Books tagged: california history

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Whistling Girl
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Price: $3.00 USD. Words: 10. Language: English. Published: February 10, 2009. Category: Fiction » Romance » General
Whistling Girl is an historical romance taking place in Southern California just as it was being discovered by easterners. Anita Aldon is the Spanish/English daughter of a ranchero displaced by the tide of newcomers. She loves the outdoors and dreads the inevitable move to the city, but a casual meeting with one of the newcomers is followed by a series of complications changing everything.
Missions of California, William Henry Hudson, 1901
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 15,660. Language: English. Published: April 24, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » History » American
In 1901, Stanford Professor of English Literature , William Henry Hudson published his book on the history of the founding of the twenty-one missions in California by Father Junipero Serra, a Spanish Franciscan friar. Linda Pendleton has written a new Introduction to the book, and her photograph is on the bookd cover.
Legends of Southern California and San Francisco
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 20,580. Language: English. Published: October 23, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » History » Native American
In 1919, George W. Caldwell, M.D. published his collections of Native American legend. His two collections, Legends of Southern California and Legends of San Francisco, have been combined for this edition. Dr. Caldwell had an appreciation for the beauty of the Golden State and for Native American legends. New Introduction by Linda Pendleton.
Coyotes Along Stony Creek
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 11,190. Language: English. Published: December 12, 2011. Category: Fiction » Historical » USA
California always had a love-hate relationship with newcomers. Coyotes Along Stony Creek assembles two noirish tales about this contradictory and often cruel alter ego of the Golden State.
Pelican Bay Riot
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Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 59,280. Language: English. Published: March 2, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » True Crime » Organized crime
"With lazer-like precision Glenn Langohr lays bare the festering under-belly of our criminal justice system in a driving, graphic narrative that somehow finds the humanity in this most inhuman setting." Phillip Doran, T.V. Producer and Author Pelican Bay Riot is a compilation of four stories that take you into the most violent, deadly and bloody prison in California, the Pelican Bay S.H.U.
Joi Lansing Singer, TV Actress And B-Movie Icon
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 5,550. Language: English. Published: March 13, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Biography
Joi Lansing died an untimely death in 1972. She was a multi-talented performer signed by MGM in the 1940s. Her curvy figure and facial beauty proved to be hindrances. They restricted her to playing "dumb blondes". Despite the stereotypes she was in steady demand as a singer, nightclub performer, as well as a stage, TV, and movie actress. My E-book focuses on her immense versatility and creativity.
The Tragic Life of Film Actress Lynne Baggett
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Price: $3.75 USD. Words: 3,310. Language: English. Published: March 19, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Celebrity biography
Lynne Baggett was not a successful film star. The highlight of her career was a 1948 marriage to Hollywood producer Sam Spiegel. She played mostly uncredited parts in movies. Baggett experienced a spiral of despair which led to suicide in 1960. Like Marilyn Monroe pills were found close to her bedside. Unique to Lynne was her progressive disintegration after a car accident that killed a young man.
Larger Than Life: The Exploits of the Miner and Adventurer David E. Buel
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 11,620. Language: English. Published: April 17, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » History » American
Mariner, soldier, prospector, sheriff, legislator, Indian agent, politician, town founding father, mining district developer, mining magnate, bon vivant, civic leader, philanthropist, explorer, businessman, promoter…. David E. Buel did it all in his lifetime.
The Stevenson Plan, A Novel of the Monterey Peninsula
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 121,490. Language: English. Published: April 23, 2013. Category: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » General
The Monterey Peninsula's rich past and present are tied together through a two century old secret and the legacy of Robert Louis Stevenson in this complex mystery/thriller.
Charles Manson The Ancestry Of A Mass Murderer
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Price: $3.75 USD. Words: 3,160. Language: English. Published: June 21, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » True Crime » Murder
Numerous true crime books have been published about the crimes of serial killer Charles Manson. My ebook differs from these types of books. I have written about the maternal and paternal genealogy of Manson's biological father, his stepfather, and his mother. I hope that readers will enjoy finding out about his roots in Kentucky. His family history can also be traced to OH, NC, NY, WVA, and VA.