Books tagged: coal mining

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A Walking Tour of Carbondale, Pennsylvania
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,750. Language: English. Published: January 30, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » By region
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 Carbondale, Pennsylvania from walkthetown.com 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.
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
Rats: Murder in a Mining Town
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 21,290. Language: English. Published: April 22, 2011. Category: Fiction » Children’s books » Fiction
Rats is set in a western Pennsylvania coal mining town in the 1920s. Billy Hart tries to clear his father, the town's chief of the Coal and Iron Police, from suspicion of the murder of a mysterious stranger. In his quest Billy faces many dangers and gains surprising new insights about people he thought he knew well. Recommended for ages 8-13.
The Life and Times of Young Sonny Tompkins
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 61,690. Language: English. Published: July 27, 2011. Category: Fiction » Literature » Coming of age
When young Sonny Tompkins is sent to Utah to live with his Uncle Buck while his Dad serves a two year sentence for a crime he didn’t commit, he leaves his boyhood behind and embarks upon a series of adventures that will make him older than his years.
Black Gold
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 80,590. Language: English. Published: May 3, 2012. Category: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Action & suspense
With his job under threat from a vindictive boss (his ex-wife's father) Coalmine engineer Mitch Mayne is plunged into the secretive and dangerous world of international terrorism. Hunter Valley Mines are targeted by a group planning to end Australia's geographical isolation from terrorism and 'terrify the nation out of its senses'.
Sock Full Of Pennies
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 88,770. Language: English. Published: May 16, 2012. Category: Fiction » Anthologies » General
Rusty Sledge is the smallest and the brightest kid in his class. For this, the other kids beat him up and bully him to the brink of suicide. He makes a sock full of pennies and levels the playing field, and his overgrown nemesis, Barry Buckley. Then he turns his weapon into a world-wide coal mining entity that he uses to go after corporate bullies and crush a ruthless coal cartel.A gripping story.
Mountain Blood
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Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 123,850. Language: English. Published: May 26, 2012. Category: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Psychological thriller
Haunted by a tragic accident, struggling to survive, professor Chris Alford quits her job in New York and joins the faculty of a small college in the heart of Appalachia. Amidst rumors of a teacher's disappearance and whispers of "murder," she meets a dark giant of a boy, who pursues her beyond the classroom. Is he a killer, focused on her, or a lonely victim? A shocking event uncovers the truth.
More Tales from the Valley
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Price: $1.00 USD. Words: 37,720. Language: English. Published: August 21, 2012. Category: Fiction » Historical » United Kingdom
'More Tales from the Valley' is a second collection of short stories about life in the South Wales coalfield during the difficult years between 1920 and 1940. Based on the author's personal experiences, they tell how the inhabitants of the fictional village of Brynhyfryd coped with the non-fictional harsh economic conditions during those dificult times.
A Touch of Rural Justice -- another Illinois Love Story
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 66,230. Language: American English. Published: September 24, 2012. Category: Fiction » Literature » Coming of age
MJ and Eddie return to Twin Beeches ready to start a new life. When the stripmining company decides to wipe out Twin Beeches so their processing plant can be seen from Peoria, Martha goes to work and convinces Eddie to sabotage the mine to get them to reconsider. His schemes are brilliant and effective, but the town thinks MJ & Eddie might need a 'Touch of Rural Justice' to set them straight.
Crooked Roads Switch Back
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 30,030. Language: American English. Published: September 30, 2012. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
Switch Back ~ #1 Sheriff Jack Stanley Series A returning soldier weaves a web of confusion on his way to creating a national emergency. Follow Sheriff Jack Stanley as he uncovers and tracks the clues.