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Hồi Ký Nguyễn Hiến Lê
Price: Free! Words: 292,210. Language: English. Published: April 9, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » History » Biography
Năm 1935, hồi mới vào đời, làm ở Sở Thủy lợi Nam Việt, những lúc lênh đênh trên kinh rạch miền Hậu Giang, nhớ mặt nước xanh rêu của Hồ Gươm, con đê thăm thẳm của sông Nhị, tôi viết hồi kí, chép lại những hình ảnh của người thân, những vui buồn của tuổi thơ và tuổi niên thiếu. Viết được khoảng sáu trăm trang vở học trò, không có ý in thành sách mà chỉ để vài người thân đọc. Tập đó còn lại được vài
Ansaris of Yusufpur
Price: Free! Words: 63,490. Language: British English. Published: November 28, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Biography
As the first book in English language, this fascinating history will interest all Ansaris whose ancestors moved from Madinah-e-Munawwarah to other countries of the Gulf, Middle East, Iran, Afghanistan, India, Pakistan and other parts of the world.
John Pio Came to Maine
Price: Free! Words: 74,080. Language: English. Published: September 28, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Biography, Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography
This is a biography of Madeiran immigrant John Pio and his wife, Margaret Ordway, and of most of their descendants. It cites a website where you can find family-related photos and documents, and provides instructions for finding the items you want to access. This book provides a glimpse of Maine, New Hampshire and Massachusetts history as it relates to the Pio line.
The annotated Common Law: with 2010 Foreword and Explanatory Notes
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 154,110. Language: English. Published: July 5, 2010 by Quid Pro Books. Categories: Nonfiction » Law » Common, Nonfiction » History » Biography
Decoded, demythed rendition of Holmes' classic study of law and judicial development of rules. "The life of the law has not been logic: it has been experience." Includes 2010 Foreword; extensive, clear annotations by a Tulane law professor woven into The Common Law; footnotes with real numbers; and original page cites. Care in detail, proofreading, notes, and formatting, unlike any version made.
Lucky In Cyprus: A True Story ABout A Boy, A Teacher, An Earthquake, Some Terrorists And The CIA
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 167,010. Language: English. Published: January 24, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Biography
(3.00 from 1 review)
Lucky In Cyprus is a coming-of-age story set in the Middle East during the height of the Cold War. An American teenager – son of a CIA operative – is inspired by grand events and a Greek Cypriot teacher. He witnesses earthquakes and riots and terrorist attacks, but in the end it is his teacher’s gentle lessons that keep him whole.
De Keizerin van Mexico
Series: Mysterieus België Series, Book 16. Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 54,960. Language: Dutch. Published: December 27, 2012 by De Scriptomanen. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Victorian, Nonfiction » History » Biography
Cannes, juni 1882. De 15-jarige Maxime wordt ontvoerd en naar zijn echte moeder gebracht: Charlotte, zus van de Belgische koning Leopold II, ooit Keizerin van Mexico. Ze wordt nu gevangen gehouden in het kasteel van Boechout bij Meise, omdat ze waanzinnig geworden zou zijn. Een heerlijk romantische historische thriller, oorspronkelijk verschenen als jeugdroman, van Patrick Bernauw en Guy Didelez.
Diary of a Dictator -- Ferdinand & Imelda: The Last Days of Camelot
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 84,510. Language: English. Published: March 7, 2013 and represented by David Halpern. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Biography
The Marcoses were once “the Kennedys of Asia,” likened to America’s beautiful and charismatic Jackie and JFK. But Camelot in the Philippines vanished amid deadly political intrigues, sex scandals, lies, spies and bribes. Today, the long-secret Marcos diary opens a rare insider’s view of the dictator couple’s lust for power and their plot to kill democracy–history that reads like a soap opera.
From Baron To Battler
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 81,420. Language: English. Published: February 2, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Biography
The story of Dr CUD Schrader and his family who migrated from Schleswig-Holstein to Australia in 1853. Included is the diary of his son Ludwig written in 1873-74 and extensive information about members of the family with family trees for several generations. This book is a companion volume to 'The Schrader Letters' and gives more information about the family, their lives and their homes.
Preserving Their Legacy
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 82,940. Language: English. Published: February 18, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Biography
"Preserving Their Legacy" is the product of 32 years of groundbreaking research by historian, Mat Wilson. The assassinations of the 1960's are all linked and icons like Marilyn Monroe, Ernest Hemingway and John Lennon were caught in the crossfire. Historical events like the Kennedy assassination have long been exploited by amateurs and it's time for history to end the speculation.
Faith Under Fire in Sudan
Price: $4.00 USD. Words: 71,590. Language: English. Published: September 4, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Islamic militancy, Nonfiction » History » Biography
“Christians everywhere need to be reading Faith Under Fire in Sudan. It will mobilize them to support the brave missionary movement of Frontline Fellowship in that suffering part of the world – suffering for the sake of the Gospel of the Lord Jesus Christ.” Dr. D. James Kennnedy, President of Evangelism Explosion Author of “What if Jesus Had Never Been Born?”
Kindheit hinter Stacheldraht
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 55,010. Language: German. Published: April 1, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Biography
Mindestens 122.671 Deutsche waren unter der Herrschaft Stalins von 1945 bis 1950 in Lagern in Deutschland inhaftiert. Es waren Lager wie Buchenwald, Sachsenhausen, Bautzen und andere, die zuvor schon von den Nationalsozialisten als Konzentrationslager genutzt wurden. Unter ihnen waren auch Kinder, die dort geboren wurden, lebten - und manchmal auch starben. Über sie ist dieses Buch.
George Gamow: The Whimsical Mind Behind the Big Bang
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 80,070. Language: English. Published: February 6, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Scientists, Inventors, Nonfiction » History » Biography
"George Gamow: The Whimsical Mind Behind the Big Bang" is the first complete biography of a colorful and influential physicist who instigated the modern Big Bang theory of the universe's birth. The book, rich in anecdotes reflecting Gamow's humorous and clowning side, is a detailed account of his scientific insights and contributions.
BIG JOE McCARTHY -The RCAF's American Dambuster
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 71,910. Language: English. Published: April 16, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Biography
After training in Canada, Joe McCarthy completed a tour of operations with 97 Squadron before being personally selected by W/C Guy Gibson to fly on the Dambusters Raid. Joe continued with 617, participating in an additional 33 operations with this “special duty” squadron. Following the war, Joe spent time with the RAF’s “Foreign Aircraft Flight” evaluating Nazi aircraft.
Off Our Rockers - A Tale of Two Grannies
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 116,700. Language: English. Published: March 7, 2011 by John Northern. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Biography
In 1983 Janis and Louis began their walk around the United States from Nevada to Washington DC to California and back to Nevada. Janis was 61/62, and Louise was 57/58. It took them more than a year to complete the journey, and during that time they were interviewed by President Reagan in the White House—wearing their backpacks and looking like mountain women.
Branches of the Chassidic Menorah Volume 1
Price: $7.95 USD. Words: 55,320. Language: English. Published: November 9, 2011 by Sichos In English. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Biography, Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Judaism
Biographical Stories Based on the Essay Fathers of Chassidus. This colorful text first appeared in the classic columns of HaTamim. With the help of extensive notes and appendices, the English reader is now given the opportunity to eavesdrop on this conversation between the Rebbeim and take in the insights it provides.
The Glenside Kid
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 66,270. Language: English. Published: July 13, 2011 by The Educational Publisher/Biblio Publishing. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Biography, Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
A Poignant, humorous tale of growing up in the author’s beloved hometown of Glenside in the middle of the 20th Century.
The Accidental Anarchist
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 111,220. Language: English. Published: October 6, 2010. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Biography
(5.00 from 1 review)
The Accidental Anarchist is the true story of an Orthodox Jew who was sentenced to death 3 times in the early 1900s in Russia -- and lived to tell about it. He also happened to have been the author's grandfather, and the book is based on the diaries he began keeping in 1905, during the Russo-Japanese War. That was when he decided to overthrow the Czar.
Cornwallis: The Violent Birth of Halifax
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 78,710. Language: English. Published: May 6, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Biography
From the Battle of Culloden, to the Pacification of the Highlands, to the founding of Halifax, Nova Scotia, Edward Cornwallis's life criss-crossed European and North American history. This first biography of the 18th century British military leader provides a panoramic look at his legacy and the price paid by those he deemed his enemies.
Mystic Seafarer's Trail: Secrets behind the 7 Wonders, Titanic's Shoes, Captain Sisson's Gold, and Amelia Earhart's Wedding
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 57,530. Language: English. Published: February 11, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Sailing, Nonfiction » History » Biography
Journey to and from the center of adventure--Mystic, Connecticut. Includes little known facts behind Mystic’s pizza, "7 Wonders," hurricanes, cemeteries and massacre, plus information on area shipwrecks, Amelia Earhart's wedding, Benedict Arnold’s treachery and Ernie the Ledge Light Ghost.
Limbless Landlord
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 53,950. Language: English. Published: August 26, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Biography, Nonfiction » History » European
Footless! Legless, in fact, and armless too. Nothing to do with a state of intoxication, though - Arthur MacMurrough Kavanagh was was born with no legs or arms, and yet was a most adventurous traveler, a husband and father, an expert horseman, a first class shot, a noted yachtsman, an active local Justice of the Peace and administrator, and a Member of Parliament.. This is his story.