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Tex-A-Tude!
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 5,960. Language: English. Published: January 21, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » History » American
Tex-A-Tude This book explains why Texans are the way they are...where all that attitude comes from. As a nearly lifelong resident I knew that somehow Texans were just different than most folks. It's like they've been cut from a different piece of cloth. That Texan attitude lead me to believe they possess another gene. I call it the T-Chromosome. I decided to go find it and I did. It's a fun read.
The 11th Airborne Brick
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Price: Free! Words: 23,210. Language: English. Published: January 18, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » History » War
Memoirs of country boy Wayne Miller as he is taken from the hills of Texas and assigned to the 11th Airborne Division, 187th Glider Infantry Regiment in the Pacific Theater in World War II as they fought through Leyte, Luzon and Manila.
I, the People: How Marvin Zindler Busted the Best Little Whorehouse in Texas
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 35,200. Language: English. Published: January 16, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » History » American
Behind the scenes of The Best Little Whorehouse in Texas lies an authentic true crime history yarn just as entertaining and as much a part of the Lone Star State’s many fabled legends. In I, the People, veteran Houston journalist Gary Taylor recreates the real story behind the closing of the Chicken Ranch and explains the forces that unleashed TV icon Marvin Zindler upon the national scene.
Nietzsche's Footfalls
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 71,490. Language: English. Published: January 16, 2012. Category: Fiction » Historical » General
Nietzsche spent the last decade of his life mad in rooms above the archive created by his sister, turning him into a part of Nazi mythology. This book traces the roots that made this possible. It traces Nietzsche’s relationship with Wagner and his sister, his thoughts on Germany and Judaism and women. It is a meditation on how thought can be inverted during the posthumous existence of its writer.
Due Nomi Per Un Incubo
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 1,220. Language: Italian. Published: January 15, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » History » Holocaust
Breve racconto del mio viaggio in uno dei tanti Inferni che l'Umanità ha conosciuto nel Secolo Breve. Forse addirittura L'Inferno Assoluto.
Kampuchea, Year Zero
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Price: $1.00 USD. Words: 10,120. Language: English. Published: January 14, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » History » Asian
“Kampuchea, Year Zero” is my interview of a young Cambodian girl who survived nearly 4 years of Pol Pot, communist leader of the Khmer Rouge.
Slavery: Yesterday, Today and Tomorrow
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 181,440. Language: English. Published: January 14, 2012 by A-Argus Better Book Publishers. Category: Nonfiction » History » Social history
A frank and open look at the situation of slavery as it existed in the world since mankind began its existance and a close examination of slavery as it exists in the 21st Century.
Digging Up Arkansas Diamond Mining History
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Series: Genuine Diamonds Found in Arkansas, Book 7 ยท Genuine Diamonds Found in Arkansas. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 1,950. Language: English. Published: January 13, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » History » American
In this ebook you will work alongside the author as he digs up some ninety-year-old bricks at Arkansas’ Crater of Diamonds State Park. The bricks have letters inscribed on them. Together you will follow the clues and figure out the mystery of the history that these bricks are trying to tell us.
A Handbook of Irish Home Rule with full original text by William Gladstone and others
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 96,760. Language: English. Published: January 13, 2012 by Bretwalda Books. Category: Nonfiction » History » European
This book was written in 1887 at a critical time for the debate on Irish Home Rule and for Gladstone. Its influence on events proved to be great. This edition has an introduction by historian Rupert Matthews that puts this classic work into its historical and political context.
Combat Crew
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 104,060. Language: English. Published: January 11, 2012 and represented by Dystel and Goderich Literary Management. Category: Nonfiction » History » War
Combat Crew is one of the best memoirs about the air war over Europe ever written. John Comer kept a journal of the 25 missions he flew in 1943 when the casualty rate on his base was close to 80%. After each raid Comer gathered the crew together and pieced together the air battle from a 360-degree perspective. His book is handwritten history, recorded within hours after the battles occured.
For Our Beloved Country
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 204,670. Language: English. Published: January 11, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » History » American
War is never more horrifying, and perhaps never more compelling, than when experienced firsthand. The personal accounts collected here — diaries and memoirs written by men on the front lines — constitute a little-known history of American wars. Seven individual narratives cover seven different wars, from the Revolution to the Gulf War.
The Huguenots Come To Ballyronan, Northern Ireland
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 1,020. Language: English. Published: January 11, 2012 by Hazlett Lynch. Category: Nonfiction » History » European
(3.00 from 2 reviews)
The story of how the French Huguenots came to Ballyronan, Northern Ireland, in the late seventeenth century, what they achieved, and the local connections they established. Of interest social historians and lovers of Ireland and her history.
Opium in Thailand
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 7,230. Language: English. Published: January 11, 2012 by Proglen. Category: Nonfiction » History » Asian
Opium in Thailand traces the history of the trade from its beginnings in the late 17th century and its imposition by the British as a trading item on Siam through to the rise of the famed Golden Triangle and the attempts at suppression from the 1960s onwards.
Chekhovs At Home
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Price: Free! Words: 28,020. Language: English. Published: January 9, 2012. Category: Fiction » Plays & Screenplays » Russian
Please God, No Wedding Or Shooting At The End!- Chekhov strives to write The Seagull, while characters from it, his own life, and Hamlet swim in his head. Anton, Himself - Writing a love story after The Seagull flops, Chekhov darts between passion, family, and disaster. Masha, Too - Irrepressibly seized by love, Chekhov's sister wrestles with whether to leave her brother's exciting life to marry
Michigan Covered Bridges
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Series: Covered Bridges of North America, Book 8. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 3,330. Language: English. Published: January 9, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Architecture
A Source book for Photographers and Explorers Descriptions to all of Michigan's 6 Remaining Historic Covered Bridges, as well as multiple photos of each one. GPS Positions and written directions. Photo tips for each bridge. A short history of Covered Bridges in North America and a detailed review of the various Truss Types.
The Cassandra Frost Collection, A decade of writing on remote viewing, intuition and consciousness
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Price: Free! Words: 96,900. Language: English. Published: January 7, 2012 by NewsHooks 2 NewsBooks. Category: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Cosmos
This is the first book that takes a hard look into the dark, dangerous world of remote viewing. Remote viewing was developed during the Cold War to gather intelligence on our enemies but today offers new ways of healing and spiritual awareness. Frost’s book features remote viewing superstars Ed Dames, Ingo Swann, Lyn Buchanan, Stephan Schwartz, Joe McMoneagle, Skip Atwater and Mel Riley.
The Huguenots in London
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 1,200. Language: English. Published: January 7, 2012 by Hazlett Lynch. Category: Nonfiction » History » European
(3.00 from 1 review)
A snapshot of the history of Huguenot refugees from France when they settled in London in the 17th and 18th centuries. Catholic Louis XIV had persecuted the Protestants and they were forced to flee their homes to save their lives. Many came to London, though some continued to Ireland. This story zooms in on one such central London church.
The Ark of the Covenant Operations Manual
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 30,930. Language: English. Published: January 6, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Religious history
(5.00 from 1 review)
How to build an Ark and perform the miraculous feats of the Old Testament.
The Roots of Reno
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 61,870. Language: English. Published: January 5, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » History » North America
(5.00 from 1 review)
Reno was truly Hell on Wheels in the 1920’s. The rest of the nation considered the town Sodom and Gomorra, but that’s only half the truth. Reno offered everything in the way of adult entertainment, from speakeasy’s and houses of ill-repute, to open gaming – legal or not. And it took plenty of sins by the founding fathers to make Reno “The biggest little city in the world.”
Sala - More than a Survivor
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 34,160. Language: English. Published: January 3, 2012 by Fideli Publishing. Category: Nonfiction » History » Holocaust
This is the touching and inspirational story of Sala Lewis, who at age ten was left alone to wander the streets of Poland after her family was taken away by the Nazis. Sala had been out with her friends and came home to find her family gone and the apartment where she lived sealed off. Everything she possessed was no longer hers. She had no family, no clothes, no food, nothing ...