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The Blind History Lady Presents; Stop The Presses, Frank Edgecombe
Series: The Blind History Lady Presents. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,110. Language: English. Published: March 21, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography, Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » Home schooling
Blinded as an adult, he felt that he could no longer be a banker, his first profession and chose to follow through on his second profession, publishing a local newspaper. One newspaper lead to another and before long, he was managing several Nebraska newspapers. With no training in blindness, he set out to do the best he could to support his young family.
The Blind History Lady Presents; The Blind Chemist, Edward Campbell
Series: The Blind History Lady Presents. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,320. Language: English. Published: March 21, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography, Nonfiction » History » Biography
Edward Campbell became blind while teaching chemistry. But Edward Campbell took a short spring break to deal with the results of the permanent blindness and took back control of his life and his dream.
Ron Chernow's Alexander Hamilton Summary
Price: $3.95 USD. Words: 4,460. Language: English. Published: March 19, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography, Nonfiction » History » American
This is a summary of Ron Chernow's Alexander Hamilton (2004); a voluminous book which chronicles the life and legacy of one of America’s Founding Fathers.
The Blind History Lady Presents; The Blind Boat Builder and His Blind Siblings
Series: The Blind History Lady Presents. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 8,370. Language: English. Published: March 18, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography, Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » History
John Brown Herreshoff built all kinds of boats. But he is most remembered for the many yachts that he built that won the America's Cup. Blinded as a teen, he used his love for boats to work through and overcome his blindness. But did you know that he also had several blind brothers and sisters? The other blind Herreshoff siblings were all very different from each other, yet successful.
The Blind History Lady Presents; James Woodlee - Chiropractor From New Mexico
Series: The Blind History Lady Presents. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 1,900. Language: English. Published: March 18, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography, Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » History
Blinded as a child, sent to a school for the blind and losing his father at an early age might have narrowed the prospects for many men. But not Woodlee. Leaving his home state of Tennessee, he left ended up in New Mexico where he set up a small chiropractic business that soon thrived. As a blind man, he wanted access to the same options as his fellow sighted doctors, but it was up to him.
Duchess Georgiana: Georgian Britain’s Most Popular Woman, A New Study
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 146,290. Language: English. Published: March 3, 2016 by Bennion Kearny. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Woman biographies, Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography
Portraying aristocratic family life in Georgian times, this book is based on three years of detailed research, much of it new, and examines the Duchess and her husband in a far wider context. It explores how their lives were influenced by national events, vast wealth, illness, debt and it shows in depth how Georgiana influenced fashion, jewellery, house décor, party going, and much more.
Anus Mundi – Cinque anni ad Auschwitz-Birkenau
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 117,380. Language: Italian. Published: March 1, 2016 by Gingko edizioni. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography
Kielar non omette alcun dettaglio. "Anus Mundi" è un punto di riferimento della letteratura sull’Olocausto. È un libro vivido e bruciante come nessun’altra memoria di Auschwitz fino ad oggi.
Canvases & Miniatures (Volume 1)
Price: $8.00 USD. Words: 51,530. Language: English. Published: February 26, 2016 by Today Publishing House. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography
Canvases & Miniatures Volume 1 is about Myanmar but the author presented in a way that he had experienced throughout his life time. You can find essays about Myanmar's various occasions, festivals, destinations and other important dates as well as it's culture. There are total thirty-five essays in this book.
Johnny Jones: A Colonial Saga
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 102,250. Language: English. Published: February 13, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography, Nonfiction » History » Australia & New Zealand
* Story of a prominent Otago pioneer brings early New Zealand vividly to life * Authentic chronicle of how land and power passed from Maori hands to British * Spans the first half of the 19th century and brings early New Zealand vividly to life
Mattie Lee Price "The Forgotten Georgia Wonder"
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 47,360. Language: American English. Published: January 4, 2016 by Brighton Publishing LLC. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography, Nonfiction » Relationships and Family » Family relationships
A family discovers the true identity of their mysterious matriarch, who was once a featured performer in the Barnum & Bailey Circus. Once the family was able to track down the correct name of their famous relative, they found an abundance of news clips that traced the career of Mattie Lee Price from her beginnings as one of the “magnetic girls” at the age of fourteen, until her death.
Животворный символ Отчизны
Price: $2.49 USD. Words: 34,070. Language: Russian. Published: December 24, 2015 by kniharnia.by. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography
Книга посвящена национальной реликвии белорусского народа - Кресту святой Евфросинии Полоцкой. На основе широкого круга исторических источников и научной литературы автор рассказывает о создании святыни и ее драматической судьбе в минувшие века. Читатель также узнает о загадочном исчезновении Креста и его поисках в наше время.
The Chemenjo Clan
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 6,980. Language: English. Published: December 23, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography
According to the Nandi customs, three types of marriage ceremonies were practiced. There was the general marriage which was for everyone called simply “katunisiet.” The next type of marriage was “kikulei,” (in Keiyo dialect- kiborenot) this type, those people who had only passed through the rite of the general “katunisiet” were not allowed unless they were the initiates.
Gifts From My Grandparents
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 6,710. Language: English. Published: December 8, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography
This memoir shares the youth of a girl in the 1940s in an historic New Hampshire town and her love for her grandparents.
The Double Life of Laurence Oliphant: Victorian Prophet and Pilgrim
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 90,030. Language: English. Published: December 8, 2015 by Post Hill Press. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography, Nonfiction » History » Middle East / Israel
Laurence Oliphant, a successful Victorian writer, diplomat and Member of Parliament gave up his glittering career to join an American cult for a life of hard physical labor and sexual mysticism. Later, Oliphant along with his beautiful wife Alice le Strange spent their final years working to save refugees by establishing a Jewish homeland in Palestine.
Prison Hulk to Redemption: Part One of a Family History 1788-1900
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 143,060. Language: English. Published: November 25, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography, Nonfiction » History » Australia & New Zealand
The author undertakes a journey with his ancestors through Australia's colonial history - a history that hardly has its equal. He traces the cultural continuities of Australian society and shows where his ancestors fitted in. An important part of the story is the indispensable role the convicts played in establishing the Australian nation. Nine convict ancestors are found in the direct line.
"Edward Hickey Whelan": A Catholic Irish-American immigrant at the turn of the 19th Century
Price: Free! Words: 23,760. Language: English. Published: October 26, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » American, Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography
The life of "Edward Hickey Whelan" -- a Catholic Irish-American immigrant at the turn of the 19th Century. From Ireland to Nebraska to San Diego, Edward directly participated in the fascinating and tumultuous Irish-Catholic and anti-immigrant politics of his day.
In Those Days Book 4 Where Home Is
Series: In Those Days. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 38,880. Language: American English. Published: October 16, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography, Nonfiction » History » Family history
For over fourteen years, Nellie has wanted to go home to Whitehouse, Texas. She finally gets her desire, though only for a short visit. “Back home” has many disconcerting revelations for her. In this book, they move to Oklahoma City just prior to 1920. She makes a new home for her children and secures income to support them with the support of close friends. Their business and hard work pay off.
Forgotten Abolitionist: John A.J. Creswell of Maryland
Price: Free! Words: 24,170. Language: English. Published: October 14, 2015 by House Divided Project. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography, Nonfiction » History » North America
This gripping biography from historians John Osborne and Christine Bombaro captures the story of an unlikely political hero who helped destroy American slavery. John A.J. Creswell of Maryland was a son of the slaveholding South who became one of the nation's leading wartime abolitionists. Published by the House Divided Project at Dickinson College.
Our Long Journey to our Fatherland
Price: $15.00 USD. Words: 12,590. Language: English. Published: October 6, 2015. Categories: Screenplays » Drama, Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography
“The Forgotten Children of America” The story of the Filipino-American Children
Toutes mes Georgies: Leuville - New York - Tbilissi
Price: Free! Words: 81,540. Language: French. Published: October 1, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography, Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Cet excellent memoire s'etend de l'enfance de l'auteur dans la colonie georgienne a Paris après l'invasion de la Georgie en 1921 jusqu'a la seconde proclamation d'independence georgienne et la chute de l'Union Sovietique en 1991: " ...un des meilleurs comptes rendus oculaires de la désillusion et du chaos infligés à la Géorgie par le régime de Zviad Gamsakhourdia" (P. D. Rayfield, historien,