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Nonfiction » History » North America » USA » State & local
Massacre, Murder, and Mayhem in the Rocky Mountain West by Tim Blevins, Dennis Daily, Sydne Dean, Chris Nicholl, William G. Thomas, Michael L. Olsen, & Katherine Scott Sturdevant
Series: Regional History Series. Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 134,610. Language: English. Published: November 17, 2016 by Pikes Peak Library District. Categories: Nonfiction » History » North America, Nonfiction » Law » Criminal
Some of the content in Massacre, Murder, and Mayhem in the Rocky Mountain West is graphic, though not gratuitous. The subject of killing requires a level of description necessary to understand what occurred during an event. More difficult to understand are the reasons why these acts were committed.
Faithfulness Through Generations...Claiming God's Future: Avon Park Church of the Nazarene by Patricia Bridewell
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 21,460. Language: English. Published: March 11, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » North America
Avon Park Church of the Nazarene in Avon Park, Florida, celebrates its 90th Anniversary in October 2015. This book is a brief historical overview of the past ninety years.
Layers: A Desert Storm Veteran and September 11 by Linda Maye Adams
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 1,450. Language: English. Published: July 19, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » North America, Nonfiction » History » Essays
On September 11, 2001, the world changed forever when four planes crashed, including one that struck the Pentagon in Washington, DC. Linda Maye Adams describes the events of the day in Washington DC from a Desert Storm veteran’s perspective. This story moves chronologically through what happened and how it impacted the people who lived in that area, capturing the emotion of an unforgettable day.
A History of Surgery at Cook County Hospital by Patrick D. Guinan, Kenneth J. Printen, James L. Stone, James S.T. Yao
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 168,280. Language: English. Published: June 13, 2015 by Amika Press. Categories: Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Medicine, Nonfiction » History » North America
This book looks at a unique and unparalleled collection of individuals who together achieved something noteworthy. It is more than a history of a building on Chicago’s west side—it is an inside look at the people who made Cook County Hospital a center of top-flight medical education and world-class care through the years.
Lakeview Memories: Growing up in Lakeview in the 1920s, 30s & 40s by Muriel MacHauer
Price: $14.99 USD. Words: 44,720. Language: English. Published: June 8, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » History » North America
Lakeview, an iconic neighborhood of New Orleans, is one of the newer areas of this historic city. Its oldest residents can still recount the beginnings of Lakeview with fond recollections.
Montana: Then and Now by Aaron Parrett
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 51,590. Language: English. Published: May 6, 2014 by Bangtail Press. Categories: Nonfiction » History » North America
On the occasion of Montana's 150th territorial anniversary, and with a perspective born from a lifetime's devotion to the history of his home state, author Aaron Parrett compares where we started with where we are today, and along the way shows us a Montana we never could have previously imagined.
The Indian Who Defied Coronado by Dennis Herrick
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 4,770. Language: English. Published: March 8, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Native American, Nonfiction » History » North America
NONFICTION ARTICLE — History remembers Coronado, who in 1540 invaded Pueblo country in what is now the United States. Few people have ever heard of Xauían, the Pueblo leader who led resistance against Coronado in America's first named Indian war.
The Stories of Jenny Wiley: Exploring the History and the Legends by Todd Pack
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 22,170. Language: English. Published: September 10, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » History » North America
Jenny Wiley was living in 1780s Virginia when a band of Native Americans attacked her frontier home, killed her children and took her captive, dragging her across rugged mountains and swift-running rivers to present-day Kentucky. THE STORIES OF JENNY WILEY unravels the history behind her legend and looks at the storytellers who honored her memory and carried her story into the 21st century.
You Must Remember This: An Oral History of Manhattan from the 1890s to World War II by Jeff Kisseloff
Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 235,930. Language: English. Published: July 23, 2013 by ReAnimus Press. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Modern / 20th Century, Nonfiction » History » North America
Jeff Kisseloff brings together 137 New Yorkers who witnessed daily life in Manhattan from the 1890s to World War II. Dividing the city into ten neighborhoods and devoting a chapter to each, Kisseloff lets the eyewitnesses speak for themselves. “Indispensable... It is not only highly informative, but it is also great fun to read.” —THE NEW YORK TIMES
Pico, Vermont: 75th Anniversary Edition by Linda Goodspeed
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 41,690. Language: English. Published: October 3, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » History » North America
Third edition of this popular, engaging history of one of America’s oldest ski resorts. Told within the broader context of the development of alpine skiing in the U.S.
White River Junctions by Dave Norman
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 77,360. Language: English. Published: September 19, 2012 by f/64 Publishing. Categories: Nonfiction » History » North America, Nonfiction » Biography » Cultural heritage
This fascinating look at White River Junction relates the history of this Vermont river town to the country at large. Norman puts faces, names, and anecdotes to the forces that shaped the American Century. The opening chapters tell the town's story through histories of the railroad and several buildings. The final chapters introduce residents whose lives show a town--and country--in transition.
Look Up, Charleston! A Walking Tour of Charleston, West Virginia by Doug Gelbert
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 6,610. Language: English. Published: April 4, 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 Charleston, West Virginia 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.
GERONIMO LIVE! And Other Florida Stories by Ray Kania
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.