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چمدان صورتى
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 19,790. Language: Persian. Published: August 1, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
(4.00 from 1 review)
كتاب چمدان صورتى برگرفته از اتفاقات زندگي زن ٢٩ ساله است كه از ايران به استراليا مهاجرت ميكند. اين زن در اغاز سفر خود فقط يك چمدان صورتى و ١٢٣٢ دلار استراليا دارد اين كتاب سفرى است در مسير مهاجرت با همه ترسها، دردها و تلاشها. سفرى كه تقريبا همه مهاجران انرا كم و بيش طى ميكنند
Jamestown Odyssey: America's Unspoken Legacy of Multi-Racial Families From Its Founders
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 60,400. Language: English. Published: June 14, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » History » American, Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography
(5.00 from 3 reviews)
Jamestown Odyssey is a ground breaking book on race and family in America. It chronicles the author's journey researching his family's Southern history. When he discovers that he has ancestors and distant cousins in both the black and Native communities, he has to come to terms with his, and American society's, hidden racial prejudices. Many Americans, if they have the courage, will find the same.
Girl, Taken: A True Story of Abduction, Captivity and Survival
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 55,030. Language: English. Published: September 21, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir, Nonfiction » True Crime » Kidnapping, abduction, hostage taking
"An astonishing, inspiring true story of abduction, war and survival" - Brian Whitney, author of SUBVERSIVE. In the fall of 1994, 21-year-old Elena Nikitina disappeared. Drugged and kidnapped by a group of Chechen gangsters, she was taken to Chechnya and held in a tiny room. Through eight horrifying months of captivity, and the outbreak of a genocidal war, all that kept her alive was hope.
Number 41
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 55,930. Language: English. Published: October 18, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Michael had no idea what to do when he left school in 1977 so he decided to try a few different jobs, for, say, forty years or so, just to be sure. His only ambition was to never be bored, and he managed to achieve that in diverse occupations from soldier, to ship’s Captain to personal development trainer. This is one Aussie bloke’s humorous search for the perfect job in the perfect place.
Inca Treasure - Poems from the Andes of Ecuador
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,890. Language: English. Published: March 13, 2015 by S & S P Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Poetry » Biography, Nonfiction » Biography » Adventurers & explorers
The legend of lost treasure of the last Inca king, Atahualpa, is guarded by remote, mist-veiled mountains in central Ecuador. Martin Litherland was summoned to explore this region and these poems, linking narrative and photos tell the story, as he and his companions tackle this essentially unexplored and uninhabited mountain range. Read about the treasure, gold fever, and the man with one hand.
Grace's Daughter
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 103,010. Language: English. Published: January 21, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
Sentenced to life in a men’s prison for killing her former therapist in self-defense, a transgendered woman battles for 20 years for gender-affirming surgery. The memoir begins with the author realizing that she is a girl at age three, and culminates in a legal victory made possible by what can only be described as Grace in action. This beautiful memoir is not only an expose, but a story of hope.
Sjam Kamaruzaman, A Ghost in the G30S Machine
Series: Historical Indonesian Figures, Book 11. Price: $2.90 USD. Words: 9,610. Language: English. Published: September 8, 2013 by Tempo Publishing. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography
WHO was Sjam, a man with five aliases? Who was this native of Tuban, East Java, who was an atheist yet known to be good at reciting verses from the Qur’an? Was he a double agent or just a loyal follower of PKI Chairman D.N. Aidit? The G30S tragedy is a mystery whose secrets have never been fully uncovered. Sjam Kamaruzaman is an important figure in the chaos....
A Checkered Past
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 118,150. Language: English. Published: May 24, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
(5.00 from 4 reviews)
Miami native William Van Poyck- burglar, bank robber, escape artist, and novelist - pens a sweeping, vividly sketched autobiography guiding readers on an unforgettable, four-decade odyssey, from barefoot youth to reform school to death row. Projected through the lens of raw experience, this is a brutally authentic look into the hardscrabble underbelly of America's criminal justice system.
Bread From the Sky
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 96,460. Language: English. Published: January 2, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
How many cat heads do you have to eat before you acquire the characteristics of a cat? Why do you hang a snail shell in a tree? How do you get a curse removed? And who buried a gri-gri in the yard? These and other questions are answered in Bread From the Sky, a Peace Corps memoir.
Memories of Home
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 12,570. Language: English. Published: March 24, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
"Memories of Home" takes a nostalgic look at the difficult process of leaving a cherished island family home. The book depicts the uniqueness of island life as it is lived by children and adults and celebrates the strength and importance of community.
Walking and Wondering: Living Under the Sign of the Cross in the Shadow of the Swastika
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 86,630. Language: English. Published: September 30, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » History » European
(5.00 from 7 reviews)
One man's quest to be reunited with his family during years of persecution, exile and jailings.
A Charmed Life in Ceylon
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 81,100. Language: English. Published: June 17, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Scuba & Snorkeling
The author's fascinating adventures in Ceylon (Sri Lanka) in the early 50's portray an adventurous lifestyle that most of us dream about, but would be impossible today. He set himself up as an underwater guide attracting the wealthy and famous to this new sport. They repaid him by inviting him to their homes in Europe where he experienced a lavish lifestyle he hardly knew existed.
Kitchen And Socialism: A Culinary Guide Through Lenin’s Life.
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 5,820. Language: English. Published: June 7, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Cooking, Food, Wine, Spirits » European, Nonfiction » Biography » Political biography
Part recipe book, part biography, this unique recipe book offers insight into the life of Vladimir Lenin, a Russian revolutionary, politician, and political theorist. Taking snippets from his life, this book is intended to spark conversation in this heated political climate and feed not only the mind, but the belly.
Ringing the Bell: My Life in the Biz
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 91,090. Language: English. Published: January 25, 2010. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
(5.00 from 8 reviews)
The true story of how I was recruited by a notorious door-to-door sales organization, and traveled across the country in pursuit of success. My goal of making millions took some unexpected setbacks as I mastered the art of cold-calling, mouse-killing, and "ringing the bell." A rare look into the culture of Cydcor/DS-Max, this memoir is both harrowing and humorous.
No Regrets: Memoirs of a Punk
Price: $1.77 USD. Words: 30,210. Language: English. Published: May 12, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
(5.00 from 1 review)
No Regrets: Memoirs of a Punk recounts the author's early days on the San Francisco punk scene, and tells the tale of a young Catholic boy who escapes his conservative Texas upbringing to live the life of a free-spirited punk rocker in the San Francisco of the 1970's.
Flashbacks (an unreliable memoir of the '60s)
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 38,480. Language: Canadian English. Published: June 15, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
A collection of memories about growing up hippie in Toronto, during one of the most interesting periods of the 20th century. Not to mention the sex, drugs and rock and roll…
Destination: Freedom (part 1 from 3)
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 47,770. Language: English. Published: February 21, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Biography
Destination: Freedom: a memoir based on the true life story of a young girl Lily and her mom is the first part of a trilogy and was nominated for the "Summer Indie Book Awards 2016" and is nominated NOW for the "Independent Authors Award"!
Mafia Hit On Kansas City Mobsters Tony Brancato and Tony Trombino L.A., August 6, 1951
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 2,730. Language: English. Published: September 23, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Criminals & outlaws, Nonfiction » True Crime » Organized crime
Mobster turned informant Jimmy "the Weasel" Fratianno and Las Vegas gambler Gus Greenbaum were suspected in the slayings of hoodlums Anthony Brancato and Anthony Trombino. The Los Angeles Police department surmised that both criminals were desperate for money. Looking for action they parked their Oldsmobile on a quiet street near Hollywood Blvd. Soon both were killed in a flash of gunfire.
Summary of Shaken by Tim Tebow
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 7,810. Language: American English. Published: November 24, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Sports biography
This is a summary of Shaken: Discovering Your True Identity in the Midst of Life's Storms by Tim Tebow. Summarized by J.J. Holt
Caminar y Cavilar: Cuentos bajo el signo de la Cruz y a la sombra de la cruz gamada
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 84,260. Language: Spanish. Published: January 5, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
(5.00 from 1 review)
Lejos de Metz y su familia y solo en España durante la Primera Guerra Mundial. Vivió la vorágine de la Guerra Civil de España, y cárceles y campos de Concentración en la Francia ocupada por los Nazis - hasta poder reunirse con su familia en Cuba después de la Segunda Guerra Mundial.