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Their Story by John Gillam
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 135,790. Language: English. Published: August 1, 2014 by Bookpal Australia. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Biographical anthologies
Many have written about the conventional military history of WWI with its focus on units and battles, only using personal information to illustrate points of history. This approach perpetuates a generic ANZAC legend that has until now excluded the contribution of family and supportive community groups. Some have written about the grief and impact the losses of the war caused to families at home.
Loving God by N Kasturi
Price: $5.00 USD. Words: 145,280. Language: British English. Published: July 30, 2014 by Sri Sathya Sai Sadhana Trust, Publications Division. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Biography » Editors, journalists, & publishers
This is the biography of Professor N. Kasturi, the chosen biographer of Bhagawan Sri Sathya Sai Baba. This book is his autobiography, his story, his journey to the feet of the Lord, Bhagawan Sri Sathya Sai Baba.
The Films of Donald Pleasence by Christopher Gullo
Price: $9.95 USD. Words: 109,040. Language: English. Published: July 29, 2014 by BearManor Media. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Celebrity biography
The Films of Donald Pleasence includes a full biography, tributes from Pleasence's friends and coworkers, reviews of all his films, and a rare photo gallery.
Being an account by Ernest Lycette of his life as a young man and soldier in the years between 1911 and 1921 by Ernest Lycette
Price: Free! Words: 103,090. Language: English. Published: July 27, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs(5.00 from 1 review)
Being an account by Ernest Lycette of his life as a young man and soldier in the years between 1911 and 1921. This covers his time as a soldier in the British Army in such places as Gallipoli, Somme, Italy, Egypt, Vimy Ridge, Dardanelles, Amiens among many others. His memoirs also cover his time post-war in the army of occupation of Rhineland, and also the Auxiliary Division in Ireland.
Letters to My Son by Michael French
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 137,830. Language: English. Published: July 25, 2014 by Bookpal Australia. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » History » Essays
This book is by my Great Great Grandfather, John Bemrose, who wrote a series of letters, 60 in all to his son, Weightman, who was experiencing as we understand it today a rough time in his teenage years. So his father wrote him this series of letters, based on his own life and times in his own teenage years in England and America, during the early 1800’s.
Letters from Home: Adventures with Mad Mother, Lemonade Man and the Kid by Anne Tezon
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 138,480. Language: English. Published: July 24, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Want to laugh out loud? Want to be entertained by the hilarious and sometimes pathetic experiences most of us face in growing up and growing old gracefully? Take a look at "Letters from Home: Adventures with Mad Mother, Lemonade Man and the Kid." This unique memoir is a collection of the personal newspaper columns of a small town Midwestern publisher over the course of her 30 year career.
Broken Rhythms by Rosamund Dallow
Price: $9.39 USD. Words: 107,920. Language: Australian English. Published: July 24, 2014 by booksunleashed. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
The hopes and aspirations of Beth, born in the sleepy town of Napier in 1903, and then her daughter Laura, born in 1939, are played out against the stifling social atmosphere of post-war New Zealand.
Tales of a Mountain Misfit by Jerry Newton
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 131,610. Language: English. Published: July 21, 2014 by EWH Press. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
Tales of a Mountain Misfit, written by born storyteller Jerry Newton, is a poignantly honest memoir of a life fully and uniquely lived. In addition to the many engagingly told life tales that will both move and amaze you, it documents in a highly personal way numerous defining events, places and lifestyle transformations in 20th century American culture.
Born Yesterday: The True Story of a Girl Born in the 20th Century but Raised in the 19th by Rachel Williams-Smith
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 102,260. Language: English. Published: July 17, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir, Nonfiction » Inspiration » Personal inspiration
The book is a memoir of growing up in physical and social isolation stemming from a one-family, cult-like version of extreme religion, yet shaking free from family dysfunction and spiritual abuse to develop a wholesome life grounded in faith.
Royal Air Force Coastal Command by John Campbell
Price: $2.85 USD. Words: 143,420. Language: English. Published: July 15, 2014 by Mereo Books. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Military biography
In the decades after the Second World War, John Campbell served as a Coastal Command navigator and crew captain on Shackleton aircraft in the Maritime Patrol role. Having studied in great detail the history and development of Coastal Command, he has researched and written this thorough account of its activities throughout its years of operation.
To Sark and Beyond by Christine Davies Curtis
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 103,470. Language: English. Published: July 9, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
Chris Davies Curtis has combined her first 3 books: first she is a District Nurse in London in the 1960's. Then she and her husband move to the Feudal Island of Sark to run a guest house and smallholding of 200 hens, goat and a donkey; they travel to NZ by ship, touring in a delivery van they explore work there for 2 years, finally emigrating and Chris gets a job as a rural District Nurse.
Funny Bones - My Life in Comedy by Freddie Davies
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 105,690. Language: English. Published: July 9, 2014 by Scratching Shed Publishing. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Entertainment » Television
Freddie 'Parrotface’ Davies was a superstar of British television, radio and variety theatre before, in the twilight of a packed career, he began to act in films such as the cult classic Funny Bones, alongside Lee Evans and Jerry Lewis. With a foreword by Ken Dodd, this unique autobiography is a poignant and hilarious evocation of a vanished world and a rich nostalgic treat for comedy connoisseurs
Tea and Me by Rod Brown
Price: $2.85 USD. Words: 214,270. Language: English. Published: July 8, 2014 by Mereo Books. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Rod set sail for a new life in India after applying to work as an engineer. During his career in the tea industry he fell in love with the country and its way of life. Tea and Me is the story of Rod Brown’s colourful early years in West Bengal in the 1950s, complete with encounters with tigers, leopards and poisonous snakes and some hilarious adventures with the local people.
It Was Worth It by Kazimir Ladny
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 118,380. Language: English. Published: July 1, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Military biography
The Adventures of A Polish POW in World War II 1939-1945. He survived drowning in the Baltic Sea, freezing in Siberia and bombing from both sides during the war. In most books written about wars, the authors depict knights in shining armor riding forth in glory and bravery. In this book I am just an ordinary soldier who went through the horror of war. I was scared and prayed a lot,
First on the Moon: Based Upon Actual Events by David R. Mann
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 118,760. Language: English. Published: June 28, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Hard sci-fi, Nonfiction » Biography » Scientists, Inventors
With the dismantling of the Soviet Union, state secrets kept for many years have begun to come to light. Who was the first man to orbit the earth? John Glenn? Not exactly; he was the first American to orbit the earth. Yuri Gagarin? Officially, yes, but the truth is a long and well kept secret revealed exclusively in this book. Check out the blog at http://mannengineering.ca/blog
Stories of the Scholar Mohammad Amin Sheikho by Mohammad Amin Sheikho
Price: Free! Words: 121,940. Language: English. Published: June 27, 2014 by Amin-sheikho.com. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Religious biography, Nonfiction » Biography » Adventurers & explorers
Mohammad Amin Sheikho - Birth: 1890 A.D. - Death: 1964 A.D. - Precept: Interpretation of the Holy Qur’an. Scholar M. A. Sheikho was born in al-Ward district in Sarouja Quarter, one of the historical districts of Damascus, in Syria which was called mini-Istanbul during the period of the Ottoman rule. He was raised in an Arab style house situated opposite the famous public al-Ward Bathhouse.
Why Do Lettuces Grow by Vernon W. Wilson
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 140,450. Language: English. Published: June 21, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
This is an autobiography of a curious man, starting from his earliest memories as a child until his mid-seventies. It includes his experiences, war stories from elder relatives, thoughts that worried him deeply, his interpretations & possible solutions, the countries he has visited both for work & pleasure, & the quest for some understanding of the intriguing mysteries of life & religion.
Adventures of an Idaho Mountain Pilot by Harold Dougal
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 136,770. Language: English. Published: June 16, 2014 and represented by Kathryn Judson. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » History » North America(5.00 from 1 review)
Back country pilot Harold Dougal shares true tales gleaned from decades flying in a region known for rough terrain, dangerous weather, interesting residents, and a few airstrips that can only be successfully approached one way. Illustrated with photos and line drawings.
Catching Butterflies by Maurice Puyau
Price: Free! Words: 103,130. Language: English. Published: June 11, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir, Nonfiction » Biography » Cultural heritage(5.00 from 1 review)
The random memories of my Dad's life as told in his unique and N'awlins gumbo style. The Spirit of Louisiana, and the Big Easiness of New Orleans, flows through these recollections reflecting his ever present joie de vivre. For 6 years, Dad sent 2 or 3 stories every other week to each of his 8 children in the mail. Come and "catch a butterfly" with Pops as his life is captured one smile at a time.
My Four World Cups 1998 2002 2006 2010 by Myles Palmer
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 143,900. Language: Commonwealth English. Published: June 10, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Football & rugby, Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
This sparkling collection of football blogs is the second book spawned by ANR, a website with 120,000 readers worldwide The first was The Professor Arsene Wenger at Arsenal, published by Virgin in 2001, 2002, 2003, 2004, 2005 and 2008. These descriptions of the last four tournaments will refresh your memories, make you laugh, and contradict what you think you know. Hilarious, edgy and unique.