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The Halo of the Jungle
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 56,960. Language: English. Published: December 7, 2012 by Carl Aron. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
The Halo of the Jungle is the true story of the Aron family's forced emigration from Nazi Germany to Ecuador in 1939, and the 10 years they lived on their farm homestead in the eastern rainforest.
Running Beyond the Marathon: insights into the longest footrace in the world
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 48,010. Language: English. Published: December 6, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Sports biography, Nonfiction » Inspiration » Personal inspiration
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Loaded with training tips, anecdotes and race stories, join four-time 3100 mile race finisher Grahak Cunningham as he takes you on the journey from his first race in 2007 as a multiday novice to his ultimate victory in 2012, and discover what he learnt along the way in the world's longest ultra marathon.
Maureen White – A Biography
Price: $4.00 USD. Words: 23,860. Language: Australian English. Published: December 6, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography, Nonfiction » Biography » Woman biographies
From growing up on an island in the Pacific, to being taken captive by German raiders in World War II, through to becoming a Red Cross warrior and working around the world, Maureen’s life was never dull or lonely.
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Series: Born in Sarajevo, Book 2. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 49,520. Language: English. Published: December 6, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir, Nonfiction » Relationships and Family » Abuse / domestic partner abuse
When wars end, violence stays alive. The roads toward peace and significance still lead nowhere.Perhaps the aftermath is the best time to blame those who refused to carry guns and take sides.How do you deaden the pain of trusting somebody who is trying to destroy you? How are you to know the difference when your enemy says he loves you? And so begins the battle for survival.
Brothers from Different Armies
Price: $10.99 USD. Words: 86,000. Language: English. Published: December 6, 2012 by Bookpal Australia. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
A humble family of lumberjacks is conscripted into the German army during the events of the Second World War. For Johan, this means the start of an unforgettable experience and a chance to serve his country. To his father who has seen war however, this is a death sentence. Along the way, Johan’s brother Siegfried also joins the war against his father’s wishes, who wanted him to get an education. S
An Antipodean Affair
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 88,970. Language: English. Published: December 5, 2012 by Bookpal Australia. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Working as a simultaneous conference interpreter with United Nations, Valerie Barnes travelled to India, Iran, Nigeria, Zambia and Zaire. She also met and fell in love with Peter, an Australian delegate who had decided to sail single-handed in a 22-foot yacht from England to Australia to separate his past from his future.
Alejandro. La arrolladora marcha de la falange
Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 30,450. Language: Spanish. Published: December 4, 2012 by LD Books - Lectorum. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Military biography, Nonfiction » History » Ancient
Esta es la historia de Alejandro III, rey de Macedonia, conocido también como Alejandro Magno, cuyas cualidades para la acción fueron demostradas desde muy joven y hasta nuestros dias es considerado uno de los más grandes genios de la guerra de todos los tiempos.
Mending Broken: A Personal Journey Through the Stages of Trauma + Recovery
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 30,740. Language: English. Published: December 1, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
After four years in the darkness of Post Traumatic Stress Disorder, Teresa woke up--in slow and painful fits and starts. Like a process of birthing and with the sensation of tearing wide open, she was given life again. In the essays and reflections in mending broken Teresa takes you on the journey of one woman trying to find her way out of painful darkness, and into the light of recovery.
Steadily Moving Forward - The Life of Dr. Robert Charles Wallace
Price: $19.99 USD. Words: 104,130. Language: English. Published: November 29, 2012 by Alder Book Publishing. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Teachers & educators
Dr. R.C. Wallace did more to open up the northern territories of Manitoba and Alberta, in the early 1900's, than any other Canadian, leading its exploration and development. As an educator at some of Canada's top universities and President of Queen's University, he championed the development of the north by inspiring many of his students.
Legacy of Rescue: A Daughter's Tribute
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 46,640. Language: American English. Published: November 28, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » History » Jewish
An illustrated intergenerational memoir of the author’s father and the Commanding Officer who saved him and over 100 other Hungarian Jewish men in forced labor under his command during the Holocaust. Captured by the liberating Russian Army, Zoltán Kubinyi died a year later in a Siberian labor camp. Due to Morton Fuchs' testimony, he was posthumously honored as a Righteous Among the Nations.
Taking LIFE Head On! (The Hal Elrod Story)
Price: $9.97 USD. Words: 52,710. Language: English. Published: November 27, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Celebrity biography, Nonfiction » Self-improvement » Motivation and inspiration
Hal's world ended when he was struck head on by a drunk driver and found dead at the scene. Hal is living proof that all of us are capable of creating miracles in our everyday lives. He shows you how to truly and unconditionally love the life you have while empowering you with simple and effective strategies for creating the life of your dreams. An inspiring true story.
Three Score Years and Ten
Price: $3.25 USD. Words: 26,300. Language: English. Published: November 27, 2012 by Artemis Publishers Ltd. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Relationships and Family » Aging
This, Elizabeth Love's fifth published book, is a condensed profile of the man she met 14 years ago and a short record of their friendship.
Raudi’s Story An Alaskan-Born Icelandic Mare’s First Five Years of Life
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 32,770. Language: American English. Published: November 26, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Children's Books » Animals / Horses
Raudi’s Story is written from the point of view of a young Icelandic horse growing up in Alaska’s Matanuska Valley. Written at a level adults will appreciate and children will comprehend. For those who can’t get enough of horses and those with no horse experience. Illustrations enhance this book’s wonderful story.
The White Bear
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 60,910. Language: English. Published: November 26, 2012 by Black Rose Writing sales@blackrosewriting.com. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Hunting, Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Tal Leverett and Bob McCarter became friends in junior high and grew up in the same North Carolina town, both becoming avid outdoorsmen. Tal eventually moved to Lake Tahoe, NV. Thirty years later they still maintained their friendship.
Diary of a Merchant Seaman
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 44,290. Language: British English. Published: November 26, 2012 by Casa de Snapdragon. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Adventurers & explorers
Andrew Shiston, a boy from the island of Portland in the UK, discovers life on the sea when he is forced to make a life changing decision at the age of 15. This account was taken from Andrew's journals scribed during the 25 years he sailed the seven seas.
Bob Geldof: The Joe Jackson Interviews Plus
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 25,830. Language: English. Published: November 26, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Celebrity biography, Nonfiction » Music » Rock music
Live Aid mastermind Bob Geldof once told his fellow Irishman and journalist Joe Jackson he would never update his 1986 autobiography 'Is That It.' Joe Jackson now suggests that "in ways the two interviews, each roughly 10,000 words long, and two thirds of which has never been previously published, from 1989 and 2001, that make up my book about Bob are, in ways an update of his autobiography.
Fraud on the Court: One Adoptee's Fight to Reclaim his Identity
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 32,730. Language: English. Published: November 25, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Civil and human rights
In his startling new memoir, Mike Chalek reveals how the adoption practices of the "Baby Scoop Era" led to his fraudulent placement with an adoptive family that had purchased him for $200 from a well-known baby broker. He delves into the details of his highly charged quest to reunite with his family of origin, and we get a first-hand glimpse into the difficulties faced by many adult adoptees.
Sons of Suicide
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 69,430. Language: English. Published: November 25, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
An insightful, viscerally emotional memoir, Sons of Suicide relates the story of a young man’s life after losing his Mother to suicide—and succeeding, in spite of experiencing one of the most devastating tragedies known to man.
A World Torn Asunder: The Life and Triumph of Constantin C. Giurescu
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 143,560. Language: English. Published: November 25, 2012 by Bettie Youngs Book Publishers. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Biographical anthologies
A biography of Constantin Giurescu, Romania’s leading historian who in a war-torn Romania is confined to the notorious Sighet penitentiary. His diary was put in a glass jar, buried, then smuggled out by Dr. Paul E. Michelson—who does the FOREWORD for this book). An account from the turn of the century to the fall of Communism, the sellout of Eastern Europe and finally, the rise of modern Romania.
Tread Softly: Bullying and the Death of Phoebe Prince
Price: $14.95 USD. Words: 105,790. Language: English. Published: November 23, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Other biographies
The 2010 suicide of Irish transplant Phoebe Prince in small-town Massachusetts garnered worldwide attention. Her story has been told in thousands of newspaper and magazine stories and television shows. But the true story is only now being told, and it's much worse than anyone knew.