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Varhola, Michael O. 1966-

Overview
Works: 22 works in 57 publications in 1 language and 2,249 library holdings
Genres: History  Case studies  Military history  Guidebooks 
Roles: Author, Editor
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Michael O Varhola
Everyday life during the Civil War by Michael O Varhola( Book )

5 editions published in 1999 in English and Undetermined and held by 929 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This exceptional book will be applauded by writers, students, historians and casual readers alike. From soldiers and statesmen to farmers and firing lines, Everyday Life During the Civil War offers an in-depth exploration of this fascinating era. Using dozens of illustrations, timelines and maps, Michael J. Varhola illuminates the details of Northern and Southern economy; town and country living; food and the impact of the war on diet; popular entertainment; clothing; military life; tools and weapons; slang and much more. Also includes a thorough appendix of resources, featuring books, websites, historic locations and living history organizations
Life in Civil War America by Michael O Varhola( )

7 editions published in 2011 in English and held by 613 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Civil War is a fascinating time period in American history. Life in Civil War America will provide readers with fast facts and statistics about the 1860s from military life to civilian life in both the North and South. Topics covered will include: social and economic realities of daily life; common slang and idioms; diets of the era, including recipes, food preparation and the impact of shortages and inflation on rations; civilian dress; military dress; and technology of the time. The book focuses on the era, not just the events of the war. Period illustrations and photos will further illuminate the era
Fire and ice : the Korean war, 1950-1953 by Michael O Varhola( Book )

8 editions published between 2000 and 2001 in English and held by 186 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Shipwrecks and lost treasures, Great Lakes : legends and lore, pirates and more! by Michael O Varhola( Book )

2 editions published between 2007 and 2008 in English and held by 151 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

From the Publisher: Twenty-one riveting stories and illustrations about ships that met their end in the treacherous waters of the Great Lakes, such as: British gunboat H.M.S. Speedy in 1804, American Navy brig U.S.S. Niagara in 1820, Civil War steamer Island Queen in 1864, the infamous tanker Edmund Fitzgerald in 1975, and many more!
Texas confidential : sex, scandal, murder, and mayhem in the Lone Star State by Michael O Varhola( Book )

5 editions published between 2011 and 2018 in English and held by 78 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The latest installment in the Confidential series, Texas Confidential pokes at the seamy underbelly of the Lone Star State, where folks do everything -- including sex, scandal, murder, and mayhem -- in a big way. Author Michael J. Varhola rounds up more than 40 Texas tales -- from the rogues who defended the Alamo to the rogues who brought down Enron. Along the way, readers learn the sordid details of sex -- from Miss Hattie's Bordello in West Texas (now a museum!) to "Charlie Wilson's Whore" scandal -- from corrupt governors "Ma" and "Pa" Ferguson to corrupt politicians Lyndon Johnson and Tom DeLa
Ghosthunting San Antonio, Austin, and Texas Hill Country by Michael O Varhola( Book )

5 editions published between 2015 and 2018 in English and held by 76 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Join us on a journey to some of the most haunted and fascinating places in San Antonio, Austin, and the Texas Hill Country! In this detailed guidebook, author and paranormal researcher Michael O. Varhola leads you through dozens of haunted sites throughout central Texas. All of the places covered here are open to the public, so you can visit them yourself and, if you dare, test your own ghosthunting skills at them
Ghosthunting Virginia by Michael O Varhola( Book )

5 editions published between 2008 and 2018 in English and held by 73 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Virginia and the District of Columbia are fertile ground for serious and casual ghosthunters alike and have no shortage of venues for paranormal investigation if visitors know where to look. Author Michael J. Varhola has spared no efforts to make Ghosthunting Virginia as useful a resource as possible for those interested in visiting haunted sites as he leads readers on a guided tour of the most haunted sites in the Old Dominion and the nation's capital. A great many of these sites have some connection to the Colonial era or to the Civil War, two defining elements in the history of the region. Battlefields, cemeteries, tunnels, caves, bridges, haunted highways, inns and taverns, lighthouses, theatres, haunted cities like historic Winchester, Colonial Williamsburg, and Washington, D.C., and all manner of other eerie locales can be found in this novel and informative travel guide! It's also perfect late-night reading for anyone who loves a good ghost story
Ghosthunting Maryland by Michael O Varhola( Book )

4 editions published between 2009 and 2010 in English and held by 49 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

All the sites in the book have been chosen with an eye toward several criteria, including how accessible they are to the public, how evocative experience a trip to them is likely to produce, and the extent to which they actually appear to be haunted. A great many in the various regions of Maryland have some connection to the Colonial era, the War of 1812, or the Civil War, all significant aspects of the state's haunted history. Maryland is divided into six regions for purposes of this book: Baltimore, Central, D.C. Metro, Eastern Shore, Southern, and Western. Geographically
Ghosthunting Oregon by Donna Stewart( )

1 edition published in 2014 in English and held by 31 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

As part of the America's Haunted Road Trip series, Ghosthunting Oregon takes readers along on a guided tour of some of the Beaver State's most haunted historic locations. Local author Donna Stewart researched each location thoroughly before visiting, digging up clues for the paranormal aspect of each site. In Ghosthunting Oregon, Stewart takes readers to some of the spookiest haunts across the state including: Oaks Park in Portland, where visitors have reported a ghostly apparition of a child in the 1970s style dress; the O''Kane Building in central Oregon, where people have reported seeing ""g
D-Day : the invasion of Normandy by Randy Holderfield( Book )

1 edition published in 2000 in English and held by 22 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

D-Day contains a wealth of essential facts about the Normandy invasion, from the initial planning stages on both sides to the battle's aftermath. D-Day brings these facts together in an informative and concise manner presenting detailed comparisons of the opposing forces, the commanders and their leadership abilities, the planning and execution of the assaults, the fighting qualities of the soldiers of each army, and the weaponry used by both the Allies and the Germans. A detailed-minute-by-minute chronology of events for all beaches and airborne landings is also included
Great Lakes : legends and lore, pirates and more! by Michael O Varhola( Book )

1 edition published in 2008 in English and held by 12 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Great Lakes by Michael O Varhola( Book )

1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 10 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

D-Day : the invasion of Normandy, June 6, 1944 by Randy Holderfield( Book )

3 editions published between 2000 and 2010 in English and held by 7 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Warriors : a comprehensive d20 sourcebook for fantasy role-playing games( Book )

1 edition published in 2004 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Heading in the right direction : here are some tips on how to choose a GPS fleet-management system that's right for you by Michael O Varhola( Book )

1 edition published in 2005 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Great Lakes : legends and more, pirates and more! by Michael O Varhola( Book )

1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Assignment Inyo County by Michael O Varhola( )

1 edition published in 2003 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Assignment Inyo County by Michael O Varhola( )

1 edition published in 2003 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

 
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Everyday life during the Civil War
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Life in Civil War AmericaFire and ice : the Korean war, 1950-1953Shipwrecks and lost treasures, Great Lakes : legends and lore, pirates and more!Texas confidential : sex, scandal, murder, and mayhem in the Lone Star StateGhosthunting VirginiaGhosthunting MarylandD-Day : the invasion of NormandyGreat Lakes : legends and lore, pirates and more!
Alternative Names
Michael O. Varhola American game designer

Varhola, Michael

Varhola, Michael J. 1966-

Languages
English (53)