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Odyssey Uncharted – a World War II Childhood Adventure and Education Wrapped in mid-20th Century History
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 107,820. Language: English. Published: June 16, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography
Japanese invasion forces Flemming's evacuation from Malaya to Australia and eventually a perilous voyage home to Denmark. At school in England he leads a mutiny. Vacations surviving terrorist attacks in Malaya, meeting King Sobhuza of Swaziland, confronting apartheid. Cambridge years trigger rejection of religion, popular preconceptions and dogma before tackling the world of reality and risk.
Summary of The Nazi Officer’s Wife
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 5,890. Language: English. Published: June 16, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » History » European, Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography
Summary of The Nazi Officer’s Wife From Edith Hahn Beer Summary Station This book begins with a preface that explains that the story is a true one. Edith Hahn Beer fled from the Gestapo by living under a false identity in Nazi Germany. In 1997, she sold her archive of wartime documents, including letters and pictures, which eventually made their way to the United States Holocaust Memorial...
Summary of The Innovators
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 10,820. Language: English. Published: June 16, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Business biography, Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Business administration
Summary of The Innovators From Walter Isaacson Summary Station Ada Lovelace, and many like her, believed humans and machines work best together. Considering Deep Blue and Watson, both machines were more efficient when partnered with humans. If this continues to be true, Licklider's concept remains unchanged. Overall, this book emphasizes the importance of collaboration during the creative...
The Press Pansy: Profiles of Intelligence: The Guardian's Ben Jacobs A Biographical Look into the Mind of a Fake Media Punk
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 5,280. Language: English. Published: June 16, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Editors, journalists, & publishers
Ben Jacobs is a political reporter for Guardian US based in Washington DC. He was previously a reporter for the Daily Beast. Republican candidate Greg Gianforte Gianforte defeated Democratic candidate Rob Quist in Montana's at-large special election for Congress, with Gianforte's 50 percent of the vote beating Quist's 43 percent.
In No Particular Order: A Memoir
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 41,520. Language: English. Published: June 14, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Self-improvement » Creativity
A memoir-in-vignettes by novelist Kevin Brennan (Parts Unknown, Yesterday Road), demonstrating that life is a kaleidoscope of individual moments.
Double Cross | Summary
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 5,690. Language: English. Published: June 14, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » History » North America
Double Cross The Story of the Mobster Who Controlled America Summary and Analysis From Chuck Giancana & Sam Giancana by Summary Station This beautifully written book isn’t merely a tale of a mobster’s life; it reveals the pain of a notorious person’s family. Also, Double Cross is a tale of the love and compassion a younger brother has for his older, successful, but ruthless sibling.
Onde Termina A Dor
Price: $8.90 USD. Words: 13,000. Language: Portuguese. Published: June 14, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Woman biographies, Nonfiction » Inspiration » Spiritual inspiration
Elsa Oliveira após 4 anos à procura de emprego, finalmente consegue trabalho na área profissional que ela tinha estudado e tanto queria, parecia então que a vida de Elsa estava finalmente a estabilizar, mas mal sabia Elsa o que estaria por vir...
Blind Courage
Price: $4.00 USD. Words: 23,990. Language: English. Published: June 14, 2017 by Mereo Books. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Business biography, Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Non-profit business
As a small boy in the 1920s, David Ronald Johnston was blinded when a dental procedure went horribly wrong. That did not stop him living a remarkably full life, he took on senior positions within Oxfam, beating 500 other candidates to win the post of Regional Organiser. His daughter Linda has written this book as a tribute to her father.
Slaughterhouse Rules
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 67,880. Language: English. Published: June 13, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Inspiration » Personal inspiration, Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
From a poverty-level mindset and with limited personal expectations, to a life filled with joy and abundance, this is one man’s inspiring story of grit and self-actualization. James Myers takes you on a journey that touches your heart, invigorates your inner passions, and enlightens your spirit. An inspirational book for all ages.
The Mafia, the NYPD and the Murder of Gambler Herman Rosenthal
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 3,010. Language: English. Published: June 13, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Criminals & outlaws, Nonfiction » True Crime » Organized crime
Herbert Bayard Swope was a Pulitzer Prize winning reporter for a New York newspaper. He was the only journalist to write damaging stories alleging strong ties between the NYPD and the New York City underworld. The principal operative of a gambling racket, NYPD Lt. Charles Becker died in the electric chair at Sing Sing in 1915. A year earlier his Mafia accomplices were executed in the same chair.
Simulizi Ya Dunia Kwa Kugeza Tanzania
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 9,830. Language: Swahili. Published: June 13, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Business biography
Omari Rashid Nundu, alizaliwa Tanga, Tanzania mwaka 1948 na huko ndiko alikopata elimu yake ya shule kabla ya kujiunga na Chuo Kikuu cha Glasgow, Scotland mwaka 1971 kusomea uhandisi na sayansi ya vyombo vya anga (Aeronautical Engineering); na baadaye kuendelea na shahada za juu na utafiti vyuo vikuu vya Cranfield, England na Concordia, Canada.
The Addicted Lawyer: Tales of the Bar, Booze, Blow, and Redemption
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 87,910. Language: English. Published: June 13, 2017 by Post Hill Press. Categories: Nonfiction » Law » Legal Profession, Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
With a famous name and a successful law career, Brian Cuban hid his clinical depression and alcohol and cocaine addictions—for a while.
Circus Dreams Fulfilled
Price: Free! Words: 28,400. Language: English. Published: June 12, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
This story about a boy's dream to become a circus star is timely. A boy can't even be a circus star anymore. The Ringling Brothers Circus has folded its tents, but the lure of the circus endures. Only the circus blends stage paint and talking giraffes, blood-sweating hippos and athleticism, grifters and artists.
A lucidez é dura minha filha
Price: $8.00 USD. Words: 32,590. Language: Portuguese. Published: June 12, 2017 by Viseu. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Um diário de seus dias mais conflitantes de suas lembranças e seu cotidiano
A Dangerously Unconventional View of Canada
Price: Free! Words: 5,320. Language: English. Published: June 12, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Adventurers & explorers, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Biography
A Canadian who is skeptical of modern day Canada? It can't be; everybody loves Canada. If you are interested in an opinion that differs from what you see on TV, and hear on the radio or in trendy chat, join me for this interview where I ask Meg, a real-life heroine, adventurer and misfit, questions about life in Canada.
I Swear By Almighty G-G-G-God
Price: $4.00 USD. Words: 81,800. Language: English. Published: June 12, 2017 by Mereo Books. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
Nick Clements became his criminal father's worst nightmare by becoming a mould-breaking young copper. This is the story of how it happened, rich with humour and horror, danger and excitement. Above all, the memoir tells of a young man's determination to escape his past and prove himself as a fearless representative of the law.
Putin - The Reign of Vladimir Putin: An Unauthorized Biography
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 8,140. Language: English. Published: June 11, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Presidents & heads of state, Nonfiction » Biography » Political biography
In the West, politicians and journalists of all stripes have referred to Russian President Vladimir Putin as a "thug", a "tyrant", a "murderer", a "Communist", a "Nazi", the next "Hitler" and more. This is the book to read if you want to understand how Vladimir Putin sees the world and why he has become one of the gravest threats to American security.
Louis Pioggi New York City Gang Leader
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 3,080. Language: English. Published: June 10, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Criminals & outlaws, Nonfiction » True Crime » Organized crime
The assassinations of Max Zweifach aka Kid Twist and Sam Tietch aka "Cyclone Louis" prompted a manhunt for Louis Pioggi aka Louis the Lump. A short man with dark brown hair and eyes, Pioggi was a young thug. He rose to the top of Paul Kelly's infamous Five Points band. In an era of dives haunted by gangsters in Chinatown, Coney Island, Brooklyn and Manhattan, police pursued Pioggi to Connecticut.
Сюжет в центре. Станислав Хабаров.
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 42,130. Language: Russian. Published: June 9, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
Это рассказ о космической отрасли, о начале эры космонавтики. До запуска первого спутника в Лихоборах молодые инженеры разрабатывают первые космические системы. Без опыта, которого тогда ещё ни у кого не было, на голом энтузиазме они по своей сути сотворили исторический прецедент.
Unexpected America
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 51,550. Language: English. Published: June 8, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Woman biographies
Unexpected America is a mainstream memoir which reads like a thriller. Wanjiru Warama leaves Kenya in a huff and heads to the United States for a year’s sabbatical. From the first day, she realizes she has to learn to live all over again in a new culture she knows nothing about.