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Slave To The Farm
Price: $3.00 USD. Words: 58,560. Language: English. Published: June 15, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
This is a true tale of a teenage girl who, in 1983, refused to go to school and became a ward of Quebec’s juvenile system, eventually making her way to The Farm. It questions the use of incarceration as a means of dealing with youth protection cases, and it offers a rare glimpse inside one of Quebec’s oldest juvenile detention centres.
A Bucket of Warm Water
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 91,500. Language: English. Published: May 16, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » By region, Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
A small village in Central Africa which promised adventure lured us from Canada. Flying medavac flights over uncharted jungle and teaching English to highly motivated teenagers - what could be better? The promise was fulfilled and much much more. But at the end, deep in the jungle, we were saved by the very people we had come to help.
The Son of the Crisis
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 50,720. Language: English. Published: November 8, 2012 by Seattle Book Company. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Business biography
The Son of the Crisis follows Marco Stefanini from 1984, when the young geology student stepped into a business world of uncertainty and chaos, through many crises to 2012, when his IT company estimated revenues at US$1 billion and spanned 30 countries. In every obstacle, Stefanini saw opportunity and seized it. Every impediment became a chance for improvement.
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.
Who the hell is Stokey Woodall?
Price: $5.00 USD. Words: 73,860. Language: English. Published: March 17, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Woodall's credentials as a writer are that he has lived and is a natural storyteller. He's sailed over 300,000 miles including 30 trips across the Atlantic,survived being ship wrecked in the Red Sea,been locked in a bordello in Caracas and was pursued by angry Argentinean sailors during the Falklands war.His English teacher, who said "you will not go far" would be proud. Paul Gelder YM.
Austin Bound
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 29,240. Language: English. Published: November 14, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Inspirational, Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
November 1996 through May 2000 was a very dark time for the author. This book details her challenges, the people involved, and their lasting effects. In hindsight, the author sees herself as having been driven by determination and pride, rather than allowing herself to be guided by God. Now she can see that those years helped her to change and grow, to learn anew how to trust in and go with God.
The Malcolm X Story Retold: In Search of the Blessed Community
Price: $5.00 USD. Words: 14,580. Language: English. Published: November 17, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » People of color
This small book is a poetic retelling of the Malcolm X story, in which his life is reframed as a spiritual quest. The book provides a contrast to almost fifty years of writings that focus primarily on unraveling the complexities of his political beliefs and sorting out the details of his intense life and his tragic death by assassination.
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.
Kartosoewirjo, An Impossible Dream
Series: Historical Indonesian Figures, Book 10. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 27,950. Language: English. Published: September 4, 2013 by Tempo Publishing. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography
FIFTY years after his death, Sekarmadji Maridjan Kartosoewirjo continues to inspire groups who dream of an ‘Islamic State’ in this country—both by peaceful and violent means. Ironically, the Kartosoewirjo family was classified as gentry, feudal and not a strict follower of Islam. His youth was not spent in religious education but in colonial Dutch schools.
Somlandela
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 45,270. Language: English. Published: September 12, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Inspirational, Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
She was a young, unmarried missionary arriving in Africa. He was a battle hardened marine who had been torpedoed by a German U-boat off the Coast of Africa. Both were Norwegian, and both met in Africa. This is the true biographical story of two lives fully committed to following Gods call to Africa. Ella and Olav Sörensen, Norwegian missionaries to Swaziland, Mozambique and South Africa
Swiss Life
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 35,970. Language: English. Published: May 9, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » By region, Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Life in Switzerland. The not-made-for-TV version. What should you know about Swiss life? How about the fact that you can be hired in one language and fired in another? Or the realization that your Swiss neighbor is not coming over to chat—she is coming over to clean your gutter? Or the reality that cheese is a homeopathic treatment—for lactating boobs? This collection tells all. And more.
The Class President's Son
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 68,850. Language: English. Published: January 17, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
‘Petey’ Powell’s memoir is the brilliantly illustrated story of how a son's love for his father and family, inadvertently resulted in him making millions in the drug trade in rural North Carolina.
Life Is an Adventure...If You Choose to Make It So
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 41,620. Language: English. Published: March 16, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir, Nonfiction » Self-improvement » Motivation and inspiration
Life is an adventure...if you choose to make it so. These are the words Ken Horsfall has chosen to live his life by. From the jungles of Papua New Guinea to the UN offices of Cambodia, Ken has lived a life of extraordinary adventure. In this book, he shares stories which will give you the inspiration you need to also venture along the road less travelled.
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
Inside Those Walls
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 20,240. Language: English. Published: June 19, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
When my mother's body was found dumped on the side of a river road, I was just a year old. As difficult as that was to deal with, the child abuse we would endure made things that much worse. But when my sister brutally murdered her 15 year old daughter in 2009, I realized just how much worse our upbringing was for her. Come read what happened inside our walls.
Geçmişinde Yaşayan Adam: Üniversite
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 28,310. Language: Turkish. Published: March 7, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Essay » Literature
(5.00 from 171 reviews)
(Dikkat: Bu kitap, olumlu örnek oluşturabilecek davranışlar içerir!) Bu kitabı okumadan üniversiteye gitmeyin! Bu kitabı okumadan tatile de gitmeyin! Bu kitabın adına ister “Üniversitelinin El Kitabı” deyin, ister “Tatilde Ne Yapmalı?” deyin; ama önce size çok büyük değerler katacak olan bu anı kitabını okuyun.
Claudia Procula Wife of Pontius Pilate Friend of Mary Magdalene
Price: $3.90 USD. Words: 17,250. Language: English. Published: September 10, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography
The book is a brief historical biography of Claudia Procula, the Roman Princess who married Pontius Pilate, the Roman Prefect of Judea who judged Jesus Christ and crucified him. Claudia knew Jesus and tried to save him, and later converted her Roman husband.
Musso and the Madiun Movement
Series: Historical Indonesian Figures, Book 9. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 24,400. Language: English. Published: September 3, 2013 by Tempo Publishing. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography
Many know him as an Indonesian Communist Party leader during the rebellions of 1926 and 1948, the first of which was against the Netherlands Indies colonial government, while the second, in Madiun, East Java, was against the newly established Indonesian government. His name was Musso, a son of Kediri known for his religious diligence as a child.
Confessions of a Hollywood Stunt Man (Or It Seemed Like a Good Idea at the Time!)
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 176,960. Language: English. Published: April 24, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Entertainment industry, Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Not all stunt men are six-feet tall. Confessions of a Hollywood Stunt Man is the thrilling saga of a five-foot-four, 18 year old kid who became a stunt double for Hollywood’s most famous short men, women and children of the 20th Century.
The General's Little Angel
Price: $4.95 USD. Words: 53,950. Language: English. Published: January 6, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Woman biographies, Nonfiction » Psychology » Interpersonal relations
What does age-play really look like and can an independent and intelligent woman find healing as a submissive in a BDSM relationship? This is a true story of how I was introduced into the age-play dynamic and includes not just the mischief I got into (and the consequences), but also what led me there.