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Look Up, Chicago! A Walking Tour of The Loop (Center)
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 7,600. Language: English. Published: August 29, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » By region
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 the Center of Chicago's Loop 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.
March! The Fight for Civil Rights in a Land of Fear
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 40,820. Language: English. Published: August 27, 2011 by Stephen Delear. Category: Nonfiction » History » American
In 1929, the white citizens of Nacogdoches, Texas drove their African-American neighbors into a ghetto at the edge of town. The aftereffects of this event haunted the community for more than four decades.
Look Up, Chicago! A Walking Tour of The Loop (North End)
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 9,190. Language: English. Published: August 27, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » By region
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 Chicago's Loop (North End) 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 Real Story of John Wesley Hardin, The Meanest s.o.b. in the Old West
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,050. Language: English. Published: August 26, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » History » American
John Wesley Hardin killed for the joy of killing. He always felt he was persecuted for his Southern feelings. He deplored the black slaves of the south. He was also fast with a six-gun and used it all too often.
Look Up, Chicago! A Walking Tour of the Magnificent Mile
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 6,200. Language: English. Published: August 25, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » By region
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 Chicago's Magnificent Mile 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.
German Border Guard Aviation
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 2,400. Language: English. Published: August 25, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » History » Civilization
the German Federal Border Police BGS comprises a uniformed police force reporting to the Ministry of the Interior.The BGS monitors Germany's borders with non-European countries and German coastal waters. Its officers and helicopter patrol airports, railway lines and ports of entry and exit and aupport other German police agencies when necessary. It is an all rotary-winged force.
Where Were You The Day Camelot Died?
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Price: Free! Words: 2,820. Language: English. Published: August 24, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » History » American
It was November 22, 1963 and I was in driver education class in high school. We were all stunned to learn of the assassination of our beloved President Kennedy. That was also the topic of our 45th class reunion last year in October 2010. What follows is a humorous story of the difference from 1965 to 2010. How we have transgressed from six pack abs to an overhanding belly - no hair & beer.
Operation 'Opera' and Iraq's Osirak Reactor
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 3,240. Language: English. Published: August 24, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
When Israel realized it was in danger of attack from Iraq once its nuclear reactor was commissioned it was decided that the IDF/AF should train to bomb the facility that was still under construction. When Operation Opera' was launched the IDF/AF premier strike plane was the F-4 Phantom II but it was 8 GD F-16s each with 2 2,000lb bombs escorted by F-15A Eagles that did the job with 100% success.
The World of Patience Gromes
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 77,830. Language: English. Published: August 24, 2011 by Cune Press. Category: Nonfiction » History » Africa
"Without seeming to try, The World of Patience Gromes contributes as much to our understanding of the modern black inner-city as any book written in this decade." - Wall Street Journal
Modern Air Interception Radars
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 3,420. Language: English. Published: August 23, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
As a former RAF radar 'bod' that started life on equipment with thermionic valves graduating trough the transistor integrated circuit microprocessor AI 24 Foxhunter radar as well as GPS and FMS I thought a nice little ebook for the 'old stalwarts' who like myself are currently crazing (were all living longer)with a brief overview to modern day fighter interceptor radars and the planes their equip
Look Up, Chicago! A Walking Tour of the Gold Coast
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,580. Language: English. Published: August 23, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » By region
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 Chicago's Gold Coast 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.
Images of WW1
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 1,080. Language: English. Published: August 23, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » History » War
Photographs taken in the Middle East during WW1
BLOOD BATH - The True Teaching of Malcolm X
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 10,050. Language: English. Published: August 22, 2011 by Secretarius MEMPS. Category: Nonfiction » History » Contemporary political
Blood Bath - The True Teachings Of Malcolm X Seldom Told By Elijah Muhammad A very candid and open lecture about Malcolm X a few days after he had been kill by an FBI undercover operation. Part of the book address his "New" philosophical teaching, which laid the base for many black nationalist organizations, most famous of which was the Black Panther Party.
Swift Boat Down
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 56,190. Language: English. Published: August 22, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » History » War
A Swift Boat is sunk by two rockets from an unidentified aircraft near the border between North and South Vietnam. It is June 15/16th, 1968, around midnight, and now five sailors are dead or missing. Two survivors and several witnesses report seeing lighted aircraft that move and hover like helicopters flying in the area. U.S. Jets are scrambled to the scene and report hits on enemy aircraft.
A Walking Tour of Huntsville, Alabama
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,390. Language: English. Published: August 20, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » By region
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 Huntsville, Alabama 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.
Katrina Wedding
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 60,200. Language: English. Published: August 18, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » History » American
A true story from south Mississippi about a couple trying to keep their October wedding date after losing everything to Hurricane Katrina.
Legacy of a Monarch- an Amercian Journey
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 31,220. Language: English. Published: August 17, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » History » American
The biography of Byron "Mex" Johnson, an All-Star Negro League baseball player of the 1930s-1940s.It is a history of not only a black baseball player, but of an African-Americans journey through American history.With a forward by President Bill Clinton and an introduction by Don Baylor, Legacy of a Monarch was honored and inducted into the Baseball Hall of Fame 2006.
A History of Wine in France from the Gauls to the Eighteenth Century
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Series: Le Grand d'Aussy's History of French Food. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 28,990. Language: English. Published: August 17, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » History » History of things
One of the most complete histories of wine in France was written in the eighteenth century, a long chapter within Le Grand d'Aussy's work on French food and wine. Le Grand starts with the Gauls, Greeks and Romans and the introduction of wine into France and continues through the centuries, discussing the appearance of the bottle, the best wines and grapes of his time and a host of other details.
Not So Fast: Meandering Through Angels Camp, California
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,800. Language: English. Published: August 16, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » By region
Meandering Through Angels Camp explores the mining and literary history of one of California's best preserved Gold Rush towns. (4800 words) The Not So Fast travel essays explore fascinating places for readers who enjoy slow and easy travels — who like photographing landscapes, wandering gentle trails, strolling through libraries or along ocean beaches, who like to check out historic buildings.
The Fable of Megastan
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 24,200. Language: English. Published: August 15, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » History » Middle East
This book is a rollicking retelling of the past 26 years of Iraqi history, with America playing the role of Iraq and a fictional country called Megastan playing the role of America. Its aim is to humanize the stretch of Iraqi history that falls between 1980 and 2006 (and take several hilarious jabs at the powers that be in the process).