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The Kindest People: Heroes and Good Samaritans (Volume 6)
Series: The Kindest People: Heroes and Good Samaritans, Book 6. Price: Free! Words: 78,630. Language: English. Published: July 11, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Celebrity biography, Nonfiction » Inspiration » Personal inspiration
This book contains 250 stories about heroes and Good Samaritans.
Nero-bianco-nero. Un viaggio tra le montagne e la storia del Caucaso
Price: $7.40 USD. Words: 69,410. Language: Italian. Published: July 11, 2012 by Gabriele Capelli Editore. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » By region, Nonfiction » Biography » Adventurers & explorers
Il giornalista e guida alpina Mario Casella, accompagnato dall’alpinista russo Alexey Shustrov, ha attraversato con gli sci, da est a ovest, i mille e più chilometri della catena caucasica, crogiuolo di etnie e di pericolosa instabilità politica. Al racconto dell’avventura si alternano i ritratti di personaggi e situazioni sorprendenti, incrociati dall’autore nei suoi viaggi nella regione.
Finding Compassion in China: A Bicycle Journey into the Countryside
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 53,440. Language: English. Published: July 10, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues, Nonfiction » Biography » Adventurers & explorers
By the time Tim and Cindie entered China, they had been traveling the globe by bicycle for three years. Cindie was ready to explore China’s interior, but what she wasn’t prepared for was the intense isolation that comes with not speaking the language, the scheming tactics of the Chinese government and the unexpected outpouring of kindness from the locals.
How Obama Lost America
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 33,950. Language: English. Published: July 10, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Presidents & heads of state, Essay » Political
Barack Obama is the world's most popular politician -- except in his own country. There, he faces implacable foes, disappointed supporters and sagging approval ratings. What went wrong? In this smart and highly personal account, journalist Donald Morrison delves into Obama's background, personality and governing style -- with surprising results. Fans and foes alike will find much to enjoy.
A Nourishing Life
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 93,930. Language: English. Published: July 10, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Katharine (Kittu) Parker Riddle's captivating account of her extraordinary life journey to nourish the world. Raised in northern India, her ability to love humanity shines through as she traces her work to empower women through nutrition education in Asia, Africa, and Latin America, as well as the U.S., despite the emotional dramas of her physical health.
Savage Impact
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 17,100. Language: English. Published: July 10, 2012 by Bookpal Australia. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Biographical anthologies
In April 2007 Garry Parsons had a brain haemorrhage. He faced death and if he was to survive, his family was told it was likely he would live life as an invalid. The medical team in the emergency room saved his life but he sustained neurological damage. Not one to be deterred, his unwillingness to accept this condition is the inspirational story of Savage Impact. His rehabilitation took several
We Could Possibly Comment - Ian Richardson Remembered
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 52,870. Language: English. Published: July 10, 2012 by Author Way Limited. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Celebrity biography, Nonfiction » Biography » Biographical anthologies
Looking at the life and work of a truly unique performer, 'We Could Possibly Comment' gives an insight into Ian Richardson through tributes from more than fifty actors, directors, producers, writers, admirers and others. It includes the author's personal recollections of a dear friend, and extracts from a lengthy interview conducted during a memorable visit to the actor's home.
Life Rolls On; The journey from an AB to a BA
Price: $4.60 USD. Words: 29,160. Language: English. Published: July 10, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
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A biography about a person who suffered severe spinal injury and over came adversity by outdoor activitys, sports coaching and gaining a degree
Unstoppable Woman
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 97,560. Language: English. Published: July 9, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Sports biography
The almost forgotten story of Mavis Hutchison, first woman to run across America -- at age 53. A mousy housewife 'with no guts and no backbone' until she began running at the late age of 37, she became a national icon as she set records over distances women had never attempted -- and she still runs competitively at 87: "You're only old when you stop growing." She intends to finish life running.
The Simple Guide To One Direction
Series: The Simple Guide To. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 8,150. Language: English. Published: July 7, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Celebrity biography, Nonfiction » Music » Pop Vocal
What do you need to do if you want to impress Liam, Niall, Zayn, Harry or Louis? Who kisses on the first date? This isn’t just a book about facts we take a look at how the band was formed and look into the background of the boys. A must read for any One Direction fan. Over 300 facts for you to learn about this amazing British/Irish boy band
Diary of a Would-be Translator
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,810. Language: English. Published: July 7, 2012 by Fario. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
"Was briefly tempted to write today but then remembered that it was Sunday and that the last thing I wanted to be was a Sunday scribbler."
Guru Dutt and Sahib Bibi aur Ghulam
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 19,440. Language: English. Published: July 6, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Artists, architects, & photographers
Vasanth Kumar Shivashankar Padukone, popularly known as Guru Dutt, was an Indian film director, producer and actor.
I Survived
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 70,140. Language: English. Published: July 6, 2012 by Bookpal Australia. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Get on board for a nail-biting ride. While you were sleeping in the 70s and 80s, when few men of integrity stood tall in Australia’s criminal justice system, John Wayne Ryan – a real life “Lethal Weapon” with a hatred of crime and corruption – was driven to take risks few would ever contemplate in a lifetime. This is the first in a series of books by John W Ryan which will become essential readi
Notes from the Stage Manager's Box
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 30,100. Language: English. Published: July 5, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir, Nonfiction » Entertainment » Entertainment industry
This is an account of the author’s time with the National Westminster Bank Theatre Club. There are tales of production disasters, memorable performances and the funny side of staging a show from the auditions to first night nerves and mishaps. The book concentrates mainly on the eccentrics and the things that can and usually do go wrong on stage seen from the viewpoint of a Stage Manager.
Tales of The Mother Load
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 17,320. Language: Canadian English. Published: July 4, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Relationships and Family » Motherhood, Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Welcome to motherhood; the most blessed, hilarious, frustrating, daunting and rewarding of adventures. Author Lori-Anne Poirier shares some of her most cherished anecdotes and prized epiphanies as a mom. It’s a book about laughter, forgiveness, sacrifice, living deliberately and just getting through the day. It’s life, it’s love. It’s Tales of The Mother Load.
Nice Guy's^People^Finish Last
Price: $1.29 USD. Words: 10,530. Language: English. Published: July 4, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Self-improvement » Motivation and inspiration
This is a auto biography and a self help book all in one. The life story of a really nice guy who seems to finish last when it comes to love, and releationships. As the road of life has been tough, he has learned to deal with adversity, and come back stronger then before.
Kill Machine
You set the price! Words: 1,530. Language: English. Published: July 4, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Poetry from all over the life span of one human machine as he kills day after day and doesn't really live life at all.
Five Strands of Hope
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 93,590. Language: English. Published: July 4, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
FIVE STRANDS OF HOPE is about my journey from infertility, a horrendous triplet pregnancy to the birth of healthy triplets. Along the way, we faced varicocele surgery, miscarriages, failed IUIs, IVF, a quadruplet pregnancy that naturally reduced to triplets, preterm labor, incompetent cervix, gestational diabetes and pre-eclampsia that occurred after the delivery.
Adventure Travel - 16 stories from a world traveller hoping to provide little inspiration for your next travel adventure
Price: Free! Words: 36,030. Language: English. Published: July 4, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Adventurers & explorers, Nonfiction » Travel » Specialties & interests
When Ian Usher put his "life" up for sale on eBay in 2008, he had no idea where life's adventure was going to take him next. Asked many times in interviews, "What will you do once you have sold your life?", his usual glib response was, "Anything I like, really!" This book details a few of the amazing and unusual experiences found during two years of travel and adventure after the eBay auction.
Sit Down! Listen To This!
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 123,700. Language: English. Published: July 4, 2012 by Empire Publications enquiries@empire-uk.com. Categories: Nonfiction » Music » Blues, Nonfiction » Biography » Other biographies
Roger Eagle was a towering figure in British popular music. Uniquely his influence straddled the cultural divide separating Manchester and Liverpool.