Books tagged: twentieth century

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CinemaScope Two: 20th Century Fox: A Detailed Survey of 140 Wide-Screen Movies from 20th Century Fox Studios
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 103,240. Language: English. Published: March 27, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Entertainment industry, Nonfiction » Entertainment » Celebrity culture
Informative, comprehensive and entertaining, all 141 movies are detailed and reviewed in John Howard Reid's inimitable style, with complete cast and crew personnel, production and release dates, alternate titles, dubbing, footage and running times. Each film also has a Synopsis, a viewer's guide, and comprehensive reviews. This is a wonderful book for all who love Hollywood's wide-screen movies.
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.
Building the Second Mind: 1956 and the Origins of Artificial Intelligence Computing
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 66,250. Language: English. Published: May 7, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » History » History of things
Building the Second Mind: 1956 and the Origins of Artificial Intelligence Computing tells the history of the origins of AI. As the field that seeks to do things that would be considered intelligent if a human being did them, AI is a constant of human thought. Yet it was impossible until the digital computer was invented during WWII, and the field itself was not declared until 1956.
Three Part Invention
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 139,360. Language: English. Published: November 6, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general, Fiction » Women's fiction » General
Three generations of mothers and daughters take center stage, with 20th century events as backdrop, in this novel of depth and humor spotlighting the power of music—from classical to jazz to rock and international folk—and the tug between ethnic loyalty and global consciousness
Fearful Odds
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 76,110. Language: English. Published: January 25, 2013 by Artemis Publishers Ltd. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » History » Africa
This is an autobiographical account of 23 years in the British South African Police Force.
Alternate Apollos
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 6,410. Language: English. Published: February 25, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Alternate Apollos collects three short stories by Vaughan Stanger on the theme of counterfactual moon-landing missions.
Sacred & Secular
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,040. Language: English. Published: May 8, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Applied arts
A guide to selected architectural highlights of North Sydney, NSW Australia. It takes in pubs, churches, memorials, fountains and more.
Broken Warrior
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 44,220. Language: English. Published: May 14, 2013 by Austin Macauley. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography
When a 96-year-old Polish man, Konstanty Dzier┼╝ek, asks Joy Mawby for English lessons, little does she think that he will take her on a journey through the twentieth century. Interwoven with Konstanty’s colourful memories of pre-war Russia and Poland are his own memoirs which record his adventures during and after the war.
Against the Odds The Story of The Hollies FCJ Convent School, 1852 - 1985
Price: Free! Words: 59,840. Language: British English. Published: September 11, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Social history
"Education, education, education" is not a new clarion call; it was the guiding principal of the FCJ, the basis of their philosophy. They felt that the only way to change society was through a good education. "Against The Odds" is an exploration of women's education through the history of one school in Manchester, England,
Predictions
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 114,650. Language: English. Published: September 29, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Australia & New Zealand, Fiction » Romance » Historical
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It is late 1899. Three girls from a small town discuss the coming century and make predictions about what it will bring. They agree to meet in 1920, 1950 and 1970 to see which have come to pass. 'Predictions' follows Edith, Wilma and Rose as their lives are shaped and buffeted by the momentous events of the twentieth century. And who will marry the charming and dangerous James McIlvray?