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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: 11,180. 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.
The Futurians by Damon Knight
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 Persian Nightingale by Madelina Forbes Mitchell
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 39,280. Language: English. Published: December 18, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Biography
Madelina Forbes Mitchell’s memoir is an interesting read that gives an insight into her extraordinary life and the trials endured upon moving to Australia with her husband Fredrick Mitchell in 1838. The reader is given a snapshot of time through the eyes of someone who was a little bit further up the aristocratic ladder than most.
The Tragedy of Minnie McGee by Joanne Collicott McGuigan
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 by Duane L. Ostler
Price: Free! Words: 38,760. 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 by Martin Hedges
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 by Ken Ford
Price: $2.99 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 by Dr. Peter Hammond
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?”
Man on Mission - Life of St. Francis Xavier by Dr. C. Drago SJ
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 42,590. Language: English. Published: September 3, 2014 by CreatiVentures. 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.
Winged Victor,A Biography of Victor M. Yeates by Gordon Atkin
Price: $7.50 USD. Words: 71,840. Language: English. Published: August 21, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Biography
A biography of Victor Yeates, a sopwith camel pilot, whose novel Winged Victory is considered to be one of the classics on aerial warfare during world war one. Winged Victor also explores the factual aspects of Yeates' book through detailed examination of his log book entries family papers and official records. Victor's son has written the foreword.
Unexpected Odyssey: Danzig to Tennessee by Klaus V. Luehning
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 246,430. Language: American English. Published: July 18, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Biography(5.00 from 1 review)
A memoir of a European immigrant, surviving WW ll and growing up in Brooklyn, N.Y. Graduated the Merchant Marine Academy, spent life on 14 ships and was the first member of Texas Maritime Academy faculty as Associate Professor, into business as an Engineering Sales Specialist. Retired and then to graduate school, a career as an Executive Chef and finally to Tennessee as an addiction counselor.
Muhammad: When Dementia Created the God of Insanity by James Creamwood
Price: $2.99 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 by Peter Cavanaugh
Price: Free! 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 by soy taing
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 by Geoff Pound
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' by Mike Fraser
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.