Biography and Autobiography eBooks


Read the life stories of men and women, their careers, adventures, loves, successes and failures...

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Taming the Tiger


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This fast-paced, compelling, and chilling account is the deeply moving story of a three-time Kung Fu World Champion. With fascinating insight into the traditions of...
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Terry Pratchett: The Pocket Essential Guide


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In Britain it has been estimated that 10% of all books sold are fantasy. And of that fantasy, 10% is written by Terry Pratchett. That means that 1% of all books...
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The Autobiography of Alice B Toklas


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Gertrude Stein was an American writer who spent most of her life in France, and who became a catalyst in the development of modern art and literature...
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The Darkest Days of My Life in the U.S. and Iran


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Mahnaz Consolver grew up in a loving, traditional home in Iran. Her parents gave her instruction in life and relationships and encouraged her to always do things...
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The Improbable Voyage


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The Improbable Voyage is the account of master sailor and storyteller Tristan Jones' 2,307-mile voyage across Europe in an oceangoing trimaran...
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The Incredible Voyage


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Tristan Jones sailed a small craft on the lowest body of water in the world, the Dead Sea in Israel-and the highest, Lake Titicaca in the Andes. During this intrepid six-year voyage...
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The Life Story of Booker T. Washington


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Booker T. Washington (1856-1915) was an American educator, orator, author and leader of the African-American community. He was freed from slavery as a child, and...
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The Life of Jimmy


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The Life of Jimmy was written from what the author remembers of his childhood. He was brought up on a seventy-three-acre farm in Texas. All five of his brothers...
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The Little Hero: One Boy's Fight to End Child Slavery - Iqbal Masih's Story


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Iqbal Masih was gunned down by an assassin in cold blood. He was just 13 years old. Andrew Crofts, the bestselling ghostwriter of "The Little Prisoner and The Kid"...
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The Love Letters of Victor Hugo: 1820 - 1822


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And here they are, these " letters of early manhood, virtue, love " - she to whom he wrote them too modestly destroyed her own, but she piously preserved...
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The Miracle Mongers and their Methods


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"My professional life has been a constant record of disillusion, and many things that seem wonderful to most men are the every-day commonplaces of my business...
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The Moth and The Star - A Biography of Virginia Woolf


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A selection from the beginning of the Preface: Before I began to think of writing this book, all I knew about Virginia Woolf was that I had read everything I cooul...
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The Price of Freedom


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Captured by the Russians at the end of World War II, Alex Domokos spent six years as a slave laborer in the Soviet Union rebuilding the ravages of war. Upon his release...
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The Punjabi's Wife


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During changing American social conditions in 1968, a naïve nineteen year old Midwestern girl marries an older Pakistani man and moves to Lahore where she lives...
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The Sea and the Mulberry Field


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I felt utterly lonely and helpless. I didn't belong. The education I had received, my social status, the physical appearance I used to be proud of, my own...
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The Slave Across the Street


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While more and more people each day become aware of the dangerous world of human trafficking, most people in the U.S. still believe this is something that happens to...
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