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Michael V. Hayden’s Playing to the Edge American Intelligence in the Age of Terror | Summary
Price: $3.95 USD. Words: 3,660. Language: English. Published: May 22, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Terrorism, Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography
This is a Summary of Michael V. Hayden’s Playing to the Edge American Intelligence in the Age of Terror An unprecedented high-level master narrative of America's intelligence wars, from the only person ever to helm both CIA and NSA, at a time of heinous new threats and wrenching change
The Blind History Lady Presents: Albert Gonzales; New Mexico's Blind Man of Firsts
Series: The Blind History Lady Presents. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 23,290. Language: English. Published: May 8, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography
Albert Gonzales came from a family that touched much of the New Mexico History from the 1850's on up through today. Albert, a blind attorney, and much, much more left his mark in New Mexico history with some of his legal cases involving Julius and Ethel Rosenberg and Reies Tijerina. Blinded in an accident, he discovered that any help or support for him as a blind man was almost non-existent.
Churchill's Secret Armies War Without Rules: Ministry of Ungentlemanly Warfare
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 36,190. Language: English. Published: April 16, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography
Was principled gentleman Winston Churchill also the master of nasty tactics? You bet he was! With his back to the wall in 1940, & Nazi invasion imminent, not only did he use every trick in the book… it turns out he wrote the book! Churchill’s Secret Armies discloses the plethora of special forces, units, and departments, Churchill formed to “get the job done”, even if it meant dirtying his hands.
Aylmer of Balrath Barnewall of Crickstown Barnewall of Trimlestown
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 10,600. Language: English. Published: April 11, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Family history, Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography
The Aylmers and Barnewalls came to Ireland in the late 12th or early 13th centuries and being able progressive men they were rewarded with grants of lands. They were also fortunate in their choice of wives who brought more lands. The descendants of both families served in official capacities and were granted titles and honours but being Catholics they forfeited much of their estates in the 1650s
The Blind History Lady Presents; George Tannehill
Series: The Blind History Lady Presents. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,610. Language: English. Published: April 2, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography
George Tannehill became a teacher at the Iowa College for the Blind in the late 1860's while a student, after losing his vision as a young adult. From then on, he was the math teacher that even his sighted peers in education wished they could be. His blind students were far better at college level math than most in the state of Iowa. George also was a politician, community builder and leader.
The Blind History Lady Presents' Gussie Mast and Her Siblings
Series: The Blind History Lady Presents. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,160. Language: English. Published: April 1, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography
A story of Gussie Mast and her other disabled siblings go through the changes in the education of the blind and indeed, the education and employment options for the disabled in the state of California from the mid 1800's to the mid 1900's. Although each child in the family presented with the same background, education and support services, little that they were at that time, found very different.
The Milat Letters
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 63,090. Language: English. Published: March 31, 2016 by Austin Macauley. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography
In the 1990s Australia, was rocked with the discoveries of several bodies of backpackers in the Belanglo State Forest in New South Wales. After a long search for the killer or killers Ivan Milat was arrested, accused and following trial incarcerated for the murders. Following an escape attempt, Milat was transferred to the maximum security prison Goulburn and confined in solitary confinement.
The Blind History Lady Presents; Stop The Presses, Frank Edgecombe
Series: The Blind History Lady Presents. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,110. Language: English. Published: March 21, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography, Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » Home schooling
Blinded as an adult, he felt that he could no longer be a banker, his first profession and chose to follow through on his second profession, publishing a local newspaper. One newspaper lead to another and before long, he was managing several Nebraska newspapers. With no training in blindness, he set out to do the best he could to support his young family.
The Blind History Lady Presents; The Blind Chemist, Edward Campbell
Series: The Blind History Lady Presents. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,320. Language: English. Published: March 21, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography, Nonfiction » History » Biography
Edward Campbell became blind while teaching chemistry. But Edward Campbell took a short spring break to deal with the results of the permanent blindness and took back control of his life and his dream.
Alexander Hamilton Summary
Price: $3.95 USD. Words: 4,460. Language: English. Published: March 19, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography, Nonfiction » History » American
This is a summary of Ron Chernow's Alexander Hamilton (2004); a voluminous book which chronicles the life and legacy of one of America’s Founding Fathers.
The Blind History Lady Presents; The Blind Boat Builder and His Blind Siblings
Series: The Blind History Lady Presents. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 8,370. Language: English. Published: March 18, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography, Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » History
John Brown Herreshoff built all kinds of boats. But he is most remembered for the many yachts that he built that won the America's Cup. Blinded as a teen, he used his love for boats to work through and overcome his blindness. But did you know that he also had several blind brothers and sisters? The other blind Herreshoff siblings were all very different from each other, yet successful.
The Blind History Lady Presents; James Woodlee - Chiropractor From New Mexico
Series: The Blind History Lady Presents. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 1,900. Language: English. Published: March 18, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography, Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » History
Blinded as a child, sent to a school for the blind and losing his father at an early age might have narrowed the prospects for many men. But not Woodlee. Leaving his home state of Tennessee, he left ended up in New Mexico where he set up a small chiropractic business that soon thrived. As a blind man, he wanted access to the same options as his fellow sighted doctors, but it was up to him.
Johnny Jones: A Colonial Saga
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 102,250. Language: English. Published: February 13, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography, Nonfiction » History » Australia & New Zealand
* Story of a prominent Otago pioneer brings early New Zealand vividly to life * Authentic chronicle of how land and power passed from Maori hands to British * Spans the first half of the 19th century and brings early New Zealand vividly to life
Mattie Lee Price "The Forgotten Georgia Wonder"
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 47,360. Language: American English. Published: January 4, 2016 by Brighton Publishing LLC. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography, Nonfiction » Relationships and Family » Family relationships
A family discovers the true identity of their mysterious matriarch, who was once a featured performer in the Barnum & Bailey Circus. Once the family was able to track down the correct name of their famous relative, they found an abundance of news clips that traced the career of Mattie Lee Price from her beginnings as one of the “magnetic girls” at the age of fourteen, until her death.
Животворный символ Отчизны
Price: $1.49 USD. Words: 34,070. Language: Russian. Published: December 24, 2015 by kniharnia.by. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography
Книга посвящена национальной реликвии белорусского народа - Кресту святой Евфросинии Полоцкой. На основе широкого круга исторических источников и научной литературы автор рассказывает о создании святыни и ее драматической судьбе в минувшие века. Читатель также узнает о загадочном исчезновении Креста и его поисках в наше время.
The Chemenjo Clan
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 6,980. Language: English. Published: December 23, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography
According to the Nandi customs, three types of marriage ceremonies were practiced. There was the general marriage which was for everyone called simply “katunisiet.” The next type of marriage was “kikulei,” (in Keiyo dialect- kiborenot) this type, those people who had only passed through the rite of the general “katunisiet” were not allowed unless they were the initiates.
Gifts From My Grandparents
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 6,710. Language: English. Published: December 8, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography
This memoir shares the youth of a girl in the 1940s in an historic New Hampshire town and her love for her grandparents.
Eighteen Lives From The Eighteenth Century
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 314,380. Language: English. Published: November 30, 2015 by Austin Macauley. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography
Robin Jenner's book Eighteen Lives From The Eighteenth Century introduces the reader to the lives and careers of eighteen people who made their mark in the eighteenth century. Eighteen mini biographies of eighteen influential people in the Eighteenth Century,
Prison Hulk to Redemption: Part One of a Family History 1788-1900
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 143,060. Language: English. Published: November 25, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography, Nonfiction » History » Australia & New Zealand
The author undertakes a journey with his ancestors through Australia's colonial history - a history that hardly has its equal. He traces the cultural continuities of Australian society and shows where his ancestors fitted in. An important part of the story is the indispensable role the convicts played in establishing the Australian nation. Nine convict ancestors are found in the direct line.
"Edward Hickey Whelan": A Catholic Irish-American immigrant at the turn of the 19th Century
Price: Free! Words: 23,760. Language: English. Published: October 26, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » American, Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography
The life of "Edward Hickey Whelan" -- a Catholic Irish-American immigrant at the turn of the 19th Century. From Ireland to Nebraska to San Diego, Edward directly participated in the fascinating and tumultuous Irish-Catholic and anti-immigrant politics of his day.

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