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Name of Love
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 3,680. Language: English. Published: July 1, 2010. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Sunny has grown used to her older brother Horace's yawning crying. But she refuses to adjust to the notion that the physically deformed and mentally retarded twenty-one year old will have to be retired to the Georgia State Insane Asylum. She's the one who takes care of him and she's the one who will save him from the family hauling him off to Milledgeville--no matter what she has to do.
In His Own Hometown
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 3,480. Language: English. Published: July 27, 2010. Category: Fiction » African American fiction » Christian
Earl Sanders, a black man from Washington, DC, is the only one worthy enough to dedicate the new library in his S. Ga. home county. He is the only one to go away and make good. But nobody, black or white, is willing to put him up for the night but a bitter, old black lady who wants to know one thing: why would he come back after he finally got out of these turpentine woods?
Luck of the Count
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 5,240. Language: English. Published: August 20, 2010. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
On a Saturday morning drunk, the Count and his grown son Lucky stumble onto a black woman's shack in the quarters of Cornerville to pilfer for food. When she happens up on them, the Count pulls out his pocket knife and cuts her throat. They go to jail but not for long because the Count's brother King, as usual, gets them out. But the old lady's not done with them. Especially Lucky.
Castor Bean Seeds
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 560. Language: English. Published: August 27, 2010. Category: Nonfiction » Relationships and Family » Family activities
A young bride in 1963, my friendly new neighbors showered me with Castor Bean seeds. Nobody knew then that the seeds contained Ricin. They were just tall exotic plants, free for the sharing. Later I learned how toxic the seeds are and wondered how many had been carried downstream to Florida by the Alapaha River. But that was a different time--that was before the grasshopper became a burden.
Surprise Corn Patch
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 580. Language: English. Published: September 2, 2010. Category: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Agricultural science
Autumn is on the way to South Georgia, bringing with it changes in our backyard corn patch. Already, the corn stalks are drying in blowing poses, shaped by some hidden hand during the magic of midnight. From spring to fall I watch for changes in the cube of corn--my cows watch too.
Satan's Little Acre
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 780. Language: English. Published: September 8, 2010. Category: Essay » Literature
Land for sale! Best Offer. Or free--if you are willing and able to take over annual property taxes at $4,000 dollars on one acre of swamp in Southeast Georgia. View at your own risk. No refunds.
Birds in Migration: a descriptive nature essay
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 630. Language: English. Published: September 16, 2010. Category: Nonfiction » Inspiration » Personal inspiration
They come and go, the birds flying over our farmplace in South Georgia. We feed them, we watch them, we carry on about them. This year however, because of the Asian Bird Flu scare I'm hoping they will have forgotten our Southern hospitality.
Old Men & Young Virgins: From Adam On
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 870. Language: English. Published: September 22, 2010. Category: Essay » Literature
It's a well doccumented fact that old men since Adam have believed that a young virgin might not only make them happy but prolong their lives.
Bundling Twigs
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Price: Free! Words: 730. Language: English. Published: September 29, 2010. Category: Nonfiction » Home and Garden » Apartment living
Kneeling in the tiny, enclosed courtyard of her Atlanta townhouse, my friend was tying neat bundles of twigs from a massive wisteria vine she'd been gradually dismantling. "Why don't you just toss the mess over that wall?" I asked, pointing behind her. "Because," she said, "that's my neighbor's courtyard." I'm from the country of big men, big equipment and lots of space.
Hobo Justice
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Price: $7.00 USD. Words: 76,580. Language: English. Published: June 14, 2012 by CyPress Publications. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
Grief-stricken following his wife’s death, former cop and ex-railroad detective Benjamin Reed runs away from the tragedy and becomes a hobo. He drifts around the country until he encounters a dead teenager hanging upside down in a massive tree. He interrupts his life as a railroad bum long enough to help the local county sheriff bring the killers to justice and finds a new love along the way.