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Bill Spivey Kentucky All-American
Price: $3.75 USD. Words: 3,260. Language: English. Published: September 28, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Sports biography, Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Basketball
Bill Spivey was a Warner-Robbins, Georgia 7-footer who starred for the Kentucky Wildcats for two seasons from 1949-1951. Along with Shelby Linville he was the finest player on Adolph Rupp's teams that advanced to the quarter finals of the NIT Championship (1950) and won the NCAA basketball championship vs. Kansas State in March 1951. Spivey's banishment continued to plague him as a professional.
I Am Woman
Price: $4.00 USD. Words: 76,210. Language: English. Published: September 28, 2016 by Memoirs Publishing. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
In this emotionally charged memoir, Daliah Husu declares her trans womanhood with an honest voice. Searching for herself, Daliah shares her painful journey that starts as a young boy growing up in the slums of Santo Domingo, and who later transforms into a young woman obsessed with men, forced into sex work, and haunted by alcohol and drug abuse.
Syed Jamaluddin Afghani
Price: Free! Words: 13,700. Language: English. Published: September 28, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography, Nonfiction » Biography » Religious biography
Jamaluddin Afghani was a political activist & ideologist in the 19th century. An advocate of Pan-Islamic unity & Islamic modernism, his influential anti-imperialist views led to his exile from multiple countries. His towering personality, sparkling ideology, & eloquence made him a highly influential Muslim of his time. His spirit lives even today through his influence on those who came after him.
Khadija (RA)
Price: Free! Words: 10,500. Language: English. Published: September 28, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography, Nonfiction » Biography » Religious biography
Khadija was the first wife of Prophet Muhammad. The first one to embrace Islam, she stood behind her great husband & lent him strength during his long struggle. It was she who proposed to him and they had a long & happy marriage. Her devotion as a believer, her loyalty as a wife, her success as a businesswoman & her skills as a mother make her an inspiration for Muslim women for all times to come.
2016, 2017.... Help Save Lawrence Yudowitz's Life!: Stop This Real Hit Team Now
Price: Free! Words: 8,030. Language: English. Published: September 27, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
This is a current event. Many personal details explain the motives behind this suspected in-family murder for hire.
Desperately Seeking Marie Prevost
Price: $9.95 USD. Words: 29,050. Language: English. Published: September 26, 2016 by BearManor Media. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Woman biographies
Desperately Seeking Marie Prevost takes a look back at the life and work of a beautiful, talented, yet ill-fated actress, who was one of Hollywood’s biggest stars of the 1920s.
The Long Arm of Lunacy
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 58,060. Language: English. Published: September 26, 2016 by 125 Records. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
This second volume of memoir continues themes from "Swearing in English: Tall Tales at Shotgun." Here are more true stories including two from the west coast of Scotland, one recalling bullying at an English public school, and others about a favorite dog, baseball, foxes, and a search for the elusive perfect club sandwich.
The Dickens-Power Gang Boston & Schenectady 1936-1938
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 2,580. Language: English. Published: September 26, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » True Crime » Organized crime, Nonfiction » Biography » Criminals & outlaws
The Dickens-Power Gang robbed an oil company office in Stoneham, Massachusetts and robbed a safe on a Schenectady, New York dairy farm of $25,000 in bonds and securities. Dickens came to Massachusetts as a youth from New Mexico. Other gang members were from Boston, Brookline, Roxbury and other towns in the Bay State. Gangster Melvin Aquith continued thieving until he was arrested in January 1938.
The Lost Book of King Arthur
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 38,840. Language: English. Published: September 26, 2016 by New Haven Publishing Ltd. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography, Nonfiction » History » Biography
The Lost Book of King Arthur shows through maps, charts and the piecing together of lost texts, that the legendary King Arthur was very much a real king and not only were his battle sites well documented they were etched forever into the side of great chalices. These cups were treasured at Arthur's Hadrian's Wall garrison.
Sharp! Flicknife Records and Other Adventures
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 91,540. Language: English. Published: September 26, 2016 by New Haven Publishing Ltd. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Entertainment » Celebrity culture
An unflinching and honest portrait of Marc Frenchy Gloder's journey from Grenoble ghetto to independent record label success at the heart of London's music scene.
Muhammad bin Abdul Wahab
Price: Free! Words: 10,560. Language: English. Published: September 24, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography, Nonfiction » Biography » Religious biography
Muhammad bin Abdul Wahab was one of the greatest reformers in Islamic history. He appeared in Arabia in the 18th century, and called people back to the right path in the light of Quran and Sunnah at a time when superstitions, grave worship, & other forms of polytheism were widespread. There is much misinformation about his movement, but he was without doubt a highly influential person in history.
Sultan Mohammad Fateh
Price: Free! Words: 7,510. Language: English. Published: September 24, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography, Nonfiction » Biography » Religious biography
Sultan Muhammad Fateh was a remarkable ruler of the Ottoman Empire. At the age of 21, he conquered Constantinople which was thought to be almost impossible. His great conquests, his love of literature & education, his services to his people, his dynamic personality, and his respect & tolerance for people of all religions make him an extraordinary figure & one of the great heroes of Muslim history.
Imam Ibne Taymiyyah
Price: Free! Words: 8,950. Language: English. Published: September 23, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography, Nonfiction » Biography » Religious biography
Imam Ibne Taymiyyah was a scholar & a warrior. A master of the sciences, Arabic grammar & Islamic jurisprudence, he taught for many years and was greatly admired by both common people and academics. He lived in the challenging times of the Mongol invasions and played a major role in resistance. Strongly opinionated, he was jailed for his works where he died, leaving an inspirational legacy behind.
Finding My Way Back
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 73,540. Language: English. Published: September 23, 2016 by Richter Publishing LLC. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Physical impairments
“A Tragic & Inspirational Story Told by a Woman Who Can Not Speak” What would you do if you suddenly found everything you knew was taken away from you? What if in the blink of an eye, you no longer were able to speak, walk, work, or dress yourself? What would you do if you could not even tell your children that you loved them?
An Orlando Saturday
Price: Free! Words: 2,230. Language: English. Published: September 23, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Biographical, Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
The author (Agent 33) and his wife, Monique (Agent 32), meet up with Monique's older brother, Steve (no agent number yet), in Casselberry, Florida, USA. From there they take public transit to downtown Orlando to watch the Liverpool - Leicester City football/soccer match at an Irish bar. Some curious scenes and statements are noted along the way. Approx. 2200 words. Movie rating: PG-13.
The Life and Crimes of Pablo Escobar
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 10,600. Language: English. Published: September 22, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » True Crime » Drug trade, Nonfiction » Biography » Criminals & outlaws
As leader of one of the world’s most notorious and powerful drug organizations, Pablo Escobar made billions of dollars in the drug trade and murdered thousands of people. He had his own fleet of airplanes, multiple mansions, and even a private zoo, not to mention his own army of criminals. How did Escobar become one of the most powerful Colombian drug lords? Let’s find out in this book!
Jude Law - Celebrity Books
Series: Celebrity Biographies. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 3,710. Language: English. Published: September 22, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Celebrity biography, Nonfiction » Biography » Artists, architects, & photographers
Ever wondered how Jude Law rose to stardom? David Jude Heyworth Law, professionally known as Jude Law was born on 29 December, 1972 in Lewisham, London, England. Both of his parents, Peter and Maggie Law were school teachers. Later in his life, at one point of time, he commented that his father was the youngest Head Master in the schools of London in his time.
Joseph Gordon Levitt - Celebrity Books
Series: Celebrity Biographies. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 6,030. Language: English. Published: September 22, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Celebrity biography, Nonfiction » Biography » Artists, architects, & photographers
Ever wondered how Joseph Gordon-Levitt rose to stardom? When Joseph Gordon-Levitt first burst onto the screen as a bubbly, precocious, and slightly nerdy child star, very few audiences could have predicted that he would become one of the most respected and innovative presences in Hollywood. Starting off at an extremely young age, Gordon-Levitt grew up around the lights and cameras.
Jim Caviezel - Celebrity Books
Series: Celebrity Biographies. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 5,610. Language: English. Published: September 22, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Celebrity biography, Nonfiction » Biography » Artists, architects, & photographers
Ever wondered how Jim Caviezel rose to stardom? James Caviezel was born to a close-knit Catholic family in Mount Vernon, Washington, on September 26, 1968. Growing up dreaming of becoming a professional basketball player, a foot injury forced him to turn to acting. After early struggles he began to attain prominence with a role in The Thin Red Line.
Jim Carrey - Celebrity Books
Series: Celebrity Biographies. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 6,830. Language: English. Published: September 22, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Celebrity biography, Nonfiction » Biography » Artists, architects, & photographers
Ever wondered how Jim Carrey rose to stardom? It is said that make people laugh is far more difficult than make them cry. Hats off to the artists, those have the guts to make fun of themselves and amuse the audience. One of such great names is Jim Eugene Carrey whose charismatic personality is revered a lot in the world of acting and comedy.