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Spread Spectrum: Hedy Lamarr and the mobile phone
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 93,190. Language: English. Published: July 21, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Telecommunications, Nonfiction » Biography » Woman biographies
Welcome to a world of secret communication, arms trading, mobile phones, film stars, piano players, nudity in the woods and one of the most unusual sources of revolutionary new technologies ever. This is the story of the birth of a new communication technique called spread spectrum together with the story of a forgotten patent and its two unlikely inventors.
A Life Less Lost
Price: $2.00 USD. Words: 78,260. Language: English. Published: July 21, 2010. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
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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.
Bigfoot Observer's Field Manual
Price: $12.80 USD. Words: 24,410. Language: English. Published: August 22, 2010 by Pine Winds Press. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Mythology, folklore and legend, Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Yah-ta-hey. Welcome! May I assume that you are interested in Forest Giants and wish to arrange your very own peaceful encounter? I won’t tell you that it is easy. Nevertheless, it is possible and even probable — but only if you follow to the letter the systematic sugges tions contained within this manual. Take care, my friend.
Queens Of Comedy
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 68,220. Language: English. Published: August 24, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Celebrity culture, Nonfiction » Biography » Celebrity biography
They are comedy legends: Lucille Ball, Phyllis Diller, Carol Burnett, and Joan Rivers! Cinderella had a glass slipper, but comics have clown shoes that leave footprints on our fannies and handprints on our hearts. Queens of Comedy includes Dr. Sue’s personal interviews with great stars, show business advice, comedy secrets, and insights into humor and gender.
From P.O.W. to C.E.O.
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 62,840. Language: English. Published: November 24, 2015 by van Horton Books. Categories: Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Public relations, Nonfiction » Biography » Business biography
As a newly liberated POW of the Japanese, Loet Velmans returned from the Far East to Europe, and shortly thereafter set out for the U.S., where he was hired by John Hill, the founder of Hill & Knowlton, America’s largest PR firm. In telling the story of his rise to the position of Chairman and CEO of Hill & Knowlton, Velmans shares his unique perspective on the “culture gap” between nations.
The Stars Beneath My Feet - My spiritual journey after my soulmate’s suicide
Price: $4.75 USD. Words: 36,250. Language: English. Published: August 5, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Inspiration » Spiritual inspiration, Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
The Stars Beneath My Feet is a diary Gunda Hardegen-Brunner wrote for herself and to her husband Michael to share with him what happened to her after he had committed suicide. It’s the story of an inspiring, very personal spiritual journey that touches on the universal questions – what are life and death all about?
Born Dead on a Winter's Night
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 35,610. Language: English. Published: November 12, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Teachers & educators
Love’s Memoir takes us back to a time when growing up meant living off the land. Out of necessity, folks pulled together to make a life in the beautiful, and at times forbidding, Ozark mountains. It’s a tale of joy, learning and loss in the style of Mark Twain’s timeless adventures of Tom Sawyer. It’s a story of one boy’s coming of age in a land of rushing streams, haunted caves and deep woods.
The Sable Provenance
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 103,760. Language: English. Published: January 25, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Australia & New Zealand, Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography
This 200-year saga (1790 – 1990) is a close-to-true novel that began with a criminal family in England, another in Scotland, and a family of nobles in Ireland. It is the story of how they came to be in Australia and how the progress of convicts and aristocrats resulted in the SABLE siblings of Western Australia.
Lou's on First
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 99,480. Language: English. Published: May 16, 2016 by Crossroad Press. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Celebrity biography
This intimate portrait of Lou Costello (1906-1959) offers a rare look at one of the most talented comedians of all time. Starting in the 1930s, Costello attained enormous fame touring the burlesque circuits with straight man Bud Abbott (1895-1974). Their live skits (including "Who's on First?"), radio programs, and films such as One Night in the Tropics and Abbott and Costello Meet Frankenstein.
Coming Together
Price: $15.99 USD. Words: 132,410. Language: English. Published: December 12, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Coming together is a memoire of my healing journey, filled with my stories and life lessons. Join me as I lead you through my personal spiritual journey to an honest healing of my heart; through my decent into abandonment, abuse, death, drugs and deep sadness, followed by my ascension into healing. I grow with the evolution of my true story, and as it comes together, we come together.
A Little School On A Farm In Africa
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 37,340. Language: English. Published: October 22, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
A Little School on a Farm in Africa This book describes four idyllic years spent running a little farm school in Africa. You will get to know the children, the farming community and the hilarious goings on that helped to make my time there so memorable.
Chappie World War II Diary of a Combat Chaplain
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 85,680. Language: English. Published: November 23, 2010. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Reality combat! This first-hand account of a WWII combat chaplain who served on the front-lines across North Africa and Europe with the 20th Combat Engineers is a unique journal containing information and observations not found in other books. Chappie recorded events as they occurred, transporting the reader to the battlefields of WWII in a way that puts a human face on the tragedy of war.
Love Unbroken: From Addiction to Redemption
Price: $9.95 USD. Words: 78,930. Language: English. Published: December 31, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir, Nonfiction » Relationships and Family » Family relationships
Love Unbroken is the true story of Pamela, who spends ten years in hell struggling with drug addiction. As told by Pam and her mother Susan, the story reveals a shared path to recovery that is highly unusual, going far beyond conventional treatments for addiction. This is a book of hard-won inspiration and wisdom that reveals a truth deeper than all traumas of the human heart -- love unbroken.
Walking to Japan: A Memoir
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 104,830. Language: English. Published: November 2, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir, Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Holism
Born in an air raid, Derek Youngs was thrown into the harsh reality of humanity's dark side with his first breaths. No wonder he became a peace pilgrim. His dream to walk to Japan took him throughout the world, trekking over 25,000 kilometres, facing danger, not knowing where he would sleep or find his next meal. He became known as the Peacewalker, gaining international attention.
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.
Room for Two: A Memoir
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 84,060. Language: English. Published: December 31, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir, Nonfiction » Relationships and Family » Marriage
At some point, each of us face devastating afflictions and must eventually cope with loss. Regardless of how it happens, the outcome is still the same - we are left isolated, alone, wondering what we could have done differently, and where we can turn for peace. Abel's search for peace and the miracle that follows is proof that love and hope can endure, despite the struggles that shape our lives.
Me: A Rewrite
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 81,000. Language: English. Published: August 1, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
A comedic snippet of Anna’s alias life as she comes face-to-lasered-face with her aging face, furrowing brow, sagging butt and lack of “the one." Searching for authenticity, she considers Botox®, tests male-female friendships and tries to rev up to switch from Gucci to Goodwill in pursuit of creativity and… well, anything else! Warning: Swears, sarcasm, politically incorrect ramblings and TMI.
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.
Australian Son: the story of Ned Kelly
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 114,980. Language: Australian English. Published: March 30, 2013 by Network Creative Services. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Criminals & outlaws, Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography
A century and one-third after his death, Ned Kelly’s not forgotten, and it’s hard to believe that Australians will ever forget him. In his own lifetime he passed into folklore, as Max Brown makes clear, so where is he now? This is not an easy question, but wherever he is, Max Brown’s book is part of the answer.