Books tagged: great depression

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Corporate Wellness: Spiritual and secular principles in corporate turnaround and transformation
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Price: $25.00 USD. Words: 95,320. Language: English. Published: April 14, 2009. Category: Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Management and human resources
The world economy is caught in the throes of a second great depression. Many companies are on the brink of failure. Experts have run out of ideas. To restore corporate wellness and corporate enlightenment, leaders will have to follow some very basic and time-honoured principles to navigate successfully during this treacherous time using Biblical laws and medical as well secular tenets.
Tales of a Texas Boy
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 34,690. Language: English. Published: September 8, 2009. Category: Fiction » Humor & comedy » General
Little Eddie tells some almost true Tall Tales set in West Texas of the 1930s. Guess what's true and what Eddie fudged on. Was it about the bear? Cage McNatt's prize sow? The skunk in the cornpatch? Guaranteed for a chuckle and maybe a tear here and there.
The Remarkable Life of Kitty McInerney: How A Poor Irish Immigrant Raised 17 Children in Great Depression New York
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 15,210. Language: English. Published: October 7, 2009. Category: Nonfiction » Relationships and Family » Motherhood
The true story of a poor Irish immigrant who raised 17 children in Great Depression New York. Kitty McInerney’s life rode a wave of social and political transformation that would come to define modern America. Poor, burdened, and uncelebrated, Kitty McInerney is remarkable for her unrelenting faith, her unique, individual struggle and for exemplifying the American immigrant experience.
FDR: Selected Speeches of President Franklin D Roosevelt
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 58,420. Language: English. Published: November 10, 2009. Category: Nonfiction » History » American
The longest-serving President in American history, Franklin D Roosevelt led the nation through its two most lethal challenges of the 20th century - the Great Depression and the Second World War. This is a collection of FDR's most stirring speeches, including his First Inaugural Address ('the only thing we have fear is fear itself").
The Second American Revolution - The Building of an Empire
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Price: Free! Words: 96,760. Language: English. Published: November 29, 2009. Category: Fiction » Literature » War
As a child. Jerrick Ray Davis dreams he delivers powerful speeches to the people. He also dreams he builds an Empire that spans across the North and South Americas. These are not simple day dreams, but ideas that map out Jerrick’s destiny. Jerrick rises up out of the wreckage and devastation of the Michigan economy and turns his dreams into reality...
Stretching The Food Dollar: Wisdom From The 1930s
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Price: $1.49 USD. Words: 7,750. Language: English. Published: June 22, 2010. Category: Nonfiction » History » American
During the Great Depression, experts from around the country were eager to share their knowledge of food budgeting and frugal menu planning to a hungry population. Using the era's newspapers and magazines, "Stretching the Food Dollar" shows how home economists and nutritionists advised Americans on creating a healthy diet on even the slimmest of budgets.
Nunzilla Was My Mother and My Stepmother Was a Witch
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 40,030. Language: English. Published: August 20, 2010. Category: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Catholicism
"Nunzilla Was My Mother and My Stepmother Was a Witch" is author Terry Gelormino Silver's memoir of growing up in three different orphanages in Ohio during the Great Depression and World War II era. Two of the orphanages where she lived were run by a strict order of nuns, and the third orphanage was non-sectarian. Think "Oliver Twist" meets "Angela's Ashes," and you've got the idea.
Joshua's Collection
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,720. Language: English. Published: February 4, 2011. Category: Fiction » Children’s books » Entertainment
Joshua’s Collection is a grouping of five short stories designed to open conversations with children. Knowing the importance of teaching today’s youth high moral character and strong values, the author uses an entertaining method to bring parents closer to their children. Each story will inspire your child to ask questions. At the end of each story, Joshua learns a new and important lesson.
Hooligan: A Mormon Boyhood
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 55,650. Language: English. Published: February 18, 2011 by Zarahemla Books. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
In the days before sunscreen, soccer practice, MTV, and Amber Alerts, boys roamed freely in the American West--fishing, hunting, hiking, pausing to skinny-dip in a river or pond. Douglas Thayer was such a boy, and in this poignant, often humorous memoir, he depicts his Utah Valley boyhood during the Great Depression and World War II.
Hobos I Have Known
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 11,680. Language: English. Published: February 28, 2011. Category: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author
Things during the Great Depression of the 1930s were much different than they are today. Men, soon known to everyone as hobos, threw themselves at the mercy of the residents of the towns and villages they traveled through looking for increasingly scarce work. These short stories tell their story through the eyes of one of the rural people who fed them.