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EINSTEIN, HOUDINI, JEHOVAH & other disturbed souls
By Richard Rubacher
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 68,880. Language: English. Published: May 26, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » History » Biography
Einstein, Houdini, Jehovah (the dark side of God), Charlie Sheen & 12 others are discussed.
BIG JOE McCARTHY -The RCAF's American Dambuster
By Dave Birrell
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 71,910. Language: English. Published: April 16, 2012. Category: 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.
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.
Remembrances of My Service in World War II
By Erich Scharf
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 32,650. Language: English. Published: March 25, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » History » Biography
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An autobiographical memoir of service in the Rangers and First Special Service Force a/k/a "The Devils Brigade" in World War II. A link to a private photo collection from WWII is included.
Father Forgive Them: The Rachel Plummer Story
By Garlyn Webb Wilburn
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 47,180. Language: English. Published: March 2, 2012 by Black Rose Writing. Category: Nonfiction » History » Biography
On a warm, clear day in the spring of 1836 seventeen-year-old Rachel Parker Plummer and her eighteen-month-old baby boy were abducted from their home in central Texas by a raiding party of Comanche and Kiowa Indians. She was, at that time, three months pregnant.
En el barrio de los mangos
By Leonel Menéndez
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 20,350. Language: Spanish. Published: February 16, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » History » Biography
El Barrio de Los Mangos es como uno de esos lugares en los cuentos de hadas. Estas historias son algo de recuerdos; algo de memorias, algo de verdad, algo de ensayo y algo de ficción para proteger a los inocentes. Quiero llevar al lector a que conozca mi mundo desde la niñez hasta la adolescencia, en medio de una revolución.
From Baron To Battler
By Caroline Gaden
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 81,420. Language: English. Published: February 2, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » History » Biography
The story of Dr CUD Schrader and his family who migrated from Schleswig-Holstein to Australia in 1853. Included is the diary of his son Ludwig written in 1873-74 and extensive information about members of the family with family trees for several generations. This book is a companion volume to 'The Schrader Letters' and gives more information about the family, their lives and their homes.
Boudicca
By Ron Aberdeen
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 21,460. Language: English. Published: February 1, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » History » Biography
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
Victorian Crimebeaters - the birth of law and order
By Don Hale
Price: $2.00 USD. Words: 85,750. Language: English. Published: January 27, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » History » Biography
This is a unique account of the early days of policing in England from the night watchmen of the 1820s to the introduction and development of the detective force up and until 1910. It contains a particularly unusual report of life on the beat and how officers dealt with a variety of crimes. Includes reports on Sherlock Holmes and early ant-terrorism measures.
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
Warren
By Bob Cornell
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 4,130. Language: English. Published: December 23, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » History » Biography
The body of this text covers the life and pre-mature death of Warren Harding. He achieved prominence in 1920, when he was elected President of the United States. His death was untimely, and is veiled in mystique, primarily because Mrs. Harding would not allow an autopsy. We want to share our conclusion with you to see if you agree.
The Schrader Letters 1871-1896
By Caroline Gaden
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 45,020. Language: English. Published: November 30, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » History » Biography
The Schrader Letters give a wonderful insight into the triumphs and struggles, loves and hates, quarrels and makeups, birth and deaths of the family of Dr CUD Schrader in rural NSW. Covering a period of twenty five years, from 1871 to 1896, the letters are a rich social history of the time as Australia moved towards nationhood.
Branches of the Chassidic Menorah Volume 2
By Sichos In English
Price: $7.95 USD. Words: 62,780. Language: English. Published: November 14, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » History » Biography
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.
Branches of the Chassidic Menorah Volume 1
By Shimon Neubort
Price: $7.95 USD. Words: 55,320. Language: English. Published: November 9, 2011 by Sichos In English. Category: Nonfiction » History » Biography
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.
NASA and The Moon Landing
By Paul Herbert
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 4,720. Language: English. Published: November 6, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » History » Biography
These unusual stories provide an insider's view of the moon landings, such as: To play a joke on the NASA scientists, Neil Armstrong joked about taking rocks from the earth to the moon and bringing them back to earth as "moon rocks." Buzz Aldrin's mother's maiden name is Moon. Astronauts took all kinds of things to outer space, including a sandwich from the local deli.
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.
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.
The Glenside Kid
By Ted Taylor
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 66,270. Language: English. Published: July 13, 2011 by The Educational Publisher/Biblio Publishing. Category: Nonfiction » History » Biography
A Poignant, humorous tale of growing up in the author’s beloved hometown of Glenside in the middle of the 20th Century.
Blind Descent
By Robert Hess
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 36,380. Language: English. Published: July 5, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » History » Biography
Admiral Richard E. Byrd’s world-famous 1928-30 expedition to the South Pole and its tie-in to a violent plane crash in Antarctica more than half a century later form the basis of Blind Descent, a true story by crash survivor Robert Hess.
Four Parallel Lives of Eight Notable Individuals
By Stephan Politzer
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 30,090. Language: English. Published: June 20, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » History » Biography
The parallel lives of Edward I and Andrew Jackson, William Wallace and Osceola, Theodore Roosevelt and John F. Kennedy and Abraham Lincoln and Alexander II of Russia are inaugural essays in what will be a series of essays paralleling the lives of significant people. The major inspiration for this project is Plutarch’s Lives, also known as Parallel Lives, written in Greek around 100 C.E.