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Opioid Warrior -- George Chuvalo
Price: $0.99 USD. (Free until Nov. 8!) Words: 122,620. Language: American English. Published: June 21, 2019. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Celebrity biography, Nonfiction » Psychology » Addiction
The last thing George Chuvalo wanted as he embarked on an astonishing heavyweight pro boxing career -- where he was called ‘The Toughest Man on the Planet’ by both Muhammad Ali and George Foreman -- was to be remembered as an ‘Opioid Warrior.’ But in retirement, he was thrown into the fight of his life, trying to save four family members – three sons and his wife -- from opioid hell.
The Burning of Murder City USA
Price: $0.99 USD. (Free until Nov. 8!) Words: 66,790. Language: American English. Published: April 14, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Cultural heritage, Nonfiction » History » Modern / 20th Century
Detroit in 1950 was a bustling metropolis, the most advanced and fastest growing city on the planet at the time... "Motor City USA": a place with the brightest of futures. But by 1967 it was being called "Murder City USA" and, in July of that year, tensions that had been simmering for too many years finally blew. In four days of rioting Blackbottom, the heart and soul of old black Detroit, burned.
Turn, Turn, Turn
Price: $2.50 $2.00 USD. (20% off until Jan. 8, 2020!) Words: 83,530. Language: English. Published: November 22, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Essay » Sociology
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Turn, Turn, Turn begins in 1967 with the Summer of Love through the end of the Vietnam war. As a five foot one, sixteen year old Long Island Jewish boy just graduating High School, his only goal in life is to someday be normal. He discovers LSD, fraternity life, free love, political activism, drug dealing, a devastating loss, a missed love, a life in San Francisco and eventually a way back.
A Hairdresser's Diary: Scissors Retired
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 116,390. Language: English. Published: October 17, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Inspiration » Personal inspiration, Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
. These are stories filled hardships and disasters, mingled with blessings and joy, and through it all you will come to see how a six-year old girl who was lost, unloved and abused became a woman of great passion and inspiration.
A Hairdresser's Diary
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 55,980. Language: English. Published: May 22, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
(5.00 from 1 review)
This book is the story of a little girl who through a childhood full of struggles, hardships and pain had a dream. That dream was to someday become a hairdresser. Follow her as she trades her dollies in for the real thing.This is the diary of a hairdresser who had a calling and a great memory. It is filled with stories of pain, sadness, gossip, angst, triumph, challenge and most of all, humour. Th
For Mother's Sake
Price: $3.45 $2.59 USD. (25% off until Jan. 28, 2020!) Words: 117,120. Language: American English. Published: August 13, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Music » Individual Composer & Musician
The true-life account of Jimmy Carl Black, the “Indian of the Group” who, together with Frank Zappa, Roy Estrada and Ray Collins, formed the original and outrageous 1960's Los Angeles rock band: “The Mothers of Invention”, one of the 20th century’s most influential bands. Jimmy recalls these times with a clarity that is remarkable, considering the backdrop – free love, drugs and “freakiness”.
Brazilian Saddle Sores
Price: $3.99 $2.99 USD. (25% off until Oct. 8, 2020!) Words: 78,660. Language: English. Published: April 29, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Bruce Vaughan provides an entertaining and informative overview of Brazilian cattle ranching during the fifties. This is one man’s personal journey from the British Army to the open ranges of a foreign country. Here and throughout, the author provides essential hooks that keep me engaged as a reader. As readers, we follow the author as he learns Portuguese and adapts to a different culture.