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Dear Sergeant Honey Part III
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 57,560. Language: English. Published: February 12, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Biography
A compilation of letters and diaries of a woman soldier in World War II. This is not a recollection or a retelling. The letters and diary entries are on a day-by-day basis as she lived it. Hildegarde Molnar was one of the select few of Women's Army Corps (WAC) service members to be sent overseas. She had a unique job as a court reporter for the Judge Advocate General's section. This is Part III
Mystic Seafarer's Trail: Secrets behind the 7 Wonders, Titanic's Shoes, Captain Sisson's Gold, and Amelia Earhart's Wedding
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 57,530. Language: English. Published: February 11, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Sailing, Nonfiction » History » Biography
Journey to and from the center of adventure--Mystic, Connecticut. Includes little known facts behind Mystic’s pizza, "7 Wonders," hurricanes, cemeteries and massacre, plus information on area shipwrecks, Amelia Earhart's wedding, Benedict Arnold’s treachery and Ernie the Ledge Light Ghost.
George Gamow: The Whimsical Mind Behind the Big Bang
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 80,070. Language: English. Published: February 6, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Scientists, Inventors, Nonfiction » History » Biography
"George Gamow: The Whimsical Mind Behind the Big Bang" is the first complete biography of a colorful and influential physicist who instigated the modern Big Bang theory of the universe's birth. The book, rich in anecdotes reflecting Gamow's humorous and clowning side, is a detailed account of his scientific insights and contributions.
The Jewish Connection
Price: $4.95 USD. Words: 94,690. Language: English. Published: January 28, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Jewish, Nonfiction » History » Biography
Over the centuries the Jewish people have been persecuted and had their beliefs tested in a variety of ways. The more than fifty individuals profiled in The Jewish Connection are but a few who overcame challenges to make contributions to society. The reader will gain an appreciation of Jewish history and culture by reading the stories of scientists, inventors, athletes, entertainers, and others.
De Keizerin van Mexico
Series: Mysterieus België Series, Book 16. Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 54,960. Language: Dutch. Published: December 27, 2012 by De Scriptomanen. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Victorian, Nonfiction » History » Biography
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.
Asylum Bound
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 74,720. Language: English. Published: November 27, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Biography, Nonfiction » Social Science » Disease & health issues
Asylum Bound is a wild weird walk through the experiences of a student nurse entering the unknown world of the mental "asylum" of the 1970s. It is a bizarre world, a world of terrible extremes. Within this odd place there are Hogarthian characters of varying chaotic hues, some aggressive, some sad, some disturbed and some institutionalised, both patients and staff. Sadly, it is all true.
The Courtship of Two Doctors: A 1930s Love Story of Letters, Hope & Healing
Price: $9.95 USD. Words: 102,490. Language: English. Published: July 20, 2012 by Little Dove Press. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Biography, Nonfiction » Biography » Physicians & medical professionals
From a private collection of nearly 800 courtship letters, the daughter of two remarkable physicians has crafted a timeless valentine to long-lasting love and the healing profession.
The Next Chapter
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 114,250. Language: English. Published: June 20, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Biography, Nonfiction » History » Holocaust
The Next Chapter is my mother’s personal story of her recovery after imprisonment in a Nazi slave labor camp during World War II to retirement in La Jolla; she wrote it at the age of 74 on an electric typewriter. She emphasized that this is not a Holocaust memoir but rather a psychological exploration of what it takes to persevere, survive and try to resume a “normal” life after severe trauma.
EINSTEIN, HOUDINI, JEHOVAH & other disturbed souls
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 68,880. Language: English. Published: May 26, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Biography, Nonfiction » Biography » Celebrity biography
Einstein, Houdini, Jehovah (the dark side of God), Charlie Sheen & 12 others are discussed.
BIG JOE McCARTHY -The RCAF's American Dambuster
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 71,910. Language: English. Published: April 16, 2012. Categories: 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.
From Baron To Battler
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 81,420. Language: English. Published: February 2, 2012. Categories: 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.
Victorian Crimebeaters - the birth of law and order
Price: $2.00 USD. Words: 85,750. Language: English. Published: January 27, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Biography, Nonfiction » True Crime » Murder
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.
Branches of the Chassidic Menorah Volume 2
Price: $7.95 USD. Words: 62,780. Language: English. Published: November 14, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Biography, Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Judaism
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
Price: $7.95 USD. Words: 55,320. Language: English. Published: November 9, 2011 by Sichos In English. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Biography, Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Judaism
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.
John Pio Came to Maine
Price: Free! Words: 74,080. Language: English. Published: September 28, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Biography, Nonfiction » Biography » Historical 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.
The Glenside Kid
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 66,270. Language: English. Published: July 13, 2011 by The Educational Publisher/Biblio Publishing. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Biography, Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
A Poignant, humorous tale of growing up in the author’s beloved hometown of Glenside in the middle of the 20th Century.
Kindheit hinter Stacheldraht
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 55,010. Language: German. Published: April 1, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Biography
Mindestens 122.671 Deutsche waren unter der Herrschaft Stalins von 1945 bis 1950 in Lagern in Deutschland inhaftiert. Es waren Lager wie Buchenwald, Sachsenhausen, Bautzen und andere, die zuvor schon von den Nationalsozialisten als Konzentrationslager genutzt wurden. Unter ihnen waren auch Kinder, die dort geboren wurden, lebten - und manchmal auch starben. Über sie ist dieses Buch.
Off Our Rockers - A Tale of Two Grannies
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 116,700. Language: English. Published: March 7, 2011 by John Northern. Categories: 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.
Lucky In Cyprus: A True Story ABout A Boy, A Teacher, An Earthquake, Some Terrorists And The CIA
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 167,010. Language: English. Published: January 24, 2011. Categories: 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 Accidental Anarchist
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 111,220. Language: English. Published: October 6, 2010. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Biography
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The Accidental Anarchist is the true story of an Orthodox Jew who was sentenced to death 3 times in the early 1900s in Russia -- and lived to tell about it. He also happened to have been the author's grandfather, and the book is based on the diaries he began keeping in 1905, during the Russo-Japanese War. That was when he decided to overthrow the Czar.