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The Peking Legations - the Life and Times of George Clarke Musgrave
Series: George Clarke Musgrave - a Victorian Adventurer, Book 4. Price: Free! Words: 14,390. Language: British English. Published: June 17, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » War, Nonfiction » Biography » Adventurers & explorers
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
Price: $3.95 USD. Words: 50,150. Language: English. Published: June 17, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Cultural heritage, Nonfiction » History » Social history
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
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 15,620. Language: English. Published: June 17, 2014 by BookCaps. Categories: 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
In South Africa with Buller - the Life and Times of George Clarke Musgrave
Series: George Clarke Musgrave - a Victorian Adventurer, Book 3. Price: Free! Words: 52,460. Language: British English. Published: June 17, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » War, Nonfiction » Biography » Adventurers & explorers
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
Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 44,650. Language: English. Published: June 17, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » Experimental methods
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
Series: George Clarke Musgrave - a Victorian Adventurer, Book 2. Price: Free! Words: 66,650. Language: British English. Published: June 17, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Caribbean & West Indies / Cuba, Nonfiction » Biography » Adventurers & explorers
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
Price: $7.95 USD. Words: 90,140. Language: English. Published: June 17, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Self-improvement » Motivation and inspiration
(4.00 from 2 reviews)
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"
Price: $1.20 USD. Words: 54,490. Language: English. Published: June 16, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Australia & New Zealand, Nonfiction » Biography » Cultural heritage
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.
Kidowed
Series: Walking The Mile. Price: Free! Words: 66,820. Language: English. Published: June 16, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
In this book you'll find the the struggles, sorrows, and triumphs of the author after she has two children with a rare and universally fatal genetic disease. As she travels through her hellish journey, you will experience unexpected humor, endless love, and learn how strong one family can be while they walk beside her.
Adventures of an Idaho Mountain Pilot
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 136,770. Language: English. Published: June 16, 2014 and represented by Kathryn Judson. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » History » North America
(5.00 from 1 review)
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
Series: George Clarke Musgrave - a Victorian Adventurer, Book 1. Price: Free! Words: 64,080. Language: British English. Published: June 16, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » War, Nonfiction » Biography » Adventurers & explorers
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
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 980. Language: English. Published: June 16, 2014. Categories: 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
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 15,550. Language: English. Published: June 15, 2014 by BookCaps. Categories: 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\Leonard Lake & Charles Ng\Paul Bernardo & Karla Homolka
Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 68,490. Language: English. Published: June 15, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » True Crime » Murder, Nonfiction » Biography » Criminals & outlaws
The Sex Slave Murders True Crime Bundle: Serial Killers Gerald & Charlene Gallego\Fred & Rosemary West\Leonard Lake & Charles Ng\Paul Bernardo & Karla Homolka contains one full length bestselling true crime book and three true crime shorts.
Third Generation Artist
Price: Free! Words: 1,640. Language: English. Published: June 15, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Artists, Nonfiction » Biography » Artists, architects, & photographers
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.
Tales From The Parlour and The Trenches
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 71,300. Language: English. Published: June 15, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » War, Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
Historical novel mainly set during the First World War. Elicited from a biography, this true story is a rude, politically incorrect insight into the war deeds, occurred on the Italian front, through the eyes of Enea, a young aristocrat who'll become adult and wise (or perhaps precociously old) after his baptism of fire and blood
Dairy Cows and Duck Races - The Tale of a Young Farmer
Series: Earlswood Press Life Stories. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 93,830. Language: British English. Published: June 15, 2014 by Earlswood Press. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir, Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Industries / agribusiness
After years of hard work and study, Philip Dixon's dream of owning and running his own dairy farm came true. Along the way he met some fascinating characters - good, bad and plain strange. Even personal tragedy never phazed him and he continued to work hard and play hard. And he was one of the group of people who claim to have invented the plastic duck race!
Confessions of a Barrister
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 60,260. Language: English. Published: June 14, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Law » Trial Practice
The life of a barrister - what is required for professional judgment and courage.
Confessions of a Babyboomer
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 39,660. Language: English. Published: June 14, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » History » Australia & New Zealand
A snapshot of the boyhood of an Australian babyboomer highlighting the differences between his generation and that of his parents and that of his children.
Through the Eyes of Dawn
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 9,320. Language: English. Published: June 14, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir, Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Animals
This is Dawn's story of her life with us. Dawn has had many adventures. Dawn has been a pet to a young couple, has adjusted from no children to three children all at once (my wife and I have triplet daughters), has lived with three different dogs, has coexisted with a cat, and more. This is the story of Dawn's life as she sees it. The story is told through the eyes of Dawn.