Books tagged: wisconsin history

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Marian Nixon Hollywood Motion Picture Actress
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 4,540. Language: English. Published: April 14, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Performing arts, Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Performing arts
Marian Nixon led an eventful life after she left her native Wisconsin for Minneapolis and then Hollywood. She relished the brisk life of vaudeville, the new towns and settings, the different people she met along the way, etc. However, she realized that she would not become a great dancer. She left the stage and her ballet troupe and made it big as a leading lady in early silent and sound movies.
Defrauding Wisconsin The Tax Crimes of Senator Joseph McCarthy
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 5,260. Language: English. Published: November 11, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Political biography, Nonfiction » True Crime » White-collar crime
Joseph McCarthy was investigated by a U.S. Senate subcommittee beginning in 1951. The subcommittee examined his tax filing as did the Truman administration, an ardent political foe of the Wisconsin Republican. McCarthy was affiliated with, among others, Pepsi-Cola and Lustron, a post World War II prefab housing manufacturer. My ebook looks at his tax problems beginning when he was a U.S. Marine.
The Canadian Civil War: Volume 4 - Mississippi Beast
Series: The Canadian Civil War. Price: Free! Words: 83,670. Language: English. Published: November 5, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Canada
In this fourth volume, unknown attackers begin launching assaults in Green Bay and nearly kill Claude Jolliet. But the biggest problems arise from a flood on the Mississippi that inundates the primary shipping and supply center of Canada. Elise and Shawn have 14 days to get systems there running again before the economy of the country collapses.
The Crash Of Northwest Orient Airlines Flight 2501 Into Lake Michigan
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 5,130. Language: English. Published: October 1, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Transportation » Aviation / History, Nonfiction » Transportation » Aviation / Commercial
My ebook considers the possible causes Flight 2501's crash. Was it lightning? Readers can judge for themselves. An eyewitness claimed she saw the Northwest DC-4 flying into a severe thunderstorm above Lake Michigan. The air disaster was the worst in U.S. history. It also prompted the most widespread search in the history of the U.S. The DC-4 was soon to be replaced by the Boeing Stratocruiser.
Terror at the Lighthouse
Price: Free! Words: 44,250. Language: English. Published: January 8, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Children’s books » Historical / United States / 20th Century, Fiction » Children’s books » Readers / Intermediate
Twelve-year old William and ten-year old Rebecca have come to live with their family at a lighthouse on the edge of Lake Michigan in Door County, Wisconsin in the 1920s.They soon find themselves facing a series of adventures and dangers climaxing with a terrible catastrophe that threatens the lives of the entire family.
Blood: the Color of Cranberries
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 81,280. Language: English. Published: December 10, 2013 by Plowshare Media. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
A sweeping chronicle of the Milton family, sophisticated Chicagoans who are forced to move to a small, northern Wisconsin peat bog in 1920, due to the sudden and unexpected death of a family member. The unraveling of a mysterious "accident" takes forty years,while we are introduced to a history of cranberry cultivation in Indianhead country, as well as the life and communities of the North Woods.
Cocaine Wasteland A Porn Star Is D.O.A.
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 4,300. Language: English. Published: December 5, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Biography, Nonfiction » Biography » Celebrity biography
Shauna Grant made 30 porn films, earning approximately $100,000. She was a nude model and adult film star from the age of 18 until her untimely death two years later. At 20 she committed suicide with a .22 long rifle. My text looks at her last days and some of the people she associated with in the adult industry. I have also done extensive research to profile her maternal and paternal ancestry.
The Murder Of A Maine Prostitute In Gaslight New York City
Price: $3.75 USD. Words: 3,510. Language: English. Published: November 20, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » True Crime » Murder, Nonfiction » True Crime » Wild west
Helen Jewett was the daughter of a Maine shoemaker. Raised as Dorcas Doyen, she entered the home of a prominent judge in Portland as a girl. She was turned out of this home for sexual indiscretions. Her misadventures led to a life of prostitution that she lived in establishments in Maine, Boston, and New York City. My text recounts her demise and the ancestry of her family and two of her clients.
The Canadian Civil War Volume 2- The Huguenots Arrive
Series: The Canadian Civil War, Book 2. Price: Free! Words: 104,130. Language: English. Published: February 20, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Canada
In this second volume of the series, the French history of the continent is expanded to tell the story of the Huguenots. As in volume 1, some of the early history is an accurate portrayal of the Huguenot exodus from France. But this is also a work of fiction -- in this case a description of the growing conflict between their values and the values of the Catholic North.
The Canadian Civil War: Volume 1 - Birth of a Nation
Series: The Canadian Civil War, Book 1. Price: Free! Words: 99,990. Language: English. Published: February 16, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Historical » USA
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In 1755 France controlled most of the North American continent. What if they still did? This novel explores the French period from two perspectives – an historically accurate description of Jolliet’s discovery of the Mississippi, coupled with a hypothetical contemporary view of “Canada.” Based in Green Bay, this Canada struggles between the Catholic north and Huguenot Louisiana.