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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
(5.00 from 1 review)
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.
A Hairdresser's Diary: Scissors Retired
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 116,390. Language: English. Published: October 17, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Inspiration » Personal inspiration, Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
. These are stories filled hardships and disasters, mingled with blessings and joy, and through it all you will come to see how a six-year old girl who was lost, unloved and abused became a woman of great passion and inspiration.
Billy One Boy's War
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 129,540. Language: British English. Published: October 15, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
The Second World War brought with it a global cataclysm that resulted in the death of more than 60 million people. During the onset of this grim period in history, a young boy begins his own journey; one that irrevocably changes the course of his life. This deeply affecting memoir lends an intimate glimpse into a world ravaged by war and the lives of people inextricably thrust into turbulent time
Long Legs and Tall Tales: A Showgirl's Wacky, Sexy Journey to the Playboy Mansion and the Radio City Rockettes
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 190,570. Language: American English. Published: October 14, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Entertainment » Entertainment industry
Long Legs and Tall Tales is a comic memoir about a naïve, goodie two-shoes, Midwesterner who tosses aside her conservative business suit and college education, leaves the safety of suburbia behind, and hesitantly sets off to become an international, sexy showgirl supreme. Follow her into her dressing rooms around the globe, as she learns to survive in the wacky world of entertainment.
Living in his Shadow, the Rocky Stallone story
Price: $9.95 USD. Words: 111,210. Language: American English. Published: October 13, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Living in his Shadow is a story about Rocky Stallone who spent half of his life being mistaken for one Celebrity after another. Here is a rare, beautiful, yet strong and compassionate moving story.
Keep Sweet - Children of Polygamy
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 159,310. Language: English. Published: October 13, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Best Selling Author, Dr. Dave Perrin, co-authored Keep Sweet with Debbie Palmer so that readers could understand what it would be like to be a young girl growing up in the polygamous Mormon community of Bountiful. The foreword was written by Jon Krakuer, author of Into Thin Air, Into the Wild, and Under the Banner of Heaven.
When the Going Gets Tough - Still More Adventures from a Country Vet
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 100,410. Language: English. Published: October 13, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
After four Canadian bestsellers in his "Country Vet" series, Dr. Dave Perrin is back with more accounts of his adventures as a veterinarian in the backwoods of southeastern British Columbia.
The Power of Faith When Tragedy Strikes
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 100,370. Language: English. Published: October 9, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir, Nonfiction » Inspiration » Spiritual inspiration
(5.00 from 1 review)
Told through alternating chapters, this inspiring father-son memoir recounts a young man’s seemingly insurmountable quest to regain movement in every part of his body, and a father’s struggle to be the rock his son and family lean on in the face of their worst nightmare. Chris Norton was given a 3 percent chance of ever moving anything below the neck...