Books tagged: rural childhood

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A Mask for Every Face
Price: Free! Words: 47,560. Language: English. Published: May 4, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
This book was intended to be about one life. It became more. In recalling her childhood, the author did not hold up a mirror to discover the truth; she instead applied a paintbrush, and an analyst's eye. Her discussions range from Asperger's Syndrome to the history of her community. With this well-documented memoir, Ms. Moore engages in a conversation about important issues of our time.
A Dead Woman
Price: Free! Words: 1,340. Language: English. Published: December 8, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Biography » Cultural heritage
A humorous, real-life adventure from the rural, Midwest in the 1950's. Told from the twelve-year-old's perspective.
Charles Manson The Ancestry Of A Mass Murderer
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 3,160. Language: English. Published: June 21, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » True Crime » Murder, Nonfiction » Biography » Criminals & outlaws
Numerous true crime books have been published about the crimes of serial killer Charles Manson. My ebook differs from these types of books. I have written about the maternal and paternal genealogy of Manson's biological father, his stepfather, and his mother. I hope that readers will enjoy finding out about his roots in Kentucky. His family history can also be traced to OH, NC, NY, WVA, and VA.
The Genealogy of Herman Webster Mudgett
Price: $3.75 USD. Words: 4,190. Language: English. Published: August 27, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » True Crime » Murder, Nonfiction » True Crime » Hoaxes & deceptions
Herman Webster Mudgett (1861-1896) was from Gilmanton, New Hampshire. His roots are in rural New England. Aside from Mudgett, his relatives had the surnames Page and Price. My e-book looks Herman Mudgett's ancestry from the family's origins in Exeter and Norfolk in England. I have included ancestral information about the mass murderer's wives, his son and daughter, and one of his accomplices.
The Murder Of A Maine Prostitute From A Genealogical Perspective
Price: $3.75 USD. Words: 3,510. Language: English. Published: November 20, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » True Crime » Murder, Nonfiction » History » Genealogy
Helen Jewett was the daughter of a Maine shoemaker. Raised as Dorcas Doyen, she entered the home of a prominent judge in Portland as a girl. She was turned out of this home for sexual indiscretions. Her misadventures led to a life of prostitution that she lived in establishments in Maine, Boston, and New York City. My text recounts her demise and the ancestry of her family and two of her clients.
The Elective
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 11,980. Language: English (New Zealand dialect). Published: January 27, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Children’s books » Action & Adventure / Pirates
Four young teenage friends from a rural district are at war with the school bully. The Elective details some of their battles, as a series of adventures culminating in a mountainside incident that jeopardizes their lives.
Little Australian Pony Girl
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 20,650. Language: English. Published: January 28, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Children's Books » Animals / Horses, Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
'The ponies on our farm all get new rugs and shoes long before the people get any new clothes!' so said eight year old Emily to her mother. She was quite right, of course. This is the true story about an Australian childhood, where animals and hard work always come first. From sheep to saddles; rodeos to racing; brumbies to bridles: this is Emily's Australia.
A Wolf called Ring
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 108,990. Language: American English. Published: April 15, 2014 by Brighton Publishing LLC. Categories: Fiction » Adventure » General, Fiction » Inspirational
Dub, a farm boy growing up in pre-WWII Louisiana, raises a half-wolf pup and names it Ring. When Ring wins a squirrel-hunting competition, a rival kidnaps Dub’s pal. To get back home to Dub, Ring must embark on a long, arduous, cross-country journey filled with dangers and challenges that only a wolf can survive. Will he have the courage and skill to make it on his own?
Rooster
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 39,260. Language: English. Published: November 26, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Children’s books » Readers / Chapter Books
Rooster is about two twelve year old boys, living in oak-wooded foothills, and the boys’ battles with two persistent antagonists: a fierce old boar hog, and a weird old recluse. The stories are a mixture of real life adventures and the fantastic constructs of one boy’s fertile imagination. The recurring conflict ends in a heartwarming resolution. Rooster is targeted for 8 to 12 year olds.