Books tagged: midwest life

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Possum Trot
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Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 39,670. Language: English. Published: May 19, 2011. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
The pieces in this collection form a lament for a way of life mostly gone. “The family farm is dead. Did you know?” says one character within. “E.B. White writes Charlotte’s Web today, it takes place in a hog confinement. Imagine Wilbur living in a concentration camp for pigs.”
Butt-washing Funny
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Price: Free! Words: 20,120. Language: English. Published: November 1, 2011. Category: Fiction » Humor & comedy » General
A collection of Midwest and Southern short stories and jokes by the author.
Stan by Me
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 54,210. Language: English. Published: November 24, 2011. Category: Fiction » Humor & comedy » General
"CARPE DIEM! IDIOT." Follow Ollie Schurtz as he ventures back to his hometown of Havendale, Missouri for a Christmas holiday he won't soon forget. After losing his job and nearly being killed by his father, Ollie bends the ear of his childhood friend, Stan Tubbs. The two recall what it was like to grow up in Midwestern America during the 1940’s and 1950’s.
Cream From Butterflies
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 102,240. Language: English. Published: March 22, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
This is a personal story that reveals life in the mid-twentieth century that is mainly peaceful, mostly prosperous, when Americans dreamed big and dreams came true. And on a smaller scale, the story of how a writer can be formed: by commitment to a diary. The writer's five year diary written between 1959 and 1963 is included between essays about growing up in a small Wisconsin town.
My Father's House: a novel
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 68,110. Language: English. Published: August 3, 2012. Category: Fiction » Romance » Contemporary
Cole Jansen, a young career-minded businessman, estranged from his family. Rachel Miller, a faith-filled Amish woman with secrets and dreams, dedicated to hers. A chance encounter. An unlikely romance. An improbable love...all leading to crucial decisions of character, faith and sacrifice. My Father’s House, a love story of truth and tragedy that will touch your heart and warm your soul.
Benny Kauff Baseball Phenom And Outcast
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Price: $3.75 USD. Words: 8,180. Language: English. Published: March 4, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » True Crime » Organized crime
Benjamin Michael Kauff was a controversial major league centerfielder. He was only 5'8" but possessed tremendous hitting power, especially to right field in the old New York Polo Grounds. Heralded as the "Ty Cobb of the Federal League", he signed with the NY Giants in 1916.. Benny's career ended prematurely in 1920, after he was banished from baseball by Commissioner Kennesaw Mountain Landis.
Cocaine Wasteland A Porn Star Is D.O.A.
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Price: $3.75 USD. Words: 4,300. Language: English. Published: December 5, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » True Crime » Drug trade
Shauna Grant made 30 porn films, earning approximately $100,000. She was a nude model and adult film star from the age of 18 until her untimely death two years later. At 20 she committed suicide with a .22 long rifle. My text looks at her last days and some of the people she associated with in the adult industry. I have also done extensive research to profile her maternal and paternal ancestry.