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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.
History, Heroism and Home
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Series: History Comes to Life, Book 2. Price: $4.85 USD. Words: 58,220. Language: English. Published: February 20, 2012 by Memoirs Publishing. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography
History, Heroism & Home is the second in a quartet of books by Terence Kearey. It deals with life in Britain through the centuries from the perspective of his family. It relates how the Ciardha (‘Ciar’s people’) in the Ireland of the Dark Ages evolved into the modern Keareys, how holders of that name laboured, loved and fought through the centuries.
Maddalena - Mussolini's 'Daughter of the Wolf'
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 19,510. Language: English. Published: February 15, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography
Maddelana is a loyal and enthusiastic young fascist in Mussolini's Italy, but her world is about to be smashed and broken beyond all recognition by World War Two. This is a true account of a teenager that lived in Italy during World War Two. Through the eyes of Maddelana, we see the struggle of ordinary Italians under the oppressive rule of Mussolini's Fascist State.
My Odyssey To Area 51
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Price: $3.95 USD. Words: 80,010. Language: English. Published: February 10, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
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An account by an Area 51 veteran on how he became selected to serve at Area 51 with a 23-man Special Projects team for CIA A-12 Project OXCART, America's first stealth plane and still the fastest and highest flying air breathing plane ever flown. His odyssey covered X-15 flights on the NASA High Range, the A-12, Soviet MiG exploitation programs, and the early stealth HAVE BLUE prototype.
La dieta del Rambam
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Price: Free! Words: 30,000. Language: Spanish. Published: February 9, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Judaism / Orthodox
Manual básico basado en las enseñanzas del Rambam y otros Jajamim acerca de qué, cómo y cuándo comer, aplicado a nuestros días. Incluye una reseña de la biografía del Rambam y anécdotas sobre él. De acuerdo con el Rambam, el Kitzur Shulján Aruj, Rab Yehezkel Ishayek y libros de medicina contemporáneos.
Seven Centuries of Diepenbrocks
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 14,480. Language: English. Published: February 6, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography
The author documents the fascinating personal history of the Diepenbrock clan from the 1300s to present day and chronicles its involvement in European and American history.
Back Home Again in Indiana
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Price: Free! Words: 3,080. Language: English. Published: January 29, 2012 by Second Wind Publishing, LLC. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography
Four men of a certain age make an all-night drive to attend the 2011 Indianapolis 500. This short story provided for your quick reading entertainment by J. Conrad Guest, author of the detective novel series, "One Hot January" and "January's Thaw", and the romantic baseball novel "Backstop, A Baseball Love Story in Nine Innings".
The Hardwick Love Story
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Series: Historical Love Stories, Book 2. Price: Free! Words: 4,510. Language: English. Published: January 27, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography
Bess of Hardwick's grand daughter was very gifted. She wanted to use her intelligence to study and learn, probably to marry and raise a family. Her grandmother wanted her to be Queen of England. The conflict had the most tragic consequences and ruined Arbella's life.