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Joan by Graeme Johnstone
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 89,890. Language: English. Published: June 30, 2015 by G. & E. Johnstone. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Political biography
Joan Child was a trailblazer for women, a home help, hospital cook and widowed mother of five boys who rose to become the Australian Labor Party’s first woman Member of Federal Parliament and the first woman Speaker of the House of Representatives. This fiercely feminist women’s rights activist and anti-Vietnam campaigner broke through the glass ceiling and is an inspiration to all who follow.
Mia Love: The Rise, Stumble and Resurgence of the Next GOP Star by Matt Canham
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 72,390. Language: English. Published: November 5, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Political biography, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Congress
Utah’s Mia Love made history by becoming the first black Republican woman elected to Congress. As a small-town mayor, she snagged a prime-time slot at the 2012 GOP Convention, appeared on Sunday political talk shows and campaigned for GOP nominee Mitt Romney at his request. Her bid for a House seat then failed, by a tiny margin, but she triumphed in 2014 and is expected to be a rising star.
Australia's Most Embarrassing Spy Secret by Neil Landers
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 51,940. Language: English. Published: October 8, 2014 by booksunleashed. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Political biography
Delayed tremors from an explosion at a local weekly newspaper threaten secrecy about US-British deciphering of messages to Moscow. An untold story about human frailties, Cold War politics and an anti-espionage chief spying for the Russians.
Success Can Kill You: One man’s story of success, failure and forgiveness by Rodney Jetton
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 79,730. Language: English. Published: March 18, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Political biography, Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Christianity / Pentecostal & Charismatic
Rodney Jetton became the second youngest House Speaker in Missouri state history only four years after being elected to the state legislature. He was a powerful force in the Republican Party and on the fast track to becoming Governor of Missouri, when his personal life exploded as he went through a very public and humiliating fall.
Son of a Preacher Man: Growing up in the Seventies and Eighties by Rodney Jetton
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 79,150. Language: English. Published: February 17, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Biography » Political biography
Sin will take you farther than you want to go, keep you longer than you want to stay, and cost you more than you want to pay. Rodney Jetton grew up in the Seventies and Eighties as the son of a Southern Baptist preacher. Being a pastor’s son can be challenging, and his autobiography does a great job of providing us with a candid and sometimes humorous look at what goes on after the Sunday sermon.
Under Fire: An American Story by Oliver North
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 170,160. Language: English. Published: September 10, 2013 by Post Hill Press. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Military biography, Nonfiction » Biography » Political biography
In this candid book, Oliver North, the man who has been at the centre of the Iran-Contra controversy tells the story of his life. He reveals the inside story behind the headlines and stresses the importance of his family and his enduring faith, which have seen him through the toughest times.
Rowing Against the Tide - A career in sport and politics by Martin Brandon-Bravo
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 58,670. Language: English. Published: August 31, 2013 by Bretwalda Books. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Sports biography, Nonfiction » Biography » Political biography
Autobiography of sports star and politician, Martin Brandon-Bravo.
Ted Grant: The Permanent Revolutionary by Alan Woods
Price: $6.95 USD. Words: 147,500. Language: English. Published: April 9, 2013 by Wellred Books. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Political biography, Nonfiction » History » Revolutionary
Ted Grant was a well-known figure in the international Marxist movement. The book covers the development of his life from his birth 100 years ago to his death in 2006. It explains the important theoretical questions and debates within Trotskyism of this period and it outlines Ted Grant's important theoretical contribution.
McCarthy for President by Arthur Herzog III
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 99,470. Language: English. Published: March 15, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Political biography
Eugene McCarthy even in defeat the McCarthy movement racked up considerable success: the dramatic toppling of the President, pressure to initiate the Paris peace talks, the political involvement of most of the young generation, and a massive re-examination of the Democratic Party.
David Norris: Trial By Media by Joe Jackson
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 65,890. Language: English. Published: November 1, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Political biography, Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
During the lead up to the 2011 Irish presidential election Joe Jackson published David Norris: Trial By Media, which tells the story of, arguably, Ireland's most controversial presidential candidate that year, Senator David Norris. The Senator has since written his autobiography, which, sadly gives only one chapter to the 2011 Irish Presidential election and omits 99% of this material.
Two for the Cabinet by Arthur Bustard
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 116,820. Language: English. Published: July 28, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Political biography, Nonfiction » History » American
In 1981 President Ronald Reagan selected two individuals from a small Township in Southeastern Pennsylvania as members of his first cabinet. What is the story behind naming Senator Richard Schweiker and Andrew Lewis, Jr. to the cabinet? Why did they come to his attention? Why did their relationship with the President and each other affect America and change the course of history?
Why Martin Luther King Jr had to die and will Barack Hussein Obama suffer the same fate by J. Jackson Owensby
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 53,780. Language: English. Published: May 23, 2012 by A-Argus Better Book Publishers. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Political biography, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Biography
An investigative reporter takes a hard, deep look into the true motives behind Martin Luther ing's death and the possiblity of an attempt to assassinate Barack Hussein Obama.
John Somerset Pakington: his first 50 years by Andrew Harris
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 166,440. Language: English. Published: April 11, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Political biography, Nonfiction » History » Modern / 19th Century
A biography of the Sir John Pakington of Westwood Park, Droitwich, born in 1799, who was MP for Droitwich, Worcestershire for 37 years. At Westminster he served on many select committees, including that investigating the Andover Union scandal. He was also much involved in Worcestershire affairs..
Fred Who? by Fred Karger
Price: $9.95 USD. Words: 69,730. Language: English. Published: September 22, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Political biography
Fred Karger is not your average Republican candidate for president in 2012. For one thing, he's moderate. For another, he's Jewish. And for another, he's gay. In FRED WHO, Karger--with uncommon candor and poignant humor--answers the question that everyone from Sir David Frost to Rachel Maddow, from the New York Times to Politico, has been asking: Who the hell is Fred Karger?
War at the Top (The Clock with Four Hands) by James Leasor
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 108,610. Language: English. Published: September 18, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Political biography
Based on the experiences of General Sir Leslie Hollis, who served at the centre of British power for nine years from 1936 to 1945. It includes first-hand accounts of the most momentous moments of WW2 with personal recollections of meetings held underground in the Cabinet War Rooms, in the USA, at the major conferences – Cairo, Tehran, Yalta and Potsdam – from the position of a true insider.
Michele Bachmann's America by William Prendergast
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 55,270. Language: English. Published: June 20, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Activism, Nonfiction » Biography » Political biography
In the first book covering the career of Republican presidential candidate Michele Bachmann, Minnesota-based writers William Prendergast and Christopher Truscott provide an in-depth look at a woman who has changed American politics over the last decade.
Whatever Happened to Raoul Wallenberg by Morris Wolff
Price: $10.99 USD. Words: 139,470. Language: English. Published: June 16, 2011 by The Educational Publisher/Biblio Publishing. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Holocaust, Nonfiction » Biography » Political biography
This never-before told story reveals Wallenberg's detention by the Russians and relates the legal and diplomatic efforts of the author, Morris Wolff, and others to gain (or impede) his release from the Soviet Union. Playing a role in the saga are such participants as Chief Justice John Roberts, President Richard Nixon, President Ronald Reagan, Henry Kissinger and Leonid Brezhnev.
Hard Choices: A Life of Tom Berger by Carolyn Swayze
Price: $9.95 USD. Words: 84,350. Language: English. Published: May 12, 2011 by Pacific Place Publishing. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Contemporary political, Nonfiction » Biography » Political biography
A biography of the prominent Canadian lawyer, judge and politician. He is perhaps most notably recognized for his work on the Mackenzie Valley Pipeline Inquiry and his contributions to Indigenous legal rights.
Badge of Honor: Blowing the Whistle by Wasteland Press
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 71,940. Language: English. Published: May 1, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Political biography(5.00 from 1 review)
Walter L. Harris left the EPU when he could no longer remain silent to the corruption going on in the Kilpatrick Administration. He blew the whistle that not only brought justice but also revitalized City Hall. He paid a heavy price due to the subsequent harassment and veiled threats to his life. Walter, his wife, and three children were forced to leave their hometown.