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Thank You and Good Night
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Price: Free! Words: 210,580. Language: English. Published: May 28, 2012. Category: Fiction » Literature » Biographical
Based closely on the multi-faceted and prolific life of Rod Serling, creator (and both head writer and host) of The Twilight Zone, Thank You and Good Night spans the rise and fall of a television icon. Through both narrative and script, Thank You and Good Night follows writer Emery Asher through the raucous, speculative, and complex world of home-screen celebrity in the early days of television.
Two Horizons
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Price: Free! Words: 121,550. Language: English. Published: March 17, 2013. Category: Fiction » Historical » Ancient
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Great Pyramid, rival priests, romance with a harem (perhaps royal) woman, and jealous Queen prey on God-king Khufu. In parallel to Khufu’s labors, Mehi labors to absolve his family’s crime by self-sacrifice as a pyramid worker. The crime also burdens his love for An-khi, a governor’s daughter who aspires to be governor herself. Will Mehi save Khufu from his enemies, including Mehi’s own brother?
The Bullroarer: This World from Wilson's Promontory
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 156,710. Language: English. Published: March 26, 2013. Category: Fiction » Literature » Biographical
Here's a toy and totem, a spinning top and talisman, all in one. It howls, ‘How does a gardener get painted a pirate of the high seas?’ It roars and rings of smoke, like upcoiling incense, or dust rising from a tail-chasing dog, or a wounded bull. ‘An obsession, any material, emotional, magical possession might impassion a struggle for self-possession that rings of truth and light and saturnalia.'
Viva la vida (english version)
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Price: Free! Words: 110,670. Language: English. Published: December 2, 2012. Category: Fiction » Literature » Biographical
Warning: experimental translation (hybrid) Viva la vida it is the history of a trip. A trip undertaken for a long time in camper by five united friends, together from the times of the crayons to wax, to celebrate the marriage of one of them. The vacation, the goodbye to the bachelorhood that unrolls him along the roads of the whole Italy, becomes also however the point of turn for...
On the Road to Heaven
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 125,900. Language: English. Published: March 31, 2010 by Zarahemla Books. Category: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Spiritual & metaphysical
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In a style reminiscent of Jack Kerouac, Coke Newell's groundbreaking autobiographical novel traces an LSD-to-LDS pilgrimage across two continents. From Colorado's 1970s hippie heyday to the coca fields of Colombia, it's a journey through Thoreau ascetics, Ram Dass Taoism, and Edward Abbey monkey-wrenching to the mission fields of one of the world's most conservative contemporary religions.
Blinded by the Sun
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 100,330. Language: English. Published: June 26, 2011. Category: Fiction » Literature » Biographical
Scott Ferarra is struggling to make it in the music industry. Suffering from bipolar disorder and sensing there is more to life than just the evenings of sex, drugs, and rock n’ roll, he desperately seeks ways to change his complacent routine. It is only after he falls for fellow rock singer Amanda Campbell that he realizes the magnitude of the challenge he's taken on.
Remembrance
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Price: $7.00 USD. Words: 108,400. Language: English. Published: October 6, 2010 by CyPress Publications. Category: Fiction » Literature » Biographical
In 1905, measles ravages a Georgia community, turning neighbor against neighbor. One victim, Luther Smith, is a 29-year old husband and father whose sudden death irrevocably alters the lives of his widow and two young daughters. With no means of support, Leola and her daughters move in with her parents, a home devoid of love. Based on a true story, Remembrance tells a story of love and survival.
Daddy's Hobby: Behind The Smile - the Story of Lek, a Bar Girl in Pattaya
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Series: Behind The Smile, Book 1 ยท Thailand Books, Book 3. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 111,560. Language: English. Published: July 16, 2012. Category: Fiction » Literature » Biographical
Daddy's Hobby is the story of Lek, a bar girl in Pattaya. She was born the eldest child of four in a typical rice farming family. She did not expect to do anything any different from the other girls in her class in the village, but circumstances changed suddenly and she had to go to work in Pattaya, where she drifted into the sex industry. The book tells how she tried to get out of it again
Beyond All Price
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Series: The Civil War in South Carolina's Low Country, Book 2. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 120,840. Language: English. Published: August 20, 2010. Category: Fiction » Historical » USA
Nellie Chase joined the 100th Pennsylvania Regiment, known as "The Roundheads,” to escape an abusive husband. Too young and inexperienced to qualify as a nurse, she remained a Union volunteer. In 1861 she traveled with the regiment to the coast of South Carolina, where she managed the regimental headquarters in Beaufort and its staff of slaves who had been abandoned by their owners.
The Grey Life
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 128,670. Language: English. Published: August 4, 2010. Category: Fiction » Plays & Screenplays » American
David Berkowitz attends the Johns Hopkins University in 1991 where he gets mixed up in drugs and insanity. Combined with a violent home life, David can't quite cope with his experiences. Later on, as the world crumbles around him, he remains curiously unaffected. For he is still held in thrall by the events that occurred in that short time - and the girl he loved and lost.
Paris, Moi, and the Gang: A Memoir...of Sorts
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Price: $5.95 USD. Words: 128,860. Language: English. Published: May 10, 2010. Category: Fiction » Literature » Biographical
In this entertaining fictional memoir, readers are drawn into the daily adventures of an expat in Paris—a writer working on a new travel guide, while she and her "gang" of friends are living the life so many Americans can only dream of. Fran’s intimate relationship with Paris—both past and present—sings on every page, reminding us why this city stands alone in the world's imagination.
Double Rainbow at Full Moon: Surviving the collapse of Zimbabwe
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 107,380. Language: English. Published: April 16, 2013 by Agio Publishing House. Category: Fiction » Literature » Biographical
Bodie and Clyde return to Zimbabwe in 2007, but the good times have departed. The country has the highest inflation in the world; people resort to suitcases and wheelbarrows, just to carry the money. Isolated from the rest of the world, they experience shortages of food, water and electricity, with endless line-ups for gas if any is available. The banking system is collapsing...
Nahima
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Price: $10.99 USD. Words: 176,440. Language: Spanish. Published: May 3, 2011 by Literaturas Comunicacion SL. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Edith Chahín narra la historia de su madre, Nahima, una mujer siria nacida a finales del XIX. Para evitar la persecución turca, Nahima y su marido Yusef, huyen de Siria y tras un largo viaje llegan a Santiago de Chile. Las páginas de "Nahima" destilan el desarraigo y el dolor de la emigración por la separación y las dificultades de integración en una cultura totalmente diferente.
Closing Circles:Trapped In the Everlasting Mormon Moment
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 142,560. Language: English. Published: March 1, 2012 by Gray Dog Press. Category: Fiction » Literature » Biographical
From R.B. Scott, author of Mitt Romney: An Inside Look at the Man and His Politics, comes a rollicking, brutally candid novel of a young Mormon journalist’s attempt to liberate himself from a failed marriage and the confounding influences of his religious culture and family.
Garbo's Faces
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Price: Free! Words: 116,070. Language: English. Published: November 4, 2012. Category: Fiction » Literature » Biographical
Garbo's Faces tells the story of Nachiketa Krishnamurti, a boy raised in India by his paternal grandmother who teaches him to speak with snakes. His father, Jiddu, is a well-known Indian mystic who is rarely home. His mother is never discussed. When Nachiketa is 23, Jiddu reveals to him that his mother is the reclusive Swedish film star, “Harriet Brown” (a Greta Garbo alias).
The Samurai Poet
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 126,770. Language: Canadian English. Published: October 11, 2013. Category: Fiction » Historical » General
Ishikawa Jozan wanted nothing more than to be a samurai like his father and grandfather. When an act of overzealousness costs him his position, he tries to serve his lord as a Confucian scholar. Once Ishikawa becomes entangled in political intrigues beyond his control, he discovers that the life of a hermitic literati can be just as dangerous as that of a warrior.
The Heroic Journey of Albert Bierstadt: Artist-Priest of the West
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Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 142,230. Language: English. Published: August 8, 2011. Category: Fiction » Literature » Biographical
(5.00 from 1 review)
A historical biography of the highest-paid and most controversial landscape artist in America after the Civil War.
Organza: A Memoir: Proof I Existed
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 112,450. Language: English. Published: August 27, 2012. Category: Fiction » Literature » Biographical
Organza, as Estelle Marie, calls herself, is 97 years old, of a spicy turn of mind, unafraid to expose her hits and misses. She writes, on her computer, "To prove I existed." She's poignant, amusing, confused and hopeful, clearly a woman you'll cherish.
Reflections
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Price: $5.50 USD. Words: 145,340. Language: English. Published: May 3, 2013. Category: Fiction » Literature » Biographical
Story of three young brothers' epic journey to a new country.
To Sharazad Whereever You Are
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 111,410. Language: English. Published: May 23, 2014. Category: Fiction » Literature » Biographical
The story of a woman who is married to a man who she believes is a traveling merchant, but is in reality, is the brutal dictator of a foreign kingdom.