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Tempest at Dawn
By James D. Best
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 145,410. Language: English. Published: December 13, 2009. Category: Fiction
The United States military has been reduced to near extinction, economic turmoil saps hope, and anarchy threatens, as world powers hover like vultures, eager to devour the remains. In a desperate move, powerful men call a secret meeting to plot the overthrow of the government. 55 men came to Philadelphia in May of 1787 to found the longest lasting republic in world history. This is their story.
Happy Birthdays USA
By Stanley Klos
Price: $9.95 USD. Words: 60,630. Language: English. Published: December 26, 2009. Category: Nonfiction
When is the birthday of the United States of America? “July 4th, 1776” any first grader would answer. Not so, imagine a secret Hippie beginning that was conceived in a Philadelphia Tavern, delivered in a NYC Tavern, and cradled in a renovated City Hall. The USA Founding was a complicated but most miraculous birth.
Choosing Honor
By Mary T Ficalora
Price: $7.95 USD. Words: 65,060. Language: English. Published: April 20, 2010. Category: Nonfiction
This award-winning book, wonderfully underscored by classic rock-n-roll lyrics, and thoroughly documented research, is an unpredictable tonic for what ails America. A bi-partisan, socio-political, economic, manifesto, that also rings true globally; Choosing Honor is a self-help book that, if enough people read it, could change the world. This book is not for the closed minded.
Vintage Reading: From Plato to Bradbury: A Personal Tour of Some of the World's Best Books
By Robert Kanigel
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 59,750. Language: English. Published: July 19, 2010 by Bancroft Press. Category: Nonfiction
Vintage Reading brings eighty of the world's most unforgettable books out from behind the high castle walls, lowers the drawbridge, and welcomes readers inside. With lively and concise commentary, award-winning author Robert Kanigel throws an arm around the reader and becomes the tour guide to classics, best-sellers, lesser-known greats, and everything in-between.
A Walking Tour of Charlottesville, Virginia
By Doug Gelbert
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,750. Language: English. Published: April 28, 2011. Category: Nonfiction
There is no better way to see America than on foot. And there is no better way to appreciate what you are looking at than with a walking tour. This walking tour of Charlottesville, Virginia is ready to explore when you are. Each walking tour describes historical, architectural landmarks, cultural sites and ecclesiastic touchstones and provides step-by-step directions.
Brig of War
By Walter Jon Williams
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 146,800. Language: English. Published: July 27, 2012. Category: Fiction
Favian Markham is a rising young American officer in during the War of 1812. As commander of the small, slow brig Experiment, he must break the British blockade and take his outgunned vessel on a daring raid. On his desperate journey he faces duels, rivalries, ambitious politicians, yardarm-to-yardarm combat, and the deadly beauty of a foreign courtesan.
The Constitutional Convention: A History Just for Kids
By BookCaps
Series: A History Just for Kids, Book 15. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 8,030. Language: English. Published: August 20, 2012. Category: Nonfiction
James Madison wiped his forehead for what seemed like the one hundredth time today. He had to do so to keep the sweat from dripping into his eyes. He looked over at Benjamin Franklin. Franklin was sweating also, his face shining as he fanned himself with a stack of papers. Seated on the stage, General George Washington was politely listening to Alexander Hamilton, representative from New York, as