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Tragic Deaths of Cary, North Carolina Youths by Robert Grey Reynolds, Jr
Price: $3.75 USD. Words: 3,420. Language: English. Published: October 14, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Biographical anthologies, Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography
My book includes short biographies of young people who resided in Cary, NC, whose lives were ended prematurely in car wrecks, shootings, drunk driving accidents, and other tragedies. The time span of the book encompasses young men and women who were born between 1930 and 1968. Most of the deaths occurred between 1950 and 1974.
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.
The Town That Haunted Hemingway: The Slip and Fall of Young Ernie's Spirituality : The Gradual Corruption of America's Literary Genius by David Wyant
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 14,310. Language: English. Published: May 30, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography, Nonfiction » History » American
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 by La Shonda Thornton
Price: $20.00 USD. Words: 13,400. Language: English. Published: May 13, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Religious biography, Nonfiction » Biography » Historical 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 by Lyndon Irwin
Price: $10.99 USD. Words: 67,620. Language: English. Published: April 24, 2012 by Gregath Publishing Company, Inc.. Categories: 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.