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I Am, I Did Cora's Story
Price: $1.00 USD. Words: 18,610. Language: English. Published: July 16, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
This is Cora's story. Born from a Japanese father and Filipino mother in the Philippines, surviving World War II, ending up in a prisoner of war camp on Leyte, surviving all the attempts to harm her and her family because of her Japanese/ Filipino background. It was here she was told her brother had been killed.
A Clear Water Stream
Series: Henry Williamson Collections, Book 11. Price: $5.50 USD. Words: 67,180. Language: English. Published: July 16, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Fishing, Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
This is a newly illustrated edition of a much-loved classic of country and angling literature. Set in the first half of the 1930s, it tells of the time when the Williamson family lived at Shallowford in Devon. A two-mile stretch of fishing came with the cottage, on the River Bray, which runs through the deer park close by, and the book tells the story of Williamson's relationship with the river.
Princess Diana for Kids: A Biography of Princess Diana Just for Kids!
Series: Unofficial Biographies, Book 16. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 10,390. Language: English. Published: July 16, 2013 by BookCaps. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Royalty biography
She was one of the most inspiring women in the world. Her work helped millions of lives. But who was she really? This book, just for kids, will look at her childhood, education, marriage and work to see what made her who she was! KidLit-o is a leading electronic publisher in children’s books; each month, it publishes several history, science and language arts books.
Hilary Clinton for Kids: A Biography of Hilary Clinton Just for Kids!
Series: Unofficial Biographies, Book 15. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 10,360. Language: English. Published: July 16, 2013 by BookCaps. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Political biography
She’s one of the most powerful women in the world. But who is she really? This book, just for kids, will look at her childhood, education, marriage and work to see what made her who she is! KidLit-o is a leading electronic publisher in children’s books; each month, it publishes several history, science and language arts books.
Nod Whispers
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 33,750. Language: English. Published: July 16, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Other biographies, Nonfiction » New Age » Reincarnation
A true Black Beauty Story. Emma 15, Scottish Borders. Wow. I was hooked. Sucky Garlick, I think it was the most moving book. Mrs J M Noble, 5 out of 5. 1st book of a non-fiction trilogy of Scotland's Horsewhisperer. The horse called Nod came to Peter to be healed and for Peter to develop his healing skills. This proved to be the start of his amazing spiritual journey being led by different horse.
Journey from San Rocco
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 138,440. Language: English. Published: July 16, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
In post WWI Italy, a widow with four children is given the opportunity to travel to America to marry a wealthy widower. This may be her only chance for prosperity and happiness, but is she willing to accept his terms that she is to bring only one child for now to America? Based on the author’s family history, from 1918 to 2006, the dynamics of a family, separated and rejoined.
Diana Inquest: The Untold Story
Price: $8.45 USD. Words: 250,620. Language: English. Published: July 15, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » History » European, Nonfiction » Biography » Royalty biography
The Untold Story reveals how judicial corruption led to a seriously flawed verdict at the inquest into the deaths of Princess Diana and Dodi Fayed. This is the gripping, true account of a judiciary hell-bent on ensuring that the jury would not be permitted to return a verdict of murder in the most significant and high profile inquest of our modern era.
Żądza Pieniądza
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 59,170. Language: Polish. Published: July 15, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
Bo pieniądz to “Bόg i ojciec i matka”. Biografia samo zrealizowanej bohaterki i jej wilkiej straty widziane przez krzywe zwierciadło emigracji.
Steve Jobs for Kids: A Biography of Steve Jobs Just for Kids!
Series: Unofficial Biographies, Book 14. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 10,240. Language: English. Published: July 14, 2013 by BookCaps. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Scientists, Inventors
He was one of the most brilliant men in the world. Without him, there would be no iPad’s, iPhones, or Macbooks. But who was he really? This book, just for kids, will look at his childhood, education, marriage and work to see what made him who he was! KidLit-o is a leading electronic publisher in children’s books; each month, it publishes several history, science and language arts books.
Indian American… Then Indian Again
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 43,940. Language: English. Published: July 14, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
It is the tale of an average Indian woman who emigrated to USA, and then returned to settle in India, 18 years later. Whether it is mistaking a cake doughnut for spicy vada, suffering sticker shock at the furniture store or watching the ‘tokey’ get its shot of spices, or being reintroduced to Indian bureaucracy, family gossip or the crazy traffic, this book is chock-full of real experiences.....
The Real Life Inspiration Behind Jane Austen’s Work: A Book-by-Book Look At Austen’s Inspirations
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 10,380. Language: English. Published: July 14, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Literary biography
Fiction often imitates real-life. That was certainly the case for Jane Austen. This book is part biography, part critical study. It examines all of Austen's published and unpublished work to see what was happening in her life that she might have used as inspiration for her fiction. HistoryCaps is an imprint of BookCaps Study Guides. With each book, a brief period of history is recapped. We publ
Paula Deen: Fall From Grace
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 7,380. Language: English. Published: July 14, 2013 by Sports Entertainment Publishing. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Celebrity biography
"Paula Deen: Fall From Grace" is a compelling, first-of-its kind work explores Paula Deen's humble beginnings, crushing early personal burdens, her inspiring attainment of fame and fortune, and the untold, unauthorized true story behind the race-fueled scandal that has deep fried the Southern culinary queen's expansive media empire.
The "Dust Bowl" Era Bank Robbers, Vol IV: "Pretty Boy" Floyd
Price: $3.00 USD. Words: 9,760. Language: English. Published: July 14, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Criminals & outlaws
“Pretty Boy” Floyd was primarily a small-time Oklahoma bank robber. Between 1931 and 1932 he was said to have committed about half the bank robberies in that state, Floyd’s typical bank robbery rarely resulted in a loss of more than a few thousand dollars and considering that he usually had to split it up 3 or 4 ways, he was lucky if he got $1,000 per robbery and frequently it was much less.
The "Dust Bowl" Era Bank Robbers, Vol I: Bonnie & Clyde
Price: $5.00 USD. Words: 18,940. Language: English. Published: July 14, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Criminals & outlaws
Bonnie & Clyde were dealt a bad hand in the beginning and unlike many other people who took new cards hoping for a better one, they decided to play theirs out. Both of them foresaw that the road would get dimmer and dimmer as time went on and their end was going to be a bad one. And whether from courage or false hope, they played their cards out to the end.
The "Dust Bowl" Era Bank Robbers, Vol III: "Baby Face" Nelson
Price: $3.00 USD. Words: 11,660. Language: English. Published: July 14, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Criminals & outlaws
“Baby Face” Nelson was the quintessential “Dust Bowl” era gangster. He killed “at the drop of a hat” and wasn’t ever afraid to shoot it out toe-to-toe with the law. was was the only "Dust Bowl" era gangster to engage the FBI toe-to-toe in his last fight and go out in a blaze of glory like the “Roaring Twenties” gangsters of the Hollywood movies, spitting lead from a Thompson submachine gun.
Spanish Yarns and Beyond
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 8,760. Language: English. Published: July 14, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues, Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
In this compilation of nine vignettes, Gary Troia shares his adventures and memories from his sojourn in Spain. Whether it’s being stranded on a Spanish motorway, attempting to order a full English breakfast in Bilbao, or adopting a feral cat from outside a shop, he offers a wry look at “being abroad.”
Andrew's Angels: A Volunteer's Story of Hurricane Andrew
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 69,330. Language: English. Published: July 13, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » History » American
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Hurricane Andrew struck South Florida in August 1992. At the time, it was the most destructive hurricane in U.S. history. Nancy Pelletier was one of many Red Cross volunteers who felt called to do whatever they could to ease the suffering. This is the moving story of the horrendous destruction she witnessed, the grateful people she aided, and the lifelong friends she made. With photos.
The Medical Detectives: Cases from the Original CSI Investigators
Price: Free! Words: 68,600. Language: English. Published: July 13, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » True Crime » General crimes, Nonfiction » Biography » Criminals & outlaws
This award-winning book was the first book on CSI or forensic medicine written for the layman. It includes hundreds of fascinating cases along with interviews (and their best cases) of the major forensic pathologists such as Dr. Milton Helpern, Dr. Michael Baden and Dr. Cyril Wecht.
A Lifetime In Medicine
Price: $9.95 USD. Words: 69,840. Language: American English. Published: July 13, 2013 by G and J Publishing. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir, Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
In this memoir, Dr. Al Roberts, who entered medical school in 1950, tells the story of his own development as a physician against the backdrop of the dramatic changes in medicine since the mid-twentieth century, with echoes as far back as the 20`s gleaned from his physician-father`s career.
A Bricklayer's Tales
Series: The Ray Dennis Series, Book 1. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 17,200. Language: English. Published: July 12, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir, Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
A collection of ten tales that include: Angel Dust, the peculiar story of a man whose new life in America leads to conversations with Ancient Greek philosophers. Mrs McClintock, an absurd farce in which a Glaswegian couple retire to Spain, and A Bricklayer's Tale, the story of a disillusioned, alcoholic bricklayer.