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Belles of the Ballpark
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 35,230. Language: English. Published: May 4, 2015 by Summer Game Books. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Baseball / History, Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Baseball / History
The movie "A League of Their Own" put the AAGPBL on the map, but books tell the real story of the girls league. None does it better than BELLES. It is an intimate and informative history covering the formation of the league, what it took to make the grade, life on the field and also off, the grueling travel and PR obligations, and the tremendous thrill for the girls and women to play pro baseball.
Hospital Life in the Army of the Potomac (Expanded, Annotated)
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 39,280. Language: English. Published: April 24, 2015 by BIG BYTE BOOKS. Categories: Nonfiction » History » American
During the American Civil War, thousands of civilians volunteered to work with the United States Sanitary Commission to work at Union hospitals. William Reed was one of them and his sensitive, heart-wrenching account is a jewel of Civil War literature. Reed saw more than his share of suffering and dying but like many others, worked to exhaustion to minister to the sick and wounded of both armies.
Four Years in the Saddle (Abridged, Annotated)
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 168,950. Language: English. Published: April 23, 2015 by BIG BYTE BOOKS. Categories: Nonfiction » History » American
The First Ohio Volunteer Cavalry was one of the most storied regiments of the war. They fought at many of the most important battles of the war, including Corinth, Perrysville, Stone’s River, Chickamauga, Missionary Ridge, the Atlanta campaign, and Kilpatrick’s raid. As they relate below, the regiment’s members were under fire well over one hundred times during four years of service.
Autobiography of Isaac J. Wistar (Abridged, Annotated)
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 190,200. Language: English. Published: April 23, 2015 by BIG BYTE BOOKS. Categories: Nonfiction » History » American
In a life crammed with adventure and drama, Issac Jones Wistar was a miner, Civil War general, philanthropist, lawyer, railroad executive, penologist, and a prolific writer. His combative style and witty writing make this autobiography that much more entertaining. He was an early pioneer in California and mined for gold there. His diary of the trip across the prairie is included in this volume.
Silent Sonora
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 27,950. Language: English. Published: April 14, 2015 by Rogue Phoenix Press. Categories: Nonfiction » History » American
Silent Sonora is a life history centered in depression era Scottsdale, Arizona. A tent-dwelling family's struggles, aspirations, tragedies, and triumphs-- are revealed.
More About the Presidents Than You Ever Wanted to Know: George Washington to Barack Obama
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 34,200. Language: English. Published: April 14, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Presidents & heads of state, Nonfiction » Biography » Presidents & heads of state
George Washington had a dog named 'Tipsy?' Reagan's favorite book was 'The Hunt for Red October?' Woodrow Wilson quit law school? Abraham Lincoln was laughing when he was shot? This volume covers the favorite foods of the presidents, their health problems, their pets, their favorite books and much more, and combines in one volume all 4 books on the presidents previously produced by the author.
American History A Day at A Time – May
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 20,600. Language: English. Published: April 10, 2015 by Mossy Feet Books. Categories: Nonfiction » History » American, Nonfiction » History » American
Have fun and learn history by reading a daily lesson in American colonial history each day. American History a Day at a Time – May 2015 focuses on the colonial and early Revolutionary period of American history.
Foibles and Follies
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 57,820. Language: English. Published: April 8, 2015 by Martian Publishing. Categories: Nonfiction » History » American, Nonfiction » History » American
My Year Stumbling Through the Undergrowth that is the Quagmire called the JFK Research Community - what I learned from in depth immersion into the online research community and the many pitfalls one can encounter when traveling in this very scary place. While portions of documents and evidence will be touched upon, this book is primarily focused on the other researchers and forums in the field.
Democracy Denied: The Untold Story
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 88,120. Language: English. Published: April 8, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » American
“Democracy Denied: The Untold Story” is a history of democracy in the United States prior to the signing of the Constitution. It blows the whistle on two hundred years of myth and mystification.
They Stole our World: How Native Americans were Treated from Early Colonial Times Onward
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 34,750. Language: English. Published: April 7, 2015 and represented by JaMa Literary Agency. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Native American, Nonfiction » History » Native American
From the earliest moments of contact until after World War I, find out what debates raged on behalf of and against Native Americans, how their culture was stripped from them, citizenship denied them, and the schemes against them, to not only steal their land but to make them white. Their contributions to society have been immeasurable, but their rewards have been few and almost unseen.
A Citizen's Guide to the U.S. Constitution;
Price: $4.95 USD. Words: 25,870. Language: English. Published: April 3, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Law » Constitutional law, Nonfiction » Law » Constitutional law
An basic introduction to the essential nature of the U.S. Constitution via an examination of pre-constitutional history and the fundamental principles of Constitutional interpretation by the Supreme Court. Each of the Constitution's key principles and clauses will identified and their meaning discussed in the context of Supreme Court decisions.
Vinegar Gang Lynching - Sis Vinegar's Story (Based On True Events)
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 23,700. Language: English. Published: March 29, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » American
On June 2, 1882 at about 9:30 p.m., David Bausman met death at the Kaw River while engaging in sexual intercourse with 14 year-old Sis Vinegar. On June 10, 1882 at about 1:00 a.m., a mob broke into the Douglas County Jail, removed and lynched the Vinegar Gang men for the death, the motive being robbery. Branded a prostitute, beggar, and a thief, Sis Vinegar never got to tell her story, until now.
Replace #2: Guns & Race in America: How to Save Lives
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 36,730. Language: English. Published: March 24, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » US Constitution, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » US Constitution
Replace #2 proposes the Newtown Amendment, a replacement for the Second Amendment to the United States Constitution. The book traces the origin of the gun culture in America and its connection to racism. This bold proposed amendment would overcome the legal and political might of the NRA by allowing all levels of government to regulate guns as they see necessary to build a safer America.
American History A Day at A Time – March
Series: American History A Day at A Time. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 33,070. Language: English. Published: February 13, 2015 by Mossy Feet Books. Categories: Nonfiction » History » North America, Nonfiction » History » North America
Have fun and learn history by reading a daily lesson in American history each day. The history series, American History a Day at a Time seeks to make this vast accumulation of historical knowledge less intimidating. It does this by reducing it to a history lesson a day. By reading and contemplating one event a day, we have the time to try to understand those events that unfolded on those long ago
Alaska Gold Rush at Nome
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 27,610. Language: English. Published: February 11, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » American, Nonfiction » History » American
These are true stories of the Nome gold rush immortalized by the voices of the journalists and miners who lived through those exciting and dangerous times. Some of the miners made fabulous fortunes in gold pulled from the sands and creek beds around Nome. But other stories involve murder, theft, suicide, epidemics, starvation, claims jumping, freezing to death, and poverty.
The Sanibel Island Lighthouse
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 26,700. Language: English. Published: January 20, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » American
A specialized history of Sanibel Island, Florida, 1513-2014. Features the history and operation of the Sanibel Island Lighthouse. Well-illustrated
American History A Day at A Time - February
Series: American History A Day at A Time. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 20,200. Language: English. Published: January 16, 2015 by Mossy Feet Books. Categories: Nonfiction » History » North America, Nonfiction » History » North America
Have fun and learn history by reading a daily lesson in American history each day. The history series, American History a Day at a Time seeks to make this vast accumulation of historical knowledge less intimidating. It does this by reducing it to a history lesson a day. By reading and contemplating one event a day, we have the time to try to understand those events that unfolded on those long ago
Bushwhacked at the Flora-Bama
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 59,640. Language: English. Published: January 3, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » American
The fascinating true story of the iconic bar on the Alabama-Florida Line...with patriarch Joe Gilchrist.
American History A Day at A Time - January
Series: American History A Day at A Time. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 39,370. Language: English. Published: December 26, 2014 by Mossy Feet Books. Categories: Nonfiction » History » American, Nonfiction » History » American
Have fun and learn history by reading a daily lesson in American history each day. The history series, American History a Day at a Time seeks to make the vast accumulation of historical knowledge less intimidating. It does this by reducing it to a history lesson a day. By reading and contemplating one event a day, we have the time to try to understand those events that unfolded on those long ago
Notorious Outlaws of the Old West
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 91,630. Language: English. Published: December 20, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » American, Nonfiction » History » American
The names Billy the Kid, Frank and Jesse James, Wild Bill Hickok, 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 history that saw countless victims brutalized, robbed, or killed. Life was cheap and death could be found in saloons, cat houses, and numerous other locations.