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Harvey Wasserman's History of the United States
By Harvey Wasserman
Price: $3.60 USD. Words: 74,620. Language: English. Published: February 16, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » History » American
Howard Zinn calls HARVEY WASSERMAN'S HISTORY OF THE UNITED STATES "a beautiful example of a people's history." This best-selling cult favorite is a fast-moving romp that Rolling Stone has called "a pleasure to read." Built around the hidden history of the farmers, workers and "hippie" Bohemians who made our country great, there is no more memorable book about those who made America great.
Free Love: Cultivating the Garden of Eden in America
By John Anderson
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 73,320. Language: English. Published: January 27, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » History » American
Free Love will be recognized as the defining book about America’s early social experiments to end sexism. It restores to the public consciousness all the forgotten heroes who risked everything to achieve equal rights for women.
Hiking Oregon's History
By William Sullivan
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 90,140. Language: English. Published: January 22, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » History » American
This engaging history tells the stories behind 56 of the state's most interesting historic sites -- from a desert cave with 14,000-year-old artifacts to Lewis and Clark's route, gold mining ghost towns, and haunted lighthouses. The book also suggests optional hiking trips so you can see the sites yourself.
Girty: The Legend
By John Anderson
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 126,820. Language: English. Published: January 17, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » History » American
Recognizing that the past is nothing more than the stories we tell about it, "Girty: The Legend" examines the myth of Simon Girty, the legendary “white savage” who terrorized the American western frontier. Stories are still written about Daniel Boone and his fellow heroes; but now that the Indians have been exterminated or removed, the Girty myth is no longer useful. His story is fascinating.
Invaders from Mars and Other Tales of Youthful Angst
By Jeffrey Miller
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 41,810. Language: English. Published: January 15, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » History » American
Journey back in time to a small Midwest town in the 1960s and experience adolescent and coming of age angst at a junior high dance, Saturday matinees, part time jobs and carnivals while saving the town from Martian invaders. Set against the historical backdrop and the cultural and social turbulence of the 1960s, Invaders from Mars is a bittersweet, heartwarming and nostalgic look back in time.
Paradigm Shift: The Palin Matrix: The Progressive Left Strikes Back!
By Floyd M. Orr
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 212,650. Language: English. Published: January 7, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Current affairs
(5.00 from 1 review)
Paradigm Shift is the story of the rise and fall of the American Empire as viewed within a psychosocial context. After eight years of Bush and Cheney, we were almost ready to turn our Titanic around before it hit the Iceberg from Wasilla. These are the rumors and legends about Sarah Palin that the mainstream media do not want you to know about their cash cow.
Kansas 1874: Triumphs, Tragedies, and Transitions
By Robert Collins
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 66,480. Language: English. Published: January 5, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » History » American
1874 in the Sunflower State was a time of the Wild West and of Indian attacks, but also of a rising poet and debates on temperance. It was the year the Mennonites first arrived, and when Abilene’s T. C. Henry began to promote winter wheat as a good crop for Kansas farmers. Few other years in state history show Kansas in its transition from part of the frontier to its own identity so clearly.
Abraham Lincoln’s Life and Times: True Tales of a Great Man, Uncommon People, and Major Events
By Hal Malehorn
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 284,100. Language: English. Published: January 5, 2011 by Janet Spencer - Trivia Queen. Category: Nonfiction » History » American
Looking for Lincoln? Historian Hal Malehorn has captured the essence a remarkable man. This book tells of America’s beloved leader, his legend, and his era. Chapters describing Abe’s practice and politics, hard times and good, explain the background and the results of a terrible war. Here 272 1000-word stories describe his life and his legacy. Both inspired his age, and they do so yet.
Laura Ingalls Wilder's Most Inspiring Writings
By Dan L White
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 52,600. Language: English. Published: December 24, 2010. Category: Nonfiction » Inspiration » Personal inspiration
A large collection of Laura Ingalls Wilder's most inspiring articles, written prior to and seed stock for her Little House books. She offers timeless wisdom on country living and warm memories that later became her beloved books. Extensive notes and setting, like a book within a book, by Dan L. White, author of Laura's Love Story, Devotionals with Laura, and Laura Ingalls' Friends Remember Her.
Dream Chasers of the West: A Homestead Family of Glacier Park
By B. L. Wettstein
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 82,920. Language: English. Published: December 15, 2010 by Riverbend Publishing. Category: Nonfiction » History » American
Dream Chasers of the West is the true story of Clara Augusta Miller. In 1913, unmarried and alone at the age of thirty, Clara headed to Montana to file a homestead on free land, settling on the remote southern border of Glacier National Park. In many ways, Clara's story is the story of countless settlers who were destined to leave their impact on the West.
Cold April
By Phyllis A. Humphrey
Price: $4.95 USD. Words: 57,120. Language: English. Published: November 29, 2010 by Camel Press. Category: Nonfiction » History » American
Englishwoman Elizabeth Shallcross has big plans for her future, and they do not include remaining a lowly governess. First she has one last obligation to fulfill; she must accompany a dashing American widower and care for his child on a luxurious voyage to America. Their ship? The Titanic. On this fateful trip two men vie for her attention. But when the ship hits an iceberg, who will survive?
Framing 9/11
By Bill Whitehouse
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 124,750. Language: English. Published: November 20, 2010. Category: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Terrorism
(3.00 from 2 reviews)
In this book the reader will learn why the NIST account of Building 7's destruction at the World Trade Center is not plausible. In this book, one will learn shocking facts about the real story behind the destruction of the Twin Towers at the WTC. In this book, one will learn why the NTSB's account of what happened at the Pentagon is not tenable. In this book one will learn about what comes next.
Historical Cities-Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
By Lyn Wilkerson
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 54,040. Language: English. Published: November 16, 2010. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » By region
This edition of the Historical Cities series explores Philadelphia, the birthplace of the United States. Over 200 historical sites and landmarks are provided for walking tours of the city center and in the surrounding districts. Text is based on the work of the Federal Works Project of the 1930’s and 40’s. All sites have been verified and located with GPS coordinates.
Great Architecture and The Grand Hotels
By Bruce Bell
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 21,140. Language: English. Published: November 11, 2010 by Frank Touby. Category: Nonfiction » History » American
Master Storyteller Bruce Bell captures the glories and downfalls, tragedies and comedies, as a bawdy city carved by slaves, freemen and women from thick hardwood forest on Lake Ontario emerges to become the most multicultural city on earth. This first in a series of 5 History of Toronto books is inspired by his acclaimed columns in The Bulletin, Toronto's famed Downtown community newspaper.
The Sword of the Lord: The Roots of Fundamentalism in an American Family
By Andrew Himes
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 130,130. Language: English. Published: November 10, 2010. Category: Nonfiction » History » American
The Scots-Irish who settled the South inherited both an evangelical legacy of abolitionism and social reform on the one hand, and responsibility for the destructive consequences of slavery on the other. Himes’ granddad was John R. Rice, the dean of American fundamentalists until his death in 1980. This book is about the history of fundamentalism and how we can move beyond it.
Unfriendly Skies: 20th & 21st Centuries
By Rodney Stich
Price: $10.00 USD. Words: 297,720. Language: English. Published: November 7, 2010. Category: Nonfiction » History » American
The book documents 50 years in the deadly politics of aviation safety in the United States, reflecting the culture in many other government offices. The former federal airline safety inspector and author provides documents showing corrupt and criminal acts, massive nonfeasance, that enabled to occur dozens of brutal airline disasters and deaths, including the 9/11 hijackings.
Disavow: A CIA Saga of Betrayal
By Rodney Stich
Price: $10.00 USD. Words: 123,440. Language: English. Published: November 6, 2010. Category: Nonfiction » History » American
The story of a covert CIA operation based in Honolulu whose cover was blown by a Honolulu TV reporter, and the scheme to divert attention to an innocent party through criminal acts of Department of Justice employees, CIA, and federal judges.
Crimes of the FBI-DOJ, Mafia, and al Qaeda
By Rodney Stich
Price: $10.00 USD. Words: 262,370. Language: English. Published: November 6, 2010. Category: Nonfiction » History » American
Former federal agents detail the inter-related corruption within the U.S. Department of Justice, New York City Mafia members, and a Mafia mole within a key al Qaeda cell obtaining advance informzation on major terrorist attacks. And the withholding of this advance information by high-level DOJ personnel in order to cover up for serial murders involving a key FBI supervisor. Deadly consequences.
Explosive Secrets of Covert CIA Companies
By Rodney Stich
Price: $10.00 USD. Words: 161,880. Language: English. Published: November 5, 2010. Category: Nonfiction » History » American
Former federal agent Rodney Stich, with the assistance of dozens of other former government agents, details the often corrupt activities and blowback effects of the many covert CIA companies in United States.
Defrauding America, Vol. Two
By Rodney Stich
Price: $10.00 USD. Words: 201,920. Language: English. Published: November 5, 2010. Category: Nonfiction » History » American
Defrauding America, in two volumes, documents a half century of corruption in covert and overt activities in government operations, and the tragic ripple effects upon the American people. Based upon the input from dozens of former government agents.