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Bigwigs & Benefactors of the Pikes Peak Region
Series: Regional History Series. Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 95,110. Language: English. Published: May 18, 2017 by Pikes Peak Library District. Categories: Nonfiction » History » North America, Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography
From Colorado Springs’ wealthiest and most prominent citizens, including Spencer Penrose and Winfield Scott Stratton, to the lesser-known but vitally important contributions of the Beth-El Nurses and American Indians, Bigwigs & Benefactors of the Pikes Peak Region is a collection of biographical narratives about people who have impacted the Pikes Peak region’s history and development.
Three Anzacs from Malta: a true story of friendship, love and loss
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 85,580. Language: English. Published: February 21, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Military biography, Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography
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This book follows the journey of three young Maltese men, Charles, Waldemar and Anthony, from their Mediterranean island all the way to Australia, the trenches of Gallipoli, France and the fields of Flanders against the backdrop of the raging First World War, as they are thrust in one of the deadliest conflicts humankind had ever seen, which would destroy a whole generation of youth.
Georgia Witness
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 130,800. Language: English. Published: February 5, 2017 by A-Argus Better Book Publishers. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography, Nonfiction » Biography » Celebrity biography
Take a step back in history and watch events unfold through the eyes of those who lived it. Meet senators and musicians, lawyers and doctors. Meet people from all walks of life and learn the thread that binds them all together to make the state of Georgia great.
Trains in the Sky
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 73,470. Language: English. Published: January 31, 2017 by Austin Macauley. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography
Ivan Hawthorn's Trains in the Sky is a fascinating account of childhood as a young boy in the great drought and depression of 1930s outback Australia. Growing up in an all-male household, Ivan Hawthorn documents his boyhood years with his brothers, a wonderful insight into the deprivations and the challenges and the amazing resolve of the outback families during these difficult times.
Бетховен. Письма. Том 1.
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 195,910. Language: Russian. Published: December 6, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography
Первый том нового русского издания писем Бетховена включает более 360 документов, со страниц которых перед читателями встает живой образ тонко чувствующего, искреннего, страстного человека — и одного из величайших гениев музыки.
Napoléon-Antoine Belcourt: Un Grand Canadien - A Great Canadian
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 93,220. Language: English. Published: November 4, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography, Nonfiction » Biography » Political biography
L’auteur s’est inspiré d’écrire cette biographie informelle suite à sa quête aux connaissances, aux questions, aux réponses sur la vie familiale et la vie politique de ce grand Canadien-français qui a laissé sa marque au début du 20ième siècle.
Coosa Flyer
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 91,650. Language: English. Published: October 21, 2016 by A-Argus Better Book Publishers. Categories: Nonfiction » History » American, Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography
Backwoodsman finds secrete to flight while Wright brothers were still young children.
Все-Историческая Эсхатологическая теория или дополнения Франкской т., Эфраимская версия.
Series: Реставрация естествознания.. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 50,720. Language: Russian. Published: September 7, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » World, Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography
Декорации выставленной истории скрывают за собой старательно запрятываемое, но она как та самая река Алфион подземного течения одного замалчиваемого рода, отвлекаемого от внимания к нему всякими чашками Грааля, всё равно пробивается наружу и в конце концов всё равно снесет прикормленных официозом научных дельцов, согласно пророчествам же.
Etta "Granny" Nichols: Last of the Old-Time Midwives
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 74,840. Language: English. Published: July 17, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography, Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Alternative medicine
This book includes a detailed history of the Appalachian Mountains and its people dating back to 1835 in an area called Del Rio, Tennessee. A biography of Etta's life from her birth in 1897 up to her death in 1994 tells how her chosen profession of being a midwife led to National fame. Her story offers inspiration, showing how her caring and loving spirit touched everyone that knew her.
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.
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
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.
Toutes mes Georgies: Leuville - New York - Tbilissi
Price: Free! Words: 81,540. Language: French. Published: October 1, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography, Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Cet excellent memoire s'etend de l'enfance de l'auteur dans la colonie georgienne a Paris après l'invasion de la Georgie en 1921 jusqu'a la seconde proclamation d'independence georgienne et la chute de l'Union Sovietique en 1991: " ...un des meilleurs comptes rendus oculaires de la désillusion et du chaos infligés à la Géorgie par le régime de Zviad Gamsakhourdia" (P. D. Rayfield, historien,
A Sacred Task: Qiriazi and the Albanian National Awakening
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 58,930. Language: British English. Published: September 17, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography, Nonfiction » History » European
At the heart of Albania’s National Awakening comes the true story of Gjerasim Qiriazi. A poor carpenter’s son, his unlikely rise as scholar and reformer led him to the forefront of Albania’s rebirth, placing him at odds with potent enemies sworn to stop him by any means. Despite armed threats and a desperate kidnapping, Qiriazi’s dream would prevail, altering the course of an entire nation.
Congolese Grandpa; A Life of War, Work and Worship
Price: $4.49 USD. Words: 61,420. Language: English. Published: September 17, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography, Nonfiction » History » Africa
Congolese Grandpa; A Life of War, Work and Worship tells the story of Ukerdhogu Jalukal Evariste, known by many simply as "Grandpa". Grandpa's life is one that will fascinate your mind and capture your soul as you hear of his enduring love for his people through colonialist strife, independence, civil war, exile, poverty, and failed relationships.
Ivica: A True Story of an Immigrant
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 102,210. Language: English. Published: September 2, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Cultural heritage, Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography
The second son of a widow who works diligently just to keep herself and her young sons alive, John Ljuba dreams of seeing the world and having a life somewhere beyond the tiny coastal island he calls home.
Myslim Peza: deshmitar dhe protagonist ne historine e shqiptareve (1912-1939)
Price: Free! Words: 170,620. Language: Albanian. Published: July 13, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » European, Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography
Ne kete liber pershkruhen ngjarje te historise se Shqiperise (1912-1939), nepermjet studimit te gazetarit dhe historianit Hazis Gjergji, te gershetuara me kujtimet e regjistruara direkt nga goja e Heroit te Popullit, Myslim Peza, luftetar i shquar demokrat dhe antifashist shqiptar.
Entering the Race to the Moon - Autobiography of an Apollo Rocket Scientist
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 84,830. Language: English. Published: July 3, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Aeronautics & Astronautics, Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography
This is the autobiography of a rocket scientist during the early years of NASA’s Apollo Mission to the moon. This writing describes four chapters of his life. Three were significant in U.S. history; early school integration in the deep south, a period of brutality in the Marine Corps, and the race to land a man on the moon. A fourth chapter includes short stories of his Sea Scout adventures.
Giant of the Lord (Life of a Pioneer)
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 163,920. Language: English. Published: June 22, 2015 by D.A. Thompson. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Adventurers & explorers, Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography
James S. Brown is an important figure in the westward expansion of the United States. As a member of the Mormon Battalion, he discovered new lands and tamed wild country. He was present at the discovery of gold in California and helped establish new frontiers. As a missionary for the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints, he helped bring the gospel to foreign lands.

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