Wheelers Books
Refine By
Publication Date
Fiction / Non-Fiction
    Age
      Format
        Extended Format
        Show Large Print:
        Publication Country
          Latest Additions
          Language
            Price
            -

            Historical Adventure Fiction

            Stock Availability: Sort by: View:

            Total 3 jump to: go
            The Cold Millions
              

            The Cold Millions (Hardback)

            By Walter, Jess

            • RRP: $48.99
            • $39.19
            • Save $9.80
            • Pub Date
              18 Feb 21

            An enthralling novel of early 20th century America from the #1 New York Times bestselling author of Beautiful Ruins _____________________________________________ It is 1909 in Spokane, Washington. The Dolan brothers live by their wits, jumping freight trains and lining up for day... work at crooked job agencies. While sixteen-year-old Rye yearns for a steady job and a home, his dashing older brother Gig dreams of a better world, fighting alongside other union men for fair pay and decent treatment. When Rye finds himself drawn to suffragette Elizabeth Gurley Flynn, her passion sweeps him into the world of protest and dirty business. But a storm is coming, threatening to overwhelm them all . . . The Cold Millions is an intimate story of brotherhood, love, sacrifice and betrayal set against the panoramic backdrop of an early 20th century America. Jess Walter offers a stunning, kaleidoscopic portrait of a nation grappling with the chasm between rich and poor, dreams and reality, in a sensational tale that resonates powerfully with our own time. ___________________________________________ PRAISE FOR JESS WALTER 'A ridiculously talented writer' The New York Times 'An ambitious, large-hearted, exhilarating novel that leaves you wanting more . . . Very, very funny' The Times, on Beautiful Ruins 'Magic . . . A monument to crazy love with a deeply romantic heart' New York Times, on Beautiful Ruins
            Read more

            ISBN 9780241374573
            Released AU 18 Feb 2021
            Publisher Penguin
            Interest Age General Audience
            Availability
            Available for pre-order, ships once internationally released 18 Feb 2021
            View details for this title
            Never Too Old for a Pierhead Jump
              

            Never Too Old for a Pierhead Jump (Paperback)

            By Black, David

            • RRP: $34.99
            • $34.99
            • In Stock US

            It is a new year: 1944, and Lieutenant Harry Gilmour is recovering in Beirut from an ill-fated British campaign to seize the Greek Islands. After four years at sea, he is expecting a shore job as his next appointment. Instead, a flash signal from C-in-C Mediterranean arrives: Rep...ort to Alexandria and assume command of HM Submarine Saraband.
            Read more

            ISBN 9781912982035
            Released AU 20 Apr 2020
            Publisher Lume Books
            Interest Age General Audience
            Availability
            Internationally sourced; ships 6-12 working days
            View details for this title
            Don't Stand Under the Pili Nut Tree
              

            Don't Stand Under the Pili Nut Tree (EPUB ebook)

            By Kerr, Grahame

            During the period, right before the Japanese invaded the Malay States and Singapore, everyone seemed to be marking time. Europe was in turmoil; Britain was at war and only just hanging on.

            ISBN 9781528963565
            Available in EPUB
            Software Adobe Ebook Compatible Devices
            Language en
            Released AU 29 May 2020
            Publisher Austin Macauley Publishers
            Interest Age General Audience
            View details for this title
            Total 3 jump to: go