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The Golden Age of Hollywood Movies 1931-1943: Vol III, Jean Harlow
Price: $4.00 USD. Words: 23,550. Language: English. Published: August 15, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Celebrity biography
Jean Harlow was widely considered as the reigning sexpot of the golden age of Hollywood filmmaking. She usually played the part either of a tough-talking moll or a prostitute and was every man’s fantasy date. The reality, however, was far different. She was largely indifferent to sex and her looks were actually nothing special. Her story is a sad one and her death was horrible beyond belief.
The Golden Age of Hollywood Movies 1931-1943: Vol II, Joan Crawford
Price: $7.00 USD. Words: 51,160. Language: English. Published: August 15, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Celebrity biography
Joan’s childhood was right out of a Dickens novel. Her mother was indifferent to her, her 3 fathers ran out on her. She grew up alone and friendless, having to work her early years at a succession of menial jobs in order to make ends meet for her mother and shiftless brother. When Joan’s 3rd father began sexually molesting her, Joan was blamed for enticing him and kicked out of the house.
The Golden Age of Hollywood Movies, 1931-1943: Vol I, Bette Davis
Price: $6.00 USD. Words: 30,370. Language: English. Published: August 15, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Celebrity biography
Bette Davis, despite her lack of beauty and sex appeal, rose up to be a major star. She had lived a rather miserable and unhappy life and most people that worked with her disliked her, and in many cases even hated her. As she grew older, a festering mental illness, a rapid aging, and ongoing physical illnesses made her bad tempered and vicious to virtually everyone.
Do These Work Boots Make My Feet Look Fat?
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 49,280. Language: English. Published: August 14, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir, Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
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The 1970’s was a daunting time for women working in non-traditional jobs. Kathleen McLaughlin obtained a position with a local utility as the first woman mechanic’s helper. The reaction of the men on the job was unexpected. This book is a humorous collection of snippets of her non-traditional life: personal time, work time and her promotion into the curious world of corporate administration.
Mark Twain Anecdotes and Quotes
Price: Free! Words: 15,080. Language: English. Published: August 14, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Literary biography
This short 13,000-word pamphlet contains Mark Twain anecdotes and quotations and a short biography.
Ebony and Spica
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 23,020. Language: English. Published: August 13, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Home and Garden » Pets & livestock, Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
I rescued two baby birds, a blackbird and a starling. Over time, first Ebony and then Spica became an important part of my life here in France. I describe their growth from helpless fledglings to confident adults, their antics, quirks and highly distinctive characters, and how I had to adapt my working life to their needs and demands. Birds are so unlike us, yet trust and affection can flourish.
All Too Human
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 116,270. Language: English. Published: August 13, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Celebrity biography, Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
I came to this book as a hostile critic. I’d said I would review it and felt I ought to do so, but what do I care for a book by a black, English, kick-boxing champion who has spent time in prison. Now I care. It is a significant, thought provoking and entertaining piece of literature, potentially life changing and not far from masterpiece. Jeff Hunt – Humanist Society of New Zealand
Dreamers and Deviants - The Second Three
Series: Dreamers and Deviants, Book 2. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 15,490. Language: English. Published: August 12, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Fiction » Adventure » Men’s adventure
The second portion of Dreamers and Deviants. See "The First Three" for more information and stories. The Second Three - A Trip Unplanned, Reverse Drug Deal, A Bathtub Freakout - consist of memories revolving around Troy's move to Miami and return to Des Moines and his eventual move to New Zealand. It begins, though, with an unplanned trip in the present in Honolulu, Hawaii.
What Was Going On: The Life and Times of Marvin Gaye
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 12,180. Language: English. Published: August 12, 2013 by BookCaps. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Artists, architects, & photographers
His music is known around the world; with hits like "I Heard It Through the Grapevine" and "How Sweet It Is" Gaye helped create the sound of R&B. But who was Marvin Gaye? From his childhood to his ultimate murder by his own father, this mini biography will give you insight into what inspired the man and his music. LifeCaps is an imprint of BookCaps™ Study Guides. With each book, a lesser known
Cronologia vieţii şi lucrării Domnului Isus Hristos
Price: Free! Words: 108,400. Language: Romanian. Published: August 12, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography, Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Christianity / Pentecostal & Charismatic
Isus veşnicul Dumnezeu. Ioa 1:1 La început era Cuvîntul, şi Cuvîntul era cu Dumnezeu, şi Cuvîntul era Dumnezeu. Ioa 1:2 El (Cuvîntul) era la început cu Dumnezeu. Ioa 1:3 Toate lucrurile au fost făcute prin El (Cuvîntul); şi nimic din ce a fost făcut, n'a fost făcut fără El (Cuvîntul).
A Circus Without Elephants: A Memoir
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 74,530. Language: English. Published: August 12, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Entertainment » Humor and satire
Maralys Wills unwittingly becomes the ringmaster of an eight-sport family—a troupe of five boys and a girl that discovers joy and laughter in offbeat creations like double decker bicycles and primitive hang gliders. Thanks to the kids, she soars to 2,000 feet on a tandem hang glider, plays tennis with Dinah Shore, and appears on Family Feud. When tragedy strikes she must find the courage to go on.
The Kardashian Effect
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 5,970. Language: English. Published: August 11, 2013 by Sports Entertainment Publishing. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Celebrity biography, Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Marketing
"The Kardashian Effect" is a compelling, unauthorized, and first-of-its kind look at the Kardashian family, their rise to fame, and the marketing genius behind their multi-million dollar brand. A must read for fans, marketers, and entrepreneurs.
Hour of the Wolf: An Experiment in Ageless Living
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 56,610. Language: English. Published: August 11, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir, Nonfiction » Inspiration » Personal inspiration
2 a.m. The hour of the wolf. You wake up filled with regrets, and haunted by dashed dreams, wondering what went wrong. For Paul Lipton, a successful lawyer in his sixties, his mind’s howling in the darkness reminded him that time was slipping away. His solution to these sleepless nights became an adventure, and an experiment in ageless living.
The Making of a Peace Corps Volunteer: From Maine to Thailand
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 41,600. Language: English. Published: August 10, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
This is a different book about the Peace Corps experience. It shows how the author’s growing up in Acadian French-speaking Maine prepared him for service as one of the first volunteers in Thailand. His unique background in the Acadian French culture of Northern Maine helped him to work effectively in Thailand, and thereby helped to shape the Peace Corps in the vibrant organization it i
Первый Показательный процесс 1931. Союзное Бюро Меньшевиков. Часть 1. Адриан Тимофеев.
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 23,100. Language: Russian. Published: August 10, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
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Дело Союзного Бюро Меньшевиков было сфабриковано по прямому указанию Сталина в 1931 году. Здесь представлены ПОДЛИННЫЕ ДОКУМЕНТЫ ДАННОГО ПРОЦЕССА. Открытый судебный процесс над членами вымышленного Союзного Бюро состоялся с 01 по 09 марта 1931 года в Москве в Колонном Зале Дома Союзов. Обвиняемым вменялся саботаж и вредительство в области планирования, торговли и снабжения.
Адриан Тимофеев Лукьяновская тюрьма. Киев Украина.1903 – 1906. Доклады о философии,об анархизме и терроризме, прочитанные в тюрьме. Часть 4.
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,670. Language: Russian. Published: August 9, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
The revolution started in Russian Empire in 1905. Russian Revolution was a wave of mass political and social unrest. Adrian Feodorovich Timofeev was born in Kursk in 1882 and participated in all these events in 1902-1917. Русские ключевые слова: террор,анархизм, революционер,народник,Адриан Тимофеев, Лукьяновская тюрьма, лекция, библиотека, взрыв,подкоп, побег, бомба, фотографический аппарат
The Case of Jeffrey Dahmer
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,630. Language: English. Published: August 9, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Criminals & outlaws, Nonfiction » Psychology » Psychological disorders
The case of Jeffrey Dahmer discusses the life of Jeffrey Dahmer from his disturbing acts as a child to his murderous rampage and up to his death while a prison inmate. In all Jeffrey Dahmer would commit 17 murders and be convicted on 15 of these counts. It may be the lack of treatment for Jeffrey Dahmer’s paraphilias would contribute to his disturbing and violent personality.
Outrageous Fortune
Price: $8.00 USD. Words: 214,410. Language: English. Published: August 9, 2013 by Amolibros. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir, Nonfiction » Biography » Editors, journalists, & publishers
Controversial, passionate and wittily written account of a leading playwright’s success, marriage, divorce and his encounter with legal stupidity and malice.A young actor/playwright, a nobody from nowhere, met a beautiful aspiring model. They fell in love, married; he wrote an international smash hit play and film comedy and made their fortune with There’s A Girl in My Soup.
Just Paper and Ink
Price: $6.95 USD. Words: 50,690. Language: English. Published: August 9, 2013 by The Educational Publisher/Biblio Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - multi-author, Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
The Collective Works of Writers' Ink Cooperative This unique assortment of writings--Fiction, Nonfiction, Poetry, Children's Stories, and Inspirational--is the reflections and inspiration of Writers' Ink members.
She's a Mod
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 68,210. Language: English. Published: August 8, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Celebrity biography, Nonfiction » Music » Rock music
A personal diary of 1964. This was the year of the Beatles, the Rolling Stones, mod fashions -- when the British pop scene changed the world forever. Kay was a sixteen year old schoolgirl from an average middle class family in Melbourne, Australia. She didn’t swear, she didn’t smoke, she didn’t drink, she didn’t do drugs or sex. But where pop stars were concerned it was do or die!