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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...
Stephen King: A Primary Bibliography of the World's Most Popular Author, 2013 Revised Edition
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Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 158,050. Language: English. Published: April 5, 2013 by Overlook Connection Press. Category: Nonfiction » Reference » Study guides
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[ 562 BOOK PAGES ] The newly revised 2013 edition of Stephen King: A Primary Bibliography of the World's Most Popular Author is the most comprehensive Stephen King Bibliography ever produced. Over 1450 separate entries, each with a description and full source data, from publication information to page numbers and More! Author Justin Brooks spent twelve years compiling this outstanding reference
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.'
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?
Rockin' The Bronx
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 101,290. Language: English. Published: December 21, 2012 and represented by Dystel and Goderich Literary Management. Category: Fiction » Literature » Coming of age
The Bronx is burning in 1980-82. John Lennon is being stalked, Bobby Sands is dying, the Reagan Revolution has begun and AIDS is about to be identified. Sean arrives from Ireland searching for his girlfriend, Mary. He finds a lot more than he's looking for, including Danny McCorley, a hard-hitting, book-loving, construction worker with a shadowy past in the Irish Republican movement and a secret.
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...
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).
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.
Arminius
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 161,830. Language: American English. Published: July 29, 2012. Category: Fiction » Historical » Ancient
The 1st of a 2-book series, ARMINIUS relates the early saga of an actual barbarian princeling in antiquity, later a legionary and Roman citizen, and later still an equestrian knight. He is said to have led a coalition of tribal warriors to victory in a famous battle that annihilated three entire Roman legions, and which may have subsequently affected the makeup of a segment of European society.
Tender
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 181,820. Language: English. Published: June 25, 2012. Category: Fiction » Literature » Biographical
Stephen King: "Mark Childress's novel, TENDER, is a little more than just a fine novel; it is a big, all-American, Technicolor dreamboat of a book, as vital and as intense as anything I've read in the last 10 years. Childress's understanding and love of this new music lends Tender the sort of piney woods authenticity I associate with such American classics as Elmer Gantry and All The King's Men."
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.
Moosemeat, Turnips & Betsy
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Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 195,840. Language: English. Published: March 7, 2012. Category: Fiction » Literature » Biographical
An immigrant's family struggles against the elements, poverty and the onslaught of World War 11. Six children, one of whom is developmentally delayed ensures an uncertain future.
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.
I, Nephi...
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 103,250. Language: English. Published: December 2, 2011. Category: Fiction » Literature » Biographical
"Folks in Jackson Hole raise kids and hell, and plenty of both." - Bill Menor, owner of Menor's Ferry, Jackson Hole, Wyoming 1893 - 1918 There were those who raised kids and they were good at it. Nephi had no interest in the project. Hell-raising, however, was something a talented young rancher could sink his teeth into. It was Nephi's signature specialty. . .until murder trumped mayhem.
Just Money
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 162,570. Language: English. Published: September 15, 2011. Category: Fiction » Literature » Biographical
This book is based on real events in England in 1990, a maelstrom of large scale financial fraud that left a lot of people breathless at the time. The author was at the heart of the efforts to put it all right. Inevitably it is in involved story but the inclusion of the hero's girlfriend allows all the explanations to be given as the story proceeds. Try it - you'll be wiser for having read it.
Two in One | Paula Voss
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Price: $11.33 USD. Words: 139,470. Language: German. Published: September 11, 2011. Category: Fiction » Literature » Biographical
Buch 1 - Der Aufbruch - Der unkonventionelle Lebensweg von Paula führt über viele Stationen nach Ibiza, wo sie dem Glück am nächsten kommt. Doch auf das Glück bekommt man keine Garantie.... Buch 2 - Der Neubeginn - Nach einem Selbstmordversuch fängt Paulas Leben neu an und führt sie nach New York....
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
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A historical biography of the highest-paid and most controversial landscape artist in America after the Civil War.
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.
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.
Zheng He
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 159,380. Language: English. Published: March 4, 2011. Category: Fiction » Drama » Asian
This is a novel about the life of Zheng He, one of the greatest Admirals in the history of the world who led gigantic Chinese fleets to Vietnam, Java, Sri Lanka, India, Saudi Arabia, and the east coast of Africa. And yet, at the peak of his unparalleled success, the decision was made to destroy his Great Fleet. Why? This is the gripping story of Zheng He's life. And Fate.