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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.
Flight for Life
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 22,270. Language: English. Published: October 25, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography
The Journey of a Child Holocaust Survivor The enormity of the destruction of six million Jews in a span of less than a decade is a challenge for most to conceptualize. As a young boy born into a privileged life in Europe, Lou Gross had a rich quality of life. With the onset of World War II though, all Slovakian Jews found themselves equally at risk of losing their lives. Lou’s young, carefr
The Storm Before the Calm: The Early Lives of Venus and Hiro
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You set the price! Words: 43,380. Language: English. Published: September 21, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Cultural heritage
The wedding that Thanksgiving weekend 1958 in Chicago should never have happened. Venus Ballesteros should have been on her way back to the Philippines. Hiro Tanamachi should have died in the war. Somehow, the man who had trained to die as a suicide submarine pilot in the Japanese Navy, and the woman whose hometown had been occupied by the Japanese, met 8,000 miles away from their homelands.
Maharaja Ranjit Singh: Sher-e-Punjab
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Series: Study Gudes: English Literature, Book 211. Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 4,430. Language: English. Published: September 10, 2012 by Raja Sharma. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography
The one eyed young Sikh was going to become a sworn enemy of the Durrani leaders in the following years.
Ex-Lawyer: 21 Concise Biographies of Former Attorneys and Law Students Who Found Success in Another Profession
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Price: $9.97 USD. Words: 5,090. Language: English. Published: August 16, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Other biographies
This ebook consists of twenty-one concise biographies of former attorneys and law students who found success in another profession.
Família Salem
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Price: $10.00 USD. Words: 6,340. Language: Portuguese. Published: August 9, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography
Carlos Eduardo Calfat-Salem conta-nos sobre os primórdios da República, o fim da Escravidão e da a história da industrialização do Brasil iniciada com a chegada dos imigrantes de várias regiões do mundo - através da história da origem de sua própria família, vinda da Síria: os Salem.
The Alchemists: Thomas Charnock
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Price: Free! Words: 4,840. Language: English. Published: August 8, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography
Intended to be the first in a series of short publications dealing with alchemy and the alchemists this is the biography of Thomas Charnock (1524,6 - 1581)
Snapshots of a War Bride's Life
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Price: $4.95 USD. Words: 41,020. Language: English. Published: August 7, 2012 by Joy A. Beebe. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography
A 1940s account of a young English girl and her family living and working during WWII. After an eternity of scary bomb sounds, sleeping under a table, and watching London burn, 22-year-old Joy marries American soldier Carl and leaves Britain behind. Traveling first by troop ship, then by train the couple arrives in Salem with $10 to their name and a two-year-old son to begin their life in America.
Ludwig van beethoven
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Price: Free! Words: 780. Language: English. Published: July 29, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography
(5.00 from 1 review)
this is about beethovens life, from his birth to his death. he was truely a magnificent person and an extraordinary musician.