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El Judío - Salvador de la Raza Negra
Price: $2.95 USD. Words: 36,470. Language: Spanish. Published: March 15, 2012 by Cornelius McQuillan. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Religious biography
El Judío narra la historia de un hombre converso no solamente del Judaísmo al Catolicismo sino también de un niño tímido y delicado hasta ser un valiente y santo varón. Jacobo nació en un pequeño arrabal de Severne de Alsacia Francia, pero llegó a ser responsable por la evangelización del continente africano.
From Blue Collar to Businessman
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 14,130. Language: English. Published: March 14, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Business biography, Nonfiction » Biography » Business biography
Keller L. Coleman IV, better known as “Coach Keller,” went from Blue Collar to Businessman because he made a plan and made it happen. Many people have dreams and make plans they don’t know how to execute; hence they never come to fruition. I want to empower you to live the life of your dreams, not just by making a plan, but by seeing it through and making it happen.
Blessings of Failure: A Transylvanian Memoir
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 73,320. Language: English. Published: March 14, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
(5.00 from 1 review)
A memoir of a Transylvanian physician, a child of communism where failure was guaranteed. In a stubborn pursuit of realizing her parents' failed ideals, she keeps changing careers and countries. She excels in three professions, only to lose each as her inner quest drives her toward an ever-changing vision of becoming. Paradoxically, her freedoms and successes have come from failures.
The Changing Academic Market: General Trends and a Berkeley Case Study
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 56,890. Language: English. Published: March 14, 2012 by Quid Pro Books. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Social scientists & psychologists, Nonfiction » Biography » Social scientists & psychologists
Inside story and scholarly analysis of a major sociology department's search, during the mid-70s, to fill many faculty jobs--all attempted in the midst of fundamental changes to the college market that began in the 1960s. That sea change is exposed with candid self-awareness and examined in its practical effects: treatment of candidates, affirmative action, shrinking markets, and recommendations.
Standing Naked
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 40,900. Language: English. Published: March 14, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
(4.75 from 4 reviews)
I wrote a memoir about a six month period of time during 2003-2004 when my entire world turned upside down while my husband was deployed to Iraq. I had a small child to care for, my mother recently had died, my father was currently dying, my sister was autistic and dependent, and my family had a practically condemned house to sell and a financial mess.
Remembering "Star Search"
Price: Free! Words: 1,730. Language: English. Published: March 14, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
(3.00 from 1 review)
A story about the process of auditioning and performing on the national TV show Star Search with Ed McMahon.
ABC OF THE BACKWARDS
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 12,260. Language: English. Published: March 14, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
THE backward-classed (OBC) exploited from the ancient to modern age in India. How the rich-budhaism is abolished in india gradually by Hindu and Muslim Rulers. Till in India the OBC is neglected and exploited; though Govt. of India has taken a lot measures to uplift them along with protectionism after the Indipendence.
Grandpa's Short Stories
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 18,330. Language: English. Published: March 13, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Humor and satire, Nonfiction » Entertainment » Humor and satire
Ever wondered what it would be like to manage an apartment building? How about being a pro-wrestler? What if your house was suddenly surrounded by several feet of mud? The answers to these questions are in Norman Miller's collection of short stories. You will laugh until you cry.
Living Beneath the Radar; A Nine Year Journey Around the World
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 78,920. Language: English. Published: March 13, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues, Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues
This is the story of a young man who had a desire to travel and see the world. This nine-year journey gave him the opportunity to see our planet with different cultures and religions. The experience changed how he sees the world forever. Journey with the author and see what the world was like from 1970 to 1979.
Leaves From The Fig Tree
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 101,920. Language: English. Published: March 13, 2012 by Rebel ePublishers. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
An extraordinary life shared by an extraordinary raconteuse. ‘ … One spoke to me once of years passing and conjured up a picture of a great fig tree, the leaves falling, each leaf another year of his life.’
Gag Order Lifted: The Courage to Expose a Major Cover-up in the Fifth Largest School District in the United States
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 41,830. Language: English. Published: March 12, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
This book provides the reader with hope that it is not what happens to you in this life that determines your fate, but how you respond to each experience. It is about the courage to speak up, and expose injustice in the most public way possible.
The Simple Guide To Nelson Mandela
Series: The Simple Guide To. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,600. Language: English. Published: March 12, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Presidents & heads of state, Nonfiction » Biography » Presidents & heads of state
This short, simple guide tells you all about Nelson Mandela, from his early years with the ANC, through the turbulent times and tough decisions on the use of violence for the cause, to his working with the South African government to end apartheid. On becoming president and transforming the great nation of South Africa. History in the making
My Turkish Missile Crisis
Price: $2.49 USD. Words: 11,160. Language: English. Published: March 12, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Not all the drama played out in Washington and Cuba. This is an absorbing and frightening account of Joseph Maiolo's experience as a 24-year-old Air Force officer manning NATO missiles in Turkey in October, 1962, on the frontline of the Cuban Missile Crisis, and the tense months that follow until president Kennedy's assassination.
Séjour en Silésie: 1940 - 1945
Price: $5.11 USD. Words: 35,210. Language: French. Published: March 12, 2012 by Writer's Block Author Services. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Military biography
Séjour en Silésie est un livre par Arthur Evans CBE, dans lequel il raconte ses expériences de son temps, entre 1940 et 1945, dans le camp de prisonniers de guerre, Stalag VIIIB.
Chasing a World Record
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 13,070. Language: English. Published: March 12, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Skydiving, Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Skydiving
Chasing a World Record is the story of an average skydiver who decides to become a world record holder, participating in Jump For The Cause 2002, a female world record attempt series & benefit for the City of Hope. Told through postings to an internet forum, the story follows the author from flat on her back after back surgery to world record holder. 25% of sales to be donated to cancer research.
American Chick in Saudi Arabia
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 31,750. Language: English. Published: March 12, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
When Jean Sasson answers a call to work in the royal hospital in Saudi Arabia, what should have been a 2-year stay turns into a life-changing adventure spanning over a decade. In this inspiring 75-page memoir, Jean is plunged into the hidden lives of the veiled women in Riyadh, where women are locked in luxurious homes and fundamentalist mutawas terrorize the streets.
Memoirs of an American Family in Occupied Japan
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 52,050. Language: English. Published: March 11, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
This is a unique account by two Americans of their experiences in the vastly different culture of post-war Japan, during an exhilarating time of renewal, with insights into the economic reconstruction of Japan, and the common bonds of humanity that transcended the cultural divide.
This Side of My Struggle: Prisoners on Suffering, Surrendering, and Breaking Free
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 60,020. Language: English. Published: March 11, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Biographical anthologies
This anthology is a collection of heart-wrenching firsthand accounts of prisoners in their first, second, and third decades of incarceration.
Bastard Windows
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 19,280. Language: English. Published: March 11, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
From a difficult upbringing of verbal and physical abuse from his father, two nervous breakdowns, four years of post-traumatic stress, two suicide attempts, his life raped in all aspects from the confines of controlled religion, Bastard Windows is the true life story of Reverend Stu Strang on his healing 99-days through Europe to live love. Packed with heart warming confessions and unique humour.
After The Bombs - My Berlin
Price: $4.95 USD. Words: 85,260. Language: English. Published: March 11, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
This recollection begins with the life of a German family at the beginning of the First World War and continues with their struggles in the aftermath of the Second World War. After the war Berlin was mostly rubble and the Cold War was heating up. The Berlin Blockade and the construction of The Wall placed the city in the center of the Cold War.