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El Rufián Ambulante
By Karlheinz Paulsen
Price: $2.95 USD. Words: 6,200. Language: Spanish. Published: January 19, 2011 by I.M.D. Publicación C.A.. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » People of color
La serie “La isla de los fracasados” narra de forma amena biografías breves (en parte ficticias) de emigrantes europeos que han encontrado en la Isla Margarita del Caribe un hogar y que tienen una imagen algo dudosa. En “El Rufián Ambulante”, se cuenta la vida de uno de esos personajes fracasados, cuya propensión al fraude tiene un matiz casi cómico, o al menos grotesco.
Heaven, Iron and I - The Ron Martinelli Story
By Ron Zuccaro
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 31,000. Language: English. Published: January 19, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Celebrity biography
“Heaven, Iron and I – The Ron Martinelli Story” has been written and published by former Pro wrestler Ron Zuccaro. Ron wrestled professionally in the 1970's and 1980's under several names – most notably as Ron Martinelli, The Banditos and The Destroyers. This amazing story is a message of hope, perseverance and faith. chronicles Ron's time in U.S. Military service, Vietnam and more.
Der Strizzi
By Karlheinz Paulsen
Price: $2.95 USD. Words: 5,650. Language: German. Published: January 19, 2011 by I.M.D. Publicación C.A.. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » People of color
Die Reihe „Die Insel der Gestrandeten“ erzählt in unterhaltsamer Weise (teilw. fiktive) Kurzbiographien europäischer Auswanderer, die auf der karibischen Insel Margarita eine Heimat gefunden und zu zweifelhaftem Ansehen gelangt sind. „Der Strizzi“ beschreibt einen Gestrandeten, dessen betrügerischer Charakter auf eine seltsame Art nahezu komisch wirkt, zumindest jedoch grotesk.
The Strizzi
By Karlheinz Paulsen
Price: $2.95 USD. Words: 7,040. Language: English. Published: January 19, 2011 by I.M.D. Publicación C.A.. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » People of color
The series “The Island of the Marooned” offers entertaining, partially fictitious biographical portraits of European expats that have found a refuge on the Caribbean Island of Margarita where some have come to enjoy a rather dubious reputation. “The Strizzi” lampoons the fraudulent character traits of this marooned, whose acts of felony are sometimes grotesquely humorous.
Surprise Christmas Present
By Raymond Nye
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,950. Language: English. Published: January 17, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
My account of a surprise Christmas present that Frightened me,excited me.Challenged me. A dice with Death. Was it worth it. Yes I think it was. Would I do it again?,Yes I would.
The Kindest People Who Do Good Deeds, Volume 5: 250 Anecdotes
By David Bruce
Series: The Kindest People Who Do Good Deeds, Book 5. Price: Free! Words: 43,570. Language: English. Published: January 17, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Celebrity biography
This book contains 250 stories about good deeds, including this one: When opera singer Ernestine Schumann-Heink was young and just starting her career, pianist-conductor Hans von Bülow learned that she did not have enough food to feed herself and her children. Therefore, he invited her to eat dinner at his house twice a week and then take home enough food to feed her children.
Moved Out of Our Comfort Zone
By Phyllis Porter Dolislager
Price: Free! Words: 8,280. Language: English. Published: January 16, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
We moved three times in twelve months! From Boynton Beach, Fl To Palm Beach, FL To West Palm Beach, FL To Townsend, TN From a 3-bedroom ranch to two condos to a log cabin--in the Smoky Mountains--with black bears as visitors. After 24 years in the same job, Ron changed jobs two times those 12 months. Ron’s sister also passed away, in Detroit, and he was the executor of her estate.
The Schepp Family Chronicles
By Frances Schepp Ruh
Price: $5.95 USD. Words: 75,970. Language: English. Published: January 12, 2011 and represented by Concierge Publishing Services. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Fredrick Schepp stepped off a steamer in 1853 to seek his fortune on American soil. The dream led him and his mail-order bride to Kansas where their investment bought a piece of prairie that remains in the family to this day. Scattered to Nebraska and Oklahoma, Schepps live the American dream. But getting there, the family has experienced success, failure, wealth, poverty, kidnapping, and murder.
Bygones
By Alexander Kotlarevski
Price: $6.50 USD. Words: 117,240. Language: Russian. Published: January 11, 2011 by Iouri Haller. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Memoirs of Alexander Aref'ev
The First Merry Widow A Biography of Carrie Moore
By Leann Richards
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 24,370. Language: English. Published: January 9, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography
Born near the docks in Geelong,Carrie Moore was destined to become the queen of the Edwardian stage. From the bright lights of London to the vaudeville halls of Hobart, Carrie captivated audiences around the world. She danced across stages adorned in diamonds, but died penniless and alone in Sydney. This is the story of Australia's own Carrie Moore, the Merry Widow.
Resurrecting Proust: Unearthing Personal Narratives through Journaling
By CoCo Harris
Series: Telling Our Stories Press. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 20,810. Language: English. Published: January 9, 2011 by Telling Our Stories Press. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Reference
~Bridges the journal-memoir connection ~Suggests techniques along with an array of story-generating prompts ~Provides an excellent resource for extracting expressive and creative personal narratives ~Mines the depths of which personal writing can play an integral part in unearthing your life stories ~Helps you to follow the story of your inner life To the place where memory meets insight
Reflections along the Way
By Barry Bocchieri
Price: $12.80 USD. Words: 29,810. Language: English. Published: January 9, 2011 by Idyll Arbor. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Bocchieri is an expert in the field of substance abuse and addiction. In this book he uses his unique ability of explaining complex psychological, philosophical, and spiritual concepts in clear, concise, and easy-to-understand language to describe how a person can succeed in his or her recovery. This is a more personal follow-up to his first book, Things That Work.
Odd Road to Kabul
By Patricia Keen-Diaz
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 106,080. Language: English. Published: January 8, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
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This is the remarkable story of survival and a child’s unique ability to pull through a harrowing fourteen-year cycle of neglect and abuse.
Manhood From The Hood
By Bill Roddy
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 33,020. Language: English. Published: January 7, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
As I continue to navigate life as a mature man, I wonder: With all my efforts, am I truly leaving a vital legacy for the next male generation? Should I, could I do more? Or is my influence running out of strength and time? I’m just one man. Then again, so was my grandfather. So are millions of men throughout our land—grandfathers, fathers, uncles, brothers.
Fatti di Vasco
By Marco Gallico
Price: $3.81 USD. Words: 79,600. Language: Italian. Published: January 6, 2011 by Meligrana Giuseppe Editore. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Celebrity biography
Di libri su Vasco ce ne sono in giro tanti ma molti sono stati fatti al solo scopo di vendere. Il libro, scritto da un grande fan di Vasco, è una testimonanzia diretta dell'affetto e della passione di chi con lui è cresciuto, di chi ha imparato a memoria i testi di tutte le sue canzoni, anche quelle meno conosciute, e di chi si è letteralmente "fatto" di Vasco.
United Press Invades India: Memoirs of a Foreign Correspondent, 1944-1952
By John Hlavacek
Price: $5.95 USD. Words: 127,900. Language: English. Published: January 5, 2011 and represented by Concierge Publishing Services. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
How does a Midwestern boy end up reporting world events from India for United Press? He comes by way of boat, after reporting from China during the Communist takeover. Such is the life story of John Hlavacek, correspondent for NBC and Time-Life. John left his career reporting from China to join United Press as a war correspondent. He reported world events from India from 1944-1952.
The Senator: The Story Of Ben Nighthorse Campbell
By Waln Brown
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 4,860. Language: English. Published: January 5, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Children's Books » Biography
This biography of the Native-American Senator Ben Nighthorse Campbell examines his difficult childhood. Ben's father had problems with alcohol and his mother was sick with tuberculosis. Ben's home life was so bad he had to live in an orphanage. He dropped out of school and joined the military. He earned his GED, went to college and became a United States Senator.
Sitting On The Gatepost: The Story Of Zora Neale Hurston
By Waln Brown
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 4,850. Language: English. Published: January 5, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Children's Books » Biography
This biography of Zora Neale Hurston examines her childhood of poverty, abandonment and racial discrimination. After her mother died, Zora was sent off to a boarding school. When her father would not pay her expenses, Zora had to drop out of the school. Despite many struggles, Zora rose above her difficult childhood to be one of America's greatest African-American writers and folklorists.
And Justice For All: The Story Of Cesar Chavez
By Waln Brown
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 4,830. Language: English. Published: January 5, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Children's Books » Biography
Cesar Chavez was born in Arizona. At age 10, Cesar's family lost their 160 acre homestead, when a long drought forced a public sale of their farm. The Chavez family moved to California to join the many migrant workers who roamed from farm to farm. Cesar became a labor leader for the National Farm Workers Association, helping to improve wages and conditions for America's migrant workers.
The Great Inventor: The Story of Thomas Edison
By Waln Brown
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 4,600. Language: English. Published: January 5, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Children's Books » Biography
This biography of examines Edison's childhood learning problems and severe hearing loss. Despite these difficulties, Edison learned the joy of reading, especially about science and technology, which he continued to build upon throughout his life, resulting in his invention of the light bulb, phonograph and many other discoveries.