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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.
Our Voices, Our Generation: Still Surviving 2014
You set the price! Words: 11,270. Language: English. Published: June 7, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
This book is our autobiography. These are OUR VOICES and this is OUR GENERATION. We are STILL SURVIVING.
Boston Corbett
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 4,130. Language: English. Published: June 7, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » North America, Nonfiction » Biography » Military biography
I have written an e-book about Boston Corbett using 19th century sources, primarily old newspapers from New York City, Philadelphia, and upstate New York. Corbett led a tortured life after he took responsibility for John Wilkes Booth's murder on April 26, 1865. He preached regularly as a member of the Methodist Episcopal faith. Yet he was often reminded that he disobeyed orders and was no hero.
Tears of a Child
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 19,750. Language: English (South African dialect). Published: May 30, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Parenting » Childhood development
This book is about a little girl who had family so close to here, yet so far in her need of help. She protected her little sister to ensure that what happened to her, will never happen to her sister. The parents were to busy fighting with each other and did not notice that their little girl was fighting a tremendous battle of her own. The girl finally broke down & had to face her own demons alone.
Raising Autism
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 18,910. Language: English. Published: May 28, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Parenting » Psychiatric disorders
Take a walk with me as this diary gives you a brief look inside the life of a family whose world has been turned upside down when their young son is diagnosed with Autism. Find out useful information about ASD and the struggles an ordinary family faces as they learn to deal with ASD.
Kid Gavilan World Welterweight Boxing Champion
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 3,920. Language: English. Published: May 26, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Boxing, Nonfiction » Biography » People of color
The 1950s was an era of great boxing and Kid Gavilan was one of the most talented of the welterweights. He beat Johnny Bratton on May 18, 1951 to win the welterweight title left vacant by Sugar Ray Robinson. This was an era when black and whites did not meet in the ring in states like Florida. In fact Gavilan's bout with Bobby Dykes in 1952 was the first mixed race fight in the Sunshine State.
Hope: A Memoir of Survival in Cleveland by Amanda Berry, Gina DeJesus, Mary Jordan, Kevin Sullivan... Summarized by J.J. Holt
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 10,670. Language: American English. Published: May 24, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » People of color
This is a Summary of "Hope: A Memoir of Survival in Cleveland by Amanda Berry, Gina DeJesus, Mary Jordan, Kevin Sullivan"... Summarized by J.J. Holt
Witness to War: Truk Lagoon's Master Diver Kimiuo Aisek (Japanese Kanji)
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 5,520. Language: Japanese. Published: May 24, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Adventurers & explorers
Kimiuo Aisek was a seventeen-year old witness to “Operation Hailstone,” the U.S. attack on Truk, “the Gibraltar of the Pacific.” Dianne M. Strong's biography recognizes a humble islander who put Truk Lagoon on the world map for scuba divers, by founding Blue Lagoon Dive Shop in 1973. Through Aisek's eyes, Japanese readers can now learn about Aisek's life from wartime to his unique legacy.
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.
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.