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Auschwitz Escape - The Klara Wizel Story
Price: $2.99 $1.20 USD. (60% off!) Words: 41,950. 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.
Remembering Shanghai: A Memoir of Socialites, Scholars and Scoundrels
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 74,430. Language: English. Published: April 30, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Cultural heritage, Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography
Multi-award winning memoir featuring 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.
My Life with Jacqueline Kennedy
Price: $6.99 $4.89 USD. (30% off!) 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.
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.
The Beautiful Beast: The Life & Crimes of SS-Aufseherin Irma Grese
Price: $8.99 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.
Autobiografía
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 211,810. Language: Spanish. Published: November 4, 2019 by Luis Alberto Villamarin Pulido. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Literary biography, Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography
En la Autobiografía, Agatha Christie cuenta los años felices de la infancia en el extranjero, los devaneos amorosos de la juventud, algunas experiencias personales de sus dos matrimonios, así como los contratiempos al comenzar la carrera de escritora y la consecución gradual de su éxito. Se podría decir que es la autobiografía de alguien que supo disfrutar de la vida y al mismo tiempo el misterio
Simón Bolívar y Manuela Sáenz. La Coronela y el Libertador
Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 36,660. Language: Spanish. Published: January 23, 2013 by LD Books - Lectorum. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography, Nonfiction » History » Latin America / General
Esta es la historia de un amor entre dos seres que se amaron por sobre las obligadas distancias y los peligros, por sobre las críticas y los propios demonios.
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.
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.
The Four Trials of Henry Ford
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 115,590. Language: English. Published: October 24, 2019 by Open Books. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography
In recounting the Ford litigation, Piché examines Ford’s parallel manipulation of public media to advance his own political and narcissistic agenda to become a public sage and an American President. It follows the initial rise of his reputation as a Progressive capitalist to its ultimate erosion as a mean-spirited bigot and contributor to the propaganda that fueled the Holocaust.
Dietrich Bonhoeffer
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 7,760. Language: English. Published: July 18, 2017 by Summary Station. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography, Nonfiction » History » Military
Dietrich Bonhoeffer The Inspirational Life Story of Dietrich Bonhoeffer; Peace Activist, Preacher, and World War II Hero By Patrick Bunker Most everyone knows something about the horrific events of World War II. In particular, Nazi Germany's role in the war was one of magnified terror with Adolf Hitler at the epicenter. We are familiar with his hatred of the Jewish people and his need...
Never Be Afraid: A Belgian Jew in the French Resistance
Price: $3.99 $1.60 USD. (60% off!) 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."
Little Lodges on the Prairie: Freemasonry & Laura Ingalls Wilder
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 75,150. Language: English. Published: August 23, 2014 by Tranquility Press. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography, Nonfiction » History » Social history
The Little House books have inspired generations, but few people know the history of the Ingalls family in Freemasonry. Discover new stories about Laura Ingalls Wilder in the first book to comprehensively document the role Masonry and the Eastern Star played in the lives of this iconic American family. See never before published documents for a new perspective on the beloved author and her family.
María Antonieta la reina decapitada por la revolución francesa
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 181,260. Language: Spanish. Published: September 15, 2018 by Luis Alberto Villamarin Pulido. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography, Nonfiction » Politics & Current Affairs » History
Quizás la biografía mas completa y apasionante de la trágica vida de María Antonieta, la bella austriaca que se casó con el cuestionado rey francés Luis XVI, cuyo pésimo gobierno estimuló la revolución francesa con la nefasta consecuencia que la pareja real fue pasada por la guillotina del régimen del terror impuesto por Maximiliano Robespierre.
Warren! The Bond of Brotherhood
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 64,720. Language: English. Published: May 7, 2010. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Military biography, Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography
General Sir Charles Warren's incredible adventures and struggles, which he undertook in true Masonic spirit, and how he managed to change the world as we know it, through the invisible Bond of Brotherhood... An example of Masonic leadership, to inspire Freemasons all over the world to look into the strengths of our organization and acknowledge the moral support received from our Brotherhood.
Where The Forest Trail Meets The River
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 64,340. Language: English. Published: November 15, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography
With the Nanaimo River on Vancouver Island as a back-drop, the author paints a vivid picture of the lifestyle, values and attitudes of a community of hard-working, country people in this true story of a young boy growing up on a farm in British Columbia in the 1960s.
Shute the Messenger
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 46,740. Language: English. Published: April 13, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Literary biography, Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography
Compelling biography of a remarkable achiever, successful author and aviator Nevil Shute. Fricke interweaves the sweep of 20th Century history with Shute’s life and writing career. A lifelong passion for flying led Shute to fly a tiny plane to Australia where he settled in 1948 His diverse experiences fuelled and inspired his many books including A Town Like Alice and On the Beach.
El salón de los artistas exiliados en California: Salka Viertel acogió en su exilio a actores, intelectuales prominentes y personas anónimas huidas del nazismo
Price: $12.99 $9.09 USD. (30% off!) Words: 67,980. Language: Spanish. Published: January 26, 2020. Categories: Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Performing arts, Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography
Salka Viertel acogió en su exilio a actores, intelectuales prominentes y personas anónimas huidas del nazismo.
George Fabyan
Price: $12.95 USD. Words: 54,780. Language: English. Published: September 26, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography
This biography reveals the Gilded Age tycoon who launched the top-secret National Security Agency, broke German codes during World War I, captured terrorists, negotiated the end to Russo-Japanese war, designed the acoustics for major auditoriums, created the tuning forks that allowed long-distance communication, and managed the first multidisciplinary science center.
Shadows of Bataan
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 88,540. Language: English. Published: December 14, 2013 by Inknbeans Press. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography, Nonfiction » Biography » Military biography
Benjamin F. Stakes was captured in Manila when the Japanese overran the Philippines. He spent the next three years in captivity, in the harshest conditions, struggling to survive starvation, disease and human cruelty. This is his story, based on his journals.

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