Books tagged: pathos

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Gibbous Moon
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Price: $4.00 USD. Words: 42,820. Language: English. Published: July 4, 2010. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Michael is a teenager with a thirst for life, dying to learn as his grandfather is learning to die. Grandfather is dying a slow, painful death. Michael's best friend succumbs to anorexia. Father is an alcoholic. Aunty Joan suffers from Down's Syndrome but this doesn't seem to have impaired her sexual appetite. Michael falls in love with a German exchange student. Is it going to end in tears?
Three Stories About Eccentricity
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 11,060. Language: English. Published: August 9, 2010. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Three stories with three memorably unbalanced narrators. Meet Brose, a professional legal entity for hire, who suddenly finds his lucrative anonymity threatened when a friend buys an RPG for him on Avenue C and 13th Street. Then there's Ophelia, whose fetish is the NFL, and finally you won't forget Ray, whose politically-incorrect father's in the hospital for standing up for his black employees.
Storage Space: A collection of contemporary poetry
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Price: Free! Words: 6,780. Language: English. Published: March 6, 2011. Category: Fiction » Poetry » African Poetry
Darren Stein worked in the townships and squatter camps around Johannesburg and Soweto from 1992-1996. His fields included adult literacy, voter education and community policing. His poetry deals with the emotional turmoil of his years in the townships, the psychological toll that this took upon him, and his subsequent immigration to Australia. His salvation is the joy of parenthood and marriage.
Its an Extraordinary Life - Don't Miss It
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 39,140. Language: English. Published: March 17, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Inspiration » General self-help
“Live Each Day As If You Have Cancer” is an Unforgettable Message. Randy Broad was diagnosed with Stage 3 Lung Cancer. After he got over the initial shock and fear this knowledge caused him, he decided that rather than fight his cancer, he would choose to live with it. He also accepted his cancer and decided not only that it would not stop him from living, but he would live extraordinarily.
After the Rains & Other Stories
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 57,980. Language: English. Published: June 3, 2011. Category: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author
This collection leads the reader on a scintillating roller coaster ride of emotions, with a generous serving of laughter, a hint of pepper and spices, and a back taste of deception. With distinctive and captivating voices, the stories give layers of wit and wisdom, and can be enjoyed on their own, or with company.
Love In A Time Of Innocence
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 51,310. Language: English. Published: October 1, 2011 by Hank10 Publishing. Category: Fiction » Plays & Screenplays » American
Love makes the world go round. "LOVE In A Time Of Innocence" chronicles all the emotions of love -- Fleeting -- Illicit -- Enduring. The fascinating story weaves through the lives of “ordinary” folk who explore and experience the mysteries of love in its many facets.
The Boys from the Bush
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 85,390. Language: English. Published: March 11, 2012. Category: Fiction » Historical » United Kingdom
The exploits of four friends growing up in post-war Shepherds Bush: pre-TV and computer games yet boredom never existed. Schemes were hatched in "H.Q." - a perilous bombed-out house where only bare rafters remained. David, our storyteller - tales usually involving dead bodies. Reggie, the best sportsman. Joey, asthmatic but immaculate - cherry-blossomed shoes, brylcreemed hair. Ken, the narrator.
Short Stories by a Short Author
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 78,660. Language: English. Published: August 11, 2012 by SynergEbooks. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
A collection of well-crafted short stories by a talented author for your reading pleasure. Each story is a snapshot of a life or lives in transition. No two stories or the persons involved are alike. Their endings are often surprising and unpredictable.
Feolito's Gift
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 15,520. Language: American English. Published: August 11, 2012 by Word Shadow. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Historical
The gift of ugliness. The curse of beauty. The magic of love. Can a handful of star-stuff change the fate of an ugly stone cutter who carves gargoyles in his own likeness? Or should he use his treasure for the benefit of another, an unattainable but unforgettable someone?
Eternity And More
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 26,430. Language: English. Published: November 10, 2012. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
This is the culmination of a life-long ambition to get a collection of science-fiction short stories out to the general public. I have covered many topics, some with a degree of irreverence, admittedly, but I have certainly provided every reader with plenty of food for thought.