Books tagged: pittsburgh history

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The Burnt District
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 71,580. Language: English. Published: May 11, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
April 10, 1845: A monstrous fire rips through the city of Pittsburgh. The body of a young girl is found in the rubble. Alone in his belief that her death was not an accident, Constable John Parker sets out to find her killer. His search takes him throughout the city and its hinterland, but all answers lead him back to The Burnt District.
Ed Holley Chicago Cubs Pitcher
You set the price! Words: 4,020. Language: English. Published: January 20, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Baseball / Essays & Writings, Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Baseball / History
Ed Holley is a little known major league baseball player, who pitched from 1928-1934 with the Chicago Cubs, Philadelphia Phillies, and Pittsburgh Pirates. His best years, 1932-1933 were with the Phillies. In 2 seasons he won 11 and 13 games. My EBook covers Ed's major league and minor league seasons. It also discusses his ancestry, family, and marriage. I have used genealogy and newspaper records.
Rogue's Hostage
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 101,240. Language: English. Published: March 3, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Historical, Fiction » Historical » Colonial America
From the wilderness of Pennsylvania to the fall of Quebec, Mara and Jacques are thrust into the tumult of war and passion, relying only on their feelings for each other to stay alive. Before the war ends, they will risk death, embrace life, and discover love that transcends all bounds. (4 ½ stars and a Top Pick from Romantic Times)
Ratting on Russo
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 45,590. Language: English. Published: June 30, 2013 by One Monkey Books. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Coming of age
(5.00)
Of all the early boomers coming of age in sooty 1950s Pittsburgh, whose reverence was greater for Jimmy Doolittle and the 1950 Studebaker than that of Martin Badger? But whose bodily parts more rebellious? Whose 8th grade peers more annoying? Whose accordion more out of tune? Misdeeds more delinquent? Romances more blundered? Whose long odds worse--I mean, apart from Russo?
Murder In Pittsburgh The Death of an Artist's Model
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 4,820. Language: English. Published: January 27, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Art history, Nonfiction » True Crime » Murder
Grace Roberts was a 25-year-old manicurist and artist's model for hosiery ads across the United States. In her violent death the reader is transported into the life of affluent Philadelphia nearly a century ago. One of her most prominent suitors was the heir to a Pittsburgh coal fortune, a man who was educated at Yale. He and Mary's romance was broken off in 1907 because of social constraints.