Books tagged: oral history

The adult filter is active; there may be additional content. To view this content, click the "Adult Content" button above to change your filtering option.

Found 14 results

Recollections of a Donegal Man
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 101,490. Language: English. Published: February 12, 2017 by Stephen R.M. Jones. Categories: Nonfiction » History » European, Nonfiction » Entertainment » Music
Irish traditional singer Packie Manus Byrne (1917-2015) recounts his eventful life. A fascinating portrait of an isolated crofting community in the early 20th century is followed by stories of adventurous wanderings as cattle drover, smuggler, steeplejack, circus hand, actor, musician and more. Social history that leaps off the page, directly transcribed from taped interviews.
Big Glass Door
You set the price! Words: 6,260. Language: English. Published: July 21, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
An old librarian tells the story of a a summer reading program that went wrong.
American Warfighter: Brotherhood, Survival, and Uncommon Valor in Iraq, 2003-2011
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 115,200. Language: English. Published: May 25, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military
American Warfighter is about what went right in the Iraq War: The untold acts of valor by some of America's most highly decorated combat veterans, the brotherhood they shared, and the fighting spirit that kept them alive through the war. Gripping and intimate, American Warfighter is guaranteed to take readers on an unforgettable journey.
Toys in the Community: Valuing Memories of Teddy Bears, Dolls and Construction Toys
Price: Free! Words: 19,900. Language: British English. Published: April 5, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » History of things, Nonfiction » History » Social history
This book is the result of a Heritage Lottery funded project run by Brighton Toy and Model Museum which collected memories of teddy bears, dolls and construction toys. Extracts from the interviews, accompanied by illustrative photographs, show how such memories provide a valuable insight not only into the types of toys that people owned, but also into the relationships between people and toys.
Conservative Insurgency
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 76,610. Language: English. Published: June 26, 2014 by Post Hill Press. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Current affairs
Conservative Insurgency is a rallying cry and a battle plan for constitutional conservatives that takes the form of an oral history looking back from the year 2041 at constitutional conservatives’ successful struggle against progressive dominance. Conservative Insurgency also shows what the country will look like when conservatism is firmly in control and have restored the Founder’s vision
Dynasty: The New York Yankees 1949: 1964
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 225,330. Language: English. Published: June 9, 2014 by Summer Game Books. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Baseball / History
The classic Yankee team history by best-selling author Peter Golenbock, available electronically for the first time. An unprecedented and unparalleled look at the most amazing stretch of success by the greatest franchise in baseball history. All the players and all the stories are here, told with pride, nostalgia, joy, and honesty and emotion that only a master like Peter Golenbock could elicit.
Destination Saipan Was Amelia Earhart A Prisoner Of Imperial Japan?
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 5,140. Language: English. Published: May 7, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Transportation » Aviation / History, Nonfiction » History » Military
My ebook looks at theories of Amelia Earhart's July 2, 1937 disappearance. The narrative focuses on Saipan as the probable location of where Earhart's Lockheed Model 10E airplane crashed. Among the people profiled in my book is an eyewitness who saw what she believes to be Amelia Earhart's aircraft as it crashed into a Japanese military zone on Saipan. The witness is still alive in California.
Black, White, Other: Biracial Americans Talk About Race and Identity
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 146,200. Language: English. Published: October 1, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Current affairs, Nonfiction » History » North America
In this 20th anniversary edition of the landmark "Black, White, Other" (Morrow, Quill), journalist Lise Funderburg explores the lives of 46 adult children of black/white unions. Her subjects' unflinching honesty, humor, and deep feeling result in a stunning—and enduring—portrait of race in America. New foreword by novelist Mat Johnson and links to updated commentary from original participants.
White Coat Wisdom: Extraordinary doctors talk about what they do, how they got there and why medicine is so much more than a job
Price: $24.99 USD. Words: 162,950. Language: English. Published: August 19, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » healthy living, Nonfiction » Biography » Physicians & medical professionals
White Coat Wisdom by Stephen J. Busalacchi is an award-winning hard cover book that chronicles the experiences of extraordinary physicians.
Shafshoofa Maleshi
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 15,990. Language: English. Published: February 26, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » World politics, Essay » Sociology
These narratives of common Libyans examine how they have been affected by the 2011 upheaval and its aftermath. How did Italian colonialism affect the lives of common Libyans? What were the opportunities brought about by independence? What meanings did Arab nationalism to different people? How does the 2011 liberation war open new horizons to veterans and youngsters?