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In Kindling Flame: the Story of Hannah Senesh 1921-1944
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
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.
Akenaton. El faraón olvidado
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
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.
Reporting Live: Articles and Letters from the 1904 St. Louis World's Fair
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.
Barfußkinder: Eine Kindheit in der Zwischenkriegszeit
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 80,630. Language: German. Published: April 6, 2012 by Edition Tirol. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography, Nonfiction » History » Europe / Austria & Hungary
Berta Margreiter zählt zu den bekanntesten Mundartdichterinnen Tirols. In diesem Buch beschreibt sie die Zeit ihrer Kindheit und Jugendzeit während der Zwischenkriegsjahre in der Wildschönau.
The Great Adventure
Price: Free! Words: 69,280. Language: English. Published: April 1, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Military biography, Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography
From Footscray in the western suburbs of Melbourne to Flanders on the Western Front. Personal accounts of three brothers George Joe and Dave, who served in the AIF during World War One, and of the families they left behind. They all had life changing experiences but not all of those were caused by the war. Battles at Lone Pine, Pozieres, The Somme, and others, are described from their perspective.
Biographies Through Postage Stamps: 290 Indian Personalities [Collector's Edition]
Price: $7.00 USD. Words: 135,450. Language: English. Published: March 31, 2012 by patternGraphic DigiBooks. Categories: Nonfiction » Antiques & Collectibles » Stamps, Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography
Biographies Through Postage Stamps is a Collector's Edition series that show cases great men from history who appeared in postage stamps of different countries. Current Edition "290 Indian Personalities" depicts short biographies of Indian Faces who appeared on Indian postage stamps during different phases of history.
Here's to Our Far Flung Empire: An Account of a Colonial Upbringing
Price: $4.85 USD. Words: 96,980. Language: English. Published: March 24, 2012 by Memoirs Publishing. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography, Nonfiction » Biography » Cultural heritage
Tony Orchard was a product of the British Empire at a time when Great Britain's rule across an empire that stretched from India to Singapore and Jamaica to Borneo was fast fading into history. Here’s To Our Far-Flung Empire is a fascinating and entertaining account of 17 years of conflict, comradeship, romance, adventure and excitement across the world.
1309 Days to Freedom
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 110,820. Language: English. Published: March 20, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography
This is the autobiography of Dietrich W. Geschke, who was born in pre-war East Prussia. Kept along with his mother and sister on Russian collective farms in post-war Kaliningrad Oblast (pre-war East Prussia) for 3 1/2 years and eventually escaped from East Germany to West Germany. His family immigrated to the U.S. in 1952.
Black Sheep and Gold Diggers
Price: Free! Words: 58,110. Language: English. Published: March 16, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography, Nonfiction » Biography » Criminals & outlaws
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
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 65,190. Language: English. Published: February 21, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Historical » General, Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography
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
Series: History Comes to Life, Book 2. Price: $4.85 USD. Words: 58,220. Language: English. Published: February 20, 2012 by Memoirs Publishing. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography, Nonfiction » Biography » Cultural heritage
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.
My Odyssey To Area 51
Price: $3.95 USD. Words: 79,330. Language: English. Published: February 10, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography
(5.00 from 1 review)
The autobiography of an Area 51 veteran selected to serve with a 23-man special projects team for the CIA, and how the secret life affected his family. His odyssey starts with Army intelligence in Korea, Army missiles and radar in Europe, to NASA X-15 flights, the CIA A-12 surveillance plane, exploitation of Soviet MiG planes, Soviet radar, the early stealth prototypes at Area 51, and today.
The Sable Provenance
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 103,760. Language: English. Published: January 25, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Australia & New Zealand, Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography
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.
Montana Memories
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 50,010. Language: English. Published: December 20, 2011. Categories: 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.
Daniel
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 84,200. Language: English. Published: November 24, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography, Nonfiction » History » Australia & New Zealand
(5.00 from 3 reviews)
A tale of courage and determination, of love and loss. This powerful and moving narrative follows Daniel Adin through the generations, from 1863 until his death in 1926 and offers an insight into the everyday lives of pioneering New Zealanders. Daniel makes history come alive!
Where The Forest Trail Meets The River
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 64,340. Language: English. Published: November 15, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography
With the Nanaimo River on Vancouver Island as a back-drop, the author paints a vivid picture of the lifestyle, values and attitudes of a community of hard-working, country people in this true story of a young boy growing up on a farm in British Columbia in the 1960s.
A Kid in the Great Depression
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 101,840. Language: English. Published: November 10, 2011 by Lou Tyrrell. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography
Glendale, California. 1927. The family gathers around the table as father carves a roast duck while making a thrilling announcement that shortly we’ll be moving into a fabulous new house. Then history takes over. One day we were rich. The next we were broke. Living in a little cottage surrounded by a walnut grove. Come along as we lived through the worst depression in American history.
A Namibian Canvas
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 67,630. Language: English. Published: November 7, 2011 by Truth House Publishing. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » By region, Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography
Namibia’s history, both personal and national. Julia Steven’s diary of her stay in Namibia the year it gained independence from South Africa is pure poetry. The country comes alive in vivid colour and symphonic sound. Funny, insightful, and heart-stopping – for instance when she ventured into Angola while the war was still on...