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Alaska Gold Rush: True Stories Told By The People Who Were There
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 12,850. Language: English. Published: July 31, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » History » American
Alaska Gold Rush is a unique collection of 12 stories -- the best we could find -- torn from the pages of gold rush-era newspapers. These are great gold rush stories such as "Rush Into New Fields" and "Miners Fleeced by the Mounted Police" that focus on the real trials and tribulations of novice gold miners and the bandits that prayed on them in a harsh land.
How to Read a Cow: And Other Essential Life Lessons
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 19,730. Language: American English. Published: July 17, 2013 by BIG BYTE BOOKS. Category: Nonfiction » History » American
Some of what Warren Hunt knew about life can be found in these true tales of his youth living on a ranch in the wilds of Wyoming. What constituted civilization in the 1920s and 1930s was a sixty-mile drive away. Tales like those shared here are the real stories of the American west, not long after most of the "wild" had left the West.
The Getchells and The Betty O'Neal
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 4,570. Language: English. Published: July 10, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » History » American
The Betty O’Neal Mine was discovered in 1877, incorporated in California twelve years later, and taken to patent in 1892. Lysander Getchell was the first to recognize the full potential of the mine. After his death in 1918 his son Noble became the general manager for the mine, and developed the Betty O’Neal into the largest producer of silver in Nevada throughout most of the 1920s.
The Patriot King
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 4,370. Language: English. Published: June 28, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography
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The Patriot King explores the life and times of an American hero. The book is filled with shadow information that turned this hero into an iconic figure. All readers can take a guess at just who this figure is. Whether you are old or young, the Patriot King delivers an impressive look into the American past.
Frontiersmen of the Adirondacks: Economic Development in Early North America
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 10,450. Language: English. Published: June 27, 2013 by John Agno. Category: Nonfiction » History » American
Every community both of civilized and barbarous men has its traditional heroes. The memory of some person or other who in his time stood out sharply from his fellows is preserved by them in tradition or by the written word often with fantastic embellishments of his person or his acts. We Americans know too little of the people of past generations who lived their lives in these localities.
Look Up, Jackson! A Walking Tour of Jackson, Mississippi
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 6,500. Language: English. Published: June 27, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » Hikes & walks
There is no better way to see America than on foot. And there is no better way to appreciate what you are looking at than with a walking tour. This walking tour of jackson, Mississippi from walkthetown.com is ready to explore when you are. Each walking tour describes historical, architectural landmarks, cultural sites and ecclesiastic touchstones and provides step-by-step directions.
Look Up, Vicksburg! A Walking Tour of Vicksburg, Mississippi
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,200. Language: English. Published: June 27, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » Hikes & walks
There is no better way to see America than on foot. And there is no better way to appreciate what you are looking at than with a walking tour. This walking tour of Vicksburg, Mississippi is ready to explore when you are. Each walking tour describes historical, architectural landmarks, cultural sites and ecclesiastic touchstones and provides step-by-step directions.
Look Up, Natchez! A Walking Tour of Natchez, Mississippi
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,760. Language: English. Published: June 27, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » Hikes & walks
There is no better way to see America than on foot. And there is no better way to appreciate what you are looking at than with a walking tour. This walking tour of Natchez, Mississippi is ready to explore when you are. Each walking tour describes historical, architectural landmarks, cultural sites and ecclesiastic touchstones and provides step-by-step directions.
Look Up, Baton Rouge! A Walking Tour of Baton Rouge, Louisiana
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,610. Language: English. Published: June 20, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » Hikes & walks
There is no better way to see America than on foot. And there is no better way to appreciate what you are looking at than with a walking tour. This walking tour of Baton Rouge, Louisiana is ready to explore when you are. Each walking tour describes historical, architectural landmarks, cultural sites and ecclesiastic touchstones and provides step-by-step directions.
Look Up, Waco! A Walking Tour of Waco, Texas
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,330. Language: English. Published: June 18, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » Hikes & walks
There is no better way to see America than on foot. And there is no better way to appreciate what you are looking at than with a walking tour. This walking tour of Waco, Texas is ready to explore when you are. Each walking tour describes historical, architectural landmarks, cultural sites and ecclesiastic touchstones and provides step-by-step directions.
Look Up, Houston Heights! A Walking Tour of Houston, Texas-Houston Heights
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,600. Language: English. Published: June 17, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » Hikes & walks
There is no better way to see America than on foot. And there is no better way to appreciate what you are looking at than with a walking tour. This walking tour of Houston, Texas-Houston Heights is ready to explore when you are. Each walking tour describes historical, architectural landmarks, cultural sites and ecclesiastic touchstones and provides step-by-step directions.
Look Up, Houston! A Walking Tour of Houston, Texas
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 6,590. Language: English. Published: June 17, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » Hikes & walks
There is no better way to see America than on foot. And there is no better way to appreciate what you are looking at than with a walking tour. This walking tour of Houston, Texas is ready to explore when you are. Each walking tour describes historical, architectural landmarks, cultural sites and ecclesiastic touchstones and provides step-by-step directions.
Look Up, San Antonio! A Walking Tour of San Antonio, Texas
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 8,000. Language: English. Published: June 13, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » Hikes & walks
There is no better way to see America than on foot. And there is no better way to appreciate what you are looking at than with a walking tour. This walking tour of San Antonio, Texas is ready to explore when you are. Each walking tour describes historical, architectural landmarks, cultural sites and ecclesiastic touchstones and provides step-by-step directions.
Look Up, Austin! A Walking Tour of Austin, Texas
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 6,620. Language: English. Published: June 10, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » Hikes & walks
There is no better way to see America than on foot. And there is no better way to appreciate what you are looking at than with a walking tour. This walking tour of Austin, Texas is ready to explore when you are. Each walking tour describes historical, architectural landmarks, cultural sites and ecclesiastic touchstones and provides step-by-step directions.
Look Up, Forth Worth! A Walking Tour of Fort Worth, Texas
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 7,010. Language: English. Published: June 8, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » Hikes & walks
There is no better way to see America than on foot. And there is no better way to appreciate what you are looking at than with a walking tour. This walking tour of Fort Worth, Texas is ready to explore when you are. Each walking tour describes historical, architectural landmarks, cultural sites and ecclesiastic touchstones and provides step-by-step directions
Look Up, Dallas! A Walking Tour of Dallas, Texas
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 6,990. Language: English. Published: June 6, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » Hikes & walks
There is no better way to see America than on foot. And there is no better way to appreciate what you are looking at than with a walking tour. This walking tour of Dallas, Texas is ready to explore when you are. Each walking tour describes historical, architectural landmarks, cultural sites and ecclesiastic touchstones and provides step-by-step directions.
The Strange Life of Howard Hughes
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 4,590. Language: English. Published: May 30, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » History » American
Howard Hughes was an obsessed man. He was obsessed with aviation and he was obsessed with sex, both conventional and bi-sexual. His relationships included some of the most famous names in Hollywood, both men and women, including Cary Grant, Katherine Hepburn, Bette Davis, Tyrone Power, Randolph Scott, and Jean Peters.
What It Means to Miss New Orleans
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 8,910. Language: English. Published: May 23, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » History » American
In two short essays and one long piece of reportage, author and screenwriter Mark Childress ("Crazy in Alabama," "One Mississippi," "Georgia Bottoms") explores New Orleans before, during, and after Katrina. Essays: "What It Means to Miss New Orleans," "Disaster Tourism," and "The Tragic City Laughs." All proceeds go to Habitat for Humanity. Approximately 10,000 words, w/ illustrations.
Robert E. Lee, the Supreme Patriot
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,190. Language: English. Published: May 19, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » History » American
With the exception of George Washington, the most famous general in American history is Robert E. Lee (January 19, 1807 – October 12, 1870). Lee’s fame came in spite of the fact that he led the Confederate Army of Northern Virginia against the Union Army in the Civil War.
Robert E. Lee, the Supreme Patriot
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,190. Language: English. Published: May 19, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » History » American
With the exception of George Washington, the most famous general in American history is Robert E. Lee (January 19, 1807 – October 12, 1870). Lee’s fame came in spite of the fact that he led the Confederate Army of Northern Virginia against the Union Army in the Civil War.