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Bred in Chicago to Be A Catholic Women's College Activist
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Price: $4.95 USD. Words: 3,470. Language: English. Published: December 3, 2010 by Worthy Shorts. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
This reflection on growing up during the Depression, her college days and later teaching career, is an adaptation of a memoir by Sister Perkins that appeared in an anthology published by Praeger in 2006 (American Students Organize).
Back to College after the War
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Price: $4.95 USD. Words: 5,260. Language: English. Published: December 3, 2010 by Worthy Shorts. Category: 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.
Cape Light
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 25,600. Language: English. Published: September 9, 2011. Category: 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.
Hard News: The Coming of Age Story of a Criminal
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 45,540. Language: English. Published: March 16, 2013. Category: 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.
Center of Attention: Hide in Plain Sight Series-Book 1
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 82,450. Language: American English. Published: August 21, 2013 by March Winds Publishing. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Historical
Is it possible to stay alive when you're surrounded by the enemy?
View from the West Hill
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 52,650. Language: English. Published: November 17, 2013 and represented by Murdoch Matheson. Category: 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
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 54,820. Language: English. Published: November 17, 2013 and represented by Murdoch Matheson. Category: 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.
One For Sorrow Two For Joy
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 43,650. Language: English. Published: November 17, 2013 and represented by Murdoch Matheson. Category: 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.