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La historia de Mencio
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 56,170. Language: Spanish. Published: January 10, 2014 by LD Books - Lectorum. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Philosopher biography, Nonfiction » Philosophy » Ancient philosophy
Mencio fue un gran pensador, estadista, pedagogo e intérprete más importante de las doctrinas de Confucio. Este libro ofrece una descripción real de su vida y expone su teoría acerca de que "los hombres nacen buenos", su defendida afirmación de que todos los gobernantes deben practicar una política de "benevolencia" y su tendencia a respetar, valorar y amar a las personas.
Al filo de la patria. Los heroes masacrados
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 68,420. Language: Spanish. Published: January 10, 2014 by LD Books - Lectorum. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Latin America / Mexico, Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography
Este es un acercamiento desgarrador y desafiante al forjamiento de la identidad nacional mexicana, que no escatima en dirigirle un gesto profundamente cuestionador a la historia oficial, a través de una prosa sin tapujos, que evade la negación y presenta a los héroes y antihéroes sin caretas ni tintes ni artificios.
Most Treasured Thankful Quotes
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 5,990. Language: English. Published: January 8, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Reference, Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » Philosophy & social aspects
A beautifully illustrated book, with 78 hand picked pictures and 123 famous quotes on Gratitude. Kindness, Marriage and many other subjects which you can use in a card to show your appreciation, toast a special occasion or just to read and reflect on feelings of gratitude and joy. The careful combination of pictures and quotes makes this book very unique and one of a kind! Uplifting & Inspiring.
The Ongoing Relevance of the Sixties and Seventies and Other Essays and Memoirs
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 8,930. Language: English. Published: January 8, 2014. Categories: Essay » Literature, Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Essays and memoirs on the sixties and seventies, rock music, writing, travel, science fiction, and other topics. Includes: "The Ongoing Relevance of the Sixties and Seventies", "A Tales of Two Jackets", "Reflections on The Who's Performance of Quadrophenia in San Diego, February 5th 2013", "Loneliness Versus Solitude", "Standing Up to Intimidation", "On Attending ConDor 2013, San Diego
On the Edge of Nowhere
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 57,320. Language: English. Published: January 7, 2014 by Epicenter Press. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Native Americans, Nonfiction » History » Native American
His father is a white trapper, his mother an Athabascan Indian who walks a thousand miles in winter to reunite with her family. Jimmy Huntington learns early how to survive on the land. He is only seven when his mother dies, and must care for his younger siblings. A courageous and inspiring man, Huntington hunts, fights bears, survives close calls and he becomes a championship sled-dog racer.
The Good Vibrations of Brian Wilson: The Unofficial Biography of Brian Wilson
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 12,190. Language: English. Published: January 7, 2014 by BookCaps. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Reference
Brian Wilson is one of the original Beach Boys members and is most well known for his genius in song writing. Brian, along with his two brothers Dennis and Carl, were teenagers in the late 1950’s and early 1960’s. They formed a band with their cousin Mike Love and high school friend Al Jardine, a band which would later take the nation by storm with their passionate surf songs and California dream
In Which Milne's Life Is Told: A Biography of Winnie the Pooh Author A.A. Milne
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 15,250. Language: English. Published: January 6, 2014 by BookCaps. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Literary biography
Few authors achieve fame in their lifetime and then have that fame compound and grow long after their death. Fewer still spend much of their lives harboring resentment for the work that made them famous. Such was the case for Alan Alexander Milne. Long before he wrote Winnie-the-Pooh, Milne had established a career as a humorist and playwright. When his son, Christopher Robin, was born, it led
Out of Whole Cloth: The Life of Bettye Kimbrell
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 70,790. Language: American English. Published: January 6, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Relationships and Family » Motherhood
Abandoned by her mother when 8 years old, married at 13, a mother at 14, Bettye Kimbrell’s steadfast goal was to create good lives for the five children she had with her charming but unfaithful husband. A natural storyteller, Kimbrell vividly relates how she overcame one obstacle after another to raise her family and to achieve unforeseen recognition as a quilter of the highest order.
Empower!
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 57,330. Language: English. Published: January 6, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir, Nonfiction » Inspiration » Personal inspiration
Inspiring stories of Breakthrough, Triumph and Discovery Empower is a unique, collaborative book project that features the individual stories of more than twenty dynamic women who stepped out of their comfort zones and moved toward their own divine purpose. If you have a dream in your heart but keep holding yourself back, this book will inspire you toward instant action.
Sirocco: A French Girl Comes of Age in War-Torn Algeria
Price: $4.95 USD. Words: 87,770. Language: English. Published: January 6, 2014 by Coffeetown Press. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » History » Africa
The Algerian War of Independence begins in 1954, forever changing the lives of the French colonials, including 10-year-old Nanna and her family. The conflict lasts for 8 years, but despite the constant threat of terrorist attacks, Nanna confronts the usual challenges of growing up--helping to raise her spirited siblings, struggling with math, and defying her harsh father by falling in love.
La historia de Sun Tzu
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 79,710. Language: Spanish. Published: January 5, 2014 by LD Books - Lectorum. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography, Nonfiction » History » Asian
La historia de Sun Tzu es su biografia, pero ademas incorpora el espiritu y contenido de El Arte de la Guerra, primer clasico de la ciencia militar del mundo y al mismo tiempo un gran tratado para fomentar la paz. Es una lectura imprescindible para quienes buscan profundizar en el conocimiento de la ciencia militar en el mundo y en la filosofia de Sun Tzu.
Echoes From An Unexamined Life
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 51,760. Language: American English. Published: January 5, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir, Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Inspirational
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Friendship, love, regret, history, reflection...how many lives does it take to save just one? This is the question underlying Echoes From An Unexamined Life, a journey of spiritual humanism concentrated on the existent presence of our mortal lives and the connections we make over a lifetime.
Isabel la Catolica. La mitica reina que forjo una Espana grande y poderosa
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 34,580. Language: Spanish. Published: January 5, 2014 by LD Books - Lectorum. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Royalty biography, Nonfiction » History » European
Isabel I de Castilla fue sin duda la reina más importante de España. Terminó con la inestabilidad política de Castilla, recuperó las tierras ocupadas por los musulmanes y tuvo la intuición de apoyar el arriesgado proyecto de un marino genovés. Este libro es un retrato de su vida.
Diary of a Cornish Fisherman: Newquay, 1962–1967
Price: $3.49 USD. Words: 95,480. Language: British English. Published: January 5, 2014 by The Manuscript Publisher. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Biography » Adventurers & explorers
Life in a Cornish fishing community in 1960s is the subject of this absorbing memoir, told in a style that is warm, engaging, humorous and packed full of incident. A book that will appeal to anyone who has gone to sea or wishes that they had. Generously illustrated, complete with a glossary of nautical and fishing terms, it doesn’t just introduce us to the life of the seafarer; it invites us in.
1913-1916. Служба в банках. Санкт-Петербург. Часть I. Адриан Тимофеев.
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,020. Language: Russian. Published: January 5, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
На Невском проспекте в Санкт-Петербурге в начале XX века были сосредоточены основные банковских и финансовых учреждений Российской Империи. Невский проспект практически представлял собой российский вариант WALL STREET. Я жил, учился и работал на Невском проспекте в течение 15 лет с 1902 по 1916 год. Мне посчастливилось начинать свою банковскую карьеру в крупнейших российских банках на Невском.
A Green Hill Far Away
Price: $5.30 USD. Words: 109,850. Language: British English. Published: January 5, 2014 by Gingernut Books Ltd. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
A Green Hill Far Away is a collection of Joan's earlier memoirs, a delightful and poignant mix harking back to the latter days of the war years. Never self-pitying, the stories have elements that will draw a smile or a tear and sometimes a full belly-laugh.
Un viitor luminos
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 111,170. Language: Romanian. Published: January 5, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » European, Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
Cel de-al Doilea Război Mondial s-a sfârşit dar vieţile ţăranilor din Lupoaia, un sătuc din Transilvania, sunt răvăşite de impunerea unor schimbări draconice şi fără sens de către un nou regim care doreşte să creeze un om nou, pentru o societate nouă. Guvernul totalitar recent instalat ameninţă să elimine familia Flonta, declarându-l pe Pavel, tatăl lui Teodor, chiabur – “duşman al poporului”.
Ernest Miller Hemingway: A Workbook
Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 27,720. Language: English. Published: January 4, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Literary biography, Essay » Author profile
Hemingway’s life, from birth to death and beyond is covered in a unique and divisive format that all who study the book will come away with much knowledge about the man, his life, and his work.
Van Goghs Vrouwen: Tragische Liefdes door Nienke Bos en Liesbeth Heenk
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 11,860. Language: Dutch. Published: January 4, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Artists, Nonfiction » Biography » Artists, architects, & photographers
Van Gogh koesterde altijd het verlangen naar een vrouw bij wie hij liefde en aandacht kon vinden en die hem de geborgenheid van een gezin zou geven. Zij zou ook een belangrijke rol bij zijn kunstenaarschap vervullen. Verschillende vrouwen passeren de revue: een rouwende weduwe, een zwangere prostituee, een labiele buurvrouw en een café eigenaresse. Alle relaties waren tot mislukken gedoemd.
After a Bleeding Brain “Life Goes On”
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 31,560. Language: American English. Published: January 4, 2014 by Brighton Publishing LLC. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir, Nonfiction » Inspiration » Personal inspiration
Andrew Bloom has overcome more obstacles in a few years than most face in a lifetime. As told in his first book, A Bleeding Brain, he suffered three brain aneurisms and risky surgery, leaving him with nerve damage, paralysis, and weakness on his right side. After a Bleeding Brain continues his story, efforts to recover, and insights into how to successfully deal with life-changing disabilities.