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Look Up, Atlanta! A Walking Tour of Downtown
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,400. Language: English. Published: September 15, 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 downtown Atlanta, Georgia 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 Long, Hard Winter of 1880-81 What was it Really Like?
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 35,490. Language: English. Published: September 14, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Meteorology and Climate, Nonfiction » History » American
Laura Ingalls Wilder's classic novel The Long Winter tells the riveting story of the winter of 1880-81 with three day blizzards, forty ton trains stuck in the snow, houses buried in snowdrifts and a town that nearly starved. How much of her story was fact, and how much was fiction? Using newspaper articles, autobiographies and historical accounts, the story of the monster winter of '80-81 is told.
Until the Wheels Fall Off
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 117,220. Language: English. Published: September 8, 2011 by Brighton Publishing LLC. Categories: Nonfiction » History » American, Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
A group of young men form a motorcycle club. Vowing to remain together “until the wheels fall off” the Wheel Lords Motorcycle Club adopts the street chopper counterculture lifestyle and the freedom of the open road, as they ride and party with the Hells Angels and Unforgiven Sinners. Told from the perspective of one club member, this is the story of California chopper riders in the 70s.
Not So Fast: Meandering Through Soda Springs, Idaho
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,360. Language: English. Published: September 7, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » By region, Nonfiction » History » American
If a little town with pioneer history, the remains of a white buffalo, and a carbonated water geyser interest you, then head for Soda Springs, Idaho. It's not too big for an afternoon of exploring. And the people are friendly. This 3,352-word essay will introduce you to this little corner of America.
First Aid for Heroes
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 79,680. Language: English. Published: September 7, 2011 by Rocket Science Productions LLC. Categories: Nonfiction » History » American
Everyone remembers where they were and what they were doing on the tragic day, 9/11/2001. This book is about Jane’s story; the days leading up to 9/11, her volunteering at Ground Zero in New York City for six and a half weeks, and the ensuing ten years, full of courage, love, and dogged persistence.
Look Up, St. Paul! A Walking Tour of St. Paul, Minnesota
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 8,020. Language: English. Published: September 6, 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 St. Paul, Minnesota 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.
Look Up, Minneapolis! A Walking Tour of Minneapolis, Minnesota
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 6,810. Language: English. Published: September 2, 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 Minneapolis, Minnesota 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.
From the Antipasto to the Zabaglione - The Story of Italian Restaurants in America
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 44,850. Language: English. Published: September 2, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » History » American, Nonfiction » Cooking, Food, Wine, Spirits » Italian
From the Antipasto to the Zabaglione tells the story of Italian restaurants in America. There is certainly more to Italian food in this country than what is found in its Italian-themed restaurants. But, it is an appealing tale in its own right, and one that has not yet been fully told. This fairly concise tome follows the food of the early immigrants to the diverse range of Italian eateries today.
Look Up, Chicago! A Walking Tour of The Loop (South End)
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,340. Language: English. Published: August 31, 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 Chicago's South Loop 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 Real Life of Amelia Earhart, The Feminine Flying Wizard
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,490. Language: English. Published: August 30, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » History » American
Amelia Earhart set a number of flying records in her outstanding career, but she wanted one more. She wanted to fly the circumference of the earth at the equator level. She and her navigator Fred Noonan were within seven thousand miles of finishing the 29,000 mile journey when they crash landed. Anthropologists have found remains on an isolated atoll in the Pacific.
Look Up, Chicago! A Walking Tour of The Loop (Center)
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 7,600. Language: English. Published: August 29, 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 the Center of Chicago's Loop 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.
March! The Fight for Civil Rights in a Land of Fear
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 40,820. Language: English. Published: August 27, 2011 by Stephen Delear. Categories: Nonfiction » History » American
In 1929, the white citizens of Nacogdoches, Texas drove their African-American neighbors into a ghetto at the edge of town. The aftereffects of this event haunted the community for more than four decades.
Look Up, Chicago! A Walking Tour of The Loop (North End)
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 9,190. Language: English. Published: August 27, 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 Chicago's Loop (North End) 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 Real Story of John Wesley Hardin, The Meanest s.o.b. in the Old West
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,050. Language: English. Published: August 26, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » History » American
John Wesley Hardin killed for the joy of killing. He always felt he was persecuted for his Southern feelings. He deplored the black slaves of the south. He was also fast with a six-gun and used it all too often.
Look Up, Chicago! A Walking Tour of the Magnificent Mile
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 6,200. Language: English. Published: August 25, 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 Chicago's Magnificent Mile 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.
Where Were You The Day Camelot Died?
Price: Free! Words: 2,820. Language: English. Published: August 24, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » History » American
It was November 22, 1963 and I was in driver education class in high school. We were all stunned to learn of the assassination of our beloved President Kennedy. That was also the topic of our 45th class reunion last year in October 2010. What follows is a humorous story of the difference from 1965 to 2010. How we have transgressed from six pack abs to an overhanding belly - no hair & beer.
Look Up, Chicago! A Walking Tour of the Gold Coast
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,580. Language: English. Published: August 23, 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 Chicago's Gold Coast 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.
My People Are Destroyed - Proper Instructions In The Time of Judgment
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 19,570. Language: English. Published: August 21, 2011 by Secretarius MEMPS. Categories: Nonfiction » History » American
My People Are Destroyed - Proper Instructions In The Time Of Judgment By Elijah Muhammad The central problem of our age (time) is how to act decisively in the absence of certainty." These are the words spoken by Elijah Muhammad. This books is a direct transcript of the Nation of Islam's 1966 annual Saviour's Day Convention in Chicago.
A Walking Tour of Huntsville, Alabama
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,390. Language: English. Published: August 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 Huntsville, Alabama 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.
Bouncing Outside
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 113,030. Language: English. Published: August 19, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » History » American
From a unique perspective in crackling prose, Bouncing Outside narrates a wide range of subjects in flashback form set in the cockpit of a Kayak while paddling Northern California rivers and lakes. The book covers such subjects as NFL football when it was fun; the largest bank robbery in US history; and Howard Hughes' 1939 record-breaking around-the-world flight...