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Railroad 1869 Along the Historic Union Pacific Through Nebraska
By Eugene Miller
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 28,870. Language: English. Published: June 7, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » History » North America
This book chronicles the construction of the Union Pacific Railroad from its faltering start at Omaha in 1864 through the following three years as the builders press on through Nebraska. It describes the crews' dogged determination as they met the challenges of floods, scorching summers, Indian attacks and derailments.
Look Up, San Francisco! A Walking Tour of Union Square
By Doug Gelbert
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,470. Language: English. Published: June 22, 2012. 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 San Francisco's Union Square from walkthetown.com 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.
Legends, Labors & Loves: William Jackson Palmer, 1836—1909
By Tim Blevins
Series: Regional History Series. Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 126,290. Language: English. Published: November 4, 2013 by Pikes Peak Library District. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Biographical anthologies
Legends, Labors & Loves reveals a remarkable and modest man and opens every reader’s eyes to a new view of Colorado Springs’ founder William Jackson Palmer. There is no scandal, nor is there deception. Not only will you find integrity, leadership and compassion in this book, but you will witness Palmer’s tenacious conviction, strength, and shrewdness—just how one imagines a true “founding father.”
Understand Your Rights Because You're About to Lose Them!
By Revolutionary War and Beyond
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 115,050. Language: English. Published: April 11, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » US Constitution
In the last generation, the federal government has gained an enormous amount of power at the expense of individual rights as Americans have become increasingly ignorant of their constitutional freedoms. "Understand Your Rights Because You're About to Lose Them!" explains the purpose and history of each amendment in the Bill of Rights so you can understand and defend your rights as an American.
Mountains, Grass and Water: Explore the Hastings Cutoff and Overland Trail through Ruby Valley, Nevada
By Larry Hyslop
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 19,630. Language: English. Published: December 28, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » History » North America
This book follows two historically important trails, the Hastings Cutoff and the Overland Trail, through the lush Ruby Valley of Nevada. Historian Charles Greenhaw describes the vivid history of this valley shadowed by 11,000-foot peaks of the Ruby Mountains. It is a valley once visited by such western notables as John Fremont, Kit Carson, Lansford Hastings, George Donner and Samuel Clements.
Look Up, Santa Fe! A Walking Tour of Santa Fe, New Mexico
By Doug Gelbert
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,720. Language: English. Published: June 22, 2012. 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 Santa Fe, New Mexico from walkthetown.com 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.
Port Hope Simpson Mysteries, Newfoundland and Labrador, Canada Oral History Evidence and Interpretation
By Llewelyn Pritchard
Series: Port Hope Simpson Mysteries, Book 2. Price: $5.95 USD. Words: 8,250. Language: English. Published: October 17, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » History » North America
Port Hope Simpson Mysteries, Newfoundland and Labrador, Canada Oral History Evidence and Interpretation Series Title: Port Hope Simpson Mysteries Vol 2 by Llewelyn Pritchard Smashwords Edition Copyright 2010 Llewelyn Pritchard Read about the original Oral History interview with Mrs. Kathleen Squire (formerly James) known as “Bunty” or “Bunty James”...
Oh Me Nerves, Newfie Jokes
By RJ Parker
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 8,430. Language: English. Published: October 19, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » History » North America
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
A Newfie’s wife passed away and he called 911. The 911 operator told him that they would send someone over right away and asked him where he lived. "At the end of Eucalyptus Drive," the newfie told her. The operator asked, "Could you please spell that for me?" After a long pause, the newfie said, "How 'bout if I drag her over to Oak Street and you pick her up there?"
Look Up, Hollywood! A Walking Tour of Hollywood, California
By Doug Gelbert
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 8,540. Language: English. Published: June 22, 2012. 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 Hollywood, California from walkthetown.com 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.
New York City Boxing Directory (1885-1960)
By Robert Grey Reynolds, Jr
Price: $2.50 USD. Words: 4,560. Language: English. Published: December 31, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Boxing
My eBook is an alphabetical directory of boxing-related persons and organizations in New York City. The time span is from the late 19th Century until after the mid 20th Century. The directory lists occupational titles, business and residential addresses, and phone numbers (for 1950s-1960). The text is pertinent for boxing enthusiasts as well as persons interested in researching family ancestries.
Floods In Alberta
By Miguel Baines
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,070. Language: English. Published: July 30, 2013. Category: Fiction » Poetry » Canadian Poetry
A non-comprehensive collection of poetry inspired from the floods that much of Alberta experienced in the summer of 2013. Written by an Albertan affected by the flooding.
Tribes and Trappers: A History of Montana, Volume One
By Greg Strandberg
Series: A History of Montana. Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 33,760. Language: English. Published: April 1, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » History » North America
Montana’s history is rich, colorful, and full of excitement in this fully-illustrated history. See how Jedediah Smith and Jim Bridger blazed trails and made their names under the Big Sky. Read about John Colter, Hugh Glass, Mike Fink, and more. Discover the Blackfeet, Shoshone, Crow, Cheyenne, and the dinosaurs that came before them. Montana's history comes alive like it never has before.
Husky Dogs and Views in the Nain – Nunatsiavut, Labrador Wilderness, Newfoundland and Labrador Province of Canada 1965-66
By Llewelyn Pritchard
Series: Photo Albums, Book 6. Price: $6.95 USD. Words: 510. Language: English. Published: January 20, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » History » North America
A unique photo album of 55 historical photographs (with original captions) about husky dogs and views in the Nain – Nunatsiavut Labrador wilderness, Newfoundland and Labrador Province of Canada 1965-66.
Look Up, San Francisco! A Walking Tour of Fisherman's Wharf
By Doug Gelbert
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,920. Language: English. Published: June 22, 2012. 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 San Francisco's Fisherman's Wharf from walkthetown.com 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.
Can't Fool All of the People All of the Time: The Email Counterstory to the Bush AWOL Blackout
By Maureen A. Griswold
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 24,250. Language: English. Published: May 27, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Democracy
October 2003, former journalist, sister of a Vietnam War casualty, and former Army nurse, Maureen A. Griswold's online exposé of George W. Bush's military record garnered a huge response. Responses to her articles about Bush's wartime AWOL/desertion in Can't Fool All of the People All of the Time is a compelling experience and illumination about U.S. journalism in wartime.
The Role of Federal Military Forces in Domestic Disorders 1789-1878 - History of Controversial Events, Posse Comitatus, Mormon Conflict, Whiskey Rebellion, Racial Strife, KKK, Slave Law
By Progressive Management
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 201,230. Language: English. Published: August 9, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
This is a fascinating and comprehensive history of the use of federal troops during instances of domestic disorder from the U.S. Army.
Seal Hunting Newfoundland and Labrador, Canada 1965 – 66
By Llewelyn Pritchard
Series: Photo Albums, Book 3. Price: $5.95 USD. Words: 270. Language: English. Published: January 16, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » By region
(Cover Photograph: David Harris shoots & Albert Ford at tiller) A unique photo album of historical photographs (with original captions) about seal hunting in the Nain – Nunatsiavut Labrador wilderness, Newfoundland and Labrador Province of Canada 1965-66.
The Spy Within: Larry Chin and China's Penetration of the CIA
By Tod Hoffman
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 100,960. Language: English. Published: January 13, 2014 by Bev Editions. Category: Nonfiction » True Crime » Espionage
Written with a novelist’s panache, this is the true story of the Chinese spy who penetrated the CIA, and for 30 years revealed America’s intelligence secrets to his masters in Beijing. Larry Chin, the CIA’s top Chinese linguist, was China’s top spy. “A successful cloak-and-dagger reenactment of the FBI sting that exposed a Chinese-American double agent in 1985, “ said Kirkus.
Father Grigori
By George Foster Leal
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 135,450. Language: English. Published: September 5, 2013 by Black Rose Writing. Category: Nonfiction » History » Expeditions & Discoveries
The Story of Rasputin Follow the story from the mind of one of history’s most enigmatic characters as Rasputin describes in his own words his journey from his birth in a remote Siberian village to a seat beside Tsar Nicholas II and Tsarina Alexandra of Russia.
Spies of the American Revolution: The History of George Washington's Secret Spying Ring (The Culper Ring)
By HistoryCaps
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 10,630. Language: English. Published: September 24, 2012 by BookCaps. Category: Nonfiction » History » North America
Spies! Treason! Conspiracy! The American Revolution? The Culper Spying Ring had all the ingredients of a modern spy movie--just replaces gadgets with muskets. This book looks at the incredible history of Washington's famous spying ring. With a gripping narrative this book will read more like a John le Carré spy novel than a history book. HistoryCaps is an imprint of BookCaps Study Guides. With