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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.
Almazan. El unico general revolucionario
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Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 174,710. Language: Spanish. Published: January 10, 2013 by LD Books - Lectorum. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography
Mucho se ha silenciado la presencia del único general revolucionario Juan Andreu Almazán, con el propósito, entre otros, de preservar la imagen de Lázaro Cárdenas. Ésta es una biografía que da voz a quien, después de Zapata y Villa, ha sido el único verdadero revolucionario que ha tenido México.
Günther Rall: A Memoir
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 74,460. Language: English. Published: January 9, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography
Gunther Rall, fighter ace and NATO general, waited fifty years before authorizing this first biography that chronicles almost a century of his life and coincides with some of the most dramatic moments in the history of the twentieth century.
Crosses, Cannons & Coffins
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,090. Language: English. Published: January 8, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » History » American
In Crosses, Cannons & Coffins author Georgiann Baldino brings a little-known, but true, story to readers, a human account of Civil War service rendered by Sisters of Mercy. Relatively few records exist from women who served as nurses in America's Civil War. Few historians include women nurses in their manuscripts. Nuns served under battlefield conditions unnerving even for veteran officers.
My Father, My Puzzle
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 33,080. Language: English. Published: December 29, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography
This is a true story about the author's love-hate relationship with his father. After the family endures one refugee camp after another, the author gradually uncovers his father's secret World War II past. The story also illustrates the difficulties faced by immigrants trying to rebuild their lives in the United States.
The Story of Railroading’s Most Remarkable Brothers: W. Graham Claytor, Jr. and Robert B. Claytor
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 15,170. Language: English. Published: December 28, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography
The story of two major leaders in American railroading who also happened to be brothers. The book covers the lives and accomplishments of Graham Claytor, Jr. and Robert Claytor. The brothers were presidents of two major railroads. Later, Bob became Chairman and CEO of Norfolk Southern. Graham was Secretary of the Navy under President Jimmy Carter. He also was chosen President of Amtrak.
Recollections of a WW II Coast Guardsman
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 8,930. Language: English. Published: December 12, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography
(5.00 from 1 review)
A series of short stories recollected by Jim Jesson who served in the US Coast Guard in World War II. These are actual events in Coast Guard history with the dates, places, and statistics recalled to the best of Jim’s memory. Identities, names and places may be changed.
Maureen White – A Biography
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Price: $4.00 USD. Words: 23,860. Language: Australian English. Published: December 6, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography
From growing up on an island in the Pacific, to being taken captive by German raiders in World War II, through to becoming a Red Cross warrior and working around the world, Maureen’s life was never dull or lonely.
Woman of the Land: Mary, Mother of The Christ
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 90,340. Language: English. Published: November 14, 2012 by Published by Westview, Inc.. Category: Fiction » Christian » Historical
A journey through the life of Mary, from the innocence of childhood to Golgotha. Mary tells her story as her own person: a woman who believes - and doubts - but accepts both the joy and pain of loving. Louise Draper Colln's account of the spiritual and practical life of Mary narrates and makes real the needs and emotions surrounding those ancient events.