Books tagged: 20th century

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Ben Franklin's Web Site
By Robert Ellis Smith
Price: $4.50 USD. Words: 145,880. Language: English. Published: August 14, 2010 by R. E. Smith. Category: Nonfiction
This engaging book explores the hidden niches of American history to discover the tug between Americans' yearning for privacy and their insatiable curiosity. It includes histories of wiretapping, credit reporting, sexual practices, Social Security numbers and ID cards, modern principles of privacy protection, and the coming of the Internet and the new challenges to personal privacy it brings.
L'Homme impossible
By Vera Ouchakov
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 115,230. Language: French. Published: August 26, 2011 by Le signe bleu. Category: Fiction
L'Homme impossible est une saga familiale colorée et pittoresque qui suit l'itinéraire d'un homme en devenir, de sa jeunesse, en Corse, à sa maturité, en Tunisie, en passant par Marseille, au tournant des XIXe et Xxe siècles. Il forge son caractère au fil de ses rencontres avec son ami africain, ses amies libérées ou en voie de l'être, avant de rencontrer l'amour.
Travelleres among the stars. Family Chronicles
By Esther Cobler
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 32,460. Language: Russian. Published: September 9, 2011 by izdat-knigu.ru. Category: Nonfiction
Сборник новелл, в которых заложено желание осмыслить жизнь и историю семьи на фоне сложной истории России ХХ века. Collection of short stories written with the desire to understand life and family history on the background of the complex history of Russia of the twentieth century.
All Fathers Are Giants and Other Stories
By Wallace Caminsky
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 52,860. Language: English. Published: March 6, 2012 by New Alexandria Press. Category: Fiction
Heartwarming and sad, life is filled with laughter and tears. But for the children everywhere, the painful transition to adulthood is a universal constant. In All Fathers Are Giants, Wallace Caminsky's collection of short stories and poems brings to life a bygone age now largely lost to suburban sprawl and computer games.
Never Forget
By Karen Mason
Series: Never Forget, Book 1. Price: $2.50 USD. Words: 130,310. Language: English. Published: April 10, 2012. Category: Fiction
1912 and on-board the Titanic, two very different women are embarking on journeys that will change the rest of their lives. Alice is the poor, pregnant girl running away with her criminal boyfriend. Nesta is the wealthy but barren wife of a cruel man who is threatening to divorce her. When the mighty ship sinks, a terrible crime is committed which means these women's lives are entwined forever.
So...This Is Grace
By Donna Anderson
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 70,180. Language: English. Published: May 16, 2012. Category: Nonfiction
So…This is Grace Short description/smashword so…this is grace is a true story of a woman named grace. it follows her through the school years into adult life. she lived through some difficult times developing a strong character of integrity and survival. She came to recognize God’s unending love and care in her life.
Flames of the Tiger
By John Wilson
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 36,570. Language: English. Published: July 4, 2012. Category: Fiction
Over the course of a single night in 1945, in a ditch by the flickering light of a burning Tiger tank, a young German soldier tells his life story to a wounded Canadian. Growing up in Germany in the 1930s, Dieter has been seduced by the pomp and propaganda of the Nazis. Now, having seen battle and having discovered the evils his countrymen are capable of, the best he can hope for is survival.
Twelve Inventors Who Changed the World
By Kevin Roe
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 88,000. Language: English. Published: August 24, 2012. Category: Nonfiction
This book discusses several virtually unknown but amazing inventors and also provides incredibly impressive but little known histories of some recognized inventors. The entire technology of the world we live in today is quite literally built on the work of these individuals. A study of their achievements and the reasons for their achievements despite huge obstacles is worthwhile for anyone.
Celia Whitfield's Boy
By Bill Thompson
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 77,660. Language: English. Published: September 23, 2012 by Second Wind Publishing, LLC. Category: Fiction
Celia Whitfield’s Boy is a riveting, bittersweet, funny and historically accurate account of a talented young man coming of age in a changing, challenging time. Set in the lumber country of eastern North Carolina in the early days of the 20th century, the novel allows us to watch the growth and challenges faced by of young people against a backdrop racism, economic change and politics.
Grandpa's Stories: The 20th Century As My Gradfather Lived It
By Janet McNulty
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 48,350. Language: English. Published: November 5, 2012 by Janet McNulty. Category: Nonfiction
My grandfather grew up in Arizona during the 1920s and 1930s. One week after the attack on Pearl Harbor he joined the Navy. During the summer of 2012, my mother visited him and recorded his stories about growing up, World War Two, and time as an employee at the Pacific Bell Telephone Company. This is the history of the 20th century as he lived it.