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Homenagens e Poesias de Jorge Aquino
Price: Free! Words: 3,130. Language: Portuguese. Published: July 23, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Biography
Este livro reúne as poesias e homenagens feitas pelo escritor Jorge Aquino durante todos esses anos de sua vida. Com um "palavreado" caipira ele conta fatos de sua vida através de versos.
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.
Mons. Juan Larrea Holguín. La amistad, la universidad y la investigación
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 35,280. Language: Spanish. Published: June 1, 2015 by Universidad de Los Hemisferios (Quito, Ecuador). Categories: Nonfiction » History » Biography, Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » History
El libro contiene el semblante de académico e investigador del mejor y más prolífico jurista ecuatoriano de todos los tiempos. Abre con un ensayo sobre la amistad, la música y los filósofos que muestra su afable personalidad. Siguen las anécdotas de su vida universitaria y su visión de la academia. Cierra con una narración cuasipolicíaca donde Larrea cuenta cómo descubrió el cuerpo del Presidente.
Mary Queen of the Scots
Series: The Legendary Women of World History, 3. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 11,200. Language: English. Published: April 27, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Children's Books » Biography & Autobiography / Royalty, Nonfiction » History » Biography
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.
Un uomo giusto
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 12,830. Language: Italian. Published: January 22, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Biography, Essay » Political
La foto sbiadita sulla tomba di famiglia, ricordi tramandati da generazioni e il ritrovamento in soffitta di una cassetta di legno con foto antiche, danno lo spunto per scrivere questo libro, che vuole essere il racconto di un uomo giusto che fu dimenticato dalle istituzioni per la sola colpa di essere convinto del proprio ideale. A distanza di settantant'anni, dopo numerose interviste e la racc
Drifting
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 9,150. Language: English. Published: January 21, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Biography
Drifting is the story of Celesta Taylor as told through entries from her diaries. It relates her struggles as widow living on a farm in Quebec at the turn of the last century.
The Futurians
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 67,640. Language: English. Published: January 16, 2015 by ReAnimus Press. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » General, Nonfiction » History » Biography
The history of the brilliant Futurians—Asimov, Blish, Pohl, et al.—told by an insider. Fully illustrated.
The Tragedy of Minnie McGee
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 9,160. Language: English. Published: December 7, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Biography
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
A portrait of the first woman sentenced to the death penalty on Prince Edward Island. The author delves into the mindset of Minnie McGee , the terrible consequences and her life after incarceration.
James Madison American Prophet
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 38,740. Language: English. Published: November 7, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Biography, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Current affairs
Rather amazingly, James Madison foresaw many of the problems we face in America today. He foresaw our modern obsession with individual rights, the dangers of judicial activism, the problems of a war presidency, and the economic difficulties that can bring a nation to ruin. Most importantly, as America's preeminent political visionary, he also saw how these problems can be solved.
An Infinite Deal of Nothing
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 100,630. Language: English. Published: November 3, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Social history, Nonfiction » History » Biography
In one year, 1871, two audacious frauds played out. One said diamonds were lying on the desert floor waiting to be scooped up at a secret location somewhere in the American west, while the other was a mine that everyone knew. While the locals thought it worthless, London went mad for shares in the Emma mine. New research finally answers the question who was responsible.
A Poor Man's Life
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 10,200. Language: English. Published: September 17, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Biography
(4.00 from 1 review)
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.
Faith Under Fire in Sudan
Price: $4.00 USD. Words: 71,590. Language: English. Published: September 4, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Islamic militancy, Nonfiction » History » Biography
“Christians everywhere need to be reading Faith Under Fire in Sudan. It will mobilize them to support the brave missionary movement of Frontline Fellowship in that suffering part of the world – suffering for the sake of the Gospel of the Lord Jesus Christ.” Dr. D. James Kennnedy, President of Evangelism Explosion Author of “What if Jesus Had Never Been Born?”
Manon Mission - Life of St. Francis Xavier by Dr. C. Drago
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 46,580. Language: English. Published: September 3, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Literary biography, Nonfiction » History » Biography
Francis Xavier is man on mission. He is complex individual with sharply contrasting traits of character. He could spend hours together on the beach praying alone in the stillness of the night and he also moved restlessly from place to place. Francis Xavier was an extremely rich personality, but very human saint who retained some of the features of his Basque character till the very end.
Muhammad: When Dementia Created the God of Insanity
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 65,260. Language: English. Published: July 9, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography, Nonfiction » History » Biography
Muhammad is the Prophet of the Moon God Allah, and is the mold of every true believer of his system. He was an epileptic who had a vision and thought he was possessed by evil spirits, but others convinced him that he was a prophet of God. He assembled a band of cutthroats and murdered, raped, robbed, and even beheaded hundreds of innocent victims, while leaving a legacy of hatred and intolerance
"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.
Cambodia History
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 24,500. Language: English. Published: June 23, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Biography
A true story of Cambodia History from the 1st century BC to present. A book of revelation of Cambodia History as a Country that existed before any other countries in Southeast Asia. The book describes the rise and fall of the country as the author learned from life time experiences and taught through child hood school to University, and Military Academy.
How F. W. Boreham Won the War of Words
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 3,650. Language: English. Published: June 4, 2014 by John Broadbanks Publishing. Categories: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Ancient, Nonfiction » History » Biography
F. W. Boreham was one of the most prolific authors of the twentieth century, but this book tells of the crisis Boreham experienced during the First World War that led to him discovering and adopting a winning style of communication.
The Lamps Went Out - Sir Edward Grey and the 'War to End All Wars'
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 14,490. Language: English. Published: May 28, 2014 by Blue Button Publications. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Biography
On the evening of 3rd August 1914, Sir Edward Grey, the British Foreign Secretary looked out of the Foreign Office window and famously declared that “The lamps are going out all over Europe. We shall not see them lit again in our lifetime”. This study examines the key choices Grey and others made in the weeks leading up to the beginning of war and the impact these choices had on his life.
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.