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Experiencing The Death of Elvis: A Childhood Tragedy (Essay)
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,570. Language: American English. Published: December 30, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Music, Nonfiction » History » North America
On the day that Steve Jobs died in October 2011, I felt an immense sadness not for the technological visionary who just passed away but for another cultural icon who changed the world for an earlier generation. The death of Elvis Presley in 1977 that cast a long shadow over my childhood, as my mother loved him more than either my father or myself. (A 3,230-word essay.)
At My Father's Knee: Chronicles of a Buckhorn pioneer family
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 20,020. Language: English. Published: July 6, 2013 by Agio Publishing House. Categories: Nonfiction » History » North America, Nonfiction » History » Family history
"This book was born from the stories my father told me and my adventure of growing up in a freer time. I realized from a young age how fortunate I had been to have exposure to such a varied experience and I wanted my children to know these people when my dad and I were gone. Cast your memory back and enjoy." ~ Janet Clarkson
Grenfell Mission and People, Ice break-up, Mail boat, Mail plane, Medley of Photographs and Voluntary Service Overseas (VSO) Air Transfers in Nain – Nunatsiavut, Newfoundland and Labrador, Canada 1965-66
Series: Photo Albums, Book 5 · Historical Photographs Nain-Nunatsiavut, Newfoundland & Labrador, Canada · Volunteering - Voluntary Service Overseas - VSO. Price: $6.95 USD. Words: 980. Language: English. Published: January 19, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » History » North America, Nonfiction » Travel » By region
A unique photo album of 116 historical photographs (with original captions) about Grenfell Mission and People, Ice break-up, Mail boat, Mail plane, Medley of Photographs and Voluntary Service Overseas (VSO) Air Transfers in Nain – Nunatsiavut, Newfoundland and Labrador, Canada 1965-66.
Louisa’s Journey - England to Canada in 1913
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 4,800. Language: English. Published: June 10, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » North America, Nonfiction » Social Science » Immigration and Emigration
Louisa’s true story of emigrating from England to Canada was captured by her granddaughter for a high school history project. Her ability to rise above challenges and to stand up for what is right is truly inspirational. Her story motivates us to find the strength and courage to overcome obstacles in our way and to create a better life for ourselves.
The Yukon Queen
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 103,990. Language: English. Published: May 28, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » Road travel, Nonfiction » History » North America
In July 1999 the good ship Marie Anne sailed from Rotterdam, bound for the USA. On board this creaking cargo ship were Rob Godfrey and two Citroen 2CVs. This voyage was the first leg of an epic journey to Prudhoe Bay, on the shores of the Arctic Ocean, a journey that took Rob Godfrey and Jose Oostveen 8000 road miles across North America.
Boating and Fishing Newfoundland Labrador Canada 1965 – 66
Series: Photo Albums, Book 4 · Historical Photographs Nain-Nunatsiavut, Newfoundland & Labrador, Canada · Volunteering - Voluntary Service Overseas - VSO. Price: $6.95 USD. Words: 260. Language: English. Published: January 16, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » By region, Nonfiction » History » North America
A unique photo album of historical photographs (with original captions) about Boating and Fishing Newfoundland and Labrador Canada 1965-66.(Cover Photograph: Fishing with Henry & Bill Webb, Mairi, Bert Voisey)
GERONIMO LIVE! And Other Florida Stories
Price: $1.00 USD. Words: 12,930. Language: English. Published: February 18, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » History » North America
Real places and People of the Sunshine State; “GERONIMO LIVE! And Other Florida Stories” covers the overlooked, sometimes unusual history of the Sunshine State.
Seal Hunting Newfoundland and Labrador, Canada 1965 – 66
Series: Photo Albums, Book 3 · Historical Photographs Nain-Nunatsiavut, Newfoundland & Labrador, Canada · Volunteering - Voluntary Service Overseas - VSO. Price: $5.95 USD. Words: 270. Language: English. Published: January 16, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » By region, Nonfiction » History » North America
(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.
Understand Your Rights Because You're About to Lose Them!
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 115,050. Language: English. Published: April 11, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » US Constitution, Nonfiction » History » North America
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.
Spies of the American Revolution: The History of George Washington's Secret Spying Ring (The Culper Ring)
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 10,630. Language: English. Published: September 24, 2012 by BookCaps. Categories: 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
1872 Chicago, Illinois Fireman Directory
Price: $3.75 USD. Words: 5,390. Language: English. Published: July 21, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » History » North America, Nonfiction » History » Genealogy
I am publishing an 1872 Directory of Fireman for the City of Chicago. It includes railroads and Chicago businesses. I researched the book from the U.S. Business Directory of 1872, among other references. 1872 was the year after the great conflagration, i.e the Great Chicago Fire of October 8-10, 1871. In this era firefighting was handled by steam engines. They were often pulled by teams of horses.
Mountains, Grass and Water: Explore the Hastings Cutoff and Overland Trail through Ruby Valley, Nevada
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 19,630. Language: English. Published: December 28, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » History » North America, Nonfiction » Travel » Road travel
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.
Reds Under the Bed: How Communists Frightened the Canadian Establishment, 1928-32
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 109,030. Language: English. Published: July 25, 2012 by Bev Editions. Categories: Nonfiction » History » North America
An engaging account of a formative period in Canada's political history, just as important as Senator McCarthy's Red Scare was in the US. This is an unbiased account of midnight arrests, imprisonment without trial, and forced deportation faced by those whose only crimes were unpopular political opinions. This story is an important lesson in human rights, regardless of ideology.
Look Up, San Francisco! A Walking Tour of Union Square
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,470. Language: English. Published: June 22, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » By region, Nonfiction » History » North America
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.
More About the Presidents Than You Ever Wanted to Know: Zachary Taylor to Grover Cleveland
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 8,010. Language: English. Published: July 3, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » North America, Nonfiction » History » American
Zachary Taylor may have died from what he ate on the 4th of July? Abraham Lincoln was laughing when he was shot? Ulysses S. Grant had a horse named 'Jeff Davis?' Grover Cleveland kept imported fish? These and other odd tidbits of trivia are found in this volume which covers the favorite foods of the presidents, their health problems, their pets and their favorite books. The 2nd of four books.
Can't Fool All of the People All of the Time: The Email Counterstory to the Bush AWOL Blackout
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 24,250. Language: English. Published: May 27, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Democracy, Nonfiction » History » North America
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.
Rooted Forever in History
Series: Port Hope Simpson Mysteries, Book 7. Price: $5.95 USD. Words: 8,560. Language: English. Published: October 17, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » History » North America, Nonfiction » True Crime » Hoaxes & deceptions
Rooted Forever in History Series Title: Port Hope Simpson Mysteries Vol 9 by Llewelyn Pritchard Smashwords Edition Copyright 2010 Llewelyn Pritchard Rooted Forever in History consists of Llewelyn Pritchard’s original research notes about previously classified British Government documents regarding the troubled History of Port Hope Simpson, Newfoundland and Labrador, Canada from 1934 – 1947...
A Short History of the United States Constitution
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 30,930. Language: English. Published: February 21, 2014 by Mossy Feet Books. Categories: Nonfiction » History » American, Nonfiction » History » North America
The history of the United States Constitution, its Bill of Rights and Amendments is a fascinating story. It is important that people read and understand the US Constitution and understand its history. Knowledge about the underlying historical currents that led to the Constitution, Bill of Rights and subsequent Amendments is also important.
Bonanno Family Members In New York In 1920
Price: $3.75 USD. Words: 3,530. Language: English. Published: January 7, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » History » North America, Nonfiction » History » European
My eBook profiles more than 100 Bonanno family members who lived in all boroughs of New York City in 1920. For each head of household, I have listed street address information as well as work industries. Related family members are described. Immigration and Naturalization dates are given, as is literacy data. Entries were researched from the 1920 U.S. Census and New York City Business Directory.
More About the Presidents Than You Ever Wanted to Know: George Washington to James K. Polk
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 9,410. Language: English. Published: July 3, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » North America, Nonfiction » History » American
George Washington had a dog named Tipsy? Thomas Jefferson never lost a tooth to old age? Andrew Jackson liked to eat 'Old Hickory Nut' Soup? James K. Polk kept a 4,000 page diary? These and other odd tidbits of trivia are found in this volume which among other things covers the favorite foods of the presidents, their health problems, their pets and their favorite books. The first of 4 volumes