Free history Kindle books for 21 Sep 18

Jinx at the Greenbrier

by Deanna Edens

“A five-year-old couldn’t get into too much trouble, right?”

Jinx at the Greenbrier is a humorous and creative chronicle of a young girl who practically grew up at the acclaimed Greenbrier Hotel, which is one of the finest resorts in the world.

Her stories begin when she arrived in 1936 and met such notable historical personalities as Eleanor Roosevelt, Clare Boothe Luce, and Sam Snead. Her adventures continue through the era when the Greenbrier housed high-level German and Japanese diplomats at the beginning of World War II, then through the days when it served as a United States Army hospital. Jinx’s exploits encompass encounters with interior designer Dorothy Draper, the Duchess of Windsor, and Bing Crosbyâ??just to name a few.

Jinx at the Greenbrier offers a fascinating picture of the celebrities, high-society personalities, and government officials who frequented the grand Greenbrier Resort in White Sulphur Springs, West Virginia during the thirties and forties.

Prop up your feet, grab a cuppa tea, and delight in these misadventures, as told through the eyes of an eighty-six-year-old woman reminiscing about the days when she was little girl growing up at the fabulous Greenbrier Resort.

The Great Pyramid of Giza: A History From Beginning to Present

by Hourly History

The Great Pyramid of Giza

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Ancient Egypt has mystified and entranced generation after generation. Their mastery of architecture, their complex religious ideologies, and their peculiar views on death have given modern-day readers much to ponder. Few, if any, of their remaining relics have produced the awe and spectacular wonder of the Great Pyramids of Giza. These three architectural masterpieces have stood for over five thousand years despite looting, exploitation, and the slow erosion of time.

Inside you will read about…

â?? The Birth of a Wonder
â?? The Architect and Exterior Construction
â?? The Construction of the Interior: The King’s Tomb
â?? The End of the Old Kingdom
â?? The Birth of Egyptology
â?? The Great Pyramid Today
â?? Fringe Theories on the Great Pyramid
And much more!

This book will describe the history, theory, and ideology behind the construction of the last remaining ancient wonder of the world.

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