able to box or drink alcohol ever again. That's not an option for this thirsty pugilist, after all, he took up boxing to keep off the grog. In his determination to get well and fight again, Johnny Noctor, The Hobo, regularly runs to the top of Mt Wellington.
Walking and Wondering: Living Under the Sign of the Cross in the Shadow of the Swastika
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 86,630. Language: English. Published: September 30, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » History » European
(5.00 from 7 reviews)
One man's quest to be reunited with his family during years of persecution, exile and jailings.
Harry Houdin: "The Great Polynational Mimic"
Price: Free! Words: 4,800. Language: English. Published: September 30, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Other biographies, Nonfiction » History » Modern / 19th Century
Introducing Harry Houdin—one of the most versatile performers you've never heard of. Born decades before the great Harry Houdini, he toured Australia and New Zealand between 1860 and 1863 with a one-man act featuring drawing-room magic and international impersonations done to song and dance. Students of magic history will enjoy this first formal work of research on the "polynational" entertainer.
Tomorrow's Road Home
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 29,690. Language: American English. Published: September 30, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
(5.00 from 3 reviews)
In 1989, Mel Carney set out to write a different kind of Christmas letter, and he dipped into his memories of growing up on an Iowa farm in the 40s and 50s. Over the years, his stories traveled from the farm to Viet Nam to the aftermath of 9/11 and became a way to connect the next generation with a childhood where hard work, faith and close family bonds created a backbone that supports him today.
Heiress Strangled in Molten Chocolate at Nazi Sex Orgy! – A Memoir
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 69,640. Language: English. Published: September 30, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir, Nonfiction » Biography » Editors, journalists, & publishers
“Portnoy’s Complaint” meets “The Front Page.” A naïve kid with oppressive Jewish parents gets into journalism for all the wrong reasons, finds himself in over his head on a big city daily, but manages a modest success anyway. It’s a true story populated with swashbuckling 1960s newspaper types, parents with nutty hang-ups, a few celebrities, and an occasional scoundrel.
Fra Aalborg Til Hollywood
Price: $26.00 USD. Words: 73,060. Language: Danish. Published: September 29, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Celebrity biography
Lisa Aybike Kir brændte sig fast på danskernes nethinde, da hun delte sit liv med seerne i TV3's Danske Hollywoodfruer. Kom med bag facaden på en ægte, dansk Hollywoodfrues rejse mod stjernerne. Fra Aalborg til Hollywood er en barsk og ærlig beretning om en ung piges jagt på berømmelse, kærlighed og selvtillid. Ekstra bonus: Insider-tips til dig, der gerne vil slå igennem i Hollywood!
American Presidents - Incredible Facts
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 980. Language: English. Published: September 29, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Children's Books » Biography, Nonfiction » Biography » Presidents & heads of state
Incredible facts and pictures of all the American Presidents, from George Washington to Barack Obama. This book will tell you all about the presidents. Great images and fun facts about each president ensure that this book is an entertaining and enlightening addition to any library. Entertaining, up-to-the minute, and easy-to-use.
Boat Girl: A Memoir of Youth, Love, & Fiberglass
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 94,660. Language: English. Published: September 29, 2012 by Beating Windward Press. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir, Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Sailing
“Boat Girl” is the heart-breaking memoir of what it’s like to grow up aboard a sailboat. Melanie paints a vivid picture of the trials and tribulations of family life aboard a sailboat without drowning the reader in the technical details of sailing. “Boat Girl” strikes a perfect balance between a coming of age story and a sea tale, enjoyable for boaters and land-lovers alike.