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Harry Fleischer Detroit Purple Gang Mobster by Robert Grey Reynolds, Jr
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 2,440. Language: English. Published: March 4, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Criminals & outlaws, Nonfiction » True Crime » Organized crime
The January 1945 murder of Michigan State Senator Warren Hooper made national headlines in the US. The politician was en route to his home in Albion, when he was ambushed after leaving the state legislature in Lansing. Shot multiple times he was left in his burning vehicle to die. The Purple Gang and Fleischer were involved in extortion, bootlegging, kidnapping, and various other illicit deeds.
Bolívar La Forja del Héroe by Alberto Miramón
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 28,420. Language: Spanish. Published: March 3, 2018 by Luis Alberto Villamarin Pulido. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Presidents & heads of state, Essay » Political
Primera de dos partes de la breve pero sustanciada biografía del general Simón Bolívar escrita para presentar a las juventudes hispanoparlantes un perfil humano de la grandeza política, estratégica y visionaria del Libertador. El texto es un recorrido preciso por eventos trascendetales de la primera parte de la existencia del hombre más grande que haya nadico en el henisferio americano.
Biografía del general Antonio Nariño-Precursor de la independencia de Colombia by Soledad Acosta de Samper
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 73,460. Language: Spanish. Published: March 3, 2018 by Luis Alberto Villamarin Pulido. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Presidents & heads of state, Essay » Political
Antonio Nariño considerado el precursor de la independencia de Colombia es uno de los grandes líderes políticos y militares de la emancipación del con tinente americano. Al traducir y publicar los derechos del hombre cayó en ojeriza del imperio español y al rebelarse contra la Corona fue encarcelado varias veces,además de superar las inuqinas y envidias de los aristócratas criollos.
El Santo de estos tiempos: Padre Pío by Magnificat
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 12,230. Language: Spanish. Published: March 3, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Religious biography
Este libro trata de la profunda devoción al Padre Pío. Al mismo tiempo, es un hermoso encuentro con las raíces italianas, siendo poco común encontrar relatos de hijos espirituales muy cercanos al Santo Padre Pío de Pietrelcina.
Tinseltown by Pete McKenna
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 69,700. Language: English. Published: March 3, 2018 by New Haven Publishing Ltd. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
TINSELTOWN is my personal memoir of growing up in Blackpool in the 60's and beyond. From the original Mods who laid the foundation stone for all future youth cultures, to Concorde flying across the Atlantic in three hours, Britain was a world leader in fashion, automotive and aeronautical design and engineering and much more - and we even won the World Cup.
The Mystery of America: What I Learned and Love About this Country by Jalil Mortazavi
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 37,850. Language: English. Published: March 2, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
The author wrote this book out of gratitude to all those who assisted him and showed him kindness, as well as to the country that became his new home. He identifies and defines “the mystery of America”: elements of U.S. society that he sees as unique and of special value. With joy, humor, and positivity, he paints a picture of America that we can hope is part of our reality as well as an ideal.
The Flight of the Arctic Tern by Constance Helmericks
Price: $9.95 USD. Words: 124,170. Language: English. Published: March 2, 2018 by Epicenter Press. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Woman biographies, Nonfiction » Biography » Adventurers & explorers
The Flight of the Arctic Tern, first published in 1952, chronicles the travels and adventures of husband and wife Constance and Harmon Helmericks. Beginning in Connecticut, then flying across Canada to the north of Alaska in a Cessna 140, the couple begin a lifelong pioneering adventure of living simply in the wilds of Alaska.
C.I.A. Brat by Ken Albertsen
Price: $7.00 USD. Words: 87,880. Language: English. Published: March 2, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Travel » Specialties & interests
Autobiographies are most often the domain of the rich and famous. I gained neither, but figured I had an interesting-enough first 22 years - to warrant sharing some of the episodes. From the outside, it would appear white kids brought up in affluent suburbs have all the advantages over kids of color brought up in poverty - but there are precious influences that are more valuable than money.
Tales from a Harrogate Caravan by Karl Swainston
Price: $13.13 USD. Words: 72,180. Language: English. Published: March 2, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Tales from a Harrogate Caravan is an entertaining collection of stories stretching from the cavalier sixties to the modern day. Through a panorama of characters and action, the book shows how times and society change, and how the characters in the tales try to adapt to those changes and not altogether successfully.
The Axeman's Accomplice. The True Story of Margaret Reardon and the Snow Family Murders by Terry Carson
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 31,090. Language: English. Published: March 1, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Australia & New Zealand, Nonfiction » Biography » Criminals & outlaws
The 1847 murder of the Snow family on Auckland’s North Shore was a horrific crime that shocked the Colony. There were multiple murders, body mutilations and suggestions of cannibalism, arson, false accusations, perjury and a violent attack on a witness. The Snow family murders remain one of New Zealand’s most sensational crimes.
Diario de Bucaramanga by Luis Perú Delacroix
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 43,300. Language: Spanish. Published: March 1, 2018 by Luis Alberto Villamarin Pulido. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Presidents & heads of state, Nonfiction » History » South American
Reflexiones políticas y militares del general Simón Bolívar recopiladas a manera de diario por el coronel francés Luis Perú en la cálida ciudad colombiana de Bucaramanga en 1828,mientras se reunían en Ocaña amigos y enemigos de Bolívar, para redactar una nueva constitución que nunca se concretó debido a odios e inquinas, causantes de futuros males y disolución de la Gran Colombia.
My Personal Bucket List by Terry Aspinall
Price: Free! Words: 21,560. Language: English. Published: March 1, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Biographical anthologies
I'm almost 75 years old, and I have just been asked by a close friend if I have completed or at least made a 'Bucket List'. The truth is I had never thought about it. In fact, until it came out as a film a couple of years ago, I had no idea what a 'Bucket List' was. After a little research I have come to the conclusion that the term 'Bucket List', is a list of goals you would like to achieve.
Opening up Hidden Burma: journeys with - and without - author Dr Bob Percival by Keith Lyons (ed) and various authors
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 43,140. Language: Commonwealth English. Published: February 28, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » Specialties & interests, Nonfiction » Biography » Adventurers & explorers
A unique anthology of insightful and quirky travel tales from enigmatic Myanmar (formerly known as Burma) spliced with heartfelt biography and loving reminiscences about Australian author, walking guide and Burmaphile Dr Bob Percival. "Above all else", writes Lucas Stewart, "this book poignantly reminds us all that even in the silent corners of the world, there are lives worth remembering."
My Mother and Me: Making It in New York After Making It Out of Berlin and Beirut by Peter Schrag
Price: $8.95 USD. Words: 68,790. Language: English. Published: February 28, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
In this witty and insightful memoir, Peter Schrag meditates on the life of his mother, Ilse, who left Germany in 1933 to marry a German Jewish doctor in Lebanon, who later made her way to New York City with her infant son. Together, mother and son built a new life. My Mother and Me is an observation of the mysteries of the mother-son bond, and a treatise about what it means to be an American.
The Las Vegas Mob Murder Of Singer Barbara McNair's Husband Rick Manzie by Robert Grey Reynolds, Jr
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 2,440. Language: English. Published: February 28, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Criminals & outlaws, Nonfiction » True Crime » Organized crime
Barbara McNair wed her manager Rick Manzie in a quiet ceremony at the Stardust Hotel in Las Vegas. Several years later, on December 15, 1976, Manzie's body was found dead in the basement of McNair's 20-room Las Vegas mansion. My e-book examines several theories about Manzie's demise. Barbara's career was badly damaged after she signed for a package containing heroin, that was intended for Manzie.
Polski Patriota by Uri Jerzy Nachimson
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 46,130. Language: Polish. Published: February 28, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography
Polski patriota, który wierzył, że Polska jest jego odwieczną ojczyzną, widział, jak jego rodzina i jego lud zostali zniszczeni przez nazistów; Polacy nie kiwnęli palcem, aby im pomóc, a po wojnie splądrowali ogromną własność pozostawioną przez tych, którzy nie wrócili.
Hot and Cold - Memoirs Of A Rhodesian Sas Soldier by Brian Jackson
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 24,140. Language: English. Published: February 28, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Military biography
From 1965 to 1980 Rhodesia was involved in a bitter struggle against communist-backed forces intent on overthrowing the country. “C” Squadron Rhodesia Special Air Service played a leading role in the conflict. Four-man SAS call signs operated far and wide in both Mozambique and Zambia taking on the enemy in his own backyard.
Life of Dudley II by Dudley T
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 27,540. Language: English. Published: February 28, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
This book is an introduction to an author wracked with disability and is written like a long personal letter to anyone who reads it cover to cover. It’s as surreal as a novel, but is basically a memoir. Read it and you will not only learn a couple of things, but also learn to laugh at yourself and others too.
Memoria sobre la vida del general Simón Bolívar (II) by Tomas Cipriano de Mosquera
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 133,040. Language: Spanish. Published: February 27, 2018 by Luis Alberto Villamarin Pulido. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Presidents & heads of state, Nonfiction » History » Military
Segunda parte de la extraordinaria biografía del general Simón Bolívar escrita por uno de sus mas cercanos oficailes durante la guerra de independencia contra España y la primera época de la república en la Gran Colombia, Perú y Bolivia.
El Movimiento Nacionalista Dominicano 1916-1924 by Eduardo J Tejera
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 92,950. Language: Spanish. Published: February 27, 2018 by email@example.com. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » History
Este libro describe el movimiento nacionalista dominicano contra la ocupación militar Norteamericana en el período 1916-1924.