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How They Lived: The Everyday Lives of Hungarian Jews, 1867-1940
Price: $45.00 USD. Words: 61,310. Language: English. Published: April 13, 2016 by ceupress. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Jewish
This book documents the physical aspects of the lives of Hungarian Jews in the late 19th and early 20th centuries: the way they looked, the kind of neighborhoods and apartments they lived in, and the places where they worked. Regardless of whether they lived integrated within the majority society or in separate communities, they were an important and integral part of the nation.
Prairie Landscapes
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 72,290. Language: English. Published: June 11, 2015. Categories: Essay » Literature
A mash-up of Ted Kooser's Local Wonders, Roger Welch's Shingling the Fog and my own lifetime as an environmental journalist. Prairie Landscapes represents the ramblings of one mind prowling the Great Plains. With its focus on families and landed communities, it brings you face to face with the prairie and its creatures, including the two-legged ones.
Moving with the Music
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 15,620. Language: English. Published: December 18, 2013 by ManyTracks. Categories: Fiction » Urban
Here she was in the city, in an old house that looked worse than she felt. The past hadn't gone very far away but she didn't expect much. They would clean up the house; they would live here. Then the neighborhood walked in with young Ramon leading, and Sara’s world opened up.
Threshold: A Memoir
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 92,050. Language: English. Published: July 4, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir, Nonfiction » History » Family history
Award-winning series of creative essays about how a family survives, generation after generation, across race, through time, despite distance. How do communities sustain themselves in the face of enormous change? THRESHOLD provides a pattern gleaned from one American family's struggle to thrive, against the odds.
Remodeling
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 8,680. Language: English. Published: June 22, 2012 by WMG Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
When Ada’s neighbor bangs on her door one morning, she assumes he’s mad at her husband, again. Rick’s sensitivity to neighborhood noise has driven them from home to home searching for an escape, for a peaceful life. But once again, her husband’s intolerance for their neighbors shatters any chance for peace. How far will he go to teach his loud neighbors a lesson? And how many lives will change?
The Funniest People in Neighborhoods: 250 Anecdotes
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 26,300. Language: English. Published: November 19, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Celebrity biography
A Sample: As a child, Hugh McIlhenny, aka “The King,” developed his incredible ability to run with the football. His mother used to send him to go to the store, and to get to the store, he had to go through a scary dark alley. Whenever he had to go through the alley, he ran as fast as he could to escape the dangers he thought were lurking hidden in the shadows.
Life At Mimosa Lake: The Story Of The Winter Visitor
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 68,220. Language: English. Published: August 31, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Women's fiction » General
Life at Mimosa Lake: The Story of the Winter Visitor is the first novel in the Mimosa Lake Series. The series follows the neighbors living on and around the shores of a rural lake in the midwest as they explore their faith and meet the challenges and joys life brings them. Humor, friendship, tears, troubles and celebrations flow through their lives. There's no warmer place to winter than Mimosa!
New in Town Chicago
Price: $20.00 USD. Words: 44,700. Language: English. Published: May 5, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » By region
New in Town Chicago is the resourceful, streetwise, savvy new resident’s guide to moving in, getting around, and building a new life in the Windy City. What you REALLY need to know to avoid the financial pitfalls and social foibles that befall new residents moving to Chicago each year.
Paths
Price: Free! Words: 2,750. Language: English. Published: August 11, 2010. Categories: Essay » Sociology
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Remembering the neighborhood where he grew up, a man realizes all the paths his life took. As a boy, he was mostly up to the usual boyhood mischief, but as a man, he sees the life lessons learned on those paths.