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Recollections from the 9 Mile Peg
Price: $1.00 USD. Words: 8,810. Language: Australian English. Published: January 22, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
The author has drawn on his experiences of life on a dairy farm in the Waikato province in New Zealand through the ages of 9 to 16. There are four short stories entitled: "The Championship, Mick, Haymaking and College." David Alexander has 2 other works on Smashwords: "Jonathon Golden Eagle and the Lieutenant" and a short story, "Checkpoint Charlie."
Café et chocolat
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,160. Language: Canadian French. Published: January 21, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Lors d'un voyage en train, une écrivaine observe deux chevaux bruns broutant dans une petit espace. Elle ignore tout de ces bêtes, mais elle s'y attache, les baptisant Café et Chocolat.
Coffee and Chocolate
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,000. Language: English. Published: January 21, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir, Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Animal husbandry
A passenger on board a fast-moving train glimpses a couple of brown horses in an unkempt field. She wonders if they are neglected or loved by their owner. A short but haunting true story by Michèle Laframboise, Canadian multi-award winner author.
The Barrel Murder April 17, 1903 The Mafia and Counterfeiting in New York City
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 2,920. Language: English. Published: January 20, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Criminals & outlaws, Nonfiction » True Crime » Organized crime
Benedetto Madonia was dispatched from Buffalo to Pittsburgh by the Morello gang in February 1903. He was sent there to assist three counterfeiters who had been arrested and convicted only weeks before. After Madonia was murdered New York City Police detectives discovered letters written between the slain man and Giuseppe Morello the head of a counterfeiting ring. The notes led to numerous arrests.
Lair
Price: $2.49 USD. Words: 17,550. Language: English. Published: January 19, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
Youthful Hugh Lorry, psychologically wounded, ten years societal isolated from full societal membership, no path back existing, Hugh Lorry endlessly searching Bright Light Venues for that which cannot exist for him, superficial comradely, waiting upon fate's gifting of "My Girl" into Hugh Lorry's broken beaten life.
George Michael - Celebrity Biographies
Series: Biographies of Famous People. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 6,880. Language: English. Published: January 18, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Celebrity biography, Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Artists
Ever wondered how George Michael rose to stardom? George Michael is an icon of popular music in the modern world since he first appeared on MTV in torn jeans and a leather jacket. He is considered a singer, songwriter and producer of the highest caliber. He is best known for his work in the 1980’s and 90’s which started with the pop duo Wham! and eventually moved towards superstardom.
A Tribute to My Guru
Price: Free! Words: 3,070. Language: Commonwealth English. Published: January 16, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Teachers & educators
(4.00 from 2 reviews)
He was one of the sincerest sir I had come across in my life. For sir, students are the members of his extended family. Mrs. Dutta madam was a perfect folly of our Dutta sir reminding the students of Guru and Gurumata saga of Indian mythology.
Alexander Hamilton – A Short Biography
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 8,650. Language: English. Published: January 15, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Political biography
Alexander Hamilton, born in the British West Indies, was an outsider from the very beginning. From his humble beginning he became one of the founding fathers of America.
Pearland Houses: My Opinion
Price: Free! Words: 750. Language: English. Published: January 14, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Scientists, Inventors, Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Architecture
Rev. 2A - In the same manner that reviews of products and books are presented on amazon and other web sites, everyone in our country may express an opinion on something. In this short ebook, I am expressing my opinion on houses. There are 56 real estate property listings on County Road 831 in Pearland, and of these, there are a small number of houses that I do not like. This is my opinion.
Third Party Voices
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 10,960. Language: English. Published: January 14, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Mental health, Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Travis describes a life torn from reality where third party voices control you. They try to influence your ever decision and action. Auditory and visual hallucinations complicate his daily life and cause simple tasks like waking up and showering to be a hundred times more challenging for him than the average person. Travis shares his journey with schizophrenia and defeating the third-party voices.
Two Sides
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 7,070. Language: English. Published: January 14, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
(5.00 from 3 reviews)
Sometimes it helps to write things down, when I've done that I feel vindicated. But the pain comes back and makes me feel sick. Not physical pain more mental anguish.
My Best Stories in Smashwords
Price: Free! Words: 1,170. Language: English. Published: January 13, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Reference
The author of this book has authored about 250 stories and articles that have been published in Smashwords. A prospective reader might not know where to begin. This book may serve as a guide to them. The author believes his best stories have been Wife For A Day, Who's Shirley, Remembering the Anniversary, You Need to be Watched, What Do We Do Now, and seven more as detailed in this e-book.
Third Party Voices
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 10,960. Language: English. Published: January 13, 2017 by Travis Breeding. Categories: Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Mental health, Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Travis describes a life torn from reality where third party voices control you. They try to influence your ever decision and action. Auditory and visual hallucinations complicate his daily life and cause simple tasks like waking up and showering to be a hundred times more challenging for him than the average person. Travis shares his journey with schizophrenia and defeating the third party voices.
Stories from Lake Como
Series: Paul Wright's Italian adventures ยท Earlswood Press Life Stories. Price: Free! Words: 17,970. Language: English. Published: January 13, 2017 by Earlswood Press. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Artists, architects, & photographers, Nonfiction » Travel » By region
A fascinating glimpse into the stories by English artist Paul Wright, written about his life and work in his adopted home by Italy's beautiful Lake Como
I Really Don't Have A Title For This
You set the price! Words: 620. Language: English. Published: January 13, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Other biographies
This is just a short story about a select few things I have learned over a few months
Albert Anastasia Puts Tough Joe Amberg On The Spot Brooklyn, New York September 30, 1935
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 2,550. Language: English. Published: January 12, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Criminals & outlaws, Nonfiction » True Crime » Organized crime
Restaurateur Louis Capone was electrocuted on March 4, 1944, the same evening that garment industry racketeer Louis Lepke Buchalter was put do death at Sing Sing Prison. The two men went to the electric chair for murdering Brooklyn teamster and confectioner Joe Rosen. Some time later Capone was held for the murder of Joseph Amberg a Brooklyn Mafioso. He claimed to have been at the race track.
Anguished
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 5,930. Language: English. Published: January 12, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir, Nonfiction » True Crime » Family violence
In this haunting story of conspiracies and lies a daughter is being accused of planning to kill her defenseless old mother in a nursing home during her next visit.
Four Decades through Thick & Thin – Musings of a Diplomat Part 4 – A Lone Tree in Gujarat
Series: Four Decades Through Thick & Thin - Musings of a Diplomat. Price: Free! Words: 7,140. Language: English (Indian dialect). Published: January 12, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
In this fourth volume of the series that is an autobiography based on the author's forty years with the Indian Foreign Service and its predecessor, the British Indian Foreign Service, his sole India posting in the Region Passport Office, Gujarat during the years 1984-85 takes on a special significance, with fighting against corruption and thoughts on being selfless and committed in public service.
Elon Musk: A Biography of Business, Success and Entrepreneurship (Tesla, SpaceX, Billionaire)
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 7,170. Language: English. Published: January 10, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Business biography, Nonfiction » Biography » Celebrity biography
“If something is important enough, even if the odds are against you, you should still do it.” (Elon Musk) Do you want to know what made Elon Musk so successful? Learn About The Billionaire Visionary Behind Tesla Motors and Paypal This book will offer you the most extensive introduction to Elon Musk. You are going to learn what made Elon Musk such a successful figure.
If the Poor are on the Moon... The Work of Mother Teresa.
Price: Free! Words: 11,730. Language: English. Published: January 8, 2017. Categories: Plays » Religious & Liturgical, Nonfiction » Biography » Religious biography
The Work of Mother Teresa, to fulfill her mission of love, this play follows. Only the strongest devotion could endure such sustained hardships and manage such achievements for the care of the poor and neglected.