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How to Make a Creative Biography

A biography is an explanation or a description of a person's life. It is an account of facts and experiences about him or her. It includes details on his/her birth, work, education, relationships, and death. Usually people who have lots of contribution on his/her field are the most common subject of biography.  There is also a so-called...
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Suspense Writing Sensation, Faye Kellerman, Author Biographies

Dr. Faye Kellerman was born Faye Mauder, in St. Louis, Missouri, on July 31, 1952, the oldest of six children. Most of her childhood was spent in Sherman Oaks, California. Faye's mother, Anne Steinberg, haled from a very prominent family in St. Louis, MO. Faye's father, Oscar Mauder, was a U.S. Army veteran and served in World War II.
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Lawrence Sanders, Author Biographies

Best selling American author, Lawrence Sanders was born on March 15, 1920 in Brooklyn, New York but grew up in the Midwest. He attended Wabash College in Indiana and earned a Bachelor of Arts Degree in journalism in 1940. After moving back to New York, Lawrence enlisted in the United States Marine Corp and served from 1943 to 1946.
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How to Write a Biography

As you approach the writing of a biography, the story of a chosen subject's life may unfold in a couple of sentences or involve a longer commitment totaling hundreds of pages of information. Throughout the years, the public has developed an interest in learning about the lives of people of both the present and the past. Kings, queens, explorers,...
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Biography Writers

Hiring biography writers is not as difficult as it may seem. Nevertheless, biographies are best written by ghost writers for hire. A biography is an account of events of life a person deemed important or interesting for the intended readers. Professional writers who specialize in biographies have the skill to carry out the undertaking in perfect...
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100 Great Black Britons

Biographies of 100 well-known or important African and Afro-Caribbean people in the UK.
Mar 9, 2016 |
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The Adventures of Tom Bolton

Photos and stories of American clown and world traveller Tom Bolton's adventures in North and Latin America, Europe, Asia, Africa, Australia, Oceania.  
Mar 3, 2016 |
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Australian Dictionary of Biography

The Australian Dictionary of Biography is Australia's pre-eminent dictionary of national biography. In it you will find concise, informative and fascinating descriptions of the lives of over 12,000 significant and representative persons in Australian history. The subjects come from all walks of life — from prime ministers, governors-general...
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Dictionary of Canadian Biography

Welcome to the online version of the Dictionary of Canadian Biography/Dictionnaire biographique du Canada
Feb 5, 2016 |
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s9.com

Welcome to the Biographical Dictionary! S9.com is a Wikipedia type system and everyone can edit biographies or even create their own. S9.com was established in 1997 and since then has grown into one of the largest biography sites on the planet. Whether you have a passion for history or simply know an interesting fact about
Jan 11, 2016 |
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Oxford Dictionary of National Biographies

 The Oxford Dictionary of National Biography is the national record of men and women who have shaped British history and culture, worldwide, from the Romans to the 21st century. The Dictionary offers concise, up-to-date biographies written by named, specialist authors. It is overseen by academic editors at Oxford University, UK, and published...
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American National Biography

The landmark American National Biography offers portraits of more than 19,000 men and women -- from all eras and walks of life -- whose lives have shaped the nation. More than a decade in preparation, the American National Biography is the first biographical resource of this scope to bepublished in more than sixty years.Published in...
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Biography Reference Center - Tutorial

This tutorial demonstrates the searching and browsing features of EBSCO's Biography Reference Center.
Apr 17, 2017 |
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Biographies

Biographies at the Medicine Hat Public Library. Shaw Cable interview with Sheila Drummond, Head of Reference Services by Sarah McCormack, Community Liaison Librarian.
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Biography Reference Center Tutorial

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Biographies in Gale Virtual Reference Library

2 quick, easy ways to access online biographies through the Peninsula College Library.
Apr 17, 2017 |
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Points of View Reference Center

Points of View Reference Center is a full text database to provide a series of controversial essays that present multiple sides of a current issue. In addition to the immediate list of topics to search, there is a search template. The user can then select from newspapers, periodicals, reference, biographies, primary sources, images and videos....
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Searching Reference on LION – Literature Online

This video will show you how to search and browse Reference works, Biographies, Bibliographies, Penguin Classics Introductions and the KnowledgeNotes student Guides.
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Zacks Industry Outlook Highlights: Freeport-McMoRan, Newmont Mining, Golden Star Resources, Randgold Resources and Kinross Gold

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Gold Mining Stock Outlook - Sept. 2017

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Why Freeport-McMoran (FCX) Stock Might be a Great Pick

Freeport-McMoran (FCX) is seeing solid earnings estimate revision activity, and is a great company from a Zacks Industry Rank perspective. Read More

Friend of slain Georgia Tech student: 'If Scout was more gender-conforming, would it have been different?'

Scout Schultz, a Georgia Tech student, was shot by campus police on Saturday night, and a protest two days later led to arrests. In the aftermath of those events, Yahoo Lifestyle talked to a friend... Read More

How to Make Healthy Leftover Turkey Tacos

These tacos get a healthy makeover by using turkey as the main lean protein. It all comes together with some beans, avocado, and a little cheese. Watch the video to learn how to make this easy... Read More

Little People, Big World's Audrey Roloff Just Gave Birth to Her First Child

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Mel Brooks: ‘Blazing Saddles’ Would Never Be Made in Today’s ‘Stupidly Politically Correct’ Culture

“Blazing Saddles” may be a groundbreaking comedy, but director Mel Brooks doesn’t think Hollywood would make the iconic Western parody in this current “stupidly politically correct” climate. The... Read More

Box Office: 'Kingsman: The Golden Circle' Unseats 'It' as 'Lego Ninjago' Disappoints

Kingsman: The Golden Circle is the new ruler of the box office. The sequel from Fox is expected to earn $39 million this weekend from 4,003 locations. That’s slightly below where tracking had... Read More

Bradley Cooper-Lady Gaga’s ‘Star Is Born’ Moves to May 2018

Warner Bros.’ “A Star Is Born” remake starring Stefani Germanotta (Lady Gaga) and Bradley Cooper, who is also directing, is moving up its release to May 18, 2018. The pic was originally set to open... Read More

White House officials defend Trump, say athletes 'can do free speech on their own time'

Treasury Secretary Steve Mnuchin defended Trump’s call for NFL players who kneel during the national anthem to be suspended or fired. “It’s not about free speech,” Mnucin said Sunday. “They can do... Read More

In wake of U.N. speech, Kim calls Trump a ‘dotard.’ Trump fires back at ‘madman.’

President Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un have unleashed personal attacks on one another after the U.S. commander in chief’s speech at the United Nations. “Kim Jong Un of North Korea,... Read More

As Russia probe turns to fake Facebook ads, Trump follows with a tweet

President Trump continued his efforts to belittle accusations of Russian meddling in the 2016 election on Friday, turning to the latest set of charges, involving targeted political ads placed on... Read More

Reluctant champion: How Nadia Murad has become the international face of Yazidi suffering – and resilience

Weeks earlier, Nadia Murad had been ripped from her village by Islamic State (ISIS) fighters who murdered her family and took her captive. Along with other young Yazidi women, she was transported... Read More

Readers write: The work of downsizing, evidence of climate change, hopeful coverage on famine

Regarding the Aug. 21 Monitor Daily story “Home prices, and a thought shift, give ‘small living’ a boost”: Interesting concept. My friend has done it, downsizing and living in a tiny apartment.... Read More

Time for the world to step up on Rohingya issue, Aung San Suu Kyi’s astounding hypocrisy, Irma’s destruction in Britain’s Caribbean islands, The US should stop saber rattling, On the Nadal-Federer comeback

“It is high time the world made an all-out effort to stop the ongoing pogrom against Myanmar’s minority Rohingya...,” writes Mohammad Amjad Hossain. “The pogrom resembles those crimes perpetrated... Read More