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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: 6,480. Language: English. Published: December 17, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » History
Jonas Salk, The Fight Against Polio, will introduce the young reader to one of the epic efforts of the 20th century: the campaign to find a polio vaccine. Offer a young reader to a discussion about viruses, immunity and medical ethics. Jonas Salk is more than a biography, it is snapshot of a time and place.
Echoes From the Family Kitchen
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 78,040. Language: English. Published: December 12, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography
The discovery of two hundred letters between his mom and dad during WWII (while serving with the Seabees in North Africa and Guam) leads a son on a journey of discovery 200,000 years in the making. Their story brings him in close contact with Sicily in the 1800s to the American shores, revealing glimpses of Depression-Age America in Western NY to the present.
Under the SS Shadow
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Price: $6.95 USD. Words: 57,620. Language: English. Published: December 11, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography
UNDER THE SS SHADOW is a true story of a Hitler Youth, an SS major's son, who runs for his life in war-torn Europe. He sees his father shot down by guerrillas, rebuilds his life from the ruins, leaves Hitler's SS emblem for another symbol.
Florence Nightingale
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 5,180. 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.
Never Be Afraid: A Belgian Jew in the French Resistance
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 110,050. Language: English. Published: December 7, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography
"Never Be Afraid: A Belgian Jew in the French Resistance" is the story of a Belgian Jew who flees to southern France with his family when the Nazis invade, poses as a Christian, and joins the French Resistance to fight Hitler’s Nazis. Bernard Mednicki's story, in the best tradition of the famous Yiddish writers, is a glorious refutation of the myth that the Jews went like "lambs to the slaughter."
Stand Against the Wind
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 97,560. Language: English. Published: November 30, 2014 by Running Quail Press, Inc.. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography
Lourana Crawford Finney, a humble woman from the hills of Kentucky narrates this tale of her life. She recounts atrocities of the Civil War, slavery, Indian raids and the hardships and joys of her life. Lou stood strong and faced her challenges head on.
Remembering Volhynia
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 56,130. Language: English. Published: November 30, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography
A compelling story of tragedy and triumph, a passionate true account of two families' struggles to survive the conflagration that was WWII.
Scoundrels and Scallywags
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 65,530. Language: English. Published: November 29, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography
Best-selling author Brian Brennan chronicles the lives of adventurers, criminals, eccentrics, rogue politicians and other notorious Alberta types.
Rabindranath Tagore
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 7,990. Language: English. Published: November 16, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography
Through the life of one person events of an era may be revealed.This is the case with Rabindranath Tagore, a man whose influence lasted long after his life was complete.Tagore won a Noble Prize and was knighted by King George V. Designed for young readers, this biography entertains and informs.To read about Tagore is to learn about an epoch. Included are many vivid photos and a brief study guide.
The Civil War in South Carolina's Low Country
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Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 383,550. Language: English. Published: November 15, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
"The Civil War in South Carolina's Low Country" contains a value-priced collection of biographical stories about the people history books forget -- families, children, abandoned slaves, missionaries and teachers, spies, ordinary soldiers and government tax collectors, greedy cotton agents and land speculators. All are real people; all of them lived through historical events we only read about.
The Man in the Nautical Hat
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 137,410. Language: English. Published: November 11, 2014 by Austin Macauley. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography
Croatia, Bosnia, Serbia... the names of these republics, in the former Yugoslavia, became depressingly familiar in the early nineties. But what was it like before the start of the civil war? What was it like growing up there?
Dragon Lady: A History of the 1960 U-2 Spying Incident
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 18,570. Language: English. Published: November 3, 2014 by BookCaps. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography
Espionage thrillers make great edge of your seat films--but when they're true, things get a little more...chilling. At the height of the Cold War in 1960, an American U-2 spy plane was shot down over the Soviet airspace. What follows is a tale of cover-up, lies, and, of course, spying. With page turning suspense, this book looks at the incredible true history of one of the United States greatest
Miles Davis: A Biography
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 15,540. Language: English. Published: October 27, 2014 by BookCaps. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography
The 20th century produced only a handful of musicians who could be called geniuses – people who would have achieved timeless fame no matter when they were born. Miles Davis is one of those individuals. He primarily played the trumpet, though he was an accomplished multi-instrumentalist. His signature style was minimalist and improvisational. Those closest to him described a shy person who used
Remember Your Name
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 70,140. Language: English. Published: October 23, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » History » Holocaust
From living in the Lodz ghetto at age ten to surviving the hells of Auschwitz and a death march at fifteen, Teddy Znamirowski faced unfathomable horrors, narrowly escaping death time and time again. Liberated at sixteen, it was not until the Bricha approached him and he became a lead operative – smuggling thousands of refugees across country borders – that he finally began his life again.
Midnight Train to Siberia
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Price: $5.50 USD. Words: 34,440. Language: English. Published: September 17, 2014 by Memoirs Publishing. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography
One freezing February night in 1940, Alicja Goral, her parents and siblings were dragged from their home and forced to board a cattle train to be transported over a thousand miles to the wastes of Siberia. They were just one of many thousands of Polish families sent to labour camps by Stalin and his NKVD after the Soviets seized their country at the outbreak of WWII. Alicja now 89 tells her story.
The People Under the House
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 107,040. Language: English. Published: September 10, 2014 by Second Wind Publishing, LLC. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography
Very few escaped the death camps of Nazi Germany. Of those who survived, nearly all had been successfully hidden by friends. A handful had no such friends and co-conspirators, but managed to stay alive through a rare combination of wits, intuition and luck. Werner Hellman was one of the latter. This is their story, completed by Dene after Werner’s death.
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.
The Colonial Vet
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 68,570. Language: Commonwealth English. Published: September 3, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography
'The Colonial Vet in Fiji, Ceylon and Africa' is the colourful story of pioneering Australian veterinary surgeon, Charles Turbet, who after serving in WW1, spent most of his working life in Fiji, Ceylon (Sri Lanka) and Nyasaland (Malawi) as a government vet. An adventurous and intellectually curious man, Turbet made lasting impacts on stock breeding and animal husbandry everywhere he worked.
Little Lodges on the Prairie: Freemasonry & Laura Ingalls Wilder
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Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 76,430. Language: English. Published: August 23, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography
Little Lodges on the Prairie: Freemasonry & Laura Ingalls Wilder is the first book to comprehensively detail the involvement of Laura Ingalls Wilder and each member of her family in the ancient fraternity of Freemasonry and the related Order of the Eastern Star, offering a new and unique perspective on the beloved author of the Little House on the Prairie series of books.