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California and the American Civil War
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 29,150. Language: English. Published: April 19, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » History » American
California sent more volunteers to fight in the American Civil War than any other state in the Union. California sent about 17,000 men to fight in the Civil War. Volunteers fought in 31 engagements, most in the Shenandoah Valley. Author Alton Pryor has captured many of the elements involving California and the American Civil War.
Mommy and Daddy’s Love Letters; A true story from the 1950s
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
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
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.
Troublesome Country
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 56,180. Language: American English. Published: March 10, 2012 by James Hufferd. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Democracy, Nonfiction » History » American
Americans agree overwhelmingly with and take vigorous pride in a limited number of familiar, cogent propositions inherited from our Revolutionary/founding era that define our country and comprise the tenets of the unofficial American national creed. Troublesome Country presents an unflinching evaluation of America’s history and the stupendous failure to practice our sterling ideals.
The Big Four Railroad Barons and Other Railroad Stories
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 23,470. Language: English. Published: February 12, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » History » American
The Big Four—Collis Huntington, Mark Hopkins, Leland Stanford and Charles Crocker—ruled California government, both state and local, for thirty years. The Southern Pacific Railroad, which they owned, was the single largest corporation in California and controlled 85 percent of the state’s railroad tracks. This book details how the Big Four used California as their own personal banking instrument.
Daytona 500 Stories
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 33,540. Language: English. Published: February 7, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Motor sports, Nonfiction » History » American
Daytona 500 Stories tells the story of every Daytona 500 race. Beginning with the first race in 1959 to the present, you'll learn the facts about each event. William "Big Bill" France had a vision for a large track nestled along the famous sands of Daytona Beach, Florida. If you want to race Daytona is the place!
A Difficult Passage
Price: $4.95 USD. Words: 56,650. Language: English. Published: February 4, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » History » American
Life on the Canadian prairies in the 1930s and 40s had special challenges. The Great Depression drove Fred Stone from early retirement back to the farm with his young wife and two sons: Fred Jr. and Stan. Poverty, vicious winds, blistering to frigid temperatures, and dust storms ravaged the prairies. Crops failed. Then came an unpredictable change in circumstances. Things got immeasurably worse!
I, the People: How Marvin Zindler Busted the Best Little Whorehouse in Texas
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
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.
The Two Faces of Lee Harvey Oswald
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 88,530. Language: English. Published: December 12, 2011 by Empire Publications. Categories: Nonfiction » History » American, Fiction » Historical » USA
Of all the millions of words written in anger or certainty regarding arguably the greatest murder mystery of all time, the assassination of President John Fitzgerald Kennedy, one testimony remains glaringly absent.
The Belhurst Story
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 24,830. Language: English. Published: December 11, 2011 by Crossroad Press. Categories: Nonfiction » New Age » The Paranormal, Nonfiction » History » American
On a cliff overlooking Seneca Lake in upstate New York, the Belhurst Castle proudly stands at the site of previous mansions and Indian fortresses, a place riddled with history and fantastic legends. Rumors abound of hauntings, hidden treasure, underground tunnels, and a curse on those who disturb old burial grounds. Eccentric and passionate individuals lived and died here over the centuries.
Apollo and America's Moon Landing Program: Apollo 8 Technical Crew Debriefing with Unique Observations about the First Mission to the Moon - Astronauts Borman, Lovell, and Anders
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 25,820. Language: English. Published: December 10, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Astronomy, Nonfiction » History » American
This official NASA document - converted for accurate flowing-text ebook format reproduction - provides the complete transcription of the historic Apollo 8 post-flight debriefing given by astronauts Frank Borman (Commander), William A. Anders (Lunar Module Pilot), and James A. Lovell Jr. (Command Module Pilot).
The Diary of a Southern Lady: Georgina B. Devlin
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 110,020. Language: English. Published: November 30, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » History » American
Georgina B. Devlin was an immigrant from England to Mississippi. In 1852 she began keeping her diary of her life, primarily in Yazoo City and for a few years in Winona. From then until 1912 she recorded events at home and in the world around her. Edited to include introductory materials and well footnoted.
The Northwoods Conspiracy
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 135,070. Language: English. Published: November 9, 2011 by Grave Distractions Publications. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Mythology, folklore and legend, Nonfiction » History » American
Fake terror is nothing new. According to recently released files, our government planned Operation Northwoods to stage phony terror attacks against American citizens in the wake of the Bay of Pigs. Author Ken Hudnall dissects historical events and makes a compelling case that the false flag nature of Operation Northwoods has been pervasive since the Middle Ages.
Sadie
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.
Obscure Stories of the Civil War
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 58,110. Language: English. Published: November 3, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » History » American
This collection of short stories narrates the history of obscure and fascinating Civil War events.
Liberty Lost: America's History of Slippery Slopes
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.
The States of Union How They Got That Way
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 38,720. Language: English. Published: October 29, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » History » American
This book provides both historical and geographical insights as to how the shape of the nation and states were created. It describes how the states evolved from colonies, territories and independent republics, such as Texas and California.
To the Miss I Really Miss
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 99,520. Language: English. Published: October 27, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » History » American
World War II was a time of sadness and separation. But these letters show how two young people connected and stayed in touch. Earl and Betty met a few months before Earl was shipped out to the Pacific. Their letters continued for 2 years until he returned and they were reunited. Follow their story through Earl's eyes.