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The Pinball Theory
By Howard McKay
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 134,260. Language: English. Published: June 22, 2011 by Steve Wright Publications. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Other biographies
This is the story of a British man who overcame difficult early years to enjoy a successful engineering career in Asia. Following divorce, he also developed a successful bar and restaurant business. He was also a keen amateur sportsman, musician and singer. He now lives in the Philippines.
The Nixons: A Family Portrait
By Karen Olson
Price: $12.99 USD. Words: 139,410. Language: English. Published: June 22, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » History » American
The complexity of Richard Milhous Nixon is legendary. This book unravels some parts of the mystery with a portrait of the 37th President’s ancestral roots and family life that manages to combine fraternal loyalty with human fascination.
Following the Whispers
By Karen Walker
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 64,060. Language: English. Published: June 21, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Karen Walker seemed to always have known that the whispers were there – the confidence and courage to heed them, however, were her lifetime journey.
Michele Bachmann's America
By William Prendergast
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 55,270. Language: English. Published: June 20, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Activism
In the first book covering the career of Republican presidential candidate Michele Bachmann, Minnesota-based writers William Prendergast and Christopher Truscott provide an in-depth look at a woman who has changed American politics over the last decade.
Full Time & Sub-Nine: Fitting Iron Distance Training into Everyday Life
By David Glover
Price: $4.95 USD. Words: 82,100. Language: English. Published: June 20, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Inspiration » Personal inspiration
Whether you’re training to finish a triathlon or just looking for an inspirational story, Full Time & Sub-Nine - written by triathlete, Naval Academy graduate, submarine officer, Eagle Scout and cancer survivor David Glover - will help you find the balance and inspiration in your own life with endurance sports or with any other passion you might have.
Four-Star Leadership for Leaders
By Tremendous Life Books
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 85,000. Language: English. Published: June 20, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Military biography
Tried. Tested. Proven. Their decisions mean the difference between life and death, victory and defeat. Their actions determine the fates of nations and place an indelible stamp upon history. They are four-star generals and admirals, our country’s top-ranking military leadership, and in Four-Star Leadership for Leaders, they offer their hard-won expertise to you.
Under My Roof -- A Mother's Story of the Heinous Crime of Incest--Second Edition
By Emalou King
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 56,950. Language: English. Published: June 19, 2011 by Six Degrees Publishing Group. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
(5.00 from 3 reviews)
Second Edition with Reader Conversation Guide and new Intro. It was midnight in her hell and, without realizing it, she just destroyed all the evidence...Under My Roof is a memoir written through the eyes of a mother, an RN, who discovers the terrible crime of incest has been perpetrated in her own home. This story is a mother's personal triumphant journey of discovery, tragedy, pain and healing
The Final Push
By Chabopye Freddy Pilusa
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 57,400. Language: English. Published: June 16, 2011 by Adam Piskorski. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
A young Chabopye finds himself in the thick of the struggle against apartheid in the 1980's. Opposition to apartheid exposes him to constant harassment, detention and torture. This story is a triumph of spirit over adversity typical of young activists of his era. The story recognises the role played by rural activists in the journey towards freedom in South Africa.
My Only Crime Was Being Born - An Autobiography, Volume 1
By Jeffrey Weber
Series: My Only Crime Was Being Born, an autobiography, Volume 1. Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 111,280. Language: English. Published: June 15, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
I was born on Friday the 13th, the only Friday the 13th incidently, in the year I was born. I have led an interesting life, with many strange, odd incidents. However some good things happened which you see when I show you the wonderful letters my "Pen Pal" from Hong Kong wrote me and finally after six years we got together. I write about school, college baseball, bad jobs with great satire.
Still Time to Live: A Biography of Jack Belden
By Gary Yerkey
Price: $12.99 USD. Words: 95,330. Language: English. Published: June 15, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography
TIME-LIFE correspondent Jack Belden covered war and only war reporting from China, Burma, North Africa and Europe in the 1930s and 1940s. Now, in this first-ever biography of an American original -- described by Edgar Snow as “mad and gifted” -- we see him wounded in battle fighting his way back to the front lines only to be wounded again, perhaps irreparably, by the ravages of McCarthyism.
3 Pennies
By Rev. Lawrence Gray Sr.
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 149,530. Language: English. Published: June 14, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
From the pit of hell through drug addiction and homelessness to the Altar of God. A compelling, dramatic and unbelievable true story of escalating above it all.
Jamestown Odyssey: America's Unspoken Legacy of Multi-Racial Families From Its Founders
By Chip Langston
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 60,420. Language: English. Published: June 14, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » History » American
(5.00 from 3 reviews)
Jamestown Odyssey is a ground breaking book on race and family in America. It chronicles the author's journey researching his family's Southern history. When he discovers that he has ancestors and distant cousins in both the black and Native communities, he has to come to terms with his, and American society's, hidden racial prejudices. Many Americans, if they have the courage, will find the same.
NO LONGER SILENT
By Tammy Gagnon
Price: $5.00 USD. Words: 82,450. Language: English. Published: June 14, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
One in three women is a victim of sexual abuse before they turn 19. No Longer Silent could be the story of your friend or neighbor, your parent or your lover. No Longer Silent might be your story. No Longer Silent is the life story of Tammy Gagnon. Tammy left home at 14, fleeing an incestuous childhood. Running from guilt and shame too overwhelming for any little girl, Tammy experienced further
Drive Me Out of My Mind
By Chad Faries
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 94,340. Language: English. Published: June 13, 2011 by Emergency Press. Category: Nonfiction » Parenting » Childhood psychology
Drive Me Out of My Mind is a coming-of-age story of wildness and wandering set primarily in the Upper Peninsula of Michigan — its abandoned iron mines, desperate small towns, and heart-breaking bars. It’s the memoir of a boy raised by lawless and itinerant women and how he was cultured — and corrupted — by their hard-living, hard-drinking, and hard-loving ways.
River of Champions
By Mary Halverson Schofield
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 61,620. Language: English. Published: June 12, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Hockey
A true, against-all-odds story about common teen-aged boys whose single goal, and the path to reach it, turned them into extraordinary young men. It is a heart-warming story of desire, grit, and determination of boys who dare to attempt the impossible dream.
Song of Fire
By Jon O'Bergh
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 53,620. Language: English. Published: June 12, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
(5.00 from 1 review)
Music infuses everything around us. Could music be the essence of the universe itself? The narrator is on a journey to discover this fundamental truth. The interconnected, real-life stories (with links to original songs) are a rhapsody on the elements that constitute how we experience the world: the moments of humor, sorrow, passion and revelation that give significance to our origins and endings.
From the Diplomatic Bag
By William McDowell
Price: $4.85 USD. Words: 84,320. Language: English. Published: June 12, 2011 by Memoirs Publishing. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography
During his life in India, William McDowell was offered the freedom of the harem by his friend the Maharaja of Patiala, he unwittingly threw the president of the Punjabi National Congress out of a train after a dispute about the occupancy of a compartment, and he shot his own foot off in a hunting accident. His life makes the kind of colourful story that simply doesn’t happen in the modern world.
Leap of Faith
By Laura Adams
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 91,640. Language: English. Published: June 12, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Environmental politics
A unique angle on the true story of the Kalmazoo River oil spill, featuring an aftwerword by Patrick D. Daniel, President and CEO, Enbridge Inc.
Wiffle Ball Summer: The Ride of the Elmoron
By Geoffrey Arthur Drewyor
Price: $9.96 USD. Words: 76,150. Language: English. Published: June 10, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
After a sun-drenched daydream in London, a 20-something nomad journeys through a "vast Buckeye nowhere" in search of his childhood. Along the way he meets bearded drunkards, delightfully dorky Boy Scouts, and baby-pitchforking spirits while finding that home might not be exactly as he remembers. But the true test of his voyage is around the corner and the wandering Elmoron never sees it coming.
RanDumb: The Adventures of an Irish Guy in LA!
By Mark Hayes
Series: RanDumb: The Adventures of an Irish Guy in L.A., Book 1. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 88,120. Language: English. Published: June 10, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Humor and satire
RanDumb takes the reader on an unforgettable journey through the real world of LA, seen through a unique Irish perspective: Random. Dumb. Fun. Models. Actors. Parties. Porn. Orgies. Nutters. Producers. Singers. Hippies. Leprechauns. Drink. Drugs. Freaks. Fakes. Stand up. Knocked down. Dressed up. Stripped down. Troughs. Hills. Gutters. Stars. Highest highs! Lowest lows. All trying to make it.