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War, Prison and Liberation
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 7,110. Language: English. Published: April 22, 2015 by Enrico Massetti. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography
During WWII Gino was active with the Italian resistance movement building radios for the partisans. He was arrested, imprisoned and ended up in the concentration camo in Bolzano, on his way to Dachau. This is the story of how his technical knowledge avoided him the otherwise fatal leg of the trip, how the German commander of the camp wanted him to build a radio to illegaly receive Radio London.
Illustrated Biography of William Shakespeare
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 29,340. Language: English. Published: April 14, 2015 by Azeem Khan. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Biographical anthologies
Hundreds of years have passed since William Shakespeare's time. He has left behind nearly a million words of text, but his life is still a mystery. This book is an engaging introduction to a subject that students will certainly encounter many times throughout their education—and their lives.
Two Gun Hart - Law Man, Cowboy, and Long-Lost Brother of Al Capone
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 89,230. Language: English. Published: March 16, 2015. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography
He was one of the most successful lawmen in the country, arresting bootleggers and catching criminals. He wore a ten gallon hat, wore cowboy boots, and rode a horse, fighting men with Tommy guns with his two six-shooters. He was a war hero, a wild-west performer, a Boy scout leader, and the president's body guard. He was also the brother of the most notorious criminal in the world, Al Capone.
Tall Poppies Along the Yarra
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Price: Free! Words: 91,930. Language: Australian English. Published: February 15, 2015 by Port Campbell Press. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Cultural heritage
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.
The Cockeyed Bull and The Perky Poodle
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 49,010. Language: English. Published: February 4, 2015. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography
This book is more than a collection. It is a composite of "customer appreciation." I have put together a number of short stories from my "reader feedback" information, in which readers have expressed their preference for some of my previously published stories. Then I have added a number of newly written, never before published stories.
A Short Biography of Pope John XXIII
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 4,990. Language: English. Published: January 28, 2015. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography
A very short biography of Angelo Roncalli better known as the blessed Pope John XXIII who headed the Catholic Church from 1958 until his death in 1963.
Famous Social Reformers & Revolutionaries 8: Shaheed Bhagat Singh
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Series: Famous Social Reformers & Revolutionaries. Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 8,950. Language: English. Published: January 18, 2015 by Raja Sharma. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Political biography
“Shaheedon ki chitaon par lagenge har varsh mele, Watan pe mitne walon ka yahi baki nishaan hoga.” (There will be fairs at the tombs of the martyrs every year; this is what will remain of those who die for their country.)
70 Years of the Statistical Office of the Republic of Slovenia
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Price: Free! Words: 12,000. Language: Commonwealth English. Published: January 15, 2015 by Statisti─Źni urad Republike Slovenije. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography
In 2014, the Statistical Office of the Republic of Slovenia (SURS) celebrated the 70th anniversary of its establishment. In these decades it evolved into an impartial and trustworthy institution with implemented quality standards. To mark this jubilee, a special publication was issued. We invite you to read or maybe just browse the new chapter on our office.
Famous Social Reformers & Revolutionaries 7: Georges Danton
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Series: Famous Social Reformers & Revolutionaries. Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 4,620. Language: English. Published: January 15, 2015 by Raja Sharma. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography
He was born in Arcis sur Aube in northeastern France on 26th of October 1759. He was the first President of the Committee of Public Safety.
Famous Social Reformers & Revolutionaries 6: Jane Addams
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Series: Famous Social Reformers & Revolutionaries. Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 7,530. Language: English. Published: January 11, 2015 by Raja Sharma. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography
Jane Addams was a pioneer settlement social worker in America. She was born on 6th of September, 1860 at Cedarville, Illinois. She was also an author, a philosopher, and sociologist.
Famous Social Reformers & Revolutionaries 4: Mikhail Bakunin
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Series: Famous Social Reformers & Revolutionaries. Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 8,600. Language: English. Published: December 25, 2014 by Raja Sharma. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Social scientists & psychologists
He is the founder of collectivist anarchism. Bakunin is undoubtedly one of the most powerful figures of anarchism. He was also one of the main founders of the ‘social anarchist’ tradition.
Famous Social Reformers & Revolutionaries 1: Mahatma Gandhi
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Series: Famous Social Reformers & Revolutionaries. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 14,500. Language: English. Published: December 17, 2014 by Raja Sharma. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Celebrity biography
His major weapon against the Empirical British Regime was non-violent civil disobedience. Now when we see his old pictures, movies, or listen to his speeches, or watch him in movie clips of the time, it seems incredible that a frail man in a white dhoti had led India to her freedom.
Jonas Salk
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 6,550. Language: English. Published: December 17, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » History
Jonas Salk, The Fight Against Polio, will introduce young readers to one of the epic efforts of the 20th century: the campaign to find a polio vaccine. In this book, students are invited to take part in a discussion about viruses, immunity and medical ethics. Jonas Salk is more than a biography, it is snapshot of a time and place.
Florence Nightingale
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 5,390. Language: English. Published: December 8, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography
When Florence Nightingale arrived at Barrack Hospital in Scutari, during the Crimean War, rats ran freely through the corridors. Patients died from disease and infection more often than they died of war wounds. Florence recognized the role of good hygiene and skilled nursing in patient care. Her reforms saved many lives.
From Picas to Bytes: Four Generations of Seacrest Newspaper Service to Nebraska
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 55,010. Language: English. Published: September 7, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography
How one newspaper family made their city and their state a better place to live.
Walter Mepham
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Price: Free! Words: 27,320. Language: English. Published: July 23, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography
Personal family histories intermingle with scenes of life before, during and beyond The Great War, the First World War 1914-18, to present day conflict across the globe in the 21st century. Decisions to be made to fight or not to fight, to kill, or be killed. The role of political, religious and military leaders, and the populations they send to war, the inglorious, and tragic consequences of war.
Honourable King
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Price: Free! Words: 5,640. Language: English. Published: July 11, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography
Caught up in the Pacific slave trading during 1862, William Ellis watched astounded as their frail canoes were smashed to pieces and the natives herded below decks at gunpoint into the hold, Taken by force, the natives were destined as slaves to work in the coffee plantations and silver mines of Peru.
A Painful Journey
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Price: Free! Words: 5,550. Language: English. Published: July 2, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography
This is a true story about a woman who is forced to leave her home, north of Kimberley, with five young children at the outbreak of the Boer War in 1899. She undertakes a journey of a 1000 kilometres partly through a war torn country and semi desert area of South Africa to reach the safety of Cape Town.
Ninja Warrior: 10 Ninjas That Changed History
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 16,510. Language: English. Published: June 24, 2014 by BookCaps. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography
Ninjas have been protecting Japan in the shadows for hundreds of years. No warrior has ever operated with such honor and skill. The ten ninjas profiled here are amongst the greatest Japan has ever known. They forever shaped both the history and folklore of the Ninja. Profiles are included of the following Ninja’s: Kirigakure Saizo, Mochizuki Chiyome, Ishikawa Goemon, Fuma Kotaro, Kato Danzo, H
Blacklisted: A Biography of Dalton Trumbo
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 15,620. Language: English. Published: June 17, 2014 by BookCaps. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography
Dalton Trumbo was the highest paid screenwriter in Hollywood when he was investigated as a Communist during America's Red Scare of the 1940s. He was ultimately sent to jail and placed on an industry blacklist that would make him unhirable. His exile lasted 13 years during which time he was forced to write screenplays under assumed names. While on the Hollywood blacklist Trumbo's writing won two