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Remembrance
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Price: $7.00 USD. Words: 108,400. Language: English. Published: October 6, 2010 by CyPress Publications. Category: Fiction » Literature » Biographical
In 1905, measles ravages a Georgia community, turning neighbor against neighbor. One victim, Luther Smith, is a 29-year old husband and father whose sudden death irrevocably alters the lives of his widow and two young daughters. With no means of support, Leola and her daughters move in with her parents, a home devoid of love. Based on a true story, Remembrance tells a story of love and survival.
What to Say: 4 Short Pieces
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,180. Language: English. Published: May 16, 2011. Category: Fiction » Humor & comedy » General
In this short volume of humour stories the author explores the limits of conversation, collaboration in the field of Children's Literature, apprenticeship to a private chef and the vanities of Spring.
Tom Poorman Baseball Player From Lock Haven, Pennsylvania
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 3,150. Language: English. Published: November 2, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Baseball / Essays & Writings
My ebook looks at a versatile and little known major league baseball player of the pre-modern era (before 1903). I have empasized the family heritage of Tom Poorman, as well as his baseball career. Poorman played in the late 19th century, a time when games often ended in ties because of darkness. I hope that my research will create more interest in the history of baseball's early players.
Railroad Employees In Wake County North Carolina
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 7,420. Language: English. Published: January 17, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » History » North America
My eBook profiles employees of the Seaboard Air Line Railroad, Raleigh and Augusta Air Line Railroad, and Southern Railway. Each of these railroad companies kept offices in Raleigh, Wake County, North Carolina by the late 19th century. Individual workers include train executives, conductors, moulders, firemen, engineers, clerks, and laborers. The text was compiled from city directories, 1880-1917.
Luna Rising, The Circle of Conversation (Volume 1)
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Series: Luna Rising, Book 1. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 45,620. Language: English. Published: December 26, 2013. Category: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Literary
Told from the standpoint of a teenager who is a "gifted child", made lonely by his extraordinary mental abilities, this is a coming-of-age story like no other. It is also a family saga set in Sicily where Tony Luna goes searching for his family roots and encounters the ghosts of his ancestors in a place out of time, the Circle of Conversation. Among them, a beautiful woman is attracted to him...
Letters to Emma: Early Oamaru Through the Eyes of the Sumpter Family
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Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 73,340. Language: English (New Zealand dialect). Published: March 4, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » History » Australia & New Zealand
Family letters are at the heart of this book, providing a fascinating window into the social and economic life of New Zealand's European settlers, and into life in early Oamaru and Rakaia in particular.