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Maggie: The Civil War Journals of Margaret Nichol Vaulx
By Ross Hudgins
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 98,610. Language: English. Published: October 6, 2011 by Published by Westview, Inc.. Category: Nonfiction » History » American
Margaret Nichol Vaulx was 17 and living in Nashville, Tennessee in 1862. Her journals vividly demonstrate her coming of age during the American Civil War. They embody the "ornament to society" she prophetically spoke of, and have been described as both national and state treasures.
The Randolph Women & Their Men
By Ruth Doumlele
Price: $11.99 USD. Words: 76,490. Language: English. Published: October 4, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » History » American
A rich and vivid portrait of post-Revolution life in the South on the scale of Gone With the Wind – only this story is true. Ruth Doumlele has cleverly woven the many lives of the famous and infamous of that time into one seamless narrative. While the Randolphs hold center stage, their exploits bring them together with those influential people who determined our nation’s legacy.
Connecticut the Prospect: Minor League Baseball in the Nutmeg State
By David Allen
Price: $10.00 USD. Words: 60,410. Language: English. Published: September 18, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » History » American
Connecticut has a fruitful history in professional baseball. The three major league clubs from Hartford, New Haven, and Middletown proved the Nutmeg State's immediate interest in the national pastime. This piece will travel from the late 19th century to 2011 and discover Connecticut's vital role in the creation and continuation of minor league baseball. Cover Picture: Reenactment by Newtown SVBB
Until the Wheels Fall Off
By Robert Norman
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 117,220. Language: English. Published: September 8, 2011 by Brighton Publishing LLC. Category: Nonfiction » History » American
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.
First Aid for Heroes
By Jane Davis
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 79,680. Language: English. Published: September 7, 2011 by Rocket Science Productions LLC. Category: 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.
Bouncing Outside
By Steve Cassady
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 113,030. Language: English. Published: August 19, 2011. Category: 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...
Katrina Wedding
By William Fulks
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 60,200. Language: English. Published: August 18, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » History » American
A true story from south Mississippi about a couple trying to keep their October wedding date after losing everything to Hurricane Katrina.
The True History of Elijah Muhammad - Autobiographically Authoritative (The Black Stone)
By Elijah Muhammad
Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 109,050. Language: English. Published: August 16, 2011 by Secretarius MEMPS. Category: Nonfiction » History » American
The True History of Elijah Muhammad - Autobiographically Authoritative is an interesting title; this subtitled autobiographically athoritative because the history is direct from the mouth of Elijah Muhammad himself through his audios, writings and live speeches. Based on the importance of what this means in years to come, it was best to let him speak for himself. Well documented and supported.
From the Shores of Morar to the Estrella
By William Norin
Price: Free! Words: 85,100. Language: English. Published: August 8, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » History » American
(3.00 from 1 review)
This is the tale of Scotchmen who came from the Highlands to theNew World
Wheeling's Gambling History to 1976
By Mike Minder
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 78,590. Language: English. Published: August 7, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » History » American
Wheeling's Gambling History to 1976 documents the city's fondness for gambling from the Indians to just after "Big Bill" Lias's death. Historian-turned-detective Mike Minder has done an extraordinary job of historical sleuthing. His extensive research and unbiased approach to this often-controversial subject provides readers with an unforgettable account that is sure to entertain and inform.
The Awful Arithmetic Volume II
By Stan McCown
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 138,290. Language: English. Published: July 23, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » History » American
Continuation of the Awful Arithmetic Volume I: The Awful Arithmetic is a non-fiction book, in two volumes, about the Civil War. For those just entering a study of the war, The Awful Arithmetic covers the entirety of the conflict, from its true cause—which was neither secession nor slavery—to the intricate details of the war’s ending.
The Awful Arithmetic Volume I
By Stan McCown
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 159,320. Language: English. Published: July 23, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » History » American
The Awful Arithmetic is a non-fiction book, in two volumes, about the Civil War. For those just entering a study of the war, The Awful Arithmetic covers the entirety of the conflict, from its true cause—which was neither secession nor slavery—to the intricate details of the war’s ending.
The Big Sky, By and By: True Stories, Real People and Strange Times in the Heart of Montana
By Ed Kemmick
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 69,670. Language: English. Published: July 10, 2011 by MissouriBreaksPress. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » By region
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 Forty-niners: The California Gold Rush
By Linda Pendleton
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 55,580. Language: English. Published: July 9, 2011. Category: 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.
TREASURE - The Search for the Atocha
By Robert Daley
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 141,030. Language: English. Published: July 4, 2011. Category: 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.
The Nixons: A Family Portrait
By Karen Olson
Price: $12.99 USD. Words: 139,410. Language: English. Published: June 22, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » History » American
The complexity of Richard Milhous Nixon is legendary. This book unravels some parts of the mystery with a portrait of the 37th President’s ancestral roots and family life that manages to combine fraternal loyalty with human fascination.
Jamestown Odyssey: America's Unspoken Legacy of Multi-Racial Families From Its Founders
By Chip Langston
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 60,420. Language: English. Published: June 14, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » History » American
(5.00 from 3 reviews)
Jamestown Odyssey is a ground breaking book on race and family in America. It chronicles the author's journey researching his family's Southern history. When he discovers that he has ancestors and distant cousins in both the black and Native communities, he has to come to terms with his, and American society's, hidden racial prejudices. Many Americans, if they have the courage, will find the same.
In View of the Mountains: A History of Fort Morgan, Colorado
By Jennifer Patten
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 99,270. Language: English. Published: June 11, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » History » American
Everyone has a history and every place is central to a story. This is the story from the land - of the land - on which the town of Fort Morgan, Colorado would rise.
Road to California: The Search for a Southern Overland Route, 1540-1848
By Harlan Hague
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 98,910. Language: English. Published: June 9, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » History » Native American
"Road to California" for the first time brings together the story of the search for a southern overland route to California by Spaniards, Mexicans and Americans. The book also tells about the response of Native Americans to the invasion of their lands. The story ends in 1848 when discovery of gold in California's Sierra Nevada assured that the trails would be worn deep by the argonauts.
Agency of Fear: Opiates and Political Power
By Edward Jay Epstein
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 93,650. Language: English. Published: June 8, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » History » American
Edward Jay Epstein's investigation of how the Nixon administration attempted to use drug control policy to create a secret police.