Books tagged: history of 1930s

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Lew Feldman 1930s Jewish Boxer From Brooklyn
Price: $3.75 USD. Words: 3,340. Language: English. Published: June 6, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Jewish, Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Boxing
Lew Feldman was a very active boxer in both the lightweight and featherweight divisions of boxing, from 1927-1940. He fought Kid Chocolate for the featherweight championship of the world in 1932. Lew was a native of Scotland but came to Brooklyn early in his life. He was raised on the rough streets of Brownsville. I have used contemporary newspaper accounts to chronicle many of Feldman's bouts.
Stranger Stan
Price: Free! Words: 1,170. Language: English. Published: December 12, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Historical » USA
Stranger Stan, in this short story, is about life during the Great Depression of the 1930's in America. A time of hunger, sorrow, depression and hope was a rare commodity. To maintain one's dignity, required metal and physical strength unequaled for the times. Stan was the 'stranger' of the times.
More Tales from the Valley
Price: $1.00 USD. Words: 37,720. Language: English. Published: August 21, 2012. Categories: 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.
Ole Gimlet Eye
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 21,220. Language: English. Published: August 9, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » History » American, Nonfiction » Biography » Military biography
This is a play about Smedley Darlington Butler, who was born in West Chester, PA on July 30, 1881. The lure of the red and blue uniform turned his life to service. Over his father’s objections, but with the help of his mother, at the age of 16 he left home and enlisted in the United States Marine Corps. Thus began a career that lasted 33 years and double awards of the Medal of Honor.
Turning Points: The Campaigns That Changed Canada - 2011 and Before
Price: $9.95 USD. Words: 158,090. Language: English. Published: May 17, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Contemporary political
The dramatic political events of 2011 -- the election of a Conservative majority government after seven years of minority rule -- have sent Canadian politics hurtling in a new and unpredictable direction. The drama of one of the most exciting elections in Canadian history is captured in this revised and updated edition of Turning Points: the Campaigns That Changed Canada.
Ogg
Price: Free! Words: 60,470. Language: English. Published: December 17, 2010. Categories: Fiction » Children’s books » Fiction, Fiction » Humor & comedy » General
You're seventeen, and studying hard for your A levels. How would you like it if you were suddenly adopted by a Great Being, who had been around for ever and knew everything? 'Pretty useful, with all that knowledge and the exams coming up', would be your first reaction, I expect. But then the Great Being lets slip that the end of the world is just around the corner.