Books tagged: nostalgia

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The Domino Effect
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 62,160. Language: English. Published: January 25, 2012. Category: Fiction » Literature » Coming of age
A humorous and heartfelt story about growing up and growing wise, The Domino Effect is the story of Danny Rorro, a charismatic kid from Queens poisoned by the past.
Memories
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,220. Language: English. Published: January 25, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
Ten Anecdotes of the author's life experiences - taken mainly from the early years. The reader will find plenty of nostalgia in this one. (A compendium of three books = "There's one born every minute", "Give it to Dad!" and "Home is where the Heart is.")
Reminiscence
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Price: Free! Words: 4,680. Language: English. Published: February 1, 2012. Category: Fiction » Historical » General
As the sun sets and night creeps into the grounds, an old gentleman prepares for dinner. That evening he receives a visit from an old acquaintance, whose visit changes both their lives forever. A gripping story of love, nostalgia, ambition and betrayal, Reminiscence is the latest story from the 'Forgotten Tales' saga by Jake Murphy.
The Old Porter Place
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 53,670. Language: English. Published: February 4, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Outdoor activities
In a simpler world long ago, there was a farmstead east of Carter, Oklahoma known as "The Old Porter Place." Two cousins, whose grandparents lived there, take readers on a nostalgic journey through stories from their childhood more than a half century ago. Their tales of a close-knit family's enduring love resurrect a time that existed in their very own "land of Cavaliers and Cotton Fields.
Walt Disney and the Facsimile of Reality
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 1,760. Language: English. Published: February 27, 2012. Category: Essay » Literature
An essay detailing the benefits and drawbacks of Walt Disney's affect on animation, and childrens' fiction and cinema. The author outlines how Disney the man and the corporation revolutionalized childrens' entertainment and animation, with the unexpected drawback of wounding traditional folk tales and mass-marketing childhood to create a shared experience as consumers.
The Money-Miler
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 49,660. Language: English. Published: March 3, 2012 by Musa Publishing. Category: Fiction » Historical » USA
The last story written by pulp pioneer Homer Eon Flint. Branching beyond his classic speculative fiction, Flint embraced the exploding mystery genre in this tale of a young man presented with more money than he ever imagined and those determined to relieve him of it by means mostly foul. Throw in a beautiful young woman with her own agenda and let the adventure begin!
Georgie Blake and the Bushie Sisters
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 57,890. Language: English. Published: March 15, 2012. Category: Fiction » Children’s books » Readers / Intermediate
Georgie Blake and the Bushie Sisters is an enchanting book; a heart-warming romp through a fifties childhood. While the book is written for eight to twelve year olds, especially girls, it can be read to and enjoyed by children of all ages. Parents and grandparents who grew up in the fifties will find the story delightful, triggering nostalgic memories from their own childhoods.
The Alone Man
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 7,540. Language: English. Published: March 16, 2012. Category: Fiction » Historical » Australia & New Zealand
The Alone Man draws on the concept of ‘dreamtime’. It is a ‘double love story’ about a man’s love for his wife and family and his love of the land and nature.
Scratcher
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 46,030. Language: English. Published: March 21, 2012. Category: Fiction » Children’s books » Short Stories
Scratcher is a young lad growing up and getting into trouble - lots of trouble - lots of FUNNY trouble - in a country town not too long after World War 2. Illustrated by Bruce Rankin
Lambourn - Stations of the Great Western Railway
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Series: Stations of the Great Western Railway, Book 5. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,710. Language: English. Published: March 24, 2012 by Bretwalda Books. Category: Nonfiction » History » Europe / Austria & Hungary
A fascinating history of one of the long vanished stations on the Great Western Railway. Lambourn Station is no more. There is nothing left on the ground to show that this was once the thriving terminus of an independent railway line, later taken over by the Great Western Railway.