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Apollo and America's Moon Landing Program: Apollo 17 Official NASA Mission Reports and Press Kit - 1972 Sixth and Final Lunar Landing - Astronauts Cernan, Evans, and Schmitt
By Progressive Management
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 112,360. Language: English. Published: December 5, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Astronomy
Three comprehensive official NASA documents - converted for accurate flowing-text ebook format reproduction - chronicle the flight of Apollo 17, the sixth and final Apollo lunar landing featuring the first scientist-astronaut, Harrison "Jack" Schmitt.
Apollo and America's Moon Landing Program - "Before This Decade is Out...." Personal Reflections on the Apollo Program (NASA SP-4223) by von Braun, Kranz, Lunney, Duke, Schmitt, Low, Faget, Webb
By Progressive Management
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 125,690. Language: English. Published: December 5, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Astronomy
This official NASA history document - converted for accurate flowing-text e-book format reproduction - provides enlightening tales about the Apollo lunar landing program by those who were there: astronauts (Duke and Schmitt), managers and scientists (von Braun, Webb, Paine, Gilruth, Mueller, Low, Faget, Rogers, Guin).
Cat Pies - feline historical trivia.
By Grace Elliot
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 14,530. Language: English. Published: December 5, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » History » History of things
Cat Pies - Feline Historical Trivia (by Grace Elliot) Non-fiction - for lovers of cats, history and trivia! Did the Victorian's really eat 'cat pies'? Why are cats said to have nine lives? Is 'cat-gut' really made from cats? Who invented the cat flap? You'll find the answer to these and many other cat related trivia questions in 'Cat Pies.'
Gullah Ghosts: Stories and Folktales from Brookgreen Gardens in the South Carolina Lowcountry with Notes on Gullah Culture and History
By Lynn Michelsohn
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 17,960. Language: English. Published: December 4, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » By region
(5.00 from 3 reviews)
Meet . . . the shrieking ghost of Crab Boy lost forever to a fierce marsh creature ~ an ingenious slave matching wits with his plantation owner ~ the unique residents of isolated Sandy Island . . . all "ghosts" of the African-American Gullah culture once so alive along the South Carolina coast (10,000 words, 4 illustrations, 84 pages in paperback) from the longer book, "Tales from Brookgreen."
Apollo and America's Moon Landing Program: Apollo 16 Official NASA Mission Reports and Press Kit - 1972 Fifth Lunar Landing at Descartes - Astronauts Young, Mattingly, and Duke
By Progressive Management
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 136,300. Language: English. Published: December 3, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Astronomy
Three comprehensive official NASA documents - converted for accurate flowing-text ebook format reproduction - chronicle the flight of Apollo 16, which landed at Descartes in 1972. Two technical mission reports, the Manned Spacecraft Center (MSC) Apollo Mission Report and the NASA Headquarters Mission Operation Report (MOR), provide complete details about every aspect of the mission.
NASA History Series: The Birth of NASA - The Diary of T. Keith Glennan, The First Years of America's Space Agency, Eisenhower, Kennedy, Saturn, Moon Landing, Communications Satellites (NASA SP-4105)
By Progressive Management
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 218,220. Language: English. Published: December 3, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Astronomy
This official NASA history series document - converted for accurate flowing-text e-book format reproduction - contains the journal of NASA's first administrator, T. Keith Glennan, appointed in August 1958. It reveals the inner workings of the agency as it struggled to gain a foothold amid the politics of Washington.
True Life - The Soldier who Served Under Three Flags
By Brian Comerford
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 1,230. Language: English. Published: December 3, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
Clem Ryan, from Ireland, served in the Armed Forces of Ireland, Britain and the United States.He visited Hiroshima six months after the Atom Bomb. He provides a chilling first person account of that visit. He volunteered for service in Vietnam and was awarded the Bronze Star for Meritorious Service. This is his story.
An Introduction to Hadrian's Wall: One Hundred Questions About the Roman Wall Answered
By M. C. Bishop
Series: Per Lineam Valli, Book 1. Price: $1.50 USD. Words: 15,530. Language: English. Published: December 2, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
This book provides a friendly and accessible introduction to Hadrian's Wall in the form of 100 questions and their answers. Designed to appeal to all who have heard of (but do not necessarily know much about) this important monument, it is written by an archaeologist who has walked, driven, cycled, flown, illustrated, photographed and even excavated on Hadrian's Wall
A Quick Guide To Old Baldoyle
By Michael. J Hurley
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 6,010. Language: English. Published: December 2, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » History » European
This book gives a short explanation of the origins of placenames in the area of the old village of Baldoyle in County Dublin, Ireland.
The Lid is Lifted
By Paul D Kennedy
Price: $4.17 USD. Words: 129,040. Language: English. Published: December 1, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » History » Middle East
(5.00 from 1 review)
What happens when you are held a gun-point, friends are raped, others are killed, your life destroyed? You get scared, really frightened. Then ... You get angry! And you learn to focus that anger ... to survive and fight back as best you know how. This is the true story of what happened in Kuwait in August 1990 when Iraq invaded. A terse narrative, it is based on the writer's diary.
The Schrader Letters 1871-1896
By Caroline Gaden
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 45,020. Language: English. Published: November 30, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » History » Biography
The Schrader Letters give a wonderful insight into the triumphs and struggles, loves and hates, quarrels and makeups, birth and deaths of the family of Dr CUD Schrader in rural NSW. Covering a period of twenty five years, from 1871 to 1896, the letters are a rich social history of the time as Australia moved towards nationhood.
Apollo and America's Moon Landing Program - Project Apollo: The Tough Decisions (Seamans Report), and Managing the Moon Program: Lessons Learned From Project Apollo (Oral History Workshop)
By Progressive Management
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 88,290. Language: English. Published: November 30, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Astronomy
These official NASA history documents - converted for accurate flowing-text e-book format reproduction - provide unique accounts of the Apollo lunar landing program from the NASA decision makers and leaders of the era: Robert C. Seamans, Jr., Howard Tindall, George Mueller, Owen Morris, Maxime Faget, Robert Gilruth, and Christopher Kraft.
Look Up, Fort Wayne! A Walking Tour of Fort Wayne, Indiana
By Doug Gelbert
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,880. Language: English. Published: November 30, 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 Fort Wayne, Indiana 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 Diary of a Southern Lady: Georgina B. Devlin
By Katharine Jones
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 110,020. Language: English. Published: November 30, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » History » American
Georgina B. Devlin was an immigrant from England to Mississippi. In 1852 she began keeping her diary of her life, primarily in Yazoo City and for a few years in Winona. From then until 1912 she recorded events at home and in the world around her. Edited to include introductory materials and well footnoted.
Apollo and America's Moon Landing Program: Apollo 15 Official NASA Mission Reports and Press Kit - 1971 Fourth Lunar Landing, First with Lunar Roving Vehicle - Astronauts Scott, Irwin, Worden
By Progressive Management
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 110,700. Language: English. Published: November 29, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Astronomy
Three comprehensive official NASA documents - converted for accurate flowing-text ebook format reproduction - chronicle the scientifically productive flight of Apollo 15, which was the first moon landing mission to use the LRV, or lunar rover.
Project Mercury: A Chronology - A History of America's First Manned Spacecraft for the Shepard, Grissom, Glenn, Carpenter, Schirra, Cooper Flights (NASA SP-4001)
By Progressive Management
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 67,970. Language: English. Published: November 29, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Astronomy
This official NASA history document - converted for accurate flowing-text e-book format reproduction - is a comprehensive account of the events of Project Mercury, America's first manned spacecraft.
Look Up, Springfield! A Walking Tour of Springfield, Illinois
By Doug Gelbert
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,080. Language: English. Published: November 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 Springfield, Illinois 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.
Apollo and America's Moon Landing Program: Apollo 14 Official NASA Mission Reports and Press Kit - 1971 Third Lunar Landing - Astronauts Shepard, Roosa, and Mitchell
By Progressive Management
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 90,380. Language: English. Published: November 28, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Astronomy
Three comprehensive official NASA documents - converted for accurate flowing-text e-book format reproduction - chronicle the successful flight of Apollo 14, which resumed the lunar landing program following the Apollo 13 accident.
Apollo and America's Moon Landing Program: Apollo 13 Accident Cortright Review Board Report with Findings and Recommendations about the In-flight Oxygen Tank Explosion - Lovell, Haise, and Swigert
By Progressive Management
Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 41,780. Language: English. Published: November 26, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Astronomy
Converted for accurate flowing-text e-book format reproduction, this NASA accident investigation board report - named after its chairman, Edgar Cortright - provides unique details, including a complete incident timeline, about the causes of the Apollo 13 accident in April 1970.
Apollo and America's Moon Landing Program: Apollo 13 Official NASA Mission Reports and Press Kit - April 1970 Aborted Third Lunar Landing Attempt "Successful Failure" - Lovell, Haise, and Swigert
By Progressive Management
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 76,670. Language: English. Published: November 26, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Astronomy
Three comprehensive official NASA documents - converted for accurate flowing-text e-book format reproduction - chronicle the incredible flight of Apollo 13, which returned safely to Earth after aborting its planned lunar landing in April 1970. (Please note that due to space constraints, the Cortright Apollo 13 Review Board report is available as a separate ebook.)