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Z: One Family's Journey from Immigration through Poverty to the Fulfillment of the Promise of America by K. Adrian Zonneville
Price: $3.99 $2.00 USD. (50% off until June 03!) Words: 67,220. Language: English. Published: April 25, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Other biographies, Nonfiction » History » Family history
The biography of a man, a family, and immigration from Europe to poverty and their climb towards the promise of America. Living through the Great Depression, the Second World War, failures and successes, he finds his greatest success in his family, helping others, lifting those he can as he lifts himself, and his love for the woman who gave up all her privilege to share his dream.
Stepping Into Rural Wisconsin: Grandpa Charly's Life Vignettes from Prussia to the Midwest by Linda Ruggeri & Edward J Kuehn
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 37,840. Language: English. Published: March 15, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Family history
There are many narratives about European immigrants that came to the US in the 1800s, but few talk about the families that arrived from Prussia. This recollection entertains, educates, and informs readers with fascinating historical details, how life was lived in the early 1900s in rural Wisconsin.
Секретный город by Александр Макаров
Price: Free! Words: 23,600. Language: Russian. Published: March 3, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Family history, Nonfiction » Social Science » Human Geography
Главный герой, молодой инженер Чанг, приезжает на работу в секретный район КНДР. Все его новые знакомые люди разные, со своими характерами, привычками, пороками, и у каждого из них тайна. Капитан госбезопасности Ян Кун втягивает Чанга в антиправительственный заговор. Главная идея - невозможность счастья в тоталитарном обществе. "Секретный город", это первая часть книги "Зона абсолютного счастья".
¿La Otra? by Sara Do Rosario
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 25,440. Language: Spanish. Published: February 24, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Family history
¿La Otra? Una novela llena de pasión donde Lois intentará con astucia y galantería hacer que Helena vuelva a creer en el amor, después de tan mala experiencia pasada. ¿Quién es la Otra? ¿la conquistada o la olvidada? ¡Una impactante historia que te puede pasar a ti!
Dear Willy, The True Story of a Life Well Lived by Claire Ohlsson Geheb
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 92,490. Language: English. Published: December 13, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Family history, Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Dear Willy, The True Story of a Life Well Lived is a social history about a German family living through the tumultuous years of 1914 to 1947. The story is told through journals, letters, and photos that were saved by Willy Geheb who was the only family member that immigrated to the United States. Historical comments, added for depth and clarity, enrich the reader's experience.
Sounds in my Shadow by Doreen Brust Johnson
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 107,170. Language: English. Published: October 4, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Family history, Nonfiction » History » Genealogy
This is a historical fiction of a young Canadian man that was left home to mind his younger brother and their small farm at age nine. It tells of the life of a young boy at the age of 11 having to work as a man. The kindness of strangers helped him to endure the loneliness of a strange world with no longer a family for comfort.
Before I Forget - One Man's Radar War by Stephen Phelps
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 60,120. Language: English. Published: August 3, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Family history
BEFORE I FORGET is a richly readable account of the life of a young RAF serviceman during WW2. Precision bombing raids on Germany were made possible by the top-secret radar systems George Phelps helped maintain. This is wartime through the eyes of a young man determined to live life to the full while always trying to do the decent thing. Sometimes even finding fun during the fight against fascism.
Riva and Yehuda Life Story: Tancman, Mohel, Tracz and Ben Eliezer Families by Dani Tracz
Price: Free! Words: 77,790. Language: English. Published: July 30, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Family history, Nonfiction » History » Jewish
A detailed biography of Riva and Yehuda, a Jewish couple born in Belarus and the Ukraine, and their ancestors going back to the 19th century detailing the complicated history of Jews in Eastern Europe.
CIA War Bride by TD Barnes
Price: $2.50 USD. Words: 68,950. Language: English. Published: June 23, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Military biography, Nonfiction » History » Family history(5.00 from 1 review)
CIA War Bride is a biography of the life of Velma and Werner Weiss, a CIA family. They meet during World War II when he and Velma are working for the CIA in England. Their work takes them to Japan where Werner managed the U-2 surveillance plane detachment deployed from Area 51. The author worked with Werner Weiss at Area 51 and was a close friend of Velma Weiss until her death
The Kiwi Stewarts by Dave Mullan
Price: Free! Words: 31,050. Language: English. Published: June 10, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Family history
Here are the personal life stories of the first couple of generations of the Moses and Catherine Stewart of Glenelly, Northern Ireland. Of the 13 surviving children, three emigrated and settled in New Zealand. The stories in this book were either written by the individuals of the next generation themselves or their own very near relatives.
Perry-King -- A Family Legacy by William Allen Perry 2nd
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 28,510. Language: English. Published: May 31, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Family history, Nonfiction » Relationships and Family » Life stages / general
Here is yet another look at a clan that is and was proud of their history. The Perry-King family have written life's story on your infrastructure and in their own words. They now leave a family tree to the future by creating this document.
Pioneers On The Ottertail by Robb Felder
Series: Otter Falls. Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 65,520. Language: English. Published: April 2, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Family history, Fiction » Historical » Western & American frontier
Immigrant pioneers from Germany in the 1800's settle on Minnesota's remote frontier at Otter Falls on the edge of the vast White Pine Forest. They struggle with Indians, cold and blizzards, yet succeed in building a large family farm and run the brewery thru prohibition. After prohibition, they struggle to re-open the brewery. Wars and financing stand in their way. Will they complete the task?
Four Mullans from Blossom Hill by Dave Mullan
Price: Free! Words: 32,980. Language: English. Published: January 29, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Family history
Samuel Hood Mullan, Rebecca (Mullan) Campbell, Jennie (Mullan) Chittick, and Crawford Mullan all grew up on a family farm in Northern Ireland. All four settled in either Queensland or New Zealand. A family gathering in Brisbane in 2001 prompted some initial research into their stories. Val Mullan and Dave Mullan have put together this account of what is known of these enterprising siblings and the
Our Place in Line: A Franco-American Family Odyssey by cfbergeron
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 67,900. Language: English. Published: October 21, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Family history, Nonfiction » History » Genealogy
Our Place in Line is a 20,000-year odyssey of daring, imagination, and endurance offered to those who seek to trace their earliest roots from ancient Gaul to the twenty-first century United via Feudal France and Colonial Quebec. Specific families are profiled throughout the French Indian and Wars, up to and including their migration to Lewiston and Auburn, Maine.
The Groom Family of Buckinghamshire London Tasmania Fiji Book 1 Fiji Descendants by Yvonne McKissock
Series: THE GROOM FAMILY of BUCKINGHAMSHIRE LONDON TASMANIA & FIJI BOOK 2 Buckinghamshire London Tasmania. Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 46,540. Language: English. Published: September 18, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Family history, Nonfiction » Reference » Publishing and books
The author has documented the Groom family into 2 part series. Presenting 7 generations of early settlers from Fiji dating back to 1869. This book is compact and very well organized of births, deaths and marriages, providing its readers with easy to understand information on how to compile their own family history into an ebook. Book 2 has a further 10 generations of Groom family to 1550 England.
Old Phonies, Cronies and Other Baloney by Ray Steelman
Price: Free! Words: 33,930. Language: English. Published: July 27, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Family history
Like is a curious turn of events down roads that are often as twisted as a tub of pretzels. It's not the straight and true course that we had envisioned when we set out on this journey that we, with no choosing of our own, were cast head long into nine months before we existed. This a series of short stories...all true.. written by the author and published in magazines across the country.
Journal Through the Ages by Mischa Borgnaes
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 128,380. Language: English. Published: July 5, 2016 by The Electric Scroll. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Genealogy, Nonfiction » History » Family history
Family History of Delbert Thulin and his bride Shirley Ashby. Includes genealogy, photos, and stories for six generations of ancestors and two of descendants. Surnames include, Draper, Durfee, Felshaw, Gilbert, Haight, Hammond, Horton, Matthews, Peck, Pitts, VanLeuven, VanOrden and others.
China and the Rest of the Story by Philip Wik
Price: Free! Words: 40,330. Language: English. Published: June 24, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Family history
This book is the story of my ancestor’s immigration to Australia, my parent's work in China, and my family’s history to the year 2000.
The Bronx Three Memoirs by W.R. Rodriguez
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 20,990. Language: English. Published: May 27, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Social history, Nonfiction » History » Family history
Three memoirs about The Bronx from 1922-2013. A compilation of articles written for The Bronx County Historical Society Journal.
Together: A Journey for Survival by Ann Arnold
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 52,380. Language: English. Published: May 3, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Holocaust, Nonfiction » History » Family history
In Together: A Journey for Survival, Ann S. Arnold shares her family's journey through Poland's countryside as a war of nations thunders around them. The story displays the magnificent strength of a mother's love and the incredible courage of good people during the worst of times.