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Fairbury, Illinois in 1888 by Dale Maley
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 73,640. Language: English. Published: December 18, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » American
This short story excerpts the biographies of 116 Fairbury area citizens from the 1888 book Portrait and Biographical Album of Livingston County, Illinois by Chapman Bros. These colorful biographies tell the story of the early pioneers who settled Central Illinois.
Dust in the Wind: Real FEMA Disaster Stories by Robert Winter
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 134,400. Language: English. Published: October 20, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Social policy, Nonfiction » History » American
Second Edition. Forget the hype of news reports and what media showed you during history-making disasters: Hurricanes Hugo, Andrew and Iniki to the Northridge Earthquake plus more. Follow Robert Winter, a 25-year FEMA inspector, at ground level as he encounters the true story, the grit, triumphs and tragedies of how these disasters played out in people's lives around the world on a daily basis.
La tempesta dei bambini by David Laskin
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 97,540. Language: Italian. Published: September 17, 2014 by Gingko edizioni. Categories: Nonfiction » History » American
Dall’autore pluripremiato David Laskin, con oltre 100.000 copie vendute, adottato come libro di testo nelle università e nelle scuole superiori americane, "La tempesta dei bambini" è la storia straziante e bellissima di un possente colpo di natura che sconvolse le Grandi Pianure americane e infranse i sogni dei pionieri del West.
"Dear Darling Loulie" by Rachel Taylor Hall
Series: Genealogy, Book 2 · Continuing Education, Book 6. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 56,920. Language: English. Published: September 14, 2014 by Broomhandle Books. Categories: Nonfiction » History » American, Nonfiction » Biography » Military biography
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.
The Obamanation of Desolation: An Immaculate Deception by Durwood Sanders
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 62,550. Language: English. Published: September 4, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Government, Nonfiction » History » American
Abraham Lincoln: “A HOUSE DIVIDED CANNOT STAND” Apostle PAUL: an Ex-TERROIST: “WE wrestle not with flesh and blood but with Principalities, POWER and SPIRITUAL WICDKEDNESS IN HIGH PLACES” Arkansas Baptist Preacher: “HILLARY CLINTON----“Jezebel times two!!” A very Wicked Woman!” OBAMA HATES==Our GOD, Our GUNS, Our GUTS And OIL!!!! POLITICAL CORRECTNESS: The Ultimate ENEMA of EVIL!!!!
Early American Criminals: An American Newgate Calendar, Chronicling the Lives of the Most Notorious Criminal Offenders from Colonial America and the New Republic by Anthony Vaver
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 89,690. Language: English. Published: September 2, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » American, Nonfiction » True Crime » General crimes
In “Early American Criminals,” crime historian, Anthony Vaver, examines early America’s most notorious criminals: burglars, murderers, pirates, counterfeiters, and other offenders who would be recognized as criminals even by today’s standards. Yet in telling the stories of these criminals, Vaver shows how early Americans both thought about and punished criminals differently than we do today.
Renovating Vonnegut by Sarah Handyside
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 61,650. Language: English. Published: August 28, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » American, Nonfiction » Travel » By region
Renovating Vonnegut tells the story of Lake Maxinkuckee, Culver Military Academy, Culver, Indiana, and how author Kurt Vonnegut and his family are related to them. It also tells of the renovation of one of the Vonneguts' summer cottages on the east shore of Lake Maxinkuckee.
the Plot to Kill Lee Harvey Oswald by C. Fenway Braxton
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 68,760. Language: English. Published: August 10, 2014 by Martian Publishing. Categories: Nonfiction » History » American, Nonfiction » True Crime » Assassinations and Conspiracies
After fifty years, there have been thousands of books on JFK's assassination and yet no resolution. Perhaps by examining the plot to kill the alleged assassin, one might make some better headway on the case. It could be Oswald's death may be the key to unlocking the entirety of the conspiracy to kill Kennedy. The parallels with the Lincoln assassination are obvious when stripped to the bare bones.
MY DAY IN DEALEY PLAZA The JFK Series by S HAINGE
Price: $1.35 USD. Words: 53,300. Language: English. Published: July 2, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » American, Nonfiction » History » North America
A new generation of JFK assassination researchers visit modern day Dealey Plaza, Dallas, Texas, to see what remains of one of the most infamous sites in American history. The visit is covered step by step; every angle and inch of the Plaza is looked at, in the same order and lay out as it was for President Kennedy and Jackie Kennedy, when they were in Dealey Plaza some 46 years before.
Inside the Wire: An Alternative View of the Vietnam War by Tom Allemeier
Price: $1.00 USD. Words: 59,630. Language: American English. Published: May 31, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » American, Nonfiction » Social Science » Social classes(5.00 from 1 review)
The majority of American troops in Vietnam were not involved in the shooting war. They did have their issues however. Written over 30 years ago, this series of anecdotes takes you through two years in the life of one such soldier, from being drafted until after being discharged. From the Local Draft Boards to Nixon’s War on Drugs, it’s all here.
Letters to Lyla by Bob Fields
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 55,210. Language: English. Published: February 16, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » American, Nonfiction » Biography » Cultural heritage
The author writes of Houlton, its river and streams, and its colorful characters and special places much like Mark Twain introduced an entire nation to frontier life in Hannibal, Missouri, the mighty Mississippi River and unforgettable people like Huckleberry Finn, Tom Sawyer, Becky Thatcher, Jim and Injun Joe. Indeed there are chapters in "Letters" that touch on everyday life in rural north
Steamboats on the Tar by Ronald Kemp
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 74,310. Language: English. Published: January 31, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » American
A history of steamboats on the Tar and Pamlico Rivers in North Carolina from the early 1800's into the twentieth century. Includes the Civil War and an appendix of early river landings and plantations as well as an account of steamboat travel written by Samuel Ward Stanton.
America ~ Love it or Leave it by J H Ellison
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 75,410. Language: English. Published: January 22, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » American
A brief look at American history from its earliest beginning to the present, giving beginning industries and many inventions. A synopsis is given for each President from George Washington to Barack Obama, with notables that happened during their term.
My Eye in the Storm - Katrina Close Up by Amy Crimi
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 58,550. Language: English. Published: January 15, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir, Nonfiction » History » American(5.00 from 1 review)
My Eye In the Storm – Katrina Close Up is a memoir of the time I spent working as a Disaster Housing Inspector in 2005, after the most devastating hurricane of our lifetime hit the Gulf Coast, Hurricane Katrina. This is a story of the victims, the destruction, disaster workers, bad politics, and human behavior during a time when all aspects of life were pushed to the limit.
Revolution or Extinction by Mark Krangle
Price: $5.95 USD. Words: 83,540. Language: English. Published: January 9, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » American
A delusional America dominates the world we live in today. REVOLUTION OR EXTINCTION is a call to terminate this evil American system, which threatens the future of mankind, and to have a new American Constitutional convention.
Eyewitness to History: A Personal Journal by Robert Schrage
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 50,580. Language: English. Published: December 19, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir, Nonfiction » History » American
Author Robert Schrage has a lifetime of stories and memories of many of the events that have defined America in the last forty years including the Impeachment of the President of the United States, the execution of a most evil man, the most controversial election in history, inaugurations including the first African American President, and election history too strange to believe.
Thinking Through the Cold War by David Jardini
Price: Free! Words: 207,440. Language: English. Published: August 30, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » History » American, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » History
Thinking Through the Cold War is the first scholarly history of the RAND Corporation from its inception in at the end of World War II through the organization’s diversification from military into social welfare research and policy analysis in the 1960s and 1970s. The book uses RAND as a window on the interaction among national security and social welfare policy making in Cold War America.
Brancato “Mafia Street Boss” by Frank Monastra
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 110,850. Language: American English. Published: July 31, 2013 by Brighton Publishing LLC. Categories: Nonfiction » History » American, Nonfiction » Biography » Criminals & outlaws
The story of Frank Brancato. For the better part of half a century, Frank Brancato was one of the most feared men in Ohio. The Sicilian immigrant claimed to be a humble tire salesman, but in reality he was the right-hand man of Cleveland Mafia Boss John Scalish. Brancato—Mafia Street Boss gives an insider look at the rise of the Sicilian Mafia in Ohio in its heyday, from the 1920s to the 1970s.
Andrew's Angels: A Volunteer's Story of Hurricane Andrew by Nancy Pelletier
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 69,330. Language: English. Published: July 13, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » History » American(5.00 from 1 review)
Hurricane Andrew struck South Florida in August 1992. At the time, it was the most destructive hurricane in U.S. history. Nancy Pelletier was one of many Red Cross volunteers who felt called to do whatever they could to ease the suffering. This is the moving story of the horrendous destruction she witnessed, the grateful people she aided, and the lifelong friends she made. With photos.