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Legends, Labors & Loves: William Jackson Palmer, 1836—1909
By Tim Blevins
Series: Regional History Series. Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 126,290. Language: English. Published: November 4, 2013 by Pikes Peak Library District. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Biographical anthologies
Legends, Labors & Loves reveals a remarkable and modest man and opens every reader’s eyes to a new view of Colorado Springs’ founder William Jackson Palmer. There is no scandal, nor is there deception. Not only will you find integrity, leadership and compassion in this book, but you will witness Palmer’s tenacious conviction, strength, and shrewdness—just how one imagines a true “founding father.”
БП. Между Прошлым и будущим. Книга вторая
By Александр Половец
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 183,040. Language: Russian. Published: January 30, 2013 by T/O "Neformat". Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Biographical anthologies
Я листаю эту книгу не первый вечер под часами, идущими вспять. Я и сама – на мосту, взгорбленном над Настоящим. Вздыбленном поверх него. Но опоры- то моста – именно здесь, рядом со мной, с нами, в нашем сегодняшнем дне.
A World Torn Asunder: The Life and Triumph of Constantin C. Giurescu
By Marina Giurescu
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 143,560. Language: English. Published: November 25, 2012 by Bettie Youngs Book Publishers. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Biographical anthologies
A biography of Constantin Giurescu, Romania’s leading historian who in a war-torn Romania is confined to the notorious Sighet penitentiary. His diary was put in a glass jar, buried, then smuggled out by Dr. Paul E. Michelson—who does the FOREWORD for this book). An account from the turn of the century to the fall of Communism, the sellout of Eastern Europe and finally, the rise of modern Romania.
Exodus
By Igor Shenfeld
Price: $1.29 USD. Words: 228,590. Language: Russian. Published: May 20, 2012 by T/O "Neformat". Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Biographical anthologies
No, three years old Jakob Shrottke from the german village Gussaren on Volga, did not open the gates of Moscow for Hitler in June 1941, and it was unfair to punish the entire population of Volga republic of the Russian Germans for this terrible NKVD slander, along with August Bauer, who was evicted from his home and deported to Kazakhstan prairies, in September 1941 to dig a hole next to the fami
Mama and Me
By Bette Nunn
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 300,220. Language: English. Published: April 11, 2012 by Fideli Publishing. Category: Nonfiction » Entertainment » History & Criticism
Includes many of the “Mama and Me” and “Bette’s Barbs” columns written for The Martinsville Reporter and The Reporter-Times in Martinsville, IN, for the last half century. The columns talk about things that happened—births, deaths, schools, store openings, fires, crimes, store closings, historical events, tragedies, wars, events in Martinsville and Morgan County, and stories about local people.
Eccentric Explorers
By Michael Buckley
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 132,990. Language: English. Published: November 2, 2010. Category: Nonfiction » History » Asian
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Eccentric Explorers was Winner of the Biography category at the 2009 Indie Excellence Book Awards, California, USA. In this extensively researched book, the rich culture and history of Tibet are viewed through a rather special lens--through the eyes of ten wild and wacky adventurers, each bent on unlocking the strange riddles and secrets of Tibet.
Victorian Drug Fiends - Classic Tales of Opium and Hashish!
By Abe Aaronson
Price: $5.95 USD. Words: 106,910. Language: English. Published: December 30, 2009 by FishesEye Publishing. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Biographical anthologies
A collection of infamous classics of drug literature: short stories, hours of giddy entertainment: journalism, medical reports, poetry, visions, capturing the heady essence of Victorian drug culture. From the Romantic opium-eaters, to the Bohemian hashish fanatics. Narcotics, opium dens, dreamy afternoons and hedonistic nights of absinthe, reefer cigarettes and wild hallucinations!