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Honourable King
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Price: Free! Words: 5,670. Language: English. Published: July 11, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography
Caught up the Pacific slave trading in 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.
A Painful Journey
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Price: Free! Words: 5,560. Language: English. Published: July 2, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography
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
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 16,510. Language: English. Published: June 24, 2014 by BookCaps. Category: 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
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 90. Language: English. Published: June 19, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography
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
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 15,620. Language: English. Published: June 17, 2014 by BookCaps. Category: 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
Manage Like Abraham Lincoln
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 9,000. Language: English. Published: June 11, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Management science
Abraham Lincoln is known for his story telling. According to his friends, Lincoln usually began all of his stories by saying, “That reminds me of a story…” And, once he started talking everyone would move in real close, so they could hear what “Old Abe” had to say. While Lincoln’s stories, more often than not, made people laugh, they almost always had a point to them.
History's Most Insane Rulers: Lunatics, Eccentrics, and Megalomaniacs From Emperor Caligula to Kim Jong Il
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 14,970. Language: English. Published: May 27, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » History » Medieval
This book explores the lives of history's most insane rulers: Emperor Caligula, Charles VI of France, Sultan Ibrahim I, King George III, Maria I of Portugal, Mao Zedong, Enver Hoxha, Ne Win, Turkmenbashi, and Kim Jong Il
The True Story of the Jersey Boys: The Story Behind Frankie Valli and The Four Seasons
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 15,790. Language: English. Published: May 14, 2014 by BookCaps. Category: 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
Kartini Kaleidoscope
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Price: $1.90 USD. Words: 11,870. Language: English. Published: March 26, 2014 by Tempo Publishing. Category: 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.
St Patrick to Grattan - Selected Irish Lives
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 13,100. Language: Commonwealth English. Published: March 12, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography
A short glimpse into some selected Irish Lives, from St Patrick to Grattan, to celebrate St Patrick's Day.
Wisdoms of Legendary Figures
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Price: Free! Words: 9,250. Language: English. Published: February 25, 2014. Category: 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.
Cüneyt'in Öyküsü
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,790. Language: Turkish. Published: December 29, 2013. Category: 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
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Price: $5.98 USD. Words: 14,210. Language: English. Published: December 24, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography
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.
Joseph Carl Spratt and the Great White Fleet
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Price: Free! Words: 12,410. Language: English. Published: December 11, 2013 by 52 Novels LLC. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography
Apprentice Seaman Joseph Carl Spratt had sent his family extensive correspondence during his years in the navy 1908-1911. Part of Joe’s enlistment included sailing from San Francisco, California, where the U.S.N. Great White Fleet realigned before continuing on Teddy Roosevelt’s vision of political “goodwill” visits to major ports worldwide.
Margaret Of Cork
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 10,120. Language: English. Published: December 3, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography
In the early years of the seventeenth century, Margaret Casey, widow of an Irish gentleman farmer, is evicted from her manor home by the English . Driven west to Munster with her children and retainers, she finds love, honor, and happiness among the grey Kerry stones. But war is forever on the horizon in Ireland, will Cromwell's army ruin everything?
Einstein: Top Truths and Lies
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 14,130. Language: American English. Published: November 19, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Scientists, Inventors
Was Einstein a great genius or plagiarized his discoveries? (all of the polemics involving physicists who accused Einstein of plagiarizing Poincaré. Is it true?) Was Einstein religious or atheist? Did Einstein helped build the atomic bomb? (this book the backstage from arms race between the United States, Britain and the Nazis for obtaining the atomic bomb).
Benjamin Lundy's Last Walk
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 10,710. Language: English. Published: November 16, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography
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One man’s story of the struggle to help end slavery. His life was an example to other abolitionists. Slaves came to him in the dark of the night to plead for help. Every waking moment his goal was before him. Anti-slavery societies used his ideas before the Civil War. Lundy was a mentor to many abolitionists.
Alfred John North: In Justice and Fairness to Myself
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 12,810. Language: English. Published: October 31, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography
Alfred John North was one of Australia's pioneer ornithologists. He was the author of Nests and Eggs of Birds Found Breeding in Australia and Tasmania (1901-1914), which remains a standard reference work today. While often maligned by his critics, the discovery of North's diary and private papers show him to have been a scientist of the highest calibre.
Weezer: The Unofficial Band Biography
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 17,400. Language: English. Published: October 29, 2013 by BookCaps. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography
From "Buddy Holly" and "Say It Ain't So" to "Island In the Sun" and "Pork and Bean's," their music has always been groundbreaking. This unofficial band biography takes the covers off the band, the sound, and the records—looking at what inspired the songs and albums. From their formation and first album to their latest release (Death to False Metal), this unofficial band biography will give you i
The Interesting Tales of the Jose Rizal Family
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 16,040. Language: English. Published: October 16, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » History » Biography
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This book enchantingly features the respective lives of Jose Rizal’s (the Philippine national hero) parents and siblings. Identifying Jose’s relations to them, this work also tackles the ‘secrets’ of the Rizal family as it clarifies historical controversies and discrepancies about them. In light of new researches, this book also discusses what happened to them after Jose’s martyrdom.