Books tagged: 1930s memories

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The Very Catholic Childhood of Licia F de A
Price: $7.50 USD. Words: 40,990. Language: English. Published: September 15, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
From an upper-class, staunchly Indian-Catholic family in Portuguese India, Mimi Correia-Afonso Desai’s memories of her childhood in Goa in the 1930s inspire this story of Licia Fontes de Almida. It is a little girl’s journey, losing and finding her way - determinedly in her own way – as she grows up despite a very Catholic childhood.
Destination Saipan Was Amelia Earhart A Prisoner Of Imperial Japan?
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 5,140. Language: English. Published: May 7, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Transportation » Aviation / History, Nonfiction » History » Military
My ebook looks at theories of Amelia Earhart's July 2, 1937 disappearance. The narrative focuses on Saipan as the probable location of where Earhart's Lockheed Model 10E airplane crashed. Among the people profiled in my book is an eyewitness who saw what she believes to be Amelia Earhart's aircraft as it crashed into a Japanese military zone on Saipan. The witness is still alive in California.
Roosevelt's Gold and Rattlesnakes and 24 Other Short Stories
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 108,630. Language: English. Published: April 30, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author
This book is a revision of and update for one of my previous novels entitled THE TREASURE OF CHAMA VALLEY. Secret loves, unrecognized prejudices, illogical fears, and crying needs are often hidden in human hearts and minds In each person, these feelings and emotions exist simultaneously with an untested potential for cowardice or heroism in the face of adversity.
Bib Overalls
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 11,470. Language: English. Published: September 6, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Author Ken Cannon remembers a childhood summer in 1936, in the San Joaquin Valley of Central California.
Charles Manson The Ancestry Of A Mass Murderer
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 3,160. Language: English. Published: June 21, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Criminals & outlaws, Nonfiction » History » Genealogy
Numerous true crime books have been published about the crimes of serial killer Charles Manson. My ebook differs from these types of books. I have written about the maternal and paternal genealogy of Manson's biological father, his stepfather, and his mother. I hope that readers will enjoy finding out about his roots in Kentucky. His family history can also be traced to OH, NC, NY, WVA, and VA.
Lew Feldman 1930s Jewish Boxer From Brooklyn
Price: $3.75 USD. Words: 3,340. Language: English. Published: June 6, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Jewish, Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Boxing
Lew Feldman was a very active boxer in both the lightweight and featherweight divisions of boxing, from 1927-1940. He fought Kid Chocolate for the featherweight championship of the world in 1932. Lew was a native of Scotland but came to Brooklyn early in his life. He was raised on the rough streets of Brownsville. I have used contemporary newspaper accounts to chronicle many of Feldman's bouts.
As Lambs to His Fold
Price: Free! Words: 47,280. Language: English. Published: February 18, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Inspirational, Fiction » Christian » Western
Nine-year-old cousins Bethany Markham and Leatrice Latimer are inspired to want to get to heaven. It should be easy for girls as righteous as them… Meet the girls and their extended families and relations, including Doctor/Bishop Lindblum, Great-Aunt Salina May Roundtree Gillis, 98-year-old Brother Nickelbee, glamorous Aunt Francie, a pot of African Violets, and Mooey-Moocher the cow.
New York City Circus And Amusement Park Directory, 1930
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 2,620. Language: English. Published: January 14, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Performing arts, Nonfiction » Travel » Amusement & theme parks
My eBook is a useful directory of companies in the Circus and Amusement Park industry of Metropolitan New York City in 1930. The text can be used for ancestry research of deeds, defunct firms, family trees, maps, and urban studies. 1930 was the first full year of the Great Depression in the United States. Circus and Amusement Parks firms vied for what little most families spent on entertainment.
Looking Back with a Smile
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 29,170. Language: English. Published: July 6, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Relationships and Family » Life stages / general
There's a chuckle on every page in this collection of brief, humorous anecdotes that take us on a merry romp through growing up during the 1930s and 1940s, the transitions from grade school to high school to college to the military, work, and finally, to marriage, kids and grandkids. On the way we also laugh about pets, secretaries, bugs in the BOQ, and many more stories told with wit and warmth.