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Diary of a Dictator -- Ferdinand & Imelda: The Last Days of Camelot
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 84,510. Language: English. Published: March 7, 2013 and represented by David Halpern. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Biography
The Marcoses were once “the Kennedys of Asia,” likened to America’s beautiful and charismatic Jackie and JFK. But Camelot in the Philippines vanished amid deadly political intrigues, sex scandals, lies, spies and bribes. Today, the long-secret Marcos diary opens a rare insider’s view of the dictator couple’s lust for power and their plot to kill democracy–history that reads like a soap opera.
The Persian Nightingale
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 39,280. Language: English. Published: December 18, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Biography
Madelina Forbes Mitchell’s memoir is an interesting read that gives an insight into her extraordinary life and the trials endured upon moving to Australia with her husband Fredrick Mitchell in 1838. The reader is given a snapshot of time through the eyes of someone who was a little bit further up the aristocratic ladder than most.
Forgotten Hollywood Forgotten History
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 29,040. Language: English. Published: April 11, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Biography, Nonfiction » Entertainment » Entertainment industry
Forgotten Hollywood Forgotten History tells America's story through the eyes of character actors during Hollywood's Golden Age including Claude Rains, Basil Rathbone, Walter Brennan, and Van Heflin.
Οι Ξένοι της Μίας Χρονιάς Απίθανες Ποδοσφαιρικές Ιστορίες
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 8,710. Language: Greek. Published: August 11, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » History, Nonfiction » History » Biography
Οι απίθανες ποδοσφαιρικές ιστορίες των ξένων ποδοσφαιριστών που έπαιξαν μόλις για μία σεζόν στο -τότε- ερασιτεχνικό ελληνικό πρωτάθλημα Α’ Εθνικής τα χρόνια 1960-1979! Γεγονότα, στοιχεία, βιογραφίες, ανθρώπινες ιστορίες! The incredible football stories of expat footballers who only played for one year in the Greek 1st Division between years 1960-1979 when the league was still run on amateur basis!
Boudicca
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 21,460. Language: English. Published: February 1, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Biography, Fiction » Historical » United Kingdom
The wrath of a Queen causes the death of one hundred and thirty thousand people, the destruction of three cities and the humiliation of an Empire. Based on the true story of Britain’s first Queen
Cornwallis: The Violent Birth of Halifax
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 78,710. Language: English. Published: May 6, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Biography
From the Battle of Culloden, to the Pacification of the Highlands, to the founding of Halifax, Nova Scotia, Edward Cornwallis's life criss-crossed European and North American history. This first biography of the 18th century British military leader provides a panoramic look at his legacy and the price paid by those he deemed his enemies.
CB's War: A Writer’s Journey
Price: $9.95 USD. Words: 98,490. Language: English. Published: October 17, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography, Nonfiction » History » Biography
(5.00 from 1 review)
Just before the U.S. entered World War II, a young American journalist, CB Wall, traveled to wartime Germany. He was on the receiving end of bombing attacks by England's Royal Air Force and under threat of imprisonment behind enemy lines as America joined the war. CB's newspaper accounts capture the privations of war at a time when the horrors of the holocaust could not yet be known.
Branches of the Chassidic Menorah Volume 1
Price: $7.95 USD. Words: 55,310. Language: English. Published: November 9, 2011 by Sichos In English. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Biography, Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Judaism
Biographical Stories Based on the Essay Fathers of Chassidus. This colorful text first appeared in the classic columns of HaTamim. With the help of extensive notes and appendices, the English reader is now given the opportunity to eavesdrop on this conversation between the Rebbeim and take in the insights it provides.
SISSI La Emperatriz Isabel de Wittelsbach (Historia de una vida)
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 4,300. Language: Spanish. Published: November 12, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Biography
Isabel Amalia Eugenia Duquesa en Baviera. Dotada de una gran belleza física, Isabel se caracterizó por ser una persona rebelde, culta y demasiado avanzada para su tiempo. Adoraba la equitación, llegando a participar en muchos torneos. Sentía un gran aprecio por los animales; amaba a sus perros, costumbre heredada de su madre, hasta el punto de pasear con ellos por los salones de palacio.
BIG JOE McCARTHY -The RCAF's American Dambuster
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 71,910. Language: English. Published: April 16, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Biography
After training in Canada, Joe McCarthy completed a tour of operations with 97 Squadron before being personally selected by W/C Guy Gibson to fly on the Dambusters Raid. Joe continued with 617, participating in an additional 33 operations with this “special duty” squadron. Following the war, Joe spent time with the RAF’s “Foreign Aircraft Flight” evaluating Nazi aircraft.
Amazing Women In History: Inspiring Stories Of 20 Women The History Books Left Out
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 17,940. Language: American English. Published: March 21, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Woman biographies, Nonfiction » History » Biography
Read the stories of 20 amazing women in history, including pirate queen Sayyida al-Hurra, cross-dressing Civil War soldier Cathay Williams, bohemian artist Suzanne Valadon, and poet nun Sor Juana Inés de la Cruz.
Wild Bird: The True Jazz Age Tale of Ruth Wightman Morris
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 81,160. Language: English. Published: October 11, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Woman biographies, Nonfiction » History » Biography
The riveting untold story of Ruth Wightman Morris, whose daring exploits, shocking scandals, and passionate affairs broke all the rules and took the Jazz Age by storm.
A Short Biography of the Scientist Sir Isaac Newton
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 8,450. Language: English. Published: June 4, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Biography
Sir Isaac Newton was a revolutionary scholar of the late seventeenth and early eighteenth centuries. He made discoveries in physics with the law of gravitation that governs the planets in orbit around the Sun. In mathematics, he discovered Calculus and other forms of advanced analysis that are still in widespread use today. In his private hours, he would delve into the dark world of alchemy.
The Next Chapter
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 114,230. Language: English. Published: June 20, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Biography, Nonfiction » History » Holocaust
The Next Chapter is my mother’s personal story of her recovery after imprisonment in a Nazi slave labor camp during World War II to retirement in La Jolla; she wrote it at the age of 74 on an electric typewriter. She emphasized that this is not a Holocaust memoir but rather a psychological exploration of what it takes to persevere, survive and try to resume a “normal” life after severe trauma.
I PAPI - i pontefici e le profezie papali di Malachia - storia e curiosità
Price: $3.38 USD. Words: 23,260. Language: Italian. Published: March 26, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Biography, Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Christianity / History
La copertina del libro Quante volte abbiamo sentito parlare delle profezie papali di Malachia? Esse vengono rispolverate ogni volta che si deve eleggere un nuovo pontefice, a maggior ragione in questa occasione, nel 2013, in cui la Chiesa cattolica sente l’approssimarsi di una sfida epocale, con il nuovo Papa Francesco che tutti sentono come vicino ai poveri.
Mary Queen of the Scots: The Forgotten Reign
Series: The Legendary Women of World History, 3. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 11,750. Language: English. Published: April 27, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Children's Books » Biography & Autobiography / Royalty, Nonfiction » History » Biography
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
Queen Mary Stuart was one of the most beloved & controversial women in Scottish history. The granddaughter of King James IV & his wife Margaret Tudor, Queen Mary's status as heiress-apparent to Queen Elizabeth's throne paired with the violence of the Scottish Reformation set the stage for one of the most dramatic & poorly understood lives of the 16th century in this beautifully crafted biography.
From Holocaust to Innovation
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 43,990. Language: English. Published: May 26, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » History » Biography
(3.00 from 1 review)
Biography of Holocaust survivor who lost all his family. He recovered and became a productive industrialist. The story starts at childhood in Poland. The horrible world-war II events terminated at Auschwitz concentration camp. The escape from the camp shortly before the end of the war. Building a new life and family in Israel as a new immigrant. Establishing an innovative factory in Israel.
The Blind History Lady Presents; John Swearingen-Know Your Place Blind Boy!
Series: The Blind History Lady Presents. Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 39,660. Language: English. Published: August 11, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Biography
Blinded at age 13, John faced a fierce battle to receive an education as a blind youth in his home community. As an adult, he met prejudice and roadblocks to enter college, graduate, find employment as a teacher and acceptance in the state of South Carolina. Because of his own experience with discrimination, John developed a strong vision of a quality education for all, no matter what.
The Blind History Lady Presents: Pauline Gomez, The Little Teacher With The Big Heart
Series: The Blind History Lady Presents. Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 11,600. Language: English. Published: March 27, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Biography
(5.00 from 1 review)
From a single-parent home came a young woman who would not let others’ misplaced kindnesses keep her down. Family and friends all praised Pauline for her intelligence and hard work, but when it came to providing her with a chance at a job, well that was another thing.
The Man Behind The Brand - On The Road
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 8,810. Language: English. Published: November 29, 2010. Categories: Nonfiction » Transportation » Automobiles, Nonfiction » History » Biography
Open a copy of the Information Please Almanac and turn to the chapter on famous people. 4000 names and you won't know hardly any. But what about names everyone knows? Pillsbury, Kraft, Kellogg. Nowhere to be found. How many names are more famous than Howard Johnson or Oscar Mayer? But who were these folks? Let’s take a look at the men behind the famous nameplates of the open road...

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