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Divine Fire: Groton School and the American Century
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Price: $3.95 USD. Words: 50,150. Language: English. Published: June 17, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Cultural heritage
From the days of founder Endicott Peabody to national and world leaders like Franklin Delano Roosevelt, Averell Harriman and Dean Acheson to writers like Joseph Alsop and Stewart Alsop, Groton School has made an indelible mark on the American scene. Divine Fire highlights many of the famous and influential graduates of the school who epitomize the school's purpose.
"But Sir"
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Price: $1.20 USD. Words: 54,490. Language: English. Published: June 16, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » History » Australia & New Zealand
This is the autobiography of Mervyn Alexander McRae, Australian, born 27th November, 1914. The book describes his early life as one of fourteen children, as a young man establishing a farm under very difficult conditions, joining the army and as a prisoner of the Japanese in World War 11. After that terrible ordeal, he became a soldier settler and raised his own family on his own farm.
Catching Butterflies
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Price: Free! Words: 103,130. Language: English. Published: June 11, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
The random memories of my Dad's life as told in his unique and N'awlins gumbo style. The Spirit of Louisiana, and the Big Easiness of New Orleans, flows through these recollections reflecting his ever present joie de vivre. For 6 years, Dad sent 2 or 3 stories every other week to each of his 8 children in the mail. Come and "catch a butterfly" with Pops as his life is captured one smile at a time.
First Sikh Guru: Shri Guru Nanak Sahib Ji
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Series: Novels and Stories, Book 91. Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 5,050. Language: English. Published: May 13, 2014 by Raja Sharma. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Cultural heritage
Incarnation of divinity, a mystic, a saint, the founder of Sikhism, Shri Guru Nanak Sahib Ji was born on 13th of April, 1469, at Rai-Bhai-di, Talwandi (Now in Pakistan). It is situated now in Shekhupar District of Pakistan.
DRAVIDA BRAHMANA CHARITHRA (History of Dravida Telugu Brahmins)
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Price: Free! Language: English. Published: May 9, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Cultural heritage
This book gives detailed description of various aspects of one of the sub-sects of Telugu Brahmins, called Dravidlu. It gives the history, details of different family names under the sub-sect, etc.
An Avenue in Time
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 81,660. Language: English. Published: March 31, 2014 by Austin Macauley. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Cultural heritage
An Avenue In Time tells three simultaneous histories - that of the author, the life of his father, and the history of several parts of Scotland. Arthur's father, a church missionary, changed the face of Kenya for its citizens, and Arthur himself was instrumental in the work of the Samaritans in the United Kingdom.
Musika Maestro
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Price: $12.50 USD. Words: 16,710. Language: Dutch. Published: March 31, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Artistiek autobiografie van William Anthony. Een terug blik op de muziekbeoefening op Bonaire en geeft hij een samenvatting van zijn artistieke belevenissen.
Sight Beyond What I See: The Moses Jerome Jordan Story
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 62,620. Language: English. Published: March 3, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Moses grew up in the sixties. His early years were filled with drama and excitement that would continue until adulthood. All he wanted to do was to be accepted by his family. He was determined to find love in school or through friendships that he would find in later years. Like many youths whose fathers left them as infants, he would not feel sorry for himself. His mindset was to never give up.
Letters to Lyla
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 55,210. Language: English. Published: February 16, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » History » American
The author writes of Houlton, its river and streams, and its colorful characters and special places much like Mark Twain introduced an entire nation to frontier life in Hannibal, Missouri, the mighty Mississippi River and unforgettable people like Huckleberry Finn, Tom Sawyer, Becky Thatcher, Jim and Injun Joe. Indeed there are chapters in "Letters" that touch on everyday life in rural north
La dama se suelta el chongo
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 59,140. Language: Spanish. Published: February 16, 2014 by LD Books - Lectorum. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Cultural heritage
En La dama se suelta el chongo desfilan, con humor y entrañable sentimiento, las memorias de Laura Fernández MacGregor Maza: esposa, madre, hermana y amiga que por medio de una narración ágil, apasionada, franca, espontánea e hilarante, se suelta el chongo y nos cuenta, sin cautela, su historia.
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....