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Gods Sorely Tested Child
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Price: $5.50 USD. Words: 63,240. Language: English. Published: April 7, 2013 by Memoirs Publishing. Category: Essay » Literature
God’s sorely-tested child offers new insights into German poet Annette von Droste-Hülshoffs life and work, focusing on her poetic cycle Das Geistliche Jahr (The Spiritual Year) and presenting a complete translation of it.
The Scimitar and the Veil: Extraordinary Women of Islam
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 141,210. Language: English. Published: April 6, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » History » Middle East
The first popular history and overview of Muslim women and their great accomplishments. It portrays over 50 extraordinary Muslim women from the birth of Islam in the 7th century CE through the 19th century who have played crucial roles in shaping the religion and in scholarship, the arts and much more.
Air National Guard Family Guide: History, Structure, Life, Managing Deployment, When Bad Things Happen, Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder
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Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 78,830. Language: English. Published: April 5, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
The Air National Guard (ANG) is part of both the National Guard and the Air Force. As part of the National Guard, the ANG falls under the administration of the National Guard Bureau and is funded by the federal government.
Battlefield of the Cold War - The Nevada Test Site, Volume I, Atmospheric Nuclear Weapons Testing 1951 -1963, Fallout and Radiation Concerns, From Moratorium to Test Ban Treaty, Hydrogen Bomb Tests
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 79,920. Language: English. Published: April 5, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
This is a comprehensive history of an important chapter in the history of the Cold War, American atmospheric atomic tests at the Nevada Test Site and elsewhere, providing unique insight into the successes, failures, and controversies of the program.
One Man
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 32,400. Language: English. Published: April 4, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » History » American
An old knight. An eccentric sailor. A Brigadier General. An ex-slave. A professor of oratory. What do all of these men have in common? They were all once ordinary men who performed extraordinary feats and, by doing so, forever changed the course of history. The fact that one man can make a difference is actually substantiated by the fact that it is usually one man that does!
Red Steel: Soviet Tanks and Combat Vehicles of the Cold War
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 23,030. Language: British English. Published: April 4, 2013 by Shilka Publishing. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
The Cold War never heated up, but if it had, the Soviet Union was ready. This reference work details 73 major Soviet war machines, from the 2P26 "Baby Carriage" - a deceptively light, Jeep-like vehicle mounting four anti-tank missiles - to the T-80U main battle tank with its advanced armour and electronic countermeasures.
Lisia: Vortigern's Island
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 111,530. Language: British English. Published: April 3, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » History » Medieval
This book is about the ancient and early medieval history of Guernsey and the other Channel Islands, set in the wider context of north-west Europe. The Channel Islands were of religious significance to the surrounding areas of north-west France (Armorica) in ancient times, and were also important links in the trade route for tin and other metals of British origin.
Cartea despre demnitate
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Price: Free! Words: 84,970. Language: Romanian. Published: April 3, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » History » Biography
We should all ask ourselves the logical question: what would I have done? In 1989, in the last days of Ceaușescu`s regime, a young man who was ready to graduate from high school had just a few options. Normality did not exist any longer. As far as I was concerned, 1989 came at the right moment, before I got to answer this question: what road will I take?
Is It Me? The Joseph Heffernan Story
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Price: $4.49 USD. Words: 86,870. Language: English. Published: April 2, 2013 by The Manuscript Publisher. Category: Nonfiction » True Crime » Murder
Is It Me? The Joseph Heffernan Story: Last Man Hanged in Kilmainham Gaol, Dublin. Early 20th Century British Injustice in Ireland. A century old Irish murder mystery is re-opened. Joseph Heffernan paid the ultimate price for the murder of Mary Walker in Mullingar, Ireland in 1909. Mary Walker was the innocent victim of a brutal murder. But was Joseph Heffernan also innocent of the crime?
Adventurers Against Their Will: Extraordinary World War II Stories of Survival, Escape, and Connection-Unlike Any Others
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Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 86,110. Language: English. Published: April 2, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Cultural heritage
2013 Global Ebook Award Winner: Nonfiction Biography Sorting through her parents belongings after their deaths, Joanie Holzer Schirm discovered an extraordinary lost world. Hand-written on faded and brittle stationary, stamped by censors, were 400 letters from 78 correspondents-along with carbon copies of the letters her Czech father had sent to them during World War II. An unforgettable story!
Why My Father Ran
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 36,250. Language: English. Published: March 31, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » History » Holocaust
A powerful and emotional biography of holocaust survivor, Sam Shatz, as told by his daughter. Leaving his memoirs intact, she has painstakingly transcribed them from numerous sources so you can 'hear his story in his voice.' Henia shares what it was like to grow up as the daughter of a holocaust survivor.
Nuclear Navy: The U.S. Naval Nuclear Propulsion Program - Submarines, Aircraft Carriers, Shipyards, Support Facilities and Tenders, Training Program, History of First Nuclear Propulsion Plants
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Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 23,310. Language: English. Published: March 31, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
This is a comprehensive, up-to-date survey of the U.S. Navy's nuclear propulsion program. Navy warships are deployed around the world every hour of every day to provide a credible "forward presence," ready to respond on the scene wherever America's interests are threatened.
Atomic Shield: A History of the United States Atomic Energy Commission (AEC) - Volume II, 1947-1952 - Terrible Responsibility, Call to Arms, Nuclear Arsenal, Quest for the Super (Hydrogen Bomb)
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 326,050. Language: English. Published: March 30, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
Atomic Shield, the second volume in a historical series, begins in January, 1947, when the Commission assumed responsibility for the nation's atomic energy program; it ends with the detonation of the first thermonuclear device and the Presidential election in November, 1952.
The New World: A History of the United States Atomic Energy Commission (AEC) - Volume 1, 1939 to 1946 - The Race for the Atomic Bomb, Uranium 235, Plutonium, Controlling the Bomb after World War II
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 359,160. Language: English. Published: March 29, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
This is the highly regarded official history of the birth of the atomic age and the Atomic Energy Commission (AEC). The foreword states: No other development in our lifetime has been fraught with such consequences for good or evil as has atomic fission.
The Pencil Case
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 123,950. Language: English. Published: March 28, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
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A hit on the head with a pencil case began Paul Wilson's lifelong battle against the system and the pencil-pushers who tormented him. Neither wrongful incarceration nor childhood abuse and deprivation could break Paul Wilson’s indomitable spirit, but survival meant an endless battle against the system that stole him from his family and denied him his freedom and his identity.
The Atomic Energy Commission and the History of Nuclear Energy: Official Histories from the Department of Energy - From the Discovery of Fission to Nuclear Power; Production of Early Nuclear Arsenal
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Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 24,070. Language: English. Published: March 28, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
This document traces the history of our discoveries about atoms. We begin with the ideas of the Greek philosophers. Then we follow the path to the early scientists who discovered radioactivity. Finally, we reach modern-day use of atoms as a valuable source of energy.
Haunted Africa: True Ghost Stories Part I
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 23,830. Language: English. Published: March 28, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » New Age » The Paranormal
Haunted Africa: True Ghost Stories Part 1 includes a compilation of African stories from South Africa, Zimbabwe and Uganda which explores demonic possessions, haunted dwellings, child ritual abuse, witchcraft and African goblins. Anything can happen in Africa; strange creatures show themselves all the time and you might have read about how people get their way all the time using goblins..
The AVMA: 150 Years of Education, Science and Service (Volume 4)
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Price: Free! Words: 22,800. Language: English. Published: March 27, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » History » American
This book is a celebration of the American Veterinary Medical Association (AVMA) and all it has accomplished for its members and the veterinary profession during its first 150 years. This fourth volume contains Chapters 6-8.
The AVMA: 150 Years of Education, Science and Service (Volume 3)
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Price: Free! Words: 21,440. Language: English. Published: March 27, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » History » American
This book is a celebration of the American Veterinary Medical Association (AVMA) and all it has accomplished for its members and the veterinary profession during its first 150 years. This third volume contains Chapters 3-5.
The AVMA: 150 Years of Education, Science and Service (Volume 2)
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Price: Free! Words: 22,820. Language: English. Published: March 27, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » History » American
This book is a celebration of the American Veterinary Medical Association (AVMA) and all it has accomplished for its members and the veterinary profession during its first 150 years. This second volume contains Chapter 2.