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Residual Affects
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Price: Free! Words: 6,150. Language: English. Published: July 28, 2014 by Ezarie Publishing. Category: Nonfiction » History » American
Residual Affects is a poetry book that is supplemented with photography. Half of the poetry pieces are commentary on life situations while the other half has a war related theme. The poetry and photographs featured in this book are the creative responses to the author’s and photographer’s bout with PTSD stemming from their deployment to Iraq between 2005 and 2006.
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: 7,170. 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: 24,110. 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: 9,640. 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
Letters to My Son
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 137,830. Language: English. Published: July 25, 2014 by Bookpal Australia. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
This book is by my Great Great Grandfather, John Bemrose, who wrote a series of letters, 60 in all to his son, Weightman, who was experiencing as we understand it today a rough time in his teenage years. So his father wrote him this series of letters, based on his own life and times in his own teenage years in England and America, during the early 1800’s.
The Devil Takes Half
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Series: A Greek Islands Mystery, Book 1. Price: $6.95 USD. Words: 95,070. Language: English. Published: July 22, 2014 by Coffeetown Press. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Police Procedural
A beautiful archeologist and daughter of a local ship owner is found dead at a dig on the Greek Island of Chios. After the body of her young assistant is also discovered, the chief officer of the local police force, Yiannis Patronas, suspects that the pair turned up something of real value, all evidence to the contrary, and sets out to conquer the evil threatening his formerly peaceful island.
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.
TEI, a Memoir of the End of War and Beginning of Peace
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Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 85,130. Language: English. Published: July 21, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » History » War
In a nation devastated by World War II, Tei Fujiwara wrote her memoir 流れる星は生きている (Nagareru Hoshiwa Ikiteiru) about her harrowing journey home with her three young children. Tei’s memoir began in August 1945 in Manchuria and has continued in Japan through 46 printings, a movie, TV series and recognition from the Imperial Family. Now her story continues in English for another new generation.
The SOTCW World War I Compendium
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 49,490. Language: British English. Published: July 21, 2014 by Shilka Publishing. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
The SOTCW World War I Compendium provides wargamers with a wealth of resources. Included are scenarios, Orders of Battle, histories, and more. This compendium brings together over 25 articles by 18 authors, covering all aspects of World War I, on land, at sea, and in the air, in all theatres. The articles were originally published in the Society of Twentieth Century Wargamers' Journal.
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.
UTU
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Price: Free! Words: 2,760. Language: English. Published: July 18, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » History » Australia & New Zealand
Two hundred and fifty years ago New Zealand and its Maori inhabitants were almost unknown to the European.community. This is a true story of a tragic event that occurred in 1809 when the ship "Boyd' was looted and burned and the carnage which followed..
Unexpected Odyssey: Danzig to Tennessee
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Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 246,740. Language: American English. Published: July 18, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » History » Biography
A memoir of a European immigrant, surviving WW ll and growing up in Brooklyn, N.Y. Graduated the Merchant Marine Academy, spent life on 14 ships and was the first member of Texas Maritime Academy faculty as Associate Professor, into business as an Engineering Sales Specialist. Retired and then to graduate school, a career as an Executive Chef and finally to Tennessee as an addiction counselor.
A Short History of the Game Of Chess
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 3,360. Language: English. Published: July 18, 2014 by Mossy Feet Books. Category: Nonfiction » History » History of things
Chess has been a favored game for almost fifteen hundred years. Its origins in India, the game spread over the ancient world, becoming the favorite game in medieval courts. By the Twentieth Century, world competitions emerged and chess became a fierce contest between Cold War antagonists. Today humans compete against not just other humans, but against computers as well. In addition, the computers
Angola in Perspective - Orientation Guide and Portuguese Cultural Orientation: Geography, History, Economy, Society, Security, Military, Religion, Traditions, Luanda, Huambo, Benguela, Cabinda, Lobito
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Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 87,190. Language: English. Published: July 17, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » History » Africa
These two unique guides produced by the Department of Defense provide comprehensive information about all aspects of life in Angola, with a special emphasis on geography, history, the economy, society, security and military matters, religion, traditions, urban and rural life, ethnic groups, crime, the environment, government, holidays, gender issues and much more.
Cydwybod mewn Carchar
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Price: Free! Words: 7,530. Language: English. Published: July 17, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » History » Modern / 20th Century
This is a Welsh language essay on the only minister of religion in Wales to be imprisoned during the Great War as a conscientious objector. Hanes achos y gwrthwynebydd cydwybodol, y Parchedig Benjamin Meyrick, yn ystod y Rhyfel Mawr. Os nad ydach chi'n gyfarwydd iawn efo lawrlwytho e-lyfrau yna'r peth gorau ichi ydi dewis 'PDF' isod.
Through Colonial Eyes
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 20,940. Language: Commonwealth English. Published: July 16, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Art history
The story of Australian Colonial art from precolonial times, discovery, settlement and exploration to the centenary period (1880s) through the eyes of the artists at the time.
Algeria in Perspective - Orientation Guide and Cultural Orientation: Geography, History, Economy, Society, Security, Military, Religion, Traditions, Algiers, Sahara, Berbers, Terrorist Groups
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Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 88,900. Language: English. Published: July 16, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » History » Africa
These two unique guides produced by the Department of Defense provide comprehensive information about all aspects of life in Algeria, with a special emphasis on geography, history, the economy, society, security and military matters, religion, traditions, urban and rural life, ethnic groups, crime, the environment, government, holidays, gender issues and much more.