Battle Flag The Starbuck Chronicles Book 3

Author: Bernard Cornwell
Publisher: HarperCollins UK
ISBN: 0007339496
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The third volume in the Starbuck Chronicles. The battle for control of Richmond, the Confederate capital, continues through the hot summer of 1862.

Battle Flag

Author: Bernard Cornwell
Publisher: Harper Collins
ISBN: 9780061835360
Size: 52.80 MB
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Distinguished at the Battle of Cedar Mountain, Confederate Captain Nate Starbuck's career is jeopardized once again by the suspicion and hostility of his brigade commander, General Washington Faulconer. The outcome of this vicious fight drastically changes both men's fortunes and propels AX into the ghastly bloodletting at the Second Battle of Manassas. Evocative and historically accurate, Battle Flag continues Bernard Cornwell's powerful series of Nate's adventures on some of the most decisive battlefields of the American Civil War.

Swashbuckler

Author: Mike McCahon
Publisher: Lulu.com
ISBN: 1291273298
Size: 66.50 MB
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Swashbuckler is an RPG set in a semi-fictional past around the 17th and 18th centuries, in which players take on the characters of daring, swaggering, chandelier-swinging heroes and rogues, quick of blade and agile of body, where style and swordplay matter far more than the odds of success. It's the world of pirates, privateers, musketeers, roundheads and cavaliers, revolutionaries and loyalists, gallant officers, rakes, duellists, dashing heroes and desperate villains. If you've ever wanted to take a proud Spanish galleon by storm or an evil duke's daughter from his castle, or exchange kisses and charming words with plucky heroines between daredevil escapes and desperate duels, this is the place. This book contains complete rules, NPCs and five scenarios.

The Dime Novel Companion A Source Book

Author: J Randolph Cox
Publisher: ABC-CLIO
ISBN: 0313095361
Size: 77.94 MB
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This encyclopedic guide to the American dime novel contains over 1,200 entries on serial publications, major writers and editors, publishers, and major characters, fiction genres, themes, and locales. An introduction provides a brief history of the dime novel. A discussion of dime novel scholarship includes a selected directory of libraries and museums with significant collections of dime novels. An appendix contains a publishing chronology of the more than 300 serial publications, and a selected bibliography suggests further reading. This comprehensive reference will appeal to popular culture scholars and to dime novel collectors. As an important research tool, entries are cross-referenced throughout. An index is included.

Billboard

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In its 114th year, Billboard remains the world's premier weekly music publication and a diverse digital, events, brand, content and data licensing platform. Billboard publishes the most trusted charts and offers unrivaled reporting about the latest music, video, gaming, media, digital and mobile entertainment issues and trends.

We Band Of Angels

Author: Elizabeth Norman
Publisher: Random House
ISBN: 0307799573
Size: 49.53 MB
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In the fall of 1941, the Philippines was a gardenia-scented paradise for the American Army and Navy nurses stationed there. War was a distant rumor, life a routine of easy shifts and dinners under the stars. On December 8 all that changed, as Japanese bombs began raining down on American bases in Luzon, and this paradise became a fiery hell. Caught in the raging battle, the nurses set up field hospitals in the jungles of Bataan and the tunnels of Corregidor, where they tended to the most devastating injuries of war, and suffered the terrors of shells and shrapnel. But the worst was yet to come. After Bataan and Corregidor fell, the nurses were herded into internment camps where they would endure three years of fear, brutality, and starvation. Once liberated, they returned to an America that at first celebrated them, but later refused to honor their leaders with the medals they clearly deserved. Here, in letters, diaries, and riveting firsthand accounts, is the story of what really happened during those dark days, woven together in a deeply affecting saga of women in war. Praise for We Band of Angels “Gripping . . . a war story in which the main characters never kill one of the enemy, or even shoot at him, but are nevertheless heroes . . . Americans today should thank God we had such women.”—Stephen E. Ambrose “Remarkable and uplifting.”—USA Today “[Elizabeth M. Norman] brings a quiet, scholarly voice to this narrative. . . . In just a little over six months these women had turned from plucky young girls on a mild adventure to authentic heroes. . . . Every page of this history is fascinating.”—Carolyn See, The Washington Post “Riveting . . . poignant and powerful.”—The Dallas Morning News Winner of the Lavinia Dock Award for historical scholarship, the American Academy of Nursing National Media Award, and the Agnes Dillon Randolph Award

Confessions Of A Bangkok Pi

Author: Warren Olson
Publisher: Monsoon Books
ISBN: 9814358002
Size: 39.76 MB
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Two-timing bargirls, suspicious spouses and lesbian lovers - it was all in a day's work for Bangkok Private Eye Warren Olson. For more than a decade, Olson walked the mean streets of the Big Mango. Fluent in Thai and Khmer, he was able to go where other private eyes feared to tread. His clients included Westerners who had lost their hearts and life savings to moneyhungry bargirls. But he had more than his fair share of Thai clients, too, including a sweet old lady who was ripped off by a Christian conman and a Thai girl blackmailed by a former lover. The stories are based on Olson's case files, disguised to protect the innocent and the guilty by bestselling author Stephen Leather. Olson has now relocated to his native New Zealand with his Thai wife and daughter, but the agency that he founded is still open for business at www.thaiprivateeye.com.

Moby Dick

Author: Herman Melville
Publisher: Collector's Library
ISBN: 9781904633778
Size: 69.91 MB
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A skipper of a nineteenth-century whaling boat is obsessed with the idea of harpooning the whale responsible for the loss of his leg.