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My Lebanese Father and Mother's Immigration
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 9,830. Language: English. Published: August 5, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » History » Family history
In 1910, seventeen-year-old Elias immigrated to America to find a job and send aid to his Lebanese village. Elias left Tripoli, Syria (later named Lebanon) with nothing but the clothes on his back and a bandoleer containing a coat and blanket slung over his shoulder. In 1920, Elias sent for his sixteen-year-old cousin, Mary, and his twenty-year-old brother, George, to come to America.
The Battle of Lewes 1264
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 15,480. Language: English. Published: August 5, 2014 by Bretwalda Books. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
A book about the bloody Battle of Lewes, fought in 1264 that was a key victory for the rebels under Simon de Montfort who sought to limit the powers of the king.
The Battle of Towton 1461
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 14,200. Language: English. Published: August 5, 2014 by Bretwalda Books. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
A book about the largest battle ever fought on English soil - the Battle of Towton, one of the key turning points in the Wars of the Roses. .
The Battle of Bannockburn 1314
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 15,510. Language: English. Published: August 5, 2014 by Bretwalda Books. Category: Nonfiction » History » Medieval
A book about the historic Battle of Bannockburn, the great triumph by Robert Bruce of Edward II of England that won independence for Scotland. The book is being released to mark the 700th anniversary of the battle and to coincide with the Scottish referendum on independence.
The Battle of Brighton 1377
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 15,180. Language: English. Published: August 5, 2014 by Bretwalda Books. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
In 1377 a powerful French fleet landed an army on the beach at Brighton - then a small fishing village known as Brighthelmstone. The village went up in flames and the French stormed inland to loot, plunder, murder and rape. The local militia mustered at Lewes under local knights and set out to attack the French and exact revenge. The climatic battle was fought just to the east of the modern town.
The Successful Treasure Hunter’s Essential Guide
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Price: Free! Words: 32,530. Language: English. Published: August 5, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » History
With over 40 years experience in the hobby of metal detecting or treasure hunting, David Villanueva tackles the major problems metal detectorists face. Obtaining search permission; research and finding sites; laws and code of practice; choosing a metal detector and overcoming detector limitations; identifying and preserving finds, coping with buried trash and techniques for locating finds.
Old-time Sealers in New Zealand
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Price: Free! Words: 3,030. Language: English. Published: August 4, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » History » Australia & New Zealand
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A descriptive account and adventure of sealers hunting on the New Zealand coast in early times when fur seals were abundant. The slaughter of thousands of seals for commercial purposes ceased when it was found they were close to extinction. Conservation has seen a revival of the species.on the south island of NZ.
The Osama Principle
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Price: Free! Words: 3,730. Language: English. Published: August 4, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Terrorism
The Osama Principle is a political book, which highlights the origin of terrorism and how it has evolved to its current status as the biggest threat to mankind. the big question is: what is the Osama Principle?
A Doctor in Auschwitz
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 54,370. Language: English. Published: August 3, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » History » War
With the Nazi invasion of Hungary underway, the German army was determined to round up as many Jews as they could and place them into concentration camps. “A Doctor in Auschwitz” is a harrowing tale of survival. It follows one Jewish doctor who was spared and forced to perform experiments on his fellow prisoners. This is a first-hand account of his often brutal assignments, sparing no details
'Correcting History' Who Invented The Modern Hang Glider
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Price: Free! Words: 17,850. Language: English. Published: August 2, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » History » History of things
The invention of the Modern Hang Glider seems to have been shrouded in mystery and incorrect information for many years. It is only now with the luxury of hindsight, very fast computers, IT media and our constant quest for more and more information, that the story has been slowly unravelled. I'm not sure if it would have been possible fifteen or twenty years ago, as earlier hang gliding historians
Chronology of Important Events in South Sudan Nation 1822 - 2014
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Price: Free! Words: 2,380. Language: English. Published: July 31, 2014 by Discipleship Press. Category: Nonfiction » History » Africa
This book is a public domain item. You are welcome to read it for personal references about South Sudan. You may be a South Sudanese or not, but you must not publish this book for commercial purposes. Read it for yourself and stay blessed.
E' Guerra - Easy Italian Reader
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 4,060. Language: Italian. Published: July 29, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Language Instruction » Italian
E' Guerra - Easy Italian Reader Improvvisamente é arrivata la prima prova di difesa per la libertà ed il prezzo da pagare sarà carissimo. Roosevelt presenta il suo caso al consiglio e l'America va' in guerra. Era l'anno 1941.
Where Stories Dwell
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 75,900. Language: English. Published: July 28, 2014 by Pro Se Press. Category: Nonfiction » History » Essays
WHERE STORIES DWELL is a unique volume in PULPSTUDIES, an imprint of Pro Se Productions. PULPSTUDIES focuses on the nonfiction of New Pulp. This includes volumes about sources for ideas as well as unique academic studies of New Pulp series and characters and other various types of reference books.
An Incarcerated Conscience
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Price: $1.55 USD. Words: 7,190. Language: English. Published: July 27, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » History » War
Ben Meyrick was the only ordained Christian minister in Wales to be jailed for being a conscientious objector during the First World War. Amazing bravery was displayed on the battle field during the War, of that there is no doubt, but neither can we deny that considerable bravery was also displayed by the conscientious objectors. Here is one man's story.
White Magic
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Price: Free! Words: 24,130. Language: English. Published: July 27, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » History » Civilization
Africa has excellently failed to strongly justify its independence or political freedom from the brutish hands of colonial rule and imperial slavery, which emphatically underlines the political immaturity displayed by African leaders, which has precipitated series of corrupt episodes and tragic chapters of violent and gory events. The political ground rules have been brutally raped and abused.
Give God a Break
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Price: Free! Words: 38,010. Language: English. Published: July 25, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » History » Contemporary political
For so long the continent of Africa, have been outrageously and enormously jinxed by some political mafias, who have remained complacent in redeeming the image of Africa, and has precipitated a disturbing increase in poverty, hunger, starvation, chaos and anarchy in the continent. The murky waters of corruption have extended from the political shores of government, to the door post of the masses
Brown Water Red Blood - A Sailor's Memories of his Tour of Duty with TF-117 in the Mekong Delta, Republic of Vietnam
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Price: Free! Words: 9,650. Language: American English. Published: July 25, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » History » War
Three short stories telling of the author's experiences as a member of the Brown Water Navy, Mobile Riverine Force 117, in the Mekong Delta Region of the Republic of Vietnam in 1968. 1. "Will I Finally Find Some Peace?" - Reflects upon the author's tour of duty 2. "Brothers in Blood" - A firefight with the Viet Cong 3. "No Two Minute Warning" - The sinking of a support ship by a Viet Cong
Whaling in early New Zealand
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Price: Free! Words: 2,740. Language: English. Published: July 21, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » History » Australia & New Zealand
A short account of the Whaling days in New Zealand. The oil from the blubber of the Whales was a valuable commodity in those days ,where it was used to light oil lamps as well as to lubricate delicate machinery and watches. The introduction of the motor car oil and petrol, gas lamps and electricity caused a gradual decline in its use. New Zealand ceased commercial whaling in 1964..
The Ninth Amendment: Key to Understanding the Bill of Rights
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Price: Free! Words: 28,310. Language: English. Published: July 21, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » History » North America
This book explains how the Ninth Amendment is the key to understanding rights in the United States. The founders created the Ninth Amendment to protect unlisted natural law rights as they were understood in their day. This amendment was never intended to allow future generations to create new rights. Rather, it was to safeguard the morality and natural rights of the founding generation.
A Lifetime to Celebrate
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Price: $1.99 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.