Books tagged: nostalgia

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The Old Porter Place
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 53,670. Language: English. Published: February 4, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Outdoor activities
In a simpler world long ago, there was a farmstead east of Carter, Oklahoma known as "The Old Porter Place." Two cousins, whose grandparents lived there, take readers on a nostalgic journey through stories from their childhood more than a half century ago. Their tales of a close-knit family's enduring love resurrect a time that existed in their very own "land of Cavaliers and Cotton Fields.
Walt Disney and the Facsimile of Reality
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 1,760. Language: English. Published: February 27, 2012. Categories: Essay » Literature, Essay » Business
An essay detailing the benefits and drawbacks of Walt Disney's affect on animation, and childrens' fiction and cinema. The author outlines how Disney the man and the corporation revolutionalized childrens' entertainment and animation, with the unexpected drawback of wounding traditional folk tales and mass-marketing childhood to create a shared experience as consumers.
Georgie Blake and the Bushie Sisters
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 57,890. Language: English. Published: March 15, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Children’s books » Readers / Intermediate, Fiction » Children’s books » Social Issues / Friendship
Georgie Blake and the Bushie Sisters is an enchanting book; a heart-warming romp through a fifties childhood. While the book is written for eight to twelve year olds, especially girls, it can be read to and enjoyed by children of all ages. Parents and grandparents who grew up in the fifties will find the story delightful, triggering nostalgic memories from their own childhoods.
The Alone Man
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 7,540. Language: English. Published: March 16, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Australia & New Zealand, Fiction » Inspirational
The Alone Man draws on the concept of ‘dreamtime’. It is a ‘double love story’ about a man’s love for his wife and family and his love of the land and nature.
Scratcher
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 46,030. Language: English. Published: March 21, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Children’s books » Short Stories, Fiction » Children’s books » Entertainment
Scratcher is a young lad growing up and getting into trouble - lots of trouble - lots of FUNNY trouble - in a country town not too long after World War 2. Illustrated by Bruce Rankin
Lambourn - Stations of the Great Western Railway
Series: Stations of the Great Western Railway, Book 5. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,710. Language: English. Published: March 24, 2012 by Bretwalda Books. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Europe / Austria & Hungary, Nonfiction » Transportation » Railroads / History
A fascinating history of one of the long vanished stations on the Great Western Railway. Lambourn Station is no more. There is nothing left on the ground to show that this was once the thriving terminus of an independent railway line, later taken over by the Great Western Railway.
Connecticut Covered Bridges
Series: Covered Bridges of North America, Book 1. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 3,910. Language: English. Published: March 27, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Architecture, Nonfiction » Travel » Travel - Reference
A Source book for Photographers and Explorers Descriptions to all of Connecticut's 4 Remaining Historic Covered Bridges, as well as photos of each one. There is also information on a few Covered Bridges without historical designation. GPS Positions and written directions. Photo tips for each bridge. A short history of Covered Bridges in North America and a review of the various Truss Types.
My Leis Upon the Water: The Memories Return
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 28,710. Language: English. Published: March 31, 2012 by RPJ & Company, Inc.. Categories: Nonfiction » Inspiration » Personal inspiration, Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Faith
My Leis upon the Water is a captivating work of inspiration, humor, family wisdom and nostalgia, all shared in brief autobiographical cameos.
From the London Workhouse to South Oxhey
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 63,540. Language: English. Published: April 12, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » History » European
This book is a bout the migration of the Lodoners in slums and overcrowding. In the late 1940's and 1950' thet were moved to a green field site called South Oxhey. This story is about the migration and the problems involved when changing a complete culture. It also has a nostalgic content about the 1950's 60's life and what was available in those buygone days.
The Accidental Teacher
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 1,250. Language: English. Published: April 25, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Relationships and Family » Education
Sometimes, the best teachers aren't teachers at all. They come in all sizes, shapes, and ages. This one came from the middle of Iowa, in the mid-1950's, to fix roller skates. Oh, the things he taught for a lifetime of treasures.