4015 books for genre «Biographical»

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Join Vern Westfall on a thrilling adventure from his childhood days in small adobe house in a remote corner of an Arizona Desert to his adult years in the skies above Vietnam as an F-­4 pilot. Traverse the globe with this multi-­talented man as he teaches high school, instructs pilots, mentors gifted children, survives in jungles, and communes with Buddhist monks in the mountains of China.

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"Playing The Game: How Triple H Became the Heir Apparent to the WWE Empire" is an explosive, compelling, and unauthorized new account of Triple H's life, career, and ascension to power within World Wrestling Entertainment.

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In 1861, young Mark Twain found himself adrift as a tenderfoot in the Wild West?­and is his hilarious record of his travels come to life with his inimitable mixture of reporting, social satire, and rollicking tall tales.

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Bernborough - Australia's Greatest Racehorse By Duncan Stearn In the history of Australian horse racing only five horses have captured the imagination of the public to the extent of dominating their era. In 1870 it was carbine; in 1930 Phar Lap; in 1957 Tulloch, while in 2005, Makybe Diva won her third successive Melbourne Cup and became a legend. Sixty years earlier - after a decade of economic depression and six years of total war - Australians embraced another great. He emerged in the unlikely form of a giant six-­year-­old stallion from outback Queensland. His name was Bernborough. Together with his youthful jockey George Mulley, flamboyant owner Azzalin Romano, and taciturn trainer Harry Plant, Bernborough carved a unique niche in the tapestry of both Australian racing and the social fabric of the post-­war nation. After being trapped for years by bureaucratic red tape, Bernborough burst into the national spotlight, reeling off victory after victory in sensational fashion, . . .

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Johnette Napolitano was born in Hollywood, California and has toured the world as the main voice and bassist of the Los Angeles rock band Concrete Blonde. A respected and prolific songwriter and recording artist, Napolitano is also a gallery artist and has studied art in Mata Ortiz, Mexico and Flamenco in Spain.

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Most people have heard of the Mormon Church, few have any idea of who they are, how they were founded, or the core beliefs found within the Book of Mormon. The Book of Mormon Myths describes the church's 19th-­century origins by American prophet Joseph Smith, summarizes the Book of Mormon's contents in easy-­to-­understand summaries, and evaluates its claims in light of contemporary knowledge.

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Buffalo Boy 2 delivers a young man from Buffalo, New York into the epicenter of the movement that was destined to transform the world, Berkeley, California, 1967, Telegraph Avenue. This collection of short stories, based on actual events that have been carefully eliminated from media history shows us an inside story of what life was like at that time, from a creative viewpoint.

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Retomo esta diarice com alguma repulsa. Tem-­me feito mal andar a ler a Conta-­Corrente do Vergílio Ferreira. Escrever o dia-­a-­dia torna-­se num vício e eu não sou um homem de vícios. Não fumo, não bebo café, não tomo álcool e não faço muitas outras coisas viciantes. Mas como um homem sem vícios não é, no rifão popular, verdadeiramente um homem, dou-­me por vencido e fico-­me por este.

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Staring down a milestone age, Bob Foulkes was not content to experience life from the comfort of his easy chair. From competitive running, cycling, and swimming to travelling the world and extensive volunteering, Bob had experienced his fair share of adventures. Then he turned 60. Semi-­retired, restless, and yes, bored, Bob was ready for his next adventure. Inspired by Julia Child’s passion for food and a certain French animated French ‘Rat’, Bob takes his leap and enrolls in the six-­month culinary program at Vancouver’s renowned Pacific Institute of Culinary Arts. And so begins his next adventure — 1,­000 hours of intensive training in the art of classical French cooking. In this hands-­on program where students are expected to work hard and put in long hours, Bob — the oldest student in the class, by a long shot — faces the many rigorous mental and physical challenges of culinary training with grace, humility, and good humour. As he learns the ropes in the kitchen, he makes some . . .

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It Takes a Naked Man to Tell a Naked Story is the true story and personal adventures of a man who discovers that decisions made in life can take you down many different paths. From Vietnam Veteran to nude model and everywhere in between, he steps outside the box late in life to find personal fulfillment.

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