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Only Yesterday: Times of my Life
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 105,820. Language: English. Published: January 21, 2016 by Amolibros. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Editors, journalists, & publishers, Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
This is a book of adventures written by an eighty-five-year-old and dedicated to his two-year old grandson, containing drama, tragedy, comedy, not to mention history in its most exciting yet moving form. How can one not be enthralled by the extraordinary real life events related here?
Memoirs: Life on the Farm for the Seven Jordan Sisters 1890 to 1919
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 105,930. Language: English. Published: January 19, 2016 by Carolyn Dale. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
In thirty-one episodes that read like short stories, Ella P. Jordan Dale writes with charm and humor authentic to the era about the Jordan family's farm near Mount St. Helens from 1890 to 1919. Vivid details recount daily life and adventures, and accompanying essays place the farm and family within the pioneer history of Washington State.
Evolving to Grace
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 126,330. Language: English. Published: December 6, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Self-improvement » Adult Children of Substance Abusers, Nonfiction » Biography » Woman biographies
In Evolving to Grace: A story of perseverance, strength, spiritual evolution, and the choices one must make to change one’s path, I share my life’s experiences—finding my way out of darkness—discovering hope, strength, happiness and the right path for the life I choose to live. I write about challenges I've had to overcome—either due to alcoholism, depression, violence, and rape.
Bank Notes: The True Story of the Boonie Hat Bandit
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 101,590. Language: English. Published: December 6, 2015 by A-Argus Better Book Publishers. Categories: Nonfiction » True Crime » General crimes, Nonfiction » Biography » Criminals & outlaws
The true crime story of a man in over his head who turns to bank robbery with disastrous results. Shocking examples of overzealous justice officials.
Somebody Up There Likes Us
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 102,270. Language: English. Published: November 30, 2015 by Austin Macauley. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Business biography
This fascinating autobiography of both the man and his company is a masterclass in establishing, developing and expanding a business, with all the rationale thrown in. Who would think a book about dispute resolution in the building industry could be so riveting?
Five Years a Mesowarrior
Price: $4.00 USD. Words: 155,260. Language: English. Published: November 26, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Adventurers & explorers
A woman is given the news that she has Terminal Cancer and has 3 months to live. This story is her battle to get treatment and to beat this disease.
Prison Hulk to Redemption: Part One of a Family History 1788-1900
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 143,060. Language: English. Published: November 25, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography, Nonfiction » History » Australia & New Zealand
The author undertakes a journey with his ancestors through Australia's colonial history - a history that hardly has its equal. He traces the cultural continuities of Australian society and shows where his ancestors fitted in. An important part of the story is the indispensable role the convicts played in establishing the Australian nation. Nine convict ancestors are found in the direct line.
Twists and Turns. The Life and Times of a Nurse 1935-2015
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 143,650. Language: English. Published: November 24, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Physicians & medical professionals, Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Healthcare issues
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Laurie Maddison describes her experiences as a child in Malaya, Australia and England. After school she enters nursing, marries, has a child and returns to Perth, Western Australia, where she works at Sir Charles Gairdner Hospital and in specialist areas at Royal Perth, followed by community nursing, post-graduate courses at University, mental health nursing, and finally as a university lecturer.
Shattered China Dream
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 245,870. Language: English. Published: November 23, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » History » Asian
For 100 years, three generations of the author’s Anglo-Chinese family lived in China. They were unfairly treated due to their mixed blood, particularly in the era of Mao. After more than 20 years of studying, researching and verifying Chinese Modern History as well as family history, the author tells a remarkable true story of three generations living in China and tracing their British ancestry.
A Hippopotamus at the Table
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 109,400. Language: English. Published: November 20, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
A TRUE STORY of a journey to a new life in CAPE TOWN, SOUTH AFRICA in 1975. A young couple and their baby travel to Cape Town at a time of full apartheid, riots and social unrest. The effects of apartheid crept up on them until two tragedies drove them to realise that continuing to live there had become untenable
Lightfoot Dancing: An Australian-Indian Affair
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 137,920. Language: English. Published: November 16, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Performing arts, Nonfiction » Biography » Woman biographies
With echoes of 'Heat and Dust' the author goes in search of her Aunt Louise’s life in British-Raj India. The love affair she finds is a deep enduring connection with Indian classical dance, and how Louise Lightfoot led a romantic, remarkable and truly independent life to promote Indian dance world-wide. A true story, it is part biography, part dance history, part inter-generational memoir.
Maverick Publisher: J. Patrick O'Callaghan, A Life in Newspapers
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 118,840. Language: English. Published: November 15, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Biography » Editors, journalists, & publishers
Born in the Republic of Ireland, J. Patrick (Pat) O'Callaghan became one of the giants of print journalism in Canada and beyond. He believed in the role of a vigorous and free press and was quick to confront and expose any encroachment on that freedom by government or other agencies. These memoirs are dedicated to those journalists who share his ideals, his integrity and his moral imperative.
Diana Ross Reflections
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 131,810. Language: English. Published: November 15, 2015 by New Haven Publishing Ltd. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Celebrity biography, Nonfiction » Entertainment » Entertainment industry
A legend, a trailblazer, pioneer, icon, there are so many words that can be used to describe Diana Ross but so little has been written in such detail on her extensive body of work. Until now. A true labour of love for this book, is an entertaining, and the ultimate, guide to the career of Miss Diana Ross
To Have Your Cake and Eat It (2nd Edition) Autobiography: Wife of Secretary of the Army under President Eisenhower and 1930 Governor of Michigan
Price: $4.95 USD. Words: 126,630. Language: English. Published: November 14, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Woman biographies, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » History
Autobiography of Clara Brucker, wife of Wilber M. Brucker, 1930 Michigan Governor, Secretary of the Army under Eisenhower. Book covers world travel, meeting influential leaders during Cold War Era, downfall of Joe McCarthy, launching first US Satellite into orbit, Nixon-Kennedy campaign, Clara’s early life and events in Michigan, Wilber’s career as Governor, including fight with Purple Gang.
Rising from the Shadow of the Sun
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 102,120. Language: English. Published: November 13, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Rising from the Shadow of the Sun brings the horror and losses of World War II on Java off the battlefields and military POW camps and into the world of Ronny Herman, who is barely three years old in 1942 when the Japanese conquer Java and force her family into prison camps.
The Accidental Terrorist: Confessions of a Reluctant Missionary
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 126,100. Language: English. Published: November 10, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Criminals & outlaws, Nonfiction » Biography » Cultural heritage
1987. A faltering missionary named Bill Shunn lands himself in a Canadian jail on charges of hijacking. 1844. A frontier prophet named Joseph Smith lands himself in an Illinois jail on charges of treason. This riveting memoir weaves from these stories a spellbinding tapestry of deception, desperation and defiance. Answer its call and you'll never look at a Mormon missionary the same way again.
Eighty Five Ride
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 119,880. Language: English. Published: November 8, 2015 by Bookpal Australia. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
THIS IS THE BOOK OF SILKA SHAMROCK The story is of a young girl. From an Irish background, her father had run away from Ireland to England 1945 and signed up for the RAF, although he was only fifteen years old, had lied about his age, and was sent off to Singapore, his brother Mick came looking for him from Ireland
Samuel, Son and Successor of Rees Howells: Director of the Bible College of Wales - A Biography
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 105,380. Language: English. Published: November 3, 2015 by ByFaith Media. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Religious biography, Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Christian Life / Prayer
Updated in 2017. In 1950, Samuel Rees Howells became the Director of the Bible College of Wales when his father Rees Howells was taken into glory and he led the work for the next fifty-two years; living a life of faith and intercession. The author invites us on a lifelong journey with Samuel, to unveil his ministry at the College, life of prayer and the support he received from staff and students.
Connecting Dors
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 117,050. Language: Canadian English. Published: November 2, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Adventurers & explorers, Nonfiction » Entertainment » Celebrity culture
Connecting Dors – the legacy of sex symbol and superstar Diana Dors, Britain's Marilyn Monroe
Diana Inquest: The French Cover-Up
Price: $7.95 USD. Words: 270,690. Language: English. Published: October 23, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Royalty biography, Nonfiction » History » European
Diana Inquest: The French Cover-Up is the gripping story of how a culture of corruption and cover-up was endemic throughout the investigation into the deaths of Princess Diana and Dodi Fayed. It tracks the French investigation right from the initial minutes after the crash inside the Alma Tunnel through to the conclusion of the investigation by Judge Stéphan two years later, in September 1999.