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Through My Grandmother's Eyes
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 47,650. Language: English. Published: June 18, 2014 by The Educational Publisher/Biblio Publishing. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Woman biographies
Mary and William were German Catholics who were married at the end of the 19th century. In their 47 years together, they witnessed incredible changes in an ever expanding America, including two wars, prohibition and the Great Depression. They were the parents of five children who they raised on a family farm in a small community in northwest Ohio.
Cuba: Land of Opportunity - the Life and Times of George Clarke Musgrave
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Series: George Clarke Musgrave - a Victorian Adventurer, Book 6. Price: $5.95 USD. Words: 20,270. Language: British English. Published: June 18, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » History » Caribbean & West Indies / Cuba
It is no exaggeration to speak of Cuba as the key to the Western Hemisphere. Her strategic position, as well as her rare qualities as a country, entitles her to this definition and her place in the family of nations depends on what she really is, has, and does - and upon the business acumen, the intellect and the vision of those who choose to be part of this Land of Opportunity.
Under Four Flags for France - the Life and Times of George Clarke Musgrave
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Series: George Clarke Musgrave - a Victorian Adventurer, Book 5. Price: $5.95 USD. Words: 80,180. Language: British English. Published: June 18, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » History » War
Through his vivid, accurate and illuminating narrative, George Clarke Musgrave draws his pictures with an eye to the diplomatic reasons behind the plans of war, the great sweep of armies as they manoeuvre for advantage, and the effect of the life and death decisions of Generals on the fighting man and on the civilian population.
Someone's Father Someone's Son
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 209,300. Language: English. Published: June 17, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Someone’s Father Someone’s Son written with insight and reflection tells of Thea Fietje’s childhood after leaving war-torn Europe to settle with her family in Australia; the shame she felt at having a father addicted to alcohol; her travel adventures since leaving home at sixteen and her roller-coaster rides with three troubled men and the valuable lessons she learnt along the way.
The Peking Legations - the Life and Times of George Clarke Musgrave
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Series: George Clarke Musgrave - a Victorian Adventurer, Book 4. Price: $5.95 USD. Words: 14,390. Language: British English. Published: June 17, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » History » War
Horror and brutality were no strangers to our author, but he had seen nothing like this. In the four short weeks of the campaign to relieve the Foreign Legations at Peking, military order was replaced by an orgy of looting, execution, rape, torture and murder, described as “an unfolding kaleidoscope of human behaviour more nightmarish and more brutal than any of us could have believed possible."
Divine Fire: Groton School and the American Century
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Price: $3.95 USD. Words: 50,150. Language: English. Published: June 17, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Cultural heritage
From the days of founder Endicott Peabody to national and world leaders like Franklin Delano Roosevelt, Averell Harriman and Dean Acheson to writers like Joseph Alsop and Stewart Alsop, Groton School has made an indelible mark on the American scene. Divine Fire highlights many of the famous and influential graduates of the school who epitomize the school's purpose.
Blacklisted: A Biography of Dalton Trumbo
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 15,620. Language: English. Published: June 17, 2014 by BookCaps. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography
Dalton Trumbo was the highest paid screenwriter in Hollywood when he was investigated as a Communist during America's Red Scare of the 1940s. He was ultimately sent to jail and placed on an industry blacklist that would make him unhirable. His exile lasted 13 years during which time he was forced to write screenplays under assumed names. While on the Hollywood blacklist Trumbo's writing won two
Last Man Standing
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,070. Language: English. Published: June 17, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Three hundred prisoners are marched out of Auschwitz, only one returns. This is a factual story about a death march endured by a prisoner of Auschwitz during World War II. It was told to the author by the survivor who is still alive today, he turns 95 years old in 2014. He is the grand father of the author’s wife and endearingly known to all as “oppi”.
In South Africa with Buller - the Life and Times of George Clarke Musgrave
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Series: George Clarke Musgrave - a Victorian Adventurer, Book 3. Price: $5.95 USD. Words: 52,460. Language: British English. Published: June 17, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » History » War
A hard-hitting chronological account of the second Boer war with a special emphasis on the actions of Sir Redvers Buller and his General Staff. The Boer sieges and the subsequent battles for the relief of Kimberley, Mafeking and Ladysmith are covered both in strategic terms and in the intimate detail that is the reality of individuals fighting, suffering and dying for their country
A Year of Living Positively-Volume 2
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 41,350. Language: English. Published: June 17, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
This is a collection of daily autobiographical blog posts on the theme of living positively.Starting the day after my last birthday, I have written blogs for 180 days straight so far. My goal of is to complete 365 posts. In this volume, I concentrate on a study of the medium I have chosen, which is a kind of journal writing.
Under Three Flags in Cuba - the Life and Times of George Clarke Musgrave
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Series: George Clarke Musgrave - a Victorian Adventurer, Book 2. Price: $5.95 USD. Words: 66,650. Language: British English. Published: June 17, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » History » Caribbean & West Indies / Cuba
George Clarke Musgrave landed in Cuba a warm sympathiser with Spain but for two years he served with the revolutionaries and experienced their suffering. He repeatedly crossed the lines carrying despatches from the insurgent Cuban Government to the Americans and was twice imprisoned, three times wounded, barely rescued from a spy's death and finally arrested and deported under threat of execution.
Follow My Heart
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Price: $7.95 USD. Words: 90,140. Language: English. Published: June 17, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
A series of negative events forces Frances to refocus on what she wants from life. Despite the risks, she sets off with hope in her heart to make a new life in France. What she finds is more than she imagined. Changing a life to this extent means there is no going back to a former life. Even her birthplace is irrevocably changed forever. Contains photographs of France.
"But Sir"
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Price: $1.20 USD. Words: 54,490. Language: English. Published: June 16, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » History » Australia & New Zealand
This is the autobiography of Mervyn Alexander McRae, Australian, born 27th November, 1914. The book describes his early life as one of fourteen children, as a young man establishing a farm under very difficult conditions, joining the army and as a prisoner of the Japanese in World War 11. After that terrible ordeal, he became a soldier settler and raised his own family on his own farm.
Adventures of an Idaho Mountain Pilot
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 136,770. Language: English. Published: June 16, 2014 and represented by Kathryn Judson. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Back country pilot Harold Dougal shares true tales gleaned from decades flying in a region known for rough terrain, dangerous weather, interesting residents, and a few airstrips that can only be successfully approached one way. Illustrated with photos and line drawings.
To Kumassi with Scott - the Life and Times of George Clarke Musgrave
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Series: George Clarke Musgrave - a Victorian Adventurer, Book 1. Price: $5.95 USD. Words: 64,080. Language: British English. Published: June 16, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » History » War
An accurate and entertaining account of Sir Francis Scott’s Ashanti Expedition of 1895-96, vividly portraying the killing fields, the treachery and the debauchery that characterised this gold-rich outpost of the Empire and the ultimate submission of the vicious despot, King Prempeh.
Delaney Wears Braces
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 630. Language: English. Published: June 16, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
With color photos of a real child and a genuine, conversational tone, “Delaney Wears Braces,” shows the reader that Delaney enjoys all that is good about childhood despite her need for ankle-foot orthoses (AFOs). It is sure to entertain and to educate both regularly-developing children and those with challenges.
Pelé: A Biography of Edson Arantes do Nascimento
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 15,550. Language: English. Published: June 15, 2014 by BookCaps. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Sports biography
Pelé! Pelé! Pelé! It was a familiar chant, a chant which had been screamed from the terraces for nearly thirty years. It was October 1977 and the final game of Pelé’s hugely successful career had just finished. As Pelé looked around the stadium, tears were streaming down his face, his emotions running wild. But what an amazing journey it had been. It was all a far cry from the scene that Pelé
The Sex Slave Murders True Crime Bundle: Serial Killers Gerald & Charlene Gallego\Fred & Rosemary West\Paul Bernardo & Karla Homolka
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Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 60,720. Language: English. Published: June 15, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » True Crime » Murder
The Sex Slave Murders True Crime Bundle: Serial Killers Gerald & Charlene Gallego\Fred & Rosemary West\Paul Bernardo & Karla Homolka contains one full length bestselling true crime book and two true crime shorts.
Third Generation Artist
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Price: Free! Words: 1,480. Language: English. Published: June 15, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Artists
Angela Gonyea was born in upstate New York, in the small city of Plattsburgh, which is very near the Canadian boarder right on Lake Champlain. With the beauty of the Adirondack Park, with its amazing mountains, always as her backdrop. She often says how can you grow up in this beauty and not be an artist. This is a collection of some of her Art.
Unicorn Run: A race to find life's elusive meaning
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 38,170. Language: English. Published: June 15, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Self-improvement » Motivation and inspiration
This book is the result of one man’s philosophical reflection of life’s journey to find its meaning in the context of a 26.2 mile marathon. The author takes readers along the undulating Boston Marathon course with interesting parallels to numerous ups and downs in his own life. Along the way, the author finds peace with himself, friendship, love, happiness, and the meaning of life.