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The Mayor: How I Turned Around Los Angeles After Riots, an Earthquake and the O.J. Simpson Murder Trial
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
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. . .
Baby Steps: A Personal Journey with God through a Lifetime of Pain and Heartache
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 39,350. Language: English. Published: September 29, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Religious biography
"Baby Steps: A Personal Journey with God through a Lifetime of Pain and Heartache," is a book about the author's journey through many years of pain and heartache...a journey that led her through twenty-one painful knee surgeries...counseling for sexual abuse, which became a very painful form of child abuse and the loss of many things…including children.
Steve Jobs: The Unauthorized Autobiography
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
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 ....
No-One Famous
Price: Free! Words: 47,040. Language: English. Published: September 26, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
(4.00 from 1 review)
Born in 1972, Ton-Teg, Wales. I went unnoticed to most of the known world but I made my mark on so many people like they did with me. Here are some of my favorite memories from some of the best times of my life. I hope you enjoy.
Miracle on 91st Street
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 43,870. Language: English. Published: September 26, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
Joseph Parenti was hit by a stolen speeding car. His life was turned upside down in a few minutes. His heart stopped three times and he suffered a traumatic brain injury.
Il est une fois O
Price: $8.50 USD. Words: 22,510. Language: French. Published: September 26, 2014 by Benjamin Nemopode. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Inspiration » Spiritual inspiration
Récit testamentaire d'un bouddha contemporain, pour tous et tous les autres bouddhas à venir, plus de mille
Carry on Padre - Memoir of an Army Chaplain in Apartheid South Africa
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 49,980. Language: English. Published: September 25, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
"Carry on Padre" is the inside story of a young man’s journey through National Service in Apartheid South Africa. This memoir reveals the doubts, fears and uncertainties that were all too common for many in South Africa of that era. What was the right thing to do? By doing National Service, did you condone official policies of discrimination? "Very highly recommended" Peter Chapman, SADF Veteran.
Fly At Five
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 22,240. Language: English. Published: September 24, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
A book of short stories about high flying adventures as a helicopter pilot for a TV news station.
Tsunami Reflections - Otsuchi Remembered
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.
Against The Flow - A True Story Beginning in 1930s Outback Australia
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 30,760. Language: English. Published: September 24, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
Life growing up in outback Queensland was tough in the 1930's. Ruth Ann Jellet should know, she lived it. In Against The Flow, her first book written just shy of her 80th birthday, she recalls the hardship and memories of a Queensland long gone.
Les Mémoires de la marquise de la Rochejaquelein
Series: La Guerre de Vendée, Livre 1. You set the price! Words: 136,160. Language: French. Published: September 23, 2014 by Philippe Prisson. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir, Nonfiction » History » European
Ces Mémoires racontent les batailles, les grands désastres, les misères qui marquent les plus funestes guerres civiles de l’histoire de France, la Guerre de Vendée.
In the Shadow of the Wind
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 77,040. Language: English. Published: September 23, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
There is life after loss. Through a sequence of extraordinary events, In the Shadow of the Wind tells how one ordinary woman learns to dance on the threshold of fear, to cherish every moment of life, and to believe in her inner resources to conquer adversity.
The Rocky Terrain of Life - Boxed Set
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 181,950. Language: English (Indian dialect). Published: September 23, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
A boxed set consisting of 4 ebooks on Life as a Banker, daily life as soul nourishment, stress management,and major bank frauds.
Daily Meds Should Be Taken Daily “A Journey through Prejudice”
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 62,680. Language: American English. Published: September 22, 2014 by Brighton Publishing LLC. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Mental health
Daily Meds reveals the struggles of a woman with schizophrenia in her search to share God’s kindness and mercy. Although frequently abused by well-meaning individuals who do not understand how to care for the mentally ill, she hopes this book will open a window to their understanding how God may work through them, bringing true relief to others.
Laughter and Tears “A Veterinarian’s Memoir and Advice”
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 85,960. Language: English. Published: September 22, 2014 by Brighton Publishing LLC. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Reference
After practicing veterinary medicine for over 38 years, Dr. Cohn has written a memoir describing his adventures and the lessons he has learned and taught. He finishes the book with a lengthy appendix of valuable advice and lessons. This is a book to be cherished by pet owners; share in the laughter and tears and learn more about pets as you enjoy every page.
Memories of Edmund Klepps: A Story of War and Family
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 40,290. Language: English. Published: September 22, 2014 by The Family of Edmund G. Klepps. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Edmund Klepps was a true hero. He grew up during the Great Depression. He was aboard the USS Helena at Pearl Harbor when the Japanese attacked on December 7, 1941. He found his way to the USS Detroit, where he saw the end of the war in Tokyo Bay. He was then discharged from the Navy, and started on a new adventure - family.
Finding My Way: A Harvest of Memories
Price: $2.95 USD. Words: 70,440. Language: English. Published: September 22, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
(4.00 from 2 reviews)
From growing up on a Minnesota farm in the great depression, Stoesz traveled the world (70 countries) performing ministries of compassionate with Mennonite Central Committee and Habitat For Humanity International. He tells his life story with humility, bold courage and a great sense of humor. More than an autobiography, Finding My Way includes a snapshot of the volatile times in which we live.
Princess, More Tears to Cry
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 106,850. Language: English. Published: September 22, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Woman biographies, Nonfiction » History » Middle East
PRINCESS, MORE TEARS TO CRY reveals the intimate struggles of Saudi women inside one of the richest, most conservative kingdoms in the world. These are stories of triumph and heartbreak amongst the highest- and lowest-born. Princess Sultana speaks frankly about her strong-willed daughters, her beloved husband and the contentious Al-Saud family whose daily battles about what it means to be a woman.