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Lelicleidy
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 3,070. Language: English. Published: October 25, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Relationships and Family » Family relationships
This book is the story of a girl who lived through the Salvadoran Civil War and her parent's separation. Dixie Marroquin was born in El Salvador and grew up in Washington, DC. She began writing about her life to apply for scholarships for school and now she writes for fun, to share her faith and travel adventures. Dixie did her undergraduate studies at American University in Washington, DC.
The Golden Genius: The Amazing Life of Maria Altmann
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 15,530. Language: English. Published: October 23, 2014 by BookCaps. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Woman biographies
Maria Altmann and her husband fled their homeland when the Nazi regime came to Austria and threatened their lives. They left their loved ones, their property, and everything that was in it--including their family’s artwork. Altmann eventually settled in the United States, but did not forget the past that was stolen from her. Several dozens of years later, Altmann had her day in court, and change
Two Drinks At A Night's Waltz
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 6,060. Language: Simple English. Published: October 23, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » People of color
"The afternoon hadn't started like this" - "Two Drinks At A Night's Waltz."
The True Definition of Freedom
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,410. Language: English. Published: October 23, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Criminals & outlaws
We are living in a time of great change. As our universe becomes conscious and expands to greater heights, the energy of consciousness will be available for humanity. Who will learn what it really means to be free spiritual and mental freedoms will lead one on the true path of eternal life.
Colors of Oppression
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 11,890. Language: English. Published: October 22, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Criminals & outlaws
Charles Carpenter, the author of the revered memoir Handcuffed does it again with Colors of Oppression. The well written narrative explores the anatomy of the often hostile, racially divided prison environment detailing the social and psychological ramifications of oppression, and describes the wisdom needed to navigate through a microcosm of hatred, racism, deception, & prison...
Suicide Pacts Agreed Upon Plans To Die
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 5,330. Language: English. Published: October 16, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Biographical anthologies, Nonfiction » Psychology » Depression
My e-book is not a scientific or psychological text which attempts to use statistics in any way, or to explain behavior. Instead I have included true life cases of suicide pacts from newspaper accounts and ancestral records. I leave it up to readers to decide on the motivations of the various people involved. I will say, however, that suicide pacts are formed most often by feelings of desperation.
Literature Help: The Glass Castle
Series: A Quick Guide · Study Gudes: English Literature. Price: $2.50 USD. Words: 10,380. Language: English. Published: October 15, 2014 by Raja Sharma. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Study guides, Nonfiction » Biography » Adventurers & explorers
The detailed description very efficiently finds its way in the hearts and minds of the readers. This true account of the author’s life is not only very interesting and entertaining, but also highly didactic and inspiring.
Keeper of the Flame: A Biography of Nina Simone
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 15,640. Language: English. Published: October 10, 2014 by BookCaps. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Woman biographies
The life of Nina Simone is one of blocked paths and surprising detours. Some people are born to an obvious destiny, only to find that society, circumstance, and chance steer them onto an entirely different course. Had Nina been born at a different time, she could very well have been a superstar of classical music at an early age. However, the severe oppression of African Americans in the United S
Bapu
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 19,510. Language: English. Published: October 7, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Philosopher biography, Nonfiction » Philosophy » Biography
This book is about Gandhiji, his life, work and philosophy.
The Captain in Me: Scrapbook
Price: Free! Words: 10,900. Language: American English. Published: October 3, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Poetry » Biography, Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
This is the free scrapbook / preview-teaser for The Captain in Me, of which, also will include my previous book In Love With a Sailor. The Captain in Me takes your soul for a walk down a long pier on the beach where the only guide is the sunset right before your eyes. It’s the moment where you wake to see that you are no longer dreaming and you are given the chance to take charge.
Queen of the Blues: The Life and Times of Bessie Smith
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 15,300. Language: English. Published: September 30, 2014 by BookCaps. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Woman biographies
Nicknamed the Queen of the Blues, Bessie Smith rose up from poverty in the American South to become one of the most famous and respected recording artists of her generation. Smith was at the forefront of transitioning blues music from a rural novelty to a legitimate art form that critics and audiences took seriously. Behind the scenes of her success, though, Bessie navigated a story family and p
Night Witches: A History of the All Female 588th Night Bomber Regiment
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 17,240. Language: English. Published: September 30, 2014 by BookCaps. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Woman biographies
From 1942 until the end of World War II, the Soviets had a secret weapon: women. The 588th Night Bomber Regiment was one of the most decorated units; each member had flew more than 800 missions by the end of the war, and twenty-three were awarded the Hero of the Soviet Union (the highest distinction). Despite all the awards, the unit is largely forgot now. This book looks at the history of one o
Respect: The Life and Times of Aretha Franklin
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 15,470. Language: English. Published: September 30, 2014 by BookCaps. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Reference
Aretha Franklin has recorded 39 studio albums, had 20 number-one R&B singles, 44 Grammy nominations and 18 wins. It’s a career that’s legendary. Franklin was not a groundbreaker. She just did what she does better and longer than anyone else. She recorded her first major label album when Dwight D. Eisenhower was in the White House and then sang at the inauguration of Barack Obama. This book loo
Literature Help: Diary of a Young Girl
Series: A Quick Guide, Book 112 · Study Gudes: English Literature, Book 317. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 9,220. Language: English. Published: September 30, 2014 by Raja Sharma. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Study guides, Nonfiction » Biography » Cultural heritage
The diary was kept by Anne Frank during the Nazi occupation of the Netherlands. It was a very hard time for Anne Frank and her family. They had to remain in hiding for two years.
Robin Williams: Biography
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 5,500. Language: English. Published: September 28, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Celebrity biography
This book is devoted to America's best actor and best comedian. Robin Williams was a celebrated actor and comedian. Robin McLaughlin Williams was born in Chicago, Illinois, July 21, 1951; he received the prestigious degree at the Juilliard School of Music and Performing Arts in New York.
Sigo mi camino
Price: $9.00 USD. Words: 14,160. Language: Spanish. Published: September 28, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Ésta es la historia de Eli, una joven cuya vida da un giro de ciento ochenta grados cuando tan sólo tenía doce años y tiene que aprender a vivir sola a pesar de los obstáculos que la vida le va poniendo delante. Esas experiencias le enseñan algo muy importante. “Dios sólo le da las batallas más duras a los guerreros más fuertes”.
Memories with Mom
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 7,440. Language: English. Published: September 27, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
A book dedicated to my mom and what all she means to me. It's a book of memories I share with her.
The One Breast Goddess
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 19,830. Language: Australian English. Published: September 26, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Self-improvement » Personal Growth / Success, Nonfiction » Biography » Woman biographies
Learn the tools to transform your biggest challenges into the keys to unlocking your creative flow.
The House in Sønderhå
Price: $2.00 USD. Words: 150. Language: English. Published: September 26, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Comics (nonfictional), Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
How to let go of the times that has passed? Bue Bredsdorff is not good at it and tries here through his drawings to capture memories and atmospheres from his parents home in the small village of Sønderhå on the edge of Denmark. The result is a series of evocative fragments of a place that has ceased to exist.
The Cancer Diaries
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 15,910. Language: American English. Published: September 24, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Christian Life / Inspirational, Nonfiction » Biography » Religious biography
Is there wonder in the dark? Byron Leavitt fell ill in the fall of 2013 and was diagnosed with stage four Hodgkin's Lymphoma. As he started chemo therapy he also began to write. He wrote of darkness and light, despair and hope, life and death. But most of all, he wrote a story: one about falling into the abyss, and finding Someone there waiting to catch you.