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Eyewitness to History: A Personal Journal by Robert Schrage
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 50,580. Language: English. Published: December 19, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir, Nonfiction » History » American
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) by J. Jackson Owensby
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 215,460. Language: English. Published: December 14, 2013 by A-Argus Better Book Publishers. Categories: Nonfiction » History » American, Nonfiction » History » Revolutionary
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.
The Story of Cole Younger, by Himself by Leamington Books
Price: Free! Words: 42,010. Language: English. Published: December 5, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » History » American
Missouri guerrilla, Confederate officer, bank robber, notorious outlaw and Wild West showman, Cole Younger's life was the stuff of myth. In The Story of Cole Younger, he tells his story in his own words after his parole from prison at the age of 59.
Lincoln, Pericles, the Gettysburg Address, and the Dedication of Civic Sacrifice by Tim McNeese
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 20,340. Language: English. Published: November 22, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » History » American
Abraham Lincoln is remembered not only for presiding over a war-torn nation a century and a half ago, but for his words, the most memorable of which were meant to be spoken as speeches. Legend insists that Lincoln's most famous speech, The Gettysburg Address, was written hastily on the back of an envelope. Instead, Lincoln labored over his oration, using the Athenian Pericles as an inspiration.
Everything You Need To Know About The JFK Assassination by Steven Hager
Series: Adventures in Journalism, Book 13. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 21,040. Language: English. Published: November 6, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » History » American
Although many books tell you we don't know who killed John F. Kennedy, the truth has been available for years to anyone who wants to look deeply into the evidence. Numerous sources from inside the CIA and organized crime have revealed what they knew about the plot over the years and Lee Harvey Oswald was just a patsy.
Sketches of Our Heritage by Jerry M. Young
Price: $6.00 USD. Words: 112,060. Language: Commonwealth English. Published: October 29, 2013. Categories: 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 by Louis Schmier
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 67,800. Language: English. Published: October 16, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Jewish, Nonfiction » History » American
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."
RMS Titanic : The Rescue Mission by Oliver Hayes
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 22,700. Language: English. Published: October 14, 2013 by Bretwalda Books. Categories: Nonfiction » History » American, Nonfiction » Transportation » Ships & Shipbuilding / History
While the RMS Titanic was sinking more than a dozen ships were racing to the rescue. This is the story of the rescue mission, including the search for bodies that followed.
A Diary for 1849 by Pleasure Boat Studio
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 30,630. Language: English. Published: October 8, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » History » American
Elihu Beard's Diary of 1849 represents a very personal view of America during its greatest period of transition and conflict. This remarkable young student of a Quaker family shares his thoughtful views on issues of his day, many of which still have pertinence today.
Mama Say's It's Hogwash: A Texas Woman Comes of Age in Rosebud by Shirley Burton
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 52,640. Language: American English. Published: October 4, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » History » American
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 by Cynthia Readnower
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 53,700. Language: English. Published: October 4, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » History » American, Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography
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.
The JFK Assassination Diary: My Search for Answers to the Mystery of the Century by Edward Jay Epstein
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 32,080. Language: English. Published: September 30, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » History » American, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Biography
One of the most important original documents about the assassination of president john f. kennedy to be published on the 50th anniversary of the event. The never before published diary of edward jay epstein’s investigation into the assassination reveals startling new details. epstein is one of america’s most acclaimed investigative journalists.
JFK, Oswald, Cuba, and the Mafia by David Pratt
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 27,210. Language: English. Published: September 16, 2013 by Bev Editions. Categories: Nonfiction » History » American, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » World leaders
In his years of research on the assassination of John F. Kennedy, David Pratt, a respected scholar, noticed a gap in the literature: the absence of a work that simply presents the evidence and allows readers to judge. This book fills that gap by offering a timeline of firmly established evidence. No theories or conspiracies. But the evidence does not support the Warren Commission verdict.
169+ Mountain Man Survival Tricks! by Joseph A. Laydon, Jr
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 49,760. Language: English. Published: September 9, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » History » American, Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Outdoor Skills
my name is joseph a. laydon jr. some of the baddest men to ever walk this earth are mountain men. these very brave men adventured into virgin wilderness territories. men like kit carson, daniel boone, jim beckwourth, john colter, jedediah smith, joseph k. meek, hugh glass, jim baker, samuel houston, james o. pattie, bill williams,... Learn from these men so you're ready anytime anywhere.
Thinking Through the Cold War by David Jardini
Price: Free! Words: 207,440. Language: English. Published: August 30, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » History » American, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » History
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.
Outlaws and Gunslingers by Alton Pryor
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 32,740. Language: English. Published: August 22, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » History » American
Western outlaws terrorized the country during the 1800s and early1900s, robbing stagecoaches, banks, trains and merchants. Some became folk heroes. The west's fastest gun was not an outlaw. He was an FBI agent with the nickname of "Jelly" Bryce. He could drop a coin from shoulder height, draw and shoot the coin before it reached his waist.
Foremost: the Fourth Mississippi in the Civil War by Steve Massey
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 40,230. Language: English. Published: August 16, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » History » American
Foremost is the story of Mississippians who volunteered to fight for the south in the Civil War. Fighting bravely and facing incredible odds, the 4th endured ice, snow, horrid prisoner of war camps and still fought to the end. The first half of the book is a narrative of the regiment. The second is an extensive list of names for family research.
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. Categories: Nonfiction » History » American, Nonfiction » Biography » Criminals & outlaws
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.
1862 Diary of Mary M. Baker from Orrington, Maine by Donald Enz
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 20,040. Language: English. Published: July 15, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » History » American, Nonfiction » History » Family history
Mary M. Baker began writing this diary when she was twenty-three years old. It is the beginning of the Civil War and several of her town friends did enlist. All around her people are dying from various diseases, but life continued on. Mary describes daily life and what she and her friends did, be it going to school or church meetings, traveling to see relatives.
Andrew's Angels: A Volunteer's Story of Hurricane Andrew by Nancy Pelletier
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 69,330. Language: English. Published: July 13, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » History » American(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.