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An Infinite Deal of Nothing
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 100,630. Language: English. Published: November 3, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » History » Social history
In one year, 1871, two audacious frauds played out. One said diamonds were lying on the desert floor waiting to be scooped up at a secret location somewhere in the American west, while the other was a mine that everyone knew. While the locals thought it worthless, London went mad for shares in the Emma mine. New research finally answers the question who was responsible.
The Works of Wisdom by Benjamin Franklin
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 249,890. Language: English. Published: March 26, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » History » Biography
As a man who interviews and studies successful men and women, I set out to create the ultimate Kindle edition of Benjamin Franklin’s timeless wisdom. I wanted to create an easy to use Kindle book that included his amazing writings at a fantastic price. And here is the result! This exciting collection has these great features: • The complete Autobiography of Benjamin Franklin, including other vario
For Love, War and Plunder - The Life of Mrs Christian Davies, Foot-soldier and Dragoon
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 66,800. Language: English. Published: January 6, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » History » Biography
The true story of Mrs Christian Davies, who, while searching for her missing husband, became embroiled in the Nine Years War and the War of the Spanish Succession, fighting fearlessly as a foot-soldier and dragoon in some of the bloodiest campaigns in European history.
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.
Leaders who Changed the World
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 149,930. Language: English. Published: September 4, 2013 by Canary Press eBooks Limited. Category: Nonfiction » History » World
It takes charisma and inspiration to lead any group of people. Leaders who Changed the World explores the lives and careers of such extraordinary individuals as Julius Caesar, Napoleon Bonaparte, Mahatma Gandhi and Nelson Mandela. Some have slogged and suffered in order to change the world for the better, while others, like Adolf Hitler or Osama Bin Laden have only succeeded in damaging humanity.
Play Ball! The Story of Little League Baseball
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 83,120. Language: English. Published: August 15, 2013 by Robin Van Auken. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Baseball
By Lance Van Auken and Robin Van Auken Play Ball! is the remarkable story of Little League Baseball, from the first diamond in Williamsport, Pennsylvania, to the playing fields of the world. On any given spring evening, 360,000 children around the world can be found on the dusty mounds and grassy fields of a Little League field. More than four million people play or volunteer.
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
Cartea despre demnitate
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Price: Free! Words: 84,970. Language: Romanian. Published: April 3, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » History » Biography
We should all ask ourselves the logical question: what would I have done? In 1989, in the last days of Ceaușescu`s regime, a young man who was ready to graduate from high school had just a few options. Normality did not exist any longer. As far as I was concerned, 1989 came at the right moment, before I got to answer this question: what road will I take?
Dear Sergeant Honey Part III
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 57,560. Language: English. Published: February 12, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
A compilation of letters and diaries of a woman soldier in World War II. This is not a recollection or a retelling. The letters and diary entries are on a day-by-day basis as she lived it. Hildegarde Molnar was one of the select few of Women's Army Corps (WAC) service members to be sent overseas. She had a unique job as a court reporter for the Judge Advocate General's section. This is Part III
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.
The Next Chapter
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 114,250. Language: English. Published: June 20, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » History » Biography
The Next Chapter is my mother’s personal story of her recovery after imprisonment in a Nazi slave labor camp during World War II to retirement in La Jolla; she wrote it at the age of 74 on an electric typewriter. She emphasized that this is not a Holocaust memoir but rather a psychological exploration of what it takes to persevere, survive and try to resume a “normal” life after severe trauma.
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.
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.
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.