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In the Cockpit with Chuck Yeager
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 12,580. Language: English. Published: April 18, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Military biography
In the Cockpit with Chuck Yeager is the first volume in Passion for Flight, a series of short biographies (20,000 words or less) regarding notable pilots who inspire young and old alike to take to the skies. Brig. Gen. Charles Elwood “Chuck” Yeager was the first person to break the sound barrier, on Oct. 14, 1947.
Hitler The Dictator
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 28,490. Language: English. Published: April 18, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography
Adolf Hitler’s 12 years a ruler of Germany led to the deaths of millions in World War II and earned him the crown of one of history’s most hated villains. With a passion for art and the penchant to be an architect, young Adolf Hitler spent many years in Vienna. After dropping out of school at the age of 16, he earned his bread by selling paintings on postcards to locals and tourists alike.
The Daniel O'Connell series. Book 1 - Youth
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Series: Daniel O'Connell, the Last King of Ireland, Book 1. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 17,500. Language: English. Published: April 14, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography
This is a LiteBite Book, about the equal of fifty or so pages of a Paperback or Pocket Book. The Daniel O'Connell story ‒ Book One. Youth. This is the first in a series of LiteBite Books telling the story of Daniel O'Connell, called in his own day the Uncrowned King of Ireland. This first Book takes us from his birth in 1775 to 1800.
Tomorrow?
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Price: Free! Words: 4,120. Language: English. Published: April 4, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography
(5.00 from 1 review)
Now that I am older I have learned much from many yesterdays and tomorrows and even so, I am still looking forward to my next tomorrow.
Operation Pied Piper
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 9,520. Language: English. Published: April 1, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography
A Historical Event. This is a True Story of a group of World War 2 Evacuees from Glasgow Scotland.Events are true and related to my own personal experience as an eight year old Evacuee-About what transpired on the 1st September 1939-The place where my brother and I were transported to, and what followed. It relates also - the the events that occurred, during the war after I was brought home again.
Australian Son: the story of Ned Kelly
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Price: $9.95 USD. Words: 115,000. Language: Australian English. Published: March 30, 2013 by Network Creative Services. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Criminals & outlaws
A century and one-third after his death, Ned Kelly’s not forgotten, and it’s hard to believe that Australians will ever forget him. In his own lifetime he passed into folklore, as Max Brown makes clear, so where is he now? This is not an easy question, but wherever he is, Max Brown’s book is part of the answer.
Omens and religion in Pushkin’s life
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Price: $1.00 USD. Words: 31,860. Language: Russian. Published: March 28, 2013. Category: Fiction » Historical » General
В книге ярко и увлекательно рассказывается о русских оригиналах XIX века: Ф.Толстом, М.Лунине и Н.Б.Юсупове, в повести «Приметы и религия в жизни Пушкина» жизнь великого поэта освещается с малоизвестной стороны. Очерки о декабристах дают живые портреты Чернышёвых и Голицына, а рассказ «Казнь» - страшную картину суда и казни руководителей восстания.
Footsteps to Freedom
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 92,240. Language: English. Published: March 21, 2013 by Austin Macauley. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography
Evacuated from Warsaw at the start of the Second World War, Anna is caught between Nazi air raids and the Russian invasion.After joining the Polish Resistance, she is arrested by Soviet Secret Police, interrogated and sentenced to hard labor in Siberia. Fresh dangers await her as she makes her way to Iran. She gains an insight into the hidden complexities of war and meets many characters.
War of the Currents
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 4,670. Language: English. Published: March 2, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography
HE TURNED NIGHT into day with the invention of alternating current which is still the standard today; he was the father of over one hundred patents, his genius was overshadowed by malefic individuals who called him a quintessential mad scientist; he was ripped off by Thomas Edison for fifty thousand dollars, and the FBI had a large dossier of him which later disappeared. In 1943 he was found dead.
Juan Patrón: A Fallen Star in the Days of Billy the Kid
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 65,080. Language: English. Published: February 20, 2013 by Brandylane Publishers. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography
Juan Patrón lived through one of the bloodiest chapters of the American West. Reputed for his heroics, Patrón tried to tame a frontier plagued with violence, illiteracy and greed - first as a teacher, then as a desperado hunter, and eventually as a speaker of the territorial house of New Mexico - before meeting his fate at the hands of a Texas cowboy in a dramatic showdown.
The Gunners of Shenyang
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Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 73,410. Language: English. Published: February 7, 2013 by Typhoon Media. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Yu Jihui's memoir of his life as a university student in China as the nation starved during Mao's Great Leap Forward.
The Journey Of Darly Estinval
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 16,920. Language: English. Published: February 4, 2013 by Rhonda Turpin. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography
The Griot Series is an imprint of World Books Etc. that tells the story of extraordinary people, both deceased and alive. THE JOURNEY OF DARLY ESTINVAL is her story while in Danbury Federal Prison Camp, from the perspective of a woman, mother, daughter of the Mayor of Haiti, and Party Promoter. The story is funny, entertaining, and informative.
Встречи со сверхчеловеком по имени Вольф Мессинг
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 18,550. Language: Russian. Published: February 1, 2013 by Wiener Literat. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography
Имя Вольфа Мессинга было окружено легендами еще при жизни. Телепат и ясновидящий, Мессинг работал с Фрейдом и Эйнштейном. За его голову Гитлер назначил награду. Сталин и Хрущев позаботились о его карьере «артиста». Венскому писателю Игорю Малаху посчастливилось не только быть индуктором великого телепата на его публичных выступлениях, но и общаться с ним вне концертных залов.
Sartre y Simone de Beauvoir. Atados por la libertad
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Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 34,270. Language: Spanish. Published: January 29, 2013 by LD Books - Lectorum. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Literary biography
La historia que narra este libro es una relación atípica, que no evita detalles escabrosos ni deja de resaltar lo extraordinario y duradero de un amor. Esta es la historia de dos de los más importantes y controversiales escritores y pensadores del Siglo XX: Sartre y Simone de Beauvoir.
Napoleon y Maria Walewska. La fiel amante del emperador
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Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 38,920. Language: Spanish. Published: January 29, 2013 by LD Books - Lectorum. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography
Esta es la conmovedora historia del amor de Napoleon y Maria; la historia de dos seres, con todas las debilidades de que estamos hechos, los cuales se prodigaron un amor singular. Napoleón y María se separaron y se volvieron a unir en diferentes etapas de sus vidas, ella fue su esposa polaca, aunque nunca se casaron.
Simón Bolívar y Manuela Sáenz. La Coronela y el Libertador
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Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 36,680. Language: Spanish. Published: January 23, 2013 by LD Books - Lectorum. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography
Esta es la historia de un amor entre dos seres que se amaron por sobre las obligadas distancias y los peligros, por sobre las críticas y los propios demonios.
A Tale of Survival: From War-Ravaged Europe to the Promise of America
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 195,320. Language: English. Published: January 22, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography
(5.00 from 3 reviews)
This is the hair-raising story of a kid growing up in WWII Hungary, and an odyssey afterwards through America. It's an intelligent work, with a great sense of humor. Tom touches on many uncomfortable and realistic themes - adultery, sexuality, poverty, brutality. He is audacious, powerful and honest. His book is a personalized narrative of 20th century history, based on his life.
Little Girl Big Depression
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 69,040. Language: English. Published: January 19, 2013 and represented by Bird-in-Hand Publishing. Category: 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.
Mảnh Trời Xanh Trên Thung Lũng
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 283,750. Language: Vietnamese. Published: January 12, 2013 by Kệ Sách eBook. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
TIÊU DAO BẢO CỰ MẢNH TRỜI XANH TRÊN THUNG LŨNG Hồi Ký – Tự Truyện Copyrighted @2013 Tiêu Dao Bảo Cự Published by Kệ Sách eBook Publishing Center Smashwords Edition ISBN 978-1-3017-2853-4
Film and Photography on the Front Range
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Series: Regional History Series. Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 101,950. Language: English. Published: January 10, 2013 by Pikes Peak Library District. Category: Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Artists
Film and Photography on the Front Range will acquaint the reader with the stories of many photographers of this Colorado region. From the earliest Rocky Mountain daguerreotypist in 1851, landscape pioneers, portraitists, silent filmmakers, theater commercial producers, fine arts photographers, to photojournalists, you will discover a picturesque history of Colorado image making.