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Teacher Misery: Helicopter Parents, Special Snowflakes and Other Bullshit by Jane Morris
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 60,550. Language: English. Published: May 10, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir, Nonfiction » Entertainment » Humor and satire
Teacher Misery perfectly encapsulates the comical misery that has become the teaching profession. Morris’ strange, funny, and sometimes unbelievable teaching experiences are told through a collection of short stories, essays and artifacts including real emails from parents, students and administrators.
The Naked Immigrant by Zahid Shah
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 26,270. Language: English. Published: May 30, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
Follows the adversities and successes of a legal immigrant from rural Pakistan, through life in the United States for more than fifty years. Overcoming religious and moral prejudices to become an American Citizen, getting married and raising a family in this Country. Political and personal opinions regarding situations in this country, and Presidents, past and present, and their legacies.
Dead Men Tell No Tales; But Their Children Do by Jackie Wright
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 1,950. Language: English. Published: May 30, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Amid old headlines and most recent ones generated by Ken Burns and Lynn Novick's "The Vietnam War," the voices of those affected by the war other than generals and politicians are rarely heard. "Dead Men Tell No Tales; But Their Children Do" is the beginning of the beginning of revelations about Vietnam for Jackie Wright and her family impacted at the heart level by the war.
A Cut Above Discrimination by Christine Hannon
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 4,520. Language: English. Published: February 21, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Inspiration » Personal inspiration
This is the story of one woman's fight against discrimination towards the homeless and needy. Helena fought back by offering hair care and grooming services FREE of charge to all in need. Only to have her plans and ideas thwarted by government regulations.
35 Jobs in 30 Years (Part 1) by S.E. Campbell
Price: $2.49 USD. Words: 10,070. Language: English. Published: May 29, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
A great read for easy smiles....from paper route to small business, Part 1 is the first 20 jobs I worked, through high school to my early 30s (roughly 1990 to 2011). These short tales of what feels like a never-ending search to find a place in the world of work will ignite familiarity in anyone who has, or knows someone who has, experienced a similar path of employment.
A Florida Bird Dog ~ Rex by Helen Digges Spivey
Price: $2.95 USD. Words: 15,790. Language: English. Published: October 10, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs(5.00 from 5 reviews)
This short non-fiction eBook is a snapshot of the late 1920’s - 30’s in Florida through its Boom, Panic and Bust. It is entwined with a child’s love of a bird dog who loves to hunt quail. From a ruined Easter feast, brought on by the book's hero, Rex, to losing their home and starting over in the woods without running water, they faced each situation with a "can do" innovative attitude.
Broken, Memoirs by R. A. Rios
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 87,080. Language: English. Published: August 15, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs(5.00 from 1 review)
2017 Re-Release As I look back I often said to myself, if only I had sought mental help things may have been different. But it was so hard to admit it I needed help. So many times I have uttered these words to myself…..I will always be broken until I die!
A Sailor's Story - Autobiography of Vice Admiral N. Krishnan, Padma Bhushan, P.V.S.M.,D.S.C., Indian Navy (1919-1982) by Arjun Krishnan
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 108,580. Language: English. Published: June 10, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Biography » Military biography
Vice Admiral Nilakanta Krishnan (1919 - 1982) was one of the most decorated officers in the Indian Armed Forces. Flamboyant, charismatic, and a dynamic leader of men, known as 'the Sailors Admiral', this is his story, one that is inextricably linked to the story of India and India’s Navy, spanning 40 years from the Second World War to the 1971 Indo-Pak war that resulted in the birth of Bangla Desh
We Stopped Forgetting: Stories from Sami Americans by Ellen Marie Jensen
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 42,860. Language: English. Published: December 5, 2013 by ČálliidLágádus/Authors’ Publisher. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Immigration and Emigration, Nonfiction » Biography » Cultural heritage
During the immigration period of 1880-1940 an unknown number of Sámi people (the indigenous people of Northern Norway, Sweden, Finland, and the Kola Peninsula of Russia) left Sápmi (Samiland; “Lapland”) for North America alongside Nordic peoples. The storytellers in this book give moving accounts of the history of their ancestors and tell their own stories of cultural revitalization.
The Prodigy - A Biography of William Sidis by Amy Wallace
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 93,510. Language: English. Published: October 10, 2011 by Crossroad Press. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Other biographies
William James Sidis (1898-1944) was born to a psychologist with some unorthodox ideas about child rearing, attended Harvard at an absurdly young age, only to fail to reach his potential. Wallace's book, the only biography of this most enigmatic of prodigies, gives us a balanced look at Sidis' up-bringing and a somewhat revisionist look at his later life.
The Chairfather by Joe Start
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 540. Language: English. Published: February 26, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » Hikes & walks, Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography
Visit 50 prostrate personalities. Lunch with the late litterati. Gnosh with the gone glitterati. Candid photos. Spicy interviews. Luminaries who haven’t spoken for 100s of years. You’ll never believe what they say. Fascinating facts, scandalous stories & gossip. Posterity has never been so present. The passed have never been more alive! Book your table reservation with the fallen famous.
The Adventures Of The Clubhouse Girls And Other Teenage Stories by Kaliasha J Pillay
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 73,740. Language: English. Published: May 10, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
‘ I gasped for air and the hand gripped my throat harder. Emma and Whitney were with me in the bathroom, not able to see my murder taking place! Then, as I faded from the room, my eyes blurred to see, beads of sweat trickling from my forehead as a strong white light appeared...’
Number 41 by Michael Taylor
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.
Gotta Go by Geoff Rawson
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 81,030. Language: Australian English. Published: June 23, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Adventurers & explorers(5.00 from 3 reviews)
the true adventures of a naive young australin travelling overseas for the first time in the early 60's
Masanori Murakami Japanese Pitching Phenom by Robert Grey Reynolds, Jr
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 3,950. Language: English. Published: April 25, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Baseball / History, Nonfiction » Biography » Sports biography
Masanori Murakami pitched baseball in Japan for 17 seasons after he returned to the Nankai Hawks in 1966. His story is intriguing for many reasons. A main one is that MLB chief Ford Frick broke relations with Japan over the rights to Mashi, as he was called by Giants' fans. The San Francisco Giants decided to accept a compromise agreement that was offered by the Nippon Pro Baseball commissioner.
U.S. Congressman Cornelius F. Gallagher and Mafioso "Bayonne Joe" Zicarelli by Robert Grey Reynolds, Jr
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 2,500. Language: English. Published: May 14, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Criminals & outlaws, Nonfiction » True Crime » Organized crime
"Bayonne Joe" Zicarelli was a noteworthy mobster who was a major figure in Bayonne, New Jersey gambling activities. He turned to U.S. Representative Cornelius Gallagher to keep law enforcement off his back. Gallagher contemplated a lawsuit against Life Magazine. An August 1968 story linked the politician and the La Cosa Nostra figure. After his re-election the NJ pol gave up his plan to sue Life.
The Invisible Crime "Illegal Microchip Implants and Their Use Against Humanity" by Michael F. Bell
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 40,150. Language: English. Published: December 6, 2011 by Brighton Publishing LLC. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » True Crime » Organized crime(5.00 from 1 review)
A True Story. An innocent man becomes the unwitting target of a secret criminal organization using high-tech weaponry, microchip implants, and mind control on its victims, leaving no evidence. The organization is covert, highly organized, well-funded and uses the latest technology. This heinous, unconscionable crime has gone global—and rapidly has become a huge national problem.
Bigfoot in New Jersey: The Garden (State) Variety Sasquatch by WR Matts
Price: $14.40 USD. Words: 25,040. Language: English. Published: July 16, 2013 by Pine Winds Press. Categories: Nonfiction » New Age » Supernatural, Nonfiction » Biography » Adventurers & explorers
In this book WR Matts documents 68 recorded sightings from all across the Garden State. In addition, he provides three comprehensive reports about his own research. Matts explains his personal methodology and his encounter with one eight-foot creature at the Godfrey Bridge Campground in the Pine Barrens. Other chapters discuss how studies of Bigfoot are evolving.
Our Name Wasn't Written - A Malta Memoir (1936-1943) by David Vernon
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 46,670. Language: English. Published: April 16, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs(4.60 from 10 reviews)
This is the memoir of a young mother struggling to feed, clothe and house her family on “the most bombed island on earth” — Malta, during World War II. Written by two generations of eye-witnesses to the destruction wrought on the strategically vital island of Malta by Nazi Germany and Fascist Italy.
When The Sparrowhawk Fell by ICDI
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 27,910. Language: English. Published: May 28, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
"When the Sparrowhawk Fell" is the memoir of Hamide Piahor during her 25 years of living with Mansour Sattari, the Commander of IRIAF who died in 1995 in an air crash. The book depicts a couple who love peace, but they need to fight for it.