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Dispossessed: The Burning of Murder City USA. 'A True Story!'
Price: $4.99 USD. (Free until Feb. 6!) Words: 66,400. Language: American English. Published: April 14, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Biography, Nonfiction » History » North America
Detroit in 1950 was a bustling metropolis, the most advanced and fastest growing city on the planet at the time... "Motor City USA": a place with the brightest of futures. But by 1967 it was being called "Murder City USA" and, in July of that year, tensions that had been simmering for too many years finally blew. In four days of rioting Blackbottom, the heart and soul of old black Detroit, burned.
Empress Wu Zetian
Series: The Legendary Women of World History, 5. Price: $2.99 $0.99 USD. (67% off until May 22, 2020!) Words: 10,080. Language: English. Published: April 22, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Asian, Nonfiction » Children's Books » Biography & Autobiography / Historical
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Travel back in time over one thousand years and meet the first and only female emperor of China. Born Wu Zhao and given the reign title "Zetian" just weeks before her death in 705 CE, she was the unwanted daughter of Chancellor Wu Shihuo -- too bright, too educated, and too politically focused to make a good wife according to contemporary interpretations of the Analects of Confucius.
A Lady's Visit to the Gold Diggings of Australia in 1852-53 (Abridged): An ESL Easy Read
Price: $1.99 USD. (Free until Feb. 28!) Words: 9,950. Language: Australian English. Published: May 26, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Language Instruction » English as a second language, Nonfiction » History » Australia & New Zealand
Twenty-year old Ellen Clacy and her brother travelled from England to the Australian goldfields at the start of the ‘gold rush’ in 1852, when thousands of people from around the world were arriving at the gold ‘diggings’. This is a short, Easy-Read adaptation of Ellen Clacy’s best-selling book.
Los Desengaños
Price: $2.99 USD. (Free until Jan. 25!) Words: 114,120. Language: English. Published: August 14, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Contemporary political, Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Cuba to 1959 - This is not the Cuba of Havana tourists, politicians and prostitutes. This is a candid first person account of life as it was on the other end of the island. Of life on a cattle ranch, the tradition bound city of Camaguey, and later, the mining town of Nicaro in Oriente province. The author describes living with political unrest in the background that exploded into a revolution.
Eaten by the Japanese: The Memoir of an Unknown Indian Prisoner of War
Price: $3.99 USD. (Free until Jan. 26!) Words: 32,330. Language: English. Published: March 29, 2011 by Richard Crasta. Categories: Nonfiction » History » War, Nonfiction » Biography » Military biography
John Baptist Crasta's only mistake was to be in the wrong place at the wrong time--Singapore, when the Japanese invaded--and to be a man of "rectitude and courage". His gripping World War II memoir tells of his miraculous survival through 3.5 years as a POW of the Japanese. The memoir itself miraculously survives 51 years until it is published, by his son, with added essays, just before his death!
Pope Pius XII
Price: $5.95 $4.76 USD. (20% off until Feb. 9, 2020!) Words: 7,050. Language: English. Published: January 11, 2011 by Journeys of Faith. Categories: Nonfiction » Religion & Spirituality » Christianity / Saints & Sainthood, Nonfiction » History » European
We have had a passion to write about Pope Pius XII for years. The attacks on His Holiness have appeared to us as just another attack on Mother Church. And how better to do it, than after he is dead - when he cannot defend himself.