Books tagged: alienation

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Series: The Convergence, Book 1. Price: Free! Words: 126,200. Language: English. Published: October 11, 2009. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » General
Lassoed, knocked down, face planted in the dirt -- best thing to happen to Frank Bowen in years. When wife Liz went missing in the wilds of Belize, the constables of San Ignacio could find no trace. Years later, on a pilgrimage to her remote 'grave,' Frank is abducted and whisked away to a place he can't identify, by people whose motives and origins baffle him. Could this be what happened to Liz?
The Bank Teller and Other Essays on the Politics of Meaning
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 96,900. Language: English. Published: May 19, 2010 by Quid Pro Books. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Social policy
This book presents a unique and powerful analysis of the psychological and spiritual dimension of politics, culture, and society. In a series of strikingly original essays, Gabel sheds new light on a wide range of subjects based on “the longing for mutual recognition,” including the meaning of American politics, alienation, health care, affirmative action, the SAT, adversarialness, and law.
Crowd Noises
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 2,290. Language: English. Published: October 23, 2010. Categories: Fiction » Poetry » Canadian Poetry
Before I began to listen. In my younger days. I ranted. Invited into small spaces. Where my nose was rubbed in my words. Listened to my fellow poets. Bleed. Black. And wondered if I heard an echo. Or was everyone crazy. These were the Crowd Noises.
Let's Do the Brainwalk Again
Series: A Cartoon Miscellany, Miscellany-Four. Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 150. Language: English. Published: March 15, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Graphic novels & comics » Comics
Irreverent doodles strictly for entertainment. Wry cartoons in ink and watercolour.
Ghost Lake
Price: Free! Words: 4,690. Language: English. Published: March 27, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
A father reconnects with his son on a trip to the lake, resurrecting more than just memories.
Uneasy Living
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 12,460. Language: English. Published: July 7, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author
A collection of short stories involving abandonment, grief, loss, and betrayal
Just Passing Through
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 17,060. Language: English. Published: July 11, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author, Fiction » Literature » Biographical
This is a collection of writings: journeys, places, lovers and friends; a magic knife, a motorcycle journey across France, a friendly werewolf, an exile and quiet hero, a bear hunting Crow Indian etre bien dans sa peau, and a meditation on beauty and death.
I Don't Exist Here
Series: Writing Practice, 1. Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 2,960. Language: English. Published: September 4, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Plays & Screenplays » American
This short story will take your breath away... This short story has such strong sense of style and sentence rhythm. This short story comes from the Caribbean were English is not the first language but the use of the language is so measured and so strong... This short story is no "translition." There is a great deal of tension and coping. There are so many definitions of love in this short story.
Requiem for Locusts
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 114,070. Language: English. Published: September 11, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
A mentally-ill young woman wanders through the backyards of her neighborhood, inadvertently opening up its inner sanctums. This story is about neighbors forced to confront the chaos in their own lives, prompted by the psychological chaos of one of their own. It is Frost’s "good fences make good neighbors" adage transformed into "good fences mask the inevitable connections all neighbors have."
Sleezy the Fox: Story One - Sleezy Gets a Second Chance
Price: Free! Words: 5,310. Language: English. Published: December 13, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Children’s books » Fiction, Fiction » Children’s books » Animals
Each of us shall experience or perpetrate some wrong in our lives. At the critical stage of reconciliation and healing, it is vitally important that we are able to give others and ourselves the benefit of a ‘second chance’. And if you are like I used to be growing up, you may need to receive a ‘second chance’ many times before you eventually get it right.