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The Cult of Plastic Reality
By L X
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 1,920. Language: English. Published: August 30, 2013. Category: Essay » Sociology
An analysis of American pop culture through historical lens, various factors are looked it to see how the entertainment industry is able to produced celebrities such as the Kardashians and Miley Cyrus and how they have such large followings. And what it means for North American society.
Hurrah for Us!: Morgan's Raid in the News
By Michael D. Yates
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 6,240. Language: English. Published: August 27, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » History » American
This article follows John Hunt Morgan's 1863 raid through the eyes of contemporary Indiana newspapers. As editors traced the movements of Morgan's "freebooters" and "myrmidons" across Kentucky, Indiana, and Ohio, they sang the praises of Hoosiers ready to treat the invaders to "a war fandango," and concluded, "Hurrah for us!" Local pride and colorful language make this a journey worth the trip.
Lincolns' Hidden Speech-"The Cover-Up"
By T.M. Sparks
Price: Free! Words: 740. Language: English. Published: August 14, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » History » American
Please notice the ending of this declaration, its in the ending that gives us a common understanding of knowledge long forgotten. It also shows us how frightening the media coupled with the scientific community has caused the delusional mind set of our age today. I have included a few very interesting photos on the subject matter at hand.
Fire at Box 598
By Joe Corso
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,810. Language: English. Published: August 12, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » History » American
October 17, 1966 was one of the darkest days in the history of the F.D.N.Y. On that day, twelve members of the New York City Fire Department were killed in the line of duty. The following account is one man’s personal experience on that tragic day.
Engine 24: Fire Stories
By Joe Corso
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 18,620. Language: English. Published: August 11, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » History » American
Every firefighter has interesting stories to tell and the stories more often than not are instructional as well as exciting. When I was a firefighter, I kept notes of the fires I responded to. Now that I am retired, I have reflected on my career as a firefighter and have written a book about the men alongside whom I worked, facing dangerous situations daily.
21st Century Slave Narrative
By Timothy Conerson
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 1,420. Language: English. Published: August 2, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » History » American
This e-book explains how many urban centers of the late 20th century, early 21st century were the same as old U. S. slave quarters.
Alaska Gold Rush: True Stories Told By The People Who Were There
By Lawrence Weiss
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 12,850. Language: English. Published: July 31, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » History » American
Alaska Gold Rush is a unique collection of 12 stories -- the best we could find -- torn from the pages of gold rush-era newspapers. These are great gold rush stories such as "Rush Into New Fields" and "Miners Fleeced by the Mounted Police" that focus on the real trials and tribulations of novice gold miners and the bandits that prayed on them in a harsh land.
How to Read a Cow: And Other Essential Life Lessons
By Warren Hunt
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 19,820. Language: American English. Published: July 17, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » History » American
Some of what ninety-two-year-old Warren Hunt knows about life can be found in these true tales of his youth living on a ranch in the wilds of Wyoming. What constituted civilization in the 1920s and 1930s was a sixty-mile drive away. Tales like those shared here are the real stories of the American west, not long after most of the "wild" had left the West.
The Patriot King
By Terrence L. Prosinski
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 4,370. Language: English. Published: June 28, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography
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The Patriot King explores the life and times of an American hero. The book is filled with shadow information that turned this hero into an iconic figure. All readers can take a guess at just who this figure is. Whether you are old or young, the Patriot King delivers an impressive look into the American past.
Frontiersmen of the Adirondacks: Economic Development in Early North America
By Cyrus Durey
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 10,450. Language: English. Published: June 27, 2013 by John Agno. Category: Nonfiction » History » American
Every community both of civilized and barbarous men has its traditional heroes. The memory of some person or other who in his time stood out sharply from his fellows is preserved by them in tradition or by the written word often with fantastic embellishments of his person or his acts. We Americans know too little of the people of past generations who lived their lives in these localities.
Look Up, Jackson! A Walking Tour of Jackson, Mississippi
By Doug Gelbert
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 6,500. Language: English. Published: June 27, 2013. 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 jackson, Mississippi from walkthetown.com 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, Vicksburg! A Walking Tour of Vicksburg, Mississippi
By Doug Gelbert
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,200. Language: English. Published: June 27, 2013. 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 Vicksburg, Mississippi 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, Natchez! A Walking Tour of Natchez, Mississippi
By Doug Gelbert
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,760. Language: English. Published: June 27, 2013. 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 Natchez, Mississippi 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.
Magical M.E.: Washington Wizardry Applied to State Dates, Volume 4
By Rod Island
Series: Magical ME, Book 4. Price: Free! Words: 6,080. Language: English. Published: June 20, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » New Age » Spiritualism
This is a volume where I have decided to set up a calendar of dates for publication using days that states joined the Union. This is a continuation of a project designed to prove Intelligent Design sewn into the last 300 years of American History.
Look Up, Baton Rouge! A Walking Tour of Baton Rouge, Louisiana
By Doug Gelbert
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,610. Language: English. Published: June 20, 2013. 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 Baton Rouge, Louisiana 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, Waco! A Walking Tour of Waco, Texas
By Doug Gelbert
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,330. Language: English. Published: June 18, 2013. 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 Waco, Texas 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, Houston Heights! A Walking Tour of Houston, Texas-Houston Heights
By Doug Gelbert
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,600. Language: English. Published: June 17, 2013. 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 Houston, Texas-Houston Heights 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, Houston! A Walking Tour of Houston, Texas
By Doug Gelbert
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 6,590. Language: English. Published: June 17, 2013. 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 Houston, Texas 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, San Antonio! A Walking Tour of San Antonio, Texas
By Doug Gelbert
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 8,000. Language: English. Published: June 13, 2013. 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 San Antonio, Texas 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, Austin! A Walking Tour of Austin, Texas
By Doug Gelbert
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 6,620. Language: English. Published: June 10, 2013. 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 Austin, Texas 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.