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Two Gun Hart - Law Man, Cowboy, and Long-Lost Brother of Al Capone by Jeff McArthur
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 89,230. Language: English. Published: March 16, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography, Nonfiction » True Crime » Organized crime
He was one of the most successful lawmen in the country, arresting bootleggers and catching criminals. He wore a ten gallon hat, wore cowboy boots, and rode a horse, fighting men with Tommy guns with his two six-shooters. He was a war hero, a wild-west performer, a Boy scout leader, and the president's body guard. He was also the brother of the most notorious criminal in the world, Al Capone.
The Enterprise “Testimony” by Antonio Berry
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 68,860. Language: English. Published: March 12, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Criminals & outlaws
Read Part-2 of Coast Playa’s and a true continuation of the story that led to Antonio “Tony” Berry’s demise. After the building of one of the largest drug “Enterprises” to ever originate in the Southern District of Mississippi between the mid 80’s and early 90’s as detailed in the book “It Is What it Is” by Gerald H. Duffy, Tony is confronted with a soul-searching decision that has him in turmoil
A Slick Life by Richa Bhatt Badola
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 78,370. Language: English (Indian dialect). Published: March 12, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs(4.00 from 3 reviews)
A vivid glimpse of India during and soon after its independence viewed from the observant lens of an oilman from Dehra Dun, India. An enjoyable recollection of the sepia days and how the oil industry grew in the country.
The Ultimate Learning Experience by Chris Skinner
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 68,750. Language: American English. Published: March 11, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Self-improvement » Personal Growth / General, Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
In June 2000, after a night of drinking with his fraternity brothers, the party ended in a near-fatal automobile accident. Chris woke from a coma two weeks later to find that he faced life as a quadriplegic. It was a defining moment in his life and as a result, Chris Skinner gained a new perspective and focus.
Send Me A Parcel With A Hundred Lovely Things by Carry Gorney
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 72,690. Language: English. Published: March 11, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
In her memoir Carry Gorney considers how her own life was shaped by her refugee antecedents’ experience of displacement and reinvention - ordinary people caught up in extraordinary times in the twentieth century.
Because of the Money by Jack Korab
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 296,690. Language: English. Published: March 10, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Business biography
A 32 year story about the hard knocks and dues I have paid as an employee and then an independent consultant in the Information Technology Field. Its a story of good times, bad times, some great people and some very bad people. Its a story about struggle, frustration and finally triumph into retirement on the beaches of Normandy France in February of 2013.
Riding With No Hands by Harrison Wilde
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 75,160. Language: English. Published: March 9, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
A biographical memoir of a 12 year old boy struggling alone to find his place in life as he learns about life, death, love, and his sexual awakening, all in the context of an abusive father and the haunting specter of sexual abuse. The secret of his abuse permeates his life, friendships, and relationships.
The Captivity And Triumph of Winnie Davies by David M Davies
Price: Free! Words: 51,320. Language: English. Published: March 6, 2015 by WEC Publications. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Religious biography
This book reveals how God used Winnie Davies to impact the lives of many people. Jesus Christ dominated her life. He brought meaning into living by a glorious consciousness of forgiveness and love as shown to her in His Cross. She knew God wanted her for Himself and for His purpose... The standards she lived by were down-to-earth interpretations of God's mandate for life as read in the Scriptures.
Comin' Up Cracker - The Adventures Of A Southern Preacher's Kid by Carolyn Smith Flavell
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 62,010. Language: English. Published: March 4, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Biography » Cultural heritage
A whimsical look at growing up in rural Florida as part of an ever-growing family of preacher’s kids. The author relates events as seen from the eyes of a little girl in the post-war ‘40’s to the ‘60’s. This book takes the reader on a leisurely journey along the unpaved byways of quaint country towns where residents still proudly claim to be “Florida Crackers”.
A Marvelous Mustang: Tales from the Life of a Spanish Horse by Janice Ladendorf
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 56,560. Language: English. Published: March 3, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
This fascinating memoir is the true story of the taming, gentling, and training of a wild and fearful colt through his first four years. Written from the horse's point of view, it takes the reader inside the head and into the world of a real Spanish Mustang. As he struggles to accept life with humans, he lets the reader know what he thinks and how he feels about everything we do with him.
Capturing Divinity by Aravind Balasubramanya
Series: Sai Student Memoirs. Price: $3.00 USD. Words: 61,160. Language: British English. Published: March 3, 2015 by Sri Sathya Sai Sadhana Trust, Publications Division. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir, Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Devotional
This book is a collection of divine moments – moments that arose at the most unexpected times and in the most beautiful ways to assure him that his beloved Bhagawan always has him in His sight.
My Beautiful Flower by Jean Murray
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 88,900. Language: English. Published: March 2, 2015 by Austin Macauley. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Woman biographies
Jean Murray takes the reader through the changing face of Ireland from the post war years to the present day. And the journey, described with a lyrical Irish voice, is seen through the eyes of her family, through drink addiction, violence, poverty, success, love and fear and eventually the overcoming of depression.
Booked: Literature in the Soul of Me by Karen Swallow Prior
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 73,710. Language: English. Published: March 1, 2015 by T.S. Poetry Press. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Teachers & educators, Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » Teaching methods & materials / language arts
A life of books. A life of soul. Professor Karen Swallow Prior poignantly and humorously weaves the two, until you can't tell one life from the other. Booked draws on classics like Great Expectations, delights such as Charlotte's Web, the poetry of Hopkins and Donne, and more.
The Risk of Sorrow: Conversations with Holocaust Survivor, Helen Handler by Valerie Foster
Price: $7.00 USD. Words: 73,030. Language: English. Published: February 27, 2015 by Albion-Andalus Books. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Holocaust, Nonfiction » Biography » Woman biographies
What can the few remaining survivors of the Holocaust teach us before they are gone? What is it that hasn’t yet been said? A high school teacher is given the opportunity to find out when one such survivor chooses her to preserve her final testament. In The Risk of Sorrow, Valerie Foster, takes us on a compelling journey through her complex relationship with Helen Handler, a survivor of Auschwitz.
"The Holiness of the Real": The Short Verse of Kenneth Rexroth by Donald Gutierrez
Price: $4.95 USD. Words: 101,160. Language: English. Published: February 27, 2015 by Amador Publishers, LLC. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Literary biography, Essay » Literature
With this e-edition of Donald Gutierrez's masterful "The Holiness of the Real," students and lovers of American poetry will now have an in-depth analysis of the short works of San Francisco's most iconic poet at their fingertips. Here is the exact text of Amador Publishers' 2014 2nd Edition of Gutierrez's authoritative guide to the works of Kenneth Rexroth, revised for convenience and ease of use.
Portraits of Passion: Aging Defying the Myth by Marshall Stearn
Price: $1.00 USD. Words: 58,330. Language: English. Published: February 24, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Relationships and Family » Family relationships
These interviews are a testament that traditional upbringing of families working together for the common good produce offspring who pursue life choices without parental interference. Allowing children to engage in trial and error activities enhanced their instincts to pursue their passions.
If I Could Paint the Moon Black by Nancy Burke
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 58,910. Language: English. Published: February 24, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography, Nonfiction » History » Holocaust
We know The Diary of Anne Frank. Now, we have Imbi's story, If I Could Paint the Moon Black. A child and her mother in occupied Estonia, caught in the nowhere land between two warring dictators, Hitler and Stalin in the years 1939-1945. You will fall in love with the spirit of this young girl; a story of escape and love, delightfully told despite the reminders of war and devastation.
Dirty by M C Flux
Price: $2.50 USD. Words: 118,060. Language: English. Published: February 24, 2015 by Mereo Books. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
MC Flux, AKA Carl Rodney Thomas, is a top drum and bass MC. Talent-spotted for top clubs, he was soon the MC of choice. But Flux has spent plenty of time on the dark side and dicing with the law. This is his raw, colourful story, written with the help of his close friend Peter Spence. Vivid and explicit, this is not a story for the faint-hearted.
Confessions of a Wrestler by Martin R Gillott
Price: $2.85 USD. Words: 60,600. Language: English. Published: February 23, 2015 by Mereo Books. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Sports biography
Martin Gillott, better known in the wrestling world as Jackie 'Glitterboy' Evans, knew early in his career that life in the ring would be no walk in the park. Now he tells all, including hilarious accounts of adventures in and out of the ring.Confessions Of A Wrestler will have you in stitches - just like 'Glitterboy'.
From The Eagle's Nest: Growing Up In Goldthwaite by Glenda Geeslin Helms
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 53,470. Language: English. Published: February 21, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography, Nonfiction » Biography » Cultural heritage(5.00 from 1 review)
Growing up in the rural Texas town of Goldthwaite in the 50's and 60's was rich, not in material ways, but in the things that really mattered. Family was first; friends and community ran a close second, and life was full of adventure if you only used your imagination. In this coming of age story, a girl explores her past and her roots. It is a look back in time to the way things were then.