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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.
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
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.
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.
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 » Plays & Screenplays » 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.
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.
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.
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
(5.00 from 1 review)
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.