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The Diary of "Flying the Coop"
You set the price! Words: 90,470. Language: English. Published: April 5, 2019. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir, Fiction » Biographical
I am 20 - struggling with becoming a man during the outset of a personal crisis. This private revelation to the public through publishing, includes the pressures that a young person faces, until the decision is made to fly the coop. I set my eyes on San Diego, California, in search of a room, job, school and new beginning - far away from my family.
The Pearl of Africa Reborn
Price: Free! Words: 45,520. Language: English. Published: April 4, 2019. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Travel » Specialties & interests
Tales of a Expat in Uganda, 1995-99
The 1970's - A Turbulent Decade
Series: Memoirs, Memoirs - Book 3. Price: Free! Words: 49,450. Language: English. Published: April 2, 2019. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
The 1970's decade was a period of great change in Australia; for the nation in general and for me personally. As the decade unfolded the often turbulent events rolled out one by one. By the middle of the decade Australians were a bit traumatised at the rapidity of the changes. Inflation in Australia soared; global pressures also had a detrimental impact on the Australian economy.
R.I.P. Aretha Franklin
Price: Free! Words: 2,760. Language: English. Published: March 31, 2019. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Celebrity biography
This short case study article shows how world-famous singer and civil rights activist Aretha Franklin perfectly fits the mold of "Life Cycles Theory". The extremely long odds on it doing so, make each and every case I present, being highly statistically significant.
Bwana Kidogo: Scenes from a colonial childhood
Price: Free! Words: 43,380. Language: English. Published: March 28, 2019. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
‘Bwana kidogo, Scenes from a colonial childhood’, is a memoir of Australian writer Chris Durrant about growing up in colonial Kenya in the years after the Second World War.
TRUE RELIGION #5
You set the price! Words: 3,910. Language: English. Published: March 27, 2019. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Criminals & outlaws, Nonfiction » Inspiration » Spiritual inspiration
All Book's Are Free But Author accepts donations. Religion is a cultural system of designated behaviors and practices, morals, worldviews, texts, sanctified places, prophecies, ethics, or organizations, that relates humanity to supernatural, transcendental, or spiritual elements. However, there is no scholarly consensus over what precisely constitutes a religion.
Linus Torvalds - Τα λόγια είναι εύκολα. Δείξε μου τον κώδικα.
Price: Free! Words: 3,990. Language: Greek. Published: March 22, 2019. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Scientists, Inventors
Linus Benedict Torvalds - LINUX
Cymbal
Price: Free! Words: 112,580. Language: English. Published: March 18, 2019. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Other biographies
It was the year 1936: a time of recession and unemployment although my family’s poor situation was exacerbated by my father’s recurrent bouts of insane behaviour following meningitis. He was a Master Compositor at the time and worked for a leading West Country daily newspaper. Depending upon his particular mood-swings and my tantrums my father would exhibit boisterous behaviour.
The Eternal Spring A Simple Amazing Life
Price: Free! Words: 22,150. Language: English. Published: March 12, 2019. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Biography, Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
The Eternal Spring is a reminiscence of a simply amazing life. Interesting to read and capture the life of a middle-class family. One life is worth, the experiences and memories extend one's life into an eternal spring.
La Cárcel de Chari
Price: Free! Words: 14,520. Language: Spanish. Published: March 4, 2019. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Biographical anthologies
Las malévolas anecdotas y secuencias como acontecimientos vividos que Rosario Rodriguez Muñoz apodada la chari, donde se encuentra pernoctando y mal viviendo en un centro de personas mayores e impedidas como residencia habitual que para unos es de pago y para otros subvencionada por el estado.
And the Journey Begins
Price: Free! Words: 47,990. Language: English. Published: March 1, 2019. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Religious biography
Born profoundly deaf into an Orthodox Jewish hearing family in South Africa, in his memoirs, Rev Dr Cyril Axelrod tells of his early childhood, family life and schooldays, when it was hard to communicate fully with his parents. After a wrenching spiritual journey in early adulthood, he was baptised into the Catholic Church and trained for the priesthood.
Buffet: Do You Ever Feel Like Doing Something Childish and Outrageous for Absolutely No Reason?
Series: Dora's stories. Price: Free! Words: 2,010. Language: English. Published: February 22, 2019. Categories: Fiction » Humor & comedy » General, Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Do you ever feel like doing something childish and outrageous for absolutely no reason? You probably don't know me. But if you stumbled upon this short story, you will find out what goes on inside my head on an ordinary day. You're probably not sold, right? Well, just read it anyway. Just in case you might learn something from it. Or if it makes you laugh. It's short, I promise.
The Dairyman’s Daughter: A True Account of Amazing Faith
Price: Free! Words: 40,980. Language: English. Published: February 19, 2019 by White Tree Publishing. Categories: Nonfiction » Religion & Spirituality » Christian Life / General, Nonfiction » Biography » Religious biography
A moving and true account of the short life of Elizabeth Wallbridge, the daughter of a dairyman on the Isle of Wight in England. The story starts when Elizabeth contacts Rev. Legh Richmond to arrange the funeral of her sister. Elizabeth and Rev. Legh Richmond soon become close spiritual acquaintances, exchanging many letters, with the vicar making frequent visits to Elizabeth and her parents.
Esencia Vivida
Price: Free! Words: 3,360. Language: Spanish. Published: February 18, 2019. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir, Nonfiction » Literary criticism » Poetry
"recopilación de vivencias relatadas en interpretciones recordadas"
Agonies Of Love
Price: Free! Words: 2,970. Language: English. Published: February 14, 2019 by COMMUNE WRITERS INT'L. Categories: Fiction » Poetry » African Poetry, Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
This book of poems is for every broken heart searching for healing. Agonies of Love is a must read for every youth because of the writer’s interest to address the day to day behavior of individuals when in love.
ज्ञानी पुरुष 'दादा भगवान' (भाग-१)
Price: Free! Words: 154,640. Language: Hindi. Published: February 9, 2019 by Dada Bhagwan Aradhana Trust. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Religious biography, Nonfiction » Religion & Spirituality » Self-realization
प्रत्येक कालचक्र में बहुत से ज्ञानी तथा महान पुरुष जन्म लेते हैं, परन्तु उनकी आतंरिक ज्ञान दशा का रहस्य अभी भी गुप्त (अप्रगट) ही रह जाता हैं | प्रस्तुतग्रंथ“ज्ञानी पुरुष” में परम पूज्य दादा भगवान की ज्ञानदशा के पहले के विविध प्रसंग और उनकी विचक्षण जीवनशैली सहित अद्भुत द्रश्यो का तादृष्य, यहाँ विस्तार पूर्वक जानने को मिलता हैं |इस पवित्र ग्रंथ का अध्ययन करके‘ज्ञानी पुरुष’ के जीवन-दर्शन का अद्भुत सफ़
Nexistant Inc. Equals Child Murder and a Hit Team: Behind the Life of Martin Yudowitz
Price: Free! Words: 3,490. Language: English. Published: January 30, 2019. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Politics & Current Affairs » Civil & human rights
2019, a million dollars and ten years later, a child murdered, one witness who came to warn, also killed. Upon one escape from a team of killers, Martin Yudowitz was discovered to have participated in that crime.  if there are any heros in the world left, I would be honored to see proof of that, because I can not find any.
Broken Wings & M.E.
Price: Free! Words: 30,500. Language: English (Irish dialect). Published: January 28, 2019. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
M.E. is a disease which is both cruel and very unforgiving to those who sadly have to endure it. Triona is a woman who has finally found her own wings to tell her story of a disease that is so complex, in these days of amazing research all around the world there is sadly still no cure for it and still not a lot of understanding towards the disease itself. In this book Triona tries to open the eyes
Las Cosas Que Escribí Al Costado De La Ruta
Price: Free! Words: 11,640. Language: Spanish. Published: January 26, 2019. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Woman biographies
Todo empezó una mañana rosarina de junio del 1993. Aunque en realidad todo había empezado antes, pero eso es otra historia. Los escritos condensados de mis primeros 25 años de vida.
19s17 Mexico. It Is More the Hope. Real Life Stories of the 2017 Earthquaque
Price: Free! Words: 69,480. Language: English. Published: January 23, 2019. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Woman biographies
Mexico suffered an earthquake in 2017. There were many victims throughout the country and specially in Mexico City. This book is compilation of stories written by women that depict their experiences during and after this earthquake.