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Biographies (116 Books)


A biography is a detailed description or account of someone's life. It entails more than basic facts (education, work, relationships, and death), a biography also portrays a subject's experience of these events. Unlike a profile or curriculum vitae (résumé), a biography presents a subject's life story, highlighting various aspects of his or her life, including intimate details of experience, and may include an analysis of a subject's personality. Biographical works are usually non-fiction, but fiction can also be used to portray a person's life. One in-depth form of biographical coverage is called legacy writing. Biographical works in diverse media—from literature to film—form the genre known as a biography.

 
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Cilla Gad : Et Forsøk på en Biografi

By: Knut Rage;

In this book, the author has made an effort to re-tell the dramatic life of the learned Norwegian woman Cilla Gad through facts and faction, based on court documents and other sources. Text in Norwegian.

Etterpå ligger det hele bak henne som en vond drøm, et tåkeaktig, grusomt mareritt. Hun husker alle ansiktene, alle de stirrende øynene, de sammenknepne munnene, den tette atmosfæren i det mørke kirkerommet da hun går alene opp midtgangen. Langt der fremme venter Abel som en ondskapens fyrste i enden av en uendelig lang og dunkel tunnel. Det gjelder om å holde ut, holde seg oppreist, ikke miste balansen og falle, vise seg stolt, ikke la seg knekke. Under den slitte kjole...

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Spruce Cliff: An Autobiographical Novel : 1962-1963, Volume Book 1...

By: Robert Gustav Schwab, Dr.;

When I was about 10 years old, my father gave me a present. It was a simple present – a journal with 200 blank lined pages bound in a fake leather cover that measured 6½ by 10 inches. His instructions were simple. One page a day. Every day. At first, it seemed an impossible task, and I resisted it. But in time, I accepted it and even came to like it. And in the end, the resulting collection of journals chronicled a lifetime. From those simple words and sentence...

‘The Cliff’ was a magical place. Ancient trails wandered through huge pines with trunks four feet across. At one point, a vertical cliff with a 150 foot sheer drop had in past antiquity served as an ancient Indian jumping pound. The buffalo, driven over the edge in carefully planned hunts at this spot had fed an Indian nation for countless generations. At the bottom, the bones of thousands of buffalo from centuries of these hunts mixed with the sandy prairie soil. ...

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Storming Heaven

By: Unknown; Tony Kline, Translator

Biographies of four famous Elizabethans: Essex, Marlowe, Raleigh and Donne, within the context of the history of ideas, with reference to poetry, astrology, history, and mythology including the concept of the Goddess.

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Henry Dunkley M.A. LL.D

By: Mary Edith Angus

Chronicles the life of Henry Dunkley - Author of the Letters of Verax.

On the 30th of June, 1896, a beautiful summer morning, Henry Dunkley left home to take a "Verax" article to the "Manchester Guardian" office, stopping at the garden gate to ask his daughter to have strawberries at luncheon. One heard afterwords that on his return from town he had chatted happily with a friend while waiting for a tram-car which he entered without troubling to stop it as was the custom with all young men. A few minutes later he expired on the seat he had t...

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Independent Literature Catalog

By: Barry, Mark, owner of Green Wizard Publishing

This is a catalog of 110 Books published by Green Wizard Publishing Company for Independent Authors of all Genres

Remember - we are a community, and if we stand together, we can succeed together

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The Fifth Commandment: A Biography of Shapurji Saklatvala and Memo...

By: Sehri Saklatvala

Shapurji Saklatvala was a Parsi from India who was elected twice to the British parliament in the 1920s. A communist and an internationalist, he campaigned vigorously inside and outside parliament on behalf of working people everywhere and especially for the cause of an independent India. A celebrated public speaker, Sak was imprisoned for sedition during the General Strike of 1926, after urging the army not to act against protesting workers. He was also banned from ente...

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Derek Tribe: International Agricultural Scientist, Founder of The ...

By: Lindsay Falvey

Derek Tribe FTSE, OBE, OA was a remarkable Australian international Australian agricultural scientist, who as a young academic migrated from England to assume the mantle of Sir Samuel Wadham at the University of Melbourne in the 1950s. From that base he was instrumental in the creation in Africa of what became the International Livestock Research Institute – one of the 15 green revolution centres that support third world research. Having expanded the Faculty of Agricultu...

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Tears of the Mystic Rose

By: Swami Rajneesh

Oshio disciple Swami Rajneesh tells his mystical story about his spiritual path with the master.

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Zambia, mu si ali fo

By: Gerard Stout

Twee jaar 'missiewerk' aan Kalabo Secondary School. Een terugblik op af en toe extreme ervaringen op de kostschool in Western Province.

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Corpus of a Siam Mosquito

By: Steven David Justin Sills

This book is about an individual in dire poverty who makes his way in Bangkok from a sidewalk restaurant worker to a famous prostitute painter

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Another Way

By: Ash Avi Khalili

As you know the curiosity of public increases rapidly about the Islamic regime of Iran More than once we hear about people that searching for information about the lifestyle of the residents behind the walls After four years of intensive work the answers are finally published, now its up to us to share their secrets with the world "Another way" is the story of Iran through the eyes of a child within revolution events, the war, escape through Kurdistan and a search...

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Man with No Name

By: Wally Amos

The story of how the founder of the Famous Amos Cookie Company lost everything, including his name----and turned adversity into opportunity. This revealing book chronicles Wally's loss of the cookie empire that he had built, to the opening of The Uncle Noname Cookie Company, and his journey towards learning how to turn lemons into lemonade. Wally imparts his belief that crises can turn out to be glorious benefits if we draw on universal wisdom to handle them -- that chal...

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The Power in You

By: Wally Amos

Wally Amos, who rose from relative poverty to fame and fortune as "Famous Amos" details the components for a successful personal, financial and spiritual life using his ten secret ingredients for inner strength. He discusses his struggle to overcome personal and professional problems to find genuine love and inner peace. This is an inspiring testimony to the power of life, love and inner strength.

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La Vera Storia Di Garibaldi

By: Gabriele Riondato
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Sarmiento Y la Patagonia

By: Francisco M. Goyogana

Es ésta una nueva obra que se suma a la vasta bibliografía sobre aquel denodado argentino que pasó su vida en permanente lucha, que se llamó Domingo Faustino Sarmiento. Pero no es una obra más, sino un especial trabajo sobre la Patagonia, que tiene por objeto desmitificar una acusación injusta que pretendió deteriorar el nombre del civilizador por antonomasia.

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Curly Line with Flowers

By: Ronit Baras

The inspiring story of a dyslexic girl's journey of self-discovery, in which she overcomes her disability and finds her true worth with the help of some special people. http://www.behappyinlife.com

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The Natural State, In the Words of U.G. Krishnamurti

By: U.G. Krishnamurti, Edited by Peter Maverick

A compilation of quotes by U.G. Krishnamurti that can alter your life. Someone once said to his daughter who had met U.G., "Damned be the day you met this man; your life will never be the same." Whether we feel cursed or blessed, our coming upon the unique life/energy that is U.G. can change our life forever.

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