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We Stopped Forgetting: Stories from Sami Americans
By Ellen Marie Jensen
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 42,860. Language: English. Published: December 5, 2013 by ČálliidLágádus/Authors’ Publisher. Category: Nonfiction » Social Science » Immigration and Emigration
During the immigration period of 1880-1940 an unknown number of Sámi people (the indigenous people of Northern Norway, Sweden, Finland, and the Kola Peninsula of Russia) left Sápmi (Samiland; “Lapland”) for North America alongside Nordic peoples. The storytellers in this book give moving accounts of the history of their ancestors and tell their own stories of cultural revitalization.
Hip Hop
By Steven Hager
Series: History of Hip Hop, Book 6 · Adventures in Journalism, Book 8. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 27,030. Language: English. Published: January 25, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Music » Rap and hip hop
(5.00 from 1 review)
In the early 1980s, I became the first reporter to travel to the South Bronx to document the origins of hip hop and this book remains the most authentic portrait of the first generation. It was recently updated with never-before-seen photos and illustrations.
Encounters with an Inexplicable Man: Stories of Osho as Told by his People
By Savita Brandt
Price: $14.90 USD. Words: 111,420. Language: English. Published: March 23, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Religious biography
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.
A Boy From Down East
By Larry B. Gray
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 44,170. Language: English. Published: February 18, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
Growing up in eastern North Carolina in a small rural community during the 1950’s and 1960’s was the best possible childhood you could wish for. Family, church, friends, school, and working on the farm was the center of my world. This is a collection of stories of my childhood. I hope you enjoy reading them as much as I have enjoyed remembering them.
Tháng Ba Gãy Súng
By Cao Xuân Huy
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 44,630. Language: Vietnamese. Published: June 2, 2011 by Kệ Sách eBook. Category: Nonfiction » History » War
Tháng Ba Gãy Súng Hồi ký chiến tranh Cao Xuân Huy ebook edition Kệ Sách xuất bản - 2011 Smashwords phát hành ISBN 978-1-4524-2439-2
The Opa Legacy
By Janie Van Komen
Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 78,340. Language: English. Published: December 17, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography
1880's Willem Albert van Komen survives the Typhoid and Yellow Fever plagues in the West Indies plus the unexplained death of a friend. Upon his return to the Netherlands he finds a wife, a faith, and a family, leaving them a simple but profound legacy. This fictionalized history reveals the greatness of an understated life.
Kill Daddy
By Gerald Freeman
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 72,820. Language: English. Published: January 18, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
Trauma from the past becomes a part of who you are. It weighs down on the present, suffocating life and preventing you from healing and moving on. If you continue to carry this baggage around long enough, you will eventually become who you are not. Believe in the essential goodness of your true self, however, and you'll accept the past, but let go of the burden, and finally become the real you.
At a Stroke A new direction: new horizons
By Gary George
Price: $9.58 USD. Words: 62,360. Language: English. Published: November 25, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
An inspirational personal account of a 35yr old man's rehabilitative journey following Stroke
Death Valley Madam
By R. B. Griffith
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 89,680. Language: English. Published: January 18, 2012 by Arrowhead Classics Publishing Co.. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Woman biographies
The story of a woman during the Great Depression who left her family farm in Missouri, at the age of 16 to make her way in life in San Francisco. Instead of finding legitimate work, however, she worked as a prostitute and then a madam -- for the next 60 plus years.
Up out of Egypt
By Helen Marsh
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 65,660. Language: English. Published: March 7, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
This story tells of a rebellious teenage girl and the consequences of that rebellion which leads to pregnancy at the age of 14. You will read of the pain of having to give her baby up for adoption and later a troubled teenage marriage. It is also tells of the journey of new found faith, the reunion of her first born and the difference God made in Helen's life. It is a story of hope and forgiveness
In Your Wildest ...
By Joe Grier
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 56,160. Language: English. Published: September 2, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
(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!
Two Old Fools on a Camel ~ From Spain to Bahrain and back again
By Victoria Twead
Series: Old Fools, Book 3. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 73,100. Language: English. Published: December 9, 2012 by Ant Press. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
*New York Times Bestseller* Vicky and Joe leave their Spanish mountain village to work for a year in Bahrain. How could they know that the Arab Spring was poised to erupt, throwing them into violent events? Teaching Arab kids, working with crazy teachers, forming life-long friendships and being placed under house arrest, Vicky and Joe laugh and lurch through their year in Bahrain.
Spirit of the Stones: A Retrieval of Earth Wisdom
By Amalia Camateros
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 120,040. Language: English. Published: March 8, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Spiritual awakening
Earth shares the spirit of its wisdom with us at all times. All we have to do is stop, be still and listen to the silent voice of the EarthSpeak! In this true story, the author completes an ancient Earth assignment as a “secretary to the stones” to tap into the vital storehouse of wisdom to access the wealth of knowledge crucial to living in resonance with ourselves, our planet and beyond.
Dungeons & Dreamers: A Story of how Computer Games Created a Global Community
By Brad King & John Borland
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 86,100. Language: English. Published: February 27, 2014 by ETC Press. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Other biographies
Dungeons & Dreamers: A story of how computer games created a global community follows the designers, developers, and players who built the virtual games and communities that define today's digital entertainment landscape and explores the nature of what it means to live and thrive in virtual communities.
If You're a Princess, Where's Your Crown?
By Sarah Ward
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 29,640. Language: English. Published: February 21, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Royalty biography
If You're a Princess is an introductory guide to royalty. With quick looks at the Kings and Queens of Europe, Africa, and Asia, the book will show you more than just the British royals. If You're a Princess also explains what titles and orders are and just what the difference between a Prince and a Crown Prince is.
Earthbound Misfit
By Jerry Foster
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 199,520. Language: American English. Published: March 30, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Earthbound Misfit is the compelling story of a pioneer of TV news aviation. A story that details his rise to fame, his fall from grace, and his redemption through the outreach of his many fans, and friends.
Eightysixed: Life Lessons Learned
By Emily Belden
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 84,800. Language: English. Published: February 24, 2014 by Pandamoon Publishing. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Chicagoan Emily Belden has no idea what to do with her twenty-something life — particularly as it pertains to love — which is a tough problem for a hopelessly romantic half-Jew who's fresh out of a failed relationship. But if “figuring it all out” and “wanting it all” were Olympic sports, Emily would have been a gold medalist in both categories.
The Shell of a Person
By Lance Pototschnik
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 50,640. Language: English. Published: April 3, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Hell hath baby sea turtles, as Lance Pototschnik will soon find out.
What's Wrong With You! (What You, Your Children, and Our Students Need To Know About My 15 Year Imprisonment From Age 20 to 35)
By Omar Yamini
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 53,170. Language: English. Published: January 20, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Literary biography
“….prison is not the trembling, “What’s that noise; somebody’s going to hurt me” fear. It’s the fear of being kept, treated, and controlled like an animal. It’s the fear of losing your human dignity.” It is a must that young people understand this. It must register in their minds that in prison are men in their 50's still serving time for something stupid that they were convicted of as teens.
Flossie Garrett
By Magnolia Belle
Price: $49.99 USD. Words: 26,130. Language: English. Published: April 13, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
Personal memoirs of Flossie Garrett (1906-1989)