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Fighting to Function: Tales from British Prison
Price: Free! Words: 15,460. Language: English. Published: June 23, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Criminals & outlaws, Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
A compendium of stories and articles written inside prison. This book provides unique first-hand insight into the British penal system, with reflections that have bearing on society as a whole.
A Short Biography of the Astronomer Edwin Hubble
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 7,360. Language: English. Published: June 22, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Scientists, Inventors
Edwin Hubble’s major discoveries in astronomy and cosmology changed our knowledge of our place in the universe forever. His observations and the conclusions from that work resolved an age-old question about the size of the universe. If is for Edwin Hubble and his contributions to science that the Hubble Space Telescope is named.
Otay! The Billy "Buckwheat" Thomas Story
Price: $4.95 USD. Words: 13,660. Language: English. Published: June 22, 2015 by BearManor Media. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Celebrity biography
Biography of "Buckwheat" by his son, the late William Thomas, Jr.
Elizabeth Barrett of Torquay
Price: $1.50 USD. Words: 12,890. Language: English. Published: June 21, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Literary biography
Elizabeth Barrett's stay in Torquay was to be catalytic in shaping her output over the rest of her life. The good times - her exposure to the intellectual elite of the day - and the bad times - losing her brother in a boating accident - were pivotal. This book concentrates on her social and domestic life - which gives an intimate insight into the real Elizabeth - the person and the poet.
Sarvashakthante Sakshyapathram
Price: $3.00 USD. Words: 14,350. Language: Malayalam. Published: June 21, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Biographical anthologies
David, the second king of Israelites, was called as a Man after God's Own Heart. This book tells the story of David as found in the Holy Bible.
Charles Dickens of the Westcountry
Price: $1.50 USD. Words: 15,380. Language: English. Published: June 21, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Literary biography
A book on the life of Charles Dickens and his connection with the Westcountry.
Cronache di un tumore - la mia esperienza con la malattia
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 4,230. Language: Italian. Published: June 20, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Un viaggio nella malattia dell'autore, dalla scoperta, alle chemioterapie, fino ai giorni nostri, ripercorso in questo breve estratto della sua autobiografia.
My Mother The Woman
Price: Free! Words: 10,250. Language: English. Published: June 18, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
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My Mother,The woman is a memoir on the life and times of a loving mother as seen through the eyes of her daughter. It is set to keep you in suspense, laughing and shedding tears all at the same time. The true life story of a girl born in the early 50s, her marriage, family, friendships and business are all touched in this emotional saga. The book also teaches life long lessons.
Snobby Aunt: Life Lessons
Price: Free! Words: 1,080. Language: English. Published: June 18, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir, Nonfiction » Self-improvement » Motivation and inspiration
A short and true story about very valuable lessons in life. Written out of the love for my deceased father with the purpose of sharing all the great things he taught me. Snobby Aunt is the story of two siblings and how very different their lives were. One good and one bad but which one was which?
Mar, a Terra dos Segredos
Price: $3.75 USD. Words: 14,150. Language: Portuguese. Published: June 17, 2015 by Chiado Editora. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Esta é uma história de um homem que não esqueceu ser criança. Que sabe a vida como coisa séria mas arrisca e sublinha sorrisos. Esta é a história de um homem que morreu cedo. Que renasceu com tempo para construir tudo de novo. Não melhor que antes. Diferente.
The Tale of Muhammad Al-Ghazzali (1058-1011) Great Muslim Sufi Saint & Muslim Scholar
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,950. Language: English. Published: June 16, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Religious biography, Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Islam / History
Al Ghazzali is one of the deepest thinkers, greatest theologians, and profoundest moralists of Islam. In all Muhammadan lands he is celebrated both as an apologist of orthodoxy and a warm advocate of Sufi mysticism. Intimately acquainted with all the learning of his time, he was not only one of the numerous oriental philosophers who traverse every sphere of intellectual activity,
Don Carlos Buell
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 4,260. Language: English. Published: June 15, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Military biography, Nonfiction » History » North America
Don Carlos Buell was likely removed from command of the Union Army in Kentucky because of political motives. My ebook considers editorials in the New York Tribune that demanded a true account of how Buell was relieved of his command following the Battle of Perryville, in 1862. Documents relating to the Buell Commission and the general's court martial were suppressed by the War Dept in the 1860s.
We Cheated Death
Price: Free! Words: 3,020. Language: English. Published: June 14, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
True story. Description of an event of June 14, 2015 at aprox 21:35, driving on interstate 75S in Detroit, MI. Non-Fiction
Story of Lady Zainab & Lady Fatima Daughter of Prophet Muhammad SAW
Price: $1.49 USD. Words: 5,590. Language: English. Published: June 14, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Women's fiction » General, Nonfiction » Biography » Woman biographies
Prophet Muhammad SAW had four daughters all whom were born to his first wife Siti Khajidah .The oldest of his daughters was Lady Zaynab or Zainab and the youngest of his daughters was Fatimah. Ruqayah and Ummu kalthum were second and third oldest, respectively.
Story of Aishah Bint Abu Bakr (613-678) Wife of Prophet Muhammad SAW
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,970. Language: English. Published: June 14, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Fantasy, Nonfiction » Biography » Woman biographies
Aishah bint Abu Bakr (613/614 – 678 CE Arabic: عائشة‎ transliteration: ‘Ā’ishah also transcribed as A'ishah, Aisyah, Ayesha, A'isha, Aishat, Aishah, or Aisha) was one of Prophet Muhammad's wives. In Islamic writings, her name is thus often prefixed by the title "Mother of the Believers" (Arabic: أمّ المؤمنين umm al-mu'minīn), per the description of Prophet Muhammad's wives in the Quran.
The Tale of Lady Khadijah Bint Khuwaylid Wife of Prophet Muhammad SAW
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,780. Language: English. Published: June 14, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Woman biographies, Fiction » Fantasy » Historical
Lady Khadijah was born around 556 in Mecca. Her father, Khuwaylid bin Asad, was a popular leader in the tribe of Quraysh and a successful businessman, who eventually died in battle. As a result of her father’s business success, Khadijah grew up in a wealthy household. She later followed in her father’s footsteps, becoming a successful businesswoman in her own right.
Fitz John Porter
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 3,810. Language: English. Published: June 12, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » North America, Nonfiction » Biography » Military biography
Fitz John Porter worked for 15 years to have his officer's rank restored, and his reputation vindicated, after he was found guilty in a court martial. Porter ascended the military ranks after graduating from West Point in 1845. On August 30, 1862 he was ordered by a superior to bring his troops forward at the Second Battle of Bull Run. My e-book documents Porter's disgrace and final restoration.
Lorin Robert Mangum: A Life Story
Price: Free! Words: 14,520. Language: English. Published: June 12, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
The life history of Lorin Robert Mangum as dictated in his own words to his grandson.
The Unheard Voices
Price: Free! Words: 5,320. Language: English. Published: June 9, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » People of color
This book takes the reader into the minds of Asian immigrants and what prompted them to come to America.
General James Wilkinson
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 4,010. Language: English. Published: June 9, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » North America, Nonfiction » Biography » Military biography
James Wilkinson was a friend of Benedict Arnold and Aaron Burr during the American Revolution. Unlike these two dubious figures of American History Wilkinson was able to continue influencing events in our nation's history. He did so despite blatantly working as an agent of the Spanish government which wanted to make Kentucky a foreign territory. Wilkinson continued as a general in the War of 1812.