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A Lifetime to Celebrate
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 36,740. Language: English. Published: July 19, 2014. Category: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
This story is about a Cajun family's journey through a lifetime of events that tests their courage, convictions, and human spirit.
The Gas Fume Fugitive: The True Crime of Charlie King
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Series: Two-Dollar Terrors, A Two-Dollar Terror #3. Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 15,510. Language: English. Published: July 13, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » True Crime » Murder
Late one fall night in 1929, the barber Charlie King opened the gas lines of his home and left his four sons and wife sleeping in the deadly fumes, then hopped on a freight train heading north. It was a year before he would show up behind a barber chair 250 miles away.
The Arsenic Affair: The True Crime of Belle Wardlow and Harry Cowdry
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Series: Two-Dollar Terrors, A Two-Dollar Terror #2. Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 15,950. Language: English. Published: July 13, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » True Crime » Murder
When the farmer Lorel Wardlow died from an acute case of quinsy after a long illness, the country doctor who took care of him signed off on the death certificate without an autopsy, but the little town of Kyle was soon buzzing with gossip about his widow. The scandal that rocked Southwest Ohio in 1917 includes an exhumation of the body, three trials, one hung jury and a prison break.
The Sleepwalking Slasher: The True Crime of Samuel J. Keelor
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Series: Two-Dollar Terrors, A Two-Dollar Terror #1. Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 10,860. Language: English. Published: July 8, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » True Crime » Murder
Early one winter morning in 1903, Sam Keelor of Hamilton, Ohio, awoke with a cooper's hammer in his hand dripping blood and his pretty young wife Bertha dead in their marriage bed next to him. This "novelette" length true crime story details the family quarrel that led to the mess and the delivery of turn-of-the-century justice.
More About the Presidents Than You Ever Wanted to Know: Dwight D. Eisenhower to Barack Obama
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 8,320. Language: English. Published: July 3, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » History » North America
Reagan's favorite book was 'The Hunt for Red October?' Eisenhower was once a night supervisor at a creamery? JFK had a pony named 'Macaroni?' Carter's favorite vegetable is egg plant? These and other odd tidbits of trivia are found in this volume which covers the favorite foods of the presidents, their health problems, their pets and their favorite books. The 4th of four volumes.
More About the Presidents Than You Ever Wanted to Know: Zachary Taylor to Grover Cleveland
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 8,010. Language: English. Published: July 3, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » History » North America
Zachary Taylor may have died from what he ate on the 4th of July? Abraham Lincoln was laughing when he was shot? Ulysses S. Grant had a horse named 'Jeff Davis?' Grover Cleveland kept imported fish? These and other odd tidbits of trivia are found in this volume which covers the favorite foods of the presidents, their health problems, their pets and their favorite books. The 2nd of four books.
More About the Presidents Than You Ever Wanted to Know: George Washington to James K. Polk
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 9,410. Language: English. Published: July 3, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » History » North America
George Washington had a dog named Tipsy? Thomas Jefferson never lost a tooth to old age? Andrew Jackson liked to eat 'Old Hickory Nut' Soup? James K. Polk kept a 4,000 page diary? These and other odd tidbits of trivia are found in this volume which among other things covers the favorite foods of the presidents, their health problems, their pets and their favorite books. The first of 4 volumes
MY DAY IN DEALEY PLAZA The JFK Series
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Price: $1.35 USD. Words: 53,300. Language: English. Published: July 2, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » History » American
A new generation of JFK assassination researchers visit modern day Dealey Plaza, Dallas, Texas, to see what remains of one of the most infamous sites in American history. The visit is covered step by step; every angle and inch of the Plaza is looked at, in the same order and lay out as it was for President Kennedy and Jackie Kennedy, when they were in Dealey Plaza some 46 years before.
Jonathan Dickinson's Journal
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Price: Free! Words: 41,970. Language: English. Published: June 27, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » History » American
This narrative of a shipwreck on the Florida coast in 1696 and the suffering and heroism of the survivors.
An Occurrence at Brice's Crossroads
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,030. Language: English. Published: June 21, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » History » American
“I was going to bike down to it”, she said, “but then you would have missed it. That horse buggy from the 1830's was remarkably eerie didn't you think?” Eerie? Haunted! Supposedly – if you believed the sign - it was Jackson's personal transport to Washington after his election. He traveled alone – wife died from the campaign. Politics must have once been bitter; the buggy was still seething..
American History (According to Roaches): The First Thanksgiving was Inspired by Roaches
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,960. Language: English. Published: June 20, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » History » American
This is the story of the Mayflower, the Pilgrims and the first Thanksgiving from a roach's point of view. These pesky little insects believe they were instrumental in helping the pilgrims survive, and to have the first Thanksgiving. This volume gives a summary of this historic event even for skeptics who don't believe roaches helped at all. The third of fifty books in the Roach history series.
American History (According to Roaches): How Roaches and Pocahontas Helped Save Jamestown
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,370. Language: English. Published: June 20, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » History » American
This is the story of the first English colony in America in Jamestown, Virginia--from a roach's point of view! These pesky little insects believe that without their help the first settlers of Jamestown would have all starved. This volume gives a summary of this historic settlement even for skeptics who don't believe roaches helped at all. The second of fifty books in the roach history series.
American History (According to Roaches): How Roaches Helped Columbus Find a New World
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,540. Language: English. Published: June 20, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » History » American
This is the story of Columbus from a roach's point of view. These pesky little insects believe they are the ones who helped Columbus discover America, and that without his help he could not have done it! This volume gives a good summary of this historic venture even for skeptics who don't believe roaches had anything to do with it. This is the first of fifty books in the 'Roach History' series.
The End Is Not Near: How the Culture of Fear Has Corrupted Democracy, Built an Empire, and Eroded Our Intellectual Life
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Price: Free! Words: 105,070. Language: English. Published: June 11, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » History » American
"The End Is Not Near" explores the complicated world of the culture of fear and its origins in Christian prophetic traditions. "The End Is Not Near" also explores how we can mitigate this culture. In a nutshell, we need a renewed faith in our science-based liberal capitalist system, which has given us so much over the last century. However, this also means letting go of the distant past.
Inside the Wire: An Alternative View of the Vietnam War
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 59,630. Language: American English. Published: May 31, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » History » American
The majority of American troops in Vietnam were not involved in the shooting war. They did have their issues however. Written over 30 years ago, this series of anecdotes takes you through two years in the life of one such soldier, from being drafted until after being discharged. From the Local Draft Boards to Nixon’s War on Drugs, it’s all here.
Look Up, Las Vegas! A Walking Tour of the Las Vegas Strip
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 8,180. Language: English. Published: May 19, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » History » American
There is no better way to see America than on foot. And there is no better way to appreciate what you are looking at than with a walking tour. This walking tour of the Las Vegas Strip from walkthetown.com is ready to explore when you are. Each walking tour describes historical, architectural landmarks, cultural sites and ecclesiastic touchstones and provides step-by-step directions.
The Swamp Fox and His Ragtag Militia
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Series: Novels, Novellas, and Short Stories, Book 11. Price: $1.49 USD. Words: 22,440. Language: English. Published: May 16, 2014 by JaMa Publishing. Category: Fiction » Historical » Colonial America
Francis Marion, hero of the American Revolution or anti-hero? Ride alongside the man, the myth, the legend. Read the interwoven stories of his men within the story. See the cruelty that created a nation. Learn about the idealized barbarity of men to dedicate and consecrate a land for the lost and hopeless, the wretched masses yearning to be free. Based on true events.
Una breve reseña de la doctrina de la cabeza en la Iglesia Adventista del Séptimo Día
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Price: Free! Words: 11,160. Language: Spanish. Published: April 30, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » History » American
Breve historia del desarrollo de la teología de la cabeza [headship theology] en la iglesia adventista.
Equality And Justices
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 13,320. Language: English. Published: April 25, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » History » American
It has long been my belief that the greatness of America has arisen in large part out of the diversity of her peoples. Before the war, peoples of Japanese ancestry were a small but valuable element in our population. Their record of law-abiding, industrious citizenship was surpassed by no other group.
Palmer Park: A History
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Price: Free! Words: 8,830. Language: English. Published: April 20, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » History » American
This book takes its reader on a tour through the history of Palmer Park, located in the Carrollton neighborhood of New Orleans at the intersection of South Carrollton and Claiborne avenues. This work explores the history of the park, created in 1902, tracing back to its origins as a square in the original town of Carrollton through the present.