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Teacher Misery: Helicopter Parents, Special Snowflakes and Other Bullshit
Price: $8.99 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.
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.
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.
Secret Life of a Spook
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 85,540. Language: English. Published: November 22, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Peter Paget grew up in the West Country in post-war Britain. Aged just 17, he invented an oil-spill defence system, which is still used today. Shortly afterwards, this connection led to him being co-opted into the British Intelligence services, for whom he has carried out undercover missions ever since. A US security service also
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.
Blip on the Radar
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 78,340. Language: British English. Published: November 29, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Ocean life, Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
(5.00 from 1 review)
Mix one dreamy Irish helicopter pilot with a crew of Taiwanese, Chinese, Philippinos and Indonesians, and you get everything – from confusion, to fireworks, to hilarity. Flying in those remote Pacific areas, thousands of miles from Search and Rescue capability, ‘Moggy’ Meyrick was touched by our common humanity, and awed by Nature. This book is written for everybody, not just helicopter pilots.
Screaming in Silence
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 51,190. Language: English. Published: November 30, 2016 by MoshPit Publishing. Categories: Nonfiction » Relationships and Family » Abuse / domestic partner abuse, Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Screaming In Silence is the true story of domestic violence and child abuse from the inside. It is a story of fear and loss, but also of resilience and empowerment, of reaching post traumatic growth and turning circumstances around in order to help others. An important read for anyone who has experienced violence and abuse, whether personally or through a friend or family member.
In Your Wildest ...
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 56,160. Language: English. Published: September 2, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Christian Ministry / Missions
(4.00 from 1 review)
In Your Wildest ... is a chronicle of ten crazy years in the life of the author: the dramatic transition from rock 'n roll musician to missionary/pastor and his adventures on the road as a Christian gypsy during most of that time. From rock festivals to Russian battleships to Turkish jail cells and shark-infested waters, you're going to enjoy this ride!
MONKEYS IN THE GARDEN Irven DeVore and the Revolution in the Science of Social Behavior
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 14,310. Language: English. Published: June 29, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Social scientists & psychologists
Irven DeVore and the Revolution in the Science of Social Behavior
Seven Trains to World War II
Price: $1.00 USD. Words: 26,000. Language: American English. Published: July 29, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
A personal memoir of Louis B. Martin's time in the US Army during World War II.
The Secrets of Filming Swallows & Amazons (1974)
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 73,540. Language: English. Published: November 13, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Entertainment » Celebrity culture
The true-life filmography of a family classic. In 1973, Sophie Neville was cast as Titty alongside Suzanna Hamilton and Virginia McKenna in the EMI/Theatre Projects movie of 'Swallows & Amazons' (1974). Made before the advent of CGI or digital technology, the young actors lived out Arthur Ransome's epic adventure, with all of its camaraderie and thrills, on location in the British Lake District.
Skase, Spain & Me
Price: $7.50 USD. Words: 136,090. Language: English. Published: September 29, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Australian entrepreneur Christopher Skase created a global resort and media empire with glamorous wife Pixie by his side. Then it crashed and they headed for the Spanish island of Mallorca, the marauding media at their gate. Was he really sick? Where did all the money go? Now, the truth, from Tony Larkins who worked side by side with Skase during his decade-long, doomed attempt to regain his life.
A Life Less Lost
Price: $2.00 USD. Words: 78,260. Language: English. Published: July 21, 2010. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
When a mother faces the ultimate threat, the suffering and potential loss of her child, every human resource kicks in, including faith. A Life Less Lost charts the author’s journey through white coats, misdiagnoses, endless appointments & more. KB Walker connects stories from her American childhood to the traumas that face her English family to explain the hope that helps hold her life together.
Extraordinary Women of the Rocky Mountain West
Series: Regional History Series. Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 100,520. Language: English. Published: November 13, 2013 by Pikes Peak Library District. Categories: Nonfiction » History » North America, Nonfiction » Biography » Woman biographies
Extraordinary Women of the Rocky Mountain West brings us the real women who homesteaded, worked the ranches, built the cities, ran the businesses, brought art to the frontier, founded the institutions, preserved human history and natural wonders, fought against racial and gender discrimination, and advanced the cause of equality for women.
奔騰的駿馬: 徐悲鴻和他的家人在毛澤東的中國
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 14,350. Language: Chinese (traditional). Published: October 24, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Artists, architects, & photographers, Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Artists
以水墨奔馬著稱的中國畫家徐悲鴻 (一八九五-一九五三年) 開創了中西結合的繪畫, 培養了幾代中國美術家。《奔騰的駿馬》描述了他的家人和他的藝術事業如何經受了毛澤東變化莫測的政治風暴而倖存, 毛澤東不斷變化的政策決定了從一九四九年開始, 包括在毀滅性的十年文化大革命之中美術和音樂的發展方向。
Barbara Newhall Follett: A Life in Letters
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 267,360. Language: English. Published: August 14, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Literary biography
By the age of 14, Barbara Newhall Follett had published two books with Alfred A. Knopf — 1927's enchanting "The House Without Windows" and 1928's "The Voyage of the Norman D." Both books received rave reviews. This lengthy book, lovingly compiled and edited by her half-nephew, tells Barbara's extraordinary story through her letters and those of her correspondents.
Falling in Love with a Buddha
Price: $13.95 USD. Words: 63,820. Language: English. Published: March 28, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Buddhism, Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
Frank Berliner met the authentic spiritual master Chogyam Trungpa Rinpoche just as the Western cultural door opened to receive the ancient wisdom of Tibetan Buddhism. In Falling in Love with a Buddha, Frank recalls the world of Rinpoche’s life and teachings. In vivid and often humorous first-person accounts of the founding and evolution of Shambhala, he evokes the presence of this unique teacher.
Pieces of the Plains: Memories and Predictions from the Heart of America
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 66,270. Language: English. Published: March 6, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Environmentalists & naturalists
PIECES is a memoir based on a successful biological scientists life of teaching, research, and writing, but throughout his book the author steps back from personal history in order to place his experiences into a global context, eventually addressing the question: What will human life be like in two thousand years? Original drawings accompany each chapter.
On My Watch ~ Behind the News Book I
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 96,510. Language: English. Published: November 10, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Editors, journalists, & publishers, Nonfiction » History » Africa
ON MY WATCH is a first-person, “eye-witness” account of life in the years between the Great Depression of the 1920s and the Great Recession of the 2000s. A fully illustrated 400-page soft-cover memoir reflecting on South Africa and its wavering democracy.
The Sudden Death Of Michael Jackson: The Coroner's Report and Other Medical Facts About The Causes Of
Price: $30.00 USD. Words: 23,600. Language: English. Published: March 10, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » People of color, Nonfiction » Biography » Celebrity biography
Michael Jackson had six different drugs in his body, but he need not have died: a common nontoxic neurohormone could have treated the chronic insomnia that led to his drug abuse and ultimate death.