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Iron Maiden: An Alternate History Novel
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 89,990. Language: English. Published: August 1, 2009. Category: Fiction » Historical » General
Jared Diamond's COLLAPSE inspired this alternate history that takes place during the American Civil War, and tells the story of eight people who come together after the battle between the USS Monitor and the CSS Virginia. They trick the government into buying more Monitor-class ships.
Tempest at Dawn
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 145,410. Language: English. Published: December 13, 2009. Category: Fiction » Historical » General
The United States military has been reduced to near extinction, economic turmoil saps hope, and anarchy threatens, as world powers hover like vultures, eager to devour the remains. In a desperate move, powerful men call a secret meeting to plot the overthrow of the government. 55 men came to Philadelphia in May of 1787 to found the longest lasting republic in world history. This is their story.
The annotated Common Law: with 2010 Foreword and Explanatory Notes
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 154,110. Language: English. Published: July 5, 2010 by Quid Pro Books. Category: Nonfiction » Law » Common
Decoded, demythed rendition of Holmes' classic study of law and judicial development of rules. "The life of the law has not been logic: it has been experience." Includes 2010 Foreword; extensive, clear annotations by a Tulane law professor woven into The Common Law; footnotes with real numbers; and original page cites. Care in detail, proofreading, notes, and formatting, unlike any version made.
We Were Dancing on a Volcano: Bloodlines and Fault Lines of a Star-Crossed Atlanta Family 1849-1989
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Price: $12.99 USD. Words: 107,260. Language: English. Published: August 5, 2010. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
A richly illustrated, compelling saga and biography, this unsentimental social history tracks the adventures of more than five generations of families that made their mark on both Atlanta and Paris. The narrative highlights one grandmother's brave work with the French Resistance in World War II and her untiring efforts to successfully help her only son escape from Nazi prisoner of war camps.
Pursuit of Prestige
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Price: Free! Words: 20. Language: English. Published: August 29, 2010. Category: Nonfiction » History » Contemporary political
This dissertation (2002) examines Montana State University's research activity and its effects on graduate education just prior to the university's being recognized as a Tier I Research University by the Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching. The study found that prominent research faculty at MSU place a high priority on the university's educational mission.
The Life and Work of Oscar Micheaux: Pioneer Black Author and Filmmaker: 1884-1951
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Price: $6.97 USD. Words: 52,060. Language: English. Published: September 2, 2010 by Khafra Om-Ra-Seti. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Over a three-decade period that began in 1919, Oscar Micheaux wrote, directed, edited, produced and distributed over forty films nationally and internationally. These films usually featured all-Black casts. They spanned a silent film period (1919-1930)and a talkie period (sound films) (1931-1948).The book features a commentary by actor/producer Ossie Davis and was reviewed by Dr. Maya Angelou.
The Adversaries
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 166,180. Language: English. Published: September 25, 2010. Category: Fiction » Christian » Historical
Book 4, American Family Portrait series. Emotions erupt between the Morgan and Cooper families when the Morgan boys run slaves during a reunion with their Southern friends. As national tensions escalate, the boys from both families march to war on opposite sides of the conflict, only to find themselves under attack by a common enemy with a blood feud.
The Pioneers
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 122,320. Language: English. Published: September 25, 2010. Category: Fiction » Christian » Historical
Book 5, American Family Portrait series. In an age of sweatshops and oppressive factory conditions, tenement dwellers cling to dreams of better days. One such dreamer is Jesse Morgan. But when a real-life act of heroism goes terribly wrong, Jesse flees New York’s east side for the pioneering West, pursued by his past. On steamboats, wagon trains, railroads and open buggies, the chase is on.
The Allies
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 127,180. Language: English. Published: September 25, 2010. Category: Fiction » Christian » Historical
Book 6, American Family Portrait series. World War I comes suddenly to the Morgans when Katy and her mother survive the sinking of the luxury liner Lusitania, torpedoed by a German U-boat. Her brother Johnny distinguishes himself as an aviator, attached to a elite French squadron. In a series of ill-fated events, both find themselves behind enemy lines.
They're my Stories & I'm Sticking to Them
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Price: Free! Words: 6,350. Language: English. Published: November 19, 2010. Category: Fiction » Literature » Plays & Screenplays
This is a catalog featuring the titles and excerpts of e-books published by Ey Wade. Books from the categories of history, and romance to thrillers and suspense.