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12 years a slave
Price: $5.00 USD. Words: 78,110. Language: American English. Published: October 21, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
12 YEARS A SLAVE is based on an incredible true story of one man's fight for survival and freedom. In the pre-Civil War United States, Solomon Northup (Chiwetel Ejiofor), a free black man from upstate New York, is abducted and sold into slavery. He faces the hardships of being a slave under the hands of a few different slave owners. Through faith, will power, and courage Northup must survive.
12 years a slave
Price: $5.00 USD. Words: 78,110. Language: American English. Published: October 21, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
12 YEARS A SLAVE is based on an incredible true story of one man's fight for survival and freedom. In the pre-Civil War United States, Solomon Northup (Chiwetel Ejiofor), a free black man from upstate New York, is abducted and sold into slavery. He faces the hardships of being a slave under the hands of a few different slave owners. Through faith, will power, and courage Northup must survive.
The 120-year-old Man
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 162,770. Language: English. Published: August 19, 2018. Categories: Fiction » Adventure » War & military adventure
This is the story of a low-bred orphan who rose from insignificance to progress steadily through the nineteenth and twentieth centuries through his efforts in the Borer War and both World Wars. A adventurer, suffering many injuries and humiliations he became a national hero and went on to obtain enormous wealth and notoriety. A wonderful story, based on several 'British Heroes' of our past.
A Tale of Two Nations
You set the price! Words: 31,640. Language: English. Published: June 12, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » History » War, Nonfiction » History » Modern / 20th Century
A Tale of Two Nations is the story of North American countries that found themselves embroiled in an European war – one by circumstance and one by choice. The book discusses two pivotal events from each year of the Great War – one from an American perspective and one from a Canadian one – and reveals how newspapers at the time handled wartime coverage.
Under the Same Moon
Price: $5.49 USD. Words: 56,520. Language: English. Published: April 26, 2018. Categories: Fiction » Historical » United Kingdom, Fiction » Adventure » War & military adventure
On the brink of the Great War, a family is separated through circumstance between Yorkshire, the Western Front and East Africa.
1917 -- A Tale of Two Nations: Canada, U.S. and WW1 Part 4
Price: Free! Words: 6,490. Language: English. Published: April 23, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » North America
In Part four, 1917, the Battle of Vimy Ridge often is called Canada’s coming of age, but is that how contemporary newspapers viewed the victory? Meanwhile, not long after his second inauguration, President Woodrow Wilson, following years of pledging American neutrality, declares war on Germany.
1914 --- A Tale of Two Nations: Canada, U.S. and World War I - Part one
Price: Free! Words: 6,080. Language: English. Published: January 12, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » American
In Part one, 1914, the war begins. Canada is proud to contribute to the war effort while the United States declares its neutrality.
The Year That Never Was
Series: Outback Australia. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 32,620. Language: English. Published: November 11, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Australia & New Zealand, Fiction » Inspirational
AUTHORS NOTE: Fourth in this 'Outback Australia' series from 1899 to 1902 in Australian history. Australians fought in the Boer War in South Africa. Federation of our nation. Two great events in our history during this period. Although this book is fictional many of the events are true in our history. Each character is created from my imagination.
Six Days in Prague
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 16,790. Language: English. Published: April 2, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » Trip Journals
In this article (15,431 words, 33 photographs) we talk about our six-days in Prague. We discuss our daily activities; provide overviews of Prague's 20th century history and architecture; include references; identify key landmarks; and highlight notable persons who were mentioned during our visit. Trip highlights, disappointments, lessons learnt and what we’d do if we visited again, are considered.
Fries or Freeze
Price: Free! Words: 1,110. Language: English. Published: January 12, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Biographical, Fiction » Adventure » Travel
Agents 32 and 33 of the psecret psociety journey to Fries (VA, USA) on a cold, gray, ominous December day. There they check out the old dam and power station. Later, they drive down to the north bank of the New River. Mysterious cars seem to be tailing them. Their conversation revolves around known history, possible histories, and lodging. Approx. 1100 words. If a movie, it would be rated G.