Books tagged: depression era

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Me 'n Norman
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 44,260. Language: English. Published: January 26, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir, Nonfiction » Children's Books » Growing Up
A sweet and often humorous collection of autobiographical stories about the childhood friendship of two young boys and their adventures growing up together during the 1930's Depression in a U.S. Naval shipyard town.
A Kind of Homecoming
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,990. Language: English. Published: October 5, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Historical » USA, Fiction » Literature » Literary
Life after a senseless tragedy can be strange. For a close Minnesota family, devastated by such a loss, things become even stranger.
The Key
Price: Free! Words: 121,220. Language: English. Published: July 17, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Social
‘The Key’ unlocks the secret vault of knowledge to give people power without guns, richness without debt, spirituality without fanaticism, knowledge without diplomas and governance without insanity. The key shows why there is war, abuse, ill health, poverty, unhappiness and who profits from this misery. You will discover the real and powerful you.
Beyond Bear Mountain
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 59,330. Language: English. Published: June 19, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Adventure » Travel
Beyond Bear Mountain is a story about three siblings who discover their late father’s unpublished manuscript residing on his old computer. They learn of their grandparent’s bold adventure that inspired their family during the great depression and as a result it created some lifelong friendships.
We Once Had Wings
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 50,280. Language: English. Published: May 1, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Historical » USA, Fiction » Women's fiction » General
Multigenerational family chronicle where mother, daughter and grandmother struggle to find happiness.
Looking Up at the Great Depression: Funny Things Happen on the Way to Decorum
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 43,520. Language: English. Published: April 7, 2015 by Elderberry Press, Inc.. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Essay » Sociology
The author, George L. Andersen, was fortunate enough to be born into the "Great Depression" to a family starting from scratch in "Fish-town"-a poor area of Philadelphia, PA. Today such a start is considered a major handicap; but then, the values and beliefs of all the adults there, were those that made possible the "Greatest Generation."
Sweet Harmony
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 40,570. Language: English. Published: September 10, 2014 by Second Wind. Categories: Fiction » Historical » USA
Sweet Harmony, the first in the Sweet Harmony Trilogy Harmony, Minnesota, 1937 Iris Andersen, protagonist, turns thirteen. Her two sisters are Merry Columbine, nine, and Martha Rose, three. Her parents left Richmond, Virginia, Iris’s real home, and moved to Harmony, Minnesota, a farming community. Iris had no say in this life changing event.
Flavors From The Past: Memoirs and Recipes
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 44,800. Language: English. Published: June 26, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Cooking, Food, Wine, Spirits » American / General
Wilma Weiland Diekhoff recounts her first 18 years, raised through the depression. She tells of her childhood, her schooling, and her courtship with her husband. Interspersed among her story are some 200 recipes from those times, and from the more recent period from family and friends. This is a culmination of a plan to preserve the family heritage.
Harlan Banks and the Treasure of Jesse James
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 53,440. Language: English. Published: July 23, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Gay & Lesbian, Fiction » Adventure » Action
Harlan Banks, 14 almost 15, is a child of the Great Depression in rural Alabama. A normal uneventful life was shattered when the search for a long hidden treasure by the outlaw Jesse James 70 years before, led to a mountainside cave. He is not alone in his search, for a drifter has gotten wind of the treasure and he wants it too. What happens when they meet is explosive and deadly.
Memories
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 30,940. Language: English. Published: May 7, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Humor & comedy » General
This is a collection of shared memories mostly from the author. Chapters one, two and three are about growing up in the depression times and are the lives of my father, father-in-law and his brother. You will find these range from comical to very sad, strange and unbelievable to extraordinary!