Books tagged: rural community

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Field Walking
Price: Free! Words: 53,540. Language: English. Published: July 11, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
When a hit man crashes his car on the way to assassinate the Reverend Max Kingsley, a team of undercover police is sent to the New South Wales country town of Arajinna to protect him and his wife Judith. But Lenny d’Aratzio, who ordered the hit, is not about to give up his quest for revenge against the man who helped put him in gaol.
Bob Harmon St. Louis Cardinals Pitcher
Price: $3.75 USD. Words: 2,840. Language: English. Published: December 24, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Sports biography, Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Baseball / History
My eBook is about an early 20th century Major League Baseball pitcher who faded into obscurity after winning 23 and 18 games in the 1911 and 1912 seasons. Harmon played for the St. Louis Cardinals and Pittsburgh Pirates organizations. After his baseball career ended in 1918, he settled in Ouachita Parish, near Monroe, Louisiana. He became a successful dairy farmer and remained close to sports.
Biographies of Railroad Employees In Wake County North Carolina
Price: $3.75 USD. Words: 7,400. Language: English. Published: January 17, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Modern / 19th Century, Nonfiction » Transportation » Railroads / History
My eBook profiles employees of the Seaboard Air Line Railroad, Raleigh and Augusta Air Line Railroad, and Southern Railway. Each of these railroad companies kept offices in Raleigh, Wake County, North Carolina by the late 19th century. Individual workers include train executives, conductors, moulders, firemen, engineers, clerks, and laborers. The text was compiled from city directories, 1880-1917.
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 Hashipur Tales : The Prediction
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 1,680. Language: English. Published: January 19, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Children’s books » Fiction, Fiction » Children’s books » Fiction
A short story about a village and the lives of the people residing in it. The characters are both humorous as well as serious. The Hashipur Tales will keep you enraptured till the end. Happy reading!
Oatis and Family "Life in Pennsylvania Dutch Country"
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 56,060. Language: American English. Published: March 3, 2014 by Brighton Publishing LLC. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Adventure, Fiction » Young adult or teen » Family
Experience loss, love, and eventually, triumph as Amanda, her mother, Sally, and her stepfather, Stan, leave the city to live the country life in Pennsylvania Dutch country. They befriend the locals as they embrace their pure and simple lifestyle, and ultimately give the town of Springtown the gift of an even greater sense of what it means to be a community.
Our Life Off the Grid: An Urban Couple Goes Feral
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 102,200. Language: English. Published: January 15, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Home and Garden » Sustainable living, Nonfiction » Biography » Editors, journalists, & publishers
“Let’s do this! How hard can it be?” And, with that, David and his wife Sally, in their mid-fifties, went from being white collar urbanites to living off the grid on a remote island in the wilds of west coast British Columbia, Canada.
Kofi Growing Pains
Price: $5.50 USD. Words: 8,370. Language: English. Published: February 23, 2015 by Memoirs Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author
Kofi is from a family of cocoa farmers, but although he respects his father and loves his mother, he does not want to be a cocoa farmer. He wants to study at university and become a doctor in the big city. A short story about coming of age in a rural community in Ghana.