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La última marcha. El capitán Scott en el Polo Sur
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 187,100. Language: Spanish. Published: August 30, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » History » Expeditions & Discoveries
Hace un siglo tuvo lugar en la lejana Antártida un drama que conmocionó a sus contemporáneos y cautivó la imaginación de varias generaciones. El destino del capitán Scott y sus compañeros es parte de una historia épica de lucha y muerte, triunfo y fracaso, ambición, amistad, esperanza y decepción.
Glad To Be Alive
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 155,100. Language: English. Published: August 30, 2013 by Austin Macauley. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Adventurers & explorers
A very direct account of the difficulties that Patricia Parkes has encountered throughout her life whether through breakdown of health and work or family rows and feuds.
Memories
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Price: Free! Words: 5,120. Language: English. Published: August 29, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
I am falling. No, it’s neither in love nor asleep, but into a black hole. I have always known that I would have to write about myself. Now that I have to, I fear that whatever it is I write, nothing may be as virtual as I would like it to be.
A Biography of Barabbas: The Robber the Jews Chose Instead of Jesus (Wicked Men and Women in the Bible)
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 7,790. Language: English. Published: August 29, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Biblical Biography / New Testament
King, an ordained minister, explores what the Bible tells us about Barabbas for a better understanding of who he was and who he was not. This includes looking at the real Barabbas as the notorious robber that he really was instead of wandering lost in the lore that has resulted in fanciful stories about him as some nationalistic zealot. This includes an analysis of two crucial Greek nouns.
Prawners Down Under (Vol2)
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 127,990. Language: English. Published: August 29, 2013 by Bookpal Australia. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Prawners Down Under is a sprawling, rollicking book that recounts first hand the adventurous saga of Brian Bienke’s lifetime of fishing in the waters of Australia’s New SouthWales and Queensland’s tropical north.
Prawners Down Under (Vol1)
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 137,270. Language: English. Published: August 29, 2013 by Bookpal Australia. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Prawners Down Under is a sprawling, rollicking book that recounts firsthand the adventurous saga of Brian Bienke’s lifetime of fishing in thewaters of Australia’s New SouthWales and Queensland’s tropical north.Brian’s story follows four generations of his family from the 1920s untilthe present, sailing out of their home base of Byron Bay and thenBrunswick Heads, in northern New SouthWales.
Red White Black
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Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 48,380. Language: English. Published: August 28, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography
At the 1911 Pendleton Round-Up, the Saddle Bronc Championship of the Northwest came down to three men of different skin colors - Jackson Sundown, a Nez Perce Indian, John Spain, a white man from pioneering stock, and George Fletcher, an African American. Red. White. Black.
The Interviews
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 34,150. Language: English. Published: August 28, 2013 by Elderberry Press, Inc.. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Military biography
This continues the story begun in Polar 44 Ring 5. The end off his time in the Air Force brings him to graduate school at a state university where he meets his future wife, Gail. Shortly after receiving his Ph.D., he marries Gail, and they head to the southwest where Ken begins his job doing exploration research for an oil company. As the years pass, Ken and Gail build a new home and family.
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.
The Story of Millard and Linda Fuller, Founders for Habitat of Habitat for Humanity and the Fuller Center for Housing
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Price: $7.95 USD. Words: 104,960. Language: English. Published: August 28, 2013 by Bettie Youngs Book Publishers. Category: Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Non-profit business
Forty years ago Millard Fuller and his wife Linda left behind their materialistic lifestyle and crumbling marriage to start over as missionaries in Zaire. On returning to Georgia, they founded Habitat for Humanity—as their Christian ministry, started building houses for the poverty-stricken. Fired by the International Board in 2005, they immediately founded The Fuller Center for Housing.
Singing to the Goldfish
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 85,810. Language: English. Published: August 28, 2013 by Bretwalda Books. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
After a teenage encounter with a clairvoyant reading her tarot cards Beverley Pettifar ran off to marry a dashing, handsome army sergeant major, only to be ostracised by her family. The eloping couple then embarked on a colourful odyssey around the world, seeing the British Empire in its dying days and collecting recipes for the dishes of Empire. And to eventual healing of the family rift.
Berlin — The Chicago of Europe
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You set the price! Words: 11,020. Language: English. Published: August 28, 2013 by Eva Schweitzer. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Celebrity biography
Get a preview of the printed book, see the video! In fall 1891, Mark Twain headed for Berlin, the “newest city I have ever seen,”. He wrote a story from Berlin, titled "The Chicago of Europe". It is reproduced here, together with a newspaper feature story by Berlin reporter Max Horwitz on Twain, a preface by Andreas Austilat, and a short video of the book.
In Prison with Lauryn -- The Griot Series
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 22,820. Language: English. Published: August 27, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Celebrity biography
Lauryn Hill is the first woman to accomplish extraordinary milestones in an industry designed for men. A leader and innovator, she created her own beat to walk to and live by. Sentenced to three months at Danbury Federal Prison Camp, she has held her own and used the experience to inspire others. Author Rhonda Turpin will keep you glued to this story, from the first page to the last.
From Paupers to iPads
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Price: $3.10 USD. Words: 74,130. Language: British English. Published: August 27, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
A journey through seven generations, tracing a family's changing fortunes from the woollen mills of Yorkshire and the shipyards of Wales, through two world wars and into the hi-tech world of the 21st century
It Takes a Naked Man to Tell a Naked Story
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 35,510. Language: English. Published: August 27, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Fine art
It Takes a Naked Man to Tell a Naked Story is the true story and personal adventures of a man who discovers that decisions made in life can take you down many different paths. From Vietnam Veteran to nude model and everywhere in between, he steps outside the box late in life to find personal fulfillment.
Stories My Parents Told Me: Tales of Growing Up in Wartime Malta
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 20,030. Language: English. Published: August 27, 2013 by FARAXA Publishing (USA). Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
Stories My Parents Told Me is a collection of seven short stories based on actual events during World War II on the Mediterranean island nation of Malta. The stories describe a difficult time for children and their families where survival was paramount and family ties were what sustained them. These stories describe a culture of a time past for a deeply religious and frugal people.
How to Fly
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Price: Free! Words: 3,210. Language: English. Published: August 27, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Other biographies
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This eBook is a short story autobiographical in nature. It takes you on a fantastical journey that will have you questioning our understanding of the physical reality that we find all around us.
Death and Immortality at the Little BigHorn: Vol II, The Stand on Reno Hill
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Price: $5.00 USD. Words: 23,320. Language: English. Published: August 26, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Military biography
Reno Hill and was occupied by 7 companies of the 7th Cavalry under Major Marcus Reno. Custer had counted on his support to reinforce his offensive against the Indian village but because of Reno’s refused to advance “to the sound of the guns” until it was too late, the 200 men under Custer’s command were forced to fight a battle they could not win.
Death and Immortality at the Little BigHorn: Vol I, Custer's Last Stand
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Price: $5.00 USD. Words: 25,600. Language: English. Published: August 26, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Military biography
Custer was sent out to subdue the Indians and when they gathered in overwhelming numbers to fight back, he and the troops under his direct command were wiped out. It is a riveting story of how a doomed command met its end on a hot sunny day in Montana on June 25, 1876. And when that inevitable end came, it was fought by frightened men shaking with fear at the awful death that awaited them.
Tjokroaminoto, Freedom’s Leading Light
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Series: Historical Indonesian Figures, Book 6. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 20,570. Language: English. Published: August 26, 2013 by Tempo Publishing. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography
SUKARNO, the nation’s first president, acknowledged that Haji Oemar Said Tjokroaminoto changed his life around. He was not only Sukarno’s father-in-law, he was also his political guru and of other independence movement leaders, such as Semaoen, Musso, Alimin and Kartosoewirjo. But in the end, the mentor of our founding fathers stood alone....