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After the Hanoi Hilton, an Accounting by Rick Fredericksen
Price: $2.99 USD. 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 War of the Copper Kings by C.B. Glasscock
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 86,840. Language: English. Published: May 23, 2012 by Riverbend Publishing. Categories: Nonfiction » History » American
A the dawn of the 20th century, Butte, Montana was the richest hill on earth. Copper was the treasure, eagerly sought for wiring the modern world, and the hard rock below Butte was riddled with thick veins of the precious metal. Those who controlled the copper could make billions of dollars, the fortune sought by three men who fought for Butte’s mineral wealth.
Passage by Sandy Powers
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 23,230. Language: English. Published: May 3, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Woman biographies, Nonfiction » History » American
Passage is a gripping story of murder, war, and intrigue. A baby girl is dropped off at an orphanage with prior adoption arrangements. Death steals the planned future of the child and replaces it with bleakness, abuse, and neglect,yet,the child manages to survive into a young woman with hope.
Mommy and Daddy’s Love Letters; A true story from the 1950s by Cal Harrop
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 74,090. Language: English. Published: April 16, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Relationships and Family » Dating, Nonfiction » History » American
This romance has letters written between the author's Mother and Father during their courtship in 1951 and 1952. The relationship between the author's Mother and Father and the people around them is the main theme and early 1950s life is explained. This should appeal to older readers, readers in rural areas, readers in Missouri (especially Kansas City) and readers interested in early 1950s life.
The American Iceberg: Debt, Inflation and Money by Bob Blain
Series: Making Money Work Better, Book 1. Price: Free! Words: 51,610. Language: English. Published: March 27, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » History » American, Nonfiction » Social Science » Sociology
United States total debt, public and private, not just Federal debt, grew from $82 billion in 1916 to $70 trillion in 2010, almost a thousand times bigger. The cause is traced back to decisions made in 1787 and 1790 by framers of the Constitution and members of the First Congress. The remedy is to now correct their mistakes by properly funding the U.S. economy with "dollar" properly defined.
The Four Little Ones by Phillip McAbee
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 25,620. Language: English. Published: March 12, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » History » American, Nonfiction » History » Family history
During the Civil Rights era in Louisville, Kentucky raising children in the West End of Louisville presented a challenge to Eula and James McAbee. The Four Little Ones is a collection of memories of growing up during one of the most important periods in American history. With a mix of humor, pathos, clarity Phillip McAbee welcomes you to experience the McAbee family's daily life.
I, the People: How Marvin Zindler Busted the Best Little Whorehouse in Texas by Gary Taylor
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 35,190. Language: English. Published: January 16, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » History » American, Nonfiction » Biography » Criminals & outlaws
Behind the scenes of The Best Little Whorehouse in Texas lies an authentic true crime history yarn just as entertaining and as much a part of the Lone Star State’s many fabled legends. In I, the People, veteran Houston journalist Gary Taylor recreates the real story behind the closing of the Chicken Ranch and explains the forces that unleashed TV icon Marvin Zindler upon the national scene.
For Our Beloved Country by Speer Morgan
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 204,670. Language: English. Published: January 11, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » History » American
War is never more horrifying, and perhaps never more compelling, than when experienced firsthand. The personal accounts collected here — diaries and memoirs written by men on the front lines — constitute a little-known history of American wars. Seven individual narratives cover seven different wars, from the Revolution to the Gulf War.
Sadie by g.l. parker
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 60,720. Language: English. Published: November 8, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » History » American
SADIE was a strikingly beautiful young woman whose sheer Irish beauty earned her the title of Belle of the West Side of Manhattan. As a young girl, growing up on the mean streets of the city, she possessed a poise just as polished and genteel as those of the fine young ladies attending the Gibson Girl School on Fifth Avenue.
Liberty Lost: America's History of Slippery Slopes by Gary Brown
Price: Free! Words: 141,050. Language: English. Published: November 1, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » History » American
What happened to the ideals of The Founders? This book first examines the philosophical basis behind those ideals ... with the realization that the concept of The United States of America has no hope of being resurrected unless those ideals are understood.
Legends of Southern California and San Francisco by Linda Pendleton
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 20,570. Language: English. Published: October 23, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Native American, Nonfiction » History » American
In 1919, George W. Caldwell, M.D. published his collections of Native American legend. His two collections, Legends of Southern California and Legends of San Francisco, have been combined for this edition. Dr. Caldwell had an appreciation for the beauty of the Golden State and for Native American legends. New Introduction by Linda Pendleton.
How To Pass A U.S. History Exam by Patrick Triplett
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 26,520. Language: English. Published: September 25, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » History » American
Hate American history? Just want to get through it with a passing grade and move on with your life? Then this is the book for you.
From the Antipasto to the Zabaglione - The Story of Italian Restaurants in America by Mike Riccetti
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 44,850. Language: English. Published: September 2, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » History » American, Nonfiction » Cooking, Food, Wine, Spirits » Italian
From the Antipasto to the Zabaglione tells the story of Italian restaurants in America. There is certainly more to Italian food in this country than what is found in its Italian-themed restaurants. But, it is an appealing tale in its own right, and one that has not yet been fully told. This fairly concise tome follows the food of the early immigrants to the diverse range of Italian eateries today.
March! The Fight for Civil Rights in a Land of Fear by Stephen Delear
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 40,820. Language: English. Published: August 27, 2011 by Stephen Delear. Categories: Nonfiction » History » American
In 1929, the white citizens of Nacogdoches, Texas drove their African-American neighbors into a ghetto at the edge of town. The aftereffects of this event haunted the community for more than four decades.
Katrina Wedding by William Fulks
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 60,180. Language: English. Published: August 18, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » History » American, Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography
A true story from south Mississippi about a couple trying to keep their October wedding date after losing everything to Hurricane Katrina.
Legacy of a Monarch- an Amercian Journey by Jan Sumner
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 31,220. Language: English. Published: August 17, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » History » American, Nonfiction » Biography » Sports biography
The biography of Byron "Mex" Johnson, an All-Star Negro League baseball player of the 1930s-1940s.It is a history of not only a black baseball player, but of an African-Americans journey through American history.With a forward by President Bill Clinton and an introduction by Don Baylor, Legacy of a Monarch was honored and inducted into the Baseball Hall of Fame 2006.
Ole Gimlet Eye by Thomas M. Kelly
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 21,220. Language: English. Published: August 9, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » History » American, Nonfiction » Biography » Military biography
This is a play about Smedley Darlington Butler, who was born in West Chester, PA on July 30, 1881. The lure of the red and blue uniform turned his life to service. Over his father’s objections, but with the help of his mother, at the age of 16 he left home and enlisted in the United States Marine Corps. Thus began a career that lasted 33 years and double awards of the Medal of Honor.
Documenting America: Lessons from the United States' Historical Documents by David Todd
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 41,230. Language: English. Published: July 28, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » History » American
A study of some important United States documents spanning from 1650 to 1895. Each chapter contains a large quote from the original document, explanation of the original context, how it related to America's struggles in the 21st Century, and a lesson for today.