Books tagged: 1916

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My 1916: What the Easter Rising Means to Me
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 52,390. Language: English (Irish dialect). Published: August 23, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » European
A collection of personal stories of people connecting with one of the most pivotal events in Irish history - the Easter Rising of 1916.
Barton & Childers of Glendalough, Co. Wicklow
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 7,900. Language: English. Published: April 21, 2016 by Arthur Kavanagh. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Family history, Nonfiction » History » Reference
Bob Barton and his cousin Erskine Childers found themselves increasingly drawn into the events of 1916-22. As protégés of the British public school system, they were unlikely but highly effective adherents to Sinn Fein. Executed for his beliefs, Erskine’s legacy was to found a dynasty that has already produced a President of Ireland and a senior diplomat in the United Nations.
Dillon's Rising
Price: $3.54 USD. Words: 124,820. Language: English. Published: February 28, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Historical » United Kingdom, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Spies & espionage
Set in 1916 at the time of the Easter Rising in Dublin, this historical thriller is a tale of espionage, love and revenge, and one man's life-and-death struggle to survive six terror-filled days that changed Ireland forever.
The Girl From Erskineville
Series: An Arresting Woman. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 36,200. Language: Australian English. Published: March 1, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
The Girl From Erskineville continues the story of Lillian Armfield, Australia’s first policewoman. When the corpse of a teenage girl is discovered in King’s Cross, Lillian puts her own life in danger to catch a killer and is forced to confront the complex questions of morality facing women in a society where the only choice is often no choice at all.
We Had Such a Lovely Time....
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 21,100. Language: English. Published: May 1, 2013 by David Patterson. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
This is the journal that Dr. Roy Izlar and his wife Camille Izlar during their first year of marriage, 1916-1917. This is a fascinating, if brief, original source from a newly-wed southern couple in the early decades of the 20th Century.
Jake Hehl Brooklyn Robins Pitcher And Catholic League Bowling Star
Price: $3.75 USD. Words: 2,900. Language: English. Published: February 26, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Baseball / Essays & Writings, Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Bowling
Jake Hehl is an atypical biographical subject. He was a high school sports phenom. He excelled in baseball, basketball, and football at Brooklyn Prep. Hehl pitched one inning in major league baseball before being summoned for military duty in World War I. He pitched in the minor leagues from 1918-1926. He was a versatile athlete who became a star bowler in Brooklyn's 1940s Catholic Church Leagues.
Railroad Worker Profiles Wake County North Carolina 1880-1917
Price: $3.75 USD. Words: 7,400. Language: English. Published: January 17, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography, Nonfiction » Transportation » Railroads
My eBook profiles employees of the Seaboard Air Line Railroad, Raleigh and Augusta Air Line Railroad, and Southern Railway. Each of these railroad companies kept offices in Raleigh, Wake County, North Carolina by the late 19th century. Individual workers include train executives, conductors, moulders, firemen, engineers, clerks, and laborers. The text was compiled from city directories, 1880-1917.
Night Train to Nisswa
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 21,420. Language: English. Published: October 9, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Family history, Fiction » Historical » USA
This is a true story about the 1916 Packard, Iowa train wreck and the effect it had on three families from Traer, Iowa - the Van Vlietes, the Kobers, and the Dunlaveys.
STOLEN IN PARIS: The Lost Chronicles of Young Ernest Hemingway: Ridin' the Rails: 1916
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 10,440. Language: English. Published: August 13, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Historical » USA, Fiction » Young adult or teen » Historical
Young Ernest Hemingway, 17 years old, hops aboard a freight train in Northern Michigan with hopes and dreams of heading south. A strange thing happens to him though that stills his travels, but leaves plenty of room for still writing about the adventure.
Ireland Trilogy
Series: Trilogy Collection. Price: Free! Words: 3,280. Language: English. Published: June 13, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Plays & Screenplays
Three short stories set in Ireland. The first story, Perhaps A Few, happens just before Ireland's devastating potato famine of 1845-49. Troika is a story that happens in the dark 1930s, while Blitzkrieg Ireland 2016 considers what might happen during the centenary of the 1916 Easter Rising, the event that led to Ireland's independence.