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The Bronx Three Memoirs
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 20,980. Language: English. Published: May 27, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Social history, Nonfiction » History » Family history
Three memoirs about The Bronx from 1922-2013. A compilation of articles written for The Bronx County Historical Society Journal.
Jim's Unsung Heroes
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,810. Language: English. Published: February 16, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Fiction » Biographical
The Battle of the Bulge was a critical battle in the war against Hitler's Nazis. Soldiers fought and died every day in the dead of winter. And when a grenade fell into his foxhole, Jim thought he was surely dead. What happened next was nothing short of heroic... Note: This tale of survival & family was based on previously unpublished memoirs by the late James C. Kerns, a former Army sergeant.
Experiencing The Death of Elvis: A Childhood Tragedy (Essay)
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,570. Language: American English. Published: December 30, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Music, Nonfiction » History » North America
On the day that Steve Jobs died in October 2011, I felt an immense sadness not for the technological visionary who just passed away but for another cultural icon who changed the world for an earlier generation. The death of Elvis Presley in 1977 that cast a long shadow over my childhood, as my mother loved him more than either my father or myself. (A 3,230-word essay.)
Vietnam: Reflections of an Interrogator
Price: $1.49 USD. Words: 10,940. Language: English. Published: January 27, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military
(5.00 from 1 review)
The Vietnam War as seen through the eyes of a GI who served as a translator/interrogator with Psychological Operations while in Vietnam during the war. The book tells of his experiences and his thoughts on the war.
Putin, the Russian Elite, and the Future of Russia
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 25,950. Language: Canadian English. Published: June 4, 2014 by Asteroid Publishing. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Activism, Nonfiction » History » Russian
In this thoughtful monograph, the author traces how Russia’s character has shaped its evolution, with a particular focus on how the ruling “elite” has led the country from one disaster to another. An examination of Russia’s ruling circles since Lenin and the leadership selection process, reveals how and why Putin ascended to power, and how his policies are likely to shape the country’s future.
Simple Contentment
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 17,640. Language: English. Published: March 1, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » History » American
In 1910 the U.S. Government opened the Flathead Indian Reservation to white settlers. A flood of immigrants made their way to the Little Bitterroot Valley in western Montana. This is their story.
An Essential History of China: Why it Matters to Americans
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 69,460. Language: English. Published: January 18, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Asian, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Government
Who are the Chinese people? How do they think? What experiences have shaped their attitudes? Why should it matter to Americans? Dedicated to Peace in the Pacific, An Essential History of China provides critical information for both the American and Chinese people, as well as their leaders, and it prescribes an effective cure for the political illnesses suffered by both
Hypatia: Her Life and Times
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 22,930. Language: English. Published: March 19, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Ancient, Essay » Literature
(5.00 from 1 review)
Hypatia of Alexandria. Who was she? A brilliant 5C scientist murdered by a religious mob? An aging academic killed by a rival political force? A sorceress who kept Alexandria in thrall through satanic wiles? Innovative mathematician or a geometry teacher? Discover the answers to these questions and more through this collection of essays on the life and times of Hypatia, Lady Philosopher.
Sam Smith, Star-Spangled Hero: The Unsung Patriot Who Saved Baltimore & Helped Win the War of 1812
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 61,800. Language: English. Published: August 26, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » American
Sam Smith saved America in the War of 1812! Discover how our nation was preserved in the "second war for independence." 200 years ago, the British sought to retake America and almost succeeded, until they met 62 year old Sam Smith, Major General, sitting U.S. Senator, owner of a shipping company in Baltimore, and distinguished veteran of the American Revolution. Meet this Star-Spangled Hero today!
Inside the Wire: An Alternative View of the Vietnam War
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 59,630. Language: American English. Published: May 31, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » American, Nonfiction » Social Science » Social classes
The majority of American troops in Vietnam were not involved in the shooting war. They did have their issues however. Written over 30 years ago, this series of anecdotes takes you through two years in the life of one such soldier, from being drafted until after being discharged. From the Local Draft Boards to Nixon’s War on Drugs, it’s all here.
Notes on Arthurian Literature
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 37,150. Language: English. Published: February 13, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Medieval, Nonfiction » History » Reference
This book presents the results of an examination into the origins of King Arthur and the historical events associated with him.
KGO Radio Jumps The Shark: More News, Less Talk (Essay)
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,990. Language: American English. Published: February 3, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Radio, Nonfiction » History » North America
After Cumulus Media switched KGO Radio (810AM) from an all talk format to an all news format in December 2011, laying off the best radio talent in the San Francisco Bay Area and throwing away 40 years of broadcasting history in a desperate bid to improve ratings, the lost of familiar voices over the airwaves was heartbreaking. (A 3,660-word essay.)