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Good Morning Captain!: A Fictional Biography By Doug Burgum
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Retired airline captain Alex Young considers himself a very lucky old man. In his long life, he has travelled the world, visited incredible places, and met wonderful people. Now he spends his days in... More > Spain, cared for by a kind nurse. When Maria appears genuinely interested in hearing the story of his life, Alex finally relents and begins surrendering his precious memories. With Maria’s gentle encouragement, Alex reflects on a life well lived. As he leads Maria through his family history, his childhood antics in England, and his journey to become a pilot, he struggles to work through his jumbled memories that eventually reveal the fascinating details of his near-death experience, world travels and adventures, and romantic encounters. Good Morning Captain! is a fictionalized biography of one man’s journey through his life as he recalls memories of glamour, romance, and the rewards of flying commercial aircraft to his beloved nurse.< Less
Good Morning Captain!: A Fictional Biography By Doug Burgum
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Retired airline captain Alex Young considers himself a very lucky old man. In his long life, he has travelled the world, visited incredible places, and met wonderful people. Now he spends his days in... More > Spain, cared for by a kind nurse. When Maria appears genuinely interested in hearing the story of his life, Alex finally relents and begins surrendering his precious memories. With Maria’s gentle encouragement, Alex reflects on a life well lived. As he leads Maria through his family history, his childhood antics in England, and his journey to become a pilot, he struggles to work through his jumbled memories that eventually reveal the fascinating details of his near-death experience, world travels and adventures, and romantic encounters. Good Morning Captain! is a fictionalized biography of one man’s journey through his life as he recalls memories of glamour, romance, and the rewards of flying commercial aircraft to his beloved nurse.< Less
The Biography of Philip Reid: Historical Fiction By Eugene Walton
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Slaves made up half of the workforce that built the U.S. Capitol. The most famous of these was Philip Reid, who supervised the bronze casting of the Statue of Freedom atop the Capitol’s... More > dome.. The story of Philip Reid begins with his African heritage, steeped in the Yoruba culture of sculpture and metal casting. Philip’s life as a slave in America is covered in his birth and rearing in Charleston, and his purchase by Clark Mills, the Washington foundry owner who had the contract to cast the Statue of Freedom. This is the story of how Philip, a slave, came to supervise the bronze casting of The Statue of Freedom while enduring the disappointments of American slavery. Philip Reid’s enslavement is ended by the Washington, D.C. Emancipation Proclamation. He becomes a respected member of Washington’s Free Black society, establishes his own business and marries an educated Free Black on the very same day that the Statue of Freedom was raised to the Capitol dome.< Less
The Biography of Philip Reid: Historical Fiction By Eugene Walton
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Slaves made up half of the workforce that built the U.S. Capitol. The most famous of these was Philip Reid, who supervised the bronze casting of the Statue of Freedom atop the Capitol’s... More > dome.. The story of Philip Reid begins with his African heritage, steeped in the Yoruba culture of sculpture and metal casting. Philip’s life as a slave in America is covered in his birth and rearing in Charleston, and his purchase by Clark Mills, the Washington foundry owner who had the contract to cast the Statue of Freedom. This is the story of how Philip, a slave, came to supervise the bronze casting of The Statue of Freedom while enduring the disappointments of American slavery. Philip Reid’s enslavement is ended by the Washington, D.C. Emancipation Proclamation. He becomes a respected member of Washington’s Free Black society, establishes his own business and marries an educated Free Black on the very same day that the Statue of Freedom was raised to the Capitol dome.< Less
Write with Flash: Memoir, Biography, Fact and Fiction By Stephen Mark Richards
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Flash is a writing form that can help aspiring writers transform their ideas into completed works and Write with Flash aims to show how that can be achieved. Many people have written books but their... More > number pales into insignificance when compared to the number of people who would like to write a book but never do. This does not mean that those unwritten books would have been without merit. On the contrary, what it really means is that millions of fascinating stories go to the grave with their would-be creators. The sad fact is, the unique qualities that each of those potential creators would have brought to those untold stories were never shared.< Less
Flush: A Biography By Virginia Woolf
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Flush: A Biography, an imaginative biography of Elizabeth Barrett Browning's cocker spaniel, is a cross-genre blend of fiction and nonfiction. Commonly read as a modernist consideration of city life... More > seen through the eyes of a dog, Flush serves as a harsh criticism of the supposedly unnatural ways of living in the city. The figure of Elizabeth Barrett Browning in the text is often read as an analogue for other female intellectuals, like Woolf herself, who suffered from illness, feigned or real, as a part of their status as female writers.< Less
Brief Biographies By David J. Cuff
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Actors, artists, athletes, and activists…statesmen, musicians, explorers and scientists. Some are unpopular, but only a few. Some bios are fictional, but most ring true.
The Biography of a Grizzly By Ernest Thompson Seton
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Hint: You can preview this book by clicking on "Preview" which is located under the cover of this book. About the author: Ernest Thompson Seton (August 14, 1860 – October 23,... More > 1946) was an author (published in the United Kingdom, Canada, and the US), wildlife artist, founder of the Woodcraft Indians, and one of the founding pioneers of the Boy Scouts of America (BSA). Seton also influenced Lord Baden-Powell, the founder of Scouting. His notable books related to Scouting include The Birch Bark Roll and The Boy Scout Handbook. He is responsible for the appropriation and incorporation of what he believed to be American Indian elements into the traditions of the BSA.Ernest Thompson Seton, born Ernest Evan Thompson in South Shields, County Durham (now part of South Tyneside, Tyne and Wear), England of Scottish parents, Seton's family emigrated to Canada in 1866. Most of his childhood was spent in Toronto. Excerpt from: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ernest_Thompson_Seton< Less
Learn How to Write with Flash: Memoir, Biography, Fact and Fiction By Dr Stephen Mark Richards
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Flash is a writing form that can help aspiring writers transform their ideas into completed works and Write with Flash aims to show how that can be achieved. Many people have written books but their... More > number pales into insignificance when compared to the number of people who would like to write a book but never do. This does not mean that those unwritten books would have been without merit. On the contrary, what it really means is that millions of fascinating stories go to the grave with their would-be creators. The sad fact is, the unique qualities that each of those potential creators would have brought to those untold stories were never shared. Without doubt, there are more unnoticed people with the potential to shine than are ever discovered. Only by sharing your light can anyone see how uniquely your light shines.< Less
The Fiction of Entitlement By Julienne Dolphin Wilding
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Spanning three generations, the novel is divided into three parts: The first is set in the 19th Century and tells the true story of how the determined philanthropist and religious fanatic Dr. Thomas... More > Barnardo created alternative mothering and human rights for the destitute children of England. Thomas’s character is based principally on biographies and his voice is quoted from his memoirs. The second part tells how a lost girl, Ann becomes a resident in Barnardos Girls’ Village Home in 1935 until her departure to Canada as a ‘human parcel’ from Barnardo’s emigration scheme. She sets off hoping to be worldly and useful but is exploited by the unjust and terrifying demands of her foster family. The novel ends with the story of Ann’s daughter Evelyn who is raised in Barnardo’s care until 1953. Evelyn learns how to cope with injustices and disappointments during her institutionalised childhood. Archive photographs and drawings courtesy of Barnardos Charity.< Less

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