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My Brothers and Me: The World War II Years
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 13,740. 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: 51,800. 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: $2.99 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.
Ready Reference Treatise: Middlesex
Series: Ready Reference Treatises ยท Study Gudes: English Literature. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 18,390. Language: English. Published: March 6, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Study guides, Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
“Middlesex” is primarily a coming-of-age novel and a family saga. It chronicles the effect of a mutated gene on the three generations of a Greek family.
Touch: A Paranormal Short Story
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 6,930. Language: English. Published: March 6, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Horror » Occult, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Addie is a young farm girl who possesses the power to heal. A trip into town with her father leads to a fateful encounter with a woman who offers Addie the opportunity to exploit her ability for pay. Addie must decide whether to give her family a chance at a new life or do what she feels deep within is right.
World War II: My Experiences as Captain of Company D, 331st Infantry, 83rd Division
Price: $6.50 USD. Words: 64,100. Language: English. Published: March 6, 2016 by Travelyn Publishing. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
The wartime memoirs of Harry C. Gravelyn, Captain of Company D, 331st Infantry, 83rd “Thunderbolt” Infantry Division, United States Army, during World War II.
The Great Depression – A Short History
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 8,850. Language: English. Published: February 16, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » American, Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Economic history
With few jobs available, banks closing their doors, and businesses going under at a rapid rate, Americans found themselves with few options during the period we call the Great Depression. The 1930’s were a dark period in the economic history of American and much of the world. Will it happen again?