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  • Death of an Assassin: The True Story of the German Murderer Who Died Defending Robert E. Lee

    by Ann Marie Ackermann
    From the depths of German and American archives comes a story one soldier never wanted told. The first volunteer killed defending Robert E. Lee’s position in battle was really a German assassin. After fleeing to the United States to escape prosecution for murder, the assassin enlisted in a German company of the Pennsylvania Volunteers in the Mexican-American War and died defending Lee’s battery at the Siege of Veracruz in 1847. Lee wrote a letter home, praising this unnamed fallen volunteer defe... more
  • The Reverend Peter W. Clark: Sweet Preacher and Steadfast Reformer

    by Elaine Parker Adams
    The book traces the life story of the Rev. Peter W. Clark, a 19th century black Methodist minister in Louisiana. Clark served across the state, and each assignment is reviewed. He built churches and nurtured faith. He was once known as "City Missionary" in New Orleans and held the position of district superintendent in the Lake Charles.District. The book also tells of the struggles of his family to survive the ravages of tuberculosis. The final chapters describe the achievements of two of hi... more
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  • Time Fulfilled 2031

    by Mark Ericson
    Time Fulfilled 2031 is about the return of Jesus Christ to rapture the Christians and judge the world including what may happen between that date and 2040. It uses astronomy (not astrology) and historic events in the Bible to determine the dates for the birth of Abraham, the Creation of Adam, the birth of Jesus and the rebirth of Jesus at His resurrection. It then uses these dates along with additional Bible references, the ancient Jewish wedding and a future astronomical event to develop the 20... more
  • The Black Presidential Nightmare: African Americans and Presidents, 1789-2016

    by Christopher Brian Booker
    The Black Presidential Nightmare is the first book to comprehensively analyze the long relationship between the presidency and African Americans. Beginning with George Washington and ending with Barack Obama, the book's 754 pages are filled with interesting accounts of this contentious relationship. Each president's personal biography, thought, and policies are discussed in a lively and readable manner creating, in effect, a black history of the American presidency.
  • Pondering Pogo's Enemy: One Op-Ed at a Time

    by Herb Van Fleet
    This book contains a series of Op-Eds written by the author. If the reader is looking for material to use in ESSAYS or REPORTS, or for REFERENCE, or even in DISCUSSION GROUPS, this book may be of help. The various "Ponderings" herein may also be used to generate NEW IDEAS or as BACKGROUND or SUPPORT in other works."
  • LOOKING FOR HUMBOLDT & SEARCHING FOR GERMAN FOOTPRINTS IN NEW MEXICO AND BEYOND

    by Erika Schelby

     

     

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    As a German American explores the colorful landscape of the American Southwest, aspects of Spanish and English worldviews collide. With exquisite detail and stark honesty, Erika Schelby expertly weaves a story of culture, exploration, and belonging in this beautiful narrative. From ancient events to the modern day, from the tectonic plates below to the desert above, Schelby’s rendition of the region’s diverse histories is un... more

  • Hana: A Photographic History of Hawaii's Paradise

    by Bruce McAllister
    As an aspiring teenage photographer, Bruce McAllister documented life in Hana, Hawaii’s Paradise, in the 1950s, shooting Kodachrome photographs with his reliable Leica. In this book he has added historical photographs from local and multiple sources to compile this book. There are rare photographs of Paul Fagan, who turned Hana from a failing sugar mill into an exotic tourist destination. There are also chapters on the infamous but colorful Hana Highway, Hana’s beaches, the original Hotel Hana-M... more
  • An Introduction to War

    by Linda Seebeth
    As a Dustoff medic, John Seebeth flew aboard Army helicopter ambulances in Vietnam. The legendary Huey Dustoff choppers were unarmed and often flew into hot LZs without gunship escort. After flying missions for nine months--striving to save lives of wounded soldiers--John received a gunshot wound to his neck during a rescue mission. Linda collaborated with John to write An Introduction to War. The novel is based on historic facts derived from personal interviews, diaries, correspondence, medical... more
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    by Words Doctorate
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  • The Improbable Community: Camp Woodland and the American Democratic Ideal

    by Bill Horne
    The Improbable Community: Camp Woodland and the American Ideal tells the story of a summer camp founded in 1939 in upstate New York that brought together city kids of varying ethnicities to share in the music, folklore and traditions of one another… well before the Civil Rights Movement took hold.
  • Sons of imagination

    by a.t. berrgan
    Do not let the childish cover of elude you that the story is for children (only 8 and above) .. it was.. of course...written for children ... but if you were a teacher for children or a father of children or a mother of children ... If you were a children's literature writer. If you have any vestiges of children's imagination this novel is directed to you before any other child ... knowing that geniuses in any field have succeeded in their lives because of their childish imagination, and their v... more
  • On A Burning Deck. The Road to Akron.

    by Tom Jones

    Based on dozens of hours of unpublished oral histories and a wealth of rare photos, On A Burning Deck, The Road to Akron, offers the only complete portrait of one family's origins in rural Kentucky, migration to Akron, Ohio, in 1917 and work in the rubber factories.

  • Pitchforks and Negro Babies

    by Dale Marcelle
  • Eleanor's Odyssey, Journal of the Captain's Wife on the East Indiaman Friendship, 1799-1801

    by Joan Druett
    It was 1799, and French privateers lurked in the Atlantic and the Bay of Bengal. Yet Eleanor Reid, newly married and just twenty-one years old, made up her mind to sail with her husband, and share the colorful existence of a commander in the East Indies trade. Throughout her incident-packed voyage, with long spells ashore in penal New South Wales and exotic Calcutta, Eleanor kept a vivacious journal. Joan Druett embellishes this remarkable young woman's lively prose with a commentary that illu... more

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