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The Golden Genius: The Amazing Life of Maria Altmann
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 15,530. Language: English. Published: October 23, 2014 by BookCaps. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Woman biographies
Maria Altmann and her husband fled their homeland when the Nazi regime came to Austria and threatened their lives. They left their loved ones, their property, and everything that was in it--including their family’s artwork. Altmann eventually settled in the United States, but did not forget the past that was stolen from her. Several dozens of years later, Altmann had her day in court, and change
Keeper of the Flame: A Biography of Nina Simone
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 15,640. Language: English. Published: October 10, 2014 by BookCaps. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Woman biographies
The life of Nina Simone is one of blocked paths and surprising detours. Some people are born to an obvious destiny, only to find that society, circumstance, and chance steer them onto an entirely different course. Had Nina been born at a different time, she could very well have been a superstar of classical music at an early age. However, the severe oppression of African Americans in the United S
Queen of the Blues: The Life and Times of Bessie Smith
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 15,300. Language: English. Published: September 30, 2014 by BookCaps. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Woman biographies
Nicknamed the Queen of the Blues, Bessie Smith rose up from poverty in the American South to become one of the most famous and respected recording artists of her generation. Smith was at the forefront of transitioning blues music from a rural novelty to a legitimate art form that critics and audiences took seriously. Behind the scenes of her success, though, Bessie navigated a story family and p
Night Witches: A History of the All Female 588th Night Bomber Regiment
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 17,240. Language: English. Published: September 30, 2014 by BookCaps. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Woman biographies
From 1942 until the end of World War II, the Soviets had a secret weapon: women. The 588th Night Bomber Regiment was one of the most decorated units; each member had flew more than 800 missions by the end of the war, and twenty-three were awarded the Hero of the Soviet Union (the highest distinction). Despite all the awards, the unit is largely forgot now. This book looks at the history of one o
The One Breast Goddess
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 19,830. Language: Australian English. Published: September 26, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Self-improvement » Personal Growth / Success
Learn the tools to transform your biggest challenges into the keys to unlocking your creative flow.
Bipolar Bits: Manic Madness To Depressive Depths
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 12,270. Language: English. Published: August 12, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Mental health
Bipolar disorder can be chaotic, and cause you to live your life in bits and pieces. Anything more can be too much, and the disorder itself lends to falling to bits. Within the pages of "Bipolar Bits," author Sylvia Meier gives insight into bipolar disorder in a method that mimics the very disorder she lives with.
The Claws And Embrace
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 4,890. Language: English. Published: August 12, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Mental health
In the newest edition of "My Bipolar World" author Sylvia Meier takes you into the darker side of bipolar disorder, the depressive side. She reveals through various entries the true darkness that can swallow a person whole. Learn how you can overcome depression and escape "The Claws And Embrace" of it and start living a happier, healthier life.
Authenic Memoirs of Ellen Schayer 1862-1942 A Well Bred German Lady
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Price: $3.00 USD. Words: 12,110. Language: English. Published: July 7, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Adventurers & explorers
A well educated and literate German Jewess relates her life story in a fascinating way.
A Painful Journey
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Price: Free! Words: 5,550. Language: English. Published: July 2, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography
This is a true story about a woman who is forced to leave her home, north of Kimberley, with five young children at the outbreak of the Boer War in 1899. She undertakes a journey of a 1000 kilometres partly through a war torn country and semi desert area of South Africa to reach the safety of Cape Town.
Know Who You're Working With in Real Estate!: From tips on real estate to working as a team, the Oros sisters let you in on all they have learned from New York City.
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Price: Free! Words: 4,170. Language: English. Published: June 23, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Career Guides » Business Management
From personal stories to tips on real estate in NYC, learn how two sisters balance working, living, traveling and spending most of their time together. You will learn the basic information necessary to start the process of apartment hunt and understand the benefits of working together as a team with your real estate broker.
Stiletto Spies: 10 Female Spies Who Changed the Course of History
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 18,690. Language: English. Published: June 13, 2014 by BookCaps. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Woman biographies
In Hollywood, the world of the spying is a glamorous male driven world full of gadgets and fast cars. But real life isn't Hollywood. It takes more than a bit of charm and whiskey to steal secrets…it takes skill. And skill is often a task left up to a woman! The ten female spies profiled in this book, are largely forgotten in history books; they risked their lives for their country and the honor
Brave Emilia - The Story of Countess Emilia Plater
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Price: Free! Words: 1,480. Language: British English. Published: June 11, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Woman biographies
The story of Emilia Plater (Emilija Pliateryté), a feminist and revolutionary icon. Retold by Hazel Plater, illustrated by Becky Johnson.
Minding Her Manners: The Life and Times of Emily Post
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 17,370. Language: English. Published: May 5, 2014 by BookCaps. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Woman biographies
While her name is synonymous with etiquette, that part of Emily Post’s story did not begin until much later in her life – 50 years old to be exact. For the rest of her nearly 88 years, Emily lived a dynamic and colorful life, providing us with a legacy of little known stories of love, loss, humor, and the simple ways to make our lives, and those around us, a little better. This short book tells
Dido Elizabeth Belle: A Biography
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 16,770. Language: English. Published: May 4, 2014 by BookCaps. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Woman biographies
Dido Elizabeth Belle was born in 1761. It would be nearly 100 years before slavery was abolished. The date would be of little importance if not for one important factor: Belle's father was white, but her mother was African. It was an unthinkable act for the time, and Belle's life was destined for only bad things. But remarkably bad things did not happen. Belle was sent to live with her
A Steak & Potatoes Man
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Price: Free! Words: 1,060. Language: English. Published: March 30, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Woman biographies
What do you do when the secret ingredient in hubby's meal is the last thing he wants in there and it's missing what he wants most?
Amazing Women In History: Inspiring Stories Of 20 Women The History Books Left Out
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 17,940. Language: American English. Published: March 21, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Woman biographies
Read the stories of 20 amazing women in history, including pirate queen Sayyida al-Hurra, cross-dressing Civil War soldier Cathay Williams, bohemian artist Suzanne Valadon, and poet nun Sor Juana Inés de la Cruz.
Testing the Waters (Fifteen &...What!?)
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Price: Free! Words: 9,400. Language: English. Published: March 16, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Woman biographies
Planning her own pregnancy at the age of fourteen was more than a mistake. This choice would soon lead Elizabeth to the darkest places that life has to offer; emotionally, physically, and spiritually. She raises her family as a productive and healthy teenage mom for three years. Until the unthinkable happens. A mothers most horrific nightmare.
All About Mother Teresa
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 6,140. Language: English. Published: February 19, 2014 by Raja Sharma. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Woman biographies
During her life time, Mother Teresa received numerous honors and awards for her hard work with the poor and downtrodden people. She was the recipient of the 1979 Nobel Peace Prize.
Aspies Alone Together- A Survival Guide for Women Living with Asperger Syndrome
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 18,320. Language: English. Published: February 18, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Woman biographies
This book is my autobiography as an undiagnosed Aspie until the age of 32, as well as a survival guide for female Aspies.
Malala Yousafzai - One Child, One Teacher, One Book, One Pen Can Change The World.
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 2,480. Language: English. Published: February 10, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Inspiration » Personal inspiration
Malala Yousafzai - One child, one teacher, one book, one pen can change the world. She is in the heart of every single children who is helpless, who is uneducated and who is fighting for their rights. Malala Yousafzai became a international symbol of peace and touched thousands of times. Read her amazing inspiring story of hope and bravery. A living legend.