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A Ceiling of Stars
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 34,750. Language: English. Published: October 15, 2010. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography
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James McRory Smith was a recluse who lived for over 30 years at Strathchailleach, one of the most remote cottages in Britain. Cut off from civilisation, he survived without mains water, electricity or gas. Pitting his wits against the wilderness and enduring endless isolation, his story offers a rare insight into an alternative way of life, one free of consumption and consumerism.
Benjamin Lundy's Last Walk
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 10,710. Language: English. Published: November 16, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography
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One man’s story of the struggle to help end slavery. His life was an example to other abolitionists. Slaves came to him in the dark of the night to plead for help. Every waking moment his goal was before him. Anti-slavery societies used his ideas before the Civil War. Lundy was a mentor to many abolitionists.
Churchill's Secret Armies War Without Rules: Ministry of Ungentlemanly Warfare
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 33,810. Language: English. Published: April 16, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography
Was principled gentleman Winston Churchill also the master of nasty tactics? You bet he was! With his back to the wall in 1940, & Nazi invasion imminent, not only did he use every trick in the book… it turns out he wrote the book! Churchill’s Secret Armies discloses the plethora of special forces, units, and departments, Churchill formed to “get the job done”, even if it meant dirtying his hands.
Entering the Race to the Moon - Autobiography of an Apollo Rocket Scientist
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 84,830. Language: English. Published: July 3, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Aeronautics & Astronautics, Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography
This is the autobiography of a rocket scientist during the early years of NASA’s Apollo Mission to the moon. This writing describes four chapters of his life. Three were significant in U.S. history; early school integration in the deep south, a period of brutality in the Marine Corps, and the race to land a man on the moon. A fourth chapter includes short stories of his Sea Scout adventures.
The Blind History Lady Presents; James Woodlee - Chiropractor From New Mexico
Series: The Blind History Lady Presents. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 1,900. Language: English. Published: March 18, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography, Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » History
Blinded as a child, sent to a school for the blind and losing his father at an early age might have narrowed the prospects for many men. But not Woodlee. Leaving his home state of Tennessee, he left ended up in New Mexico where he set up a small chiropractic business that soon thrived. As a blind man, he wanted access to the same options as his fellow sighted doctors, but it was up to him.
Jamestown Odyssey: America's Unspoken Legacy of Multi-Racial Families From Its Founders
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 60,420. Language: English. Published: June 14, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » History » American, Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography
(5.00 from 3 reviews)
Jamestown Odyssey is a ground breaking book on race and family in America. It chronicles the author's journey researching his family's Southern history. When he discovers that he has ancestors and distant cousins in both the black and Native communities, he has to come to terms with his, and American society's, hidden racial prejudices. Many Americans, if they have the courage, will find the same.

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