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Rabindranath Tagore Vita E Tempo
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,970. Language: Italian. Published: February 23, 2015 by Mahesh Dutt Sharma. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Philosopher biography
Amava la natura e gli piaceva guardare gli alberi, il cinguettio degli uccelli, sorgere e tramontare del sole. Era molto sensibile e aveva il cuore di un poeta. L'atmosfera e le persone intorno a lui lo colpì molto. All'età di otto anni, scrisse la sua prima poesia, che è stato molto apprezzato dalla sua famiglia.
I Transform, You Transform: A Self Improvement Autobiography to Help You
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 16,230. Language: English. Published: February 22, 2015. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
Biographies fill bookstores and libraries, but rarely if ever, do we find an explicitly self help biography. Step by step, through each period of his life, Andrew Bushard shows you how he has constantly improved himself, encouraging you to do the same. We reap the greatest rewards when we constantly improve ourselves and this work shows you exactly how.
Marco Polo Vita E Tempo
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,190. Language: Italian. Published: February 22, 2015 by Mahesh Dutt Sharma. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Adventurers & explorers
Ci sono voluti 4,5 anni per raggiungere la Persia, via India. Dopo aver consegnato la sposa al re, si sono recati a Venezia dove sono arrivati nel 1295. Erano stati assenti per 24 anni. Avevano meravigliose storie da raccontare i loro viaggi in tanti paesi.
Madre Teresa Vita E Tempo
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,240. Language: Italian. Published: February 22, 2015 by Mahesh Dutt Sharma. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Woman biographies
Ho pensato quanto devono farmi male nel corpo e nell'anima, in cerca di una casa, cibo e salute. Poi il comfort di Loreto venne a tentarmi. 'Basta dire la parola e tutto ciò che sarà il vostro nuovo', il Tentatore continuato a dire ... di libera scelta, il mio Dio e per amore per te, ho il desiderio di rimanere e fare qualunque sia il tuo Santo sarà in il mio proposito.
Ibn Battuta Vita e Tempo
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,450. Language: Italian. Published: February 22, 2015 by Mahesh Dutt Sharma. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Adventurers & explorers
Ibn Battuta è segnalato per aver detto quando era molto giovane che è stato "influenzato da un impulso prepotente dentro di me e un desiderio a lungo accarezzato nel mio seno per visitare questi santuari illustri." Ha preso la decisione finale di smettere la sua famiglia e la città per motivi di viaggio.
Al Beruni Vita E Il Tempo
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,650. Language: Italian. Published: February 22, 2015 by Mahesh Dutt Sharma. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Adventurers & explorers
Egli era ben preparato in diverse lingue: siriaco, arabo, persiano, ebraico e sanscrito. Anche se non sapeva greco, aveva familiarità con le opere di Platone e altri filosofi greci, avendoli letti traduzioni arabe. Ha fatto tournée nelle regioni circostanti. Durante i suoi viaggi, ha incontrato Avicena che era anche un grande studioso.
Next to a River
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 8,680. Language: English. Published: February 22, 2015. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
An autobiographical series of poems and prose poems set in Titusville, Florida. In Next to a River, we catch a glimpse of what life was like for a young boy who was raised by older parents in a retirement community where funerals were regular occasions, blacks and whites were segregated, tanks drove along the highway headed towards Cuba, and family dynamics were as comical as they were tragic.
The First Trip
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Price: Free! Words: 3,330. Language: English. Published: February 21, 2015. Category: Fiction » Humor & comedy » General
A humorous short story about a young man taking his first LSD trip and the highs and lows he experiences from it.
From The Eagle's Nest: Growing Up In Goldthwaite
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 53,470. Language: English. Published: February 21, 2015. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography
Growing up in the rural Texas town of Goldthwaite in the 50's and 60's was rich, not in material ways, but in the things that really mattered. Family was first; friends and community ran a close second, and life was full of adventure if you only used your imagination. In this coming of age story, a girl explores her past and her roots. It is a look back in time to the way things were then.
I'm Not Defective: The Story of Josh
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 6,980. Language: English. Published: February 19, 2015. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Other biographies
The true story of Josh, a cleft-palate puppy rescued from death row at two hours old who would become an inspiration to the world.
Owney Madden Irish Beer Racketeer Of Prohibition Era New York City
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 5,010. Language: English. Published: February 19, 2015. Category: Nonfiction » True Crime » Organized crime
By his own count Owney Madden was jailed 140 times. He was imprisoned for the murder of rival gangster Patsy Doyle in 1914. One time Owney was freed from Sing Sing Prison on a writ of habeas corpus. He returned voluntarily after it was discovered that he was leading the high life at Florida's Hialeah Park instead of working at a laundry in Brooklyn under the supervision of a parole officer.
Van Gogh y sus cartas a Theo - Más allá de la leyenda
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Series: Misterios de Van Gogh. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 13,770. Language: Spanish. Published: February 19, 2015. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Artists, architects, & photographers
'Van Gogh y sus cartas a Theo' es la segunda parte de la serie 'Misterios de Van Gogh' por Liesbeth Heenk, una historiadora del arte especializada en Van Gogh. La autora utiliza como fuente principal las cartas de Van Gogh y habla de la vida del artista, la cercanía de este con su trabajo y su enfermedad mental.
Una Hora con Van Gogh : Biografía completa para principiantes
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Series: Misterios de Van Gogh. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 14,640. Language: Spanish. Published: February 19, 2015. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Artists, architects, & photographers
'Una Hora con Van Gogh' es una perfecta introducción a la vida y obra del que fue y será uno de los grandes artistas de la historia: Vincent van Gogh. Una sola hora de lectura basta para introducirse en el mundo de Van Gogh, figura responsable del futuro del arte moderno. El primer libro de la serie 'Misterios de Van Gogh' por Liesbeth Heenk, una historiadora del arte especializada en Van Gogh.
Claire K : First Person Singular Private Journals of a Young English Governess in Germany 1929-33
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 28,640. Language: English. Published: February 18, 2015. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
My sister and I knew that our mother was an author and poet, but it wasn't until after her death in l991 that we discovered her journals written in her small neat handwriting in black hand bound books.They gave an intriguing and honest look into the young woman that we had never known, while she was a governess in Germany from 1929 to 1933.
Little Prince: The Accidental Life of a Lucky Orphan
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 152,280. Language: English. Published: February 17, 2015 by WingSpan Press. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
In 1937, during the Great Depression, the young mother of a two-year-old boy died while giving birth to a baby girl, and the boy's father, victim of severe depression, abandoned the family, leaving the boy an orphan. More than seven decades later, the author, in this personal memoir, relates how he was raised with much love by his late mother's family, and has led a happy, productive life.
Madame Parapluie
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Price: $3.75 USD. Words: 131,730. Language: Portuguese. Published: February 17, 2015 by Chiado Editora. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Parapluie é um relato de coragem cuja mensagem de esperança, tão importante nos dias de hoje, vai além do tempo dos factos e das pessoas referidas. É um testemunho de sabedoria, um manual de iluminação, e não só uma autobiografia de Elisa Damião.
A Viagem dos Meus Sentimentos
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Price: $3.75 USD. Words: 23,760. Language: Portuguese. Published: February 17, 2015 by Chiado Editora. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Desde o meu nascimento procuro constantemente o tesouro da vida. Nesta viagem o tesouro são os sentimentos que guardo desde o fundo do meu coração, sejam eles tristes ou alegres fazem parte da minha viagem, não só da minha mas também da sua viagem porque somos humanidade nascida para os sentimentos da vida.
Queria Ser Doutor
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Price: $3.75 USD. Words: 36,140. Language: Portuguese. Published: February 17, 2015 by Chiado Editora. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Ao desenrolar a sua história de vida, o autor pretendeu descrever com minicidade essa mesma história. Como todas, ela tem os seus momentos mais e menos agradáveis, não por outras razões mas especialmente partilhando-as com os estimados leitores mais não quis do que induzir neles a vontade de individualmente ou juntos fazermos inverter as negligências tendênciais das culturas modernas.
Lloyd George Knew My Father
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Price: $5.00 USD. Words: 42,060. Language: English. Published: February 17, 2015. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography
The personal story of a British Private in World War 2 and his challenges to remain sane in the fact of horrendous war atrocities.
Swimming Against the Tide
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Price: $5.50 USD. Words: 151,330. Language: English. Published: February 16, 2015 by Memoirs Publishing. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
Fascinating manhunts, gruesome murders, violent encounters and heart-rending tragedies - as well as plenty of amusing and not-so-amusing incidents. George Raven looks back on a colourful career as a police officer in Essex for thirty years.