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The Great Pyramid Rainmaker
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 25,380. Language: English. Published: January 20, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » History » Ancient
This operating manual for Cheops shows how the Great Pyramid worked and the various stages of its development. The benefits for the builders are described within this framework. The penultimate rainmaking function is truly unique. Equally unique is the chapter that shows how to build and test a small rainmaker in the style of Cheops.
Seven Centuries of Diepenbrocks
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 14,480. Language: English. Published: February 6, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography
The author documents the fascinating personal history of the Diepenbrock clan from the 1300s to present day and chronicles its involvement in European and American history.
My Eye in the Storm - Katrina Close Up
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 58,550. Language: English. Published: January 15, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
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My Eye In the Storm – Katrina Close Up is a memoir of the time I spent working as a Disaster Housing Inspector in 2005, after the most devastating hurricane of our lifetime hit the Gulf Coast, Hurricane Katrina. This is a story of the victims, the destruction, disaster workers, bad politics, and human behavior during a time when all aspects of life were pushed to the limit.
Walking and Wondering: Living Under the Sign of the Cross in the Shadow of the Swastika
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 86,630. Language: English. Published: September 30, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
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One man's quest to be reunited with his family during years of persecution, exile and jailings.
The Next Chapter
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 114,250. Language: English. Published: June 20, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » History » Biography
The Next Chapter is my mother’s personal story of her recovery after imprisonment in a Nazi slave labor camp during World War II to retirement in La Jolla; she wrote it at the age of 74 on an electric typewriter. She emphasized that this is not a Holocaust memoir but rather a psychological exploration of what it takes to persevere, survive and try to resume a “normal” life after severe trauma.
True Miracles with Genealogy: Volume One
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Series: True Miracles with Genealogy, Book 1. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 32,560. Language: English. Published: September 24, 2010. Category: Nonfiction » Inspiration » Spiritual inspiration
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"True Miracles with Genealogy: Volume One" is a collection of stories written by ordinary people with extraordinary experiences.
The Middle Ages: A Ducksters Book
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 23,140. Language: English. Published: August 14, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Children's Books » History / Medieval
This book about the Middle Ages is brought to you by the makers of the popular children's educational website Ducksters. Inside the book, you will travel through the history of the Middle Ages learning about its culture, people, and nations. Take an adventure through the Middle Ages and learn more about this fascinating period of history.
The Big Time: Harvard B-School's Most Successful Class
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 58,480. Language: English. Published: March 1, 2012 and represented by SKLA. Category: Nonfiction » History » North America
The Big Time: The Harvard Business School’s Most Successful Class & How It Shaped America—Shames’ debut book, examining the fabled “class the dollars fell on,” was named one of Newsweek’s 10 Best in 1986, and remains a seminal study of American privilege and power. Starting with elite schools and corporate boardrooms, the volume offers a compelling social history of a confident nation in the 80s.
History of Native Americans: A Ducksters Book
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 17,600. Language: English. Published: August 18, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Children's Books » History / United States / General
This book about the history of Native Americans in the United States is brought to you by the makers of the popular children's educational website Ducksters. Inside the book, you will learn about the culture of Native American tribes when Columbus first arrived including their art, religion, food, and homes. The book also includes biographies of several notable Native Americans.
Dear Susie: Tales from the Mill Village
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Price: $2.00 USD. Words: 29,420. Language: English. Published: October 26, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
This book is a series of short stories taking place in a small mountain town in Western North Carolina, revolving around life in a textile/cotton mill village. The stories center around the author's family and friends. It is a humorous look back at what life was like in a small town in scenes from the 1930's through the 1960's.
激辩毛泽东的复活 Yizhe Collection: Debate on Mao's Revival
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 1,090. Language: Chinese (simplified). Published: March 29, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » History » Asian
2011年7月是中国共产党成立九十周年。我们通过本册合集收录的21篇外媒上的译文、两段视频和一小时的音讯访谈,呈现中国人对毛泽东的看法的深刻分歧。
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: 10,170. 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.
50 Roman Mistresses:
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 19,670. Language: English. Published: July 15, 2014 by Tehani Wessely. Category: Nonfiction » History » Ancient
Here are fifty extraordinary women of Ancient Rome—virtuous wives and adulterous vixens, abductees and viragos, imperial mothers and mortals who became goddesses, all taking their place in history. Their stories are told by Doctor Tansy Rayner Roberts, in her wry, insightful, highly readable manner, and by the end, you will have explored Roman history from a slightly different point of view.
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.
Descendants of Silas and Margaret Garvin Cooper
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 17,070. Language: English. Published: September 10, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » History » Genealogy
This is a genealogy of the first five generations from Silas Cooper and his wife, Margaret Garvin, in Orangeburgh District, South Carolina.
A Walking Tour of Greenwich, Connecticut
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,950. Language: English. Published: March 2, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » By region
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 Greenwich, Connecticut 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.
Last Man Standing
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,070. Language: English. Published: June 17, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Three hundred prisoners are marched out of Auschwitz, only one returns. This is a factual story about a death march endured by a prisoner of Auschwitz during World War II. It was told to the author by the survivor who is still alive today, he turns 95 years old in 2014. He is the grand father of the author’s wife and endearingly known to all as “oppi”.
Slavery on Stage: Black Stereotypes and Opportunities in Nate Salsbury’s “Black America” Show
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,140. Language: English. Published: September 30, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » History » American
Following the final run of his Wild West Show, Nate Salsbury initiated a new production called "Black America." The new show, though somewhat patronizing, gave many African Americans a foot in the door for careers in show business, and increased public awareness of their many skills and talents.
The Night Before Christmas, 1914
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 1,300. Language: English. Published: March 18, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » History » War
A thought provoking adaptation of the classic poem by Clement Clarke Moore, based upon the events of the Christmas Truce of World War One.
The Rex Guide to Roman Gods and Goddesses
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Series: The Rex Guides, Book 3. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,390. Language: English. Published: June 14, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » History » European
A handy guide to the Gods and Goddesses worshipped by the Romans. This book gives a brief description of both the major and minor gods and goddesses of ancient Rome. A useful reference to use whilst writing or reading books, watching the TV or listening to the radio. It is designed to provoke further study by the reader.