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One Woman and Her Dog
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 59,960. Language: British English. Published: January 11, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Farming
Originally published in the 1980s, this popular and entertaining book describes Viv’s life as a shepherdess in the Cheviot Hills. Both humorous and serious, lively and reflective, energetic and calm, Viv presents the reader with a refreshing, diverting and informative narrative and cannot fail to delight all who read it.
Masanori Murakami Japanese Pitching Phenom
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.
A Sailor's Story - Autobiography of Vice Admiral N. Krishnan, Padma Bhushan, P.V.S.M.,D.S.C., Indian Navy (1919-1982)
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
A Journey of Ages
Price: $8.00 USD. Words: 198,860. Language: English. Published: May 28, 2018 by Tellwell Publishing. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Teachers & educators, Nonfiction » History » Modern / General
It's a story of a man who was born in the Himalayan foothills, nurtured by devoted parents and tutored by many dedicated teachers. His journey began on the Indian subcontinent, with a happy sojourn in the Netherlands, and ended on the west coast in Canada. The reader will make a leap of centuries in a lifetime: there are glimpses of people struggling to get out of poverty...
The Most Revolutionary Act: Memoir of an American Refugee
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 91,610. Language: English. Published: April 23, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Fifteen years of intense government harassment leads a psychiatrist, single mother and social activist to close her 25-year Seattle practice to begin a new, safe life in New Zealand. What starts as phone harassment, stalking and illegal break-ins quickly progresses to six attempts on her life and an affair with an undercover agent who railroads her into a psychiatric hospital.
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.
From Death Do I Part: How I Freed Myself From Addiction
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 51,410. Language: English. Published: September 10, 2010. Categories: Nonfiction » Self-improvement » Addiction and recovery, Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
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"From Death Do I Part" is written for all addicts and their loved ones, but especially for those who have not been helped by Alcoholics Anonymous or drug and alcohol rehab. Amy shares with us in such a way that not only is the reader engaged in her often gripping, always revealing stories, but they are also warmly invited into her healing process so that they may learn to heal themselves as well.
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.
Dear Susie: Tales from the Mill Village
Price: $2.00 USD. Words: 29,420. Language: English. Published: October 26, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir, Nonfiction » History » Family history
This book is a series of short stories taking place in a small mountain town in Western North Carolina, revolving around life in a textile/cotton mill village. The stories center around the author's family and friends. It is a humorous look back at what life was like in a small town in scenes from the 1930's through the 1960's.
Meeting the Black
Price: $1.49 USD. Words: 4,160. Language: English. Published: November 16, 2012 by Crossroad Press. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
Meeting the Black is a powerful and emotional piece written by Tom Piccirilli describing what he was going through, both mentally and physically, before and after his recent operation. 100% of the sales amounts of this and his other Crossroad Press titles, both eBook and audiobook, will continue to go to Tom to assist with his medical bills associated with his cancer treatment.
Gilding the Coucal
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 61,460. Language: English. Published: November 20, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » History » Military
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From his parents loving arms to command of a US Navy submarine rescue ship, Lt. Commander James W. Gibson takes readers on an E-ticket ride to distant ports while rescuing hapless boaters at peril in the open ocean and eradicating starfish destroying fragile coral reefs. In Gilding the Coucal, he describes training as a US Navy Deep Diver, an Engineman, Fireman and in all stations of command.
Si nada cambia
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 184,410. Language: Spanish. Published: August 3, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Christianity / Seventh-Day Adventist, Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Una historia de perseverancia, cambios y lealtad a Dios de una esposa y madre acosada, afligida, maltratada, abandonada y perseguida por el esposo y por las autoridades de su pueblo; traicionada por su madre y por su hijo mayor por leer y aceptar las enseñanzas de la Biblia en una época cuando era prohibida su lectura por la misma iglesia a la cual pertenecía. Cómo, finalmente, el hijo, el esposo.
The Horseman
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 28,580. Language: English. Published: February 17, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Adventurers & explorers
Ray Taylor was a truck driver for 20 years before taking up racehorse training. He went on to become one of the most respected and successful trainers in South Australia, training hundreds of winners who did most of their training along the beach.
Transition: A Journey in Laos
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 39,870. Language: Commonwealth English. Published: June 11, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
The year was 1994. Somewhere in Bokeo, a tiny province in Laos, a seven-year old Sanva and his family were about to start building their new lives after being stateless for years. When the opportunity came for Sanva to continue his education in Vientiane, the capital of Laos, he found himself faced with one of his most difficult decisions yet: to obey his father and stay on in Bokeo or defy him.
U.S. Congressman Cornelius F. Gallagher and Mafioso "Bayonne Joe" Zicarelli
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.
Two Lovers
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 67,580. Language: English. Published: December 4, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Celebrity biography, Nonfiction » Entertainment » Celebrity culture
The true love story between legendary Hollywood actress Carole Lombard and the singer Russ Columbo. Recently divorced from her first husband, William Powell (The Thin Man), Carole attends a performance to hear popular radio star, Russ Columbo, sing at The Cocoanut Grove, beginning an unforgettable romance. "A must read": Russ Columbo Society.
Anthony "Fat Tony" Salerno Genovese Family Mobster, Boxing Financier
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 2,500. Language: English. Published: November 21, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Criminals & outlaws, Nonfiction » True Crime » Organized crime
The first title bout between challenger Swede Ingemar Johansson and heavyweight champion Floyd Patterson was fought at Yankee Stadium on June 26, 1959. Patterson lost the fight on a third round knockout. Investigators scrutinized the promotion business owned partly by promoter Bill Rosensohn. The company was actually run by a triumvirate. Mafioso Anthony Salerno financed this bout with mob money.