My Favorite Biographies & True Stories

A Listmania! list by Rick Gleason (Seattle, Wa. U.S.A.)
The list author says: "Books I have read, biographies and true stories."
The Civil War: An Illustrated History
1.  The Civil War: An Illustrated History by Bruce Catton
The list author says:
  "A companion volume to the superb Ken Burns PBS documentary.   Just like the film, this book is OUTSTANDING!!"
$20.63   Used & New from: $0.01
4.5 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (93 customer reviews)

D-Day June 6, 1944: The Climactic Battle of World War II
2.  D-Day June 6, 1944: The Climactic Battle of World War II by Stephen E. Ambrose
The list author says:
  "The stories behind the soldiers that fought in this giant campaign unparalleled in human history.   Written by one of the war's best historians and prolific authors.  Highly recommended!"
Used & New from: $0.01
4.1 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (461 customer reviews) | 1 customer discussion

See buying options
Battle Cry of Freedom:  The Civil War Era
3.  Battle Cry of Freedom: The Civil War Era by James M. McPherson
The list author says:
  ""Surely the finest one-volume chronicle ... of the central event in the life of  the nation." - - The Wall Street Journal"
Used & New from: $0.01
4.7 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (470 customer reviews) | 1 customer discussion

See buying options
It Doesn't Take a Hero : The Autobiography of General H. Norman Schwarzkopf
4.  It Doesn't Take a Hero : The Autobiography of General H. Norman Schwarzkopf by General H. Norman Schwarzkopf
The list author says:
  "From one of the greatest military leaders of our day."
$7.99   Used & New from: $0.01
4.7 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (236 customer reviews)

Hard Drive: Bill Gates and the Making of the Microsoft Empire
5.  Hard Drive: Bill Gates and the Making of the Microsoft Empire by James Wallace
The list author says:
  "An inside look at the beginnings of one of the world's most influencial companies and the man who took it there."
Used & New from: $0.01
4.8 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (55 customer reviews)

See buying options
Yeager: An Autobiography
6.  Yeager: An Autobiography by Chuck Yeager
The list author says:
  "A true hero in every sense of the word."
$7.99   Used & New from: $0.01
4.7 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (106 customer reviews)

SAM Walton/sam's
7.  SAM Walton/sam's by Sam Walton
The list author says:
  "One of the greatest success stories ever.  Only in America!"
Used & New from: $4.71

See buying options
Steve Jobs: The Journey Is the Reward
8.  Steve Jobs: The Journey Is the Reward by Jeffrey S. Young
The list author says:
  "The story behind one of America's most successful entrepreneurs and a "father" of the personal computer."
Used & New from: $0.01
4.2 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (11 customer reviews)

See buying options
At Ease: Stories I Tell to Friends
9.  At Ease: Stories I Tell to Friends by Dwight D. Eisenhower
The list author says:
  "A very good book written by the man that led us to victory in World War II."
Used & New from: $10.00
4.9 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (26 customer reviews)

See buying options
As I See It
10.  As I See It by J. Paul Getty
The list author says:
  "Not known for mincing words or hiding the facts."
Used & New from: $0.01
4.6 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (14 customer reviews)

See buying options
CONFESSIONS OF AN SOB
11.  CONFESSIONS OF AN SOB by Allen Neuharth
The list author says:
  "The founder of USA TODAY - "Journalism's most flamboyant personality.""
Used & New from: $0.01
3.5 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (10 customer reviews)

See buying options
Trump: The Art of the Deal
12.  Trump: The Art of the Deal by Donald Trump
The list author says:
  "No dount about it, Trump is one of the best at crafting BIG deals.  A survivor's survivalist!"
Used & New from: $0.01
4.3 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (198 customer reviews)

See buying options
Talking Straight
13.  Talking Straight by Lee Iacocca
The list author says:
  "I've heard this was the best-selling business book ever!  Straight talk from the guy that brought Chrysler from the depths of bankruptcy."
Used & New from: $0.01
4.1 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (7 customer reviews)

See buying options

More Actions

Discover more about this author
 See all of their Listmania! lists
Make your own list
 Create a Listmania! list
View your page on Amazon.com
 Go to Your Profile page

Customer Discussions about products in this list  
   

About this Listmania!

 

Author

Rick Gleason (Seattle, Wa. U.S.A.)
Qualifications: Non-Fiction is my perference!
Last updated: 11/5/11
Report abuse
    

More Listmania!

 

World War II World War II

World War II: A list of 40 items by James Gallen

Good Reads-- Business Good Reads-- Business

Good Reads-- Business: A list of 25 items by Claudia

Famous and interesting men with prostate cancer. Famous and interesting men with prostate cancer.

Famous and interesting men with prostate cancer.: A list of 40 items by John Mchugh "prostatediaries"

Essential Business Biographies Essential Business Biographies

Essential Business Biographies: A list of 11 items by Jeffrey Swystun

Business Personalities Business Personalities

Business Personalities: A list of 25 items by Claudia

   

More So You'd Like to...

 

Become a Better Businessman Become a Better Businessman

Become a Better Businessman: A guide of 25 items by Peter Poblano