Books tagged: biographical fiction

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To the Ends of the Earth: The Last Journey of Lewis & Clark
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 159,940. Language: English. Published: November 24, 2009. Category: Fiction » Historical » General
St. Louis, 1809. Three years after the Lewis and Clark Expedition, Meriwether Lewis never felt less like a hero. Trapped in a thankless political job, he's drinking too much and spending money like there’s no tomorrow. Confronted by an unexpected and dangerous enemy, Lewis finds himself drawn into a conspiracy to put him and William Clark at the head of a new American empire.
The Freel of Streel: Part One in the Narrative of John of Origin
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Price: $2.50 USD. Words: 65,650. Language: English. Published: November 19, 2010. Category: Fiction » Literature » Visionary & metaphysical
It is always advisable, when you are a conman, to make sure that the town that you're about to try to con does not have a land such as Streel hidden within it. For if it does, you may find yourself trying to escape your mind in an incomprehensible land with a left-handed scribe, being forced to deal with lexically picky ants, Kweengs, and the Freel on your journey through your fears, God and love.
Letter To Berkshire Shareholders (First Draft)
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 1,120. Language: English. Published: November 26, 2010. Category: Fiction » Humor & comedy » Satire
Let them eat credit default swaps. Warren Buffett’s partner is in a crotchety mood. He’s fed up with ordinary people thinking they can get rich off the sweat of others. Who do they think they are? Hedge fund managers? “Letter to Berkshire Shareholders (First Draft)” is a businesslike corporate story. Think of it as a moral bailout. Can Warren Buffett make the truth more palatable?
Zigzag: Flashbacks of a Painter
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 33,500. Language: English. Published: November 28, 2010. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
An erratic journey through fifty short stories and illustrations by artist Gym Halama. Pulp, fiction, autobiographical sketches and oil on canvas brought together in a fascinating book. ‘It's a great read, atmospheric and witty.’ Peter Capaldi ‘Her book is a little gem...’ Sam Cutler ‘A fascinating memoir of a fascinating life.’ Paolo Hewitt ‘Terrific.’ Chris Stewart
Kodak Moments
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 1,140. Language: English. Published: December 27, 2010. Category: Fiction » Literature » Biographical
Boxes of old slides find new life when they become a computer slide show. Ron watches the parade and recaptures those precious Kodak moments. Georgiann Baldino's short story recalls a simpler time and the joy of precious memories.
Claustrum: Part Two in the Narrative of John of Origin
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Price: $2.50 USD. Words: 61,290. Language: English. Published: January 16, 2011. Category: Fiction » Literature » Visionary & metaphysical
Claustrum, a superhero with a strange power, the ability to control people with strange, elegiac mixtures of words, seemingly randomly shows up in the city of Dioma, not knowing where he came from or why he is there. The city is then beleaguered by the cruel villain Sine Animus, who is immune to Claustrum's powers over words. Claustrum flees the city and is forced to seek his own personal truth.
Confessions of a Courtesan
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 95,580. Language: English. Published: October 12, 2011. Category: Fiction » Historical » General
From the harsh streets of 18th century London, Lizzie Cane rose to become the most successful, sought-after courtesan in England! Mistress of earls, dukes and even a prince, she lived a luxurious life that was not without its perils. A single misstep could spell disaster! Then, at the height of her career, she risked everything she'd struggled to gain by breaking the courtesan's cardinal rule!
Price Breaks And Heartaches Volume Two
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 51,000. Language: English. Published: December 10, 2011. Category: Fiction » Humor & comedy » General
The continuing somewhat true story of how I barely lost my virginity, almost missed out on true love and nearly lost my mind!
Kafka's Hairbrush
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 4,180. Language: English. Published: January 31, 2012. Category: Fiction » Literature » Biographical
Someone's having a bad hair day. Anxious writer Franz K. waits for the pharmacy in Prague's old square to open so he can purchase a bottle of his favorite hair tonic. Why are they late? What is wrong with the clerk? Why can't he understand a word he says? "Kafka’s Hairbrush" is an analeptic literary love story. A little pick-me-up. Can the fretful writer ever settle his nerves?
The Dewey Boy
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 12,080. Language: English. Published: March 4, 2013. Category: Fiction » Children’s books » Historical / United States / 19th Century
The Dewey Boy is historical fiction about the eight-year old George Perrin Dewey’s summer on the Perrin Farm in Berlin, Vermont, USA, owned by his Aunt Lucy and Uncle Porter Perrin. Some of his many adventures predict his future as the famous Admiral George Dewey. The book is suitable for classroom use, with discussion questions and explanations of idioms used in that time period.