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Hồi Ký Nguyễn Hiến Lê
Price: Free! Words: 292,210. Language: English. Published: April 9, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » History » Biography
Năm 1935, hồi mới vào đời, làm ở Sở Thủy lợi Nam Việt, những lúc lênh đênh trên kinh rạch miền Hậu Giang, nhớ mặt nước xanh rêu của Hồ Gươm, con đê thăm thẳm của sông Nhị, tôi viết hồi kí, chép lại những hình ảnh của người thân, những vui buồn của tuổi thơ và tuổi niên thiếu. Viết được khoảng sáu trăm trang vở học trò, không có ý in thành sách mà chỉ để vài người thân đọc. Tập đó còn lại được vài
Ansaris of Yusufpur
Price: Free! Words: 63,490. Language: British English. Published: November 28, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Biography
As the first book in English language, this fascinating history will interest all Ansaris whose ancestors moved from Madinah-e-Munawwarah to other countries of the Gulf, Middle East, Iran, Afghanistan, India, Pakistan and other parts of the world.
John Pio Came to Maine
Price: Free! Words: 74,080. Language: English. Published: September 28, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Biography, Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography
This is a biography of Madeiran immigrant John Pio and his wife, Margaret Ordway, and of most of their descendants. It cites a website where you can find family-related photos and documents, and provides instructions for finding the items you want to access. This book provides a glimpse of Maine, New Hampshire and Massachusetts history as it relates to the Pio line.
Invade America!
Price: Free! Words: 2,070. Language: English. Published: June 23, 2012 by Darling Newspaper Press. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Biography
Fact, not fiction. A sea captain describes destroying American coastal forts and landing a British army to seize the White House. This concise history begins "Captain Striver" ($2.99), a book that reveals how one man beat impossible odds and family disgrace to create convict Australia's first Free Settlement, blueprint for the nation known today.
Chekhovs At Home
Price: Free! Words: 28,020. Language: English. Published: January 9, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Plays & Screenplays » Russian, Nonfiction » History » Biography
Please God, No Wedding Or Shooting At The End!- Chekhov strives to write The Seagull, while characters from it, his own life, and Hamlet swim in his head. Anton, Himself - Writing a love story after The Seagull flops, Chekhov darts between passion, family, and disaster. Masha, Too - Irrepressibly seized by love, Chekhov's sister wrestles with whether to leave her brother's exciting life to marry
Elizabethan Era
Price: Free! Words: 7,510. Language: English. Published: April 13, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » History » European, Nonfiction » History » Biography
Elizabethan Era England Life: All major aspects of life in England during Elizabethan era. Includes biography of Elizabeth I, daily life of people, crime and punishment, theaters, plays, costumes, religion and famous Elizabethan era people including Shakespeare.
Outlaw, Warrior, Leader: The Early Life of Ralph Stafford
Price: Free! Words: 5,490. Language: British English. Published: November 20, 2012 by James Eddy. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Medieval, Nonfiction » History » Biography
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Ralph de Stafford, the first earl of Stafford, was one of the most powerful men in fourteenth century England. He was a veteran of the Hundred Years War, a respected military commander and an advisor to two Kings. What is less well known is that his early life had more than its fair share of troublemaking, including an audacious escape from the Tower of London that briefly made him into an outlaw.
The Crucifixion of Max Hardcore!!!
Price: Free! Words: 3,460. Language: English. Published: May 14, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Biography
How the FBI went out to destroy a pornographer simply because they ran out of Preparation H.
Price: Free! Words: 18,800. Language: Italian. Published: September 20, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Biography
Una breve sintesi di Napoleone e dei suoi successori.
Beyond the Clouds; Why I Became a Military Writer
Price: Free! Words: 2,280. Language: English. Published: June 14, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Biography
Mark Berent is a well-known author of many Vietnam airwar books and articles. In this article he recounts the people and events that motivated him to write. As he says: "They're out there now, somewhere beyond our eyes, beyond the clouds, rolling and soaring in towering cathedrals flying beautiful airplanes that need only the fuel of their love. These are the men I honor...
Famous Entrepreneurs: How They Made a Dream a Reality
Price: Free! Words: 7,470. Language: English. Published: May 13, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Biography
What is an entrepreneur? In the strictest sense of the word, an entrepreneur is someone who creates and runs a new business. These are the risk takers, the people who are willing to think outside of the proverbial box and push themselves to attain something new. The 10 entrepreneurs in this book each have a very different story to tell about their success.
George Spearing: My Ordeal In A Disused Coal Pit
Price: Free! Words: 5,050. Language: English. Published: May 5, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Biography, Nonfiction » History » Expeditions & Discoveries
In 1769, George Spearing, a British naval officer, fell into a pit and was stuck for a week before being rescued. His account is a family document of his descendant, Charles Miller, who introduces it, and tells the story of what happened to Spearing and his family in the years that followed his lucky escape from near death.
The Interesting Tales of the Jose Rizal Family
You set the price! Words: 16,040. Language: English. Published: October 16, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Biography, Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography
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This book enchantingly features the respective lives of Jose Rizal’s (the Philippine national hero) parents and siblings. Identifying Jose’s relations to them, this work also tackles the ‘secrets’ of the Rizal family as it clarifies historical controversies and discrepancies about them. In light of new researches, this book also discusses what happened to them after Jose’s martyrdom.
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
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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.
"Local DJ -- At A Glance" -- A Digital Digest
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 14,750. Language: English. Published: July 1, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Biography, Essay » Author profile
This is a compressed edit of the "Tenth Anniversary Digital Edition" of "Local DJ" which tracks the Rock & Roll career of Peter C. Cavanaugh through the years. Mr. Cavanaugh is prominently featured in the new "Rock Radio" exhibit at Cleveland's Rock & Roll Hall of Fame.
A Poor Man's Life
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 10,200. Language: English. Published: September 17, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Biography
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Richard Ford was an agricultural worker who should have disappeared into obscurity, leaving no record of his existence save a slight hollow in an English churchyard. But he left a significant voice of his time of poverty in the annals of the Houses of Parliament, when he was interviewed by government inspectors looking into the effect of the new Poor Laws in 1837. This is the story of his life.
The Man Behind The Brand - At School
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 6,300. Language: English. Published: November 29, 2010. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Biography, Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » History of education
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 America's famous colleges...
Morningstar East: A Memoir
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 17,760. Language: English. Published: October 16, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Biography, Nonfiction » History » Modern / 20th Century
A nonfiction description of the author's sojourn in Arroyo Hondo at the height of the"Hippy" invasion and free land movement in the area around Taos New Mexico @1969-70.
Off Our Rockers - A Tale of Two Grannies
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 116,700. Language: English. Published: March 7, 2011 by John Northern. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Biography
In 1983 Janis and Louis began their walk around the United States from Nevada to Washington DC to California and back to Nevada. Janis was 61/62, and Louise was 57/58. It took them more than a year to complete the journey, and during that time they were interviewed by President Reagan in the White House—wearing their backpacks and looking like mountain women.
Left by the Indians: Story of My Life
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 9,890. Language: English. Published: June 9, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Biography, Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography
This the eyewitness story of the Utter-Van Ornum wagon train massacre. It is the single worst pioneer massacre in US history. Much like the Donner Party and the Paraguay soccer team, the 16 survivors of the Utter-Van Ornum wagon train had to resort to cannibalism in order to survive their 45-day ordeal.