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Hồi Ký Nguyễn Hiến Lê
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Price: Free! Words: 292,210. Language: English. Published: April 9, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
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
John Pio Came to Maine
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Price: Free! Words: 74,080. Language: English. Published: September 28, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » History » 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.
Ansaris of Yusufpur
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Price: Free! Words: 63,400. Language: British English. Published: November 28, 2013. Category: 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.
The annotated Common Law: with 2010 Foreword and Explanatory Notes
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 154,110. Language: English. Published: July 5, 2010 by Quid Pro Books. Category: Nonfiction » Law » Common
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
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 167,010. Language: English. Published: January 24, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » History » Biography
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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.
Diary of a Dictator -- Ferdinand & Imelda: The Last Days of Camelot
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Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 84,510. Language: English. Published: March 7, 2013 and represented by David Halpern. Category: 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.
De Keizerin van Mexico
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Series: Mysterieus België Series, Book 16. Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 54,960. Language: Dutch. Published: December 27, 2012 by De Scriptomanen. Category: Fiction » Historical » Victorian
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.
Preserving Their Legacy
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 82,940. Language: English. Published: February 18, 2013. Category: 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.
Kindheit hinter Stacheldraht
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 55,010. Language: German. Published: April 1, 2011. Category: 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.
Branches of the Chassidic Menorah Volume 1
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Price: $7.95 USD. Words: 55,320. Language: English. Published: November 9, 2011 by Sichos In English. Category: Nonfiction » History » Biography
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.
From Baron To Battler
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Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 81,420. Language: English. Published: February 2, 2012. Category: 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.
Off Our Rockers - A Tale of Two Grannies
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 116,700. Language: English. Published: March 7, 2011 by John Northern. Category: 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.
BIG JOE McCARTHY -The RCAF's American Dambuster
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Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 71,910. Language: English. Published: April 16, 2012. Category: 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.
The Glenside Kid
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 66,270. Language: English. Published: July 13, 2011 by The Educational Publisher/Biblio Publishing. Category: Nonfiction » History » Biography
A Poignant, humorous tale of growing up in the author’s beloved hometown of Glenside in the middle of the 20th Century.
George Gamow: The Whimsical Mind Behind the Big Bang
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Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 80,070. Language: English. Published: February 6, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Scientists, Inventors
"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.
Limbless Landlord
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 53,950. Language: English. Published: August 26, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » History » Biography
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.
Unscripted: Hollywood Back-Stories Vol. 1
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Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 58,320. Language: English. Published: September 12, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Entertainment industry
Gathered during three decades of Hollywood research, Unscripted: Hollywood Back-Stories, Vol. 1 is a fascinating collection of little-known stories from behind the scenes of the greatest movies of all time, tales of the lives of legendary stars from the famous to the forgotten, and slices of the history of the most talked-about industry in the world.
EINSTEIN, HOUDINI, JEHOVAH & other disturbed souls
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 68,880. Language: English. Published: May 26, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » History » Biography
Einstein, Houdini, Jehovah (the dark side of God), Charlie Sheen & 12 others are discussed.
Victorian Crimebeaters - the birth of law and order
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Price: $2.00 USD. Words: 85,750. Language: English. Published: January 27, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » History » Biography
This is a unique account of the early days of policing in England from the night watchmen of the 1820s to the introduction and development of the detective force up and until 1910. It contains a particularly unusual report of life on the beat and how officers dealt with a variety of crimes. Includes reports on Sherlock Holmes and early ant-terrorism measures.
Mystic Seafarer's Trail: Secrets behind the 7 Wonders, Titanic's Shoes, Captain Sisson's Gold, and Amelia Earhart's Wedding
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 57,530. Language: English. Published: February 11, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Sailing
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.