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Sporting Pastimes at Seaham Harbour
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 29,530. Language: British English. Published: March 21, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Social history, Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Lacrosse
The development of sport as a social pastime began to grow from the mid-19th century when working people began to enjoy the concept of the "weekend" when they did not work. This exploration of sporting pastimes at Seaham Harbour covers the period from 1835 through to the mid-20th century when sport and recreational activities were woven into the very social fabric of every-day life in the town.
Concealed Drives: A Collection of Poems from North Eastern England
Price: $1.43 USD. Words: 4,330. Language: English. Published: February 14, 2016 by Pen Bal Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Poetry » U.K. Poetry, Fiction » Poetry » Contemporary Poetry
Concealed Drives is a collection of poems framing thoughts and lamentations on bygone eras in North East England. The poems jump from locales to personal scenarios, recalling the history of the places and the accompanying intransigent decline through stark and eery glimpses into lives and environments.
Suicide Notes From A Wedding
Price: Free! Words: 30,420. Language: English. Published: February 16, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Humor & comedy » Black comedy
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Some six months before killing himself, Lucky Saurelius is honor bound to serve as a groomsman at his best friend's wedding. Armed with a rented tux, carton of cigarettes and a bottle of Grey Goose, he strikes out for Pennsylvania. With one last chance to settle his affairs, and no chance of turning things around, Lucky inadvertently resolves to compose the suicide note to end all suicide notes.
A Man from the North East
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 95,380. Language: English. Published: June 17, 2013 by Bretwalda Books. Categories: Fiction » Historical » United Kingdom
Women, murder, suicide, assault infidelity and the abduction of children shape, colour and test the loyalties of George, a family man.
27 Views of Durham
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 51,620. Language: English. Published: August 9, 2012 by Eno Publishers. Categories: Essay » Literature, Fiction » Anthologies » General
The Bull City in prose and poetry is a local anthology. Twenty-seven writers capture Durham in essays, short stories, poetry, and even a song, creating a literary montage of this much-storied Southern city. Introduction by Steve Schewel.
Bull City
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 84,710. Language: English. Published: April 12, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
Sid Ellison believes that he’s left Durham, NC, for good. But when his older brother, Tyrell, is charged with the murder of a Pakistani woman, Sid has no choice but to confront his troubled past. Bull City moves from the tobacco factories of Durham to Pakistan and finally to Boston before returning to the South for a dramatic and unexpected climax.
Sidelines
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 85,680. Language: English. Published: April 12, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Football & rugby, Nonfiction » Social Science » Discrimination & Race Relations
Sidelines is an insider's look at the fascinating world of high-school football, and, beyond that, it is also about the death and rebirth of the American community. Stuart Albright uses football to explore our nation's complicated history of race and public education and to explain why some communities continue to thrive while others are slowly dying away.
A Walking Tour of Durham, North Carolina
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,650. Language: English. Published: June 3, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » By region, Nonfiction » History » American
There is no better way to see America than on foot. And there is no better way to appreciate what you are looking at than with a walking tour. This walking tour of Durham, North Carolina is ready to explore when you are. Each walking tour describes historical, architectural landmarks, cultural sites and ecclesiastic touchstones and provides step-by-step directions.