Books tagged: wisconsin history

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The Treasure of Namakagon
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 117,630. Language: English. Published: April 2, 2011. Category: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Historical
A twisting, turning, thrilling "lumberjack" adventure that takes place during the northern Wisconsin timber boom of the 1880s. Tor Loken, son of a lumber camp owner, and his mentor, Chief Namakagon, join with the lumberjacks from their camp to foil a ruthless timber tycoon and protect the secret silver mine—a mine that truly existed and has yet to be rediscovered. Recommended by Michael Perry.
Northern Pacific Railway Directory Fargo, North Dakota 1896-1916
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 10,680. Language: English. Published: December 7, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Transportation » Railroads / History
My eBook consists of small bios of Northern Pacific Railway Employees in Fargo, North Dakota from 1896-1916. The biographical details includes ancestral information on each person who worked for N P Ry in Fargo. The e-book is pertinent to individuals who are railway enthusiasts. It is also a fine resource to learn more about Fargo, ND/Moorhead, MN history.
The Canadian Civil War: Volume 1 - Birth of a Nation
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Series: The Canadian Civil War, Book 1. Price: Free! Words: 100,000. Language: English. Published: February 16, 2013. Category: Fiction » Historical » Canada
In 1755 France controlled most of the North American continent. What if they still did? This novel explores the French period from two perspectives – an historically accurate description of Jolliet’s discovery of the Mississippi, coupled with a hypothetical contemporary view of “Canada.” Based in Green Bay, this Canada struggles between the Catholic north and Huguenot Louisiana.
The Canadian Civil War Volume 2- The Huguenots Arrive
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Series: The Canadian Civil War, Book 2. Price: Free! Words: 104,130. Language: English. Published: February 20, 2013. Category: Fiction » Historical » Canada
In this second volume of the series, the French history of the continent is expanded to tell the story of the Huguenots. As in volume 1, some of the early history is an accurate portrayal of the Huguenot exodus from France. But this is also a work of fiction -- in this case a description of the growing conflict between their values and the values of the Catholic North.
Honor's Journey
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 41,300. Language: English. Published: August 30, 2013. Category: Fiction » Children’s books » Action & Adventure / Survival Stories
Honor's Journey is the story of two Native American children, the son and daughter of a chief, in the 1700s. Twins Winter Hawk and his sister Winter Fox take the tribe's only two horses to prevent them from being given away as part of a peace treaty. Escaping into the wilderness, they learn how to survive on their own - and that there are consequences of their rash actions!
The Murder Of A Maine Prostitute From A Genealogical Perspective
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Price: $3.75 USD. Words: 3,510. Language: English. Published: November 20, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » True Crime » Murder
Helen Jewett was the daughter of a Maine shoemaker. Raised as Dorcas Doyen, she entered the home of a prominent judge in Portland as a girl. She was turned out of this home for sexual indiscretions. Her misadventures led to a life of prostitution that she lived in establishments in Maine, Boston, and New York City. My text recounts her demise and the ancestry of her family and two of her clients.
Cocaine Wasteland A Porn Star Is D.O.A.
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 4,300. Language: English. Published: December 5, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » True Crime » Drug trade
Shauna Grant made 30 porn films, earning approximately $100,000. She was a nude model and adult film star from the age of 18 until her untimely death two years later. At 20 she committed suicide with a .22 long rifle. My text looks at her last days and some of the people she associated with in the adult industry. I have also done extensive research to profile her maternal and paternal ancestry.
Blood: the Color of Cranberries
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 81,280. Language: English. Published: December 10, 2013 by Plowshare Media. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
A sweeping chronicle of the Milton family, sophisticated Chicagoans who are forced to move to a small, northern Wisconsin peat bog in 1920, due to the sudden and unexpected death of a family member. The unraveling of a mysterious "accident" takes forty years,while we are introduced to a history of cranberry cultivation in Indianhead country, as well as the life and communities of the North Woods.
Terror at the Lighthouse
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Price: Free! Words: 44,250. Language: English. Published: January 8, 2014. Category: Fiction » Children’s books » Historical / United States / 20th Century
Twelve-year old William and ten-year old Rebecca have come to live with their family at a lighthouse on the edge of Lake Michigan in Door County, Wisconsin in the 1920s.They soon find themselves facing a series of adventures and dangers climaxing with a terrible catastrophe that threatens the lives of the entire family.
The Crash Of Northwest Orient Airlines Flight 2501 Into Lake Michigan
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Price: $4.50 USD. Words: 5,130. Language: English. Published: October 1, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Transportation » Aviation / History
My ebook considers the possible causes Flight 2501's crash. Was it lightning? Readers can judge for themselves. An eyewitness claimed she saw the Northwest DC-4 flying into a severe thunderstorm above Lake Michigan. The air disaster was the worst in U.S. history. It also prompted the most widespread search in the history of the U.S. The DC-4 was soon to be replaced by the Boeing Stratocruiser.