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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.
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
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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",