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Prawners Down Under (Vol1)
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 137,270. Language: English. Published: August 29, 2013 by Bookpal Australia. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Prawners Down Under is a sprawling, rollicking book that recounts firsthand the adventurous saga of Brian Bienke’s lifetime of fishing in thewaters of Australia’s New SouthWales and Queensland’s tropical north.Brian’s story follows four generations of his family from the 1920s untilthe present, sailing out of their home base of Byron Bay and thenBrunswick Heads, in northern New SouthWales.
Red White Black
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 48,380. Language: English. Published: August 28, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography, Nonfiction » History » Native American
At the 1911 Pendleton Round-Up, the Saddle Bronc Championship of the Northwest came down to three men of different skin colors - Jackson Sundown, a Nez Perce Indian, John Spain, a white man from pioneering stock, and George Fletcher, an African American. Red. White. Black.
The Interviews
Series: The Ken James Intrigue Series, Book 2. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 34,150. Language: English. Published: August 28, 2013 by Elderberry Press, Inc.. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Military biography, Fiction » Historical » USA
This continues the story begun in Polar 44 Ring 5. The end off his time in the Air Force brings him to graduate school at a state university where he meets his future wife, Gail. Shortly after receiving his Ph.D., he marries Gail, and they head to the southwest where Ken begins his job doing exploration research for an oil company. As the years pass, Ken and Gail build a new home and family.
Vincent Szabo: Journey of a Hungarian Revolutionary
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 114,330. Language: English. Published: August 28, 2013 by Bettie Youngs Book Publishers. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography
The Hungarian Revolution forever changed the West’s perspective on Communism. The intensely interesting story of Vincent Szabo shows why the Hungarians eventually revolted against their government. Many make their way to America—and lead successful lives.
The Story of Millard and Linda Fuller, Founders for Habitat of Habitat for Humanity and the Fuller Center for Housing
Price: $7.95 USD. Words: 104,960. Language: English. Published: August 28, 2013 by Bettie Youngs Book Publishers. Categories: Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Non-profit business, Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Forty years ago Millard Fuller and his wife Linda left behind their materialistic lifestyle and crumbling marriage to start over as missionaries in Zaire. On returning to Georgia, they founded Habitat for Humanity—as their Christian ministry, started building houses for the poverty-stricken. Fired by the International Board in 2005, they immediately founded The Fuller Center for Housing.
Singing to the Goldfish
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 85,810. Language: English. Published: August 28, 2013 by Bretwalda Books. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
After a teenage encounter with a clairvoyant reading her tarot cards Beverley Pettifar ran off to marry a dashing, handsome army sergeant major, only to be ostracised by her family. The eloping couple then embarked on a colourful odyssey around the world, seeing the British Empire in its dying days and collecting recipes for the dishes of Empire. And to eventual healing of the family rift.
In Prison with Lauryn -- The Griot Series
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 22,820. Language: English. Published: August 27, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Celebrity biography
Lauryn Hill is the first woman to accomplish extraordinary milestones in an industry designed for men. A leader and innovator, she created her own beat to walk to and live by. Sentenced to three months at Danbury Federal Prison Camp, she has held her own and used the experience to inspire others. Author Rhonda Turpin will keep you glued to this story, from the first page to the last.
From Paupers to iPads
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 74,130. Language: British English. Published: August 27, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir, Nonfiction » History » Family history
A journey through seven generations, tracing a family's changing fortunes from the woollen mills of Yorkshire and the shipyards of Wales, through two world wars and into the hi-tech world of the 21st century
It Takes a Naked Man to Tell a Naked Story
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 35,510. Language: English. Published: August 27, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Fine art, Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
It Takes a Naked Man to Tell a Naked Story is the true story and personal adventures of a man who discovers that decisions made in life can take you down many different paths. From Vietnam Veteran to nude model and everywhere in between, he steps outside the box late in life to find personal fulfillment.
Stories My Parents Told Me: Tales of Growing Up in Wartime Malta
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 20,030. Language: English. Published: August 27, 2013 by FARAXA Publishing (USA). Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir, Nonfiction » Biography » Cultural heritage
Stories My Parents Told Me is a collection of seven short stories based on actual events during World War II on the Mediterranean island nation of Malta. The stories describe a difficult time for children and their families where survival was paramount and family ties were what sustained them. These stories describe a culture of a time past for a deeply religious and frugal people.
Death and Immortality at the Little BigHorn: Vol II, The Stand on Reno Hill
Price: $5.00 USD. Words: 23,560. Language: English. Published: August 26, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Military biography
Reno Hill and was occupied by 7 companies of the 7th Cavalry under Major Marcus Reno. Custer had counted on his support to reinforce his offensive against the Indian village but because of Reno’s refused to advance “to the sound of the guns” until it was too late, the 200 men under Custer’s command were forced to fight a battle they could not win.
Death and Immortality at the Little BigHorn: Vol I, Custer's Last Stand
Price: $5.00 USD. Words: 25,610. Language: English. Published: August 26, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Military biography
Custer was sent out to subdue the Indians and when they gathered in overwhelming numbers to fight back, he and the troops under his direct command were wiped out. It is a riveting story of how a doomed command met its end on a hot sunny day in Montana on June 25, 1876. And when that inevitable end came, it was fought by frightened men shaking with fear at the awful death that awaited them.
Tjokroaminoto, Freedom’s Leading Light
Series: Historical Indonesian Figures, Book 6. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 20,570. Language: English. Published: August 26, 2013 by Tempo Publishing. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography
SUKARNO, the nation’s first president, acknowledged that Haji Oemar Said Tjokroaminoto changed his life around. He was not only Sukarno’s father-in-law, he was also his political guru and of other independence movement leaders, such as Semaoen, Musso, Alimin and Kartosoewirjo. But in the end, the mentor of our founding fathers stood alone....
Fifty Shades of Grey’s Anatomy: The Unfeeling Doctor’s Fresh Confessions from the Emergency Room
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 22,340. Language: English. Published: August 25, 2013 by Olo Books. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Physicians & medical professionals, Nonfiction » Entertainment » Humor and satire
Are women ruining medicine? Nah. Real life in the emergency lane, zeroing on body parts and chicks in scrubs. Just like Grey’s Anatomy, medicine with a little bit of sex. And, like Fifty Shades of Grey, a tiny bit of torture.
Russian at Heart
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 90,450. Language: English. Published: August 25, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography, Nonfiction » History » Russian
Born into the Crimean gentry, young Sonechka Balk is left orphaned and destitute by the Russian Revolution that destroys her idyllic life. In 1924, aged just 19, she flees to Shanghai, one of 30,000 White Russian diaspora seeking refuge from the Bolsheviks . Surviving some of the 20th century’s greatest upheavals, she finds love in war-torn Shanghai and eventually refuge for her family in America.
Living Without Knowing Who You Are
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 90,110. Language: English. Published: August 25, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » Special education / social disabilities
Imagine growing up having no idea who you were. Imagine that there was a part of you missing that you didn't discover until you were 22 years old. Imagine being made fun of or bullied because you didn't know something was a part of you? This is the story of Travis Breeding. Travis was officially diagnosed with Asperger's Syndrome at the age of 22.
Indisch zwijgen
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 62,760. Language: Dutch. Published: August 25, 2013 by Fosfor. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
In Indisch zwijgen vertelt Anneloes Timmerije het verhaal van haar Indische familie. Zwijgen is haar met de paplepel ingegoten. Haar moeder praat alleen als het strikt noodzakelijk is, evenals haar grootmoeder. De familie wordt bijeengehouden door zeven zusters: de tantes. Maar met het overlijden van iedere tante verliest de familie iets van het Indische.
Down on the Farm
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 20,850. Language: English. Published: August 23, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
Paul and author Joei Carlton Hossack, 2 city slickers from Montreal purchase a weekend getaway.
Setting the Hook, a Diver's Return to the Andrea Doria
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 92,110. Language: English. Published: August 22, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Adventurers & explorers, Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Peter Hunt crewed on five Andrea Doria expeditions, the “Mount Everest of wreck diving,” in the early 1980s before becoming a Navy pilot. Twenty years later, Hunt set out to dive the famous luxury liner again. An introspective odyssey of memory and heart-pounding adventure, Setting the Hook explores thirty years of extreme diving in a personal tale of learning to accept life’s oldest challenge.
Under His Watchful Eye
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 109,270. Language: English. Published: August 22, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
I had a feeling my husband was secretly watching me. With a peep-hole in the bathroom wall, a hidden surveillance camera, a mirror under the door to catch my reflection. Now I know that he really was watching me and these are only a few of the things that I discovered. This is a true story about my marriage and how I fought to keep it together - until I realized it was not worth fighting for.