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Time Grooves and Travel Records by Adrian Breeden
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 215,800. Language: English. Published: February 8, 2015 by booksmango. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
These are some of the stories of my life – just your average Englishman (pommie) – beginning from birth, childhood, schooldays, adolescence and then service life with its world travels, through to leaving the Royal Air Force and England to re-unite with my family in Australia after almost five years. It continues on with my life and travels again during and after my (officially) 21 years of marria
The Journey That Never Was by Jeanne de Ferranti
Price: $2.85 USD. Words: 105,230. Language: English. Published: February 2, 2015 by Mereo Books. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
Back in the early 1960's, as two young women in their twenties, they drove one of the first Minis right round the world, and made it home in one piece. The pair survived and the journey took 2 years. This, half a century on, is Jeanne’s enthralling account of the round-the world adventure which at the time was simply swept under the carpet.
A Lifetime in the Eye of the Storm by Andre Nguyen Van Chau
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 221,610. Language: English. Published: February 1, 2015 by Erin Go Bragh Publishing. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography, Nonfiction » History » War
Hiep lived her life, from earliest childhood, at the center of the war. This is her story of love and loss, triumph and tragedy. It is the story of all women who have lived through a war, with only their steadfast love, hope and faith in God to give them the strength to go on living.
Scholars and Gentlemen by Joan Priest
Price: $1.57 USD. Words: 147,980. Language: English. Published: January 28, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
There are a number of remarkable families who have made their mark on Australian life in the 20th century — Street, Kent-Hughes, Bonython, Cilento, Durack, Mackerras — are some that spring instantly to mind. It has been my purpose to illustrate this by tracing the diverse careers of the Mackerras family and assessing the contribution they have made to the development of this country.
As Algemas de Ouro by Adalzimiro R.
Price: $3.75 USD. Words: 151,620. Language: Portuguese. Published: January 26, 2015 by Chiado Editora. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Ao longo da História da Humanidade, sempre nos disseram, que quando nasce um ser humano, seja homem ou mulher, ele tem o seu destino traçado. Como eu sou igual a todo o mundo vou seguir assim as mesmas regras.
A More Simple Time: How Cycling Saved My Soul by John Rezell
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 123,710. Language: English. Published: January 26, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Bicycling, Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
By twist of fate cycling became more than a hobby. It became my beat. As America's top journalist covering US cycling (1989-96), I watched the rise of extraordinary athletes from Linda Brenneman, Alison Dunlap and Dede Demet to Steve Hegg, Bobby Julich and Kent Bostick. They shared their quests, one pedal stroke at a time. It's a ride to the Atlanta Olympics that changed my life and saved my soul.
You Can't Cook a Dead Crab and Eat It by John Rezell
Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 107,070. Language: English. Published: January 26, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir, Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues
Imagine spending 85 days living in a popup tent camper while driving 8,000 miles around the American West in search of a place to call home. We didn't imagine it. We lived it. This is the story of that journey. An unforgettable time when we taught our daughters an important lesson: When your life isn't going the way you envisioned, take control and make your life what you want it to be.
As Far As I Remember by Michael Bawtree
Price: $2.85 USD. Words: 121,640. Language: English. Published: January 20, 2015 by Mereo Books. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
Michael Bawtree owes his cultured start in life to the country house hotel his parents owned and managed in the 1950s. Michael developed a talent for literature and drama, after he had read English Language and Literature at Oxford took him to Canada, where he embarked on a career in the theatre. As Far As I Remember is part 1 of Michael’s story
Roads Taken by Alan R Young
Price: $2.85 USD. Words: 121,470. Language: English. Published: January 19, 2015 by Mereo Books. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
Alan Young developed two passions early in life; music and literature. In his twenties he sought adventure in East Africa, using his academic experience to teach native Kenyans. Roads Taken is his account of those vividly remembered days in a strange land which became a second home to him and where he made friends from all races and backgrounds.
Electricity Supply, The British Experiment by David Porter
Price: $2.85 USD. Words: 107,750. Language: English. Published: January 19, 2015 by Mereo Books. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
In 1987, David Porter found himself at the centre of the energy supply revolution when he helped to form a new body created to fight for the UK’s independent electricity producers. Battles were fought and often won. Politics, rather than the paying customers, drove the industry. This book is David’s story of those eventful years
Not Another Flamin' (Love) Travel Story by Paul Carson & Sally Carson
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 138,820. Language: English. Published: January 15, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » Budget, Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
THE INCIDENTS IN THIS BOOK ARE BASED ON REAL EVENTS. THE NAMES WERE CHANGED TO PROTECT THE GUILTY. Did you ever dream of taking a year off from work, to travel somewhere different and exciting – Europe perhaps? This book tells the story of a couple who did exactly that and shows how it can be done. Maybe you would not take quite the same approach to the journey that they did, though…
Our Life Off the Grid: An Urban Couple Goes Feral by J. David Cox
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 102,200. Language: English. Published: January 15, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Home and Garden » Sustainable living, Nonfiction » Biography » Editors, journalists, & publishers
NOMINATED FOR THE 2016 STEPHEN LEACOCK MEDAL FOR HUMOUR “Let’s do this! How hard can it be?” And, with that, David and his wife Sally, in their mid-fifties, went from being white collar urbanites to living off the grid on a remote island in the wilds of west coast British Columbia, Canada.
Recep Tayyip Erdoğan'lı Yıllar by Muhammer Ferik
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 565,440. Language: Turkish. Published: January 11, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Presidents & heads of state, Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Accounting / governmental
Bu kitapta Türkiye Cumhuriyeti'nin Atatürk'ten sonra gelen en başarılı lideri Recep Tayyip Erdoğan'ın siyasi hayatı ve özellikle icraatın başında olduğu Başbakanlık dönemi yer almaktadır. Başbakanlık döneminde yaşanan siyasi ve gündemi oluşturan olaylar kronolojik olarak sıralanmıştır.
How They Murdered Princess Diana: The Shocking Truth by John Morgan
Price: $8.40 USD. Words: 257,390. Language: English. Published: January 9, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Royalty biography, Nonfiction » History » European
This explosive book blows the lid on one of the most shocking crimes of our modern era. But it does more than that. How They Murdered Princess Diana is the most complete evidence-based account of the assassination of Princess Diana yet written. It delivers on providing answers to many of the key questions: Who did it? Why was Diana assassinated? How was it carried out?
Her Cage His Dream by L. A. DeGeorge
Price: $5.95 USD. Words: 102,080. Language: English. Published: January 7, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Other biographies, Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Family health
Being rich would be great, right? Well, maybe not. Those of us see others that have everything, but do they? In this book you can read about two people, the woman and the man. See what they experience and how they deal with their lives. The woman is trapped in a cage, a cage of her own making. The man is living his dream and will do anything to keep it.
My Auntie Zoya by Tania Senko
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 146,410. Language: English. Published: December 21, 2014 by Tanya Goodwin. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Other biographies, Nonfiction » History » European
A novel based on the life of my Aunt Zoya, stage name, Zoya Valevska, a Russian and European star of ballet, theater, film, and opera.
But for the Grace of God by William R. Pogue
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 112,210. Language: English. Published: December 16, 2014 by ReAnimus Press. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Adventurers & explorers, Nonfiction » Biography » Celebrity biography
The amazing memoir of astronaut Bill Pogue, long-time holder of the world record for most days in space.
When The Wind Blows, Extraordinary Adventures With A Deadly Twist by Maggi Ansell
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 102,990. Language: English. Published: December 15, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » Specialties & interests, Nonfiction » Biography » Adventurers & explorers
Buying an ex drug-smuggling boat in Grand Cayman is the start of crazy escapades. Maggi & Robin quit work to set sail across the South Pacific to Australia. From the Caribbean and perils of Panama, to exotic South Sea islands and a devastating cyclone in the Coral Sea peaking in a dramatic helicopter rescue from the ocean. Powerfully told, it’s funny, tragic, romantic and gripping.
Never Be Afraid: A Belgian Jew in the French Resistance by Ken Wachsberger & Bernard Mednicki
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 110,050. Language: English. Published: December 7, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography, Nonfiction » History » Holocaust
"Never Be Afraid: A Belgian Jew in the French Resistance" is the story of a Belgian Jew who flees to southern France with his family when the Nazis invade, poses as a Christian, and joins the French Resistance to fight Hitler’s Nazis. Bernard Mednicki's story, in the best tradition of the famous Yiddish writers, is a glorious refutation of the myth that the Jews went like "lambs to the slaughter."
Trajectory by Paul Malcolm
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 153,600. Language: English. Published: December 6, 2014 by Bookpal Australia. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Born of Armenian parents in 1924, Paul Malcolm lived his first 20 years in Bombay. He first visited Australia in 1944 while in the Merchant Navy, and settled there three years later. After exotic Bombay he found the Fremantle of 1947 dull, but went on to a much livelier Sydney, then to Broken Hill & in 1959 joined Weapons Research Establishment in South Australia.