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Black Sheep and Gold Diggers by Barry Allan
Price: Free! Words: 58,110. Language: English. Published: March 16, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography, Nonfiction » Biography » Criminals & outlaws
The personal stories of two men, Richard Venvill and Joseph Allen who were transported to Australia as convicts. Both were pardoned for very different reasons. The book spans the years from 1830 to 1902 and follows them through their convict years, the settlement of Port Philip, the beginnings of Melbourne,the gold rush,and other events that affected their lives.
Back Home Again in Indiana by J. Conrad Guest
Price: Free! Words: 3,080. Language: English. Published: January 29, 2012 by Second Wind Publishing, LLC. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography
Four men of a certain age make an all-night drive to attend the 2011 Indianapolis 500. This short story provided for your quick reading entertainment by J. Conrad Guest, author of the detective novel series, "One Hot January" and "January's Thaw", and the romantic baseball novel "Backstop, A Baseball Love Story in Nine Innings".
John Pio Came to Maine by Al Newman
Price: Free! Words: 74,080. Language: English. Published: September 28, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Biography, Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography
This is a biography of Madeiran immigrant John Pio and his wife, Margaret Ordway, and of most of their descendants. It cites a website where you can find family-related photos and documents, and provides instructions for finding the items you want to access. This book provides a glimpse of Maine, New Hampshire and Massachusetts history as it relates to the Pio line.
The Kindest People Who Do Good Deeds, Volume 7: 250 Anecdotes by David Bruce
Series: The Kindest People Who Do Good Deeds, Book 7. Price: Free! Words: 65,220. Language: English. Published: July 12, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Inspiration » Personal inspiration, Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography
Don Rickles’ father taught him everything he ever needed to know about making car repairs: Pay someone else to make them. His father was a very kind man. He sold life insurance, and when his customers could not afford to pay the premiums, often he would pay the premiums for them. When his father died, his customers showed their respect for him by paying back what they owed him.
Control Switch On - A True Story of the World's Most Powerful Man by Ira Teller Esq., Pharm.D.
Price: Free! Words: 64,880. Language: English. Published: May 25, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Inspiration » Personal inspiration, Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography
Hitch the ride of your life with Ira Teller as he journeys into the mysterious realms of science, invents—the most advanced technology in existence and teams up with Ryan Moran—the singularly most powerful man in the world. Witness the rise of Ryan Moran’s global control over existing nations. Experience his might and power to achieve lasting world peace in this free and true online book!
Alexander the Great: Tactician or Eagle? by John J. Donnangelo
Price: Free! Words: 10,370. Language: English. Published: April 25, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography
Was Alexander the Great a Tactician or an Eagle? In addition to being skilled in the tactics of planning and coordinating military forces in battle, he also possessed the keen vision of an eagle by “seeing” what his adversaries might be planning and then to counterattack. Was he a military genius or a lucky adolescent? Let us delve deeper into his life and examine the factors.
The Bloody Countess by Amber Holbrook
Price: Free! Words: 1,080. Language: English. Published: February 27, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography(1.00 from 1 review)
Elizabeth Bathory was a sadistic, blood driven, noble woman in the 1600's. She tortured young woman for years until their death. This true-story would shock Hungary forever.
From Kansas Farm Boy to Moderator A Short History of the Life of Rev. William Francis Keesecker by Mary Jane Baird
Price: Free! Words: 2,310. Language: English. Published: August 18, 2010 by Murder Creek Publishing. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography(4.00 from 1 review)
A grandmother records some details of her late husband's life for the benefit of his grandchildren and great grandchildren.
Peirce, memorie storiche, araldiche e genealogiche di un cognome. by Guglielmo Peirce
Price: Free! Words: 40,130. Language: Italian. Published: August 12, 2010. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography, Essay » Sociology
Il risultato di alcuni mesi di navigazione in Internet alla ricerca delle più antiche memorie delle principali famiglie inglesi dal cognome Peirce. Libro del tipo 'work in progress', ma con 'editing' non frequente; si consiglia nondimeno di ripeterne ogni tanto il gratuito 'download'.
There Really Was a Johnny Appleseed by ted clarke
You set the price! Words: 45,380. Language: English. Published: July 12, 2010. Categories: Nonfiction » History » American, Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography
Folk legend Johnny Appleseed was a real person, John Chapman, born in Leominster, MA and brought up in Longmeadow, MA. His bursiness plan took him to Pennsylvania, Ohio, and Indiana where he set up apple orchards for settlers who were coming, and served as a missionary too. Ted Clarke separates fact from legend in bringing you the true story of this great but mysterious figure.
The Significance of Being Frank: The Life and Times of Franklin Benjamin Sanborn by Tom Foran Clark
Price: Free! Words: 96,270. Language: English. Published: October 5, 2009. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography
"The intimate details of Clark's narrative brings Sanborn's Transcendentalist world to life. This remarkable biography produces for the reader a direct sense of the social nerve and intellectual daring of 19th Century New England. Clark has done an outstanding job in the art of biography." -- Danne Polk, The Philosophy Research Base.