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The First Auto Laws in the United States
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 11,550. Language: English. Published: September 26, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » History » American
Stopping speeders by throwing logs in front of their car? Having a man walk in front of the car waving a red flag, to warn it is coming? Putting the initials of the driver on a piece of metal to act as his license plate? Giving a driver's license to anyone who has the use of both arms? These are but a few examples from this book of the first laws dealing with new-fangled automobiles.
Remembering Childhoods in Valley County, Idaho 1904-1941:Five Accounts
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Price: $3.95 USD. Words: 22,300. Language: English. Published: September 25, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » History » American
Five auto-biographical accounts of childhoods in rural and small towns in Valley County, Idaho. The first by a woman who remembers her wide-eyed, most significant life dreams as a fourteen year old; written in a lyrical and highly descriptive style and ending in a haunting, wrenching manner. Four accounts of young boys living through the Great Depression years with vivid descriptions of
Massacre on Prospect Hill: The True Crime of Francis Lloyd Russell
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Series: Two-Dollar Terrors, A Two-Dollar Terror #8. Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 8,650. Language: English. Published: September 23, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » History » American
Hamilton, Ohio, was a notorious hide-out for Chicago gangsters in the era of Prohibition, and they brought with them vice and violence. But the city's most horrific crime in that time had nothing to do with bootleg whiskey or fancy women, but with a hard-working bachelor trying to take care of his sick brother's family. He loved them so much, he would rather see them dead than homeless.
Battlefield Angels: The Daughters of Charity Work as Civil War Nurses
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Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 65,700. Language: English. Published: September 23, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Catholicism
This is the story of the largely unknown work that the Daughters of Charity performed as nurses during the Civil War. They were the only trained nurses in the country at the start of the war and as such, their services were sought after by both the Union and Confederate governments.
Man Beheaded; Dentist Sought: The True Crime of Richard M. Brumfield
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Series: Two-Dollar Terrors, A Two-Dollar Terror #7. Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 22,200. Language: English. Published: September 21, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » True Crime » Murder
Was the dentist Richard Brumfield mad? Or a criminal mastermind? Here's a true crime story that has it all: Poisoning, shooting, dynamite, a faked death and a real one, a mutilated corpse, a dark woman, a mystery package, a manhunt, a suicide attempt, an attempted jail break, dogged deputies, a determined prosecutor and the ever-heroic Royal Northwest Mounted Police who always get their man.
Letters of Wars
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 49,680. Language: English. Published: September 21, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » History » American
In this eBook are actual war letters written from World War I and World War II from one family that were cherished for over 90 years. Two wars but the theme was the same, these boys just wanted to come home. I hope you enjoy reading these letters as much as I did when I typed them. I kept the words and spelling exactly as they were written. Photos, V-Mail, postcards and more are included.
13 Hours: The Inside Account of What Really Happened In Benghazi by Mitchell Zuckoff... Summarized
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 8,510. Language: American English. Published: September 21, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » History » American
This is an Awesome Summary of 13 Hours: The Inside Account of What Really Happened In Benghazi by Mitchell Zuckoff... Summarized by J.J. Holt
La tempesta dei bambini
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 97,540. Language: Italian. Published: September 17, 2014 by Gingko edizioni. Category: Nonfiction » History » American
Dall’autore pluripremiato David Laskin, con oltre 100.000 copie vendute, adottato come libro di testo nelle università e nelle scuole superiori americane, "La tempesta dei bambini" è la storia straziante e bellissima di un possente colpo di natura che sconvolse le Grandi Pianure americane e infranse i sogni dei pionieri del West.
Celebrate America Box Set
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Price: $8.10 USD. Words: 31,360. Language: English. Published: September 16, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » History » American
Now, for the first time ever, and only for a limited time, you can get this value-priced, limited edition boxed set. Celebrate America Box Set includes three bestselling books from My Ebook Publishing House: Book #1 - American Wisdom - 750 Great American Quotes and Sayings Book #2 - American Presidents - Incredible Facts Book #3 - The American Indians
"Dear Darling Loulie"
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Series: Genealogy, Book 2. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 56,920. Language: English. Published: September 14, 2014 by Broomhandle Books. Category: Nonfiction » History » American
The letters of Cordelia Lewis Scales depict the life and general morale of the civilian population in Mississippi before, during and after the War between the States. Special attention is paid to research into the life and service of Dabney Minor Scales, who served as a second lieutenant on the Shenandoah, the most important and famous ship of the Confederate Navy.
Spy Incidents of the USA in the 1950s and 1960s
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 10,020. Language: English. Published: September 12, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » History » American
In 1956 a secret tunnel under communist East Berlin was discovered, which the CIA had used to tap into telephone communications. This was the first major exposure of a "spy incident" involving US efforts to keep its eye on the rest of the world. This book describes the response of the press and public to spy incidents in this era, including the U-2 spy plane, and spy ships USS Liberty and Pueblo.
Early American Criminals: An American Newgate Calendar, Chronicling the Lives of the Most Notorious Criminal Offenders from Colonial America and the New Republic
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Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 89,690. Language: English. Published: September 2, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » History » American
In “Early American Criminals,” crime historian, Anthony Vaver, examines early America’s most notorious criminals: burglars, murderers, pirates, counterfeiters, and other offenders who would be recognized as criminals even by today’s standards. Yet in telling the stories of these criminals, Vaver shows how early Americans both thought about and punished criminals differently than we do today.
Our Story: African Americans in Literature
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 10,320. Language: English. Published: September 1, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » History » American
African Americans in Literature is the first in the Our Story series leading up to Black History Month. There's more to Black history than slavery . The Our Story series will explore the contributions African Americans have made in various arenas of American life. In particular, African Americans in Literature will introduce the reader to the luminaries of the Harlem Renaissance.
Hymns of a Raving Heart: The True Crime of S. Althea Berrie
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Series: Two-Dollar Terrors, A Two-Dollar Terror #6. Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 9,850. Language: English. Published: August 31, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » True Crime » Murder
When Fannie Berrie, the wife of the handsome pastor and famous writer of hymns S. Althea Berrie, died after a long illness and a serious bout of convulsions, no one gave it a second thought. That is, until the 52-year-old widower suddenly wed the his pretty 19-year-old secretary less than two months later, and the siblings of the dead woman paid for an exhumation and autopsy.
War of American Independence (the Revolutionary War): March to Victory - Washington, Rochambeau, and the Yorktown Campaign of 1781, Developing an Allied Strategy, Allied Armies, Continental Main Army
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 18,170. Language: English. Published: August 30, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » History » American
This book provides an in-depth account of the most decisive operation of the American Revolution, examining how the Americans and French moved land and naval forces from Rhode Island to Virginia.
Renovating Vonnegut
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 61,650. Language: English. Published: August 28, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » History » American
Renovating Vonnegut tells the story of Lake Maxinkuckee, Culver Military Academy, Culver, Indiana, and how author Kurt Vonnegut and his family are related to them. It also tells of the renovation of one of the Vonneguts' summer cottages on the east shore of Lake Maxinkuckee.
Where Were You The Day The World Stood Still
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,620. Language: English. Published: August 27, 2014 by The Florida Hooiser. Category: Nonfiction » History » American
We all have our story, where were you? Did some unforeseen event delay you long enough so you weren't there?
Sam Smith, Star-Spangled Hero: The Unsung Patriot Who Saved Baltimore & Helped Win the War of 1812
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 61,800. Language: English. Published: August 26, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » History » American
Sam Smith saved America in the War of 1812! Discover how our nation was preserved in the "second war for independence." 200 years ago, the British sought to retake America and almost succeeded, until they met 62 year old Sam Smith, Major General, sitting U.S. Senator, owner of a shipping company in Baltimore, and distinguished veteran of the American Revolution. Meet this Star-Spangled Hero today!
New Frontier Culture: Inside the Mind of John F. Kennedy
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 16,970. Language: English. Published: August 23, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » White house
New Frontier Culture is a biographical essay on the ideas, policy theories and career of John F. Kennedy. It shows the origins of Kennedy's ideas and examines how he adapted them to the political exigencies he faced during his tenure as president. New Frontier Culture is both an historical analysis and a remembrance. Readers may appreciate it both for the memory it evokes and for its insights.
Indexpositio Montana Grand Jury
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Price: Free! Words: 51,580. Language: English. Published: August 22, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Law » Constitutional law
Indexpositio is a researchers guide to the history of the Montana grand jury.