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A Last Survivor of the Orphan Trains, A Memoir by William Walters & Victoria Golden
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 114,470. Language: English. Published: July 11, 2018 by Orphan Books. Categories: Nonfiction » History » American, Nonfiction » Biography » Adventurers & explorers
Homeless at age four, he found an extraordinary path through nine decades of U.S. history.
American Hannibal by Jim Stempel
Price: $5.50 USD. Words: 101,280. Language: English. Published: April 16, 2018 by Penmore Press LLC. Categories: Nonfiction » History » American, Nonfiction » History » War
In his compelling account of the Battle of Cowpens, Jim Stempel makes the case that Morgan’s victory closely mirrors Hannibal’s extraordinary triumph at Cannae, regarded by many as one of the greatest military accomplishments of all time.
American Presidents at War by Thomas P. Athridge
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 126,050. Language: English. Published: September 12, 2017 by aois21 publishing. Categories: Nonfiction » History » War, Nonfiction » History » American
An analysis of how the Commanders-in-Chief of the United States have dealt with wartime conflicts during their years in office, from the Revolutionary War to the 21st-century War on Terror.
Cannibalism in the High Sierras by James Creamwood
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 107,500. Language: English. Published: September 6, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » History » North America, Nonfiction » History » American
The history of California 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.
Echoes from Gettysburg: South Carolina's Memories and Images by J. Keith Jones
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 129,350. Language: English. Published: August 2, 2017 by FoxRunPub. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » American
South Carolina contributed two brigades of infantry, two regiments of cavalry and several artillery batteries to the Battle of Gettysburg in July of 1863. Their veterans related accounts of heroism and fear, triumph and loss for the remainder of their lives. These are their stories.
Gunfighters and Hooligans of the Old West by Kenneth R. Rooks
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 102,940. Language: English. Published: May 23, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » History » American
The outlaw, is a character unique in our national history, and one who has been seen in many other countries than this. The names Billy the Kid, Frank and Jesse James, Wild Bill Hickok, John Westley Hardin, and Pat Garrett paint a picture of a romanticized version of the old West to most people. However, the truth is that this was a very brutal and bloody time in our history.
Final Judgment: The Missing Link in the JFK Assassination Conspiracy by Michael Collins Piper
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 330,430. Language: English. Published: May 5, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » White house, Nonfiction » History » American
This book demonstrates the strong likelihood Israel’s intelligence service, the Mossad, collaborated alongside the CIA and the Meyer Lansky Crime Syndicate in the JFK assassination because President Kennedy was working to prevent Israel from acquiring nuclear weapons of mass destruction, a fact that remained a dark secret for decades. Other motives to murder JFK are also explored in great detail.
Deliverance Mary Fields, First African American Woman Star Route Mail Carrier in the United States: A Montana History by Miantae Metcalf McConnell
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 199,830. Language: English. Published: March 28, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Cultural heritage, Nonfiction » History » American
1885. Emancipated slave, Mary Fields, rushes to the Montana wilderness, saves her friend’s life and remains, surviving inclement weather, peril and plots against her while helping Ursuline nuns and native american girls to survive. Employing strategy, grit and goodwill toward her community for thirty years, Mary Fields manifests a personal vision of rightful independence before her death in 1914.
Voices From Vietnam: A Collection of War Histories by Joe Freitus
Price: $9.98 USD. Words: 120,190. Language: English. Published: January 1, 2017 by YourSpecs. Categories: Nonfiction » History » War, Nonfiction » History » American
These are the voices of those men and women who served in the longest war in American history during the 2oth Century, in a place called Vietnam.
Heart of a Warrior by Steven A. Brownrigg
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 165,140. Language: English. Published: December 2, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Adventurers & explorers, Nonfiction » History » American
The first complete biography of Col. William Gordon Cooke, leader of the New Orleans Greys, and a Founding Father of the Republic of Texas and the State of Texas. Never before told, this epic work brings new discoveries and fresh insights into Texas history through the life of the one of the most important figures in the War of Independence and the creation of the Republic of Texas.
American Children's Periodicals, 1789-1872 by Pat Pflieger
Price: $5.99 $3.00 USD. (50% off!) Words: 189,200. Language: English. Published: November 12, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Encyclopedias, Nonfiction » History » American
American Children's Periodicals, 1789-1872 is an attempt to describe every American periodical for children founded or publicly proposed before 1873. It is the most complete discussion available of these periodicals and the result of over 30 years of research. It should be valuable to anyone interested in the history of works for children or the history of American periodicals.
Watergate: The Hoax by Ashton Gray
Price: $13.00 USD. Words: 243,420. Language: English. Published: May 28, 2016 by Chalet Books. Categories: Nonfiction » History » American, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » History
"Forensic tour de force" • "Monumental achievement" • "Couldn't put it down" • "Magisterial" There was no "first break-in" at Democratic National Committee headquarters in the Watergate. There were no electronic "bugs." "Watergate" was an elaborate hoax designed to hide CIA deeds that weekend that were far darker. It was a malicious CIA fraud, a fiction—and fiction doesn't leave a paper trail.
The Roujet Symphony: An American Revelation in Four Movements by Paul Reidinger
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 150,530. Language: American English. Published: May 9, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » American, Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
"Downton Abbey," American-style. A true story of public grandeur, great fortune, illicit love, and decline and fall.
Our Southern Home: Scottsboro to Montgomery to Birmingham - The Transformation of the South in the Twentieth Century by Waights Taylor, Jr
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 170,970. Language: English. Published: April 11, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » American
Our Southern Home, a history of 20th-century Alabama, is told through the lives of 18-year-old Clarence Norris, black, one of the Scottsboro Boys; Waights Taylor Sr., white, a student at the University of Alabama; Rosa McCauley Parks, black, a resident of Pine Level, Alabama. The three are involved in the Scottsboro events in different ways with profound implications to the region and their lives.
Engage by Dr.Troy Clark
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 105,680. Language: English. Published: March 30, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Activism, Nonfiction » History » American
Compatriot Dr. Troy Clark signals permanent losses to religious liberty in America as an eroding pillar undergirding basic freedoms enjoyed by all U.S. citizens. Churches remain largely paralyzed and unmobilized politically, as large swaths of freedom in America disappear forever. Yet, what is a Christian’s role in politics? Dr. Clark delivers a powerful response challenging Christians today.
Breaking the Slump: Baseball During the Depression by Charles Alexander
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 132,580. Language: English. Published: December 29, 2015 by Summer Game Books. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Baseball / History, Nonfiction » History » American
It is a tribute to America's love of baseball that it thrived during the Depression, and enjoyed one of its most exciting and interesting eras. Esteemed author Charles Alexander provides a scholarly yet highly entertaining account, told in the greater context of a country struggling against poverty and racism. Winner of SABR's 2003 Seymour Medal for best baseball history book of the year.
General Morgan's Legacy: A Modern Story of the Civil War by Thomas S. Fiske
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 102,280. Language: English. Published: November 12, 2015 by Star Publish LLC. Categories: Nonfiction » History » American
Why did a busy industrialist take time out from his hectic schedule to look into his family’s past? What was it about General John Hunt Morgan that caught his attention? In this novel about modern politics, Mexican Coyotes and the Civil War there is a record of a real historical event: the truth about Morgan’s escape from the Yankee Prison in Ohio is revealed for the first time.
Hang on and Fly: A Post-War Story of Plane Crash Tragedies, Heroism, and Survival by Tim Lake
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 133,460. Language: English. Published: October 18, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » American, Nonfiction » Transportation » Aviation / Commercial
The most incredible year of plane crash tragedies in North America is told through a brave stewardess, a farmer's wife, and two passengers whose heroism and survival is unmatched in modern American aviation history.Spared a deadly crash that killed 26 others, and lost for days without rescue, their plight reached all the way to the White House and changed passenger aviation safety rules forever.
The Federalist Papers (Revisited) by J. Jackson Owensby
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 215,530. Language: English. Published: June 2, 2015 by A-Argus Better Book Publishers. Categories: Nonfiction » History » American, Nonfiction » History » Revolutionary
America the Great Series: The Birth of a Nation - The Revolutionary Era Volume III
Dust in the Wind: Real FEMA Disaster Stories by Robert Winter
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 134,400. Language: English. Published: October 20, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Social policy, Nonfiction » History » American
Second Edition. Forget the hype of news reports and what media showed you during history-making disasters: Hurricanes Hugo, Andrew and Iniki to the Northridge Earthquake plus more. Follow Robert Winter, a 25-year FEMA inspector, at ground level as he encounters the true story, the grit, triumphs and tragedies of how these disasters played out in people's lives around the world on a daily basis.
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