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My Life with Jacqueline Kennedy
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 128,380. Language: English. Published: March 31, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography
This book reveals Jacqueline Kennedy as a real person, as a wife, as a mother, as a seeker of perfection in art and life. It reveals in depth information only known by the person with the closest relationship to her, as we worked together on a daily basis. It was published in the United States of America and six additional foreign countries in 1969 and rated #1 on TIME Magazine's Best Seller list.
Earthbound Misfit
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 199,520. Language: American English. Published: March 30, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Transportation » Aviation / History
Earthbound Misfit is the compelling story of a pioneer of TV news aviation. A story that details his rise to fame, his fall from grace, and his redemption through the outreach of his many fans, and friends.
Encounters with an Inexplicable Man: Stories of Osho as Told by his People
Price: $14.90 USD. Words: 111,920. Language: English. Published: March 23, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Religious biography, Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Meditations
Osho, then known as Bhagwan Shree Rajneesh, drew world attention by driving Rolls Royces, dressing in otherworldly robes and attracting vast numbers of red-clothed followers. Savita Brandt brings together stories of those who lived through extraordinary times close to this man whose views so challenged Indian and Western society and whose hundreds of books continue to sell in scores of languages.
A Hidden Madness
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 101,830. Language: English. Published: March 21, 2014 by Quid Pro Books. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Law » Legal Education
This book tells the candid story of an accomplished individual--a law professor--who has reached the pinnacle of his profession despite suffering for over 30 years from the severe mental illness bipolar disorder. He has done so mostly in silence because of fear of stigma. He shows that one can enjoy a successful and fulfilling professional and personal life, even with a serious disease.
Against the Grain: A Historian's Journey
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 109,850. Language: English. Published: March 21, 2014 by Quid Pro Books. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » History » Jewish
AGAINST THE GRAIN is a collection of challenging and insightful essays from a reflective American historian. Jerold Auerbach, Professor Emeritus at Wellesley (where he taught 40 years), writes in the Foreword how his academic career and his time in Israel "each in its own distinctive way converged to liberate me from my past as a non-Jewish Jew." The historian reflects back on this dilemma.
Unrestorable Habitat: Microsoft Is My Neighbor Now
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 123,030. Language: English. Published: March 21, 2014 by Foreverland Press. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Environment
Unrestorable Habitat: Microsoft Is My Neighbor Now recounts how that valley was transformed over the course of Hudson's lifetime, roughly the sixty-five years from 1937 to 2003.
An Iranian at Home and Abroad
Price: $5.50 USD. Words: 127,690. Language: English. Published: March 17, 2014 by Memoirs Publishing. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Imagine visiting a tourist town for a break and being picked up by the police because you are not a local, then finding yourself with a rope around your neck in a public execution? Iran comes under close scrutiny as the author tries to come to terms with life where freedom of speech, movement and to wear the clothing of one's choice does not exist.
Another Yin Oan a Wan Way Tickut
Price: $5.50 USD. Words: 131,920. Language: English. Published: March 17, 2014 by Memoirs Publishing. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Military biography
This is Brian Brown's personal diary of his rise from Belisha Boy signalman up to the giddy heights of 2nd Lieutenant in the Royal Corps of Signals between 1939 until 1945 and includes 31/2 years as a Prisoner of War after being ordered by CIC Percival to surrender to the Japanese at the fall of Singapore on 15th February 1942.
Presidents' Body Counts: The Twelve Worst and Four Best American Presidents Based on How Many Lived or Died Because of Their Actions
Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 162,740. Language: English. Published: March 14, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » North America, Nonfiction » Biography » Presidents & heads of state
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Endorsed by Thom Hartmann Show! 1000 downloads! Speak No Evil About Presidents. So say most textbooks, journalists, commentators, and even some historians. Not in this book. An eye opening look at all the evil done by presidents, mass murder, incompetence, and terrorism, and the noblest presidents also. The most insightful damning expose of presidents you will ever see, by a historian and professo
Teaching for What?
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 148,190. Language: English. Published: March 13, 2014 by Fountain Blue Publishing. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Teachers & educators
“Teaching for What?” traces my turbulent career as an educator in Connecticut public, vocational and parochial schools, and how that experience drove me into depression and early retirement. It is also a somewhat scathing critique of the system of education, in general.
A Glance in the Mirror
Price: $5.50 USD. Words: 125,090. Language: English. Published: March 11, 2014 by Memoirs Publishing. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Terence Kearey emerged from a wartime Home Counties childhood to enter the world of work at a time of upheaval, technological revolution and trade union militancy. The women in his life helped to shape it, carrying him through the trials of family life, many ups and downs and the occasional disaster. Now retired and at peace, Terence can look back peacefully on a turbulent, but mainly happy time.
Sadism, Songs and Stolen Liberty
Price: $8.19 USD. Words: 101,360. Language: English. Published: March 4, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Military biography, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Communism and socialism
Stephen Mann writes of his experience as a boy entrant to the British Royal Navy, his despair then anger at finding that he could not escape from a world of arbitrary rules and personal violence. His humour and North London independent spirit however shines through and despite his frustrations, the cracking momentum of the book is maintained as we enjoy adventures with Stephen and his shipmates o
The Stargate Chronicles: Memoirs of a Psychic Spy
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 122,290. Language: English. Published: February 28, 2014 by Crossroad Press. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir, Nonfiction » History » Biography
Joseph McMoneagle is now known as the best Operational Remote Viewer in the history of the U.S. Army's Special Project—Stargate. His intelligence collection results have never been surpassed and rarely equaled. This remarkable memoir chronicles his military career, his early life, and gives a wonderful birds-eye view into US Military politics.
Firelight of a Different Colour: The Life and Times of Leslie Cheung Kwok-wing
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 127,740. Language: English. Published: February 25, 2014 by Signal 8 Press. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Celebrity biography, Nonfiction » Biography » Gay and lesbian
When Leslie Cheung Kwok-wing threw himself to his death from the terrace of Hong Kong’s Mandarin Oriental Hotel in 2003, he was the greatest star of his generation in the city. At the forefront of almost all the cultural changes Hong Kong saw during his lifetime, Leslie came to embody the unique spirit of the city. Firelight of a Different Colour commemorates a life that continues to inspire.
The Space in Between: A Story about Nina
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 113,400. Language: English. Published: February 22, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Woman biographies
The Space in Between tells the true story of a Latvian woman whose life is impacted by two world wars and a revolution. She experiences much personal tragedy but manages to retain her belief that most people are good.
Sixteen Vs, Book Four, The Young Adult Years
Series: Sixteen Vs, Book 4. Price: $2.00 USD. Words: 226,600. Language: English. Published: February 20, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir, Nonfiction » Relationships and Family » Life stages / general
Chaos and unusual circumstances reign in Victor's life during the late '60s. At this last home location, he struggles in unique life lessons, surprising school events, and backfired plans. Tragedy in romance, a puzzling marriage start, and the military draft round out his trials. As Victor comes of age, he navigates through different types of challenges. Some successfully, and others, not so well.
Valuable discovery
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 120,710. Language: English. Published: February 18, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Adventure » General, Nonfiction » Biography » Adventurers & explorers
In the arctic night, Julie Dorval grabs a lot of rough diamonds containing an exceptional stone in the offices of a mine north of Yellowknife. She also drilled a dark secret.
Marilyn Monroe & Joe DiMaggio - Love In Japan, Korea & Beyond
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 121,500. Language: English. Published: February 15, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Celebrity biography
The story of Marilyn Monroe and Joe DiMaggio is a timeless tale -- two legends with extraordinary careers in their individual fields and remarkable existences. This book chronicles each of their lives from the days before they met, until their paths finally crossed, their nine month marriage, the love after their marriage, and the love he held for her beyond her life and until the end of his.
Live to Give: My Journey From Despair to Fulfillment by Jane Frances Thompson
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 170,530. Language: English. Published: February 15, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Jane Thompson shares her true adventure of growing up in an overwhelmed alcoholic Irish Catholic household to the wilds of Alaska! She shares her healing journey with her mother and father. Her beloved teacher in India, Sathya Sai Baba, came to her in dreams and visions and led her to full Self-Realization. She ventures to India to see Him seven times.
A Sailor's Life
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 111,310. Language: American English. Published: February 14, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Military biography
By Peter Godwin Chance Life and times of Commander Peter G Chance RCN (Ret'd) through World War II, Korean War and Cold War.