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From Snow to Sand
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 59,130. Language: English. Published: April 3, 2012 by Bookpal Australia. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Valentin Lycho’s "From Snow to Sand" is an autobiography written simply and honestly, and provides a unique insight into the life of a civilian family at the Eastern Front of World War II. Surviving the devastation and terrifying horrors of war, they later found themselves as immigrants on the other side of the world where they faced the difficulties of beginning a new life in a new country.
Through the Storms of Life!
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 49,900. Language: English. Published: April 2, 2012 by WSIC EBooks Ltd.. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Inspiration » Personal inspiration
Knocked down is permitted, Knocked out is not! This is my real life story and teaching. It is my biography and a testimony of my ailment involving muscle and nerve failure in my legs that lasted 7 years. I hope this book becomes encouragement and inspiration to those who go through real storms in life.
Letters from an Expatriate in Europe
Price: $3.00 USD. Words: 21,470. Language: American English. Published: April 2, 2012 by A. Datta. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues
Tagore wrote these letters nearly three decades before becoming the first non-European to win the Nobel Prize for Literature. They give an in-depth view of Victorian England through the eyes of an Indian and a Bengali. The author drew flak from his own critics for his dissections of the Anglo-Bengali and English psyches. His words are as relevant and enjoyable now as they were then …
Occasionally flash - a good photo
Price: $1.29 USD. Words: 670. Language: Russian. Published: April 1, 2012 by T/O "Neformat". Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Artists, architects, & photographers
I think and feel that each camera is unique, and it could have its soul. But the soul of the photographer controls the camera. Each camera even of the the same brand has its own characteristics. Perhaps if you fell in love with your camera and photography, you will start getting fresh and high quality images. Therefore, after completing the courses or learning which buttons to push by yourself -
Life in the Old Neighborhood...And Beyond
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 83,860. Language: English. Published: April 1, 2012 by The von Raesfeld Agency. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
Chester Parks was born into a Polish immigrant family in one of the poorest neighborhoods on the northwest side of Chicago, IL during the Great Depression. He and his brother were raised by their mother. Hard work, determination, and the love of a good wife and children were the ingredients for Chester's happy life.
Transcending Illusion: Theadora’s Journey Through Time
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 91,190. Language: English. Published: April 1, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Woman biographies, Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Spiritual awakening
The journey in search of truth, God-realization and ascension has been a long and winding road. In Transcending Illusion,” author, Thea Ivie shares her inspiring spiritual biography with such rich detail and lively storytelling that she has created an inspiring page-turner - a pure pleasure to read.
The Simple Guide To Taylor Lautner
Series: The Simple Guide To. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,250. Language: English. Published: April 1, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Celebrity biography, Nonfiction » Inspiration » Personal inspiration
Taylor is an actor and also trained martial arts expert. He started off with small parts in the shows The Bernie Mac Show and My Wife and Kids before getting movie roles in What's New Scooby Doo and Cheaper by The Dozen 2 before getting his break in the Twilight series of films. This wasn't a quick rise to fame, Taylor has worked hard and we look at his path to stardom.
The Great Adventure
Price: Free! Words: 69,280. Language: English. Published: April 1, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Military biography, Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography
From Footscray in the western suburbs of Melbourne to Flanders on the Western Front. Personal accounts of three brothers George Joe and Dave, who served in the AIF during World War One, and of the families they left behind. They all had life changing experiences but not all of those were caused by the war. Battles at Lone Pine, Pozieres, The Somme, and others, are described from their perspective.
Latresse
Price: $8.00 USD. Words: 74,640. Language: English. Published: March 31, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » History » Civilization
Analyse de la fonction de l’absence que l’écriture permet à la conscience humaine de comprendre. A la place de cette absence la lettre compose la nomination. Le nom permet alors tabou et refoulement (nom d’Akhnaton tabou, nom d’Œdipe refoulé). Rédigé la veille de prendre connaissance du caractère historique d’Œdipe ; examen clinique de ne "parier que du père" (selon Lacan).
Biographies Through Postage Stamps: 290 Indian Personalities [Collector's Edition]
Price: $7.00 USD. Words: 135,450. Language: English. Published: March 31, 2012 by patternGraphic DigiBooks. Categories: Nonfiction » Antiques & Collectibles » Stamps, Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography
Biographies Through Postage Stamps is a Collector's Edition series that show cases great men from history who appeared in postage stamps of different countries. Current Edition "290 Indian Personalities" depicts short biographies of Indian Faces who appeared on Indian postage stamps during different phases of history.
我给金正日当警卫(上)I am a Guard of Kim Jong Il
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 600. Language: Chinese (simplified). Published: March 30, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Political biography
“我只是金正日的一名普通警卫。 我的父母在北朝鲜都是普通人。命运使然,我被选中,然后在金正日身边呆了11年。” 这是一名脱北者的回忆录的上半部分。
The Seagull's Gardener: My Father's Last Odyssey
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 55,320. Language: English. Published: March 30, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Cultural heritage, Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Aging well
In the early 1900s Woody grew up running barefoot in the lush valleys of Territorial Hawaii. As he approaches ninety he insists he’s too busy to die. A tale told with photos of Old Hawaii, signature dishes, & unforgettable dreams, Pam Chun’s lyrical memoir of her father describes their bond across time and distance and her frustration of caring from him from 3,000 miles away.
Serenade
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,190. Language: English. Published: March 30, 2012 by Diana Lindsay. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Biography » Woman biographies
This slice of life short story from author Judy Goldstein Botello will bring music to readers ears. Struggling with a career, children, and a broken marriage, Botello rediscovers joy in the familiar strum of a guitar.
Great Peacemakers
Price: $9.97 USD. Words: 40,700. Language: English. Published: March 30, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Biographical anthologies, Nonfiction » Inspiration » Personal inspiration
WINNER of 30+ awards, this book is endorsed by 3 presidents & 3 Nobel Peace Prize winners. Whether you are a parent seeking positive roles models for your children, an educator looking for thought-provoking material for your students, or someone simply wanting an uplifting read, then Great Peacemakers is sure to meet your needs and inspire the peacemaker in you.
Lissa Lizaire
Price: Free! Words: 340. Language: English. Published: March 30, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Religious biography
This is a Short BIO of the life and work of Lissa Lizaire. A Haitian Missionary she was the definition of a real woman.
Beamish Boy (I Am Not My Story): A Memoir of Recovery & Awakening
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 82,430. Language: English. Published: March 29, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Self-realization
(5.00 from 9 reviews)
“. . .A beautifully written memoir. . .poignant and inspirational. . ." —Kirkus . . .a fascinating, poetic memoir. . .” —ForeWord Reviews “A compelling story of a boy's climb out of pain and into poetry” —Adair Lara, San Francisco Chronicle, former columnist and author of "Naked, Drunk, & Writing" "an extraordinary story of second chances" —Marci Shimoff, New York Times Bestselling Auth
Falling in Love with a Buddha
Price: $13.95 USD. Words: 63,820. Language: English. Published: March 28, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Buddhism, Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
Frank Berliner met the authentic spiritual master Chogyam Trungpa Rinpoche just as the Western cultural door opened to receive the ancient wisdom of Tibetan Buddhism. In Falling in Love with a Buddha, Frank recalls the world of Rinpoche’s life and teachings. In vivid and often humorous first-person accounts of the founding and evolution of Shambhala, he evokes the presence of this unique teacher.
Let's Kill the Dai Uy
Price: Free! Words: 1,970. Language: English. Published: March 28, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Military biography, Nonfiction » History » Military
This is a hilarious tale of an Air Force combat fighter pilot in Vietnam who goes out on patrol with a special forces team he has supported many times from the air. Seeing the pilot is having a hard time keeping up, one of the Chinese mercenaries called Nungs, says to the team leader, "Let's kill the Dai Uy." Dai Uy is Vietnamese for captain.Read on to see what happened.
Doctor Miss Sahiba
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 65,210. Language: English. Published: March 27, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Physicians & medical professionals, Nonfiction » Biography » Woman biographies
Dr. Adelaide Woodard was a nurse who fell in love with the ability to serve those who needed care most. In 1915, Dr. Miss Sahiba (as she would later be called) would join the North India Mission to serve in a country where women could not seek care from male doctors. This story will have you captivated as Woodard shares her love for India and those who shared with her that culture.
Young Dan and HORROR-able People
Price: Free! Words: 12,870. Language: English. Published: March 27, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir, Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author
(5.00 from 1 review)
A collection of true stories, starting seventy years ago in 1941. I was four years old, starting school. The teacher turned school into the house of horror for me. The big kids were a bad bunch, that made it worse. I never got over the fear of going to school. This takes you though my years of school and tells you how I handled, the teachers and the bullies. Learning grammar at 75 years old.