4015 books for genre «Biographical»

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Morgan Menzie takes readers through a harrowing but ultimately hopeful and inspiring account of her eating disorder. Her amazing story is told through the journals she kept during her daily struggle with this addiction and disease. Her triumphs and tragedies all unfold together in this beautiful story of God's grace. Features include: daily eating schedule, journal entries, prayers to God, poems, and what she wished she knew at the time. It's the true story of victory over a disease that is killing America's youth.

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In Klondike House, John Dwyer recounts his memories of growing up in Ireland. Each chapter recounts a way of life that has now largely disappeared. Sprinkled with a selection of fitting works by some of Ireland's best-­known poets such as Seamus Heaney and Patrick Kavanagh, this gem of a book is a chronicle of the simple but happy life of an Irish farmer boy.

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His once glowing olive complexion was dull, and bags hung heavily under his eyes. With his enthusiasm for football seemingly eroded, José Mourinho’s tumultuous three-­year reign as Real Madrid manager came to an end. The Special One had seemingly lost his stardust as he saw his side limp out in the Champions League semi-­finals for the third-­year running in 2013. Yet, there remained a once unthinkable avenue and safe haven for rejuvenation: Chelsea Football Club. Mourinho: The Rise of the Translator vividly details the José Mourinho story. From growing up in a Portugal emerging from dictatorship, and struggling to live up to his father’s legacy as an international goalkeeper, it details José Mourinho’s extraordinary journey: the trophies, tragedies and, of course, the fall-­outs. Starting out as a translator for the late Sir Bobby Robson, Mourinho has come to define a new breed of manager, with his unrivalled use of psychology, exhaustive research, and man management providing ample . . .

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Although a simple guide this book tries to share with you the struggles and triumphs of this great man. It covers the life of Nelson Mandela starting with an explanation of The Apartheid and National Party. A short look at his family is followed by his education and early years with the ANC. We take a look at how Mandela showed his leadership qualities and his imprisonment. Violence and the threat of a military faction of the ANC showed the South African president that he needed help from Mandela. This was the the new beginning Mandela had dreamed of for many years. His release from prison and the becoming president wrap up a fascinating story.

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Joe Cottonwood repairs homes. With each job, he enters somebody’s private world. Revealing a life. Or changing it. Joe has worked as a carpenter, plumber, and electrician for most of his life. Here’s blue collar writing, finely crafted, about good hard work—and some bad work, too. Ninety-­nine stories that are gritty, funny, wise. And always deeply humane.

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Biographical profile of Amelia Earhart. Earhart’s disappearance has mesmerized the American public ever since her fateful around-­the-­world flight in 1937. However, the public’s fascination with Lady Lindy began long before her disappearance as she ventured into what was an almost exclusively male domain: airplanes and flight, flaunting convention with panache. This is her story.

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Spirit Whispers is the deeply moving and inspiring autobiography of Australian psychic medium Charmaine Wilson.

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The Diaries of a Doorman - A Collection of True Short Stories by Stu Armstrong.

A collection of true short stories based on the years that I have worked on the doors.
This book is a real insight into the funny, tragic and completely bizarre people and experiences encountered by a Doorman.

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Ez az írás egy meleg ifjúsági lelkész előbújásának története, napjaink Magyarországában. Marcell megosztja tapasztalait, amelyeket szerzett ezen az úton. Élettörténeti szakaszok váltakoznak értelmező, elemző kitekintésekkel.

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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.

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Books for genre Biographical