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Mattie's Choice
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 81,240. Language: English. Published: September 14, 2017 by Prism Book Group. Categories: Fiction » Christian » Historical, Fiction » Women's fiction » General
It's 1925 in rural Oklahoma. A naïve seventeen-year-old Mattie chooses to elope with Jesse, leaving behind an ideal life with her wealthy and loving family. With hope for a happy future, she vows to stay with her husband through good times or bad, but the wonderful life Mattie dreams of is shattered by Jesse's abusive nature and his refusal to allow her to see her family.
Shirley Temple Biography: The ‘Perfect Life’ of the Child Star Shirley Temple During the Great Depression
Series: Biography Series. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 9,250. Language: English. Published: September 12, 2017 by Digital Publishing Group. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Celebrity biography, Nonfiction » Entertainment » Biography
You are about to discover the astonishing and quite unusual success of Shirley Temple during the harsh times the United States has ever known - The Great Depression of the 1930s. While people struggle for survival, food, shelter, and money, Shirley Temple rocked the entertainment industry and prevented many of the film companies like Twentieth Century Fox from bankruptcy...
The Great Depression
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 5,940. Language: English. Published: July 18, 2017 by Can Akdeniz. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Civilization
IntroBooks delivers up to the minute information covering everything on a topic in only one hour of reading. Our books are written to give essential information in a straight-to-the-point, easy to read format. We have cut out technical jargon, waffle, and unnecessary filler to ensure you get the essential information you need to achieve your goals with confidence.
X-ooming FDR 1934
Series: Time Travel Twins. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 62,720. Language: English. Published: July 9, 2017 by Zippy Books. Categories: Fiction » Alternative history, Fiction » Adventure » General
In 1933, FDR survived an assassination attempt just two weeks before his inauguration. In 1934 another conspiratorial attempt to take over his government was exposed by Congressional investigation. The conspiracy, known as the Business Plot, was led by well-known zealous politicians and wealthy business interests. The Time Travel Twins and friends travel back in time again to keep FDR in office.
Flying through Clouds
Price: $6.91 USD. Words: 48,950. Language: English. Published: July 3, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Historical, Fiction » Young adult or teen » Adventure
It’s not easy being a teenage boy growing up in a tough Sydney neighbourhood in the 1930s. It’s even harder when your dream is to become an aviator, your parents are dead against it, and your girlfriend’s father is the School Principal. But Joe has even bigger challenges he must face and obstacles to overcome if he wants to achieve his dream. He has a plan and won’t let anyone stand in his way.
Awaken, Shadows of a Forgotten Past
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 123,340. Language: English. Published: July 11, 2017 by Melange Books, LLC. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Historical, Fiction » Women's fiction » General
Hard times during the Great Depression force nineteen-year-old Florence, an orphan raised in a monastery, to seek employment outside its walls. Fate brings her to work for a wealthy recluse, General Alexander Sterling. Despite many daunting events and a meddling housekeeper with dark secrets of her own, Florence and the General find themselves falling deeply in love.
Pat's Tavern
Price: $6.00 USD. Words: 31,290. Language: English. Published: May 15, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Social history, Nonfiction » Social Science » Anthropology / Cultural
A personalized history of a Chicago neighborhood as I lived if during the 1930's, 40's and 50's as told through stories, poems and essays including photographs.
Tallweed
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 78,930. Language: English. Published: March 28, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
Faith Naber wanted to share with us what it was like to grow up in Mount Greenwood during the great depression. She started her book at the beginning of her first memory of THE HOUSE that her parents built. Her parents and four children to live in a wall tent on the floor of a house without walls or a roof through a Chicago winter in 1924. Faith was 4 years old.
Easter Water
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 81,990. Language: English. Published: March 23, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Historical » General
Girls born first are unlucky. If they are born into poverty and addiction, they are unluckier still. Easter Water is the story of a firstborn girl, forced to grow up too soon and sacrifice too much. Hilma spends her days in a logging camp kitchen taking care of her younger siblings. Her parents, exhausted by long days filled with hard work and consumed by their own problems...
The Storekeeper's Wife
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 15,810. Language: English. Published: February 20, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Historical, Fiction » Romance » General
Emma, a young bride of a grocery store owner is swept up the Great Depression.. As more and more people become unemployed, the grocery store begins to fail. She's forced to make a decision that no woman should have to make, if she wants to save their future. This heartwarming story features the clever dialogue that Ron Dawes is known for. The ending will surprise you and leave you wanting more