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In His Shelter: A Christian in the British Army
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 112,840. Language: English. Published: January 22, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Religious biography, Nonfiction » Biography » Military biography
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
Smith’s gripping and humorous memoir details his time in the British Army as a Humanitarian Aid Officer. The story follows Smith from day one of Basic Training to his last day in Afghanistan, a decade later. Thrilling accounts of surviving ambushes, riots and suicide bombs make In His Shelter an entertaining and inspiring tale of faith, adventure and friendship.
Walking The Path
Price: $3.00 USD. Words: 117,590. Language: British English. Published: January 16, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Everyone has a journey through life. In the esoteric world it is known as 'walking the path'. For those who step willingly on the path, they agree to a speeding up of internal growth. Shane P Ward took that step and the result may be considered controversial; was it just life unfolding and did implausible events really happen? Whatever you may think, be prepared for an emotional roller coaster.
Katherine Mansfield: The Story-Teller
Price: $8.00 USD. Words: 215,570. Language: English. Published: January 16, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Literary biography
The compelling, intimate, and often controversial, story of Katherine Mansfield - one of the world's greatest short story writers – the only writer Virginia Woolf confessed to being afraid of. Using previously unavailable material Jones vividly evokes the tragic, but courageous, drama of this fragile yet feisty author: her life, loves and her passion for writing.
After Everest: The Experiences of a Mountaineer and Medical Missionary
Price: $1.25 USD. Words: 100,060. Language: English. Published: January 14, 2013 by Alan Jones. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Adventurers & explorers
The memoir of the remarkable T. Howard Somervell, best known for his role in the British expeditions to climb Mount Everest in the 1920s, including the legendary second attempt during which George Mallory and Sandy Irvine vanished on their way to the peak. Somervell also recounts his early climbing days in Europe, the horrors of the front during WWI, and his medical work among the poor of India.
Mảnh Trời Xanh Trên Thung Lũng
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 283,750. Language: Vietnamese. Published: January 12, 2013 by Kệ Sách eBook. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir, Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography
TIÊU DAO BẢO CỰ MẢNH TRỜI XANH TRÊN THUNG LŨNG Hồi Ký – Tự Truyện Copyrighted @2013 Tiêu Dao Bảo Cự Published by Kệ Sách eBook Publishing Center Smashwords Edition ISBN 978-1-3017-2853-4
The Black Tuna Diaries
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 127,300. Language: English. Published: January 11, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » True Crime » Drug trade
This is a true account of the life of America's most written about marijuana smuggler. Between the accounts of his smuggling adventures, Robert tells his life story. Life as a member of "The South St. Gang", his years as an actor, a famous pitchman, a successful entrepreneur in America and England, Bull Fighter in Spain, TV producer, smuggling pilot, big game fisherman, and federal inmate.
Film and Photography on the Front Range
Series: Regional History Series. Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 101,950. Language: English. Published: January 10, 2013 by Pikes Peak Library District. Categories: Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Artists, Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography
Film and Photography on the Front Range will acquaint the reader with the stories of many photographers of this Colorado region. From the earliest Rocky Mountain daguerreotypist in 1851, landscape pioneers, portraitists, silent filmmakers, theater commercial producers, fine arts photographers, to photojournalists, you will discover a picturesque history of Colorado image making.
Almazan. El unico general revolucionario
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 174,710. Language: Spanish. Published: January 10, 2013 by LD Books - Lectorum. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography, Nonfiction » History » Latin America / Mexico
Mucho se ha silenciado la presencia del único general revolucionario Juan Andreu Almazán, con el propósito, entre otros, de preservar la imagen de Lázaro Cárdenas. Ésta es una biografía que da voz a quien, después de Zapata y Villa, ha sido el único verdadero revolucionario que ha tenido México.
Vagabond Boy: Memoir of a Youth's Journey Through a Heartland of Chaos
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 110,440. Language: English. Published: January 10, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Parenting » Childhood development
(5.00 from 1 review)
A boy navigates through a chaotic childhood while traveling throughout 1950s America with his restless parents. The author's encounters with strange landscapes, curious people, and dubious caretakers dangle lessons he must choose or discard. He is swept toward an emotional chasm that threatens to swallow and imprison him forever, and he must decipher secrets in a local pond to secure his future.
Elsie at Ebb Tide: Emerging from the Undertow of Alzheimer's
Price: $9.95 USD. Words: 126,850. Language: English. Published: January 9, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Diseases / Alzheimer’s & dementia, Nonfiction » Biography » Woman biographies
elsie nurmi begins school in minnesota speaking no english yet becomes a u.s. protocol officer escorting dignitaries such as astronaut borman abroad on air force two. when diagnosed with alzheimer's, she begins a dreaded-yet transcendent-journey. as she becomes increasingly nonverbal, her daughter explores psychic communication proving soul-to-soul communication and love are never lost.
5 Narodzin i Requiem
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 175,740. Language: Polish. Published: December 26, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
'In that book, the author deals with the subject of Man and his Life, in the game of Survival, Conquests and Defeats . He analyzes Life under 'Anatomy of Life' and designs a recipe for 'The Art and the Joy of Life'. W tej to książce, autor porusza temat Człowieka i jego Życia, borykającego się w walce z życiowymi żywiołami, klęskami i szczytami.
5 Narodzin i Requiem
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 175,610. Language: Polish. Published: December 26, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
'In that book, the author deals with the subject of Man and his Life, in the game of Survival, Conquests and Defeats . He analyzes Life under 'Anatomy of Life' and designs a recipe for 'The Art and the Joy of Life'. W tej to książce, autor porusza temat Człowieka i jego Życia, borykającego się w walce z życiowymi żywiołami, klęskami i szczytami.
When Cancer is God's Call
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 188,650. Language: English. Published: December 18, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir, Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Cancer
The book is about a charming mother and an affectionate spouse who battled and fought Breast Cancer for almost seven years. In the end her struggles came to nothing as the demon of the disease overpowered her. Read about her passion to live at the best of times and the pain that gripped her at the worst of times. The book has everything for the ardent reader.
Yes I Can: the story of Sammy Davis Jr
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 239,790. Language: English. Published: December 17, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Celebrity biography
(5.00 from 1 review)
In Yes I Can, his 1965 worldwide Number One Best Selling autobiography, Sammy Davis recounts the extraordinary obstacles he overcame to become the undisputed world’s greatest entertainer. A half century after it became an immediate bestseller, Yes I can is still an intensely absorbing book, full of the vitality and aggressive greatness of Sammy Davis, Jr.
King Without a Kingdom
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 100,360. Language: English. Published: December 17, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
John Hulbert’s trek through the material world and the New Age, looking for answers surrounding the meaning of life, are vividly explored in this one man’s journey. The great stories of our civil­ization, from Homer’s “Odyssey” to “The Wizard of Oz” are epics of the heroic journey; returning home after an arduous and dangerous trip into foreign and unknown lands facing insurmountable obstacles.
From Roaring Hate to Ramrod Straight A Journey from Hitler’s Germany to the US Marine Corps
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 202,210. Language: English. Published: December 17, 2012 by Fideli Publishing. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Military biography, Nonfiction » Biography » Other biographies
This story tracks the life of an immigrant German Jew who was able to escape the clutches of Nazi Germany, fleeing Berlin, with his family in 1939, shortly after the horrific events of “Kristallnacht” when the Nazi Party in Germany finally showed its’ true colors. Left without a country and nowhere to go, the family manages to get to Genoa where transportation to Ecuador is arranged.
On my way to Samarkand - memoirs of a travelling writer
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 138,560. Language: English. Published: December 14, 2012 by infinity plus. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Biography » Literary biography
Garry Kilworth is a varied and prolific writer who has travelled widely since childhood, living in a number of countries, especially in the Far East. His books include SF and fantasy, historical novels, literary novels, story collections, children's books and film novelisations. This autobiography covers family history, travels and his experiences in publishing. 'a master of his trade' (Punch)
Coming Together
Price: $15.99 USD. Words: 132,410. Language: English. Published: December 12, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Coming together is a memoire of my healing journey, filled with my stories and life lessons. Join me as I lead you through my personal spiritual journey to an honest healing of my heart; through my decent into abandonment, abuse, death, drugs and deep sadness, followed by my ascension into healing. I grow with the evolution of my true story, and as it comes together, we come together.
Love Letters
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 162,810. Language: English. Published: December 9, 2012 by Bookpal Australia. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
This book is proof that love conquers all. In its pages is a record of a young couple in love and their dreams, aspirations and devotion - not just for each other, but also for God whom they both loved with a passion and wholeheartedly desired to serve. In 1949, after meeting and falling in love, Effie and John’s romance was put to the test with John residing and studying at the then Melbourne Bib
Steadily Moving Forward - The Life of Dr. Robert Charles Wallace
Price: $19.99 USD. Words: 104,130. Language: English. Published: November 29, 2012 by Alder Book Publishing. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Teachers & educators
Dr. R.C. Wallace did more to open up the northern territories of Manitoba and Alberta, in the early 1900's, than any other Canadian, leading its exploration and development. As an educator at some of Canada's top universities and President of Queen's University, he championed the development of the north by inspiring many of his students.