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Connecticut the Prospect: Minor League Baseball in the Nutmeg State
Price: $10.00 USD. Words: 60,410. Language: English. Published: September 18, 2011. Categories: 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
The Long, Hard Winter of 1880-81 What was it Really Like?
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 35,490. Language: English. Published: September 14, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Meteorology and Climate, Nonfiction » History » American
Laura Ingalls Wilder's classic novel The Long Winter tells the riveting story of the winter of 1880-81 with three day blizzards, forty ton trains stuck in the snow, houses buried in snowdrifts and a town that nearly starved. How much of her story was fact, and how much was fiction? Using newspaper articles, autobiographies and historical accounts, the story of the monster winter of '80-81 is told.
Until the Wheels Fall Off
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 117,220. Language: English. Published: September 8, 2011 by Brighton Publishing LLC. Categories: Nonfiction » History » American, Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
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
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 79,680. Language: English. Published: September 7, 2011 by Rocket Science Productions LLC. Categories: 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.
From the Antipasto to the Zabaglione - The Story of Italian Restaurants in America
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 44,850. Language: English. Published: September 2, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » History » American, Nonfiction » Cooking, Food, Wine, Spirits » Italian
From the Antipasto to the Zabaglione tells the story of Italian restaurants in America. There is certainly more to Italian food in this country than what is found in its Italian-themed restaurants. But, it is an appealing tale in its own right, and one that has not yet been fully told. This fairly concise tome follows the food of the early immigrants to the diverse range of Italian eateries today.
March! The Fight for Civil Rights in a Land of Fear
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 40,820. Language: English. Published: August 27, 2011 by Stephen Delear. Categories: Nonfiction » History » American
In 1929, the white citizens of Nacogdoches, Texas drove their African-American neighbors into a ghetto at the edge of town. The aftereffects of this event haunted the community for more than four decades.
Bouncing Outside
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 113,030. Language: English. Published: August 19, 2011. Categories: 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
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 60,180. Language: English. Published: August 18, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » History » American, Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography
A true story from south Mississippi about a couple trying to keep their October wedding date after losing everything to Hurricane Katrina.
Legacy of a Monarch- an Amercian Journey
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 31,220. Language: English. Published: August 17, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » History » American, Nonfiction » Biography » Sports biography
The biography of Byron "Mex" Johnson, an All-Star Negro League baseball player of the 1930s-1940s.It is a history of not only a black baseball player, but of an African-Americans journey through American history.With a forward by President Bill Clinton and an introduction by Don Baylor, Legacy of a Monarch was honored and inducted into the Baseball Hall of Fame 2006.
History of The Nation of Islam
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 27,760. Language: English. Published: August 17, 2011 by Secretarius MEMPS. Categories: Nonfiction » History » American
This book is an interview of Elijah Muhammad explaining his initial encounter with his teacher, Master Fard Muhammad and how his messengership came about. The subjects discussed are Master Fard Muhammad's whereabouts, the races and what makes a devil and satan. He answers questions dealing the concept of divine and how ideas are perfected.
The True History of Elijah Muhammad - Autobiographically Authoritative (The Black Stone)
Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 109,030. Language: English. Published: August 16, 2011 by Secretarius MEMPS. Categories: 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.
Ole Gimlet Eye
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 21,220. Language: English. Published: August 9, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » History » American, Nonfiction » Biography » Military biography
This is a play about Smedley Darlington Butler, who was born in West Chester, PA on July 30, 1881. The lure of the red and blue uniform turned his life to service. Over his father’s objections, but with the help of his mother, at the age of 16 he left home and enlisted in the United States Marine Corps. Thus began a career that lasted 33 years and double awards of the Medal of Honor.
From the Shores of Morar to the Estrella
Price: Free! Words: 85,100. Language: English. Published: August 8, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » History » American
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This is the tale of Scotchmen who came from the Highlands to theNew World
Wheeling's Gambling History to 1976
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 78,590. Language: English. Published: August 7, 2011. Categories: 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 Lakeside and Marblehead Railroad
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 40,120. Language: English. Published: August 4, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Transportation » Railroads, Nonfiction » History » American
A well-written, meticulously researched history of a short Ohio railroad line. A must for any railroad history buff.
Documenting America: Lessons from the United States' Historical Documents
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 41,230. Language: English. Published: July 28, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » History » American
A study of some important United States documents spanning from 1650 to 1895. Each chapter contains a large quote from the original document, explanation of the original context, how it related to America's struggles in the 21st Century, and a lesson for today.
The Awful Arithmetic Volume II
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 138,290. Language: English. Published: July 23, 2011. Categories: 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
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 159,320. Language: English. Published: July 23, 2011. Categories: 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 Crossover: A Brief History of Basketball and Race, From James Naismith to LeBron James
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 21,600. Language: English. Published: July 16, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Basketball, Nonfiction » History » American
The history of basketball contains all the drama inherent in America’s long struggle with racial intolerance and quest for equality. Highlighting characters both famous (Bill Russell, Michael Jordan) and obscure (Earl Lloyd, Holcombe Rucker), this book explores how what’s happened on the basketball court has mirrored race relations in the United States—and often preceded changes off of it.
Fascinating Women In California History
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 28,540. Language: English. Published: July 13, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » History » American
Women were not only the first to find gold, but they were responsible for settling California. T