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Open Wide: Dr. Mark Manhart's Journey in Dentistry, Theatre, Education, Family, and Life
By Leo Biga
Price: $5.95 USD. Words: 74,370. Language: English. Published: November 7, 2011 and represented by Concierge Publishing Services. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Scientists, Inventors
Mark Manhart's memoir takes the reader through his "open life" and his "secret life". A highly trained dentist who is actively engaged in developing new treatments and therapies, his inner passion, which keeps him charged, is his involvement in theatre as a playwright, director, and sometimes an actor.
Surgery on conscious patients by Dr Naga of Burma
By Heiko Rudolph
Price: $3.00 USD. Words: 15,400. Language: English. Published: October 1, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Scientists, Inventors
Surgery under local anaesthesia, Dr Naga (Thein Llaing) performed surgery in the Nagaland hills using only a local anaesthetic. He operated on his patients while they were conscious and obtained feedback from them during the operation. He would ask his patients to sing or speak while he operated, both to help them and to assist his surgery.
Marconi - His life with images
By Barbara Valotti
Price: Free! Words: 6,890. Language: English. Published: September 29, 2011 by Andrea Carbone. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Scientists, Inventors
Marconi's life in chronological order through the milestones of his surprising career as an inventor and enterpreneur
Wilhelm Reich: Eine Persönliche Biographie
By Ilse Ollendorff Reich
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 63,230. Language: German. Published: May 23, 2011 by Peter Reich. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Scientists, Inventors
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Diese Biografie Wilhelm Reichs, geschrieben von seiner Ehefrau, erfasst die Geschichte von Freuds genialem Lehrling, der in den 1920ern die Sexuelle Revolution verkündete und die Funktion des Orgasmus beschrieb. Anfang der 50er Jahre fiel er jedoch wegen seiner Behauptungen zur Orgonenergie bei der US-Regierung in Ungnade, die daraufhin 1956 seine Bücher verbrannte.
Wilhelm Reich: A Personal Biography
By Ilse Ollendorff Reich
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 63,630. Language: English. Published: May 17, 2011 by Peter Reich. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Scientists, Inventors
Written by his wife of 14 years, this biography of Wilhelm Reich captures the story of Freud’s brilliant trainee who declared the Sexual Revolution and described the Function of the Orgasm in the 1920s, but ran afoul of the U. S. Government in the 1950s with his claims about Orgone Energy. His books were burned by the U. S. Government in 1956.
Ich aber erforsche das Leben. Die Lebensgeschichte des Jean-Henri Fabre
By Martin Auer
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 47,310. Language: German. Published: February 26, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Scientists, Inventors
Lange Zeit vergessen, gilt der Naturforscher Jean-Henri Fabre (1823-1915) heute als Vorbild einer sanften Wissenschaft und eines anderen Umgangs mit der Natur. Vom Töten und Sezieren im Dienste der Wissenschaft hielt er wenig; Fabre praktizierte vielmehr das geduldige und unermüdliche Beobachten des Verhaltens von Insekten. Focus Bestenliste 27/95
The Great Inventor: The Story of Thomas Edison
By Waln Brown
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 4,600. Language: English. Published: January 5, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Children's Books » Biography
This biography of examines Edison's childhood learning problems and severe hearing loss. Despite these difficulties, Edison learned the joy of reading, especially about science and technology, which he continued to build upon throughout his life, resulting in his invention of the light bulb, phonograph and many other discoveries.