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A Walking Tour of New Bedford, Massachusetts
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 8,330. Language: English. Published: February 15, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » By region
There is no better way to see America than on foot. And there is no better way to appreciate what you are looking at than with a walking tour. This walking tour of New Bedford, Massachusetts is ready to explore when you are. Each walking tour describes historical, architectural landmarks, cultural sites and ecclesiastic touchstones and provides step-by-step directions.
The Heroic Journey of Albert Bierstadt: Artist-Priest of the West
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Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 142,230. Language: English. Published: August 8, 2011. Category: Fiction » Literature » Biographical
A historical biography of the highest-paid and most controversial landscape artist in America after the Civil War.
Bluewater Bride--The Voyage of the Halcyon
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 109,860. Language: English. Published: September 10, 2011. Category: Fiction » Adventure » General
For some decades of the 19th Century New Bedford, Massachusetts was among the wealthiest places in the United States. Prosperity was based on whaling--oil for the nation's lamps, and exotic products as perfume base,and stays for Victorian-Age corsets. It was an industry that pitted strong men against huge mammals of the sea. Some women went awhaling, as the "best mate," such as this saga.
American Caboverdeano
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 97,860. Language: English. Published: February 9, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
Americano Caboverdeano is a moving story of a Cape Verdean American whose personal struggles reflect the deep challenges faced by our people living in America in the mid 20th century. A memoir filled with vivid life stories of a child of first generation Cape Verdean immigrants, raised in New England, Americano Caboverdeano is a remarkable tale of triumph in the face of adversity.