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Four Decades through Thick & Thin – Musings of a Diplomat Part 3 – Russian Rhapsody
Series: Four Decades Through Thick & Thin - Musings of a Diplomat, Part 3. Price: Free! Words: 5,290. Language: English (Indian dialect). Published: July 12, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
This book is the third in a series of books that constitute the Memoirs of a retired Indian Foreign Service officer. The Memoirs recount memorable parts of the author's forty years as a diplomat. This book is based on the author's posting in Moscow during the Soviet era.
Honourable King
Price: Free! Words: 5,640. Language: English. Published: July 11, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography
Caught up in the Pacific slave trading during 1862, William Ellis watched astounded as their frail canoes were smashed to pieces and the natives herded below decks at gunpoint into the hold, Taken by force, the natives were destined as slaves to work in the coffee plantations and silver mines of Peru.
I Didn't Know Biomedical Engineering Was an Option
Price: Free! Words: 8,480. Language: English. Published: July 10, 2014. Categories: Essay » Sociology, Nonfiction » Biography » People of color
This book gives one woman's perspective, from personal experience, on the lack of minority group representation in the STEM fields.
Sunshine
You set the price! Words: 6,700. Language: English. Published: July 2, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Psychology » Psychopathology / schizophrenia
Sunshine is a 6700-word Memoir by Matt Reynolds based on his experience of being involuntarily sent to a mental institution.
A Painful Journey
Price: Free! Words: 5,560. Language: English. Published: July 2, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography, Nonfiction » Biography » Woman biographies
This is a true story about a woman who is forced to leave her home, north of Kimberley, with five young children at the outbreak of the Boer War in 1899. She undertakes a journey of a 1000 kilometres partly through a war torn country and semi desert area of South Africa to reach the safety of Cape Town.
This is My Story... Growing Up on the Farm
Price: Free! Words: 41,030. Language: English. Published: July 1, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
This Is My Story…Growing Up On The Farm takes place on the family farm where I was born in 1933 and covers the first ten years of my life. The idea for writing this book is to share this type of information with our children and grandchildren. I felt that some of our friends and relatives also might be interested in this book too.
Paper Dragons
Price: Free! Words: 3,940. Language: English. Published: June 27, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Relationships and Family » Family relationships, Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
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What would do with time that you didn’t think you'd have? In the wake of an illness that rocked their lives, Faith tries to pick up pieces of the past in an attempt to make life whole for herself and her brother John. Paper Dragons examines the kind of grief that is created by lost time, and the stories that break relationships apart—and puts them back together.
Stories of the Scholar Mohammad Amin Sheikho
Price: Free! Words: 121,940. Language: English. Published: June 27, 2014 by amin-sheikho.com. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Religious biography, Nonfiction » Biography » Adventurers & explorers
Mohammad Amin Sheikho - Birth: 1890 A.D. - Death: 1964 A.D. - Precept: Interpretation of the Holy Qur’an. Scholar M. A. Sheikho was born in al-Ward district in Sarouja Quarter, one of the historical districts of Damascus, in Syria which was called mini-Istanbul during the period of the Ottoman rule. He was raised in an Arab style house situated opposite the famous public al-Ward Bathhouse.
From the Somme to “Sydney’s Little Chicago"
Price: Free! Words: 67,150. Language: Australian English. Published: June 26, 2014 by booksunleashed. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Lancashire-born George at 17 leaves his girlfriend Olive in Sydney for Gallipoli. In 1916 he is caught by a shell at the Somme. He becomes an accountant at a village near Sydney that grows into a centre of industry. During a local power struggle after World War II George backs one side and Olive the other. The struggle leads to national headlines about 'Sydney's Little Chicago'.
Know Who You're Working With in Real Estate!: From tips on real estate to working as a team, the Oros sisters let you in on all they have learned from New York City.
Price: Free! Words: 4,170. Language: English. Published: June 23, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Career Guides » Business Management, Nonfiction » Biography » Woman biographies
From personal stories to tips on real estate in NYC, learn how two sisters balance working, living, traveling and spending most of their time together. You will learn the basic information necessary to start the process of apartment hunt and understand the benefits of working together as a team with your real estate broker.
Calendar
Price: Free! Words: 5,500. Language: English. Published: June 23, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Poetry » Canadian Poetry, Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
Start January with resolutions, end December with candy. Over fifty poems explore the rhythms of the year and of life in nature, the garden, and the family.
Seasons With Christ, My Journey From Different To Distinguished
Price: Free! Words: 34,230. Language: English. Published: June 22, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Christian Life / Inspirational, Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
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Seasons with Christ is a personal story of finding acceptance and purpose in Jesus Christ. It shows that God’s love is never-ending, His grace is sufficient, and He has a perfect plan for you.
Cuba: Land of Opportunity - the Life and Times of George Clarke Musgrave
Series: George Clarke Musgrave - a Victorian Adventurer, Book 6. Price: Free! Words: 20,270. Language: British English. Published: June 18, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Caribbean & West Indies / Cuba, Nonfiction » Biography » Adventurers & explorers
It is no exaggeration to speak of Cuba as the key to the Western Hemisphere. Her strategic position, as well as her rare qualities as a country, entitles her to this definition and her place in the family of nations depends on what she really is, has, and does - and upon the business acumen, the intellect and the vision of those who choose to be part of this Land of Opportunity.
Under Four Flags for France - the Life and Times of George Clarke Musgrave
Series: George Clarke Musgrave - a Victorian Adventurer, Book 5. Price: Free! Words: 80,180. Language: British English. Published: June 18, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » War, Nonfiction » Biography » Adventurers & explorers
Through his vivid, accurate and illuminating narrative, George Clarke Musgrave draws his pictures with an eye to the diplomatic reasons behind the plans of war, the great sweep of armies as they manoeuvre for advantage, and the effect of the life and death decisions of Generals on the fighting man and on the civilian population.
The Peking Legations - the Life and Times of George Clarke Musgrave
Series: George Clarke Musgrave - a Victorian Adventurer, Book 4. Price: Free! Words: 14,390. Language: British English. Published: June 17, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » War, Nonfiction » Biography » Adventurers & explorers
Horror and brutality were no strangers to our author, but he had seen nothing like this. In the four short weeks of the campaign to relieve the Foreign Legations at Peking, military order was replaced by an orgy of looting, execution, rape, torture and murder, described as “an unfolding kaleidoscope of human behaviour more nightmarish and more brutal than any of us could have believed possible."
In South Africa with Buller - the Life and Times of George Clarke Musgrave
Series: George Clarke Musgrave - a Victorian Adventurer, Book 3. Price: Free! Words: 52,460. Language: British English. Published: June 17, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » War, Nonfiction » Biography » Adventurers & explorers
A hard-hitting chronological account of the second Boer war with a special emphasis on the actions of Sir Redvers Buller and his General Staff. The Boer sieges and the subsequent battles for the relief of Kimberley, Mafeking and Ladysmith are covered both in strategic terms and in the intimate detail that is the reality of individuals fighting, suffering and dying for their country
Under Three Flags in Cuba - the Life and Times of George Clarke Musgrave
Series: George Clarke Musgrave - a Victorian Adventurer, Book 2. Price: Free! Words: 66,650. Language: British English. Published: June 17, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Caribbean & West Indies / Cuba, Nonfiction » Biography » Adventurers & explorers
George Clarke Musgrave landed in Cuba a warm sympathiser with Spain but for two years he served with the revolutionaries and experienced their suffering. He repeatedly crossed the lines carrying despatches from the insurgent Cuban Government to the Americans and was twice imprisoned, three times wounded, barely rescued from a spy's death and finally arrested and deported under threat of execution.
To Kumassi with Scott - the Life and Times of George Clarke Musgrave
Series: George Clarke Musgrave - a Victorian Adventurer, Book 1. Price: Free! Words: 64,080. Language: British English. Published: June 16, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » War, Nonfiction » Biography » Adventurers & explorers
An accurate and entertaining account of Sir Francis Scott’s Ashanti Expedition of 1895-96, vividly portraying the killing fields, the treachery and the debauchery that characterised this gold-rich outpost of the Empire and the ultimate submission of the vicious despot, King Prempeh.
Third Generation Artist
Price: Free! Words: 1,640. Language: English. Published: June 15, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Artists, Nonfiction » Biography » Artists, architects, & photographers
Angela Gonyea was born in upstate New York, in the small city of Plattsburgh, which is very near the Canadian boarder right on Lake Champlain. With the beauty of the Adirondack Park, with its amazing mountains, always as her backdrop. She often says how can you grow up in this beauty and not be an artist. This is a collection of some of her Art.
Histoire de l’Erudit
Price: Free! Words: 15,250. Language: French. Published: June 13, 2014 by amin-sheikho.com. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir, Nonfiction » Biography » Religious biography
Table des matiérs -Le grand saint -L’histoire du brave garson et la fée -Un épisode d’une enfance de noblesse -La vir ilité d’un enfant -L’aventure du petit cavalier -une bonne leçon au marchand de fruits et de légumes -Bénies soient tes mains, lionceau du quartier -l’ Arene de combat -le garçon courageux et sa réaction pratique à l’égard de son oncle maternel -le jeune Amine et Nuit de l’Al-Qadr