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Crosses, Cannons & Coffins by Georgiann Baldino
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,090. Language: English. Published: January 8, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » History » American, Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography
In Crosses, Cannons & Coffins author Georgiann Baldino brings a little-known, but true, story to readers, a human account of Civil War service rendered by Sisters of Mercy. Relatively few records exist from women who served as nurses in America's Civil War. Few historians include women nurses in their manuscripts. Nuns served under battlefield conditions unnerving even for veteran officers.
Jim Shoulders: King of the Rodeo Cowboys by Stan Paregien, Sr
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 6,920. Language: English. Published: January 8, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Sports biography, Nonfiction » Biography » Celebrity biography
This Ebook tells about the life and rodeo career of the legendary Oklahoma cowboy Jim Shoulders. He was born in Tulsa but lived most of his adult life in tiny Henryetta, Oklahoma. Shouders was tough as a boot, mentally and physically, until the day he died. That is how he won an astounding 16 world championships in rodeo competition. And he still continues to inspire youngsters today.
A Squirrel (ish) Adventure by James Ian whiteside
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 9,160. Language: English. Published: January 8, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Other biographies, Nonfiction » Children's Books » Animals / Baby Animals
Life is a learning process, life is an adventure. This is the true story of how a baby squirrel fell from the ‘Tree Trees’ and through instinct, learning and an unerring drive for independence developed into a very wild animal.
Son of Sam: A Biography of David Berkowitz by BookCaps
Series: Unofficial Biographies, Book 6. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 11,310. Language: English. Published: January 7, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Criminals & outlaws
Starting in the summer of 1976, one man terrorized a city and fascinated a nation: Son of Sam. Over 30 years after his capture, David Berkowitz (AKA Son of Sam), is still one of the most known serial killers of all time. The life, murders, trial, and prison life of David Berkowitz is recapped in this book. LifeCaps is an imprint of BookCaps™ Study Guides. With each book, a lesser known or
Tragedies and Triumph: The Story of a Quadriplegic by Randy Kabrick
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 13,350. Language: English. Published: January 7, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Inspiration » Personal inspiration
True story of a man facing a devastating injury. Heartwarming and tragic.
FREE? by Lisa Dixon
Price: $10.00 USD. Words: 19,590. Language: English. Published: January 4, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Screenplays » Biographical
This book is a short but powerful testimonial that will challenge all who reads it to re evaluate their definition of FREE. FREE? will encourage and empower you to rise above all the hurts and struggles that have caused you to live in bondage. You will walk away after reading this book asking yourself, "Am I FREE?" And at the same time, knowing how you can be!
The Story of Railroading’s Most Remarkable Brothers: W. Graham Claytor, Jr. and Robert B. Claytor by Grattan Price, Jr
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 15,170. Language: English. Published: December 28, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography
The story of two major leaders in American railroading who also happened to be brothers. The book covers the lives and accomplishments of Graham Claytor, Jr. and Robert Claytor. The brothers were presidents of two major railroads. Later, Bob became Chairman and CEO of Norfolk Southern. Graham was Secretary of the Navy under President Jimmy Carter. He also was chosen President of Amtrak.
Two Dog One Cat Night by David Barth
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,040. Language: English. Published: December 25, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Other biographies, Nonfiction » Biography » Adventurers & explorers
This is a true story as told to the author by a very intelligent man who didn't want to do ordinary jobs in life.
Leif Erikson: Was He The First Man To Discover America? by Cullen Gwin
Series: 15-Minute Books · 15-Minute Biographies. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,420. Language: English. Published: December 24, 2012 by LearningIsland.com. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Adventurers & explorers, Nonfiction » History » Expeditions & Discoveries
Why do we celebrate Columbus Day? Christopher Columbus wasn't the first man to discover America. He wasn't even the first European to set up a town in America. In fact, there were lots of people here before him. Many people think that the first man to explore North America was Leif Erikson. Leif's father was Erik Thorvaldson. He was also known as Erik the Red. Read about Leif's life in this book.
Bob Harmon St. Louis Cardinals Pitcher by Robert Grey Reynolds, Jr
Price: $3.75 USD. Words: 2,840. Language: English. Published: December 24, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Sports biography, Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Baseball / History
My eBook is about an early 20th century Major League Baseball pitcher who faded into obscurity after winning 23 and 18 games in the 1911 and 1912 seasons. Harmon played for the St. Louis Cardinals and Pittsburgh Pirates organizations. After his baseball career ended in 1918, he settled in Ouachita Parish, near Monroe, Louisiana. He became a successful dairy farmer and remained close to sports.
One Direction SongTrivia! What's Your Music IQ? "What Makes You Beautiful", "More Than This", "Live While You're Young" & More - Interactive Trivia Quiz Game by SongTrivia
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 3,330. Language: English. Published: December 23, 2012 by Fake or Real Publications. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Celebrity biography
What's your One Direction Music IQ? - Which song broke the VEVO record held by “Boyfriend” for most video views in first 24 hours of release? (Question #1) - Which song’s music video was premiered on 19th August 2011? (Question #2) -Which song from “Take Me Home” starts with 1D boy still in bed? (Question #3) CHECK YOUR ANSWERS IN THE SAMPLE!
Any Fool Can Let Out String by William Gardner
Price: Free! Words: 7,550. Language: English. Published: December 23, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Family history, Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
ANY FOOL CAN LET OUT STRING is a short story, a memoir as it were, of a time in the author’s life when the importance of family trumped the pursuit of the daily grind. Readers will find the piece humorous and engendering a maybe-I-should-try-to-do-something-like-that reaction. This work is by the same older gentleman whose “way with words” was revealed in his other works.
Four Decades Through Thick & Thin - Musings of a Diplomat Part One - Persian Gulf by N Sreenivasan
Series: Four Decades Through Thick & Thin - Musings of a Diplomat, Part 1. Price: Free! Words: 8,080. Language: English (Indian dialect). Published: December 23, 2012. Categories: Essay » Author profile, Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
An autobiography capturing the early years of the author's experience-rich career in the Indian Foreign Service. Part One is a vivid narrative based in the British political residencies and agencies of the Persian Gulf of the 1940s.
Abe by Bob Cornell
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 7,290. Language: English. Published: December 20, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Presidents & heads of state
This book covers the intricate details of the Abraham Lincoln assassination and who we feel was responsible for his death. ( a hint: it was not Booth as he simply pulled the trigger) It also covers interesting facts that you might not have known and a smidgen of history about the Civil War.
The Tao Of Will: Verses (1990-2000) by Will Keenan
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 1,380. Language: English. Published: December 18, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Celebrity biography, Fiction » Poetry » Spiritual
Will Keenan is a star of indie movies incl. the 1st fully-digital feature film (Love God ’96), the last filmed b&w wide-screen musical (Johnny X ‘13) & the infamous cinematic alternative to a Shakespearean classic (Tromeo&Juliet ‘95). As a spiritual rapper/performance artist during the years 1990-2000, he wrote & performed Verses before relocating to a spiritual hermitage in Hollywood until 2009.
The Cripple by David Barth
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 1,800. Language: English. Published: December 18, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Other biographies
This is a very short true story about a guy who was crippled for life, but that didn't stop him from earning a pilot's license and becoming a great success.
A Tough Cookie Christmas: a true tale of sobriety, the holidays and baked goods by Sean Paul Mahoney
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 3,810. Language: English. Published: December 15, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir(5.00 from 4 reviews)
Playwright and blogger Sean Paul Mahoney recounts his first holiday season sober. With a biting sense of humor and a ton of baked goods, can this former hot mess survive "the most wonderful time of the year"?
Adventure on Minimum Wage by Vit Peyr
Price: $2.50 USD. Words: 17,500. Language: English. Published: December 14, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » Specialties & interests, Nonfiction » Biography » Adventurers & explorers
One of my all time favourite adventures was hitchhiking with a friend around outback Australia for less than $5. We covered over ten thousand kilometres. We were often hungry, tired, dirty and happy. This adventure taught us to give up control and to appreciate every single day as if it was our last.