Books tagged: history

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It Can't Happen To Us
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 7,280. Language: English. Published: July 4, 2010. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Civilization
People say that - History Repeats Itself - or the skeptics will make the comment - It Can’t Happen to Me. Just to show that history can repeat itself and actually has I investigated this subject and applied it to our present day problems. As you will see and I think will agree history does repeat itself and America is closer then we think to becoming extinct.
It's Okay to Cry
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 3,150. Language: English. Published: July 7, 2010. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » General
Bethann, a struggling college student, decides to take care of Holly, her evil, manipulative younger sister after their grandmother, who raised them, dies. But Holly is a mess. And en route to Miami after the funeral, Bethann lays down the rules to Holly, while mentally trying to understand what makes Holly tick. If Bethann can figure her out she can fix her. So she thinks.
Khakhanate Book I The Raven
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 261,750. Language: English. Published: July 9, 2010 by Elderberry Press, Inc.. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Alternative history
The race who conquered the known world...meets the New World. In the last days of the Yuan Dynasty, a visionary Mongol leader struggles to save his command from destruction awaiting Mongols in a convulsing China. A shaman from a northern tribe describes a land of endless prairie and scattered tribes far to the east across frozen seas. Can this be their salvation? Thus begins Book One, The Raven.
Vilkas
Price: Free! Words: 7,760. Language: English. Published: July 10, 2010. Categories: Fiction » Poetry » Contemporary Poetry
Vidas Mykolas' parents came to America as World War II refugees from Lithuania. The poems in Vilkas are about prostitutes in St. Petersburg Russia, the Armenian Holocaust and stickball, reviving dead brothers, Caligula eating pearls, mythical wolves in Baltic forests, dumpster diving, White Nights, ravaged family cemeteries, Mexican bands in Oregon, a pig roast, defiling St. Paul, and other poems.
Karma
Price: Free! Words: 6,390. Language: English. Published: July 12, 2010 by White Sun Press. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Apocalyptic, Fiction » Literature » Visionary & metaphysical
What if Hitler and Churchill fought on two different sides of a long-standing war, playing out generation after generation, over and over again across time? One of these beings seems destined to destroy the other, no matter how the world changes around them, with the stakes growing ever higher with each generation.
There Really Was a Johnny Appleseed
You set the price! Words: 45,380. Language: English. Published: July 12, 2010. Categories: Nonfiction » History » American, Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography
Folk legend Johnny Appleseed was a real person, John Chapman, born in Leominster, MA and brought up in Longmeadow, MA. His bursiness plan took him to Pennsylvania, Ohio, and Indiana where he set up apple orchards for settlers who were coming, and served as a missionary too. Ted Clarke separates fact from legend in bringing you the true story of this great but mysterious figure.
Jacob’s Voices: Reflections of a Wandering American Jew
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 61,120. Language: English. Published: July 14, 2010 by Quid Pro Books. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Judaism
An acclaimed U.S. professor of history finds his roots in a personal journey through Israel--and through assimilated America, academia, baseball, and family--headlong into deep tensions about country, culture, identity and religion. Worried about the commitment of Jews to their heritage, Auerbach (renowned author of Unequal Justice) shares his story and musings with insight, irony, and intensity.
Herman Bylles testamente
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 121,360. Language: Swedish. Published: July 14, 2010. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Plays & Screenplays
På sitt etthundrasjätte levnadsår får Herman Bylle veta att han har en okänd son och dotter. I den åldern har man inte tid att tveka. Beslutsamt dammar han av sitt gamla skrivbord och börjar skriva sitt testamente. Han berättar om sin ungdoms stora äventyr. Om sin resa genom 1920-talets Sverige. Förklarar varför han blev en enstöring. Sätter omsorgsfullt sitt märkliga liv på pränt.
Read Into History: A Roman Tale of 123 B. C. E.
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 8,010. Language: English. Published: July 23, 2010 by Writers Exchange E-Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Children’s books » Fiction
Moving to the city is terrible mistake Paulus knows but what can he do when Father comes back from war and wants to take the whole family to Rome? They have to plan their future (which for us is the ancient past). In Roman Tales you can see what life must have been like.
A Christmas Carol
Series: The Tunbridge Wells trilogy, Book 2. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 8,820. Language: English. Published: July 26, 2010. Categories: Nonfiction » Inspiration » Personal inspiration
To me, the original story by Charles Dickens ‘A Christmas Carol’ encapsulates a ghost story, a sci-fi story and a moral. It ‘hits a chord' with me, and if you have a heart, most likely with you too. With very great respect and admiration to Mr Dickens, I had this inner need to 'rewrite' it, update it, as to let ‘modern’ day poor souls digest the moral and spirituality of the prose.