Books tagged: greatest generation

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Finding Fred
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 14,700. Language: English. Published: September 23, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
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Things change in an instant. One minute a family is whole, the next it is completely and irrevocably altered by tragedy. At the age of sixty-two, the author and his family come to grips with the loss of a father and its profound effect on the lives of his family though a set of remarkable circumstances.
The Face Behind the Veil
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 152,380. Language: English. Published: July 31, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Christian » Historical
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In Israel’s ancient temple, only high priests were allowed through the veil into the Holy of Holies. Millenia later, this legacy continues. As the Great Depression loomed, Naomi was born with the birth veil over her face. In those superstitious times, some believed this was the mark of a prophet. But what would the veil really mean to Naomi and how would it impact her life? Explore the mystery.
The Last Mission
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 118,340. Language: English. Published: August 27, 2013 and represented by Dystel and Goderich Literary Management. Categories: Fiction » Historical » USA, Fiction » Adventure » War & military
In World War II, American bombers flew over Germany from bases in England. These missions were a horrific lottery in which, for no apparent reason, some men lived and others died. A lifetime later one of the survivors returns to his base with the answer to an unsolved wartime murder, needing to know the fate of an English girl he loved and abandoned, and seeking the reason why his life was spared.
Looking Up at the Great Depression: Funny Things Happen on the Way to Decorum
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 43,440. 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."