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Auschwitz Escape - The Klara Wizel Story
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 41,960. Language: English. Published: September 28, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography, Nonfiction » History » Holocaust
At the tender age of 16, Klara Wizel had a picturesque life with a loving and supportive family. There was no way to know that the Holocaust was creeping toward her and that soon this young Hungarian Jew would be fighting for her life due to the most notorious doctor of the 20th century, Dr. Josef Mengele. Hers is the only story on record of having been selected for death then escaping.
The American Thunderbolt
You set the price! Words: 7,120. Language: English. Published: September 28, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography, Nonfiction » History » American
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Time Signatures Publications brings another iconic American founding father to life in this series. The only immigrant founding father of America does not have a famous memorial or towering monument to his credit, but as George Will proclaims, if you want to know his impact on American life just look around, you're living in it. Find out just who is the American Thunderbolt.
George Fabyan
Price: $12.95 USD. Words: 54,780. Language: English. Published: September 26, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography
This biography reveals the Gilded Age tycoon who launched the top-secret National Security Agency, broke German codes during World War I, captured terrorists, negotiated the end to Russo-Japanese war, designed the acoustics for major auditoriums, created the tuning forks that allowed long-distance communication, and managed the first multidisciplinary science center.
Master Chronology of JFK Assassination: Read Me
Price: $1.00 USD. Words: 14,660. Language: English. Published: September 26, 2013 and represented by David Vigliano. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Presidents & heads of state, Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography
An absolute necessity. Read Me is a preview and how to read guide of the most comprehensive work on JFK ever written.
The Gray Ghost of Civil War Virginia: John Singleton Mosby
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 10,750. Language: English. Published: September 18, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography, Nonfiction » History » Military
No name in the annals of the Civil War conjures a more romantic and awe-inspiring image than that of Confederate Colonel John Mosby of Virginia. Award-winning historical fiction author Jessica James penned a unique look at this iconic figure as a way to share this real-life soldier's story with her fiction fans. Mosby was the model for her fictional character, Alexander Hunter, in NOBLE CAUSE.
Layers of Interpretation
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 14,040. Language: English. Published: September 14, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography, Nonfiction » History » Revolutionary
Few individuals have the affinity to make history without even trying. Some feel a sense of responsibility, some have a deep desire to make things better for the less fortunate, others have obscure motives. Leaders must study historical events, to make better decisions for the people they serve, and to avoid unwanted consequences; there's no reason to make the same mistakes twice.
Suharto, Farewell to the King
Series: Historical Indonesian Figures, Book 12. Price: $2.90 USD. Words: 40,630. Language: English. Published: September 10, 2013 by Tempo Publishing. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography
DURING his 32 years in power Suharto had plenty of opportunities to do good and bad—which he did, alternately. However, there was a process which seemed to go on forever under his administration, the length of which could only be outdone by Cuba’s Fidel Castro. This process was centralization, and even personalization, with figurehead Suharto as the nucleus of the entire nation.
Claudia Procula Wife of Pontius Pilate Friend of Mary Magdalene
Price: $3.90 USD. Words: 17,250. Language: English. Published: September 10, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography
The book is a brief historical biography of Claudia Procula, the Roman Princess who married Pontius Pilate, the Roman Prefect of Judea who judged Jesus Christ and crucified him. Claudia knew Jesus and tried to save him, and later converted her Roman husband.
Small Boy in the Sunshine
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 82,230. Language: English. Published: September 9, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography
Robert Brien grew up in the warm sunshine in South Africa before immigrating to Rhodesia and then further north to England. Bob's passion for life and desire to experiment in all manner of things makes you wonder how he has managed to survive through to such a ripe old age! His friends and family never quite know what he’s going to do next … Life is never boring in such company!
Sjam Kamaruzaman, A Ghost in the G30S Machine
Series: Historical Indonesian Figures, Book 11. Price: $2.90 USD. Words: 9,610. Language: English. Published: September 8, 2013 by Tempo Publishing. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography
WHO was Sjam, a man with five aliases? Who was this native of Tuban, East Java, who was an atheist yet known to be good at reciting verses from the Qur’an? Was he a double agent or just a loyal follower of PKI Chairman D.N. Aidit? The G30S tragedy is a mystery whose secrets have never been fully uncovered. Sjam Kamaruzaman is an important figure in the chaos....
Worlds Torn Asunder: A Holocaust Survivor's Memoir of Hope and Resilience
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 63,460. Language: English. Published: September 4, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography, Nonfiction » History » Holocaust
More than a Holocaust survivor memoir. More than just a harrowing tale of survival and hope. What makes this story special is its unique three-dimensional depth. A retired Rabbi and educator, the author masterfully weaves personal memoir into historical context, with a deep appreciation for Jewish lore and tradition. Dov Beril Edelstein was Auschwitz inmate #A7868. This is his story.
Kartosoewirjo, An Impossible Dream
Series: Historical Indonesian Figures, Book 10. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 27,950. Language: English. Published: September 4, 2013 by Tempo Publishing. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography
FIFTY years after his death, Sekarmadji Maridjan Kartosoewirjo continues to inspire groups who dream of an ‘Islamic State’ in this country—both by peaceful and violent means. Ironically, the Kartosoewirjo family was classified as gentry, feudal and not a strict follower of Islam. His youth was not spent in religious education but in colonial Dutch schools.
Musso and the Madiun Movement
Series: Historical Indonesian Figures, Book 9. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 24,400. Language: English. Published: September 3, 2013 by Tempo Publishing. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography
Many know him as an Indonesian Communist Party leader during the rebellions of 1926 and 1948, the first of which was against the Netherlands Indies colonial government, while the second, in Madiun, East Java, was against the newly established Indonesian government. His name was Musso, a son of Kediri known for his religious diligence as a child.
Sutan Sjahrir, Little Brother’s Lasting Legacy
Series: Historical Indonesian Figures, Book 8. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 33,970. Language: English. Published: September 2, 2013 by Tempo Publishing. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography
Sutan Sjahrir was one of the seven Fathers of Indonesian Revolution. He urged Sukarno and Hatta to declare Indonesian independence although he himself was not present on the big day. He chose an elegant way to drive the Dutch out of Indonesia, a way which was opposed by the other Fathers of Indonesian Revolution. His anti-fascist, anti-military ideology was criticized.....
Njoto and The G30S Tragedy
Series: Historical Indonesian Figures, Book 7. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 19,700. Language: English. Published: September 2, 2013 by Tempo Publishing. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography
APART from New Order books that incriminate all Indonesian Communist Party (PKI) members in the September 30 Movement (G30S) of 1965, most historians have found no involvement of Njoto in this revolutionary action. Sidelined for being too close to President Sukarno, senior PKI politician Njoto is the other side of the history of the G30S.
Red White Black
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 48,380. Language: English. Published: August 28, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography, Nonfiction » History » Native American
At the 1911 Pendleton Round-Up, the Saddle Bronc Championship of the Northwest came down to three men of different skin colors - Jackson Sundown, a Nez Perce Indian, John Spain, a white man from pioneering stock, and George Fletcher, an African American. Red. White. Black.
Vincent Szabo: Journey of a Hungarian Revolutionary
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 114,330. Language: English. Published: August 28, 2013 by Bettie Youngs Book Publishing Co.. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography
The Hungarian Revolution forever changed the West’s perspective on Communism. The intensely interesting story of Vincent Szabo shows why the Hungarians eventually revolted against their government. Many make their way to America—and lead successful lives.
Tjokroaminoto, Freedom’s Leading Light
Series: Historical Indonesian Figures, Book 6. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 20,570. Language: English. Published: August 26, 2013 by Tempo Publishing. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography
SUKARNO, the nation’s first president, acknowledged that Haji Oemar Said Tjokroaminoto changed his life around. He was not only Sukarno’s father-in-law, he was also his political guru and of other independence movement leaders, such as Semaoen, Musso, Alimin and Kartosoewirjo. But in the end, the mentor of our founding fathers stood alone....
Russian at Heart
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 90,450. Language: English. Published: August 25, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography, Nonfiction » History » Russian
Born into the Crimean gentry, young Sonechka Balk is left orphaned and destitute by the Russian Revolution that destroys her idyllic life. In 1924, aged just 19, she flees to Shanghai, one of 30,000 White Russian diaspora seeking refuge from the Bolsheviks . Surviving some of the 20th century’s greatest upheavals, she finds love in war-torn Shanghai and eventually refuge for her family in America.
Sarwo Edhie Revisited, 1965 PKI Nemesis
Series: Historical Indonesian Figures, Book 5. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 19,770. Language: English. Published: August 23, 2013 by Tempo Publishing. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography
THE name of Sarwo Edhie Wibowo, alongside Suharto’s, rocketed to prominence after the political upheaval of 1965. As commander of the Army Para-Commando Regiment or RPKAD, Colonel Sarwo Edhie spearheaded the operations that would annihilate the PKI, the Indonesian Communist Party.