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SEA STORIES AND SHORTS
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Price: $4.00 USD. Words: 24,980. Language: English. Published: July 21, 2010. Category: Nonfiction » History » American
SEA STORIES AND SHORTS are an anthology of six (6) Sea Stories when the author - Commander Roger Johnson - was on active duty flying off of aircraft carriers during and after the Vietnam War. He should have been killed during each incident, but Providence intervened. The Sea Stories are folowed by eight (8) Short Stories that will tickle your nostalgic senses.
Oh, Beautiful: An American Family in the 20th Century
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 151,270. Language: English. Published: July 14, 2010. Category: Nonfiction » History » American
An Italian immigrant family clings together. A Polish immigrant family breaks apart. From these backgrounds emerges an American family--a staunchly Catholic U.S. Marine Corps father, an emotionally effusive mother, an Oliver North son, a Hillary Clinton daughter, a mentally ill sister, a jock brother, a lesbian rocker, and a gay male activist--all of whom struggle to find their places in America.
There Really Was a Johnny Appleseed
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You set the price! Words: 45,380. Language: English. Published: July 12, 2010. Category: Nonfiction » History » American
Folk legend Johnny Appleseed was a real person, John Chapman, born in Leominster, MA and brought up in Longmeadow, MA. His bursiness plan took him to Pennsylvania, Ohio, and Indiana where he set up apple orchards for settlers who were coming, and served as a missionary too. Ted Clarke separates fact from legend in bringing you the true story of this great but mysterious figure.
Historical Cities-Savannah, Georgia
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 7,460. Language: English. Published: July 2, 2010. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » By region
Historical Cities-Savannah explores the rich history of Savannah, Georgia, and over 45 historic sites and landmarks within the city. A walkable map is included, as well as GPS coordinates for all listed historic sites. The history of Savannah and the background information for each site are based on the American Guides of the 1930's and 40's.
Historical Cities-Baltimore, Maryland
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 8,680. Language: English. Published: July 2, 2010. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » By region
Historical Cities-Baltimore explores the history of Baltimore and over 50 of its historic sites. The background text is based on the American Guides of the 1930's and 40's. Guide maps are provided for walking and driving tours, and GPS coordinates for listed historic sites are also included.
The Real Widow Maker
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Price: Free! Words: 79,260. Language: English. Published: June 30, 2010. Category: Nonfiction » History » American
The Real Widow Maker is a composition of short stories highlighting some of America’s worst mining tragedies, including disasters at Sago, Crandall Canyon, and Upper Big Branch. The book tells of the coalminer’s struggle to achieve safer mines, and recounts how a band of Rednecks started the largest labor uprising in U.S history. It's a saga filled with tragedy, but filled with heroics too.
Stretching The Food Dollar: Wisdom From The 1930s
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Price: $1.49 USD. Words: 7,750. Language: English. Published: June 22, 2010. Category: Nonfiction » History » American
During the Great Depression, experts from around the country were eager to share their knowledge of food budgeting and frugal menu planning to a hungry population. Using the era's newspapers and magazines, "Stretching the Food Dollar" shows how home economists and nutritionists advised Americans on creating a healthy diet on even the slimmest of budgets.
The Longest Nights: General John Imboden and the Confederate Retreat From Gettysburg
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Price: $1.50 USD. Words: 5,690. Language: English. Published: June 21, 2010. Category: Nonfiction » History » War
A short account of the Confederate retreat after the Battle of Gettysburg in July 1863. Under the command of Virginia General John D. Imboden, a 20-mile long wagon train of the wounded were sent south into Maryland and Virginia, only to meet the enemy again Williamsport, Maryland.
Slow Travels-Blue Ridge Parkway
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 19,100. Language: English. Published: June 14, 2010. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » By region
This edition of the Slow Travels Series commemorates the 75th Anniversary of the beginning of the Blue Ridge Parkway construction. The segments of the parkway are separated into the Virginia and North Carolina sections. This guide is not intended to be a history of the Blue Ridge Parkway, but a guide to the history which lies along it and in the surrounding region.
Footprints in Time: A Walk in Sacajawea's Moccasins
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Series: Historical Collection ยท Children (ages 9-12). Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 10,990. Language: English. Published: June 5, 2010. Category: Nonfiction » Children's Books » Biography
In 1805, a young Shoshone woman named Sacajawea joined the Lewis and Clark expedition as an interpreter, and with a papoose on her back helped explore America's northwest while searching for a route to the Pacific Ocean. This time-honored true story of the hardships of the expedition, in particular that of Sacajawea and her baby, Jean-Baptist (Pomp), is retold for young readers ages 8-12.
Slow Travels-Georgia
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 158,630. Language: English. Published: June 4, 2010. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » By region
U.S. Highways 17, 23, 41, and 27 travel the state from north to south, and U.S. 80 and 84 explore from the Atlantic to the Alabama State Line. Along these highways, historic sites and landmarks are laid out for the leisure driver to enjoy. Entertaining and educational, these guides are for both the individual traveler and the entire family. Maps and GPS Coordinates are provided.
Slow Travels-Florida
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 82,120. Language: English. Published: May 30, 2010. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » By region
This edition of Slow Travels follows U.S. Highways 1, 27, 90, and 301 through the State, examining a cross-section of Florida and providing a wealth of historical information along the way. Also included is U.S. Highway 41 along the Tamiami Trail. Maps provide a reference guide, and GPS Coordinates are listed at the end of each route. Look for others in the series at www.americanautotrails.com.
Slow Travels-South Carolina
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 43,190. Language: English. Published: May 16, 2010. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » By region
This installment of the Slow Travels series explores the Palmetto State of South Carolina. The routes followed in this exploration are U.S. Highways 17, 25, 52, and 178. From the Atlantic Coast, including Charleston, Myrtle Beach, Beaufort, and Hilton Head, to the Cherokee Piedmont on the North Carolina State Line, South Carolina's history is unveiled along these routes.
American Auto Trails-South Carolina's U.S. Highways 25 and 178
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 20,260. Language: English. Published: May 8, 2010. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » By region
This edition in the American Auto Trails series explores U.S. Highways 25 and 178 through the western side of South Carolina, from the Cherokee Foothills along the North Carolina Line to the Low Country along the Savannah River. Driving Maps as well as GPS Coordinates for all listed Historic Sites are included.
Slow Travels-North Carolina
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 60,130. Language: English. Published: April 30, 2010. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » By region
This edition of Slow Travels explores North Carolina. U.S. 1 hosts from Virginia, through Raleigh to Rockingham. U.S. 17 parallels the Atlantic through the state’s Albemarle to Cape Fear. U.S. 52 bisects the state from the upper Piedmont to the Pee Dee River. U.S. 70 travels from the Atlantic to the Blue Ridge. Finally, the Blue Ridge Parkway travels the crest of the Appalachians.
American Auto Trail-North Carolina's U.S. Highway 1
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 8,930. Language: English. Published: April 29, 2010. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » By region
This edition of the American Auto Trails series explores U.S. Highway 1, America’s Main Street, as it crosses the state of North Carolina from north to south. Along its journey, it passes through the capital of Raleigh and past the industrial mines which produced coal and gold. A Driving Map and GPS Coordinates for all listed historic sites are included.
American Auto Trail-North Carolina's U.S. Highway 17
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 15,830. Language: English. Published: April 29, 2010. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » By region
This edition of the American Auto Trails series travels the Ocean Highway, as U.S. 17 is also known as, through the Albemarle region of North Carolina, inland of the Outer Banks and Albemarle Sound. This territory is rich in American Colonial history, with many references to the sailing trade which once flourished here. A Driving Map and a list of GPS Coordinates for all listed historic sites.
American Auto Trail-North Carolina's U.S. Highway 70
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 22,190. Language: English. Published: April 29, 2010. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » By region
This edition in the American Auto Trails series explores the route of U.S. 70 across North Carolina, from the coastal town of Atlantic to the Smoky Mountains on the Tennessee State Line. U.S. 70 travels through the heart of the state, connecting the cities of Raleigh, Durham, Greensboro, Winston-Salem, and Asheville. Driving maps and GPS Coordinates are provided for all listed historic sites.
Historical Cities-New Orleans, Louisiana
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 4,890. Language: English. Published: April 25, 2010. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » By region
This edition in the Historical Cities series explores the French Quarter and surrounding area of New Orleans. Simple to use maps provide make a walking tour of the city's historic sites entertaining and educational. GPS coordinates are provided for the more tech savvy user. More than 50 sites are identified, with text backgrounds based on the 1930's and 40's American Guide Series.
Historical Cities-Boston, Massachusetts
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 10,290. Language: English. Published: April 24, 2010. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » Specialties & interests
This guide contains historical sites and landmarks for the city of Boston, as well as the adjacent Cambridge and Charlestown areas. It is not intended to be all inclusive, although future editions will follow with additional listings. In all, close to 90 sites are listed within this guide, along with detailed maps to assist in locating them. At the back of the guide is a table of GPS coordinates.