Books tagged: strike

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DRIVEN TO RAGE
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 75,780. Language: English. Published: July 19, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Historical » USA, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
In this mystery of a family divided we see brother set against brother, and wife against husband. It's Michigan's Copper Country, in the early 1900s. Why does one of the brothers disappear for so long, and where does he go? There's a deliberate explosion in the mine. Will Sheriff Foster discover who caused it? We meet two strong women from different worlds who foment the 1913 strike.
!Strike!
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,980. Language: English. Published: April 12, 2014. Categories: Plays » American / African American
What if workers with grievances followed simple and obvious practices that gave them a chance to achieve their goals, rather than obeying rules established by the enemy that assure their defeat? And what if communities that consist largely of those workers realized that they can never establish decent living conditions for all unless they united against their common enemy?
A PRINCESS OF MARS
Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 67,540. Language: American English. Published: October 3, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
I am a very old man; how old I do not know. Possibly I am a hundred, possibly more; but I cannot tell because I have never aged as other men, nor do I remember any childhood.
The Colorado Labor Wars: Cripple Creek, 1903-1904
Series: Regional History Series. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 37,580. Language: English. Published: August 7, 2013 by Pikes Peak Library District. Categories: Nonfiction » History » North America, Nonfiction » History » Essays
Commemorating the centennial of the Cripple Creek Labor Wars, 1903-1904, this book recalls the causes and consequences of one of the era's violent labor strikes that spread throughout the Colorado mine fields. A "must read" for those interested in labor history, mining, and a time when the Western Federation of Miners asked, "Is Colorado in America?"
Alaska Gold Rush: True Stories Told By The People Who Were There
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 12,850. Language: English. Published: July 31, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » History » American, Nonfiction » History » North America
Alaska Gold Rush is a unique collection of 12 stories -- the best we could find -- torn from the pages of gold rush-era newspapers. These are great gold rush stories such as "Rush Into New Fields" and "Miners Fleeced by the Mounted Police" that focus on the real trials and tribulations of novice gold miners and the bandits that prayed on them in a harsh land.
E Mahe tou Blair Mountain
Price: Free! Words: 7,390. Language: Greek. Published: July 8, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » History, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Labor rights
Hroniko tis Mahis tou Blair Mountain, ths megalyterhs ergatikhs exegersis twn HPA.
Shadows Strike Rogue Operator
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 106,890. Language: English. Published: February 9, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Crime thriller, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Action & suspense
He survived the kiss of death. He survived the army. He survived when all had abandoned hope and left him for dead. But the nails in the coffin are mounting, and the hands of time wait for no man...
The Jigsaw And The Fan
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 71,140. Language: Commonwealth English. Published: December 16, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Humor & comedy » Satire
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Light-hearted ghost story with constant bites of satire. A strike prevents a dead trades unionist taking his place in the afterlife. He returns to Earth to haunt a stately home, and angry that the wealthy owner makes money from tourists, he sets out to frighten them away. Two roguish guardian angels look upon the whole proceedings. But what is Destiny's true plan for the haunting?
Wildcat
Price: Free! Words: 26,710. Language: English. Published: October 8, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Wildcat is a book that has been banned by the United Auto Workers International Union: General Motors and the United Auto Workers lock horns in this tale of a go-for-broke wildcat strike. Wildcat is set in Vietnam-era, 1970 Ohio at a General Motors stamping plant--lots of laughs and labor history, and a not-nostalgic look at what Vietnam cost us all.
An Enlightening Lie About the Lucidity of Bees
Price: $2.50 USD. Words: 60,270. Language: English. Published: January 18, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Religious, Fiction » Visionary & metaphysical
Crofton Eer, a member of a militaristic society set in a canyon that knows only war, seeks an escape from the troubled canyon in which he lives, guided by the embodiment of the lone star that is visible from the canyon depths. His escape takes him on a journey in which he discovers that there are a great many more stars (gods) in the sky, which leads to a search for truth in the valley of life.