4015 books for genre «Biographical»

Page 10 from 100


Author:

Aventurier, voleur, bagnard, puis indicateur de police, Vicoq devient chef de la brigade de la Sûreté parisienne en 1811. En 1827, Vidocq démissionne de ses fonctions de chef de la Sûreté. Il s'installe à Saint-­Mandé, près de Paris, et crée une petite usine de papier. Il invente le papier infalsifiable. En 1828, il publie les présents Mémoires qui connaissent un grand succès, et qui inspirent notamment à Honoré de Balzac son personnage de Vautrin. Ruiné par son affaire d'usine de papier, il occupe à nouveau durant sept mois le poste de chef de la sûreté en 1832, puis quitte définitivement le service public et fonde en 1833 le Bureau de renseignements pour le commerce, la première agence de détective privée, qui fournit aux commerçants, moyennant finance, des services de renseignement et de surveillance économique, ainsi que des informations sur les conjoints volages. Édition Ebooks libres et gratuits. Édition Feedbooks pour le format ePub.

Book rate:
22 downloads
  read online  


Author:

Édition Ebooks libres et gratuits. Édition Feedbooks pour le format ePub.

Book rate:
19 downloads
  read online  


Author:

If you are looking for the true story of one mans path to dominance.­his life and loves, then you are certainly home, sweet home. Ever wonder what the life of a real Dom is like The MASTER is a mustread. For the past 20 years Master R has been proprietor of La Domaine Esemar, a BDSM training chateau in upstate NY, where he is Master Dominant. He and his Head Mistress offer couples the opportunity to explore their sexuality as well as practice their skills and fantasies in a melting pot of sexual politics, freedom and creativity. Master R relates reallife experiences and stories as he gives the reader an eyewitness account of his complex world. He discloses where the people who practice BDSM come from and how they got there. Readers will discover .­the brilliant people I have encountered, the exquisite sex I have had and the depths of love I have been privileged to share says Master R.

Book rate:
14 downloads


Author:

Beautifully written and told with breathtaking honesty, Spencer Beach's journey will astound and inspire you. At age 29, with his life finally falling into place and a new baby on the way, Spencer experienced a nightmare beyond imagination. But it is what he did with that nightmare that makes his story so compelling. Read it and learn what courage truly means.

Book rate:
14 downloads


Author:

This is the story of Ross Lockridge, author of Raintree County, and Thomas Heggen, creator of Mr. Roberts, each catapulted into sudden fame and money, each thrust young and unprepared into the center of the American Dream, and each, in his own way, playing out a tragedy of self-­destruction.

Book rate:
14 downloads


Author:

Live Aid mastermind Bob Geldof once told his fellow Irishman and journalist Joe Jackson he would never update his 1986 autobiography 'Is That It.­' Joe Jackson now suggests that "in ways the two interviews, each roughly 10,­000 words long, and two thirds of which has never been previously published, from 1989 and 2001, that make up my book about Bob are, in ways an update of his autobiography.

Book rate:
14 downloads


Author:

A tale of corruption, deceit, and hope: Funded by Prince Luigi of Italy, Major Ingraham set sail for the Alaska gold fields. Three days after the schooner Jane Gray departed from Seattle, the ship went down in a moderate gale – hardly a storm that should sink a “staunch and seaworthy” whaler in a “hatful of wind.­”Of the famous men on board, only twenty-­seven of the sixty-­four survived.

Book rate:
14 downloads


Author:

Harold Robbins’s steamy books sold more than 750 million copies and created the sex-­power-­glamour genre. What readers don’t know is that Robbins—whom the media had dubbed the “prince of sex and scandal”—actually “researched” the free-­wheeling escapades depicted in his books himself, along with his drop-­dead, gorgeous wife, Grace. Grace Robbins lays open their fascinating and provocative life.

Book rate:
14 downloads


Author:

Captain Courageous is the autobiography of Martin Skylark, also known as “Captain Sky”: An intrepid ship’s captain who cheated death many times. He survived shipwrecks, typhoons, tsunamis and pirate attacks. He had a girl in every port and danger as a constant companion.

Book rate:
11 downloads


Author:

After enduring 12 years of sexual abuse at the hands of her father, and a long struggle with sexual addiction as an adult, Kelly Boykin set out on a journey of self-­discovery by journaling about her past, her addiction, and her path to forgiveness and recovery. The Death of Innocence is candid, humorous, touching, and heartfelt, and allows the reader a glimpse into the soul of a survivor. (This book is also titled "Confessions of a Sex Addict" and is sold at most retail sites.­)

Book rate:
6 downloads

Books for genre Biographical