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Operation Pied Piper
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 9,520. Language: English. Published: April 1, 2013. Categories: 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
Price: $9.95 USD. Words: 115,000. Language: Australian English. Published: March 30, 2013 by Network Creative Services. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Criminals & outlaws, Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography
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
Price: $1.00 USD. Words: 31,860. Language: Russian. Published: March 28, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Historical » General, Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography
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
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 92,240. Language: English. Published: March 21, 2013 by Austin Macauley. Categories: 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.
War of the Currents
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 4,670. Language: English. Published: March 2, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography, Nonfiction » Biography » Scientists, Inventors
HE TURNED NIGHT into day with the invention of alternating current which is still the standard today; he was the father of over one hundred patents, his genius was overshadowed by malefic individuals who called him a quintessential mad scientist; he was ripped off by Thomas Edison for fifty thousand dollars, and the FBI had a large dossier of him which later disappeared. In 1943 he was found dead.
Juan Patrón: A Fallen Star in the Days of Billy the Kid
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 65,080. Language: English. Published: February 20, 2013 by Brandylane Publishers. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography, Nonfiction » Biography » Adventurers & explorers
Juan Patrón lived through one of the bloodiest chapters of the American West. Reputed for his heroics, Patrón tried to tame a frontier plagued with violence, illiteracy and greed - first as a teacher, then as a desperado hunter, and eventually as a speaker of the territorial house of New Mexico - before meeting his fate at the hands of a Texas cowboy in a dramatic showdown.
The Gunners of Shenyang
Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 73,410. Language: English. Published: February 7, 2013 by Typhoon Media. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography
Yu Jihui's memoir of his life as a university student in China as the nation starved during Mao's Great Leap Forward.
The Journey Of Darly Estinval
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 16,920. Language: English. Published: February 4, 2013 by Rhonda Turpin. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography
The Griot Series is an imprint of World Books Etc. that tells the story of extraordinary people, both deceased and alive. THE JOURNEY OF DARLY ESTINVAL is her story while in Danbury Federal Prison Camp, from the perspective of a woman, mother, daughter of the Mayor of Haiti, and Party Promoter. The story is funny, entertaining, and informative.
Встречи со сверхчеловеком по имени Вольф Мессинг
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 18,550. Language: Russian. Published: February 1, 2013 by Wiener Literat. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography, Nonfiction » History » Modern / 20th Century
Имя Вольфа Мессинга было окружено легендами еще при жизни. Телепат и ясновидящий, Мессинг работал с Фрейдом и Эйнштейном. За его голову Гитлер назначил награду. Сталин и Хрущев позаботились о его карьере «артиста». Венскому писателю Игорю Малаху посчастливилось не только быть индуктором великого телепата на его публичных выступлениях, но и общаться с ним вне концертных залов.
Sartre y Simone de Beauvoir. Atados por la libertad
Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 34,270. Language: Spanish. Published: January 29, 2013 by LD Books - Lectorum. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Literary biography, Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography
La historia que narra este libro es una relación atípica, que no evita detalles escabrosos ni deja de resaltar lo extraordinario y duradero de un amor. Esta es la historia de dos de los más importantes y controversiales escritores y pensadores del Siglo XX: Sartre y Simone de Beauvoir.
Napoleon y Maria Walewska. La fiel amante del emperador
Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 38,920. Language: Spanish. Published: January 29, 2013 by LD Books - Lectorum. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography, Nonfiction » History » European
Esta es la conmovedora historia del amor de Napoleon y Maria; la historia de dos seres, con todas las debilidades de que estamos hechos, los cuales se prodigaron un amor singular. Napoleón y María se separaron y se volvieron a unir en diferentes etapas de sus vidas, ella fue su esposa polaca, aunque nunca se casaron.
Simón Bolívar y Manuela Sáenz. La Coronela y el Libertador
Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 36,680. Language: Spanish. Published: January 23, 2013 by LD Books - Lectorum. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography, Nonfiction » History » Latin America / General
Esta es la historia de un amor entre dos seres que se amaron por sobre las obligadas distancias y los peligros, por sobre las críticas y los propios demonios.
A Tale of Survival: From War-Ravaged Europe to the Promise of America
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 195,320. Language: English. Published: January 22, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography, Nonfiction » Relationships and Family » Family relationships
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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
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 69,040. Language: English. Published: January 19, 2013 and represented by Bird-in-Hand Publishing. Categories: 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.
Railroad Worker Profiles Wake County North Carolina 1880-1917
Price: $3.75 USD. Words: 7,400. Language: English. Published: January 17, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography, Nonfiction » Transportation » Railroads
My eBook profiles employees of the Seaboard Air Line Railroad, Raleigh and Augusta Air Line Railroad, and Southern Railway. Each of these railroad companies kept offices in Raleigh, Wake County, North Carolina by the late 19th century. Individual workers include train executives, conductors, moulders, firemen, engineers, clerks, and laborers. The text was compiled from city directories, 1880-1917.
Mảnh Trời Xanh Trên Thung Lũng
Price: Free! Words: 283,750. Language: Vietnamese. Published: January 12, 2013 by Kệ Sách eBook. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir, Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography
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
Series: Regional History Series. Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 101,950. Language: English. Published: January 10, 2013 by Pikes Peak Library District. Categories: Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Artists, Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography
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
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 174,710. Language: Spanish. Published: January 10, 2013 by LD Books - Lectorum. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography, Nonfiction » History » Latin America / Mexico
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
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 74,460. Language: English. Published: January 9, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography, Nonfiction » Biography » Adventurers & explorers
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
Series: Civil War Nurses. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,090. Language: English. Published: January 8, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » History » American, Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography
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.