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The Real Widow Maker
Price: Free! Words: 79,260. Language: English. Published: June 30, 2010. Categories: Nonfiction » History » American
The Real Widow Maker is a composition of short stories highlighting some of America’s worst mining tragedies, including disasters at Sago, Crandall Canyon, and Upper Big Branch. The book tells of the coalminer’s struggle to achieve safer mines, and recounts how a band of Rednecks started the largest labor uprising in U.S history. It's a saga filled with tragedy, but filled with heroics too.
Ludhiana Diaries
Price: Free! Words: 78,550. Language: English. Published: October 26, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author, Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
Ludhiana Diaries is a collection of short stories, based in and around the city of Ludhiana. With a tinge of supernatural, the stories try to capture the spirit of the city along with telling a few interesting tales on the way.
Sex, Family and Fertility in Haiti, Volume 1
Price: Free! Words: 56,550. Language: English. Published: November 28, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Anthropology / Cultural, Nonfiction » Social Science » Developing & Emerging Countries
"Timothy t Schwartz challenges prevailing wisdom ... with a strong set of data. He shows the relationship between marriage, family, fertility, agriculture, and emigration in rural Haiti. He relates beliefs with behavior and opportunities and strategies for living. In the process he makes much sense of rural Haitian life." Bill Wedenoja, Missouri State University
Sex, Family and Fertility, Volume 2
Price: Free! Words: 60,750. Language: English. Published: November 28, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Anthropology / Cultural, Nonfiction » Social Science » Developing & Emerging Countries
"Timothy t Schwartz challenges prevailing wisdom ... with a strong set of data. He shows the relationship between marriage, family, fertility, agriculture, and emigration in rural Haiti. He relates beliefs with behavior and opportunities and strategies for living. In the process he makes much sense of rural Haitian life." Bill Wedenoja, Missouri State University
Simmie... With Secrets
Price: Free! Words: 46,610. Language: English. Published: November 30, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Children’s books » Historical / United States / 19th Century
Clare lives in an alley shack in Chicago's poorest ward in 1894. She sews buttons and hems for Mr. Jones, the sweat boss, and only has a few pennies left to buy bread. Her mother has gone away. Clare doesn't know where or when she's coming back, but she is about to stumble upon a mystery that could change her life forever. It all begins with Simmie, her doll, and a taffy tin full of secrets.
The Old School : The Mid-Valley Elementary School in Olyphant, Pennsylvania
Price: Free! Words: 43,880. Language: American English. Published: November 25, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » American, Nonfiction » Education & Study Guides » Administration / facility management
Plans to build the new Mid-Valley Junior-Senior High School in Throop, PA were put on hold indefinitely. In 1977, the Pennsylvania Department of Labor and Industry condemned the elementary schools in Olyphant and Dickson City, and ordered them closed. Some residents wanted a new school built; others wanted the old schools renovated. Lively debate ensued.
Small Lives
Price: Free! Words: 16,020. Language: English. Published: December 11, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Plays & Screenplays » Middle Eastern, Fiction » Inspirational
Short stories
The Red Balloon
Price: Free! Words: 1,680. Language: English. Published: December 21, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Children’s books » Family / General, Fiction » Children’s books » Fairy tales & fables
Little Fritz, from the (in)famous children's story about the evil sourcerer who captures little children, arrives at the magic castle to free the children and bring them home again. But not all of them are happy to return to the lives they were taken from...
The House in Fez
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 77,200. Language: English. Published: March 21, 2018 by Tirgearr Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Women's fiction » General, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Family sagas
When sisters Juliet and Portia are invited by their estranged mother, Miranda, to visit Fez, they’re shocked on arrival to discover she has married Samir, a man half her age and already married to Zina, and he employs children in sweatshops. Portia defies him to help the children. When Zina plunges from a balcony, Portia is blamed. Juliet and Portia are forced to re-examine their loyalties.
Gunpowder Girls: The True Stories of Three Civil War Tragedies
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 25,780. Language: English. Published: October 11, 2016 by Quindaro Press. Categories: Nonfiction » Children's Books » History / United States / Civil War Period (1850-1877), Nonfiction » History » North America
Never before told account of CW arsenal explosions and the girls and young women who were the victims. "We can now add their names to the human toll of America's greatest conflict," declares Pulitzer Prize-winning historian James M. McPherson, author of Battle Cry of Freedom: The Civil War Era, who calls Gunpowder Girls "outstanding" and "thoroughly researched and beautifully written."
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