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Childhood Memories of Gorebridge
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 20,260. Language: English. Published: January 20, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » History » Social history
Gorebridge, just ten miles south of Edinburgh, Scotland, is a typical village. "Childhood Memories" is a look back at the author's early memories, growing up in the 1960's and 1970's. Family, friends, school, leisure, and local tradition play their part in shaping a youngster. Each chapter is a personal accounts of adventures, interactions and memories of childhood life 'back in the day'.
Como apreciar a Alfonso Reyes
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 74,430. Language: Spanish. Published: January 17, 2014 by LD Books - Lectorum. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary criticism
Alfonso Reyes funda su doctrina en el hombre, en la situación y en el destino de este en el universo, por ello se interesa en su pasado y en su presente, defendiendo en muchos de sus textos el papel de América en el concierto de la cultura universal. En este libro se recorren ideas, consejos, el mundo en síntesis, sus costumbres, personajes e inquietudes poéticas.
For No One
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Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 180,590. Language: English. Published: December 20, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Music » Rock music
The Beatles were one of the most important musical phenomena of the 20th century, and together with their manager, Brian Epstein, it can truly be stated that they changed the world. But there were dark aspects to the Beatles story to go along with the million-sellers, and the record-breaking tours. Lost opportunities, millions squandered or stolen, and the involvement of some very dark characters.
We Stopped Forgetting: Stories from Sami Americans
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 42,860. Language: English. Published: December 5, 2013 by ČálliidLágádus/Authors’ Publisher. Category: Nonfiction » Social Science » Immigration and Emigration
During the immigration period of 1880-1940 an unknown number of Sámi people (the indigenous people of Northern Norway, Sweden, Finland, and the Kola Peninsula of Russia) left Sápmi (Samiland; “Lapland”) for North America alongside Nordic peoples. The storytellers in this book give moving accounts of the history of their ancestors and tell their own stories of cultural revitalization.
Beyond the Two Rivers: The Continuing Story of Mannig the Heroine of Between the Two Rivers Following the Armenian Genocide
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Price: $6.95 USD. Words: 71,260. Language: English. Published: November 22, 2013 by Coffeetown Press. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Cultural heritage
In Between the Two Rivers, Mannig rose from starving Armenian orphan to the teenage bride of a wealthy philanthropist. As her story continues in 1922, Mannig moves from the village desert castle of her in-laws to various farming village outposts where her engineer husband is sent to make the desert bloom. This is an Iraq that no longer exists, except in our memories and imaginations.
Bobby Troughton and the Kendal Otter Hounds
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 63,290. Language: English. Published: November 20, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Cultural heritage
This book attempts to tell the story of Robert ‘Bobby’ Troughton, 1835-1912, and his reknowned pack of Otter Hounds, using material written at the time. Bobby was a remarkable man. In a time of poverty and hardship, he achieved fame but not perhaps great fortune, leaving a legacy of the buildings and bridges he built which are still visible in Kendal today.
The Alchemist of Light: A Biography of Georges Méliès
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Price: Free! Words: 1,980. Language: English. Published: November 12, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Cultural heritage
Georges Méliès was the first sci-fi movie director, not to mention one of the worlds’ first movie directors. He made 552 films between 1896 and 1913--nearly all of which are under twenty minutes in length (many are only one or two minutes long.) His films are some of the most imaginative films ever to be directed, even by today’s standards.
A Boy's War
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 11,050. Language: Commonwealth English. Published: November 11, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Cultural heritage
A collection of prose and poetry about the Primary schooldays of John Pratt in Bexhill-on-Sea, England, during World War 2, 1939-1944.
Sí Se Puede: A Biography of Cesar Chavez
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 12,090. Language: English. Published: October 29, 2013 by BookCaps. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Cultural heritage
Cesario Estrada Chavez, more commonly known as Cesar Chavez, was a highly influential activist worker who created a union for farm workers all across the United States. Many organizations and activists before him had attempted to unionize the farm workers in California, but Cesar Chavez was the first to succeed. For his efforts and accomplishments, he is celebrated as a great advocate for equal
Hidden Footprints of Unity: Beyond Tribalism and Towards a New Australian Identity
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 64,870. Language: English. Published: October 15, 2013 by William R. Potter. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Cultural heritage
This book is the third in the series triggered by advice from the spirit world, that the author "could contribute to building a bridge" from where he came to where he now is. It is essentially about the inter-connectedness of mankind....
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.
Legendary Liszt
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Price: $5.00 USD. Words: 16,770. Language: English. Published: August 18, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Cultural heritage
Franz Liszt, described as 'the greatest pianist who ever lived', was one of the most sensational figures of his age, his prowess at the keyboard accompanied by sensational good looks. Adored by the public his reputation as a lover made him notorious even after he took religious orders and became the Abbe Liszt. This short biography tells the astonishing story of his life.
The Burning Cedars
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Price: $14.95 USD. Words: 42,440. Language: English. Published: June 24, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Ramzy Baroody provides a poignant and pragmatic account of the Lebanese civil war and ensuing turmoil while candidly unraveling the intricate secrets and at times turbulent relationships of a family whose heartbreaking struggles and emotional triumphs with unpredictable and surprising turns and twists continue to resonate with readers long after the last page has been turned over.
Run, Run, Run: A Young Boy's Journey through the Cambodian Tragedy
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 89,950. Language: English. Published: June 21, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Cultural heritage
Survival is the game - death must be avoided. How to avoid the genocide? Even more problematic, how does a five year old boy escape starvation, execution, and fatal illness? How can a young boy maintain family ties when Pol Pot is cutting families apart by assignment to different, far removed camps? This is the story. It is a true story and is utterly amazing. In the survivor's own words.
A Candid Look Inside the Minds of Chinese University Freshmen
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Series: Candid Look, Book 1. Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 16,460. Language: English. Published: June 12, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Cultural heritage
This is a very candid look inside the minds of Chinese Freshmen in College. They were all asked to write a speech and then give the speech concerning the most important things they learned in class. These are those speeches, corrected only for easier reading and grammar. I hope you enjoy finding out what they think about the world and Americans.
Coping With Cowboys On Cote D'Azur
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 55,790. Language: English. Published: May 10, 2013 by Austin Macauley. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Cultural heritage
The path to fulfilling your biggest dreams is often a difficult one, as Marina and Roger Mattiasson discover in this hugely enjoyable read. Their dream of leaving behind the cold climate of their native Sweden and opening a bed and breakfast on the sun-kissed coast of the South of France leads Marina and Roger on a great adventure.
The White Aborigine
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 96,860. Language: English. Published: April 10, 2013 by MoshPit Publishing. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Cultural heritage
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In the way life imitates art, Gerry Walshe's life began in a way similar to that of Steve Martin's character Navin R. Johnson in the movie 'The Jerk'. Gerry Walshe spent his early years living as an Australian Aborigine. As the illegitimate son of a Roman Catholic woman, he was given away to a tribal Aboriginal woman at the age of four months. This is his story - an Australian story.
Tod Robbins- The Life of the Reclusive Master of the Bizarre
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,770. Language: English. Published: April 6, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Cultural heritage
Tod Robbins is best known for his short story "Spurs," which was later adapted into the infamous movie "Freaks!" However, next to nothing is known about the author's life. This book is the first biography on this independently wealthy, athlete, concentration camp survivor, and unsung visionary.
Adventurers Against Their Will: Extraordinary World War II Stories of Survival, Escape, and Connection-Unlike Any Others
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Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 86,110. Language: English. Published: April 2, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Cultural heritage
2013 Global Ebook Award Winner: Nonfiction Biography Sorting through her parents belongings after their deaths, Joanie Holzer Schirm discovered an extraordinary lost world. Hand-written on faded and brittle stationary, stamped by censors, were 400 letters from 78 correspondents-along with carbon copies of the letters her Czech father had sent to them during World War II. An unforgettable story!
Genealogy 2013 The Ultimate Study In Genealogy Finding Your Elusive Ancestors
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 42,730. Language: English. Published: April 1, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Reference
Use this book to answer the following questions: Where are the genealogical records that I need located? How do I secure the genealogical records that I need? When did my ancestor arrive in America? How do I use the genealogical records after I have secured them? How will I be able to do further genealogical research? In addition you will receive two FREE Polly Ann Lewis' Bonus Books!