Books tagged: narrative

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The Seven Year Laowai
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 8,760. Language: American English. Published: October 12, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Biographical
An ESL teacher's recollections of the seven years he spent teaching English in Wuhan, China. From the alcoholism which led him there to the nasty power games that pushed him out, The Seven Year Laowai provides an unflinching look at the lives of ESL teachers in the smoggy never-never land of Wuhan, China.
Exhalations from the Grave
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 7,490. Language: English. Published: October 9, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Poetry » Themes & motifs, Fiction » Poetry » Contemporary Poetry
This collection of poems includes those that are inspired by Halloween, by nature, by people and events; it also includes the Science Fiction series of poems, "The Tragedy of Simly & Lorella," a tale of star-crossed lovers in the 22nd century.
The Telltale Toilet
Price: Free! Words: 2,410. Language: English. Published: August 22, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Humor & comedy » Black comedy, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
(3.00)
Every apartment has its quirks-- a door that sticks, a light switch that doesn't work, or a tenant that disappears. Sometimes there’s a reason for it and sometimes things are better left alone.
Codename: Chimera
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 43,590. Language: English. Published: July 5, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General, Fiction » Adventure » Action
A famous millionaire dies under mysterious circumstances in the Brooklyn ghetto. What it was that made him go to such a dangerous place at night remains a mystery. The only clue is a book, Mythical Creatures of Ancient Greece, left on his body.Private detective Kevin Kris soon uncover a chain of bloody events shrouded in mystery from the past.
Faith Story: How a New Faith Narrative is Revolutionising Christianity
Price: Free! Words: 53,910. Language: English. Published: May 13, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Theology
The traditional Christian faith story encompasses creation to consummation, with the story of Jesus as its central point. However, the story as traditionally told fails at every point to be credible today. Without a credible faith story, Christianity cannot survive. What is happening is that a new narrative is arising that is radically reshaping Christianity and its future.
Online Learning: A Young Adult's Guide
Price: $1.69 USD. Words: 5,020. Language: English. Published: April 15, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » Non-formal education
A guide and narrative providing advice for anyone seeking courses or pursuing their degree online.
Of Suits and Horses
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,180. Language: English. Published: December 10, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
Of Siuits and Horses is an the adventure of a school boy in Trinidad and Tobago.
A Christmas Daydream
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 1,410. Language: English. Published: November 13, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Children's Books » Holidays & Celebrations / Christmas & Advent, Nonfiction » Inspiration » Personal inspiration
A Christmas Daydream is a delightful, nostalgic narrative of Christmas Market, told with passion and sensitivity that will touch your heart. It shares a message of family, love, and what truly matters. A story that is old as it is new with all the sights and sounds of tradition. It will engage and compel you. For the child in your life, or for the child that still lives inside your heart.
The Bucko Mate: Twenty Years in the Merchant Marine
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 141,710. Language: English. Published: November 11, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Adventurers & explorers
(5.00)
The Bucko Mate describes the author's seafaring experiences sailing as an officer in the American merchant marine. Mates lived a colorful life few have ever experienced. From the storms, fog, waterfront bars and union halls, to the near collisions, deaths at sea, fights, dangerous cargo and foreign lands, it is an exciting life. This is my way of getting some of that colorful era written down.
The Search for African Orality
Series: In search of human culture. Price: $30.99 USD. Words: 74,030. Language: English. Published: September 30, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Anthropology / Cultural, Nonfiction » History » Africa
Africa is commonly seen as the 'oral' continent, a contrast to 'literate Europe'. The anthropologist Ruth Finnegan, building on long experience of Africa's oral arts from both documentary and first-hand field sources, queries this notion and reveals Africa as the site of both oral and literate practices, and astoundingly rich in each. Remarkably readable as well as illuminating .