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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."
Sacrifice - The True Story of Courage over Chernobyl
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 124,470. Language: English. Published: July 27, 2013 by Saint Gaudens Press Inc. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography, Nonfiction » Politics & Current Affairs » Communism & socialism
Hero of the Soviet Union Gourgen Karapetyan and Gromov Experimental Test Pilot Anatoly Grishchenko flew into Hell over Chernobyl to save the Motherland and the World. Anatoly developed a radiation-induced, life-threatening, blood disorder. Gougen sought the assistance of a colleague in flight, Cap Parlier, to obtain a potential curative treatment for Anatoly in Seattle. This is their story.
The Nympho and Other Maniacs
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 146,510. Language: English. Published: April 28, 2019 by Crossroad Press. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography, Nonfiction » Biography » Woman biographies
In this exciting and provocative book, Irving Wallace, one of America's most famous novelists, turns to nonfiction to tell the candid stories of more than thirty women of the last two centuries who defied the social standards of their times—sexually, politically, intellectually—rebelling against conventional behavior or ideas to go their own ways.
The Two: A Biography of the Original Siamese Twins
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 134,200. Language: English. Published: April 19, 2011 by Crossroad Press. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography, Nonfiction » Biography » Celebrity biography
"They" were the famous, the first, the original Siamese Twins, Chang and Eng, and their story is told in this fascinating and remarkable book in such detail, with such enormous insight and warmth, and with such a superb sense of drama that one understands, for the first time, just how bizarre, heroic, tragic and human their lives in fact were.
On My Own
Price: $5.00 USD. Words: 111,810. Language: English. Published: January 13, 2020. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography
I have had my shares of ups and downs in my turbulent life, starting on my birthday in Libya as an Italian colony, right in the middle of WWII. I like to believe that some readers will find a few of the episodes detailed in this story as either cautionary tales of what not to do, or as inspiring events on what to do.
Rhodes & Barnato - The Premier and The Prancer
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 120,300. Language: English. Published: August 26, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography
Cecil Rhodes and ‘Barney’ Barnato were born within a year of each other, one the son of a Hertfordshire clergyman, the other in the East End of London. They helped transform a minor pastoral colony into a major industrial nation and became two of the most influential people in the world. This is the story of how they grew in parallel – two giants at the end of the Nineteenth Century.

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