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Little Known Tales in Hawaii History
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 28,370. Language: English. Published: July 2, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » History » American
Hawaii was no paradise. The history of Hawaii is turbulent and soul wrenching. The taboos placed on the commoners by the members of royalty would sometimes make the slavery that occurred in the South seem a pleasure. Women were forbidden to eat with the men.
Odd and Unusual Tales from the Old West
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 25,190. Language: English. Published: June 30, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » History » American
Read about the Seven Little Indians, who hard-bitten mountain men could not bring themselves to put to death following an Indian battle. The reader will also find a story of the Headless Horseman, a true tale that happened in Texas. The legend of Blackberry Hill, John Colter's six mile naked run from Indians.
Cowboys, The End of the Trail
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 33,030. Language: English. Published: June 29, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » History » American
Every boy wants to be a cowboy, not realizing that a cowboy's life often goes down roads that would be better left untraveled. Still, even bankers, lawyers and congressmen, who once were cowboys, will still claim that as their profession. Once a cowboy, always a cowboy.
The Lawmen
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 32,480. Language: English. Published: June 29, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » History » American
Lawmen of the old west played a juggling act as far as the law was concerned. The lawman had be both tougher and smarter than his outlaw counterpart or the outlaw would win. Most the sheriffs and marshals wearing badges played at gambling, often owning the gambling concessions in the saloons and barrooms of the very towns they were required to police.
The Bawdy House Girls
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 25,620. Language: English. Published: June 28, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » History » American
The Bawdy House Girls were among the first at a new gold strike, ready to peddle their desirable ware to the sex-hungry gold miners. Their lives in the gold camps were usually deplorable and many died from alcoholism, disease, drug overdose, or suicide.
Scandals and Scoundrels from the Old West
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 28,690. Language: English. Published: June 24, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » History » American
There were scandals and scoundrels throughout the west. Consider the dance instructor that sued a cable-car company because an accident turned her into a nymphomaniac. She was awarded $50,000.
Classic Tales in California History
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 33,880. Language: English. Published: June 24, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » History » American
Women may have found gold in California a full year before James Marshal. Wheelbarrow Johnny started building wheelbarrows in Placerville and later became a national automobile tycoon. California's last "dry" town might surprise you.
The Real Story of David Jack, The Land King
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 3,110. Language: English. Published: June 23, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » History » American
David Jack literally stole thousands of acres of Mexican land grants given to Monterey by the previous Mexican governments. Monterey didn't have the money to satisfy the claims with the U.S. Claims Commission. A lawyer proved the claims legal, but Monterey couldn't afford the legal bill. The Mexican land claims were auctioned off on the courthouse steps.
The Real Story of Wyatt Earp
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 3,400. Language: English. Published: June 23, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » History » American
Wyatt Earp worked both sides of the law, whichever seemed to suit him. He always wanted to be a sheriff, but never got beyond the deputy status. He and his prostitute wife lived a long and happy life prospecting in Alaska and investing their money.
The Real Life of Jesse James
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 6,140. Language: English. Published: June 23, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » History » American
Jesse James returned from the American Civil War and was branded as a criminal because he fought as a rebel on the side of the south. He rode into Lafayette, Missouri to turn himself in, carrying a white flag. A Union soldier spotted him and shot him despite the white flag. He decided if hewas going to be branded an outlaw, he would be one. He was the most famous of all time.
The Real Life of Judge Roy Bean
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 3,490. Language: English. Published: June 23, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » History » American
Judge Roy Bean determined the law to suit his fancy in his courtroom in the area of Texas west of the Pecos. He refused to hear appeals and his decision was final, if not always fair. Still, he did a lot of good for the area's helpless and needy.
The Real Story of Calamity Jane
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,330. Language: English. Published: June 23, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » History » American
Calamity Jane was a woman in a man's world. She could out-swear, out-drink and out-work most men. She was wildly in love with Wild Bill Hickok, but he didn't return her amorous wishes. In her down years, Calamity Jane worked as a prostitute. She died in poverty.
The Real Story of the Apache Kid
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 1,980. Language: English. Published: June 23, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » History » American
The Apache Kid was a respected member of the U.S. Army Scouts. He became embroiled in a melee that was unavoidable for him and two men were killed. He was threatened with ten years in the hell-hole Yuma State Prison. He escaped and became a fugitive with a large price on his head. He was never caught.
A Walking Tour of Lexington, North Carolina
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,150. Language: English. Published: June 21, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » By region, Nonfiction » History » American
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 Lexington, North Carolina 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.
A Walking Tour of Tarboro, North Carolina
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,890. Language: English. Published: June 20, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » By region, Nonfiction » History » American
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 Tarboro, North Carolina 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.
We Survived 9/11/2001: The Day The Twin Towers Fell
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 4,060. Language: English. Published: June 18, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » History » American
This story is about our near death experience in New York City. We had just visited our son in Denver and were on the way home. If certain travel plans had not been changed, we would not be survivors of 9-11-2001.
A Walking Tour of Salisbury, North Carolina
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,360. Language: English. Published: June 18, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » By region, Nonfiction » History » American
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 Salisbury, North Carolina 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.
A Walking Tour of Wilson, North Carolina
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,640. Language: English. Published: June 16, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » By region, Nonfiction » History » American
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 Wilson, North Carolina 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.
The Other Side of the Mountain
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 22,710. Language: English. Published: June 15, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » History » American
In its early days, The Owens Valley provided a refuge for the Paiute Indians who sought solitude from the white man that was intruding on California. Still, the white man eventually stumbled on the Owens Valley, and like much of California, settled there and laid claim to Indian territory. Today, the most prominent landmark of the Owens Valley is the towering Mt. Whitney.
Little Known Tales in California History
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 39,370. Language: English. Published: June 15, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » History » American
A lost Spanish galleon still lies on the bottom of the Salton Sea, loaded with iron chests. Pegleg Smith's lost gold mine is still waiting for someone to find. Is Joaquin Murrieta only the myth of an early newspaper writer? The latest news on ishi, the last Yahi Indian.