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Ernest Douwes Dekker, A Nation Inspired
By Tempo Team
Series: Historical Indonesian Figures, Book 4. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 19,180. Language: English. Published: August 23, 2013 by Tempo Publishing. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography
IN his body flowed Dutch, French, German and Javanese blood, yet François Eugène Douwes Dekker’s spirit was nationalism, rooted among the local population. He was the first person to establish a political party in Indonesia, prompting Dutch colonial officials to brand him dangerous, for his capacity to provoke ‘native’ Indonesians into rebelling.
Tan Malaka, Forgotten Founding Father
By Yos Rizal Suriaji et al.
Series: Historical Indonesian Figures, Book 3. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 29,800. Language: English. Published: August 21, 2013 by Tempo Publishing. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography
HE was the first important figure who conceived of and wrote about the Republic of Indonesia. Muhammad Yamin called him, “Father of the Republic of Indonesia.” Following the declaration of independence he mobilized the youth for a mass rally at the Ikada Square on September 19, 1945. Tan Malaka could be called Indonesia’s most mysterious independence figure. He lived on the run in 11 countries.
Sudirman, The Soldier from Banyumas
By Purwanto Setiadi et al.
Series: Historical Indonesian Figures, Book 2. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 16,580. Language: English. Published: August 20, 2013 by Tempo Publishing. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography
He was a boy scout with the Hizbul Wathan movement and a teacher at a Muhammadiyah school. But during the Japanese occupation, Sudirman enlisted in the military, where at the age of 29 he was elected commander of the People’s Defense Army. Remembered as a simple general who was close to his troops, Sudirman set the foundations of the Indonesian Military.
Cronologia vieţii şi lucrării Domnului Isus Hristos
By Catalin Negrean
Price: Free! Words: 108,400. Language: Romanian. Published: August 12, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography
Isus veşnicul Dumnezeu. Ioa 1:1 La început era Cuvîntul, şi Cuvîntul era cu Dumnezeu, şi Cuvîntul era Dumnezeu. Ioa 1:2 El (Cuvîntul) era la început cu Dumnezeu. Ioa 1:3 Toate lucrurile au fost făcute prin El (Cuvîntul); şi nimic din ce a fost făcut, n'a fost făcut fără El (Cuvîntul).
Catherine the Great and Her Men
By Wayne Proctor
Price: $2.95 USD. Words: 13,730. Language: English. Published: August 7, 2013 by Sam Warren. Category: Plays » Russian & Former Soviet Union
CATHERINE THE GREAT in this monologue tells about the events in her life in Russia and her impressive and amazing accomplishments over her long reign as Empress of Russia. She tells about the twelve young and handsome men who enriched her life and how she, in turn, enriched them. They enjoyed prestige and money. How is that for honesty? She also tells about her one great failure during her reign.
Sacrifice - The True Story of Courage over Chernobyl
By Cap Parlier
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 124,470. Language: English. Published: July 27, 2013 by Saint Gaudens Press. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography
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.
Some Wore Blue & Some Wore Gray
By Heather Graham
Price: Free! Words: 20,270. Language: English. Published: July 3, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography
(4.00 from 1 review)
NY Times Best Selling Author Heather Graham has assembled biographies of some of her favorite, real life characters from the Civil War. Come and see how sometimes the best characters aren't fictitious.
The Daniel O'Connell Series Book 3. The Great Reform Bill.
By Brian Igoe
Series: Daniel O'Connell, the Last King of Ireland, Book 3. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 18,580. Language: English. Published: July 3, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography
This is the third in the series of LiteBite Books telling the story of Daniel O’Connell. It follows him from the Waterford Election to the great Clare Election where Daniel himself was elected. Thence the book looks at the run-up to the Great Reform Bill in England and the disputes in the United Kingdom House of Parliament of which Daniel was now a Member.
The Patriot King
By Terrence L. Prosinski
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 4,370. Language: English. Published: June 28, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography
0.5 star(4.50 from 2 reviews)
The Patriot King explores the life and times of an American hero. The book is filled with shadow information that turned this hero into an iconic figure. All readers can take a guess at just who this figure is. Whether you are old or young, the Patriot King delivers an impressive look into the American past.
By the Pleasing Countenance of My Superiors
By Michael Williams
Price: Free! Words: 5,790. Language: English. Published: June 26, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography
The life of Dungog Police Magistrate Thomas Cook, Esq. (1788-1866)
Bongo, Bongo, Bongo - Life in the Belgian Congo during the 1920's
By Vera E. Renaud
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 15,190. Language: English. Published: May 10, 2013 by Bruce Alexander Kilgour. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Adventurers & explorers
The adventurous spirit of the early European pioneers in Africa is faithfully captured through these descriptive memoirs. Photographs included. Here's something for those who like to take a trip down memory lane, especially when that lane is a jungle lane and you are surrounded by hundreds of bright, hungry eyes on a dark night. An African gem.
Annette Estrada and Alfred A. Estrada: Their Stories
By Richard Estrada
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 27,030. Language: English. Published: May 1, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography
This book contains the individual biographies of Annette Estrada and Alfred A. Estrada. They were typical of Americans who had successful lives in the twentieth century. Although they weren’t celebrities or famous, their lives were interesting and dramatic nevertheless.
In the Cockpit with Bob Hoover
By Di Freeze
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 12,760. Language: English. Published: April 18, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Military 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.
In the Cockpit with Chuck Yeager
By Di Freeze
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 12,580. Language: English. Published: April 18, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Military 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.
Hitler The Dictator
By Mahesh Dutt Sharma
Price: $1.11 USD. Words: 28,490. Language: English. Published: April 18, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography
Adolf Hitler’s 12 years a ruler of Germany led to the deaths of millions in World War II and earned him the crown of one of history’s most hated villains. With a passion for art and the penchant to be an architect, young Adolf Hitler spent many years in Vienna. After dropping out of school at the age of 16, he earned his bread by selling paintings on postcards to locals and tourists alike.
The Empress of Australia: A Post-War Memoir
By Harry Leslie Smith
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 64,370. Language: English. Published: April 17, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography
In the winter of 1948,a post-war darkness felled Britain and happiness, like sweets, was tightly rationed. So begins Harry Leslie Smith’s bitter-sweet memoir: The Empress of Australia which depicts life in post-war Britain. Recently demobbed from the RAF, Smith and his German war bride must try to adjust to a civilian society that is scarred from the war but the harsh reality of peace.
The Daniel O'Connell series. Book 1 - Youth
By Brian Igoe
Series: Daniel O'Connell, the Last King of Ireland, Book 1. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 17,500. Language: English. Published: April 14, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography
This is a LiteBite Book, about the equal of fifty or so pages of a Paperback or Pocket Book. The Daniel O'Connell story ‒ Book One. Youth. This is the first in a series of LiteBite Books telling the story of Daniel O'Connell, called in his own day the Uncrowned King of Ireland. This first Book takes us from his birth in 1775 to 1800.
Tomorrow?
By Rose Newman
Price: Free! Words: 4,120. Language: English. Published: April 4, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography
(5.00 from 1 review)
Now that I am older I have learned much from many yesterdays and tomorrows and even so, I am still looking forward to my next tomorrow.
Omens and religion in Pushkin’s life
By Vladimir Vladmeli
Price: $1.00 USD. Words: 31,860. Language: Russian. Published: March 28, 2013. Category: Fiction » Historical » General
В книге ярко и увлекательно рассказывается о русских оригиналах XIX века: Ф.Толстом, М.Лунине и Н.Б.Юсупове, в повести «Приметы и религия в жизни Пушкина» жизнь великого поэта освещается с малоизвестной стороны. Очерки о декабристах дают живые портреты Чернышёвых и Голицына, а рассказ «Казнь» - страшную картину суда и казни руководителей восстания.
War of the Currents
By Alfonso Borello
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 4,670. Language: English. Published: March 2, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography
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.