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A Walking Tour of Miami, Florida
By Doug Gelbert
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,250. Language: English. Published: July 5, 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 Miami, Florida 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.
A Carta de Pero Vaz de Caminha
By Jonas Caldas
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 7,860. Language: Portuguese. Published: July 4, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » History » South American
Escrivao da frota de Cabral, Pero Vaz de Caminha redigiu esta carta ao rei Dom Manuel para comunicar-lhe o descobrimento das novas terras. Datada de Porto Seguro, no dia 1º de maio de 1500, foi levada a Lisboa por Gaspar de Lemos, comandante do navio de mantimentos da frota; e o primeiro documento escrito da historia brasileira.
Bound with an Iron Chain: The Untold Story of How the British Transported 50,000 Convicts to Colonial America
By Anthony Vaver
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 16,230. Language: English. Published: July 3, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Social Science » Immigration and Emigration
In 1723, James Bell stole a book from a London bookstall. As punishment, he was loaded on a ship and sent to colonial America, where he was sold as an indentured servant. In telling the epic story of how thousands of British convicts like Bell were separated from families and transported to America in the 18th century, Anthony Vaver challenges the way we think about immigration to early America.
Hunting Songs Volume One: The Lakeland Fell Packs
By Wendy Fraser
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 17,090. Language: English. Published: June 27, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Hunting
Most of the songs in this book have been passed down from generation to generation, each an important part of Lakeland oral history. Hence there is no conventional spelling, punctuation or grammar for these written versions, many containing words of dialect. A glossary of terms & dialect words has been added to help with understanding the characters, events & journeys described within the verses.
The Jesus Legacy
By Amunhotep El Bey
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 6,440. Language: English. Published: June 26, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » History » Middle East / Egypt
This book reveals the true divine image of Egypt's mighty Pharaohs.
The Real Story of David Jack, The Land King
By Alton Pryor
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 3,110. Language: English. Published: June 23, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » History » American
David Jack literally stole thousands of acres of Mexican land grants given to Monterey by the previous Mexican governments. Monterey didn't have the money to satisfy the claims with the U.S. Claims Commission. A lawyer proved the claims legal, but Monterey couldn't afford the legal bill. The Mexican land claims were auctioned off on the courthouse steps.
The Real Story of Wyatt Earp
By Alton Pryor
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 3,400. Language: English. Published: June 23, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » History » American
Wyatt Earp worked both sides of the law, whichever seemed to suit him. He always wanted to be a sheriff, but never got beyond the deputy status. He and his prostitute wife lived a long and happy life prospecting in Alaska and investing their money.
The Real Life of Jesse James
By Alton Pryor
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 6,140. Language: English. Published: June 23, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » History » American
Jesse James returned from the American Civil War and was branded as a criminal because he fought as a rebel on the side of the south. He rode into Lafayette, Missouri to turn himself in, carrying a white flag. A Union soldier spotted him and shot him despite the white flag. He decided if hewas going to be branded an outlaw, he would be one. He was the most famous of all time.
The Real Life of Judge Roy Bean
By Alton Pryor
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 3,490. Language: English. Published: June 23, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » History » American
Judge Roy Bean determined the law to suit his fancy in his courtroom in the area of Texas west of the Pecos. He refused to hear appeals and his decision was final, if not always fair. Still, he did a lot of good for the area's helpless and needy.
The Causes and Effects of World War I
By john ambuli
Price: $3.00 USD. Words: 6,100. Language: English. Published: June 23, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » History » World
The Causes and Effects of World War I
The Real Story of Calamity Jane
By Alton Pryor
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,330. Language: English. Published: June 23, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » History » American
Calamity Jane was a woman in a man's world. She could out-swear, out-drink and out-work most men. She was wildly in love with Wild Bill Hickok, but he didn't return her amorous wishes. In her down years, Calamity Jane worked as a prostitute. She died in poverty.
The Real Story of the Apache Kid
By Alton Pryor
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 1,980. Language: English. Published: June 23, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » History » American
The Apache Kid was a respected member of the U.S. Army Scouts. He became embroiled in a melee that was unavoidable for him and two men were killed. He was threatened with ten years in the hell-hole Yuma State Prison. He escaped and became a fugitive with a large price on his head. He was never caught.
This We'll Defend: The Weapons & Equipment of the U.S. Army
By Russell Phillips
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 11,520. Language: English. Published: June 21, 2011 by Shilka Publishing. Category: Nonfiction » History » War
The U.S. Army is the best-equipped force in military history. This We'll Defend outlines the most important weapons and equipment the Army currently uses. All facts, figures and images in this ebook are direct from publicly available Army sources, edited and annotated to form a short, easy-to-use but comprehensive reference.
A Walking Tour of Lexington, North Carolina
By Doug Gelbert
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,150. Language: English. Published: June 21, 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 Lexington, North Carolina 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.
A Walking Tour of Tarboro, North Carolina
By Doug Gelbert
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,890. Language: English. Published: June 20, 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 Tarboro, North Carolina 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.
We Survived 9/11/2001: The Day The Twin Towers Fell
By Rita Pease
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 4,060. Language: English. Published: June 18, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » History » American
This story is about our near death experience in New York City. We had just visited our son in Denver and were on the way home. If certain travel plans had not been changed, we would not be survivors of 9-11-2001.
A Walking Tour of Salisbury, North Carolina
By Doug Gelbert
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,360. Language: English. Published: June 18, 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 Salisbury, North Carolina 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.
A Walking Tour of Wilson, North Carolina
By Doug Gelbert
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,640. Language: English. Published: June 16, 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 Wilson, North Carolina 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.
A Walking Tour of High Point, North Carolina
By Doug Gelbert
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,090. Language: English. Published: June 14, 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 High Point, North Carolina 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.
Bears; Where They Fought
By Malcolm R. Campbell
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,710. Language: English. Published: June 14, 2011 by Vanilla Heart Publishing. Category: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Nature
This short introduction to Glacier National Park's Swiftcurrent Valley will delight, entertain, and offer a glimpse into the dramatic history of the most beautiful place on Earth... or so many visitors claim!