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Karsten Ohnstad; I Wanted To Be A Teacher Just Like My Dad
Series: The Blind History Lady Presents. Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 41,690. Language: English. Published: May 22, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography
A boy from McIntosh, MN begins to lose his sight. His father enlists the help of his fellow doctors to save his vision. After two years, they conclude that Karsten will be blind for the rest of his life. Everything must change, but what are the best paths to take? This book travels with Karsten as he becomes a blind man, makes choices, second guesses himself and finally learns to trust himsef
NICOSIA _ Whispers of the Past
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 15,240. Language: English. Published: May 11, 2018 by CUSTOM BOOK PUBLICATIONS. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography
NICOSIA …Whispers of the Past Barbara, just out of art school, meets the love of her life. He moves to strife-torn Cyprus and she follows her heart into the middle of the political unrest. It is 1956 and the Cypriots are fighting the British, faithful to their cause for union with Greece. She can leave, and be safe in England but she grows attached. But she stays ... for life!
Honor Unbound
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 91,060. Language: English. Published: April 30, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography, Nonfiction » History » North America
Biographical in nature and written in narrative form, Honor Unbound details Emma's traumatic childhood in Canada, her harrowing escape to the United States and the injustices she witnessed that forced her to disguise herself as Franklin Thompson.
Remembering Shanghai: A Memoir of Socialites, Scholars and Scoundrels
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 74,360. Language: English. Published: April 30, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Cultural heritage, Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography
True stories of glamour, drama and tragedy told through five generations of a Shanghai family, from the last days of imperial rule to the Cultural Revolution.
Flowers for the Duchess
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 10,920. Language: English. Published: April 29, 2018 by Austin Macauley. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography
The lives and times of a large family in service over the turn of the last century. James Pogson was one of the youngest children.
Travessias no Atlântico Negro: Reflexões sobre Booker T. Washington e Manuel R. Querino
Price: $25.00 USD. Words: 92,820. Language: Portuguese. Published: April 23, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography
Este livro analisa as trajetórias e táticas antirracialistas de Booker T. Washington (1856/1915) e Manuel Raymundo Querino (1851/1923). Apesar do prestígio que desfrutaram em vida, suas imagens foram dilapidadas após a morte: Washington com a mácula de “comodista” e até “traidor da raça”; e Querino com a imagem de um “humilde professor negro". A realidade foi muito mais complexa.
Polski Patriota
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 46,130. Language: Polish. Published: February 28, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography
Polski patriota, który wierzył, że Polska jest jego odwieczną ojczyzną, widział, jak jego rodzina i jego lud zostali zniszczeni przez nazistów; Polacy nie kiwnęli palcem, aby im pomóc, a po wojnie splądrowali ogromną własność pozostawioną przez tych, którzy nie wrócili.
El Movimiento Nacionalista Dominicano 1916-1924
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 92,950. Language: Spanish. Published: February 27, 2018 by thelittlefrench@zoho.com. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » History
Este libro describe el movimiento nacionalista dominicano contra la ocupación militar Norteamericana en el período 1916-1924.
The Chairfather
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 540. Language: English. Published: February 26, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » Hikes & walks, Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography
Visit 50 prostrate personalities. Lunch with the late litterati. Gnosh with the gone glitterati. Candid photos. Spicy interviews. Luminaries who haven’t spoken for 100s of years. You’ll never believe what they say. Fascinating facts, scandalous stories & gossip. Posterity has never been so present. The passed have never been more alive! Book your table reservation with the fallen famous.
Bartholomew Yates of Middlesex County Virginia and some of his descendants
Price: Free! Words: 29,600. Language: English. Published: January 28, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Genealogy, Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography
Bartholomew Yates was an immigrant to Virginia in 1700, was a visitor to William and Mary College, professor of divinity, minister of several Anglican parishes in Middlesex county, and the patriarch of a large Virginia family. This geneology by Helen K. Yates describes in detail many of his descendants and relatives, including Pocahontas, John Rolfe, Robert "King" Carter, the Bollings and Murrays.
Biografías Militares: O, historia militar del país en medio siglo (1874)
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 197,900. Language: Spanish. Published: December 27, 2017 by Luis Alberto Villamarin Pulido. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography, Nonfiction » Biography » Military biography
Biografías de algunos próceres de la guerra de la independencia deNueva Granada contra España, quienes con sus armas y su talento construyeron la república de Colombia, escrito en 1874 pero de total actualidad dada la objetividad y profundidad investigativa de su autor el historiador José María Baraya. Libro de obligada lectura para amantes de la historia colombiana y latinoamericana.
Western Cycles: Canada
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 40,590. Language: English. Published: December 27, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography, Nonfiction » History » North America
Canadian transformations become palpable after the Second World War. Western Cycles: Canada describes these changes, dividing several historical periods within the actions carried out during the administrations of the respective prime ministers from William Lyon Mackenzie King to Stephen Harper. It also presents graphic information related to the behavior of various economic indicators.
Rosa Parks Biography: How Ordinary People Can Change The World, Montgomery Bus Boycott and More?
Series: Biography Series. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 9,090. Language: English. Published: December 23, 2017 by Digital Publishing Group. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » People of color, Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography
Rosa Parks was widely known for the Montgomery bus boycott. However, there was more to her than meets the eye. In fact, Rosa Parks was a national hero, just like Martin Luther King Jr.. She fought the racial segregation in the United States, because people were judged mainly by the color of their skin. There was definitely a double standard. However, for Rosa was a "double fight...."
Adolf Hitler: A Life From Beginning to End
Price: Free! Words: 11,990. Language: English. Published: November 9, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography
A concise history book about Adolf Hitler's life from beginning to end that can be read in one hour.
The Richest Girl in England
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 82,840. Language: English. Published: October 16, 2017 by Bev Editions. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography, Nonfiction » Biography » Woman biographies
Katherine Manners was the richest girl in England, a Catholic, and wife to the notorious George Villiers, the Duke of Buckingham. George's reputation spiralled until his bloody assassination. Kate's second marriage to Randal, Earl of Antrim, lead to her participation in the 1638 rebellions against the king. She was a woman behind great men, and this is her definitive biography.
A Life Worth Living
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 64,540. Language: English. Published: October 10, 2017 by Austin Macauley. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography
Sometimes, looking at your past can give you the strength to move forward. As the classic symptoms of Parkinson’s disease began to take control of Simon’s life, he became a shadow of his former self. After months of fighting to keep the disease in check, Simon finally found the strength to tell his family and even managed to book an appointment with a neurologist.
Abdullah Bin Mubarak
Price: Free! Words: 9,320. Language: English. Published: September 22, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Religious biography, Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography
Abdullah bin Mubarak was an early pious Muslim with a zeal for knowledge, esp in Hadith sciences. He was the most famous scholar of his time. His transformation from a youth indulged in music & leisure to a serious religious student captures imagination. What sets him apart is the balance he achieved in life; a third of his time was spent studying & doing trade, a third in Jihad & a third in Hajj.
Ada's Christmas Wish
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 1,640. Language: English. Published: August 14, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography
This story is a mostly fact-based account of what my dear nana lived through. The polio outbreak affected countless families.In reality,it was her step-sister who contracted the disease.She would never regain the use of her leg the way it was. Ada is an eleven year old girl.Her indomitable spirit shines a light in even the darkest places.
Hasan Basri
Price: Free! Words: 10,460. Language: English. Published: August 8, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography, Nonfiction » Biography » Religious biography
Hasan Basri was an early Muslim preacher, ascetic, scholar and mystic. Born in 642 CE, he rose to become one of the most celebrated Muslims of the time. He preached against materialism, a disease that is prevalent in our times. He was considered an expert scholar of Islamic sciences. His passionate sermons often moved people to tears, and his words have relevance for Muslims of all times.
The Queen of Blood and Seduction
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 71,150. Language: English. Published: July 31, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography, Nonfiction » History » 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.

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