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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'.
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.
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.
Master Chronology of JFK Assassination: Dynasty
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Series: Master Chronology of JFK Assassination, Book 1. Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 1,134,300. Language: English. Published: September 30, 2013 and represented by David Vigliano. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Presidents & heads of state
Book I: Dynasty (1823—November 21, 1963The birth of the first Kennedy to come to the United States; the second generation become saloon keepers; Joseph P. Kennedy is the third generation; his nine children create a political dynasty that will be torn apart by plane crashes, assassins, and all manner of tragedies. Book I will conclude very late in the evening of November 21, 1963.
George Fabyan
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Price: $12.95 USD. Words: 54,780. Language: English. Published: September 26, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography
This biography reveals the Gilded Age tycoon who launched the top-secret National Security Agency, broke German codes during World War I, captured terrorists, negotiated the end to Russo-Japanese war, designed the acoustics for major auditoriums, created the tuning forks that allowed long-distance communication, and managed the first multidisciplinary science center.
Small Boy in the Sunshine
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 82,230. Language: English. Published: September 9, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Robert Brien grew up in the warm sunshine in South Africa before immigrating to Rhodesia and then further north to England. Bob's passion for life and desire to experiment in all manner of things makes you wonder how he has managed to survive through to such a ripe old age! His friends and family never quite know what he’s going to do next … Life is never boring in such company!
Worlds Torn Asunder: A Holocaust Survivor's Memoir of Hope and Resilience
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 63,460. Language: English. Published: September 4, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography
More than a Holocaust survivor memoir. More than just a harrowing tale of survival and hope. What makes this story special is its unique three-dimensional depth. A retired Rabbi and educator, the author masterfully weaves personal memoir into historical context, with a deep appreciation for Jewish lore and tradition. Dov Beril Edelstein was Auschwitz inmate #A7868. This is his story.
Vincent Szabo: Journey of a Hungarian Revolutionary
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 114,330. Language: English. Published: August 28, 2013 by Bettie Youngs Book Publishers. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography
The Hungarian Revolution forever changed the West’s perspective on Communism. The intensely interesting story of Vincent Szabo shows why the Hungarians eventually revolted against their government. Many make their way to America—and lead successful lives.
Russian at Heart
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 90,450. Language: English. Published: August 25, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography
Born into the Crimean gentry, young Sonechka Balk is left orphaned and destitute by the Russian Revolution that destroys her idyllic life. In 1924, aged just 19, she flees to Shanghai, one of 30,000 White Russian diaspora seeking refuge from the Bolsheviks . Surviving some of the 20th century’s greatest upheavals, she finds love in war-torn Shanghai and eventually refuge for her family in America.
Cronologia vieţii şi lucrării Domnului Isus Hristos
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Price: Free! Words: 108,400. Language: Romanian. Published: August 12, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography
Isus veşnicul Dumnezeu. Ioa 1:1 La început era Cuvîntul, şi Cuvîntul era cu Dumnezeu, şi Cuvîntul era Dumnezeu. Ioa 1:2 El (Cuvîntul) era la început cu Dumnezeu. Ioa 1:3 Toate lucrurile au fost făcute prin El (Cuvîntul); şi nimic din ce a fost făcut, n'a fost făcut fără El (Cuvîntul).
Sacrifice - The True Story of Courage over Chernobyl
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 124,470. Language: English. Published: July 27, 2013 by Saint Gaudens Press. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography
Hero of the Soviet Union Gourgen Karapetyan and Gromov Experimental Test Pilot Anatoly Grishchenko flew into Hell over Chernobyl to save the Motherland and the World. Anatoly developed a radiation-induced, life-threatening, blood disorder. Gougen sought the assistance of a colleague in flight, Cap Parlier, to obtain a potential curative treatment for Anatoly in Seattle. This is their story.
Poet Under a Soldier's Hat
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 98,680. Language: English. Published: July 10, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography
An historical biography of a British Officer during the last years of the Raj.
Man of a Million Fragments: The True Story of Clay Shaw
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Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 405,160. Language: English. Published: June 18, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography
A biography of Clay Shaw, the New Orleans man implicated in the assassination of President Kennedy. It tells of Shaw’s life as playwright and telegraph employee, public relations man, his service during World War II, his spectacular career at the International Trade Mart in New Orleans, life as a gay businessman and CIA information source, through his arrest, trial, and ongoing litigation. Unique!
Australian Son: the story of Ned Kelly
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Price: $9.95 USD. Words: 115,000. Language: Australian English. Published: March 30, 2013 by Network Creative Services. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Criminals & outlaws
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.
Footsteps to Freedom
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 92,240. Language: English. Published: March 21, 2013 by Austin Macauley. Category: 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.
Juan Patrón: A Fallen Star in the Days of Billy the Kid
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 65,080. Language: English. Published: February 20, 2013 by Brandylane Publishers. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography
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.