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Hồi Ký Nguyễn Hiến Lê
By Danh Ba
Price: Free! Words: 292,210. Language: English. Published: April 9, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
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
John Pio Came to Maine
By Al Newman
Price: Free! Words: 74,080. Language: English. Published: September 28, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » History » 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!
By John Ivor
Price: Free! Words: 2,070. Language: English. Published: June 23, 2012 by Darling Newspaper Press. Category: 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.
Elizabethan Era
By Prasad Mahabal
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 7,510. Language: English. Published: April 13, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » History » European
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.
Ansaris of Yusufpur
By Mahmud Ansari
Price: Free! Words: 63,400. Language: British English. Published: November 28, 2013. Category: 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.
Chekhovs At Home
By Karen Sunde
Price: Free! Words: 28,020. Language: English. Published: January 9, 2012. Category: Fiction » Drama » Russian
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
Outlaw, Warrior, Leader: The Early Life of Ralph Stafford
By Jack Richard Eddy
Price: Free! Words: 5,490. Language: British English. Published: November 20, 2012 by James Eddy. Category: Nonfiction » History » Medieval
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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.
In The Garden, My Time At Arlington
By Jerry Humphrey
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 27,290. Language: English. Published: November 26, 2008. Category: Nonfiction » History » Biography
I was just a country boy from Alabama when in 1967 I was drafted into the army. After my training my permanent duty assignment was The Third Infantry, The Old Guard. The things I would see would shape my life forever. I saw three presidents was at ones inaguration ones deprture and the funeral of another. I saw the inside of the White house, read the words of Abraham Loncoln.
Beyond the Clouds; Why I Became a Military Writer
By Mark Berent
Price: Free! Words: 2,260. Language: English. Published: June 14, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
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...
on the Trail of the Real St George
By Oliver Hayes
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 20,780. Language: English. Published: September 8, 2010 by Bretwalda Books. Category: Nonfiction » History » Biography
Dragon-slayer, English hero, martyr, warrior, soldier and saint — St George has been all these things. But who was the real St George? This fascinating book draws on the most recent academic research into folklore and legends to put together an accurate account of St George’s original life story, and how he has developed in folklore and legend to become what he is today.
Napoleone
By Amodio Tortora
Price: Free! Words: 18,800. Language: Italian. Published: September 20, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » History » Biography
Una breve sintesi di Napoleone e dei suoi successori.
Lucky In Cyprus: A True Story ABout A Boy, A Teacher, An Earthquake, Some Terrorists And The CIA
By Allan Cole
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 167,010. Language: English. Published: January 24, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » History » Biography
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Lucky In Cyprus is a coming-of-age story set in the Middle East during the height of the Cold War. An American teenager – son of a CIA operative – is inspired by grand events and a Greek Cypriot teacher. He witnesses earthquakes and riots and terrorist attacks, but in the end it is his teacher’s gentle lessons that keep him whole.
The Untold Story of John Wilkes Booth
By Theosis Books
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 46,580. Language: English. Published: May 12, 2010. Category: Nonfiction » History » Biography
Written by Booth's great-grandson thrice removed, this book retells in dramatic form another version of the Booth saga, one carried down through the family's oral history. Based on award-winning research, this work will tantalize the reader with insights and details known only to the immediate family and a few scholars, offering a new perspective on this crucial moment in American history. The a
Shooting Star: The First Attempt By A Woman To Reach Hawaii By Air
By Richard DuRose
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 30,280. Language: English. Published: August 31, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » History » Biography
Shooting Star is the story of Mildred Doran, who, in 1927 set her sights on becoming the first woman to fly from the West Coast of the United States to Hawaii, a distance of 2,400 miles. She was a participant in the Dole Transpacific Air Race, which promised fame and fortune to the first aviator to land at Honolulu from Oakland, California. You know about Amelia Earhart, now learn about Mildred.
A Historic Search for the Face of Jesus
By Ysatis De Saint-Simone
Price: $3.50 USD. Words: 22,240. Language: English. Published: January 19, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » History » Biography
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This book compares the true historic evidence to the misinformation the so-called 'experts' give constantly in the media downgrading His physical appearance. It contradicts them by using the three real images of Jesus left by Him: the likeness imprinted in the Vero-Ikon, the imprint left on the Holy Shroud of Turin and a real Photo of Jesus taken by Sor Anna Ali in one of His apparitions to her.
De Keizerin van Mexico
By Guy Didelez
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 54,960. Language: Dutch. Published: December 27, 2012 by De Scriptomanen. Category: Fiction » Historical » Victorian
Cannes, juni 1882. De 15-jarige Maxime wordt ontvoerd en naar zijn echte moeder gebracht: Charlotte, zus van de Belgische koning Leopold II, ooit Keizerin van Mexico. Ze wordt nu gevangen gehouden in het kasteel van Boechout bij Meise, omdat ze waanzinnig geworden zou zijn. Een heerlijk romantische historische thriller, oorspronkelijk verschenen als jeugdroman, van Patrick Bernauw en Guy Didelez.
Off Our Rockers - A Tale of Two Grannies
By Janis Rose
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 116,700. Language: English. Published: March 7, 2011 by John Northern. Category: 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.
The Man Behind The Brand - At School
By Doug Gelbert
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 6,300. Language: English. Published: November 29, 2010. Category: 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 America's famous colleges...
Left by the Indians: Story of My Life
By Ethan E. Harris
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 9,890. Language: English. Published: June 9, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » History » 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.
The Trip - A True Karmal Korn Adventure
By Jeffrey Koconis
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 19,650. Language: English. Published: March 7, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » History » Biography
Two teenage boys decide to hitchhike to California during the heyday of the anti-Vietnam War counterculture on a quest to experience the essence of the hippie phenomena they have embraced as their identity. Humor and love are blended with fear and hatred as they encounter the people and events that transform them from boys to men. It is a timeless story of youth coming of age in a divided nation.