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War, Prison and Liberation
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 7,110. Language: English. Published: April 22, 2015 by Enrico Massetti. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography
During WWII Gino was active with the Italian resistance movement building radios for the partisans. He was arrested, imprisoned and ended up in the concentration camo in Bolzano, on his way to Dachau. This is the story of how his technical knowledge avoided him the otherwise fatal leg of the trip, how the German commander of the camp wanted him to build a radio to illegaly receive Radio London.
Charles C. Ryrie: The Man, His Ministry, and His Method
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 17,770. Language: English. Published: April 22, 2015. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Religious biography
Charles C. Ryrie is one of the most influential theologians of the 20th century, and this book is dedicated to investigating his life and writings. It examines the formative years of Ryrie’s childhood, his education, and the influential figures in his life. It surveys the important roles in which Ryrie ministered, and concludes with a description of the theological method he employed.
Perdue en France
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 11,420. Language: French. Published: April 22, 2015. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
Dans un mémoire concis et plein d'humour, l'auteur raconte les expériences les plus vives de ses années d'études comme assistant dans une école à Albi, sud de la France. 1969-1970.
Chansons de Kamal
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 6,160. Language: French. Published: April 21, 2015 by Erik Istrup Publishing. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Comme Neale Donald Walsch dans “Conversations avec Dieu”, Kamal nous donne, dans son style poétique, une rare opportunité d’avoir un aperçu de l’expérience d’un chercheur, à travers ces pages d’un journal personnel, de son dialogue avec l’Un. Nous sommes témoin de son amour profond et de sa compassion pour l’humanité et de son honnêteté et de sa dévotion pour le divin.
The 25 Lessons I Learned at 25
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Price: Free! Words: 3,760. Language: English. Published: April 17, 2015. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
Deluxe Life founder Greg Ux chronicles his 25th year of existence, and recounts many of the lessons he learned along the way while traveling the world, changing residences, getting fired and starting his own business. With subsections on Life, Work/Business and Health/Wellness/Relationships, follow his learning curve as he sorts through his successes and failures along the way.
Marian Nixon Hollywood Motion Picture Actress
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 4,540. Language: English. Published: April 14, 2015. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Celebrity biography
Marian Nixon led an eventful life after she left her native Wisconsin for Minneapolis and then Hollywood. She relished the brisk life of vaudeville, the new towns and settings, the different people she met along the way, etc. However, she realized that she would not become a great dancer. She left the stage and her ballet troupe and made it big as a leading lady in early silent and sound movies.
The Burton Agnes Disaster
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Price: $5.50 USD. Words: 10,430. Language: English. Published: April 14, 2015 by Memoirs Publishing. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography
On an autumn day in 1947, a truck laden with German prisoners-of-war and their English guards approached a level crossing in a sleepy Yorkshire village. At the same moment, an express train was thundering towards the crossing. For some reason the soldier behind the wheel of the truck did not stop. The scene was set for a terrible tragedy.
Summer Breeze
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Price: Free! Words: 4,370. Language: English. Published: April 13, 2015 by Silver Jade Ink. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
The summer sunshine. An amusement park. An all-too-serious child and her whimsical father. Skee Ball, that old wooden roller coaster, and the summer breeze, making memories to last
Sem Medo do Parkinson
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Price: $3.75 USD. Words: 18,480. Language: Portuguese. Published: April 13, 2015 by Chiado Editora. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Alentejo, montes de prazer... Um estado de alma marcado pelo recolhimento de um quarto e a liberdade de um livro.
Diary of a Farmer’s Wife in 1908
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 11,560. Language: English. Published: April 12, 2015. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
This is a diary of a farmer’s wife written in 1908 by my great-great grandmother whom lived in central Pennsylvania and spoke Pennsylvania Dutch. Minerva was a proud woman that went to church every Sunday, even if her husband didn’t. Hauling ice during the winter and using that ice to make ice cream during the summer is one example of their day’s events. I hope you enjoy this diary as much as I.
Greta Nissen Norwegian Star of Stage and Film
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 4,970. Language: English. Published: April 10, 2015. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Celebrity biography
Greta Nissen's career took a nose dive with the advent of sound motion pictures. The transition to sound came quickly in 1929 and there was little time for actors and actresses who weren't prepared for the new medium. Greta's biggest problem was her thick Norwegian accent. If not for this flaw she might have become one of film's greatest early stars. My e-book chronicles her stage and film career.
Titans of The Muses
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 19,390. Language: English. Published: April 7, 2015. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Artists, architects, & photographers
A fascinating, heretofore unseen portrait of two of the most noteworthy cultural figures of the 20th century. Jean Renoir, one of the foremost film directors of all time, and Henry Miller, topping the list of most controversial figures in American literature, were both close friends of Noreen Nash and her husband, Hollywood “Physician to the Stars” Lee E. Siegel, M.D, and yet the two men had never
Ruby
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Price: $2.00 USD. Words: 1,650. Language: English. Published: April 5, 2015. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Woman biographies
When my grandmother died, there was no one with her, and no tears were shed. I started to question why her life was so sad. A few questions with surprising answers put everything into perspective. This is the story of where her sadness began.
Church Triumphant: 25 Men and Women who Gave Their Lives to Christ
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 15,810. Language: American English. Published: April 5, 2015. Category: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Catholicism
In Church Triumphant, you can read the lives of 25 men and women who dedicated their lives to God and the Catholic Church. These men and women are heroes of virtue and prayer who helped change the world for Christ. The biographies are written concisely with the goal of giving you the chance to learn about great saints in a short amount of time.
Twee Arm Vriende se Avontuurtjie in Namakwaland
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Price: Free! Words: 2,940. Language: Afrikaans. Published: April 2, 2015. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
'n Baie kort verhaal van 'n dag of twee in die lewens van twee arm vriende wat vandag terugkyk en lag.
Max Baer Versus James Braddock World Heavyweight Boxing Championship Garden Bowl, Long Island City, New York June 13, 1935
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 5,070. Language: English. Published: April 1, 2015. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Boxing
Max Baer claimed that his wrists were injured before his big fight with James Braddock. His handlers advised him to seek a postponement but he went ahead and fought as scheduled. A misunderstood fighter, especially for his time, Baer drew jeers when he clowned and rubber legged while being hit by his ring opponents. Braddock was all business and a classic underdog, by as much as 10-1 odds.
Ready Reference Treatise: The Color of Water
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Series: Ready Reference Treatises ยท Study Gudes: English Literature. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 9,290. Language: English. Published: April 1, 2015. Category: Nonfiction » Reference » Study guides
The conflicting emotions are highly effective in the autobiography. The author continued to find out who he really was. Likewise, the author’s mother describes the hardships she had to go through as a white Jewish woman.
Robin Williams Biography - The Truth Behind The Comedian Genius
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Series: Biography Series. Price: $4.97 USD. Words: 10,360. Language: English. Published: March 31, 2015 by Digital Publishing Group. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Celebrity biography
What happened to Robin Williams? Why he attempted a suicide? What's the reason behind it? Clearly, Robin was in pain. He successfully managed to hide it all with his indisputable talent as a comedian. This book is about his life, about his embarrassments, about his victories and legacy. We'll always remember a great man of courage, generosity and spirit...
Morgan Freeman Biography: What Does It Take For a Black Actor To Succeed In Hollywood?
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Series: Biography Series. Price: $4.97 USD. Words: 7,290. Language: English. Published: March 31, 2015 by Digital Publishing Group. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Celebrity biography
Have you ever wondered how Morgan Freeman rose to stardom? He was not always rich and admirable. He came from a poor family and he had to go a long way to become an successful actor. Morgan Freeman is one of the early African American actors that made it in Hollywood. When you read the book, it would feel like you are getting into his life. Morgan believed that everyone can succeed in life...
Inside a Young Soul
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Price: $10.00 USD. Words: 4,750. Language: English. Published: March 31, 2015. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
A poem anthology and workbook for young girls to truly explore and celebrate their beautiful nature.