Books tagged: miners

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A Western Fable
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 113,240. Language: English. Published: July 27, 2009. Category: Fiction » Literature » Western
After his family is killed by a ruthless outlaw, Eddie Black goes on a hunt for vengeance that only destroys what he has left.
The Real Widow Maker
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Price: Free! Words: 79,260. Language: English. Published: June 30, 2010. Category: Nonfiction » History » American
The Real Widow Maker is a composition of short stories highlighting some of America’s worst mining tragedies, including disasters at Sago, Crandall Canyon, and Upper Big Branch. The book tells of the coalminer’s struggle to achieve safer mines, and recounts how a band of Rednecks started the largest labor uprising in U.S history. It's a saga filled with tragedy, but filled with heroics too.
Mine, Mine, Mine....
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Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 940. Language: English. Published: October 1, 2010. Category: Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Business biography
The story of coal mining in America in all its detail, including first-hand accounts of the Sago and Upper Big Branch mine explosions in West Virginia, as told through the eyes of miners, some of whom lived through the blasts. The book will involve interview materials from coal producing companies, including mgmt from Massey Energy, Peabody, and the Mine Safety and Health Administration (MSHA).
The Wrong Place at the Right Time
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 6,240. Language: English. Published: March 21, 2011. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure
Malcom Lee just wanted to get out of the cold and have a warm drink. When he is arrested on Vega Prime for a crime he didn’t commit, things take a turn for the worse.
This Devilish Place The 1810 Worsdale Mine Disaster
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 16,350. Language: English. Published: April 11, 2011. Category: Fiction » Plays & Screenplays » European
Trapped underground after an explosion, can Ben, Harry, William and Sally find a way out.
The Road to the Crown
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You set the price! Words: 10,020. Language: English. Published: May 20, 2011. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » General
In Musteland life just went from bad to worse. Mayor Longstride doesn't care who he steps on to raise his station. Dwarves, guild members, teachers ... all are mere fodder for his political ambitions. But while one free person remains, hope still grows in Musteland. Inspired by current events, this story delves into the quiet moments between the epic battles that shape fantasy literature.
Sam's Treasure
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 63,410. Language: English. Published: October 11, 2012 by Prism Book Group. Category: Fiction » Romance » Historical
When Sheriff Trace Wallace overhears outlaws planning to kidnap and enslave an older boy, he soon discovers the unruly young man is, in fact, a beautiful but tough woman who not only helps him bring in the bad guys, but also ensnares his heart. For love is the greatest treasure of all...
Transitions
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Price: $5.95 USD. Words: 22,770. Language: English. Published: October 17, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
A joyous memoir of early 20th Century life in the small mining town of Franklin, New Jersey. From flowers to influenza, immigrants to imagination, this happy read recalls life at a sometimes simpler, sometimes stark, time in the life of America.
The Legend of Green Pan and the Big Secret
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Price: $1.20 USD. Words: 1,670. Language: English. Published: October 17, 2012 by Style Writes Now. Category: Fiction » Anthologies » Mystery
In mining regions there have always been legends about little green people, who enter mines and quarries and who are bound to bump into miners occasionally. Some believe that miners should not say anything during such encounters, otherwise their shafts might be levelled to the ground or some other accident might happen.
Dragon's Son
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 4,650. Language: English. Published: November 11, 2012 by Knotted Road Press. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » General
Long Yen works hard to be a good dragon's son, doing everything his family asks him to do, even if it involves being a money launderer or stealing a miner's ID. Now, he's been arrested, and this strange, foreign lawyer is asking him to turn against his family for his freedom.