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Amazing Affairs - A Short eBook

by Charles Margerison

Love affairs can bring the best of times and the worst of times, and who better to tell you about their rollercoaster relationships than those who experienced such pleasure and pain. In this unique collection, we take a look at the complicated love lives of the vulnerable Marilyn Monroe, the irresistible lothario Casanova, the beautiful and mysterious Mata Hari and the charismatic Wallis Simpson. Explore their innermost thoughts and learn about their extraordinary lives and loves through BioViews®. BioViews® are short biographical narratives, similar to interviews. These inspirational stories from The Amazing People Club® provide a new way of learning about amazing people who made major contributions and changed our world

Amazing Americans: Inspirational Stories

by Charles Margerison

Would you like to have met Abraham Lincoln and had a discussion about his life and career? Can you imagine what George Washington would have said if he was interviewed about his achievements? Would you like to explore how Amelia Earhart, the famous aviation pioneer, broke may speed and travel records and so inspired people around the world. Experience these and other outstanding stories in Amazing Americans and be inspired by some of the amazing people who helped shape the United States.

Amazing Artists - A Short eBook

by Charles Margerison

In this unique collection of audio stories about some of the world's most amazing artists, meet Michelangelo in 1485, when he was born in a small village in Tuscany. You'll travel with him to Rome at the age of 21 and understand how he came to complete some of the world's most influential pieces of art, including the Statue of David and the awe-inspiring ceiling of the Sistine Chapel, which took him four years to complete. Meet also another Italian - the fascinating Rosalba Carriera, who from lowly beginnings went on to become an influential Rococo painter. Samuel Morse is of course known for developing Morse code however, few people realize that he was actually an artist. He painted influential figures including President John Adams and was the artist of pieces including Dying Hercules. Finally you'll get a unique insight to the amazing life of Leonardo da Vinci, who many believe to be the most diversely talented man to have lived. Understand his major works, including The Last Supper and Virgin of the Rocks within the context of his real life. Each story comes to life through BioViews®. These are short biographical narratives, similar to interviews. They provide an easy way of learning about amazing people who made major contributions and changed our world.

Amazing Aviators

by Charles Margerison

As the world becomes smaller and air travel more commonplace, do we always remember those amazing people whose bravery and vision has made it possible for us to travel around to the far ends of the earth? In this unique collection of inspirational stories from The Amazing People Club®, take a fascinating flight through the lives of some of the world's most celebrated aviators!From the great dreams of Joseph Montgolfier, inventor of the hot-air balloon, to the incredible innovations of the Wright Brothers, whose work on bicycles inspired them to invent a system of controlling aircraft; the principle of which is still used today. From the bravery and pioneering spirit of Amelia Earhart to the tenacious spirit of Yuri Gagarin, there is much to be learnt from the lives of these amazing people who all played key roles in the history of aviation. Experience the excitement of great aviation breakthroughs in this unique collection of amazing stories. Travel with Frank Whittle, who developed the jet engine. Learn how Igor Sikorsky created the helicopter. Find our how aviation engineers and brave pilots created the airline industry. These stories all come alive through BioViews®.A BioView® is a short biographical story, similar to an interview, about an amazing person. These stories offer an inspirational way of learning about people who made major contributions to our world. The unique format and flow enables each person's story to come alive, as if it is being personally told to you, and reflects their interests, emotions and passions.

Amazing Business People - A Short eBook

by Charles Margerison

Business makes the world go round. This unique audio collection from The Amazing People Club explores the lives of four amazing people who all enjoyed global success in a variety of ways. Get an insight into the life of Henry Ford, the man behind one of the biggest car brands in the world. Born on a farm, Henry's journey took him to Detroit, where he built the first mass produced vehicles - the Model T, the Model A and the system of 'Fordism'. His talent for invention and machines was inspired by other amazing individuals, including Thomas Edison. Also meet Beulah Henry, called 'Lady Edison' by many; she was a prolific inventor. Many people have actually never heard of her despite her development of over 101 inventions! Be amazed by Henry Bessemer who played a critical role in steel making and steam engines which drove the industrial revolution and find out about George de Mestral whose ingenuity was responsible for Velcro, now used all over the world. It's a great example of the fact that behind every invention, there is an amazing story! Each story comes to life through BioViews®. These are short biographical narratives, similar to interviews. They provide an easy way of learning about amazing people who made major contributions and changed our world.

Amazing Careers: Inspirational Stories

by Charles Margerison

How did Charles Darwin, Albert Einstein and Coco Chanel choose their careers? Discover how these and other high achievers became successful in Amazing Careers. In life, the work we do often determines our status in society as much as the money we earn. Some people choose their job because of strong convictions while others are motivated by salary. This book provides a unique insight into lives of people who had exciting and interesting careers and can help provide inspiration to you in your own. Each amazing career is explored through BioViews® which are short biographical stories, similar to interviews. These unique stories provide an easy way of learning about amazing people who made major contributions and changed our world.

Amazing Colonists - A Short eBook

by Charles Margerison

Colonists are often defined as people who moved from a civilized country to a non-civilized country to form new communities modelled on their old country. The Amazing People Club would like to introduce you to five amazing people who embarked upon great adventurous journeys, in some cases not always voluntarily. Discover how they adapted to new worlds and cultures as they share their stories of survival and success. Be inspired by Anne Burras, the maidservant who became the first founding colonial mother of America - she is one of the most important women in the history of the USA. Follow in the footsteps of Cecil Rhodes, who despite ill health went from cotton farmer to diamond magnate and founder of the state of Rhodesia. Join Christopher Columbus, Samuel de Champlain and Susannah Holmes on their voyages to explore undiscovered worlds. Gain insights into what motivated these amazing explorers and colonists, and how they battled to form civilized communities. Be inspired by their notable achievements which have had major influences on the world as it is today. Each story comes to life through BioViews®. These are short biographical narratives, similar to interviews. They provide an easy way of learning about amazing people who made major contributions and changed our world.

Amazing Doctors and Nurses

by Charles Margerison

Ever wondered who developed insulin? Or, who completed the first heart transplant? Explore the lives of some of most amazing doctors and nurses. Gain an insight into the lives they led and the challenges they faced. We have all relied on doctors and nurses at various points during our lives. However, the amazing stories behind so many important and influential achievements remain unknown. This book explores how doctors and nurses have developed their remarkable skills and methods to help patients, supported by researchers in many fields.Explore the life stories of an amazing range of characters including Florence Nightingale, Elizabeth Blackwell, Ignaz Semmelweis and Che Guevara. These people paved the way for modern medicine and saved countless lives by advancing the boundaries of treatment. The life stories come back to life through in a new story format called a BioView®. It is as if each of the doctors and nurses has returned through time to tell the story of their life and their amazing achievements.What is a BioView®? A BioView® is a short biographical story, similar to an interview, about an amazing person. The stories can be read in around ten minutes. They provide an easy way of learning about people who made major contributions to our world. The unique format and flow enables each person's story to come alive, as if it is being personally told to you and reflects their interests, emotions and passions. These are unique life stories that can provide you with inspiration in your own life.Visit www.amazingpeopleclub.com to explore this exciting range ofbooks and audio resources.

Amazing Educators - A Short eBook

by Charles Margerison

Progress and education go hand in hand. This unique collection from The Amazing People Club explores the lives of four influential educators who recognized the importance of sharing knowledge to improve people's life and acted on it. Meet Maria Montessori whose revolutionary educational method has inspired public and private schools throughout the world. While many have heard of Montessori schools, most don't know about her pivotal work in India or the fact she was the first woman to qualify as a doctor in Italy. Explore the life of another amazing woman who dedicated her life to educating people. Inspired by her own teacher, Helen Keller became the first deaf and blind person to earn her degree. She traveled the world to educate people on politics and women's rights. You'll also meet Aristotle, who was taught by Plato and in turn taught Alexander the Great. Without doubt, he is one of the most important figures in Western philosophy. Finally you'll come "face to face" with the lesser-known, but no less amazing, Dr. Reg Revans. His is one of the great management thinkers and pioneered Action Learning, a process we can all use in our lives. Each story comes to life through BioViews®. These are short biographical narratives, similar to interviews. They provide an easy way of learning about amazing people who made major contributions and changed our world.

Amazing Engineers

by Charles Margerison

When problems crop up, we need solutions. When something needs to be improved, or made more efficient, we need innovative ideas and positive action. Take inspiration from some of the world's most celebrated engineers whose inspirational life stories are celebrated in this new collection from The Amazing People Club®.Find out how Charles Babbage invented the first computer and discover life story of the man behind the invention. Make the connection between Peter Henlein's pocket watch invention and the wristwatches of today. Marvel at the incredible accomplishments of Isambard Kingdom Brunel, whose innovations helped solve many longstanding engineering problems. Discover the genius of Alexander Graham Bell, whose invention of the telephone changed our world forever. Each story comes alive through BioViews®.A BioView® is a short biographical story, similar to an interview, about an amazing person. These stories offer an inspirational way of learning about people who made major contributions to our world. The unique format and flow enables each person's story to come alive, as if it is being personally told to you, and reflects their interests, emotions and passions.

Amazing Entrepreneurs: Inspirational Stories

by Charles Margerison

Were the people who developed successful businesses lucky or did they have special talents? In Amazing Entrepreneurs, new from The Amazing People Club, you can explore these questions through the lives of some of the world's most famous entrepreneurs and perhaps be inspired to do likewise! Helena Rubinstein was lucky to find a sponsor for her skin care business but it was her vision and tenacity that ensured her success. Ray Kroc's entrepreneurial talents enabled him to grow McDonalds from a local burger joint into an international phenomenon. The life stories and achievements of characters including Thomas Edison, Madam C. J. Walker, Henry Ford, Walt Disney, Beulah Henry and William Boeing come alive in a unique way through BioViewsâ. A BioView® is a short biographical story, similar to an interview. These unique stories provide an easy way of learning about amazing people who made major contributions and changed our world. These are inspirational stories that can help you achieve your ambitions in your journey through life.

Amazing Escapees - A Short eBook

by Charles Margerison

There are many forms of escape, and many reasons for needing to do it. In psychological terms, it's the 'fight or flight' response. Some, like Harry Houdini, turned escape into a death defying form of entertainment, but for others, escape was the only way of fleeing a miscarriage of justice or the brutality of a concentration camp. Henri Charrière attempted to escape from a penal colony in French Guiana nine times and was finally successful in 1941. Find out what happened! Mary Bryant was one of the first successful escapees from the fledgling Australian penal colony. Discover her amazing story. Hear about Rudolph Vrba's incredible escape from the Auschwitz concentration camp and his subsequent attempts to alert authorities about the atrocities there. Who can forget Bram van der Stok, the most decorated aviator in Dutch history, and one of only three men to escape from the German POW camp Stalag Luft III in "the Great Escape" of 1943. Discover more about the lives of these and others in this unique collection of eStories from the Amazing People Club. Each story comes to life through BioViews® which are short biographical narratives, similar to interviews. These inspirational stories provide a new way of learning about amazing people who made major contributions and changed our world.

Amazing Explorers - Volume 2 - A Short eBook

by Charles Margerison

The geography of our amazing world has come about through the contributions of many. The Amazing People Club invites you into the adventurous and inspirational lives of five amazing explorers, whose voyages around the earth have contributed to civilization as we know it today. Take to the skies with Amy Johnson as she explored new boundaries in aviation, setting world records along the way. Trek the wilderness lands west of the Mississippi with Meriwether Lewis on the historical Lewis and Clark Expedition which lasted 28 months. Join David Livingstone, Marco Polo and Jacques Cartier as they explored new worlds and paved the way for modern settlements. Their tenacious spirits combined with their sense of exploratory adventure have had a major impact on our modern world Each story comes to life through BioViews®. These are short biographical narratives, similar to interviews. They provide an easy way of learning about amazing people who made major contributions and changed our world.

Amazing Inventors - A Short eBook

by Charles Margerison

What makes an inventor amazing is the courage and perseverance needed to fly in the face of failure. In this unique collection of inspirational stories from The Amazing People Club®, you have the opportunity to explore the incredible lives, failures and successes of our greatest inventors, as if you are meeting to them face to face. Find out how Charles Babbage invented the first computer and discover the man behind the invention. Make the connection between Peter Henlein's pocket watch invention and the wrist watches of today. Better understand the important role that Johannes Gutenberg played in the spread of ideas and the publishing world. Meet Beulah Henry, or 'Lady Edison' as she was called, who defied convention and invented tirelessly. Finally meet amazing James Harrison who travelled the world and invented, among other things, the refrigerator which ultimately changed how people ate. Delve into these amazing lives in a completely unique way through BioViews®. BioViews® are short biographical narratives, similar to interviews. These inspirational stories from The Amazing People Club® provide a new way of learning about amazing people who made major contributions and changed our world.

Amazing Love Stories: Inspirational Stories

by Charles Margerison

What is it that makes one person fall in love with another? Explore this eternal question in Amazing Love Stories, which provides a unique perspective on love stories that feature amazing characters including Emperor Napoleon and Josephine, Marina Gamba and her lover Galileo, William Shakespeare and his wife, Anne Hathaway. Explore what drew these people together and what pulled them apart? Love stories come in different forms, and those in this book reveal many areas of attraction from the bedroom to the boardroom and beyond through a new story format called BioViews. A BioView is a series of short biographical stories, similar to an interview. These unique stories provide new insight on love and can help you better understand your own life and relationships.

Amazing Mathematicians - A Short eBook

by Charles Margerison

Mathematics is the science of numbers. However, have you ever stopped to ask - who are the people behind the amazing formulas that have helped mankind find solutions to everyday probabilities? The Amazing People Club invites you to explore the exciting world of five amazing mathematicians. Their inspirational stories were not always about number crunching as we know it, as they strived in the search for 'truth' via theory. Gain an insight into how George Boole was inspired to combine logic with mathematics to reduce risks, developing calculations that although complex, enabled people to make better judgements. Immerse yourself in the life of Ada Lovelace, the "Enchantress of Numbers". Her intellect and skill in mathematics led to her developing a plan for calculating sequence, which is now recognized as the first computer program. Be inspired by the genius minds of Rene Descartes, Carl Gauss and Alan Turing, whose skills within mathematics, science and technology have formed the basis for how we still assess probabilities and find solutions to this very day. Each story comes to life through BioViews®. These are short biographical narratives, similar to interviews. They provide an easy way of learning about amazing people who made major contributions and changed our world.

Amazing Millionaires - A Short eBook

by Charles Margerison

You may know the names of famous millionaires and wonder how they struck it rich. This unique collection of short audio stories from The Amazing People Club tells their tales. It explores the lives of four amazing millionaires and follows them on their amazing journeys to fame and fortune. Meet Cesar Ritz, the man behind the term 'Ritzy', whose life was just that. He came to be known as the 'king of hoteliers, and hotelier to kings'. Also, meet the man behind the Nobel Prizes. Alfred Nobel's life, often shrouded in mystery, comes to life through his BioViews® as we explore his career as a chemist, engineer, innovator, and armaments manufacturer. Unknown to many people, he actually invented dynamite! Meet Howard Hughes - aviator, engineer, industrialist, film producer, film director and philanthropist who became who became one of the wealthiest people in the world. Another fascinating character is Henry Wellcome. He may have saved your life with the medicines he produced. The Wellcome Trust is one of the largest medical charities in the world. Each story is unique and amazing and could perhaps be just what you need for inspiration to achieve your own ambitions. Each story comes to life through BioViews®. These are short biographical narratives, similar to interviews. They provide an easy way of learning about amazing people who made major contributions and changed our world.

Amazing Mistresses - A short eBook

by Charles Margerison

ratives, similar to interviews. They provide an easy way of learning about amazing people who made major contributions and changed our world.

Amazing Mothers - A Short eBook

by Charles Margerison

The Amazing People Club® brings you a unique collection of eStories which demonstrate the strength of motherhood and the sacrifices that all mothers make; whether personal, political, or financial, to raise their children. This is a must-read for mothers everywhere! Explore the lives of five amazing mothers including Anne Burras, the first colonial mother of America; Queen Victoria, who bore nine children by her beloved husband Prince Albert but saw three of them die during her lifetime; and Lillian Gilbreth who, as well as bearing twelve children, managed to become renowned in the study of ergonomics and human factor engineering. The equally amazing stories of Marie Curie and Susannah Holmes are also included.Journey with them and discover these inspirational stories of motherhood through BioViews® which are short biographical narratives, similar to interviews. These inspirational stories from The Amazing People Club® provide an easy way of learning about amazing people who made major contributions and changed our world.

Amazing Musicians

by Charles Margerison

It is often said that music is a universal language, and our greatest musicians have succeeded in reaching the stars. Do you dream of following in their footsteps? Take a fascinating trip through the lives of some of the world's most celebrated musicians, and find out what it takes to touch the hearts of millions through music. In this unique collection of inspirational stories from The Amazing People Club, discover the sacrifices John Lennon had to make to realise his dream. Read the story of a poor Jewish boy from the Russian Empire called Asa Yoelson defied prejudice to become Al Jolson, 'The World's Greatest Entertainer'. Find out whether Edith Piaf truly had "No Regrets"! Every successful musician has an incredible story to tell. Join Callas, Piaf, Lennon, Jolson, Sinatra and a host of other influential and talented musicians as they share with you their secrets and invite you on an unforgettable journey through their fascinating musical lives. What is a BioView®?A BioView® is a short biographical story, similar to an interview, about an amazing person. These stories offer an inspirational way of learning about people who made major contributions to our world. The unique format and flow enables each person's story to come alive, as if it is being personally told to you, and reflects their interests, emotions and passions.

Amazing National Leaders - A Short eBook

by Charles Margerison

What are the qualities needed for good, effective leadership? What are the characteristics that makes some people natural leaders? Are great leaders born or made? All of these questions and more are answered in this unique collection of eStories, as amazing national leaders from history guide us through their incredible lives. Learn about their strengths and weaknesses, triumphs and failures.Exploring Catherine the Great's revitalization of Russia, Ghandi's successful non-violence agenda, Napoleon's great victories and devastating defeats, Queen Elizabeth I's Golden Age and George Washington's election as the first President of the United States, we can learn so much from them and be inspired by each and every one.The Amazing National Leaders stories come to life through BioViews® which are short biographical narratives, similar to interviews. These inspirational stories from The Amazing People Club® provide a new way of learning about amazing people who made major contributions and changed our world.

Amazing Olympians

by Charles Margerison

There is no event like the Olympic Games. The athletes who compete are amazing in their ability to attain world class standards and their drive to be the best as they strive to beat their competitors and defy physical limitations and records on a global stage. These individuals are an example to all of us, and each of the Amazing Olympians in this book has an amazing story to tell. In this unique story collection, take a fascinating trip through the lives of some of the world's most celebrated Olympians! You'll meet Fanny Blankers-Koen, 'the flying housewife', who had great success as an athlete in the face of prejudice against her age and her refusal to conform. You'll discover the story of George Eyser, who overcame the loss of his leg in an accident, going on to win six medals in a day. Meet Jesse Owens, the most successful athlete of the 1936 German Olympics who was snubbed by Adolf Hitler because of his colour, and Johnny Weismuller, who went from Olympic success to a career in Hollywood. Join all these inspirational Olympians, and many others, as their stories come to life through BioViews®.A BioView® is a short biographical story, similar to an interview, about an amazing person. These stories offer an inspirational way of learning about people who made major contributions to our world. The unique format and flow enables each person's story to come alive, as if it is being personally told to you, and reflects their interests, emotions and passions.

Amazing People of Australia - A Short eBook

by Charles Margerison

Australia has developed to become a model multi-ethnic society. In this collection of life stories from The Amazing People Club, you can gain an insight into how some amazing Australians set the scene and contributed to the country we fondly refer to as Downunder. Embark on a thrilling flight of discovery with Charles Kingsford Smith. His courage, competitive spirit and daring sense of adventure led to him being regarded as one of the highest achievers in the history of aviation. Be inspired by the entrepreneurial talent of James Harrison who invented the refrigerator which has become a necessity in our homes of today. Be captivated by the tumultuous events in the life of Nellie Melba, a self-driven diva who achieved great success and became one of Australia's most celebrated sopranos of all time. Meet these and several other amazing Australians who in their own unique ways, seized opportunities that led to great successes. Each story comes to life through BioViews®. These are short biographical narratives, similar to interviews. They provide an easy way of learning about amazing people who made major contributions and changed our world.

Amazing People of England

by Charles Margerison

England, throughout its history, has been the birthplace of countless inspirational people. Some have become household names around the world. Many more deserve to be, but are as yet unsung heroes. In this unique story collection from The Amazing People Club®, take a journey through the lives of some of England's most amazing people. Meet Ada Lovelace, the world's first computer programmer, from the mid 19th Century! Learn the life events that propelled Shakespeare and Dickens to their literary pinnacles and subsequent fame. Find out how Thomas Newcomen invented the first practical steam engine, and how Francis Crick, the molecular biologist, became the co-founder of the structure of the DNA molecule, thus discovering 'the secret of life'! Join all these amazing people and many more as they tell their own stories through BioViews®. A BioView® is a short biographical story, similar to an interview, about an amazing person. These stories offer an inspirational way of learning about people who made major contributions to our world. The unique format and flow enables each person's story to come alive, as if it is being personally told to you, and reflects their interests, emotions and passions.

Amazing People of France - A Short eBook

by Charles Margerison

In this unique, inspirational story collection from The Amazing People Club®, meet some of the amazing French people who have made major contributions to a great nation. Meet the unforgettable Louis XIV, who had the vision for one of France's most visited sites - the Palace of Versailles. Discover his personal challenges and relationships, and better understand what motivated him and enabled him to reign France for seventy-two years. Meet Louis Pasteur, an amazing chemist and microbiologist. Many know about the groundbreaking work he did around pasteurisation however few know that among many other things, he created the first vaccines for anthrax and rabies. Meet philosopher, writer, feminist: Simone de Beauvoir who broke free from societal chains and marched to the beat of her own drum. Find out about her relationship with prominent existentialist Jean-Paul Sartre, and learn more about the woman whose intellect and passion made her more than a match for her male counterparts. Discover the little-known story of Louis Bleriot, the french aviator who was the first man to fly over the English Channel. Finally, meet Louis Braille, whose pivotal work changed the lives of blind and visually impaired people around the globe. Celebrate the lives of these amazing French people through BioViews®, which are short biographical narratives that are similar to interviews. These inspirational stories from The Amazing People Club® provide a new way of learning about amazing people who made major contributions and changed our world.

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