Books tagged: early 20th century

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Laura's Lost Love
Series: Heart Junction, Book 1. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 65,100. Language: English. Published: January 8, 2010. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Historical, Fiction » Historical » USA
Shortly after Laura happily meets the orphan she intends to take into her home, she learns she may have a difficult time keeping the child. Gavin hates shattering lovely Laura’s dreams of motherhood, but he's duty bound to see to it orphans are placed with married couples only. Undaunted by the handsome man's threats, Laura pushes on with her plans. Golden Rose Award, Recommended Read Award
Stephanie's Surprise
Series: Heart Junction, Book 2. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 72,270. Language: English. Published: January 14, 2010. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Historical, Fiction » Historical » USA
Heart Junction, South Dakota, 1913 Stephanie wants to be the new school principal. Dr. Wesley, whose romantic attentions Stephanie has repeatedly rebuffed, has been placed in charge of finding the new principal for the school. Reaching her goal is a titanic challenge, but Stephanie thinks she knows just how to handle Aaron and win the job she wants. Aaron couldn't disagree more.
Running and Dancing
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 66,610. Language: English. Published: December 22, 2011 by Red Phoenix Books. Categories: Fiction » African American fiction » Historical, Fiction » Children’s books » Historical / United States / 19th Century
Two African American girls grow into teenagers at the turn of the 20th century. The older girl's sister fled the U.S. to find fame and fortune in another country. She left behind a daughter, and the two girls each experience different coming of age adventures, according to their temperaments. Bertine, eldest of the pair, is a runner, like her sister. But Alma enjoys the dance of life where she is.
The Fine Curve of the Moon
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 3,240. Language: English. Published: July 30, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Women's fiction » General, Fiction » Literature » Plays & Screenplays
Were it not for Peter’s sudden slide away from himself, Maggie would have eluded the voices for the rest of her life. But when Peter was lost to her, and the scaffolding that they had erected together collapsed, her carefully constructed life, not strong enough to stand on its own, crumbled to dust. As they had so many years ago, the voices came to her, into the emptiness, into the silence…
Bob Harmon St. Louis Cardinals Pitcher
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 2,840. Language: English. Published: December 24, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Baseball, Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Baseball / History
My eBook is about an early 20th century Major League Baseball pitcher who faded into obscurity after winning 23 and 18 games in the 1911 and 1912 seasons. Harmon played for the St. Louis Cardinals and Pittsburgh Pirates organizations. After his baseball career ended in 1918, he settled in Ouachita Parish, near Monroe, Louisiana. He became a successful dairy farmer and remained close to sports.
Bonanno Family Members In New York In 1920
Price: $3.75 USD. Words: 3,530. Language: English. Published: January 7, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » History » North America, Nonfiction » History » European
My eBook profiles more than 100 Bonanno family members who lived in all boroughs of New York City in 1920. For each head of household, I have listed street address information as well as work industries. Related family members are described. Immigration and Naturalization dates are given, as is literacy data. Entries were researched from the 1920 U.S. Census and New York City Business Directory.
New York City Circus And Amusement Park Directory, 1930
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 2,620. Language: English. Published: January 14, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Performing arts, Nonfiction » Travel » Amusement & theme parks
My eBook is a useful directory of companies in the Circus and Amusement Park industry of Metropolitan New York City in 1930. The text can be used for ancestry research of deeds, defunct firms, family trees, maps, and urban studies. 1930 was the first full year of the Great Depression in the United States. Circus and Amusement Parks firms vied for what little most families spent on entertainment.
Richard Kauffman St. Louis Browns First Baseman
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 2,100. Language: English. Published: February 1, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Baseball, Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Baseball / History
Richard Kauffman was a multi-sport athlete at Susquehanna University in Pennsylvania. He played with several minor league baseball teams and briefly in the American League, with the St. Louis Browns. His tenure in the majors was curtailed when Hall of Fame 1st Baseman, George Sisler, joined the St. Louis Browns in 1915. Kauffman became a flour mill executive for a time in Atlanta, Georgia.
George Washington Keefe
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 2,220. Language: English. Published: February 2, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Baseball, Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Baseball / History
George Washington Keefe was a less than average pitcher for the Washington Nationals during the first seasons of the National League club's 19th century existence, 1886-1889. He established records for most walks in an inning in 1887. Mostly disappointing, but sometimes brilliant, he was 5'8" and left-handed. On one occasion in 1889, he outdueled Hall of Fame, New York Giants pitcher Tim Keefe.
Jake Hehl Brooklyn Robins Pitcher And Catholic League Bowling Star
Price: $3.75 USD. Words: 2,900. Language: English. Published: February 26, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Baseball / Essays & Writings, Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Bowling
Jake Hehl is an atypical biographical subject. He was a high school sports phenom. He excelled in baseball, basketball, and football at Brooklyn Prep. Hehl pitched one inning in major league baseball before being summoned for military duty in World War I. He pitched in the minor leagues from 1918-1926. He was a versatile athlete who became a star bowler in Brooklyn's 1940s Catholic Church Leagues.