Books tagged: the great depression

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Turnaround Yourself: Getting out of depression
Price: $15.00 USD. Words: 26,740. Language: English. Published: April 11, 2009. Categories: Nonfiction » Inspiration » General self-help
This book is about helping individuals who feel threatened and how they can channel their resources as well as prepare to face possibly the onset of the Second Great Depression. If you are scared and are wondering how you will cope, it is essential that you realize that you must turnaround yourself mentally now if you are to cope with the stress that lies ahead of you.
Thumps and Losers: Two Short Stories
Price: Free! Words: 2,020. Language: English. Published: May 5, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Humor & comedy » General, Fiction » Adventure » General
Two short tales from master storyteller Marsha Ward. A lone woman faces down a "bear" in her remote county home in "Thumps in the Night," and a ten-year-old boy finds a wallet full of cash in "Losers Weepers."
Dinner with Lisa
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 92,840. Language: English. Published: December 13, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Historical » Canada
In the disastrous economic times of the 1930s, Joseph Gaston, a young widower with four children, arrives in the small town of Philibuster seeking security for his family. Instead, he faces barriers everywhere. Enraged by his situation, he attempts one last desperate act—on the night he learns about the mysterious Lisa.
Sure, I Can Do That: a twentieth century american memoir
Price: Free! Words: 32,100. Language: English. Published: April 20, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
My father grew up in the poverty of Dust Bowl Kansas during the Great Depression. Sure, I Can Do That is a collection of stories that he told about his life on the farm and his adventures riding the rails as a teenage hobo. These are true stories of an American life, told with humor and honesty. They paint a colorful portrait of a man who overcomes the limitations of his circumstances.
Sewing Moonlight
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 161,620. Language: English. Published: December 3, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Australia & New Zealand, Fiction » Romance » Historical
A sweeping tale of love, loss and bio-dynamics. When Wilhelm Erdinger arrives in the sleepy village of Falters Mill determined to pursue a self-sufficient life, the locals are more than happy to leave him in peace. Against all expectations he discovers both unexpected friendships and love. But as war marches closer, a dark secret from his past threatens to bring his tenuous life crashing down.
A Holiday Anthology
Price: Free! Words: 26,520. Language: English. Published: November 5, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Holiday » Christmas, Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - multi-author
This is a FREE collection of short Christmas stories By Exquisite Quills Authors and Friends. It has been written for adults who love romance stories but is family friendly. Each story is unique and is meant to give a sampling of the writing of that author. From contemporary to historical, the Exquisite Quills authors and friends wish you a happy holiday filled with wonderful books.
Fly Away Heart
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 39,010. Language: English. Published: January 25, 2014 by Prairie Rose Publications. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Historical, Fiction » Romance » Action/adventure
Love Against the Odds. Lilith Wilding can’t remember a time when she didn’t love the English born Robin Pierpont, but she knows he loves another so she hides her feelings. Robin Pierpont dreams of flying airplanes and winning the heart of the one he loves, but when he gets involved in illegal rum running to help a friend, those dreams seem to turn into just a fantasy.
The Mantz Trilogy: Three Miles Square, The Road Returns and County Seat
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 432,500. Language: English. Published: May 23, 2015 by Foreverland Press. Categories: Fiction » Classics, Fiction » Historical » USA
For the First Time in One Volume: The Mantz Trilogy documents a time of great change in America. During this period, young people began to move away from farming as a life choice. The once rare automobile could be found—in almost every barn. The boom and bust of the economy as a result of the war and advances in automation forever changed our way of life.