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Fair Trade
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 1,440. Language: English. Published: October 11, 2009. Category: Fiction » Children’s books » Fiction
A short story for pre-teens. How can you make your peers understand that you are growing up and deserve a little respect?
Hobos I Have Known
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 11,680. Language: English. Published: February 28, 2011. Category: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author
Things during the Great Depression of the 1930s were much different than they are today. Men, soon known to everyone as hobos, threw themselves at the mercy of the residents of the towns and villages they traveled through looking for increasingly scarce work. These short stories tell their story through the eyes of one of the rural people who fed them.
Creepy 13
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 37,680. Language: English. Published: October 13, 2011. Category: Fiction » Horror » General
Almost Halloween! Thirteen short stories to get you in the mood. Each one is easily consumable for a lunchtime read. Most of these stories are lightly sautéed in science fiction. Some are salted with dark humor. All of them are boiled over a creepy flame. Goosebumps high, blood splatter minimum.
Valknut: The Binding
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 101,460. Language: English. Published: January 1, 2012. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Contemporary
When Lennie hops a freight train in a desperate search for her father, she's thrust into an underworld of hobos and gangbangers. But all is not as it seems. A series of terrifying encounters reveals her family's part in the ancient battle between Odin Allfather and Fenrir the Wolf. Now Fenrir is after her. Can she master her family's inherited power and bind Fenrir before he destroys her soul?
The Legend of Joe, Willy & Red
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 89,850. Language: English. Published: February 16, 2012 by Karla Locke. Category: Fiction » Adventure » Men’s adventure
Join Jared for a runaway train of a story, “The Legend of Joe, Willy & Red,” a story of the outrageous thirties - August of 1933 in fact, and the unlikely friendship of three men who choose the hobo trail rather than face the consequences of crimes they were accused of, but did not commit. They find themselves in a harrowing adventure of epic proportion and in a fight for their very survival.
Can You Hear the Music?
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Price: $6.95 USD. Words: 77,710. Language: English. Published: February 23, 2012. Category: Fiction » Adventure » General
Young Corey James’ life is shattered when a car crash takes the life of her parents. She is forced to live with relatives she has never seen before. Verbally and physically abused by her aunt Corey runs away disguised as a boy. Helped by an old hobo, she begins a journey that takes her on a series of adventures, both perilous and heartwarming. As they ride the rails together, Andy Curruthers tea
Rupunzel And The Three Hobo's
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Price: Free! Words: 980. Language: English. Published: March 12, 2012. Category: Fiction » Children’s books » Fairy tales & fables
A fractured fairy tale of the original Fictional story.
Sure, I Can Do That: a twentieth century american memoir
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Price: Free! Words: 32,100. Language: English. Published: April 20, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
My father grew up in the poverty of Dust Bowl Kansas during the Great Depression. Sure, I Can Do That is a collection of stories that he told about his life on the farm and his adventures riding the rails as a teenage hobo. These are true stories of an American life, told with humor and honesty. They paint a colorful portrait of a man who overcomes the limitations of his circumstances.
Faded Roses
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 47,870. Language: English. Published: April 27, 2012 by Don Johnson. Category: Fiction » Historical » USA
The faded roses of yesterday waft back with compelling intensity, touching the lives of those today in a sad yet often uplifting way. Fern Smith-Brown has written large the souls of Josiah Johnson, Cassie De Carlo, and Sam Sloan in this finely crafted novel of the past. It explores the 30s with trains, hobos, and hard times. But always speaks of love.
The President - Hobo Chronicles
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 36,440. Language: English. Published: May 12, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Boxing
When The Hobo tries to get justice for a fractured skull, the Hobart police refuse to arrest the perpetrator. Instead they try to entrap the innocent victim, giving him no choice but to sleep in the woods. In order to stay sober, he spars in hard gyms with great Australian fighters. Even when fit and sober, he realizes without the puppet master, he’ll never get to fight in Australia ever again.