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Meticulous Records
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 25,040. Language: English. Published: July 5, 2013 by Crossroad Press. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography
The note from my father "Go hide yourselves somewhere even if it is in a hole in the ground, because nobody knows what is happening here" This was the first news we had from him after a nightmare wait to know where he was. Someone had found the note - thankfully not a Nazi or sympathizer.
Some Wore Blue & Some Wore Gray
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Price: Free! Words: 20,270. Language: English. Published: July 3, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography
(4.00 from 1 review)
NY Times Best Selling Author Heather Graham has assembled biographies of some of her favorite, real life characters from the Civil War. Come and see how sometimes the best characters aren't fictitious.
The Daniel O'Connell Series Book 3. The Great Reform Bill.
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Series: Daniel O'Connell, the Last King of Ireland, Book 3. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 18,580. Language: English. Published: July 3, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography
This is the third in the series of LiteBite Books telling the story of Daniel O’Connell. It follows him from the Waterford Election to the great Clare Election where Daniel himself was elected. Thence the book looks at the run-up to the Great Reform Bill in England and the disputes in the United Kingdom House of Parliament of which Daniel was now a Member.
The Patriot King
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 4,370. Language: English. Published: June 28, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography
(4.50 from 2 reviews)
The Patriot King explores the life and times of an American hero. The book is filled with shadow information that turned this hero into an iconic figure. All readers can take a guess at just who this figure is. Whether you are old or young, the Patriot King delivers an impressive look into the American past.
By the Pleasing Countenance of My Superiors
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Price: Free! Words: 5,790. Language: English. Published: June 26, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography
The life of Dungog Police Magistrate Thomas Cook, Esq. (1788-1866)
Man of a Million Fragments: The True Story of Clay Shaw
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Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 405,560. Language: English. Published: June 18, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography
A biography of Clay Shaw, the New Orleans man implicated in the assassination of President Kennedy. It tells of Shaw’s life as playwright and telegraph employee, public relations man, his service during World War II, his spectacular career at the International Trade Mart in New Orleans, life as a gay businessman and CIA information source, through his arrest, trial, and ongoing litigation. Unique!
Broken Warrior
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 44,220. Language: English. Published: May 14, 2013 by Austin Macauley. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography
When a 96-year-old Polish man, Konstanty Dzierżek, asks Joy Mawby for English lessons, little does she think that he will take her on a journey through the twentieth century. Interwoven with Konstanty’s colourful memories of pre-war Russia and Poland are his own memoirs which record his adventures during and after the war.
The Anglo-French Conspiracy
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 45,970. Language: English. Published: May 14, 2013 by Austin Macauley. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography
As the sun rose on the 7th May 1429, Joan felt that her whole life had been in preparation for the epic event that was about to unfold. The day before, she had directed her confessor to stay close to her on the morrow, as blood would flow from her body.
Bongo, Bongo, Bongo - Life in the Belgian Congo during the 1920's
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 15,190. Language: English. Published: May 10, 2013 by Bruce Alexander Kilgour. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Adventurers & explorers
The adventurous spirit of the early European pioneers in Africa is faithfully captured through these descriptive memoirs. Photographs included. Here's something for those who like to take a trip down memory lane, especially when that lane is a jungle lane and you are surrounded by hundreds of bright, hungry eyes on a dark night. An African gem.
Annette Estrada and Alfred A. Estrada: Their Stories
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 27,030. Language: English. Published: May 1, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography
This book contains the individual biographies of Annette Estrada and Alfred A. Estrada. They were typical of Americans who had successful lives in the twentieth century. Although they weren’t celebrities or famous, their lives were interesting and dramatic nevertheless.
In the Shadow of Empires
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 34,930. Language: English. Published: April 28, 2013 by First Break. Category: Nonfiction » History » Medieval
In the Shadow of Empires is an easily accessible account of the historic Vlad Dracula, the events he shaped and the events that shaped him. The narrative follows Vlad Dracula from cradle to grave and specifically avoids discussing vampires, apart from where it is absolutely necessary to link the historic person to nineteenth century fiction writing.
In the Cockpit with Bob Hoover
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 12,760. Language: English. Published: April 18, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Military biography
In the Cockpit with Bob Hoover is the second volume in a series of short biographies regarding notable pilots. After spending 15 months as a POW in WWII, Hoover served as Yeager's backup pilot on the X-1 project. He later became a test pilot and a legendary aerobatic pilot who flew popular demonstrations in aircraft including a Shrike Commander and P-51.
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.