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The Literary Devil's Dictionary
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 6,230. Language: English. Published: September 16, 2009 by New Summerfield Press. Category: Fiction » Humor & comedy » General
The Literary Devil's Dictionary is everything you ever wanted to scream about the book business but were afraid to yell.This satirical dictionary of literary terms will have you laughing out loud. Also contains other infernal delights like a "Rejection Rejection" form. Written in the style of Ambrose Bierce. Humor for grown ups by David Davis writing as Tom Twain.
If You Give a Redneck a Moonpie
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 800. Language: English. Published: September 16, 2009 by New Summerfield Press. Category: Fiction » Humor & comedy » General
The world is turned upside down when a good old boy gives another redneck a Moon Pie down at the trailer park. A humorous fable for grown ups by David Davis writing as Tom Twain.
The Quotable Mark Twain
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 6,180. Language: English. Published: October 20, 2009. Category: Nonfiction » Reference » Quotations
Mark Twain was a great observer of life, and had witty things to say about all corners of life. Collected here are over 100 of Twain's most beloved quotes.
High Times at the Hotel Bristol
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 73,110. Language: English. Published: April 6, 2010. Category: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author
Fact, fiction, gossip, history, anecdote, scandal... These 20 entertaining short stories are based on some of the scores of hotels around the world named Bristol. Here you'll find Lady Thatcher, Leon Trotsky, The Prince of Wales and the outrageous Lord Bristol. A great bedside book to read at home - or in a hotel. ***As featured in the Wall Street Journal and on BBC Radio 4's Excess Baggage
Vintage Reading: From Plato to Bradbury: A Personal Tour of Some of the World's Best Books
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Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 59,750. Language: English. Published: July 19, 2010 by Bancroft Press. Category: Nonfiction » Reference » Publishing and books
Vintage Reading brings eighty of the world's most unforgettable books out from behind the high castle walls, lowers the drawbridge, and welcomes readers inside. With lively and concise commentary, award-winning author Robert Kanigel throws an arm around the reader and becomes the tour guide to classics, best-sellers, lesser-known greats, and everything in-between.
The Trials of Huckleberry Finn: Adventures with Sam Clemens
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Price: $4.95 USD. Words: 79,190. Language: English. Published: December 1, 2010. Category: Fiction » Historical » General
What would have happened if Huckleberry Finn and Samuel Langhorne Clemens had grown up together in Hannibal, Missouri, in the 1850's? The Trials of Huckleberry Finn tells that story and follows their relationship through Sam's years on the Mississippi. Written in typical Huckleberry Finn narrative style this book is a must-read for any fan of Mark Twain.
A Deeper Wild
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 183,010. Language: English. Published: January 20, 2011. Category: Fiction » Literature » Western
A rollicking saga of the Oregon frontier, this novel is based on the true adventures and conflicting loves of Joaquin Miller, the Pony Express rider and Gold Rush miner who galloped to world-wide fame as the "Poet of the Sierras."
Murder on Mount Monadnock
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 91,280. Language: English. Published: October 19, 2011 by Surry Cottage Books. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
When the 20-year-old daughter of vaudeville star Lily Langtree turns up dead at the foot of Mount Monadnock in New Hampshire in the summer of 1910, the police consider it an unfortunate accident, but residents of her hotel, including Mark Twain, Franklin Roosevelt, Smokey Joe Wood, Robert Frost and boxer Jack Johnson are not so sure.
As You Don't Like It (Shakespeare didn't write Shakespeare)
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Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 39,140. Language: English. Published: November 14, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Literary biography
This book reveals a four-hundred-year old code, hidden within the works of Shakespeare, that illuminates the fact that William Shakespeare is a penname.
Nonsense
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 8,520. Language: English. Published: November 23, 2011. Category: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Humor
A flurry of humorous ramblings, bizarre anecdotes, and sporadic stories generously sprinkled with spurts of silliness. And lies. Outrageous falsehoods are contained herein. This book was newly updated with crisp, delicious new stories in May of 2014. Of course, that could be a lie too.