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The Great Depression: A History Just For Kids
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Series: A History Just for Kids, Book 14. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 7,980. Language: English. Published: August 9, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Children's Books » History / United States / General
The temperature is about 40 degrees on this cold November morning. It’s only 6:30 AM, but a line has already formed outside of the kitchen. One by one, the men come from different directions and place themselves at the back of the line. They shuffle back and forth, from one foot to the other, trying to keep warm.
The Truth Of It: Amelia Earhart's Private Journal
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 76,270. Language: English. Published: October 21, 2012. Category: Fiction » Women's fiction » General
A fictional account of the last ten years of Amelia Earhart’s life. The story is told by Amelia: passionate about living, irreverent, and ambitious. The dreams and fears that propelled Amelia to worldwide fame are revealed here, along with her belief that women could do anything men could, and an unrelenting standard of personal excellence.
37: The Year of Portent
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Series: Bapton Books History Selections. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 81,700. Language: Commonwealth English. Published: December 18, 2012 by Bapton Books. Category: Nonfiction » History » World
1937 – from the flooded Ohio to the new Golden Gate Bridge, from bombed Guernica to newly-opened Buchenwald to the Rape of Nanking – was a year of portent. Markham Shaw Pyle and GMW Wemyss, the celebrated historians of the Titanic enquiries and of the coming of the Second World War, here survey that dread year, from Tolkien and Disney to war and terror. This is history in the grand manner.
America's Gestapo, the FBI Part I
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Price: Free! Words: 9,450. Language: English. Published: January 1, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Law » Criminal
This is a study of the criminal activities of the FBI beginning with the FDR years and ending with Dwight David Eisenhower. Part II begins with the Kennedy years.
The Promised World of Tomorrow--A Novel of 1939
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 43,950. Language: English. Published: January 28, 2013. Category: Fiction » Adventure » Men’s adventure
The year 1939 began with a peaceful future forecast at the New York World's Fair and ended with a world at war. America hoped for a better tomorrow and found it was ill prepared for a war. The hero, a Treasury agent, and confidant of President Roosevelt, gets a mission from FDR to coordinate with, and learn from British intelligence, and apply the lessons in Cuba, a nearly fatal assignment.
"Fools, Drunks, and the United States": August 12, 1941
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Series: Bapton Books History Selections. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 56,790. Language: American English. Published: February 15, 2013 by Bapton Books. Category: Nonfiction » History » American
This is the story of America on August 12, 1941, four months before Pearl Harbor. Isolationism was still strong, FDR was hammering out the Atlantic Charter with Churchill (to the fury of America Firsters), the Japanese were ready to kick off a war, most Americans were more interested in baseball and radio shows than in a distant conflict, and Congress decided to keep the draft - by one vote.
You Lucky Dog!
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 19,820. Language: English. Published: March 22, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » History » American
“You Lucky Dog!” is an uplifting compilation of true stories about homeless dogs that somehow survived and thrived to become local or national celebrities. You Lucky Dog takes us through the historic triumphs of many beloved American dogs, and beautifully recounts the dire adversity each of these amazing creatures faced en route to a grand, serendipitous destiny.
Sea of Trouble--The World of 1940 at War
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 41,000. Language: English. Published: June 21, 2013. Category: Fiction » Adventure » War & military
It's 1940, a world at war. President Roosevelt ordered America be neutral, though unofficially he knew the U.S. needed to prepare for war, especially for intelligence. He orders adviser Harry Hopkins, Treasury official Myles Finucane, unofficial FDR "fixer" and Wall St. lawyer Bill Donovan to survey the nation's needs. They meet with British and German intelligence heads with dangerous results.
Kingfish Ascendant Book One: The Rise of Huey Long
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 60,130. Language: English. Published: September 2, 2013. Category: Fiction » Historical » USA
Before his inauguration, Franklin Delano Roosevelt is assassinated in Miami. On a train to Washington D.C., Sen. Huey Long devises a plan to take FDR’s place. Turmoil erupts when he claims to be the true heir to FDR, challenging the political establishment. The army is called out as violence spreads. Will the nation survive the chaos, or turn to the fiery populist from Louisiana as a savior?
No End Save Victory
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 39,550. Language: English. Published: September 28, 2013. Category: Fiction » Adventure » War & military
Europe is at war and the outcome is not certain. President Roosevelt has to balance a nation against war with the defense needs of the nation. Assistant Secretary of the Treasury Myles Finucane is recuperating from an assassination attempt when FDR calls on him for another sensitive project--security for the exiled Duke and Duchess of Windsor in The Bahamas. Finucane's war starts early.