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Apollo and America's Moon Landing Program: Unconventional, Contrary, and Ugly: The Lunar Landing Research Vehicle (NASA SP-2004-4535) - Design and Development, LLTV, Armstrong
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 107,280. Language: English. Published: December 10, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Astronomy
This official NASA history document - converted for accurate flowing-text e-book format reproduction - is the complete story of the important training vehicle for the Apollo moon landings, the Lunar Landing Research Vehicle (LLRV) and the later version, the Lunar Landing Training Vehicle (LLTV).
The Cold War and Beyond: Chronology of the United States Air Force, 1947-1997 - Aviation and Space Milestones of the First Fifty Years of the USAF
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Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 41,850. Language: English. Published: December 14, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
This chronology commemorates the golden anniversary of the establishment of the United States Air Force (USAF) as an independent service. Dedicated to the men and women of the USAF past, present, and future, it records significant events and achievements from 18 September 1947 through 9 April 1997.
The Klondike Chest
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 92,370. Language: English. Published: March 13, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » History » American
Billy Orange, pugnacious little Irishman, five foot nothing and scared of nobody, rescues a young man from a beating in a back alley in Seattle and finds himself caught up in the Great Gold Rush to the Klondike. Arctic midwinter conditions, unscrupulous tricksters, romance, and death, test him but nothing can stop him.
A Walking Tour of Titusville, Pennsylvania
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,930. Language: English. Published: February 11, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » By region
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 Titusville, Pennsylvania 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.
A Walking Tour of Williamsport, Pennsylvania
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 6,280. Language: English. Published: February 12, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » By region
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 Williamsport, Pennsylvania 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.
Woody Guthrie: His Life, Music & Life
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 110,670. Language: American English. Published: September 29, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Celebrity biography
This ebook is a carefully researched study of the life, music and myth of famed singer-songwriter Woody Guthrie.
"Mad" Anthony Wayne
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 1,250. Language: English. Published: March 26, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Children's Books » History / United States / Colonial & Revolutionary Periods
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Freedom! What does it cost? Who's willing to pay the price? America's fight for independence and its freedom created heroes from all generations, from all races, from both sexes, from the rich and the poor. This story celebrates one of those heroes.
The Schooner Mildred E
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Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 14,120. Language: English. Published: January 22, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » History » American
In 1898, a two masted schooner, the Mildred E, departed Boston, Massachusetts, bound for Seattle and the gold fields of Alaska. On board were two brothers out to make their fortune by taking cargo from Seattle to Alaska. The crew included a captain who liked the bottle too much, a second mate with two wooden legs, and a cook with an obsession that would threatened the lives of the whole crew.
A Walking Tour of Newark, New Jersey
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,170. Language: English. Published: March 3, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » By region
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 Newark, New Jersey 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.
John Kulm's Pocketbook Of Cowboy Poetry
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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.
Foremost: the Fourth Mississippi in the Civil War
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Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 40,230. Language: English. Published: August 16, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » History » American
Foremost is the story of Mississippians who volunteered to fight for the south in the Civil War. Fighting bravely and facing incredible odds, the 4th endured ice, snow, horrid prisoner of war camps and still fought to the end. The first half of the book is a narrative of the regiment. The second is an extensive list of names for family research.
Apollo and America's Moon Landing Program - Moonport: A History of Apollo Launch Facilities and Operations - Saturn 1, Saturn 1B, and Saturn V Rocket Launch Pads, Launch Complex 39 (NASA SP-4204)
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 214,390. Language: English. Published: November 15, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Astronomy
This official NASA history document - converted for accurate flowing-text e-book format reproduction - is an superb review of the incredible launch facilities, including Launch Complex 39, built for the Apollo moon landing program in the 1960s at Kennedy Space Center in Florida.
When Presidents Turn On America
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 16,690. Language: English. Published: January 24, 2015. Category: Nonfiction » History » American
George H. W. Bush was the first president to declare that he was in the process of integrating the Americas that would be set up as a trading region. The first effort was the FTAA, the Free Trade Area of the Americas. In addition, governance would be under United Nations laws that would be enforced on all member states of the Americas.
A Walking Tour of Old Lyme, Connecticut
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,840. Language: English. Published: March 2, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » By region
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 Old Lyme, Connecticut 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
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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, Concord! A Walking Tour of Concord, New Hampshire
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,950. Language: English. Published: March 5, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » Road travel
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 Concord, New Hampshire 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.
A Walking Tour of Norwalk, Connecticut
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,260. Language: English. Published: March 2, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » By region
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 Norwalk, Connecticut 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.
Look Up, Omaha! A Walking Tour of Omaha, Nebraska
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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.
A Walking Tour of Laurel, Maryland
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,310. Language: English. Published: March 4, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » By region
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 Laurel, Maryland 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.
Space Shuttle NASA Mission Report: STS-2, November 1981 - Second Flight of Columbia, Complete Technical Details of Orbiter Performance and Problems, Mission Events
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 39,800. Language: English. Published: December 20, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Astronomy
This is the official final orbiter mission report issued by the NASA Johnson Space Center for the flight of STS-2, the second Space Shuttle mission, launched in November 1981 with Joe Engle and Richard Truly. Fifty orbiter anomalies are discussed. Each orbiter system is reviewed in detail, with technical information on performance and anomalies.