Books tagged: midwestern

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Possum Trot
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Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 39,670. Language: English. Published: May 19, 2011. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
The pieces in this collection form a lament for a way of life mostly gone. “The family farm is dead. Did you know?” says one character within. “E.B. White writes Charlotte’s Web today, it takes place in a hog confinement. Imagine Wilbur living in a concentration camp for pigs.”
Stan by Me
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 54,210. Language: English. Published: November 24, 2011. Category: Fiction » Humor & comedy » General
"CARPE DIEM! IDIOT." Follow Ollie Schurtz as he ventures back to his hometown of Havendale, Missouri for a Christmas holiday he won't soon forget. After losing his job and nearly being killed by his father, Ollie bends the ear of his childhood friend, Stan Tubbs. The two recall what it was like to grow up in Midwestern America during the 1940’s and 1950’s.
Blackout
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Price: Free! Words: 15,010. Language: English. Published: December 3, 2011. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Download, Blackout, a chapbook of stories about the 1995 Chicago Heat Wave. This e-book includes three full-length short stories and three flash fictions related to that historic event. That heat wave set a precedent for large urban areas and how they handle heat-related disasters, a growing phenomenon as global warming increases.
Insurgents
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 69,680. Language: English. Published: June 17, 2012. Category: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Crime thriller
How far would you go to help a friend in trouble? Ben Perkins might go so far as to risk his job, but with a friend like David Telano, in the kind of trouble he's in, he'll wind up risking his life.
Little Girl Big Depression
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 69,040. Language: English. Published: January 19, 2013 and represented by Bird-in-Hand Publishing. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography
A tender, memory-preserved record of growing up in America's Great Depression. Four-year-old Annette Sanasack wakes to consciousness in a tiny Midwestern, Catholic, largely French-speaking town. By the time the novel ends, Annie is six years old and readers have witnessed, from her short-statured but perceptive vantage point, her family’s spiritual struggles through adversity.
1880 Atchison, Topeka & Santa Fe Railroad Directory Topeka, Kansas
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Price: $3.50 USD. Words: 5,010. Language: English. Published: April 25, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Transportation » Railroads / History
The Atchison, Topeka & Santa Fe Railroad was completed to Santa Fe, New Mexico in 1880. I have used ancestral records to compile an employee directory for A.T.&S.F.R.R. for Topeka, Kansas. The directory lists titles of railroad workers, their family members, and where the came to Kansas from. The publication will be useful for students of railroad history and those doing family ancestry profiles.
Cherries In The Snow, Poems For Every Season
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 2,360. Language: English. Published: August 19, 2013. Category: Fiction » Poetry » Female authors
The diverse beauty of every season is captured in this collection of 28 memorable poems. From “Cherries In The Snow” in winter to “Butterfly” in spring – from “Fireflies” in summer to “Wonderfest” in autumn – you will see, hear, smell, taste, and touch life against the backdrop of the Midwest seasons. Leave inspired to appreciate the beauty and wonder of your seasons, too...wherever you are.
The Cheesehead Shuffle (A Quirky Midwestern Mystery)
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 55,550. Language: English. Published: August 19, 2013. Category: Fiction » Humor & comedy » General
When a young and energetic graduate student quits school to help her boyfriend save a small Wisconsin dairy farm, she finds herself drawn into a vortex of absurdity as she attempts to uncover his involvement in the murder of a local man. Anyone who can appreciate the unique sensibilities people from the Upper Midwest will probably enjoy this playful and twisted romp through rural Wisconsin.
Sweet Meat Country - Rude Beginnings (semi-clean version)
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You set the price! Words: 8,940. Language: English. Published: May 20, 2014. Category: Fiction » Humor & comedy » General
Welcome to Sweet Meat Country. At age 30, Maximillian Speed returned to Sweet Meat Country after a decade in California, only to find the town plunged into utter despair. In the grips of drug addiction, poverty, and sexual deviance, the town was at the mercy of the cruel Supreme Raheem a/k/a Slick the Snake Oil Pimp.