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The Gibson Girl by Allison Bruning
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 1,410. Language: English. Published: August 27, 2017 by Marfa House. Categories: Nonfiction » History » American, Nonfiction » History » History of things
Before Barbie, the Gibson Girl epitomized female fashion and beauty of her era. She was the image every woman aspired to in Progressive America . She not only influenced fashion but changed all of American society. But, who exactly was this elusive Gibson girl?
El Ferrocarril de Panamá y su Historia by Ernesto J. Castillero R.
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 19,600. Language: Spanish. Published: August 6, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » History » American
El Ferrocarril de Panamá y su Historia un recuento de como se logró la construcción del primer ferrocarril construido en suelo americano. Todas las vicisitudes que atravesaron los constructores para erigir el primer ferrocarril del continente y el primero interoceánico.
Wild Roses and Prairie Needles by Ellen Opprecht
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 34,820. Language: English. Published: August 4, 2017 by Kurt Opprecht. Categories: Nonfiction » History » American
True stories of life on a Montana farm in the 1940’s. Ellen Haugen Opprecht brings warmth and drama to remarkable events that were the fabric of her world on the banks of the Milk River with a family of six plus livestock, wildlife, trucks, tractors, fires, floods and the occasional snake.
Justice, Texas Style: Sam Bean by Bill Russo
Price: Free! Words: 3,300. Language: English. Published: July 26, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Western, Nonfiction » History » American
Justice, Texas Style in the wild days of the late 1800s and early 1900s was swift, violent and capricious. In many lawless places, the only law was that which was laid down by the most feared law-breaker. Criminals often wandered back and forth between 'lawing' and 'theiving'. Lawmen did the same. Based on real life people, this is the story of luckless Sam Bean, son of flamboyant Judge Roy Bean
AN AVIATORS DREAM by Charles R. Kuhn
Price: $2.95 USD. Words: 20,920. Language: English. Published: July 22, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » History » American
The true story of a young woman from the 1930S who pursued her dream of aviation, flying during WWIIi as part of the WASPs, the Women Air Force Service Pilots during WWII.
Intersection With History by Alan Livingston
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 35,310. Language: English. Published: July 21, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » History » American, Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
November 22, 1963, Fort Worth, Texas: Air Force One carries President Kennedy and his party to their next stop in Fort Worth’s sister city. But when shots ring out in Dallas, lives change. Among those are the author and his family. Intersection With History tells how that day refreshed old memories for a mother and former teacher, and how her oldest son’s life was changed forever by a hand shake.
Documenting America: Civil War Editiion by David Todd
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 71,120. Language: English. Published: July 18, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » History » War, Nonfiction » History » American
Exploring documents created during the Civil War, looking at their historical significance, and, from them, drawing guidance to help us with issues we face today.
Benson's Bad Boys by Mary Lee Tiernan
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 6,780. Language: English. Published: July 4, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » History » American, Nonfiction » History » Modern / 18th Century
True stories of murder and mayhem from the Old West. Benson, Arizona was founded as a railroad town in the San Pedro Valley in 1880 when Geronimo still roamed the valley and terrorized settlers and travelers. Benson never received the notoriety of its neighbor Tombstone, but the wild behavior of the Wild West—shootouts, saloons, hangings, fights—all happened in Benson.
After Pearl Harbor: The Home Front At War by Phyllis Appel
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 65,420. Language: English. Published: July 3, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » American
Many books have been written about the battles, the leaders, and the brave American service personnel who fought in the air, on land, and at sea during World War II. After Pearl Harbor: The Home Front At War focuses on the war that took place on U.S. soil. While trying to save democracy, Americans at home faced strikes, race riots, housing shortages, and the interment of their own citizens.
Father's Day: History in the Making by Allison Bruning
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 1,970. Language: English. Published: July 1, 2017 by Marfa House. Categories: Nonfiction » History » American, Nonfiction » Relationships and Family » Fatherhood
No other day in American history is so precious to the men who raised us. But there once was a time when no one in America ever recognized the love, sacrifice and devotion our fathers give us. This is a story of how one determined woman changed the course of history in order to honor the men who love us.
Alpha Listing of William Owen (1611 – 1702) Family Line by Nadia Rae Venable Calvert
Price: Free! Words: 8,020. Language: English. Published: June 28, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Genealogy, Nonfiction » History » American
This ebook is a an alphabetical listing of William Owen (1611-1702), originally from England, and came to Barbados around 1635. He took the Freeman's Oath in 1651 in Braintree, Massachusetts. The complete document is titled, "William Owen (1611 - 1702) & Elizabeth Davis from England to Massachusetts and Some of Their Descendants."
Defeating Terrorism by Israel Meir Amit Stallone
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 13,390. Language: English. Published: June 28, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » History » American
This book would show you how to identify a would-be terrorist and teaches you what you can do to limit their operations or to stop the growth of terrorist cells within your community. Again, this book would let you know that although the intelligence officials, and the police play a bigger role in fighting terrorism, it cannot be done by them alone.
Getting Rid of Swilling's Mills by Bill Russo
Price: Free! Words: 1,400. Language: English. Published: June 24, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Historical » USA, Nonfiction » History » American(5.00 from 1 review)
Swilling’s Mills was one of hundreds of tiny communities sprouting up in the scorched soil of the American West in the late 1800s. Most of those rowdy, untamed towns died off quickly. “Jumpin’ Jehoshaphat, the name of this village should be tarred, feathered, and run out of town on the back of a mule,” said Grover Jeffries, the owner of the mercantile store.
KURBANI (Ultimate sacrifice) by OnlineGatha
Price: $2.00 USD. Words: 36,590. Language: American English. Published: June 21, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » History » American
It’s a story of Kashmiri Muslim Doctor who sacrifice his life to protect innocent American couple from terrorists,American couple help his family to move to USA and Doctor son Joined US army and fought against terrorist and sacrifice his life in Iraq.
Gunfighters and Hooligans of the Old West by Kenneth R. Rooks
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 102,940. Language: English. Published: May 23, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » History » American
The outlaw, is a character unique in our national history, and one who has been seen in many other countries than this. The names Billy the Kid, Frank and Jesse James, Wild Bill Hickok, John Westley Hardin, and Pat Garrett paint a picture of a romanticized version of the old West to most people. However, the truth is that this was a very brutal and bloody time in our history.
Mysterious Midwest: Illinois Ghost Stories by World Watch Media
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 5,370. Language: English. Published: May 13, 2017 by Summary Station. Categories: Nonfiction » History » American, Nonfiction » History » North America
The Ghost Cat Haunted Lemp Mansion Rodney the Ghost One Chicago Haunted Dwelling The Invisible Clock The Haunted Antique Store Haunting at Old Chicago The Night Bells The Haunted Cornfield The Flying Flowers
The Sky Fell on Alabama by Bill Russo
Price: Free! Words: 3,890. Language: English. Published: May 12, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » History » American, Fiction » Historical » USA(5.00 from 1 review)
A graphic photo of an injured woman compelled me to research the picture and discover the back-story of the most unique person in the entire history of he world. Read on to get 'the rest of the story'.
Final Judgment: The Missing Link in the JFK Assassination Conspiracy by Michael Collins Piper
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 330,430. Language: English. Published: May 5, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » White house, Nonfiction » History » American
This book demonstrates the strong likelihood Israel’s intelligence service, the Mossad, collaborated alongside the CIA and the Meyer Lansky Crime Syndicate in the JFK assassination because President Kennedy was working to prevent Israel from acquiring nuclear weapons of mass destruction, a fact that remained a dark secret for decades. Other motives to murder JFK are also explored in great detail.
Broadcasters: Untold Chaos by Rick Fredericksen
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 64,600. Language: English. Published: April 21, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » History » American, Nonfiction » History » Asian(5.00 from 1 review)
Tantalizing details of news stories are often never told. That changes in "Broadcasters," where a veteran journalist sheds light on a career reaching from Saigon to Sioux City. These insider accounts—little-known or never told—include threats against CBS News, lunch with Ferdinand Marcos, a shocking on-air protest ignited by censorship and a military TV station destroyed with 100% casualties.
Guide to American Culture by William P. Lazarus
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 67,690. Language: English. Published: April 6, 2017 by Bold Venture Press. Categories: Nonfiction » History » American, Nonfiction » History » North America
Surrounded by an unfamiliar language, references and ideas, many students coming here to learn English along with newcomers hoping to start a new life in the United States find themselves quickly overwhelmed and bewildered. This book is their road map to an American culture that has enveloped them and has spread worldwide.