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Fleeing The Hijab, A Jewish Woman's Escape From Iran
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 142,290. Language: Canadian English. Published: March 20, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Biography » Adventurers & explorers
A true account of Sima Goel, the Iranian teenager who crossed the most dangerous desert in the world rather than accept the restrictions of life in Iran of the early1980s. Her quest for freedom is a thrilling, timely inspiration for people longing to create a life of meaning.
Singing My Life
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 32,980. Language: English. Published: August 31, 2014 by Bapalar. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Celebrity biography, Nonfiction » Music » World music
Valentina Süzükei takes readers on a journey through the life of legendary throat singer Kongar-ool Ondar. When he came onto the scene in 1989, Ondar was one of the pioneers of Tuvan throat singing in the West. Süzükei tells stories of his childhood, his first travels abroad, his collaborations with Frank Zappa, and his work on the Genghis Blues motion picture.
The Tao of Cob: How a Kansas Grandmother Built Her Own Natural Home in the Woods
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 43,420. Language: English. Published: May 18, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Architecture, Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
The Tao of Cob is a how-to book on earthen-house building, written as a memoir in Dorethy's pithy, homespun philosophical voice.
Our Frugal Summer in Charente: An Expat's Kitchen Garden Journal
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 24,660. Language: English. Published: March 17, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Cooking, Food, Wine, Spirits » Specific ingredients / vegetables, Nonfiction » Biography » Woman biographies
Meet Sarah Jane, a woman with a reputation for culinary catastrophe who tries to keep her family fed in challenging circumstances in rural France.
Nasıl Sunucu Olamadım? "Yoksa Oldum mu?"
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 9,230. Language: Turkish. Published: July 25, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
Neden bilmiyorum, birden sunuculuğa merak sardım. Bu uğurda, ailemden ayrı yaşadım, kurslara gittim, görüşmeden görüşmeye koştum, hatta birçok başka iş tekliflerini reddettim. Tüm yaşananlar gerçektir. Şahısların gerçek isimlerini kullanmadım (Eşim’inki dışında) ve kurumların adını da tabii ki yazmadım. Bu edebi bir metin değil. Öyle tasvirler, süslü laflar beklemeyin.
On the Periphery: David Sylvian - A Biography
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 243,900. Language: English. Published: May 7, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Celebrity biography
At last, the definitive biography of David Sylvian. This book — which has taken 3 years to complete — tracks the period of Sylvian’s solo career from 1982 to 2015. As well as being one of popular music’s most innovative and influential composers, Sylvian is an enigmatic and complex man, and the musical, personal, and spiritual journey he has undertaken over the last three decades is profound.
Chalk Pits & Cherry Stones
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 63,510. Language: English. Published: May 28, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
(5.00 from 5 reviews)
This is a memoir about growing up in an industrialized riverside area of North Kent in the nineteen forties and fifties. It was a time of food rationing and shortages, air raid warnings and Doodlebugs, cheerful poverty and overcrowding where of necessity the local chalk pits and bomb sites became familiar playgrounds.
How They Murdered Princess Diana: The Shocking Truth
Price: $8.40 USD. Words: 257,390. Language: English. Published: January 9, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Royalty biography, Nonfiction » History » European
This explosive book blows the lid on one of the most shocking crimes of our modern era. But it does more than that. How They Murdered Princess Diana is the most complete evidence-based account of the assassination of Princess Diana yet written. It delivers on providing answers to many of the key questions: Who did it? Why was Diana assassinated? How was it carried out?
See You Now: A Memoir of Shane's Triumph Over SMA
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 57,490. Language: English. Published: May 15, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Self-improvement » Motivation and inspiration
This book is a memoir of triumph and miracles. You always have the choice to either give up or fight. This is the story of the fight to live in spite of insurmountable odds. Maybe giving up is the easiest choice, but we never picked the easy way. Shane received a death diagnosis at the tender age of 8 weeks old. According to the medical books, death by age 2. Fortunately, Shane couldn't read.
Limitless
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 14,150. Language: English. Published: June 25, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Self-improvement » Confidence and self-esteem, Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
(5.00 from 1 review)
You are the artist of your life. You can create the world any way you want and paint your life in the most beautiful fashion. Like an actor, you can build and craft the character you want, but it comes to life only if you believe that you are that character. You can roar louder than your circumstances. Unleash the lion within you and lead a Limitless life.
Confessions of an Instinctively Mutinous Baby Boomer and her Parable of the Tomato Plant
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 65,330. Language: English. Published: March 3, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Self-improvement » Motivation and inspiration
(5.00 from 5 reviews)
Roberts takes the reader on a captivating journey where real life collides with real miracles. Stories range from candidly intimate to wonderfully adventurous, each uncovering a puzzle piece. The picture that emerges reflects her life-affirming faith, part of her secret formula for happiness. A charming read, you feel as if you're with a trusted friend, sharing life lessons over a cup of coffee.
Christopher Marlowe - the man who wrote Shakespeare
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 8,640. Language: English. Published: May 17, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Literary biography
Imagine that the Elizabethan playwright Christopher Marlowe did not meet his death in a tavern brawl on 30 May 1593 but with the aid of Elizabeth’s secret service escaped to Italy and an innocent stranger killed in his place. This essay assumes that to the truth and examines the works of Shakespeare as being influenced by Marlowe forwarding part or completed scripts from his place of exile.
In the Warlord's Garden
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 91,850. Language: English. Published: July 21, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
(5.00 from 1 review)
Dr. Richard Lewis seeks to serve Afghans while living in cities and a village with his family. Together they experience the joys and challenges of life and medicine both before and after American troops arrive in the country.
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
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…
Djinxed
Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 106,760. Language: English. Published: May 22, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Adventurous family living in Indonesia in the 1970s
Taos Soul: Love Stories, Heroes, and Wild Adventure
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 50,960. Language: English. Published: October 12, 2010. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
"It was Friday afternoon, and the post office was full of Indians..." From the opening sentence, you know you're in a different world. Part memoir, nature writing, black comedy, confession, and journal of spiritual discovery, Taos Soul is a collection of 62 true stories about life in an old adobe at 7,000 feet in northern New Mexico from 2005 to 2010. (See Buffalo Lights book for earlier years)
Perdue en France
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 11,420. Language: French. Published: April 22, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir, Nonfiction » Travel » Specialties & interests
Dans un mémoire concis et plein d'humour, l'auteur raconte les expériences les plus vives de ses années d'études comme assistant dans une école à Albi, sud de la France. 1969-1970.
The Wicked Lady
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 6,370. Language: British English. Published: February 27, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Criminals & outlaws, Nonfiction » Social Science » Mythology, folklore and legend
The Wicked Lady is a 350 year old legend of a lady highwayman. Her name was Katherine Ferrers who lived at Markyate Cell, Hertfordshire. One night she was shot and mortally wounded, rode back to Markyate where she died and was buried in Ware, Herts. Her ghost is said to haunt the area still. The legend is retold along with the life of the Katherine Ferrers and the truth revealed.
What Women Want
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 30,890. Language: English. Published: July 24, 2014 by Indigo River Publishing. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Military biography
Why aren't your relationships working? Because you can't figure out what women want! Throw away all your misconceptions about woman and let an expert reinvent your dating life.
How I Accidentally Started the Sixties
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 73,760. Language: English. Published: November 10, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
“This is a monumental, epic, glorious literary achievement. Every page, every paragraph, every sentence sparkles with captivating metaphors, delightful verbal concoctions, alchemical insights, philosophic whimsy, absurd illogicals, scientific comedy routines, relentless, non-stop waves of hilarity. The comparisons to James Joyce are undeniable. Wow! Whew! Wild! Wonderful!”" Timothy Leary