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John Kulm's Pocketbook Of Cowboy Poetry
By John Kulm
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,280. Language: English. Published: November 11, 2012. Category: Fiction » Poetry » Themes & motifs
Some of these pieces are more like rhyming jokes than poems. These are the first poems I wrote for audiences and they paid off. They got me into the National Cowboy Poetry Gathering in Elko, Nevada and into a segment on All Things Considered on NPR, and these rhyming jokes made people laugh. This short ebook is available for the modest price of a greeting card.
Civil War Battlefields You Can Visit
By Doug Gelbert
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 23,190. Language: English. Published: January 22, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » Road travel
Although the exact number will never be known, it is estimated that there were over 10,000 military engagements during the Civil War. Here are 106 Civil War battle sites that can be visited. Arranged by state, this reference work provides historical background and visiting information, including descriptions of what you will see and re-enactment dates.
The Diary of a Southern Lady: Georgina B. Devlin
By Katharine Jones
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 110,020. Language: English. Published: November 30, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » History » American
Georgina B. Devlin was an immigrant from England to Mississippi. In 1852 she began keeping her diary of her life, primarily in Yazoo City and for a few years in Winona. From then until 1912 she recorded events at home and in the world around her. Edited to include introductory materials and well footnoted.
Ancient Mississippi
By Brandon Herd
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 16,060. Language: English. Published: March 23, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » History » American
An effort to apply new theories and research to evidence found in Mississippi that will illuminate the history of the region from approximately 10,000 BC to just after first contact with Europeans. The reader will be exposed to new evidence of an ancient lost civilization and will see compelling evidence regarding America's oldest secret.
Apollo and America's Moon Landing Program: Apollo 8 Technical Crew Debriefing with Unique Observations about the First Mission to the Moon - Astronauts Borman, Lovell, and Anders
By Progressive Management
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 25,820. Language: English. Published: December 10, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Astronomy
This official NASA document - converted for accurate flowing-text ebook format reproduction - provides the complete transcription of the historic Apollo 8 post-flight debriefing given by astronauts Frank Borman (Commander), William A. Anders (Lunar Module Pilot), and James A. Lovell Jr. (Command Module Pilot).
Chicano Manifesto
By Armando Rendon
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 113,590. Language: English. Published: May 27, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » History » American
Historical and personal account of how, where and why the Chicano Movement began in the 1960s in the USA. Traces the beginnings of social justice actions by activists in various regions. Identifies and explains the key social and political concepts which drove the Movement such as Aztlan, la raza unida, land rights and Brown Power, as well as introduces its major leaders.
The Ancient American Conspiracy
By J.D. Gray
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 28,570. Language: English. Published: March 25, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » History » Expeditions & Discoveries
proof that the following civilizations reached America long before Christopher Columbus: Sumerians, Phoenicians, Greeks, Romans, Vikings, Jewish, just to name a few. There have been many relics discovered with Phoenician writings, Viking inscriptions, and a stone with the 10 commandments engraved on it, all discovered in the Americas.There have also been many underground civilizations discovered.
Look Up, Omaha! A Walking Tour of Omaha, Nebraska
By Doug Gelbert
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,650. Language: English. Published: December 12, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » Hikes & walks
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 Omaha, Nebraska 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.
We Survived 9/11/2001: The Day The Twin Towers Fell
By Rita Pease
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 4,060. Language: English. Published: June 18, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » History » American
This story is about our near death experience in New York City. We had just visited our son in Denver and were on the way home. If certain travel plans had not been changed, we would not be survivors of 9-11-2001.
Look Up, Little Rock! A Walking Tour of Little Rock, Arkansas
By Doug Gelbert
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 6,790. Language: English. Published: December 12, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » Hikes & walks
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 Little Rock, Arkansas 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.
Crazy Horse. The Last Warrior
By Quik eBooks
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,440. Language: English. Published: February 23, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » History » American
There were no photographs taken of the great Native American warrior Crazy Horse. It would be contrary to the spirit and culture of his people, the Lakota. Crazy Horse’s reputation as a great warrior was forged when very young and remained with him until his dying day. This book recounts his exploits during the 1860s and 70s and the events that made him a Legend of the Old West.
Look Up, Oklahoma City! A Walking Tour of Oklahoma City, Oklahoma
By Doug Gelbert
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 6,370. Language: English. Published: December 12, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » Hikes & walks
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 Oklahoma City, Oklahoma 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.
Nathan Bedford Forrest
By Quik eBooks
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 6,090. Language: English. Published: February 23, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » History » American
Nathan Bedford Forrest had power over men, charisma it is called today. He also had that vital skill with which all great commanders are gifted – the facility to read the enemy’s mind. He made a fortune as a slave trader, was accused of racist war crimes and was Grand Wizard of the Ku Klux Klan. This book recounts the exploits of this legendary, most controversial, hero of the South.
Sitting Bull – The Greatest Warrior
By Quik eBooks
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,420. Language: English. Published: February 23, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » History » American
It was 1872, a battle was in progress between the Lakota Indians and US soldiers protecting railroad workers laying track close to the Yellowstone River. Their leader was Sitting Bull, one of the greatest Native American leaders of them all. This book recounts his exploits during the 1860s and 70s and the events that made him a Legend of the Old West.
The American Indians
By My Ebook Publishing House
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 11,030. Language: English. Published: April 14, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » History » Native American
Who were the first real Americans? In this book you will be introduced to the American Indians, their society and their culture! You’ll learn amazing facts which you never would have guessed, from cuisine and sports to crafts, pottery, sculptures or even ships. ”The American Indians” will interest general readers as well as scholars and students.
Abraham Lincoln’s Life and Times: True Tales of a Great Man, Uncommon People, and Major Events
By Hal Malehorn
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 284,100. Language: English. Published: January 5, 2011 by Janet Spencer - Trivia Queen. Category: Nonfiction » History » American
Looking for Lincoln? Historian Hal Malehorn has captured the essence a remarkable man. This book tells of America’s beloved leader, his legend, and his era. Chapters describing Abe’s practice and politics, hard times and good, explain the background and the results of a terrible war. Here 272 1000-word stories describe his life and his legacy. Both inspired his age, and they do so yet.
Jesse James - Ruthless Killer and Folk Hero
By Quik eBooks
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,600. Language: English. Published: February 23, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » History » American
To some he was a handsome folk-hero representing the pioneering values of the Old West. To others he was a ruthless uneducated, hoodlum who killed at least half-a-dozen men, causing mayhem and fear wherever he went before dying at the hands of one of his own gang. This book recounts the strange double-life of Jesse James telling of the exploits that made him a Legend of the Old West.
The Zimmermann Telegram: Analysis and Criticism
By Broomhandle Books
Series: Continuing Education, Book 1. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,410. Language: English. Published: April 15, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » History
The Zimmermann Telegram by Barbara Tuchmann is a key work examining the question of what prompted the U.S. to enter World War I. This short analysis and criticism, part of our Continuing Education Series, hopes to provide readers with a general, but thoughtful, review of Barbara Tuchmann's research into how Woodrow Wilson, despite his long held stand on non-intervention, managed a shift to war.
The Joy of Life
By Mary Beth Smith
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 77,640. Language: English. Published: May 8, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Presidents & heads of state
A biography of our 26th president, Theodore Roosevelt 1858-1919
Quincy and its Quirky Story
By ted clarke
You set the price! Words: 32,450. Language: English. Published: September 8, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » History » American
The city of Quincy, MA has so many qualities that it had to have more than one nickname. It has been called the “City of Presidents”, “City of Legends” and “Birthplace of the American Dream”. Not many years ago, when the title applied, Quincy was often the “Granite City”. The name Quincy was chosen to honor Abigail Adams’s maternal grandfather, for whom John Quincy Adams was also named.