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His Red Eminence, Armand-Jean du Plessis de Richelieu
Price: $2.99 $0.99 USD. (67% off until April 30, 2020!) Words: 86,140. Language: English. Published: March 7, 2019. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Political biography, Nonfiction » History » European
Priest. Lover. Statesman. Cardinal Armand-Jean du Plessis, duc de Richelieu is one of the most famous -- or infamous politicians of all time. Made a villain in the popular Dumas novel, "The Three Musketeers," the real man was a dedicated public servant loyal to king and country. A man of logic and reason, he transformed how we think about nations and nationality.
Dispossessed: The Burning of Murder City USA. 'A True Story!'
Price: $4.99 USD. (Free until May 28!) Words: 66,400. Language: American English. Published: April 14, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Biography, Nonfiction » History » North America
Detroit in 1950 was a bustling metropolis, the most advanced and fastest growing city on the planet at the time... "Motor City USA": a place with the brightest of futures. But by 1967 it was being called "Murder City USA" and, in July of that year, tensions that had been simmering for too many years finally blew. In four days of rioting Blackbottom, the heart and soul of old black Detroit, burned.
The Pencil Case
Price: $2.99 USD. (Free until May 31!) Words: 123,950. Language: English. Published: March 28, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir, Nonfiction » History » Australia & New Zealand
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A hit on the head with a pencil case began Paul Wilson's lifelong battle against the system and the pencil-pushers who tormented him. Neither wrongful incarceration nor childhood abuse and deprivation could break Paul Wilson’s indomitable spirit, but survival meant an endless battle against the system that stole him from his family and denied him his freedom and his identity.