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Diary for a Day: 23rd April 2011
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Price: Free! Words: 5,870. Language: English. Published: May 27, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » History » Modern / 21st Century
The residents of Chudleigh, a small town in Devon, kept a diary for 23rd April 2011, which was both St George's Day and Easter Saturday. The diaries were displayed as part of the Chudleigh Literary Festival on 18th July 2011. They are now brought together in book form as input to the social history of Chudleigh.
EINSTEIN, HOUDINI, JEHOVAH & other disturbed souls
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 68,880. Language: English. Published: May 26, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » History » Biography
Einstein, Houdini, Jehovah (the dark side of God), Charlie Sheen & 12 others are discussed.
THE HOPI HI-SUT-SI-NOM (The Ancient Ones)
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 43,270. Language: English. Published: May 25, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » History » Native American
For the first time in the history of the Hopi people a Hopi Kikmongwi is sharing his NAVOTI with an outsider and now with this book, with the world. He risked criticism from his people, but he says it is now time to share this knowledge with the rest of the world. His major concern is that this knowledge will be lost to the younger generations of the Hopi people.
A Luminous Future
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 111,640. Language: English. Published: May 25, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » History » European
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The Second World War is over but the lives of the inhabitants of Lupoaia (Valley of the Wolves), a little village in Transylvania, are thrown into turmoil with the imposition of drastic, senseless changes by a new regime, intent on creating a new man for a new society. The new totalitarian government threatens to eliminate the Flonta family by declaring Teodor's father an 'enemy of the people.'
Vermont Covered Bridges
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Series: Covered Bridges of North America, Book 14. Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 26,760. Language: English. Published: May 24, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Architecture
A Source book for Photographers and Explorers Descriptions to all of Vermont's Remaining Historic Covered Bridges, as well as multiple photos. GPS Positions and written directions. Photo tips for each bridge. A short history of Covered Bridges in North America and a review of the various Truss Types. Self Guided Tours which cover every bridge.
A Common Bond II
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 26,740. Language: English. Published: May 23, 2012 by MilSpeak Books. Category: Fiction » Poetry » Themes & motifs
This eloquent anthology, carefully stitched together by veteran Richard Epstein, contains poetry, prose, and songs written by 21 Memorial Day Writers' Project participants, and spans 1993 – 2011, a period in United States history that began in peacetime and has stretched into the longest war fought since Viet Nam. This sampling will make your heart bleed, but your soul will smile.
The Americas Secret Weapon and The Emergence of Mr. Barack Obama
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Series: Amerca's Secret Weapon, 9781452445182. Price: $19.95 USD. Words: 18,040. Language: English. Published: May 23, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » History » Ancient
More than a billion people will return to Israel from the Americas and other parts of the world; as more ancestors of Jacob come home. They will come to cities they did not build, to houses they did not build, to homes filled with good things which they did not put there, to wells they did not dig, to plants and gardens they did not start the growth--and there will be room enough for all...
The War of the Copper Kings
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 86,850. Language: English. Published: May 23, 2012 by Riverbend Publishing. Category: Nonfiction » History » American
A the dawn of the 20th century, Butte, Montana was the richest hill on earth. Copper was the treasure, eagerly sought for wiring the modern world, and the hard rock below Butte was riddled with thick veins of the precious metal. Those who controlled the copper could make billions of dollars, the fortune sought by three men who fought for Butte’s mineral wealth.
Blowing Out The Stink: Life on a Lumber and Cod Schooner, 1897-1947
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 66,570. Language: English. Published: May 23, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » History » North America
Blowing Out the Stink—a fisherman’s phrase for doing laundry at sea—tells the story of the lumber and cod schooner Wawona and the quirky adventures of her captains and crews in the North Pacific.
The Bear Marches West: 12 Scenarios for 1980s NATO vs Warsaw Pact Wargames
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 7,490. Language: British English. Published: May 23, 2012 by Shilka Publishing. Category: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Games, puzzles and brain twisters
The Bear Marches West contains 12 wargame scenarios set during a fictional Warsaw Pact invasion of West Germany in the 1980s. All the scenarios are based on battles depicted in well-known novels, and are designed to be used with whatever rules the players wish.
Deeper Into The Mystery
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 37,180. Language: English. Published: May 21, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » History » Historical Geography
Journey Deeper into the Mystery of the sacred places of Aotearoa (New Zealand) with Gary Cook. as he takes you on an inspiring pilgrimage through the awesome landscapes of this land to twelve sacred sites in Aotearoa. Share his adventures and findings - natural and supernatural - along the way as he bears three gifts to each site. This book may well inspire you to go on your own nature pilgrimage.
The Crisis
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Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 175,760. Language: English. Published: May 21, 2012 and represented by David Halpern. Category: Nonfiction » History » Contemporary political
THE CRISIS utilizes groundbreaking discussions with American leaders, as well as previously classified documents and interviews. Harris's gripping narrative races from Washington to Tehran to Paris to Panama, tracking a dying shah, a flailing Carter, an ascending Khomeini, the disastrous Desert One rescue attempt, and the lives of the Americans held in blindfolds amid a revolution like none other.
The Mardale Hunt - A History
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 43,210. Language: English. Published: May 20, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » History » European
Using material written at the time and original photographs, this book tells the story of the Mardale Hunt and the annual Shepherds' Meet that for centuries took place in the now flooded Mardale valley.
Touchstone (2. Family at War) - a time travel Blitz story
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 20,730. Language: English. Published: May 20, 2012. Category: Fiction » Romance » Time travel
Continuing the adventures of Rachel and Danny, a pair of mismatched History students who stumble upon an old gravestone that catapults them back in time. Dealing with the catastrophic fallout of their previous encounter with Amy Parker in 1912, they now race to locate Amy during the 1940 Blitz and become caught up in the nightly German bombings of Birmingham and their chilling aftermath.
How Canada Won the Great War
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Price: $5.79 USD. Words: 9,740. Language: English. Published: May 19, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
For nearly 100 years Canada's role in ending WWI sooner than anyone thought possible has gone largely unrecognized. The Canadian Corp led by unlikely citizen soldier, Arthur Currie, became the premiere fighting force on the Western Front. Canadian soldiers hailed from hard scrabble farms and logging camps. Their natural survival and hunting instincts were exactly what the Great War required.
Five Fatal Flaws of Flt123
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Price: $3.50 USD. Words: 10,240. Language: English. Published: May 19, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » History » Historiography
A documentary of the world's worst single air disaster. A step by step of the before, during, and aftermath of the last 32 minutes of deadly errors leading to what is still regarded as the World's worst singular air crash.
The Planet-Girded Suns: The History of Human Thought About Extrasolar Worlds
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 87,430. Language: English. Published: May 18, 2012 by Ad Stellae Books. Category: Nonfiction » History » Civilization
From the late 17th century until the end of the 19th, almost all educated people believed that the stars are suns surrounded by inhabited planets. This book, first published by Atheneum in 1974 and now updated to include the scientific knowledge gained during the past 40 years, tells the story of the rise, fall, and eventual renewal of widespread conviction that we are not alone in the universe.
Rho Magna, the Laotian War Dragon
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Price: Free! Words: 3,860. Language: English. Published: May 17, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » History » War
Combat fighter pilot Mark Berent writes of a dragon-shaped karst mountain in Laos along the Ho Chi Minh Trail that bristles with physical and psychological danger. He writes of it as he first saw it on an F-4 FAC mission from Ubon RTAFB in 1969. Then he adds an excerpt from "Phantom Leader," one of his historical fiction books about war and politics in the Vietnam era.
2012 DoD Report on Progress Toward Security and Stability in Afghanistan; U.S. Plan for Sustaining the Afghanistan National Security Forces
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 48,420. Language: English. Published: May 17, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
Issued in April 2012, this important Department of Defense report provides an up-to-date status on the war in Afghanistan.
The Federalist Regained
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You set the price! Words: 12,920. Language: English. Published: May 16, 2012. Category: Essay » Political
An American writer offers a riposte to Alexander Hamilton and a fresh interpretation of the Bill of Rights.