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China and the Rest of the Story
Price: Free! Words: 40,330. Language: English. Published: June 24, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Family history
This book is the story of my ancestor’s immigration to Australia, my parent's work in China, and my family’s history to the year 2000.
A Spider in the Wind: My World, My Time, My Life, My Thoughts
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 110,680. Language: American English. Published: June 16, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » History » Asian
Growing up in the colonized Vietnam, this is an account of how, armed with a good family education and blessed with a good measure of luck, I managed to crawl my way out of the situation and eventually landed on the American soil, built a career and a family. My experience may serve as useful guide or at least a cautionary tale to youngsters who are looking down their life's path with wonderment.
Patrick Bethel Floriday, Sr. and Richard Arnold (Arnolde) Genealogy
Price: $60.00 USD. Words: 400. Language: English. Published: February 14, 2016 by True Blue Press. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Reference
Contains the detailed descendent charts for Patrick Bethel Floriday, Sr., and Richard Arnold (Arnolde). Researched and compiled by Charles B. Cook as of 1997.
Genealogy X What to Expect When Researching Family History
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 19,710. Language: English. Published: October 24, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Family history
What you don't know just might hurt you when it comes to piecing together family history. Researching genealogy ties can be fun and exciting, but it can also be overwhelming when motivation is lost and relatives aren't forthcoming with pertinent details. Author, Speaker and Virtual Assistant Nicholl McGuire shares practical tips and family history experience. Be inspired to tackle your roots!
Go Ask Your Father: One Man's Obsession with Finding His Origins Through DNA Testing
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 59,030. Language: English. Published: March 20, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir, Nonfiction » Parenting » Fertility and Conception
Shortly before his father's death, Lennard Davis received a cryptic call from his uncle Abie, who said he had a secret he wanted to tell him one day. When finally revealed, the secret--that Abie himself was Davis's father, via donor insemination--seemed too preposterous to be true. Born before the wide use of such technologies, Davis was filled with doubt about the truth.
A Painful Journey and More
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 9,180. Language: English. Published: December 7, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Africa
This is a true story about a woman who is forced to leave her home, north of Kimberley, with five young children at the outbreak of the Boer War in 1899 after a personal tragedy. She undertakes a journey of a 1000 kilometres partly through a war torn country and semi desert area of South Africa to reach the safety of Cape Town.
Cocaine Wasteland A Porn Star Is D.O.A.
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 4,300. Language: English. Published: December 5, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » True Crime » Organized crime, Nonfiction » True Crime » Drug trade
Shauna Grant made 30 porn films, earning approximately $100,000. She was a nude model and adult film star from the age of 18 until her untimely death two years later. At 20 she committed suicide with a .22 long rifle. My text looks at her last days and some of the people she associated with in the adult industry. I have also done extensive research to profile her maternal and paternal ancestry.
The Murder Of A Maine Prostitute In Gaslight New York City
Price: $3.75 USD. Words: 3,510. Language: English. Published: November 20, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » True Crime » Murder, Nonfiction » True Crime » Wild west
Helen Jewett was the daughter of a Maine shoemaker. Raised as Dorcas Doyen, she entered the home of a prominent judge in Portland as a girl. She was turned out of this home for sexual indiscretions. Her misadventures led to a life of prostitution that she lived in establishments in Maine, Boston, and New York City. My text recounts her demise and the ancestry of her family and two of her clients.
The Genealogy of Herman Webster Mudgett
Price: $3.75 USD. Words: 4,190. Language: English. Published: August 27, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Criminals & outlaws, Nonfiction » History » Genealogy
Herman Webster Mudgett (1861-1896) was from Gilmanton, New Hampshire. His roots are in rural New England. Aside from Mudgett, his relatives had the surnames Page and Price. My e-book looks Herman Mudgett's ancestry from the family's origins in Exeter and Norfolk in England. I have included ancestral information about the mass murderer's wives, his son and daughter, and one of his accomplices.
Lew Feldman 1930s Jewish Boxer From Brooklyn
Price: $3.75 USD. Words: 3,340. Language: English. Published: June 6, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Jewish, Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Boxing
Lew Feldman was a very active boxer in both the lightweight and featherweight divisions of boxing, from 1927-1940. He fought Kid Chocolate for the featherweight championship of the world in 1932. Lew was a native of Scotland but came to Brooklyn early in his life. He was raised on the rough streets of Brownsville. I have used contemporary newspaper accounts to chronicle many of Feldman's bouts.