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The Three Lives of Ged
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 54,190. Language: English. Published: June 17, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography
Ged has lived three lives, each of them quite different from the other two. This is a story similar to any number of tens of thousands of such stories of migrants who have travelled to Australia to make it their home, while still retaining a love of their homeland. It is, therefore, a remarkable story.
Left by the Indians: Story of My Life
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 9,890. Language: English. Published: June 9, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » History » Biography
This the eyewitness story of the Utter-Van Ornum wagon train massacre. It is the single worst pioneer massacre in US history. Much like the Donner Party and the Paraguay soccer team, the 16 survivors of the Utter-Van Ornum wagon train had to resort to cannibalism in order to survive their 45-day ordeal.
The Town That Haunted Hemingway: The Slip and Fall of Young Ernie's Spirituality : The Gradual Corruption of America's Literary Genius
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 14,330. Language: English. Published: May 30, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography
When I say haunting, I mean that in a good way. Unforgettable impressions of Petoskey always persisted in the mind of Hemingway. That's the kind of haunting to which I am referring. This sleepy northern Michigan Hamlet often served as settings and many of it's characters appear in the author's finest works. Probably the most complex person ever to live in Petoskey has been Ernest Hemingway.
Barbara Jean Westbrook: The Life That Only a Virtuous Woman Could Endure
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Price: $20.00 USD. Words: 13,400. Language: English. Published: May 13, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Religious biography
The story of Barbara Jean Westbrook takes you on a journey through "The Life That Only a Virtuous Woman Could Endure." In this book, you will learn about a young girl who lost her mother at the age of four and was then sent hundreds of miles away to live with her grandmother. Facing life as a motherless child in times of segregation, Barbara is tested time and time again.
Reporting Live: Articles and Letters from the 1904 St. Louis World's Fair
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Price: $10.99 USD. Words: 67,620. Language: English. Published: April 24, 2012 by Gregath Publishing Company, Inc.. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography
The 188 page book was published in May 2008. It is a compilation of articles written by fair visitors primarily from Western Missouri. Illustrations are included in the book.
All about Fidel Castro
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Series: Study Gudes: English Literature, Book 209. Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 9,850. Language: English. Published: April 20, 2012 by Raja Sharma. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Political biography
No other revolutionary leader has influenced the modern world as has Castro, for his impregnable ideology kept him the leader of his people in Cuba for more than four decades.
Stepping In It: Marine Boot Camp For 19-Cents-An-Hour
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 38,790. Language: English. Published: April 19, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Military biography
A young man embarks on an adventurous start to his adult life, experiencing the pain, sweat, and fear of Vietnam-era Marine Corps boot camp.
Mary Upton Ferrin - Earliest Massachusetts Pioneer In Woman Suffrage
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 16,090. Language: English. Published: April 16, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography
Biography of Mary Upton Ferrin, credited with taking the first step for Woman Suffrage in Massachusetts. To Commemorate the 75th Anniversary of Woman Suffrage 1920-1995.
Shute the Messenger
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 46,740. Language: English. Published: April 13, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Literary biography
Compelling biography of a remarkable achiever, successful author and aviator Nevil Shute. Fricke interweaves the sweep of 20th Century history with Shute’s life and writing career. A lifelong passion for flying led Shute to fly a tiny plane to Australia where he settled in 1948 His diverse experiences fuelled and inspired his many books including A Town Like Alice and On the Beach.
Barfußkinder: Eine Kindheit in der Zwischenkriegszeit
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 80,630. Language: German. Published: April 6, 2012 by Edition Tirol. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography
Berta Margreiter zählt zu den bekanntesten Mundartdichterinnen Tirols. In diesem Buch beschreibt sie die Zeit ihrer Kindheit und Jugendzeit während der Zwischenkriegsjahre in der Wildschönau.
The Great Adventure
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Price: Free! Words: 69,280. Language: English. Published: April 1, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Military biography
From Footscray in the western suburbs of Melbourne to Flanders on the Western Front. Personal accounts of three brothers George Joe and Dave, who served in the AIF during World War One, and of the families they left behind. They all had life changing experiences but not all of those were caused by the war. Battles at Lone Pine, Pozieres, The Somme, and others, are described from their perspective.
Biographies Through Postage Stamps: 290 Indian Personalities [Collector's Edition]
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Price: $7.00 USD. Words: 135,450. Language: English. Published: March 31, 2012 by patternGraphic DigiBooks. Category: Nonfiction » Antiques & Collectibles » Stamps
Biographies Through Postage Stamps is a Collector's Edition series that show cases great men from history who appeared in postage stamps of different countries. Current Edition "290 Indian Personalities" depicts short biographies of Indian Faces who appeared on Indian postage stamps during different phases of history.
Here's to Our Far Flung Empire: An Account of a Colonial Upbringing
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Price: $4.85 USD. Words: 96,980. Language: English. Published: March 24, 2012 by Memoirs Publishing. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography
Tony Orchard was a product of the British Empire at a time when Great Britain's rule across an empire that stretched from India to Singapore and Jamaica to Borneo was fast fading into history. Here’s To Our Far-Flung Empire is a fascinating and entertaining account of 17 years of conflict, comradeship, romance, adventure and excitement across the world.
100+ Quotable Quotes By & About Dr. Ron Paul~ A Real Amer-I-Can!
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Series: Steve's Important FREE ebooks, Book 1. Price: Free! Words: 9,920. Language: English. Published: March 21, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography
100+ Quotable Quotes By & About Dr. Ron Paul~ A Real Amer-I-Can! is a collection of quotes By Dr. Paul & About Dr. Paul. In this collection one will find quotes by Celebrities and Extra Ordinary Amer-I-Cans Everywhere! People such as: Clint Eastwood & Kelly Clarkson! Plus Extra Ordinary Amer-I-Cans from across the country and especially a selection of Veterans! This is a FREE ebook!
1309 Days to Freedom
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 110,820. Language: English. Published: March 20, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
This is the autobiography of Dietrich W. Geschke, who was born in pre-war East Prussia. Kept along with his mother and sister on Russian collective farms in post-war Kaliningrad Oblast (pre-war East Prussia) for 3 1/2 years and eventually escaped from East Germany to West Germany. His family immigrated to the U.S. in 1952.
From Smuggling to Cotton Kings - the Greg Story
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Price: $4.85 USD. Words: 34,240. Language: English. Published: March 20, 2012 by Memoirs Publishing. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Cultural heritage
This book covers a period when Britain was the cradle of change and innovation in many fields - commerce, agriculture, manufacturing, finance and the development of democratic political structures and it goes on to portray the slow decline of a family-based industrial enterprise under the political, social and economic pressures of the late 19th and 20th centuries.
doctor Vet
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 34,630. Language: English. Published: March 18, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography
This book is a collection of stories about Dr. Meyers' life as a large animal veterinarian in north-western Ontario, Canada in the late 1970's. She had to deal with many hurdles because of her sex both during her years at the University of Guelph and when she was working in the district. It also includes many chapters about her three daughters as they grew up in that farming communtity.
Margaret Fuller: An Uncommon Woman
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 36,320. Language: English. Published: March 17, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography
Who was Margaret Fuller? She was a 19th century journalist and author who changed the way we think about women. Margaret sympathized with the plight of the Indians and praised the virtues of Irish immigrants. She covered a revolution in Italy and argued for women's rights. Read about Margaret in this concise new biography.
Black Sheep and Gold Diggers
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Price: Free! Words: 58,110. Language: English. Published: March 16, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography
The personal stories of two men, Richard Venvill and Joseph Allen who were transported to Australia as convicts. Both were pardoned for very different reasons. The book spans the years from 1830 to 1902 and follows them through their convict years, the settlement of Port Philip, the beginnings of Melbourne,the gold rush,and other events that affected their lives.
The Only Living Man With A Hole In His Head
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 65,190. Language: English. Published: February 21, 2012. Category: Fiction » Historical » General
One man. One Tamping Iron. One medical marvel. Based on a true story, “The Only Living Man With A Hole in His Head” tells the tale of railroad foreman Phineas Gage.