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The Journey
Price: Free! Words: 7,290. Language: Canadian English. Published: December 24, 2014. Categories: Essay » Sociology, Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
A series of essays, interviews and book exerpts written by or about a middle aged woman with a disabilitie. Hopefully the reader will get some insight into the world of the disabiled from a woman's perspective.
Anthony Strollo
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 5,020. Language: English. Published: December 23, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » True Crime » Organized crime, Nonfiction » Biography » Criminals & outlaws
Anthony Strollo became the chief lieutenant of Vito Genovese, who was head of a New York Crime family. Strollo disappeared in 1962 and his remains have never been found. There has been speculation that he disappeared voluntarily, perhaps going to Florida where his friend Joe Adonis lived. I have used old newspaper accounts, including columns by Jack Anderson and Drew Pearson, to do my research.
The Letter
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,510. Language: English. Published: December 23, 2014. Categories: Essay » Author profile, Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
This poignant personal essay about the reunion between a birth mother and her son won Event magazine’s creative nonfiction contest and was anthologized in Somebody’s Child.
The Wit and Wisdom of a Nonagenarian
Price: Free! Words: 18,990. Language: American English. Published: December 23, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir, Nonfiction » General reference » Curiosities & wonders
A collection of stories from a man who has seen and done much in his 90+ years of life. He's wide-eyed and bushy-tailed and his perspective is invaluable. Have a slice of what an amazing person has to say about his life!
Changes
Price: $14.99 USD. Words: 10,560. Language: English. Published: December 22, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
What is a testimony without a test ? The struggles of an average teen on a journey to greatness.This Book tells the story of a young woman learning life lessons along the way and finding the pathway to overcoming it all. Her unrelenting faith to believe and trust, in spite of the obstacles she faced, took her from adversity to success.
Indie Nerds Quarterly
Price: Free! Words: 14,150. Language: English. Published: December 22, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Editors, journalists, & publishers
Indie Nerds Quarterly is a magazine that comes out four times a year. Each edition features articles on indie authors, artists, and musicians.
What A Rotten Colon! A Story Of A Cancer Survivor
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 11,710. Language: English. Published: December 22, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Cancer, Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
Although the definition of a cancer survivor refers to a person who is alive, I prefer to use the word cancer survivor as one who has survived at least 5 years of cancer. My patient had survived 8 years in spite of being given a year to live. 1 Introduction 2 Sudden Abdominal Pain 3 The Surgery 4 The Day after Surgery 5 Remission 6 Relapse 7 The Daughter’s Story 8 Simple Guide to Colon Cancer
Famous Social Reformers & Revolutionaries 3: Lech Wałęsa
Series: Famous Social Reformers & Revolutionaries. Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 5,680. Language: English. Published: December 22, 2014 by Raja Sharma. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Social scientists & psychologists, Nonfiction » Biography » People of color
Walesa was a simple electrician who had started his work at Lenin Shipyard. Having worked there for some time and having experienced the poor working conditions, he became a dissident trade-union activist.
Famous Social Reformers & Revolutionaries 2: Emma Goldman
Series: Famous Social Reformers & Revolutionaries. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 10,660. Language: English. Published: December 20, 2014 by Raja Sharma. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Social scientists & psychologists, Nonfiction » Biography » Political biography
In her time known as “the most dangerous woman in the United States", Emma Goldman is popularly known for her writing, political speeches, and political activism. She is also called an anarchist by some biographers and historians.
An african on the silk Road
Price: $7.00 USD. Words: 16,430. Language: English. Published: December 20, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
It is a heartbreaking tale of loss, and an uplifting tale of perseverance. Follow the journey of Awowale Awonuga from his danger-fraught first days in West Africa to his harrowing escape from the clutches of Chinese gangsters in this stark and startling true story of a journey from west to east and back again. Join Awowale as he travels a modern silk road
Kamals Sange - Illustreret
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 6,010. Language: Danish. Published: December 18, 2014 by Erik Istrup Publishing. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Lige som Neale Denald Walsch i “Guddommelige samtaler”, giver Kamal os, med sin poetiske stil, en sjælden lejlighed til at få et glimt af en søgers oplevelser i en dialog med Den Ene. Vi er vidner til hans dybe kærlighed og indføling for menneskeheden og hans ærlighed og hengivenhed for det guddommelige.
Famous Social Reformers & Revolutionaries 1: Mahatma Gandhi
Series: Famous Social Reformers & Revolutionaries. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 14,500. Language: English. Published: December 17, 2014 by Raja Sharma. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Celebrity biography, Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography
His major weapon against the Empirical British Regime was non-violent civil disobedience. Now when we see his old pictures, movies, or listen to his speeches, or watch him in movie clips of the time, it seems incredible that a frail man in a white dhoti had led India to her freedom.
Jonas Salk
Price: $6.00 USD. Words: 14,330. Language: English. Published: December 17, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » History, Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography
Jonas Salk, The Battle Against Polio, will introduce young readers to one of the epic efforts of the 20th century: the campaign to find a polio vaccine. In this book, students are invited to take part in a discussion about the history of vaccines, social policy and medical ethics. Jonas Salk is more than a biography. It is a window into the relationship between science and society.
Poems From The Lost World - That Fabled Land Discovered By Percy Fawcett And Immortalised By Arthur Conan Doyle
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 7,200. Language: English. Published: December 13, 2014 by S & S P Publishing. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Adventurers & explorers, Fiction » Poetry » Biography
Did you know that Arthur Conan Doyle’s Lost World, really exists? Would you have liked to explore and map this legendary plateau? In 1980–81, Martin Litherland did just that. He tells his story in poems, a linking narrative and stunning photographs, manifesting the emotions as he and his indigenous companions tackle this unexplored and uninhabited tableland.
Hustle & Faith — God honors your faith and rewards your hustle!
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 16,240. Language: English. Published: December 10, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Celebrity biography, Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Christian Life / Inspirational
I am not a theologian! I did not study hermeneutics and homiletics in seminary school. I can’t exegete or eisegete text, but I can read! The bible tells me that faith without work is dead! What I’ve learned is, it will never be your season if you have not plowed. You cannot reap what you have not sown. My experience proves that God will honor your faith by rewarding your hustle.
Sassy Jane
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,160. Language: English. Published: December 8, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
This is the true story of one man's brief encounter with the Bermuda Triangle and the events that lead up to why it was so personal.
Tales From Behind The Fitting Room Curtain
Price: $3.00 USD. Words: 12,170. Language: English. Published: December 8, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir, Fiction » Humor & comedy » General
Preparing for sales events, tills that don’t work, the last-minute Christmas shopper and customers who take their prayer mat into the fitting room... Just a few of the day-to-day challenges of working in retail. An amusing account of life from the other side of the curtain. For those who work in retail – and for those who just love to shop.
Like It’s Fate To Be Teaching
Series: Surfing the waves of education. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 6,800. Language: English. Published: December 8, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Teachers & educators
Teaching is a calling. From where I know not. May be if I find the person doing it, I will go after him with a hatchet. What's he doing any way? This ain't no walk in the park. Any way, this book is about teaching and why I got in it. The weird buzz we get from drinking and the hangover we suffer after that? I must be on something then.... and its dealing with the hangover now.
Il sapore della madeleine
You set the price! Words: 19,890. Language: Italian. Published: December 5, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Literary biography
Alla ricerca del tempo perduto: in questo libro infinito, a mille livelli di seduzione (come la coscienza, come la memoria, come l’amore), riletto con stupore sempre rinnovato, mi chiedo se sia lecito cercare una tenera sfumatura di intimità: i cibi magici dell’infanzia e della giovinezza. Chiedo scusa a Marcel Proust se questo racconto può apparire banale .Io credo, tuttavia, che ne sorriderebbe.
Between Two Lands
Price: Free! Words: 14,210. Language: English. Published: December 4, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
All my thoughts are written in this short book. I want to help people to believe in themselves, to stand up for what they believe in, and not let people step all over them. Each person is a unique creature, given life by God, and created to serve a purpose. He has molded each and everyone one of us.