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Borrowed Trousers, Diary of a Mormon Missionary, Volume II of In Polygamy's Shadow by Maggie Rayner
Price: $7.98 USD. Words: 82,680. Language: English. Published: October 28, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Mormonism, Nonfiction » History » Biography
A JOURNAL, KEPT SECRET Borrowed Trousers, Diary of a Mormon Missionary draws the reader into the thoughts and feelings of a cowboy from Alberta serving a mission for the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints in Texas and Louisiana, from 1937 to 1939. He suffers hardship and sickness, and falls in love while the woman he had planned to marry waits at home.
Clipped Wings by Corinna Montgomery
Price: $8.00 USD. Words: 29,330. Language: English. Published: October 25, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Biography
The book is the biography of my family, how we tried to escape socialism East Germany. How life was in socialism the every day struggle of surviving.
Wild Bird: The True Jazz Age Tale of Ruth Wightman Morris by John A. Greenwald
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.
The Lost Book of King Arthur by Simon Keegan
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 38,840. Language: English. Published: September 26, 2016 by New Haven Publishing Ltd. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography, Nonfiction » History » Biography
The Lost Book of King Arthur shows through maps, charts and the piecing together of lost texts, that the legendary King Arthur was very much a real king and not only were his battle sites well documented they were etched forever into the side of great chalices. These cups were treasured at Arthur's Hadrian's Wall garrison.
Edinburgh Forever by Miguel Sanchez Medrano
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 155,900. Language: English. Published: July 29, 2016 by Austin Macauley. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Biography
‘Edinburgh Forever' recounts the trials and tribulations of a Spanish family's decision to leave their home town, Vitoria (Basque country), in exchange for a year living in Edinburgh.
Clarina Nichols: Frontier Crusader for Women's Rights by Diane Eickhoff
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 43,940. Language: English. Published: June 25, 2016 by Quindaro Press. Categories: Nonfiction » Children's Books » Biography & Autobiography / Women, Nonfiction » History » Biography
The true story of the world's first women's rights movement — and the forgotten pioneer who moved that movement to the West. Diane Eickhoff's beloved biography of Clarina Nichols is available for the first time in an edition for young readers.
The Blind History Lady Presents; The Blind Chemist, Edward Campbell by Peggy Chong
Series: The Blind History Lady Presents. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,320. Language: English. Published: March 21, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography, Nonfiction » History » Biography
Edward Campbell became blind while teaching chemistry. But Edward Campbell took a short spring break to deal with the results of the permanent blindness and took back control of his life and his dream.
The Price Of Glory: Battle of Hill 488 by RC Binns
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 137,290. Language: American English. Published: February 15, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Biography
In this book, the Battle of Hill 488 is described accurately, in action-packed detail, which you will never find in any other accounts of its history. It also explores the prices paid, and the lengths men will go to in the pursuit of glory. It contains over 100 pictures, some of actual time and location where the story takes place in Vietnam.
Masks: A Hudson Valley Childhood by Rhythm Prism
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 43,820. Language: English. Published: January 27, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » History » Biography
Memories come back to us often as pictures. We may see these images clearly. They are not merely color and lines but have emotional content. These are the kinds of pictures displayed in Masks: A Hudson Valley Childhood. Except for a few photos, all the artwork expresses a poignant moment. These, along with the text, tell a simple and true story--as true as memory allows.
Ефросиния Полоцкая by Уладзімір Арлоў
Price: $1.49 USD. Words: 24,320. Language: Russian. Published: December 9, 2015 by kniharnia.by. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Biography
Полоцкая княжна Предслава (XII в.) в юные годы постриглась в монастырь под именем Евфросинии, стала выдающейся просветительницей, а впоследствии была причислена к сонму святых и признана небесной покровительницей Белорусской земли. Кроме популярного очерка жизни и духовных подвигов, в книгу включено ее "Житие", обращенные к Евфросинии Полоцкой молитвы, а также рассказ о загадочном исчезновении и п
Еўфрасіння Полацкая by Уладзімір Арлоў
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 20,590. Language: Belarusian. Published: December 8, 2015 by kniharnia.by. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Biography
Кніга прысвечана святой Еўфрасінні Полацкай - патронцы Беларусі. Полацкая князёўна Прадслава, якая жыла ў ХІІ стагоддзі, у юныя гады пастрыглася ў манастыр, стала выдатнаю асветніцай, а пасля была прылічана да святых і прызнаная нябеснай апякункаю Беларускай зямлі.
Keep Forever by Aleksandr Sokolenko (А. К. Соколенко) & Alex Lane (translator)
Price: Free! Words: 38,580. Language: English. Published: September 1, 2015 by FEHT Inc. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » History » Biography
Aleksandr Sokolenko wrote his four stories about USSR labor camps in the months before his death, in 1970. His granddaughter, Maria Feht, has now collected them under the title Keep Forever. Translated by Alex Lane.
I am Carrie by Moriah Davis
Price: Free! Words: 2,610. Language: English. Published: August 17, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Relationships and Family » Grandparenting, Nonfiction » History » Biography
Blood is thicker than water they say, but in the case of Moriah Davis, it certainly was not so. From reincarnation to hard facts in physics, Moriah’s mother battled her every belief with discrimination. Parents and future parents can benefit from learning how discrimination can impact their children in the latest eBook short from the Empress of New Israel.
Homenagens e Poesias de Jorge Aquino by misouza
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 by Doug West
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 by Juan Carlos Riofrío Martínez-Villalba
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: The Forgotten Reign by Laurel A. Rockefeller
Series: The Legendary Women of World History, 3. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 11,780. 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.
Un uomo giusto by Giacomo, Sr
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 by Marco Fraticelli
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.