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Haymakers: Part III
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 50,520. Language: English. Published: September 19, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Coming of age
Haymakers: Part III. How Mister Berkeley like coming back to Hingham after getting the rail out of town. How is our fighter doing in retirement? Anything left on the card? Or is he just in the can? Flying high now? Gonna try?
Trio of Lost Souls
Price: $4.95 USD. Words: 89,160. Language: English. Published: July 2, 2015 by Coffeetown Press. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled
Bill Vincent is a killer … in the name of justice. Not that the law would agree. With one murderous act of retribution for an attack on his wife, he leaves behind respectability and hits the road. After taking on a series of odd jobs, he meets Jim Garret, a like-minded spirit whose thirst for justice equals his own. They join together to beat the corrupt bossmen at their own political game.
Last Métro to Bleecker Street
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 93,260. Language: English. Published: June 22, 2015 by Fideli Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Jewish
A gripping, lyrical, spiritual, erotic and despairing journey, Last Métro to Bleeker Street plunges the reader into the streets cafes, souls, poetry, folk music, sexual hunger and despair of Paris and New York’s Greenwich Village of the 1960s.
Miss Nike Ajax
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 69,300. Language: English. Published: November 20, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
Ruby Danes is on a cross-continent roll up to Denver where she finds her flimflam father murdered, east to St. Louis where she falls in with Danny Mint, a pickpocket who's just pinched a mystery brass key that sends the pair of all damn places to Norfolk - in '62 a town dead in the atomic crosshairs and with drug runners who want Ruby's secret.
On the Road: A Reader's Guide to the Jack Kerouac Novel
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 12,220. Language: English. Published: July 7, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » Study guides -- Book Notes, Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » Study guides - Literature
Jack Kerouac's On the Road was a handbook for a generation and continues to inspire people today with its wild energy and unconventional ideas. This new, definitive guide to the novel includes: a biography of author Jack Kerouac, a look at the book's context, its literary elements, detailed chapter summaries, analysis, and suggestions for essays, all in concise and easy-to-understand language.
The Book of Changes
Price: $4.95 USD. Words: 91,950. Language: English. Published: October 10, 2013 by Coffeetown Press. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Coming of age
“Beast” comes to Berkeley in 1971, a time of political upheaval, hallucinogenic drugs, abundant sex, and down-and-dirty rock n roll. On his quest for meaning he hangs out with a Harley-riding dwarf, a pre-goth artists' model, a sorority girl turned nymphomaniac, and the heir to a family of French aristocrats with a bloody history. Book 3 of the California Quartet.
Das echte Unterwegs: Eine Geschichte der Schriftsteller der Beats Bewegung
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 10,270. Language: German. Published: February 8, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » History » European
Sie haben ihre Bücher gelesen. Jetzt tauchen Sie tiefer ein in der Beatnik-Kultur mit dieser Geschichte der Beatgeneration-Schriftsteller. Dieses Buch folgt den früheren Tagen der Bewegung und verfolgt es bis am Ende. Entlang des Weges werden Sie Leckerbisse über alle Autoren lernen (von Ginsberg bis zu Kerouac). Das Buch enthält auch Empfehlungen für das, was Autoren lesen.
The Beat Killer: A Biography of Beat Writer Lucien Carr and Riverside Park Murder
Series: Unofficial Biographies, Book 5. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 10,430. Language: English. Published: November 15, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Literary biography
Lucien Carr is rarely, if ever, mentioned in the same breath as the more famous poets and authors of the Beat Generation such as Jack Kerouac, Allen Ginsberg, or William Burroughs. The Beats were known for views and work that was considered very radical in the 1940s, 1950s, and into the 1960s. For some, this work was shocking, for others it was freeing and inspired a new generation of writers.
Study Guide: Big Sur (A BookCaps Study Guide)
Series: Study Guides, Book 92. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 11,600. Language: English. Published: September 24, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Classics
The perfect companion to Jack Kerouac’s, "Big Sur," this study guide contains a chapter by chapter analysis of the book, a summary of the plot, and a guide to major characters and themes. BookCap Study Guides do not contain text from the actual book, and are not meant to be purchased as alternatives to reading the book.
Desolation Row: Bob Dylan’s epic poem revisited
Series: Text Book, Book 10 · For Writers, Book 7 · Applied Philosophy, Book 10. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 4,030. Language: English. Published: August 17, 2012 by Altiora Publications. Categories: Nonfiction » Music » Lyrics, Nonfiction » Music » Biography
In Desolation Row, Bob Dylan takes a collection of classic themes and weaves a rich fabric that expresses the reality of 1960’s America. Dylan is not only a deep thinker, but also a broad thinker who articulates and condenses his ideas into elegant verse. He has been described as one of the most significant poets of the Twentieth Century, this epic poem is arguably his finest work.