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My First Ninety Years
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Price: Free! Words: 3,330. Language: English. Published: August 22, 2010 by Murder Creek Publishing. Category: Nonfiction » Relationships and Family » Family activities
The author gives us an opportunity to experience some of the more memorable moments in her long, rich life. First, as a child growing up in a small town in Kansas during the Depression, later as one of the fortunate young women who went to college during that time, and then as the wife of a very successful Presbyterian minister for 50 years.
The Man Who Needed Killing
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 87,810. Language: English. Published: March 16, 2011. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
“The author never lets any piece fall into place too easily or illogically, never gives any character an easy out from their moral qualms, and colors details so skillfully that you feel the heat of the Oklahoma drought as surely as each little betrayal's knife wound when Joe realizes a friend has lied.”--Publisher's Weekly For other works by this author go to: www.coganbooks.net
The Road Between
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Price: $6.00 USD. Words: 34,120. Language: English. Published: May 9, 2011 by Raven Publishing of Montana. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
As a child living on the Alberta prairies during the 1930s and 1940s, Florence Bell traveled between the influence of three cultures: English morals and manners of her family working as missionaries on the Blackfoot Reserve, her Indian neighbors emerging from their tribal past, and the Canadian people striving for independence. Dust, the Great Depression, and World War II added other dimensions.
Norbury's Confession
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 132,480. Language: English. Published: June 20, 2011. Category: Fiction » Historical » General
"Norbury's Confession" is a historical fiction novel spanning the twentieth century, showing how the lives of the wealthy, patrician Norbury family of New York crosses paths with the Lambies, a hard working farm family from Minnesota. Set against the rise and fall of the asbestos industry in America, the story asks the question; "is it still murder if the only weapon used is a lie?
Harvest The Dust
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Series: THE TALLMAN FAMILY TRILOGY, Book 1. Price: $1.00 USD. Words: 49,720. Language: English. Published: October 18, 2011. Category: Fiction » Drama » American
This story is taken from the lives of my grandparents and those who interacted with them. HARVEST THE DUST is the first of African American Family fictions – following three successive generations of the same family. This is Colt, Arkansas the mid-1930s, a time when the Great Depression still held the nation in its grip, when president Roosevelt struggled to bring relief to the American People.
Cyber Circus
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 79,190. Language: English. Published: October 24, 2011 by NewCon Press. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » General
Fast-paced cyber-punk action; a twisted love story set against the background of the American dustbowl. Love and hate, life and death grapple aboard a vast hot air balloon that is Cyber Circus. Hellequin, last of the HawkEye military elite, awaits the inevitable madness brought on by his biomorph implant. But first, he's determined to save the life of escaped courtesan turned-dancer Desirous Nim.
The Dandelion Clock
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 5,470. Language: English. Published: February 25, 2012. Category: Fiction » Horror » General
Horror short story. In the depths of the Great Depression, a Panhandle family finds a mysterious contagion may make more than their dreams blow away with the wind.
The Angry Dust
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 85,890. Language: English. Published: March 20, 2012 by The Wessex Collective. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Prescott Barnes and his family leave the dust bowl for California, but there its similarities with The Grapes of Wrath end. The grandson of a wealthy preacher who disinherited Prescott’s father, Barnes, despite his cynical black humor, hostility to religion, and his illiteracy, possesses a fierce integrity and passions that make him larger than life at the same time he is perfectly human.
Obama Will Win, but Romney Will Be President
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 60,420. Language: English. Published: June 21, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » White house
This book analyzes every presidential election in U.S. history, focusing on how political parties emerged and learned how to target Electoral College votes. Dr. Murdock analyzes the upcoming 2012 presidential campaign between Barack Obama and Mitt Romney and predicts the results state by state. His conclusion is that Obama will win the popular vote, but lose in the Electoral College
The Great Depression: A History Just For Kids
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Series: A History Just for Kids, Book 14. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 7,980. Language: English. Published: August 9, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Children's Books » History / United States / General
The temperature is about 40 degrees on this cold November morning. It’s only 6:30 AM, but a line has already formed outside of the kitchen. One by one, the men come from different directions and place themselves at the back of the line. They shuffle back and forth, from one foot to the other, trying to keep warm.