Books tagged: american

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How I Discovered America - Death and the Woman
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,490. Language: English. Published: April 22, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author
A curious adventure minded foreign stay-at-home dad explores his suburban neighborhood and discovers America and himself.
Brotherly Love and Betrayal
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 86,360. Language: English. Published: May 12, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Women's fiction » General
There's no pain like betrayal from someone you love. For months Crystal's husband, Donnie, has worked more hours than he's ever worked. He's been distant and intimacy has come to a screeching halt. Unhappily married Stephen, Donnie's older brother, is always there to pick up the pieces and to listen when Donnie messes up. Read the story of two brothers, one woman, and two devastating secrets.
The Great World History Quiz
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 5,380. Language: English. Published: May 19, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Games, puzzles and brain twisters
World history trivia for the history buff or anybody with an interest in the past. Covers Ancient up the twentieth century. -In what year was the first test tube baby born? -In which African nation did the Mau Mau Rebellion take place? -What was Leon Trotsky's original name? With hundreds of questions and answers arranged into categories this is sure to challenge and entertain all.
-ologist at Large
Price: Free! Words: 690. Language: English. Published: May 30, 2011 by Writers of the Apocalypse. Categories: Fiction » Graphic novels & comics » Comics
(5.00)
Sometimes things that happen in real life are just too funny NOT to put into a comic book collection. This is a collection of possibly but maybe not based on truth little comics from my brief days as an archaeology student.
Road to California: The Search for a Southern Overland Route, 1540-1848
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 98,910. Language: English. Published: June 9, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Native American, Nonfiction » History » American
"Road to California" for the first time brings together the story of the search for a southern overland route to California by Spaniards, Mexicans and Americans. The book also tells about the response of Native Americans to the invasion of their lands. The story ends in 1848 when discovery of gold in California's Sierra Nevada assured that the trails would be worn deep by the argonauts.
Portcoma
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 67,170. Language: English. Published: June 20, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Sci-Fi & fantasy
Isolated from his nation of Portcoma, 16 year old Lino watches his father create a new animal species which blows open the doors for desert colonization. Unveiled by this creation are organized threats that will shake the foundation of a forgotten tribal people ready to reclaim their land of what once was the western United States.
Zook's Homemade Dishes & Desserts!
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,310. Language: English. Published: July 19, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Cooking, Food, Wine, Spirits » General cookbooks
Are you looking for quick homemade recipes to impress your family and friends? Well you have found the right book. Inside you will find a variety of dishes ranging from Italian to American to from scratch cookies. It covers almost every occasion you can think of and more. All recipes are a compilation of long time family recipes from my family.
The Awful Arithmetic Volume I
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 159,320. Language: English. Published: July 23, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » History » American
The Awful Arithmetic is a non-fiction book, in two volumes, about the Civil War. For those just entering a study of the war, The Awful Arithmetic covers the entirety of the conflict, from its true cause—which was neither secession nor slavery—to the intricate details of the war’s ending.
A Year in Tyr
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 117,410. Language: English. Published: July 26, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
(4.00)
This is the memoir of an American who spent 2009-2010 with his family in Tyr, Lebanon near the border with Israel. Become an armchair expat as he shares his experiences of anti-American bias and the chances of a war with Israel constantly looming. You will be fascinated to walk through Tyr vicariously, and troubled as you realize what lurks below the surface there also lurks here and everywhere.
The American Life
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 1,180. Language: English. Published: July 28, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Poetry » American poetry
The author writes about the basic concepts and ideas that are the focal points of the modern american life while crafting them into such a way that the reader sees them from a completely different perspective.