Entries by Jim McCabe

Sea and Earth: The Life of Rachel Carson

Download in epub format for Chromebooks, and Apple devices: Download for Kindle Fires or other Amazon devices: This is the story of the most important science writer of the 20th century. With “Silent Spring” Rachel Carson shocked Americans into reevaluating the man-made chemicals that have polluted our whole environment. Carson “jolted the entire country into […]

Peace and Bread in Time of War by Jane Addams

Download in epub format: Download in mobi format for Kindle devices: First published in 1922 during the “Red Scare,” by which time Jane Addams’s pacifist efforts had adversely affected her popularity as an author and social reformer, Peace and Bread in Time of War is Addams’s eighth book and the third to deal with her […]

So Big by Edna Ferber

Here is the epub format: Here is the mobi format for Amazon devices: Winner of the 1924 Pulitzer Prize, So Big is widely regarded as Edna Ferber’s crowning achievement. A rollicking panorama of Chicago’s high and low life, this stunning novel follows the travails of gambler’s daughter Selina Peake DeJong as she struggles to maintain […]