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Now's the Day and Now's the Hour by Carl Peterson
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 36,540. Language: English. Published: November 19, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » History » American, Nonfiction » History » Revolutionary
This is one of the best short histories of this period of Texas history I've ever seen. Peterson has incorporated the accuracy of a historian with the "tied-togetherness" of a novelist to make an easy and informative read. He broadjumps the endless minutia of the day and homes-in on the major points. He has created a real & serious snapshot of one of the major events in the forming of our nation.
Sand Bag Citadels on the Plains by Bob Rea
Price: $2.00 USD. Words: 3,990. Language: English. Published: April 5, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » History » American
The history of two frontier military outposts guarding the Fort Dodge to Camp Supply military road in the early 1870s. Written from the historic records and the words of the men and women who were there.
After the Hanoi Hilton, an Accounting by Rick Fredericksen
Price: $2.99 $1.50 USD. (50% off!) Words: 22,010. Language: English. Published: May 31, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » History » American, Nonfiction » History » Military(5.00 from 2 reviews)
When combat ceased across Vietnam, it signaled the start of a cold war over the Americans left behind. As family members agonized, nearly 2,500 POWs and MIAs had become human pieces in a diplomatic chess match that outlasted the war itself. Historic accounts, as they happened, are told by a former Vietnam Marine and CBS News correspondent who covered the complex issue for more than a decade.
The Daytona 100-1959 by J Louis Frey
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 16,130. Language: English. Published: February 13, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Motor sports, Nonfiction » History » American
The Daytona 100 - 1959 tells the story of the only open wheel auto race that was contested at the Daytona International Speedway in Daytona Beach, Florida.
Jamestown Odyssey: America's Unspoken Legacy of Multi-Racial Families From Its Founders by Chip Langston
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 60,400. Language: English. Published: June 14, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » History » American, Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography(5.00 from 3 reviews)
Jamestown Odyssey is a ground breaking book on race and family in America. It chronicles the author's journey researching his family's Southern history. When he discovers that he has ancestors and distant cousins in both the black and Native communities, he has to come to terms with his, and American society's, hidden racial prejudices. Many Americans, if they have the courage, will find the same.
Quest for the West by Larry Porter
Price: $0.99 USD. (Free!) Words: 4,890. Language: English. Published: February 17, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » History » American, Fiction » Poetry » American poetry
The Quest for the West is an epic, historical poem that tells the story of the US expansion through the years, ending when all states were occupied to the Pacific Ocean. It begins with the thirteen colonies becoming a nation. After telling the stories of the hardships of the brave souls who took the journey, it ends when the country spans from coast to coast.
America in the Sixties: a most interesting decade by Larry Porter
Price: $0.99 USD. (Free!) Words: 8,380. Language: English. Published: March 1, 2018. Categories: Fiction » Poetry » American poetry, Nonfiction » History » American
America in the Sixties: A Most Interesting Decade, covers the nineteen sixties in the U.S. This was the only decade in U.S. history with four prominent leaders of the country assassinated. The decade began in a near nuclear holocaust. The country was forced into the Vietnam War. The Civil Rights movement grew legs. The poem covers music, feminism, hippies, and music. Don't forget technology.
The Experiment by Larry Porter
Price: $0.99 USD. (Free!) Words: 36,770. Language: English. Published: March 30, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Poetry » American poetry, Nonfiction » History » American
The Experiment is an epic history of the United States of America in poem form. It covers the Declaration of Independence, the Revolutionary War, the Constitution, and every president, from Washington to Obama. Hopefully, it will not only make the reader, if not already interested in history, enjoy history, as well as bring forth questions to the point of researching for themselves.
The Old School : The Mid-Valley Elementary School in Olyphant, Pennsylvania by Joseph Peter Klapatch
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 43,880. Language: American English. Published: November 25, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » American, Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » Administration / facility management
Plans to build the new Mid-Valley Junior-Senior High School in Throop, PA were put on hold indefinitely. In 1977, the Pennsylvania Department of Labor and Industry condemned the elementary schools in Olyphant and Dickson City, and ordered them closed. Some residents wanted a new school built; others wanted the old schools renovated. Lively debate ensued.
JFK, Oswald, Cuba, and the Mafia by David Pratt
Price: $2.99 USD. (Free!) Words: 27,210. Language: English. Published: September 16, 2013 by Bev Editions. Categories: Nonfiction » History » American, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » World leaders
In his years of research on the assassination of John F. Kennedy, David Pratt, a respected scholar, noticed a gap in the literature: the absence of a work that simply presents the evidence and allows readers to judge. This book fills that gap by offering a timeline of firmly established evidence. No theories or conspiracies. But the evidence does not support the Warren Commission verdict.
A Lifetime to Celebrate by Katherine Duhon
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 36,740. Language: English. Published: July 19, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general, Nonfiction » History » American
This story is about a Cajun family's journey through a lifetime of events that tests their courage, convictions, and human spirit.
The Reconstruction of a Nation by Larry Porter
Price: $0.99 USD. (Free!) Words: 17,690. Language: English. Published: April 1, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » History » American
The Reconstruction of a Nation is an epic verse poem about the US Civil War. It starts with the forty years the led us into war. Then it travels, by year, through all major battles, civilian life on both sides, women in the period, politics and prisoners, slavery, newspapers, foreign reactions. It ends, explaining Reconstruction in a beaten South.
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