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The Secret Truth About Santa
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Price: $5.98 USD. Words: 14,210. Language: English. Published: December 24, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography
There are historical truths about the St. Nicholas family which are the root foundations to the myths and legends surrounding St. Nicholas and Santa Claus. In these pages I have attempted to explain as much as I can about my immediate family, clan, the Antares tribe, and how we have worked for the betterment of humanity for over 1,300 years.
Letters from Stalag VIIIB
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Price: $4.49 USD. Words: 26,810. Language: English. Published: December 21, 2013 by Writer's Block Author Services. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Military biography
In March 2011 my father Arthur Charles Evans CBE, author of Sojourn in Silesia, reached the end of his long and successful life just short of his 95th birthday. Here in France I was left with copies of his letters written from Stalag VIIIb during his 5 years as a POW.
The Opa Legacy
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Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 78,340. Language: English. Published: December 17, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography
1880's Willem Albert van Komen survives the Typhoid and Yellow Fever plagues in the West Indies plus the unexplained death of a friend. Upon his return to the Netherlands he finds a wife, a faith, and a family, leaving them a simple but profound legacy. This fictionalized history reveals the greatness of an understated life.
Shadows of Bataan
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 88,540. Language: English. Published: December 14, 2013 by Inknbeans Press. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography
Benjamin F. Stakes was captured in Manila when the Japanese overran the Philippines. He spent the next three years in captivity, in the harshest conditions, struggling to survive starvation, disease and human cruelty. This is his story, based on his journals.
The Compassionate Rebel Revolution: Ordinary People Changing the World
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Price: $6.95 USD. Words: 178,660. Language: English. Published: December 12, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Activism
In this compassionate rebel sequel, we look at how millions of individual citizen actions have become a massive social change movement that offers every person a chance to make a difference in the world. We feature 65 everyday heroes who have turned adversity into triumph, compassion into commitment and anger into activism, and whose acts of caring and courage are transforming society.
In and Out of the Limelight: Ann Matilda Distin Her Life and Times
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 88,550. Language: English. Published: December 9, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography
The story of ann matilda distin chronicles the life of a minor 19th century celebrity, 1790 – 1848. Part of the musical loder family she started on the bath stage as miss loder, danced and acted in london for a decade as mrs ridgway, then emerged as mrs distin and toured the UK for seven years as the pianist to the famed distin band – described as the 'beatles of their day'.
Margaret Of Cork
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 10,120. Language: English. Published: December 3, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography
In the early years of the seventeenth century, Margaret Casey, widow of an Irish gentleman farmer, is evicted from her manor home by the English . Driven west to Munster with her children and retainers, she finds love, honor, and happiness among the grey Kerry stones. But war is forever on the horizon in Ireland, will Cromwell's army ruin everything?
Einstein: Top Truths and Lies
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 14,130. Language: American English. Published: November 19, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Scientists, Inventors
Was Einstein a great genius or plagiarized his discoveries? (all of the polemics involving physicists who accused Einstein of plagiarizing Poincaré. Is it true?) Was Einstein religious or atheist? Did Einstein helped build the atomic bomb? (this book the backstage from arms race between the United States, Britain and the Nazis for obtaining the atomic bomb).
Benjamin Lundy's Last Walk
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 10,710. Language: English. Published: November 16, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography
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One man’s story of the struggle to help end slavery. His life was an example to other abolitionists. Slaves came to him in the dark of the night to plead for help. Every waking moment his goal was before him. Anti-slavery societies used his ideas before the Civil War. Lundy was a mentor to many abolitionists.
Alfred John North: In Justice and Fairness to Myself
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 12,810. Language: English. Published: October 31, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography
Alfred John North was one of Australia's pioneer ornithologists. He was the author of Nests and Eggs of Birds Found Breeding in Australia and Tasmania (1901-1914), which remains a standard reference work today. While often maligned by his critics, the discovery of North's diary and private papers show him to have been a scientist of the highest calibre.
Weezer: The Unofficial Band Biography
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 17,400. Language: English. Published: October 29, 2013 by BookCaps. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography
From "Buddy Holly" and "Say It Ain't So" to "Island In the Sun" and "Pork and Bean's," their music has always been groundbreaking. This unofficial band biography takes the covers off the band, the sound, and the records—looking at what inspired the songs and albums. From their formation and first album to their latest release (Death to False Metal), this unofficial band biography will give you i
Burr, Clinton and the Falls of General Benjamin Hovey
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 48,950. Language: English. Published: October 21, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography
This history highlights the triumphs and falls of Vice Presidents Aaron Burr, George Clinton and a minuteman, Benjamin Hovey, as well as chronicling the land boom and canal mania that followed the Revolutionary War.
John Dee and Edward Kelley
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Price: Free! Words: 119,200. Language: English. Published: October 19, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography
The biography of the lives and strange relationship of John Dee, Elizabethan savant and student of the occult and Edward Kelley who acted as his medium.
The Interesting Tales of the Jose Rizal Family
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 16,040. Language: English. Published: October 16, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » History » Biography
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This book enchantingly features the respective lives of Jose Rizal’s (the Philippine national hero) parents and siblings. Identifying Jose’s relations to them, this work also tackles the ‘secrets’ of the Rizal family as it clarifies historical controversies and discrepancies about them. In light of new researches, this book also discusses what happened to them after Jose’s martyrdom.
Edgar Allen Poe: Beyond Mourning
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 7,920. Language: English. Published: October 9, 2013 by Owl Intermedia. Category: Essay » Literature
Edgar Allen Poe: Beyond Mourning, by Holly Zynda, discusses Poe's life and works as they relate to the deaths of his loved ones and expressions of possible post-traumatic stress disorder.
In the Cockpit with Cliff Robertson
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 8,150. Language: English. Published: October 7, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Children's Books » Biography & Autobiography / Historical
In the Cockpit with Cliff Robertson is the third volume in the Passion for Flight series; these short biographies (under 20,000 words) tell the stories of notable pilots who inspire young and old alike. An actor who appeared in more than 100 movies, Cliff Robertson's roles in aviation included helping launch EAA’s Young Eagles program in 1992 and serving as its first chairman.
A Prodigal Returned
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Price: Free! Words: 82,070. Language: English. Published: October 5, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography
There are no “special” people with God. There are only those who are close to Him and those who are far away. Jesus died on the cross and was risen from the grave to unite us with the Father. This book of remembrance shares with you the battle of the devil that raged against me to keep me from knowing that the heart of our Heavenly Father longs for one thing, to embrace each of us just as we are!
Grey Blue Water
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 115,450. Language: American English. Published: October 4, 2013 by Brighton Publishing LLC. Category: Nonfiction » History » Family history
Grey-Blue Water traces the life of John Douglas Taylor, the son of a wealthy Southern gentleman, from his childhood on a Tennessee plantation, to his adventures in the newly-formed Republic of Texas, and later to his time as a riverboat captain on the Mississippi. Author Daniel Mabrey Taylor has based his novel on true accounts taken from family letters, journals, and other historical documents.
Inherited Secrets
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 53,700. Language: English. Published: October 4, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » History » American
A chance Internet search started an avalanche of information for one woman. It lead to the discovery that the family she had erroneously judged to be the most boring in existence, was actually a spider web mired in secrets that spanned the range of murder, embezzlement and greed, involving a wide array of characters that encompassed Hollywood and the highest ranking officials in Washington, D.C.
Master Chronology of JFK Assassination: Death
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Series: Master Chronology of JFK Assassination, Book 2. Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 1,200,600. Language: English. Published: September 30, 2013 and represented by David Vigliano. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Presidents & heads of state
Book II: Death (November 22nd—November 24, 1963) The Master Chronology is the most well researched, in depth look at JFK assassination ever assembled.