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History's Greatest Deceptions and Confidence Scams
Price: $4.99 $2.99 USD. (40% off until June 12!) Words: 63,480. Language: British English. Published: April 3, 2018 by Rodger & Laz Publishing S.E.N.C.. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Criminals & outlaws, Nonfiction » History » World
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Throughout history, there have always been fraudsters and tricksters ready and willing to part people and their money with smooth talking and tall tales, but the first formally recorded “confidence trick” was uniquely American in its origins and set the bar for both simplicity and sheer guts, both hallmarks of the most successful frauds ever perpetrated. This is a story of some of the greatest.
Arctic Sven — Finding Ki
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 70,570. Language: English. Published: April 26, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » Hikes & walks, Nonfiction » Biography » Physicians & medical professionals
The true story of a young EMT / school teacher who found inner harmony on the Appalachian Trail
Chemists Lead Such Interesting LIves
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 29,160. Language: English. Published: August 12, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
This book follows the growth of Massey University through the eyes of a chemist and his colleagues. This is not a stolid ponderous account but through anecdotes focusses on the humour in a chemist’s life. There were fires and floods, chemistry demonstrations that go astray, squabbles over grades, robberies, and challenges as the age of the computer begins and above all else there are the people
Gilding the Coucal
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 61,460. Language: English. Published: November 20, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » History » Military
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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.
Adventurers Against Their Will: Extraordinary World War II Stories of Survival, Escape, and Connection-Unlike Any Others
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 86,540. Language: English. Published: April 2, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Cultural heritage, Nonfiction » History » Holocaust
2013 Global Ebook Award Winner: Nonfiction Biography Sorting through her parents belongings after their deaths, Joanie Holzer Schirm discovered an extraordinary lost world. Hand-written on faded and brittle stationary, stamped by censors, were 400 letters from 78 correspondents-along with carbon copies of the letters her Czech father had sent to them during World War II. An unforgettable story!
A Luminous Future
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 111,640. Language: English. Published: May 25, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » History » European, Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
(5.00 from 20 reviews)
The Second World War is over but the lives of the inhabitants of Lupoaia (Valley of the Wolves), a little village in Transylvania, are thrown into turmoil with the imposition of drastic, senseless changes by a new regime, intent on creating a new man for a new society. The new totalitarian government threatens to eliminate the Flonta family by declaring Teodor's father an 'enemy of the people.'
We Stopped Forgetting: Stories from Sami Americans
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 42,860. Language: English. Published: December 5, 2013 by ČálliidLágádus/Authors’ Publisher. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Immigration and Emigration, Nonfiction » Biography » Cultural heritage
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.
The Courage to Rise Again: A Journey from Tears to Testimony
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 86,850. Language: English. Published: October 4, 2016 and represented by MMCC Forensic, LLC. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Artists, architects, & photographers, Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Artists
The Courage to Rise Again is a riveting account of the life of artist Bertha Harris. This masterfully written book unveils struggles, laughter, relationships, secrets, and triumphs. No matter what we face, God is able to bring us through it and give us victory, regardless of how hard the tests and challenges. Illustrated with numerous photos and paintings from key times in her life.
Burning at Both Ends
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 47,050. Language: English. Published: May 1, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Fiction » Literature » Literary
A collection of my short stories and the most popular of my blog posts, including My Tattoo, The Time I Knocked out Somebody's Teeth, and The Czech Girl Story.
Against the Odds: Surviving the World’s Worst Tsunami and Overcoming Trauma
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 66,810. Language: English. Published: May 9, 2018 by MoshPit Publishing. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » Specialties & interests, Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
Against the Odds is an amazing true account of survival in the face of the world's worst tsunami. Journalist John Maddocks survived being smashed by a 10-metre high wall of water as thousands around him died. Returning home, John faced an epic struggle to overcome severe trauma. This is his story of resilience and recovery.
The Prodigy - A Biography of William Sidis
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 93,510. Language: English. Published: October 10, 2011 by Crossroad Press. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Other biographies
William James Sidis (1898-1944) was born to a psychologist with some unorthodox ideas about child rearing, attended Harvard at an absurdly young age, only to fail to reach his potential. Wallace's book, the only biography of this most enigmatic of prodigies, gives us a balanced look at Sidis' up-bringing and a somewhat revisionist look at his later life.
The Power of Faith When Tragedy Strikes
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 100,370. Language: English. Published: October 9, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir, Nonfiction » Inspiration » Spiritual inspiration
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Told through alternating chapters, this inspiring father-son memoir recounts a young man’s seemingly insurmountable quest to regain movement in every part of his body, and a father’s struggle to be the rock his son and family lean on in the face of their worst nightmare. Chris Norton was given a 3 percent chance of ever moving anything below the neck...
Call Me Joe: The Secret World War II Diary of Nello Camilli
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 49,500. Language: American English. Published: August 1, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
Defying US military regulations, Nello Camilli kept a diary throughout almost three years overseas during World War II. There are accounts of the movements of the troops and battles being fought, but we also get a glimpse of a young man's fear, homesickness and humanity. This diary provides an opportunity to see the war through the eyes of a regular enlisted man in his early twenties.
Opus Ivan Stanislav
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 44,510. Language: Slovak. Published: October 28, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Celebrity biography
Každé veľké dielo si vyžiada život jedného človeka. V prípade Opusu ním bol Ivan Stanislav.
Not Another Danger Boy: The Prequel
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 61,930. Language: English. Published: April 28, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Adventurers & explorers, Nonfiction » Relationships and Family » Family activities
Book four in a series of autobiographical short stories based on life-changing events: working a movie shoot, being thrown out on the streets of New York, surviving numerous parties. You know; the dramatic stuff!
Hanging By Threads: Part Two
Price: $4.99 $3.99 USD. (20% off until June 08!) Words: 51,800. Language: English. Published: May 7, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Travel » Trip Journals
Hanging By Threads: Part Two (Volume II) is the amazing story of our blue water adventure. Containing tips and tricks for sailors, this is the story that the media never told the public.
Abandoned by the Vatican
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 104,960. Language: English. Published: December 3, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Religious Intolerance, Persecution & Conflict, Nonfiction » Biography » Religious biography
If you love gripping intrigue and adventure and hate betrayal and hypocrisy, you’ll be both rewarded and disgusted by reading Abandoned by the Vatican. Accompany the author as he goes behind the Iron Curtain, the dead man’s land of mine fields and electrified fences and prowls through the back alleys of Prague to support the secret priests who suffered under communist oppression.
Auschwitz Escape - The Klara Wizel Story
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 41,960. Language: English. Published: September 28, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography, Nonfiction » History » Holocaust
At the tender age of 16, Klara Wizel had a picturesque life with a loving and supportive family. There was no way to know that the Holocaust was creeping toward her and that soon this young Hungarian Jew would be fighting for her life due to the most notorious doctor of the 20th century, Dr. Josef Mengele. Hers is the only story on record of having been selected for death then escaping.
Z: One Family's Journey from Immigration through Poverty to the Fulfillment of the Promise of America
Price: $3.99 $2.00 USD. (50% off until June 03!) Words: 67,220. Language: English. Published: April 25, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Other biographies, Nonfiction » History » Family history
The biography of a man, a family, and immigration from Europe to poverty and their climb towards the promise of America. Living through the Great Depression, the Second World War, failures and successes, he finds his greatest success in his family, helping others, lifting those he can as he lifts himself, and his love for the woman who gave up all her privilege to share his dream.
Life of Dudley II
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 27,540. Language: English. Published: February 28, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
This book is an introduction to an author wracked with disability and is written like a long personal letter to anyone who reads it cover to cover. It’s as surreal as a novel, but is basically a memoir. Read it and you will not only learn a couple of things, but also learn to laugh at yourself and others too.