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Old Phonies, Cronies and Other Baloney by Ray Steelman
Price: Free! Words: 33,930. Language: English. Published: July 27, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Family history
Like is a curious turn of events down roads that are often as twisted as a tub of pretzels. It's not the straight and true course that we had envisioned when we set out on this journey that we, with no choosing of our own, were cast head long into nine months before we existed. This a series of short stories...all true.. written by the author and published in magazines across the country.
Talmudic Storytelling: Timeless Lessons from the Ancient Sages by Hershey Harry Friedman
Price: Free! Words: 69,190. Language: English. Published: July 27, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Jewish, Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Judaism / Talmud
About 2,000 years ago, the sages of the Talmud used storytelling teach lessons in ethics and morality. Appearing in their stories are God, Elijah the Prophet, Biblical figures such as Abraham and Moses, Satan, animals, nature and - even - each other.
Hidden History Beneath Folsom Lake - Folsom Dam to Rock Springs by Kevin Knauss
Series: Hidden History Beneath Folsom Lake. Price: Free! Words: 11,760. Language: English. Published: July 23, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Historical Geography
Folsom Lake was drained to less than 15% of its capacity during the California drought in 2015. This record low water level exposed many hidden historical gold rush sites from the 1850s. Kevin Knauss took numerous photos of historical sites and structures from Folsom Dam to Rock Springs that were usually covered by water. Numerous maps of the American River area are included.
EL Joven Hitler 5 (La Segunda Guerra Mundial, Año 1939) by Javier Cosnava
Series: HITLER SERIES, Book 5. Price: Free! Words: 76,570. Language: Spanish. Published: July 19, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Historical » General, Nonfiction » History » Modern / 20th Century
La ficción histórica que nos muestra no solo las batallas sino la vida privada de Hitler y de sus generales o las luchas de poder dentro del propio partido nazi.
Slavery by K. P. Walker
Price: Free! Words: 3,390. Language: English. Published: July 15, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » World, Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Christianity
Slavery has a long and sordid history that will not be related in this short free book, but an overview will be given to provide a brief background for a look at the situation extant today. Does slavery still exist? Who are the slavers and who are the enslaved? How many slaves could there be? Maybe Twenty million or could it be more like several billions? Do you know any? Are you one of them?
John Laurie and the Rum Hospital by Justin Cahill
Price: Free! Words: 4,900. Language: English. Published: July 14, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Australia & New Zealand, Nonfiction » Biography » Business biography(5.00 from 2 reviews)
This is a short account of John Laurie, the clerk of works to the merchant-contractors who built Sydney’s 'Rum Hospital'. Transported for larceny, Laurie became a wealthy trader only to lose his fortune, become embroiled in a constitutional crisis, find himself transported to Moreton Bay and re-establish himself in New Zealand.
Dallas Breaks Universal Law by Bill Russo
Price: Free! Words: 570. Language: English. Published: July 9, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » World(4.00 from 4 reviews)
For almost a century the universal law has been upheld. Never challenged, the law was the standard followed by every unit until the eighth day of July in the year 2016, when the city of Dallas in the State of Texas, U.S.A. changed the order of the universe. There is no going back......
It Was Their War Too: Canadian Women in World War I by Nancy's Very Own Foundation
Price: Free! Words: 29,210. Language: Canadian English. Published: July 6, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Modern / 20th Century, Nonfiction » Social Science » Women's studies
The years of World War I, 1914-1918, were years of change for Canada. Canada made a place for itself in world affairs, and the country found its stride. Women in Canada too found their stride, making significant contributions to Canada’s war efforts, and becoming fully engaged in the social, economic, political and cultural life of the country.
The Fires of Creation by Brynley Evans
Price: Free! Words: 68,190. Language: English. Published: July 4, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Modern / General
A detailed historical review of the relationship between Science and Religion and the impact of recent developments in scientific knowledge on Christian belief and practice. the need for a new understanding of Theology and Science.
Deprogramer for people by Sylvester Marshall
Price: Free! Words: 272,880. Language: English. Published: June 27, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » History of things, Screenplays » Drama
The deprogrammer, is a deprogramming manual and guide to create free thinkers, deprogram anyone willing from only able to access less than ten percent of our cerebral capacity. A game changer for all our unnecessary ubiquitous primitiveness, that will change person kinds method of thinking forever, and set a clear to pathological happiness. Make a very promising mental note, allow me to paint
Texas Mexicano: La cuna del blues by Juan Avila
Price: Free! Words: 28,610. Language: Spanish. Published: June 26, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Music » Blues, Nonfiction » History » Latin America / Mexico
Nadie pone en duda de que el Blues tiene raíces en Texas, pero nadie dice que Texas en ese entonces era de México. Juan Avila detalla la influencia del Texas Mexicano en el nacimiento del Blues y la gran aportación al blues de la guitarra mexicana, traida de Paracho, Michoacan, construidas por magnificos artesanos y comerciantes mexicanos.
China and the Rest of the Story by Philip Wik
Price: Free! Words: 40,330. Language: English. Published: June 24, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Family history
This book is the story of my ancestor’s immigration to Australia, my parent's work in China, and my family’s history to the year 2000.
Presidential Directive 51 & FEMA Prison Camps by Richard Lighthouse
Price: Free! Words: 2,950. Language: English. Published: June 20, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Civil and human rights, Nonfiction » History » North America(4.50 from 2 reviews)
Presidential Directive 51 was signed by George W. Bush in 2007. Basically, it is an order that gives the President - Dictatorship powers, based on emergency events, where only the President can determine if such conditions exist. Nothing in our Constitution gives the President such authority. In this author's opinion, the Council on Foreign Relations is behind these criminal acts.
20/20: The Iraq and Afghanistan Narratives by Jonathan Pickering
Price: Free! Words: 54,870. Language: English. Published: June 5, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Military
20/20 - The Iraq and Afghanistan Narratives is a retrospective of America’s most recent wars told through twenty oral histories from a cross section of veterans who served on the front lines of Operation Iraqi Freedom and/or Operation Enduring Freedom. These tales come “from the horse’s mouth” and explain the many physical and emotional highs and lows of life in the combat zone and after.
Ghost Stories and Hauntings by Bud Steed
Price: Free! Words: 9,240. Language: English. Published: May 25, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » American, Nonfiction » New Age » The Paranormal
Ghosts are everywhere it seems. This free book provides nine chapters on various hauntings and ghosts stories written by paranormal investigator and researcher Bud Steed. Stories such as the Ghosts of Wilson's Creek, The Albino Farm and The 5 Most Haunted Places in Baton Rouge, both inform and entertain. Totaling 9 chapters, this fun and easy to read book will keep you entertained and wanting more
Great Love Storys Of India by Reshave Dimri
You set the price! Words: 20,300. Language: American English. Published: May 17, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Asian, Nonfiction » Relationships and Family » Emotions
Had you ever heard about Taj Mahal and the love story behind the monument of the Great Mughal Emperor and his favorite wife? But what if I tell you there are more such romantic and fascinating stories in India which have also monuments made on them. Well this book is a collection of five such real life love stories famous in India which has influenced the history and culture of the region.