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Erasmo de Rotterdam
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 51,290. Language: English. Published: June 23, 2019 by Luis Alberto Villamarin Pulido. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Cultural heritage, Nonfiction » History » Europe / Austria & Hungary
Erasmo de Rotterdam, un tiempo la mayor y más resplandeciente gloria de su siglo, apenas, no lo neguemos, es algo más que un nombre en el día de hoy. Sus innumerables obras, redactadas en un olvidado idioma supernacional, el latín humanístico, duermen ininterrumpidamente en las bibliotecas; apenas una sola de las que tuvieron fama universal en otro tiempo nos dice ya nada en el nuestro.
A Journey by Faith: No Risk, No Reward
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 52,080. Language: English. Published: June 18, 2019 by Post Hill Press. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Cultural heritage, Nonfiction » Religion & Spirituality » Christian Life / Family
An ambitious African-American family, a foundation of faith, and a tenacious pursuit of professional success…this is one couple’s fascinating journey through corporate America.
A Merry Mix Up: A Memoir
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 89,540. Language: English. Published: February 20, 2019 by Tellwell Publishing. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Cultural heritage
Air-raid sirens shatter the silence, bombs explode, shots are fired, and people run in every direction screaming. It is 1940 and World War II is raging in and around Calcutta, India. In the midst of all this chaos, a little infant is born. His name is Vern Phillips, the author. He was the eighth born in a family of twelve children.
Jeremiah's Trunk
Price: $7.84 USD. Words: 162,280. Language: English. Published: November 27, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Cultural heritage
Jeremiah’s Trunk is a dual narrative of two women separated by two centuries. In 2013, Abigail Skinner inherits an old oak trunk containing a shocking letter that reveals she was adopted. But it’s the reading of old journals from 1822 written by Leticia Skinner, who lives among the boat people of the English canals, that leads Abigail on a puzzling ancestral trail to ultimately find herself.
Guatimozin ultimo emperador de Méjico
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 131,520. Language: Spanish. Published: August 23, 2018 by Luis Alberto Villamarin Pulido. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Cultural heritage, Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Hispanic & Latino
Biografia novelada del cacique Guatimozín el último gran lider de las tribus mexicanas cuya cultura fue arrrasada por la violencia y la avaricia de los conqusitadores españoles durante el siglo XVI
Conquistador de los mares: Historia de Magallanes
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 79,370. Language: Spanish. Published: July 9, 2018 by Luis Alberto Villamarin Pulido. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Cultural heritage, Nonfiction » History » Expeditions & Discoveries
Biografía del marinero portugués Fernando de magallanes, cuya intrepidez y tenacidad condujo a fuerzas navales de la marina española a encontrar el lugar en el planeta donde se unían los océanos Atlántico y Pacífico. Un libro lleno de emociones y aventuras que no puede faltar en la biblioteca de un buen lector
Remembering Shanghai: A Memoir of Socialites, Scholars and Scoundrels
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 74,430. Language: English. Published: April 30, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Cultural heritage, Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography
Multi-award winning memoir featuring true stories of glamour, drama and tragedy told through five generations of a Shanghai family, from the last days of imperial rule to the Cultural Revolution.
An Uncommon Road: How Canadian Sikhs Struggled out of the Fringes and into the Mainstream
Price: $9.95 USD. Words: 74,950. Language: English. Published: April 3, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » History » North America, Nonfiction » Biography » Cultural heritage
A riveting, incisive account of some of the most complex politics in modern Canada, from the founder of the World Sikh Organization of Canada. An Uncommon Road is the celebration of an extraordinarily resilient people and a moving roadmap for how individuals, and a community, can fight for their own social justice and gain justice for all.
Hombre de Sabiduría
Price: $4.95 USD. Words: 90,490. Language: Spanish. Published: March 28, 2018 by ManuPax Editores. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Cultural heritage, Nonfiction » Biography » Environmentalists & naturalists
Una amistad de 27 años entre la autora, Camilla Chance, y Banjo dio forma al corazón de este libro, donde la memoria de Clarke vivirá para siempre. Él luchó toda su vida contra el racismo y las barreras culturales; aún así, él sabiamente supo que no debía sentir rabia hacia quienes lo lastimaban. Fue con esperanza y fe en sí mismo, y en su pueblo, que Banjo logró inspirar a mucha gente.
Prisoner in Paradise
Price: $19.99 USD. Words: 88,430. Language: English. Published: September 12, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Cultural heritage
Prisoner in Paradise is the story of five generations of an Aboriginal family as they have unwittingly and also knowingly struggled against annihilation. Australia has recently been facing an awakening of race relations in respect to Indigenous people but many people remain blissfully ignorant of the true facts.
The $8 Man
Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 120,140. Language: English. Published: April 25, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Cultural heritage, Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
Stories of Indian immigrants who succeeded through resilience, vision, and sacrifice.
The Burning of Murder City USA
Price: $0.99 USD. (Free until Nov. 8!) Words: 66,790. Language: American English. Published: April 14, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Cultural heritage, Nonfiction » History » Modern / 20th Century
Detroit in 1950 was a bustling metropolis, the most advanced and fastest growing city on the planet at the time... "Motor City USA": a place with the brightest of futures. But by 1967 it was being called "Murder City USA" and, in July of that year, tensions that had been simmering for too many years finally blew. In four days of rioting Blackbottom, the heart and soul of old black Detroit, burned.
Deliverance Mary Fields, First African American Woman Star Route Mail Carrier in the United States: A Montana History
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 199,740. Language: English. Published: March 28, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Cultural heritage, Nonfiction » History » American
1885. Emancipated slave, Mary Fields, rushes to the Montana wilderness, saves her friend’s life and remains, surviving inclement weather, peril and plots against her while helping Ursuline nuns and native american girls to survive. Employing strategy, grit and goodwill toward her community for thirty years, Mary Fields manifests a personal vision of rightful independence before her death in 1914.
In Those Other Lands
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 189,290. Language: English. Published: March 15, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Cultural heritage, Nonfiction » Biography » Religious biography
The Dekkers are a Dutch family transplanted from the Netherlands into the maturing culture of the Dutch East Indies, and the country transforms them – as they help influence the country.
Crossing the Bamboo Bridge: Memoirs of a Bad Luck Girl
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 102,170. Language: American English. Published: August 30, 2016 by Stillwater River Publications. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Cultural heritage
This vivid, compulsively readable memoir of courage, grief and redemption illuminates the life of Mai, a young girl from Vietnam’s rice fields, who risks everything to escape poverty, abuse and war.
The Rangity Tango Kids
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 73,970. Language: English. Published: July 16, 2016 by Untreed Reads. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir, Nonfiction » Biography » Cultural heritage
The Rangity Tango Kids is the story of a fifth-generation, German Catholic farm family in 1950s and 1960s California, narrated by the eldest of 17 grandchildren. Born into a loving, hard-working, highly competitive family, and united by a strong faith, every day was an adventure growing up on a bucolic American farm, a way of life that is rapidly disappearing.
Un hombre acabado
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 68,550. Language: Spanish. Published: June 29, 2016 by Libros Selectos. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Editors, journalists, & publishers, Nonfiction » Biography » Cultural heritage
Un hombre acabado (autobiografía) es considerada la obra maestra de Giovanni Papini. Un libro lleno de fuerza, con un deseo ferviente de traspasar los límites impuestos al hombre por el tiempo y el contorno. Como diría Jorge Luis Borges: “una melancólica autobiografía”. Como comienza el libro: Yo nunca he sido niño. No he tenido infancia...
Turning Over Stones
Price: $4.95 USD. Words: 57,050. Language: English. Published: March 29, 2016 by Mirador Publishing. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir, Nonfiction » Biography » Cultural heritage
A collection of written work including biographical extracts, poems.song lyrics and a recording history, and other pieces of writing. The items are assembled in a chronological order to illustrate the life and times of the author working with words from the beginning in 1949 and finishing in 1998. Each individual creation is preceded by a short descriptive text adding further to the understanding.
A Change of Consciousness: A Hippie’s Memoir of the Sixties and Beyond
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 78,670. Language: English. Published: November 11, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Cultural heritage
1968. San Francisco transformed a naïve 18-year old preppie from a small town in the Midwest into a hippie. Here are the tales of a time of seeking magic. These are the stories of an aged hippie, of the times he lived through and where they took him, the memories of an unconventional life. It began, as it must have, with sex, drugs and rock n’ roll.
The Accidental Terrorist: Confessions of a Reluctant Missionary
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 126,100. Language: English. Published: November 10, 2015 by Sinister Regard. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Criminals & outlaws, Nonfiction » Biography » Cultural heritage
1987. A faltering missionary named Bill Shunn lands himself in a Canadian jail on charges of hijacking. 1844. A frontier prophet named Joseph Smith lands himself in an Illinois jail on charges of treason. This riveting memoir weaves from these stories a spellbinding tapestry of deception, desperation and defiance. Answer its call and you'll never look at a Mormon missionary the same way again.

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