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Tall Poppies Along the Yarra
Price: Free! Words: 91,930. Language: Australian English. Published: February 15, 2015 by Port Campbell Press. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Cultural heritage, Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography
Many individuals with vision and drive made Victoria's Yarra Valley the vibrant place it is today. The stories of William Barak, Robert Hoddle, John Monash, Neil Doutlas, John Landy, Ian Penrose and seven others are told here. Many people don't know them, but young and old will be inspired by their stories.
John Dee and Edward Kelley
Price: Free! Words: 119,200. Language: English. Published: October 19, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography
The biography of the lives and strange relationship of John Dee, Elizabethan savant and student of the occult and Edward Kelley who acted as his medium.
A Prodigal Returned
Price: Free! Words: 82,070. Language: English. Published: October 5, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography
There are no “special” people with God. There are only those who are close to Him and those who are far away. Jesus died on the cross and was risen from the grave to unite us with the Father. This book of remembrance shares with you the battle of the devil that raged against me to keep me from knowing that the heart of our Heavenly Father longs for one thing, to embrace each of us just as we are!
Cronologia vieţii şi lucrării Domnului Isus Hristos
Price: Free! Words: 108,400. Language: Romanian. Published: August 12, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography, Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Christianity / Pentecostal & Charismatic
Isus veşnicul Dumnezeu. Ioa 1:1 La început era Cuvîntul, şi Cuvîntul era cu Dumnezeu, şi Cuvîntul era Dumnezeu. Ioa 1:2 El (Cuvîntul) era la început cu Dumnezeu. Ioa 1:3 Toate lucrurile au fost făcute prin El (Cuvîntul); şi nimic din ce a fost făcut, n'a fost făcut fără El (Cuvîntul).
Little Girl Big Depression
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 69,040. Language: English. Published: January 19, 2013 and represented by Bird-in-Hand Publishing. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography
A tender, memory-preserved record of growing up in America's Great Depression. Four-year-old Annette Sanasack wakes to consciousness in a tiny Midwestern, Catholic, largely French-speaking town. By the time the novel ends, Annie is six years old and readers have witnessed, from her short-statured but perceptive vantage point, her family’s spiritual struggles through adversity.
The Great Adventure
Price: Free! Words: 69,280. Language: English. Published: April 1, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Military biography, Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography
From Footscray in the western suburbs of Melbourne to Flanders on the Western Front. Personal accounts of three brothers George Joe and Dave, who served in the AIF during World War One, and of the families they left behind. They all had life changing experiences but not all of those were caused by the war. Battles at Lone Pine, Pozieres, The Somme, and others, are described from their perspective.
Black Sheep and Gold Diggers
Price: Free! Words: 58,110. Language: English. Published: March 16, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography, Nonfiction » Biography » Criminals & outlaws
The personal stories of two men, Richard Venvill and Joseph Allen who were transported to Australia as convicts. Both were pardoned for very different reasons. The book spans the years from 1830 to 1902 and follows them through their convict years, the settlement of Port Philip, the beginnings of Melbourne,the gold rush,and other events that affected their lives.
The Only Living Man With A Hole In His Head
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 65,190. Language: English. Published: February 21, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Historical » General, Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography
One man. One Tamping Iron. One medical marvel. Based on a true story, “The Only Living Man With A Hole in His Head” tells the tale of railroad foreman Phineas Gage.
Only Yesterdays
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 96,960. Language: English. Published: October 10, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography, Nonfiction » True Crime » Organized crime
My father’s murder trial and appeal pitted certain elements of the AMA and the ‘Mafia’ against each other, a drama which was played out in the newspapers of the day, hurtling one hitherto obscure but proud family of immigrants from Sicily into the national spotlight.
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.
Katrina Wedding
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 60,200. Language: English. Published: August 18, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » History » American, Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography
A true story from south Mississippi about a couple trying to keep their October wedding date after losing everything to Hurricane Katrina.
The Kindest People Who Do Good Deeds, Volume 7: 250 Anecdotes
Series: The Kindest People Who Do Good Deeds, Book 7. Price: Free! Words: 65,220. Language: English. Published: July 12, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Inspiration » Personal inspiration, Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography
Don Rickles’ father taught him everything he ever needed to know about making car repairs: Pay someone else to make them. His father was a very kind man. He sold life insurance, and when his customers could not afford to pay the premiums, often he would pay the premiums for them. When his father died, his customers showed their respect for him by paying back what they owed him.
Mirror From Stone
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 89,780. Language: English. Published: July 6, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography, Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Mirror From Stone is the memoir of Kourosh, as he adjusts to post revolution life in Iran before and during the war.
Jamestown Odyssey: America's Unspoken Legacy of Multi-Racial Families From Its Founders
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 60,420. Language: English. Published: June 14, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » History » American, Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography
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Jamestown Odyssey is a ground breaking book on race and family in America. It chronicles the author's journey researching his family's Southern history. When he discovers that he has ancestors and distant cousins in both the black and Native communities, he has to come to terms with his, and American society's, hidden racial prejudices. Many Americans, if they have the courage, will find the same.
Control Switch On - A True Story of the World's Most Powerful Man
Price: Free! Words: 64,880. Language: English. Published: May 25, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Inspiration » Personal inspiration, Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography
Hitch the ride of your life with Ira Teller as he journeys into the mysterious realms of science, invents—the most advanced technology in existence and teams up with Ryan Moran—the singularly most powerful man in the world. Witness the rise of Ryan Moran’s global control over existing nations. Experience his might and power to achieve lasting world peace in this free and true online book!
Actress in Spite of Herself: The Life of Anna Cora Mowatt
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 50,880. Language: English. Published: April 16, 2011 by Ad Stellae Books. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Woman biographies, Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography
Anna Cora Mowatt holds an important place in American theater history. She was the first woman to give public readings; she wrote the first social satire for the stage; and, having become a star overnight without previous acting experience, she was the first American to make the acting profession for women respectable--proving that a lady could be an actress and an actress a lady. Ages 12 up.
Lily & Me
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 126,970. Language: English. Published: March 25, 2010. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography
My story opens as I leave Belfast to join the Royal Navy. Crossing the Irish Sea I think back to where it all began. My parents births how they meet marry and raise six children. Their struggle through two World Wars and desperate poverty. My mothers death in 1939 when I was eleven months old. Adopted by my eldest sister and husband and my own unhappy struggle of 13 years to regain my identity.
The Significance of Being Frank: The Life and Times of Franklin Benjamin Sanborn
Price: Free! Words: 96,270. Language: English. Published: October 5, 2009. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography
"The intimate details of Clark's narrative brings Sanborn's Transcendentalist world to life. This remarkable biography produces for the reader a direct sense of the social nerve and intellectual daring of 19th Century New England. Clark has done an outstanding job in the art of biography." -- Danne Polk, The Philosophy Research Base.