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Auschwitz Escape - The Klara Wizel Story
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 41,960. Language: English. Published: September 28, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography, Nonfiction » History » Holocaust
At the tender age of 16, Klara Wizel had a picturesque life with a loving and supportive family. There was no way to know that the Holocaust was creeping toward her and that soon this young Hungarian Jew would be fighting for her life due to the most notorious doctor of the 20th century, Dr. Josef Mengele. Hers is the only story on record of having been selected for death then escaping.
The Beautiful Beast: The Life & Crimes of SS-Aufseherin Irma Grese
Price: $9.75 USD. Words: 59,870. Language: English. Published: July 2, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography
This is the amazing story of young girl who rose from obscurity to become the overlord of 30,000 helpless women in the largest of the Nazi factories of death. Irma Grese, blessed with flawless facial features and dazzling blue eyes, grew up as the Nazis seized power in Germany. Once she had the chance the to join the ranks of the female SS corps, she became the most notorious women guards.
My Life with Jacqueline Kennedy
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 128,380. Language: English. Published: March 31, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography
This book reveals Jacqueline Kennedy as a real person, as a wife, as a mother, as a seeker of perfection in art and life. It reveals in depth information only known by the person with the closest relationship to her, as we worked together on a daily basis. It was published in the United States of America and six additional foreign countries in 1969 and rated #1 on TIME Magazine's Best Seller list.
Remembering Shanghai: A Memoir of Socialites, Scholars and Scoundrels
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 74,360. Language: English. Published: April 30, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Cultural heritage, Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography
True stories of glamour, drama and tragedy told through five generations of a Shanghai family, from the last days of imperial rule to the Cultural Revolution.
Liver-Eating-Johnson: (a.k.a. Jeremiah Johnson) The Truth Finally Revealed
Price: $8.95 USD. Words: 46,720. Language: English. Published: May 30, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography
John "Liver-Eating" Johnston, a.k.a., Jeremiah Johnson of Hollywood movie fame, has been an enigma for the student of early American history and the old West. Little has been written about the true life of "Jeremiah Johnson." This book unfolds the reality that was Johnston's life. From whaler to gold miner, to Indian fighter and lawman, Johnston's life is accurately portrayed.
Remember Your Name
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 70,140. Language: English. Published: October 23, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Holocaust, Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography
From living in the Lodz ghetto at age ten to surviving the hells of Auschwitz and a death march at fifteen, Teddy Znamirowski faced unfathomable horrors, narrowly escaping death time and time again. Liberated at sixteen, it was not until the Bricha approached him and he became a lead operative – smuggling thousands of refugees across country borders – that he finally began his life again.
Jackie Kennedy Biography: The Strength and the Struggles of the Former First Lady of the United States Due to JFK Assassination, Unexpected Life Events and More: Jacqueline’s Personal Life, JFK Affairs, Her Life Before/After Kennedy
Series: Biography Series. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 10,360. Language: English. Published: June 10, 2018 by Digital Publishing Group. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Political biography, Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography
Do you want to learn more about Jackie Kennedy and the terrifying events of the JFK assassination, JFK (John F. Kennedy) affairs and more? This biography will give you a glimpse into the personal and professional life of Jackie Kennedy (Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis), the former First Lady of the United States. Jackie Kеnnеdу is a woman of strength, grace and style during her lifetime...
The Fabulous Showman : A Biography of P. T. Barnum
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 95,220. Language: English. Published: October 26, 2011 by Crossroad Press. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography, Nonfiction » Biography » Celebrity biography
Besides the towering figure of Barnum himself, this book's cast of characters includes not only Jenny Lind, Jumbo, and Tom Thumb, but also such ill-assorted figures a Chang and Eng (the original Siamese Twins), Queen Victoria herself, captive white whales, "The Feejee Mermaid," and Abraham Lincoln. This is far and away the best biography of one of the most fascinating of all Americans.
Al Capone: Chicago's King of Crime
Series: Gangsters, Book 1. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 35,040. Language: English. Published: June 21, 2010 by Five Rivers Publishing. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography
Crime writer Nate Hendley examines the life and crimes of Al Capone, the world’s most famous gangster, during his brief reign over corrupt, Prohibition-era Chicago. A fresh, personal look at this iconic figure.
Never Be Afraid: A Belgian Jew in the French Resistance
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 110,050. Language: English. Published: December 7, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography, Nonfiction » History » Holocaust
"Never Be Afraid: A Belgian Jew in the French Resistance" is the story of a Belgian Jew who flees to southern France with his family when the Nazis invade, poses as a Christian, and joins the French Resistance to fight Hitler’s Nazis. Bernard Mednicki's story, in the best tradition of the famous Yiddish writers, is a glorious refutation of the myth that the Jews went like "lambs to the slaughter."
Worlds Torn Asunder: A Holocaust Survivor's Memoir of Hope and Resilience
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 63,460. Language: English. Published: September 4, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography, Nonfiction » History » Holocaust
More than a Holocaust survivor memoir. More than just a harrowing tale of survival and hope. What makes this story special is its unique three-dimensional depth. A retired Rabbi and educator, the author masterfully weaves personal memoir into historical context, with a deep appreciation for Jewish lore and tradition. Dov Beril Edelstein was Auschwitz inmate #A7868. This is his story.
Twice Queen of France: Anne of Brittany
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 51,540. Language: English. Published: March 20, 2011 by Ad Stellae Books. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Royalty biography, Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography
Anne of Brittany was only 12 when, in 1488, she became its Duchess, but already she was among the best-educated women of her era and she was determined to preserve the duchy’s independence. At 15 she averted takeover by France when she married its king, Charles VIII, and after he died she married his successor, Louis XII, becoming the only person ever twice crowned Queen of France. Ages 12 up.
Ellen A Woman Of Spirit
Price: $9.95 USD. Words: 43,910. Language: Australian English. Published: July 25, 2012 by Network Creative Services. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography, Nonfiction » Biography » Criminals & outlaws
'Ellen: a woman of spirit' by Noelene Allen is the extraordinary true story of a woman whose life journey is told with sympathy, compassion and above all honesty. The strength of the women of the Kelly family becomes clear as the reader shares many previously untold anecdotes of the life of the mother of Australia’s most famous bushranger, Ned Kelly.
Grey Blue Water
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 115,450. Language: American English. Published: October 4, 2013 by Brighton Publishing LLC. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Family history, Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography
Grey-Blue Water traces the life of John Douglas Taylor, the son of a wealthy Southern gentleman, from his childhood on a Tennessee plantation, to his adventures in the newly-formed Republic of Texas, and later to his time as a riverboat captain on the Mississippi. Author Daniel Mabrey Taylor has based his novel on true accounts taken from family letters, journals, and other historical documents.
In the Cockpit with Chuck Yeager
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 12,580. Language: English. Published: April 18, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Military biography, Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography
In the Cockpit with Chuck Yeager is the first volume in Passion for Flight, a series of short biographies (20,000 words or less) regarding notable pilots who inspire young and old alike to take to the skies. Brig. Gen. Charles Elwood “Chuck” Yeager was the first person to break the sound barrier, on Oct. 14, 1947.
In the Cockpit with Bob Hoover
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 12,760. Language: English. Published: April 18, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Military biography, Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography
In the Cockpit with Bob Hoover is the second volume in a series of short biographies regarding notable pilots. After spending 15 months as a POW in WWII, Hoover served as Yeager's backup pilot on the X-1 project. He later became a test pilot and a legendary aerobatic pilot who flew popular demonstrations in aircraft including a Shrike Commander and P-51.
When Songbirds Returned to Paris
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 69,910. Language: English. Published: June 1, 2016 by FawkesPress. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography, Nonfiction » History » Military
Follow Cecily Gordon Lefort’s exploits as a British spy in France during WWII. The story of Cecily’s life is authentically recreated through the author’s discovery of war documents, letters, and archives.
Buckingham's Man: Balthazar Gerbier
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 101,470. Language: English. Published: August 27, 2010 by Bev Editions. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography
Balthazar Gerbier, an artist and architect, connoisseur and curator, secret agent and diplomat, a friend of Rubens and counsellor to kings, his life offers a window into dazzling 17th century England and Europe. Gerbier assembled the famous art collection for the Duke of Buckingham at London's York House. Lita-Rose Betcherman has written the definitive and long-awaited biography of Gerbier.
Giant of the Lord (Life of a Pioneer)
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 163,920. Language: English. Published: June 22, 2015 by D.A. Thompson. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Adventurers & explorers, Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography
James S. Brown is an important figure in the westward expansion of the United States. As a member of the Mormon Battalion, he discovered new lands and tamed wild country. He was present at the discovery of gold in California and helped establish new frontiers. As a missionary for the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints, he helped bring the gospel to foreign lands.
War of the Currents: Nikola Tesla
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 4,670. Language: English. Published: March 2, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography, Nonfiction » Biography » Scientists, Inventors
HE TURNED NIGHT into day with the invention of alternating current which is still the standard today; he was the father of over one hundred patents, his genius was overshadowed by malefic individuals who called him a quintessential mad scientist; he was ripped off by Thomas Edison for fifty thousand dollars, and the FBI had a large dossier of him which later disappeared. In 1943 he was found dead.

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