Books tagged: late 1800s

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Riverboats and Roses
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 6,040. Language: English. Published: March 13, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Inspirational, Fiction » Plays & Screenplays » American
Riverboats and Roses takes place in the late 1800s along the Mississippi River. Martha Fairbanks must face the death of her husband, Riverboat Captain Anderson Fairbanks, who has been killed in an accident on the river. Martha and her grown son lament the loss of husband and father. But, the grief-stricken widow has an added torment—a secret which she dare not share.
George Washington Keefe
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 2,220. Language: English. Published: February 2, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Baseball, Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Baseball / History
George Washington Keefe was a less than average pitcher for the Washington Nationals during the first seasons of the National League club's 19th century existence, 1886-1889. He established records for most walks in an inning in 1887. Mostly disappointing, but sometimes brilliant, he was 5'8" and left-handed. On one occasion in 1889, he outdueled Hall of Fame, New York Giants pitcher Tim Keefe.
A House For Eliza: The Real Story of the Cajuns
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 64,830. Language: English. Published: November 16, 2012 by Cypress Cove Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Historical » USA, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Family sagas
What is the real story of the Cajuns? This goes beyond the stereotypes given the Cajuns by today’s media, & tells the true story of a Cajun family in Lafayette, LA, at the turn of the 19th century. Through the eyes of Eliza Landry, you will see what it was like to live on a fine plantation in the late 1800s, & raise a family of seventeen children during two World Wars.