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The War of the Copper Kings
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 86,850. Language: English. Published: May 23, 2012 by Riverbend Publishing. Categories: 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.
The Boarding House
Price: $6.00 USD. Words: 34,620. Language: English. Published: June 8, 2012 by Raven Publishing of Montana. Categories: Fiction » Children’s books » Historical / Other, Fiction » Children’s books » Historical / United States / General
The lives of eleven-year-old Emmie Hynes and her twelve-year-old brother, Conrad are changed forever when a tragic mining accident kills their beloved Papa. Forced to bid a numb farewell to their home and friends in Butte, Montana, they move with their mama into a dilapidated boarding house in Philipsburg, a small town across the mountains.
Klondike House - Memories of an Irish Country Childhood
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 24,010. Language: English. Published: February 21, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Travel » By region
In Klondike House, John Dwyer recounts his memories of growing up in Ireland. Each chapter recounts a way of life that has now largely disappeared. Sprinkled with a selection of fitting works by some of Ireland's best-known poets such as Seamus Heaney and Patrick Kavanagh, this gem of a book is a chronicle of the simple but happy life of an Irish farmer boy.
Evel Knieval The Snake River Canyon X-2 Rocket Jump September 8, 1974
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 3,460. Language: English. Published: March 24, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Extreme sports, Nonfiction » Transportation » Motorcycles
Evel Knieval was in the limelight as a motorcycle stuntman for about eight years between 1967 and 1975. During this period his legend grew throughout the U.S. and worldwide. One night he was drinking at a bar in Montana and was gazing at a photo of the Grand Canyon. He told some people he was drinking with that he was going to jump the Grand Canyon. The U.S. government refused to allow him though.