Books tagged: pioneer life

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Nine Dog Winter
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 122,110. Language: English. Published: February 2, 2010 by Agio Publishing House. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Snow sports
Nine Dog Winter by Bruce T. Batchelor is a true story, about two young Canadians who recruit nine mismatched huskies, and head out to live in a log cabin and go camping in the Yukon as the temperature plunges to Sixty-Eight Below. Follow this 1980-'81 winter adventure of a young couple intent on recreating the classic Yukon pioneer lifestyle. Includes hundreds of tips from natives and trappers.
Jane, A Woman's Determination and the Wild West Frontier
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Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 70,960. Language: English. Published: May 1, 2010. Category: Nonfiction » True Crime » Wild west
Jane McKechnie Walton was murdered during Utah's pioneer day celebration in 1891. One hundred and eighteen years later, her case - solved. Emigrated from Scotland in 1850, she braved an ocean crossing, walked the American plains as a pioneer and conquered, "Hole in the Rock," where wagons and cattle were lowered 2,000 feet below. Fought Indians and drunken outlaws and settled the west.
Roaring River
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Series: American Frontier--Short Stories by Richard Puz, Story 6 . Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,190. Language: English. Published: October 7, 2011. Category: Fiction » Historical » General
Bushwhackers ambush two men, killing one. The survivor leads a posse to track down the band of killers, leading to an epic battle.
Three Bells & Newtonia
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Series: American Frontier--Short Stories by Richard Puz, Story 7 . Price: $1.29 USD. Words: 6,270. Language: English. Published: October 7, 2011. Category: Fiction » Historical » General
Two short stories are presented about American frontier life in the 1800s. Three Bells- -Settlers on remote Indiana farms prepare for attacks from Chief Blackhawk's warriors. What happens one fateful night changes everyone forever. Newtonia--Compassion is found by settlers on the frontier, caught between warring armies as the Civil War rages in southwest Missouri.
Smoke
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Series: American Frontier--Short Stories by Richard Puz, Story 8. Price: Free! Words: 2,470. Language: English. Published: October 7, 2011. Category: Fiction » Historical » General
Short Story about the American frontier in the 1800s. Prairies are one of God’s greatest gifts, but these can also turn deadly. Pioneers take desperate measures to save everything they have created.
Arkansas Storm and Captain Jonathan Buzzard
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Series: American Frontier--Short Stories by Richard Puz, Story 3. Price: $1.29 USD. Words: 4,880. Language: English. Published: October 7, 2011. Category: Fiction » Historical » General
Contains two short stories from the American frontier of the 1800s . . . Arkansas Storm is the tale about pioneers traveling the big rivers of America on flatboats, when they run into a storm that threatens their lives and the loss of all they own. Captain Jonathan Buzzard is an action-packed tale. Brazen and courageous, he takes on outlaws threatening a pioneer's family on a remote Ohio farm.
STOLEN IN PARIS: The Lost Chronicles of Young Ernest Hemingway: The Marge Bump Affair
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Price: $5.98 USD. Words: 13,420. Language: English. Published: June 5, 2012. Category: Fiction » Adventure » Men’s adventure
Hemmie fell for her in a big way, but she was just too young. She was the charming "coquet" he could not forget. Another year passes and young Ernest Hemingway is 12 years old, spending an ideal summer in Northern Michigan. His awkward family relationships encourage him to pursue friendship elsewhere, with the town girls, the Native boys, and a new animal spirit friend, Chicky.
Prairie Christmas: Short Stories Celebrating America's Pioneer Past
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Price: $4.00 USD. Words: 12,410. Language: English. Published: October 19, 2012. Category: Fiction » Children’s books » Holidays & Celebrations / Christmas & Advent
Journey to America's frontier past and join five families as they celebrate the simple joys of Christmas. Penned by award winning screenwriter Robin Bernheim ("Quantum Leap", " The Legacy of Laura Ingalls Wilder"), these charming stories are perfect for young readers and the young at heart. If you're a fan of "Little House on the Prairie", you'll love these heartwarming tales of times past.
The Nineteenth Century Farmer In Upper-Canada
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 46,910. Language: English. Published: January 20, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Archaeology
In his 1997 Master's Thesis, the author studies the zooarchaeological remains from four historic sites in Ontario, paying close attention to the manner in which these faunal remains were butchered. In his analysis, James introduces culturally relevant quantitative units in order to draw conclusions about the nature of the self-sufficiency of the earliest settlers in Upper Canada.
Journals and Letters of Mother Theodore Guerin
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Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 161,350. Language: English. Published: September 9, 2014 by Sisters of Providence of Saint Mary-of-the-Woods. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Religious biography
Saint Mother Theodore Guerin (Saint Theodora) came from France in 1840 to found the Sisters of Providence of Saint Mary-of-the-Woods, Indiana. A prolific letter-writer and colorful journalist, Guerin comes to life through her writings as an American pioneer, educator, businesswoman and leader. Originally printed in 1937, the new digital edition includes color photographs and a new foreword.