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Children's Letters to a Holocaust Survivor
Price: $5.49 USD. Words: 43,980. Language: English. Published: April 19, 2016 by Historic Heroines. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Holocaust, Plays » American / African American
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In 1943, Esther Terner and 300 other Jews escaped from Sobibor, a Nazi death camp. It was the biggest escape of WWII and the subject of Rashke's book, ESCAPE FROM SOBIBOR. The book, and movie based on it, brought Esther many invitations to speak in public schools. Her story generated hundreds of letters from children expressing their concern and outrage. Those letters inspired DEAR ESTHER.
Hel's Legacy: The Second Coming
Price: Free! Words: 64,390. Language: English. Published: October 24, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Civilization, Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Ancient
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When an ancient text surfaced in 1871 describing a disaster similar to the sinking of the Island of Atlantis and a man resembling Jesus Christ living over 4,000 years ago, scholars quickly deemed it a fraud and later a hoax. Nevertheless, a closer examination into the manuscript, now being called the Oera Linda Book, provides ample evidence to refute their conclusions.
The Voice of Fukushima: A Cry From The Heart - Ground Zero 01: Earthquake
Series: The Voice of Fukushima: A Cry from the Heart. Price: Free! Words: 37,620. Language: English. Published: March 2, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » History » Asian
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In Part 1 of the ebook serial “The Voice of FUKUSHIMA - A Cry From the Heart” Yogan Baum, longtime resident of Yotsukura, a fishing village near Fukushima, relates how he experienced the M 9.0 Tohoku mega quake of 3/11/2011. Awed by the intensity of the experience he is unaware of its consequences. This book weaves a tapestry entwining both raw terror and some of the fruits of years of reflection.
Who Was F. Scott Fitzgerald's Daisy?
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 23,870. Language: English. Published: September 15, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Modern / 20th Century, Nonfiction » Entertainment » History & Criticism
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Exciting news in the world of F. Scott Fitzgerald studies! Path-breaking research has led to a woman who his scholars did not know was nicknamed Daisy, the name given Gatsby’s lost love. Here she is identified and her life investigated. Only now does her influence on two characters in This Side of Paradise and a major character in an early version of Tender is the Night become clear.
Bride Price
Series: African Memoir, Book 1. Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 69,030. Language: British English. Published: January 19, 2013 by Mosaique Press. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » History » Africa
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A tale of intrique and ingenuity set in Africa, Bride Price tells the true story of Ian Mathie and his foster daughter, Abélé. When a hated and feared man demands to marry Abélé, Ian is forced to rely on his wits and courage to find a way within the rich traditions of the area to set a fair 'bride price' that the man would refuse to pay. Beautifully written with sensitivity and authenticity.
Eccentric Explorers
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 132,980. Language: English. Published: November 2, 2010. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Asian, Nonfiction » Biography » Biographical anthologies
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Eccentric Explorers was Winner of the Biography category at the 2009 Indie Excellence Book Awards, California, USA. In this extensively researched book, the rich culture and history of Tibet are viewed through a rather special lens--through the eyes of ten wild and wacky adventurers, each bent on unlocking the strange riddles and secrets of Tibet.
The United States Coast Guard On The Great Lakes
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 60,920. Language: English. Published: November 4, 2010 by Elderberry Press. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military
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At last there is one definitive volume describing its history on the Great Lakes from inception to the present. The author, Thomas P. Ostrom, served in the USCGR.
Chimps with Nukes
Price: Free! Words: 2,290. Language: English. Published: September 29, 2014 by Antenna Books. Categories: Essay » Political, Nonfiction » History » War
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In this compelling article, Jim Morris, a Vietnam Veteran, points out that the individuals making war decisions are often not the ones carrying them out. With the realization that only one Congressman's son served during the Vietnam War, Morris explains that, "The people will lose faith in a leadership that expends their sons and daughters like used Kleenex, but sends its own to Harvard and Yale."
Roger Williams' Little Book of Virtues
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 26,280. Language: English. Published: March 11, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Christian Church / History, Nonfiction » History » American
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In Roger Williams' Little Book of Virtues, religion writer Becky Garrison delves into the life of her 11th and 12th great-grandfather to uncover the untold story behind this forgotten pioneer of religious liberty.
You Lucky Dog!
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 19,820. Language: English. Published: March 22, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » History » American, Nonfiction » Entertainment » Humor and satire
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“You Lucky Dog!” is an uplifting compilation of true stories about homeless dogs that somehow survived and thrived to become local or national celebrities. You Lucky Dog takes us through the historic triumphs of many beloved American dogs, and beautifully recounts the dire adversity each of these amazing creatures faced en route to a grand, serendipitous destiny.
Hercules: Greek Mythology Explained
Price: Free! Words: 15,730. Language: English. Published: June 29, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Ancient, Nonfiction » New Age » Mysticism
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Read about the legendary HERCULES in the GREATEST GREEK MYTH ever composed. Take in the classic words of the famous Apollodorus and relive the epic journey of Hercules as he ascends to his godhood. With extensive notes at the end of each chapter, this book will have you understanding the intricacies and genius of such a work and why the mythology of Hercules is still important to us today.
Soldier, Storyteller: A Woman Soldier Goes to War
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 22,480. Language: English. Published: August 22, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
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On August 2, 1990, Saddam Hussein invaded Kuwait. Within twenty-four hours, he controlled the entire country. Five days later, the United States was deploying soldiers and had named the military operation Desert Shield. This would be the largest deployment of women at the time. Soldier, Storyteller is a rare inside look at war from a woman’s perspective and answers "What was it like?"
The Knights Templar - Medieval Cult or Modern Nemesis?
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,180. Language: English. Published: July 26, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » History » World
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The Knights Templar – Medieval Cult or Modern Nemesis? -- History of this famous group and the organizations that claim descent from them. Were they really destroyed in the fourteenth century or do they survive and even prosper to this day? Who are their descendants? Are there ties to the Nazis and the Mormon Church? A must-read for anyone interested in conspiracies or the occult.
'Landguard Fort' Royal Marine Museum
Price: Free! Words: 42,630. Language: English. Published: January 18, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » War
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Royal Marine museum is within the Landguard Fort complex situated at the southern end of Felixstowe (Suffolk). It is the last place a foreign invading force landed and were defeated on the British main land. It was also the very first battle that the Royal Marines fought on land, having been formed only three years earlier during 1664.
The Ark of the Covenant Operations Manual
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 30,930. Language: English. Published: January 6, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Religious history, Nonfiction » History » Jewish
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How to build an Ark and perform the miraculous feats of the Old Testament.
Marching On: A General’s Tales of War and Diplomacy
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 42,420. Language: English. Published: November 5, 2010 by Elderberry Press. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military
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This book provides vignettes of the author's experiences that will be of great interest to anyone interested in America's involvement in world affairs beginning with World War II to the present. As seen through the eyes of a participant, General Sumner tells his "war stories" in a most politically incorrect style.
Canadian Bushwacker: A Lifetime in the Wilderness
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 49,200. Language: English. Published: October 30, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » History » North America
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I was lucky to have spent my early years in the bush at a time when the old-timers were still there. There were many of them bunked up in little cabins up and down the line: old men, many crippled by accidents, arthritis or age, fellows just waiting for the end. Yet they were still strong of spirit, content and pleased to share their story. They were all men with amplified personalities, ....
La Leyenda del Gallo Papá Candelo
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,210. Language: Spanish. Published: May 25, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Caribbean & West Indies / General
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¿Quieres conocer cómo se jugaba el deporte de los gallos en la época de los treinta en Puerto Rico? ¿Quieres saber porque los jibaritos adoraban a Papá Candelo? Conoce la esperanza de un pueblo pobre, humilde y agobiado. Lee la historia de Papá Candelo, un gallito que vivió de verdad.
Walking in the Footsteps of Jesus - My Sabbatical in Israel
Price: Free! Words: 50,390. Language: English. Published: August 26, 2010. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Civilization, Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Christianity
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A journal with reflections covering an Episcopal priest's 28 day sabbatical in the Israel. Traveling alone and on foot most of the time, I spent 3 weeks in Jerusalem and 1 in Galilee. I also visited Bethlehem, Herodian, Qumran, Masada, and Beit Shean. I didn't find Jesus there. I had brought him with me and I felt he showed me around this place that was his earthly home.
In the Eyes of the Beholder
Price: Free! Words: 870. Language: English. Published: October 10, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Family history, Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
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This is the third vignette in the non-fiction series of my childhood, nearly 60 years ago, in London, England. After my parents divorced, there was, apparently, very little money for my mother and us three children. Today, I'm not so sure about the money, because my mother managed to save enough to buy a house...