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The CIA Connection by TucsonJim
Price: $13.95 USD. Words: 85,480. Language: English. Published: October 12, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
After WWII, several American companies were secretly funded and operated in the US by the CIA. This is the story of one of those companies, Intermountain Aviation. Intermountain operated out of an old Air Force base thirty miles north of Tucson, Arizona from 1961-1975. This is my personal story of that company and my involvement with the CIA.
With Sai Baba by My Side by Marguerite Jalving
Price: $11.99 USD. Words: 88,150. Language: English. Published: October 9, 2014 by Erik Istrup Publishing. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Devotional
Marguerite Jalving, stands firm in her own opinions. She gives vent to spontaneous anger as well as enthusiasm and sometimes less humble thoughts to Sai Baba, when He goes too far. At the same time, she feels the deepest affection and humble surrender for the divine, which is this book’s paradox. The book is both humorous and deeply devotional. Illustrated with Sai Baba’s artwork via Jalving.
Taming Lil' Mo (Next Level Publishing Presents) by Cynthia Loving
Price: $9.95 USD. Words: 60,050. Language: English. Published: October 9, 2014 by nextlevelpublishing. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir, Nonfiction » Entertainment » Entertainment industry
Taming Lil' Mo is a part memoir and part tell-all book that uncovers the provocative life of one of the industry's most successful artists. It's the ultimate backstage pass that exposes the dark side to the Christian girl's story. The dramatic pages are filled with wild relationships, lies, religion and family.
Australia's Most Embarrassing Spy Secret by Neil Landers
Price: Free! Words: 51,940. Language: English. Published: October 8, 2014 by booksunleashed. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Political biography
Delayed tremors from an explosion at a local weekly newspaper threaten secrecy about US-British deciphering of messages to Moscow. An untold story about human frailties, Cold War politics and an anti-espionage chief spying for the Russians.
Boken om Göran by Göran Carlsen
Price: $8.00 USD. Words: 87,030. Language: Swedish. Published: October 8, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Boken om Göran är en självbiografi och handlar om mig och min uppväxt, främst under sextio- och sjuttiotalet i Jämtland. Senare hur jag växer och bildar en egen familj och mitt yrkesliv.
How I Met Rommel - Memoirs of an Officer by Martin Langley
You set the price! Words: 59,290. Language: English. Published: October 7, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Military biography, Nonfiction » History » War
Biography of WW2 officer who escaped POW camp and returned to join SHAEF. He had a guardian angel which he called 'luck'. He interpreted documents at Flensberg where Doenitz surrendered after Hitler's death. Several documents including signed letters and a birthday card to Hitler are published for the first time for historical interest and an Allied summary of Operation Sealion.
Coney Island Odyssey by Murray Koren
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 70,000. Language: English. Published: October 6, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir, Nonfiction » History » American
In this memoir, the author has captured the spirit and breadth of Jewish folklore, which once existed in the life of Coney Island. From the struggle of his parents; his father who paid dearly for his citizenship through an era in the thirties; his mother who attempted to decorate a dismal six family walk-up; and to himself who passed through a difficult Bar Mitzvah.
Confessions of a Rambunctious Kid: A Quest for Self-Discovery and the Meaning of Life by Jennifer Leigh Allison
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 59,420. Language: English. Published: October 5, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir, Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Christian Life / Inspirational
Jennifer began her quest for self-discovery at an early age when she realized she was different from other kids. Suffering from a bizarre condition known as Sensory Processing Disorder, she shares her innermost thoughts and struggles. She fell into many deep potholes on her journey, which included abuse, addiction, and poverty. Ultimately, the challenges taught her some valuable life lessons.
Finishing Year by Bentley Bryce Finley
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 78,550. Language: English. Published: October 4, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » Specialties & interests, Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
A 48-year-old single father takes a gap year to finish his university education as an international exchange student in Europe.
Nobody Told Me by Cassie Harte
Price: $6.49 USD. Words: 93,580. Language: English. Published: October 3, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Woman biographies, Nonfiction » Self-improvement » Abuse
Cassie’s childhood was one of cruelty and sexual abuse; suffered for as long as she could remember. Her story tells of how Cassie’s life was a life full of a dependency that began in her teens and ended in her 40’s.
Thirty Men & a Girl: A Singer’s Memoirs of War, Mountains, Travel, and always Music by Elisabeth Parry
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 176,750. Language: English. Published: October 1, 2014 by Amolibros. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Woman biographies, Nonfiction » Music » Biography
This is a wonderful book, tracing the life of an extraordinary and inspirational woman - her wartime experiences, travelling throughout the Middle East during the War performing for the troops with a small orchestra, and becoming a WW2 forces sweetheart. Then follows her post war career as an opera singer, Elisabeth Parry's fascinating memoir fills an important gap in British operatic history.
Letters To a Lover by Vivian Hayes
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 71,460. Language: English. Published: October 1, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
A pretty 24-yr-old single young woman left the big city of Berkeley, CA, to go to her first teaching job in the little country town of Tulare. She met a young man in her college art classes, at the U of C, Berkeley. She wrote regularly to this friend, who saved all her letters. The letters are here, exactly as she wrote them, except names are changed for privacy. A true love story of the 1930s.
The Untouchable Being - An Extraordinary True Story by Gandy Kalid Kachucha
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 62,680. Language: American English. Published: October 1, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Self-improvement » Motivation and inspiration, Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
The Untouchable Being is an extraordinary true story of Love, Yahweh's Archangels, Battles, Adventures, Tragedies, Miracles and finally meeting my Soulmate. My Memoir covers experiences dealing with life after death, suffering, courage, faith, sacrifice, meeting and hugging Yahshua the Messiah (pronounced Esho Msheekha in Aramaic) and the daily struggles we face today.
Tales of an Enchanted Boyhood by Dr Philip G. Veerasingam
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 73,660. Language: English. Published: September 30, 2014 by We Green Solutions. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
The 3rd outstanding memoir by Dr Philip G Veerasingam covers the period 1940 to 1960, a revolved era of a simpler life in Ceylon and follows closely on his previous work, Remembered Vignettes – the life of a medical student in Ceylon of the early 1960s and Cry of the Devil Bird – incidents in the life of a surgeon working in Ceylon from 1965 to 2005.
The Mayor: How I Turned Around Los Angeles After Riots, an Earthquake and the O.J. Simpson Murder Trial by Richard Riordan
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 68,400. Language: English. Published: September 30, 2014 by Post Hill Press. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir, Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
The only Republican to be elected mayor in Los Angeles in the last 40 years, the core of Richard J. Riordan’s success as a politician, philanthropist, and businessman has always been empowering people and getting things done with clear-eyed, compassionate pragmatism. In this book, he shares how he brilliantly turned around L.A. after it faced near disaster.
A Thailand Diary 1 January - 31 December by Matt Owens Rees
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 99,940. Language: English. Published: September 29, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » By region, Nonfiction » Biography » Cultural heritage
One of a series of books on Thailand culture and lifestyle, written in a diary format and introducing real Thai people. Read what the Thais feel about the culture shock that foreigners usually experience during their visits here and be entertained by the surprises that Westerners find in their contact with the Thais. A readable and often humourous book with entries that are fun to browse. . .
Steve Jobs: The Unauthorized Autobiography by J.T. Owens
Price: $10.14 USD. Words: 72,170. Language: English. Published: September 28, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Get a unique insight into the mind of visionary and creative genius Steve Jobs, the iconic entrepreneur and founder of Apple. One of the most significant innovators and inventors in history, responsible for ringing in the digital age. Hear his story from his early childhood to revolutionizing the personal computer and handheld industry with the Mac, iPhone, iPad and more..
Days of Fear by Michael Tatlow
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 80,540. Language: Commonwealth English. Published: September 26, 2014 by CUSTOM BOOK PUBLICATIONS. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Military biography, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Terrorism
A true story of horror, bloodshed and courage… The Irish Republican Army, supported by many Catholic priests, became involved in murderous attacks and bombings. The Troubles in Northern Ireland exploded into outright armed rebellion. In 1970, Britain's MI6 thrust into the bloody fray a young former commando, the ideologue Maurice Tansey. his true story ....
Tsunami Reflections - Otsuchi Remembered by Charles Pomeroy
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 56,920. Language: English. Published: September 24, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir, Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Nature
This book details the fate of Otsuchi, the author’s retirement home, as a microcosm of the horrific tsunami that destroyed Japan’s Sanriku Coast on March 11, 2011. The narrative provides geographical and historical context and reflects on the tsunami’s aftermath, loss of family members and home, mass funerals, cultural aspects, humanitarian efforts, and plans for recovery.