Books tagged: comingofage

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Three Avenues of Escape
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Price: Free! Words: 1,920. Language: English. Published: September 7, 2009. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
A short story (1,650 words) about a young man's utilization of several items left to him by his older brother as a means to escape his father's bigotry. Some adult language and implied sexual situations, but nothing overt. This story first appeared in the Fall 2006 issue of the literary magazine The First Line.
Daughter Am I
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 87,420. Language: English. Published: October 13, 2009 by Second Wind Publishing, LLC. Category: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » General
When twenty-five-year-old Mary Stuart learns she inherited a farm from her recently murdered grandparents -- grandparents her father claimed had died before she was born -- she becomes obsessed with finding out who they were and why someone wanted them dead. "A delightful treasure hunting tale of finding oneself in a most unlikely way." --Publisher's Weekly
Key West...Erotic Awakenings in Paradise!
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 7,150. Language: English. Published: October 30, 2009. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
A little history and young romance in Key West. Deliciously humorous and slightly bawdy. A tempting slice of Americana in the vein of American Grafitti. A fast and delightful read! The Nuns at Mary Immaculate High take in female Latina boarders. Billy Ramon & I begin dating two of these beauties, Irene from Venezuela and Lela from Argentina. Humorous first time sexual discovery blossoms!
Birthday Girl
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 114,660. Language: English. Published: December 3, 2009 by Seedpod Publishing. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Sixteen-year-old Tracey Burns has been confined to a single room for two years. One night, amid chaotic spring winds, she slips to freedom and inadvertently sets herself on a journey that takes her further away from the one thing she wants most: to find the mother who left her behind.
At the Table of Want
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 108,930. Language: English. Published: December 14, 2009 by Foremost Press. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
At the Table of Want, a coming-of-age love story, chronicles orphan Truman Kramer's settling into a Peace Corps assignment in a small Malaysian community, where he eventually finds himself involved with a local shopkeeper's wife, an unloved woman craving anything of her own.
Portman, The Great Exchange Artist
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 81,320. Language: English. Published: February 3, 2010. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Set in the legendary world of Wall Street during the days leading up to the current financial turmoil, PORTMAN, THE GREAT EXCHANGE ARTIST is the story of the volatile and ultimately fragile friendship that develops between the brash Richard Portman and the story’s shy narrator, Clark Knowles, as they vie for the attention of the beautiful Lara Spellman and for lucrative stock-trading jobs.
The Friday Night Club, a novel
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 96,140. Language: English. Published: July 12, 2010. Category: Fiction » Literature » Coming of age
Davis Robertson is in mid panic attack. His fiancée is walking down the aisle, the love of his life sits watching, he's sure an attack by vengeful strippers is imminent, and there's a little matter of a gun wielding, RV stealing tow-truck driver out to kill him.
Tom Sawyer In Hell
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 63,950. Language: English. Published: September 9, 2010. Category: Fiction » Literature » Coming of age
All life is a series of stories and Tom Sawyer in Hell is mine. The narrative follows the misadventures of a naive young man who has optimistic expectations about life that rapidly go south as he makes his way thru college, courts and jails and small town lawyers, strip clubs, a gig as a Park Avenue doorman, hopelessness, psychopharmacology, absurdity, and the struggle to land a corporate job.
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.
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.