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Muhammad: When Dementia Created the God of Insanity by James Creamwood
Price: $2.99 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: 5,560. 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
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.
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: $1.99 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.
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.