Books tagged: american dream

The adult filter is active; content marked as adults-only by the author is not listed. To view this content, click the button below to disable the adult filter.

Found 41 results

Cardinal Sin: Vanity
By
Price: Free! Words: 5,360. Language: English. Published: December 9, 2009. Category: Fiction » Literature » Drama
Jesse's modeling career is over, she finds herself prideful and not destined for sainthood. A short story in a series of seven deadly sins. Jesse has past turning fifty in a world where only beauty counts. Short Fiction, romance, literary, immigration
The Rucksack Letters
By
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 85,150. Language: English. Published: December 12, 2009. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » By region
In 2001, Steve McAllister decided to leave behind the life that he knew and follow the footsteps of Kerouac down the road less traveled. Filled with colorful characters, blazing humor, and somber soul-searching through the vivid tapestry of America’s underbelly, "The Rucksack Letters" is a pivotal first step at a time when the world is seeking a new path.
If Trees Could Fly
By
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 73,400. Language: English. Published: April 5, 2010. Category: Fiction » Drama » European
« Henri Debidour has written a gripping novel. This coming of age story from France is as it turns a powerful drama on the American Dream. » Khaled Hosseini (« The Kite Runner » – Riverhead Books – Penguin) (« A Thousand Splendid Suns » - Riverhead Books – Penguin)
The New Superpower
By
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 17,270. Language: English. Published: May 17, 2010. Category: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Buddhism
Hiroshima. The Bomb. Madness. The Buried Dream of America. Quantum Physics. Buddhism. The Individual & The Universe. Reality. Mirrors. Delusion. The Buddha. The Real Battle. The Beginning and End of Time. The Roots of America. The Lotus Sutra. Electrons. Karma. Hibakusha. The Ceremony in the Air. Revolution. The Intent of the Universe. It's all here in this book. Come on in.
Poverty is a Choice: How and Why Millions Turn Their Backs on the American Dream
By
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 32,670. Language: English. Published: August 13, 2010. Category: Nonfiction » Self-improvement » Motivation and inspiration
REVISED EDITION(aka Reviled by-drug-addicts-alcoholics-slackers-occupy-wall-street/dc edition) This is the best 2012 graduation gift for the brother, sister, cousin, etc. who lives in the basement.
If You Can Keep It
By
Price: $3.75 USD. Words: 82,190. Language: English. Published: August 16, 2010. Category: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Current affairs
Civilizations die from suicide, not by murder - Arnold Toynbee, (1889 - 1975) We are about to awake from the American Dream. This book is about the loss of a good thing, our country. It addresses the poor care we give to maintaining it, how we fail to appreciate the economic, social and even military “monsters” that collectively embody a crushing burden we are less and less able to bear.
The Revised Kama Sutra: A Novel
By
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 125,370. Language: English. Published: October 8, 2010. Category: Fiction » Literature » Coming of age
A Confederacy of Dunces meets Catcher in the Rye in this comic novel about a boy growing up Catholic in India, freeing himself from brainwashing by priests and nuns, and hitching himself to an American Dream. The Dream is interrupted by a grueling campaign against his virginity; the novel was described as Kurt Vonnegut as "very funny," and was published in ten countries and seven languages.
The Holy Terror
By
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 82,470. Language: English. Published: December 21, 2010 by Crossroad Press. Category: Fiction » Horror » General
"Crippled and insane, I am the American Dream!" Evan Shustak is on the hunt for the "Pain Killer," who is taking out Chicago's "invisible people" one by one. Evan and a mis-matched band of would-be saviors fight to protect their own, while the author leaves us wondering - is the killer evil, or is he a hero too? Painful to read, brutally honest. Reminiscent of Flannery Oconner.
The Blacker Berry Tells the Truth
By
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 30,020. Language: English. Published: January 7, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Self-improvement » Emotional healing
I spent a great deal of my life struggling with issues that were actually beyond my control. I am grateful for the experience because it truly built the person that I am today. Upon doing some research, I found my trial by fire was a small symptom of very large issue in the African American community. I wrote this book to examine my issues at length and to expose the fallacies behind them.
The Schepp Family Chronicles
By
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 75,970. Language: English. Published: January 12, 2011 and represented by Concierge Publishing Services. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Fredrick Schepp stepped off a steamer in 1853 to seek his fortune on American soil. The dream led him and his mail-order bride to Kansas where their investment bought a piece of prairie that remains in the family to this day. Scattered to Nebraska and Oklahoma, Schepps live the American dream. But getting there, the family has experienced success, failure, wealth, poverty, kidnapping, and murder.