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Jonathan: The Squandering of Goodluck
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 142,950. Language: English. Published: February 14, 2015. Category: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Biography
Having governed Nigeria for four years; the jury is out: Mr Jonathan has exhausted his goodluck charm in 2015. He has alienated important go-to-guys and has squandered enormous goodwill and goodluck that saw him to the presidency five years ago. Inside and outside Nigeria, there is a call for a change. This biography of Mr. Jonathan is a clinical dissection of the change epitomized by Gen Buhari.
A Terrible State
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 86,700. Language: English. Published: January 30, 2015 by Austin Macauley. Category: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Biography
Kathryn Nelson had enjoyed successful careers as a teacher and then as an international advisor, relishing her life and work in the Bulgarian capital, Sofia. Her world came crashing down around her when she was wrongly implicated in money laundering after the biggest bank robbery of the time, when robbers had walked out of the Northern Bank in Belfast with £26.5m in cash.
Scared of Scorpions: My Year of Hell in the Holy Land
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 131,430. Language: Commonwealth English. Published: April 6, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Biography
Songwriter Chauncey Roberts is robbed of his movie camera in Syria, beginning a hellish year in which his Palestine, My Heart Concert in Bethlehem is cancelled because of the Gaza Flotilla Tragedy, his TV sitcom nearly comes into being, and he begins Camp Evil in which Jewish settlers attack a scout camp. He overstays his Israeli visa by nine months, escaping at Tel Aviv's airport.
American Sons: The Untold Story of the Falcon and the Snowman
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 102,550. Language: English. Published: February 16, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Biography
In 1977, Christopher Boyce and Andrew Daulton Lee were convicted of espionage and sentenced to decades in prison. The story of their crime, as told in the 1985 movie The Falcon and the Snowman, was only the beginning. American Sons tells the full story of their ordeal behind bars - and how a young, idealistic paralegal named Cait Mills helped them become free men.
Pekka Siitoinista Jussi Halla-ahoon Antikommunismista Ja Natsismista Maahanmuuttokriittisyyteen
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 27,000. Language: Finnish. Published: February 10, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Biography
Pekka Siitoinin arkistot aukesivat 2010. Niiden tutkiminen johti tämän teoksen kirjoittamiseen. Kirjan otsikko ei vastaa täysin kirjan sisältöä, jos katsoo esimerkiksi Halla-ahon silmälasien läpi. Otsikossa voi piillä jotain juonta jos katsoo Pekka Siitoinin kautta piirettyä linjaa Suomen äärioikeiston piireissä.
From Iran to America: Changes, Choices, and Challenges
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 28,230. Language: English. Published: October 15, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
Journey with the author from his youth in a small village in Iran, to two larger cities there, and then to America, blindness, and happiness. Now an American citizen and a proud resident of Boston, Mortazavi has much to say about Iran vs. America, volunteerism, American culture and humor, and what makes this country a true home for him. His gratitude and optimism shine throughout the book.
Evita
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 65,240. Language: American English. Published: October 2, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Woman biographies
In 1935 Evita travels to Buenos Aires, a bustling city of eight million. It’s the train ride of her life. An actress job leads to the stage, films and radio soap operas. Famous already she meets the dashing Colonel Juan Peron. Soon enough she’s his lover, companion and trusted adviser; together they dazzle Argentina.
Jeffrey Archer: The Kurds "The Simple Truth"
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Price: $4.50 USD. Words: 88,950. Language: English. Published: May 14, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Government
Jeffrey Archer is the one name related to Kurdish relief - Why? British Aid for the Kurd is the secret the government has kept hidden - until now.
Guilty Survivor: Memoirs of Tamerla Kendall
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 26,600. Language: English. Published: May 1, 2013 by Secret Cravings Publishing. Category: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Biography
Bosnian Croat, Tamerla Kendall, lived through the carnage and chaos in Sarajevo during the Bosnian War (1992-1995). Hers is a story of courage, fear, ingenuity, and survival. Difficult choices she made then still disturb her peace of mind and life today.
Contender: The Justin Trudeau Story
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Price: Free! Words: 20,020. Language: Canadian English. Published: March 5, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Biography
Is Justin Trudeau the saviour of the Liberal Party of Canada? Will he one day be prime minister? As the son of one of Canada’s most popular leaders, Trudeau was never far from the political spotlight, but in recent years the MP for Papineau has sought it out. Now he’s running to take charge of the party his father once led.
Cracking the Whip
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 80,510. Language: English. Published: October 5, 2012 by Bretwalda Books. Category: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Biography
Fast-paced political memoir by a former Conservative MP charting the infiltration of the Conservative Party by non-conservative elements and the subversion of a once-great political party.
Robert LeFevre: "Truth is Not a Half-way Place"
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 90,900. Language: English. Published: August 31, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Philosopher biography
Who was Robert LeFevre? One of America's famous "unknowns." He had a profound influence on tens of thousands of listeners, readers, and students. His ideas about social change, individual responsibility, and self-government offered people around the world a new perspective. Some men called him a Don Quixote. Others called him one of America's most dangerous men.
McCune's Manchester Volume 1 - 2008
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 24,840. Language: English. Published: June 30, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Biography
Adam McCune's "McCune's Manchester" column appeared in the New Hampshire Union Leader from April 2008 to July of 2012. This volume covers all columns published in 2008.
Why Martin Luther King Jr had to die and will Barack Hussein Obama suffer the same fate
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 53,780. Language: English. Published: May 23, 2012 by A-Argus Better Book Publishers. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Political biography
An investigative reporter takes a hard, deep look into the true motives behind Martin Luther ing's death and the possiblity of an attempt to assassinate Barack Hussein Obama.
The Most Interesting People in Politics and History, Volume 3: 250 Anecdotes
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Series: The Most Interesting People in Politics and History, Book 3. Price: $1.00 USD. Words: 24,730. Language: English. Published: November 25, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Biography
A sample: Bob Rafsky suffered from AIDS, and he was an activist for AIDS research. One day, he went to a Japanese pharmaceuticals company to ask why research was being delayed on a promising new drug. To make a point, he rolled the leg of his pants up, and then showed the executives a lesion-covered leg. (Some anecdotes are thought provoking rather than funny.)
The Most Interesting People in Politics and History, Volume 2: 250 Anecdotes
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Series: The Most Interesting People in Politics and History, Book 2. Price: $1.00 USD. Words: 29,450. Language: English. Published: November 25, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Biography
A sample: Activist Abbie Hoffman was under constant surveillance by government agents for five years. He handled this situation well—when he needed to go somewhere, he used to hitchhike and get a ride with the agents who were trailing him.
The Most Interesting People in Politics and History: 250 Anecdotes
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Series: The Most Interesting People in Politics and History, Book 1. Price: $1.00 USD. Words: 27,140. Language: English. Published: November 25, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Biography
A sample: Australians know how to engage in activism. When the Australian prime minister would not apologize to Aborigine peoples because of the removal of Aboriginal children from their homes, 250,000 people in Sydney walked on the Sydney Harbour bridge on May 28, 2000, and a plane above the bridge skywrote the word “Sorry.”