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Shays’ Rebellion: The Hanging of Co-Leader, Captain Henry Gale
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 3,870. Language: English. Published: April 22, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography
Henry Gale responded to Paul Revere’s call to Lexington and was honored as a patriot. Yet in the post-war credit crisis, he was considered a traitor for his leadership role in Shays’ Rebellion—an insurrection that influenced the adoption of the United States Constitution.
The Mystery Behind Jack the Ripper—Serial Killer
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 6,180. Language: English. Published: November 5, 2010. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography
(5.00 from 1 review)
Learn all the basic facts and theories about the most famous murder mystery of all time. This little comprehensive guide covers in a nutshell the victims, possible suspects, and explores popular theories such as the Royal Conspiracy Theory,the Maybrick Diary,and Partricia Cornwell’s investigation of Walter Sickert. With all the evidence in, you can cast a vote--who was Jack the Ripper?
John Kirby and His Orchestra - A Forward Step in The Development of Jazz
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 9,670. Language: English. Published: July 22, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Music » Big Band & Swing
John Kirby is a jazz icon and a forgotten legend. However, between 1937 and 1942 his orchestra had no equals. Notable accomplishments: gained instant superstardom recording a swing version of the Scottish ballad Loch Lomond in 1937; the first jazz band to sponsored their own radio show on CBS "Flow Gently Sweet Rhythm" in 1940, They were affectionately called - The Biggest Little Band in America.
What's in a Name?
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Series: Tokyo, From One to Infinity. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 1,400. Language: English. Published: May 11, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues
If your name is John or you have ever known someone called John, then you will be well aware of the persecution we suffer in supposedly politically-correct countries such as America. Even in Japan, I am sometimes treated like a dog! Is this fair? We Johns of the world do not expect sympathy, but surely we deserve some respect?
Tea Leaves in Coffee Cups
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Series: Tokyo, From One to Infinity. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,290. Language: English. Published: May 26, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Just when you thought it was safe to dine out… Sometimes it is better not to know those secret ingredients in the food and drinks we consume, but in some circumstances, such lack of knowledge could kill us. When it comes to food poisoning, no one is immune and nowhere is safe! My first job in Japan leads to me question some aspects of food safety and hygiene in advanced countries.
Drifting into Oblivion
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 9,780. Language: English. Published: March 7, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Cancer
You're 39, just got married and everything looks bright until the sudden discovery of colon cancer. A first hand account of the events that follow written by Andrew Ian Dodge and his wife Kim Dodge. A percentage of the proceeds will go to Maine Cancer Foundation.
Reef Beach
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Series: Tokyo, From One to Infinity. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,980. Language: English. Published: May 22, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues
My late aunt and uncle enriched the lives of countless Australians and instilled in me a greater appreciation of opera, conservation, and religion. They also introduced me to the delights of Reef Beach, a haven for nudists on Sydney Harbour, before it fell victim to a misinformation campaign by some "moralistic" local residents. This is our story, plus some off-the-wall revelations from Japan.
Dining Out
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Series: Tokyo, From One to Infinity. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,080. Language: English. Published: May 28, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues
Move over, Paris! An introduction to Tokyo, the official gourmet capital of the world, ranging from the Michelin Diet of my imagination to the real-life American supermodel peanut butter diet and everything in between. Includes some practical advice for tourists visiting Japan and Taiwan on a budget and some irreverent comments about Japanese “obatarian” (battleaxes) and Starbucks.
How I Came to Be Here
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Series: Tokyo, From One to Infinity. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 10,590. Language: English. Published: May 19, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues
Take an ordinary Australian boy, add some breakfast cereal, send him to school, and see what happens… Was it fate that led me to become a permanent resident of Japan, or am I simply another example of permissive parenting gone wrong? One man’s story of how he became a pioneering, expatriate law professor in Japan despite having no family connections to this country.
A Florida Bird Dog ~ Rex
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Price: $2.95 USD. Words: 15,790. Language: English. Published: October 10, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
(5.00 from 3 reviews)
This short non-fiction eBook is a snapshot of the late 1920’s - 30’s in Florida through its Boom, Panic and Bust. It is entwined with a child’s love of a bird dog who loves to hunt quail. From a ruined Easter feast, brought on by the book's hero, Rex, to losing their home and starting over in the woods without running water, they faced each situation with a "can do" innovative attitude.
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”.