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Ivica: A True Story of an Immigrant
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 102,390. Language: English. Published: September 2, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Cultural heritage, Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography
The second son of a widow who works diligently just to keep herself and her young sons alive, John Ljuba dreams of seeing the world and having a life somewhere beyond the tiny coastal island he calls home.
Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 17,220. Language: English. Published: September 1, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography, Nonfiction » History » Biography
Mozart’s music has enthralled listeners for centuries. This book charts Mozart’s life from age three through to his later years. Along the way, the book challenges some of the popular myths that cloud Mozart’s image: his allegedly tempestuous personal relationships and supposedly bitter rivalry with Salieri, as well as the notion that he was desperately impoverished when he died.
The Vixen Who Shot A Nazi: The story of Franceska Mann, who shot SS Guard Josef Schillinger, in Auschwitz-Birkenau.
Price: $1.49 USD. Words: 2,570. Language: English. Published: September 1, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography, Nonfiction » History » Holocaust
The story of Franceska Mann, who shot SS Guard Josef Schillinger, in Auschwitz-Birkenau.
The Truth about Napoleon Bonaparte
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 5,110. Language: English. Published: August 30, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography, Nonfiction » History » Biography
Some interesting things you may not know about, Napoleon Bonaparte, he wasn’t short, he was a sore loser, he was a scaredy cat, an insecure lover, liked his grub, and was a military genius. Discover the real Napoleon Bonaparte and how this corsican poor man with humble beginnings became the first emperor of France, influencing the world we live today and reshaping Europes history forever.
Myslim Peza: deshmitar dhe protagonist ne historine e shqiptareve (1912-1939)
Price: Free! Words: 170,620. Language: Albanian. Published: July 13, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » European, Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography
Ne kete liber pershkruhen ngjarje te historise se Shqiperise (1912-1939), nepermjet studimit te gazetarit dhe historianit Hazis Gjergji, te gershetuara me kujtimet e regjistruara direkt nga goja e Heroit te Popullit, Myslim Peza, luftetar i shquar demokrat dhe antifashist shqiptar.
Entering the Race to the Moon - Autobiography of an Apollo Rocket Scientist
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 84,830. Language: English. Published: July 3, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Aeronautics & Astronautics, Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography
This is the autobiography of a rocket scientist during the early years of NASA’s Apollo Mission to the moon. This writing describes four chapters of his life. Three were significant in U.S. history; early school integration in the deep south, a period of brutality in the Marine Corps, and the race to land a man on the moon. A fourth chapter includes short stories of his Sea Scout adventures.
Giant of the Lord (Life of a Pioneer)
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 163,920. Language: English. Published: June 22, 2015 by D.A. Thompson. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Adventurers & explorers, Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography
James S. Brown is an important figure in the westward expansion of the United States. As a member of the Mormon Battalion, he discovered new lands and tamed wild country. He was present at the discovery of gold in California and helped establish new frontiers. As a missionary for the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints, he helped bring the gospel to foreign lands.
El paciente de El Pardo
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 68,520. Language: Spanish. Published: June 15, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography
The long agony and death of the Spanish dictator General Francisco Franco
Andrew Ellicott: The Stargazer Who Defined America
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 115,390. Language: English. Published: May 29, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography
This true never-before-told story is about the four year expedition to survey the southern boundary separating the young U.S. from Spain after the end of the Revolutionary War. Andrew Ellicott, the brilliant astronomer-surveyor had to deal with the duplicitous Spanish, hostile Indians, counter-spies and living in swamps and dense forests.
The True Tale of Castaway Ann Saunders: A Short Story
Price: Free! Words: 4,190. Language: English. Published: May 21, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography, Fiction » Adventure » Sea adventures
This short story is based on the true story of a young woman named Ann Saunders who boarded a ship in the 1800’s with her fiance. She was headed to the New World and a new life until her ship foundered in stormy seas. What happens next dramatically changes her destiny... "This is a good way to spend an afternoon, it was sad, and although the ending was bittersweet it ended well."
The Elvaston Love Story
Series: Historical Love Stories. You set the price! Words: 4,260. Language: English. Published: May 15, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography, Nonfiction » History » Modern / 19th Century
He was an aristocrat and a confirmed bachelor She was a successful London actress their affair was the talk of the town but their marriage outraged society, so he took her to his castle in derbyshire here he created a fantasy world, a tribute to their love.
America The Black Point of View - An Investigation and Study of the White People of America and Western Europe and The Autobiography of an American Ghetto Boy, The 1950s and 1960s
Price: $7.00 USD. Words: 191,390. Language: English. Published: May 7, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography, Nonfiction » History » Social history
AN AMERICAN MASTERPIECE....savagely written and beautifully told. An autobiographical history book. The book, America The Black Point of View: An Investigation and Study of The White People of America and Western Europe & The Autobiography of an American Ghetto Boy The 1950's and 1960's - From the Projects to NAACP Image Award Winner, Volume One.
War, Prison and Liberation
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 7,110. Language: English. Published: April 22, 2015 by Enrico Massetti. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography, Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
During WWII Gino was active with the Italian resistance movement building radios for the partisans. He was arrested, imprisoned and ended up in the concentration camo in Bolzano, on his way to Dachau. This is the story of how his technical knowledge avoided him the otherwise fatal leg of the trip, how the German commander of the camp wanted him to build a radio to illegaly receive Radio London.
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.
Illustrated Biography of William Shakespeare
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 29,360. Language: English. Published: April 14, 2015 by General Press. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Biographical anthologies, Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography
Hundreds of years have passed since William Shakespeare's time. He has left behind nearly a million words of text, but his life is still a mystery. This book is an engaging introduction to a subject that students will certainly encounter many times throughout their education—and their lives.
The Burton Agnes Disaster
Price: $5.50 USD. Words: 10,430. Language: English. Published: April 14, 2015 by Memoirs Publishing. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography
On an autumn day in 1947, a truck laden with German prisoners-of-war and their English guards approached a level crossing in a sleepy Yorkshire village. At the same moment, an express train was thundering towards the crossing. For some reason the soldier behind the wheel of the truck did not stop. The scene was set for a terrible tragedy.
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
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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.