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Amazing Americans: High-Interest Short Stories from America's Past
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 20,690. Language: English. Published: June 30, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » History » American, Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography
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Twenty-one high interest true short stories that feature exciting personalities from America’s past. Each personality made unique contributions to America, and their stories are recounted in exciting terms.
Left by the Indians: Story of My Life
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 9,890. Language: English. Published: June 9, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Biography, Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography
This the eyewitness story of the Utter-Van Ornum wagon train massacre. It is the single worst pioneer massacre in US history. Much like the Donner Party and the Paraguay soccer team, the 16 survivors of the Utter-Van Ornum wagon train had to resort to cannibalism in order to survive their 45-day ordeal.
The Town That Haunted Hemingway: The Slip and Fall of Young Ernie's Spirituality : The Gradual Corruption of America's Literary Genius
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 14,310. Language: English. Published: May 30, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography, Nonfiction » History » American
When I say haunting, I mean that in a good way. Unforgettable impressions of Petoskey always persisted in the mind of Hemingway. That's the kind of haunting to which I am referring. This sleepy northern Michigan Hamlet often served as settings and many of it's characters appear in the author's finest works. Probably the most complex person ever to live in Petoskey has been Ernest Hemingway.
All about Fidel Castro
Series: Study Gudes: English Literature, Book 209. Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 9,850. Language: English. Published: April 20, 2012 by Raja Sharma. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Political biography, Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography
No other revolutionary leader has influenced the modern world as has Castro, for his impregnable ideology kept him the leader of his people in Cuba for more than four decades.
Stepping In It: Marine Boot Camp For 19-Cents-An-Hour
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 38,790. Language: English. Published: April 19, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Military biography, Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography
A young man embarks on an adventurous start to his adult life, experiencing the pain, sweat, and fear of Vietnam-era Marine Corps boot camp.
Mary Upton Ferrin - Earliest Massachusetts Pioneer In Woman Suffrage
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 16,090. Language: English. Published: April 16, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography
Biography of Mary Upton Ferrin, credited with taking the first step for Woman Suffrage in Massachusetts. To Commemorate the 75th Anniversary of Woman Suffrage 1920-1995.
The Great Adventure
Price: Free! Words: 69,280. Language: English. Published: April 1, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Military biography, Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography
From Footscray in the western suburbs of Melbourne to Flanders on the Western Front. Personal accounts of three brothers George Joe and Dave, who served in the AIF during World War One, and of the families they left behind. They all had life changing experiences but not all of those were caused by the war. Battles at Lone Pine, Pozieres, The Somme, and others, are described from their perspective.
100+ Quotable Quotes By & About Dr. Ron Paul~ A Real Amer-I-Can!
Series: Steve's Important FREE ebooks, Book 1. Price: Free! Words: 9,920. Language: English. Published: March 21, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography
100+ Quotable Quotes By & About Dr. Ron Paul~ A Real Amer-I-Can! is a collection of quotes By Dr. Paul & About Dr. Paul. In this collection one will find quotes by Celebrities and Extra Ordinary Amer-I-Cans Everywhere! People such as: Clint Eastwood & Kelly Clarkson! Plus Extra Ordinary Amer-I-Cans from across the country and especially a selection of Veterans! This is a FREE ebook!
doctor Vet
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 34,630. Language: English. Published: March 18, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography, Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Agricultural science
This book is a collection of stories about Dr. Meyers' life as a large animal veterinarian in north-western Ontario, Canada in the late 1970's. She had to deal with many hurdles because of her sex both during her years at the University of Guelph and when she was working in the district. It also includes many chapters about her three daughters as they grew up in that farming communtity.
Margaret Fuller: An Uncommon Woman
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 36,320. Language: English. Published: March 17, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography
Who was Margaret Fuller? She was a 19th century journalist and author who changed the way we think about women. Margaret sympathized with the plight of the Indians and praised the virtues of Irish immigrants. She covered a revolution in Italy and argued for women's rights. Read about Margaret in this concise new biography.
Black Sheep and Gold Diggers
Price: Free! Words: 58,110. Language: English. Published: March 16, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography, Nonfiction » Biography » Criminals & outlaws
The personal stories of two men, Richard Venvill and Joseph Allen who were transported to Australia as convicts. Both were pardoned for very different reasons. The book spans the years from 1830 to 1902 and follows them through their convict years, the settlement of Port Philip, the beginnings of Melbourne,the gold rush,and other events that affected their lives.
The Only Living Man With A Hole In His Head
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 65,190. Language: English. Published: February 21, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Historical » General, Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography
One man. One Tamping Iron. One medical marvel. Based on a true story, “The Only Living Man With A Hole in His Head” tells the tale of railroad foreman Phineas Gage.
Maddalena - Mussolini's 'Daughter of the Wolf'
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 19,510. Language: English. Published: February 15, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography, Nonfiction » Biography » Woman biographies
Maddelana is a loyal and enthusiastic young fascist in Mussolini's Italy, but her world is about to be smashed and broken beyond all recognition by World War Two. This is a true account of a teenager that lived in Italy during World War Two. Through the eyes of Maddelana, we see the struggle of ordinary Italians under the oppressive rule of Mussolini's Fascist State.
La dieta del Rambam
Price: Free! Words: 30,000. Language: Spanish. Published: February 9, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Judaism / Orthodox, Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography
Manual básico basado en las enseñanzas del Rambam y otros Jajamim acerca de qué, cómo y cuándo comer, aplicado a nuestros días. Incluye una reseña de la biografía del Rambam y anécdotas sobre él. De acuerdo con el Rambam, el Kitzur Shulján Aruj, Rab Yehezkel Ishayek y libros de medicina contemporáneos.
Back Home Again in Indiana
Price: Free! Words: 3,080. Language: English. Published: January 29, 2012 by Second Wind Publishing, LLC. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography
Four men of a certain age make an all-night drive to attend the 2011 Indianapolis 500. This short story provided for your quick reading entertainment by J. Conrad Guest, author of the detective novel series, "One Hot January" and "January's Thaw", and the romantic baseball novel "Backstop, A Baseball Love Story in Nine Innings".
The Hardwick Love Story
Series: Historical Love Stories, Book 2. You set the price! Words: 4,510. Language: English. Published: January 27, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography
Bess of Hardwick's grand daughter was very gifted. She wanted to use her intelligence to study and learn, probably to marry and raise a family. Her grandmother wanted her to be Queen of England. The conflict had the most tragic consequences and ruined Arbella's life.
The Sable Provenance
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 103,760. Language: English. Published: January 25, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Australia & New Zealand, Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography
This 200-year saga (1790 – 1990) is a close-to-true novel that began with a criminal family in England, another in Scotland, and a family of nobles in Ireland. It is the story of how they came to be in Australia and how the progress of convicts and aristocrats resulted in the SABLE siblings of Western Australia.
Ultimate.
Price: Free! Words: 28,050. Language: English. Published: January 8, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Biography
In this elegy of life, times and music one reflects on the sentiment, sensations and symposium of times:1964 to 2011. From politics to purpose to propriety. Taken in story over the many decades, and the ideas and instances of one who lived through it and came out for the better. A conclusive about the tides of eras, engagements and incentives of music, mentality and emerging...
To Live, To Think, To Hope - Inspirational Quotes of Helen Keller
Price: $2.49 USD. Words: 18,110. Language: English. Published: January 8, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography
Covering the entirety of her life, "To Live, To Think, To Hope" compiles over 600 quotes by Helen Keller on topics such as optimism, friendship, nature, religion, life, death & many more. The quotes come from Helen's various writings, all of which are sourced. This book also contains a selection of Helen's poetry.
Interludes
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 7,500. Language: English. Published: December 30, 2011 by Steve Challis. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography, Nonfiction » Biography » Biographical anthologies
The author spent a month's holiday each year staying with his grandmother in rural Suffolk from the time he was ten to when war broke out when he was fifteen. This is a collection of six true short stories only totalling about 5700 words in which the author is able to capture the society and atmosphere of 1930's country England, and convey images of a bygone era.