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Minding Her Manners: The Life and Times of Emily Post
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 17,370. Language: English. Published: May 5, 2014 by BookCaps. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Woman biographies
While her name is synonymous with etiquette, that part of Emily Post’s story did not begin until much later in her life – 50 years old to be exact. For the rest of her nearly 88 years, Emily lived a dynamic and colorful life, providing us with a legacy of little known stories of love, loss, humor, and the simple ways to make our lives, and those around us, a little better. This short book tells
Jeffrey Dahmer, Serial Killer: A Short Biography and Psychological Analysis
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 8,040. Language: English. Published: May 5, 2014 by KAW Publishing. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Criminals & outlaws, Nonfiction » True Crime » Murder
Best known as a cannibalistic serial killer, Jeffrey Dahmer kept remnants of dead bodies in his refrigerator & in cooking pots in his closet. He tried to turn some victims into “zombies” or sex slaves by injecting hydrochloric acid in their brains. How could a handsome and intelligent man become such a monster? This 6000-word book is perfect for reading on your tablet or other electronic device.
Dido Elizabeth Belle: A Biography
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 16,770. Language: English. Published: May 4, 2014 by BookCaps. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Woman biographies
Dido Elizabeth Belle was born in 1761. It would be nearly 100 years before slavery was abolished. The date would be of little importance if not for one important factor: Belle's father was white, but her mother was African. It was an unthinkable act for the time, and Belle's life was destined for only bad things. But remarkably bad things did not happen. Belle was sent to live with her
鍼灸界の異端者
Price: $5.00 USD. Words: 1,530. Language: Japanese. Published: May 4, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir, Essay » Author profile
本来6ヶ月ほど弓道のため来日したが、今34年滞在し、30年鍼灸師として働いている。この本では「どうしてか」とよく聞かれる質問に答えているつもりです。 同時にほぼ30年間翻訳のしごともしている。その組み合わせに基づいて日本の良さ、取り分け鍼灸分野で、をもっと世界に披露すべきと思っています。
Quick Guide: Three Cups of Tea
Series: Quick Guides to Novels and Plays, Book 30 · Study Gudes: English Literature, Book 234 · A Quick Guide. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 9,860. Language: English. Published: May 4, 2014 by Raja Sharma. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Study guides, Nonfiction » Biography » Adventurers & explorers
The book describes one man's efforts in trouble-torn Pakistan and Afghanistan. It describes how he changed from a mountaineer and became a social worker. He started building schools for children in Pakistan and Afghanistan.
The Long Drive Goodbye
Price: Free! Words: 1,000. Language: English. Published: May 1, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Relationships and Family » Divorce, Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
The Long Drive Goodbye is a short story about what happens in the hours after a marriage falls apart. It follows a sixteen-hour drive between the couple and the feelings the wife is having. We get insight into what lead up to the breakup and how it caused her life to flip completely upside-down.
Disney’s Nine Old Men: A History of the Animators Who Defined Disney Animation
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 17,650. Language: English. Published: May 1, 2014 by BookCaps. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Artists, architects, & photographers
Today the Walt Disney Company is a huge media conglomerate with a whole range of interests, taking in music labels, cable and network TV, publishing, merchandising and a chain of theme parks in multiple countries. However it remains best known for its animated films. Starting in 1927, but mostly between 1933 and the beginning of 1935, Disney hired nine young men to work as animation artists. The
41 Lashes
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 6,170. Language: American English. Published: May 1, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
This is the story of one woman's struggle to deal with the emotional scars left from an abusive childhood. Through her life, she encounters many abusive situations and she has to learn how to cope with the memories that she has buried deep in her brain for so many years. She finally crawls out of the depressive sewer from whence she was stuck and now she hopes to inspire others who face abuse.
What's So Great About King Tut? A Biography of Tutankhamun Just for Kids!
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 8,610. Language: English. Published: April 30, 2014 by BookCaps. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Royalty biography
Born as “Tutankhaten, King Tut is remembered for many reasons. During his reign as Pharaoh he made the difficult decision to publically disagree with his father and to undo many of the changes that Amenhotep IV had made during his rule (including making Amarna the capital city). Tutankhaten would also try to reestablish the friendships with surrounding nations that his father had ignored and to s
Donald Sterling, Racist Team Owner: 100 Questions & Answers about the Scandal
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 7,710. Language: English. Published: April 30, 2014 by KAW Publishing. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Sports biography, Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Basketball
L.A. Clippers basketball team owner & billionaire Donald Sterling is involved in a scandal related to a conversation his mistress taped. On that tape, he reveals himself to be a racist. This book pulls together information from diverse sources to answer frequently asked questions about the case, such as: “Who is Donald Sterling?” “Who is his wife?” “Who is his girlfriend?" and "What happens next?"
Dogs Ruin Everything
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 2,770. Language: English. Published: April 30, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Screenplays » Comedy
First you invite a dog into your home; then they start eating inside too. Next thing you know they're on the furniture... DOGS RUIN EVERYTHING! I have had many experiences as a dog who knows the finer things of life. Especially what not to roll in. This book is somewhat of a memoir, peppered with an illustrious amount of advice and common sense theories.
Why Do the Voices Want Me to Hurt Myself
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 9,070. Language: English. Published: April 30, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Mental health, Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
The yelling is so loud and it scares me. When I am not around neurotypical people my age they yell louder and start hitting me. They tell me that I have to be neurotypical or they are going to come after me. I hear them when I am awake and sometimes when I am sleeping. These are the voices or hallucinations that I hear and sometimes see. This book is about living with psychotic episodes.
Manos de Piedra: A Biography of Roberto Durán
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 15,740. Language: English. Published: April 29, 2014 by BookCaps. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Sports biography
There are not many boxing stories that have happy endings. Roberto Duran's seems to be one. Now in his sixties he has both his faculties and an intact body. He still has money and his wife of more than four decades and his family are his greatest joys. He lives in a country that worships him. For a fighter who personified the face of evil in the ring he seems to have made no lasting enemies. He
Hever Castle and Anne Boleyn
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 14,230. Language: English. Published: April 29, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » By region, Nonfiction » Biography » Royalty biography
Hever Castle and Anne Boleyn is part of the Castles and Countesses series of storybook tour guides about UK castles and women in history. The guides are fun, funny, and informative. They are meant to be used as tour guides as readers visit the historic castles as well as provide ample background information on the illustrious women who once called these castles home.
The Horse That Haunts Dreams
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 12,390. Language: American English. Published: April 27, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Home and Garden » Pets & livestock
The Horse That Haunts Dreams is a real life story of a girl and her first horse. The tale follows the life of the horse through his twenty-three years of life. Included in the book are shorter stories about other horses as well as the often hilarious antics of one smart pony mule.
How I am Learning to Live with Autism without Intervention
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,430. Language: English. Published: April 26, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Relationships and Family » Autism spectrum disorders
This is a story about how I have been struggling and learning to overcome a late diagnosis along with receiving no intervention while living with Autism. This book shows you first hand struggles and triumphs. It will provide hope and give insight into the reality that many adults with Autism face.
The Memories of the Russian Military Paramedic Michael Novikov of the Finnish War
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 6,060. Language: English. Published: April 26, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Military biography, Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Here there are recorded the real memories of the soldier of the Finnish war. This soldier is my grandfather, Michael Antonovich Novikov. He lived for 90 years and died in Michurinsk, where he was buried.
Long Hunger: The Sea Share
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 3,240. Language: English. Published: April 26, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Adventurers & explorers, Screenplays » Biographical
This is a real life story told by my grandma, which is her memoir actually. She experienced years of terrible drought and starvation in southern Fars, Iran. She used to tell me her stories, her pains and anything happened to her during her 80-year life and it impressed me enough to gather and write the bitter part as a short book. She lost some of her children when they were starving.........
DFW: A Biography of David Foster Wallace
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 17,250. Language: English. Published: April 24, 2014 by BookCaps. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Literary biography
As one of the most celebrated novelists and essayists of the new millennium, David Foster Wallace quickly rose to prominence as the voice of his generation. The publication of Infinite Jest in 1996 cemented his status. If David Foster Wallace had written nothing besides Infinite Jest, his legacy would be secure as one of the most important artists of the new Millennium. But he did so much more t
Legends of Rock & Roll - Rick Nelson
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 7,610. Language: English. Published: April 22, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Music, Nonfiction » Biography » Celebrity biography
Rick Nelson (known as Ricky in his younger years) started out playing himself in the "Adventures of Ozzie and Harriet" TV show in the Fifties and Sixties. He then discovered Rock and Roll and found out he could sing, too. Rick became the first real "teen idol" and sold over 50 million records in his lifetime. He had 18 top 10 singles. He is ranked the 4th singles seller of all time.