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Thinking Through the Cold War
By David Jardini
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”
By Frank Monastra
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
By Nancy Pelletier
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 69,330. Language: English. Published: July 13, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
(5.00 from 1 review)
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?
By Kevin E. Ready
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
By Nancy Curtis
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.
American Myth: art, information, and the wisdom of women in a threatened democracy
By Elizabeth Langley
Price: Free! Words: 151,160. Language: English. Published: June 10, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Democracy
A compelling interdisciplinary look into American well-being, our connection to the land, the role of information, and the need for feminine insight. The struggle between who we are and who we want to be is conveyed through the narrative of an earlier enlightenment, a dying Dream, and our empowered potential through creative endeavors and balance between individual pursuits and community building.
Investigative Medium - the Awakening
By Laine Crosby
Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 60,110. Language: English. Published: June 9, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Other biographies
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Mystery, murder, suspense, and a passionately romantic love story set in a time that history forgot. Laine moved to an 18th Century Maryland plantation and found herself suddenly psychic. Since then, life has never been the same. Join Laine as she journeys from her first clairvoyant experience to acceptance of her gift, with the help of the spirit Jannette, a slave she meets along the way.
Chicano Manifesto
By Armando Rendon
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 113,590. Language: English. Published: May 27, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » History » American
Historical and personal account of how, where and why the Chicano Movement began in the 1960s in the USA. Traces the beginnings of social justice actions by activists in various regions. Identifies and explains the key social and political concepts which drove the Movement such as Aztlan, la raza unida, land rights and Brown Power, as well as introduces its major leaders.
The Jane Gray: The Italian Prince and the Shipwreck That Forever Changed the History of Seattle
By Michelle Merritt
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 116,470. Language: English. Published: May 24, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » History » American
A tale of corruption, deceit, and hope: Funded by Prince Luigi of Italy, Major Ingraham set sail for the Alaska gold fields. Three days after the schooner Jane Gray departed from Seattle, the ship went down in a moderate gale – hardly a storm that should sink a “staunch and seaworthy” whaler in a “hatful of wind.”Of the famous men on board, only twenty-seven of the sixty-four survived.
"Yes! The American Dream is Alive and Well"
By Walt Cameron
Price: $9.97 USD. Words: 66,070. Language: English. Published: May 20, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » History » American
Walt Cameron’s latest book connects readers with the legacy of the American Dream. They will read 237 years of amazing stories from the Founding Fathers who risked everything for liberty to present day examples of those who are still achieving their own dream. Be inspired by these examples of sacrifice, hard work, ability, and a single minded purpose of never giving up until the goal is achieved!
Muskets and Memories: A Modern Man's Journey through the Civil War
By Jeffrey Williams
Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 188,870. Language: English. Published: May 18, 2013 by Antietam Creek Press. Category: Nonfiction » History » American
The story of the American Civil War as told through the eyes of a veteran Civil War reenactor and historian. By mixing the modern reenactment narrative with historical facts, the author presents a fresh examination of the war, along with its causes and consequences.
Sunflower Diaries: Cryptology Applied to Excalibur, the Sun, the Moon, and Mother’s Day, Volume 40
By Rod Island
Series: Sunflower Diaries, Book 40. Price: Free! Words: 63,820. Language: English. Published: May 13, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » History » American
This is the final volume of the 40 volume series on an introduction to Cryptology. It covers the news articles significant for May 2013 and ends with publication on 5/13 of 2013, which is the anniversary of when the Virgin Mother was seen on 5/13 of 1917. It's also Sunny Leone's 32nd Birthday.
The Joy of Life
By Mary Beth Smith
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 77,640. Language: English. Published: May 8, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Presidents & heads of state
A biography of our 26th president, Theodore Roosevelt 1858-1919
America's Corrupt War on Drugs: and Its People
By Rodney Stich
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 290,040. Language: English. Published: May 7, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » History » American
America's corrupt war on drugs documents the fraudulent war on drugs by America's leaders that details numerous examples of drug trafficking by covert government personnel, sham drug charges against innocent people, and a reflection of how a literal secret government preys upon the American people.
Livin PO in Sandbed HeLL Redux
By GORDON LONG
Price: $6.25 USD. Words: 96,990. Language: American English. Published: May 2, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » History » American
This memor is an amalgam, episodic, almost historical, and nearly biographical. No one has read 'Livin PO' without smothering laughs or a gasped OMG!! Don't smother-enjoy. Not a Sunday School book, language is colorful, vintage country for the era and area. If you tire reading about some of the hard work, characters change with the various episodes so you won't lose the "thread" upon reopening.
The Sword Of Liberty
By Loren Enns
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 113,270. Language: American English. Published: March 25, 2013. Category: Fiction » Adventure » Action
The novel unfolds as American Spec-op warrior John Laurens is called to the island of St. Croix for the execution of a secret will. At the reading, Laurens finds himself identified as the only remaining descendant of America's greatest hero. As such, he is charged with leading America back from the edge of a government spawned financial disaster, by unleashing the Constitution's greatest power!
2013 Complete Guide to Military Sexual Assault and Trauma (MST) - Senate Hearings, Victim Testimony, Military Justice and Investigations, VA Study Course and Guidelines, Harassment and Rape
By Progressive Management
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 292,470. Language: English. Published: March 16, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Sexual health
Comprehensive coverage of all aspects of military sexual assault and trauma is provided in this unique ebook compilation of important military and VA documents, with victim testimony to the Senate in March 2013, medical guidelines and courses, and military justice information.
"Fools, Drunks, and the United States": August 12, 1941
By Markham Pyle
Series: Bapton Books History Selections. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 56,790. Language: American English. Published: February 15, 2013 by Bapton Books. Category: Nonfiction » History » American
This is the story of America on August 12, 1941, four months before Pearl Harbor. Isolationism was still strong, FDR was hammering out the Atlantic Charter with Churchill (to the fury of America Firsters), the Japanese were ready to kick off a war, most Americans were more interested in baseball and radio shows than in a distant conflict, and Congress decided to keep the draft - by one vote.
Great Delaware Sports Book
By Doug Gelbert
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 93,210. Language: English. Published: February 4, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » History
What's your Delaware sports IQ? That's the question Delawareans are asking each other with the publication of the book, THE GREAT DELAWARE SPORTS BOOK. THE GREAT DELAWARE SPORTS BOOK is the only book ever devoted the sporting heritage in the First State.
When the Band has Ceased to Play, American Presidents After Leaving Office
By David Salsburg
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 69,840. Language: English. Published: January 29, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » History » American
What happened to Millard Fillmore, or Martin van Buren, or Theodore Roosevelt, for that matter? Thirty-four men have lived to the end of their service and retired from the most powerful office in the nation. What did they do then? Here are a series of vignettes about their post-presidential lives that capture the personalities and the times they lived in.