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Little Annie Oakley and Other Rugged People
Price: $9.95 USD. Words: 73,850. Language: English. Published: February 15, 2018 by Epicenter Press. Categories: Nonfiction » History » American
From the brick-paved streets of Boston and New England, to the deserts of Arizona, to the lush forests of the Pacific Northwest, beloved author and columnist Stewart Holbrook takes his readers down uncharted paths in a series of delightful pieces. Little Annie Oakley and Other Rugged People is pure Americana that delves into the myths of motley people, and the places they made famous.
The Decline of America: 100 Years of Leadership Failures
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 96,430. Language: English. Published: February 13, 2018 by Post Hill Press. Categories: Nonfiction » History » American, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Government
From Woodrow Wilson to Barack Obama, Americans have little to admire in the legacies of our presidents —150,000 military lives lost, a $100 trillion debt, trillions of dollars spent on conflicts, active threats from Iran and North Korea—and what do we have to show for it all?
Bookends in Time: A Memoir of the Columbia
Price: Free! Words: 1,160. Language: English. Published: February 9, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Space Science, Nonfiction » History » American
I was almost there at the beginning, and I was almost there at the end. By the most amazing coincidence, I was near to the shuttle orbiter Columbia both in triumph and tragedy. This is my story, written in tribute to the lost.
Trump's Twitter Presidency
Price: $3.64 USD. Words: 5,220. Language: British English. Published: February 5, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » World leaders, Nonfiction » History » American
This book will focus on how Trump's use of the twitter platform is affecting the American people and the world at large.
Secrets of Catoctin Mountain: Little-Known Stories & Hidden History of Frederick & Loudoun Counties
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 39,170. Language: English. Published: January 26, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » History » North America, Nonfiction » History » American
Catoctin Mountain runs from northern Frederick County, Md., to northern Loudoun County, Va., crossing the Potomac River as it does. Its natural history dates back to prehistoric times. Its history during the era of man is more recent and more fascinating filled with crimes, secrets, monsters, and drama. Secrets of Catoctin Mountain tells stories of railroads, canals, war, saints, and sinners.
Judging Everyman: the Trials of John Henry Brock
Price: $2.95 USD. Words: 48,760. Language: English. Published: January 24, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » History » American
John Henry Brock was tried by the State of Texas in 1912 for murder in the death of his mistress one morning when the two of them were walking to breakfast in “Guy Town,” the bawdy district of Austin, Texas. The episode was a tragedy for the two of them and their families. This book explores Brock's history before and after that trial. His trials and judgments may be emblematic for other lives.
Kanye West for President
Price: Free! Words: 8,820. Language: English. Published: January 15, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Civil and human rights, Nonfiction » History » American
Kanye for president of the United States. Government assassins have been caught red handed.
Six Wild Geese from Australia
Price: $5.00 USD. Words: 32,970. Language: English. Published: January 10, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » History » American
A tale of the19th century; of Ireland, Australia, and the United States of America; of Fenians and travel; of English prisons and the Australian Outback; and of the Great Rescue of Six Fenian political prisoners from the Fremantle Convict Establishment in South West Australia.
Navigating the American West: A History
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 82,320. Language: English. Published: January 8, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » History » American
Follow early adventurers and pioneers through three hundred years of historic exploration, discovering how they navigated the American West by foot, horse, canoe, and wagon. "Thomas A. Permar's book is truly an enthralling and educational read . . ." -- Kellen Cutsforth, Roundup Magazine.
The Battle of Dranesville
Price: Free! Words: 1,300. Language: English. Published: November 24, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » History » American
In late December 1861 Brigadier General J. E. B. Stuart and Brigadier General E. O. C. Ord both led their infantry brigades out of their camps in search of forage. At this time they were both relatively unknown, though the following four years would see them both immortalized, Stuart switching arms to the cavalry and Ord switching theaters to the West.
Left at the Bay of Pigs and Other Sorrows: The Roots and Branches of the Kennedy Assassination
Price: Free! Words: 16,200. Language: English. Published: November 22, 2017. Categories: Essay » Political, Nonfiction » History » American
(5.00 from 1 review)
The Kennedy assassination, though a perfect crime or close to it, can be understood if not solved.
Now's the Day and Now's the Hour
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 36,540. Language: English. Published: November 19, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » History » American, Nonfiction » History » Revolutionary
This is one of the best short histories of this period of Texas history I've ever seen. Peterson has incorporated the accuracy of a historian with the "tied-togetherness" of a novelist to make an easy and informative read. He broadjumps the endless minutia of the day and homes-in on the major points. He has created a real & serious snapshot of one of the major events in the forming of our nation.
Captain Myles W. Keogh: An Irishman In Custer's Cavalry
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 41,010. Language: English. Published: November 10, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » History » American, Nonfiction » History » Military
After the Seventh Cavalry's annihilation at Little Big Horn, only two horses were found alive Nap and Comanche, the latter being the mount of Captain Myles W. Keogh. Although the horse made Keogh famous, Myles Keogh lived an adventurous life before he ever immigrated to the United States. This book traces his life from his birth in Ireland to his untimely death on the plains of Montana
A Guide to the Notorious Bars of Alaska
Price: $9.95 USD. Words: 50,780. Language: English. Published: November 7, 2017 by Epicenter Press. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » By region, Nonfiction » History » American
New, revised second edition! This revised second edition includes five additional bars, regional maps, and more historic photos and advertisements. A Guide to the Notorious Bars of Alaska details the rich history and atmosphere of remarkable, one-of-a-kind Alaskan bars, many of which have been around since the end of Prohibition in 1933.
The Declaration Of Independence, A Short Explanation
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 35,170. Language: English. Published: November 3, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » History » American
As time goes by, languages change. Words and the way they are used change and their meanings can change. What may have sounded normal two hundred years ago could be hard to understand today. The purpose of the following is to define some of the words used in the Declaration using definitions and examples from that time period in a simple manner. Enjoy!
A Way West, R. P. McAlister Family History and Genealogy
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 61,880. Language: English. Published: October 9, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » History » American, Nonfiction » History » Genealogy
(4.00 from 1 review)
A Way West, R.P. McAlister Family History and Genealogy outlines the ancestral links to R. P. McAlister and Minnie Gay Humble McAlister. From their origins in Prussia, Switzerland and Britain to the Mayflower passage, the American Revolutionary War and the American Civil War, the families shared a direction. They were westward bound in times of upheaval, growth and change.
The Tomb of Marie Laveau
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 30,180. Language: English. Published: October 4, 2017 by Black Moon Publishing. Categories: Nonfiction » History » American
An extensively researched, indispensible guide concerning Marie Laveau and the family members, friends, and strangers interred in the famous tomb. Featuring the first known statement to appear in print of Marie Laveau's own words as to her age and condition of health that was taken in a deposition by a Justice of the Peace on February 24, 1873.
Humans on the Menu: The Tragic Story of the Donner Party
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 93,900. Language: English. Published: September 26, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » History » American, Nonfiction » History » Modern / 19th Century
The history of the west contains many tragic events and one of the most famous of these is the cannibalism that took place in the High Sierras. More terrible than fiction, this is the true story of the tragic sufferings endured by the Donner Party. The scenes of horror and despair which took place in the snowy Sierra in the winter of 1846-7, needs no exaggeration, or embellishment.
They Wanted Lincoln Dead
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 31,660. Language: American English. Published: September 25, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » History » American
The Radical Republicans and the Knights of the Golden Circle wanted Lincoln dead. Lincoln’s Secretary of War, Edwin Stanton, was working with the Radical Republicans. Lincoln’s vice-president, Andrew Johnson, was cooperating with John Wilkes Booth and the Knights of the Golden Circle.
The Living Dead
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 73,140. Language: English. Published: September 25, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » History » American
This edited and annotated book, originally written by my grandfather, was claimed by him as the memoirs of his life beginning in the deep south Mississippi in the 1920s to 1940s. This book is nothing short of a brilliant work of art, an autobiography perhaps, of a madman.