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Liver-Eating-Johnson: (a.k.a. Jeremiah Johnson) The Truth Finally Revealed
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Price: $8.95 USD. Words: 46,730. Language: English. Published: May 30, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography
John "Liver-Eating" Johnston, a.k.a., Jeremiah Johnson of Hollywood movie fame, has been an enigma for the student of early American history and the old West. Little has been written about the true life of "Jeremiah Johnson." This book unfolds the reality that was Johnston's life. From whaler to gold miner, to Indian fighter and lawman, Johnston's life is accurately portrayed.
Control Switch On - A True Story of the World's Most Powerful Man
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Price: Free! Words: 64,880. Language: English. Published: May 25, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Inspiration » Personal inspiration
Hitch the ride of your life with Ira Teller as he journeys into the mysterious realms of science, invents—the most advanced technology in existence and teams up with Ryan Moran—the singularly most powerful man in the world. Witness the rise of Ryan Moran’s global control over existing nations. Experience his might and power to achieve lasting world peace in this free and true online book!
The Emigrant
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 166,950. Language: English. Published: May 18, 2011 by E-Books Publisher. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography
This is the moving story of George, his years in China from his birth in 1934 up to 1957 and his quest to be reunited with his family whom he had not seen for many years.
Much Love To All
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Price: $1.49 USD. Words: 416,810. Language: English. Published: May 12, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography
The diaries and letters of Esther Alsop Balderston, Quaker missionary to Japan – 1914-1924 by Catharine Balderston Jones Gaskill (Cathy Gaskill) author of RUTH’S GIFT The beginning of her development of the leading to become a missionary, to bring the love of God to the people of Japan, through the Quaker Christian method of religion being caught, not taught.
The Quiet Radical - The Biography of Samuel Longfellow
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 112,070. Language: English. Published: May 12, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography
The Quiet Radical: The Biography of Samuel Longfellow grew out of my first book, On the Edge of History, about the Dabney family in the Azores for whom Samuel was the children’s tutor. Samuel is better known as the youngest brother of Henry Wadsworth Longfellow, but he was an important personality during the 19th century and this book provides a glance at life in Boston during his lifetime.
Coming in to Land – the memoirs of Wing Commander Bill Malins DFC
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Price: $4.85 USD. Words: 65,160. Language: English. Published: May 12, 2011 by Memoirs Publishing. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Military biography
'Coming in to land' is the story of an Oxfordshire boy who grew up to be a war hero. It starts with his early life on his parents’ farm in the 1920s, it goes on to where he fights for his country in the RAF during the Second World War. He was awarded the Distinguished Flying Cross for bravery in action whilst flying behind enemy lines following a daring reconnaissance mission over Belgium.
Rush To Destiny
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Series: Western, Book 4. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 124,330. Language: English. Published: May 11, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography
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Edward Fitzgerald Beale was the quintessential western man, eclipsing John Fremont and even Kit Carson in adventure and accomplishment. No one did more for Manifest Destiny. This is not only an exciting and fascinating tale...but a true one. Don't miss Rush To Destiny, if you love history and the American west.
Pass Me The Rat-Hat Carlo
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Price: $4.95 USD. Words: 50,520. Language: English. Published: April 30, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography
Deep sea diving, commercial oildfield diving, saturation diving; - an autobiographical recollection about experiences and people in commercial diving in Australian waters and the North Sea, the people, the times and the equipment
Alexander the Great: Tactician or Eagle?
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Price: Free! Words: 10,380. Language: English. Published: April 25, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography
Was Alexander the Great a Tactician or an Eagle? In addition to being skilled in the tactics of planning and coordinating military forces in battle, he also possessed the keen vision of an eagle by “seeing” what his adversaries might be planning and then to counterattack. Was he a military genius or a lucky adolescent? Let us delve deeper into his life and examine the factors.
Shays’ Rebellion: The Hanging of Co-Leader, Captain Henry Gale
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 3,870. Language: English. Published: April 22, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography
Henry Gale responded to Paul Revere’s call to Lexington and was honored as a patriot. Yet in the post-war credit crisis, he was considered a traitor for his leadership role in Shays’ Rebellion—an insurrection that influenced the adoption of the United States Constitution.
Murder Afloat The true story of massacre aboard the brig, Carl
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,500. Language: English. Published: April 21, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography
This is the true story of a dapper Melbourne doctor who bought a ship and decided to recruit South Sea Islanders whom he intended to sell as labourers to plantation owners in Australia and Fiji.When things didn't go his way, he resorted to kidnap. With one hundred natives locked in the hold of his ship, Carl, fighting broke out culminating in a terrible mass murder.
The Two: A Biography of the Original Siamese Twins
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 134,210. Language: English. Published: April 19, 2011 by Crossroad Press. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography
"They" were the famous, the first, the original Siamese Twins, Chang and Eng, and their story is told in this fascinating and remarkable book in such detail, with such enormous insight and warmth, and with such a superb sense of drama that one understands, for the first time, just how bizarre, heroic, tragic and human their lives in fact were.
Actress in Spite of Herself: The Life of Anna Cora Mowatt
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 50,880. Language: English. Published: April 16, 2011 by Ad Stellae Books. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Woman biographies
Anna Cora Mowatt holds an important place in American theater history. She was the first woman to give public readings; she wrote the first social satire for the stage; and, having become a star overnight without previous acting experience, she was the first American to make the acting profession for women respectable--proving that a lady could be an actress and an actress a lady. Ages 12 up.
Living on the Borders of Eternity - The Story of Samuel Davies and the Struggle for Religious Toleration in Colonial Virginia
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 178,740. Language: English. Published: April 12, 2011 by Fideli Publishing. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Religious biography
"Living on the borders of eternity" were the words Samuel Davies used to describe his feelings of being a physically sick man who didn't have long to live. Davies was advised by his physician to give up hope of continuing his ministry in Virginia. He refused to give up at 23, and for eleven years made a remarkable impression on multitudes, leaving a legacy unmatched in his time, and by few since.
George Soros: Robber Barron or Philanthropist
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Price: $20.00 USD. Words: 7,100. Language: English. Published: April 10, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography
This book focuses on George Soros' life and his actions as a philanthropist. A promoter of the rise of civil society in East-Central Europea, as well as the United States, Soros' Open Society Foundation has been active over 20 years literally changing the world. But Soros also has his detractors, and this digitized book takes up some of the unresolved issues surrounding the financer Soros.
Twice Queen of France: Anne of Brittany
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 51,540. Language: English. Published: March 20, 2011 by Ad Stellae Books. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Royalty biography
Anne of Brittany was only 12 when, in 1488, she became its Duchess, but already she was among the best-educated women of her era and she was determined to preserve the duchy’s independence. At 15 she averted takeover by France when she married its king, Charles VIII, and after he died she married his successor, Louis XII, becoming the only person ever twice crowned Queen of France. Ages 12 up.
The Eternal Gandhi
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 42,050. Language: English. Published: March 10, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography
The Eternal Gandhi traces Gandhi's life right from his early years to his student days in London; how his experiences in South Africa shaped his entry into active politics in India and finally his ultimate triumph of winning freedom for India. The story of the Mahatma using peace and truth as potent forces is told in a third person narrative smoothly intertwined with his actual quotes.
Rebel with a Cause. The amazing true stories of an urban partisan in WWII
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Price: $13.79 USD. Words: 61,460. Language: English. Published: March 1, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography
True stories of Andrew Stevens' (formerly Steinberger Endre) partisan activity as a member of the Jewish underground fighting the Nazis in Budapest during the winter of 1944. With some untold heroic acts of Righteous among the Nations Raoul Wallenberg.
The Bloody Countess
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Price: Free! Words: 1,080. Language: English. Published: February 27, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography
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Elizabeth Bathory was a sadistic, blood driven, noble woman in the 1600's. She tortured young woman for years until their death. This true-story would shock Hungary forever.
Rena's Promise - A Story of Sisters in Auschwitz
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 94,850. Language: English. Published: February 23, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography
"I do not Hate. To Hate is to let Hitler win." Despite spending over 3 years in Auschwitz this little dynamo of a woman reminds us that against all odds and great adversity, the human spirit can still be an indomitable force for good. A true survivor's story that will change your life.