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For Love of a Dangerous Girl
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 61,720. Language: English. Published: April 15, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography, Nonfiction » History » European
A true story of timeless love... Innocent, young Charlotte Corday assassinates the radical leader Jean Paul Marat hoping to save her beloved country from the violent turn the revolution had taken. Adam Lux, an idealistic young member of the Revolutionary Convention, is so awed by her courage and beauty that he demands to join her in death — a demand that is granted. Love blooms amid bloody chaos.
By the Scruff of the Neck - A Suitcase of Memories
Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 124,640. Language: Australian English. Published: April 1, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography
Told through the eyes of a young boy, ‘By the Scruff of the Neck’ begins its tale in post-WWII Holland of the 1940s and gives a candid and often humorous account of a Catholic childhood and the dynamics of family life. In contrast, the impact of the German occupation of Holland provides an insight into the privations of the time, as well as the subsequent decision to migrate to Australia in 1952.
Two Gun Hart - Law Man, Cowboy, and Long-Lost Brother of Al Capone
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 89,230. Language: English. Published: March 16, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography, Nonfiction » True Crime » Organized crime
He was one of the most successful lawmen in the country, arresting bootleggers and catching criminals. He wore a ten gallon hat, wore cowboy boots, and rode a horse, fighting men with Tommy guns with his two six-shooters. He was a war hero, a wild-west performer, a Boy scout leader, and the president's body guard. He was also the brother of the most notorious criminal in the world, Al Capone.
If I Could Paint the Moon Black
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 58,910. Language: English. Published: February 24, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography, Nonfiction » History » Holocaust
We know The Diary of Anne Frank. Now, we have Imbi's story, If I Could Paint the Moon Black. A child and her mother in occupied Estonia, caught in the nowhere land between two warring dictators, Hitler and Stalin in the years 1939-1945. You will fall in love with the spirit of this young girl; a story of escape and love, delightfully told despite the reminders of war and devastation.
From The Eagle's Nest: Growing Up In Goldthwaite
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 53,470. Language: English. Published: February 21, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography, Nonfiction » Biography » Cultural heritage
(5.00 from 1 review)
Growing up in the rural Texas town of Goldthwaite in the 50's and 60's was rich, not in material ways, but in the things that really mattered. Family was first; friends and community ran a close second, and life was full of adventure if you only used your imagination. In this coming of age story, a girl explores her past and her roots. It is a look back in time to the way things were then.
Tall Poppies Along the Yarra
Price: Free! Words: 91,930. Language: Australian English. Published: February 15, 2015 by Port Campbell Press. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Cultural heritage, Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography
(5.00 from 1 review)
Many individuals with vision and drive made Victoria's Yarra Valley the vibrant place it is today. The stories of William Barak, Robert Hoddle, John Monash, Neil Doutlas, John Landy, Ian Penrose and seven others are told here. Many people don't know them, but young and old will be inspired by their stories.
A Lifetime in the Eye of the Storm
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 221,610. Language: English. Published: February 1, 2015 by Erin Go Bragh Publishing. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography, Nonfiction » History » War
Hiep lived her life, from earliest childhood, at the center of the war. This is her story of love and loss, triumph and tragedy. It is the story of all women who have lived through a war, with only their steadfast love, hope and faith in God to give them the strength to go on living.
Una fortuna sfacciata - Sopravvivere all'Indicibile ad Auschwitz e Dora
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 95,630. Language: Italian. Published: January 2, 2015 by Gingko edizioni. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography
Una storia straziante… Un contributo degno di essere avvicinato alle testimonianze di Primo Levi ed Elie Wiesel. — Kirkus Reviews
Echoes From the Family Kitchen
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 78,040. Language: English. Published: December 12, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography
The discovery of two hundred letters between his mom and dad during WWII (while serving with the Seabees in North Africa and Guam) leads a son on a journey of discovery 200,000 years in the making. Their story brings him in close contact with Sicily in the 1800s to the American shores, revealing glimpses of Depression-Age America in Western NY to the present.
Under the SS Shadow
Price: $6.95 USD. Words: 57,500. Language: English. Published: December 11, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography
UNDER THE SS SHADOW is a true story of a Hitler Youth, an SS major's son, who runs for his life in war-torn Europe. He sees his father shot down by guerrillas, rebuilds his life from the ruins, leaves Hitler's SS emblem for another symbol.
Never Be Afraid: A Belgian Jew in the French Resistance
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 110,050. Language: English. Published: December 7, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography, Nonfiction » History » Holocaust
"Never Be Afraid: A Belgian Jew in the French Resistance" is the story of a Belgian Jew who flees to southern France with his family when the Nazis invade, poses as a Christian, and joins the French Resistance to fight Hitler’s Nazis. Bernard Mednicki's story, in the best tradition of the famous Yiddish writers, is a glorious refutation of the myth that the Jews went like "lambs to the slaughter."
Stand Against the Wind
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 97,560. Language: English. Published: November 30, 2014 by Running Quail Press, Inc.. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography, Nonfiction » History » Modern / 20th Century
Lourana Crawford Finney, a humble woman from the hills of Kentucky narrates this tale of her life. She recounts atrocities of the Civil War, slavery, Indian raids and the hardships and joys of her life. Lou stood strong and faced her challenges head on.
Remembering Volhynia
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 56,140. Language: English. Published: November 30, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography
A compelling story of tragedy and triumph, a passionate true account of two families' struggles to survive the conflagration that was WWII.
Remember Your Name
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.
The People Under the House
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 107,040. Language: English. Published: September 10, 2014 by Second Wind. 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
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
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
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
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?
Eashwaramma The Chosen Mother
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.