Books tagged: butte

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The Big Sky, By and By: True Stories, Real People and Strange Times in the Heart of Montana
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 69,670. Language: English. Published: July 10, 2011 by MissouriBreaksPress. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » By region
Here, for the first time, is the collected work of one of Montana's leading journalists, Ed Kemmick. In these timeless pieces spanning Kemmick's award-winning career, he tells a contemporary story of Montana through the eyes of everyday, extraordinary people who define the rugged individuality and big-hearted kindness of the Big Sky State.
Montana Moments
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 58,190. Language: English. Published: October 11, 2011 by Montana Historical Society Press. Category: Nonfiction » History » American
The pages of Montana Moments overflow with enjoyable ­historical vignettes that cover nearly everything important that has ­happened in Montana’s history. Newcomers will find an excellent introduction to what makes Montana tick, while Baumler’s careful ­research and entertaining writing style will delight old-timers.
The Story of Mary MacLane
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 52,970. Language: English. Published: February 20, 2012 by Riverbend Publishing. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
The author was a 19-year-old girl from the raw, masculine mining town of Butte, Montana. With the publication of this book, Mary MacLane became an overnight sensation. She was called the ‘Wild Woman of Butte,’ a Bohemian, a radical, a feminist, a rebel. Although MacLane went on to write other books, none had the impact of this one, which remains a tour de force about life, love, and longing.
The War of the Copper Kings
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 86,850. Language: English. Published: May 23, 2012 by Riverbend Publishing. Category: Nonfiction » History » American
A the dawn of the 20th century, Butte, Montana was the richest hill on earth. Copper was the treasure, eagerly sought for wiring the modern world, and the hard rock below Butte was riddled with thick veins of the precious metal. Those who controlled the copper could make billions of dollars, the fortune sought by three men who fought for Butte’s mineral wealth.
Look Up, Butte! A Walking Tour of Butte, Montana
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 7,060. Language: English. Published: December 12, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » Hikes & walks
There is no better way to see America than on foot. And there is no better way to appreciate what you are looking at than with a walking tour. This walking tour of Butte, Montana is ready to explore when you are. Each walking tour describes historical, architectural landmarks, cultural sites and ecclesiastic touchstones and provides step-by-step directions.
Deadly Reckoning
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 76,020. Language: English. Published: August 19, 2013. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
When a Cessna 180 crashes into a miner's cottage in historic uptown Butte, Montana, Evel Knievel's home town, two men flee the plane leaving behind a third who isn’t talking. He’s dead. Did the victim, a high profile ex-con, deserve this fate? Just how did he die?
Calling the Circle
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Series: Butte Tough, Book 1. Price: $2.49 USD. Words: 79,290. Language: English. Published: September 19, 2013. Category: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Fantasy
Four high school friends accidently release something very evil in the Butte, Montana community when playing with a Ouija board. Through the help of friends, family, and some old-fashioned research they come to understand that magic is real. The friends have to choose whether to delve deeper into the magic and recapture the evil, or to let it destroy their hometown and families.
Priests and Prospectors: A History of Montana, Volume Two
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Series: A History of Montana. Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 41,730. Language: English. Published: September 23, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » History » North America
Montana comes alive from the 1840 to 1870 in this mesmerizing second volume of Montana history. Discover the journey from a sleepy backwater of less than 700 people to a thriving territory of more than 20,000 residents. Learn about Indians and the priests they sought; road builders and the hardships they endured; gold prospectors and the life they led; politicians and the territory they created.
Aristide, la butte meurtrie (Vauquois 1914-1918)
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Price: $10.85 USD. Words: 52,950. Language: French. Published: July 24, 2014 by Editions Dedicaces. Category: Fiction » Historical » General
Aristide est le petit-fils de Louise et Jean-Baptiste qui étaient les amis d’Augustin qui s’est illustré à Loigny-la-Bataille pendant la Guerre de 1870, au Château de Villeprévost. Ces faits historiques sont contés dans un roman, Augustin ma bataille de Loigny, publié aux Éditions Dédicaces.