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Five Years a Mesowarrior
Price: $4.00 USD. Words: 155,510. Language: English. Published: November 26, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Adventurers & explorers
A woman is given the news that she has Terminal Cancer and has 3 months to live. This story is her battle to get treatment and to beat this disease.
Living With God
Price: $3.00 USD. Words: 73,620. Language: British English. Published: November 26, 2015 by Sri Sathya Sai Sadhana Trust, Publications Division. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Biography » Teachers & educators
This book details the life experiences of eighteen students and teachers of Bhagawan’s educational system, which ranges from ‘KG to PG’ (kindergarten to post-graduation). This is just a sample of those that have received ‘Higher’ learning from their Swami – a learning for life. But, this sample will give us a glimpse into what Bhagawan Sri Sathya Sai Baba stands for and what He exhorts.
Welcome to Shondaland, An Unauthorized Biography of Shonda Rhimes
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 39,480. Language: English. Published: November 25, 2015 by Riverdale Avenue Books. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Celebrity biography
For Shonda, getting to the top has not been easy. She has met and conquered long held stereotypes of race and gender, has fought to singlehandedly raise the realistic and creative bar in media and has ultimately won over the viewing masses with her straight-forward middle-American attitude that has successfully cut through the B.S. and misconceptions like a knife through butter.
Prison Hulk to Redemption: Part One of a Family History 1788-1900
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 142,930. Language: English. Published: November 25, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography, Nonfiction » History » Australia & New Zealand
The author undertakes a journey with his ancestors through Australia's colonial history - a history that hardly has its equal. He traces the cultural continuities of Australian society and shows where his ancestors fitted in. An important part of the story is the indispensable role the convicts played in establishing the Australian nation. Nine convict ancestors are found in the direct line.
Twists and Turns. The Life and Times of a Nurse 1935-2015
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 143,530. Language: English. Published: November 24, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Physicians & medical professionals, Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Healthcare issues
Twists and Turns, The Life and Times of a Nurse describes Laurie Maddison's experiences as a nurse in England and Western Australia from 1935-2015. In Perth she works first at Sir Charles Gairdner Hospital then moves to specialist areas at Royal Perth. Next comes community nursing, followed by a degree course at University, Mental health nursing , and finally as a university lecturer.
From P.O.W. to C.E.O.
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 62,850. Language: English. Published: November 24, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Public relations, Nonfiction » Biography » Business biography
As a newly liberated POW of the Japanese, Loet Velmans returned from the Far East to Europe, and shortly thereafter set out for the U.S., where he was hired by John Hill, the founder of Hill & Knowlton, America’s largest PR firm. In telling the story of his rise to the position of Chairman and CEO of Hill & Knowlton, Velmans shares his unique perspective on the “culture gap” between nations.
Scaling the Slippery Slope
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 41,600. Language: English. Published: November 24, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Woman biographies
This is a true autobiography of a woman who was addicted to alcohol but has now been sober over 33 years. Not "preachy" but meant to inspire and uplift all who have a similar challenge. It is informative, educational, entertaining, even racy in places and scientific in others.
A Life And A Half
Price: $5.50 USD. Words: 97,210. Language: English. Published: November 24, 2015 by Memoirs Publishing. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Celebrity biography
Peter Cadbury, a direct descendant of the founder of Cadbury's chocolate, shows in A Life and a Half how he has achieved something similar with his own extraordinarily full life. After surviving a flight in a blazing plane at 14 and narrowly escaping being the youngest MP at 24, Peter moved from law into banking. This is his story.
Shattered China Dream
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 245,870. Language: English. Published: November 23, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » History » Asian
For 100 years, three generations of the author’s Anglo-Chinese family lived in China. They were unfairly treated due to their mixed blood, particularly in the era of Mao. After more than 20 years of studying, researching and verifying Chinese Modern History as well as family history, the author tells a remarkable true story of three generations living in China and tracing their British ancestry.
Yiddish Lost and Found: Eavesdropping on the Ancestors
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 21,750. Language: English. Published: November 23, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Cultural heritage, Nonfiction » Social Science » Jewish studies
Yiddish learner and novelist Ellen Galford (author of The Dyke and the Dybbuk, The Fires of Bride and other feminist cult classics) takes a short, sharp look at the fragmentary, battered but tenacious Yiddish that survived three generations of her family’s journey from the Russian Pale of Settlement to the fleshpots of the Bronx and the wilds of New Jersey.
Back To My Beginnings
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 75,480. Language: English. Published: November 23, 2015 by Austin Macauley. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Snakes under beds. "Whippings" for bad behaviour. Uneaten meals re-presented at every mealtime until finished. Presents that mysteriously disappear after a day or two, never to be seen again. Is this the stuff of nightmares or the real thing? As a Home Girl or, as labelled by their fellow school pupils, a Dirty Smelly Home Girl, Paddy learns to stand up for what she wants in life
The Feet of a Princess
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 52,250. Language: English. Published: November 23, 2015 by Christian Living Books, Inc.. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Adventurers & explorers
Set in a middle class neighborhood in Wilmington, Delaware during the time of Sputnik, fall-out shelters, desegregation and the civil rights movement, “The Feet of a Princess” is a front-row seat to a different type of Negro family during an era that history has yet to address. Second Editionl
You Did What?!
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 21,680. Language: English. Published: November 23, 2015 by Austin Macauley. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Other biographies
Growing up in 40s Britain was a lot different than it is today. A memory-laden read for those familiar with the period, an eye-opener for those who have grown up with safety shoes, goggles and warning signs, and can't believe anyone could survive without them.
Coyote Wisdom Visits Brooklyn and Travels the Universe
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 31,710. Language: English. Published: November 23, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Coyote Wisdom Visits Brooklyn and Travels the Universe is a memoir consisting of original linked short stories. They trace my discovery of a deep, spirited rapport, spoken and unspoken, between humans and animals based on my encounters in the Sonora Desert, the Texas Hill Country, Brooklyn and Toronto. I first met Coyote in Central Texas, and soon afterwards, in the Sonora Desert around Tucson.
Still Floating: Book III - Alone on My Detour to Two on Lucky
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 92,460. Language: Canadian English. Published: November 22, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » Trip Journals, Nonfiction » Biography » Adventurers & explorers
Sharon sails out alone on in My Detour, and meets the sailor who will change everything. There are setbacks, both in boat and body, but together Sharon and Richard work out a new adventure in the Florida Keys and the Bahamas.
Footpaths and fishing boats : growing up in Nipper's Harbour
Price: $5.00 USD. Words: 33,320. Language: English. Published: November 22, 2015 by Petra Books. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Travel » By region
Memoirs: girl growing up in remote Newfoundland fishing port, 1950s-1960s, Canada
A Hippopotamus at the Table
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 109,400. Language: English. Published: November 20, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
A TRUE STORY of a journey to a new life in CAPE TOWN, SOUTH AFRICA in 1975. A young couple and their baby travel to Cape Town at a time of full apartheid, riots and social unrest. The effects of apartheid crept up on them until two tragedies drove them to realise that continuing to live there had become untenable
Leave It To Me... My Life In Music
Price: $9.95 USD. Words: 89,960. Language: English. Published: November 20, 2015 by BearManor Media. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Musical director of the top TV shows in the '60s tells about his amazing life.
Somebody Forgot to Tell Harry: Harry Reid's Journey from Searchlight to Spotlight
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 34,440. Language: English. Published: November 19, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » General reference » Bibliographies & indices, Nonfiction » Biography » Political biography
Somebody Forgot to Tell Harry is a young person’s biography of Harry Reid, which tells the story of how this poor boy from a small mining town in the middle of nowhere went on to become one of the most important figures in United States’ politics. As Reid himself told an interviewer in 2004, “If I can make it in America, anyone can.”
Howell Harris - His Own Story
Price: Free! Words: 29,790. Language: English. Published: November 18, 2015 by White Tree Publishing. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Christian Life / Inspirational
Wesley, Whitefield, Harris. These great 18th century preachers worked both independently and together to preach the Living Gospel. This book is a vivid first-hand account written by Howell Harris, who was brought up to regard the Conformists as "a perverted and dangerously erroneous set of people." Hardly a promising start for a man who was to play a major role in the Welsh Revival.