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Rating: 4.00 / 5
4 reviews

Sheriff Trent Boulden : The Railroad Heist

by Scotty V. Casper

A brand-new Western adventure from the pen of bestselling Western author Scotty V. Casper. This is Western an action packed adventure at it’s best. If you love authors like Paul L. Thompson, C. Wayne Winkle and Dave Sebeslav—you will love this new gunfight bonanza from Scotty V. Casper!Sheriff Trent Boulden and his deputy, Hank Montgomery, stood side by side, palming Colt revolvers. Four cattle rustlers faced them, standing stiffly around an evening campfire.It was a quiet evening. The only sounds were the muted tones made by the men’s conversation, and those made by the popping pockets of pitch. A blanket of smoke wafted about on an unsteady breeze, adding to the otherworldly quality of the evening.The rustlers begrudgingly held their hands above their heads. Their exposed skin look...

Genre: History, Americas, United States, Genre Fiction, Westerns
Size: 167 pages
Free eBook download for Kindle from 19 May 2019 onward PDT/PST 

Seth Kinman: The Life and Legacy of the Famous Californian Mountain Man

by Charles River Editors

*Includes pictures*Includes online resources and a bibliography for further reading*Includes a table of contentsBy the golden age of the mountain man in the mid-19th-century, there were perhaps only 3,000 living in the West. Their origins were disparate, although they included many Anglo-Americans. A good number hailed from wilderness regions of Kentucky and Virginia and throughout the newly purchased Louisiana Territory, which occupied the entire central section of the continent. French Canadians traveled from the north to work in the fur trade, while Creole-Europeans represented approximately 15% of the men known to be living the isolated mountain life. Others were of Métis, Spanish, American, Black, Indian, and mixed-blood origin, most often Iroquois or Delaware. Most came to the West ...

Genre: Biographies & Memoirs, Historical, History, Americas, United States
Size: 71 pages
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Rating: 4.30 / 5
4 reviews

Quantrall (Q-File P.I. Series Book 1)

by Carolina Mac

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Genre: History, Americas, United States, Crafts, Hobbies & Home, Animal Care & Pets, Literature & Fiction, Action & Adventure, Mystery, Thriller & Suspense, Mystery, Nonfiction, Romance
Size: 296 pages
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Rating: 4.50 / 5
5 reviews

The American Whaler: An Ennin Mystery #41

by Ben Stevens

Accused of being spies in feudal-era Japan, the shipwrecked crew of an American whaling vessel face being decapitated...And yet, one of the crew members was once Japanese...Ennin investigates...This is the 41st Ennin Mystery.From the bestselling author of BIG SOUND TEMPLEAmazon reviews for ENNIN (various titles)'This Japanese detective is a fine addition to the burgeoning field of Asian historical detectives which began with Judge Dee (China) and runs through I.P. Parker's Akitada...' Mcb.'I can't stop reading this series! If you love historical mysteries, you will love the period and cultural detail...' Pauline'Delightful short story... Enjoy!...' PeaTee (TOP 500 REVIEWER)'(The) Ennin series is intriguing... Recommend these stories to all...' Chris'Stevens has created an interesting chara...

Genre: History, Americas, United States, Literature & Fiction, Asian American, Nonfiction
Size: Unknown
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Rating: 4.40 / 5
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BERTHA GIFFORD: THE ANGEL OF DEATH: A TALE OF MURDER & MAYHEM: SERIAL KILLER (TRUE CRIME; BUS STOP READS Book 8)

by BUS-STOP GUIDES

BUS STOP READS Are Short Quick Reads.

BERTHA GIFFORD: THE ANGEL OF DEATH

Bertha, a farmer’s wife in Missouri U.S, was known in her community for her culinary skills and as a good Samaritan for her nursing skills and willingness to attend to the sick. However, as more and more of those she helped died, suspicions arose as to her nursing skills.
Although only charged with three murders, it is believed that over a period of 21 years, she murdered at least seventeen people.
Read here the extraordinary tale of serial killer Bertha Gifford now.
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Genre: Biographies & Memoirs, Specific Groups, History, Americas, United States, Nonfiction, True Accounts
Size: 24 pages
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Love Wins: a Tiny Bit of History (same sex marriage in the USA)

by Merber Books

Special Offer! (Original Price - $5.99)
For many years same-sex marriage had been in the news in the U.S.A., earlier as a fight for freedom to marry, now for being legal and it seems, it is going to stay in headlines for coming years as well. This short book covers all about the long struggle from Harry Hay (1948) to Stonewall Riots (1969) and from Massachusetts’s landmark decision of marriage equality in 2004 to freedom to marry in all the 50 states in 2015. How this became possible? What led to this Supreme Court ruling? You can find answers to all these questions in this book.
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Genre: History, Americas, United States, Historical Study, Nonfiction
Size: 14 pages
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Rating: 4.60 / 5
5 reviews

Greener Pastures

by Patrick Quinn

It was a time of hardship, conflict, adventure, profound change, and great opportunity. Greener Pastures is the true story of Irish settlers from County Cork as they immigrated first to Canada, then later to the United States. The first were part of a unique government sponsored settlement project, led by Peter Robinson, which relocated over 2,000 Irish paupers from County Cork to Ontario in the 1820’s. Their descendants immigrate to the state of Iowa in the 1870’s, part of the great Westward Expansion. Follow the epic journey of the McAuliffes, Quinns, O’Briens, and many like them, as they make their way from Ireland to the new world....

Genre: History, Americas, Europe, Nonfiction
Size: 108 pages
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Rating: 4.50 / 5
5 reviews

Redefining Health Care Systems

by Robert H. Brook

This book provides a scientific and personal perspective on health services research over the last half-century. Its essays and commentaries suggest how that science base, constructed over decades of sustained effort, can stimulate innovative thinking about ways to make health care systems safer, more efficient, more cost-effective, and more patient-centered....

Genre: History, Americas, United States, Professional & Technical, Medical eBooks, Nonfiction, Professional Science, Science & Math
Size: Unknown
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Rating: 4.10 / 5
4 reviews

My Own Voice (Still Life with Memories Book 1)

by Uvi Poznansky

Ten years ago, when she was seventeen, Anita started an affair with Lenny, in spite of knowing that he was a married man. Now married to him and carrying his child, she finds herself condemned to compete with Natasha’s shadow, the memory of her brilliance back in her prime, before she succumbed to early-onset Alzheimer’s. Despite Anita’s lack of education, her rough slang, and what happened to her in the past, Lenny tries to transform her. He wants her to become Natasha.

Faced with his compelling wish, and the way he writes her as a character in his book, how can Anita find a voice of her own? And when his estranged son, Ben, comes back and lives in the same small apartment, can she keep the balance between the two men, whose desire for her is marred by guilt and blame?...

Genre: History, Americas, United States, Literature & Fiction, Drama & Plays, Contemporary Fiction, Literary Fiction, Genre Fiction, Sagas, Nonfiction, Parenting & Relationships, Family Relationships, Sexuality, Women's Fiction, Family Life, American, Romance
Size: 150 pages
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Philip Ballard and Ann Nancy Johnson

by Lynne D Miller

This book is a time line family history of Philip Ballard and his wife Ann Nancy Johnson and their descendants. Sources include will extracts, obituaries and military records, deed records and much more....

Genre: History, Americas, United States
Size: 285 pages
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Rating: 5.00 / 5
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Verses Versus Empire: II – The Obama Era

by Abdiel LeRoy

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Genre: History, Americas, United States, Literature & Fiction, Poetry, Nonfiction, Politics & Social Sciences, Politics & Government, American
Size: 253 pages
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Rebus of the Codices

by L. A. Braun

This book explores the rebus pictograms of the duo Sun Gods of the Mesoamerican codices in regard to their symbolism as binary stars....

Genre: Arts & Photography, Art, History, Americas, Nonfiction
Size: 496 pages
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Rating: 4.70 / 5
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Maya Mythology: Captivating Maya Myths of Gods, Goddesses and Legendary Creatures

by Matt Clayton

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Genre: History, Americas, Ancient, Historical Study, Nonfiction, Education & Reference, Schools & Teaching
Size: 86 pages
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Rating: 4.50 / 5
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Ancient Civilizations: A Captivating Guide to Mayan History, the Aztecs, and Inca Empire

by Captivating History

Explore the Captivating History and Mythology of Three Ancient CivilizationsFree History BONUS Inside!Three captivating manuscripts in one book:Maya Civilization: A Captivating Guide to Maya History and Maya MythologyAztec: A Captivating Guide to Aztec History and the Triple Alliance of Tenochtitlan, Tetzcoco, and TlacopanIncas: A Captivating Guide to the History of the Inca Empire and CivilizationIn the first part of this captivating guide, you will discover why Maya have gained such worldwide admiration over the many other civilizations that existed in Mesoamerica at the time. You will learn how the Maya civilization developed, the major turning points in their 3,000-year-long history, the mysteries surrounding their demise, some of the unique places where Maya exist to this day, and muc...

Genre: History, Americas, Ancient, Historical Study, Nonfiction, Education & Reference, Schools & Teaching
Size: 245 pages
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Rating: 4.40 / 5
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Aztec: A Captivating Guide to Aztec History and the Triple Alliance of Tenochtitlan, Tetzcoco, and Tlacopan (Mayan Civilization, Aztecs and Incas Book 2)

by Captivating History

Explore the Captivating History and Mythology of the AztecFree History BONUS Inside!Nothing remains of the ancient Mesoamerican civilization who called themselves the Mexica, better known to us as the Aztecs. Nothing except for their remarkable story. In this book, we discuss their enigmatic origins and how the Aztecs rose from nomadic tribes to the dominant power in Mesoamerica at an astounding speed. You’ll wander the streets of their great capital city of Tenochtitlán, known as “the Venice of the New World” among the Spanish Conquistadors, who spread the term all over Europe. You’ll discover the full extent of the city’s splendour, visiting its many market stalls, smelling fresh chocolate and vanilla pods. You’ll indulge in a taste of ripe, hand-picked avocados and freshly ...

Genre: History, Americas, Ancient, Historical Study, Nonfiction, Education & Reference, Schools & Teaching
Size: 94 pages
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Rating: 4.40 / 5
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The American Revolution: A Captivating Guide to the American Revolutionary War and the United States of America's Struggle for Independence from Great Britain

by Captivating History

Explore the Captivating History of the American RevolutionFree History BONUS Inside!In an era where political discourse is becoming increasingly polarized, it is worth reflecting on the circumstances of America’s foundation. This captivating history book presents a general outline of the American Revolution, focusing largely on the period between the outbreak of rebellion in 1765 until the ratification of the US Constitution in 1789. In homage to the original thirteen colonies, the book is divided into thirteen chapters. Chapter 1 outlines the context of the Thirteen Colonies as British colonial possessions. Chapters 2-4 deals with American responses to British attempts to raise taxation in the Thirteen Colonies.Chapter 5 assesses the strengths and weaknesses of the American and British ...

Genre: History, Americas, United States, Historical Study, Nonfiction, Education & Reference, Schools & Teaching
Size: 99 pages
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Rating: 4.00 / 5
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The Civil War: A Captivating Guide to the American Civil War and Its Impact on the History of the United States

by Captivating History

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Genre: History, Americas, United States, Historical Study, Military, Nonfiction, Education & Reference, Schools & Teaching
Size: 94 pages
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Rating: 3.90 / 5
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Nikola Tesla: A Captivating Guide to the Life of a Genius Inventor

by Captivating History

Explore the Captivating Life of Nikola TeslaFree History BONUS Inside!Obsessive, brilliant, and tortured, Nikola Tesla was lauded for his invention of the alternating current (AC), and other significant contributions to science. His claim that “harnessing the forces of nature was the only worthwhile scientific endeavor" both impressed and enraged the scientific community. Eventually, his peers could no longer dismiss his eccentricities and began to view him as a crackpot — a potentially dangerous one. Although Tesla’s work was a major factor in the success of the second Industrial Revolution, he died alone, impoverished, and largely shunned by the scientific community that once hailed him a genius.Beset by visions, without a wife or children, Nikola Tesla’s brilliant mind changed t...

Genre: Biographies & Memoirs, Professionals & Academics, Specific Groups, History, Americas, United States, Nonfiction
Size: 99 pages
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Rating: 3.70 / 5
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Trail of Tears: A Captivating Guide to the Forced Removals of Cherokee, Muscogee Creek, Seminole, Chickasaw, and Choctaw Nations

by Captivating History

Explore the Cruel History of the Trail of TearsFree History BONUS Inside!One of the darkest and cruelest chapters in the history of the United States occurred when the nation’s young government decided to remove the native peoples from their lands in the name of profit. Having helped settlers for hundreds of years, five Native American tribes found it increasingly more difficult to relate to and trust the country that had once acted as their allies. The native peoples had fought alongside the Americans to gain freedom from England, the nation that the colonists deemed oppressive and unfair. The native peoples acted as benefactors and teachers, helping the colonists to gain an advantage against an army that was far superior to the small forces that the colonists could muster. The new coun...

Genre: History, Americas, United States, Historical Study, Nonfiction
Size: Unknown
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Rating: 5.00 / 5
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The Tracks We Leave

by Jack King

The Tracks We Leave is a collection of proverbs and profound expressions attributed to North American Indian tribes. It reflects the beauty of a centuries-old journey that springs from a brave, undeniably urgent human struggle to preserve culture, language, identity, and way of life, a mighty endeavor that endures even unto this day....

Genre: History, Americas, Historical Study, Nonfiction, Religion & Spirituality, Other Practices, Spirituality
Size: 195 pages
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Rating: 5.00 / 5
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The Wright Women: The Wright Brothers' Mother, Susan, and Sister, Katharine, of Dayton, Ohio

by Julie McDonald

Wilbur and Orville Wright inherited their mother Susan's extraordinary mechanical ability. The brothers learned from Susan how to be creative, using what is available for their many inventions. Their younger sister, Katharine, was friend, confidant, manager, nurse and spokesperson for the brothers. In this short eBook, about a 30 minute read, learn about the amazing women behind the men who were the first to fly....

Genre: Biographies & Memoirs, Historical, Specific Groups, History, Americas, United States, Nonfiction
Size: 17 pages
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Rating: 5.00 / 5
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On the Path of Vengeance: A Historical Western Adventure Book

by Austin Grayson

Ross Barrow returns from the Civil War only to find his father dead, his two brothers missing, his sister nowhere to be found and his mother, a raving lunatic dying in the streets of El Paso. Soon he discovers that a man called Ambrose Shaughnessy owns the family ranch now,and he's raising Ross' baby sister as his own. He immediately cooks up a plan to work on the ranch undercover for a chance to investigate his family's mysterious fate and get revenge for everything he's lost.Even the best-laid plans can go ashtray though. When things do not turn out to be what they appear, Ross is left to question his motives for revenge. On top of that, he unexpectedly finds himself falling for Shaughnessy's sweet, caring daughter. Will Ross be able to discover what happened to his family and bring just...

Genre: History, Americas, Genre Fiction, Westerns
Size: 305 pages
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Rating: 4.10 / 5
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Oswald's Odyssey: Two Hours in Dallas

by Andrew Culver

This is a comprehensive, in-depth timeline of Lee Harvey Oswald's fateful journey from the Texas School Book Depository to the Texas Theater where he was arrested on November 22nd, 1963.

The chronology uses a wide variety of sources to evaluate what witnesses saw, and when they made their statements. The reader follows Oswald, minute by minute, from 12:00, when he was an anonymous warehouse employee, to 2:00, when he was arrested and his fate was sealed.

The timeline reveals how the Warren Commission, and future researchers, picked and chose evidence to create a scenario that would convict Oswald after his death - without a trial. But this thoroughly researched "micro-history" reveals that the official story about the Kennedy assassination is nothing more than a...

Genre: History, Americas, United States, Nonfiction, Education & Reference, Writing, Research & Publishing Guides
Size: 112 pages
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Rating: 4.00 / 5
4 reviews

Pirates: Blackbeard - The Pirate Terror of the Sea

by Patrick Auerbach

The pirate Blackbeard is perhaps the most notorious of sea robbers.

Blackbeard was British, probably born before 1690. His real name was thought to be Edward Teach. As a young seaman, he had served on a British privateer that was based in Jamaica, an island in the Caribbean. Privateers were privately owned, armed ships hired by governments during time of war. The privateers' mission was to attack the ships of the enemy. Queen Anne of Britain allowed Teach's privateer to plunder French and Spanish ships during the War of the Spanish Succession and to keep stolen goods. By war's end, Teach had become an experienced sea robber. He then joined a group of fierce Caribbean pirates.

Soon the cunning, fearless Teach became captain of his own ship. A ship he had stolen! He...

Genre: History, Americas, Military, Nonfiction
Size: 42 pages
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Rating: 3.70 / 5
4 reviews

Maya Civilization: A Captivating Guide to Maya History and Maya Mythology (Mayan Civilization, Aztecs and Incas Book 1)

by Captivating History

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Genre: History, Americas, Ancient, Historical Study, World, Nonfiction, Education & Reference, Schools & Teaching
Size: 84 pages
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January (1776 Season 1 Episode 1)

by Sid Moody

A failed corset-maker, fired from his second career as a tax collector, Thomas Paine could never seem to do anything right—until he published Common Sense a pamphlet that would become the first ‘call to action’ in the American Revolution. Former bookseller Henry Knox, stout and strong at the age of 26, drags 59 cannons over ice and snow from Lake Champlain to Dorchester Heights resulting in the British sailing away from six years’ occupation of Boston.This is the first episode of 1776: The World Turned Upside Down, a 12-episode serial from Serial Box in partnership with The Associated Press.They were farmers and accountants, high-school dropouts and part-time soldiers, successful merchants and failed corset makers. Yet together they stood together and fought the greatest empire the...

Genre: History, Americas, United States, Nonfiction
Size: 33 pages
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Pour Angélique: Proving the True Story of Oak Island

by Mars Stirhaven

[This is the Free Flowing, customizable, eBook version of the paperback.]His wife is out; the kids are watching TV. A mathematician, intrigued by a cipher he sees on a popular television series, embarks on a voyage of discovery. His research leads him to a series of breakthroughs which would ultimately unravel a centuries-old mystery. A journey of pirates, treasure, ciphers, mystery and tragedy revealing the greatest heist and biggest cover-up in history. The tale is true and the mathematician can prove it. The Mathematician wanted to present his findings in the form of a research paper. His wife, although she no longer acknowledges it, suggested that he write up his findings in the form of a story, with each chapter being more revealing, allowing the reader the opportunity to discove...

Genre: History, Americas, Europe, Mystery, Thriller & Suspense, Mystery, Nonfiction
Size: 288 pages
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Rating: 3.00 / 5
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Great Alaskan Earthquake Survivor

by Mary Jane Dougherty

It was the most terrifying day of my lifeAnd when it was over, I had become a survivorWhen the "Great Alaskan Earthquake" struck, my brother and I were in JC Penney's in downtown Anchorage. Moments later we were running for our lives as the JC Penney building was collapsing all around us during one of the strongest earthquakes ever recorded in North America.Yes, I'm a survivor, and this is my story of the amazing things I experienced and witnessed during that horrifying earthquake. Scroll up and grab your copy today....

Genre: Biographies & Memoirs, Historical, Specific Groups, History, Americas, Nonfiction
Size: 30 pages
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Rating: 5.00 / 5
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DEBACLE: The Persian Gulf War Revealed Volume 2

by Mark Gery

Volume 2 of DEBACLE starts by offering the reader one of the only detailed presentations of Iraq's invasion of Kuwait on August 2, 1990. Then comes the first Bush administration's concerted efforts to promote and organize a massive US military response to the invasion, irrespective of the wishes of several Arab states, many members of the United Nations, and most of the American public. Concurrent with this is the large-scale preparation for war by the US military as well as the Iraqi side. The key goals for the war are explained in detail, as well as the White Houses efforts to block or otherwise derail all moves toward a diplomatic solution to the crisis. Volume 2 of DEBACLE then spells out the first phase of the Gulf War itself. Iraq's brazen and demoralizing SCUD attacks on Israel ...

Genre: History, Americas, United States, Middle East, Military, Nonfiction
Size: Unknown
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Rating: 5.00 / 5
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Little Field, Big Time Baseball: Youth Baseball Passion and Excess in a Middle American Town

by Tim Mathers

"The Bad News Bears" meets "Friday Night Lights". A powerful, unfiltered account of the passionate youth baseball culture in a decaying American city. An aging and aimless bachelor agrees to help a local little league team and finds his life forever altered from the experience. “Little Field, Big Time Baseball” is really two books in one.An uplifting ride with a group of fiercely competitive pre-teen ballplayers and the every man dad who took them under his wing for 3 crazy seasons. It's also a cautionary tale of the excesses in American youth sports brought on by adults mentoring and often smothering children in the ultimate kid's game.Author Tim Mathers' first hand account of the sub-culture of youth sports in America will grip you from the first pitch to the last out. And be on yo...

Genre: Biographies & Memoirs, History, Americas, United States, Politics & Social Sciences, Social Sciences, Parenting & Relationships, Family Relationships, Sports & Outdoors, Baseball, Biographies, Miscellaneous
Size: 310 pages
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