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Microbes, Music and Me
Price: $5.50 USD. Words: 136,410. Language: English. Published: August 3, 2015 by Memoirs Publishing. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Scientists, Inventors
Microbiology and jazz music aren't a common duet but for Professor John Postgate they are the two subjects that define his lifetime. John, brother of Oliver who created the beloved Children's shows Bagpuss and Clangers, describes his autobiography as "a book about doing science" and describes in entertaining detail the account of his life.
Showmanship: The Cinema of William Castle
Price: $9.95 USD. Words: 108,710. Language: English. Published: July 30, 2015 by BearManor Media. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Celebrity biography
Author Joe Jordan provides exhaustive scholarly analysis of each of Castle’s directorial efforts, as well as production background, little-known anecdotes, and succinct plot synopses.
Sukarno - A Biography
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 233,860. Language: English. Published: July 30, 2015 by Fosfor. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Presidents & heads of state, Nonfiction » History » Asian
Sukarno – a biography is the first English language biography on Sukarno (1901-1970) – the founding father and first president of Indonesia.
A World Ago: A Navy Man's Letters Home (1954-1956)
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 168,790. Language: English. Published: July 29, 2015 by Untreed Reads. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir, Nonfiction » History » Military
A World Ago chronicles, through one young man's journal and vivid letters to his parents, his life, adventures, and experiences at a magical time. It follows him from being a Naval Aviation Cadet to becoming a “regular” sailor aboard the aircraft carrier USS Ticonderoga on an eight-month tour of duty in the politically tense Mediterranean Sea.
Son of Man: A Biography of Jesus
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 110,570. Language: English. Published: July 29, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Biblical Biography / New Testament, Nonfiction » Biography » Religious biography
Would You Like to Know Jesus as Those Closest to Him Did? This account of Christ’s ministry years tells the story chronologically and in the context of Jesus’s culture. What emerges is a holistic, historically accurate dramatization that provides a 360-degree view of Jesus and his world. Through this book, you can take a trip through time and sit at the feet of the Son of Man.
Ponies & Rainbows: The Life of James Kirkwood
Price: $9.95 USD. Words: 224,450. Language: English. Published: July 28, 2015 by BearManor Media. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Gay and lesbian
James Kirkwood is the forgotten man of American letters In 1975, he had two shows playing on Broadway, while his latest novel Some Kind of Hero saw reviewers comparing him to Saul Bellow and Joseph Heller. Ponies & Rainbows both details a remarkable life and seeks to re-establish an even more remarkable talent.
Jean Seberg -- Breathless
Price: $9.95 USD. Words: 126,820. Language: English. Published: July 24, 2015 by BearManor Media. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Woman biographies
Featuring exclusive interviews with family, friends and acquaintances, Jean Seberg - Breathless includes personal letters and obscure quotes from the subject, and more than sixty rare photographs.
Never Say Die - New Adventures from the Country Vet
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 100,660. Language: English. Published: July 23, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Entertainment » Humor and satire
Dr. Dave Perrin, Country Vet meets some of the most improbable clients and frustrating cases of his career. His small animal practice thrives as snakes with indigestion, traumatized rabbits, and alcoholic dogs are deposited on his exam table. His large animal patients include horses with mysterious ailments, hogs that beep, heifers from hell, and goats that definitely have his number.
Don't Turn Your Back in the Barn - Adventures of a Country Vet
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 102,490. Language: English. Published: July 23, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Entertainment » Humor and satire
Don't Turn Your Back in the Barn focuses on the humorous incidents that inevitably happen in a rural practice that treats cows in the morning and kittens in the afternoon. He relies on Doris, his steadfast assistant, to help him in the surgery and to organize the daybook, but even she sometimes has trouble balancing his hectic schedule.
Observer: The Colonel George Trofimoff Story, The Tale of America's Highest-Ranking Military Officer Convicted of Spying (The Prison Trilogy) (Volume 2)
Price: $12.95 USD. Words: 130,700. Language: English. Published: July 16, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Military biography
In prison, the author was assigned Colonel George Trofimoff as his cellmate. The Colonel turned out to be the highest-ranking U.S. military officer ever convicted of spying. After initially resisting, Aaron, the author and a retired attorney, agreed to look at the Colonel's case with the hope of finding a reason to make an additional appeal. What Aaron found was a complete travesty of justice.
Myslim Peza: deshmitar dhe protagonist ne historine e shqiptareve (1912-1939)
Price: Free! Words: 170,620. Language: Albanian. Published: July 13, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » European, Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography
Ne kete liber pershkruhen ngjarje te historise se Shqiperise (1912-1939), nepermjet studimit te gazetarit dhe historianit Hazis Gjergji, te gershetuara me kujtimet e regjistruara direkt nga goja e Heroit te Popullit, Myslim Peza, luftetar i shquar demokrat dhe antifashist shqiptar.
George Brent: Ireland's Gift to Hollywood and Its Leading Ladies
Price: $9.95 USD. Words: 114,200. Language: English. Published: July 11, 2015 by BearManor Media. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Celebrity biography
Brent’s biography offers a fascinating look into the life of Hollywood’s elusive lone wolf.
Escape From Bad Schachen
Price: $12.99 USD. Words: 132,350. Language: American English. Published: July 11, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
1941 - Berlin - Yugoslav Embassy: Col. Zlatko Sintic, Military Attache, tries to find a spy in the Embassy and works to save a handful of Embassy staff from German imprisonment, leading to a desperate attempt to flee to Switzerland.
Behind Sach - The Huntz Hall Story
Price: $9.95 USD. Words: 102,110. Language: English. Published: July 6, 2015 by BearManor Media. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Behind Sach: The Huntz Hall Story presents the life of the actor who made us laugh with his unforgettable and unique persona of Horace DeBussy Jones, better known simply as “Sach.”
Factual Nonsense - The art and death of Joshua Compston
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 130,950. Language: British English. Published: June 27, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Art history, Nonfiction » Biography » Artists, architects, & photographers
‘Factual Nonsense – The Art and Death of Joshua Compston' is both a biography and an alternative portrait of the 1990's art scene in London's East End. Interviewees include such legends as Jay Jopling, Damien Hirst, Sarah Lucas, Sam Taylor-Wood, Gary Hume, Gavin Turk and Sir Peter Blake.
Jamie Lee Curtis: Scream Queen
Price: $9.95 USD. Words: 165,510. Language: English. Published: June 26, 2015 by BearManor Media. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Woman biographies
Jamie Lee Curtis: Scream Queen details Curtis' career and life during her scream queen era and includes detailed and never-before-seen production histories.
Takka Takka
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 104,800. Language: English (South African dialect). Published: June 24, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Criminals & outlaws, Nonfiction » History » Africa
Takka Takka tells the story of men living the nightmare under unimaginable terrible conditions, and yet in the midst of this terror, this violence and torture, often reaching out to each other and finding, friendship, loyalty and courage. Love and beauty. It is a story that had to be told; and a story that has to be read by all those who long to bring light into the darkness.
Giant of the Lord (Life of a Pioneer)
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 163,920. Language: English. Published: June 22, 2015 by D.A. Thompson. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Adventurers & explorers, Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography
James S. Brown is an important figure in the westward expansion of the United States. As a member of the Mormon Battalion, he discovered new lands and tamed wild country. He was present at the discovery of gold in California and helped establish new frontiers. As a missionary for the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints, he helped bring the gospel to foreign lands.
Far, Far, The Distant Peak: The Life of Wilfrid Noyce
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 126,160. Language: English. Published: June 22, 2015 by Amolibros. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Adventurers & explorers, Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Mountaineering
Wilfrid Noyce is best known for his mountaineering exploits during the period before the Second World War and until his death in 1962 in the Pamirs; he made a major contribution to the success of the 1953 Everest expedition. This book describes Noyce's life and achievements and seeks to show his motivation and driving force.
Vasele de Croaziera: Viata ascunsa de pe un vas de croaziera
Price: $2.29 USD. Words: 144,740. Language: Romanian. Published: June 21, 2015 by EdDigitala. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Adventurers & explorers, Nonfiction » Travel » Travel - Reference
Subiectul tratat in carte este despre viata pe un vas de croaziera, cu bune, cu rele, pe scurt... dincolo de usile inchise, volumul 1. Spaga, santaj si mafie, rasism dar si iubire. Faze comice de ambele parti, pasageri si echipaj. Info de asemenea cum, cand si unde sa mergi intr-o croaziera. Lectura placuta. Prosperitate si Dumnezeu sa va binecuvanteze!