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Lost My Jock by Jonathan Techlin
Price: Free! Words: 20,990. Language: English. Published: April 4, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir, Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
Do you like reading underdog sports stories? Do you enjoy stirring tales about unheralded athletes who overcame insurmountable odds to accomplish greatness? Do you need something to read while sitting on the toilet? This is the story of how I lost my jock. It isn’t a very inspiring underdog story. After all, it’s a story about a jockstrap. But it’s great for reading on the toilet!
Coming to Las Vegas, A True Tale of Sex, Drugs & Sin City in the 70s by Carolyn V. Hamilton
Price: $4.95 USD. Words: 71,810. Language: English. Published: April 4, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
This memoir tells how the author arrived in Las Vegas in 1973 to join a circus, opened the new MGM Grand Hotel/Casino as a cocktail waitress and, among other adventures, experienced a city-wide Culinary Union strike. Each story told in this memoir—of the Martin Scorsese “Casino” era of Las Vegas—is true, and many of them are humorous as well as outrageous.
Divorce, Empowerment, and Attorneys: What You Need to Know by Nadine Larsson
Price: $8.94 USD. Words: 29,130. Language: English. Published: April 3, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Antiques & Collectibles » Americana, Nonfiction » Antiques & Collectibles » Americana
A refreshingly honest memoir about surviving divorce, this is the third edition of a book that came out originally under the title, You Can Do This! Divorce, Empowerment, and Attorneys-What You Need to Know, a primer by Nadine Larsson. Now revised and expanded, this book continues to be a refreshingly honest memoir about surviving, and thriving after, divorce.
You Guys are Good - for Girls! One Woman's Musical Breakthrough in a Male-Dominated World by Donna R. Gataletto
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 55,290. Language: English. Published: April 3, 2015 by Gegensatz Press. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
The autobiography of the leader of several all-woman electric bands in the 1960s and 1970s.
The Diary of John Banfield 1983-90 by Robert Banfield
Price: Free! Words: 482,900. Language: British English. Published: April 3, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
John Banfield retired from the teaching profession in 1983 when he and his wife, Dorothy, moved from Lincoln to Eccleshall, Staffordshire, to enjoy their retirement together. John began a diary which recounts their many and varied interests and culminates in his tragic death from cancer. Both mundane and moving, it will be of particular interest to his descendants.
By His Side - Tales of Love and Loyalty Between a Man and His Dogs by Brian David Kolowich
Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 152,060. Language: English. Published: April 2, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
The true story of the love between a mother and son, life and death, and unflinching loyalty as it recounts the warm, spiritual relationships between BK, the human, and his string of canine companions during his 33-year journey from college days to family man. Laugh yourself silly at the mis-steps, antics and unbelievable coincidences of this heart warming story. Beautifully written
Twee Arm Vriende se Avontuurtjie in Namakwaland by Chris de Villiers
Price: Free! Words: 2,940. Language: Afrikaans. Published: April 2, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
'n Baie kort verhaal van 'n dag of twee in die lewens van twee arm vriende wat vandag terugkyk en lag.
Max Baer Versus James Braddock World Heavyweight Boxing Championship Garden Bowl, Long Island City, New York June 13, 1935 by Robert Grey Reynolds, Jr
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 5,070. Language: English. Published: April 1, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Boxing, Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Boxing
Max Baer claimed that his wrists were injured before his big fight with James Braddock. His handlers advised him to seek a postponement but he went ahead and fought as scheduled. A misunderstood fighter, especially for his time, Baer drew jeers when he clowned and rubber legged while being hit by his ring opponents. Braddock was all business and a classic underdog, by as much as 10-1 odds.
Ready Reference Treatise: The Color of Water by Raja Sharma
Series: Ready Reference Treatises · Study Gudes: English Literature. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 9,290. Language: English. Published: April 1, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Study guides, Nonfiction » Reference » Study guides
The conflicting emotions are highly effective in the autobiography. The author continued to find out who he really was. Likewise, the author’s mother describes the hardships she had to go through as a white Jewish woman.
Tales from Baggins Bottom - Best Bits Book 2 by Diane Parkin
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 72,830. Language: British English. Published: April 1, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
In 2006 Diane was still a freelance journalist working part-time from home and an active member of the National Union of Journalists’ Freelance Industrial Council (NUJ and FIC respectively). In February of 2006 she was introduced to the local live music scene and the foundations for Diane’s Gig List were set. The blog was Diane's writing diary, her journal on the life of a writer and editor.
By the Scruff of the Neck - A Suitcase of Memories by Henri Licht
Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 124,650. Language: Australian English. Published: April 1, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Told through the eyes of a young boy, ‘By the Scruff of the Neck’ begins its tale in post-WWII Holland of the 1940s and gives a candid and often humorous account of a Catholic childhood and the dynamics of family life. In contrast, the impact of the German occupation of Holland provides an insight into the privations of the time, as well as the subsequent decision to migrate to Australia in 1952.
Robin Williams Biography - The Truth Behind The Comedian Genius by Chris Dicker
Series: Biography Series. Price: $4.97 USD. Words: 10,360. Language: English. Published: March 31, 2015 by Digital Publishing Group. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Celebrity biography, Nonfiction » Biography » Celebrity biography
What happened to Robin Williams? Why he attempted a suicide? What's the reason behind it? Clearly, Robin was in pain. He successfully managed to hide it all with his indisputable talent as a comedian. This book is about his life, about his embarrassments, about his victories and legacy. We'll always remember a great man of courage, generosity and spirit...
Morgan Freeman Biography: What Does It Take For a Black Actor To Succeed In Hollywood? by Chris Dicker
Series: Biography Series. Price: $4.97 USD. Words: 7,290. Language: English. Published: March 31, 2015 by Digital Publishing Group. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Celebrity biography, Nonfiction » Biography » Celebrity biography
Have you ever wondered how Morgan Freeman rose to stardom? He was not always rich and admirable. He came from a poor family and he had to go a long way to become an successful actor. Morgan Freeman is one of the early African American actors that made it in Hollywood. When you read the book, it would feel like you are getting into his life. Morgan believed that everyone can succeed in life...
Joe Dassin - Les revers de la gloire by Alain-Guy Aknin
Price: $5.49 USD. Words: 43,120. Language: French. Published: March 31, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Celebrity biography
Sous une apparente sérénité, Joe Dassin était agité de tourments qui l’ont rendu incapable de résister à l'attrait de l’alcool et de substances plus dangereuses encore. Puis, ironie du sort, il est décédé au moment où il reprenait goût à la vie. Cette biographie détaillée, basée sur les témoignages de ses proches, révèle un homme dont les terribles angoisses ne sont pas étrangères à sa disparition
Man of the Forest by David Drangsholt
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 41,240. Language: English. Published: March 31, 2015 by Bookpal Australia. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
This book is about the history of exploration and survey of Victoria's timber resources. It is the story of three Norwegians, but more especially my father, Kristian Drangsholt. It also encompasses the way of life at that time and the growing up of a family in the forests and the constant moving from place to place.
Surfer, Soldier, Outlaw, Saint by Crayton Bates
Price: Free! Words: 54,470. Language: English. Published: March 30, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
I sat straight up in bed, the sweat flowing from every pore in my shaking body. Terrified, looking around the darkened room, I could see my club jacket (colors) hanging from a hook on the wall. The nightmares and flashbacks had become more intense. So much so, that I dreaded to succumb to sleep. I reached under the pillow, pulled out my .45 caliber automatic and placed the barrel on my temple.
The Gospel According to Casey by Ira Berkow & Jim Kaplan
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 48,340. Language: English. Published: March 30, 2015 by Summer Game Books. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Baseball / History, Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Baseball / History
The GOSPEL ACCORDING TO CASEY is the ultimate Casey Stengel book for lovers and admirers of "The Ol' Perfessor." It is part collection of hilarious stories and 1-liners by and about Casey, and half an analysis of his managerial genius. Dozens of resources and interviews were done by Ira Berkow and Jim Kaplan, two highly esteemed baseball writers. The result is nothing short of AMAZIN'!
What I Know about Jumping by Marcie L. Boyer
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 40,790. Language: English. Published: March 30, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Self-improvement » Motivation and inspiration, Nonfiction » Self-improvement » Motivation and inspiration
Have you ever made a major life decision and felt the tremendous fear, worry, and excitement that goes along with it? That is what is referred to as “jumping” in this book, and it is a natural and necessary part of life. But there’s no need to do it alone. Get “What I know about Jumping” for the support, guidance, and insight you need to make your next major life change!
Singing Magic: Memoir of a Girl Who Thought Singing Was Life by Lucretia E. Pretorius
Price: Free! Words: 86,860. Language: English. Published: March 29, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir, Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
Memoir of a girl raised in rural Ontario and French Canada in the 1940s and 1950s, who then moved to South Africa in the late 1960s and witnessed the tumultuous dismantling of apartheid. Rich descriptions of people and places in rural Canada and remote regions in South Africa.