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1. Don Eugenio Garza Sada. Ideas, acción, legado

Don Eugenio Garza Sada. Ideas, acción, legado

“Una enseñanza maravillosa para cualquiera que aspire a ser emprendedor. Este es un libro de la historia de un hombre que supo superar los problemas de su época”. -Fernando Elizondo Barragán “Las páginas more
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by Gabriela Recio Cavazos
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20.02.2017

2. Narrative of the Life of Frederick Douglass

Narrative of the Life of Frederick Douglass

In this powerful memoir, former slave Frederick Douglass describes his brutal upbringing and eventual escape from slavery. Douglass combines his own experience with his advanced oratory skills to argue for the abolition of slavery. more
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by Frederick Douglass
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19.02.1895

3. Narrative of the Life of Frederick Douglass

Narrative of the Life of Frederick Douglass

This autobiography is the first book from the brilliant writer, advocate, and abolitionist Frederick Douglass. Relating the story of Douglass’ life from his birth into slavery to his escape and first few years of freedom, this account became instrumental more
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by Fredrick Douglass
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17.01.2011

4. Autobiography of a Yogi

Autobiography of a Yogi

Autobiography of a Yogi introduces the reader to the life of Paramahansa Yogananda and his encounters with spiritual figures of both the East and West. The book begins with his childhood family life, to finding his guru, to becoming a monk and establishing more
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by Paramahansa Yogananda
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19.06.2012

5. Incidents in the Life of a Slave Girl

Incidents in the Life of a Slave Girl

This was such a wonderful book about a woman who endured under the most trying circumstances. She was a true inspiration. more
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by Harriet Ann Jacobs
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31.12.1860

6. Klee Wyck

Klee Wyck

An Apple Books Classic edition. One of Canadian artist Emily Carr’s paintings sold for more than .3 million in 2013, setting a record for work by a Canadian woman. And Carr was just as gifted as an author as she was a painter. In Klee Wyck she more
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by Emily Carr
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31.12.1941

7. Anne of Avonlea

Anne of Avonlea

Following Anne of Green Gables (1908), the book covers the second chapter in the life of Anne Shirley. This book follows Anne from the age of 16 to 18, during the two years that she teaches at Avonlea school. It includes many of the characters from Anne more
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by L.M. Montgomery
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01.01.1942

8. Up from Slavery: an autobiography

Up from Slavery: an autobiography

This is a preservation of significant incidents in the history of slavery in America that coincides with the life incidents of the author, Booker T. Washington, including the Reconstruction period. The author narrates his life struggles beginning with more
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by Booker T. Washington
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31.12.1914

9. Autobiography of Benjamin Franklin

Autobiography of Benjamin Franklin

Franklin wrote his autobiography in the form of an extended letter to his son. While recording the events of his life, he adds instructions for good living which makes this work America’s first “How to Succeed” book. more
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by Benjamin Franklin
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31.12.1789

10. Hunting the Grizzly

Hunting the Grizzly

At 3 a.m. on the morning of February 14, 1884, Theodore Roosevelt’s mother Mittie dies of typhoid fever. Eleven hours later his wife of four years, Alice, dies of an undiagnosed case of kidney failure, two days after the birth of their infant daughter more
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by Theodore Roosevelt
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03.06.2013

11. The Beginner\'s American History

The Beginner\'s American History

The book’s object is to present clearly and accurately those facts and principles in the lives of some of the chief founders and builders of America which would be of interest and value to pupils beginning the study of our history. more
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by David Henry Montgomery
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01.01.1928

12. Alexander the Great

Alexander the Great

If you want to learn about one of history’s greatest military commanders and uncover some of his secrets of drive—drive that enabled him and his small army to first subdue all of Greece and then the mighty Persian Empire—then you want more
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by Sean Patrick
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13.05.2013

13. This Time Next Year We\'ll Be Laughing Sample

This Time Next Year We\'ll Be Laughing Sample

An ebook-only sneak peek of New York Times bestselling Maisie Dobbs author Jaqueline Winspear\'s memoir, This Time Next Year We\'ll Be Laughing (on sale November 10, 2020). Features an excerpt from the book and an interview with the author. & more
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by Jacqueline Winspear
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09.09.2020

14. Vlad the Impaler: A Life From Beginning to End

Vlad the Impaler: A Life From Beginning to End

The character Count Dracula is well-known throughout the world. He is a dark, seductive, pale man wearing a cape. His gaze is quite literally captivating, and he has the strength of ten men. The story, written by Bram Stoker in 1897, has been retold more
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by Hourly History
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08.09.2016

15. Theodore Roosevelt - An Autobiography

Theodore Roosevelt - An Autobiography

In his vital, illustrative and dynamic autobiography, Theodore Roosevelt let us into the life that formed one of the greatest and outspoken presidents in American history. Not only are we privy to the formation of his political ideals, but also to his more
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by Theodore Roosevelt
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01.01.1919

16. The Narrative of the Life of Frederick Douglass

The Narrative of the Life of Frederick Douglass

Narrative of the Life of Frederick Douglass is a memoir and treatise on abolition written by famous orator and former slave, Frederick Douglass. It is generally held to be the most famous of a number of narratives written by former slaves during the more
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by Frederick Douglass
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10.01.2006

17. Autobiography of Thomas Jefferson

Autobiography of Thomas Jefferson

Thomas Jefferson (1743 – 1826) was an American Founding Father who was the principal author of the Declaration of Independence and later served as the third President of the United States from 1801 to 1809 . Previously, he was elected the second more
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by Thomas Jefferson
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04.07.2017

18. The Confessions of St. Augustine

The Confessions of St. Augustine

The young Augustine does, however, catch a passion for the pursuit of Philosophical truth, learning the doctrines of Manicheism, skepticism, and Neoplatonism. This last philosophy will have a profound influence on him-- theConfessions are perhaps more
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by Saint Augustine
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01.06.2002

19. Public Enemies: 5 True Crime Gangster Stories from the Roaring Twenties

Public Enemies: 5 True Crime Gangster Stories from the Roaring Twenties

Public Enemies – True Crime Gangster Stories from the Roaring Twenties From the era of gangsters, molls and prohibition, almost (but not quite), lost in the mists of time, these tales romp along with plenty of action and recreate the atmosphere more
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by Guy Hadleigh
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02.03.2015

20. Lean In Kurdistan

Lean In Kurdistan

This is a Kurdish Edition of the Lean In Book by Sheryl Sandberg. It is translated and published by the Hiwa Foundation. Hiwa Foundation was established March 2013 as a non-profit and charitable organization based in Sulaimani, KRG-Iraq. Its founder, more
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by Sheryl Sandberg
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20.09.2014

21. 17 Deadly Women Through the Ages+

17 Deadly Women Through the Ages+

TRUE CRIME: WOMEN SERIAL KILLERS Our society can barely account for evil in males, let alone imagine it in females. The female nests, creates, and nurtures doesn’t she or is it that we just want to believe in the intrinsic non-threatening nature more
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by Stephanie Glover
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04.02.2015

22. The Year Mom Died

The Year Mom Died

This short autobiographical story examines the year when my Mom died. The lessons she learned and those I learned by being there, taught me more about living than about dying. more
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by Matt Chatelain
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28.04.2012

23. De Profundis

De Profundis

From his cell in prison, Oscar Wilde wrote \"De Profundis, \" the detailed and unsparing revelation of his love and tragedy. more
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by Oscar Wilde
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29.11.1900

24. The Fifth Vital: A Prelude

The Fifth Vital: A Prelude

PRELUDE TO THE FIFTH VITAL Mike Majlak was a seventeen-year-old from a loving, middle-class family in Milford, Connecticut, when he got caught up in the opioid epidemic that swept the nation. For close to a decade thereafter, his life was a wasteland more
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by Mike Majlak & Riley J. Ford
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25.04.2020

25. Arthur Conan Doyle: A Biography + The Complete Sherlock Holmes

Arthur Conan Doyle: A Biography + The Complete Sherlock Holmes

Here you will find an extensive biography of Arthur Conan Doyle and the complete Sherlock Holmes collection. - Arthur Conan Doyle: A Biography - A Study in Scarlet - The Sign of Four - The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes - The Memoirs of Sherlock Holmes more
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by Arthur Conan Doyle
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11.06.2017

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