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The True Tale of Castaway Ann Saunders: A Short Story
Price: Free! Words: 4,190. Language: English. Published: May 21, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography, Fiction » Adventure » Sea adventures
This short story is based on the true story of a young woman named Ann Saunders who boarded a ship in the 1800’s with her fiance. She was headed to the New World and a new life until her ship foundered in stormy seas. What happens next dramatically changes her destiny... "This is a good way to spend an afternoon, it was sad, and although the ending was bittersweet it ended well."
That's the Way the Cookie Bounces!
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 9,630. Language: English. Published: May 21, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Biography » Cultural heritage
This is the story of a man who was taken from his parent’s home at the age of seventeen by Hitler’s soldiers, to be put into a slave labor camp. This is one of the foundational stories of the writing of "On Becoming a Lemonade Maker",
The Story of Joseph Willis
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 13,420. Language: English. Published: May 21, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Adventurers & explorers
The son of a white man and Cherokee slave, Joseph Willis, gains his freedom and swims the mighty Mississippi on a mule. There, he preaches the first Gospel sermon by an Evangelical west of the Mississippi River.
My World of Light and Love ... ... by Dawn
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 8,710. Language: English. Published: May 20, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Religious biography, Nonfiction » Parenting » Childhood development
Dawn Young tells the tale of a visually challenged girl from Ohio who accepted and worked with her disability. Earning her Master’s degree in Administration and Supervision, she goes on to obtain a degree as an Educational Specialist in Character Education and now spearheads ~DAWN'S DREAM~ a non-profit organization to assist economically disadvantaged children with vision problems.
Lenny Bruce Narcotics Busts And Obscenity Cases, 1959-1966
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 3,860. Language: English. Published: May 19, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Biography, Nonfiction » Biography » Celebrity biography
Until 1962 Lenny Bruce appeared on mainstream programs like the Steve Allen Show and others. Bob Hope, Shelley Berman, and Jonathan Winters were among the entertainers who admired him. Yet no other comedian was willing to put himself on the line for free speech as did Lenny. He once said jokingly that his lawyers booked more court dates for him than his agents scheduled him for nightclub dates.
The Yellow Rose And Other Folk Heroes
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,650. Language: British English. Published: May 16, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Johnny Dod Copyright Johnny Dod 2015 The Storys behind six folk Legends The Yellow Rose of Texas Davy Crockett king of the wild frontier, Johnny Appleseed, Wild Bill Hickok,Tom Dula, and Annie Oakley
The Elvaston Love Story
Series: Historical Love Stories. You set the price! Words: 4,260. Language: English. Published: May 15, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography, Nonfiction » History » Modern / 19th Century
He was an aristocrat and a confirmed bachelor She was a successful London actress their affair was the talk of the town but their marriage outraged society, so he took her to his castle in derbyshire here he created a fantasy world, a tribute to their love.
Things I Like
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 70. Language: English. Published: May 15, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
This is a picture book of things I like. I like a lot of other things, these are just of few of them.
Взрослые истории молодого проповедника
Price: Free! Words: 13,550. Language: Russian. Published: May 13, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Religious biography
Путешествуя по разным городам и странам, я испытываю огромное наслаждение вдохновлять верующих своими "невероятными" приключениями, которые произошли со мной в начале 90-х годов, когда я был еще подростком. В этой небольшой книге запечатлены девять историй, которые помогут вам взглянуть на жизнь иначе и подготовят вас к совершению личных подвигов для Христа посреди обычных жизненных ситуаций.
The Death And Suicide Investigation Of Mexican Actress Lupe Velez
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 4,070. Language: English. Published: May 12, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Celebrity biography, Nonfiction » Entertainment » Biography
Lupe Velez was four months pregnant when she committed suicide in 1944. Engaged to the Austrian-born French actor Harald Ramond, there are unexplained details of why she chose to end her life by taking an overdose of sleeping pills. My book looks at Lupe's relationship to Ramond, whether he truly loved her, and intended to marry her. It is for readers to decide from the details of my research.
Domestic Violence: One Woman's Nightmare
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 13,770. Language: American English. Published: May 9, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Relationships and Family » Abuse / domestic partner abuse, Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
A survivor's account of domestic violence, written by one who, like so many, "never thought it would happen to me but, unlike so many women out there, I decided to do something about it." It is a story described with candor and vividness as the dark storms unravel and aggression turns to actual violence. The author shows how she turned the situation around and overcame the adverse circumstances.
Literature Help: Having Our Say
Series: A Quick Guide · Study Guides: English Literature. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 6,390. Language: English. Published: May 8, 2015 by Raja Sharma. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Study guides, Nonfiction » Biography » Cultural heritage
The writer sisters were the daughters of a former slave. Their father was the first African American elected Bishop in the Episcopal Church in the United States of America.
April Showers Always Bring Musical Showers: NaPoWriMo 2015
Price: Free! Words: 4,540. Language: English. Published: May 3, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Inspiration » Personal inspiration, Nonfiction » Biography » People of color
This is the second volume of T.C. Harrison’s NaPoWriMo series. Once again, each of the 30 poems were written each day during the month of April and are reactionary pieces inspired by the author's feelings, reflections, life experiences and the daily events that took place throughout the month. Like the previous year, each poem is meant to inspire the reader as well as reflect
Dentistry—For Better or for Worse
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 12,230. Language: English. Published: May 3, 2015 by Gypsy Shadow Publishing, LLC. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Biography » Reference
Some personal thoughts and advice for lay people about dentistry. Or, things you always wanted to know about dentistry, but were afraid to ask.
Out of a Dentist's Mouth
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 11,300. Language: English. Published: May 3, 2015 by Gypsy Shadow Publishing, LLC. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Vignettes about a number of personal happenings while practicing dentistry—some happy, some otherwise. Who says one cannot be happy in the dental office?
The Man the Sea Did Not Want
Price: Free! Words: 5,150. Language: English. Published: May 1, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Adventurers & explorers, Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Sailing
A story of a true event in a young man's life. The story was retold to a stranger and this is the conversation. A journey of discovery of becoming a man shortly after his twenty first birthday. Later he painted his experience in contemporary art and the art was the reason for the discussion.
Diario di una guarigione
Price: Free! Words: 8,810. Language: Italian. Published: April 29, 2015 by ZeugmaPad. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Un diario per non lasciarsi sopraffare. Il racconto, lucido e disincantato, della scoperta di un male che, spesso, non perdona.
The Family
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 19,250. Language: English. Published: April 28, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » History » Family history
This is my Family's brief history as I recall it. This should be a nice book to have in your Griffith family book case.
Rusty Woomer's Journey From Death to Life
Price: $1.95 USD. Words: 11,610. Language: English. Published: April 27, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Inspiration » Spiritual inspiration, Nonfiction » Biography » Religious biography
This is an adaptation, by permission, from a chapter in Charles Colson's book, THE BODY. It is the true story of two men's salvation and their intertwining lives. It has been prepared to be effective in Jail / Prison ministry, and contains a tract written by Rev. Thomas L. Shelton. Proceeds go directly toward printing for donation to prison ministries.
Masanori Murakami Japanese Pitching Phenom
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 3,950. Language: English. Published: April 25, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Baseball / History, Nonfiction » Biography » Sports biography
Masanori Murakami pitched baseball in Japan for 17 seasons after he returned to the Nankai Hawks in 1966. His story is intriguing for many reasons. A main one is that MLB chief Ford Frick broke relations with Japan over the rights to Mashi, as he was called by Giants' fans. The San Francisco Giants decided to accept a compromise agreement that was offered by the Nippon Pro Baseball commissioner.