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Brancato “Mafia Street Boss”
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 110,850. Language: American English. Published: July 31, 2013 by Brighton Publishing LLC. Categories: Nonfiction » History » American, Nonfiction » Biography » Criminals & outlaws
The story of Frank Brancato. For the better part of half a century, Frank Brancato was one of the most feared men in Ohio. The Sicilian immigrant claimed to be a humble tire salesman, but in reality he was the right-hand man of Cleveland Mafia Boss John Scalish. Brancato—Mafia Street Boss gives an insider look at the rise of the Sicilian Mafia in Ohio in its heyday, from the 1920s to the 1970s.
Jealous Justice
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 101,280. Language: English. Published: November 7, 2017 by Mereo Books. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
Alan Thorne, rose through the ranks of his local police force to become a chief superintendent in his early forties.This is the story of how a decent `top copper' found himself framed by jealous colleagues and had no choice but to resign from the force and rebuild his life - and how he then found himself facing a terrible personal tragedy.
The Enterprise “Testimony”
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 68,860. Language: English. Published: March 12, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Criminals & outlaws
Read Part-2 of Coast Playa’s and a true continuation of the story that led to Antonio “Tony” Berry’s demise. After the building of one of the largest drug “Enterprises” to ever originate in the Southern District of Mississippi between the mid 80’s and early 90’s as detailed in the book “It Is What it Is” by Gerald H. Duffy, Tony is confronted with a soul-searching decision that has him in turmoil
Commodore's Messenger: A Child Adrift in the Scientology Sea Organization
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 136,760. Language: English. Published: August 22, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
At age 11, Janis, along with her brother Peter Jr. and her sister Terri, traveled to the Mediterranean to join Scientology’s inner core, the Sea Organization. Aboard the Scientology ship Apollo, she worked for eight years as one of the personal messengers of Scientology’s controversial founder, L. Ron Hubbard. She had a front-row seat as Hubbard expanded his new religion into a worldwide empire.
Turn Left at the Devil Tree
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 60,110. Language: Australian English. Published: December 1, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Biography » Teachers & educators
In the remote Top End outstations of Arnhem Land, Derek Pugh, teacher, naturalist and bushman, founded several schools and joined a lifestyle as old as time.
Entering the Race to the Moon - Autobiography of an Apollo Rocket Scientist
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 84,830. Language: English. Published: July 3, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Aeronautics & Astronautics, Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography
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This is the autobiography of a rocket scientist during the early years of NASA’s Apollo Mission to the moon. This writing describes four chapters of his life. Three were significant in U.S. history; early school integration in the deep south, a period of brutality in the Marine Corps, and the race to land a man on the moon. A fourth chapter includes short stories of his Sea Scout adventures.
Odyssey Uncharted – a World War II Childhood Adventure and Education Wrapped in mid-20th Century History
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 107,820. Language: English. Published: June 16, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography
Japanese invasion forces Flemming's evacuation from Malaya to Australia and eventually a perilous voyage home to Denmark. At school in England he leads a mutiny. Vacations surviving terrorist attacks in Malaya, meeting King Sobhuza of Swaziland, confronting apartheid. Cambridge years trigger rejection of religion, popular preconceptions and dogma before tackling the world of reality and risk.
Elvis, Sherlock & Me
Price: $9.95 USD. Words: 134,920. Language: English. Published: August 4, 2016 by BearManor Media. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
A combination memoir and history of the film business covering the decades from the 40's through the present. Here is an examination of classic Hollywood and such iconic studio bosses as Jack L. Warner, Darryl Zanuck and Walt Disney.
Once Upon a Record: A Very Musical Autobiography
Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 94,430. Language: English. Published: July 16, 2017 by MoshPit Publishing. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Celebrity biography, Nonfiction » Music » Biography
Once Upon a Record takes the reader behind the usually sacrosanct doors of the music industry. Geoffrey Weule has worked with some of the greatest names in music and entertainment. His career, spanning more than half a century, covered record retail, record companies, artist management, music, video publishing and, live shows. From Michael Jackson to Dame Joan Sutherland, it's all here!
Tally Ho, Eagles... Book Two
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 84,610. Language: English. Published: July 11, 2017 by CUSTOM BOOK PUBLICATIONS. Categories: Nonfiction » History » War, Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography
TALLY HO, EAGLES In the Fall of 1942, the three RAF Eagle Squadrons became the 4th Fighter Group, US 8th Air Force. They had started out flying Spitfires, and eating British food … then they had to change to the big P‑47, and Spam! This is the story of that change …how they adapted to the American forces; their women, and their losses.
Connections: A Lifetime Journey Through the World of Celebrity
Price: $9.95 USD. Words: 66,800. Language: English. Published: September 1, 2017 by BearManor Media. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Celebrity biography
For fifty years, Lore associated with an eclectic mix of fascinating people you would nowadays expect to find in a time capsule, such as President Harry S. Truman, James Cagney, Robert Mitchum, Rita Hayworth, Claire Bloom, John F. and Robert F. Kennedy and more.
A Murder of Crows Salvation
Series: A Murder of Crows, First Book. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 60,650. Language: English. Published: August 9, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Religious biography
The first book of three telling the true story of Tony Crowe. His roller-coaster life ends with a bump when he go's on the run from the law to the small island of Malta, he works as a scuba diving instructor for a year before Interpol catch up with him. Kidnapping him using tricks, underhanded tactics, and a web of lies. His reputation as a gangster earns Tony 12 years in prison. Review it for me
Notorious Outlaws of the Old West
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 91,630. Language: English. Published: December 20, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » American, Nonfiction » Biography » Criminals & outlaws
The names Billy the Kid, Frank and Jesse James, Wild Bill Hickok, and Pat Garrett paint a picture of a romanticized version of the old West to most people. However, the truth is that this was a very brutal and bloody time in history that saw countless victims brutalized, robbed, or killed. Life was cheap and death could be found in saloons, cat houses, and numerous other locations.
Encounters with an Inexplicable Man: Stories of Osho as Told by his People
Price: $14.90 USD. Words: 111,920. Language: English. Published: March 23, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Religious biography, Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Meditations
Osho, then known as Bhagwan Shree Rajneesh, drew world attention by driving Rolls Royces, dressing in otherworldly robes and attracting vast numbers of red-clothed followers. Savita Brandt brings together stories of those who lived through extraordinary times close to this man whose views so challenged Indian and Western society and whose hundreds of books continue to sell in scores of languages.
Minneapolis Reign (A Guide To Prince’s Hometown)
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 71,030. Language: English. Published: November 10, 2017 by Sixth Element Publishing. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Celebrity biography, Nonfiction » Music » Pop Vocal
Part travel guide and part biography, this is one Prince fan’s emotional account of an incredible journey he felt compelled to make in honour of his musical hero.
Bolívar 1783-1830
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 197,800. Language: Spanish. Published: October 26, 2017 by Luis Alberto Villamarin Pulido. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Presidents & heads of state, Nonfiction » History » Biography
Una de las mejores biografías que se han escrito acerca de la vida y la obra del general Simón Bolívar, Libertador de seis repúblicas y considerado el ser humano más grande que haya nacido en el continente americano.
Running Water : A thirst quenching 2,960 mile solo run across America
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 57,120. Language: English. Published: November 18, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Adventurers & explorers, Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
A young man sets out on a 2,960 miles across america with nothing but a baby jogger full of gear and the open road ahead. Running Water is an inspiring read for runners and non runners alike. Full of humor and wild adventure you will likely not put this book down until he reaches the Atlantic!
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.