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Prison Hulk to Redemption: Part One of a Family History 1788-1900
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 142,930. Language: English. Published: November 25, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography, Nonfiction » History » Australia & New Zealand
The author undertakes a journey with his ancestors through Australia's colonial history - a history that hardly has its equal. He traces the cultural continuities of Australian society and shows where his ancestors fitted in. An important part of the story is the indispensable role the convicts played in establishing the Australian nation. Nine convict ancestors are found in the direct line.
Twists and Turns. The Life and Times of a Nurse 1935-2015
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 143,530. Language: English. Published: November 24, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Physicians & medical professionals, Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Healthcare issues
Laurie Maddison describes her experiences as a child in Malaya, Australia and England. After school she enters nursing, marries, has a child and returns to Perth, Western Australia, where she works at Sir Charles Gairdner Hospital and in specialist areas at Royal Perth, followed by community nursing, post-graduate courses at University, mental health nursing, and finally as a university lecturer.
From P.O.W. to C.E.O.
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 62,840. Language: English. Published: November 24, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Public relations, Nonfiction » Biography » Business biography
As a newly liberated POW of the Japanese, Loet Velmans returned from the Far East to Europe, and shortly thereafter set out for the U.S., where he was hired by John Hill, the founder of Hill & Knowlton, America’s largest PR firm. In telling the story of his rise to the position of Chairman and CEO of Hill & Knowlton, Velmans shares his unique perspective on the “culture gap” between nations.
Shattered China Dream
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 245,870. Language: English. Published: November 23, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » History » Asian
For 100 years, three generations of the author’s Anglo-Chinese family lived in China. They were unfairly treated due to their mixed blood, particularly in the era of Mao. After more than 20 years of studying, researching and verifying Chinese Modern History as well as family history, the author tells a remarkable true story of three generations living in China and tracing their British ancestry.
Back To My Beginnings
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 75,480. Language: English. Published: November 23, 2015 by Austin Macauley. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Snakes under beds. "Whippings" for bad behaviour. Uneaten meals re-presented at every mealtime until finished. Presents that mysteriously disappear after a day or two, never to be seen again. Is this the stuff of nightmares or the real thing? As a Home Girl or, as labelled by their fellow school pupils, a Dirty Smelly Home Girl, Paddy learns to stand up for what she wants in life
The Feet of a Princess
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 52,250. Language: English. Published: November 23, 2015 by Christian Living Books, Inc.. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Adventurers & explorers
Set in a middle class neighborhood in Wilmington, Delaware during the time of Sputnik, fall-out shelters, desegregation and the civil rights movement, “The Feet of a Princess” is a front-row seat to a different type of Negro family during an era that history has yet to address. Second Editionl
Still Floating: Book III - Alone on My Detour to Two on Lucky
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 92,460. Language: Canadian English. Published: November 22, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » Trip Journals, Nonfiction » Biography » Adventurers & explorers
Sharon sails out alone on in My Detour, and meets the sailor who will change everything. There are setbacks, both in boat and body, but together Sharon and Richard work out a new adventure in the Florida Keys and the Bahamas.
A Hippopotamus at the Table
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 109,400. Language: English. Published: November 20, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
A TRUE STORY of a journey to a new life in CAPE TOWN, SOUTH AFRICA in 1975. A young couple and their baby travel to Cape Town at a time of full apartheid, riots and social unrest. The effects of apartheid crept up on them until two tragedies drove them to realise that continuing to live there had become untenable
Leave It To Me... My Life In Music
Price: $9.95 USD. Words: 89,960. Language: English. Published: November 20, 2015 by BearManor Media. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Musical director of the top TV shows in the '60s tells about his amazing life.
Lightfoot Dancing: An Australian-Indian Affair
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 137,910. Language: English. Published: November 16, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Performing arts, Nonfiction » Biography » Woman biographies
With echoes of 'Heat and Dust' the author goes in search of her Aunt Louise’s life in British-Raj India. The love affair she finds is a deep enduring connection with Indian classical dance, and how Louise Lightfoot led a romantic, remarkable and truly independent life to promote Indian dance world-wide. A true story, it is part biography, part dance history, part inter-generational memoir.
The Silver Age of Hollywood Movies, 1953 - 1963 - Vol I: Marilyn Monroe
Price: $7.00 USD. Words: 65,560. Language: English. Published: November 15, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Celebrity biography, Nonfiction » True Crime » Murder
Although in life Marilyn was a sexy movie star who was renowned at her time for her beauty and sexiness, ironically it was in her death that she ensured her immortality, as it became one of the great conspiracy murder-mysteries of all time.
Maverick Publisher: J. Patrick O'Callaghan, A Life in Newspapers
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 118,840. Language: English. Published: November 15, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Biography » Editors, journalists, & publishers
Born in the Republic of Ireland, J. Patrick (Pat) O'Callaghan became one of the giants of print journalism in Canada and beyond. He believed in the role of a vigorous and free press and was quick to confront and expose any encroachment on that freedom by government or other agencies. These memoirs are dedicated to those journalists who share his ideals, his integrity and his moral imperative.
Diana Ross Reflections
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 131,810. Language: English. Published: November 15, 2015 by New Haven Publishing Ltd. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Celebrity biography, Nonfiction » Entertainment » Entertainment industry
A legend, a trailblazer, pioneer, icon, there are so many words that can be used to describe Diana Ross but so little has been written in such detail on her extensive body of work. Until now. A true labour of love for this book, is an entertaining, and the ultimate, guide to the career of Miss Diana Ross
To Have Your Cake and Eat It (2nd Edition) Autobiography: Wife of Secretary of the Army under President Eisenhower and 1930 Governor of Michigan
Price: $4.95 USD. Words: 126,630. Language: English. Published: November 14, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Woman biographies, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » History
Autobiography of Clara Brucker, wife of Wilber M. Brucker, 1930 Michigan Governor, Secretary of the Army under Eisenhower. Book covers world travel, meeting influential leaders during Cold War Era, downfall of Joe McCarthy, launching first US Satellite into orbit, Nixon-Kennedy campaign, Clara’s early life and events in Michigan, Wilber’s career as Governor, including fight with Purple Gang.
A Storyteller’s Anthology
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 118,520. Language: English. Published: November 14, 2015 by LIFE SENTENCE Publishing. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Biographical anthologies
Good lives make a good book and Douglas Feavel knows it. These are the tales he tells with zest; these are the tales you will long treasure. Search, but you’ll not find another like this one. Enjoy the dynamic portraits; then share them in family, church, workplace, ministry and educational settings, because that’s how they began, and that’s why they were written.
Rising from the Shadow of the Sun
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 102,120. Language: English. Published: November 13, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Rising from the Shadow of the Sun brings the horror and losses of World War II on Java off the battlefields and military POW camps and into the world of Ronny Herman, who is barely three years old in 1942 when the Japanese conquer Java and force her family into prison camps.
Arsenio Rodríguez, El Profeta de la Música Afrocubana
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 185,810. Language: Spanish. Published: November 12, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Biographical anthologies
La verdadera historia del “Profeta de la Música Afrocubana”, Arsenio Rodriguez , la vida y obra del "ciego Maravilloso", una investigación de muchos años que apuntan a los aportes a la música universal del gran compositor y tresista cubano.
Ten of the Greatest Inventors Throughout Our History Part 1
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 90,140. Language: English. Published: November 11, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Scientists, Inventors
This ebook consists of 10 of the greatest inventors of our time. They are: Alexander Graham Bell, Benjamin Franklin, Galileo Galilei, Jonathan Ive, Leonardo da Vinci, Marie Curie, Nikola Tesla, Richard Feynman, The Wright brothers and Thomas Edison.
The Holy Spirit in a Man: Spiritual Warfare, Intercession, Faith, Healings and Miracles in the Modern World, An Autobiography
Price: $5.95 USD. Words: 88,820. Language: English. Published: November 11, 2015 by ByFaith Media. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Religious biography, Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Christian Life / Spiritual Warfare
One man's compelling journey of faith and intercession. A gripping true-life story.
His Life Worth Living
Series: Memoirs. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 82,740. Language: English. Published: November 10, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Adventurers & explorers, Nonfiction » History » Historiography
Every adversity carries with it the seed of an equivalent or greater benefit. ≈ Napoleon Hill ≈ Courage, determination, independence are some of the words to describe George Burtenshaw. His passing, aged one hundred and two years and a half truly showed inspiration with such self-determination, willpower and a ‘what he wanted attitude’ combined with a deep love for his huge family. Born in 1911