Books tagged: 1930s

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The Remarkable Life of Kitty McInerney: How A Poor Irish Immigrant Raised 17 Children in Great Depression New York
By Christopher Prince
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 15,210. Language: English. Published: October 7, 2009. Category: Nonfiction
The true story of a poor Irish immigrant who raised 17 children in Great Depression New York. Kitty McInerney’s life rode a wave of social and political transformation that would come to define modern America. Poor, burdened, and uncelebrated, Kitty McInerney is remarkable for her unrelenting faith, her unique, individual struggle and for exemplifying the American immigrant experience.
The Christmas Gift
By John McDonnell
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 6,610. Language: English. Published: December 9, 2009. Category: Fiction
A heartwarming story about a doll named Constance and how she learns to love a little girl named Sarah in the Great Depression. It takes place in 1937-38, when a homeless girl named Sarah steals the doll from a wealthy woman's house in Philadelphia. Sarah and Constance have many adventures, and both of them learn the value of opening their hearts to love.
A Drifter's Love vol. I A Time for Love
By Musa Lawrence
Price: $14.50 USD. Words: 71,140. Language: English. Published: January 16, 2010. Category: Fiction
Thirteen years after his return home from war, John Avery - a down and out veteran, drifts into a small southern town, and into the life of Emma Dotson. This is a story that touches upon certain challenges one tends to find in a sometimes uncertain modern society, highlighting qualities relating to identity, belief, and loyalty in various forms.
Paris 1934: Victory in Retreat
By Paul A. Myers
Series: European Political Novels, Book 2. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 85,810. Language: English. Published: June 7, 2010. Category: Fiction
In Depression-era France, Sorbonne student Sandrine works with American reporters covering momentous political battles raging on the streets of Paris. In summer, she pursues amorous adventures of her own during the festive Bastille Day celebrations. Destinies intersect in October 1934 when a Yugoslav king arrives in France for an important state visit and a historically startling climax.
Stretching The Food Dollar: Wisdom From The 1930s
By Heather Michon
Price: $1.49 USD. Words: 7,750. Language: English. Published: June 22, 2010. Category: Nonfiction
During the Great Depression, experts from around the country were eager to share their knowledge of food budgeting and frugal menu planning to a hungry population. Using the era's newspapers and magazines, "Stretching the Food Dollar" shows how home economists and nutritionists advised Americans on creating a healthy diet on even the slimmest of budgets.
Nunzilla Was My Mother and My Stepmother Was a Witch
By Terry Silver
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 40,030. Language: English. Published: August 20, 2010. Category: Nonfiction
"Nunzilla Was My Mother and My Stepmother Was a Witch" is author Terry Gelormino Silver's memoir of growing up in three different orphanages in Ohio during the Great Depression and World War II era. Two of the orphanages where she lived were run by a strict order of nuns, and the third orphanage was non-sectarian. Think "Oliver Twist" meets "Angela's Ashes," and you've got the idea.
Her Selfish Desires
By Loretta B. Staley
Price: $1.65 USD. Words: 87,360. Language: English. Published: October 10, 2010. Category: Fiction
Fred was a handsome black man whose family had settled on a ranch in south western Wyoming--Mormon country. Georgia was young, white, beautiful, and headstrong. They fell in love--and dared to cross "the forbidden line." from there began Georgias tempestuous future, sweeping in and out of peoples lives--destroying many. A story of unending love and a a desperate search for happiness.
The Time Magus
By Phyllis Haislip
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 36,210. Language: English. Published: November 17, 2010. Category: Fiction
13-year-old, Jeff’s dad trusts him to test an advanced computer called the Magus. It mysteriously disappears, traveling back in time to 1937. Jeff has to get back the Magus before his father returns. Claire, seriously ill with tuberculosis, finds the Magus. The kids e-mail across time and have to save Claire's family from traveling on the Hindenburg.
Not for Evil
By R. J. Thomas
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 14,890. Language: English. Published: January 22, 2011. Category: Fiction
Frank Lamott was a longtime Chicago gangster who had come to the end of his rope. Finding himself by accident in the small town of Cypress Lake, Illinois, full of regrets about his twenty-five years as a mobster, he decided to turn himself in to the local authorities. Unfortunately for Lamott, turning himself in wasn't as easy as he thought it would be.
Tales of the Red Panda: The Crime Cabal
By Gregg Taylor
Price: $4.95 USD. Words: 61,740. Language: English. Published: January 25, 2011. Category: Fiction
Even the united remnants of Toronto's defeated underworld could not resist the city's masked protectors. But when they join with the murderous might of some of the masked man's deadliest foes, can even the Red Panda match the strength of... The Crime Cabal? All-new adventure and heroics in the style of the Golden Age of Pulp Fiction!