Books tagged: political prisoner

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The Taxol Thief
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 164,450. Language: English. Published: October 26, 2016 by Bold Venture Press. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » General, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Spies & espionage
For three decades, the FDA denied approval of a first-in-class drug, "taxol," condemning thousands of breast-cancer victims to certain death. The Taxol Thief is the story of one couple's attempt to evade that fate by smuggling taxol from China through Russia.
Comedy Locks (To Walk the Path 10)
Series: To Walk the Path. Price: Free! Words: 1,450. Language: British English. Published: May 15, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Urban, Fiction » Horror » Weird fiction
Barran languishes in chains, waiting to discover what fate (and the Imperial's pet Wraethi) have planned for her.
A Burmese Heart
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 99,610. Language: English. Published: April 8, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » History » Asian
A Burmese Heart is an engrossing account of surviving history as told through the eyes of Tinsa Maw-Naing: a former political prisoner, daughter of a Prime Minister and wife of guerrilla leader. It is also the story of a country and its people - revolutionaries, intellectuals, martyrs, innocent bystanders - who are perpetually caught in the violent cycles of politics, a history silenced until now.
Nelson Mandela - A Man First
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 161,040. Language: British English. Published: November 13, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Celebrity biography, Nonfiction » Biography » Presidents & heads of state
Nelson Mandela, the most famous prisoner of the 20th century, was a tribal prince, the leader of the African National Congress, the commander-in-chief of a rebel army, and a head of state. But he was, first and foremost, a man. This intimate, in-depth biography traces his life from the rural Transkei to the capitals of the world, revealing the heart-stopping danger of his life as the famous ‘Blac
Silent Rebel
Price: $5.00 USD. Words: 59,690. Language: English. Published: December 5, 2010. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Plays & Screenplays
The book is a fictional work based on the true events and actual characters under the Khalki regime in 1978, just a year before Russian troops invaded. It also depicts events during the intimate political upheaval of Afghanistan, while the country was ravaged by the war.