Books tagged: great depression

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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
What Child Is This?
Price: Free! Words: 11,350. Language: English. Published: December 15, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Historical » USA, Fiction » Holiday » Christmas
In the Depression Era Midwest, a lost boy, a grieving mother, and a small town deputy sheriff try to bring about a Christmas miracle.
My Brothers and Me: The World War II Years
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 13,910. Language: English. Published: June 26, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Three brothers survive their sinking ships during World War II. Sister recalls these events, supported by old letters and news clippings. She describes strict war-time living conditions, including the rationing of food, gasoline, cigarettes and other items. Living through the Great Depression and World War II was difficult, and resulted in the makings of The Greatest Generation.
Wandering Verse
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 13,610. Language: English. Published: June 26, 2016 by SDP Publishing. Categories: Nonfiction » History » American
Crafted on the Marquette Iron Range in Michigan’s Upper Peninsula during the challenges of the Great Depression, Elsie Nelson’s Wandering Verse captures the daily life of a woman, wife, and mother of the 1930s. Completely immersed in the demands of raising eight children while living in the wilderness, Nelson recorded and cataloged her life with pencil stubs and scraps of paper.
Ella
Price: Free! Words: 51,810. Language: English. Published: June 15, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Historical » USA
Stella is about a young woman’s struggle to survive during the Great Depression, confronted with abuse, poverty and the consequences of her own passionate choices.
Family Secrets
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 88,300. Language: English. Published: June 7, 2016 by Melange Books, LLC. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Family sagas
In the late 19th century, orphans became a ward of the county. When that happened to my grandmother, she was sold as a bond servant, setting the course of her life into motion. At the age of 18 the man who held her bond had taught her to read and write, be a good Christian woman, and the mysteries of housekeeping. Giving her a watch, a bible and $10 she was on her own for the first time...
Chicago Typewriter (A Short Story)
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 3,540. Language: English. Published: May 22, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Historical » USA, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Crime thriller
A newspaper journalist, a mobster’s wife and a hailstorm of bullets; an exclusive story just might be in the making, assuming they can both make it out alive first. Please note that while many of Scott’s stories have a speculative element (science fiction, supernatural, etc.), this one does not and is instead historical fiction.
Understand Financial Crisis
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 6,150. Language: English. Published: April 26, 2016 by Can Akdeniz. Categories: Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Economic history
What actually caused the downfall of the whole financial world? Was it that bad or did it bring along any benefits? To find it out all, read the whole book.