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A Dog's Life
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 65,450. Language: English. Published: July 29, 2013 by Austin Macauley. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
This true-life dog biography set in the late 1970s/80s on two outlying Shropshire farms, relating the compelling thirteen year long bond between a young woman and her Labrador dog, is delightfully different by way that it is told from the dog's quirky and imaginative point of view, which makes it thoroughly entertaining and humorous throughout.
Voyages Through Life: The Story of John Dunlop Allison
Price: Free! Words: 50,560. Language: Commonwealth English. Published: July 28, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Adventurers & explorers, Nonfiction » History » Modern / 19th Century
The true adventure story of life at sea in the 19th century, of wars and wives, of gold fever and greed, of death and disease, of storms and shipwrecks all over the world. John Dunlop Allison appears to have written his memoirs in 1909, as he approached ‘the allotted life of man, three score and ten’, which were discovered and transcribed over 100 years later by his great-grandson.
Sacrifice - The True Story of Courage over Chernobyl
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 124,470. Language: English. Published: July 27, 2013 by Saint Gaudens Press Inc. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Communism and socialism
Hero of the Soviet Union Gourgen Karapetyan and Gromov Experimental Test Pilot Anatoly Grishchenko flew into Hell over Chernobyl to save the Motherland and the World. Anatoly developed a radiation-induced, life-threatening, blood disorder. Gougen sought the assistance of a colleague in flight, Cap Parlier, to obtain a potential curative treatment for Anatoly in Seattle. This is their story.
My Name Is Ross: An Alcoholic's Journey
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 68,990. Language: Australian English. Published: July 26, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Self-improvement » Addiction and recovery
This is a compelling book for anyone suffering from alcoholism, seeking to understand it, or wanting to warn loved ones and friends of its affects. Brutally honest and inspiring, it tells the life story of one of Australia's well-known writers as an alcoholic and his struggle to become and stay sober.
Autumn Dreams (Book Two of the Miracles Trilogy)
Price: $3.49 USD. Words: 59,180. Language: English. Published: July 25, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Author Amber Jerome~Norrgard continues the story of how she beat the odds of infertility in Autumn Dreams, Book Two of the Miracles Trilogy. Taken from the author’s journal entries and essays, Autumn Dreams is a true life account of a woman’s battle with post-partum depression and infertility, the devastating loss of her miscarriage in 2007, and the miracle of the birth of her second daughter.
I Thought I Left: A Different Kind of Near Death Experience
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 51,230. Language: English. Published: July 25, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
This is the story about an important piece of my life. It is not just about suicide, but rather the events immediately after my attempt to end my life. Have you ever wondered what goes through someone’s mind when they make that decision? At that moment are they happy? Are they sad? What does it feel like? Do they have second thoughts? This book gives you my answers to those questions.
Being Down, Looking Up: The Adventures of an Itinerant Shoeshiner
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 101,790. Language: English. Published: July 23, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » By region, Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
This book is about an unusual journey. A few years ago Rob Walters decided to become a shoeshine boy. He stowed his shoeshine kit, a tent, and a few items of clothing in a trailer, connected the trailer to his push bike and set off from Oxford to visit the old shoe-making cities of middle England. Along the way he polished many shoes and gained a fascinating insight into his own country.
Eva's War: A True Story of Survival
Series: Biography & Memoir ยท Krutein Memoirs, Book 1. Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 82,720. Language: English. Published: July 22, 2013 by Amador Publishers, LLC. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » History » War
Danzig, a Free City between the Great Wars, then seized by Hitler in 1939, is threatened by Soviet troops as Eva Krutein flees with her daughter in January, 1945. It is the beginning of a harrowing year of privation, defeat, moral quandaries, growth and, finally, healing. This compelling account of the hardships and horrors of war remains throughout an uplifting family odyssey.
Canadian Scribbler: Collected Letters of an Underground Writer
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 60,880. Language: English. Published: July 22, 2013 by Coscom Entertainment. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Biography » Editors, journalists, & publishers
Always insightful, often witty and consistently inspirational, Canadian Scribbler: Collected Letters of an Underground Writer is a thoughtful collection of letters from one man whose passion for the creative industry—and trying to survive in it—shines through on every page.
Histórias do Terceiro Tempo
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 58,240. Language: Portuguese. Published: July 22, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
A ideia básica do livro é de que todos nós - e não apenas as celebridades e as pessoas que realizaram feitos extraordinários -fizemos muita coisa na vida e temos histórias para contar. As histórias, contadas em tom de conversa informal, cobrem um período extenso da vida do autor, desde sua infância até a velhice. Estão agrupadas em capítulos, em função de assuntos comuns.
The Rise and Fall of the Silent Film Era, Vol I: The Actors
Price: $7.00 USD. Words: 53,170. Language: English. Published: July 22, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Celebrity biography
They are all gone now but what a trail they blazed across the night-time sky. They had entered a new and exciting industry and single-handedly elevated it into an art form (at least for a while). The way they dressed, the way they acted, the way they lived became the object of the greatest interest to their millions of fans who sought to emulate them in every way they could.
Spread Spectrum: Hedy Lamarr and the mobile phone
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 93,190. Language: English. Published: July 21, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Telecommunications, Nonfiction » Biography » Woman biographies
Welcome to a world of secret communication, arms trading, mobile phones, film stars, piano players, nudity in the woods and one of the most unusual sources of revolutionary new technologies ever. This is the story of the birth of a new communication technique called spread spectrum together with the story of a forgotten patent and its two unlikely inventors.
Saint Germain, the mysterious count who never dies
Price: $19.99 USD. Words: 67,720. Language: English. Published: July 20, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Philosopher biography, Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Self-realization
The book is about the mysterious Count Saint Germain who never dies, and who has enthralled millions of people worldwide since the 1700's. In this book he reveals for the first time who he really is. The entire earthly civilization is at a crossroads where we must choose path. Either we continue as thus far leading to stagnation or we choose the new path that leads us to a higher consciousness.
Why We Walked Away
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 82,740. Language: English. Published: July 19, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Religious biography
Between 1975 and 2008 the Catholic Church in the United States lost just over 18,000 priests. In ecclesiastical parlance these men were defectors, malcontents, and pariahs. But they weren’t. These men were the heroes of their generation in the church. They struggled for civil rights, they tried to implement the changes of Vatican II, and they refused to call ‘birth control’ a sin.
Where I Was: A Memoir from the Margins
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 80,700. Language: English. Published: July 19, 2013 by We Green Solutions. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Where I Was is a rich, entertaining and compelling account of the life of an extraordinary woman. Through humorous and moving accounts, Constance captures in words the images of the people, places and events that are the source of her most powerful memories. These images are connected to key turning points in her personal journey, set against or within the context of important historical events.
Twice a Hero
Price: $5.50 USD. Words: 64,640. Language: English. Published: July 18, 2013 by Memoirs Publishing. Categories: Nonfiction » History » War, Nonfiction » Biography » Military biography
The true story of heroism, hardship and horror in the blood and mud seen through the eyes of a teenage volunteer and his comrades in the forgotten conflicts of Salonika and Palestine, during the Great War, fighting for the freedom of small nations and in particular, Home Rule for Ireland. Then in the Irish War of Independence, which helped establish a nation
Leaving Moose Jaw
Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 93,440. Language: Canadian English. Published: July 17, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues, Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
The second book by Taylor Lambert takes the reader on a wild ride across the Indian subcontinent with no plan, plenty of whisky, and a journalist's sharp eye. Spanning five months and thousands of kilometres, this is India as seen through the eyes of an itinerant, itchy-footed journalist who just wanted to get out of Moose Jaw.
A Clear Water Stream
Series: Henry Williamson Collections, Book 11. Price: $5.50 USD. Words: 67,180. Language: English. Published: July 16, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Fishing, Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
This is a newly illustrated edition of a much-loved classic of country and angling literature. Set in the first half of the 1930s, it tells of the time when the Williamson family lived at Shallowford in Devon. A two-mile stretch of fishing came with the cottage, on the River Bray, which runs through the deer park close by, and the book tells the story of Williamson's relationship with the river.
Journey from San Rocco
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 138,440. Language: English. Published: July 16, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
In post WWI Italy, a widow with four children is given the opportunity to travel to America to marry a wealthy widower. This may be her only chance for prosperity and happiness, but is she willing to accept his terms that she is to bring only one child for now to America? Based on the author’s family history, from 1918 to 2006, the dynamics of a family, separated and rejoined.
Diana Inquest: The Untold Story
Price: $8.45 USD. Words: 250,620. Language: English. Published: July 15, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » History » European, Nonfiction » Biography » Royalty biography
The Untold Story reveals how judicial corruption led to a seriously flawed verdict at the inquest into the deaths of Princess Diana and Dodi Fayed. This is the gripping, true account of a judiciary hell-bent on ensuring that the jury would not be permitted to return a verdict of murder in the most significant and high profile inquest of our modern era.