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The Singing Elms - The Autobiography of Lauris Elms by Lauris Elms
Price: $15.00 USD. Words: 124,400. Language: English. Published: February 14, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Entertainment » Music
Sir Charles Mackerras: Lauris in her day was one of the great Australian Singers. now she has added writing to her achievements. Dame Joan Sutherland: i am sure this book will be avidly read by the opera and concert going public, and that they will have almost as much pleasure from it as i have.
O homem que sabia perdoar by Francisco Faus
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 26,380. Language: Portuguese. Published: February 14, 2013 by Francisco Faus, Jr. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Religious biography, Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Christian Church / Leadership
Um homem havia perdido vários parentes, assassinados durante a Guerra Civil espanhola por milícias do grupo republicano. Estava desconsolado, e queria erguer no local do assassinato – um cruzamento de estradas – uma grande cruz, como memória do crime ali cometido. Entendia-o como um ato de justiça: não deixar cair no esquecimento a barbárie promovida contra os seus familiares.
Love Among the Ruins by Andrew Robinson
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 38,050. Language: English. Published: February 14, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
A World War II love story, and a true story. Arthur Robinson serves in the US Army in North Africa and Italy. Silvana Rigacci is a young woman living in Florence. When they meet by chance, love manages to bloom among the horrors of war.
Meadowbrook by James Calore
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 24,980. Language: American English. Published: February 14, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Literary collections » American / General, Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
A collection of short stories, some true, others fiction. Which is which? You may be surprised.
Starting Over, The Story of an Accidental Entrepreneur by Nicko Widjaja
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 55,240. Language: English. Published: February 14, 2013 by Mosher Publishing. Categories: Nonfiction » Inspiration » Personal inspiration, Nonfiction » Biography » Business biography
This book will share Nicko Widjaja's experience to future young entrepreneurs. He made money and lost money, built a team and disbanded a team. Nicko Widjaja believe a combination of mistakes and correct takes that make you more agile, resilient and sensible in making judgments. Entrepreneurship had changed Nicko Widjaja's perspectives in looking at life. And he believe it'll do the same to you.
Stealing Sunlight: Growing Up in Irishtown by Angeline Kearns Blain
Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 93,870. Language: English. Published: February 14, 2013 by A. & A. Farmar. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
Funny, sad and harsh, with the bitter ring of truth, this extraordinary memoir of Dublin in the 1940s and 1950s recreates a forgotten community. Angeline Kearns Blain looks back with love and grief at the hardships of her youth, celebrating the warmth and kindness of the neighbours and family who helped each other to survive, stealing sunlight where they could.
A Lifetime of Small Adventures by Bill Birnbaum
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 56,840. Language: English. Published: February 13, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir, Nonfiction » Biography » Adventurers & explorers
An adventurer’s stories from childhood to senior years including crash landing in a small plane in rural Mexico and surviving numerous close-call hitchhiking experiences. At age 64, when turned down by the Peace Corps’ medical department, Bill and his wife sold their home and moved to Peru where they created their own volunteer opportunities. If you love adventure, this book's for you.
Nothing Vanishes, Memoir of a Life Transformed by Karen Lauritzen
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 44,380. Language: American English. Published: February 13, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Nothing Vanishes offers an intimate exploration of family history in which the searing question persists: Am I Enough?
Accepting the Unacceptable Alone by JoAnn Flanery
Series: Accepting the Unacceptable, Book 1. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 75,010. Language: English. Published: February 13, 2013 by Elderberry Press, Inc.. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Cancer
The day after his thirty-ninth birthday JoAnn Flanery’s husband had a massive heart attack and died in her arms. While trying to adjust to a new life alone and facing the unique challenges of raising a disabled daughter by herself, she moved across the country to get the special help needed for her child while fighting breast cancer herself. Tears blend with laughter in this inspirational story.
The Summit Seeker by Vanessa Runs
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 46,380. Language: English. Published: February 13, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Running & jogging, Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
In The Summit Seeker, Vanessa Runs explores trail and ultra running on an emotional, psychological, and spiritual level. Her vivid descriptions of spectacular trails call you into wild places where you will find rugged beauty, expansive wilderness, and deep personal insights. Vanessa's stories of struggle, hunger, and adventure appeal to our most primitive drive as a species: to survive.
Kolleblommen by Noëlla Danckaert
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 71,610. Language: Dutch. Published: February 13, 2013 by De Scriptomanen. Categories: Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Cancer, Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Verbijstering, vertwijfeling, angst voor de dood, aanvaarding en verzet: de emoties waarmee Noëlla Danckaert te maken kreeg nadat de diagnose "borstkanker" werd gesteld. Dit dagboek is het relaas van haar strijd tegen de gevreesde ziekte, voor velen nog steeds een taboewoord. Maar "Kolleblommen" (dialect voor klaprozen) straalt ondanks de beladen inhoud een positieve boodschap uit.
Twilight Zone Curse of the Stars Volume 3 Resigned to Suicide by Wayne Rollan Melton
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 60,410. Language: English. Published: February 11, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Television, Nonfiction » Biography » Celebrity biography
Fresh on the heels of his other riveting "Twilight Zone Curse" of the Stars books, investigative journalist Wayne Rollan Melton uncovers the shocking details of why and how dozens of former stars of the iconic series and their closest friends have committed suicide. The suicide curse began during the iconic series from 1959 to 1964, still continuing today without letup.
Memoirs of Living With an Asshole Or How I Was Rear-ended by Ulcerative Colitis, J-Pouchitis, and the Medical Profession by Tippy Casey
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 29,320. Language: English. Published: February 10, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir, Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Diseases / gastrointestinal
Tippy Casey writes of a long personal battle with IBD. It is described through journal memoirs, emails, and other various communications made throughout the fight.
Mine 42 år i søværnet 1940 - 1982 af kommandør Jørgen Vilhelm Stilling. by Søren Nørby
Price: $1.80 USD. Words: 21,250. Language: Danish. Published: February 10, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Military biography
Biografi om søofficeren Jørgen V. Stilling, hvis karriere i søværnet fra 1940-1982 indbefattede både 9. april 1940, 29. august 1943, modstandskampen og genopbygningen af søværnet efter befrielsen. Stilling var bl.a. først chef for de topmoderne fregatter PEDER SKRAM og HERLUF TROLLE. En god kilde til søværnet historie under 2. Verdenskrig og den Kolde Krig, fortalt med et usvigeligt godt humør.
God in the ICU by Dave Walker
Price: $5.00 USD. Words: 38,580. Language: English. Published: February 9, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Religious biography, Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Medicine
biography of a praying anesthesiologist facing his own personal trials yet seeing lives profoundly impacted in response to prayer as well as intensive medical care. dramatic case histories of patients in the intensive care unit combine with moving human stories of a compassionate doctor calling on a god who cares and responds to prayer to make an un-put-downable read.
The Early Years by Vincent Caggiano
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 80,320. Language: American English. Published: February 8, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
THE EARLY YEARS is a biography about growing up in New York City during the 1930's and 40's. This part spans approximately 80 years, including the 1930’s depression years, the rise of the mafia, and the author's brush with it. The first immigrants came from Caggiano, a small Italian village in the south of Italy, near Pompeii and Sorrento. Settling in the East side of NYC along the East River.
The Gunners of Shenyang by Jihui Yu
Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 73,410. Language: English. Published: February 7, 2013 by Typhoon Media. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography
Yu Jihui's memoir of his life as a university student in China as the nation starved during Mao's Great Leap Forward.
Exit Strategy: Depriving Death of Its Strangeness by David B. Oliver
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 66,590. Language: English. Published: February 6, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Cancer, Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
Instead of crawling into a cave, or fighting to futility, David Oliver chose to use his “Stage IV” cancer diagnosis as an opportunity to help others. Although given a death sentence, he has written this compelling and inspirational story that has reached around the world. It will make you laugh, cry, and want to rise up and give him a standing ovation.
George Gamow: The Whimsical Mind Behind the Big Bang by Beverly Orndorff
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 80,070. Language: English. Published: February 6, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Scientists, Inventors, Nonfiction » History » Biography
"George Gamow: The Whimsical Mind Behind the Big Bang" is the first complete biography of a colorful and influential physicist who instigated the modern Big Bang theory of the universe's birth. The book, rich in anecdotes reflecting Gamow's humorous and clowning side, is a detailed account of his scientific insights and contributions.