Books tagged: poland

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The Boy Who Wanted Wings
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 119,450. Language: English. Published: September 8, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Medieval, Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
"A gripping, transporting story." ~Kirkus Reviews Aleksy, a Tatar raised by a Polish peasant family, nurtures dreams of becoming a Polish winged hussar and of pursuing the Countess Krystyna, both impossible quests. One day he must choose which dream to pursue.
Cygnet Czarinas
Price: Free! Words: 36,400. Language: English. Published: July 24, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Fantasy, Fiction » Fantasy » Historical
Sandy asks the Russian Princess the one question she’s not supposed to: Why do you sleep? For the princess and her siblings are cursed to sleep endlessly, ruling through the granting of magical swan feathers that lead to an answer. And so Sandy is led from her life in Victorian London to one of mystical lakes and swan maidens – yet discovering the curse’s source could result in her own death
Orphan Train
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 46,790. Language: English. Published: June 30, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Jewish
World War II has ravished aspiring artist Christina Nava's world. It threatens to take everything...her family, her one true love, her dreams and even her life. Follow her on her quest for love, hope and freedom. Follow her from her small Polish village to the ghettos to Ravensbruck Concentration Camp where she destined to endure the obsession of the Commandant, Klaus Schuster.
Together: A Journey for Survival
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 52,390. Language: English. Published: May 3, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Holocaust, Nonfiction » History » Family history
In Together: A Journey for Survival, Ann S. Arnold shares her family's journey through Poland's countryside as a war of nations thunders around them. The story displays the magnificent strength of a mother's love and the incredible courage of good people during the worst of times.
I Did It My Way
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 29,330. Language: English. Published: January 29, 2016 by Scrivener Books. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Military biography, Nonfiction » Biography » Adventurers & explorers
Captured in the early days of WWII, Corporal Wally Hill made thirteen escape attempts while in German POW camps before finally making his long way home. Wally's life story exemplifies the grit and determination of his generation and his strong hold on hope.
Poland in Perspective - Orientation Guide and Polish Cultural Orientation: Geography, History, Economy, Security, Gomulka, Gierek, Collapse of Communism, Warsaw, Lodz, Krakow, Gdansk, Lublin, Oder
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 155,580. Language: English. Published: October 23, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » European
This is a professionally-formatted, free flowing ebook reproduction of unique, up-to-date guides produced by the Department of Defense that provide comprehensive information about all aspects of life in Poland.
The Auschwitz Bergen-Belsen Trials
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 3,440. Language: English. Published: September 11, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Holocaust, Nonfiction » History » Jewish
Juana Bormann was one of three women who were tried after the European theater of World War II concluded in May 1945. The others, her colleagues, were much younger, in their 20s. Bormann worked at one of six Nazi extermination camps for Jews in Poland, i.e. Auschwitz, during 1943-1944. She was later transferred to Bergen-Belsen, which was classified as a work camp. She wreaked havoc and death.
Life Unworthy
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 105,690. Language: English. Published: September 21, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Urban
A werewolf stalks Krakow, but chasing him are the Nazi occupiers; one group to destroy the monster, one to capture and use it to make super soldiers.
Wroclaw, Poland: 48 Hours in Western Poland's Coolest City
Price: Free! Words: 1,630. Language: English. Published: July 27, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » By region, Nonfiction » Travel » Trip Journals
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What is Wroclaw all about? Get the best travel tips on cheap flights, good hotels and the best nightlife locations in Western Poland's biggest city. -- An Introductory guide by http://euromentravel.com
Blown: A Dawna Shepherd Short Story
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 11,350. Language: English. Published: July 25, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Spies & espionage, Fiction » Mystery & detective » International crime
Dawna yanks a renegade NSA contractor and accused spy out of a Polish banquet hall before he can testify to the European Justice Court about US cyber surveillance of "friendly" government leaders. Decidedly unfriendly forces are in hot pursuit as Dawna and her prisoner dash over snow-capped hills and through frosty woods as she struggles to keep them both alive in a December blizzard.