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The Bronx Zoo
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 119,490. Language: English. Published: April 18, 2020 by Summer Game Books. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Baseball / History, Nonfiction » History » Modern / 20th Century
The first eBook edition of the record-breaking best seller about the wild times and adventures of the dysfunctional yet championship-winning 1978 New York Yankees. Sparky Lyle takes readers right into the clubhouse with Reggie Jackson, Billy Martin, Lou Piniella, Goose Gossage, and the whole zoo!
Port Dalhousie: An Intimate History
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 106,770. Language: English. Published: July 10, 2020. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Modern / 20th Century
The fascinating history of Port Dalhousie begins with an original land grant in 1796 and owes its prominence to being the original terminus of the Welland Canal, hosting the famed Lakeside Park, and being the site for the Royal Canadian Henley Regatta. This book includes a narrative of the eras it passed through along with 140+ photographs and 40+ interviews conducted over the past 40 years.
The Pitch That Killed
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 105,870. Language: English. Published: September 30, 2015 by Summer Game Books. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Baseball / History, Nonfiction » History » Modern / 20th Century
The Pitch That Killed is widely considered one of the best baseball books ever written. A great pennant race, an historically important season, and a tragic on-the-field death make for one of the most compelling chapters in the annals of baseball history, as vivid today as when it all unfolded, thanks to the meticulous research and lively writing of author Mike Sowell.
The Box: An Oral History of Television, 1920-1961
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 282,240. Language: English. Published: July 23, 2013 by ReAnimus Press. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Modern / 20th Century, Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, & technology » History
Guaranteed to keep you up long after prime time, The Box re-creates the old-time TV years through more than three hundred interviews with those who invented, manufactured, advertised, produced, directed, wrote, and acted in them. “Wondrous... An oral scrapbook of the pioneering days of our video nation” —The New York Times Book Review
Complete Guide to the 1963 JFK Assassination: The Full Text of Three Major Reports - Warren Commission, House Select Committee, Assassination Records Review Board - President Kennedy
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 815,330. Language: English. Published: April 16, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics & Current Affairs » White house, Nonfiction » History » Modern / 20th Century
All of the controversial aspects of the assassination of President Kennedy are examined in these three critical reports: the original Warren Commission report, the report of the Select Committee on Assassinations of the U.S. House of Representatives in 1979, and the Assassination Records Review Board report of 1998.
World War 2 Spy School The Complete 1943 SOE Counter-Espionage Manual
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 116,870. Language: English. Published: December 16, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Modern / 20th Century, Nonfiction » History » European
This document was the official training manual for every allied spy and counter-espionage agent in World War 2. Written by the S.O.E. (M.I.6), it was soon picked up and used by the American OSS (the originator of the CIA). In great detail, it describes such subjects as Explosives, Fieldcraft, Cyphers, and Propoganda. Care has been taken to deliver the manual in its original style and format.
Service Games: The Rise and Fall of SEGA
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 166,800. Language: English. Published: December 20, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Computers & Internet » History, Nonfiction » History » Modern / 20th Century
Starting with its humble beginnings in the 1950's and ending with its swan-song, the Dreamcast, in the early 2000’s, this is the complete history of Sega as a console maker.
1995 Oklahoma City Bombing - Terrorist Tragedy at the Murrah Federal Building - Timothy McVeigh and Terry Nichols, Foreign Connections, Right-Wing Domestic Terrorists, OKBOMB Task Force
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 202,820. Language: English. Published: January 12, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Modern / 20th Century, Nonfiction » Politics & Current Affairs » Terrorism
Professionally converted for accurate flowing-text e-book format reproduction, this unique publication presents official reports about the Oklahoma City bombing.
Resident Visitor
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 198,400. Language: English. Published: April 13, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » History » Modern / 20th Century
A chequered life in Britain, South Africa, Sweden, Ireland. The Slade. The army. Teaching in Sweden. Publishing. Freelancing. Novels. Radio plays. Teaching graphics, Journalism. The jackpot novel worth(?) $500k. Flight to Ireland. The money pit. Decreasingly-best sellers. The overdraft. Things turning pear-shaped. And the great marriage that survived it all and gave the world two fine daughters.