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Kilroy Was Here
By Bob Fields
Price: Free! Words: 3,040. Language: English. Published: February 6, 2014. Category: Fiction » Historical » USA
Kilroy became the US super-GI who always got there first — wherever GI's went. It became a challenge to place the logo in the most unlikely places. It was said to be atop Mt. Everest, the Statue of Liberty, the underside of the Arch de Triumph, and scrawled in the dust on the moon. It’s even on the World War Two memorial in Washington, DC; and said to be on Grants Tomb, the Lincoln Memorial, and o
A Brief History of Milk
By Peter Reich
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 28,220. Language: English. Published: January 31, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Cooking, Food, Wine, Spirits » Specific ingredients / dairy
Fluid milk entered American homes as Bossie, the family cow, and with Pasteurization, nutritious milk became the greatest public health measure in the 20th Century. John Keats and a dairy maid reveal the role of cows in public health; cows horn into obstetric history as revealed in a new pun on the birth of MacDuff, and finally, Laura Ingalls WIlder and Dr Johnson advise on "winter butter".
Steamboats on the Tar
By Ronald Kemp
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 74,310. Language: English. Published: January 31, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » History » American
A history of steamboats on the Tar and Pamlico Rivers in North Carolina from the early 1800's into the twentieth century. Includes the Civil War and an appendix of early river landings and plantations as well as an account of steamboat travel written by Samuel Ward Stanton.
Essential Guide to the Panama Canal: History, An Army's Enterprise, Story of Fort Clayton, Panama Takeover, Security Issues, Current Expansion Program Effects on U.S. Ports and Economy
By Progressive Management
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 334,600. Language: English. Published: January 31, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » History » American
This unique and comprehensive compilation of official information provides a stunning, richly detailed overview of this incredible waterway. This compilation includes a professionally-formatted version of the important history book, Panama Canal, An Army's Enterprise.
Andrew Jackson: A Brief History of Old Hickory
By Nick Vulich
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 6,400. Language: English. Published: January 29, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Presidents & heads of state
This short - 40 - page illustrated guide will tell you all you need to know to understand the Jacksonian Era in America... even if you know absolutely nothing about the South Carolina Nullifiers, the National Bank Crisis, or Indian Removal. In less than an hour, you'll learn all you need to know to impress your friends about Andrew Jackson, the Battle of New Orleans, the Creek and Seminole Ind
The Birth Of America And Who Were The First Americans - Two Books Collection
By Matt Green
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 10,280. Language: English. Published: January 26, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » History » North America
Before 1800, more people came to America from Africa than from anywhere else and most of them came in chains. Their toil helped make the United States the riches nation on earth. America was a slave owning country longer than it has been a free one. And the legacy of slavery haunts us still.
Moments In American History You Might Not Know
By HistoryCaps
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 62,380. Language: English. Published: January 24, 2014 by BookCaps. Category: Nonfiction » History » American
This book tells the stories behind a half dozen events you might not know. The topics include: Cuban Missile Crisis, Negro Baseball, Dust Bowl, MFAA, 1906 Earthquake, The Last Men to Walk on the Moon This is a collection of previous published books, which may also be purchased separately.
America ~ Love it or Leave it
By J H Ellison
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 75,410. Language: English. Published: January 22, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » History » American
A brief look at American history from its earliest beginning to the present, giving beginning industries and many inventions. A synopsis is given for each President from George Washington to Barack Obama, with notables that happened during their term.
The First Christmas
By Yashi Nozawa
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 12,420. Language: English. Published: January 18, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » History » American
It is a non-religious book about history and origin of Christmas celebration. The author tries to determine who, when and where did perform the first Christmas celebration within the confines of the continental USA. During the process, he has to investigate many earlier explorers and settlers including the pre-Columbian period. It also describes the evolution of Christmas celebration in Japan.
JFK Assassination - 50 Years On in 60 Minutes
By Freya Hardy
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 20,070. Language: Commonwealth English. Published: January 16, 2014 by RW Press. Category: Nonfiction » History » American
At 12:30 p.m. CST on 22 November 1963, John F. Kennedy, the 35th president of the United States of America, was assassinated by a gunman as he rode through Dallas, Texas.
My Eye in the Storm - Katrina Close Up
By Amy Crimi
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 58,550. Language: English. Published: January 15, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
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My Eye In the Storm – Katrina Close Up is a memoir of the time I spent working as a Disaster Housing Inspector in 2005, after the most devastating hurricane of our lifetime hit the Gulf Coast, Hurricane Katrina. This is a story of the victims, the destruction, disaster workers, bad politics, and human behavior during a time when all aspects of life were pushed to the limit.
A Legacy of Cultured Pearls: The Timeless Service of Zeta Nu Omega Chapter, Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Incorporated, 1955-2013
By Lois C. Olden
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 25,140. Language: English. Published: January 13, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » History » American
Zeta Nu Omega is the first graduate chapter of Alpha Kappa Alpha chartered in Westchester County, New York. This book is a tribute to all the members, past and present, for their dedication and allegiance to this great sisterhood for more than 58 years, and to preserve the storied history of the Chapter.
REVOLUTION OR EXTINCTION
By Mark Krangle
Price: $5.95 USD. Words: 83,540. Language: English. Published: January 9, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » History » American
An unmasking of the NSA-dominated MIC,
The Wreck of the Whaleship Essex: The History of the Shipwreck That Inspired Moby Dick
By Howard Brinkley
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 16,080. Language: English. Published: January 6, 2014 by BookCaps. Category: Nonfiction » History » American
In 1820, a sperm whale attacked and sunk the Whaleship Essex. 2000 miles off the coast of South America, the crew knew it would be a true feat to survive and make it to shore--any shore. It’s story became legendary; Ralph Waldo Emerson wrote about it; Edgar Allen Poe incorporated details of it in his only novel; and, most notoriously of them all, it served as the inspiration for Herman Melville’
The Kingdom in the Country: A Journey through the Real American West
By James Conaway
Price: $6.95 USD. Words: 99,610. Language: English. Published: January 4, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Environmental politics
Welcome to the new Wild West: a vast, sprawling land of eternal hope and busted dreams, of grizzlies, dune buggies and range wars, dope growers, corporate bandits, ecotage and, yes, even gun-slinging. With grace and humor the author takes the reader along on an exhilarating land voyage from the Pecos River to the Pacific Northwest and south again to the Mexican border....
View America: South East
By Paul Frederick
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 16,620. Language: English. Published: December 29, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues
In the travel series View America, South East covers Alabama, Kentucky, Mississippi, and Tennessee. It is a non-commercial and more or less objective chronicle of an in-depth exploration of these states. Each state is described with its own brief historical background and its main sights, tourist attractions and points of interest.
Pre-federation and shared U.S. History
By Paul Frederick
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 13,050. Language: English. Published: December 29, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » History » American
In the travel series View America, Pre-Federation and Shared U.S. History narrates events and facts that are common to all states. Man's migration to America, ancient Indian American cultures, New France, the 13 Original Colonies, the Louisiana Purchase, the Civil War, North American territorial expansion, the American flag, the lighter side of ... old US Laws!
View America: Mid Atlantic
By Paul Frederick
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 20,830. Language: English. Published: December 29, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues
In the travel series View America, Mid Atlantic covers Delaware, Maryland, New Jersey, New York, Pennsylvania, and the District of Columbia. It is a non-commercial chronicle of an in-depth exploration of these states and District. Each one is described with its own brief historical background and its main sights, tourist attractions and points of interest.
Eyewitness to History: A Personal Journal
By Robert Schrage
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 50,580. Language: English. Published: December 19, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
Author Robert Schrage has a lifetime of stories and memories of many of the events that have defined America in the last forty years including the Impeachment of the President of the United States, the execution of a most evil man, the most controversial election in history, inaugurations including the first African American President, and election history too strange to believe.
Literature Help: "Gone with the Wind"
By Students' Academy
Series: Study Gudes: English Literature, Book 174 · A Quick Guide, Book 34. Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 6,570. Language: English. Published: December 14, 2013 by Raja Sharma. Category: Nonfiction » Reference » Study guides
Scarlett O’Hara happens to be the spoiled daughter of a rich plantation owner. The story presents her experiences. She uses every means which she has to come out of the poverty which she finds herself in after Sherman’s “March to the Sea.”