Books tagged: biographical history

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Only Yesterdays
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 96,960. Language: English. Published: October 10, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography, Nonfiction » True Crime » Organized crime
My father’s murder trial and appeal pitted certain elements of the AMA and the ‘Mafia’ against each other, a drama which was played out in the newspapers of the day, hurtling one hitherto obscure but proud family of immigrants from Sicily into the national spotlight.
Kafka's Hairbrush
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 4,180. Language: English. Published: January 31, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Biographical, Fiction » Humor & comedy » Satire
Someone's having a bad hair day. Anxious writer Franz K. waits for the pharmacy in Prague's old square to open so he can purchase a bottle of his favorite hair tonic. Why are they late? What is wrong with the clerk? Why can't he understand a word he says? "Kafka’s Hairbrush" is an analeptic literary love story. A little pick-me-up. Can the fretful writer ever settle his nerves?
Real Life Portrait
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 147,110. Language: English. Published: February 18, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general, Fiction » Historical » Australia & New Zealand
Real life Portrait is a literary novel ─ the compelling story of the author’s father, Wallace Anderson, a noted Australian sculptor from the 1920s to the 1950s. It focuses on art in war and in peace, following Wallace’s struggle to balance family responsibilities and creative fulfillment.
The Story of Railroading’s Most Remarkable Brothers: W. Graham Claytor, Jr. and Robert B. Claytor
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 15,170. Language: English. Published: December 28, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography
The story of two major leaders in American railroading who also happened to be brothers. The book covers the lives and accomplishments of Graham Claytor, Jr. and Robert Claytor. The brothers were presidents of two major railroads. Later, Bob became Chairman and CEO of Norfolk Southern. Graham was Secretary of the Navy under President Jimmy Carter. He also was chosen President of Amtrak.
Railroad Employees In Wake County North Carolina
Price: $3.75 USD. Words: 7,400. Language: English. Published: January 17, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Modern / 19th Century, Nonfiction » Transportation » Railroads / History
My eBook profiles employees of the Seaboard Air Line Railroad, Raleigh and Augusta Air Line Railroad, and Southern Railway. Each of these railroad companies kept offices in Raleigh, Wake County, North Carolina by the late 19th century. Individual workers include train executives, conductors, moulders, firemen, engineers, clerks, and laborers. The text was compiled from city directories, 1880-1917.
Amazing Women In History: 5 Kick-Ass Women the History Books Left Out
Price: Free! Words: 3,580. Language: English. Published: October 21, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Woman biographies, Nonfiction » Biography » Biographical anthologies
Amazing Women In History is a blog about all the kick-ass women the history books left out. In this book, you’ll find the five most popular posts: Mary Anderson, inventor Stephanie Kwolek, inventor of Kevlar Carmen Amaya, Queen of the Gypsies Katharine McCormick, biologist & millionaire philanthropist Ana Nzinga Mbande, fearless African queen Download now to read about these amazing women!
Anton Chekov - A Mini Biography
Price: $1.49 USD. Words: 1,900. Language: English. Published: January 30, 2015. Categories: Essay » Author profile, Nonfiction » General reference » Trivia
This book is a mini biography about one of Russia's greatest playwrights and writers. Anton Chekov is well known for plays The Cherry Orchard and The Seagull. If you don't have time to sit down and read a longer book about Chekov's life and his work then this mini biography is the quick and easy way to discover fascinating facts.