Books tagged: georgia history

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Georgia History, Early History
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 21,590. Language: English. Published: June 25, 2016 by Sonit Education Academy. Categories: Nonfiction » History » European, Nonfiction » History » Historical Geography
Christianity and the Georgian Empire, Population, Language, Religion, Culture, Arts, Economy, Government and Politics
Jack McVey Welterweight Boxer From Georgia
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 4,440. Language: English. Published: March 31, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » People of color, Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Boxing
Jack McVey fought in some of the best venues of his era, including bouts against Sailor Freedman at Yankee Stadium, in 1926, and another against KO Phil Kaplan at the Queensboro Stadium on Long Island in 1928. It was an era of discrimination when a black fighter like McVey was booed relentlessly during his fights. Jack has been compared to Elbows McFadden, i.e. all gloves, elbows and forearms.
Hitler Youth Cultists, Fascism and Murder Nyack, New York in 1941
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 5,810. Language: English. Published: October 22, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Modern / 20th Century, Nonfiction » True Crime » Kidnapping, abduction, hostage taking
Walter Groebli met Percy Whittlesey in Connecticut sometime in the early fall of 1940. Whittlesey adopted Groebli. He took him into his home to work as a houseboy. Groebli was virulently pro-Nazi. Whittlesey was a disciple of sex cultist Pierre Bernard, whose New York City home was raided by police. Bernard established himself in Nyack, New York by 1941, running a spa/cult with Whittlesey.
Through the Eyes of a Poet: The Life and Writings of Kate Fort Codington
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 40,600. Language: English. Published: July 18, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Literary biography, Essay » Author profile
Kate Fort Codington was a gracious lady of old-line Atlanta society whose roots were deeply embedded in the Victorian concept of dignity and decorum that characterized the aristocratic “Old South.” Using her poems and short stories, and a few memoirs of friends and family, Dory Codington has narrated the width and breadth of the life of this amazing woman, and the century in which she lived.
Homemade Thunder: War on the South Coast 1861-1865
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 105,550. Language: English. Published: September 5, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » History » North America
Bloody warfare raged along the South Atlantic coast from 1861 until 1865, much of it overlooked in the headlines of the day, later quickly and happily forgotten. But it happened, American against American, brother against brother, father against son, neighbor against neighbor along the quiet tide creeks and hidden inlets and across the trackless, sighing green marshes.
Ironwork of Savannah
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 29,140. Language: English. Published: September 5, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » Specialties & interests
"Savannah's ironwork communicates to us in a language as clear as any spoken or written tongue. Bootscrapers advise of the poor conditions of the roadways of their day; a lamp-post explains how the city was illuminated; a chimney-crane or a cauldron tell how people cooked their food." --From "Ironwork of Savannah"
Savannah: The New Century Guidebook
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 49,650. Language: English. Published: September 4, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » Travel - Reference
Whether you're George Washington or Meg Ryan, Clint Eastwood or Julia Roberts, Billy Bob Thornton or The Lady Chablis, you'll love Savannah's old, oak-shaded boulevards, her striking array of ironwork and classical architecture, her quiet parks, towering history, bustling Waterfront, and Old South ways.
Railroad Worker Profiles Wake County North Carolina 1880-1917
Price: $3.75 USD. Words: 7,400. Language: English. Published: January 17, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography, Nonfiction » Transportation » Railroads
My eBook profiles employees of the Seaboard Air Line Railroad, Raleigh and Augusta Air Line Railroad, and Southern Railway. Each of these railroad companies kept offices in Raleigh, Wake County, North Carolina by the late 19th century. Individual workers include train executives, conductors, moulders, firemen, engineers, clerks, and laborers. The text was compiled from city directories, 1880-1917.
Auraria: A Novel
Price: Free! Words: 118,970. Language: English. Published: September 11, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Historical, Fiction » Literature » Literary
“Fact and fancy are intertwined cleverly and seamlessly in a top-notch, thoroughly American fantasy.” Publishers Weekly (starred review). Taking its inspiration from a real Georgia ghost town, Auraria is steeped in the folklore of the Southern Appalachians, where the tensions of natural, supernatural and artificial are still alive.