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Andrew Ellicott: The Stargazer Who Defined America
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 115,390. Language: English. Published: May 29, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography
This true never-before-told story is about the four year expedition to survey the southern boundary separating the young U.S. from Spain after the end of the Revolutionary War. Andrew Ellicott, the brilliant astronomer-surveyor had to deal with the duplicitous Spanish, hostile Indians, counter-spies and living in swamps and dense forests.
Warts and All
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 75,770. Language: English. Published: May 29, 2015 by Austin Macauley. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
Born in the 40s to a public school educated ne'er-do-well father and a mother born and bred in the docks, St Tropez must have seemed inaccessible to the young John Ffitch-Heyes. But in this book, Warts and All, the author shows how luck, determination, and a gallery of contacts picked up along the way can make any dream come true - except, perhaps, multi-millionaire.
Like a Guardian
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 101,090. Language: English. Published: May 28, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Like a Guardian is the autobiography of Holocaust survivor, artist, author/playwright and musician Leo Cappel. Graduate of the Rietveld Art Academy, Amsterdam, and immigrant from Holland to New Zealand. Leo and his wife built their own yacht, and lived aboard for 16 years. Format: Leo recounts his memories to his granddaughter Tracy. Suitable for adults and teenagers. Easy reading.
The Pendulum strikes Three
Price: $12.00 USD. Words: 99,980. Language: English. Published: May 28, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Psychological, Nonfiction » Biography » Religious biography
Could you outsmart the devil, if he were within you?
Embracing Quincy, Our Journey Together
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 52,770. Language: English. Published: May 28, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Relationships and Family » Pregnancy and childbirth, Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
What happens when you're told your baby will not live? And if by some miracle she does live, she will be extremely disabled? When a high-tech ultrasound at 22 weeks revealed that Quincy may have a rare genetic disorder called trisomy 18, the Marsh family was given a choice: to terminate or to continue Embracing Quincy.
The Fly at Fifty: The Creation and Legacy of a Classic Science Fiction Film
Price: $9.95 USD. Words: 69,010. Language: English. Published: May 28, 2015 by Ben Ohmart. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Celebrity biography
Complete with reminiscences from the film's star, David Hedison, this book covers the history and legacy of this seminal science fiction film, The Fly.
Turtle Tushies in the Land of Banana Beer
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 124,860. Language: American English. Published: May 28, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir, Nonfiction » Travel » By region
A newly married Texas couple with great teeth join the Peace Corps to teach fish farming among the friendly, hard-working people of Burundi. Grappling with motorcycles, banana beer, bugs, frogs, charcoal-spewing imbabulas, mud, tons of rain, falling down, getting up, political uncertainties, language and cultural barriers, they work with courageous farmers, and learn we are all One in the heart.
How It All Happened — The Raw Truth
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 85,260. Language: English. Published: May 27, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Gay and lesbian, Nonfiction » Relationships and Family » Abuse / general
You know my cycle, something good is always followed by something bad. If being molested, beaten by my mother and brother, finding my real father, being shot, raped, stabbed, escorting and almost killed by someone that was in love with my husband wasn't enough, my ex publisher was trying to fuck and extort me throughout this entire process — literally.
Diana Inquest: Who Killed Princess Diana?
Price: $7.95 USD. Words: 292,650. Language: English. Published: May 25, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Royalty biography, Nonfiction » History » European
This explosive, evidence-based book is the most shocking, revealing, yet factual work written on the 1997 Paris car crash that took the lives of Princess Diana and her lover Dodi Fayed. It contains strong evidence showing the assassination of Princess Diana was carried out by the British intelligence agency, MI6, on orders from senior members of the British royal family.
In the Belly of the Elephant: A Memoir of Africa
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 97,860. Language: English. Published: May 25, 2015 by Untreed Reads. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir, Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues
Everybody needs to run away from home at least once. Susan Corbett told people she was out to save the world, but really she was running--running from her home as much as to anywhere. Like many women, she was searching for meaning to her life or for a good man to share it with. In Africa, she hoped to find both.
Deliberate Indifference: A Gay Man's Maltreatment by the United States Department of Justice
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 89,480. Language: English. Published: May 25, 2015 by A-Argus Better Book Publishers. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Criminals & outlaws, Nonfiction » Gay and Lesbian » Politics and society
A Gay man struggles to retain his vision against the biased officials of the US prison system.
Bi Parchamaan: The Flagless Ones
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 143,030. Language: English. Published: May 25, 2015 by A-Argus Better Book Publishers. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Inspiration » Personal inspiration
The true life story of a refugee and his family fleeing from the wrath of the government of Iran.
Sailing with Impunity: Adventure in the South Pacific
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 51,830. Language: English. Published: May 24, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Travel » By region
A Seattle couple sell their house, buys a sailboat, and sails 13,000 miles throughout the South Pacific.
Final Analysis: The Making and Unmaking of a Psychoanalyst
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 75,760. Language: English. Published: May 23, 2015 by Untreed Reads. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir, Nonfiction » Psychology » History
He was the rising star of psychoanalysis, an intimate associate of Anna Freud and Kurt Eissler, a member of the Freudian “inner circle” with unrestricted access to the Freud Archives. And then Jeffrey Moussaieff Masson threw it all away because he dared to break the psychoanalytic community’s deepest taboo: he told the truth in public.
So Far, So Good: The Saga of a Broken Neck, and the Good Life that Can Follow
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 114,640. Language: English. Published: May 23, 2015 by Untreed Reads. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir, Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Physical impairments
Every year, 40,000 Americans suffer spinal cord injuries. Lee Goldstein is one of them. Lee has been living with his injury for 66+ years, making him unofficially the longest living quadriplegic in history. The story of his injury and the reasons for his survival are chronicled in this stunning book. Lee tells of his terrible injury, his fight for life, & the amazing life he has led ever since.
A Hairdresser's Diary
You set the price! Words: 55,520. Language: English. Published: May 22, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
This book is the story of a little girl who through a childhood full of struggles, hardships and pain had a dream. That dream was to someday become a hairdresser. Follow her as she trades her dollies in for the real thing.This is the diary of a hairdresser who had a calling and a great memory. It is filled with stories of pain, sadness, gossip, angst, triumph, challenge and most of all, humour. Th
Lost Time, Bad Dreams and Miracles
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 280,820. Language: English. Published: May 22, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
In this literary journey through the incredible life of AnnieMae Robertson, the author, renamed Bernie in this book, works to solve the mystery of the missing times in her life.
Pat Welsh: The Voice of “E. T.” Memoirs Of A Voice, A Diary And Me
Price: $10.99 USD. Words: 62,970. Language: English. Published: May 21, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Celebrity biography, Screenplays » Biographical
Pat believed in dreams and one should never give up hope. She said. “Dreams do come true.” That day in the camera shop when Ben Burtt heard her voice was the day that her dream finally came true. E.T. was an alien biologist, and Pat Welsh was an avid naturalist. In Feb. of 2015, she would be 100 yrs old, My gift to her to share her life and dreams that she so fondly wrote about in 1931.Phone Home!
The Next Right Road
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 113,590. Language: English. Published: May 21, 2015 by Llumina Press. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
When Miki Webb retired from the practice of medicine, she sold her house, put her furniture in storage, bought an RV and set out. She and her two cats went on a two-year adventure, traveling around the United States. This is the story of that journey, the people she met along the way, old friends she reconnected with, and the wonderful places she went.
After the Bitter Comes the Sweet
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 135,590. Language: English. Published: May 19, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
After growing up in poverty in wartime China, Yulin Wang married Sidney Rittenberg, an idealistic American who had stayed in China to help the Communists after 1949. Working for Radio Peking, they had four children and a good life until the Cultural Revolution, when her husband was jailed on false charges. Her memoir is a tale of determination, resilience, and struggle.