Books tagged: biographies

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People Who Changed History
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Price: $3.00 USD. Words: 14,790. Language: English. Published: October 1, 2009. Category: Nonfiction » Philosophy
Biographies of people of consequence who did unusual activities that changed world history or added to human knowledge. This book is ever expanding:Barack Obama,Benazir Bhutto,Elvis Presley,Harriet Tubman,Indias Gandhi,Karl Marx,Mikhail Gorvbachev,Muhammad Osma Bin Laden, Reverend Jim Jones,Terry Fox,Winston Churchill and others.Revealing facts:World War 2,segregation, mind control,and much more.
The Freel of Streel: Part One in the Narrative of John of Origin
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Price: $2.50 USD. Words: 65,650. Language: English. Published: November 19, 2010. Category: Fiction » Literature » Visionary & metaphysical
It is always advisable, when you are a conman, to make sure that the town that you're about to try to con does not have a land such as Streel hidden within it. For if it does, you may find yourself trying to escape your mind in an incomprehensible land with a left-handed scribe, being forced to deal with lexically picky ants, Kweengs, and the Freel on your journey through your fears, God and love.
The Polyglot's Nightmares: Part X½ in the Narrative of John of Origin
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Price: $2.50 USD. Words: 60,080. Language: English. Published: January 16, 2011. Category: Fiction » Literature » Visionary & metaphysical
Fleeing a war and in search of himself, Ion finds himself residing in a number of strange caves, on the walls of which are written a strange language. He meets a woman who guides him through his state of being a refugee and is troubled by strange dreams that seem to incorporate the existence of the war, his love for the woman he has met and a sense of the divine.
The Quite Possibly Near Death of Hurol Davelrish: Part Three in the Narrative of John of Origin
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Price: $2.50 USD. Words: 61,010. Language: English. Published: January 16, 2011. Category: Fiction » Literature » Visionary & metaphysical
When an arrogant stuntman, Hurol Davelrish, has a seizure during a stunt, he finds himself in the kingdom of Scalter, a land in which he is king, but which is strangely ruled by a phantasmic man named Viscount Vaunt. Hurol meets a strangely kind friend, Grib, in the malevolent world, who tries to pull him back from the ledge of his pride - what will become of the much-admired stuntman?
Condensed Life Stories
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Price: Free! Words: 1,770. Language: English. Published: June 7, 2011. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Quick biographies of fairly famous people.
The Awful Arithmetic Volume I
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 159,320. Language: English. Published: July 23, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » History » American
The Awful Arithmetic is a non-fiction book, in two volumes, about the Civil War. For those just entering a study of the war, The Awful Arithmetic covers the entirety of the conflict, from its true cause—which was neither secession nor slavery—to the intricate details of the war’s ending.
The Awful Arithmetic Volume II
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 138,290. Language: English. Published: July 23, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » History » American
Continuation of the Awful Arithmetic Volume I: The Awful Arithmetic is a non-fiction book, in two volumes, about the Civil War. For those just entering a study of the war, The Awful Arithmetic covers the entirety of the conflict, from its true cause—which was neither secession nor slavery—to the intricate details of the war’s ending.
Cultural Anthologies: Stories of India, Volume I
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 29,120. Language: English. Published: August 8, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Inspiration » Personal inspiration
Please enjoy these stories, be they of elephants & buffalo, memory loss, dangerous balconies, family, or marriage. They are a collection by Cultural Anthologies submitted from the citizens of India for this anthology. It is meant to be a window into the Other, a way of understanding individual people who make up a whole of a nation or a population unknown to us.
All about Muhammad Ali
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Series: Study Gudes: English Literature, Book 206. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 9,830. Language: English. Published: August 22, 2011 by Raja Sharma. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » People of color
Muhammad Ali (Cassius Marcellus Clay, Jr.) is considered to be the greatest of boxer in the world. No other boxer has been able to emulate the examples set by the Great Muhammad Ali.
All about Rabindranath Tagore
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Series: Study Gudes: English Literature, Book 207. Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 4,920. Language: English. Published: August 25, 2011 by Raja Sharma. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Literary biography
"That which fails to illuminate the intellect, and only keeps it in the obsession of some delusion, is its greatest obstacle." ---Rabindranath Tagore