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Dear Sergeant Honey Part III
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 57,560. Language: English. Published: February 12, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
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
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 57,530. Language: English. Published: February 11, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Sailing
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
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Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 80,070. Language: English. Published: February 6, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Scientists, Inventors
"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
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 40,580. Language: English. Published: February 5, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Biographical anthologies
"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
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Price: $4.95 USD. Words: 94,690. Language: English. Published: January 28, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » History » Jewish
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
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Series: Biblia na każdy dzień · Życie wiarą. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 21,190. Language: Polish. Published: January 18, 2013 by Logos Media. Category: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Bibles
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!
You've Got To Read This: A Beginner's Guide to Great Writers and the History of Books
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 60,220. Language: British English. Published: January 18, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Literary biography
An entertaining, fact-filled introduction to literature, from cave paintings to the present day: greats like Dickens and Shakespeare; genre favourites like Tolkien and Conan Doyle. An easy-to-read guide to great authors, and topics like story structure, the history of gothic horror, even the world of comic book superheroes. A handbook for anyone who wants to find out more about literary history.
Dear Sergeant Honey
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 22,360. Language: English. Published: January 2, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
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.
De Keizerin van Mexico
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 54,960. Language: Dutch. Published: December 27, 2012 by De Scriptomanen. Category: Fiction » Historical » Victorian
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
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 74,720. Language: English. Published: November 27, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » History » Biography
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.
Bianconi, The King of the Irish Roads
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 33,150. Language: English. Published: November 8, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » History » Biography
Charles Bianconi was an Italian immigrant who built up the largest transport system in Europe,in Ireland! It opened the country up as never before. Trudging Ireland's country Lanes the idea of a passenger transport system occurred to him, and he never looked back. He had 100 vehicles travelling 3,800 miles daily calling at 120 towns, and 140 stations for changing horses. This is his story.
Sailors, Scientists, Spies
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 33,300. Language: English. Published: October 12, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » History » Biography
Sailors describes the lives of two Spanish naval officers. Jorge Juan and Antonio Ulloa, chosen in 1735 by Philip V to represent Spanish interests on a French expedition to South America. Their experiences on this journey and their later contributions to eighteenth-century Spain were remarkable, from ship design to canal building, mining, dangerous sea patrols to naming the base metal platinum.
Humer i inni
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 49,190. Language: Polish. Published: October 8, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » History » European
Historia procesu stalinowskiego zbrodniarza Adama Humera. Prowadził najsłynniejsze w tamtych latach śledztwa polityczne: polityczne przeciwko pięciu komendom zrzeszenia "Wolność i Niezawisłość" oraz trzem Narodowych Sił Zbrojnych. Przesłuchiwał wywodzącego się Polskiego Stronnictwa Ludowego premiera Stanisława Mikołajczyka. Wypytywał biskupa Czesława Kaczmarka i rotmistrza Witolda Pileckiego.
Early History of a Midwestern Fire Department, Vol I
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Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 25,030. Language: English. Published: August 3, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » History » Biography
Early History of a Midwestern Fire Department, rooted in volunterism, grounded in tradition and matured by over a hundred and fifty years of blood sweat and tears. A story of hard work, heart break, and heroism told from the department's perspective.
The Courtship of Two Doctors: A 1930s Love Story of Letters, Hope & Healing
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Price: $9.95 USD. Words: 102,490. Language: English. Published: July 20, 2012 by Little Dove Press. Category: Nonfiction » History » Biography
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.
Gallantry Awards at Rorke's Drift
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 24,610. Language: English. Published: July 19, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » History » Biography
'Zulu!' - the epic motion picture, is based on the defence of Rorke's Drift in 1879, when a garrison of British soldiers defended a supply depot and field hospital against an army of Zulu warriors. This extensively researched publication contains biographical tributes to the 15 men who were awarded the Victoria Cross or the Distinguished Conduct Medal during the famous action.
The Next Chapter
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 114,250. Language: English. Published: June 20, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » History » Biography
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
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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
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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.
Remembrances of My Service in World War II
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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.