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Leaders who Changed the World by Gordon Kerr
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 149,930. Language: English. Published: September 4, 2013 by Canary Press eBooks Limited. Categories: Nonfiction » History » World, Nonfiction » History » Biography
It takes charisma and inspiration to lead any group of people. Leaders who Changed the World explores the lives and careers of such extraordinary individuals as Julius Caesar, Napoleon Bonaparte, Mahatma Gandhi and Nelson Mandela. Some have slogged and suffered in order to change the world for the better, while others, like Adolf Hitler or Osama Bin Laden have only succeeded in damaging humanity.
Limbless Landlord by Brian Igoe
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 53,950. Language: English. Published: August 26, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Biography, Nonfiction » History » European
Footless! Legless, in fact, and armless too. Nothing to do with a state of intoxication, though - Arthur MacMurrough Kavanagh was was born with no legs or arms, and yet was a most adventurous traveler, a husband and father, an expert horseman, a first class shot, a noted yachtsman, an active local Justice of the Peace and administrator, and a Member of Parliament.. This is his story.
Naughty Boys: Ten Rogues of Oxford by Rob Walters
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 44,380. Language: English. Published: July 21, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » People of color, Nonfiction » History » Biography
Love them or hate them, rogues mesmerise us. From Bill Clinton, ex-president, to Howard Marks, ex-drug smuggler, this book describes the exploits of the ten top Oxford rogues. All of them have lived and studied in the city and all have had exciting lives: some were womanisers, others big drinkers, most were great fun.
The Daniel O'Connell series. Book 2 - Marriage and a Duel by Brian Igoe
Series: Daniel O'Connell, the Last King of Ireland, Book 2. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 22,470. Language: English. Published: June 30, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Biography
This is the second in the Daniel O’Connell series of LiteBite Books. It takes us from the end of the last book in 1800, which was the year of the Act of Union between England and Ireland, to 1828 when at the famous Clare Election he was elected to Parliament. That election was the culmination of a series of Catholic electoral victories in Ireland, but these were, one might think, Pyrrhic Victory.
The Jane Gray: The Italian Prince and the Shipwreck That Forever Changed the History of Seattle by Michelle Merritt
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 116,470. Language: English. Published: May 24, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » History » American, Nonfiction » History » Biography
A tale of corruption, deceit, and hope: Funded by Prince Luigi of Italy, Major Ingraham set sail for the Alaska gold fields. Three days after the schooner Jane Gray departed from Seattle, the ship went down in a moderate gale – hardly a storm that should sink a “staunch and seaworthy” whaler in a “hatful of wind.”Of the famous men on board, only twenty-seven of the sixty-four survived.
Elizabeth I: A Short Biography by Stacey J. Mitchell
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 29,540. Language: British English. Published: May 22, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Biography, Nonfiction » History » European
A short and concise biography of Elizabeth I, discussing her reign and the events that happened during this period of history. This book also includes brief biographies of some of the key figures in her reign.
Oscar's Story by Mark Tan
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 23,010. Language: English. Published: May 10, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Biography, Nonfiction » History » War
The life story of an Eurasian who lived and grew up in Singapore in the 1920's, without benefit of much adult supervision. He later encountered life, as many will never ever experience when a country is at war, while he was employed as a gaoler in a prison of deprived prisoners facing torture and death.
Cornwallis: The Violent Birth of Halifax by Jon Tattrie
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 78,710. Language: English. Published: May 6, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Biography
From the Battle of Culloden, to the Pacification of the Highlands, to the founding of Halifax, Nova Scotia, Edward Cornwallis's life criss-crossed European and North American history. This first biography of the 18th century British military leader provides a panoramic look at his legacy and the price paid by those he deemed his enemies.
Zwischen Gummizapfern und Kautschukbaronen – Erinnerungen an 18 Jahre im Kautschukhandel in Amazonien (1897-1915) by Instituto Martius Staden
Price: Free! Words: 20,640. Language: German. Published: April 9, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Biography, Nonfiction » History » Latin America / General
Zwischen Gummizapfern und Kautschukbaronen – Erinnerungen an 18 Jahre im Kautschukhandel in Amazonien (1897-1915) ist ein autobiografischer Reisebericht über die Erfahrungen die Josef Maria Feichtner in Amazonien in der Jahrhundertwende als Kautschukhändler sammelte.
Hồi Ký Nguyễn Hiến Lê by Nam Le Hoai
Price: Free! Words: 292,210. Language: English. Published: April 9, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » History » Biography
Năm 1935, hồi mới vào đời, làm ở Sở Thủy lợi Nam Việt, những lúc lênh đênh trên kinh rạch miền Hậu Giang, nhớ mặt nước xanh rêu của Hồ Gươm, con đê thăm thẳm của sông Nhị, tôi viết hồi kí, chép lại những hình ảnh của người thân, những vui buồn của tuổi thơ và tuổi niên thiếu. Viết được khoảng sáu trăm trang vở học trò, không có ý in thành sách mà chỉ để vài người thân đọc. Tập đó còn lại được vài
Cartea despre demnitate by Alexandru Pătrașcu
Price: Free! Words: 84,970. Language: Romanian. Published: April 3, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Biography, Nonfiction » Music » Opera
We should all ask ourselves the logical question: what would I have done? In 1989, in the last days of Ceaușescu`s regime, a young man who was ready to graduate from high school had just a few options. Normality did not exist any longer. As far as I was concerned, 1989 came at the right moment, before I got to answer this question: what road will I take?
I PAPI - i pontefici e le profezie papali di Malachia - storia e curiosità by Duilio Chiarle
Price: $3.38 USD. Words: 23,260. Language: Italian. Published: March 26, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Biography, Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Christianity / History
La copertina del libro Quante volte abbiamo sentito parlare delle profezie papali di Malachia? Esse vengono rispolverate ogni volta che si deve eleggere un nuovo pontefice, a maggior ragione in questa occasione, nel 2013, in cui la Chiesa cattolica sente l’approssimarsi di una sfida epocale, con il nuovo Papa Francesco che tutti sentono come vicino ai poveri.
Diary of a Dictator -- Ferdinand & Imelda: The Last Days of Camelot by William C. Rempel
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 84,510. Language: English. Published: March 7, 2013 and represented by David Halpern. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Biography
The Marcoses were once “the Kennedys of Asia,” likened to America’s beautiful and charismatic Jackie and JFK. But Camelot in the Philippines vanished amid deadly political intrigues, sex scandals, lies, spies and bribes. Today, the long-secret Marcos diary opens a rare insider’s view of the dictator couple’s lust for power and their plot to kill democracy–history that reads like a soap opera.
Dear Sergeant Honey Part IV The Greatest Generation Goes Home by Ceil Stetson
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 32,650. Language: English. Published: March 3, 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 IV.
Preserving Their Legacy by Mat Wilson
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 82,940. Language: English. Published: February 18, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Biography
"Preserving Their Legacy" is the product of 32 years of groundbreaking research by historian, Mat Wilson. The assassinations of the 1960's are all linked and icons like Marilyn Monroe, Ernest Hemingway and John Lennon were caught in the crossfire. Historical events like the Kennedy assassination have long been exploited by amateurs and it's time for history to end the speculation.
Dear Sergeant Honey Part III by Ceil Stetson
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
George Gamow: The Whimsical Mind Behind the Big Bang by Beverly Orndorff
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.
Windows Into the Past by Mary Standard
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 40,580. Language: English. Published: February 5, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Biographical anthologies, Nonfiction » History » Biography
"Windows Into the Past" is my recollection of growing up on a farm in south Mississippi during the depression. In a series of connected short stories, it highlights the part I played as a young girl and the hard work and pleasures of farm life. It shows how kids can not only survive, but thrive, under unthinkable conditions while doing chores that were dangerous but expected.
The Jewish Connection by Phyllis Appel
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.
Droga Jezusa. Ewangelia według Łukasza, przekład dynamiczny by Logos Media
Series: Biblia na każdy dzień · Życie wiarą. Price: Free! Words: 21,190. Language: Polish. Published: January 18, 2013 by Logos Media. Categories: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Bibles, Nonfiction » History » Biography
Sprawdź, co ma do powiedzenia człowiek, który ok. 50 roku naszej ery został wyznawcą Jezusa, a następnie spisał relacje naocznych świadków Jego życia, śmierci i zmartwychwstania. Jego opowieść zmieniła życie milionów ludzi. Może zmienić także twoje!