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Invade America!
By John Ivor
Price: Free! Words: 2,070. Language: English. Published: June 23, 2012 by Darling Newspaper Press. Category: Nonfiction » History » Biography
Fact, not fiction. A sea captain describes destroying American coastal forts and landing a British army to seize the White House. This concise history begins "Captain Striver" ($2.99), a book that reveals how one man beat impossible odds and family disgrace to create convict Australia's first Free Settlement, blueprint for the nation known today.
The Next Chapter
By Tom Bunzel
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 114,250. Language: English. Published: June 20, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » History » Biography
The Next Chapter is my mother’s personal story of her recovery after imprisonment in a Nazi slave labor camp during World War II to retirement in La Jolla; she wrote it at the age of 74 on an electric typewriter. She emphasized that this is not a Holocaust memoir but rather a psychological exploration of what it takes to persevere, survive and try to resume a “normal” life after severe trauma.
Beyond the Clouds; Why I Became a Military Writer
By Mark Berent
Price: Free! Words: 2,260. Language: English. Published: June 14, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
Mark Berent is a well-known author of many Vietnam airwar books and articles. In this article he recounts the people and events that motivated him to write. As he says: "They're out there now, somewhere beyond our eyes, beyond the clouds, rolling and soaring in towering cathedrals flying beautiful airplanes that need only the fuel of their love. These are the men I honor...
Left by the Indians: Story of My Life
By Ethan E. Harris
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 9,890. Language: English. Published: June 9, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » History » Biography
This the eyewitness story of the Utter-Van Ornum wagon train massacre. It is the single worst pioneer massacre in US history. Much like the Donner Party and the Paraguay soccer team, the 16 survivors of the Utter-Van Ornum wagon train had to resort to cannibalism in order to survive their 45-day ordeal.
EINSTEIN, HOUDINI, JEHOVAH & other disturbed souls
By Richard Rubacher
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 68,880. Language: English. Published: May 26, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » History » Biography
Einstein, Houdini, Jehovah (the dark side of God), Charlie Sheen & 12 others are discussed.
Elizabethan Era
By Prasad Mahabal
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 7,510. Language: English. Published: April 13, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » History » European
Elizabethan Era England Life: All major aspects of life in England during Elizabethan era. Includes biography of Elizabeth I, daily life of people, crime and punishment, theaters, plays, costumes, religion and famous Elizabethan era people including Shakespeare.
Remembrances of My Service in World War II
By Erich Scharf
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 32,650. Language: English. Published: March 25, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » History » Biography
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An autobiographical memoir of service in the Rangers and First Special Service Force a/k/a "The Devils Brigade" in World War II. A link to a private photo collection from WWII is included.
En el barrio de los mangos
By Leonel Menéndez
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 20,350. Language: Spanish. Published: February 16, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » History » Biography
El Barrio de Los Mangos es como uno de esos lugares en los cuentos de hadas. Estas historias son algo de recuerdos; algo de memorias, algo de verdad, algo de ensayo y algo de ficción para proteger a los inocentes. Quiero llevar al lector a que conozca mi mundo desde la niñez hasta la adolescencia, en medio de una revolución.
Boudicca
By Ron Aberdeen
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 21,460. Language: English. Published: February 1, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » History » Biography
The wrath of a Queen causes the death of one hundred and thirty thousand people, the destruction of three cities and the humiliation of an Empire. Based on the true story of Britain’s first Queen
Victorian Crimebeaters - the birth of law and order
By Don Hale
Price: $2.00 USD. Words: 85,750. Language: English. Published: January 27, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » History » Biography
This is a unique account of the early days of policing in England from the night watchmen of the 1820s to the introduction and development of the detective force up and until 1910. It contains a particularly unusual report of life on the beat and how officers dealt with a variety of crimes. Includes reports on Sherlock Holmes and early ant-terrorism measures.
Chekhovs At Home
By Karen Sunde
Price: Free! Words: 28,020. Language: English. Published: January 9, 2012. Category: Fiction » Drama » Russian
Please God, No Wedding Or Shooting At The End!- Chekhov strives to write The Seagull, while characters from it, his own life, and Hamlet swim in his head. Anton, Himself - Writing a love story after The Seagull flops, Chekhov darts between passion, family, and disaster. Masha, Too - Irrepressibly seized by love, Chekhov's sister wrestles with whether to leave her brother's exciting life to marry
Warren
By Bob Cornell
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 4,130. Language: English. Published: December 23, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » History » Biography
The body of this text covers the life and pre-mature death of Warren Harding. He achieved prominence in 1920, when he was elected President of the United States. His death was untimely, and is veiled in mystique, primarily because Mrs. Harding would not allow an autopsy. We want to share our conclusion with you to see if you agree.
The Schrader Letters 1871-1896
By Caroline Gaden
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 45,020. Language: English. Published: November 30, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » History » Biography
The Schrader Letters give a wonderful insight into the triumphs and struggles, loves and hates, quarrels and makeups, birth and deaths of the family of Dr CUD Schrader in rural NSW. Covering a period of twenty five years, from 1871 to 1896, the letters are a rich social history of the time as Australia moved towards nationhood.
NASA and The Moon Landing
By Paul Herbert
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 4,720. Language: English. Published: November 6, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » History » Biography
These unusual stories provide an insider's view of the moon landings, such as: To play a joke on the NASA scientists, Neil Armstrong joked about taking rocks from the earth to the moon and bringing them back to earth as "moon rocks." Buzz Aldrin's mother's maiden name is Moon. Astronauts took all kinds of things to outer space, including a sandwich from the local deli.
John Pio Came to Maine
By Al Newman
Price: Free! Words: 74,080. Language: English. Published: September 28, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » History » Biography
This is a biography of Madeiran immigrant John Pio and his wife, Margaret Ordway, and of most of their descendants. It cites a website where you can find family-related photos and documents, and provides instructions for finding the items you want to access. This book provides a glimpse of Maine, New Hampshire and Massachusetts history as it relates to the Pio line.
Shooting Star: The First Attempt By A Woman To Reach Hawaii By Air
By Richard DuRose
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 30,280. Language: English. Published: August 31, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » History » Biography
Shooting Star is the story of Mildred Doran, who, in 1927 set her sights on becoming the first woman to fly from the West Coast of the United States to Hawaii, a distance of 2,400 miles. She was a participant in the Dole Transpacific Air Race, which promised fame and fortune to the first aviator to land at Honolulu from Oakland, California. You know about Amelia Earhart, now learn about Mildred.
Blind Descent
By Robert Hess
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 36,380. Language: English. Published: July 5, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » History » Biography
Admiral Richard E. Byrd’s world-famous 1928-30 expedition to the South Pole and its tie-in to a violent plane crash in Antarctica more than half a century later form the basis of Blind Descent, a true story by crash survivor Robert Hess.
Four Parallel Lives of Eight Notable Individuals
By Stephan Politzer
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 30,090. Language: English. Published: June 20, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » History » Biography
The parallel lives of Edward I and Andrew Jackson, William Wallace and Osceola, Theodore Roosevelt and John F. Kennedy and Abraham Lincoln and Alexander II of Russia are inaugural essays in what will be a series of essays paralleling the lives of significant people. The major inspiration for this project is Plutarch’s Lives, also known as Parallel Lives, written in Greek around 100 C.E.
New New Testament Gospel of Jesus Christ
By Steve Howard
Series: Books of New New Testament, Book 5. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 21,560. Language: English. Published: April 27, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » History » Biography
At last, the one and only Gospel of Jesus H. Christ. Many argue about the things that he is said to have said and some say he is just a story taken from astrology. Well, luckily, some of his writing has been found. Brought to Earth by an angel of God. And the long awaited proof that not only was he real but he really was a rebel and defied all authority on his own authority is finally revealed.
Off Our Rockers - A Tale of Two Grannies
By Janis Rose
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 116,700. Language: English. Published: March 7, 2011 by John Northern. Category: Nonfiction » History » Biography
In 1983 Janis and Louis began their walk around the United States from Nevada to Washington DC to California and back to Nevada. Janis was 61/62, and Louise was 57/58. It took them more than a year to complete the journey, and during that time they were interviewed by President Reagan in the White House—wearing their backpacks and looking like mountain women.