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A Most Unusual Era by Effie Munday
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 47,690. Language: English. Published: October 3, 2014 by Bookpal Australia. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Biographical anthologies
When the author of these short stories, Effie Munday entered the world, Agatha Christie books had just hit the shelves, Charlie Chaplin was big star and work had just begun on Sydney Harbour Bridge. She has welcomed the invention of the radio, mastered the technology of the television and now taps away at a computer. She lived in an era that most of us can now only read about.
Five Days In The Blue Mountains by Senthil Rajkumar
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 37,130. Language: English (Indian dialect). Published: October 3, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Adventurers & explorers, Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
A great travel companion. An easy on your mind, light weight travel oriented book that essays my five days in the blue mountains. Among many other things, the journey made me realize that romance is very much alive in me and that I can still appreciate the finer things in life.
Thirty Men & a Girl: A Singer’s Memoirs of War, Mountains, Travel, and always Music by Elisabeth Parry
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 176,750. Language: English. Published: October 1, 2014 by Amolibros. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Woman biographies, Nonfiction » Music » Biography
This is a wonderful book, tracing the life of an extraordinary and inspirational woman - her wartime experiences, travelling throughout the Middle East during the War performing for the troops with a small orchestra, and becoming a WW2 forces sweetheart. Then follows her post war career as an opera singer, Elisabeth Parry's fascinating memoir fills an important gap in British operatic history.
Letters To a Lover by Vivian Hayes
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 71,460. Language: English. Published: October 1, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
A pretty 24-yr-old single young woman left the big city of Berkeley, CA, to go to her first teaching job in the little country town of Tulare. She met a young man in her college art classes, at the U of C, Berkeley. She wrote regularly to this friend, who saved all her letters. The letters are here, exactly as she wrote them, except names are changed for privacy. A true love story of the 1930s.
My Life, The Puzzle. by Dr. Sean Souels, Sr
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 23,030. Language: English. Published: October 1, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
from a discombobulated past, inclusive of hurts,pains, drug abuse and jail to preaching of the gospel. this book speaks of a young mans battle with poverty, drugs and a physically abuse past and how he used those things to make him better. what he thought church was about and the great problems he ran into going there and how those were overcome.
THE AMAZING YOU by Viviana Vitarelli
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 28,690. Language: English. Published: October 1, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Woman biographies
There is something we are born to be and do. We are meant to live an amazing life, but at times we get entangled and distracted by life. This book is about finding yourself and realizing that purpose, unique to each and everyone of us. It's about embarking on the journey, and learning how to ask the right questions to fulfill our mission. It's about living our greatest dream.
The Untouchable Being - An Extraordinary True Story by Gandy Kalid Kachucha
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 62,680. Language: American English. Published: October 1, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Self-improvement » Motivation and inspiration, Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
The Untouchable Being is an extraordinary true story of Love, Yahweh's Archangels, Battles, Adventures, Tragedies, Miracles and finally meeting my Soulmate. My Memoir covers experiences dealing with life after death, suffering, courage, faith, sacrifice, meeting and hugging Yahshua the Messiah (pronounced Esho Msheekha in Aramaic) and the daily struggles we face today.
Tales of an Enchanted Boyhood by Dr Philip G. Veerasingam
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 73,660. Language: English. Published: September 30, 2014 by We Green Solutions. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
The 3rd outstanding memoir by Dr Philip G Veerasingam covers the period 1940 to 1960, a revolved era of a simpler life in Ceylon and follows closely on his previous work, Remembered Vignettes – the life of a medical student in Ceylon of the early 1960s and Cry of the Devil Bird – incidents in the life of a surgeon working in Ceylon from 1965 to 2005.
The Mayor: How I Turned Around Los Angeles After Riots, an Earthquake and the O.J. Simpson Murder Trial by Richard Riordan
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 by Matt Owens Rees
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 by Diane K Hiltz Chamberlain
Price: $3.99 $2.59 USD. (35% off!) 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 by J.T. Owens
Price: $9.99 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 by Michael Tatlow
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 by Phil Morgan
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 by Joseph Parenti
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 by Bengano
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 by Pierre van Blommestein
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.
Tsunami Reflections - Otsuchi Remembered by Charles Pomeroy
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 by Ruth Ann Jellett
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.