Books tagged: miners

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Country Fried Sci-Fi
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 12,630. Language: English. Published: December 25, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure, Fiction » Science fiction » Space opera
Put up your feet and crack open a cold one. This is science fiction that puts in its eight hours and isn't afraid to get a little dirty while its at it. Astronauts and scientists may be the first ones out in space, but the guys with tool belts and fiddles are the ones who'll make it livable. Three rousing stories about folks with more guts and heart than good sense.
Pockee the Moon Bear and the Cave In
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 10. Language: English. Published: June 14, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Children’s books » Animals
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Pockee and his friends travel China and help rescue miners trapped in an illegal coal mine.Pockee and his friends use the powers of the strange coloured fruit that Pockee discovered in the Hidden Valley. His friends use their powers of shrinking and growing to successfully rescue the trapped miners
Alaska Gold Rush: True Stories Told By The People Who Were There
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 12,850. Language: English. Published: July 31, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » History » American, Nonfiction » History » North America
Alaska Gold Rush is a unique collection of 12 stories -- the best we could find -- torn from the pages of gold rush-era newspapers. These are great gold rush stories such as "Rush Into New Fields" and "Miners Fleeced by the Mounted Police" that focus on the real trials and tribulations of novice gold miners and the bandits that prayed on them in a harsh land.
The Colorado Labor Wars: Cripple Creek, 1903-1904
Series: Regional History Series. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 37,580. Language: English. Published: August 7, 2013 by Pikes Peak Library District. Categories: Nonfiction » History » North America, Nonfiction » History » Essays
Commemorating the centennial of the Cripple Creek Labor Wars, 1903-1904, this book recalls the causes and consequences of one of the era's violent labor strikes that spread throughout the Colorado mine fields. A "must read" for those interested in labor history, mining, and a time when the Western Federation of Miners asked, "Is Colorado in America?"
From Paupers to iPads
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 74,130. Language: British English. Published: August 27, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir, Nonfiction » History » Family history
A journey through seven generations, tracing a family's changing fortunes from the woollen mills of Yorkshire and the shipyards of Wales, through two world wars and into the hi-tech world of the 21st century
Walk the Pit Road
Price: Free! Words: 11,210. Language: English. Published: September 5, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Plays & Screenplays » European
Set in a Scottish mining village in the early nineteen fifties where life was still much as it had been before the war. Where the miner's woman folk still used the back green wash houses and everyone knew their neighbours. Where life was often hard but friends plentiful, there came a day when things changed and the village was never quite the same again.
Fools Gold
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 51,370. Language: English. Published: December 4, 2013 by Prism Book Group. Categories: Fiction » Christian » Historical, Fiction » Young adult or teen » Historical
Alaska's gold rush is no place for a lady, but that doesn't scare Ellie Webster. Ellie travels with her younger brother to the wilds of the Klondike gold rush to save the family farm. She’s prepared for hardship on the trail, but not for the sparkling blue eyes of Duke Masterson, a charming saloon keeper.
Claim 227
Price: $1.34 USD. Words: 7,640. Language: English. Published: April 28, 2014 by Red Kittys Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Western, Fiction » Historical » Western & American frontier
He knew as soon as he touched it what it was. Holding it up to Andrews, yelling out to him his eyes wide looking wild, "Bonanza, Ya?" Walking to him David saw the yellow stone with other minerals clinging stubbornly to the gold. Taking the cold metal in his own hands, he felt a rush of excitement the gold warmed from his touch. Perhaps this where the fever comes from.
Fire in the Hole
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 131,550. Language: English. Published: August 21, 2014 by Black Rose Writing. Categories: Fiction » Historical » General, Fiction » Adventure » Action
In the late 1880s, two Austrian coal miner brothers were among the thousands of Europeans that immigrated to America. Going to work as replacement 'scabs' for the striking miners at one of the many mines of the booming Southeast Kansas coal fields, they searched for a better life as new naturalized citizens, but instead, found the same dangerous and unhealthy working conditions.
Seeds of Discord
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 64,710. Language: English. Published: December 27, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Alternative history
The 1984 miners' strike was the most bitter conflict in British industrial history. Lasting a full twelve months it was responsible for a number of deaths, thousands of injuries and arrests and the dreadful division of communities and even families and the ultimate destruction of a once great industry.