Books tagged: coal mining town

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Murder In Pittsburgh The Death of an Artist's Model
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 4,820. Language: English. Published: January 27, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Art history, Nonfiction » True Crime » Murder
Grace Roberts was a 25-year-old manicurist and artist's model for hosiery ads across the United States. In her violent death the reader is transported into the life of affluent Philadelphia nearly a century ago. One of her most prominent suitors was the heir to a Pittsburgh coal fortune, a man who was educated at Yale. He and Mary's romance was broken off in 1907 because of social constraints.
All Naked & Bare
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 78,940. Language: Australian English. Published: May 17, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Australia & New Zealand
It's tough for coalminers in 1956, and they demand respect from their families. Polly Carpenter copes, but when the mine threatens closure, her life turns upside down. She re-evaluates her marriage, especially when her daughter Kathryn faces danger after being deserted by her drunken father. Despite the narrow culture of the area, hope remains for Kathryn and she looks forward to a bright future.