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The First Auto Laws in the United States
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 11,550. Language: English. Published: September 26, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » History » American
Stopping speeders by throwing logs in front of their car? Having a man walk in front of the car waving a red flag, to warn it is coming? Putting the initials of the driver on a piece of metal to act as his license plate? Giving a driver's license to anyone who has the use of both arms? These are but a few examples from this book of the first laws dealing with new-fangled automobiles.
Childhoods in Valley County, Idaho 1904-1941:Five Accounts
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Price: Free! Words: 22,230. Language: English. Published: September 25, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » History » American
Five auto-biographical accounts of childhoods in rural and small towns in Valley County, Idaho. The first by a woman who remembers her wide-eyed, most significant life dreams as a fourteen year old; written in a lyrical and highly descriptive style and ending in a haunting, wrenching manner. Four accounts of young boys living through the Great Depression years with vivid descriptions.
Massacre on Prospect Hill: The True Crime of Francis Lloyd Russell
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Series: Two-Dollar Terrors, A Two-Dollar Terror #8. Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 8,650. Language: English. Published: September 23, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » History » American
Hamilton, Ohio, was a notorious hide-out for Chicago gangsters in the era of Prohibition, and they brought with them vice and violence. The city's most horrific crime in that time had nothing to do with bootleg whiskey or fancy women, but with a hard-working bachelor trying to take care of his sick brother's family. He loved them so much, he would rather see them dead than homeless.
Man Beheaded; Dentist Sought: The True Crime of Richard M. Brumfield
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Series: Two-Dollar Terrors, A Two-Dollar Terror #7. Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 22,200. Language: English. Published: September 21, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » True Crime » Murder
Was the dentist Richard Brumfield mad? Or a criminal mastermind? Here's a true crime story that has it all: Poisoning, shooting, dynamite, a faked death and a real one, a mutilated corpse, a dark woman, a mystery package, a manhunt, a suicide attempt, an attempted jail break, dogged deputies, a determined prosecutor and the ever-heroic Royal Northwest Mounted Police who always get their man.
Letters of Wars
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 49,680. Language: English. Published: September 21, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » History » American
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In this eBook are actual war letters written from World War I and World War II from one family that were cherished for over 90 years. Two wars but the theme was the same, these boys just wanted to come home. I hope you enjoy reading these letters as much as I did when I typed them. I kept the words and spelling exactly as they were written. Photos, V-Mail, postcards and more are included.
13 Hours: The Inside Account of What Really Happened In Benghazi by Mitchell Zuckoff... Summarized
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 8,510. Language: American English. Published: September 21, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » History » American
This is an Awesome Summary of 13 Hours: The Inside Account of What Really Happened In Benghazi by Mitchell Zuckoff... Summarized by J.J. Holt
"Dear Darling Loulie"
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Series: Genealogy, Book 2 ยท Continuing Education, Book 6. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 56,920. Language: English. Published: September 14, 2014 by Broomhandle Books. Category: Nonfiction » History » American
The letters of Cordelia Lewis Scales depict the life and general morale of the civilian population in Mississippi before, during and after the War between the States. Special attention is paid to research into the life and service of Dabney Minor Scales, who served as a second lieutenant on the Shenandoah, the most important and famous ship of the Confederate Navy.
Spy Incidents of the USA in the 1950s and 1960s
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 10,020. Language: English. Published: September 12, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » History » American
In 1956 a secret tunnel under communist East Berlin was discovered, which the CIA had used to tap into telephone communications. This was the first major exposure of a "spy incident" involving US efforts to keep its eye on the rest of the world. This book describes the response of the press and public to spy incidents in this era, including the U-2 spy plane, and spy ships USS Liberty and Pueblo.
Our Story: African Americans in Literature
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 10,320. Language: English. Published: September 1, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » History » American
African Americans in Literature is the first in the Our Story series leading up to Black History Month. There's more to Black history than slavery . The Our Story series will explore the contributions African Americans have made in various arenas of American life. In particular, African Americans in Literature will introduce the reader to the luminaries of the Harlem Renaissance.
Hymns of a Raving Heart: The True Crime of S. Althea Berrie
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Series: Two-Dollar Terrors, A Two-Dollar Terror #6. Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 9,850. Language: English. Published: August 31, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » True Crime » Murder
When Fannie Berrie, the wife of the handsome pastor and famous writer of hymns S. Althea Berrie, died after a long illness and a serious bout of convulsions, no one gave it a second thought. That is, until the 52-year-old widower suddenly wed the his pretty 19-year-old secretary less than two months later, and the siblings of the dead woman paid for an exhumation and autopsy.
Where Were You The Day The World Stood Still
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,620. Language: English. Published: August 27, 2014 by The Florida Hooiser. Category: Nonfiction » History » American
We all have our story, where were you? Did some unforeseen event delay you long enough so you weren't there?
New Frontier Culture: Inside the Mind of John F. Kennedy
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 17,180. Language: English. Published: August 23, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » White house
New Frontier Culture is a biographical essay on the ideas, policy theories and career of John F. Kennedy. It shows the origins of Kennedy's ideas and examines how he adapted them to the political exigencies he faced during his tenure as president. New Frontier Culture is both an historical analysis and a remembrance. Readers may appreciate it both for the memory it evokes and for its insights.
Indexpositio Montana Grand Jury
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Price: Free! Words: 51,580. Language: English. Published: August 22, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Law » Constitutional law
Indexpositio is a researchers guide to the history of the Montana grand jury.
The Blood-Soaked Woman at the Top of the Stairs: The True Crime of Grace Lusk
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Series: Two-Dollar Terrors, A Two-Dollar Terror #5. Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 24,690. Language: English. Published: August 15, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » True Crime » Murder
Summoned to the home of his mistress Grace Lusk by telephone, Waukesha veterinarian Dr. David Roberts found his wife, Mary, dying in the parlor, a bullet through her heart, and Grace bleeding from a self-inflicted wound, standing at the top of the stairs, where she held the police chief and a doctor at bay for over an hour before she shot herself again.
Notes for Presidents' Body Counts
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Price: $2.00 USD. Words: 5,670. Language: English. Published: August 13, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » History » American
Notes for Presidents' Body Counts
A Lifetime to Celebrate
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 36,740. Language: English. Published: July 19, 2014. Category: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
This story is about a Cajun family's journey through a lifetime of events that tests their courage, convictions, and human spirit.
The Gas Fume Fugitive: The True Crime of Charlie King
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Series: Two-Dollar Terrors, A Two-Dollar Terror #3. Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 15,510. Language: English. Published: July 13, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » True Crime » Murder
Late one fall night in 1929, the barber Charlie King opened the gas lines of his Hamilton, Ohio, home and left his five sons and wife sleeping in the deadly fumes, then hopped on a freight train heading north. In spite of a heroic effort by police and neighbors alike, Ethel King and four of her children died in the tragedy. It was a year before he would show up behind a barber chair 250 miles away
The Arsenic Affair: The True Crime of Belle Wardlow and Harry Cowdry
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Series: Two-Dollar Terrors, A Two-Dollar Terror #2. Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 15,950. Language: English. Published: July 13, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » True Crime » Murder
When farmer Lorel Wardlow died from an acute case of quinsy, the country doctor who took care of him signed off on the death certificate without an autopsy. The little town of Kyle was soon buzzing with gossip about his widow and her behavior with the farmhand Harry Cowdry, who helped take care of his boss in his last days. When the coroner got wind of the scandal, he started the investigation.
The Sleepwalking Slasher: The True Crime of Samuel J. Keelor
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Series: Two-Dollar Terrors, A Two-Dollar Terror #1. Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 10,860. Language: English. Published: July 8, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » True Crime » Murder
Early one winter morning in 1903, Ohio laborer Sam Keelor awoke with a bloody cooper's hammer in his hand and his pretty young wife Bertha dead in their marriage bed next to him. He panicked and decided to get rid of the body, but cutting his pretty wife up into portable pieces proved to be more work than he bargained for, so he opted to cut his own throat instead. He made a mess of that, too.
More About the Presidents Than You Ever Wanted to Know: Dwight D. Eisenhower to Barack Obama
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 8,320. Language: English. Published: July 3, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » History » North America
Reagan's favorite book was 'The Hunt for Red October?' Eisenhower was once a night supervisor at a creamery? JFK had a pony named 'Macaroni?' Carter's favorite vegetable is egg plant? These and other odd tidbits of trivia are found in this volume which covers the favorite foods of the presidents, their health problems, their pets and their favorite books. The 4th of four volumes.