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Strange Glory by Charles Marsh (.ePUB)

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Requirements: .ePUB Reader, 25 MB Overview: In the decades since his execution by the Nazis in 1945, Dietrich Bonhoeffer, the German pastor, theologian, and anti-Hitler conspirator, has become one of the most widely read and inspiring Christian thinkers of our time. Now, drawing on extensive new research, Strange Glory offers a definitive account, by turns majestic and intimate, of this modern icon. The scion of a grand family that rarely went to church, Dietrich decided as a thirteen-year-old to become...

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Wasted by Elspeth Muir (.ePUB)(.MOBI)

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Requirements: EPUB/MOBI Reader, 4 MB Overview: In 2009 Elspeth Muir’s youngest brother, Alexander, finished his last university exam and went out with some mates on the town. Later that night he wandered to the Story Bridge. He put his phone, wallet, T-shirt and thongs on the walkway, climbed over the railing, and jumped thirty metres into the Brisbane River below. Three days passed before police divers pulled his body out of the water. When Alexander had drowned, his blood-alcohol reading was...

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Architecture's Odd Couple by Hugh Howard (.ePUB)

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Requirements: EPUB Reader, 8.4 MB Overview: In architectural terms, the twentieth century can be largely summed up with two names: Frank Lloyd Wright and Philip Johnson. Wright (1867–1959) began it with his romantic prairie style; Johnson (1906–2005) brought down the curtain with his spare postmodernist experiments. Between them, they built some of the most admired and discussed buildings in American history. Differing radically in their views on architecture, Wright and Johnson shared a restless...

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We Were There, Too! by Phillip Hoose (.ePUB)

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Requirements: .ePUB Reader, 6.4MB Overview: From the boys who sailed with Columbus to today's young activists, this unique book brings to life the contributions of young people throughout American history. Based on primary sources and including 160 authentic images, this handsome oversized volume highlights the fascinating stories of more than 70 young people from diverse cultures. Young readers will be hooked into history as they meet individuals their own age who were caught up in our country's most...

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Flint & Feather by Charlotte Gray (.ePUB)

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Requirements: ePUB Reader, 10.2 MB Overview: A graceful biography that was a #1 national bestseller, Flint & Feather confirms Charlotte Gray’s position as a master biographer, a writer with a rare gift for transforming a historical character into a living, breathing woman who immediately captures our imagination. In Flint & Feather, Charlotte Gray explores the life of this nineteenth-century daughter of a Mohawk chief and English gentlewoman, creating a fascinating portrait of a young woman...

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Reluctant Genius by Charlotte Gray (.ePUB)

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Requirements: ePUB Reader, 2.72 MB Overview: The popular image of Alexander Graham Bell is that of an elderly American patriarch, memorable only for his paunch, his Santa Claus beard, and the invention of the telephone. In this magisterial reassessment based on thorough new research, acclaimed biographer Charlotte Gray reveals Bell’s wide-ranging passion for invention and delves into the private life that supported his genius. The child of a speech therapist and a deaf mother, and possessed of...

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Complicated Women by Mick LaSalle (.ePUB)+

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Requirements: ePUB Reader, MOBI Reader, AZW Reader, 1.29 MB Overview: Between 1929 and 1934, women in American cinema were modern! For five short years women in American cinema were modern! They took lovers, had babies out of wedlock, got rid of cheating husbands, enjoyed their sexuality, led unapologetic careers and, in general, acted the way many think women only acted after 1968. Before then, women on screen had come in two varieties - good or bad - sweet ingenue or vamp. Then two stars came along to...

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Out of Darkness by Russell Freedman (.ePUB)

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Requirements: ePUB Reader, 18.1 MB Overview: A biography of the 19th century Frenchman who developed Braille. The book spans Braille's life from childhood through his days at the Royal Institute for Blind Youth and into his final years, when the alphabet he invented was finally gaining acceptance. Genre: Biographies & Memoirs Download link 1 Download link 2...

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The Wars of Watergate by Stanley I. Kutler (.ePUB)

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Requirements: ePUB Reader, 7.41 MB Overview: This is the first truly comprehensive history of the political explosion that shook America in the 1970s, and whose aftereffects are still being felt in public life today. Drawing on contemporary documents, personal interviews, memoirs, and a vast quantity of new material, Stanley Kutler shows how President Nixon’s obstruction of justice from the White House capped a pattern of abuse that marked his entire tenure in office. He makes clear how the drama...

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Napoleon: Soldier of Destiny by Michael Broers (.ePUB)

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Requirements: ePUB Reader, 2.88 MB Overview: Written with great energy and authority―and using the newly available personal archives of Napoleon himself―the first volume of a majestic two-part biography of the great French emperor and conqueror. All previous lives of Napoleon have relied more on the memoirs of others than on his own uncensored words. This is the first life of Napoleon, in any language, that makes full use of his newly released personal correspondence compiled by the Napoléon Foundation...

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Fela: Kalakuta Notes

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Author: John Collins  |  Isbn: 9780819575395  |  File size: 8.8 MB  |  Year: 2015  |  Pages: 344  |  Language: English  |  File format: PDF  |  Category: Biography Fela: Kalakuta Notes is an evocative account of Fela Kuti—the Afrobeat superstar who took African music into the arena of direct action. With his antiestablishment songs, he dedicated himself to Pan-Africanism and the down-trodden Nigerian masses, or...

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Still Whispering After All These Years by Bob Harris (.ePUB)

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Requirements: ePUB Reader, 19.2MB Overview: Bob Harris first became known as the face of the 1970s live music TV show The Old Grey Whistle Test and his infectious enthusiasm for music and ability to discover new talent has seen him become a national treasure. He continues to be a household name today and his velvety voice can be heard on Radio 2's The Bob Harris Show and Bob Harris Country. Genre: Non-Fiction, Autobiography •In this fully revised and updated autobiography, Bob tells his story of over 40...

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Dark Days: A Memoir

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Author: D. Randall Blythe  |  Isbn: 9780306823145  |  File size: 2 MB  |  Year: 2015  |  Pages: 496  |  Language: English  |  File format: EPUB  |  Category: Biography "Those of us who are familiar with Mr. Blythe's lyrics will be pleased to find that this book is full of all the impassioned, defiant, and bitingly funny writing we've come to expect from him. For those who aren't, I can only say that I'm jealous. You're about to...

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Nice Little Place on the North Side by George F. Will(.ePUB)

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Requirements: ePUB Reader, 1.61 MB Overview: In A Nice Little Place on the North Side, leading columnist George Will returns to baseball with a deeply personal look at his hapless Chicago Cubs and their often beatified home, Wrigley Field, as it turns one hundred years old. Baseball, Will argues, is full of metaphors for life, religion, and happiness, and Wrigley is considered one of its sacred spaces. But what is its true, hyperbole-free history? Winding beautifully like Wrigley’s iconic ivy,...

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Go Where You Wanna Go by Matthew Greenwald (.ePUB)

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Requirements: ePUB reader, 3.4mb Overview: Lavishly illustrated and cinematic in scope, Go Where You Wanna Go is told from the points of view of not only the group members, but also from those of their friends, musical collegues, business associates, critics, and fans. Genre: Music Download link 1 Download link 2...

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The Pirate Hunter by Richard Zacks (.ePUB)

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Requirements: ePUB reader, 332 kb Overview: Everybody knows the legend of Captain Kidd, America's most ruthless buccanneer. Few people realize that the facts of his life make for a much better tale. Kidd was actually a tough New York sea captain hired to chase pirates, a married war hero whose secret mission took a spectacularly bad turn. This harrowing tale traces Kidd's voyages in the 1690s from his home near Wall Street to Whitehall Palace in London, from the ports of the Caribbean to a secret pirate...

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Don't Rhyme For The Sake Of Riddlin by Russell Myrie (.ePUB)

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Requirements: .ePUB Reader, 1.00 MB Overview: Russell Myrie's Don't Rhyme for the Sake of Riddlin' is the first authorized biography of Public Enemy, the foremost hip-hop group of all time. With unprecedented access to the group, Myrie has conducted extensive interviews with Chuck D, Flavor Flav, Terminator X, Professor Griff, and the Shock-lee Brothers, along with many others who form a part of Public Enemy's legacy. Beginning with the group's inception on Long Island and working up to the present day,...

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Nordwärts: Eine Frau Mit 30 Huskys In Der Wildnis

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Author: Other  |  Isbn: 978-3499630828  |  File size: 4.4 MB  |  Year: 2015  |  Pages: 288  |  Language: German  |  File format: EPUB  |  Category: Biography Die faszinierenden Abenteuer einer starken Frau, die den Mut hat, ihren Traum zu leben. Auswandern, im Einklang mit der Natur leben, bei sich selbst ankommen – Silvia Furtwängler hat sich diesen Traum erfüllt. Auf den Spuren Roald Amundsens reiste sie 2008 nach Norwegen, in die...

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Forgotten Fatherland: The Search For Elisabeth Nietzsche

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Author: Ben Macintyre and Cara Shores  |  Isbn: 9781408838150  |  File size: 8.4 MB  |  Year: 2013  |  Pages: 320  |  Language: English  |  File format: EPUB, MOBI  |  Category: Biography In 1886 Elisabeth Nietzsche, Friedrich's bigoted, imperious sister, founded a 'racially pure' colony in Paraguay together with a band of blond-haired fellow Germans. Over a century later, Ben Macintyre sought out the survivors of Nueva Germania to...

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Millard Fillmore by Paul Finkelman (.ePUB)+

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Requirements: ePUB Reader, MOBI Reader, AZW Reader, 1.30 MB Overview: The oddly named president whose shortsightedness and stubbornness fractured the nation and sowed the seeds of civil war In the summer of 1850, America was at a terrible crossroads. Congress was in an uproar over slavery, and it was not clear if a compromise could be found. In the midst of the debate, President Zachary Taylor suddenly took ill and died. The presidency, and the crisis, now fell to the little-known vice president from...

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Spurensuche Eines Kriegskindes

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Author: Hartmut Radebold and Hildegard Radebold  |  Isbn: 9783608980547  |  File size: 2.3 MB  |  Year: 2015  |  Pages: 207  |  Language: German  |  File format: EPUB  |  Category: Biography Ich bin im ungefähren Alter von Herrn Radebold und kann fast auf die gleichen Kriegserlebnisse zurückblicken.. Zur Zeit schreibe ich an meinen Kindheitserinnerungen aus der Zeit zwischen 1944 - 1950. Damals als 7 jähriger Junge erlebte ich mit...

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Monty & Rommel: Parallel Lives

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Author: Peter Caddick-Adams  |  Isbn: 9781848091542  |  File size: 2.5 MB  |  Year: 2011  |  Pages: 480  |  Language: English  |  File format: EPUB  |  Category: Biography "Peter Caddick-Adams's book brilliantly captures the lives and the personalities of these two extraordinary men. In short, Monty and Rommel is not only a first-class work of military history, but one of those books that makes you stop and think, and connect the dots...

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Double Homicide: Tales of True Crime by John Coston (.ePUB)

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Requirements: ePUB Reader, 4.6MB | Retail Overview: Two riveting true crime sagas—of a mother who murdered her two sons, and a sex-crazed serial killer who terrorized Montana—together in one volume. In this terrifying collection, veteran reporter and former Wall Street Journal editor John Coston recounts the disturbing crimes of Ellen Boehm and Wayne Nance, two seemingly ordinary citizens who killed for the most twisted and selfish reasons. Single mom Ellen Boehm appeared to be a devoted mother. But in...

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