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Fascinating Women In California History
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 28,540. Language: English. Published: July 13, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » History » American
Women were not only the first to find gold, but they were responsible for settling California. T
A Walking Tour of Jacksonville, Florida
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 7,740. Language: English. Published: July 11, 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 Jacksonville, Florida 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 Big Sky, By and By: True Stories, Real People and Strange Times in the Heart of Montana
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 69,670. Language: English. Published: July 10, 2011 by MissouriBreaksPress. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » By region, Nonfiction » History » American
Here, for the first time, is the collected work of one of Montana's leading journalists, Ed Kemmick. In these timeless pieces spanning Kemmick's award-winning career, he tells a contemporary story of Montana through the eyes of everyday, extraordinary people who define the rugged individuality and big-hearted kindness of the Big Sky State.
The Real Story of Butch Cassidy, Leader of the Wild Bunch
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,500. Language: English. Published: July 10, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » History » American
Maybe the most careful robbery planner of all the old west outlaws. He was adept at planning robberies of trains and banks that yielded big returns. He claims that he personally never killed anybody, although members of The Wild Bunch wreaked havoc throughout the west.
The Real Story of Billy the Kid
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,370. Language: English. Published: July 10, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » History » American
The most notorious outlaw that ever lived, and the one that lived the shortest. Billy was only 21-years-old when he was killed by a bullet fired by Pat Garrett. He was said to have killed 21 men in his life-time, but only five were ever documented.
The Forty-niners: The California Gold Rush
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 55,570. Language: English. Published: July 9, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » History » American
A fascinating chronicle of the California gold rush written in 1918, popular fiction and nonfiction American writer, Steward Edward White gives us an historical view of those early days of the mid-19th century, and the many challenges of the formation of a new frontier: incoming population, law and order issues, greed and power, political differences, successes and failures of pioneers.
A Walking Tour of Tampa, Florida
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,830. Language: English. Published: July 7, 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 Tampa, Florida 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 Kit Carson
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,450. Language: English. Published: July 6, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » History » American
Kit Carson was the consummate American hero. He was a little man but could handle a big man's courageous feats. He was a mountain man that led such explorers as John C. Fremont across the driest of deserts and highest of mountains into uncharted territory.
A Walking Tour of Orlando, Florida
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,910. Language: English. Published: July 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 Orlando, Florida 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 Bat Masterson
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,360. Language: English. Published: July 6, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » History » American
He was a good lawman, but he sometimes worked both sides of the law to accomplish a goal. He was a masterful gambler, but his real bent in life seemed fulfilled when he became the Sports Editor of a New York Newspaper.
A Walking Tour of Miami, Florida
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,250. Language: English. Published: July 5, 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 Miami, Florida 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.
Treasure - The Search for the Atocha
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 141,060. Language: English. Published: July 4, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » History » American
Treasure--Mel Fisher's harrowing quest for the galleon Atocha, vice-flagship of King Philip IV of Spain, which sank off Key West in 1622, taking to the bottom 250,000 silver coins, 901 silver ingots, 161 pieces of gold bullion, emeralds and other jewels—47 tons of treasure in all, worth $600 million today, Fisher claimed. If he could find it. The revised, complete edition.
Little Known Tales in Nevada History
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 28,670. Language: English. Published: July 4, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » History » American
Nevada is much more than casinos and sagebrush. It's history dates back to the ice age and its many ghost towns provide an adventure for the entire family. Do yourself a favor and take our back road view of Nevada.
Bound with an Iron Chain: The Untold Story of How the British Transported 50,000 Convicts to Colonial America
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 16,230. Language: English. Published: July 3, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Immigration and Emigration, Nonfiction » History » American
In 1723, James Bell stole a book from a London bookstall. As punishment, he was loaded on a ship and sent to colonial America, where he was sold as an indentured servant. In telling the epic story of how thousands of British convicts like Bell were separated from families and transported to America in the 18th century, Anthony Vaver challenges the way we think about immigration to early America.
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.