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The UnHoly Church
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 1,350. Language: English. Published: July 8, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » History » World
Beset by scandal, implicated in money laundering, implicated in the $3.5 billion collapse of Banco Ambrosiano in 1982, accused of secretly transferring the whole treasury of the independent State of Croatia over to the Vatican bank after the end of World War II, this is the story of the most secretive bank in the world The Vatican Bank, the bank of "The Unholy Church"
Apocalypse 2073 (Volume 1) "The Prophecy"
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Series: Apocalypse 2073. Price: Free! Words: 27,050. Language: English. Published: July 16, 2013. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Apocalyptic
VOLUME 1: The year is 2219; Erin Conyers suspended in animation deep in space for 52 years aboard her ship Discovery. Her mission given to her all those decades ago; “Find the alien life forms who prophesized the coming apocalypse about to occur on the planet Earth.” As she dreamt, her mind wandered back to 2073, when the world collapsed in a hail of nuclear destruction on an unimaginable scale.
Lois Lowry's "Number the Stars": A Discussion Guide
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Price: Free! Words: 14,020. Language: English. Published: July 22, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » Study guides - Literature
The purpose of this book is educational. I enjoy reading Lois Lowry’s "Number the Stars," and I believe that it is an excellent book for children (and for middle-aged adults such as myself) to read.
Apocalypse 2073 (Volume 2) "Darkness Falls"
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Series: Apocalypse 2073. Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 29,480. Language: English. Published: August 14, 2013. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Apocalyptic
VOLUME 2: Still dreaming, Erin Conyers continues to reflect back to the year 2073, when within the course of a few short hours the world was changed forever. Wounded and barely escaping with their lives, she and her parents reach the primary bunker site just prior to the outbreak of global nuclear war as an unstoppable series of events quickly begins to spiral out of control.
Apocalypse 2073 (Volume 3) "Redemption"
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Series: Apocalypse 2073. Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 58,540. Language: English. Published: August 14, 2013. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Apocalyptic
VOLUME 3: The unthinkable happens. President Andrews and the Joint Chiefs of Staff are secure in the primary bunker site, but a near-miss by an exploding nuclear warhead has left them without any communication with the outside world whatsoever. They already know that thousands of warheads have detonated across the globe. The question now - could the war be stopped, or was it already too late?
Dear Esther
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 17,790. Language: English. Published: August 21, 2013. Category: Plays » American / African American
This moving dramatic stage play chronicle how Esther Terner Raab and 300 other Jews escaped from Sobibor, a Nazi death camp in eastern Poland in October 1943.
Amidst the Shadows of Trees: A Holocaust Child’s Survival in the Partisans
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 52,750. Language: English. Published: September 3, 2013 by Gihon River Press. Category: Nonfiction » History » Holocaust
Miriam M. Brysk’s memory is remarkably sharp, distinguishing this memoir from many others. At 7, she and her parents escaped the Lida ghetto to join Jewish partisans in the Lipiczany Forest. Hunted by German soldiers, she experienced childhood terror that lingers with her. Her father, a surgeon, saved hundreds of lives and helped build and supervise a partisan hospital in the swamps of the forest.
Saying Goodbye to Warsaw
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 64,510. Language: British English. Published: September 7, 2013. Category: Fiction » Historical » General
Like many young girls, Abigail loves to chase butterflies and happily teaches children to make daisy chains. Unfortunately, Abigail has committed a heinous crime. The year is 1940; the place is Poland; Abigail happens to be Jewish. Along with half a million other Jews, Abigail and her family are forced to live in the bombed out ruins of Warsaw. Will the uprising be enough to save Abigail’s spirit?
My Brother's Voice: How a Young Hungarian Boy Survived the Holocaust: A True Story
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 78,770. Language: English. Published: September 17, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » History » Holocaust
Stephen Nasser somehow dug deep within his soul to survive the brutal and inhumane treatment his captors inflicted on the Jews. He was the only one of his family to survive--but the memory of his brother's dying words compelled him to live. Stephen's account of the Holocaust is told in the refreshingly direct and optimistic language of a young boy.
Auschwitz Escape - The Klara Wizel Story
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Price: $6.95 USD. Words: 40,810. Language: English. Published: September 28, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography
At the tender age of 16, Klara Wizel had a picturesque life with a loving and supportive family. There was no way to know that the Holocaust was creeping toward her and that soon this young Hungarian Jew would be fighting for her life due to the most notorious doctor of the 20th century, Dr. Josef Mengele. Hers is the only story on record of having been selected for death then escaping.