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The Pitch That Killed by Mike Sowell
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.
Drop Dead Punk by Rich Zahradnik
Series: A Coleridge Taylor Mystery. Price: $4.95 USD. Words: 68,950. Language: English. Published: July 23, 2015 by Camel Press. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled, Nonfiction » History » Modern / 20th Century
It’s 1975, and Pres. Ford refuses to bail out NYC, but newsman Coleridge Taylor has other worries. He needs his next scoop. He thinks he’s found it when a mugging leaves a punk and a cop dead. Only the punk was a good kid, and the NYPD thinks Officer Samantha Callahan abandoned her partner. Taylor falls for Samantha. A bad move. Her story has a mighty undertow, and Taylor is in over his head.
By Day and By Night - The B17 and Lancaster Bomber Story by Errol Kennedy
Price: $7.59 USD. Words: 6,850. Language: English. Published: July 22, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Modern / 20th Century, Nonfiction » Transportation » Aviation / History
The third book in the series tells the amazing story of America’s B-17, the Flying Fortress, and Britain’s Lancaster Bomber, the most renowned bombers of World War II.
Against All Odds - The Guinea Pig Story by Errol Kennedy
Price: $7.59 USD. Words: 9,310. Language: English. Published: July 22, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Modern / 20th Century, Nonfiction » Transportation » Aviation / History
The second book in this series follows the history of the ‘Guinea Pig Club’, founded by the brilliant plastic surgeon, Sir Archibald McIndoe.
The Blenheim Bomber Story by Errol Kennedy
Price: $7.59 USD. Words: 7,850. Language: English. Published: July 22, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Modern / 20th Century, Nonfiction » Transportation » Aircraft
The first book in this series tells the fascinating story and heroic reconstruction over two decades of the world’s only airworthy Bristol Blenheim bomber.
In the Fullness of Time: A History of the Church of Saint Mary Magdalene, Toronto by David Greig
Price: Free! Words: 73,730. Language: English. Published: July 14, 2015 by Church of Saint Mary Magdalene. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Modern / 20th Century
The Church of Saint Mary Magdalene, Toronto, is a leading anglo-catholic parish in the Anglican Church of Canada, known for its rich and influential liturgical and musical traditions. David Greig's history places the well known achievements in the broader context of a living Christian community.
An Erk's Progress by Robinson Taylor Walker
Price: Free! Words: 4,180. Language: English. Published: July 12, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » War, Nonfiction » History » Modern / 20th Century
A collection of 1940s wartime reminiscences written by an 'erk' (an RAF officer of the lowest rank).
Atomic Bomb Saved Japan by Dong Lin
Series: Japan, 5. Price: $5.00 USD. Words: 16,290. Language: English. Published: July 9, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Modern / 20th Century
Author create a new political writings form: a political affair written as a dialogue between a scholar and God, narrates Japanese army to use chemistry and biological weapon during at large-scale WWII, which caused Allies’ retaliation, demonstrates the atomic bomb saved Japan, but it caused nuclear arms and Cold War.
The Great Southern Migration by Jason Wallace
Series: History and Historical Fiction · Rising Fast. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,040. Language: English. Published: May 28, 2015 and represented by JaMa Literary Agency. Categories: Nonfiction » History » American, Nonfiction » History » Modern / 20th Century
Beginning about World War I, with many problems at home and so much seeming to be offered in the North, scores of African-Americans left the South and headed to the big cities across the Mason-Dixon, among them, Chicago. Chicago provided, they thought, much that they couldn't get elsewhere. Thanks to their mass migration, the city, and Illinois, were vastly changed forever, and so were they.
Dandelions & Snails: A Journey From the Dark Days of War, to the Golden Fields of Peace by A.C Miles-Smith
Price: Free! Words: 32,090. Language: English. Published: May 28, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Modern / 20th Century, Nonfiction » Relationships and Family » Alternative family
This is a retrospective view of Britain, during and after the Second World War. This true story tells of two families caught up in the futility of war on this planet. The story includes the dilemma of the conscientious objector and the bravery of the soldier. Poems are interspersed throughout the text, to accentuate the content, and also to add a touch of philosophical contemplation.
What Is Radioactivity? The Basics by Rhythm Prism
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 13,290. Language: English. Published: May 21, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Radiation, Nonfiction » History » Modern / 20th Century
In January of 2016, North Korea announced it had tested a hydrogen bomb. Whether or not this technology is part of the North Korean arsenal, it is part of our world. What Is Radioactivity? The Basics explains, in simple terms, the principles of the atomic and hydrogen bombs, the implications of nuclear energy and the history of atomic science. This is a remarkably easy read for the non scientist.
Earthquake, Fire & Epidemic: Personal Accounts of the 1906 Disaster by Gladys Hansen
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 119,290. Language: English. Published: May 17, 2015 by Untreed Reads. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Modern / 20th Century
Almost five decades of exhaustive research by Gladys Hansen, Official Archivist Emeritus of San Francisco, makes Earthquake, Fire & Epidemic the definitive discourse on one of the most devastating natural disasters in American history. The book includes narratives depicting the firefighters, military personnel, and first responders whose extraordinary efforts helped establish order out of chaos.
America's Fifth Revolution - A Federation of Nations by Dennis Cassidy
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 25,540. Language: English. Published: May 14, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Modern / 20th Century, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » World politics
The United States has endured continuous revolutions since its conception: the Agrarian Revolution 1800-1850, the Industrial Revolution 1850-1900, the Social Welfare Revolution 1900-1950, the Technological Revolution 1950-2000 and the Information Revolution 2000-?
The Suncomers; Girls' SF by a 9 Year Old, circa 1961 Chapter 1, Femspec Issue 1.1 by Femspec Journal
Price: $15.00 USD. Words: 570. Language: English. Published: April 14, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » General, Nonfiction » History » Modern / 20th Century
A girl's SF by a nine year old in 1961 is a young work that FEMSPEC sometimes includes. Since “girls have the same fantasies of omni potence and infinite transformation boys do,” a nine year old girl shows the early attention to the joys of space invasion.Her "found" fiction contains three yellow people: Sunny, Beamer, and Ray, aliens equipped with an English dictionary.
Coming to Las Vegas, A True Tale of Sex, Drugs & Sin City in the 70s by Carolyn V. Hamilton
Price: $4.95 USD. Words: 71,860. Language: English. Published: April 4, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » History » Modern / 20th Century
This memoir tells how the author arrived in Las Vegas in 1973 to join a circus, opened the new MGM Grand Hotel/Casino as a cocktail waitress and, among other adventures, experienced a city-wide Culinary Union strike. Each story told in this memoir—of the Martin Scorsese “Casino” era of Las Vegas—is true, and many of them are humorous as well as outrageous.
LA SEGUNDA GUERRA MUNDIAL- cronologia dia a dia. by Ruben Ygua, Sr
Price: $35.00 USD. Words: 140,340. Language: Spanish. Published: March 28, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Modern / 20th Century, Nonfiction » History » War
La Segunda Guerra Mundial, cronologia dia a dia, desde 1933 a 1946.
El Joven Hitler 2 (Hitler adolescente) by Javier Cosnava
Series: HITLER SERIES, Book 2. Price: Free! Words: 36,390. Language: Spanish. Published: March 27, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Historical » General, Nonfiction » History » Modern / 20th Century
Te hayas, lector, ante la novela que narra la infancia y primeros años de adolescencia de Adolf Hitler. Conocerás a Alois, un padre violento y alcohólico, a su hermanos, a sus profesores y un misterio, el de los demonios de la mente, que el pequeño Adolf deberá enfrentar para salvar su vida y mostrar su verdadera personalidad.
How Town Gas Came To Eton Wick by Dick Harding
Price: Free! Words: 3,380. Language: British English. Published: March 24, 2015 by EtonWickHistory. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Modern / 20th Century
The story of gas distribution in Eton Wick long with what the Harding family did in the village between the 1920's and 1980's.
Same War Different Battlefields by Jean Goodwin Messinger
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 89,550. Language: English. Published: March 11, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Modern / 20th Century
Inspiring stories from civilians impacted by World War II.This collection of stories from World War II gives first-person accounts about the bombing of Hiroshima, the London Blitz, refugees fleeing invading Russian armies, living under Nazi occupation, life in wartime Germany, Japanese American internment and more. The narrators are your friends and neighbors from Colorado's Front Range.