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The Last Campaign: Robert F. Kennedy and 82 Days That Inspired America
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 112,480. Language: English. Published: April 17, 2013 and represented by David Halpern. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Presidents & heads of state
The bestselling definitive account of Robert Kennedy's exhilarating and tragic 1968 campaign for President.
A Life in the Academy
Price: $9.00 USD. Words: 263,750. Language: English. Published: April 17, 2013 by Society for Philosophy & Culture. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Philosopher biography, Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
A delightful journey that takes the author from his second year of life to his seventy-fourth. Along the way, Wolff gives us an inside look at Harvard, the University of Chicago, Columbia, the University of Massachusetts, and a variety of other institutions of higher learning in the United States and South Africa.
Rattlesnake Dreams: An American Warrior's Story
Price: $8.00 USD. Words: 171,140. Language: English. Published: April 15, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir, Nonfiction » Biography » Editors, journalists, & publishers
A memoir of war, journalism, and growing up in the US Pacific Northwest. Spans the second half of the 20th century, and into the 21st. True stories, nightmares and dreams; and one essay.
Letters To Friends
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 101,590. Language: Commonwealth English. Published: April 13, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Relationships and Family » Family relationships, Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
Through letters to her friends, Mia tells the story of her family’s triumphs and heartbreak, her adjustment to life in a new country and her quest to find true love. She travels to Africa, Europe, India, China and the United States and discusses a wide range of topics, from religion to politics to her sex life or frequent lack thereof.
Ted Grant: The Permanent Revolutionary
Price: $6.95 USD. Words: 147,500. Language: English. Published: April 9, 2013 by Wellred Books. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Political biography, Nonfiction » History » Revolutionary
Ted Grant was a well-known figure in the international Marxist movement. The book covers the development of his life from his birth 100 years ago to his death in 2006. It explains the important theoretical questions and debates within Trotskyism of this period and it outlines Ted Grant's important theoretical contribution.
Hồi Ký Nguyễn Hiến Lê
Price: Free! Words: 292,210. Language: English. Published: April 9, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » History » Biography
Năm 1935, hồi mới vào đời, làm ở Sở Thủy lợi Nam Việt, những lúc lênh đênh trên kinh rạch miền Hậu Giang, nhớ mặt nước xanh rêu của Hồ Gươm, con đê thăm thẳm của sông Nhị, tôi viết hồi kí, chép lại những hình ảnh của người thân, những vui buồn của tuổi thơ và tuổi niên thiếu. Viết được khoảng sáu trăm trang vở học trò, không có ý in thành sách mà chỉ để vài người thân đọc. Tập đó còn lại được vài
Raconteur
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 115,620. Language: English. Published: April 7, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Adventure » General, Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
The Stories and Works of Noel R. Bodenmiller, including: When I Was Difficult To Care For, Firewood and Growing Up Cold, On My Mother's Passing, the novels: Vague Remembrances, Authentic Treasures, Captain Stevenson's Secret and Return To Stevenson's Isle. The poetic journal - Looking For You and song lyrics from Sounds of My Heart.
Le Quêteur d'âmes
Price: $10.29 USD. Words: 160,940. Language: French. Published: April 6, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Voici une version autobiographique de la vie de Zamor, selon son angle de vue, sa perspective face à l'existence, face au passé, au présent et au futur.
Out on a Limb
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 142,910. Language: English. Published: April 6, 2013 by Bookpal Australia. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
This is my story. It has the potential to empower and educate readers all over the world. They can see how and why the impact of childhood hurts continue to affect me in so many ways, whilst I lived and am still living a very full and interesting life.
Il dentista di Auschwitz
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 102,450. Language: Italian. Published: April 6, 2013 by Gingko edizioni. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Accolta con favore unanime dalla critica negli Stati Uniti, l’incredibile storia di un sopravvissuto al più letale campo di sterminio nazista, che per salvarsi dovette estrarre i denti d’oro dai cadaveri destinati ai crematori. Un libro unico tra le memorie dell’Olocausto.
Sixteen Vs, Book One, The Childhood Years
Series: Sixteen Vs, Book 1. Price: Free! Words: 119,130. Language: English. Published: April 1, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Relationships and Family » Life stages / school age
Sixteen Vs in one family? Maybe you thought you had a large family? Imagine sixteen. Read my compelling and exciting collection of life events that will make you wonder how I survived in a large family. Experience my early life trials spanning near-death, to tender and heartwarming moments growing up in the 1950/60s on a Louisiana farm.
Australian Son: the story of Ned Kelly
Price: $9.95 USD. Words: 115,000. Language: Australian English. Published: March 30, 2013 by Network Creative Services. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Criminals & outlaws, Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography
A century and one-third after his death, Ned Kelly’s not forgotten, and it’s hard to believe that Australians will ever forget him. In his own lifetime he passed into folklore, as Max Brown makes clear, so where is he now? This is not an easy question, but wherever he is, Max Brown’s book is part of the answer.
The Pencil Case
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 123,950. Language: English. Published: March 28, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir, Nonfiction » History » Australia & New Zealand
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
A hit on the head with a pencil case began Paul Wilson's lifelong battle against the system and the pencil-pushers who tormented him. Neither wrongful incarceration nor childhood abuse and deprivation could break Paul Wilson’s indomitable spirit, but survival meant an endless battle against the system that stole him from his family and denied him his freedom and his identity.
...And Then They Won Gold: Stepping Stones to Swimming Excellence - Volume 1
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 127,430. Language: English. Published: March 27, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Swimming & Diving, Nonfiction » Biography » Sports biography
Learn how eight of the greatest male swimmers in recent swimming history progressed from summer league swimming to collectively win 28 Olympic Gold Medals. Included are technique tips from the swimmers themselves and practice samples from each stage of their development.
Love Crazy
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 110,580. Language: English. Published: March 27, 2013 by Martin Sisters Publishing. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
The discovery of a forbidden box of letters sends author Selby McPhee on a fascinating and painful journey through her family’s history in the first half of the American twentieth century. On the box’s lid is a provocative warning: “Personal letters of Mr. and Mrs. J. J. Fleming, Jr ~ to be destroyed unopened.” The secrets begin to finally unfold.
Maverick Pilot, Volume One
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 106,660. Language: English. Published: March 26, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Transportation » Aviation / Commercial
Minnow to mercenary, volume one, tells of learning to fly, dealing with engine failure, smuggling seafood off beaches in Mexico and going to jail, flying corporate, fighting in the Congo, timber spraying, getting shot at in Laos, and Vietnam. Captain Case’s destiny was life-on-the-edge adventure.
O Hudd Ei Ddoe Prof Myron Wyn Evans
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 124,570. Language: English. Published: March 22, 2013 by M-y Books. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
This is the first volume of my autobiography covering the years 1950 to 1968, when I left Pontardawe Grammar School. The book opens with an extensive and rigorously authentic genealogy going back to the mid fourth century in one branch of the family, and genealogy of all the other branches. The book is interwoven with some of my poetry in both languages .
Iona Gordon A Highland Spirit In Peace and War
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 101,720. Language: English. Published: March 22, 2013 by M-y Books. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Based in Ballater on Royal Deeside between June 1914 and December 1915, the novel recounts the great love between an exceptional young woman and Gavin Fraser, a Gordon Highlander. They share an idyllic holiday in Upper Deeside and the Cairngorms. Her detailed comments about the area and life shed light on herself and inspire lyrical exchanges with him about their relationship.
North South North
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 240,330. Language: American English. Published: March 21, 2013 by Hughes Henshaw Publications. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
A powerful, nonfiction, intense saga spanning three generations starting in a small Lithuanian village at the turn of the century. The book covers forced exile, the Holocaust, apartheid, the Texas real estate and banking crisis of the eighties, lawsuits, business mistakes,personal misfortune, love affairs gone awry and the various countries that provided safe harbor for the families. 762 pages
Life In a Pinball Machine
Price: $7.00 USD. Words: 114,060. Language: English. Published: March 14, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir, Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
The author believes his life can be compared to living in a pinball machine, always bouncing around. He offers proof of this idea in this very funny book.