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The Tracks We Leave

by Jack King

The Tracks We Leave is a collection of proverbs and profound expressions attributed to North American Indian tribes. It reflects the beauty of a centuries-old journey that springs from a brave, undeniably urgent human struggle to preserve culture, language, identity, and way of life, a mighty endeavor that endures even unto this day....

Genre: History, Americas, Historical Study, Nonfiction, Religion & Spirituality, Other Practices, Spirituality
Size: 195 pages
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Rating: 5.00 / 5
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On the Path of Vengeance: A Historical Western Adventure Book

by Austin Grayson

Ross Barrow returns from the Civil War only to find his father dead, his two brothers missing, his sister nowhere to be found and his mother, a raving lunatic dying in the streets of El Paso. Soon he discovers that a man called Ambrose Shaughnessy owns the family ranch now,and he's raising Ross' baby sister as his own. He immediately cooks up a plan to work on the ranch undercover for a chance to investigate his family's mysterious fate and get revenge for everything he's lost.Even the best-laid plans can go ashtray though. When things do not turn out to be what they appear, Ross is left to question his motives for revenge. On top of that, he unexpectedly finds himself falling for Shaughnessy's sweet, caring daughter. Will Ross be able to discover what happened to his family and bring just...

Genre: History, Americas, Genre Fiction, Westerns
Size: 305 pages
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Rating: 4.90 / 5
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Honeymoon in Baghdad: A Memoir Coming of Age Story That Finds Newlyweds in the Midst of War

by Heidi Radkiewicz

Heidi Radkiewicz’ Honeymoon in Baghdad explores the challenges and joys of a new marriage beset by the horrors of war. Beyond the usual complications of limited closet space and awkward dinners with the in-laws, National Guard recruits Heidi and Jake learned that they were both shipping off to Iraq mere weeks after tying the knot. In the months that followed, intense heat, mind-numbing boredom, and the ever-present danger of roadside bombs and murderous insurgents forged this pair into a team that can take on the world. Written with grace and humor, Heidi’s account of this formative period in her young marriage is a lesson in the unwavering power of faith, hope, and finding joy in unexpected places. From bucket showers to palm-sized water beetles, Heidi’s message is clear: hold tight...

Genre: Biographies & Memoirs, Historical, Memoirs, History, Military, Romance, Literature & Fiction, Action & Adventure, War & Military
Size: 260 pages
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Rating: 4.80 / 5
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Ancient Civilizations: A Captivating Guide to the Ancient Canaanites, Hittites and Ancient Israel and Their Role in Biblical History

by Captivating History

If you want to discover the captivating history of the ancient Canaanites, Hittites and ancient Israelites, then keep reading...Free History BONUS Inside!Three captivating manuscripts in one book:The Ancient Canaanites: A Captivating Guide to the Canaanite Civilization that Dominated the Land of Canaan Before the Ancient IsraelitesHittites: A Captivating Guide to the Ancient Anatolian People Who Established the Hittite Empire in Ancient MesopotamiaAncient Israel: A Captivating Guide to the Ancient Israelites, Starting From their Entry into Canaan Until the Jewish Rebellions against the RomansThe Hittites, Canaanites, and Israelites were three ancient civilizations entwined with one another. None of the trio would have existed without the influence of the other two, especially since they li...

Genre: History, Ancient, Middle East, Nonfiction
Size: 260 pages
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Rating: 4.80 / 5
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Smoke Over Tokyo (Reiko Watanabe / Inspector Aizawa Book 2)

by Matthew Legare

Tokyo, May 1932Japan is still plagued by economic depression, scandals, and assassinations. A prominent politician mysteriously commits suicide while dining with Chizuru Okamura, the daughter of a yakuza crime family. Leading the investigation, Police Inspector Aizawa tasks his geisha spy, Reiko Watanabe, to go undercover into the world of the dreaded Okamura Gang.Reiko soon finds herself at the center of a power struggle between Chizuru and her brother, Lieutenant Katsuro Okamura, for control of the gang. Using bribery and deceit, Chizuru is poised to take over the government, while Katsuro seeks to launch a coup d’état and install a military dictatorship. As they try and thwart both schemes, Reiko and Inspector Aizawa must untangle a web of conspiracies involving the Army Secret Servi...

Genre: History, Asia, Literature & Fiction, Historical Fiction, Mystery, Thriller & Suspense, Mystery, Thrillers, Nonfiction, Asian
Size: 316 pages
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Rating: 4.70 / 5
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Ottoman Empire: A Captivating Guide to the Rise and Fall of the Ottoman Empire, The Fall of Constantinople, and the Life of Suleiman the Magnificent

by Captivating History

If you want to discover captivating stories of people and events of the Ottoman Empire then keep reading...Free History BONUS Inside!Three captivating manuscripts in one book:The Ottoman Empire: A Captivating Guide to the Rise and Fall of the Turkish Empire and its Control Over Much of Southeast Europe, Western Asia, and North AfricaThe Fall of Constantinople: A Captivating Guide to the Conquest of Constantinople by the Ottoman Turks that Marked the end of the Byzantine EmpireSuleiman the Magnificent: A Captivating Guide to the Longest-Reigning Sultan of the Ottoman EmpireThe Ottoman world was nothing like an exotic fairytale featuring tyrant sultans, mean pashas, and ill-fated harem women. The true stories of genuine sultans and princes are a bit more complicated and no less exciting. Inc...

Genre: History, Historical Study, Middle East, Nonfiction, Education & Reference, Schools & Teaching
Size: 185 pages
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Rating: 4.60 / 5
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Am I a Man Yet?

by Mark Butler

In this candid autobiography, Mark Butler narrates the early life experiences that led to his enlistment in the US Navy and subsequent deployment to Iraq. In the first half of this book, Mark dabbles with the traditional route of a biography, highlighting his most private experiences with parents, boyhood politics, girls, friends and school. Readers can expect a stirring run of true short stories that foreshadow Mark’s brief naval career. The danger will captivate the readers, while the sharp descriptions and powerful characters will enlighten – making this not only a nonfiction work, but a genuine experience in self-help and actualization. In the second half of this book, Mark details his combat corpsman training and war deployment to Iraq. While Mark’s extraordinary experiences and...

Genre: Biographies & Memoirs, Historical, Professionals & Academics, Specific Groups, History, Military, Professional & Technical, Medical eBooks, Nonfiction, Professional Science, Science & Math
Size: 129 pages
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Rating: 4.60 / 5
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Vietnam War: A Captivating Guide to the Second Indochina War

by Captivating History

Explore the Captivating History of the Vietnam WarFree History BONUS Inside!The Vietnam War represented a watershed not only in American and Vietnamese history but also internationally. It wasn’t just a battle between two nations, but between two ideologies, two military strategies and a fight for the hearts and minds of two vastly different national populations. Few conflicts in global history symbolize as much as Vietnam. From the civil rights movement to the role of the media in warfare, the Vietnam War was unique in the sense that it could not be contained as a military matter but transcended across every area of Vietnamese and American society. The word ‘Vietnam’ describes an era of history, not just an isolated war in a small nation in Southeast Asia. It is the lens through whi...

Genre: History, Asia, Historical Study, Military, Nonfiction, Education & Reference, Schools & Teaching
Size: 116 pages
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Rating: 4.50 / 5
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Ancient Civilizations: A Captivating Guide to Mayan History, the Aztecs, and Inca Empire

by Captivating History

Explore the Captivating History and Mythology of Three Ancient CivilizationsFree History BONUS Inside!Three captivating manuscripts in one book:Maya Civilization: A Captivating Guide to Maya History and Maya MythologyAztec: A Captivating Guide to Aztec History and the Triple Alliance of Tenochtitlan, Tetzcoco, and TlacopanIncas: A Captivating Guide to the History of the Inca Empire and CivilizationIn the first part of this captivating guide, you will discover why Maya have gained such worldwide admiration over the many other civilizations that existed in Mesoamerica at the time. You will learn how the Maya civilization developed, the major turning points in their 3,000-year-long history, the mysteries surrounding their demise, some of the unique places where Maya exist to this day, and muc...

Genre: History, Americas, Ancient, Historical Study, Nonfiction, Education & Reference, Schools & Teaching
Size: 245 pages
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Rating: 4.40 / 5
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Roman History: A Captivating Guide to Ancient Rome, Including the Roman Republic, the Roman Empire and the Byzantium

by Captivating History

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Genre: History, Ancient, Historical Study, Nonfiction, Education & Reference, Schools & Teaching
Size: 244 pages
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Rating: 4.30 / 5
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Japanese Mythology: A Captivating Guide to Japanese Folklore, Myths, Fairy Tales, Yokai, Heroes and Heroines

by Matt Clayton

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Genre: Children's eBooks, Literature & Fiction, History, Asia, Nonfiction
Size: 3.96 mb
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Rating: 4.20 / 5
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An American Princess: The Many Lives of Allene Tew

by van der Zijl, Annejet

A Wall Street Journal and Amazon Charts bestseller.The true story of a girl from the wilderness settlements of a burgeoning new America who became one of the most privileged figures of the Gilded Age.Born to a pioneering family in Upstate New York in the late 1800s, Allene Tew was beautiful, impetuous, and frustrated by the confines of her small hometown. At eighteen, she met Tod Hostetter at a local dance, having no idea that the mercurial charmer she would impulsively wed was heir to one of the wealthiest families in America. But when he died twelve years later, Allene packed her bags for New York City. Never once did she look back.From the vantage point of the American upper class, Allene embodied the tumultuous Gilded Age. Over the course of four more marriages, she weathered personal ...

Genre: Biographies & Memoirs, Historical, Leaders & Notable People, Specific Groups, History, Nonfiction
Size: 225 pages
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Rating: 4.20 / 5
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Mythology: A Captivating Guide to Greek Mythology, Egyptian Mythology, Norse Mythology, Celtic Mythology and Roman Mythology

by Matt Clayton

Explore Captivating Stories of Gods, Goddesses, Monsters, and Mortals while Learning Fascinating Facts about Five MythologiesThis book includes five captivating manuscripts:Greek Mythology: Captivating Stories of the Ancient Gods, Goddesses, Heroes, and MonstersEgyptian Mythology: Captivating Stories of the Gods, Goddesses, Monsters and MortalsNorse Mythology: Captivating Stories of the Gods, Sagas, and HeroesCeltic Mythology: A Captivating Guide to the Gods, Sagas and BeliefsRoman Mythology: A Captivating Guide to Roman Gods, Goddesses, and Mythological CreaturesThe broad arc of the first manuscript takes us from the dim beginnings of creation as seen in the Greek mythology. We move through the birth of Titans, their overthrow by the Olympian gods, the gods’ dealings with mortals like P...

Genre: History, Africa, Ancient, Europe, Nonfiction
Size: 293 pages
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Rating: 4.10 / 5
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Oswald's Odyssey: Two Hours in Dallas

by Andrew Culver

This is a comprehensive, in-depth timeline of Lee Harvey Oswald's fateful journey from the Texas School Book Depository to the Texas Theater where he was arrested on November 22nd, 1963.

The chronology uses a wide variety of sources to evaluate what witnesses saw, and when they made their statements. The reader follows Oswald, minute by minute, from 12:00, when he was an anonymous warehouse employee, to 2:00, when he was arrested and his fate was sealed.

The timeline reveals how the Warren Commission, and future researchers, picked and chose evidence to create a scenario that would convict Oswald after his death - without a trial. But this thoroughly researched "micro-history" reveals that the official story about the Kennedy assassination is nothing more than a...

Genre: History, Americas, United States, Nonfiction, Education & Reference, Writing, Research & Publishing Guides
Size: 112 pages
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Rating: 4.10 / 5
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In Praise of Folly

by Desiderius Erasmus

This sixteenth-century religious satire by a Renaissance critic and theologian is “a masterpiece of humor and wise irony” (Johan Huizinga, Dutch historian). At the onset of his hugely successful satire of medieval European society, Dutch scholar Desiderius Erasmus invokes the goddess Folly, daughter of Youth and Wealth, who was raised by Drunkenness and Ignorance. She’s followed by idolatrous companions, including Self-love, Flattery, Pleasure, and Laziness.   Through Folly’s wry and humorous speech, Erasmus denounces the superstitions and nonsensical eccentricities of his contemporary theologians and churchmen, monastic life, and the condition of the Catholic Church. An immensely influential humanist text, In Praise of Folly helped lay the groundwork for the Protestant Reformatio...

Genre: History, Historical Study, Nonfiction, Politics & Social Sciences, Philosophy, Religion & Spirituality, Christianity
Size: 108 pages
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Rating: 4.10 / 5
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The Roman Empire: A Captivating Guide to the Rise and Fall of the Roman Empire Including Stories of Roman Emperors Such as Augustus Octavian, Trajan, and Claudius

by Captivating History

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Genre: History, Ancient, Historical Study, Nonfiction, Education & Reference, Schools & Teaching
Size: 9.30 mb
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Rating: 4.10 / 5
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Assyrian History: A Captivating Guide to the Assyrians and Their Powerful Empire in Ancient Mesopotamia

by Captivating History

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Genre: History, Ancient, Historical Study, Nonfiction, Education & Reference, Schools & Teaching
Size: 102 pages
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Rating: 4.00 / 5
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World War 2: A Captivating Guide from Beginning to End (The Second World War and D Day Book 1)

by Captivating History

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Genre: History, Historical Study, Military, Nonfiction, Education & Reference, Schools & Teaching
Size: 112 pages
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Rating: 4.00 / 5
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Celtic Mythology: A Captivating Guide to the Gods, Sagas and Beliefs

by Matt Clayton

Introducing: A Captivating Guide to the Gods, Sagas and BeliefsThe Celts were a people who lived throughout central Europe from about the 500s BC to the AD 700s. In this book, you will discover the various aspects of Celtic beliefs, gods, and sagas gaining a general overall picture of their culture. Their stories will be brought to life so all the details are more than merely a bunch of dry facts. We will enter their world and recreate it in as much detail as possible, from the little bit we know for certain, combined with ancillary facts from the various sciences.With each chapter, you will get a fanciful glimpse into the very personal world of the Celts. Each narrative is there to help you understand the Celtic viewpoint and why their beliefs held such powerful relevance in their society...

Genre: History, Ancient, Europe, Historical Study, Nonfiction, Education & Reference, Schools & Teaching
Size: 101 pages
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Rating: 3.80 / 5
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The Horrors of Vaccination: Exposed and Illustrated (History of Vaccination Book 14)

by Trung Nguyen

"The Horrors of Vaccination: Exposed and Illustrated" is the 14th book in the "History of Vaccination" series.The 25 books in the “History of Vaccination” series shed light on the history of vaccines through the eyes of doctors, scientists, and historical data. They answer the pressing question, “Are vaccines safe and effective?”The 25 books in the “History of Vaccination” series are:1) The Poisoned Needle: Suppressed Facts About VaccinationEleanor McBean, PhD, ND19572) A Century of Vaccination and What It TeachesWilliam Scott Tebb, MA, MD, DPH18983) Vaccination: Proved Useless and DangerousFrom 45 Years of Registration StatisticsAlfred R. Wallace, LLD DUBL., DCL OXON., FRS, etc.18854) Vaccination: Its Fallacies and EvilsRobert A. Gunn, MD18825) Compulsory Vaccination: The Crim...

Genre: History, Professional & Technical, Medical eBooks, Science & Math
Size: 242 pages
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Rating: 3.60 / 5
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Incas: A Captivating Guide to the History of the Inca Empire and Civilization

by Captivating History

Explore the Captivating History of the IncasFree History BONUS Inside!One of the most notable ancient cultures of South America is undoubtedly the Inca Civilization. They once ruled over the largest empire in South America. Not only that - their empire was also the largest in the world at the time. There are many mysteries surrounding the Incas. Where did the Incas originate? And how did they come to rule over their vast empire that incorporated mountaintops, tropical jungles, and coastal lands? What were the most notable achievements of their great kings? What did their temples and monuments look like, especially the capital city of Cusco and their breath-taking mountaintop settlement at Machu Picchu in modern-day Peru?Some of the topics and questions covered in this book include:How the ...

Genre: History, Ancient, Historical Study, Nonfiction, Education & Reference, Schools & Teaching
Size: 110 pages
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Family Genealogy Queries: Campbell, Fulton, Milton Counties, Georgia (Southern Genealogical Research)

by R. Stephen Smith

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Genre: History, Americas, United States, Nonfiction, Education & Reference, Genealogy
Size: 1.07 mb
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Sensations and Mysteries of the Prehistoric World: The great mystical ways of the ancients

by Gina T. Gibbons

Sensations and Mysteries of the Prehistoric WorldThe great mystical ways of the ancientsDespite the fact that humanity is already exploring other planets, its own is still replete with many secrets. Ancient artifacts associated with the origin of reasonable man are still the subject of fierce scientific debate.Traditional science views our civilization as the only rational phenomenon in the history of the Earth. It is believed that before the advent of modern man no resemblance of civilization existed, and could not exist. But is this really the case?In this book, we look at controversial theories and assumptions that relate to the history of past civilizations and cultures.Content:The sensations of the prehistoric worldFlooded ancient citiesWho is the pyramid builder in China?Infancy huma...

Genre: History, World, Education & Reference, Trivia & Fun Facts
Size: 131 pages
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Pour Angélique: Proving the True Story of Oak Island

by Mars Stirhaven

[This is the Free Flowing, customizable, eBook version of the paperback.]His wife is out; the kids are watching TV. A mathematician, intrigued by a cipher he sees on a popular television series, embarks on a voyage of discovery. His research leads him to a series of breakthroughs which would ultimately unravel a centuries-old mystery. A journey of pirates, treasure, ciphers, mystery and tragedy revealing the greatest heist and biggest cover-up in history. The tale is true and the mathematician can prove it. The Mathematician wanted to present his findings in the form of a research paper. His wife, although she no longer acknowledges it, suggested that he write up his findings in the form of a story, with each chapter being more revealing, allowing the reader the opportunity to discove...

Genre: History, Americas, Europe, Mystery, Thriller & Suspense, Mystery, Nonfiction
Size: 288 pages
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The Secret History of Human Civilizations (Extended edition): Travels on the history of mankind

by Sarah B. Williams

This is an extended edition, revised and improved. In it, we plunge into the depths of the sunken Atlantis; learn about the history of the fall of the Inca Empire and go to explore the ancient underground cities.Mankind has always attracted secrets of the past history. Perhaps everyone knows about the Bermuda Triangle and Egypt pyramids, which are the most famous secrets in the history of mankind. But in fact, the unsolved mysteries that perplex modern scientists are much more. In this book, which is compiled from previous studies of the author, we will go on a journey through the waves of the ancient mysteries of civilization and try to unravel some of them.Content:Extended PartSacred fences of antiquityThe fall of the Inca EmpireAtlantis - the lost paradise of mankindAncient underground ...

Genre: History, Ancient, World
Size: 463 pages
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Multiculturalism in the British Commonwealth: Comparative Perspectives on Theory and Practice

by Richard T. Ashcroft

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Genre: History, Asia, Australia & Oceania, Europe, Politics & Social Sciences, Politics & Government, Social Sciences
Size: 305 pages
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Rating: 5.00 / 5
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Communities of Saint Martin: Legend and Ritual in Medieval Tours

by Sharon Farmer

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Genre: History, Europe
Size: 358 pages
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Rating: 4.70 / 5
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Unwavering Valor: A POW's Account of the Bataan Death March

by William T. Garner

Is this real? Clarence thought numbly. When will it end? . . . They were jammed with other prisoners into boxcars and transported by rail to the town of Capas. . . . Although Clarence kept no count, many men died in the boxcars—but there was no room for them to fall.War wasn’t what Clarence expected . . .Through the Bataan Death March, through prison camps in the Philippines and Taiwan, through four months aboard a Japanese hell ship, and finally through a forced labor camp at Kosaka, Japan, Bramley never gave up.This powerful, gripping true story of surviving brutality with optimism and faith is guaranteed to remind you to never lose hope—not in yourself, not in your country, and not in the values for which it stands....

Genre: Biographies & Memoirs, Historical, Memoirs, Professionals & Academics, History, Military
Size: 205 pages
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Rating: 4.40 / 5
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Blue Water Woman (The Nations Book 7)

by Ken Farmer

She's F.M. Miller, former Deputy US Marshal turned bounty hunter—she doesn't backwater to any man. Fiona Mae and her partner, Deputy US Marshal Brushy Bill Roberts are on a suspense filled encounter peppered with old west Indian mysticism, shapeshifters, Spanish gold, and outlaws on the scout in Blue Water Woman.In a country and lifestyle normally reserved for men, Fiona Miller is a special breed of woman. She's rattlesnake fast, an expert shot…with either hand…can ride anything with hair on it and doesn't tolerate injustice or rudeness anywhere or from anyone.Who is she after now? Who is the Blue Water Woman?...

Genre: History, Americas, United States, Literature & Fiction, Literary Fiction, Genre Fiction, Action & Adventure, Historical Fiction, Horror, Westerns, Mythology & Folk Tales, Nonfiction, Classics, American, Historical, Western, Literary, Mythology
Size: 278 pages
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Rating: 4.40 / 5
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The Peloponnesian War: A Captivating Guide to the Ancient Greek War Between the Two Leading City-States in Ancient Greece — Athens and Sparta

by Captivating History

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Genre: History, Europe, Historical Study, Education & Reference, Schools & Teaching
Size: 100 pages
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