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War, Prison and Liberation
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 7,110. Language: English. Published: April 22, 2015 by Enrico Massetti. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography
During WWII Gino was active with the Italian resistance movement building radios for the partisans. He was arrested, imprisoned and ended up in the concentration camo in Bolzano, on his way to Dachau. This is the story of how his technical knowledge avoided him the otherwise fatal leg of the trip, how the German commander of the camp wanted him to build a radio to illegaly receive Radio London.
For Love of a Dangerous Girl
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 61,720. Language: English. Published: April 15, 2015. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography
A true story of timeless love... Innocent, young Charlotte Corday assassinates the radical leader Jean Paul Marat hoping to save her beloved country from the violent turn the revolution had taken. Adam Lux, an idealistic young member of the Revolutionary Convention, is so awed by her courage and beauty that he demands to join her in death — a demand that is granted. Love blooms amid bloody chaos.
Illustrated Biography of William Shakespeare
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 29,340. Language: English. Published: April 14, 2015 by Azeem Khan. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Biographical anthologies
Hundreds of years have passed since William Shakespeare's time. He has left behind nearly a million words of text, but his life is still a mystery. This book is an engaging introduction to a subject that students will certainly encounter many times throughout their education—and their lives.
The Burton Agnes Disaster
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Price: $5.50 USD. Words: 10,430. Language: English. Published: April 14, 2015 by Memoirs Publishing. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography
On an autumn day in 1947, a truck laden with German prisoners-of-war and their English guards approached a level crossing in a sleepy Yorkshire village. At the same moment, an express train was thundering towards the crossing. For some reason the soldier behind the wheel of the truck did not stop. The scene was set for a terrible tragedy.
By the Scruff of the Neck - A Suitcase of Memories
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Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 124,650. Language: Australian English. Published: April 1, 2015. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Told through the eyes of a young boy, ‘By the Scruff of the Neck’ begins its tale in post-WWII Holland of the 1940s and gives a candid and often humorous account of a Catholic childhood and the dynamics of family life. In contrast, the impact of the German occupation of Holland provides an insight into the privations of the time, as well as the subsequent decision to migrate to Australia in 1952.
Two Gun Hart - Law Man, Cowboy, and Long-Lost Brother of Al Capone
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 89,230. Language: English. Published: March 16, 2015. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography
He was one of the most successful lawmen in the country, arresting bootleggers and catching criminals. He wore a ten gallon hat, wore cowboy boots, and rode a horse, fighting men with Tommy guns with his two six-shooters. He was a war hero, a wild-west performer, a Boy scout leader, and the president's body guard. He was also the brother of the most notorious criminal in the world, Al Capone.
If I Could Paint the Moon Black
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 58,910. Language: English. Published: February 24, 2015. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography
We know The Diary of Anne Frank. Now, we have Imbi's story, If I Could Paint the Moon Black. A child and her mother in occupied Estonia, caught in the nowhere land between two warring dictators, Hitler and Stalin in the years 1939-1945. You will fall in love with the spirit of this young girl; a story of escape and love, delightfully told despite the reminders of war and devastation.
From The Eagle's Nest: Growing Up In Goldthwaite
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 53,470. Language: English. Published: February 21, 2015. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography
Growing up in the rural Texas town of Goldthwaite in the 50's and 60's was rich, not in material ways, but in the things that really mattered. Family was first; friends and community ran a close second, and life was full of adventure if you only used your imagination. In this coming of age story, a girl explores her past and her roots. It is a look back in time to the way things were then.
Lloyd George Knew My Father
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Price: $5.00 USD. Words: 42,060. Language: English. Published: February 17, 2015. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography
The personal story of a British Private in World War 2 and his challenges to remain sane in the fact of horrendous war atrocities.
Tall Poppies Along the Yarra
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Price: Free! Words: 91,930. Language: Australian English. Published: February 15, 2015 by Port Campbell Press. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Cultural heritage
Many individuals with vision and drive made Victoria's Yarra Valley the vibrant place it is today. The stories of William Barak, Robert Hoddle, John Monash, Neil Doutlas, John Landy, Ian Penrose and seven others are told here. Many people don't know them, but young and old will be inspired by their stories.
The Cockeyed Bull and The Perky Poodle
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 49,010. Language: English. Published: February 4, 2015. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography
This book is more than a collection. It is a composite of "customer appreciation." I have put together a number of short stories from my "reader feedback" information, in which readers have expressed their preference for some of my previously published stories. Then I have added a number of newly written, never before published stories.
Seeking John Campbell: Finding Pioneers and Patriots in the Pampas
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 47,870. Language: English. Published: February 2, 2015. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography
Amateur genealogist John Daffurn discovers the remarkable family histories of three John Campbells, one of whom could be the father of the illegitimate Isabel whose name was randomly plucked from a UK government list of unclaimed estates. If Isabel's father can be identified will living heirs, who could claim her estate, emerge?
A Lifetime in the Eye of the Storm
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 221,610. Language: English. Published: February 1, 2015 by Erin Go Bragh Publishing. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography
Hiep lived her life, from earliest childhood, at the center of the war. This is her story of love and loss, triumph and tragedy. It is the story of all women who have lived through a war, with only their steadfast love, hope and faith in God to give them the strength to go on living.
A Short Biography of Pope John XXIII
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 4,990. Language: English. Published: January 28, 2015. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography
A very short biography of Angelo Roncalli better known as the blessed Pope John XXIII who headed the Catholic Church from 1958 until his death in 1963.
Famous Social Reformers & Revolutionaries 8: Shaheed Bhagat Singh
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Series: Famous Social Reformers & Revolutionaries. Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 8,950. Language: English. Published: January 18, 2015 by Raja Sharma. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Political biography
“Shaheedon ki chitaon par lagenge har varsh mele, Watan pe mitne walon ka yahi baki nishaan hoga.” (There will be fairs at the tombs of the martyrs every year; this is what will remain of those who die for their country.)
70 Years of the Statistical Office of the Republic of Slovenia
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Price: Free! Words: 12,000. Language: Commonwealth English. Published: January 15, 2015 by Statisti─Źni urad Republike Slovenije. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography
In 2014, the Statistical Office of the Republic of Slovenia (SURS) celebrated the 70th anniversary of its establishment. In these decades it evolved into an impartial and trustworthy institution with implemented quality standards. To mark this jubilee, a special publication was issued. We invite you to read or maybe just browse the new chapter on our office.
Famous Social Reformers & Revolutionaries 7: Georges Danton
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Series: Famous Social Reformers & Revolutionaries. Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 4,620. Language: English. Published: January 15, 2015 by Raja Sharma. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography
He was born in Arcis sur Aube in northeastern France on 26th of October 1759. He was the first President of the Committee of Public Safety.
Famous Social Reformers & Revolutionaries 6: Jane Addams
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Series: Famous Social Reformers & Revolutionaries. Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 7,530. Language: English. Published: January 11, 2015 by Raja Sharma. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography
Jane Addams was a pioneer settlement social worker in America. She was born on 6th of September, 1860 at Cedarville, Illinois. She was also an author, a philosopher, and sociologist.
The Truth About The Coming Global Currency Reset
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 29,480. Language: American English. Published: January 7, 2015. Category: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Economic policy
There are many people who believe there is a global currency reset coming soon. This reset will result in an overnight crash of the dollar and the stock market.This global currency reset is predicted to be worse than the 2008 meltdown. This book explores the validity of those claims. It seeks the truth concerning our future economic forecast.
Una fortuna sfacciata - Sopravvivere all'Indicibile ad Auschwitz e Dora
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 95,630. Language: Italian. Published: January 2, 2015 by Gingko edizioni. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography
Una storia straziante… Un contributo degno di essere avvicinato alle testimonianze di Primo Levi ed Elie Wiesel. — Kirkus Reviews