Books tagged: american short story

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This is My Time
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 14,120. Language: English. Published: December 24, 2011 by Rominna Books. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
This is My Time is a post-postmodern version of Hemingway’s In Our Time, and while it follows the structure and a few themes, it does not “re-write” Hemingway’s texts.
Man of the Misty Trail
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,680. Language: English. Published: March 3, 2012. Category: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Spiritual & metaphysical
In this magical real tale reminiscent of short works by Isabel Allende and Gabriel Garcia Marquez, a young man finds himself trapped by his existence in the cloud forests of the eastern Andes. Through a series of bizarre encounters with animals of the mist, he comes to realize a dreadful truth, and he is faced with the most important decision of his life.
On Heroes' Wings - An American Tale of Patriotism, Courage, and Pride
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 16,200. Language: English. Published: March 16, 2012. Category: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Adventure
ON HEROES' WINGS is a tale of patriotism and courage that focuses on a family of Bald Eagles and a nine year old son of a US military soldier. The youngest of the eagles and the young boy both must learn what it means to be patriotic, courageous, and to take pride in the land they love. Rediscover American patriotism, or watch as it blooms anew, with this exciting new American classic.
A Birthday Wish, A Short Story
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,370. Language: English. Published: June 7, 2013. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
A picture from that moment shows me in my white Sunday dress with a grass stain down the side, my hair ribbon askew, and my face glowing over the candles. It was the last time that I was really happy. It was the last time that I believed I could change my life just by only wishing for it to be different. This and other stories are available in Ghost Country: A Novel
John Lennon and the Chicken Holocaust, A Short Story
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,080. Language: English. Published: June 7, 2013. Category: Fiction » Drama » American
My mother considered the anniversary of John Lennon’s murder to be the most important date in American history. She even wrote our congressional representative every year about making it a national holiday. She had yet to receive a response. That did not stop her from holding a wake in his honor every year on the date of his death. This and other stories are available in Ghost Country: A Novel
Shame, A Short Story
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,530. Language: English. Published: June 7, 2013. Category: Fiction » Literature » Coming of age
The neighbors were tolerant and intrigued by my mother. Even when she and my father were standing in the front yard yelling and swearing at each other, they would look the other way and still smile at my mother when they passed her on the street the next day.
Spring, A Short Story
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,940. Language: English. Published: June 7, 2013. Category: Fiction » Literature » Drama
My mother named me Ama Ganugogv. It meant spring in Cherokee. Spring is the season for new beginnings and that is what I was to my mother. I symbolized her fresh start in the white world far away from the mountains of North Carolina where the rest of her family still lived. This and other stories are available in Ghost Country: A Novel
Trail of Tears, A Short Story
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,430. Language: English. Published: June 7, 2013. Category: Fiction » Literature » Coming of age
"That was the first time that I really began to think of myself as different. My mother pushed her ideas into my head until I was backed into a corner with only my family to keep me company. It was a lonely place to be." It's not easy being different, and Ana struggles to balance life between her Cherokee ancestry and the life of a typical child in a small town.