Books tagged: history 1900s

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Timber Beasts: A Sage Adair Historical Mystery
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 96,340. Language: English. Published: January 30, 2010. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
A secret operative in America's 1902 labor movement, leading a double life that balances precariously on the knife-edge of discovery, finds his mission entangled with the fate of a young man accused of murder. An early 20th century Pacific Northwest historical mystery based on a true crime committed by Portland's ruling elite.
Remembrance
Price: $7.00 USD. Words: 108,400. Language: English. Published: October 6, 2010 by CyPress Publications. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Biographical, Fiction » Historical » General
In 1905, measles ravages a Georgia community, turning neighbor against neighbor. One victim, Luther Smith, is a 29-year old husband and father whose sudden death irrevocably alters the lives of his widow and two young daughters. With no means of support, Leola and her daughters move in with her parents, a home devoid of love. Based on a true story, Remembrance tells a story of love and survival.
The First Wife: A Short Story
Price: Free! Words: 9,370. Language: English. Published: February 13, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Historical » General
Meliva Maric received little fan fare or recognition as Albert Einstein's first wife during her lifetime. Although she was known, it was not until the release of the couple's love letters following Einstein's death that the world began to stand up and take notice. This is a fictionalized account of Mileva and her life.
Travels With Grandpaw
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 42,650. Language: English. Published: March 24, 2011 by New Summerfield Press. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
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"Travels With Grandpaw" is "Tuesdays With Morrie" meets "Tom Sawyer"--in Boots. David Davis is known for his award winning children's books. This is a memoir about his 49 year relationship with his "Grandpaw" and Texas. Hunt, fish, laugh, cry, carouse, and hear stories of early 1900's East Texas. Get to know Ray Lacy--The best man David ever knew.
Zamenhof. The Life, Works and Ideas of the Author of Esperanto
Price: $7.95 USD. Words: 29,740. Language: English. Published: April 25, 2011 by Mondial. Categories: Nonfiction » History » European, Nonfiction » Biography » Other biographies
Released to the public for the first time in in 1887, Esperanto had its specific origins in the fertile brain of a single individual, Zamenhof, and in the particular circum stan ces into which he was born and came of age. It is the story of these origins that Aleksander Korzhenkov's biography sets out to tell.
The Yellowstone, Forever!
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 144,740. Language: English. Published: August 8, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Western, Fiction » Historical » General
How the fabric of history pulled five men together to explore and helped found our first national park.
Ole Gimlet Eye
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 21,220. Language: English. Published: August 9, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » History » American, Nonfiction » Biography » Military biography
This is a play about Smedley Darlington Butler, who was born in West Chester, PA on July 30, 1881. The lure of the red and blue uniform turned his life to service. Over his father’s objections, but with the help of his mother, at the age of 16 he left home and enlisted in the United States Marine Corps. Thus began a career that lasted 33 years and double awards of the Medal of Honor.
Eleanor Roosevelt's Life of Soul Searching and Self Discovery
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 34,660. Language: English. Published: November 5, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography
Transforming the power in Eleanor Roosevelt’s story to your story starts now. Whatever the scale of your rendezvous with destiny, the fact remains it is up to you to live it. The audacity of Eleanor Roosevelt to live out her own destiny challenges us to do the same. After all, it’s not about Eleanor. Her story is history. It’s about us.
Dale Cozort's Alternate History Newsletter - Feb 2011
Price: Free! Words: 19,210. Language: English. Published: December 3, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Military
A twenty-eight page informal newsletter about the alternate history subgenre of science fiction and related science fiction topics. This issue has an excerpt from a Work In Process called There Will Always Be An England, mini-essays on alternate World War II and Space Programs, along with commentary on a range of science fiction topics, including Steve Stirling's Dies The Fire.
Cog Stone Dreams
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 83,140. Language: English. Published: December 22, 2011 by Red Phoenix Books. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Western & American frontier, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Spiritual & metaphysical
Cog Stone Dreams is a whimsical look at 9,000 years of history of the a wetlands area of Southern California, its original inhabitants, Spanish explorers, the gun club that almost ruined it, and contemporary issues. Set in fictional Westbruk, Dessa, an advice columnist of 'Dessa Dreams' really does dream -- magically real, historical and predictive forecasts about the Westbruk wetlands.