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The Circles of Life: My Ukrainian Family's Odyssey of Secrets, Love and Survival from Pre-War Odessa to the Promised Land and America by Anna Aizic
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 42,060. Language: English. Published: May 3, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir, Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography
In this memoir in letters, Anna Aizic retraces her Ukrainian family’s odyssey of secrets and escape from Odessa to Israel, her own journey to America, and her creative path to healing from metastatic breast cancer.
My Life with Jacqueline Kennedy by Mary Barelli Gallagher
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 128,380. Language: English. Published: March 31, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography
This book reveals Jacqueline Kennedy as a real person, as a wife, as a mother, as a seeker of perfection in art and life. It reveals in depth information only known by the person with the closest relationship to her, as we worked together on a daily basis. It was published in the United States of America and six additional foreign countries in 1969 and rated #1 on TIME Magazine's Best Seller list.
Kartini Kaleidoscope by Tempo Team
Price: $1.90 USD. Words: 11,870. Language: English. Published: March 26, 2014 by Tempo Publishing. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography
SHE had dreams and yearnings many of us share: rights and choices, rebelling against customs and traditions that shackled her intellectual growth—feudalism, polygamy and other forms of discrimination against women. Unlike many of us ,however, she was restricted in how she could manifest those aspirations.
Marianne Hofmann by Christel Hoverkamp
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 60,610. Language: English. Published: March 22, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir, Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography
Marianne Jerke-Hofmann was born in May, 1917 in Berlin, Germany during the height of World War I. Perhaps her birth at such a tumultuous time, prior to the new birth of Berlin, played an important role in shaping her equally tumultuous personality. Marianne survived the First World War and struggled through the Second, even finding employment that benefitted the rise of the Third Reich.
St Patrick to Grattan - Selected Irish Lives by Brian Igoe
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 13,100. Language: Commonwealth English. Published: March 12, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography
A short glimpse into some selected Irish Lives, from St Patrick to Grattan, to celebrate St Patrick's Day.
A Most Faithful Attendant by Claudia Oliver
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 66,790. Language: English. Published: March 1, 2014 by Bretwalda Books. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography, Nonfiction » History » European
Tita Falcieri is connected to our most popular historical subjects – notably Byron, Shelley and Disraeli. But never before has his life story been published.
Lucie Aubrac - the Schoolteacher who fought the Gestapo by Phil Beardmore
Price: $4.95 USD. Words: 85,820. Language: British English. Published: February 28, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography, Nonfiction » Biography » Woman biographies
Never before fully told in English, this is the inspiring biography of Lucie Aubrac, one of the leaders of the French Resistance in Lyon. A true love story involving sabotage, subterfuge and prison escapes, it provides a living example of boundless courage in the face of Nazi terror.
SURVIVING BRIGITTE’S SECRETS by Saskia Tepe
Price: $6.49 USD. Words: 90,510. Language: English. Published: February 26, 2014 by Author Way Limited. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography, Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
A unique and true story of how Saskia's mother, Brigitte, survived the holocaust and her own experiences as the child of a holocaust survivor in circumstances that will surprise many readers.
Wisdoms of Legendary Figures by Jordan Lou
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 9,200. Language: English. Published: February 25, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography
Legendary figures show their wisdoms and inspire us in our daily live. Hopefully by reading this book we can make them a mirror, because I am sure, this planet will not stop giving birth of her best sons.
Belisario Dominguez. Moral y etica, impronta de vida. by Josefina Mac Gregor
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 47,530. Language: Spanish. Published: February 12, 2014 by LD Books - Lectorum. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography, Nonfiction » History » Latin America / Mexico
Belisario Domínguez fue pionero de la libertad de expresión en México, hizo reclamos que todavía tienen vigencia y exaltó la libertad individual, los derechos humanos y el progreso, desde su periódico El Vate o años después, desde la tribuna del Senado en su caracter de legislador, con un valiente discurso que le costaría la vida. Este libro recorre su ejemplar vida y conducta irreprochable.
Cleopatra: Evil Temptress of the Nile by James Creamwood
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 60,200. Language: English. Published: February 2, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography, Nonfiction » History » Middle East / Egypt
This is a story about incest, murder, adultery and other assorted crimes. It is about a vivacious and evil young Queen who used her body to turn aside the tide of Roman destiny and that of the world. Julius Caesar led his famous legions in conquest of the known world before succumbing to her feminine charms. Then Marc Antony threw away an empire and his own honor to follow her to his destruction.
Brave Deeds by James W Bancroft
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 21,910. Language: English. Published: January 17, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography
A selection of brave and awe-inspiring deeds which gained gallantry medals, from Victorian epics such as the Charge of the Light Brigade and the Defence of Rorke's Drift to the George Cross and the Iranian Embassy siege. With a story of an unsung hero who was overlooked when the medals for bravery were given out. Also available in illustrated print format.
The Joys and Perils of Serving Abroad: Memoirs of a U.S Foreign Service Family by Diego Asencio
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 98,990. Language: English. Published: January 15, 2014 by MAP. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography
Diego's first overseas assignment was to Mexico, where he assisted jailed or troubled Americans and shipped dead Americans home, tasks that were "an effective introduction to the Foreign Service," he opines. Diego went on to assignments in Panama, Portugal, Brazil, and Venezuela, was appointed ambassador to Colombia and Brazil, and also served as Assistant Secretary of State for Consular Affairs.
Al filo de la patria. Los heroes masacrados by Ernesto Soto Paez
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 68,420. Language: Spanish. Published: January 10, 2014 by LD Books - Lectorum. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Latin America / Mexico, Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography
Este es un acercamiento desgarrador y desafiante al forjamiento de la identidad nacional mexicana, que no escatima en dirigirle un gesto profundamente cuestionador a la historia oficial, a través de una prosa sin tapujos, que evade la negación y presenta a los héroes y antihéroes sin caretas ni tintes ni artificios.
La historia de Sun Tzu by Cao Yaode
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 79,710. Language: Spanish. Published: January 5, 2014 by LD Books - Lectorum. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography, Nonfiction » History » Asian
La historia de Sun Tzu es su biografia, pero ademas incorpora el espiritu y contenido de El Arte de la Guerra, primer clasico de la ciencia militar del mundo y al mismo tiempo un gran tratado para fomentar la paz. Es una lectura imprescindible para quienes buscan profundizar en el conocimiento de la ciencia militar en el mundo y en la filosofia de Sun Tzu.
Cüneyt'in Öyküsü by Murat Yildirimoglu
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,790. Language: Turkish. Published: December 29, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography
Cüneyt, Osmanlı tarihindeki en ilginç kişilerden birisi. Yıldırım Beyazıt'ın ölümünden sonraki dönemde önemli roller oynayan bir kişi. Yaşamı sürekli olarak ittifaklar kurmak ve sonra da birlikte olduğu kişilere ihanet etmekle geçiyor. Sonunun pek parlak olmamasına şaşmamak gerek. Tarihten hoşlananlar kadar iş yönetimi ile ilgilenen kişilerin de, Cüneyt'in hikayesini öğrenmelerinde yarar var.
The Secret Truth About Santa by Samuel St Nicholas
Price: $5.98 USD. Words: 14,210. Language: English. Published: December 24, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography, Essay » Literature
There are historical truths about the St. Nicholas family which are the root foundations to the myths and legends surrounding St. Nicholas and Santa Claus. In these pages I have attempted to explain as much as I can about my immediate family, clan, the Antares tribe, and how we have worked for the betterment of humanity for over 1,300 years.
Letters from Stalag VIIIB by Arthur Evans
Price: $4.49 USD. Words: 26,810. Language: English. Published: December 21, 2013 by Writer's Block Author Services. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Military biography, Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography
In March 2011 my father Arthur Charles Evans CBE, author of Sojourn in Silesia, reached the end of his long and successful life just short of his 95th birthday. Here in France I was left with copies of his letters written from Stalag VIIIb during his 5 years as a POW.
The Opa Legacy by Janie Van Komen
Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 78,340. Language: English. Published: December 17, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography, Fiction » Historical » General
1880's Willem Albert van Komen survives the Typhoid and Yellow Fever plagues in the West Indies plus the unexplained death of a friend. Upon his return to the Netherlands he finds a wife, a faith, and a family, leaving them a simple but profound legacy. This fictionalized history reveals the greatness of an understated life.
Shadows of Bataan by Jim Burkett, Benjamin Stakes, & Inknbeans Press
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 88,540. Language: English. Published: December 14, 2013 by Inknbeans Press. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography, Nonfiction » Biography » Military biography
Benjamin F. Stakes was captured in Manila when the Japanese overran the Philippines. He spent the next three years in captivity, in the harshest conditions, struggling to survive starvation, disease and human cruelty. This is his story, based on his journals.