Books tagged: cripple creek

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Sketches from the Spanish Mustang
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 86,520. Language: English. Published: June 19, 2012. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
A jilted husband with a grudge, a bomb, and a dead wife; three mothers facing life and death; a warrior in a battle with his memory; a man at odds with the stereotypes surrounding him; an immigrant looking for fortune in the wrong places; and a woman who can't stop running for her life. These are the subjects of a woman with a gift, a woman who has already lost everything.
A Christmas Angel
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 23,260. Language: English. Published: March 1, 2013. Category: Fiction » Historical » Western & American frontier
A Christmas Angel is a historical novella of Colorado Springs' life circa 1909. The problems of our society today (bank failures leading to recession, hunger, alcoholism) were in full force in 1909 without the cushion of public social services. But the love of widowed mother Penelope toward her feisty, overly-dramatic daughter Elsie helps them reach out to a 'soiled dove' and her infant.
The Colorado Labor Wars: Cripple Creek, 1903-1904
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Series: Regional History Series. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 37,580. Language: English. Published: August 7, 2013 by Pikes Peak Library District. Category: Nonfiction » History » North America
Commemorating the centennial of the Cripple Creek Labor Wars, 1903-1904, this book recalls the causes and consequences of one of the era's violent labor strikes that spread throughout the Colorado mine fields. A "must read" for those interested in labor history, mining, and a time when the Western Federation of Miners asked, "Is Colorado in America?"