Books tagged: history 1900s

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The Twain Shall Meet
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,740. Language: American English. Published: April 20, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Historical » USA, Fiction » Women's fiction » General
In 1913, during a time of segregation and dissension, identical twin sisters Anne and Arlene Arbor have been living separate lives. When they unexpectedly run into each other at an important event in Washington, one of them reveals a dark secret that leaves the other one blindsided and fearful of her sister’s life.
Six Days in Prague
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 16,790. Language: English. Published: April 2, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » Trip Journals
In this article (15,431 words, 33 photographs) we talk about our six-days in Prague. We discuss our daily activities; provide overviews of Prague's 20th century history and architecture; include references; identify key landmarks; and highlight notable persons who were mentioned during our visit. Trip highlights, disappointments, lessons learnt and what we’d do if we visited again, are considered.
An Odd Book: How the First Modern Pop Culture Reporter Conquered New York
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 83,950. Language: English. Published: March 25, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Editors, journalists, & publishers, Nonfiction » Entertainment » Biography
The thrilling true story of a reporter who achieved great fame and fortune writing about New York and Hollywood in the early decades of the 20th century. Buried under a century of change, what Odd wrote about entertainment, media, and politics nearly one hundred years ago still provides a unique glimpse into one of the most fascinating periods in American popular culture.
Fries or Freeze
Price: Free! Words: 1,110. Language: English. Published: January 12, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Biographical, Fiction » Adventure » Travel
Agents 32 and 33 of the psecret psociety journey to Fries (VA, USA) on a cold, gray, ominous December day. There they check out the old dam and power station. Later, they drive down to the north bank of the New River. Mysterious cars seem to be tailing them. Their conversation revolves around known history, possible histories, and lodging. Approx. 1100 words. If a movie, it would be rated G.
In The Shadow Of The Other
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 50,600. Language: English. Published: October 4, 2016 by DevilDogPress. Categories: Fiction » Coming of age, Fiction » Young adult or teen » Fantasy
Thirteen-year-old Jennifer is coming of age, finding out the truth of her mother’s passing, her father’s heritage, the mystery behind her new puppy, and her own inherited legacy. Against the forces of evil, a champion must arise. But is Jennifer ready? Family takes many forms. Unfortunately, so does evil.
Etta "Granny" Nichols: Last of the Old-Time Midwives
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 74,840. Language: English. Published: July 17, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography, Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Alternative medicine
This book includes a detailed history of the Appalachian Mountains and its people dating back to 1835 in an area called Del Rio, Tennessee. A biography of Etta's life from her birth in 1897 up to her death in 1994 tells how her chosen profession of being a midwife led to National fame. Her story offers inspiration, showing how her caring and loving spirit touched everyone that knew her.
Making It Home
Price: Free! Words: 40,280. Language: English. Published: June 15, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Children’s books » Historical / United States / 20th Century
Book One in the series takes three siblings back to the early 20th century during the mass immigration to America. Dozens of photographs, illustrations, games, and recipes make history come alive!
Norilsk
Price: $5.83 USD. Words: 1,830. Language: English. Published: April 9, 2016. Categories: Screenplays » Documentary
Short history of Norilsk industrial enterprise . One scene game about Japanese prisoners of war in Norillage.
Cloud Cuckoo Land
Price: $5.00 USD. Words: 20,730. Language: English. Published: March 18, 2016. Categories: Plays » Ancient & Classical, Plays » Caribbean & Latin American
A story about African politics, characterized like George Orwell's Animal farm.
The Seahorse at Pike Springs
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,790. Language: English. Published: October 1, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Classics
Imagine, if you will, a connection to a lifestyle, to an ideal; one developed from humble beginnings and faithful tradition. Imagine now, having your life, and the lives of everyone you’ve ever known, defined by this ideal. Blotted out from the pages of history, this intricate timeline twists and turns through rural, 19th Century America and ends in an emotional and dramatic climax.