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Broken Warrior by Joy Mawby
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 44,220. Language: English. Published: May 14, 2013 by Austin Macauley. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography
When a 96-year-old Polish man, Konstanty Dzierżek, asks Joy Mawby for English lessons, little does she think that he will take her on a journey through the twentieth century. Interwoven with Konstanty’s colourful memories of pre-war Russia and Poland are his own memoirs which record his adventures during and after the war.
The Anglo-French Conspiracy by Ken Farrell
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 45,970. Language: English. Published: May 14, 2013 by Austin Macauley. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography
As the sun rose on the 7th May 1429, Joan felt that her whole life had been in preparation for the epic event that was about to unfold. The day before, she had directed her confessor to stay close to her on the morrow, as blood would flow from her body.
Regrets - Maybe Just A Few by Murray Raynes
Price: $5.00 USD. Words: 122,260. Language: Australian English. Published: May 13, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Adventurers & explorers, Nonfiction » Biography » Military biography
After a normal adolescence; equally adept in the classroom and on the sporting fields, Murray moved out into the world with a feeling that whatever needed to be done, he could do it or at the very least he’d give it a try.
Biography of SP Malhotra by Saaz Aggarwal
Price: Free! Words: 78,950. Language: Commonwealth English. Published: May 13, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Industries / food industry
He became head of his family and business when he was only fifteen. Orphaned at nineteen, rendered homeless by Partition at twenty-one, Satpal Malhotra arrived in Pune at 8.30 pm on the 13th of November 1947. In three days time he had rented a shop, set up a business, and even made a profit.
Powered On by Sarah Churman
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 22,460. Language: English. Published: May 13, 2013 by Indigo River Publishing. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir, Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Hearing & speech
Powered On is the true story of Sarah Churman's amazing transition from a life without natural hearing to a new world of sound. Nearly three decades after being born profoundly deaf, an advancement in technology allowed Sarah to hear the voices of her own children clearly for the very first time. In this deeply personal work, she reveals what it means to experience both sides of a disability.
Guarding bin Laden: My Life in Al-Qaeda by Nasser al-Bahri
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 56,700. Language: English. Published: May 13, 2013 by Thin Man Press. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Terrorism, Nonfiction » Biography » Criminals & outlaws
Originally published in French, this well-reviewed 2010 memoir by Osama bin Laden's former bodyguard provides an unparalleled account of life in the heart of al-Qaeda in the run-up to 9/11. ‘Bin Laden’s former bodyguard delivers a breath-taking account’ Tele et Vous 15 September 2011 ‘An intriguing glimpse of life inside the al-Qa’ida chief’s lair’ Sunday Times 19 April 2010
Byron: The Impossible Hero by Derek Parker
Price: $5.55 USD. Words: 35,070. Language: English. Published: May 12, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Literary biography
George Gordon, Lord Byron became famous because of a poem - then became notorious because of his private life. Those who have never read a line of his poetry think of him as a dashing lover whose mistresses included his half-sister, and half the women in Italy. This short biography follows him from London to Venice and on to his death fighting for freedom in Greece.
Moms are from Mars: a savory blend of memories, opinions, advice and ridiculousness by Janene Murphy
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 63,190. Language: English. Published: May 12, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Humor and satire, Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
From non-Pulitzer Prize winning author/blogger, Janene Murphy, come true life tales highlighting her struggle to figure life out. Laugh along as she chronicles her stumbles through dating, money, high school, travel, fashion, and motherhood. Be warned, though. She has learned from her mistakes. You'll find plenty of opinions and advice, as well.
No Regrets: Memoirs of a Punk by Tony Rocco
Price: $1.77 USD. Words: 30,210. Language: English. Published: May 12, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir(5.00 from 1 review)
No Regrets: Memoirs of a Punk recounts the author's early days on the San Francisco punk scene, and tells the tale of a young Catholic boy who escapes his conservative Texas upbringing to live the life of a free-spirited punk rocker in the San Francisco of the 1970's.
Lemonade Life by Lloyd S. Daley
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 56,140. Language: English. Published: May 12, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir, Nonfiction » Inspiration » Personal inspiration
This meaningful biography—from the hand of a now-polished diamond in the rough—is nothing short of what all hopeful foreigners come to U.S. shores to achieve. Lloyd S. Daley has managed to overcome obstacles, resolve brutal memories, educate and hoist himself into a solid, contributing citizen. Lemonade Life is a tell-all of what it is really like growing up on the uneven playing field of life.
Nelsegno dello Zodiaco by Mario Zodiaco
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 125,070. Language: Italian. Published: May 10, 2013 by Gingko edizioni. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Business biography
Copertina Nel segno dello Zodiaco L'incredibile storia di un appassionato, fantasioso, insuperabile organizzatore di eventi, istrionico uomo di spettacolo, playboy, proprietario di auto e barche da sogno, pilota, viaggiatore ed esperto conoscitore del Sudamerica, ma anche galeotto senza colpe.
Out of the Blue by David Watson
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 67,800. Language: English. Published: May 10, 2013 by Scratching Shed Publishing. Categories: Nonfiction » True Crime » General crimes, Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
PC David Watson was a policeman of the old school. He patrolled the towns and cities of England's north by car and on foot, where a fight against crime lurked around every corner. Until, one day, disaster struck. Out of the Blue is an inspiritational inside take on policing at the sharp end - the dangers, the frustrations, the thrills and dark humour. Policing the streets was only the start...
An Abundance of Miracles:The Autobiography of Charles A. Cofield by Foraker Smith
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 78,810. Language: English. Published: May 9, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Inspirational
twenty-year old howard university student, charles cofield, watches people riot in the streets of washington d.c. they are anguished over the assassination of martin luther king in memphis, tennessee. hours later he falls from his dormitory bunk and his neck is severely injured. his life in that very instant is changed forever. his ather and mother pray and place Charles in god's hands.
The Imposters by Marta Szabo
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 129,350. Language: English. Published: May 9, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
The Imposters is the memoir of a young would-be writer making her way in Manhattan in the early 1980s. With no long-term friends and a family going bankrupt, she finds friendship and community in a tiny yoga school on Eighth Avenue run by a dynamic leader of a merry band of outsider yogis. Here, she thinks, she will find meaning and purpose. With little hesitation, she gives it her all.
Carrying Autism, Feeling Language by Lucy Blackman
Price: Free! Words: 80,540. Language: English. Published: May 9, 2013 and represented by Mary Jane Blackman. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir(5.00 from 3 reviews)
The author of Lucy's Story: Autism and Other Adventures takes a closer look at what language means to her and the way she views the world. A great insight for everyone. N.B. This book is still under construction and sections are added or edited every couple of weeks. Please re-visit.
The Convenient Wife And Lessons Learned-- Part III by M. Hwa Chan
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 23,210. Language: English. Published: May 9, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Part III of this book tells Chung is an extraordinaire in his humanity so are his natal family members. Tracing back to old Chinese history as well as child psychology reveal reasons why they did the things they do. And why even society at large, applauded them.
Pages from the Eternal Glory | صفحات من المجد الخالد by Mohammad Amin Sheikho
Price: Free! Words: 87,410. Language: Arabic. Published: May 8, 2013 by amin-sheikho.com. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Scientists, Inventors, Nonfiction » Biography » Social scientists & psychologists
The Life of the Great Humane Eminent Scholar Mohammad Amin Sheikho, Volume –1– | سيرة حياة العلامة الإنساني الكبير محمد أمين شيخو قدس سره، المجلد الأول
Legally Biber: Justin Bieber at 18: An Unauthorized Biography by Marc Shapiro
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 39,420. Language: English. Published: May 7, 2013 by Riverdale Avenue Books. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Celebrity biography
follows the multi-platinum singer from his 18th birthday, through a new album and a monster tour. We are at his back as he acts and reacts to personal and professional challenges. In this month-by-month odyssey, we see the young singer just this side of manhood; acting the seasoned professional, acting the fool and, at the end of the day, acting decidedly human and not quite grown up.
Brief Encounters with Real Life by Jon Van Loon
Price: Free! Words: 71,160. Language: English. Published: May 7, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Environmentalists & naturalists
Like most 0.9 billion citizens in developed countries I felt I was living the “Real Life”. A variety of instances detailed herein proved that this was not so. As an environmental scientist at the University of Toronto and a consultant living and working worldwide it became evident that the “Real Life” belongs to our 6 billion co-inhabitants elsewhere. Here are brief amusing and emotive glimpses.