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Amazing People of Germany - A Short eBook

by Charles Margerison

Germany is a country rich in history for many reasons, both good and bad. In this exciting title, The Amazing People Club would like to bring you face to face with some of the most influential and inspirational people of Germany. Everyone has heard of Beethoven and his masterpieces, but few know that he sought solace in music due to his sad childhood at the hands of an abusive and alcoholic father. Over 15 million people find pain relief every year using Aspirin; however Felix Hoffmann who discovered this household drug received little public recognition. Explore the turbulent life of Marie-Elisabeth Luders, who worked tirelessly for the rights of women and children in a society that criticised her for being a single mother. Also, meet Gerhard Domagk and Robert Koch and discover how these amazing people devoted their time and energy to developments and innovations that made major contributions to the country of Germany. 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 Italy - A Short eBook

by Charles Margerison

As well as being famous for its fine artists and great writers, Italy is also (and consequently) closely associated with romance and passion. The birthplace of the Renaissance has been home to many amazing people. The Amazing People Club invites you to explore their lives in this fascinating title. Be swept away on a musical journey of discovery with the genial Giuseppe Verdi, who is revered as one of the greatest romantic composers of all time. Follow in the footsteps of Rosalba Carriera, who built up a solid career as a leading portraitist of her time in an occupation usually undertaken by men. Discover how Niccolo Machiavelli aspired to become such a forward thinker and philosopher, whose works are still referred to by today's journalists and society in general. Also meet Enrico Fermi, Antonio Meucci and be inspired by these Amazing Italians who contributed to the rebirth of modern history in not only Italy but also in Europe. 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 London: Inspirational Stories

by Charles Margerison

As you walk around historic London, you are traveling in the footsteps of amazing people including Charles Dickens, Florence Nightingale, Charlie Chaplin, Emmeline Pankhurst and Winston Churchill. In their different ways, they made major contributions to London, which in turn helped make the city what it is today. A city tour unlike any other, Amazing People of London takes you on a fascinating journey through the history of one of the world's most celebrated cities. Through BioViews®, you can meet those who contributed to the music, the business, the politics and other vital and fascinating aspects of London. 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.

Amazing People of New York: Inspirational Stories

by Charles Margerison

As you walk around New York City, you are traveling in the footsteps of amazing people including George Washington, Mark Twain, Sojourner Truth, Irving Berlin, John D. Rockefeller, and Susan B. Anthony. In their different ways, they made major contributions to New York, making the city what it is today. A city tour unlike any other, Amazing People of New York takes you on a fascinating journey through the history of one of the world's most visited cities. You will meet those who contributed to the music, the business, the fight for civil rights, the transport and other vital aspects of the city's life. Come face to face with iconic figures associated with what John Fitzgerald called "The Big Apple" through BioViews. 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.

Amazing People of Paris

by Charles Margerison

Have you ever wondered how the Eiffel Tower was built? Or, what it would have been like to wander the streets of Montmartre a hundred years ago and meet people like Edith Piaf and the famous painters? As you walk around the City of Light, you are travelling in the footsteps of amazing people including Napoleon Bonaparte, Voltaire, Victor Hugo, Toulouse-Lautrec and Gustave Eiffel. In different ways, all of these amazing characters made major contributions, making the city of Paris what it is today. A city tour unlike any other, Amazing People of Paris takes you on a fascinating journey with these icons of one of the world's most visited cities. You will meet those who contributed to the music, the art, the architecture, the politics and other vital aspects of the city's life. Come face to face with those who developed the Arc de Triomphe, Notre Dame Cathedral, the Louvre, the Tuilleries Gardens and other great places. Walk around the city with the stories of the people who created the sites we love to visit. What is a BioView®? Your tour of the people and places of Paris comes alive through BioViews®. 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.

Amazing People of Russia - A Short eBook

by Charles Margerison

Russia is the largest country in the world and covers more than one eighth of the globe's inhabited land mass. So, it stands to reason that it has been home to many amazing people. The Amazing People Club takes you on a virtual historical journey into the lives of some of these inspirational contributors to this nation. Famous for her many lovers, Catherine the Great was also a strong leader who inspired loyalty and respect rather than fear and oppression - indeed she did not do things in a traditional manner. Orbit the earth with Yuri Gagarin, the first man in space at the age of 27. Be swept away by the composer of such masterpieces as Swan Lake and The Nutcracker, Tchaikovsky, who led a somewhat troubled life despite achieving immense success. Also, meet Vasili Mitrokhin and Ivan Pavlov. Their stories are monumental and brought to life in this fascinating title. 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 Scotland - Volume 1

by Charles Margerison

Home to the Loch Ness monster, kilts, clans and medieval castles, Scotland was also the birthplace of some amazing innovators, who made major contributions to our world. We watch television every day but few of us know that it was invented by a Scottish engineer named John Logie Baird. He also developed colour television and other ways of communicating that have become intrinsic parts of everyday life. Be inspired by the rags to riches story of Andrew Carnegie, an entrepreneurial magnate who amassed riches never seen before. He also unselfishly supported the betterment of the lives of others through his generosity as a great philanthropist. Meet Thomas Telford, the 'Colossus of Roads' who has left an immense legacy in what he designed and built. Discover how James Lind became an outstanding clinician, responsible for saving countless lives to this very day. Be blown away by the life story of James Watt, whose work on the steam engine and other innovations has transformed our 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 People of Sydney

by Charles Margerison

Imagine you had to sail 10,000 miles to an island in the South Pacific Ocean in an old wooden boat. In 1788, that happened to over 1400 English convicts, colonists, captains and men of the Marine Corps. Watched by fearful local Aboriginals, they established a base in a place called New South Wales, Australia. Who were these amazing people? How did they survive and build the great and beautiful city that we now call Sydney? A city tour unlike any other, Amazing People of Sydney brings you in touch with real people who have left us a legacy that we can explore. Travel through time and meet some of the amazing people who helped Sydney develop. Discover how Governor Arthur Phillip and Bennelong, the captured Aborigine, tried to build relations between the communities. Explore the lives of people including Francis Greenway, Mary Reibey and George Howe. All of them arrived in Sydney as convicts and through their tenacious spirit, grew to become some of the most significant figures in the city. Find out about William Tom's discovery of gold, and Captain Thunderbolt's great escape from Cockatoo Island. Be moved by the outstanding work of the tireless humanitarian, Caroline Chisholm, and her work with young women. Discover how Banjo Paterson wrote Waltzing Matilda. These stories, and many others, come alive through BioViews®. What is a BioView®? 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.

Amazing Scientists

by Charles Margerison

What would Charles Darwin say if he was interviewed about his life and work? How would Galileo reflect upon his contribution to scientific discovery? In their day, there were few newspapers or journalists to tell these stories, however in Amazing Scientists, the stories of amazing people including Isaac Newton, Linus Pauling, and Louis Pasteur come alive. The bounds of possibility in the many fields of science, including chemistry, physics, psychology, engineering and medicine, are always being stretched. This book helps us understand the ways in which this can happen, through the life stories of people who have made such achievements.This unique collection of short life stories reveals the lives some of the world's greatest and most influential scientists. Meet Einstein, Curie, Faraday, Newton, Tesla and Salk, and get a very personal sense of what they achieved in their lives. Understand the challenges and risks they all faced. Explore the social as well as the technical aspects of their lives. Be inspired as their stories come alive through BioViews® which offer new perspective on the lives of these amazing people.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 of books and audio resources.

Amazing Slaves - A Short eBook

by Charles Margerison

From the horror of slavery incredible strength has been born. A unique collection of short stories from The Amazing People Club® reveals the great strength of character that propelled people to fight for their human rights. Frederick Douglass said that "The soul that is within me no man can degrade". Discover how he escaped from slavery to become the leader of the abolitionist movement, gaining recognition for his dazzling oratory and incisive antislavery writing. Find out about the life of Harriet Tubman, who suffered horrific abuse whilst in slavery, until she escaped and set about rescuing more than 70 slaves using a antislavery activist network known as the Underground Railroad. Meet Sojourner Truth as she tells you about how being born into slavery moulded her into a powerful abolitionist who was brave enough to speak out against slavery and for women's rights. Did you know that Sojourner Truth could not read or write but still managed to produce and sell her autobiography? Find out why she changed her name to Sojourner Truth once New York State abolished slavery, and how she pledged to "travel up and down the land" in her quest to support women's and black people's rights. The equally inspirational stories of Zumbi Dos Palmares, who played a pivotal role in Brazilian history and Sally Hemmings, who was born into slavery and became Thomas Jefferson's mistress are also featured. Celebrate the lives of these amazing 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.

Amazing Spies - A Short eBook

by Charles Margerison

Welcome to the secret world of spies. For obvious reasons, their lives are often shrouded in mystery however in this unique collection of short audio stories, you'll come 'face-to-face' with some of the world's most amazing spies, as their unique stories come to life. Meet the Russian spy who risked everything to share intelligence after being shocked at how the KGB were oppressinghis fellow Russians. Explore the fascinating and little-known story of Maria Poliakova, a daring young woman who played a key role in Hitler's ultimate downfall. Delve into the unbelievable life of Sidney Reilly who was the real-life inspiration for Ian Fleming's fictional character James Bond. Travel with Klaus Fuchs, a spy who leaked crucial nuclear bomb information from the USA, UK and Canada to the USSR. 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 Women: Inspirational Stories

by Charles Margerison

Who was the first woman to qualify as a doctor? Who is the only woman to have won two Nobel Prizes? Explore these and other amazing stories in Amazing Women. In this unique story collection from The Amazing People Club, the real lives of iconic women including Coco Chanel, Sojourner Truth, Maria Montessori, Eva Peron and Helen Keller come to life. Understand their real lives and challenges and be inspired by what they did and how they achieved it. This is a must-read for every woman seeking inspiration. Meet some of the world's most amazing women through BioViews. ~~~ 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 to our world and can help you achieve your ambitions in your journey through life.

Amazing Writers - A Short eBook

by Charles Margerison

Most people enjoy reading in some form or other, be it newspapers or a heavy novel. This unique short story collection from The Amazing People Club explores the lives and achievements of some of the world's most influential writers, including Charles Dickens. Find out why he wrote his books and what inspired the characters which would become famous. Get a unique insight into the amazing life of William Shakespeare and his relationship with Anne Hathaway, his dreams of becoming a playwright in London, and how he worked to produce great plays like Hamlet and Romeo and Juliet. His story contrasts wonderfully with Mark Twain's, who has been deemed the 'father of american literature'. Get to know Twain as he travelled through the USA, from tiny towns in Missouri to the streets of New York. 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.

Meet Abraham Lincoln - An eStory

by Charles Margerison

Meet Abraham Lincoln, arguably one of the most influential of all the American Presidents who played the crucial role in the abolition of slavery. Lincoln's life has been explored in many ways. However, you can gain a unique and very personal insight through BioViews®. It's as if he has come back and given an interview about his 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.

Meet Albert Einstein - An eStory

by Charles Margerison

Albert Einstein understood the importance of curiosity in the quest for knowledge and discovery. In this inspirational story from The Amazing People Club, you can satisfy your own curiosity in a unique way and discover the inspiring life story of Albert Einstein as if he's sitting right next to you! He will tell you what set him apart from the official scientific bodies of his time, and how he transcended his early struggles with school regime and a subsequent unremarkable job as a patent clerk to become one of the most influential and iconic figures in scientific history. Find out why, without Einstein, modern technology including television, DVDs and lasers might never have been invented. Climb inside the mind of a genius and embark upon an unforgettable journey with the man himself. Albert Einstein's story comes 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.

Meet Amelia Earhart - An eStory

by Charles Margerison

Meet Amelia Earhart, the fascinating aviation pioneer, who broke many speed and travel records and so inspired people around the world. Get a very personal insight into her amazing life and understand the physical challenges she faced as well as the very strong drive she felt to fly that enabled her to beat the realms of possibility. Be inspired by her amazing story as it comes to life through BioViews®. A BioView® is a short biographical story, similar to an interview. These inspirational stories provide an easy way of learning about amazing people who made major contributions to our world.

Meet Aristotle - An eStory

by Charles Margerison

His writings were "a river of gold," according to Cicero. Meet, and be inspired by, Aristotle, the great philosopher, as he tells his own incredible story. Teacher of Alexander the Great, student of Plato, and one of the most important founding figures of Western philosophy, Aristotle was born in 384 BC. After he completed his education at Plato's Academy, he went on to write extensively on subjects as diverse as physics, metaphysics, poetry, music, theatre, logic, rhetoric, linguistics, politics, government, ethics, biology and zoology. Aristotle's writings have shaped Western philosophy and have had a profound effect on science and religion. This audiobook is a unique way to delve into an incredibly inspiring life.Aristotle's story comes to life through BioViews®. These 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.

Meet Benjamin Franklin - An eStory

by Charles Margerison

Meet Benjamin Franklin, perhaps the most famous of all the Founding Fathers. His story comes to life as you travel with him from his early years, as part of a large family, to his time at the printing company with his brother James. This ultimately resulted in his journey to England and France, a turn of events that would define the rest of his life. His remarkable story unfurls through BioViews®. 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.

Meet Charles Darwin - An eStory

by Charles Margerison

Meet Charles Darwin, responsible for the theory of natural selection and author of On Origin of the Species. Darwin is arguably one of the most influential characters in world history, in that he redefined so many pre-conceived ideas. He was far ahead of his time. His amazing life comes alive through BioViews. You can follow the young Darwin from his early years, when his mother died, to his medical studies where his curiosity in natural order and development sent him off on explorations that would ultimately change the way the world is regarded.A BioView® is a short biographical story, similar to an interview. These unique audio stories provide an easy way of learning about amazing people who made major contributions to our world.

Meet Christopher Columbus - An eStory

by Charles Margerison

Meet, and be inspired by, Christopher Columbus; the great explorer, colonizer and navigator, as he reveals his own incredible story. Christopher Columbus crossed the Atlantic Ocean four times for the Spanish Monarchy, opening the American continents, which would become the 'New World' of colonization for Europe. These voyages spread Christian religion, enabled great leaps forwards in the field of navigation and played a major role in shaping the world we know today.Christopher Columbus' story comes 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.

Meet Coco Chanel - An eStory

by Charles Margerison

Meet Coco Chanel! She was one of the most influential style icons of all time. Everyone knows the Chanel brand, but far fewer know the amazing rags-to-riches story behind it. Take a journey from a poor house in Saumur to a convent to the glitz and glamour of Paris, where Chanel opened her first shop. Be inspired by her amazing story, as it comes alive through BioViews®.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 to our world.

Meet Confucius - An eStory

by Charles Margerison

Words of wisdom beginning with "Confucius says" are heard on almost a daily basis. Few people know where this originated. Therefore, The Amazing People Club are proud to invite you to 'Meet Confucius', born in 500BC in China. So, what did Confucius actually say? He was a forward thinker and one of the most influential philosopher's in the world. A seeker of peace, he believed that if people co-operated with each other and society, this would end fighting and bring peace and stability. Be inspired by this passionate philosophical leader, whose teachings are as alive today as they were centuries ago. His 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.

Meet Dr Edward Jenner - An eStory

by Charles Margerison

Meet, and be inspired by, Dr Edward Jenner; the 'Father of Immunology', the pioneer of the smallpox vaccine and the man whose works have saved more lives than any other's as he reveals his own incredible story. Follow Dr Jenner's fascinating life journey from student to general practitioner and surgeon, to his astounding, innovative research into vaccination. This audiobook offers an accessible and unique way to discover his amazing life story.Dr Edward Jenner's story comes 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.

Meet Elvis Presley - An eStory

by Charles Margerison

Meet Elvis Presley, a cultural icon all over the world and one of the most famous singers of the 20th century. You may know and love many of his songs and movies, but how much do you know about his real life? In this unique audio story from The Amazing People Club, gain new insight on the real life of the "The King" and follow him from the two-room shotgun house in Tupelo where he was born to the time he first walked into Sun Records in Memphis, which changed his life. Gain a fascinating insight on Elvis' life and better understand the man behind the legend through BioViews®.A BioView® is a short biographical story, similar to an interview. These unique audio stories provide an easy way of learning about amazing people who made major contributions to our world.

Meet Florence Nightingale - An eStory

by Charles Margerison

Meet Florence Nightingale, also known as The Lady with the Lamp. From a very young age, she was on a mission to care for others. She laid the foundations for the first nursing school and demonstrated amazing courage during the Crimean War, taking care of countless injured soldiers. Be inspired by her amazing story reflected in her BioView®.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.

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