Non-Fiction - Historical

American Justice on Trial

People v. Newton
By Lise Pearlman

American Justice on Trial: People v. Newton by Lise Pearlman presents the trial of Huey Newton in a cleverly constructed style, filling readers in on the drama, the jury selection, and the outcome of the trial. Besides focusing on the Newton trial, the author makes...

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A Musician in the Great War

Diary of a WW1 Soldier
By Adolph Kuellmer, Joanne Kuellmer Franklin

A Musician in the Great War: Diary of a WW1 Soldier is a short volume of military historical non-fiction writing by authors Adolph Kuellmer and Joanne Kuellmer Franklin. Joanne is the granddaughter of Adolph, and has therefore taken on the role of compiling his personal...

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A Walk Through Minden

In the Lives of the Crone and Vegh Families
By Lillian (Sissy Crone) Frazer

Not everyone can trace their roots and A Walk Through Minden: In the Lives of the Crone and Vegh Families by Lillian Frazer shows just how much they may be missing. Beginning with great-great-grandparents, most of whom immigrated from Europe in the mid 19th and...

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A Penny Pilfered

Picking Ben Franklin's Pocket
By Tom Beattie

A Penny Pilfered: Picking Ben Franklin's Pocket is an historical biography written by Tom Beattie. Who was Ben Franklin? He looms large in the annals of American history, as indeed Beattie’s biography demonstrates that he should, but Beattie’s work also shows how little most Americans...

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An Extraordinary Life

By Daniel C. Freeman

An Extraordinary Life by Daniel C. Freeman, an epic memoir, begins during the Depression, when the author's grandparents first moved from Texas to New York with P. Frank Jr to seek a better life. In 1942, P. Frank was drafted into the army, and whilst...

An Unlikely Trio

The Winners of the 1913 Kentucky Derby
By Eddie Price

An Unlikely Trio: The Winners of the 1913 Kentucky Derby is a nonfiction sports racing history book written by Eddie Price. The horse that won the 39th Running of the Kentucky Derby was a long-shot -- the odds placed on him were, and still are,...

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A Bee in His Bonnet

By Bernard J. Fleury

A Bee in His Bonnet by Bernard J. Fleury Ed.D. is a creative biography of his maternal grandfather, Frank King (1877-1958). Born and raised an Englishman of mixed Ojibwa heritage, Frank adopted the United States as his home and served with distinction over a long...

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An Appalachian Boy's Life

A Walk In Three Centuries
By Flem R. Messer

In a memoir as important to human history and understanding as it is to the specific locale’s true representation of human spirit, Flem R. Messer’s plain-spoken but deeply meaningful book, An Appalachian Boy’s Life, relates the tale of a time and place when self-sustainability was...

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A Purgatory of Misery

How Victorian Liberals Turned a Crisis into a Disaster
By Frank Parker and Patrick Lillis

A Purgatory of Misery: How Victorian Liberals Turned a Crisis into a Disaster by Frank Parker and Patrick Lillis has a comprehensive introduction that places the arrival of William the Conqueror in Britain in 1066, continues through the government of Oliver Cromwell to the restoration...

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Answering the Call

With the 91st Infantry Division in the Italian Campaign During World War II
By Stephen L Wilson

Answering the Call: With the 91st Infantry Division in the Italian Campaign During World War II is a military biography written by Stephen L. Wilson. His father, Allen Wilson, was just entering college as a freshman when word came that Hitler had invaded Poland. He...

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