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Will The Real Albert Speer Please Stand Up? The Many Faces of Hitler’s Architect
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 9,720. Language: English. Published: July 13, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » History » Holocaust
In the years since the Nuremberg trial, biographers have been fascinated with the life of Albert Speer, Hitler's architect and the man rumoured to replace him. This short book looks at the events leading up to the Nuremberg trial, and the trial itself, to understand the man behind the enigma.
Honourable King
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Price: Free! Words: 5,670. Language: English. Published: July 11, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography
Caught up the Pacific slave trading in 1862, William Ellis watched astounded as their frail canoes were smashed to pieces and the natives herded below decks at gunpoint into the hold, Taken by force, the natives were destined as slaves to work in the coffee plantations and silver mines of Peru.
A Painful Journey
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Price: Free! Words: 5,560. Language: English. Published: July 2, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography
This is a true story about a woman who is forced to leave her home, north of Kimberley, with five young children at the outbreak of the Boer War in 1899. She undertakes a journey of a 1000 kilometres partly through a war torn country and semi desert area of South Africa to reach the safety of Cape Town.
Ninja Warrior: 10 Ninjas That Changed History
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 16,510. Language: English. Published: June 24, 2014 by BookCaps. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography
Ninjas have been protecting Japan in the shadows for hundreds of years. No warrior has ever operated with such honor and skill. The ten ninjas profiled here are amongst the greatest Japan has ever known. They forever shaped both the history and folklore of the Ninja. Profiles are included of the following Ninja’s: Kirigakure Saizo, Mochizuki Chiyome, Ishikawa Goemon, Fuma Kotaro, Kato Danzo, H
Blacklisted: A Biography of Dalton Trumbo
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 15,620. Language: English. Published: June 17, 2014 by BookCaps. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography
Dalton Trumbo was the highest paid screenwriter in Hollywood when he was investigated as a Communist during America's Red Scare of the 1940s. He was ultimately sent to jail and placed on an industry blacklist that would make him unhirable. His exile lasted 13 years during which time he was forced to write screenplays under assumed names. While on the Hollywood blacklist Trumbo's writing won two
Grandes Personajes, Vol. 3
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Price: Free! Words: 40,690. Language: Spanish. Published: May 18, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography
Conoce la vida de los más memorables personajes que han influenciado el transcurso de la historia universal. Personajes como: Gutenberg, Gandhi, Galilei y otras 7 mentes brillantes.
The True Story of the Jersey Boys: The Story Behind Frankie Valli and The Four Seasons
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 15,790. Language: English. Published: May 14, 2014 by BookCaps. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography
Throughout the 1960s, there's was one band that ruled the charts and defined the sound of a generation: The Four Seasons. On stage, they were clean cut kids from New Jersey—off stage there was an entirely different story. You’ve heard the music, now find out the stories behind the music. This book takes you inside the life of Frankie Valli and the history of The Four Season. While the contents
Kartini Kaleidoscope
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Price: $1.90 USD. Words: 11,870. Language: English. Published: March 26, 2014 by Tempo Publishing. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography
SHE had dreams and yearnings many of us share: rights and choices, rebelling against customs and traditions that shackled her intellectual growth—feudalism, polygamy and other forms of discrimination against women. Unlike many of us ,however, she was restricted in how she could manifest those aspirations.
St Patrick to Grattan - Selected Irish Lives
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 13,100. Language: Commonwealth English. Published: March 12, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography
A short glimpse into some selected Irish Lives, from St Patrick to Grattan, to celebrate St Patrick's Day.
Wisdoms of Legendary Figures
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Price: Free! Words: 9,250. Language: English. Published: February 25, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography
Legendary figures show their wisdoms and inspire us in our daily live. Hopefully by reading this book we can make them a mirror, because I am sure, this planet will not stop giving birth of her best sons.
Brave Deeds
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 21,910. Language: English. Published: January 17, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography
A selection of brave and awe-inspiring deeds which gained gallantry medals, from Victorian epics such as the Charge of the Light Brigade and the Defence of Rorke's Drift to the George Cross and the Iranian Embassy siege. With a story of an unsung hero who was overlooked when the medals for bravery were given out. Also available in illustrated print format.
The Joys and Perils of Serving Abroad: Memoirs of a U.S Foreign Service Family
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 98,990. Language: English. Published: January 15, 2014 by MAP. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Diego's first overseas assignment was to Mexico, where he assisted jailed or troubled Americans and shipped dead Americans home, tasks that were "an effective introduction to the Foreign Service," he opines. Diego went on to assignments in Panama, Portugal, Brazil, and Venezuela, was appointed ambassador to Colombia and Brazil, and also served as Assistant Secretary of State for Consular Affairs.
Cüneyt'in Öyküsü
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,790. Language: Turkish. Published: December 29, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography
Cüneyt, Osmanlı tarihindeki en ilginç kişilerden birisi. Yıldırım Beyazıt'ın ölümünden sonraki dönemde önemli roller oynayan bir kişi. Yaşamı sürekli olarak ittifaklar kurmak ve sonra da birlikte olduğu kişilere ihanet etmekle geçiyor. Sonunun pek parlak olmamasına şaşmamak gerek. Tarihten hoşlananlar kadar iş yönetimi ile ilgilenen kişilerin de, Cüneyt'in hikayesini öğrenmelerinde yarar var.
Joseph Carl Spratt and the Great White Fleet
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Price: Free! Words: 12,410. Language: English. Published: December 11, 2013 by 52 Novels LLC. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography
Apprentice Seaman Joseph Carl Spratt had sent his family extensive correspondence during his years in the navy 1908-1911. Part of Joe’s enlistment included sailing from San Francisco, California, where the U.S.N. Great White Fleet realigned before continuing on Teddy Roosevelt’s vision of political “goodwill” visits to major ports worldwide.
Margaret Of Cork
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 10,120. Language: English. Published: December 3, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography
In the early years of the seventeenth century, Margaret Casey, widow of an Irish gentleman farmer, is evicted from her manor home by the English . Driven west to Munster with her children and retainers, she finds love, honor, and happiness among the grey Kerry stones. But war is forever on the horizon in Ireland, will Cromwell's army ruin everything?
Einstein: Top Truths and Lies
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 14,130. Language: American English. Published: November 19, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Scientists, Inventors
Was Einstein a great genius or plagiarized his discoveries? (all of the polemics involving physicists who accused Einstein of plagiarizing Poincaré. Is it true?) Was Einstein religious or atheist? Did Einstein helped build the atomic bomb? (this book the backstage from arms race between the United States, Britain and the Nazis for obtaining the atomic bomb).
Benjamin Lundy's Last Walk
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 10,710. Language: English. Published: November 16, 2013. Category: 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.
Weezer: The Unofficial Band Biography
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 17,400. Language: English. Published: October 29, 2013 by BookCaps. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography
From "Buddy Holly" and "Say It Ain't So" to "Island In the Sun" and "Pork and Bean's," their music has always been groundbreaking. This unofficial band biography takes the covers off the band, the sound, and the records—looking at what inspired the songs and albums. From their formation and first album to their latest release (Death to False Metal), this unofficial band biography will give you i
John Dee and Edward Kelley
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Price: Free! Words: 119,200. Language: English. Published: October 19, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography
The biography of the lives and strange relationship of John Dee, Elizabethan savant and student of the occult and Edward Kelley who acted as his medium.
The Interesting Tales of the Jose Rizal Family
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 16,040. Language: English. Published: October 16, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » History » Biography
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This book enchantingly features the respective lives of Jose Rizal’s (the Philippine national hero) parents and siblings. Identifying Jose’s relations to them, this work also tackles the ‘secrets’ of the Rizal family as it clarifies historical controversies and discrepancies about them. In light of new researches, this book also discusses what happened to them after Jose’s martyrdom.