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The Compassionate Rebel Revolution: Ordinary People Changing the World
By Burt Berlowe
Price: $6.95 USD. Words: 178,660. Language: English. Published: December 12, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Activism
In this compassionate rebel sequel, we look at how millions of individual citizen actions have become a massive social change movement that offers every person a chance to make a difference in the world. We feature 65 everyday heroes who have turned adversity into triumph, compassion into commitment and anger into activism, and whose acts of caring and courage are transforming society.
Joseph Carl Spratt and the Great White Fleet
By Donelda S. Huffman
Price: Free! Words: 12,410. Language: English. Published: December 11, 2013 by 52 Novels LLC. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography
Apprentice Seaman Joseph Carl Spratt had sent his family extensive correspondence during his years in the navy 1908-1911. Part of Joe’s enlistment included sailing from San Francisco, California, where the U.S.N. Great White Fleet realigned before continuing on Teddy Roosevelt’s vision of political “goodwill” visits to major ports worldwide.
In and Out of the Limelight: Ann Matilda Distin Her Life and Times
By Margaret Christopoulos
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 88,550. Language: English. Published: December 9, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography
The story of ann matilda distin chronicles the life of a minor 19th century celebrity, 1790 – 1848. Part of the musical loder family she started on the bath stage as miss loder, danced and acted in london for a decade as mrs ridgway, then emerged as mrs distin and toured the UK for seven years as the pianist to the famed distin band – described as the 'beatles of their day'.
Margaret Of Cork
By Gail Dennehy
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 10,120. Language: English. Published: December 3, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography
In the early years of the seventeenth century, Margaret Casey, widow of an Irish gentleman farmer, is evicted from her manor home by the English . Driven west to Munster with her children and retainers, she finds love, honor, and happiness among the grey Kerry stones. But war is forever on the horizon in Ireland, will Cromwell's army ruin everything?
Einstein: Top Truths and Lies
By Waldon Volpiceli Alves
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 14,130. Language: American English. Published: November 19, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Scientists, Inventors
Was Einstein a great genius or plagiarized his discoveries? (all of the polemics involving physicists who accused Einstein of plagiarizing Poincaré. Is it true?) Was Einstein religious or atheist? Did Einstein helped build the atomic bomb? (this book the backstage from arms race between the United States, Britain and the Nazis for obtaining the atomic bomb).
Benjamin Lundy's Last Walk
By Charlotte Lyter Mankin
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 10,710. Language: English. Published: November 16, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
One man’s story of the struggle to help end slavery. His life was an example to other abolitionists. Slaves came to him in the dark of the night to plead for help. Every waking moment his goal was before him. Anti-slavery societies used his ideas before the Civil War. Lundy was a mentor to many abolitionists.
Alfred John North: In Justice and Fairness to Myself
By Justin Cahill
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 12,810. Language: English. Published: October 31, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography
Alfred John North was one of Australia's pioneer ornithologists. He was the author of Nests and Eggs of Birds Found Breeding in Australia and Tasmania (1901-1914), which remains a standard reference work today. While often maligned by his critics, the discovery of North's diary and private papers show him to have been a scientist of the highest calibre.
Weezer: The Unofficial Band Biography
By Lora Greene
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 17,400. Language: English. Published: October 29, 2013 by BookCaps. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography
From "Buddy Holly" and "Say It Ain't So" to "Island In the Sun" and "Pork and Bean's," their music has always been groundbreaking. This unofficial band biography takes the covers off the band, the sound, and the records—looking at what inspired the songs and albums. From their formation and first album to their latest release (Death to False Metal), this unofficial band biography will give you i
Burr, Clinton and the Falls of General Benjamin Hovey
By Karl Connell
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 48,950. Language: English. Published: October 21, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography
This history highlights the triumphs and falls of Vice Presidents Aaron Burr, George Clinton and a minuteman, Benjamin Hovey, as well as chronicling the land boom and canal mania that followed the Revolutionary War.
John Dee and Edward Kelley
By Tom Morris
Price: Free! Words: 119,200. Language: English. Published: October 19, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography
The biography of the lives and strange relationship of John Dee, Elizabethan savant and student of the occult and Edward Kelley who acted as his medium.
The Interesting Tales of the Jose Rizal Family
By Jensen DG. Mañebog
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 16,040. Language: English. Published: October 16, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » History » Biography
(5.00 from 1 review)
This book enchantingly features the respective lives of Jose Rizal’s (the Philippine national hero) parents and siblings. Identifying Jose’s relations to them, this work also tackles the ‘secrets’ of the Rizal family as it clarifies historical controversies and discrepancies about them. In light of new researches, this book also discusses what happened to them after Jose’s martyrdom.
Edgar Allen Poe: Beyond Mourning
By Holly Zynda
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 7,920. Language: English. Published: October 9, 2013 by Owl Intermedia. Category: Essay » Literature
Edgar Allen Poe: Beyond Mourning, by Holly Zynda, discusses Poe's life and works as they relate to the deaths of his loved ones and expressions of possible post-traumatic stress disorder.
In the Cockpit with Cliff Robertson
By Di Freeze
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 8,150. Language: English. Published: October 7, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Children's Books » Biography & Autobiography / Historical
In the Cockpit with Cliff Robertson is the third volume in the Passion for Flight series; these short biographies (under 20,000 words) tell the stories of notable pilots who inspire young and old alike. An actor who appeared in more than 100 movies, Cliff Robertson's roles in aviation included helping launch EAA’s Young Eagles program in 1992 and serving as its first chairman.
Grey Blue Water
By Daniel Taylor
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 115,450. Language: American English. Published: October 4, 2013 by Brighton Publishing LLC. Category: Nonfiction » History » Family history
Grey-Blue Water traces the life of John Douglas Taylor, the son of a wealthy Southern gentleman, from his childhood on a Tennessee plantation, to his adventures in the newly-formed Republic of Texas, and later to his time as a riverboat captain on the Mississippi. Author Daniel Mabrey Taylor has based his novel on true accounts taken from family letters, journals, and other historical documents.
Inherited Secrets
By Cynthia Readnower
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 53,700. Language: English. Published: October 4, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » History » American
A chance Internet search started an avalanche of information for one woman. It lead to the discovery that the family she had erroneously judged to be the most boring in existence, was actually a spider web mired in secrets that spanned the range of murder, embezzlement and greed, involving a wide array of characters that encompassed Hollywood and the highest ranking officials in Washington, D.C.
Master Chronology of JFK Assassination: Death
By Walt Brown Ph.D
Series: Master Chronology of JFK Assassination, Book 2. Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 1,200,600. Language: English. Published: September 30, 2013 and represented by David Vigliano. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Presidents & heads of state
Book II: Death (November 22nd—November 24, 1963) The Master Chronology is the most well researched, in depth look at JFK assassination ever assembled.
Master Chronology of JFK Assassination: Dynasty
By Walt Brown Ph.D
Series: Master Chronology of JFK Assassination, Book 1. Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 1,134,240. Language: English. Published: September 30, 2013 and represented by David Vigliano. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Presidents & heads of state
Book I: Dynasty (1823—November 21, 1963The birth of the first Kennedy to come to the United States; the second generation become saloon keepers; Joseph P. Kennedy is the third generation; his nine children create a political dynasty that will be torn apart by plane crashes, assassins, and all manner of tragedies. Book I will conclude very late in the evening of November 21, 1963.
Auschwitz Escape - The Klara Wizel Story
By Klara Wizel
Price: $6.95 USD. Words: 40,810. Language: English. Published: September 28, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography
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
By Terrence L. Prosinski
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 7,120. Language: English. Published: September 28, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography
(5.00 from 1 review)
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
By Richard Munson
Price: $12.95 USD. Words: 54,780. Language: English. Published: September 26, 2013. Category: 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.