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Eashwaramma The Chosen Mother
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Price: $3.00 USD. Words: 51,520. Language: British English. Published: July 21, 2014 by Sri Sathya Sai Sadhana Trust, Publications Division. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Woman biographies
This book is a humble tribute to the historic role that Eashwaramma was invested with, as the mother of the Avatar Bhagawan Sri Sathya Sai Baba, and the steadfast courage, with which she enacted the role and encountered the challenge.
Muhammad: When Dementia Created the God of Insanity
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 65,260. Language: English. Published: July 9, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography
Muhammad is the Prophet of the Moon God Allah, and is the mold of every true believer of his system. He was an epileptic who had a vision and thought he was possessed by evil spirits, but others convinced him that he was a prophet of God. He assembled a band of cutthroats and murdered, raped, robbed, and even beheaded hundreds of innocent victims, while leaving a legacy of hatred and intolerance
The Enigma of Felix Frankfurter
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Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 98,960. Language: English. Published: July 5, 2014 by Quid Pro Books. Category: Nonfiction » Law » Legal History
A recognized, fascinating classic of judicial biography and the Supreme Court, now available as an ebook--featuring active contents, linked notes, proper formatting, and a fully-linked Index. Felix Frankfurter was perhaps the most influential jurist of his century--and one of the most complex men ever to sit on the U.S. Supreme Court. Mysteries and apparent contradictions abound, and are explored.
Umar Farooq - The Great Caliph
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 64,900. Language: English. Published: May 30, 2014 by Austin Macauley. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography
Dr Mohammed Abdullah Pasha's biography focuses on Umar Farooq's ten years as caliph - which saw the rapid growth of Islam as a religion and a genuine force for good. Using the Qur'an as his guide and based on the principles of equality, justice, freedom, and respect, Umar Farooq's achievements were frequently innovative and radical, including the introduction of arguably the world's first welfare.
My Life with Jacqueline Kennedy
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 128,380. Language: English. Published: March 31, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography
This book reveals Jacqueline Kennedy as a real person, as a wife, as a mother, as a seeker of perfection in art and life. It reveals in depth information only known by the person with the closest relationship to her, as we worked together on a daily basis. It was published in the United States of America and six additional foreign countries in 1969 and rated #1 on TIME Magazine's Best Seller list.
Marianne Hofmann
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 60,610. Language: English. Published: March 22, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
Marianne Jerke-Hofmann was born in May, 1917 in Berlin, Germany during the height of World War I. Perhaps her birth at such a tumultuous time, prior to the new birth of Berlin, played an important role in shaping her equally tumultuous personality. Marianne survived the First World War and struggled through the Second, even finding employment that benefitted the rise of the Third Reich.
A Most Faithful Attendant
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 66,790. Language: English. Published: March 1, 2014 by Bretwalda Books. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography
Tita Falcieri is connected to our most popular historical subjects – notably Byron, Shelley and Disraeli. But never before has his life story been published.
Lucie Aubrac - the Schoolteacher who fought the Gestapo
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Price: $4.95 USD. Words: 85,820. Language: British English. Published: February 28, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography
Never before fully told in English, this is the inspiring biography of Lucie Aubrac, one of the leaders of the French Resistance in Lyon. A true love story involving sabotage, subterfuge and prison escapes, it provides a living example of boundless courage in the face of Nazi terror.
SURVIVING BRIGITTE’S SECRETS
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Price: $6.49 USD. Words: 90,510. Language: English. Published: February 26, 2014 by Author Way Limited. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography
A unique and true story of how Saskia's mother, Brigitte, survived the holocaust and her own experiences as the child of a holocaust survivor in circumstances that will surprise many readers.
Cleopatra VII: Evil Temptress of the Nile
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 60,200. Language: English. Published: February 2, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography
This is a story about incest, murder, adultery and other assorted crimes. It is about a vivacious and evil young Queen who used her body to turn aside the tide of Roman destiny and that of the world. Julius Caesar led his famous legions in conquest of the known world before succumbing to her feminine charms. Then Marc Antony threw away an empire and his own honor to follow her to his destruction.
The Joys and Perils of Serving Abroad: Memoirs of a U.S Foreign Service Family
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 98,990. Language: English. Published: January 15, 2014 by MAP. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Diego's first overseas assignment was to Mexico, where he assisted jailed or troubled Americans and shipped dead Americans home, tasks that were "an effective introduction to the Foreign Service," he opines. Diego went on to assignments in Panama, Portugal, Brazil, and Venezuela, was appointed ambassador to Colombia and Brazil, and also served as Assistant Secretary of State for Consular Affairs.
Al filo de la patria. Los heroes masacrados
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Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 68,420. Language: Spanish. Published: January 10, 2014 by LD Books - Lectorum. Category: Nonfiction » History » Latin America / Mexico
Este es un acercamiento desgarrador y desafiante al forjamiento de la identidad nacional mexicana, que no escatima en dirigirle un gesto profundamente cuestionador a la historia oficial, a través de una prosa sin tapujos, que evade la negación y presenta a los héroes y antihéroes sin caretas ni tintes ni artificios.
La historia de Sun Tzu
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Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 79,710. Language: Spanish. Published: January 5, 2014 by LD Books - Lectorum. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography
La historia de Sun Tzu es su biografia, pero ademas incorpora el espiritu y contenido de El Arte de la Guerra, primer clasico de la ciencia militar del mundo y al mismo tiempo un gran tratado para fomentar la paz. Es una lectura imprescindible para quienes buscan profundizar en el conocimiento de la ciencia militar en el mundo y en la filosofia de Sun Tzu.
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'.
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.