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Hidden Figures: Katherine Johnson | Summary
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 5,290. Language: English. Published: May 20, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography, Nonfiction » History » Revolutionary
Summary of Hidden Figures From Margot Lee Shetterly Katherine Johnson: One of the Black Woman Mathematicians Who Worked with NASA on the Space Race By Summary Station Katherine Coleman Goble Johnson is one of the most important pioneers from the American space movement. She is a physicist and a research mathematician who has calculated orbits and trajectories for historic space missions.
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.
And He Came Back Alive!
Price: $4.00 USD. Words: 25,460. Language: English. Published: April 25, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography, Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
At the end of World War II in 1945 the Soviet Union held three and a half million German prisoners of war. One third died in Soviet labour camps It was not until 1956 that the last German P.O.W.'s were freed following the visit of West German Chancellor Konrad Adenauer in Moscow that year. Eleven years after hostilities ceased.
Kappa Mu Kappa:BB4
Price: Free! Words: 10,120. Language: English. Published: March 25, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography
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Churchill on the Riviera: Winston Churchill, Wendy Reves and the Villa La Pausa Built by Coco Chanel
Price: $9.95 USD. Words: 91,010. Language: English. Published: March 10, 2017 by The Educational Publisher/Biblio Publishing. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography, Nonfiction » Biography » Presidents & heads of state
Churchill on the Riviera by Nancy Smith tells the story of how a villa on the Riviera tied a world leader, a fashion icon, and a world renowned model together with many of the most famous people and events of the twentieth century.
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.
Tales of Titans: Founding Fathers, Women Warriors & WWII, Vol. 3
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 47,560. Language: English. Published: February 1, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography, Essay » Political
Tales of Titans, by award-winning author Rich DiSilvio, brings great historical figures to life with concise yet compelling essays, coupled with engaging narratives that enlighten readers to the miraculous deeds, and misdeeds, of numerous titans who have shaped our world in various ways. For those who love learning about great historical figures in a new and exciting format, this is for you!
Herman: 1940s Lonely Hearts Search Chickenhouse Chronicles, Book I
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 17,860. Language: English. Published: January 31, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography, Nonfiction » Psychology » Mental illness
Affield reconstructs his stepfather’s early life, war experience, and Herman’s four year search for a wife, culminating in the tragic discovery of the author’s mother. After WWII Herman returned to his farm with a dream and PTSD. December 1945 he received The Exchange, a mail-order bride catalogue. In 1949 he discovered Barbara in Cupid’s Columns.
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.
Inspired by Art: Fighting Goliath
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 2,540. Language: English. Published: January 30, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Art history, Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography
These amazing sculptures, paintings, etchings, and manuscript illustrations inspired the author to write The David Chronicles, a series of three volumes, the first of which is the novel Rise to Power, where she imagines the battle with Goliath.
Generating History: Profiles of an Early American Family
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 48,440. Language: English. Published: January 27, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » History » American, Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography
Generating History chronicles a family's journey through the United States' formative years. It tells stories of noteworthy individuals who firmly tugged on, and were sewn into, history's fabric. It then shows how they crossed paths with George Washington, Alexander Hamilton, John and John Quincy Adams, Robert the Bruce, Kings Edward I, Henry VIII, George III, and many other historical figures.
Tales of Titans: From the Renaissance to the Electro/Atomic Age, Vol. 2
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 41,930. Language: English. Published: January 14, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography, Fiction » Biographical
Tales of Titans, by award-winning author Rich DiSilvio, brings great historical figures to life with concise yet compelling essays, coupled with engaging narratives that enlighten readers to the miraculous deeds, or deplorable actions, of numerous titans who have shaped our world in various ways.
Operation Phoenix
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 32,250. Language: English. Published: December 13, 2016 by CUSTOM BOOK PUBLICATIONS. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Biography, Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography
This is not the first time the fate of Adolf Hitler has been debated, but it is the first time an insider has lifted the veil on how he was abducted from his underground bunker in Berlin. Operation Phoenix reveals how agents from ‘Rex’, the Danish- British Royal Intelligence service carried out the kidnapping with the assistance of anti-Hitler groups in Germany and Stalin’s Secret Service.
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.
The Story of Alexander the Great
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 3,850. Language: English. Published: November 25, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography, Nonfiction » Biography » Presidents & heads of state
Perhaps there is no one in this world who hasn’t heard of Alexander the Great. Considered to be one of the greatest kings in ancient history, Alexander united the Greek city states and led the Corinthian League. This book is an attempt to look at his many conquests.
The Reporting of Australian Bushrangers
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 177,860. Language: English. Published: November 24, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography, Nonfiction » History » Australia & New Zealand
“The Reporting of Australian Bushrangers” is a compilation of Book 1 to 3 of the Australian Bushrangers in Print series. This compilation includes the reporting of Ben Hall, Frederick Wordsworth Ward alias Captain Thunderbolt and Andrew George Scott alias Captain Moonlite.
The Reporting of Captain Moonlite the Loyal Bushranger
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 25,730. Language: English. Published: November 17, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Australia & New Zealand, Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography
The Reporting of Captain Moonlite the Loyal Bushranger, is a compilation of newspaper articles published from 1869 to 1880, which tell the story of the life and death of Andrew George Scott, and his companions in intricate detail as it was read by the nation over a century ago. These newspaper stories offer a remarkable insight into the man who became known as, ‘Captain Moonlite’.
My Music, My Freedom: Mi Música, Mi Libertad
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 40,070. Language: English. Published: November 14, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography
This is the extraordinary story of Joseph Antonio Emidy, an early 19th-century musician who was kidnapped from his home in Guinea, Africa and sold into slavery. A bilingual book written in English and Spanish, it is ideal for learners of both languages, with a "mini-dictionary" of key words between the two versions of each chapter to facilitate reading and learning.
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.