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We Want The World: Jim Morrison, The Living Theatre and the FBI
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 36,080. Language: English. Published: May 2, 2012 by Bennion Kearny. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Celebrity biography
Critic and Scholar Daveth Milton opens the FBI's file on Jim Morrison, leader singer of The Doors, to reveal his Establishment opponents. Moving between Jim’s image, influences and brushes with the law in Phoenix and Miami, Milton uses meticulous research skills to assess the extent of the conspiracy against the singer. Part meditation, part rock in the dock exposé.
Graduation: Life Lessons of a Professional Footballer
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 55,300. Language: English. Published: May 1, 2012 by Bennion Kearny. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Football & rugby
Graduation is the memoir of Brentford, and ex-Watford Goalkeeper - Richard Lee.
Mirror, Mirror: True Stories of Manifestation to Inspire the Magic Within You
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 60,900. Language: English. Published: May 1, 2012 by Henschel Haus Publishing, Inc.. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Inspiration » Personal inspiration
Join adventuress and manifestation goddess Sunni Boehme as she travels from Milwaukee to Majorca, from Piccadilly to Paradise, from Gothenburg to Golan ... all the while fulfilling her wildest dreams of laughter, luxury, and love.
ENIGMA: St Francis of Assisi
Price: Free! Words: 51,520. Language: English. Published: May 1, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Religious biography, Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Christian Life / General
This biography of St Francis views him as an enigma. He was was born into wealth and privilege, yet he chose a life of extreme poverty and simplicity. His early life was defined by a carefree attitude to everything, yet he grew into a person of enormous religious conviction and spiritual focus. He had little education but became a highly influential teacher. What lessons can he teach us today?
A Wander in Vetland
Series: An English Vet's Life in New Zealand, Book 2. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 74,470. Language: Commonwealth English. Published: May 1, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Entertainment » Humor and satire
(5.00 from 4 reviews)
John Hicks has spent much of his working life as a vet in New Zealand. A Wander in Vetland is an insider's look at his changing profession. These lively tales draw the reader into the more curious aspects of medical and veterinary history - ideal reading for those curious about borborygmi, the use eunuchs made of goose quills, or the potion favoured by Italian women to seduce their lovers...
This Way Up - Where would I be without a good set of wheels?
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 44,810. Language: English. Published: April 30, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Inspiration » Personal inspiration
Rhett Brown the Life Saver. Now that’s a strange title for a man in a wheelchair. Why is he in a chair? Why is he labelled a ‘tetraplegic’? What does that mean for him? How does he cope with everyday life? One day on a construction site … A near suicide, divorce, rehabilitation – any one of these would stretch a person to the limit, but Rhett had them all to deal with. Read his amazing story.
Accidental Poetry
Price: Free! Words: 1,810. Language: English. Published: April 30, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Coming of age, Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
A memoir about a night long ago, and my attempt to write a poem about it.
Prostate Cancer Guide, The Things Your Doctor Probably Won't Tell You, & How To Deal With Them.
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 21,710. Language: English. Published: April 29, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Cancer, Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
(5.00 from 1 review)
Prostate cancer is the 800lb ape hiding in every man’s closet. This cancer is feared by men like no other. At least one man in six will get it. The fear is justified, for it is, after all, a cancer. But ignorance of the disease is not. Unfortunately, there’s a problem: Getting straight information from a doctor is sometimes like pulling teeth.
The Killing of an Author
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 74,210. Language: English. Published: April 29, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Literary biography
The Killing of an Author has been described as a nonfiction publishing thriller having "a sense of humour from start to end." It is the true story of small town Indian boy pursuing an American Dream: to become a novelist. The very human story of his quixotic quest for freedom in the Land of the Free is funny as well as instructive for writers, editors, publishers, as well as the general readers.
From The Heart
Price: Free! Words: 1,140. Language: English. Published: April 28, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir, Nonfiction » Relationships and Family » Dating
This is an account of betrayal that comes straight from Flo's heart.
The Year Mom Died
Price: Free! Words: 6,990. Language: English. Published: April 28, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
This short autobiographical story examines the year when my Mom died. The lessons she learned and those I learned by being there, taught me more about living than about dying.
A Diamond of Africa: The Illustrious Life of African Ahmadi Sheikh Amri Abedi
Price: $3.95 USD. Words: 22,800. Language: English. Published: April 28, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Religious biography
The life of Sheikh Amri Abedi—African Muslim, spiritual sage, poet, and political leader—is the story of a remarkable man who rose from poverty in colonial East Africa to become a star of the global, peace-loving Ahmadiyya Muslim Community.
Boredom is Anti-Life: 250 Anecdotes and Stories
Price: $1.00 USD. Words: 29,200. Language: English. Published: April 28, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Celebrity biography, Nonfiction » Biography » Cultural heritage
A Sample: Ballerina Tanaquil Le Clercq paid no attention to the superstition that it is bad luck to whistle in a dressing room, but she once shared a dressing room with a ballerina who did. Because the only way to get rid of the bad luck is to go outside the dressing room and twirl three times, Ms. Le Clercq says that “for one whole season I spent more time twirling off stage than on.”
French Sketches: Monaco, Onassis, and Prince Rainier
Series: French Sketches, Book 3. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 10,130. Language: English. Published: April 27, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Celebrity biography, Nonfiction » Travel » Resorts & spas
In 1950, Prince Rainier became ruler of Monaco while shortly afterwards tanker baron Aristotle Onassis sailed in as the city-state’s largest investor. The two men had different visions for Monaco’s future: should it be a haven for the ultra-rich or a tax haven for a rising class of international millionaires? Ultimately, Prince Rainier prevailed; Onassis sailed away to marry Jackie Kennedy.
The torn veil between us and them: A personal supernatural journey through the eyes of a Christian
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 71,170. Language: English. Published: April 27, 2012 by The Educational Publisher/Biblio Publishing. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
The torn veil is about this author’s personal experiences with the supernatural and her interpretations on why they took place.
Big Pink
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 1,920. Language: English. Published: April 27, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
He was processing him at the jail when his prisoner spit right in his face, in front of about ten other officers. The room got deathly quiet. Gary slowly brought his head up looked into the drunk driver’s eyes and said in his slow southern drawl, “My, you have an unusually large supply of saliva tonight.” From that night on Gary was called "Spittle".
Hello Dolly
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 1,630. Language: English. Published: April 27, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
I had begun to notice little things, strange little things. I was in the grocery store couple of days ago, just walking around with the damn song going through my head. I remember I was looking at the cans of sweet baby peas, when an older guy with a white beard strolled by pushing his cart. As he passed I could hear him humming “Hello Dolly” to himself. It freaked me out.
Fritz
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,030. Language: English. Published: April 27, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
She took a deep breath and sort of sobbed it out, “Last Wednesday night I met him at the Glenwood baseball park after it had closed like I usually did when he is on second shift. We made love on a piece of cardboard in the baseball dugout. We had done this several times before, but this time it was different.” This time he hurt me.
The Bionic Man
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 1,150. Language: English. Published: April 27, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Clyde had a secret weapon that he used with a great deal of skill. It was his bionic leg. He had an artificial right leg that he could wield with incredible speed and accuracy. He had sent many a young police officer to the hospital with that bionic leg.
Fun With Winos
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,640. Language: English. Published: April 27, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Abner was wearing a “Coca Cola’ uniform and was apparently walking to work at the bottling company a few yards away from where he died. He never made it to work, because a large “Pepsi” truck’s passenger side mirror hit him in the back of his head and killed him as he walked on the shoulder. “Pepsi” and “Coke” are very competitive, but this just couldn’t be a conspiracy or could it?