Books tagged: 19th century america

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Lincoln Raw: A Biographical Novel
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 127,570. Language: English. Published: August 4, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Biographical, Fiction » Historical » USA
A melancholic poet weathers tragedy, abuse, and self-doubt to keep a sacred promise. Included in the Lincoln Collection of the Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library.
The Ethnicity Of Linda Lovelace
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 4,840. Language: English. Published: February 23, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Biography, Nonfiction » History » Genealogy
Linda Lovelace, born Linda Susan Boreman, was of working class origins. Her father's people came to the United States from England and Ireland. The father was a New York City policeman until his retirement. As Linda Lovelace, Boreman starred in Deep Throat in 1972. She came to dislike her husband who she accused of forcing her to make porn films. Linda's maternal grandfather came to NY from Italy.
Memoirs of a Rum-Runner
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 41,430. Language: English. Published: December 3, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Modern / 19th Century, Fiction » Historical » Western & American frontier
This is the true life story of a Spaniard in the New World. Landing in Mexico as a boy in 1816, Clemente is at heart an entrepreneur, or mafioso; he hustles through wars, gambles against revolutionaries, teetering from one side of the law to the other. Between Havana, Tampico and New Orleans, he amasses fortunes and shakes his fist at death. A bronze statue of him still stands in Utrera, Spain.
The Murder Of A Maine Prostitute In Gaslight New York City
Price: $3.75 USD. Words: 3,510. Language: English. Published: November 20, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » True Crime » Murder, Nonfiction » True Crime » Wild west
Helen Jewett was the daughter of a Maine shoemaker. Raised as Dorcas Doyen, she entered the home of a prominent judge in Portland as a girl. She was turned out of this home for sexual indiscretions. Her misadventures led to a life of prostitution that she lived in establishments in Maine, Boston, and New York City. My text recounts her demise and the ancestry of her family and two of her clients.
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.
Foeman Worthy of his Steel
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 8,900. Language: English. Published: November 20, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Historical » USA, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Political
Abraham Lincoln was an unlikely politician, and yet his 1858 candidacy for the U.S. Senate changed the direction America was headed. This novel excerpt puts readers into the crowds during his first debate with Stephen Douglas and allows them to hear the heated clash of opinions and negative campaigning. This campaign catapulted Lincoln into the national spotlight.