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Teacher Misery: Helicopter Parents, Special Snowflakes and Other Bullshit
Price: $6.99 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.
Gilding the Coucal
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 61,460. Language: English. Published: November 20, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » History » Military
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.
Old McLarsen Had Some Farms - a memoir
Price: $2.99 $0.99 USD. (67% off!) Words: 56,790. Language: Australian English. Published: December 14, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir, Nonfiction » Biography » Biographical anthologies
A memoir with a difference, the first book in the 'Old McLarsen Had Some Farms' series tells the tales of a 'tree change' made last century before that expression was even a glimmer in its creator's eye. 40+ years later, Old McLarsen and his Missus still farm - on a small retirement property in South Australia, still laughing and crying, and remembering all the survival skills they have learned.
The Richest Girl in England
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 82,840. Language: English. Published: October 16, 2017 by Bev Editions. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography, Nonfiction » Biography » Woman biographies
Katherine Manners was the richest girl in England, a Catholic, and wife to the notorious George Villiers, the Duke of Buckingham. George's reputation spiralled until his bloody assassination. Kate's second marriage to Randal, Earl of Antrim, lead to her participation in the 1638 rebellions against the king. She was a woman behind great men, and this is her definitive biography.
Over Oceans: A Memoir
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 110,460. Language: English. Published: November 14, 2017 by Blue Iris Books. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues
Part international travelogue, part confession, Over Oceans is a beautifully written, deeply moving memoir of redemption and belief, and a love that could not be stopped.
Buckingham's Man: Balthazar Gerbier
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 101,470. Language: English. Published: August 27, 2010 by Bev Editions. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography
Balthazar Gerbier, an artist and architect, connoisseur and curator, secret agent and diplomat, a friend of Rubens and counsellor to kings, his life offers a window into dazzling 17th century England and Europe. Gerbier assembled the famous art collection for the Duke of Buckingham at London's York House. Lita-Rose Betcherman has written the definitive and long-awaited biography of Gerbier.
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.
Dark Ops: An Anonymous Story
Price: $2.00 USD. Words: 65,710. Language: English. Published: July 3, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Computers and Internet » History, Nonfiction » Biography » Adventurers & explorers
Over a decade after Anonymous first appeared, it has grown from a small band of hacktivists to a Global Collective with organized National Cells in half the countries on Earth & 2.5 million dedicated participants worldwide. Dark Ops explores four years in the history of the global and viral meme of revolution called Anonymous, as it continues to battle the forces of evil bent on world domination.
Kittyhawk Pilot
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 96,490. Language: English. Published: February 25, 2011 and represented by john_low@shaw.ca. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Military biography, Nonfiction » Biography » Celebrity biography
This is the true story of “Stocky” Edwards, Canada’s top living fighter pilot. The story begins in Battleford, Saskatchewan where Stocky grew up. During his childhood, shooting partridge, and working hard, Stocky learned the lessons that would serve him well during the Desert War. This is the incredible story of a young Canadian who goes to war and becomes a superior pilot and leader of men.
Le Vent d'Avezan
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 65,110. Language: French. Published: December 18, 2010. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Literary biography, Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Ebook de 210p en francais. Premier amour impossible. Marine, jeune fille des 60' partagée entre deux frères, fascinée par l'aîné, aimée du benjamin. Echec à l'examen de la Fac de Droit Assas Paris. Vacances en Gers. Rentrée difficile. Travail d'institutrice à St-Leu. Dépression. Essais vains de littérature. Sortie du film de Godard Pierrot le fou. Articles de Michel Cournot. Libération
Au Loin un Phare
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 77,550. Language: French. Published: December 5, 2010. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Sociology, Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Ebook de 215p en francais. Début de 50 ans d'écriture en cahiers, du pensionnat à l'ermitage itinéraire d'une femme libre, entre XXe et XXIe siècle. Arrivée à Paris d'une jeune bretonne, Marine au lycée Hélène Boucher, découvre à 14 ans la vie en communauté dans un pensionnat de jeunes fille. Amitiés amoureuses. Les garçons au cours de théâtre de Saint-Leu. Années lycée et fac.
Song of Fire
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 53,610. Language: English. Published: June 12, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
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Music infuses everything around us. Could music be the essence of the universe itself? The narrator is on a journey to discover this fundamental truth. The interconnected, real-life stories (with links to original songs) are a rhapsody on the elements that constitute how we experience the world: the moments of humor, sorrow, passion and revelation that give significance to our origins and endings.
My Life with Jacqueline Kennedy
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 128,380. Language: English. Published: March 31, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography
This book reveals Jacqueline Kennedy as a real person, as a wife, as a mother, as a seeker of perfection in art and life. It reveals in depth information only known by the person with the closest relationship to her, as we worked together on a daily basis. It was published in the United States of America and six additional foreign countries in 1969 and rated #1 on TIME Magazine's Best Seller list.
Apple Pie Beds and Eggy Bread
Price: $2.85 USD. Words: 64,380. Language: English. Published: February 1, 2016 by Mereo Books. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
Many of us look back on our schooldays with loathing, but not Diane Langdon. Her years at Fyfield County Boarding School in Essex were among the happiest of her life. From the pranks and the punishments to the various subjects and the teachers who taught them, the formidable Matron and the fun and comradeship of school life.
The Lions Roar and Other Stories
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 64,220. Language: English. Published: May 20, 2013 by Rose Slater. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
a story of lions and their escapades in a game park outside nairobi, kenya
WESTERNS: A Guide to the Best (and Worst) Western Movies on DVD
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.
From Faith to Freedom: A Gay Man’s Escape from Christian Fundamentalism
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 66,870. Language: English. Published: November 27, 2017 by John R. Mabry. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Gay and lesbian, Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
This is the story of one man who survived the Bible Belt and came to terms with his homosexuality via a zig-zagging journey of sexual and spiritual exploration.No matter your orientation, the ups and downs within these pages are sure to offer insight into the joys and struggles of one queer journey through fundamentalism into freedom.
Horncastle's Suitcase
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 106,510. Language: English. Published: April 24, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Other biographies, Nonfiction » Self-improvement » Addiction and recovery
My life growing up on the West Coast NZ in a poor farming family of 12. A quick paced read that takes you into my personal life- my alcoholic father, making do out of nothing, finding wealth in business, losing a daughter to cancer, attempted suicide, depression, alcoholism, and coming back out the other side to an amazing family and supportive friends. Still here and I want to make a difference.
Pure Ambition
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 79,320. Language: English. Published: February 18, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir, Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Faith
The struggle of a poor migrant boy, determined to become wealthy. Also to overcome the brainwashing of being born and raised by deeply religious parents into a Protestant cult which greatly clashed with his ability to communicate with the spirit world almost from birth. He also tells many details of his secret life as an undercover agent for over 30 years, under various guises.
Ponies & Rainbows: The Life of James Kirkwood
Price: $9.95 USD. Words: 224,450. Language: English. Published: July 28, 2015 by BearManor Media. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Gay and lesbian
James Kirkwood is the forgotten man of American letters In 1975, he had two shows playing on Broadway, while his latest novel Some Kind of Hero saw reviewers comparing him to Saul Bellow and Joseph Heller. Ponies & Rainbows both details a remarkable life and seeks to re-establish an even more remarkable talent.