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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: $7.99 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: $0.99 USD. 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.
The Sable Provenance
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 103,760. Language: English. Published: January 25, 2012. Category: Fiction » Historical » Australia & New Zealand
This 200-year saga (1790 – 1990) is a close-to-true novel that began with a criminal family in England, another in Scotland, and a family of nobles in Ireland. It is the story of how they came to be in Australia and how the progress of convicts and aristocrats resulted in the SABLE siblings of Western Australia.
Ultimate.
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Price: $64.59 USD. Words: 28,060. Language: English. Published: January 8, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography
In this elegy of life, times and music one reflects on the sentiment, sensations and symposium of times:1964 to 2011. From politics to purpose to propriety. Taken in story over the many decades, and the ideas and instances of one who lived through it and came out for the better. A conclusive about the tides of eras, engagements and incentives of music, mentality and emerging...
To Live, To Think, To Hope - Inspirational Quotes of Helen Keller
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Price: $2.49 USD. Words: 18,110. Language: English. Published: January 8, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography
Covering the entirety of her life, "To Live, To Think, To Hope" compiles over 600 quotes by Helen Keller on topics such as optimism, friendship, nature, religion, life, death & many more. The quotes come from Helen's various writings, all of which are sourced. This book also contains a selection of Helen's poetry.
Sala - More than a Survivor
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 34,160. Language: English. Published: January 3, 2012 by Fideli Publishing. Category: Nonfiction » History » Holocaust
This is the touching and inspirational story of Sala Lewis, who at age ten was left alone to wander the streets of Poland after her family was taken away by the Nazis. Sala had been out with her friends and came home to find her family gone and the apartment where she lived sealed off. Everything she possessed was no longer hers. She had no family, no clothes, no food, nothing ...
Interludes
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 7,500. Language: English. Published: December 30, 2011 by Steve Challis. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography
The author spent a month's holiday each year staying with his grandmother in rural Suffolk from the time he was ten to when war broke out when he was fifteen. This is a collection of six true short stories only totalling about 5700 words in which the author is able to capture the society and atmosphere of 1930's country England, and convey images of a bygone era.
Montana Memories
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 50,010. Language: English. Published: December 20, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography
Montana Memories is a series of recollections of the author’s experiences growing up in Montana during the middle of the twentieth century. The nation had recovered from a long depression, fought and won a world war and faced the uncertainties of the Cold War. For young boys it was time of adventure and daring escapades while hunting and fishing in the spectacular Montana venues.
The Funniest People in Families, Volume 6: 250 Anecdotes
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Series: The Funniest People in Families, Book 6 · The Funniest People in Families, Book 6. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 22,850. Language: English. Published: November 27, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography
A sample: It took decades for sculptor Louise Nevelson to become recognized as a major American artist. After she had become famous, a museum executive arrived 10 minutes late for a meeting with her, and he apologized. Ms. Nevelson replied, “What’s 10 minutes? Where were you 10 years ago?”
The Funniest People in Families, Volume 5: 250 Anecdotes
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Series: The Funniest People in Families, Book 5 · The Funniest People in Families, Book 5. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 23,000. Language: English. Published: November 27, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography
A sample: One Sunday, Texas preacher Edwin Porter was preaching when his three-year-old grandson grew tired. The grandson stood up on the pew and said in a loud voice, “Granddaddy, that will be about enough.” Mr. Porter immediately said, “We will close the service by singing, ‘Praise God from whom all blessings flow.’”