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With a Net: An Internet Memoir
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 49,680. Language: English. Published: September 27, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » History » History of things
From early BBS's to Facebook, J.A. Bell has been navigating the maze of the online world for years. Now he tells the story of his journey, while sharing the histories of his favorite Internet haunts along with the relationships he formed there. With a Net is funny, poignant, and informative at turns, bringing people and places of the Internet to life.
The Castle Ciphers
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Price: Free! Words: 9,430. Language: English. Published: September 27, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » History » History of things
A small fortune, unknown until now, remains hidden on a small estate in Buckhannon, WV known by the locals as The Castle. Local legends tell of angered spirits, a curse and even a series of underground catacombs associated with the estate. Greed is a powerful drug. One that binds people to their most prized possessions all throughout life and even afterward. The Castle is living proof.
Camp Ellis
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 31,970. Language: English. Published: September 26, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » History » American
Camp Ellis is a true story that traces the adventures of two young brothers as their father closes down a deserted Army base in Illinois from the Second World War. The book also chronicles the success of the two boys on the junior high basketball team of the small town of Ipava, Illinois.
Maine Covered Bridges
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Series: Covered Bridges of North America, Book 5. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 4,370. Language: English. Published: September 26, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » Travel - Reference
A Source book for Photographers and Explorers Descriptions and photos to all of Maine's 10 Remaining Historic Covered Bridges. GPS Positions and written directions. Photo tips for each bridge to make sure you have the least amount of hassle in getting there. Step by Step directions for 5 of the finest bridges to use for your own Self Guided tour. Short history and construction methods included
Ray and Ami
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 65,400. Language: English. Published: September 25, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » History » War
World War II was one of the most momentous periods in the history of the world. All Americans were deeply affected by the war, and each individual played his or her part in the effort to secure victory against Fascist tyranny. Charles “Ray” Woodworth and Amaryllis Rogers were two ordinary Americans caught up in the maelstrom of war, and this true story chronicles their experiences.
A Kids Guide to the American Revolution
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 8,120. Language: English. Published: September 24, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » History » North America
The war was raging all around him. Johnny was only twelve years old, so he wasn’t allowed to pick up a gun or to be a soldier. However, he still had a very important job on the battlefield: he was the messenger for American Major General Gates. While he waited for the scouts to come back with their reports of British troop movements, Johnny could hear the musket balls whizzing above him, breaking
Spies of the American Revolution: The History of George Washington's Secret Spying Ring (The Culper Ring)
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 10,630. Language: English. Published: September 24, 2012 by BookCaps. Category: Nonfiction » History » North America
Spies! Treason! Conspiracy! The American Revolution? The Culper Spying Ring had all the ingredients of a modern spy movie--just replaces gadgets with muskets. This book looks at the incredible history of Washington's famous spying ring. With a gripping narrative this book will read more like a John le Carré spy novel than a history book. HistoryCaps is an imprint of BookCaps Study Guides. With
Song of the Stone
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 59,200. Language: English. Published: September 24, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » History » Australia & New Zealand
Barry Brailsford shares his journey into sacred knowledge held close within the higher realms of the Maori and Native American worlds. The Elders said, “The stars define this moment – they open doors of opportunity- we ask you to weave words of hope for those who seek an better life and a kinder world.” This call to walk the ancient trails changed his life. Who knows – it might change yours?
(P)art*(P)arte Poetry*Poesia
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 3,080. Language: English. Published: September 22, 2012 by Spero Publishing. Category: Fiction » Poetry » European poetry
A collection of poems in English and Portuguese, inspired by the exhibits in the Gulbenkian Museum. Each poem appears in both languages, and many are accompanied by photos taken by the author. Experience the beauty of the treasures of the Gulbenkian from wherever you are comfortable...
America - The Owner's Manual: How Your Country Really Works and How to Keep It Running
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 28,820. Language: English. Published: September 22, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » History » American
America - The Owner's Manual offers historical perspective on modern America, a must for thoughtful, informed citizenship. The book comprises posts from Professor Harvey Asher's even-handed and respected blog. Essays include "Politics As Usual," "American Capitalism: Moving Beyond Blind Faith," and "Immigration and the Myth of the One True American," plus sage advice on "Really Reading the News."
Joint Doctrine for Operations in Nuclear, Biological, and Chemical (NBC) Environments (Joint Publication 3-11) - Combat Operations, Health Service Support, Hazard Considerations
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Price: $1.75 USD. Words: 40,660. Language: English. Published: September 21, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
This publication sets forth principles to assist commanders and staffs to plan for and conduct operations in which their forces may encounter the employment or threat of nuclear, biological, and chemical weapons and other toxic materials.
Wars, Reformations and Illegitimate Heirs: How the Tudor Dynasty Changed England
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Series: The Tudor Dynasty, Book 1. Price: $3.50 USD. Words: 24,590. Language: English. Published: September 20, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » History » Modern / 16th Century
The Tudor Dynasty lasted from 1485, after the Battle of Bosworth, to 1603, with the death of Elizabeth I. The country went through many changes during these 118 years and this book goes into detail of the different monarchs and those changes.
My Way or the Highway: The True Story or Richard Mourdock’s Job Killing Quest Against the American Automotive Industry and How it Launched a TEA Party Hero
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Price: Free! Words: 9,570. Language: English. Published: September 19, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » History
This book tells the story of a man who put the livelihoods of millions of Americans at risk. This book is not a case not against Richard Mourdock the man, but the motives and judgment that render him unfit for office.
A Symposium of Lectures and Articles on Military Mapping Section Three: Two Views from Inside Lincoln’s Office
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Series: A Symposium of Lectures and Articles on Military Mapping, Book 3. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,920. Language: English. Published: September 19, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » History » American
Two articles: "Since I Came to This Place" describes President Lincoln's White House Office. The second article describes Francis Carpenter's famous painting. All of the items shown in the painting, from the pictures on the wall to the papers on the floor, have some significance in relation to the preparation and presentation of the Emancipation Proclamation. Nothing is incidental.
White River Junctions
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 77,360. Language: English. Published: September 19, 2012 by f/64 Publishing. Category: Nonfiction » History » North America
This fascinating look at White River Junction relates the history of this Vermont river town to the country at large. Norman puts faces, names, and anecdotes to the forces that shaped the American Century. The opening chapters tell the town's story through histories of the railroad and several buildings. The final chapters introduce residents whose lives show a town--and country--in transition.
Spies and Spying in the Civil War: The Amazing Stories of Elizabeth Van Lew, Harriet Tubman, Thaddeus Lowe, Saving Mr. Lincoln, Intelligence Collection in the North and South, New Tools, Overseas
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Price: $2.79 USD. Words: 53,440. Language: English. Published: September 19, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » History » North America
This unique compilation of three documents provides a fascinating look at the role of spies and intelligence in the conduct of the American Civil War.
As I Remember It
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 12,890. Language: English. Published: September 18, 2012 by L. J. Emory Publishing. Category: Nonfiction » History » Family history
The building of a historic railroad. A tragic drowning. Cooking for hungry threshers. Celebrating the end of WWI. At 93, Mildred Hayward Bonzo experienced nearly a century of our country’s history. This careful recounting of her rural Ohio Valley childhood is a gift from her heart.
The History of the Civil War for Kids
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Series: A History Just for Kids, Book 17. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 8,230. Language: English. Published: September 17, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » History » American
The men had been marching for days, it seemed. It was late June in the year 1863, and they had been fighting for a long time. These Union soldiers were serious men and they recognized how important it was for them to keep fighting this war. Even so, there were times when it wasn’t easy. In their heavy blue uniforms made of dyed blue wool, they felt very hot. The sweat rolled down their foreheads
The CIA The American Way
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Price: $1.25 USD. Words: 2,840. Language: English. Published: September 17, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » History » American
From small beginnings in 1946, the CIA of America grew out of all proportions to become one of the most powerful civilian agencies in the world untouchable by all they had a free hand to commit assassinations, overthrow foreign governments and even have a hand in the dismissal of one of there own Presidents. Join me as we trace the fall from power of the CIA one time partner of Bin Laden of Al
Rebel Rebellion
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 40,930. Language: English. Published: September 17, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » History » Family history
A 19th century true historical tale of the life of a young man from the rural moutains of western North Carolina. It tells of his youthful family relations, his struggles with adolescence, first love and his documented Civil War experiences; from his enlistment and training in the Confederate Army, to his survival in battle and imprisonment in one of the war's most notorious Union prison camps.