Books tagged: the depression

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Dominion Of The Spirit
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 176,700. Language: English. Published: March 9, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Victorian
Dominion of the Spirit is a story of lives forever altered by the vagaries of fate and the irrepressible growth of a nation.
Breaking the Slump: Baseball During the Depression
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 132,580. Language: English. Published: December 29, 2015 by Summer Game Books. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Baseball / History, Nonfiction » History » American
It is a tribute to America's love of baseball that it thrived during the Depression, and enjoyed one of its most exciting and interesting eras. Esteemed author Charles Alexander provides a scholarly yet highly entertaining account, told in the greater context of a country struggling against poverty and racism. Winner of SABR's 2003 Seymour Medal for best baseball history book of the year.
The Road Returns
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 151,860. Language: English. Published: July 23, 2014 by Foreverland Press. Categories: Fiction » Classics, Fiction » Literature » Literary
The Mantz Trilogy, particularly The Road Returns, documents a time of great change in America. During this period, young people began to move away from farming as a life choice. The once rare automobile could be found—in almost every barn. The boom and bust of the economy as a result of the war and advances in automation forever changed our way of life.
One For Sorrow Two For Joy
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 43,650. Language: English. Published: November 17, 2013 and represented by Murdoch Matheson. Categories: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Humor and satire
Mary Cook's book of short stories are full of memories of a more gentle time in our history..an era called the Dirty Thirties. Cook transports us back to that time with humor and sometimes pathos, but always with a warmth unmatched by writings of that genre. She introduces us to characters, who turn out to be real people from her past; we can actually picture them romping through the pages.
Time to Blow out the Lamp
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 54,820. Language: English. Published: November 17, 2013 and represented by Murdoch Matheson. Categories: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Humor and satire
Mary Cook's book of short stories are full of memories of a more gentle time in our history..an era called the Dirty Thirties. Cook transports us back to that time with humor and sometimes pathos, but always with a warmth unmatched by writings of that genre. She introduces us to characters, who turn out to be real people from her past; we can actually picture them romping through the pages.
View from the West Hill
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 52,650. Language: English. Published: November 17, 2013 and represented by Murdoch Matheson. Categories: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Humor and satire
Mary Cook's book of short stories are full of memories of a more gentle time in our history..an era called the Dirty Thirties. Cook transports us back to that time with humor and sometimes pathos, but always with a warmth unmatched by writings of that genre. She introduces us to characters, who turn out to be real people from her past; we can actually picture them romping through the pages.
Center of Attention: Hide in Plain Sight Series-Book 1
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 82,450. Language: American English. Published: August 21, 2013 by March Winds Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Historical, Fiction » Fantasy » Urban
Is it possible to stay alive when you're surrounded by the enemy?
Hard News: The Coming of Age Story of a Criminal
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 45,540. Language: English. Published: March 16, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Adventure » General
Being a crook doesn’t mean a person is dishonest. Dishonest people are mostly elected or placed in positions of power that are above their emotional or mental quotients. People who only divert money, crooked or not, are honest about it. It’s the ones who want to control you that are the most dangerous. And you can recognize them in an instant. Resist them.
Cape Light
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 25,590. Language: English. Published: September 9, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
It's 1933. The nation is in Depression. Prohibition is skidding to an end. A New York City lawyer, takes a "collection" assignment on Cape Cod. He's either to find a missing shipment of scotch, or to collect its worth from the locals who for years have paid bills with nighttime work. The lawyer finds a lost love and a couple of young summer actors, and a new President.
Back to College after the War
Price: $4.95 USD. Words: 5,260. Language: English. Published: December 3, 2010 by Worthy Shorts. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Memoirs of a World War II veteran and publishing industry professional (and founder of Worthy Shorts). A story of the colorful urban ethnic street and campus life of the depression and war-time era in New York City, and of a multicultural experience of military and college life that began the rapid dismantling of the invisible discriminatory barriers.