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Seize the Day: 250 Anecdotes and Stories
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 26,980. Language: English. Published: October 16, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Inspiration » Personal inspiration, Nonfiction » Biography » Celebrity biography
A sample: Eddie Cantor once asked W.C. Fields why he never went swimming. Mr. Fields explained that while working in Atlantic City, he had to pretend to drown twelve times a day in front of a restaurant so that a huge crowd would gather, then seek refreshment. Mr. Fields told Mr. Cantor, “That’s why I’m against water. I got enough in Atlantic City to last me a lifetime.”
Английско – Български Сборник От Анекдоти – I English- Bulgarian Joke Book 1
Series: Language Learning Joke Books, Book 10. Price: $4.95 USD. Words: 6,450. Language: Bulgarian. Published: October 7, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Language Instruction » English as a second language, Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » Study guides - Foreign Languages
Английско – Българският сборник е колекция от 100 английски анекдота с превод на български език. Той е чудесно помагало за изучаващите английски и техните учители, както и увлекателно хумористично четиво.
Thirty Years in September
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 44,720. Language: English. Published: August 5, 2011 by Fideli Publishing. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Woman biographies, Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
When sixteen year old Kate Genovese went to visit her sister Denise in the hospital in 1968, she claims "something clicked that very moment, I wanted to make Denise better again, heal her shattered body and make her laugh ... I couldn't put words to my feelings, but I knew I wanted to do more then just visit" That day Kate discovered her calling in life, nursing.
Funnily Enough
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 90,850. Language: English. Published: July 14, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
From the glamorous world of television production, working on some of the BBC's hottest dramas - Sophie is torn between her love of Africa and returning to England for the sake of her career. But when she falls ill on the set of a show she is directing, she is forced to take to her bed, and over the next ten months, to take stock of her life. A winner of the International Rubery Book Award 2013.
The Portable Curmudgeon
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 66,720. Language: English. Published: July 6, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Quotations
More than 1000 outrageously irreverent quotations, anecdotes, and interviews on a vast array of subjects, from an illustrious list of world-class curmudgeons
The Kindest People Who Do Good Deeds, Volume 6: 250 Anecdotes
Series: The Kindest People Who Do Good Deeds, Book 6. Price: Free! Words: 57,430. Language: English. Published: March 5, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Inspiration » General self-help, Nonfiction » Biography » Celebrity biography
This book recounts 250 stories of good deeds, including this one: The members of the Lebanon Valley College Rugby Team, a women’s team, stopped by the home of Joe Donley of Lebanon, PA, in November of 2010 and cleaned up his leaves. In a letter to the editor of the "Lebanon Daily News," Mr. Donley wrote, “We should be proud of young people such as these who take the opportunity to do good deeds.”
If I Can Do It, You Can Too!
Price: $4.95 USD. Words: 39,270. Language: English. Published: February 14, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
A heart-wrenching, but ultimately uplifting memoir of a woman who overcame a paralyzing fear of public speaking to eventually host her own talk show.
Film Tales
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 53,000. Language: English. Published: January 30, 2011 by Robert Cettl. Categories: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Entertainment industry
An anthology of anecdotes from a century of movie backstories, covering all genres from action to horror, erotica to cult and romance to drama. Well-kept secrets, legends and backstage folklore from the movie-making experience are collected in an ebook companion to the home theatre experience.
Leadership: It Takes More Than a Great Haircut!
Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 41,200. Language: English. Published: January 16, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Management and human resources
Each anecdote from barber-osopher and motivational speaker Terry L. Sumerlin illustrates an important leadership principle. The entertaining and easy-to-read stories are filled with humor, common sense, inspiration, and practical wisdom. Readers will chuckle and nod their heads in agreement as they improve their leadership skills.
The Kindest People Who Do Good Deeds, Volume 4: 250 Anecdotes
Series: The Kindest People Who Do Good Deeds, Book 4. Price: Free! Words: 43,050. Language: English. Published: December 29, 2010. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Celebrity biography
This book contains 250 stories of good deeds, including this one: Comedian Jay Leno once wanted to do something special for Hattie Hannigan, an English teacher he had studied under while attending Andover (Massachusetts) High School. He gave her a videotape, on which 16 Hollywood stars, including Arnold Schwarzenegger, Debbie Reynolds, and Linda Gray, sent her greetings.