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New Orleans Nostalgia - Ponchartrain Beach by Stephen Austen
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,290. Language: English. Published: April 10, 2010. Categories: Nonfiction » History » History of things(5.00 from 1 review)
In 1928, when Harry Batt, Sr. opened Ponchartrain Beach, a New Orleans dynasty was born. Until it was shuttered for good in 1983, “The Beach” captured the imagination of generations. But now, in the mid-1950’s, while Walt Disney was just embarking on his vision of family entertainment, Harry had it all down pat at a long time ago. . . Enjoy a stroll down memory lane to a simpler time. . .
Secrets of the Sun Sects by Christopher Jordan
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 143,600. Language: English. Published: July 28, 2010. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Ancient(5.00 from 1 review)
An ancient solar paradigm is revealed that embraces many ancient cultures. It is shown how the pyramids and temples were used for an eco industry. When combined with mirrors, able to make glass, metals and win wars a new view is forced. The ancients were not worshipping the sun, they were using it to support their society, art and science. Evidence comes from texts, relics, proofs and demos.
Burning Sands by Frank Touby
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 76,230. Language: English. Published: August 12, 2010. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Environmental politics, Nonfiction » History » War(5.00 from 1 review)
Before the catastrophic BP oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico all earth was threatened by the oil disaster in the Persian Gulf — over 700 oil wells were set on fire by Saddam Hussein. It was predicted it would take decades to extinguish them. This is the true story of the heroic men who set a world record in killing those wild wells in just five months and saved the earth from toxic fallout
Walking in the Footsteps of Jesus - My Sabbatical in Israel by Daniel Kreller
Price: $4.95 USD. Words: 50,390. Language: English. Published: August 26, 2010. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Civilization, Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Christianity(5.00 from 1 review)
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.
The Accidental Anarchist by Bryna Kranzler
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 111,220. Language: English. Published: October 6, 2010. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Biography(5.00 from 1 review)
The Accidental Anarchist is the true story of an Orthodox Jew who was sentenced to death 3 times in the early 1900s in Russia -- and lived to tell about it. He also happened to have been the author's grandfather, and the book is based on the diaries he began keeping in 1905, during the Russo-Japanese War. That was when he decided to overthrow the Czar.
Eccentric Explorers by Michael Buckley
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 132,980. Language: English. Published: November 2, 2010. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Asian, Nonfiction » Biography » Biographical anthologies(5.00 from 1 review)
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 by Thomas P. Ostrom
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 60,920. Language: English. Published: November 4, 2010 by Elderberry Press, Inc.. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military(5.00 from 1 review)
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.
Ruff Puff : A by Phil Tompkins
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 105,300. Language: English. Published: November 4, 2010. Categories: Nonfiction » History » War(5.00 from 1 review)
Some Americans called them “Ruff-Puffs” and laughed at them. We called them our brothers and lived and fought alongside them every day in South Vietnam. These militia troops fought for freedom for their towns and families - and we fought with them. This is the story of a MAT team (5 American Army advisors) in one of the 244 Districts in South Vietnam and about our great militia counterparts.
Marching On: A General’s Tales of War and Diplomacy by Gordon Sumner, Jr.
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 42,420. Language: English. Published: November 5, 2010 by Elderberry Press, Inc.. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military(5.00 from 1 review)
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.
Desert Chronicles - I, Love & Courage by Harpreet Kaur
Series: Desert Chronicles, Book 1. Price: $3.00 USD. Words: 8,850. Language: English. Published: December 22, 2010. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Asian(5.00 from 1 review)
Many people may have read these stories as love stories or as part of their history lesson. But these are not just stories but real historical facts that took place and changed history. These individuals have contributed a lot to Rajasthan as well as India and have a very strong hold on the people of Rajasthan and India.
Survive to Live Free by Christa Schmid-Wappler
Price: $4.95 USD. Words: 99,820. Language: English. Published: December 27, 2010. Categories: Nonfiction » History » European, Nonfiction » Biography » Woman biographies(5.00 from 1 review)
This is a heart-breaking insight into the personal experiences of a little girl growing up during World War II in East Germany. The author's memories reveal through a child's eyes the effect the war had on herself, her family and her friends and their struggle to survive and adapt to the lack of food, the Hitler Regime and the bombings.
Paradigm Shift: The Palin Matrix: The Progressive Left Strikes Back! by Floyd M. Orr
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 212,630. Language: English. Published: January 7, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Current affairs, Nonfiction » History » American(5.00 from 1 review)
Paradigm Shift is the story of the rise and fall of the American Empire as viewed within a psychosocial context. After eight years of Bush and Cheney, we were almost ready to turn our Titanic around before it hit the Iceberg from Wasilla. These are the rumors and legends about Sarah Palin that the mainstream media do not want you to know about their cash cow.
A Historic Search for the Face of Jesus by Ysatis De Saint-Simone
Price: $3.50 USD. Words: 22,240. Language: English. Published: January 19, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Biography(5.00 from 1 review)
This book compares the true historic evidence to the misinformation the so-called 'experts' give constantly in the media downgrading His physical appearance. It contradicts them by using the three real images of Jesus left by Him: the likeness imprinted in the Vero-Ikon, the imprint left on the Holy Shroud of Turin and a real Photo of Jesus taken by Sor Anna Ali in one of His apparitions to her.
From the Heart: Love Stories and Letters from the Civil War by Jessica James
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,070. Language: English. Published: January 31, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military(5.00 from 1 review)
Award-winning historical fiction author Jessica James has gathered some of the most poignant love letters from the Civil War and put them in this short e-book for all to see. Read the heartfelt words of some of the Civil War's most renowned warriors including JEB Stuart, Stonewall Jackson and George Pickett.
Faithful through Hard Times by Jean Gill
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 71,420. Language: English. Published: March 17, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » Biography » Military biography(5.00 from 1 review)
This is not a WW2 memoir. It is a riveting reconstruction from an eye-witness account written at the time in a secret diary, a diary too dangerous to show anyone and too precious to destroy.The true story of four years, 3 million bombs, one small island out-facing the might of the German and Italian airforces - and one young Scotsman who didn't want to be there. www.youtube.com/watch?v=WrOShZg44Ec
Grenada by Joe C Combs 2nd
Series: The Free Read Series. Price: Free! Words: 1,520. Language: English. Published: May 11, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs(5.00 from 1 review)
An account of the Grenada Invasion (Operation Urgent Fury)
Bài Sử Khác Cho Việt Nam by Tạ Chí Đại Trường
Price: Free! Words: 232,120. Language: Vietnamese. Published: May 13, 2011 by Kệ Sách eBook. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Civilization, Nonfiction » History » Asian(5.00 from 1 review)
Tạ Chí Đại Trường Bài Sử Khác Cho Việt Nam biên khảo lịch sử Bản cập nhật tháng Năm 2011 Copyright @2011 Tạ Chí Đại Trường Published by Kệ Sách eBook Publishing Center Smashwords edition ISBN 978-1-4524-6600-2
The Warm and Witty Side of Attila the Hun by Jeffrey Sackett
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 41,160. Language: English. Published: May 20, 2011 by Crossroad Press. Categories: Nonfiction » History » World, Nonfiction » Entertainment » Humor and satire(5.00 from 1 review)
The Warm and Witty Side of Attila the Hun is a collection of historical anecdotes, odd, humorous facts, and things you will never forget, once you know them. They are the product of a life devoted to history.
The Rise and Fall of Diamonds by Edward Jay Epstein
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 79,140. Language: English. Published: June 3, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » History » History of things(5.00 from 1 review)
An investigation by Edward Jay Epstein into the De Beers cartel and the fantastic machine that created the illusion that diamonds are forever.
Crime and Punishment in Victorian Edinburgh by Lynne Wilson
Price: $1.40 USD. Words: 25,190. Language: English. Published: July 3, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » History » European(5.00 from 1 review)
A selection of true crimes, punishments and court cases from Edinburgh in the Victorian era, giving a mixture of humorous, harrowing and strange accounts of Victorian crime in this city.