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Gurudev
Price: $1.00 USD. Words: 3,260. Language: British English. Published: September 4, 2013 by Sri Sathya Sai Sadhana Trust, Publications Division. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Self-realization
Prof. N. Kasturi describes how Bhagawan Sri Sathya Sai Baba, the Lord Incarnate, captured his heart and soul and guided him ever onward on his spiritual journey, towards the Lotus Feet of the Divine.
Kartosoewirjo, An Impossible Dream
Series: Historical Indonesian Figures, Book 10. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 27,950. Language: English. Published: September 4, 2013 by Tempo Publishing. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography
FIFTY years after his death, Sekarmadji Maridjan Kartosoewirjo continues to inspire groups who dream of an ‘Islamic State’ in this country—both by peaceful and violent means. Ironically, the Kartosoewirjo family was classified as gentry, feudal and not a strict follower of Islam. His youth was not spent in religious education but in colonial Dutch schools.
Musso and the Madiun Movement
Series: Historical Indonesian Figures, Book 9. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 24,400. Language: English. Published: September 3, 2013 by Tempo Publishing. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography
Many know him as an Indonesian Communist Party leader during the rebellions of 1926 and 1948, the first of which was against the Netherlands Indies colonial government, while the second, in Madiun, East Java, was against the newly established Indonesian government. His name was Musso, a son of Kediri known for his religious diligence as a child.
The Long Road to Freedom - A Survivor's Story
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 29,960. Language: English. Published: September 3, 2013 by Dream Write Publishing. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
The author intended initially to present a brief summary of events in his personal life. However, as he wrote he realized he could not ignore major national and international events which had an impact on his country, his family, and his life. WWII, and the imposition and affects of Communism on the population of Eastern and Central Europe, figures prominently into this captivating memoir.
As I See It: From a Blind Man's Perspective
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 28,520. Language: English. Published: September 3, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
In this book, Robert Branco, who has been blind from birth, discusses numerous issues pertaining to blindness, including legislation, discrimination, employment, myths about blindness, and adaptive technology. This second edition includes two dozen new essays on website accessibility, relationships, Beep Baseball, personal care issues, and much more.
Amidst the Shadows of Trees: A Holocaust Child’s Survival in the Partisans
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 52,750. Language: English. Published: September 3, 2013 by Gihon River Press. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Holocaust, Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Miriam M. Brysk’s memory is remarkably sharp, distinguishing this memoir from many others. At 7, she and her parents escaped the Lida ghetto to join Jewish partisans in the Lipiczany Forest. Hunted by German soldiers, she experienced childhood terror that lingers with her. Her father, a surgeon, saved hundreds of lives and helped build and supervise a partisan hospital in the swamps of the forest.
Sutan Sjahrir, Little Brother’s Lasting Legacy
Series: Historical Indonesian Figures, Book 8. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 33,970. Language: English. Published: September 2, 2013 by Tempo Publishing. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography
Sutan Sjahrir was one of the seven Fathers of Indonesian Revolution. He urged Sukarno and Hatta to declare Indonesian independence although he himself was not present on the big day. He chose an elegant way to drive the Dutch out of Indonesia, a way which was opposed by the other Fathers of Indonesian Revolution. His anti-fascist, anti-military ideology was criticized.....
Confessions of a Fast Food Worker (Part 1)
Price: $2.11 USD. Words: 30,930. Language: English. Published: September 2, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Confessions of a Fast-Food Worker (Part 1) is George Dwight's debut tell-all on his five-year career with a fast-food chain he refers to as "Ronny's." The nineteen non-fiction short stories that make up Part 1 illustrate the writer's "tricks of the trade" working in the industry—tricks he used to get even with customers, coworkers, and even the "Ronny's" corporation.
A Servant
Price: Free! Words: 68,270. Language: English. Published: September 2, 2013 by Scott Ehm. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Religious biography, Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Christian Life / Personal Growth
A Servant: Nothing More, Nothing Less, and Nothing Else is about the dramatic change in Reverend Art Ehm’s life that took place when he left all behind to fully serve the Lord. To follow his example, to walk in his footsteps as he followed Jesus, will take us on an equally exciting, interesting and challenging journey into new horizons in our own lives.
Letters From Paris
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 25,980. Language: English. Published: September 2, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » History » Family history
This is a short personal history in the form of letters written by my mother while we lived in France for a year and a half in 1959 and '60. As the editor, I've added a few comments and clarifications, but for the most part, the letters tell, all by themselves, an interesting narrative of a young woman, wife, and mother struggling to raise a family of three young children in an unfamiliar setting.
If Only I Knew: Walking Toward Christian Maturity
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 19,670. Language: British English. Published: September 2, 2013 by Gilead Books Publishing. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Religious biography, Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Christian Life / Personal Growth
As a young man in the Christian faith Peter had many questions but was unable to find people with any answers. As he walked with God and grew in faith he realised that the knowledge this journey gave him, in later life, would have been really useful to him when he was younger. With this insight he might have matured earlier!
The Man Within
Price: Free! Words: 59,380. Language: English. Published: September 2, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Religious biography
THE MAN WITHIN is the historic autobiography of a knuckle-head growing up in the 50’s and 60’s. The story starts with a devastating disease, moves into the foolishness of my teenage years, and the immaturity of being a young adult. God has opened his eyes to the illusions of what we call “church” and has uncovered to him a truth regarding the transparency of the rites and rituals of today.
Njoto and The G30S Tragedy
Series: Historical Indonesian Figures, Book 7. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 19,700. Language: English. Published: September 2, 2013 by Tempo Publishing. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography
APART from New Order books that incriminate all Indonesian Communist Party (PKI) members in the September 30 Movement (G30S) of 1965, most historians have found no involvement of Njoto in this revolutionary action. Sidelined for being too close to President Sukarno, senior PKI politician Njoto is the other side of the history of the G30S.
In Your Wildest ...
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 56,160. Language: English. Published: September 2, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Christian Ministry / Missions
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In Your Wildest ... is a chronicle of ten crazy years in the life of the author: the dramatic transition from rock 'n roll musician to missionary/pastor and his adventures on the road as a Christian gypsy during most of that time. From rock festivals to Russian battleships to Turkish jail cells and shark-infested waters, you're going to enjoy this ride!
Free Spirit - Born to Wander
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 59,000. Language: English. Published: September 1, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
A collection of short essays - perfect for bedtime reading. Follow author/humorist Joei Carlton Hossack on her journey through life.
Strange Times; Wacky Anecdotes
Price: Free! Words: 21,310. Language: English. Published: September 1, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Biographical anthologies, Nonfiction » Relationships and Family » Alternative family
Over the past year I made a series of posts on my blog to relate incidents from my life so far. Encouraged by the interest that they aroused, I decided to compile them into a free ebook to reach even more readers and this, then, is the result of my efforts.
Rowing Against the Tide - A career in sport and politics
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 58,670. Language: English. Published: August 31, 2013 by Bretwalda Books. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Sports biography, Nonfiction » Biography » Political biography
Autobiography of sports star and politician, Martin Brandon-Bravo.
A Fool's Journey Book II
Series: A Fool's Journey Volume I, Book 2. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 32,910. Language: English. Published: August 31, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Book Two is the second of an ongoing book series where the Author takes pause to reflect upon his life as a jigsaw puzzle. It is a mystery where he begins to fit the pieces of the puzzle together in the hope of achieving greater understanding of why he is here. "I share with Roland Barthes the opinion that the text is formed by the reader rather than by the author." — Rain-walker
Straight Lines
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 30,320. Language: English. Published: August 31, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Psychology » Addiction
This book describes an average middle class man's descent into drug abuse and how it affected his life for 13 years. Diagnosed with Tourette's Syndrome at 12, and Multiple Sclerosis at 23, are just two contributing factors leading up to addiction, and ultimately redemption. Candid and oftentimes shocking, you will see the daily struggles associated with both chronic illness and substance abuse.
Packy & Me
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 30,320. Language: English. Published: August 30, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Physicians & medical professionals, Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Animals
On April 14, 1962, the birth of a precocious pachyderm captivated the world. The elephant--Portland, Oregon's own Packy--garnered national and international attention as the first captive elephant born in an American in 44 years. In the face of an unsettling time in Vietnam and rising racial tensions, America needed a distraction.