Books tagged: coal miner

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Misery Mountain
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 86,410. Language: English. Published: July 4, 2009 by Vicann Press. Category: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Drama
Murder, suicide, rape, witnessed through the eyes of an angry teenager. Follow Vance Remke as he discovers shocking family secrets and befriends a bootlegger, who teaches him humanity and coal mining. But the bootlegger's daughter hates Vance and threatens his life. He fights to keep his girlfriend and kills a child to stay alive. Vance brings justice to his enemies but at what price?
I Visited Heaven, But Lived In Hell
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Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 102,160. Language: English. Published: April 2, 2011 by Red Willow Publishing. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
This book makes the perfect gift to send to any soldier, whether in active duty or retired. Follow the surprising life of Nelson Peregoy as he goes from very successful salesman to highly decorated Army combat pilot in Vietnam, to two-star general, to multimillionaire jet setter—to a drunk, broke, and homeless derelict who ends up spending three years in a federal psychiatric prison hospital
The Mining of Man
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,710. Language: English. Published: November 13, 2011. Category: Fiction » Poetry » American poetry
A collection of poetry by Pearl Wooton based on his childhood in Eastern Kentucky.
The Girl From Stretchneck Holler "Inside Appalachia"
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 72,560. Language: English. Published: April 15, 2012 by Brighton Publishing LLC. Category: Fiction » Women's fiction » General
A heart-warming, heart-wrenching collection of short stories of moonshine, cock fights, domestic abuse, Holy Rollers, coal mine thugs and the simple yet complex lives of people up the hollers of the Appalachian Mountains. Coal mining provides a livelihood which is colored by violence, and the rape of mountains has forced an independent people into subservience.
Benny Kauff Baseball Phenom And Outcast
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 8,180. Language: English. Published: March 4, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » True Crime » Organized crime
Benjamin Michael Kauff was a controversial major league centerfielder. He was only 5'8" but possessed tremendous hitting power, especially to right field in the old New York Polo Grounds. Heralded as the "Ty Cobb of the Federal League", he signed with the NY Giants in 1916.. Benny's career ended prematurely in 1920, after he was banished from baseball by Commissioner Kennesaw Mountain Landis.
All Naked & Bare
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 78,940. Language: Australian English. Published: May 17, 2013. Category: Fiction » Historical » Australia & New Zealand
It's tough for coalminers in 1956, and they demand respect from their families. Polly Carpenter copes, but when the mine threatens closure, her life turns upside down. She re-evaluates her marriage, especially when her daughter Kathryn faces danger after being deserted by her drunken father. Despite the narrow culture of the area, hope remains for Kathryn and she looks forward to a bright future.