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Fairbury, Illinois in 1888 by Dale Maley
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 73,640. Language: English. Published: December 18, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » American
This short story excerpts the biographies of 116 Fairbury area citizens from the 1888 book Portrait and Biographical Album of Livingston County, Illinois by Chapman Bros. These colorful biographies tell the story of the early pioneers who settled Central Illinois.
America: One Nation, Under Heavy Divide by Bryan Fitzmartin
Price: Free! Words: 3,370. Language: English. Published: December 10, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Current affairs, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Current affairs(5.00 from 3 reviews)
Are we one people, and one America? Or is there much more to it than that? Presidents like FDR, Lyndon Johnson, George H.W. Bush, and Ronald Reagan; are elections like those that created these great men even possible in the 21st Century? Or are we left to spin the tale of Presidents, Elections, and aspects of American History itself gone by, and therefore, never to be seen by anyone again?
Los Mayas y el Conocimiento Interior by Rubén González & Inés M. Martín
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 44,660. Language: Spanish. Published: December 4, 2014 by Rubén González. Categories: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Ancient, Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Ancient
Los autores, Rubén González e Inés Martín nos acercan a las enseñanzas y a la sabiduría que la enigmática cultura maya dejó plasmadas en sus leyendas, estelas y monumentos y que transmiten un mensaje dirigido al desarrollo espiritual del ser humano de cualquier época.
Divided We Fall: The Confederacy's Collapse From Within - A State-by-State Account by Calvin Goddard Zon
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 21,090. Language: English. Published: November 10, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » American, Nonfiction » History » American
The Southern war for independence was ultimately lost on the battlefield, but the collapse of the home front was equally decisive. The Confederacy’s downfall was hastened by Southern opposition that took many forms: secret peace societies, Unionist guerrilla bands, spy networks, draft resistance, a rising tide of desertions, enlistments in the Union army, food riots, and states' rights dogma.
Red, White, and Black: Cherokee Adoption of White Culture by Jason Wallace
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 6,250. Language: English. Published: November 7, 2014 and represented by JaMa Literary Agency. Categories: Nonfiction » History » American, Nonfiction » History » American(5.00 from 1 review)
These 2 papers examine some of the ways in which, beginning very early in their interactions with European-Americans, the Cherokee began to adopt white culture and make it their own, modeling much of their way of life on the way of life of their white neighbors, so much so that many of them sided with the Confederacy during the Civil War, among them, Stand Watie, hated by many of his own people.
Assassination of John F Kennedy by Wong Y T
Price: Free! Words: 2,580. Language: British English. Published: November 5, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » American
This ebook explains to readers the mystery of the JFK assassination in Nov 1963 – why it happens, and the exact date and time of its occurrence. The immediate reactions of investors are to sell down stocks. But stocks rally the next trading day. Why? The market movements can be foreseen by applying our prediction methodology.
When Justice Came to the Plains— Judge William Gaslin, Jr., and Frontier Law in Western Nebraska, 1876‒1889 by Ronald Switzer
Price: $19.99 USD. Words: 90,310. Language: English. Published: October 28, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » American
Judge William Gaslin has been compared to Judge Isaac Parker and Judge Roy Bean because all three sternly handed out justice on the western frontier in the 1800s. Gaslin administered the sixth judicial district of Nebraska, more than 70,000 square miles infested with gangs, horse and cattle thieves, and other criminals. Gaslin's story is told in rollicking prose underpinned by scholarly rigor.
Dust in the Wind: Real FEMA Disaster Stories by Robert Winter
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 144,470. Language: English. Published: October 20, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Social policy, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Social policy
Integrating vital information and touching tales of compassion, Robert Winter, a twenty five year FEMA veteran, tells stories, tragic and hilarious, from his time working as a contract FEMA inspector. Including first-hand insight into the dealings of the Federal Emergency Management Agency, tips on working with FEMA to get fast assistance, and practical information regarding disaster recovery.
Killing Lincoln: The Real Story by Steven Hager
Series: Adventures in Journalism. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 40,250. Language: English. Published: October 12, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » American
Why was Lincoln left defenseless when the War Department knew plots were afoot against him? Why was Booth shot when he was surrounded by 25 soldiers and could not escape? Why were two innocents swiftly hanged by a military tribunal, and not even allowed to testify in their own defense? After 150 years of mystery, you'll find the real answers in this explosive book.
Coney Island Odyssey by Murray Koren
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 70,000. Language: English. Published: October 6, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir, Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
In this memoir, the author has captured the spirit and breadth of Jewish folklore, which once existed in the life of Coney Island. From the struggle of his parents; his father who paid dearly for his citizenship through an era in the thirties; his mother who attempted to decorate a dismal six family walk-up; and to himself who passed through a difficult Bar Mitzvah.
The First Auto Laws in the United States by Silas Flint
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 11,550. Language: English. Published: September 26, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » American, 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.
Childhoods in Valley County, Idaho 1904-1941:Five Accounts by Wesley W Craig
Price: Free! Words: 22,230. Language: English. Published: September 25, 2014. Categories: 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.
Massacre on Prospect Hill: The True Crime of Francis Lloyd Russell by Richard O Jones
Series: Two-Dollar Terrors, A Two-Dollar Terror #8. Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 8,650. Language: English. Published: September 23, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » American, 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. 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 by James Rada, Jr
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 65,700. Language: English. Published: September 23, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Catholicism, 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 by Richard O Jones
Series: Two-Dollar Terrors, A Two-Dollar Terror #7. Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 22,200. Language: English. Published: September 21, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » True Crime » Murder, 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 by Jeanette Gribble
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 49,680. Language: English. Published: September 21, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » American(5.00 from 1 review)
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 by J.J. Holt
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 8,510. Language: American English. Published: September 21, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » American, 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 by David Laskin
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 97,540. Language: Italian. Published: September 17, 2014 by Gingko edizioni. Categories: 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 by My Ebook Publishing House
Price: $8.10 USD. Words: 31,360. Language: English. Published: September 16, 2014. Categories: 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