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Keep Forever by Aleksandr Sokolenko (А. К. Соколенко) & Alex Lane (translator)
Price: Free! Words: 38,580. Language: English. Published: September 1, 2015 by FEHT Inc. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » History » Biography
Aleksandr Sokolenko wrote his four stories about USSR labor camps in the months before his death, in 1970. His granddaughter, Maria Feht, has now collected them under the title Keep Forever. Translated by Alex Lane.
Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart by Pablo Ruiz
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 17,220. Language: English. Published: September 1, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography, Nonfiction » History » Biography
Mozart’s music has enthralled listeners for centuries. This book charts Mozart’s life from age three through to his later years. Along the way, the book challenges some of the popular myths that cloud Mozart’s image: his allegedly tempestuous personal relationships and supposedly bitter rivalry with Salieri, as well as the notion that he was desperately impoverished when he died.
The Truth about Napoleon Bonaparte by Pablo Ruiz
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 5,110. Language: English. Published: August 30, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography, Nonfiction » History » Biography
Some interesting things you may not know about, Napoleon Bonaparte, he wasn’t short, he was a sore loser, he was a scaredy cat, an insecure lover, liked his grub, and was a military genius. Discover the real Napoleon Bonaparte and how this corsican poor man with humble beginnings became the first emperor of France, influencing the world we live today and reshaping Europes history forever.
Benjamin Franklin - The Voice of America by Pablo Ruiz
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 8,200. Language: English. Published: August 29, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Biography, Nonfiction » History » American
To some Benjamin Franklin was a father figure who knew exactly what he was capable of doing for a new nation and for humanity as a whole.Other see in him an opportunist, womanizer and freemason whose only intention was to become rich and influence in America in every possible way. Ben Franklin has remained a mystery for a long time. Now new findings suggest a new face to this reknown personality.
I am Carrie by Moriah Davis
Price: Free! Words: 2,610. Language: English. Published: August 17, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Relationships and Family » Grandparenting, Nonfiction » History » Biography
Blood is thicker than water they say, but in the case of Moriah Davis, it certainly was not so. From reincarnation to hard facts in physics, Moriah’s mother battled her every belief with discrimination. Parents and future parents can benefit from learning how discrimination can impact their children in the latest eBook short from the Empress of New Israel.
Homenagens e Poesias de Jorge Aquino by misouza
Price: Free! Words: 3,130. Language: Portuguese. Published: July 23, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Biography
Este livro reúne as poesias e homenagens feitas pelo escritor Jorge Aquino durante todos esses anos de sua vida. Com um "palavreado" caipira ele conta fatos de sua vida através de versos.
LOURENS, 1879 - 1963, kroniek van een leven by Clement Roorda
Price: $1,000.00 USD. Words: 38,370. Language: Dutch. Published: July 1, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Biography
Het leven van mijn grootvader Lourens speelde zich af op verschillende plaatsen in Nederland en Duitsland, tussen 1879 en 1963. Het begon in Delfshaven en eindigde in het OostGroningse Vriescheloo. Het was in een periode van ongekende vooruitgang, waarin echter ook twee wereldoorlogen plaats vonden met onnoemelijk veel geweld en leed. De beste tijd lag voor Lourens in Duitsland in wat Stefan Zweig
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 by Laurel A. Rockefeller
Series: The Legendary Women of World History, 3. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 11,200. Language: English. Published: April 27, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Children's Books » Biography & Autobiography / Royalty, Nonfiction » History » Biography(5.00 from 1 review)
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: $2.99 USD. Words: 38,740. 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: $0.99 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.