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Letters to Lyla
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 55,210. Language: English. Published: February 16, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » History » American
The author writes of Houlton, its river and streams, and its colorful characters and special places much like Mark Twain introduced an entire nation to frontier life in Hannibal, Missouri, the mighty Mississippi River and unforgettable people like Huckleberry Finn, Tom Sawyer, Becky Thatcher, Jim and Injun Joe. Indeed there are chapters in "Letters" that touch on everyday life in rural north
Clearing the Thickets: A History of Antebellum Alabama
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 168,610. Language: English. Published: February 14, 2014 by Quid Pro Books. Category: Nonfiction » History » American
Herbert James Lewis’ new, extensive book on antebellum Alabama joins Quid Pro Books' History & Heroes Series. The name "Alabama" comes from the Choctaw word meaning “clearers of the thickets,” inspiring the title of this fascinating book. It examines Alabama's early history beginning with the era of European colonization and culminating with the state's controversial secession from the Union.
Steamboats on the Tar
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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
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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.
Moments In American History You Might Not Know
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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
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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.
My Eye in the Storm - Katrina Close Up
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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.
REVOLUTION OR EXTINCTION
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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 Kingdom in the Country: A Journey through the Real American West
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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....
Eyewitness to History: A Personal Journal
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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.
America the Great Series: The Federalist Papers (Revisited)
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 215,460. Language: English. Published: December 14, 2013 by A-Argus Better Book Publishers. Category: Nonfiction » History » American
A look back at the documents and papers that our founding fathers generated to educate the doubting public as the validity of the United States Constitution.
Sketches of Our Heritage
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Price: $6.00 USD. Words: 112,060. Language: Commonwealth English. Published: October 29, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » History » American
From the first recorded sighting of North America to the ratification of the Constitution and Bill of Rights, Sketches traces highlights of the creation of a new form of government -- one that has provided more freedom, liberty and prosperity to more people, for a longer period of time than any other form of government has ever done. These Sketches are your heritage, and mine.
Chant of Ages; Cry of Cotton
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Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 67,800. Language: English. Published: October 16, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » History » Jewish
The beginnings of the contemporary Jewish community in Valdosta, Georgia, starts with the arrival of two Jewish confederate veterans, Abraham Ehrlich and Benjamin Kaul, in 1866 and ends with the formal establishment of the present-day congregation in 1908. It is a very warm, personal tale of three Jewish families who became revered as members of Valdosta's socially prominent "new moss."
Mama Say's It's Hogwash: A Texas Woman Comes of Age in Rosebud
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Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 52,640. Language: American English. Published: October 4, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
This book reveals one little girl’s struggle to maturity in a small town and in a large family, her parents and seven siblings. The times of 1930s and 1940s encompassed such disasters as the Great Depression and World War II.
Inherited Secrets
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 53,700. Language: English. Published: October 4, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » History » American
A chance Internet search started an avalanche of information for one woman. It lead to the discovery that the family she had erroneously judged to be the most boring in existence, was actually a spider web mired in secrets that spanned the range of murder, embezzlement and greed, involving a wide array of characters that encompassed Hollywood and the highest ranking officials in Washington, D.C.
Thinking Through the Cold War
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Price: Free! Words: 207,440. Language: English. Published: August 30, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » History » American
Thinking Through the Cold War is the first scholarly history of the RAND Corporation from its inception in at the end of World War II through the organization’s diversification from military into social welfare research and policy analysis in the 1960s and 1970s. The book uses RAND as a window on the interaction among national security and social welfare policy making in Cold War America.
BRANCATO “Mafia Street Boss”
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 110,850. Language: American English. Published: July 31, 2013 by Brighton Publishing LLC. Category: Nonfiction » History » American
The story of Frank Brancato. For the better part of half a century, Frank Brancato was one of the most feared men in Ohio. The Sicilian immigrant claimed to be a humble tire salesman, but in reality he was the right-hand man of Cleveland Mafia Boss John Scalish. Brancato—Mafia Street Boss gives an insider look at the rise of the Sicilian Mafia in Ohio in its heyday, from the 1920s to the 1970s.
Andrew's Angels: A Common Thread
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 69,330. Language: English. Published: July 13, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
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Hurricane Andrew struck South Florida in August 1992. At the time, it was the most destructive hurricane in U.S. history. Nancy Pelletier was one of many Red Cross volunteers who felt called to do whatever they could to ease the suffering. This is the moving story of the horrendous destruction she witnessed, the grateful people she aided, and the lifelong friends she made. With photos.
TWA 800:Accident or Incident?
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 100,330. Language: English. Published: June 29, 2013 by Saint Gaudens Press. Category: Nonfiction » History » American
Was the TWA 800 airliner disaster an accident or act of terror. This insightful, in-depth analysis of the facts and possible alternative answers to the deadly crash.
Staking Her Claim: Women Homesteading the West
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Price: $10.00 USD. Words: 122,830. Language: English. Published: June 24, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » History » American
Instead of talking about the rights of women, these frontier women grabbed the opportunity to become landowners by homesteading in the still wild west of the early 1900s. Here they tell their stories in their own words-through letters and articles of the time-of adventure, independence, foolhardiness, failure, and freedom.