Free sports Kindle books for 24 Aug 17

Christopher Carson, Familiarly Known as Kit Carson the Pioneer of the West

by John S. C. Abbott

Christopher Houston “Kit” Carson (1809 – 1868) was an American frontiersman. He was a mountain man (fur trapper), wilderness guide, Indian agent, and U.S. Army officer. Carson became a frontier legend in his own lifetime via biographies and news articles. Exaggerated versions of his exploits were the subject of dime novels.

Carson left home in rural present-day Missouri at age 16 to become a mountain man and trapper in the West. In the 1830s, he accompanied Ewing Young on an expedition to Mexican California and joined fur trapping expeditions into the Rocky Mountains. He lived among and married into the Arapaho and Cheyenne tribes.

In the 1840s, he was hired as a guide by John C. Fremont. Fremont’s expedition covered much of California, Oregon, and the Great Basin area. Fremont mapped and wrote reports and commentaries on the Oregon Trail to assist and encourage westward-bound American pioneers. Carson achieved national fame through Fremont’s accounts of his expeditions.

Under Fremont’s command, Carson participated in the uprising against Mexican rule in California at the beginning of the Mexican-American War. Later in the war, Carson was a scout and courier, celebrated for his rescue mission after the Battle of San Pasqual and for his coast-to-coast journey from California to Washington, DC to deliver news of the conflict in California to the U.S. government. In the 1850s, he was appointed as the Indian agent to the Ute Indians and the Jicarilla Apaches.

During the American Civil War, Carson led a regiment of mostly Hispanic volunteers from New Mexico on the side of the Union at the Battle of Valverde in 1862. When the Confederate threat to New Mexico was eliminated, Carson led forces to suppress the Navajo, Mescalero Apache, and the Kiowa and Comanche Indians.

Carson was breveted a Brigadier General and took command of Fort Garland, Colorado. He was there only briefly: poor health forced him to retire from military life. Carson was married three times and had ten children. The Carson home was in Taos, New Mexico. Carson died at Fort Lyon, Colorado, of an aortic aneurysm on May 23, 1868. He is buried in Taos, New Mexico, next to his third wife Josefa Jaramillo.

RV Camping: How To Make Your Trips Safe And Interesting

by Ronan Santiago

Recreational vehicles (often shortened to RVs) are a brilliant, cost-effect means of travel; both for its own sake and for special occasions such as festivals, concerts and sporting events. Although the risk of violent crime is low, you should still take steps to protect yourself from petty theft (and more serious assaults) just as you would for any activity. With a little thought and preparation, you can help to ensure your journey goes without a hitch.

This book includes advice on:

  • Pre-trip precautions
  • Modifications to make to your vehicle
  • Picking the right pitch at the right site
  • Staying safe around unfamiliar flora and fauna
  • Traveling with pets

Perfect for the RV novice, or someone who is attempting a more ambitious trip than usual, this book will give you tips and tricks to keep you and your possessions safe.

O Treino Físico Completo de Sylvester Stallone: Treino Detalhado para Condicionamento Físico de Rocky e Rambo! (Portuguese Edition)

by Mr. Muscle

Sylvester Stallone montou sua carreira com base em filmes de ação como “Rocky” e “Rambo”, onde mostrava seu incrível condicionamento físico e músculos proeminentes. Em filmes futuros novamente esbanjou seu físico, sendo que até hoje mantém uma forma invejável, prova de quanto o esporte faz com que as pessoas se mantenham saudáveis. E nesta obra passaremos a você as rotinas de exercícios de musculação de Stallone, usados antes das filmagens de “Rocky” e “Rambo”, que foram o seu grande segredo.
Desejamos que nesta obra você aprenda as rotinas de treino de Stallone e as pratique, visando conquistar muita força, músculos admiráveis e, acima de tudo, uma vida saudável e excelente condicionamento físico.
Tópicos tratados neste livro:
– O treinamento físico de Sylvester Stallone usado em “Rocky” e “Rambo”, incluindo séries e repetições para exercícios diários, ricamente ilustrados e com detalhadas informações sobre a realização de cada exercício;
РInforma̵̤es sobre a biografia e legado de Stallone;
– Dicas sobre a dieta de Stallone, visando melhores resultados;
– Dicas sobre os suplementos usados por Stallone;
– Explicações sobre as falsas afirmações de que Stallone usaria esteróides;
– E muito mais…
Aproveite este incrível livro do autor “Mr. Muscle”, premiado autor de Best-Sellers no Amazon. Confira seus outros livros!

Best Places for Fishing in Europe (Extended edition): Fishing and traveling around the world

by William B. Simpson

Best Places for Fishing in Europe
(Extended edition)

Fishing and traveling around the world

This is an extended edition. In it, the materials about the features of fishing in Norway have been added.
From this book you will learn about amazing places for fishing in Ireland, Poland, Austria and Spain. You will learn about the best places for fishing on the unique coasts from Italy to Iceland.
It is perfect for both professionals and beginners.

Fishing in Ireland
Fishing in Poland
Fishing in Lithuania
Fishing in Belgium
Fishing in Austria
Fishing in Hungary
Fishing in Switzerland
Fishing in Spain
Fishing in Italy

The House Out There: A Real Haunted House

by Ryan Tierney

The House Out There is a true story about my experiences with a haunted and abandoned house as a teenager. We’ve all heard stories about abandoned houses hosting all sorts of paranormal entities. It seems as though there’s a haunted house in every town, and this is one of them. Whatever haunted this house, however, wasn’t satisfied with remaining inside. This isn’t simply a ghost story. This is a cautionary tale that will remind you not to play too closely to the darkness.

12 Beautiful Photos For 2018 Taiwan Travelling

by Carol Clark

This is a book including 12 beautiful photos for a 2018 Taiwan Travelling

Imponeret landskab Vol.5 (Danish Edition)

by magnificent beautiful

En storslået udsigt, en smuk scene, der ikke kan udtrykkes i ord, en bog, der samler landskaber, som du ønsker at fortælle nogen.

Intermittent Fasting: The Complete Guide to Lose and Build Muscle While Eating the Foods you Love

by Andrew Johnson

If you are looking for a new and revolutionary way to lose wait then look no further than the Intermittent Fast Diet! This diet spearheaded by Dr. Mosley, has been scientifically proven to give you results. Those that partake of the intermittent fast take on the view that weight gain is a progressive disease.

If you are gaining a few pounds every single year when you are already overweight, there is no doubt about it, this is a dysfunction of your body, and your metabolism is out of whack. Unlike other diets that treat the symptoms of this weight gain disease the intermittent fast diet goes after the root of the problem.

By fasting intermittently your body is able to survive on a lower caloric intake throughout the weak and as a result of this switch, metabolic changes occur as a result. Normally your body is most likely running on extra carbohydrates as its primary fuel source while it leaves stored fat deposits alone for emergency use, but when you fast, the body switches gears and fat becomes the fuel source, allowing you to burn those dreaded fat deposits directly.

And by fasting every other day your body stays prepped and primed to continue this slow fat burn. This is why after just a few weeks of an intermittent fasting regiment people have seen tremendous results with even the most stubborn of belly fat evaporating under the pressure cooker that has been created due to a steady and controlled intermittent fast.

If you have been struggling with your weight, or if you would just like a healthier lifestyle for you and your family, by all means give this book a try! It only takes a little bit of your time to make your whole life better!

Buy this book and discover how you can:

  • Burn fat faster
  • Reduce caloric intake
  • Make healthier meals
  • And a whole lot more!

100 schöne Rätselreime: für Kinder und die ganze Familie (German Edition)

by Jan Fröhlich

100 schöne Rätselreime enthält eine märchenhafte Sammlung mit den beliebtesten Versrätseln für Kinder.
In diesem Buch enthalten sind:
100 Rätselreime zum Raten und genauso viele Lösungen zu den Rätseln. Die Lösungen befinden sich jeweils auf der Rückseite, sodass man sie erst auf Wunsch nachschauen kann.
In Stichworte gefasst:
-> Rätselraten
-> Versrätsel
-> Rätselreime für Kinder
-> Rätselreime für Schatzsuche
-> Rätsel Kindergarten Frühling
-> Rätselreime mit Lösungen

Symphonie Teil 2 (German Edition)

by feel nature

Landschaft, wo sich Natur und Altbauten ergänzen.
Eine ruhige Zeit vergeht.
Verbringen Sie die Natur und entspannen Sie sich in der Stille.

Symphony Part.2

by feel nature

Landscape where nature and old buildings complement each other.
A calm time passes by.
Spend in relaxing nature and settle down in silence.

Symphonie Partie 2 (French Edition)

by feel nature

Paysage où la nature et les anciens bâtiments se complètent.
Un temps calme passe.
Passez dans la nature relaxante et reposez-vous en silence.

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