Books tagged: starvation

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Once Upon a Summer
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 4,600. Language: English. Published: June 8, 2010. Category: Fiction » Holiday » Humorous
Sissy, 6, and Jim, 8, have been sent to their father, the community drunk, for the summer, hoping to find food and a kind word from the man they barely know. Always hungry, obviously unwanted, Sissy repeats "Thank the Lord" at every meal, which their grandmother, aunt and uncle find obnoxious. When their father finally speaks to Sissy and Jim it is in the form of a strange goodbye.
Travis & Muldoon's Adventures On The Santa Fe Trail
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 95,210. Language: English. Published: September 26, 2010. Category: Fiction » Plays & Screenplays » American
Two contemporary men burn out, quit their jobs, buy some horses and head west to find real life. It's a six week trip through the desert, and they have no idea of what they are getting into.
A Fine Mess
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,700. Language: English. Published: March 22, 2011. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » General
Kenneth is the best gatherer among the survivors. Only a few can gather Strings, the floating, Frayed remnants of what was once the edible vegetation of the world. Which is why there are a lot fewer people now than Kenneth remembers when he was younger. He might be only ten, but even Kenneth knows that if you can't catch Strings, you can't eat. And if you can't eat, you starve and you die...
The Daughter of Red Bean Soup!
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,820. Language: English. Published: April 7, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Inspiration » Personal inspiration
Do you know what you will do if you're starving to death? There are some people who have no heat and hardly anything to eat. When my mom was a little girl, she suffered from starvation. when my mom had NO hope, she found 'red bean' at the end of the rope.
Eggplant Smile
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,220. Language: English. Published: April 7, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Inspiration » Personal inspiration
My teeth were once covered with purple eggplant. This narrative nonfiction tells the story of my childhood and how I had Eggplant Smile in the Kingdom of Eggplant. Even though I was too little to remember this Eggplant Smile story, both my grandma and my mom told me countless times! These stories were saved in the deepest part of my heart~~~which later to be excavated
Our Name Wasn't Written - A Malta Memoir (1936-1943)
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 46,680. Language: English. Published: April 16, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
This is the memoir of a young mother struggling to feed, clothe and house her family on “the most bombed island on earth” — Malta, during World War II. Written by two generations of eye-witnesses to the destruction wrought on the strategically vital island of Malta by Nazi Germany and Fascist Italy.
The Murder Creek Chronicles
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 16,200. Language: English. Published: September 18, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Relationships and Family » Divorce
The Murder Creek Chronicles gives an entertaining account of how the author dealt with and endured a difficult divorce while struggling to make a 25-year old travel trailer, in the middle of the wilderness, barely habitable.
Alien Fruit
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 22,860. Language: English. Published: November 24, 2011. Category: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Sci-Fi & fantasy
Book one in the Newark Trilogy. A colony struggles to survive in an unforgiving world. Two brave teens strike out on their own and overcome impossible odds to help their struggling colony.
The Adventures of Vivian Sharpe, Vegan Superhero
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 146,320. Language: English. Published: February 1, 2012. Category: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Thriller and Suspense
An ordinary 15-year-old girl receives an unlikely visitor in the night, setting off a series of sudden and profound changes in her life including new special powers, a new worldview, new friends, a new summer job, and an urgent task to expose the destructive plans of her hometown's largest and most respected employer. This story is a classic American coming-of-age vegan superhero thriller.
1309 Days to Freedom
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 110,820. Language: English. Published: March 20, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
This is the autobiography of Dietrich W. Geschke, who was born in pre-war East Prussia. Kept along with his mother and sister on Russian collective farms in post-war Kaliningrad Oblast (pre-war East Prussia) for 3 1/2 years and eventually escaped from East Germany to West Germany. His family immigrated to the U.S. in 1952.