Books tagged: depression era

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The Hydrographer: The Clyde Steadman Story
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 65,880. Language: English. Published: July 5, 2017 by MoshPit Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Biographical, Fiction » Historical » Australia & New Zealand
This is fascinating prequel to Rocking Horse Rider provides the back-stories of the complex characters in the later novel. Clyde Steadman, the youngest son of Sir Henry and Edith, Lady Steadman, is educated at Winchester College and the University College London and graduates as an outstanding geologist before making a harrowing voyage to Sydney, Australia, on board RMS ‘Osterley’.
Chicago Jazz
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 63,500. Language: English. Published: June 26, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Crime thriller
In the hot summer of 1933, Chicago Detective Tony Alfano is stunned by the violent death of a young Italian woman. As the Chicago World’s Fair excitedly anticipates the celebrated arrival of Mussolini’s twenty-four flying boats, more murdered bodies are discovered. Is this the work of a deranged psychopath? Will Alfano find and stop the murderer before they can kill again? Will the fair be closed?
Chicago Swing
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 59,850. Language: English. Published: June 26, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Crime thriller
In Depression racked Chicago, three people crash into each other, each hoping for vengeance, redemption, and salvation. For veteran Chicago detective Tony Alfano he thought he’d seen it all, but today wasn’t like most mornings: five bombings in the Loop, a case of missing dynamite, and a dead Serbian off Washington St.. Can he stop the killer or will the killer get to him first?
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.