Books tagged: cold war

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Besserwisser: A Novel (The Know-It-Alls)
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Price: Free! Words: 70,240. Language: English. Published: September 2, 2009. Category: Fiction » Humor & comedy » General
Munich, 1990: American expat slacker Gordy Ford poses as a top Hitler scholar, all to impress a girl. Stuck in his scam, Gordy soon thinks he's stumbled onto a shocking historical discovery that's made him the target of a wannabe Neo-Nazi and shady Russian mafia. There's dark and dry humor and a rowdy plot. Everyone's an impostor, and all get exposed despite their best efforts.
Hell's Fire: A Documentary History of the American Atomic and Thermonuclear Weapons Projects, from Hiroshima to the Cold War and the War on Terror
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 140,350. Language: English. Published: September 8, 2009. Category: Nonfiction » History » War
A history of nuclear weapons, from the Manhattan Project which built the atomic bomb, to the "Mike" test which paved the way for the hydrogen bomb, to the "war on terror" which seeks an entire new generation of "earth-penetrating" nuclear bombs.
Rise and Fall of the Leninist State: A Marxist History of the Soviet Union
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 35,210. Language: English. Published: September 8, 2009. Category: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Communism and socialism
An economic history of the Soviet Union, from its inception in 1917 to its demise in 1991. It is in the economics of the Leninist state, not its politics or ideology, that we find the seeds of its destruction. By examining the economics of the USSR, we can see not only why the Russian Revolution took the course that it did, but why it could not have taken any other path.
Red Friday
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Price: $4.95 USD. Words: 1,960. Language: English. Published: October 29, 2009 by Worthy Shorts. Category: Fiction » Drama » American
This short story was written in 1984 by one of Hollywood's finest screenwriters, until he was blacklisted by the House Un-American Activities Committee in 1950. During the 1940s, he was responsible or partially responsible for such great films as The Letter, The Sea Hawk (both 1940), Sergeant York (1941) and Casablanca (1942), for which he shared an Oscar with his co-writers.
JFK: Selected Speeches of President John F Kennedy
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 56,790. Language: English. Published: November 10, 2009. Category: Nonfiction » History » American
In the short 1000 days of his Presidency, John F Kennedy launched the American space program and introduced the Civil Rights Act, led the nation through the greatest threat ever to its existence -- the Cuban Missile Crisis -- and then signed the first nuclear disarmament agreement with the USSR. This is an anthology of his most prominent speeches.
The Great Communicator: Selected Speeches from President Ronald Reagan
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 143,780. Language: English. Published: January 16, 2010. Category: Nonfiction » History » American
A selection of speeches from Ronald Reagan. The conservative "Reagan Revolution", of free-market economics, the Religious Right, and military power, dominated American politics for three decades. This volume includes the "Evil Empire" speech, the "Government is the problem" speech, the "Tear down this Wall" speech, and many others.
314 Crescent Manor
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 108,770. Language: English. Published: May 25, 2010. Category: Fiction » Horror » General
Mark and Nathan Connor are estranged twins. There is little to connect them, save their current residence at 314 Crescent Manor, an old building situated in the centre of the city. The tenants of the Manor are never housed at random. With its large, brooding stained glass tree bearing down on them from the fifth floor to the first, it watches, and waits for one world to topple into the next.
The James Bond Movie Guide
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 28,300. Language: English. Published: June 18, 2010. Category: Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Performing arts
The James Bond Movie Guide is the ultimate source for this renowned movie franchise. With a collection of reviews and summaries for the 22 films, you will learn about each in detail and without fear of spoilers. A list of facts and cast for each film is included, along with series trivia, figures, and charts. Adding to the value are reviews for James Bond video games dating back to GoldenEye.
Last Hurrah for an Evil Empire
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 41,820. Language: English. Published: September 6, 2010 by MilSpeak Books. Category: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Spies & espionage
As the sun begins to set on the Soviet Union, desperation slowly grips this once great empire's staunchest champions. This is the story of the courageous few who fight to hold off that final sunset, and of the American counter-intelligence operatives who bring the Cold War to end game. When a country calls, some give all....
Polar 44 Ring 5
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 39,770. Language: English. Published: October 23, 2010 by Elderberry Press, Inc.. Category: Fiction » Drama » American
An Air Force second lieutenant assigned to an air base in Greenland to supply SAC bombers with fuel during the Cold War is sabotaged by a Russian spy. Written in spare and powerful prose by a former SAC officer.