Books tagged: historical biography

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Revelry and Redemption: The Real Story of the Death of Charles Lennox, Fourth Duke of Richmond
You set the price! Words: 68,710. Language: English. Published: March 2, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Military biography, Nonfiction » History » Expeditions & Discoveries
Charles Lennox is dying in the barn of the Chapman farm, of rabies contracted from the bite of an infected fox 60 days before. His stamina, for one who has never shown much ambition before, is astounding. He wavers in and out of consciousness & froths at the mouth. The man in charge of Canada is dying of rabies.
Diary of Death 1819
Price: Free! Words: 39,480. Language: English. Published: February 24, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Regency, Fiction » Biographical
Did the Third Duke of Richmond become a werewolf? His weird and agonizing death was chronicled by his closest aides, who found themselves powerless to prevent his untimely demise. Their diaries were hushed up by the British authorities to prevent the startling details becoming public. This is the gripping story of the last days of Charles Lennox, the "finest formed man in England."
My Music, My Freedom: Mi Música, Mi Libertad
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 33,930. Language: English. Published: November 14, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography
This is the extraordinary story of Joseph Antonio Emidy, an early 19th-century musician who was kidnapped from his home in Guinea, Africa and sold into slavery. A bilingual book written in English and Spanish, it is ideal for learners of both languages.
Coosa Flyer
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 91,650. Language: English. Published: October 21, 2016 by A-Argus Better Book Publishers. Categories: Nonfiction » History » American, Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography
Backwoodsman finds secrete to flight while Wright brothers were still young children.
Spymistress: The True Story of the Greatest Female Secret Agent of World War II: Summary
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 6,300. Language: English. Published: May 17, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Woman biographies, Nonfiction » History » Holocaust
“There is safety in conjecture,” Atkins grew up learning to be a mass of conflictions. This served her well in later life by helping to confuse her enemies. Upon her relocation to Britain, Atkins followed another piece of her father's advice when he advised her not to sign any paperwork. She created her own identity and took her maternal grandfather's surname.
A Sacred Task: Qiriazi and the Albanian National Awakening
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 58,930. Language: British English. Published: September 17, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography, Nonfiction » History » European
At the heart of Albania’s National Awakening comes the true story of Gjerasim Qiriazi. A poor carpenter’s son, his unlikely rise as scholar and reformer led him to the forefront of Albania’s rebirth, placing him at odds with potent enemies sworn to stop him by any means. Despite armed threats and a desperate kidnapping, Qiriazi’s dream would prevail, altering the course of an entire nation.
America The Black Point of View - An Investigation and Study of the White People of America and Western Europe and The Autobiography of an American Ghetto Boy, The 1950s and 1960s
Price: $7.00 USD. Words: 191,390. Language: English. Published: May 7, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography, Nonfiction » History » Social history
AN AMERICAN MASTERPIECE....savagely written and beautifully told. An autobiographical history book. The book, America The Black Point of View: An Investigation and Study of The White People of America and Western Europe & The Autobiography of an American Ghetto Boy The 1950's and 1960's - From the Projects to NAACP Image Award Winner, Volume One.
The Wright Brothers: America's First Fliers: Educational Version
Series: 15-Minute Books ยท 15-Minute Biographies. Price: $1.19 USD. Words: 7,080. Language: English. Published: January 17, 2015 by LearningIsland.com. Categories: Nonfiction » Children's Books » Biography & Autobiography / Science & Technology, Nonfiction » Children's Books » Biography & Autobiography / Historical
Wilbur and Orville Wright dreamed of flying. They designed, built and tested gliders. They studied wings and propellers. They designed and built an engine. After years of testing and a few crashes, they flew the first powered aircraft. This is the story of their life. Find out more about these brave men and how they came to create the World's first powered airplane. 15-minute bio has CCS exercises
A Welcome War
Series: A Family Series, Book 4. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 60,960. Language: English. Published: January 23, 2014 by Wings ePress, Inc.. Categories: Fiction » Historical » General
World War 2 was the most welcome and alluring war of all time. A ten-year-old lad begins the saga of his next five years influenced more by military strategy, political power and bathos than by parents or mentors. As a means of realising how people react to adverse situations, and in discovering history and geography, he finds the lessons graphic indeed. To put it in his own words, “It beats...
Anatomy of a Ponzi: Scams Past and Present
Price: $13.99 USD. Words: 62,980. Language: American English. Published: January 2, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Personal finance / investing, Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Personal finance / retirement planning
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Bernard Madoff, Tom Petters and others amassed fortunes in massive Ponzi schemes, ruining unsuspecting investors, unaware their investments were connected to these criminals. The biggest Ponzi scheme of all time is about to collapse. Find out exactly where and when, and how to escape the carnage.