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Recollections of a WW II Coast Guardsman by Jim & Pete Jesson
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 8,930. Language: English. Published: December 12, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography, Nonfiction » History » 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 by Denise Farrugia
Price: $4.00 USD. Words: 23,860. Language: Australian English. Published: December 6, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography, Nonfiction » Biography » Woman biographies
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 by Louise Draper Colln
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 90,340. Language: English. Published: November 14, 2012 by Published by Westview, Inc.. Categories: Fiction » Christian » Historical, Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography
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 by Louis Gross
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 22,270. Language: English. Published: October 25, 2012. Categories: 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 by Ron D Smith
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 43,380. Language: English. Published: September 21, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Cultural heritage, Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography
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 by Students' Academy
Series: Study Gudes: English Literature, Book 211. Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 4,430. Language: English. Published: September 10, 2012 by Raja Sharma. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography, Nonfiction » History » Asian
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 by Deborah Thomas
Price: $9.97 USD. Words: 5,090. Language: English. Published: August 16, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Other biographies, Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography
This ebook consists of twenty-one concise biographies of former attorneys and law students who found success in another profession.
Família Salem by LihBooks Digitorial
Price: $10.00 USD. Words: 6,340. Language: Portuguese. Published: August 9, 2012. Categories: 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 by Tom Morris
Price: Free! Words: 4,840. Language: English. Published: August 8, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography, Nonfiction » History » Modern / 16th Century
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 by Joy Beebe
Price: $4.95 USD. Words: 41,020. Language: English. Published: August 7, 2012 by Joy A. Beebe. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography, Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
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 by Kleo Skavinski
Price: Free! Words: 780. Language: English. Published: July 29, 2012. Categories: 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.
Ellen: a woman of spirit by Noelene Allen
Price: $9.95 USD. Words: 43,920. Language: Australian English. Published: July 25, 2012 by Network Creative Services. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography, Nonfiction » Biography » Criminals & outlaws
Ellen: a woman of spirit by Noelene Allen is the extraordinary true story of a woman whose life journey is told with sympathy, compassion and above all honesty. The strength of the women of the Kelly family becomes clear as the reader shares many previously untold anecdotes of the life of the mother of Australia’s most famous bushranger, Ned Kelly.
In Kindling Flame: the Story of Hannah Senesh 1921-1944 by linda a. goldenberg
Price: $1.49 USD. Words: 61,340. Language: English. Published: July 16, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography
This is the gripping story of a young woman who is an icon of resistance to the Holocaust and an enduring symbol of courage. Born in Budapest in 1921, Hannah Senesh dreamed of becoming a writer. But she was Jewish, and by the time she was a teenager, the Nazis were coming to power in Europe. In 1939, at just18, she left for Palestine. Later she returned on a rescue mission that cost her life.
The Beautiful Beast: The Life & Crimes of SS-Aufseherin Irma Grese by Dan Brown
Price: $9.75 USD. Words: 60,690. Language: English. Published: July 2, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography
This is the amazing story of young girl who rose from obscurity to become the overlord of 30,000 helpless women in the largest of the Nazi factories of death. Irma Grese, blessed with flawless facial features and dazzling blue eyes, grew up as the Nazis seized power in Germany. Once she had the chance the to join the ranks of the female SS corps, she became the most notorious women guards.
Amazing Americans: High-Interest Short Stories from America's Past by Morrie Greenberg
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 20,690. Language: English. Published: June 30, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » History » American, Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography(5.00 from 1 review)
Twenty-one high interest true short stories that feature exciting personalities from America’s past. Each personality made unique contributions to America, and their stories are recounted in exciting terms.
Yehonala. La concubina que se convirtio en la ultima y más influyente emperatriz de China by Cordelia Callas
Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 29,510. Language: Spanish. Published: June 28, 2012 by LD Books - Lectorum. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Woman biographies, Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography
Este trabajo trata de ubicar, con justa apreciacion historica, a Yehonala, la figura femenina mas infuyente de toda la historia del gigante asiatico. Controvertida e imposible de ignorar, llego a la Ciudad Prohibida como una concubina mas del Emperador y mas adelante se revelo como una figura politica extraordinaria, con una rara habilidad para sobrevivir a todo tipo de intrigas cortesanas.
Akenaton. El faraón olvidado by Jorge Dulitzky
Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 61,270. Language: Spanish. Published: June 27, 2012 by LD Books - Lectorum. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Ancient, Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography
Akenatón ha ejercido una atracción irresistible debido al misterio que rodea su obra y su muerte: Fue el primer monoteísta de la historia?, Podría vinculársele con el surgimiento del judaísmo en Egipto?, Por qué su existencia y su doctrina fueron sumergidas en un olvido de tres mil años?. Este libro analiza muchos de estos cuestionamientos.
The Three Lives of Ged by John De Roach
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 54,190. Language: English. Published: June 17, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography, Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
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 by Ethan E. Harris
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 9,890. Language: English. Published: June 9, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Biography, Nonfiction » Biography » Historical 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.