Books tagged: london underground

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The Boys from the Bush
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 85,390. Language: English. Published: March 11, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Historical » United Kingdom, Fiction » Humor & comedy » General
The exploits of four friends growing up in post-war Shepherds Bush: pre-TV and computer games yet boredom never existed. Schemes were hatched in "H.Q." - a perilous bombed-out house where only bare rafters remained. David, our storyteller - tales usually involving dead bodies. Reggie, the best sportsman. Joey, asthmatic but immaculate - cherry-blossomed shoes, brylcreemed hair. Ken, the narrator.
Snapshots of a War Bride's Life
Price: $4.95 USD. Words: 41,020. Language: English. Published: August 7, 2012 by Joy A. Beebe. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography, Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
A 1940s account of a young English girl and her family living and working during WWII. After an eternity of scary bomb sounds, sleeping under a table, and watching London burn, 22-year-old Joy marries American soldier Carl and leaves Britain behind. Traveling first by troop ship, then by train the couple arrives in Salem with $10 to their name and a two-year-old son to begin their life in America.
The Commuter
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,610. Language: English. Published: December 13, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Plays & Screenplays » European
Derek looks back on the previous thirty years of his life and realises that his working life ,and all the necessary commuting involved with it,has caused him a lot of unhappiness.