Books tagged: american history

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Timeline of America: Sound Bytes from the Consumer Culture
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 108,410. Language: English. Published: April 27, 2009. Category: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Celebrity culture
Timeline is a capsule history of the things that have defined us. It is a lot more than a pop culture trivia book, although no simpler phrase describes it. The chapters are divided into ten timelines that tell the story of America’s development: events, comforts, cars, toys, movies, television, music, nerds, sports, and gossip. Nostalgic stories and an extensive trivia quiz are also included!
Undaunted Heart: the true story of a Southern belle & a Yankee general
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Price: $7.45 USD. Words: 51,830. Language: English. Published: July 14, 2009 by Eno Publishers. Category: Nonfiction » History » American
At the end of the Civil War, spirited Ella Swain—daughter of the University of North Carolina president—shocked citizens across the state when she fell in love with and married the Union general whose troops occupied Chapel Hill. Suzy Barile separates fact from lore, drawing on Ella’s never-before-published letters that reveal a love that transcended outrage and scandal.
Turning the Tides
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 72,310. Language: English. Published: August 11, 2009 by John McClure. Category: Fiction » Plays & Screenplays » American
The ancient Romans asked the question: "Who will watch the watchers?" In our own age as we face the scourge of global terrorism, we must also ask a further question: "Who will turn the tides?" Each of us can play a role in answering both of those questions. "Turning the Tides" by Eugene F. Elander has an important message of confronting the watchers in order to "turn the tides".
Little Big Horn: A Saga of Sitting Bull
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 13,570. Language: English. Published: October 20, 2009. Category: Nonfiction » History » American
Seldom has the story of the Little Big Horn been told in terms Sitting Bull might understand; in a manner we all should see it. But here is such an account, from his early life to the Washita and Little Big Horn and beyond. Fayette Jones-Ziegler has captured the significant events of the great chief's life.
Newton Steel, Rime of the White Whale, and Trilogy(April 23rd, Ode to the Muskrat, On the Passing of the Mantis)
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 10,530. Language: English. Published: October 22, 2009. Category: Nonfiction » History » American
A celebration of the spirit of a little known depression era labor strike, a commeration of Coleridge and Melville, and a collection of three rather Wordsworthian shorter works by the late black and Cherokee poetess from Detroit, Fayette Jones-Ziegler are offered here for your consideration and pleasure.
To the Ends of the Earth: The Last Journey of Lewis & Clark
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 159,940. Language: English. Published: November 24, 2009. Category: Fiction » Historical » General
St. Louis, 1809. Three years after the Lewis and Clark Expedition, Meriwether Lewis never felt less like a hero. Trapped in a thankless political job, he's drinking too much and spending money like there’s no tomorrow. Confronted by an unexpected and dangerous enemy, Lewis finds himself drawn into a conspiracy to put him and William Clark at the head of a new American empire.
America-Culture Shock
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Price: $9.95 USD. Words: 65,530. Language: English. Published: December 25, 2009. Category: Nonfiction » Social Science » Immigration and Emigration
Culture shock is about the shock of cultures coming together in our world today. This book presents the story of culture shock within America to Americans. This book consolidates twenty years of writing and research about the culture shock experience into a definitive collection of essays, poems, commentaries and stories. They offer practical perspectives for students in high school and college,
The Fairest Portion of the Globe
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 188,820. Language: English. Published: February 11, 2010. Category: Fiction » Literature » Western
La Louisiane, 1793...a land of riches beyond imagining. Whoever controls the vast domain along the Mississippi River will decide the fate of North America. It's winner take all...and the losers might include two reckless young soldiers named Lewis and Clark whose dreams of adventure in the West will end in death or glory.
Independence
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 184,880. Language: English. Published: April 29, 2010. Category: Fiction » Romance » General
An orphaned girl in revolutionary America tries to hide her damning past and save the rebel officer she secretly loves.
The Untold Story of John Wilkes Booth
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 46,580. Language: English. Published: May 12, 2010. Category: Nonfiction » History » Biography
Written by Booth's great-grandson thrice removed, this book retells in dramatic form another version of the Booth saga, one carried down through the family's oral history. Based on award-winning research, this work will tantalize the reader with insights and details known only to the immediate family and a few scholars, offering a new perspective on this crucial moment in American history. The a