Books tagged: sheffield

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Playing Out in the Wireless Days
Price: $6.49 USD. Words: 40,830. Language: English. Published: November 17, 2017 by Steven Kay. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Editors, journalists, & publishers, Nonfiction » History » Biography
'Playing Out in the Wireless Days' is the sequel to 'Headlong into Pennilessness,' by poet and art critic, Michael Glover. It is a fond look back, reflecting on the inevitability of change, to growing up in Sheffield in the 50s and 60s, illustrated with poems, sketches and photographs.
How Great a Crime - to Tell the Truth
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 50,570. Language: English. Published: October 25, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Modern / 18th Century, Nonfiction » History » European
Joseph and Winifred Gales, 18th and early 19th century newspaper publishers were giants of UK and US history. 230 years on, when there is more than a hint of the rotten boroughs still hanging over British "democracy," and when the free press in the US is demonised for holding up the mirror of truth to power, they are as relevant as ever.
Seditious Things: the Songs of Joseph Mather - Sheffield's Georgian Punk Poet
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 51,400. Language: English. Published: October 21, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Modern / 18th Century
Mather was one of Sheffield's greats. His was the voice of the common man in the turbulent, revolutionary times of the late 18th century. His songs, composed to the rhythm of his file-cutter's hammer, were hollered out in the streets and pubs of the town on a Saturday night. This was the 18th century jukebox, karaoke and alternative comedy.
The Hat Club
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 63,300. Language: English. Published: February 26, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » High tech
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The Evolvit Smart 3D Printer/Scanner/Copier can scan and print 3-dimensional objects in a variety of materials including food and human cells, storing the resulting files on the AtomCloud. But what happens when three employees try scanning a drawing of a 4-dimensional object? The worldwide network of Evolvits start to take their revenge in unexpected ways.
The A to G# of Keyboard Players: Tommy Eyre
Price: $1.00 USD. Words: 4,340. Language: English. Published: July 28, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Music » Biography
Many session musicians simply get on with the job without craving recognition. Tommy Eyre was one of those. From relatively humble beginnings on a Sheffield housing estate to his appearance onstage with Wham! in China, Eyre enjoyed a varied and successful career in music.
Steel and Grace: Sheffield's Olympic Track and Field Medallists
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 180,260. Language: English. Published: November 10, 2014 by Bennion Kearny. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » History
Offering a unique insight, and drawing on extensive archives, Steel and Grace: Sheffield's Olympic Track and Field Medallists examines the athletes of 'Steel City' and their contributions to the Olympic Games over more than a century.
Starting to Frame–a memoir
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 92,630. Language: English. Published: November 14, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Relationships and Family » Family relationships
Growing up in post WW II Sheffield, England, Roger Gordon's once close-knit family begins to fragment. He is forced to confront stigmas of the day: divorce, marital infidelity, and mental illness. Cast against news events of the day, using humor, this book is about the futility of family feuding, the need to be loved, the power of forgiveness, and the imperative to address mental illness
The Evergreen in Red and White
Price: $4.80 USD. Words: 106,720. Language: British English. Published: May 4, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Sports, Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
A novel about Rabbi Howell – the first Romani professional footballer. “diligently researched and affectionately written” – When Saturday Comes magazine. “A poignant love-story… a must for local history enthusiasts.” – Sheffield Senior Archivist. “A meticulous novel that brings social and football history to life in the form of a truly unique character from football folklore” – Scott McCabe, SUFC
The Butcher of Banner Cross Part One: Punchline
Series: The Butcher of Banner Cross, Book 1. Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 140. Language: English. Published: June 4, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Graphic novels & comics » Crime & mystery, Fiction » Graphic novels & comics » Horror
Punchline is the first of three issues in the story 'The Butcher of Banner Cross. This 32 page black, white and red comic is the fourth title in CDComics Surreal Murder Mystery Series. When a second gruesome murder takes place in Banner Cross, the police investigation is complicated by the arrival of Watkins, a Government Agent and Punchline, an investigator who specialises in the paranormal
Stainless Steel 1913
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 140. Language: English. Published: May 8, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Graphic novels & comics » Superheroes, Fiction » Graphic novels & comics » Historical fiction
This comic book narrative blends steampunk science with historical facts to create a celebration of the centenary of the invention of stainless steel. Stainless Steel 1913 is the origin story of a WWI Superhero and a new metallic alloy created by Harry Brearley in Sheffield, England. The narrative reflects the spirit of the age as storm clouds gather over Europe in this 32 page comic.