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Kartini Kaleidoscope
By Tempo Team
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.
Marianne Hofmann
By Christel Hoverkamp
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 60,610. Language: English. Published: March 22, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
Marianne Jerke-Hofmann was born in May, 1917 in Berlin, Germany during the height of World War I. Perhaps her birth at such a tumultuous time, prior to the new birth of Berlin, played an important role in shaping her equally tumultuous personality. Marianne survived the First World War and struggled through the Second, even finding employment that benefitted the rise of the Third Reich.
St Patrick to Grattan - Selected Irish Lives
By Brian Igoe
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.
A Most Faithful Attendant
By Claudia Oliver
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 66,790. Language: English. Published: March 1, 2014 by Bretwalda Books. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography
Tita Falcieri is connected to our most popular historical subjects – notably Byron, Shelley and Disraeli. But never before has his life story been published.
Lucie Aubrac - the Schoolteacher who fought the Gestapo
By Phil Beardmore
Price: $4.95 USD. Words: 85,820. Language: British English. Published: February 28, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography
Never before fully told in English, this is the inspiring biography of Lucie Aubrac, one of the leaders of the French Resistance in Lyon. A true love story involving sabotage, subterfuge and prison escapes, it provides a living example of boundless courage in the face of Nazi terror.
Wisdoms of Legendary Figures
By Jordan Lou
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.
Belisario Dominguez. Moral y etica, impronta de vida.
By LD Books - Lectorum
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 47,530. Language: Spanish. Published: February 12, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography
Belisario Domínguez fue pionero de la libertad de expresión en México, hizo reclamos que todavía tienen vigencia y exaltó la libertad individual, los derechos humanos y el progreso, desde su periódico El Vate o años después, desde la tribuna del Senado en su caracter de legislador, con un valiente discurso que le costaría la vida. Este libro recorre su ejemplar vida y conducta irreprochable.
Cleopatra VII: Evil Temptress of the Nile
By James Creamwood
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 60,200. Language: English. Published: February 2, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography
This is a story about incest, murder, adultery and other assorted crimes. It is about a vivacious and evil young Queen who used her body to turn aside the tide of Roman destiny and that of the world. Julius Caesar led his famous legions in conquest of the known world before succumbing to her feminine charms. Then Marc Antony threw away an empire and his own honor to follow her to his destruction.
Brave Deeds
By James W Bancroft
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
By Diego Asencio
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
By Murat Yildirimoglu
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.
The Secret Truth About Santa
By Samuel St Nicholas
Price: $5.98 USD. Words: 14,210. Language: English. Published: December 24, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography
There are historical truths about the St. Nicholas family which are the root foundations to the myths and legends surrounding St. Nicholas and Santa Claus. In these pages I have attempted to explain as much as I can about my immediate family, clan, the Antares tribe, and how we have worked for the betterment of humanity for over 1,300 years.
Letters from Stalag VIIIB
By Arthur Evans
Price: $4.49 USD. Words: 26,810. Language: English. Published: December 21, 2013 by Writer's Block Author Services. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Military biography
In March 2011 my father Arthur Charles Evans CBE, author of Sojourn in Silesia, reached the end of his long and successful life just short of his 95th birthday. Here in France I was left with copies of his letters written from Stalag VIIIb during his 5 years as a POW.
Shadows of Bataan
By Jim Burkett, Benjamin Stakes, & Inknbeans Press
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 88,540. Language: English. Published: December 14, 2013 by Inknbeans Press. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography
Benjamin F. Stakes was captured in Manila when the Japanese overran the Philippines. He spent the next three years in captivity, in the harshest conditions, struggling to survive starvation, disease and human cruelty. This is his story, based on his journals.
Joseph Carl Spratt and the Great White Fleet
By Donelda S. Huffman
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.
In and Out of the Limelight: Ann Matilda Distin Her Life and Times
By Margaret Christopoulos
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 88,550. Language: English. Published: December 9, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography
The story of ann matilda distin chronicles the life of a minor 19th century celebrity, 1790 – 1848. Part of the musical loder family she started on the bath stage as miss loder, danced and acted in london for a decade as mrs ridgway, then emerged as mrs distin and toured the UK for seven years as the pianist to the famed distin band – described as the 'beatles of their day'.
Margaret Of Cork
By Gail Dennehy
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
By Waldon Volpiceli Alves
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
By Charlotte Lyter Mankin
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.
Alfred John North: In Justice and Fairness to Myself
By Justin Cahill
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 12,810. Language: English. Published: October 31, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography
Alfred John North was one of Australia's pioneer ornithologists. He was the author of Nests and Eggs of Birds Found Breeding in Australia and Tasmania (1901-1914), which remains a standard reference work today. While often maligned by his critics, the discovery of North's diary and private papers show him to have been a scientist of the highest calibre.