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George Spearing: My Ordeal In A Disused Coal Pit
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Price: Free! Words: 5,050. Language: English. Published: May 5, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » History » Biography
In 1769, George Spearing, a British naval officer, fell into a pit and was stuck for a week before being rescued. His account is a family document of his descendant, Charles Miller, who introduces it, and tells the story of what happened to Spearing and his family in the years that followed his lucky escape from near death.
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
Amazing Women In History: Inspiring Stories Of 20 Women The History Books Left Out
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 17,940. Language: American English. Published: March 21, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Woman biographies
Read the stories of 20 amazing women in history, including pirate queen Sayyida al-Hurra, cross-dressing Civil War soldier Cathay Williams, bohemian artist Suzanne Valadon, and poet nun Sor Juana Inés de la Cruz.
We Were Only Bairns
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Price: $3.50 USD. Words: 69,910. Language: British English. Published: March 5, 2014 by KMFPublishing.co.uk. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Born in the City of Edinburgh’s back streets in 1941, Howard Gee is uniquely placed to tell the stories of growing up with his pals on those streets during the early forties and fifties. Howard’s stories map a rapidly changing world with good humour and laugh out loud scenes of daily adventures that reflect family life in those difficult times during and just after the war.
Le figure del risorgimento senza risorgimentitori ovvero i personaggi del risorgimento visti dai loro contemporanei
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Price: $4.00 USD. Words: 18,240. Language: Italian. Published: March 5, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » History » European
Quanto cianciare si è fatto sul risorgimento! Chi scrive persino la parola con la “R” maiuscola, chi maledice Garibaldi. Per non parlare del fenomeno neoborbonico. Ma chi erano davvero questi personaggi che hanno in qualche modo segnato due secoli? Questo libro apre una interessante (e per certi versi divertente) finestra sul risorgimento italiano come non l’avete mai studiato.
The Stargate Chronicles: Memoirs of a Psychic Spy
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 122,290. Language: English. Published: February 28, 2014 by Crossroad Press. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
Joseph McMoneagle is now known as the best Operational Remote Viewer in the history of the U.S. Army's Special Project—Stargate. His intelligence collection results have never been surpassed and rarely equaled. This remarkable memoir chronicles his military career, his early life, and gives a wonderful birds-eye view into US Military politics.
An Acidental Relationship
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 148,730. Language: English. Published: February 28, 2014 by Austin Macauley. Category: Nonfiction » History » Biography
When English sailors set out in 1553 seeking an easterly sea passage to China round the northern capes of Scandinavia, they made an unexpected discovery. Like Christopher Columbus and America sixty years earlier, they encountered a large, uncharted land mass barring their progress. They had not intended to ‘discover' Russia; it was totally accidental and unexpected.
For Love, War and Plunder - The Life of Mrs Christian Davies, Foot-soldier and Dragoon
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Price: $3.99 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.
Jose Rizal's Collaborations with Other Heroes
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Price: $1.50 USD. Words: 14,880. Language: English. Published: October 18, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » History » Biography
It scholarly identifies Jose Rizal’s collaborations with heroes like Andres Bonifacio, Emilio Aguinaldo, Marcelo Del Pilar, Antonio Luna, Mariano Ponce, Graciano Lopez Jaena, Jose Alejandrino, and Edilberto Evangelista. Featuring their respective lives, it also tackles controversial issues like Luna’s supposed diversion of the Republic’s wealth, resulting in the Cojuangco clan becoming very rich.
Morningstar East: A Memoir
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 17,760. Language: English. Published: October 16, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » History » Biography
A nonfiction description of the author's sojourn in Arroyo Hondo at the height of the"Hippy" invasion and free land movement in the area around Taos New Mexico @1969-70.
The Interesting Tales of the Jose Rizal Family
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 16,040. Language: English. Published: October 16, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » History » Biography
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This book enchantingly features the respective lives of Jose Rizal’s (the Philippine national hero) parents and siblings. Identifying Jose’s relations to them, this work also tackles the ‘secrets’ of the Rizal family as it clarifies historical controversies and discrepancies about them. In light of new researches, this book also discusses what happened to them after Jose’s martyrdom.
Zulu War Victoria Crosses
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 21,940. Language: English. Published: September 24, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » History » Biography
Researched over four decades, this publication provides biographical tributes and accounts of the deeds which gained the Victoria Cross for 12 men during the Zulu War. With a useful bibliography. Also available in illustrated hard copy.
Napoleone
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Price: Free! Words: 18,800. Language: Italian. Published: September 20, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » History » Biography
Una breve sintesi di Napoleone e dei suoi successori.
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.
Guevara
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 3,760. Language: English. Published: September 4, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » History » Biography
The Bolivian authorities wanted to cut his head off and send it to Cuba to verify his identity, or just to send a message; after an exhaustive debate, they amputated his hands at the wrist instead and shipped them in a very special container to La Paz, Bolivia.
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.
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.
The O'Connell Series. Book 4. Apogee & Perigee.
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Series: Daniel O'Connell, the Last King of Ireland, Book 5. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 17,750. Language: English. Published: August 21, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » History » Biography
This, the fourth book in the O’Connell Series, is also the last one. It describes what posterity has treated as the acme of his career when his Monster Meetings for Repeal attracted hundreds of thousands of people who all behaved perfectly peacefully and, exceptionally for Ireland, with absolute abstention from all liquor. That leads us on through prison to his death on his way to Rome..
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.