Book of Biographies:Biographical Sketches of Leading Citizens of Beaver County, Pennsylvania Biographical Publishing Corporation
This collection represents the great literary legacy of the president Theodore Roosevelt. He had a wide range of interests which can be seen in his work. Roosevelt had shown a great deal of talent in different literary genres, such as history, biography, nature and guide books. In addition, trough his memoirs, his personal and presidential writings you will discover surprising adventurous life the former president, as well as details of his presidential actions and truth behind certain decisions. Contents: Autobiography The Naval War of 1812 Hero Tales from American History The Winning of the West Through the Brazilian Wilderness Letters to His Children The Rough Riders A Book-Lover´s Holidays in the Open Hunting The Grisly And Other Sketches America and the World War Average Americans The Strenuous Life Expansion and Peace Fellow-Feeling as Political Factor Character & Success History as Literature Biological Analogies in History The World Movement The Thraldom of Names Productive Scholarship Dante and the Bowery The Foundations of the Nineteenth Century The Search for Truth in a Reverent Spirit The Ancient Irish Sagas An Art Exhibition The Duties of American Citizenship Professionalism in Sports Practical Work in Politics Resignation Letter Colonel Roosevelt´s Reports Strength & Decency The Square Deal Nobel Peace Prize Acceptance Speech The Man With the Muck Rake Sons of the Puritans Where We Can Work With Socialists Where We Cannot Work With Socialists Citizenship in a Republic (the Man in the Arena) International Peace The New Nationalism Duty & Self-control The Right of the People to Rule I Have Just Been Shot Address to the Boys Progressive League Address to the Knights of Columbus
Russell Westbrook is a man who requires no validation from others. He doesn´t need you to believe in him. He was 5´8´´, 140 pounds with over-sized hands and size 14 feet as a 10th grader and sat the bench until his junior year. He is now a perpetual NBA All-Star, an Olympic gold medalist, and one of the best basketball players in the world. The story of how he got here is a tale of triumph. This biography explores Westbrook’s upbringing, his high school and college basketball careers, and details his breakthrough into the NBA, all the way through May 2013. From family to basketball to the future, all you need to know about Russell Westbrook is right here, right now, in the most up to date coverage of Russell Westbrook’s life. This book also includes all of Russell Westbrook’s professional statistics. 1. Language: English. Narrator: Sean Lenhart. Audio sample: http://samples.audible.de/bk/acx0/023308/bk_acx0_023308_sample.mp3. Digital audiobook in aax.
Marcus Aurelius was an outstanding person and Emperor of Ancient Rome. He was far more concerned with ways of thinking than with warfare. Being a small boy he applied himself to task with education. Marcus preferred others over himself, putting his own welfare aside for the good of other people.His nature is obvious in his kindness and consideration for others; but his sharp intelligence is also evident in his writing and in his excellence in jurisprudence. People called him a Great Emperor and a Philosopher King. Inside you will listen about: The Young MarcusTraining in OratoryAntoninus´s reignAntoninus´s deathPhilosopher turned EmperorMarcus and Lucius´s reignThe Slumbering TiberThe War with the ParthiansThe Antonine plagueThe youngest Consul in Roman historyThe End of the Pax RomanaAnd much more!This audiobook is a chronological biography of his life. Its aim is to not only describe the historical events of his life, but also to delve into his character. It explores who the man really was, especially the contrast between the high station thrust upon him and the simplicity he longed for. 1. Language: English. Narrator: Jerry Beebe. Audio sample: http://samples.audible.de/bk/acx0/143248/bk_acx0_143248_sample.mp3. Digital audiobook in aax.
Frida Kahlo was ahead of her time. She was bisexual and would have fit in perfectly in the time we live in now. Her disabilities would be acceptable in our society of today and her husband, Diego would probably be run out of town by the Real Housewives of ´´Cheaters”.Frida came with a lot of baggage in her life starting when she was only six years old and even more baggage piled on when she was in high school. Her suffering was more than anyone can imagine but she kept her head held high and forged her way forward.Inside you’ll hear about:Frida’s birth and familyFrida and Diego begin their life togetherDiego’s First Fight with Penile CancerFrida’s loversFrida was rotten to the coreA lifetime of Frida’s creationsA medical doctor’s perspective on FridaAnd much more!If Frida had not had a unibrow, waxed her upper lip, and shaved under her arms, she may have appeared more feminine than she did, and it may have given her more self-confidence. She never gave herself a chance because she felt it was her job to be the boy in the family. 1. Language: English. Narrator: Alana Marie Cheuvront. Audio sample: http://samples.audible.de/bk/acx0/149234/bk_acx0_149234_sample.mp3. Digital audiobook in aax.
Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart. Probably the most naturally gifted musician the world has ever known, Mozart began his career early as a child prodigy. By the age five, he was already proficient on the violin, the harpsichord, and piano keyboard, and had begun composing music that had integrity. He was a showman as well, according to contemporary documents, and charmed many of the crowned heads of Europe with his performance and his manner.Inside you’ll hear about: Early years of prodigy.The Grand Tour 1763-66.Setbacks and success in Vienna.The solo trip to Italy.Salzburg to Vienna.Augsburg, Mannheim, Paris, and Munich.Munich and Idomeneo.And much more...Unlike other child prodigies though, Mozart developed gradually into a mature musician, composing operas, concertos, 41 symphonies, string quartets, piano sonatas, and many other kinds of music. Although he died when he was only 35 years old, he is still one of the most prolific composers who ever lived. 1. Language: English. Narrator: Jerry Beebe. Audio sample: http://samples.audible.de/bk/acx0/148752/bk_acx0_148752_sample.mp3. Digital audiobook in aax.
Patton’s life was a patchwork of a hard-driving leadership style, a colorful and sarcastic personality, and a series of dire political missteps. His image is often contradictory. On one hand, he was a hot spark who could often fly off the handle and say and do things that were injurious to himself and others. On the other hand, he was a gifted orator whose capacity to inspire his troops was second to none. Reconciling those elements of his being can sometimes be a tricky proposition.Chapters include:Born to Be a SoldierForeign WarsBetween the WarsWorld War II BeginsHard Fighting AheadNormandyNormandyThe Battle of the BulgeGermanyAfter the FightingLegacyAnd much more!What makes Patton a controversial figure, and who was he, really? From privileged birth to Olympic athlete to conqueror, this is the story of George S. Patton. 1. Language: English. Narrator: Jerry Beebe. Audio sample: http://samples.audible.de/bk/acx0/154476/bk_acx0_154476_sample.mp3. Digital audiobook in aax.