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Against the Grain: A Historian's Journey by Jerold S. Auerbach
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 109,850. Language: English. Published: March 21, 2014 by Quid Pro Books. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » History » Jewish
AGAINST THE GRAIN is a collection of challenging and insightful essays from a reflective American historian. Jerold Auerbach, Professor Emeritus at Wellesley (where he taught 40 years), writes in the Foreword how his academic career and his time in Israel "each in its own distinctive way converged to liberate me from my past as a non-Jewish Jew." The historian reflects back on this dilemma.
Tapestry of Grace by Leah Nisbet
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 28,490. Language: English. Published: March 21, 2014 by DAYSPRINGS PUBLISHING. Categories: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Christian Life / Personal Growth, Nonfiction » Biography » Religious biography
Tapestry of Grace is an honest account of how a life that started with so much promise in a Christian home can end up on the rocks of abuse and self-destruction. Leah's story is a vivid account of a young woman’s struggles to find meaning and solace in life, leading her to make so many wrong choices. Thankfully, like the prodigal son, she found the courage to return, to her home and to her God.
The Manson Family “Then and Now” by David Pietras
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 19,750. Language: English. Published: March 21, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » True Crime » Murder, Nonfiction » Biography » Criminals & outlaws
Charles Manson and other members of his so-called family were convicted of killing actress Sharon Tate and six other people during a bloody rampage in the Los Angeles area during two August nights in 1969. Since that night “Charles Manson” has become a household name. Over 40 years later we will revisit the gruesome crime scene and the carnage of that deadly night.
Screefing: A Tree Planter's Reflection by Rodger Wilkie
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 20,090. Language: English. Published: March 21, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Poetry » Canadian Poetry, Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
'Screefing' tells of a group of tree-planters working on the clear-cuts of the northern forest, tracing their development as they become increasingly removed from the urban society in which they have lived. The book is both a narrative and a meditation on individual work, relationships, spirituality, and the human interaction with a rough, fragile, and profoundly ancient landscape.
Still Seeking Justice: One Officer's Story by Joel E. Gordon
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 28,680. Language: English. Published: March 21, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Law enforcement
The real life story of former Baltimore City and Crofton, Maryland Police Officer and Kingwood, West Virginia Chief of Police Joel E. Gordon. From his childhood prayers to his teenage observations of police operations, through an entire law enforcement career filled with both triumphs and injustices. Experience a riveting first hand account of police experiences and affirmative action mandates.
Amazing Women In History: Inspiring Stories Of 20 Women The History Books Left Out by KeriLynn Engel
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 17,940. Language: American English. Published: March 21, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Woman biographies, Nonfiction » History » Biography
Read the stories of 20 amazing women in history, including pirate queen Sayyida al-Hurra, cross-dressing Civil War soldier Cathay Williams, bohemian artist Suzanne Valadon, and poet nun Sor Juana Inés de la Cruz.
Fire Men: Stories from Three Generations of a Firefighting Family by Gary Ryman
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 81,540. Language: English. Published: March 20, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir, Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
A family memoir of three generations of firefighters - grandfather, father and son.
Vietnam My Great Escape by Tina Bui
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 41,260. Language: English. Published: March 19, 2014 by Bookpal Australia. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
My name is Tina Bui, I was born and raised in Vietnam. I came to Australia more than 38 years ago after escaping three days before the fall of Saigon, which ended the Vietnam War. To be born and raised in the war torn country of Vietnam, life was not an easy one.
Success Can Kill You: One man’s story of success, failure and forgiveness by Rodney Jetton
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 79,730. Language: English. Published: March 18, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Political biography, Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Christianity / Pentecostal & Charismatic
Rodney Jetton became the second youngest House Speaker in Missouri state history only four years after being elected to the state legislature. He was a powerful force in the Republican Party and on the fast track to becoming Governor of Missouri, when his personal life exploded as he went through a very public and humiliating fall.
NHL Nicknames by Manny Aujla
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 6,510. Language: English. Published: March 17, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Hockey, Nonfiction » Biography » Sports biography
Who is Twigy? Gargamel? Goose? Edge? Bugsy? Flanders? Wizard? Mimi? The answers are inside this book that features Twitter handles and game-used nicknames of over 200 current NHL hockey players. It's the perfect gift for young NHL hockey fans!
Lorde: Your Heroine by Marc Shapiro
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 39,980. Language: English. Published: March 17, 2014 by Riverdale Avenue Books. Categories: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Celebrity culture, Nonfiction » Biography » Celebrity biography
Lorde is the voice of her generation, a head-strong, determined young woman who knows what she wants and has known how she was going to get it form an early age. She's won two Grammys for her song 'Royals,' has captivated audiences all over the world. But guess what? She still lives at home, she still does the dishes and she still goes to school. Quite an accomplishment for a 17 yr old.
What's So Great About Mozart? A Biography of Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart Just for Kids! by Sam Rogers
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 10,730. Language: English. Published: March 17, 2014 by BookCaps. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Reference
His name is one of the most recognizable in the history of classical music. He learned much from the musicians that came before him, and he inspired generations of musicians after him. His work with the piano and strings was revolutionary at the time, and it continues to stun and amaze people today. You could listen to hours of his music, and still only scrape the tip of the iceberg. His name w
Deception by Deb Myers
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 53,390. Language: English. Published: March 17, 2014 by Aneko Press. Categories: Nonfiction » Relationships and Family » Abuse / general, Nonfiction » Biography » Religious biography
Deception takes us on a deaf girl's emotional journey. In this powerful theatre-of-the-mind memoir, Deb Myers examines the devastating consequences of the sexual abuse that followed her life. At sixteen, after a break up with her boyfriend, she reached out to a much older married teacher for emotional support. Their friendship crossed the line.
Amazing Faith by Tricia Craib
Price: $2.50 USD. Words: 27,640. Language: English. Published: March 17, 2014 by Mereo Books. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Religious biography
Told from the perspective of each individual, each story will give you the opportunity to experience their sadness and difficulties as they strive to survive in their own culture. Against enormous odds all achieved greatness in the work they are doing to the glory of God. You will cry with them through their struggles and laugh with them as you see God working through them in remarkable ways.
Should I Forgive? by Nyasha Gapa
Price: $2.85 USD. Words: 64,580. Language: English. Published: March 17, 2014 by Mereo Books. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
The courageous few Zimbabweans who dared to stand up to President Robert Mugabe and his Zanu PF party in the election campaigns of 2008 were persecuted, assaulted and in many cases brutally murdered. Should I Forgive? is based on the experiences of a young wife and mother, Nyasha Gapa, who was raped and beaten for daring to campaign for Morgan Tsvangirai’s opposition party MDC
The Cockney Commando by Anthony Collins
Price: $2.85 USD. Words: 60,350. Language: English. Published: March 17, 2014 by Mereo Books. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Motherless and sent to an orphanage by his out-of-work father, Tony Collins found the odds were stacked against him as he started life in the rough East End of London. But by joining the Royal Marines, Tony escaped into a new world, fraught with danger and tragedy, but also with the chance for love, friendship and success. A story of triumph in adversity and of challenges overcome.
Not a Complete Shambles by Nikki Rollinson
Price: $2.85 USD. Words: 75,580. Language: English. Published: March 17, 2014 by Mereo Books. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Religious biography
Nikki Rollinson's life has often seemed to her, and possibly to others, to be a 'complete shambles', following a series of traumatic events which included years of domination and abuse by an evil cult leader and illness and loss, leading to a major breakdown. But through it all she has clung to the certainty that God has a purpose for her in life.
Dont Let Me Cry by Tina Jenkinson
Price: $2.85 USD. Words: 31,540. Language: English. Published: March 17, 2014 by Mereo Books. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
At Christmas 2009, Tina Jenkinson’s mother lost her fight with Multiple Sclerosis. Just a couple of months later came the first hint that Tina was facing her own deadly illness – breast cancer. Don’t Let Me Cry is her account of the agonising days, weeks and months that followed and how she finally managed to come through them with a positive prognosis.
Travels on the Breadline by Fran Adams
Price: $2.85 USD. Words: 74,750. Language: English. Published: March 17, 2014 by Mereo Books. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
They found themselves having to deal with torrential rain and furious gales, frequent punctures and mechanical hitches and encounters with eccentrics from both sides of the English Channel, but in the end their tight budget did not stop them having the holiday of a lifetime and collecting some never-to-be-forgotten memories. Travels on the Breadline is Fran’s memoir of happy holidays.
An Iranian at Home and Abroad by Cyrus Kamrani
Price: $2.85 USD. Words: 127,690. Language: English. Published: March 17, 2014 by Mereo Books. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Imagine visiting a tourist town for a break and being picked up by the police because you are not a local, then finding yourself with a rope around your neck in a public execution? Iran comes under close scrutiny as the author tries to come to terms with life where freedom of speech, movement and to wear the clothing of one's choice does not exist.