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John Toland: Ireland's Forgotten Philosopher, Scholar ... and Heretic
Price: $3.49 USD. Words: 9,660. Language: English. Published: July 30, 2012 by The Manuscript Publisher. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Philosopher biography, Essay » Literature
An examination of the life and work of John Toland, scholar and philosopher of international renown. A prolific writer on important political and religious issues of his day, he was the first person to be called a freethinker (by Bishop Berkeley). He is chiefly remembered today for his book Christianity Not Mysterious, which was condemned by British and Irish parliaments and publicly burned.
The G 5.0
Price: Free! Words: 7,280. Language: English. Published: July 30, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Criminals & outlaws, Essay » Sociology
This book concerns THE POLICE and how to deal with them.I share my personal stories of the repercussions of being on the wrong side of the law. The criminal record, the employment factor, finances, prison and even death, stem from bad choices and police involvement. I also include snippets of actual letters sent to me from people I know who were in the pen. See the real side of it. Avoid the life.
The Search for Lady Godiva
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 121,620. Language: English. Published: July 29, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » History » European, Nonfiction » Biography » Woman biographies
Lady Godiva’s naked ride through Coventry as a protest against oppressive tax entered history! Did it really take place? Historian and Godiva descendant Robert Hendry offers compelling evidence from 1000 years ago that it did! Discover the social and religious background to this famous event and unravel the mystery of where she was laid to rest. 120,000 words + 100 illustrations, appendices.
Ludwig van beethoven
Price: Free! Words: 780. Language: English. Published: July 29, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography
(5.00 from 1 review)
this is about beethovens life, from his birth to his death. he was truely a magnificent person and an extraordinary musician.
Lost and Found in France
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 18,090. Language: English. Published: July 29, 2012 by Rita Clements Lee. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir, Nonfiction » Travel » By region
The parallel memoirs of two students separated by the English Channel. In a pithy, humorous manner, Rita recounts the most vivid experiences of her student days as an assistant at a School in Albi, Southern France. 1969/70. Brian, meanwhile, relates his trials and tribulations over the intervening period.
The Chieftains: The Joe Jackson Interviews Plus
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 24,960. Language: English. Published: July 29, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Celebrity biography, Nonfiction » Entertainment » Music
'Joe Jackson on: The Chieftains: The Joe Jackson Interviews Plus. "On November 22nd 1991, while working as an interviewer for The Irish Times and an Irish rock magazine, I decided to go to war for the Chieftains because, like its leader Paddy Moloney, I thought his group was needlessly knocked into the media shadows in Ireland by the market dominance of U2."
Memoirs of a Gondolier: Where Do People Find Love?
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 10,250. Language: English. Published: July 28, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
A collection of true stories & events experienced by a Las Vegas gondolier, Umberto, who over the years has been made privy to countless stories from real couples on where they first met & how they found love. We get a glimpse into the fascinating life of a gondolier, whose remarkable experiences & captivating stories shed light on many issues of love, inspire & entertain along the way!
Two for the Cabinet
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 116,820. Language: English. Published: July 28, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Political biography, Nonfiction » History » American
In 1981 President Ronald Reagan selected two individuals from a small Township in Southeastern Pennsylvania as members of his first cabinet. What is the story behind naming Senator Richard Schweiker and Andrew Lewis, Jr. to the cabinet? Why did they come to his attention? Why did their relationship with the President and each other affect America and change the course of history?
Surviving My Friends: The Kelly Johnson Story
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 34,540. Language: English. Published: July 28, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Celebrity biography
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
An authorised memoir, started by Kelly Johnson - original lead guitarist of Heavy Rock girl band Girlschool - and completed by her friends and family.
The Blows of Yesteryear: An American Saga
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 90,360. Language: English. Published: July 27, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Woman biographies
We recall a family of real but largely forgotten women in American history. All were descendants of Elizabeth Taylor and Peter Blow. Their lives were full, far-flung and unscripted, emblematic of the nation’s course over five generations. Our women are mostly fortunate in love, and marry good men. They are motivated. They know death, even murder; and they live with slavery and its aftermath.
Rio Retardo -- My Struggle to Stay Mildly Sane in a Wildly Unsane World.
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 46,540. Language: English. Published: July 27, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
If you like your humor "out there," then Rio Retardo might be the read for you. There is no wussing with Goodrich—you know exactly where his shadow falls on any given issue—be it life, death, sanity, crime, politics, pit bulls running loose, or mummified geezers mistaking gas pedals for brakes and blasting holes through Walmart walls. Truly, this is a warped look at Post-sanity America.
Two Hearts
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 61,350. Language: English. Published: July 27, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Relationships and Family » Adoption
Linda Hoye was in her early twenties when she found herself parentless for the second time. This is the story of an adoptee's journey though unfathomable grief; of what what it takes to go into the abyss of deep-seated wounding, to feel the pain, and to come out the other side. Whole, healed, and thankful.
Whistling In The Wind
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 50,670. Language: English. Published: July 27, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Religious biography
This autobiography of Rev. Fr. Albert J. McKnight, C.S.Sp., a Black Catholic Priest who helped spearhead the economic development of Afro-Americans in Louisiana, but is now spearheading a spiritual revival seen as the only true means to authentic liberation and real equality.
When Waves Collide: Not "American" Enough, Yet Too "White Washed"?
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 61,510. Language: English. Published: July 27, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Inspiration » Personal inspiration
(5.00 from 1 review)
When Waves Collide is Phat Le’s call for a deeper embrace in our cultural differences--- starting with an honest assessment of his own life journey. His exploration with the themes of love, relationships, family, and loss reveals the fact that no matter the differences in our cultural background, intense human emotions and the need for connection are universal.
Step By Step
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 33,510. Language: English. Published: July 27, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Step By Step is a memoir. A collection of short creative non-fiction pieces, which represent segments of my life. They are recollections of people, places and events; some big, some small, some happy, some sad. These stories richly reflect the times and, of course, me and my friends and family.
From Gigolo to Jesus
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 55,150. Language: English. Published: July 27, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Inspiration » Spiritual inspiration, Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
FROM GIGOLO TO JESUS A JOURNEY FROM MISOGYNY TO MONOGAMY Life is like walking between parallel universes. One with all the temptations of the world. The other with all of the requirements to live a righteous life. You walk along the middle until you see something on either side that makes you want to jump in and hang out for a while.
Goodbye, Mummy Darling
Price: $5.00 USD. Words: 91,190. Language: British English. Published: July 27, 2012 by Amolibros. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir, Nonfiction » Relationships and Family » Adoption
In 1952, the author of this book, and her brother, Roy, were sent to Australia by their mother under the Child Migrant Scheme. Sue and Roy’s mother had remarried, and she had been bullied by their new stepfather into getting rid of them, since he only wanted his own children. As you read Sue’s story, many unanswered questions arise.
A Biography of Saint Simon Peter the Apostle: From Fisherman to Martyr (Servants of God in the Bible)
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 6,670. Language: English. Published: July 26, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Christianity, Nonfiction » Biography » Religious biography
King explores some of the major events in Peter's life and takes a look at his walk with Jesus. The book also focuses on getting to know Peter and understanding his personality as well as contemplating the reasons for his fall in the midst of his attempt at bravery. It will discuss Peter's restoration and his part in the early development of the Christian church and his death in Rome under Nero.
101 + 50 Fantastic Liam Payne Facts
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 2,250. Language: English. Published: July 26, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Celebrity biography, Nonfiction » Music » Individual Composer & Musician
Do you know everything there is to know about British singing sensation Liam Payne of One Direction? Test your knowledge of this X-Factor star against these 151 Fantastic Facts and see if you're a true fan!
Devil You Can't Have My Child!
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 40,440. Language: English. Published: July 26, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Fiction » Christian » Contemporary
This inspiring True Story of Ken Johnson's Life Shows how anyone Can go from hate to Love, death to Life and from worst to First!