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The Short and Tragic Life of Robert Peace: A Brilliant Young Man Who Left Newark for the Ivy League | Summary by Summary Station
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 5,840. Language: English. Published: June 10, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » People of color, Nonfiction » Biography » Teachers & educators
In The Short and Tragic Life of Robert Peace, Jeff Hobbs’ seamlessly weaves the socioeconomic and racial realities of the residents of Newark, New Jersey while highlighting the story of a mother and son, Jackie and Robert Peace. Hobbs’ research and intimate writing style provides the reader with an in-depth view of what Jackie endured to give her son a chance at a better life.
WESTERNS: A Guide to the Best (and Worst) Western Movies on DVD by John Howard Reid
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 80,280. Language: English. Published: February 18, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Entertainment industry, Nonfiction » Biography » Biographical anthologies
A feast for western movie fans, this book looks at over 400 of the 2,000 DVDs on sale. In addition to detailed reviews of classics (The Big Country, Broken Arrow, The Searchers, Stagecoach, Shane, etc., the author focuses on William Boyd (the entire 66 Hopalong Cassidy series), John Wayne, Gene Autry, Roy Rogers, Buck Jones and Alan Ladd. Finally, some of Hollywood's worst westerns are examined.
Eli Yahweh The Father of the Traveler by Mike Kabange
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 31,870. Language: English. Published: June 30, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Religious biography
Eli Yahweh The Father of the Traveler was born through a desire of writing a book and was backed by a revelation through the medium of a dream or a vision, I cannot clearly distinguish. For all I remembered when I woke up was that I laid on my bed and started speaking willingly in other tongues has given the utterance by the holy ghost. So the next thing I had was this revelation.
Buddug, Brenhines Iceni Prydain/Boudicca, Britain’s Queen of the Iceni by Laurel A. Rockefeller
Series: Cyfres Merched Chwedlonol yn Hanes y Byd, 1. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 17,540. Language: English. Published: April 6, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Cultural heritage, Nonfiction » History » European
Stori wir syfrdanol am arwres Prydain yn yr hen oes – ar gael i’w darllen yn Gymraeg a Saesneg mewn un gyfrol ddwyieithog! The fascinating true story of ancient Britain's greatest heroine -- now told in both Welsh and English in one bilingual volume! Perfect for students of both Welsh and English, improve your language proficiency while you learn about ancient Britain.
To Live Or Maybe Not by Gary Revel
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 35,280. Language: English. Published: June 28, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
This is my first memoir and may be my last; only time will tell. I was born in Florala, Alabama. My mother and father divorced when I was 5. Music became a friend and I formed a band when I was 15. After graduation from Holmes Country High School in Bonifay, Florida I enlisted in the United States Navy. My Honorable Discharge came and Hollywood, California called, then New York, Memphis, and more.
Liver-Eating-Johnson: (a.k.a. Jeremiah Johnson) The Truth Finally Revealed by Dennis McLelland
Price: $8.95 USD. Words: 46,720. Language: English. Published: May 30, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography
John "Liver-Eating" Johnston, a.k.a., Jeremiah Johnson of Hollywood movie fame, has been an enigma for the student of early American history and the old West. Little has been written about the true life of "Jeremiah Johnson." This book unfolds the reality that was Johnston's life. From whaler to gold miner, to Indian fighter and lawman, Johnston's life is accurately portrayed.
Midnight Return: Escaping Midnight Express by Billy Hayes
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 55,820. Language: English. Published: November 4, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » True Crime » Drug trade
Billy Hayes leapt from prison isolation to international notoriety when Midnight, the book about his 5 years in and escape from a Turkish prison, became a worldwide bestseller, and an Academy Award-winning film. Midnight Return chronicles his struggles and triumphs in that transition, tracing Billy's journey from desperation to freedom, self-knowledge, and healing.
Murder In Pittsburgh The Death of an Artist's Model by Robert Grey Reynolds, Jr
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 4,820. Language: English. Published: January 27, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography, Nonfiction » True Crime » Murder
Grace Roberts was a 25-year-old manicurist and artist's model for hosiery ads across the United States. In her violent death the reader is transported into the life of affluent Philadelphia nearly a century ago. One of her most prominent suitors was the heir to a Pittsburgh coal fortune, a man who was educated at Yale. He and Mary's romance was broken off in 1907 because of social constraints.
Recall! Return of the IRR by Doug DePew
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 31,020. Language: English. Published: August 11, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Military biography, Nonfiction » History » Military(5.00 from 3 reviews)
They came from cities, farms, and towns all across the country. They had long hair, beards, and bad attitudes. They dropped everything in January of 1991 and reported as the president ordered. They were not happy about it one bit. In this true story, the author relates his experiences as one of 20,000 people recalled to active duty in support of Operation Desert Storm. This is exactly how it was.
The Power of Faith When Tragedy Strikes by Chris Norton & Christy Hayes
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 100,370. Language: English. Published: October 9, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir, Nonfiction » Inspiration » Spiritual inspiration(5.00 from 1 review)
Told through alternating chapters, this inspiring father-son memoir recounts a young man’s seemingly insurmountable quest to regain movement in every part of his body, and a father’s struggle to be the rock his son and family lean on in the face of their worst nightmare. Chris Norton was given a 3 percent chance of ever moving anything below the neck...
Picture Perfect? by Kordale Lewis
Price: $5.29 USD. Words: 49,550. Language: English. Published: May 13, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir, Nonfiction » Gay and Lesbian » Parenting
Picture Perfect? is an honest, soul-bearing memoir that pulls back the curtain on the story behind a family picture that went viral. With inspiring candor, Kordale Lewis describes his struggles with childhood sexual abuse, a drug-addicted mother, suicide, the trials of teen fatherhood, and more. His story provides a bold challenge for readers to redefine their own meaning of a perfect family.
Without A Song by paul pax andrews
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 70,200. Language: Australian English. Published: September 5, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Music » Jazz, Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
a jazz life; intimate and inspirational. saxophone, sydney jazz, heroin addiction, buddhism. awakening.
Memories of My Youth by Bill Halkett
Price: $7.00 USD. Words: 38,490. Language: English. Published: September 10, 2012 by Adam Books. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Biographical anthologies, Nonfiction » Biography » Biographical anthologies
This is a book about the early life of Bill Halkett. It tells of his growing up in Verdun Quebec and his adventures and misadventures. It deals with life, birth, death, and his disappointments and success. This was created as a legacy for his future generations to know what his life was really like.
The Mafia, the NYPD and the Murder of Gambler Herman Rosenthal by Robert Grey Reynolds, Jr
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 3,010. Language: English. Published: June 13, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Criminals & outlaws, Nonfiction » True Crime » Organized crime
Herbert Bayard Swope was a Pulitzer Prize winning reporter for a New York newspaper. He was the only journalist to write damaging stories alleging strong ties between the NYPD and the New York City underworld. The principal operative of a gambling racket, NYPD Lt. Charles Becker died in the electric chair at Sing Sing in 1915. A year earlier his Mafia accomplices were executed in the same chair.
Hi, I'm Here for a Recording. The Ordinary Life of a Voiceover Artist by Pilar Orti
Price: $2.59 USD. Words: 42,650. Language: English. Published: July 9, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Entertainment » Entertainment industry
Read stories of success and setback as a freelancer in this telling account of everyday life. From the Edinburgh Fringe Festival to a major audition for a popular cartoon series. Walk with her. Find out why Pilar’s voiceover career revealed more about herself than anything else and how these insights helped her to discover a new passion for podcasting.
Austin Bound by Shelley McMullen
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.
Survivor on Death Row by Romell Broom
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 61,080. Language: English. Published: November 23, 2013 by Clare Nonhebel. Categories: Nonfiction » True Crime » Murder, Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
30 years on Death Row, 1 failed execution, 2 non-matching dna profiles, no lawyer... Romell Broom, who has spent three decades on Ohio’s Death Row, tells his own story: a ‘throwaway’ boy from a disadvantaged background, hastily convicted for a crime he has always protested he didn’t do. Having survived a two-hour execution attempt in 2009 he is still asking, ‘Will anybody listen to the truth?'
Willie – The Man, the Myth and the Era, Conspiracy and The Sting by Pegasus Books
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 17,540. Language: English. Published: May 7, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Biography, Nonfiction » Biography » Political biography
"Willie – The Man, the Myth and the Era" is the historical and biographical account of California’s Willie Brown and the era in which he served in the legislature. "Conspiracy" and "The Sting" are two chapters that involve calculated attempts to depose or otherwise destroy this brilliant politician and the battles that ensued.
Three Years Dreaming: A Memoir by Matthew Howard
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 40,750. Language: English. Published: December 21, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Self-improvement » Dreams, Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Three Years Dreaming is a journal told entirely in dreams. Dreams follow their own logic, creating unusual narratives where the impossible becomes commonplace. The memoir is a candid, intimate record of events that never happened. Dive into the unconscious life we live when we are not awake. And when it ends the only way a dream really can, you will have survived the journey.
Over the Hill and Across the Ditch by Mike Lynn
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 54,250. Language: English (New Zealand dialect). Published: February 16, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir, Nonfiction » Entertainment » Humor and satire(5.00 from 1 review)
Kiwi born and bred, happily married for 36 years, leaving the country of their birth, their friends and family for a new country, new lifestyle, and the chance to watch their grandchildren on their journey through life. Over the Hill and Across the Ditch is a humorous view on the Australian way of life by Mike & Vicki Lynn