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Dragon Lady: A History of the 1960 U-2 Spying Incident by Fergus Mason
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 18,570. Language: English. Published: November 3, 2014 by BookCaps. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography
Espionage thrillers make great edge of your seat films--but when they're true, things get a little more...chilling. At the height of the Cold War in 1960, an American U-2 spy plane was shot down over the Soviet airspace. What follows is a tale of cover-up, lies, and, of course, spying. With page turning suspense, this book looks at the incredible true history of one of the United States greatest
Miles Davis: A Biography by Jennifer Warner
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 15,540. Language: English. Published: October 27, 2014 by BookCaps. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography
The 20th century produced only a handful of musicians who could be called geniuses – people who would have achieved timeless fame no matter when they were born. Miles Davis is one of those individuals. He primarily played the trumpet, though he was an accomplished multi-instrumentalist. His signature style was minimalist and improvisational. Those closest to him described a shy person who used
Remember Your Name by Erik G LeMoullec
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 70,140. Language: English. Published: October 23, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Holocaust, Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography
From living in the Lodz ghetto at age ten to surviving the hells of Auschwitz and a death march at fifteen, Teddy Znamirowski faced unfathomable horrors, narrowly escaping death time and time again. Liberated at sixteen, it was not until the Bricha approached him and he became a lead operative – smuggling thousands of refugees across country borders – that he finally began his life again.
Midnight Train to Siberia by Alicja Hartley
Price: $5.50 USD. Words: 34,440. Language: English. Published: September 17, 2014 by Memoirs Publishing. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography, Nonfiction » History » War
One freezing February night in 1940, Alicja Goral, her parents and siblings were dragged from their home and forced to board a cattle train to be transported over a thousand miles to the wastes of Siberia. They were just one of many thousands of Polish families sent to labour camps by Stalin and his NKVD after the Soviets seized their country at the outbreak of WWII. Alicja now 89 tells her story.
The People Under the House by Dene Hellman
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 107,040. Language: English. Published: September 10, 2014 by Second Wind Publishing, LLC. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography(4.00 from 1 review)
Very few escaped the death camps of Nazi Germany. Of those who survived, nearly all had been successfully hidden by friends. A handful had no such friends and co-conspirators, but managed to stay alive through a rare combination of wits, intuition and luck. Werner Hellman was one of the latter. This is their story, completed by Dene after Werner’s death.
From Picas to Bytes: Four Generations of Seacrest Newspaper Service to Nebraska by Faith A. Colburn
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 55,010. Language: English. Published: September 7, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography, Nonfiction » History » Modern / 20th Century
How one newspaper family made their city and their state a better place to live.
The Colonial Vet by Colleen Turbet Williams
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 68,570. Language: Commonwealth English. Published: September 3, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography, Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Agricultural science
'The Colonial Vet in Fiji, Ceylon and Africa' is the colourful story of pioneering Australian veterinary surgeon, Charles Turbet, who after serving in WW1, spent most of his working life in Fiji, Ceylon (Sri Lanka) and Nyasaland (Malawi) as a government vet. An adventurous and intellectually curious man, Turbet made lasting impacts on stock breeding and animal husbandry everywhere he worked.
Little Lodges on the Prairie: Freemasonry & Laura Ingalls Wilder by Teresa Lynn
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 75,150. Language: English. Published: August 23, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography, Nonfiction » History » Social history
The Little House books have inspired generations, but few people know the history of the Ingalls family in Freemasonry. Discover new stories about Laura Ingalls Wilder in the first book to comprehensively document the role Masonry and the Eastern Star played in the lives of this iconic American family. See never before published documents for a new perspective on the beloved author and her family.
Demolition Man: Hitler, from Braunau to the Bunker by TD Conner
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 291,930. Language: English. Published: August 6, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography, Nonfiction » History » Military
Men in the 21st Century must now face the question: did Hitler's Nazi creed really die when he crunched his teeth down on his poison capsule in the damp underground pit where he took his own life? Or does the seething hatred he represented still breathe and fester today?
Walter Mepham by M. Stow12
Price: Free! Words: 27,590. Language: English. Published: July 23, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography
Personal family histories intermingle with scenes of life before, during and beyond The Great War, the First World War 1914-18, to present day conflict across the globe in the 21st century. Decisions to be made to fight or not to fight, to kill, or be killed. The role of political, religious and military leaders, and the populations they send to war, the inglorious, and tragic consequences of war.
Eashwaramma The Chosen Mother by N Kasturi
Price: $3.00 USD. Words: 51,520. Language: British English. Published: July 21, 2014 by Sri Sathya Sai Sadhana Trust, Publications Division. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Woman biographies, Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography
This book is a humble tribute to the historic role that Eashwaramma was invested with, as the mother of the Avatar Bhagawan Sri Sathya Sai Baba, and the steadfast courage, with which she enacted the role and encountered the challenge.
Honourable King by Anton Flude
Price: Free! Words: 5,640. Language: English. Published: July 11, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography
Caught up in the Pacific slave trading during 1862, William Ellis watched astounded as their frail canoes were smashed to pieces and the natives herded below decks at gunpoint into the hold, Taken by force, the natives were destined as slaves to work in the coffee plantations and silver mines of Peru.
Muhammad: When Dementia Created the God of Insanity by James Creamwood
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 65,260. Language: English. Published: July 9, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography, Nonfiction » History » Biography
Muhammad is the Prophet of the Moon God Allah, and is the mold of every true believer of his system. He was an epileptic who had a vision and thought he was possessed by evil spirits, but others convinced him that he was a prophet of God. He assembled a band of cutthroats and murdered, raped, robbed, and even beheaded hundreds of innocent victims, while leaving a legacy of hatred and intolerance
The Enigma of Felix Frankfurter by H. N. Hirsch
Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 98,960. Language: English. Published: July 5, 2014 by Quid Pro Books. Categories: Nonfiction » Law » Legal History, Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography
A recognized, fascinating classic of judicial biography and the Supreme Court, now available as an ebook--featuring active contents, linked notes, proper formatting, and a fully-linked Index. Felix Frankfurter was perhaps the most influential jurist of his century--and one of the most complex men ever to sit on the U.S. Supreme Court. Mysteries and apparent contradictions abound, and are explored.
A Painful Journey by Vernon W. Wilson
Price: Free! Words: 5,550. Language: English. Published: July 2, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography, Nonfiction » Biography » Woman biographies
This is a true story about a woman who is forced to leave her home, north of Kimberley, with five young children at the outbreak of the Boer War in 1899. She undertakes a journey of a 1000 kilometres partly through a war torn country and semi desert area of South Africa to reach the safety of Cape Town.
Ninja Warrior: 10 Ninjas That Changed History by Jennifer Warner
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 16,510. Language: English. Published: June 24, 2014 by BookCaps. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography
Ninjas have been protecting Japan in the shadows for hundreds of years. No warrior has ever operated with such honor and skill. The ten ninjas profiled here are amongst the greatest Japan has ever known. They forever shaped both the history and folklore of the Ninja. Profiles are included of the following Ninja’s: Kirigakure Saizo, Mochizuki Chiyome, Ishikawa Goemon, Fuma Kotaro, Kato Danzo, H
Female Force: Lady Almina by Bluewater Productions
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 90. Language: English. Published: June 19, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography, Nonfiction » Comics (nonfictional)
Will the real 'Downton Abbey' please stand up? With the success of PBS' steamy series set in yesteryear England, interest has been garnered in the 'real' Downtown Abbey, Lady Almina.
Blacklisted: A Biography of Dalton Trumbo by Jennifer Warner
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 15,620. Language: English. Published: June 17, 2014 by BookCaps. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography
Dalton Trumbo was the highest paid screenwriter in Hollywood when he was investigated as a Communist during America's Red Scare of the 1940s. He was ultimately sent to jail and placed on an industry blacklist that would make him unhirable. His exile lasted 13 years during which time he was forced to write screenplays under assumed names. While on the Hollywood blacklist Trumbo's writing won two
Umar Farooq - The Great Caliph by Dr Mohammed Abdullah Pasha
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 64,900. Language: English. Published: May 30, 2014 by Austin Macauley. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography
Dr Mohammed Abdullah Pasha's biography focuses on Umar Farooq's ten years as caliph - which saw the rapid growth of Islam as a religion and a genuine force for good. Using the Qur'an as his guide and based on the principles of equality, justice, freedom, and respect, Umar Farooq's achievements were frequently innovative and radical, including the introduction of arguably the world's first welfare.
The True Story of the Jersey Boys: The Story Behind Frankie Valli and The Four Seasons by Jennifer Warner
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 15,790. Language: English. Published: May 14, 2014 by BookCaps. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography
Throughout the 1960s, there's was one band that ruled the charts and defined the sound of a generation: The Four Seasons. On stage, they were clean cut kids from New Jersey—off stage there was an entirely different story. You’ve heard the music, now find out the stories behind the music. This book takes you inside the life of Frankie Valli and the history of The Four Season. While the contents